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Devoted to Adv^r^
Aic!LD��-the resources
tne   rich  Slocan
inning Division. . ,
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dean Mining Review.
Sent to any address
for $2.00 per ann.
If you see it in the
" Review,"   it's so.
No. 36.   Vol. I.
SANDON, British Columbia, Thursday, Feb. at, 1907.
Single Copies 10c.
Sandon Zinc Resources
Unequalled in B.C.
The Slocan Star has paid $567,500
���'.';, Tin Dividejnds.
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- For.the next mouth wenlmll publit-h
fij.'theao Columns, the report ol W. K
Ingnlls ou the zinc resources of the Slo
''can. The'data contained therein, is
solid and reliable fact, and we recommend, the report to the careful perusal
of capitalists desiring to know more ol
the lemuii e�� of the Slo an. The fa
n'rous Slocan Star is the first to bo dis*
This property, owned by tlie Byron
N. 'White Company (Foreign), consists
of 18 mining claims, 460 acres, situated
near Sandon. The Slocan Star, the
onjy.developed vein on the property,
was ditcoveeed in October, 1891. It has
beeli operated for si'ver lead ever s'nee
nud for zinc blende during the last two
years. _
The ni'ne has been opened by 4 crosscut tin nels varying in length from CO
feet in No. 2 to 860 feet in No 6, while
a (-till deeper tunnel is contemplated
The drif s on the vein aggregate 8,889
line.il feet, with 8,107 feet of raises and
winzes. The vein varies in width from
a mere clay gouge up to a width of 40
feet and Ie said to have contained pay
ore for the gieater width in some of the
shnllow workings. The vertical depth
fiom the outcrop lo the lowest workings on the vein in 625 feet.
The Slocan Star lias produced 84 000
toes of lead ore and 4,188 toim of zinc
blende, the aggregate value of which
amounted to ?8.COO,000, from which
1)667,600 wns [ad in dividends, or
18.02 percent.
Tho mill has lately been remodeled
for the saving of zinc ore, and appears
fairly complete in all particulate. It is
oper-atid by a watc r wheel which develops 75 to 80 h.p., from a fall of 470
feel. The dbcharge waler from the
wheel situated at the top of the mill
supplies the full amount for tie jigs
and tables used in concentrating the
ore. Two flumes supply the wheel,
that from Sandon cretk givrs water
enough for 5" months, commencing
about the middle of April. A much
longer Hume runs to Cody and is used
when the supply fulls short. The mill
hns also a steam plant. It is at present
idle, and, I am infoimed, will not start
up before spring. The litigation in
which this property is involved is said
to bfe the piinciple cause of the shutdown.
The mill is located on the hillside
and connected with No. 6 tunnel by a
gravity eurface-lram which delivers the
ore in the mill bins al 4cenls per ton.
The machinery consists of a 9 by 15 inch
Blake crusher, 3 rolls 14 by 20 inch
and one 12 by 80 inch, 6 four compartment jigs, 2 three compartmerit and 4
two compartment, 0 hydraulic Bizers,
4 Wilfiey tables and 4 Frue vanners,
Tho general ore treatment can be
clearly followed  on   the (excellent flow
sheet compiled by Mr. W. F. Robert
son, Provincial Mineralogist. (Plate
The plant has a capacity of 5 tons per
hour, cost $40,000 and represents about
the best class of concentrating works at
Bandon, It waa built in ... , ni ,c-
modeled for zinc recovery in 1904. The
operating coat is about 58 cents per ton,
The mine is situated on a steep mountain side, in the western part of which
a very large granitic mass, or stock,
occurs which has hnd considerable influence on the formation of the vein
fissures, Tlieienrealsonumerous smaller dikes, in all probability branches
from Ihe main stock, which are intersected by the vein in various places
throughout the workings. West of the
shaft on No. 5 level, the vein is diverged by the main porphyry stock,
which it courses round at a distance ol
from 2 to CO feet, and passing round
the western end of tbe stack resumes
its general direction making large ore
deposits, but fiom a point 300 feet
west ol the shaft until it reaches lhe
western side of the stock, the vein or
veins contain but little ore. This is
one of the disputed points, on which
it must be distinctly understood Ihat
I pass no opinion whatever, lhe plaintiffs in the hgilation claiming that the
Star vein is cut off Immediately cast of
tho shaft. The Star vein outcrops very
prominently around No. 2 tunnel, and
slightly west of it a spur from the main
vein is exposed on Ilie trail for a width
of 5% feet, 4 feet of which ia good zinc
unci iron ore. Simple No. 15 gave:
silver 2.2 ozs., lead 1.0 p.c., zinc 29 p.c.
Further westerly the outcrop of the
main vein ran be seen In two or three
places adjacent to the trail, exposing a
wide outcrop (including a elate horse)
showing zinc and carbonate of iron with
galena. Considerable surface gophering has been conducted around this
place in search of pockets of gilena,
while east of No. 2 level or cross-cut,
the vein was quarried out on surface
and the workings are now caved. Tunnel No. 1, I waa informed, ia completely worked out, caved and abandoned.
Tunnel No. 3 intersects the vein
practically at the east end of a large
borse, or the point where two branches
ol the veins meet. Fust of the junction
the vein has a bearing ol north 50 degrees eatvt, with a dip into the mountain
of 50 degrees. The stope immediately
in front of the tunnel is 20 feet wide
and comes to a point nbout 70 feet
easterly. I went down nwinze through
(his stope to an intermediate level 60
feet vertically below tunnel No. 3, and
sampled a body of zinc ore exposed by
a cross-cut 16 feet into tlie footwall, including 4 feet of quartz nnd slale in the
center. This footwall lena is good concentrating   ore,   but  rather    eilicious.
Tlie follow ing zinc shipments made
during 1905 are remarkable for their
uniformly high silver contents:���
Zinc shipments from the Byron N. White Co. of Snndon, B. C, to the United
States Zinc Co. of Pueblo.    Returns made from Denver.
i       i Date.
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Net Wt.
p.c. Zii c
88 6
83   1
83 2
88 0
83 0
���   198,000
83 0
81 0
81 9
31 2
S3 5
31 5
82 5
83 1
83 0
81 3
82 7
34 6
81 7
81 3
81 5
238 840
2 0
81 8
83 0
108 120
1 0
32 0
31 9
2 3
29 7
83 8
81 1
83 4
81 6
83 6
88 6
83 0
33 8
83 6
83 8
82 6
83 1
33 ��
2.0  -
32 0
31 1
31 9
Sample No. 25 showed: silver 1.6 oze.,
lead 0.7 p.c, zinc 19.2 p.c. Mr.G.arde
sampled the west end of this intermediate level, finding 7 feet of nine ore
(Sample No. 31) showing: silver 3.1 oz.
zinc, 27 p.c.
Tunnel No. 4 intersects the vein also
in a wide place, practically at the east
end of the horse.   All the lead ore has
been stoped up clean to surface, leaving,
,  lenaea and  veina of zinc ore
-*���Officiirtrto estimate, but no doubt
.urge quantity.   The ore sampled on
the intermediate  level between 3 and
4 tunnels would be  merely pnrt of the
available milling  ore standing   above
this level.
''. a distance of 120 feet easterly of
the main No. 4 croai-cut a winze con-
necta with No. 6, the ground between
the cross-cut and thla Winze being all
stoped out below the level for a considerable depth; there ia, however, a good
bunch of zinc ore on the eaatern aide of
this winze, and zinc can be traced 200
feet along the boitc-m of Ihe level to
where a second winze connecla with
No. 5, This block ia represented by
samples Nos. 16 to 20, incluaive. No
16 assayed: silver 1.5 ozs., lead 1.2 p.c,
zinc 35.7 p.c. No. 17 assayed: silver
2.9 ozs., lead 0.8 p.c, zinc 26.7 p.c.
No. 18 assayed: silver 1.5 ozs. lead 3.2
p.c. zinc 15 7 p. c. No. 19 assayed : ailver
1.7 oza., lend 1 p.c, zinc 17.4 p.c. No,
20 as.ayed: ailver 1.4 ozs., lead 1.3 p.c,
zinc 20.2 p o,
(To be continued next week,)
Kaslo, Feb. 21.���Hockey players have
cold   feet.    Meet you  at Nelson Fnir
when the frost is on the pumpkins.
Roscberry.���The removal of tho tax
on zinc ia allowing ils effect here. A
man has been put to work shoveling
snow from the concentrator.
Rossland, Feb. 20.���There is no truth
iu lhe rumor that J. A. Macdonald iB
sitting up nt nights admiring the photograph of Premier MeBride.
Vancouver, Feb. 20.���Ever since W.
W. B. Mclnnes got hammered to a pulp
he is to be eeon here any day pressing
his left hand to hie fevered brow, whilst
with his right he dashes off passionate
appeals to hie 42nd cousin (.!. D.) in
Sandon for the loan of five bucks to
buy u legal shingle.
New  Denver 10.���No.*es red,   fingers
blue, whiskey hot, allium, alchoo.
Around Three Forks
Ben  Kelso  baa gone to woik at the
Vancouver mine.
38 4
41 3
43 5
47 6
43 4
42 4
40 6
42 4
42 8
43 7
42 0
48 6
42 8
43 0
44 0
43 0
44 0
41 8
43 4
41 0
44 4
29 7
82 5
39 6
37 8
81 2
29 6
83 0
34 1
33 0
89 0
34 6
40 8
44 8
86 8
43 0
48 3
46 1
44 6
43 5
43 4
Mrs. Tingnll ia a victim of grip, but
she is progressing favorably.
Miss May Bourne is around again
aller a severe attack of grip.
From infoimnlion to hand it ia now
known that the Alps and Alturas property will be worked extensively as
soon as the snow goes. The antimony
showing at th's property is conceded by
experts lo be by far the finest ever discovered.
There are sixteen men now working
at the Lone Bachelor. Ar.oilier car of
high-grade ore was brought down for
shipment this week.
Poker red hot was the chief social
function of the week.
Jim Ryan waa down fiom the Evening War on Tuesday. Jim is working
on his lonesome at this properly. He
repoi ts lots of ore in sight and that sup-
pin^ will be packed up as soon as the
crusl bears.
Howard Pepin's  latent song ia " Tie
man behind, the man behind; lhey al
ways try to beat the man behind."
Angus Cameron is superintendent at
the Bachelor.
Geo. White left on Monday for a vialt
to the Boundary country.
Scottiu Wilson hns returned from the
coast. He has also been in the Lardeau
for a considerable time sharpening
steel, but evidently his hand has lost
its cunning in handling the ribbons,
for one day this week he atartod out
with Harry Lowe's fast maie and stylish cutter to give the girls a treat. But
the mare has no use for unkilted Scotch
dudes, anyway, eo it jumped ita tracts
and dumped our hero in a convenient
soft puddle. The mare returned home
alone���so did Scottie.
Soveral of our city fathers, headed by
Mayor Cory, etarted to make the trip to
New Denver on Monday night on "J.A.
Macdonald's palace car." But it was
found that some of the heavy snow-
flakes which fell during the " future
premier's," memorable ride on the car
had completely bent the axle and
hoodoeeT the contraption generally.
The trip was postponed.
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Our new member tells a good story
on himself which is worth relating.
During the last two weeks nf the recent
strenuous campaign he was necessarily
absent from hia hearth and home a
great deal, and his little 3,'cj year old
daughter whilat pining for a hug from
the "lost" daddy, evidently had her
suspicions that he was on a rampage.
On the eve of the election lie was iu lhe
boBom of his family once again snatch*
ing a hurried meal, when the little tot
looked up from her plate with eyes
which (-listened with suspicion and
conviction, while sho remarked in n
voice which left no loop-hole for equivocation : "Bill? Whv don't you stop
There are eome sports in Kaslo who
as events have turned out are to be
classified aa anything but dead game.
On a past occasion when Sandon could
reasonably expeel n reciprocation of
friendly rivalry on the part of Kaslo
the crowd of competitors failed to put
in an appearance nt the twelfth hour
although extensively advertised. Wo
allude to the hoae reel race of 1905.
And now the Bandon hockey club mein-
bera have a email regard for the punk
spirit of Kaslo'a puck chasers. The
facta are these. A chulle-gu wns sent
from the home club t�� Kaslo, giving the
latter the choice of Ice and dale. The
Kaslo players accepted the challenge
and fixed Saturday 16th for the game to
be played at Kaslo. Accordingly a
team was got together at this end, and
as most of the play era are miners they
hael to make arrangements for a two or
three days,' lay off. On Saturday morning a te'egrani from Kaslo postponed
the meeting until Monday night, The
boya accepted and loafed around waiting for Monday. On Monday a hill'
sized contingent turned up nt the Reco
to accompany tbo team, but a message
was received from Kaslo which sated
that ice there was too soft to permit of
pliy and the proposed game was thee-
fore abandoned. Tlu* rumor then vent
the rounds that the roa-on n'signed
for abandonment was anything butt'tie
and that cold feet and no sure tiii<g
waa more like tho real state of affairs.
However, ��e hare lincc learned from
Knalo through meiilirvs who made it
their business to find out, that the
Knalo ice waa in good cemdith n on
Monday night. It is obvious, then, that
that the game they play at Kcslo isn't
hockey. It wTmld have been spoit-
manlike for the Kaslo team to wire up:
"Team too wenk here; don't come," or
if tho Ice was as they suggested : "Ice
bad here; bow'a yeeur's ? Shall we come
up?. Not to be daunted, however, the
Sandon boya got together and the out-
coino waa that a Kaslo man volunteered
to place a further challe nge 111 tbe hand*
of a responsible person in that citv who
would in turn  aee
made of sterner stuff and we doubt if
many of them would submit to thecas-
tigation administered to Mr. Lavergne.
We received this week a most ettrnc
tive offer from a large wholes-ale gnccr.V
firm   in   the  east.    The.e   people  are
Frank Malcolm is visiting a Spokane
specialist for relie-f from a complicated
ear trouble.
Last yc-ar the trouble wilh tlie Last
Chance was  that the  management had
on business on Thursday.
A banquet will be extended to Wm.
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local ant> General.  |
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Mis* Cunning and Master Robert redes irons to secure upon our'owii terms turned from Spokane on Wednesday
a large advertising contract wi'b us for nwht,
a year. One of the inducements offeied
to buyers is that the firm wi 1 pay the
freight on large or small quantities to
any railway station in Britisli Columbia.
Now, we ask every retail man in Ihe
Slocan to realize what it would mean to
him if we accepted tho contract and
hia customers look advantage of the
templing offer. This is a coni|clitive
age, and the average resident It not as
loyal to his home merchant as tho
average editor is. He makes sacrifices
repeatedly of a substantia monetary
nature which the world knows nothing
ol. And for this loyalty what do we
get in return. From several whole-
souled merchants in the Slocan we receive n pleasing recognition for our
efforts to boost Ilie country and act
loyally, but thero are others who have
not turned a cent our way either with
job, sub. or ad. Bince wo started. If
every merchant figured the thing out
unselfishly he would be convinced we
are not getting a fair shake, and if he
is honest lie will cease sending Ills job
printing orders to an eastern cheap
John outfit, and also sul.scribe lor and
advertise in the only newspaper which
voices the advantages of the country.
We have sacrificed a big bunch ol
money this week in turning down the
big advertisement we mentioned above,
and we await a reciprocation on tl e
part of our merchants for our loyalty to
thorn. Readers of Ihe Review, we feel
sure, will appreciate the stand taken by
the editor under lhe circumstances,
aijd undoubtedly they will look to see a
little mora loyalty laviidiecl on the
home paper.   Send in your ads.
The friends of Bob Cunning will learn
with regret it ia probable th it he will
have to suffer the amputation of one of
hia fingers through b ood' poisoning.
Bob is remaining in Sookaue until after
the doctors decide whether amputation
is necessary.
Thos. MVAllis��er returned on Monday
night from   Nelson,   where he went a
week previous to consult Dr. Rose as to
the extent uf an  injury he received  to
one of his eyes recently whilst splitting
wood     We ngrft   to  report that the
injury is far more  serions than at first
imagined, and that it will be two years
no  ore   lo  ahip.   Things   are different  bef re he regains the  eight of the eye
now.   They  hare lota of  ore,  but the evon  ���' l*e i8 eventually favored with
shipping facilities are at prearnt nil.
a cure.
Jno.   McKaakill,  of  Cody,
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John   Cory,  the well known   mining  . "' j'-     X'"li"."   ���" ^Z?J'\      u
.    ,       .*-,.*. .       .      .      spending the winter iu town, boa b*en
broker of Three Forks, waa in   the city
on hia back for a week with a bad spell
of rheumatism.
J. W. K'mondo f, M.E., made an ex-
Hunter, M.P.P., at rdocan City one ' animation f r the Byron N. White Co ,
day next week. It is expeced that a I l)f t*.)e disputed g.ound thia'week We
Urge number will be present from j had Uie great phaauie of conversing
every p, hit iii He riding. '1 he gath* r- ] Blti, this well-known exp* it, but owing
Ing will be non-political, and a'l suia!Lt0 ,*,���. Star-White caB- being aub judl.e
diffsronces will be Bet a*ide to give the wt) refrained from adiciting an opinion
winning candid to a (;oolaend off be- on that mutter. He waa particularly
fore he g iea to Victoria. plenaed at  the removal of tbe 20 per
i cent, ad va'o em duty en zinc, and he
| thought ihe old camp would be vigor*
Commencing with this issue it is our
intention lo pulilish weel ly some extracts from thurepoitof the* Zinc Commission by Waller Reillon Ingalls, the
grenieijl living authority on the subject,
All of the lending mines in the Slocnn
will be reports I on in turn. This week
Ihe famous Moran Slar is selected.
This series of articles published in th.se
columns at this time when the ciuestioti
of zine is agitating Ihe minds, of mining
men on both sides of tiie line, should
assist in a great measure towards
directing the attention of capital to
Sandon, the greatest zinc-producing
camp in BritUli Columbia, Eveiy man
in the S'oian knows rome person who
| they would like to read the articles'.
The opportunity for good missionary
w.ork ie an excellent one. Send in a
subscription at once. The coat is cma 1!
It might mean thou-nrnls to you.
Referring   to  that hockey challenge,
the   Koolenain   has   tho   following   to
offer: " Tho editor received a challenge
fiom the Sandon Hockey Club on Wed*
Ihat   it reached the! nesluy norninu for our puck chasers to
interested party. In the communication which embodied ihe Challenge il
was pointed out that enquiries had been
made as to a special train to bring the
Kaslo players to Snndon and take them
back the same night. It nl-'O offered
to defray the expenses of the team no
matter what arrangements they made.
The challenge called for the game to ho
playel the follow ing night (Wednesday).
That challenge has never been acknowledged.   There is a reason.
Fo   genuine  Quebec  Mvp'e Syrup go
i Macdonald.
A political incident of the small
tatoe   order   occured    at Ottawa
other day, which might be pasted over
with a laugh but  for ihe  unpleasant
sidelight it sheds  on the character   of
he Premier,   and the   peanut  polilicnl
docttine which he made it the occasion
to enunciate.   A deputation of farmers
from  Montmagny,   Quebec,   waitid on
Sir Wilfrid  to  request some favor  for
their constituency, and were introduced
by Mr. Armand  Lavergne,  member for
their Riding.   Mr. Lavergne is a young
Liberal ol considerable force and ability
He is not altogsiher satisfied with some
recent proceedings of tho government,
and has been criticising   the North   At* j
lantic Trading   Company   and   other)
things, with  a degree of freedom  that < shape
has proved unpalateable to the Premier.
Sir Wilfrid  opened out on  him in presence of the deputation, and gave  him
a  dressing  down  which  indicated the
extreme pleasure it  would have given
him to kfck the offending member out
of the room if he  were able.   It links
small for tbe Premier cf Canada.   Yet
it contains a statement of importance
in  political    practise.    Plainly it   lays
down the doctrine that a member elected to support  the government must
support   it in  nil  things,  and  cannot
criticise any  of its proceedings on pain
of losing the patronage of his riding.
Tliis holds the  whip over the Liberal
inembsra in   a most unplesaant way,
and must certainly prove especialTJWIis-
cross slickH with those of lhe Silver
City Iht* same night. Unfortunately
the lime given was too short and ihe dry
too wet to meet wilh any ei.e itirigcuieiit
in the way of a-cip'anc*. Although
Kaslo has no hockey team, we believe
enough Kknters and shinney players
could be got together to go up and
make things interesting forlhe Sandon-
itea. However, as our ice is about " all
in " for the season, and Saudon's will
holel oot for two months yet, possibly a
game can be arranged."
Now, 'Brer Potter, you are wrong
when yon say yon received the challenge on Wednesday. It wns Tuesday
���with apologies for diflering���and if
you cure to icfresh your memory by
glancing over the cpetle you will
seo ihat it ca'leil for tlie game to le
played the following night. We (an
quite understand and do appreciate
y.uir feeling aud consequent effoit to
smoilh over a punk sporting incident
for the sporting Reputation of Kaslo.
But we wouldn't do it; there's nothing
to it. Whip 'em into line and roast
'em like your old sell' did when Kaslo
failed to turn up for the hose race.
They'll admire you all the more, and
while tho lesson may be Ineffective, it
might he the means of n belter spirit
being engendered. On this occasion
the big city of Kailo craw fished to the
little village of Sandon in undignified
nud it isn't the lirst time.
The City Council met on Monday
night to conduct business. The mayor
and nil the aldermen weie present with
the exception of W. Bennett. The only
matter discussed out-ide of the ordinary
routine buaines. wns a protest from
Aid. Waite re the ebcti* n of two sit-
sitting aldermen, who he c'aimed had
not the necussury qualillc.iti ns.
It appears that lhe good people of
Thro j Forks have got next lo who our
eonespondent "Lumberjack" is. It
comes hard on us, because our leaders
from now on will see no more of the
salient witty equibi will fell from
Lumberjack's pen. However, Mr.
Fiddler lias stepped inti the breach.
Who's Fiddler?
Robert Day, C.P.R. car repairer at
Nakusp, was a visitor to town last
Friday. '
Pete Colgnan, of Kaslo, was ren-w*
ing acquaintances here this week. Mr.
Colgnan is very hope ful of converting
the editor to Socialism.
. E.'.A.  Cameron   unloaded  a car  of
giant, powder   consigned    10    Jalland
Bros this week.
Th-*woman Mncdona'd who was injured in the snowslide on Feb. 7th, is
now thoroughly convalescent.
George Weirinnt is down from the
Sovereign and is a patient at tho hospital with la grippe.
Ralph S. Clark, Nelson, cmbalmer
for the well known firm of D. J. Robertson, came in on Tuesday night to attend to tho remains of the late J. J.
(J ant. Mr. Clark is leputed to be un
equalled in his profession in the west.
F. C. Merry, manager of the Fergu
son Mines, L d., paid a visit to the
Ruth and Hope Mines on Wednesday.
Mr. Merry is looking afier the bu-iii'ss
at this end during tiie absence of Mr.
G. Alexander.
Dan  Hurley received  a car ot
from Lelhbri 'ge on Tuesday.
A  car of cal   for  the  Last Chance
ariived from Michel on Tu Belay.
It is a geneially accepted diatom III at
writers should receive complimentary
tickets to nil enlertainmenls in return
for local n fi'iecco in the newspaper.
This custom is not observed in Greenwood. Inste id, the editor is often ask-
to buy tiiketa. Because a newpaj er
office prints n few tickets or dodgers for
a concert or ball is no reason that the
editor should purchase admission to the
cntertsinmei.t. Asa rule the person
ordering job printing gets value for the
money invested, and expects in addition
a local icf.'te .ce to be inaele in ihe columns of the paper. Dances, lectures
and concerts ara intended for the entertainment of persons who have Ihe
time and inclination lo attend, but it is
,    .        . too much to expect the editor to buv a
agreeable to the British representatives. I ., 5��� ticket for every ��� wo,.tl|   of ^
Frenchmen fight and  make op   friends ��� ring he docs, nnd then give a $5 write up ] to visit his "family
like youngsters, but Biitieh   peppjeare,: of the affair. ���The Ledge, Creston.
A car of malt has arrived f om Winnipeg for tbe New Ye rk Brewery.
Towgool and Bruder will havo the lies'.
There gathereel at tho C P.R. depot
on Wednesday morning a large number of friends of the late.I, J. Grant,
who died in the Sandon Hospital recently. At Ihe re qncat of his relatives
the body waa sliipoed t*�� Lumsdcn,
Siisk., and the party pre��ei t on the
platform hnd assembled to pay their
1 et respects to the moral remains of
nn old friend. Aiming those present we*
noticed His Worship the Mayor, the
City Clerk, the Aldernianic Bo rl, K v.
Fr. Jeannote, and most of the p o-
minent merchants and citizens. The
casket was a hnndsome one draped with
Hammond Sand rim was admitted
into the ho pitul on Snlurd y with the
giip. He took hia discharge ou Wednesday.
E. Sctiton, representing the Montreal
coffee importing linn of Chase & Sanborn, was doing busines in town on
Wil iam Hunter, M.P.P , m^de a business Hip to S..ndon ou Wednesday.
This was our number's flr��t visit since
emergii g a winner from the ncent
man-eating contest. Natura ly he was
the recipient of many congratulations,
most of which were sincere but a few
could be taken cum grauo salis. He is
getting all his affairs in sha* e be fore he
leaves for the op-ning of the Provincial
Legislature on the 8th prox,
Al. Holmquist aid Tom Carley are
down from the Su* shine for supplies.
They rep irt lo s of o e in the drift.
Work Is proceeding at the Elkorn by
the leasers with every satisfaction.
I. Hachcy returned to town this week
He has returned to
o'isly active in ihe spring. Mr. Elmen-
dorf also spoke very enthusiastically of
the Whitelioise country. He told us uf
his lecent visit thee, and asserted it
was ihe richest gold-copper country h*>
had evec visit d. Theie were immense
deposi's of this ore. He remarked
that tin* c st of freight f oin the m nes
to tbe smelter at Tacoine, t getbvr with
the treatment ch rgei nould barely exceed $7. Mr. Elmendorf left for i.is
headqu irters in Spokane on Thursday.
If flewood wn�� |30 a cord there
would be no in *re show of vetting any
than there is now. It's a poor look out
for the next few weeks, "Wing to a'ides
bloek'ng the road lea ling to the town's
Fresh egg* at Macdonald's.
A snowslide nbo*!t nine miles below
Whitewater prevented the K. & S. paa-
senger tain getting ihro"gh to Kaslo
on Thursday T e rot.ry plough wai
ordered down l>te ihe same night to
work on the pile.
Two cms of z;nc ore are ready iot
shipment lrn.ni   he Last Chance.
The C.P It r-culsr is In-having i'self
better Ititc'y. T��oor thr e hours late
looks good to us.
The work ord. red to be clone by the
Full Com t in the White-Harris case is
being proceeded wilh without a hitch.
Two shifts aie working.
W. H. Brandon hss returned t*) Silverton after spending thr. c months in
the east.
School -ill in ull prebabilily resume
on Monday next. Mi>- Bmtha Trag ,
of Vancouver, is exp.cted to arrive on
Sunday 111,lit,
'Iho reason why. A cut thumb, very
slight, hu' enough to make us squesd at
evo y piece of type we li't'd from the
case. 'Un re nie 45,000 letters ai.d
spaces to he 1 fted ev ry week for this
-beet. 'I here have* b en 45,001 squeals.
The odd -quel wus on g ueral principles.
The K. ctS. rotary is cndeavouiing,t��
break through 11 Cody.
There's a wood famiie in town. If
vou niis*> any In nher or anything burnable, blame the printer's d evils.
We picked np a silver ling and tie
lid of a fountain pen on the s.dew ilk
one day this week. Owners can hnve
same by proving identity.
Butting in everywhere proved a failure to us in dig zing up news this week.
Dan Hurley has been confined to his
bed for sev >ral days this wiek with a
bad case of grip.
J. P. Filny, who was reported seriously ill at the hospital, fooled hia
Iriouda by walking down the other day
nnd looking as will as ever.
Fhrcm Is meson, n well-known miner
of Ibis district, died of pneumonia at
the Kaslo hospital on Wednesday. He
leaves a widow and two childien.
Anthony Shiiland left for Kaslo on
A. J. Harris, M.K., has secured a
sub b-iiHi) of No. 5 at the Whitewater
mi ie. He was in town yesterday looting for good miners.
Geo. Smith, one of the brat known
men iu Yukon mining circles, paid the
camp a visit yesterday.
J G. Steel nude a flying visit to tho
city fron, Spokane on Saturday.
J. C. Carruthers representing Lena
A Leeieer, dry goods merchants, of Victoria, was a business visitor on Thursday.
A fine specimen of a cougar *as seen
within the city limits seve'al times th s
A couple of small slides delayed tha
arrival uf the C.P.R. engine this morning..
Services in tie I'resbyt ii��n church
on Sunday,
tmnW. net. tr (an
(Coutiuued  From  Last Week.)
The coach brouglTt up In front of a
roadside Inn. While some of the men
were watering tbe horses others gatb
ered  about Its open window.   A eon-
"Aunt Fanny, will you be careful t"
versatlon In a tongue utterly incomprehensible to Beverly took place between
Baldos and bis followers. The latter
seemed to be disturbed about something, and there wus no mistaking the
solicitous air with which they regarded their leader. The pseudo princess
was patient as long as possible and
then broke into the discuss ion.
"What do they want?" she demanded In English.
"They are asking for Instructions,"
he answered.
"Instruct them to do as I bid," she
said. "Tell them to hurry along and
get you a doctor; that's all."
'Evidently his friends were of the
same opinion, for after a long harangue
In which he was obdurate to tbe lest
they left the carriage, and he sank
back wltb a groan of dejection.
"What Is it?" sbe anxiously demanded.
"They also insist that I shall go to a
surgeon," be said hopelessly. His eyes
were moist, and he could not meet ber
gaze. Sbe was full of exultation.
"They have advised me to put myself
under your protection, shameless es
that may seem to a man. You and you
alone have the power to protect me if
1 pass beyond tbe walls of Ganlook."
"1?" she cried, all a-flutter.
"I could not thrust my bead Into the
Jaws of death unless the princess of
Graustark were there to stay their
fury. Your royal hand alone can turn
aside the inevitable. Alas, 1 am helpless and know not what to do.'"
Beverly Calhoun sat very straight and
silent beside the misguided Baldos.
After all, It was not within ber power
to protect him. She,was uot the princess, and sbe bad absolutely no Influence In Ganlook. The authorities there
could not be deceived as had been these
Ignorant men of the bills. If sbe led
him into the city It was decidedly probable tbat sbe might be taking bim to
his death. Sbe could only petition, not
command. Once at Yetive's side sbe
was confident she could save the man
wbo bad done so much for her, hut
Ganlook was many miles from Edelweiss, and there yvus uo assurance that
Intervention could be obtained in time.
On tbe other band, if be went buck to tbe
hills be was likely to die of the poisonous fever. Beverly was in it most unhappy state of mind. If she confessed
to bim tbut she was not the princess
he would refuse to enter tho gates of
Ganlook, and be perfectly Justified in
doing so.
"But If I should fall?" she asked at
last, a shiver rushing over ber and
leaving ber cold with dread.
"You are tbe only hope, your highness. You had better say farewell to
Baldos and let him again seek tbe
friendly valley," said he wearily. "We
can go no farther. The soldiers must
be near, your highness. It means capture If we go on. I cannot expose my
friends to the dangers. Let me be put
down here and do you drive on to
Bafety. I shall fare much better than
you think, for I am young und strong
"No! I'll risk It!" she cried. "You
must go into the city. Tell them so,
snd sny that I will protect you with my
own life end honor."
Fever made bim submissive. Her
eyes gave bim confidence. Her voice
soothed bis fears, if he possessed them.
Leaning from the window be called
bis men togetfcer. Beverly looked on
la wonder as these strange men bade
farewell to their leader. Many of them
were weeping, and most of them kissed
his band. There were broken sentences, tear choked promises, anxious
Inquiries, and the parting was over.
"Where are they going?" Beverly
whispered as tbey moved away In tbe
"Back into the mountains to starve,
poor fellows. God be kind to them,
God be good to them," he half sobbed,
his chin dropping to bis breast. He
.was trembling like a leaf.
"Starve?" sbe whispered. "Have they
no money?"
"We are penniless," came In muffled
tones from the stricken leader.
Beverly leaned from the window and
called to the departing ones. Ravone
and one other reluctantly approached.
Without a word she opened a small
traveling bag and drew forth a heavy
purse. This sbe pressed Into the band
of the student. It was filled wltb
Graustark gavvos, for which she bad
exchanged American gold in Russia.
"God be with , m!" she fervently
���cried. He kissed her hand, and the
two stood aside to let tbe coach roll
on Into the dusky shadows that separated them frpm, the gates of Gan-
���tooc, oia laaruz stvi artv.-e*, tne only
one of the company left to serve bis
| leader to the very end.
"Well, we have left them," muttered
Baldos as though to himself. "I may
never see them again���never see them
agalu.   And bow true they have beeu!"
"1 shall seud for them the moment
I get to (Jaulook, and I'll promise pardons for them all!" she cried rashly in
her compassion.
"No," be exclaimed fiercely; "you are
uot to disturb them. Better that tbey
should starve."     i
Beverly wus sufficiently subdued. As
they drew nearer tbe city gates her
heart begun to fall ber. This man's
life was in ber weak, Incapable bauds*
nud the time was uearlug when she
must stand between him und disaster.
"Where ure these vaunted soldiers of
yours?" he suddenly asked, Intlutte
Irony In his voice.
"My soldiers?" she said faintly.
"Isn't It rather unusual that lu time
of trouble nnd uncertainly we should
be able to approach within a mile of
one of your most Important cities without even so much as seeing a soldier
of Graustark?"
Sbe felt tbut he was scoffing, but tt
mattered little to her.
"It Is a bit odd, Isn't It?" she agreed.
"Worse than thut, your highness."
"I shall speak to Daugloss about It."
she suld serenely, and he looked up In
new surprise. Truly she was an extraordinary princess.
Fully three quarters of an hour passed before the couch was checked. Beverly, looking from tho windows, bad
seen the lighted windows of cottages
growing closer und closer together.
The burking of roadside dogs was tbe
only sound tbut could be heard above
the ruttle of the wheels. It wus too
dark Inside the couch to see the face
of the man beside her, but something
told her that he was staring intently
Into the night, alert aud anxious. The
responsibility of ber position swooped
down upou ber like an avalanche as
she thought of what the next few minutes were to bring forth. It was the
sudden stopping of the coach and tbe
sharp commands from the outside thnt
told her probation was at an end. Sbe
could no longer speculate; It was high
time to set.
"The outpost," come from Baldos, in
strained tones.
"Perhaps they won't know us���you, I
mean," she whispered.
"Baron Dangloss knows everybody."
he replied bltterlv
"What a horrid old busybody he"���
she started to say, but thought better
of IL
A couple of lanterns Sashed at the
window, almost blinding her. Aunt
Fanny groaned audibly, but tbe figure
of Baldos seemed to stiffen with defiance. Uniformed men peered Into tbe
luterolr with more rudeness and curiosity than seemed respectful to a princess, to say the least. They saw a pretty, pleading face, with wide gray eyes
and parted lips, but tbey did not bow
in humble submission, aa Baldos had
expected. One of the men, evidently In
command, addressed Beverly in rough
but polite tones. It was a question
that be asked, she knew, but she could
not answer him, for sbe could not understand him.
"What do you want?" she put in
English, with a creditable display of
"He does not speak English, your
highness," volunteered Baldos, in a
voice so well disguised that It startled
ber. The officer was staring blankly at
"Every officer in my army should
and must learn to speak English," she
said, at ber wits' end. "I decline to
be questioned by the fellow. Will you
talk to him in my stead?"
"1, your highness?" he cried In dismay.
"Yes. Tell him who wo are and ask
where the hospital Is," sbe murmured,
sinking back with tbe air of a queen,
but with the inward feeling that all
was lost.
"But I don't speak your language
well," he protested.
"You speak It beautifully," sbe said.
Baldos leaned forward painfully and
spoke to tbe officer In the Graustark
"Dou't you know your princess?" he
demanded s trifle harshly. Tbe man's
eyes flew wide open lu an instant and
his Jaw dropped.
"The���tbe princess?" he gasped.
"Don't stare like that, sir. Direct us
to the main gate at once, or you will
have cause io regret your slowness."
"But the princess wus���Is coming by
tbe northern paaa," mumbled the man.
"The guard has gone out to meet ber
and"��� Baldos cut bim off shortly wltb
tbe Information that the princess, as
hs could see, had come by the lower
pass and that sbe was eager to reach
a resting place at once. The convincing tone of the speaker and the regal
Indifference of tbe lady had full effect
upon tbe officer, wbo hud never seen
her highness. He fell back with r,
deep obeisance and gave a few bewildered commands to his men. The
coach moved off, attended by a party
of foot soldiers, and Beverly breathed
her first sigh of relief.
"You did It beautifully," she whispered to Baldos, and he was considerably puzzled by tbe ardor of her
praise. "Where are we going now?"
sbe asked.
"Into the city, your highness," he answered. It was beginning to dawn
upon him thai she was amazingly Ignorant and Inconsequential for one
wbo enjoyed the right to command
these common soldiers. Her old trepidation returned with this brief answer. Something told her that he was
beginning to mistrust her at last. After all, It meant everything to him and
so little to ber.
When the coach halted before the
city gates she was in a dire state of
unhcinplngss),     In   the   cjarkness  she
j could le6\ tne reproafcuiui eyes or old
Aunt Fanny searching tor her abandoned conscience.
"Ask If Baron Dangloss Is In Gan-
: look, and, If he is, command them to
] take me to him Immediately," she
! whispered to Baldos, a sudden lnsplra-
| tion seizing her. She would lay the
j whole matter before the great chief of
| pofiee and trust to fortune. Her hand
i fell impulsively upon his and, to her
| amazement, It wm as cold as ice.
| "What is the matter?" she cried in
| alarm.
I "You trusted me in the wilds, your
highness," be said tensely) "I am trust-
| Ihg you now.'' Before she could reply
i the officer in charge of the Ganlook
gates appeared at tbo coach window,
"there were lights on ell sides. Her
heart sank like lead. It would be a
nfsracle If she passed the gates unrecognized.
(To Be Continued.I
Ho   Mail   Can   ttlsee   From   the   Clnaa,
However    Iiic'le-Hii,    In    Wliic-h    lie1
Was Horn���Neither Wealth l\or Success  AlTecta (lie Cuiett* uf Any One.
In the fixed scale of descent In India
some classes lire merely Inferior, while
some are '"unclean" or ''untouchable,"
but from whatsoever class n man he
born In he bus no escape hut death.
Children born hi an "unek'iin" caste
remain "unclean;" children horn in an
Inferior caste remain ns their father*
were. Nothing that they can do can
In tho slightest degree change theh
situation. Tbey were horn "unclean:"
their ancestors were "unclean:" theh
descendants will he "unclean" till the
end of the chapter.
To give a few Illustrations from
many, a weaver Is less "unclean" than
a carpenter, a carpenter Is above a
house cleaner, a house cleaner Is above
a street cleaner, and a street cleaner Is
above u pnriah or no caste mail. Even
trade or occupation bus Its exact pliie'i*
anbitrnrily fixed, in the scale of degradation.
Above all the men that labor with
their hands In whatsoever way are
the tradesmen and shopkeepers, also
with subdivisions Into classes: above
the tradesmen is tbe useless and now
.almost Idle warrior class; above the
'warriors is the Brahman or priestly
class, and with these grand divisions
the structure of the system Is complete.
Wealth or material situation or success has nothing to do with the caste of
any man. You may hire for your cook
or valet a Brahman of the purest strain
serene, who for weeks before you engaged him may have been on the verge
ef starvation. Tbe meager beggar to
whom you toss alms in the road may
be of a very high caste. Tbe well fed
groom, resplendent in gorgeous livery,
flashing by on a carriage that covers
the beggar with dust, is very likely of
a caste a mile below the beggar. Time
no more than effort can break down
those walls of division. One of tbe
wealthiest and most distinguished families in Calcutta, the famous Tagore
family, lost caste about two centuries
ago. Members of this family have received honor from tbe government,
bave conferred great benefits upon city
and country and bave been noted for
their numerous charities und benefactions. One exerted himself all bis life
to further native education. Another
helped to endow Calcutta university.
A if are enormously rich, and all beai
enviable reputations for goodness, honesty and philanthropy. But the wall of
caste has never fallen for them. They
are still bated and avoided by their
countrymen exactly as they were at
the beginning of their exclusion. In tbe
streets of Calcutta Is many a ragged
artisan that would not sit on tbe same*
bench with a Tagore or touch tbe end
of bis robe.
Pain, suffering, penury, even death
Itself, Is nothing to the Hindoo compared with the loss of caste. Many a
Hindoo that In tbe old days would
yield nothing to the most fiendish tor
turos quickly surrendered his secrets
when threatened with something that
would contaminate him���a piece of
cowskin, perhaps, or a glass of water
that had been touched by a pariah. In.
I suppose, thousands of cases persons
that have hopelessly lost their caste
have abandoned tlieir homes nnd wandered miserably along the roads until
death overtook them. Thousands of
Others have thrown themselves into tbe
Ganges or deliberately starved.
Three Brahman girls who had been
degraded by a Mussulman went before
a Judge to demand vengeance and
when the judge declined to Interfere
killed themselves in the courtroom.
At a town called Buj Buj a widow
lost caste by falling in love with u
man beneath her. As loss of caste by
one member of the family degrades
tbe others also, ber eldest son Immediately swallowed poison and died,
and bis remaining brethren fled the
A husband shares a wife's degrada-
t(ein. A wife goes down the steps with
a husband. For more than 100 years
a Brahman family of Suntipur hat
been outcaste because on j member fell
in leve with the daughter of a shoemaker.���Charles Edward Russell In
Cosmopolitan Magazine.
Wondorful Zr.:n-Buk Cure in Saskatchewan.
A most interesting cure has just
been effected at Invermay, Sask^by1
the great household bairn, Zarn-Buk.
Mrs. J. M. McCormick says: "Seven
years ago my face broke out in
rough, red blotches, which burned
and ilched and smarted'in turn
almost beyond endurance. I commenced to try every known remedy
1 could get for face and skin troubles, but got no relief, Doctors
told me there waB absolutely no
cure for me. Finally iny husband
sent tor a supply of Zam-Buk. We
applied a small sample to a. small
p��tc*h of the disease. To our delight
the portion treated with Zam-Buk
very i|uickly healed. We then obtained a proper supply and began
the Zam-Buk treatment. 1 am now
delighted to state that afe*r having
used a few boxes, 1 am free from
lhe old trouble! and completely cured.
1 will never he without Zam-Buk in
the house as long as 1 live, and to
nil who are troubled with skin disease in any form, I would say,
waste no time in obtaining a supply of Zinii-lliik."
Zam-Buk cure's eczema, itch, scalp
sores, ringworms, blotches on the
face and body, chapped places, cold
sores, piles and enlarged veins. As
an embrocation il cures rheumatism
and sciatica, and rubbed over the
chest relievos the* tightness clue to
severe   colds.
All stores nnd druggists sell at 50
cents a box, or post free from the
Z.'ini-Huk Co., Toronto, (i boxes for
Mr. Moth���Glad to see you on yjui
feet again, old man! What caused si
the trouble?
His Neighbor-Why, I dined off a
seemingly woolen overcoat, and It
turned out to be tbe worst kind ot
shoddy. I tell you tbe extent to whicl
food adulteration Is carried on nowu
days is nothing short of crlminal.-
The    Reporter's   Sweetheart.
Her beau had called; her heart beat
She choose her prettiest  dress:
And   then  with   care    made  up  her
Before she  went  to press.
���Philadelphia  Press.
Babies who are given an occasional dose of Baby's Own Tablets al-
.vays sleep soundly at night, and it
is not the drugged sleep produced
by sleeping drops or "soothing"
syrups either���the sleep is natural,
healthy and restful, and baby wakes
up in the morning bright and cheerful. Tlie Talilets are the best medicine in the world for the cure of all
lhe minor ailments of little oneB.
Mrs. L. Gagne, Kdiiuindston. N. B.,
says: "My Jbaby \va.s cross and
fretful and I hardly ever got a good
night's rest until I began giving
Baby's Own Tablets. These Tablets
removed the cauBe of the trouble
and now baby sleeps well at night."
The Tablets are sold by druggists or
by mail at 25 cents a box from The
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Out.
The authorities of Madrid have
learned that in spite of all precautions, Don Jaime, son of the Spanish pretender, Don Carlos, recently
paid a surreptious visit to the Car-
lis leaders at Barcelona.
History of the  English   Novel.
The genesis of the novel of the social question, of which the labor
and capital novel is one aspect, involves e sketch of the whole history
of the Knglish novel.
Following Sidney's "Arcadia" in
the sixteenth century and Bunyan's
"Pilgrim's Progress" in the seventeenth and "Robinson Crusoe" in
'���lie early eighteenth, we come upon
a new variety of novel���tlie novel
of manners, reflecting the customs
and speecli of the age. Richardson's "Pamela" and "Clarissa Har-
lowe"  lead  the  long train.
Historical fiction swam into our
ken in tiie gallant fleet ol thirty-
two "Waveriey Novels." Here romance and adventure are in full
sail. Occupied with pomp and
pageant, with the purely emotional,
the historical novel of this time allows its teachings to ha merely incidental ; perhaps the* best of ull
ways of teaching, if the people ring
true and tlie situations square with
About tlie beginning of the Victorian era swept in tlie novel of
street ��nd trade and olub���preem-
inately tin* novel of city and town.
Here social  scenes  and  social themes
a re woven  iii  with Btories of home
and  the  common   way;  all   reflecting
ihe* life of this period of England's
greatest  material   prosperity.    Dick*
ns takes for his material the middle"   classes   and   the   off-scoiirings   of
ociely. Thackeray chooses the upper classes and their servants and
hangers-on. In "Hard Times" Dickens  twines   u   story   around   il   philse
of trade-unionism; for labor troubles
were in the air of that day. His
works are crowded with characters.
His exaggerations and sentiineiitiiii-
sion for the multitude hade a deep
sion for the multitude made a deep
impression upon u reading public
that had been accustomed for years
to sorrow only over the woes of
prince and  page.
Thackeray Was not touched by the
wrongs af the common iieople. He
was inclined to sneer at Dickens'
treatment of criminals and incompetents. But he hud a wholesome
contempt for snobbery and injustice, and he helped to brush away
aristocratic pretension with laughter
us Dickens helped wash away injustice   witli   tears.
But it was left to the greatest
woman novelist, George Eliot, to
give the most artistic and the most
searching of the social studies of
the century. With George Eliot a
new strain comes into novel writing. She is not content to merely
tell a story; she seeks for the relation between the life of her characters and the life of humanity. She
builds into fiction the conflicts and
questionings that Mill und Darwin
and Spencer were voicing in economics and science and philosophy.
Evolution, heredity, environment���
tlie new-risen doctrines surging in
the thought of the day���these gave
the sense of social responsibility.
The 'vast sympathy of the author
makes her characters intensely
alive, and holds our interest in
their fortunes. "Felix Holt, the
Radical" is a story involving the
labor movement. One of the
ipeeclies of Felix is so up-to-date
that it could be printed in our newspapers as an editorial against
"graft."���Success  Magazine,
The Kidneys and Bowels also Deranged and
Cure Only Obtained by use of
No human being can come into tin
world without Increasing or diminish
lug the sum total of human happiness
ngt only of the present, but of ever?
subsequent age of humanity. No one
can detach himself from this connec
tion. There Is no sequestered spot li
the universe, uo dark niche along the
disk of nonexistence to which he cpr
retreat from his relations to othe.-s
where he can withdraw the influence!
of hit existence upou the moral destl
ny of the world. Everywhere be wll
bifve companions wbo will be better oi
worfee for bis Influence.
Sheep Can  Be  Made Comfortable A
Very  Little* Cost.
As it is economical on the part a
any owner of any animals to feed wel
during the winter and to keep tin
stock in tlie best condition, it is thi
best plan for him to provide goo<
warm shelter for all his animals. Thli
refers most particularly to a flock o
sheep, says the American Shee)
Breeder. It is commonly thought, ant*
the thought is commonly expressed
that sheep, being provided with i
thick woolly coat in the winter, di
not require any other shelter, than I
board fence and a comfortable yard te
pass the nights in. It is a very com
nion accident for such persons to losi
a few sheep and lambs every wintot
by exposure to cold and neglect. Ani
inals suffer from cold when they an
shivering in an exposed yard on <
cold winter's night quite as much ai
their owners may do under similai
exposure. And it is a waste of money
for food is the same as money to thi
owner of a flock of sheep. Of coursi
this error reduces the profits from i
flock of sheep that is exposed to thi
It will cost very little to make thi
sheep comfortable. A rough board
shed that will break the force of thi
cold winds will be sufficient. It should
have a tight roof that it may be dry
Dry cold is far more bearable thai
a much better temperature with a we
skin. But the wind of a cold free-iii|
night when the sheep fleeces are wa
tor soaked will kill sheev that would
be comfortables if their skins wen
dry and protected by the dry fleece
It is quite often thought sufficient
that the sheep were sufficiently pro
tected by their woolly coat althougl
exposed to rainstorms which froze thi
fleece on their backs. The truth is thai
the fleece of a sheep should not bi
considered in this part of their man
agement as any greater protectiot
than the hairy coat of a cow, and thi
flock should have as much care foi
their protection as all other auiniah
of the farm get.
Ventilation is a very important par
of the management of oil shelters foi
sheep���indeed, for all animals. Thi
rule should bo to give a square yard
of floor space for every sheep In shedi
or covered yards at the least. This ii
twice as much as the sheep will cov
er, thus leaving half tbe floor for mov*
ing upace. The sheep will habituallj
lie close together, and thus there wil:
be ample room for the wanderers td
move about comfortably. Some of thd
sheep will bunch together, but thil
will be perfectly safe, for sheeo maj
safely crowd together if there Is an*
|de room for all and none pile up or
j the others. The only safe rulo in thi
management of sheep is to whollj
prevent by sufficient precautions anj
risk of panics in the yards or sheds
as may happen by the presence of i
dog in the place. Strange dogs should
always be kevpt (,rom the sheep. Thd
home dog may go anywhere amorij
them with safety, but a strange doj
may cause a panic in which somd
sheep will be lost. Thus the fences ol
the open sheep yards should be wel!
protected by two strange of barbed
wire on the top.
Glaaa   HeuNlii--.
Glass  brushes  are  used   by   artists
who decorate cblua.   Tbey ere Tiiule of
glass fibers so thin that tbey seem like
spun silk.
W.      N       U.      No.      624.
Hurried eating and lack of proper
mastication ut the tood are among
the most common causes of .indigestion, and overeating iB undoubtedly
the beginning of tiouble with tlie
liver  and kidneys.
Kidney disease and rheumatism
are not usually the first indication
of a deranged system, but these
troubles follow unheeded headaches,
constipation  and  bilious  attacks.
Because of that direct and combined action on the liver, kidneys
and bowels, Dr. Chase's Kidney-
Liver Pills are effective in whatever stage of such dreangements
they may be used, except when the
structure of the kidneys has been
tt listed  away  by  Bright's  disease.
What we would emphasize, however, is the advantage of beginning
this treatment nt the first indication
of trouble with the liver. It is
tiie liver which first feels the result
of overeating because of its difficulty
in filtering lhe blood. Keep the
liver right by tlie timely use of
Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills and
you not only prevent headaches,
biliousness und constipation, but entirely escape derangements of the
kidneys, which are at once so dreadfully   painful  and   fatal.
Mr.'Henry Borgnardt, Horse Hills,
Alta., writes: "i u.-eoi Dr. Chase's
Kidney-Liver Pills for djs^epsiaand
am satislied that there is no better
medicine for this ailment and liver
Mrs. E. Husband', Moore street,
St. Catharines, Out., states: "I wuh
seriously ulflicted with indigestion
and stomach trouble for sixteen
years. Filially I became so had that
1 coulel scarcely eat anything without Buffering terrible, distress. Gradually 1 grew weaker and more
emaciated, and thoui/h treated by
three doctors and a specialist, I received   no beiieht.
"After u time a pain began in my
right side, which medical men said
was liver trouble. I never got relief until 1 began the use of Dr.
.Chase's Kldney-LiVei* Pills, and they
helped nie at once. By using about
a dozen boxes 1 was entirely cured.
I owe my cure entirely to this
treatment, and make this statement
with the hope thai some pool sufferer
may   benefit  by   my  experience."
Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills,
one pill a dose, io cents a box, ut
all dealers or Keiiuuiisun, Hutes &
Co., Toronto.
British Incomes.
The Income tax was paid in the
United Kingdom year before last by
!),5B2 corporations, 30.129 public companies, 57,244 business firms and
456,57] individual British subjects.
Total cross income, $2,347,70b,94().
Tiie number of British subjects taxed on incomes in excess of $50,(100
a year was 212, the number taxed
on incomes in excess of $250,000 a
year  was 24.���New  York  Tribune.
a Cure for Kheumatism.���The intrusion of uric acid into the blood
vessels is a fruitful cause of rheumatic [pains1. This irregularity is
owing to a deranged and unhealthy
condition of the liver. Anyone subject to this painful affection will find
a remedy in Parmelee's Vegetable
i ills. Their action upon the kidneys is pronounced and most beneficial, and by restoring healthy action, tliey correct impurities in the
Indigestion, that menace to Human
Happiness, pitilcuH in its ussaults, und no
retepector of portions, has met its conquer-
er In South American Ncerviue. This
great stomach and nerve remedy stimulates digestion, ton��� the nerves, aids circulation, drives out impurities, diBpels
emaciation, and brings hack the glow of
perfect health. Cures hundreds of
"ehroainu" that have battled uhysiciuns. -
How   It  Hurt.
"Barney's wooden leg has been
paining 'ini of lute," said Solioles
to  his   wife.
"How can that be ?" asked Mrs.
Scholes,   irritably.
"Mrs. Harney has been thrashing
'im with it," was the explanation.
Minard's   Liniment  Cures Garget   in
Strong Words   Needed.
Stinjay (playing host) ��� Tell me,
now, what do you think of that
cigar ?
Kandor (holding the weed at arm's
length) ��� Well���er���can't you first
send your wife out of the room on
snme pretext or other.���The Catholic  Standard  and  Times.
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Some time ago I had a bad attack
of Quinzy which laid me up for two
weeks  and cost  a  lot of  money.
Finding the lump again forming
in mv throat, I bathed freely with
MINARD'S LINIMENT, and saturating a cloth with the liniment left
it on all night.
Next morning the swelling was
gone and I attributed the warding
off of an attack of Quinzv to the
free  use of MINARD'S  LINIMENT.
G.   F.   WORDEN.
St.  John.
A son of Count Leo Tolstoi says
that the famous Russian author had
an attack of influenza last December,
but that lie had recoveied by Christmas time.
Only those who have had experience can tell the torture coma
cause. Pain with youi boots on,
pain with them off���pain night and
day; but relief is slure to those who
use  Holloway's  Corn Cure.
Caroline  Writing.
Charlemagne Introduced Into his do
minions and ordered ull his subjects
to write a particular form of letter.
Copies were made ot tbe alphabet in
the new style, und both single letters
and connected writing were shown
tbat the people might understand.
Specimens were sent to every city In
tbe empire, uud every monastery was
provided with a copy. This style ot
writing became kuown as the Caroline. 	
Tw Send I-'lmv.-r* by Mall.
Take u long potato und bore a bole
through it lengthwise for a holder and
shave tbe outside down with a sharp
knife until It can be easily handled.
When ready to send the flowers, place
their stems In the potato and wrap
around this a piece of wet sheet cotton.
Over this wrap a sheet of tin foil, carefully covering every part of the bolder.
Tbe moisture cannot penetrate tbe paper and will be retained for a long
Where Tliey  Ajrreetl.
"But I am so unworthy, darling!" he
murmured as he held the dear girl's
hand In bis.
"Oh. George," she sighed, "if you
and papa ugrced ou every other point
as you do ou that, how happy we
would bel"
At the close of a grand ball a
celebrated actor of the Court Theatre: in Berlin stands in the passage
waiting for friends.
A beautiful and fashionably dress-
i-d lady approaches him and says:
"Beg pardon, have I the honor to
see before me our famous Heir Don-
iii'istinno, whose powerful and son-
oreeiis voice 1 bad the pleasure of
admiring last night in 'Macbeth ?'
Might I ask you to do me a little
laser r"
"I  am auite ae your service, inud-
"Then will you be good enough to
nrjU out in the street in your loudest tones for the carriage of-Baroness  Sevartz ���'"���London Tit-Bits.
"Martha," . he complained, "wa
simply miust economize on our
household  expenses."
"Very well," she replied, "I've
been buying strictly fresh eggs in
the past, seeing that you must always have one at breakfast. Hereafter I'll merely ask for fresh ones."
���Chicago  Record-Herald.
-U I M I T E D
Nurses* & Mothers' Treasure
���mott icIinUe medicine (or baby.
Uied over 30 yean. Firrt compounded
by Dr. P. E. Picuh in 1855.
Makes Baby Strong
Restores lhe little oigans to perfect
health.   Civet  sound sleep,  without
resort to opium or other injurious drugs.
4        At druijcicsU', 25c. 6 bottles $1.25.
Ntctionccl Dcug flc Chemic.1 Co. Ltd., MoncresJ
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria
How She Found it Out.
"My!" excainied Mr. Kiumsay at
the summer hotel hop, "this floor's
awfully slippery, it's hard to keep
your feet."
"Oil!" replied his fair partner,
sarcastically, "then you were really
trying to keep on my feet. I thougnt
it  wns  accidental."
Auntie (upon her return, to somewhat pessimistic nephew): Did
Tomni- play with you while I W9B
out, darling ? He didn't make you
cry ?
Nephew: He made me cry a little  bit.
Tommy: Oh, Philin, I made you
laugh nearly all the time mother
was  out.
Nephew: Well I laughed till I
cried���The Tatler.
Ottlt with horns are dangerous
end a constant menace, to persons
and other cattle Dohorn thorn
quickly and with alight pain with a
All o.er in 2 minutes. Mot a harsh
Brathod. Leaves a clear, clean cut.
Cows Bl-e mora snllki steers make
batter best*. Send torfree booklet.
1. a.y.Ksaaa. rides. OaUilo, Cat.
You cannot possibly have
a better Cocoa than
A delicious drink and a sustaining
food. Fragrant, nutritious and
ecotiomical. This excellent Cocoa
maintains the system in robust
health, and enables it to resist
winter's extreme cold.
Sold by Grocers and Storekeepers
in Mb. and i-lb Tins.
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worth  your
Get the facta
you roof
a thing.
Of Oshawa
Your Grandsons Will-Be
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"Oshawa" Roof Wears Out
Roof your buildings with " Oshawa " Galvanized Steel Shingles
this year, and that will be a GOOD roof in 2007. We will give
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shav/A "sh* Shingles
make roofs water-tight, wind-proof, weather-proof, rust-proof,
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They lock on all FOUR sides-the ONLY METAL
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Dear Mother
Your little ones are a constant care ia
Fall and Winter weather. They will
catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh't
Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and
what it has done lor so many ? It is said
to be the onlv reliable remedy for al]
diseases of the air passages in children.
It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to
take. It is guarunteed to cure or your money
is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,
j.      and all dealers in medicine sell 3,4
Tiiis remedy should be in every household,
Miner   Hicks.
We do not remember for a long
time to have read a more moving
story than that in which Hicks, tlie
Bakereville, (Jul., miner, describes
his joy as the iron pipe broke
through above bis betid, und his
frantic efforts to let the reBcuera
know that it had readied him.
Down this pipe tlie food was passed to him; down this pipe came tbe
tones of a phonograph, set playing
tu bheer him in Ids utter loneliness.
How slowly the time passed may
best be imagined by the simple con;
trivances which Hicks deviced in
order t<> distract his attention, "I
purposely lost my watch," lie says,
".so that 1 might have trouble in
looking for it."
If that supremely realistic touch
were mere invention, it would be a
stroke epiite worthy of Defoe. The
idem ut cheating time by wilfully
losing one'n watch is perfect, it is,
we suppose, Inevitable���espeofallyiti
Amerioa���that the hero of this adventure should "sign a contract to
appear before the public shortly."
Nor can we blame him if lie funis
such harrowing experiences into
easily-won gold. Nevertheless'! it is
something of a pity that so thrilling and pathetic a human story
should be ' exploited for gain.���London Daily Telegraph.
One of the greaiest blessings to
���parents is Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator. It effectually expels
worms and gives health in a marvellous  manner  to  the  little  one.
It Pays to Advertise.
News comes from Hamilton, Ohio,
that William Duke, affectionately
known as "Uncle Billy," has jupt
been married to Mrs. Miirkham, who
was a Lee, of Virginia, and n cousin of General Robert E. Lee*.
"Uncle Billy" 1b 75 years old, and
his wife is 48.
J How did "Uncle Billy," who wns
a bnchelor, secure a wile i We are
told that he did it by advertising,
and that he had persevered in this
course for 52 years. It is said that
he spent thousands of dollars in advertising and in paying the expenses
of women who came to see him, but
all former applicants were unsuit-
able or refused to marry him. Did
Uncle Billy get discouraged ? Not
a bit of it. He knew the successful
advertiser is he who stays, und his
staying power was equal to the demand. He iB at last rewarded by
seeing his aim accomplished. Let
other advertisers profit by his ax-
ample.���Louisville  Couriei Journal.
Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Distempe-
More Swiss Tunnels.
More Swis3 tunnels through the
Alps are being projected. That of
the Splugen, from Coire to Chia-
venna, is now in a forward state.
The estimates and plans are now in
the hands oi the members of the
Federal Chambers. The extreme
length of the proposed line is about
fifty miles, while that of the tunnel itself is only about fifteen miles.
The cost of construction would be
about five millions. The time would
be about eight years. Another project ia that for a tunnel through
Todi Mountain, in connection with
the question of the Greina and the
Loetschberg Railway. ��� New York
8outh American Rheumatic Cure Cures
Rheumatism.���It in safe, harmless and
acts quick-gives almost instant relief
and an absolute cure in from one to
three days���works wonders in most acute
forms of rheumatism. One man's testimony: "1 spent 6 weeks in bed before
commencing its use -4 bottles cured we."
A Bird's Confinement.
A remarkable nude of incarceration is practised by the liornbills,
birds with immense bills and horny
crests, which inhabit Southern Asia,
the Malayan Islands and Central
and Southern Africa. fu moat, if
not all, species the blooding female
is walled up in a hollow tree and
fed by her mate. She remains confined iii her prison until tho eggB
nre hutched, and in some species
until the young birds are able to
fly. Meanwhile the mother has become temporarily incapable of flight,
as she hast'-.moulted-or, at least.
shed all tier wing feathers���during
her captivity. But the mule in indefatigable, in providing foi his
family, and is said to work so hard
that he is reduced almost to a
skeleton at the end of the brooding
season.���New York Tribune.
A professor was explaining the
phenomena of  the  tides.
"With the flow," he said, "the
sea  rises;  with   the  ebb.   it  falls."
"And that's the time to buy."
cried out one of the .scholars, tlie
son of a stockbroker.���Nos Loisirs.
Coughs of
Especially night coughs. Nature needs a little help to quiet
the irritation, control the inflammation, check the progress
of the disease. Our advice is
���jive the children Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral. Ask your
doctor if this is his advice also.
He knows best.  Do as he says
W�� publish our formultu
Wa banlah aloohol
���      from our meditiuta
Wa urge you to
uor.au)t your
If you think constipation is of trifling
consequence, just ask your doctor. He
���rill disabuse you of tbat notion in short
���rder. "Correct it, at once I" he will
���ay. Then ask him about Ayer's Pills.
A mild liver pill, all vegetable.
���     Mate t>- tha 1.0. A-er Co., low*!!.
Sardou   a  Spiritualist.
In speaking of Victorien Sardou's
decoration with tlie Grand Cross of
the Legion of Honor, the Berlinei
Tageblatt says that the dramatist's
biographer failed to make mention
of the fact that "Sardou is a spiritualist, and a first--clas3 medium."
The writer sa\s mrther: "Once,
when the gited writer of 'Sans-Oene'
fell into the condition which gave
him a view beyond the earth,, he
saw and wrote an account of life on
the planet Jupiter, and made drawings to illustrate what he had written. The astronomer Flammarion
vouched ior this work, which described in detail the homes in Jupiter of Mozart, Zarathustra, Bernard Palissy and others. The houses
were built lightly, and showed in
the style and the material used
tl.e calling of the inhabitant. Thus,
the house of the composer of 'The
Magic I'Tulc' consisted of sheet
music, musical instruments, etc.
Flying men and women and intelligent animals were also seen by the
decorated dramatist when, as a medium,   he   visited   Jupiter."
Canada   Again   Being     Ravished   By
..   An   Epidemic of This  Disease.
Winter after winter C'unuda is
swept train ocean to ocean by an
epidemic oi la grippe, or influenza.
It is one of the deadliest troubles
known to our climate. It starts
with a sneeze ��� and ends with a
complication, it lays the strong
mini 011 his back; it tortures him
with fever nnd chills; headaches and
backaches. It leaves the sufferer an
easy prey to pneumonia, bronchitis,
consumption and other deadly diseases. Viou can avoid la grippe by
fortifying your system with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. You can cure
its disastrous after effects with this
same medicine. These pills protect you; they cure you; they upbuild you; tliey banish ull evil after effects. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
ward off all winter ailments. They
cure all blood and nerve disorders.
They are the greatest blood-builder
nnd nerve tonic science has yetdis-
covered. Ask your neighbors, no
matter where you live, and you will
learn of someone who has been
cured by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
after other medicines have failed. It
iB on the unbiased evidence of your
neighbors that we ask you to give
these pills a lair trial if you are
sick or ailing. Mrs. Emma Doucet,
St. Eulalie, Que., says: "Words
can hardlv express my gratitude for
what Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have
done for me. I had an attack of
la grippe which left me a sufferer
from headaches and pain in the
stomach. I used several medicines
but found nothing to help me until
I took Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.
When I began them I was weak and
very much run down. The pills
have not only fully restored my
health, but I gained in flesh while
taking them. I recommend them to
ali sufferers."
Patent Flour.
In England interest has gecn
shown of late by the army and nav>
authorities in a new method of preserving tiour by means of compres
sion. With hydraulic pressure apparatus the flour ie squeezed into
tlie form of bricks, and experiments
are reported to have shown that the
pressure destroys all forms of larval
life, thus preserving the flour from
the lavages of insects, while it is
equally secure from mould. Three
hundred pounds of compressed flour
occupy the same space as one hundred pounds of flour In the ordinary  state.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
���very form of contagious Itch on hum
an or animals cured in 30 minutes bv
Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.
Cutting Children's Hair.
The latest wrinkle in the school
system of Cleveland, says the
Springfield Republican, is an arrangement by which the hair of the
boys is to be shorn at the city's expense. The departure begins with
the opening of small barber rooms
iu three school buildingB, each supplied witli two stools. PupilB from
the "barber college" will do the
work, nnd bring the scissors and
everything else that is needed in
tlie operation of cutting the children's  hair.
Externally or Internally, it is
Good.���When applied externally by
brisk rubbing, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric
Oil opens tlie pores and penetrates
the tissue as few liniments do,
touching the *seat of the trouble
and immediately affording relief.
Administered internally, it will still
the irritation in the throat which
induces coughing and will cure affections of the bronchial tubes and
respiratory organs. Try it and be
Money  in   Pocket.
"Our contention," said the lawyer
for tlie literary person, "la that our
client's hand was so injured by the
accident that for six months he has
been unable  to write."
"And our contention," proclaimed
the defence, "is that this very disability has saved the plaintiff so
much money in postage that he
really  is in our debt."
Then the case went to trial.���
Philadelphia Ledger.
Disowning  a  Nephew.
A proud young father telegraphed
the news of his new responsibility to
his brother in thiB fashion; "A
handsome boy has come to my house
and claims to be your nephew. We
are doing our best to give him a
proper  welcome."
The brother, however, iailed to
see the point, and replied; "I have
not got a nephew. The young man
is an imposter."
"Guilty or not guilty ?"
"Yes," responded the man at the
"What's that r" queried the court,
"You asked whether I was guilty
or not guilty, and, of course, I am
Of the two conditions I could not
wel1  escape  both."
"But,   which   are   you?"
"Aw, go on, judge! What's the
jury   for P'*���Philadelphia   Ledger.
Charles W. Kohlsaat, special commissioner of the Jamestown Exposition, was given an audience by
Crown Prince Gustave, who has
been acting as regent since the illness of hia father, King Oscar.
Bileans End These Symptoms.
Iiow ? because wnen lood returns
wnn that sour taste, when you Have
ictarcbani, ' wind aft*-r lood, 01 an>
of lliesi unpleasant "leelings of iuU-
..esa," it fa because your digestive
o)stein has given way lor the time.
ilie "lood lax'' upon its energies,
uas been too heavy. bileans ju3t
enter the stomacn, and, dissolving
there, tliey liberate certain herbai
essences which at once corrct the
gastric glands, 'these essences also
pass into tlie blood and are carried
10 ihe liver. There they operate on
the bile-secreting cells, and are carried to the delicate vessels oi the
intestines. All along, tiiese herbal
essences act beneliciaily, so that digestive disorders are corrected, the
uowels are gently opened���not violently purged���the acid and fermenting substances are removed from the
oody, the blood is cleared oi poi-
cions and a feeling of lightness mid
featured vigor, with a return <j!
Healthy appetite aud freedom from
all digestive troubles is the result.
Bileans also cure constipation, debility, female ailments, piles, headache, and all liver, kidney and
stomach disorders. Of all stores and
druggists at 50 cents a box, orpost
free frt/m the Bilean Co., Toronto,
ior  price,    ti  boxes sent  for  Ife'J.&O.
Platinum  Vanishing.
A prominent French writer deplores the vanishing stock of the
world's platinum, snys the London
Globe. All the known deposits are
becoming exhausted, and tlie price
is going up to a prohibitive extent.
In 18711 the metal could be bought
for $100 the kilogramme. Four
years later it had doubled; in 1901
it had quadrupled, and today the
price is $1,200 per kilogramme, or
twice the price of gold. Even that
is for crude platinum. The worked
metal is twice as dear again. Considering how many industries arc
now absolutely depending upon platinum, the question of replacing it
by some really efficient alloy or combustion, is acquiring vital importance.
Help the Overworked Heart. ��� In the
great engine which pumpu life through
your HvHtecci hard pressed, overtaxed,
groaning under ita load because disease
haa clogged it ? Dr. Agitew's Oure for
the Heart is nature's lubricator and
cleanser, and daily demonstrates to heart
sufferers that it is the safest, surest, and
moat speedy remedy that medical science
John    D.'s   Defender.
"Defend John D. Rockefeller if
you wish, but I claim hifl methods
at  least  are  not  refined."
"Of course they are. How could
an oil man b be otherwise '"���Cleveland  Press.
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for an*
oa'e of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall*. CJict
arrb Cure.   F.  J.  OHKNEY t CO., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known F. J. Oheuev
for the, last 16 yean, and believe him perfectly honorable in all buainew transaction, and financially
able to carry out any obi leation. made by hi. firm.
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Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall*. Oatarrh Cure I. taken internally, acting
directly upon the blood aud mucous surfaces of the
system. Testimonials sent free. Prloo .60. per
bottle.   Sold  by all DrnggLU.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
Side  Light on  History.
The Study Club were reading
about Conatantine, and had come to
the circumstance of his having a
thousand  cooks.
"Will Mrs. Ultry-Muial," said the
leader of the day, "kindly tell ub
what she infers from this ?"
"Why," replied Mrs. Ultry-Mural,
"it would seem that the Emperor
must have lived in a very remote
suburb, or else he didn't possess the
despotic power we have sometimes
They Are a Powerful Nervine-
Dyspepsia causes derangement of
the nervous system, and nervous de
bility once engendered is difficult to
deal with. There are many Itesti-
nionials as to the efficiacy of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills in treating
thin disorder, showing thnt they
never fail to produce good results.
By giving proper tone to the digestive organs, they restore equilibrium to the nerve centres.
The National association of Swedish Husbandmen lias petitioned for
the introduction of a bill in the riksdag that shall give the association
11 monopoly in the importation of
maize duty' free from tlie Argentine
A Cry for Help.���A pain in the back j
is a cry of the kidneya for help. South '
American Kidney Cure is the only cure
that hasn't a failure written against it
iu cases of Bright's disease, diabetes, inflammation of the bladder, gravel and
other Tudney ailments. Don't neglect the
apparently insignificant "signs.* This
powurfut liquid speciiflo prevonts and
Nothing   to   Learn.
"They are taking birds for models
for  airships."
"But you never heard of a bird
taking an airship for a model."���
Cleveland   Plain-Dealer.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc
The King has granted permission
to Oliver Avison of Toronto to wear
the insignia of the fourth class order, Talkeuk, conferred bv the emperor of Korea.
The Glasgow Herald, referring to
the fiscal relations between Canada,
the United States, and Germany,
remarks that apparently once mor��
reciprocity will be the basiB of a settlement.
: DODD'S-'
ik pills:-
Explanation of the Ancient Board of
Green  Cloth.
With regard to the board of green
cloth it is one of the most ancient
institutions of the English court, is
composed of the lord steward, of the
treasurer, and of the controller of the
household, as well as oi several minor officials, and derives its name from
the green cloth on the table at which
the officials sit on the occasion of
their meetings. It has charge not only
of the accounts and of the victualing
of the royal household, but likewise of
the exercise of a number of legal prerogatives and immunities pertaining
to the residences of the sovereign.
The board of green cloth is, in fact,
the council of the lord high Bteward,
who in ancient days bore the title ol
seneschal, and who, subject of course,
to the sovereign, enjoys jurisdiction,
independent of the ordinary tribunals of the land, over all the inmates
of the royal palaces and royal parks,
and over the people connected therewith. Indeed, the lord steward, in
conjunction with his board of green
cloth, has the rights of life and death
over offenders, and the power of selecting a jury from among the servants of the sovereign.
In these modern times it is doubtful whether the lord high steward
would be willing to exercise his prerogative of sitting in judgment upon
a case of felony, such as, for instance,
a murder committed within the precincts of Buckingham Palace or
Windsor Castle, and he would probably delegate his authority to one of
the judges of the High Court of Justice to deal with tho case. In fact,
he does something of the kind at the
Ascot races. The Ascot race course,
as everybody knows, forms part of
the royal domain of Windsor, and
since it has become so popular as
a race meeting during the Ascot week
in midsummer, it has been found necessary to devise some means of administering summary justice on the
Powers of tho Lord Steward.
Accordingly the lord steward of the
household each year secures the services of the senior police magistrate
of the metropolis for the Ascot week,
and the magistrate in question, by
virtue of the authority delegated to
him by the lord steward, holds court
in his name in a room provided for
the purpose beneath the grandstand
and inflicts penalties on the thieves
and toughs who are brought before
him charged with offenses committed  upon  the  racecourse.
The last occasion on which the lord
steward dealt with a case of homicide was when the mysterious murder
of Senlis, the Swiss valet of the Duke
of Cumberland, afterward first King
of Hanover, took place in St. James'
Palace. The duke was the subject of
such general execration that popular
sentiment did not hesitate to lay the
crime at the door of this son of George
III. But the coroner's jury, recruited
by the lord steward and by the board
of green cloth from among the King's
servants, "absolved the duke of all
responsibility and rendered a verdict I
of murder by unknown persons.
The lord high steward receives his j
charge immediately from the sovereign, and by virtue of his office takes
precedence of all dukes who do not j
happen to be princes of the reigning
house. The immediate direction of
the royal household "below stairs,"
that is, the kitchens, the domestio ser- j
vants, etc., ib in his hands, and in
those of the board of green cloth. He j
and the latter are responsible for the
expenditures and for the supplies. But
virtually hiB authority extends over
the entire court, even the chamber,
the chapel, and the stables. The lord
steward's insignia of office is a white
wand or staff, which he carries In the
presence of the sovereign, but which
on state occasions, when the monarch
is not present, is borne before him by
a footman, bareheaded. On the death
of the sovereign from whom he has
received the white staff he breaks it
over the royal bier at the cIobb of
the obsequies to indicate that his of-
floe has ceased and that there is no
longer any board of green cloth.
Fate of Sunken Ships.
What becomes of the ship that
sinks in midoceanP If it is of wood it
takes in the first place, considerable
tiiie for it to reach the bottom. In a
hundred or more fathoms of water a
quarter of an hour will elapse before
the ship reaches the bottom. It sinks
slowly, and when the bottom Is reached, it falls gently into the soft, cozy
bed, with no crash or breaking.
Of course, if it iB laden with pig
iron or corresponding substances, or
if it is an iron ship, it sinks rapidly
and sometimes strikes the bottom
with such force as to smash in pieces.
Once sunken a ship becomes the prey
of the countless inhabitants of the
They swarm over and through the
great boat and make it their home.
Besides this, they cover every inch ot
the boat with a thick layer of lime.
This takes time, of course, and when
one generation dies another continues
the work, until finally the ship 1b so
laden with heavy incrustations, corals, sponges and barnacles that, if
wood, the oreaking timbers fall apart
and slowly but surely are absorbed in
tlie waste at the sea bottom.
Cabby and His Fare.
"Dear me, cabby," said an old
lady, as she lighted from a four-
wheeler at Liverpool Street Station,
"your horse's knees are bad."
"Don't you go and think it's becos
'e'a got into a silly 'abit of tryin' to
stand on 'is 'ead in the street, ma'am,
'cos it ain't," was the reply. "That
there 'oss is a serious thinkin' 'obb, 'e
iB, ma'am; a werry prayerful animile
'e is, too. 'E's been praying this last
six year as 'ow 'is pore old maater'll
one o' these days come across a kind-
'earted party what'll give 'im A copper or two over 'is bare fare, but,
Lor' bless yer, ma'am," he added,
as he looked at the shilling the old
lady had handed him, "'e's losin'
faith fast, and unless something soon
'appens 'e'll die a bloomin' hinfidaL''
Stlppler���Did Miss Kutts admire
your paintings? Dobber���I don't know.
Stlppler���What did she say about
them? Dobber���Tbat she could feel
that 1 put a great deal of myself Into
my work. Stlppler���Well, that's praise.
Dobber���Is It? The picture I showed
ber was "Calves In a Meadow."
does fit
a ,  has the  soft
*?*^ warm     feel
the Bkin enjoys.
Trade Mart ��� D �� e B n ' t       itch,
p.     Made  for   men,  wo-
men  and   little    folks,
in   a    variety   of   styles,
fabrics     and     prices.
Ve authorize every dealer in Pen- Angls
Jnderwear Ic replace, at cur cost, an}
garment faulty in material 01 taaluna
Real Reform.
Qlbbles���There goes Rhymer and his
rich wife. Sbe married him nearly a
year ago to reform him. Scribbles���
Did sbe succeed? Dibbles���Sura. Ha
hasn't written a poem since they faced
the parson together.-Chlcago News.
Luxuries of the British Capital In An.
cient Days���The Social Status
of the  Trader.
Not a few interesting things come
out when we study the history of
mediaeval London. Une oi thum is tlie
Bocial status of the trader. Tlie fashionable contempt for his business it
of comparatively recent growth, not
much more than a century old. No
precise date can be given; but in the
earlier part of the* eighteenth century
the feeling on the matter wus not whnl
it became in the nineteenth.
For hundreds of years before then
the connection between the oountrj
and the city, tiie country gentlefolk
and tlie city trader, had been most
intimate. No more striking evidence
of this can be given than tiie analysis
of the origin of tbe 2')3 Lord Mayors
from Henry Fitz-Aylwin down to tlie
year 1633, a period of 210 years. Of
these 166 were country born. When
we consider what the mediaeval village was, how limited was tlie horizon of all but the lord of the manor
or. a knight here and there, it is not
difficult to understand why many
lads of good birth sought the opportunities offered by apprenticeship in
the city. Camden ia quoted to show
that the nobility thought with shame
of the merchant's career. He himself
declared "mercantura non derogat no-
bilitati." These same country lads
supplied the city, as indeed they do
now, with the necessary fresh blood
and energy.
Another important point is the fact
that London was always great as a
distributing not as a manufacturing
centre. And this fact no legislation,
no system of duties could alter. Fraternities of foreign merchants established themselves in their fortified
houses and kept their trade jealously
to themselves. The crown, so long
as it got its tolls and duties, was
content. Now and then, indeed, it endeavored to restrict their increasing
trade, but its ordinances were always
evaded. For London wanted what they
alone could Bupply. It could supply
itself well enough with necessaries,
as tjir Walter Besant says, but neither London nor England has ever
been content with necessaries.
The mediaeval city of 500 years ago
was as full of luxuries as is the city
of to-day���the best shopping place in
northern Europe in the daya of Edward III., as it is in the days of Edward VII. Entire fleets laden with
nothing but wine came to London.
Once or twice there were periods when
a man could "get dead drunk for twopence," aa the fascinating invitation
of a later time put it; but the drink
had by that time been changed from
wine to gin. Mediaeval London had,
indeed, the best of everything, paying
for it all in wooL So Capgrave has
it: "Our enemies laugh at us; they
say: 'Take the ship off your gold noble and imprese a sheep instead.'"
(This was the noble of Edward III.)
Napoleon repeated the taunt, but the
laugh was not in the end with the
foreigner. And how, it may be asked,
did these good things go backward
and forward? Not always securely.
We could not always command the
Channel, though we still claimed the
sovereignty of the seas. In this respect things reached their worst, we
are told, in the 14th century. Foreign
merchants settled in London and
traded. They came from Venice, Rouen, Genoa, Florence, Lombardy, Antwerp and Dantzig. And so the period
was a halcyon time for pirates, for
lords of manors who had foreshores,
for fishermen and for wreckers.���From
The Spectator.
Wolseley's  Dread of Invasion.
Lord Wolseley haa written two letters to Lord WemysB on the possibility of the invasion of England. The
following are some of the most striking passages:
"England can never have an efficient army during peace, and she
must therefore accept the rebuffs and
calamities which are always in store
for the nation that is content to follow the breed of cowards who usually
direct her great affairs.
"The day will come when she will
violently and suddenly lose her former fighting renown to such an unmistakable extent that the plucky
fishwives will march upon Downing
street, and if they can catch its usual inmates, will rend them.
"One party ia as bad as tbe other,
and I hope and pray that when the
national misfortune of a great defeat
at sea overtakes us, followed by the
invasion of England or Ireland���very
possibly the latter ��� that John Bul)
will turn and rend the jawera and
talkers who prevent ub from being
prepared to meet invasion."
Mainly  For   Housewives.
Each of the following items represents the task which a single pennyworth of electricity is capable ol
performing���in Loughborough, at any
rate. The list was compiled by the
engineer in charge of the Loughborough Corporation electricity department.
Your pennyworth of electric power
Clean 5,000 knives.
Keep your feet warm  for 8 hours
Clean 75 pairs of boots.
Warm your curling tonga every day
in'the year for three minutea, and
twice on Sundays.  ���
Knead eight sacks of hour into
Boil nine kettles, each holding two
pints of water.
Cook 15 chops in 15 minutes.
Run a sewing machine for 21 hours.
Carry you thirty times from the
bottom of the house to the top, 80
feet each journey.
A $10,000,000 PRIZIT.
Tod Can Earn It br Rerenlntr m Simple  Chemical Formula,
If any ambitious young man wonld
like to earn $10,000,000 next year he
has a chance. Tbe world will gladly
pay bim that or even more if he will
���how how to make India rubber cheaply. All be has to do Is to reverse a
well known chemical reaction.
Any freshman chemist can do it���on
paper. Tbls is all there Is to it:
It has been known for sixty years
that heating caoutchouc gave isoprene,
but nobody knows how to reverse the
It is not Impossible. In fact, it has
been done on a small scale, for Isoprene allowed to stand a long time In
tbe laboratory has spontaneously
changed into caoutchouc. If, then, one
could accelerate and complete the
process the main difficulty would be
overcome, for isoprene can be made
from turpentine.
Then, says tbe Independent, the rubber industry would be transferred from
tbe forests of Brazil to our own pine
woous, p'rovlded, of course, Lie manufacture were cheap enough.
Chemists can do a great many things
thut tbey do not because It does not
pay. Tbey can manufacture quinine
artificially, but tbe process Is too expensive to be profitable.
On the other hand, Germany has
snatched from India an Industry worth
many millions a year by the discovery
of an economical process for the manufacture of Indigo. It Is cheaper and
better to make It than to raise It
Such will probably be the case with
rubber, although Its present high price
Is not likely to last much longer. The
Jump In price came from the sudden
demand caused by many new uses.
Tbe natives of Brazil could keep us
In gum shoes and rain coats by their
���low process of tapping the trees,
catching the Juice In little clay cups
and boiling It down over a wood fire,
but now that the world Is using 60,000
tons of rubber a year and Is calling for
more all sorts of expedients have been
Rubber goods were weighted end
adulterated until they cracked and
crumbled at a touch. Old rubber was
carefully collected and reworked, but
It never could be made to regain its
youthful elasticity and vigor.
Tbe Increased demand has been met
In various ways. It was found that
nearly al) paints with milky juice, such
���s the poppy, contained caoutchouc���at
least tn small quantities���and from
some of them it could be profitably extracted.
Instead of waiting for the caoutchouc*
to rise slowly, like cream, from the
milky juice or collecting It by rude
snd dirty methods of coagulation, the
centrifugal separator was Introduced
Held a much purer product quickly obtained. Countries possessing suitable
tropical colonies established extensive
rubber plantations.
Tbe Para rubber tree begins to yield
when six or seven years old, and already the cultivated rubber Is becoming an Important factor. Within seven
years It is expected that the product of
the trees now planted In Ceylon and
tbe Malay states will reach between
10.000,000 and 15,000,000 pounds a year
and In double that time will be five
times as great, or as much as Is now
Fielded by the Amazon forests.
He     Misunderstood.
"Now, Pat," said a magistrate to
an old offender,- "what brought you
here  again ?"
"Two policemen, sor," was the
laconic  reply.
"Drunk, i suppose," queried the
mu}.' Urate.
"Yes,   sor,"   said     Pat.   "both   av \
ihim."- Tit   Bits.
Wig: Jimmy's ynr.le has just died
and left him a couple of millions.
He always said his ship would come
in  some  day.
Wagg: Yes; hut he didn't, expect
an  heirship.���Princeton  Tiger.
No   Chance.
"See here. That horse you sold
me runs away, kicks, biteB, strikes,
and tries to tear down the stable
at night. You told me that if I
got him I wouldn't part with him
for $1,000."
"Well, you won't."���Philadelphia
If you are a sufferer from colds*
get 11 bottle of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup and test its qualities. It will be found that no praise
bestowed on it is too high. H 'lies
all that is claimed of it, and does
it thoroughly. Do not take any
substitute tor Dickie's Syrup, because it is the best, having stood
the lest of years. All the best dealers sell it.
Little Boy (doing his evening prep,
at home, to liis father): Papa, where
is the source of the  VoUa P
Father:    1  don't kiiow.
Little Hoy: You aon't If liQW ? And
to think that tomorrow I may be
punished for your ignorance.���Pete
One Mo.e Aided te the Leng List of
Cures Effected by Psychine.
Same   Old  Feellngf.
Gladys���I feel sure he has never
loved before. Penelope���Oh, I felt ths
same way, dear, when he used to make
love to mel���New York Press.
Bird* and Moatinltoea.
Mosquitoes are more of a pest to
birds thau to mau. Tbe mosquitoes
cannot always get at a man, but the
birds have no protection from them.
Wea.   Indian  EVea-roee.-
Tbe West Indian negro Is a bori
poacher. He catches tbe quail by tht
cruel expedient of strewing finely pow
dered cayenne or bird pepper in tht
little dust pits where the birds "wash."
The burniug powder gets Into the eye:
of tbe birds, which, confused aud help
less, are then easily caught. When hi
wants a wholesale supply of fish, he
explodes a piece of dynamite, whicl
was probably intended for the malting
of new government roads, over a holt
In a mountain stream, and tbe fish are
killed by tbe concussion. But bis fa
vprlte resource Is the bark of tbe dou
wood tree. This be drops luto a rlvci
bole, and the mullet, intoxicated
comes to the surface of tbe water
This singular property of the dogwooe
bas caused It to be employed as a liar
Noted lhe Symptom.
A little girl went for tbe first time tt
church wltb ber mother. All went wel
during the service, but the child gree*
uneasy during the sermon, which wa*
a long one. The mother tried lu evert
way to keep tbe little girl quiet, but li
vain. Finally the child observed tlim
the preacher had a pompous way of in
Hating bis chest aud lungs nt a nc��
paragraph or head. Just as tbe motlici
was assuring the child that the preach
er would soon stop, he did���for nnoth
er start���aud the tired child burst ou
on her mother's assurance, "No, he
won't; he's swelling up aguln."���Worn
au's National Dally.
Her Share In It.'
Miss Wise���Yes, the new play Is
quite successful. By tbe way, iny
friend Miss Padden made considerable money out of it
Miss Ascum���Oh, did she write ltf
Miss Wise���Write It. Oh, no; she's
the modiste who made all the gowns
for the leading lady I ���Philadelphia
Helpful  Suuif-.tlon.
"I'm looking for that new novel,"
said the customer. "I can't think of
the name of It, but It's all about war
"Here's one, ma'am," said the new
clerk In the bookstore, "that's called
'When a Man's Married.' Maybe that's
It"���Catholic Standard and Timet..
The Clock's Joke.
0��wing to the erratic behavior of the
Steyning (Sussex) church clock the
local fire brigade were called out last
week. The church bell, which is also
the fire alarm, persisted in tolling
more th. .1 twelve, and villagers and
firemen rushed up only to find that
the clock had hoaxed them.
This young lady, who lives In Browne-
���ilie, near Woodstock, Ont., tells her own
story in a few effective words of how she
obtained deliverance from the terrible
grip of weakness and disease.
I have to thank Pay chine for my present health.
Two yean ago I waa going into a decline.   I could
hardly drag myself across, the Hoot.   I oonld no*
���weep the carpet.
If 1 went for a
drlyelhadto He
down when I
came hack.   If I
went for a mile
on two on my
wheel I waa too
weak to 11ft It
through the rate-
way, and Taat
time I same In
from having a
ipln I dropped
utterly   helploaa
from fatigue. My
lather would (Ire
me no peaca until
I  procured Pay-
chlue, knowing It
waa excellent Ior
decline or weakness.   I must aay
the reaulta are
wonderful, and
people remarked
my Improvement. Instead of a little, pale, hollew
ahaeked. listless, melancholy girl, I am to-day
lull of life, ready for a elalgh-ride, a skating
match, or an evening part* with anyone, and a
lew moalha ago I couicf not atruggle to church,
to roads from my home.   I here never had thi
slightest cause lo fear any return ef the dill ass,
^ Brownsville, Ont
Thousands of women are using PSYCHINE, because they know from experience that in it they have a safe friend
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disease germs, gives a ravenous appetite,
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snd is a positive and absolute cure fot
disease of throat, chest, lungs, stomach
and other organs. It quickly builds up
the entire system, making sick.people
well and weak people strong.       -
for sale at all druggists tt 60c. and $1.00
per bottle, or at Dr. T. A. Slocum, Limited,
Laboratory, 179 King St. West, Toronto.
Dr. Root's Kidney Pills are a sure and
permanent cure for Rheumatism, Bright's
Disease, Pain In the Back and all forms
of Kidney Trouble. 25c per box, at all
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aii-i   muiolM   tteDer-
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���toreoeu and fullnest In head, watery ayaa
and a general feeling of lawitude���tbat'i
it���the "Grip*"    The lure   remedy la
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iakciQ ou  a little  .cigar it cures grip, .
coughs, colda, cramps, colic.   Applied to J
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U.      No.      624. t
Bank of cMontreal,
CAPITAL ALL PAID UP. $14,000,000.
REST. $11,000,000
Prefident���Loed Ptbatiicon.i and Mount Royal.
Vice-President���Hon. Geobge A. Dbijmmond.
General Manager���E. S. Clouston.
Branches In All The Principal Cities in Canada
A General Banking Business Transacted.
Noliee is hereby iriven that 00 days
from date*, 1 intend to apply to the Hon
the Chief Conimisslonei of Lands aid
V\ irks, al Victoria, B 0., lor p. rmieson
to purchase the following described
lands situated in the PJcican Division of
West Knotenay Dstiict and about 8
miles south-easterly from Silverton, B.C.
nnd ��dj ining F. .1. O'Reilly's land purchase on his South side; commencing
at a po��t marked O. Brand S.W. curlier
tin nee east 40 chains, thence north
40 chains more or les�� to tbe eouih boundary of F. J. O'Reilly's land purchase
thence west alone.* ea'd boundary 40
chains, thence couth to point of eom-
mencemei t, containing aimut 100 acres.
Located 23rd Jan. 1907.
Slocan ilMning "Review.
Subscription $2.00 per annum, strictly
in advance.   No pay, no paper.
Advertising Rates :
Notices to Delinquent Owners - $12.00
"     for Crown Grants    -   -     7.50
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"      " License to Cut Timber 6.00
All locals will be charged for at the rate
of 15c. per line each issue.
Transient rates made known on application.    No room for Quacks.
AddresB all Communications and make
Cheques payable to
Editor and Publisher.
The New Denver Debating Club bigs
to give notice that in consequence of
tlie general depressi"n due lo flavors
received from the fast, a seiies of in-
sfrut'tive and amusing feature s will be
given nightly in the Bosun Hall, com-
���iieimitig Feb. 14th 1907.
TIib following gentlemen have kindly
consented to assist:
"The effect of alcohol on the human
frame" Count De Bardo.
"Sixteen days sorvice under the
yellow flag," A. Jacobson.
���'Pressed into service, or, There
is no place like home."
Col. Von Milt Stege.
"How to raise radishes on $2,000
per annum with tlie aid of a
telephone." J. C. Harris,
"Rubbering as a fine art."G. Williamson
"Where was Colin when the linrht
went out."  C.J. Campbell.
"The amusing ieatures of a water-
work  system." H. Angel!.
"O, Fsgan, Dear Fiigan, there are
spots on the sun."... J. P, Mclnnes
"The advantages of distinguishing
Binallspota from itcti." Dr. Brouse.
"Arms tbat I have seen." F.Kelly
"'Ihe science oi boat-building, three
years experience." H. T. Twigg
"The rude awakening, or who is
MeBride."  A. Moss Thompson.
"How not lo orgnnize a political
campaign." C. F. Nelson,
"A plea for the reduction of Candidates deposits."A. B. Docksteader.
"Why it should ha' been Dock
'stead o' Hunter."  Eddie Agri^non.
"Advice to tl.eC.P. R "G D. Simpkins,
"The music of the voce from a
Swedish standpoint."   A. O. Ostby.
"Notes of a theatrical critic, or, as
seen from my private eg box."
  J.   Delmiey.
���"Visions of hockey from my seat
on the ice." J E. Cornwall.
"lhe advantages of a cash system."
 '.... J. B. Smith.
"Helpless into life'B history flung."
  W.   Rend
"Eioncmy in feeding stock." W. Eccies.
"Some uses for the Rosebery mill."
 : F. Fingland,
"Dumps as a tource  of  revenue."
  M. Uinlzburger.
"That reminds me, and other short
stories."  J.  C. Bolander.
"The trials of a father."    L. Alexander.
e'What makes us differ and who 1b
toblan.e "  T. H. Hoben
"Those skating rink trustees." J. Byrnes
"What I learned from the Meat
Trust investigation " II. Clever.
"Handcuffs and heart strings."
 P. C. Aston.
���'The hospitality of the New Denver people.".... Missioner Bay net*.
"Why I postponed my trip to
Frisco."  R, A.  Hilton.
"Why don't you gel a lady of your
own." Alex Mc Kay,
"Why not tax the dogs."
 Mcl.oan and McLachlan.
The public will now await with interest the setilament to be mads with
ex-Governor Midlines and ex-Judge
Henderson by their masters at Ott-twa.
Personal sacrifices these men made, not
for duty's sake hut became it was ele-
mandeel of them by those whom they
unwoitbily owe their allegiance. It
hut remains fur Sir Wilfrid Lsurier lo
pay them for their services. The Mclnnes proposition is the hardest. Unless he be re-appointed to tlie Governorship which is still vacant, there aro a
few billets he can fill in the gift of the
Dominion that will provide him with
anything like tin* emolument* he gave
up. Possibly the Grand 'I'runk Pacific
may claim his valuable t-erviccs. As
for cx-Juelge Henderson It will oi ly
complete the indecency of bis retirement
from the bench to again place him upon
it. And it is doubtful indeed if tlie
honor of ihe judicialy will be any more
besmirched by his going back than .it
was by the fact and ciicumstances of
hie resignation.���Winnipeg Telegram.
Application to purchase Lands.
Notice is hereby given thai 60days
from date, I intend to apply to the Hon.
the Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works, at Victoria, B. 0., for
permission to purchase the following
described lands, situated in the Slocan
Division of West Kootenay District,
between Ten and Twelve Mile creeks
and about one half mile from Slocan
Lake commencing at a post marked
J. H."Corey's 8.E. corner post, thence
North 20 ebftins along the line of Lot
1023, thence West 20 chairs, thence
South 20 chains, theme Easl 20 chains
to point of commencement, 40 acres
more or Icbr.
Located 22nd dav of December 1006.
Zbe Slocan Ibotel
ftbree fforfts.
Headquarters for Mining Men
when visiting this famous Silver-
Lead Mining Camp. Every
comfort foi the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar and Excellent Pool Table.
Hugh Niven, Proprietor
To Michael Penrose, or to whomsoever
lie nay have transferred his interest
in 'he " Yeiiing Rambler" mineral
claim,    situated    near   Mcliuiira'i,
located the 3rd day of October, 1000,
recorded  Ihe 17ib  dav of October,
1900, in the Slocan Mining Division
of West Kootenay District.
You are hereby notified tbat I have
expended $102.50 in labor ami improvements on the -.biive-iiieiiliineel mineral
claim, uniler tbe provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within 00 Hays from the
Rate of ibis notice you fail or refuse to
ontribllte your proportion of I lie above-
mentioned sum, tonetber with   all costs
iif advertising, vour interest in tbe said
claim will become  the  pr perty of the
undersigned,  under  section   4 nf   the
Mineral Act Amendment Act. 1900.
Dated  at Bandon, this 27th  dav of
November, 1006.
Maternity Hospital,
New Denver, B.C.
Whereas at the Last Chance and Surprise mines, Chinese kitchen help is
at present employed, to tbo exclusion
of White labor.
Therefore, be it res lvecl that Ibis
organization, Sandon Miners' union No.
81 of tlie W.F. of M. reaffirming it;* opposition to tlie employment of Orientals
within  its  jurisdiction,   strongly   condemns the position  taken by the management of the properties In question,
and counsels working men everywhere
and those  favorably  disposed towards
organized labor to be governed by this
A. SHILLAND, Secretary.
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission * to purchase
the following described lauds situate.:
in the Slocan Division of Went Kootenay District between Ten and Twelve
Mile Creeks and about one half mile
from Slocan Lake, commencing fit a
pest marked J. H. Corey's N.W. cor-
ncr |eo?t, thence 40 chains Soil III along
tbe line of Lot 1024, thuiico 40 chains
east, thence 40 chains north, thence 40
chains west, topointof commencement,
160 acres more or less.
Located December 22nd, 1906.
3 1 07 Locator.
Just  Arrived
We Will Sell at
Reduced  Prices.
At Cost
Go to Wilson's for
9 *e_Acuiii,o'9
Iron, Steel, etc.
Silverton, 36.(5.
Recognised by the Travelling
Public, Miners and Mining
Men to be the Best Hotel in
the Slocan. The bar is stocked with the choicest quenchers.
TR. HD. Spencer ����� prop
Excellent Care.   Quiet Home.   Special
Care Given to Maternity Cases.
Address All Communications to
Mrs. J. F.  DELANEY.
Application to Purchase Lands.
For Sale.
Sandon. Adjoining Clifton House.
Building is 40 x 28, Lot extends
from Keco Avenue to Main Street.
Apply to���
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
after date I intend to make application
to the Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for permission to purchase
the following described lands in VWs
Koolenay district: Commencing at *
post marked F.H. Bartlett's S.E. cornel
post, situat-ncar the S.W. corner of F
J. O'Reilly's Lam) Purchase, about
three miles S.E. from Silverton} thence
wi'St 20 chain*, along Mill's norlh line:
Ihence north 60-chains; thence oast 20
chains: thencej south 00 chains to the
point begun at, containing 120 acroi
more or less. F. II. BARTLKTT.
Silverton B.C., Dec. 22, 1006.
27 12 00
Review Job Printing
��� ****** ��� ********* * * * **<r * * 1* ������ ** ***********************
"Rot*. Cunning proprietor.
A Home from Home.       Fully equipped for High-Class
Trade.    Excellent Accommodation and
Splendid Cuisiue Always.
Personal supervision given to the wants of Our Patrons.
The Leading Hotel of the Silvery Slocan
The Reco
Sandon, B. C.
Heaoquarters for flMnino ano travelling flDen
Meals First Class. Bar, The Best
"Rooms Xarge, Clean anb Cog?.
S William Bennett S>
'. R. Game
The Kootenay Tailor
Choicest liquors, mines anb Cigars.
************************* "r-T************** ************
J. J. Fingland
provincial Hssa^er
anb Chemist
Sandon Assay Office
Late F. II, 11 VYVKINS.
Ordinary Tariff:
dolcl, Silver, Li ail, Copper, Iron, Silica,
$1.00 each.
Silver with Copper or Lead, Manganese,
Lime, $1.50 each.
Zinc,  Antimony,    Sulphur,   Gold and
Silver, $2.00..
lioltl, Siher. wilh Lead or Copper, Zinc
ami Silyer, $2 50.
Silver, Zinc and Lead   *3.00
Hold, Silver, Zinc, Lead and Iron, $4.00
For Prospectors Mineralouical Examination, and all values' indicated, 53.00
Syjcc'al Rat'a for Mine and Will Work.
Sandon Cartage
-- I
Orders receive prompt and careful
7TH1S Well Known
W Hotel has lately
been purchased by the
above, and he promises
patrons personal attention to make their stay
with him a pleasant
one. Everything strictly First-Class.
Silverton ** B.C.
If you receive
j this paper'it is an
, invitation to you to
Send in your sub
Visitors to Sandon should not fail to test the
quality of the "shots" at this famous saloon.
The very choicest Liquors, Wines and "igars
always on hand.     ::    An excellent Pool Table.
...**���:���* .������*������.* ifi-tf:-ii'Si****t"i^**'Ht ���)���*{ w**'*-*****'****''*'**'*******'-:
Is the standard for Excellence iu
Canned Goods
Why use inferior goods wheu   "Quaker"
cau be bought for same money ?
Say ! Give Quaker Peas, Corn and
Golden Wax Beans only a trial. If you
do you will always buy theiri. Full
supply always ou hand.
a u
TKH. 3-. illbacfconalfc
I Virginian Block, Sandon
t-******************'}-***** Hi ���������M-**+***M''!^<'<M'<''M��>'t>****
J Koof eixay
There Is no better house in ths Kootenays for
the Mining Man to make his Headquarters.
Visitors will And au up-to-date style of doing
business, and the Barkeeps are ariists in tlieir
The Finest Wines and Liquors and Choicest Brands of Cigars
McLeod & Walmsley   -    Props.
Sandon Bakery,
5es ��
FresHi Groceries
In Adjoining Prawlsss.
No. 8i.      W. F. IW.
Meets every Saturday evening at 7:3P
p. m. Visiting Brothers are cordially
invited to attend.
10-lv A. Shllland, Secretary.
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Sandon Aerie
No 853 ���
Meets in Fratcnity Hall the last Monday eveuing of every month.
J. R. Cameron, W. President.
J. G. l'oTTHit, W. Secretary,
Send iii your sub.
Put up in Pint Bottles for Family aud Hotel Trade.
We guarantee its Strength aud Purity.
New York Brewery
Sanbon fllMners' mnton Hospital.
Open to the Public.
Rates by Subscription $1.00 per month. Non-subscribers $2.00 per diem.
 Hospital Staff	
BARRY DREYER. ��� -    WM. E. GOMM, M. D.
Address Communications To The Secretary,
Colin J. Campbell) phone * j
Assayer  Notary Publio Conveyancing
��� pot-ox.*! NEW DENVER, B.C.
St. Ja Dies' Hotel
New Denver, B.C.
Visitors to New Denver, the beauty spot
ol the Continent, will find this hotel
to be thoroughly equipped lor
lor the comfort of Tourists.
Well stocked Bar.
Excellent boatinir. Grand scenery.
A. JACOBSON - - - Proprietor.
rue I
3S55       1
New Deever.
RATES $2 to 2.50 A DAY.
Special attention given to Mining Trade.
Splendid Scenery, Fishing, Boating, etc.
Improved Pacific
Coast Service.
Leave Nelson 7.30 a.m.
Arrive Vancouver 11.50 noon
Arrive Victoria 5.45 p.m.
One night eu route.
Vancouver Victoria Route
S.S. Princess Victoria
S,S. Princess May
Standard Sleeping Car
Nelson, Slocan City
No matter what his occupation, may ssve
money by gelling his
Slims Made to Order.
For a Mining Shoe
thrre is nothing better
than Un* famous BAL
Willi a Eeicid, solid,
hanel niRch* bollom	
These shoes ran only lit got by
leaving vour older with
P.  W. WARD!!
Shoemaker - Sandon
Berths 1.00. Car can be
occupied at Nelson Union
Depot at 9 p.m.
Fo.*  Rates,   Fo do s and  tickets
api 1/ to local HjL'iit. or tn
J R. Oia-.n,       E. .,'. Co.i.n,
D.P.A. Nelson.   A.G.P A. Van.
Dr. A. M. Lowe
Visits Sandon, Trout Lake
Ftrguson and Gerrard regularly.
Head Office: KASLO, B.C.
B. W. Mfbbowson
Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead, each, $1,00
Gold-Silver..$1 50    Silver-Lead..fl 60
Zinc. .$2.00  Gold Silver with Copper or
Lead.. 2.50.
Prompt attention given to all samples.
25 per cent, discount upon five samples.
P.O. Drawer, 1108 Phone A67
���ffS the Headquarters for All
Mining Men in Silverton.
Furnished throughout iu a
superb manner, it offers the
comforts of a home to tourists
visiting this charming summer
F.xcellent  Boating, Fishing
aud Hunting.
Good Sample Rooms.
a. Bl.UDER Local A*.* nt.   Farpali left
Filbert Hotel receive prompt attention. j
San&on Xofcge,
No. 24.
K. of P.
Meets every Wednesday
evening at 7.80 in Fraternity Hivll. Visiting Brethren cordially
Invited. GEO. HTJPTQN. C O.
'ii  A. Siui.i.ANi), K of R. A S.
Review Job Printlnff


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