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VOL. II., No. !).
SLOCAN,   H.   C,   MAY   81,   11)01.
K & Co.
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.
Seasonable Goods.
We Have Just Opened:
All at Lowest Prices.
IP. !£., etc.
W. T. Shatford 6c Co., General Merchants,
Slocan, Vernon, Fairview, anil Camp McKinncy, B. C.
The House is plastered throughout.
witli large, airy rooms, and fitted up
in flrst-cluss and modern style.
Tlie dining room is always
supplied with tlie best the
market affords.
W. E. NOBLE, Prop.,
Arthur St., Sloean, B. C.
The bar is stocked witli the
Choicestliquors and cigars.
Headquarters lor capitalists
Transient Rates: Si.50 to $2 per day.
Victoria Hotel,
SLOCAN,   B.   C.
Has ample accommodation for a large number of Quests and supplies the best of
everything in the Harket.
SLOCAN,   B.  C.
Offers up-to-date accommodation for the
Public, lt is the home of Travelling,
Commercial, and Mining Men.
QETHING & HENDERSON, - Proprietors.
Hotel Slocan
Twsuity Tlioiusnd Dollitri t.. in* r»isi ts>
I.sis'ky Slui'lslsiilsli-i-is—I's-ssflU ut till'
Itnte ssf Two t's-iitii por Shares ssii a C'iiji-
Itet of •1,000,000.
Much surprise was created in town
on Thaw-day by the receipt of prf
irate Information from Spokane thai
the Arlington Mines, Ltd., had deter
mined upon a distribution of profits
to the extern of $20,000.   A number
of the Stockholders her.; were ap-
proaohed 011 tha matter and all ex.
pressed doubt, as no intimation ef
inch a step being taken had liecn received. Upwards of 100,000 sharo)
are held here and none nf tlie holders
deemed the payment at all probable
No ore had liecn shipped fur a month,
while the development charges to
date were known to be heavy, as
well as a certainty for much mora
Dominion and Iron Cap, owned bv D.
McCuaig, I). McPherson and Peter
Lind(|iiist. Two leads are exposed
on tlie grounds a 50-foot tunnel having been run on the smaller. In this
six inches of ore is showing, l.as!
spring a cross lead was found and an
eight-foot shaft has just been sunk on
it. Four feet of quartz is exposed in
the shaft, carrying sulphurets and
copper stain, with iron pyrites. It is
considered the main vein, having a
course northeast, bv southwest. .More
work will  lie done on the property.
Slocan was deserted Victoria day,
everybody that could getaway doing
so. The weather was hot, which
helped out lhe exodus. Some went
on a picnic to Lemon creek, some
down the river, some to Koseberv,
some ta New Denver, and some to
Kaslo, but the vast- majority hied
them to Silverton. There was a lugger crowd at that burg than was expected, Slocan contributing the band
aud two football teams. The celebration was mild, but it Bufneed to
bring the people ofthe various ham-
expense in tlio future in Opening up I lets together.    In the morning Si'
pressor plant. Two hundred inches
of water is applied for, which will
j-ivo all the force required. The
water is to be obtained at the Coron
at ion claim and is to bo Utilized by
means ofa dun and bulkhead, The
rock In the V st M has become too
hard for hand drilling, hence *• the
move to instal machine drills.
the property.
However, the Spokane papers next
day came out with the announcement as a fact, and then some heed
wasgivon it.. On S itUrday Manager
DuBois, of the Arlington, was ap
proached on the subject and shown
the information as received, lie
confirmed the news, but could not
understand how the information got
out, as it was not, meant for puhliea
tion. The distribution had been decided on at a meeting of t h.' director!
in San Franelsco. The amount to Le
paid out is -"fi'O.OOO, being on the basis of two cents a share on the company capitalization of $1,000,000.
The Arlington i.s in liist-class condition.just now ami is employing a
large- force of men. Big bodies of ore
have been blocked out tot shipment
and tlie grade continues ft- rich as
anv previously shipped. Shipments
have been resumed nt the Winter
rati*. 100 tons bavin.; been crxpurted
las!; week, while the ore bin at tin?
mine is full lo the top. Daring the
summer comprehensive developments
will be carried out, payment ol
which will Le 1110". from tho ore ex-
Thu distribution of profits by tie*
Arlington is the firs', in the history ol
that property. vVhleh is in sha["i? to
continue the same at regular intervals for the future. ..part from t!:e
Enterprise, no pro'i s have been made
iu the camp by any ol the bjg con
cerns operating, as development has
swallowed up all monies. It gives
great prestige to this section to have
the Arlington distribution made, especially as it is practically the result
of one year's development on thai
property, during which time the
original expenses had all been wiped
out and the mine left in shape to
make additional profits.
Slocan, B. C, is under the
Ui ami Personal toiiisnt of Jeff Baty,
Who is ever ready to make life pleasant for those
who tarry within a while with him.
Machinery fsir Spsss'ssliitsir.
A complete outfit of hoisting machinery has been ordered by the
Speculator and will be here in aboul
a fortnight. This week a Mower was
received for furnishing air in tho No.
2 Workings. The hoisting plant is
for Use in the No, 1 workings, where
the shaft is to be sunk several hundred feet. A few men have been
added to the force lately, there b ilng
over 80 employed. Work at present
is being confined principally to the
No. 2 drift, which la In over (500 foet.
A surfae:; crosscut is being run I i
catch the vein down near the Arlington ground* This vein Is considered
ths* main one und varies from seven
to 'do feet in width. The snow is going rapidly, much to the pleasure i f
the management, who are anxious to
put more men on to do surface work.
NIoimii  I'ri's. l.lSilai-y.
verton defeated Slocan at football-I
goals to 0, the latter beiug toO light
for the huskies from Four Milo. The
junior football match, New Denver
vs Slocan, resulted in a victory for
the hitter 2 goals to 1. A hot game
followed between Sandon and New
Deliver, resulting in a draw of 1 to 1.
Twenty minutes' extra time was
played, with no further score, then
New Denver retired in favor of San
don. The baseball match, Silverton
vs New Denver, gave rise to lots of
squabbles, and a final victory for the
former 2b to 14. The finals in the
football could not lie played otf.owing
lo the, lateness of the hour. In the
Caledonian spons J. Gusty, of Sandon, swiped all the honors. Sloean
contributed several onuples to the
LTnifWi ball at New Denver in the
evening. Victoria day all through
was pleasantly spent.
Ts, ho *.!• *»'**t 'I'*' **'*•
Several parties lu town have been
talking UP t'i- idea Of late uf having
a e '!>.'isi',iti mi hereon either Dominion
day or thu-ith of July. They state
no other town in tho camp Is cole
hmting and that many people would
take in the SpOl'18 here rather than
the uxponsive trip to Nelson. Tlio
incorporation of the city could he celebrated lis. the samo time. Parties
from New Denver have been here
this week and pledged themselves lo
bringdown a baseball and football
team, to enter into contest with all
oomi rs. This would be a foundation
to work on, and with Caledonian
sports, bicycle ricos, nnd a bail hi
the evening, an enjoyable dav could
be put in. The boat will have
changed runs then and it would lie
convenient, for all c liners, without
anv s'xtra   trouble.
Since tils* above was written it lias
been definitely decided tn celebrate
Dominion day and n meeting of the
citizens will' be held next week to
perfect the arrangements.
MINIM'  RBconos.
Appended is a complete list ol tho various records registered nt the local registry office, II. l*. Christie being mining
May 20—Comet, 'l'obin .reek, John
Water and Frank 1'urviaiice.
May 20—Mobnlight, Don frae ionf Altai, Shiloh.
21—Dutchman, San Toy, Stnndnnl No
5 for two years, Morning Star No ii for
two years, Peerless fraction for two y sara
22—Combination,  Woodstock,   Juno
Kill.ST A NT IA I.   SHOW ITS''    WADE   "HE
I.bkI Ys-iis-'n Sliiimii'iitH Ws-rs*  5M7 Toisr—
t A lls'lsltlsy   Ji'visls'sssiss ssf tlss* "f.ifss    unit
Wsalth s,r t.iss Cump—Arlington tlse
Blggfett .Slii|i|n*r.
The shipments from the division
during the week amounted to 50
tons and was made up entirely from
the Arlington. Bv these figures the
Arlington's shipments for the year
reach l*r,0."> tons, which at once places
it in thc lead as the foremost Shipper
of the wuole Slocan country. The.
Payne . ow holds second place, bcinj*-
20 tons or more behind. Thc reserves
ot ore at the Arlington are sufficient
to gi *o It a long lead for the remainder of the \ear.   It is a great thing
Bag, Iron dp, Corker No :', Alberta, 1 j™ r ,     . . ,    ..
Independence   BommersSith,   Doirest,  ■» ^e local camp to have  he biggest
shipper, especially when the division
Four Friendt.
23—Dalhonsle No 2, St Lawrence.
May 20—Bald Mountain fraction, nil,
HiiL'h Cameron, Peter Lindquist and J
Campbell to .1 Frank Collom; $1000.
Hill Top, nil, J C Butler to J Frank
Collom, .faOO.
Slociisi  Mils* Association.
Wednesday evening a meeting of
those interested in the formation of a
rifle association here was held at the
residence of 1). Mo Van nel. There!
was a large attendance and much in-
terest shown. Thirty members took i
the oath of allegiance and subscribed
their names 11 the service rolls. The '
regulations call for -10. but it i.s
thought 60 names can bo secured
without trouble. Following out the
printed rules from the department,
VV. ri. Johnson was elected captain,
II. D. Curtis secretary, Frank Dick
treasurer, and D. ri. McVannel and
J. G. McCallum placed on the. executive committee. No time will be lost
in getting the rolls filled up and sent
in to the militia de; artnieiif, so as to
get the rifles and ammunition to begin practice.
t'.IM". tss llsiilll llefiiis-l')-.
The Tribune publishes a rumor
from Ottawa that the Canadian
Smelting Works at Trail, now the
largest producers of lead bullion in
Canada, will proceed immediately
witli tlie construction of a lead refinery. It has not yet been decided
whether these works will be constructed in the Kootenay district, at
the Pacific coast or at some point on
the Atlantic seaboard. There is also
some talk to the effect that Canadian
capital is being raised for the purpose
of erecting white lead work* in tlie
nis risiis-.s Picnic
is so young and lias received so little
attention from capital. The Arlington's position is the. result of one
year's development and it speaks
volumes for tho resources of the
Last year the exports from this division amounted to 284? tons, made
up from 10 properties. Following is
ti list ot the shipments this jcarto
MINE.       ^,
..     o0
Two Friends	
Black Prince	
I'h.i'ileau ...   	
V & M	
Kyi-uIssi; n .sis*   Iti'sssssslcri.
After two years' Idleness, the
Evening Star grocp,on Dayton creek,
has re umed operations, Dune. Mac*
phcrspn having taken ap n small
force of men ou Monday. TueStar
I group is owned bv Hugh Sutherland
j and at one time was the heaviest employer of Ial ir in tho camp, When
the labor troubles came on two veal's
Rgo it closed down and has remained
isiie ever Binoa, Last fall the group
was surveyed and crown granted and ] the Hill Top, adjoinin
There are indications of several
deals being on,
This Is the last day for renewing
miners' licenses.
The force at, the Payne lias been
still furtbe'" re-lnccd.
Ore shipments from the entire Slocan amount to 10,400 tons.
Work Is to be resumed on the Slocan Sovereign, near Sandon.
Thc exports from thc local division
have passed the 1'.>*J0 ton mark.
The R. E. Lee, near Sandon, hns
closed down, letting out six men.
The Payne will erect a concentrator and instil a compressor plant
.lack Deane In-lie aad his partner
went np Twelve Mile, Friday, to do
Frank Watson has arrived in (o
start up the Fisher Maiden group, on
Four Mile.
The local rec ird ollice has taken iu
a pile of money of late, chiefly be-
At Wednesday evening's meeting] cause of now licenses.
ofthe Miners' Union it was decided T*„, phoenix has a-ain resumed
to hold a monster picnic hereon the1, operations, a small force of men going
25th of June, and a committee wnsIup the hill Monday.
appointed to arrange the details, All!
the Unions In the vicinity will Be
asked to participate and the event is
to be made a memorable ono. A
general programme of sports will be
arranged an I some ofthe best speakers in the country will be on hand.
.the title mane good, Ihe present
operations >-.*i; 11 e <• mflnod tn surface
work, in tracing the lead down the
lull, but It is likely the property will
be opened up in lull swing later on,
The Evening Star is one of ths banner groups of i he camp aud will make
a big and rich mine.
Orders for all
Kinds of Job Work
Quickly Attended to:
The Drill. Slocan
II. P. Christie has received the following letter trom K. Seholelield,
provincial librarian : "I am in receipt of a letter from ELR. Jorand,
in which lie informs nie you have
been elected to act as librarian of nl
travelling library, which is shortly
to lie forwarded to Sloean.   There
will probably be a little delay In the (Springer creek and all thestreams
shipment, ofthe library,as I regret to I running Into the lake have been at
say that the stock of books kept ior jthe flood level, and sloean rlvor has
travelling library purposes has be   risen over a  foot.    Demon crook has
I.omiiss t'i-i'i-k IIssi-h Hums.
High Water has  been   registered
this  week   in   Ilie   l.iki',   though    in.
damage to speak of has been dono.
Mails* is Smslll 1'sss's'llur.s*.
Another small purchase has been
made by .1. Frank Collom, for tin*
Speculator company.   The claim is
the Speculator group, and staked last fall by
a. C. Butler, of -New Denver. The
consideration was for {800cash, uud
the purchase will be of value to the
comoined group, making all told Ave
claims and tines* fractions.
tuipeostod tlss* V *) St.
M. S.Logan, of Rossland, and F.C.
llirsch, of Montreal, wont up to the
V & M group, Twelve Mile, Wednes*
Chas. Dompetor, of Rossland, is expected In today to commence operations on the Republic
Assessments aro rolling  into tbe
r .nl office, close to ISO having been
recorded In th.* past two weeks.
Pete Schonborg, Jack Reid, and
partners went up ibis week to work
on their property near the Skylark &
A crown grant is being applied for
on tho Blocan Bob, which is locate :
ou the divide between Twelve Mil*
and Springer creeks.
A win,'i is being rank from the
No. 1 drift on the Black .Prince and
close to the Two Friends. Thoore
chute is Increasing In size.
Last week's ore shipments from
Sandon consisted of 128 tuns from the
Sloean Star. L'O from the American
boy, anr-MO from the Last Chance,
it is stated the Sloean star will
close down today, owing to the. low
pries* ol toad and silver. The pro
dav, and made a thorough inspectionIperty never looked bettor than now.
ofthe propertv. They were Impress* . n
ed with the .howlnga and classed ItL ,A "''" Pavmoni ol
as one or the best prospects in thci"'!Ils duo tomorrow on
Camp.   The vein has been opened u|
coni' nearly exhausted, and it will
therefore h.* neoessarv to await tho
arrival of new volumes belore a library can be prepared.   Howoter,
you may rest assured  that one will
be forwarded at tho earliest, possible
date,   finding lists and borrowing
curds will be sent and due. notice
given of date of shipment."
ill.i. i, Bugle Group,
been on the rampage and h s practically destroyed the wagon road to
the Chapleau. Two of tin* bridge*"
have been washed ont and several
stretches ol the grade have slisap-
pcarcd, A j'anu" of men with horses
wi'iii dowii/Wcdiiisd'iy to safeguard
tin' other bridges and to partis- repair
lhe road, but it will take upward-* Of
$100.1 to ninke good thodamago done.
to be seen in each opening.
or isiisii'-i tn i i.in.i Owners.
Ivo   porcent
the i.erty It
un, Held under bond by .1. Frank
Collom.    ii adjoins tho Speculator
Breinncr Bros, arrived In Friday
j from Yuur with n cnrlond of horse's,
1 wagon- and foi il Thev have the
contract for getting out iniuing tlpi*
ber ami hauling it to tbo Arlington.
Alex. Ferguson has crunpleted Hie
season's work I ir thel Inlh'nu ii*" group
Ten Mile, . ■ th.' Maple Lt if claim.
Fifty feet of tunneling «.is run,
Dan   McCuaig  and   Dan   Gllclll'isl
have retnriMfl from doln.'j'hssessiiicnl
on the I'i''.   ■
SUkos* is m .isi'i  Itlrtat.
D. P, Little, superintendent ofthe
S   VI     ■ ""  '"■■■ staked  h
Tho Kaslo it Slocan Railway C
have Issued a notice to claim owners|
and other Interested parties that they
are aboil', to soil a tract of land in the
Unsworth division,   und  lying between   Twelve   Mile   and   Bplingei'l
creeks, The land to be soul em braces }<• ™«W improvomenl In tneled-fc
:>*vi  Hcros,    Claim  owners iii the     Charloy lleinzo came down (rom
Itract may  buy their suifaee rights1 Ten Mile Tin'Miav. from the H&hana
I up is. June -'■ I
claim, which
on the "     '
adjoins tin- Fntei'i'i'1 ■•
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I ■■•r
Review of the Publications Relating to This Country in 1900.
It Wa* Edited by tha Frofe-uor of HUtors-
(Prof. Wro-g) of Toronto Unlv«r»ll},
and Publiihed by Tbat Inst Its*, lion
of  Lsarning — Canada'*  Bala-
tion. to tbo Empire—Other
Section*    of    tho
The fifth volume of "The Review of
Historical Publications Relating to
Canada," published by thc Univorsity
of Toronto, and edited by the professor of history .(Professor Wrong) and
the librarian of the university (Mr.
H. H. Langton), has just appeared,
and embodies a review of all the
publications of 1000 relating to
Canada. It is sumptuously printed.
Annually for five years a volume
such as this has been issued. It
seemed at first hardly possible that
each year a book of moro than two
hundred pages could be filled with
review of the publications relating to
Canada appearing in a single year.
Yet here it is. Nearly seven pages
are taken up with the brief titles
alone of these publications.
The       contents        ore divided
conveniently into groups, of
which "Canada's Relations to
the       Empire" stands first.
Nothing very important under this
head appeared in 1000, if we except
the able book on "Commercial Federation and Colonial Trade Policy,"
written by Professor Davidson of tho
University of New Brunswick. He
proposes, in lieu of preferential
trade, that subsidies should be paid
in order to cheapen transportation
within the Empire. This would
amount to a practical preference, and
would do good all round. Anything
more than this is unlikely, he thinks,
to be effected.
The second section in The Review
is "The History of Canada," and
a large number of works appeared
in 1900. There are some learned reviews on the Cabot question. The
great edition of the "Jesuit Relations." just completed, calls for a
long article. A new and scholarly
life of Champlain, by M. Gravier,
has appeared, and some attention is
paid to works on the diplomatic relations between Great Britain and
the United States affecting Canada.
A good many inaccuracies and omissions in the articles on Canadians
in the "Dictionary of National Biography" are pointed out.
In the third section, ""Provincial
and Local History," the French
shore question as it affects Newfoundland is reviewed, the "tenth
island" being treated as really a
part of Canada. The Nova Scotia
Government has published a new volume of archives throwing more light
upon the Acadian question. Judge
Routhier has written an interesting
history ot the City of Quebec, and
Mr. John Ross Robertson's "Landmarks of Toronto" is noted. The
Northwest and British Columbia are
much in evidence, Mr. Deckles Will-
son's and Dr. Brycc's histories of
the Hudson Bay Company being the
most important works in thc year.
Mr. Baillie-Grohman gives an amusing account of sport and life in British Columbia.
In the fourth section. "Geography, Economics and Statistics,"
numerous works on the Klondike are
noticed. This review is the best
guide to the enormous literature upon this subject. In an earlier volume Dr. G. M. Dawson, the late Director of the Geological Survey of
Canada, described the Klondike literature up to the time of writing.
The publications of 1000 have not
lost the former sensational character.
The Klondike miners are, it appears,
admirers of Shakespeare. "Nearly
everywhere Shakespeare seems to lie
the favorite author. ... A gulch
that had a full set of Shakespeare
considered itself in for rather a cosy
winter, and there were regular
Shakespeare clubs, where each miner
took a certain character to road.
The reviewer of tho Statistical
Year-book of Canada, edited by Mr.
George Johnson, rebukes what hn
calls its tone of narrow patriotism.
The progress of mining in Canada
and the work of the Geological Survey are described, and we havo a record of travel in Canada, oxtendlng
from Labrador to the Pacific Coast.
Perhaps tho most breezy book reviewed is "Buffalo Jones' Forty
Ye-ars' of Adventure." "Archaeo-
logy, Ethnology and Folk-lore" and
"Education" complete tho volume.
Many publications relating to the
Indians in Canada appeared during
the year. In connection with education, readers are pleased to see a
■ketch of the career and a complete
bibliography of Sir Daniel Wilson.
On the whole, the contents of the
review are most varied and interesting. Nowhere else is there to bo
found such a repertoire of informa-
tion regarding works on Canada.
Professor Wrong and his collaborators criticize frankly. Tho tono is
fair, however, and frank criticism Is
still so rare In this country as to
deaerve a special meed of praise.
Whelp* of tho Lion.
' Of all the colonies New {Zealand
•tent the largest proportion ot its
strong youth to fight on the African
veldt. Whllo Canada has sent one in
every 1,228 of its population, ami
Australia one in every 880, New
Zealand has sent one in every 835.
Cheesed Her Views.
Dolly—So Bessie ts to be married,
after all I She used to pretend to be
'a confirmed man hater; toM me once
■he wouldn't wed a klngl
Flo.—Did she, poor thing) Well,
•he's got to put up with a knave
now.—Ally Sloper.
Letter* Received by Londoner*.
Bach Londoner  on  an  average re-
*M»*mm two letters a weok.
Interesting Lecture Hefo.-**   tlse Cnnitsllan
Inatltutc—Lord Stsustlis «*si,. ansl the
Visnlalse.l Ilufnilsy- Tbo «era
of tlse Dominion.
The London Times of April 8 contains the following report of a paper on "Northwest Canada," by
Rev. John MacDougall of Morley,
Alberta, before the Royal Colonial
Lord Strathcona presided, and, In
introducing Mr. MacDougall, said
there was no one who knew more
about Northwest Canada than that
gentleman did, for his father was one
of the first missionaries to the Indians, and the* lecturer himself had
for more than thiry years been doing
excellent work there, not only as a
clergyman, but as a teacher. Looking back to his own experience of
forty years, he could recall the timo
when the Northwest was indeed a
wilderness, for at that time, instead
of comfortable farms now to be
found everywhere, there were practically none except a few at the Hudson Bay Company's posts, while the
country for enormous distances was
black with buffalo, of which none
now remained.
In the course of his paper Mr. MacDougall said that while the Great
Dominion of Canada as a whole
might bo said to be one of the
brightest goms in the diadem of the
British Empire, Northwest Canada
might bo called the gem of the Dominion. It represented a block of
territory 1,000 miles square, or
640,000,000 acres, and we.s possibly
the largest consecutive acreage of
arable laud in the world. Not only
was the soil prolific under cultivation, but oven without cultivation
the whole area had been richly endowed by nature as one of tlie greatest pasture lands in the world, while
everywhere tho moisture was sufficient. The settlement that had gone
on during tho last quarter of a century had been but the beginning of
the exploiting of tremendous possibilities, which continued dormant because of the lack of population. Contiguous to and underlying these
great agricultural and pastoral advantages wore immense coal fields,
possibly tho largest as yet discovered
in the world. Gold was found in
the sands of the streams, and gold,
silver and copper were in tho quartz
ledges of the mountains, though the
area of the prospecting and discovery
of these mineral deposits was so
great that as yet comparatively
little had been done. Almost everywhere, too, was abundance of water-
power. It might, also, bo regarded
as an excellent fiold for the tourist,
inasmuch as the scenery within the
foothills and the mountains was
surpassingly grand. Another important consideration was that all
this rich country was in touch with
the home markets through British
What Be Did at tho Battle of Faber'* Pit
—Commended Ofnclelly.
Lieut.-General Sir Charles Warren, in his report of tne battle of
Fabcr's Pit, Griqualand Wsist, on
May 80,  1900, says:
"Section 16, Lieut.-Col. Hughes,
who was at the main farmhouse with
the scouts, on hearing thc firing, and
seeing thc horses stampede, got together a few of his men and rushed
into the kraal, opening a brisk fire
on tho ridge where thc Boers were in
the diamond washings, until they
were obliged to cease Are by tho Yeomanry advancing out in front of
them. At the same time. Captain
Parkin and a troop of 23rd Yeomanry, took possession of thc south
end of the same kraal, and acted under the ordors of Col. Hughes. By
holding this kraal, they prevented
the rebels getting hold of it from the
direction of the cemetery. At this
time tho rebels began to run away
from tho south side of the garden,
and were in doing so exposed to our
fire, but Col. Hughes, supposing them
to be our own men, ordered Capt.
Parkin and party to cease lire, and
they thus escaped. Col. Hughes then
decided to outflank the enemy, and
With some of tho Yeomanry and some
good shots of various corps, he drove
tho enemy up beyond the direction of
the cemetery, thus getting in lino
with Col. Crowley, and bringing his
right shoulder up ho took Venter's
men on their flank, and drovo them
away to the south."
In section 23, Lieut.-Col. Hughes,
A. A. G. Intelllgensn Officer, Major
Ogilvio, "E" Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, and Capt. Mackie,
Warren's Seottts, an* named "as being particularly worthy of mention
for tho excellent services they performed In their respective spheres
during tho day."
General Warren's report has been
strongly supported by Lord Roberts himself, In his despatches to thc
Secretary of State for War.
He Barred Newcaitle.
When Edward VII. as Prince of
Wales visited America in 1800, Canada went wild over him, and in Detroit and Chicago tho crowds were
so dense that the party could scarcs*-
ly reach their hotel. So many were
tho receptions, dinners and other social functions, in which tho Prince
participated that he finally broke
down through sheer fatigue and ovs*r-
excilemcnt. Tho Duko of Newcastle,
who was tho Prince's companion, de-
cids*d, therefore, to stop off on their
way to Bt. Louis at Dwight Station, a quiet villngo famous for its
shooting. Tho Prince brought down
a bag of 14 bra.'j of quail aire", four
rabbits. But the pleasure of tho day
was marred by tho following incident:
As the royal party approached a
farmhouse an unmistakably British
settler appeared at the door and invited every one except tho Duko of
Newcastle to enter.
"Not you, Newcastle!" ho shouted.
"I hove been a tenant of yours and
have sworn that you shall never set
a foot, on my land."
Accordingly the party passed on,
ami the Iniiner, though revenged on
his old landlord, had to forego the
honor of entertaining royalty under
his roof.
13th Annual Report of the On**
tario Factory Inspeotors.
Careleunet* a Favorite Explanation, Bat
High   Preoure   Deinandlssg- Speed   I*
Surmlied   to  lie a Much More Potent Cau*e of Accident*   in Factories — Cuntraat    Uetween
Saving   Time    aud
Sstvinic "Life.
The thirteenth annual report of the
Ontario factory inspectors, which
covers the year 1900, shows that in
spito of a general desire to comply
with tho law as to the safety of employes there was a record of 394 accidents, of which 22 were fatal. Carelessness is a favorite explanation,
but if one looks for tho cause of the
alleged carelessness it will generally
be found in tlio high pressure that
creates a demand for speed in modern
industry. The workman is admonished by his foreman or employer to
tako sufficient time to insure safety,
to make everything perfectly secure,
and to avoid accidents. At the samo
timo, he is admonished by the very
conditions under which he works to
sacrifice all things, safety included,
to speed; for he knows that sloth is
the unpardonable sin, that if his
day's work does not show satisfactory results ho will be forced into
the ranks of the unemployed without
further inquiry. Modern machinery,
with its irresistible strength and unimaginable speed, is responsible for
a long record of maiming and death.
One victim was drawn against a mill
saw by tho carriage that conveys the
logs, and died from his injuries. Another was caught by the casting ou
the moving bed of a metal planer,
and was killed by being drawn under
tho stationary rest that holds the
cutting tool. Both these accidents
occurred with slowly moving machinery. Uncovered tanks of boiling
water were responsible for two
deaths, and another was due to
scalding through disconnecting a live
steam pipe. Three deaths resulted
from unprotected gearing, but in one
case the injury was comparatively
slight, the fatal termination being
due to blood-poisoning.
The danger of shafting has been
emphasized by a record of four victims. One was oiling it while in motion, another was putting on a belt,
a third was crawling under a shaft
in a forbidden place, and the fourth
was caught by a sheepskin that fell
accidentally on a shaft and tightened about his hand as it was wound
up. Two men were killed by coming accidentally into contact with
circular saws, and one death resulted
from a wound inflicted by a piece of
lumber thrown from a saw in motion. Two other saw mill hands met
with fatal accidents, one having been
crushed by a falling log and the other killed by a blow from tho lever of
a saw carriage. A bursting grindstone caused one fatal accident, and
tho record of the power hoist includes one death coming under thc
cognizance of factory legislation.
One accidental death is recorded as
due to the falling of a lumber pile.
A boiler explosion resulted in ono
fatality, and one death was caused
by the explosion of a secret compound used in making fireworks. This
is the record of deathB which come
within the purview of tho factory
act, and of the long array of lesser
accidents many were of a serious nature, resulting in permanent injury.
As a general rule reasonable care has
been exercised to prevent needless
danger, but human ingenuity is not
directed toward devising safeguards.
A fortune awaits the man who will
devise some means of cutting a few
minutes off the timo required to do
tho work, but he who devises a
scheme for securing the safety of the
worker must bo content with the
satisfaction of knowing that he has
enlarged tho scope of factory legislation.
The Boll nnd tha Ribbon.
An extraordinary incident was reported on Tuesday at the premises of
a draper in tho Now cross-road. It
appears that whilst a drove of cattle wero passing the shop a bull evidently took a fancy to some scarlet
ribbon, and endeavored to gratify his
pi'i'ssiiiul vanity. Finding the doorway
too small for his admittance, the animal opened a way for himself by
smashing up thrs*o largo plate-glass
windows, 12 feet by 12 feet, anil entering the establishment. Then ensued
a most exciting scene. Women srream-
sil, two ladles in the shop falnts-d,
and men shouted. The bull in the
nii'iintlme, was tho centre of attraction, being actually on show in t.ho
big window. Eventually ho was en-
tlii'd out, badly cut, and was led
away.—Lloyd's Weekly.
FUhorle* of Canada.
Tho total number of fur seals token by Canadian sealers during thc
year 1900 was 35,523.
Tho lobster plant alone is estimated to be worth $1,334,180. It com-
priss's 85H canneries, disps*rscd on
the soaboard of the maritime provinces.
The scaling fleet lost year numbered 37 vessels, an Increaso of 11 over
tho previous yi'iir, and representing
an nggregalo of 2,(541 tons' n-glster.
Tho salmon-preserving Industry of
British Columbia, comprising 09
canneries nnd rispri*scnting a capital
of $1,380,(1110. gives employment to
18,977 hands.
No ls-Hs than 79,8(13 men wero occupied in 1900 in exploiting the waters ssf OatUUla, using B,60fl,760 fathoms of nets ami other fishing goar,
ri'pri'svnting a capital of $10,000,-
'Hie total catch of fish in Canada
for  tho year  1890,  as  reported      hy
the fisheries   department, amounted
to $21,801,70(1, being an Increase sif
12,800,000 over tins yield of tho previous year.
One the Moat Conssplcuous tn Parliament,
the Other Amoug tho Silent, Unnoticed linck Ilenclser*.
Charlemagne Laurier, the representative of L'Assumption, is thc half-
brother of the Premier—the samo father, but child of a first wife of
Carolus Laurier, the Premier being
tho only son by the second wife,
Charlemagne Laurier is 10 years
older than his distinguished half-
brother, and he looks it, says Tlio
Toronto Star. Ho is one of the silent
ones; a regular attendant at thu sittings, but an uncommunicative one.
There ho sits in his seat, day after
day, his iron-gray hair barely discernible behind tho heads of tlio
other occupants of tho Opposition
bs-nches, taking no part in the discussions and going and coming so
quietly as ordinarily to attract littlo, if any, notice. It is interesting
to wonder sometimes what Charlemagne Laurier thinks about it all.
AVhat fancies pass through the busy
brain beneath that iron-gray thatch?
Does he ever meditate on tho tricks
fate plays upon her mortal puppets?
Does he ever envy thc distinguished
brother so near to him by blood ties,
so far above him in tho political
world? Does he ever wonder at the
partiality of tho fickle goddess who
makes one brother the first Commoner in all the land and ot the other an
obscure, silent, back bencher? Does
he ever wish to exchange places with
his distinguished half-brothor, to
barter the peaceful quiet of his semi-
obscurity for the trials and tribulations, the rewards and worries, of
those who sit in the fierce white light
of publicity? Doubtless strange
thoughts sometimes chase themselves
through the brain of this quiet littlo
man on the back benches, but it is
doubtful if the older brother begrudges the younger his greatness. If
ho does he gives no sign.
And tho Premier? To his brother he
is as genial as to tho other members, probably more so, but the Premier of Canada makes no display of
his emotions. Tho other day, wearying possibly of tho seemingly endless
budget debate, the Premier crossed
over to the Opposition side and wandered up through the labyrinth of
seats to where his half-brother was
sitting. One hand he placed with a
caressing motion on the older man's
shoulder, while with the other he
shook hands. Just a few words wore
exchanged, and then the first Commoner in Canuda came back to his
place. What did tho Premier say in
that brief interview? Probably nothing very much, but he made for the
moment the obscure little man with
the iron-gray hair the cynosure of
all eyes. Doubtless, if Charlemagne
Laurier is a sensible man—and the
chances are that he is, else he would
not be where he is—he feels proud of
the man who throws a shining lustre on the family and tho name of
Laurier, and is content with the
modest measure of reflected glory
that has hitherto been his portion.
Nickel Copper Co. Acquire* the MeConnell
Propertle* In the Sudbury.
The Nickel-Copper Company of
Hamilton have purchased tho MeConnell properties in what is called
the Northern Nickel Range. These aro
supposed to be the largest nickel
and copper bearing properties in tlie
entire Sudbury district, and wero
under option to tho Nickel-Copper
Company for some time, but lhat
company had not evidently succeeded in its refining process until lately, as they allowed the option to
lapse. By their action in purchasing these properties for over $300,-
000 they must have become satisfied that tho Frosch system of reducing ores is a thorough success.
From a conversation with one of i In-
largest shareholders it was learned
that tho company will begin extensive developments at once. Any
doubts as to the Frasch process
which those interested might previously have entertained have, by
the action of tlio company's purchase of these properties, boon removed, and tho development of tho
Nickel-Copper Company's entire properties in the Sudbury district will,
it is expected, follow.
Will   Probably Cone to Canada to Hoot
Bt* Boyal Father and Mother.
Little Prince Edward of Cornwall
promises to begin his travels earlier
than his father or grandfather did.
If reports be true, ho may accompany
his aunt,, the Princess Victoria, to
Canada, to meet his parents returning from their world trip.
The King's personal popularity appears to have descended to the heir
presumptive, who is already familiarly dubbed "King David." Stories
of his childish prattle aro eagerly
read, while the doings of his parents, even whilo they are visiting distant parts of tho Empire, only excite a perfunctory interest.
It will bo next to impossible for
the present generation to speak ot
the Duchess of Cornwall as Princess
of Wales. Tho globo-circling tour
may eradicate this feeling, but it is
impossible to deny Its existence. The
King's wisdom in insisting on the
Australian trip in face of the opposition of the Queen and the Duko and
Duchess becomes daily more apparent.
The Canadian Pacific Railway Company Is building a train of luxuriously-equipped cars for tho purpose
o'f conveying the Duke and Duchess
of York and party.
Black Bull Inn.
Black Bull Inn, made famous by
Dickens In "Martin Chii-w.luwlt," is
to be torn down to make way for
modern buildings. It is ovor 800
years old.
The After-Dlaaer Baooce.
A medical paper states that a nap
of half an hour or so ln the afternoon after a meal is helpful, and
favors rather than hinders good
sleep at night.
The Story of Haw "BaUdog" Kelly
and Mulissne the Stockman Settled
Tbelr Little Affair of Honor on thc
Lonely Plains.
If French gentlemen thirsting for each
other's gore really wish to know how fa
fight for honor's sake, let thera visit
Medicine Hat and hear the story of how
"Bulldog" Kelly and Mahone the stuck-
man fought for theirs. It is only necessary to say of Kelly that once iu his life
he figured in a celebrated international
law controversy which tho then secretary
of state, Thomas F. Bayard, ended. Ills'
mother was a friend of John A. Logan.
Mahone was nothlug more nor less than
• frontier cattleman. He met Kelly
first at Calgary, where in a dispute over
cards an enmity arose between tliein.
Subsequently they clashed In tho Modi*
cine Hat country, and Mnhouc wrongful*
ly accused Kelly of stealing stock. Kelly would have killed him then anil there
but for the interfercace of tlie Canadian
mounted police. Subsequently one of
these policcmeu suggested to hlin that
he challenge Mahone to a duel and tluit
they have it out alone. Kelly evidently
thought well of the suggestion, for a slay
or two later, meeting Mahone in that isolated and abused town, Medicine Hat,
he quietly told him that ho would meet
him the next morning as thc suu rose
en the Tortured trail and prove to him
with a gun that be was not a thief. Mahone nodded his head in acceptance of
the defiance, and that was all there was
te the challenge.
Kelly slept in a ranchhousc that night
but was up before dawn saddling his
horse. He carried for arms two six
shooters and a short hilled bear knife.
He rode away from the ranch in the
heavy darkness before daybreak, head
ed for the Tortured trail. He was a six
footer, sandy haired, heavy jawed ansl
called "Bulldog" because he had once
pitted himself against an animal of thai
title and whipped him in a free fight.
His courage was extreme from the brute
point of view. To illustrate this, years
oftcr this event, when he was on trial fur
bis life in a murder case, he was instructed by his attorney to kill one of the witnesses against him in the courtroom if he
attempted to give certain testimony.
"You listen to him," said the attorney,
"and if he trieB to testify as to certain
things let him have it"
Kelly, as a prisoner, entered the courtroom with a knife up his sleeve, and he
sat through all the proceedings with his
eyes on tbe man he was to watch. The
latter grew restless and when he look
the stand broke down completely and did
not aid the prosecution at all. Ho divined
without knowing it tbat if he testified ns
tbe prosecution believed be would Kelly
would then and there end him. And this
all took place not In a frontier court, but
In a court of the United States govern
Weil, Kelly rode down thc troll as gay
In spirit as a man of his nature could be.
He did not whistle, for whistling men are
rarely brutal. But he abused his horse.
and that was the best of evidence that he
felt well. He watched the dark bang
closer and closer to the plain grasses, thc
stars grow less brilliant until suddenly in
the east it was as if a curtain wns drawn
np and the day came with the call of wild
birds and a wiad which rose from the
west to meet the sun. He glanced toward
Medicine Hat and from that point, out nl
the black and gray of the bour, rode Ma
hone, armed ns his opponent was. The}
were a mile apart when they tecognlied
each other. Kelly reined in bis horse uml
waited. Mahone came on. No surgeons
nor seconds were In attendance, Medicine
Hat was asleep. Mabono drew nearer.
moving a little to the left, ns If to circle
obont Kelly. The latter siuldenly dropped under his horse's neck ansl lirs'il. His
bullet just clipped tbe inane of Mo bone's
horse. Mabone gave a wild wliimp and
fired bock, riding, os Kelly was, Indian
fashion and looking for an opening. Both
horses were now in motion, and Hie shots
enme thick and fast. Kelly's animal wen!
down first, screaming from n bollel
through his lungs. His rider Intrsns lis,!
behind him. Mabone made a charge unsl
lost bis own horse, besides getting n bullet through his left arm. He, too. in
trenched. In a fs*w moments one of his
shots cut a red crease across the forehead
of Kelly and tilled bis eyes with blood.
He wiped himself off and tied a hnndkor-
chief over the murk.
Koch was afraid to start out from his
horse, but in the course of bulf on hour
their ammunition was exhausted, and
then they threw their pistols from tbem
and came toward each other through tho
grass with tbelr knives out Kelly now
hnd two good wounds nnd Mahone had
been shot three times. They visibly staggered as tliey ployed for the first chance
to close In. At Inst iho knives croaaed.
and Kelly got the lirst thrust aud miss
ed, for which owkwardness Mahone gav»
him a savage cut. They hacked ansl
stabbed at each other until neither could
move, and the small population of Medicine Hat, getting wind of whut was go.
lug on, rode out and brought them In tor
medical attendance. Kelly, besides \,\%
bullet wounds, had 14 knife cuts anil Mr..
hone bad 15. Tbey were put to bed i„
the same room, aud the same doctor attended both. For days they lay almon
touching each other, and neither spoke.
Medicine Hat had been unable to decide
which bad the better of the tight, and l|
seemed as It it would be resumed If boUi
lived to recover. But one morulng Ma.
hone raised himself painfully from Ll*,
mattress, and be put out his hand to lui-
ly and sold:
"You ain't no thief.   You're game."
And Kelly covered the hand with Disown, and they shook. That settled their
feud. They were under tho doctor'*,
care for three months, but when able to
get out rode away to Medicine Hut
together the best of friends.
That was a real fight the only kind ot
a tight that a real man goes into it he \s
going to fight at all. It was a pity tbnt
Kelly did not hold his courage afterward
tor better usee. He became Involved In
one of tbe most brutal murders known to
the Calgary region, escaped the hangman's noose by technicalities and flnnlly
in Nebraska or Wyoming fell off a hoi
car one night and was ground to pterei
by tbe wheels of a transcontinental
Mahone never fonght again.
Force of Habit.
Mr. nalst—1 want a couple of ejes,
boiled three and a half minutes, nnd hurry up about it. for I've got to ratch-
Wuiter—All right, sir. They'll be read]
In a minute.-
Tlse Oldest Christian llrmo.
The oldest Christian hymn wns com-
posed not only hy n pagan, Hie [toman
KinpiTor Adrian, but by n persecutor
of Christians as well. The hymn begins with the Ice "Vital spark of
lis'iivs*tr,y love" and was written hs>-
fvs'eii Ihe ys-nrs 7d nail 138 A. D., the
Antes of the emperor'a bill" and death.
Tin* hymn v ta ptirnphrased by Ali'V
antler Pop* in the early part of the
eighteenth ceniurv
A S|ss*s*is*ss TIiri Carry Alone Al» la
Their Journey*.  1 iisler VVuli'r.
A certain kind sif spider is capable of
tanning a bubble* taking it down 11st-.>n_-ii
the water and discharging it into its nest,
so that the eggs—and later ou, tbe young
—are kept dry and are supplied with air.
Although the water spider lives on
land, where it needs plenty of air to
breathe, it i.s really liaislis'sl tinder the
water a-.isl spends 0 great deal of its time
there beneath the surface. Its body U
Covered with hair, whirls holds the air
like drops of water, nnd wheu tbe body i*
charged with these uir particles the
spider dlvei down under tbe surface,
funning a bubble whish it holds between
the bind legs and sanies with it. lt is
.inly iu this manner that it can furnish
air for the Interior sif Its nest, keeping it
dry until the egg* are batched.
Klrst, the mother spider builsls her nest
This is placed *"iiin* distance down in the
Water and is a sort of cell spun in thu
■hope uf an egg, having nu opening oa
the underside. Wben this is completed,
sbs- rises tn the surface anil there charges
her body thoronghly With air. Then once
more she divca under the surface, lhe
Water funning a bubble which gradually
swells out from the body. This she skillfully Imlils between ber furry hind legs
(irmly and yet gently, so tbat It won't
break ami escape.
Swimming ti> the nest, she discharges
the bubble in it. This, of course, crows)4
out some of the wuter. leaving the top
'ills's! with nir. As the nest is large, re-
qulring u great ileal of air the spider
makes another and yet another trip, uo-
til the whole Interior is free from moisture. Hy this simple process she kes-pt
the eggs dry anil furnishes air for the
young until ths-y are large ennugh to
swim out nnsi get it fnr themselves.
I!ut as much 81 the spider lives under
water it is always sliy. No matter li»**"
King it may have been swimming around
under the surface, the moment it comes
to the top there is no truce of moisture
ia it. The reason of this is that the air
particles that cling to its hair keep oil
the water and prevent it from soaking
through the skin. Another strange thing
about it is that it can swim with great
speed in spite ul it* balloonllko burden.
The boat way to 'vatcb the water ipldet
Is to plaCfl one i:i u vessel lillcsl with
wator and contain ng some water plant.
I'.i.'ie it will spiiil y Spin its web ansl if
ted sm flis's nnd 1 uga, leul its aquotlo
Tbe eggs of this spider are laid In *
cocoon, shaped sun cthing like the top -I
a round dish, li generally contains a
hundred  or more  eggs.
Croup, Whooping Cough, Bronchitis and Severe Chest
Coughs Cannot Withstand the Soothing, Healing
Effects of Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
It is the nmi hers who especially appreciate the uuusual virtues of Ur.
Chase's Syrup of Linseed suid Turpentine. They keep it in the houso as
the most prompt and certain cure obtainable for croup, bronchitis and severe coughs and colds to which children are subject. It has never faili'd
them. Scores of thousands of mothers
any. " 'Twos Ur. Chase who saved
our baby."
Mrs. F. W. Dond, 20 Macdonald
street, Barrio, Ont., says :—"Having
tried your medicine, my faith Is very
high in its powers uf curing coughs
and croup. My little girl has been
subject to croup for a long time, and
I found tunning lo cure it until I
gave l»r. Chaso's Syrup of Linseed
and Tiii'iii'iit.iiic. I cannot speak too
highly of lt."
Mr. W. A. Wylle, fJ7 Seaton street,
Toronto, stats-s:—"My littlo grandchild had ■offered with a nasty, hacking cough for about, eight weoks
when we procured a bottle of Dr.
OtUUS'l Hyrup of Linsoed and Turpentine. After Ihe first iloso she called
it 'honey' and was eager for medicine time to coiuo around.   I can slm-
| pi/ state that part of one bottle cured her, and shu is now well and u*
bright as a cricket."
Mrs. V, Dwyer of Chestervillc, says:
"My littlo girl of throe years had an
attack of bronchial pneumonia.     iM.v
husband and I thought sho wub go*
| ing to leavo the world as her case resisted    thu    doctor's    treatment.     I
j bought s> bottlo of Ur. Chase's Syrup
I of Linseed and Turpentine from   our
popular druggist,  W   0.  Dolster. Af-
' tor the first two or three doses U"*
I child bu&an to get butter, and we aro
thankful to say is all right    to-day
after seven weeks' sickness,'
Mr. E. Hill, fireman, Derkelet Ht«
Fire Hall, Toronto, says: "I desli*
to say in favor of Dr. Chase's Syrup
of Linseed and Turpentine that one
of my children was promptly relieved of whooping cough, and as U"'!*
as obtainable will not bo without It
In the house, nor uso any other med"
icine." .
Ur. Chase's Hyrup of Linseed una
Turpentine is sold everywhere and •"•
used tn moro homos than \ny Other
treatmont for diseases of the thr"*"-*
and lungs. 85 cents a bottle. -***■
manson, Dates A Co., Toronto. The Drill.
,„ || M IV. islss'Sieil Cssll, lllssii I.si (irlpp«
Ka-li'i'S'il list. II U|issss lllsn.is si lli'isssglsi
III in Nn.is' Use Grave,
Mr William Silver is a well known
former living near Hemford, N. S.,
During bis life he has passed through
much sicknoss, and now, thanks to
Dr. Williams' Dink Pills, he is again
enjoying vigorous health. To a re-
portor who recently interviewed him
jjr. Silver said "I am now in my
(i.nd .sear, and I may dale the beginning of my trouble to my six-
teeiit li year when I was thrown from
ft ho'no's back and had my spine
gomewliat injured. This wus always
a weak spot and it seemed to leave
mo more susceptible to other
troubles as lt grew worse as I ad-
vanced In yeurs. As a farmer I always, had to work hard, and often to
expose myself to inclement ws^ather.
My buck trouble was finally aggravate*'! by indigestion, and as this affected my appetito, I was very much
run down. Finally a few years ago
I wus attacked with lagrippe, which
developed into, pneumonia. My family doctor succeeded in conquering
this trouble, but for six months I
wus not able to leave the house, and
nil thut he could do for me did not
bring back my strength. Finally 1
consulted another doctor, but with
no bet ter result. In fact, before 1
stopped doctoring 1 had tried four
different physicians and all the time
instead of getting better I was growing vi'akiT. Home eighteen months
had now elapsed since my attack of
la grippe, and during tbat time 1
was not able to do any work. My
whole system seemed exhausted, and
my nerves shattered. On line days I
would go out for a while, but ofts*n
1 would become so weak and dizzy
that I could scarcely get back to the
house. One day a neighbor asked
mo why 1 did not try Ur. Williams'
I'ink Pills. I thought, the advice
might be worth taking and I sent for
a half dozen boxes of the pills. De-
fore t bs*y were gone there was no
doubt I hud found u medicine that
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supply I corltiniu'd taking tho pills
for about three months, and before I
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and stronger than I had done for
yeurs. Every symptom of tbe weakness thut had followed la grippe was
gone, and my back which had bothered mo for so many years wns al-
liuist as strong as in boyhood. I
have since done many a hard day's
■work nnd been exposed to bad
weather, but without any evil effects,
and I .'an truly say Ur. Williams'
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they create new, rich, red blood, thus
strengthening weak and shattered
nerves Thoy do not purge and weaken like other medicines, but strength-
s*n from the lirst doso to the Inst.
Sold by all dealers in medicine or
sss*nt pssst paid at SO cs*nts a box or
six boxes lor $2.50 by addressing Ihe
lir. Williams Medicine Co., Drockville,
It's a short alley that has no nsh
An apt quotation Is sometimes bot-
ter tbnn nn original remark.
Alfred A. Taylor, of Margars*e,savs:
"One bottle of MLNAKD'S LINIMKVT
cured a swelling in the gamble joint,
and saved a borso worth §140.00.
Thos. w. Payne, of Dathurat, saved
the life of a valuable horse tbat the
vol buil givs*n up witli a few bottles
An expressman says Unit  old mniils
'■re iint-41 llt-tl for packages.
Probably     the    best    housekeeping
Plan is not to mortgage the houso.
If a man's weak spots wore visible
you would think ho had tho measles.
Safe Gness.
"I waa Just reading here that they
hsTt discovered the grave of Hippocrates."
"Who was he?"
"Must be some fellow who's dead, I
guoss."-<_!eTeland Plain Dealer.
Good Name For Them.
"Isn't It ridiculous to speak of 'shaving
parlors' and 'dental parlors' and all the
uther 'parlors?' "
"Yes, especially 'dental parlors.' They
should be called 'drawing rooms."1—
1'1'iliidelphia Record.
IJsss rlsl Man.
"Harry, did you  buy me that hat I
"No, Maris; I bought a new cooking
"Tou aelflsh thing!"—Chicago Record.
The Horrid Thins.
Miss Noozey—Did you know I waa In-
•■•rested in business now?
Mr. Pepprey—Why, yea, I supposed
vou wore, as usual, but I didn't know
Pilose.—Philadelphia Press,
Credit Where Credit la Dos.
"Rlis» has very pretty hair."
It Isn't her own."
"Ilnw nhout her ugly temper?"
■that's hers."- uiov.loud Plain Dealer.
A drop of Ink, with care ansl skill combined,
In ornamental character enihrlnod
A noble thought.
Another drop went wrong through want ol can*
Foil on my work and marred iti teiture fair
Wltb ugly blot
Thus each ol fortune'! gilts, 'tie plain to sm,
Uied or unuied, a potent power muit be
For good or 111.
Small actloni oft with big result! are fraught;
Each word, each look, e'en every pausing thought
Need! guidance still.
Queer Product of nn Inventor of ths
Olden Times.
"I ran across a queer old relic In my
line of business recently," said a safe
and L?k expert who is in the city. "I
was prowling around a machine shop in
a town In Iowa, trying to find a fitting
tbat I needed, when I happened to notice
a sheet iron box which seemed to Lavs
once been entirely covered with glass
tubes attached to the surface by cement,
All of the tubes were broken, and most
of them were missing, but thc general arrangement could be easily traced, and ths
contrivance impressed me at once with s
Bense of familiarity. Presently I remembered about it. It was all tbat was left
of the one time famous 'anncstbetlc safe,'
an invention which ought to have been
sponsored by s society for tlie prevention
of cruelty to burglars. The idea of ti.9
thing was that any cutting or drilling
through the outer casing should release
certain chemicals which would promptly
stupefy everybody in range of their
fumes. In thc morning tbe owner would
find his valuables Intact and could simply
call a dray and pack off the unconscious
burglars to jail.
"With such a device It was unnecessary to have massive steel walls, and the
model which I chanced to resurrect waa
mode of one-eighth inch sheet iron. The
inner box was entirely surrounded with
glass tubes about tbo diameter of a lead
pencil add filled alternately with two
chemicals which were supposed to produce stupefying gas when they came into
contact. There was a thin outside casing, und the theory was that any effort
to break in would necessarily fracture
two or more of the fragile glasses. It
seemeil incredible, but several prominent
capitalists became greatly interested in
the scheme and stood ready to back it
with unlimited means until actual tests
finally convinced them of its grotesque
impracticability. How the model ever
drifted to the Iowa machine shop I
couldn't find out. It had been there for
years and was probably part of the plunder ot some forgotten junk sale.
"Tho only other safe I know of fit to
rank with the 'anesthetic' as a freak
was ono desigucd by on inventor in
Washington. It was circular iu shape,
with a pivot at the bottom, and at nighttime the plan was to connect it with an
engine belt and spin it like a top. The
Inventor was very much iu earnest and
made a large working model. He admitted modestly that the safe could only be
used 'where steam power was avaliatflo.'
What would prevent the burglars from
throwing off the belt he didn't state."
Hake Believe Mourners.
The Chinese possess a great love of
funeral display and heartless crocodile
tears, as they seem at least to western
syes. An immense trumpet U even
used sometimes, which is worked like a
garden pump to sob out the "boo-hoo"
of thc afflicted relatives. The more unearthly and heartrending Its sobs tbe better they seem to be pleased. For a great
funeral all the beggars and ragamuffins
and impudent small boys in the vicinity
are hired. They are decked out in
tawdry clothes, or perhaps their rags are
not even disguised in nny way, but they
arc at least given banners to carry and
are hired to wail and sob ns if their
hearts were breaking. The dull, indifferent, stolid faces of the men and ths
roguish, mischievous smiles on the boys'
faces belie their wails and give a very
unreal air of hypocritical sorrow to ths
gvsrags Chinese fuuernl, though doubtless there is much genuine sorrow and
es many real heartaches as in other
The End Barprlaed Him.
Always read a letter to the end and
hear a story to the end before you are
too much slates, or depressed.
A popular physician was much pleased
with a certain aerated water and by his
assiduous recommendation procured for
it a celebrity It justly doserved. The
doctor acted solely in tbe interest of humanity generally and expected no return.
To his surprise there came one morning an effusive letter from the company
stating that his recommendations had
dono them so much good that they "ventured to send him a hundred"—
Here tbe page came to an end.
"This will never do," said the doctor.
"It is very kind, but I could not think
of accepting anything."
Here he turned the page and found the
sentence ran:
—"of our circulars for distribution."—
London Tit-Hits.
Rev. P. Elliott Frankly and Strong
ly Endorses Dodd's Kidney Fills.
lin (ir al Kidney Remedy Inspires Gist-
Hulls- \x baravor It floes—Hn "stsssltuluo
,-i> Highly onslsir-ss'sl—Wlsui ii minister
uf iis" «'i,hi>, i luiH to sny about Hindi's
Klslsss-y I-IIIh.
Richmond Hill, May 20.—(Special)
—A sensation was caused in this
township when it was reported that
tho Roy. F. Elliott had published a
stror 5 letter in the papers endorsing
a patent medicine. This happened
some little time ago, but the matter
has not been forgotten. Tho medicine in question was tbe famous
Dodd's Kidney Pills and the Rev. Mr.
Elliott Is still in receipt of frequent
enquiries about his experience with
To a recent questioner who at-ked
him about Dodd's Kidney Pills, Mr.
Ellioit was quite outspoken.
' I believe Dodd's Widney Pills to
bo un excellent remedy," said he. ' 1
see no reason whatever why I should
not recommend them; they havo helped me, aud I believe they will help
others. If they were not a strictly
honest, meritorious, reliable cure ior
everything they are claimed to be,
nothing would be more objectionable
or .urther from my thoughts than
for me to endorse them to anyone,
much less lend my name to a printed
(statement. But as the facts stand I
bold by my former course, and shall
always be happy to recomm Hid
Dodd's Kidney Pills by any mcumi in
my power."
'1 be letter referred to in which Mr.
Elliott endorsi's Dodd's Kidney Pills,
was published in this paper some
t.'.no ago.   it reads as follows :
' J feci it my duty to inform you
of (be great benefit I have derived
from using Dodd's Kidney Pills. East
spring in particular when Buffering
irssm Enme Back, the pain and weakness was so great I could hardly
turn or get out of bed. Knowing it
all caine from disordered kidneys, I
began lo use Dodd's Kidney Pills
and my p.»in and lameness soon disappeared. I consider Dodd's K'.dm*y
Pills a good reliable medicine for
tbo diseases for which they are recommended.
"When I hs'ar people complain of
La no Hack s>r Rheumatism, I always
say, 'Why don't you take Dodil's
Kidney Pills.' I wish to add this
testimonial is entirely iinsolicits>d and
only "good will to men' would in-
duco me to allow my name to be
published in this connection.—Rev. F.
Tbe wags*s of^ sin is paid in full
only wben the job is complete, but
lots of men draw something 'mm
lime to lime on account.
'.hero never was, imd never will bo, a
universal punuccn. in one rem dy, for all Ills
to whloh fl sh is heir—the very nature of
ninny curatives being such that were the
germs of other and differently seated dis-
en*-es rooted in the system of the putient—
what would relieve one ill in turn Wssuld tig-
gr.ivate tlio oib r. Wo have, however, in
Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sound,
unadulterated stsite, a remedy for many and
grievous ilia. By its gradual and judicious
use the frailest systems aro led into convalescence and t-trcngth bv the influence which
Quinine exerts un nature's own restoratives.
It relieves the droo; ing spirits of tho* with
whom a chronic state of morbid despondency and luck of u.tere-t in lifo is a discuse,
and, by tTanquibzing tiie ns-rveu. disuses to
sound and rcfro.-hing sieep— imparls vigor
to tho action of the blixid. which, being
stimulated, courses throughout the veins,
■strengthening the hen thy animal functions
of the system, thereby making activity a
necessary result, strengthening the frame,
end giving life to tho digestivo organs, which
naturally demand increased substance—result, improved appetite. Northrop A Lyman,
of Toronto huve uiveii to the public their
superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, ard.
gauged by tho opinion of scientists, this
wine approaches nearest perfection of any in
the market.   All druggists sell it.
at #wbm        //cu
(ueo/ U-   hut
The artist's work is finished who
.ie draws his last breath.
The weight of the transgressor    i
invariably light.
Eli; MliRD'S LINIMENT ll t.C Wm,.
Even the best judges of tobacco can't
always be depended on. Sometimes their
taste goes back on them, so to speak, and
remains blunted for a week at a stretch.
Professional samplers of tobacco tuke a
week off every few months nnd never
look at the weed until they return to
duty. In that way tbey keep ln condition. 	
Fatal Process.
"Gaazam has been going without his
breakfast for a month to reduce his
flesh," said Twynn.
"With what effect?" asked Triplett.
"Ho is losing two pounds a week and
ia very much tickled over It."
"Well, if he keepa on at that rate hc'H
be tickled to death."
Where  He  Can't Smoke.
Mlsa Lafui—What haa become of Mr.
Mr. Rond—He has taken employment
In a powder mill for six months.
Miss Lafin—How strange!
Mr. Rand—Not at all. He wished to
break himself of smoking.
Nutmegs are slight stimulants, and
when administered In warm water they
make a gcntlo nervous sedative and a fair
Tho Japanese talko, or drum, is placed
apon a permanent aupport and rents upon
The Bret gold pens were msde by hand
In 1810 In the city of New York.
Time, tide and soda water wait for
.o man.
Where there's  a  will   there  is    always a lot of lawyers In the way.
Deafness Cannot Be Cured
by local applies!loan, as they cannot reach ths
(liHs'iusnl portion of the ear. There Is only ons
way to cure Us afnesw, and that la by constitutional remedies Os-afneas In caum-il by an In-
flisme<l«oii(Utlon cf tha mucous lining of tha
Eustachian tabs*. When thla tulse nctis Inflamed you have a rumbling sound or Imperfect
hearing, and when It Ih entlrelv closo.i ili-afnesa
la the resnlt, and unlaw ilie inflamuiiitlon can
ba taken out and this tube reatoresl to Its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed for-
ever) nlnei'asoi out of ten are ojiused by car
l.'irrh, which la nothing hut an Inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces.
Wa will jive One Hundred Dollisra for any
case of rieafnesi ten used l>y catarrh) that can
not be cured hy Hall's Uatarrh Cure.   Bend for
elrculara, free. _,
F. J  CHENEY Is CO., Toledo, 0.
Bold by Druggists, thu
Halls iamilj ?lll» are Iho beat.
Variety may be tbe    spico    of life,
but most men prefer c'ovcr«
™ Always put off till tomorrow   tho
revenge you could accomplish today.
Ask for Minard's and take bo other.
Never put off till tomorrow the
creditor you can put off for thirty
HMD'S L1HIEIT is ise. t>7 Physicians.
The Individual wbo bates mankind
in general Is a close student of bis
own nature.
Mr. T. S.   Forrester of the Fortune Block Interviewed by
a Free Press Reporter.
Dr.       Sanche's       "Oxydonor'
Scores anothes Victory
Over Disease.
Hearing that Mr. T. 8. Forrester,
of this city, a resident of tho Fortune I il ink, had recently mado a marvellous recovery to health after years
of sufl ,"ing, during which time he
had endured tortures and had several times been given up by medical
men as being beyond hope, a Fiee
Press representative called upon him
to obtain particulars of the case
Which had bullied medical skill.
"The troublo from which I was
n'llering," said Mr. Forrester, ''was
Lie result of a gunshot wound which
I received during thc American civil
war. Tho bullet entered my leg. This
caused an aneurism to form in the
(V i in, und also caused a swelling for
In lust eight years, and about two
years ago I had a severe attack of
grip, and also had a heart trouble
known as mitral regurgitation, caused through an imperfect valve, tho
result of a strain received in wrestling. I bad a severe cough after i ie
attack of grip, and the strain of
that seemed to break up the competition and caused dilatation of the
heart, which is considered incurable.
All treatment for 'it is merely palliative and there has never been a case
k own where compensation once
broken down has been taken up
again. One of the concomitants of
dilatation is dropsy, and dropsy set
in with me very badly. My boc*y
was swollen so badly that I coula
not get into a suit of clothes. In
fact I could not find a suit large
enough in the city. I was tapped for
dropsy, and lhe accumulation of fluid
was so rapid that it was thought I
would have to be tapped again ten
dnys later. I felt very uncomfortable, but did not get tapped, but
found there was no water in tlie cavity, but an effusion under the skin.
Then my leg broke out, and I sat
with my foot in a wash basin l ir
five months with the fluid dripping
out, and it ran so rapidly that my
wife bad to empty the basin twice a
day. The dropsicil condition was
alleviated, and then ulceration set
in ami my leg was swollen and ulcerated i oni the toes to the knees
and the calf of my ls*g measured 27
Inches round. One nicer was fully
an inch deep. Nobody expected me
to get better. Nothing seemed to
be: Mit the leg, but after a time it
siart«*d to heal a little, and I went
out to work, but soon came back.
In 18!>9, two local physicians gave
me one month to live. Subsequently
Dr. Ilevine told me I had not three
weeks on earth, anc* again later on
he said one evening that I would
not see daylight. I realized myself
t.m* I was pretty low at the time.
I could not lie down for over a
vi;", nor sit in an arm chair, but
sat ansl slept tn a straight-backed
cha . with my head resting on the
trbls*. I also went to the hospital,
but came back home shortly afti*r,
but wns always afraid to lie in bed.
About two months ago a friend of
mine called in and was tcll'ng me
ubout Oxydonor, and told me of a
case which it had benefited. A ." w
days later ho brought one over and
from the time 1 put it on the leg
cnmnienci'd to look as if it were healing It is now healing very rapidly,
and is greatly Improved. My gs-neral
condition and appetite is good, nnd
all this has taken place since I commenced putting on the Oxydonor. I
suffered fearful tortures with my leg.
The Irritation was intense, nud one
night I felt like cutting it i-ff, nmi
would have done so bail 1 i bought. I
coulsl have lasted until l could have
bad the stump dressed, ns the pain
would have ben ls*ss than that I
was lbs*n suffering. I consider it in-
crs'dible tbat a man could sutler as T
have done and live through it, but 1
have a wonderful vitality and power
of resistance. I consider that my n>-
covery was a miracle and was the
direct work of Ood in answer to
prayer, but think that, the Oxydonor
was the instrument of His grace."
Mr. Forrester is a highly competent watchmaker and Jeweler, ansl is
well known to the jewelry trad3 of
this city. He is a native of Iouis-
iana but has lived most of his life
in Atlanta, Georgia, until 1898.when
ho came to the Northwest. He is a
veteran of the civil war, having
fought on the Confederate sisle, and
bas studied mi*dicine and graduated
ns a physician, Tho Free l'ross representative who interviews'd him
fniiiisl him heartily thankful for his
recovery, nnd ho now has hopes of
being once again fully restored to
bis former vigor and strength of
Mr. W. T. Oibbins, (.rain Exchange
Wlnri'ieg, is representing Dr. Sanche
in the Rale of Oxydonor.
"Anythlrg new or fresh this morning?" a reporter asked in the po'.lce
"Yes,"  Faid  the sergeant.
■ tVhat is it. '*"' asked tho reporter,
whipping out his note book.
"That paint you aro leaning
A year ago there was a shipwreck
at St. Margaret's bay, England, and
the life lino brought sailor after
sailor to shore, amid tho cheers of
the resuers. At last only the captain remained on board. The line
was ready, tho signal was given, and
tho answering jerk did not come.
Again and again, for a quarter of an
limn, the question passed along thc
rope without reply. At last when
hope was nearly dead, the signal
came, and the captain was hauled
dripping ashore Ho picked himsolf
up, drew a small, wet, quivering dag
from his breast pocket, and set it
tenderly down. Then he looked
round and said, in simple apology :
"I couldn't line thc little brute anywhere.
A Perfect Liquid Dentifrice for ths
Teeth •«« Breath
Tooth Powder
Both forms of Rozodont at tho Stores or«
lli_UjKlcs),*i->o.cach; LargeSlzcs, together, 1
MALI. * RUOMki New York
IV. Snow A Co., Syracuse, N. Y., write:
Please send us t. n gro*» of pills. We are
selling more of Parmelee's Plllss than any
other pill we keep. They havo a great reputation for the cure of Dyspepsia and Liver
Complaint." Mr. Charles A. Smith, Lind-
t'iy, writes: "Parmelee's Pills are an excellent medicine. My sinter has been troubled
with severe headache, but these pill- nave
cured her."
"Well begun is half done," says the
proverb, but you can't convince the
professional well digger that such is
tbe case.
The great lung henler is found In that excellent mcdismie hold as Bickles' Anti-Con-
aumptivu Syrup. It KOuthes and diminishes
the Hou-iliility of the membrano of the
throat nnd air puswi.-e-s, and is a sovereign
remedy for a'l coughs, colds, bonrrenes*],
pain or sor.*neso in tlie chest, bronchitis, etc.
lt bus cured many wben supposed to be far
advanced in cx-n.umption.
Yan Kajdas, of Krzeszoniee, in Do-
b *mia, committed suicide by placing
a dynamite cartridge in his mouth
and exploding it by jumping Net
onlv his head, but also the v.!.ole
of his body, was blown to piec*
Mr.T. J. Humes, Columbus, Ohio, writes:
"lhuvo been afflicted for some tini" with
Kidney nnd Liver Complaints, and find Pmi-
meleeBPilla tho best medicine for these diseases. Th: se pills do not cause pain or
griping, and i-lu.uld be u-e l when a onthartia
is required. They are Gelatine Coated, and
rolleo in the Hour of Licorice to preserve
their purity, und give them a pleasant, agreo-
■ble taste.
A London paper says that half a
dozen men of education and position
there were recently discussing the
comparative cost of royal and republican institutions, WJ en someone suggested Switzerland us a moJel of
economy. Not one man of the lot
could recall the name of the Swiss
prs'stdent. Tho inquiry was extended
until 20 men had been consulted, in-
c'ndiiig a cabinet minister, a ps.*cr
and thrsxi members of parliament,but
all were ignorant. Whitaker's almanac finally informed them that
Wulther Hauser is the man.
THK nOKSH-noblost of the brute
creation—when suffering from a out,
abrasion, or gore derives as much benefit
as Its matter in a like predicament, trom
the healing, soothing action of DH.
uess, swelling ot the neok, stiffness of the
joints, throat and lungs, are relieved by
A peculiar affliction has affected tbe
ousnnds cf Virginia crows tbat,
., ake their home at Arlington, and
which Dy over Washington every
morning on their way to tho feeding
grounds on tbe banks of the Potomac. An eye disease bas broken out
among the birds and blinded hun-
di'esls of them. They are unable to
search for food and are starving tss
death ln large numbers. At tbe famous crow rookeries over at Arling
ton. tlie poor feathered things are
dying by the hundreds. The discsise
resembles the common cataract .which
often attacks the hum>ui eye. A
number of birds were foimsl to have
a skinlike covering over tho pupil.
Nations,  like individuals,  are powerful   In   ths  ds-grs*  tbat  tbey     csun-
maml  the sympathies of their neigh
It is surprising how quickly horses
li'iirn tbe bugle calls. Once, during a
terrible night storm in camp, our
horses were sslsed with sus*h terror
that those of nearly every buttery
brs ke loose and Scattered about. The
next, morning there was a wild rush
among the artillerymen to capture
the horses. But the horses refused to
be caught. An ollics*r ordered a. bugler to give tho fs*sd call, and the
horses from every direction came
dashing in, and the rush was so
great that it was with difficulty the
men could get out of the way of the
ou r  " horses."-From 'Horses in War.'
Master—John, tho new pair of
horses arc well matched, aren't
they ?"
Coachman.—"M-yes, they're well
matched sir. One's willin' to work,
anl t'other's willin' to let him."
The male mosquitoes do not bite,
but live on the juices of 'lowers and
Only three Weeks are requirsd to
develop a perfect mosquito from the
In the pupa state the Hessian fly
can scarcely be distinguished from a
Many of the wrinkles on a woman's
face come from trying to smile when
she doesn't feel like lt and much of
tho red on a man's nose Is from taking a "smile" too often when he
ought not to feel like it.
Fanny Happening*  Overhear* by •
Brooklyn Scribe,
"I ni.;;ht have been gliding around on
one of those things and taking lota of
comfort but for the kodak man," aald
the fat man as be dodged a bicycle at
tlie corner of Court nnd State streets.
"What had tho kodak man to do with
"Ho took a snap shot at me In my
bicycle suit and sent me a proof. That
Ecttled it with me."
"You thought—thought"—
"I didn't think, sir. I simply knew
that the public wouldn't stand any novelty of the sort, aud so I got out of my
"If they'd all do business that way,"
snid the man in charge of the long distance telephone as a young man laid
down the fee and went out, "thla
wouldn't be a bad job to hang on to, but
he is an exception."
"In what respect?"
"Why, he called up Bensonhurst, asked a girl to marry him, got the marble
heart nud went out without a kick. Some
fellows would have laid around here for
nn hour nfter to shake themselves together aud theu make a big row at having to pay regular rates."
"It was this way," explained the Suffolk s?ounty farmer to a Brooklyn policeman. "I was on a street car. So
was another feller. Bimeby be says te
" 'Hey. old man, what time is It?
" 'Imuno,' says I.
"'Why not?' sn.vs he.
" ' 'Cause my watch aiu't coin.'
" T*ut I'm sure it is.'
" 'But I kuow it ain't.'
"Then ho got off the car, and I looked
for my watch to see if she was goin.
She was. She was ^*oin off with that feller."—Brooklyn Citizen.
Tho guava tree bears fruit more
more months in the yeur than any
oths*r semi-tropical fruit.
Tbe devil's master-piere is a drunkard's home.
iLL-WOOLIICA ROiprt} iS?3S^J»8
estiil.llshtd. 10yiar» trloL A home Industry
Encourage It. 1IF:\VARK of American Pn|H'i
Feltlnc, which cracks In oar clluiatu. For uud
pics uu l test imouiiisis Rp.s.y to
VV. G. FONSECA, iSo'n Arent.)
664 Slain (street, 11 lXMl'EO
littler ssfMsirrlagc Llcvusc*
Supplies fi,r all mokes of sewing mnchinsM I
-IS Portage aye. S.WIHO MACHINE CO. I
Brass Band
In'itr-assH'UtK. Drama, Culformt, Bte.
I.s.w sst )sm. ■> ,!v.*i qa.ii**-. Fine cetalofiM
..'Ou 111 jstristlons i.-mistil free. Write as for any*
thin* tu Musle or MuiL'Stl IiustriiinanW.
Whaley Eoyce & Co., Tor*J?utih5i; vL
A.O-_=*"t*TTS      •W_-*V*f*-*TTE*D.
Wo are In need of a few tellable latent*
throughout the country to handle ssur
gasoline lamps and supplies.
(iuud profit ii: d quick  sssles.    tot purlieu.
ins eddreaa
818   "Slisiss St., VI, ls,ssi|is*K.
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THE imitL. StOOAS^B. C. MAY 31. 1WW.
.•C. E. Smitheuinoali:, Editor and Prop
SLOCAN,      -      -       -       -      B. C.
Legal Advertising 10 cents a lino for
„the first insertion und 5 cents a lino each
.subsequent insertion.
Certificates of Improvement, $7 each.
Transient advertisements at-wine ruti's
as Isig&ladva.tislng.
Locals will be charged 10 conts a lino
for oacli insertion.
Commercial Kates made known upon
The Subscription is $2 per year, strictly in advance; ("2.50 a year if not so paid.
Address all letters to—
Slocan, B. C.
FRIDAY, MAY 31m, 1901.
A pencil mnrk in the spues;
■opposite will bo an i fid ion•
.tiontoyou thnt ye editor
-considers there is something
coming to him on your subscription. Kindly acknowledge   in cash and oblige.
The Arlington takes tho lead as the
.chief shipper of the district and distributes 8*20,000 to Its stockholders—
not a bad record for ono week for the
.youngest camp m the .Slocan.
Slocnn has decided-Ho celebrate the
; incorporation of thetown as a city on
Dominion day.   This intimation will
kindly be accepted by tbo people of
,-tho upper camp, who may expect a
good time.
It is given out that the new Canadian mint, to be established at Ottawa, will turn out $2.50, $5 and $10
gold coins, and also British sovcr
.Aigns and half sovereigns.    Silver
and copper money will be coined in
addition;"and all metals used will be
of Cnnn'tijtaiY.'production.   British ex
ports will' be brought out to operate
;the mint.
It is cheerful to note the steady resumption of operations on various
properties in the camp. The Evening Star has started up after two
years' idleness, and the Phoenix has
again pat a force at work. The Kilo
and Speculator will enlarge their
scope of operations and the Hampton
and Two Friends will soon be the
scenes of activity. These are indi
cations of thc confidence felt in tho
camp, and there is no section of the
division that is not receiving attention. Other developments are in
contemplation and the summer bids
fair to bo thc best yet experienced.
A baseball club is being organized
in town. »
Tiie Slocan carried 583 passengers
on Victoria day.
Mrs. W. L. Jeffrey died at New
Denver on Tuesday.
Charley Martin, another old-timer,
has returned from Arizona.
W. Andrews' household effects
havo been forwarded to Vernon.
W. E Boio will spend the next
feW months in the Kaslo district.
George Lovatt has boon elected
mayor of Sandon by acclamation
Jackson Radcliff has purchased the
buildings and lot opposite the gaol.
Carpenter creek is doing much
damage at Sandon and New Denver.
Douglas Darg, Wm. Yates and E.
Jack, of Silverton, ha ye gone to
Cape Nome.
A Salvation lass was here Tuesday
and Wednesday soliciting aid for
Army work.
Dan Macpberson came np from
Nelson on the 24th, on a visit to Mr.
and Mrs. D. A. Ross
Nelson has another case of smallpox, the patient having brought the
disease from Winnipeg.
A government examination of
boiler inspectors will take place at
New Westminster shortly.
The snow has gone off at a marvelous rate this week, as a result of
the i (tensely hot we.ther.
Service will be held in St. Paul's
churci next Sundav. morning and
evening.   C. Arthur Mount, vicar.
D. O. Lewis, C.P.R engineer, was
up from Nelson yesterday, to see how
the high water was affecting things.
Hill Bros.' tug came down from the
head of tne lake Tuesday evening
with a scowload of lumber for local
George Long and Nat Tucker, the
owners of the Lily B, came down
from New Denver Tuesday to inspect
their property.
The local hotels are making applications for licenses to the cominis
siooe-sof the riding, who meet at
New Denver on June 15th.
W, T. Shatford and wife arrived
in from Vernon on Friday evening.
They have taken the Payne cottage,
West Slocan, for the summer.
Thc lake has risen steadily alj
week, being level now with the
planking on the main part of the C.
P.R. wharf. The water is over seven
feet above tho low mark and the lake
is full of driftwood.
All Union men and sympathizers
with organized Labor aro requested
to stay away from Northport, where
trouble is on at the smelting works.
A serious accident befel two picnic
parties Sunday--thev each had a
bottle of beer carried away by the
stream, in which it had been placed
to cool.
Alf Barber was brought down from
thc Arlington sawmill on Tuesday
evening, having been injured by a
falling stump. His injuries were not
Take, a look at Woodcock's granite
and tinware. Over a ton received
this week, including adult and infant
bathtubs, Hour boxes, bread boxes,
water coolers, measures, etc. Largest
and best line of goods ever opened in
A Vancouver paper started the
yarn that R. F. Green was retiring
from politic3 and that Premier Duns- j
muir had given him thc billet of gov- j
ernment agent ofthe Slocan riding'
in exchange for his support of the'
.government during the late session I
Without waiting to inquire into the
truth of the yarn, the Nanaimo
Herald makes itself ridiculous by
jumping on Mr. Green's neck and
' reading him a lecture as to what ids
duties should have been as a representative of Labor. Thc erring coast
papers by this time must feel like
kicking themselves for their mistake.
Mr. Green is still M. L. A. for the
Slocan and ho is not hankering after
civil service jobs. In and out of the
legislature he has proven a consistent
supporter of the party that elected
him and a painstaking representative
of the entire constituency. If any
change is in contemplation for Bob, it
.will be in the form of a Cabinet posi
tion, which his constituents believe
he is fully capable of filling.
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To >I. B, Merritf) or to anv person or
persons to whom he may have traii*--
ierrcsl his one-iiftti interest in the Nix
Fractional mineral claim, situated ut
the bead of the lust south fork nf Ten
Mile Greek, Slocan City mining division.
You arc hereby notified that we have
expended the .urn of two hundred and
five dollars in labor and improvements
upon the above mentioned mineral
claim, in order to hold saisl mineral
claim under tho provis ons of the Mineral /Let, and if within !J0 slays from tlie
date of this notico you fail or refuse to
contribute your proportion of such expenditure, together with all costs of asl-
vertiting, your interest in said claim
will become the property of the eub-
siribeis, under Bection four of an act entitled "An Act to amend the Mineral
Act, 1900."
Dated this 30th day of Aprils 1001.
3-5   P. NOLAN,      .1. KADCLIFF.
Gwiilim & Johnson,
Slocan, B. C
Provincial Land Surveyor & Mining
SLOGAN, - - B. C.
A new era has dawned upon the
camp, in that the stage lias been
reached where profits begin to come
in after a long period of heavy expenditure. Daring thc week the an
nouncement has been authoritatively
.made that a distribution of $20,000 in
profits to the stockholders had been
'decided on by the directors of the
Arlington. Practically tlio favorable
situation of the property is the result
of but one year's development,during
which time sufficient oro has been
taken out and shipped to repay tlie
.-•$125,000 expended in opening thc
Mine, while the capabilities of the
niinoare greatly improved. The Arlington payment will give the camp
world-wide advertisement and will
draw attention to the mineral resources of the division better and
more direct than anything else could
do. It tells to investors that mining
pays and pays well, and that the
local division offers inducements
which should not be overlooked.
^Prosp""1'*' "o:i!('H quickly to a camp
irhen licoriiiiij
the ■ Pore the dry ore In
sts-uisi itoii.T Inipaetor-ss' Bxumlostlon.
APPLICATIONS for s'xnniinatinn f.sr Klpiim
j» Boiler Inspector! will l«. reoalyinJ bv the
Chiof Inspi-ctiir nf Steam Boilerss, New Ws*nt-
ininstiT. II.s".. iiji l« Jims' 1'ltli. 1901. Aiiplicitnts
rmutbe b*rtw-*n tin. is^rs nf 23 and SI yen tn,
liny most linvoliasl a*, leastfivnvmm' prn-ticai
work-hop experlenee as machinists nr boiler
makers, and most also have is thoroncli under-
it-sndlnt ni steam niciiiMruur.
Form* of particulars ma? im obtained, on n>>
guest of Intending applicants, frss.n the Chief
liii-ooeinrsif Sti-ain DoIIims. NYw V.'s^iminster,
III .. mui moat lis. properly ltlh.,1 in and returned io Mm sin nr belore llu- above-mentioned
The canUlltatos lelected for examination will
then Is., notified as to date and place of examination.
The salary will he **1IK) per m-.niii.
W. ('. Wlil.lA
Chief Coinmusioner of Lands & Work*.
Laudi and Works Driiartnieiit.
Victoria, B.C., Sad Ma-*, ion.
Liquor License Act, 1900.
*piIK   following    np] ■lie.'ilissnn     hnve     been
received  for Betatl   Liquor   Licenses,
and will his considered  by the Hoard of Li-
tamu Commissioner*, f,„  t_» Bloedn Lioea e
District, al the Court 11 sins.., Now Denver, on
Saturday, tho lr.tli day of June, 1SQJ, at Ten
o'clock a.m.:—
Getting A Bender ton, sloean.
W. A. Alexander,
Teelers A- Hiitner. "
Jell Ilnty, >•
Alex. Stewart, "
H. A. Hicl-H,
David Shan, "
Martin Lavell, ••
H. o. Keofor, Lemon rr.-s.|<.
A. ('. Ulan, Vevey.
L00J  I  Rot-woo,
6, \. '■;   '
Alex. Rogers,
Tonsorial Artist.
The Leading? Parlors: .
The Muroutt Branch
oftite W.C.T.U., Slocan,
Meets ths second Thursday in each month
at 3 p.m. Next meeting in tho Pivs-
byterian church.   All meetings open
to those wishing tJ join.
Miss. W..J.A>!*bni.,vs,   JIks.M.U.McKei*
Cor. Secretary,
No. 62, W. F. of n.
Meets every Wednesday evening
in the Union Hall. Slocan City, ut
7.30 p.m. Visiting brethren cordially
invited to attend.
l''ii:.'i!H'i.il Secretary
New Carpets
and Oilcloths..
Just Arrived.
Furniture, Crockery, Glassware, etc., etc.
Mines,   Real Estate, Insurance, Accountant.
Abstracts    of   Titles  Furnished.
Slocan,       -      -     B. C.
We have just received a
large shipment of
from D. M. Ferry's celebrated Seed House. We sell at
Eastern Prices.
J. L. WHITE 6c Co.
We have moved into our
handsome new store, on
cor. Baker and Stanley
Streets.   Call on us.
Repairing a specialty and all work
forwarded will be (.naranteod, and
mail orders promptly attended to.
All Union workmen employed, thus
ensuring skilled attention.
Pioneer Livery
and Feed Stables,
Sloean, B. C.
General Packing and Forwarding attended to at thc
shortest Notice.
Saddle and Pack Horses for
hire at reasonable rates.
If nm.
Climax 11 nil Mislsiu !M literal Clnlisss.
Situate in,the Slocan Clty'-rllnirig Division of West Kootenay District.
Where locatsd: About one mile
rust of Slocan Lake, adjoin Ing tho
Peerless Mineral Claim.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Frederick S.
Clements, as agent for Charles B. Miller,
Free Miner's Certilicate No. B86606,
and James II. Wallace, Free Miner's
Certificate No B86808,inteto.dj sixty slays
from the slate hereof,tn apply to the Mining Uecorder (or Certilicate- of Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining
Crown Grants of the above claims.
And further tnke notice that notion,
under .•>", must be commenced before the
issuance of such Certificates of Improvement.
Dated this -Oth day of March, 1901.
29-3-01 P. S.CLEMENTS
Corker >'o. ~ .Mis.unsl Claim.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Pi-
vision of West Kootenay District.
Where located:—-On the first north
fork of Lemon creek, adjoining the
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. M. McGregor, RCttng as agent for Joseph Davis,
free miner's certilicate B35889, and Wm.
Intend, sixty slays from the dale hereof,
to applv to the Mining Recorder for a
ceitilicate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the
above claim.
And further take notico that action,
Under section !!", must be commenced
before tlie issuance of such certilicate of
Daied this 18th day of Mnv, 1901.
24-6-OL J. M. McGREGOR.
If yon linve n inins* nr proapeot fnr sals', smiil si.s u full report, .villi suiiuiles ot
ure, itatinc price and terms,
Dur fiis'ilitis's for placing ii pi'iiiierty iisili'kly iiri unnscolloil.
Wo make « BpeuaU*' nf tree milling (bid iiriipcrtlun. •
Correspondeuco Bojfclted,   Addressi
I, K-W-C ni.su k, Nolrson, 1!- C ANPRKW F, liOSENnEROKR, Manaser.
are arriving regularly and are the
best to be obtained. Our Confectionery has a reputation second to none.
Sob; agent for celebrated Brantiord Bicycle.
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.
.Slus ,sss s.,,1, Mineral O-ulin.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of the West Kootenay District'.
Where locatsvl:—Four miles from
BI can City.
TAKE NOTICF. that I. William A
Bauer, noting as the authorized agent of
.bitr.ss l) I'.vnie, free miner's certificate
No. H44971* Bolis Svonceski,free miner's
certilicate No. B3033; and John Wafer,
free miner'*certificate No.lVtS'.'I'rJ.iiiteiiil,
sixly ilavs from the date hereof, to apply
t the Mining Recorder Ior a certificate
of improvements, for lhe purpose of ois-
tnining a Crown yrant oi tin! above
And further take notice that action,
under section S7, must he commenced
l)Cfore tin* issuance of such certificate of
Dated this Slat .lav of Mnv, 1901,
31-5-01     WILLIAM A. HAUEB, V L.S
No More
Have installed a new machine
for manufacturlnt* Stovepipes
and Alrpipes. They go together
like ji ehiirni. Patronize home
industry and have an unruffled
H. J.
Reduced Rates
May 31st, June 8th.
to Buffalo:
June 4,18 ;
July 2,16;
August 6,20.
** Imperial  Limited''
JUNE 10.
For time-tables, rates, nnd full informal ion call mi or address nearest
local ap-ent, or—
Ar-c-nt, Blocan City
I " '   .■;.       K.J
'i '' '■ V. A.,
Just Arrived
Half a carload of Steel
Ranges and Heating
Stoves. Call and see
our display before purchasing elsewhere.
- Opi
•42--'^      MAIN STKI.KT,
Dealers in General Hardware,
Agents for Crow's Nest Domestic
and  Blacksmith  Coal.
__L_'' '"'' " ""'" ' '      '" ' .- _    ^■•,
Do You
ant a Home 1
Then come to Slocan, for it is
one of the fairest spots on this
earth of ours. Lsvelness,
Boom, Scenery, Health, Fishing, Z$unting,Roads, Railway
Steamboats, Churohes, School
Hospital, Public Halls and
Enterprising Citizens are some
ofthe advantages enjoyed by
this Town, backed up by Unsurpassed and Proven Mineral
Resources. Nature and Man
hath decreed that
Slocan is
the Town
Come and be convinced that this tale is
no mere idle dream, but a stern reality.
You Can Make
A  Striking  Effect!
Hy wsaring a perfect fitting f-Uiit,
cut in the lats.'Ht stylo und «ls*|*,milly
trimmed. ISucli can be pui'i-liuauil
A. TWlil. ttis* Mii'er's Tailor,
per annum,


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