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Devoted   to   Advertising   the
Mineral Resources and Large
Fruit   growing   ATea  in   the
fertile Slocan Valley.
No.   35    Vol. 2.
N. y**9-: /
Printed in New Denver, the
Beauty Spot of thc Continent
and the Hub of the richest
Silver-Lead District on Earth.
Meeting fo Pisco
Manager Camp&eii Hot With
Review, But Promises to
Try an;! Oo Better.
A large number uf indignant users 0!
the local electric   lighting system  responded to tbe  invitation of the Review
to be present at  a meeting to diecnis
the situation on  Saturday night, and It
was remarked afterwards that  in point
of  number,*-;  it  was the  beat attended
" indignation"  meeting   over   held  in
town.    Tlie meeting was  called by this
journal for the very  good reason tbut
so mnny complaints had  been received
at our office, aueut the inefficient light
eei vice rendered during the past three
months, that we concluded it would be
infinitely better  than raising strife in
these columns to meet in conclave and
endeavor, if we may bo allowed the expression, to secure  light on a 1 timing
Angus Mclnnes was voted to ths
chair and T. T. Rankine was elected
J: J. Atherton said it was up to bim
lo explain wby  the Review culled the
m eting.     All   were   acquainted   with
the circumstances whicli warranted the
indignation    of    light  users,   and   he
thought that all should come out in the
open and register their kick,   He deprecated any action  that would harass
the Company,  but felt that  common
courtesy should be extended the people
and a voluntary explanation as to any
cause   wliich  handicapped    the   Company's efforts should have ere this been
given.   Ho proposed that Mr. Campbell
as manager of the Company be asked
to given an explanation, which  was
seconded a d carrod.
C. F. Nelson concurred, and said Mr.
Campbell was on his way from tbe
power houso to attend this meeting,
In a good clear speech he told of tho
various reasons fur tlie inefficient light
accord:ng to the man on the street, and
voiced the feeling ef the meeting whan j
ho said an offlciul statement was  past J interests in that respect closet
forthcoming summer to obviate the
trouble, but that he had no faith in the
scheme. He outlined other troubles
and a possible Bolution, but snid that
the estimated cost lo procure good results was too high to be considered under existing revenue conditions.
He took objection to some remarks of
the local paper that tho public had not
been notified of tho lights being cut-off.
He suid he hnd put notices in the
"Tpost-oftico and on one of the poles, and
theso had been torn down, nnd said that
when the plant went out of commission
temporarilv.be hnl followed a system
of advertising the fact which bad always
been considered good enough.
Mr. Atherton said ho would not  re-
tmet 01111 iota of that which had   np*
piared in the Review.   IIo  maintained
Ihat the action of tucking a notice on a
telephone polo  did not sufficiently  appease an aggrieved  populace.     It was
110 way of doing business.   The poople
who paid for lights they were not getting were entitled  to ask fora reason.
If his printing machinery  broke down,
aid his paper was delayed in  publication, he felt tbat the  people who  paid
for his paper wore entitled to know  the
renson  of   the delay.     60    with    the
electric  light  or any  other business.
Dr. Broupe siid  Mr. Campbell  must
understand there wns a genuine grievance.   He saw things from his point of
view, but the consumers    saw things
according to theirs.   IIo said people who
paid for something they  were not getting were justified in protesting.
Mr. Campbell admitted   that of late
the lights hail not been up to the mark,
but  look   objection   to    Dr.   Blouse's
statement   that people paid  for more
than they got.    (Dr.  Brouse   here  declared lie alluded only to the  volume of
light).   He said that his register at the
power house showed that some persons
were using more light than they  paid
for.   Ho also added that no one teemed
disposed to help the company out  insofar as curtailing  the unnecessary em-*
ploymt-nt of lamps was concerned.    He
said that all over the town lamps wore
indiscriminately used which if turned
off would increase  the volnmo of light
elsewhere, where more urgently needed,
lie also complained that   the people
wero apathetic  as to tho pav ment  of
street light   dues,  but in   this blamed
himself for not looking after his  own
NEW DENVER, British Columbia, Thursday, Feb 13, ,9o8.
Slocan Slake fruit 3Lan6e
For Full Information writs
Imperial Bank Block ..   NELSON, B.C.
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Single Copies 5c.
local anb General.
George Washington   could    not  lie.
We can    and do  when necessary,  but
when it rotne's to recommending Sunbeam lights  wecan follow in  Ihe footsteps of the Immortal George  without a
wobble, for we  have tried them   and
know.    What's more, we have no doubt
that if this illustrious statesman  were
alive ti-day, ho would join with  na in
proclaiming to the people of New   Denver  Ihat .Sunbeam lights are first in
candle-power,   first  in   efficiency and
first in economy.     Wo are not out with
our little   hatchet knocking any    one
else's light,  but a spirit of patriotism
prompts us to alvise our citizens that
the way to  life, liberty and pursuit of
happiness is to use tho Sunbeam light.
See Kobt. M. Moore and Co.'s   advertisement in our front page next week,
but  first como around to the  Eeview
office and see the light.
Masqueraders please rem ember and
leave a card giving your name and costume with the doorkeeper at lhe K. of
I>. ball.
All aboard for Sandon I
Up, up !   Sandon or bust!
If you don't like tho town���quit.
Don't be a sorehead���Boost!
FOR SALE, cheap for cash.���Banjn,
pearl inlaid, 24 bracket!1, patent pegs
and tailpiece. No. 4 Bull's Eye special
Kodak, 4x5, Bausch and Lomb's R.R.
Lens. Enlarging Camera complete with
lens, enlarges to 14 x 17. All in splen
did condition.
Rev. W. M. Chalmers has resigned
his charge of the Presbyterian church
at Sandon.
Alf. Crt-llin, a younger brother of
Hob Crellin, well-known in the Slocnn,
arrived Sunday from C.leator Moor,
England, lie came via Revelstoke and
consequently hud to tnke freight train
from Nakusp and walk in from Rosebery.   He arrived on nn off train day.
Dr. J. E. Brouse urged that the
meeting recommend summer and winter rates as against the flat into now
prevailing. Mr. Amos Thompson could
ni support such a recommendation, as
he thought that  all  could  meet   the
Replying to Dr. Brouse, he said he
could give no guarantee Ihat the lights
would bo better, but said no assurance
was nece Fary from him that bu would
try to get better results.
Messrs. H. N-lson. Williamson, C.
Aylvvin and Rev.   Baynes spoke to the
euuinior rate, but that the increased j point, and Mr. Atherton said now Ihat
winter rate would work a hardship on
those not in regular employment during
tho winter.
At this juncture Mr. C. J. Campbell
entered the hall.
Tho Chairman then said: Mr. Cmnp-
b*H: A resolution has been adopted by
this meeting in which you aro tu be
requested to tender au explanation as
to the inefficiency ol tho electric light.
Mr. Campbell replied : Weli, I didn't
come here to give any explanations or
apologise, nor make any statement.
This is a meeting to which I haven't
been invitod to attend ; si I'll just sit
down and listen to what you Icllows
have to say.
Chairman: Have you no explanation
to offer, or no guarantee that the con-
suinets may expect better service ?
Mr. Cuiupbell: I have no explanations to oiler.
Mr Nelson : I would liko to repeat the
remarks which I made earlier in the
evening. We have heard many reasons
assigned for the poor quality of tlie
electric lights. Some say it is the
fault of tho dam, some that ths belt is
do good, others that the frost is responsible,    We all know theio is a reason.
Mr. Campbell then became more confidential. He said that if the town
would like to take the plant over it was
for sale. He remarked that financially
there was nothing to it at the present
lime; that the present revenue did not
warrant the large expenditure for remodelling that the plant required; that
there was only a living in it; that the
meeting could decide then if tliey chose
whether the system was to shut down
or continue; that he could give no
guarantee of heller lights for the reason Ihat the-channel was no small nnd
in frosty .leather It froze up and the
slush handicapped them; thut lie intended  to  rai i* the dam   during the
Mr. Campbell had opened out some
what, be felt Bure all presout did not
feel quite so viciously disposed towards him, and he assured him that no
personal spleen prompted any action of
The  meeting  closed after a vate of
thanks to the chairman.
Whilo the hockey match was In progress on Tuesday night, an alarm of
fire was sounded. The chilunoy at
Andy Wallace's residence had caught
(ire, but no further damage resulted.
T. II. Hoben   has  relumed
business trip to Revelstoke.
From our Correspondent.
A well attended meeting of the Coru-
insrclal club was held in Abriel's Hall
on Tuesday evening l*et when the following officers were elected: Hon.
Pres , W. Scott; Pies. A. G. Beston;
Vice-Pros.. L. F. McDougald; Secy.-
Treas., L, J. Edwards. Council: H.
LaBrash. A. W. Hobbs, 0. A. Maybe,
R. Abbie, S. J. Harlow. One of the
first matters which will be taken up by
the newly organized club will be to secure a medical man for the town,
which is badly needed. The club will
meet monthly.
Tho infant child ot A. Moal died on
Monday last.
Elaborate preparations are being
made for the Dramatic, club ball on the
14th. It promises to bo tho event of
the season.
The C.P.R. arc rushing the work on
the str. Rossland, They have now 75
men at work.
It into  be  hoped  that  this coming|
Norman Monison, has been under
the weather for the past month with a
bait cold, and the Siocan school has
been temporarily closed.
Peter Maclaren has been in the hospital suffeiing from rheumatism.
Bohn.���At Silverton, on the  10th inst.,
to the wile of II. Buckley,���a son.
Every newspaper man has the same
to tell. It is all serene just as long ub
they pat everybody on the back nnd
givo for their respective citizen's the
gl-d shout, but letthere be ever so little
adverse criti'*i<-m, and the newspaper
man is promptly told to take out the
"aggrieved " man's ad.
John V. Richards arrived on the Srd
inst, from Spokane to take up position j
of  mining engineer  for  the Standard
Henry Stege has been confined to bis
room for the past ten davs with a bad
The Big B tiger is the ,'wondet* of tho
G.   R.   Northey,   for  several   years
editor and  publisher of the Camborne
Miner,  in tho Lardeau, came in to see
our wheels go round  yesterday.   Cur
eietwhilo cotcra   in   the golden   camp
politely but firmly refused to doff bis
coat and  try a bout with our devil at
type slinging. " Bert " is now a lumber
king, and  hns arrived at that state of
affluence  when  he can  extend pity to (
ns  nnd smile* at   tbe indiscretions of
his   oxygen   days.       From    editorial
realms to sawblocks savors greatly of
"from  tho sublime to the ridiculous,"
but Mr.   Northey rays   the ridiculous
looks good to him, and we don't know
but what there's something to it.    We
eigh���and hope.
Anglican Services next Sunday at
St. Stephen's church. Morning at 11.
In the evening at 7.30, at the Union
Church, Silverton.
Methodist services at Sandon next
Sunday, morning and evening.
Rev. Mr. Konmore, Slocan Cily, will
occupy tbo pulpit at tho Presbyterian
church here next Sunday evening at
7.80. Rev. Chalmers will preach at
Lest you  forget.
Last Week's Ore Shipments.
Tho shipments of ore  for the   past
wr-ek show up badly agaitiBt the average
of the previous  three months.   This is
accounted for to  a great extent by the
shut-down of the Wakefield mill, from
which  large   shipments of  Vancouver
I concentrates  have been regularly sent
to smeller.    Tho  Hewitt Mining  Co.
have taken over the mill for the treatment of their own low grade  one, and
as  Olcott  Payne tho company's manager  will arrive from   New York  in a
few days, we expect to be able to report
the resumption of the mill.   Ono thing
certain is that tho Vancouver would bo
only to glad lo continue operating tho
mill in the event of any hitch occurring
in the Hewitt program,  but  wo have
reason to believe the mill will be treating Hewitt  ore in a mouth  or lees.   A
pleasing feature of the  metal market is
the steady n'se in silver.     On Feb. 1 it
was quoted at 5l)_C.   Today it is bl%e.
London lead is 14 10 6.
Silver-lead mine owners of the Slocan
will hail with gladness the bulletin issued by the Consolidated company to
the effect Ilie rate for treating silver-
lead ores which hns been in force since
October last has heen reduced.
Following are the Slocan shipments
of or. received at Trail smelter for week
Hiding Fob. 8th.
Mine. Tons.
Whitewater  22
(milled)  280
Vancouver, Silverton  21
Standard,"Silverton   82
Enreka-Rlclimond, Sandon   70
Molly Hughes, New Denver   27
,��� Town Improvement Society
f       Holds Meeting.
A meeting of the Town Improvement
Society was well attended by the executive last night, and the following business was done.
A petition signed by townspeople requesting the Society lo hold an investigation into the cause of inefficient electric light, was died, owing to a meeting
for tho sume object having recently
been held.
A communication from C. J. Campbell was read in which ho resigned his
seat e.a a committee man. He stating
that he did not desire to disturb the
Society's program of usefulness.���Accepted.
Another communication from C. J.
Campbell was read in which he ox-
pressed his intention of cutting off the
streit lights at the end of the month.
The Socretary was instructed to write
and tell him lo discontinue street lights
and colli cii me for same until after a
general meeting had been held.
Secretary reported that $15.90 nett
was made through the whist tournament.
J. C. Harris read a communication
from R. II. Baird, stating that Nakuap
was agitating for a West Kootenay
Farmers' Institute distiict, such division to comprise the whole of the Slocan
Electoral District, and nsked if thia end
of the riding would bo in favor of the
suggestion. It was decided to put the
matter before a public meeting, ajid
alto at such meeting discuss the matter
of petitioning Government to allow
Slocan to have a Registry Office'
It was decided to call a public meeting on Thursday evening next at 8.
Tho secretary reported numerous
complaints as to the non-arrival of
express goods on three days a week,
that is, off passenger days. Secretary was instructed to lodge protest
with Dominion Express Co.
It was agreed to have a bulletin board
made and hung near tbo post office.
A question relating to fire protection
was left over for general meeting.
Re spraying fruit trees tho Committee
were unanimous that every tree in town
should bo treated without delay.
The matter of erecting a cabin on thc
glacier trail for the convenience of
tourists was di-eiir-scil at longth.
Special Train For
Sandon and Denver Cross
Sticks To-Morrow At
The Stiver City.
The Ranchers are going up   to the
Silver City to-morrow (Friday) to " get
tho bulgo " on those two goals  which
the miners of that town secured  in a
well-merited   victoiy  here   last  work,
and   a   big  crowd  of    brass-throated
rooters are  accompanying  them.   .To
give every opportunity for all lovers of
good hockey to f illOW tho (ortun��s of
the  Lucsrno   representatives,    special
train arrangements  have* heun  made.
The train  will  leave   tho   Siding at 5
p.m., and returning leaves  Sandon at
midnight.   It must be borne in mind,
however, Ihat   tickets   must  be   purchased at the wharf office to secure the
round trip rate of CO cents.
The Sandon club wi'l entertain the
visitors to a dunce after the match, to
take vour dancii g pumps along. A1--
though but eight miles away, th-re aie
many residents of New Denver wbo .
liave never visited the city in the cloudtS.
6o take your sunburnt faces, all of you,
i* advertise onr climato.
.audou's vit'toiiuus icvtn ot hist week
will again give the visifori battle, J ; I
the  Lucerne  strinu  w.ll .'.  ���
with one exception.     Ken
in goal will be hard to fill,   but thi   ic
fence  will  probably be  greatly strengthened by the inclusion of Archie Bain,
a recent  acquitition   to the club who
has won laurels in Montreal championship hockey.
Lot's ALL go'!
It looks as if the masquerade ball
next Wednesday will -be a gigantic
Success. There will not be less than
150 present.
To-morrow (Friday) is St. Valentine's
Dav, and it is also Ihe date of the Grand
Ball to be given by the Nakusp Dramatic Society.
Slocan Cily has challenged the local
hockey club lo a game, and it will be
pulled off bore on Wednesday next before the Mufquerado Ball starts. The
Slocan team hopo tn In ing along to
play for them Lester Patrick, who was
for several years captain of the famous
Wanderers of Montreal.
bull day ia next Wednesdoy,
Silverton visitors to town on Tuesday
included Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Spencci
and daughter; Mrs. Cavan, Mrs. Long,
Mrs. Sutherland, Mrs. Hoops, Miss
Christie and the three Misses McKinnon ; D. Brandon, A. Bain, J. McVicar,
D. McDonald, R. J. and B. McAulay,
R. Malloy, R. Walker, E. McLean, C.
Huscroft, W. Vallance, P. Harding and
W. 8. Barrio.
A general meeting of the members of
the Town Improvement Society will be
The  masquerade I'11-''14 '" the.Bosundiall Thursday next at
Standard Miners at Hockey
The day shifof at the Stndard mine
came down the bill on Tuesday to give
the local team a practise, and, incidentally to have some fun on the side. The
game drew a good sized crowd lo tho
rink and all had their money's worth.
It was somewhat of a scramble, but it
was the means of unearthing some
good talent. Charlio Huscroft was
easily tho best man on the ice, and
Archie Bain was an eye-opener,
8 p.m. It is to bo hoped that many
now members will be enrolled before
that date, as matters of great public interest will bt> discussed, and it behooves
every adult resident to take nn Interest
in this forward movement. The foe is
but 26 cents, and none but members
will be allowed, ta_Vote.
Horse Kick Smashes Ribs.
fl. J. Towgood, of tho Sandon brewery
was in town Monday.
W. F. Cook, who has charge of tho
electric light plant at Vernon, is visiting his brother here,
Nelson and Rossland when it comes
to hockey nre all same holleo. Sports,
Ugh '   'Tis a chewing match.
Bert Hilton and Miss Flo Kennedy
will   he  united  in  the bonds of niatri*
season   will see   tlie extension of  the I mony at the homo of tho bride's parents
sidewalks.  Let the good work c.ntinu.  ��� in New Denver on Tuesday 18th inst.
ToN. W. Fessler and B.   V.   Rlsdon,
or to any other person to   whom   they,
or either of them,  may    have  transferred their interest, or any part thereof, in the "Transvaal" mineral claim,
situated on Ten-mils creek, in tho  Slocan City mining division  of  the West
Kootenay   dintriet   of the   province of
British Columbia, and   recorded in   the
Mining recorders office at Slocan,   B.C.
You, and each of you are hereby  notified tnat I have  expended  the sum ol
two hundred and   five dollars   (1.205.00)
In payment in lieu ot work and  recording fees upon tbo above named mineral
claim in order  to hold the  same under
the provisions of section 24 of the niinor-
al act; and that If within 90 days from
the date of this notice, you fail or refuse
to contribute   your   proportion  of the
aforesaid    expenditure,    for   the   two
yeais ending the  1st of August,  1907,
together with all costs of advertising,
your interest in the  said claim will  become vested in the  undersigned; under
section 4 of  the  mineral act,   Amendment act, 1000.
Dated at  Slocan,  B.C, this   80th da
of January, A.D., 1908.
Public Reading Room.
The difficulty of providing a Reading
Room has been overcome. We understand Mr. Siege intends to provide one
at the Newmarket hotel. The new and
handsome dining room, which will be
opened on tho 19th inst., will enable
him to set apart the one vacated, for the
accommodation of ladies and gentlemen.
Sevorul friends have promised to supply
him with suitable literature, books,
etc., conditionally that tho books are
not taken from tlie hotel.
Mabou mineral claim, situate in tho
I Slocan Cily inning division of West
Kootenay distiict. Where located :
On the smith side oi Ten Mile creek
above the Enterprise mine about 50
feet from the westorly end line of the
Enterprise mineral claim.
Tako notice that I, Robert Ira Kirkwood, Free Miners Certilicate No.
B95.785 for myse'f, and agent for Duncan A. Grant, Free Miner's Certificate
No. IU809, inland 00 days from the
data hereiif, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a. Certificate of Impiove*
mehts, for tho puipose ol obtaining a
Crown Grant of the above claim.
And further lnke notice that action
finder section 87, must be commenced
before tho issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements
Dated this 27th day of Jan., A.D. 1903
Angus McKinnon, a partner in the
well-known logging firm of Northey
& McKinnon met with a painful accident which will keep him in bis col at
tho hospital for some time. He bad
just finished harnessing a team at tbe
stables of the Patrick Lumber ;Co.
at their west Plocan logging camp yesterday morning, when one of the horses
lushed out with his boof and struck
McKinnon in the stomach, knocking
him insensible. He laid where he fell
for an hour, and then reviving he went
down town.    He became suddenly ill
and begun to vomit blood,  bo ho was
taken aboard the boat and brought to
New Denver hospital, whore Dr. Brouse , . ���
���      i  ii i  j i     u  . ��* Nelson, B.C.
found  the man had several ribs frae- fl(jt pr,.,   ,ilt f;.om  j. ,E.  Allgrignon.
tured.   He ie quite comforiatyc to-dny. L*. cal Agent.
Sweet Grass, Wilmor, Ivan, nnd Wil-
ni"i* Fractional mineral claims, situate in the Slocan Mining division of
West Kootenay District. Where located: On Goat Mountain north of
Denver Siding.
Take notice that I, Frank C. Green,
acting as agent for Goorgo Boulter,
Free Miners Certificate No. 1)13805, intend 60 days from tho dato hereof to
apply to the mining recorder for certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the
above claims.
And further take notice that action
under section 87, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this llth day of Jan. A.D. 1908
Ap. 16 Nelson, B.C.
Ohio Mineral claim,    pituato   In   the
Slocan  Citv    mining    division   of
Wrst Kootenay    distiict.     Where
located:   On the south  side of Ten
Mile cieek abovo   the   .Knternriso
Mine, and adjoins the Mabou   Mineral claim .
Take notico that I,  Robert Iia Kirkwood,  Free    Miner's    Certificate    No.
B05.785,    for  myself   nnd   agent   for
Frank A.  Wells,  Free  Miners  Certilicate No. 5U04, intend 00 days fro:*,  tlie
date heieof, to apply to  the Mining lit*���
confer foaa Certificate of Inipnyi inept a
f**r the purpose of obtaining A   Ciown
Grant of (he above claim.
And further take notico that action,
under section 87, must bo commenced
before the issuance of s uch Certificate
of Improvements.
Datod this 37th day of Jan., A.D.   1908
Shall I send my next washing? ��
There   is   only   one   first class
Laundry in the Kootenay, and that
Kootenay Steam laundry
Empress Fractional mineral claim, situate in ths Siocan City Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located : Ou tho eouth side of
Ten-mile creek and adjoins the Enterprise and Mabou mineral claims.
Take notice that I, Robert Ir a Kirkwood, Freo Miner's Certificate No.
B9_',785, intend 00 days from tho date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvement-*, for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the abovo claim.
And further take notice that action,
tinder section 87,   must be   commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 37th dav of Jan.. AD. 1908
Triune   and   Great   Western   Mineral
Claims,  tituate  in  the  Slocan  City
mining Division of West   Kootenay
District.        Where     jhcitedi     On
Springer Creek about, half mileab.ivo
the Ailington Sawmill  at lhe second
crossing of Springer Creek.
Take notico that I, Robert Ira Kirkwood. 1*ree    Miner's    Certificate   No.
B95735, intend,  60 davs from the  dato
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements,  for
the purpose of obtaining a Ciown Grant
of the above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under  section 87, must bo commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate of
Dated this 1st day of Feb., A.D. 1908
THIRTY Days from date I intend to
apply to the Board of L'cense
.OoinmissionerB af the Slocan License District fora transfer of my liceni-o
61 Victoria Hotel, Silverlon, ISC., to
Mis. A. Carey.        R. M. BPESCKR,
Riverside, Autumn, Alameda, Treasure
und Lailey  Fraction mineral claims,
situate  in   the Slocan   City mining
division  of West  Kootenav District.
Where located:     On tho dWido  be
tween Ten-mile and Springer creeks,
near the head of Springer creeks.
Take notice  that 1,   Robert Ira Kirkwood, Free Miners Certificate No, B05j-
785, intend 00 days fiom tho date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Rec irder for
Certificates   of Improvement, for thn
purpose of obtaining   Ciown Giants of
the above claims.
And  further take notice  that action
under jeetion 87,  must be commenced
before the Issuance of tuch CeitificsteH
of Improvements.
Dated this 1st dav or Feb.,A.D. 1903
��� ������ ]
Author of "Dora Deane/' "The English Orphans," j
"Lena Rivera," "The Rector of St. Mark*!,"       !
"Tempest and Sunshine," Etc.
At last the answer came and it
was Maddy who brought it to Guy.
She had been home that day, and on
her return had ridden by the office
as Guy had requested her to do. She
saw the letter bore a foreign postmark, also that it was in the delicate
handwriting ol some female, but the
sight did not affect her. in the least.
Maddy's heart was far too heavy that
day to care for a trifle, and so, placing the letter carefully in her basket,
she kept on to Aikenside.
The letter was siecidedly Lucy-ish
in all that pertained to her "dearest
darling," her "precious Guy" but
when Bhe came to Maddy Clyde her
true womanly nature spoke; and
Guy, while reading it, felt how good
she waa. Of course he might teach
Maddy Clyde all he wished to teach
her, and it made Lucy love him better to know that he was willing to
do sueh things. She wished she was
there to help him; they would open
a school for all the poor, but she
did not know when mamma would
let her come. That pain in her side
was not any better, and her cough
had come earlier this season than
last. The physician had advised a
winter in Naples, and they were going before very long. Then followed
a few more lines sacred to the lover's
eye, lines which told how pure was
the love which sweet Lucy Atherstone
bore for Guy Remington, who, as he
read, felt his heart beat with a throb
of pain, for Lucy spoke to him now
lor the first time of what might possibly be.
"I've dreamed about it nights,"
she said. "I've thought about it days,
and tried so hard to be reconciled;
to feel that if God will have it so, I
am willing to die before you have
ever called me your little wife, or I
have ever called you husband. Heaven is better than earth, I know, and
I am sure of going there, I think,'
but oh, dear Guy, a life with you
looks so very sweet that sometimes
your little Lucy shrinks from the dark
grave which would hide her forever
from you. Guy, you once said you
never prayed, and it made me feel so
badly, but you will when you get
this, won't you? You will ask God
to make me well, and maybe He will
hear you. Do, Guy, please do pray
lor your Lucy, far away over the sea."
Guy could not resist that touching
appeal, "to pray for his little Lucy,"
and though his lips were all unused
to prayer, bowing, his head upon his
hands he did ask that she might live,
beseeching the Father to send upon
him any calamity save this one���
Lucy must be spared. Guy felt better for having prayed, it was something to tell Lucy, something that
would please her well, and though
his heart yet was very sad, a part
of the load was lifted, and he could
think of Lucy now without the bitter
pain her letter first had cost him.
Was there nothing that would save
her, nobody who could cure her? Her
disease was not hereditary; surely
it might be made to yield; had English physicians no skill, would not an
American do better? It was possible,
and if that mother of Lucy's would
let her come where doctors knew
something, she might get well *, but
she wouldn't; she was determined
that no husband should be burdened
with an ailing wife, and so if the
mountain would not come to Mahomet, why, Mahomet must go to the
mountain, and Guy fairly leaped from
his ehair ns he exclaimed: "I have it
������doc!���he's the most skillful man I
ever knew, I'll send him to England; send him to the Atherstones;
he shall go to Naples with them as
their family physician; he can cure
Lucy; I'll speak to him the very next
time he comes here"; and with an-
'other burden lifted from his mind.
Guy began to wonder where Maddy
He knew she had returned, for
Flora had said she brought the letter, and he was about going out, in
hopes of finding her and Jessie, when
he heard her in the hall, as she answered some question of Mrs. Noah's;
stepping to the door, he asked her to
come in, Baying he would, if she
chose, appoint the lessons talked
about so long. Ordinarily, Maddy's
eyes would have flashed with delight,
for Bhe had anticipated so much from
these lessons; now, however, there
was a sad look upon her face, and
she could scarcely keep from crying
as she came at Guy's bidding, and sat
upon the sofa, near to his armchair.
Somehow it rested Guy to look at
Maddy Clyde, who, having recovered
from her illnesB, seemed the very embodiment of perfect health, a health
which glowed nnd sparkled all over
her bright face; showing itself as well
in the luxuriance of ber glossy hnii
as in the brilliancy of her complex
Ion and the flash of her lustrous eyes.
How Guy wished that Lucy could
share in whnt seemed almost a superfluity of health* and why shouldn't
she? Dr. Holbrook had cured Maddy,
Dr. Holbrook could cure Lucy; and
so for the present dismissing that
from his mind, he turned to Maddy..
and said the time had come when he
could give those promised lessons,
asking if she would commence tomorrow, after she was through with
Jessie, and what she would prefer to
take up first.
"Oh, Mr. Remington," and Maddy
began to cry, "I am afraid I cannot
stay! They need me at home, or may.
Grandpa said so and I don't wnnt to
go, though I know it's wicked not to.
Oh. dear! dear!"
Here Maddy broke down entirely,
sobbing so convulsively that Guy became alarmed, nnd wondered what he
ought to do to quiet her.
Controlling her voice as well as she
waa able, Maddy told him how the
physicians at the asylum had written
that as Uncle Joseph would in all
human probability never be perfectly
sane, and as a chance of scene would
do him good, Mr. Markham had better try taking him a while; that having been spoken with upon the subject, he seemed as anxious as a little
child, even crying when the night
came around nnd he was not at home,
as he expressed it. "They have kept
him so long," Maddy said, "that
grandpa thought it his duty to re
.lieve them, though he can't well afford It. and bo he's dbming next week,
Aad iirBuduui will  need, someone.to
nelp,'anU f" must go. t Enow'it's
wrong, but I do not want to go, try
as I will."
It was a gloomy prospect to exchange Aikenside for the humble home
where .poverty had its abode, and it
was not very strange that Maddy
should shrink from it at first. She
did not stop to ask what was her duty,
or think how much happiness her
presence might give her grandparents,
or how much she might cheer and
Amuse the weak imbecile, her uncle.
She was but human, and so, when
Guy begnn to devise ways of preventing her going, she listened, while the
pain at her heart grew less as her
faith in Guy grew stronger. He would
drive down with her to-morrow, he
said, nnd see what could be done.
Meanwhile she must dry her eyes and
go to Jessie, who was calling her.
As Guy had half expected, the doctor came around that evening, and
inviting him into his private room
Guy proceeded at once to unfold his
scheme, asking him  first:
"How much he probably received
a year for his services as physician."
The doctor could not tell at once,
hut after a little thought, made an
estimate, and then inquired why Guy
had  asked  the question.
"Because, doc, I have a project on
foot. Lucy Atherstone is dying with
what they call consumption. I don't
believe those old fogies understand
her disease, and if you will go ovei
to England and undertake her cure,
I'll give you just double what you'll
get by remaining here. They are going to Naples for the winter, and undoubtedly, will spend some time in
Paris. It will be just the thing for
you. Lucy and her mother will be
glad of your services when they know
I sent you. Lucy likes you now. Will
you go? You can trust Maddy to me.
I'll take good care that she is worthy
of you when you come back."
At the mention of Maddy's name
the doctor's brow darkened. He was
sure that Guy meant kindly, but it
grated on his feelings to be thus
joked about what he knew was a
stem reality. Guy's project appeared to him at first a most insane one,
but as he continued to enlarge upon
it, and the advantage it would be to
the doctor to travel in tbe Old World,
a feeling of enthusiasm was kindled
in his own breast; a desire to visit
Naples and France, and the places
he had dreamed of as a boy, but
never hoped to see, Guy's plan began to look more feasible, and possibly he might have yielded but for
one thought and that a thought of
Maddy Clyde. He would not leave
her alone with Guy. even though Guy
was true to Lucy as steel. He would
stay; he would watch; and in time
he would win the young girl waiting
now for him in the hall below, waitr
ing to tell him 'mid blushes of shame
and tears of regret how she had meant
to pay him with her very first wages,
but now Uncle Joseph was coming
home, and he must wait a little
"Would he, could he be so good?"
and unmindful of Guy's presence
Maddy laid her hand confidingly upon his arm, while her soft eyes looked beseechingly into his.
How the doctor wished Guy was
away, and kindly taking the hint,
Guy ieft them together in the lighted
hall. Sitting down on the sofa, and
making Maddy sit beside him, the
doctor began:
"Mad4y, you know I mean what I
say, at least to you, and when I tell
you that I never think of that bill
except when you speak of it. you
will believe me. I know your grandfather's circumstances, and I know,
too, that I did much to induce your
sickness, consequently if I made one
out at all, it would be a very small
He did not get any further, for
Maddy hastily interrupted him, and
while her eyes flashed with pride exclaimed :
"I will not be a charity patient!
I say I will not! I'd be a hired girl
before I'd do it!"
It troubled the doctor to see Maddy
so disturbed about dollars and cents
���to know that poverty was pressing
its iron hand upon, her young heart;
and only because she was so young
did he refrain from offering her then
and there a resting place from the
ills of life in his sheltering love. But
she was not prepared, and he should
only defeat his object by his rashness, so he restrained himself, though
he did pass his arm partly around
her wuiBt as he said to her:
"1 tell you, Mnddy. honestly, that
when I want that bill liquidated I'D
ask you. I certainly will, and I'll
let you pay it, too. Does that satisfy you?"
Yes, Maddy wns satisfied, and after
a little  the  doctor   continued:
"By the way. Mnddy, I have some
idea of going to Europe for a lew
months, or a yeni ur more. You know
it does a physieinn  good  to study   .
while in Peris. What do vou think
of  it?    Shall   I  go?"
The doctor had become quite necessary to Maddy's happiness. He
it was to whom she confided all her
little troubles, and to lose him would
he a terrible loss, and so she answered that if it would be much better
for him she supposed he ought to go,
though she should miss him sadly
and  be so  lonely   without him.
"Would you, Maddy? Are you in
earnest? Would you be the lonelier
for my being pone?" the doctor asked, eagerly. With her usual truthfulness, Maddy replied* "Of course
f should"; and when, after the conference was ended, the. doctor stood
for a moment talking with Guy, ere
bidding him good-night, he said: "I
think I shall not accept your European proposition. Somebody else muat
cure  Lucy."
The next day, as Guy had proposed,
he rode down to Honedale. taking
Maddy with him, and offered so many
reasons why she should not be called
home that the old people began to
relent, particularly as they saw how
Maddy's heart was set on the lessons
Guy was going to tzive her. She might
never have n like opportunity, the
young man said, and as a good education; would put her in the way of
helping them when they were older
^nd needed her more, it was their
duty to leave her with them. He knew
they objected to her receiving three
dollars a week, but he should pay it
ill*. Uifi.VJnS. at_/l..i{ tb_a�� chose -tbav
rm-mt: "wITTi ���*���*��*��� part oT it, 'Hire' �� Tittle
girl to do the work which Maddy
would do were she at home. All this
sounded very feasible, especially as
it was backed Up by Maddy's eyes,
brimful of tears and fixed pleadingly
upon her grandfather. The sight of
them, more than Guy's arguments, influenced the old man, who decided
that, if grandma were willing, Maddy
should stay, unless absolutely needed
at the cottage. Then the tears burst
forth, and winding her arms around
her grandfather's neck, Maddy Bobbed out her thanks, asking if it were
selfish and wicked and naughty in
her to prefer learning rather than
staying there.
"Not if that's your only reason,"
grandpa replied. "It's right to want
learning, quite right; but if my child
is biased by the fine things at Aikenside, and hates to come hack to her
poor home, because 'Ub poor, I should
say it was very natural, but not exactly  right."
Maddy was very happy after it was
settled, and chatted gayly with her
grandmother, while Guy went out
with grandfather, who wished to
speak with him alone.
"Young man," he said, "you have
taken a deep interest in me and mine
since I first cnme to know you, and I
thank you for it all. I have nothing to give in return except my prayers, and those you have every day;
you and that doctor. Somehow you
three come in together. You're uncommon Rood to Mnddy. 'Taint everyone like you who would offer and assist on learning her. I don't know
what you do it for. You seem honest. You can't, of course, ever dream
of making her your wife, and, if I
thought���yes, if I supposed"���here
grandpa's voice trembled, and his
face became r livid hue with the horror of the idea���"if f supposed that
in your heart there was the shadow
of an intention to deceive my child
to ruin my Maddy, I'd throttle you
here on the spot, old as I am and
bitterly as I should repent it."
Guy attempted to speak, but grandpa motioned him to be silent, while
he went on ���
"I do not suspect you, and that's
why I trust her with you. My old
eyes are dim. hot I can see enough
now to know thnt Maddy is bentiti
ful. Her mother wbb so before her
and the Clydes were a handsome race
My Alice was elevated, folks thought
by marrying Captain Clyde, but 1
don't think so. She was pure and
���rood as the aneels, and Maddy is
much like her. onlv she has the nm
bition of the Clvdes; has the tnste
for everything n little nbove her. Shp
wouldn't make nobody blush if she
was mistress of Aikenside."
Grandpa felt relieved when he had
said all this to Omv who listened politely, smiline at the idea of his deceiving Maddy. nnd fully concurring
with grandpa in all he snid of her
rare beauty and nntural gracefulness
On their return to the house ernndpa
showed Guv the hedronm intended for
Uncle Joseph, nnd Guy. ns he glanced nt the furniture, thoueht within
himself how he would send down from
Aikenside some of the unused articles
piled awny in the garret when he refurnished his house. He wns becoming greatly interested in the Mark-
hams, caring nothing lor the remarks
his interest might excite among the
neighbors, some of whom watched
Maddy half curiously as in the stylish carriage, beside its stylish owner
she rode back to Aikenside in the
quiet  autumnal   afternoon.
(To be Continued.)
The North-Western Line again announce their annual excursions to
Eastern Canada. Rate of $40 for the
round trip to points in Ontario and
Quebec, as far east as Montreal, will
be in effect da-'ly during December,
and tickets will be good for return
three months from date of sale, with
provision for extension at small additional cost. If travelling East be
sure and specify The North-Western
Line when purchasing your ticket, as
this will ensure you best service and
quickest time. Full information on
application to Geo! A. Lee, General
Agent, 215 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg.
The Greatest Wonder
"This invention has a remarkable
"As to how?"
"The inventor made a fortune out
of it, and his backers had to be satisfied   with  a  beggarly  5  per  cent."���
Louisville  Courier-Journal.
"1 ne Ing and Outs.
���Two short years ngo." remarked the
man wltb the whiskers on tbe lower
extremities of Ills trousers, "I went
Into a stock deal with $25,000."
"So?" Interrogated the other occu
pant of the park hench. "How did yon
come out?"
"Oh. I cnme out all right." a swered
tbe party of the prelude sadly, "but
my $26,000 stayed in."-Cleveland Ptaln
Cree Indian Superstition.
Up In Cnnndn the Tree Indians have
Home queer lilens In regnrd to dellrl
nm. The other liny a Cree chief and a
medicine man were arrested nt Norway [louse, Keewntln. for the mur
der of ii sqitnw. According to the custom **-���* "'������* Tibe. the woman was strnn
glen v-jullc she was suffering from de
lirliiui. with the Iden of* preventing Ull
���vll spirit from escaping.
The  Experienc    of Thousands   Illustrated    in    a   Single
"In love's garden lilies shake their
golden bells when Cupid passes by,
but the roses of love and the thorns
of wedlock grow on the same bush."
This lofty sentiment, with its sad refrain, uttered by one of tlie world's
brightest and sweetest characters, was
strikingly illustrated recently in the
ease of one of the brighest young
wives of Toronto, who after the birth
of her first-born was pronounced a
hopeless tuberculous subject. The
case was greatly aggravated by chronic stomach trouble. A neglected summer cold was the originating cauBe.
The distracted husband and newly-
constituted father sought some word
of consolation from the doctors. None
came. A friend advised Psychine. In
the absence of other hope he tried it.
No doctors now. Instead of his wearing the badge of loneliness, that beautiful wife and proud mothtar, with her
sweet buby, daily accompanVs "Papa"
down one of the fashionable streets of
Toronto. Ask them how it all came
nbout, und they answer, simply, "Psychine !"
"I consider it a duty to other mothers and other sufferers to tell of my
experience with Psychine. One year
has already passed since I discontinued taking these remedies, and
there Iiiib been no return of my former
trouble. Be'o.e taking Psychine my
system became run down with lung
and other troubles. I lost flesh and
strength rapidly. It was ns much as
my life was worth to eat ordinary
food. I owe my present splendid
henlth to Psychine.
~Mrs. Samuel  Barker, Simcoe, Ont."
Psychine is a wonderful throat,
lung and stomach tonic and regulator.
Cures stubborn colds and all rundown conditions. At all druggists,
50c. and $1.00, or Dr. T. A. Slocum,
Limited, 179 King "street west, Toronto.
He is a great man who sees great
things where others see only little
things, who sees the extraordinary
in the ordinary.
The fellow who is making the moBt
of a smnll job is renlly ahead of the
fellow who is making a botch of a
better one.
A Pleasant Medicine.��� There nre
some pills which have no other purpose evidently thnn to beget painful
internal disturbances in the patient,
adding to his troubles and perplexities rather than diminishing them.
One might as well swallow some corrosive material. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills have not this injurious
and disagreeable property. They are
easy to take, not unpleasant to the
taste, and their action ia mild nnd
soothing. A trial of them will prove
this. They offer peace to the dyspeptic.
"Remember, my boy, there's plenty
of room at the top."
"In that case, dad, why insist on
my beginning nt the bottom, where
it's so fearfully crowded?"���Louisville
Scottish bagpipes have just been
used for the first time at meetings of
the Salvation Army, and a band of
pipers are shortly to be introduced
to London.
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
"In^ writing up the burglary," said
the excited cnller, "you can say that
the thieves in tlieir hurry overlooked
$750 worth of jewelry and solid silver
plate in one of the cupboards."
"Might not that bring the burglars
to your house a second time?" suggested the editor.
"I don't care if it does," exclaimed the other, "I don't want the public
to get the impression that a gang of
robbers can go through my house nnd
jnly find $25 worth of stuff worth
stealing."���Illustrated Bits.
For the first time the much discussed
double canals on tbe planet Mars have
been caught on u photographic plate.
Professor David Todd of Amherst college did It 10.000 feet above sea level
in tbe Chilean Andes.
Iu thc new radium problem of W.
Thorpe, the British physicist, a pellet
of mercury lu u capillary tube connecting two glass bulbs slowly creeps toward a bit of ni din m bromide in oue
of the bulbs. As any emanation would
cause nn opposite motion, this curious
effect hits proved very mystifying.
It is now possible for a balloon to
throw out more ballast than tt carried
up from tbe surface of tbe earth. Iu a
balloon ascent mnde from Berlin by
Captain von Krogh, the pilot of tho
Parsevnl balloon, there was carried a
quantity of chemicals which bave tbe
property of absorbing moisture and
thus increasing tbelr weight in a damp
atmosphere. The experiment was successful.
For people of the North West who
���desire to spend the winter in a milder
climate the Canadian Pacific have arranged a series of low rate excursions
for certain dates in December and
January to Vancouver and Victoria.
I was  cured  of painful  Goitre by
Chatham,  Ont.
I  was   cured   of  Inflammation   by
Walsh, Ont.    MRS. W. H. JOHNSON.
I wns cured of Facial Neuralgia by
Pnrkdale,  Ont.       J. H.  BAILEY.
Let a man get the idea that he is
being wronged, or that everything is
against him, and you cut his earning
capacity in  two.
It is estimated that the cost in New
York of the turf season, whicli covers
twenty-nine weeks, is about $5,000,000.
The beBt way to get along with a
woman is to assume thnt you understand her���though of course you don't
and Bhe knows it.
Sweeter than the perfume of roses
is a reputation for a kind, charitable,
unselfish nature; a ready disposition
to do for others any good turn in
your power.
A   war-hoop���The    wedding  ring.-
The Canadian Pacific Railway are
issuing during December low rate excursion tickets to Eastern Canada
from all points in the North West.
rDOI)l)S '
01 '<   r(
W.    N.    U.    No.   667.
Hudson   River   Bridge  to   Be   an   Extraordinary Structure.
Tbe magnitude of the projected Hudson river bridge does not at first strike
the unthinking person, but _wben li
does strike it comes wltb a breathless,
uerlnl slgnlfleauce. It will be tbe
eighth wonder of the world, and tbe
eyes of foreign engineers are turned tc
.New York wltb expectancy.
Tbe plans of the new structure are
practically tbose of the original North
river nroject. it wns ii long step from
a 1,700 foot span (then and still tbe
longest In the worldi to over ,1.000 feet,
the distance to be covered tietween tbe
piers ou either side of the broad Hudson. To make a bridge almost double
tbe length of the Brooklyn bridge
meant building tbe towers nearly twice
as high, uud in order to allow for add!
tional roadways nud tracks the bridge
of double leugtb must lie also twice ns
wide. Thus the proposition involved
was really very much more thnn building a bridge witb u double length span,
for three dimensions hud to be considered, making tbe entire structure
nearly eight times as large as tbe
Brooklyn bridge.
At flrst other engineers were loath
to believe tbut moderu materials made
possible so greut a bridge. But the en
tire profession is now agreed tbat tbe
bridge Is possible and practicable, and
their estimates of construction cost
vary between $35,000,000 nnd $50,000.-
000, depending upon the number of
tracks nnd the enrrylug capacity deslg
nnted. These figures do not include tbe
cost of approaches or right of way.
It Is nn astonishing fent thnt Is con
templntetl. this of suspending between
steel towers distant more than half a
mile eight great railway tracks and
four driveways, snys Charles H. Cocb
rane lu tbe New Broudvvny Magazine.
As n triumph of engineering the work
will have no equal. Tbere will be four
stupendous towers nt the piers. eiic>i
suggesting in appearance the eelebmt
ed Eiffel tower. These four towers
will he about 800 feet from the foun
dutl'm Btones to top. Tbey will carry
tbe eight mammoth steel cobles tnat
will curve ���gracefully across the noble
Hudson und support tbe two deck steel
truss bridge 140 feet wide, capable cf
transporting 100.000 persons in one
hour without undue crowding.
Materialism In Children.
It Is perhaps not unnatural that tbe
growth of fortunes should bring the
fncts of life early before the minds
of children and that ns a result there
should be a tendency toward materialism In even a child's point of view.
Not long ngo I beard two girls of six
and seven talking on a country road.
They were children whose parents
were amply able to give them whatever tbey thought beat for tbem to
have. The first child said: "How can
we make some money? I tell you
what, Mary, we must sell your radishes
as soon as they nre ripe." Mary answered sadly: "I wish Auut Susan
were here. She buys radishes like the
dickens." Now, these children nt this
early age were discontented with their
weekly allowance and. finding thnt
they could not get more from their parents, decided to sell to the neighbors,
and tbelr parents, wishing them to develop themselves and to learn by experience, did not prevent their doing
so.���Louisa McCrudy In Atlantic.
Coal Under Water.
Some years ago u fleet of British colliers wus sunk during a storm ln au
English harbor nnd remained under
water, for five yeurs before being
salved and brought to the surfuce. says
the Scientific American. An examination of the coul showed that It bad
kept its value for steam purposes, and
this led to some experiments by tbe
naval authorities which settled beyoud
all doubt that coal stored under water
did not deteriorate us when stored ln
tbe nir. Taking heed of this conserving power of water, the Western Electric company Is building flooded coal
pits nt Its plant nt Hawthorne, III. The
excavation Is 320 by 75 feet aud 12 feet
deep, built of concrete and divided Into
twelve pits. The conl Is dropped directly from the ears, which puss over
the |ilts. nnd the fuel is removed when
desired by means of ii steam shovel.
A Great Blast.
One of the largest blasts ever bred
In France wus discharged recently nt
the I'lnirtzite quarries nt Cherbourg
and ls said to bnve displaced 120.000
tons of stone. A tunnel measuring six
feet wide und six feet high was driven
into the luce of the ell IT lor a distance
of seventy feet, nud ut Its end two
brunch tunnels, each twenty feet long,
were driven to tbe right and left respectively. These brunches ended In
chambers forty feet apart und seventy
feet from the face of tbe cliff and
measuring each 10 feet by 0 feet by 6
feet. The eiiuuibers were charged witb
eight uud a half tons of blunting powder nnd 280 pounds**.!!' dynamite, and
tbe blast was llred electrically. The
iiuurt/.lte obtained from this quarry
linds much favor in England as *�� road
material.- Knglueer.
To Build Artificial Island.
The war department bas determined
upon plans for the building of an arti-
Itdu' Island at tlie entrance to Chesapeake buy. This Island will be built up
from a submerged ledge and will be
made sufficiently large to contulu, besides a buttery to command tbe approach to tbe buy's entrance, quarters
nud barracks for men and a parade
ground for drill, together with suitable storehouses for provisions und am-
munition which would be required for
a protracted period. A pnrt of tbe
programme is the construction of an
artificial harbor to accommodate the
supply of boats and submarines, 'the
latter to form ar> adjunct of tbe coast
defense sys'*��iu.���Harper's Weekly.
This Dreadfullv/Torturing and Obstinate Disease Is
Entirely Overcome By
Dr. Chase's Ointment
Eczema is common to rich and poor,
old and young, and is neither contagious nor an indication of unclean-
liness,  as  some suppose.
Teething, improper food, indigestion,
vaccination, poisoning by clothing or
from ivy, etc., are named among the
There is inflammation, redness,
hent, swelling, discharge, formation
of crust and all the time annoying,
troublesome itching and burning,
which often becomes so torturing as
to be almost unendurable.
This ever present itching is what
makes eczema so dreaded, and it is
this feature to which Dr. Chase's
Ointment gives relief from almost the
first application.
Dr. Chase's Ointment is not only
delightfully sooothing, but is a wonder as n means of healing the akin.
It is not long before the raw itching
sores nre thoroughly cleunsed, the
itching  subdued  and  the  process  of
healing begun. Persistent treatment
will then bring nbout a thorough cure.
This great ointment is always beneficial to the skin, making it soft,
smooth and velvety, and, besides being the most effective treatment
known for the cure of eczema, is useful in every home in a score of ways.
"My baby had eczema on her ear.
The sore was very bad, and nothing
seemed to do her much good. Hearing of the remarkable cure Dr. Chase's
Ointment was making, we sent for
some, nnd after the third application
the sore began to heal. I am glad to
say that it is quite well now, and we
give the credit to Dr. Chase's Ointment. We canjiot recommend this
preparation too highly."���Mrs. F.
Clarke,   Belmont,  Man.
Mothers use Dr. Chase's Ointment
for the chafing and skin troubles of
their babies in preference to unsanitary pore-clogging powders; 60 cents
a box, ut all dealers, or KdmaiiBoii.
Butes & Co., Toronto.
She Wanted to Know
Prof. Brander Matthews, the essay-
st, enlivened with an anecdote a
31inkefipenre-Baeoii discussion at the
.'layers'  Club in New York.
"A literary woman," said Prof.
Matthews, "snid one night to her husband*
" 'When I get to Heaven I am gong to nsk Shakespeare whether or
tot he wrote those plays.'
"The  husband  chuckled.
" 'Maybe he won't be there,' he
" 'Then you ask him,' said the
ady."���Home Magazine.
A Purely Vegetable Pill.��� Parme-
ee's Vegetable Pills are compounded
rom roots, herbs and solid extracts
>f known virtue in tlie treatment of
iver and kidney complaints and in
iving tone to the system whether
nfeebled by overwork or deranged
hrough excesses in living. They re-
juire no testimonial. Their excellent
i.ualities are well known to all those
vho have used them and they com-
nend themselves to dyspeptics and
hose subject to biliousness who are
n quest of a beneficial medicine.
The Retort Crushing
"Will some one please chase the
cow down this way?" said Algy Brown
an affected would-be funny Saturday-
to Monday sojourner at a seaside
boarding house. He wanted some
milk for his porridge.
"Here, Jane," remarked the landlady to the smnll slavey ,"take the
cow down there where the calf is
A lndy writes: "1 was enabled to
remove the corns, root and branch,
by the use of Holloway's Corn Cure."
Others who have tried it have the
same experience.
Lamp For Dante's Tomb.
The Italian Dante society Is to fur
nish tbe tomb of tbe poet of Ravenna
with u lump which it Is proposed shall
be kept perpetually burning at the expense of the municipality of Florence.
Tbe lump is ln tbe fourteenth century
Venetian style, Its main feature being
nn ostrich's egg. surrounded at Its
greatest diameter by a circlet of copper, wltb ornaments of gems, lapis
lazuli aud malachite. Tbe cup of the
lump will be of tbe finest Venetian
crystal. Tbe work is pronounced worthy of the best traditions of Florentine craftsmen.���London Tribune.
Part of a Ship.
Messrs. norland & Wolff, shipbuilders of Belfast, Ireland, are* soon to
launch a new bow portion for the
White Star liner Suevlc, which ran
ashore near tbe Lizard, on the Cornwall coast A good two-thirds of the
vessel was saved and taken to Southampton for repair. Now the new bow
which has been built for her Is to be
towed round from Belfast to Southampton, and the ship Is to be rendered
mice more comglete.
Only Then.
"Does your husband snore In hit
sleep, madam?"*
"Well, doctor, I have never noticed
him snoring at any other time."���Baltimore American.
"No living germ of disease can resist the antiseptic power of essence of
cinnamon for more than a few hours,"
is tlie conclusion announced by M.
Chnmberlnnd, as* the result of prolonged research and experiment in
M. Pasteur's laboratory. Even the
scent of it is fatal to microbes, and
M. Chnmberlnnd snys a decoction of
ciniiiimon should be taken freely by
persons living in places affected by
typhoid or cholera.
zTZ t**r|or_tf
'/t///.'//���. * *,M
5 or SOO
���they tie alt
Each biscuit
as light ai if
made by fairy
Baked to ���
golden ruuet
So fresh,
and crisp, and
tempting, that
just opening the
box is teasing
the appetite.
And   yon
find  a   new .
delight in every
one you tat.
Yon get perfection
when you get
Sodas   ��
For outdoor work,
for every day wear,
for   walking   and
driving, Elmira Felt
Shoes are the warm-
Sold by . ���;.   ,
fading est, easiest, lightest
and most comfortable of all footwear.
The trade mark, shown above,
ia on tbe sole of every genuine
Jtlniira Pelt Shoe and Slipper.
Look for it whenever you buy.
Stop and Consider \A/hy
It wae necessary te erect two new factories In four year* to accommodate  thi   increasing  demand for
There It one dealer in your own town that can tell you why.
Commencing Dec. 1st, and continuing to Dec. 31st, excursion ticketB
will be on Bale to many points in
Eastern Canada, west of Montreal, at
$40.00 for the round trip, good for
return three months from date of sale.
Be sure to 8pec:'y the North-Western
Line between Minneapolis, St. Paul,
and Chicago.
Some men who are never troubled
with insomnia, lie awake a great
deal. Some o�� them, in fact, couldn't
tell the truth if they wanted to.
Idpless tnm Rbenmaflsm
When Rheumatism grips you���when you can't walk without
crutches���when every movement means agony���
Take Gin Pills
Ther  Cure  Rheumatism
It ia wonderful���the way Gin Pills take away    	
the pain���strengthen and heal the kidneys��� |
���nd cure Rheumatism, Sciatica and Lumbago 'j
to stay cured.
Try Gin Pills on our guarantee that they
cure or money back. 50c. a box���6 for J2.50.
At druggists or by mail. M
"I can take you to a hundred
homes, right around my store, in
which St. George's is used."
"You can ask those, who do
the baking, what they think of
St George's
Baking Powder
"And every oneof the hundred
will tell you the same ��� that
St. George's stands every test
and never loses its strength."
WriU for free cofir of our Cook Book.
National Drug* fit Chemical Co. of
* , I^uuitea, Montreal.
All Were Prime Ministers
Ah eminent surgeon was once sent
for by Cardinal Du Hoins, priirti
minister of Krance. lo perform n verj
serious operation upon hiin. Tin
cardinal said to him, "You must not
expect to treat me in the suine rough
manner as you treat youi* poor miserable wretches at your Hotel Dieu.'
"My lord," replied the surgeon,
with great dignity, "every one 01
those miserable wretches, ns your
eminence is pleased to cull them, is
a prime minister in my eyes."���
Success  Magazine.
Ohl the Flatterer
Weary Willie���Gee! yer a wonder!
How did yer manage ��5 get a handout
from dat frosty lookin'  woman?
Hungry Higgins���Dead easy. When
she opened de door I sez: "Good
mornin" miss.   Is yer madder home?"
'Tie a Marvelous Thing.���When the
cures effected by Dr Thomas' Eclec
trie Oil are considered, tlie speedy and
permanent relief it lias brought to the
suffering wherever it lias been used,
it must be regarded as a marvelous
thing that so potent a medicine should
result from the six simple ingredients
which enter into its composition. A
trial will oonvince the most skeptical
of its heeling virtues.
Stranger���What sort of a man is
your neighbor, John Braggs?
Native���Oh, he's all right, but he
has a telescopic imagination.
Native���Yes, He can't even tell the
truth without getting it at least two
sizes larger than it is.���Chicago News.
"Is your husband a sound sleeper?"
"Sound?   I should think so.   If you
had to sleep in the next room  you
might think he was    a   sawmill."���
Chicago Record-Herald.
$100   REWARD,   $100
The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one
dreaded disease that science has been able
to oure ln all Its stages, and that is Oatarrh. Hall's Catarrh Oure is the only
positive cure now known to the medical
fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Oure is taken Internally, acting directly upon the
blood and mucous surfaces of the system,
thereby destroying the foundation of the
disease, and giving the patient strength
by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing its work. The
proprietors have so muoh fntth in its curative powers that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any case that it fails to
cure.   Send for list of testimonials.
Address F. J. CHENEY A CO., Toledo, 0.
Sold by all Druggists. 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
Many an honorable career has resulted from a kind word spoken in
season or the warm grasp of a friendly hand.
The pyramid of knowledge is made
up of little grains of information,
little observations picked up from
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, 8tc.
They   Went   to   Church
Attendance at church is obligatory
upon the part of soldiers at certain
English posts, and amusing stories
are told of the excuses that are sometimes resorted to in order to escape
this requirement.
' At one post where a number of recruits were temporarily stationed on
old sergeant was ordered to ascertain
to what religious sect each man belonged, and to see that he joined the
party told off for that particular form
of worship.
Some of the men had no liking tor
church and declared themselves to
be atheists. But the sergeant was a
Scotsman, und a man of experience.
"Ah, weel," said he, "then ye hae
no need to keep holy the Sabbath,
and the stables hue na been claned
oot lately." And he ordered them to
clean out the stables. This occupied
practically the whole day, and the
men lost tlieir usual Sunday afternoon's leave.
Next Sunday a broad smile crept
over the face of the sergeant whon
he heard that the atheists had joined
the Church of England���Tit-Bits.
Ask your doctor about these
throat coughs. He will tell
you how deceptive they are.
A tickling in the throat often
means serious trouble ahead.
Better explain your case carefully to your doctor, and ask
him about your taking Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral.
W�� pubUth our {brmulii
Vf�� biHilih tleohol
from our m��dioln>��
Wo uri'a you to
consult -four
Vho makes tbe best iiver pill*? Tbe
J. C. Ayer Company, of Lowell, Mass.
They hive been making Ayer's Pills for
over sixty years. If you have the slight*
���st doubt about using these pills, ask
your doctor. Do as he says, always. ,
���.tUA.tr thai c. AjtmCs**.. Irtwell. Kes-Nr-***
Distribution of Seed Grain & Potatoes
By instruction of the Hon. Minister
of Agriculture a distribution is being
made this season of samples of superior sorts of grain and potatoes to
Janadian farmers for the improvement of seed. The stock for distribution has been secured mainly from
.he Experimental Farms at Indian
Head, Sask., and Brandon, Man.
The samples consist of oats, spring
wheat, barley, Indian corn (for ensilage only) and potatoes. The quantity of oats sent is 4 lbs., and of
wheat or barley 5 lbs., sufficient in
each case to sow one-twentieth of an
acre. The samples of Indian corn
and potatoes weigh 3 lbs each. A
quantity of each of the following va-
���ieties lias been secured for this distribution :
Oats.���Banner, Wide-Awake, White
3-iant, Danish Island, Thousand Dol-
ar, Improved Ligowo, all white var-
eties. Black oats are not reconimend-
d for general cultivation, a few sam-
iles, however, are available which
mn be sent if specially asked for.
Wheat.���Red Fife (beardless); Pres-
*on, Pringle's Chnmplain and Huron
early beaded sbrts); Percy and Stanley (early beardless varieties).
Barley (six-rowed)���Mensury, Odessa, Mansfield and Claude. Two-
Rowed���Standwell, Invincible, Cana-
linn Thorne and "Sidney.
Indian Corn (for ensilage).���Early
���oris, Angel of Midnight, Compton's
Knrly ond Longfellow; Inter varieties,
Selected Learning, Early Mastodon
���ind  White Cap Yellow  Dent.
Potatoes.���Early varieties, Early
White Prize and Rochester Rose.
Medium to late varieties, Carman No.
I nnd Late Puritan. These later var-
;eties are as a rule more productive
'han the earlier kinds.
Only one sample can be sent to
'ttch applicant, hence if nn individua'
���eceives a sample of oats he cannot
llso receive one of wheat, barley, In-
'ian corn or potatoes. Lists of names
'rom one individual, or applications
for more than one sample for one
household, cannot be entertained,
"he samples will be sent free of
���barge  through  the  mail.
Apnlications should be addressed to
'he Director of Experimental Farms
Ottawa, and mnv be sent in any time
Sefore the 15th of February, after
"hich the lists will be closed, so that
he samples asked for may be sent
mt in trood time for sowing. Applicants should mention the varieties
'hey prefer, with a second sort as nn
llternative. Applications will be fill
*d in the order in which they nre received, so lone ns the supply of seed
'asts. Farmers are advised to apply
mrly to avoid possible disappoint
���nent. Those applying for Indian
���orn or potatoes should bear in mind
��� lint the corn is not usually distributed until April, and thnt potatoes
mnnot be mailed from here until
lunger from frost in transit is over
STo postage is required on mail mater addressed to the Central Expevi-
nentnl   Farm.  Ottawa.
Director of Experimental  Farms.
���Quick ease for the worst cough���quick
relief to the heaviest   cold���and SAFE *
to take, even for a child,    g-t ���       I
That   is    Shiloh's   Cure.    -UUreS
Sold  under a guarantee    (__OU__hs
to cure colds and coughs     *���>    *-,    ��� ��
quicker   than  any   other    ���** -LiOIflS
medicine���or your money back.     34 years
of success commend Shiloh's Cure.   25c,
00c, $1. 316
Sudden trans'tion from a hot to a
lold temperature, exposure to rain,
sitting in a draught, unseasonable
substitution of light for heavy clothing, are fruitful causes of colds and
f,he resultant cough so perilous to
nersons of weak lungs. Among the
many medicines for bronchial dis-
-irders so arising, there is none better
than Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup. Try it nnd become convinced.
Price 25 cents
If  one  good  chance  goes  bv  you.
iust lie low and grnb the next.
One's personal enjoyment is a very
���������mall thing; one's personal usefulness
is a, very important thing.
Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in
Now He Will Know
"So your husband hns given up betting on horses?"
"Well, he had an iden"that he would
like to know just where his money
went, so lie joined a poker club."
Lots of Men and Women in Montreal
Having the Simple Home-Made
Mixture   Prepared
Some remarkable stories are being
told about this simple home-made
mixture curing Rheumatism and Kidney trouble. Here is the recipe and
directions for taking: Mix by shaking
well in a bottle one -half ounce Fluid
Extract Dandelion, one ounce Compound Kargon, three ounces Compound Syrup Sarsaparilln. Take as
a Jose one teaspoonful after meals
and  at bedtime.
No change need be made in your
usual diet, but drink plenty of good
This mixture, writes one authority
in a leading Montreal newspaper, hns
a peculiar tonic effect on the kidneys;
cleansing the clogged-up pores of the
eliminative tissues, forcing the kidneys to sift nnd strain from the blood
the uric acid and other poisc.ious
waste matter, overcoming Rheumatism, Bladder and Urinary troubles
in a short while.
A Montreal druggist who has had
hundreds of calls for these ingredients
since the first announcement in the
newspapers stated that the people who
once try it "swear by it," especially
those who have Urinary and Kidney
trouble and suffer with Rheumatism.
The druggists in this neighborhood
say they can supply the ingredients,
which are easily mixed at home.
There is said to be no better blood-
cleansing agent or system tonic
known, and certainly none more
harmless or simple to use.
Thirty-three million nine hundred
ind eighty-three thousand six hundred and seventy-one pennies (��141,598
12s. 7d.1 were taken out of the Sweetmeat Automatic Delivery Company's
machines this year. Mr. George
Touche made this statement at n recent meeting of the company, adding tliat this was an increase of 5,877
pennies over last yenr.
Worms derange the whole system.
Mother Grave's Worm Exterminator
deranges worms and gives rest to the
sufferer. It only costs 25 cents to try
it and be convinced.
"Here, mv poor man," said a kind
old laijy, "Here is n Shilling for you.
Now don't go and spend it in vile
"Thank you, ma'am," answered the
tramp, heartily. "I'll not. I suppose
"ou was n-referring to the wretched
stuff they 'as at the Dun Cow, mum,
but I'll go to the Black Bull. They
keep the right sort there!"���London
Strictly Private
A colonel, on his tour of inspection,
unexpectedly entered the drill room,
when he came across a couple of soldiers, one of them rending a letter
iloud while the other was listening,
iind nt the same time stopping the
ears of tlie reader.
"Whnt nre you doing there?" the
puzzled officer enquired of the latter.
"You see, colonel, I'm reading to
Atkins, who can't read himself, a letter which has just come from his
"And you, Atkins, what in all the
world  nre you doing?"
"Plense, colonel, I am stopping up
Murphv's ears with both hands because I don't mind his leading my
���sweetheart's letter, but I don't want
him to hear n single word of what she
hns written."���Illustrated Bits.
all hard, soft or calloused lumps and
blemishes from horses, blood spavin
nnrbs, splints, ringbone, Bweeney, stifles
sprains, sore and swollen throat, coutt-hs
etc. Rave $50 by use of one bottle. War
ranted the most wonderful Blemish Ourr
ever known.
To fear or to worry is as sinful ns
to curse.
They who give nothing till tbey die
never give nt all.
The  power of a clean  record as a
success factor can't be overestimated.
Confidence is the key that unlocks
the bank to the young man trying
to establish himself.
Men of mettle turn disappointments
into helps as the oyster turns into
pearl the sand  which annoys it.
Many a woman isn't as rosy as she
is painted.
The expert accountant is an adder
���rreatly to be feared by the crooked
book keeper.
The woman who has to split her
own kindling and burn green -wood,
must often' stop to wonder if she
hasn't made a matrimonial mistake.
He Falls Asleep
Pessimist Jones���How is it, Smith,
thnt you look so hale, and happy and
well ?
Optimist Smith���Every time I sit
down to worry, I fall nsieep.���Success
, Zam-Buk   Cures   Piles
That there is no end to the healing
powers of Zam-Buk is being demon-
strafed every dny. Mr. Julius Glacier,
of Denbigh, Ont., was tortured day
and night with blind bleeding piles,
so bnd that he says: "I could find no
comfort standing, sitting or lying
down, nnd was unable to do any work.
One day my eyes rested upon a little
sample box of Zam-Buk. I picked it
up and read the words, CURES
PILES. I started using Zam-Buk
that night, and before I could purchase a large box I was already cured,
SINCE. You may publish this if you
wish for the benefit of other sufferers."
This is only one of the many cases
where Zam-Buk has healed piles when
all else had failed. Why do you go
on suffering wKeQ Such a splendid
remedy is near at hand?
Zam-Buk heals sores, cures eczema,
skin eruptions, ulcers, ringworm, itch,
barber's rash, blood poison, bad leg,
salt rheum, abrasions, abscesses, cuts,
burns, scalds, and nil skin injuries
and diseases. Of all stores and drug-
eists at 50 cents, or from Zam-Buk
Co., Toronto, for price. 3 boxes for
$1.25.     *
All the forces of creation
Bow ot his command.
Lightning,  tamed  and timid,  almost
Eats from out his. hand;
Winds nre trained to do his bidding,
Tides will almost stay;
Trembles though, when his landlady
Says that he jnust pay.
A baby learns to talk In twelve
months, but frequently it takes 70
or 80 years to learn not to talk���at
A poor man who kisses n sweet girl
stenographer never needs to fear a
breach of promise suit.
From the time a young fellow falls
in love until he is married and gets
over it, he isn't worth much in the
ordinary  business establishment.
Love is no respecter of events. He
is as apt to come in a railroad wreck
as in a rose garden.
Some of the moBt pathetic stories
of life are never told. Those who
suffer most, usually endure in silence.
The Ktrongcit wind that ever Wcw can't
rip away a roof covered  with aeli-lockinff
Rnin can't -get through it in 85 year*
feuarant-fted in writing for that long���ifood
for a century, really)--fire can't bother ���uch
a r-mit---.pr.nif' a-?aimt all the elements���the
chuapeit GOOD roof there is.
I Write us and we'll show you why It
costs least to root right.   Just address
The PEDLAR People ��_Si.
Osruxri. Montr-Mi OU_��_ Toronto Loudon Wlonlpef
Popular'Belief   In   Fascination   Has
No  Foundation   In  Fact.
It is a popular belief that serpents
have the power of capturing their
prey by casting a mysterious spell
over the victims. Even scientists
have seriously considered this supposed mesmeric power over birds.
Cuvier ascribed it to narcotic effluvia,
Audubon to the self-sacrificing audacity of nest birds, Bonpland to
the "instincts of curiosity and maternal devotion." Eussel Wallace to
"optic influences akin to hypnotism." The latter theory is the most
generally accepted, and in the rural
districts, both of Europe and North
America, bird charming snakes are
classed with such indisputable phenomena es fish deluding anglers. Contemporaries of more than average intelligence will describe the glaring
eyes of a rattlesnake that paralyzed
a youngster on his way to school
and maintain that they saw it charm
down a squirrel' from the top of a
walnut tree.
An opportunity was afforded me
last summer of disproving the snake
charm theory, writps Thomas C. Hut-
ton, in The Scientific American. The
pharmacist of a medical college had
procured a number of live serpents
for experiment* with ,vrif^ antidotes, and during the sumTJer vaca-
oitn boarded his pets in a suburb
of Bennington, Vt. They arrived in
a moderate sized dry goods box, and
with the owner's permission my
neighbor transferred them to a roomy
outhouse with a close fitting door and
a wire screen front. Through a glass
window their movements could be
watched in spite of two bundles of
straw and other aids to comfort.
Cold weather lethargized them, but
on warm afternoons four or five of
ten rattlesnakes and six moccasins
were generally in motion.
Were they trying to get out? Their
conduct rather suggested a sanitary
penchant for moderate exercise and
sun baths. And there seemed no
doubt that they hnd a memory for
meal times. General revivals repeatedly preceded ihe gong by a minute
or two. The owner's signboard, "Dinner at 3 p. m��� attracted rather a surplus of sightseers; and when it be
came known that our experiments
promised to solve a problem of ages,
catering, too, became superfluous;
volunteer gifts of rats and blackbirds
arrived in excess of our needs. Before the summer was over our visitors had settled the 6iiake charm
controversy. Twenty-eight out of
thirty intelligent witnesses agreed
thnt there is no hypnotism about it.
Our first doubts were aroused by
the complacency of birds and small
mammals and their absolute indifference to the presence of their formidable fellow-captives. Within two
feet of a coiled rattler a blackbird
would alight on the rim of the drinking trough and adjust the defects of
its toilet, Bplashing water in the very
face of the reptile that watched him
with piercing eyes. Then, after re-
pea'ed sips, he would condescend to
notice the crawler that had uncoiled
by that time, and would finally hop
aside just far enough to avoid a dispute about bathing privileges, but
still within easy reach.
Nor had the restlessness of rats
anything to do with the dread of immediate danger. They were trying to
gnaw out, but in the intervals, of
sueh efforts were apt to run straight
into the pile of straw that formed
tlie favorite rendezvous of the Ber-
pents. The snakes, indeed, were in
no hurry to abuse that confidence.
When they did get ready they scorned hypnotic artifices. A gradual elevation of the head, a noiseless approach with a short halt in reach
of the bird that was picking crumbs
in his feeding corner, then a slow
contraction of coils, a snaplike dart
and a leisurely retreat, as from a
task accomplished. The bird had
taken wing, thoroughly alarmed now,
and fluttered about the wire screen
in the desperate hope of finding a
loophole of escape. In less than 30
seconds the poison began to take ef-.
feet. The bird clutched at the screen,
with his head hanging further and
further back, then relaxed his grip,
dangled by one foot for a while and
came flopping down on the floor. It
was not dead yet, but dazed, looking
this way and that and fluttering about
iu a strange aimless fashion, and
more than once right toward the destroyer, who at last began to manifest
an interest in its antics. Once or
twice the serpent, coiled near the
centre of the floor, seemed strongly
tempted to risk a conclusive spring,
but drew back again, fully aware,
perhaps, that a better chance would
be only a question of a moment.
The bird was still on the floor, staggering to and fro when a sideward
collapse marked the beginning of the
end. Its foe wntched it with lifted
head. The chance had come. No risk
oi a rough and tumble flight now:
the victim had ceased to flutter, and
the old rattler .quickly dragged it off
to the straw pile. A full hundred
experiments repeated this same sequence of manoeuvres in all essen
The poison fangs of a snake have
no proper roots, -but terminate in a
virus bag and are attached to the jaw
by means of .ligatures thnt make them
movable to the extent of erection and
retraction7, This arrangement makes
it difficult nnd rather superfluous for
the snake to secure his victim at the
lirst spring. The fangs are adapted
only for a snap bite, but their owner
can afford to bide his time. The
virus that has been known to over
power strong men in half un hour,
kthargizes birds and small mammals
id half a minute. Wherever strick-
"ii they nre apt to collnpse in sight,
if not in direct reach of their aBsail-
���iits, whose keen eyes detect the
slightest commotion in the neighboring weeds, but who would find it a
very long time between meals if they
had to rely on the hypnotic power of
those eyes.
In  Doubt.
"Bilkins tells me he is getting awfully tired of living alone."
"I would think he'd marry and
settle down "
"I was talking with him nbout ii
the other day, and he says he doesn't
know whether to get married or buy
a phonograph."
Pointed  Paragraphs.
How little trouble and quarreling
there would be if your enemy were
only  broad-minded like yourself!
Nothing impresses a man more when
he looks back into the past than for
silliness of the things he once cared
The trouble with fools���and we are
quite numerous���is that we refuse to
learn valuable lessons that are as
plain as the nose on a man's face.
When a man is good he travels in
a rut, but he never knows how comfortable the mt was and how free
from jolts until he has climbed out
side.- Atchison Globe.
He  Is Stirring Up  London With Religious Gunpowder
Rev. R. J. Campbell recently
preached another remarkable sermon
in the City Temple, London, in which
he declared that Christ was a Socialist and John the Baptist a revolutionist, who if he had been alive
to-day would be addressing crowds
in Hyde Park.
"John the Baptist preached a social revolution," he said, "and before long his violence led to his imprisonment and execution. There was
no suspicion of other-worldirm about
his message from first to lasv
"John the Baptist was exactly the
kind of man who would have led the
attack on the Bastile in the eighteenth century, or would be address
ing a Hyde Park unemployed demonstration at present. He addressed the
same kind of people, and had the
same  kind  of remedy.
"Jesus' belief did not differ much
from those of His times, beyond the
fact that they were simple and clear
where others were involved and turgid. To Him Heaven waa just above
the sky, nnd Hades just below the
surface of the earth.
"He saw that the rich and the
strong had all their own way to a
degree which would be inconceivable
even in a civilization like ours today, imperfect as it is. What made
Him most angry were the doings of
the hypocritical religious leaders of
His own race. He saw that the ideal
world is impossible so long as men
are arrogant, domineering, cruel, or
jealous of one nnother."
Mr. Campbell said that Jesus wanted a social order from which the
very incentives to getting wealth
were done awny with. If all the
wealthy men In that congregation
were to gi home from that service
and sell all they had and give it to
the poor, they would do far more harm
than g'lod, and make confusion worse
confounded. But Jesus was perfectly right, believing as He did in the
near coming ol the Kingdom of God.
"It is no use saying that Jesus was
not alive to the socinl wrongs of Hi.
age. for He wns. This it wns thnt
brought Him to His death. This was
why He was feared and tinted, and
why the respectable classes in the
land repudiated Him with ignominy
"He never pandered to the rabble
but with His Whole soul He loathen
the self-complacencj of the go-to-
meeting religionists, who were con
tent to be or, the side of privilege
without lifting a finger, and yet talk
ed of righteousness. It is thnt kind
of thing which hns been the curse
of religion all  the  centuries."
Free From Artificial Coloring, Dust,    Dirt  and    All   Foreign  Substances.
Instinct   Not   Faultless.
M*>ny ptso--".- -*tii| hnliev*-* the* thi
instinct of animals preserves them
irom certain accidents, and th t tliev
never eat anything that is injuriou*-
t i them. But it hns been long known
that in this regard animals are no
better off than men and women. A
chicken does not hesitate to drink
ppint; a cow partakes of water in
which bags containing nitrate of sodn
have been washed; ducks strangle and
choke in swallowing snails.
Herr Giraus, a veterinary at Pots
dam, now notes a fact that merit,
the attention of poultry farmers. He
hns observed numerous enses of pois
nning in ducks following their feed
ing on caterpillars, especially thosi
of the cabbage moth. These caterpillars have been given to the fowlf
in mass, or are found on the cabbage
leaves furnished them for food.
After from six to 20 hours, accord
ing to the.number of caterpillars eaten, poisoning manifests itself by loss
of appetite, gieat weakness, tottering
steps, accompanied sometimes bj
symptomatic movements, finally by
difficulty of breathing and often
death, after an ngony of variable dur
ation, during wliich the beak and
claws are pale. The lesions disclos*
el by an autopsy consist chiefly in
an inflammation of the digestive passages. The disease is not always
Forest   Protection
Protection of forests already existing is the first step in forestry. Fire
is by *far the most serious enemy ot
the forest; damages from insects and
fungi usually occupy an entirely secondary place. In the valley of the
Ottawa River, it has often been said,
ten times as much timber has been
destroyed by fire as has been taken
out by  the  lumbermen.
In respect to the protection of her
forests from fire, Canada has taken
the lead on the American continents.
For 22 years past���i. e., since
1886���Ontario has had a system of
protection of her forests; and the
Dominion administration and almost
all the provincial governments have
followed her lead.
All the Canadian systems of fire
protection effect this object by means
of fire rangers who patrol nn assigned district. When a fire is discovered in its first stages, they put it out;
if the fire is beyond their power to
control, they are given power to cull
in���even to compel���help.
The fire protection system on Dominion forest lands was inaugurated by
Mr. E. Stewart, then Superintendent
of Forestry, in 1901. At the beginning the number of men emploved was
smnll, but by 1904 hnd risen to forty,
and now nbout fifty men ere employed. This year, for the first time, inn-
���rers nre being employed along the
Athabasca nnd Lesser Slave Lake ;
there nre three in this region. The
���.renter number of the rangers are
emploved in tbe railway belt in British Columbia and along the eastern
slope of the Rocky Mountains; ir
these districts nbout half the totnl
number of rangers nre employed.
There are also rangers in tbe Edmonton distiict, the Prince Albert district, and on the following reserves:
Moose Mountains, Riding Mountains
Duck Mountains, Turtle Mountains
ind Sprucewoods.
The rangers nre under the supervision of the Crown Timber Aeent
Forest Rnnger. or some other officio!
designated for the purpose. Not onlv
do thev keep watch for fires, but
thev also post fire notices and generally try to impress on the people
the danger to the forests from fires
and the need of care in setting fires;
this educational feature is not the
least valuable part of their work. On
private timber limits half the expense
of fire ranging is borne by the limit
owners and half bv the Dominion
TOvernment; on lands not under license the Dominion government pays
the whole expense.
The value of such a system of fire
protection is impossible to estimate
Tt is the "ounce of prevention" and
be putting out of a small fire mnv
���nean the saving of many thousands
of dollars.
Testimony ns to the efficiency of
this system hns, however, been given
bv mnnv lumbermen, both on provincial and Dominion lands.
Hint Fo** Pipe Smokers.
At a recent exhibition in London
there was a novel contest���a pipe
smoking "slow race." The principle
seems to have beeu the survival of the
slowest, and the prize was a grand
piano. A hundred and fifty smokers
took part in the contest, the rule
being that * the one who could keep
his pipe, loaded with an eigth of an
-vince of tobacco, lighted the longest
should get the piano. Every kind
and condition of pipe was represented,
but an old, well-seasoned briar, in
the mouth of a sturdy painter, won
the piano for its owner. The winner
had made his eighth of an ounce ol
tobacco last just two hours. "Put
my success down," he said, "to filling
my pipe carefully and pressing the
tobacco down with a pencil."
Soldier and Duk*!.
The Duke of Connaught was
the subject of an amusing contretemps during his recent visit to
India. He hnd gone for a walk early
one morning, and Bpoke to on old
Boldier, who wore a ribbon of the
mutiny, among other medals. "You
are in the army yourself?" asked the
old man, to which the Duke replied,
"Yes." "And are you getting on all
right?" "Pretty fair; but not so well
as I should like." said the duke, appreciating the humor of the situation.
'No, and you never will," was the unexpected retort of the veteran. "You
want a durn lot o' influence behind
you before you make any i(how in the
army. You take my tip, matey, ond
chuck it!"
Balaclava Survivor.
Lord Tredegar, who has recently
entered on his seventy-eighth year,
is one of the most notable survivors of Balaclava. As a young
officer he rode with the famous Light
Brigade, being then a lieutenant in
the 17th Lancers. On hiB return from
the historic charge, he found himself
in command, all his senior officers
having been killed. Coming home unscathed, he went into Parliament,
and until he succeeded his father
ithe first bnron) snt for Brecknock.
In more recent times, Lord Tredegar
has done much to encourage agriculture   in   the   district   of   Newport.
Caught tha Fever.
"He wns knocked down by a motor
ear, yon know. Got K.500 damages
from the fellow."
"The Idea! I wonder whnt he'll do
with the money'/"
"Oh, he's -spent It. Bought the fellow's cur with It."���Philadelphia Press.
Knew  Him.
"Galboy's new stenographer Is a fine
one, but she'll never do for hlm."
"Why, Isn't she quick enough?"
"Tee, but her hair Is black and his
Wife's Is yellow."*-Jutla��
. Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured In 30 minutes
by Wo If orel's Sanitary  Lotion.
Didn't  Agree  With   Him
A Carolina man was recently inspecting a farm owned by him and
operated by an old friend who had
pressed into service every member of
hie family, including his aged father.
"The old man must be getting along
in years," said the owner.
"Yes, Dad's nigh on to ninety,"
was the reply.
"Is his health good?"
"Well, no. The old man ain't been
hisself  for some time  back."
"What seems to be the matter?"
"I dunno, sir. I guess farming don't
agree with him no more."���Success
Minard's    Liniment    Cures    Diphtheria.
"Do you expect people to believe tbe
reason you give for advancing prices?"
"That Isn't the question," rejoined
Mr. Dustin Stux. "They ought to appreciate my courtesy in condescending
to give uny reason ut all."���Washington Star.
Citation, -':0aV.. is the champion pacing mare of the season.
Sporting men have fig mod out that
race truck hettors spend $300,00U,ut)(i
��� year In this country.
.liiu JelTiles lias set the sporting element or Los Angeles talking by blossoming out with an automobile.
Christie Strang, a nephew of Walter
Christie, lowered tbe world's mile automobile record for a circular track recently by covering tbe distance In
51 3-5 seronds.
Delos Drake of Findlay, O., who bas
been playing In the field with tbe
Mansfield team or the O. and P. league
the past season, has been drafted by
the Detroit Tigers for 1908.
The next new thoroughbred point is
Omaha, Neb. A company has been
organized and $235,000 subscribed to
the Nebraska Jockey club. There will
be twenty dayr*" racing In 1908.
Tbe Harvard swimming team has
sustained a heavy loss In the departure
of Paul Withlngton, Its captain, who
will not be In college this year. With-
Ington was taken with a slight attack
of typhoid fever last summer and has
returned to bis home In Honolulu.
One point among others In which
the American football game shows up
better than Rugby Is the variety or
tactics. Besides tbe changes that have
come In there still remain ground
gaining by carrying the ball, end rushing, rushing back of kicks and boring
through the line. They are all plays
(hat call for nerve, speed and skill.
It is a poor entertainer who cannot make a friend enjoy bis jokes
during a fine dinner for which the entertainer is paying.
Picture of 46 wild animals in colors,
gun and trap catalogue, price list of
raw furs, hides and skins, sent post
paid for 4c in stamps. N. W. Hide &
Fur  Co.,   Minneapolis,   Minn.
Kendall's Spavin Core ��_.i
1 i. ,-.
Here li just one cue
out of thousand*).���
Uakiota, Man.,
March it, 'of.
"This is to testify to
the value of Kendall's
Spavin Cure as ��
Spavin Remedy and
Liniment for general
use. I used it for
Spavins on a colt two
years ago, and found it a complete cure.'*
Wm. Juergens.
Save your horse with' Kendall's���the
sure cure for all Bony Growths, Swellings
aud lameness.  $i a bottle���<> for Is. Our
?reat book���"Treatise on the Home"���
tee from dealers or ao
Ir. I. J. Kindill CaM Embari Fills, Vtnmrt, U.S.A.
can have on application to us a sample (free of charge) of our IMPROVED
horse nails, sufficient to Bhoe a horse.
They are made by the old reliable hot-
forged process from Swedish Special
Steel rods. They will be found to drive
easiest, and wear best. No better
horse nails are made in the world.
State size preferred, and name of dealer through whom you usually pur-
each garment
is made to fit a
individual type
After it is finished and
goes to the laundry for
its final washing, each
garment is tested on
models ranging from 22
to 50 inch bust measurement. Thus the size is
determined accurately.
And the size as marked
is exact, and stays so,
because Stanfield's Underwear can't shrink nor
Your dealer will likely have sll
lizci and weights. If not, he can
get them for you. *.j_
Byrle " Special" $15.00
OUR SPECIAL Ladies Watch al
J 15.00 it a very accurate time
piece, and contains e. fine Ryrie Bros. 15
Jewelled movement, carrying our fullest
THE   CASE is a 14k gold filled,
guaranteed for 25 years.
THIS WATCH can be supplied in
a man's size, open faced, screw
front and back, at the same price.
Ryrie Bros.,
134-138 Yonsie St.
W.    N.    U.    No.   667. .THE   SLOCAN   MIXING  REVIEW.   NEW   DENVER.   B. C.
Bank of cMontreal,
CAFIT1L ALL PAID UP, 81-t.400.000.
HIST. 811,000,000
UND1VID2D PROFITS, 9432,e<��.98
President���Loan 6t��athco��a ikd Mopwt Both*.
Vice-President���Qos. Gioaoi A. Dbuxmoxd.
General Manager���E. 6. ClocITOjt.
Branches lo AU The Principal Cltlo* la Canada
A General Banking Business Transacted.
Winter Wear For
Thc Children.
No  need  for parents in any  part of
the Bloean to send east for their
Children's near,
: NEW DENVER BUNCO, - __���_. FISHER, Manager.
And at prices that will suit you.
If yon live in New Denver, call and
inspect my stork. If you live at Bloean,
Bilrerton, Rosebery, Nakusp, Three
Forks or Sandon, drop me a line, ive
can certainly do business t -gether.
For the Cough that Keeps You Awake Nights and
Bothers You All Day as Well
fclocan flDinlna Review
,, Palma Angrignon
General Freighting
and Transfer.
Snbicr'ptlon $3.00 per annum, itrloUf   NCW  DenV*��I\   B.C.
In advance.   No pay, no paper.        	
Aiivw.tisiko I-Utsi:
lTotlces to Delinquent Owners -11!.00
���'     for Crown Grants    -   -    7.60
" " Purchase of Land - 7.60 Don't be afraid to tend your wants to
��� " License to Cut Timber 6.00 us. Onr slock is up-to-date and complete In every particular.
Lailies', Gent's and Children's staple
ami Inn- Shoe..
Dunolng  pumps,   all   the  very latest
Btyles in patent and kid.
Ladies' and Gent'- Furnishings, Huts,
Caps, Ties, gent's and boys' Clothing,
Hosiery ami Gloves, Watches, Clock**.
Chains, English Irriur Pipes, Pouches,
Groceries, Fresh E**_s, Butter, Tolaoo
of every inaniifiioiure. Trunks, Suit
Cases, Telescope cases, Envelopes, Writing I'mla of all kinds, wool and cotton
Blankets, Pillows, Sheetings, etc.
AU locals will be charged for at the rate
of 16o. per line each issue.
Transient rates made known on application.   No room for Quacks.
Addreil all Communications and make
Cheques payable to
Editor and Publisher.
Make yourself familiar with the
above rates and Save Trouble.
New Denver
Meat Market
Always a good supply of
home-fed Beef, Mutton
and  Pork ou hand.
Poultry, Game and
Fish iu season,
j Bo veil's Syrup. |
11      It is a simple,   harmless   remedy,   and has  been used
;;;; very successfully here for years.
1 mm m m
:;:: new Denver, b.c.
an Land District���District of �������__.,
���-J^-SM      Professional Car&e
Situate at New Denver, B.C., the most beautiful place in
British Columbia, this modern and picturesque Hotel offers to
Tourists and the traveling public all tho attractions and
creature comforts that heart of man desires. Facing tha
glorious Slocan Lake, where boating and angling may be indulged in all the year round, an uninterrupted view of tht
famous Glacier and snow clad peaks may bo witnessed at all
times from tho veranda. Roomu, single or cn suite, reserved
J    by wire.   Gasoline launch at disposal of Tourists.    Apply to
Virgin** "mineral claim, situate ln the
Arrow Lakes Mining Diviiion of Weet
Kootenay District. Whore locatod :
On Kooakannx creek about 8 miles
trim Ita mouth.
Take notico that I, Samuel Walker,
of Burton City, Free Miner's Certilicate
Ho. B.96286, intend sixty days from
the date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purport of obtainiug a
Crown Gant of the above claim.
And furl her take notice  that action
under section 87,  must bo  commenced
beforo lhe issuance  of such  Certificate
of Improvement*.
Dated thiB 25th day of Nov. A.D. 1007
Slocan Land Dislrict���Dislrict of
Take notice that Sidney Yates Brock-
wan, ef New Denver, accountant, intends to apply for permission lo purchase the following described land.
Commencing at a pott planted at the
N.E. corner of lot 810f, thence eait 80
chains; thenoo south 4) c'lain i
welt 80 chains; tlience north 40 chains
to point of commencement aud contain-
tig 329 acre, m ire or    a.
Sept. 24lii 1007
Diatrict of  West Kootenay.
Take   notice   that   Andrew   Wallace,
acting as agent  for thu Silverton  Lumber and Power Company, of  Silveiton
B.C., Contractor,   in tends'to apply for
permission   to  purchase  tho   billowing
described Und :   Commencing at a post
planted on the enst shore ol Slocnn lake
about one mile south of Rosebery,  and
marked   A.   W.'s    south-west   corner,
thenceeast [about one chain to tho right
of way of the Nakusp and Slocan railway
theme north  20 chains,  along the railway lo Ihe  shore  of  the  lnke,  thence
southerly along the lake shore to point
o( commencement, containing five acres
more or less,
November 12th, 1007.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Tnke notice that Clare Lilian Drewry,
of Nelso^MB.C. intends to apply for
permiseiorpR) purchase the following
described land.: Commencing at a
poet planted at the S.W. cornerof lot
8862, thenco south 20 chains, tbence
���aa*. 40 ehains, thence north 20 chaint
thence west 20 chains, containing 80
Nov. S8.b, 1907.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay
Take noiico that Henry Allen McMillan, of Nelson B.C., occupation rancher,
intends to apply for permission to parentis tho following described lands.
Commencing at a post on tht S.W.
corner of lot lot 7308, thence north 40
chains, thonce west 20 chains, thenca
south.40 chains, thence tast 50 chains,
to point of commencement, containing
80 acres.
Nov. 28th, 1907,
Shelf   and   Heavy   Hardware,   Mint
Smelter and Mill Supplies.
^\*.   O.  Ostby
Correspondence Invited
Madonna Block   :    New Denver, B.C.
P. O. Box 87.
9^ ___<_>2
j J. B. SMITH i
;;    General Merchant   ���   New Denver
Is offering goo! values ln Men's underwear, in Pen-Angle,
Big Horn, Pope and other well-known brands, also shirts of
various kinds, i.onio specialities lor miners and men in logging camps, gloves, mitts, socks in large variety, Collar*, ties,
sweaters, overalls, blankets and cuin'ortors.
Call ind inspect our Block ; it will be appieclated,
************** aI*;
Hermann Clever
Jwaller  and
Late with J. O. Patenaude. Nelson.
Slocan Land District���District of
West  Kooncnay.
Take notice that A. Owens, of New
Denver,   mill operator,   intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:���   Commencing
at a peat planted on the west shore of
Slocan Lake about one  half mile in  a
southerly direction from  Mill  creek;
commencing at a post  marked A. O. 'a
S.E. corner post, thence 20 chains west
thence 40 chains north, thence 20 chains
east,  thence 40 chains  south to place
of commencement, containing 80 acres
more or less.
Dated at New Denver, Oct. 31stl 907.
Groceries S
My stock of CANNED GOODS
is always Fresh, and -very customer receives honest value for
money spent.
Have you seen mv line of La*'iet Blouses
and  the assortment of fancy goods
lam now displaying 7
Pay nie a visit.
Mrs*   Matheson,
Zhc Slocan f>otel
tlbree Joxlw,
Headquarters for Miulug Men
when visiting this famous Silver-
Lead Mining Camp. Every
comfort for the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar aud Excellent Pool Table.
Huf_.h Niven, Proprietor
Repair! to Brooches, Pins, etc. in Gold
or Lead Solder.   .
All work guaranteed.      Special attention to mail orders.
Kootenay Hotel
Sandon, B.C.
���       ���__���_���     | 1������������******���������t*sl^���.���1
For those  who' could    not get
away during the busy holiday
season, wo reccomend
This far-famed sanitarium with
it3 sulphur springs and accomodation is JUST THE PLACE to
build up and get a fresh start.
Thia company operat.es  through
standard sleeping  cars, dining
cars, and First Class Tourist
For rates, Reservations or any
information desired, call on, or
E. J. Coyli, A.G.P.A.
John Mot, D.P.A., Nelson.
r- Lowe de -HEeill
Capitalization f 20,000
New Denver
h irst-class Rooms; First-class Meals ; First-class Bar; Special
attention to Tourists; Luxury and comfort when visiting this
favorite summer resort absolutely guaranteed. Guides furnished for Hunting and Mountain Climbing Parties. Gasoline
launch in connection. Incomparable Scenery and Climate.
Facing lake and glacier this hotel offers all that is required
to make your visit a memorablo one.     Write or wire to���
A. Jacobson. Prop., New Denver, B.C.
Fresh Milk delivered
part of the town.
to any
Outside points supp e     regularly,
H. S. NELSON   -    -   Proprietor.
Stout        ]
Put up In Pint Bottles for Family aud Hotel Trade. I
Wc guarantee its Strength and Purity, I
mads av Tita
Ladies' Dress 10c
Silk Blouse or Ball
Gown  60c
Towels, hsnderchiefs, petticoats, socks, etc 50c doz.
Working men waahing 10c pee.
Collars 3c. Shirts 16c.
Special attention to shipping orders.
Warm Cosy Rooms.       Restaurant  io
connection.   Excellent Pool Table.
Bar well Stocked.
Should your business or pleasure take
you to Sandon at any time, call at
the   Kootenay  and let Ed. or
George mix you the famous
Sandon Cocktail er your
own favorite lotion.
No frost here. Two shifts always.
Slocan'Land   District���District of
West Kooltnay.
local Salesman Wanted for
New Denver
Aad Adjoining District to reprtitnt
Takt notice that|Htnri Robt. Jorand,
of Slocan, barrister, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following
described land.   Commencing at a post ���        ,  ,    ���~ .  V.   r      ,"
*S^^ffi��K &�� Canada s Greatest Nurseries
east 20 chains; tlience north 40 chains;
thenco wont so chains to point of; commencement and containing bU. acres
more or less.
November 10, 1907.
Slocan Land Distiict���District of
West  Knoleuay.
Take notice that Charles ClarVton
Rhodes, ol Nelson, B.C., book keeper,
inuint. lo apply lor permission to purchase tlie following dese ibed land:
Commencing at a post planted ou the
east boundary of lot 8811, ut a point 40
chains south of tlie noith-rast comer
of said lot, thence south 60 chains;
thenco eaul 20 chains j ihence north hi)
chaina, thence west 20 chaint to point
of commencement, and containing 1*90
acres, more or lum.
November 19, H'07. 10-25
Slocan Land District���District of
Weil Kootonay.
Take notico  Ihat tr.e Onlsrio-Slncan
Lumber  Co.,  Ltd.,   of   Hloc-wi,    B.C.,
Lumbermen, intend to apply f >r a special timber license orer  tht   following
descrilitil   lands:    Commencing   at a
post planted direelly  OppoiltO   the   17
mils Doafd ol the N. A 8. Railway and
on the south sido of Bonanza creek  and
marked "Oiitarlo-Sloc'D  Lumber Cn.,
Ltd.,  N,E.   coiner,"  thenc*  south   40
chain?, thence west 180 clians,   then o
north 40 chains,  llienco fast 180 chains,
to point of coiiimr-ncuinniit and c inclining ti-lO acres moro or less and covering
the same ground  fo'inerly   covered  hy
Timber license No. 1091..
DeC-imber 4th. 1007.
Por D. St. Deni-i, Agent.
Trees of right site and tgt for British
Columbia planting. Grown on limestone soil; hardier ajvl longerlivtd than
coalt trttt.
A permanent situation, Territory reserved ; Pay   weekly | Put outfit.
Writt for particulars.
Stone & Wellington
(Llctnted by 11.0. Governmtnt.)
TORONTO       -      - ���      ONT.
>r Watch for spring and lummtr ��� ���'
��. . ���
samples   about   Februarv ..
*. i j
*                    l��t, from
|j Tlie Crown Tailoring!
j |   Co., Toronto, Ont.   |
J.        Every suit guaranteed.
��',       Bond 3'our order early to
%�� Hotel
Slocan (tit?,  �� B.tl.
Headquarters and home
of the old-timers, mining
and commercial men, ranchers, lumberjacks, prospectors, aud every one who
wishes a square deal,
Wliich you will surely
get   at
f. E. <3rfffitb
Tlie Jew Denver (|ik Co.
Manufacturers of Pine Lumber, Shiplap, aad
Finishing Fir and Tamarac, Dimension, Etc."
Mill on Slocan Lake a. owens, Man.g.r      P.O. Box 20.
New Denver
Fanoy Layer Cakes
MADE rO   l.i <
From 50cts Up
BOX 44
*-= Special =
25cts Tor Djz.
Funerals eo_.___te_. on short
notice ��t tor point lu the dig.
trlct.   Hhdls alnaye ln stock.
rt) HDcXean, i5_f7v��n
Slocan_Lan    Dis'rict���District of
Weet Kootonay.
Take not:ce'that I, Mnrion   Mclnnes,
Angus Mclnnes, a^ent; of New Deevor,
spinster, intend to apply for  perniiision
to  purchase    the   following    described
land:     Comnioncing at a  post  planted
at the north-west  corner   of   lot 2,50(1
G.I., Kootenay district, thence ivOHt 30
chain*, thonce south   30 chain*,   thonce
eaat 20 chains,  thence norlh  20  chains
ti tho plucj ut coinmencement containing 40 acres mora or less.
Dated Nevemhor SUrl, 1907.
A. Mclnnes, Agent,
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that Roy Black, of New
Denver, miner, intend* t<i apply for per-
mlxion to purchase the following described land. Commencing at a pnst
planted un the shoio of Hlocnn lake on*
mile north ol Mew Denver at iho wost
boundary <>f tho Molly Ilughoa group of
mineral claim-; thenco northerly 20
chains, thence west 40 chains, thence
south 20 chains, thence, east along the
shore of .Slocan lake to point of commencement anil containing40 acres more
or less.
December 16, 1007
*^-inch to i}�� i"ch, also ^-iuch
Galvanized Pipe.
J6,  }{,  and    )_ Brass Pipe *tnd
Fittings for Launches.
Rubber Packing Always Kept.
Pipe cut to any length.
Sinks, Lead traps, etc., etc.
Denver Waterworks
Company, Ltd.
- Manager.
m. a  a li JlAAAAil lilll A A A __��� A _fc #
New Denver Lodge No. 22
PC. of F-3.
Meets in Pythian Oaslle
Hall, Clever Block, every
MONDAY evening at
8 o'clock.
Hotel Rosebery
TRo.3el.en., s.i
Well furnished looms.
First-class   Cuisine.
Slocan Land  District��� District cf
West Kootansy,
Take notice that Martha Inn Smith
of New Denver, B.C., married woman,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
Commenclrg at a poit planted ou the
north boundary of timber lease 436,
near the Nakusp and Slocan Ry., Martha Ar.n Smith S.K. corner planted on
the norlh boundary of timber lea.e 435
and at Ihe south west corner cf limber
limit which wi*.b numbered 8678, thence
nortli (50 clrainn, thtnee weal 10 "chaina
mors or   hss to   Ihe   Bust   boundary  of
Berth* Wragge application to purchase
Ihence south fiO chains to Ih* north
boundary of timber lease *13o, tbance
East 10 chain* more or leas loihe plnco
of commencement ai.d containing 60
acre, more or less.
DooeintorCth,   907,
J. B. Smith, agent.
Slocan Land District���District of
West   Kootenny.
Take notice that I, Andrew Jacobson,
agent for J. E. Brouse, of New Denvtr,
physician, intends to apply for  permission to purchase thn following described
land:   Commencing  at  a  post   where
lot   869G   internets with   lot  436 and
marked    J.K.B.'s    N.K.    corner  post
thence south 16 chains,  thence east 40
chains, ihence south 20 chains,  thenc*
wr-Bt 80 chains thence  north  25 chains
more or less lo the boundary of lot 86P6
G.I., thence cs*t 80 chain,  more or less
to ih** corner of lot 8006,   thenco north
10 chains, thrnre eabl 10 chains to tho
point of commencement, containing 200
acres more or less.   The land is situate
about % of a milo from tho head of Slocan lake
Dated N ivember 32nd, 1907.
J. 80. Andrew Jacob**!, Agent,
"CompanlM Act. 1897."
Canada, )
Province of British Columbia. )
No 430.
This is to certify that "The Wenlinont
Silrer Mining Company Limited" le
authorised and liconsed to carry ou
biisiiis.s within the province of Brltiih
Columbia, ami to earry out or effect
all or any of tlie object, of the Company
to which the legislative authority of the
Legislature ol Hritlsh Columbia extends.
Tho head office of the Company is
situate at the City of Toronto, Province
ol Ontario.
Tha amount of th* cupital ol th<* company ls sixty thousand dollars, divided
into sixty thousand lharea of on* dollar
The hearl office ol lha rainpany In
this province is situate st Ploc-m City,
and U.K. Jorand, Barrlrter ��' law,
whose address is *-Hoc��n City aforesaid,
ia the attorney for tho Company.
Givon under my hand and seal of office at Victoria, province of British
Columbia, thl_ twenty-third day of D*-
cember, one thousand nine hundred and
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies'
Th* objects  for which th;_   company
has boon established and licensed are:���
(a.)    To acquire, own, lease, prospector,    open,     explore,    develop,    work,
improve,       maintain,      and     manage
mines   nnd   mineral  Innds  and  di posits, and to   dig for,   raise, crush,  wash,
smelt, as my,   analyse, reduce,   amulga-
mate, pipe, convey, and otherwise treat
ores, metals  or  minerals whether belonging let the company or not,  aud  to
render tho snme merchantable, and to
���ell oi* othsi wis** dispose of the  came or
any part thereof or Interest therein, and
lb.j    To take,   acquire   and  hold  as
consideration for orp",   metals or  min-
0rala sold or otherwise disposed of, or
|0r goods supplied or for work done  by
mract  or otherwise,  shares,   debt****
res or other lecurillea  of  ur in  any
liar company  having   objects  similar
wholo or in part to those of the coin-
any  heroby  incorporated and  tn e.ll
0,'id otherwise dispoeo of the eauie.
Slocan Land Distiict���District of
West   Kootenay.
Take notice that James McVicar, *
Bloean Ci'y,  miner,   utends to   apply
for permi.aion to purchase th* following
describe.!   lands;    Commencing  at *
post planted 400 feet from N.E.  corner
of lot 863, 11. D. Curtis owner, claiming
9 ch.iins.eait,  thence 80 ohains  south
thence 4 chains nest,   thenco 30  chain!
nortli io point of comtnencineut.
James McVicar, agent,
John Wafsr, locator,'
December 7, 1007.
JCasio Lind Dintrlct���District of
W*��t Ko.d*B��r.
Tek- nolict) that George Henderson,
of Slocan, B.C., rancher, lnt*udl to,apply for a specinl timber license ever
the fj'lowing described lands: Commencing at a post planted on Goat
c-eek about 2 miles e*_.(n,-]*r from thi
N.E. corner of Lot 7161, thonce eaat 120
chaina, Ihence r*outh .SO chaina, thenc*
weet 40 cliains thence north 40 ohains,
tkeuce west 80 chaina, thenc* north 40
chains to the point ef commencement,
and containing 640   acrea mors or   less
November 19, 1907.
A meeting of  the stock holders of the
Star Mininj and Milling Co., Ltd., Lty.,
wiU lie held at the office of the Company
st Sandon, B.C.,  on   the third day of
February, 1908, at 10 o'clock, a.m. for
the purpose of electingn hoard of Directors for the enauing year and transacting olhsr business.
Sandon. B.C.,
December 30, 1907.


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