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THE WEEK
A Provincial Review and Magazine.
NEW  HOUSES  FOR   SALE 2
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every respect. Ka»v munthly instal- 1
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VICTORIA, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1905.
Price 5 Cents
The Passing Show.
ijThe Times'  Idea of a Holiday—Vancouver's Mistake—Kingdom versus Republic—From Old Kentucky.
To the student of current history it
Iwould appear tliat Russia does not want
Leace with honour to much as peace
|/ithout paying for it.
The Victoria Times is very unkind to
;e leading lights of its party. Here it
suggesting thut Mr. Mclnnes, new
Commissioner for the Yukon, could put
In his holidays representing the constituency of Alberni in the local House
lust imagine the unfortunate man, after
fevotiug the greater part of-tlie year to
frying to keep the Yukon officials out of
fhe penitentiary which yawns for them,
having to spend bis holidays listening to
Ilohn Oliver saying, "Mr. Speaker, Hi
liubmit that the H-ouourable tbe Pree-
Ineer should hexplain 'is battitude to this
lOuse!" Cruel, most cruel. Can it be
Ihat tliere is truth in the rumours of
liivil war in the Liberal camp, und tliat
Ike Times has a secret grudge against
Ivir. Mclnnes?
The Week is authorized to state tbat
[there is absolutely no foundation for the
■rumour tbat Mr. Joseph Martin is negotiating with King Oscar of Sweden for
Ithe vacant position on the Norwegian
throne. Joseph has been in the king
liusiness before, and knows that it Is
ljut Dead Sea fruit. He was king of
Ine Scandinavians in Manitoba in the
Idack and bitter pnst, when No. 1 Hard
Ivould only fetch thirty-five cents a
llus'iel, aud before his dethronement—
1ft, well, let us draw a veil. Suffice it
to say tbat both monarch and subjects
lere heartily sick of ench other.
"Civis," writing a few days ago to tlio
lfancouver World, raises a bitter howl
localise tbe C. P. It. has, to his enlightened mind, gone back on the Terminal
pity. He says, "In their folder entitled
(Homeward Bound,' which the C. P. It.
luts in the hands of all their trnns-Pn-
(ific passengers en route to this Coast,
/aucouver is given the icy stare with
vengeance. The travellers are strongly urged to break their journey at Victoria and stay several days, but for the
jaughty and disobedient Vancouver
[here is not a word. Stanley Park, English Bny, Capilano, salmon fishing uud
running, Howe Sound nnd North Ann:
■None of these are considered good
Enough to put into the folder. What nre
fjiir citizens nnd tbe Tourist Association
going to do about it?"
Poor "Civis!"   Poor Vancouver!   It's
Loo bad about you.   But, supposing tlie
lontention of "Civis" to be correct, and
■tliat the C. T. B. really has gone back
Ion Vancouver, would tbat be any great
■matter for wonder?    Let us look back
lover Vancouver's record.    For nearly n
■score of years    past    whenever    some
|wretcbed demagogue, some degraded excrescence on the body politic, some vote-
Isceking loafer, too lazy for honest work,
Relying on a glib tongue to inflame the
passions of the fnt-witted electorate, de-
Isired to climb out of tho gutter whicli
■was bis birthplace—why, all he had to
do was to -get out in the middle of the
|;treet and throw a brick nt tbe C. P. R.
Then nil Vancouver would hasten to ap-
Blaud him ns   a whole-souled    patriot,
■tending up for the rights of tho people
Jigninst "the tyranny of n bloated cor-
liorntion."    How grandly    the    phrase
lolls off the tongue, doesn't it?
Even in times of comparative peace,
the C. P. B. was constantly being attacked. To find a man iu the Terminal
City who would say a good word for
tue luckless corporation was rare indeed.
Yet, when anything was to be gained by
it, wiiether a subscription, or a free pass,
or a donation, how this mob of "free,"
"independent" citizens would crawl to
the company they were wont to abuse!
For serviie sycophancy alternating with
currish, snarling, whining and attempted
bullying, we know of nothing more sickening, nothing more typical of the baser
sort of mob, iu the history of Western
Cniuulian towns, than the attitude of
Vancouver towards the C. P. B. We
hold no brief for this or any other railway—we are not in the habit of holding
briefs for our servants—but we sny most
emphatically that, if the C. P. R. did
give Vancouver the go-by, no one, least
of all the Vancouyerites themselves,
would have any reason to wonder nt it.
city limits. If they were, it would not
be necessary for The Week to tell them
that this latest move on the part of the
C. P. B. is not abandonment, but expansion. It does not mean that the C. V.
It. bus no more use for Vancouver, but
it does mean that the C. P. K. requires
more than Vancouver. But for their
dense ignorance—typical of so many
Coast communities—of the province in
which tlioy live, it would not be necessary to make this explanation to Vancouver; but a study of the map, and of
certain commercial conditions and developments now forging rapidly to the front,
will make it plain to all but those so
ignorant and narrow that they must forever remain hewers of wood and drawers of water to their more intelligent fellow-citizens in the good days that are
coming to Britisli Columbia. There is
room on this coast for a greater Vaii-
couver—aye, and for half a score more
big towns as well. So cheer up, Terminal City, and dry your eyes. Nobody
is going to leave you alone in the dark
and cold, so you nedn't be afraid.
One is not much given, at the age of
nineteen, to reflection* or to careful deduction of instructive lessons froni current events. But, perhaps, when the
Sovereignty of a kingdom has fallen upon
The Beginning; of the End.
Little Rift-in Liberal  Lute Widens to a Chasm—Forecast of
Inevitable Disruption—Manson's Election Assured.
A EOBECAST.
Whatever dissensions may have existed in the local Liberal ranks prior to
the convention, at which Mr. Geo. Eiley
received t'he nomination, the dissidents
were certainly welded into harmony before the day of election, as witness, Geo.
Riley, M. P. But though Old and
Young Liberal Associations vied with
each other in their efforts to carry the
party t'o success on election day, they
certainly reserved to themselves the right
to criticize the actions of their memher-
elect, when they considered that such
actions were uot entirely in the interests
of this constituency, or at least, conducive to the welfare of the Liberal
party. It may be admitted' tbat this
-right' to criticize has been freely exercised, but even this, in the eyes of the
/?oS
POLITICAL JIU-JITSU.   (With apologies to London Punch).
" sunny ways " vs. provincial rights.
Second Movbmknt—The Chuck-Out.
It is quite easy, by a little adroit leverage, to remove
First Movement—Thb Friendly Approach.
Once you can persuade a man to take your hand and
let you slip your arm under his—[Pig. •]■
him from tbe premises.   [Fig. 2].
But "Civis" amd the citizens of Vancouver generally may set their minds at
rest. The Terminal City is a great city,
and she is going to be very much greater
in tbe course of the next few yenrs.
With her railways, her harbour, and the
big country bnck of ber, it cannot be
otherwise; nnd no one will be better
pleased to see it than the thinking people of Victoria, who know thc folly of
this senseless interurbnn jealousy. But,
with all her advantages, remains the sad
fact thnt, with a few notable and honourable exceptions, her citizens are ns
yet quite unable to see outside their own
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one ut an early age, the mind of youth
may mature more rapidly, and become
much iu advance of the years of the
body. If that be so, it would bo worth
while knowing what King Alfonso of
Spain thinks when be contrasts bis experiences in France and England. In
France, happy Republican France, "rule
of the people," "liberty, equality and fraternity," and all that sort of thing, don't
you know, the "sovereign people" throw
bombs at him, wound his body-guard,
and enper after his royal person with
butcher knives. In England, under an
"effete monarchy," "a bloated aristocracy," and all the rest of the street-
orator's clap-trap, his visit passes off en-
joyably, without a hitch, no one assaults
him or Mb royal host, and he finally departs from the headquarters of "monarchical tyranny" unscathed aud still all
in one piece. Strange what a difference
there is between a kingdom nnd n republic! It is calculated to make more
people than kings thoughtful,
[Continued on page 2.]
joint excutives, is no excuse for the
supercilious indignation with which their
criticisms have been received by the
gentleman they elected. As a consequence, t'he banner of open revolt against
the locally nominal heads of the party
at Ottawa has been raised, and the results will be more far-reaching than
might be expected from what on the surface looks like "a tempest in a t'ea-pot."
The joint executives of the Old and
Young Liberal Associations include some
of the ablest political organizers aud
.shrewdest practical politicians in the
West, and these gentlemen, to a man,
are determined to create a new order of
things. We foresee the result, and there
can bo but one—the abolition of party
lines iu provincial politics, the absolute
severance of the local government from
affiliation and subservience to the Ot-
tnwti machine, be it Liberal or Conservative; and the first indication of this
will bo i'he election of Mr. Manson In
Alberni, not because lie is a Conservative, but because he is not a Liberal.
PLAIN  WORDS FROM  TORONTO
If plain-speaking be his doligiu-
which it probably isn't, for what politician   ever    loved    it? Sir    Wilfrid
Laurier must enjoy the series of opcu
letcrs with which "Don" in the Toronto
Saturday Night has heen favoring him.
The final one of the series—each of
which is addressed, with ironic minuteness of detail, to the "Right Hon. Sir
Wilfrid Laurier, G.O.M.G., P.C., President of the   King's   Privy   Council in
Canada" appears in  Saturday Night
of the 3rd inst. The bitter earnestness
of the concluding paragraph, it's merciless summing-up of tho results of tbe
course adopted by Sir Wilfrid, and its
gloomy nnd emphatic prophesy of what
must be the outcome of these "sunny
ways," combine to make it well worth
reproduction, even as it is well worth
the perusal of every man in Canada:
"Iu conclusion, permit me to remind
you, sir, thnt the happy possibilties of
which I have spoken in other letters appear to me burled in the grave marked
by jour perfidy to public rights. Tlie
glorious vista of a Uuit'ed Canada—a
Canada united not by ballot force or
bullets—has faded from the eyes of tens
of thousands of the best citizens of this
Dominion, who now find at the limit of
their vision a rude stone cross marking
your unwept political grave instead of
the monument we had hoped to erect to
the glorious memory of the man who
united the two races and established the
one Liberty. Before the vice-regal signature on this Autonomy Bill shall huve
become dry tho bishc.s will be seeking
for your successor, kuowing well that
your usefulness, not only to tlie country,
but the church, is past. New political
combinations among your own people
are alreudy being thought of and your
future is uot beiug taken into consideration. You hnvo wrecked Liberalism.
In ^Canada to-day there is uo organized
Liberal party, no vestige remaining of
the principles for which they once
fought, and you, sir, at the dictation of
i'he Hierarchy, must stand in history ns
the assassin of this once noble party, this
glorious purpose. That one so attractive
in face and fancy, so brave in figure nnd
carriage; oue so chivitlric iu manner aud
moving of speech; that one with such nn
immense parliamentary majority behind
him, should make such un incredible, unpatriotic and fateful mistake ns you have
made, nud meet with such n fate us you
must meet, cannot but be an unending
sorrow and shame lo the people of Canada, as it is to
"Yours regretfully,
"Don."
THE CARE OF TREES.
Tho cartoon appearing in The Week
on the 3rd instant, nnd the accompanying comment with reference to the wL.de-
sale and unnecessary destruction of the
trees to which Victoria owes so much of
her attractiveness, hnve, we are glad to
note, had due effect in stirring up public
interest to an extent which will, it may
be trusted, result in the checking of much
wanton tree-felling throughout the city
before it is too late. The matter has
been actively taken up by I be Victoria
Property Owners' Association, whose
secretary, Mr. Thos. C. Sorby, has sent
the following communication, with its
accompanying extracts from the Ontario
Municipal Act, to the city council:
Victoria   Property  Owners'  Association.
Till June, 11)0.3.
Ills Worship the Mayor ami Board of Aldermen of the Cily of Victoria;
Gentlemen:—At a meeting of the hoard of
management of tills association Held on tlle
2ml Instant, lt was
[Continued on page 2.] THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1905.
The Passing Show
Continued from page 1.
A fence, fourteen feet in height, is being erected round the grounds on which
the C. P. R. hotel is to be built. This is
another example of the callous indifference of a bloated corporation to the
rights of the people. What is our Rubberneck Brigade to do—that vast aggregation of Victorians who toil not, neither
do they spin, and yet have plenty to eat
and wear, aud lots of time to stand
around and criticise their fellow citizens
who are foolish enough to work for a
living? It makes one's blood boil to
Ihink of these retimed, intelligent, scholarly men being deprived of their daily
recreation.
The Care of Trees.
Continued from page 1.
The opening of the Lake Beautiful-
Coquitlam tunnel last Saturday was,
perhaps, a far more important event ln
the results which are likely to follow
than most of those present at the ceremony had any idea of. It marks, we
believe, the commencement of a new
order of things, which will eventually go
far towards revolutionizing industrial
conditions in British Columbia. This
Province, especially in the Coast districts,
has enormous facilities for water power,
needing only experience, machinery and
the right men to harness tbem for the
use of man. Mr. Buntzen and the Vancouver Power Company have made the
first step in this direction on the Provincial seaboard, and made it worthily.
Their example will be quickly followed.
The Novoe Vremya, St. Petersburg
semi-official journal, is out with a remarkable editorial deprecating the optimism, among diplomats at the present
moment with regard to peace, which it
declares to be impossible unless Japan
recognizes Russia's Asiatic claims, and
the fact that she (Russia) must spread
eastward in order, says the Novoe
Vremya, "to reach her natural boundary
—warm water." Now, wouldn't that
surprise you? Warm water! What on
earth does Russia want with more warm
water? Has she not, for the past eighteen months, been in the hottest kind of
warm water?
The Colonist is either very impolite, or
it has no sense of humour. This is the
way it describes the qualifications for
the popular suffrage possessed by Mr. J.
F. Bledsoe, endorsed by Alberni Liberals
as their standard-bearer in the coming
bye-election; "He (Mr. Bledsoe) is a
native of Kentucky, and has had a varied and adventurous career," remarks
our worthy morning contemporary, "being successively a cowboy, a lecturer, a
celebrated detective, a chemist, a student of the past civilizations of ancient
Mexico, a journalist, poet, litterateur
and student"
How very accomplished! What an excellent running mate he would make in
the local House for John Oliver, J. A.
Macdonald, Stuart Henderson and the
rest. Did we hear anybody whisper,
"Jack-of-all-trades, and master of none?"
But perhaps that is why he is going into
politics. Anyhow, the witty Colonist has
failed to credit him with one trifling, but
very necessary, qualification—has this
Kentucky paragon ever become a British subject?
He was born in Old Kentucky
Where the meadow-grass is bine,
Where they guzzle Bourbon whisky,
And shoot each other, too.
He was bred in Old Kentucky,
And the Grits are mighty lucky
To elect a man like Bledsoe—if they do!
NOT TO BE BEATEN.
"The station nt Snvnnnnh," snys a
traveller through the south, "is surrounded in nil directions with a lot of snloons
nnd cheap restaurants. In great illuminated letters over one of these snloons
was the sign; 'Open all night.' Next to
it wns a restaurant bearing with equal
prominence the legend, 'We never close.'
Third in order was a Chinese laundry,
in a little tumble-down hovel, and upon
the front of this building was the sign
in great, scrawling letters, 'Me wakee,
too,' "—Modem Women, Boston, Mass,
When you see a pretty girl putting on a
postage stamp, then don't you wish you
were King Edward?
"ltesolved, that this association urge upon
the couucll the great necessity for maintaining as fur as possible all the uaturu.
beauties ot this city, not only for the enjoyment of its citizens, but as a means of attraction to visitors uud tourists, by whose
presence money Is circulated iu our uiidsi
nun in general welfare of the couiuiumty
ueuented."
With this object In view, the board would
respectfully suggest the appoiutmeut (uu-
clei' suo-sectious lib aud lltla of section 10,
Municipal Clauses Act) of three specially
nuuiincd honorary commissioners lone lo
ou suggested by Ihu Horticultural Society
uud ouu by the Natural History Society),
wuu should hold office continuously as iu the
case of ihu hospital board, library coiumis-
s.ouurs, etc., und whose duties suould be
to conserve the natural beauties of the city
aud park, uud without whose suucuou no
trees ou tbe public property or adjacent
uereio should be destroyed or damaged, or
auy of the natural beauties and attractions
defaced or disfigured.
I'he board feel that such ruthless destruction of trees as has taken place lu the past,
uud is continually occurring along our residential streets, Is a serious menace to the
natural beauty of the city, and that the
practice should be checked aud placed under competent control.
The board feel that were the park placed
under the direction of commissioners, as
suggested, a plan of steady improvement
could be adopted and followed up from
year to year. Under the present system, no
continuous plan of improvement can be followed, us the governing body of ihe park
Is altered each year. Vancouver park has
beeu managed lu this way, uud there is no
reason why our park should uot be improved and conserved under competent
authority iu a continuous way, eveu though
the amount to be expended yearly were
small.
By reference to the Municipal Act ot Ontario (section 674, copy of which is enclosed), it will be seen that the beautifying
of public places, squares and streets in
cities is encouraged by allowance or compensation, (.ud that those attractions that
do exist are judiciously protected; and the
board of tbis association would therefore
suggest that such commissioners as they
propose should be clothed with similar
powers to these provided In the Ontario
Municipal Act referred to.
I have the honor to be, gentlemen,.
Your obedient servant,
THOS. 0. S0UB1-,
Secretary.
EXTRACT FHO&I THE CONSOLIDATED
MUNICIPAL CLAUSES ACT Oh'
ONTARIO, lWto.
Trees, Planting, Protection and Removal of.
574. By-laws may be passed by the councils of the municipalities and for the purpose In this section respectively mentioned,
that Is to say:
Trees.
By the councils ot townships, cities, towns
and villages:
1. For allowing any person who plants
fruit trees or trees, shrubs or saplings, suitable for affording shade on any highway
within the municipality, In abatement ot
statute labor, or out of the general fund, a
sum of not less than twenty-five cents for
every tree so planted.
2. For causing auy tree, shrub or sapling,
growing or planted on any public place,
square, highway, street, lane, alley or other
communication under Its control, to be removed, If and when such removal is deemed
necessary for any purpose of public Improvement; but
(a). Any owner of adjoining property shall
be entitled to ten days' notice of the intention of the council to remove such tree,
shrub or sapling, and shall be entitled to be
recompensed for his trouble In planting and
protecting the same.
(b), No owner of adjoining property, nor
any pathmaster or other public officer, nor
any other person, shall remove or cut down
or Injure such tree, shrub or sapling, on
pretence of Improving the public place,
square, highway, street, road, lane, alley or
other communication or otherwise, without
the express permission of the municipal
council having the control of the public
place, square, highway, atreet, rond, lane,
alley or other communication.
(c). Any council may expend money ln
planting and preserving shade and ornamental trees upon any public place, square,
highway, street, road, lane, alley or other
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To this communication th efollowiug reply
has been received by the association from
the city clerk:
City Clerk's Office,
Victoria, B. C, June tilth, 11)05.
Thos.  C.   Sorby, Esq.,  Secretary  Victoria
Property Owners' Association, Victoria,
B. C:
Sirs:—1 have the honor to acknowledge
the receipt of your letter of the 7th lnst.,
urging the necessity for greater care lu the
preservation of trees In the city, and the
desirability of appointing park commissioners with this end, among others, ln view,
and enclosing extract from an Ontario Act
relating to trees.
In. reply 1 am to Inform you that with
the matter of the preservation of trees the
council is In entire accord. The appointment of park commissioners, however, Is a
matter upon which the council reserves decision.
I have the honor to be, air,
Your obedient servant,
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C. M. C.
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THE TRUCE OF THE BEAR.
The Good Book tells us to "Seek peace
and ensue it," and no doubt peace is an
excellent thing, if it can be secured on
fair terms. But while, for humanity's
sake, it is very excellent to see some
prospect ahead of the conclusion of hostilities in the Far East, it is to be hoped
that the Japanese will remember that
the Russian has always been more deadly in the field of so-called diplomacy
than in that of war. In public or private life, the oath that will bind a Russian has not yet been invented, and in
the chancelleries of Europe the diplomats of Holy Russia have nn evil eminence as disciples of Ananias. As one
well-known writer feelingly puts it,
"They can say the thing that is not with
un almost religious fervour."
Perhaps Kipling's poem, with the title
of which we head these remarks, hits
off the Russian characteristics better
than columns of prose. Its explicit |
warning, "Make ye no truce with Adam-
Had, the bear that walks like a man,"
would seem particularly adapted for tlie
perusal of Japan at the present juncture.
The final words of caution fit the case
so exactly that we are tempted to quote
I hem here:—
'But    ....    this is the time to
fear,
When he stands up like a tired man,
tottering near and near;
When he stands up ns pleading, in wnv
ering, man-brute guise,
When he veils the hate and cunning of
the little, swinish eyes.
When he shows as seeking quarter, with
paws like hands in prayer,
Tn'at is the time of peril—the time of
the Truce of the Bear."
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Cruelty to animals—throwing physic to
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*   *    •
The stammering silk thief who was
caught ln New York owned up to the officers that he was a gone co-coon.
AT  THE   ACADEMY.
Miss Jones—"How came you to thii
of the subject, Mr. de Brush?"
Eccentric Artist—"Oh, I have hnd
in my head for years."
Miss Jones—"How wonderful! Wh
did the papers say?"
Ecceutric Artist—"Snid it wns full
'atmosphere' and suggested 'space.""
London Punch.
j THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1905.
Various Views
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[CYNICAL EASTERN CLERICS.
breaching in Old St. Andrew's church
J Toronto, on his return from a visit to
§> Northwest and Pacific Coast, the
liderator of the General Assembly
lide a remarkable allegation of a lack
I moral sensibility prevailing iu the die-
lets he had visited, "ln thc West," he
|.—the quotation is from the Toronto
ftbe's report—"everything was unform-
tliere was no stickling for form; perns there was not form enough, aud yet
lvas au advantage. He had been ask-
fwkat people out there thought about
autonomy bill. Well, he did not
low that they thought much about it;
leed, he did uot know that they
light much about any bills except
tar bills."
Ihe congregation, we are told, greeted
L statement with laughter—though
Bre the humor comes in is not ex-
fned. The Moderator, Dr. Milligan,
Is not supposed to be jokiug, for the
;>be of the next day has serious edi-
al reference to the iucideut, saying:
['he Moderator of the General Assem-
has just returned from the Pacific
II reports "uo excitemeul" iu the
Irtkwest. He heard uothing about
lierciou" from the time he left Toronto
■til he returned. "Dollar bills, not
Itouoniy bills," Dr. Milligan says, "are
fiat the Western people are thinking
out."
Irhe Doctor must have kept curious
thpuny during his visit; but the shilling
Ills whom he found willing to sacrifice
freedom   of their   provinces   for. a
luuciul sop, are not representative of
\> spirit of the men of the West.   It is
bbable, however, that this clerical wit-
|ss was speaking for effect rather than
instruction.—Westminster Columbia.
DIAMONDS FOR RACE.
Itosslaud is getting its head out of the
[ip bowl.   It had a $132,000   payday
other day, and the local editor   is
|hking of buying diamonds.—Fernie
Ige.
AN EXCEPTION.
bomb factory has been discovered in
| operation iu Odessa, it beiug one of
few factories in Russia where the
frkmeu were uot ou strike.—Montreal
ar.
FREE ADVERTISING.
fohn Houston evidently imugines he is
i wzar of Nelson, aud because the Nel-
It News pointed out his conduct   of
luicipul affairs was not in the inter-
Is of the city, aud he ought to be reived, he charges the News with advo-
F.'ing his assassination.   John's idiotic
sirge snows he is badly oft' for a seusa-
|ii, aud doesn't appear to mind being
public laughing stock if he can get
ne free advertising out of it.—Koote-
]y -aail.
BUYING
SHOES
is a most important point.
Don't delay, but see that
you get the INVICTUS
SHOES, for they wear a
long time.
Men's Patens Colt Lace
Boots, dull kid top,
at |5'.oo
Men's Ideal Kid Lace
Boots, dull kid top,
at s\ $4.50
Men's Box Calf Lac*
Boots, special price
at I4.00
KM
Some Quick Turnovers
30 Pairs Men's Box Calf Goodyear Welt, I3.50, now  $2.50
30 Pairs Men's Box Chrome Tan Lace, $2.50, now     2.00
30 Pairs Men's Dongola Kid Lace Boots, $2.50, now     2.00
Special Offers
40 Pairs Ladies' Dongola Kid, pat. tip  $1.75
36 Pairs Ladies' Dongola Oxfords, Goodyear Wela     2.00
36 Pairs Misses' Dongola Kid pat. tip, spring heel     1.50
12 Pairs Misses' Box Calf Lace Boots     1.25
Our
Boy's
Shoes
I        Wear Out
« Don't rip or break
before they are half
worn out.
James Maynafd,
ODDFELLOWS' BLOCK.
85'
Douglas St.
province. For Minister Paterson to collect in customs five dollars per head in
British Columbia for every dollar per
head taken from Ontario, is all right;
"British Columbia should feel pride iu
beiug so well off as to be able to pay."
But for British Columbia to ask the
Paterson traveller to contribute towards
the. payment of our provincial burdens,
why the thing is preposterous! Disallowance is decreed, aud the minister of
justice is instructed to state a reason for
it, ... imposing language.—Westminster
I Columbian.
ABSOLUTELY NO EXCUSE.
Iflie Phoenix Pioneer appears to have
lwell founded kick against the post
flee department. According to our con-
[nporary it takes live days for a paper
ailed in Phoenix to reach Greeuwood,
[Hunt live miles, notwithstanding the
let that three stages ply daily betweeu
le two poiuts. There is absolutely no
leuse for this state of auairs, and the
Imiber for the district, Duncan Ross,
puld do well to insist upon an inuuedi-
improvement.—Nelson Daily News.
CRUEL, BUT TRUE.
The Globe oujeets to Premier White's new minister of mines and lands
fause he has been identified with min-
nnd lumbering, uud therefore knows
I about the business, The Globe thinks
professional man should have been soiled who would not know anything
put the work he hnd to do. For once
• Globe is consistent. It runs itseif on
Lt principle.—Ottawa Citizen.
A DIFFERENT TUNE.
drummer for thc biscuit factory of
Wilfrid  Lauder's  minister of discredited with the announcement
It the Ottawa government will   dis-
Iw tbe British Columbia act   taxing
lolling salesmen from    outside    the
SEEMED STRANGE TO HIM.
The full reports of the farewell speech
of Joseph Choate, the retiring American
minister in London, show it to have beeu
a very fine address. Among tlie impressions he would carry away with him he
mentioned the characteristics most
creditable to the people of Great Britain
—the reign of law, the perfection of individual liberty, self-sacrificing patriotism, the instinct for public life, and the
purity of public service.—Toronto Globe.
SEVERE DROUGHT IN SIGHT.
The board of license commissioners for
the city meets on the 14th inst. As none
of the hotelkeepers have complied with
tlie act, this is likely to be a prohibition
city for thirty days—Boundary Creek
Times.
SAME HERE.
If the boys don't put up better ball
than they have been playing the police
should stop the Sunday games. The
ball being plnyed is n greater crime in
the eyes of baseball enthusiasts than
Sunday playing can possibly be to the
Creek Times.
PROBABLY.
Rear-Admiral Enquist, who was commander of the heavy cruiser squadron of
the bite Russian fleet, has arrived on his
damaged flagship at Manila. He must
feel as if Inquest would be a more appro-
uriate name for him.—Manitoba Free
Press.
A POLITE aPOLOGY.
A gentleman called at this office last
week and complained that "since the
Okanngan commenced publication, he
hnd been away from Vernon twice, and
his name was not mentioned in tbe
locals." If the editor of this little rag
overlooked the nbove gentlemnn in his
local notes, he is very sorry—but we
would state that although we sometimes
look in the baggage car for passengers,
we never look for news in the "side-
door pullraan."—Vernon Okanagan.
THIRSTY GRAND FORKS.
A Rhinelander, Wis., chemist has produced a liquid which is 11,000 times
stronger than, the best quality of beer,
and one drop of it placed in a large beer
glass and filled with ice water produces
a glass of beer of the finest quality. A
few gallons of this concentrated liquid
emptied into Christina lake would add
attractiveness ns a summer resort for old
topers to Hint body of water—or beer.—
Grand Forks Sun.
Are you Ruing to Portland Fair? If
ho. cnll on Harry Cole, Pfitcbard House
Bur, and get a free ticket. Expenses
pnid.
NEW SUBSCRIBERS.
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following in the Boundary, Osoyoos and
Nelson districts:
T. II. Patterson, Greenwood; Dr. J. E.
Spnnkio, Greenwood; A. D. Hallett, chief
of police, Greenwood; E. Cnrtier, proprietor the Windsor hotel, Greenwood;
George B. Taylor, city clerk, Greenwood;
E. R. Redpnth, Greenwood; R. A. Nicholson, proprietor Clarendon hotel, Greenwood; Robert Penny, Greenwood; A.
Logan, Greenwood; A. L. White, Greenwood: E. Simpson, proprietor Arlington
hotel. Greenwood; P. W. George & Co.,
..eenwood; Victorin hotel, Greenwood;
D. J. Darrniigh, provincial constable,
Eholt; The Cottage hotel, Phoenix; Dr.
R. B. Bouchier, Phoenix; Joseph Cnrron,
Midway; Mrs. B. J. Dowding, The Lan-
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Ladies'Hals Artistically Trimmed aud
made up, customeis famishing their own
trimmings. Panama Hals re-blocked
and cleaned.
65*. Fort Street.
Hammocks
Hammocks
AU Prices, from $ 1.00 to $5.00.
Croquet Sets
lM5. $1-95. fc-io, $4«5 and {5.00.
Hastie's Fair
77 Government Street
All kinds of
Hair Work
Ladies'
Hair dressing
Shampooing,
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05 Douglas St
Italian School of Music.
SIGNOR ERNESTO CLAUDIO,
Professor. .
Of the Conaervatqry of Music, Napoli,
[Italy], In addition to tuition ou the
Violin, Mandolin and Guitar, he will
conduct a special class In th* art ol
pianoforte accompaniment to a limited
number of advanced pupils." Special attention is given to beginners as wallas ta
advanced players. Tbe schooliasituated
at 117 Cook Street, Victoria.
We are Headquarters for
View Books and Souvenir Post Cards.    We have also a Fine Assortment of
View Books of Victoria, Vancouver und Nanaimo
T. N. HIBBEN & Q®.
casliire house, Midway; H. Nicholson, J.
P., Camp McKinney; Hughie Cameron,
proprietor Camp McKinney hotel, Camp
McKinney; J. S. McLean, proprietor
Iona hotel, Maud P. O., via Rock Creek;
H. S. Pittendrigh, proprietor Rock Creek
hotel, Rock Creek; S. T. Larsen, proprietor Riverside hotel, Rock Creek; L.
E. Slater, proprietor Hotel Spokane, Midway; W. G. Gaunce, Greenwood; F, W.
McLaine, Greenwood; Mrs. E. C. Clarke,
proprietoress Queen's hotel, Nelson; E.
W. Bishop, Greenwood.   Total 28.
A lively girl luid a hushful lover named
Locke. Getting out of patience with him,
In her linger, she said that Shakespeare had
not written half 11s many things as he
ought about Shy Locke.
It le rather unpleasant to lienr a speaker
remark, "My frlenils-ur, I wish to sny a
few wonls-ur on this oceaslon-ur," etc.;
but then wc must remember tbat to ur la
human, THE Week, Saturday, june 17, 1905.
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<UNIONeWlLABEL>
The Boundless Boundary
(PART   II.)
Among   the   "High   Grade  Mines"—A
Sketch of the City of Greenwood
and the Towns of Midway
and Eliolt.
(liy Percy F. Godenrath, Travelling Correspondent of The Week.)
Tenacity! Enterprise) Bound up in
these words is the history of the founding and subsequent up-growth of the city
of Greenwood—the financial, commercial und mining centre of the "Boundless
Boundary." Ten years ago tins coining
full the site thai now marks Greenwood
was thickly covered by n forest growth
of tamarack, bull-pine nnd poplar with
dark uinrslies caused by the overflow of
Boundary creek as it made its tortuous
way through the heart of the mountain
enclosed vidley southward to the Kettle
rjver. lt was here hi lSl)."i thut Destiny
ied Hobert Wood, u pioneer uierchnul
of the Oknnngnn. to found n city. lie
purchased several hundred ncres nnd laid
out n townsite two miles in length by
Unit a mile. wide. A log store wus erected nnd the timbered ncres christened
"Greenwood."
The yenr following George Arthur
Rendell nnd Ralph Smailes, who eon-
ducted a trading post at Boundary Falls,
amalgamated their business with Mr.
Wood; nnd, with the uplifting of the
bond on the Mother Lode mine in Dead-
wood en nip. by New York capitalists—n
momentous eveut for the new camp—n
real impetus wns given tlio outside
world, already stirred by the boom nt
Rossland, to participate in the possibilities of the eniliyro city and the truly re-
inni-knble mineralized country thai backed it. That snme yenr C Scott Galloway nlso became Interested in the town-
site. From that time on the town grew
npnee; roads to the numerous nearby
enmps were built mainly by Inenl enterprise, nnd the trade thereof swelled the
business of the merchants. In August.
1807, tho place had assumed such pro
portions thnt it wns Incorporated, and its
people took over the responsibilities of
self-government. Gradually the forest
wns cleared off; Boundary Creek
straightened out and confined at a cost
of $25,000; streets graded and miles of
walks laid and systems of waterworks,
telephone and electric light installed, lt
became modernized. Then followed the
completion of the Columbia & Western
branch of the O. 1'. 11., nnd with the
advent of the "steam horse" Duncan
Boss, now M. P., changed the Boundary
Creek Times from a weekly to a daily
paper. Well does the writer remember
those next six months, as he held down u
strenuous job, combining the functions of
telegraph and cily editor, reporter and
proof-reader.
If Greenwood ever experienced the
sensation of a "boom" it was during
LS99-1900. Certainly good times reached a high-water level. People Hocked
in; real estate and mineral claims
changed hands daily; a smelter was Hearing completion and scores of business
blocks and hotels were going up. Then
followed the inevitable depression caused
through over-doing iniugs. Many predicted that the bottom uad dropped out
altogether, and, so reasoning, departed
tor new fields of effort to again flirt with
Dame Fortune. The rest, who perchance had sunk tlffcir little all, either
could uot, or, realizing ihat time only
was needed to bring order out of the
temporary chaos, stuck, aud some—won
out.
±he past two years have wrought a
wonderful change iu the fortunes of several of the tenacious ones. The opening
up by local money of the "high grade"
prospects (overlooked lor years iu the
scramble to obtain big "low grade" ore
bodies) has resulted in much needed outside capital again coining to the front,
and owners have been eutibled to sell
lor cusn or bond at good ligures. Today Greenwood is not the city of the
-years of plenty," with streets alive with
huppy-goducky prospectors, speculators
and the usual crowd thut follows iu the
ivake ot every mining excitement, and
gives it a truly barletjuiu coloring, instead, it strikes the casual visitor as iu-
icrnaliy dull, relieved perhaps by the eoli-
tiiiunl Snl'iek or tool-toot ol a passing ore
train and the rumble of powder blasts
that come up from the earth and echo
aud re-echo through the valley. Look
deeper; and one Icarus another story.
\\ ild speculation has ceased—so too has
the merry tinkle of the roulette wheel;
more sober business methods are in
vogue. All down the line—banker, merchant, miner, clerk, physician uud even
padre arc investing their dollars in "high
grade" prospects and mines. The civic
finances are in an excellent condition,
and substantial reductious have been
made on the bunded indebtedness.
Immediately surrounding the city, go
where you will, every point of the compass has its scene of mining activity within nn hour's wnlk of the post ollice.
Again, on n larger scale, if a circle were
described with Greenwood for its centre
nnd a radius of about eight miles, the
rii-ciiiiil'ereiice would pass tiirough or include nl least a dozen separate mining
camps, Within the first mile nre working a score of properties, and it is this
new, ever expanding pay roll of the "high
grade" mines that local "capitalists"
have made Unit is vitalizing, nud bodes
so much for the future prosperity of the
low ii. To this must be added the sub-
slautial pay rolls at Ihe smelters of the
British Columbia Copper Company nnd
the Montreal & Boston Cons. JI. & S.
Company, directly tributary, together
with the big mines of Deadwood camp.
Of its business men, let nie tell what
a well-known drummer of u Victoria
nouse said to nie in sizing up the present
commercial situation: "Wholesalers have
long recognized the superior class of
business men thnt the city possesses, fnr
above the average of new camps. For
this reason Greenwood has had practically no failures in its commercial life. In
other interior mining camps the number
that have gone under—well let's forget
it. Business here is good." Yes, it is
not flattery to add that Greenwood's
business men are wideawake and enterprising, nnd it is to this fact that the
city owes much of its progress and stability. At a glance the many business
blocks, hotels, churches, civic nnd provincial buildings nnd numerous private
residences—the ensemble of the town as
it were, would hardly he credited by a
stranger, to the growth of less than a
decade of years. Few places there are
in the province, with double the age,
equal to the "Commercial Metropolis of
the Boundary."
In my previous introductory article on
the Boundary an outline was given of the
big low grade copper-gold mines, with
their miles of under ground workings
and their already immense output, which
promises this yenr to aggregate in   the
nre found in the hornblende granites and
altered sedimentary rocks.
Starting at the northern boundary the
claims lie on each side of Boundary
Creek, and extend a mile beyond the
city. Whnt is locally culled the Alphabetical group, at one time consisting of
12 claims owned by ihe Boundary Creek
M. <fc M. Company, now defunct, has
been split up, An American syndicate
hns bonded some of the chums, including
the Spokane, und started prospecting. On
the Gold Bug, formerly one of the group,
a 300-foot crosscut tunnel is being driven
by contract, which is now iu over 200
feet. In early days several carloads of
rich silver and gold quartz ore were shipped to the smelter, nud the present owners nre justified in tlle belief thnt with
the striking of the vein nt depth the mine
will yield us prolifically as ever.
The Boundury-Elkhorn Mining Compnny, Ltd., recently incorporated and
controlled by Philip McDonald and Jas.
Sutherland, the original owners of tlie
Elkhoru group, is expected to resume development at once. Nearly 500 feet of
work—shaft, tunnel nnd drift—has been
done on the property in the last two
years, and ore to the value of $75,000
hns been taken therefrom. The principal
development is a 142-foot incline shaft,
following the vein. It is said that the
richest silver ore ever discovered iu British Columbia came from this mine. The
ore consists of massive native silver,
ruby silver, antimoninl silver, galena,
grey copper, and iron aud copper pyrites
in a quartz gaugue. Return of shipments gave $102.58, $110.02 and $123.48
respectively per ton. The vein is from 0
to 12 inches in width.
The Providence is owned by a compauy
composed of Chicago nud local people.
A week ago 35 men were put to work
drifting north and south on the lead at
the 400-foot level, and drifting nnd stop-
iug iu the south tunnel ou the 300-foot
level. The mine is well developed, und
hns at different periods returned handsome dividends to the shareholders, lt
is intended by the management to instill
an air compressor of 7 to 10 drills capacity immediately. The shaft is to be
continued to the 500-foot level. Shipments, too, will De resumed.
Swinging eastward, adjoining the Providence, is the Fremont, owned by the
Greenwood-Fremont Mines, Ltd., and
financed hy Grand Forks and local people. There are three veins opened,
carrying galena, assnying $78 in gold
and silver. Two prospect shafts nre down
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ON
EVERY
PIECE'
TRANSLUCENT
LOVELINESS.,.
Come feast your eyes on
the brilliant beauty of this
display of the celebrated
Libbey Cut Glass
Bon-Bons from $3.00 each.
Preserve Dishes from $4.00 each
Sugar and Creams, $5.00 each.
Oil Bottles each, $6.00.
Rose Bowls each, #10.00.
Water Bottles each, $12.00.
Weiler
Bros,
vious work consists of n (10-foot slul
surface trenching, crosscuts nnd drifts)
200 feet. Snmple shipments of the
averaged over $100 per ton in gold nl
silver, from a vein six to cijf
inches in width. A carload of sn
ed ore is now- ready to go to the sniellj
Some plienoniinally rich samples yield]
$28S in gold and silver.
At the Prince Henry, which is 1111J
bond, n 100-foot shnft is being sunk.
Further east and higher up on the
in Skylark camp is the Lnke group]
177 neres, owned by the Chicngo-B. j
Mining Company.    Work at present]
being confined to the Don Pedro. Ilni
Slinllenberger is in charge.   The   sbl
is being continued down from n depth]
73 to 150 feet.    The vein averages [
inches.    In following down the veinJ
the 73-foot, over a carload of   splen]
ore was extracted, more than suHlc>|
to pay for development.   A horse wl
hns been installed.
The Crescent, also under the miinnl
ment of Mr. Slinllenberger, is ngl
working, nnd the crew is being added]
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neighborhood of 1,000.000 tons. Let me
tnke the render with me on a hurried
tramp around the city to lenrn something
of the "high grade" mines and prospects
thnt are just now Attracting special attention at the hands of investors. The
claims nre principally located in Providence and Skylark camp to the north,
nnd Hanking the eastern limits of the
lownsitc. The veins are invnriably
small, but contain very rich ore. They
00 nud 40 feet respectively, nnd n crosscut tunnel is being driven to strike the
ore nt depth. Further prospecting nt the
lower end of the clnim it is hoped will
disclose the continuation of the Providence ledge.
Adjoining the Fremont is the Strath-
more, owned by the Greenwood-Strnth-
more Mines, Ltd. A crosscut tunnel,
now in over 340 feet, is being driven to
tap the vein at a depth of 500 feet. Pre-
daily. A half interest In the mine vl
sold lnst week to Col. L. T. Diekni|
nnd associates of Chicago. Ample cil
tnl is now forthcoming to plnce the l|
perty in n position for continuous
velopnicnt, and machinery is to be ins|
led.
The 1 reston.  adjoining Ihe Cresc|
recently changed linnds, nnd is now
trolled by a Chicngo syndicate, underl
local   management   of William Bai THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1905.
Stope in So foot level Sky-lark Mine.
Associated in the proposed company to
be formed nre Col. L. T. Dickason, a
millionaire owner of coal and stone
quarries in Indiana and Illinois; Ferdiu-
und W. Peck, former director general of
the American exhibit at the Pnris exposition; Samuel K. Morton, jr., vice-president of the Manufacturers' Bank of Chicago; Edward Ford Johnsou, insurance
broker, and Richard Armstrong, formerly of Grand Forks, aud now residing
in the "Wiudy City." Tbe new owners
have a crew of 14 men developing three
veiu. The general average value of the
ure is $120, though samples from the No.
1 vein gave returns of $078 per ton.
Small shipments of selected ore gave
values of $200. Ore from all the veins
is of shipping churacter. The company
will later ou install a compressor plant
and develop the mine on a large scale.
The Skylark is au instance of what
can be accomplished here with a little
capital aud intelligent effort. For years
it was the banner claim of Skylark
camp, lt wus located July, 1893, and
bonded to the Spokuue oi Great Northern Company, who went to work shortly afterwards, aud during the winter of
1803-4 shipped auout 100 tons to the
smelters across tlie line. The ore returns gave 150 to 300 ounces in silver
aud $15 to $20 in gold. For u time it
laid idle. Again, in 1897 auother rich
shipment was sent to u Montana smelter. Then development wus suspeuded.
Last fall a syndicate of Phoenix people
secured a boud for $30,000. The owners
would probably have sold for a far less
amount on a cash hasis, and perhaps at
the time, firmly believing that the mine
was gutted of its rich ore, softly laughed
up their sleeves. Work started October
1st. The new owners subscribed less than
$2,000 to commence operations. In one
month alone over $7,000 was received
for ore returns from the smelter. The
terms of the bond, $1,000 per month,
have been carried out, and the mine lias
feet, with drifts at the 30 nu.,1 100-foot
levels. The property has shipped 26
tons. First class ore averages $113, and
the second $28 per ton. Active development is beiug prosecuted.
Local and North Dakota capital is interested in the bouil on the E. P. U., under the management of Duucau Mcintosh. Quite a force is at present employed. A shaft is down over 150 feet, and
nearly 1,000 feet of drifting lias been
done ou the lend, which averages a good
eight inches.
Adjoining the E. P. U., on the enst, is
the Bay, owned by Fuller & Hall. Eight
men are at work sinking a 100-foot shaft
and drifting on the veiu. It is said of
this property that it lias the reputation
of shipping the best average two ears
of ore, of all grades, taken from wall
lo wall, and running $119.55 per ton. The
veiu measures Irom 8 to 32 inches of
quart!!. The ore house is now full, and
the owners are seeking assistance from
the government to provide better truns-
pontation facilities to get their ore to
market.
Phoenix people have a boud on the
Mavis, owned by E. T. Wickmire. Sinking and driftiug is in progress, aud from
7 to 10 tons of ore is ready for siiipmeut.
The Tip Top is under boud to the Skylark Development company. The Twiu
Trilby aud the Gold Finch have small
crews, and are each under bond to local
syndicates.
Six men are developing the Barbara,
adjoining the Gold Finch. A Chicago
syndicate, represented by Alex. Miller,
owns the claim. A shaft is down ou the
vein 190 feet, with nearly 200 feet of
crosscuts and drifts. Open cuts and
trenching prove the continuity of the
vein for several hundred feet, with
values from $50 to $00, although occasionally bunches of ore are run into
carrying the values up to $150 per ton,
chiefly in gold. There are 10 to 15 tons
of ore ou the dump, and shipments will
of $98 per ton.   Nine men are employed.
The Capital Prize, also south of the
town, is owned by Sydney M. Johnson.
West of the city are the Bonnie Bell.
Highland Queen, Mountain Queen .and
Mountain View. Tho Highland Queen
is under bond to the Foulds Brothers
and Mr. Penny, who nre driving a prospect tunnel to tap. the ore nt a depth of
io feet. Any day the vein may be en-
•onutered. Charles Erliqli, W. T. Smith
ind J. C. Haas have just bonded the
Mountain Queen.
Two and a half miles south of the city
is Smith's camp. The Greenwood-Republic Gold Mines, Ltd.. owns the Republic, Lnst Chance, Nonsuch nnd Hidden Treasure, on which extensive work
has been carried on for the past several
years. The Nonsuch was the first quartz
location in this section nf the Boundary,
and wns located by W. T. Smith in 1880.
Mr. Smith is the manager of the compnny. The ore here is a sulphide, carrying values in gold, copper and silver,
running from $11 to $21 in carload shipments. The principal work is heing
prosecuted on the Nonsuch, where'the
tunnel is in over 400 feet on the vein.
The tunnel is to be continued until the
Last Chance shaft (now down 100 feet)
is.reached,'about 1,000 feet in all. At
the point of connection, where an upraise will be made to meet the shaft, it
is figured that 400 feet of stopiug ground
will be had. The completion of the long
tunnel and connection will allow much
cheaper means of mining. E. J. Roberts
and E. L. Tait, of Spokane, and W. T.
Smith are the principal shareholders.
A short distance from the Republic
group is the Golconda group, owued by
Eastern Townships people, headed by
Hon. George E. Foster and Rufus Pope.
The ore is an arsenical iron, carrying
principally gold values, from $14 to $42
per ton. A 000-foot tunnel is being driven
lo strike the veiu at a depth of 375 feet,
and as three feet per day is being made,
Mr. Haas, the manager, is confident that
the ore will be reached before the end
of the present month. The tuuuel is in
over 500 feet.
The Town of Midway.
Nine miles beyond Greenwood aud the
terminus of the Columbia & Western
railway is reached. Here one enters
again the broad valley of tbe Kettle
river as it sweeps iu from the west to
lake a bend through Ferry county, state
of Washington, to re-enter tlie provinee
below Grand Forks. One gathers from |
tlie records tbat Midway is entitled to the
distinction of being the oldest town in
the Boundary. The acreage ou which
the town was laid out was acquired by
Capt. R. C. Adams, of Montreal, in 1893.
He first called the place Eholts, but inter
changed the naiiie \o Midway. The Midway Townsite Company acquired 040
ucres. of which 320 was laid out in half,
one, two, five and teu acre plots, nud the
rest, nbout a mile north from the international boundary line, and lying in the
heart of the level land was laid off into
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view or Tin; covert ranch.
already more than paid for itself and the
cost of development. First elnss ore
averages $140, and the second $40 per
ton in gold and silver.
At the Last Chance, under charge of
Superintendent McVicnrs, n considerable
amount of development has been done.
The ore is similar to Skylark. Work is
also being prosecuted on the Hope No.
2 nnd the Meadow Lark.
The Silver Cloud, owned hy L. A.
Smith, Chnrles Johnson nnd J. Mc-
Oreath, is developed to a depth of 100
be made this month.
The Helen, too, is owned by Chicago
and local men, represented by Alex.
Miner. The vein has an average width
of 12 inches, and is very massive nud
heavy. The shaft is down 100 feet, nnd
there is over 200 feet of drifting nnd
crosscuts at various levels. Three lends
exist, which have been opened by cuts
mi the surface. In the early history of
the mine some exceptionally high values
were obtained from ore shipments. Recent sine 11 test shipments gave returns
lots and blocks. The company expended
$14,000 in constructing an irrigation
ditch, bringing the water from Boundary
creek, and as the soil is adapted to the
raising of garden truck and fruit trees,
quite a few of the acre tracts were
qiqckly disposed of. For the present the
trade of the town is principally derived
from the agricultural community surrounding it. Though mineral lias been
discovered in the nearby hills, it was
never exploited sufficiently to prove its
merits,
known that should the Great Northern
enter the town, at least one big smelter
is assured. The prospects of further railroad construction this yenr are bright,
and the citizens of Boundary's pioneer
town have every reason to look forward
to the future. It is nn ideal spot for a
residence, the soil is fertile nnd the climate equable, The Kettle river furnishes abundant opportunities for the
angler, and the broad fields that lie up
the valley and the brush covered side
hills, are fairly stocked with feathered
game.
Juvenile Ancient Order of Hercaters
Court No i meets first Tuesday iu each month
al K. ol ('. Hall. Adult Foresters are always
welcome, s. I,. Redgrave, President) K, A.
i.akeu, Secretary,
BhOlt,
Situated mi the divide between Grand
Forks niiil Greenwood is Eholt, Boundary's railway town, as ii is here thai the
largest auiounl of ore traffic converges,
and here thnt the majority of the C. P.
R. train crews make their homes. From
this point a branch from the Columbia &
Western main line of ten miles takes the
passenger on to Phoenix, The railway
company maintain machine shops, round
houses as well as big coal bunkers nud
ice houses.
Besides the revenue derived by renson
of it being a railway point, about $10,000
per mouth, Eholt has thc trade of thc
mines of Summit and Long Lake camps,
Imtli near to the town. In Summit camp
are the Emma and the Oro Denero, both
big properties. The principal mines at
Long Lnke camp are ihe Jewel, the
North Star, Ethiopia, Lake View, Roderick Dim and several others. The week, Saturday, june 17, 1905.
Quite the most brilliant event of the
season was the tea given by Mrs. (Col.)
Holmes at ber beautiful residence
"Wolstou," Esquimau road, to announce
the engagement of her daughter Anna to
Mr. Richard Marpole, superintendent of
ihe Pacific Coast division, C. P. it., Vancouver. Aliss Holmes is oue ot Victoria's-most popular gins, uud her many
friends took advantage of the opportunity given them to oiler their congratulations. Mr. Marpole is to he congratulated in wiuuiug such a charmiug young
lady. The wedding is lo lake place iu
September, the uute not yet beiug
' dehuitely fixed, Mrs. Holmes was tuosi
becomingly gowned iu black voile and
heavy luce, and wore u bluck chiltou
hut; Miss Holmes looked very pretty iu
a dainty gowu oi pongee silk, trimmed
wilh luce insertion lo mutch, uud wore
a green foliage hat with sprays of pink
roses.
Tea wus served iu a huge marquee,
wuich wus most artistically  decorated,
the table being doue iu pule green tulle
and piuk sweet peus und suiylax.   Mrs.
11. Carmichael presided ut the tea table,
ussisted    by    Mrs. lt. H. Pooley, Miss
Gerty Keefer, Miss Violet Pooley, Miss
Hanington    aud Aliss Dunsmuir.    Mrs.
Carmichael wore a very smart gown of
pale greeu liueu with forget-me-not blue
hat; Miss Bessie Dunsmuir wore a becoming suit of pastel blue cloth;   Miss
Hanington looked exceedingly    well   iu
white, with white lace picture hut; Aliss
Keefer also wore white with high black
girdle and black chiffon but; Aliss Violet
Pooley wore a urowu voile frock with
hat to mutch; Aliss Gludys Drake, white
silk with lace hut, relieved with   piuk
ribbon ruchings.   Amongst many of the
very beautiful gowns 1 noticed Mrs. McPhillips iu a very smart white frock with
huge mauve hat; Airs. Hurry Pooley iu
white chiffon und large blue and white
lnce hat; Airs. Henry Croft wore a very
handsome gowu of blue cloth with hat
to match; Aliss Olive Bryden wore   a
dainty frock of pule blue ligured organdie
aud a "iilaxine Elliott" hat of blue aud
pink; Airs. Ling wore a very becoming
dress of pale yellow dotted muslin, trimmed with dresden ribbon, and a black
picture hut; Aliss Winnie Johnson looked very dainty in pale grey organdie with
grey aud blue "lingerie" hat; Mrs. Pooley
was most haudsoinely gowued iu brown
voile with toque to mutch; Airs. T. G.
H. Alatson wore a very smart gowu of
pale blue canvas cloth with lovely old
lace; Miss Eva Loewen    looked    very
sweet iu n mauve frock with   hat   to
mutch.   The invited guests were as follows: Airs. W. S. Gore, Mrs. E. B. C.
Hanington, Airs. Perrin, Airs.    Rykert,
Mrs. Berkley, Mrs. Joseph Loewen, Mrs.
H. R. Beaveu, Mrs. Spratt, Airs. Robin
Dunsmuir, Airs, and Aliss Tuck, Mrs. J.
S. Gibb. Airs. E. Al. and Aliss W. Johnson, Airs. A. Rocke Robertson, Airs. A.
Grilliths, Airs.    Burke,    Airs.    Piggott,
Airs, and Miss Baynes Reed, Airs. G. L.
Courtney, Airs, and Misses Powell, Airs.
L. 0. Garnett, Airs, and the Aliss H. F.
Bell, Mrs.  VV.  T. Oliver, Airs. T. R.
Smith, Airs.  A. W. Jones, Airs. P.  S.
Lampman, Airs, and Aliss Phipps, Mrs.
Genge, Mrs. It. P. Rithet/ Airs, C. A.
Vernon, Airs. .1.   ,.. Anibery, Mrs. uud
Aliss Baiss, Airs. Wallace, Aliss Drake,
Mrs. P. AE. Irving, Airs. Springett, Airs.
A. Blaiklock, Mrs. K. Rome, Airs. U. F.
Langton, Airs. 1). M. Rogers, Airs. W.
Atkins,  Mrs.  (i.   A.  Taylor,  Mrs.  and
Aliss Sweet, Airs. (i. V. Cuppage. Airs.
Solly, Airs. Raymur, Aliss Lnwson, Mrs.
Ling, Airs, nnd Aliss Bullen, Airs.    H.
Croft, Airs. E. Alohuii, Airs. Chas. limes,
Airs. McCallum, Airs. H. McKeusle, Airs.
Beecher and Airs.    Wade   (Vancouver),
Airs, and the Alisses Pooley, Airs. G. F.
Mathews, Airs, and Aliss Monteith, Aliss
L. Monteith, Airs, nud Aliss Lucas, Airs,
nnd Aliss Potts, Airs. C. J. Fagan, Aliss
Drake, Aliss O'Reilly, Airs. Elliston, Airs.
Irving Miles, Airs. Brady, Airs. Tarry,
Airs. Wright, Airs. Bunbury, Airs. A. T.
VV.    Bridgman, Airs. J. S. H. Alnlson,
Airs. R, Newman, Airs. Hood, Alt's. F.
D. Little, Mrs. 3. Dunsinuir, Aliss Dunsmuir, Airs. Bromley. Airs. Gaudin, Aliss
K.  Gnudin. Airs.    Freeman,    Mrs.    J.
Troup, Lady Crease, Aliss Crease, Airs.
Holland, Mrs. A. P. Luxton, Airs, A. E.
McPhillips, Airs.   Keast,   Airs.   Hasell,
Miss Green, Airs. E.   G.   Trior,   Mrs.
Harold Robertson, Airs, nnd Alisses Pemberton, Mrs. J. II, nnd the Misses Todd,
Airs. C. W. Rhodes, Mrs. H. H. Abbott,
Airs. James L. Raymur, Airs. R. S. Day,
Airs. E. H. Fletcher, Mrs. and Aliss
Gladys Campbell, Airs. Archer Alartin,
Airs. N. B. Gresley, Alisses Williams,
Airs. George Gillespie, Airs. J. A. and
Aliss Alara, Airs. AlcDowall, Mrs. Fleet
Robertson, the Alisses Dupont, Mrs.
DuMoulin, Airs. Jauiou, Airs. J. Poff,
Airs. A. Stuart Robertson, Airs. J. VV.
Laing, Airs, uud Alisses Earle, Mrs. aud
Aliss Cobbett, Aliss Harvey, Airs, and
Aliss jiduiugtou, Airs. James Siniou,
Alls. Hardie, Aliss Boswell, Aiiss Leverson, Airs, and Alisses Butchart, Airs. G.
u. Barnard, Airs. VV. F. burton, Airs,
u. .... Kirk, Alisses Uulletly, Airs. Cole,
Airs. Clelaud, Airs, bodwell, Aliss Col-
.nis, Mrs. F. H. Worlock, Airs. J. A.
Hull, Airs. J. D. rielmcken, Aiiss Aius-
grave, Airs, uud Aiiss Irving, Mrs. R.
\V oifendeu, Airs. Joseph Hunter, Mrs.
Arthur Crease, Airs. it. Jones, Mrs. R.
McBride, Airs. A. T. Goward, Airs. VV.
K. Oliver, Aiiss Anderson, Airs. Eberls,
Aiiss P. Eberts, Airs. T. Hickmau Tye,
Mrs. and Aiiss Finlayson, Airs, aud Miss
lvecfur, Airs. it. W iisoii, Airs, uud tbe
Alisses Devereux, Mrs. AlcGirr, Mrs. J.
it. Anderson, Airs. Walker, Airs. F. S.
Hussey, Airs. George Phillips, Airs. Good
and Airs. F. S. Barnard.
A very enjoyable tea was given by
Airs. Grilliths iu honor of the Dale
opera singers, on Friday last, Airs. W.
E. Green entertaining those present with
mauy solos during the afternoon.
Among those present were Airs. Dale,
Aiiss Phillips, Air. Dale, Air. Claude Anderson aud Air. Collmau, Airs. Norton,
Aiiss W. Johnston, Air. and Airs. S. Robertson, Airs. C. Al. Roberts and Mr.
Uummius (Spokane).
Victorians were most hospitable in entertaining Air. nud Airs. Dale and company, many suiull lunches, teas and suppers being given iii their honor. Mrs.
Dale remarked that never in any place
on the tour had they met with such kindness as was extended to them iu Victoria.
Invitations have beeu issued by Colonel English, R.A., nnd officers of the
Garrison for Garrison sports at Work
1'oint Barracks, on Thursday, June 22ud.
The marriage of Mr. Robert AIcKnight
und Aliss Mary Halcrow was very quietly celebrated at the residence of thc
bride's parents, Cumberland, B, C. The
drawing-room was most artistically decorated for the occasion with white carnations aud roses. Rev. Air. Simon officiated in the presence of tlie immediate
relatives and friends. The bride was
most beautifully gowned in white silk
poplin trimmed with silk applique and
tulle. The bridesmaids, Aliss Bessie Ale-
Knight and Aliss H. Halcrow, wore
dainty gowns of white voile and beautiful silk lace, with large white picture
hats. Thc groom wns supported by his
brother, Air. S. McKnight. After the
ceremony u dainty repast wns served,
and the happy pair left by the City of
Nanaimo for a honeymoon trip to Vancouver nud Victoria. The bride wore a
travelling costume of fawn cloth with
large silk tulle hnt to match trimmed
with large white plume. Tbe wedding
gifts were very numerous and admirably
chosen. Air. aud Airs. AIcKnight will
take Up their residence in Comox after
their return.
The many friends of Airs. Richard
Jones (sr.) will be glad to hear that she
has quite recovered from her recent illness.
Air. H. K. Prior is seriously ill in the
Jubilee hospital.
Air. and Airs. Clive Phillipps-Wolley,
of Pier Island, spent a few days at the
Balmoral this week.
Aliss Dorothy Green, nt present visiting Mrs. Parry, leaves shortly for 150-
Mile house to visit ber sister, Mrs. E. A,
l.'nrcw Gibson.
A very pretty June wedding wns celebrated ou Monday night nt 7.30 nt St,
Andrew's Presbyterian church, the contracting parties being Aliss Emily AInud
(Dolly) Richardson, youngest daughter
of Air. and Airs. J. Kichnrdson, of tbe
"Aliinor," Alenzies street, nnd Mr. John
Cornelius Hocking, second son of Mr.
nnd Mrs. William Hocking, of Ashcroft,
formerly of Butte, Montana. The ceremony wns performed by the Rev. Leslie
Clny in the presence of a great number
For Sale or Lease.
Horse and Cattle Ranches
Irrigated Plots for rruit
and Vegetables, Hav
Lands, Cultivated
and Wild.
Telephone 341.
FRED. J. MESHER
CONTRACTOR
and
BUILDER
91% Fort St.   Victoria
Properties have Buildings, are fenced
well watered aud contain sufficient timber for domestic purposes, excellent
fishing and shooting in the Lillooet and
Ashcroft aud Cariboo Districts.
For further information, terms and
prices write     	
S. TINGLEY,
P. O. Box 48. ASHeROFT, B.e.
of friends of the young couple. Miss
Winnie Fox made a most charming little
bridesmaid, attired in white silk with
huge picture hat, aud carried a bouquet
of white roses, gift of the groom, while
tlie bride, who was given away by her
father, was gowned in a most exquisite
white chiffon over silk aud trimmed with
quantities of beautiful old lace, her veil
of Brussels uet was caught up with
orange blossoms. The bride's going-away
dress was of blue cloth, with hat to
match. Mr. T. Hockiug acted as groomsman, while Messrs. S,. Hocking aud H.
^i>uik undertook the duties of ushers.
After the ceremony-a reception was
neld at the residence of the bride's
iather, Menzies street, which was most
heautilully decorated for the occasion,
and a large number of friends took advantage ot this opportunity to wish the
youug couple all sorts of prosperity iu
their new life.
Mr. and Mrs. Hockiug left the next
day lor Ashcroft, where tuey will reside.
They were i,ue recipients of many handsome presents, amongst which were the
following: Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hockiug,
cheque; Mr. J. Richardson, Princess
dresser; Airs. J. Richardson, household
silver; Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Henderson,
silver coffee pot; Percy Richardson,
cheque; Mr. A. J and Mrs. Longfield,
case silver spoons; Mrs. J. P. Fowler
(England), table ceutre aud pictures; Mr.
aud Mrs. Doyle, whisk and towel rack;
Mr. and Mrs. L. Heald, silver nutter
dish; Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Cross, china
dish; Mr. VV. Hocking, clieque; Mr. Will
Hocking, cheque; Mr. and Mrs. Glen
Thompson (Butte), silver'knife aud fork;
Air. aud Mrs. J. E. Smith, silver sugar
bowl; Mr. L. Eaton, marble clock; Mr.
J. Long, linen; Gordon Peake, silver hot
water jug; J. Winsby, silver candlestick;
Miss Harper (England), linen; Mrs. A.
Richardson, silver knife and fork; Mr.
uud Mrs. Neill, silver photo frame; Mr.
Cooley (Euglaud), portmanteau; Miss
Fox, dressing case; Charles Wark, silver
spoons; Mr. E. D. Allen, berry spoon;
Airs. T. C. Johnston, fruit dishes; Mr.
Harry Sinclair, cheque; Mr. H. A. Edwards, silver hsh slice; Mr. A. Newall,
set of carvers; Airs. W. North, silver
dessert spoous; Miss VV. Fox, handkerchiefs; MrB. T. Lancaster, slippers.
After the reception Mr. and Mrs.
Hockiug left for Ashcroft, where they
will reside for the present.
PROVINCIAL GOAL AT VICTORIA,
B. C.
TENDERS endorsed "Goal Supplies"
for tbe supply of Grooeries, Bread, Beef,
Clothing and Coal for the iibb of the said
ins ifution from the 1st of Jnlv next,
to tbe 30th day of Juue, 1906, will' be received by the uudersigned at the tiaid
goal, up to Monday, the 19th June.
Samples of Groceries, Clothing, etc can
be seen at the Goal. Tenders to state
price of Coal per ton of 2,000 pounds.
All supplies to be delivered at the Goal
ns required without extra charge. All
articles revuiredto be of Provincial manufacture as far as practicable.
Forms of tender will be supplied on
application at the Goal.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily ncoepted.
F. S. HUSSEY,
Inspector of Goals
June 5th, 1905
row. iMis m
The King Edward
The most modern hotel in the
city. European and American
plan.    Rates $i to $5.
The Dallas
The only seaside resort in Victoria. Situated overlooking the,
Straits of Juan de Fuca and the<
majestic Olympia Mountains.
American plan, $2.50 and up.
The Vernon
The leading commercial hotel,
with ample sample room  accom-
modatioa    $2. and $2.50 per day 1
The above hotels are all under the man-i
ageuient of
Mr. and Mrs. James Patterson.
Guests are requested to write or wire)
for rooms.   Bus meets all steamboats and]
trains.
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CANCELLATION OF RESERVE.
Air. F. Cummins, of Spokane, formerly
of the Bank of Montreal, in this city, is
visiting Victoria friends.
Mrs. Wnde   (Vancouver)   is   visiting
Airs. Archer Martin for a few weeks.
Mrs. Tye and Miss Devereux returned home this week after spending a very
pleasant three weeks at Mr. J. Taylor's
lovely old farm at North Saanich.
Miss Qruchy, of Jersey, Channel
Islands, who has been travelling for some
time, is paying Victoria a visit before returning home.
NOTICE is hereby given that the
reservation covering Graham Island,
Queen Charlotte Group, notice of which
was published in tbe British Columbia
Gazette and dated 30th January, 1901,
has been cancelled, aud that Crown lands
thereon will be open to sale, pie-emption
and other disposition under the provisions of tbe Land Act, on aud after the
21st July next.
W. S. GORE.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands and
Works.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B. C, 20th April, 190$
NOTICE
TENDERS FOlt TIMBER LIMITS.
Separate sealed tenders will be received
by the undersigned up to noon of Wednesday, 12th July, 1005, from any person who
may desire to obtain special licenses under
the provisions of the "Land Act," for the
purpose of cuttlug timber therefrom, of a
timber limit situated at Quatsino, on Vancouver Island, known as—
1st, Lot 177, Rupert District, containing
0,452 acres; license fee, $1,411.
2nd. Lot 178, Rupert District, containing
5,034 acres; license fee, $1,102.
3rd. Lot 170, Rupert District, containing
1,304 acres; license fee, $298.
The competitor offering the highest cash
bonus will be entitled to special licenses
covering the limits, renewable annually for
a term of twenty-one years.
Each tender must be accompanied by a
certified cheque, made payable to the undersigned, to cover the amount of the first
year's fees and the amount of bonus tendered, and also a certified cheque for, In
respect to Lot 177 $4,250, tn respect to Lot
178 $2,805, In respect to Lot 179 $1,150, being the cost of cruising and surveying the
limits. The Government cruiser's report
can be seen at the office of the undersigned.
Thc cheques will be nt once returned to
unsuccessful competitors.
W. S. GORE,
Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B. C, 15th June, 1905.
fiotel $t TraiKi*1
Uictoria, B. £.
SPORTSMEN!
Write me for particulars of  British
Columbia's
lest Stocked Game Preserves
Guides and Outfits furnished.
Prank Rushton
THE INLAND ARMOURIES,
KAMLOOPS, B. C.
" A Cent Saved Is a Cent Gained.' I
Purchase your "Cut Rate Esquimalt
Car Tickets" at the "Savoy Cigar Stand" j
By this method you can save enough to J
purchase your tobacco.   A full line ofj
Smokers' Requisites always ou hand.
0S*- Tickets will be furnished patrons only.
On, C, Antaon, Prop, Sam Cigar Stand.
Price's Gold Medal Brand eat«
sup, Vickies and Sauce are con> •
diments that should be in every
house.   Price and quality second j
to none.
NOTICE
Aliss Dorothy Greeu returned this
week from Comox, whore she has been
for some time.
Airs, Burchell, of   Thetis   Island, is
(pending n few weeks in town.
We do not know of any store that con-
tnins n more interesting exhibition, and
one thnt particularly appeals to visitors,
than Weiler Bros., on Government street.
Everyone should make a point of looking
through this fine establishment from
time to time.
South African War Land Grant Act
Grants of land made to Volunteers, their
heirs or assigns, under authority of this
Act, are mibject to the condition that
such lands shall hnve beeu seleeted by
the grantees nn or before the first dny of
July. 1905. Notice is. therefore, hereby
given that applications for such lands
muni be filed nt a Governmeut Office by
tbat date.
R. F. GREEN,
Chief   Commissioner   of   Lands   and
Works.
Lands nnd Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., 26th Mny, 1905.
Farms and Ranches For Sale or
Lease
Write for  iuformnfiou   regarding the
fruit growing sossibihties of
tbe district.
Martin Beattie
Realty and Investment Broker
P.O. Box 106, Kamloops, B. 6.
HIT HIM AGAIN.
There was a   meeting   at   the local
chapel, called by fhe minister, to discuss 't
the question of the repair of the building, which had heen allowed to get into J
a bad state.    Great hopes were enter-
taind of the generosity of Brother Wfcg-
topp, a local pork butcher, but some disappointment was felt,   when   he   only
promised   two   pounds.     During   the
prayer which followed the proceedings,
a piece of plaster became detached from |
t'he ceiling and fell on to Brother Wag-
topp's head, with a   soft   thud.   More 1
frightened than hurt, that worthy jump- j
ed up and   exclaimed,   "Jeursalem! I'll 1
give five pounds."   The pastor, however, I
only paused in    the   devotions to addj
earnestly   to   the   prayer:   "Hit   himl
again, Lord,    hit   him again."—Tatler.j
London, England.
^MMM-M——
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Bsa
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■ THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JUNE< 17, 1905.
Championship
Lacrosse Match
AT
Oak Bay Park,
VANCOUVER   v».   VICTORIA
Saturday, June 24
1905.
The G.B.A.A. Sports
will be held also at the same place,
commencing at 1 p.m.
Lacrosse Match commencing at
3 p.m.
)    J. B. A. A. sports continued in
intervals and after match.
Admission 25c.
Plenty of Things for PICNIC LUNCHES
BASEBALL LBAUUti.
I'.'he schedule of gamen ln the Northwest-
Baseball League follows:
I Victoria plays at BelUugham on May 21st,
|th, Slat; June 4th, (ith, Tth; June 18th,
h, 21st; July 2nd; July 14th, loth, ltUU,
biii;  AugUBt lSth, 27th;  September Will,
ht.li,  211th,  27th.    At  Everett,  Muy   14th,
LtU; June 11th, 24tU, 20th, 2ilk; July 4lU,
Lh, UtU; July 23rd; August UtU, 2uiU; Sep-
luiber 3rd, 5th, UtU, 7th; September loin,
till, 17th; October 1st. At Vuueouver, Mu)
Lh, 12th, 13th; June 13th, 14th; July 11th,
Lin, 13th; July 20ih, 2Utli; August lutu,
Ijih, 12th; August 22ud, 23rd; September
lh, sth; September 2Sia, 2Utu, Win.
I Vancouver plays al Belliuguum ou Alu*
Ln, loth, 141b, Zttth; Juue lltb, 2alU, 2ilu,
|ilU; July 4th, 4th, tub; Jul}- 23rd; Auguoi
u, 20th, 2tttli; September 3rd, Uib,   uu,
<x; October 1st.    Al Everett, Muy 21m,
lu, 31st; Juue 4lb, Otu, Ilh; Juue lam,
•tu, 21st;  July  2uu,  lUlb, miu;  Augus,
111, Uib, 13tb, 27lh; September lutk; oep-
■mber 24th, 2litb, 27tb.   At Vietoria, .uuj
lib, 17th, lttih; Juue liitb, lJihj'July ism,
|ui,  20th; August 1st, 2uu,  3rd; Aujjua.
i i,  lUlb,  17th;  August 2'Jtb, auiu;  Sep
uber 12U, 13th; September lttth, ,20ib.
Sverett plays at Bellingham uu Muy lutu,
b, isth; June 16th, 17th; July 1SU, leu,
th; August 1st, 2nd, 3rd; August loin,
12th; August 22ud, 23rd;  Septeubei
|th, 13th; September 2l)th. 30th.   At Vim-
uver,  May lutk, 20th; May  2tith, iiiu,
ue Slh, UUi; June 30U, 30th; July l»i,
lly 14th, 15th; July 28th, 2Uth; Au^s,
|th,  luih; August 31st;    September i»i,
i; September 22nd, 23rd.    At Victoria,
[ay tfth, 10th; May 23rd, 23rd, 24th, 24ib,
: 1st, 2ud, 3rd; Jul; 21st, 22nd; Augu&i
b,  5th;   August  25th,   26th;   Septeiuuei
b, 5th.
T
ielllugham plays at Everett on May uta,
h, 13th; June 18th, 14th, 15th; July lltb,
Ith, 13th; July 25th, 26th; August 15th,
Ith, 17th; August 28th, 30th; Septembei
lh, 9th; September 19th, 20th.   At Vuu-
luver, May 23rd, 24th, 24th; June 1st, 2nd,
Id; June 22nd, 23rd, 24th; July 6th, 7th,
lb; July 21st, 22nd; August 4th, 5th; Sep
Imber 4th, 4th; September 15th, 16th.   At
Ictorla, May 19th, 20th; May 26th, 27th;
line 8th, 9th, 10th; June 30th, 30th; July
It, 1st; July 28th, 29th; August 18th, 10th;
lugust 31st; September 1st, 2nd; Septeiu-
Ir 22nd, il&ra.
LACROSSE.
■Elsewhere in this issue appears a no-
Ice of the big    championship    match
Iheduled to be played at Oak Bay, be-
peeu the Victoria and Vancouver teams,
Saturday next, the 24th inst.   The
I'eek sincerely hopes that all true lovers
Canada's great national game will
ake it a point to be present on   this
Icasion, and bring their friends   and
Insfolk with them,    Victoria, as   the
Ipital city of the Province, ought   to
Ive the banner lacrosse team, and the
iblic should see to it that those   who
i striving to attain this laudable end
not in the smallest degree lack the
Ipport of the whole community.   Vic-
pa, in the old days, was "some pump-
|is" in the lacrosse world; but, through
: apathy, she has slipped from her
\h position.   It is the aim of Mr. W.
Bolton and the enterprising sports-
We have many different things to help
you fix up a dniuty and nourishing picnic lunch.
A special lino of nice potted Meats,
Biscuits, Jellies und Jams, Drinks, etc.
Armour's Lunch Tongue, l's 40o
"      Chickeu Loaf 20c
"      Veal Loaf 15o
"      Ham Loaf 15o
Tennaut's Ale 81.00 per dozen
CARNE'S CASH BSOCBRT
Cor. Yates & Broad. Phone 586.
180 acres under cultivation, a frontage of
four miles on the Thompson River, C.P.R.
runs through Property, well adapted for
stock raising, mixed farming, or fruit good
supply of water, 4 miles of ditching for
irrigating purposes, sufficient timber for
all purposes. Two good dwellings, several smaller ones for hired hands, several
large stables, shed, corralls, blacksmith's
shop, granaries, etc., whole ranch is
fenced. C. P. R. flag station at house, C.
P. R. siding on property, steamboat calls
at door twice a week. Large range of
wild land adjoining this ranch which
makes a fine free run for cattle. This is
one of the finest ranches in British Columbia.   Price, $18,000,00.
P. R. BROWN, Ltd.,
30 Broad Street, VICTORIA, B.C.
TRUSCOTT
LAUNCHES
FOR SALE
HutchcSOn BfOS„ Victoria,
I Sole Agents for British Columbia. :i
men who are bis active colleagues, to recover this lost ground. That their efforts have already been crowned with a
fair measure of success, the very creditable performance of the Victoriu boys
at Vancouver is ample evidence. Tbe
Vancouver sporting reporters — little
given to praising another town when
praise is not due—acknowledged in their
own papers that the Victoria boys made
the home team sit up.
Looked at merely from a business
point of view, an invincible lacrosse
team is one of the finest possible advertisements for a town, as its performances are chronicled everywhere, and intense interest naturally transfers itself
from the team to the team's home city.
Turn up in force next Saturday, gentlemen and ladles all, and support those
who are trying to give you clean sport
and a winning team.
HAPPY WITH EITHEB.
A maiden lady was very ill and the
minister paid her a visit. "Well," said
the 'ndy, "I suppose by to-morrow night,
I shall be in Beelzebub's bosom." "No,"
snid the minister, "you mean Abraham's bosom." "Well, either will do.
When you have lived as long as I hnve
and never been married, you are not so
particular."—Tatler, London, England,
THEY DID.
Loudon, Ont., when casting its ballots
in the by-elections on the thirteenth instant', should remember thnt the month
of June is sacred to Hymen.—Vancouver
World.
ft SNAP!
POULTRY AND
ORCHARD F/VRIVl
OP 100 H6RES IN NORTH SflRNieH.
4j£ miles from Sidney Station. 25 acres cleared, of these,
15 acres in oats, 20 acres slashed, ready tor plow next spring. 4
roomed cottage and outbuildings, good well. Situated on main
road.   Surrounded by the choicest farms on the Island.
Price %ffik $20.00 per acre.
No Land in This District Has Been sold
at So Low a Price.
-APPLY-
Box 266,   Victoria, B. C.
THE LYRIC
THEATRE
Broad Street,
Between Yates and Johuson.
O. Renz, Manager.
The oldest and moit populur vaudeville
resort in the city. The management
aims at all times to furnish the largest,
most finished, refined and up-lo-date
aggregation of imported vaudeville talent
that pains and money can procure.
Opeu eveiy evening at 8 o'clock.
Show starts at 8.30.
Admission : 10 and 25c.
This Week
is the right time to instal
ELECTRIC LIGHT,
because by putting the matter off indefinitely you are going without one of tbe
greatest of modern conveniences. Leave
your order with us at once.
B.C. Eleetrie Ry Co.
LIMITED'
"MADE IN VICTORIA"
Ice Cream and
Ice Cream Soda
Made Fresh Daily from PURE CREAM
We iuvite Comparison with tbe
Imported Article.
THE MIKADO LUNCH AND
TEA ROOM
44 PORT STREET.
Open 8 11.111. to 12 p.m. Sundays excepted
ELECTRIC   LIGHT
And Heat Treatment
recommended by the medical faculty lor Rheumatism, Sciatica, Stiff Joints, etc. Apply to MISS
liM.ISON, 74 Fort Street, victoria.
Tol.phon. 1110
Balmoral Block
They have a brand of whisky lu Kentucky known as the "Horn of Plenty," because it will corn you copiously.
HOTEL   DAVIES
Our Ronnie nre the most central, (he
best furnished and most comfortable in
tbe city.
Tbe famous Poodle Dog Restaurant.
Cuisine unexcelled.
SAVOY   THEATRE
W. G. Stevenson, Mgr.
WEEK OF JUNE I9TH, 1905.
Post & Ashley
Parley Sisters
Ethel Clifton
Alice Wildemere
Jennie Clair
"Preciados"
Mile Inez Scott
La Monde Sisters
ADMISSION: 15 Cts. and 25 Cts.
DAILY **«
General admission ioc.
MATINEES   ioC.   ALL   OVER.
G
R
A
N
D
Management ol
ROBERT JAMIESON
WEEK OF JUNE 19.
Frederick   Roberts
The Mlzuno Japs
Ghezrell   Violinist
Lewis and  Harr
The Seymours
New Molng Pictuyes
NEW MOVING PICTURES
" Wanted, a Dug."
JOC.
Rss.
Stats
Johnson Street.
OO WHERE TIIE CROWD OOKS THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1905.
Lace and Lingerie Headgear.
Hats, Holidays and Housework—Tables and Trimmings—Salad
Dressing and Room Dressing.
by "b'aSette."
Dear Madge:—I promised you a longer
letter this week so I must endeavor t'o
find a topic that you like; knowing as I
do what a butterfly of fashion you are
I am going to begin by describing the
much worn, lingerie hat, which has
turned the millinery world t'opsy turvy
this season.
Instead of tlie ubiquitous flopping hat
of a year ago, all of drooping ruffles and
lace and embroidery, are hats for the
most part quite definitely made up on
wire frames stretched out' until there
would be almost a stiff straight effect
were it not for the narrow frills of lace
which face the brim or edge of it, or the
soft pleatings which trim it.
From the stiff sailor shapes, made of
embroidered linen, line and sheer as a
handkerchief, with the bow at tho side
made of more of the embroidered linen,
up to the hat nearest last season's style,
but' smaller made of sheer Swiss embroidery and a huge bow of soft ribbon,
there is a world of difference between
the styles of the two years.
Tho stretching out instead of shirring
up ou wire frames is the most marked
change; and next to if tlie difference in
size, everything in the hat line bingmuch
smaller this year. Here and there you
se a huge affair, but it is incongruous-
out of date.
Embroidery is used more than lace for
the actual making; but lace is used a
great deal, too, for a little soft breaking
of hard lines.
There is more latitude as to trimming,
too. Feathers, which were tabooed for
the airy creations of last year have
proved the very thing the new hats need.
And, in feathers, t'he exquisite idea thnt
Paris advanced a couple of months ago
has been realizd—two colors in a single
plume; not shaded, but pale enough in
shade to make the most delicate of contrasts. On white hats, of course, white
feathers are preferred.
But' the newest of all lingerie hats is
that of the pale shade of blue or pink,
usually of both—tlie foundation of one
color embroidered in motifs or in an all
over design in the contrasting color, with
perhaps a bow of ribbon to emphasize
the color scheme; or one of those new
plumes—pale blue with fhe edges of the
palest tint of pink all the way round.
Besides feathers, the use of flowers
upon lingerie hats, is new and wreath-
like trimmings of tiny June roses and
forget-me-nots nestle against a snowy
background, or a bunch of little daisies
is perched up under a pale blue brim.
Tlie colored hats—if so delicate a tint
can be called color—are exceptions.
Most lingerie hats are white; but they
are might'}- pretty exceptions, and make
the sweetest setting for a white dress,
they follow lingerie styles even more
than actual lingerie styles.
Stretching the embroidery on the light
frames shows it' off much more sharply,
so that prettier and prettier cmbrodier-
ies are in demand all the time—sheer
stuffs being embroidered in eyelet
designs being most popular of all.
Linen—a heavier weight than handkerchief linen—with bold open designs
make up a stunning hut, with rows and
rows of tiny frills for a brim facing instead of stiff linens.
Some of the hats which properly belong to the lingerie clnss aren't lingerie
at all, except in treatment. Horsehair
—the lightest silkiest kind and leghorns
(by the wny leghorns are very good) are
trimmed with narrow lace frills a.iu
with the embroidery inserts and finished
with a bit of color in the shape of roses,
or a plume.
But even toques—severe and all as
they are-^have an adorable lingerie
representative, which bows to file required tilt of the season. The top is
flat, the narrowest of vnleneicnues makes
up the deep brims, and at tlie back are
massed roses shaded from light to dark
pink.
I ended my letter of last' week with
a perfect sermon and your remark about
the trials of housekeeping almost provokes me to another one quite ns severe.
Madge the matter of fact is this that'
you to do too much, you try to make the
days' work enough for six, I think there
is something   bewilderingly paradoxical
I11 the fnct that' the more labor-saving
devices there are placed upon the market
the busier we mortals seem to be. 1 suppose it is owing to the fact that we have
to give all our spare time to looking
after the devices. I, of course, sympathize with you, having one nmid-of-all-
work; but don't you think, denr, that we
might not be such slaves to detail? I
wonder if tliere is this same restless
feeling all over the world, or only you
and I Madge who try to do more, than
we ought; 1 should thing so judging from
the heads of households I meet sometimes in town.
Tlie seductive cause of self-imposed
slavery mny be traced to the market'
place, with its alluring labyrinths of
variety. Everywhere we encounter the
temptation to indulge in superfluities. It
is very seldom you see a woman positive
enough t'o resist carrying home from her
trip to town, something she does not
want, or at least would be better without. I think you ought to rest for a
couple of months, and that is why, in
my last letter, I suggested your camping
this summer; you know "cherie" when
you get away from home for a few
months, you will find that you will be
much more able to manage your house
when you get back, and with your husband away I am afraid I ennnot see any
reason for you to stay iu that' hot, dusty
town all summer. I hope to be able to
join you in August, then just think of
the idleness we will indulge in. I am
afraid at tlie end of the summer we will
be gray if we go on in our present foolish way. I agree with one poor little
woman who was tired out witli battling
with 'genteel' poverty, and said to me
one day: "Let me have restful peace,
let nie have harmony at any cost. Life
is ugly, deformed, and not worth liviug
outside the realm of this heavenly
twain." But there, enough of this, I
will turn you to a brighter side of our
life for there is so much to be enjoyed,
and the question is how to get' the most
of it.
Madge, I have been extravagant
again this week, see how readily I own
up to it, but I am sure even you would
not have been able to scold, when you
saw the temptations AVeiler Bros, are
holding out' in the wny of table accessaries. Out glass, desert dishes, oil
bottles, bon-bon dishes and water bottles,
whicli absolutely dazzle you, and last',
but uot by any means ienst—vases—it
was here I was completely carried
away, so I know you will forgive me,
knowing my "penchant" for decorations
especially fable. They hnve some of
those dear old-fashioned Epergnes in
opalescent shades, they always remind
me of dear old ladies with black silk
dresses and white lnce, I suppose becnuse
I can just remember seeing thoni when n
very small girl; these are very easy to
arrange, nnd are very pretty. I also saw
some fern dishes whicli quite won my
heart in the shape of tulips, with separate linings. You know "cherie" I
always look first lit the decorations of a
room, it means such n lot to nny room,
no matter how beautiful the furniture,
and to decorate you must have vases to
suit your flowers. I have sets for the
table which I have collected from time to
time, but still the new shapes coming iu
all tbe time tempt nie most terribly. I
was asked the other day what' was my
favorite color scheme for table decorations. I think it is pink, really the
question is a hard one to decide. At n
supper we went to last week, the table
was done in fhe palest of pink nnd
mauve, sweet peas and tulle of the two
shades to mutch, the old-fashioned
epergne I spoke of was the centerpiece,
nnd nt tlie four corners were suinll vases
to match. With these flowers maidenhair fern wns used; and with the pale
pink shaded light! this dainty table made
onethink of fairyland, and was most admired; altogether I think this supper
wns one of the jolliest I have been to
for a long time, everything wns so perfectly done. I do envy people who have
tho knack of simply making people
enjoy themselves. I nm wandering off
my subject of tables again, and I hnve
seen so many pretty ones lately I must
give you some more of the descriptions,
one especially was douo in yellow Ice
land poppies shaded from dark to light,
these were arranged in basket vases and
yellow ribbon;   these dainty little vases
were a great novelty, I had never seen
iiieiu before, they were of amber glass,
tlie centre one   being   bigger than the
others.    From the chandelier was suspended an ordinary flower   basket filled
with poppies and wild grass, tied with
a huge bow of soft yellow ribbon, tlie
ends of which were brought to the corners of the table and tied in two smaller
bows, you can't imagiue how pretty this
wus hy my    description,   which    1 am
afraid can hardly describe anything so
artistic.    What a lot   of   individuality
eau be displayed in decorating, and it is
such interesting work.   Chiffon,   ribbon
and t'ulle are used a great deal for tables,
and tire sometimes of a contrasting shade
to the flowers.   Talking   of   tables reminds me of your repealed request for
some salad receipe. For ordinary dossing
I think the following is one of the best
1 have used:   Put into a basin   a tea-
spoouful each of sugar and mustard, add
half a teaspoonful ench of pepper and
salt, two tablespooufuls salad oil, stirred
iu drop by drop, then two teaspoonfuls
of vinegar, lastly add four   tablespooufuls thiu cream, which must be put in
slowly or it will   curdle,   this dressing
will keep a week or more hi a cool place.
For tomator, pea, beetroot  and   celery
salad I use the rich mayonnaise dressing
us it is thicker.   This is   made   as follows:   Beat the raw yolks of four eggs,
add a tablespoonful each of salt, sugar,
dry mustard and a dash of cayenne, to
this add very slowly half a cup of the
best salad oil,   drop   by drop; this, if
rightly done will   be   quite   waxy aud
Thick, then add half   a   cup of vinegar
aud the beaten whites of the eggs, aud
cook as for custard.   This is a most excellent dressing, which I have used for
years.
I have beeu unusually busy this week,
Madge, and I am quite proud of the result; I have been "doing up" the room
for the cousin 1 am expecting to visit
mo t'his summer. The wall paper, you
know, was green, and I have bad the
woodwork and Door stained a darker
green, and the rug, Madge, is a most
lovely akbar art square in shades of
green, the curtains and hangings are of
art green muslin fastened with pale pink
bows, with little white outside curtains;
i'he dressing table, which by the way is
a most substantial packing case, is
padded and draped with muslin to match
the curtains, and has little shelves for
boots, etc. I have had a box made for
her dresses, which is about five feet loug
uud uot too deep, and it just fits into the
window alcove. I have this upholstered
in green denim, and with a few cushions
covered with white muslin finishes a
most "comfy" little room, the bed and
toilet coverts are, of course, white. I
a in looking forward to her arrival;
which I hope will be early (his week, I
have a nice little surprise for her; remembering her fondness for music I got
iier one of those lovely mandolins from
Fletcher's, and I hope she will take advantage of the liberal offer that enterprising firm are making. Fancy, Madge,
with every mandolin, guitar or banjo
l hey are offering ten lessons from the
best' teacher in Victorin free of charge.
Farewell for this week, Madge.   I am
oil to a brilliant   society   function this
afternoon, and next week will promise
you some more summer receipts.
Yours,
BABETTE.
VICTORIA
57 GOVERNMENT STREET
rinch & Hnch
TENNIS SHIRTS.
ENGLISH OXFORD  SHIRTS.
FLANNEL SHIRTS.
PANAMA HATS.
PAJAMAS.
HOSIERY.
ENGLISH NOVELTIES A SPECIALTY.
SOCIAL.
Mrs. Creighton, of Now Westminster,
is visiting her sister, Miss Christie, of
Blanchard street.
«   *   *
Miss Nelly Nuttall left this week to
visit   ber   sisiter,   Mrs.   Hopkins,    of
"Bellevue," Lake Washington, Seattle.
»   •   •
Mr. and Mrs. Armand Hamilton (nee
Miss Nelly Forrester) of Tncomn, are
visiting friends in Victoria.
»   »   •
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fewster, who
were, recently married in Vancouver, are
spending part of their honeymoon nt the
Dominion hotel.
*   •   *
The music lovers of Victoria are looking forward to hearing Mr. J. D. A.
Tripp, one of the most brilliant pianists
now before the American public, who is
to appear here on July 25th. Mr. Tripp
is a Canadian by birth, and Canadians
have every reason to be extremely proud
of the fact. Mr. Tripp is a most brilliant musician, his expression and technique are said to be almost perfect. Mr.
Tripp will be assisted iu his concert' by
some of our local talent.
The Stage
THE SAVOY.
The Savoy has a good bill again
next week.   Post and Ashley, Varley i
ters, Alice Wildermere and Jennie Cl
are still with us, and in addition thj
are Spanish conjurors, a new songstrl
and two dancers to help make the sh|
attractive.   Crowded houses every nij
bear eloquent testimony to the attracti|
nature of the amusements provided i
this popular establishment.
THE GRAND.
KNOCK.
When you find a man that's rising
From the plane where once he stood,
line who shows a zeal surprising
At doing something good,
Don't cover him with praises-
He might not bear Ihe shock—t,
Besides, such acts are crazes-
Knock.
When you nnd a wife that's loving,
A husband that Is true,
Then remark thnt "turtle-dovlng"
Seems quite absurd to you;
Devote your time to sneering
About the "good home folk";
At every word endearing,
Knock.
When at last you cross the border—
For cross It all men must—
You'll nnd the Knocker's order
With little pains, I trust,
Go down through thorn nnd thicket
And mud nnd slimy rock,
And there, at Hades' wicket,
Knock.
—Puck.
A most enjoyable dance was given by
Mrs. George Gillespie on Wednesday at
bar residence, Highwood, Moss street.
The garden was most attractively illuminated witli Chinese lanters, provided
with seats for the tired dancers. Tbe
supper room wns most artistically decorated witli pink roses aud maiden hair
ferns, and with the dainty pink shaded
lights presented a very attractive effect;
Mrs. Gillespie was beautifully gowned
in mauve satin with lovely old lace; Mrs.
Mae Todd looked charming in a dainty
frock of blue silk chiffon; Miss Alice
Bell looked very sweet in turquoise blue
muslin with red loses iu her hair; Miss
Barlee (Peterborough) was attired in a
dainty gowu of pale blue organdie; Miss
Onve Brydeu, a pretty little "debutante,"
wore a dainty frock of cream satin with
real lace, and di-esden ribbon girdle; Miss
Katie King wore a most becoming gowu
of cream embroidered net oven- blue taffeta siiK. Amongst others present were:
iWrs. H. Croft, Mrs. Harold Robertson,
Mrs. R. H. Pooley, Mrs. Robin Dunsmuir, Mrs. D. M. Rogers, Mrs. Hollyer,
Mrs, F. Ilauingtou, Miss Baiss, Misses
Newcombe, Miss M. Monteith, Miss
Bell, Miss V. Pooley, Miss V. Powell,
Mis3 Wolley, Miss Beanlands, Miss G.
Drake, Miss McDonald, Miss N. Dupont,
Miss 0. Boswell, Miss T. Hanington,
Miss N. Todd, Miss Wigley, Miss Eberts,
the Misses Butchart, Miss E. Pitts, Miss
S. Pemberton, Miss Phipps, Miss Brady,
Miss Elsie Bullen, Miss L. King, Mrs.
W. E. Oliver, Miss B. Irving, Miss G.
Lowen, Messrs. Foote, 8emple, Cornwall,
Geo. Johnston, B. Scholefield, R, Troup,
B. Tye, B. Bell, T. Griffin (Vancouver),
3. S. Gibb, J. Hollyer, H. Taylor, J.
Pnddon, E. Musgrave, D, Hanington, L.
Richardson, R. Monteith, S. Phipps, E.
Todd, J. Geary, R. H. Pooley, J. A.
Rithet, D. M. Rogers, H. Robertson, J.
Muskett, D. F. Morris, J. Jones, A. S.
Gore, C. Brady, Douglas Bullen, F. B.
Pemberton, H. M. Robertson, W. E.
Oliver and Jack Cambie.
"No dull times here," says Manad
Jamieson of the Grand Thentre, and]
is little wonder with such surpassing il
tractions, both in surroundings and pi|
formers, as he has to offer.   This pop
lar house has heen crowded every nigl
during the week by appreciative auq
euces,    The great Richards, in tenia1
impersonation, is screamingly funny, ail
the Lees iu their sketch, and the Jama~
dancing, make a worthy support, besidj
the excellent moving pictures.   Fresh
tractions this coining week are Fredel
ick Roberts, tbe Miznno Japs; Chevref
violinist, Lewis and Harr, the Seymouj
and several Charming new pictures.
HOTEL ST. FRANCIS OPENED.
A very pleasant event on Thursdi
evening was the formal opening of t
Hotel St. Francis. The enterprising ,pi
prietors, Messrs. Ctiroolth & Ev
celebrated the occasion by inviting
one hundred of their friends t'o begue
of the house for the auspicious eve
Au excellent dinner, whose qi
vouched for the care the new munad
uieut is devoting to its culinary depal
uient; was served between the hours J
0 and 8 p. ui., t'he following being
attractive menu:
Olives. Caviare ou Toast.
Clear Soup.
Fried Fillet of Rock Cod.
Cucumber Salad.
Crumbed   Lamb   Cutlets  and   AsparngJ
Savory Eggs on  Toast.
Koast  Spring Chicken.
Fillet of Veal.
Boiled  Plum  Pudding,   Brandy   Sauce|
Strawberry lees.
Savory.
Cheese.
Anchovies.
Fruits. Coffee]
Knights of Pythias
DECORATION DAY
All members of the Order are requested
to meet at Castle Hall, nt 1.30 p. in., Suu-
dny, June 18th. Parade to cemetery will
start at 2 p. m. sharp, hended by the Fifth
Ileglment band. Visiting brethren Invited
to attend.
Friends muy leave flowers at Castle Hall,
corner Douglas nud Pandora streets, Dr.
Humber's ollice, 4a Government street, and
Army & Navy Clothlug Store. 11" Government street.
By order of
COMMITTEE  ON  DECORATION.
The pleasure the numerous guests toJ
in discussing this pleasant   repast w|
enhanced' by the performances of an
cellent string   quartette,    recently
gnnized by Mr. Sampson, and   entitlj
the Mogart Stringed Quartette,   Of
talented members Mr, Sampson hinise
plnyed first violin, Signor Claudio fir,
violin, Edgar Fawcett second violin, an
Herbert Foote 'cello.   They rendered t
following programme   with   great sk|
and taste:
Overture—Magic Flutw   Moznl
Desc-iptive—Bablllage       E.   Glllf
Alio. Moderato—Qunrtctte No. l....Moza]
Pizzicato Gavotte—Heart and Hnnd
  C. Lata|
Crudle Song   C. Lata.
March—Birthday Festival 	
Andante and Allegro Molto Mozi
VioHn Solo-Cavatlna   J. Hi
Signor Claudio.
Coucert Waltzes—Lift Is a Dream. .StraJ
March—Zenoble   Robt. A. B
Old-timers will hardly recognize
St. Francis in it's new dress as
Oriental of former days, no exp
having been spared by the new o
in renovating and refitting. The
attractively done in walnut and
papering, nnd the rot'unda is equippB
with comfortable divans, loungil
chairs and small tables. There are tl
dining rooms, one finished, in red sharf
nnd the other in green. The upstal
guest rooms and suites are expected!
be ready for occupation by Domini
Day, when the St. Francis will enferf
a new and long lease of life under
new management.

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