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SLOCAN DRILL.
VOL. II., No. H.
SLOCAN,   B.   C,   JUNE   14,   1901.
12.00 PER ANNUM*
TC
THE PROSPECTOR'S EXCHANGE.
If you have a mine or prftsrsect for sale ^nd us a full report, with samples of
ore, otntiiiB price and terms. '   ' '
Our facilities for placinsr a property quipkly are unexcelled.
We make a npeciulty of frs*o milling gold properties]
Corres^soudnure solicited,   Address:
Hoom 4, K-W-IJ Block, Nelson, 11. (". ANDREW F. ROSENBERGEIt, Manager.
FRESH FRUITS
are now arriving daily and are the
■best to be obtained. Our Confectionery has a reputation second to none.
A- C. SMITH, SLOCAN
Sole agent for celebrated Brantford Bicycle.
TXJST   I3ST:
WHEAT ofthe best quality.   It ''pays" to feed "the best" to chickens
as well as men.
POTATOES They are as Arm as in the fall and were personally selected at Vernon. We guarantee the quality and the price is
away below the present wholesale rate.
CANNED VEGETABLES B*Xy the celebrated Simcoe goods in
Tomatoes, Pease, Beans, Corn and
Pumpkin. Both quality and price all
rip-lit.
W. T. Shatford & Co., General Merchants.
Slocan, Vernon, Fairview, and Camp McKinnev, B. C.
A. YORK
Dealers in Fresh and Salt
Heats, Vegetables and Provisions. Qoods shipped to
any part of the Slocan.
Highest cash price paid for
raw Furs.
SLOCAN,
B. C.
SLOCAN, B. C.
Has ample accommodation for a large number of Quests and supplies the best of
everything In the ilarket.
ALEX. STEWART, Prop.
-A^rlineton
SLOCAN,   B.  C.
Offers up-to-date accommodation for the
Public, lt is the home of Travelling,
Commercial, and Mining Men.
OETH1NO & HENDERSON, - Proprietors.
A BIQ DEHONSTRATION
SLOGAN TO   H.VVI-:   VV*   ON JUNK 3 5
AND 30 NEXT.
Two I>ays' Gelalsrutlon to bo Helsl-Clti-
sennJoln Hands Wills Union In Supporting* the Affair— Dig Prizes to be
Given fur General Sports.
A meeting of the business men was
held at tho Arlington hotel on Friday
afternoon, when it was decided to
join forces with tlie Miners' Union
and have a big demonstration here
on June 2f> and 20. Il is the intention
of tho Union to have a picnic, with
speaking afterwards, while the business men are raising funds to provide
suitable sports. An effort will be
made to have all the Unions in the
district attend and join in the procession and general sports. Ed Boyce,
Chris Foley, James wilks, and other
Labor leaders are to be here, and
their presence will draw a large
s;rowd. There are to be football and
b. seball matches, Caledonian sports,
and a ball in Schonberg's hall.
The picnic will be held on the
grounds just below the Y and close
to thc river. Men have been employed clearing the grounds off for the
occasion. The feasting and speaking
will occupy the main part of the first
day, while nearly all the sports will
be left as the drawing card for the
second day. Reduced rates have been
granted from all points by rail and
boat, and it is fully expected the celebration will be the best ever held
here.        	
Lucky Prospectors.
Some weeks ago it was announced
In these columns tluit W. J. Linchliff
and F. Benson had made a rich discovery between Twelve Mile and
Ten Mile creeks. Fortune has followed closely upon them, for on
Tuesday the t*vn claims were bonded
to K E Kishburn, of Nelson, for a
sum ranging in live figures. It is a
working bond, running for one year,
and the papers were drawn up by A.
II, Johnson, of Nelson., ths* leiial representative of Mr. Fish hum.
contract was let t.« the owners to
drive 100 f.*ot of tunneling, upon
which they stalled Wednesday. The
property is le lie also surveyed and
crown granted at once. The two
claims are known as the Happy .Mc
diuni and International and thev ad
is stated money has been placed in
the bank to carry on development.
Should the present holders fail to lift
the bond, another company is waiting to take hold of ihe property.
MINING   RKC'OItUS.
Appended is a complete list of the various records registered at the local registry office, H. P. Christie being mining
recorder:
LOCATIONS.
June 4—Ponliac, Dayton creek, S B
Clement.
Kimberley, two miles east of town, D
D Ttobortson.
0—Wilis.*, Camoronian creek,,1 Kadcliff
and M Kadcliff.
Black Hussar fr, saine, M Kadcliff.
Winslow fr, 1st n f Lemon, Ben Kob-
ertfton.
7—Mammoth, 2nd n f Lemon, Geo T
Gormley.
8—General  CuSter, n  f Springer,  ,E
Mel ley.
Cariboo, same, same.
Monico, same, James Melley.
ASSESSMENTS.
June 3—Margery, Iowa und Olympia.
4—Seattle.
5—Oh My, Mountain Lion, Celebrated
Eastmcmnt, Westmoui't, Southmouut,
Iron Camp.
0—Annie Bell, Gertie It fraction, Onslow.
7—St Lawrence, Kainbow No 2, Tamarac, Pillls View.
TKANSFKBB.
June 8—Climax, notice by J P Driscoll
that he own!* one half undivided interest.
Tea Pot, Tea Pot fr, Star Poi liter, Fry-
ing Pan ami Dipper, 1-0 in each, BF
McNaught to Charles McNicholl.
Colorado No 2 and M S 1-0, N F McNaught and George Fairbairn to same.
Nix fr 1-5, J Kadcliff to J M McGregor.
4—Tea Pot, Tea Pot fr, Star Pointer
and Frying Pan 1-12, B V McNaught to
N T McNaught and Geo Fairbairn.
5—Celebrated, Oh My,Mountain Lion,
all, A Ferguson to F K Giiffitha.
FKAGMICNTS.
Snow fell in the Arlington basin on
Thursday and Friday last.
Next Sunday evening a song service will he held in the Presbyterian
church.
Capt. Fitz-aubhs,Nelson, is staying
A jut tlie Arlinirtoo. He has been tinder
tho medical care of Dr. Bentley.
The local school will send a number of pupils to write ar. the high
school entrance examinations, to be
held at Nelson on the S8tth.
Voters for the forthcoming muni
ticket is an uncertain quantity. At
lirst it was thought the entire six
would go in by acclamation,but now
it looks as if there would be a contest.
Flections take place on June 22.
MINKS   AND   MINING.
A great deal of new snow has fallen
in the hills during the week.
W. II. Jefferv came in on 'Wednesday to inspect the Black Prince.
Thc Black Prince will make a carload shipment of ore this month.
W. Koch has put on another team
to haul ore from the Enterprise.
Wm. Koch has added eight more j
horses to his already large freighting |
outfit.
OUR   ORE  SHIPMENTS
St'I-STANTIAI.   SHOWING    MADE   11T
THIS   DIVISION.
Last Tear's Shipments Were 38-17 Tons—
A Hsulflsv Kvislenee or the I.ifu nnsi
Wealth of the Camp—Arlington tlifs
Biggest Shipper.
One hundred tons nf ore was shipped from the local division during
the week, being entirely from thc
Arlington, bringing its total to upwards of MOO tons for the year. Despite the wet weather, the teams arc
running regularly and thc. roads are
t   .„    „, s^:^„ „e .„^^ii„a ■,.„»! keeping in fair shape.   Other ship-
Large quantities ot supplies havei      r "^ r
ments are being .prepared  by thc
Black Prince  and  Enterprise,   the
latter having a carload now ready to
go forward.   The prospects for shipments during the summer are that "v
big, stiff' average wil! be maintained,
and that it will be by long odds the
best thc camp has experienced.
Lftst year the exports from this di-
The Enterprise Mines is seeking to vision amounted to 28-17 tons, made
purchase ten acres of ground close to up.from 10 properties.   Following is
thc site of their new mill. a list ot the -.shipments .- this j ear to
John Wereley and Frank Anderson       '
of New Denver, are developing their
property on Twelve Mile.
been sent up of late to the Black
Prince.
Work on the wagon road to the
Enterprise concentratoi has ceased
for the present.
A crown grant is being applied for
on thc Seattle claim,on the first north
fork of Lemon creek.
join the V &  M group.    A chute olicipai elections have been registering
clean ore  has been exposed for 100, freely during the week.    Upwards
feet   on   the   surface,   assavs   from \ of three score are on the list,
which gave $10.40 in (fold and 670     ,jalnes   AVilks   was  elected   vice
president of the W, F. of If., at their
recent annual convention at Denver.
James A. Baker, representative of
the Slocan lake Unions, was made a
member ef the executive board. The
oz in silver
Will Devrl.spr the Myrtle.
II.  A.  Stewart,  of Nelson,  legal
representative of J, M. Williams, was j r
here on Saturday in connection with
Federation has increased in membership and financial strength.
thc bon I held by thc latter on the I Mamwl.-At the licks House on
Myrtle group, Twelve Mile. A fur ! fnne 10- b.v Kev M. D .McKeo. P.M.
ther extension of 15 days has been Sauwhsgrin to Dora A. Breneman.
given bv tlio owners, so as to enable : ■ nR tu'wlv married couple have gone
Mr. Williams to reach here from to »•* Denver to reside The bride
Knglanci, he now being on the way. applied for the license, being the lust
Acnipanv has been organized 'jn I" •••■•■«■ •»<«> ■••■ application ar. thc
England to work the property, and it  Nelsot) ot&ev, and thereby creating a
I   -,   ls^-1 * l.SIS
The government will spend $100 in
repairing the trail over the Ten Mile
summit from the Speculator.
J. M. McGregor is surveying (he
Republic group this week, preparatory to obtaining a crown grant.
AV. K. Richmond bas undertaken
to show the owners of the Calumet
two feet of $50 ore on that property.
A crown grant is being applied for
on the Sunlight fraction, owned by
the Hastings Exploration Syndicate.
(!eo. Weinant and S. C. Jackson,
Sandon, have commenced work on
the Margery group, on the first north
fork of Lemon.
The damage by the water to the
Lemon creek road and trail has
caused much inconvenience to prospectors in getting in supplies.
The survey lines are being run on
Twelve Mile, for the dam and flume,
which the V & M will construct to
give power to their compressor plant.
Dan McCuaig and Dan McPherson
will commence work on the Voting
Bear groap, close to the Mondholder,
this month, and will continue development till fall.
The Arlington's shipments are 50
tons in excess of last year's total figures, while the exports for the slivi- lollBijroi-isalf u s sawJidats for Oxeotataot
sion are onlv TOO tons behind the full \ Masor"' Ul" ":ii<l0tt»! We* ftSMsfma. r*»psois*
fully resini'M ysm that yon  allow your self i.s OS
Humiliated a* .'.Injur at tlss* .suid usansinntious.
\si. Iirreli}'pis-l-riist,* sisirsi Ives tss  give you nur
iip|Mirl.
MIN"!!. WRUK. TOTAL.
Arlington,    WO .1085
Enterprise  200
Two Friends  40
black Princp „,  10J
Bondholder...'..'...!._ 23
Chapleau  Ifi
Speculator  10
Pnoenbt  30
V.&M  28
100 .211."?
In* ;>«•« tu.l the Iron Horse.
W. D. Wrighter and H. B. Weston,
of Spokane, paid a visit of inspection
to thc Iron Uosse, Ten"Mile, Sunday.
They caine in by way of Sandon and
were rowed down to Ten Mile from
New Denver. Thc showing at tk>.*
property consists of a foot of clean,
high grade ore which thoroughly
satisfied the visitors. Thev passed
through here Monday evening, but
will return next week in company
with ti party of l'ittsbnrg men.
REQUISITION.
Slocan, B. C, Juih* lib, IM.
A. YORK, E-n...
Blocan, B.C.
Sib.—Whereas t'.n* date, June ljtb. 1901, has*.
baOQ ss't for tin* notninnUion ssf Mayor and Aid
ernsen for tin: I'ily sif Slocan; and wborens it is
His: s'ssriis'sl desire ot ills' undersigned that you
Hotel Slocan
Slocan, B. C, is under the
fflrt iii Personal Maiient of Jeff Bat?,
Who is ever ready to make life pleasant for those
who tarry within a while with him.
WILSON HOUSE
»
SLOCAN, B. C.
Is reached by any trail pr road
that runs into the Town.
i
Do not go past  its door when
you are dry, weary or hungry.
A. E. TEETER,
Proprietor.
ELECTION CARD.
To the Ki.KrToits ofthkCitv ok Su can,
(iKVn.l'NU'N.
As I bnvo been requested liy a numei-
ommIv signed petition ts> btsooms s candi
slate in the coming municipal election
for Mayor ol tin. City of Blocan—whilst
I nm not now, sir evef will lie, an aspir*
nut fsir public.offlcs   I nrilli In deference
to your wisln's, allow uiy iiiiiiis: In un in
Humiliation ap a candidate. ,Ah nil are
all ws*ll koqualnted with my opinion on
publlu queniioiiH, I will merely ontllns
tin'policy l Intend to parens, if slsctsd
hy tlio people ol ths City :
I 1 nm un iini'oiii|iroisiisins; idvoMtS "'
,-ivii' osMii*r*<liip.
2. In tin* matter of Simoom. I will oppoas
nny attsMnpt to eraato n olnc dslit, siosipl
whare ths n'-sult \%t.sii.i it u rovonos-produolni
:i^>^i ,rssr sin* paoinSt
n. Retrardlno pon-prndaolos bopM-ra-orats,
looh ns stmete, ildsowalka, s'lr., nil mis'Ii mosl be
sustainod '»y lsis*ul Bssassnnani mnl taiss.
4. In tlm nuittsT of tin- propoosd loisis of "Is.
(*X1. isrovitls*s| for iu nootloa 11 of Oi*' Inssorpiira*
lism slot, tlis* sinilssrstiiiiiliiiii was thai thus loan
was iiii-snili.il fsir tlss* eoosiruoUoo of u watar
system. I wlan, thorofora, to stata tliat ooforr
nii-iini Hn* sniil loan, or* nny purl thertsof, h
s'iiri*fssl ostininii1 iiusst ba praparasl, ■!vlntf cost
sif snisl watatsystomi alM>,prioo nnsi tarms.willi
nils -of iiil'Ts'-sl un t;i I y deOCOtOnsa,   Tliru  ill"
wholl* s|'l(sstissll shlllllsl l*S*   SIIOmlttOQ lis tllO |i' 'i
pis*, not in ssncli u *.vny u- io oaoaa dalay,or In
any wny intrrfs*r*.s wilfi th" risrlit of thn loiinril
tss prooasd *■:!...nl.l tun ps*opln -.sidi'oldc, Inn. on
His* prlnrlrsln Hint u vol" ssf UiaelSOtol llioulsl
i'i-liilsiii mi nil qnoatlons nffnotlnfi thofuturo
ri'\s*uiis**s ssr nsOSrOSSOI Ui" sily.
1 may say, in concliimon, that I fully
npprociato tlm rsttxmilbilltles sttssdanl
on tho duly of tlio lirst Mayor of thu
("ity, i'S|»'ciiilly on  SOCOnnt of tlio loan.
which, if council so decide, can be raiss'sl
without condiiinni*. Hiti, if elected, I
will dsvots my whole attention to ths
protection of tht) olvto resoiirecs, which
should nlwiiys bi |.'i'-i*r\'il antlrc lor
tin* lions iii nf tho people.
ruilisfi.lly Yours,
n i>. i,'oiii:i:T^)N,
Slocnn, JutlO •>, 1001.
sensation.
MCIIOOI. IUIPOBT.
Following is the stimdiu',' of  the
pupils in the various divisions of the I
1   ■
publ c school for last month:
.li sum Division.--Second Reader,
senior- Mary Hinisli, Joseph Stevenson, Wcslii* Duty.
Beoond, junior—Joseph Wilson, II.
ll.'ill, LOUtse KeniillMid.
First l-leader—A, York, II. lloss,
Mildred Lavell.
Second Primer—R. Payne, Freda
Wichmann, Willie Smith.
First Primer, senior—Bessie Forin,
Lizzie Kiie, Cassia Long.
First, junior--Lome Foley, Wm.
Stei'hcnsoii and F. Hinisli, nil equal.
I.ns-al Ts*lrplsssss«* Syssls*sss.
Wultcr nnd William Clough have
installed n telephonetyittOI connect-
in'*; the drugstore, hospital and Dr.
Forin's residence. Other parties are
talking of putting in phones and so
cet a regular system established
throughout the citv, with u central
offloe and switchbonrd. Were it
connected with the wire running to
the Arlington nud Speculator, ths-
system would prove beneficial to the
I business men.
Missils ipnl Nnsnliinllsina.
Tomorrow is nomination dav for
i the first civic elections in Slocnn.   H.
| It. Jorand, returning officer., will re-
celvd the nominations st the office of
tin* 1'i'iin'iT Livery Stable, in the
stuivli building, from 12 until 2
o'clock, Por the mayoralty A. York
and I). 1) Robertson will lie plneed
on the boards, bul tlu- Rtdermanla
amount for I'.KX1.
The water is being pumped out of
tho workings on tbo Joker group, nt
Camp Mansfield. It, would not be
surprising to see a bin; move in that
section this summer.
Tom Benton and Gill Finkle are
taking op supplies to their property,
at, the head of the Inst south fb'k <if
Lemon creek, on which they will
work for some weeks.
Ernest Mansfield   is expected  in
Nelson today from England. From
indications In the yiouiity of Camp
Mansfield, it is Judged lie has again
won favor with capital, on a large
scale.
Chatiev Martin. Nat. Tucker and
Dan  iMoCUftig are goin'r oh 0 pros
Tlioi McNs-i.-li
Unvisl Arnot
('. M. bathing
W. 3. At-loock
.1. A. Fishrr
A.C. Smith
3. CampbaH
.1. I'inolibsck
B. H. Donlsp
Pis-k Hutin*r
.1. W. Clii-ls"
A. B.Ta*Her
!t. I. Beat's/, M.P.
.Is
J. U. McCalltuu
lissors**"  Hendaraon
H. D. Curtis
J. A. Andorson
W. T. Shatford
J. T. Baaaohosaa
J. K. Tattersall
W. ]•:. Worden
\v. s. Johnson
Jams-.- Crawford
Lnn Howson
.Insno- K Orr
.l.i.' Law
.Im Blench,
To Tin:  BunSrons or the c'rrv of Si.oi an
aRNTI.KMh.N I
III OampllaOOe  witli   lin*   iiIksvi*   •■xii-a.-iv.-ly
i^ns'il ii'-iui^iiisiii of property own'T. and aleo*
proposition ami  tliey are
see if it is still there.
pectltig trip  towards the  Columbia, j tor-. I beg to aoDoaneo my Intention ot offering
In 18B4 they run on to a big quartz io>^-i' «•* o .•an.ii.ti.t.* f.*r Css* Mayoralty at the
' and   thev arc anxloUStO toithcotningcivicel-^ona.  Bavingbaen.ares*
j Ident of Blocan f.>r uiismi Bve jraars, nnsi being
! oonvanianl sriththe requirea^enUof thaCitx, I
.Jnmes McGregor la mining Inspec* i feel thai I can safely rely on your snppprt nt thn
tor of West Knoteiiay, excepting the
Goat river division:   and  nlsii   hns
charge of the division! of Grand
Forks and  Kettle river.    His head*
quarter! are at Nelson.
Tlie ore chute jest cut ou the Morning Star is 200 I'cet from the portal ofl If■j.'JK,1 j,*4
the drift ami st!86 feet depth.    It Ih   '," 0****ani«lnl mmlysUp of 8-aprotectlop
from eight to  12 inches wide and (SI -aimpstiole «lt^ tu tikra fuwnoss,
The i    a   Submit!init for tlse npprovnl of lis.*, rot.*
i payeii i byu\"* bofor* borrowing jiu.oue, wnian
fssrilicoininsi elactiona.  Bboold 1 bs slactod, I
Sm in fiis-ssr of:
I,   tmertlng a fair wago olauaa for allnubth'
works wliii'li lin- s'ity may enter into, wlis.rebs
ItslMirinsi ssii'is inisy be pnid ut tlssi rats Cg"f-' pal
ilny. 1 helis-vi*. furlber, lhat with a OCsnpelvnt
foreman ne city can gal as itikkI veins f..r ibe
rooney ipent bi baring tbe grant bulk nf u*.
work iloni by .Iny's luUjr us by lhe coutrns't .y -
d I -!,.ill not nslrocstss the latter linlsSW
the tnt.'rest of thnsi"ty.
fully us rich as on the surface.    Thei
0l*e is a   white quarts, containing a j,
Blocan lnioriMiriiiion Ai'i" rives thecoqo*
mixture of iron Hild copper pyrites. I eii power to borrow. Tim oonnoil, In my opin*
M"l„> nelnmnnl vsIiip« ami s-olsl '""i *''sssslil not borrow latfS nuns ol fOOaiel
1 lie piiiicipai \.uues aie goiu. witlnmt Qjea-^rovalofthe people.
\ii*h Unit tan  nnsi   nnnn Ivonnodv *•   Should lin* people be in favor of bsirrnwiug
sMik .Mi.M.in aim   nunc ivenneoy tlll, ,lboV(1 slim of immA bflieve that tha
nre meeting with great success in the amount, or *<> much s.f li is*- nuur beaeosssur,
development of their property on the St«3wSr    ■to''' '" " '    ""' "	
first north fork ol Lemon.    I hey are    r,   "•n-tacln** msaufacturing enterprises, par-
working on a big  iron cap lead, and ticularly work* fsir the treatment of or,*s, to lo
the hnuat nf thnlr slril'l is s-ntirelv in   cn"' h,'r'' by S™'"'""",,-1""1' Instiintisin*, wsih-
WB oiensi ui ineii   unit isini'iii*,  in| i„ r,..,^,,,,. certain prlvUagas,   We banal bund
ore. It resembles the Rossland article
but hn in addition a small percent
nge ol nickel.
I'ssssi'lls s,f July to Work.
Dick Butner took an nutiit rmi ihi-
uiitislil minsrul retOUTCOs which, no doubt, be
furs. long.will rs'suilt ill III" erection of s smelts i
If-ssss'li  nil eiiterpri'i*   is cnrefully  Watered by
llu* iii>. n iiibstnntial payroll will ko ii lotm
way toward" building up tho plaoo.
■).   I'siiiiis- ownefthip u. nil fran-jhlses and
preferen Iwejri gifon (a reaidouts desiring
wsirs.
is.   Tlss- Individual rig-hl  uf isarticulnr cltisao*
should not be esirti'.ileil Kt ten Instans *..r ».il.r-i
, .     ,,      .,    i Itisen. holding .lin ire' '  fls*v .  unsl within
week to do assessment on the Poiirtll  |K>I)„,|M. i ball««« a spirit of toleration by thi
of Julv group, adjoining the Howard  «***£.<*h'"M "•'""'■'L 	
"      i       •' ■ -,.  The Kwor and UwrMi inaii '■•' nssn
Fnietion.    lie  and   Al   Teeter Will sauirUdpoalflaas.
take a  icaac on  thc.  property this1   In conclusion, if si*******-] Maw. I simli .levoie
lUmmor and will shlpdre.   There is' »««V-metrjto to iho wlfawef themtiy,m\
a foot nl high grade <|, v mv exposed *®tow^ionA)a*wt^ia^*
in sm,* of the drifts for W feet.   Thrae
,     , , . ,       ,       j       pusi us ss town.
tunnels havi'   been  run  on Ilie lead, ""cuf*Truly,
eily thuu it hua Is sum llu
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HAS MORE ODORS THAN COLOGNE
What  tbe Overcrowding of   Cap*  Tsws
Means Illustrated by a Few Grapble
Instances—People  Packed   Like
Saxslines  lss  a  Tin—When to
Tako  a   Hath—A Very
HlgU    Death
Hate.
Those who look upon a picture representing Caps* Town, with its inas-a
of white houses nestling on tho
slope that begins at the margin of
the bay and ends at the sheer face of
Table Mountain would scarcely believe that the town was a likely place
for tho propagation of a plague,
writes J. Emerson Noilly in Tho London Daily Mail; all looks so nice and
clean; there is such a refreshing
whiteness about everything, and
there appears to bo no crowding. Yet,
when the visitor goes through and
inspects Cape Town, he discovers
that it contains spots that are filthy
enough to thrssw Algiors or the dirtiest town in Portugal into thc shade,
and can boast of more odors than
Cologno Itself.
I freely admit that there has been
progress in the sanitation of the
place since I first saw it at the time
when ths sewage of the town was led
to the sea by siuits, or open ditches,
that coursed through each stroct. Ad-
derley street has been built since
then, and the old "stoeped" Dutch
cottages have given placo to good
buildings; the sluits have been cover-
ed over, and I believe there is some
official responsible for preventing the
dumping down of all kinds of oflal
and refuse on the streets. There has
been progress to that oxtent, but the
fevsT dens and the slums exist still,
and thore is yet that overcrowding
that a pestilence is so fond of when
it starts out to work havoc among
a population.
Do you know what tho overcrowding of Cape Town means?
I will give a few instances that
came undsa- my observation when investigating the matter a few years
ago. Take ths houses patronized by
tho blacks, the Kaffirs, West Coasts
men, and others. Bred on the veldt,
the housing needs of these dusky fellows are not very elaborate, Each
has the sack that he wears as clothing while ho works in the day. He
brings it home, and it forms his bed
at night. A Kaffir does not mind
overcrowding, for it means warmth
to him at that cord hour disliked by
all negroes—the hour before thedawn
when his teeth chatter and his knees
seem to rattle. I was through half a
dozen or so of the negro "doss
houses," and, although in my time
I have been in some odorous places
abroad, I am convinced that never in
my life before or since havo I so
closely rubbed shoulders with ths
demon of typhoid.
In rooms designed for the accommodation of four or five human beings, I saw as many as fourteen or
sixteen, and those who were crowd-
ed out of the rooms slept in the passages, packed literally liko sardines
in a tin. These men had been working in the docks all day, most of
them dancing up and down gangplanks carrying coals for thc steamers' bunkers. They never bathe or
wash. They go early to their labors
and return late. I think I need not
attempt to describe the atmosphere
of their hovels; that may be imagined.
There are "poor whites" in Cape
Town, as there were in tho Transvaal. They, too, have their "doss
houses," and live in precisely thc
same conditions as the "niggers."
But tho odor of the white man's
houso is somewhat different from
that of tho Kaffir. Most of the uncol-
ored mlserables live a hand-to-mouth
existence, and spend their evening
hours in the low canteens. They reserve a "tlckey" (throe-penny piece)
wherewith to pay tho landlord, and
toward midnight crowd in to sleep.
They largely represent tho class who
go to tho Capo to find employment
and get stranded. They are British,
Scandinavians, Poles, Russians and
Germans for the most part, and whs>n
they toss uneasily during tho night,
mutterings are heard in almost every languago spoken on tho continent
of Europe.
So terrlblo is tho overcrowding
that it is not uncommon to find from
40 to 50 persons crammed into a
four-roomed houso such as the ordinary British laborer inhabits. Then,
tha superior lodging houses, resorted
to by others who can afford to pay
their way—some of those are moro
packed than they ought to be, for
the idea of the boarding-house keeper is to make thc most of space, and
thereforo as many beds are crowded
into a room as the room will hold.
Even tho Dutch members of the
House of Assembly go In for overcrowding. They have their own fa-
vorite lodging houses, and when they
come down from their farms to legislate, they are determined to save as
much as possible of their Parliamentary pay. To this end they sleep
two and three in a bed I
The thousands of Malays, Italians,
and others help to fill thc slums,
With the result that tho houses there
are one and all fever dens, and one-
third of Cape Town is mi ideal hotbed for the forcing of such a plague
as now lias tho placo by the throat.
Added to this overcrowding, Capo
Town is, from a sanitary point of
view, one of tho most bnckward
places perhaps in the world. True, a
new main drain-age scheme is on foot,
and it will effect much; but thnt
"much" is a deaideratuiu of th< present moment. The slums rosk, and
Table Bay Itself Is filthy, fsir foul
sewers empty themselves into it, and
the sewage of ages has gone to foul
a bay In which there is practically
no current to take lt away. For this
reason the knowing traveler to Capo
Tow**    takes bis last bath on board
before. Table Mountain comes |-a
sight. If he delays it until the anchor has been dropped he will be
sorry.
Tho death rate of Capo Town ia
enormously high for a place that en-
Joys such a splendid natural position; and it is a notorious fact that
the majority of deaths occur in the
slums, and that the diseases are
mostly such as are induced by filth
and overcrowding. The percentage
would be much heavier were it not
for the "Cape Doctor"—the southeasterly wind that frequently sweeps
down fiercely from Table Mountain
and blows away the germs of disease
and death that hang around the purlieus of the place in clouds. Bearing
all these facts in mind, wc must not
be surprised if the plague that is now
claiming its half-dozen victims a day
increases in virulence, particularly in
view of the rainy season now setting in. The so-called "civic fathers"
cannot argue that they were never
warned, for time and again the voice
of the social improver has been raised in the press and on the platform
in Capo Town, only to extract the
reply, "Wachteen-beitjo." It is little
wondor that the work of fighting tho
plague has been given into other
hands.
LEGISLATION BY LOTTERY*
How    Kngllsh    Cemmonars    Arrange   ta
"Catch the gpsakar's Eye."
The private member will have a
chance of exercising some of his attenuated rights now that the financial pressure for the year is relieved,
and one of them is the power of moving resolutions on Tuesday evenings.
With the exception of a few Wednesdays devoted to bills, this Ib practically the only opportunity he now
has of registering the opinion of the
House on any question he may bring
before it. Tha privilege is naturally
a much-prized one—for which they
would like to enlighten tbe House —
and even he who wishes to move aa
anti-gambling resolution has no hesitation in taking part in the lott-***""*
by which the precedence of members
is decided.
Every Tuesday afternoon members
who Wish to take part in the ballot
put their names on the list at the
table. These are numbered, and the
chief clerk, who acts as master of
ceremonies, writes the numbers on
slips of paper, and shuffles them la &
box Just in the same way as the
names of horses and blanks are arranged in a Derby sweepstakes at a
club. This operation having been
completed, the clerk, pulling back the
sleeve of his gown to show that there
is no deception, pulls out a number
and announces it. The Speaker, reading from the list, calls out the name
of the first prize-winner, who thereupon gives notice of his motion for
that day four weeks. There axe other
prizes for those who are second or
third, but as the first motion generally lasts the whole evening, they are
not of much value.
And there is always the possibility
of "count out," unless the question to
be discussed is a particularly burning one. Of late years, owing to
the immense inroads which the Oovernment has made on the privileges
of private members, "counts out"
have been as rare as swallows in
March, but lt is not so Very long ago
when they were quite common. In order to keep a quorum together a
member who had tho first place for a
motion used often to give a big dinner party at the Houso. That extensive hospitality has doubtless been
extended for the last time. It would
take a very dull subject to clear the
House on a Tuesday just now.—London Chronicle.
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aJULLEST mm fulfill
"THE  SMALLEST  CHURCH   IN   ENGLAND" AND   CHRISTENDOM.
LADY BENTINCK'S BEAUTY.
Charming Wemea Wha Wts tha ftilM af
Quran Tlctarlf.
Lady Henry Bentinck Is as good ma
she is pretty, and as accomplished
as she is both fair and virtuous. At
the lost drawing room held by Queen
Victoria this blonde flower of the
North Countree came to kiss her
sovereign's hand and, dim though
the good Queen's eyesight was, she
promptly commented on the fair
loveliness of her youthful subject. It
is said on good authority that as
Lady Henry went by, the Queen,
turning to the Princess of Wales,
said, smilingly: "If I were young \
would ask that pretty woman to become a member of my household, and
have her portrait painted, as Mary
II. had Kneller paint her court beauties. It Is a delightful thing, my
dear, to have sweet and handsome
women always about one."
Perhaps the present Queen bore her
predecessor's good advice in mind,
for her court ladies, as chosen so far,
are all fair to look upon, and Lady
Henry Bentinck has been commanded
to serve in the great coronation celebration. In appearance this lady
is a rare and very exquisite blonde,
delicate of feature and possessed of
a uniquely perfect throat. About her
neck sho invariably wears a utring of
wonderful deeply pink pearls that aro
heirlooms in the Bentinck family,
which is the family name of the enormously wealthy dukedom of Portland.
DISPUTES CURRENT OVER FACT
""fobtllijr vs. Oantllltr.
A member of one of the great London political clubs once lost 'his umbrella, and put up a notice in tbe
hall requesting "the nobleman" who
had taken it to return it when he
had done with it.
The committee in due course desired to be informed why ho ascribed
its possession to a peer.
Tho member blandly referred thern
to the rule, which said that the club
was composed of ""noblemen and gentlemen," and added that no gentleman would havo taken his umbrella.
■ar Oreatast Rssesmmsntfallaa.
Lady (at the registry office)—"But
I shouldn't care to trust her with a
baby. She's too small for a nurse."
Manageress—"Her size, madam, we
look upon as her greatest recommendation." Lady—"Indeedl But she
Is so very small." Manageress—
"Yes, but that is an advantage, In
my opinion. You see, that when she
| drops the baby it hasn't very far to
fall."-  filusgow   Evening  Times.-
A curious Incident—.->traisger   Leaving It
One  Sunday Said   It Was   the Tiniest
Church,   With the   Shsirtest  Parson,   the   llrlt-resst  Text, and
the   Smallest   Collection
He Ilisd l'.ver Seen.
Many years have elapsed since, ln
a shower of rain worthy of the district, we descended from the Sty-
head Pass and gained the welcome
shelter of tho Ritson roof-tree. It
was then we learned that we were
gazing on "tho smallest church in
England;" also that three years'
contributions to tho collecting-bag
amounted to less than two shillings
in all, and we were filled with awe.
The samo night the subject cropped
up at table d'hote. The assertion
was made and promptly contradicted
—the smallest church was undoubtedly in the Isle of Wight. That
niivjht the assertion was again made,
and liko a lightning flash came the
contradiction—tlfe smallest church in
England was undoubtedly in Sussex.
Had wc had a month to spare we
would have remained at Wastdale
Head and made our collection at
case.
Now the church at Wastdale Head
is said to be 42 feet long by 18 feet
wide, which gives an area of 672
square feet, a sitting accommodation
for fifty or sixty persons, and the
lie to those who insist on it being
the smallest church in the Kingdom,
for Lullington Church, in Sussex, is
easily smaller, as its total area ot
256 squaro feet and its accommodation for thirty people at the utmost,
together with a very large pulpit,
proves. Lullington, it may be mentioned, was once owned by Sir Philip
Sidney, who was lord of the manor,
and the village is mentioned in the
"Doomsday Book;" the church,
moreover, is really the chancel of a
much larger building destroyed in
the Cromwellian era. A stranger
who formed one of a congregation of
twelve, who listened to a diminutive
preacher deliver a sermon, having
taken as his text the thirty-fifth
verse (consisting of two words) of
the eleventh chapter of St. John's
Gospel, remarked on leaving the
building that it was the tiniest
church, the shortest parson, the
briefest text, and the smallest collection (eighteen pence), that had
ever come within his experience, but
then he was never at Ventnor before
tho Church of St. Lawrence was restored.
Beforo tho late Lord Yarborough
added ten feet to tho chancel, a new,
porch, and a bell-turret to this
building, the Isle of Wight edifice
was undoubtedly the most diminutive of our churches, and is often
said to be the smallest to this das/
by loyal but untruthful natives, but
the restoration added 120 square
feet to its area, which now amounts
to 360 square feet, or 104 square
feet more than the Sussex church,
and 30 squure feet less than the
"smallest" church that stands on a
hillside, 400 feet above sea level,
overlooking the Bristol Channel at
C ul bone, noar Porlock in Somersetshire.
We had Imagined that we had ar-
rivs'd at the real and only "smallest" church when we added Lullington to our collection, but a paragraph in Tho Pull Mall Gazette regarding the Devonshire home of the
new Governor of Now Guinea elicited the statement that Brent-tor
owns thc smallest church, not only
in England, but in Christendom, and
our hearts sank within us until we
discovered that the Tavistock
church, which is said to havo been
litiilt by a merchant who, overtaken
by a storm nt sea, vowed to erect a
church on the first point of land he
saw, was 37 feet by 14t feet, which
givos an area of 530} feet; not until we discovered that the merchant,
though ho did his best, hod failed to
usurp Lullington of the right to be
regarded as the smallest of the
small, did wo with a sigh of relief
brealho freely again. As Brent-tor
has an altitude of 1,100 feet, which
made it come in useful in days of
yore as a landmark for sailormcn
entering Plymouth Sound, and as
thc Church of St. Michael de Rupe
stands near the summit, it can afford
lo smile—to laugh would be unchurch-like—at the pretension of
I'addlcsworth in claiming the "highest ground."
'ihe lath and plaster church at
Hazelelgh, Essex, with its ten pews
only; the parish church of Frlnton,
in the same county—It was at Frlnton that Captain Bushell, the wreck-
searcher, and Cornelius do Tulbury,
"who could poison with impunity,"
resided—gave us a scvoro fright lest
(hey should bo moro diminutive than
our Lullington edifice, and re-open
the oft-discussed question; but although no actual figures are forthcoming, wo believe they are no smaller than tho churches at Wotlon, near
Lolth Hill, and Warllngham, in the
neighborhood of Croydon, both of
which edifices are larger than tho
Sussex church.
A small church that has not many
champions Is that of St. Peter's,
Cambridge, which is situated on tho
Castle Pise. As its length is 25
feet and its breadth 10 feet, with regard to area It comes In order of
minuteness Just after the church of
Ht.  Lawrence and  Culbone church.
Of tho parish churcheH of Grove,
In the district of Leighton Buurard;
of ('hilcombc, in Dorset, and Sutton
Bonnlngton, Leicestershire, except
that their size is diminutive, we
know but little. Tho two first named parishes, we learn, contain but
twenty inhabitants apiece, and of
the latter church it ts said that M
the officiating clergymen is anything
siver the average height, he runs a
good Otianoa of striking his bend
against thi* arch above thc pulpit,
This article would be incoinplcto if
we failed to meatlon that the parish
church of Cranford is said to be the
smallest church in Middlesex, or that
Nicholaston parish church, near Ox-
wich Bay, Glamorgan, though its
length is but 47 feet, cost between
£0,000 and £7,000 to restore, and
is now the most elaborate church
for its size—it will accommodate a
congregation of fifty—in the principality.
Of a church that once stood at
Hollington, near Hastings, Charles
Lamb said it was so tiny that it
seemed dropped by some angel for
the use of a hermit. No edifice of
like character exists to-day, at all
ovents in England; but the Black
Forest can boast of a Kapelle 12
feet long by 9 feet wide that would,
whilst making Lullington church
look small in one sense, make it appear immense in another.—Country
Life Illustrated.
WINE VAULT WORKERS.
HIS GREAT  TASK AND  HIS  ABILITY
TO PERFORM IT.
They   Drink   Large   Quantities   or  Wine,
but An a I'looniy Lot—Their
Quarters Ilescrlbed.
Even to the non-bibulous there is
something novel and impressive in
the spectacle of a vast underground
world "peopled" with millions of
bottles of champagne, on tho contents of which a lleet might float,
and where thousands of pounds'
worth of wine run in the gutters as
little regarded as so  much   water.
These underground "temples ot
Bacchus" are seen at their best under the Old World town of Epernay
or the Roman architecture of Khoims,
where the corridors, hewn out of tho
solid rock, stretch in all directions
for miles, and where the floors descend one below another, like the different levels of a mine, to a depth of
140 feet.
Along these miles of corridors are
stacked hundreds of thousands of
bottles of wine, undergoing the processes of refining and maturing; and
a walk along them may be as
fraught with danger as to cross the
lino of fire in a battle; for at any
moment a bottle may burst and hurl
its fragments at you with something
of the force of shrapnel.
Into these vaults hundrods of
workmen disappear at 0 o'clock every
morning, only to emerge into the upper air 12 hours later. Unfortunately, the conditions that aro best for
the wine are almost as uncomfortable as ono could conceive for the
human population of tho vaults. All
the year round, whether in tho
height of summer or thc depth of
winter, a uniform temperature of 45
degrees must bo maintained; and the
air is so saturated with moisture
that It runs in rivulets down the
walls, and the screens which separate the cellars are heavy with it.
In the damp, dark corridors behind these screens are men whose sole
duty it is to rum. tho thousands of
bottles, one by one, and give them
a slight shake, so as to dislodge any
sediment that has formed; and this
process, probably tho most monotonous and under thc conditions of cold,
moisture and darkness, tho most
dreary that falls to tho lot of working man, is repeated hour after hour
and day after day for a whole lifetime.
An expert worker will turn as
many as 60 bottles a minute and
maintain this rate for ten hours a
day, handling 36,000 bottles ln a
day's work. Is it any wonder that
after years of monotonous drudgery
these men develop all kinds of
strange moods and fancies? They
become gloomy and taciturn, and
got tho strange.it ideas into their
heads. Some of tbem persist that
thc vaults are haunted, and profess
to sea eyes glaring at them from obscure corners and figures flitting past
them—possibly tho eyes of men who
have turned bottles before them, and
cannot refrain from revisiting the
haunts of their earthly days.
But naturally all the work In these
underground worlds of Bacchus is
not of this lugubrious description,
for here a small army of mon and
girls are engaged in cooking, putting on the tinfoil whish makes the
bottles so pleasing to the eye, and
labeling.
The corking Is done at the almost
inrrs-dible rate of a hundred bottles
an hour. The bottles aro handed in
rapid succession by a boy to the
"disgorger," who with marvellous
dexterity whisks out the corks, discharging any sediment that may
have collected, fills them up with
champagne, and passes them on to
the corker. Tho corking has for
many years been done by machinery,
the machine seizing tho cork, compressing it to tho proper size, and
pushing it into tho neck of the
bottle. The bottles are then ready
for the girls, who put on tho finishing touches with tinfoil and labels.
As may bo oxpected, theso processes, i--pertally that of disgorging,
aro not free from danger, for at this
stage a bottle of champagne may be
as risky a thing to handle as a live
bomb, and accidentia more or less
severe are fairly common. It is estimated that at Rheims alone £10,-
000 worth of champagne is waistcd
every year through the bursting of
bottles.
Although these hundreds and thousands of workmen aro allowed a practically unlimited supply of ordinary
Wine, some of them drinking as
many as three bottles a day, it is
remarkable that drunkenness is almost unknown among thorn.—London
Tit-Bits.
HER CHArtACTER.
Has. J. Rosa lanes, K.O.
Hon. J. Hose Innes, K,C, who has
been appointed Chief Justice of tho
Transvaal—its first under British
rule—is the son of the laTe Under
Secretary for Native Affairs at tho
Cape. He married a niece of Sir
Gordon Bprlgg, at presont Premier of
Cape Colony. Mr. Innes was educated at Gill College, Somerset East,
and at the Cape Univorslty. Entering politics ln 1884, after six years
ho became Attorney-General in the
Rhodes Ministry. After tho Jameson
raid he was sent by the High Commissioner to Pretoria for tho purpose
of watching the trial of tho raiders
in the interests of the British Government.
HOW HE MEETS BOEr. TACTICS.
Ills   Attitude  Towards   His   Suborillnate
Officers—The   War  in   South Afrlea   a
Coatraat   With    European   War—
The Commander-in-Chief Does
Not spar*   Himself—A
Fine   Flow   of  "
Lancuaeo.
In an article on Lord Kitchener a
London Daily Mail war correspondent writes:
You cannot defeat tho Doer by calling him names. He runs away and
glories in it. You cannot got near
enough to call him a coward, nor
would that epithet sting him to the
fighting point. It is a part of Brother Boer's tactics to run, and ho
makes us run after him; it is a part
of the tiring out process, and tho
dominating maxim of the outlying
commando is:
"Who light and run away,
Live to fight with Delarey."
Kitchener knows this, and where
another general might havo been
covering sheets of foolscap with general ideas for surrounding and capturing the flying burghers. Kitchener
ia steadily and calmly removing to
well-guarded centres tho means of
flight. Firstly, the burghers must
have food—so wo are bringing the
food ln. Then thoy must havo
horses, so the country from the Or-
ango to the Crocodile is being denuded of horses. Tho horses must
have forage, and the forage of the
country is stored or burnt. Imagine
if you can Kitchc*ner's task. Think
of the enormous tract of country
over which our operations ore extended, and you will realize to somo
extent that in Pretoria is tho only
possible general for the work in
hand—a work that demands better
generalship than would be required
of the commander of an army corps
in a European war.
Contrast the position of the General Commander-in-Chief engaged,
say, ln a war against France. He
would have under his command several compact army corps moving in*
an area restricted by the boundaries
of neutral countries. Little strategy
would bo called for, for except in thc
event of a general European conflagration there is no room in the future for purely strategical movements. Certain recognized positions
will be held or token, and tho rest
will be a matter of tactics. The
General's orders to his Lieutenants
could be made known from one end
of the country to tho other within
a few hours; ho would be in touch
with tho enemy, whose position and
strength would be as well known to
him as his own. His work would
consist in supervising the Generals of
divisions, in whose hands would bo
left the disposition of thc forces.
In South Africa Kitchener In tbo
head, middle and feet of the army.
He runs everything and knows everything. Ho has divisions, brigades
and columns moving in all directions
over an area not less than 300,000
square miles, and he knows the
whereabouts of every one. He has
some columns that are 250 miles
from any railway line, and as far
from tolegraphic communication. His
grasp of detail is perfect. He knows
how many Cape carts Hcnniker's column has, and ho is aware that there
are three sick Yeomen in hospital at
Buluwayo.
His attitude toward his subordinates is peculiar, for he values man
only as a more or less perfect machine, and the more porfect ho Is thc
better he treats him. Kitchener has
no use for fops of any sort, but ho is
not so prejudiced by appearances as
to order a man home because ho
wears an eyeglass, as somo people
would have you bellovo. Indeed,
some of his best officers have an affection for the monocle. If his manner were translated into words it
would run something liko this:
"I am your superior oflicer; you
have taken service under me, and tho
world will judge you according to
your progress. I have great power
ent.rusrt.ed to mo by the King through
his Parliament, and whoever you
are or whatever position you fill in
the l <clal world I can mako or mar
you. I want you to do your duty,
and your duty is to do aa you're
told. If you do as I bid, you shall
have all tho credit for the success in
obtaining which I used you as an
instrument. If my plans miscarry I
will tako the blame—unless lt miscarries through inefficiency. I don't
caro who your tailor Is or how many
clubs you may bo a member of providing you can lead your men into
action with a maximum of dash to a
minimum of risk. I don't want hcr-
oi*". who will lead their comrades up
to the cannon's mouth and roduco
the strength of their regiments accordingly, but steady men who will
tako cover and shoot away obstruction from thc shelter of a nice convenient boulder,"
Nor does Kitchener spare himself,
as tho rocent chase of Dewet testifies. If ho is not at Protoria 8-itting
at the end of a telegraph wire ho is
somewhere down tho line seeing
things for himsHf, and Dewet had
not been long in the colony befon.
Kitchener was at Do Aar, talking to
the commandant of nopotown about
the horses that had not been removed from the Hopotown district. Oa
such occasions' "K. of K." has a fine
flow of languago.
nasi Wssrhed That Oame Too one is.
It Is said that a young officer at
tho front recently wroto to his father: "Dear Father,—Kindly send me
£50 at once; lost another leg In a
stiff engagement, and am ln hospital
without means."
Tho answer was: "My Dear Son,—
As this Is the fourth leg you have
lost according to your letters, you
ought to bo accustomed to it by
this time. Try and wobble along on
any others you may have loft."
Whence comes this precious gift of r-sm.
stancy *
With  doubt  untinged,  unfettered by ,v.
praise: * ^
For  ateiirtfas";  tn  Its  fnith  through mnn,
slnyi*.. '
It wavers not*   Search well that lustrom
eye. *
Unsulllesl pathway to the soul, and try
To* win sllHs'losiirs* from that limpid well
Where Faith und Hope, and Charity, revel
Untarnished since her earliest Infancy
The secret of the line uplifting grnec
Of  heart   aud  mind,   Is  found  In  perfus
love. "•
And thus enthroned, her later life unfoM,
Ass pure spring blossoms, when they urml
Enkindled by the rndlnnt sun above,
Ami   naught   of  fragrance   there   lupins*
withholds. **
 —I* H. Watson.
ELEPHANTS IN THE ARMY.
liiEhly 'lr.-siiss-.il llrigisslas for a Great Tt.
riely of IVsiik- InterestInc   Keatura
of British «rniT l.ifo In India.
One of the most interesting features
of the English army life presented to
the liiyii.vn in India is furnishs-d by !
tin* renin rkahlu efficiency of the elephant Brigade, most highly developed
through tlio* skill of tho Burmese in
handling tlio giant animals, says Tha
lUgiincnt. Their usefulness in India
run scarcely be imagined by one nut
familiar with the amount and variety
of work which they accomplish, but
it would bfl a serious mistake to im-
ugiuu that this degree of usefulness
is attained through any aptitude ol
the unwieldy animals or natural ten-
(leney toward it. It is duo solely
and entirely to the wonderful ability
ul tho natives in training the hugs
animals and overcoming their natural inclinations. This cannot be
too highly praised. Neither must it
be imagined that tho use of elephants
in army life is not attended by great
disadvantages, not tho least of which
is tlio difficulty with which they a™
transported. Naturally tho elephant is not an intelligent animal,
Ho can be taught remarkable things,
in which his strength and endurance
play an important part. IIo can
never, however, perform theso feats
without continual attendance and direction. Abstractly, his power of
work is unapprcciablo; when directed
by skilful hands, however, it is remarkable
The transportation  facilities which
aro provided for the sole use of   ths
elephant are quite as remarkable. I
witnessed  recently,   adds  the  writer,
the loading and detraining of a   lot
of elephants on the Madras Hallway.
Doth were remarkable processes,   i
loading a   rope   is   fastened to   for*
foreleg, and a lot of natives haul oni
pull at     it to induce the animal to
take    the     first steps  into the car.
This  is  only accomplished,  however,
by admonishing    him in  the haunch
by mi'ans of a tusk.    Tho first    step
taken is rapidly followed by tho oth-
ers until he stands safely on tho car.
This     portion of tho task is accomplished   comparatively   easily,     however,  when  ComPSJrcd  with  tho next.
At first    ho     la    timid and slightly
frightened,   but  when   tho car start"
his     fs*nr     is    wonderful  to behold.
Though lie may risle a hundrs'sl times,
ho never overoomes this fear, though
it is much more pronouncs-d when he
takes his initial ride afti'r, say, two
months' acquaintance     wflh civiliza-
tissn.     lie  rends  tho  air  with     wild
trumpeting*,  swlr-nvors fruitlessly to
escape,   nnsi      only cs-ases  his efforts
when    the car Iuih again  come to    a
Standstill.     In   transporting  the  elephants  by seiv the difficulties aro almost   as great.    They  are raised by
means  of  a  canvas  sling  from     thst
wharf to the ship,  struggling to escape and  reiisling  the nir  with  their
cries.      Once     aboard ship they arc
easily     managed,    the     motion not
affecting them, because they do  not
ssi> lbs* moving panorama before
them. Unloading them is easy. Tliey
nn* lowered to a raft beside tho ship
anil allowi'd to swim ashore. They
lake to the wnter easily, nnd nre ex-
ceiis'iit swimmers, being nble to swim
eight or len miles at a stretch without  tiring.
Why Printer Howls Are llarred.
When a member of the Royal fnrn*
Hy comes to dinner it is a point of
rt ii|iietlo, us all our readers know,
to proviilo none but tho illustrious
guest with n finger bowl at the end
of tho banquet. The other diner"
must gs't on somehow without that
convenience. The reason is a curious
ono. In early Georgian days one never knew who was ltiyal; every oilier
man might bo a Jacoblto in his secret heart. Now, it was a piece ot
Jacobite ritual whs*never the toast
of "Tho King" wns drunk secretly to
pass tho goblet OVOT nny water that
happened to be by the drinker. Thi*
was supposed to convert tho tons-
Into thnt of "Tlie King over tho Wnter," tbo i-xilsil Smart at Home Of
Ht. Gurinains. On this becoming
known, the court insisted that titer*
should bo no water within rs'iich of
any guest, and tho prohibition sU"
holds.—Tho London News.
llareifssrd Scored.
General Duller was once In company with Lord Charles Uerosford
coming down the Nile, and as tliol"
boat approached tho First Cataract
a sharp discussion arose as to which
was the proper channel to tako.
Tho soldier advised one, tho sailor
another, but In tho ond lltiller'»
Channel was followed, with perfect
success.
"You see, I was right," tho gen"
eral oxclalmod exultantly.
"What of that?" retorted Bore"1*
ford; "I know it. was tho right on*
myself, and I only recommended the
other because I knew you would oppose whatever I said."
The Favorite.
Miss Tooting Heck (Hiibiirbnn)'"-"
"Oh, Mr. Dash, what horse is thn'
they aro all looking at?" Mr. Da"**]
(City)—"That's the favorite, M'*M
Heck," Miss Tooting Heck—"lb'*'1*'
lyt What a Wonderful creature! "•
sei-ms to have run In every raco I *•
heard ofl"—Punch.	
lnilla Is Advancing.
The natlvo Christians  of the   M**
rlras      Presidency     havo started ft"
agitation     to bo allowed to marry,
thsir deceased's wives' sisters,
'■*■&■■•
J The Drill.
slocan. Burnsii Columbia.
BY THE EDITORS.
(Vs. a is si sums   V\y   Tlifolt   and   Paat
Across the Editorial Tables.
"I'tissibly," began the information sedl-
tor, (.'lancing 'furtively nt a memorandum
mi bin <h'sl*. "y0*1 CBn t0" *>« wbut Is the
difference between a fish dealer and an
untruthful newsboy?"
"Nnue," replied the exchange editor.
"Both do a scnly business.   Why Is"—
•'I say there is. One sighs for Lent
Bnd the other lies for a cent."
"Hang that ou tho hook. What's tht
difi'i fence between a schoolmaster and a
iheep uinrket?"
"No difference. One boards around
anil tho other has boards around"—
"Snw It off. One has his eye on the
pupil nnd the other has the pupil in hit
ejc."
"What has the sheep market to do wltb
It?"
"That's where you get Bold.   Ha, ha!"
"Kuough to make a donkey laugh, is
It?"
"Who's a donkey?"
"Who's a sheep?"
"Ewe are.   Why ts a pound of putty"—
"like a cage of panthers? Sixteen
ounces.   Why Is"—
"A pound of putty"—
"Like a dose of laudanum? Stops the
pane. Thst reminds me. Why is s
hatchet like arnica?"
"Oue Is a window smasher and the
other Is a pane killer."
"Oh. no! Thought you'd bite at It It
bits nn ail on the head."
"Why Is the wreck of a fruit train"—
"Gets its dates mixed.   Why does a"—
"It doesn't It only wabbles its nostrils.   Can yon tell why Pettigrew"—
"Couldn't grow any other day. Why Is
a ballot box"—
"Sniff! What's the difference betweea
the tin can trust and"—
'The other can't rust. Why Is a riotous insurrection"—
"Like a deaf and dumb man? One's a
mute, and so Is tbe other emeute. What's
tho difference between a mackintosh and
a seasick boy?"
"One's an overcoat and the other's s
pale tot   Why is**-
"Stop!   It Isn't pronounced that way."
"I'i unounce it any way I please. One's
a pi.id rag and the other's a draggled
lad"—
At this critical juncture the Sunday editor cmne in **»d swore at them, and tbey
broke away.
Trying Werk.
Thin Haired Man-Whatl A shilling
for cutting my hair? That's outrageous!
Barber—But my dear sir, the hairs
ou your bead are so far apart that I
had to cut each oue by Itself.—London
Tit-Hits.
A famous Ink long used In Germany
wns made of a combination of ehro-
mnte of potash wltb n solution of log-
woosl In the propstrlions of one part of
the former to l.ouo parts or the latter.
Expensive  Paintings.
Mrs. O'Callalian-OI don't see whoy at
ptlntln's are bo very expensive.
Mrs. O'lloolnhnn—Nor Ol. but they
are! 01 had to buy a whole box av soap
before thc groceryman would give me
that wan over the mantel. — Brooklyn
Eagle. ,
Timo   was,  and   that   was termed
the timo of gold.—John Hall.
Put not your trust In money, but
put your money in trust.—Oliver
Wendell   Holmes.
MINARD'S LINIMENT, is the only
Liniment asked fnr nt my store and
the only ono wo keep for sale.
All  tho peoplo use it.
IIAHL1N FULTON.
lTs*a-*nnt Boy, 0. B.
Wo make ourselves mlserablo In tho
anticipation of evils that never happen .—Beaconsfleld.
Nss succs'ss Is worthy of the name
unless it is won by honest, industry
and a brave breasting of tho wavs'H
of fortune,—Huxley.
ALWAYS ON HANL.-Mr. Thomas
H. Porter, Lower Ireland, P, Q , writes |
"My son, IH mouths old bad croup ass hnd
that nothing gnve him relief until a
neicMxir brought, me soiim of DK.
THOMAS'   KOLKCTlUl*   OIL, whloh I
»ve him. and In sis Insure he was onred.
t Is the beat medial ..si I ever used And I
"■mild not be without a bottle or It In my
boon."
r,
If wa could sweep Intemperance
out of tho country there would hardly In' poverty enough loft to give
healthy exercise to the charltablo ini-
pulscH.—Philllpps Brooks.
When a man Is confronted with a
lot of his old lovo letters In a broach
"f promise suit he realizes that kinsl
words can never die.
To (ho man of humanity tbo world
Is generally disposed to asrrlbo every
other good quality; of Its Influence
"11. in some dogree, partake, anil
Uiercforo all lovo it.—Blair.
Ask for Minard's Bj Mj no other.
Tho  burnt child  dreads  tho  fire.—
Bon Johnson.
Sweden cultivated only l,3f>0,0(.0
■teres of Innd in 1812. Now she has
12,fS0n,000 In plow, and grows-100,-
000,000 bushels of grain In a ynr.
Women havo been gardeners nt.
heart since the beginning of all
things, but It Is only during the
latter portion of InHt century that
they thought, of flowers as makers of
a fortune, of fruit and vegctabb's as
sources of  Income.
THE HORSE SHOW.
A special wagon Is being built fot
Annconda, 2:02V*:-'
Another trotter has been named Carrie Nation, and this one hails from
Buffalo. , ;.
The will of a Kansas City man sets
aside' $1,000 for the support and care ot
a favorite horse.
Ah Belle, 2:34%, owned by Hornet
Bros., Greenville, Pa., Is very fast and
will surely enter the 2:20 list of 1901.
J. W. Miller, Lancaster, Ky., reports
that the fast mare Nora L, 2:10%, has
a handsome colt by Ashland Wilkes,
2:17-4
The green gelding Frank Powell, now
In tbe stable of D. M. Lake, Columbus,
()., Is said to have shown a mile In
2:00*/-..
Simmons, 2:28, will pass tbe century
mark In standard performers ln 1901,
as he now bas 97 to his credit, of which
19 are pacers.
Georgenn, 2:07%, the winner of the
"UO.OOO Charter Oak last year, has
again gone lame, and no further attempt will be made to train ber.
A good green one, who will be In Lon
McDonald's stable, Is Hamwnrd, a
5-year-old stallion by Hambrlno. Last
year be showed a mile ln 2:15 In a race.
Tbe bny pacing mare Lillian B, 2:28*4
has been purchased by VV. 8. Bmather,
Northville, Pa., from K. A. Stiver,
Bradford. Sbe Is In good condition and
Is expected to enter the 2:15 list In 1901.
Sable Guy, 2:27**4, is the most Intensely Inbred of tbe new sires of 1900. He
Is by Sable Wilkes (a son of Guy
Wilkes out of a mare by The Moor),
dam Linda Wilkes (a daughter of Guy
Wilkes out of a dam by The Moor).
BILL OF THE PLAY.
Miss Gertrude Cnghlan has been .compelled by 111 health to terminate her
tour In "Vanity Fair."
"Quo Vadls" was recently produced
in Paris and met with strong npprovol
from a large audience.
Helen Bertram Is reported engaged to
a police commissioner of Detroit. He
will be ber third husband.
Sarah Bernhardt went duck shooting
while at New Orleans recently and Is
said to have proved herself a crack
shot
Minnie Madden* Fiske's tour ot the
west, the northwest and the north has
been one uninterrupted triumph, according to all reports.
Mme. Setubrich mny never sing In
public agnlu. Ber physicians have advised tbe famous operatic soprano to
cancel nil ber engagements and retire
to ber home In Dresden for a rest.
Tbe fourth nation to hear "San Toy"
Is Germany, when It wns produced In
Berlin a short time ago after having
been used In England, America and
Austria.   It met with grent success.
In a re-cent German adaptation of
"Tbe Merry Wives of Windsor" Parson Evans Is made a stutterer Instead
of a Welshman on the ground tbat the
German bas no equivalent for Evans*
dialect.
By permission of the president Secretary Long has Issued a leave of absence for tho United States Marine
band of Washington to visit a number
of tbe leadftag cities to give exhibition
concerts.  	
THE ROYAL BOX.
Claret cup as prepared In England Is
the Emperor William's favorite beverage.
King Edward Inherits that fine trait
of his mother which was marked by
ber faithful care and affection for those
who bad spent tbelr lives In ber service.
Tbe Jewels which tbe Duchess of
Cornwall takes with her to Australia
have been Insured against all risks for
£75.000. Tbe duke has Insured bis
Jewels for £2.000.
An amicable arrangement Is reported
In Holland by which Wllbelmlna Is
queen and Duke Henry an obedient
subject two hours every day. The rest
of tbe time tbe queen Is a loyal and
obedient wife.
The children of tbe Duko and Duchess of Cornwall and Vork have been
brought from York House to Marlborough House, Tbey will stay wltb tbo
king tod queen till tbe duke and duchess return from their colonial tour.
POLICE EXPENSES.
In 1899 tbe expenses of the New York
police department were $11,182,500.
This year they are $11.1112.000.
The Isotidoii police department costs
$8,100,000, tho Tans dcpnrtnii'nt $*!.•
000.000 and tbe Berlin police department $1,500,000. Berlin policemen ure
retired Prussian soldiers.
Tbo annual cost of the Chlcngo police
department Is $3.a00.000. I'hllndelpliia
$2,950,000. Boston $1,500,000 and St.
Louls $1,400,000.
Tbe expense of tbe police department
In all four of these American cities,
having a total population of 4,100.000,
Is $8,000,000 a year.
New York, with a total population of
3.500,000, expends In police salaries
alouo more than S10,000,000 annually.
HOUSEHOLD HINTS.
Never fold ap dresses wben trirned
Inside oat If folded on the outside,
tbey will not crease.
Kerosene may be safely used with
boiling wnter to whiten yellow clothes.
The quantity required Is a tablespoon*
ful to each gallon of suds.
Delicate lace may be cleaned by
spreading It out on Ono white paper
and covering It with calcined magnesia.
Place another pnper over It and lay It
away under a heavy weight for two or
three days. A gentle shake Will remove the powder, which will havo absorbed the rroll from the late.
BACK TO HEALTH
THROUGH   THE   KINDNESS   AND
PERSISTENCE OF A FItlEND.
Ass    Eveiy-l>isy   sis, y   lhat   Will   l!ilii«
llo-.ltls ansl  Uupiilssess lu ToKUg Ols Is
\\ lis, Acs, ssis tlse Arivlou Given..
From tho Sun. Orangeville,  Ont.
In every part of Canada are to be
found grateful people who cheerfully
acknowledge that the good health
they enjoy is due to the use of Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills. In the town of
Orangeville there are many Buch people, among them being Miss Lizzie
Collins, an estimable young lady who
resides with her mother in the east
ward. Miss Collins' cure through the
use of this medicine was recently
brought lo the attention of the Sun,
and a reporter was sent to get the
facts from the young lady. Miss Collins cheerfully accorded the interview
and her statement is given practically in her own words: "Two years
ago," said she, "I became so weak
that 1 was forced to take to bed.
Five illness came on gradually ; I
found myself much run down, suffered
from headaches and was as pale as
it was possible for a living person to
be. I used several medicines, but
they did not help me. Then I consulted a doctor, and he said that I
hod scarcely any blood, and that my
condition was one of danger. Medi-
cino did not seem to do me any good
and 1 found myself growing weaker.
I reached the stage where my heart
kept palpitating violently all the
time. The headaches became contin-
ous, and my condition one which
words can scarcely describe. I really
despaired of getting better, and
loathed the sight of medicine. I hail
bean confined to bed for about two
months when one duy a friend called
and urged me to try Dr. Williams'
Fink Fills. I told her I bad lost
faith in all medicines, but she was
apparently determined I should try
the pills, for she brought me about
half a box she had bes*n using herself. I could not then do less than
try the pills, and when they were
usi*d, while I cannot say that I felt
much better, I had more confidence in
the pills nnd got half a dozen boxes.
Before these were gone there was no
doubt that they were rapidly restoring me to my old-time health, as I
was soon able to sit up and then be
around and out. I used in nil eight
or nine boxes, and before these were
gone I felt as though I had never
hud an ache or pain in my life. That
iswhat Dr. Williams' Pink Fills did
for me and I think I would be very
ungrateful if I did not nd-d my testimony for thc benefit it mny be to
some other young girl."
Miss Collins' story should bring
hope to many thousands ssf other
young (*irls who suffer as sbe (id.
Those who are pale, lack appetite,
suffer from headaches, and palpitation of the heart, dizziness, or a feeling of constant weariness will find
renewed health and strength in the
use of a few boxes of Dr. Williams'
Fink Fills. Sold by all dealers, or
sent by mail post paid, at 50 cents
a box or six boxes for $2.50. by addressing tho Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co.,  Brockville, Ont.
Owing to competition with Spain,
Italy and Northern Africa, where labor is cheaper, French farmers are
abandoning the cultivation of olive
groves. In the department of Mar-
seills's alone within six months 40,-
0OO olive trees were uprooted.
lie) MAID'S UffllEIT U Ut HOW.
MOTIIEHS.
Mothers are the queerest things !
'Member when John went away,
All but mother cris*d and cried
When ths'.v said good-bye that. dny.
She. just talks.*d nnd seemed to be
Not the least bit upset—
Was tho only one who smiled !
Others' eyes were streaming wet.
Dut when Jsihn came back again
On a furlough, safe and sound,
With a medal for his deeds,
And without a single wound,
While the rest of us hurrahed,
Lauglu-d   and    joked   and    danced
about,
Mother kissed him,and   then she cried,
Cried and cris-d liko all get out.
-Edwin L. Satin in The Century.
There ne»rr was, and never will be. 1
onlTi-nsisI panacea, ln one run. dy, for all Ills
lo which fl. ah Is hoii—thss very naturo of
many OUTntlvea being sueli that were tlis
germs of other and differently seated ills*
eaH's rooted m the system of the patient—
what would reliaie one III in turn Would iig-
grarato tha otlwr. We have, howoTcr, In
Quinine Wine, when ohUiinablo in a sound,
unadultemtrd stain, a rrinsdv f»r many aod
grievous It's. By Its gradual and judicious
use tho frailest syst.'ins arc led into cssnva.
loscenco and strength by tlie Influence which
y.vnini' exert* nn nataro's imn restoratives.
It rc'levea the drooping spirits of those with
rhera a chronic state of morbid despond-
•sr.c; and lack of Interest in life is a disensa,
ind' by tranquibzlng the nerves, disposes to
etm.i and refreshing aloep—Imparts visor
ss. tie action of tho blood, which, being
•itunt.liitod, courses throughout tho veins,
*trrni,*thi*nlng the healthy animal functions
of lbs system, thereby making nntivity a
nn*M»ary result, t-trenglhenlnf the frame,
and giving lifo to the digestive organs, whloh
naturally demand Increased substance—result, improved appetite. Northrop A Lyman,
of Toronto havo given to the public thMr
superior Qulnino Wino at the usual rate,and,
gauged by the opinion of scientists, thla
wlna approaches nearost iierfcction of any la
the market.   AU druggists sell lt.
Change lays not    her   hand    upon
truth.—Swinbourne.
All market gardeners and fruit far
mers in England suffer from tho tyr
nnny of tho railway companies III
tho matter of transport.
In his Vbobtabi.b l*n.i.s Dr. Farmelee has
glvon to this world tha f rulta of lung selen.
tlflc research In the whole realm of ins*slu*.al
science, combined witli new and valwfVIo
ditiesivories never bofora known to man. ror
Dki.k'atb abo DiniMTATsn Cobhtitutiobs
I'iirail'leo's Fills act liko B eliaiin. Taken in
small doses, tbo effect Is both n ionic and a
stimulant, mildly exulting tho secretions of
ths b'.sly, giving tone and vigor.
THE LATEST STORY.
Mis   JInJetty   King   Kilwssrd VII.   nn   Apt
Student In Mattrrs. That llisv.s Ssism-
tills: snd l'ractlcal llearlsssn.
Here is the latest story about King
Edward VII. Its authority is so
good that I have little hesitation in
believing it, while I do not think
it has yet appeared in print, writes
the editor of M. A. P. When the
King paid his recent visit to Germany, he was particularly enthusiastic about "motoring." It was just
about that time, I believe, that he
gave thc order for the automobile
which a well-known Paris maker has
just built for him, and which is exciting so much interest among Parisian automobilists. Anyhow, he took
thc opportunity which the quiet German country and forest roads offered
to indulge in the exhilarating pastime. One day he was driving with
a gentleman through one of the forests near Wiesbaden, when the automobile ran out of water. Of necessity
a stoppage occurred, and for want of
a convenient water company the boiler was filled from a wayside spring.
The King and his companion started
again and all went well for a while.
Then for some unaccountable reason
the car stopped again.
An inspection was made, and the
King's companion, who is an expert
in such matters, went to work in
technical exploring fashion. The King
stood rendering assistance when he
could. Dut everything seemed right;
no bolts were loose, no nuts missing,
and not a lever jammed. "That's
very funny, Your Majesty." The King
agreed and pondered for a moment.
Then he smiled. "I wonder," he e-ug-
gosted in tentative fashion, "if that
water we took in has anything to do
with it. You know these German
waters generally have some sort of
mineral properties in them. The
boiling may cause crystallization
and so choke the piston." The piston
rod was immediately inspected, and,
sure enough, it was so crusted that
for all driving purposes it might as
well have been heavily coated with
rust. Sand-paper was used, some un-
odultsrated water found; the journey
wus continued and completed without
further stoppage. Evidently the King
sras not the intimate friend and informal pupil of Flayfair ln vain—although little has been given to the
worhl of thoir association save the
well-known fact that it was at Play-
fair's request that tho then Prince of
Wales scooped up boiling lead ln the
palm of his hand—a perfectly painless experiment when properly carried out.
JOHN S. MORGAN'S LFTTF.U OPEN
FOB THMR PEKUSAL.
Hb< a Senilis, ..IriisliiT ssf Use Osillil Wants
His I is-.' I'silillsliesl—An Klclst Yciir
MslI.T.r frssm lisss'ks»<'lie — Cssresl Recently isy Uusia's Kidney Hills,
Dridgewater, N.S., June 3.—(Special )—The case of John S. Morgan,
plumber and tinsmith, of this town,
should be put prominently bef*ore
every union and non-union man in
Canada. In a matter like this there
should be no distinction, tho benefit
belongs to all.
John S. Morgan for eight years
was hampered in his work by back-
uclie. Stooping continually at work
is the cause of a great deal of backache, though not in the way most
people imagine. Mr. Morgan's letter explains the truth of the matter
when bo says Dodd's Kidney Pills
cured his backache. It was really
Kidney ache that Dodd's Kidney pills
cured. It was really Kidney ache
thut troubled Mr.  Morgan.
Backache is the commonest symptom of Kidney Disease. Kidney Disease is the commonest of human uil-
ments, nnd Dodd's Kidney 1'ills are
the one infallible cure for all Kidney
diseases. Head what Mr. Morgan
says about them himself.
"I have been subject to lame back
or eight years. Tho different remedies 1 tris*d wero no good. I got so
that I was crippled up s*ntlrely ami
COIlMo't do a tap of work. Another
thing wns a frequent desire to urinate  altogether  unnatural.
"About a yiisr ago I csunmi'iicod ts)
use   Dodd's  Kidmy  Fills.    1   hud run
down in weight to about no pounds,
During the time I wns using Poslsl's
Kidney Fills I gained 2.1 pounds. My
back got better ami licit sir ns I continues! hiking the pills until today I
nm as free frssm buckaiiio ns ever I
was lu my life. TIiIn nfts'r eight
ys'iirs of it means an awful lot to me.
I realize the danger I was In and
know what I owe to Dodd's Kidney
Fills.
"1 recommend Dodd's Kidney Fills
to anyone who has backache or any
other Kidney complaint."
FRAGRANT
What, tho dew is to tho flower, gentle words nro to tho soul.
HMD'S LIIIMCNT Is isel Ir PkTilCllli,
The sun's diameter dccronss'S at
the ralo of live miles in a century.
Its press'iit diameter Is 880,000
miles.
Chnrity's argument Is short, but  It
hns a long n«ch.
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Large LIQUID and POWDER 75c
At the Stores or by Mail, postpaid, for the Price.
A Dentist's Opinion: "As an antiseptic aad hygienic
mouthwash, and for the care and preservation of the teeth and
lont.   I consider it the ideal
of writer upon application.]
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gums, I cordially recommend Sozodont.
dentifrice for children's use." [Name of wri
CASSOWARIES IN A FIGHT.
Ther Are the Only Birds, Excepting
Ostriches. That Can. Kick.
Although the cassowary in captivity
has the reputation ot being extremely
tractable nnd docile, he is terrible when
aroused.
A noteble peculiarity of this bird Is
that if any particular object attracts his
attention he will perform a sort of war
dance over it. This happened at the zoo
when one of tbe cassowaries, which are
confined in cages near the main entrance,
lighted upon a gaudy piece Of ribbon
binwii inside the bars from the hat or
dress of some woman visitor.
He was one of the smallest of the collection, but he was of a martial disposition. After having carefully examined
•he ribbon he started his war dance and
kept it up with great vigor for some minutes. Just while he was at the height
of his enjoyment a larger cassoway cams
up and interfered with him.
He stood this for some time, but when
the larger bird attempted to oust him
from the spot in order that he In turn
might prance about the ribbon he re-
ss*nted the intrusion in no uncertain style.
Kicking out vigorously on all sides,
craning his neck, snapping his beak,
elongating his body and hitting Imaginary
blows with the horny mass which cassowaries carry on thc tops of their heads
and which is called the helmet, he seemed to bid defiance to all comers.
The larger cassowary, thinking apparently that he could treat the demonstrations of the lightweight with contempt, commenced hustling the latter.
The two were ill matched as regards
height, one of them being about five feet
high and the other a foot or more shorter,
but the battle which ensued showed that
weight and height will not always tell.
Forward kicks were the main feature
of the fight. The cassowary, it is believed, is the only bird, except perhaps
the ostrich, which uses this method of attack and defense, and the way a cassoway can kick would warm the heart of
a French boxer. He can kick straight
out like a man, or he can do the high
kick like a music hall star.
At first the blows were delivered chiefly on the breast ond didn't hurt much,
but eventually the small bird kuocki'd the
other one out with a masterly stroke delivered by the long sharp claw of the inner toe on the wattles of its antagonist.
No fatal Injury was done, but the
shock must have been terrific, for the big
bird uttered a peculiar cry and retired in
confnklbn to its corner, while the victorious one resumed its war dance. It also
had been severely punished, and one
could almost imagine it saying to itself,
like Mr. Henley:
Beneath the blud&eonlngs of 1st.
liy hcssl Is bloody, but unbowed.
—London Express.
Saved br HIb Wit.
Wit has often saved an offender from
punishment in military as well as In civil
life.      •
»ot long since a noncommissioned offl-
sfer entering a barrack gate In Dublin
was mistaken by tho "fresh one" on sen-
tcy. who immediately "came to the shoulder."
The noncom., unaware that bis colonel
was just behind, returned the salute, a
thing not permissible in the circumstances. Arrivesl at his quarters, he
shortly res*eive.l au order to attend before
the colonel.
On presenting himself he was asked
how ho came to return tho ulute, knowing full well thai he was WX entitled to
It.
Not In thc least embarrassed, ho
promptly nnswered:
"Sir, I always return everything I am
not entitled to."
His ready wit pleased the colonel, wh»
laughingly dismissed him.—London Spare
Moments.
Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.—Milton.
MINARD'S LINIMENT LoSTbenui'l Rltll
Horses in their wild state live to
the txgu of 36 normally, being still
fresh and hearty at that age in the
desert.
Cucumbers and melons are "forbidden
fruit" to many per on-s so constituted that
thu least indulgence is followed by attacks
of cholera, dysentery, griping, etc. These
persons tirs*. not aware that they can indulge
to their heart's content If they have on hand
a bottle of Or. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial,
a medicine thut will give immediate relief.
aad is a sure cure for all summer complaints.
The Unitr*d Kingdom produces 76,-
000,000 bushels of wheat, 78,000,000
bushels of bailey, and 150,000,000
bushels of oats in a year.
In Englund in 1S0O a horse called
Phenomenon trotted 17 miles in harness in 53 minutes, a record never
beaten In England.
When a fool offers to back his argument up with a bet the wise man
shuts up.
Pabmelkb's Pills poessess th* power of
acting specifically upon the diseased organs,
stimulating to action the dormant energies
of the sys-tera, thereby removing disease. Ia
fact, so great is the power of this medicine
to cleanse and purify, that diseases of almost
every name and nature are driven from the
body. Mr. D. Oarswell, Carswell, P. 0.. Ont..
writes: ''I have tried Parmelee's Pills and
find them an excollent medicine and on>
that will sell well."
Enterprise is a sprout that Is pruned by experience.
A lnzy man is never inclined to decline a chance to recline.
When some people feel for tho poor
Ihsy forget to fes'l in their pockets.
"Begin  to  educate your  grandchildren by educating yourself.
Canada imported last year agricultural implements to tho value of 31,-
823,795.
A-O-E-fSTTS     •"•^TA-lsTTElD.
We are in need of a few  rclinl.!.- sVucnt*
throughout the country to handle smr
GASOLINE LAMPS AND SUPPLIES.
Good profit and quick sules.    for part's*d
!isrs address
I'HK INCANDESCENT UAS LAMP   Co.,
313 AlHln St., tVliinipf**.
ILIrfOOLlICAEOOMrK^un;
estaliUsChed. ID yeurs trial. A home Industry
Eiicisurage It 11EWABB of An'crlcan Pr|mi
felting, which cracks In oar cluuato. Kor said
plea sui I testimonials aii;i!y to
W. G. FONSECA, iSo'a Arent.)
f.at TUiiln Street, \\ INNII'EO
lnsu.r of Marriage Licenses
[Supplies for all ma lies of sewing machines
WHEELER k WILSON
, M Porfu-e ave. StWIKB MACHIMt M.
Brass Band
Iimtriiiiu sits., llrssini.. Uniforms, Els*.
EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND.
I..SWV..I prtoH .ver qunluil. Kins' catalogs!*
fsOiilliisti-iitlon's niuili'sl tram. Write us for anything In Munis-oi Musi, isl IiisstruineiiU.
Whaley Royce & Co., T^&£B;%,
Tta<nre'a Rtorekouse tbo Mounlnlns.
The mountain dwojltr lives apart frnra
the world. The present is the past when
il realties him. F"r centuries tho high-
lander has had bin plaid rid kilt, the
peasant sif Norway ami tho iisouutalneer
of the (is'i'innn ansl Austrian Alps each a
habit of his own nmi every Swiss cnntsin
a distinctive dress. Mountains preserve
tho (Jaelic tongue In which tho scholar
tuny read this refuco of Celt from Saxon
mill in turn Saxon from Norman French,
just as they keep alive remnants like
(he Kheto-Unmnn, the Basquo and a
number of Caucasian sllali>s*ts. The Car
pnthlam protected Christianity against
the Minus, ami iu .lava this lli'.ihtnau faith
took refuge on tho sides of the volcnuo
Gun ting l.awa ansl Ihere outlived tho baa
of ltmldha.- Sciiluiit'«
Surmounted clifllcultis*H not only
teach, but hi'urten us In our future
struggles.—Hhnrpo.
The   way   to   bii   comfurtablo Is to
make othon ho; the way to   tneJce
others ho ih to appear to lovo tliein;
tin* wiiy tn Appear to love them in to
love i hem in reality.
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THE SLOCAN DRILL
*C. E. Smitherisoalk, Editor and Prop.
i^-sBoaLna-aB *****«y fridav at
•SLOCAN,      -      -       -       -      B. C.
Legal AcVesertising 10 cents a line for
the first insertion and 6 cents a line each
--subsequent insertion.
Certificates oflesprovement, f7 .each.
Transient advertisements at same rates
«a lejwladve.tising.
Locals will be charged 10 cents a line
rfor each insertion.
Commercial Rates made known upon
-application.
The Subscription is $2 per year, strictly in advance; $2.50 a year if not so paid.
Address all letters to—
THE SLOCAN PRILL,
Slocan, B. C.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14th, 1901.
A pencil mark in the space
-opposite will be an indication to you that ye editor
-'Considers thereis something
coming to him onyoursub-
sBcription. Kindly acknowledge   in  cash and oblige.
DRILL roiNTS.
Tom Lake will re-open the Royal
•hotel.
The boat changed her running
time on Monday.
Rev. Mr. Roberts preached his farewell sermon on Sunday las:.
The license commissioners of the
-Slocan meet at New Denver tomorrow
morning1.
Paul Hauck returned Wednesday
from his trip lo Germany. He returned alone.
Mrs. Capt. McMorris, Nelson, was
•visiting: Mrs.Capt. Seaman on Friday
•ind Saturday.
W. Wilson and Carl Lindow landed
» salmon Friday that tipped the
scales at 121 -"bs.
Mails for thc north dose at 9.45 in
the morning' and*for -the south at 4.45
in the afternoon.
T. sArmatron-f went oat this week
to repair the trail up Lemon creek
from thc first worth fork.
The annual seriaqn to the Orange
society will lie preached by Rev. A.
E. Roberts, of Now Denver.
The government has granted $1000
for n trail to the head of Lemon
•creek from the townsite of Oro.
.Service will be held In St. Paul's
.'•charc'i next Sundav, morning and
.-evening*.   C. Arthur Mount, ylcar.
Mark Manley is on the coast on the
.appeal in tho case of Manley vs Collom, the appeal being by the latter.
Ed Boyce.president of the Western
.-Federation of Miners, who is to be
fliero on the 25th, was married recent
Dissolution of Partnership.
NOTICE is hereby given that tbe part-
-nership heretofore exit ting between tbe
'-undersigned, in a contract for getting
•out mining timber at  the  Speculator
mine, has' this day been dissolved by
/mutual consent.   The contract will be
carried out by Henry Stevenson,to whom
all accounts ra**.st lie paid and who will
(liquidate alt debtacenti-acted by the said
firms
FRED 8. 8AMMONS,
HENRY STEVENSON.
Dat«d at Blocan, B.C., this Slat day ol
May, lflOl. 7-r,
ly to Miss E. B. Day, ot Wardner,
Idaho.
W. B. George and Ed Haley came
in from tho Little Slocan Saturday
evening, bringing two elegant beur
skins.
Wilson Hill was down from the
head of the lake Wednesday, looking
np lumber orders from prospective
builders.
Dave Arnot left for Nanaimo Saturday, to attend the grand lodge of
the I.O.O.F., as a delegate from the
local lodge.
This evening the members of the
Methodist church purpose holding an
entertainment to welcome their new
pastor, F. S. Okell.
The business men of several towns
in Washington have signed an agreement to refrain from contributing to
any subscription list In the future.
Married.—At Revelstoke, on June
3, O. B. Wicks, mate on the str. Slocan, to Mrs. M. Grant, of Okanagan
Landing. Mr. and Mrs. Wicks have
taken up their residence in West
Slocan.
All South African volunteers, or
the next of kin of those who have fallen, are requested to communicate
with the minister of mines at once, so
as to receive exemption for their mineral claims, as provided for by the
law.
Next Sunday ismemorial day with
the Oddfellows. The local brethren
will assemble in their ball at 3.30 in
the afternoon and march to the cemetery at 4. A short service will be
held and the graves of the departed
brethren decorated.
J. S. Carter, district passenger
agent ofthe C.P.R., Nelson, was here
Wednesday in connection with the
big celebration here on the 25th and
2Cth. A special train will leave Sandon in the early morning, arriving
here at .1.45, while the train to Nelson
will not leave here till tV30 p.m.
1.1
B. A. Sc.
Provincial Land Surveyor & Mining:
SLOC
Engi
CTN,
ngineer,
B.C.
NOTICE.
Notice.
I, F. C. Green, acting ai agent for
,"The Enterprise (B.C.) Mines, Ltd.,"
give notice that two months after date 1
.intend to apply to the Chief Coinmis-
^aiooar of Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following described
traetof land, containing 10 acres, more
-or less, situated ou Ten Mile creek, one.
.quarter mile northeast of Enterprise
mine, in West Kootenay district: Commencing at it poet marked "lv Mines,
Ltd., 8.W. Cor."; thence alonic north
boundary of llabana mineral claim in an
-easterly direction to intersection with
Slocan Queen; thence northerly alon*;
westerly boundaries of Slocan Queen and
Iron Horse mineral claims to southerly
boundary of Homestead mineral claim;
thence we lerly along said southerly
boundary of Hnmesteusl to Moutezumii
mineral claim; thence -southerly aU>ng
easterly boundary of Montezuma mineral claieito point uf licniiuiini;
Dated this 26th slay of May. i.hii .
K-O-Ol    ' F. 0. GREEN
Notice to Pre-emptors of
Crown Lands.
THKnttiMitliiii ut I'ri<-fni|it<ii1iiif frown luncla
■ -Is lis-ivlsy i:hIIs-i| I.s ihi Hnis*liilnis>iit tsi th,.
''Land Ant," imsImisI nl tlin lussl cession of tlis*
Lf-ft'iiloturs., which provides iu Jiillm..-. viz.:
"9. Pri*-i'iii|iliirsiif Crown lands, whether lis
nrrmris In lisivini nl i,r Iiistisbni'iitM of isiiri'liii.-ss*
sunns.*, i'i nut, who st ths* tinm of coining Into
forr-eof f.liU Act barn ijlit«lrss*sl OrtlflcatMHsif
liiiprovi-jiii-i'l, or who ishull iinsrs* obtniiis-si (Vr-
tlflCBt^ssssf liiiproviMBi'Ol within twrlr" months
tlis***»fti*t, shnll on confornsinc with this provi
M'ssnssifth-s 'Lund Act,' s!ics*pt ass hcriiby alts*r-
«*d, bu rnlltlod fo obtain Crown grants, ssf tlis'lr
iiri'-isinption t'lniini upon eomplsatlna: pn>sn>.iil.
<sf purctiass* nionry at ths* raws of nfts-hIv-livs.
sisinti! psT nors*. and Crown jbrant f«e», which
lusymnnta mny bsi undo aa follows:—
Twr'iity-Ilvis cents p^r aorn on s»r befon* Ihi.
Usi day of DssosMnbor, 1W1:
'Tweiity-Hvi* ci'ists per acre on sir ln'fi.n* tIm*
"Hills slay i,f.luns*,ltiV''
"and tin' ri-niaiiilii*?-
"Tweuty-flvrciNiU p«ir ucrs* on nr Moris th"
,11st day of Docnmber, ma, and without
any fuitln-r iniyini'tit of Interest or urn-am
of Interest." .
W. S, OORI",
Disputy Commi>«lons*r of Lands A- Worki.
Xinds and Works DopnrtmiMit,
>   VUitorfa. B.t'„lst June. l'.Ol. ' 11-ff
pi'RLIC NOTICE is hereby Riven to the electing of the Municipality of the City of Slsv
can, thnt I requirs* the presenoe ssf the saisl sils»c-
tsirs nt ths* liuUsling situnte on the north half of
Lot H. Block A. Sloofin, on tin* I"ith dny of June,
1001, nl 1- ssVlix'k uonii, fsir the purpose s»f elect-
log portom to represent thain in tho Municipal
CsmiK'il aj Muyor nuil Alleisneu.
The msvle s>f nomination of candidates shall
be os follows!
Thi' onnsliilntesi shall be nominated In wrilin?:
thi' wri'sin;.' alsnll be subscribed by twss voters if
thr .Miiiiiciii.iliiy ns proposer and ss*cond«r and
shall be ilcfivs*rs.d to tha Ri*liiruiin.' Officers*!
nny time bet ween lhe slats'sit tho notice and 2 p.
m. of the dav of the nomination; and in the
event ot ii poll beinir iieces.si'.ry SUoll jxill will be
open ssn tho •"■'ml day of June, HOI, at ua'd
building, of which everybody a hereby renuired
to taks' iu,tics* and govern himself accorilingly,
The persons i|i:ulilied to be uomini.ted for uud
electi'd Mayor ssf such City ut the first elections
and bye-i'lection-i to be Inld during the yeurs
ltXIl and 11*Ki. shall be such persons us ure mule
British subjects of the full age of twenty-one
yeurs, and nn* uot disspinlinesl under uuy luw,
nnd
(a.) Aro at the date of nomination the assessed owner of land or renl property in tht*
City of tlse value of om* thousand dollars,
over and above any registered Incumbrance, and are otni-rwi.se (luulillod to
vsste nt sus:h elsxtissn; or
(b.I Who ars. ai the sluts* of nomination the
sols' tenants in possession of land or real
props-rty in the City ofthe value of two
thousand dollars under lease in writing
for lis ,t less than oue year, and are otherwise i|uulitlc(l to vote ut. such election;
or
(c.) Who are at tbe slats'sif nomination the
members of a partnership firsts, or shareholders uf a joint stis-k company, which
is ut the saisl date of nomination the as-
Bossed owner of bind sir real property in
the City of the villus* of sine tliousuud
dollars ssver und ubovs* any n-gistcrcst
- incumbrances, und whose individual Interests in said partnership or company
land is of not less villus, than one thousand dollar.-, and are otherwise qualified
to rote at such election.
The ps'rsssns siunlifled to tie nominated for and
s'lected as Aldermen of such City at the said first
election, and ut ull elections and bye-els*ctisiiis
to bt held during the yean lorn ond IKE, shnll
bcsaii'h persons as are mala British subjects of
the full line of twenty-sme years, nnd arsi not
dlssiniilifled under nny law, anil
(a.) Are ut the slate of nomination the assessed Owners of land sir rs*nl properly In
the City of the vision ssf five hundred
slollnrs over and above any registered
inrumbrunce.andiiri. otlierv.isi*(iiiiilsl|.':l
to vote at such els's'tlsiis • or
(b.)  Who are ui tin'date sir nomination the
sole tenunts In posaesalonof land or real
nropcrty lu the City of the ralusofone
thousand ilsillisr-. under Inau in Writing
for not Is'ss than ono year, and ure other*
wise siunlifled to vote at tueli election;
ssr
(r.) Who nre nt lhe date of nomination the
members ofa pari nership llrm.sn Inn.
poldon of a joint stock oompeiiy, uhich
Is at the said dale of noniiuatinn the ||.
•MMSetl owner ssf luusl or real property in
the Cjtv of the apsetSOd value of tlve
Imiiilred slollnrs user and ubove any res*-
Isters-d Ineiinibraiices, and wllOtfl Indl-
vislsnsl Interest In said partnership or
company land Is or not ls*s« vnlsse tliun
live liundresl dollars, and are otherwise
ipuslirleil to vote ut such election.
(liven under my huiid atthe City of Sls,can,
lliilish Columbia, the "lis dny of Juue, A. I).
1001.
H.R. JORAND,
Rs'turuinir Oflleer.
IL.H.)     IICNId (1..IOI.V iikLOTIIIMERE,
CANADA.
Province of British Columbia.
KDWAKI* VII., by the Grace of Cissd, of the
United Kliigilssjn ssf tireat Br^uin aud
Ireland, Kino, Defenfler of the
Faith, A-s\, &c, Ae,
To nil to whsim these pmscnts ulsull esune,-
(iSegTlNU,
D. M. liiiKRTB, / \»"ll KHKAH It Is pruviil-
Allisriiey-('|.|isirisl.) """ ed by seel Ion 2 „r
chapter50, ot the Statutes of 1001, Is'lnsr lhe
'•ilocan lucorporntion Act, Iftll," tliat it shall
M lawful for the Lientennut-Onrernor ln Council forthwith, without requiring the inhubltants
Of the lauds i>rop'i*ei| to be lB?orp';rnte1 tn ob
serve the provisions of sections of chanter 143
of tlse Revised Statutes; of British Columbia, bs*-
ing the "Municipalities Incorporation Act,' as
enacted bv section 2 of chapter H of the Statutes of 1X99, by Letters Patent under the Public
Seal, to incorporate under the said "Municipalities Incorporation Aut" into n city the tract of
land hereinafter set out; and that such Letters
Patent shall barn tlie same force and effect as
Letters Patent issued under the provisions and
after compliance with all the formalities of the
said "Municipalities Incorporatissis Act," -save
nud except as provided in said "Slocan Incorporation Act, 191)1":
And whereas the Honourable Sir Hbnbi (Its*
tavk Joi.v uk Lotbiniere, Lieutenant-Iiover-
nor of Onr Province of British Columbia.by and
with the advice of the Executive Council, under
and by virtue of the powers and authorities conferred upon him by the snid Acts, and of all
other powers und authorities him in that behalf
enabling, hath ordered that all the following
parcel or tract of land situute, lying and being
In the Di.-'trict of West Kootenay, in thn Province of British Columbia, and more particularly known, describsKt nnsi numbered ns Lot Wi.
Group 1, upon the olliciul map of the snid District, containing 100 ucres, more or less, uud the
inhabitants thereof, shull, on, from und nfter
the 1st day of June, 1001, be incorporated as u
City Municipality under the said Acts, mid hath
made further provision to the tenor und effect
hereinafter appearing:
NOW KNOW YE, that, by theso presents WE
sis) hereby order und procluiin Hint the locality
hereinbefore sinscrilis'd, nnd the inhabitants
thereof, shall, on, from and after the 1st day of
June, 1901, be incorporates! as u City Municipality, under nnd subject to the provisions of the
"Municipulities Incorporation Act." nnd tin*
"Slocan Incorporatism Act,1901." nnd under and
subject to the provisions hereinafter eoutniiii'd
sir referred to. ,
The said Municipality shall be. called nnd
known by tin* name and style of "The (,'orpsirn-
tion of the City of Slsscan."
The said Municipality shall comprise all those
pieces or paresilsof land hereinbefore describes!.
The Council shall consist of a Mayor and six
Aldermen, und the whole number present nt
each mooting thereof shull nist be less than four.
The nomination for the first els*etism of a
Mayor nnd Aldermen shnll tw held at the building situnte sin the north hull sif Lot 8, Block A.
Slocnn, ou the 1.1th dny of Juue, A.D. 1001, nt 12
o'clock nixin, und the polling (if nny) shull be
nl said builsling, ssn the 22nd day of June, A.D.
1001, und shall Continue for one duy only, nud
the psill shall lie kept open between the hours of
10 a.m. and 4 P.M., and Henri Robs*rt Jorand, nf
Slocan, Bnrrister-nt-Low, shall be the Returning
OtliciT thereut.
The nelsons qualified to Ih* nominated for und
elected Mayor of such City at the first elections
and bye-electious to bs* belsl sluring the years
1001 und 10112, shull be such persons as are male
British subjects of the full age of 21 years, and
nre not slisquulihVd under any law, and
(n.l   Are nt ths* dntes.f nomination the nssess-
s*d ownsirs sif land or real property iii the
City ssf thss value ssf one thousand dssllnrs
over nnd isbsive any registered incumbrance, und are otherwise qualified to
vote at such election; or
(b.)   Who un* ut  the date of nomination the
sole tenants in   possession  of luud or
real property in the City of thu value of
two thousand  dollar,   uusler  lease  iu
writing for not less than one year, unit
are otherwise quulified to vote at such
electism; or
(c.)   Who are at the date ssf nomination the
members of a partnership firm, or shore-
holders of a joint stock company, which
is at the said date sif nomination tlis*
assessed owner of lansi or real property
iu the City of the vulue of one thousand
dollars over nud above any regisstered incumbrances, and whose individual interest In said partnership or company land
is of not less value than one thousand
dollars, and aro otherwise quulilied to
vote at such election.
The persons qualified tn be nominated  for
und electsid us Aldermen for such City at the
suid first electissn, nnd nt nil elections nud bye-
elections to be helsl during ths* years 1001 and
r"t02, shall be such persons as nre male British
snbji'cts ssf the full nge of 21 years, unit ure nsit
disqualifies! under nny law. ansl
lu.)
(b.)
(c.)
Are nt ths* .Inte of uopiiuntion th" nsses-
sed owners of land sir renl property in
the City of the value of five liunrlred
dollars over und ubove any registered
incumbrances, und are otherwise quulified to vote ut such electissn; or
Who are at thc dote ssf nous inn tion the
sole tenunts iu possession of lnnd ssr renl
property in the City of the vulue of one
thousand dollnrs under lease in writinir
for not less titan suie year, nnd uresiths*r-
nisequulillcsl to vote nt such s'lucl ion;
Who nrs* ut lisv slnte sif nomination tlse
members sif a partnership firm, ssr shareholders of ;i j.iint stock company, which
is ut the saiddate of nominalism ths- us-
BBSSfld owner sif land or real property in
the City of the value ssf five hundred dollars (iver nmi ubove nny   registered incumbrances, nnd whoss* individual interest in suid partnership or company land
is sif not less value  than fivo hundred
dollars, und sre olherssisn qualified to
vote at such electism.
The perssms spialified to vote for Mayor and
Aldermen ut the first electisiu, and at nil elections nnsi bye-elections to ho held during the
year luni. shall be all persons who are male
British subjects of tbo full age of twenty-one
years, and have resided within the limits of the
City for the three months iss-xl preceding tbe
date of such election, uud
(n.)   Who ure the ussessesl owners sif lands or
ren I property situate within the Municipality ; sir
(b.)   Who  ure  the tenants in possessisin of
lauds or real property situate within tbe
Municipality, paying therefor n rental
having a monthly value of ut leust five
dollars,
nnsi who shnll, before the day of such election,
hare upplinsl to the Returning Officer nnd have
bad their names placed sm the list sif electors
for such election.
I ntil the said Municipality is divides! into
wards, lhe Mayor and Aldernsen shnll Im elected
by I hose qualified tsi vote in the whole City.
The Mayor and Aldermen elected at ths* first
election shull hold ofliee until his (ucoetsor, sir
u mujsirity of their successors, havi' been sworn
in, unless he or they shall die or resign or ls'-
cssine disi|uniilled.
It shnll Is* Iheilulv of the RetiirniiurOllicer to
enter in n book,in nlphubs'ticul order, the
names, uslslresss*sssusl occupations of ull persons
qualified to vote us aforesaid, who make application tsi him, us aforesaid, tsi luivs* ths'ir names
iilnced sm such list, uud such list shall Is- the
list sif tlse electors for such elect ion-.
Before the name ut any iscrsou shull Is* placed
on the list, lie shull miiki' nud sign u declaration
ill writing, tiefssre some person utlthorised to
administer oaths, setting forth his nami'. address, occupation unsl quulillculisin-. as aforesaid, which dccliirutioii shull ho fltod with the
Returning Oflicer.
Such list ansl sleciarat ions shull Ins sipen lo in-
siM'cl inn by nny ps*rsou within lawful hours.
Any person may cssmplnin tbat his name [i
improperly simitted from the voters' list.or lliul
any other uiimc is Improperly inserlssil thereon,
and may apply lu nny Judge of tlse Supreme or
County Court in have his name inserted thereon
sir to Issivs* uuy names iisiproperly in-., rts .1
(hereon struck nil lhe snisl list. In such lulls.r
ease reasonable not ice. to In* determined by lhe
•In lite appliesl Us. -hull Ise given to the person
whose name is pro| i-ed  to bo struck oil.   The
JihIkc shall hear and dispose of sJlsuohsppu-
s'utions in a summary  way, and the itutiiruiitg
• MUerr shall umeud the list in aocssrdisucc wills
the .llidite - siscision.
\l leust six dnys' nsit lee of the tinm ami pines
' f in.initial ion and of holding thn poll (if nny)
shall Is. .riven by the suid Returning Olllcer:
rootl notice to be posted during lhat smriod in
the milliner provided by seel Ion SO of the "Mun-
Is'iiinl r.ls'ction* Act."
'lhe Returning Officer shall, on the day of
nomination, at 2 o'clock p.m., announce the
ntmes of the oarcotuPUt in nominal ion in thut
liehnlf as candidates lor thesillies'sof Mayor unsl
Aldiriin n, SB prescribed by the ".Municipal
Klectlons ,'sct."
At tlio olofpof the time for nominating the
candidates the Reliiriiiiut Officer shnll deliver
to every candiilate, or agent ssf n candidate, applying for the Mime, a duly certified list sif the
names sif the ss'veral camlfdntes who shull have
been nominated: nnd uuy votes given at the
eleel Ion for anv other eunslidates than those so
nominated shall In. null and void.
If, at tbe expiration sif the time appolnts'd for
the election as nfors*snld, no morn candidates
stand nominated limn there lire vacancies to be
rilled up, the Returning Oflicer shnll forthwith
declare the cnudldntc* who may stand iiomhint-
ed Is. Is* fleeted, and return tbelr names to the
Registrar of the Supreme Court.
Nsi siH-eches or inls'rrsiptlsins to the proofed.
ings of nominating cnnifidntes nl the huttings
shall Im* permitted by the Returning Olllcer bet-seen the rending of the nsitlce Of I'lectlon and
the closing sif (he procs*eslings on nomination
dny by the Returning Oflicer.
If, ut the expiration of such I line, mure sand-
Idats's stnnd nominated thisii there ure vacancies i„ be filled up, the Returning Oltli-er 1I111II
sis slurs'I Im names of the candidal, s. und publicly deolure thn slay previously staled in his
iirouliimistloii, and the plains sir places al which
the poll shnll lie so openesl iu the Municipality,
f'sr the purpose of (aklnsi the votes sif 11 1.■<•
tors ni'cordluK to law: and shnll theu niljourn
(he election, und shull tuke n poll by ballot,and
-Isisll causa to lie posted up notices sif hisluivlng
having grantesl such poll, indicating tbe uuinrs,
residences, nnsi occupations of the candidates
ma nominated, in the order tu which they shnll
00 printed ouithe bid lot paper . n Inch uotloes
'hull, us soon o* possible offer the nominal inn,
lie placarded In nil fhe plucs*s where the procla
mation for the election was posted ssp.
If, after un adjournment sir un election by the
Returning OfUuer for tlse purpose of taking u
poll, one of the candidates nominated shall die
nefore the poll has commenced, the Returning
Officer shall, upon being satisfied of the fnct of
such death, counlsTmand nottce sif the poll, and
ull the proceedings with refereuee to the election shall be commenced afresh; Provided that
no fre9h nomination shall be necessary in the
ease of a candidate wbo stood noiniiiutsfd at the
time of the countermanil of the poll.
In case of a poll being held the candidates
(duly siuaiitiod) who shull obtain the greatest
number of votes shall be Mayor und Municipal
Aldermen rcsps'ctively.
Evory person ipiuliuVd to vsite shall have
sev.'ii votes, beiug one for each Alderman to be
olected, ond one for Mayor, but he may vsite for
any less number than seven; Provided ulways,
that he shall not cost more thuu oue vote in favour sif uny oue cuadidutsi, or vote on more tliun
oue ssccasion. And in the event of thn number
of vots's being found to have lserni equul for uny
two or more cundidates, one or more of Whom,
but not all of such candidates, being by tho
state of the poll entitled to he declared elected,
the Ret urning Officer shall by a casting vote or
voti's. as Hie case snay be. decide which of the
candidates for whom the vots's muv be equal
shall be elected; Provided that the said Returning Oflicer shall not vote except in cusoof un
equality uf vots's us aforesaid.
All expenses attendant upon the snid election
shall be home by the said City.
The ops-niiig of the ballot boxes und the
count ins; sif the votes shnll be iu the presenci' of
the candidates if they attend for that purpose.
The Returning Officer, ul'ter the sieclaratism
of the poll, shull retuin the ballot boxes nud pis-
pers until u Clerk shall be duly appointed, to
whom he shnll forthwith deliver the same.
Every person who shnll have presented himself for nomination, uud who shall hnve been
elected 11 Mayor or Municipal Aldermun, must
serve for the term for which he has bs*en elsscts.d
unless in the cuse of sickness, or in default pay
a sum of fifty dollars towards the Municipal
Revenue;.such sum, with costs, shnll he recoverable by the Clerk of the Municipality, summarily, before nny Justice ssf the Peace.
Any vacancy In ths* office sif Mayor or Alderman shall be tilled asfprovided by tho "Municipal Elect ions Act."    w
The first meeting of the Council shnll be held
on the first Saturday after the day of electism,
ut the building situate on the north half of Lot
0, Block A, Slocan. nt 2 o'clock in the afternoon.
Until provision be made by bylaw, in thut be-
liulf, oil proceedings at ond relating to the
meetings of the Council shall bs> held and token
in accordance with tlse provisisms contained in
the "Municipal Clauses Act," and all the powers, privileges, and duties of the Mayor and
Council shall be the samo as those prescribed
hy the said Act,
At ths* first meeting, or ns soon thereafter us
possible, tbe Council may elect a Clerk, Trea-
ssurer, Collector, and Assessor, or such other officers os they may deem necessary,who shull hold
such ollice during the pleasure of the Council,
nnd reeeivs' such remuneration as the Council
may by bylaw appoint.
In Testimony Whereof, We have caused
these Our Letters to be made Patent, and
tlie Great Seal of the snlst Province to be
hereuntsi uffixed; Witn ess, the Honon ruble Sir Henui OtiHTAve Joly dk Lotbi-
nieki', LiiMitnnnnt-Uovnrnor of Our suisl
Province sif British Columbia, in Our City
of Victorin, in Our suid Prsivince, this first
slay sif June, one thousand nine hundred
and one, uud in the first year of Our
Reign.
By Command,
J. D. PRENTICE,
Provincial Secretary.
Alex. Rogers,
Tonsorial Artist.
The Leading Parlors:
MAIN STREET, SLOCAN
Su Gltf :JM!' loii,
No. 6a, W. F. of H.
Meets every Wednesday evening
in the Union Hall. Slocan City, at
7.30 p.m. Visiting bretliren cordially
invited to attend.
J. V. PURVIANCE,
President.
JOHN A. FOLF.Y,
Financial Spcrctary
Pioneer Livery
.and Feed Stables,
Slocan, li. C.
General Packing and Forwarding attended to at the
shortest Notice.
Saddle and Pack Horses for
hire at reasonable rates.
Just Arrived
Half a carload of Steel
Ranges and Heating
Stoves. Call and see
our display before purchasing elsewhere.
McCallum&Co
Dealers in General Hardware,
MAIN STREET, .      -SLOGAN
Agents for Crow's Nest Domestic
and Blacksmith Coal.
Gwiilim 6c Johnson,
MINING   ENGINEERS
AND ASSAYERS.
Slocan,        - - P.. C
or
Corks's- Xo. '! Mineral Clulm.
Situate in the Slocrtn City Mining Division ot West Kootenay District.
Where located:—On tlio iirst north
fork of T.snion creek, adjoining the
Chapleau.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. M. McGre-
?or, acting as agent for .loneph Davis,
ree miner's certilicate U2li889, and Wm.
Findlny.freeniiiier'sceitilicBteNo.HSDOSfi
intend, sixty days frssm the date hereof,
to nnplv to the Mining Uecorder for a
cottitis'rtte of Improvements, for tho pur-
poseof obtaining a Crown grant of the
above claim.
And further lake notico thnt action,
under section '17, must be commenced
before the issuance of such cert ilie ite of
improvement!*.
Daled this 18th dav of Mav, 1901.
24-5-01. J. M. McGRKCsOR.
•ilocMis Hob Mineral Claim.
II E. ALLEN,
Manager
New Carpets
and Oilcloths
Just Arrived.
Furniture- Crockery, Glassware, etc., etc.
_      D. D. ROBERTSON
H. D.CURTIS,
Notary
Public.
Mines,   Real Estate, Insurance, Accountant.
Abstracts   of   Titles  Furnished.
Slocan,      -      -    B. C.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of the WeHt Kootenay District.
Where located:—I'our miles from
Sl.ican City.
TAKE NOT1CK that I, William A
Bauer, acting as the authorized agent of
.linns**. 1) Hyuie, free miner's, certilicate
No. 11441)71; Bolts Svenceski.free miner's
certificate No. B20.56; anq John Wafer,
free miner's certificate N'o.B*)8282.lntend,
sixty day* from the slate hereof, to apply
tc the Mining I'ei'onler for a certificate
of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant uf the ubove
claim.
And further toko notice that action,
tinder section 37, must im comiiiunci'il
before the iseuniice of such certilicate of
improvements
Dateit this .list dav uf Muv. l.Hll.
31-5-01     WILLIAM A. BACKU, P L.S
SoHlllc Millllisl l-lHilll.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where lociitsd: On the north fork
ot Lemon creek, north nud west 01
the Chapleau mineral claim.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Arthur R.
Harrow, as agent for lieorge K. Weinant,
tree Miner's, Certificate No. BSfUKSS,
."•'tilliiiau C. Jackson, Tree Miner's
Certilicate No. B5W817 and John Damnify, Free Miner's Certilicate No. li:W9:i4
°>ntend, 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 claim.
And further tako notice that action,
under 37, must be commenceil before the
issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 4th day of June, 1001.
7-IS-Ol A. H.l'Al'ROW.
The Miir cutt 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 opeu
to those wishingt: join.
Mrs. W.J.Andukws, Mrs.M.D.McKef.
President. Cor. Secretary.
Notice to Delinquent Co-owner
To M. B. Merritt, or to any person or
persons to whom l.e may have transferred his one-tilth interest iu the Nix
Fractional mineral claim, situated at
the head of the last south fork of Ten
Milecreek,Slocau City mining division.
You are hereby notified that we have
expended the sum of two hundred and
five dollars in labor and improvements
upon the above mentioned mineral
claim, in order to hold said mineral
claim under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within 90 days from tho
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 subscribers, under section four of an act entitled "An Act to amend the Mineral
Act, 1900."
Dated this 30th day of April, 1901.
B. O'NEIL, J. M. McGREGOB,
3-5   P. NOLAN,      J. KADCLIFF.
No More
Swearing.
Have installed a new machine
for inaiiiifaeturin<- Stovepipes
and Ail-pipes. They go together
like a charm. Patronize homo
* inslustry and have an unruffled
tciiipcr.
a j.
TINSMITH   AND  PLUMBER.
HiissIIkIsI Iriii-llisiiiil Mliis-rstl < Ulssi.
Situate in the Slocan City Minim* Division of West Kootenny District.
Where located:—Bounded on the
northeast by the Bell, on the ninth
west by the Bonanza, southeast hy
tho Republic; one half mile west of
th > headwaters of Robertson creek,
a tributary of Springer,
TAKE NOTICE that I, Herbert E.T.
Ilatilthin, of Nelson,II.C.,acting BS agent
for the Hastings (British Coluiiitiiu)
Exploration Symlirnte, Limited, free
miner's certifis'ato No. It.WlO, Intend,
llxt** days from the slate hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder or certificates of Improvements, for the purp'iee
of obtaining a Crown Grant of each of
the above claims.
And further take notice that Mt|onj
tinder section 37, must be commence.!
before the issuance of such certificates il
improvements.
lilted this 11th day of June, 1001.
14-41-01 B.B.T. I1AIJLTAIN.
Fishing
Tackle
We .carry a large
assortment of flies
fly books, minnows, lines, etc.
Bamboo Uoda,
'2b cents up.
J. L. WHITE 6c Co.
DRUGGIST**; SLOCAN, U, C.
You Can Make
A  Striking Effect!
By wearing a perfect fitting Suit,
cut iu the latest style and elegantly
trimmed. Such can he purchased
from
A. David, the Miner's Tailor,
near the Pottol^e.
Removed..
We have moved into our
handsome new store,, on
cor. Baker and Stanley
Streets.   Call on us.
Repalrins* a specialty and all work
forwarded will be guarante-Hl, and
mail orders promptly attended to.
All Union wonkmen employed, thus
eiieiiiriiisj" skilled attention.
J. J. WALKER,
Watchmaker
and Jeweler.
Nelson, B.O
CANADIAN
Reduced Rates
EAST
May 31st, June 8th.
Pan-American
Excursions
to Buffalo:
June 4,18 ;
July 2« 16 ;
August 6,20.
"Imperial limited"
on
•JUNE 10.
For time-tables, rates, and full information oall on or address ncarost
local afjent, or—
GEO. T. MOIR,
AKent, Slocan City
J. 8. CARTER,     E. J* COYLE,
D.P.A., A.G. P. A.,
Nelson. Vancouver.
'jam.

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