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 A;-;'-: ���/ A-A7AiA?iiiA��3&M  ;-,v,,-*fe^.-^Ei.  er",  VOLUME VIII.  NELSON, B. C. SATURDAY AUGUST 13, 1904.  1 n *-..  X ales of the- X own  Considerable itilcrest-is being taken  in the Lilloost election. The orators  on both side3 are now in that constituency, and while the government will  make every effort to secure the election  of Air. McDonald, the Opposition will  work just as hard for the return of Mr.  Stoddart. Advices from the seat of war  indicate tliat'Mr. McDonald will be returned by a substantial majoiity; Many  of the electors were strongly opposed to  a contest, believing that Mr. McDonald  should have been relnrncd by acclamation. The Opposition speakers are  trying to- make capital out of the fact  that the present Government has increased taxation, overlooking the fact  that the extravagance of the Governments which they supported ir tide this  taxation imperatively^ necessary. The  constituency covers considerable territory, and it is not likely full -returns  ���will be received until a day or two after  the election.  company in the readjustment. Of  course there are several minor matters  that have not yet been taken into consideration, but these questions will be  taken up with the Nelson wholesalers  when Mr. Peters and Mr. Mclnnes  reach here in September. As regards  the railway commission, in view of  what has already been done, it 'is not  likely that the Nelson men will go before the commission.  Mining Recorder Lucas, of Kaslo,  was in the city Thursday ..evening en  route to the coast. Mr. Lucas has a  months' holidays, and will spend the  time at Victoria and Vancouver. Mrs.  Lucas has been on the coast for a couple  of months. Speaking 0/ business generally in his district, Mr. Lucas says  there is a noticeable improvement,'and  that the revenue at his * office has  greatly increased during the past year.  EVENTS AND GOSSIP  Brief particulars have been received  of tbe marriage in London of Bishop  Perrin and Miss Moore in July. The  service was performed in All Saint's  church, Margaret street, at 10 a. m.,  and was followed by the celebration of  tbe Holy Communion. The officiating  clergyman was Venerable Basil Wil-  berforce, D. D.t Archdeacon of New  Westminster, assisted by by Rev. Prebendary Whitworth and Rev Maurice  Bailey. Amongst those present was  the Countess of Aberdeen. ..Oathe conclusion'of the ceremony the Bishop and  his bride left for Ufracombe, Devon.  They were to leave Liverpool on August 11th, and after spending a time at  Banff and Lake Louise reach Victoria  about September 1st.  Candidatesfor political oflice worry  fur too ranch over the support or opposition of newspapers. .Some of their  friends are unsophisticated enough to  go about before launching a candidate  and ask publishers what their attitude  is going to be. These gentlemen do not*  mean to be   impertinent, and ought to  be treated politely.    To tell them it is  none of their business is gratuitous information.   One of the many popular  delusions about newspapers,  remarks  an exchange, is that they can make or  mar the fortunes bf candidates for office.  Political amateurs are always saying  thak.tbis.or that ideal candidate could  be elected so easily, if #11 .the uewspa-,  pers would only forget their private  feuds and unite in urging the people to  vote for him. This is contrary to nearly  all experience.    Nothing is more common than to see an ideal candidate defeated in spite of almost unanimous  newspaper support.   Some newspapers  - cultivate the fiction of their powerful  political influence as they cultivate lie-  tion   about their circulation and the  value of their advertising.    What the  public wants from newspapers'is truthful and impartial   information about  candidates for oflice.     It wants little  advice aiid will have no dictation. The  The quarterly meeting of the British  Columbia Fruit Growers'- Association,  which was held iu Nelson this year,  wa3 interesting-from everj, point of  view.-     Although the attendance - at  both the afternoon and evening sessions was large, it seemed to many the  importance of the subjects discussed  should   have resulted in attracting a  greater number.   Just now the citizens  of Nelson are beginning to realize that  one of the great industries of the future, so far as this district is concerned,  must be fruit.   That being admitted, it  ia important that a thorough knowledge of the best  methods  of fruit-  raising, should prevail, and * this information could not be obtained in a better  way than by profiting by the experience of practical fruit-growers,   The  address of Thomas Cunningham, Provincial   Fruit Inspector, was particularly w.orthy of- study. " He related at  length what had been done in the way  of protecting and developing the fruit  industy of British Columbia.   He told  of the means . that had been employed  to    secure    British    Columbia   fruitgrowers against  the pests  that   had  ruined.the iudustry elsewhere^    Mr.  Cunningham's  admission  that along  the banks of the Kootenay arm existed  tlie best conditions  At the residence of A. H. Gracey,  last Monday evening, Miss Ida Gracey  was "married to A. G. Low of Vancouver, the ceremony being performed by  Rev. J. T. Ferguson, ^fter the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Low left for Banff  aud Montreal on a wedding trip. They  will return in a few months and make  Nelson their home. Mrs. Low has resided iniNelson a little over a year,  coming here from. Gauanoque. She is  extremely popular amongst a wide circle of acquaintances.  and realizes that all these victims  might be saved by the provision of  sanitariums andruj}-to-date treatment,  the responsibility iipon society, and especially upon the men of wealth who  might do much for humanity by affording tlie sinews of war, makes itself  keenly felt. An Association has been  formed in Ottawa to assume the work  of combating this,national disease and  sunken hull of the steamer Islander by  Capt. Finch of the Neptune Salvage  Company vanish at the sight of some  relies of the ill-fated steamer, brought  to Vancouver this week by Capt. Buck*  holtz, master of the steamer Venture.  Lying on the dock of the venture was  a section of the laced railguard of the  steamer Islander, and beside it a large  black iron  stanchion which had run  it should command the most generous ' from ihe upper deck ofthe old Islander  sympathy of our citizens in the noble'One   hundred and  twenty fathoms of  endeavor.  The preparation^ for the Grand Forks  street carnival ard',-being carried  on  with a great deal bf energy.   The com-  ~ ���>'  mittee in charge of, the affair promise  an event of unusual interest to those  who visit the city during the progress  ofthe carnival, which will be held  from August 24th. to 27th. In connection with the carnival there will be  all kinds of novelties, tight-rope walking, balloon ascensions, juggling, tumbling, etc. The great event will be the  coronation of her majesty the queen  of the carnival, which is promised to  be a beautiful spectacle. The nominees  for queen so far are : Miss Annie Pierce,  of Phoenix, Miss Burcell, of Rossland,  and Miss Rose Hoffman, of Grand  Forks. Nelson, so far, has not nomin-  ! ated a candidate.  the seven-inch stern line of the Islander has been recovered from the  position 'in the stern sheets, in which it  had been coiled, when the vessel sailed  from Skagway on the night of August  14,1901. The line was in an excellent  rftate of preservation. ���"��� The Islander  went down at 1:45 a. m, August 15,  1901. Capt. .Finch has not yet been  able to get any trace of the vessel's safe,  which is supposed to contain a large  amount of treasure.  ;N^BEBf|||^g  N  ews of the  M  &MI  mes  BOUNDARY MINING NOTES.  enthusiastic supporf of"all tlie"news-,  papers rather prejudices a candidate  than helps him. The public bias the  notion thnt it is competent to make up  its own mind. Perhaps it is self-deceived and would be better served if it  would let us make up its mind for it;  but we do not know how to cure the  universal .illusion. The successful candidates for ollice are those who humor  the people by trying to reach and convince them directly, instead of expecting the newspapers to do it for them.  There is no more important move- j  ment iu Canada to-day than the formation of organizations to right the White  Plague'. Consumption carries off more  victims annually than all other contagious diseases put together. In the  days before science "discovert*! -~'~lx>tb~  preventatives and cures for the disease  it was regarded as both incurable and  hereditary and a morbid apathy was  engendered which caused people to  look udou persons and even families  afflicted with consumption as doomed.  The wonderful discoveries of the past  decade have cast upon the society the  responsibility of educating away this  impression. Practically every case .of  consumption, if taken in (time can be  cured, and there is absolutely no- reason why contagion should result if the  most ordinary precautions are taken.  When one regards the monthly death  J. Burtt Morgan, who for a year or  more had charge of the Baptist Church  in Nelson, is now "general manager of  the Chilliwack Power & Light Co.,  Lt'd, recently incorporated for * the  puipcoe-crf-barncdiiiTj; the- CliiUiwaCk  river. Mr. Morgan says there is a big  local demand for power td operate the  various industries in the.tpwn and the  numerous 'creameries that; dot the  ranches of the surrounding country.  The company expects to develop sufficient power before long to-operate a  tram line between Chilliwack and New  Westminster, a distance of 50 miles. A  by-law has just been; passed by the  Chilliwack council, granting the company a twenty-five years," franchise,  with the privilege of renewal for ten  years more.  Fred Starkey has returned from his  ���visit to Winnipeg, where he went to  interview the ollicials of the C.  P.  11.  freight department with respect to the  rates, in territory, which is regarded  as tributary to Nelson.   Mr. Starkey  discussed- the matter at length with  the officials, and wheiirthe whole matter was-thoroughly investigated was  somewhat surprised to learn that the  Nelson wholesalers were not such great  sufferers  as   might  appeal*    at   first  glance.     Indeed,"* according   to    Mr.  Starkey it seems as if Nelson had now  everything that couid be   reasonably  expected under    the    eireum tauces.  There  is  some  disappointment  that  Fernie is not included iti-tbe Nelson  territory, but to accomplish-this would  necessitate a re-arrangement of the territories    tributary    to   the "different  wholesale  points  as  far   castas Rat  Portage.   The schedule of rates issued  by   the   C. P. R. on  the first  of  the  month will' show that Nelson has received every consideration from  the  obtainable anywhere, will no doubt surprise even many of.our own people.  W. J. Branditu also gave a very practical address in the way of showing the  best varieties to plant, more particularly  with reference to apples.     He recommended Duchess and Wealthy for the  earlier varieties, and the Northern Spy  for the winter.  .-.Other speakers spoke  along the same lines, but in the evening Martin Burrell. of Grand Forks,  gave an address on the subject of "Beautifying the Home," which should be  published   broadcast    throughout the  land.     Mr. Burrell isa fluent speaker,  and is certainly posted on the subject  of horticulture.    He traced gardening  from the earliest civilization, and indeed proved that it was really the history of civili zation.      He told of what  was being done in  foreign countries to  encourage  horticulture.    He advised  amateur gardeners not to begin on too  large a scale, and thus avoid turning  what should be a healthful recreation  into a work of hard labor.   With reference to lawns, be strongly urged the  unbroken sward  with   deep borders.  for fruit-growing  -.-���I roll inOutario alone from-tubercuiosis  Phoenix Pioneer.  A vein of high grade ore has been uncovered on the Humming Bird, adjoining the E. P. TJ.  The Gem Mine, in Long Lake camp,  shipped a car of ore this week to the  Greenwood smelter. The property is  under bond to Robert Wood.  Work on the Silver Cloud, recently  bonded to Alex. Robinson L. A.  Smith and associates, is said to be  making that property look very well  indeed. The vein has widened out,  and assays of $183 have been secured.  The force of men has been increased.  E. H. Thurston, of the .Carmi, West  Fork, has purchased most of the machinery on the Defiance from William  Fowler, and it is being removed to the  first named mine, where a small force  of men is employed. Mr. Fowler has  stopped work on the -Defiance.  Eight men are at work on tbe Reliance group, in Summit camp, owned  by Coot and Lauder, and bonded by  the Rathmullen .Co. Sinking is proceeding, a depth of nearly 50 feet having been obtained. A trial shipment  is to be made shortly of a couple of cars  of ore now on the dump.  Work has been started ou the re-  timbering of the Biooklyn shaft by  Supt. Collins, and three shifts are expected to be employed to get the work  done as soon as possible. The compressor at the mine was started this  I week so thatrthe pumps can be used by  air, instead of steam, while.the timber-  ing is being done.  Percy F. Gooden'rath, of Kamloops,  has just issued a special number in connection with the Kamloops Standard,  which is a credit not only to the editor  but to the printing office in which it  was published. The name of the publication, is'..' Where Fortune Smiles."  It has over 100illustrations, and is very  neatly printed. The work is designed  tb advertise the district in which it is  published, and no doubt it will accomplish its object.  The Wide West group, situated- at  the head of Pool creek was surveyed  this week by ��. C. Green, P. L. S.  Lumber for the construction of the  new boarding' house at the Eva -mine  is being taken up on the aerial tram.  Geo. Johnston la doing development  oh  the Silver Crown, a property ad-'  joining the Big Showing onGoat mountain.  The contract of building a trail to  the Mammoth group has been awarded  to J. J. McKfnnon, who put in the  lowest..tender. Mr. McKinnon hits  commenced work on his contract. '..*.-������  A mile and a quarter of trail is being  built from the the Big Showing to the  Scout trail.   When' the trail is conf.-,  pleted two ihifts of men will be put on  the Big Showing. '.V"���--.    >  Another 23 feet of tunnel has.been;  driven on the Nelson, making the tunnel about 150 feet in length.   It is now*.  in quartz, graphite and white iron;  T. W. Leask of Cranbrook, has pur- .  chased   Geo.  Goldsmith's interest in  the Big Showing, on Goat mountain.  Mr. Leask owns a free gold property at'  Goldhill near Poplar.  -mmm  Estill  "aa<aS&��:tgte  ::^^i��mg  Ani'ir'Smi  ;Afy}i ��>vy  y 'Ay^'.rivX^  'zAy:$0f#M  mMSm  ... .���.���:��� ^.JSpfl  ���AAT-P^ms  : ��� ������i:W--*$i![~&  :;��������� <Z'~rzg,&f  A'-ilMi  :.4?���A/l?.fi}0Z,  WSgM  iSili  pjgjl  r ^AriM^AAi:  -All doubts-as.to.the.,finding_of^the_  tifies all'consumers of water that-from  ���*s\ 1*-- ....  this, time forward water for lawn and  garden purposes can only be used from  6 ta8a. m.andfrom 6 to &,_>. m.   This  action has been   necessitated   on ac-  count of the possibility "of   a   short-.  age in the water supply,   It was feared  yesterday   that all  water motors   in  the city would  have to be cut off, but  later developments seem to show that  this extremity will not be reached. The, J  intake of'water was so enlarged as to  greatly increase tlie supply.   However,  it  will be well for everyone to be as  careful of water as possible.    This will  be_for tlieir own protection,   . Geo. W: Cornish has taken a working bond on eaay terms on the Electric  claim, in Long Lake camp, which is  close lo the Rho<1erick Dbu. securing  it from the Vancouver, and Boundary  Creek Mining and Dev. Co. Mr. Cornish has had an'average assay of close  to $100 from the mine* and will start a  ! force of men at work there next week.  The ledge is a foot wide, and is traceable for several hundred feet.  LARDEAU MINING NOTES.  LET US HAVE PEACE  ��������� Cam borne Miner;���   Robt: Smith, P. L. S., has completed  At last there seems to be some prospect that the differences which in the  past have torn the Conservatives of Nelson assunder will be settled. There is  a disposition on the part of the great  majority of Conservatives to bury the  hatchet, and go into the forthcoming  contest with the one object of winning.  Of course there will be some who will  fluenee as a poster, auiLthe editor during the past few weeks has come out in  his true colors. By his conduct he has  emphasized the truth of every accusation that has been made against him  for the past four years.' The Conservative mask has been torn from his face,  and he is now exposed as a nondescript  politician with a strong desre to  play  try aud  perpetuate the feuds of the! into the hands of the*Grits.    For this  reason, those Conservatives who in the  past, but these will be disposed of by a  request to stand aside, or go over to  the party in whose interest they appear  so anxious to labor. The eyes of many  trusting Conservatives have recently  been opened to the attempt that has  beeu made to drive them out of their  party, aud they   now express them  selves as determined to no longer ac-  Bc con denied the practice of planting cept their politics from sources that  flower gardens in the middle of the are   undoubtedly contaminated   with  lawn, and was pleased to notice that it  was no longer com mon. A great deal  of good would be accomplished If Mr.  Burrell's speech was printed in full,  and distributed freely throughout the  the country. A pleasant feature of the  eveniug programme was the song  by Rex Macdonald.)  Onslow- Newling  Grittisra. Moreover, there is a disposition to resent^the unwarranted  interference of the Liberal newspaper  ofttliiU city in the affairs of Conservatives. The Daily News could be better  employed looking after the concerns of  the Liberal party than giving advice  where it is not required:   As to the Trl-  past have been disposed to give him  the benefit of the doubt now openly  condemn the man who for his own  purposes tried to lead them astray.  With a united front, tbe Conservatives  of Nelson can reasonably hope to carry  Nelson at the next election. There ean  be 110 doubt that tbe Conservatives are  greatly in the majority here, and unity  of action is all that is required to accomplish the desired-result. And there  is only one way in which that harmony  but one thing is certain their presence is  no longer desired in the Conservative  party. The Conservatives can no longer  afford to have, traitors in  their camp.  Fortunately   the    loss    in     numbers  to  the   party1 will   be    insignificant.  The     majority    of     the    dissidents  have    in    the    past    voted   for   the  Liberal   candidate   and   will    do    so  again.   The   number of. men yet espousing the cause of the king of dissension who can be regarded as Conservatives   is scarcely   more   than   a  score,    and   there   is    every   reason  to.believe that   they   will   not. permit    their   party, to   suffer  by con  tinuing  adherence to  the cause  of a  disappointed politician.    There is no  further   reason    why    Conservatives  should be longer  disunited.   Let tbe  work of healing old   sores continue.  There will be something to forgive and  forget  on   both   sides.     Fortunately  the survey bftheJiimbo.  Tom Boyler has taken ano'.her pack  train load of supplies up to the Big  Showing. ���  Geo. Lemon; contractor, has commenced the erection of the Eva boarding house.  R  otmdary  vJre O  hipments  can be brought about.    That is to give  this can be done without a sacrifice of  honor or principle.   Only one thing  also gave a very acceptable vocal selec-   bune, it hopes to keep up the trouble.  ti(>u I The Tribune   bas about as much in-  fair warning to.all that the perpetuation of local prejudices is no longer to  be permitted to interfere with tbe general harmony of the whole. Those  who desire to keep up the quarrel must  pass over .to the opposite side. They  may find a place in the Liberal ranks,  Granby Mines, Phoenix    .  Snowshoe, Phoenix  Brooklyn. Phoenix    .  Mother Lode, Deadwood  Sunset, Deadwood  Morrison, Deadwood  B. O. Mine, Summit .       ..  R. Bell, Summit     .       .  Emma, Summit .   .   .  Senator. Summit Camp .  Oro Denoro .       .  Brey Fogle, Summit  No. 37       ...  Mountain Rci?p  Winnipeg, \  -.llingtou    .  Golden Crown, Wellington  Athelstan, Wellington  '.���'  King Solomon, W. Copper  No. 7 Mine,  Central  City of Paris, Central .  I  SLOCAN MINING NOTES.  Slocnn Drill. r_  A force of 40 men is employed at the  Ottawa,  Much ore of a high grade character  is coming from the Hewitt/on  Four  ."���  Mile. ���-���*..  Geo. Aylard,of New Denver, wentA.  ,** <L  up to take, a look at the,Meteor  en  ],. Wednesday. -*...,-.-,-  A. R. Bolderston will m��ke a sampfe  test of about 20tonaof Legal oie, run-  nihg it through the Chapleau mill.  The majority of the claims in the  once noted U & I group) Ten Mile, have  been restaked into other hands.  Mill owners are afraid of the winter,  as the dry weather will eurtail the  water supply from the creeks later on.  F. C. Green, of Nelson, went up- .to  the Otiawa Tuesday todo some surveying, including laying out a point for  the new tunnel.  The owners of the Colorado resumed* *  operations again on  Friday, and1 will  endeavor now to .get out a fall car of  ore for shipment.  A chunk of ore,~14 inches square and  weighing 150 pounds, has been taken  out at tlie Ottawa. It will likely be  sent to Pittsburg for exhibition, purposes. It is part of a chunk weighing  about two tons and it assays 1200 oz.  7~3&.W  AAszMi.'.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines for 1901:  1904, and for last week :  1903  *  393,718  74v212  1904 Past Week  320,780    9,000  ��  130,492  15,731  3,339  19,305  107,010  2,496  22,937  363  15,537  19,790  1,756  14,306  222  354  33  792  66  33  2,435.  5,646  2,968  is to be avoided, and  that is, advice is | J**^ Wesl, Fork   "  not to be taken from the man or men I Providence, Providence  who  to  gratify  their   own ambition |g^'^-^  would throw obstacles in the way of i Ruby, Boundary Falls  Drive out the Miscellaneous  .       -.  I Total, tons.  harmony and union,  mercenaries.  910  476  400  305  167  226  6S4.420      470,361       12,387 THE NELSON ECONOMIST  /  .*��� /  IS:  *���>.-  i (.-,  The Nelson Economist  Published every S!.t'irday afternoon at  Vkrnon Stxeet. Ni:i.sos, B. C.  $i Per Year in Advance  j The political managers in the east on both sides arc  generally agreed that the elections will take place this  autumn, probably in Novemb. r.  Now tbat Mr. Macintosh's campaign committee  have given tbe Tribune the go-by, just watch that  paper shrink beyond recognition.  Advertlslne rates raude known on application.  AU changea ln   fMlve.llsfc-JienU to Innnrc'iMortion should reach  this ofllco uot later thai Thursday, 12 o'clivs*.  '  When change or address Is required, it I-* IcslnbU. thai both tho  old ftddrcM and the new be given.  Address   all   communications,   "Publisher   of   Tne   Nemon  Koonojcist. Nelson. B. C."  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  We desire to call the attention of the Chief Coin-  tirissioner. of Lands and Works to tbe nece-sity cf  without delay appointing an official scaler of logs to  be stationed here, whose duty it would be to be on  the qui vive to prevent the defrauding of the Government in the measurement of logs and consequently  the amouut payable thereon. Such official would  also be of much service otherwise. For example, a  party is disposing of a quantity orlogs, and a dispute  arises between the vendor and purchaser as to the  ���proper measuremeut of them ���a. not unfrequent occurrence. This official could be appealed to in such  a case by the dissatisfied party ; and if such official  knew his business and were of high character, his decision would usually be readily accepted by bolh parties and expeusive and often unsatisfactory litigation  be thereby avoided. The simple fact tbat there  would be such an official to appeal to would exercise  a very considerable influence in causing logs to be  properly scaled. It would, we submit, be advisable to allow an appeal from such au official to a  Board of Arbitration, one of the arbitrators to be selected from each side (vendor and vendee} and the)*  to select the umpire, the decision of such board to be  final, and the costs of the arbitration to be borne by  the party who would be unsuccessful on such an ap-  -peal. This, we are informed, is a statement of the law  and-practice in. the Province of New Brunswick,  where it is found to ope ate satisfactorily. Mr. Martin, at present stationed here, could have bis powers  extended to include these duties ; or if his present  duties would not leave him time to attend thereto, another official should be appointed at once for the  above work. Proper regulations should be framed  covering such duties. W. are all fallible, lumber  companies as well as others ; and an official with the  above duties stationed here and th re in the interior  of British Columbia might conduce to Its* fallii iii y  in practice and help the revenue of B. C not a little.  Tbe Ottawa Citizen says Lord Dundonald has  not  the slightest intention of entering Canadian  politics,  cr of accepting a nomination   for parliament.      He  made that perfectly clear before he left and will give  the report au emphatic denial as soon as the fact that  his name is being used in this connection reaches him.  The intention of the government  press in spreading  the report is obvious.     It is desired to create lhe impression   that   Lord   Dundonald is   a   partisan   in  Canadian politics, whereas his interest in Canada and  iu the militia of this country is of a purely imperial  and patriotic character.     The probabilities are good  that the imperial government  will exhibit its confidence in and appreciation of the General by appointing him to a  high  command under the   new army  council scheme which is nowigoiug rito effect.    Premier Balfour has already announced  that such   was  the government's intention prior to the  trouble  arising here between Lord Dundonal 1 and the  Canadian  government, and we are satisfied that when the entire  facts are in the possession of the imperial authorities  the result will be to still further convince  the General's fitness for tbe high command.  The frcquer.cy of drowning accidents this summer  is as remaakable as the fact that many of those who  were drowned were described as expert swimmers.  The troubles of the Vancouver Ledger hive culminated in the newspaper suspending publication.  Dr. "Reynolds, the manager, says he hopes to resume  business again soon.  ' Port Arthur bas toppled over at least sixty-four  times s.nce the beginning of the war, and now we  have it on the authority of the Sandon Standard that  the Russian fort is in the hands of the Japs.  For the wet spring days must be damp  proof and vet light in weight and stylish in  form. Our new foot wear fills these requirements in every particular. Each pair of shoes  in our stock ls porticularly stylish and  thoroughly well made from tbe very best stock.  The various leathers--Calf, Box Calf, Viei,  Enamel, Etc., and tbe different shapes enable  us to suit all tastes and lit all feet perfectly.  Prices to suit everybody.  Insurance    Real   Estate   and  Mining  Agent  Houses and offices to rent and lots for sale in all parts of tbe city.  Now is the time to invest in good  Ranch Property  The Kootenay Valleys Co., L'td, London, Eng.  Nelson City Land and Improvement Co.  Baker Street, Nelson  It may be that the: editor of The Economist is  ambitions to run a daily newspaper, but one thifg is  certain if he undertook such an enterprise it would  pay, something John Houston has never been able to  accomplish. ,  The session of Parliament just closed will be noted  as the one in which a minister of the Crown undertook the defense of a perjured scoundrel. The minister was Sir Richard Cartwright, and tbe scoundrel,  one Jackson.  It is announced that Mr. Mackintosh's campaign  manager h \s purchased tbe defunct Ro.ssb.nd World  for a campaign paper. This will be a great disappointment to John Houston, who li-*.s a newspaper  for sale,  which can be   bought cheap for  cash.  ji Pays to Deal with Rutherford  Your doctor will send his prescription to Ruther-  | ford's Drug Store if you ask Mm.  Careful dispensing  1 by the proprietor, pure drugs and fresh, are special  features in this store. -  There is a great difference iii Drugs and Chemicals *as regards purity, and this store makes it a  point al*ways to buy the "best and purest even though  the price is higher. IT PAYS TO GST THE BEST.  Take the item of Quinine. There are cheap  grades of German Quinine, which most drug stores  use. We use nothing hut Howards & Sons best English Quinine. It costs more, but "WE DON'T  CHARGE MORE.  Send us your Recipes and Prescriptions.  WM. RUTHERFORD, Druggist  PHONE As 14  NIGHT PHONE B214 WARD STREET, NELSON, B. C.  Fire and  Accident  insurance   a  Specialty  PROCTER  BAKER ST., NELSON, B. C.  P. O. BOX 223  1 -��"0-<frH��*0>-��<��~��<�� ��������<�� ���������'^������^^���������^���^������'���^^���^������>  IB  Nelson, B. C.  1 The largest exclusively  Wholesale  Liquor  House in  the interior  There are said to be six hundred buffalo runivng  wild in Canada and about one hundred in the United  States, while in the United States tbey are said to  be 896 in captivity, and in Canada 56. Iu the rest  ofthe world it is estimated there are about 120.  In replj* to a correspondent, as to liow the Tribune  secured its report of the pr.ivate meeting held by the  campaign committee last Saturday, it may be said  that the general understanding is that the account of  the meeting was supplied the Tribune by a gentleman  who is regarded an expert on punctuation.  When William Randall Hearst was defeated for the  nomination of President on -the Democratic ticket, lie  promised to support Parker. Now the Hearst papers  profess support for Parker, and at the same time are  stabbing him in the back. Evidently Mr.Haerst de-  sires-toemulate_thei_.prac^ica.lL,_.politician_of Nel_sp_n._  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  E  Head Office Nelson, B. C.  Branch   Maikets   in   Rossland, Trail,-   Nelson, Kaslo, LSandon, Three  ��� Forks, New Denver and Slocan Citv.  "Orders by Mail to any branch will have  prompt   and  careful atten  tion.  The resignation of Mr. Justice D-iake has been received at tbe Justice Department at Ottawa, to take  effect on August 14 Mr. Drake was appointed a  puisne judge of British Columbia on August 14, 1889.  He came to the Province in 1859, and has been in the  public service since 1868, when he was elected to the  Legislative Council.  Vancouver and Nelson  BAKER STREET. NELSON,  B. C.  %  Wholesale and Retail  Donlersln".  There is  likely to be some tronb'e over the depor-  1  tition of the alieu engineers engaged by the Grand  Trunk Facific. They refused to be sent home and  some of them have appealed to thejjartt. Tbej* take  the ground that the alien law was never intended to  apply to civil engineers. It is really a matter of very  little importance whether these engineers shall remain in Canadi or retura to the United States. The  point is that Canadians should be permitted to \*.ork  pu a railroad .'or which tbe Canadian people pay.  The Financial Times of London, says that about 40  per cent, of all the Transvaal mines have within tbe  last quarter increased their dividends to an amount  approximating two million pounds sterling. The  total amount of dividends that will be paid by the  Transvaal mining companies during this present  year, is estimated at over twenty million dollirs.  "The best laid plans of mice and men gang aft  aglee." The.arrangement whereby the Conservatives  were to be supplied'with a daily newspaper and an  editor who could be depended upon to see that there  were no errors iu punctuation, has been completely  npset by the purchase of the Rossland World by the  Macintosh campaign committee.  orsas rair  xcursion Bates  In Pints and Quarts  Dawson's "Extra Special" Scotch.    Granda Cigars.  Mitchell's Heather Dew Scotch etc.    Earl of Minto etc. a  A full line of imported and domestic Liquors and Wines. X  ��� *    ���    ���    ��    ���    .   v^."^~.*���-v  v  vv   v^-vv���v^vv���v-v~v���v~-v���v���<���  Y    ���    -   -    - - -    ��� ���*������  y "Ss* k ��'3&zx.f: ���-.._.  V '-,V*       * (���'.."     r"->."-'-V,*^S-v.--^.'?  J -if^  ���"'���v    ��� \ ������: \ -:=\: .-J--  T       i?&: t_* jft 1 j....1. '*.  ^ '"a "m*  * i��fe&4\ \ *����   - **      -  {.^^^SfiS^Tents&JIwninp Made and Repaired  \  CLOTHES    CLEANED    AND   MENDED.  I  *      OVER J. H. WALLACE'S STORE, NELSON, B. C.      |  NELSON ELEGTRIG  TRAMWAY  GO., LTD.  N. E. T. TIMETABLE.  STANLEY STREET���  7.co       7.40  8 20 a. in.  9.00          9.40  .10.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.20 p. m.  IJOGUSTOWN���  7.20          .00        8.40  9.20 a. m  10.00     10.40  11.20  Every 40 minutes until 10.40 p. m.  REAL ESTATE.  Lots.      Warehouses.     Offices.      Apply  A. V. MASON,   Man.  Sec  The Car Barn, Phone 165B. ^  E. KA STRAGHAN-  ���J> * -.'������-. 1  -"l  Plumber and Gasfitter  t  1  Camps supplied on shariesi  notice and lowest prices. .  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  E. C. TRAVES. Manager  Nelson      Rossland   TO ���  Trail  The newsps pers of the east contain sorrowful accounts of infant mortality in the large Eastern cities.  The cause is the hot weather which has prevailed  there for the last month or so. It is worthy of note  that in British Columbia there have been very few  deaths amongst the infant population, the weather at  no time being so hot as to produce the causes which  lead to infantile disorders.  Sewing Machines anil Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  Did Curiosity Shopt Josephine St, Nelson  JOB PRINTING AT  THE ECONOMIST  St. Louis, $60; Chicago, $65;  Toronto, $87.35; Montreal,  $98; Halifax, $128.80; New  ���'���York, $101.  .Three'''-Months'   Limit.  DATES ol'SALE  June 7, 16,17 ancl 18. .'.  July l. 2 and 3.   August 8, �� and 10.  "September 5, Hand?.  ,3*h  Low  Excursion  Fares  For all Eastern points will also be quoted  going via Port Arthur nil rail or laKc route,  returning same or via Chicago and St. Louis.  Kor full particulars apply to local agents.  J.R. CARTKR.  llist.Pass. Agt.  Nelson.  E; .T. COYLK.  A. G-' P. A.  Vancouver  Estimates Given oh General  Plumbing, f  Sewer Connections, Etc. 1  L       Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.       ��  ������*   v   v������* *  - ��  MAKE'N'O-MISTAK  For a Pure, Healthful-Cereal,.none can compare with  Made in British Columbia.  The  Brackrnan-Ker  Milling  Co., Limited  Manufacturers of H^gl*. Grade Cereals. .  .    .:  _ 1 :        -     .  AUCTION SALE ;;TO-NIGHT  s ���_,.')���:  AT THEy AUOTI��NyMART  LOT OF NEW GOODS,   BIG BARGAINS.  DON'T FORGETTHE  RLACE  GREEN, AUCTIONEER,  *i~ THE  NELSON  ECONOMIST  AMI  Luxurious and Comfortable.  i  A few left of our  WOOD  These were $2.25.  m  $ 172  a Drug & Book  ��� a '0*>.aar*&=���*���$���* B  uP7:M^yWm  yZ7S%$iyM0Zm  ��� r,.,,.,H'.��:ifejs>j'L  trva-r?3?f;se��|B  !-.-M/!-j��3.;js3;.ym  Afifi^H  '���^TfaM^mm  -*.'*"'*, '���; f ...S.5i*"$*ft$>**j B|  ?.f*-- v'>"l^i'*|:y^.-S ���  *?��-.���'','.������ ������:"* v. -j-v -^f-ii -^y ���  ;o;��sit}SI|*|  AAfsSlSl  oOv;��SjBS3l  y^wi^'fla^M^^'a^^  I rnnrr   mnnrnnn.   r*  OR SALE  % In io-acre blocks, iu 20 acre blocks. Improved ranches.  & J. E. Annable, Nelson, B. C.  h. McCausland  BAKER STREETrNELSON __=  AGENT FOR  -*��� The Julia Marlowe  *   ---   , 1 he Celebrated Keith Shoe.  1 he Douglas Shoe.  ^  Custom Work.     Invisible Patching a Specialty   ��  *  SMOKE  THE CELEBRATED  RIAR  PIPES.  JL ress  omment  Loudon Mali.  ''Of all decorations," saysa writer in  Answers Bummer Double Number, "in-  the gift of tho mikado, none, iis so  highly prized by liis valorous soldiers  8ls that of the Distinguished Service  Order of the Golden Kite. The medal;  is suspended from the breast by a  green, ribbon, and its gift is as rare as  that of the much coveted Victoria  Cross in our own country.  Toronto Mall.  When the militia bill "kicking out"  the British general for good is finally  passed, there will not be much more  "imperialism" left. The appeal to the  privy council, the co-operation ih the  making of foreign treaties, and the  Governor-General will be theonly signs  of the connection with Britain. Against  the two former Liberal agencies are  already busily campaigning.  wcaire invit ing Americans to come to  Cunaila* to recover health in the invigorating climate of this north land,  onr public men when used up with the  cares of office, should go to the United  States to recuperate? Sutherland and  Ros-s have retuBiicd from the United  States "imie-h improved iu health,"  and Sir Wilfred will probably seek restoration to health in the same land.  Hamilton Spectator.  Is it not a little singular that, while  Ottawa Citizen.  There is no doubt that if the government had its own way the elections  would be put off until the latest possible time. But that would not suit  the Grand Trunk Pacific. It is notTo  be supposed that that big corporation  is going to make its financial arrangements (if, indeed, it can); let contracts  and commence work on a gigantic undertaking until it kiio***-*- definitely  whether the railway will own the government or the government own tbe  railway.  <0  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes. Netson   ;  JOHN Mc LATCH IE  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  dp. B C. Ctisttims House. Kelson  Nottingham, England.  Navy Gut Mild, Medium and Full  Navy Mixture.  Navy  Cut Cigarette  Tobacco,  Pedigree Tobacco, Navy Cut  Cigarettes.  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to I -one  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FOR WESTERN CANADA.  Turner,Beeton & Co./L'td, vjctoria,_aa  MONTREAL, Sole Manuiac  turers of the "Pinto Shell Cor  eleven" Glcves and Mitts  11      R.H.CARLEY/B.C.Agt.  LETrlBI  AL  $7.50 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders muet be accompanied hy ra=h and s-hould he foiwnrdtd  either personally or by mail to the oflice of  W. P. TIERKEY, GENERAL AGEKT THE NELSON ECONOMIST  ���A-' _. .-  jt  ���V  a  Iii  Engagement  i It has been our endeavor to design and make lings to the taste  fancy of our patrons, and at very  short "notice. Oar facilities are exceptional, as we have to carry a veiy  large stock of loose .precious gems  of best quality, and at very reasonable prices.  atenaude Bros.  Manufacturing Opticians.  1 IE  Notice ls hereby given that M) dnys after  date I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands nnd Works for permission  to purchase the following described land.  Commencing atn stake marked one-half mile  west of Kitchener Station on the south side  of railroad track, thenee south 2<) chains,  thence cast 20 chains, more or less, to line of  townsite, thenee north 20 chains more or less  to railway track, thenee weBt along railways  track toplaceof commencement, containing  40 acres more-or less.  Dated at Kitchener, this lit.li day of June, 1904  Geokue a. Hunt.  ANNUAL MIDSUMMER SALE  fi  Certificate of Improvements.  NEWS ITEMS.  Mrs. J. A. Kelleyand her son, Hurry,  iTairview, will spend a. short vacation  at Woodbury.  Clarence Goepel has returned from  Winnipeg, where he took part iu the  rifle matches.  The Vancouver and Kootenay mineral  claims, situate lu the Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay District.  "Where located: On east side of Kootenay  Lake, about three miles east of the town of  Sanca.  'fake notice that I, J. L. G. Abbott, Free  Miner's Certitlcate No. B34.184 for myself and  ns agent for H.Abbott, Free Miner's Certlllcate No. 1J84.483, and E. L. Heatley, Free Miner's Certitlcate No. B65.245, intend, sixty days  rrom the date hereof, ta apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of the ahove claims.  And lurther take notice that action, under  Section 87, must be commenced before issuance ofsuch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th dny of June. 1004.  ��� ���   J. L. G. Abbott. :������  Certificate of Improvements.  George McLaughlin has returned  from a trip to the Winnipeg exhibition.  He emphasizes what has been already  said of the maguifipence of the fair by  other visitors.  The annual picnic of the children of  St. Saviour's Sunday School to Procter  Thursday'was a most enjoyable outing.  There were all kiud3 of races and sports,  endingin a swimming match iu which  were twelve entries. Douglas Cummins wop, although he waa closely  followed by Norman McLeod.  Owing to the extremely hot weather  prevailing throughout the upper, country the council of public instruction hsis  decided to extend the school holiduy.-  for one week. Tbis applies to every  school of British Columbia, and means  that instead of. recommencing their  studies on the 15th inst., the children  will continue holiday-making until the  22nd of this month.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  NOTICE.  The use of water from the city water mains  for lawn, gardening or sprinkling, purposes i>  from this date limited, to the.following hours:  6 to8 o'clock a. m.. and from 6 to, 8 o'clock p.  i m.: . Any person found using water for the  above purposes during any other than these  prescribed hours will De subjeetto the penalty  Imposed for the infraction of the provisions  of By-Law No. 81, Water Works ily- wv��.   By  "order. A" L.McCU LLOUII ��� -  Water Commissioner  Kelson, August 12th, 11)01.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  ELECTRIC LIGHT RATES  Electric light rates for the month of July  ���are now due nnd-payable at  lhe  Cily offices.    It paid on or before the lslii August  discountoflO per cent will bo allowed.  Jfelgon, August 1.1904.  -������   - By order,  *    -   �� - P.CMcMOKRJS  City Clerk.  NOTICE.  Notice  is hereby given   that tlie   under-  signed has submitted to the Lieutenant Uov-  ernor-ln-Council a proposal under the pro-  Vlslonsof the "Rivers and Streams Act," it.  8. B.C.,Cap. 168. forthe clearing and removing of obstructions from the Lower and Upper Duncan Bivers and Howser Lake and the  mouth- of   the Duncan Kiver at Kootewiy  Lake, being all of the Lower  Duncan Hiver,  Howser    Lake,   and    a   distance   nf    ten  miles   up  the Upper  Duncan   K vcr   from  Howser     Lake,    foro making    the     ramie  lit  tor   raaing  and  driving   thereon  logs.  timber     or      rafts,     and      to :    construct.'  dame, booms and breakwaters, aud to make  such other   or   necessary improvements -or  constructions that may be necessary for the  driving of logs therein or thereon, or retaining them within the course of ihe said stream,  and for the purpose of storing an-i transmitting logs thereon and sorting and   booming  f.ie same at the  mouth ofthe Duticmi   Ulver  at Kootenay Lake, and doing everything for  lhe purposes aforesaid.  The lands to be atlectcd by the said works  are all the lands abutting on tlie said l,mvcr  and UpperDuncan Klvers and Howser Lake  for the lull distance ofthe proposed works or  Improvements.  The rate for tolls, boomnge, rafting, driving  of logs, timber and lumber, and for taking  careof thesame until delivery,-proposed to  be charged by the undersigned, Is to be at the  rate of seventy-five cents per thousand feet  from points on the Upper.Duncan'Kiver,and'  from points intervening between the said Upper Duncan Hiver and the mouth  of   Lardo  Kiver on the Lower Duncan to Koootoimy  Lake, and*at the rate of fifty cents per .thousand feet on  tbe  Lower t>unc;m  from the  inoulh of lhe LordT River to Kootenay Lake,  the charges above enumerated  to cuver sorting and booming the same. -All   mccswiry  booin sticks properly fastened tugothei* with  chains to receive the same to he supplied by  the transmitter,and such logs 11 be recelve<l  immediately on their delivery at Kootcniiy  Luke properly boomed.   Such charge, however, lo be subject to thesame being lixed-by  a Judgo  of the Conniy Court of Kooti-niiy.  pursuant to Section 10 of the said "iti vers and  Streams Act."  paled -lib- 9th Cay of August. 1901.  - j. i*. "McGoldrick.  . Little Johnnie Mineral Claim, situate in the  Nelson Mining Division of west Kootenay  District. ���'  Where located: On Rover Creek, about-  three miles from Kootenay ltlvt-r. Take notice that X, Frank Fletcher, of the City of  Nelson, acting as iigentfor myself, Free Miner's Certilicate No. 1382,023, and A. C. Flum-  merfelt, Free Miner's Certitlcate No. 1!8U,024,-  intend. sixty days from lhe date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Impioveinontsfor the purpose of obtain-:  ining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that- action, under  , section 37,. must be commenced before the is-,  suancfiof such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 26lh day of Muy. A. D 1904.       ..  FjCAKK FLETCnEIt.  Corner Mill and Josephine Sts.  Us an Order for Your  Groceries, then Notice  The promptness of delivery.  The cleanness and freshness of Goods.  The full honest measure.  The quality of wnat you get.  You will lind.abundant reason for .ending  your future otders.  This Week's Specials Are:  14-lb Boxes of A 1 Cieamcry. Butter at 27c  per pound.  Silver Spoon Tea, 50c per pound; "  Fjijuh Brand l'ineiipple,2iicper tin. h  Clarke's Boneless Chicken, 35c per tlu  Ccrtlficatejof Improvements.  Becluse Mineral Claim, situate in the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located :��� Three miles "West of Nelson, on the C. <fc K. Railway -  Take notice that I. John McLatchie, of. the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for Edward C.  Arthur, Free Miner's Certificate.No. BS0,fi73,  intend, sixty dnys from the date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Kecorder for a Certilicate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining n Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that, action, under  section 87, must be commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certificate ot Improvements.  Dated this 21st day or May, 1001.  . John McLatchie,P. L. S.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Jof s Cash Grocery  'I'lIOXE 19  BIG  A big Street Carnival will be hold during  t'ic Kacc Meet at Grand Forks, 11. C. August  ���24th,2.5th, 20th and :27lh, 1091. The moBt novel  attraction c vcr held in the Boundary country.'  Four days, of general entertainment und  merrymaking In which tlio whole Boundary  country Is cordially invited to participate. An  interesting event will bu the  Coronation of the Queen  who will be elected by popular vote. Candidates arc entered-from Itos-sland, Nelson,  Greenwood, Phoenix, Republic, Northport  and Grand Forks, and a close and spirited  contest is looked for. The successful candidate for Queen will be presented wllh a purse  of &S0 for preparatory expenses. There will  he a ___.___'___-________.____.  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 Ccrtilicate No. B58.492, for myseirand  as agent for Edward H. Stanley, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B58,4S4, intendsixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants ofthe  above cminis.     '  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before  tlie Issuance ol such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 17th dny of May, A.D. 1904.  Jous McLatchie.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Mariposa, H-inky Panky Fractional nnd  Kipling Fractional MineralClalms, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of west Kootenay District.  Where located: On Morning mountain.  Take notice that J, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for Harry McLeod ,JFree Miner's Certificate Xo. B58,3C4,"and  Thomas W. T. Stoddard, Free'Miner's Certificate No. 1130,700, Intend, sixty days fi cm the  dato hcreol, to apply to the Mining Kecorder  for Certificates of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining crown Grants of the  above claims. ���;  And further take notice,-that action under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 18th of May, A. D.1904.  John McLatcuik, P. L. S.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  ROCK DRILLING CONTEST  fora S200 purse, In whicli the bost teams in  the surrounding country will meet in competition.   Another feature will bo  Grand Midway Plaisance  whieh will bo stocked with novelties of every  description. The gala'-attraction will.be a  Mardi Gras Night when, everyone Is invited  to mask from 7 to 11:80 p. m. For further particulars see posters.  SpeciafRitesonall railways Carnival week  Bnard of-Directors:���Alderman Fceney, J.  Temple. P. DoualdsoiirG. Urlin, J. Itoss, lt.  Metric. M. White, J  Loamy and U. Uuhler.  S. J. M. Mineral Claim, situate in the Nelson  Mining Division of. West Kootenay district.  Where located: On the North Fork of Wild  =Horso Creek,=NortIi-lCastof uud.adjoining the.  ������ Oronogo" Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, ofthe  City of Nelson, acting as agent lor Duncan  McArthur, Free Miner's Certificate No.  liSU.TIi;', intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, toapply to the Alining ltecorder for a  Certitlcate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of' Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of May, A. U.1904.  John moLatchib P. L. S.  Certificate of Improvements.  GRAND FORKS  to  Second Annual Exhibition ofthe  Nelson agricultural and  Industrial Association  September_28 & 29  New Buildings  Fine Grounds  Big Premium List  NOVEL OPEN AIR ATTRACTIONS  Write for Prize List.  J. E. Annable, Sec, Nelson, B.C.  Oronogo Mineral Claim, situate iu tlie Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District. ���'  Where located : On the North Fork or Wild  Horse Creek, North East of and adjoining th .-  "Joplln" Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie, of the  City of Nelson, acting as agent for Christian  L. Ilelinsenand Duncai McArthur, Executors  of the will of Hubert Kicsterer, deccawd. Free  Miner's Certificate No. , intend sixty days  from thu date hereoi* to apply to the Mining  ltecorder for a Certificate of Improvements  for the purpose of obtalninga Crown Grant ol  tho above claim.  And further take notice., tliat action under  Section 37 must be commenced before the issuance ofsuch Certlllcate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of May, lan.  John McLatchie.  Certificate of Improvements.  PIngrcc. Mayflower, Blake, II. O. N*..Sum-  it Fractional and Snow Drift Fractional  I Mineral Clnlms,situate in the Nelson Mining  Division of West, Kootenay district..'  Where located: On the Divide between  Sandy and -19 Creeks above the " Florence G,"  Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, John McLatchie. of the  City or Nelson, acting us agent for James L.  Stamford, Free Miner's Certificate No. 1180.029,  Angus G.Shnw, Free Miner-' Certificate  No. 1158,218 and Louis Ernst, Free MI tier's Certificate No. B. 80,8:��, intend sixty days from  tlie date hereoi, toapply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  tho purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  nb-ive claims.  And further take notice, that net ion under  Bcctlon 37 must be commciieed before the is-  Hunnce of sueh Certificates or Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of November, A. D. 190S.  Joiiw McLatCiuk. P. L. S.  NICKERS0N,  THEJ-WELER.  BAKER ST.  Wo only nsk one trial to make you ourcus  tomer. Fine Wutcli, Jewelry. Optical and  Silverware repairing and everything In the  line. Reasonable charges. Work sent us  from outside towns will receive the same care  ns 11 personally delivered. Difficult repairs  done for other Jewelers.  For Women  Ladies' China Silk Blouses, $3 75  and $4.50.  ,   Ladies'   Wash Skirt-2, $1.50 $2,  $2.50 and $3.   -Only a few left.  Ladies' Wash Suits, $3.50, $4,  $5, $6 and $7.  L'c dies' White Lawn Wrappers,  $1.50, $2,-$2.50 and $3.  Ladies' White Lawn and Muslin  Blouses, 50c, 75c, $1",'.51.25, $1.50.  $2 and $3. -  Children's White and Colored  Dresses, "t* to 12 years, 75c, $1,  $1.25, $1.50 and $2 each.  A splendid line of ladies' wash  neckwear and stocks at a special reduction.  A very pretty.line of girdles and  belts at 25c up.  A complete line of prints and  ginghams, white and colored muslins, fancy duck and drill in all  shades from 10 to 20 cents per yard.  For Men  MillineryDepartm't  Great Bargains in Children's  Muslin Tams, Flops and Bonnets,  25c up.- ���      ".  " :   '  \ Ladies' Ready to Wear Hats, at  actual cost. ���  , We have just opened out a very  fine assortment of the latest novelties in neckwear and stocks, also  wash ties, just the thing for summer.  Silk front shirts, $1 each.  Neglige and light -outing shirts,  with or without collars and cuffs,  from $1 up.  A line of light summer underwear,  %\ per suit, extra good value.  A complete line of Stetson and  Christy stiff hats, also knockabout  and straw hats.  Belts, sashes, etc., at reduced  prices.  LIMITED.  FURNITURE  The largest and  best assortment of fancy Rockers,  Centre   Tables,  Couches, China    Cabinets, Ladies  Secretarys, Carpets,  Etc., to ���be found  in any Furniture Store in the Kootenays.  McARTHUR  dOO  Canada Permanent  Mortgage Corporation  Straight Mortgages at 8 per cent,  or Monthly Payment System  ��QroMra$ro&MMMSft��tiMS��<  Complete Stock of Statiprtey  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  VERNON    STREET, NELSON, B.  C  GOOD FISHING  Extra good catches of flsli are reported all along tlio river and lake and we ure  daily coming in contact with tlie best -uitlioritlesasto the best kind of bait In use.  We are this month offering special values iu  FISH ING TACKLE:   We have a big stock of Hardy Bros.' Files, Minnows, Rods, Keels, and Gut, Luminous aud Plain Spoons, and Spinning Wing��. -'  GOODS THE BEST. PRICES THE LOWEST  *1  Nelson Hardware Co. I  v FISHERMEN'S. HEADQUARTERS. J���  W. G. Gillett  Builder   and   Contractor  Estimates  given on stone, brick  and woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Sale  Frank Fletcher  TROVIN .-AL LSND SURVEYOR  Lands and Mineral ClalmsSurveyed  and Crown Granted  P. O. Box 5C3      Oflice: Kootenay St. Nelnon  50  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  ���   DESION9  OOPVRKSIIT3 &C    .  Anyone sending n sketch and description may  . .'.      ._,_ ���_������ .,��� -rhe"   HUH. I11.I ll*��ljr ..V.UUU.3I1I..W.    AA��..\417W��. ...�� . ..VkUb  lent free Oldest agency for securing patents.  -Patents tafcen through Munn *C~ '-  tpetial notice, without charge; ln the  The most healthful beverage for Hot Weather  LAKEVIEW HOTEL  $1 per day and up..  NoChlnese Employed!  AUGUST THOMAS. PROPRIETOR.  CORNER   HALL   AND   VERNON   STREETS,  TWQ BLOCKS FR���)M WHARF,  i c  Scientific Jitnerican.  A handsomely Illustrated weakly, {.nrsest circulation of any scientific Journal. Terms. $3 a  rear; four months $L .Boldbyall newsdealers.  MUNN &Coi6��i^||W|Qrt  BARTLETT  HOUSE  Cformerly Clarke House) -.  The best 81 per day house in Nelson.      None but wJ_He help- employed-    The !  bartho best.  G. W. BARTLETT, R,  ROPRIETOR


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