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Array ���inhfl.llrli.il 11 IMtWti f��L i .JMI  jy-  f&r  ����� js. ____ ��  -Ji>,..JLf-.^V ... _Xi��\.  **��� *i     "7  ���anixJiWtt  "V  VOLUME VI.  NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 1903.  NUMBER ��0  M LIFE /IS il  Mil',  tr^Sl  fi Lay  :$  Ml  Joseph   Howe,   the   Greatest  Canadian Orator.  A    FAMOUS    LTBEL    SUIT  Howe's  Wonderful   Oration at  the  International   Commercial  Convention.  "I shall depend upon tbe sober  second thought of my countrymen  to come right, at last, and do me  justice, and I hope that justico will  be done me by-and-by," said Joseph  Howe. After tbe neglect of thirty  years, tbe province which he loved  BO well will erect an enduring  monument to his memorj'. Nova  Scotia, boastful that she has been  the birthplace of more great men  than any other province, h approved singularly callous to her famous son. c Worshiping him at  first, some men turned their backs  on him, and heard his name with  hisses. The act which would be  considered by Canadians to-day the  wisest in the career of Howe ras  the sin which bis enemies could not  forgive. Howe opposed Confederation, therefore Canadians are unmindful of his claims upon theirre-  spect and honor ; Howe accepted  Confederation, so a faction in Nova  Scolia hated him.  Joseph   Howe   was  undoubtedly  ono   of   tho finest   characters  this  country has produced.    As an orator the only man who can   be compared with him is IVArcy   McC.ee,  and the Irishman was not a  Canadian in the sense   that   Howe   was.  Mr. Joseph Tope says'M him in his  "Lifo of Sir John  Macdonald,"   he  was incomparably tho greatest orator that British North America has  produced.,   Tho mo3t oloqno-U appeal evor mudo by  a Canadian was  that cf Joseph Howe   in   Detroit at  tho International Commercial Convention.    On that occasion  Howe's  oratory was such   that tho   United  Btntes delegates would havo decided  in favor of tho continuance  of the  Reciprocity  Tri-nty   had   tho   vote  beon taken on that  day.    And yet  in this magnificent orat'nn   Howe  repudiated    annexation,    Hung   it  back in the faces of the Americans  who  yet  luing  spellbound on his  >vords.    DiiHpllo tho   fuel  that   ho  was an Imperialist or the Imperialists, Howo wuh probably mom popular in Now England than iu any  part of Canada  outside  hiu native  province,    No man of iho day was  in greater demand at largo  gatherings in tho Eastern States,    lio did  not  think   of   tho   most  pleasant  things ho could  nay to  Aniorioans,  juul   l>in   Uoaton   spiechos   might  havo hoon dolivuod in Halifax. No  chiiraolorislu.   of   .Topqih    HowoV  was movo uiavked than his fearlessness,    Tha   pooplo   of Mm   United  Btates havo never failed to lovo nnd  respect this quality.    Uuda/.zkd by  tho   glare  of   parly polities,   thoy  formed a truer estimate of lliogreat  Canadian than tho mass of his own  noun try mon. ���  '  ��'ln Hit) timo of persecution," iu-  ono of Ids hiographci'H rather  vaguely cxprcHM'H il., four Howes  loft, England nnd Kittled in 'tin  United Stales. Their dineeiidiiiil^  spread from Maine to California,  and numbered not fewer than a  thousand al the lime of the Ameri-  (uui Involution. On'iy oniiof thi.n),  Joseph's father,   o��n��no   Iho   King's  new home in Nova Scolia.  courtly, educated gentleman, his  ! worth was appreciated, and he was  everywhere respected. Never an  active politician, he "yet was honored by those who were, and was  made King's Printer and Po tmas-  ter-General of Nova Scotia. His  son Joseph was born in 1S03, and  received little regular education.  At the age of 13, he went into the  oflice of the Halifax Gazette as  printer's ''devil." For eleven years  he set type, wrote poems and  sketches, and mastered the somewhat varied accomplishments of a  journalist of the time. In 1S27 he  entered into partnership in another  newspaper, but sold out his share  within the year, and secured the  Nova Scotian for $5/2.50. He reported the debates in the Local Assembly himself, traveled about  forming agencies, and indulging  his love for verse. The famous  "Sam Slick" is said to have been  one of his contributors at the time.  Until 1835 Howe never spoke in  public. A libel suit was brought  against him in that year, and arrayed for th��e prosecution was able  legal talent. Howe defended himself, and it took the jury ten minutes to acquit him. At this time  there was not an incorporated city  in Canada.. Towns were governed  by magistrates appointed' by tbe  Crown, and in no way, responsible  to the people. Howe's attack on  the system landed him in prison,  and brought against him the charge  of libel. His speech destroyed the  icign of the magistrates, inaugurated responsible government in the  Lower Provinces, and established  the freedom of the press. The year  1S35 also saw Howe's entry to public life. His official record may be  briefly summarized. Until 1863 he  was a member of the Nova Scotia  Assembly almost continuously.  Twice he was Premier. In 18G3 he  was appointed Fisheries Commissioner ; in 18G7he was elected to  iho House of Commons. For eleven  months he was President of the  Privy Council, resigning to accept  at the hands of Sir John Macdonald tbo Secretaryship of State. In  1872 ho was m do Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scutia, an oflice he  held but a few months, whon hia  death occurred.  From the fact that Confederation  was tho most important event in  Canada's history, thero is a tendency to judge public mon who  touched tho great question by their  attitude toward it. In tho beginning Howo opposed it. Tho Nova  Sootia House, whilo ho was in Opposition, pledged tho provinco to  the noble vision, without appealing:  to tho country. In the olcolion of  I8(i7, bused on tbo Confederation  issue, tho Provinco ot Nova Scotia  returned only two members out of  !18 in favor of it. Secession was tho  cry and IIowo wub its mouthpioce,  The strife was bitter, Tho extremists called for armed rebellion, and  woro rebuked hy Howe in a nolablo  passage ; "I liopo lo live and dio(  for Nova Sootia, and must ho euro  ful for hor reputation and my own.  In all tho struggles of tho past for  the olovation and advancement of  our country, it has Leon my boast  that no lifo was lost nor a pano  of  Mclnnes and Qilmour on a Pilgrimage to  the Dominion Capital.  COAST CONSERVATIVES ARE HOPEFUL  Liberals Getting   Their   Candidates   in the Field���Conservatives Desirous   of  Inducing the Best Hen in Their Ranks to Run���Vancouver  Labor Men Will Not Fuss With the Liberals.  The political situation, while it  cannot be said to be active, possesses one or two noteworthy features.  It develops that the coast Liberals  do not know exactly where they  are at, and in order to definitely  locate themselves have sent two envoys to Ottawa. Just what may  be the exact nature of this mission  is not yet manifest. The two gentlemen leferred to are Hon. W. W.  B. Mclnnes and Hugh Gilmour.  Some believe that Mr. Mclnnes has  gone'to the capital to make his  peace with Laurier, and incidentally arrange for the sinews of war,  while' others suppose he may be  acting in conjunction with Mr.  Gilmour in an endeavor to reinstate .Joseph Martin in the good  graces of the Liberal leaders. ��� It is  well known that the Liberal leaders at Ottawa are not friendly towards Mr. Maitin, and it ia suspected they would rather see a Conservative government in power in  British Columbia than a Liberal  administration dominated by the  man to whom more than' any one  else they are indebted for po.wer.  Mr. Martin has not felt that ho has  been treated altogether fairly by  Sir Wilfrid, and it is believed, if he  hod the power to do bo, he would  promulgate legislation that would  sooner or later disintegrate the  Liberal party. Therefore, the  question now is, has Mr. Martin  sent MossrB. Mclnnes and Gilmour  to Ottawa to malco peace with tho  Luurior govommont and give bonds  for futuro good behavior, or has  Mr. Mclnnes gono down to tho  capital in his own bohalf ? In tlio  moantimo, tbo Liberals aro moving  with groat caution, and although  organising horo and thoro, aro not  as active as it might bo oxpeotod  thoy would bo. Many of tho anli-  Martinitofl havo expressed Ihoir determination to Bupport tho Consorvativo candidaloa both at Victoria  and Vancouver.  prevailed at the annual meeting of  the Grand Forks Liberal-Conservative Association, one the evening of  June 19, when the following officers  were elected : Hon. president, H.  S. Cay ley ; president, Geo. A. Fraser ; 1st vice-president, N. McLel-  lan ; second vice-president, E.  Spraggett ; treasurer, G. M. Fripp ;  secretary, A. C. Sutton ; executive  committee, VV. Dinsmore, Capt.  Desbrowe, John Temple, E. Miller,  ������ May, John Hutchinson, M. D.  White, Jeff Davis; George Urlin, H.  C. Hannington, T. Newby and H.  N. Galer.. Over seventy members  were present.  On tho othor hand, the Conservatives aro aotivo all along tho lino.  At Viotoria tho organization has  boon oomplolod, and   tho prospects  glass broknn.  I owe it to tho living ��'o that a full ticket will bo elected.  thatthispolloyslu.il not be aban- Then,  is a  general inclination^ to  donod,    I owo it to the dead who in  According to the Cranbrook Herald, a number of Conservacives are  enthusiastic about having Thomas  Cavin run in their interest, even  regardless of the convention. Fort  Steele Conservatives seem anxious  to have J. A. Harvey lead the  party, although it has been stated  that Mr. Harvey positively declines  to accept the honor. 11. L. T. Gal-  braith haB been mentioned, and  there is a strong rumor afloat that  friends of Government Agent Armstrong are active in that gentleman's, behalf. James Ryan is still  a favorite with many in Cranbrook,  but he has publicly deolared that  he wanted none of it.  Cranbrook Liberals aro discussing tho political situation, and have  decided to call a convention tho  first part of July to place a candidate in the Held.  It is likely that John L. Jtotal-  lick will run in tho Liboral interest  for Kaslo.  Moyio organized  a Liboral-Con-  sorvativoolub luet Tuesday night.  Dr. J. H. King is tho Liberal  favorite in Cranbrook district,  whilo some aro inclirod to boliovo  that W. F. Gurd, would mako a  good run,  this is due to the activity of the  candidates and their friends, but  there is a strong desire on the part  of men not affiliated with either  party to have their names on the  list. In Nelson there have been  nearly 400 names placed upon the  list, about half of what it is expected the entire vote will be.  Rossland Conservatives are anxious to have Mr. Goodeve run for  for that city. Mr. Goodeve is one  of the ablest speakers in the Kootenays, and would add greatly to the  debating strength of the Conservative party in the Local House.  The desperate straits to which  the Liberala have been reduced in  order to make some kind of a show  at the elections may be seen by the  overtures made by them to the  Trades and Labor Council in Vancouver, to form a Labor-Liberal Alliance, and to nominate candidates  in accordance. Remembering the  opposition successfully waged  against them by the Liberals in the  Dominion byo-olcction hold in Bur-  rard some months ago, the Labor  men have emphatically declined  such an alliance And rightly, too.  Tho Liberals have ever been notorious for their coquetry with tho  Labor vote, but this timo tho scheme  is a littlo too rough. Tho Grits aro  up against it.���Slocan Drill.  Hide, nml lio  wae  forced  to neck a|iiayii tho Mail and Empire.  honor and Bobriety (ought by my  sido that in tho 'autumnal eciiroii of  my lifo I shall not go mad and turn  our country to a than.bier."  Every constitutional means tha  could bu used to fieo Nova Scotia  from Canada wiih mm zed on h'|;  Howe. Seeing that bis aitiM. wan  lost, IIowo nccoptrd the inevitable,  and whon tho original terms woro  changed ho urged their accopianco,  T. W. Sterling, a woll known and  prosporoun rancher of Kolowna,haB  boon Bolcoted by tho Vernon Lib-  orals as thoir candidate  givo tho MoBrido govommont a fair  trial, moro particularly as it is tho  first party-lino govommont to go to  tho country in British Columbia,  Reports from Vancouver aro equally  encouraging. Tho desire to firmly  establish party govommont is general, and thero is ovory evidence  that tho McBrido government will  carry a majority of the seats in tho  Terminal City. From all ovor tho provinco cornea  word that tho volcra' listii aro being  Great onthumaHm and unanimity' wall attended to.   Of course moot of  Tho Conservatives of Slocan City  hold a very satisfactory mooting in  II. lt. Jorand's ofllco on Wednosday  evening. Thoro was a good ntton*  danco and ovory man prosont was a  worker and will remain truo to his  colorH. II. Ii. Jorand, in tho absence of President Johnbon took tho  chair. The olootion of ofllcorn followed, rosulting thus: President,  W. S. Johnson; vico, II. D. Curtis;  soorotary-troaaurcr, II. JoJnnd; ox-  ooutivo committeo, J. Saultor,T. 1).  Woodcock, 0. E. Smithoringalo,  Goo. Hondoraon, Jivb. Farroll, A. 0.  Smith, lt. I. Kirlcwood, Jas. Tailor-  Hllll.  mm find  Tho Tradoe and Labor Council of  Vancouver havo decided against  any combination with tho Liberals,  Tlio Slocan Liboral Association  haB nominated It. A. Bradshaw an  tho standard-bearer of tho party in  tho Slocan riding.  It ifl understood that a govommont official in thinking H��-ri< u-ly  of resigning his position and running in Ymir district in tho Consorvativo intoroBt.  in the lardo  Frank Marquis and Geo. Gilbert Strike Rich Ore.  EVERYONE    INTERESTED  And  a   Great   Rush  Being   Made  for    the   New    District.  Prioo Ellison will bo tho Consorvativo candidate in Vernon district.  Do not ncglnot to regintor your  voto. VoIch will bo in great demand on election day.  Frank Marquis and Geo. Gilbert arrived in Kaslo en Tuesday  morning from the Lardo with the  evidence of a gold find which casts  everything heretofore discovered in  this district completely in the  shade, says the Kootenaian. They  brought with them pieces of quartz  that are more than one-half gold.  These specimens will run in values  to the ton up to figures almost incredible, $100,000 to the ton being  mentioned as a low estimate for  some of the samplee shown. In a  tin can brought down there was in  the neighborhood of $100 worth of  gold. Mr. Marquis, who is a reliable and experienced prospector,  states that they have over $100,000  worth of ore in sight, putting it at  one-half of what he is confident  would be realized with but a little  work. He says that he has at a  very low estimate over a ton of ore  to be sacked that will give returns  of at least the above stated amount.  One has only to see the orebrought  down to believe the statements  made.  The property which is called the  Gold Park and Ophir group of two  claims, is located on Poplar creek,  a tributary of the Lardo river, nnd  is about one mile from the Arrowhead & Kootenay railway, about  twenty miles from Lardo.  The find was made while doing  assessment work. A number of  open cuts have been made, in all of  which good ore has been uncovered,  giving fair values, but nothing like  this find was mot with.  Tho ore is white quartz and carbonates, carrying largo quanties of  free gold and chloride of gold. Tho  vein from whioh this ore was taken  is about seven inches wide, widening out in places to ten inches, the  wholo ganguo boing impregnated  with filigreo gold. Tho vein has  boon uncovered in places for several  hundred foot.  Tho owners camo to Kaslo to procure supplies, mortars and Backs to  sack tho oro.  Parties are boing formed to proceed to tho scene of tho find, and  fortunato gontlomen aro in no way  backward in giving assistance to  any others who may wish to participate in thoir good luck by making additional locations.  Tlio country is heavily timbored  and tho immediate vicinity is  rough and precipitins. Thoro ip  no doubt that this is tho samo  sourco from which tho largo quantities of placer gold found in tho  Lardo river has originated. Numerous rich finds havo boon made  on the I. -I'!,�� and its tributaries of  gold quartz carrying good values,  but nothing approaching   this   has  over beon mot with.  The Htriko  is   about  forty miles  from   Kaslo   and  is   not  far from  Tenderfoot    and   Meadow   creeks,  whoro    good   properties   aro   now  worked.    On Tenderfoot Creole Mr.  Jan. Itulhorford is  developing   tbo  property  of  tho    Lardeau    Valley  Mines, hoinn in  tho nanio mineral  bolt and having oro exactly iiimilar  in character.     An average  sample  of the  carbonate?, which  is  filling  j the vein brought  down   from   this  strike  was  submitted   to   Mr. Ed.  Bedolpb, assayer at Kaslo, by Mr.  Jas. Rutherford and gave the enormous value of 595  ounces  in gold,  which is eleven thousand.nine hundred dollars a ton.     They are also  in   the same mineral  belt  as the  Ophir-Lade and  the  properties  of  the     Northwestern    Development  Syndicate,  all  of which have   the  same character of ore.  The Poplar creek gold strike continues to  absorb  the  attention of  everyone.      Business   men,   office  men and miners  all being equally  interested.     Groups   of   men   are  &een on the streets of Kaslo excitedly examining specimens of the rock  brought down Tuesday by  Messrs.  Marquis and Gilbert.    All kinds of  water conveyances are  being utilized to convey the  eager gold hunters to the scene of the find.    Many  who had apparently little  interest  in the strike slipped   away for   the  creek.    Parties headed  by Al. Palmer, Jack Reuter, Jim Spiers, Billy  Moulseand Pete Kelly have all left.  Pete Kelly secured   the tug Hercules arid persuaded George Gilbert to  accompany him, which gives Kelly  a great  rdvantage.    At Lardo it is  reported that anything   that would  roll on the trails was commandeered  and taken on as far as theconditiou  of the railway   bed   would   permit.  Dan   McPhail   and J.  Gillis have  left for Bear��� Lake   and it is stated  that they crossed over the divide to  the head of Poplar  creek   and are  now  first on the ground.  ��� T. G. Procter has just 'returned"  foom Blairmore and several points  in East Koofenaj', where he. has  been for the last month looking  after his coal interests. Mr. Procter  and his associates are actively engaged in developing their property.  They are building a spur from the  railroad into the mine, a distance  of a quarter of a mile. At present  they are hauling the coal by wagon,  and shipping from 60 to 70 tons  per day. This output will be increased to 200 tons per day and  within six months to 500 tons. The  quality of the coal is superior to  any yot discovered in the coal districts. Mr. Procter says tho crops  around McLeod and Calgary aro  in splendid condition, and the outlook for another prosperous year  could not bo moro encouraging.  J. E. Amiable, manager of tho  Nelson Opera House, has been  called east on account of thoeoriouB  illness of his mother, who is now  78yoarBof ago. Mr. Annublo will  bo absent two or threo weeks, and  may visit New York city whilo in  tho east.  Tho subject of discourse by Rev.  John Reid, Congregational Church,  Sunday night, "Our Citironship,  Improving Environments, Soeking  a Botlor Country."  Mrs. J. A. Kirkpatrick hnfl loft  for hor old home in hislorio Shub-  onaoadio, where (-ho will spend tho  bu minor.  SorvicoB at St. Saviour's Church  to-morrow, tho third Sunday after  Trinity, will bo as follows : 8 a.m.,  Holy Communion ; 1):-I5a.m., Sun*  day School ; 11 a.m., Morning  Prayer and Litany ; 7:110 p.m.,  Evensong. The preacher at both  services will bo Rov. O. A.  Procunior, rector of Rovolstoko.  At tho evening sorvico thero  will bo a church parade of  Lodgo .'.2 A. F. & A. M. Thoro will  bo Hpeoial music, and a sermon  suitable to tho occasion. Members  of tbo Lodgo will moot at tho lodgo  rooms at 7 p. m., nnd visiting brethren aro cordially invited to bo  prciiont.  City AspesHor Jowott has completed hiu duties. Thero is an in-  oroaso of $50,000 iu tho iissetiaod  value of improvement!..  ��jf*., r jwirawmwrow W!^^^  j?s��TOm3wwn!8����w^  '!���  If  ir.  ,H  ,,-,..   ,f     ,,- ���-yv-<   -"���,-  'l��*HtMW!*tB**_��PW����#i  sraiw^vswroCT^^  .*.  h     ft  ,i  *T *'*" ���'  ^Ti^^^t^rs^'^^iV'fS^^rvr^psreT^r,  n  k   f.  to  ��^��Wrt*3^rt-^^^i''H^^P^*^^*H'"'HHJW.���T��"]^  r     ,1...     1     ".,,-,1,1.    I   li   ���   i !���<*,  r    ll,*.-     *  ���\ ,   $ ,:, va'"  "��� , <r    (r ^r^  Zn 'i ���,  _"_  r--���   -B-r  7-^7 "''i =1"  ���J&  i  __&_  _,'^ ..> ^A-Wfiaaflfiff^fiisass  ;y^��r.-,Vc.yrj^-'-vg,yf - w.i:i-,.nr^  THE   NELSON   ECONOMIST  i:0"  The Nelson   Economist  Published every Saturday aftcruoou.ul  VFBSOS STKECT, NEI.SON. 11. C\  Si.oo Per Year Strictly in Advance  Advertising rates made known onaH>llcatloii.  Address all communications, "Vub'.isli ,-r of Till-: Xt:i.sox  Economist. Nelson, 1$. C"  NOTICE.  All changes in advertisements to  insure insertion should reach this  office not later than Thursday at  12 o'clock.  EDITORIAL COMMENT.  Next Wednesday the Dominion   of Canada  will reach the SGth mlestone along the road of  her national existence.    The progress made in  thoso   36   years   has   ceitainly   justified   the  hopes of the Fathers of Confederation.    Of the  men who took the leading part in the greatest  t-vent in Canada's  history there are'less than  half-a-dozen     left,      but    Canadians     have  built for ihem all in their   hearts monuments  more enduring   and grander than  shafts   of  marble.    The Empire bad no  more  patriotic  sons than the men who gathered the few straggling provinces together and shaped   them   in  one grand cohesive part of  the  greatest Emigre   tbe  sun   ever  shone   upon.    Therefore,  Canadians are not  called   upon   lo   apologize  for   their   almost   divine   reverence   for   the  fathers of the'r country, as   they   join in love  together   to   the   inspiriting   strains   of  "The  Mupie Leaf Forever."  No one can contemplate without interest the  awakening of Great Britain to a realization of  herself as the head of a world-embracing Empire      It   is   as   though   the    brain     were  slow    to    recognize    that   those vast  limits  which lie outstretched around   the globe, pul-  utting with growing powor, are indeed  a part  ol' ono and the same gigantic prgauii-m.    The  gradual perception of the new conditions is necessarily accompanied by a  reconsideration of  m.iiiy jiinduuiuntiil principles of  constitution  and government, and. the effort.to maintain ed-.  lublitdiod and accepted theories under circutn-  stniionri   never   known   before.    Take   Great  iJiiiniii'd free trade policy, a policy which   in  the mind   of tlie unlravelled  ICnglishman hits  nlr:i<>f.i acquired tho sanctity of ono of tho Ion  oumnwuidments.     Tlie  principle   underlying  this  |Nlicy is sound,   and   free   mule can bu  dciiiiiiihtrated   to bo   tl.o   ideal   condition   of  lliingv, as easily aa the poet's dtuam of universal peace.    Is it to bo  wondered   at   that  thu  lCnglifhinun of limited   ob.-erviilion, who   bus  ���breathed fieo trado nil bis life, nnd whoso pro-  juiiiics and   reason   nro   united   in support of  tint  doctrine, should   listen  with   littlo sympathy when invited   to consider   whether Iho  now cuiidiiions do not justify a policy of Imperial protection ?    To him  th s seems like it  retmgruflsion towards b.irbarism.    It will need  ti  i ,   and    a   wider   understand.ng  of   tho  world's development, before ho cm learn lhat  closer commercial unity within tho whulo Empire  .,- but n step, taken at a temporary  cost,  Imvnrils tho desired climax uf world wiibi   free  trade.    Kctforring again to tho parallel of universal peace, it has beon frequently urgd that  nothing would moro surely tend   to lhat end,  limn  lhat tho world should bo  dominated by  nn all powerful Anglo-Saxon union, bunt upon  maintaining peace at all cost. Ho, a hnniioniuuH  combine of tho different units constituting Iho  Hrilihh Empire, reciprocating   between   tbem-  h-Ivih for  tbo conservation   of  the   I.nipire'ii  triidi*, and offeiing to uuttdiln nntiouH  an open  door on  reciprocal terms, holds the   iho.-hI certain  promise of cv-MiUinlly  bringing   n!l   iho  trading   nations of   lliu   world into one fPind  free  trado pnrtiiortdiip.    It    was   confident y  j.rojjhtmod in lonuor dny a that tho adoption  by Eri&hiiiti ml a fra> trado policy would bo  shortly followed by the abandonment of protection principles in other countries, that the  force cf good example would bring about this  result. No one need be told to-day how little  this prophe?y has been fulfilled. The leaven  of the p.pw thought is-at present working  mightily in England, and whether Mr. Chamberlain will see the consummation of hi3 hopes  or not, he is certainly rousing the people to  the point of viewing the new and wide prospect lhat lies before them. The future no  man Ciin foresee, but those who believe that  the growth and solidarity of the Anglo-Saxon  race tends to benefit the world at large, will  view the movement for commercial cohesion  within the Empire with satisfaction.  A man calling himself Fred. Starkey, and  said to hail from one of the prairie villages in  Manitoba, has wiihout authority from the  Nelson Conservative Association signed his  name to a communication which presumptuously assumes to speak on behalf of that organization. This fellow Starkey, who less than  a year ago claimed that he was a greater political factor than hia master, would be conferring a special benefit on this community by  giving hia overworked j iw a well-earned vacation. When the Conservatives of Nelson  need advice, they are not likely lo turn to  flatulent political weathercocks in their extremity.  The Liberal papers throughout the province  find in the editorial columns of the Tribune a  never failing source of supply ol campaign  literature. The harrowing spectacle of a paper published by a man who holds the oflice  of president of tbe Provincial Conservative  Association openly expressing disapproval, of  the methods of the party's leaders could only  be witnessed in British Cjlumbia.  The wisdom of the selection of Mr. R. S.  Lennie as their standard-bearer by the Conservatives of Nelson is daily becoming more  apparent. Mr. Lennie is making a vigorous  campaign and meeting with greater success  than he anticipated. Thia is the day of  young men, and Conservatives in other portions of the province would be only acceding  to the demands of the times by placing  young men in the field. The old men will  have to go 'way back and sit down.  There if a great deal of interest being taken  in the voters' lists, our Liberal friends being  particularly active. Nei ertheless, when the  time comes to close tbe lists it will probably  be found that tbo Conservative vote greally  predominates. Now is tho time for all truo  Conservatives to register.  Tho Liberal candidate, Mr. S. S. Taylor,  K. C, is making a personal canvass, and is  looking particularly happy under tho circumstances. Just the sumo, this is tbo kind ot  work that counts on election day.  Il is tho duty of every Consorvativo to  standby Premier McBrido and his government. Tho man who throws his loaders down  iB a traitor to his party.  Hayseed   logiblatorn   should   bo    amongst  thoto "Svho also ran."  Tho man who consider a publio offico should bo an easy graft, iuatond  of n solemn trut.1, ia not iv lit man to ropiOHont  a self-respecting people.  Wo violate no conlldonco in saying that the  Consorvativo party will carry a groat majority of tho conslilnonoioH.  Hon. Robert Greon ���bould win in Kaslo  district, even if John Koon has sent in his  resignation to tho Consorvativo Association.  AttortHy-Gonornl McPhillips hnn croaled  many desirable changes in that important department of tho govommont.  iOven Lil oral.,  concede lion.   Mr. Totlow'ti  election for Vancouver.  Many  Victoria Liberals will jiuppnrt iho  *Coim��ivaliv.i5dandidiilat,  THE PROVINCIAL PRESS.  Fort Steele Prospector.  To-day in the Kootenays and Boundary districts there is no mistaking the strength of  public opinion in favor of raising the tariff so  as to afford adequate protection to the mining  industry. Those in favor of protection need  uot waste time in imploring the Liberal party  at Ottawa to introduce the necessary legislation.  Kootenay Mail.  The immense railway development that is  about to take place in Canada affords the opportunity of the establishment of the iron and  steel industries at the Pacific coast. With its  extensive iron deposit, and abundance of fuel  the iron and steel manufacture should shortly  become one of the most important industries of  British Columbia.  Trail Creek News.  That petrel of politics, Mr. Joseph Martin,  has uttered the solemn plati'.ude, "Principles,  not men." This must mean that as long as  the party platform is all right the characters  of the candidates are of little or no importance. If it does mean that, it is a reasonless  and pernicious thing to say. There is no political principle or set of principles of which  the profession of and possession by men in  power can give us good government. That can  be assured only by personal character.  Morrissey Despatch. ��  The party paper which treats of lh�� issue3  with candor, admitting mistakes of tbe party  it supports, and gividg due credit to that  which is deserving of merit on the part of the  opposition, such a paper will accomplish more  for its own party and fill its obligations to the  public infinitely better than a rabid, through-  thick-and thin paper. The senseless policy of  supporting a certain party through habit, or  through hereditary inclinations, is about on a  par with, and is often the cause of, such a policy as above outlined.  Victoria Colonist.  It is quite possible for a political party to  promulgate doctrines incompatible wjth conscience and judgment of some of ils.adherents.  It then becomes their painful duty to leave  their party. But it is very seldom anything  of the kind happens, in any party, the association of whose members flows from well-defined  principles. The Liberal-Conservative party  of Canada is io well founded upon sound and  consistent political doctrine not to appeal with  strength to the loyalty of its adherents. And  it is too democratic in its constitution not to  we'.como and reward the ability and efforts of  everyone who gives il loyal support. A party  is no more than a method of moulding the  policy of the country to the enlightened will  of iho people, in whoco hands under democratic government the destiny of tho country  is laid.  Grand Forks Nows-Ga/.otte.  To tho uninitiated or uninformed, tho mention of mining stock !b at onco associatod wiih  speculation or gambling or eomo confidonco  gamo, although of late yours.in view of tho  largo and Increasing profim of mining, tho  publio is beginning lo view mining propositions from a moro liboral standpoint, and if  the publio in general would only tako tho  trouble to invimtiguto such mining propositions  as aro offered from timo to timo, thoro is no  doubt lhat capital now doferred to othor and  Iohh romunorutivopurpoBOB would go into mining proportion. Whilo tho clement of chanco  is not allogothor eliminated from mining, tho  advance of scionco in dotormining tho approximate vhIuob on mining proportioa uflor a rou-  Bonublo amount of development Iuih boon done,  ifl such that if pooplo would only tako tho trouble to invoBtigalo mining propositions in tho  Bamo Bcnoo that thoy would invostigalo loan-  ing monoy on a mortgage or depositing it in a  flavingfl bank, it would ba greatly to their advantage. With noarooly an oxcoption, lending  businoHH an 1 llnancioni throughout tho country aro to-day inleroatod in mining in various  forms, and to a largo extent successfully. Tho  dayii of tho wildcat mino, whon a man c.irriod  his o/lico in bin hut and an unlimited amount  of cerlificatoa of clock in hia pocket., in a thing {  ot iho pout.  Our New Stock of  i  Limited  SeasonableGoods  We are now showing a full range  of the following seasonable goods :  PIPERS  Also excellent Fruit Ranch, about 30 acres, on Kootenay Outlet,  near Procter, 18 miles from Nelson. About 7 acres undeiAultivation  with strawberries and fruit trees. Irrigation Ditch. A good  income paying investment.  You're right,* they are perfect  beauties and as cheap as if they  were ugly ; we show colorings you  like in almost any design you niay  fancy. Whether you're paper is a  success this year depends largely on  where the paper comes from. We  are the people to get it from. We  have the paper ; you need it ; we  want to sell it ; the price is right.  That about makes a bargain,  doesn't it ?  eras and  s  Premo, Poco,  Koronn  aid   nil the     popular  Cameras, at reduced  prices.  All lhe necessary supplies for printing, developing and mounting.  I  is now complete and of the most beautiful coloring and designs.  It will pay you to call and see our goods. Our pikes will suit the  times.    Picture Framing aud Room Mouldings.  F. J. Bradley & Co..  Baker Strcel, opposite Lawrence  Hardware Go.  Lands for  Kootenay Valleys Co., Limited.  T. G. PROCTER, MANAGER, NELSON, B.C.  Farms from 80 acres upwards, well watered and timbered. Adjacent to good markets at Cranbrook, Fort Steele, Elko, Fernie, Morrissey, etc.  The well known prairie ground on the Kootenay River, near Fort  Steele, is being subdivided and is especially suitable for Fruit, Vegetables, Hay and Oats, with good range for cattle adjoining.  Some fine Stock Ranches on the Kootenay aud Elk Rivers. Lines  of Great Northern and Crow's Nest Railway within a few miles.  Terms���One-fifth down.    Balance in four years at 6 per cent.  E.FERGUSON&CO.  SOLE AGENTS  Dawson's Perfection Scotch  EXTRA SPECIAL  This whiskey will please connoisseurs.    It is a high grade  well-  matured spirit of excellent bouquet and except for age,  is the same  'quality as Dawson's Old Curio (Over 20 years old).  ^Ili^to^.vAR E. Ferguson & Co., Nelson, B.0C.  T  T  T  T  T  f  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Hazelwood See Gream  McDonald's Confectionery  Baker Street, Nelson  E. k. strachan  Plumber and Gasfitter  Estimates Given  on General  Plumbing,  Sewer Connections, Etc.  Baker Street, near Ward  Street, Nelson.  ������"><������������<> />*���������*���}���<���������������������������<��������������� ������������*������������  JUST ARRIVED  Eastman Kodaks & Cameras  New Spring Us  Ofthe Latest Fashions  (Scotch TwociIh, I.iui(lHll(l(i,H|n.lli<-onii,  nml Itolwui')) Hui'kon,    a lino lino nf  I'lUHIlIKH <��l' lltHUHlNlyluM.  I'rlnoH toNiill. tlm Ilium.,  (.'U',1 llllll HOO IllCIII.  lohn Smallwood  MERCHANT TAILOR  Ward St., next new P. 0. Kldg., Neldon  *��otlc* To Cellnquer.l Co-Cwrcr  Tn (ii'tii'Ki' N'ti��voil ni' Id Wlimnf-ncverlic niny  linvn irnnHl'errctl IiIh Interest In |lio "NnwcJI,"'  "Itnbher KIiik," "Tn inn ruck "und "Annie CI."  Mlni'i'iil iIIiiIiiih, hlinnln mi Wliltn (Irnimo  Muimlulii, Hunt Itlvcr MIiiIiik DIvIhIoii of  Wi'HI. Knolnliny HImIiIcI,  Ymi urn hereby iintllh'il Hint, wn ImVC expo  lll'll   I'iII"   IINHCHHIIII'lll.   WOl'U   llllll   l'lU'OI'lll lf|f  ii'i'H on IIiii uliiivn nnnii'il Mlnnrnl clnlniH l'nr  llic I'lisl linvn ycni'H llic sun 1 nl' Twelve Uun-  ili'eil nml Tlili-iy (��ll!i!ii) l.nllni's, In unlei' hv  linli' Hid hiiIiI i'IiiIii.h under II,e pi-tivlNlntiH nil  ihe Mineral Ael, nml ll' wllliln ninety diiyn>  lYnill llln ditto (ifthlK notice ynu full or voIYihh'  In eoniI'lliiilc your |ii'o|inrtlon of mieli e.\[irn ���  tilliti'i'H tiwiiher with llm wihIh nfiulVnrtlHliijf,  your Inlei'CHl Innnlil nilueinl clnlnm will tin-  conic llic iii'niiorly ril'llin huIisiii'IIici'h under  |.|iii|||'ov|hIiiiih nl'Hcntlon Inuriii llm "Mlnnrnl  Act. Amendment Ael, 11100,"  niil��Hliii,N��lwm,ll.(3,|.hlKi!7l.li(liiynlM(ii'('li.  IDUii. '  IIIUIII Hll'l'll 1:111,AND  ���IllllN AYVON fill.HON  11. ll.Niai.  Ih'IIAUI.I'.H It.  MOI.MKH,  From $1 to $75. Films tor every  si/.o of Kodak, and nil Kodak accessories including developing machines.  Fresh   Garden, Field and   Flower  Sewing Machines anil Pianos  For Rent and for Sale  Old Curiosity Shop, Josephine Stj Nelson  in hulk at Toronto Prices,  ..wwtrtwtwwwww^^ "">���!���"'���  Notice To Dellntiuer.". Co-Ownor,  'l'n linn Valium'nr In nny pei-Min nr per.  hdiih lo whom lie mny linvn li'miNl'iMreil hln  Inlcri'Mt. In Ihn "AlvciHinne" mul 'I'Hifilm"  mineral elalniH, nIIuiiIc nn ihn lilvliln ollllnl  anil III ci'ccliH.NclHnn Mil,Inn IMvli'loi. ol '-Vt i.l  ICooiiinay :  You nml 1'iinh ufyouarn lici'cliy nolllleil llml  I linvn expended iwo hundred iIoIIihh In  liiluuir nml liil|ii'ovemenli< ii|ioii the nhove  luinillnneil mlncrnl claim In order to hold  tm Id niliicnil elnlm under ihe |i|'iivIkIiiiih oi'  Ihn Mlni'i'iil Ael,nnd If within till iIii.vh IVoiii  Iheihileof IIiIh nnllee, ynu lull or Wiine lo  conli'lliule your ni'opol'llnu of mich c.\|.ciul|.,  turn loiu'thiii' with all ei mi 11 of ail vertliilnir  your InlcicHt In mild elnlm will I i funic I in  niHiiinrty of tlm iiuliueiilur, under Mention  i of nn Ant mi III leil "An All. loiiJiunil tlm  MlucrulAcl.lWrU."  I    Dated tlUlu CUi day or Foliruury, ltto��.  SSSSWStllf!  <X>  0  in 1 1  ���H  H  o  m  ammj  OB  ccjiraru  ��(mj|jK<i.M��il  WN  o  >  \^[2____p  g.itxni  jVi^ni-n  Vuu��*  CD  ��i-j  o  in  -J,i'  'V*-M     U����|WlraH   *),to��rt*l��I^AJe,te  WlJ*��M   1     -i^-    ty*    fW4WvU.S.My    **,  .      v     r ,v^T ->   ,jB       .|��in       ���    *     **.     ,t    ,   _,  9   ^^    ri.^b.    ���_   v j,   (y  ,���  _,   f  \1 < ��� . ' *    1       , jar  xr l    JH  M.^f���,l.      r^o..........    .,..,.   ,���j.^,m||  r    *^  "*���      i. i r"*    J  ;*��>.  ~.    _   _     aLrs_2s, ,.  y -'_ -   ,    ���' ��� -  __f  _ ^ *^  ---"if ^ T    -  ��� ;   -"   ���_���-- -        j   jft~1 ""���-  ,   ^..r...  ...   ���<������.��,.**. , ^-.r.    r^..^  j^. .for, .~ ^.. ,    , ^,-r.p^y  ���Z..    -J    - >** i.  ^ . t '��� if." '  THE   NELSON    ECONOMIST  ODDS AND ENDS.  i %���  1  i .'IK  tf  WlNTEft.  Kerry, though tho moon sh:iie3 p&la  And the wind tui-sed. branches wail.  Purest crystals llout and fall.  Thero lhey sparkle,  Uero they darklo,  t*u the pine and lonely walL  iliriry, though tho stream ia still  'Sti-atli thu cold and trackless hill.  Tli-.-re tho realms of Ilcsxier _-lu\v.  Twilight lin^.rs.  Shilling fingers  Crild thu sleopin-���' fields of snow.  -Genesee lk'cHiriiion in Woman's Home Com  puuiun.  TWILIGHT.  CM") in tfco vert 2 v��rr.r ��itirt-Ji. b*r  Or tiunaot t;IooniH.    Jitjnliist it one lone flr  Darkena deep houghs.   Al.-ovc. it, courier  ���Of  dew and dritums,'burnu dusk's np;iointri  star,  iilko fairy homhi exyiloillnp In a war  'Twixt  i-lvi-rf and  (juoinea   tho ilrellit-s fiaiuo.  the chirr  Oi' trieliet waUei5, and each preen chorister  Of Jiarsh and cn-ek lifts a vnjtuo voioe afar.  An 1 now,   withdrawn  behind   tho woodland  bolts,  A whippoorwill, where, with attendant Ht.ito*  Of punilti and silver, slow the great moon melts  Into tho night, to show me where she waits,  There at tho lano's end, by tho old heeeli tree,  'ft'ho keeps her "y;. ��weet as a flower,.for m��  ���Mudisoii C��w*.~. ta O'nap IlocJ'  A coating of jjroed shoo polish will net  like mngio iu renovating a leather belt.  Bpreuil tho bolt out llac on an old newspaper, coat ovcry part, buckle and all, evenly  with the jwlish and leave to dry till morn-  Ing. A second coat will still further im  Drovo the belt.  Fearless JMon.  There Is a condition possible to some  few souls that if not really the..highest  attribute of humanity would bo choseo  by moat men of noble mold were selection possible. It ia tho unawed tranquillity, tho absolute inability to fear,  "that somo men, not many, posses,: ot  rather, ono should snj, by which some  men are possessed. An instance of such  courage on a low piano is that of Po-  temkin kicking aside tho bloody head  of his predecessor as he stepped to tho  block, au act almost indelicate enough  to bo humorous, yet withal significant  of an irou nerve.  Somewhere in the late seventies another Russian, but this time a savant,  gavo a proof of what length a rapt intensity of purpose will carry a man to.  In order to make good his theory that a  suicide may bo deliberate and uurepeut-  iug ho subjected himsolf to hideous tor-  " ture, ending iu death, but under such  circumstances thnt ho might havo relinquished his design at any stago of  its progress. Ho lay ou his back-upon ^a  bedstead from which ho had stripped  all tho clothing, with a lamp placed nn  derneath him so that tho flame just  touched his spine, rising at intervals to  make notes, which wero afterward published. They show a calm spirit of research and aro slightly triumphant in  tone, though touched into high relief  enco or twice by an expression of anguish.���J- Foster in North' American  Review.    j\. prominent Mew Vot-u physician suggests tho following list ol',' foods for thoso  who aro inclined to corpulonco:  Bread made crisp and brown by being  sliced and baked in a hot; oven. No butter  Bhould bo oaten with this bread.  Ton and coftoo without sugar or 'milk  aoro allowable; so nro boikjd or,; pouched  , oggs oaten with salt and paprika or with  , cayomio pejiper nml salt,    -y    ...  All flnh but snliiion and e'e*4 ��fity bo cat-  ten boiled in- broiled, Camo and poultry  .occasionally. Hoof and mutton boiled,  ^roosted or ���broiled, niny be eaten onco tt  ��lay. Plenty of- green vegetables such as  pplnttP.h, string beans, beet tops, enbbaga  and tomatoes aro excellent;, hut should ba  plainly cooked. Lettuce, voiiinlnn, chienrj',  water cress, est-urolo and nil green salada  [except luioumher.H should bo eaten with  "Hon Juice, salt and pepper. No oil.  \>  palienli limy Indulge  in  nil fruits  lo.  cxeopt;  Cooked  BllglU1,  '.JjiiimiMiH, sweet apples, and pours.  'I'liltti should  bo taken without  Tlio    ^"nc'' Hon't Itiilin.  In Pmnco*ii.-��  f'unU.y ,nftkos ,tB  broiul, and  better  than  Mm lie  bnu|.,  Bhopn,    No family di  put It up with a cure and . ^.t.;,,;',|vwhlol, CKB  noldoin bo cquuloil In any fi. "  0W6  liriiiid cannot ba cntcn  Aj(, nt tlio appropriate  H-'rt it�� own washing.  _    ull fiont  to womon  '���uiUy.  Iluby Sin rn Hun tint C;'*M'  Id ma mid but Incontrovnrl.iblt '/'WttlinG,  whon It conies to lmirrylng, Mio lu ''".V hi����'0  Iuih Ihn call ivor tlio r.pcctnclufl of \> 'Ul,l<;';';  Mid nn ability to loolc kwooi; ovor th ������*"���  ulty of Unowltig how to do uomotiU"*  OBoful,���Dorothy Dlx,  ���Tito Ak�� "f tli�� Mirror.  An IngeiiloiiH nrehieoli'i;i;UU-. unyHthat 111^  oldortt nvlilniu'ii ol' eivlll/alloii is tho mlr-  rot*, 'I'liu .TiipiinoHo und Korean.u!l..oovorod  the art ot making onoi'roin Iron at least  O.nno yeai'H ngo, Thin long poi'lod Ih  dwnrl'od by Uio Chlncso record, which  HliowH thnt; mirrors, Inrgn nnd Hinnll, nmdii  of liriiHH, copiier or Hllver, have been In iiho  In Mint lnnil over -1,000 years, Do Morgan  found a mirror Mint Komiiml to date from  tho Hiic.mddyiinsl.v In Mgypt nhoiib n,000  yeniaM ago, nnd Mm lutoKt lnvohMgntlonH In  tho elvlll/.MllntiH of Akknd und Nippur  . HhowMiuli tlio hollos of Miosohalf forgotton  annuli'Ioh "Hod lo inliulrn tnouiHolvoii In  HliiHNon of noiiio Hort or In burnlrilind innliil  ut loimli f>0 centurion boi'oi'o tho Ohrii-tliu)  ' MM-   IMiotogi'iiphy, wldoh wim takon up no i��  iiinnmi of nnniHiiinout by  ninny women,  , has developed  Into a  liinrntlvn  moaiirf of  livelihood f����'  <,l,u wx> ll1"1   "mny ' -I  'miiHli iiiiocennfiil  HtmlloH are  now owned  ��� und run uxoliixlvoly by womon.  An Klnnl.iio Hnurfpi...  j'erluipn tlm Hinnllost eleelrln motor In  ���41m world Ih In Mm mnirrpln of l��. dnmlwln  nf MnKlnimv, 'I'nx. Ho In imkllled watch-  innker nnd reennlly Im eonslrim'ted Mm  innlor, which In w> nniiill that a 10 emit  nloon will* <'"Vi'i' it" ���   I', weighs only nlni.-  ��� iiiin-hniuli'i'illh.-i of nn ounce, The I'rnnt or  Mm inolitr Is nl'  highly pnllMieil gold  nnd  ' Mm eouiniulnlni'und iingiiientH nrn of Miu  .liiiixc. jiielal. Mr, Moodwln woarn Iho cui'l-  otilly In hi" necktie, nml It innkoii a voi-y  wttraetlvo donoratlnn, Mm imtui'i) of whioh  mm only Ui dlMoovm-cil by olouo luupootlou.  �����(Jhloniio ltunorti,  CHTLDfiEN'S COLUMN.  ANOTHER   DOG  STORY.  Sbls Is About Intelligent Don. Who Zjovea  to Work as \Vtll as Play.  Probably one of tho busiest dogs in Massachusetts is Don, for besides the usual occupations that till tho lifo of every right  minded dog ho faithfully supei-intcuda  tho whole of his master's beautiful farm.  Wherever business calls Mr. Brown, in  pasture, sugar grove, cornfield or barn,  Chore you will llml Don, dashing after a  refractory cow, running up u ladder to  ioiuo high loft for hay or standing guard  over properly left in his charge, and every,  where taking his full thiire of tho work,  his master mcnmvhila talking,' with him  wow and then or giving hiiu instructions  lu the same pleasant tono in which he  epeuks to his other friends.  All this time Don never seems to have a,  thought  of anything  but  his work, but  when   there  comes  a  leisure  hour on  rainy day, or sifter tho chores aro done,  likes  notlilng   better than   to entertain  roomful of  people with  his clever trick  Ho litis never  known anything but kin  uud  encouraging  words,   and   is  nlwu.  ready to do his   best, partly no  doubt  b  causo ho finds It bring* �� reward.    At his  master's quiet bidding  ho opens or closes  doors, runs on  errands, stands, walks or  rolls over the floor.  Then he bows his head  on   his  paws  upon   a chair aud  says his  prayprs  until   released  by  tho   expected  "Amen."  He makes an amusing picture.aa ho  waits for permission to eat a bit of cracker  resting upon his paw.  "You mustn',t touch it, Don," says Mr.  Browu waruingly. "That cost lots- of  money. Just eco what a lino big piece it  te!"  Don looks much impressed by the costliness of tho littlo feast before him. ''Of-  course," he seems to say, "a mero hardworking dog liko mo cannot oxpect to indulge in such luxuries." Ho gazes  thoughtfully at the cracker and romalns  motionless, with his noso three inches  from tho tempting morsel.  ''Yes," continues his master, "that is  an uncommonly nice piece of cracker, and  it's paid for, Don."  Instantly tho tidbit disappears down a  ravenous throat, and, with a leap to tho  ground, Don is ready for moro fun.���-Our  Animal Friends.  Hho CoTrardly Dark.  Whon I ro up the stairs to bed  With my candle lit, 1 mind  How tho dark creopn up behind.  Softer than n cat can tread.  if it should r.prinp, I'd punch its head.  Although 1 would not be unkind.  ��#  o  v  e  K  G  Bat it never touches mo, I fin*,  When I go up the stuirs to bed.  The dark's afraid, I've hoard it said.  Of any light, so hides.behind  Or under things that it can And  And trembles tliero in four nnd drcai  Whoa I go up tho stairs to bod,  ���H, S. A. in Christian Work.  A  BAKER'S  DOZEN.  Otory of How the Custom of Giving Thirteen  I>'or Twelve Originated.  Away back in tho llrst half of tho seventeenth century, whon Albany was merely  a Dutch settlement^ Micro lived in that  town a man with the modest little nnmo  cjf Baas Volokert Jan 1'iotorson Van Am-  stoi'diim.  15. V. J. P. Vaii Amsterdam was n  baker and famous. Ho wns tho inventor  of our gingerbread boys and of spoolal  Now Year's cakes iillod with caraway  eoeds. Van Amsterdam was tho most  populnr baker in Albany hecauso his bakings woro good. Ho hi reported as having  boon good himsolf, a great churchman,  nml If a little stingy no ono dared sny so.  Now, on Now Year's night lu 1051 Horr  Van A. was watching tlio old year out  nnd thinking of the good wiles ho hiul  mado when thoro was a sharp little tattoo  ut tlio door. Tho latch was raised and in  from tho cold, stormy winds of tho Hud-  Bon blow a littlo old woman, vory old in-  lined. Sho camo rigid up to Baas and wild  In a high, cracked voice:  "(livo inu a dozen Kow Year'scookicaI"  liiiMvhon JJuuM hud counted tliom out  for hor hIio Hot up u perfect howl, so that  tho pooplo said next day Mint the wind hud  boon very sluill Mint night,  "Ado/.onl A do/oiil" Hhocrlod, "You  havo given inu only ID."  Then the frugal Dutchman lout his temper aud usUod hor out, and uwuy she wont  gi'iiinliilug, and with Imr wont all of Ilium  Volokort .Inn I'lolofsou Van Amsterdam^  good luok,  Tlio vory next, day lilii broiid foil, tho  yontd. soured, hifl unices burned, Tluui  (lilngH grew ovun worse, Whole hiiklngn  would iiiiddmily bo drawn up the chlmnoy  or full through Mm oven to tho collar,  BrlolcH wore lorn from the 11 replace and  thrown nl; Mm poor Dufulimnii,  Thou Mm old woman oniiin again, but  TliMia was not lo Im moved���ho would not  give IU for 111 and awny How Mm wltoh,  Al'1.0.' I Itla his wife booiinio donf, his ohll'  dron fell iH. ami at last, broken In Hplrlt,  on the tliIrd and Inst vi.dt of Mm old woman, ho garo Jut what sl.o iihI;oiI, and prosperity cnino buck no fiiht that ovory o��n  marveled.  All Mm custom of Albany flowed into  n, V. ���), 1'. V. A,'.i, livery ouo wonted  Mm osIm cuke, and tlm otlmr uiikmyj hud  to mini.1; tho custom eutnbllHhed by Mini)'  louder,  So 111 iHioanio tho regular number of a  "Imkor'H dozen," nnd ho roniulnod until  lifter Mm UoviiluMoii, which changed munn  things for tho bettor, but uMiom for tho  worso, nn wo huvo Just hIiowii,-���I'hihidob  niiln Tluiiiki.  The lluinbliibiiu'ii Honor.  Thin mini! nf tin' liiniibliiboi)  lln iiIiikh fur yon mul tn*  Ah Im Inr/.v.eH iilinut tlu> -;lnn  Where tho inorntntj |;lni lc;i hIiIuo.  "Oil, itonil  my  llltln Hontli'imin, thu woi-lA U  nil a Jumble  Willi iirotly   ninldii nml ploii;<iint uliuliiil nnd  )ilt��imiiiui In llm miinI  th, iinnd   mv IHllo liiitlim, Ihiiin In no oiuiiio to  lU'iiinblnl  l'ho  woiitlMT'u  line,   llm  lioiu-'ii  inliio,   tho  liiornlllit'ii woll lii'Htilil".  'J'liliil nlnitetli Hli' IHuilblo,  Willi ninny n uliiiiililo,  An hn bui-,7...u idn.iit tlm vino,  Jlnt Im liluuihiin nlonit  And nlniju hiu low ftinitf  WOMAN AND HOME.  rHE ACCOMPLISHED YOUNG PRECEPTRESS OF  FARGO  COLLEGE.  The Value of a Smile as a Beauty Breeder���A Flea For the Home Woman���The  Woman Who "Wears Well���Good Cleaning Substances���Mlsa Helen Could.  The Fargo college at Fargo is one of tha  educational strongholds of Congregationalism in tho state. It is prettily located  In tho south part of the city on a height of  land overlooking Island park and faoing  the city beyond. Miss Annio I*. Adams  holds tho position of preceptress, teacher  of modern languages and English literature. Miss Adams was born in the old  Xutmog State of New England, and, although having lived there but a, very little  herself, 6ho inherits the strong provincial  characteristics of her sturdy ancestors. On  her paternal sido .lohn Adams was a near  relativo and on tho maternal side sho can,  ��nd proudly too, trace back to the Plimpton family of England as hor ancestors.  Miss Adams is pleasing to meet. In  build sho is tall and slender with dark  hair and eyes. Whilo her articulation and  accent aro incomparably clear and perfect  there is a subtle something about it that  makes ono mentally ask, Did you always  livo in Connecticut, whon the conversation brings to light the fact that her father was a ruissiojinry among tha Bohemians nnd tho family moved to Prague,  Austria, when Miss Adams wai a mere  bubo, and for ton years thoy lived there.  Sho waa educated entirely in German, but  MISS ANNIE L. ADAMS.  learned English and Bohemian.-. Her home  for later years has been in Chicago, and  thoro in the high school sho received her  English education, afterward graduating  at Lako Forest and then attending tho  Chicago university.  Miss Adams is alive to all current interests of tho day and is ever on tho alert  for all of good that can bo accomplished  by and for tho young women under her  euro. A long strotoh of lifo apparently lies  before this young woman. Sho haa already  accomplished much in hor chosen profession for ono so young, and is dostined to  bo in tho rank and file of advancing workers with the coming years.���Mary A.  Whedon in Minneapolis Journal.  a ,,_> Valuo of ji Smile.   '  -  To tho observing man or woman daily  travel on the trolley cars of our city provides a study in human naturo not to be  lightly thought of. Thoro aro ���bjects of  pity nnd commiseration for tho serious  minded nnd about as many funny sights,  from laughing outright at whioh propriety  alone puts a check upon tho woll bohavod.  But, asldo from tho passing ineidonts, ono  reads tho thoughts of others through features which aro tho telltales of tho innor  thought. Tho 'molding of features by  thoughts is a novor ceasing process, of  which wo may or may not bo conscious,  until a mirror at the end of somo years reveals tho ohnnge which has boon going on  for hotter or for worso.  Woman, If you would bo beautiful, stop  nnd consider whether your thoughts aro  tending In that direction, for moro potont  nro thoy in affecting tho lines of your face  than tho cosmetlo of vour dr<in��ilai2 te-bis.  "A LASS AM  I."  k Inns ntn I, nnd I widt my dny.  To some 'twill bo nny, but to ono 'twill hoyen.  When tliotinin oomes, Itdmll know wlint tosny.  Tho wlnlnr (jnos, nnd the wiirni wind IiIowh,  And who Hindi keep tho color from  tlio rod,  rod roao?  A Inns nin I, nolthor hlRh nor low.  My lioiut Is initio now, hut I'd hnvo tho world  know,  Whon Um wind's riidit, nwny ib will i?o.  Tho brook hIiikh  uolow, nnd tlio  birds aliiR  itbovo, .    .        ,   ,.  ^ud swootor in botwoon sinus the lovor to hiu  ��VU' -John Vniinn Chonoy in Century.  DON'T WORRY,  DEAR.  Don �� worry, dour,   Tlio lilonlcoNt y����ra  Thnt clou tlio forwiird vlow  Rnnli t It inu tn untliliiK whim It mmm.  And wu muy tmuntttr through.  Tlm dnrlct'Ht mouiiJiit nuviir uuineii.  It only looms before.  Tlm Iiimx of Impn Ih wind bnmiiuuu,  Not trouble ut tlm door.  Don't worry, dtmr.   Tlio nloniU nro hlnok,  lint Willi Ilium ooiiKiii tlm i-nln,  And Htlllod noiiIh Unit pnreh nnd ornok  Viiy thrill with sup nifiiin,  Tlio burden 110111' us boat wo enn,  And tlini'ii'll bo 110110 tn hour,  nurd work I11111 iiovur Iclllud a nmn.  Uut worry did lis iihuro,  Don't worry, dmiri don't blmiuh, don'9  yield,  Tint diuo tho ytiMN to onino,  Nor ittvh tho onouiy tlm Hold  llni-'iuiHii ho hmilH IiIh drum.  TIhiho littlo woiih Unit liowr nnnr  Am nntlilnii, tlmuuh limy null.  Wo know thnt lifn Is lovo, my dour,  And life uud love ore ull,  ���Hnmiiul Mi.rwln In Yiml.1'11 Companion,  A fiqunro of fliiiinol worn over thoohwtt  and Just high onough to covor Mm hollow  in Mm Mi rout will provont your easily taking oold In winter. ��� .  Kxlromo dilution.  "I cnfiglit myself jtiHt in timo thin  morning," exclaimed Mr, Mcoltton, "]  citniu vory iicitr uiiiioylng Iloiiviottu  iiuilo Movcrely,"  "liy noiiio roiiiiirlc?"  "No, I Hlni'lod to wliUtlo 'Tlio Clirl I  Loft llohind Mo,' liutntoppiul boforo iiho  could rooognizo it,"  "Hho cUmIUcoh tho timo, tlimiV"  "1 don't know Mint hIio diiiliken tho  tuno. Ihit I am iiuro Iliiiii'iull.ii would  i-ofient any iniiiniiiilion Mint tlio girl wan  not uwuy in tho lead, no inattw what  tlio occnulon might ha  E SILVE  What is so gifty as a piece of Silverware for Wedding  f Presents? There is a comfortable certainty about giving sil-  X ver things���welcome, because always wantable. Giving has  fan added pleasure when proper sorts can be had at our  X prices.  ��� 9  Jewelers and Engravers  Nelsoii  Rossla^nci  MONTREAL,  Sole Manufacturers of the "Pinto Shell Cordovan" Gloves and Mitts  R. H. CAR LEY, B.C. Agt.  We are removed to Baker Street, next door  to the Ashdown Hardware Co. We will  carry a larger assortment of cakes than ever  and sell at low prices,    Come and see ..-us.  Ghoquette Bros.  I. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL BROKER  One seven-roomed house and  one three-room house  for rent.  Three  dwelling houses for sale on easy terms.  0��e  Lot on    Stanley   street,   opposite Royal QCC   AAIMARI P  Hotel for sale at a bargain. OC.L.  HllNHQLC  McCAUSUIND, 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  ant Tailor,  Tremont Blk. Baker St, Nelson  JOHN  WicLATCHIE  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor  Op. B-C. Customs House, Nelson,  Bartlett House  (Kni'iiiti'lyfliti'Un IIoiihii)  '.I'lm lu'hl 81 |.<T ilny Imiihi- In Ncltnn,  None Iml  wlillu  hi'l|> <��� 111111��� ��� >-1 -<I.    Tin* liar  I Im Inul.,  G. W.   Bartlett,   Prop  t)  OC Collin i>uyn for lln-i>o inniitlin'ninmlioriililp, u  au laiuh muiAlinrrncnivKa tliaollloiiiluliiliuriiiui f_  ���7Vi<ryinniit.li,liiii|iiiliii<(i)iili:iii<Moriiltili-iiliiiiHviiiml "  kimI iiir.liunii-iit.il new iii.i.,lo uiul. ni.iulli, IH i  IiIm .71 in iilli 11I..11 a l.'.'UhlcntHi nf MoiiiIiuihIiIii .  w'iIo'.i iiIvihh the in-ivlloiio of Ululi lUmin In Now J  Ymi" (lii.y, mul i.i'ImylnKlltnriiturii, liiiidio rn- inu- '  bIiiiiI Imili'iimunln ut ,my ilimnrliillon ntwIioIokiiIii i  \>r\,we, ravhiK ynu ff'ini Wf( t.o W>V ���� >'�����' ^1";��� 1  oliiui.K, iJoii'i full to j.iln Hl-iiniin.Yim will i;nl.im.oli ;  ii-ii 1 linnyr.iiniKiiii.y'iiworili. Jlimw. ��'T.i:u." *  v-Mimiii Ui.un, iJupt,    , ir.i> NiiHmui r-�� .J.Y, I  lUMBOTHWffaia  WADDS BROS.  H0T0GRAPHERS.  Vancouver and Ncloon  BAKER UTREET, NELSON,  B. C  Nelson Tent & AwningWorks  AU. kinds ol'Canvas Work   inndo  to order.  rintin  ���  Letter Heads,  Bill Heads,  Statements,  We Print  Note Heads,  Envelopes,  Business Cards  Dodgers,  Tags,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  The Economist  Complete Stock of Stations ry  Orders by Mail Receive Prompt Attention.  VERNON    STREET,   NELSON, B.C.  WhnliiHiilii mid Itotitll  1)011 III I'M In  F  AND  Also  Clothes  Cleaned   and   Repaired,  Boyington & Ross,  257    BAKER    ST.,    NELSON  SALT  Camps supplied on shortest  notice find lowest prices.  Muil orders receive careful  attention.  Nothing hut fresh and  wholesome meats and supplies  kept in stock.  E. C. TRAVES. Manager  W. G. Gillett,  Builder   and   Contractor  Kstimntcs  given on stone, brick  nnd woodwork.  Brick and Lime for Sale  Fred. J. Squire  ThhIh mul AwnliiKM mini" nml re pal nil,  cinililiiir cli-iiniiil uml ini'iiiliril.  Over tlie Wake-Miller Co,, Nelson  /i  JOB     PRINTING  THE   ECONOMIST   OFFICE  *aprH,ar"  *$T^f^^^t,3^^  rr^^wrvrmiimTrtt^  racnr��^tar??a,T.'*wi!W{w,swi^^^ _rfv  ..     ft   -  IZ&7-  ���J\  -,<* ���:.,:?.��   f-   -   t' 'VtTJEtgj^r^asg-...��������>>*,jga  iriigfTffl;Tfi'imri.ft^lrr  4'  3  i  M  R  I'*  H  1*1  ;['  THE   NELSON   ECONOMIST  AlBK  ���^���^s^^'&^-^f^^!/%..-<&rf&S��/^,f^^^y^Si$s1b/^^  After the dreadful performances that  have been recently given at the Opera  House, there is some pleasure in   looking forward to the engagement of Miss  Mathes for one week, beginning  Monday evening.    Miss Mat lies is a Nelson  favorite,   ami   her   visits   are   always  looked forward to with pleasure. Since j  L-aving here last summer she has made |  a tour of California, and her   performances have met with great   favor.      In  her company this time  are  many old  favorites,   and   there  are   also   several  new members.    Tho opening piece will  he "A   Fatal  Krror," and  during   the  week   several plays not before  seen  in  Nelson will be given.  'J 'he anonymous letter-wri iter is again  working   over-time.      This    time    he  is writing'to  political   candidates telling them what  they  should do.    The  Mithor is  well-known, nnd will  prot-  ably   be  arrested  within  a few days-  An expert on handwriting is prepared  to testify that the author oi  the recent  letter and  several  written to a woman  last winter is the same person.    The  luisjteant is a middle-aged  man, and  while sane about niany  other0 things,  has u mania lor  wrilling anonymous  letters.     He would have been arrested  last   winter, had  it not been    that it  v. owld have brought disgrace  on a re-  .-pcclable family.     However, it is not  huuly that the old  rascal will escape  this time, and it is hoped that his term  of imprisonment will  be made ��� long  enough to five assurance that defence-  Jess women will not be worried for the  next three or four years by  this liend  in iniiuan form.  Lowery?s Claim, which has been  rather"errulic in its movements recently, will be printed in Nelson in future,  arrangements having been made to  havo: it published from the Tribune  ollice. Mr. Lowery has discontinued  the Ozonagrani, which lived only six  ���\veeks.  liew Mr. White will leave for Kamloops next Tuesday. Mrs. White will  uo vast for the summer. Mr. and Mrs.  While during their residence in Nelson have made a large circle of friends.  The forthcoming celebration of Dominion Day promises to be the great-  mi. in the history of celebrations in the  Kwoienay.   Everything that the com-  n.i.lns could do to bring about a sue  < i-.-.-tul Celebration has been done, and  ai.i ut all that is required to bring mat  fers to a desirable issue islinc weather,  The work of getting up a celebration  i�� unites a great deal of time and tact,  ai.tl lhat lhe committees have given  P i:< inusly of iho former there is no  ��� li Lihi. Tho piogramme contains all  li.o attractive fea Ui res of former eele-  lii'nliiiiiu, together with new ones eiju-  i.ily ns ciiteit.iining. Much of the siie-  i-e.-.-. of the celebration will depend upon  thi- citizens, and it is tlieir duly to do  i'vi rylhing in their power to mako the  i \ i nt one to tie renu inhered not uy the  ii .-j.cnts of Kelson, but us well hy the  Kti.iugei'8 who may be within our gates  on l his occasion.  The New Westminster lacrosse team  x, ill ieach lure next Tiiesdny evening  i i il  in WediiCbilny will   cross sticks  villi ilio h.cal glanlK     It will cost the  i-i.u.milieu four hundred dollars to get  I hi.- Uiiin here, hut everyone willadniil  fclmt,  lhe  money will  l.o well spout.  'I 111.- Ii'iiin wns defeated  lust Baturdiiy  by iho Vancouver (cam, lhe hiiiio ag-  Uivgulion that cauie b;> near loosing to  ;,iii-i ii liinl i'l'iir, !-<�� It will be urn that  the  livo leiiniH to pliiy  hern   will  he  M-ry   nearly equally .mulched,     The  Ki.niloops leani tried In get  llm Wi'st-  uiimlcrs  to ji|��y a  gmuu   there,  hut  n li.ll not lU'llOllipllbh It.  i , ^  Tl c CnluitiH ehroiilelcH the defeat, of  Uevelsloko team hy Nelson hy a iieoie  i.i "ii. In nothing," Thin Im probably  the hl/igcht Hi'oie ever Hindu on a ln>  en r.-e Held.  CONSERVATIVE PLATFORm.  [Adopted ut lievolsloke, September 1.".Ui,1S02.|  1. Tliut this convention realliiin.s the policy  ui' the party in mutters of provincial roads  and trails; llic ownership and control of railways una tlie development ol the agricultural  resources of the province ns laid down in the  platform adopted In October, INK), which is as  lollov.s:  ������To  actively   aid in the construction   of i  trails throughout lhe undeveloped  portions  of tlio province and the building of provincial  trunlv roads of public necessity. I  ������To adoj.l, tlie inincipies of government,  ownership ot'iailways in so farasthe cireuni-  slunccs of the province will admit, ana t.ie  adoption ofthe principle ilmlno bonus should  be grunted to any railway company which  does not give tlie government of the province contiol of rales over lines bomised, together with the option ofpurciinse.  "To actively as.-ist by siate aid in the development of the agricultural resources of the  province.  ���I. That in the meantime and until the rail-  wav policy above set forth can be accomplished, a general nil I way act be passed, giving freedom to construct railways, under certain approved regulations, analogous to the  system thai has resulted In sueii extensive  railway construction in the United Stales,  witli so much advantage to trade and commerce  :'.. That to encourage the mining industry,  tlie taxation of met.nlifei-ous mines should be  on the basis of a percentage on the net proms.  -l. Thnt the government ownership of telephone systems Bhould be brought about as a  llrst step in the acquisition of public utilities.  5. That a portion of every.coal area hereafter  to be disposed oi should bu reserved from sale  or lease, so thai state owned mines may be  easily accessible, it their operation becomes  necessary or auvisable.  ii. 'iliut in the pulp land leases provision  should be made loi reforesting and mat steps  should be taken for the general preservation  of ion-sis by guarding against the wasteful  destruction ol umber.  7. That the legislature and government of  the province should persevere in the effort to  tfecuri! ihe exclusion of Asiatic labor.  S. Thatihe matter of better terms in the way  oi subsidy and appropriations lor the province should should be vigorously pressed upon the Dominion government. '  il. 'i lint the silver-lead industries ofthe province Le losteied and encouraged by the Imposition of increased customs duties on lead  and lead products imported into Canada, and  lhat the Conservative membeis of the  Dominion House bu ingc-a to support uny  motion mtiodutcd for such a purpose.  10. That i.B inausirial uisputes almost invariably result in great loss and injury both  to Iho parties tiireclly concerned uud to the  public,legislation should be passed lo provide  means lor an amicable adjustment of such disputes between, employers and employees.  11. Hint it is advisable to foster the iiiimu-  factuie ofthe raw products ot the province  within the province us air as practicable by  means oi taxation on thu said raw products,  subject to rebate ot Iho same In whole or part  when manulueiured in llritish Columbia.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  Water Rates Notice  "Wntor rates for the quarter ending September HO, 19011, are due and payable at the city oflice on Wednesday, July 1st.   If paid on or  before the loth July a discount of lu per cent,  will be allowed.   If not paid on or before July  ".lstthe service will be discontinued.  Lty order.  1). U. McMORRIS,  C��y Clerk.  Nelson, June 27,1!)0:!.  Corporation ofthe City of Nelson  ELECTRIC LIGHT RATES  Electric light rates for the month of June  are due and payable at the City office on  Wednesday July 1st. Jf j aid on or before  July lf>. a rebate of 10 per cent will beallowed.  If not paid on or before July Slst, the service  will be discontinued.  Bv order,  U.O.-McMOUIUS,  City Clerk.  Nelson, June 27.190:1.  Mortgage Sale.  Under and by virtue of the powers contained in a c.Tluin mortgpt-c made by tne Slocan Luke Gold & Silver M-'nc-s, Limited. Non-  Personal Liability, in favor of tlie mortgagee,  which will be produced at the time of the  sale, there will be oll'ered for sale by public  auction hy Samuel Parker Tuck at his oiliee  on Ward stroct, in the citv of Nelson, B. C, on  Friday, vhelOlh day of July, 3C0.S. at the hour  of 11 o'clock in the forenoon, ihe following  mineral claims :  "Tiger Ko. 7," being lot a, 153: -'Dendwood,"  being lot 8,770; "Blurd No. 2," being lot:i,577;  "Howard Fraction," being lot3.S78aud "Tiger  Fraction," bciiif. lot :V>79, all in group one,  Kooienay district of British Columbia.  For furtherparticulars and. conditions ol  sale, apply to tSHiot & Lennie, corner of Baker  and Stanley streets, Kelson, B. C, solicitors  for the mortgagee.  CONSERVATIVE CONVENTIONS.  At a meeting of the executive of tho Provincial Coi.fci valive Association, held al  Vancouver, the provinco was divided into  live divisions lor organization purposes. The  Kootciiny-lloiindiiry division is made up ol  tlio following provincial election districts:  lluvclsloki', Columbia, Ferule, Cranbrook,  Yinir, Kiiwio, .Slocan, Grand Forks, lireen-  wood, lliu Cily of Uohhlaiid and the City ol  Nelson. At. thosainu meeting the following  resolutions wui-o adopted:  1. 'I hal conventions for nominating candid-  ales for mciiiburs oil lie legislative assembly-  bo Hindu up of delegates chosen as follows:  (a) lu city electoral <ll.sti.ctH, one delegate,  for every.tuiy und every tractionollifiy votes  polled tit. tin.) provincial election held In MOO,  nnd If thecilv Is divided Into wards, the proportion ol delegates for each ward Hhall bu  based ot tho voto polled In each ward at the  last numiclli.il election.  (b) In oiler elcclorliil d 1st riels, one delegate  lor every llll.V oi' fraction ol llfiy voles polled  nl. tlm piovineliil election held lu l'.Hill, tho  delegates lo be apportioned to polling places,'  or iih ileal- Ihnri'lo as will lie fair lo the voters  of the clIU'ci'iMit neighborhoods,  J. Tlioclcelloii oldclcgiitCH shall bcntptihllc  mcelliigs, held at. iTdeHigniiteil central place  In each polling division, or In ench wind In  cll.v decimal (IIMrlotH, If thoclly Is divided  lulo warilH. Al, such publio meetings only  those who pledge lliemsi'lves lo voto for thu  eiindldiile or cniiillilaics selected nl tho nonil-  hiil.liig couvenilon shall he entitled lo vote  lor ilel.-gali-H,  :!. 'I Wo Mi dis notice Khali ho given oftho  public moot lugs nl wlili'liilologiilesarooloeied,  and iioiiiliiiilliigciiiivijiilloiiH shall bo held In  oliy electoral dlHirleis two days iiilci- the day  on which dcli'giilcs aro circled, and In oilier  oleetoi'iil dlsli-lctsseven iliiyHilller. All nominations llu'oliglinul. tin' provinco lo hn iimile  nl n ileslgnnli d ivul nil place lu each elecloriil  illHii'let, ami nn Iho siiine day.  I. All not lies nl lhe iialeof public inecllugs  lor lliu election of delegates io nominating  couvi'lilliins, ll. e iipiioilloiinieul of ilelegnliH,  nml thu pliu-e mill iiutn of nominating con-  vi.-iitIiiiiii lu Hid several elocloinl dlHirleis  shall he pn | iniil by ilio nii-iiihor of tlm ox-  oi Hiivu of Um division In which iho olooloiul  illslilcls niu t.lliiulc, and IhmiciI over Ilio  iiniiicN ol"llm pii'iililciif mid xeei'i'inry of tho  I'luvliiciiil fniim-millvo AHNiiolnlloii,  son upera  J, K. ANNABLE, Manager  One week, beginning  Monday, Mm  The great emotional actress,  and ber Big Company.  6m  Opening play,  h fmai mm,  99  New plays.   New features.   New  vaudeville.  Seats on sale nt McDonald's.  Vl^i^V,Jfl^(k^llH^*,1;1.^..���r-^.���ulw'���-^^��-m��|?_rr.���K,'���:  <$LXQS   fciOiSt!  HT.    PA ur.,  MINNKAl'OI.IH,  HIOUX CITY  nuurrii,  A imnMog ol Hie piiivliicliil c.xi'cullvo will  he held nl \ iiiicoiivei' wllliln u nionlli, und  I ho ilnic loi liiilillngillHtrlct. nomliiitllng con-  VCUllOhH will t lit-1) bo 11 Mil.  JOHN IIOUHTON,  Pi'i'Hldenl ill Iho I'l'ovlnuliil  Conservative Association,  Nelmm, Juno :<lli, 11H>:t.  .���~~*i.A4imaa,*m**iad**aaajMamad<**t.mi***ai  KOOTENAY     .  .  COFFEE CO.  mmi twm mwv wmi om^wk* ;iv  Coffee Roasters  "ea'ur''" Tea and Coffee  ''���'���7^;!:^^i.H(xi,^^:y.^H!VvlH!v;;::v^ilH��:|KK  Wn are oH'urlhg at IuwihI prices Ihn  hast  irriiiluM ol Ceylon, I uillii, l ihinii and .Inpun  'Pl'IIH.  >)ui'limit. MiicIim nnil .Itivn I'lillei'per  pound 0   IH  Moulin .mid .lavu llleml, 11 pouiiilH  I no  I "hnlen Itlenil Cill'ce, I pniimlii    I  lid  Hpiiulal l.lunil (lolleo.ll pi.iuiil ,,,, I ni  Km itlenil i.'hII.'c, II piiunilH .,,.,    I III't  Hpoelnl lllimil Ceylon i'iii, pet- piilnd,    ;,l  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  (OOTEMAY CGFFI.E  G 0J  Tolopliono 177.  P. O. Hoi ida.  JJLSY     MUCH    STKEET,    MCLSON  ITW6 WiyiWIBrifTfiWiWin Ml**l "fPIHWIiiBB* WaffrffflffiOTluWltf  Notice.  In Hie in 11111 r- ol'iui iiii|illi'iilliin lorn dniill-  rnli'iil 11 ('eillllinloiil Til le lo Ilio sovornl lolH  of I11111I hi'i'i'luiifiei' hpoelllcil situated In tho  town ol' KonMiiihI,  NolIco Is lien by given llml It Ih my Intention In Iskiio ul the o.Npli'al on of one inonih  Iiiiiii Iho lli'Ml piibllciillon licrcol it dnplli'iile  ol' llm CciiIIIchIii ol 'I'll le |o l.ntH 1,11, !l,-1,(1,11,  IU. 11 nml \'i, lllocli I, I.hIh t,'.',:i, -I, hi, 17 anil  111, llli.cli i!, I .lllll il,7, H, 11,10, |i, p_, l.'|, ||, 1,1  lllocK II, l.ols 1,'J II, I, hi mid 15, lllocli I I.oIh  11,7, H, II, III, 17, IH, lllll 11(1 l!ll, lllocK ft, l.ii|H 7, H,  II, III, 17, III mill '.11, llloclt it, l.olNll, I, Id, IH, 111  uud '.ll,lllni'l<7, l.olli ft, II, II. lft, 111, 17, IHlllld III,  Mini k m, I..,m 1,'J,.I,ft, 11,7. ti,'.MO, 11, V.! mid III,  Hindi 11, Lulu 1,.|, II, lft, lllmiil '-Ml, Itlncl; in,  Li its'.! nnd (I, lifi.i'K II, I .<il m 1, 'J and I, llloclt  I:!, I iil-OI iiiul'.'j, llinclt A, Lois Ul mid 'JI,  lllni'lt II, In (lie Kalhviiy Addition lo Iho  Town nl' IIohnIiiikI (Mnp lihi) In Iho niiino of  UlilH-lel I.IH'li'U lloberl. W'eyl, Which corllll.  riil.O' 1I11I1 il Mm lllh llll.V of Miil'i'll, HUH, and  uuinboi'i'il II A,  II, I''. MA('l,i;iin,  IMiilrlcl llcghili-iiv.  Lnml Iti'iilHtryitillcii,  Nelnon, II. u��� huh .limn, lttill.  Corporation of the City of Nelson  FINAL NOTICE  Not Ice In hereby idvin Mini nil iinvm'H of  I'll.'cli'ln l,n;lil I'.ih'M milMl ho | tit lit nl, UicHliv  ollice by I j o'l'locli 11111111 1111 TilcHiliiy, .lunclto,  I'.in.'l, or llm ii'i vice will ho illsi'oiil lulled wit lion I llll'lhl'l' mil Ico.  Jiy nrilor  li. I.'. Mi'MOKKIH,  U\\y flt'i le.   1  3EVvi.\-h.v..lfuu.l��lUUlW.  (IIiIoiiko mul rot urn   Toronto mul return   Mo-trcnl, Now York, ilo.,..  ,, 8(111, Nl  , HI) 1,110  fflUWiO  (.'orr.spond'nK rules to nil  Eastern Points  TlolcetH available via Lnlto IK111I1.1, Inoludlim  Mcu'Hiniil IIoi-IIih.  Sailing Dates  .lime 'Jl lo HOiii,   .Inly lft, id,   AuiiiihI. Uft, I'll  SPECBAL  1 >i'(roll (K| 1 worth I,eiii(iie) 07.1,7ft  lliiNion (N, M, A. Convnullon)      ,.M7,ftll  lliillluioro III, II (). IO, (.niivoiilhin) JHI ftii  HnrultiKii (M.vhi.|n Hlirliio) ��ai,ftii  l''oi-hi'IIIiik iliiliH und eonillllons of niiIo for  special points, apply lo Cauiiillan TitolHe  iiKonisor wrlln,  .LH. OAltTKIt,  UliiLI'iois. AkL.  Nolson,  K. .LCOYLI'!,  A, (1, P. A.  Vancouver  MILLINERY.  A huge slock of Millinery und  Audits' Outfitting.1).  Also Indies1 JJnir Oood.s.  MRS. ENFIELD  Held Store to  }|urJuot]  Iliry Cottxpsiiy  Ladies' Ready to Wear Straw Hats  at reduced prices.  Children's   Straw   Sailors,   from  25c each up.  Children's Muslin and Silk Hats  at reduced price.  Children's   and   Infants'  Muslin  Bonnets from 25ceach, up.  Children's and Infants' Silk Bonnets from 25c each, up.  Children's and   Misses' Silk and  Straw Fancy Hats, reduced price.  All our Ladies' Trimmed and  Pattern Hats to clear at marked  do\vn puice.  Children and Misses' Trimmed  Hats at half price.  Children's Duck, Cloth and Leather Tarns at all prices.  t  $  t  C^  '^^'^fe'&/^'?t/%^&/^/fe^'^'&/^&^/^/^^<&/fe^ /^^/%^-^-yv^ ^/^f^i-^^/^f^f^^^,^/^^^/^/^  ^  The  Most Nutritious  Breakfast Food in  the Market and a Home Product.  ALL GROCERS SELL IT  S6.75 PER TON,  DELIVERED  All orders must "be accompanied hy cash and should "be forwarded  either personally-or by mail to the office of  W. P. TIERNEY, GENERAL AGENT  Now is the Time to pick>orir Carpets and Lmolitims just "before house-cleaning.     We carry a very large assortment, natterns, very latest.    See otir Go  carts ranging in prices frcm $3.00 to $SO.O"0.  Furniture  OeaSers and   Undertakers  WW  SMOKE  THE   CELEBRATED  BRIAR   PIPES.  '.MI  (f)  LU  Q.  <  </)  "o  z  Q  <  111  ��J  LU  X  I'LL.  O  LU  O  CO  Ideal Cash Grocery  Corner Mill and Josephine  Sts.  Price  List for June, [903  Cut this out  and luing it in  your  Pantry.    Telephone  3113.  Hungarian Flour, Ogilvios, per  100-lb sack $2.75  Malt Breakfast Food, pkg 15c  Fine Granulated sugni, 17 lbs.$1,00  Creamery Butter, 7, ,\ and 2S-lb  bxs, per lb '.   29c  Creamery Butter, l/ricks, 3 lbs  for ~i. 00  Deviled Hani, 3 cans for 25c  Chicken Ham unci Tongue, }d  lbs, 2 cans for 25c  Coffee, "Joy's Blend," 30c per  lb, 3 His 85c  Coffee, Moclm Java, Ib 40c  Ceylon Tea per Ib 40, 50c and 60c  Green Tea,  (Japan)  per lb 50c  Cream, St. Charles, Jersey, or  Victor, 8 cans for #1 00  Biooms, each 25c, 40c and 50c  Pearline, large package, each 15c  t,aundry Starch, lb joe  Pure Gold Jelly,   Powders and        '  pkgs 2D c  Baker's Cocoa, per half lb tin...' 5C  Malta Vitac, 3 pk^s for  e0c  Cream Sodas, per lb ,.,,ioc.  Macaroni, good, per lb ���.��.?.'.ioc  Salmon,   2   cans   lor    250^   q"  , .cjumfor ..?....;��i.��,o  Pickles, Rowot's aud Iln'n, r^  pt bottles ������, ',a,r)(.  Royal Vciist Cakes, \),,x pj-g. ;;c  Hoston Baked Bean-j,' tw<;,  ^'.jj,,,  cans for ,., .'...,  Delicious ��SinKn]>ore l;Mno(ip"|i!o,'  per can 20c  C. ik. B. Jams, 7 lbs loi....!!.'..jjil'.^o  Keillor's Dumleo Manr.alade 7-  ^t1" jfSi.io  Knspb* tny Vinegar, bottled in Kn.jjland, a pleasing and delightful bevc-  '" age.    Quart bottles ,,, 65c  Veal   ];foaf, Beef Loaf, Melrose 'i^Vft 3 for 50c  Hor 4ul\vood Butter per lb *. 35c  *c a���our cflbrls to muhito'm a high quality standard has made our  Imperial a very popular brand among appreciative lovers of good  tea���per lb  , 50c  MAII, ORDERS  RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION.  ��� 3.Se  B   "**atP a    tl   W   13 'W  K-W-C BLOCK, NELSON, B. C.   Tel No. 10.  ���resli Ranch EggH, per doz a^c  'otalocs, um Ibsfm:. )f,i,oo  Oyster,'!, large can.  25c  W. A Thurman  Depot for Briar (Pjpcs^ iWclson  R. G. JOY, l^ELSOiy, B. C  1W��M Orders Promptly,Attcrn/cd to  F'ir^y Life, Accident, and Sickness In-  rsuran.ee.     Real   Estate,  Loans.  Etc-  ' 1  . n  r;  Y  \  \  t  )-  t  w wi****. m<ifwnwivm*"i��*i* *�����%!*���  mKmW��i^rtm*vrVi^���m.��^  wifa^Hijiii^ j,;, ��]. v* ���  ��     v,  , -y  1  mm^m/immm^immif0i?t^i0^^\  r.  wnwmsswrimtsttmtix.  llaviii^ ].iificitiiHcd the Agencies hitherto- conducted by Mr. A. It.  S hei wood -wti ht'H to juinouaicc lo Clients thi A wc will give prompt nud  era eful ntt ciiikm 'to nny bu.iuit'.'Js entrusted to pur care, at our office*! over 1  l*^y!rVH.SMW.a.M^H..^.    ����,r>��. tn,i,H,*,Hll,l*lt.l��ii.i.*l.i ��� v.i,(.wi^^,��4v��� ,lw ^.     $,ku,^l,n   i,,^ wi.Ht.    n4t,i,'*l���,^     r ,...,  ��W��^*WW^��IWrTO(��W��i��*PW  rar:  t*>. i��  it  ��/  11 <*

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