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VOL. II., No. "25.
SLOCAN,   B.   C,   SEPTEMBER   23,   1001.
$2.00 PER ANNUM.
Johnny, Get Your Gun
Double-Barrel Shot Guns,
Savage Rifles,
22 Repeating Winchesters,
Revolvers, of all Calibres,
and a full stock of all kinds
of Ammunition and Sportsmen's Supplies.
Carload of best Blacksmith Coal just received.
Hardware Merchants.
A few seasonable lines of Ladies' Goods, which we
have marked at prices that will soon clear them
out.   They are splendid values.
$8 to $13
$1.25, 1-75. 2-25. 2-50, 2-75
$2.50, 2.75, 3.75, 4.50
$1 to $4
$1 to $2.50
$1.50 to $2
Here is a snap. We have some Silks and they are now marked
at very low prices. For the balance of September you can have
them at 25 per cent discount for cash.
Outside Shirts,
Under Skirts,
Night Gowns
Child's Dresses
W. T. Shatford 6c Co., General Merchants,
Sloean, Vernon, Fairview, and Camp McKinnev, B. C.
Dealers in Fresh and Salt
Heats, Vegetables and Provisions. Goods shipped to
any part of the Slocan.
Highest cash price paid for
raw Furs.
B. C.
SLOCAN,   B.  C.
Offers up-to-date accommodation for the
Public.     It is the home of Travelling,
Commercial, and Mining Men.
QETHING & HENDERSON, - Proprietors.
Hotel Slocan
Slocan, B. C, is under the
Ull nil Personal Maipit of Jeff Baty,
Who is ever ready to make life pleasant for those
who tarry within a while with him.	
Is reached by any trail or road
that runs into the Town.
Do not go past its door when
you are dry, weary or hungry.
Orders for all
Kinds of Job Work
Quickly Attended to:
The Drill, Slocan
Government Makes Its lorssiisl—Petition
tor Sidewalk oil Main Street— Puvtless
Making Inquiries After u Smelter Site
—Council Chamber to be Fitted Up.
City Council met in regular session
Monday night. Present: Mayor York,
Aid. Smith, Nichol, Bradshaw and
Preliminary matters disposed of,
tho clerk read a letter from Thomson
Bros., Vancouver, re order for a city
seal, and which had been cancelled.
After explanation, Aid. Bradshaw
and Nichol moved that tte seal be
accepted, Thomson Bros to pay the
express    Carried.
J. McB. Smith, deputy minister of
finance wrote, sending statement of
refund due the city under the Incorporation Act, as follows: "Refund of
real i roperty tax, $147.59; trade
licenses, $62,66; liquor licenses, $333.-
87; total $5*4.12. There may probably be a small amount of unpaid
taxes on the roll of 1901, which, if
collectible, a supplementary refund
may be made." A cheque for the
above amount was received by the
clerk on Saturday.
Mayor Yoik said there would be
more money coming to the city under
the real property tax, as ho knew of
several who had not paid up. The
government had also $600 liquor li-
cense money to be returned to the
city for the current term. Letter ordered fyled.
The mayor called attention to M.
Cameron's license for a livery stable,
which had been issued by tlie govern
ment and covering the full year.
Accordingly, there wns a larger refund on the same due thc city. Clerk
ordered to inquire into the matter.
The finance committee reported in
favor of the bills presented at last
meeting and recommended their p*y-
ment, exepting that fur the clerk'*,
salary, which was left over fur one
week. Moved bv Aid. Nichol and
Smith that tho ncc.mnis bo pall.
W. Clough wrote, through the
committee, stating he would iix up
the council hall for present rent to
end of the year. Moved by AW.
Woodcock and Smith thai the offer
be accepted.   Ct.rried.
A petition was presented from A.
li. Bolderston and 18 others, asking
for an extension of the sidewalk on
Main street, from the Sloean Hotel to
tin- Miners' Union General Hospital.
Before entertaining the petition,
the mayor thought it would be well
for the finance committee to inquire
into the state of the city's treasury
and the probable cost of the walk.
It would require an eight-loot walk
and it sliou'd be put down at a recognized grade. The walk was neces
sary, as well as one on Delaney ave,
but it w .a a question of finance. The
matter was laid over for a week, lite
clerk in tlie meantime to write Frank
K etcher and ascertain If tlie town
site companv hadesta-blished a grade
for Main street.
Mayor Vork stated, in answer to a
query, that the incorporation note
had been paid during tlie day.
Accounts were presented froiii: THB
Drill,  printing  and  advertising,
$1C.10; \V. Clough, supplies to lire
lull, .$8tf.80| T. Wilson, pike -polos
I'or same, $6.26; city clerk, postage,
$"_•. Accounts ordered referred to the
finance committee.
The mayor then made A pleasing
statement to the effect that he had
had during the week two or three
inquiries from the OUtslde as to what
inducements the cltV had tP offer in
the matter of getting a smelter established here, lie had been in Nelson
and had approached Frank Fletcher
on tho subject. The townsite company would do what thev could to
furtner the scheme and they would
grant a free site anywhere iu th"
city, preferrably the waterfront in
thc bn\*. The company would also
givo tlio city a plot of land for a
cemetery at any time.
The mayor suggested also that the
council should put in a stove in the
council chamber. Matter lefl to the
board of works to attend to.
Question of treasurer's bond agnin
left oyer.
Aid. Nichol inquired if it was the
intention to have the city assessed,
and the mayor replied he was ready
for it nt any time. All being favorable to the idea, Aid. llradshaw
moved tiiat tho clerk proceed at once
with tlie assessment of the city and
that the roll be returned Complete on
or before Oct 16, Seconded by Aid.
Woodcock and parried.
Pate for holding court of revision
wns laid over.
Reconsideration and final passing
of lire limit bylaw were laid over for
a special meeting, to  be held on the
Council then adjourned.
WimIiii'xIis*,'n "sIs'uIImk.
Al thc special meeting of the e"iii-
cil held on Wednesday afternoon,
there was present Mayor York, Aid.
.Smith, Bradshaw and Woodcock.
On motion the tire limits, under the
bylaw, were extended so as to tako
in all the territory to the railway
track; also that all the provisions of
the bylaw shall come into effect by
Oct. 15th. Other minor alterations
were made in the bylaw and It was
finally passed. Thc clerk was 'in
structed to notify all outside owners
of buildings in the city of the requirements of the bylaw.
Ill-public and Phoenix Proiserties to be
Extensively Worked.
Great things appear to be in store
for Erin mountain this winter and a
new era of development and pros
perity will open before that promising
section. To the city itself the out
come will be of material interest, as
the operations in contemplation will
have a direct bearing .upon local
business interests. The Republic
and Phoenix groups, botli of which
have changed hands during the
\ear, are to be worked on an extensive scale and will have machinery
On Saturday evening the Kepublic
party left the city, after spending
several days in visiting various properties in the camp. Tlie party consisted of F. P. Wilcox, C. A.'Hurl-
hurt and F. D. Ilovcy, of Detroit; C.
Dempster, Rossland; aud fi. C.Campbell-Johnston, Nelson. They thoroughly inspected tho Republic, as
well as the Erin, Peerless, Phoenix
and Combination groups on the same
hill; the V & M and Champion, on
Twelve Mile; and the Arlington. In
conversation, Mr. Dempster stated it
was the intention o1:' the Republic
company to work on a large scale
throughout the winter. His principals were well satisfied with their
visit and were willing to expend
mnch money. New quarters would
be built at the mine and a big force
of men employed, under the supcriu-
tendency ofR. C, Caropbell-Johnstnn.
A wagon road Would also be constructed from tin; old Springer road
to the Republic, giving an easy ac
cessthroughout the winter. 0,'cih-
ti his would In: in full swing before
tlie snow flies.
Last week's official Gazette contained the certilicate if incorporation
of thc Slocan-Republic Mining sx
Derelopinent.Go., which will operate
tlie Republic mine The capital
stock is placed at 11,600,000, iu $1
shares, ami the company is licensed
to do a general mining business. On
Monday W. D. McGregor started out
to run the lines and levels for the
proposed wagon road, which, when
completed, will greatly help all the
properties on the lull. The Kepublic
company evidently mean business.
I'll.. Pboesilx.
Press dispatches this week from
Portland give the following self-explanatory particulars about the Fhoe
nix, or Viking: A syndicaie of Portland men-tho Viking Mines Co.,
Limited—has Incorporated and purchased two valuable mining properties near Slocan City, British Coluni
bin, The company consists of about,
forty stockholders. About a year
ago the company bonded the properties, and the results were so satisfactory that the claims were bought outright. Tito capital stock of the cor
poratlon is $800,000, The lands are
about fifty miles north of tho internal ional boundary line. The board
of directors elected at organization is
made up of 11. I/iinbardl, Qeerge
Taylor, jr., T. W. I). London, A. 1)
Charlton, Harrison (I. Piatt, (Jeorge
Good and T. O. Dunbar, Mr. Dunbar
is the mining engineer of the company and it manager. The property Is about ii miles from Slocan City
and ore can be cheaply delivered at
Nelson or Trail by rail. The ore is
a free milling quartz, assaying about
•?10 in gold and silver. Belore Incorporation the company was known
as the Viking Development Syndicate. It spent considerable money
in exploiting work and the results
were highly satisfactory. The property already has two tunnels nud
one shaft, from which promising min
cral has been taken. The purpose is
to erect a stamp mill and reduction
plant. The mine has an abundance
of Water power and a large available
wood supply.
l"l si mi' Ili'ssko.
On Friday a portion of the flume
for carrying water to the Arlington
.sawmill gave way, Just below the
lumber camp. The water tore out
the sidehill and flooded tlie road, ll
took Frank Provost's gang several
davs to repair the damage, the mill
being idle in the meantime.
Ilsiiilniiisin Its.t-ssrua.
A. Vi. Teeter and it. Hutner have
received partial returns from their,
recent shipment to Nelson from the
Fourth of July group. Thero was
about 7 tors of ore shipped out and
the smelter's figures show a net return of $112 to the ton. The smelter
allowed only $0.50 for the gold values,-while the check assay on thc
pulp showed $18.50. If they get thc
balance, it will bring the total por
ton to $121. which is mighty good.
The Fourth of July is now being
worked under a sublease by R.Kurtz-
hals and partners.
The   Institution Getting;  Into   Working
A meeting of the board of trade
was held in the Oddfellows' hall, on
Friday evening, there being a fine
turnout of members. President W.
T. Shatford occupied the chair, and
in his opening remarkscongratulated
the board in starting off with such an
excellent nu'mbership, the size of
which augured well for the success of
the institution. Thero was much to
be done in tho interests of tlie city
and cainp.and the board should seize
the present opportunity, while general attention was turned to the re
sources of the district, to secure a
smelter and other valuable improvements. Working in conjunction with
the city council, the board of trade
could do a great deal towards upbuilding Slocan.
Following these remarks came the
reading of a coupe of communications from Greenwood, dealing with
bylaws; and thc passing of some
small accounts. Other routine matters incidental to organization occupied the whole evening. On motion
the executive board was increased to
15, tlie additional members elected
being T. McNeish, D. Arnot, Wm.
Thomlinson, R. A. Bradshaw, J. G.
McCallum, J. Holden, S. B. Clement,
A. York, C. M. Gcthing, J. V. Purviance, J. A. Foley and II. L. Fife.
Liter on Messrs. Shatford, York, McCallum, Dr. Forin and the secretary
were elected a committee to draft a
set of bylaws for the board, they to
report at next meeting.
During thc evening a number of
new names were ad led to the membership roll, closing with a paid up
i let of 31 The next meeting of tin-
board will be held in the council
chamber on Mondav evening, Sept.
2.'l.  "
Chimney builders arc having their
innings just now.
Seven teams aro hauling ore this
week from the Arlington.
Locations are beginning to come in
from the south fork of Ten Mile.
Ore shipments from the entire Slocan are upwards of 17,000 torn.
At the end of the month the Enterprise will resume heavy shipments.
Mrs. C. F. Wichmann and family
are leaving to take up their residence
in the Eastern States.
A benefit ball, in aid of the band,
was given in the Music Hall Monday
evening.   It was well attended.
George Avlard, wife and family,of
New Denver, passed through Saturday for Ohio, on a two months' trip.
Wednesday's practice was even
more successful than that of Saturday. The members go at it again on
A successful practice of the rifle
club was held on .Saturday, 20 members turning out. The scoring, was
very good.
Born.—In New Denver, 00 Sept. 8,
the wif.i of W. Thomson, of a son; on
the 12th, the wife of W. II. Young. Of
a sou; 00 the   13th, the wife of Chas.
Aylwin, ofa daughter.
Ml MM.    lll.l OUDN.
Appended is n COnplstsllSl of thc various records registered at the local registry Office, Us P. Chrislii* being mining
Ss-pt  9—Buffalo,   Springer  crook,   T
iH-troit, same. .1 Btnllh,
10—Side Hill fr, 2nd n f  I.einon, Ed
11- Alma It, Twclvo Mile creek, Jeff
l'iyette, came, I 8 Bcawpre.
1.1— KotPi", ("nine, T Blnish.
True Pismire, Ten Mile, F Wells.
Sept 0—Tail Holt for two years.
10— Morning, Montreal.
11—Manila fr, Muyeta, Louisville, A ri -
clu, Jubals
18—Black Diamonds
ll -True Blue.
Sepl,9—GrMt Northern   ',, A 1' IIill-
man to T Blsneh.
('rami Trunk, iaras,J Blench to same.
buns' I'iuc, (ire.it Western and st [*aw-
r nOO, 1 in eai'h, W Stubbs to Mime.
to Little Jim ir, W 11 Warren to W
V hullnif*.
Lust Tear'S Shipments Were 3847 Tons—
A Il.sisltliy Evidence of the Life and
Wealth ssf tho Csssu.p -Arlington tbe
IJiggust Shipper.
Ore shipments from thc division
this week amount to 170 tons, made
up entirely from the Arlington mine.
These figures are only approximate
and will be heavily increased when
the returns arc received from tho
smelter. The shipments for thc whole
division to date amount to 3746 tons,
of which the Arlington is credited
with 3030 tons, boing considerably
more than was exported by the division last year. The value of this
season's shipments ia placed nt $2iW,-
080, at an avenge of $80 a ton,
which is deemed a conservative estimate*.
Last year the exports from this division amounted to 2.3-17 tons, made
up from 10 properties. Following is
a list ot the shipments this year to
Arlington    170
Two Friends	
Black Prince	
Bondholder -
Fourth of July	
New cabins arc being built at thc
Marmion, on Tiger creek.
J. P. McNaught, of Spokane, again
visited tho Ilampton during tho
AV. Koch is building additional
stable room for his stock at the Arlington.
Two of the cottages for the married
men at the Arlington are practically
The Tamarac was given favorable
mention for its display of ore at the
Spokane fair.
The new bunkhonso at the Arlington is being plastered and a water
service put in.
An ore house has been built at tho
mouth of A tunnel, on the Arlington,
and the road graded out to it.
Dune Graham and .loo Saulter aro
doing some moro work on the Erin
group, adjoining the Republic,
Ilenrv Ueichart is advertising as
delinquent Tom Henderson's third
interest in the Lone Dutchman.
Three men are employed on tho
llatii.eau ft Simcoe group, under bond
to an American outfit. The crosscut
tunnel is expected to hit tho lead thia
On the Riverside group, east of tho
Gatineau & Simcoe, two mon nre cm-
ployed doing assessment. They havo
opened up three veins, till of which
carry mineral and assay well.
A. Bl'emner has entered an action
against tbe Arlington for $151(1, balance, due on his timber contract, and
$2000 damages for breach of lhat
contract. The action will come before the su picnic court at Ntlson in
Billy (icorge and Lcb Potter ro
turned from the Ainsworth camp un
Mondav, where they had been working tot some, timo. Thoy havn a
bunch of claims on Woodbury creek,
known as thc Corleone group, which
promises to make a mine. Several
leads cross the property and show
Shipping ore where opened.
Three men have been working on
the Treasure, to the south of the Gatineau ft Blmcoe and have crosscut
the vein. It is standing trno between
the walls and Is fol) V 30 feet in width,
showing splashes of mineral throughout. The vein will be traced across
the whole claini, forming one if tho
connecting links to the Hampton.
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During tlie last week or so the force
on the Enterprise has been increased
to ,"i."i men and it is the intention to
still further increase the number and
work the mine foil handed all winter.
At the mill -'*> men aro employed
potting the finishing touches to the
machinery and setting up the oomph ssor, With the air drills in place,
a vast amount of development will
be done, ami a great deal of ore taken down fu- treatment. Hy the end
of next week the mill and trauma,'*'
should be In shape for a trial run. m
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By John Strange Winter
Copyright 1899 by iho Author."
Slowly the printed words appeared
through the mist—tlie mercifnl mist—
"Survivors of the Arikhama." And
then the paragraph went on to tell this
wondrous tale of the sea. How a sailing
brig, nnder stress of weather, had found
herself driven npon a rocky islet in the
far Pacific, It was not an unknown is
land, bnt an uninhabited one, being too
far ont of the ordinary track of vessels
and too small and poor in quality of
land to make it worth while for any one
to settle there. The sailing vessel, finding herself driven very near, pnt in to
renew her stores of water nnd, to the
astonishment of the captain and crew,
discovered three men and" a dog in possession of the island. These were the
captain and two of the crew of the ill
fated steamship Arikhama, who, after
drifting about in an open boat for many
weeks and suffering nnheard of privations, had found themselves tossed npon
thia faroff strand, which had been to
them so long a living grave.
Captain Conway and the two soamen
were the only three men out of nine
who had survived tho hardships and privations of that long and terrible voyage
and the cruel life of isolation which followed. Then came a description of how
the rescued men had lived. Penguins
eggs, occasional fish and roots of various kinds bad formed their chief sustenance. The whole account ended with
details of bow the three men had wept
like madmen on meeting their rescuers,
and the concluding sentences said
"When we tell our readers that Captain Conway had only beeu married a
few months when he set out on the
Arikhama's last ill fated voyage, it will
easily be understood that his anxiety to
have news of bis wife wns overpowering. The captain and crew of the Lively Jeanie, however, were not able to
satisfy him on this point, bnt tbey sail
ed tbe following day for Melbourne, and
Captain Conway will set sail for home
immediately on arrival at that port."
So she  knew  the worst, and wcrse
than the worst could not be   So all hei
new found happiness hud fallen about
her ears like a house of cards.   All was
at an end-
She sat there, still holding the paper
staring with wild eyes round the luxu
riont room    So ber  happiness bail all
come to an end    Her radiant life was
over   She who had been for three bless
ed years Alan Stacey's honored and de
voted wife  must   be outcast—outcast1
She repeated the word over nnd over
again to herself, as if to try by repot!
tion to din its meaning into her bewil
dered brain    Conld  it   be true*'   Yes
That heading still stared at her—"Sur
vivors of the Arikhama. " She bad read
the account    There was Edward Con
way's name   It was all true —too true
And np stairs, ill and prostrate, lay the
man who had come to be all the world
to her. the man who had taken her
poor and alone as she was, and  made
her the mistress of his heart and of his
home  And he was ignorant I Sbe would
have to tell him—to tell  bim that she
was not his wife, to tell bim that she
was the wife and not the widow of the
man who had bought her with a price
who had outraged her. who bad struck
And he had told that story of how he
had been only a few months married to
• yonng wife I   She wondered bitterly
whether he bad told them  that he had
so far forgotten his marriage vows tbat
he had strnek the yonng wife in those
early days of their marriage T  Three
years—three years—three wholly bless
ed years without one sad thought, with
ont one harsh word, without one regret
three years of pnre snd unalloyed hap
pineas.   Well, she wonld always have
that to look back to. Perhaps she onght
not to grumble or to be surprised that
fate had been minded to tring her happiness to an end.   It was like tbe regis
tration of sunshine in  London.   Some
people got a little happiness filtered out
ln driblets over a long life of great dull
nesa   She had had three blessed years
of glory, aud now tbe time wonld be all
gray, like a London fog. Sho had regis
tered three years of sunshine, and, like
poor London, she must pnt in tbe aver
age or mist and fog.
She sat for some little time longer.
indeed until John came to clear the table. Then, from some womnn's instinct
of hiding the tragedy through which
she was passing, she rose and carried
tlio paper to the fire and stood there
reading au account of the fancy dress
ball given by the lady mayoress of London—aye, and reading it attentively
They had been present thereat. Her
areas was described—her dress and
Alan's—almost side by side with the
words which told of the rescue of the
survivors of the Arikhama.
Then John betook himself away, and
she was once more left alone. Sbe formed no plans, her dazed brain refused to
take in anything more than the stern
and bare facts. Edward Conway was
•live—oa his way home—eager and
anxious to find her And she was here.
In the old Fnlham house, masquerading to the world as Alan Stacey's lion-
oted wife I
And Alan wonld have to be told I Hs
Wonld have to see the papers; he wonld
have to decide where she was to go,
what she was to do, how sbe could best
hide herself from the monster wbo had
Ugal right over ber.
Sbe was still sitting there, When 11
strokes of the clock warned her that the
morning was passing — when tbey
Should bave warned her, for Mary did
•ol wove from her place beside the fir«
Then a smart housemaid came in with
a message.
"Please, ma'am, master is much better, and if you have quite done with'
the paper he wonld bo glad if you would
send it np stairs to him."
Mary's first instinct waa to carry the
paper up stairs to Alan Stacey herself
to break the news to him there and then
But hard upon tho heels of this thought
came another—that he waa but just
over a very violent headache, and it
would becTuel to tell him that moment
She therefore whisked out tho middle
page and gave the rest of tbe paper to
the maid.
"Tell Mr. Stacey that I will come np
in a few minutes," she said.
When the servant had left the room,
ber first thought was how she conld
best conceal that part of the paper from
Alan. Then she ran to the door.
"Alice, Alice, come back!" sho called. "Give me the paper I will go up
to Mr. Stacey myself."
But she did not go up at once Sbe
turned back into the dining room nnd
deliberately tore the sheet containing
the telegram across, so that the corner
where the account of tbe rescue of the
survivors of the Arikhama had been
was gone. This she threw into the-tire
Then she went np the wide shallow
stairs and tnrned in at ber bedroom
"My dear boy," she said in a tone as
mnch like her natural voico as supreme
effort could make it, "I really don't
think that you onght to be reading the
newspaper, particularly lying down in
bed. Let me read to yon."
She eat down by the fire with ber
back to the light Alan Stacey lay back
among his pillows idly enough.
"I don't care about reading, so long
as you'll sit there and talk to me," he
said lazily "Is there anything in the
"No-o; an account of tbe ball last
night, with our noble names in the
paragraph. All the rest is pretty mnch
as usual."
Sbe glanced down the day by day
column, gave him a list of all the
items oi news that might in any way
serve to interest him, and after that
tbey talked for a little while, and then
Alan Stacey said that he might as well
get np as lie idling there, and Mary
went down stairs again, carrying the
paper in ber hand; carrying also her
burden with her; carrying with her
the knowledge and the conviction that
he would have to be told; that she must
be the one to break the news to him;
that there must be no shirking it. no
getting ont of it; that it was a task
which lay right in front of her, a task
which she must accomplish—and the
sooner the better
Then she remembered that if she told
him Alan would naturally ask to see
the paper containing tbe newa Bnt she
had burned it I Sbe felt—so strangely
are we moved by trifles in times of
great difficulty—tbat she could not endure to let him know that her first
thought had been to hide the truth
from bim. Then how was she to account to him for having destroyed that
part of the paper? Should she send out
and get another copy f She did not like
to do tbat, nor did she like to go herself—it would look so strange
And then the thought came to her
Why tell bim at all ? Why say anything
about it? Why break np and destroy
their intense happiness? Nothing could
be wider apart than the lives led by
Edward Conway and Alan Stacey's
wife Why udmit that she had seen the
news that part of tbe crew of tbe Arikhama had been rescued ? Jnst now.
when Alan was showing signs of overwork and about to take a holiday, it
would be cruel to deal him such a blow.
A few weeks longer in her sunshine
would make no difference to anybody
but herself Alan would never know—
Edward Conway need never know-
that she had been aware all along that
three men belonging to the Arikhama
had been rescued off an uninhabited
island in ths Pacific ocean. Why should
she say anything? Why should she not
at least let Alan finish bis book—the
greatest book be bad ever done—take his
holiday, and, if the blow fell then—why,
be would be the better prepared to
meet it It would be bad enongb if Ed-,
ward Conway discovered bsr and tbe
secret could not be kept any longer.
Having this made np her mind to
keep the news which had reached ber
to herself, sbe acted immediately She
destroyed the torn sheet of U» paper
snd thrust tho part which remained
carelessly into tbe rack with the other
journals, trusting to ber own wit to
keep Alan from wishing to look at it
during the day. It was an off day with
the yonng lady who typed to her dictation, so that she was free of any tie of
work. She set herself to do some needlework in order that she might look occupied when Alan mode his appearance,
and she sat near the window stitching
indnstrionsly, while her mind went over
snd over again such shreds of self
justification as she could find to salve
her conscience. She told herself that it
was not as if she had gone into an irregular union with her eyes open.
She bad truly and honestly believed
hersolf to be Edward Conway's widow,
and ber marriage with Alan was her
real marriage. What was it tbey said?
"I require and charge you both, as ye
will answer at the dreadful day of judgment, when the secrets of all hearts sball
be disclosed, if either of yon know of
any impediment why ye may not lawfully be joined together in matrimony,
ye do now confess it." Then came these •
impressive words: "Those whom God
bath joined together let no mnn put
asunder." Surely, Burely, God had joined them; surely, surely, it had been by
tho permission of God that such a blaze
of pure and innocent joy and glory had
come Into her life; surely she would be
doing right to continue such a union.
Tho most fanatical and bigoted lover of
conventionalism conld never wish tbat
she should go back to live the life of
shame and degradation which had been
hers during those few months after her
first marriage—after that barbarous sale
of herself into which she had been driven
by circumstances absolutely beyond her
Alan Stacey came down presently,
and when Mary noticed bow haggard
and ill he was looking she thanked
heaven that she had kept the news of
Edward Conway's survival to herself.
She exerted "erself in every possible
way to please him, coaxing him to eat
when lnnchtimo came and being seemingly in the gayest and brightest of
spirits. But nothing served to rouse him
from the dull depression which seemed
to have taken possession of him.
"I believe you ought to have staid
in bed," sbe said at last as he sat moping nnd. shivering over the fire.
"No; I'm better up," he answered.
"The book is weighing on your mind,
dearest "
"Horribly," he replied, "horribly. I
feel as if I should never finish it."
"Oh, don't say that! You've been
burning the candle at both ends. You
cannot do this work and go to fancy
dress balls at the same time. Why not
let us slip away and finish it quietly
somewhere? Supposing that we pack
np and go to some quiet little place
where we can work in peace and coin-
fort, and after that we will go off on
onr long holiday."
He caught at the suggestion eagerly
"That's a good idea, Mary," he replied; "that's a very good idea. You'll
take little Miss Winnington down with
"Ob, yes, because there's a good lot
to do yet Oh, yes, we wonld have her
down there with ua Bnt the change,
the fresh air, tbe sea, the restfulness,
wonld nil be very good for you and
wonld help you to finish it with half
the effort ii wonld be if we staid at
home Shall we go off at once?"
"As soon as ever you like," he replied. "Where shall we go? Let ns try
some part of Cornwall."
"Well, dear, there's that little place
that the Alec Dngdales went ta They
said the inn was so comfortable and
the cooking bo good and the littlo place
so primitive and yet so sweet, and
boating and fishing and cycling and all
that sort of thing you could do in per-
She threw it Into the firs.
lection   Don't you think that wonld do
for us?   Yon  know we cannot have a
placo too quiet nntil we are through tbe
"I think it  would   do   splendidly
Couldn't  we telegraph  today and  go
down tomorrow t Huve we uny engage
"Wo hove no dinners; nothing tbat
we couldn't easily break."
"Have we the address of the inn?'
"Oh, yea; it is called "tho Powys
Arms.' "
She rang tho bell  and  then went to
the writing table to get the book of tel
egruph forms
"I must send a wire to Miss Win
nington Of course, if she is nut quite
able to come tomorrow, she might come
down the day after, which perhaps
Would be rather bettor Oh. John, we
are going down to Cornwall tomorrow
for a week or two. I want you to send
some telegrams off at once und to ur
rangB all Mr. Stacey's things."
"Very good, ma'am. You will take
tbe machines down?"
"Oh, yes I And wbat about your fishing rod, Alan? Tbere is very good fishing down thore, so the Dngdales said.'
"Then I had better take my tackle,'
"Will this do. Alan? 'Have yon
rooms vacant, two bedrooms, two sitting rooms? Wanted for tomorrow, siav
ply paid.' "
••That will do," said tr*
(To be continued.)
Way It Is Word****.
"Yon look as if yon had been hustling
for ■ job."
The thesplan to whom tbe remark wu
addressed drew himself up haughtily.
"Sir," he ssid, "tho brutal way in
which yon put tbe matter hurts me. It
is true I have been doing a good deal of
chasing, bnt merely for tbe purpose of
arranging kindly to consent to accept an
engagement to support Miss Henrietta
Squeeler on ber starring tour."—Chicago
Post         »__—__
Aa Mollmn Bar***.
To mako an seollan harp construct a
box of very tbln pine, cedar or other
wood, five or six Inches deep, seven or
eight Inches wide, wltb a length equal
to thnt of tbe window In which It is to
be placed. Across the top, near each
end, glue a strip of wood half an Inch
high and a quarter of an inch thick
for bridges. Into the enda of tbe box
insert wooden pins, like those of a violin,, to wind the strings around, two
plus In each cud. Make a sound hole
In tho middle of tbo top and string the
box with small catgut or first fiddle
strings. Fastening one end of each
string to n metallic pin In one end of
the box and carrying It over tbe
bridges, wind It around tbe turning pin
In the opposite end of the box. Tune
lhe strings In unison and placo the box
lu the wludow. It Is better to hnve
four strings, but a harp with a single
string produces an exceedingly sweet
Desperate Clianrea tho Man at the
Throttle Will nt Tlmea Take Without Hs'Iiik Able to Give a Sntlafac-
tury Keaaon I'or Hla Aetlon.
"I have been often asked why railway engineers disregard their Instructions nmi the warning signals along the
i.ne of their rond," said the general superintendent of a railroad to a man,
"and I have summed It up that it is human nature for men to take chances ln
their business and that engineers are
no exception to the general run.
"Sometimes they cannot give a satisfactory reason why they do so. I will
give you an authentic Instance of this
habit which made nae live 10 years In
oil minutes.
"On a road I was at the time connected with was n long trestle over a bay
several miles In length, with a drawbridge In the center. The draw had
been opened, and as a tugboat was
passing through the bridge men heard
the rumble of u fust, heavily laden
passenger train as It struck the bridge
a mile away. Knowing that the red
danger slsiuils were set with the opening of the draw, tliey supposed that the
engineer would slow up or stop, us
might be necessary. Instead, to their
consternation, the train came along nt
regular speed, and a frightful accident
appeared Inevitable. Tliey yelled to the
captain of the tugboat to go at full
speed, nud a's the boat glided through
the draw In the darkness tliey exerted
themselves to swing the draw Into the
locking bolts before the train could get
to the point where tbe rails separated.
"Tbe engineer, however, disregarded
the last danger signal, a few hundred
yards from the draw, and came on. By
a remarkable coincidence of time and
position the draw, which was of course
In motion, swung so that the rails of
the east bound track were In juxtaposition with the west bound track, upon
which the train was running, and the
heavy engine and one of the passenger
coaches, striking the east bound rails,
glided upon the draw and stuck there,
the remaining portion of the train being on thc west bound track, making
almost a figure S of tbe coaches.
"If the draw bad moved the thirtieth
part of a second faster or slower, the
east bound rails would not have been
opposite the west bound rails at the
very Instant that the great engine
struck tbem, and a frightful disaster
would have resulted. When I got out
on the bridge*a few minutes later, I
fully expected to find the train In the
bottom of the bay and the draw smashed Into splinters. I discharged the engineer on the spot and asked him why
be bad not observed tbe signals. He
admitted that he saw them, but could
not give a satisfactory reason for falling to observe tbem. He evidently took
his chances of finding tbe draw closed
wben be reached it
"The engineer of today Is a sober,
steady, nervy man. especially on tbe
fast express trains on the big roads. It
Is nerve that makes one man carry a
limited express train through the darkness of the night, fog, sleet and blinding snow at 00 miles an hour. The stories we read about of an engineer losing his nerve after nn accident are
largely fiction. In 27 years of active
railroad life I have had but one or two
men apply to me for a transfer upon
tbe ground thnt tbelr nerves had gone
back on them for running the fast
"I have had meu wbo have been flung
(SO feet over their tenders In a head on
collision and bad a do-ten bones broken
come to me after they bad been discharged from the bospltnl and ask to be
put back on tbelr old run. Yon see. tbey
begin firing wben they are about 18 or
20, and tbe cab of an engine la their
home. If tbey run Into a person or a
wagon load of people on tbe track, If It
Is not their fault, tbey take a practical
view of It; they have ta If It Is tbelr
fault, we discharge them, and tbey can
take any view of It they please then,
for wo do not wish In our employ careless men. Tbls Is true with all of tbe
big roads, and as a result American engineers of today are about as model a
aet of men in •'heir employment aa can
be found."
"fTa-laa-a Rot Waatesfl.
Dogs, pianos and typewriters ar* tbe
possessions most frequently advertised
for sale at second band, according to au
advertising man. Cameras run theso
three hard In tbe sale of things desirable to get rid of, and bicycles come
Bicycles and cameras wonld probably
head the list, so many people seem to
wish to be rid of them, but their tenure
of advertising popularity Is usually
brief. Household furniture, horses and
carriages come next In the list Then
jewelry, watches, sewing machines and
musical Instruments.
Books are far down, almost tbe last
In tha list Folks wbo bave tbem usually aeem to wish to keep tbem.
Tke Charae Rat ■aatalned.
"Toa say," pursued tbe chairman of
the Investigating committee, "tbat be
resorted to no bribery whatever during
tbe election ao far as you know?"
"Tea, sir," replied the witness; "thnt's
wbat 1 said."
"Did be not circulate several boxes of
"Yea, air, bat tbem cigars wasn't
bribes. Uere'e one nf them. You try It"
Savin* Reqalrm Chnrnrler.
The faculty of saving money Is much
rarer than the faculty of making It,
nnd It calls for the exercise of a higher
degree of good judgment and more self
restraint. In a word, It requires more
ilia rncter^
Plaatant Story Told of Ilia Father' n Mssn
ssf Many Avosnsttoiis
Tha lato Sonator Allan, says Tho
Hamilton Times, wns u, native »*ud
a life-long resident of Toronto, benevolent, industrious nnd uniformly
courteous. His lifo, und thut of his
father, Hon. IVillnini Allan, who
diet! in 1853, cover tho term of lhe
wholo history of Toronto, Mid,
indeed, of tho Province of Uppor Cun-
nda, or Ontario. Tlio books of biography say that Hon. William Allan
"was a pioneer settlor who took up
his abode in Vork during Governor
Slmcoe's term of ofliee," thnt is
soma timo between 1702 and 1790.
lie was the first postmaster and tho
tlrst custom collector in York, now
Toronto. In the Canadian archjvos
of 1898 Mr. Douglas Brymner has
copied a letter, probably written
about the year 181*7, designed to express the popular discontent at the
monopolization ml all the public offices by a few families. Tho letter,
which was anonymous, was addressed to Lord Bathurst and dated at
Montreal in August-(no year), and
purported to give the experience ol
an Oswego man who visited Toronto
and met lion. William Allan at every
turn. Tho story is in theso words:
Tho following very pleasant story
was related to nie a fow days t go
by an acquaintance on whoso veracity 1 placed confidence. A gentleman
crossed to York from Oswego; on
arriving at thc littlo capital he Mi-
quired for the custom house as be
had some goods aboard to enter at
that office; he was shown the place
hard by tho qua*y. Thc collector proved to be a very mild, good-nnturod
gentleman as might bo; quite a man
of business, too, very conversant
with figures, in short a man very
well known on 'Change, as tho saying is, he was Mr. William Allan. On
opening his trunk Mr. Z. found
some of his letters were to be left lit
tho postofflce of York; he inquired
whero it was located end in tho
postmaster recognized—Mr. William
Allan. He had somo bills which he
wished" to discount, had them properly endorsed, posted off to '-he
Bauk of Upper Canada,-was shown
the President of that institution,
and that president was tho indefatigable — Mr. William Allan. A day
or two after ho was accompanying n
friend, who had come t« town to
pay some money for a store and
tavern licenses; on arriving ut ihe
office of Inspector of Licenses, lie
was amazed to find that functionary
also in the person of Mr. William
Allan. A review of tho militia took
place while ho stayed; he had thc
curiosity to go to see it, nnd recognized in tho colonel his (now) old
acquaintance — Mr. William Allan.
A row took placo in the hotel whore
he lodged, his evidence wus wanted,
and tbo acting magistrate was —Mr.
William Allan. Taking up a paper to
amuse himself, be read the names of
the society for strangers in distress.
the treasurer was — Mr. William
Allan. Walking with a friend to tie
hospital, he was told tho nnmos of
the trustees; one of them wns — Mr.
William Allan. lie happened to overhear a debate nbout a property
which had been forfoits*d by u. man
who ran away in thc time of war;
tho names of the commissioners were
mentioned in tho course of tho argument, and ono of them was — Mr.
William Allan. Another dny ho met
a friend from Niagara in doleful
mood, inquired tho cause, and was
Informed that the commissioners for
war losses had cut cd half his clnisn.
Who are the commissioners? ashed
he of Oswego. Thu reply was A. PL,
(J. D. and — Mr. William Allan. Ho
sold some of his goods to a merchant, who gave him an order en
tho treasurer of thc district. Thu
treasurer was — Mr. William Allan.
He had occasion to inquire for a
black chip hat and wus directed for
a good ono to apply at the store ol
—Mr. Willaim Allan. Ho could hold
no longer, but amazed, astonished
and confounded, exclaimed: How 1
pity tho poor mnn, this Mr. William
Allan, if he docs tho duty of so
many situations his life must surely
bo a burden to himself, and If he
does not how I pity a country, tho
laws of which allow ono man to holsl
such a number of important trusts
at one and the samo time. Poll I
said my Uncle Sim, who lives near
President Allan, in thc samo street,
you are a stranger, and should be silent. You seo but a small specimen
of the blessings of our Provincial
Oovernment. The Colonel is an Ab-
srdeensmnn. An Abcrdccnsman, quoth
I. Yea, says he, a Scotchman,     you
know. Ah, I havo you now, a favor
its of thc Government. Exactly B0"
was the reply, a townsman ol tho
Hon. and Rev. Dr. Strachan, owner
of tlio palaco thore, a real uan ol
business and worth a plum, In short
he Is—he is—Mr. Willlaln Allan (O
887-1 p. 111.) '  ,y*"
This, Mr. Brymner says, i* no
doubt a fair sample of tho method
of criticising the actions of tho ml-
Ing party ln tho Province. Tho fnct
appears to have been that William
Allan was a man of moro than w-
dlnary ability, and possessed a good
education, which was an advantago
rather uncommon in those ci-rly
days. He morriod a daughter of Dr.
John Gamble, who belonged to &
prominent U. E. Loyalist family, and
had been a surgeon in the Queen's
Hangers. Thus ho was qualified to
perform the many varioties of work
which fell to hts share.
Tlie son inherited the father's ability and fondness for public life, ond
had in addition a largo fortune,
which the growth of the city rnd
country had brought to those who
were fortunate in the selection mi ■
acquirement of lands. It cannot bs
said of Senator G. W. Allan that he
was a grasping man, adding dollar
to dollar aud acre to acre. Rather
he appears to have been one who
felt that his wealth and position involved a duty to the country, and
especially to the community In which
he lived. Thus ho won and retained
the respect of his contemporaries,
and his name will be hold in h**nor
by coming genorntlons.
The population of Berlin hu
trabled within 80 years.
Mr. Tlmmlns—What are yon doing now,
Mrs. Tlmmlns —I'm writing to the
Smiths, asking them to dinner to meet
the Joneses and to the Joneses asking
them to meet tbe Smith. We owe tbem
both dinners, you know.
Mr. Tiinmlns—But I've heard they've
quarreled and don't speak.
Mrs. Tlmmlns—I know that. They will
refuse, aad we needn't give a dinner party at all.—Boston Herald.
Rot a Water Ileal.
"Unless I sm misinformed," quoth the
king of tbe Pengrecn Isle as his divers
brought tbelr sniiti.1t tribute of pearls,
"not even the ruler of the land of our
stepfathers csn maintain a submarine
To which he added to a courtier of perception that, although he did not possess
all modern conveniences, when his faithful subjects got iulo deep water he usually got something out of it.—Indianapolis
For (he Appetite.
Bear—Keep it up, old man. I always
like a little exercise before eating.—New
York Journal.
He Ia Remlaaesi.
"A great many strikes ore In progress
now," remarked Mr. Hiland.
"Yes;  I am reminded of the blacksmith," added Mr. Halket.
"He strikes while the Iron Is hot; other
men strike while tin* weather is hot."—
Pittsburg Chronicler Telegraph.
Mnalcal Note.
mn A-xx>*tt**Ain-co nm on the tiAXO."
—Chicago News.
"I'm glad to observe that Mr. De Ksn*
ter has turned over a new leaf," remark*
es" Mrs. Borden.
"How do yon mean, ma'am""" Inquired
the observant chambermaid.
"He hasn't left his shoes oi the hat-
rack these last few nights."
"No, ma'am, but you'd onght to see
how mrddy his sheets sreI"-Phlladel-
phia Press.
It Is Not a Stimulant
But a Tonic Tou Need
Hosts of people do themselves irreparable harm and
shorten their lives by many years by thc use of stimulating
drugs to whip up the exhausted nervous system and keep the
machinery of the body working. Others get temporary relief
from nervous headaches and body pains by the use of deadening and nerve-destroying narcotics. Both of these treatments
mean death to the nervous system and hasten the approach of
paralysis and insanity.
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is a protest against these old-
fashioned and villainous methods of treatment. Unlike any
other medicines you ever used, Ur. Chase's Nerve Food forms
new red corpuscles in the blood and creates new nerve tissue
to replace that di stroyed by overwork and disease. It is impossible to obtain a more effective treatment for nervous disorders than Ur. Chase's Nerve Food, because it gradually and
naturally restores the wasted nerve cells and rebuilds the system. It is the up-to-date remedy for weakness and disease
resulting from wasted nerves.
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food,
«0 els   a Ii.sx, 0 Boxea for $2.50.   At all domitrm,
or Msiiiiaiisiin, Dates sfc Co., Toronto. The Drill.
A La.ly Who Cures tier Husband of
Sis Drinking Habits Writes
of Her Struggle to
Save Her Home.
"I had for a long time boon thinking of trying the Tasteless Samaria
Prescription treatment on my husband fs.r Iiis drinking habits, but ..1
was afraid he would discover that I
wan giving him medicine, and the
thought unnerved me. I hesitated for
nearly a woek, but* one day when ho
camo homo very much intoxicated
tti„i. his salary nearly all spent, J
threw oil all fear and determine 1 to
make nn cflort to save our Kon.r
from tlie ruin I saw coming, a'. r.U
'in/ail'■ I sent for your Ttuscelcu
Samaria Prescription and put it in
his cotTee as directed next moii.ng
and watched and prayed for the result. At noon I gavo him more ami
also at supper. Ho nov.r suspects ii
a lliiiig, and I then boldly kept righl
on gis.ng it regularly, as I had dis-
covs-rcil somi'ihing that set every
nerve in my body tingling wilh hop-.*
nnd happiness, nnd 1 could seo u
brighi future spread out beforo me—
a pcace.'ul, happy home, a share in
lhe good things of life, an attentive,
loving husband, comforts, and everything s lse dear to a woman's heart;
for n;y husband had told mn thu..
Whlsl y was vile stuff and he wns
takin;; a dislike to It. It was only
too tnie, for before I hnJ given hia.
• he fi.ll course ho had stopped, drinking is! ogolher, but I kept giving
him ii. • medlciaa till It wus all gone,
and 1 hen sent for another lot to
hnve in hand if ho should relapse, ns
he h. .1 dono from promises before,
llo ne'er hns, and I am writing you
this '-..iter t(* tell you how thank fu1.
I tun. 1 honestly bcllovo lt will cure
the worst cases."
SENT FI'F.R TO ALL.—A samph-
pad.;-si of Tasteless Samaria Pro-
Bcrtlili in KENT FREE! with full particulars In plain ssaied envelope. All
letters coi.sidcred sacredly conlidcn-
tlal. Address Tlie Samaria Remedy
Co., 30 Jordan street, Toronto, Out
Woman's Cuflslian Temperance Uiioi
Litter from Mrs. Goorp; Grant, of
Paisley, Ont., giving piu titulars of
u cure elfvcied by "Kumuria l'rescrip-
ti'.n," resulting in its uso and adoption by tho Pabrtu/ Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
ralaley, Out., Bee.mher llth. 1900.
I'll"   '.un.ii-,a iti-medy Co.,
.10 Jordan Street. Toronto, Ont.
bt.'.r Sirs,-—I penned A few lines to
J'ou : ,!,». timo si(,o,— us a member of
Uie 1 : (-ranee rn*.:ro, 1 wrote for
liifoi-nui ion; at that timu 1 hnd I"
Uly mind friends Whose son was a
' en use .if unxu-ty and trouble on
account of i.ia drunken ha Wis. 1
Mi-,,i"iv ,,1-g. I the fn, mis to try tho
rcrncdy 1 ,.uv n(H-ertised in the Toronto ciobo. They dri so. It wa*
""■ •' i.'iinria Remedy il.ni. waa nd
mini • ,,] 1U1,| £ n »i pleii'i.sl to In-
form the coni|v.ny '.ho medicine was
helpful; u,. young mnti boa nut
"'nnl. a drop nines*, brviiki'sg off from
"Id companions; and special prayers
''" I'i- beliair. ull aided in breaking
■Jw cl ulna.
At tho lust; neeting of t'10 W. C.
•• U. her,., 1 j, roduced your medicine for 11,0 core of the liquor lusl.it.
«*d n resolution was passed, •'Thai
""•Munch n.i it is tho aim of this or-
.TOiii?.a!*o**, to help he poor Inebrie.le,
wn shoulf" rcroinm, ml this r.-'uedy in
lomes where persons nro ru"dieted to
"so of Inloxlcatint "siuors."
'*'. sirs, wishing you a s.teeesriful
r In your noble work, and feel-
Unit assistance can bo given   lu
■"• Proclnels of homo by the hand of
■iioihsr or wife,     trusting God may
l"n up useful avenues for your la-
Dni^     Yours very respectfully.
JS'sned)      Mna. GEORGE ORANT,
■J" behalf of Paisley W. C. T. U.
FREE SAMPT V (mil pamphlet giv
Minn fZ„!Z,?Url?Xi »»■* •"*■" 'nwin
»• I"\ , 'i*lr,onlal!, •J*'-* "rice sent ln plait
"ll ■■s IuaWi J'110l*>** *-■*" stamp. AdSres.
"■l'* 8AMAKIA UE1IBDV Of)., Brf!Jordan St.
TOltONTO, Ontarls
'1'P fastest flowing rivor In tho
™or'*l Is tho SutleJ, in India. Its
uescent is 12,000 feet In 180 miles.
^Wi Lliliieit ana Quiet li cm.
Noirly ftii lll0 kitchens of tho bet-
Au 1  ",H8  °'    rosldences  in    Sydnoy,
th..   *  ..' aro on tho toP fl'»or- a»d
"'lollies are dried on the roof.
«?,', T?Mt " f llly W!" "wc"1 '■"•*' •-•<""" Wllkss,
Will, hair ii salt sn silky us the silkiest o' silks.
An on her peachy dimpled cheek the dovrnlest o'
Ad eyes tbst never looked st you, so bn.hlulllks
they *ui.
She, wus puity-no deiiyin thttl   'Honest womse
high sn low
She would surely Uke the ribbon la • Burty won-
sn show. *
I tried to pop s 'own times: I stsrted, but, law
Melt so sorry Ier the girl I hsd to slop, you seel
Sho trembled like s ample leal an blushed until I
To Dory Wilkes I'd never pop ths question sot
II hsppencd, Ibough, a year ago s hull big wsgoa
•Vent dowu to Nelslerhouaer's* dsi.ee, down em ths
lower rosd.
Well, every time I'd swing thst girl she'd blush
like everything;
Her blushes flowed ss easy as the music from ths
An wben s set wus ended sn we'd go set down ta
An I would ssk her who on earth she thought she
liked the best
She'd jist look at ber ahoes er fall to studylu s
An then tome (hap Irom Miilersrllle he psssed ths
I downed three eups. sn Dory she took three*, too,
ll you rhonsve,
An I lien the louilh, because she wus too bashful
to refuse I
lhe music plsyesl-we took the Boor-I riokellect
It yet;
In sll my life 1 never dssiccd sirti s delightful sett
Tlss dine* svus through, ass nut ■ sound cams trom
Ihe Hddle strings.
Rut Dory staid out on Us* floor tn danced lew
highland tlngst
• • • • • e e
Well, gofn horns thet night the moon those quiet-
like en still,
in Dory's list wus on my hesd when we psssed
"ut happy ss s bird 1 wus. fer I'd asked Dory, tn
rise aaid: "Vou bet I'll marry youl   Old boy, gtvt
me yer hand I"
"All's fair In love," I thought, an •sld, "OU up
there," to the bsy;
The is.is.sn whss kin bold the most's the one wha
wins todsy.
There never was, snd never will be, s
oniTertisl paunecu. In one is m dy, for sll lilt
lo which fl>eli ie her—the very nature of
msny curat.veo being euch that were the
germs of olher snd differently tested dis-
enK>s rssuts'd in the sysicm of the patient—
what vvuuld relieve one il, !a torn ws.uld as*
grssvat..' the oth r. We have, however, la
Quinine Wine, when obtainable Id a euand.
nnadulterati d stistt*, a remedy for many mid
grievous ills. Ily iu uradual snd judicious
une the frailest gyssUins are led inioconv.i-
leHcenee and strength by the influence which
Quinine exert* i n suture's own restoratives,
lt rs* is ves the drooi ing spirits of those with
n horn a chron c state of morUd despond,
ency and luck of n teio t iu life is a dieense,
and, by trunquihtiog tlte nerved dispeesw to
rosins! snd refre^hiug eleei*—• imparts vigot
to the nction of Uie blood, which, being
Stimulated, courses throughout tbe veins,
stri ngths-ning ihe hen thy unimal functions
of the -system. tl)erehf> making activity a
neccMiury result, strengthening tbe frame,
and giving lifo to Ihe digestive organs, which
naturally demand increased eubetancss—result, improved appetite. Northrop A Lyman,
of Toronto have given to thc public theii
superior Qnin -ne \\ ine at the usnial rate, ar.d,
gauged by ths opinion of scientists, this
wine spnroacties ccure«t perfection of any ia
the market.   All druggists sell It.
The French Legion of Honor is the
biggest order of merit. It numbers
500,000 members.
It is a curious fact that a negro
hns never been known to taine an
.'ls'|iliaiii  or any wild animal.
c. c. mcHAitns & Co.
Dear Sirs,—For some years I have
had only partial use of my arm,
caused by R sudden strain. I have
used every remedy without effs.*ct,
until 1 gsit a sample bottle of MIN-
AKI>'8 LINIMENT. The benefit I received from it caused me to continue its use, and now I am happy
to say my arm is completely restored. E. W. IIAUKISON.
('luinis.  Ont.
The longest recorded hair growing
on a female heud was eight feet. The
longest beard ever worn by a man
was 12 feet.
Mr. 3. VV. Wilder, 3. P.. Lcfargevilie, NX.
writes: "I tun subject io sevire attacks of
Oolionnd Kidney Difficulty, and find Parmelee's Pilln afford me great relief, while sll
other remedies hare failed. Tbey sre the
best medicine I have ever used." In fact so
grent is tbe power of this medicine to cleanse
snd purify, that diseases of almost every
oiime and nature are driven from the body.
The largest sponge over found came
from tho Mediterranean. It was
about three feet across and ten feet
In circumference.
\n (Mean steamer of the lir.il clnns,
going at full Bjieed, cannot, bo
brought to a standstill in le-is than
threo minutes.
Wioarl'x Uiiinit Cores DipM-rii
A Turk always displays n-"*'11 •■■■■■
revcrenro for his mother. He invariably stands in her prcsiuee until
asked to sit down.
A scientific person asserts that bagpipe playing ta the vicinity ol a row
•bed causes tho cow to yield mora
It is stated that there aro 80,000
barmaids in F.ngland. whoso hours
average 14 daily for a wage of $250
a weok.
9100 Reward, $100
The rrtdsrs of this paper Wn).jW_lJ'-'»a_L_
learn tluit Ihere a tt lasst one dr-*sdesl  «i*""*>*
naR  fistive •"stUl^JtaVr
rtlreetiy aeon tn« i*»™ "**l_.""";r,
of tne system, ihereby "»■»"■•_>'»
stion o* ths dlsense,aod f'""**f. ••*,,'
;th by bu 1 dlnf np ftf "i***»»»l,a«g
ng niture in Joins IU "»*j_«S_,*J
is have to   irmsB tsllli Vjfr.'fi
, a, that thsr offer (Set Wodref1 ^'•
inyo»seih»tl»i*ailtloe»i*s.   "••«»-
prletors     .
psiwiTi", that ths
 art for
fer  litt ot
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A chronic dyspeptic says classical
music is a kind you never heard be-
for and never want to hear again.
The Experience of Thomas Cada, of
Essex Co.—Nerves Seemed Shattered, and He Felt Unfitted to
Stand Hard Work.
From the Iteview, Windsor, Ont.
Mr. Thomas Cada, of Plko Creek,
a small village in Essex county, is
known to almost everyone in that
section. Ho is a son of Mr. John
Cada, mill owner, and a prominent
politician in his locality. A representative of the Windsor Review,
who had known that some time previously Mr. Cada was in poor health,
recently met him looking anything
but an invalid, and naturally asked
what had restored him to health.
"Dr. Williams' Pink Pills." promptly
replied Mr. Cada. When asked if he
would give tho particulars for publication, Mr. Cada said "certainly, if
you think it worth while; but there
is nothing very wonderful about my
case. I was simply badly run down;
my netves seemed to bo all shattered, and I was unable to stand hard
work. In fact, work of any kind
left me badly used up. There did not
seem to be any organic trouble, it
wus just a case of being run down
and worn out. I felt myself gradually getting worse, however, and I
began taking medicine. I tried several advertised remedies, but they
did not help me, indeed somo of
them did mo more harm than good.
Just then I read of a case much like
mine cured by the use of Dr. Williams' Tink Pills, and I purchased a
few boxes. Very soon I noticed a do-
cided improvement in my condition
and iu the course of a few weeks 1
was feeling my old-time self. 1 can
now eat heartily, do a good day's
work with no unusual fatigue, and
in fact feel thoroughly renewed in
health and strength. Naturally I
think Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a
great, msidicine for those who are
weak ssr ailing."
If you are feeling run down and
eusily tired, you need a tonic to put
you right—to make you feel bright,
active and strong, and the only always reliable tonic is Dr. Williams'
PlnU Pills for Pale People. (live
these pills a fair trial and you will
find that their curative powers have
not been over-praised. Sold by all
dealers in medicine, or aent post
paid at 50 cents a box, or six boxes
for ta.sS0- by addressing the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock ville. Ont.
S. s. Moris. Owen Suu '<i, Toronto
and His' Via Lnkei, .Moll., ihurs
.-sis,-1. : ill    	
Tues , Frl. and bun	
Mon.rssn", Toronto.   Ne'.v   York und
cust,vl:» sll roil, dully	
Kiit     I'nrtiige    and    Intermediate
ti i;nts, Mun., Wed. ft Fl!	
Tuei.'ihurs. ota"*	
Kat    Poroi^o     ond     '..ccrinedUte
,.ii.ils. TuiS.jTh ri, oul Sat	
Moi.. Wsd. sue Fr!	
ii*o..on, Ltsc  IhlConuet mil   inter
med.ato Pent'a, Thnrs only	
Portoge la P. nil le. Branslon, Calvary
NeliOuundiT' Kootemy and Coast
pis nt*. d.ith 	
Port.igp li Pi .it'.o, UrOsidon, ana Intel modi'-. ••> ii'il.sts.diilycxSiin....
VsvlJ!,'* la ^is He, Itrnndon, Mio c
jasy:ndlnterui-.jd.4tepoints daily
ex8acdu  •
3!'d tone, MceiNiuM. MleneJowaMd
intrnneilUti) poi i*s«, s ..Uy ex bun.
-ill nl Usks*. VnrMon nnd intenni'dl-
. to points. Moil., Wed. :'r.d Fri ....
Tues. Then .a-Kisa'urday	
i'tvsid   City,     lli.-stcla,    JUliioti.
'i'"CS.. Thurs mid bat.	
"nun., Wid a-dFil	
Morden, Deloraine nnd lnturinci'.li.'e
polutt daily ex ;,jii
"* ipliiU,*, A ..iinod-i nnd intermediate
lsoints. Men., Wed., Thurs. Ss Snt
Mo**, Tues., Thurs mid l"rl .....
Uknboro. Siuris, and Into.mcdiats
;ml ils1(ia!:s'ex Bun	
M«-ii!ika,Ms.'llta. Alarasiila andlntpr
mediate points,   Mon , W ed , Frl
Tnea, Thnrs. and: at	
Pipestone.Hi.:-;:'.,Areola nnd Into'
j. al atn linltiH.   Mon. \.cd.,  Fri.
lues., Thurs. snd Sat-	
Krobysh're, lllrsli. HK-iifa.it. stMC
vai, Sat •	
Mon ;•■•
Grjt aa, St. Pnul, Chlcsgo daily
SloiiewtlL Tuolon..Tues, Thurs, Snt
West Rellflrk Mnn. Wed, frl
West Selkirk Tues. TJsurs, S.xt
Bnorseii Mnn, wed and hri
l\. 0
18 OU
19.! i
18 80
13. I
Oou. Sunt
(ion. Puss. ARont
I 1 .cave | Lsjovsj I
iions and Says.   Going   (loins
! South. Ntrth.
...iv.. from  Canadtsn;
Northern depot—      j
Winnipeg- so Murris.Em
fcl-,-or.,St. r.uls (o. '.lv   13.43
St Paul    to   Kniers-iii
Morris, Winnip. i dly
IVhrjlr-ta    io   Buln.sU
Minini,Bel. out.Hartney k 1 tmudon, Mon.,
Wod t-ssl I'ri.    •   • . 13.45
Brandon, Hnrtn-jy. llel-
mont, Miami, it. land,
to Winnipeg,   Tues
'l burs and 8ai   • •
Wlnni eg to Pssrtagels
V. and  lntiirineuinto
s atlona, dally ex bnn
Port, ge la P. and lnter-
lurdiiite   stations   t-,
Winnipeg alt ex Su-   1&89
Winnipeg to stn'Imss on
Heaver ana Helta lira i
ches,Tuei. and Thurs
Beaver and Delta bi'ch
stations, to Winnipeg
Tues. aud Thurs.    -     11.G5
'..'(nnlpf-Blo Portage la
i'.,(jladstono.    •   •   -  10.39
Dmiphln,   etc.,   Mon.
Wed. aad Frl.     •
Dauphin. Gladstone, P."
la Prulrlo, Winnipeg
'sues., Thnrs. &   Snt.  1300
sVinnipegto W'p'gosisi
Tues snd Thnrs.  •   •   9.45
Wlnntpegoals   to   Wpp
Mon. ana Frl     9.4i
•sVlnnlpeg     to   tiiaml
View. Hon. and Frl.
JrnndVlow to   Wpg
Tues. and Sat     0.15
Dauph.d to   W'p'goels
nnd returr.Sot     9.46
Dauohln to Swan Klver
A Klwosid, Wed	
Elwood to b.van Jilver
Ss Dauphin, "i'ri       8.01
l.esve from 0. P. depot
Winnipeg to Warroad
llesiidetto nnd Intetr-
liiii 1 lat.i statlons,Mon,.
Wed., and Fn.  ...... lit id
Boaudette, Wnrrond^te.
to Winnipeg    Tues.
Thnrs. si.d Snt.     ... |
Out of ths* eliillhiii rain snd feg
That liid the mountain Irom our
A dusky cloud earns- floating down
At early dawn ol light.
Tho eloud dropped softly to the lake
Amid t sound ol whirring wings
And spread into a craevlul 11ns
A host of living things.
We hsltcd this burst of Joyous life;
Thc sunless day ercmed dark no wore*
When suddenly a shot rang out
And echoed round tlss shore.
The waterfowl were nature's guests,
But they were doomed, tnd sll that (liy
The shots pealed forth, sad on tbo wives
The detd and dying Isy.
At last Into the brooding mist
There sanlslied, softly as it came,
A broken flock, wills plumage torn,
After that day ol shame.
-Mary Timelier  lligglnson  la Youth's Companion.
There Are Thoesaitda of Them In the
Indian Oeean.
If yon should want nn Island—that Is,
an uninhabited island—for tbe purpose
of occupying It alone, Robinson Crusoe
like, or to use It for romantic llctioti or
for nny other purpose, to the exclusion
of all others ln the world, you need have
uo trouble lu finding one If you see lit
to make a Journey to the India 11 ocean.
In the waters between Madagascar and
India you can Ilud more than 15,000 of
them, where there Is not a human being nnd where you can, If you will, be
monarch of all you survey.
An English traveler has recently been
nmong the small Islands that dot tbe
western end of the Indian ocean to
make an Inventory of them and reports that he counted 10,100 and fouud
only about GOO of tbem Inhabited.
Now, there Is a truod chance for any
one who mny want an Island.
These particular islands are not large,
ns Islands go, but very ninny of them
are sufficient for lliu purpose of n Uob-
inson Crusoe or nny other novel hero
or for even n small colony of ship-
wrcclicd mariners or olher persons who
mijrht he enst on one of them or seek
for the purpose of ma king n home pretty much out of the busy world.
Rome of tliem are only nn acre or
(wo. well elevated above the tide, while
others are n quarter of a mile in diameter nud running from that up to a mile
or two iu length and a quarter or less
of the length lu breadth. Many of
them ore granitic structures Hint rlso
Steeply from 20 to 100 feet, well covered with rich soil, through* which small
fresh water streams hurry to the sen,
vhich  Uiey  reach after  (lowing over
.caches of glistening calcareous sand
hat are begirt by coral reefs, which
ovm walls about the Islands.
11.11. IIANNA.
Qeu. Bank
Two*. Her
Many 1'eaths Largely Due to Ignorance on the l'art of Mothers.
Ths* disorders of children seem to
the ru^gsjd and hearty grown persons to be simple and not particularly dangerous.
This point of view on the part of
parents has been the cause of the
loss of thousands of baby lives.
You will always lind that tho
mothers who are successful in bringing up families of hearty, happy
children with scarecely a day's sickness, are nlways those who are careful to note tho slightest evidence of
illness and to chock tho difficulty at
They do not belong to the class of
mothers that stupefy their children
with sleeping draughts and similar
medicines  containing  opiate's.
Tliey stick to tho purely vegetable,
heulthful medicines which cure infantile disorders quickly, and of
these Baby s Own Tablets are the
bs'st of all.
For colic, simple fevers, croup,
constipation, diarrhoea, irritation
when teething, indigestion and sleeplessness, these tablets are a quick,
effective, nevor-failing cure. Dissolved in water the smallest baby
will take them without the slightest
objection. Do not trifle with medicines concerning which you know
nothing, when here is a time-tried
remedy which is used constantly and
wilh the best results in thousands of
Mrs. H. II. Fox, Orange Ilidge,
Mun., says : "I have found Baby's
Own Tablets a perfect medicine for
children of ull ages, and would not
be without them In the house. They
are truly a baby comfort and mother's friend." Baby's Own Tublets
can be found at drug stores, or will
be sent, prepaid upon receipt of price,
L'.*i cents, by addressing The Dr. Willinms Medicine Co., Dcpt. T., Brock-
ville,  Out.
At a recent trial at Portsmouth
the gunners managed to fire 0110 pro-
jectilo of 850 pounds every 24 seconds from a 12-inch 50-ton gun.
An average of three British seamen
lose their lives every day by drowning, and .100 British steamers and
.sailing vessels arc lost yearly at sea.
HM's Liniment Cures Distemner.
The Siamese have such a superstitious dislike of odd numbers that
they studiously strive to have in
their houses nn even number of windows, doors, rooms, cupboards, and
so on.
Thai* ar* so many cough medicines la
•h* market that lt Is sometimes dlfflonll
•stall whloh to buy; but If we. had m
tastagh, a cold or any nflliotlon of tha
throat or Inngs, we would try Blokls's
ABtl-Consumptlve Syrup. Those who
have need lt think It is far ahead of all
other preparations reooinmendod for snob
oomplalnts. The little folks like lt as lt
as pleasant aa syrup.
The German army has a swimming
school for troops, whero everyone
must learn to swim. The best swimmers are able to cross a stream of
several hundred yards width, even
when carrying their clothing, rifle,
to ncquiis a taste foi good music hy playing
A Williams Piano
and tinaing lo its acconspanimeot. Thnsdo
y. it add to I heir pieHturc. Thus do they
learn to r.dd to yssu sin user life. We alto
sell Oigm-s, rhiiiisi|..r,.|slir, Vuniinl Supplies,
und Kldredge "B" Sewing Ma.-I ines.
Your Credit Is Good.
Write for fnlalopus*. nnd I'ricei, stating
terms yon wish to purchase on aad save aala-
dlemim'.- p flits.
Y. M. C. A. Bldg, Portage Ave., Winnipeg.
another One of Hla Aatonlablna; Do-
meatlo  Disscoverlea.
Sherlock Holmes, Jr., clutched his companion's arm and in low, distinct tones
"Hist, hist!"
"Why?" tbe other asked, looking
around, mystified.
"There," the great nmnteur detective
replied, pointing nt a middle aged man
who was crossing the street just ahead of
them, "Is one whose wife went away
last night to rest iu some nice, cool, quiet
place, leaving bim to stay at home and
get his own meals."
"Is he some friend of yours?"
"1 never saw hiui before. This Is
merely another of my astonishing deductions."
"Holmes, yon are a constant source of
wonder to me. I can't convince myself
that yon are not possessed of occult powers. You must have second sight or
something of that kind. I am getting so
that I almost hate to think wben I am
with you, fearing that you will know
what I am thinking about."
Sherlock gave bis shoulders a slight
shrug and continued in a careless way,
as if it really didn't amount to much:
"No, I am not supernatural. Honestly,
I wouldn't lie to you about a thing of
this kind. It's merely my wonderful gift
of deducing. I ought to have mentioned,
too. that he gets his meals on a gas stove.
Now I wiU tell you how I know all this,
because I see that yon want to find out
Notice, please, that he twists his mustache np at the ends and tbnt be shaves
regularly. A married man wbo bas to
get bis own meals right along when his
wife is st home soon lets his beard grow,
partly to save time and partly because he
gets discouraged and doeBn'* care to keep
on looking handsome. So it is clear that
this man is his own cook only temporarily."
"But how do yon know he is his own
cook, tbat he uses a gas stove and tbat
bis wife went away last night?"
"Ab, there is where my deduction
scomes In. You see, you didn't notice
when he passed us that his eyebrows
were singed off. That tells the whole
story. He turned on the gas and then
looked for a match. A man always does
that when ho starts to get his first meal,
but never afterward."
"This is wonderful," said tbe man who
bad been listening. "Come in and bave
a cigar."
While lighting bis pnnatella at the
swinging gas jet tbe great amateur de-
tctive got to thinking of something else
and singed off the south end of bis left
eyebrow, nfter which he went out to
look around and make more deductions.—
Chicago Record-Herald.
A Terrible Grind.
She i-ds old nnd gray and presented a
most pathetic picture, bending wearily
over her wheo'.y littlo baud organ.
"Yon must lind this very hard, my poor
woman," remarked a kind gentleman as
he dropped some coins into her rusty tin
The dull, tired eyes wore raised to his
for a moment gratefully, nnd then the old
gray head was bowed again wearily over
Ihe little oruan.
"Yes." the snid softly and In a tone of
profound sadness; "yes, it lt a terrible
grind."—New York Times.
Drllcaclea Ont of Reaaon.
O'd Money bag* wns tired of hearing sll
this stuff ind nonsense nhout the poor.
Some one hinl railed his attention to bis
•wn fat wiy of living, with delicacies out
rf season on his groaning table nud—
"Delicacies oul of season I" be thundered. "What if 1 do use ice in the sum*
mer time? Doti'l the poor get to use it in
Ibe winter, when 'I's fresh? And I have
to put up wilh the cohl Btoraee sttssfl
Bf-r-sTl"— Indianaoolls Sup.
tad's LmimeDt Cures Colls, Etc.
In Italy Sundays ,n,re usually pr.*-
ferred for marriages when the principals hnve never been married before.
Widows, however, respect, an old -custom by marrying on Saturdays.
SAFE, CERTAIN, PROMPT, ECONOMIC.—These few ndjeetivss Apply with
peculiar force to Dr. Tlu mils.' Eclectr oOil—
a standard external and internal remedy,
adapted to the relief nnd eure of concha,
sore thro it, hoarseness nnd all affectuins of
tho breathing organs, kidns'y troubles, ex-
coriatii ns, sores, Inmeness and |ihysieal
South Wales raises more conl than
any other part of Croat, llritnLn,
nearly £9,000,000 tons a year.
Twetil v-soven millions conic from
Midland collieries. and 20,000,000
from  York  and  Lincolnshire.
A mnn limy not stand much of a
show in this world, but if he is a
theatre-goer ho hns to stand a good
many poor shows.
Diamond Hall
of Canada.
Established in the year 1854,
our business has experienced a
steady advancement until the
present day.
Our stock of Diamonds,
Fine Jewelry and Silverware
is universally conceded to be
the largest in Canada, and our
reputation for fair treatment
of our patrons is such as to
command confidence.
Our handsomely illustrated
catalogue will bring you in
touch with our present stock
and a copy of this will be
cheerfully forwarded you upon
Yongs aad Adelaide Ste.,
We prepay cheries
and refund money If desired.
The Newest, 'The Cleanest", The Beit
Imperial Hotel
WINNIPEG : Maurice Nokes, Prop
Rate**—ono Dollar a Day.
See our Imporial 'Bus at   the Depot.
A boat carrying six persons has
been towed on tlie Moselle by a Malay kite 01/2 feet long. Headway waa
mado against a somewhat rapid current, and" thc* traction could have
been increased by adding more kites.
Fifteen years have passed since parliament was last opened by the monarch in person.
In France a woman may appear in
masculine attire if she pays a license
fee of $10 a year.
Nine hundred and sixty thousand
people enter London overy day from
the suburbs.
asr, Langton, writes: "Fsir about two years
I waa troubh d with Inward Piles, but by using Parmelee's Pills. I was completely cured,
and although four years hnvo elapsed sines
then they have not returned." Parmelee's
Pills nre anti-b liens and a specific for ths
cure of the Liver and Kidney Oomplalnts,
Dyepepeia, Oostivenesg, Headache, Pile*,
etc., and will regulate the (secretions and remove all bilious mutter.
Oirls cry nt a wedding to kex-p the
bride from suspecting that they envy
Wben a mnn says he likes lo get it
in the neck occasionally he means In
the neck of the other fellow.
Love   of    a man for himself never
grows less.
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W.  N,   ll.  No. .'HI.
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ll ll::
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After a bitter struggle of four
. years, during which timo its owners
experienced much hardship and some
notoriety, the Silverton Silvertonian
ceased publication on Saturday. It is
an indication of the barren formation
the newspaper fraternity of the Slocan is up against.
.Socialism and Anarchism are classed as one antl the same cult these
times, both being1 held responsible for
the assassination of President McKinley. Bah! There is quite as
much difference between the two as
between peace and discord, love and
hatred, gentleness and vlolence,8aui-
ty and insanity, preservation and
destruction, or a Huskin and a Czol-
gosz. One ism tend-* to build up a
nation, the other to destroy it
Agitation for the establishment of
. a smelter here is having the desired
effect. Mayor York has had two inquiries from responsible outside parties, asking for information on the
subject. Thc city stands ready to
do everything in its power to encourage the location of a smelter, nnd the
townsite company will givo a free
site. That la a good start, and it is
being helped out by the constantly
increasing ore shipments from tin: di
vision. So much capital is becoming
interested in the camp, and the demand for dry ore is such, that it is a
certainty influences will be brought
to bear to make Slocan a sjnelting
•centre, The need is great and the
opportunity favorable.
Despite the sanguine hopes held
,out last week for his recovery, Pros
jdent McKinley sucoumbed to the
wounds indicted by the anarchist
Czolgosz. It is a hard blow to the
American nation, which, for the
.third time in 40 years, has to mourn
ior a murdered ruler. President
McKinley lived a blameless life and
died in a fearless manner. Not even
Abraham Lincoln had a greater hold
on the affections of his people. The
two great Anglo-sSaxon peoples have
each passed under thc rod of national
alHiction on the threshold of the new
century, and a common sorrow has
served to strengthen tho bonds of
friendship and goodwill between
them. Canadians, in the midst of
s, their rejoicings at the visit of their
IfaUire king, o n yet ttr.d time to extend their sympathy to the stricken
The Paystreak returns to its attack
on W. A. Galliher,  M.P., charging
him with being incapable and negli
gent in his duties while at Ottawa;
also hitting at The Drill for publishing SJr Wilfrid Lauder's friendly
testimony of our member.   As lie
tweon the three men who ran in the
last Dominion election for Yale-Cari-
.boo, The Drill is ofthe opinion that
^tho least worthy was elected, still
,*hat is no reason why he should
not be given a square deal. Galliher
neVer will be the man Chris Foley is,
nor will ho ever honor thc constitu
ency as much as Chris is even now
doing in serai-private life.   Galliher,
,however, while not doing anything
.•brilliant at Ottawa, was never ac
^.cused of wrongdoing.    The  Paystreak  is  alone   in   its  anathemas
.against Bill, while.Sir Wilfrid's lcttei
^.is jwtas strong to the contrary. Mosi
people will c-onfet-s thst Bill's cast
does not suffer in thu light of the evi
deuce adduced-
tt   '"
Lumber is on tlio ground for the
new Miners' Union hall.
Rev. Mr. Pi, .Sandon, preached in
thc Methodist church on Sunday.
John Culhahe is taking over the
Two Friends Hotel from D. Sloan.
Rev. M. D. McKeo attended the
Presbytery meeting at Cranbrook
last week.
T, Linton, wife and son came in
from Rossland Monday, on a visit to
Mrs. Bennett.
Mayor York will go to Vancouver
to assist in welcoming the Duke and
Duchess of Corn wall.
The hospital is to bo made snug
this winter by a now outside sheath
lug of paper and rustic.
R. II. Hamill was killed in the Arlington mine, in tho Ymir camp, on
Tuesday, by falling rock.
AV. A. Coplen, formerly of this
place, was in charge of the mineral
exhibit at the Spokane fair.
Flags wero everywhere displayed
here at half mast.siiturday, in token
of President McKinley's death.
Service will bo held in St. Paul's
churc l next Sunday, morning and
evening.   C. Arthur Mount, vicar.
Considerable building material is
being unloaded hero for improvements locally and at the Arlington.
R, P. Green, according to a coast
rumor, has been offered and accepted
a cabinet position ns the minister of
Palma Angrignon and Mrs. Lum-
berger were married at New Denver
last Thursday evening, by Rev. A.
E. Roberts.
Among those who left on Thursday
to attend the Spokono fair were: T.
Benton, Gill Finkle, R. E. Allen and
wife, and Miss Cavan.
Mr3. Grant Thorbarn, of Silverton,
left last Thursday for Dawson. She
was thc recipient of many handsome
presents from the citizens.
Owing to tho severe illness of J.
Parsons Smith,the Emerald Duet did
not appear here Saturday night. All
Kootenay dates were cancelled.
Fauquier, the defaulting government agent at Revelstoke, was sentenced Wednesday to two years' imprisonment in the penitentiary.
The total defalcations from the government funds committed by F. G.
Fauquier,  of Revelstoke, amount to
$1190, 81200 of which was taken at'
The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian
Corporation of the City of
NOTICE is hereby given to all persons liviut*
or owning prssporty wit'.iin the tin. limits of the
City of Slocan thnt the Fire Limit Bylaw will
c une into effect sm the 15th dny of Oct, slser,1!S 11.
nfter which slnte all provisions thoreof will be
strictly enforced, nnsler the penalty clauses tt
the snid Fire Limit, Bylaw.
Datod, this 19th day of Soptember, 1801.
City Clork
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To Thomas Henderson, or to any person
or persons to whom he mny have transferred his ono third ("•£) interest in
the Lone Dutchman mineral claim,
situated on the last south fork ol
Lemon creek, in tho Slocan City mining division.
You are hereby notified that I have
expended the sum of one hundred and
two dollars and fifty cents in labor and
improvements on the above mentioned
mineral claim, in order to hold said mineral claim under the provisions of tin-
Mineral Act; and if within 00 days from
the date of this notice you fail, or refuse,
to contribute your proportion of such expenditure, together with all costs of advertising, your intereat in said claim
will bocomo tho propeity of the subscriber, under section 4 of an Act entitled
"An Acttoaniend the Mineral Act,)900."
Hated at Slocan, this 18th day of September, A.D. 1901.
Going out
of business
Clearing Sale
regardless' of
profit or cost.
Goods are all new and Include late shipments of
Clothing, Underwear, Sox,
and Boys' Hosiery; Men's,
Women's, Hisses', Boys',
and Children's Rubbers
and Overshoes; Gents' Furnishings,   Blankets,   etc.
All must bo sold.
Call and get our
James £. Orr*
church will givo n social nt Dr.
Forin's residence on Friday evening,
Sept. 27. A collection will be taken
up; proceeds for church renovation.
A meeting of the representatives of
tho press will be held at Halcyon on
Monday next, for tho purpose of or-
srniiizing an editorial association.
The congress will last from Saturday
till Tuesday,
For Sale.—A comfortable cottage,
fitted with water system and bathroom. Good outbuildings. Splendid
garden and a bearing orchard. Will
sell cheap. For price and terms apply on the premises.—Capt. Seaman.
The Knights of Pythias of New
Denver have determined on visiting
this city on Oct 2, All Knights in
tho vicinity, whethor in good standing or not, aro requested to accept
this notice and be present at the celebration,
Excursion to San Francisco, Sept.
23 to 27, Canadian Pacific Railway
will issue tickets Slocan City to Sun
Francisco and return at $5i.50, via
Portland nnd Shasta route, good to
return till 15th Nov. Corresponding
rates from all Kootenay points. Full
particulars from local agents. J. S.
Carter, D.P.A., Nelson.
Students' rates to Toronto and Montreal, for bona fide students 18 years
and under, the C.P.R. will issue tickets Slocan Citv to Toronto at $30.70,
to Montreal at $34.40. Tickets on
sale every day till 20th Sept. Full
particulars from G. T. Moir, agent,
Slocan City; J. S. Carter, D.P.A.,
Nelson. Torotito rate will apply to
all stations west of Toronto and east
ne far as Belleville and Peterboro;
Montreal rate will apply to Quebec,
Lcnnoxvillo and intermediate points.
Alex. Rogers,
Tonsorial Artist.
The Leading Parlors:
J. II. iiiUncuun,& a. so.
Provincial Land Surveyor & Mining
SLOCAN, - - B. C.
Gwiilim 6c Johnson,
B. C
The Mureutt Branch
ofthe W.C.T.U., Slocan,
Meets the second Thursday in each mnntli
nt 3 p.in. Next meeting in the Presbyterian church, All meetings open
to those wishing t: join.
Miss E. Stoui-iito."", Mbs.M.D.McI'kk
President.. Cor*. Secretary.
NOTICK in herein ijivcii tlmt I Intend tss npply
»t tin'iifxi sidinu nf tin* Hisisrsl of LsteenM
(VimimssinnsTs for tlio (*ity ssf Slocan,tss br hs*ld
at the extaratlon of thirty davs. from the date
hereof, for ii trmiafrr ssf thn Retail Liqsissr Li-
cs*nss. now held by me for the premiss*!! Icisowu
as the TWO Friends Hotel, situatl* ssn lot two
i'i), block oni*. (1), in the said City sif Slsx-an, to
.lohn fiilh.-me, of (he sai-l ('sty ssf SIsk'iiis.
Hale.I this 17th dny of Seplemlier. 11*01.
Witness: Johx Sloan.
Pioneer Livery
■and Feed Stables,
Sicca?, B. C.
General Packing and Forwarding attended to at the
shortest Notice.
Saddle and Pack Horses for
hire at reasonable rates.
Notice of
Dissolution of Partnership.
NOTICE is hereby given Hint the partnership heretofore existing between us,
tbe undersigned, as Hotel and Store
Keepers, in the Arlington Basin, under
the name of Driscoll & McKinnon, has
Icon this day dissolved by mutual consent. All debts owing to the said partnership nre to bo paid to John McKinnon, at the Arlington Basin Hotel, nnd
all claims against the said partnership
nre to be presented to the said John McKinnon, by whom tlio snmo will be settled.
Dated this third day of September, A.
D. 1001, at the City of Slocnn, in the
Province, of British Columbia.
T. J. Batv for John P. Driscoll.
J. A. Folby for John McKinnon
From $3.00 to $50.00.
Also :
Plates, Films, Paper,
Cards, Toners, Developers, Tripods, Printing Frames, etc. etc.
Everything required
to ninl'.* and finish
J. L. WHITE 6c Co.
Silver Star Fractional Mineral Claim.
Situate 111 the Slocnn City Mining Division of West Kootennv District.
Where locatsdi On Sprlngor creek,
adjoining tho No. 3 and the Dayton
minora! claims.
TAKF. NOTICE thnt 1, Herbert D.
Ctirtis.of Slocan, 15.C,as agent for Thomas
iMnlvoy, Free Miner's Certiflcate No
B88363, intend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements, for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of tho abovo claim.
And further take notice that action,
under 87, must bo commenced before tbo
issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 9th day of Augu: t, A.D.
LIUlsi llossll Mineral t'lalsss.
Situate in lhe Slocan City Mining Division of tho West Kootenay District.
Where located:—On the south side
of Springer creek, nbout two miles
south from the Arlington mine.
TAKE NOTICE thnt I, Arthur S. Fni-
well, acting as agent for J.Frnnk Collom,
free millet's certiflcate No. 37291, intend, sixty days from tho date hereof, to
apply to tlio Mining Recorder for a certilicate of improvements, for the purpose
of obtaining a Crown Grant of tbe above
And further take notico that action,
under section 37, must bo commenced
before the issuance of such certiflcate of
Dated this 5th day of August, 1901.
30-8 01 A.S. FARWELL
V AM, Get Thore  Kit, I'* I. C, ltenu, uml
Accidental Mineral Claims.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of the West Kootenay District.
Where located:—Twelve Mile creek.
TAKE NOTICE that I, William A
Bauer, acting as the authorized agent of
The V & M Mines Company. Limitod,
non-personal liability .F.M.C.No. B40203,
intend, sixty days from tho date hereof,
to npply ts the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining Crown grants of the
above clnimt.
And further take notico that nction,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such certificates o:
Dateu this 29th day of August, 1901.
30-8 01     WILLIAM A. BAUER, P.L.S
Moisssuie.sst No. •'! Mineral Cliilsis.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division ol West Kootenay District.
Where located: —At tho head of the
fifth south fork of Lemon creek.
TAKE NOTICE thnt I, J. M. McGregor, acting as a^ent(or Joseph Duhumel,
irecminei'sccrtificate 15.50080,and Arthur
Powys, free miner's ceitilicate No.B60039
intensl, sixty (Iiivh from the date hereof,
to applv to tho Mining Recorder for a
cei tilicalc of improvements, for the purpose of Ohtaining a Crown grant of the
above claim.
And further tako notice that action,
under section 37, must bo commenced
before lhe Issuance ol such certilicate oi
Daied this 12th dav of August, 19C1.
308-01. J. M. Mi-GKKGOR.
Monument Nsi.  2  its..1   iMoniiineiit  Nu.   2
Fractional MineralCUIssis.
Situate in tho Slocan City Mining Division of thc West Kootenay District.
Where lsis-ated :—At the bead of the
fifth south fork of Lemon creek, on
Grohman Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE thnt I, J. M. McGre-
?;or, ncting ns agent for Joseph Duhnniel
ree miner's certiflcate No. 1150080, and
Isouise Sinkan, free miner's certiflcate
No. B50238, intend, sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements,
for tho purpo-o of obtaining Crown
grants of the abovo claims.
And further take notico that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such certificates of
Dated this )2th dav of August, 1901.
30-8-01. J. M. MCGREGOR.
Itnllrssiisl Group of Mineral Clulm.—Great
Westterii,   tireat  Northern,   (trails!
Trunk arts! Northern I'aclllo.
Situate in the Slocan City Minin • Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located:—At the head of the
fifth south fork of Lemon creek.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J."M McGre-
gor,acting ns agent for Mrs.Emma Gray,
freo miner's certiflcate No.B50095; Thos.
Blench, freo miner's certificate No.
B3838H; E. II. SUibbs, freo miner's certificate No. 52144, and A. R. Bolderston,
free miner's certilicate No. B5U549,intend,
sixty days from the date hereof, to
apply to tho Mining Recorder .'or certificates of improvements, for the purpose
of obtaining Crown Grants of the above
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such certificates of
D.itedthis 8th dny of August, 1901.
30-8-01 J. m. Mcgregor.
llonunr.it No. ;», ltc|siilillc No. «, American
Kugle, Hell Ne. ii, and Ve fraction
Mineral Claims.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of the West Kootenny District.
Whero located:—At the head of
Robinson creek.
Take notice tbat I, W. D McGregor,
acting as ngent for L. J. Danes, Tree
miner's certificate No. B-I2lin3, intend,
sixty days from the date hereof, lo npply
totho Mining Recoider for certificates
of Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining crown grants for the above
And further lake notico lhat action,
under section 37, must be commenced
beforo the issuance of such certificates of
Dated this 9th day of September, 1901,
13-001 W.D. McGltEGOR.
Stole for Tim Drill: $2
Reopened under
the old management.
Former customers
cordially Invited to retum
The Royal Hotel,
Oor. Arthur Hti.rt aua Delane** Ave*-.*-.**, ftluean.
Building thoroughly renovated
and re stocked with tho best
are now arriving daily and are the
best to be obtained. Our Confectionery has a reputation second to none.
.Sole agent for celebrated Brantford Bicycle.
Sewing Machines
at Cost Price^-___,
For the next ten days
the balance of our stock
of New Williams Sewing Machines will he
disposed of at cost. •. •
General Hardware, Slocan.
McCallum & Co.
Mines,   Real Estate, Insurance, Accountant.
Abstracts   of   Titles Furnished.
B. C.
Slocan City Miners' Un,
No. 62, W« F, of n.
Meets every Wednesday evening
in tho Union Hall. Slocan City, at
7.30 p.m. Visiting brethren cordially
invited to attend.
Financial Hecrctary
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To J. J, Mulhall, Samuel Prentice, and
John J. Bunticlil, or to any -serBon
or 'seftoni to whom thev may have
transferred their one-hall interest in
the White Beauty mineral claini, situated between the i»cond north fork of
nnd the man Lemon ere. k, Slocan
City initiin_ division.
You arc heroby notified that I have
expended the sum of ono hundred and
two dollars and fifty cents in labor and
improvements upon the above mentioned
claim, in order to hold snid mins-riil
claim under the provisions of tho Mineral Act, and if within 00 days from the
date of this notico you fail or refuse to
contribute your proportion of such expenditure, together with all costs of advertising, your interest in said claim
will become lhe properly of the snb
scribor, under section four of an act entitled "An Act to amend the Mineral
Act, 1900."
Dated this 22nd day of August, 1001.
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To J. J. Mulhall, Samuel Prentice, and
John J. Bantield, or to any person or
persons to whom thev may have transferred their one-half intereat in the
Black Beauty mineral claim, situated
between the second north fork of and
tho main Lemon creek, Slocan City
mining division.
You aro hereby notified thnt 1 have
expended the sum of one hundred and
two dollars nnd fifty cents in labor and
improvements upon the abovs mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said
mineral claim under the provisions of I
the Mineral Act, and if within 00 days {
from the date of this notice you fail or
refuse to contribute your proportion of
such expenditure, together with all costs
of advertising,your interest in said claim
will become the property of the subscriber, under section four of an act entitled
"An Act to amend the Mineral Act,
Dated thia 22ndday of August, 1001.
New Carpets
and Oilcloths..
Just Arrived.
Furniture, Crockery, Glass-
ware, etc., etc.
for $18.25.
Why be without a rango when
you can get one so cheap ? They
are prcferrable to stoves and give
bettor satisfaction. These ranges
burn wood or coal and will be
set up free. „
You Can Make
A  Striking  Effect!
By wearing a perfect fitting Suit,
cut in the latest style and elegantly
trimmed. Sucli can be purchaied
A. David, the Miner's Tailor,
near the Postofflce.
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To Harvey L. Fife, or to any person or
persons to whom he may have trans-
feried his one-half interest in the Ontario No. (I mineral claim, situated on
tlie fifth south fork of Lemon creek,
Slocan City mining division.
You are hereby notified that we have
expended the sum of three hundred and
seven dollars and fifty cents in labor and
improvements upon the ahove mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold said
mineral claim under the provisions of
the Mineral Act, and if within 00 daya
from the date of thia notice you fail or
refuse to contribute your proportion of
such expenditure, together with all costs
of advertising, your interest in tho said
claim will become the property of the
subscribers, under section four of an Act
entitled "An Act to amend the Mineral
Act, 1900."
Dated this 4th dny of September, 1901.
t3cpt. 3, 17; Oct. 1 and 15.
of .    !
Routes:     ktl „ M . . ,
All Rail, Lakes,
8oo Line, via 8t*
Paul or Chicago.
The sleepin-r car, Kootenay Landing
to Toronto, ono change to Buffalo.
For time-table*, rates, and fall information call on or address neuiost
local agent, or—
Agent, Slocan City
J. 8. CARTER,     E. J-COYLE,
D 1" A., A. O. P* A.,
'Nelson. Vancouver.


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