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 s-Ct, azts^jsat-sAi.  ����..-'&,<....,,A^y35^t,M,i7t,m.  ii-i-~. a��Grfi<7^ ,-  ^as....a..^f^,..,~.^.  .* *���  i.i  1.  'Nil'  VOLUME VI.  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL -4, 1903.  ���'NUBEBEB 08  RCIMNT W  GRIEVANCE  Radcliff Sustains His Reputation for Guz2ling.  surprise to Sheriff Tuck that a man  engaged as Radcliff was, should hei  interested in literature of this ohur-J  acter, and he asked hiin several  questions, the answers to which conclusively demonstrated that the  'reading of the public, executioner  embraced a wide ranga of modern  high-class literature.  COAL MINE BUT NO COAL  The  Saturday "Graft" Orders   the  Straight Ticket to Appoint  an Assessor.  "A Merchant" writes The Economist drawing attention to the fre-  auency with which the hat is  passed around for one object or an-  , other. He maintains that the  habit has reached that point whon  it should be indicted as a common  nuisance. This is not the first time  . a complaint has been registered on  this score; indeed, it ia said many  merchants r who find that it is  about all they can do to keep their  heads above water, are nearly every  day importuned . to subscribe to  something, the success or failuie of  whioh< does riot., concern them  in the least. ! When times are  good the average man submits  good-naturedly to this sort of  plucking, but in times like the present, with the.f.poorhouse looming  up in the distance, it is exasperat-  ing^obe 'forced to submit, to the  "hold-up" process; A  It iB'always a'matter of interest  to watch the movements of "people  in the public  eye."    This  is why  reference is  made to Mr. Radcliff,  a  gentleman   who  visited Nelson  last    November   on    professional  business.    Mr. Radcliff, as he himself   boasts,    belongs to  the   Dominion    "executive   staff,"    and  has a quiet, gentlemanly   way,  of  removing from this  lonely  vale of  tears individuals who havo taken  undue liberties,with the sixth com-  mandmanti.   .Recently     ho     was  called to Windsor, N. S., to prosecute his elevating  profession   with  reference to one A/.ulmlly, wh'o had  removed' a companion, and on his  way home spent a few hours  in St.  John, N. B.    He crossed tho buy in  tho   Ss. Yarmouth    and   in    tho  brief timo bolweon. Iho arrival of  tho bout and tho departure of his  train acquired a load of heroic capacity.    Ho visited several saloons  and   was  lavish  with  bin money.  Ho wan  generally   unknown, and  eevoral partook of  bin hospitality,  not being  awaro how  tho  money  wiih oiirnoJ.    But Mr. Radcliff ban  had too much oxporienco  to allow  himsolf to bpoomo  vory objection-  able.   It will bo romombored that  during,hia visit horo in Novombor,  Mr. Radcliff colobrated tho dispatch  of Honry ltoso to tho "happy hunting grounda" by getting hilariously  drunk.  Just now the attention of the  public is directed to speculation in  J coal properties in various parts of  the Kootenays. No doubt many of  the mines, present and prospective,  contain the genuine article, but it  is equally certain that many of the  properties on the market are utterly  worthless. There is a story going  the rounds concerning one "coal"  mine that may serve to illustrate the nerve some men hove  in their attempt to dupe the public.  The property in que tion has been  extensively advertised, and in order to shew the shareholders that  somathing was being done in proving the mine, a blacksmith was engaged to do development work. The  blacksmith has not hi en able to  procure enough coal with which to  build a fire to sharpen bis tool?,  and has obliged to get bark for tbat  purpose. Yet the investing public  are asked to take stock in a "coal"  mine that lias not enough coal in  sight to produce sufficient heat to  sharpen a blacksmith's drill.  The liK.t iosue of John Houston's  Saturday 'Graft" peremptorily notified Iho ''.'straight .ticket" that  they "must ^et down lo business on  Monday night and appoint an assessor." The "straight ticket" got  down to business on Monday right  and showed tbat they would no  longer indulge in tho lime-honored  pastime of 'shilly shallying and  wobbling" (most expressive words)  by appointing Thomas Ward assessor, it can honost.y bo said of  the "straight ticket" that they pos  sess the merit of obedience and are  not ashamed of their position with  regard to "the muster of iho ailjiiin-  islration." And no ono thould  blame Mr. .Houston. Hois positive in character and the p.isitivo  character rules tho world over, although ut tiiiH'H ho niny ho coin-  polled to scourge with 11 lash oi  scorpions the people who obey hi.^  tyrannical  ma ml at en.  One of the Most Interesting  Landmarks in Winnipeg-.  RED     RIVER    REBELLION  Fort Garry Was the  Only   Hudson  Bay Fort That Ever Suffered  a Military Attack.   '     "'���  A Btranp(0 character  ia  Radcliff.  Many, no-doubt, imagine that  he  ia an  Ignorant fellow,   yot tho re-  verso ia tho case.    Tho  night  preceding tho -execution of Rom., Sheriff Tuck kept tho public oxooutionor  in Iub oflico, so that there might he  no bundling of tho work of tho next  morning.    Aa ia well   known,  tho  nhoriff luiH.an extensive collietion  of bookH, oovoring  fairly  well tbe  Hold of  Englinh  literature    Radcliff walked over  loo  tho bookcuHo  to tako a look at tho hooka,   Pointing   to  I'arkman'ri  worka,  ho informed tlio ahoriff   that ho   waa a  groat admiror of tho hiatoriun   and  hud    road   , nearly     ovorything  Purkman had ivrilton.   It waa a  With tho arrival of ^priiif, War-  don Lomon has begun operations in  tho way of beautifying iho (iovoni-  mont grounds. Tho warden complains bitterly thnt. his prosnni  force of heilgei's and diieliors, is nl-  logothor too uniall for (he elnbora't-  improvements which ho Iiiih in 001.-  tomplalinn, Th is re aro only t wont y  now conllnoil in the institution  ovor which tho warden has the  honor of preaidinp', and ho would  thoroforo consider il a H|ooiul mark  of favor if intending lavv-breakeiH  would al once do comet King to insure thoir 'LLnoamiratiun in a place  whoro thoy may feel insured they  will bo provided with all tho con;-  forla ol it home and nn opportunity  glvon thorn to improve their knowledge of horlimilluro,  Tho departure of Mr. Day wil  bo a Hourcu of rogrot in Nelson inu-  aioal ciroloa. Mr. Day has talun  part in aovoral cornier la in  thia oily and hia presence ou tliv  concert alago has alwiys been 1111  attraction. His rendition of tin-  tonor part in "'I'ho ClhiiuiM of N n-  mandy,"a year or ho ii:io, will not  anon bo forgotmn in Nelson. It  waa hoped lint, ho would hn hem  fur the production which the Operatic S.u.'iotv li.n-i in 0 inti'inpl.ilio 1  for a dato Inter on in the aeasoii.  Mr. Day has ileeided to tako up hi >  rcaidonoo in Vancouver,  One of the most interesting land-  - ��     .0   :<  marks in Winnipeg is the old crum:  bling gateway of FdftGarr}', which  stands heside a clump of trees';iri  Hudson Bay Flats, part of whicti  is now Fort Garry Park. This; is  the nor 1I1 gate of the old Hudson  Bay Fort, and which looked Out  parallel to the Red liver, across  what was then open prairie. Some  years ago, the late Lieutenant-  Governor Schullz of Manitoba  found Mr. L. M. Stevenson makjng  ii sketch of the old gate: He sug-1  gested that Mr. Stevenson should  make a sketch of tbe Fort itself,  from a photo ravure; to. be obtained from Capt.. Jackson. - The  latter gentleman was an Imperial  officer, who' had been given a reproduction of a sketch made by.-Striff-'  Sergt. Douglas of the Queen's Own  Rifles, who acted under Captain  Bruce Ilarman of Toronto in ,t'he  ll^d River Expedition of 1869. The-  sketch is the only original picture  of Fort Garry known. The . few  photogravures that were made from  this sketch are new widely scat-  tered over the world. .j  Twelve oil sketches were . flfBt  made from Capt. Jackson's phold-  gravuro for Lieutenant-Governor  Schullz. Ono of theFO the Governor sent lo Lord Wolseley, who  commanded tho expedition. Sir.ce  then there havo been hundreds of  replicas, and officers and prominont  Canadians all over Canada have  po.=M>?��e-d thi-n'isolvowif copies. The  picture doesn't piclond to beany-  ihing other .than nn exact portrait  of Foil Garry as it Blood whon the  Hudson Biy Company used it ns a  trading pes', befoio Winnipeg was  Ihoiicht eif,  Fori (1 irry waa tho only Hudson liny Company fort that over  si;lion d a military attack. In tho  lied River lMu-lliou of 1��(.'.), Louis  Kiel held it against Wolseley's force.  I'.x-l/ouloiinnt ��� Governor Schullz  was (hen Hudson Hay d ictor at  Kurt Garry. Ho was Inken prUon-  or by Riol, but 1 neaped. Scott and  others weionol ao fortunate. Scot I  wiih shot hesido hia grave, outside  lliu oa.-t gate. Hia remaina woro  imvor eliaooverod, though bonus  woro found in Hudson Hay flats a  few years ago near tho apot whoro  ho waa buried. Thoy wore hot  putjitivuly idonlilicel ua hia, how-  ovor. Tho other priaonora woro interceded for and Halved by Archbishop Tnol.o of St. B mifi;c3 acroHH  tho Aa.-iuiboine.  The walls of fort Garry wore  originally built of atone from Stony  Mountain, eight miles, from Winnipeg. In '70 and '71. tho AsBiniboino  ovoi Unwed ita bauka and tho water  undo; mined Iho stonework nml  caused il to coll ipse. It, wiih replaced hy great upland logs. Afler  1 lie ri be!I on of 'JSo iho old fort waa  used as n oni* stable lor tho Winnipeg fliee-l, railway.  Tho foil has Hinco gradually dissolved and heen ei.tried away.  Several buildings were removed  bodily, Thorn 'ih a grocery atoro in  I'oiuigii  avenue  Hiiid to bo  onoof  these, though it is possible that not  one of the original planks is left by  this time.  -  -Main   street   now   runs through  _\ a  Scott's Bastion and across the river.  On the bank, jug4, opposite the old  fort,stands the Winnipeg Rowing  Club. On this sutealso is St. Boniface, where "Louis Kiel is buried.  This district is now a first-class  residential quarter of' Winnipeg.  The Red River ie I'd the east a short  distance, and innsahe Assiriiboine  close to where the Hudson Bay  Compaiiy have a': Itfrge mill in  operation. ^  Fort  Garry was t^he  typical old  time Hudson Bay Company station.  PEKING m  imiimmmi  eligible candidates were named, but  no selection was made.  1  Another  name  is   1  nent  iontel   io  connection  wi'.  !)  the  C��n  ~erv  alive  nomination  in  Y  mir  dist  ricl,  I'M.  1 In R. S. Lennie the Conserva^  tives Have a Strong Man.  Lower Fort Ga  ">':  sixteen  miles  north of Winnipeg, at St. Andrew  Rapids, is still stahdingL It is  built on exactly the:; same plan aa  the old .'historic Fort Garry, with  the exception.that" its bastions, are  a little, higher. -'.Norway. House,  fcway norlhio a. (He foot of Lake  \Vinnip6_r, is anpiher fort of, the  samp type still existing. ^utLof  .old Fort Garry, y<e.'most historic  liudOn Bay post rin the North-  WestjOnlyt the north gate, standing  in its little clump of trees, is left.  Sometime ago it wa.3 prop)3ed.'to  shift it to tbe entrance of Fort  Garry Park, but the plan was given  up, as the old gate1 v^as found to be"  too far gone in decay to bedr disturbing, y:So it, te pirobable Ih.U in  a few yeara the only relics of old  Fort-Garry will 6e copies of the  sketch made by Staff Serg *. Douglas.      ���������'   'A  EASTERN: CANADA.  CONSERVATIVES OF YMIR  Talk    Over  the    Political   Situa-  tion���Will Call a Convention  at Once.  The British Columbia Legislature convened last Thursday, and  af'��er the delivery of the Speech  from tbe Throne und the customary  formalities adjourned until Monday.. Of course, it ..is too soon te>  speak of the position of the government, but it is general y I elieved  that it will last through the ses3Kn.  Tbe Speech from the Throne fo:e-  shadows- legislation that is badly  needed, and seems to indicate that  an'effortj is at last being made by  the government to Etudy the wants  of the people.  Mallanduine, of Creston. Mr. Mal-  landaiiYe's friends announce that in  all probability he will be a candidate and are now working towards  that end.  'BELONGS TO  TH�� BEEHPARTV  John Houston has informed his  friends that when he runs tbe next  time it will not be as a "common  member." Mr. Houston has never  been regarded a ''common member," but evidently the impression  he wishes to convey is that he will be  able to attach a portfolio parachute  to some political balloon. John is  certainly not a very modest member.  \  ." An  isolation hospital for  Peter-,  boro'ie being advocated.  The Bank,oL: Montreal will open  a branch at Westmount.        '  Meaford's market Bquare Will be  converted into ti public park.  A 1,400. pipe organ is being  placed . in Meaford Methodi3t  church.  According to the Free Press, a  new broom factory is to bo located ai  Acton.  John Iludley, of Belleville, was  run over by a CJ. T. It. train at  Stirling and killed.  Eight English machinists' have  arrived at. Kingston to work in lo-  con.otive thope. '���  Grand Trunk engineer Martin,  was inn ovor and killed by hia own  engine at Hamilton.  It is olliuially denied that tlio  Royal Bank of Montreal is passing-  under American control.  Thoa. Slcinnor, of TiOndon, Eng.,  ia likely tobo appointed t > tho vice*  presidency of the C. 1*. It.  John Uorlot, a wealthy farmer,  committed auicido near Siratfird  liy hanging himself iu hia own  buah,  James Wild has beon appointed  chief of police at Collin gwood, succeeding Frod Maiden, who resigned,  A quarter  -section of  land about  five miles  nortb-oaat of Edmonton  waa Hold last week for $80 an acre.  James Hutton, tho Qucoii'h University  Htudont,convicted of grave  robbing, was    lot  off    with   two  months in jail.  Tho Carman Standard aaya :  .Wolves havo beon fairly plentiful  in Dufferin municipality thia win-  tor. Up to dato Webb Dunn has  nhoL 80.  Itegina councillors want John  Gall, C. E. of Toronto, secured for  tho purpose of making full reports  an walonvorka, Hovvor ayatom and  electric light plant.  Queon'.i University baa petitioned  for amendments making ita constitution gaud governing Hoard tin-  denominational in character aud ill-  theological faculty a separata and  dlutinct corporation.  The more the   matter is  considered the more general   becomes tbe  belief that in Robert S. Lennie, t~e  Conservatives-have an exceedingly  strong man, although an attempt is  being made by some  oi/ the street  corner politjciansKo create-the  impression! that   inasmuch   as    Mr.  Lennie  has   not   taken an   active  part in politics in the past, he cannot now ! be  regarded a Conservative.    It is quite true that Mr. Lennie has hot been an aggressive politician in  the past, but it cannot be  said of him that either  hero or  in  the East he ever affiliated with tbe  Liberal party, which is more  than  c��n be truthfully said of some of ibe  ''curbstone"    Conservatives.     Mr.  Lennie is now taking  bis  bland in  politics for  the   first  time, and   it  should  be a source  of:congratulation to 0onservaiives-,that tho party  to which lhey belong baa a..policy  and principles of a quality lhat attract young men like II ,bert  Scott  Lennie.     HoBides, ho is hot foicing  himself on tho parly, nor attempting to sail under false political colors.    IL did not seek the ollice, niul  waa selected on account of hia honorable record and   hia  peculiar fitness for carrying tho   banner of a  party that baa boasted  of fo many  men of ability and   political   probity.    The unsolicited edl'era e>f  support rccoivvd by Mr.   Lennio   from  ao   many qnartera  emphasize   the  wisdom of tho Com-orvativoa inselecting   hiin    aa   their    Btambrd-  bearer.  R. L. Richardson will contest  Mountain constituency against  Thos. Greenway. It is understood  that Arr. Greenway has written to  some of his old friends in Nelson  for assistance. But the Litter are  now-Conservatives.*  - The premier declares that no report has yet been made by Judge  Walkem on the Curtis .charges of  last year.  MINING NOTES.  -���   "   '    ; :  .- -!J  (Slocan Drill.) f  Sandon mines last; week shipped  112 tons of ore.  Ore shipments from the Slocan  have passed the 4000 ton mark.  Several local prtSperiie3 have1  been asked to send f amjiles of theil*  ores to the. St. Louis exposiiion.v'< .'  The Pavne has nrnven its,Jnew  ore chute e n lhe -No S level fctf 130  feet. "' H:  At the Bondholder the lessee.;  have out four tons e>f ore on the  dump, but lhe trail is in no shape  lo allow it to come down.  The lessees have cut the ledge,pii.  tbe   Dayton   in   the   eros.cul, and  have commenced drifting, but have  c 11  not yet reaehed lhe ore chute.  The Sullivan Group Minin".  Co. I  will imie *250,000..woith of debet)  lure'",  pay   iff   their i ii.eleb'e due.-*-, [  and    complete  Marye ville.  their!   nv.eli.er   l}\<  -111  y known,  ll may not   he  genera  nit il is ''a'fiiCt   i.evoilheles!--,  tha  I the n.aniifiieiure of j-wi-lry   hii.- bev  come quite nn  important   ii di'isirv  in  Ni'Imxi,     I'alonaiule   B:-o:i.   tm  ploy ihreo workmen in   tho  manu  factuiing depaitim-nli and turn nin  a   class of  work    that   would   'th  credit, to   iho  iar^o   uHtablishiuentf  of the IC.iat.  Tho local lumber i-HaUifhtiient.  ri port that I ley havo all lhey. cai  lo supply tho demand from .jlu  North west.,  Street Corner Politicians Crucify Their Enemies.  WHO IS THIS MAN BEER T  A Few of the Things He Ha&I?6ne  a X  to   Win  the   Enmity  oftXie  "Hot Air" Artists.  From time to  time,   mention   13  made in a certain newspaper   published in Nelson that so-and-so belongs .   to      the     "Beer     party."  This     i-i      intended      to      create  the      impression       that    . it "   U  something    eh'shonorable    to   havo  voted for Mr. W. \Y.  Beer   in   the  late   mayoralty   contest-.    Now,   it  might not be   out  of   place  to inquire   who is  this man   Be r.    A  few  years   ago, Mr.   W. W; Beer,  with   his  brother,   Mr.  G.* Frank  Beer, came here   from   PrLnce  Edward Island and located in Nelson.  Th'ey 'signaliz- d their arnv'al"hy investing very heavily in Nelson, real  real estate and   also   by erecting a  tine brick buildi^^'B'ker strict'  ���tfp t6J,.h��{ime��of aiid,' eyen sue��  tife'afeparturej of t|he younger' ^ieu'i'  ber  of    the    firm    for   the   Lp*6-*,  Beer   Brothers   increased !theii j if r  v^yPiiienls and in many   ways contributed  ]Tyenilly;!,WWards tbe'Kfl-  vancement  of   the cil}'^    Since rh��  ihparture of Mr. G. Fra'nk'Beerf:?ho  afflHrs ^I'lb^firnVnUVe been ' m, n-  aged by Mr. WV'W. Beer. OTcdi!rse  it "'wMis''1'wrong   for   Mr.    Beer'to  Mnvept*'Hiis'���i'mioii'ey'"iii b'rick blocks  a nd'W^^r^tfe'n^s iW'Nelson, a rut  h'nV(p!,!le,; ciirirfot  defend '"him'1 on  But, lie wasfrt-sh from  Tho Ymir Mirror announcos lhat  tho Conservative Association" of  that place mot ono evening thia  week to talk ovor tho political t-iillation. Tho chair waa occupied by  0. Doll Smith, vico-pronielont. A  now president had to ho elected and  iho honor fell to Mr, J l'\ Hurr.o.  Mr. Hume briefly reviewed tho political situation, pointing out the  uecoaaily for organization among  Conservative,", iu view of iho probability of an immediate appeal to  tho country. Thosuhpel was dis-  miHHcd at considerable   length, and  Tho Canadian Pacific Ilailwav  nro offering reduced raics for tin  Kinder holiday (-cason. Tiokotr  good going April (l.h lo 12ih inclu-  aivo, returning up lo and iiicludinp  the Mth.  Tho United Slates aaya it will  lay a cable thin summer from tin  Sound to Alaska,  An f'Xplni-i.in in a coal i-hiifl, a  (.'outralin, \\'a-h., Ii.im 1 ecu I led ii  iho death of mx   men. "   '"  It  ia  announced   ofiioially' thu''  1 ho acta regardi'l'i'g lhe iinmigraliol  roan 1 tod in n  motion   directing tho (of Orie-ntals ili.^allownd   at   Oitaiv;  �����i.'Ciotury to oonununicato with ('.in-  aorvativoa at tho v.irioua points  throughout tho diairiol, willi tbe  view of holding a convention at  an oarly dale and sele-cling ao.n-  didate),    Tho feeling of iho nicoting  ho-t year will ho re-enacted  M-s.-i.in.  at "thn  Tho Albanians do not like tin  proposed'reforhi pinna of tho Pow  era and have riven   in   insiirn'elloi'l  \nii lo.havo tho Conaorvalivo  con-|on lln-ir alteinpleil enforcement  \i\  volition convono at Ymir.    Several Turkoy.  1 hW score  tVie east, and plunged will) \x\b inwi  nioVie-y where eiihers would' hate  he. itluVel'.!n,Tlu n'he mii'y hUve dbi.o  \) iu a tbougluless mV.me'nt, kot  reliVizing lhat bo was cimmitttwg  iin'u i'prf'diiii'trble cffer.i-o, nccoiding  0 ih.d'ailvanccd eih'i'Cd'6f'''ihe "hot  "1 ir" atl\..\s who 'pViVt.d around \hc  Vt're-i-t "cornVra n'l'id dihcour.-e Ksa-  ,Jii!\iily on municipal ownen-hip  ViVd kindred Hibjecta.''1 In' 'ilny  .-veHiit, ll eie is ii'-we ll-de fiiuePCui-  |ti-c'ioW,Mi.M)ir!iid lhat if Mr. Beer  nail it lo do over again,  ho   would  mum. before giving hiacritics cause  tor < ffen 0 on"ihH tce>re.    Again, it  niict not  Ijo  nvirlookud that   Mr.  Illicit liiYiguugo  llivorri'mrongly of  ho 11'fute eaat, but  in time*lie may  locoiiio    thoroughly   mhoo'ed. f iu  lio'inoro ixprt-a-iVo  metaphors* of  .his gloiiou.-i'U'i.atein country.  And  iiu'til aucli''(iinea aa   ho en'ibelliiiho.-i1  '. it  lis vocabulury with   tho" binguago  if tho  gimera,  a ml   otherwise  no*  piirea western  lo'h'e,   ho  ahoulil'bo  loalt   with   lenienily,   aUhougb   it  *v i 11 bo elifllcult  to  forgot  that ho  haa'"e\V|5ohdcd   a   largo" amount  of  nonoy  hore in building, oto.    IIo  ��� hould   have   handed   hia   money  over to tho ''municipal ,ttS\'til0rrthlp"  <ang,    Thoy wotihH>>nveJ;"put  if in  onie-proiiiablo invo.*tmonl.    In tho  iio.iiilinic, Mr. Ut-or must not |*ruiu-  iltt a<. hia crucifixion, nor give blm-  elf frills  becaii!$o  ho .baa  had (ho  uonor of having nearly named uf-  1 or him.   ��llo ,inn at  bear hi-i oro-^a  .0;   aileuco nuul.. .iwiihnul   outwaiel  ignMiif> eniotioiijivSn. neouctome-el  uivo tho tii-nj ir'ty 1��f: the out'ziMiw of  .vle'.soii beiTome to thia soiled thing  hat (ivory morning when thoy aiisu  hey feel like sending a polite utile  irounel to, tho pro.-ddeut. of. Iho  ��� ireolj-coruer poli iciana' aeaociation  ���xpresi-ing coulrilo.aorroiv. for even  prt-auiuing to livtM! * oci ,: ,  v^{(^Mf#.h^tMiitfwp*^rt��*i^ Wi**^*f^*w\ii0i.$pi-u*rfft*'t  n j (j itt/fif J*M,-jW��BMBfa*W!tJHitj*^nt��"?��>f*I��  MidfWtfliffilV  W��(K^.TMim<lW  ������WfflMA W&W**$ I" l*l*fll+lt,l,*W (WW  ,{l   .,  iit��n>ii*��TUJ'it��*H?wi|ta^,i!Ji��'iiv  M^*< Ay' All  rV.H*w r~  ��~        ���>  7.rr.i  -    - ^���i'.'' " .>--.   "      .wr���  ���, ___?,  ,    i.~ i      ft     ���~a  n-H*-- *^-  ���S$-~      37     -  '7"      **   ' ' Jl-**"-     '"  ?*  ^     <J*  .V.  .ft  ���WvT's  i  -.. if. f f-, ,-,fir ���  *���  THE ADTELSON   ECONOMIST  l   -  "fl  The Nelson  Economist  Published every Saturday afternoon at  Vritxos SritEtT. Nklson, B. C.  $i.oo Per Year Strictly in Advance  always co amendable, but C mada is a rich  country and can afford to pay more to ils civil  servants.  Advertising rates made known on application.  Ader.Mi all communications. "Publisher of Thk Nelson  Economist. Nelson. B. C."  ANNOUNCEMENT.  With this issue Thk Economist  is reduced to $t.oo per year fin  advance), and in order to settle old  subscriptions at once, all subscribers in arrears, who will pay up  on or before April 15th, can do so  at the rate of $1.00 per year. If  not paid at that time, the old rate of  $2.00 per year will be charged.  This week The Economist has  been enlarged, and it is hoped to  double its present size  within   the  next month or so.   Several new de-  vpartments will be added, and  it   is  hoped to make the  paper  interest-  . ing enough  to  become   a  regular  visitor to nearly every household in  if  Nelson and the Kootenays.  Nrlson, March 14th, 1903-  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  ���11. ��� *y  The Speech fr.jm the Throne gives evidence  of ca,refal consideration. It proves that some  member?, at least, oT the Prior ^Government  are not too derive to understand that the  wretched state of affairs exiting in this province.; must be dealt with now and the pro-  pej^qmedjes applied at once. This may be  tbi result of C d. I'rior's various trips through  the province, fur it mu3t be confessed that the  premier--has.ahioyn a disposition to probe the  wound to the butt m and if possible remove the  Civusqpfithe triu'le. The presence of lion.  W. .^. B. 7McIn��ies in the Cabinet may .also  have had something to do with lhe up-to-dato  character of the, document. Thd, proposal to  introduce legislation that will prevent as far  a�� ppsfiible^the,disputes between capital and  labor will be greeted with delight. But such  legislation, if it is to accomplish anything of  TQ^lJben^rit,mu.-:t be made simple and effective  in : it*, oneralh.1). Another important paragraph in the ape ch is the reference to the re-  adjij-atprient of tht present syatem of taxation  ��(metalliferous mine'. This prob��bly means  tb,it an, attempt will ba made tojwipo out th  2!per cent. tux. if ao, there is likely to bo a  hostiledomniHLrition 011 the pirt of some of  tho,K jotouay in unbers, who havo been in ��st  pronounced t 1 their eiid irsation' of this tax.  Hqwovor, a K mien ay member ia genoriilly no-  corded lhe privilege of talking ono'way at  home and acting the other way in tho II iiVfo.  Thar(o,are muny other imlters foreshadowed  inline Hpeech, an 1 it how looks as if the prta-  ' cent flexion w�� i|,| result in great and laBiing  benefit to th   p   vince.        '  .VI)'  , Mr. Houston   in reported  io  have Haid   ho  -fCOild carry  the Vinir district.   Thi* will io-  moyo  tho ueco.-mty of culling a convention in  thtt^ dUlr.^t.  The Hottb'inoiit nl!  tho Kurnio s'riko   will be  IvMltSd wiih  ^ra  lloition in every put of tho  t KiotonuyH.     Its i..ntinuancfl  would havo it-  :   uultcd in widespread bunino-'H dcprefHi in.  If this should catch tho oyo < f J dm IIouh*  ton lie is earn fitly re<tu -ltd to raturn homo  and claim Ids property. Fred 3 a koy iH  already referring to tho Tribuno aa "'our pa  per." ,,,.  It looka an if I r mier Prior m'ght bo ablu Li  count a iniij.ri.y, In Rritidh Columbia u  member of tlio Ljgial.ituro dJOJ not always  vote auho tulkp.  Commenting on tho movemnnl lo incron-o  tho nalaricH of tlie Dominion civil Horvantn Iho  London Cluroniclo Hiiyo that is ii roa onablu  ntop, and adds that Cumuli is notorious uh  com pa rod with other purls of lhe, empire, for  hor economical treatment of civil hoi van In.  Even tho milnrioii of tho C thi not Mfninti-rH aro  p��cu'a*ly low. Tho. altirnoy-gonoral in 11  poor Wont Indian Inland reeeivo.-*, uh a nil'', 11  higher Hiiliry than is paid lo a Cinudiiin  jud,o or Iieutonant-govoruor of Hioprovin u>.  An ordinary AtiHtraliun civil fiorvant would  iltoi* dead, tho Chronicle nmtsrto, i^ho word of-  ii;(cit>hu Cauadiau rato of pay.   Kconomy ia  Opinion differs as to the manner in which  John Houston secured admission to the Government caucu?, some believing tbat be mace  a mistake in the room, wl ie others incline to  the opinion that he climbed in over the tran-  s.m, if it happened to be open at the time.  Our own opinion is that he aitended in response lo a kindly-worded invitation.  The report i- bein?; circulated that there will  not be a provincial e'.ecti n this year. Per-  Imps not, but preparations should not cea^.  Eternal vigilance is the pr:ce of liberty, or  woids to that tffect.  R. T. Lowery and Wm. McAdams have  joined forces and will publish a paper in Vancouver to be known as tbeOz juagram, a name  which "has been manufactured for the occasion and cannot hi found anywhere el e in  earth, or in the dictionary."  It ha3 been dejide 1 to enforce tbe reiding-  oat process if the mij >rity of Conservative c'o  not bend to tbe will of the minority. It s  rather a high-handid p.-oceeding on the part  of men who are n.nt certain as to where they  stand politically. But tbe real genuine C n  servative can be depended upon to resist tbe  dictation of men who have voted just about as  often with the Liberals a? with the Cjnserva-  tives.  Persons indebted to Thk Economist for sub:  Bcriptions should bear in mind that the offer of  liquidation on the basis of $1 per year only  remains good for a few days longer, after  which date tl.e old rate of $2 per year will b  "charged. Already a great number have Uken  advantage of the offer.  Throughout tl.e Koo'enays there is "an encouraging feeling as to business activity the  coming summer. The signs of revival are apparent in almosL every branch of trade and  the people generally fed that the t'de of proi-  perity has at last turned in,this directoa.  Very iittle interest has beon.ira ifes jd n  Nelson so far with regard to ll e encou age  ment of tourist travel th3 coming se.ison.'  This is not as it should be. There is nv.re  mcn9y in toorisis thai in some' god mine=,  and it is a trade that s'lould ;be persis.'en'ily  encouraged and developed.  The sporl-lov'.ng citizens of Nelson may  look forward to a summer of pleiure. The  different clubs have organ'zid, ; nd e-pe.iully  are the lacros-.e boys m inifesting sighs of great  preparation.  Evidently CjI. Prior has succeeded in "winning over" the member for Nelson district. It  will be-remembered that this paper intimated  some time ago that'such a task, though n formidable one, was not beyond ncc^mpli.-hmunt,  .providing it was gono about ''in;.the right  spirit.  ,���1 j .  It is grail 11 ��� 1 y taking hold of the mindd of  the po >plo that; in compulsiry arbitration  only lies lhe noliitii n of the Htriko problem,  and there in now no lon*er any excuse for a  govornment fulling to enact legislation thai  will mako a slriko an iinpoHsibility,  1  A-< an instunce of Iho diU'uuiltiPH of legal in-  torprolnlioii, a mat lor that cum. luToro Jtul,��o  Foiin rocontly furnislio.H a rom irkublo iiihtuncc.  A man'ri wages had been garniriheed, and the  debtor applied for tho usual -$10.00 allowance  under an not which nays' Unit "that no debt  duo, or accruing due, to a mechanic, workman',  laborer, Horvunl, olork or employee for or In  respect of his wages or salary,Ahull be liable,  to Ho'znro or ultaohmont under thi.-) Ad, or  any 1 thor law or onuclnient relating to the.  'iitiichint-nt or garnishment of dob'.w, wlmtlior  bofora or after the judgemonl, uiiUikh the dubt  excomls thu sum of $ 10,00 and then only to  tho cxlont of thooxcoHH." His Honor ruled  lhat uiuior iho eirounidtuncos oftho ciihi beforo  him ho had no power to allow any exemption.  Whon a Hlatuto provides nn exomptinn in all  oaeos, it pcemH hurd to tlio lay mind lo understand how thoro can bo nny exoeptioiiH ; b t  it HceniH thoro are.  Mayor M��.OundlosH 1.ith received nn, inviin-  tion from Pre i out Roosevelt, declining nn  invitation lo visit Victoria on bin wet-lorn  tour.  Tlio Ho no 11 f Lords..Iiiih |:nwHed the preven-  tii n of con option biP, which male oh it a penal  nfftii.oo to offer or accept uiftH or bribes with  tho view of ii,licencing biiHiiiosH.  .   Over 050,000 lien were made on tho Lako of  tho VVoodn tho pant v/inler.  THE PROVINCIAL PRESS.  : Fo-t Steele Proj-p^jtor.  That the dove of pe..ce i�� not bovering'iover  the liberal party of British Columbia is wt-ll  known by all persons who take any inUrestin  pol tics ; bui m >.n'y of'tfcem are aware tin t.  his place- is taken by Martin, who has bis  little bill sharpened for action.  Phoenix Pioneer. .-,,.. .  Much tim? and effort and some money.'is  being spent by syndicateifrom Rossland, 2sel-  son and other pHces.,.jo locate coal lands en  the government reserve in Ivist Kootenay. a  number from Phoenix:fabo being, interested.  A- this has lieen triedvh:ef��.re, and lhe government would not issue:" the-.licriisPF, there is  little reason to expect that the present parties  will be any more successful: It is a waste of  hard cash, pure and-simple.  Kin u  n  2   iJK?.i  IIS  e  y  Limited  ysza  A>3  ZS3  ~/35��  3&  2R  ^  Lhui  n   Es M3  !l     tin    1 y.  =5=J E7=    ri  t*r>  H ��� 1?    -_    ii  f V       y   '     e=\     v\   Li    t  JllLLI\U ILhOlI  mA  And unquestion.\bly   doubled.    The   st^ck on hand warrants the assertion."  Kootenay Mail.  A tourist rssocialion formed in Revelstoke  could do m\ ch lo co-operate with the C. P. It.  and tourist associations of Nelson, Vancouver  a :d Victoria in attrac.-i'og tourists to the Arrow Lakes and moun-l'a-in ' rCEOrtsj.- For ills'ance,-a short "summer-tour from -Spokane'to  Victoria-via'Nelson, Arrow lakes, ; Revelsloke,  Glacier, Gxdden, ' Wi'odermefe, Field, Sicamous, Kamloops; No'rih .,--Bend: and }l:\; rison  Lake should jirove.a most attractive outing aiul  attract thousands of tourists-to this section. 1  .  easonan eboo-  We are now showing a full range  of the following seasonable goods :  , Viclo.'a' Tiuies. ��� ':   .  The Time? hasne-ve'r recognized.-Mr. M.'ait ri  as its, leader..--,,, It.'hassurely.'madeLthat' plajin  through its cdriiments upon.'t'he extr i'ordir,ary  evolutions of tba: genllemari during ..'the l\~i  two sessionRrof th-i''Lsgisl.itur.fv' :. U.'ider thai  V.ir .um.slaricr.~j ��t is sonVewL?at' ih.exij'li able  th. t we should now. ���-l.e'acoiu-'.ed of "knifing";  him. We doolared expliciil'v-. our Opinion that  Mr. Martin was -rid:,'acceptable as a leader to  a majority of tbe Liberal p iriy ,'c.j'f British Columbia.'- We never.' made^any ��� secret of oiir  belief. A- ./-.. ZJ a'AA.'^' :       -'   :'������  Oj- :'...���'��� Graiul Forks Sim.'  ���The��� desirability of .Gj,.{i:pd,(E!orlv,s:iaa. a rcs:-  den-t-iaLcity.'ij rapidly becoming known "to"tl.e  outsideworldi The healthful climate,, the attractive, scenery, the lU'w-.abiding nature of our.  citizens, and the un 1 imi[I'titl ti'i-idev-eLoptd re-;  sources .of. the surrouhdiirg- coi5r.liyr all^^ combine to appeal so strongly:.to.the'.'.family, .mail  whose ..business /con'hoiilions\:m,.iko J)is. ��� residence in, .this neigbborji Kjdjmperatiy ���, a3 to  the maii,,wh6 epme3'ppttfi-,om the crowded east  to be'ter his ODW.d'U.ibn, and' .grosv* l'up n ith lie  vcountry.;; ' 1.  We ask you to take samples, so that you may fully  test their values, and help you to realize that never before were you able to secure such gec-ds at prices anywhere near so low as those now offering.  ack Cevlori:  ���   ifV- i;._.     Grand Forks Nevvs-'O.i/.elte."    ������'���' ������'.  ,T|ie niining industry of' toldViy is convluclrd  o.i'a ,much;largbrl6c'a'Ie''(hai\ in   the   jiast, and  , a rich strike in -ah^fiidi'yidi'.i.'al'- mine  attracts  .,1^3,3.'attention' frorii' 'tlie general public.-, ��� Mi,n ���  ing���''platj��ts are now . bji.ng- cJiiStruclod with a  view bf ���ro.*pirig.'pr6fiit..fi,6':n the usually ] ir-'er  and   more'] ersi-atent   Ijw-grade ore   liodle-,,  . ralhor than tho m ri erratic h'_;l>. grade ore  shoots fbutid'therfain. /High smiths ore is not  objectionable', a'n'd',- when encountered, 'adds  ,m atori ally to 110 revenue of, ilm.-.niine,. but it is  . n it itb =61 u le I v' o,.->so n t i-jt.1, t VI110 f-ucoo.-s in the  s uue degree ih.it it was,,in the past.  -1     1,1)   ,;;., i.- .;���/������', -  ,       ,     7Ti-all(J';eek News. '  Tho DoiTiinipn Pa' ljam.'nt will, it is lioiud,  .. 1.1   . ,-i.-i    , ��� ���  ���        ' ���     '  announce in thoe rly paitof i.ext n 011 th. tin t  ,lho tariff change,* inked for by l lin'siker-lcnd  producers .of llrlii.-h Coliiiubia wi'll- be made,  w..iieh will (Jt;iti{; about, IVir^u sliip;n:niH o  lead orev'-i, ho th il tho lead furnaies will be  again in operation.. This also nu a s tin coin  pletinn of a larger,'and more complete jilaiit ul  the load rellnnry here, /or which drawings  havo already b:iou 'mild ���,'ah/I' for which tho  niieosH.iry' neiiorators have been already ordered. ..It will ft/so uioiin in nil probnliilily  the oi'OoiiuiV'of 11 plant for ihe tieutnient of  HlimrtH. ' ��� -I,- *    ,   ,1.1  llmi'iiilary (,'reok Times.  JoHoph Martin onnnot hu'c'co--!-fully load the  f/bornl iparly i n .1 Ir is pn.vince, Nearly every  Libcirul !in tl|iH, province.. ler/i^iii'/icH IIiIh fact  except .]foi>o;i|i,'S|a^;\>ln,,, Noi.thor can a oerlnin  fiuilirn of Vunuonvji'r'T^iliornlrt furnish tho rest  of Uici province 'ivllii ' 'it n'ew loader, ��� llnl{>h  Smith deserves better treatment, than Ik btiufj  ncn'ordeCjl hiin by. the Vunooiivi-r. |jilienilH, lie  ii lob' gcjod. ii; ninn'lo uiak'd'1 lii.^iippenrancri  ns  ' u loader undei'.'thoir very dis'tiii^ui-lud pal-  ���r.inuge.: ;Tlio' Vtinoouye.r, Libei'iilrf have decided thnt Itnlph Hniilh H-lhu man  and' thnt  ..a convention must bo",hi Id 'to ratify fhuir do  cisioi).  jlOvcry   Liberal "cioiiveiilion lielil   lias  been exjiloilt d'iiii.tlliv hc-UI1)!) , intoiest of u eei-  I'ae.lion of iho!YaW.!)IY,;F:^ Liberals,  You're right, tliey are perfec.  beauties, and as cheap as if tlie\  were,ugly ; we show colorings you  like in almost-'any. design you ma.  fancy? Whether you're piper is a  success this year depends largely on  where the paper conies from. We  are-the people to get it from. We  have, the priper ; you need it; we  want to sell it;'the price is right.  That about makes a bargain,  .Joes'n't it ?��� ���  ��1  <_>>*  Poco," Koroua  lhe    'popular  at     reduced  vr  Pretno,  a  d    all  Cameras  prices.  All tlie necessary supplies for printing, developing and mounting.  JL  - A'(  Eastman Kodaks & Cameras  toill  'Xlllol  I'ai'lioi  Liberals of lite inli'ijpr.ji.vo woiir'v'uf ul  conventions for. the Hole purpose Of wit  I lie  illeiidiu"  piiTpoRiv 01 wit'iic-H dim  tho nn.rdifviiii�� fpe'i'.'.aolu 'ri'f Vn'mMiuvor' l/ibfir  ills wui-'hing their tliily li'iiwu. ./I'liey me mi x-  i li' tinllenil cinveul ioiH(..,for, 1I.111.1 urposn of  pron oli.ng tho in'crohts of tho pimii.ce  und of Ihn inn ly und not, to cnu'iun in  family nuaTel-i. A convention ndelit bo n  Hood tiling und Ralph Sniilh would make a  ^ood leader, but b.illi would nland a iiiiich  liottor cliar.c. if lhey had received their initial  hoot)t Irom moikio oilier <juarter��  b'roiu #r to #7,',, I'ilms for cvoiy  si;-,e of Kodak, and nil Kodak r.c-  eessories tnoludiiig developing n:a-  cliiue.s,  b'resli   (lurcleu, bMeld  and  ;*L.Twgv      /ju-nw.1   |jiLa'uK.i  if  !.��71����J  1'Mower  Jk..i  in bulk ul Toronto Prices  anan  Now  o  C  A2&  Z333  3^  ~Jsa  'J��  Am  "^  LLLIsa  Z%��  35��a  zm  Z$&  333  "7E33  Our Tea Depnrluient   has  outdistanced all-competition  .   c\  and   we  sired.  .j. civ isc  buying  early to secure .quantities de-  elson  1  t Our New Stock of  T  I  is  now complete and of the mest 1 eautiful   coloring and. designs. J#  It will pay you to call and sec our g -oils.    Oar prices wilf suit the .]  times.     Picture Framing and Room Mouldings. ���-   -'��������������� '���'- Y'  '  ! T  ���;���  ���  ���:���  j  i.  1  *kJ Q  linker Ktri-C't, (i|>]ioslti< l.n\vfi-i:<-t!   Ilimlwiu-o Co.  >--���:���������:���--������  -...���...���.T.  for  Kootenay Valleys Co,, Limited.  T. G. PROCTER, MANAGER, NELSON, B.C-    '  ��� ���  ��� ������ -y<T     ��� ' ;i" a:  l'aniiH from Si; acres upwards, wcilbiAvatered and timbered. Aflja-  oeut to n'oo.l markets at Cranbrook,. Fori Steele, Klko, l'V'i'iiie, Monis-  ���ley, etc. . .  The well known prairie ground on the Kootenay River, iiear b'ort  Steele, is bein" s:b livided and is especially suitable for Fruit, \'ej;e-  '.iiblcs, Hay and Oats, with <.;ood ruu.se. for eallle mljoinin^.  Some line Stock Unnehes ��ni'lhe Knotcnay and l',lk Rivers Lines  ���I'(heal LWiilliiTii and Crow's N'tsl Railway within a few miles.  Terms���-One-fifth down,    Rnlaiicc in four years al f> per cent.,  Also excellent iM'uit Ranch, nb.itit 30 iic-res, on Koolenny Outlet,  near Procter, iH miles from Nelson. About 7 notes under cultivation  .villi strawberries and fruit trees, Irrigation I)iioli.,, Price, $2,000. A  '401 d income pnyinn investment..  - .*���������>������>������-�����.-���--��>���������:��� -  E  T  -...���.:.-.:.���t-i -.-.-��� V-  -��:��- ���:���--���.��������������������>�����.  r  r s  I  (T^ ,f"\  *J>  DUI  SOU1) A('.UN'l\S  Dawson's Perfection .Scotch  EXTRA SPECIAL  This whiskey will please connoisseurs,  ll; is a  hi|.;h  grade  we!  I matured spirit of excellent bouquet: and except for ago,  is  the .same, j  ';'quality as Dawson's Old Curio (Over 20 years old). T  CIRCADE BEEN  BEGU'K LOCIIiJIVAH  \i. Ferguson & Co., Nelson, B. C. .1.  -*>������;���--���:��� -���:������*:��� -o-  ��_.,% .���t% -���;�� ��� ���>������;*������;#--���*������*"*- ���%-������%��  SOL1C AC.lvNTS l'OR  azelwooc1  ��,,a Cream  "MC  IVI c D o n a I d 7s Con f e ot i o n e ry  Baker Street Nelson  ^^^m^WWII^^iW-l^ jf������S^^  ��� - 7-rr* ���  l>  tr,   "'  ^ ^^mnnmnrntn^nniKM^mmfK t (�����  ���*ww^��^wnwiipwpf^*��^i^^  i     *f ' i���  W��fi^Mp*��WpFt(��l( tpwfrJtW^tWMW^W*""!1 wwwumw^f^ttrwa*"  tW#*H ��S��^ipB^*1���wSf'IW"WVfFK��"**  ����.[!!*�����  ��<*  .   y>      >  . ' ^ vf-.  ft  WIS  -A-7.y._..r.L^.  S-  ^f_-r*.  -r-g.   a-9���_  aC        h  -'��������*���'���''���-rf- ii-.  ir *"���  ���ft     ��o  a��� ���     l(j .jfjiju^-Ji���l, llLl_D��_?i___i   ._..���_,��  a>           *  a ~     * ���  a1 '*y~~\^  . ..*,.      v��r,.,.^t .,    -,k^.^ ���i���  ^*�� w     t.      -~ ii.  THE   NELSON [ECONOMIST  IU CJ Jl Li AiJ   L' vj A Oiiiil 1 ��  VTe mounted our innchmcs unci pro-  ccc-;k;l on our way. Presently Dc-ra aud  rr;;.\scli'found ourselves la^ginjj a little  Lc-hiiul.  "This isn't at all right, you know,"  the remarked.  "What isn't?"  "Naturally you should bo with  Irene."  "My dear Miss Fagot, wo liavc the  rest of onr lives to ho together. Irene  understand:; that. "  ".Sho is (jaito oxec[;iioii.al. "  ".Sin: is very cie\er, and 1 admire hei  immensely. "  iiora lanrjhod.  "Is that why yon became onija^ed le  herr"  "I didn't. Mrs. Kenyon arranged il  for ns."  Dr-ra opened liei' eyes v.Tiidei-iiujly.  "LMr?. 1vi-iij-ou aiT_.i_i7i.-d it for you?"  tho repeated.  "Yes, " said I. ".She is very thought-  fill. She decided ir was (iiau for Irene  to marry, and she thought I was lilted  to become a husband. With admirable  tact she managed tho whole atl'air, and  wo aro both very grateful to hor."  "And you love ouo another?" sho asked.  "We admire ono another," I replied,  "and that is an excellent substitute."  "Do you think your tastes aro similar?"  "Oh, they aro not, "I replied frankly. "But jvo will mako allowances.  Mrs. Kouyon has boon thinking that it  i.s timo for us to settle down. As you  know," when-Mrs. Kunyon thinks there  is generally a, result, and, what is more,  ehe has discovered a houso which au  architect unconsciously designed tc  meet Irene's requirements."  "How lucky!" said Dora.  "Yes. Isn't it jolly? I havo to settle  within three days. This is tho .surprise  in store for Irene. "  Dora looked ahead at; tho others.  They woro about 200-yards in front.  "When aro you going to break the  news to her?"  "Somo timo or other. It does not lcoli  nfi if sho would welcome an. interruption  just now. .- Grierson, who is also studious, can always provide a subject of interest to her. That is why I encourage  the'iicquaiutance."  "You aro very generous."  "That is hardly tho word.. The principle involved is ono of give and take."  The.ro was silence for a moment or so.  "Wo really must catch them up,"  said sho at length.  "Yes," really wo must," I replied,  back pedaling a little. "I hear that you  leave tomorrow."  I had been out to South Africa a fo^v  months, previously, and on my way  homo had mot tho Page.ts, who h.-w'  come on board at Madeira.  "Tho dear old Button castle!" sho  exclaimed. "Thoso days woro tho niosf  pleasant 1 havo over f-n.-.ufc."  "Yes, they  wero very  charniinr.," J  assented with a half sigh. "We saw a  good deal of ono another during that  short voyage."  Looking ahead, I noticed that Irene?  nnd (U-ierson wero riding vory slowly.  "Unless wo gist off and walk," I said,  "lam afraid wo shall havo to catch  them up."  " "That has been my endeavor for some  time," said Dora. "1 shall rido with  MivGrier.soivand leavo you with Irene."  "lain not at all sure that ho wants  to rido Willi you."  Dora gave a littlo toss of her head.  ���'Men aro not supposed to act a.> l.hoy  wb'ih whoro ladies aro concerned."  "That is evidently Mrs. Kenyon's  idea," I remarked.  Wo joined tho olliei-s.  " You MJcmul to ].o somewhat interested in a. disi-iiysioii, " 1 said to (.riev-  Knn, "sown decided not to worry you  With miv chattel'."  "Miss L'aii'i'ax and myself," ho replied with HHinile, "wero comparing  our impressions of u book we huvo both  perused."  Tlio four of ns voile along slowly for  some disunion, Presently Dora, true to  hor word, gradually drew (irierson  iilumd, and Irom. and myself were left a  few yards behind.  "Do you know, clear," T said, with a  glance at her, "that people uro beginning in lliiuk that it ia time \vo should  be luai'i'ied'f"  "IVoploV"  "Well, Mrs. K'euynn in particular.  It appears, " said I, "tliiil, sho has found  out. a house that was built, fur ymi."  "For mo?"  "For us, I moan. It has a lovely  study for you to write in, a liuimiillooiit..  ly lighted room I'm' you In paint, in, a  jmrfeot gem of it buuiloii- for you to--  well, what (In ladloii do in their lion,  doll's? Mrs. Kcnyon i-n.yn thai it hi tin)  ohuiioo of a lifetime- mid ou no account  nnuit; it bo miiii-icil, i-.lio thinks il is absolutely iioeoH.sury for your health and  ImnpiueHS that yon"���  "Thou it'rt settled I" olio oxoluhuoil  gloomily.  "I am afraid il, in."  "    "What Is tho numo of this wonderful  pliKu.y"  "J think It is culled Iliitton Houso,"  ,     Hlio broke into a liiugb, >  "Matton 'House!" sho cried, "I run  ufrilId auiilio will bo dl.nppoluloil."      ;  "Why?" I. asked hopefully. !  1    "Mi'/lJrlerscHi  has just tuld uio that  lust night ho coiii[iletc��'i lhe purehiist,  of Iho hoiiHo."  " t'.y .lovol" I cried. "How fui'tU"  flu I.e.!"  'Urlerson and Doi-a rur;o(i wero rioiun  (lii?'.lllieo nheiid by 1111\\'.  "Thoy, , jn-o going' "ie long way  lironnd,".,] i;iid, "l.el, mi turn down.  lliu UlIHi.1111(1 liieel; | hem III. Wlllbl'itlgO  ciirnei-. They will know where wo havo  (fOlie."  'IrciU\gavo mo n hosilallng' look.  "Vou' I'ooiu  a   littlo  tired," I  uaid,  v  K (/ ',   :  if  it"-  4  ���7'  4,1 ��'  {,  I.     ,��  Z-'l  11  ,; ft -    l>  ��W,H^W*^#.*^^*f  ������ I' 'll  "and i'c isj considerably shorter���tlio  third side of a triangle, you know."  She assented to the proposal, aud we  turned into the lane.  "It, will bo a surprise to Mrs. Ken-  von." I began. "I womlcr ivbat f'ie  will say."  "Don't you think, Hugh, that in the  past wo havo been accustomed to pay  Jast a trifle too much attention to what  auntio says?"  I shot a glance at her. Hor eyes were  contemplating the handle bars.  "I suppose that is why we became  engaged,'' I ventured.  "Do you mean to say that yon didn't  love me?" she asked quickly. I thought  I detected a shade of eagerness iu her  tone.  . "My dear Irene," I said reproachfully, "do yo*a think we should have  become engaged il" wo had not been attracted to iii;u another?"  "Yes, yes," she- said impatiently  "But do wo love one another?"  "Of lhat I am not so sure. "  Sho was thoughtful for a. moment.  "Then," sho said slowly, "do you  think, Hugh, we aro justified in running such a terrible risk?"  1 fought the matter out with my con  science.  ">7o, " I said at length. "Whatever  our private feelings may be, I think it is  plainly our duty to"���    I paused.  "What?" sho cried almost eagerly.  "Break off tho engagement, " I said  sorrowfully.  There was a long pause.  Wo reached Walbridgo corner, and  alighting from our machines seated ourselves on a grassy bank to await the  others.    Iu a few minutes they rode up.  "Well, I do think you aro mean!"  cried Dora.  "Yes, wo must apologize," I said.  "We took a short cnt to happiness���I  mean to Walbridge. " I pulled out my  watch. " We must hurry to bo back in  timo for luncheon."  Wo mo-anted, and again I found myself by Dora's side,  "Your father invited mo to come and  mako a stay at your town house," ]  said.    "May I?"  "But Irouo would not consent to  your deserting her."  "I think she would bo rather glad.  You know wo adume oiie another. Well,  we have been talking tho matter ovel  and como to the conclusion that this ie  not quite sulHeient, so by mutual consent wo havo 13rininatcd tho engago ���  ment."  ���-"Is lhat what happened in the lane?"  she exclaimed in surprise.  "Yes. That is why I think the 'hum  of things,' followed by a trip to New  Zealand, would bo distinctly agreeable.  May I come?"  "Yes," she said, with a smile, "ii  you promiso not to devote too much  time to the club window. But, Mrs.  Kcnyon���what will"��� sho added.  "I don't know," I replied, "and,  strango to say, a feeling that 1 don't  caro much is gradually taking possession of me.  Dora laughed gayly.  "How bravo you aro I" sho said.  Later in tho day���it was after luncheon���tho news was broken to Mrs. Ken-  yon. Naturally sho was a littlo surprised; but, contrary to our expectations, sho did not appoar to bo much  annoyed.  "Perhaps it is foi tho best," bIio said  philosophically.  I?ouo and myself nro at present fulfilling our oxpivssort intention of act;  miring ono another at a distanco���she  from that desirablo rosidonco, Hatton  Houso, whoro sho is known as Mrs.  Grierson, and 1 from a romoto pat-t of  Now Zealand, whoro Dora and myself  aro wandering on a prolonged honeymoon trip'���lilack and White.  PERSONAL MAGNETISM,  h'ho old liouse luisn't Hdeii n Ony of muihosclfca-  llll'Mt   ta.im i)  Thiil Iml>,? \,iih I'/flKioiina n nniniii'iili tlim-u.  flis v.-!'--li -.\-!i'( iniii-n' re>ip(K:l.eil I'.ii' Hum Hint of  nny pi iiu-e,  Ami nuv.v. of lihn w;ih lLslenuil to with onvo.  Of coursi" Ilii'i'u wiirtuxi.'lluiiiunt wliun his moth-  in- tulil um nil  Tlml fin- liln I'nlliiT lio, In liinitiuiKO |>lnln,  Qiul hhviu-iiI limes, \vitli (Jdi-nuHiumpliiiHlH, boon  lii'inil to enll  Anil llml d< mill It-en li" would ilo it minn niailn.  IIIh mother nml IiIh  lather tuiU  his uuulu utld  hn mint,  And lliu lnivd |{lrl nnd tlio fiii-iiilmiH'ri iriith-  iM'e,l round,  you'd  linvn  tl'.muilit. n  fnuioiiH l';iii)i-lind nr-  ������',/nl io lir.d it i-hr.nl.  Hy the wny they nloi,.l  nml  lliiti'in-d for Um  HIilUlll.  l'liey wiit'-hcil hl-i I'ueo fur Hy miliums (;f nn In-  tl-llei-ltiitl lUllI't,  No cii-'it-It> wmii ever nioi-ii reveled,  And when   ho Hinlled  nml  hpolin hln luiithev  hi'hl him lo In.)' I'.iiii't,  And I*I.-i I'm hor und  Um  hired mini v.'lmoiioil  und i-hecri'il,  ,?1hi j eiiiH huvop.niHiiduhovohim, Ilo'nii Ki'own  up pnli tut now,  lie h-uiuieu lo Um miiKrir.il oft und loii|{.  klU'uiHH Iiiim iHiinii'tlliiiin imllHud to pllliiii It l.'Ulinl  Oil lllri lil'OWi  And IiIh meiiiul iiniHii Ih wonderfully hIi-oiiit,  Dnl ho i'.|i��!iui In,lil nn   iiuiUi'imii In u hllH, ex-  pei.-luiil i.pell,  TJl'.HII-.h   llll'ri   lieiui II Nliuillcuv   KlllOll liu WtM u  hid,  t\t) Im ill.I when, 111  tho cnidlo loiiK ��bo, lift  enuhln'l, lull  A Uiliw  wo dldn'li   know,  Vint  Ju��t Haiti  "L'lui.'.l"  ���WiihIiIiihUiii Blur.  T.HI I"   I'll 11'�� \VMV>,  Thi'!'.1 ,v.i;i enee v., Illilo hoy wl'.ofo rnimo  wiih I'liHIp, u lii'lghi,, (iiii-Vy heiiil lllllo Iml  nl' Ihree, Ilo Is ilio linliy of lea und wiih  much pell*il.  One ilny when lil'i liiolliei'was geltlng  nemly lo |(0 lo New Voi-U sho (old him tJ��� 111.  li-.n ii'ilf.ht I'hleiliovn wiih her toiho slnilon  Iu Clio ('.-ir.vliigo und llien eoinineneeil to  get, reiuly, when I Mill, mh lio wiih nick-  luinieil, eulil, "jMuuinui, I want a hiii'Uoii-  .Look."  "Well, wall, a nilnule," Huys mainiua,  lull. Phil kept leiif.lng uiul nl. Ins-.!, wiih n!>  Unl I'm- a lew minutes. .Ml nl' u sudden  inuininii'n f.klrl k-i-i i\ed n l.iu'd Ing, When  iilm I uriiou   Ihlllp i-.'iiil'  "I svh.hi 1 \wi:i llio inumniiiniid you thu  Utile |,,,V,"  "\\ lis A' iifl-.u innnvi-.m.  " lleinuii I hen   1 would f.'i't you u 'hiiek  eriluiiik' nnd never 7.,,v 'wnll ii nilnule,' "  Ol' enlii-M. I'.e pel   I Its I Mil lull hook.  1 knew llml, llil,-. ,-.toiy Is line, bemuso  Philip Im ii,v lllllo l.n.lliei-, ��� l!er;,lu li  1'hlHlj.i hi New Vorl; Herald.  All About Shoes.  Con't put away shoes in a dirty condition. 'Wipe them, dress thorn, and store  them in an airy closet.  Don't place shoes against a heater after  coming in from the rain.  Enn't wear shoes that will not permit  the great too to lie in a straight line.  I>on't wear a shoo that is tight anywhere.  Don't wear a shop eo large that it slips  at the heel.  Don't wear tho tc_> of a boot tight, as it  interferes with tho action of the calf muscles, makes one walk awkwardly and  causes the ankle to swell.  Don't fail to wipe'shoes with soft dressing at least once a week.  Don't wear a shoo that has commenced  (o run over. Have the heel straightened  ut once and finished on the worn edges  with a row of tiny nails.  Don't, economize on footwear. A good  8.v.l.ii i^ u cheap shco.  Fruits That Mr*, llorcr Commend*.  In The Ladies' Home Journal Mrs. S. T.  Rorer writes of "Fruits as Food and Frulta  bs Poison" and names the kinds allowed  on hor own table. These aro "fresh flgp,  dried ones carefully cooked, guavas canned  without sugar, guava jelly, orange marmalade made by spcial homo recipe, dates  both raw and cooked, with almonds, persimmons, bananas cooked and an occasional dish of prunes with the skins re-  ntoved, blackberries and dewberries, slightly cooked, strained aud made into flummery. The objection to the latter fruit,  however," sho saj-s, "is the addition of  starch and sugar, which is prono to fermentation. AU fruits, whether cooked or  raw, should ho used without sugar. It  must bo remembered that sugar in no  way neutralizes an acid. For this an  alkali must bo used. Sugar sprinkled over  an acid fruit masks the objectionable and  Ecvcro acid until it slips by tho 'guard  keeper,' tho palate. Once in the stomach,  however, it regains its own position aud  grants tho same to tho irritating acid.'''  Women Braver Thau Men.  Tho question whether women are mora  courageous or whether they are constitutionally less sensitive to pain than arc  men has recently been raised by The Fortnightly Kevicw. Doctors and dentists all  over tlie world agree that they bear pain  with more fortitude and inmost instances  submit to x'.ainful surgical operations with  mora bravery than does tho so called  stronger sex, from whom moro endurance  is to bo expected.  A woman who will scream at tho sight  of a mouse will undergo every variety of  dental operation with courage and facility.  Dr. Evans, the celebrated American dentist of Paris, gave It as his experience that  women swoon under tho dentist's hand?  much less frequently than men, and th��  general testimony of surgeons in hospital  practice is to tlio same etfect. However,  doctors disagree as to whether this is due to  superior bravery on the part of women or  whether they aro physically inscnsiblo as  compared with men.  aster  jccursion  Fare   and Third for  und Trip  Avi'i 1 9. 1". U,IU, good I'm- velum till April M  Reduced. Settlers' Rates  l.i,lies ol's;ilu extended till 15th Jun-,  Kin- Hum Indies and all lul'orin.iUou, apply  to local agents, oi- in  ,r.w. u.snnoit,  mm. Pass. Ant.,  NlllSKll,  K..T. COYMi.  A. (I, I'. A,  Vancouver  deal Cash Gniy  Corner Hall and Josephine  Sis.  Price List for April,  1903  All fluids nrc of tfoo'.l'qiiuiily.    No  bankrupt stock :  Host Criiiiulitti'cl sitH-ir, 17 lbs.#1.00  Creamery   Miilter, 7 und i4-lb  bxs, per lb    29c  Keiller's Dundee Marnialiule 7-  lb tin #r.io  1; <va 'Pin H-ikiutf Powder    20c  Ceylon Orange Pekoe Tea per lb 35c  Coffee, per lb 300, 3 lbs for 85c  Cuiruutrt, bulk, i) lbs for #1,00  White Macaroni, per lb 10c  Salt llcirititf, per dozen 40c  Mackerel, i<-,eoaeli, a for 35c  K.ip|;cr.:d Herring, P'ir.inn  Haddie,  Ilcrriii-j'", Tom. .Sauce, per can 20c  II, C  Salmon, 2 cans lor 25c, 9  cans for #1.00  Canadian Sardines, 3 for 25c  Imported Sardines, 2 for, 25c  Olives, pint bottles 30c  P'resb Uancl) P'm^s, per do/, 30c  Local, new laid Kj4.;s, per do/...,40c  Kvuporatijd Pear.i, Peaclie-', I'MgH  Prunes, Apples, 2 lbs for 25c  Malt Mrcakfast  Food, per pktf... 150  11. X'. K,  Rolled Ouls, 20-lb sack H50  Snap Laundry, 21 cakes #1,00  Minions, each 25c, 350 and 50c  Malta Vilao, 3 p\'(;s for 50c  j.uommence  I Ank Will Continue until the greater portion ofthe Stock is reduced  *    fOur Large and We I ."Assorted Stock  ��� of Jewelry will "be sold at Prices never heard of before.  A  Glance   at Our  Show Windows will Convince  Anyone that We Mean Business,  e make a  I Bring us Your Work.    We will do the Rest  1    * is  ���S,"!'i  VUfB  ���rp"I_  ii  e Jeweler.  ??  elson  *��.��� ����������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������ �������������������������� ���������������������������������������������^������������������������������^���������>^*^^^��.^^^ &**++*++<  ���������������  MONTREAL^ Sole Manufacturers ofthe "Pinto Shell Cordovan" Gloves and Mitts  R. H.CARLEY.B.C.Agi ,  Hair,   Nail,  Tcoth,   Bath  Infant, Etc.  . 0 ���  Also a full line of Sponges and Bath Gloves at  Vanstone*s Drug Store  I E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  One seven-roomed house and  one three-room house  for rent.  Three  dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  One Lot on    Stanley   street,   opposite Royal CCC   A BUM A CM IT  Hotel for sale at a bargain. -O.Ct  MmiHOLC  h. McCausland, shoemaker  Boots and Shoes made to order. Invisible Patching  a Specialty. Only Union Men Employed. My stock  of fine ready-made work lowest priced in the city.  NEELANDS' OLD STAND, BAKER ST  Other People's Money  -OR-  :p  (."<  \-. vr. JOY  NELSON, B.C.  Your Own Money  Will buy a first-class, well-made  .Suit of clothes at my establishment,  TREMONT BLOCK.   NELSON  JOHN  McLATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincia!  Land Surveyor  0|i. B C. Customs House, Nelson,  Bartlett House  (Kin-nit".'.>��� I.Ihi-Ih- Ilimwi") ;  ���I'Imi Im-mI ai pi'i-ilny Iioumii Iii Ni-lsun.  Niiiii' lull  wlilln  ln-lp ������iii|ilii.vcil.    Tin-Imi-  (In- Iniil,  G< W.  Bartlett,   Prop.  MlJTlJ/iliLlTERAlrt,|IUSpLM  AC CfllitJI pitjrs far tlimu innntlm" inoinlior��lil|i.  *�� Knoll mmnlior r��oolrn< tlinoltloiiilululiorfiun  orerxmonlli.lncliiiliiiH*! i*li>otiHo( IiIkIi-oIhhh vocul  ���nd Inntromoiitnl now iiiiihIo onuli iiuiiiIIi, Ih  pl'.oca In lllll aUa n Ourtltluuto of Alniiilii<ri<lilii  vrhlali ol��iin (lia privlluKU uf Ululi Kiinin In Now  York (Jlty, nml of ImyliiKlllnraturo, iiiiihIh nr mil-.  ���loiil limlruiiinntn of niiyilnn<irlptlnn iitwlioliniiilo  prlooi, ����vln�� yem from �����>{ to iW( on ymir pnr-  1 ohn��o��ri��on'i: full lojnln ntiii,(in,Vim will (fiHt.iuiioli  moro than your monoy'ii worth. MirniAi. ';"',hh-  AJIT-Muuih Ui.un, J)opt,.   , IM) Niihhiui ttv�� N,V.  P  WADDS BROS.  HOTOGRAPHERS.  Vancouver and Nelaon  BAKER STREET, NELSON,  D. C  SewingMachines and Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  Old Curiosity Shop. Josephine St, Nelson  iesterer's Beer.  We Print  I!     !  -.jo/.  Letter Heads,.  Bill Heads;     -  Statements,  Note Heads,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  The Economist  Complete Stock of Stationery  Orders by Mall Receive Prompt Attention.  VERNON    STREET,   NELSON,  B.C.  W'llllll'HIlllMlllll Kl'lHll  lll'llll'lh III  FRESH  Now the best in tlie market.  Try onr Wines, T^itiuors nnd   Ci-  Kiirs.  Nelson Wine Co.,  I'RANK A,   TAMIU^VX,   M't'.K,  Tel. 93, linker St., Nelson.  Camps supplied on shortest  notice ami lowest prices.  Mail orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing but fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  W. G. Gillett,  Builder   and   Contractor  Kslimntes  given on stone, brick  nnd woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Safe  "-Sl  Fred. J. Squire  Ti'iilH ami AwnliiKH iiihiIii nml rc|mlrod.  I'lnllilnif i-li-nui-il nml nu-iKli-d,  Over the Wallace-Miller Co., Flclsoi?  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J3& A -  ������--  l.iT.-ff.-.ir-MI-^"  A    -..yHt.^  [.^.rt^j^.,^. -i.rt.L-  THE   NELSON   ECONOMIST  "In Glasgow about 1S73," said a well  known Toronto business man and a  member of tbe Board of Trade, "I li rst  met Hector Macdonald. He often  spent the evening at my uncle's there  and though I was not intimate with  him, I knew him well enough and  heard enough about him to know  what a general favorite he was among j  his acquaintances and the coterie ot  young fellows who like himself had  come from the north to make their fortunes in Glasgow. He first worked in  a draper's in Aberdeen and came to  the metropolis, as it offered better opportunities. He was a genial, happy  dispositioned young fellow at that  time, yet showing the determination  and energy which account for his later  achievements. Whut led to his joining the army and giving up what all  his friends thought a most promising  business career, I have never heard explained. The feelinc that prevailed  -was that without influence, without  friends in the service, his succe.siu his  new lifo. would be uncommensuratc  ���with his qualities. His later achievements must be set down to his own  great worth and perseverance. He  -was a typical Northern Scot, some-  -what set in his opinions, hard-working  and glorying in it and at the same time  possessed of the unobtrusiveness that  is characteristic of such men. He was  Hector Macdonald to his friends always and bote the honors his merit  had won ,very modestly. That he  should ended his life as he did is almost incomprehensible. Perhaps an  explanation may bo found in his physical condition. He suffered mueh  from the fevers incidental to an Eastern soldier's life, and his mind may  have been affected even to .the extent  of permitting him to make a false step.  Knowing it and feeling that such a  step meant ruin to one whose rise from  humble beginnings amid a none too  favorable a military and social atmosphere had depended upon his carefulness the man who bad faced death in  many-ways could not face disgrace at  the hands of his red tape enemiea.  You  can be sure of your minutes if you provide yourself with  one of our accurate and reliable  }    time-keepers.  / licautiful Cases, standard  / Movements, Various Styles, for  jL    very moderate prices.  IJitm't run���get a good watch to  run for 3011.  "We carry the J Jest.  ^ Patenaude Bros.  -^-���^^- ^Q/^&>4$/Q/Q^/^^,'&4b4biQ'fy^'fy^  The family of Robert LLillie will remove to Vancouver.  Mrs. Beer has received the sad in-  tellige'hce of the death of her father,  Hev. Win. Tweedie, which occuried  at Hampton, New Brunswick.  Much interest is being taken in the  Jessie MacLuch Ian concert, to be given  nt the O^iera House next Monday evening. Miss MacLachlan enjoys worldwide fame, and has drawn crowded  houses everywhere on her tour. Tho  coast papers arc particularly loud in  their praises of this artist, and no  doubt ejus will receive generous patronage Monday night.  Snowslides prevail with alarming  frequency throughout tho Slocan these  days.  by the two-step with as much fervor  and solemnity as the most devout  Mohammedan does by the beard of the  prophet. And this is only one example ofthe great changes time works in  this man. The special object of his  dislike a few months ago may be the  special object of his favor to-day.  Yes," concluded the story-teller, "you  all know him and should be able to  vouch for what I say."  It now looks as If the efforts of tho  Nelson Agricultural Society to carry  out tho Hchomo of tho fair ground and  quartor-mllo track would bo Huccenful.  For somo time J, 10. Annablo, tho secretary, bus been communicating with  tho C. 1\ It. land department trying  to ���secure, tho recreation ground for tlio  purposo mentioned above, and certain  oftho otllululri huvo oxprcHHod thorn-  solves uh favorublo to tho proposal.  vi ^ jiwV<T'��aw,���V*"�� >���  At a mooting hold In tlio hoard of  -inula rooms lut evening, it was do-  elded to oelohiMto Dominion Day In  NoIhoii this your. A committee was  appointed mid pi-epaialioiiH to curry  out the (.olcl.nitlon will begin at once.  1'Ycd Irvlno &(.)<>., will hold their  gmnd inllllnory opt'iilng on Tuesday  und WednoHday, whon u line collection  of Fui-IhIiui and Now York putteniH  will ho shown; uIho a fine selection of  ludles' reuily-to-weur spring huts.  "Yon," wild thoii-ooonlour, "we huvo  wiuny Htmngo t'liuructei-H hero In Nel-  ,mom, but tho oddest one, I think, Is u  Koutloinun whoso form is familiar to utmost every iiiiiii, womun und child In  tho city. ThlriinunlH extremely conservative in ohnmotor. I [o regards Innovations with Just about tho mime  degree of aU'ectlon that JTIs Hiitunln  Majesty is credited with liking holy  water. .'Hut It nearly always happens  Hint the very thing he despises at llrst  he later on bow mi oh an eulhiiHlustin  champion of. Tills gontloiuun, ul-  though well on In years, Ih nn enlhii-  hIi.hUo devotee of Torpslohorouii oxer-  clue. I remember when the two-step  ..lrHtcuino In, lie vowed llml It was n  ridiculous dunce, und would leave the  hull-room whenever thai number on  the programme was reached. Yet lie-  fore the next hcrhoii he was Induced by  ii lady fiioud to learn It, and ever ulior-  '-wiirds uny dance prog ram mo which ho!  Willi oiitriiHlod with preparing oon-  tdned considerably more two-stops  thun niiylhlng clue.   To-iluy ho swears  TaACKOSSE.  It is understood that tlie Shamrock  Lacrosse Club of Montreal will have  the same team in the field this year as  last.  Brantford has not decided whether  or not they will compete for the Minto  Cup this season.  Nelson will have a stronger team  this year than everbrfore. There will  be two or three changes on the team.  The Nelson intermediate lacrosse  and hockey club has been organized  with the following officers : President,  Robert Carley; vice-president, J. A. T.  Richards; secretary-treasurer, Norman  Stewart; Manager, A. Perrier. Executive committee, D. McNicol, J.  Hawkins, A. Jeffs; captain L. Steele.  Team committe, L. Steele, B. Davidson, and C. McBeath. An effort is being made to have a match with Rossland intermediates on Good Friday.  Says the Ottawa Citizeu : It is safe  betting that not more than half of the  old team will be back on the field, and  the younger players are just now turning over in their minds the advisability of going to Oshawa, Port Hope,  Sault Ste. Marie. Brampton and other  towns. Among those who have been  invited to play in C. L. A. burgs are  Herb Ralph, Hutton, .Tack Shea, Billy  Fagan, Kimpton and Tom Blyth. Tlie  line-up of tho year may bo described as  follows, says tho Ottawa Citizen :  Goal, Hutton, doubtful; point, Herb  Ralph; covor-point, Arthur Moore and  Dud. Baldwin; llrst defence, Bowery  Robertson, doubtful ; second defence,  Jack Blinks, doubtful; third defence,  Alf Stowart, will not play ; centre,  Ernie Buttorworth or Billy Starrs;  third homo, Hurry Woslwick, doubtful; second.homo, Frod. Woods, doubtful; first homo Eddio Murphy, doubtful; outside homo, Nollum Kimpton,  doubtful; inside home, .luck Powers,  will not play.  Alton tion Is directed to the advertisement in another column of tlio great  slaughter sale of Jewelry now going on  at tlio store of J. J. Walker. Mr. Walker says ho Intends to pluco jowolry  within tho roach of all.  She Ileiuembnrod the Text.  A- littlo girl heard a sormnn from tha  Kl'ordH"My cup runneth ovor; uuroly good-  noHH and raoruy hIihII follow inn all tlio  tluya of my llfo." On rotui-nbiK homo hIio  waa uNlcod if hIio could roimuiihor the mill-  iHtor'ri toxt nud ropllodi "Yoh, liiilnud. It  wns'Murayi Good.uwhI My oup'u tipped  over.' "������Woman'h Journal,  It Wi�� Ituiln.  Dorothy and   Marjory woro out with  tholr mii'Hii whon thoy mot a mufi-o man,  and Marjory mild:  "Oh, wool    'J'hero pfOOH a iilKRorl"  "Why,   Marjory,"  oxdialiuud Dorothy,  "you must not nay 'iilggiirl'    lt'i. ilreiul-  ful nulo.   Vou fchuuli) uuy 'uuou.' "���-Bur-  our'u JJaziir,  KOOTENAY     .  .  COFFEE CO.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers In  Tea and Coffee  Wo lire (iII'i'I'Iiik al lowi'Ml. iirlci-N 1111-  limit  irraili-N iii'l.'tiylun, India, I 'hinu nml .liipiiii  Tl-IIM,  Om-Hum, Moi-lia nml .Iiinii ('i illrc pii-  [Kill 1111 t! Ill  Moulin iniil .Invti llli-iul, 11 imhiiiiIh   I till  Clllill'ii I Hi-ml <'u Ilea-, I | ii HI I III M    1 (III  H|iiii-lnl liliiinl ('iiH'i-i-,11 ihiiiihIh  I no  Itlo llli'iiil i Nilli-i', il iidiiihIh   I no  Mpoi'lul Itlnltil l.'tiyIihi i'i-ii, |ii'i- pjlinil,    ill)  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. O. Box ��Hi.  WEST     BAKER   STREET,    NELSON  j^ps^asassstoswiM.*,*,  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  BRiAR  PIPES.  '^^0  W. A. Thurman  Depot for Briar Pipes, Nelson  Notice To Delinquent Co-Owner  To fii.'orjjo Nnwoll or to whomsoever liu limy  Imvn imnM'envil IiIh Inii-n-st In l-ho "Nowoll,"  "Uolilior Klnn," "Titinm-nelc" mul "AnnIn (I,"  Mimiriil ClulniH, Hlluato on W'lillo (li-ouso  Mountiiln, (lonl, Itlvor - MIuIiik- 'UIvIhIoii of  West Koritouity VMnIi-IcI.  You nro lirii'oliy uoMllcil Unit, wo huvo ox-  pcmU-il for iiHHCriKiiU'itt woi-lc nml l-ci-oi-dlniJt  I'ooh mi Ilio nhovo iiiunod Mliu-ntl i-IiiIiiim fur  tho past, ini-oc ytini-H M10 sunt of Twolvo IItin-  di-i-d und Thli-ly tSl'Jilii) Dolini-s, In onlor lo  hold tilt! said claims 1111 :li-i- tlio pi-os-InIoiih ul  Iho Mlnm-ul Act, und If wlililn nluoly ilnys  IVoiii I In- ditlo of Mils notli-o you full ot- i-ofnm-  In conti-lhuli! your propurllon of hio-Ii i>.\pon.  dlluri'S tiiH'oilioi'with tlioooslN oI'iiiIwi-UkIiuc  youi-Jnli'i-i'Hl Inwiild iiilni'i-nl clulntN will lu>-  wimn Mm proporly of thu Hiilisi!i-ll)i!i'K undi-r  Iho provlHlous of Hi'i-tlon four ol-Uto ''Mlnonil  Ael AuiondiiiKiil Aol, llinil."  Out ml ut. Ni.-lHon, II, (J, UilK'.'TMidiiyof Aluvolt,  llliill.  Ill'llll Hl.TIIKIII.AN1)  ,IiiIIN AVION lllllHON  II, II. Nl'.l.l,  t!ll AlllilW It.   llol,M|-,H,  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  " Mlnni-holiu " mul " llliiwiilliu" Mlncrul  cIiiIiiih; hIIuiiIo Iii Mid Ni-lsonMlnlnit IHvlslon  of Wont Kouli'uiiy IMhlrlcl,  Whei'" loi-iiii-il ; on 1 hn lii-iiilwnli-i'H of Yulll  I'i It, 1111 Kooli-nny l.aki- Nlnpo.  Tulio iiulli-ii Mini I. Hiilii'i'l Wi'linui'n linn-  nlimiuh,ni1 Nrihuii, ll, 1'., ni'iinn uh uni-ni I'm-  luiui'H II, M1 >init,,l-'ri-i- ,M Iin-r'h cri-lIlli-aii, No,  Ililli,l'i7i i!|uirli-H w. (li uli'i',  l-'ri-i- Mliii-i-'H  I'l-rlllW-iili'No, lUIO.IoH; iniil llon-ii'ulili- Ami-  drew (I, lllulr, l-'n-o MIiii-i-'n i-nrl.llli.-uli! No,  lllW.il.'ili,; lull-nil HlMy duvs I'niiii Um ilaln  hi'i-oof, lo upply lo Hut ,\l|iilnit lli'iiordor for  11 i-i-rtIUi-hIi> of liiiproviiinonlM, for lliu pur-  poNiiof oliluliiliirt u (Ji-owii urunfof MinnliiiVK  I'lllllllh,  And nii-lhi'i- tuki' nolli'ii llml, ni'tlon, im-  eli-1- Ni-i-Uon :i7, muki im i-oniniiini'i-d linlori!  Um Inhiiuiii'ii of iiui'h i-i-rlllli'iilit of linprovi!-  ninutN,  Dalril IhlHlllhliluy of Ocilolwr, A,11. IIHI''  K-  \V, llANNINIITON,  Notice To Dollnquent'Co-Owoer.  Tn Dun Viilinoror lo nny P"i-noii or pin-.  HoiiN lo wluiiii lio may linvn irmiNfi-ii'i-d IiU  Inli'i-i'Hi, In Iho "Alvui-Hlniio" und ��� I'llitrlin"  uilui-riil i-IiiIiiih, hIiiiiiIii mi llic Ulvlili' nl lilril  nml Hi i'i-iihUn,Ni'Ihiiii Mliilnu IMvIhIoii of "���V'ohI.  Kooliuiiiy ,-  You und fiifl��� ofyou i\\;> lunvliy uollfli'il Mini  I I hi \ <i I'-xpnudi'il two liuiiilri'il ilollurs In  IuIiiiui- mul liiiprovi-uii'iilN upoii lliu uliovi'  iiii'iitloiii'd iiilui'i'iil oliiliii In oi'drr lo hold  hiiIiI iiilni'i-nl i-liiliii iiuili-r Hn- pi'iivlNlniiK of  Mil' Mliim-iil Ai��� I, mul If wlihln tin ilayH from  MiihIiiIiioI' I IiIh noili-n, you lull or i'i>i'uhi< in  noiilrlluili' your propoi'Moii of niu-Ii u.\in'inlI���  In i-i' liMii'llii'i' Willi nil i'onIh of udvi-il InIiik,  yoiir IiiIi-i'i-nI In hiiIiI HiiIiii will Ih-i-ouu- Ion  pi'ii|ii'l'ly of Hn1 Niilmi'i'lhi'i',' nnili'i- Hi'i'Moii  ���I of nn Ael i-nill li-il "An Ai-I lo min-nil Mm  Mlnui-iil A7-1, llliill."  (M'l'IIKIIINM UKMAINU,  liuli'il IIiIh MP dny of I'Vlii'iuii-y, limn.  Admiral Sclioly Im vIhIIIiih Sciilllc,  I'Mcrco IIkIiIIii^ im koIii^ on In Sun  l)omhi((ii with di'Miillory oH'ontM.  Tho Voiicziioliui ooiiKrt'HH Im highly  Indil.imnt with Ilio proloi'iilH.  Tho WiiIhimIi liijimolloii ii-u;iiIiih|, ratI-  wny oniployotiH Koliig on hIi-IUo Iiiih  liuon i1Ihho1v<'(1.  ouses sn  oSorei  ZMail orders promptly filled.    Write  for samples.  .'>i- ,:ELmbroideries  ���'/?'���*'���_  new designs.  and  Laces  in all the  .'���April   Delineators.    All   the latest  Bntterick Patterns now to hand.  Infants' Robes,   Cloaks,  Underwear  in complete sets. Children's Muslin  Dresses, in white and colored, in all  sizes from i to 6 years, plain, lace and  embroidery, neatly trimmed.  Prints, Chambrys, Muslins, I,awns,  Zephyrs,  Ginghams, Nainsooks, Dimities, at very low prices.  Ladies'   Print Wrappers, sizes 32 to  44-  Ladies' and Children's Hose.  Corsets, the low   bust aud popular  styles.  Call aud see our new Spring Hats.  ^  . '%f%/%/%*&q_,<%/^b' V V^'^fe/^^^^'^/^/^^fe^'^&^'fe'fe/^'^^k'^k^^  Nottingham,   England.  ledium and Ful!  jree  :arettes.  Tobacco,  Navy Out  Tobaccos and Cigarettes are Second to None  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTING AGENTS FO'R WESTERN CAN A  j Turner, Beeton & Co., Ltd, yictgriaJLa^i  <��  fc&OC^>$��0$^>0^.2>S^*^^  On   her Transatlantic Tour, will give one  performance in Nelson, at the Opera House  Monday Night, April 6  The Most Nutritious  Breakfast Food in  the Market and a Home Product  ALL GROCERS SELL IT  $6.75 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must "be accompanied "by oasli and should Ido forwarded  either personally or hy mail to the offlcc of  W. P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT  "MMWWW^W  .v3iiP  3STow is the Time to pick your Carpets and Linolitimsjnst before hotise-clean-  .niff.. Wo carry a very largo assortment, patterns, very latest. See our Go-  carts ranging in prices from $3.00 to $30.00.  Wtt�����Wf wttWfM tHHH**"*. tfVa Wf��W ftiHTEW ��wy ��H�� M HH�� ftM in��nq ft VW ,W ��H WSMMJfflaMH1 ��>  mv^��t*^[��Brt��iw*  c^nra  t,-,,      \\\    ��� \AJ\j  Mm  Furmiture  Dealers and   Undes'takers  mmwmwmmmwmmm  -^^V* ^  ^������* ifiiM* w=*^w^^v-iT��Or��)iF^T��TtMf>rt.av��rtrw��M*T V (*j��t��:tci  1.

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