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Devoted   to   Advertising   the
Mineral Resources and Large
Fruit   growing   Area  in   the
fertile Slocan Valley.
No. 30   Vol. 2,
ST. PATRP'S DAY
Good Concert at New Denver.
Local Talent Exceptionally Clever.
Every seat in the Bosun Hall was
occupied on Tuesday night, when the
Methodist community gavo their St.
Patrick's Day concert. The quality ol
tbe entertainment was such that one is
t: .und to recognize the sterling ability
ol local talent to bo found in our town.
To say that musical critics present were
delighted is to put it mi'dly. They
were enthused. Nearly every number
was rapturously applauded. The lion
of the evening was unquestionably Mr.
D. Nicholson, a violinist of exceeding
merit. His delicate touch and execution iu many diffcult paFsaf.es was marvelled at by the audience, and he was
accorded an ovation But h as is seldom
bestowed upon an amateur. His
obligntoa, too, were indeed pleasing,
and it may safely be said Ihat his pe;-
iorniancea will long be rtuiMiibered.
Mis. Brockman scored several BUCCCBS-
cs. This lady has a contralto voice if
great wealth, r.nd her first effort " Kil-
larney," received enthusiastic applause.
For au encore she gave " Come back
to Ei in," and this wan heartily applauded. Mrs. Brockman, though, was heard
to greater advantage in that sweet
musical lullaby, " Sing me to Sleep,"
and in this the violin obligate was hou!
stirring. As a well merited oncore she
eang " The Last Rose ol Summer."
Mrs. A. St. Cla:r Brindle's rich
soprano voico was greatly admired. She
sang " Whisper and I shall hear," and
the audience demanded a repetition.
Tho violin obligato was very effective
Mr. J. Ilolden was given a rousing
oncore for his banjo solo, "Bonnie
Scotland," and in response he played
the popu'ar' Lucerne Schottisehe " in
pleasing st* lo.
Mrs. Rankine's biilliant pianoforte
���elections wore espectslly enjoyed, as
was alto a pianoforte selection by Miss
Ada McDougald. Mr. Rankine gave
an original monologue, in which lie dispensed much satire on passing local
events. It was cleverly done and no
one should take offence at bis pin-prick
inuendos, Mr. Nelson's Iiish recitation, " Buddy's Eicelsior," caused
much miith. Whether he emulates a
coon, a stage Irishman, or the king of
boosters he shines in the part. Miss
Winifred McDougald gave a reading,
" When Uncle Polger hung the picture on the wall," and J. C. Harris
eang a rip-roaring Scotch dialect song
entitled " Green grow the Rashes, 0,"
nnd called back ho sang a humorous
ditty in wliich " Fol-dc-rol-de-rol-de-
riddly i-do " was a conspicuous pie-
amble. Mr. St. Clair Brindle sang
" True till Death " in Ids usual pleasing style, and tho trio by Messrs. Rankine, Nelson and Gifford " A Laughing
Song," was well applauded, aa waa also
a vocal quartette by Messrs. Rankine,
Kelly, Nelson and Brindle.
We understand that the proceeds
amounted to nearly $70.
At the conclusion refreshments were
sorvod, and thus concluled a very successful program.
NOTES FROM NAKUSP.
From our Correspondent.
Printed in New Denver, the
Beauty Spot of the Continent
and the Hub of the richest
Silver-Lead District on Earth.
DENVER, British Columbia, Thursday, Mar. 19,   1508.
Single Copies 5c;
Xccal ano Genera
The Arrowhead Dramalic Club gave
a splendid production of" The Chimney
Coiner " on Saturday evening last.
Mr. T. II. Dunne as P. Probity was
fine, especially in the scene where he
discovers tho loss of the money. In
fact bis acting all through was excellent, nnd Mrs. Dunne as Mrs. Probity
played her part to perfection. Mr.
Harkins as Solomon deserves Bpecial
mention, as wo were informed that it is
Mr. Harkiu's first attempt on the stage.
The other characters were nlso well sustained. Tlie people of Nakusp who attended thc performance nil speak in Hie
highest praiss ol the production, t'lie
only regret ia that N.tkmp did not I urn
out better, but we can essure the Arrow-
in ad Dramatic Club thnt should tliey
vi .it us Sgalll we can promise them a
good bonne.
At tho Leland Hotel on Tuesday evening, Maich 17, Kiss Nellie Daniels waB
united in the bonds of wedlock to Mr.
Edward Young. After tlie ceremony
an enjoyable dance was held, and mine
livHts Ogilvio and Mc.lv.il trick served a
sumptuous repast,
Mr. and Mrs. J. Cadden. of Three
Forks, spent tho 17th in town and attended the Irisli dame at the Leland,
BoobI tor the Fall Fair.
Clean up the town. Let's have a
beautiful city.
Frank Griffith, of tlie Wrstmont mine
and Arlington Hotel, was in from
Slocan yeeterd.iv.
Mrs. J. Parent and Mrs. Drake were
visitors from Rosebery yesterday.
Children's services will be held at the
Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March
23nd, at 11 a.m. Subject*. " The Magnetism of the Cross." All parents and
children are heartily invited. Service
in the evening at Silverton 7.SO. Subject: "Tho Vision cl John." W. M.
Ch-timers, pastor.
J. D. Ca**-an, who has a contract for
hauling Standaid ore from tho mino to
Silveiton wharf, is experiencing trouble
owing to the breaking up of tho snow
ronds.
Morgan McGrath, who until rocently
was running the Eureka tram at Bandon, is now on the Hewitt tram.
It is said that the Alpha, a property
of great merit above the Standard, will
ba reoponcd up about the 1st of May.
Some years ago ore to Hie value of
.80,000 was taken from a big blow-out
on the surfact. Disagreement among
the partners has been responsible for
the long shut down.
A. S. Macauley (Pat O'Brien) look In
the Sandon ball -on St. Patrick's Day
and reports a swell time.
Thirty men are now employed at the
Hewitt. A baby tram bas just been
constructed from tho lower woikings to
the main tram. We understand Unit
the mill will be put Into operation ubout
Lhe middle of April. There is enough
low grade ore blocked out to feed the
mill 100 Ions a day for two years,
They are working on clean ore at the
Vancouver. Although no official announcement has been made public regarding the construction of a new mill,
it is generally conceded in well-informed
mining circles that such a project may
be looked for in the near fut'ire.
J. M. Cameron, C.P.R. road maitor,
Nelson, paid a business visit to New
Denver yesterday.
Visitors from Silverton on Tuesday
were Mr. and Mrs. T. II. Wilson, Mr.
and Mrs. N. F. McNaught, Mis. W.
Hunter, and II. Parsons.
A. O. Ostby mado atiip to Wilson
creek yesterday, and whilst walking a
log he slipped aud cut liis leg on a limb
of the tree. He also made suoh an extensive rip in the rear end of his jeans
that he sadly clung to the outskirts of
the town until twilight.
Mrs. Wereley is around again after
several weeks' rest necessitated by a
broken too.
Boost for New Denver's Victoria Day
celebration.
Oscar White, manager of the Slocan
Star, Sandon, returned yesterday from
a trip to Nelson. He corroborated the
report of the recent important stiike at
depth on his company's ground .below
tbe Eureka.
Miss Walker, Slocan City, was among
yesteiday's visitors to town.
The St. Patrick's Day ball at Slocan
City was a great success. The floor
was in line shape and Northey's orchestra supplied music that was a delight to
the dancers.
Tho Methodist Church was packed on
Sunday evening, when a Service ol Song
was rendered, consisting of vocal and
instrumental music.
The Miners' Union Hospital ball at
Sandon on Monday was a financial and
social social. Dancing continued until
3 a.m. the following day. A cxcellont
supper was served at midnight.
J. G. Steel, for many years accountant foi the Reco and Star Mining Companies, of Sandon, recently died at Spokane. The old gentlemen was about 62,
and during his long stay iu Sandon
made many fiiends. Ho had been ailing for some months. Ho owned an
inteiestin the Flint mining property
wliich is now being worked so successfully by A. Craig ot al,
F. G. Fotherglll, late of the Vancouver mine, has removed to Phoenix.
Harry Orchard has pleaded guilty.
Next act
Belter
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So FertH
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For Full Information write
S. M. BRYDGES
R. W, Moeran,    Manager,     New Denver
Bruges, Blaftemore & Cameron,
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Wm. Hunter, M.P.P. for this riding,
returned home from Victoiia on Friday.
Nine out of every ten penons you
met on St Patrick's day wore green.
Every Mac. from Codfish county, was
an Irishmen, pro tern, and even onr
esteemed friend from tho Orient, Ben
Wing, sported a green tie. Ben says
lie's from Tlppel'aly, where St. Patlick
taught him to sing "Elin Go Blagli."
The Denver Waterworks Co. have announced new garden hose rates for the
summer months and caution users Ihat
same must be paid in advance, otherwise the water will be  promptly cutoff.
Geo. F. Ransom was down from the
Slucan Sovereign visiting his family
this week. He reports'tbe mine to be
looking belter than over. He and his
partner shipped a carload of high grade
ore to Trail last week.
Julius Wool ff haa bee a spending several days in town renewing acquaintances.
Louis Gabriel has returned to his
home at Mego i, Que.
R ladm'aater McGrath was in town
lust Tuesday. He reports the snow all
gone from Rosebery, and the flowers he
ginning to bloom.
J. C. Bolander in going into tho poultry business on a wholesale basis. He
has just imported one ol those wooden
hot-air biddies which are never known
to chick or scratch (or a living.
Win. Hunter, M.P.P., came in from
Slverton last Tuesday. In conversation with bim, he sail tho provincial
house had just concluded a very businesslike session.
From the Boundary comes the good
news that the Granby smelter has projected the iponding of nearly a quartor
million dollars this summer upon new
machinery so as to increase ihe output
of its furnaces 1,000 tons daily.
s Tbo Slocan'Stnr joined tlie lint of shipping mines again last woe's, S3 tons of
oro going forward to Trail. Other
shippers were, Standard, 43 ; Ruth, SO;
Rambler-Cariboo 44; Hewitt 32; Whitewater Deep, 48; Whitewater (milled)
230.
The Improvement Society 1ms been
successful in its efforts to secure for
Now Denver and,the aurraundirg district, greater publicity in the C.l'.R.
advertising literature. L. O. Armstrong, the company's advertising manager, has been in communication with
11. Cue, (secretary ol the Improvement
Society), andall will he pleased ro learn
ihat tho claims ol New Denver and Slocan Lake will be placed on paper before
hundreds of thousand** of travellers,
who hitherto had never known of the
existence of bucIi beauty spots.
Huts off to the T. I. Society, it is getting there with both feet.
There came to our desk this wook
No. 2 of the most recent journalistic
fledgling, It is printed and published
at Endeiby, B.C., by Harry Walker,
who a few yean ago edited a New
Denver magazine known aa"Momcnts."
Tho new vendue ia a 12-page paper
IU x 9 inch pages, and is nicelv gotten
up and exceedingly well edited. Wo
congratulate the people of Endcrby on
securing so able a journalist aa " Hank.
Reklnw," and wo welcome " Walker's
Woekly " to our exchange bureau. It
will bo a means ol installing Enderby
on the map again���which town fell
from grace with the demise of the
" Progress." We suppose Harry knowa
hia own business best, so it might be
rather rude on our part to suggest a
tillo for his paper that would in itself
he a standing ad. for Enderby and ita
beautiful environments.
A STRAIQHT TALK.
The editor of thia paper ia about to
make considerable improvements in
in the quality of the aheet, and he teela
that the occasion ie an opportune one
for a heart to heitit lalk with readers
and advertisers. We wish to bay lirst
of all that tho revenue of the Reviiiw
in no way warrants any improvement;
aa a matter of fact tha increments are
lower than tho standard living ratio,
but wo do not attribute that fact to the
people of New Denver. To produce a
weekly newspaper that ia commensurate
with the needa of the diatrict, we have
found it imposriblo singlo-handed to
fill the bill. In short, no editor can
produce an amount of local reading
matter such aa we havo produced without a great strain. Our readers who
aro not familiar with tlio mysteries ol
printing will bo surprised to loam thnt
every letter and spaco on this page have
to be put into position for copying Irom
and after use the individual letters and
spaces icturnod to their respective
boxes main. This entails much tedious
labor to the edilor-printor.
In that respect we, perhaps, have
bitten off more than we can chew. It
has always been our aim to produce a
good local paper, and we have never
had any hut kinds words for our endeavors. It is, however, a difficult
task to rustle news when nothing happens, and occasionally a " bum" sheet
is produced. It Would be a simple
matter to turn out a weekly aheet, of
which scissors and paeto were the
leading features, but wo have nothing
Lo reproach ouiselves for in regard to
that. It is not our mission to supply
news ol the world. The diatrict ia well
supplied daily from Nidaon. It will
be time enough for the Slocan to flap
it wings more when Die local industries
are out of swaddling clothes.
Theisfore, we shall still pursue our
bent, but on a moro comprehensive
scale. From now on tlio editor will
devote his time to tho literary and
commercial end ol tbo paper. Tho
mechanical department will be in other
and we hopo more onp.ible hands. This
arrangement will permit of tho editor
paying regular visits to every point of
the diatrict, and thus we hope to glean
a weekly budgtt of news that will enhance the value of the Review both to
ita readers and the editor.
We will in a few weeks abolish our
preaent etylo of " patont innards" in
favor ofan all "home print." Wo haro
felt for some time that our iiaelulnoai
in a ineaHuro is paralysed by our ntng-
nant inside pages, and we want lo control every thought and word contained
on all four pages.
To do this much mousy is noceisary.
It will cost $100 a month more for the
increase of our staff, and we will havo
to do aome tall rustling around the
country to pull oven, but we are hopeful indeed of increased buiincss as the
result.
The business men of the Slocan are
asked to do their part towards trying
to advertise this favored corner ot Iho
Interior. We will do our part. It is
now up lo you.
Spiing in all Its pristine glory has
dawned upon our fair hamlet, and
Mother Earth has abed her winter
raiment, Once again the rumble of
wheels is heard on onr streets, ond
sleigh bells have been relegated to a
nail in the woodshed. As instancing
the mildness of a Now Denver winter
wc cite the fact of pansiea blooming In
the editor's garden a week ago, whilBt
from the (lower garden of Mr. H.
Thomliuson a bouquet of daisies waa
gathered. There is not a semblanco of
fro,t iu the *ground,  and plants which
have laid dormant neat!) the aod
during the short winter aro now proudly exhibiting tlieir young green shoots
to the warn. sun. In tlio years to come
when our valleys are sludded with
ranches, there will be no cause for
wonder when SloCatl farmers will be
lirst in the market each spiing with
their products. Would that the fame
of Plocan lauds were wider known.
It waa on the 14th of November last,
just four months ago, that we chronicled the (act of bush fruits and green
peas growing in aome of tho gardens in
town, but that was not ao really wonderful as it appeared to ua at lite timo.
Three weeks later a saucer of freshly
picked raspberries were laid on our desk
by a local amateur gardener, and theae
were grown in the open air. We also
saw strawberries which were picked in
town the same week. Roses were growing on the outside right up to Chiist-
raas Day, a few days before which tho
first snow of thu aeaBon fell.
Oar Fruit Growers' Column.
Tharc are two points ill the article on
pruning apple troCB by Mr. Stirling
that has just been published in this
paper Ihat I should like to emphasize.
The first ia to keep a ccntro to the Ireo,
amain trunk, not a bunch of big branches
or two or three big ones, but if possible
a straight centre stem evenly distributed
up down nnd around it. The second
point is the absolute necessity of having
an ideal tree in your mind when you
start to pruno, so that nil your cutting
may bo directed towards making your
trees as like the ideal as possible.
The best model for tbi3 ideal tree
that I can suggest is a well grown young
Cottonwood, not ono that has fought
his way up amidst a crowd of oilier
trees towarda the blessed sun-bine, but
such a one as wo may seo growing in
an open space with well developed
branches all around it.
Plant yearlings and educsto the trees
yourself and they will help to educate
you. Do not be afraid to cut the tops
back when you net the treo out, it has
lost most of ita feeding roota in the
operations of being dug and transplanted
and cannot support a largo top properly.
We have all seen young trees whicli
have been planted without the necca-
aury pruning; for the whole summer
they appear to s'and still, making no
growth, I.ut with a melancholy little
liiineh of leaves at the end of eath spindly shoot, or thev may throw out a lew
leaves ami then die.
What are you going lo show'at our
Fall Fair? We niuat get rendy now if
we aio lo make it worthy ot the country,
There should be classes for fruits, vegetables, flowers, etc, and there should
be prizes lor Ihe handiwork ol both boys
and girls. There should also be an
exhibition of poultry, for this country
should become as well known (or its
chickens aa for Its fruit. We can certainly make a splendid allow ol our products If we do our best, and the ikaling
rink with one or two extra windows
let in, will make a magnificent exhibition ground.
A great deal of money Is sent away
from here each year for plants that
might well be grown in the neighborhood. If ono of our market gardeners
wiia to raiae all the cabbago, cauliflower,
tomato and other young plants wanted,
ho should And it very profitable. Alao
there ia a big demand for geraniums,
dalishf, stocks, altera etc., and a well-
managed greenhouse would yield large
relurna for a small outlay.
The oyster ihell bark lice have certainly been having a rough time of it
Intily. Wo shall welcome our friend,
Mr. Thos. Cunningham when he cohiob
hero next lime and not feel so much
like littlo boys caught helping Iheui-
lelves lo j<m.
LOWERY  ON   RECORD.
Col. R. T. Lowery, writing in the
B. C. Saturday Sunset, makea the following remarks:
" In British Columbia we havo booms
in mining land, timber, nnd real estate,
but one ol our greatest assets haa not
yet boon exploded to any yrcat extent.
I refer to the touiist trade. Theie ia
millions in it for tin's province if we
only reach out and get the globe trot-1
ters to stay here for months at a lime.
In the summer lime no country in lho
World surpaases this glorious province in
in iis attractions for those who lovo
nature in its must delightful moods.
All that is necessary to do is to have
good hotels at every pointof superior
scenic beauty and use elegant printing
to till the world. It would pay the
government to apeud vast sums in fofi-
teu'ng this Irado. Tlie C.P.R. has done
a great deal, but only at a few favored
spots. Years age I wrote to Sir Thomas
Shahghucsay asking him to build an
hotel ut New Denvor, us there would be
millions in it. He replied Sttying that
the C.P.R. waa not climbing for millions and Ihat the road would give
aoinoone else a chance to'build tlio
j hotel and make the millions. I agitated
for fifteen years to have a mint built in
Canada, and ono ia now in operation
and making money, and I hope lo live
long enough to seo British Columbia
one ol tho greatest resorts for tourists
oil this whirling planH of ours."
Wo may say that tiio natural cliarma
of New Denver have ever been an incentive spurring its residents cn to
great effort lo secure recognition from
the C.P.R., who practically havo lhe
only means of diverting the flow of
tourist travel inlo any channel they
desire", In this regard New Denver has
never been given opportunity to dis-
plny ita glories lo tourists. But tho
residents have never let up in their cn*
dcavors to per undo the C.P.R. to follow Ihe advice of Colonel Lowery, and
even last weuk Sir Thomas Shaughncsay
waa again appealed to by a well-known
Now Denver business man. In the
meanwhile tho town is endoavoring to
work out its own salvaliou.
Wiliie Westinghouse Edison ia on tho
Review etafl", and juit aa long at he
limits his latent abilities lo knocking
stars off the inkpot and bucking wood
be Is within tho range of hia adaptability, but wben ho aspires to loftier
deeds the editorial heart flutters with
insufferable diead.
Tho worshippers at the Anglican
and Methodist churches wero last Sunday night greatly perturbed through tbe
sudden dianppcarnnco of the electric
light. Both churchea wero well altbti-
ded, the Metliodilt church being packed by roaaon of a Song Survico being
held. When the lighta went out,
poor Campbell, the electrician, waa
anathematized, but on this occacion did
he deserve it ?   Nary a bit.
It happened thus: Oar " devil," little
Willie Wcatinghonso Edison, got ont
of his latitude, ngi'.in. Hia " maw "
had complained of tho electric light nt
home being out of order, and littlo
Willie volunteered a practical demonstration of controlling volts ami amperes whilst ho would aleo remedy tho
defect. He proceeded, and a minute
later emitted a fearful yell, A 1 hie
light shot acioas the room and simultaneously the town lights In direct connection with the transformer near the
hospital wont out.
Little Willie begs to publicly apologize to Mr, Campbell anl tho public
who were inconvenienced by hia thirst
for know-lodge, hut he complacently
admits he now knows more than he did.
Byron N. Wfiife Company Go
After Ore on SunsSon Claim
With food Results.
The S'.ocan S'ar company lias en
countered a good body of ore on lho
Hidden Treasure. Two cars of oro were
shipped to Trail last week and two
more cars nre now sacked in readiness.
The Hidden Treasure ia located In tho
8tar bnain and is below the lowest level
ol tbo Eureka Richmond group. The
vein is a continuation of the Eureka.
Ono of the Consolidated Co.'s claims
cut inlo a corner of tbo Hidden Treasure nnd a tunnel waa driven by that
company to the lints of tho Hidden
Treasure, Bv a mutual arrangement
the Star people nr*. now working tlieir
fl no showing from lhe Eureka tunnel,
and tbe Consolidated Co. have a reciprocal agreement by which tbey can
woil; a portion of their ground through
one of the Stnr tunnels. Tots give and
take method of doing business ia a
pleasing feature of the times at Sandon,
and we hope the example aot will be far
rcncliing.
Tho finding of ore at this great depth
is another link in the chain ol eyidonce
which will go to prove that deep mining
in tho Slocan pays.
Willi the arrival o( spring lho T.I.
Society haa begun the work o( constructing new sidewalks. As wo go to
press lhe hum of the saw and the bunging ol nails ib to bo heard, nnd every
man wbo ia c.ipablo of making aawduat
has heen pressed into isrvice. Evon
tlie new real estate man haa Ii ia coat off.
During the coming season the C.P.R.
will expend .250,000 on its navigation
department in Iho Kootennya. Down
at the shipyards they are preparing to
build a tug and a barg", and other ad-
ditiona to th e fleet are in contemplation
The ship carpentera nre busy atNakmp,
and as n result there will be a (tig nnd
two or three barges more In, commission willi'ii a few weeks.-��� Nela:u Canadian,
����� Thou Shalt Not Steal."
Tho as:imiliitioii oi the above commandment might at thia juncture in
tho unhappy affairs of Ihe Nelson 20,009
Club, prove a salutary lesson to its
.members. Is it tl.nt retribution has
been swift ?
Throughout British Columbia it is
generally conceded that the magnificent
ruggtd saneiy around Slocan Lnke has
no equal. Wo are selfish enough to admit tho impeachment. But in the city
of Nelson there nre a clafs who would
prey upon tbo susceptible. Nobody
ever accused tho city cf Nelson of owning beautiful environments. The20,000
club is painfully awure of its defects iu
that respect, and it perforce must
scratch around many miles distant to
sacuro the necessary views with which
to embellish its stationery. In tbis
tlieir range ia far-reaching. Tt cuts no
figure with tbem how many milea from
Nelson tbe scenes they produce aie
locate I. A hundred miloa ia a mere
Btroll. Every choice bit of scenery is
" near Nelson." It is, in short, trading
under false pretences; or, to bo more
generous, it is an endeavour to impart
a Slibllme halo to Nelson which ia
rightly an nsset of another town, and
they must not get angry when told of
their ains,
We have before us na wo wiite, a
picture postcard gotten out bv the club
under notice. Upon one aide is a magnificent view ol Slocan lake taken fiom
Now Denver. In tl.o distance can be
seen the purpling mountains with their
crystal peaks, and below all ia reflected
in lho clear bluo waters of fair lnke
Slocan. We glory in such a picture
being pla**ed before nn appreciative.
public. In the real it ia a feaet for
oyes. But it is not " near " Timbuetoo
or Nelson, and we alrenuonaly object to
the club purloining a view which may
bo aoon any dny from our beautiful
hamlet.
Yesterday wo stood upon the very
spot upon which ihe camera was placed
to secure the picture under notice, nnd
aa we rend upon the postcard tho words
" Lake nnd Mountain Scenery near
Nelson, B.C.," we agreed with tho sags,
"All men are liars I" That word "near"
provides a hole lor an obvioua necessity,
but the words underneath tho photo*
graph, " Why not spend your summer
vacation at Nelson, B.C.," coins* near
pinning them down to misleading tho
public.
To those who aro seeking repose at
the breast of nature we would add:
New Denver is tbe Lucerne of North
America, nnd if authi ntic information
of this district is needed, it ia necessary
to take a certain club's literature cum
ginno salia. They may be straight but
they don't look it.
Tbe T.T. Society announce a " Cafe
Chantnnt" on April 'Jul. This is n
novel free nnd easy Hi vie of smoking
concert which should prove a gieat
success and at the same lime be a mean's
of putting some needed dough into lho
purse of the treasurer as Iho wheie-
withal to continue, the society's program of us* ful'ies. Ladies nre fpeetnlly
Invited, THE   SLOCAN   MINING   REVIEW,   NEW   DENVER,   B. C.
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AIKENSIDE
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BY MARY J. HOLPES
Author of "Dora Deane," The English Orphtni,"
"Lena Rivera," "The Rector of St. MarkV
"Tempest and Sunshine," Etc
j
(Continued)
a-sssre "was HI ecstasies again. Clasping the ornaments on Maddy'B neck
and arms, she danced around her,
declaring there never was anything
more beautiful or anybody as pretty
as Maddy was in her rich party dress.
Maddy was fond of jewelry���as what
young girl is not?���and felt a flush of
gratified pride, or vanity, or satisfaction, whichever one chooses to call
it, as she glanced nt herself in the
mirror and remembered the time
when, riding with the doctor, she had
met Mra. Agnes, with golden bracelets flashing on her arms, and wished she might one day wear something like them. The day had come
sooner than she then anticipated, but
Maddy wns not ns happy in possession of the coveted ornaments as she
had thought she should be. Somehow, it seemed to her thnt Guy ought
not to hnve given them to her, that
it, was improper (or her to keep them,
and thnt both Mrs. Nonh nnd Agnes
thought so, too, She wished she knew
exactly what wns right, and then,
remembering that Guy had said the
doctor waa expected early, she decided to ask his opinion on the subject and abide  by  it.
At first Agnes had cared but little
about the party, affecting to despise
the people in their immediate neighborhood; but when Guy. gave her permission to invite from the adjoining
towns, and even from Worcester if
she liked, her spirits rose; and when
hei* toilet was completed, she shone
resplendent in lace and diamonds and
curls, managing to retain through all
a certain simplicity ol dress appropriate to the hostess. But beautiful
as Agnes waB, she felt in her jealous
heart that tbere was about Maddy
Clyde an attraction she did not possess. Guy saw it, too, and while
complimenting his pretty step-mother,
kept his eyes fixed admiringly on
Maddy, who started him into certain
unpleasant remembrances by asking
if the doctor had come yet.
"No���yes���there he was now," and
Guy looked* into the hall, where the
doctor's voice was heard inquiring
for him.
"I want to see him a minute, alone,
please. There's something I want to
ask him." And, unmindful of Agnes'
darkening frown, or Guy's look of
wonder, Maddy darted from the room,
and ran hastily down the hall to
where the doctor stood, waiting for
Guy, not for her.
He had not expected to meet her
thus, or to see her thus, and the sight
of her, grown so tall, so womanly, so
stylish, and so beautiful, almost took
his breath away. And yet, as he
stood with her soft hand in his, and
surveyed her from head to loot, he
felt that he would rather have had
her as she was when a dainty trill
shaded her pale, wasted lace, when
the snowy ruffle was iastened high
about her throat, and the cotton
bands were buttoned nbout her wrists,
where gold ones now were shining.
The doctor had never forgotten Maddy as she wns then, the very embodiment, he thought., of helpless purity.
The little sick girl, so dear to him
thou, was growing away from him
now; and these udornings whicli marked the budding woman, seemed to remove her from him aud place her
nearer to Guy, whose bride should
wear jewels, just as Maddy did.
She was very glad to see liiiu, she
said, asking in the same breath why
he had not, been to the cottage, it
she had not grown tall, and if he
thought her improved with living in
a city.
"One question at a time, if you
please," he said, drawing her a little
more into tlie shadow of the hall,
where they would be less observed by
anyone passing through.
Maddy did not wait for him to answer, so eager Wns she to unburden
her mind and know if she ought to
keep the costly presents, at which she
knew he was looking.
"If he remembers his unpaid bill,
he must consider me mighty mean,"
she thought; and then, with her usual
frankness, she told him of the perplexity and asked liis opinion.
"It would displease Mr. Guy very
much if I were to give them back, '
she said; "but it hardly is right for
me to accept them, ia it?"
The doctor did not say she ought
not to wear the ornnments, though
be longed to tear them Irom her arniB
and throw them anywhere, he cared
not where, so they freed her wholly
from Guy.
They were very becoming, he said,
She would not look ns well without
them; so she had better wear them
to-night, nnd to-morrow, if she would
see him, he would talk with her further.
Dissembling doctor! He said all
this to gain the desired interview
with Mnddy, the interview lor which
Guy was to prepare her. That he had
not done so he felt nssured, but ho
could not be angry with him, as he
came smilingly toward them, asking
if they had ...talked in privacy long
enough, nnd glnncing rather curiously at Maddy's fnce. There was nothing in its expression to disturb him,
and, offering her his arm, he led her
back to the drawing rooms where
Agnes wns smoothing down the folds
of her dress, preparatory to receiving the guests just descending tbe
stairs. It was a brilliant scene which
Aikenside presented that night, and
amid it all Agnes bore hersell like
a queen; while Jessie, with her sunny
face and golden hair, came in for a
full share of attention. But amid the
gay throng there wns none so fair or
ao beautiful as Mnddy, who deported
herself with as much ease and grace
as if she had all her life long been
accustomed to just such occasions as
this. At a distance the doctor watched her, telling several who she was,
and once resenting by both look and
manner a remark made by Maria Cutler to the effect that she was nobody
but Mra. Remington's governess, n
poor girl whom Guy hnd taken a fancy
to educate out of charity.
"Ho seems very fond of his charity
pupil, .upon my word. He scarcely
leaves her neighborhood nt all," whispered old Mrs. Cutler, the mother of
Maria, who, Guy snid, once fancied
Dr. Holbrook. and who had no particular objections to fancying him
now, if it could be reciprocal.
,  _P_.t the .doctor was only intent oa
ItTaffcry; "RrtOWVng always" .urft where
she was standing, just who was talking to her; and just how far from
her Guy was. He kpew, too, when
the latter urged her to sing; and.
coming nearer, heard her object that
no one cared to hear her.
"But I do; I wish it," Guy replied
in that tone which people generally
obeyed; and casting a half-frightened
look at the sea of faces around her,
Maddy suffered him to lead her to
the piano, sitting quite still while he
found what he wished her to play.
It was his favorite song, and one
which brought out Maddy's voice in
its various modulations.
"Oh, please, Mr. Remington, anything but a song. I cannot sing,"
Maddy whispered pleadingly; but Guy
answered resolutely, "You can."
There waa no appeal alter this, but
a resigned, obedient look, which made
the doctor gnash hia teeth ns he leaned upon the instrument. What right
had Guy to command Maddy Clyde,
fand why should nhe obey? and yet,
as the doctor glanced at Guy, he felt
that were he in Maddy's place, he
should do the same.
"No girl can resist Guy Remington," he thought. "I'm glad there s
a Lucy Atherstone over the sea." And
with a smile of encouragement for
Maddy, who was pale with nervous
timidity, he listened while her sweet,
birdlike voice trembled for a moment
with fear; and then, gaining confidence from its own sound, filled the
room with melody, and made those
who had wandered off to other parts
of the building hasten back to see
who was singing.
Maria Cutler had presided at the
piano earlier in the evening, as had
one or two other young ladies, but
to none of these had Guy paid half
the attention he did to Maddy, staying constantly by her, holding her
fan, turning the leaves of music, and
dictating what she should play.
"There's devotion," tittered a miss
in long ringlets; "but she really does
play well," and she appealed to Maria
Cutler, who answered, ''Yes, she
keeps good time, and I should think
might play lor a dance. I mean to
ask her," and going up to Guy she
Baid, "I wish to speak to���to���well,
Jessie's governess. Introduce me,
please."
Guy waited till Maddy was through,
and then gave the desired introduction. In a tone not wholly free from
superciliousness, Maria said:
"Can you play a waltz or polka,
Miss Clyde? We are aching to exercise  our  feet."
Maddy bowed and struck into a
spirited waltz*, which set many of the
people present to whirling in circles,
and produced the result which Maria
bo much desired, viz., it drove Guy
away from the piano, for he could
not mistake her evident wish to have
him as a partner, and with his arm
around her waist he was Boon moving rapidly from that part of the
room, leaving only the doctor to watch
Maddy's fingers as they flew over the
keys. Maddy never thought of being tired. She enjoyed the excitement, and was glad she could do
something toward entertaining Guy'B
guests.    But Guy did not forget her
for an instant. Through all the mazes
of the giddy dance, he had her before his eyes, seeing not the clouds
of lace and muslin encircled by his
arm, but the little figure in blue sitting so patiently at the piano until
he knew she must be tired, and determined to release her. As it chanced, Maria was again his partner, and
drawing her nearer to Maddy, he said,
"Your fingers ache by this time, I
am sure. It is wrong to trouble you
longer. Agnes will take your place
while you try a quadrille with me."
"Oh, thank you," Maddy answered.
"I am not tired in the least. I had'
as lief play till morning, provided
they are satisfied with my time and
my stock ot music holds out."
"But it is not lair for one to do
all the playing; besides, I want you
to dance with me���so consider yourself invited in due form to be my next
partner."
Maddy's face crimsoned for an instant, and then in a low voice she
said, "I thank you, but I must decline."
"Maddy!" Guy exclaimed, in tones
more indicative of reproach than expostulation.
There were tears in Maddy's eyes,
nnd Maria Cutler, watching her, was
vexed to see Aow beautiful was the
expression or her face as she answered frnnkly. "I hnve never told
you that grandpa objected to my taking dancing lessons when I wrote to
him about it. He does not like me
to dance."
"A saint!" Maria uttered under her
breath, smiling contemptuously as she
made a movement to leave the piano,
hoping Guy would follow her.
But he did not at once. Standing
for a moment irresolute, while he
looked curiously at Maddy, he said
at last:
"Of course I interfere with no one's
scruples of that kind, but I cannot
allow you to wear yourself out for our
amusement."
"I like to play���please let me,"
was Maddy's reply; and, as the set
upon the floor were waiting for her,
she turned to the instrument, while
Guy mechanically offered his arm to
Maria, and sauntered toward the
green room.
"What a blue old ignoramus that
grandfather must be to object to dancing, don't you think?"
Maria laughed a little spitefully,
secretly glad that Maddy had refused, and secretly angry at Guy for
seeming to care so much.
"Say," she continued, as Guy did
not answer tier, "don't you think it
a sign that something is lacking in
brains or education, when a person
sets up that dancing is wicked?"
Guy would hnve taken Maddy's
side then, whatever he might have
thought, and he replied:
"No lack ol brains, certainly;
though edncation and circumstances
have much to do with one's views
upon that subject. For my part, I
like to see people consistent. Now,
that old ignoramus, as you call him,
lays great stress on pomp and vanities, and when I asked him once what
he meant by them, he mentioned dancing in particular ns one of the things
which you church people promise to
renounoe"; and Guy bowed toward
Maria. tfliPrfviuced.. luu.wiu�� Uutt aba
was one or tne cTitfch" people referred
to.
"But Maddv. There's no reason
whv she should decline," she said;
and Guy replied:
"Respect for her grandfather, in
her case, seems to be stronger than
respect for a higher power in some
other cases."
"It's just as wicked to play for
dancing as 'tis to dance," Maria re-
miir-ked impatiently, while Guy rejoined:
"That is very possible; but I presume Maddy has never seen it in that
light, which makes a difference"; and
the two retraced their steps to the
rooms where the gay revelers were
still tripping to Maddy's stirring
music.
After several ineffectual efforts
Agnes had succeeded in enticing the
doctor away from the piano, and thu*
there was no one near to see how
at last the bright color began to lade
from her cheeks as. the* notes before
her ran together, and the keys assumed the form of one huge key wliich
Maddy could not manage. There was
a blur before her eyes, a buzzing in
her ears, and just as the dancers were
.- entering heart and soul into the mer-
! its of a popular polka, there was a
sudden pause in the music, a crash
among the keys, and a faint cry,
which to those nearest to her sound-
j'ed very much like "Mr. Guy," as
Maddy fell forward with her face upon the piano. It was hard telling
which carried her from the room, the
doctor or Guy, or which fnce of the
three was the whitest. Guy's was
the moat frightened, for the doctor
knew she had only fainted, while
Guy, struck with the marble rigidity
of the face so recently flushed with
excitement, said at first, "She's dead,"
while over him there flashed a feel-
ing that life with Maddy dead would
be desolate indeed. But Maddy was
not dead, and Guy, when he wont
back to his guests carried the news
that she had recovered from her
faint, which she kindly ascribed to
the heat ol the rooms, instead of fatigue from playing so long. The doctor was with her and she was doing
as well as could be expected, he
said, thinking within himself how he
wished they would go home, nnd
wondering what attraction there was
there, nojjrthat Maddy's plncetwas
vacant. *Guy was a vastly miserable
mnn by the time the last guest had
bidden him good-night, and be had
heard for the hundred-nnd-fiftieth
time whnt a delightful evening it had
been. Politeness required that he
should look to the very last as pleasant and unconcerned as if upstairs
there were no little sick girl, nil nlone
undoubtedly with Dr. Holbrook. whom
he mentally styled a "lucky dog," in
that he was not obliged to appear
again unless he chose./
The doctor knew Maddy did not require his presence after the first half-
hour, but he insisted upon her being
sent to bed, and then went frequently
to her door until nssured by Mrs.
Noah thnt ahe wns sleeping soundly,
and would, if let alone, be well as
ever on tbe morrow, a prediction
which proved true, for when at n
late hour next morning the family
met at the breakfast tnble.  Maddv's
was the brightest, freshest fnce ol
the whole, not even excepting Jessie's.
Maddy, too, was delighted with the
party, declaring that nothing bul
pleasurable excitement nnd bent had
mnde her faint, and then, with all
the interest which young girls usually attnch to fninting (its, she asked
how she looked, how she acted, if
she didn't appear very ridiculous, and
how she got out of the room, saying
the only thing she remembered after
falling was a sensation as if she were
being torn in two.
"That's it," cried Jessie, who readily volunteered the desired information. "Brother Guy was 'way off
with Maria Cutler, and doctor was
with mamma, but both rnn, oh, so
last, and both tried to take you up.
I think Miss Cutler renl hateful, for
she snid, so meanlike, 'Do you see
them pull her, as if 'twns of the
slightest consequence which carried
her out?'"
"JesBie," Guy interposed sternly,
while the doctor looked disapprovingly at the little girl, who subsided
into silence after saying, in nn undertone, "I do think she's hnteful. nnd
that isn't all Bhe said, either, about
Maddy.,"
(To be Continued.)
THE AGE OF HAPPINESS.
A Youthful Spirit the Fad of the Day.
Tha Scheme's Faults.
"Wbat ls tbe age of happiness ?" asks
a writer ln the London Dally Telegram. "A great man of science," she
goes on to say, "has lately declared bis
belief that pessimism, tike measles, is
a complaint of youth and a calm joy
the characteristic of age. The Women
Workers bave Just been told by Mrs.
Crelgbton that middle age ls happier
than the springtime of life. And yet
there are those who believe that the
proper meaning of the adage, 'Those
whom the gods love die young' ls
Those whom tbe gods love never grow
old.' Probably tbis ls tbe common
faith. An eternal youtbfulnesa most
of us envy and covet But we sbould
not conceal from ourselves tbat It can
be irritating. Lady Mary Wortley
Montagu, troubled by a matron who
not merely dressed, but talked, like a
girl In her teens, said snappishly, as
usual, 'It's well enough to be always
fifteen, my dear, but need you be five?'
We are accustomed to think childishness pretty and becoming, and enthusiastic persona tell yon of this or that
sweet woman who still bas 'the heart
of a child.' But tbe trouble ls that
such a creature generally has tbe brain
of a child too. The cultivation of a
spirit of youth Is one of the most obvious fashions of tbe day. We have
all to be light hearted, careless creatures of Impulse, ready to try everything and be friends with every one.
If you will not have ten new Interests
a day you are old fashioned. No wonder nervous diseases are ou the Increase, for the fact ls that most of us
are not oonstructed for this perennial
youthfulness. Most of us are Intended
to acquire a certain sedateness of body
and a certain sobriety of mind with
advancing yeara. The effort to avoid
these qualities ends ln disaster."
���sliding Mountain In France.
There ls another sliding mountain ln
France. Il stands, or stood, In the
Mende region, between tbe communes
of Meyruels and De Florae, and It
seems to move bodily nnd Btendlly
from its base, with accompaniment of
awe inspiring detonations. One peculiar feature of this landslide is that
It causes the whole country around te
^e almost Insufferably affected hy very
(offensive smells.-Loudon Globe.
Drunken Policemen ���**'
The Buffalo Police Commissioners
have issued a general order againat
drunkenness on tlie iorce which is so
severe in its terms that it has been
|"innde the subject of much discussion
and some criticism in police circles
throughout the country^ The new order provides that after a member of
the Police Department shall be con
victed before the commissioners on
the charge of intoxication while on
duty or in uniform, or for entering
any place in whicli intoxicating liquors are sold or furnished, except in
the immediate discharge of police
duty, he shall be summarily dismiss*
ed from the force. No leniency whatever will be shown on account of pre
vious good record or gallant conduct.
���Rochester Herald.
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A government inspector, entering a
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"Call a messenger boy, quick I"
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"Sir," said the model office boy,
paling perceptibly and visibly engaged
in a mental struggle, "I cannot do it,
for I have never yet spoken an untruth."���Philadelphia   Press.
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Client (warily)���No, thankee, mister. I'd rayther not. I knows what
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"Now, Willie," snid the bad boy's
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"Yes'm," replied the boy promptly.
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W.   N.   U.   No.   672,
A Plume of Fairy Lightness and Ever
Changing Dimensions.
A comet is distinguished usually by
a nucleus, by an envelope called tbe
coma, which surrounds tbe nucleus,
and, last, by Its luminous tall streaming behind tbe nuclens for perhaps a
hundred million miles and more as the
comet swims toward the sun. Occupying a volume thousands of times
greater than the sun, the question naturally arises, how can a body with so
vast an appendage sweep through the
solar system without deranging every
planet? Fortunately for the preservation of tbe solar system, a comet, so
far from being a compact mass, ls often transparent. Stars have been distinctly seen without perceptible diminution of brightness not only through
the tail, but even through the nucleus.
In structure the tall ls a gossamer of
molecules so ghostly that In comparison the filmiest of bridal veils ls
coarsely dense and the thinnest haze
that hovers on the horizon ls an Impenetrable blanket Indeed, the earth's
atmosphere on the clearest day ls far
denser. Hundreds of cubic miles of a
comet's tall are probably outweighed
by a jarful of air. A plume of such
fairy lightness can hardly be supposed
to remain permanent, and so It ls not
astonishing to find tbat during Its swift
journey around tbe sun a comet's outlines are Incessantly changing. An
Interval of a few days or perhaps of
a few hours may work wonders ln Its
diaphanous texture. Its path is Its
only permanent characteristic, indeed
the only characteristic by which It can
be surely identified If it ever returns.
From all the known facts astronomers bave concluded that the nucleus
of a comet is merely n mass of meteors
easily dispersed into small groups or
distributed gradually along the orbit
until eventually tbe comet ls completely disintegrated and extinguished. Astronomical history offers considerable
evidence ln support of this hypothesis.
Blela's comet, discovered ln 1820 and
carefully observed on each return,
split iuto two parts and reappeared as
a curious double comet ln 184G. Wben
It revisited the earth ln 1852 tbe two
parts had drifted away from each other and were separated about 1,000,000
miles. Since then the comet bas disappeared. Every six and a half years the
earth crosses the track of tbat lost
comet. Meteoric showers then rain
upon us. In these meteors we see nil
that ls now left of Blela's comet. Similarly, the great comet of 1882 literally
lost Its head by breaking Into four portions, each of which will some day
form a separate comet. Another link
la this chain of testimony ls presented
by the chemical composition of meteorites which have found their way to the
earth, a composition which agrees exactly with that of a comet���Waldemar
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'*   Preaching and Practice.
Lord Lawrence, one of tbe famous
viceroys of India, was an able and
very simple man. He used to do bis
work In his shirt sleeves and discouraged as much as possible all state and
ceremony. He was inclined to treat
the natives like children, although be
always strenuously Insisted upon their
meriting and receiving justice nnd
kindness. Lord Mayo went to India to
succeed him, and on the last afternoon
before Lord Lawrence was to leave for
home he took the Incoming viceroy for
a drive. On tbe way be Impressed bis
doctrine of kindness very emphatically
and solemnly on his successor. Lord
Mayo tbanked him for bis helpful advice, and they returned ln due course
to Government House. The syce, or
footman, was slow and awkward ln
opening tbe door of tbe carriage,
whereupon Lord Lawrence jumped out
ln �� temper and gave bis ear an unmistakable tug. Lord Mayo turned to
the viceroy's aid wltb a smile.
"My first practical lesson ln kindness
to natives issundoubtedly an odd one,"
be whispered.
An  Enemy's Courtesy.
When the crusaders under King
Richard of Kngland defeated the Saracens, tbe sultan, seeing bis troops fly,
asked what wus tbe number of the
Christians who were making all this
slaughter. He was told that It was
only King Richard and his men and
that tbey were all on foot
"Then," said the sultan, "God forbid
that such a noble fellow as King Richard should march on foot," and sent
him a noble charger.
Tbe messenger took it and said:
"Sire, tbe saltan sends you tbis
charger that you may not be on foot"
Tbe king was as cunning as bis enemy and ordered one of his squires to
mount the horse in order to try him.
The squire obeyed, but the animal
proved fiery, and, tbe squire being unable to bold bim ln, be set off at full
speed to tbe sultan's pavilion. Tbe
sultan expected he bad got King Richard and was not a little mortified to
discover his mistake.
Snakes  With  Toothache. I
Tbe snake tore about Its cage ln a
frenzy. It lashed tbe glass viciously
wltb Its tall.
"That's Joe's way o' swearln'," said
thc keeper.   "He's got toothache."      ���
"Toothache?" I
"Sure. Snakes suffer turrlble from
toothache. They're so reckless, ye see,
with their fangs. Tbey jab 'em Into
anything���shoe leather, wood, iron
bars. Tbey take no care of tbelr fangs
at all. In fact there had oughter be a
snake dentist to give his mates lectures on fang hygiene. Monkeys suffer
from consumption. Consumption, too,
carries off lots of our deer and antelope. Camels in captivity are subject
to tbe asthma, elephants to rheumatism, tigers to indigestion and eagles
tad vultures to melancholia."���Clncin*
at 1 Enquirer.       __  I
1 The Shah's  Diamond Coat.
An English jeweler once expressed
his willingness to pay ��4,000,000 for
the shah of Persia. This was not because he considered him particularly
precious personally, but because he
was wearing a black frock coat studded witb diamonds, wltb diamond
epaulets and a sclmlter with a diamond crusted scabbard. Tbe diamond
costume ls used only on tbe most Important occasions. On lesser occasions
be has a pearl costume and for everyday wear a costume that presumably
permits him to be more comfortnbie. -
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EDDY'S
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Who Gets the Most
Out of Life?
Not the Wealthiest, not the most learned, nor the idler*���hut the
man who has good health and works lor his living. This truth ia
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Every man should guard his health as his most valuable possession.   The more so because health is easier to retain than regain.
Keep your grip on health by regular exercise, reasonable care
in eating and requisite sleep. Take Beecham's Pills occasionally,
to tone the stomach and keep the liver and bowels in good working
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Observe these simple rules and you will agree, that the one who
gets the most from life is
lhe Man Who Uses
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A seven-year-old bad a great appetite for buckwheat cakes, and could
stow away an amazing number. One
morning, his grandfather, who was
watching the performance, asked:���
"Have you ever in your lite had all
the-Jiuckwheat cakes that you could
eat?"
"Yes, sir," replied the boy. "Lots
of times I've felt I've had enough."
"How do you tell when you have
had enough?"
"I just keep on eating until I get
a pain, and then I eat one more to
make  sure."���Chicago  Register.
Use the sale, pleasant and effectual
worm killer, Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator; nothing equals 't. Procure a bottle and take it home.
"A  poet,  you  know,  is  born,  not
made."
"Yes, but he's made when he can
j. sell his poems."
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
CATTLE SHIPPING.
Hew Animals Are Loaded on Beard
Vessels In Hawaii.
Afterward I was taken to Kawalhae,
where I saw cattle loaded ln a most
cruel manner. It was a little after 6
o'clock wben I landed on the beach
among a lot of cowboys and half naked natives. Tbe cattle were corralled
under the trees, and wben one was
ready to be taken aboard a rope was
tied about Its boras. A cowboy on
horseback then rode Into the surf,
dragging the frightened steer into tbe
water. The rope was tossed to a half
naked native wbo was swimming, and
be ln turn carried It to tbe men waiting in a small boat. These men pulled
tbe animal, which must now swim or
drown, to tbe bout and tied hlm by
the horns to its side. After eight steers
bad been tied up ln this manner tbe
engine on the steamer was set to work
and the boat pulled alongside by means
of a rope. The cattle were then hoisted on board by tbe use of a bellyband.
Tbe method of handling these dumb
animals ls brutal, and, while the men
seem to use as much care as possible
In moving them nbout, tbelr piteous
bellowing caused by fear made as pathetic a scene as I have ever witnessed. Thousands are shipped every year,
and It seems tbat some more humane
method of putting them aboard might
be adopted.
Tbe Japanese sailor on these ships ls
said to be tbe best for keeping tbe ship
clean, while tbe native excels in handling the boats, especially in rough
water, Tbe Hawaiian is a bora swimmer, and native boys will follow these
vessels for several hundred yards as
they art, leaving Honolulu, swimming
alongside and diving for coins thrown
overboard by tbe travelers. Tbe passage on these boats ls always rough,
and on tbe Ewalanl, as the ship lay at
anchor out ln the channel, the nights
were Intensely warm. Fretghtlsg In
this way ls necessarily expensive, but
those ln authority say tbat it ls tbe
only way practlc il, as no wharf couid
withstand the It.shing of tbe waves
caused by the mad fury of the winds
during the winter. At tbat. season It ls
often impossible . to make landings
along tbe rocky coast of MolokaL-
Uelle'a Weekly. -���
Breaking It Gently
Marion, who had been taught to
report her misdeeds promptly ,eame
to her mother one day, sobbing penitently.
"Mother, I broke a brick in the
fireplace."
"Well, that is not very hard to remedy. But how on earth did you do
it, child?"
"I pounded it with father's watch."
Have you tried Holloway's Corn
Cure? It has no equal for removing these troublesome excresences as
many have testified who have tried
it.
It isn't very hard for one Chinaman
to insult a friend by mistake. The***)
are 1,000 Chinese words that have each
ten different meanings.
Minard's    Liniment    Cures    Diphtheria.
VANISHED GOLD.
Two   Thousand   Hall-Sovereigns   Dis-
appsar In Transit.
Particulars of a very mysterious
lisappearance of a box of gold coin
in its way from London to Brazil
have just become known, leading to
the conclusion that a clever and daring theft took place at some point
of the journey - between East-cheap
and   Liverpool.
On the afternoon of Thursday, Nov.
I, four small iron-bound boxes,
weighing about 20 pounds each, were
delivered by a firm of shipping agents
acting, it is understood, on behalf
of a bank at the Eastcheap offices of
the London and Northwestern Railway, consigned to Para, Brazil, by
way of Liverpool. Each of these
boxes, it has since become known,
oontaincd $5,000 in half-sovereigns.
Their contents, however, it is stated,
��ere not specially described, and
the boxes were booked as ordinary
parcels at company's risk.
They were accordingly dealt with
in the usual way and packed Into s
oollecting van, which went to Euston
station, picking up parcels from several city houses en route.
The four boxes having been booked
at Eastcheap, there was no necessity
to rebook them through the Euston
parcels office, consequently there is
no official record of how many of the
number actually reached the London
and Northwestern terminus, whenco
they were sent on to Liverpool by tha
9.20 train for shipment to South America.
When the money reached Liverpool
It was found that one of the four
boxes was missing, and information
was immediately wired to the con*
Bignors and to the railway company-
Up to the present it is an absolut** '
mystery where the box has disappeared. Euston station, Liverpool, and
the intermediate stations at which the
train stopped have been searched
without any result, but even before
this was done the suspicion that the
loss may have occurred between the
Eastcheap offices of the company and
Euston led tho company to call in
the services of the Metropolitan and
City police.
Of course,, there is the very slight
possibility Ihat the missing $5,000
may turn up amongst some overlooked luggage, but fears arc entertainer!
that the valuable consignment was
watched from Eastcheap by experf
thieves, and that they managed to
remove the box while the van attendants were engaged in picking Qp
miscellaneous parcels on the wa; to*
Suston station, ._ l_-- ----- H3
THU   SLOCAN   MINING   REVIEW,   NEW   DENVER,   B. C.
STORY OF WEALTHY
MANITOBA FARMER
Tells How he Spent Three Thousand
Dollars    in    Search    of
Health.
Physicians were entirely baffled by
the case of Mr. Robert Squires, of
Shoal Lake, Man. He owns a thousand
acres of land in the west, and said
he was willing to give it all to be restored to health. His trouble started
with an ordinary cold that was neglected. Let Mr. Squires tell his own
story:
"I have spent over three thousand
dollars in my search for bealth; have
travelled from place to place looking
for suitable climate. I came to the
conclusion that climate made no difference in curing throat or lung troubles. At the health resorts consumptives died there as at any place else.
I determined to find a home remedy.
I think I tried every one of tlie so-
called cures for consumption. The
only remedy that ever helped me was
Psychine, and a significant fact about
Psychine is that it is not a 'cure-all,'
like the others, but specially for
throat and lung diseases. Psychine
was the last remedy'I tried, and I
wish it had been the first. My case
was a very bad one and no hope was
held out by any of the eminent medical men that I would get well.
"A friend advised me to use Psychine. The first few bottles gave
great relief from coughing, and seemed to ease the pain in the lungs.
Within a month the cough and niglit
sweats had disappeared, and I had
greatly regained my strength. I used
ten bottles, but my case was a serious
one and I didn't begrudge the cost,
for I was completely cured after medical men considerd my case hopeless.
My lungs are now Bound, and no sign
of disease whatever is apparent.
"ROBERT SQUIRES.
"Shoal Lake. Man."
Thousands of others hnve borne similar testimony to the power of Psychine to not only cure coughs, cold,
Ia grippe, catarrh, bronchitis, chills,
night sweats, but also consumption
and all wasting diseases. It strengthens the stomach, aids digestion, and
builds up the entire system. It is a
never-failing remedy.
Psychine, pronounced Si-Keen, is
for sale at all drug stores at 50c and
$1.00 per bottle, or at Dr. T. A. Slocum, Limited, 179 King street West,
Toronto.
A Milwaukee man tells a short
story illustrative of the high estimate
placed by the German citizens of that
citv upon sauerkraut as a food staple.
A friend was talking to a Teuton
about the high price ai cabbage at the
time, when the latter replied:
"Yas, dose cabbages is high awful!
My vife she used to put me up sefen
barrels of sauerkraut efery year. Now
it is mooch different. We can afford
to haf three barrels only."
"Only three barrels, Hans?"
"Yns. only three barrels. Choost
enougfiTto have on hand in case of
sickness."���Exchange. i
Clerk (to cabman buying gloves)���
What's your number?
Cabman (absently)���Nine hundred
and seventy-two.
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Clara���I'll give you a conundrum.
Why ia a man like a carpet?
Tom���I give it up.
Clara���Well, he's no sooner down
than people walk all over him.
Tom���Oh, pshaw! Man is totally
unlike a carpet for the more dust he
has the less likely he is to get the
shake.���Illustrated Bits.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, oVc
Mamma���Jimmie, your little brother
has the smaller apple. Did you give
him his choice?
Jimmie���Yes'm. I told him he could
take his choice���the little one or none
���and so he took the little one.���Pittsburg Leader.
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for any case of Oatarrh that cannot bs
cured by Hall's Oatarrh Oure.
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transactions and financially able to carry
out any obligations made by his firm.
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Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Oatarrh Oure ls taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood  and  mucous surfaces of the system.   Testimonials
sent free.   Price 75 cents per bottle,   gold
by all Druggists.
Take Hall's family  Pills  for  constipation.
A certain author who is noted for
his wit, and for never being at a
loss for a reply, whatever the circumstances, was approached the other
day at his club by some one who
clapped him on the back and ex-
cla;med:
"Well, old fellow, glad to see you!
How are you?"
The author turned, and, not recognizing the man, replied calmly:
"I don't know your face, but your
manner is very familiar."���Lippincott's Magazine.
I he Ktough of\
Consumption
Your doctor will tell you that
fresh air a��d good food are
the real cures for consumption.
But often the cough Is very
hard. Hence, we suggest that
you ask your doctor about
your taking Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral. It controls the tickling, quiets the cough.
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W�� publish onr fcarmmlM
We blfiUk alMttel
.from Qvraa��4Ulm��4
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WARSHIP AS TARGET.
"Hero" Riddled With Shot and Shell
to Test   Modern   Guns.
The once powerful battleship Hero
now lies "a sheer old hulk," indeed,
on the Kentish Knock shoal near the
mouth of the Thames. She is a sorry
spectacle, almost submerged at high
water, her hull riddled with shot
and Bhell. His Majesty's battleships
Dominion and Hibernia, two of the
finest vessels in the navy, used the
obsolete Hero for a target, and noval
experts are just beginning to realize
the fierce destruction these ships
effected. The Hero is admittedly a
thoroughly-antiquated craft, but her
armor was considerable. From the
ram to 30 feet from the stern ran an
armor belt of from 8 inches to 12
inches in thickness. Her one turret
was of 12-inch compound armor, as
was her conning tower and redoubt.
As a guide to the marksmen the
Hero's sides were marked off with
thick white bands into lettered sections, and after the first few shots,
when the range had been found, the
gunners of the two modern ships
sent shell after shell with relentless
accuracy into the iron sides of the
old  ship.
The testing of the utility of certain
delicate electrical instruments aboard
a ship subjected to battle fire was one
of the many services the Hero had
to rerve. Tlie results or this experiment rightly remains an Admiralty
secret, but the pffects of the fire on
the old shin's armor remains tor
any passing fisherman to see. At low
water the old Hero, but lor a strong
list, appears to be floating. But her
tunnel is gone, ob is her fighting ton.
though her one mnst survived the
fire. Forward the Hero escaped the
worst part of the fire, though one of
the first shots found the base of the
turret, and would, by blowing off
their muzzles, have Buccesslully put
out of action the two 12-inch guns
it  contained
The turret suffered severely, its 12-
inch armor being torn about in places
like so much tinfoil. Amidships projectiles have torn through the plates,
in many cases the hole of one overlapping that ol another. Thc battered ship soon sank. She could not
well have done otherwise, for hor
nides were like a couple of sieves.
Her top-hamper went the way of the
funnel���overboard. The upper deck
was swept practically clean. The
Hero was shot at on three separate
occasions. She can be of no further
service to the navy, and her end will
probably be to serve once more as a
target���then  for torpedoes.
FAIR MASKED SINGERS.
One of Ayer's Pills at bedtime will cause
an increased flow of bile, and preduce a
fentle laxative effect tbe day following,
ormuls on each box. Show it to year
doctor. He will understand at a fiance.
Dose, one pill at bedtime.
���  KitteVytke.* O.ArotOe.,tarnU.ataar���m
Mysterious   Young   Women   Have   a
Piano on  London Streets.
Yet another charming mystery has
been added to the many which make
the western squares of London as
romantic as the New Arabian Nights.
Two masked ladies, both obviously
young, both divinely tall, and both, as
the crepe fails to hide, much more
than common fair, have begun to appear there night after night, seated
in a rude cart containing a strangely-shaped box, and, says the London
correspondent of The Liverpool Courier, drawn by a spavined horse led
by a dour-faced driver. The cart
stops. The driver leans sombrely
against the shafts. One, of the masked
figures rises���the strange box is discovered to be a piano���and in another moment a swift prelude has rippled out, and a round throbbing
soprano voice is soaring through the
silences.
The young voice sways, the white
fingers flash easily above the key's,
the masks show queerly in the vague
lights ol the lamps. A little crowd
inexplicably collects, shirt fronts and
cigar ends gleam on the balconies,
and���the Bad-faced driver may be observed to have pulled himself together and to be making an undemonstrative pilgrimage with another and
much smaller box. The song ceases,
the singer resumes her seat, and the
strange equipage, jolting like a tumbril, carries the silent figures further
into the night.
Rumor, of course, ever busy on
such occasions, has not failed to surround the apparition with much conventional romance. The girls are girls
oi high birth, making a tour out ol
sheer deviltry and for the soke of a
startling wager, or they are once-
famous concert artists whom competition haB forced into the streets, or
they are women of title, whom the
recent financial crisis has robbed of
all their fortune.
The second of these speculations is
probably nearest the mark. For the
songs that are sung are always concert-room songs, and the manner ol
their singing betrays the practiced
professional. And although Somewhat
less melodramatic tban the others,
this theory does nothing to reduce
the affair's intrinsic romance. For it��
intrinsic romance is due to just that
concert-room quality in the singing,
as all your readers would agree,
could they once hear, aa I heard the
other night, Tosti's voluptuous
"Good-bye" ringing passionately out
amongst thc trees and scattered lights
of one of Belgravia's opalescent
squares.
King Edward's Royal Train.
A London paper tells of the royal
train built for King Edward by the
London and Northwestern Railway
Co. While some continental sovereigns have had railway coaches built
for them at the expense of the state
or of their own privy purse, the royal
tiains provided by the London and
Northwestern and two or three of the
other English companies have been
constructed at the companies' own expense. They then remain the railway's property, the members of the
royal family paying their (ares like
ordinary passengers, with merely the
usual charge for a special train. The
most elaborate precautions are taken
jto insure the safety of the King's
train, a pilot engine running fifteen
|minutes in advance throughout the
entire journey. The train itself contains a saloon designed for His Majesty, with a smoking-room, a day
rsaloon, a bedroom and dressing-room,
J II   equipped   .with   handsome  furui
ure.
Alphabetical Surgery.
Walker���Did you hear about Smith
having an eye removed? Talker���No.
[Good gracious, how did It happen?
Walker���By changing bis name to
'Smythe.     '	
A Capacious Cup.
We would seem to live lu an age ol
food experiments. The following ia at>
extract from a serial which Is running
In the London Sphere: "By his side re
posed an empty cup that bad contained tea, an apple and a couple of bis
culta/'-Puucl*.       ___        ,   .   ,
GRIM HUNGER GRIPS TOWN.
Decadence    of    Shipbuilding    Makes
8,000  Man   Idle.
The distress in Sunderland, England, at the present time has been
unequaled for a generation. Within
the limits of the Parliamentary division close on 8,000 men are out of
work. Many are literally starving
and are going for days without food.
Babies are born in stripped rooms,
where the mother's only bed is the
floor. There is hunger here, grim
gaunt, and acute.
The streets of the borough are
thronged all day with groups of idle
mechanics and laborers, men with
pinched faces, who lounge along sucking empty pipes. Many shipyards
are cloBed, and still more make a
mere pretence of keeping open. The
workhouse is crammed. Statistics tell
something of the extent of the distress.
The unemployed in those unions on
the Wear have risen from 6.1 per cent,
a year ago to 22.4 per cent. Nearly
2.300 unemployed have registered their
names at the offices of the distress
committee, and hundreds more come
eoch day. These are only a part,
for most skilled men do not register.
The secretary of the distress committee estimates tne total out of work
at 8,000. Among the boilermakers
alone 1,500 are idle. For each idle
boilermaker three laborers lose work.
Nearly 50 per cent, of the men in the
building trades are out. One firm
thnt paid $15,000 n week in wages in
June is paying nbout $1,500 now. The
Co-operative Society at the end ol
September had improved ita last
year's trading account by $8,000. Today that improvement is turned into
a decline ol $10,000.
Sunderland depends almost nolely
on shipbuilding. The narrow and
deep channel of the Wear, full oi
shipping, edged with lactones, and
bneked by sharp-rising sideB, covered
with smoke-stained houses, usually
presents one of the busiest industrial
pictures to be seen in England. Today giant chimney after giant chimney stands like a dead thing against
lho sky, no smoke coming from the
chimneys. The gates of many works
are shut. ,
The, one reason for the distress here
Ks the amazing decline in shipbuilding. This iB attributable to many
causes, mainly the high price of coal
and steel nnd overproduction. Some
blame the raising of the Plimsoll line
as a contributory  cause.
In the working clasB suburb of
Soutbwick are many heartrending and
tragic examples of the acuteness of
thv misery and of the heroism with
which the people are bearing it. In
this district scores nnd hundreds of
children are going to school either
shoeless or with boots that afford no
protection Irom the cold, rain, and
snow. Miiny hundreds obtain practically no food but the free meals at
the schools. At one school alone the
head teachers said that fully a hundred of their scholars had gone one
day dinnerless and would remain
without bite or sup until the next
day.
The workingmen who are able do
everything possible to help. Children whose parents are in work take
hungry school lellows home to share
half tlieir dinner. Mothers search
out their spare clothes for neighbors.
The colliers at Castletown are sending
a weekly trolley oi lood, the miners
wives clearing their own cupboards
to help  the hungry  mites.
"Our greot need is boots," said the
head mistress of the High Southwick
council school. "Large numbers of
children are Buffering greatly from
lack of these.
"The distress ia in some' cases too
terrible to contemplate. One morning,
lor instance, I noticed one girl of 7
at breakfast. It was plain that she
had nothing to eat since school broke
up on Friday. She was trembling
violently, and nt first could not take
anything. At lust we got her to swallow a spoonful or two of cocoa to
give her strength to eat."
Tl��e local authorities at Sunderland,
led by the mayor, are doing much to
meet the distress, but their resources
aro wholly unequal to the exceptional
situation. There is need lor active
help from the local Government
Board and from private charity in
other parts. If Sunderland can tide
over between now and January the
worst will then probably be ended.
Makes Lovs No Mors.
It happened at a public dance. He
was a man of aerious intentions and
numerous attentions, and she was rich
and weddable. They sat in the hall
under the stairway. It was a nook
lor lovers. There was not a soul in
Bight, and he thought his golden opportunity had arrived. Down he
flopped on his knees and clasped her
hand.
"Dear one," he whispered, not very
loud, but loud enough. "I have loved
you with the whole strength and ardor ol a man's nature when it is
roused by all that is pure and good
and lovely in woman, and I can no
longer restrain my pent-up feelings.
I must tell you what is in my heart,
and assure you that never yet has
woman heard from my lips the secrete
that are throbbing  and "
Just then a rustle was heard on
the stairs above them, and a card
fastened to a thread swung down and
dangled not two inches from the lover's nose. On it were these portentous words: "I'm a bit of a liar my*
Belt." Then the awful truth flashed
upon him and he fled". As he went
out ol the door sixteen girls from
the head of the stairs Bent sixteen
laughs out into the damp night alter
him.    He   makes   no   love   at   balls
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SAYS MANY PERSONS HERE CAN
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Tells How Any One Can Prepare Simple Home-Made Mixture, Said to
Overcome  Rheumatism
There is so much Rheumatism here
now that the following advice by an
eminent authority, who writes for
readers of a large Montreal daily paper, will be highly appreciated by
those who suffer:
Get from any good pharmacy one-
half ounce Fluid Extract Dandelion,
one ounce Compound Kargon, three
ounces of Compound Syrup of Sarsa-
parilla. Shake these well in a bottle
and take in teaspoonful doses after
each meal and at bedtime; also drink
plenty oi good water.
It is claimed that there are lew victims of this dread nnd torturous disease who will fail to find ready relief
in this simple home-made mixture,
and in most cases a permanent cure
is the result.
This simple recipe is said to strengthen and cleanse the eliminative tissues of the Kidneys so that they can
filter and strain from the blood and
system, the poisons, acids, and waste
matter, whicli cause not only Rheumatism, but numerous other diseases.
Every man or womnn here who feels
that their kidneys are not healthy
and active, or who suffer from any
urinary trouble whatever, should not
hesitate to make up this mixture, as
it is certain to do much good, and
may save you from much misery nnd
suffering after a while.
Wigg���In Harduppe you see a man
who haB lost half a dozen fortunes.
Wngg���Is it possible?
Wigg���Yes; he hns proposed to at
least six heiresses and they all turned him down.���Philadelphia Record.
A Cure for Fever and Ague.���Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are compounded for use in any climate, and they
will be found to preserve their powers
in any latitude. In fever and ague
they act upon the secretions and neutralize the poison which has found
its way into the blood. They correct
tlie impurities which find entrance
into the system through drinking water or food and if used us a preventive fevers re avoided.
The population of Saskatchewan has
increased 70,000 during the past year.
The homestead entries totalled 20,401.
The total population is estimated at
326,000.
A WORD TO MOTHERS
Baby's Own Tablets is the only medicine for* ch"dren that gives the
mother the guarantee of a government analyst that it is absolutely free
from opiates and poisonous soothing
stuff. The Tab'ets cure nil stomach
nnd bowel troubles, destroy worms,
break up colds and simple fevers, and
bring teeth through painlessly. They
give baby sound natural sleep because they remove the cause of crossness nnd sleeplessness. Mrs. Ralph
Judd, Judd Haven, Ont., says: "Baby's Own Tablets have given me
great satisfaction both for teething
troubles and constipation." Sold by
all medicine dealers or by mail at 25
cents a box from Tbe Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
Old Nurse (to young lady who ia
going to New Zealand)���So you're going away to one of those countries,
Miss Mary, where they have day
when we have night, and night when
we have day?
Miss Mary���Yes, nurse.
Old Nurse���Eh, it will take ye some
time to get accustomed to the change I
���Punch Almanac.
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Gentlemen,���Last winter 1 received great benefit from the use of MINARD'S LINIMENT in a severe attack
of La Grippe, and I have frequently
proved it to be very effective in cases
of Inflammation.
Yours,
W. A. HUTCHINSON.
Do you intend to make any resolutions today?
No; I'm going to keep the resolution I made last year.
What was that?
Not to make any more resolutions.
���Washington Star.
Electric Bulbs In High Places.
A good deal of curiosity is occasioned when visitors to a very high
room or auditorium wonder how it is
fiossible to reach the incandescent
amps when they burn out. The explanation is the use of a long jointed
fiole, which can be extended to a great
ength. At the upper end of the pole
is a holder, consisting of wire fingers,
which open by pulling a string and
close tightly around the bulb by means
of springs the moment the cord is released. When the bulb is thus gripped the lamp man turns the pole and
unscrews the lamp.
Banked In Canada.
One dny recently n middle-aged woman from "the other side" entered
the Rank of Montreal at London, Ont..
with $4,000 in gold and United States
one-dollar bills tied up in a towel,
which she deposited. She was afraid
of the American banks, and although
she had been told there were branches
of Canndinn banks in Chicago Bhe
refused to take any chances, and
brought her little pile across the bor
der where she felt it wculd be safe.
The money represented the life savings of her grandmother, her mother
and herself.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cursd In 30 minutes
by WolforH's Sanitary Lotion.
The young Duchess of Marlborough
during her recent visit to the Tombs
said of pride of birth:
"The English aristocrat is very
proud of his lineage, but not nearly
so proud as the German.
"A German once fell from a Hamburg-American liner into the sea, and
a sailor, seeing him disappear witli a
splash, shouted:
"'Man overboard'.
"The German as soon as he came
up yelled haughtily to the sailor:
" 'What do you mean with your
'Man overboard' ? Graf Herman Von
Finkerstine, Duke of Suabia, and
Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, is
overboard'."���Washington   Star.
Blaek Watch
Black Ping
Tlie Chewing Tobacco
of Qyality.
am
PAVED WITH SKULLS.
Wealth Thrown Away by Bone Hunters of Kansas Prairies.
Though comparatively few people
know it, there was a day when Seneca
street, on the west side, was paved
with buffalo skulls and horns, and
many a horse has been snagged by
the crooked horns which stuck up
through the road in muddy times,
says the Wichita correspondent of the
Topeka Capital. For a long time in
an early day all travelers by wagon
to the west avoided this street on this
account.
In the light of subsequent values
this was the most expensive pavement
on earth. A pair of buffalo horns and
the bead of an animal of that breed
will easily bring $400. Thousands of
them were thrown away in an early
day, and it happened that Seneca
street was the dumping ground for
them.
When the first settlers struck this
part of the country farming was virtually impossible, and mighty little
of it was done at the start. One ol
the first things the newcomer learned
was that he could sell buffalo bones
in Wichita, and as the prairiea were
covered with them he loaded up his
wagon with the only crop in sight
and drove in.   Everybody did it.
When Senator Hemenway, of Indiana, who had a claim in Harpe-
County in those days, begins to talk
about his Kansas experience, the first
thing he recounts is that he hauled
buffalo bones to Wichita. Nearly all
the newcomers believed they could
sell skull and horns, too, so they
brought them along with the rest of
the bones. But there were no market
quotations on skulls and horns, and
the city authorities made the newcomers take them out ol town on
their return trips. Some one started
dumping at Seneca street, then a
country road and section line, and
everybody lollowed his example.
It is a singular thing, but no old
settler seems to remember what was
given for a load of buffalo bones in
those days. About the only man who
seemed to put*!*, value on the skull
nnd horns at that date was Father
Bliss, an ancient character who lived
in a queer little house which stood on
the corner of First and Main streets.
A peculiarity of the house was that it
had a curved roof like a houseboat,
Father Bliss had a weakness for collecting the larger buffalo heads and
piling them on his roof, much to the
amusement of the citizens.
The buffalo bones were collected
here trVid shipped by the ton to New
England and made into buttons and
like articles. This trade followed the
heavy transactions in hides and robes
which wiped out the American bison.
It was a commercialism which took
everything, even his bones, for profit,
but, stupid as commercialism usually
is, threw away the heads, which are
now the most valuable.
Stupid Generosity.
Ability may have its limitations, but
stupidity is not thus handicapped,
says someone. Just listen to this.
One ol the office men. at the Mission
Press in Rangoon, a Hindoo, is frequently sent to the postoffice with
money to be sent away by money order, and not long since had his pocket relieved of 400 rupees in paper
money, which he was careless enough
t) leave temptingly peeping out of the
top of his jacket pocket. Of course,
he had to make good the loss due to
his carelessness. Just about that time
came the failure of the private banking firm of Arbuthnot & Co., in Madras, and this man's relatives lost very
heavily. Misfortune seems to know
how to "bunch his hits."
Now all of this led a goodly number of his fellow-employes in the
press to club together and help theirf
unfortunate fellow-countryman. How
beautiful is generous sympathy I The
superintendent was asked to approve,
anrj did so heartily. Generous were
the responses, and 10 gold sovereigns
and more were the result. Of course
ho wbb rejoiced when they gave them
t.i him I Yes, and no. Two of the
leaders wanted the money to be given
to him at -rice, but the men who actually handlel the cash said that it
is not seemly to give a man money,
and so they had two gold bangles
made ol the coins, and gave tbe
bangles to him to wear I
What will the recipient debtor do
with his bangles? He can wear them
and look at them, but as gifts he may
not sell them and pay hiB debts. He
may mortgage them to strangers and
pay his debts to his friends, and then
pay interest on his mortgage till he
has paid twice over for the bangles,
and still not have them to enjoy. The
curse ol all India is its recklessness in
finance, its stupidity in all questions
where money is concerned.
0
Queer Animals jf ths Arctic.
That there are strange animals in
the Arctic goes without saying, and
amongst the most singular yet discovered are the musk oxen of extreme
northern Greenland, beyond the almost impassable ice-cap, which has
only been traversed by Peary and by
Nansen. The musk ox itself is common enough in North America, the
curious thing is how herds of them
should be found in an apparently inaccessible situation, where they could
not survive the winter, and Irom
which there is no known outlet by
which they might by migration escape
the severity of that season. Similarly,
some years ago, a daring explorer
penetrated 6,000 miles beyond civilization to tlie verge of the Siberian
Arctic in the Lena area, and there
found, of all things, a sheep of gigantic size, previously unknown to science. That Uie Arctic holds more
curious creatures still iB undoubted,
and accounts of these, however fanciful, will continue to attract men to
the Fiozen North until all its strange
things are discovered.
A la Mode.
"Which ia the first and most important sacrament?" asked the Sunday school teacher of a girl preparing
for confirmation.
"Marriage," was the prompt response.
"No; baptism is the flrst and most
important sacrament," the teacher
corrected.
"Not in our family," said the pupil
haughtily: "we are respectable.
A Dead Nebula.
A "dead nebula" Is one of the most
singular of strange objects noted in
the sky. It appears In a recent photograph by Professor E. E. Barnard and
is a long, straggling mass in the constellation Taurus, evidently hiding
stars behind It. The numerous stars
around It suggest that the few within
Its limits must be on this side of It.
A small luminous portion gradually
fading out la shown, but It appears
that the nebula must be a large one
and tbat most of it Is dead or nonlu-
mtnous, being lu some places darker
thau starleaa^arta of the sky,   ,	
DON'T YOU KNOW
II
THAT COFFEE DRINKING IS DECIDEDLY IN*
JURIOUS TO THE NERVOUS SYSTEM, WHILE
II
SALADA
TEA
IS REFRESHING AND HEALTHFUL?
LEAD PACKETS ONLY B,rndLte,V��LC,;h.,le��dn>a^ ?��' AT ALL GROCERS
And Gold Label 60c. per
A  Fine   New  Year's  Gift
(From The Montreal Daily Witness.)
One of the best New Year's gilts
that Canada can receive is the announcement that the Canadian Pacific Railway is about to increase its
capital by $28,320,000. At the head
of the Canadian Pacific are not only
many of the ablest men of the country, but, because of the vast enterprise they own and administer on the
land and rivers, the lakes and the
oceans, men exceptionally in a position to judge the likely course of future events. In such circumstances,
the words of Sir Thomas Shaugh-
nessy, president of the company,
speaking for the board of directors,
are most convincing. The d'rectors
'are convinced that Canada will con-
'tinue to progress, and that if there
'bo nny temporary set-back resulting
'from financial conditions in other
'pints of the world, it will prove com-
'parntively unimportant,' Therefore
it is held to be vitnlly important that
the Canadian Pacific should proceed
without cessation in the course adopted some years ago, of adding to the
railway's facilities in every direction
so ns to he 'prepared to cope with the
'very largely increased traffic sure to
'be thrown on your lines.' Such language is indeed inspiring, and will
restore confidence and buoyancy to
those who were inclined, to' be mildly
pessimistic as to the immediate future, even so far ns Canada was concerned. As the "Witness" has persistently reiterated and has shown
abundantly by facts and figures, there
never hns been any reason to fear any*
general or prolonged contraction of
business in this country and the action of the Canadian Pacific Railway
goes to show that by springtime
everything should bo in full swing
again. The railway, at least, deserves
our thanks at this time for the expression of its well-founded confidence,"
a confidence that not only covers this
country, but extends to Europe, where
most of its securities outside of Canada are held. Indeed, its confidence
that its securities will find an advantageous market at this time, is the
moat cheering financial feature of
many months.
London's Cannibal   Birds
For years past a hollow elm in Kensington Gardens has been occupied
every winter by a pair of brown owls,
which arrive and leave at about the
same time as the black-headed gulls.
They feed on tlie London sparrows, as
is plainly shown by tlie relics of the
feast at the foot of the tree, and doubtless they find it an easier way of getting their living to snatch up the incautious sparrow as he sits at.roost
thnn to hunt every winter in the open
country for birds concealed in the
thicket and for field mice, which in
Irosty weather are generally safely
asleep. Besides such regular visitors
as gulls, owls, and carrion crows,
there are many other birds which
wnnder into London during spells of
hard weather and vanish again in the
thaw.���London Globe.
Useful at All Times.���In winter or
in summer Parmelee's Vegetable
Pills will eope with and overcome any
irregularities of the digestive organs
which change of diet, change of residence, or variation of temperature
may bring about. They should be
always kept at hand, and once their
beneficial action becomes known, no
one will be without them. There is
nothing   nauseating   in   their   stpuc-
| ture, and the most delicate can use
j them confidently.
FIRST SETTLEMENT IN WEST.
Sathering Place ol Red Men For Various  Expeditions.
Young as Manitoba is, its first settlement, like that of the great centreB
il government, trade and commerce in
lhe world's history, is wrapped in
ibseurity.
Tradition tells that in the long ago
before the white man came to trade
throughout and subsequently occupy
the fertile valleys of the great rivers
of tbe enstern prairies of Prince Rupert's Land, the confluence of the
Red and Assiniboine rivers wns a
point of meeting, a gathering place
of the red man at certain times lor
Expeditions of war or peace.
The first white man who had look-
id upon the site of the city of Winnipeg was a native-born Canndinn,
Pierre Goultier de Varennes, afterwards Sieur de la Verandrye, who,
with five of his men, paddled for two
days in their canoes from the mouth
ol the Red river and on Sept. 24,
1738, mnde tlieir camp at the point
where the Assiniboine river enters
the Red and which for years became
known in the geographical descriptions of the West in the earliest days
as The Forks.
"M. de la Marque told me," writes
Verandrye shortly afterwards in October of the same year at Fort de la
Reine, near the site of the present
town of Portage la Prairie, where his
small expeditionary force had gone
by wny of the Assiniboine river, "he
had brought M. de Lonniere to the
Forks with two canoes to build a
fort there lor the accommodation of
the people of Red river. I approved
of it if the Indians were notified."
Thus wbb built Fort Rouge on the
south bank of the Assiniboinji, the
first tapgible beginning ol the western metropolis of the Dominion of
Canada, in which is now its most
populous and wealthiest suburb.
With tho intrepid and unselfish
spirit of the explorer, Verandrye,
troubled with private business embarrassments and unsupported by the
Governments of France or Quebec,
continued lor several years with his
sons the exploration of the great
Northwest from the valley of the Red
river of tlie north. Lake Manitoba
was discovered and the Great Saskatchewan river and the Rocky Mountains, in 1743, seen lor the first time
by white men. Fort Dauphin was
established on weat side ol Lake
Mnnitoba and at the expanse of the
Saskatchewan, known as Cedar Lake,
Fort Bourbon waa built. In the south,
westerly expedition, the Missouri river was discovered. Pressed by debt,
persecuted by those jealous of hiB
deeds and maligned at Quebec and
in the court of France, Verandrye,
the first to explore, and to some extent, at least, realize the greatness
of what is now Western Canada, received belated and meagre recognition of his great work shortly before
his death, by the gift of the Cross of
the Order of St. Louis and by promotion to a captaincy of Colonial
troops.
After the battle of the Plains of Abraham and the fall of Quebec in
1759, and the cession of Canada to
Great Britain, French explorations
practically ceased in the Northwest.
. . . With the ordinance of British
power in Canada came shrewd, enterprising and adventurous merchants
and traders to Quebec and Montreal,
made up of members of Highlnnd
Scotch Jacobite families, prescribed
for participation in the Scottish rebellion of 1745, from the New England colonios, nnd afterwards, from
1778 to 17P*I of Loyalists from the
newly-constituted United States of
America, drawn principally from
those of Scottish birth or descent.
The admixture of daring, adventure,
enterprise and profit in the fur trade
appealed particularly to this large
class that made up the leading spirits
of the dominant party in the newly
acquired colony of Great Britain, and
through them the waning trade ot '.he
Far- j West was revived.���-*TTinnipe^
Telearan__ ���- -- ������
A mnn who wns in the habit of buying vicious horses when lie can buy
them cheap nnd by proper management makes good horses of them,
says: "No horse was ever born balky
bnt may be made balky by the
driver."
Minard's Liniment Cures Garget In
Cows.
THE  CURRENCY  QUESTION.
Down here In Cactus Center we have bad
a hot debate
nn rctormln' ot our money so enough will
circulate.
(i was started by Bear Hawkins, who allowed 'twas hla belief
That brnss checka tbat called for llkker
*    would bring- quick and aura relief.
Old Lone Star Thomas argued from tha
gold and silver aide,
And the talk got kinder heated, till tba
barkeep runs to hide;
Then mo lead begins to scatter, and we
sidestepped strayln' shot.
While the ablebodled chipped ln .est to
keep the trouble hot
So we nrgued for some minutes, and wa
laid out Chinese John
(Some one said a "pro." had dona It, and
still others said a "con."),
But we seed It warn't settled and A gun
piny was no use,
So Pecos Johnson calls us underneath ���
flag of truce.
"It's plain," snld Pecos, smoothlike, as wa
tucked our guns away,
"That a compromise, good townsfolk,  la
the way to save the day,
So let's appeal to congreaa with our pens
and with our lips
To stretch our  legal  tender with A lot
more poker chips!"
���Denver Republican.
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MOTHER  "���
eigel's
SYRUP
By its strengthening and
regulating action on the
stomach and bowels puts
an end to Indigestion,
relieves pain and
Cures Windy
Spasms
Price 60centi per bottle.        Sold Everywhere.
A.J. White & Co., Montreal.
Don't Risk Ruining
Your Butter
by using the cheap Imported salt
that is being sold throughout the
West.
Windsor
Salt
COSTS NO MORE THAN these  i
impure salts.   Windsor Salt has
beeu the standby for yeara among
Canadian prize butter makers.  It
absolutely pure salt���and
talt.  No other salt
C*-3-"*!*-
iRoof for tne
IKears to Come
Just one roof ia guaranteed In writing'
to be good for 25 yeara and ia really good for
a hundred.   That'a a root' of
"OSHAWA'
GALVANIZED
STEEL SHINGLES
Put them on yourself��� comino-- eenao and a
hammer and mips does i*��. Tho building
they cover ia prqof asra*..ist lightning, fire,
wind, rain and anow. . ney coat leaa because
they're made bette*** And of better material,
Writo ua and ',mii about K OOP I NO
RIGHT.    ..udreet aoj
Tr- PEDLAR People BS
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W.   N.   U.   No.   672. TIIE   SLOCAN
MINING  REVIEW.   NEW   DENVER,   B. C.
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Bank of Montreal,
CAPITAL ALL PAID UP, 514,-400,000.
BEET, 811,000,000
UNDIVIDED PaOFKS, $_32,..��._3
Prcrddtnt���Lobs &tj*athco>4 *��d Mourt Hutix,.
Vics-Freiidsnt���Boh. Gaoaai A. Dsukuovd.
Genera) Manegcr���B. B. Ci/JCtrojt.
Branch-** la All The Principal CI tie* In Canada
LONDON, ENO., NEW YORK, CHICAUO, SPOSANE.
A General Banking Business Tranaaoted.
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Is getting worn.   Why not  replace  it
with a NEW ART SQUARE when
house-cleaning.    I have some
beauties. Also a new line of
Rugs and Mats.
Have you seen the latest curtains in
Art Muslin? Just new this year.
Come and see them. Other house fur-
nishin.m, such as window blinds, table
covers, tapestry curtains, etc., kept in
stock.
..2.���^^ MRS. WILLIAMS,  Benzoin
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P'   Long Hungry Jlarch   jjjj
Are 3o very Hard on the Complexion      !"'
II you would avoid \\\\
Chapped Hands and Sore Lips li:
And keep the skin soft and smooth ��� "
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Situate at New Denver, B.C., the most beautiful place In
BritiEh Columbia, this modern and picturesque Hotel offers to
Tourists and the traveling public all the attractions and
creature comforts that heart of man desires. Facing tis
glorious Slocan Lake, where boating and angling may be indulged in all thc year round, an uninterrupted view of tha
famous Glacier and snow clad peaks may be witnessed at all
times from tbe veranda. Rooms, singlo or en suits, reserved
by wire.   Gasoline launch at disposal of Tourists.    Apply to
HENRY STEGE
PROPRIETOR
NEW DENVER, B.C.
'the
fclocan nMnlno Review.
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General Freighting
and Tranafur.
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AT NEW DENVER, B.O.
���Subscription .3.00 per annum, strictly  NCW   DenVCr,   B.C.
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Transient rates mnde known on application.   No room Ior Quacks.
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Make yourself familiar with the
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OERTIFIOATE.OF improvements.
Ylrglnea mineral claim, Biluatc in tho
Arrow Lakes Mining Division of Went
Ksotenay District. Where located :
Ou Kootkauox crook nbout 8 unites
Irfiii its mouth.
Take notice tbat I, Sanuiol Walker,
ol Burton City, Krs.i Minor's Certificate
No. B.962SS, Intend sixty days from
the dale hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for thu purpose ol obtaining a
Crown Gant of the abovo claim.
And further take, noiico that action
under section 87, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
ol Improvemcnta,
DnKd tills 85th day of Nov. A.D. 1907
fllocan Land District   District ol
'Siucan.
Take notice Ihat Sidney _*alos Brook-
man) ot New, Denver,  sccbuntant,   in-
tan Ji to apply (or permission (o pur-
Uiiils   tbb   following     described    Ir.nd
Commencing st a post planted lat the
!?,!?. corner ol lot 8101, thence -sail 80
clu.n.; h��u *e snitli li) cliains. ; t
v,oft 80 cliains; tlience north 40 cliains
to point uf comment ornent and contain-
no 820 scro, more or s.
*rpt. S.tli 1807
SIDNEY YATES BROCKMAN.
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.
Notice is hereby given that the copartnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned as Lumber Manufacturers under tho firm name of Tha
New Denver Lumber Co., at New Den-
\er, B.C., has been this day dissolvod
by mutual consent. Tho business will
hereafter be carried on by Lewis Renin.
All outstanding accounts due the old
firm are lo be paid to tho Baid Lewis
Heal a, and all debts of old firm will be
paid by him. A, OwsNS,
W. J. Corbt,
^oW Denver, B.C., Lbwib Scaia,
March 3, 1.08.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
NOTICE.
Eva Fractional and Hillside mineral
claims, situate in the Slocnn .Mining
Division of W*st Kootenay District.
Where located: South-east of Sandon.
Tato notico that I, HerbertT. Twigg,
ai agent for tho Byron N. While Compuny, (foreign), Free Miner's Ceitifl-
i*ate No. B0564S, inlond, sixty days
from the date hereof to apply to the
Mining Recorder for Certilicatta of
Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Ciown Grants of each of the
above claims.
And further take notico that action,
under section 87, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificates
of Improvements.
Dated this 27th day oi Feb. A.D. 1908
F27-Ap30
Bosun Hall Stores
97 piece porrelaine blue tint dinner
��"', valued nt $16.00 to ho given nway
l'REE to the highest rash purchaser uf
gouils in our eton's for ihe inonlli ol
Mny. For April, n Cambridge fountain
pen, guaranteed fur live years, valued
nt J**.'Jo.   Kvery mouth during 1008 wc
are going to give n Big Pi Lie lo lho largest purchaser lor spot cash. Yen can
compare our pii es with oilier linn*
nnd ymi will act* exactly whnt you can
save and slill have a chance ol procuring for yourself a handsome present
each month. This is a big imluceu out
for cbbIi purchasers. Ke*p all your
receipted bills (or each month nnd
present tbem to us on Ihe 1st to ilie Hill
of the following {nontli so ihr.t we enn
(hick ever all piuchacers, The highest
account, with niinie of purchaser will
bo published each month in ths paper.
Spring and Bummer stock of buots
and shoes arriving daily. The biggest
consignment uf t iqtwear ever brought
into the Slocan country and bought
direct from the nianufacioiy. All the
very latest cuis and up-to-date swell
shupis. All sizes to lit all bliveis.
Wo hnvo a Scotch grain tan Blucher
Mountain nnd fishing shoe which we
huve hud mnde eliirtly for our own
trade, Honed throughout. In all
heights. Prlcoti ranging Irom |6.50 to
.10.00. Our veloir enll gent's "hoe,
solid eak sole, at f 5.00 por pair. Cannot be surpassed in nny country. In
ladies shoes we have just opened un a
biaiuiiul range in tai.s and vica kid
oxford ties, eIso onr Truo-1'it Indies
shoes, at .8.35 is a fine sample ol footwear. Children's lace and button shoes.
Also a fine line of 2 buckle sandals for
missis and children. O'nie and loik
over our slock. Am only too pleased
to show you the goods, whether you
buy or nut. Mail order- shipped same
dav as received. Kvi rybody treated
with kindness and respect,
eaJ\e,l
o
Slocan Land;District��� District ol
West Kootenay.
Take notice that the Ontario-Slncan
Lumber Co., Ltd., ol Slocnn, B.C.,
Lumbermen, intend to apply for a special timber license over the following
deeerihed lauds: Commencing at a
post planted directly opposite the 17
nolo board of tho N. & S. Rsilwny and
on the souih aide of Bonanza creek and
maiked "OlltarlO-SlOcan "[Lumber Co.,
Lid., N,E. comer," Jthence soutli 40
chains, tlience west 160 chains, ^thenca
noith 40 chains, thence east ICO chains,
to point of commencement and containing 640 acres more or leBi,and covoring
the same giound formerly* covend by
Timber license No. 10818.
December 4th, 1907.
' -NTARIO-SLOCAN LUMBER Oo. Ltd.
Per D. St, Denis, Agent*.
Regularly made and sold at
9
**********4*****************************e*******\��
New Denver
Meat Market
Always a good supply of
home-fed Beef, Mutton
and  Pork ou hand.
Poultry, Game and
Pish iu season,
COLD   STORAGE
Clever
Proprietor.
NEW DENVER,  B.C.
I   ^A************************'***********************'!
< '**************��**************** ***-*^********<e****i
^3
General Merchant   -
ITH
New Denver
N OTIOE
EmprSRS Fractional mineral claim, sI 3
uate in tho Siocan City Mining Division of Vest Kriotenny D'slricl.
Where localod : Oil tho millh side of
Ten-mile creek nm! adjoins lhe Enterprise and Mabou mineral claims.
Take noiice Hint I, Robert Ira Kirk-
wond.   Free   Miner's   Certificate   No.
B05.78.r), intend 00 dnys from tho  rbrte
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
lor n Certificate of Improvements, l>r
the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of lhe above claim.
Anil further tnke notico that a**tir n,
under s etion 1)7, must bo commenced
before the issunnceof such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 27th day of Jan., A.D. 1908
R. I. KIRKWOOD
f
Jwe'.ler and
Watchmaker ���*
J. F. DELANEY
Late with J. O. Patenaude, Nelson.
Repairs to Brooches, Pins, etc. in Gold
or Lead Solder.
All work aruaranteed.     Special  attention tu mail orders.
REVIEW BLOCK   -   NEW DENVER.
Owing; to ill health I am obliged to
close my business.   Afturtho Kth
AMGoods'Sold at a Reduction
A sharo of vour patronage is   solicited,
Mrs*   Matheson,
NEW  DENVER.
Kootenay Hotel
Sandon, B.C.
McLEOD & WALMSLEY, Props,
Zhc Slocan t)otel
Gbree tforhe,
st,
Headquarters for Mining Men
when visiting this femous Silver-
Lead Mining Camp. Every
comfort for the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar and Excellent Pool Table.
Huffh Niven, Proprietor
**************** ********** i
:: try
���1 The Crown Tailoring
I   Co., Toronto, Ont.
For Spring and Summer Suits    ��� ���
Beit Samples Ever Shown
in   B.C.
See them at ths   Lucerne
Shaving Parlor,
J. E. ANGRIGXON,
A guilt
�� ************************
NOTICE TO DELINQUENT
CO-OWNER.
To N. XV. Fessler mid B. V. Rledon,
or to any other person lo whom they,
or either of them, mny have transferred their inteio*4, or nny part thereof, in tho ''Transvaal" mineral cjnlm,
s'.tua'ed on Ten-mile cr.ok, in the Bloean City mining division ol lho West
Kootenny dlntrict ol the province of
__tiitii.il Columbia, and recorded in ths
Mining recorders ollice at Slocan,   B.C
Yon, nnd each of you are hereby notified tnnt I have expended lhe sum of
two hundred and five dollars (f.205.00)
in payment in lieu of work and recording fees upon tho above named minera
claim in order to hold the same under
the provisions of section 24 of the niiner-
sil act; and Ihat if within 90 f'nys Irom
Ihe data of this notice, you fail or r.-fuae
to contribute your proportion of tbo
aforesaid expenditure, for tho two
years ending the let of August, lfl07,
togcll er with nl lusts o: adverti Li.
your iitcrrst in 'Im said i (aim will he-
c itno vested in tho under*i_.ned, undi-r
section 4 of tho mineral act, Amendment act, 1900.
Dated at Slocan,  B.C, this 80th dny
ol January, A.D., 1908.
30-Ap. 30 J08EPH FRANZ.
Arlington
*& Hotel
Slocan City,  *  B.C.
Headquarters and home
of tlie old-timers, mining
and commercial men, ranchers, lumberjacks, prospectors, and every oue who
wishes a square deal,
Which you will surely
get   at
THE ARLINGTON.
f. B. Ortffitb
Proprietor.
1
XHnbettakino
parlor,
rmiinrli e-rndnstrx) on Short
notlnt����any point la the ilia.
trie*,   eholli ilnsji In itock.
flDHDcXean, pInvbb
OONTRACTOS AHD.BUILDKR.
Hotel Rosebery
IRoseben),��. <B.
Well furnished rooina.
Find-class   Cuisin*.
JOSEPH PARENT
PROPRIETOR.
For those  who   could   not _ct
away during the busy holiday
season, we  reccomend
2l n
ALTA.
This far-famed sanitarium with
its sulphur springs and accomodation is.JUST THE PLACE; to
build up and _ret a fresh start.
RATES .2.60 PER DAY AND
UP.
Thia company  operates  through
standard sleeping  cars, dining
cars, ;and_First Class Tourist
Sleepers.
ForrateB, Reseryatioria or any
information desired,; call on, or
writo
.  E. J. CoYi.ii, A.O.r.A.
Vittcoursr,
Johm Wos, D.P.A., Nelion.
professional (Taroa.
WOOD, VALLANCE
HARDWARE Co.
Ltd.
Shslf    and   Heavy   Hardware,   Min
Smelter and Mill Supplies.
NELSON,    B.C.
New Denver Lodge No. 22
]HC. of F^
*y'r.5*^-V!r\ Meets in Pybian Caitlo
% Wi """��� (-*'icver Block, every
fJJ MONDAY    evening    at
M&&-] 8 o'clock
VISITORS  WELCOME
New Denver
Fresh Mi'.k deliverr.-d  to any
part of tha town.
Outsida points supjp  e    rejtularly.
H. 3. NELSON   -    -   Propiietor.
START FACTORY:'z,\?V%~'
bcture uupa, polisSos. flovonn-; extiacts, per-
fumes, toilet .-.iiirt.r. medicinn, bokinp pow- J&^L     y.1.^
det* salves, liniment's, etock and poultry rem- %%r7$?T.;V'1'
edie*, bouschold epecialtiei and novelties in *sf  ,Jas4*SV
yoiuown home Et imall cost. Miners Guide is fr->���_.
��� paper devutcd to the b-uincaa, three months *>*>������'
trial subjcriptiou for 10c; sample (re�� -���
MIXERS GUIDE. Fort Meduon. Iowa.      Ja
^LAUNDRY
FUNCKEE Prop.        NEW DENVER
Ladies' Dress I0e
Silk Blouse or Ball
Gown 60c
Towels, handorchiefs, petticoats, socks, etc 50c d^z.
Working men washing 10c pee.
Collars 3c. Shirts 15c.
Special attention to shipping orders.
SANDON.
Is olTerinr* goo 1 values in Men's underwear, In Pen-Angle,
Big Horn, Pope and other well-known brands, also shirts ol
various kindi, i.oniu -rtpechdities for miners and men in log-
King camps, gloves, n.it ts, locks in largo variety, collats, lies,
���westers, overalls, blanketi nnd comforters,
Call md inspect onr utock ; it will bu appicciated.
>*****1**********-i*****-i-i V ���****>****************)
��� SSS,.��t��S9'����Se��gO'lft��'SO<ll:__l
arne*
itrtJ
Hotels
I'irst-class Rooms; Fi;it-cla38 MealB; Firat-class Bar j Special
attention to Tourists; Luxury and comfort when visiting this
favorite Bummer resort absolutely guaranteed. Guides furnished for Hunting and Mountain Climbing Parties. Gasoline
launch in connection. Incomparable Scenory and Climate.
Facing lake anl glacier this hotel otTera all that is required
to make your visit a memorable one.     Write or wire to���
A. Jacobson, Prop., New Denver, B.C.
��� ���*s��*a<a��eeeee<i0eee������*��e*osei9oeeoeooeesc*e<��o��aeeaa
ounshiiT
Put up in Pint Bottles for Family and Hotel Trad*.
We guarantee its Strength and Purity.
M/.DH   BV   TUB
t'ewery
_!SSC!2_SH��<s5Si-ajCr*K Je*
THOMPSON BROS. Props.
Warm C037 Rooms.       Restaurant  in
connection,   Eicellent Pool Table.
Bar Weil Stocked.
Should your business or pleasure take
you to Sandon at any time, call at
the   Kootenay   and let Ed. or
George mix you the famous
Sandon Cocktail er your
own favorite lotion.
No frost here. Two shifts always.
eiiyer (inter
New Denver Bakery
SCONES
15ctS PE8 DOZE NT
Scotch    Shortbread
20ets Per Plate.
Manufacturers of Pine Lumber, Shlplap, and
Finishing Fir and Tamarac, Dimension, Etc.
Mill on Slocan Lake c^L^      PI Box 20;
Fine  Assortment
of Candies.
TURKISH DELIGHT.
COcts pound     ifl.50 Per Drum.
Herbert Cue    Box 44
Slocan Lan    Dislrict���District ol
Wett Kootonay.
Take notice that I, Murion Hclnnes,
Annus Mt'Iiint-8, agent, ol New Denver,
spinster, intend to apply for petmicsion
to purchase lho fallowing described
land: Commencing at a post planted
at the north-west coiner of lot 2,501
(3.1., Kootenay district, tlience west 'M
chains, thence south 80 chain***, thence
cast 20 chains, theme north 20 chains
to tho placa of coniineni'einunt Containing 40 acn I more or less.
Dated November 22r*l, 1907.
MaRION McINNES,
A. Mclnnes, Agent.
csn Land District���District of
West Kootonay.
Take notico that Hoy Black, of New
Danvcr, miner, intends to apply for per-
mieiion to purchase the following described land. Commencing at a post
planted on ths shore of Hlniv.n lako one
mile north of New Dtnver at tbe west
boondriry of the Molly Ilughss group ol
mineral ok'ui-), thonco northerly 20
chains, tbence wett 40 clmins, thence
south 20 clmins, thence east slong the
sho*o of Slocan lake to point of commencement and cnntaining40 acres more
or lest).
December 16, 1007
2-1 ROY BLACK,
Where
Shall I send my next wathing?
Wliy
There   is   o*i'y   ono   flrst e'nsn
Laundry Iri the KOptenay, nnd that
PIPE m FITTING
��� ALWAYS KEPT IN STOCK ���
Ji-iuch to V/i inch, also ^-inch
Galvanized Pipe.
}_,  ]i,  and    ?_ Brass Pipe and
Fittings for Launches.
_^.   ____5t��/!Ur-vi_3/t
|
SILVERTON,
B.C.       ��
HIGH-CLA88 TAILOR
I
*mm!E3em^3i*nmcF^mm!mFtm:!��&&
Kootenay Steam Laundry
ol Nelson, B C.
Get price   lidt from J.  E.  Angrign or.
Locul Agent,
Rubber Packing Alwaya Kept.
Pipe cut to any length.
Sinks, Lead traps, etc., etc.
Denver Waterworks
Company, ltd,
II. J. G. ANGELL      -      - Manager.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
NOTIGS
Riverside, Autumn, Alameda, Treasure
and Lailiy  Fraction mineral claims
Situate  in  thi; SI,,an   City niinlui
d'V'sion  of Went   Kootenav  Diatrict.
Where located:     On the divide   he
Iween Ten-mile ami Springer orneki,
noar lhe head of Sgrlpger creeks.
Takunolicu thatl,  Robert Ira Kirkwood, Free Miners Certificate No. uuS -
735, intend 80 days from the date  here-
of, to npply to the Mining Recorder for
Ocilificiucfl   of  Improvements for  tho
purpose of obtaining   Ciown  Urant of
the above claims.
And further lake noiice that action,
under section 87, mint be commenced
bn.'ore the issuance of such Cuitiiiiute
of Imp oVBinents.
Dated this Is. day of Foh.,.*V.D. 19.3
R. I. KIRKWOOD,
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.
Sivent Grassy Wilnier, Ivan, and Wil-
mur Frnclional mineral clsims, situate in the Slocan Mtninj. division of
West Kootenay District. Where located: On Goat M.untaln north of
Denver Siding.
Tako notice that I, Frank C. Green,
acliii_r a-i agin*, fu* George Boulter
Free Miner. Certificate No. B1S865, intend 60 days from tlio .lnte hereof lo
apply to the ttliiiillf. recorder for certi-
iifaics of Improvements, for the purpose ol obtaining Crown Grants of tho
abovo claims.
And further lake notice thnt nclion
Under section 117, mn*>t he commenced
before the itsuance of such Certilicate
of Improvements.
Dated this llth day of J��n. A.D. 1008
FRANK C. GREEN,
Ap. 10 Nelson, i'.C.
NOTICE
Ohio Mineral  claim,    eitnata   in   the
Slocan  City    mining   division   of
West  Kootenay    dislrict.     Where
located:   On tho south  sido of Ton
Mile Creole"'above  tho   Enterprise
Mino, and adjoins tho Mabou   Mineral claim .
Tnko notice that I,  Robert Ira Kirkwood,  Free    Minor's    Certilicate    No.
B95,78B,   for  mynelf   and   agent   for
Frank A. Well**,  Free Miners  Curtifl-
cato No. 500*1, intend 00 days  from  the
dntr* hereof, lo imply to the Mining Re-
pfjrder foaaCertlflcatOof Improvements
for the purpose of  obtaining a   Crown
Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section AT, must he rommencad
before the issuance of such Certifk'ate
of Improvement*.
Dated this 27th dny of Jan., A.D.   1008
R.I. KIRKWOOD
NOTICE     '
Mabou  minora! claim,  situate in   the
Blocau City inning  division  of West
Kootenay district;      Whora located:
On the  south side of Ton  Mile creek
abovo lhe Enterprise mine about  150
feet from tin* westerly end line of tbe
Enterprise mineral claim.
Take notice that I, Robert Ira Kirk-
wool,    Fi90    Miner-i    Csrlilicato   No.
B95,786 for myse'f, and agent for  Duncan A. Grunt,  Free Miner's   Certificate
No.   M4809,  iiit-md  (10 days  from  the
date hoi'Ouf. tu apply to the Mining Recorder  for a    Cartlflcato   of Improve-
in.lit*, for tho purpoie ol obtaining a
Crown l.iiaiit of lho above claim.
And further take  notice  that action
under tool ion 87,  rnjjst  ho commenced
before the   Issiiands of inch Certilicate
of trnproifements
Dated this 27th dfty'of .Tan , A.D.  1903
- il.i. kirkwood.
notice"
Tiiune   anl   Great   Western   Mineral
Claims, fll|iute  in  the  Slocan   City
minihg Divit-iin of  West   Kootenay
District.        Where     l-ioatedi      On
Springer Cre.k about half mile above
the Ailington Saivmill at the second
cijisslng of Spring**!* Creek.
Tnko iio;icti ih.it I, Robe t Ira K'rk-
wond,  Free   'Miner's   Certificate   No.
B'15785, intend,  00 davs  frrrn :he   data
hereof, lo apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements,  for
the pui-po .e of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the above claim.
And further tnko notice, that action
under  section 117, inns' he commenced
before thn isau.mcoof an. h C.'riilicatc of
Improvements
Dated tills 1st day of Feb., A D 1908
R. I. KIRKWOOD
Slocan Land District���Dislrict of
West Kciotciiay.
Take notice that J.-.mivi Mo Vicar, of
Blocr.n Ci:y, miner, inttmle to apply
for permission to.purclu.se the following
de'Oribed Un.l*: Comoi-ncnig at a
po��t planted -400 fast fiom N.E. corner
of lot SGI), II. D, Curtis nwiifi*,claiming
9 chain_,ca*t, thonce o0 olinfns south
tbence i chains wett, llieiice 8(1 chains
north to pointof coiiinienonient,
.Ihiiicj McVicar, agent,
_ , <'ohn Wafer, |i citor
December 7, 1007. -(.���'or.

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