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 Bank of Hamilton
Capita] $2,500,000
Reserve $2,500,000
Total Assets, $29,000,000'!
Interest paid half-yearly on deposits of
$1 and upwards in Savings Department.
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the world. Vancouver Branches, cor.
of Hasting and Hamilton Sts., Powell St.
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Vol. III.   No.
22
VICTORIA AND VANCOUVER    B. C, SATURDAY,   JULY 21, 1906.
One Dollar Per Annum
The Editor's Review
Of Current Topics.
ithout       The   letter   of   Mayor, ing the article we do not think it is
gnity.       Morley  indited  to  the j implied, still although the Week hits
Colonist and also insert-1 hard it  never hits below  the belt,
in the  Times,  is  a  remarkahle 1 and as at any rate one of our readers,
E
'oduction, as remarkable for its
asoning as for its phraseology. The
iumption that the person who
shes to purchase an article, even a
cessary of life, should not go to
e person who has to sell, but should
pect and wait for that person to
me to him is a new theory and re-
Tses the traditional relationship or
uyer and seller.
In the next place the Mayor makes
ie extraordinary charge that his
•itics who are trying to force him
give the   dry   and thirsty   city
re water are "rushing" him.   This
ter the years of constant   agita-
on.   If that is Mayor Morley's idea
!< rushing" it means that we shall
dry and thirsty for a decade or
ore.
As for the execrable taste shown
his ill-mannered reference to Bish-
p Perrin, who even if a Bishop has
ill, we suppose, some of the. rights
citizenship which apparently does
ot include the right to criticize the
iayor, it carries its own condemna-
on.. What shall be said of the fol-
wing gem of literary criticism ad-
ressed by the Chief Magistrate of
ie Capital City to the Bishop of the
nglish Church:
"Your continued action on this
lestion makes it pertinent for me
ask whether it would not be more
the public interest for our friend
ie hishop to again turn his atten-
on to saving our poor benighted
mis from going where water is
areer than in the city of Vic-
»ria?"
And this is a contribution to the
telligent discussion of a great pub-
3 question.
All we can say is that every man
ho voted for Mr. Morley must hang
s head with shame to think that
owever much he might feel called
pon to resent the criticism of the
ess he should have gone out of his
ay to insult a gentleman who enjoys
e respect of the whole community,
d whose sacred office should have
otectcd him from cheap sneers and
bald abuse. The whole attitude of
e Mayor toward the water question
lamentable, but however wrong-
aded he might have so conducted
mself as not to have incurred the
insure of fair minded men. The
Delusion is forced upon us that
e only way to make any progress
for the city to tnke the mntter into
own hands to the extent of hold-
g a public meeting nnd condemning
"laisser faire" policy which car-
is it no nearer to the goal.
litorial Our attention has been
nende. called to the fact that
in two articles appearing
The Week, in which scathing enm-
int was made upon the manner in
ich the Federal Government  and
officers handled the Brothier ease,
1 name of Sir Wilfrid Laurier wns
,«d in a manner which might be in-
preted to mean that we suggested
personal complicity in the steps
;en to liberate that precious seonn-
1; and that he shared the blame
Brothier's release with Mr. Fitz-
fcrick. No such thought wns in-
ided to he conveyed and on rend-
whom we greatly respect, and who is
a good Liberal, thinks that an amende
is due we have pleasure in making
the statement in the most unqualified terms that we did not intend to
suggest personal acquiescence on Sir
Wilfrid's part and that the only
sense in which we consider that
blame can attach to him is in the
general sense in which a Premier is
dence. In other words that they
hope to prove their case out of the
mouth of one of the accused. We
await the denouement, but this is a
likely proposition. Meanwhile we
have no hesitation in denominating
the scheme "a cool proposal."
For Love The Fifth Regiment Band,
of Art. Victoria, comprises a very
capable lot of musicians
whose services are appreciated whenever and wherever they are rendered.
Incidentally they recive nearly all
their financial support from the citizens of Victoria, either directly or
indirectly.   In the course of the year
The Cry Nothing can compare in
for Water, interest for Victorians
with the deplorable lack
of water and the pitifully weak manner in which the Mayor and Corporation are handling the question.
Meeting succeeds meeting with no
tangible result. The Water Committee presses a report whose recommendations are voted down. The members of the Council both by their
remarks and votes show that they are
working at cross purposes. Even
such a reasonable proposal as that
the owners of the best water supply
available should be asked their present figure is turned down.   All the
this amounts to a  very respectable 1 satisfaction the public can get is the
sum.    Once annually the merchants  statement of the Mayor:
hold a picnic which is one of the      "The public can rest assured that
An Apple Orchard at Kelowna the Fruitful.
sufficient head for fire purposes.
Eliminating for the moment every
other consideration, even if the Elk
Lake project would yield as much, or
ten times as much, as Goldstream,
there are the insuperable objections
of quality and elevation against it.
Mayor Morley admits that he is seeking a source from which to reinforce
Elk Lake, but by no process can he
alter the natural conditions which
have given it an earthy bed nnd banks,
and placed it only 192 feet above
Victoria. The citizens will never consent to accept impure water at any
price, not even as a cheap and nasty
bargain. Nor will they consider a
scheme satisfactory which whatever
thc quantity of water available can
not give a greater pressure than
about 75 pounds to the square inch.
The Mayor does not appear to understand that a scheme lacking these
prime essentials is not worth a moment's consideration, and in suggesting that people who argue in favor
of the Goldstream project are actuated by personal motives is descending to a style of discussion unworthy
of any public man. To twit the Colonist with "knocking" Victorin for
pointing out the true state of affairs
i is as ridiculous as it is disingenuous.
Does the Mayor mean that it would
be honest to disguise the desperat-1
pass to which affairs have come under
his direction from outsiders who contemplate settling here? Wo prefer
to believe that no true Victorian
wishes to have the seriousness of the
position minimized on tho dubious
ground of expediency.
responsible for all the official acts of
his ministers. We thought our statement would have been construed in
this sense.
A Oool
Proposal.
On Monday next the
special commmissioner
appointed by the Provincial Government will commence
his investigation into the charges
preferred by the Vancouver World
and the Victoria Times in connection with the Pendray acquisition of
Sehl's Point. The charge is thnt a
lady, whose name need not be mentioned, obtained private information
from the Lands and Works Department as to the amount of the tenders,
before the date on which they were
due to he opened. This would of
course involve a breach of (rust on
the part of the Department, and
equally a grave charge against the
lady and places her in the position
of a co-defendant. Bolli papers have
repeatedly declared that they have
evidence "abundant and startling,"
and the editor of the World in particular stated recently in Sentlle that
"this time" he was going tn "make
it stick" and that he bad a "cinch."
The public is waiting for (he evidence nnd will be prepared lo record
a just verdict thereon, As the dny
apron dies the World and the Times
—bow the latter is nn echo of the
other—both declare that if, may result
in a miscarriage of justice if the lady
should not be available to give evi-
most popular and successful of the
season's events. On the present occasion every preparation has been
made by a painstaking committee
with Mr. Fall as secretary to render
the affair even more attractive thnn
usual. Of course music was indispensable and equally of course the
Fifth Regiment Band was approached. To the intense surprise and disgust of the Committee the latter demanded what under all the circumstances of the case must bn considered nn extortionate fee, $G per man
per day. We arc not, questioning lhe
right of any mnn to sell bis services,
although under all the circumstances
of (lie ease it would not have occasioned great surprise had the Band
offered for once to recognize their
indebtedness tn their special patrons
by gratuitous services. No such
tiling, n fee, n high fee, in fact a
hold-up fee, was demanded and when
refused, in ord°r, we suppose, to
show their independence of Victoria
and its affairs, the Band promptly arranged to go to Bellingham for a
festival on the snme dny as (lie mer-
ehanls' picnic, thus diverting what
interest lhey could to a foreign and
competitive point. We ennnot think
Ihat on reflection thc members of
Hie Bund will consider Hint lhey hnve
acted fairly by the cily which supports them, nnd we hope there is another side In the question which will
modify the present nspcrt of the
case.
a plentiful supply of water is forthcoming of the best quality; whether
it, is the Esquimalt or not depends
upon the price, all other things being carefully taken into consideration. But nlso rest assured that we
are absolutely independent of the
Esquimalt system, both as to quality
and quantity."
This means, ns all the Mayor's
water schemes menu, that Elk Lake
with some possible additions will be
the source of supply ultimately recommended. Last week wo discussed the two schemes fully, nnd there
is no necessity to go over the ground
again, As hns been very properly
pointed out, in a letter to the Colonist, whnt is wanted is not merely
a wnter scheme, but the best available. The latter depends on at least
three indispensable conditions—adequate quantity, good quality and a
Mixing the The Vancouver World
Metaphors, has a poet-taster on its
staff with n pretty wit.
Of late we have had an almost endless range of metaphors suggestive of
red Indians, scalps, belts, girdles,
flags and many other eerie and fearsome things. This week the poets'
muse hns led him "into green pastures nnd beside the still waters."
In a burst of poetic fervour apropos
of nothing he exclaims "The sitting
members may be cajoled into according tlie Government continued support; hut the people have long memories and The World will water the
grass on the graves of their hopes
and keep it fresh and green 'lest they
forget,"' The Week respectfully informs the long-haired one thnt if he
intends to do this in Vietoria he will
hnve to bring his own water, we hnve
none to spare here especially for such
a long job.
The Shadows.
(By Charlotte Becker.)
A joy danced gaily down the way,
Light as a wind-blown leaf.
Ah! strange, that as she passed, there
fell
The shadow of a grief.
A grief crept sadly down the way,
Scorned as Love's broken toy.
Yet, from her drooping wings, she cast
The shadow of a joy.
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Polo,  Angelica  Maccaroons,Five o'Cloek  Ten, Cinderella, Kiel
Fingers,   Chocolate   Dessert, and nil Ihe old sorts, nl .10c per lb.
TRY JACOB'S   NEW BOUDER SHORTBREAD	
DIXI H. ROSS & GO., HI Government St. Victoria
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Where vou get the Best things to Enf nnd Diink THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY ai, 1906.
§JlTOMMa«MBMB«aMB«MaWBBMMlS
One Fiecee Two Fiecee.
And now it's the bathing-suit I The
fiat has gone forth and brazen single-
blessedness must give way to dual decency. No longer will the sands of
English Bay slip uneasily, the white
horses hide their heads and the cedars
whisper inuendoes while man stalks
shamelessly at high noon clothed in a
garment of Adamic brevity. The great
and only Moral Reform Association
has again taken up the good man's
burden and appealed to Caesar as the
mouthpiece of our hearths and homes.
,. * *
Personally, I wonder this seventh
wave has not struck the shingles of
the beach sooner. Innately modest myself I have blushed a roseate hue while
threading my embarrassed way through
the maze of large beach-combers, male
and female, who sprawl their languid
length athwart the sands. And I wear
the moral and unimpeachable "two-
piecer." Certainly it has its disadvantages in the water, but at least in
crawling back to the protecting shelter
of my dressing room, I do not feel quite
so like our first forefather after he had
eaten the apple and knew all about
things. However, the majority of men
appear to prefer getting close to nature
and in no way object to being the
"cynosure of neighboring eyes."
» * *
This latter phase of the situation
strikes me—thought it does not appear
to have so struck the Reformers—as
the more deplorable of the two. And
women are the worst offenders. Garbed themselves in the raiment of righteousness, skirted and stockinged and
gartered, they arc often far more decent than when they decorate a ballroom, but they can lounge on their
pretty elbows on the sands and stare
the unfortunate male out of countenance as he hurries, pink as a salmon
with conscious timidity, to the kindly
oblivion of the Pacific.
* * *
Shiv'ring one day  on the shingle
I was bashful and ill at ease,
For my trunks they failed to cover
By  a  furlong my chattering  knees.
I knew not what they were saying—
That crowd just behind me—when
They remarked a remark most remarkably like
The sound of a loud "A-hein!"
I have sought but I seek them vainly,
Those   freaks  in  ibeir    frocks    and
frills,
And  I'll  seek  them  till  Death's  dark
angel
Each one seriatim kills.
But it's likely tbat only in Hades
I shall find that crowd again,
For it's unlikely that up in Heaven
Do the angels remark "A-hem!"
does not receive much support from the
recent tour of Comrade Hawthornthwaite. On the other hand it would
really appear that the Conservative
party fought shy of the fire eater to
judge even from the reports of the
Liberal press. The Cranbrook Herald
says:
"Comrade Hawthornthwaite arrived,
in town yesterday morning and walked
to the Cosmopolitan hotel and registered. Not a Conservative appeared to
extend him the glad hand, and yet he
has been one of the best friends the
Conservative party of British Columbia
ever had, and no man in the house gave
McBride such loyal support during the
last session."
In a similar strain the Fernie Free
Press, the recently acquired organ of
the C. N. P. C. Co., declares:
"It may be said that the coming and
going of Mr. Hawthornthwaite to Fernie to address the miners on their
holiday was as close to a failure as
anything we have seen. He came to
speak to workingmen, he spoke, but he
didn't conquer; he was defeated and
dishonored by his own."
And the Moyie Leader bears out the
same idea in its latest issue:
'"McGregor hall was well crowded
last Saturday evening to listen to Mr.
J. H. Hawthornthwaite, M.P.P., of
Nanaimo, and leader of the Socialist
party of tiie province. Thos. E. Kelly
acted as chairman of the meeting and
introduced the speaker. Mr. Hawthornthwaite is a rapid and somewhat brilliant speaker. At time she was cool
and again at times he pawed the air
and become spasmodic. He would hit
Lieutenant-Governor Dunsmuir a rap,
then the beef trust, then John D. Rockefeller, then the Liberal Government and
then the Conservative Government. He
played no favorites and alii were grist
for bis muck rake. But as to the real
question of Socialism and its proposed
remedy for the industrial and class evils
of the present day he was not at all
clear, and those who went to hear an
educational speech were doomed to disappointment.
1 SPORTING COMMENT
«
ON PASSING .EVENTS
VANCOUVER.
The less said about the senior lacrosse match on Saturday the better.
Vancouver was deplorable. Gibbons at
goal saved a complete Waterloo. As
for the rest of the team, well, the
sooner they go and watch the little
boys on the vacant lots the sooner will
they learn how to play lacrosse. As the
Columbian caustically queried: "Was
there a lacrosse match on Saturday?"
Regimental.
Discretion.
Mr. Buscombe has decided that he
will not again run for the mayoralty.
I suppose His Worship is wise in time,
for it is better lo have lived laborious
days and go out on the high tide of
concious well-doing, than be told by a
fickle public to "get out." Mr. Buscombe is a nice little man and has more
business acumen than have the aldermen combined. But, as Mr. Chamberlain says, change is the essence of life,
and we don't want to see Mr. Buscombe
dead by stopping too long in office. A
year or two of Europe is all right, but
it's high time to get back to China.
Sunny Jim.
That «lusive person, James J. Hill,
still resists the blandishments of the
Board of Trade. It's a case of now you
sec him, now you don't. He was to
conic here a couple of months ago, and
be received with much pomp and circumstance, but business, urgent and
pressing called him back to St. Paul.
Again this week we were wearing
motor-car smiles already to welcome
him, when hey! presto! comes the word
that he has turned tail eastward and is
still travelling. Really Vancouver will
have to sidetrack the Great Northern.
The Socialist Leader.
The criticism of certain papers on
what they are pleased to call thc unholy
alliance between thc Socialists and the
Conservative   party   in    the    Province
VANCOUVER.
Early next month the Sixth Regiment marksmen will meet the crack
shots from the Second Regiment of
Infantry, National Guard Washington,
at the Richmond ranges and intend to
make the visitors look to their laurels.
The "D. C. 0. R." can claim some of
the best riflemen in the Dominion and
are willing to take on anything, even to
a Bisley team.
* *   *
The interest is of course remarkably
strong in the matches now in progress
at Bisley. Vancouver is well represented and all her men have so far acquitted themselves.
* *   *
The entries for the annual B. C. R.
A. are already numerous though there
is still another week before the lists
close. The ranges have been well taken care of and numerous improvements
made so that, given good weather, the
meeting should be the best on record.
* *   *
The regiment has inaugurated a Wednesday afternoon shooting, in view of
mid-'week half-holiday. This is an excellent move and will result in a greater
accession of zeal among the.men of the
Sixth, and a corresponding increase of
efficiency.
* *  *
The final match in the Canadian
Military Rifle League series was shot
off on Saturday and demonstrated that,
if normal conditions had prevailed
throughout, the regiment would have
ranked high in the aggregate. The bad
luck at the beginning of the seeason will,
however, it is feared, have pulled the
score down.
It is to be greatly regretted that it
is so difficult for Americans to take a
part in any sport without friction of
some kind resulting. I don't say it was
their fault at Bellingham, any more than
I say that it was their fault when the
Palma trophy trouble caused irritation
on two continents or when on another
memorable occasion a certain noble lord
chucked up his challenge for the American Cup. But the fact is there. Where
there is friction in amateur sport the
other side of the equation is the United
States.   Most distrcssin'.
The Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club
grounds will be remarkably busy shortly
with the croquet, bowling and tennis
open tournaments. I presume that Victoria will come over in hordes and capture all the nice little silver things as
usual. The courts, lawns and alleys
are in magnificent condition, as they
always are, and the club can at least
boast that it entertains "our friends the
enemy" in lirst class style.
Baseball has not that vogue just now
that it enjoyed during the previous two
seasons. The failure to get together a
professional team is probably responsible largely, as the game does not appeal very urgently to the amateur, at
least as an active participant. The
small boy who sits among the rooters
on the seat of the scornful misses his
fun, but otherwise Vancouver is not
materially affected.
AT GORGE PARK.-Nightly, London Bioscope. Biggest and Best Moving Picture Show. Opens Monday
with Fifth Regiment Band.
Another Bubble.
The Kamloops Standard has this to
say anent a recent fiasco engineered
and bolstered up by the Vancouver
World :-
"The sudden—very sudden—collapse
of the action brought by Norton, a
coast logger, against Hon. F. J. Fulton
for refusing to submit a Petition of
Right, must be somewhat disconcerting
to the Liberal journals which made
such a "hullabaloo" over the case. Norton had been persistently egged on by
the coast Liberals of the World coterie
and supported by the journals who follow the lead of that discredited prophet and now quits a wiser man in consequence. To read the twaddle that
appeared at the time the action was
commenced one would think Mr. Fulton had been guilty of some grave offense but in reading the judge's comments when dismissing the case one
readily sees that the plaintiff was badly
advised by his political friends.
The Ocean of Love.
(By Florence Brooks.)
All day I felt the surge of some far
sea
Murmuring through my being, and the
sound
Throbbed with deep music while my
sense was bound
Into a pulsing dream that grew to be
A song of oceanic mystery,
With depths to shake and currents to
astound
My soul,   till suddenly, 0   Love, I
found
Thy flood immeasurable surrounded me.
0 sea unplumbed and powerful, bitter
brine
Art thou to a weak flounderer in thy
deep;
Yet doth the right of wild dreams make
all mine
Tbat ocean   where    my    soul    doth
swing and sleep.
Mine are thy full  soft tides,  thy impetuous forms,
Thy cradling rest, and 0, dear Love,
thy storms.
Mistress—I'm sorry to trouble you,
Bridget, but my husband wants his
breakfast to-morrow at 5.30.
Cook—Oh it won't be no throuble at
all, mum, if he don't knock nothin'
over whoile cookjn' it an wake me up."
—Judge.
The Home
Seekers
Goal.
Special   Bargains  to
Wind Up An Estate.
d% acres in the North
End, only 20 minutes walk
to Post Office, with southern aspect, $600 per acre,
5 acres is all cleared and in
high state of cultivation.
Seaview lots from $50 to
1100 each, chiefly cleared,
and ready for building on.
Easy terms if necessary.
The B. C. Land & Investment
Agency, Ltd.
Real Estate, Financial and
Insurance Agents,
VICTORIA, B. C.
Ladies'
rimmed
Combs,
Ladies' Dressing
Combs,
Gentlemen's
Combs Etc
See the Herpicide
Comb,
Something New.
Cyrus H. Bowes, Chemist,
98 Government Street,
Near Yates St., VICTORIA.
Some Men Thrive
In Hot Weather,
Others feel it very keenly.
These men are probably too
warmly elad. They've a tired
look. Haven't you noticed it?
You'll find that the keen-eyed
chap "who pulls his own
weight" and more, in summer
wears a serge or gray flannel
suit, thin underwear, a straw
or light felt hat, and a soft
shirt.
You can get the whole outfit
at Finch's, and at a reasonable
price.
We work hard all the time
and don't mind it a bit. Just
now we're very busy opening
Negligee Shirts from $1 to $5;
Fancy Sox from 25c. to $3. per
pair; Fancy Vests from $1.50
to $5.
FINCH & FINCH
57 Oovernment St.,       VICTORIA
Irish
Poplin Ties
New lines just in, all shapes anq
shades; prices range from
50c. to $1.25
These Ties are made of genuin
Irish Poplin of the highest qualit
and their equal for beauty and sei
vice are not to be found in the cit
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Switches1
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style, at
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VICTORIA.
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Opposite Balmoial j THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1906.
At The Street
Corner
By THB LOUNQER
i
last week I drew attention to the
of interest displayed in tennis at
J. B.  A. A. courts on Kingston
let.   A friend of mine, a great ten-
|| enthusiast,   and   who joined the
> recently chiefly that he might play
favorite game, informs me that since
last note on the subject there has
practically no tennis there.    He
[gone every day and only succeeded
having two  setts,  a single  and  a
Jble.    The total number of players
Jig the courts  this week has been
Now there must be a screw loose
liewhere—there are many more mem-
_ than four.   Why cannot they be
uced to patronize their club courts
pie interest sof sport?
' know I shall be told that just now
(ss courts are more popular and that
. forthcoming tournament at Belcher
fcet discounts the interest in the earth
Jirts, but this is only a partial ex-
Ination; and in any case when a com-
fctee  of  management  advertises   and
kes a special feature of tennis and
uces  quite a number  of people  to
(... the club they should certainly go
step further and try to ensure their
ting a game.   I am not a "kronic
ker" as readers of this column well
ow ,and these remarks are made in
t. interests of the club.
Now, however, I have a "kick," and
jig one.   The J. B. A. A. is the lead-
organization of the Province it has
years  worthily mantained splendid
Editions.   The walls of the club rooms
decorated with the trophies of its
Ibwess and among tire leading busi-
3S and professional men of Victoria
day one recognizes many whose pho-
jraphs figure in groups of victorious
iletes at James Bay. This is as it
mid be, and bears out in the most
.nplete and satisfactory manner the
|iory of Old Country athletics.   The
!...  who  trains  conscientiously,  sub-
jting himself to the necessary disci-
ne to win in hard fought amateur
itests is fitting himself in one of the
it and most important senses for the
:tle of life.   It is because the J. B.
A. has done so well and is looked
to as the parent organization that,
1 a Victorian, I hang my head with
time at the miserable policy in send-
only four men to Nelson to com-
(te at the N. P. A. A. 0. regatta, and
ly entering them in a single event,
lis is   worse than a slight on the en-
prising   oarsmen   of   Kootenay, it is
insult.   It is equal to saying "Well,
promised to compete so we send a
!ew, but they shall do the absolute
inimum, just one race—the champion-
ip—and one more silver cup for Vic-
ria, that is all we care about." This
iks more like "pot-hunting" than
Iort, and in addition to discouraging
lotenay oarsmen, will lower the pres-
;e of the great J. B. A. A. in the eyes
all fair minded people. The little
liital of the Kootenay, a city of only
people, has not treated Victoria
I' this huckstering spirit, nor has it
lit its president begging "hat in hand,"
fan the City Council for "a trifle" to-
i.rds the expense of sending one crew
compete in one event at an interna-
inal regatta when the total expenses
re below $400.   The J. B. A. A. must
ve fallen on evil times if this is a
cessity, and it is about time to put
the   shutters  and  take  down  the
|ngle, at least that is how it strikes
Last Monday I was returning from
•ip to the outer wharf to get a whiff
^pttre ozone plus salmon-cannery per-
I..-. On the seat in front of me was
young mother vainly endeavoring to
iet her youngster who was apparently
mt two years old. The young cher-
1 bad gormandized vast quantities of
kits, nuts, etc., and seemed to be in
(•at misery and positively refused to
• comforted. Finally an old gentle-
In, who was sitting beside the dis-
Issed mother, and whom I took to be
father, remarked. "Jenny, I'd lar-
I) that kid."   "Oh, I hate to whip a
ld   on a   full stomach," said   she.
"Looks to me like it 'ud be an easy
matter to turn, it over," was the quaint
reply.
The joke was on mc, for I was accompanied by my best girl.
I do not claim to he a law to anyone
but myself and I fear that if my example were followed in many respects it
would hardly be conducive to the development of business enterprise.
Frankly, I hate business and work,
early rising and hurry of any kind. But
that I understand the occupation is
productive of dyspepsia in its worst
form I should long ago have joined the
happy band of lotus eaters. How can
one observe men, manners and things
unless at leisure? How can one become a philosopher without observation
and reflection? What is the good of a
Lounger who is not a philosopher? And
what good is a philosophy that does
not teach him to live? These reflections were forced upon me whilst I
smoked my morning cigarette, after
breakfast, about half after noon on
Wednesday. It was near my favorite
Yates street corner that I noticed three
$8-a-week young fellows, all smoking
cigars, all sitting in a row in a shoe-
blacking place, each getting a "shine"
and all going thence to a barber to be
shaved. Neither of the three things
was a necessity of life. Smoking might
wait on better ability to pay and each
might "shine" his own shoes and shave
himself. Yet their practice costs each
fifty cents a week, at least, or $26 a
year, which is more than five per cent,
interest on $500. True enough. This
is a fair illustration of the difference between wastefulness and the thrift one
may see in nearly every civilized country on the globe save ours and the
great republic to the south.
Needless to say the Lounger is a
bachelor, my only reason for reiterating the statement is that periodically
my friends are so considerate as to suggest that it is time I married and settled down. I always tell them that
there are three obstacles. I have never
yet been in a position to settle up—and
that is a quite necessary preliminary
since I am neither a lord, nor the son
of a lord; then I have never felt quite
like sacrificing myself to the idea of
settling down; and finally my altogether
too assiduous friends have never been
able to find a lady willing to ally herself to this noble but battered wreck
except a widow with a small fortune
and a large figure, and a kittenish creature of doubtful chronology with all her
gold in her mouth and all her figure in
her feet. At such a bizarre combination even a Lounger may be permitted
to shy. This week, however, I nearly
fell a prey to the wiles of a pretty
widow. I will not attempt to describe
her at any rate until Volapuk, or some
other equally expressive new language
has become the universal vogue. Only
by a hairsbreadth did I escape. It was
a case of "over head and ears."
We had been thrown together for
three successive afternoons at tennis,
and for three indescribable evenings
on that fascinating Gorge, just within
sight of the enchantment of Clifford
Denbam's "Arabian Nights" and the
strains of the orchestra. From a nimbus of shade we looked on the fairy
scene. Alcazar and Alcabar with their
attendant peris and hotiris flitted across
the canvas; canoe after canoe emerged
from the darkness, glided through the
gleaming pathway to disappear on the
other side. Subdued mttrmurings, faint
rustlings, occasional white fluttcrings,
like the wings of a great moth, marked
the drift of heedless but happy pairs.
Then in a fatal, or lucky moment the
fascinating widow gently cooed:
"Do you believe in love, real love,
I mean?"
"Of course I do," I replied, with not
unnatural emphasis.
"Don't you  think  life  is  empty,  a
blank, without love?" pursued my temptress. .
Again I assented.
"But," continued this philosopher in
petticoats, "don't you agree that real
love means sacrifice, self-denial, living
for another?"
Tbis was getting a little beyond my
depth. I bad no compass and felt that
I too, like the canoe, might be drifting,
still I could hardly do other than assent.
"Yes, I knew you would agree and do
you know I read such   a beautiful para-
subject.
graph this   morning on   the
Would you like to hear it?"
Of course I had no option although
I felt sure that in some indefinable way
I was among the quicksands.
She quoted: "If you will leam the
seriousness of life, and its beauty also,
live for your husband; do like the
nightingale to his domestic life; be to
him like the sunshine between the trees;
unite yourself inwardly to him, be
guided by him, make him happy and
then you will understand what is the
best happiness of life."
Appropriately enough she finished with
a sigh—it was a psychological moment;
then occurred the incident that
proved so dramatic and providential. In
more senses than one we had been
drifting. Our canoe had, with the turn
of the tide, slipped down from the
Gorge park to the bridge. How unconscious can even a Lounger become
under hypnotic conditions. Crash, we
went against that dear familiar boulder
in the middle of the stream, and in far
less time than it takes to tell, the fascinating widow was struggling in the
arms of thc Lounger beneath the chilly
but reviving waters. Phew, what a
narrow escape! We might have been
lost, and then what would have been
the future of thc widow—and the
LOUNGER.
Up a Tree.
The head of a well known theological
seminary is accustomed to test the
agility and self-possession of the students by sending them into the pulpit
with a sealed envelope in their hands
containing the text of a sermon to be
delivered on the spur of the moment.
On one such occasion the student,
on opening his paper, read these instructions: "Apply the story of Zac-
cheus to your own circumstances and
your call to the ministry."
The student, cleverly enough, delivered himself of the following.
"Brethren ,the subject on which I
address you is a comparison between
Zaccheus and myself, with reference to
my qualifications for the pulpit. The
first thing we read of Zaccheus is that
he was small of stature. I never felt
so small as I do now. In the second
place, we read that Zaccheus was up a
tree, which is very much my position
at present. Thirdly, it is related that
Zaccheus made haste to come down;
and in this I gladly and promptly follow his example."
Some Catch.
Do you happen to have heard the
story of the Yiddishcr shopkeeper and
the Fire Insurance canvasser?—extremely improbable, say we, because
the affinity between Yiddisher shopkeepers and fire insurance is surely undeniable. Anyhow, the tout called on
the Yid and offered to cover his stock
for three per cent, a rate so low—
(Aha, solo!)—as to fill the Hebrew
with amazement.
"J'yer mean to sav," quibbled he,
"that if I pay yer tmrty bob and my
shop gits burnt out yer pays me a
tbassand quid?"
"Sufferin' Lazarus! Yer pays me
one thassand quid an 'asks no questions?"
"Oh, no, no, no," answered the intermediary. "On the contrary, wc
should make the most stringent inquiries as to the origin of the fire."
"Ah," sneered the Jew, "I thought
there was some plurry catch I"
Regimental Orders.
Being a keen volunteer be had done
his week in camp, and on his return to
London had celebrated his home-coming witb many strong waters. After
closing hour be reached home and
tumbled, dressed as be was, into bed,
where bis faithful wife awaited him.
"John! John! You are getting into
bed with your boots on."
"Sh'all ri', my dear. Regimental
order."
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SIC TRANSIT.
As we were going to press last week
the following announcement appeared in
the editorial columns of the Colonist:
ANNOUNCEMENT.
Yesterday negotiations which had
been in progress for some days in reference to the controlling interest of the
Colonist Printing and Publishing company held by Messrs. J. A. Lindsay, C.
E. Pooley and A. G. Sargison, who
retire from the directorate, were concluded, Mr. J. S. H. Matson will be
managing director and Mr. R. E. Gosnell, editor, general manager and assistant managing director. The Colonist will continue as formerly to support  the  Liberal-Conservative  cause.
The news thus conveyed was no surprise to tbe public, wlio had been prepared for something more than a temporary change by the transfer of Mr.
James Dunsmuir's stock about a month
ago and the appointment of Mr. C. E.
Pooley as President. It is an open
secret that for several years Mr. Dunsmuir and Mr. Sargison, who between
them held control, have been desirous
of withdrawing from an enterprise
which had so far as tbe former was
concerned, Served his purpose, and
yielded the latter no returns upon a
heavy investment. The difficulty has
been to ensure that the property would
not pass into a control which would be
either indifferent or adverse to interests for which it had stood, with which
it is still identified in principle, and
which in any event the vendors would
wish to conserve. On at least two occasions negotiations which had approached tbe point of successful issue
were abruptly terminated when it was
found that this feature could not be
secured. The recent sale may be taken
to have been satisfactory in this respect, and to have ensured permanence
in the support of a Liberal-Conservative policy, in advocating everything
which will make for the development
of Victoria and the Island, and in conserving tbe great political interests of
the vendors. To tins extent the public
is deeply interested in recent developments in connection with a paper which
for nearly half a century has been tbe
foremost, and most influential in the
Province. The new general manager,
Mr. R. E. Gosnell, lias stated in an
interview with the Times that tbe Colonist has been purchased by private
individuals as an investment, and that
no corporation is behind tbe deal. His
word must be accepted, and all rumor.;
to the contrary arc thus sel at rest. The
Week is enabled lo make the first public announcement of the composition of
thc new directorate which our readers
will find interesting, Thc members arc
Messrs, J. S. II. Matson (President and
Managing    Director),   R.    E.   Gosnell
(Assistant Managing Director and General Manager), R. T. Elliot, W. H.
Langley, Godfrey Booth and H. B.
Thompson. All are well known successful professional and business men
of the city. Three are Liberals and
three Conservatives, which justifies the
claim made in the announcement that
the Colonist will continue to be a Liberal-Conservative organ. It would also
appear to support the statement of Mr.
Gosnell that the purchase is for investment purposes, and that with its splendid printing department the whole property will become more of a business
than a political enterprise. It is understood that the new president will
take up his work at once, occupying
an office in the Colonist building, and
devoting most of his time to directing
the affairs of the company.
If the gentleman who was so carefully explaining to Mr. Hibben on
Wednesday that he had not seen anything vulgar or obscene in the imported boiler-plate reproduced in the Sunday Colonist will call at the Week office he shall have proof that the remarks of the Editor in last issue were
fully justified. If his modesty prevents, then let him go to the Colonist
office and look over the file for the last
two months and he will be equally satisfied. "Allee Samee," as John Chinaman would say, the nuisance has been
abated since the Week first called attention to it, and there is reason to
believe that like many other things that
find their way into the columns of the
Colonist they were not seen by the
Editor until "after many days."
By the way, who was Ibsen? I always thought he was a diminutive, benevolent, bewhiskered old gentleman
who tried to create a little commotion
in tbe stagnant pool of society in the
special interest of Bohemians like myself. The apothesis of bachelordom, the
glorification of the ego, the inalienable
right of the individual. Something on
the lines of each one for himself and
the devil take the hindmost. A more
subtle but less sincere Grant Allen who,
to use thc expressive if slightly outre
phrase of Sarah Grand, preached, and
tried to propagate "the ethics of the
poultry yard." But I rub my eyes, all
this is wrong, we are told on unimpeachable authority, and in unimpeachable English that "he occupied a dominating place on the world's rostrum."
Poor old rooster.
'He overflew all contemporary writers among his own nation and abroad,
till his eagle-flight pointed him out in
solitary greatness among the stars of
the firmament."
Are eagles bred from roosters?
"And yet Ibsen is practically unknown
to the masses of English speaking nations."
Life has some compensations even
for the masses.
"His thoughts, the problems he discussed; and his point of view are so
radically modem as to arouse the deepest indignation among the followers of
the deep-rooted customary trend of
ideas."
The writer probably means among
those who are in the rut. Those who
have not been emancipatacd from the
bondage of ethical teachers with clean
ideas and rules of life such as Paul,
Plato and Socrates among the ancients;
and Bacon, Carlyle and Ruskin among
the modems.
"His form is so unique in ils perfect
art that it only appeals to the sense
slowly educated and trained by the master himself."
What an inestimable privilege, yet in
some cases the education is painfully
"slow" both in form and expression.
'And above all, his language is idiomatic, so peculiarly personal, as completely to defy translation even as the
prose of his dramas is the despair of
his translator, not only is his thought
and sentiment in close affinity with his
peculiar idiom; but the effect on the
reader's mind depends largely on the
phonic impression of his lines."
Ye gods and little fishes! here is
'unique" expression with a vengeance.
The effect on the reader's mind is—
indescribable, and undoubtedly depends
not largely but wholly on "the phonic
impression of his lines," for that is all
they contain, just "phonic" impression. In the good old schooldays of
Bohemian this same "phonic" impr-.••■•
sion was rendered in the Latin "Vox
et preterea nihil," which being idiomatically translated meant "words
without sense, signifying sound and
fury," which being construed into no
less expressive modem Americanese is
"hot air"—Anglice "tommy-rot." But
stay, it dawns on me, why not print the
obituary without the preface? Or to
put it another way, why with the weather, and the dust, and the flies, and the
drought, and Mayor Morley and Mrs.
Drosdovich and Abe to write about,
did the Editor, who shall be nameless,
turn loose among Ibsen's paradoxes a
prentice hand when there are not five
men on the American continent who
know anything about the subject?
One of the chief qualifications for
writing on any important subject nowadays would appear to be absolute un-
acquaintance with its experimental side.
A little gossip of the drawing room
and a little tittle-tattle of the club, with
a possible interchange of ideas in the
studio or whiff from the underwold,
and there is your equipment If this is
all that is necessary, then by the same
token a bachelor and a Bohemian is of
all men the best qualified to discuss the
burning topic of "race suicide"; which
can no longer be relegated to the scientific press since it is the stock subject for treatment in the pages of nearly all the Eastern dailies, and is now
keeping the Editor of the Victoria
Times at work day and night framing
sentences to set forth its salient features in a manner which shall satisfy
without shockinc.
It is a well known fact that most editors compose their editorials, just as
parsons make their sermons, between
three and six a.m. whilst parading in
their bedroom in the scantiest attire,
carrying a 'mewling and puking" infant
i«o the soothing accompaniment of a
sonorous partner worn out with tending
said infant. This accounts for the invention of pyjamas, and for the jerki-
ness of some editorials, especially those
which treat of men, women and children
and marital relationships. Clearly from
this ascertained fact it is easy to conclude that editors and parsons who
have done their duly so nobly, and have
so long stood in the breach against a
diminishing birth rate are reluctantly
driven to become fashionable in self-
defence, since people are no longer content to take their mental or spiritual
papulum in the form of "pap."
This, however, is only one step.
''Breathes there a man with soul so
dead" as not to admit "this is thc age
of woman." The home-bird of fifty
years  ago  has  flown,  the  cottage  has
become a cage, none the less a cage because its bars are gilded. The emancipated dove has flown and returneth
not—until the "small hours" in many
instances, but to be fashionable not
while the game lasts. Why should I
complain? I, who sip and taste and
find life one continual feast of joy,
thanks to the delicate sympathy of the
the society matron so artistically expressed. I the Bohemian am the gainer,
who said loser? Why should I, dille-
tanti and bored, declaim against a system which beatifies all that is most
Bohemian in my life, and offers me the
delights of sweet fellowship without its
responsibilities. Perish the thought,
"let joy be unconfined " this is the very
acme of idealized affinity, the latest
product of advanced(l) civilization, the
last word of aesthetic conception wedded to languorous sentiency, and the
result is naturally—oh I how I hate to
use the inartistic and horrid phrase-
let us say Malthusian. At least that is
said to be the outcome in the Eastern
cities where the latest craze of emancipated feminity overshadows every other
topic in social interest. Luckily the
craze has not reached the Pacific Coast,
and if statistics are reliable the birthrate is the highest in Canada, so that
it may have been a little premature to
broach the topic even in the pages of a
daily. There are other aspects of the
question that might be touched upon
but they are "caviare" to a bachelor
and a
BOHEMIAN.
lowed in the above for extras and fron
past experiences a larger sum will prob
ably be necessary. •  .
Mr. Wragge said the club was anx
ious to retain Nelson in the list o
cities where the N.P.A.A.O. regattl
was held. Every fourth year the re
gatta was carried out, but an effort wai
being made to hold the races annuall;
on some neutral water at a convenien
point for all the coast crews includini
Portland, and if the regatta was not t
success here this year Nelson wouh
probably drop out of the running. TO
holding of the regatta here was ai
added stimulus to rowing and helpei
very materially to keep the local club ii
existence. The club wanted to see in
terest in rowing and acquatic sport
greatly increased and not allowed ti
die down, hence their anxiety to havi
an extra good regatta this year.
N. F. A. A. 0. Regatta.
As a contrast to the manner in which
the committee of the J. B. A. A. are
handling their end of the N. P. A. A.
0. regatta, we reprint the following
from the Nelson News. The little city
is raising $1,200 for the local expenses
of the regatta and is actually spending
$400 on the one item of entertainment.
Mr. Wragge said that the last regatta
of the association held there cost over
$1,500, but that the committee thought
they might possibly do with less this
year. He submitted the following estimated expenditure:
Advertising and printing programs
and bills for distribution throughout)
the district, $100.
Medals for the N. P. A. A. 0. events
and prizes for other competitions, including log rolling and greasy pole,
$400.
Preparing boat house, racks, rooms,
etc., for accommodation of extra crews,
$125.
Preparing course, anchoring barges,
and painting posts, $50.
Tugs for starter and judges and
barges for accommodation of public,
$75-
Entertainment of visiting crews, including band at boat house two afternoons and one evening, orchestra at
banquet, refreshments at boat house for
all, banquet Saturday evening and sail
on the lake on Sunday, $400.
Extras, $50.
Total, $1200.
It will be noted that only $50 is al-
From The Journal of Madame
Leander.
(By Helen Moljeska.)
When we mourn the death of 1
friend, we mourn the death of part 0
ourselves. That aspect of us which hi
had conceived is no more.
Do not expect any love to last. An<
let go away everybody and everythinf
that wishes to leave you. As soon a
we struggles to retain, we become small
and foolish, and commonplace.
Everything that is most beautiful ii
life and art owes its existence to im
pulse—not to intention.
The more I like people the less '.
wish to meet their kith and kin.
Debts are bad every way. If yoi
take them lightly, they coarsen you
If you take them seriously, the worr;
you.
I do not love you. I love in you 1
certain quality or combination of quali
ties that has power to attract me
Every woman is at the mercy of 1
certain type of man.
To care for people on account 0
their attractive appearance only is lik<
frequenting a house where you like thi
facade rather than the hostess.
Summer's Token.
(By Frank Dempster Sherman,)
Along the purple slopes,
Past leafy vine and tree,
The summer goes with fragrant hope
And luring melody.
Her footsteps on th eearth,
Her whisper in the air, 1
Awaken all the souls of mirth
And make the whole world fair.
The hills are sweet with song,
The valleys filled with fire
Joy in the garden  tarries long,
The Rose has her desire.
0 Love, ere summer slips
Another year away,
Yield me the rosebud of (by lips,
And name the happy day!
"Why do you refer to his fortune 8
hus money?"
Wagg—He made it in soothing syrui
t THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY ai, i9o6.
8 NOTES ON PROVINCIAL NEWS If
If the Cap Fits, Wear It. ! teristic  effrontery  and    misrepresenta-
The  following incident occurred  re-   tion, had an editorial in yesterday's is-
cently in a British Columbia town much j sue commenting on the change of own-
afflicted with Toronto catalogues.   The   ersbip of this paper.   The statement in
moral would apply equally in Victoria: ] the main may be passed over without
A certain church  congregation were j any notice; but there is a good deal of
\ oblilged to solicit subscriptions for the   the viper about the News, and its un-
|' erection of a church in their town. The   reliable articles  generally sting at the
. merchants   donated   liberally  and    the   tail.   Here is what the article in ques-
Isum was easily raised.   The last man to   tion winds up with:
[sign was John Brown, a clothing mer-1    '"Where does the money come from?
[chant   whose  business   had   been  very  Why from the pockets of the Conserva-
Jmaterially injured by the practise am-  tives who have been made rich by the
Jong the church people of sending away; progressive policy of the McBride Gov-
[from home for their goods.   He signed  eminent, to be sure!'
as follows: j    "We don't suppose that notice should
John Brown $10    j be taken of any comment appearing in
T. Eaton      0    , the News, as its tail-twisting speciali-
Robt. Simpson      o    ! ties are too  well  known  to be  taken
When the minister read the list of seriously. Those who read the News
donors to the congregation the point are generous users of salt, they have to
Iwas easily seen. Since that time there be. But in this instance the statement
[has been a noticeable decrease in the made is wholly untruthful and inten-
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THE POTHERLAND
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Exchanges With Our Kindred.
Dickens' Anniversary.
Saturday, June 9th, was the thirty-
sixth anniversary of the death of
Charles Dickens, and his grave in Westminster Abbey was covered with floral
tributes sent by friends and admirers
of the great novelist. Prominent am-
011st them was a beautiful wreath of
scarlet geraniums, with the inscription
attached, "In affectionate remembrance
from the 10,000 members of the Dickens Fellowship." Curiously enough,
with this exception, none of the floral
contributions bore any indication from
where they had been sent.
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'who has bee nmade rich by the McBride Government' advanced the money
to buy the Kootenaian. The deal was
put through by a number of progressive
[that town . 1
A Crumb of Comfort.
The Provincial Government has, according to a Liberal contemporary, done business men—some of them Liberals—
lat least one good thing, presumably by who wished to see a paper established
[•accident, still let us hope it has not here worthy of the town. With the ly-
escaped the notice of the recording jng insinuations, so aften conspicuous
Jangel, and that in view of the many jn the News, it is little wonder that the
debts standing to its account this item people of Nelson clamored for another
Imay  be   accounted  unto  it  for  righteousness :
'"A good feature of the new law respecting the scaling of logs is that logs
lean be boi ght or sold any number of
Rimes without scaling, so long as they
lad been scaled by the Government before being sawed up into timber."
A Lie Bath.
Hear what the resuscitated Koote-
|iaian bath to say:
"The pencil pusher of the Nelson
tfews must be 'shoulder bound,' for
lie still continues to use the Kai-on
Island as a wind bag to punch. It may
|e good exercise, but it is evident to
that he uses a lye bath before and
Ifter such violent work."
daily paper; they got it and are certainly loyally supporting the venture."
Fire Protection.
Apropos of water supply and water
protection Arrowhead has been learning the same lesson as Fernie though
luckily at smaller cost. The only wonder is that some of the larger cities
have not been wiped out. There is
hardly one in the Province in a position to cope with a big fire. In this
connection the remarks of the Revelstoke Mail-Herald are appropriate and
should be heeded:
"The Arrowhead fire ought to be an
object lesson to towns to give some
attention to fire-fighting arrangements.
Some means should, where possible,
be provided for getting water on to a
fire even if it is only by a hand fire
engine, but there should be plenty of
hose to utilise what water is available.
In towns like Arrowhead, where there
Schoolmistresses and Marriage.
Accrington Town Council on Monday referred back to the local Education Committee a recommendation that
in all future appointments a head
mistresses and assistant mistresses marriage should be regarded as equivalent
to three months' notice to terminate
their engagement. On the one hand,
the view was expressed that to shut
female teachers out of school upon
their marriage would have the effect of
keeping young women out of the teaching profession. On the other hand, it
was urged that the proper place for a
married woman was at home, and that
when a teacher married she should
make way for someone else.
Growing More City-Like.
Armstrong now presents a metropoli-
I111 air through the distribution of elec-
Tric light in the town by Armstrong
tlectric Light Co.   The poles will soon   ,
set in position on the various streets  » »° local governing body, the Pro-
well as the right of way leading to  vlnc,al  Government should arrange to
lie scene of the power plant on Davis  Put '" a sma11 hand fire e»g'»e. as tha>
I.--]. I Government derives all    the    revenue
I Thus does the   apple city   emulate j from taxation a»d sh°«ld be PrePar«l
|e example of its larger, but not more't0 g,ve an unorganised town that pro-
['ospetous rivals.
The Maker of Moyie.
J Thirteen years ago last month James
Ironin, in company with Father Coc-
lilo and an Indian names Peter, staked
St.   Eugene  property.    Then  the
ork of converting the prospect into a
line was begun.   There was no rail-
lad, no Moyie and no Cranbrook then,
lid every pound of grub and supplies
Id to be packed from Fort Steele, 30
Itles away.    Cronin and Pete Oleson
Imprised the first working force. They
[ch took turns at holding   and hamstring the drill, as well as doing the
oking, sharpening the steel, etc. Then
lyday would come, and Cronin would
Lit a roll of bills from his pocket and
Oleson for his month's work. There
Ire no labor troubles or grub strikes
Jthe St. Eugene in those days.
|Mow after thirteen years of continu-
management Mr. Cronin has tend-
Id his resignation, which the company
pctantly accepted.    Mr. Cronin took
St. Eugene when there was nothing
the cropping of a ledge.   He leaves
lthe second largest silver-lead mine
[the American continent, and he has
fle for himself a reputation as a min-
man that anyone might envy.   Not
■y that,  but he has  accumulated  a
lifortablc fortune.
Ur. Cronin's family is living in Spo-
le, and Mr. Cronin will spend most
Ibis time there. It is said that be
bis family intend taking a trip to
land  tbis summer.
tection    which  municipal    government
gives a city."
Nailed to the Counter.
; up to Editor Deane to do the
Jvling down act alter the following
■back at the bands of the Kootenaian
ll'lie Nelson News, with  ils charac-
Honor Indeed.
The B. C. Mining Exchange is increasing in favor and it must be a
source of gratification to its indefatigable editor, Mr. George Sheldon Williams, to find his latest editorial copied
verbatim as the leading article in a well
known Liberal daily, and in addition to
find the following appreciatory notice in
the Vancouver World. Of course it is
well known that neither Mr. Williams
nor the B. C. Mining Exchange has
any politics:
"The B. C. Mining Exchange is always welcome to our table. It is a lively, progressive and instructive publication
and its influence as a factor in spreading abroad valuable information has
been great and is growing. In the
June number there is a map of the Big
Bend mineral district in Revelstoke
riding. Thc location of the various
claims is given, accompanied by descriptions of the properties, value of
the assays and other information of
importance and value. Similkameen and
Okanagan valleys and other important
mining localities are written up ill moderate but impressive anil convincing
language. The development of tbe oil
industry is noted and the hope is out-
held that in that resource Canada is
destined to make important strides in
the immediate future. Tbe Mining Ex-
change is an excellent issue and deserves encouragement,"
The King's Diplomacy.
The King of England has long been
known as a Very accomplished and
agreeable man, with a gift of tact
which amounted to genius but during
the last three or four years he has secured a foremost position as a diplomatist . His services to Europe have
been signally successful and important,
for he has everywhere appeared as a
peacemaker. It requires no small ability in a king to adjust himself to modem conditions, to possess authority and
to exercise it without seeming to assume it. This is precisely what the
King of England has done.—The Outlook, New York.
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Difficult Sight-Seeing.
During the recent royal procession
in Yokohama, in marked contrast to
the seas of heads that we arc accustomed to see in tbe upper stories of
the houses in England on similar occasions, nothing but blank windows
were to be seen—due to the fact that
in Japan nobody is allowed to look
down upon the Emperor.—North China
Herald, Shanghai.
Preaching of the Play.
The "indirect" preaching of the English drama at the present is as pure
as it is powerful. Night after night
from these theatrical pulpits come insinuated sermons, sermons not on one
or two "stock" subjects, but on all that
are concerned with the life of man.—
The Era.
Russia's Hour-Glass.
Tbe eleventh hour has gone, but
there is yet time lo save tbe dynasty
nnd tbe Crown.—Rcitch (Constitutional
Democratic Organ), St. Petersburg.
Not Wearing Well.
I have known many Governments in
my time, but never remember one from
which the gloss departed so quickly
as the one now in office—Kier Hardie,
MP., in Labor Leader.
Germany's Aim.
The main desire of German statecraft is on the one band to keep tbis
country quiet until the Kaiser's fleet
has become large enough to bold the
balance of naval power, and upon the
other hand to weaken and neutralize the
Anglo-French entente by Anglo-German demonstrations.—Thc Outlook.
The Husband Famine.
In tbis country tbe women outnumber the men, and thc system of "bringing up girls to be married" lias been
tried and bas failed because there are
nol husbands enough to go round.—
Lady's Pictorial.
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is more quiet, practical, anil "good
form" than tbat oi tbe Britisher.—
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1 AH THE EHPEROR.
By Eleanor M. Ingram.
(Continued next week.)
The officer who entered had already
received his orders, and Cemief offered
no resisance. But before he left the
foom he looked at me once more with an
expression so earnest in its despairing
truth that my heart almost failed me.
Then the recollection of how much
greater his real crime was than the one
of which he was faslely accused came
to restore my firmness. He deserved all
I could do did it matter under what
name I punished him?
That evening I ordered the Novgor-
ado on a long cruise to the tropics, and
let it be supposed that Cemief had sailed with her. It was not my intention
to give Sophia cause to pity him; a
woman can be more constant in pity
than in love.
A week passed Sophia appeared preoccupied and thoughtful. I lost all sympathy for my prisoner, if indeed I had
ever felt it.
At the end of the week I summoned
him before me again.
This time he leaned on his guard's
arm as he entered. Heavy dark circles
lay under the black eyes and his lips
were set in a straight line that told me
much.
I surveyed him a moment and waited.
I wanted to see him at my feet, to hear
his mask so that I might refuse, to have
the right to despise as well as hate
him.
But he stood motionless after thc first
salute, not even looking at me.  ■
"Have you anything to say," I asked
at last.
"Your majesty sent for me," he answered. "I can say nothing but what
I said before."
"I have reconsidered our last interview,"  I  said  reflectively.    "You    are
not without hope."
He started and raised his eyes eagerly,
"You believe me, sire," he remanded,
scarcely breathing.
L smiled internally, there was still a
way to move him.
"Certainly not, Count Cemief. I have
merely decided 10 give you the opportunity of confessing and purchasing a
lighter sentence by telling the names of
your associates."
As I expected, he winced visibly before the disappointment.
"I cannot confess what I did not do,"
he answered, "and if I were guilty I
would not sell my comrades."
"A most wise and respectful reply,"
I said sarcastically. "You will return
fo your prison, then,"
He bowed and put liis hand on the
arm of llic man at his side, he, the
pride of his corps for grace and
strength.
"You suffer, perhaps," In inquired.
He looked me full in tbe eyes and
then I realized the wonderful change in
him. His youth was dead, a bitter, insulted man looked out at me.
"What was done, undoubtedly was
done at your majesty's orders," be said
evenly. "You might have had me shot,
sire."
Father, that reproach went home. I
might have had him shot, and he would
not have troubled tne again. But I wanted to make him suffer, 1 wanted revenge.
After all, what right bad be to ask
swift oblivion; I had to live and know
my promised wife did not love nie.
A day or two after I met one of
Sophia's ladies in the ball. Ordinarily
I did not pay much attention to them,
but tbis one gazed at mc so wistfully tbat
involuntarily I stopped and spoke to
her.
She wns a slender girl with golden- j
brown hair and grave brown eyes, curi-j
ously sad for one so young. She answered my trivial remark with gentle j
dignity and hesitated. I waited quietly j
and seeing my comprehension of hci j
wish  she  took  courage. '
"If I might ask. sire—" she commenced uncertainly, then in a little rush,
"Count Cerneif is really gone?"
An exclamation of rage and astonishment broke from me.
Go bid your mistress ask herself," I
said, fiercely, and pushing her roughly
aside I strode on, blind with anger.
Think, father I, the emperor, was to
be the toy of a silly girl. That Sophia)
should dare so much and try to deceive
me with a childish artifice.
For I knew she did not love Cemief
really any more than she loved me; she
was not capable of it. It was simply
her last caprice, and her persistence in
it astounded me. Evidently his dark
beauty had made a deeper impression
on her than I supposed Jealousy shook
me like a storm, and stopping at the
nearest table that held pen and ink I
wrote an order to the officer who had
Cemief in charge. The pen quivered in
my unsteady fingers, and I sealed the
letter with my ring lest my writing
should not be recognized. Since I could
not strike Sophia, Cemief must suffer
for both.
It is whispered that insanity runs in
our house; if it were true, I could not
have gone on and counducted the daily
routine of business so calmly that morning.
I mentally anathematized the fit of
passion that had made me expose myself
to the young girl Sophia had sent. The
recollection of her terrified face annoyed me. If she repeated my message, as
she probably would, what effect would
it have on Sophia?
On my way to luncheon I called the
officer in charge and ordered him to
bring Cemief to my room. He answered that it should be done if I wished, but the prisoner was unconscious.
I dismissed him impatiently, although
it was to be expected. The picture rose
before me of his rigid face on the narrow prison cot, and I enjoyed my lunch.
In the afternoon I paid my usual
visit to Sophia. She received me with
a sweet serenity that filled me with
mingled wrath and amazement.
Either the girl had not understod
me or my fiancee was an inimitable actress, Being cousins, I thought I knew
something of her character, but this
phase puzzled me.
On returning to the palace I was informed that Cernief was delirious.' The
officer was apologetic but helpless. The
impulse seized me to go myself and see
him off his guard, without the mask his
pride kept between us. It would be
easily done, for he was not confined in
the prison, but in a distant part of the
palace itself. I signified my desire to
the waiting officer.
Our way led downward through a
succession of passages and stairs until
the daylight was almost lost. That
gloom must have affected Cernief
strangely the first day he was taken
there,
Wc stopped before a heavily barred
door \\>hich opened with some difficulty.
On the threshold I left the others end
entered alone,
He lay very much as I had fancied
him on the miserable bed, his wide open
eyes blazing with fever, a scarlet spot
on each cheek, but, an exasperated
hatred rose in me as I looked, the
beauty I longed to destroy was with
him still.
He was speaking swiftly and incoherently, disconnected meaningless sentences following each other. I gathered
that be was thinking of the training-
ship he bad left five years before. Finally be was silent for a moment, moving
bis head restlessly from side to side.
"Princess," he murmured vaguely,
"help me it is you—" then in an indescribable tone and accent, "Dear love,
dear love."
Furious, I took a step forward and
struck the smiling lips with my clenched
hand. He shuddered and lay motionless.
1 left the room with a solemn promise
to myself that I would not see him
again until I bad found the punishment
suited to bis crime. And I kept my
word.
Father, yon arc pale; remember it
happened twenty years ago.
(To be Continued.)
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* A Lady's Letter*
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* By  BABETTE. *&
Dear Madge,—The flowing veil which
I lias been in favor for several seasons
is again re-appearing on newest millinery, and feathers that curl over hat-
brims and shoulders adorn alike the
tiniest straw and the ampler proportions of the picture-hat. Never has
piillhiery been more eccentric or irresponsible than at the moment, nor,
it may be added, more generally becoming. While wide brims and a simmer outline suit young faces—but
poung faces only—the forked-lightning
gigzag of to-day deal much more kindly
vith all kinds of profiles, and women
veil past their thirties and early forces take on quite a youthful jauntiness
\>y reason of the amazing composition
jf the hats of the hour.
The up-to-date lingerie hat is a very
different thing from its predecessor,
I'flop" of piteous memory. The under-
Iraming of lace on ruched muslin is
|o wired as to present a becoming
Outline even under stress of wind and
liveather. The coverings of broderie
Inglaise and lawn are daintiness itself.
The newest are inlet with medallions
bf colored embroidery. Shady sailor
|iats in various colored linens are vrey
popular, and the neat "tailor-made"
Inodels with their hard little crowns
Jtvvathed with stripped or postel-color-
ijd ribbons with clusters of loops and
|nds at the side are decidedly piquant-
[poking on the right heads.
If the young Queen of Spain reads
;he papers—and even royal personages
ran hardly avoid the Press nowadays—
ihe must be tired of her trousseau as
revealed by every printed leaf, English,
Canadian and American. Columns about
t'urbelows to left of us, columns most
lowery in front of us, columns femi-
line and fluent (mercifully behind us).
Royalty has indeed to bear a fierce
Iight nowadays. I once knew a Ger-
lan cartoonist who drew pictures for
arious comic papers representing the
ycophancy of the English speaking
rowd. It was when the King was
prince of Wales and recording press-
ien crawled after the royal footsteps
rotn place to place. One cartoon was
ntitled "The Prince Blows His Nose,"
nd a company of trumpeters was
nown busily sounding a fanfare in
onor of the event. Another depicted
is Royal Highness engaged in the
mple process of drinking White
.ock    from the spring at seven a.m.
I ith the flower of European and New
'ork society looking on from its knees
t the  astounding occurrence.      That
rtist was a cynic, but knew his world
-having arrived at the one, perhaps,
|ecause of observing the other.
i If   Solomon   had   existed   and   built
mples and palaces in our day and had
lived  anywhere    near    Victoria he
lould   most    certainly  have  sent    to
iTeiler Bros, for his decorative schemes.
Ind what endless trouble it would have
lived  him.    Instead  of  sending  ships
Tarshish and Ophir he would have
laced  the  contract  in  the  hands of
at firm, who would have decorated,
trnished   and  equipped    the    edifices
I'th  a magnificence of design and  a
fealth of taste far outrivalling that of
s own master craftsmen.
The modem substitute for the pocket
the hand bag—is really a finish and
nament  to    the    toilette    if    wisely
osen.    At  Challoner &  Mitchell's  I
some  very  smart  hand  bags  in
||icate grey, violet and brown leather;
certainly look double their value
are   decidedly a  charming  finish
a toilette, besides being most use-
'las it ever occurred to anyone, asks
Ivriter in the Tribune, to try to cul-
are bow much money is  "dropped"
Bridge by society ladies in a year?   It
iby  no  means  an  exaggerated  esti-
te  to   put   the  number  of   persons
Iare "in society" to-day at twenty
usand.    And out of tbis number it
i  still more modest computation to
kon that there are twelve thousand
'es   playing   Bridge   every  night   in
year.    Allowing for deductions on
' score of occasional "good luck" we
safely put down £2 a night as the
average loss of each of those ladies.
That gives us almost £9,000,000 lost at
Bridge by women every year. It can be
very plausibly objected that, if most
lose, still some must win, and win enormously. But money won in this way
seems to do no one any good. It does
not pay the dressmakers' bills or the
servants' wages, or help the husband
to make a remission of rent to his tenants in a bad year.
Slang among the smart set is constantly changing, so that only the initial, that is, the chosen few who are
constantly meeting, can tell which
words are in vogue. It consists wholly
of abbreviations, and is therefore as
labor-saving an invention as the typewriter. Thus, in the words of the
smart set, "nury" stands for neuralgia,
'champey" for champagne, "divey" for
divine, "iitnbey" for umbrella, "Rensy"
for Kensington, and so on.
A society matron had been reading
a newspaper article devoted to criticism
of peekaboo waists, elbow sleeves and
openwork stockings. "Perhaps," she
said, "men would do well to correct
untoward incidents in their own apparel. They might, for instance, campaign against the insufficient clothing
men wear at the beaches. As one young
woman put it, instead of being buffeted
by the surf she is surfeited by the buff.
Men's bathing suits are scanty enough
without their rolling up their trouser
legs and cutting down the sleeves so as
to expose the scapula and vertebrae
In general the average masculine bathing suit needs trimming —say, an over-
skirt to begin with."
A boon and blessing during the hot
weather is "Viola Cream," a preparation for the skin which keeps it soft,
fresh and comfortable during the hot
weather. As it contains no grease it
does not increase the distressing shini-
ness which afflicts some complexions
during summer but seems to tone up
the pores and keep the skin in condition. It can be obtained from Cyrus
H.  Bowes, 98 Government  street.
Simultaneously with the American revolt against the open-work blouse, there
are signs at home, says a gossip in the
Tribune, that the smart woman has
already grown tired of the ubuquitous
elbow-sleeve. Of course, short sleeves
will remain in vogue throughout the
summer, and with the dainty muslins
and cambrics that are to be worn, this
fashion is often very becoming, but it is
an unmistakable fact that the average
arm will not stand the ordeal of the
short sleeve, for even when the arm is
well-gloved—and how rarely this is
seen—there is still an ugly little gap
between sleeve    and glove top.
BABETTE.
Sorrow and Song.
(By Edward Wilbur Mason.)
Sorrow   gives    song.   When autumn's
wind veers.
The  roses,  dying  when the day is
done,
Shout back with flame the swan-song
of the sun,
And leaves sweep earthward singing like
the spheres.
When winter with her snow and silence
nears,
Then all the sombre bill-tops and the
vales
Aroused  to  song   likestricken  nightin-
Pour forth with living gold their flaming fears.
And when the soul is seared with some
great grief,
How  all  its  common hope and  sad
desire,
For one impassioned moment wild and
brief,
Catches from all earth's pain a noble
fire,
And sings with silence of the heart and
mind
Even as Sappho sang, or Milton blind!
AT GORGE PARK.-Nightly, London Bioscope. Biggest and Best Moving Picture Show. Opens Monday
with Fifth Regiment Band.
Notice Is hereby given that, sixty days
after date, I Intend to apply to tho Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for permission to purchase the following
described land on Skeena River, In Range
V., Coast District: Commencing at N. K.
corner of Kitsilas Indian Reserve at post
marked "H. M., S. B. corner"; thence
north 80 chains; thence west about 40
chains to Skeena River; thence following
the meandering of the Skeena River to
Intersection of Kitsilas Reserve northern
boundary line and river; thence east 80
chains to point of commencement, containing 400 acres, more or less.
H, MORRELL.
Kitsilas, May 2Sth, 190(1.
NOTICE.
KAMLOOPS,      SIMILKAMEEN      AND
YALE MINING DIVISIONS.
Notice is hereby given that, on and
afier the 1st day of August, 1900, the following definitions of the boundaries of
the Kamloops Mining Division, the Similkameen Mining Division, and the Yale
Mining Division will be substituted for
those at present in force:
KAMLOOPS  MINING  DIVISION.
Commencing at a point on Canoe River
at just below mouth of Poster Creek;
thence southerly along height of land
forming the southern boundary of watershed of Foster Creek, to a point where
such height of land meets the height of
land forming the southeast boundary of
the drainage area of the North Thompson, and separating it from the watershed of Adams River; thence along this
height of land to a crossing of the
Thompson River, one mile above the
Junction of the Clearwater River; thence
along the eastern boundary of the watershed of the Clearwater to a crossing of
that River just below the junction of
Mahood Creek; thence southwesterly
along divide between draininge area of
Bridge Creek on the northwest and North
Thompson River on southeast; thence
southeasterly along the height of land
separating the drainage area of North
Thompson River from Chat of the Bonaparte to a point where such divide meets
the divide between Deadman's River on
the west and the tributaries of Thompson on the east; thence southerly along
such divide to a point on such divide between the headwaters of Criss Creek and
Copper Creek; thence southerly along
height of land separating drainage area
of Criss Creek on the west and Copper
Creek on the east, crossing the Thompson
River ar the outlet of Kamloops Lake;
thence southerly following the height of
land between Thompson River on west
and Gulchon Creek on east until a poinl
on the Nicola River is reached south of
Agate Creek; thence northeasterly along
the height of land separating the drainage area of Shuhun Creek from the drainage area of Mamete (Gulchon) Creek to
a point northwest of Mamete Lake;
thence easterly to a crossing of Mamete
Creek immediately north of Mamele
Lake; thence continuing easterly along
the height of land separating the drainage
area of Meadow Creek on the north from
the drainage area of Ray Creek and
Nicola Lake on the south; thence southerly along the height of land separating
the drainage areas of Nicola Lake on
south and Stump Lake on the north;
thence easterly following height of land
between Chaperon and Salmon Lakes,
continuing easterly to the Spallumcheen
River at Enderby; thence following Spallumcheen River to north end of Mabel
Lake; thence easterly following height of
land separating drainage area of Spallumcheen on south and Eagle River on north
to a point where such height of land intersects the height of land separating the
drainage area of Columbia River on east
from drainage area of Thompson River
and tributaries on west; thence northerly,
following such height of land to point of
commencement.
SIMILKAMEEN MINING DIVISION.
Starting on International Boundary at
a point where such boundary Intersects
height of land separating the drainage
area of Skagit River from the drainage
area of South Similkameen River; thence
northerly along height of land separating
tlle drainage area of the Skagit and Co-
quihalla Rivers on west from drainage
area of Similkameen on cast to a point
on such divide where it joins the height
of land forming the southern and western boundary of drainage area of Cold-
water River; thence continuing northerly,
following the height of land separating
drainage area of the Coldwater River and
of Otter Creek above the point where
such creek Is cut by the nortnern boundary of Lot No. 1,310, on the north, from
the drainage area of Otter Creek below
such point on the south to a crossing of
Otter Creek where such creek Is cut by
the northern boundary of Lot No. 1,310;
thence easterly to the northern end of
Missezula Lake; thence due east to the
height of land forming the northern
boundary of watershed of Five-Mile
Creek; thence easterly along such height
of land to a point where such height of
land joins the height of land separating
the drainage area of Five-Mile Creek on
the west from the drainage area of Deep
Creek on the east; thence along such latter height of land to a point where it
joins the height of land forming the
boundary of watershed of Twenty-Mile
Creek; thence southerly along such height
of land to a crossing of the Similkameen
River one mile above mouth of Twenty-
Mile Creek; thence still continuing southerly along height of land separating the
Idrainage area of streams flowing Into the
I Similkameen above this point from drain-
|age area of streams flowing in below this
point to a point where such height of
land Is Intersected by International
Boundary; thence west along such International Boundary lo point of commencement.
YALE MINING DIVISION.
Starting on International Boundary, at
a point where such boundary Intersects
height of land separating the drainage
area of Skagit River from drainage area
of South Similkameen River; thence
! northerly along height of land separating
ithe drainage area of the Skagit and Co-
((Ulhalla Rivers on west from drainage
,nrea of Similkameen on east 10 a point
on such divide where it joins the height
of land forming the southern and western
boundary of drainage area of Coldwater
River; thence continuing northerly, following the height of land separating the
I the drainage area of the Fraser River on
'the west from that of the Nicola Rivor
;on the east to a point where such helghl
j of land joins the height of land between
jskuppa and Niger Creeks; thence sou.'h-
wcstcrly, following such height of land
to a crossing of tht Fraser River midway between Quoleek Creek and Salmon
River; thence westerly, following the,
height of land between Quoleek Creek on
north an.1 Salmon River on south, to the
height of land forming the divide separating the drainage area of the Fraser
River on the east and Lillooet River and
Harrison Lake on west; thence southerly
along such height of land to a point
where It joins height nf land forming the
eastern boundary of watershed of Ruby
Creek; thence continuing southerly along
such eastern boundary to a crossing of
the Fraser River at mouth of Ruby
Creek; thence southerly to height of land
separating drainage nrea of the Chilliwack River on west from drainage area
of Silver Creek and Skagit Itiver on .'as'
to the Intersection of such height nf hi',,!
by International Boundary! tnence east
along such International Boundary to
point of commencement.
RICHARD McBRIDTl.
Minister 0." Mines
NOTICE.
NICOLA MINING DIVISION.
Notice is hereby given that, on and
after the 1st day of August, 1900, the land
within the following deiined boundaries
will be known as the Nicola Al,..
sion:
Starting at a point on the Nicola River
immediately above the mouth of Agate
Creek; thence northeasterly along 'he
height of land separating the drainage
area of Shuhun Creek from the drainage
area of Mamete (Gulchon) Creek to a
point northwest of Mamete Lake; thence
easterly to the crossing of Mamete
Creek immediately north of Mamete
Lake; thence continuing easterly along
the height of land separating the drainage area of Meadow Creek on the north
from the drainage area of Ray Creek
and Nicola Lake on the south; thence
southerly along the height of land separating the drainage area of Nicola Lake
on the south and Stump Lake on the
north; thence easterly along the divide
between the watersheds of Salmon and
Chapperon Lakes to a point where such
divide joins the divide between the drainage areas of Okanagan Lake on the east
and of the Nicola and Similkameen Rivers
on the west; thence following southerly
along the latter divide to a point on such
divide between the headwaters of Deep
Creek on the east and Five-Mile Creek
on the west; thence westerly along the
height of land forming the northern
boundary of the watershed of Five-Mile
Creek to a point on such watershed due
east of the north end of Missezula Lake,
thence due west to the head of Missezula
Lake; th'ince westerly to a crossing ul
Otter Creek where lt Is cut by the northern boundary of Lot No. 1,310; thence
westerly along height of land separating
the drainage area of Otter Creek below
this point on the south from the drainage
area of Otter Creek above this point und
of the Coldwater River on the north, lo
a point where such height of land meets
the height of land separating the drainage area of the Fraser and Thompson
Rivera on the west from the drainage
area of the Coldwater and other tributaries of the Nicola River above Agate
Creek on the east; thence northerly
along such height of land to the Nicola
River immediately above the mouth of
Agate Creek, the point of commencement.
RICHARD McBRIDE,
Minister of Mines.
(away timber from the following described lands: Commencing from a post planted at the northeast corner of a small
lake about one mile east of Kennedy
Lake, which appears to be the head
waters of Maggio Lake, marked A. M.'s
N. W. corner post, thence east eighty
(SO) chains, thence soulh eighty (80)
chains, thence west eighty (8u) cnains,
thence north eighty (bu> chains, to point
of commencement, containing 640 acres,
more or less.
A. MACKAY,
May 30th,  1900.
Notice is hereby given that, 60 days
after date, I intend to apply to the Honorable Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to purchase the
south half of Section 16, fownship 4,
Range 5, Bulkley Valley, containing 320
acres, more or less.
JOSEPH BEAUDOIN, Locator.
Notice Is hereby given that, 60 days
after date, I intend to apply to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for
permission to purchase Section Seventeen,
Township four, Range tive, Coast District, Bulkley Valley, containing 641) acres,
more or less.
JAMES McKINNON,  Locator.
J. E. BATEMAN, Agent.
Aldermere, B. C, May loth, 1906.
Notice is hereby given that, 60 days
after date, I intend to apply 10 the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for
permission to purchase the following
described land on the Skeena River, In
Range V., Coast District: Starting from
a post marked "N. M„ S. E.," placed
about 20 chains south of the S. W. corner of Lot 353, and thence north about
100 chains to the left bank of the Skeena
River; thence foilowlm; southwesterly
said bank to the north boundary of Lot
354; thence east and south along lhe north
and east boundaries of said Lot 354 to its
S. E. corner, and thence east 25 chains
about to point of commencement.
N. MILLER.
May 19th, 1906.
Claim No. 1.
Notice is hereby given that, two months
after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for a special license to cut and carry
away timber from the following described lands: Commencing at a posl
planted at the south end or a rocky
knoll about 20 chains south of the head
of a small bay inside Rocky Island,
Kennedy Lake, thence cast eighty (Ml)
ohains, thence south eighty (SO) chains,
thence west eighty (80) chains, thence
north eighty (80) chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or
less.
PAUL WOLEN,
Per M. J. HAUGEN, Agent.
May 29th, 1906.
Claim No. 2.
Notice is hereby given that, two months
after date, I intend to apply to the lion
Chief Commissioner of Lands nnd Works
for a special license to cut and carry
away timber from the following described lands: Commencing at a post
planted at the south end of a rocky knoll
about 20 chains south of thc head of a
small bay Inside Rocky Island, Kennedy
Lake, thence enst eighty (80) chains.
thence north eighty (SO) chains, thence
west eighty (SO) chains, thence south
eighty (80) chains to point of commencement, containing 6(0 acres, more or less.
P. NORGAR,
Per M. J. HAUGEN, Agent.
May 29th, 1906.
Claim No. 3.
Notice Is hereby given that, two months
after date, I Intend to apply lo the lion.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for a special license to cut and carry
away timber from the following described lands: Commencing at a posi
planted at the head of a small bay near
the mouth of Elk River, Kennedy Lake.
thence south eighty (SO) chains, tiience
cast eighty (SO) chains, thence north
eighty (80) chains, thence west eighty (SO)
chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.
M. J. HAUGEN.
July 4th. 1906.
Claim No. 4.
Notice is herebv given thai, two months
after date, I Intend lo apply to the linn.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for a special license to out and cany
away timber from ihe following desoribed lands: Commencing at post planted
20 chains east of D. V. Moore's N. W.
corner post, near th" mouth of Elk Rlvsr,
thence east eighty (Ml) chains, thence
north eighty (80) chains, thenee west
eighty (SO) chains, Ihence smith eighty
(SO) chnins to point nf commencement,
containing 610 acres, more nr less.
W. R TEETZBL,
Per M. J.  HAUGEN,  Agent,
May 29th, 1906.
Claim No. !>.
Notice is hereby given that, two months
after dale, I Intend to apply tn the Hon,
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Worlds
for a special license to cut    and  carry
Claim No. 6.
Notice is hereby given that, two mouths
after dale, I intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for a special license to cut and carry
away timber from the following described lands: Commencing from a post planted at the northeast corner of a small lake
about one mile east ui Kennedy Lake,
which appears to be tne head waters of
Maggio Lake, S. J. F.'s S. W. corner
post, thence east one hundred and sixty
(160) chains, thence norih forty (.40)
chains, thence west oue hundred nnd
sixty (160) chains, thence south forty
(40) chains to point of commencement,
containing 64u ucres, more or less.
S. J. FLEio-.j.^rf,
May 23rd, 1906.
Notice is hereby given that, 30 days
after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for special license to cut and carry away
timber from the following described land
in Port Renfrew District, Vancouver Island, on the west side of the Gordon
River, adjoining A. Wheeler's claim on
the southeast corner. Commencing at a
post on the northeast corner marked J.
Young's northeast corner, ihence south
80 chains, west 80 chains, north 80 chains,
and east 80 chains to the place of commencement, containing 640 acres. Located June 9th, 1906.
J. YOUNG.
Notice Is hereby given that, 30 days
after date, I Intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for special license to cut and carry away
timber from the following described land
In Port Renfrew District, Vancouver Island, adjoining A. E. Mannell's claims on
the southeast corner: Commencing at a
post on the northeast corner marked A.
Wheeler's (jr.) northeast corner, tnence
south 80 chains, west 80 chains, north 80
chains, and east 80 chains to the place
of commencement, containing 640 acres.
Loeated June 9th, 1906.
A. WHEELER, Ji.
Notice is hereby given that, sixty days
after date, I intend to apply to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for
fiermlssion to purchase the following
ands situated on Skeena River: Commencing at a post marked "W. H. Cooper's S. W. Co.," planted seventy-five
yards from the Junction of Gold Creek
with the Skeena River, on the up-stream
side, thence aest 40 chains, thence north
40 chains, thence west 40 chains, thence
south 40 chains to point of commencement.
W.  H. COOPER.
June 16th, 1906.
Notice Is hereby given that, sixty day*
after date, I intend to apply to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands und Works for
permission to purchase the following
lands, situate on Deuisc Arm: Commencing at a post marked "J. E. H. L.'s N.W.
Corner," thence soulh 40 chains, ihence
east 40 chains, thence uonh 40 chains,
thence west lo point of commencement,
containing 160 acres, more or less.
J. E. H. LAIDLAW.
June 16th, 1906.
Notice Is hereby given that, 60 nays
after date, 1 Intend to upply to the '.'.hief
Commissioner 01 Lands and Works for
permission 10 purchase the following described land on the Skeena River, in
Range V., Coast District: Starting Irom
a post marked "J. W. F. S. E.," placed
on the west boundary of lot 312, Kango
V., and thence south about 5 chains 10
S. W. post of said lot, thence west about
50 chains to east boundary of Lot 190,
thence south about 15 chains to lhe left
bank of the Skeena River; thence northeasterly along said bank lo the S. \V.
corner ot said Lot 312, and thence south
to point of commencement.
J. W.  FLETCHER.
May 16th, 1906.
Notice is hereby given that, sixty days
after date, I Intend to apply to the lion.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for permission to purchase the following
lands, situate at Dogllsh Bay, Portland
Canal: Commencing at u post on shore
line marked "W. H.'s S. W. Corner,"
thence cast 20 chains, thence north 40
chains, thence west lo shore line, ihence
southerly nlong shore line to point of
commencement, containing eighty :t:res,
more or less.
WM.   HAMILTON.
Staked 25»h May, 1906.
Notice Is hereby given that, 60 dnys
after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for -jennlssion to purchase lhe following
described land on the Skeena River,
Range V.. Coast District: Starting from a
post located at the northeast corner of
the Kitsilas Indian Reserve, and marked
"E. J. McGeaehie, S. W. corner"; thence
north 40 chains; thence east 40 chains;
thence south 40 chains; thence west 40
chains to point of commencement, containing 100 acres, more or less.
E. J.  McGEACHIE.
Kitsilas, Mny 28th, 1906.
Notice is hereby given that, ii0 days
afier date, I intend to apply to Iho Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands anl Works
for permission fo purchase ihe following
described   land,   Situated  on   the  head  of
the Bulkly Rlvert Commencing at a post
marked R. H., N. W, corner, thence running west 6(1 chains: thence south 60
chains; thence east 60 chains; ihence
north 60 chnins to point nf commencement, and containing 4S0 acres, more or
iess.
W. N. CLARK, Locator.
Bulkly Valley, July 3rd, 1006.	
Notice Is hereby given that, .ill days
after date, I Intend to apply to ihe Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for permission to purchase Ihe following
described land on lhe Skeena River,
Range V.. Coast Distriot: Commencing at
a pest located at lhe S. W. corner OI E.
J. McGeaohle's land nnd marked "J. M.
McCoachio's N. W. corner"; thence
smith 40 chains; thence cast 10 chains;
thence north 40 chains; thence west 40
chains to point of commencement, containing 160 acres, more or less.
J.   M.   McGEACHIE.
KTtsTla^TT^yTsThT 19(W7
Notice Is hereby given that, Sixty days
after date, I Intern! to nppiy to the Hon.
Chief Ctmmlsslonor of Lands and Works
for permission tn purchase the following
described land on the right hank of tho
Skeena Hivcr, Range V., Const district:
Commencing at a post marked "Jnmpg
Trorey, initial post." at the N. 10. corner of ihe New Town Indian Reserve,
thence west, along the Indian Reserve
lino, 10 chains; thenee north 40 chnins;
thenee east 40 chains; tlioneo south along
iho skeena River to point of commencement, containing 160 aores. • ■■- ■ or less.
JAMES J. Til }REY,
Skeena River, May L'llh, 1906, THE WEEK, SATURDAY,   JULY  21. 1906.
% Social and        %
f Personal. *
* iif
VICTORIA.
The tennis and croquet tournament
given by Mrs. Flumerfelt during the
past week at "Ruhuebune," Pemberton
Road, has been most delightful. The
weather has been all that heart could
wish for, and the beautiful grounds
have looked their best. Each day tea
has been served at small tables beneath
the shade of the trees, the tea and coffee
urns and ices being in a large marque.
Mr. and Mrs. Flumerfelt, assisted by
their daughter, Miss Gertrude Flumerfelt, have entertained their many guests
in their usual charming manner. Many
handsome costumes have been worn by
the ladies during the week, some of
which were: Mrs. Robin Dunsmuir
looked very smart in a black and white
taffeta suit with smart black chapeau.
Mrs. R. H. Pooley was sweet in white;
Miss Marion Dunsmuir was greatly admired in the palest of pink corsellet
skirts, with bodice of lace and a large
black hata trimmed with ping roses
and plumes. Mrs. D. Rogers looked
lovely in a pale blue gown with black
lace chapeau. Mrs. Bromley was very
chic in a black and white check tennis
costume. Mrs. Audaine looked well in
raspberry eoline with hat to match.
Mrs. Rhodes wore a dainty organdie
gown with mauve flowers, and mauve
hat. Miss Eberts looked smart in a
gown of black taffeta, with a forget-me-
not toque. Mrs. Henderson (Vernon)
wore a pretty pale blue gown. Mrs.
Kirk appeared to advantage in a pale
biscuit colored suit heavily braided.
Miss L. Eberts looked sweet and girlish in a flowered organdie and lingerie
hat. Mrs. Beauchamp Tye wore a dainty
pink and white check silk, trimmed with
valenciennes. Miss Eleanor Dunsmuir
wore a smart blue and white tennis costume. Miss Todd looked well in white.
Mrs .Blandy looked well in black and
white shortwaist suit. Miss Wark wore
a very dainty pink and white organdie,
and lace hat. Mrs. Irving looked sweet
in a black taffeta suit and mauve toque.
Some of those present were Governor
and Mrs. Dunsmuir, Major and Mrs.
Audaine, Mr. and Mrs. Robin Dunsmuir, the Misses Dunsmuir, Mr. and
Mrs. Rhodes, Mr. and Mrs. Rogers,
Judge and Mrs. Lampman, Mr. and
Mrs. Eberts, the Misses Eberts, Mrs,
Gaudin, the Misses Gaudin, Mr. and
Mrs. Crow Baker, Mrs. Pemberton,
Miss Pemberton, Mr. and Mrs. Coombe,
Mr. and Mrs. Laing, Mr. and Mrs.
Kirk, Mrs. McCallum. Mrs. Hickman
Tye, Mrs. Beauchamp Tye, Miss Eberts,
Mrs. Robertson, Mrs. Harold Robertson, Mrs. Hermann Robertson, Mrs.
Little, Mr. and Mrs. Amberrv, Miss
Mason, Mrs. Todd, Miss Todd, Mrs.
Phipps, Miss Phipps, Mrs. Pennet, Miss
Dupont, the Misses Dupont, Mr. and
Mrs. Galletly, the Misses Galletly, and
many others.
* *   *
Invitations are issued for a tea at
Mrs. McCalltnn's, Esquimalt Road, for
Wednesday, 25th inst.
* *   *
Mrs. Dennis Harris has lent her delightful house and grounds at the corner of Superior street and Birdcage
walk to the ladies of tlle Reformed
Episcopal Church who will hold a garden party on Tuesday next. There will
be a liberal supply of ice-cream, candy
and other bon-bons. Miss Dcnise Harris will assist her mother.
* *   *
Mrs. Innes entertained a number of
friends at the tea hour on Thursday
afternoon last, croquet being thc chief
amusement.
* *   *
The cricket dance, which was mentioned in our last week's issue, to take
place in the Assembly Rooms on the
24th of August, is to be strictly a
flannel and calico affair. Tbe gentlemen are requested to wear flannel or
outing suits, and thc ladies to appear
in muslin gowns, or tennis costumes.
This idea seems most rational, a it
more than likely tbat very warm weather will prevail'.
* *   *
Mr. and Mrs. Hobson arc visiting in
the Upper Country.
* *   *
Mrs. Bromley is a guest at Government House.
* *   *
Mr. Kenneth Gillespie intends to take
possession of "Riverside Inn," Cowichan Lake, within a month. The place
lias been undergoing renovation for
some  time,  and  will  soon  be  in   fine
condition.
* *   *
Miss Edith Maitland-Dougall is the
guest  of the Misses Tilton,  1 Icy wood
avenue.
* *   *
Mrs. Freeman entertained a number
of her friends at progressive five hundred on Tuesday evening last, at the
residence of her daughter, Mrs. Little,
"Highlands," Rockland avenue,
* *   *
Mr. and Mrs.. Gibb have returned
from a trip to Seattle.
Mrs. Russell, accompanied by her
daughter, returned from a trip to the
Sound on Saturday last.
* *   *
Miss Elsa Bennett, who has been the
guest of Miss Mildred Sweet, Quebec
street, has returned to her home in
Westminster.
Mrs. W. S. Gore entertained a number of her friends informally at the tea
hour on Monday, to meet Mrs. Hartley.
The engagement is announced of Miss
Edith Maitland-Dougall of Duncans to
Mr. Stephen E. Phipps, formerly of St.
Paul, but now living in Chemainus. The
wedding is to take place in September.
* *   *
Major and tire Misses Dupont entertained the members of the Aged Women's Home on Thursday, the 12th
inst., at "Stadacona." The guests were
given a drive over the city and on their
return tea was served in the beautiful
old garden.
* *   *
The Misses Eleanor, Marion, Muriel
and Kathleen Dunsmuir have returned
from thc continent, and are spending
their holidays with their parents.
Dr. Fagan spent tire week in Vancouver.
* *   *
The Misses Sweet, Quebec street,
entertained on Thursday evening last
in honor of their guest, Miss Elsa Burnett of New Westminster. Cards and
vocal _ and instrumental music helped
to while away a pleasant' evening. The
guests were Miss Wilson, Miss Wili-
man, Rev. Mr. Venable and Mrs. Ven-
nble of Vernon, Mr. and Mrs. Terry,
Mr. Trefusis, Mr. Walker, Mr. and
Mrs. Bennett and Miss Walbran.
* *   *
Mrs. Berkeley was hostess at an afternoon tea given at her camp at Kanaka Ranch on Tuesday afternoon. Some
of the guests were Mrs. Burke, Miss
Hughes, Mrs. Shallcross, Mrs. Browne,
Mrs. Carmichael, Mrs. Monteith, Mrs.
McCallum, Mrs. W. E. Green, Mrs. A.
Jones and others.
* *  *
It has recently been made known that
Mr. Norman Hardy has become engaged to Miss Maud Atkinson. Mr. Hardy
is the Victoria agent of Dodwell   &Co.
VANCOUVER.
The engagement is announced of Mr.
Noel Humphreys and Miss Kathleen
Higgins. Both are well known Vancouverites. The marriage will take
place in the fall.
* *   *
There is no mistake about it this time,
it has come to stay—the weather, I
mean, of course. Old King Sol is making up for lost time and is more than
generous and we are simply revelling in
it in Vancouver, a young city, a young
population and more, wc know the joy
of living in the present. Whichever
way we turn the laughing, dancing
waves of the Inlet and Bay call and
entice us picnics galore are the order of
the day, and up our lovely creeks and
coves may be seen white gowned maidens and their attendant swains enjoying
the goods the gods send us.
* *   *
The engagement is announced of
Madamoiselle Louise Kerr to Mr. Melville-Thomson, the marriage to take
place early next month. The honeymoon will be spent visiting the Eastern
cities. They will return about Christmas time and take up their abode in Mr.
Thomson's beautiful house on Car-
dero street. We wish them every happiness.
* *   ♦
Mrs. Charleson's dance on Friday
night was a brilliant affair, and although over a hundred guests sat down
to supper the rooms were not overcrowded. Excellent music keot the
spirited young dancers busy until the
early hours of Saturday. It was a case
of "Wc won't go home till morning,"
Many beautiful gowns were worn. Mrs.
Charleson wore a very handsome black
lace dress, Miss Charleson a lbutter-cup
yellow satin covered with lovely lace,
ber sister being in white and pale green.
White was universally worn, and so
charming were they that it would be
invidious to particularize. I only know
that the effect was most cool and refreshing on this almost tropical night.
* *   *
Mr, Walter Ernest Rodgcs (of
cricket fame) is expected back with
his bride nee Miss Margaret Isabel
Keay, next week. The honeymoon was
spent at Banff.
* *   *
Captain  and  Mrs.  Edward   Beetham
are registered at the Hotel Vancouver.
* *   *
Mr. Knox Walkem nave a delightful
lunch on his launch at the bend of the
North Arm. The party consisted of
Miss Ada Lindsay, Miss Mny Leiffllton,
Miss Vera Duclresnay, Mr. C. Mevitt,
Mr. J. Bennett, and Mr. Sullivan.
* *   *
Wc arc all delighted to welcome Mr.
Ken Taylor bark again, after a vear
spent at Kingston 'Military College.
What a pity our iolly old planet is not
stationary for a time and so allow our
bovs to remain boys a little longer.
* *   *
Mrs. Edward Beetham  gave a small
luncheon on Sunday on the Empress
of India, the guests being Mr. and Mrs.
W. Fordham, Mr. and Mrs. Billings,
Miss Dolly Macpherson and Mr. John
Wynn-Pugh.
* *  *
Sister Frances has taken her usual
cottage up on Bowen Island for the
summer, and is entertaining the halt,
sick and maimed as only she in the
largeness of her heart knows how to
do.
* *   *
Mrs. Charles Gardiner-Johnson's
dance on Wednesday given in honor of
Miss Eileen Cambie, was a merry one—
in spite of the fact that she is leaving
us for New Zealand—the genial host
and hostess, old and new faces making
it so.. An excellent supper was served
in the "cave", a most cool and refreshing retreat, and dancing was kept up
until an early hour on Thursday. Special cars ran for the event. Mrs. Johnson, who has just returned from Europe, looked charming in black. She is
a past mistress in the art of entertaining. No one feels out of it under her
hospitable roof, her tact and kindness
being well known. Amongst those present we noticed Mr. and Mrs. Willie
Boultbee, Mr. and Mrs. Billings, Mr.
and Mrs. Fordham, Mrs. Phipps (Revelstoke), Mr. and Mrs. Be'nwell, the
Misses Cambie, Misses Charleson, Miss
Ada Lindsay, Miss Dolly Macpherson,
Miss Laura Jukes, Mr. Tom Boultbee,
Mr. Usborne, Mr. John Jukes, Mr.
Toole and several others.
* *   ♦
Mr. Arthur Thyrine's beautiful new
auxiliary yawl was launched in due and
ancient form on Tuesday evening, Mrs.
Thynne performing the christening
ceremony and naming her "Gizeeka"
(one of the charming maidens in "The
Little Michu"). Many friends were
present, and Mrs. Thynne entertained
afterwards at her residence on Robson
street, where an impromptu dance and
a recherche supper was served.
* *  *
Mr. and Mrs. Campbell Sweeny and
Miss Dorothy Sweeny, are registered
at the Hotel Vancouver.
* *   *
Mrs. and Miss Blair, and Mrs. Robert Leighton were guests of Mr, Mortimer, chief officer of the Aorangi, at
lunch  to-day.
* *   *
Mrs. Van Innes, Nelson street, gave
a large at home this afternoon.
* *   *
Mrs. T. H. Calland of Kitsilano
Beach, gave a garden party on Saturday last. It was a great success. It
had everything to mark it so—a charming hostess, a perfect day, delightful
grounds extending right down to the
water. The bay was quite busy for a
time, most of the guests preferring to
make their journey to and fro bv water.
Some sailed, others rowed, and manay
were the bets as to wdio would arrive
first, naught little steam launches
crowning over them all. Miss Dorothy
Bulwer and Mr. Dudlev rode over,
Miss Dorothy looking very smart in a
karki habit. Amongst' her many accomplishments horsewomanship is not
her least. Tea and ices were served in
the garden, Mrs. Hayes and Mrs. Bulwer assisting. We noticed Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Rosenfeldt and Miss Vaughan, Mr. and Mrs. and Miss Roberts,
Mr. and Mrs. Hutchison, Miss Ramsay,
Mr. Deacon, Mr. Jack Vaughan and
many others.
*   *   *
Mrs. James of Seaton street gave a
tea this afternoon in honor of Mrs.
Buntzen and Mrs. Marstrand, who are
shortly leaving for Denmark.
NELSON.
C. E. McPherson, general passenger
agent for C.P.R. western lines, arrived
in town on Saturday night from the
coast, accompanied by Mrs. McPherson.
* *   *
Miss Jean Cameron left on Saturday
on a holiday trip to the Coast cities,
going by the C.P.R. She will visit
Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, Portland,
and Spokane, returning home over the
Great Northern.
* *   *
Edward Fitzgerald of Spokane, cartoonist, has sketched three capital pictures for the 20,000 club's excursion.
* *   *
W. H. Brandon of Silverton, is at the
Hume.
* *   *
B. A. Shatford of Penticton is a
guest at tbe Home.
* *   *
James Mackay Anderson of Winnipeg, welll known as a promoter of
Duncan River mining ventures in past
years, is visiting.
* *   *
E. Mallandaine, formerly of Creston,
and now C.P.R. land agent at Cranbrook, is at the Hume.
* •    •
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Dickason. Miss
Dickason and Miss Ruttcr of Chicago,
came in from thc Boundary on Monday
and arc at the Strathcona.
* *   *
Hugh Gilmour of Vancouver, arrived
in town on Monday from Fernie. He
left again on Tuesday, via Spokane, lor
his home.
l MUSIC AND     $
*     THE STAGE J
Contracts were recently closed by the
management of Florence Gale, whereby
she will be seen the coming season in
a new play by Margaret Mayo entitled
''Love's Victory." There has been a
big demand for Miss Mayo's latest
product, no less competitors than David
Belasco, Virginia Harned and others
were after this particular play. Miss
Gale is booked to appear in this city
some time during the coming season.
Allen Doone, the young Irish singing comedian is spending the hot summer months in the wilds of the Coeur
d'Alene Mountains of Idaho. What a
place for inspiration. Doone has several new songs to write.
Kenney & Westfall will confine themselves to two attractions the coming
season. They will continue to promote
their young Irish star, Allen Doone, in
"Kerry Gow," the play made famous
by Joseph Murphy also have booked
their recently acquired star, Florence
Gale, who will appear in a new play by
Margaret Mayo, entitled "Love's Victory."
"My Heart's Bouquet," "Sweet Norah
Drew," "The Song the Anvil Sings,"
"The Coo of the Dove," are the titles
of the pretty Irish ballads that Allen
Doone will sing in "Kerry Gow" next
season.
VICTORIA SPORT
There will be a cricket match this
afternoon between Nos. I and 2 teams
of the Victoria Cricket Club.
The Victoria lacrosse team are in
the Royal City to-day trying conclusions with the New Westminsters. It
was found impossible to send a strnog
team owing to various reasons, chief
among which was the Wednesday afternoon holiday.
The regular monthly regatta of the
J. B. A. A. is taking place this afternoon. Eight crews are rowing constituted as follows:
1.—Hewitt (stroke), Dougal, Morgan,
Lucas, Mulcahy (stroke), Powell,
Mathews, Irving.
2.—King (stroke), McKitrick, Godfrey, Sparrow, Donaldson (stroke),
Laing, Heyland, Wolfenden.
3.—Clarke (stroke), Iason, Thrall,
Hiscocks, Dresser (stroke), Hilyard,
Sweeney, McArthur.
4.—Baylis (stroke), Townsley, Dempster, Jameson. Kennedy (stroke),
Power, Commers, Todd.
The "big four" left for Nelson this
morning to take part in the N.P.A.A.O,
regatta. They will render a good account of themselves, but will have no
snap.
The entries for the tennis tournament closed yesterday and in number
far exceeded the expectation of the officials.   A successful meet is assured.
No. 20.
Take notice that 30 days after date
I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license lo cut and carry away timber
from thc following described land,
situate on Tahsish Arm, Kyuquot
Sound, Rupert District:
Beginning at a post planted on the
East boundary of Application No. 13,
about' 60 chains south of the northeast
corner thereof, thence east 160 chains,
thence north 40 chains, thence west
tcb chains,, thence south along said
boundary 40 chains to point of commencement.
Kyuquot Sound, June 14, 1906.
JOHN HIRSCH.
No. 21 .
Take notice that 30 days after date
I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license to cut and carry away timber
from the following described land,
situate on Kyuquot Sound, Rupert District:
Beginning at a post planted at thc
southeast corner of No. 8 application on
Tahsish Arm, tbence north along the
cast boundary of No. 8, 40 chains, tbence
east 80 chains, thence north 40 chains,
thence east 80 chains, thence south
about  20 chains  to  thc  shore,  tbence
following  the  shore  southwesterly to
point of commencement, contaianing 640
acres more or less.
Kyuquot Sound, June 14, 1906.
JOHN HIRSCH.
No. 22.
Take notice that 30 days after date)
I intend to apply to the Chief Commis-|
sioner of Lands and Works for a spec-|
ial license to cut and carry away timbers
from the following described land,|
situate on Kyuquot Sound, Rupert Dis-fj
trict:
Beginning at a post planted at thej
northwest corner of Applicaiton No.
on Kokshittle Arm, thence east 40!
chains, north 80 chains, ywest 60 chainsj
south to the shore of Kokshittle Ar
thence southeasterly along said shore td
get one mile of southing, thence easl
about 40 chains to a point north of thi
initial stake, thence south 40 chainj
to point of commencement.
Kyuquot Sound, June 14, i;/o6.
JOHN HIRSCH.
Io. 23.
Take notice that 30 days after datl
I intend to apply to the Chief Commisf
sioner of Lands and Works for a t.
ial license to cut and carry away timbel
from the following described lanif
situate on the Ka-o-winch River, Kok,
shittle Arm, Kuyquot Sound, Ruperi
District ,
Beginning at a post planted on thi
north boundary about 20 chains west
0 fthe northeast corner of Application
No. 7, on the east bank of the Ka-ol
winch River, thence east 20 chains, nortli
160 chains, east 20 chains to point ol
commencement, containing 640 acres
more or less.
Kyuquot Sound, June 14, 1906.
JOHN HIRSCH.
No. 24.
Take notice that 30 days after datjj
I intend to apply to the Chief Cotnmi/
sioner of Lands and Works for a i
ial license to cut and carry away til
from the following described land
situatet' on Kyuquot Sound, Rupel
District:
Beginning at a post planted on thJ
south shore of Narrow Gut Inlet, thenc(j
south 80 chains, thence east 40 chains]
thence north 40 chains, thence east
chains, thence about 40 chains north til
the shore of Narrow Gut Inlet, thenol
following the shore in a westerly direcl
tion to piont of commencement, cor.f
taining 640 acres more or less.
Kyuquot Sound, June 14, 1906.
JOHN HIRSCH.
datl
No. 25.
Take notice that 30 days after
I intend to apply t'o tbe Chief Commisl
sioner of Lands and Works for a specj
ial license to cut and carry away timbtT
from the following described land
situate on Kyuquot Sound, Rupe|
District:
Beginning at a post planted at tl',]
southeast corner of Application No.
on Kokshittle Arm, thence west
chains, thence south 80 chains, thend
east 80 chains, thence north 80 chaiil
to point of commencement, containain.j
640 acres more or less.
Kyuquot Sound, June 14, 1906.
JOHN HIRSCH. j
No. 26.
Take notice that 30 days after dal
I intend to apply to the Chief Coinmij
sioner of Lands and Works for a spei
ial license to cut and carry away timbtl
from the following described lanl
situate on Kyuquot Sound, RupeJ
District:
Beginning at a post planted on til
east side of a river unnamed enteritl
into Clan ninick Harbor about if
miles from the mouth, tbence east
chains, north 80 chains, west 80 chairi
south 80 chains, east 20 chains to poll
of commencement, contaianing 640 ac|
more or less.
Kyuquot Sound, June 14, 1006.
JOHN HIRSCH.I
No. 27.
Take notice that 30 days after da]
T intend to apply to thc Chief Comml
sioner of Lands and Works for a spej
ial license to cut and carry away
from the following described lai
situate on Kyuquot Sound, Rup<j
District:
Beginning at' a post planted near tl
initial post of Application No. 26, then!
east 40 chains, thence south 80 chail
west 80 chains, north 80 chains, east T
chains to point of commencement, cc|
taining 640 acres more or less.
Kyuquot Sound, June u, too6.
JOHN HTRSCHJ
N. 28.
Take notice tbat 30 davs after
T intend to apply to the Chief Count]
sioner of Lands and Works for a sp,
ial license to cut and carry away
from the following descrihed Ial
situate on Kyuquot Sound, RutJ
District:
Beginning at a post planted on
we«t side of Union Island about
chains south of a grotm of small islal
in Blind Entrance, tbence 80 ch.T
east, thence 60 chains north, thencel
chains west, thence io chains nol
thence west about 20 chains to thc sli
of Blind Entrance, thence southl
along said shore to noint of commei]
ment.
Kyuquot Sound, Tunc 11. 1006.
'JOHN HTRSCTl

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