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Array .'���' ��� ���   'STS'  OOl'HO,i  .��� :<  r.���-������'���:��� i:.-:f^7  ttw-WA'ft?'�� A"-:  '^"V 28 1905' ' I"  VOLUME  IX.  NELSON, B. C.; SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 35, 1905.  NUMBER 20  JUVENILE  CRIMINALS  George Johnson's Interesting  Figures.  A wealth of valuable information was  compressed in a paper written  by Mr.  George Johnson,   retiring  Dominion  statistican, on juvenile crime.     Tbe  paper was read before a body of Methodist ministers in this city and gave  the reverned gentlemen and all others  interested   in the   welfare of society  something to think about.   While Mr.  N. Johnson found that the   figures  for  1904 showed a diminution, the calculation being made on percentages based  on an approximate estimate of population, there is every reason for serious  consideration ofthe causes of youthful  depravity.     Like all statisticans Mr.  Johnson divided and sub-divided his  subject and gave   much information  that was more or less startling in character.   While youthful offenders under  sixteen years of age seemed  to have  had a "go" at all kinds of crime the  predominant tendency was to larceny  by far the greater number of charges  being for that offence. .  Just why there should be so much  youthful thieving in a country   like  Canada,  with   no   densely populated  centers, aud consequently no squalor  and no slums is hard to determine.   It  is a serious question and calls for the  must thoughtful consideration of the  clergy, the teaching profession and all  others who assist in the moulding of  character.   Mr. Johnson quoted figures  covering several years and dwelling on  1904 took evident pleasure in pointing  to a decrease in juvenile eriminalty.  He asks for tbe reason and points out  that'it could not have been leniency  ou the "part of judges and juries as the  peffcetitage of convictions was  68.21,  quite equal to any previous year.   The  essayist arrived at the conclusion that  "the decrease was due to an aroused  public conscience, to the efforts made  to instil into the youthful mind the  value   of   character, to   the   greater  watchfulness of parents   and in  the  greater insistence by the pulpit of the  fact that amongst all the changes of  modern life, all the severing influences  of socie y and business the* ten commandments are still in force."  "H=^Mr.-Johnson's-viewsHmay-l.e=strictly-  accurate but it seems to the Citizen  that back of   all the preaching  and  teaching stands the home, and the imperfection of parental example and restraint has more to do with juvenile  precocity in evil than any other factor.  Probably to properly diagnose the cause  for criminal tendencies each case would  have to be treated separately and  the  home life and environment given minute investigation.    It is a disgrace to  the great province of Ontario with its  vaunted school system, thousands of  churches, and comfortable homes that  it furnishes more than fifty per cent, of  the youthful criminals of the Dominion.   If the army of recruits for  the  filling of penitentiaries in. the future is  to come from boys and girls who start  their career of sin early in life there is  abundant, need for  a change in   the  point of emphasis inthe teachings in  churches   and  Snnday   schools,  and  such conditions, go to justify the demand made in some quarters for religious instruction in  public.schools.  Wnat is needed is apparently less stress  on.   purely  doctrinal   and  dogmatic  theories and a thorough   drilling of  children along ethical lines. ;.. As Mr.  Johnson   well says, they  should   be  taught that the ten commandments  are still in force.   The duty of respecting each other's right in  property, cannot be too strongly impressed.    The  business ethics of to-day are somewhat  inclined to run ih the direction of get  all you can and do the other fellow-  first and  that tendency but increases  the responsibility of those entrusted  with the training of the young.  The Citizen would suggest that iu  Ottawa one of the most glaring defects  in tiie home life is the presence on the  streets at night of boys and girls who  should be at home under parental influence. Young girls are altogether too  uunterous on the streets for their owi>  or the city's good. This is a case where  the police have.to be very cautious  about interfering and there is no doubt  that the blame rests entirely with the  parents. Fathers and mothers guilty  of laxity in the period when character  is forming are entitled to but little  sympathy should their children prove  a disappointment later in life.���Ottawa  Citizen.  the Ministers  at hedley  Speeches by Messrs. McBride  and Green.  along.   Eut he reminded the audience  tliat it was easy now, to decry subsidies  when everything is coming our way. { ford had done his work  Had tliey lived in British Columbia in  the  dark days   they  would  say that  those   men who voted subsidies  and  NAVY LEAFUE'S  TRIBUTE  During their visit to tiie interior the  Premier and Hon. Mr. Green had many  opportunities of. pre-enting the policy  of their Government to the people,  but at no place did they go into this j  matter so exhaustiviey as they did at  the meeting at Hedley. Mr. McBride,  in a somewhat  lengthy speech,  told  i  'land grants had done right.     When  travelling in theeast be had heard men  say that they wouldn't give one Ontario farm for the whole province.  Mackenzie, Cartwright aud Blake had  all pronounced against railway building in British Columbia in most pronounced terms, and this hud-helped to  make it necessary to give dollars and  j acres to  secure railways..    Now   we  Hon. J. H. Turner Delivers a  Patriotic Speech.  A late copy of the Navy League  Journal, give3 special attention to the  Nelson ceutenary celebration, in London. In a long list of the tributes on  Nelson column Trafalgar Day mention  is made of an "immense autumn-tinted  maple leaf bearing an anchor of lichens  and the emblems rose, shamrock and  thistle. "To the memory of Nelson,  from the Victoria-Esquimalt branch of  the Navy League."'     ,   .;     -  The Navy League banquent on the  evening of Trafalgar ;Day.was held at  the Criterion restaurant, presided oyer  by the Earl of Ranfiirly, G. C. M. Q.  J. H. Turner, agent-geueral for British Columbia, is reported at the banquet as follows :   My Lord, Your Excellency, ladies and gentlemen, in commemorating, as we are doing to-night,  the memory of tne greatest naval hero  the world has ever known, it struck'  me that   the   toast   "The   Land   We  Love" is eminently appropriate.    It  agrees with the sentiment of his life.  He showed by all: his life and actions  that he was an intent lover of his own  land.    I feel it a great honor to-night  to be associated with  my brother colonials in replying to  this toast, but at  this late hour I am sure that.all will  appreciate the fact that brevity is eloquence.     I must, however, in my position as the representative of my country, sa   that the Navy League of Victoria-Esquimalt���indeed, all the people  in British Columbia--will feel highly  *gratified=thaT"they^l^  upon to take part in this  memorable  commemoration., because all the people  of British Columbia are lovers of home.  The old land  is still home to tbem.  (Hear, hear.)    But ray Lord, the sentiment of the people iu the colonies in  this respect is stronger and deeper, I  believe,  than  the   sentiment   of  the  people of the Old Country.   The people  of the colonies aspire to the idea that  the whole of Britain, not the mother  island alone,  but Canada,  Australia,  the Cape, and all the other colonies,  are the Empire,  tliat they  form one  country, and  that country is the land  they love.   (Hear,  hear.)     It is true  tliat the ocean  rolls between, but we  must remember that the ocean  does  uot  divide.      The  oceau   offers   the  cheapest and easiest opportunities for  inter-communication.    The ocean also  enables a greater interchange of visits  between the people of all the component parts off-the Empire, und the more  of these visits  there are the better it  will be for all.   (Cheers.*)- Thesf.same  colonies to-day are. meeting, as we are  meeting, to commemorate our greatest  hero;   they  will   commemoaate  our  great Admiral  all round   the   world.  Though he is long dead, his  memorj*,  his self-sacrifice,, his   heroic  actions  will always live as an example to the  British raceand to the world. (Cheers.)  I thank you for the.cordial manner in  which this truly British toast has been  received.  those present what the Government  had done in the past and what it pro- |  posed to do in the future. He explained that when his Government  took hold of the affairs of the Province  the financial situation was indeed serious. A month or so later an audit  showed   him  that the Province was  W.  K.  Esling   lias   puflfehased   the  Rossland  Miner, and already that paper shows unmistakable signs of respectability.  facing insolvency. They were indebted $12,000,000 and had been told by  the bank that tlie limit had been about  reached. For this reason the elections  had to be brought on a month earlier.  He had been charged with trying to  take advantage of his opponents in doing so, but the real reason was the.  riaiicial condition. Immediately on  being returned to power he called the  the Legislature together to di vise ways  and means. His Government first arranged a loan to meet this over-draft,  and a considerable portion of that loan  has been paid off. In addition to this temporary relief they had  to provide for the future. To do so  means must be provided to secure more  revenue. This meant increased taxes,  and nothing could be more unpopular  than ; iucreased taxation. To -do so  they had started with those most able  to bear the burdens.  They had  been   accused   of  being  owned by railways, but the Premier  pointed out  that the  railways   were  forced to pay 500 per cent, more taxes.  This in the face of the fact that at the  first session the railways made a strong  lobby and threatened to curtail operations, but they had been made to pay  five,times more taxes, and instead of  curtailing he saw them coming to blows  with each other at Midway the other  dav in their effort to get into Hedley.  They had increased taxes on   the lum-  industry and to-day it was as flourishing  as it had ever been before.     They had  run the t_xon=wild*ilahdsa^vay"up1and"  the large land holders were dividing  up the land.    British Columbia securities  had risen and bankers were no I  longer nervous as shown by views expressed  by  a   prominent   banker  in  Montreal.   Unlimited capital was how  seeking investment iu the Province.  This was not a boom but a return of  confidence.  The Premier dealt with the Coast-  Kootenay road at length. While many  corporations had been given charters  aud subsidies to build it remained with  the Great Northern to make the first  substantial advance. Now it looked as  if two railways were assured, with a  third a probability. Since Mr. Sbat-  ford had gone into the House he had  never ceased, day in and day out, for  this railway. He wanted a through  line aud due safeguards us to rates.  "Iu fact," said the speaker, "I sometimes used to get tired of Shatford and  tile Coast-Kootenay." The building  of the Fraser River bridge and the discovery of a pass in the Hope Mountains had paved the way, and Mr.  Shatford's intimacy with the Great  Northern .officials aud the confidence  which ho seemed to have infused into  them had finally induced them to do  without a dollar of money what others  could not be prevailed upon to do with  subsidies. Mr. Shatford had in a  measure discovered the Similkameen  to outsiders. They had heard of it,  but he had brought it home to them.  It is said that two lawyers would live  comfortably where one would starve,  and now that the Great Northern was  coming the C. P. R. would soon be  know, wnat British Columbia has.  We know more* of its vast mineral  wealth ; more of its timber ; more of  its agricultural atid fruit-growing.possibilities, and more of its climate.  From what he had seen iji that district, it was ho; vain prediction that  ���ten years hence would see 30,000 people in that valley, o  The school question was next taken  up. To-day British Columbia's school  system was second to none in Canada,  and superior to that of many other  provinces. Here weyhad not been  limited by custom or rules, and never  hesitated to take pointers from eastern  provinces or states to the south. Had  the old system been continued it was  only a matter of two or three years  until every dollar of taxation levied  ~    .Aa  would be needed tr  maintain school  expenditures. In remodelling they  followed the principles in vogue in the  east, only had not thrown one-fourth  of the burden of maintenance on  the people that tlie eastern  systems entailed. The advantages of  the change were pointed out, not the  least important of which was that it  wasfdoirig business in a business way  to appeal to the people abroad.  Hon. R. F. Green said he would  carry away different impressions of the  Similkameen. He had ^gone tliat afternoon about a mile towards heaven  and up into the clouds to see hot only |  the banner mine of the province but of  the world and the opportunity to do  so had been to him a great pleasure.  After a funny story at the Premier's  expense, lie said that when he took  over the lands and works department  he was made aware that there was an  empty treasury. It was up to. the  Government not only to demonstrate  that the Province had resources, but  the^bii8ihess���m^  upbuilding of the province, and drastic measures to replete were necessary.  A weaki r Government would have  been afraid to do tbis. Expenditures  were cut in all directions and  no department felt it more than  his own. ��� By getting the greatest possible service for the money he  was able to keep the roads up in as  good condition as they were before.  Mr. Shatford had told them the  truth that the Similkameen had got  tlie greatest share of its appropriations  from his department, and from what  he had seen it was evident that it had  been fully justilied, for it was destined  in the near future to become one of tlie  greatest revenue producing ridings in  the province.  When the Government increased  taxes aud reduced expenditure they  did it because they had faith in the  good sense and judgment of tlie people.  The introduction of party lines had  a steadying effect. The investing public had been frightened away by meddlesome legislation. The Government  were now responsible not only to the  people but to the party, for the party  must now shoulder the odium of all  bad legislation that goes on the statute  books. The timber regulations were  gone into in detail, and to sum up, the  effect will be f> give the Province the  full value of their timber and tlie  license-holder a more stable interest in  his holdings. .  He paid a warm tribute to the worth  of Mr. Shatford, who, he said, was to  be found in his place every day of the  session,  best done iivthe caucuses and commit-  j tees, and it was tiiere that Mr. Shat  {ford had donehis work in a way that]  no other representative had done.   To  the Premier also he paid a very high  tribute, and expressed his. pleasure in J  following him.    A "halo shoes" man,  he had served his native province in a  way to make them all proud of him.  While as leader of the Government he  had restored prosperity and confidence,  it was as leader of the Opposition he  had done his best work.  EVENTS AND  GOSSIP  Things Talked of During the  Week in Nelson.  THE MINISTERS  ARE PLEASED  With their Recent Visit to the  Interior.  Hon. Mr. McBride and Hon. R. F.  Green returned to the coast last Monday after their visit to the interior.   To  a Vancouver News-Advertiser reporter  they spoke highly of their reception  whereyer they visited, and Mr.  McBride had the following to wiy concerning their visit to Nelson : "I might  say tliat  the part we  played in the recent fusion of the Nelson Conservative  Association and the CohservativeUnion  was at tlie   request of  both organizations.   Some  despatches, which appeared   ii. ci rtain Coast papers, were  more than misleading.   One, in which  it   was   particularly  stated   that   Mr.  Greet!   and   myself threatened   that  means would be taken to deprive Mr.  Houston of his seat in the Legislature  in the near future, was not only- false  but   malicious.     Many people on the  outside have heard that the party in  Nelson' is brok'eii';-the' contrary prevails, the feeling among tlie members  being   excellent.   Of course,   in  any  association, Liberal or   Conservative,  in  matters of detail there may be a  difference of opinion, but tiiere was  nothing in Nelson or any of the ridings visited which would indicate anything but harmony.   Mr. R..S. Lennie,  who might be called the fusion President of Nelson's Conservative Club,  is one of the most promising men of  British Columbia, and Liberals as well  as Conservatives are glad to see him in  the position he has recently attained."  There was a good attendance at the  Baptist Church concert Wednesday  even ing, and the;_.evgn_j__j___a_4M_9ttJJ_tl_  have been an artistic and financial success. Miss Crowley was, of course,  the great attraction, and her two solos,  "Tell Her I Love Her. So" and  "Good-Bye," were applauded to the  echo. Miss Crowley has .firmly established herself in the'hearts of the  music-loving citizens of Nelson. Mr.  Bodmer added greatly to the enjoyment of tlie evening's entertainment in  his piano solos and accompaniments,  and Mrs. Shanks, E. Grizello and F.  D. Arundel were heartily encored.  Tbe suspension of the Tribune has  given rise to a great deal of talk this  week.   One curious thing in tbis connection is that the paper was dead several days before its absence was noticed.  This shows that it did not cut much of  a swath iu Nelson.   Tiie sheriff, t n old  newspaper mairhimself, has taken possession for the wages of the employees,  and Charlie Waterman is holdingdown  the editorial chair on   behalf of  the  landlord.    The type-setting machine  was reported to have been sold  to a  Victoria man, buta well-known citizen  announces that  he   has secured  the  linotype    machine,    will, buy    the  plant, and will shortly revive the paper under another name.   With this  end in view he is now  engaging a  competent business staff.   There are  daik things hinted at in  connection  with the Tribune, but The Economist  is in no way interested in either the  stories or the threats .that are being  made by certain interested individuals.  Neither is this paper interested in the  future of that paper.    What most concerns th s great family weekly at the  present moment is its determination to  abandon the weekly field ori; April 2nd,  on which date The Economist will  appear as an eveniug paper.    The advertising rates will  not be greatly increased from the rate now charged in  the weekly paper* but the public can  rest assured that The Economist will  j'l'e'ver miss an issue, it wili be s'eif-su p -  porting from the start; and there* will  be no $500 a month deficit.     It will  contain more reading matter; than has  ever appeared in a daily paper in the  interior, and one month from its first  issue it will appear as an 8-page paper.  In view of the fact that about one hundred thousand dollars have been squandered in newspaper enterprises iu Nelson, the  undertaking may seem hazardous, but The Economist has no  fear.  It has friends who have remained  faithful to it since it first started, nearly  nine years ago, and it has their assurance that they will   stand by it in the  future.  Contracts for ad vertising space,  etc.,^w.ill^be^made^any=time=after=the  new year.  factory  understanding  in   regard   to  most business matters by correspondence.     We   may   write   volumes of  explanations and yet fail to reach the  vital point   in   an  agreement   which  might be arrived at by a few minutes'  heart to heart talk.   What is true of  ordinary business life is much   more  true of the business of political life, in  which the personal is- always a large  element.   It is well for this members of  any government and   the   people  to  know each  other  personally.    It  is  well for the members of any government to find out for themselves the  position of affaiis in each  disirict as  far as that is possible.   They, as a consequence, j dge intelligently respecting the recommendations of the representatives  or  of  thejofficials  of the  government, or of other persons  regarding the various matters that come  before them at various times.    They  are enabled to know the public feeling  locally in regard to each of these matters, and they are not at the mercy of  their supporters.   The members of the  McBride. ministry are, therefore, to be  commended for doing what was to a  great extent rieglected by previous administrations.   We think some of the  mistakes for   which   the  latter   were  most severely blamed arose out of not  being sufficiently in touch with  local  sentiment throughout the province."  "Jerry from Kerry," described as a  roaring musical farce comedy, comes to  the Nelson Opera House Monday and  Tuesday evenings next. It is said to  provoke much laughter, and as, the  majority of people prefer comedy to  tragedy, it wiil probably he well pat  ronized. The Calgary Hearld says  "The band of this company is one of  best ever heard in Calgary and tlie orchestral effort elicited much applause.  John Patten as Jerry was' vociferously applauded throughout the evening. The members have earned a  reputation for amusiug the public in  this section."  "The mining industry in British Columbia was never in a more promising  condition than it is to-day," remarked  a well-known mining man to The  Economist the other day. Iu support  of his contention he instanced the recent discoveries at the Ymir and other  mines, the splendid outlook for the  Reliance, and the reopening of the  Pilot Bay smelter. The last-named enterprise has particular significance to  the merchants of Nelson. There will be  several hundred men employed, and  the immediate benefits to lhe business  men of the city will bo quite as great  as if the smelter were operuted within  thc city limits.  The members of the lato Liberal-  Conservative Union met Ia��it Saturday^  evening and presented "Mr. E. C.  Wragge, who acted as secretary of that  organization, with a silver* coffee pot  and several other pieces of silverware,  as a slight recognition of his services  in connection, with the Union. The  presentation wasmade;by Dr. Rose in  a few well-chosen remark-, and Mr,  Wragge made a fitting , response.  Speeches were.' delivered by every one  present, the principal one being by Mr.  R. S. Lennie. All congratulated Mr.  Wragge on his marriage, and paid flattering tributes to his zeal in the cause  of his political party and his worth as  a citizen.  The Phoenix Pioneer has a half-  column editorial in which the merits  of the McBride Governmentare painted  in true colors, and coueludes with the  following paragraph : ." To-day Mr.  McBride has the confidence of tbe majority of the people, and many Liberals  are"fair"en"6u~gb"t6_admit~t_is. much as  Fred Simpson, of the Cranbrook  He-tald, will soon own more papers  than Willie Hearst. His latest venture  is the Lethbridge Herald, and as it  bears th<p stamp of Simpson on every  column, it is all that a newspaper  should be.  Gold   Commissioner   Renwick  has  satisfactorily adjusted the claims of the  various contestants for certain   lands  and timber between Trail and Castle-  The work of tbe session is I gar.  Several weeks ago The Economist  referring to the visit of the Premier  and Hon. Mr. Green to the Kootenay?,  commended the policy of the ministers  in keeping in touch with the people.  Several other papers in tlie Province  have complimeuted. the ministers for  tbeir wisdom in this regard, and the  Victoria Colonist in the course ofa loug  article nn the subject has the following:  "However-l'li-jwita minister may be  in finding out the views of the people  by correspondence or by meeting them  ln his office, he can never achieve the  same satisfactory results by dealing at  long range with Important subjects  affecting the material welfare of some  particular part of the province as by  personal contact with the people at  their ov\ n homes and investigating the  conditions on the spot.   We know how |  thay would like to prove the contrary.  The premier and his colleagues are to  congratulated by all, and, the better  condition of the Province generally is  one of tiie first results of lhe policy inaugurated." The reason fbr this U  that tlie McBride Government keep,  all its promises, a commendable quality  iu governments and individuals.  The Roscian Comic Opera Company  will begin a three nights engagement  at the Nelson Opera House December  10, The papers in thc towns where  this company has appeared are unanimous in pronouncing it the best musical organization that has ever visited  the west. The Calgary papers are particularly generous in thair praise, the  Hera_\of tbat city stating that "Man-  aget Cranston's aggregation is unquestionably the best comic opera company  that has ever toured Western Canada."  Acting-Mayor Gillett last night received a telegram from City Solicitor  Macdonald, at Victoria, to the effect  that a majority of the Judges of tbe  Full Court bad consented to additional  evidence in the case of Nelson vs.  West Kootenany Power Light Company. : The date for the hearing of the  appeal will be set to-day.  very difficult it is to arrive at a satis-J destination.  Nelson boasts of one politician who-  can drill with ooth sides. His qualifications do not end here. He.eonducts-  au information bureau as a side line,  and the result of his investigations and  deductions are faithfully recorded and  forwarded  properly labelled   to  their  \ .,...,...��� ���_,������,.-..,      ��  THE NE   SON  ECONOMIST  IHE KELSON ECONOMIST  _ ubliBhed every Saturday afternoon at  Vernon Street. Nelson, B. U.  $1 Per leaf Strictly io Advance  Advertising rates made known on application.  All change* In adve;-tls6^ients to insure  Insertion should reach this office not later  thai Thurnday, 12 o'clock.  When change of address is required, It is  desirable that both the old address and tlie  now be iflven.  Address all communications. "Publisher  of The Nkmon Economist. Nelson. B. C."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  Eveu the Liberals admit that the  McBride Government weut the right  ���way about restoring the credit of  tbe Province. Although this endorsation comes from an unexpected quarter, it is none the less  welcome and. convincing.  The railway policy of the McBride  Government is not so generous and  liberal as tbat of former governments ; but the railroads are being  built just the same, and the people  are not called upon to sacrifice their  heritage in order to secure the transportation facilities necessary for the  development of the Province.  The Saskatchewan elections have  been fixed for December 2nd. The  object of the delay is doubtless to  enable the "machine" to get in its  work, and if the Scott Government  goes down to defeat, it will not be  because he has failed in a liberal use  of the "metallic influence" which  has so often won elections in Canada.  England's heir to the throne,  Prince Edward of Wales, now  eleven years old, is a humorist.  King Edward asked him tbe other  day what he was studying, and the  little prince said : ''All about Per-  kin Warbeck." Asked who War-  beck was, he replied, "He pretended be was tbe son of a king, but  he wasn't; he was the son of respectable parents."  Hon. Mr. Green in the conduct  of his department has shown how  much can be done with little resources but due attention to econ  omy. The lands and works department was most effected by the  impoverished condition of the treasury when Mr. Green took charge,  yet a great deal has been accomplished, quite as much as in former  years when the money was being  extravagantly expended by the  former reckless administrations.  Hon. D. W. Higgins has reentered tbe field of journalism, and  is now chief editorial writer on the  Vancouver World. It is nearly  twenty-one year- since Mr. Higgins  was actively engaged in journalistic  work, but it is not Jikelv that he  has lost any of his power during  that time. As editor of the Victoria Colonist for over a quarter of  a century, he made that paper a  strong factor in moulding the poli  tical sentiment of his time. He  knows British Columbia like a book.  and is always in close touch with  the political situation.  Province they found the treasury  in a depleted condition. How they  met tlie situation is well told in their  speeches at Hedley, and that tbey  proceeded in Uie right way the  present satisfactory condition of affairs is the best testimony. Two  years ago the Province was without  credit and capitalists were afraid to  invest a cent ; to-day the credit of  the Province is good, and capitalists  are no longer afraid to invest their  money in British Columbia. The  disease was a desperate one and the  remedy must of necessity have been  drastic, but a permanent cure bas  been effected.  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Are you Drinking my  On another page is printed a report of a recent meeting held al  Hedley, at which the Premier and  Hon. Mr. Green delivered speeches.  The addresses of both men will prove  interesting as they outline the policy of the present Government.  When the McBride Government  fcpk charge of the affairs of tbis  The Trout Lake Mining Review  pays the following tribute to the  present Government:  "The tour of Premier McBride  and Hon. R. F. Green, Chief Commissioner of Lands and��Works, is  of vast benefit to the country at  large, and has a tendency to  strengthen the hands of the government. The big spending department is the one under the charge of  Mr. Green, and it is good policy ou  his part to personally know what  is needed in the way of public im-  prove^nents. We are all human,  and sometimes like to bave work  done and money expended that is not  really necessary just because some  friends want it done. The present  government have done well in redeeming the financial situation of  the province, and it is only by curtailing every ne essnry expense that  the redemption will become permanent. Of course we are not so  penurious as our farmer member  from the north who objected to buying ribbons for the typewriter on  the score that although she was a  nice girl he was opposed to the  Government buying trimmings for  her bonnet."  . If you are not���you're not in  line���for most people are. I'm  selling pounds and pounds to outside people and the largest part  of it goes to regular customers in  town.  Do you think they would continue to buy their Tea if it wasn't  all I claim ? Better get a trial  lot of it. Get up now and Phone  19 and tell Joy to send a pound  at once.  Cash Graced  ���PHONE 19  inter Schedule  Double Service Main Line  Kootenny Section. Bast and West, connects  with Imperial Limited.  Sleeper Service West.  Slandard and Tourist Sleepers leiivp Kevcl-  stoke daily l'or Seattle and Viinctmvtr.  East.  Standard .Sleepers leave Kootcnny r.nndin.;'  daily l'i>r Medicine Hut connecting with ears  rur.at._I.uul .Toronto, .Montreal.   Tourist Sleepers  leave Medicine lint "Wednesday and Saturday  l'or Toronto. Monday and Krioay lor Montreal.   Friday for Boston.   Daily lor St. I'nul.  Atlantic S.S. Agency.  TliroiiKli tickets to and IVom ISn^lnnd and  tlie Continent. Ask l'or Ulirlstnias Sailings  and lines represented.  Kor berth reservations nml full particulars,  apply to local agents or write  .7. S. OA.KTKK, li. J. COYLK,  UiHt.l'aMH.ABt., A. G. I'. A.  NcIhou. Vancouver  60   YEARS'  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  .Anyone sending anketcli nnd description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention Is prohnbly piilcntahle.   Communion-  ��� tiousRtrictlyconUdcnttnl. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent (roe. Oldest ncency for securing patents.  Patents taken tlirnucli Huuu & Co. receive  tpeclal notice, without clinreo, In the  A handsomely illustrated weekly. I.nnrcat circulation of .any scientlUc Journal. Terms, $3 a  year: f our months, ?L Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN&Co.8B,Bn^ New York  Branch Office. 625 V 3t_ Washington, D. C  F. So Clements  DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR.  Room 16       K-W-C Block  Frank  Fletcher  PAOVIK--VI, LAND SURVEYOR  Landsand MlneraltJlalinsSarveyed  and Crown Granted  J'. O. Boa SG3      Office: Kooteuay St. Xelson  *.!�� W    1       U*  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  BRIAR  PIPES.  ifb\  CO  LU  Q.  <  I  O  z  a  <  ij  _j  UJ  "I  Ll.  O  UJ  O  it)  fined Ux  GooG<'ear Welt.   Very Best  Value.  For Sale.  You: opportunity for a good bargain is right now, and if a if a practical shoemaker don't know when he is giving his customers their  tnonev-'s worth then who does.  J  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in  Camps.supplied ou shorlesi  notice aud lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention,      v- -i  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  E. C. TRAVES. Manager  Latest Styles  and Best Makes  of Men's Shoes.  cCausiand  Baker Street  Nelson, B.C.  I have three of the best improved income paying rau.ches  nay Outlet,   between  Procter, aud -Nelson.       Prices  from  $4.ooo.  ' Also Improved Lauds, good soil, $15 per acre.  on Koote-  $2,000  to  444444+4 44444494 44444444 44444444 ������������������������ ������������������������������ ������_  �� ���'-���������' A   ...',..���  ..9  +  4  +   ___-_  ..  _ .  ���-      ���..___ _   .  * .  '                                      2  4 f Pormnrlv t .In.rlzt. IlrmRM                                                                             X  TLETT  HOUSE i  (Formerly Clarke House)  a     The best SI per day house iu Nelson.      None but white help employed    The        ^  ROPRIETOR  ^ bar the best.  I G. W. BARTLE7 . , .  _-_._ ,  4 4  +49444444 4444444+4+444994 ������.����������������� 44444444444494+4 4 +++  $1 per  day and up  No Chinese Employed  AUGUST THOMAS, PROPRIETOR.  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON   STREETS, ��� 7 ur) 0(111    DP  TWO BLOCKS FROM WHARF, IlLLOU-lj  Ul 0  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  EAT MERCHANTS  Jdead jQfficeJsrelson,_B__,G._  Branch  Markets   in   Rossland,   Trail,   Nelson, Kaslo, Sandon,  Thre  Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.  Orders by Mail to any branch will have prompt  and careful attention.  It Pays to Deal with Rutherford  New Hair Brushes and Dress Combs.  Tooth Brushes, Cloth Brushes and Whisks.  New Perlumes and Powders.  Mail Orders Promptly Filled.  Wm. Rutherford, Druggist  PHONE As 14  NIGHT PHONE Ba 14  WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  conornist.  cLATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Cor.  Stanley and Victoria, Nelson  SewingMachines and Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  Q d ruriosity Shop, Josp.nhine St. Nelson  Apply to  WARD ST.  NELSON. B. C.  E. FERGUS  ��� .���  Nelson, B.C.  ,The  largest exclusively .Wholesale  Liquor  House in   the interior  In Pints and Quarts  Begg's Finest Scotch Brands.    Granda Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc.  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines.  *������������<�����������������������������,������ 4 4<Ktn*n40<4<&4> ���^^<+r4*fS^f4.  4���4-4-4���4~<f���4-4--$���--*>.-4-9   9   ��  ri ts & Aw n i n gs i/i ad e a n d Repaired T  CLOTHES    CLEANED     A ND  MENDED  4      OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE/NELSON, B. C.     -|  _��  In 10-acre blocks, in 20-acre blocks. Improved ranches. ��'  J. E. Annable, Nelson, B.C.  i^^^m^sri^j^i^^ri^n^-i^iisri^nj^i,  *s>^*S  BAKER STREET, NELSON,  B. C.  k*>$-0o$-^e-'  .**~  *>&&>*****  Je. K. strachan!  Plumber and Gasfitter  1  T  t  .1. Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing,  { Sewer Connections, Etc.  T  ���f��       Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.  ty^^y-4/  %���** - . _*t      _. n      _*i      ���������      _*_  CHOQUETTE BROS., Proprietors  Genuine  Maple Syrup in  bulk.        Sole  Manufacturers  of  Mother's Bread. ..���'."'.  Store: Baker St., between Stanley and Ward. X  We are authorized agents for the Sale of  the Nelson Electric Tramway Company's  lots, and will quote prices and terms on application. .,..-.. THE   NELSON   ECONOMIfex  #  IWUBM^U<^MMHMrf_-h__nfcteAN__-_��  FEOM THE  STRAY POETS  Things that Furnish the Muse  with Inspiration.  THE DYING MOOSE TO HIS CAPTOK.  Ah, sportsman, cruel sportsman,  You have fierced my body through.  What harm might I ask thee  Have I ever done to you,  That you came from lands far distant  Over miles of trackless foam  To slay me in the wilchvoods  Of my free New Brunswick home ?  Ah, sportsman, cruel sportsman,  You have laid my body low  In this deep secluded thicket  "\V_tere I've wandered to and fro.  My body's on the brushwood,  My head lies on a stone  'Neath the birch and tapering cedars  Of my free New Brunswick home.  When you heard me you allured me  By that low deceptive call.  Then you lay for me in ambush  To pierce me with a ball,  Your cruel aim was certain,  It tore through flesh and bone,  And my life's blood stains the brushwood  Of my free New Brunswick home.  Thy heart is far more cruel  Thau that ancient tyrant famed,  Who history tells us fiddled  . While the Roman city flamed.  .The only voice of sympathy  That answers io my moan  Is the breeze that stirs the foliage  Of my free New Brunswick home.  Now my short career is ending,  I soon will be cold in death,  _. Perhaps an hour at the farthest  I will draw my final breath.  ..... Though monarch of the forest  I am left to die alone  j. 'Neath the spruce and tapering cedars  Of my dear New Brunswick home.  When my eyes shall close forever  Where my helpless body fell  'Midst the brush and tangled wild wood  Of this deep secluded dell,  You might place this short inscription  On tliis rough and ragged stone :  "I was murdered by an alien  In my free New Brunswick home."  ���RiiUBARii Tippling.  St. John, N. B., Nov. 8, 1905.  THE OLD ITtESBYTEKTAN'S GHOST.  List, Sandy, while I tell ye of my visit,  if ye will,  To the kirk of our forefathers���do you  mind it?���on the hill.  It brought back to my heart again my  eartbl\ griefs and joys,  That meeting-place with God to which  ���w��� went _whenave_w.ere,boys.^o__  The preacher preached a sermon from  a text of old Saint Paul's,  But I didna heed his message, for instead of whitewashed walls  They were painted on or fresnoed. so  beautiful and bright,  All the windows, too, were lan_e ones,  all aglow with colored light.  Instead of a long ste vepipe, the rows  of lamps between,  It was warm and light as summer,  though no fireplace could be seen;  They haye no lone precentor to strike  up a favorite hymn,  But a choir and organ rolling forth,  now grand und loud, now dim.  The preacher lid not argue much, nor  was his teaching deep :  Some of the people listened well, the  others fell asleep.  He talked to them just half an hour.  They all went out before  He came to say good bye to them, and  shake hands at the door.  They rushed home in the trolleys, not  across the churchyard sod.;  It seemed so very different from the  ways our feet have trod;   -  But I trust they'll come to heaven, for  they use ihe same old sword  As we did to fight the devil, and they  worship the same Lord.  NIGKERSON.'S-"  We only ask one trial to make you our cub  tomer. Fine Watch Jewelry, Optical and  SUverwave repairing and everything ln the  line. Reasonable charges, work sent uk  from outside towns will receive tho same care  as it personally delivered. Difficult repairs  done for other Jewel ers   .  b  Following the summer heat, the present cool evenings make  the thought of a brightly burning fire most attractiye. The  necessity of up-to-date Heating Stoves is becoming apparent.  We have anticipated your needs by passing into stock the largest  consignment of  u  ever brought into Nelson.     We have them in various styles and  sizes that will suit every requirement.  The Prices are OUR Prices, therefore the Lowest.  sMi) Hardwarelo  ���NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale.  Retail.  ���  WEARABLES  f Were Never  So   Low-Priced ���  ���  ty   20th  Century Suits and Overcoats, the best  _�� made Clothing in Canada.  ������        Men's Furnishings, Shoes and  Hats.  ty  ____ *L  ty     The impression is growing on , you that bur  prices are lowest,  X qualities best, assortments the most complete, and that this store  ty /A'".  ty is first in everything. ���      ' ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  Men's and Boys' Clothing and Hats*  Whittling down   prices all along the line.     Our  surplus stock  will   now go  at prices  that will truly surprise  you.      Convince  .yourself.      Men's Suits at $5.00, $7.50, $10.00, $12,00, $15.00,  -$i8.oo-andn-$20.oo.-n=aoy-HSr��^  Men's   overcoats, the   finest and  best stock ever  shown in  tbis  part.  The lowest prices ever named, quality considered.  *#  \ MEN'S FURNISHINGS, SHOES^HATS AND CAPS t  t^     Yon will  ahvays save some money and often a great deal by ���  trading at our, Great Clothing and Furnishing Store.    Best Values ty  ty Possible. ���  " ���  >___5      ���  O SI  text Door to Royal Bank ���  a! e  Atthe Auction Mart Saturday night at 7.30 o'clock.  JUST ARRIVED.      A lot of Sample Goods, Mats,   Rugs, Window  Blinds and Household Furniture which must be sold at once.  J...GreG-TV Auctioneer  Baker Street  Nelson. B. C.  . G. Gillett  Builder and  Contractor  Estimates  given on  stone, brkk j  and woodwork. -Brick and Lime tor Sale  :____*  Forthe Christmas Holidays  v  We are now Showing a Full Selection of X'mas Presentation Goods-and owing to Contemplated Changes in our Business on January ist, 1906, we are offering the whole of our  Stock of j  Fancy Goods,  Toys,  Books and  Chinaware  AT:  PRICES  It is not too Early Now to Make  your Selection of  9  We GUARANTEE LOWER PRICES than Ever Before Of  fered in Kootenay:  Books  A stock of $5500 of well selected  books of every description at discounts ranging from io per cent  to 50 per cent off the usual prices.  Six hundred copies of current  fiction, comprising some of the  big sellers of the past two years.  Regular $1.50 Books at 75 cents  each.  Chinaware  Our stock in this line comprises  some of the finest goods made,  such as  ROYAL CROWN DERBY  ROYAL WORCESTER  ROYAL DAULTON  MINTON  COPELAND, ETC.  Also the cheaper lines.    If  interested call in and get  some of the  bargains we are offering.  Fancy Goods  Tii is line we are determined to  clear out at any price. The stock  is new and good���too good, in  fact, for the demand, and we are  going to sell it at prices lower  than tl.e cheap stuff. The goods  are now being opened up at  bur store.  _A_.11 Framed Pictures at a Straight  Dis-  count of 30 per cent off Marked Prices. THE NELSON ECONOMISE  GENERAL..NEWS.  J. E. Annable was out to his ranch  yesterday, and had tbe misfortune to  leave his gun at home. Within the  space of one hour he saw five deer,  and is satisfied that at :east.t\vo oi* them  would have been killed had lie not left  his rifle behind.  4$*0+++4+4++++++44444444444+44444444++++++++++++++++  The Lardeau Mining Review says :  "The E%'a mineat Cambornf.the stock  of which is held almost exclusively in  Nelson, is making excellent returns  every month. For some time to come  the profits will be devoted to equipment of the mine and the mill."  J. P. McGoldrick, the lumberman,  was in the city this week. To The  Economist he said that hia company  ���would begin building their mill in  Fairview next year, and that it will  take at least one year from the time of  starting it to have it in operation.  The recent cold snap hasjaroused enthusiasm in winter sports. Last night  the hockey club organized -with the  following officers : President, W. A.  Macdonald; vice-president, J. S.  Carter; secretary-treasurer, W. H.  Deacon ; manager, J. G. Bunyan.  YMIR LICENCE DISTRICT  Notice ls hereby given that the undermentioned persons liave made application under  ��� the provisions of the "Liquor Licence Act,  1900,'tor lotel licences atthe places set opposite their respective names:  Joseph Walker, Kussell Hotel, Kitchener.  John Marshall, Marshall Hotel, Kitchener.  John Blanchard, Northern Hotel, Salmo.   '  William Gray, Salmo Hotel, Salmo.  George Munro, Munro Hotel, Creston.  S.J. Miller, Creston Hotel, Creston.  Fred Adie, Fort Sheppard Hotel, Waneta.  Kobert Wood, Thistle Hotel, Granite..'... :  T. 'i. Procter, Outlet, Hotel, tfrocior.  Mrs.   Josephine   McBean,   Mersey  Hotel,  Erie, o ���  -   C. E. Burgess, Edna Hotel. Patterson. ���������-  Owen Boyer,.Vaucouver.Hotel, Ymir.  Mitchell Talt, Palace Hotel. Ymir.  I. W, Mastcrsou; Ymir Hotel, Ymir.  E.M.Peters, St. Chanes Hotel, Ymir. ���:  Flnlay McLcdd, McLeod Hotel, Ymir.  John Breau, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Yuiir.,  .  G. H.Coleman, Waldorf Hotel, Ymir. .,���':  , .  Samuel Miller, Miller Hotel, Ymir..  J. M. Richardson, transfer to Louisa E. Mc-  Peak.Sldar Hotel, Sldar.  J. H. Smith, Kootonay Falls Hotel; Slocan  Junction.  FredBoyer, Valley Hotel, near. Ymir.   ...  A meeting ofthe board ol" Licence Commis-  mifisioners of the Ymir Licence District will  be held to' consider- such applications, at the  Court House, at the City of Nelson, ou the  fifteenth day of December, 1905, at the hour of  ten o'clock lathe morning. .  o W.'H. Bd__cck-We_stkii.  ���..���-���:������- ���   Chief Licence Inspector.  Kelson, -tth .November, 1905.     .  J erry from  A Roaring Musical Farce  Comedy and Vaudeville Attraction, introducing  Many New Features  and a Superior Uniformed Concert Band and Orchestra. Watch  for street parade.  20 PEOPLE  20 PEOPLE  Prices s 50c, 75c. and $1,00,  Plan at Rutherford's.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that GO days atxrr  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands nnd Works for permission  to pnrchase the following desciibed lnnds :���  Commencingnta post planted at the southeast corner of lot 4396, group 1, Kootenay,  thence w��st 32.22 chains along the southern  boundarv.of lot 4395 to the eastern boundary  of lot 222. group 3. Kootenay, "thence south  along the eastern boundary Of said l-it 222 a  distance of 40 chains, thence east :>S.22uhntnp  to the western boundary of lot ;108, group 1.  Kootenav, thence north 40 chains airing Hie  western" boundary or said lot 306 to the point  of commencement, containing V.'.0 acres more  or less.  Dated the 9th day of November, 1*)05.  Thomas Grkknwood.  NOTICE.  -Sixtydnys after date I intend to apply to  -U_a Chief Commissioner of Lands nnd Works  for permission to piirehnsclhe hereinafter described trn'-t of Umil: Commend!!!.' at. a root  placed nt the sou Hi west corner of lo* I21K. G 1  ittenoe 40 chains nortli to norlh west of  lot 4216, G. 1, thence 20 chains east.iheiice 20  chains nortli. tlience 40 chains west, then'-o RO  eliains south on bounttary 01 lot 7244. G.I,  "tnence 20 chains east to point of commencement, 160 acres.  HAitoi.r Sicr.ou.s.  iSelaoa, U. C, 13th November. 1905.  The Latest Novelties in  Belts!  have just arrived at our store. They are not the ordinary straight  belt but are cut to fit the figure, and in the most beautiful colors.  Prices, $1.00 and $3.50.  We are also showing some handsome new purses.      Don't iail  to see them. ��� _<  CLEARANCE SALE  td. O. PATENAUDE I  4  4  4  4  4  4  >++*+��� >+0+++**-\+4+4+4444**4444444444b404444++++++44+4  Jeweller, Watchmaker and Optician.    'Phone 293.  We Print���  Letter Heads,  feill Heads,  Satements,  Note Heaas,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc.  eonomrs  Complete Stock of Stationery  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  STREET,  NELSON,  B.C.  Tenders Wanted for the Purchase ofa  Mineral Claim.  Tenders addressed tothe undersigned, at  his ollice in the Courti House, in the City of  Kelson, will bu received up till the hour of five  o'cloek'on^tlieiil'tonioon^ot-MonduyrDecem-H  ber the 18th, 1'JU'i, ior the purchase of tlie  "Mountain Chief" Mineral Claim, Lot 2303.  whieh wus declared forfeited to tlie Crown at  tlie Tux Sale held in the City of Uossland, on  the Nth day of November. 1904. for delinquent  taxes up till June'aoUi, 1904, and costs.  The upset price upon the said mineral  claim, which includes the amount of delinquent, taxes and costs at the time of forfeiture, together witii Interest upon the same  at tlie rate of (> per cent per annum, taxes  which have since ai-crued, and fee for Crown  Grant, is S7G.4R, which is tlie least amount that  will bo accepted.  RoIIKKT A.  KKHWICK,  Government Atjcnt,  Nelson, B. O.  Dated  at Kelson,  13, (!., this 7th day of November, 1905.  Tenders Wanted for the Purchase of a  Mineral Claim.  Tenders addressed to tho undersigned, nl.  his ollice in tlie Court House. In the City of  Nelson, will he received up till Ilie liourofllvo  o'clock on the afternoon of Monday, December the 18th. Ifl0.">, fur lho purcliase of the  "ltlioderlck Dim" Mineral'Claim. Lot 14!��,  which was declared forfeited .to the Crown at  the Tax Sale held in tlie City of. Ko.slund, on  the 7th day of November, 1904, for delinquent  tares up till .hum 30th. 1904, and cos's.  Thu upset juice upon the said mineral  claim, which includes the amount, of delinquent taxi-sand coslsalthe time of forfeiture,  together with Interest npon the same atthe  rate of 6 per cent per annum, taxes wnich  have since accrued, and fee for Crown Grant.  IsSlN.'j. which is the leastuiuount that will  be accepted as a tender.  liOUF.KT A. Kenwick,  Government Agent,  Sclson, Ii. C.  Dated nt Nelson, B.C., this 7lh day of November, 1900.  NOTICE.  Take notice that sixty days after date I Intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner of  lands and works for permission to purchase  tho following described lands, situate on the  eiistbnnk ofthe Columbia Rlvor:  Commencing ut a post on the .past bnnk of  Hie Cpluiiib'u Itiver and parallel with the  north end line of M. Carroll's pre-emption;  llienci; nortli 60 cbaitis to post No. 2, tlience  west20 chains lo post No. S, thenco north 0)  cluilns to -post���_�������. 4,.. hence cast 40 ehaiiis to  post No. ft. tlience. soutii W eliains to post Xo.  6 thence enst 20 chains to post No. T, thence  siutli CO chains to post No 8, thence west 40  eliains to post No. 1 nr pointof beginning.  Mti.KHCakkoli,, Applicant.  Dated November litli, 191)5.  Cancellation of Reserve,  COAST DISTRICT.  Notice Is hereby given that the reservation,  notice of which wa.s published In tlie _ C.  Gazetteraiid-duted-9tli=Augnst,=1901rCoveriiif��  il belt of laud extending ��� ack a distance of  ten miles on each side of the Kkeena Kiver  between Kilsilas Canyon and .Hazelton, is  cancelled.  Notice Is also given tliat that portion ofthe  reservation, notice of which was published in  the 13. C. Gazette and dated 27th December,  1899, covering a belt of land extending between the mouth of Kltmat Itiver and Klt-  silas Canyon, is resclnd-ed in so far  as It covers land lying between the  Kitsllns Canyon and a point in the  Kltmat Valley, distant ten miles In a  northerly direction from tlie mouth ot" Kit-  mat Itiver, and tlint Crown lands thereon will  be open to sale, pre-emption and other disposition under tlie provisions nf tlie Land Act,  on and after tlie eighth (Stli) day of December  next: Provided Unit the right of way of any  railway shall not be Included in any lands so  acquired.  *\V. S. Gokr,  Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works  Lauds and Worlts Department,  Victoria, 11.Ca, aist August, HJ0...  Land   Notice.  Notico Is hereby given that KO days after dato  1 intend to apply to tlm Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission  to purchase the following desorlbcd lands:���  Commencing nta post planted on the west  hjundary of tlie Canadian Pacific Kailwuy,  iialfu mile south of Sullivan Creek, West  Kootonay district, marked "V. C. Tlreiiinn's  S. I_. Corner," thenco running west40 eliains;  llience nortli 4()cli��ins: thence east 40 eliains.  more or less, to tiie Canadian Pacific Hallway  right-of-way; thenee following said right-of-  way southerly 40 chains, more or less, tothe  place of beginning; containing IGOacrcs, more  or less.  Dated thc2SHh day of September, 1905.  K. C. TlKBMAN.  Notice.  Notice is hereby given tliat (10 days after  date I intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner of Lands and Works at Victoria, for  permission to purcliiiBO the following described lands in West Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked .7. T. Greenwood, S.W. post, planted at tlie northwest  corner of lot t_00 (Campbell), thence north 20  chains; thence east 40 chains; tlience south  W chains; thence back to a point of commencement, containing 80 acres more or less.  Dated at Nelson, this J3th day of October,  1C05.    ���  J. T. Gkeenwood.  Prompt attention given to all orders for   >  Cl.l'nney Sweeping. 1  Send your orders to Joe D. Downes, care of  ne Old Curiosity Shop.   Jl-50 per chimney.  omen  Children  $2.25 Kid Gloves for $1.50  $2.00 Kid Gloves for ...$1.25  $1.50 Kid .Gloves for $1.00  $1.25 Kid Gloves for....      .75  $3.50 Corsets fer $2.50  $3.00 Corsets for :...��� $2.00  $2.00 Corsets for ,$1-25  $1.50 Corsets for  $1.00  $1.00 Corsets for 65  .75 Corsets for 50  Children's Waists, 35c to 65c  75c Merino for 60c.  50c Veiling- for 25c    We bave this  in all colors.  A splendid line of insertions at half  price.  For Men and Boys  $3.50 Stiff Hats for $2.50  $300 Stiff Hats for $2.00  $5.00 Soft Hats for $3-50  $4.50 Soft Hats for $3-oo  $3.50 Soft Hats for $2.00  $2 00 Soft Hats for $r.oo  Men's and Boys' Caps at half price.  Men's Gloves reduced from #2.50  to $1.50.  Men's Gloves reduced  from $2.00  to $1.25. .  Men's Gloves  reduced from $1.25  to 75c  Men's and Boys' Sweaters at cost.  Men's 65c Ties for 40c  Men's 50c Ties for 25c  Millinery  The very latest styles in Trimmed  Hats at actual cost, $4.50 to $15.  Ready to Wear Hats at 75c, $1, $2,  and $2.50 each.  Children's Hats, Bonnets and Caps  ��� at COST.  PRED  IRVINE  GO.  LIMITED.  -ti  -7 '-r  ,000.00 STOCK  All Kinds of Furniture, Carpets, Linoieums, Crockery,  Complete   House Furnishers      ty  e Funeral Directors, Embalmers       T  $7-5�� Per Ton  Delivered  V  All orders must be accompanied by cash and-should he forwarded  either personally or by mail tothe office of  W. P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT  Almost the toughest thing m the -whole of creation is a "pinto" Broncho -when he is in  fighting humor. ^  Now his hide is just as tought as he is, and that part above his hips and back is the very  toughest and most pliable���it is the "Shell."  That is the part used to make the famous "Pinto" Shell Cordovan Mitts and Gloves.  v ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� . ���  Wind, rain, tear, rip, scorch and boil proof- -almost wear proof.  Made only by  ontreal  Win rupees  Chimney Sweeping j<*  I    R: H. CARLEY; British eolumbia Agent  '���l$9*t,

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