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LW.':.    FEB 201905     %
VOL. Y.,No.47.
SLOCAN,   B.   C,   FEBRUARY   17,   1903.
$2.00 PER ANNUM.
Having purchased the Fruit, Confectionery,
and Tobacco business of A. C. Smith, we £#><«_ ,
spectfully solicit the patronage of the public. "J"'';■■*•£'"",;"""
Our aim will be to keep a fresh and clean
stock.   Remember the old stand.
Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Hats
AS there will be no milliner in town this spring, we
have ordered some Ladies' and Misses' Ready-to-
Wear Hats; also Children's Sailors.   Wait for them,
We have also placed in stock the smaller
sizes in Children's Tan and Red Slippers
and Shoes.     We have also on order Red
and Tan  Hose to match.
We are pleased to show you Goods.   Drop
in any time you are down town.
David  Arnot, Slocan.
Agent for Tetley's Teas.
J. W. Crow, Proprietor.
and Leave I la.. Ice
at, Sandon Tuenduy Night
* wnrilert   (ainna?   by   lle-
~H[j  t '„_ *nil Koferee
impose a duty on lumber coming into
Canada fl'Oni the States, it is the intention of Lidgate Bros, to proceed at
onee with the erection of their sawmill
nt the mouth of Evans creek. They
havr had men Fogging for some time
on oije of their limits and have quarter
of a million feet of logs already cut.
Court of Revision.
The court of revision to pass upon
the civic assessment  roll  will he hild
day, and declared a dividend of two
per cent on the preferred stock aud
three per cent on the common stock,
lieing for the half year ending December hist. After paying working expenses, fixed charges and dividends
now declared, there is a surplus for
the half year of $2,450,531.
Work on th« Colorado.
Tlalph Gillette and partners are do-
intf well on the Colorado, Twelve Mile
THIS Hotel is o'.i'* of the best known and most popular houses
in the country.     It la located adjacent to the depot and the
wharf, aud commauds a magnificent-riew of the beautiful
Slooan lake.      Good fishing is to  lx' found close at hand, while
every facility is offered for bpatiug.
Tourists will find the Arlington and ideal resting place,
c immerrial man have at their command new and commodious
sample rooms.
Thii dining room, ia strictly up to date and the bar supplied
with onlv the besl brand*! of f*<«>d»
Is reached by any trail er
that runs into the Town.,
Do not go  past  its door when
you are dry, weary or hungry.
Sloean senior hockeyists were invit-
e<\ to Sandon on Tuesday night for a
game with the Silver City aggregation. The team sent up was the same
as played at Xew Denver and included three juniors, while, several enthusiasts also went along, The game was
a good one and would have been finished had the referee, Main, not been
so biased in his actions against the
visitors. Sloean's light team were
guyed a little by the rooters, but they
quickly proved they wore all there and
able to deliver the goods, Tunis excel*
ling himself in goal.
Sandon scored the first goal in a
few minutes. Slocan gained confidence and took tho next, the score at
half time standing '- to 2. flay com-
menclug again Slocan shot a third
goal, and then trouble started. .1.
McKinnon, who had been roughing
thingn from the start, attempted to
jockey Terry, of Sloean, but missed,
aud then the latter was ordered to the
fence fi rtwo minutes for alleged trip-
piug. Milne, captain of the visitors,
would not stand for this, stating .McKinnon waa the one to blame. One
word led to another and finally Slocnn
Imi'..-lied to the centre of the rink,
cheered for Sandon and quit the ice.
the game being awarded to Sandon by
the referee.
It was too bad the game ended as it
did. for it will tend to spoil hockey
through the Slocan. Snndon should
have called off the referee, but Sloean
should have allowed the disputed
poiui t.i pass, ai thev could have won
out anyway. Spectators stated the.
refei'i tj'a decision-; were too biased altogether. Slocau's team was: Tarns,
goal; Pinchbeck, point: Flicks, cover:'
Millie, lover; McMillan, Lindow and
Terry, fora aids.
MlX-Cp at tin* T:aiimi'ao.
As everybody  expected  a mix-up
haa occurred at the Tamarac, and tin
recent history of lhe Chapleau is 1>.-
in- repeate I on Spriuger creak.   Fo
:i couple of mouths eight or ten ra iu
bave b cn employed under the Nelson
lessees.   A  carload of ore was taken
out, but fearing they would uot get
their wages, the men have arranged to
-hip the ore through H.R. Jorand.
.1 i- Kae brought down tho last of the
ore Monday night and stored it in Iiis
barn and he declared he would not li I
it go  until   li'-  was guaranteed his
packing bill.    Then there are the bills
lor supplies obtained iu town, so ii
looks as if someone was going to be
left.   On Monday the whole gang of
men came down the hill, and on Tins
, day a new outfit   arrived in from Nel
■ son.   bringing   their  supplies   with
them,   Nelson papers for months past
hive been making  themselves ridicu
Kins bv their boom articles of operations at the Cripple  Stick and'lama
i rae, for ther**. has been nothing to justify them.
BaV. Dividends I.ukI Yeur.
Following are someof the dividends
The Future of the Dry Ore Belt.
Editor Drill:
Sir, When a problem occurs involving the prosperity, almost the verv
existence, of one of our mining camps,il may be in order to start a discussion,
leading probably to a variety of thought and action, to find a solution to the
sains, ft appears to me quite evident that theSf 'nger creek cnmp,on which
the welfare of the city of Slocan so much depend ,, will not enjoy the activity
and prosperity justly Its due until tho question of how best to economically
utilize its immense tonnage of low grade silicious ores is finally determined.
As food for thought, which 1 hope will lead to action, I herewith, as
briefly as possible, present my views on the subject, hoping to be followed by
some  one with an abler pen:
With a few exceptions, such as tho one at the Viking, the ore-bearing
veins of thu Springer creek section may be classed under lhe two followiug
Type t.- -Fissures on   which   large   movements  have occurred,
causing the ''pinch and swell" form of vein.   These veins are in
places fully 50 feet wide, and   her: and  there   are  filled with
granite In all Btages of alteration from crushing, heat and chemical action.   Chertyveiu quartz, talcoze and chloiitic matter,
kaolinized feldspars, clay selvage, and so on. are closely associated with the mineral-bearing portions of the veins, which may
lie on the footwall, just under the hanging wall, or anywhere in
the vein filling.   Examples—Arlington and Black Prince.
Type ii.   This kind of vein is moro numerous than that of type
1. and occurs in smaller and more regular fissures and jointing
planes.   These   veins  rarely  show  evidence of movement in
themselves, but are frequently dislocated by small faults intersecting them at various angles.   The vein filling is usually crystalline quartz, carrying the gold  and  silver bearing minerals.
The ore is, ou the average, much higher grade than that from
the larger veins of type 1. mainly de." t.i the added gold values,
which mav range from i* to 880 per ton.   Examples   Meteor,
Howard Fraction and Exchnuge.
The general formation of the district is granite, which has nnny local
variations, from basic leases and masse"!  to acidic stringers, bars and zones.
A series oi basic intrusive   dykes   occur   in   tli" district, but I am not aware
that thev in any ease are connected with the main ore deposits.
As to tlie ores of the district, ta simplify the subject, these mav be class-
**i■>! according to certain limits of value, as follows: Class A. Ore worth say
536 to $1S0 per ton in car lots: Clas B, ore. running $15 to $35; Class C, ore
ruu pin i % to 515 pnr t »n. Ci tss \. a clean shipping ore, usually occurs in
liU'gd shoo'.s, or leat'c il ir Ivvii ■;. but in iv. iu part-consist of the richer por-
tions of scattered bunches of min ".d round iu the vein gangue, Class B
consists mainly of cobbinirs from Class A, but may. in part.be from numerous
ss A.   Class C is in part cobbing*
y  of  vein  gangqe carrying small
bunches aud grains of visible minerals; also  vein  quartz, clay selvage and
talcozo matter impregnated bv mineral solutions.
As Class A and part of "lass ]! can 1 a  profitably shipped in bulk under
it conditions, I shall refer onlv to ere ranging in value from St'i to .?20 a
f cobbiuirs from Class A,
sm ill bodies of ore to > 1 iw in grade for Cli
and screwing.*! from A and D, but in iin'*
ton. with, sav, an average vauu
hie of SIS
Tliis mav be termed Class B-
Kant Tear'* Shipments Ware 337B Ton*—
A IIf*ult.1iy Hvldt'iiro of thai Life and
Wealth of tilt Cum'p—Blnck I'linco !■
IliBgeHt Shipper.
Shipments for the week were limited to two properties and amounted to
TJ fast. A ear each was sent out by
the Ottawa aimI Black Prince, ono going to Nelson and the other to Trail.
Tt is expected the Tamarac 'and Nor-
thern Li^'lit will ship next week, while
other properties are preparing small
shipments.   Total to date 458 tons.
For 1904 the ore shipments from
the local division amounted to 2875
tons, outdo up from ID properties,
Following is a full list of the shipments this year to data:
Ottawa ".. -'-'             154
Ell ter prise  81'
Black I'rince.,  22              17ii
Neepawa  21
Kilo  20
Chapleau  2
MINUS   AM)   minim;
_omrr.mi.r-- iwiau^.
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•Ji 1,000
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.V, I.Ol lil;
I!, and il is, I think, the handling and treatment of this verv large class of
ore that constitutes the main problem to b' solved in the Slocan City mining
division. Veins of tho Arlington type produce the bulk of ore classed as B-
C, but a considerable amount of ore of alxiut the same average value, though
[of more silicious character, nnv be expecte I from veins of type 2.   Men who
I have sort,':! ore at such properties a- the Exchange or Howard Fraction will
(louiirtn this statement. Quite a numbar nf vein of typ • 'i occur on Springer
oreek and its forks, especially in tha Dayton creek, Robiuson creek and
Bondholder creek basin-.
From present information, I think the following properties likely to produce ores of Class B-C in substantial am units, in addition to ores of Class A:
' Combination, Tamarac Ottawa, Yount; Hear, Arlington-Speculator.Hampton,
Black Prince-Two Friends, and the Calumet aV Hecla groups. The Ottawa
group and its recently acquired northerly extensions form a large and valuable property. To dato the Ottawa has produced a larger proportion of ship
piui,* ore. Class A. than any property yet opened up in the Sloean drv ore
camp- but alroady lnrge dumps of ore, of B <' Class, have accumulated, and
it is nol detrimental to predict, that Ihou lands of tons of this class of ore will
be produced here and that the owners of the Ottawa will be pleased to Bnd
'sale for the same.
The best proof that the permanent prosperity of this camp depends on tbe
utilization ot its large bo lies of mediu n and low grade ores is most graphically illustrated al tho well known Aiiingtou mine. This mine is said to have
alseady produced upward *s of 10,090 tons of shipping ore. Class A. yet it is
admitted by the owners th it until tho immens itonnage of low grade ore,now
on the du ins or in the «tope ■■ can h • e lonomically treats I, the mine cannot
', be w,irked profit ibly.   The ll.unpt in mine, a
lington, is on a vein of an   intermediate  typi
shipments of remarkably rich silver ore. Then* is -.jii« 1 to be a large amount
of medium grade ore in sighl here nlso. Thai large and valuable area of
mining property, now including the Blnck Prince, Two Friends nnd Bank of
short   distance east of the Ar
which   has   produced several
Last week the Sandon mines shipped i'22 tons of galena.
The average price of silver during
January was 60.69 cents.
The Bell, at Whitewater, has contracted to ship 800 tons of zinc.
The Slooan*) Star people are crown
gmutingjthe Silver Star fraction.,
Fourteen men, with a Chinese cook,
are at the Emily Edith, Fnir Mile.
The Great Northern is hauling the
bulk of the ora f rota the Sandon camp.
During January the Boundary properties had an output of over 68,000
ions of ore.
Two or three men are still working
at the Chapleau, but they intend to
quit shortly.
A shortage of water prevents the
new concentrator at the Cork commencing operations.
Zinc shipments from the Upper
camp last week amounted to 360 t; ns
from the Slocan Star.
Cameron Ac Kennedy
week rawhided down thn
from the Northern Light
A force of 28 mon i
the Hewett, Four Mile.
are holding •down the 1
January's payroll at the Granby
and Boston & Montana mine-, in the
Boundary, amounted to $75,000.
Work is oontinulng at theCombl-
natioii. aliout three tons of ore having
1», -i sacked. The oi ■ i'i the vein is
bunch v.
The Sullivan group of silver-lead
claims, East Kootenay.luw started up,
after being idle for years. Thirty
men are employed.
cirv <oi sell..
Pursuant to a call f-' m the mayor,
the city council :n • on Wednesday
night. Aid. Smith wrote from (Van-
brook tendering bin ition.whlch
was accepted
during the
tons of oro
- employed at
Two Chinese
medium and low
tinent, or leipiir-
$2.50 fora
Rancher lliirnod Out.
About 8 o'clock Saturday evening
:.I. Nixon, living on a ranch below
I Lemon creek, had   the misfortune  to
lose his house by  I'm', the u Iworli
catchiug alight   from   the hot stave-
pipe    Practically nothing was saved
from the house, the family barely escaping in scanty attire.   Several ol
the neighbors quickly gathered and
|succored the   family, otherwise they
lid have   suffered   much from Ilie
Supplios   and provisions were
the sufferers  by   Mon-
England groups, all held and operated by the Pioneer Mining Co.of Nelson. \
is justly considered ouo of the main ro*ourcos of the Springer creek camp.and j
it, successful operation means much lo Sloe,in.    A large amount of shipping : <
ore. Class A. ha*- 1» en taken from the several properties Included In the pres i ,v''i
eut'group, but no doubt in time a verj   large  amount  of
trrnde ore will lie found available for sum.' form of local tre
iiii,' very low transportation and smelter rale-.. |pnld
Reforriug to tne camp generally, the necessity for suitable mills, or some
f cheap transportation to the smelters, is becoming ao evident, that Iti Pills wen .
' the principal mine owners Interested would combine 80, "f which "' supplies
nitablo mills, or build a main tramway, with stm-10. Llebel.   S d   •"■■■''!• wajiappoltt
tioiis and branches to serve the various properties,   Personally, I would ad
vocate tramways instead of mills, for the   re ison   thai the ores and the vein
form 01 i
is sincerely to lie Wlsliei
and construe! one or mori
I   ;,   S ilicitor Jorand
wrote, outlining i ■  '■     ' "''■'• *-*»re
re redemption ■ d 'lin-pwiil lota. Filed. Theclerk -• - <■<'■ "■ ■" secure
copies of the p statutes for
I'.'Hi •(.
Clerk presei I ' davil re the
irreotnan of '  -""'"f  lul1*
-, „;,,, ;(, i he civic note
falling due on ilu   I7fch wm ordered
renew.il for And   Uitiivst
hereon     I Jill***!  amounting   lo
$25.80 Were   ll '      P«ld, while   IVW
hills were lul ' caHtaB for I88-"
smngues of tho camp. Being complex and variable in composition, suitable
nre likely to be complex and verv expensive, whereas tram*
ly constructed nre simple and effective, and can certaluly
,if ore, besides supplies nnd running materials.
point to keep in mind is that  these medium grade aiil*
irable for smelting purposes and, I believe, i'
nt down to
iy's train.
A IVciillio' Arelil<Mit.
• accident happened
it the
• lav
eduction plants
wavs once propel
handle any kind
A very importnn
clous ores are very il
steadily in large amounts, would soon be under a rale, freight and treatment1
from Slocnn, of $5 per ton. With tramways and this smelter rate, the low
irrade ores of the camp would become n -ure and vnlunble nsaet, and the dry
ure section of Slocan would prosper as it ought to do by reason of the econo-
vnlue of its ores.    Yours \u\-y truly.
ed to tho con ' ■ revision,.IS plnce tf
Aid. Smith. Md McNeish -rave notice of iiitr.il'>1"''- '•! l''1'' ••>''■*"' !it "•',
n,.sl „„.,.,,.      I',- tion of removing
lv hall to Oil "■ I low   block was laid
ud council adjourned.
SllviM    tiltlima.
,Uowii       the quotations for bar
February llth, 190»,
A peculiai
St. Eugene   mine, Movie, on   r rn
beringat the entrance of No
took tire from a heating stove
„| liefore the blazn was put out 100
'jarred up.    I he
I'he Unit
Monday morning.
have   been regis-
from the outside, bul
the  same as last
be altered.     11  l«
foet of limbers wereel
1 the workings nnd »(] men
escape from asphyxia*
fortunately all escaped by
. (jil nt raises and ohiifts.
smoke iii.ei
Imd a narrow
lion, bul
>\:iv of th
in the city hall on
( Inly live objection
! tered and thoy
as the  ngiites  are
vear. thev  will   not
intention of the council to hu-tl
s so as to u t the deben
nt falling due iu April.
Pn|iandi "i> Putyi
ihe domiuion gi
in the taxi
mre pnj-men
creek. Their main tunnel is iu KMI
feel, but they lind th" vein still somewhat broken. It is intended to ship a
carload of ore. 11 Ions of which is now
sacked.    A sample   assay on   10 tons
■ ave 109 i". silver.
silver on ll
week sine. '*        16!
| Friday..'.       	
Tuesdu i       	
, Wedm
davs during the
611 cents
Bl       "
I'd'.     «
6lj    «
611    "
er  "
clflc Rnilwn
||. l'a    uii ml.
■s of  Ihe Canadian l'a
mei In  Montreal Mon*
Thi* St. I'.u f.'ue   mine, ou   iis   |,jsi
payday, dlstrlbul id $28,000 to its em*
,'  ,    DJs,
Work bns been suspended nl  the
i.   ■     ck  ii i the
lusponded nl
nth fo ' of K
A ii"
asked I
on th
Ing I
min '
*,*, ml  NoW si-hcldlr.
lule of wages is being
the telegraph operators
division of tic c P.R,
vein  to Winnipeg dur*
ia. nrrnnge matters, ths
i'.. i lotllet, N'u Wesl
i:. Currie, Salmon   **.rra
■ «*ofl
'■ •!
She   Did   Not   Believe   In   Them,  but
Today She Is Strong and Well.
Collingwood. Ont, Feb. 6.—(Special)—Mrs. Thos. Adams, who moved
here about two years ago from
Burke's Falls, Ont., one ot the many
Canadians who once had Bright's
Disease and are now strong and well.
Like all the others she was cured by
Dodd's Kidney Pills.
"I was eight months an Invalid,"
says Mrs. Adams, "and no one can
tell what I suffered. My doctor said
I had Bright's Disease and Sciatica,
but I got no relief from anything he
gave me. At last a friend of my husband induced me to give Dodd's Kidney Pills a trial. H had no faith ln
them, but I thought I never would eet
better, but after taking three boxes
of them I was able to do my work. I
have had good health ever since I
used Dodd's Kidney Pills."
productive of unpleasant If not dangerous results."
A   Hint   Thnt   May   Be   of   Value   ta
the Home Drenmnaker.
Mrs. Ilownrd, n designer of costumes
In Chicago, In an address to a convention of dressmakers, gnve a bint that
•will be of value to women who mako
their own clothes at borne.
"Almost every woman has curvature
of the spine," she said. "She sits unevenly, she walks unevenly, snd ths
two sides of ber gown ennnot be mads
Just alike. I call my customers my
patients, and I study tbem carefully.
"No two things are more alike tban
dressmaking aud architecture, and of
tbe two dressmaking is the harder. An
architect can carry out his plans exactly, for ln bulliliug he uses such unchangeable materia Im as brick and
stone. A dressmaker can never picture
a model aud build up a gown exactly
like it Take a velvet gown, for instance. Tbere uever was oue mads
that looks like the design, tbe velvet
is so unmanageable.
"In fitting a skirt I use a plumb line-
that ls, a blasting thread run down ths
skirt exactly in the middle. Tbls line
guides me so that I nm not tempted to
pull the skirt backward and forward
to make lt lit, as is so often done. My
plumb Une must be kept straight always."
V«o the plumb Hue, home dressmakers, and set the haug of your skirt
Bow to Transform One Into m Pretty
China  I'nlaliiet.
An Ingenious woman recently discovered a new use for her grandmother's old corner whatnot that bad stood
in a corner ot the attic for many
moons, and possessors of similar obsolete pieces of furniture mny be Interested to know bow she transformed it
i ito a pretty china cabinet. She tirst
Aave lt a bath and good scrubbing
with hot water and soda. Tbis process
removed most of the paint, and wbat
remained on was sandpapered to facilitate Its removal. Afler it wus thoroughly dry a couple of coats of whits
enamel paint were applied and alt tht
little knobs silvered. 'J'iny silver books
were screwed ln the under side of ths
shelves for cups. A plnte rail was added at a small cost before tbe cabinet
wns painted. Tbis china stand occupies a corner of the dining room in tbe
owner's country house, and its absence
of color serves admirably to set oil the
delicate ware displayed on It.
A white china cabinet does not appeal to all tastes uor harmonize with
ull dining room furnishings, but lt
would be Just as easy to transform a
whatnot Into a golden or quartered oak
cabinet as into a white one.—Brooklyn
lemon  Marmalade.
Lemon marmalade ls liked as •
change from the customary list of
preserves, nmi a good way to prepare
lt Is as follows: Slice twelve good
lemons and remove the pips, lay the
sliced fruit for twelve hours, or till the
next morning, ln six to seven quarts of
wnter, mid boil this all gently together
for two hours, and again let lt stand
till next day. Then weigh It, add an
equal weight of sugar for each pound
of pulp nni boil all together till clear
and beginning to set, wheu it should
be potted and tied down at once while
Trunk   Cover*.
Trunk covers nre useful even to the
stay nt homes who, for lack of wardrobe accommodations, resort to trunk
room for storing clothes. A simple
cover is a large oblong denim one. One
seen recently was iu red, the edges buttonholed all around iu white long nnd
short stitch and a large Initial worked
to come on the top of the trunk. Thii
not ouly covers the trunk when closed,
but ls useful to throw over trays of
the open trunk when oue is Interrupted iu process of burrowing or packing.
When   British    Soldier*   Wer*   First
Forbidden to Wear Curl*.
Matthew of Westminster tells us that
in 1127 Henry I. ordered all the soldiers of England to cut their hair a
proper length and not wear lt like women. This custom of wearing hair
like women rose, according to William
of Malmesbury, in tbe reign of William the red king. Young men, he
snys, then endeavored to rival women
in delicacy of person, to mince their
gait, to walk with loose gesture and
hnlf naked.
Anselm ln 1102 enacted that clerks
who hnd long hair should be compelled
to have It cropped so as to show part
of the ears and the eyes. William of
Malmesbury does not mention the edict
of Henry I., but be relates that In 1128
a certain knight who prided himself
on the luxuriancy of his tresses, having
dreamed that be was strangled by
them, cut them off Immediately on
This example, he adds, spread
throughout England, nnd almost all
military men allowed their balr to be
cropped a proper length. But, alas,
this decency did not continue long, for
scarcely a year expired ere all who
thought themselves courtly lapsed Into
their former folly, nud those who had
no natural curls put on false ones.—
London Standard.
A fuded cotton dress can be mads
white by boiling lu cream of tartar
Wben milk ls spilled on a woolen
dress or coat at ouee apply absorbent
cotton. All traces of the statu wlll bs
The fastidious girl secures a number
of wide pasteboard rllilmn rolls from
the dry goods store und Keeps her neck
nnd belt ribbons smoothly rolled over
A bit of glove powder costs but s
trifle, nnd by its constant use the life
of cloves will be greatly prolonged.
The powder helps the glove to slip on
easily nnd prevents dragging or pulling of the leather.
A womnn who dropped n large piece
of butter on her silk waist was In despair, for there wus no benzine or
French cbnlk In the bouse. A sudden
Inspiration caused hor to cover tlis
grease spot thickly wltb talcum powder, leaving It overnight. In the morning the spot had disappeared.
A Taste For Jen-el*.
M. Carcenat, a jeweler In the Rue Le-
courbe, discovered Unit a number of
precious stones had disappeared from
his stock and at once reported the matter to M. Raynaud, commissioner of police.
On the visit of the latter to the
shop, ln order to conduct an inquiry,
be was at once struck by the chattering of a parrot, which was moving
freely around the shop, and it occurred
to him that the parrot might be the
thief. He accordingly communicated
his suspicions to the jeweler, and the
latter, while stoutly maintaining the innocence of the bird, ngreed to have an
emetic administered. The result was
that the parrot disgorged over £200
worth of diamonds and precious stones.
In future the delinquent was chained
I to his perch.—Paris Cor. London Telegraph.
Nnmhy  Pambr*
The term "namby pamby," which
has come to be applied to a person of
vacillating character as well as to
weak liternry productions, was originated by the poet Pope. He npplled lt
to some puerile verses that had been
written by nn obscure poet, one Ambrose Phillips, addressed to the children of a peer. The Hist half of the
term ls meant as a baby way of pronouncing Amliy, a pet nickname for
Ambrose, and the second half is simply
• Jingling word to fit lt.
A Singular Plural.
In a little pamphlet called "Better
Fay" Mr. J. 0. Fernnld recalls the dispute of two Mends ns to whether ths
Word "news" wns singular or plural.
They telegraphed to Horace Greeley
the question, "Arc there nny news?"
Mr. Greeley promptly returned the
answer, "Not n new."
Iiriitculna Children.
"1 hnd In my charge at one time,"
snld n prominent New Vork doctor, "e
child who hnd almost lost control of
the muscles of one of the lees, a dllll-
culty brought on, ns I firmly believe,
by the habit the other children had of
taking the little thing out wilh them
nnd hurrying it along In order lo keep
up with the othor youngsters witb
whom they were plnylng. They had
strict orders not to leave the haby or
1" • t *o of Its hands, nnd lis n conso-
que i | It was dragged mill pulled along
In the most frightful fashion. I believe thnt n great uinny cases of rickets
sre brought on by this linblt of pulling
children hy the iirms. It DScesssrlly
•« » strain, on the .sylne snd must bs
A Crusher.
Violinist (proudly)—The Instrument I
shnll use nt your house tomorrow evening, my dear sir, Is over 2'lu yenrs old.
Parvenu—Oh, never mind tbnt. It's
good enough. No one will know the difference.
Tery Often.
Teacher—Now, then, what do we
mean by composition? Little Girl (eagerly)—Please, lilies, composition Is the
art of bringing simple Ideus Into corn-
DODD'S •/,
It the efforts of certain parties are
successful, the farmers 6f Canada
will have to face a very unjust and
burdensome tax. A movement is on
foot to have fence wire, which has
for a number of years been admitted
into the country duty free, put on tho
dutiable list. The grades sought to
be affected are galvanized iron or
steel wire No. 9, 12 and 13. Practically none of these are made in Canada,
and since enormous quantities are
used each year in replacing primitive
rail structures, and enclosing prairie
farms, the Injury that a duty would
impose upon the rural, community
could not be readily estimated.
Since the admission of wire duty
free, Canadians have enjoyed the
benefits of cheap fencing of a very
desirable kind. This has not only
vastly improved the appearance and
value of hundreds of farm houses, but
it has added immensely to the comforts of winter travelling over roads
that were formerly very often impassible on account of snow blockades. To
put a check upon this sort of improvement by a tax that could work only
injury to the rural population without benefit to any other class of people would be indeed a serious matter.
Besides working an injury to the farmer, the fence-man ifacturing industry would be demoralized. To increase
the cost of wire, both fence production and consumption would be reduced, and farmers everywhere
throughout Canada would be hindered ln making improvements upon
their farms.
"How  did   you   enjoy    those    two
weeks on yonr farm in the country T"
".Nut as well us i had expected.    I
suffered from a lack of my accustomed exercise."
"Your accustomed exercise?"
"Certainly;    dodging delivery wagons, street cars, and automobiles, and
jumping over holes in the street."
The Victims Left Weak, Nerveless
and a Prey to Deadly Diseases.
La grippe, or influenza, which
sweeps over Canada every winter, is
probably the most treacherous disease known to medical science. The
attack may last only a few days, but
the deadly poison in the blood remains. You are left with hardly
strength enough to walk. Your
lungs, your chest, your heart and
nerves are permanently weakened, and
you fall a victim to deadly pneumonia, bronchitis, consumption,
rheumatism, or racking kidney troubles. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills never
fail to cure the disastrous after effects of la grippe because they purify
the blood and sweep away Its poisonous germs. Every dose makes new,
warm, rich red blood, which brings
health and healing to every part of
the body. This is proved in the case
of Miss' Dorsina Langloi3, of St. Jerome, Que., who says: "I had a severe
attack of la grippe, the after effects of
which left me racked with pains in
every part of the body. My appetite
completely failed me; I had severe
headaches, was subject to colds with
the least exposure, and grew so weak
that I was unable to work at my
trade as dressmaker. I tried several
medicines without the slightest success until a drug clerk advised me to
take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. I acted upon his excellent advice, and the
pills rapidly and completely cured
me. My strength returned, the headaches and cough disappeared, and I
am again enjoying my old-time
health. I sm satisfied that if sufferers from la grippe will use Dr. Williams' Pink Pills they will speedily
recover from those after effects which
makes the lives of so many people a
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure all the
common ailments due to weak and
watery blood, such as anaemia,
headaches, sldeaches, Indigestion,
neuralgia, rheumatism, sciatica, nervousness, general weakness and the
special aliments that growing girls
and women do not like to talk about
even to their doctors. But only the
genuine pills can do this, and you
should see that the full name, "Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People,"
Is printed on the wrapper around each
box. If you cannot get the genuine
pills from your druggist send direct
to the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville. Ont., and they will be mailed. 50 cents a box, or six boxes for
The? Are a Vnluiilile  Aid and Guide
to the Triivi-lliiH  Pul,11,-.
Robert Louis Stevenson, one of the
most notuble English writers known
to the present generation, was wont to
say that nothing Interested hlm more
thun tlie perusul of n good map, und
without doubt a map that ls well made
nnd accurate catches the eye nud nr-
rosts tho attention of ninny people us
few other things can do.
Tbe men In charge of railway traffic
possess n most positive appreciation of
thla fact, and a large expenditure of
time and skillful thought is mnde on
this feature of railway publicity.
Said an official of the Chicago nnd
•Northwestern railway while talking on
this subject: "There Is no doubt that
the American rnilwiiy uinp engraver
hns carried his art well nigh to the
borders of perfection. I do not know
of any road maps or otlier detailed
data for tho state of Wisconsin, for
Instance, that equal those published
by our passenger department, showing
the hnunts of suiiiiiier tourists and fishermen. Tbey are on file in public 11-
brnrlcs ns part of their reference records. Other portions of the western
country have been similarly taken up
by our people nnd maps of n most
complete character made for them—
ln fuct, the western lines nro fully
alive to the vnlue of n good map ln
the hands of the traveler. The map publishing business of the lnrge railway
systems ls today reduced to scientific
principles ond handled ln a most systematic msnnsr."
It   im   Noili I ii*    More   Thau    Getting
Along With People.
"What a fine fellow Percy X. isi" remarked a business man one day to a
lawyer friend.
"Yes," rejoined the lawyer, "he ls.
But he has been with the K.'s," naming a great corporation, "for ten years
now, and he is getting only $150 per
month. He has a wife and three children, and, with their tastes, I fancy
they have all they can do to live comfortably. He ought to be earning mors
with his education and capacity."
"Why doesn't he rise faster?"
"I'll tell you. He doesn't rise and he
can't rise until he learns how to get
along with people. He can't manage
men at all. If he tries be gets himself
disliked, and he keeps them ln a constant state of irritation."
A similar conversation was recently
overheard between two business men.
Said one: "I hear that young Paul G.,
only four years out of college, has
been placed at the head of the T.
branch of the Y. company. I didn't
know he was so smart What ls his
strong point?"
"He ls a great fellow to get along
with people," answered the other man.
"No man would of course be put ln a
place of such responsibility without Integrity, fair quickness and ability and
a good education. But there are scores
of men who have all of those qualities,
and yet they do not go forward because they cannot exercise authority.
If they receive nny tbey either make
the men under them cross and restive
by petty tyrannies or else they are too
good natured and lose the respect of
the men, are Imposed on by them and
don't get good work out of them. It
seems to be the rarest thing in tbe
world to find young men who have dignity and keenness enough to maintain
discipline and yet enn mnke their sub-
ordinntes bear the yoke cheerfully and
render good service."
A third young man was characterized by the president of a great railroad thus: "1 haven't had a chance to
talk with him and find out how much
he knows, but I hnve watched blm several times as he manipulated a gang of
men, and he has for weeks managed
them wonderfully. We have rarely had
a man in our employ who could get so
much work out of n lot of meu and at
the snme time could keep them so decently good tempered."—Independent.
Labor ls the ornament of the citizen.
Labor, wide as the earth, has its summit in heaven.—Carlyle.
Learning ls pleasurable, but doing la
the height of enjoyment—Novalls.
What is there that is illustrious that
ls not also attended by labor?—Cicero.
Ths fruit derived from labor is tho
sweetness of all pleasures.—Vaubenar-
Tbe lottery of honest labor, drawn by
Time, is the only one whose prizes are
worth taking up and carrying home.—
Theodore Parker.
Labor ls the talisman that has raised man from the savage; that bas given us plenty, comfort, elegance, Instead
of want, misery and barbarism.—McCulloch.
A Story of Senator Vest.
The late Senator Vest of Missouri
used to say that the hardest question
he ever was called upon to answer
was put by the Uev. Dr. Styles, pastor
of the Presbyterian cburcb at Frankfort, Ky., in which the senator's father and mother held membership.
Mr. Vest met the clerglman in Missouri, and the preacher said: "Well,
George, nre you yet within the folds
of the church, and do you still remember the teachings of your good father
and mother, long since dead and ln
heaven, wbere I soon expect to Join
them? Now, what shall I tell tbem
nbout you wben we meet, about your
Christian life, your dally walk and
conversation?" The senator declared
he felt himself growing pale as he
walked away without even attempting
to reply.
Snoring In   Church.
Sir Archibald Geikle, ln bis "Scottish
Reminiscences," says that when ho
came to write down tho many good
stories and personal anecdotes which
he hnd received by word of moutb he
wns surprised to find there wus hardly
a single one of theni thnt hnd not nl-
ready appeared in print, i'or example,
tho Scottish story about the man who
snored so loud ln church that "he
Wakened US a'," he discovered ln sn
epigram of the Itestorutlon, nbout a
sermon by South:
The doctor stopped, began to cull:
"I'ruy wuko the Earl of Lauderdale!
My lord, why,  'Ua n monstrouH tiling.
You snore so loud—you'll wake the king!"
At  a Disadvantage.
Mr. Goodley—Mrs. Chatters ls better,
I hear. I'm glad you called on her to-
day. Mrs. Goodley—So am 1. I was
ushered Into ber room just as the doctor put the thermometer under her
tongue, nnd so for five full minutes I
talked nwny at her, oud she couldn't
sny n word.
Not a Mere  Ilnaenl.
"I understand your father said I was
a rascal."
"No.   He snys yon nre a fool."
"If that's his opinion, then we'll hnve
to elope.   He'll never give his consent"
One llcmove.
Mrs. Dearborn-Did you sny thnt
Indy nnd gentleman were distantly
related?   Mrs. Wabash—Yes; they're
The hours we puss with hnppy prov
peels in view are more pleasing thnn
those crowned with fruition. — Goldsmith.
\Afi-tH   Your   Breakfast
ur   Dinner
With   Your   Suppe|.
CEYLON TEA.   Pure and Delicious.   Black, Mixed
and Natural Green.  Sold only in Sealed Lead
Packets,    By all Grocers.
He   Swaggered  OB  to  Death  aa   Ha
Had  Bivaggrri'd Through I.tfe.
The O'Gorman Mahon was about
eighty years of use when I met him
for the first time. One could still see
what a lion of a man he bad been. lie
was over six feet high. He had still
an immense mane of snow white hair,
and he had a long, white beard. The
face was long und horse shaped, the
eyes were still bright and fierce nnd
delimit, and the voice had a deep note
like the roar of nu enraged lion. The
O'Gorman Mahon was tbe very pink
of old fashioned courtesy, but one
could ensily see what a mnn he had
been. He wns the great duelist of his
day, a survival of the squires who
live in the pages of the chroniclers of
Ireland before the Union. He hnd
been out dozens If not scores of times,
nnd there wus a story of his fighting
some three duels all In a morning.
It was curious thnt he stuck to the
old dueling gospel to the end. I never
saw n man so disgusted ns he was
when he found that Mr. Parnell would
not send a challenge to Sir William
Harcourt for some Insulting language
which Sir William had used to the
Irish chief. I can still recall the scene.
It took place at one of the tables In
the tearoom of the house of commons.
The old warrior turned up at the consultation, looking almost radiant. He
sniffed the dueling ground from afar,
Some two or three of the then young
colleagues of Parnell were present,
nnd this Idea of a challenge appeared
to their modern minds, of course, ns
something grotesque But The O'tlor-
111:111 Million had come In perfect faith
that a duel was a certainty, aud his
long, horse shaped fnee became visibly
longer as Parnell calmly snid that he
did not regard dueling as rational or
necessary. The old gentleman was too
polite to express his real feelings, but
the pained silence which followed the
announcement of Parnell suQlclen'ly
revealed wbat he felt.
During the nil night sittings of tbe
eighties The O'Gorman Mnhou wns nl-
wnys ln his place. He mnde it ulmost
n point of vanity never to be absent
when any such work was going. He
wore the snme suit of clothes winter
nnd summer. It was a curious light
colored heavy tweed. Somehow or other lt seemed to accord with the white
mane and the white beard. He nlso
was a great smoker, but lnstend of a
cigar he used to smoke the democratic
pipe, nnd, if I mistake not, the tobacco
was both strong and cheap. He could
tell very strange tales of the old days
ln Ireland and in mnny other parts of
tbe world too. He hnd fougbt In some
of tbe many civil wnrs of the southern
hemisphere nnd hnd muny marvels to
relate of earthquakes, revolutions and
other natural and human phenomena
in those fnroff regions.
I wns with the gnllnnt old fellow
within a few hours of his death. Hs
died as he bad lived. He was full of
the round oaths of tbe eighteenth century, had his drink to the last, Joked
about his ninety years, refused nil cou-
solutions, tcfapornl or spiritual, nnd
swaggered off to death as he often had
done to the dueling ground. He was
the Isst of a race—M. A. P.
Mrs. Tittle— fl'ssfft lt disgraceful the
wny those women tnlkeii during the
piny lust night? Mrs. Tuttle-Well. I
should suy so: Sarah Snooklns was
trying to tell tne the fusH In the
r.rlndles family, nnd those two women
ninile such 11 clatter I couldu't hear
more    thun    hulf    she    suid.
There Are Mnnr Aninrn,
Why is It thnt n ninn tukes such <le-
liirht ln repeating the uying of his
three-year-old boy nnd yet seems io
bave no special pride In those of bis
elgiitccii;your-old   sou?
"Things are very dear," said the dl.
satisfied citizen. m8'
"Yes," answered Senator Sorghum.
"but we are all feeling it alike 1 e. '
remember the time wIk«u votes could
be bought for a dollar apiece that
can't be bought now at any price."
She—I suppose the flrst cost ot an
automobile and the repairs eat un »
lot of money?
He—Oh, well, it doesn't compare
to the amount we have to pay out tor
The mother who gives her little on*
"soothing" stuff when lt cries surely
does not realize that she is simply
drugging it into temporary Insensibility with a poisonous opiate. But
that is Just what she Is doing. All
the so-called "soothing" medlclnei
contain poisonous opiates; thoy art
all harmful—somo of them danger.
ous, and should never be given to
children. Baby's Own Tablets art
sold under a positive guarantee that
they contain no opiate or harmful
drug. The Tablets speedily euro all
stomach troubles, constipation, (Harr*
hoea, and simple fevers; they break
up colds, prevent croup, ease the pain
of teething, and give healthy, natural
sleep. When little ones are croti,
peevish and ailing, give them Haby't
Own Tablets, and you will find ttiere'i
a smile in every dose. You can get
the Tablets from any medicine dealer
or by mall at 25 cents a box by writ,
ing the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co,
Brockville, Ont.
"Sourhoy Isn't very popular," re*
niarked the optimistic one. "But ha
has a lot of good in hiin."
"Maybe ho has," replied tho amiable
critic, "but l never heard of bis let*
ting any of it out."
A   MiikIc    rill Dyspepsia   Is
With  which   men  nre  constantly
plIiiK,   but    ennnot   exterminate,
dued,   nnd   to     all     appearances
qulshed   In   one,   It   makes   Its   a]
ance In another direction.   In mar
digestive   apparatus   Is   as   deltci
the  mechanism  of a watch  or  IC
lie  Instrument  In  which  even  a I
of   air   will   make   a   variation,
such  person* disorders of the sir
ensue from thp most trivial mu-'
cause  much   suffering.     To  thes-
malee'c.   Vegetable     Pills   are   r
mended ns mild nnd sure.
The young man with the long
tallowy complexion,   and    bundle
manuscript    approached  the edl
,h sl;.
"Here Is something," he said,
w rote myself."
The editor glanced hastily thn
the manuscript, and   then look.
the author.
"Thai is a sufficient explanatl
he replied, handing it back, "bu
hardly an adequate apology."
1 IgD
! a,'
Fweddy—Don't you get tired, deah
boy, of seeing the    same old  I
ovnh and ovah again nt COffllC opera'
(holly—O, no;  I take all that
matter of chorus.
ine rollowlng nre examples Of eight
syllnble words In the English language!
Anthropomcntiimorpbosls, sntisi:; er«
naturalism, nntlconstltutlonallst, nnhy*
drobepslterlon, hitromathemntlclnn. in*
comprchonslblllty, individual.' '*•
syucategorcmatlcal, unconstitutional.-
ty, uiilntelllglblllty. valctudlnarhu.'-;a
ond Yiclssltudlnallty.
A Mean Advantage.
"Mr. Skinner," said the family pl T*
slclnn, "I must positively refuse to
dertnkn to cure you unless you pre    ■•
solemnly to obey uie."
"I   solemnly   promise,"   replied   I• ■
sick man.
"Very well.  Now, first of nil, gll '    *
your check ln full for my last Ml
Sunlight Soap
is ». scientifically made soap, the oils find alkali being perfectly combined. It will wash
equally well with hard or soft water. No hard
scrubbing or boiling of the clothes. Just rub a
little Sunlight on the clothes and It does the
Give Sunlight a. trial
■' VPV m*a*y have your money back if not
satisfied. 1M4
Lever Brothers Limited
Toronto THE
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their Lives, their Aims and
Their Influence.
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enterprising men. They recognized
the necessity for a newspaper, and
they founded one—the Phenlx. Its
rounder, proprietor and editor was
Leonard Norman, formerly of the
Moosejaw Times. He lt was, ln conjunction with some of the more prominent citizens, who shaped the policy
of the paper, which for two years he
controlled, until Ill-health compelled
him to relinquish the task at which he
had succeeded so well, and sell out to
the company of which the principal
stockholder, promoter and moving
spirit was Dr. Willoughby.
Mr. Norman recognized that one
good newspaper was much to be preferred to, two or more poor ones.
Knowing that on politics men could
never agree, he decided that the
Phenix' politics should be—Saskatoon.
Political policies were judged according or not as they made for the wel
fare and development of the Northwest Territories in general,  and the
Those whom neglected coughs
have killed were once as healthy
and robust as you. Don't follow
in their paths of neglect.   Take
The Lung
now,    It is guaranteed to
It has cured many thous-
Prices: S. C. Wells ft Co. *•<>*>
25c. 5Uc.ll    LeRny.N.V,, Toronto,Can.
Editor  of  the   Saskatoon   Phenix.
Newspaper work, to be well done,
demSd   the   exercise   of   qualities
many   ana   various,
wriio  is. of course,
but keenness
■of  jiidgmt _______
i.,ici. of a wide range
ffieSual sympathy and versatility
are even  moro necessary
success.   When  __________
6      sound business sense, aud
The ability to
a  sine  qua  non,
of observation, rapidity
ii,   a  good   general   know*
ot' subjects, and
I   versat
elements to
are   combined
these   ______^^
^^^^^^^^^^   their
hanuv possessor'"gel's into journalism,
Buocetf is a foregone conclusion.
no depa  .
more  speedily   recognized,   or
quickly  rewarded,  than
paper business,
in   lhe  news-
it is tho Very essence
judgment and of fact, are patent and
apparent to all who rend. And the
converse is equally true. When a paper is sound, sane, and moderate in
its views, reliable in its statements of
fact, and vigorous and enterprising in
its securing of news, it. ls rewarded
hy a public coutideuco that is its
must valuable asset. Ity its readers
it is spoken of with an esteem almost
to affection. Its opinions
^^^ the
have "*o
are regarded as though they   wen
verv oracles i*f the gods, and the
pernor that would seek to uawp
in.iia,  in  popular  favor  will
Kr£toW   ^ttheTorpnto
Clobe was to the Ontario Or. in the
Ume of George Hrown-whnt the I
Press was to every Manltobai. u the
days of W. F. l.uxton-.hat will W
pap,.,- he In tho territory in -*hlch it
circulates,  if  it  represent!  am
bodies   as  did  they,  certain   we,
BI Idea, or standards. But^behind
these ideas and standards, in the cast
of every newspaper that ever occupied a position of pre-eminence, was
a personality, of wnloh the paper was
hut the reflection. The man is alwayi
greater than the editor.
Among the  Western Canadian 5*
pen Hint occupy a portioni that   »
iome sun corresponds wltb tha ndl
cated above is tho Saskatoon l'lnnix.
H comes easily  within, the half dOMD
newspapers in the Northwest rem*
lories, In some respects it is one Ol
tin, most remarkable papers PUbiiBiv
ed ui tho West. Us growth, both in
She  and   circulation,    has    been   l'l""
n- mil.      Ill   this   respect   It _*>&*
gponds with tho town in which t is
published.   Five yeare ago SMKatoon
Mas hardly big enough to be dlgnlll
• ••• n by the title of a way station
original   town   was  on   the   oppoaue
nie of the river-It Is now   given   a
name   "all to itself" and called Nut
The  railway  slat ion  was movefl
the Saskatchewan, and bouses
were I'.rried over, or new
to  keep the roundhouse,
the depot ntul Ihe water tank ' oui
,.. |„lt mi 1898 or 1889 Saskatoon
, dead us Queen Anne; v\ un
Mars there commenced the in
r iv ot populatlrin Into the Canadian
Vn tl  that  baa  been  one of  the  UK's'
ia ■ nrkable   movements   of   modern
mui tin* deserted prairies along
the line of lhe  I'rince  Albert  branch
began to b itted with farms ami
■I ■ a;e.i with iieids. And Baskatoon
li • imo ono of 'the tfeccas tor mnu*
RhintB from the ends nf lhe earth. It
'Was ni once a rallying point, and n
dl li'mling point for newly arrived
Hei Hers from tho Canadlun Baal,
tt'in Britain and Kurope, und from the
I      ■ I    Stales.    It.    is    doubtful   if   B
town in America of equal permanent
population did as much burinew ns
one by (he Baskatoon merchants
in their wooden shacks. And, day after day.for more than a hundred miles
In   evi iv  direction,  enst  to  the   QUill
Lai a- country, imd west towards Bo*
■Wonton, driving their stock ahead or
1 . and walking bealde their wag-
loaded with tho lumber for the
building of the new home, tbe stove,
'!"• most necessary house equipment.
"ii'l  .villi a plow and harrow   to st
Hi" tilling of  the  fertile  prnlri
ai    settlers struck out for their
'I',uli. nnd  started  In  to develop the
country tributary to Baakatoon. rne
town new like Jonah's gourd, nmi in
twi  seasons became one of the most
Important In tho Territories.
in thi*, its formative period. Baaita*
toon wns fortunate tlmt. it hnd among
lis   Citizens   fiirslghted,   level liendei.
11' law
Hinl    Sluri.'H
Saskatoon district in particular. The
men who established the Phenix knew
exactly what tliey wanted, and set to
work to make the newspaper realize
their desires. The utmost diligence
was used to secure callable corre
spondents throughout all the large
territory in wliich the town desired
to lie regarded as the business centre.
The local news was aimed to be thoroughly and brightly covered. And, politically, the paper was to grind nobody's axe, and lo pull the chestnuts
of no party out of the lire. The local
Board of Trade had much more to do
with determlnlg tlie tone and direction of its editorial utterances than
had any party leader or any party association. Thus the Phenix was laid
down on unusual, and on broad lines.
It had clearly defined for itself a
sphere of usefulness and activity, and
a policy which, if adhered to, could
hardly fail to make it a newspaper of
paramount influence in the territory
In which it circulated.
Nothing is more certain than that
the Phenix has adhered to the policy
it laid down for itself at the time of
its establishment, nor that, by so doing, it has achieved one of the notable successes of western journalism.
Outside one or two others, no territorial newspaper is more carefully
read by the editors of the hig dailies
than the Phenix. It contains all the
news of its hig district, and it is always put together in a readable,
workmanlike manner. Its editorial
comment Is temperate in tone, and
weigthy in proportion to its moderation. Its typography leaves nothing
to be desired, for every issue Is brightly printed. Tho confidence and pride
of the Saskatoon business men in
their paper is attested by the many
columns they take each week to tell
of the business news of their stores.
Mechanically, the Phenix is an excellent paper—a credit to western- jour
ilnlisin in general, to the stuff that
gets it out, nnd to the supply house—
the Toronto Typo Foundry Company
—which furnished the material.
The Phenix is owned by a company, one of the principal shareholders being ihe managing director and
llu* controlling spirit of the concern.
Dr. .lohn Henry Charles Willoughby.
His is the personality of wliich the
impel- is a reflection, He it was that
in ilu* tirst place set the metes and
bounds of iis policy, mui it has been
be llial hns seen to it that Ihe I'llenix
from week to week travelled on the
course he had marked out for it. Dr.
Willoughby is even more Interesting
than his paper, lie has all the personal qualities noted nt the beginning
of this sketch, and, naturally, his
popularity in nnd about Saskatoon is
unbounded. Furthermore, he is a
notable and picturesque figure in the
life of the Territories. He came to
Saskatoon when it was nothing mure
llian a name on the map, twenty-one
years ago, in 1883. He was then hardly more than a boy, being twenty three
years of nge, having been born at Co-
bourg, Out., In 'in. In the Interval
Im had been educated at Peterborough Collegiate Institute, at Upper
Canada College ami a' Vlctorls University, ban graduated in medicine
with ilm M D.C.M. degrees, and had
taken post graduate courses al both
London and Edinburgh.
In   iss.",  there broke mil   Hi"  Mi tl
rebellion    in    the    Northwest,    ani
througout Hie  whole  "f  II   Dr,   Wil
1   us   surgeon   mei   pu:
veyor-general. He lt was who sent
the despatch to the Government, Intimating that the halfbreeds were arming. Dr. Willoughby was the first
prisoner captured by Rlel, and on his
escape his knowledge of the country
caused him to be selected as despatch bearer by General Mlddleton
to telegraph-head at Clark's Crossing
after the fall of Batoche.
In 1887—years before the Renaissance of Saskatoon—Dr. Willoughby
removed to Regina, where he at once
took a prominent place in the life of
the Territorial capital. He was for
six years in the council, and in 1892
was elected mayor. He was always,
during the whole term of his residence
in Reglna, one of the most active
members of the Board of Trade. For
fourteen years he has been a justice
of the peace.
In 1900 Dr. Wiillougby returned to
Saskatoon. He owned ono half of the
town site, and was appointed agent
for the trustees of the other half.
With the wonderfully rapid development of the town, his real estate interests kept him pretty fully occupied.
However, he finds time to superintend
a fine farm, in additon to his editorial
and financial duties. He had 600
acres under cultivation last season,
and owns one of the finest pure bred
Ayrshire herds in the Dominion.
Combining these multi-phased interests with his medicat work, and to
do them all well, It will bo seen that
Dr. Willoughby is no sluggard. In
point, of fact, ho combines with attractive personal qualities a power of
organization, a breadth of view, a
range of knowledge, and a systematic
industry that mark him as one of the
most forceful figures in the life of tho
Territories. He is not by training or
inclination an editor: yet by bringing
to editorial wark a well-thought-out
policy, and thoso qualities and attainments that have made him successful
In medicine and finance, he has
achieved ono of tho most conspicuous newspaper successes in the West.
That such should be the case is a tribute to tho opportunities offered by
journalism in the rapidly growing
West, and an Indication of the sterling judgment and ability of one who
bas so well turned those opportunities
to account.
Tliey  Never  Knew  Fnllure.—Careful
observation of the effect of Parmalee'B j
Vegetable   Pills  has   shown  that  they •
act   Immediately   on   the   diseased   or- i
guns of the system and stimulate them j
to healthy action.    There may be cases
In   which   the    disease  has  been   lonB j
seated   and   does   not   easily   yield    to ,
medicine,  but even In such eases these
pills  have  been  known  to  brlnff relief |
when   other   so-called     remedies   have
failed.    These  assertions  can  be   substantiated by many who have used the
Pills, and medical men speak highly of
their qualities,
Pome alleged self-made men are not
finished; they were too small for the
liaard's Liniaeit Cms Gvf it k Cm.
"Talking about trains." said a prominent gentleman in Winnipeg the
other day; "I have travelled all over
the continent of America, and have
just, returned from a trip to New York
and Orleans, and I must say thnt I
have not travelled in such a comfortable Sleeper as is provided by the
Canadian Northern Railway on their
"Flyer." One has everything that Is
needed, a willing porter to look after
one's every wish, beautiful toilet, ono
of the best smoking rooms, with cosy
arm chairs, the room taking up the
width of the car, and at night complete rest is obtained owing to the
easy manner in which the cars run.
Wlu-n 1 go south again I will use the
Canadian Northern."
That is what every traveller snvs
after a trip on the fast train of the
Canadian Northern between Winnipeg
and St. Paul. The trip is made in
just 11 hours over the finest track
vest of Chicago. The train carries
first-class equipment throughout,
Sleepers. Diners, and fine Day
Coaches, nnd makes better time thnn
trnln in the West. Better try it
and you
Take cold easily? Throat
tender? Lungs weak? Any
relatives have consumption?
Then a cough means a great
________      Follow your
doctor's advice and take
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral
heals, strengthens, prevents
I  hiaa  i*>,»tvl«<I on *Y»r"i
..a   1     Old".        I
" Far 40 y.xrt
CheiT,   l>a-t.ai■:   for   cottf 1    	
know It gr«»tla itr«nit: :ii w«»l« lunri
Mas. r. A. li"-"i-..«"*.. Sellns, Mich,
nr^AOr.SI no. j.c.ATinco.,
All nTiim'au. i,, ,, Lowell.    Mull.
mi V
next time you go south,
use it often.
$100 Reward, $100.
The render of this en per will he P'*»-*'"J *•
in that there leatleaet one dreaded disease
co luu linen utile to cure  in
that -.cieti
•tag*), and ......   ...    	
cure is the only poeltlve cure now kno
meilirnl fraternity.   ( utHrr i '■-'— - **'
tonal dleeaee, require! a r
n"Mit.  Hull's Catarrh cure
lv, noting directlv- up*
■in faces of the  sift —
  nil   lu
and that   i'   Catarrh,   Hull's Catarrh
—"■enow know to tha
Iteinif a eonstitnt*
let tutiotial treat-
, Is tnken   internal.
in lhe blood Hint mucous
11, Iherbv ,le*.troviiig the
foundation of the disease, and KiTlnR the patient itrenirth by building lip the romtitu'lon
Hiid essi-aiug iintiire in doing its work. T' e
proprietors huv* so much fuitli in its curative
cure.   Hend for list
ri linv" n< in"
MVIsii thnt they,offer
(, r anv cimethiit it fnd« t'
of te.tJij.oiM.1^   T   (.m,NKY   *,•„■«,„. Ohio
r, dli
original  Venus
In l Bhe?"
hH'l ;
i bl
i suppose thi
■  iliil.'
serous woman,
tin iimilit
lably she w bi
1   give  Ilie  the
'   BO?"
"Cause she was so
nl tern*
iosI Farmers
The publisher of the
imper   in   die Maritime
writing to us .suites:
"i would Bay that I Ao nol know
u medicine that imn stood the test
been nn I'lit'nlling remedy In
can remember
f Its would
household ever since
■mil bus outlived dozens or
i„. competitors and ImltaUona
Lady -And why do you
Ayer'e Rfil Increeeo the.
eUZ ilmm.r. and thus aid
,ni hnve to go
, "mury  OH
i  ue of im can
] : ivnle   enrs,
keep ur slice/in
lumping through the
that horrid hand enr"' •
Well vou see 111:111111 we don •
' t„ ride In these here
They're bo dusty they
sill th' another mil-
No woman is ever ns happy as
man thini-n she is or as miserable
■. •■ believes herself to be.
Free, to any Woman who
bakes her own Bread
Thousands of women are writing in every week for the
"Royal Household** Recipes—they explain the new and
easier way of making bread. Make a trial with the new
Royal Household Flour, which is purified by electricity—
you would not believe there could be such a difference in
flour—these receipes are certainly worth asking for.
Send a postal card to-day.
HtNl 1. JU.T .HI TrsTIMOHUL OUT mr BABT T**t.<V.*RBB OtCtrtZO.
8a voHig, Tnn Hub Cans, B.C, November 38th, 191)4.
I here been utlnf yonr floor exclusively aincc I came to Canada, fourteen yean ago, and haw
been wing 'Royal Houaahold" ainca ita lutroditctlan. To iho—yom ham I valu«!t my grocer lately
could not supply me with It, and rather than use another brand, eretm temporarily, I aent to Kamloops, twenty-five inUes away, and had It ahipped to me per C P. IL, preferring to pay the railway
charge, father than uae an inferior brand. In fact, If I could not get it otbararlae, I would ahip ft
direct .from the rallla.   I can alwaya rely oa having good bread VMS naiag it mid nothing ti-.de
1 to kMp harmony ta a homa.
lOia. T. SMITH.
Made big enough for a big
man to work in with comfort
Has more material in it than
any other brand of «hirt In
Canada. Made on the
H.B.K. scale it requires *g}j
to42yard->perdoien, whereas
common shirts have only 32
to 33 yards.
That's the reason why the
H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never
chafes the armpits, is never
tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full
and comfortable and wears
Each shirt bears a tiny book
that tells the whole history
of tho "Big" Shirt,- and
also contains a notarial
declaration that the H.B.K.
"Big" Shirt contains 39^
to 42 yards of material per
Sold at all dealers but only
with this brand:—
BRAND      -
•Montreal        Wlailpal       Duma
■ ■    .1,
I    ______    th©    OldeSt     COMMISSION  MERCHANT
•***»*m»     *m*-m-w     w**»wa^«,     |N  W|NN,pEQi
Consign your a rain to mo aad got prompt sorvloo, careful attention
and highest market prices. _     COUVTIV drawm
R.f.renc.t UNION BANK OF CANADA.   O.   5KIlNlX,      130th
or eoM oa   toi
rr*ea-*-t Kmuu.     OfSoopoadoMe soMstted.    iMsrsooo)
* Wloalpof.
Ayer's Pills
Act directly on the liver.
They cure constipation,
biliousness, sick-headache.
Sold for 60 years. ________
BDttQtuQlIn^OWnornCADUaCkr USe    nmo»e»»a»«ai»aoaa.t.B4Uti».aui«A.a.*
If it is a Question of Warmth use
It Retains Heat and Keepa out Cold.
Writo  for   Samples   aad Prices.
TEES & PERSSE, Limited., Agents, Winnipeg.
•a Eaatara aad Sontbarn Orowa Nnrtarj stock
that will aot I row, bnt writ, (or onr catalog.
.( hardy A prim. Crabta Pinmi, I'li.rrias,
SooMbarrl.i. Kaipbarrias, Cnrrante, Btrawber-
rlaa, Bonaa, Ornamental Shrnba ami Troee
Hed»e»nd Windbreak Trees, Perrnnial Plants,
etc, Trres that will (row ln Manitoba and
tha Territories.      Address
Bt. Charles, Man.
Employer—Cau    you    feed    a
Applicant—Waal, I fed our brlndle
luilf calf through his weanln' time, an'
I guess I'm onto any job you kin give
me in the feedin1 line.
liurl'i LliiMat dm ftMfc •&
A wise wife never reminds her husband of the foul things he said when
courting her.
Wo have no li<-aitation In eaylnathat
Dr. J. D. Relloga*s Dysentery Cordial
in without doubt the i>i*st medicine
ever Introduced for dyaehtery, iiinrr-
hooa, cholera, and nil summer oomplalnts, ies sickness, eta it promptly
m\os relief and uovor fulls to effect .■■.
positive 'ill''. Motliors should novor
be without n bottle when their chll-
■ ii • n  11 •   teething,
Kiiirl'i Liniment Cuts Btfttate
a woman nmy believe only half
ivhal she hears, bul she always bears
twice as much as a man.
it  Im iviioun  everywhere There 1*
nol 11 i Ily, town or hamlet In ran Ida
where Dr. Thomas' Eclectric oil Is not
known wherever Introduced n made a
foothold for Itsolf and maintained it.
sumo merchants may suggest some
other remedy ns equally beneficial,
Such recommendatlona should be a-
reived with doubt, There Is only ons
Ecleoiric oil, and thai li Dr, Thomas',
Take nothing else,
Fewer women commit suicide than
men, yel during the rush hours you
run soo it lol ni them hanging to cat
"Ah!" sinheii ihe sentimental maid,
■ 1 could sii and gaze at the mopn for
"Would thai I were the tuan in It."
ss I lhe callow youth who was helping her to hold down the rustic seal
mi the lawn,
":-'nni" here," she replied, wearily.
"Then you would be nearly 240,000
miles away."
Lover's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfertnirt
Soap Powder is bettei than other powders,
as ii is both soap mui disinfectant.    34
rESTIMONlAL from the late SIR 8AM-
UEL BAKEK, th. lamous Nile Explorer,
"Nawton Abbot., Iievon Dear Sl»—I
bave delayed my thanks as 1 wished t.
'.est th. effect of Blair's Pllle hy a tmsaV
clsnt Interval of time
"For ten yeare 1 had suBsred mam*.*kf
from Oout and life had lost Ita .ttr.fr
tion owinit to the unomtalnty of health
and euiiden Visitations of the en«*ay
which prostrated nie lor months, or w*a)kS
accordlns; to«.the virulence ot the attack.
lllair's Pills have rendered me linmena.
service, aa I no lonssr tsar aa attaak
of  ilout.
"Kor the laat twenty months I hav.
been comparative!*/ !w«. as one or tw.
attempted visitations have baien lmmed-
lately etamped out bv tbs assistants .1
Blair's  1'iils
"Truly youre  (Signed    Ssml.  W. Baker.
Lyman Son* 4. ( o Uomrfal and Tmt.
onto; Tbe Bole Mrun Co . Winnipeg; mad
MarUi, Boi. A tVyuao Ca . Winaluec.
Ernestine—1 don't see why your
chaperon should have been offended
because Jack played Uie piano, lt was
certainly better than lovemaking.
Moyrtllla -Yes, bul he insisted upon playing "Always in the Way."
Itairl'i Liibint dm PiitMf*.
Superfluous Hair
R.tnov.d bv the New Prlnclpl.
X)a 9IUracfe
Electrolysi". X raj or depilatories ar.
offered you on the bars word ot the
operators ani d inufaoturorSa DE
MIKACLEh: • li i* 'he only method
which is Indorsed by physicians, sor-
goonn, derm*-' • p*t*< medical journals
and promin- tn ""ies* booklet w
will be sent t- ■». ln P*«*ln> MOlod
Your money back without question If
it fails to d   al  I hat in claimed for it,
DE UIliACLE mailed, eealed in
plain wrai * t receipt of $h Write
for it to-.,., i' '"'- MIRACLE CHEM.
ICAL 00., -•■ ^nH Sratrt Wist,
Toaotnv. or
pj    VJ    l>*o
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IO foal wtde, A tmmt talRh, Inrludlnsr hlntraa ..d l.irh _	
in iia.r al/acs In proportion.
.m  6.50
bf na .v
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THE PAGE WIRE  FENCE CO.   LIMITED, . Wolkervlllo.    Montreal,  To-crte,    Wlnnlpefl,   St. Joh»
th* liver THE PRILL, &LOCAJS, B.
FEBRUARY 17. 1805.
■       ;
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0. ~. Swt*nsac««Ai.K, Editor and Prop.
SLOCAN,      • •       -      B. C.
Local Advertising 10 cents a line for
the flrst insertion and 5 cents a line each
subsequent insertion.
Certificates of Improvement, $7 each.
Transient advertisements at same rates
as legal advertising.
Locals will be charged 10 cents a line
for each insertion.
Commercial Rates made known upon
The Subscription is $2 per year, st.ict-
ly in advance; J2.50 a year if not so paid.
Address all letters to—
Slocan, B. C
The popular majority of the Conservatives in tho Ontario election is
34,055. Their majority in the legislature is 3G.
West Kootejmy last year contributed
$327,855 to tlio provincial treasury,
being about equal to the contributions
of East Kootenay and Yale combined.
A financial statement has been presented the legislature, giving the revenue for the province last year as
$2,638,260, with expenditures placed
at $3,030,237. Inasmuch ns upwards
of $400,000 of the outlay was paid on
account of the Fraser river bridge nt
New Westminster, which sum is
chargeable to the loan account of
1902-3, the government claims a surplus of receipts over regular disbursements of $27,000 or more. The opposition are not favoring that view of
the matter, but they cannot deny the
financial position of the province has
been much improved under Conservative administration. Another year
should see things work out with
more emphasis and clearness.
An excellent article appears in this
issue upon the future of the dry ore
belt surrounding Slocan. The writer
thereof ic thoroughly versed iu his
subject and the article will be read
with interest and profit. It is pointed
out that the secret to future prosperity
lies in the profitable treatment of the
vast bodies of low grade ores possessed by the various properties in the
camp. A discussion on the subject is
invited and all contributions will be
cheerfully accorded space in these
columns. A fuller understanding of
the riches and needs of the dry ore
belt will work to the greater advantage of all, and capital may bo induced to seo in them the avenues for profitable investment.
The legislature met at Victoria last
Thursday, tho opening ceremonies being marked by no special feature. In
his speech from the throne Lieut.-Gov.
Joly outlined no specially strong programme, the railway policy beiug
hinted at rather than stated. At the
outset the province is congratulated
on the general prosperity prevailing;
then it is stated the finances have Ix-en
put on a much sounder basis, that a
memorial has been presented to the
dominion government demanding liet
ter terms, that the Fraser river dyking
works have been completed, that methods for railway extensions aro under
advisement, that the mining industry
is improving, that agriculture has had
a prosperous year, that settlers arc increasing, tbat tho fruit-raising industry is expanding, and that amend-
incuts will be submitted to the county
OOUrt, supremo court, public schools
and game protection acts.
The >'elson Tribune, in rapping
The Dull on tho head for its strictures on the Hall Mines smelter's rates
for treating ores from this camp, fails
to grasp the distinguishing point iu
the case, i.e., dry and wet ores. The
strictures passed had to do with the
treatment of dry ores, and the figures
quoted may ix verified any day by
calling ut the otlice of the Ottawa
Mines in this tovvij. No denial of
those figures have been made by the
smelter people, or have the Silver
Lead .Mineowners over dealt with the
subject. The latter have enough to
do guarding their own province, wet
ores, but even they find thut by shipping tt) Europe they can get better
returns on their product thau at the
local smelters. Treatment charges on
wet ores havo uot increased since 1(.K)2,
but in very truth they are high
enough--too high, indeed, in these
days of mechanical progress aud me
tallurgieul advancement, to bo just to
the long-sufferjng mineowner. The
Tribune has butted into a discussion.
of the subject matter of which it re- ,
ycals scant knowledge. '      j
Pay up your subscription.
Tuesday was St. Valentine's day.
A coal famine prevailed in town last
The Coleman strike still remains-
Spring is coming, the drummers arc
on the increase.
H. A. Hicks has given up the hotel
at Lemon creek.
It was eight, degrees below zero at
Ham's ranch Monday night.
Geo. Steele, chief of the Nelson fire
brigade, has been dismissed.
At Lemon creek it has ranged two
to four degrees colder than here.
Next Tuesday night a fancy dress
carnival will take place at tho rink.
Dr. Bentley, formerly of this town,
has been elected a school trustee in
Services were held in the Catholic
ehnreh last Sunday, Father Jeannotte
B. A. Shatford, wife and child returned on Thursday from their trip to
Nova Scotia.
Operations at Winlaw's sawmill
have been greatly handicapped by the
cold weather.
For Sale. -A small base-burner coal
stove, in first-class condition. Apply
at this office.
Mrs. McKeenan, mother of Capt.
McLennan, returned this weok to
Grand Forks.
The lake at Nelson froze over,so the
lx)ats and trains had to make connections at Proctor.
At Nelson on Thursday, Kossland
senior hockeyists won out against Nelson 8 goals to G.
Mavor Arnot was laid up during
the week with a severe attack of la
grippe and tonsilitis.
A moral wave has struck Fernie,
and the tinhorns and macjties have
lieen ordered to get out.
Navigation through the narrows on
the Arrow lakes has been badly hampered by the cold weather.
Mrs. Barclay and children,Silverton.
was visiting here during the week.
She is removing to Spokane.
Lost.—On Feb. Ith. a lady's belt,
with a silver buckle. Finder rewarded
by leaving same at this ofliee.
The engagement is announced at
Victoria of Miss Qiieenie McCoy, the
concert singer, to \V. Jameson.
The telephone war at Fernie has
been settled, the Bhmird Inlet Co.
selling out to the Craw's Nest Co.
Many of the Brandon folk aro lamenting the cold snap, because of the
branch water systems freezing up.
The ico crop has been harvested, a
bountiful supply of the firsl-class article being supplied at Lemon creek.
The Sloean river has been frozen
over in • a uumber of places, for the
first time In the  history of the valley.
Rossland'8 winter carnival commenced on Wednesday. There was a
mighty slim attendance from the Slocan.
A subscription list was circulated
in town Tuesday on behalf of the
Nixon family, realizing quite a tidy
For Sale.—A numlier of window
blinds, with rollers attached. Can br
had at 40 cents each. Apply at this
Col. Lower**** was a visitor here on
Thursday. He says he has cleaned
up $1000 since moving the Ledge to
Kev. Mr. McCord, accompanied bv
his wife, weut to Nelson this weok, to
attend a meeting of the Presbytery of
The families of Messrs,Findley and
Lawson,   Silv.-rton,   passed   through
here on Monday for their new homes
in Greenwood.
W. K. Beatty. manager of the Arrowhead  Lumber Co., succumbed to
his injuries received in a fire on the
night of the 7th.
The coldest spell in years strnek the
camp dining the week. On Thursday
night it was S below zero, Friday 12
below, Saturday 10 below, and Sunday 8 below.
A. McGill left on Thursday to join
Messrs. McClelland, McComb and
Renwick, formerly of this town, who
are employed in a shingle mill near
Hoquiam, Wash.
The I.O.O.F. lodge. Sandon. held a
successful dance on Tuesday night, a
number of visitors beiug present from
the lake towns, including the hockey
team frnm here.
Chas. McLachlan got caught in a
belt at the Ivanhoe concentrator last
week and had his jaw broken and his
head badly gashed. Had the belt not
broken McLachlan would have been
D. St. Denis, manager of the O.-S.
Lumber Co., returned Tuesday from a
six weeks'trip to Orillia. Ont., where
he had beeu in consultation wi!li the
executive officers of the eoncern. lie
also visited his father at Vankleek
The Drill will print you, on short
notice nnd in anv amount, shipping
tags, billheads, statetnentsaletterheads,
noteheads, memos, receipts, envelopes,
visiting curds, business cards, bill* of
fare, dodgers, posters, etc., etc. Will
meet any quality or price,
The B. C. Copper Co, will enlarge
the capacity of their smelter at Greenwood to ISM tons a day.
J. A. Anderson left Tuesday on a
very important trip to Manitoba. He
will be gone about two weeks.
The Phoenix and Brooklyn hotels,
nt Phoenix, wero destroyed by fire ou
Tuesday morning, causing a loss of
Arrivals at the. Arlington during
the week were: F. Wentworth, J. L.
Buchan, E. Mason, Nelson; W. Hood,
To Ilia Siilil by Sheriff.
Sheriff Tuck has taken into possession the interest of Elmer J. Felt in
the Skylark and Ranger claims,in this
camp, and the Kootenay Queen, Can-
nev and Hudson claims, on the south
fork of Kaslo. The said interests are
to be sold at Nelson on the 23rd, lo
satisfy a judgment debt.
H. D. Curtis
Financial Agent
Accountant & Auditor
Notary Public
Fire and Accident
Abstracts of Hineral
, Dlcil ill Similon.
Robt. Brechin, provincial organizer
of the Orange Society, died at Sandon
on Saturday, of gastric ulcers in the
stomach. The body was embalmed
by il. S. Clark, of Nelson,and shipped
to Vancouver on Tuesday for burial.
Deceased was 50 years of age.
Appended is a complete list of the vnr-
ioiia records registered nt tbe local registry office, II. R. Jorand being raining
Feb 10—Ilecla for two years.
a a —   KAi'll will Recurs i
_\ I Br*   of window blinds, wi
* " *"*• attachod.   Are in go<
rare a number
ith rollers
good shape.
$/   A A w*'' purchase
a small haSS*
stow.       Is li.l
. *t** **** . <
Clothes Make
the Man
is a plain statement of fact. Thoy
have much to do in influencing
first impressions, andjjeveryone
wants to create a favorable and
lasting impression. If you get
your clothes from us you will always be well,dressed and tho cost
will be no more than to be the
other way.
Order a
Spring   Suit
from us. We have in stock an
elegant aud carefully chosen lino
of Tweeds Serges, Worsteds, and
General Suitings; with Trouserings audJFancy Vesting*.
• ■**-**-*****
Court of Revision.
X^OTICE is lierrliy siven Hint the minimi sit-
„i tins of the Court of Revision, fnr tin* purpose of heurii'f,- nil complaints nsalnst tbe assessment for the year 1905, as mailo by the Assessor uf the City of Blocan, n. ('.. will be held
in the Council Hull, In the said City of Slocnn,
on Monday, the Mth day of February, A.I). 1905,
at tlie hour of ten o'clock a.m.
Dated at Slocnn. B.C., tbis  lOtll "day of January, 1905.
II. D.'CXJBTIS, Assessor
Med. Supt., J. P. CADE, M.D.
RAIDS: Uvular subscril
.   or till u year: non-sub:
SI per ii
ity case
For far!.'.:
-. Sl   per month
ena (excliisiteo
tendance)$2 per day, _ I'rirate wards
extra.   Special faculties for mntorn*
■ particulars apply to,
D. B. O'Neail, Sec
lighted uv
I      The Queen's 1
♦     HoteL    ~%w \
I              E. C. CLARKE, PROPRIETOR f
J            HATES:    S'i.00 1'KK  DAY t
I   First-class Dining IJoom   ' 4
♦ Large snil Comfortable Ped rooms f
7  Sampls rooms for Coinniercii)! Mon t
♦ Nelson, B. C. j
♦ ♦
x*»************ * *********x
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To Archibald York, or to nnv person or
nertons to whom he mav havo transfer red his Interest, in whole or in part,
in Ihe Independence minernl claim,
sltnnted on Crusader Hill, Lemon
creek,and recorded in the Slooan City
mining division ol West Kooti nav district:
You nre hereby notified that I, thu
undersigned, have caused to be expended the sum of two hundred nnd
five dollars in labor and general In*
provementi unon the ahove mentioned
claim, in order to, hold said mineral
claim under the provisions of the Mineral Act, nml if within 00 days from tiie
date of tills notice yon fail or refuse to
contribute your proportion of sucli expenditure, togulher with nil costs of advertising, your intoresl in said claim
will become the property <>f tlm sub-
scriber, under section four of sn set entitled "An Act to amend the .Mineral
Act, 1000."
Dated 'hi.* 27th dav of January, ltio,r*
3-205 \V. T. SJUTFOHD
A Residence for Sale
The Drill Office
Certificate of Improvements.
Sllgo Mineral Claim.
(Situate in the Slocnn City Mining Division of the West Kootenay District.
Where located:—Adjoining the Cameronian mineral claim
Take notice that I, M. L. Grimmett,
Acting for myself, free miner'." certificate
No. r.TTliW; ami an uncut for Duncan
Cameron, lice miner's certilicate No.
I3776SO; Angus Cameron, fire miner's
ceititicate No MM 11; William Davies,
free miner's ceititicate So. B84520;It,
Mellowed, free miner's crrt'ti'iite No.
B82S40; (i. A Love, tree mine's certificate No. B85187j and R A. Bradshaw,
tree miner's certificate No.B77-J28,intend,
listy days from I he date hereof, to apply
to tlm Mining Reeoider fora certificate
of Improvements, for the purpose ol obtaining a crown grant fnr thai abovu
And further take not.co that action,
under leciioll "•", must be coiunienceii
before tin* issuance of inch certificate ul
Dateil ibis l*t dav 61 November. 1SHM
0.12*0*1 '   M. L. UKl'MMKTT
j. A. Anderson
Certificate of Improvements
Kvcnlng Star No. l> Fraction.
Situate in the Slocnn City Minin. Division of West Kootenny District.
Where located:—About 2;< miles
in n  noith easterly direction from
Slocan City,
TAKK NOTICK tlmt frtlieundersigned
(F.M.C. No. r>774iL'i and uh an agent f»r
David Sautter, fron miner's certificate No. H78078, intend, t-ixty iIhvh
from the date hereof, to npply to
the Minlna Kecorder or 0 certiflcate
of improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining » Crown Grant of the above
Aid further take notice thnt action,
under lection 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such certificate of
D lied thii 22nd dav of December. 1004.
Dltl.'f'i'iv-' * BTATI03EM
K Our gentleman's 14k. [j***,;
m solid gold, hunting-
93 esse watch (No. 12617) Ej£
c£ sells for $40.00.
t,\' In a i.-j-vror tf-iUUf.il-.uI  man
Ml (No.   ij6i8) tnt name nxc»l-
■>*■__     lent " R vnc" movement telld
(No.   u6ifl
.       lent " Uvr»:
■{■<*"      for $sj.oo.
M A   lady's   solid   gold ;#
Sk watch (No, 13576) with
f&2 guaranteed "Ryrie"
£58 movement will cost
\_\ you $25.00.
Tn a s5.v-.ar gnld-fi]]»t* mar
(No. ihh) it co.tR only
$17.00.    Send for catalogue.
One of the newest residences in Slocan is offered for sale on easy terms. It contains five
large rooms, hall, pantry, wardrobes, china
closet, large cellar, is lathed ancjjplastered,
and is the best finished in town. Hot and
cold water system, with range and a sink.
Two comer lots, withjfine lawn, garden, fruit
trees; also first-class woodshed, etc. A SNAP
FOR ANY BUYER.       For  terms^apply to
P.O. Drawer 75, Slocan
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Modern usages proclaim advertising the
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men seek the aid of
the printer
to illl persistent and lih-
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