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VOL. IL, No. 31.
SLOCAN,   B.   C,   NOVEMBER   1,   1901.
12.00 PER ANNUM.
The Winter is at Hand
It promises to be a severe one. In order
to be comfortable, you will want a COAL
; STOVE. We can supply you with any
Variety, Size or Style; and will guarantee
Satisfaction. We have trimmings, too.
Prices are reasonable.
Hardware Merchants.
J. D. KING -CCS BOOTS have just arrived in fall styles.
They are the very best made end turned out by Union labor.
See them and you will buy tbem.
C B, RUTAN ft CO.'S HATS are also Union made aud are
tbe best obtainable and you can buy them from us.
If you are looking for a Union-made article,
remember the one store to get it is at
W. T. Shatford 6c Co* General Merchants,
Slocan, Vernon, Fairview, and Camp McKinnev, B. C
A. YORK *_ 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.
Offers up-to-date accommodation for the
Public.     It is the home of Travelling,
Commercial, and Mining Men.
QETHINQ & HENDERSON, - Proprietors.
Slocan, B. C, is under the
Ui antl Penal huput of Jeff Baty,
Who is ever ready to make life pleasant for those
who tarry within a while with him.	
It reached by any trail or road
that runs into the Town.
Do not go past its door when
you are dry, weary or hungry.
.■_..        —
Anyone wanting a good suit of tailor-made clothes, or
an overcoat, made by Union Labor, can leave their
order at my sample room for goods manufactured by
D. O. DOUGLAS & CO., Toronto.
The Union Label is on Every Garment.
I have on hand snaps in unclaimed customs goods;
also cheap readv-made suits, good Macklnaws ami
rain coats. Agent for the STANDARD GRAND
FAMILY SEWING MACHINES, two-in-one system,
lock and chain stitch rotary.
Main Street, Slocan. JOHN BULL
Total Value of Lands and Improvements
In th. City Placed at •175,848—Sidewalk Committee Reports Progress—
Cemetery Too Close to Town.
Mayor York, Aid. Worden, Smith,
Nichol and Bradshaw were present
at the regular meeting of the city
council cm Mondav evening.
An account for $15 was presented
by D. D. Robertson for the burial of
the late Edward Brown. The government had refused to do anything
with the account, so the mayor said
it remained for the city to pay it.
Referred to the finance committee.
The sidewalk committee reported
that the lumber had been ordered
for the new walks and the work
wonld begin at once. Tools could be
borrowed from the government agent
for the time being.
Fred C rlisle and about-80 others
petitioned to have the tax on wash-
houses abolished, as it wns working
a hardship on two poor women, and
asking to have outside laundries doing business here taxed instead.
Mayor York stated the council in
passing the license bylaw bad no intention of working a hardship on
anyone, but the city must hare laws.
It was necessary to protect the city
against thc invasion of Asiatic wash-
houses. In this the aldermen concurred, and outside laundries doing
business here will have to pay a
license. Matter left over for one week
for further information.
The clerk returned his assessment
roll complete, showing the land val
ues to be $110,093, improvement!-'
$59,750, making a total of $175,848.
The result of the assessment surprised and gratilied the aldermen. The
mayor was a believer in full valuation of property and a low tax rate.
J. M. McGregor submitted an offer
of $5 for establishing a grade for
Main street. Offer accepted, on motion of Aid. Bradshaw and Worden.
Uugarding the cemetery question,
Mayor York said lie had been at Nelson and interviewed Frank Fletcher.
The latter thought the cemetery was
too close to the city and thought land
should be chosen farther out. He was
quite willing, however, to donate a
plot of land, any place, at the choice
of the city.
With regard to thecxtonsion of the
Brandon waterworks, Mr. Fletcher
saw no danger in granting the privilege, as the city could protect itsel f
by agreement with the parties desiring water. The city would obtain
possession of the pipes when a proper
civic system is installed. Mayor
York advised the question again being laid over a week, so as to notify
the parties interested.
The clerk was authorized, on motion of Aid. Worden and Nichol, to
insert a notice in The Drill relative
to applications to go on the voters'
list. All intending voters must have
their applications in by Nov. 7.
Council adjourned.
Following is a pretty accurate list
ofthe properties working in the local
camp, with their respective forces.
The chances are that the number of
men employed will be increased this
winter rather than diminished:
Enterprise concentrator
Fourth of July
Lily B
Hond holder
Iron Ilorsc (just starting)
Morning Star
After meeting all expenses, the committee has a small balance to the
good, as additional rewaid for their
Successful Outcome of the First Shooting
The Slocan Rifle Association held
its first annual meet on Oct 25 and
26, and the affair was eminently successful. The weather was fine, the
attendance large, and the interest
evinced in the several competitions of
the keenest. Following were the
Merchants'   Match—Standing,    200
yards, 7 rounds:
W. S. Johnson, pair
boots, $5; cash $4      $9 26
F. Dick, cuff links,
$2; cash $3
J. Bean
Ed Haley
R. MeFarlane
J. Craig
H. J. Robertson
J. Wafer
T. McNeish
H. D. Curtis
the Enterprise, Oliver Wetliered.one
of the principal shareholders, said:
"Everything gives me the greatest
satisfaction. Fowler's (engineer)
opinion is that the mine never looked
as well as present. Hope to start
concentration works and compressor
in about 20 davs."
Value ofthe Lands and Improvements In
Appended is a detailed statement
ofthe value of the lands and improvements in the several blocks of
the city under the first assessment.
Under government valuation the
combined figures stood at about $110, -
000, while the council's figures raise
the total to $175,848:
Licensed Victuallers' Match—200 yds
kneeling, 7 rounds:
Geo.  Nichol,  quart
bot.champagne, $5
cash $4 9 29
P. Bruin, box cigars.
$3.50; cash $3
Thos. Lake,   liottle
R MeFarlane
J. Bean
D. Arnot
AV. S. Johnson
W. Hicks
F. Dick
John Craig
Victoria Cross Match—200
rounds in 1 minute
T. McNeish, a 2.1-1 b
ham,$4- cash $4
D. McVannel, sub to
Drill, $2; cash $3
II. D. Curtis
yards, 7
ll. J. Robertson
J. York
i'eorgc Nichol
E, Haley
W. li. George
II. Fife
J. Wafer
Corporation Match-200, 500 and 600
R. MeFarlane,  cup,
$50; cash $5
Thos. Lake, Queen
heater, $5; cash $3
D Nichol.telt hat,$3;
cash $2
P. Swan,suit underwear, $S; cash $2
Geo. Nichol
J. Rogers
J. Wafer
H. Fife
J. Bean
P. Dick
Special prizes for best score at
of above ranges:
200 yards, D. Nichol
steel pick 2
500 yards, R.McFar-
lane, stationery 2
GOO yards, G. Nichol
box cigars 4 2,
Grand Aggregate—Score in the Mei
ctiants' and Corporation matches:
R. McFarland, cup
T. Lake,pair brushes
D  Nichol, tonsorial
P. Swan
J. Wafer
Geo. Nichol
W. S. Johnson
Frank Dick
Joe Bean
J. lingers
J. Clarke won tho
Ixioliy cup pre
$ 5026
t 8450
3 shacks on C.P.K. land
|J 16,093
Total assessed value, $175,848.
Total, ,   259
Added to this are thc men working
on smaller properties, those at Koch's
sawmill, the Arlington sawmill, and
the various teamsters, packers, etc.,
which will swell the total number to
easily 300.
iTo. O. F. Mall.
The fifth annual ball of the I.O.O.
F, given in tlio Music Hall, Friday
evening, was a complete success, and
gave every satisfaction. The attendance was larger than last year's effort and the enjoyment more pronounced, so that lhe members of the
committee may well congratulate
themselves. Lunch was served at
the Slocan Hotel audit was excellent,
47 couples partaking of the good
things provided by Mine Host Baty,
sentcd by F. Dickinson with a score
of 26.
Consolation Match—300 yards, seven
J. McVicar, rockinK
chair,«_.50;caBh.'l       5.50 19
S.  Clement,  Bub to
DRILL, $2; cash $2        4 19
J. Pinchbeck, Iivery
ticket, $2; cash $2 4 17
J. Anderson, box of
cartridges,  $1.25;
cash $2 3,25        16
W. D. McGregor 2 15
S. Boydl 1 12
J, Law  J 1 12
Alf Hull 1 11
J. Clarke 1 10
A. Swcezy 1 10
L Bentley 1 4
I. Longheed 1 2
Special for best score at above range:
Ed Haley, pipe 3 27
An extra series followed, but lack
of space forbids the publication of the
Tho executive committee wish lo
express their thanks to the donors in
tlio various uveitis, and to all others
who contributed to the success of tlie
Ssii..il.sl Wills Ksst.rprl...
In speaking of Iiis recent visit to
I.O.O.I . Resolutions.
At the regular meeting of Slocan
Lodge No. 40, I.O.O.F., held on the
21th ult., the following resolutions
were adopted: "Whereas, thc ranks
of our beloved Order have once more
been invaded by thc grim reaper,
Death, Hnd removed from our midst
our beloved brother, Win, Kerr:
therefore, be it resolved, that we
mourn tlio untimely taking off of our
brother, and that wc sympathize
with the friends and relatives, wherever they may be, in their bereavement; and be it further resolved,that
a copy of these resolutions be given
tl.o local paper, and spread upon the
minutes of this meeting."
"Resolved that we, the members of
this lodge, in regular meeting assembled, do hereby extend to the Slocnn
City Band, the Slocan City Minors'
Union, and all others who so kiudl.v
assisted in the funeral services of our
late brother, Win. Kerr, and furnished wreathe, etc., our most cordial
thanks; and, lie it further resolved,
that a copy of these resolutions be
furnished the local paper, and spread
upon the minutes of this meeting."
Iruss Hurst. Contracts.
The several contracts for the various improvements at the Iron Horse,
Ten Mile, have been awarded. D.
McCuaig will erect the bunkhouse.
It Is to be 42x22 feet, one story, and
with a kitchen 12x22. all being constructed of logs. The shafthouse will
be a frame affair 24x60 feet, and is
to lie erected by I). J. McNally, who
had a contract on the Enterprise concentrator. Mr. McNally will also install the hoisting machinery. Cluis.
McNicholl, of Silverton, will construct
the road to connect the mine with the
Enterprise highway, but it is to bo
•niy 1200 feet in length. Thirty men
will be employed on the various contracts, which are to be completed by
Decenilier I.
Many Interesting squibs have been
crowded out this week.
Last Tear's Shipments Were S847 Tons—
A Healthy Evidence of the Life and
IV.alth of the Camp—Arlington th*
HlStest Shipper.
The Arlington has things its own
way this week in shipping circles,no
other property figuring. It sent out
its regular quota of 240 tons, making
a total of 4388 tons for the year to
dale. The Enterprise is holding back
preparatory to the starting of the
concentrator. Unavoidable delays
have occurred atthe mill, preventing
the commencement of operations, but
the management expect to have
things running regularly before tho
end of the month. They expect then
to make heavy shipments. It has
shipped 540 ton's this year.
Last year the exports from this division amounted to 2847 tons, made
up from 10 properties. Pol lowing ia
a list ot the shipments this year to
Arlington    240 438*
Enterprise  540
Two Friends  44
Black Prince _ 155
Bondholder _ 2fl>
Chapleau  15
Speculator  10
Phoenix  23
V&M  20
Esmeralda  t
Hampton  18
Fourth of July  7
Tamarae  5
240 6243
Bar silver hangs close to 57c.
One man is employed at the Transfer group.
The winter's snow has made its
Jos. McNaught was in again this
week and visited the Hampton.
The Arlington sawmill shut down
this week and the several teams and
men discharged.
J. K. Clark, New Denver, inspected the Lily B last week. The showing on that property is quite equal to
anything in the camp.
A trial run of the Enterprise tramway was made last week, so as to ascertain where and how much tightening of the cable was required.
A. II. Bluemenauer, mgr. of the
Hartney group, New Denver, visited
the Young Bear group, near tbe
Bondholder, a few doys ago. Ho expressed his opinion ofthe property as
being one of the best he had seen.
One assay from thc rock gave 880
oz silver, while the average value of
eight feet across was given at 124
Appended is a complete list of the various recorsls registered at the local registry ollice, II. 1*. Christie being mining
Oct 21—Eagle, Springer creek, Frank
K H, between s f Ten Mile und main
creek, I> McLacUlim.
A U, name, Ueo Avlwin.
J M, Ten Mile, J William".
22—Florence F, relocation of Charmer
J V Purviance.
It 0. divide Ten Mile and Twelve Mile
C W Harrington.
2*1 -Comet fraction, Tobin creek, Johu
25—Last Chance, divide Springer and
Twelve Mile, 1 Lough<*ed.
Oct 21—Annex fr.
24—Ohio, Mabou, Summit.
Oct 26-Fallen Leaf, Toulon, anil
Sunny Chief, all, Dan llanlon to Uaac N
Paul llnurk Married.
Paul Hauck was married at Nelson, Friday, to Miss M. Zimmerman,
of Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany, by
Rev. J. B. Morgan. The bride had
just arrived from the Fatherland and
was met at Kootenay Landing by the
groom. Mr. and Mrs. Hauok arrived
here bv Saturday's train and have
taken up their residence in theSchon*
berg cottage, In tho suburb of Brandon.        	
Notlo. to Voter*.
Intending municipal voters would
do well to take note of an advertisement in this issue. Nov, 7 is thc last
day on which tliey can get their
names on the list, so they had better
bestir themselves in the matter. Tho
quiililli'iitions are similar to those in
the general act.
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"I may be mistaken, of course, an so
may you, Pap, but mistaken or not ray
notion Is that that feller Is rich an that
he has come here from somewhar to
buy somethln."
Pap gave a contemptuous sniff and
Indulged ln a little Incredulous laugh.
"•You have said that, Jason Roberts,"
he remarked, "an mebby you have said
true words an mebby you ain't. But
If you thinks they are true words mebby you can go {udder an say wbat that
feller Is tlgurln on buyln."
"Oh. I don't know," Jason replied.
"Most anything, I reckon."
"That won't do, Jason. It won't nigh
do. You can't edge out of a box ln
tbat sort of way. Tbe fact la you ain't
no notion under tbe sun what that feller
la here for, an you mought Jest aa well
say ao."
"An you ain't no notion neither, Pap,
nu more than I have."
•Tve said what he's here for, Jason,
an I've said It boldly, an, as I remarked, the words what I bave spoke I stick
to, an Pll contlner to stick to 'em as
long aa Gab'el's got a button left on bla
coat Tbat feller Is a preacher, an
"You have said that, Pap, an thar
ain't no use In you cbawln your hash
over more than three times. But I
know tbat feller ain't no preacher,
'cause when he come up here he cussed. He cussed 81m Banks, an he cussed him out plain. He said these words,
'Damn you, you make another squeak
or try to move aaother inch, an Pll
blow your bead off.' Tbem was the
Identical words he said to 81m, for I
'leard him with my own ears, an I
guess you heard him, too. Pap."
"I did, Jason. I heard blm speak
them very words. But "what of lt?
Strictly speakln, 'damn' ain't no cues
word, an I 'low a preacher mought use
It In a case of emergency, though It
ain't Jest proper."
Jim Thorn, who bad remained silent
all this time, suddenly broke Into the
conversation by remarking wltb tbe
air of one who haa convictions and
who la positive of their correctness:
"You all have bad yonr say about
that man, an now it's time I was bavin mine. Some of you have reckoned
one thing an some of you have reckoned another, but none of you ain't
reckoned right I know what that feller Is, an I stand ready to bet a hose
on It"
"What are the word you 'lows to
speak. Jim Thorn." Pap sSaq-pson asked contemptuously, "If you knows so
much about It?"
"The word 1 'low to speak Is Jest
this. Pap Sampson, an you all will see
It are a true word If you lire Ion?
enough: Tbat man ain't nothln more
nor less than a rascal lililin out from
tbe law. That's tbe word I speak, an
If s a word I'U stand to If It kills me."
There was a moment of breathless
alienee while the people looked from
one -to another, and nobody noticed
, that one of tbe company colored and
after shooting a contemptuous glance
at Jim Thorn turned her face away.
That one person was Louise, tin* young*
and beautiful wife of Sim Banks, tinman who had fled before the advance
of a herd of cattle.
The people of Beckett's Mill were
like tho rest of humanity In Unit ths-y
were more ready to believe 111 of a fellow creature than they were to believe
good of blm. For this reason the majority of those present fell at once In
wltb Jim Thorn's Idea and proceeded
to announce their belief tbat he was
To be sure, Pap Sampson shook his
bead and thumped tbe earth with his
cane and stoutly maintained tbat he
waa correct So did Jason Roberts
contend that be was right. Those two
men had taken positions, and tliey felt
that It waa Incumbent on tbem to maintain them, and nothing short of absolute conviction would Induce them to
recede so much as a hair's breadth.
With tbe others, however, It was different
"Lord, I reckon Jim Thorn is shore
right!" Hicks said, breaking tbe pause.
tea. sir-eel Come to think of it I bad
a sort of a sneakln notion while that
feller was here that ho wa'n't Jest exactly plumb straight"
"I noticed." observed another, "that
be bad a sort of an uneasy look about
the eye, like he was skeered that be
mought be overtook an ketcbed up.
Didn't none of you una notice that?"
"Lord. I reckon I did," another replied, "an I mind most distinctly that
be didn't appear to act a bit nat'ral. It
flashed over me in a minute that thar
was somethln wrong about him some
"Shucks!" exclaimed a third. "I seed
through tbat feller tbe very minute I
clapped my eyea on blm, an I knowed
•a well aa If he'd told me thnt he was
hldln from the law. I wouldn't never
••mentioned It, tb nigh, If somebody
else hadn't a-u.nt'jnei' lt fust"
Jim Thorn Ilnteued In nil. noe to all
these men, a cold. Incredulous smile oq
hls fact and a look of contempt shining
In hia eyes. He knew that every one
of tbem was uttering a positive fulse*
hood and tbat not one of tbem bad
thought of Jim Melvln as a rascal and
ft fugitive from justice until ho bad
suggested It
"Wonder what tbat chap's beer, up td
bow," some one said after a pause.
laughed at blm he was In half a mind
to get angry, but he thought better of
lt and |r:Muneil Instead.
"Your woman 'lowed you war gwlne
to Jlne the war," Pap Sampson said,
with a smile, "but we un* reckoned you
warn't hurtln so bud as all that to
whup no battles, an It looks like wo
uns war right."
"1-1   did  start to Jlne the  war,"
"that he's had to take to hldln out this
"Lord. I hope he ain't been an killed
nobody." Hicks remarked, with a shudder, "but like enough that's Jest what
he's done."
"Or It may be that he's etoled a boss
or somethln," another added. "I reckon he's most mean enough to do anything, Judgln by his looks."
"Or he mought 'a' robbed a bank, for
all we know. Land, like as not he's
got a bushel of money bid about blm
These were all merely surmises on
the part of the speakers, for none of
them knew a thing on earth about
James Melvln. It Is strange, however,
how near to the truth a mere surmlsa
may sometimes draw. That James
Melvln was a fugitive from the law
was a fact and that some of tbe other
surmises smacked strongly of tbe truth
were also facts.
All at once at this point the attention
of the villagers was drawn away from
James Melvln and fixed on another
subject Mrs. Sparks had come dashing In among them, ber face pale and
haggard a_d her eyes wet with tears.
"Whar's my old man?" she cried.
"Whar's Ebenezer? Hain't none of
you uns seed nothlu of bim? Oh, my
Not until this moment bad any one
noticed that Ebenezer Sparks was absent and consequently nobody was lu
a position to enlighten bis other hah*
as to his whereabouts. Mrs. Sparks
looked eagerly from face to face, tben
broke forth In heartrending lamentations.
"Oh, my poor, brave, foolhardy Ebenezer!" she walled. "I'll never git to
see h'lm no more, never In all this
world! He'll be killed! He's shore to
be killed!   I Jest know be will!"
"Why, great granny, Mrs. Sparks,"
Hicks exssclaimed, "whatever has got
Into you to make you talk that a-way'•
Wbo or what Is goln to kill Ebenezer,
do you s'pose?"
"Oh. my Lord, Jake, tbe war'll kill
him! It's Jest shore to, an I won't nev-
or git to lay my eyes on him ag'ln."
"Why, land of Goshen, Mrs. Sparks,
how do you go 'bout flggerln that out:
How's the war gwlne to kill Ebenezer
when he ain't got nothln to do with it
I'd like to know?"
"But he'a a-goln to have somethln to
do with It. Don't you all know tbat
them cannons an tbem guns has done
sot blm plumb crazy an made him so
wild to fight that he's jest put out over
thar to Jlne the war?"
Some of tbe little group laughed outright, while some of them only smiled.
Hicks did neither, although he was
strongly tempted to laugh. He saw
that Mrs. Sparks was Intensely in earnest aud sorely troubled, and be pitied
ber. Everybody knew Ebenezer Sparks
wag a braggart and a coward—every
body except his wife, tbe one person
who sliould have known It better than
any one else on earth.
The blind, unreasoning faith some
wives repose In their husbands would
be ridiculous were lt not so pathetic,
and Mrs. Sparks was of that class.
"I guess you ain't got no call to be
skeered about Ebenezer, Mrs. Sparks,"
Hicks remarked presently. "You can
Jest bet be ain't gone to jlne no war
au that he'll turn up here tbe fust
thing you know."
The woman shook ber head.
"You can't fool me," ahe replied.
"You uns all don't know Ebenezer like
I do. If you uns bad ever beard blm
talk as I bave, a-tcllln about the times
wben he fit into the war an whupped
tbe battles, you uns would know wbar
he is now. Time an ag'ln I've heard
blm a-slgbln an a-bopln for a war to
git started, so's be could git a cbanst
to jlne It an fight like he uster. He
was shy, an he wouldn't tell you all
them things, but ho told 'em to me."
Even Hicks smiled at this. He could
not help It when he remembered how
often Ebenezer, sitting by the store
stove of winter evenings, had boasted
of his brave exploits tn war and yearned, as a sick child yearns for Its mother, for a chance to repeat them. Ebon-
ezer's modesty, liko his bravery, waa a
mere matter of assumption.
Just at tbat moment a boy came running down tbe street In a high state of
excitement, and, stopping In front of
the group, panted out:
"You all better come an git Ebenezer Sparks outen the store cellar, 'cause
if he stays thar much longer he'll be
deader 'an a mackerel He's most
played out now, I guess."
Tbere wss a moment's silence; tben
severs! of the men broke Into a loud
laugh.   Presently Ulcka turned to the
boy and said:
"Is Ebenezer In my store cellar?"
"You bet be Is," tbe boy replied, "a*
he can't git out nuther, 'leas'n he's
helped out"
"What's happened to him?"
"Why, he's all burled up under you
all's taters.   They's moat a thousand
bushels on top of him.*"
Wltbrut another word Hicks led the
way to tam cellar, and there, sure
enough, tbey found *_Len..:•■•■, tbe
brave and tbe bold, burled under a
masa of potato**" •vhl-h had rolled
down over blm wben he bad attempted
to secrete himself by burrowing Into
He looked sheeplnh and cheap when
he was hauled ont ami wben tbe men
H» Is to Klin, l'rolsubly In Mlsl-Glonces-
tsi.liirtj, lis "Us.' Jat'siblte Ii.tsr-m""—
Couist ssss **l|;rl Cl.lmis Ulr«ot Descent
Krom "llonisl*! I'rince i.'lisirlle"—Favor-
li.. Dress   ll.iii of HU Fasisesl A neuter
It is said that Count do Sigri—
"Count ot the Roman Empire" —
will at tin; next, opportunity contest
a seat in Parliament on bolnilf ot
i.ho "Jacobite party''—Mid-Gloucestershire being tlio probable scene, ol
t.lie electoral  strife.
Po.unt.de Sigri is a picturesque and
Interesting figure In Gloucestershire.
llo claim's direct lineal descent on
tlis distant sills* Irom "Bonnie Prince
They found Ebenezer.
Ebenezer stammered, "but how could
I git to go any fudder when I done
got kotched under them derned taters?"
"Did you 'low** the war had done
retched clean to Hicks' cellar," Pap
Sampson asked, "an war you down
thar lookin round 'mong them taters
for a battle to whup?"
Ebenezer grinned, but made no reply.
His wife, however, wbo had come up
just in time to bear Pap's question,
"I reckon, Pap Sampson, you all
thinks you uns is powerful smart My
land, didn't none of you uns never
start now bar an git lost on thc way?
Humph! Like as If Ebenezer couldn't
'a' fell Into tbat cellar or got sort of
rattled a*i ran Into lt by mistakel
Beckon the next thing you all 'ill be
tryin to make out that Ebenezer are a
"Lord, Mis'us Sparks, we don't need
to do nary slch a thing as that," Pap
Sampson replied promptly. "Ebenezer bas done made that all out as plain
as the nose on your face bisself. Yes,
"Guess Ebenezer an Sim Banks bas
done showed jest how brave they are,"
Jason Roberts observed, wltb a laugh.
"One of 'em a-hldin In a cellar an the
other'n tearln down tbe road lippety-
cllppety, an all on account of a drove
of old cows. Say, I bet the war'd soon
be fit If they uns had a whack at lt"
"Lord! Wouldn't It, thoughV Pap
said, with a chuckle. "Why, lt'd jest
be whupped all to frazzles iu no time."
Then everybody laughed—everybody
except Sparks and Banka and their
wives. The two first hung their beads
ln sbame, Mra. Sparks bristled up In
ber husband's defense, while Mrs.
Banks gave her husband a look full of
disgust and coolly turned ber back on
Mrs. Mann noticed the conduct ot
Mrs. Banks and promptly called attention to it by saying:
"Lord, Loueesy, you ain't nigh so
quick to stand up for your husband as
Betty Sparks Is for lier'n. You acts for
all the world Jest like you la plumb
ashamed of Sim."
'•'I am," Mrs. Banks replied flatly.
"Who could help being ashamed of a
coward, I'd like to know?"
Sim looked up at his wife, a pained
expression ln his eyes and his face very
"Loueesy," he gasped, "yon dast to
talk that a-way about me an we una
Jest been married a year?"
"1 dare to speak the truth," Mrs.
Banks replied cuttingly, her lips curling with scorn. "I'm plumb-ashamed
of you."
"Tben you don't love me none," 81m
whimpered broken heartedly. "A wife
wbat loves ber old man ain't goln to
run blm down afore otber folks. Lou*
eesy, you don't love me; you don't love
Mrs. Banks, instead of being touched,
gave ber husband one scornful glance
and turned and walked away.
Wltb her utter want of tact Mra.
Mann said:
"I guess, Blm Banks, Loueesy's been
a-contrastln you with tbat Mr. Melvln,
an I reckon abe thinka you ain't much
shakes compared wltb him."
Sim's eyes flashed fire In an Instant,
and, trembling with anger, be cried:
"You aro a-lyln, Mra. Mann, when
you say any slch a thing aa that, an if
you was a man I'd whup you till your
hide wouldn't hold shucks. Hain't nobody got no call to apeak nary a word
ag'ln Loueesy, an I ain't goln to stand
still an let no slch a word be spoke.
That's Jest what I got to say, an I
mean It."
Mrs. Mann sniffed contemptuously.
"Sim Banks," she said, "you kin jest
stand up for Loueesy all you pleases,
but I mind she didn't stand up for you
none, an my notion Is sbe hain't goln
to stand up for you, no matter wbat
anybody says. I've got eyes, an wbat
I see I see. Loueesy was plumb struck
with that man, an you mark my words,
Sim Banks, If sbe ever gits to know
him she'll learn to love his little finger
better than she'll ever love your whole
body. You jest bear tbem words In
mind, 81m Banks, an If you live you
will find tbat tbey are the gospel truth."
Mrs. Mann, though actuated by a
selfish Interest and Influenced by that
feeling of bitter enmity which a woman ..ns for a successful rival In tbe affections of tbo man she loves, spoke
nearer thc truth than any of ber hearers dreamed—nearer even than she herself supposed.
(To be Continued.)
corvT iik slum.
I picturesque (llmuestcTRhlrc Inhabitant,
who claim iimi.'iit from "bonnie rrm«:e
Chni-lls*." und who may sunn contest a
parliamentary seat in the "Jacobite In
His noysl Highness the Duke ef Cornwall
•nd York's Villi Official Title-The
Ladles of the I'sirty-Duke's Equerry
Is the Sou of ss t'uuudlan—The Duchess'
Who'a who in the royal party, now
touring in Canada?
Ot the Duke and Duchess Canadians
aro well informed, but it would not
be out of place to give him his oili-
cial  title.     Here is how it goes:
"His Royal Highness I'rince
George, Frederic Ernest Albert, Duke
of Cornwall and York, Duke of
Rothesay, Prince of Saxo-Coburg
and Gotha and Duko of Saxony,
Earl of Carrick and Inverness, Baron of Renfrew and Killarney, Lord
of the Isles and Great Steward of
Scotland, K. G.. P. 0., K. T., K.
P., G. C. M. G., G. C. V. O.. LL
D., D. C. I*."
And here follow a half a dozen
jumbled alphabets.
The Duke is England's royal sailor, and he has all tlie bronze ot a
man who faces wind and1 woalher on
sea. He is fair, and bronzes as a
fair man does—a ruddy hue. lie is
browned to the eyebrows, and his
hands and wrists show thc effects of
exposure. He is a light-boned follow of just above average height.
He has small feet and hands, and
moves with a wiry, springy stride of
excellent health. He is not a powerful man, but ho is agile and graceful. Hia Royal Highness would
probably tip the scales at 150
The Duchess resembles tho Duke in
build, complexion, and carriage.
They are nearly of a height, about
fivo feet eight inches, but the Duchess is the more composed of the two
in public. During the reading of a
recent address. His Royul Highness
fldgetted continually with his hands.
First the gray-glovod extremities
were clasped across tho body, and
then he shifted one bohind his buck
and clenched the other or touched
back a hair he imagined astray on
his forehead. When his hands had
settled down he became uneasy on
his feet and shifted from one foot to
the other.
The    Duchess,     on     the contrary,
matrimony,     tho youngest dam-h.
of the King's Lord of the Ded8_£
ber,      Lord     Sufnold. who »t.   i
lord-in-walting to her late Males 1°
Lord  Suiliold  was chief of sm    y'
the Prince of Wales during wJ*
to   India.     The  ''supernusLnuv'-8;
a sister     to     Lady Hastings, 'j_j!
Musgrave, and Lady CarrinK„ti
The Hon.  Derek Keppel,  the Duk«
one of
Charlie."    His    house    at Westend. watched  the  proceedings  with     evi-
Eastiiigton.    a    considerable Village d<mt interest.     The Duko was nttir-
six miles cast of the citv of (Jlouces- ed    in     conventional     attire,  black
ter.  is  furnished     throughout     with throughout,     with    tho exception of
of Cornwall's ^^^^^^^^
of the Earl of Albermarle and"
the beaus of London. His moths,
was a daughter of Sir Allen NraZ
McNab. The Duke's equerry u
remarkably handsome man, and hii
uniforms fit him so well that h0 -j.
most puts the Duke of Cornwall in
the shade. By the way, tho nav*j
Uniform the Duke wears fits His
Royal Highness like a glove does the
hand. It really seems as if u
would be impossible to release His
Highneas from the embraco of that
uniform without  slitting tho    main
Hon. Derek Keppel, as ho appeared at the ceremonies at Quebec the
other day, was tho most gorgeous
figure in the parade, not oven excepting Govemor-Goncral Jette in
famous rifle green and gold. The
Duke's equerry was a sunburst of
gold and crimson, the most striking
figure in tho parade. Lord Wcnlock
is another man who is striking because of hia good looks. Tie i3
brother of Sir Arthur Lawley,
wa** Governor of Madras for
years. .^^^^
The brother of the Duchess of
Cornwall, Captain Prince Alexander
of Teck, is also sif the party, lie i3
27 voars of ace. and served through
the Matabele war, and only returned
from South Africa last December.
Lieut. Sir Charles Cust, another of
the equerries, has been with the
Duke of York nine years, and ho ie
a sailor to the backbone, nnd hua
served, man and boy, on the "Bri-
tanniu, Newcastle. Achilles, Caros-
port, Rodney, Crescent, and royal
yacht Osborne.
The royal chaplain, Kev. J, A.
Palton, is canon of St. George's
Chnpol, Windsor. 'He was an officer
In Queen Victoria's household, and
was ono of the three divines who
held the linal services over tlio remains of tho Queen ut Krogmore,
and he was tutor to Prince Albert
and Prince Gcorgo of Wales, und he
is over f>0 years of age.
Sir Arthur Biggo, the Duke's private secretory, ncti-d In tho snme capacity for Queen Victoria. Ile was
through tho Zulu war.
Thc commander of thc first-class
battleship Niobc is Cnptnin Denison,
formerly of tho royal yacht Osborne, a brother of Lieut-Col.
T.   Denison of Toronto.
black oak furniture, all family heirlooms of the Stunrt dynasty. He
possesses a bed which belonged to
I'rince Charlie, and is said to attend
worship daily at the same private
chapel used by that prince. Thc
count's favorite costume Is like that
worn by Prince Charlie whon at the
head of his Highlanders, nnd upon
the occasion sif any village fiust or
festival ho goes forth in Stuart tartans, with halberdiers, sword bearer, page, and standard bearers. Upon the accession of His Majesty the
count's friends nailed a pruts.si upon
the doors of thc village church.
Oxygen s<» Mike ilie Heir <ir>w.
Tho use of gas to make the heir
•tow Is one of the latest medical
jlscoverioa. The gus employed is
oxygojl. A huge cup fits tightly
around the head and i*» supplied with
oxygen from a bag which i.s slung
iver the patient's shoulders. It is
•vorn for a few hours every day and
STen in cases of absolute baldness
Is said to prolines, a more or less
luxuriant crop of hair.
The discovery was made at thc
Oxygen IIi"spitnl, London. The gas
is used fur thc eure ot quite a
lumber of diaeases, A woman was
Undergoing thc oxygen cure for skin
lison.se, and one of her arms hud for
uinny years been placed iu a light
tit tight box Olleil with the gua. lt
was soon noticed that on that purt
•>t thc arm that was unaffected by
'bo disease, the growth of i-.uir was
much stimulated, and this naturally
suggested oxygon as a cure for baldness.
The first experiment was made upon a woman who hud completely
lost her hair, and it was found that
altera few weeks' treatment there
was quite a Strong growth.
Lssrsl Koherls In **Jssv*sl liislsn.
The latest snapshot of Earl    Roberts shows him in novel guise. It   it
only very recently (lint the Cominun-
dcv-iu-Chi'if  has  purchased  tho      bi*
gray suede gloves. His only jewelry
beyond a carven finger ring was a
diamond scarf pin. The Duchess
also appeared entirely in black. The
flash of brilliant diamonds in watch-
chain and corsage broach and her
snappy eyes alone relieved tho monotony of the sombro mourning color.
The most important figure in tho
household of the Duke is Lady Mury
Lygon, one of the Duchess' oldest
friends, and her lady-in-waiting ever
since sho was married. Lady Lygon
is a sister of Earl Beauchump, one
of England's most prominent peers,
who waa at one time Mayor of Worcester. Madrcsfleld Court, Malvern
Link, the Beauchump country scat,
is the finest resilience in Worcestershire. Lady Lygon is the most
graceful dancer in the whole entourage. She is 32 years of age, tho
eldest of two sisters, one of whom is
married to Lord Ampthill, the private secretary of Joseph Chamberlain, while the other is the spouse of
a Grenadier Guardsman. Capt. Lord
Gordon-Gilmour. But Lady Lygon,
despite her years, requires chnper-
onage. Lady Cathorino Grey-Coke,
her duenna, is the eldest lady in the
party. She is a daughter of the
Earl of Wilton and thc wife of a
son of the Earl of Leicester. She is
a granddaughter of tho Earl of Derby, and waa lady-in-waiting to tho
Duchess of Teck. One of Lady
Coke's daughters, the wife of a
Scots Guard Lieutenant-Colonel, Is
accounted the best amateur actress
in all England, and this talent is
hereditary, for Lady Coke is an accomplished actress herself.
Tho position of lion. Mrs. Derek
Keppel is a peculiar one. Her bus-
band objected to leaving her for
seven and a half months, and so she
waa included In tho party. She is
affectionately called the supernumerary of the party. On England's
shores remained tho hope of the Keppel household, a baby. The Hon.
Mra. Keppel Was Hon. Bridget Har-
bord before she cuts-red the bonds of
cycle of the Illustration, on which
ho is frequently to be seen pi.HI-iljing
the country roads near London, obviously enjoying the oxerciso with all
tho enthusiasm of tho novice.
A  Nssvi'l Uithulslp.
A new depnrturo in lightships, lt
appears, is about to be inaugurated
ot ("tier Hock, Italy. Tho ship is to
h.ivi, no crew and Is to bo worked by
tho compound    gas system. Two
large gas holders built upon it will
contain ns much gas as will light
•ho lantern for several months.     As
the gas escapes from the lisililers    to
tho lantern it operates a. moohnnism
i.y which a 1*0.1 placed in a belfry
on the deck is rung. These rocks
•tark  a  purtIculssrly  rlnngOfOUN   part
f tin* coast, and tho experiment Will
be Mjtelii.il  tvii.1, much interest.
Anion* Them n I.s ree Csutmlliin Tesrl 8*1
In I'misudlsis Gold.
Three hundred and sixty-six pure,
flawless diamonds, a large Canadian
pearl of rare beauty, set in a corsage brooch of Canadian gold licutcn
and enamelled Into a perfect counterpart of a spray of Canadian maple
leaves, was tlio gift of the ladies of
Montreal to the Duchess of York.
Thc ornament is a marvel of the
Jeweler's art. The sprny of six
maple leaves mensures almost four
and a half inches in length. No two
leaves are alike in size or shape. All
havo been designed nnd enamelled
directly from nature, nnd nre ns perfect Imitations of Canada's national
emblem i* tha most highly skilled
workmanship could produce. Around
tho edge of each leaf between fifty
and sixty dinmonsls nre' embedded in
tho gold, while in ouch case thc junction of leaf and branch is formed of
a diamond larger and moro beautiful
than tho others. Every stone has
been specially selected and cut. The
pearl, which is set nt tho start of
thc spray, weighs about 20 grains.
and is perhaps the most perfect Canadian pearl that has ever found its
way into a brooch, lt was found
in the Lake St. John district of
Quebec, where some fine jewels from
time to timo reward tho tireless
searches. The brooch reposed in »
handsome chest of solid silver nearly eight inches snuaro. Upon its li'
was enrved a wreath of maple loaves
encircling tho arms of Montreal. A
suitable inscription is engraved upon
another part of the chest. With the
exception of tho diamonds, which
have not yet been found In Canada.
ln any abundance, everything connected with tho gift is purely Canadian.      	
A scleiitlsi sn.vs n niKh Is due to worry.
but that a deeper cause is a lack uf u»
Just atthe threshold of Womanhood, thai trying period
when the whole system is undergoing a complete change, many
a girl falls a victim to Chlorosis or Green Sickness. Her disposition changes and she becomes morose, despondent and
melancholy. The appetite is changeable, digestion imperfect
and weariness and fatigue are experienced on the slightest exertion. Blondes become pallid, waxy and puffy ; brunettes
become muddy and grayish in color, with bluish black rings
under the eyes.
Examination shows a remarkable decrease in the quality
of the blood. Iron and _uch other restoratives as are admirably combined in Dr. Chase's Nerve Food are demanded by
the syrterp. The regular and persistent use of Dr. Chase s
Nerve Food cannot fail to benefit any girl or young woman
suffering from Chlorosis, feminine irregularities or weaknesses
resulting from poor blood or exhausted nerves. It reconstructs wasted tissue, gives color to the cheeks and new vit«v-
ity to every organ of the body.
fifty cent, a box, 6 boxes for $3.50 ;  at all dealers, or PM*_j!*,
from Bdmanaon, .Bates - Co.. Toronto.     Agents wanted for ur. i-b—'
Last and Oomple*** Hec-rfpt Book and Household Physician. The Drill.
Cheap lace on anything.
Cbeup jewelry any lime.
Tan shoes in taldwlntr.
Diamonds In the daytime.
Elnliiirate toilets for church.
Utiti'ly froeUs for hren'.U'ast.
Dotted veils with weak eyes.
Pointed shoes when bicycling*.
Conspicuous bicycle costumes.
A broad belt on a stout (inure.
A plain basque on a slim Sgure.
While petticoats on muddy days.
Gamly coloro in cheap materials.
Linen collars wilh drossy frocks.
Cheap trimmings on u good dress.
Theater bonnets with stis*et suits.
Picture hats with outing costumes.
Bright red with u florid complexion.
Hair dressed high with a snub nose
Worn shoes with an elaborate toilet
A lssng. draggled skirt on u ruiny day
Hair in a Psyche knot with u Uoinnn
BOfie. .
A ilnon collar that is not Immaculately
Loee frills or chiffon niches for work
or school.
Gloves with holes In them or boots with
buttons missing.
Solls'il white gloves on a shopping Ci-
pedltli'it or any time.
Horizontal stripes or tucks on a stout
Dear Sirs,—Thia ia to certify that
I havo been troubled with a lonie
back for fifteen years.
1 lmve used three bottles 6f your
MINAKD'S LINIMENT and am completely cured.
It gives me great pleasure to recommend it and you are at liberty
to u.'o thia in any way to further
the uso of your valuable medicine.
Two Rivers. UOBEUT ROSS.
Htil snow is frequently seen in the
Arctic and Alpine regions. Chemical
cxpcriinonta have led to the conclusion i hat the red color is due to the
prcssiice of a vegetable substance.
Omorno Dkhaxiip.mkhti or ths Htomacb,
Livih and Blood are ssi-eedi y removed by
the ne ;v» principle ol the ingredients* enter.
log into the com portion of PHi*mels>e's Vegetable Pils. These pills act sp citically on
the deranged organs, stimulating n r tion
the dsirtntint energies of Iho system, thereby removing di«e.se end rsnewing life and
vitality to the afflicted. In this lies the great
secret of the popularity of Parmelee's Vegetable pills.
Unl.'RS a man has will power to
burn he has no  business  trying to
make love  to a girl  who   jars • the
scales at 250.
When a man marries he thinks he
is getting a mate, but often the sup-
posesl mato turns out to be a captain.
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Tho Rich, He*i Blood Made by Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills Gives New
Strength to Every Nerve, Fibre
and Organ of the Body.
From The Budget, Shelburne, N.8.
Among tho young laidiea of Shelburne, there is none today who moro
fully bears the impress of perfect
health than Miss Lilian Durfoe. Unfortunately this was not always tho
case, as a few years ago Miss Dur-
fce became ill, and her friends feared
that she was going into decline. A
doctor was called in and prescribed
but his mcdicineB did not have the
desired effect. Her strength gradually left her, her appetite failed, she
had frequent headaches, was very
pale, and finally grew so weak that
a walk of a few rods would coair
plelely fatigue her. The young
lady's family sorrowfully observed
that she was steadily failing, and
feared that consumption would claim
her as a victim. One day a friond
urged that she should give Dr. Williams' I'ink 1'ills a tria.1, but the
Idea at first was not favorably entertained ; it seemed hopeless to expect that any medicine would help
her after the doctor's treatment had
failed. However, this good friend
still urged, and finally prevailed.
By tho timo the third box was used,
there was an unmistakable improve-:
ment in Miss Durfee's condition.
Cheered by this, tho pills were continued, anh in the course of a few
weeks the former invalid, whose
Strength was taxed by thc slightest
exertion, was almost restored to
health. Tho use of the pills was
still continued and a few weeks more
found Miss Durfce again enjoying
perleet health.
To a reporter who Interviewed h<*r,
she said :—"1 believe lhat Dr. Williams' Pink rills savi-d my life, and
1 earnestly recommend thoin to all
who fear that consumption has laid
its grasp upon them."
That the facts related abovj are
not in uny way exaggerated, is
borne out by the following slntcmcni
from Hobt. G. Irwin, Esq., the well
known stipendiary magistrate for the
municipality, who says:—"I distinctly remember the pale face of Miss
Lillian Durfeo and the regr-sts of
friends as they expri'BSsxl their conviction that she would soon bo compelled to say farewell to earth. Miss
Durfoe, however, carries the unmistakable credentials of good health,
and frequently expresses her indebtedness to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."
Pale and anaemic girls, or young
people with consumptive tendencies,
will find renewed Dealt— and bodily
vigor through tho use of Dr. Williams' I'ink Pills. These pills are
an unfailing cure for all diseases duo
to a watery condition of the blood,
or shattered nerves. Sold bv all
slealssrs in medicine or sent postpaid
on receipt of 50c a box, or i»2.50
for six boxes, by addressing* the Dr.
Williams Medicine Co., Brockvilk*,
Ths*re was a young man in Flint
Who  thought  he  was some on    the
But the pa of his girl
Cavo tho young man a whirl,
And now he is done up in lint.
To tell the plain truth, when a
woman goes away on a trip her
husband isn't as lonesome as the cat.
There never waa, and never will be. a
universal panacea, ln one rcmsdy, for all ills
to whioh fl. eh is hei»—the very nature of
many curotivosi being such that were the
germs of other and differently aeated di*.
mmu rooted in the system of the patient—
what would relieve one 111 in turn wonld aggravate the oth»r. We have, however, in
Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sound,
unadulterated state, a remedy for many ana
grievous ills. By Ita gradual and judicious
nae tha frailest systems are led into convalescence and strength by the influence which
Qjinine exnvta on nature's own restoratives.
It re 'levee the drooping spirits of those with
rhora a chronlo state of morbid despond-
-ice* and lack of inters*t in life is a disease,
*,nd* by tranquihtlng the nerves, disposes to
sound and refreshing sleep—Imparts vigor
tc the action of the blood, which, being
stimtlatad. courses throughout the veins*,
ttrs-n^thening the hem thy animal functions
of the system, thereby making activity a
o'tfriury result, strengthening the frame,
and giving life, to the digestive organs, whloh
naturally demand increased substance—result, improved appetite. Northropsfc Lyman,
of Torsinto have given to the publlo their
superior Quinine Wine at tho usual rate, and,
Suuged by the opinion of sclentlsU. this
wine approaches nearest perfection of any la
the market.   All druggists sell It.
Young man, mako a note of (his :
A Kansas n-nrspaper has discovered
a young wotiiM who ds*velops hsir
form Isy helping her mother wieh
housework, and keeps hs*r hands un.l
arms soft by kneading bread.
The wigmokor is a locksmith that
lovo never laughs at.
Many a man who is color blind is
capable of fooling blue.
Black ants can bo driven awny
with sprigs of arbor vitac, and mosquitoes with walnut loaves.
Snpplnglon— Your sister looks
sweet enough to eat. Littlo Rodney
—Sho does eat.
Tho amount of personal properly
left by (ho late President McKinley
will bo about $140,000, and of real
estate about 870,000, aggregating
about $210,000.
Oxford University's incomo is
about £"18,000 a yenr ; that of
Canibridg.*, £.110,000 a year.
A Pecnltar Preaent.
Edward Noyes Westcott. knowa sraJy
as the author of "David Harum," possessed a rich baritone voice nnd at one
time sang ln a choir nt Syracuse. He
was fond of tclliuB of an occasion on
which he was invited to sing nt n concert iu one of the smaller towns of western New York. Tlie muslcnl affair passed off satisfactorily with the help of the
neighboring talent, assisted by Mr. West-
cott'g rare voice.
As Mr. Westcott was nbout to #tlre
his host eame timidly to hla room, carrying two fronR paper boxes. "I leavo the
house ao early in the morning to go to
my factory." the man explained, "thnt
I'm afraid I may not set you, but I want
to give you something for your singing
tonight. Now, here's two pairs of the
very best whnlcboncd corsets that our
factory turns out, and I want you to
take them home with you."
Westcott used to odd that he was so
surprised and amused that he could find
no words qt protest, and so accepted and
took them home.
CTklncse "ferve.
The most common form of putting a
man to death in China is taking off the
head by the sword, and the extraordinary
nerve of the Chinese is shown ln this
way moro than any other. I have seen
two men beheaded, one placed b«f.."« the
other. It took three strokes of the
aword *» kill the first, and while the
operation was going on the second knelt
down with his neck outstretched waiting
his turn. Thinking that the process was
slow, he turned to the executioner nnd
asked if be were going to be much longer
with the first. Then, when the executioner came to him, be stretched his neck
snd waited for the blow, which completely severed bis head from his body.
▲ Dead Whale.
A whaling station can be smelted a
long distance. It is a wonder how people
can endure such awful odors, but it is
true tluit one can get uses! to anything.
The excursion steamers to the North
Cape always visit a whaling station for
ths* edification of the tourists, lt is one
of tlie sights on the regular programme,
but few people go ashore. The others
nre satisfies! to remain afar off ami spend
the time "cussing" the captain anil begging him to get away as soou ns possible.
A dead whale will smell longer anil lousier than any known animal.—Norway
Letter to Chicago Herald.
No Rcgrcta.
"Have you sent your regrets, Don"*-
thy?" nsked mamma of her little daughter, who had decided not to go to a party
to whieh sho had been asked.
"I haven't nny to scud, mamma." answered Dorothy. "I don't "■•■nt tn »«."
—In*lsp«tnili» N»w«.
UiSi —Pt-UA UK INDIGESTION is occasioned by lhe want of action in ihe billiary
duels, loss of vits Uty in tho stomach to se-
are e the gastric juices, wi hout which digestion cannot go on ; nl obo'Ug the principal
causae! bead ohe. Parmelee's vegetable
f.lis taken before goin^ to bed, for a while,
uever fuil to give relief and etfeet a cure.
Mr. F. W. Aahdown, Ashdown, Ont., writesi
"Pdrmclev's fills are taking the lead against
fen olher makes which I huve in stock.
A wise man in business may be  a
fool in love.
Minard's Liniment Cores Burns, Etc.
The loafer is a drone in the industrial hive.
The great demand for a plensant, safe and
reliable antidote for h)1 affections of the
throat and lungs is fully met with In Bickle's
Anti-Consumptive Syrup. It is a purely Vegetable Compound, and acts promptly and
magically in subduing all coughs, colda,
bronchitis, inflammation of the lung-, etc.
It is so palatable that a child will not ri fuse
it, and U put at a price that will not exclude
the psjor from ite benefit**.
A man never objects to having hla
hair cut at cut rates, but he draws
the line at a cut-rate shave.
No Failures or Disappointments
f ten Diamond Djes are Used.
A   Word   About   Diamond   I>yc
Matuiut   Itut? Patterns.
Do you make up mats, rugs or •*ar-
pets in your homo ? If so, you will
readily admit that your aurcees is
largely due to the lovely u«d brilliant colors given to your materials
by the uso of Diamcerd Dyes. Users
of Diamond Dyes know that thoy
never suffer failure or disappointment
in their work ; they quickly and easily get the exact colors they require,
anil never waste time or money. If
you an* interested in the popular
work of rug making, and cannot pro-
euro lhe "Diamond Dye Mat und Ifug
Patterns" from your local dealer,
send your address at once to Tils'
Wells & Richardson Co., Limited,
Montreal, antl you will receive frs*e of
cost sheets of designs to ■eleot from.
A cow which is believed to hold all
records for increasing a herd hns jusi
adds*d to hor faino by giving birth to
Three times she has produced
twins, and on that account her owner, A. Podesto, says he would not
part with her, as all but ono of the
calves wore porfectly formed and
lived. His ranch is located near
Stockton, Cal. This last act of thc
cow has attracted much atti'iition.
and many people call at tho place to
soc tho trio of calves.
Thick Sklnnest.
Tbe bide of the hippopotamus Im
parte la fully two Inches thick.
I'lKhtln* Hawaiian ReaMeaeea.
A unique feature of Honolulu slweB-
Ings Is the provision mado for lighting
the exterior aa well aa the Interior.
Electric lamps are aet Iu the masonry
of the walls, thereby throwing a reflection both Inside and on tbe lawns,
where the residents spend most of their
No Wild Sarcar Carae.
It Is snld by botanists tbat sugar can*
Is not found growing wild ln any part
of the world.
Interviewed by the Representative of
tho Echo—Story of Her Troublo
as Related by Herself—Her Opinion of Dodd's Kidney Pills.
Plattsrville, Ont., Oct. 21.—..Special)—Tbe case of Mrs. J. Barnett of
this town was found of suflicient importance to be published at length in
the PlattBvilla Echo. To the representative of that live local paper eho
made tho following statement concerning her experience with Dodd's
Kidney Pills.
"I have been ailing for years, but
in the spring of lost year I grew
very much worse. The symptoms of
my disease were nervousness, rhoum-
tism in thc left arm, pains in the
small of the buck, up the spinal column and back of the head, through
the eyes, left side of tho body aud
occasionally the right side.
"I grew weak, for I had no appetite and night after night I could
not sleep. I was a physical wreck.
I was treated by doctors, but their
medicines afforded me no relief. I
chanced to read in Dodd's Almanac
of the virtue in Dodd'a Kidney Pills
and the wonderful cures effected by
"The symptoms as therein explained corresponded with my own, and I
started taking Dodd's Kidne./ 1'ills
according to directions. Before I
had finished one box there was a decided improvement in my condition.
Sly apps'tite returned, the p.iiu was
lessened and I was able to sleep. 1
have taken in all twelve boxes and
havo completely recovered. No sign
of my old trouble remains, uud I ascribe lt only to Dodd's Kidney Pills.
Dodd's Kidney Pills are a wonderful
This clipping Is reproduced as it is
typical of the way so many women
feel about Dodd'a Kidm-y Pills
Dodd's Kidney Pills have been often
truly called  "Woman's  best fris.nd."
HAD LA GRIPPE.-Mr. A. Nickerson.
farmer, Dutton. writes: "Last winter I had
la grippe, and it left me with a severe pain
in the small of my back and hip that used to
catch me whenever I tried to climb a fence.
ThU lasted for about two months, when I
bought a bottle of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil
ai.d u*ed it both internally and externally,
morning and evening, for three days, at the
expiration of which time I was completely
She—I'm so glad it's* to be platonic.
At one time I was afraid you would
Hc-So was I I
The 80,000 American wells produce
between them 160,000 barrels of oil
m. day.
When   ignorance wins     intelligence
dro'ie away below par.
Stai* or Ohio, Citv of Toutoo, i _,
Lucas (ounty, J""*
Fkaxs J. CHUM by n_ks>s oath lhat he Is Ihe
ajoior yatrtner ot Ihe Arm of W. J. ("awtr &
Co, doing UudsisMe iu th« City of Tosedo.
I ossnty aud SUUs alurrasiil. an** that said Arm
will pay the sum of ONE HUNUKKD I/OL
i AKM for assets and every caae of catarrh th»i
cannot be cured by tbe use of Hall's CATAun
Sworn to before me snd sut*aorlt>«xl io mj
presence, this 6th day of llerrinber, A. D., IBM
,  . A.W.GLKAisON,
{ HBAL 1 IfoUtry rustic.
Hall's Catarrh Care is tak n Internal!? and
•eie slirectlv on tlie btnoA and mssosui aorta—s
ot the —item.   *>•*■' ior WstltnbaialS. Ires.
F. J  OHKNEY * CTO., Toledo O
Sold bv Druggist*, TK.
HalTs Family Pills art tlse bast.
st'lrrtrnl Bore Threat Esplatned.
lis'iicoii Ssi'ini|i-lluinph! Think you
have got to iiuvs* a vacation, eb?
Struggling I'astor—Ves, the doctor
says 1 must go olT until this cough Is
Deacon Scrimp—Well, I'd like to
know why preachers are alwaya net-
ling bud coughs.
StriiKgliug Pastor—Well, you see, we
bave to visit nround a good deal, and
we ure nlways asked to hold a littlo
service before leaving, nnd 1 think our
tbronta become uITi sis*d from breathing
•he siust ils.it- t'.is.s from the family
People novoe seem to pny much nt-
tlon when your eni'tiiy does wrong,
but how thoy bowl when you do
wrong I
Mouse whiskers aro now ussd for
making the "grey kuat," a Ily uss*d
in trouting.
Ts the voico of love, that quality whieh
tnui.es its notos the tones of passion and
echos of tho hoart is delightfully realized
inthoWILLIAMS' PlANOS,whi_
embody the highest results of a generation's progress and improved methods
of construction. Ths Williams' Piano
comes near to being perfection. It Ib a
household word. We also sell organs,
phonographs, etc.       i : : :
V. M. 0. A. Blk, Portage Ave., Winnipeg.
Agents  Kldreslge  "B" Sawing Machines.
Jris Cat^/usp, y^ W
We will give the above reward to nny person wbo will correctly arrange tbe (
above letters to spell the names ol three Canadian cities. Use each letter but,]
once. Try it. We will positively give the money away, and you may be the]
fortunate person.   Should there tie more than 1 set of correct answers, thc|
i money will be divided equally. For instance should 5 persons sendin correct J
^anawers, each will receive $40; should 10 persons send in correct answers,!
sf each will receive $20 ; twenty persons, $10 each.   We do this to introduce,
our firm and pooils we handle aa quickly as possible.   6END NO MONEY*
WITH YOUR ANSWER.   This is a FREE contest.   A post card will do.
>      Those who have not received anything from other contests, try thla aus.
Maple Leaf
Rubbers and
Overshoes ::
Th? distinction among animals of
requiring least sleep belongs to the
elephant. In spite of his capacity
for hard work, the elephant seldom,
if over, sleeps moro than four, or occasionally five, hours.
Sinn mill Ilia Palate.
I suppose that every man's dream of
marriesl life is uisire or less mixed up
with the isls*a of food—food that he can
cat ausl eon Invite Ills friends to eat. The
possibilitiss of lhe chafing dish are innumerable. Try your best uot to fall into
a hopeless rut. Do dainty cooking. Then
some time it may be that the fragrauee
of a perfect Welsh rabbit will bring to
your miuil the lir.*st budding of love as
long as life ami as deep as the grave.
Men arc queer creatures, aren't they?
Her tsaal Remark.
"What did Mams* say when her father
gave ber that new gold watch'!" asked
ons* gladsome girl.
"Oh. the same thing that she nlways
says. She remarked that sh» waa having a perfectly lovely time."
A Used l'p One.
Nubbs—lie went into the editor's office
like a roaiing lion uud came out liko r.
postage stamp.
Bubbs—How was thatJ
iNilB'S LINIMENT for Sale Erernrtai
Dnd Operntlon.
Bnynton—llars'.ing tells nie he is Buffering from an operation.
Snwyci—I hnsiu't heard of It Sur
steal, ssf courses!
Boynton—No, this was a financial
operation. Gibbons borrowed $10 of him
yesterday.—Boston Transcript.
Street Corner CIvllltlea.
"Well," said the blind man. grasping
his ease ami starting ou, "I'll sta you
"Let ine hear from you occasionally,"
said the deaf and iluiub mau QOflllaUy.1-'
Chicago Tribune.
If some people were to weigh every
word tliey uttor it would be deeish*d-
ly tough on ths' gcals*s.
Before   marriage a man   considers
bis best girl a littlo dear; after marriage ho usually considers her a little s*xtravngiint.
Alloway & Champion
Write to ns for prices of SCRIP.
Get onr List of Lands.
Stocks and  Bonds Bought and Sold.
We can furnish the exact amount of
Scrip for any payment on Dominion
Lands,   Do not pay cash.
When on a diamond buying trip to
the cutters at Amsterdam, we never
forget to supply ourselves well with
four ''special" sizes, viz.: •
For our $»s Diamond Ring.
For our Ss° Diamond Ring.
For our $75 Diamond Ring.
For our $soa Diamond Rlag-
Every one of these diamoi ds must
be of such a quality that the moat
critical cannot find a fault, for a
"Special" Diamond Ring from
Ryrie's must be of "first quality"
Send for our Rtar Catalogue.
Established list
Yonga and Adelaide Sts„
De'ir pap£r
Printers'  Supplies
Billheads, Envelopes,Stationary
The man who wails for (something
to turn up is apt to discover that it
is his tn.*.
Vice is a habit gone to Reel.
Tooth Powder 25'
Good for Bad Teeth
Not Bad for Good Teeth
Sozodont Liquid »5c.   Larrfn LiQuid and Powder "/Jst.
At all stores or by mail.    Sample of the Lisjuid for the postage*, JO.
mm dut
Anil let IM utipplj- yon with
si s'luiin s iit.isnmI.,, is lot that
Will li>'ii:lit..n up y»ur puKOss
and pletsso   your   roado.s
nud mis iti i s.r■..    Win.- isss
for ctiniiitos on nnythitiK
iu i'i iiitri■'.. uiuteriul.   : : i
175 McDormot Ave., WiuuipsjK.
I •■■a
W. ». U. No. 347.
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4 *"   .    ■ THE DRILL, SLOCAN, B. C, NOVEMBER I. 1901.
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•C. E. Smitherinqai.e, Editor and Prop.
SLOCAN,      -      •       -       -      B. C.
Legal Advertising 10 cents a line for
the first insertion and 5 cents a line each
subsequent insertion.
Certificates of Improvement, $7 each.
Transient advertisements at same rates
aa legal advertising.
Locals will be charged 10 cents a line
■for each insertion.
Commercial Rates made known upon
The Subscription is |2 per year, strictly in advance; 12.50 a year if not so paid.
Address all letters to—
Slocan, B.C.
A pencil mark in the space
•opposite will be an iridica-
' tion to yon that ye editor
considers there is something
coming to him on yoursubscription. Kindlv acknowledge  in cash and oblige.
.Hon. A. G. Blair, minister of rail-
xv*ava, has introduced Chinese as servants in his household. Tho Domes-
. tic Servants Union is after him, and
it will serve him right it the girls
catch him and pull his hair. The
'horrid man.
Local fishermen complain bitterly
ofthe practice of using dvnamite
adopted by some men in catching
lish. Every promising hole in the
river and the mouths of all the
creeks on the lake have, it is claim
ed, been so devastated this past season, making it impossible to catch a
decent string. In the destruction of
the fish, there is being destroyed one
of the leading attractions for tourists
. to these parts.   Pity men wouldn't
'see things in tbat light and give the
lovers of the rod a little enjoyment.
'Using dynamite on fish is a reprehensible practice and should be suppressed    ___________
Dr. Forin last week received the
following letter from W. L. Mackenzie. King, deputy minister of labor:—
"1 dejire to acknowledge a telegram
from you, dated Slocan City. B C, 16th
October, addressed to the Hon. Minister
of Justice, and transferred today to this
department, which reads  as   follows:
, 'Liberals assembled humbly petition government to enforce Alien Labor Act at
- Rossland.'   In reply to tiiis 1 beg to say
that the Attorney General is of the opinion tbat, as a precedent to his ordering
.' the deportation of any alien, under the
' Alien Labor Act aa amended at the last
session and at present iu force, there
ahould be a conviction establishing tbat
* such alien was imported in violation of
, the provisions of the Act.   1 enclose a
copy of a consolidation of the Acts to re-
' strict the importation and employment
of aliens, from section 3, of which you
" will see tiiat provision is made for the
enforcement of the Act by  interested
parties.   In regard to the alleged viola-
. tion at Rossland. I may state that this
' department bas had for some time past
* special  oflicer in Rossland, in order
' that, in the event of convictions being
obtained in accordance with the provis-
" ions of the Act, no avoidable delay may
be experienced in having the persons,
concerning whom convictions were made
. speedily deported."
' The government explains its position
by the fact that the Alien Act was
amended last session, at the instance
of Ralph Smith, by which the initial
movement in securing deportation of
'Imported aliens was taken out of its
bands.   There being no convictions
' made at Roseland, the government
| contends it had no authority under
'the Act to deport.
Yale-Caribsjo has a population, ac-
„cording to the almost completed census returns, of 51.C04, against 19,180
ten years ago.   In importance and
wealth the constituency has gained
in an even larger proportion.   Were
justice meted out, the district em
'braced would receive at least one
mora member for the commons, one
•for the senate, and half a dozen for
vthe legislature.   The facts are plain
.and they constitute an urgent demand upon, the respective governments to give the district, and particularly the Kootenays, a fair share
,of representation under redistribution.   As it stands, the north riding
of East Kootenay contains 1938 people  and the south 6962.   In West
Kootenay the Revelstoke riding haa
.3008 inhabitants, Slocan 5321, Nelson
'7102, and Rossland 7603.   These figures warrant   any way four more
members for West Kootenay and one
for  East Kootenay    By reason of
their numbers and by holding fust
together,   the   Kootenay   members
in the legislature could initiate and
further legislation favorable to the
chief industry of the province—mining.   Great as has boon the advance
ment in the decade Just closed, the
current period  will   witness  even
greater progress for the Kootenays,
and it is necessary that sufficient representation be given them to protect
their valuable and expanding interests.
The railway wharf has been repaired and put in safe condition.
W. Koch bought a residence lot on
Wednesday, in West Slocan, near the
lower bridge.
Nov. 9, the King's birthday, will
l«e celebrated by a shooting match by
the rifle club.
WalterC. Adams, of the Arlington,
returned on Thursday, after a summer's absence.
Nelson trade unionists have asked
the various hotels to refrain from employing Chinese labor.
All the leading C.P.R. authorities
were taken up the lake on their special car Tuesday evening.
James Baker bas gone to Denver,
Col., to attend a meeting of the executive board of the W. F. of M.
Business has increased so on the
local railway that a freight train is
run daily in addition to the passenger.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Robertson arc
breaking up home preparatory to removing to St. John, New Brunswick.
W. R. Kee, Nelson, who was secretary for Chris Foley's political campaign last fall, was here on Saturday.
Matheson Bros., late of Silverton,
have issued the first number of the
Sentinel, at Frank, Alberta. It looks
Rev. Mr. Mount preached his farewell in St. Paul's church, on Sundav
evening. He leaves for England in
a fortnight.
J. C. Gwiilim has been visiting his
Sirtner, W. S. Johnson, this week,
e has been spending some time of
late in tbe Yellowhead Pass.
The social given by the Ladies'
Aid, Monday evening, at the residence of Rev. Mr. McKee, was a most
successful and enjoyable affair.
R. Marpole, supt. ofthe C.P.R,, was
here on Saturday, on a visit of inspection. He was accompanied by
Campbell Sweenv, Vancouver, general manager of the Bank of Montreal.
A shooting match for poultry will
he held on Thanksgiving day, on the
lake front. Shelter will be provided
for ladies. Sloan & sSchonberg. They
will hold matches also at Xmas and
New Year's.
The socialist meeting on Tuesday
evening was quite interesting. .Secretary Lipsett read a paper compiled
from Merry England, W. J. Adcock
gave an excellent paperon the growth
of socialism, and C. O'Brien spoke
well on the nationalization of the
liquor traffic.
Re/. Jas. Turner, pioneer mission-
G-willim 6c Johnson,
Slocan,        - - B. C
J. M,
B. A. Sc.
Provincial Land Surveyor & Mining
SLOCAN, - . B. C.
Alex. Rogers,
Tonsorial Artist.
The Leading Parlors:
In the matter of an application for a du-
Clicate certificate of title to lot 1,
lock 53, Slocan City (map 496.)
Notic? is hereby given that it is my intention to issue, at the expiration of one
month from the first publication hereof,
a duplicatoof the certificate of title to the
above mentioned lot in the name of William Cousins, which certiflcate is dated
the 4th day of December, 1897, and numb-red 248K.
Land Registry Office, Nelson,B.C.,2oth
October, 1901.
H. F. MacLeod, District Registrar
Corporation of the City of
Notico la lseri.hr siren that tha annual iltting
ot tha Court ot RaTiiion, for tha purpoaa of
bearing all complaints against tha BSSSSBSHOt
for the rear 1902, as made by the Assessor of the
City of Slocan, B.C., will be hold In the Council
Hall, in the City of Slocan, on Friday, November »th, 1901, at 10o'clock, a.m.
City of Sloean, B.C., October loth, 1901.
3. A. FOLKY,
.  City Clork
Notice to Municipal Voters.
"V-OTICE Is hereby given that undor the pro-
"kit *'1»*0.n» ■"*'l*'<> "Municipal Elections Act,"
the following are entitled toviste for Mayor anil
Aldermen at the City Municipal Election, via. :
-„nn.f m*\"Jlr '"■"■I*'J»ln« a British sublect.of
. Lflf.e.!l!^riIrs'w,,L,,'*,\rlal*J «•"• or before
the first dny of November all municipal rates,
tixos, Hssessmsiists, und license fees -> syishls. by
hisn or her, and *"*.*"""   '
"Who is the assessed owner of lands, or of
mprovsimnnU. or  the  assessed  occupier  of
"Ismds within the municipality, or
"A ho Ian roslslent of and carries on business,
...'.'W,J"-'" B 1'o«»*"liolder within the municipal-
^»l1?I!l,!''■■.0v■,^, ■t™ r.<Kl"*",fl •"> or before the
3* "■",' "' November to enu,r with the iiii.ls-r-
s Wind their names, as a voter, and deliver nt
fo"nr'p^%te^Wa,t,;;l™lnr,,,,,m"' tho
Slocan, B^Ocl^™1'™'™'™*
ary in the Slocan, will revisit the
scene of his Former labors next week.
An effort will be made to get him to
give an address in the Methodist
church here, of reminiscences of the
early days in this country. A hearty
welcome would await Mr. Turner.
A subscriber has entered a complaint to The Drill of youths under
age being supplied with liquor in the
city and asking for a warning to be
issued against the practice. ''."■ a police commissioners hnvo the k eking
after these affairs, and they are the
parties before whom to lay the complaints.
The Muroutt Branch
ofthe W.C.T.U.. Slocan,
Meets the second Thursday in each month
at 3 p.m. Next meeting in the Presbyterian church. All meetings open
to those wishing t * join.
Miss E. Stoughton, Mbs.M.D.McKek
President. Cor. .Secretary.
NOTICE is hereby given that 60 days
after date 1 shall apply to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for
permission to purchase 40 acres of land,
more or less, in the West Kootenay district, and described as follows: Commencing at a post about one quarter of
a mile east of the city of Slocan, and adjoining the townsite of Brandon on the
north; thence 20 chains west; thence 20
north; thence 20 chains east; thence 20
chains south to the point of commencement.
Dated this 17th day of October, 1901
Mines,   Real Estate, Insurance, Accountant.
Abstracts   of   Titles Furnished.
Slocan,      -      -     B. C.
New Carpets
and Oilcloths..
Just Arrived.
Furniture, Crockery, Glassware, etc., etc.
Stan City Mi In,
No. 62, W. F. of H.
Meets every Wednesday evening*
in the Union Hall. Slocan City, at
7.30 p.m. Visiting brethren cordially
invited to attend.
Financial Secretary
Pioneer Livery
and Feed Stables,
Slocan, E C.
General Packing and Forwarding attended to at the
shortest Notice.
Saddle and Pack Horses for
hire at reasonable rates.
for $18.25.
Why he without a range when
you can get one so cheap ? They
are preferrable to stoves and give
better satisfaction. These ranges
burn wood or coal and will be
set up freo.
Call and see our display
of China ware, including
Tea Sets, Cups & Saucers, Berry Sets, etc.
All new and up-to-date
We also carry Cameras,
Kodaks,   and  supplies.
J. L. WHITE 6c Cot
Certificate of limits.
Little Uorrlt Mineral Claim.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of the West Kootenay District.
Whore located:—On the south side
of Springer creek, about two miles
south from the Arlington mine.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Arthur S. Fai-
wejl, acting as agentfor J.Frauk Collom,
frsfb miner's certiflcate No. 37294, 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 the above
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such certificate of
Dated this 5th day of August, 1901.
30-8 01 A. S. FARWELL
V a M^ Get There Kit. P I. <", "Reno, and
Aceldeutal 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 authorised agent of
The V st M Mines Company, Limited,
non-personal liability.F.M.C.No. B46203,
intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to apply ti the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown grants of the
above claimi.
And farther take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such certificates of
Dated this 29th day of August, 1901.
30-8-01     WILLIAM A. BAUER, P.L.S
Monument No. 3 Mineral Claim.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located:—At the head of the
fifth south fork of Lemon-creek.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. M. McGregor, acting as agent for Joseph Duhamel,
free miner s certificate B50080, and Arthur
Powys, free miner's certificate No.B50029
intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for a
ceitilicate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the
above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such certificate of
Dated this 12th dav of August, 19C1.
30-8-01. "J, M. McGREGOR.
Manument No. ** and Monument No.   8
Fractional Mineral Claim*.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of the West Kootenay District.
Where located:—At the head of the
fifth south fork ot Lemon creek, on
Grohman Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. M.„cGre-
gor, acting as agent for Joseph Dnhamel
free miner's certificate No. B50080, and
Louise Sinkan, free miner's certificate
Ko. B50238, intend, sixty days from the
•late hereof, lo apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements,
for the purpose of obtaining Crown
grants of the ubove claims.
Anil further take notice that action,
under section 37, must lie commenced
before tho issuance of such certificates of
Dated this 12th dav of August, 1901.
30-8-01. J. M. McGREGOR.
Itallrouil Group nf Mineral Claimi—Great
Western,   Great   Northern,   Grand
Trunk sand Northern Pacific.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining 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 as agent for Mrs.Emma Gray,
free miner's certificate No.1.50095; Thos.
Blench, free miner's certificate Ne.
B38388; E. H. Stubbs, free miner's certificate No. 52144, and A. R. Bolderston,
free miner's certificate No.B69549,intend,
sixty days from tha date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvementa. 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.tted this 8th day of August, 1901.
30-8-01 J. M. McGREGOR
Bonanza No. .1, Hepabllc No. 9, American
Kagle, Bell Ne. %, and Ve "Traction
Mineral Claims.
Situate in the Slocan City Minin*- Division of tho West Kootenay District.
Where located:—At the head of
Robinson creek.
Take notice that I, W. D. McGregor,
acting as agent for L. J. Hanes, free
miner's certificate No. B42863, intend,
sixty days from the date hereof, to apply
to the Mining Recoider for certificates
of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown grants for the above
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuanceof such certificates of
Dated this 9th day of September, 1901.
13-9-01 W. D. McGREGOR.
Victoria,  Wasa and Skookuin   Mineral
Sltuato In the Slocan City Mining Division of the West Kootenay District.
Where located :-*-On west side of
Dayton creek.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Albert E. Ashcroft, P.L.S., as agent for the "New
Gold Fields of British Columbia,"
Free Miner's Certiflcate No. IM003U,
intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown grants of the
above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
beforo the issuance of such certificates of
Dated this 9th day of September, 1901.
Babjr   Royal   and  Lexington  Fractional
Mineral Claimi.
Situate in the Slocan City mining divi*
lie-opened under
the old management.
Former customers
cordially invited to return
The Royal Hotel,
Cor. Arthur Street and Delaney Avenue, Slooau.
l'uildin-r thoroughly renovated
and re stocked with the best
Fruit, Confectionery, Tobacco
Yon can get anything in these lines that you
require from us.   Our stock in each is always
kept fresh and well assorted.   We handle the
'   best the market affords.   Prices are right
Stoves!   Stoves!   Stoves!
Just look ap McCallum & Co.'a aiaortment of
Heating Stoves,   for either coal or wood.
Prices, from
Steel Ranges from
$5 to $a5
$16 up.
This is the best assortment of flrat-claas
stoves that ever came ta Slocan. They burn
any kind of coal. Call around and satisfy
yourself and we will do the rest.
McCallum & Co.
General Hardware, Slocan.
Agents for Crow's Nest Coal; price delivered, $6.25 per ton.
sion of West Kootenay district. Where
located:—On Republic bill, adjoining
the Phoenix-Viking.
TAKE NOTICE that I. J. M McGregor, acting as agent for Fred Q. Carlisle, free miner's certificate No. B38371,
intend, sixty days from the riate hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown grants of the
above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuanceof such certificates of
Dated this 30th day of Septemher,1901
4-10-01 J. M. McGREGOR
Km,   BU   and   Eye   Fractional   Mineral
Situate in the Slocan Citv mining division of West Kootenay district. Where
located:—On Robinson creek.
TAKE NOTICE that I, W. D. McGregor, free miner's certificate No.
D59606, acting for myself ami as agent
for J. M. McGregor, free miner's certificate No. IW9i;07, and A. E. Rothermel,
free miner's certificate No. B59655, intend, sixty days from the date bereof, tn
apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements, for tho purpose
of obtaining crown grants on the above
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must lie commenced
before the issuanceof such certificates of
Dated this 30th dav of Septemher,1901
4-10-01. \V. D. McGREGOR
F.Ik Mineral Claim.
Situate in tbe Slocan City Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where locat.nl: Between Springer
and Lemon creeks, north of the
TAKE NOTICE that I, William
Thomlinson, aa the agent for Herman
Clever, Free Miner's Certificate No
B38094, intend, sixty davs from the date
hereof, to apply to tho Alining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements, for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under 37, must he commenced liefore the
issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this  24th  day of  September,
Beorpien Mineral Claim.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of the West Kootenay district.
Where located: Near Robinson creek
adjoining the Rainbow.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. M. McGregor, acting as ag;ent for Thos. Andrews,
free miners'certificate No.B46319,intend,
sixty (lays from the date hereof, to apply
to the mining recorder for a certificate of
improvementa,fnr the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must bu commenced
before the issuance of such certificate of
Dated this 17th day of October, 1901.
25-10-01 J. M. McGREGOR
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To J. J. Mulhall, Samuel Prentice, and
John J. Banfleld, or to any person
or persons to whom tbey may have
transferred their one-halt interest in
(lie White Beauty mineral claim, situated between the second north fork of
and the main Lemon creek, 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 upon the above mentioned
claim, in order to hold said mineral
claim under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within 90 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, 1900."
Dated this 22nd day of August, 1901.
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To J. J. Mulhall, Samuel Prentice, and
John J Banfleld, or to any person or
persons to whom thev may have transferred their one-half interest in the
Black Beauty mineral claim, situated
between the second north fork of snd
the main Lemon creek, Slocan City
mining division.
You are hereby notified lhat I have
expended the sura of one hundred and
two dollars and fifty cents in labor and
improvements upon the abovi mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold aaid
mineral claim under the provisions of
the Mineral Act, and if within 90 days
from the date of this notice you fail or
refuse to contribute your proportion of
such expenditure, together with all com
of advertiaing.your interest in ssid claim
will become tbe property of the iubr.cn-
tier, under section four of an act entitled
"An Act to amend the Mineral Act,
Dated this 22nd day of August, 1901.
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To Thomas Henderson, or to any perion
or persons to whom he may have transferred his one third {%) interest ia
tbe Lone Dutchman mineral -.-laim
situate.! on the last south fork of
Lemon creek, in the Slocan City min
ing division.
You are hereby notified thst I have
expended the sum of one hundred and
two dollars and fifty cents in labor and
improvements on the ahove mpiituurd
mineral claim, in order to hold ssid mineral claim under the provisions of ths
Mineral Act; and if within DO dsys from
tbe date ot this notice you fail, or refuse,
to contribute your proportion of such expenditure, together with all costs of ail-
vertisiug, your interest in said claim
will become the propeity ot tbe subscriber, under section 4 of an Aet entitled
"An Act to amend the Mineral Act,1900."
Dateil st Slocan, this IHth day of September, A.D. 1901.
You Can Make
A  Striking  Effect!
By wearing a perfect fitting Suit,
cut in the latest style and elegantly
trimmed. Such can be purchased
A. David, the Miner's Tailor,
near the Postoflice.
Economy with comfort
for your
Eastern Trip
Effective Oct. 13th.
Will operate in addition to tho usual
Crow's Nest Section:
Leave Kootenay Landing on
Tuesday and Friday to St. l'anl
via 806 Lin«; Fridays only to
Torontoj Montreal, Boiton, and
all eastern points.
For time-tables, rates, and full information call on or address nearest
local agent, or—
Agent, Slocan City
J. S. CARTER,     E. J. CO™.
D P A A. G. P* A"
'  Nelson. '   yaucouver*


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