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Array /J  9 ^   *~   ,  t//-T*>'f'    ft,      ,       r^i .   Z     .       ��,*  c ���   . 4' ^/A       ���  ���> "r"  J 'A.  (SiS  * *  ^     ���>     "   *  ^��fi^����*��rf'y,'  ���3?  i  J  N";.-  .1. v  NELSON, B. C. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY i, 1902.  NO   ^5  iF NKLSON   ECONOMIST  is issued   every  '-    ���Vn)NFm)\Y.      Subscription:   $2.00   per an-  ������     H,M     U- l-All) IK ADVANCE. $1.SO-     CORRESPOND^  ~   ckcF    OF     GKNKRAI.      INTEREST     RESPECTFULLY  *   {oiicitkd.    Onlyarticlksofmekitwili.be  IDV V R TIS )C n   IN   TH KSE   COU.TM NS,    AN D   TH E   IN  terksts   of    readers   will    be   carefully  GCARDICW AGAINST   IRRESPONSIBLE   PERSONS   AND  J, -WORTHLESS ARTICLES.  S.y n ING out the old, ring in the   new!" will   soon  "* be ihe message borne   upon tbe  air by   the  with troops, was ordered by Queen Olga, because she  found so many Greeks could not read the language of  their classic ancestors. The students oppose the  translation on the ground that it would be desecration to put the Bible into Greek as it is now spoken.  3 1  1  4\-  That   the past   year   has   witnessed    many  :,   Vmges is a story so   ofien   told that  it almost  be-  'Praxes monotonous in   ihe   repetition.     la   no  way  ^He��the  vear  ju��t  expiring differ  from  the years  ��'. t^it h^ve"gone before.      The  only  great  important  -JUii-torical event that transpired was the death of our  jui1*li>veci Queen, which occurred almost simultaneously  Sviiih the birth of   the new"century.'    The  a^assina-  v/^n of the   President  ofthe   neighboring   Republic  ?5^as perhaps the only other event that will mark the  |||thr UH)1   in   hihiory.    Fiom   a business  point  of  J^iew, the   year    JUOt has   been a   prosperous   one,  X[^\ ecially throughout the Dominion of Canada.     In  "����31'e we.-t trade has   not   been   as good   as might   be  esiml, but   if   history   repeals   itself, th��  progress  rhieh has begun in ihe  east will   with one   unceas-  .ng purpose   follow   ihe way   of the  sun.      But  we  have realty no cauhe to   complain, for   official   com-  fniercial figures heeni to  show   that in   almost  every  on* of it*, nibstannal interests British   Columbia  is  on the move, and ihe witfe men   of the east   are continually coining here led by the star of hop��   and ex-  ptv.tuihm.    They  are endowing us with their capital  ami   their   enterprise    which, in   addition to   that  which we already po.ihess, are making for us excellent  headway.       We"       are       not       only        progressing    but    we     ure     prospering.      We    are      not  taking two stepa forward and one backward, but are  K(>ing on all   the time, and everything that is undertaken   by   our people   seemrt   to   have about it   an  "mount of real go that shows   stability   of purpose.  With nil these things in view, Thk   Economist  does  ���HI n>l f,Msl lhlU il i8 n',<-cnoin6 an ili1*5 compliment   in  II winning one and all a " Happy New Year.'*  The application for enrollment in the Canadian  counted rifles at almost every point from Vancouver  to Halifax indicates that 6,000 men could have been  secured as easily as 600.  It is stated that the damage to the dredges arid  tug boats of the '.Dominion; caused by breaking from  the moorings in the Richelieu river recently, will  cost the country nearly a quarter million  dollars.  It is announced that Field Marshal Lord Wolseley  has just finished writing his memoirs.  A grahd Roman villa has  just been found in   the  ruins of Pompeii.  As an evidence of the esteem in which she holds  the British people, Ann Odelia Diss De Bar has decided to prolong her visit to England seven years.  A French aeronaut proposes to go over Mt. Blanfe  in a balloon.  iSW  ***  A �� ^sk of Hmallpox developed in the Ottawa  jail,  {l,'<l the iiimiites of that institution,strange as it may  hh'mi, have been quarantined.  ''bo translation of   the Bible from ancient to in  ,,,n   tneek,   against which btudents in   tho   Grecia  *'*i]��i inl have been rioting, and coining into fatal coi  Only ��,2,920 was offered for Tara's Hall when it  was put up at auction last week. Asa realizable  asset, Tara's Hall has many points that resemble a  Nelson newspaper.  Says Toronto  Saturday Night:   Crown   Attorney  Curry, by his candid address to the   Ministerial Ac?-*  sociation last Monday, has got  himself  into  rather  hot water.     Some of the ministerial brethren   think  that Mr. Curry was too sweeping in his remarks and  showed a tendency to apologize for wrong  doing, or,  rather,   the   failure   to   suppress   it.    Th��   Equal  Suffrage Club of Winnipeg, presumably an organization of strong-minded women, has   putned a  resolution   denouncing   the   way  in   which he  censured  women for fussing too much with public  affairs and  attending too   little to   the  duties  of   home.     The  despatch tells us  that " Mrs. Dr. Amelia   Yeomans  will   write   him   a  letter   on   the   subject."'.   Mr.  Curry has my sympathy, for both  long-haired   men  and short-haired   women   have   found  occasion   to  castigate me for offences  less  serious than tho oneg  of which he is accused.     Ordinarily I do not smoke  ,,,v;y ' *    "   ~   '     ,J *"  If* if"   I        "J.  I"!' i| ^ K/\\  '    < ffhH'< ���>    d  '   Iff  '    J*   jl  if* Ki - ?5  Mi u\ *�� i  i Is?�� t If it * i S  ffi  lh  tl  llnllVl  iff*'!5 ^  HrAtif\!  1 hi || ��t  >*f ?! Imn  '!s.I OJ��M tl   *  ���������iillil**!,  W foil  uimAA  ft:*?  ' list 8*}  [|?H']|if>|  rfiflfHel  ill fef  f|||:  Mil  i:m  *�� <fcJ;i  rp>ft i  fpf^h'  ihu A  HTM11  II'ii? i  f iA it  ��� ? i  (/  mm  ' I��( ��  OMO  r'i    ,   i  if    t if  1|I|J|  ! I|  5 f J o.  i! ?F >i��  >  t      M It $  <   !   ��I i  li'  M!  ' A  iilij  U  ."!fl  pi ��  i i  iiiiif  If  s|*'l��  V   <l  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  .cigarettes, but after an interview with or a letter  fr as one of these anti-cigarette-smoking, anti-avery-  titmg aoiUies IfeeMike smoking a whole package,  lt<ioes not seem to me quite fair to Mr. Curry for  tae clergymen to criticize him for betngdifftidive and  indefinite in his statements. No one is apt to  wander so far afield and give so many vague and  impractical knocks as the clergyman who is making  a crusade and fails to see how it is the official prose-  cutors and police do not suppress all vice, crime  and ungodliness for which a human being can be  jailed. Crown Attorney Curry's address should  have a beneficial result, even if some ofthe ladies  feel themselvts aggrieved by being accused of raking  agitations in public and failing to raise families at  heme.  Business has been of the dimension�� during the  holiday season to preclude the poa*ibi!fty of devoting  much attention to the forthcoming municipal campaign. So far, there appears to be very little interest taken in the election of a ma for and aldermen for the new year. No announcements have yet  been madt% end if it were not for the effort of a much  decayed politician on Baker street to keep himself before the public, it h�� just possible election day might  p&gg without anyone knowing anything about it.  TiiECity of Kamloops Curfew by-law, just parsed  by the City Council, provides as follow*: That it  ��hail be unlawful for any child under the age, or  apparent ���ige,or 15 years to be found on the streets  of Kamloop* without his or her parent or guardian,  between the hours -of 9 o'clock at night and *dx  o'clock the fo-iowmg morning, from the 1st day of  April to the 30ih day of September both inclusive,  and between the hours of 8 o'clock at night and wx  o'clock of the folio*ing mortiiiig fr< m (he Int day of  October and the 31*1 day ��-f March both inclusive,  in each year. The curlew hell will he rung at Si.  Paul's Church  A reckwt iFSiie ��if Commerce; an illustrated London  weekly, devoted, an   mm name implien, to commercial  enatters, has a lengthy   interview    with Hon. J.   H.  Turner, and also puhliihe* a   picture of   the   agent-  general for British Columbia.      Mr.   Turner,  in the  interview, deals with a great many subject* of   vital  interent to this Province, and doubiless ihe information he gave the interviewer will result   in *r?at advantage to   British   Columbia   aw   a   whole.     Commenting on the interview, Commerce has the following:     u The announcement, made  some  time  ago,  that the Province of   British  Columbia intended   to  establish an Agent-Generalship in London, and that  the Hon. J. II.  Turner,   at  one  time   Premier and  finance Minister of tho Colony, had been appointed  to the office io perhaps  the   beet evidence we could  have of the steady pjrofjreeo of Britioh Columbia,and  of the determination of ita inhabitants not to   nlkn?  it to otancl otill.     From &  " Commercial   Converun-  Wm" with the not? Agonfc-General, tvtiich appears in  >noioer  opportunity of learning: something about the Jr *  agricultural, consmereial, and social nroirw ^f  i.- *k��� D.^-:-^ fi.;--^_^* :^: '.      _.��,roIr^ raid  the Province, la- races:! years.    They *ji  too, useful information about Ihe country itaejf'  its splendid cltcnat^ whilst those ^fao d^iremo $ j  tailed information than'Could, be incorporated in t5  course of such mu interview will only have to %^\Ji  at ihe office of the  Ageot*Gener ' *     "     "  country omr�� to mimm, to agriculture  with a mty email asmmnt of ..capital, m wellaa &  young pn>feeeioQal'-meD..and;.'to-wpineo wJbosrtpr^  pared   to   uke.ttp   domestic'.^eerte,' is well worth  ** striking oiP' in m'-new.���..coii.ntf wJ*  ave my idea c|  i<��WWPiirt^W'i����^:^iai|lWl^W��WLMi����iiiitii*u*��  A bound rm��td of  Princess of Wales ii  visited.  the-: .Visit\of the  prjnC�� awj;  to S^;--presented to tmh mknf  Turn ci.tizeop of Kelson will h&  notinceoisnt that our  VV. A ��� J  city-  �� ^  it with delight the ss-  ghly-eiteeaied ��\tiu%  -to  return io this  ��'*BW=��H*.Wt^ii(4*.^Wftrft  Tnu Ottawa..CiftjE^n  thtis."'cominsnts oa m is-  cident which took   place' recently at a banqaei h  Toronto;   u The'incident '.at the Canadtau Mm*  factt-rerw* dinner in   Toronto on Thursday evening  will create a painful sensation throughout thecoun-  try. If it had occurred at a political meeting or under  circumstances more calculated to arouse jMaiouor  predjudice  we do not  believe the effect would hm  bet?n so  marked, but the &rm impresniou of the io-  cident w that the feeling in Quebec toward* thetri-  coior mtiHt   be stronger and more intolerant of enu*  eiwm   or even discussion  tha��6 is generally aupjH>*ed  among English-speaking Canadians.   This' i**aoan*  geruus impression to get abroad*      Mr, .R*jM��^ waa  delivering  an address on Imperialism in waich M  u dertot'k to ^ive siwiie advico to our b%^nctk^u^  lan ftollnw-iiuhjtfcts uii   the loo free u��e of \Uer<w  fl^g.       This advice or *ugg*slloii was voiced u\ w  perate,   even  kindly,   language  .and cont diiffd ����,lu'  ing to amtifs   resentment,  tine   *t��ould   ihink, ^Pb*  cially    among   a     gathering     o(    *l'iid    l>*J��*m��-  men.     Yet the remarks brought forth uu inti��M��alU  interruption from   Hon. Mr. Holland, a  well kmmu  arid representative  business man of tbe neij$h��l,r,n��  povince, and io marts hw resentment of Mf�� n"  Wf ll-ititended  speech he left the hull.      Can>*��i"iUt,j  like all British peoples, are very tolerant. \6  sympathiise  with   ihe   nenlinient which  caiiesHi  S otchman, the German or the Krunchinan to ex����^  hie? former country "a flag on oociieioii and revive  orieH of the old land.    Ho is not much of s ����ttn **  i *   i * ivi for '*  dooH not cherioh a v/arin oorner in nu) near* ^  tho land and the flag; of hie; jfathor"9 tMid >��,,ofc,nc^  sistent ivithfjtaunch  loyalty to hin udop^wl coiiw-jy'  . �� *    &       Hi^fe ti��u  if he   wa��   previouoly   a foreign  ouoj<'<5����        '.-���*  mere   ijentimontal    ro/iard   for  a   ua^ wj  ohJ rccollcotiono and tho mtUing ?oirwwir�� <�� - w ,��_w ,,  X ^^ ^ ^^ l^M^^*"^-*^-***  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  *    in the spirit of  rallying a  class or  nationality  Tound it to tbe  depreciation of that  unquestioning  "nd complete loyalty with   which  every  subject of  Vat Britain must regard hiscountry's flag are very  Afferent matters indeed.    To a thoroughly loyal sub*  *-icta suggestion, couched in friendly terms, that the  - "lieplay of a certain foreign flag should not be carried  o extremes   lest the   motive  be misunderstood,  one  ���-r^ould think no offence would be taken.    Making all  'Yjue allowance for a certain irritation on the subject  h. .Jf inierferenee, we do not   think Hon.   Mr.   Rolland  ''*'', -W justified in his action, nor was he wise in resent-  '- /-iiiK well-meant criticism so brusquely.    His conduct  7as calculated to convince Canadians generally that  'Mr. Robins' remarks were timely and necessary.    It  $ not good for the peace of this country thai such a  Jonviciion   should   take   root and  grow, and   if our  :/ French Canadian fellow-subjects are well advised  ^jhey will endeavor rather to allay than to encourage  ~-'-ami increase that impression. The moment regard  &J8or the tricolor overcomes regard for the confidence  stf^md g<H��d opinion of their English-speaking fellow-  ?ljsfiubjectrt iu Canada, that way.lies trouble..''������  _1      1JI  %JS 1�� i>kal seriously with the vagaries of the Tribune,'  jgS^ould ne admitting that the editor of that piper is  fj^ljfriill a responsible being and not suspected as on��  **��jrom whone loftv dome of thought reason has long  ItM*1111^ ^'"n alienated. His peculiar form of delusion  Sh^S��*0!le ��ften observed -in those suffering from his  |"^inal:i(ly he believes he is the people���and sad to  j^^KTelaie he   in  becoming   more   violent   with the   in-  ���^tidious progress  of   his   disease.     In  the   words   of  is.V-Jp        . .  ri^l olunius, M that he is   mad,   'tis true;    'tis pity, and  M^pity  'lis 'tis true."  -I'-  ���   i.K  f.;3 ll!1 l^'rt Steele Prospector has issued a holiday  ���vr^iiumhrr that is not oul\ a credit to its publishers  mm  ul l,) tn* town in which it is  published as well.  mm    s,'^k one has predicted that Fernie will be a town  it      *  *  v^ttf ��f 1 "'���,,()0 in live yeare, and tbe claim does not appear  ^| to I.r hm extravagant one in view ofthe wonderful  ��)>n^r(,.,s   nnule    by that place   during the last   two  ���n ������. ���- -��>$  5^| !<>: ,n<,,s have taken a rest for a week at the coast,  *��?$ 1mU lln'   new ymr   promises to  be one of   unusual  ^st.'tivity in political circles.  r M    . ��'i -,'  ���������*' ���" *-���'������������  ���"'..j     ' "i in: ban been a   split in  the   Liberal party    at  f^'j ���an;mim> the labor men refusing to affiliate with the  ''CKI ('nl machine.  1    mi  j     '^nny Maiiku, the American jockey, who ha-just  " 5 r,,,ll''iMMl from the ICnglish turf, is  said   to have   en-  ^'a|',,��l t<> ride the racehorse of King   Edward VII.  of  ,n'' M,|d, next year.     Maher is the first Yankee boy  : u h'' bas enjoyed that privilege,    lie will get $25,000  , ,n    kindling   the   King's   horuco,   and   if . nothing  happens to him with two or three other engagements  which he has for a year, will net him over $55,000  more money than the President of the United States  ��� '' .. -;. -������',* *kJ'     -   ;. . "������',-���' .'������������'  recesves or that is earned by any other jockey who  has ever thrown a leg over a horse.  The Vancouver World believes there is hope for  the Premier if he can but retain office until after th��  coronation. The Provincial Premiers are to be invited to see the King crowned. They can hardly  come back with anything less in their pocket than  K. C. M. G.  The Victoria Times issued a Christmas number of  unusual merit, from an artistic and literary point of  view.  The white-winged dove of peace ho longer hovers  over the councils of the Liberals. Every district  organization gets in its protest against the provincial  executive, and the trouble has only started.  Smith Curtis declares   that an   attempt is  being  made to pack the Liberal convention at   Vancouver  in favor of the coast cities   to  the  disadvantage of  the Kootenays.  Ik instead of encouraging John Houston with  their applause when he is guilty of those flagrant  lapses from journalistic decency, his friends would  gently but determinedly escort him to a sewer and  there indulge in a heart to heart talk with him on  the error of his ways they would be conferring a  great favor en the man himself and also on this already sorely-tried community.  Thk financial papers, which are supposed to be  authority on everything under the sun, frankly confess that they cannot account for the drop in the  price of copper.  To thk Victoria Times it seems that all "news"  originating in Vancouver must be regarded with  suspicion unless accompanied with an attestation of  its truthfulness. It is such an enterprising place  that mere facts are too tame for publication.  Thbrk seems to be a lack of harmony among^the  Toronto piano-makers, so much so that they are now  on strike.  ��, -  Thb eighth New Zealand contingent is leaving for  South Afidca. The little colony has half a million  white population, bntsent more men to the war than  did Canada. >  < M.Ji.IMmMH-Oh^'**'1 �����"��*���'��'  Wkdnksday being New Year's, Thk   Economist is  issued one day earlier this week.  dm  , %l 3 >M~  ���ft &%  ���T's its lis  ���A* k Hj-gf^   .  IrlB  mm  \mm Sr*  ^ -<*  hi  -V  ai  ->~*  '.^1  H.H-inn*"!*'''"'���'���'J,.  .,V'Kl> ���������'���.:*tl  INCLUDED in the list of distinguished visitors to  Nelson during the holidays, was Mr. Edward  Farrer, Canada's most eminent journalist. Mr.  Faxrer contributes articles to publications in England, Canada and the United State?, and his visit to  British C dumbia is to make himself better acquaint-  ed with our resources. While in Nelson he made a  collection of minerals, taken from our mines, which  he forwarded to Mr. George Ham for.safekeeping tin-  till his return to Montreal.  Manager Annableis making an effort to secure the  appearance he��*e at an early date of Frederick Ward  and his great company. If satisfactory arrangements can be made, the engagement will take place  the last week in February.. ,  The Colonist denies the rumor that F. Carter-Cotton was to become the editor of that paper. The rumor, like all fake stories from the ooasi, had its origin  at Vancouver.  Rossland amateurs will produce "Confusion" at the  Nelson 0pera House, nex t- F riday even i ng. The per-  forma nee was recently given at Rossland and was  well received.  If there is any secret which Uncle Sam jealously  guards it is the process of manufacturing the fibre  paper upon which his money notes are printed,  writes John Elfreth Watkins, Jr., in ihe January  La d ie-s' Ho me Jou ma I. II e } > a y s a M ass a c h u * e f t *  firm forty-three cents a pound for it, and this firm  does its work under tbe surveillance of a Government agent. Tlie paper i\�� manufactured of the finest  rags, cleaned, boiled and mashed into pulp. As it  is rolled into thin sheets silk threads are introduced  into it by a secret process. These are the distinguishing marks making imitation of the paper well-nigh  impossible The      sheets    Ot      paper,    .already  counted twice and placed in uniform packages at  the paper mill, are stored in the Treasury vault and  issued tothe Bureau of Kngraving and Printing as  wanted. Before braving the Treasury I hey are  counted three times more, and the receiving official at  for the bureau must receipt them, Then the bundles  are unwrapped and tbe sheet- are counted twcnirv-  eight times by a corps of women. This is to insure  that each printer gets tlie recorder! number���no none  no less. If one sheet of this precious paper be lost  the entire force of men and women having access io  the room where the misplacement has occurred are  kept in, like so many school-children, to find if.  Each sheet is issued from the vault for tlie printing  of a definite amount of money upon it.      If tbe   lost  sheet wm��   intended   to ..^iliittately ^repreicmt  thoaaaod'-dollars'worth 'dfnotes -:;Ihe grottr*   f  ployees io whom the responsibility ofr'iV'tofcnl-:';^l  merit has -beefn traced tntift irnake goe<| th'st'aS'  if the; cannot locale'It  within'a teasonaWeT^  The most expensive loss jrh'i&li has thus occurred  of a blank sheet for the   printing of  ^Vty'doll  upon its fac^.  id  John R. Hooper, who ia in Kingston pehitentiar?  doing a fifteen-year -term cm the charge "bf i��tirder-1  ing his wife, has sent Chriatrnas cards Ica^o^l  of his acquaintances In Ottawa.   The d^ip'onihel  envelope is patriotic in. He ;Characte>v-and oniier-i  neath it is written the words,' ''Soldiersof ih% King:  When*'* the coward- thai would :noi;dare-t^^ht f^  nucha King?*1 Thee* evidently-.tefer;;-to:'flDdper'i'  desire to *erv��* in Sduih-'Africavin' ihrivMtrof big  being released, Tbe curds���':-b<ir��i'^'; tfe*-;Jiiiferiptioii^  " A merry Chriettttae* from Join* II. ;H0dpfrJ-'eare'cf  Kingston,.penitentiary***  i*n ii wmidi mint <n hi \mnt��vm\��  The photograph cnti^ of������; the- eighiiel-;!!- being  equalled by the mulotc0p0m.1i.fita of t#day ;;lii;v::Eiig-  land, and English aociety delights,:in>j^Mii|'itielf  nw the biograph paw: it*' ' 'Ai--.mt ^hiWlton- in-  Birmingham the other day ,Mr$,. CbambMtiB-eame  across a reproduction of hm-:dbosbssnd making hk  speech at Blenheim. " It ia wonderful, Joe/1 ihe exclaimed to hiT husband. *' Why, I am just closing  my parasol!" Mr. Chamberlain was curious enough  to place his eye at the spy-hole and regarded critically  his own gestures on that famous occasion. Hemust  have been satisfied with hitiiseif, for he has ordered  duplicates for the entertainment of his own guest?.  i>��.. WMWIK tMnl t MttWi^hklHCM'*  iat��omebtt��n��*  rates n* heing too  prcditable to   the insurance companiep.      .Biisin*1  men   mtint have  insurance.       The compnny **bi\  the rihks will not carry on business at �� Ions.   The  are two propositions  which have to be fac����,  rpjestion   therefore should  be:  Mow cun the bu��in��  be made more   profitable to the. companies, ho d*1  insurance rates can be reduced.     VVe believe bUBiJif**.  men   could  give more  attention to the matter m  (his point of view, to  their own advantage.       y  arc hcveral ways in which busineaa mencanaHHiH  making tbe (ire   insurance husinesB more pn��nu��  First, there iw the ijueHtion of guarding again* i '    ^  in many ofthe country townn menaccH to th�� mi  ��� 11 wfl  of property are allowed  to ciuat.        BtiHineHrt       ^  should see that everything about their own proraMj'  is made as Hiife ��h possible.   While doing thin i��<*    ^  ually   they could collectively take action   to rem�� ���f-*-,,>   "*~   r   " ^A-    \     -  " -\ .yJk*-^^^^^^''^**'**^  THb NELSON ECONOMIST  ,n   features from the streets and yards of their  jwn. _  f      Th;�� i-  how a " corn-cobM   is made, according   to  : XewVork6**tii: The manufacturer gets the largest  ^e can all fussy.    Tbe worker grabs a handful  \ - J^ter'of paris- soft iocreunme-, rubs itinto the  ''   'juffofthe  cob, until all is   hidden in   a thick over-  1 - j        <nu.n it is allowed to dry and harden.    Later  rShored out.      All the original cob is bored  away  r%vin>   onlv    the  piaster of   pnris    shell,   thickly  iniieiited with  the corn-cob   fluff."   This gives the  iuiotiH outride appearance.       No cob large   enough  \ '   un he procured to make pipes of to any extent.   Here  ��� -   Ld there one was used by  the old time farmer who  .Evented its   use as a pipe, but the modern   corn-cob  "    v the last thirty years was the product of the late G.  "':-MI. Tibbe who made a fortune by  patenting the: pro--  -���   * e>^.     The modern corncob is therefore an  artificial  clay pipe.  ^���i Sarah Barnhardt is reported to have a'aid: "Since I  ^Chppeared in ' Hamlet' and l L/Atgion' the playwrights  il^-iul me nothing but meuVplaya.' .. 1 will not appear  ����.*in trousers again. I can't find a suitable play to pro-  k.if'o>ce. Probably I will appear in Marion Crawford's  ll^Francesea Da Rimini,' I am hot overp'eased with  ^;he piece, hut I like it better than D'Annuuzio's play  ;��,?.,[ ihe same title, wnichidaooutto.be produced in  ���*./.& Koine.  wA  .if - *  ���������7-     1  )>:-'  ;-. '.hi  rt��!1.   ft  "^' Mi  I  The residence of Mrs. Nelson, Josephine street, was  die aa-ne of a happy wedding last Thursday evening,  when I. (.;. Nelson, manager of the McArthur Furniture mniiiimv, was married to Miss Addie Grace  Haun.nn.of Minneapolis, Miss Rna Clark assisted the  hriih, while the groom was supported by L, Lirson.  Tin - I'cremouy was performed by Rev. J. B. Morgan.  Tiie many friendsof the young c uple wish them a  happy and prosperous journey through life.  ..;. ..   j  . v.- .-'.i'}  rjm  4  . .��� "11  i     -r     ~m  \i  Jo' "11  ii��i Irvine vV ta>. will offer tbe balance of their  Ml ami winter stock at bargain prices to clear be-  f"     .-lock    taking.     Sale     commences    Monday,  Titulary ('.th, l��,M)��2.  1 'ode? -tbe direction of Herr Steiner the oratorio  sial��;;i Master, with -10 voices, will be produced at tho  XeUmi opt.��� House, the last week in January.  l1, '1 Steiner is preparing a high class vaudovillQ  '"'���hTiaininent to he given on the evenings of January  ,()tl) :md 1 1th in  theopera bouse.  \��  ���"^���pliei, (leurge Ward and Miss Jennie Batchelor  Wt " "nirrieil on ChristmaH night at the Methodist  l,:,,-J,��n'ige by Kev. J. H. White. Edith Blaney  " hi' ;lH bridesmaid and tho groom was supported by  All! in Stevi ns. The bride wan given away by her  ,;,,lh '��� Williuni Batchelor of this city.  I have received from   The  Copp-Ciark  Co.,  Limited, Toronto, two books recently issued   by Macmil-  Ian & Co., London.    One is from the pen of  Evelyn  Sharp, entitled "The'Youngest Girl in the  School,"  and is a cleverly written story of schoolgirl life.   The  story opens in a London schoolroom, where Barbara,  the little heroine, and her five   brothers   have   gathered for a consultation regarding a  change which is  about to take place in their lives.    The children are  motherless, and the father, a kind, easy-going   man,  given to writing learned books, has  allowed them to  grow up about as they pleased.    His latest work had  not   been   very   well received   in   England, but  in  America it had created quite asensatign, and the result was an   invitation  to conduct a   lecturing tour  through the States, which would take him from home  for som�� six months.   He had sent for his sister, Mrs.  Crofton, a wealthy and  eccentric old lady, to   help  him to decide what to do  with the children   during  his absence, and in  his absent-minded way had forgotten to mention anything about her coming  until  the day she was to arrive.     The children had never  seen this aunt,   and it was  this that had caused  so  much excitement in the schoolroom.      The children  were all   to go to Crofts, the  home of Mrs. Crofton,  and it was decided that  Brabara from   there should  go to a boarding  school,   situated but a   few   miles  from her aunt's home, and the story of her first term  is -most interestingly  told.       There is a pretty love  story, between the  adopted daughter of Mrs. Crofton  and a young doctor, woven in.    This is a story of interest alike for old and young, and has a  number of  tine illustrations.       The other book is entitled ' St.  Nazarius," written by A.  C. Farquharson.    It is the  storv  of two cousins,   Humphrey and Mirvan,  who  have been brought up as  brothers and educated in a  Monastery. The     two     were    as    different    as  possible    in     looks    and     disposition,    but      between   them    was    a    strong   bond   of  love.    The  rather     uneventful     years     at     the      Monastery  came to an end and the two were to leave it together  to attend a University.    Humphrey's vocation   was  for the priesthood ; Mirvan was  a  child of   Nature,  and was sorry to leave his home near the forest.   He  cared nothing for ���he world, and for   no companionship but that of Humphrey.    He   was  a   wonderful  musician and would pour out heart and soul in mu-  mc.    Both eventually love the same woman, but it is  Mirvan who marries her.    The story is well told and  intensely interesting.       Both of these books  are on  sale by The Canada Drug and Book Company, Limited, Nelson.  P. G.  C. P. R�� Tourist Sleeping Car Service  Ftfective Jan   1st, the Canadian   Pacific   Ry  will  operate tourist sleeping cars  on following schedule :  irmboutul leave   Ko >Uuuiy   Landing every   b riday  r*'m   Piul  Toronto, Montreal,   Boston,   etc.,  leave  ^mioro Junction Monday   and   Thursday   for  St.  >V,.il  Toronto and intermediate points.    Westbound  ' ve Revelstoko Sunday, Wednesday and l< riday for  V   nooiiver, Seattle, etc.    Full particulars  can be ob  tained from all local agents.  J. S. C.WtTUR,  I). P. A., NoIhoh.  mm  Hfe#  ' 11^* ��(('..i.-!.*w,1,.���^  i^^:^0r/--'/m  \1 , f* \i  ^  li  a*  p*i r  ;A*&**>3fft*. w- ^-*.. ���,vtfH rfcJJ  "4-  I  C  r  ��  i  P  p'i,  ptf'JiJ j*  UHhh* P  fjdto-jl  l^fij  It*/?*��#**  _ 1  ���a it        If  -j)  o'fF^lf  ftilf?  H>J%5  ml"*  Will  i* I'ljl!  HI   ��W  If 3        J-B      *<  11  H^  II of  A    <���*  -Mm  t  Ml  1 A f  I!  *    i r i  i o'|  n  >���**'  l4*u*  HpHERE are f*w who have not heard or reid of  J- the great French revolution when cruel men  ;*eiged on the government of France* when  human life was of no account aod when, as.- if *^e &r-  ied with its wickedness, God seemed to have hid his  face from the sinful land.  No one may count up the tears that were shed, the  moans that were made, the hearts that were broken  in those dreadful times, but here and there out of the  great ma*s of h mian misery history has preserved a  record of the trials and sufferings of some hapless  ones, reading which we shudder ami thank God that  we live in happier days.  S��>me few years af\��r the rei%n of terror���as thi$  outburst of sin and madness wa-? well nnmed���a man  0 middle age entered a small inn in German? and  called for refreshments. His manners were timid and  shrinking, and h -looked as if he might have just re*  covered from some terrible illness���he was so strangely, ghastly } a e.  The landlord supplied his wants, and, half curious,  half in kindne-s, he made some remark as to the  stranger's appearance, coupling it with the question  " Do you want aught etee for your comfort? *  4iNay, no hi ��g/ *-aid t ie pale man hastily. "i  have food and light and air. What could I want  more?'*1    And he sighed deeply.  " My friend," paid the landloid, seating himself,  " you speak as if you had known the want of these  things.  Have I guessed ar;gnt?>s  His guest looked up.  11 Would you hear my tale?" heaek'd. "For  year.- I have kept sd'e .ce, but to-day it .^eeuis as if it  would lighten my heart to speak. Listen and believe-  it if you can. Less than seven years ago I wa�� a  gay, lighthearted youth iu this our fatherland.  Having n* near relatione, I war* led to vi-ii some  distant ones who had lived for many years in a email  town in France.  "My uncle, as I called him out of friendliness, was  a kind, go d fellow, well known and respected in the  place wheie be carried on the craft of "atchmaker,  an i he p op ned titt f -houd bjcnne iiin appre itice  a *i partner. I lined tne little town, I like.I my  Uncle, I liked my aunt, hikI 1 soon gave my i onsent.  Tuev had no children ���I thank G��<i for that now���  but my aunt's kindly f-oui could not be c ��n ent with-  O n young people around tier , so nhe kept two hou^e  m i id en r, <:hildr��-n <d.-ome poor neigh borr. Trim and  nea i bey locked, 'oo, wearing the rortume of that  ptrr.. of Ge many from whence my aunt came, a  pret v tincy ����i ner own 1 r-eeujeo quaint enough in  a strange  laud.  ' It wan a happy household. No wonder 1 naid I  W8-  .bol  to   belong  !o It.        But, fthiH, it    Wai- himiIi to  be -wojit awav bv lornhb- ;,ffl ciionf F'or heme time  Wr> hud hetrd of truige ><,,u ��b-H uoirrg on in Paris  and me larn��- towns, hut our Jmie j.Jaee vviih still  q net. One morning, however, we woke to find everything in c ��nfn i >/i. Our mayor had been ordered to  resign, ami his place wa* to be filled by Home one  f-eni horn Paris.  "SrilJ, we never dreamed of what fearful minery  tliH waB the forerunner. We bad no time to dream  ei her, the blow fell ho Mnidonly. There had been a  fltir going on in \U>> market, pl.-iee for th<5 two davn  following the arrival nf me new official, but rny  undo ami \ were bu*c over a dincovery which he had  made in our trade* and we were lean than UHiial in  tbe streeth.  ���'At /joofj on the third day,   however, he wont out  8troll to  at  meal 11  > real hia eye�� and look about him f t  few momenta.    My aunt and her maidens,agdm*  arranged the middaj meal, and'we were all read  sit down,  only my uncle tubus! ng.     He.was mu  so punctual that we wondered and watted, and *  we dined without him.       At the close of the mMi  stepped out to look for him��  *l had   not got .a dozen  yards  wheis I met: our  baker'd wife, her eyea staring out.of. her head  '* *Go backP'ahe mid. 'Go'back-!' Ii is too late.  The monster, the wretch I "He'hiss executed the boo*  est man, without even the farce of a trial on these-  curbed guillotine jondert**. .  "I wa�� petrified with horror. Could eb'e-hespeak*  ing of my uncle,"so respected, so quiet.as he sasf  It was too true. The wretch'ih':.office had lost oo  time, but had begun his work; of bloodshed-atoac��  ami my uncle was the firm victim, hit* only crimeb^  ing that he was of foreign: birth and had sheltered  uud*r his roof noma months nince a poor Jieiss. 1  retraced rny steps to .the bouse* My auni'*isnxiom  face mat my troubled gate* She had began toguspau  evil. The two girls .waited fearfully in the back-,  ground. I tried to speak, but-turned away and burst  into tears* I was young then, Master Laodlordraad  had tears to shed. My aunt passed me by and milled into the street straight to the marketplace.:.!  could not follow. What-.happened there eaa told  later.  44 Wild With agony at her husband's fa46, my gentle  loving mint had burst into a fl<joJ of reproach of b��  murder. In tho.^adays. .lOis was crime saounh  for the heaviest puumhrnetH^ and before evening she  had fared the name f*u�� as my uncle.  *Tne reign of terror had indeed, be un with u^.  The girl?* had fled, t��jrnh*d at the fate which had be  fallen their protectors, and i was meditating in a  halt stupefied way tne satin*. (ueasure wiien a knock  came at tne door, and, two meti^ who had often eaten  and drunk *u my uncle's table, came in and wade  me prisoner, c uitiscHiiug all tne pu^tf^iona of,the.  la'uily to tlie rotate.  Mfn iho-e days a man's f��������. were often they ofhw  own house IiomI. 1 offered nu tr*lsiar ce. Ths^hock  of the day ti**d completely uiiiii��iiined-,^tn**. 1 ,l1*"*  certain that 1, too, /-hould dm t.i a nt^u. Jhil ��iw  time was not yet Come.  In consequence ol the ial^^ess ol the nour I w*0  taneii to ihe xavii pr��soil, a di^ui'*!  ouihlnc^, ^'li'Cn 1  had never known to iiaiiccup ed     Tuere I *"*** L(,ri1'  into a deep dungeon   ami b ft   in total  dirki��*^i  morning,   when I doubled no. 1 slmmd he.roieinc^  to ihe same cruel fate as tu\  relative hafl h^,f    ��"  morning came, as 1 had guessed   by th��   noinid wii i  out, and still un summons.     Worn out wiihni^  hiki waiting, 1 fell asleep.       When I aw��>itet  ihi��K^  and thirst iippressed me      Happily 1 had rh^al*1"  bread and meat and a small buttle off win'' n�� ,M,t^j  the pockets of   my coat preparatory   io my ,n'wm '  iliKbt.    Of this 1 now ate and drank.     N;���/'���� ^J  nijLfh uie, and yet I could hear sounds as ii ^^^j,,  >riHonerH were beint? led out of the neighi����>niitf cij  1  niy  doubt less to death, for they wept and plendsd vni  as it neerned to me. .      tjj6  44 lint the third day a ftnmt HtillmMrf r,,|;^"Vf.rfl  priHon. f could not undorstand it. My hoiihsh .  enfeebled for  want of   food, fur   my nmall Htoi'K    _  th t<>  long been exhauiUad, and 1 al'moht lacked Htrm1^ fc|y  wonder   why I wan left to live mo long.       ' '^^LiCii  aroM) an awful terror lent this should bo in.V tm\^ny  to perish midornbly for want of food i�� "Ul)  ,.'A g^^^^^^te^^^^^^^^^^^  w^,��i*6UiKW*a��w����i  THE NELSON ECONOMIST  /' ��� Spl��tfe  .    eon       Death on the scaffold  seemed light  by  1UI1narHon        1 clamored at my prison  door.  Set! as ioud as 1 could, all to no.purpose.  ! j    \ into an agony cf tears. My fat�� was too dread-  J J t* ,)a;ir<       With the soft nature of my  youth I  fitied and   bemoaned   myself  sorely.       Ail at.once  '    \, /..one into mv   mind that I had   once learned  ;     B ajI0 an a test  in tbe school, 4*ear thou not, for  i am with thee; be not dismayed, for I arn thy God.  ,    ���' They came like a ray of light into  my prison  ami i clung to the promise as if it had that moment  been made to me by a pitying God.     I felt soothed  and hopeful, and in this condition; I sank back in a  doze or swoon. .  .  " How time passed I could not tell; day and night  were alike iu my cell.    I wok��   up to find light and  warmth and   kindly faces about me.      Slowly I regained   consciousness  enough to  understand   what  ��� they told me.    I had lain five day?* forgotten.     The  ��iillne��*a I had noted on the third day wm accounted  , f��r by the fact that the news-had just reached our town  of the death of one of  tl:e greatest leaders of the rev-  oluiiun and the consequent decline of the narty.    In  -   *  iVar of hi? life our terrorist mayor had  fled, and the  "��� * J old mayor resuming   power, had   ordered the prison  -������v ;door�� to be set open.    1 in ray aolitary-cell had been  -'   "? forgo ten, and but that some one had been sent to ex-  '" t * amine all the cells and col!ecl the fetters used therein  ~>\ ;t [ might hive perished moat miserably.    As it was, I  ^ was earned   out perfectly  senseless and brought to  *fx ^ *iln -^rne difliculiy.  V'-*   "* am 8afe now��as y��u g*e�� comrailes�� *n .m.yown  5*^2 country, but the anguish of th me. few days will never  ���": be forgotten. i bear ab >ut with me in my face the  kVJ remembrance of it. Daily I thank God for light and  :s~%*i air and food, and yet these good gifts'of his fail to  l;4'!' make my heart rejoice. Still those dreadful days in  *"���' i the dungeon have given me a firm reliance on his  '���^X mercy, and I hn >w'th*t 1-hill one d iy be joyful  SB again in  the city of   wh ch th-4-|tate�� are never shut  Wi and where there i* no darkness.0  3mty��  m    A young'theological, student who supplied...the  pulpit in a Vermont village one summer, had a  habit of emphasizing pronouns which his instructor  in elocution had endeavored in vain to correct: The  involuntary smiles of'. his rural congregation one  Sunday, however, worked the change for which his  friends and professors had-longed... He was reading the thirteenth chapter of_First King*?, and on  coming to the twenty-seventh verse,he said distinctly:  " And he spake to his sons, saying, Saddle ME the  ass.     And they saddled HIM."  A good story is being told of an attache of the  Belgian Legation, who rather resented being sent to  Washington after a diplomatic experience in London,  and who superciliously announced, on arriving there,  that he would speak only French, as he did not  wish having learned his English in London^ to  corrupt it in America. At a recent reception: a  deep impression was made upon him by a very  lovely girl, and he at once asked to be presented.  To a friend who made known hi^ request, the young  woman reolied: 44 Quite impossible! I learned my  French in Paris, and I cannot corru  by   talking with a  Belgian."  w��  An  WgtiSm  Once, during a dry season  in  China,   the late  Li  Huim Chang called on Minister Conger, and spoke o��  die weather.    u Yea," ��iu<l Mr. Conner, " it seem* to  he dry everywhere.      It is dry in   America,   too.      I  r��Hil in one of our papers tbe other day that in many  pUv*< in the Went the oeMle w-r�� pravi K for   rain."  11 What!" Haid the   earl, u do   v����or   p��opie   pray   to  gffj  their (b,d for rain?"   " Oh, yes/1 said  the minister,  *'***  ll they .dten pray for rain." "   *' And does  their God  J��*"d a when they pray for h?" asked the earl.   "Yea,  ������'���mietiines their prayers   are   answered,   and   some-  'iniod they are not."   u All   the >ame   like Chinese  J1^, hey?" Haid the earl, with a grin and a  chuckle.  'iff  U1-. f|.   -*  SAj^aftiiffl  tt.Jf  ?��ilj. ''l'jl  .���(.���������a  Th  fl  ���,.-.i  bv ili  ��y me  ,ll( exception of a   young" Highlander   who was  on  Hcnuy over me when   wounded.     The   Highlander,  (''d. Sbiel, who fought m the Boer ranks and   wae  1,1 "de prisoner, was asked bow he bad   been   treated  <' British, and be replied, l# Fairly   well,   with  ?:?';�� <,H(,[l ,i,nn He passed   me,   spat upon rae9a and ,1  ;;h;;|J 'honstrated, saying that I   was   hie  superior  officer,  V'J ;uui !l��'tt I was wounded in the foot, that th��   night  ,: '] *hh bitterly cold, and that I had no   blanket.     Tho  j M|KJ.lander at first took   no  notice of  my   remarks,  ! >m continued to' march up and down.     At last   he  . Hl()v.-   ���    i   ���                              -                       " ���  writ  III!-  Al  Pf'd in fr(>nt of me, took off his great coat and  "PP��d me up, bound up my foot, placed something  ,T 'hy head, tmd continued his. 'sentry-go/  ,,il1' ten minutes later he stopped again in front of  a,,d said:   ' Lciolr   hero,   Colonel,  a've ptV<  'en ye  11,11 overcoat, an'a've wrapped ye up weel an* dune  hl,�� l>��st for ye, but, mind this, we're   iv>   freens V "  A correspondent, quite  by accident, fell  in   with  *.*r. Kipling on  a train.     He at once went over  to  the author and made a faithful attempt  to get from  him 'some readable opinions and information.  After  Mr. Kipling had answered   half a dozen of his ques--  tions with monosyiables, he  suddenly turned   upon  tbe   young man   and said decisively: ''It's  really  no use  for you to. try to  get  anything  out of   me.  You see, I've been a newspaper man myself.'    Now9  a reporter with a dozen years'  experience on  metropolitan  papers  has   not  much  patience with  curt  treatment, even from great men, so this reporter replied :   " Yes?   At Simla, I presume."'.' That closet)  the interview.  ^Jtmmim ��� n ���������������  Many anecdotes were told of Bishop Williams oi  Cbhnecticutv after his death, for the good bishop was  as well known for   his love   of fun   as for   earnest  piety.  At a meeting of the bishops a measure wae proposed and explained by its originator, but with such  incoherence that nobody understood it. A second  speaker epaayed to make tbe matter clear, but only  darkened it. When he had finished Bishop  Benjamin Smith of Kentucky tried to explain the  question and also the explanations. Feeling that  he had failed, he said:  ** Bishop Williams emilea.      What has he to say  about it?"  " Only this," said the old bishop, *4 that the mes^  of Benjamin was found to be greater than the mess  of any of his brethren.  *��� The humor of Dr. Williams," says a friend, "wae  always present and ready like the fiksh of sunlight.  It had one peculiarity, it never  scorched nor  left  a  scar behind."  At an assemblage of noted men, a lawyer who  conducts the legal business of a great railway  system tried to 4< guy the parson" by malicious1  quizzing. At last he said "��� Why don't you get  these railway managers to give you a pass over their  roads, bishop? You can pay for it by giving then*  entrance tickets intoj}heaven."  *��� Oh, no!" gently replied tho bishop, 461 would  not pari them bo far from their counsel in   the other  world."     , ,\.  The laugh was'genera!, and the lawyer  concluded  to 4l let the paroon alone."  r mm  Ill  1  ���  "l**W'*1IHr'l!lW"-i���i..����.��M��M.m!.ii.l.�����..,.  ,!r,.,-r  '<C/M-: '"���/:-/f':-~:\^:  AfmAA  '.-A'.'-- )��� :---:A\l'."-; hi  >r:-S,E.TJBJ:iift:.-J-*5-^.i-J-tl^      ^-4,^,   ^  _____   T -CT_   _j^  If  1      ^     -  5   <  ��   - 1  i -  i  I'll  I rr * i  I  V��M   ��  e. ,1     ,:  I �� U ��  i'h- fi  �� * ^ J   j   ��     *  , ,"{ n  1  lid*- j?  IS  - * 'iTi   i��  I FKP  �� hht'dj  115 r.4*i_  Mi'tP-i*  Jlt-iNk  rjr.lt  HA- til  Unit AH  I  J * ���* * __  * I * _* * ^a  Knit  fU At  If**-"  '*  H  1 ��� ,  j$,  V>>  1  ,l  .����>  i.r.  *dr  1,A  \ (  s  I  ?>n  *   3  "i  ���i  ; '��  i   >  t }  F '  if!  I  11}  MIMG MOTES.  Something of the "'magnitude   of  the new smelting plant a^t Anaconda can be ?een   when   it is understood   that   to build   the   works   U  took   more than 10.000 carloads   ai  material.       Of this 1.000   carloads  were brick.    Over 25,0�� -0,000 feet of  lumber   were u-ed in  the buildings  and flume.     This flume deliversT>0,-  000 gallons of   water every minute.  Fifty thousand vards of   masonerv  were   construcied in   the work and  more  than 250,000  yards of  earth ;  were   excavated    for    foundations..  Ihe   site   t>ccupieti    contains    ot)0  acres,   seven   notes   of    which   are  covered   by the conct-ni rator build-,  ing alone.     There,ire 7.000 000 feet  of lumber u?ed in   the Inns at   the  reverberatory alone      Th^ capacity  of the works   are fully 5,000 tons of  ore in  each 24 h<mrs.  {Slocan   Drill, v  The Enterprise   concentrator. i>  running   regularly,   the   day   shift  alone working.  Ore from the Hewett, Four.Mile,  cem uje need m o v i 11 g \ res* 1 y. T ue�� I - a v,  :io that   now its  shipments    nil! be ���  large  A beautiful specimen of ore was  brought down fr����m the Ottawa or��  Friday. It was a network of native  silver.  The SI oca n is h a n d 1 i n g a I a rge  quantity of ore from the l>>suu.  The mine is keeping up a ste-idy  output of   100 tons a month.  Ore sacks w ere sent up to 1 he Xe?  pawa last week and are being hlied  from the paystreak recently encountered. A shifuneut in to be made at  an early date.  0re sh i \)inen ts :,��r tl'ie week show-  ed a further   increase,   to 120 tons.  From   the Fnterprine   20 tons wen t  out and the hi la nee came  from the  Aiding torn      Tne   bountiful fall   of  snow    has been   hailed with joy |>y  the teamsters and has made excellent sleighing.        Ah   a result ore   is  beginning     to   come   down   pi elty  lively, tlie Arlington   handling two  cars a day.        For the  \ear to dale  the   shipments,   from   the   division  total 023d tons.  THE NELSON  ECONOMIST  is a list of the shipments this year j|  to date:  Arlington   Enterprise  ..  Two Friend*   Black V: inct    Bondholder....,��� ,  t-hapieau   Speculator     Pixt'uix.   V. cv M   E-merald.i  .  Hampton  ,,,  Fourth of .July    ,  Exchange..".    .........  (>2:m  The bonil on the Tamarac group.  Springer creek, has been lifted and4  the tieeds turned over   to the com  pany and recorded. John F  Hidden^  the manager, came in from Spokane  on Friday and wound   up the business with she re*id��u*t t>weers;     The  payment made wa- 00 per ceiH,onej  payment   bavi.i-��g   previously   b�� en |.  made.        The full   h>nd   calltfd for  ���f 18,000,'so   thai the   payment   just;  made repres-entrd conMderjtble mon - -2  ey. The invr^er-of the prop*Tty were j-  Con    F:ebling,  (.le >rge    lI��udersou  |  ami  Nesl    (teuito^, while   ihe   par-  ' eha.-ers   are ku-nvn a.��* ihe .Tatiiarae  Mirdng A"    Development    Svml c:?at*��  'of Spok:i.*o*        One   *?na<j ,-hipmrut  ha> b�� en    made from  the   Tamarnt  ���by the   lomlnr-, tin*   reinros- being  1 72 oz of -jl v-r and  1 ? per < e a leoi  Four drift- hav��' been opened upon  the    ve j n  a n (i *���. i rl��    i- .-inauht;   ��� > r e,  In ere being eunugu i i  sight t �� m t-  than repay t he pu icha-t* pr Me.      .\| j  Hoiden  li ^,diHt ilir��vii i|n��   r.uunr.K  Oil Hprimj, when  a  force   of 20 ui��-*  will ne pti: on       lio- e mio'iiy wj|  il-o    build    half   a  mile   o1    uajou  rojol     !o   connect    I be     m  in*      wn:n  Spr��nger noil. 1 ��� >   the Of'ing of  �� he bond ou the T.i m irmnn. inrrr.i *  ���d     (eejiiiL'    ���  f    ('on ti'h-nre   ha-    leer  l*i   |��   rU'(\   i o  f b��* ea n   |i  KOOTENiy COFFEE CO.  W��S  Telephone i77<  ^  O. Box is*.."  BAKER    STREET.  WA00S'. BROS.  Vancouver artd Nelson  SAKER STREET, ^ELSO^, S. t  xcursion Bates  Sold by All Newsdealers  BWMSiJJizt  ..>���^���.   ���mmaasem  w��Bl^SES8r  ��  S3t  u    '  'fji  H  II  V^ilT-^"^1^'^' "��V  ,-��-w--^SiS^s��^:*::!| k Un&ti ail t>w?ypyi*y'  I m. L.   ^ AIM . "M ���* fai^'^*^i��M<^^[aiL,MM.Uii^-*-^ * *i jt 4  La.styear the ex port h from this di-  viHion amounted to 2817 tons, made  up from   10 properties.     F<dlowing  Fufrilshoo  IVJorUhly in  fill   Iovith tit  .'������oiij:  Copyright Cofviposltlona l��v (h** ninMf j����j��  ulnr .'tiiUi*.;-,, 64 Fa^ca of Piano Mualc,  hnlf Voenl, hulf liistnuni-fiMtl 31 Complete  Plccea for Plana- Oi!<��- a Mnntli fnr as  Centra. Yeiirly HiUcfrlpUon, {la.00. If V011  will M��'n��I un the naiiit) iu��<l ri'l<lr<-jtH r��f I'ivk  pfcrfornx'moti th^ eiiinodi*Ortraa, wo will lund  you u ^>i��y f)f tin* MufjHtflnt* Free,  Fare and  One-third   for  Round  I rip  For Christmas  Tickets on Sale  DEC. 23, 24 and 25  For New Years  DEC. 30. 3UAN��Y1  All TjckefH good to re'uni till .hill.  ! o\ |!H��2  Tourist Sleeping Cars  Crow's Nest Section  LEAVING KOOTENAY LANDING"  li i.-u��Av,    1 I'-MfSi. PmoI aiol nil l!.-^ IM1,,,,S  l''to i�� \ *�� \ vln S*n> I.Uhv  <��n'i.V    ! J'������rmiin, iMontrral, liu.aoH  I*'*��r t lair ImMi'm toul   <  ���� J>pl.V t*> litrnl lutimtM.  J. Vi.  PEPPSB,  i^ubllohiar,  KlQhtH a Locutitt fi'a., fhlladolptilo,  Pa.  11  1.. nnown, <'i��v i'iiwHiMiKci* Atf^tf.  ��:.Oll>,ri, K. .Ln��Yl|'  IMhi   .-h.s.AkI., AV.ViiHUvrr.  ,N��- lh����n. * .in"  th m  Hr   t f  1  ^fW^KfH'"'  !"sH 1 MM\Vi  * Is 'l ' /  t���        1"  /��   I      I  . i SM ** IP  4  v    '   AJM  jtW'nwA  J^Vui>n*L,r\,,    4,...v   * .        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