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Devoted   to   Advertising   the
Mineral Resources and Large
Fruit   growing   Area  in   the
fertile Slocan Valley.
Mining Review.
Printed in New Denver, the
Beauty Spot of the Continent
and the Hub of the richest
Silver-Lead District on Earth.
No.   13   Vol. 2.
NEW DENVER, British Columbia, Thursday, Nov. 21, 1907.
Single Copies 5c.
Grand Concert and Ball To
Be Held Next Thursday
in Bosun Hall.
The New Denver lodge of the Knights
of Pythias, No. 22, are giving a first-
class concert on Thursday next at tho
Bosun hall when a full house is assured.
The talent appearing is exceptionally
good, tbo full program being as under.
A grand ball will follow the entertainment, the muiic being supplied by McMillan's orchestra. Refreshments will
also be served in the interval.
Opening chorus,  " Click Clack, " Now
Denver Choral Society.
Recitation,  "Tne Clown's   Romance,"
H. Lowe.
Solo,  " In the  Golden  Autumn Time
My Sweet Elaine,"Mrs. H. Aylwin.
Farce.  " A   Red Hot Massage," New
York Comedy Co.
Piano Solo, Selected, Mrs. T. Rankine,
Solo, " Down in the Deep," A. StClair
Character Sketch, Selected, J. Iloldcn.
Solo,  '��� Down East Among the  Shady
Maple Trees," H. Lowe.
Fare,  "An Op"n Air Rehearsal," The
Unknown Troupe.
Banjo Solo,  Selected, J. Ilolilen.
Sulo, "I'm done with ragtime," Hungry
Highland Fling Dance, J. A. McDonald.
Quartette "The Bulldog," Messrs Rankine, Thornlinson, Kelly and Nelson.
"Two Sliiiigs tohei* biw."
"Anticipation and Realization."
Tho Editor invites correspondence, but
will not be responsible for the views
contained therein.]
Editor Review.
Dear sir,���I have read with very great
interest of the good work of the Town
Improvement Soticty. and I have also
attended the meetings, therefore as
thev nre doing gooiH think they should
next pay their attention to the unsanitary stale of a ccrlain alleyway. I
di n't have to say what one, because If
tbey bunt they will detict it by the
odor, I call it a shame that people
are dirty and I think that thev should
be prosecuted and the Improvement
Society should run them out if they
don't be clean like men not beasts,
which is true.    Yours truly,
New Denver, Nov. 23, 1007.
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I Xocal ant> General. I
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���fr Picked up by Butting Iii Everywhere. T
We understand it iB highly probable
that John Taylor, who is now in Vancouver, will return to New Denver
shortly and open a shoe shop.
J. A. Montgomery, the Nelson candy
king, was here this week.
About 20 men were laid off at Whitewater Thursday.
Mrs. J. ,T. Fingland and children,
accompanied by her sister, Miss Jean
Andrews, came doivn from Sandon today to visit Mrs. Ransoms.
Hcsl Bennett, of the Reco Hotel.
Sandon, has taken nn interest in the
Ya-Ya, and during the winter will personally superintend mining operations.
Gomm and Bennett sounds good. Something should now drop.
The first dunce of the siason under the auspices of the newly formed
quadrille club wns held in the Bosun
Hall on Wednesday last, when about
twenty couples graced the floor. Tbe
music was supplied hy Mesdaincs
Sinipkins, McDonald and Byrnes, and
Mr. 0. Blatlebrok. Thcte dances will
be held ivery Wednesday evening and
tbe officers will tutor pupils in tcrpsi-
cborean grace.
There is a good showing nt the Molly
Hughes, a dry ore proposition just nut-
side the town limils. Two shifts are
at work unner the supervision of Hoy
This is the season of thc year when
the snow plough bits the skyline and
pounds Saiplonwards.
The Phoenix Pioneer is of the opinion
tbat the direct cause of the shut down
of the mines and smelters ef tbe Boundary is the low price of copper. In
spite of this there are many who think
that an adjustment of wages on a lower
scale all round is more like the real
Work will be continued all winter on
the Howard Fraction above Slocan City.
Capt. Reade, who has had charge of
the str. Slocan all summer, is leaving
witb his wife to take up residence for
tlie winter at Nelson.
All old timers will regret to learn of
the serious Illness of "Dad" Allen, who
is now staying with bis son "Bobby,"
at Slocan.
Capt. McLennan his returned from
the Big Bind, where he has been all
summer, and will take charge of the
Str. Slocan   or the winter.
J. T. Kelly the Three Forks merchant
prince, wa3 a visitor to Denver on
The Patrick Lumber Co. have a
large crew of men at work getting out
logs for their mill on the   iiltle  Slocan.
A meeting was held iu town Wednesday to arrange for the Cbristmus tree
.entertainment. Delegates from all the
churches were present, and everything
waB satisfactorily arranged.
Tho installation of tbe diamond drill
at the Arlington mine is being watched
with interest. Tlie surplus power Irom
the dynamo which operates the drill
will be utilized in providing electric
lights fur tbe mine and outbuildings.
Good reports are to band from the
Ottawa, and it is said that the recent
strike is improving with work.
Mis. Cal. Bruwn, Rosebery, ia visiting Mrs. Delaney.
Work on tho Eureka tram which is
under construction has been suspended
pending the arrival of some mechanical
Midnight mass will be celebrated
at lhe Catholic Church on Christmas
Eve at New Denver. This will be tbe
first midnight uiaBS iu the history of
the town.
Road Inspector A. Mclnnes went over
the Silverton road ibis week in Harry
Lowe's buggy. The road is in superb
condition ior vehicular and pedestrian
A car of Bleers arrived from Calgary
this week for II. Clever, of tbe New
Denver Meat Market.
Don't bo a piuheal, Full in line and
We are still waiting to see the goat
that young fellow of the bank staff
avers be shot last week. We bave
been led to believe a goat is "nearly,"���
that ie, " all butt," and we conclude
the fellow reported shot is of " all but"
ilk, for wc have been treated to an exciting adventure tlie details of which
are.complete, "all but " the delivery of
the goods. Now, our intrepid young
hunter waxed wroth upon reading our
remarks last week, and the same day
be hit the timber ostensibly to secure
that carcase and afterwards decorate
our office door with it, but such a sac-
lilege is not yet. Oh, the bard lot of a
hunter, When he got to a cabin "nearly"
at the spot where the "all but" fell, be
prepared to camp for the night, only to
be chagrined to witness hia candle go
out, and to discover the loss of nil his
matches���no, " all but " one, and with
lhe aid of this he tried to locate more,
but with the inevitable result. Thou
be found the water frozen up. Then a
porcupine walked In and barked at
him. Then a deer knocked at lhe door
and begged foi crackers. Then a chipmunk came out and threw rocks at
him. It was terrible, terrible! Exhausted be at last fell asleep, when be
dreamed he was in lhe London Zoo
taming lions, porcupines and goats, but
when he awoke another bitter experience awaited him. Tlie Irish terrier
which accompanied hlm bad during the
night become ravenously hungry and
devoured bis blankets.
Asked in town same day if he got the
goat, he Indignantly replied: " 1 want
you to understand there are three inches
of snow up there! "
Groat grief! Three Inohesl How did
our hero manage so well without snow*
shois ?
J. C. Bolander is stumping his land
near the Siding and greatly improving
it. J. C. will be the plum king ot the
Kootenay in a few years.
Arthur Hendrickson Btarled operation this week on the Neepewa. upon
which ne took a lease and bond last
week. ��� ���
Have you thought that Christmas is
only four weeks hence, and that you
are one of many who have not thought
of your Christmas pudding. Wbv go to
all the trouble of cleaning fruit, chop-
pine peel, grating bread etc., when by
leaviag your order with Herbert Cue,
New Donver Bakery, you can get one
that will suit you in size and price, al-
reaky cooked?   It will only need  heat-
A list of names of those promising
support to the proposed reading room is
awaiting your signature at Nelson's
KaBlo has followed Sa-ndon's example
in forming a social club. Now watch
tbem   start an   improvement   society.
Say, Mr. Knocker, if you are looking
for practise, we lecommend the hammer
and yourself to become bettev acquainted with nailB and sidewalk plank.-
It will be some time before our
mechanical department iB normal, but
when our printer arrives we hope to
speedily catch up with our work and be
freer to saw wood and hunt news. In
ing and eating on Christmas day. Place I the meantime we ask our clients and
your order early to avoid disappoint- readers to bear with us. B-e-a-r, not
ment, I *__ee-r, please.
Boost, and the town is with you;
knock and you knock alone.
H. D. Curtis, wife and family, left
Slocan Cilv on Wednesday for Vancouver, where they will reside all
Murder will out! The Nelson News
chronicled the fall of several inches of
snow in Ihat city this week. Thank
goodness ne are living in New Denver.
Pass us a fan, Mr. Bartender, please.
J. B. Smith has had a busy week
putting in.the. usual monthly supply of
provisions for the five section camps
on the N. A. S. Railway and for a lumber camp on the same road. He also
sent to ten mile the winter supply of
groceries and provisions for Mr. Hendrickson who is to operate the Neepawa
Slocan Slake fruit SLanbe
For Full Information write
Imperial Bank Block ..   NELSON, B.C.
Br^oes, BlaRemore & Cameron,
So Fertile
The Big 11 c:gar is the wonder of the
century.   On B.ile at tbe Newmarket.
Everybody in town reads the Reriew,
but that does'nt help us to buy
diamonds. Everybody should subscribe
and help the paper in a practical
Snow, beautiful snow, is reported to
have fallen in Nelson and other tourist
resorts the past week, but we want to
Eay right here that Slocan lake has not
been visited by snow yet���nor are we
expecting it for some time. Tourists
take notice: Sun bats and bonnets
still worn at the " Lucerne."
Jno. Corey came down from the
Queen Bess last Wednesday, where he
and Angus Camoron are working on
the ground tiny leased two months ago.
He speaks hopefully of quick ore
Thirty-five tons of high-grade silver-
lead ore is this week being brought
down from the Canadian group.
We have it on good authority that
Geo. Grier will surprise the audience at
the Concert next Thursday. George
has histrionic ability we little dreamt of.
See him in the " Red Hot Sausage," or
something that sounds like that, at the
Bosun Hall next Thursday.
Between 45 and 60 men are employed
at the Hewitt, aboye Silverton.
Harry Lowe was at Silverton Thursday, and left the same day for the
Noonday, upon which he is preparing a
report for eastern parties. The lead is
tbe famous Hewitt. He was accompanied by P. McGuire, one of the most
competent miners and prospectors in
the distiict.
See you at the K. of. P. Concert and
Ball next Thursday.
The Silverton Lumber and Power Co.
haB a large crew of men at work at the
logging camp on the other side of the
Wm.   Hunter,   M.P.P.,  and II. D.
Curtis left for Vancouver on Wednesday to attend the Conservative Convention to bo held in that city this week.
Mrs. It. Tipping was taken seriously
ill at Slocan last Monday, and Dr.
Brouse was summoned immediately.
The doctor also received an urgent message to go down again Wednesday, but
on arriving he found his patient out of
Later.���Mrs. Tipping is progressing
II. R. Jorand, the well-known Slocan
barrister, paid a flying visit Wednesday.
It will be several months before the
improvements to the Newmarket Hotel
are completed. In the spring this
famous landmark will be as snug as
i palace and Stege will hobnob with
kings and princes.
Silverton is enjoying great prosperity.
All the hotels are crowded daily.
A. 0. Oslhy is diifting on tho lead at
tha Madona group, properties whicli
will pay to develop. v
How do you like tbe new advertising
envelope that has been published by the
Town Improvement Sjciety ? They
are now on sale at Nelson's drug store
and Review office at 50 cents per hundred. For business men we will print
these envelopes for .5 a thousand, or
.3.00 for 500, or $1 75 for 250. No one
should send a letter out el tlie district
unless encased in a boosting envelope.
Get the habit.
More sidewalk plank on sight. J.
Black and Ed. Shannon are leaving for
Enterprise landing, where W. Koch has
Beveral loads whicli be has placed at the
disposal of the Improvement Society.
Honest, now. WouhTnt a sidewalk
from the Bank corner extending the
length of the block be a boon, to say
nothing of an improvement to the appearance of tbe street.
Local talent along entertainment lines
is in any community always a draw, but
we can say, without fear of contradiction, that even though Slocan audiences are somewhat bard to please���and
we suppose amateur talent is "suffered"
on account of its local extremes everywhere���that there is at the present
time a really good aggregation of performers in our bless'd city. Now, the
K, of P.'s have gathered in the cream
of this local talent, and we venture to
say that the concert under their auspices next Thursday will justify our
prediction that it will be a success from
a " talented " view alone. The rest
wo leave to our readers.    Let's all go.
More Families for Nakusp.
From Our Correspondent.
Mrs. Melrose left on Wednesday for a
trip to the coast.
Mrs. Chas Little has gone on a visit
to Chicago.
On .Tuesday evening last Ogilvie and
McKittrick gave an enjoyable dance
and supper to celebrate the opening of
the Leland Hotel. Excellent music was
provided and a sumptuous repast was
served. The dining room was beautifully decorated. Mine hosts Ogilvie and
McKiltrick are to be congratulated on
providing an enjoyable evening for the
people of Nakusp.
We see by the Nelson News tbat
they had a fall of snow on Nov. 19th,
while we in Nakusp are enjoying beautiful balmy weather.
Still they come. Two more families
arrived last week.
The following notice has caused considerable amusement*.
For Sale.*���One ranch, adjoining the
townsite of Nakusp, containing ten
aeres wiih 357 trees in full bearing; one
blue horse and all farm implements.
The owner is obliged to sell so that he
can purchase two tickets for lhe minstrel show."
Here is something not generally
known that is tantamount to a " Btate
seuet." Among our provincial legislators Victoria way there exists an
Upper House, whore the ebct repair
after a heavy day of snarling and biting
at each olherdown among the raodiocres
and sundry kittle-kattle, anil for the
nonce live ns brothers and smoke the
calumet together, lhe members of this
"senate" carry imposed tilhs from
ihe initiatory stage, and there is a Wellington, a Blucher, a Napoleon, and so
on, MeBride bearing the first pseudonym. The lord high executioner, the
cliief muck-a muck, the head push, tbe
figure head, the premier of this inner
circle is " Foxy Grandpa."
A Utile bird has whispered who that
fellow is, and though we would hate to
be too too specific, we do not mind
mentioning  (sub rosa, of course) that
such title has been earned by but
why bo specific. If ho djd wriggle a
couple of unprecedented bills through
the house with the aid of the members
who were at other times " agin' the
Govvymint," it is no excuse for tacking
such an appellation to our honored	
but we refuse to be quizzed.
Born.���At Slocan City, on Thursday
Nov. 21st, to the wifsi of Robert E.
Allen���a son.
We make no apology for publishing
the following communication, in whicli
is contained sentiment breathing affection for the one spot on earth the
charms of which" will never be detached
from our correspondent's memory. He
is a member of the prosperous Lloyd-
mitister firm of LyonB and Thompson,
brokers *.
Editor Slocan Mining Review,
New Denver, B.C.
Lloyd minster, Sask.,
Nov. 15, 1007.
Dear Sir,���rieasefind enclosed cheque
for year's subscription to your paper.
I am very pleased indeed to see tbe
evidences of the return of the old-time
prosperity of New Denver, contained in
the issue of your paper forwarded to me
by my father. Since leaving the
Slocan Borne years ago in quest of that
which was there becoming daily harder
and harder to acquire, I have seen many
places ou both sides of the ocean, experienced several climates, and still I
can honestly say what I have always
said, i.e., that for scenic beauty and a
delightful climate the country bordering the shores of Slocan Lake has no
equal anywhere Its people* were
always sociable and kind. That to
these charms is now to bo added that o!
nn era of tho most generous prosperity
tho goddess of Fortune can bestow is
my sincere wish,
Very sincerely yours,
R. B. TuoMi'sox.
Our Fruit Growers' Column.
There will be a great number of
young fruit trees set out in the Slocan
country within the next few months,
and the question of varieties and of the
age at which to plant is most important, for we want to start aright and
with an eye to future developments.
But a few years ano everybody planted as big and old trses as they could
get, and hoped thereby to get fruit
earlier and the tree larger, but it was
found that this practice did not work
well. The older trees cost more to begin with, and a fur larger proportion of
such trees set out died during the first
year than if yearling trees were planted.
Then, again, it cost more to plant the
larger trees, for larger hobs wero necessary, and it was not easy to make such
a good job and spread out the roots so
well; more of the roots had to be cut to
get the trees up, and there was more
damage and shock to tbe larger trees.
Tho yearling trees mado themselves at
homo more rapidly in tlieir new position, and generally in four or five years
had overtaken and often surpassed the
two and three year old trees.
But most important point of all. The
ownor of the yearling tree bad bad the
pruning of tbe tree in bis own bunds
from tbe very start and could bead the
tree according to his own fancy and
taste, whereas with tlie older trees the
head was already formed at the nursery
and subsequent pruning could only
modify it.
Let us plant yearlings of the best
sorts in carefully prepared ground, well
drained and well fenced, for a fruit tree
objects to cold wet feet as much as we
do, and none of our neighbor's cattle
are sufficiently educated to prune our
trees properly.
It is of the utmost importance that
the ground be thoroughly cultivated before the trees are planted, for it can
never he as well worked afterwards, and
I would sooner wait a year than plant
trees in laud that was not ready for
them. Two or three ploughing., will
not be too much, and let tbe frost and
sunshine do their part to make the soi
mellow. Turning in a crop of green
clover or a good dressing of barnyard
manure will have a splendid effect both
in enriching the soil and in improving
its texture. Indeed, the growing of
clover for manure is so important a
matter, especially for u. in this district,
that I hope to devote an entire article
to it in the near future.
Many a beginner in his zeal and
anxiety to do the beat pissiblo for bis
trees has piled manure in tho holes with
the roots, only to have the mortifica-
cation of seeing his trees tlie of root rot.
Spread the manure evenly on the
ground, and never let it lie in a heap
closo to the treo, ns it is likely to ferment and cause disease of the bark ; in
fact, no manure should ever touch the
trunk of tbe tree. Nourishment is
lakon up by the tips of the root fibres,
therefore manure at soma little distance
from the tree, in the best position to
be utilized.
The wonderfully mild weather that we
haveenjo.el this autumn deserves to
be chronicl.d. I dug up dahlias in my
garden to-day, Nov. 18tb. The tops
were still quite green and a few ol ths
flowers were in goon condition. It is
very doubtful if in any par* of England
dahlias could bo found iu this condition
at this time of the year.
.1. C. HARRIS.
Old Waoe Scale For
The Consolidated Company, which
owns and operates tlie Centre Star and
War Eagle mines at Rossland, the St,
Eugene_at Moyie, the Eureka group at
Sandon, the Trail smelter and refining
works, and the Snowshoe-War Eagle
mines at Phoenix, last week issued
checks representing $133,880 ps the November dividend. This is tho seventh
sharing of the profits, a grand total of
Rev. Fr. Ji-annotle has b*iui visiting
friends at Nelson.
Be thankful, progress is evident all
along the lake. The world grows better
year by 'year. Every lime this old
world rolls round it rolls a little further
into the light.
Sime piinlcis are walking encyclo-
poedia's, but not guilty here. We are
just human enough to be inquisitive,
Drop in and till us something now and
Newsy Notes of Interest From
The Silver City.-Cody
Property Opened.
From our Correspondent.
Born.���At Sandon, 18th inst.,   to  tbo
wife of E. A. Cameron, a son.
Born.���At Sandon,   12th inst.,   to the
wife of J. A. McKinnon, a son.
Dan Hurley has sold out his draying
business to J. A. McKinnon at a good
cash figure. Mr. Hurley and family
will leave shortly for Vancouver, where
he will engage in business.
Thos. Jalland haa sold out his grocery
business to Messrs. J. Black and Howard Cameion. Both purchasers haTe
been in the employ of Mr. Jalland for
some time, and know their business
thoroughly. Mr. and Mrs. Jalland will
leave early next inonth for Victoria, and
the citizens generally deeply regret
their departure.
Mr. Monk, manager of the Nelson
branch of the Hamilton Powder Co.,
was a visitor this week.
Two cars of silver-lead ore were
shipped from the Sovereign to Trail
this week. A car of concentrates was
also shipped to the same smelter fiom
the Ruth mill.
The passenger coach on the K. A S.
was taken off several weeks ngo for a
general overhauling and is back on the
regular run all painted up outside and
inside, to the satisfaction of the traveling* public.
Jim Woods has moved up town and
is now located in Hunter-Kcndrick's
fine brick building, where he will conduct a general grocery business.
Eight inches of the " beautiful " now
adorn the burg and sleighing is in full
Sjmc of the young folks havebsen
laving a fino time on the Brewery
pond, which is now frozen over. Geo.
McCready's weight was too much for it
at first and he went through, but beyond a ducking and a code il his dose
lie is still tagged o.k.
For some time it has been expected
that the mine managers would make an
effort to ieduce ths wages of lhe men all
round, and therefore no great surprise
was shown when their orders to this
effect were issued. All tbe mines are
now being worked under the scale that
was in vogue btfore the advance this
summer. No trouble with labor is
being experienced, and everything is
going as smoothly as ever.
Sandon still anxiously awaits a decision in the Star White case. When
it arrives someone will buy wine.
J. G. Duck has four or five men
working at his property, the Maggie, at
Cody, in conjunct ion with J.McKaskill.
Bunkhouses are being fixed up and a
'phone line is being installed from Cody
to the mine.
Thos. McAllister has a ctew of men
at woik fixing up the Noble Five tram.
Who Bind conl? The tomcats can
now sing at night in peace. Scarcity of
coal is tho reason.
Jno. McKaSkill is at Nelson buying a
horse and rawllldlng outfit to bring the
ore from the Maggie down to Cody this
The busiest concern in town is the
Towgood packing outfit.
P. H. Walsh, supt. K. R. & N. Co.,
was up from Kaslo on a visit of inspection this week.
Capt,Moore, of the str. International,
visited tho burg for the first time for
a number of years.
We have bad an epidemic of "loneliness " since the Review pulled out,
and we fei 1 ihe draught.
The nuiii who grew the first apple*.in,
New Denver should bu canonized. He
can get a yen's sub cr ptiui to this,
great family j minul free.
What makisBardo gaze so ardently
at the lake ol Lite ? Is It that be con-,
templates taking ft bath ? Nay, nay;
perish the thought. THE SLOCAN MINING REVIEW,  SANDON, B.  C.
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Author of "Dora Deane," "The English Orphans,"  -
"Lena Rivers," "The Rector of St. Mark's/'        |
"Tempest and Sunshine," Etc. ���
The good people of Devonshire were
rather given to quarreling*���sometimes
about the minister's wife, meek, gentle Mrs. Tiverton, whose manner of
housekeeping, or style of dress, did
not exactly suit them; sometimes
about the minister himself, good, patient Mr. Tivertan, who vainly imagined that if he preached three sermons a week, attended tbe Wednesday evening prayer-meeting, the
Thursday evening sewing society, officiated at every funeral, visited all
the sick, and gave to every beggar
who called at his door, besides superintending the Sunday school, he was
earning his salary of six hundred per
Sometimes, and that not rarely, the
quarrel crept into tlie choir, and
ithen, for one whole Sunday, it was
nil in vain that Mr. Tiverton read
the psalm and hymn, casting troubled-
'glances toward the vacant seats ol
'his refractory singers. There was no
one to respond, unless it were good old
iMr. Hodges, who pitched so high that
!few could follow him; while Mrs. Captain Simpson���whose daughter, the
'organist, had been snubbed at the
{last choir meeting by Mr. Hodges'
daughter, the alto singer���rolled up
her eyes at her next neighbor, or
fanned herself furiously in token of
her disgust.
Latterly, however, there had  come
np  a  new   cause   of  quarrel,   before
;which  every   otner  cause  sank  into
insignificance.    Now, though the village  of  Devonshire  could   boast  but
one public schoolhouse, said house beting  divided   into    two   departments,
the upper and lower divisions, there
jwere   in   the   town   several     district
schools; and for the last few years a
committee of three had been annually
appointed to examine and decide upon  the  merits of the various  candidates for teaching, giving to each, if
the decision  were  favorable,  a  little
slip of paper certifying their qualifications   to  teach   a  common   school.
Btrange that over such nn office so fierce
a feud should have arisen; but when
Mr. Tiverton, Squire Lamb, and Lawyer  Whittemore,   in  tbe  full   conviction  that they   were doing  right,  refused  a  certificate  of  scholarship  to
Laura  Tisdale,  niece  of  Mrs.  Judge
Tisdale, and awarded it to one whose
.earnings  in   a  factory   bad   procured
for her a thorough English education,
the villagers, to use a vulgar phrase,
were  at   once   set   by   the  ears,   the
aristocracy   abusing,   and   the   democracy   upholding   the   dismayed   trio,
who, as the breeze bleu harder, quietly   resigned   their  office,  and   Devonshire was without a school committee.
In this emergency something must
be done, and, as the two belligerent
parties could only unite on a stranger, it seemed a matter of special providence that only two months before,
young Dr. Holbrook, a native of the
modern Athens, hnd rented the pleasant little office on the village common,
'formerly occupied  by old  Dr.  Carey,
now  lying  in   tbe  graveyard   by  the
;side of some whose days he had prolonged, and others whose dnys he had
surely shortened.  Besides being handsome, and skillful, nnd quite as familiar with  the  poor as the  rich,  the
young doctor was descended from the
aristocratic line of Boston Holbrooks,
facts  which  tended   tc  make  him   a
favorite with both classes; and, greatly to his surprise, he found  himself
unanimously  elected  to the  responsible office of sole  Inspector of Common  Schools in  Devonshire.    It was
in vain that be remonstrated, saying
he   knew   nothing     whatever   of   the
qualifications requisite for a teacher;
that he could not talk to girls, young
ones especially; that he should make
a miserable failure, and so forth. The
people  would   not   listen.    Somebody
must examine the teachers, and that
somebody might as well  be Dr. Holbrook as anybody.
"Only be strict with 'em, draw the
reins tight, find out to your satisfaction whether a gal kn^ws her P's and
Q's before you give her- a stifficut.
We've bad enough of your ignoramuses," said Colonel Lewis, the democratic potentate to whom Dr. Holbrook wns expressing bis fears that
he should not give satisfaction. Then,
as a bright idea suggested itself to
tbe old gentleman, he added: "T tell
you what, just cut one or two at
first; that'll give you a name for being particular, which is just the
Accordingly, with no definite idea
as to what was expected of him, except that he was to find out "whether a girl knew ber P's and Q's,"
and as also to "cut one or two of
the first candidates," Dr. Holbrook
accepted the office, and then awaited rather nervously his initiation Hi
was not easy in the society of Indies,
unless, indeed, the lady stood in need
of his professional services, when he
lost sight of her nt one., nnd thought
only of her disease, His patient once
well, however, he became nervously
ahv and embarrassed, retreating aa
soon as possible from her presence
to the covert of his friendly office,
where, with his boots upon the table
and his head thrown back in a most
comfortable position, he sat one April
innio nn oddly shaped" "S," so that
it read simply:
"Dr Holbrook���Sir: Will you be at
leisure to examine me on Monday
afternoon, at three o'clock?
morning, in happy oblivion of the
bevy of girls who must, of course,
ere long invade his sanctum.   .
"Something for you, sir. The lndy
will wait for an answer," said his
"chore boy," passing to bis master a
little three-cornered note, and nodding
toward the street.
Following the direction indicated,
the doctor saw, drawn up near his
door, an old-fashioned one-horse wag-
>n, such ns is still occasionally seen
in New England. A square-boxed,
dark green waeon. drawn bv a sorrel
horse, sometimes called by tbe genuine Yankee "yellow." and driven
by a white-haired man, whose silvery
locks, falling around his wrinkled
face, gave to him a pleasing, patriarchal appearance, which interested
the doctor far more than did the flutter of the blue ribbon beside him,
even though the bonnet that ribbon
tied shaded the fnce of a young pirl.
The note was from ber, and, tearing
it open, the doctor rend, in the prettiest of all pretty, girlish handwriting:
"Dr. Holbrook-"
Here it was plainly visible thnt a
"D" had been written as if sbe would
have said "Dear." Then, evidently
changing her mind, she hnd with her
f}ns__r   hlflUivl   'lilt   tha   "Ti "   nnd   n��,,l,.
"Madeline A. Clyde
"P.S.���For particular reasons 1
hope you can attend to me as early
as Monday. M.A.C."
Dr. Holbrook knew very little ol
girls, but he thought tbis note, with
its P.S., decidedly girlish. Still ha
made no comment, either verbal or
mental, so flurried was be with knowing that the evil he so much dreaded
had come upon him at last. Had it
been left to bis choice, he would far
lather have extracted every one of
that maiden's teeth, than to bave set
himself up before ber like some horrid ogre, asking what sbe knew. But
the choice was not his, nnd, turning
to the boy, bo snid, laconically, "Tell
her to come."
Most men would have sought for
a glimpse of tbe face under the bonnet tied with IiIhc, but Dr. Holbrook
did not care n picayune whether it
were ugly or fair, though it did strike
him that the voice was singularly
sweet, which, after the boy ha8 delivered bis message, said to the old
man, "Now, grandpa, we'll go home.
I know you must be tired."
Slowly Sorrel trotted down the
street, the blue ribbons fluttering in
the wind, while one little ungloved
hand was seen carefully adjusting
about the old man's shoulders the
ancient camlet cloak which had done
duty for many 11 year, and was needed on this chill April day. The doctor saw all tbis, and the impression
left upon his mind was that Candidate No. 1 was probably a niceisb
kind of a girl, and very good to her
grandfather. But what should he ask
her, and bow demean himself toward
her? Monday afternoon was frightfully near, he thought, as this was
only Saturday; and then, feeling that
he must be ready, he brought out
from the trunk, where, since his arrival in Devonshire, tbey bad been
quietly lying, books enough to have
frightened an older person than poor
little Madeline Clyde, riding slowly
home witb grandpa, and wishing so
much that she'd had a glimpse of Dr.
Holbrook, so as to know what be was
like, and hoping he would give her
a chance to repeat some of the many-
pages of geography and "Parley's
History," which sbe knew by heart.
How sbe would bave trembled could
she have seen tbe formidable volumes
heaped upon his table and waiting for
her. There were French and Latin
grammars, "Hamilton's Metaphysics,"
"Olmstead's Philosophy," "Day's Algebra," "Butler's Analogy," and many
others, into which poor Madeline bad
never so much as looked. Arranging them in a row, and half wishing
himself back again to the days when
he had studied them, the doctor went
out to visit his patients, of which
there were so many that Madeline
Clyde entirely escaped his mind, nor
did she trouble him again until tbe
dreaded Monday came, and the hands
of his watch pointed to two.
"One hour more," he snid to himself, just as tbe roll of wheels and a
cloud of dust announced the approach
of something
Could it be Sorrel nnd the square-
boxed vvngon? Oh, no; far different
from Grandfather Clyde's turnout
were the stylish carriage and the spirited bays dashing down the street,
the colored driver reining them suddenly, not beiore the office door, but
just in front of the white cottage in
the same yard, the house where Dr.
Holbrook boarded, and where, if he
ever married in Devonshire, he would
most   likely   brir*.   his   wife.
"Guy Remington, the very chap of
all others whom I'd rather see, and,
as 1 live, there's Agnes, with Jessie.
Who knew she was in these parts?"
was tbe doctor's mental exclamation,
as, running his fingers through his
hair and making a feint of pulling
up tbe corners of his ratbei limp collar, be hurried out to the carriage,
from which a dashing-looking lady of
thirty, or thereabouts, was alighting.
"Why, Agnes, I beg your pardon,
Mrs. Remington, when did you
come?" he asked, offering his hand to
the lady, wbo, coquettishly shaking
back from ber pretty, dollish face a
profusion of light brown curls, gave
him the tips of her lavender kids,
while sbe told him she bnd come to
Aikenside tbe Saturday before; and
hearing from Guy that the lndy with
whom he boarded was an old friend
of hers, she had driven over to call,
and brought Jessie with her. "Here,
Jessie, speak to the docto'r. He was
poor dear papa's friend," and a very
proper Bigh escaped Agnes Remington's
lips as she pushed a little curly-
haired girl toward Dr. Holbrook.
The lady of the house had 'spied
them by this time, nnd cnme running
down the walk to meet her rather distinguished visitor, wondering, it mny
be, to what she was indebted for Uris
call from one who. since ber marriage with the supposedly wealthy Dr.
Remington, had rather cut her former acquaintances. Agnes was delight*
ed to see her, nnd, as Guy declined
entering the cottage just then, the
two friends disappeared within the
door, while the doctor and Guy repaired to tbe office, the latter sitting
down in the very chair intended for
Madeline Clyde. This reminded the
doctor of his perplexity, and also
brought the comforting thought that
Guy, who hod never failed him yet,
could surely offer some suggestions.
But be would not speak of her just
now; he had other matters to talk
about, arid so, jamming his penknife
into a pine table covered with similar
lams, he said: "Agnes, is seems, has
come to Aikenside, notwithstanding
-ihe declared she never would, when
she found that the whole of the Remington property belonged to your mother,   and   not   your  father."
"Oh, yes, Slie got over her pique
ns soon ns I settled a handsome little
income on Jessie, and, in fii��', on
her too. until she is foolish enough
to marry again, when it will cenre.
nf course, as I do not feci it my duty
to support any man's wife, unless it
be my own, or my father's," wns Guy
Remington's reply, whereupon the
penknife went again into the table,
and this time with so much force
that the point was broken off; but
the doctor rllo1 ri"1 mind it niul with
the    iu.'_*pd    end    eontillll_wl   lo    'll-Rfce
I ftufz&t nTarlfS, WhiTe "h*8 continued.
"She'll hardly marry again, though
Bhe    may.      She's    young���not   ovei
twenty-six "
"Twenty-eight, if the family Bible
does not lie; but she'd never forgive
me if she knew 1 told you that. So
let it pass that she's twenty-Bix. She
certainly is not more than three years
your senior, a mere nothing, if you
wish to make her Mrs. Holbrook,"
and Guy's dark eyes scanned curiously
the doctor's face, as if seeking there
for the secret of his proud young
stepmother's anxiety to visit plain
Mrs. Conner that afternoon. But the
doctor only laughed merrily at the
idea of his being father to Guy, his
college chum and long-tried friend.
' Agnes Remington ��� reclining languidly in Mrs. Conner's easy-chair,
and overwhelming her former friend
with descriptions of the gay parties
she hnd attended in Boston, and the
fine sights she saw in Europe, whither her gray-haired husband had taken her for a wedding tour���would not
have felt particularly flattered could
she have seen that smile, or heard
how easily, from talking of her, Dr.
Holbrook turned to another theme, to
Madeline Clyde, expected now almost
every moment. There was a merry
laugh on Guy's part, ns he listened
to the doctor's story, and. when it
was finished, he said: "Why, I see
nothing so very distasteful in examining a pretty girl, and puzzling her,
to see ber blush. I half wish I were
in your place. I should enjoy the
novelty of the thing."
"Oh, take it, then; lake my place,
Guy," the doctor exclaimed, eagerly.
"She does not. know me from Adam.
Here nre books, all you will need. You
went to a district school once a week
when you were staying in the country. You surely have some idea,
while I hnve not the slightest. Will
you, Guy?" be persisted more earnestly, as be beard wheels in the street,
and was sure old Sorrel had come
Guy Remington liked anything savoring of a frolic, but in his mind there
were certain conscientious scruples
touching the justice of the thing, and
so at first he demurred, while the doctor still insisted, until at last he
laughingly consented to commence the
examination, provided the doctor
would sit by and occasionally come
to his aid.
"You must write the certificate, of
course," he said, 'testifying that she
is qualified to teach."
"Yes, certainly, Guy, if she is;
but maybe sho won't be, and my orders are to bo strict."
"How did sbe look?" Guy asked,
and the doctor rcnlied: "Saw nothing
but her bonnet. Came in a queer old
go-giggle of a wagon, such as your
country farmers drive. Guess she
won't be likely ti stir up the bile of
either of us, particularly as I am bullet-proof, and you have been engaged
for years. By the way, when do you
cross the sea again for the fair Lucy?
Rumor says this summer."
"Rumor is wrong, as usual, then,"
was Guy's reply, a soft light stealing
into bis handsome eyes. Then, after
a moment, he added: "Miss Ather-
stone's health is far too delicate for
her to incur the risks of a climate
like ours. If she were well acclimated, I sbould be glad, for it is terribly
lonely  up at Aikenside."
"And do you really think a wife
would make it pleasanter?" Dr. Holbrook asked, the tone of his voice indicating a little doubt as to a man's
being happier for having a helpmate
to share his joys and sorrows.
But no such doubts dwelt in the
mind of Guy Remington. Eminently
fitted for domestic happiness, he looked forward anxiously to the'timewhen
sweet Lucy Atherstone, the fair English girl to whom he had become engaged when, four years before, he visited Europe, should be strong enough
t-i bear transplanting to American
soil. Twice since his engagement he
had visited her, finding her always
lovely, gentle, and yielding. Too
yielding, it sometimes seemed to him,
while occasionally the thought had
flashed upon him that she did not
possess a very remarkable depth of
intellect. But he said to himself, he
did not care; he hated strong-minded
women, and would far rather his wife
should be a little weak than mascu
line, like his Aunt Margaret, who
sometimes wore bloomers, and advocated women's rights. Yes, he greatly preferred Lucy Atherstone, as she
was, to a wife like the stately Mar
garet, or like Agnes, bis pretty step
mother, who only thought how slu
could best attract'attention; and as
it had never occurred to him that
there might be a happy medium, that
a woman need not be brainless to be
feminine and gentle, he was satisfied
with his choice, as well he might be.
for a fairer, sweeter flower nevei
bloomed than Lucy Atherstone, his affianced bride. Guy loved to think ot
Lucy, and as tlie doctor's remarks
brought her to his mind, he went off
into a reverie concerning her, becoming so lost in thought that until the doc,
tor's hand was laid upon his should
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Saves time, because it
makes ironing easier.
Saves linan, because it
fives a better gloss with   ���
alf the iron-rubbing.   ��|
Saves bother, because it   _��
needs no cooking,.. just
cold  water.      And   it
CAN'T stick.     Buy it
by  name.
A Shakespe. rean Grand Duke
The Grand Duke Constantine o'
Russia! is said to be thc most cultured Romanoff now living. He has
translated a great number of Shakespeare's plays into Russian, and bus
also acted the far from easy pnrt o!
Hamlet. The grand duke uud his
wife, who was a princess of Saxe-
Altenburg, have seven children, and
tbey are all being brought up to be
keen and clever Shakespeareans,
His imperial highness owns a library entirely composed of editions Oi
Shakespeare nnd references to the
Bard of Avon. Needless to suy, he
speaks English as well as he does
his native  tongue.
A Time for Everything���The time
for Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil is
when croupy symptoms appear in
the children; when rheumatic pains
beset the old; when lumbago, asthma, coughs, colds, catarrh or earache attack either young or old; when
burns, scalds, abrasions, contusions
or sprains come to any member of
the family. In any of these ailments
it will give relief and work a cure.
Mrs. Mommer���According to this
paper, boiled cow's milk is not good
for babies.
Mr. Mommer���I can see where the
paper is right. A raw cow gives better milk than boiled one.���Chicago
Daily News.
Wife���I don't know where that
child got his vile temper from���not
from me, I'm sure.
Husband (sadly)���No, my dear; you
certainly haven't lost any of yours.���
Nothing pleases a large woman
more than to huve a man call tier a
dear little girl.
er by way of rousing him. he did not
see that what his friend had desig
nated as a go-gigsle was stopping in
front of the office, and thnt from it a
voting girl   was alighting.
Naturally very polite to females,
Suy's first impulse was to go to her
assistance, but she did not need it,
is was proven hy the light spring with
ivhich she reached tlie ground. The
white-haired man was with her again,
but he evidently did not intend to stop,
md a close observer might have de-
'ected n shade ot sadness nnd anxiety
ipon his face as Madeline called
���heerily out to bim*. "Gootl-by, grand-
oa. Don't feat for me; I hope you
will have good luck." Then, as he
Irove away, she rnn a step nfter him
ind snid "Don't look so sorry, for if
VTi*. Remington won't let you have
he money, there's my pony, Beauty.
I am willing to rive him up."
"Never, Madrlv. It's all the little
fortin' you've got. I'll let the old
���ilace go first"; nnd, chirruping to
Sorrel, the old man drove on, while
Madeline walked, with a beating
heart, to the office door, knocking
Glancing involuntarily at each
other, the young men exchanged
smiles, while the doctor whispered
softly: "Verdant���that's sure. Won
der if she'd knock at n church."
As Guy sat nearest the door, it wa.J
he who held it ajar while Madeline
came in, her soft brown eyes glistening with something like a tear, nnd
her cheeks burning with excitement
as she took the chair indicated by
Guy Remington, who found himself
master of ceremonies.
Poor little Mr_ielinel
(To Be Continued)
Will Find New Strength Through the
Use  of  Dr.  Williams'   Pink   Pills
A great many young men and women are suddenly seized with weakness. Their appetite fails them,
tbey tire on the least exertion, and
become pale and thin. Tbey do not
feel any specific pain���just weakness.
But that weakness is dangerous, it
is a sign that the blood is thin and
watery; that it needs building up.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills will restore
lost strength because they actually
make new, rich blood���tbey will help
you. Concerning them Mr. Alfred
Lepage, of St. Jerome, Que., says:
"For several years I have been employed in a grocery, and up to the
age of seventeen 1 had always enjoyed the best of health. But suddenly
my strength began to leave me; I
grew pale, thin and extremely weak.
Our family doctor ordered a complete
rest and advised me to remain out
of doors as much as possible, so 1
went to spend several weeks with
an uncle who lived in the Lauren-
tides. I was in the hope tbat the
bracing mountain air would help me,
but it didn't, and I returned home
in a deplorable state. I was subject
to dizziness, indigestion and general
weakness. One day I read of a case
very similar to my own cured
through the Ube of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills, and I decided to give
them a trial. After taking four boxes
of the pills I felt greatly improved,
so continued their use for some time
longer and they fully cured me. I
am now able to go about my work
as well as ever I did and have nothing but the greatest praise for Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills."
The blojd���good blood���is the secret of health. If the blood is not
pure the body becomes diseased or
the nerves shattered. Keep the blood
pure and disease cannot exist. Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills make rich, red
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the secret ailments of girlhood and
womanhood. Sold at 50 cents a box
or six boxes for $2.50, by all medicine dealers or by mail from The Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,
A Sohool In Which Mother. Should Bi
Taught  the Art.
If a child ls told lie must not do a
certain thing, no argument should
change the verdict, aad If he disobeys
he must bo mado to pay a penalty one
way or another.
He need uot be treated wltb severity,
but he may he deprived of some pleasure or privilege or toy and ln that way
will he mnde to understand.
Iudulgent mothers should remember
that they are treating unfairly and
unkindly the little creatures whom
they love most of all. Your kind of
kindness Is not kindness at all.
You who are so careful what the
child puts Into his stomach should
watch just ns carefully what he puts
Into his brain.
Through lack of proper teaching he
can acquire u state of mental dyspepsia that will hoconie chronic and
which will make It Impossible for hiui
to enjoy the very sweetest things in
Think about it. will you?
The child, like the adult, makes
friends, nnd the more tender your child
is loved the butler nre his fortunes
likely to be.
Help your child to he splendid, unselfish, beautiful of character. There
are enough of the other kind In thc
world, and .It Is people of the better
sort that are needed.
There should be a school In which
mothers should be taught the art of
bringing up their children.
It Is upon this teaching that the character of the future generations depends.
These spoiled babies who are allowed
to hit their aunties in the noses with
tin pulls will never be presidents of
the United States. They won't even
be able to hold down the job of office
boy.* Many a man struggled unsuccessfully nil through his life to overcome the (rightful havoc wrought by
tbe silly Indulgence of u devoted
What to Do When Things Are Lost In
Public Places.
When on leaving n theater, lecture
hall, etc.. you discover that some valuable has disappeared, do not lose your
head Immediately. There are, after
all Is suid. ninny more honest people
In this world than dishonest, and thc
chances are that if you go about il
properly you will recover the article.
First of all, register your loss nt the
box office or superintendent's room.
Give your name and address plainly,
being sure that they aro correctly taken down, and If you wish to offer any
reward for its return name the amount.
Be sure to leave money for the man
ngement to telephone you if their
search is rewarded and give your
telephone number. Then ask for some
one, or If this is not granted get per
mission yourself, to search thc part of
the house in which you were sitting.
If after ii day you have no word of
the loss, advertise In nt least one morning nnd one evening paper, naming the
articles explicitly, so as to avoid confusion. If you wish, you may name
the theater as the place to which It Is
to be returned. Most places nro kind
and courteous In such 11111110113 and only
too anxious to help you in your search.
If they return the valuable to you, do
uot forget that the mnn who has ncted
ns their agent is worthy of thanks nt
least if you do not wish to reward him
In any more substantial way.
And, finally, If the lost article was n
piece of jewelry it would he well to
have n jeweler make the clasp stronger
to avoid further loss.
From Two Ladies Who Have Been Cured of Extremely
Torturing Cases of Piles By
Dr. Chase's Ointment
Mrs. Geo. H. Simser, Grant, Russell years ago I was taken with a severe
county, Out., writes: "Eleven years attack of protruding piles, and be-
ago I began to suffer from piles, and came so bad tbat 1 bad to keep my
as they caused keen distress, and bed, and could lie in no position ex-
became worse, I doctored for them, cept on my stomach. Doctors could
but with little or no avail. Tbey give me no help, and the various
were bleeding, itching and protrud- oils and ointments used proved of no
ing,  and  oh!  tbe  torture   I  suffered  avail.
at times can never be described. It I "One Saturday night, when I was
was with suffering that the bowels suffering untold agony, my husband
moved, and, as nothing brought re- went ..to the drug store for a box of
lief, I could only endure the misery Dr. Chase's Ointment, which I ha t
with un aching heart and without heard of as a cure for piles. Al-
hope of cure. though I bad almost given up hope,
"Finally a lady friend told me to the wonder of those around me, 1
about Dr. Chase's Ointment curing wus able to be up and on my feet
piles, and to my surprise 1 felt relief by Monday, and have had no difli-
ut once on using this ointment; the culty since. As a treatment for ull
little tumors soon disappeared, the kinds of sores and burns, Dr. Chase's
ulcers healed, and the bowels became Ointment works like magic."
regular. This was five years ago, and To persons who have given up
I have never been troubled with this looking for a cure of piles or hern-
terrible ailment since, a thousand orrhoids, this letter sbould bring new
thanks  to  Dr.  Chase's  Ointment."      hope.    There is, we believe, no more
Mrs. dipt. Clinansmitb, Salvation effective treatment for piles than Dr.
Army, Essex, Ont., writes: "It is Chase's Ointment, 60 cents a box at
with pleasure that I write to you in all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates A
praise of Dr. Chase's Ointment.   Two Co., Toronto.
A  New Toy  Dog
If there sbould ba a further boom
in the toy dog pet craze the Western
Australian desert should prove a
small Eldorado. In the course of an
expedition to look for a practical
stock route between tbo northern
pastoral lands and the central gold
fields, a party found large numbers
of a tiny animal of the dog tribe no
bigger than a rat. The natives eat
it greedily.
Tested by Time���In his justly-celebrated Pills Dr. Parmelee has given
to tbe world one of the most unique
medicines offered to the public in
late years. Prepared to meet the
want for a pill which could be taken
without nausea, and that would purge
without pain, it has met all requirements in that direction, and it is in
general use not only because of these
two qualities, but because it is known
to possess alterative and curative
powers which place it in the front
rank of medicines.
The Venezuelan Court of First Instance has fined the liermudez Asphalt Company "of America ��1,000,000
for  aiding  in  the  Matos  revolution.
The Italian ambassador, the Marquis di San Giuliano, referring to
King Edward, said that bis majesty
was tbe most prominent and statesmanlike figure working for civilization and progress.
Good   Intentions
Tramp���Please, ma'am, if you'll
gimme sumtbin' t' eat I'll shovel thd
snow off yer walk.
Lady���Why, there hasn't been any
snow on the walk for some months!
Tramp���Well, thnt ain't no fault
of mine, lady. Won't yer gimme a
sandwich for bcin' willing t' shovel
it off if there wus any?���Illustrated
If your children are troubled with
worms, give tbem Mother Grave's
Worm Exterminator; safe, sure ami
effectual. Try it, and mark the improvement in your child.
The artistic life is conducive to
longevity in men, says the Londo 1
Chronicle. Apropos of this, it woul I
seem that literature might make a
similar claim ns regards women.
For instance, Caroline Herschel attained the age of 98, Harriet Lee 9".
Mary Somerville 92, Hannah Moore
88, Marie Kdgeworth and Anna Bar-
bauld 82, Jane Porter 74, George3
Sand 72, and Mary Mitfor.l died in
her 70th year.
Minard's   Liniment  for Kale   everywhere.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia
A Japanese tea trust on an immense scale is being organized in
Fast talking and loud  talk In,
the voice.
It Is the well poised woman who receives admiration nnd respect.
A shrill, pniTOtllke voice makes the
most beautiful woman a trying companion.
Train the ear to recognize pleasant
sounding, agreeable voices aud listen
to your own critically.
Just ns the touch of a woman's hand
should be a warm caress, so should her
voice full upon the ear with pleasant
The voice tbat ls heard without raising the natural speaking tones Is the
well modulated voice w hlch impresses
one with Its calm and Its sincerity.
A course of Instruction in vocal culture will create a decided change ninny
times, but a vast Improvement may
he found In deep breathing and careful
H. B. Miller, the United States
consul-general at Yokohama, reports
tbat 4,000,000 gallons of Japanese
beer Were imported into India in
His  Fate Sealed
���Tones���That young man who plays
the cornet is ill.
Green���Do you think he will recover?
Jones���I am afraid not. The doctor who is attending him lives next
Mnrk Twain says that all are lazy;
some are liable to fight it down, while
others fail. He knew a non-combatant of this class when a boy in
Hannibal. His name was Jim Black,
and one summer morning he was
lying under a tree beside tbe river
listening to the Jjirds and watching
the steam boats glide up and down
the great stream.
"Well, wbat are you here for?"
Mark asked him.
"I'm here," said Jim "for to pile
them bales on to the wharf."
"Oh! And now you are resting,
are you?"
"No," said Jim, "I ain't restin', bo-
cause I ain't tired. I'm just waiting
for the sun to sink down behind that
there hill, so's I can knock off work."
���Kansas  City  Star.
DODD'S ''.->
W.    N.    U.    No.   665
Tomato Fritters.
Choose ripe hut linn tomatoes, not
too smnll. Peel them by dipping for an
Ins-iant Into boiling water; cut hi slices
half un Inch thick. Make 11 frying butter with bulf a pound of Hour, two
eggs, half a pint of milk mid u little
salt; mix the Hour smoothly with the
milk, add thc yolks of eggs nud salt.
If possible, allow tho butter to stand
for an hour or two. Then beat the
whites of thc eggs to 11 stiff froth and
add them to the other ingredients;
carefully dry each slice of tomato, coat
It lu the batter aud fry till brown In
boiling fut; drain on paper and serve
very hot.
The Linen Shower.
When giving a linen shower send out
the Invitation on paper which looks
llko hemstitched linen. It Is best for
the guests to meet before calling upon
the bride elect and arrange what.presents are to be sent. No difference whnt
marked pieces you give the young woman. I lie uio'.iogi'nin should be with her
maiden Initials.
A very small dose of bicarbonate of
soda taken after supper nets ns nil almost certain preventive of nightmare.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes
by Wolford's Sanitary  Lotion.
Milton D. Purdy of tbe United
States department of justice, said in
Washington of a rumor brought to
him  by a reporter for confirmation:
"This rumor springs from ignorance, crass ignorance of tbe law. I
am surprised that you should nave
credited it.
"The   originator  of  that  rumor  is
as plainly ignorant of the  law  as a
certain  schoolboy  was  of  French,
peas,' he said.
"This boy's father said to bim one
night at dinner:
" 'Well, how are you getting on
with your French, my son?'
" 'Very well, thank you, sir,' th3
lad replied.
The father beamed with pleasure.
" 'Ask politely in French for some
"There was ah awkward pause.
" 'But, father,' said the boy, 'I
don't want any peas.'"
The ravages of the pest the phylloxera have cost France 1,900,003
acres of vineyards.
The   Crown   Prince     of     Portugal,
while   on   a   visit   to' Johannesburg, '
went down the Robinson mine to a
depth of 20,00 feet.
Shirk Livers.
Tlie livers of sharks produce a splendid clear oil Hint Is very valuable
and in great demand for the lubrication of the works of watches, clocks
nnd of fine guns. This oil Is Ueld lu
almost ns great estimation ns Is the
oil obtained from Hit* porpoise nnd
dogfish liver, generally conceded to
be the finest nil  1 '.-������������� is.
St. George's
Baking Powder
���the baking powder that makes
the best Bread���the whitest Biscuits
���the lightest Cake and Pastry���
you ever saw."
"Order a can NOW���so you will
be sure to have ST. GEORGE'S
for your next baking."
Write for free copy of our new Cook-Book.
National Drug & Chemlcat Co. of
Canada limited, Montreal. eo
A Jamaican inventor has constructed a remarkable combination
lock that seems likely to defy tlu
most expert lock-picker. The combination is arranged in four sets oi
letters, twenty-foui* letters in each,
nnd each letter represented by a figure. It can be set to a sentence in
almost nny modern language, one
letter being taken from one set, o**e
from another, and so on. The persin
who would open the lock must fi'st
know what letter each figure repr -
sents and then wbat language t' e
sentence is in. Tbe Scientific American considers that one trying to
pick the lock would have to work
over 96,000,000 years at the rate of
sixty numbers a minute, before arriving at the  correct  combination.
Defies the Cold
Stanfield's Underwear is the
most perfect protection against
Canadian winters.
It is just the right weight for
warmth���yet not too heavy foi
easy comfort
is made of Nova Scotia wool���
the fines! in the world���and is
guaranteed absolutely unshrinkable.
See that your dealer give* you wha�� you
waul���STANFIELD'S  Underwear.
One biscuit with milk
or cream will give all
the energy needed for a
half day's work or play.
Heat in oven before serving.
____H ���Ai
'wl..* m  .^��n^ In*- ..nJ.r. ��W
What you spend for uni
wear buys most real vai
in fit, comfort, service-
only when each garment    bears    thi
trade mark in red
that   guarantees
t you satisfaction
or   your
Trade Ipt*
Made in many fabrics and styles, al
various prices, iii
form-nlting sizes lei
women, men and
children. See that
���i there���it insures
your money's worth.
Dukes and Their Duties
Several of our dukes have an annual duty to perform in accordance
with the patent of tlieir peerages.
Tin* Duke of Wellington commemorates tbe day of the Battle of Waterloo by sending miniature reproductions of the French and Britisli
flags to the king. The Duke of Marlborough presents au annual flag to
King Edward on the dav of the Battle of Blenheim, and the Duke of
Hamilton, as Hereditary Keeper of
I-lolv rood palace, is involved in the
duty of sending a fat buck to the
guard of honor on the occasion of
their yearly dinner.���Tit-Bits.
The Kaiser's Motor Cars
The German Emperor possesses
live motor cars, ol which lour are of
German make uud one Italian. The
latter, which is a present from the
King of Italy, is the one which the
kaiser prefers, nnd lust year he covered the dis1 unco Irom Hanover to
Hamburg in j: in 3'nrs. 27 min. As
the journey by road is not much
short of 200 miles, he must have
driven nt very nearly a mile a minute. The kaiser's cars are all painted u dark yellow, and he employs*
seven chauffeurs. In the imperial
stables are 350 horses and 300 car-
riages, most of which the emperot
never uses.
No person should go from home
without a bottle of Dr. J. D. Kel-
logg's Dysentery Cordial in tlieir
possession, as change of water, oook-
ing, climate, etc., frequently brings
on summer complaint, and tbere is
nothing like being ready with a
sure remedy at hand, which oftentimes saves great suffering and frequently valuable lives. This Cordial
has gained for itself a widespread
reputation for affording prompt relief  from  all  summer complaints.
Little Millie���Grandad, what makes
a man always give a woman a diamond engagement ring?
Grandfather���Tbo woman. ��� Pick
Nine-Mile Journ.y  In the Thames by
Fifty-Year-Old   Professor.
Prof. Jules Gautier, the well-known
London swimmer, recently performed
i remarkable feat in the Thames, covering the nine-mile course from Richmond to Putney with his arms and
legs manacled. Despite his fifty years,
he swam the distance in 2h. 54min.
At 5 p. in, his wrists were bound together with manacles of leather and
steel, separated hy two inches of steel
rivets, while bis ankk-s were united
in a similar manner. He then dived
off a boat moored under Richmond
bridge, while tin- crowd on the bridge
cheered the daring swimmer.
Gautijr at one adopted the stroke
which he used all through his great
performance. H** kept on his right
side, his manacled bands being
brought out of tbe water us in the
overhand stroke, and when they de-
scjndcd into the wator he brought
them down side by side so that they
formed a large scoop. He could not
kick in the ordinary way with his
legs, so he adopted a motion like that
of the screw of a steamer, which helped him along at a wondarful pace.
In fact, all through Gautier progressed ut a rati* which few unfettered
swimmers could hop" to equal. He
did the first half-mile to Richmond,
lock in 11 minutes and 2 seconds,
keeping up an average of twenty-eight
strokes a minute.
The first three miles occupied 43
minutes, 35 seconds, and at the end
of the first hour exactly four miles
had been covered. Barnes railway
bridge, five miles from Richmond, was
reached in 1 hour 18 minutes and 22
seconds, and shortly afterwards the
swimmer experienced bis "bad time."
He reached a stretch of nearly dead
water, anil his tusk proved nearly
heart-breaking. But be never rested,
and when he pissed Hammersmith
bridge the worst was over. The seven
and a quarter miles had been covered
in 2 hours and If) minutes. The tide
was then of much more assistance.
Exactly at fo'ir minutes to eight,
two hours and fifty four minutes from
the time be had started, Gautier swam
through the central arch of Putney
"I do not feel at nil tired." he told
the pressmen who followed in a boat,
"but my eyes hnve suffered a good
deal from the continual splash of the
Stranger���That's a splendid pair of
pics.    What are they worth now?
Farmer���Under a motor ear they
are worth ut least three hundred
marks.���Fliegende   Blaetter.
Minard's  Liniment Cures Dandruff
"Say," asked the house sergeant
"what was tho complaint that Bos'
ton woman made against her husband?    Drunkenness?"
"Search me," replied the patrolman. Sbe said he was 'addicted to
/continuous alcoholic obfuscation.'"
���Philadelphia  Press.
cunnt reach the seat of the disease.
Catarrh is a blond or constitutional disease, and in order to cure It you must
take internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfacei.
Hall's Catarrh Cure U not a quack medicine. It was prescribed by one of the
best physicians In the country for years
nnd is a regular prescription. It Is composed of the best tonics known, combined with the beBt blood purifiers, acting directly on the mucous surfaces.
The perfect combination of the two Ingredients is what produces such wonderful results In curing Catarrh. Send for
testimonials free. ..
F. J. CHENEY & CO.,   Props.,   Toledo.  O.
Sold by Druggists, price 76c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation
English Pronounciation
That names of places in England
frequently are not pronounced as
spelled is proved by the experience
of two cyclists who were going from
Clneton to the old village of St.
Osyth. "Are we right for St. Osyth?"
tbey asked a laborer. But a blank
look met the question; he had never
"heerd" of no such place." A second wayfarer interrogated was also
ignorant. Then came a third. A
scratched head, a puzzled look and
then tbe dawn of intelligence. "Aye,
to be sure, I have it now. It's Snosey
you mean I"
Ill-fitting boots and shoes cause
corns. Holloway's Corn Cure is the
article to use. Get a bottle at once
and cure your eorns.
Disbanded Korean soldieri are
raising a revolt in tbe eastern provinces, but Seoul itself is quiet, and
the behaviour of the Japanese is admirable.
"I thought you were married, and
yet you're sewing on your own buttons."
"I am married, but I keep my independence, let me tell you."���Meg-
gendorfer Blaetter.
Aa Good
Ayer's Hair Vigor, new Improved formula, is a genuine
hair-food. It feeds, nourishes,
builds up, strengthens, invigorates. The hair grows more
rapidly, keeps soft and smooth,
and all dandruff disappears.
Aid nature a little. Give your
hair a good hair-food.
Poet ml change Ihe color of Ihe hair.
Tormul**. with sssk bottln
Show it to your
Ask trim about It,
tUou 40 em ho says
You need not hesitate about using this
new H sir Vigor from any fear of its changing the color of your hair. Tbe new
Ayer's Htir Vigor prevents premature
graynesi, but does not change the coloi
of the hair even to the slightest degree.
'     *s��t hy too J. O. Ajot CO., Low OU,!
Increase   In   tbe   Number  of   British
In two years tha number of people
engaged in the navigation of ships
registered in the United Kingdom had
increased by mnre than 11,000, and
last year reaeh_d a total -of over
170,000. The tonnage in actual em
ployment rose in the same time from
10,278,000 to 11,035.000, and it is satisfactory to know that in the manning
of these eytra ships the British seaman has more than held his own.
Indeed, the number of foreigners on
British ships has declined since 1904
by nearly 2 000 while the Lascars
have increased by less than that figure. Aocording to the annual statement of the navigation and shipping
of the United Kingdom, issued from
the Board of Trade, the nationalities
of the crews serving on British ships
last year and in the two previous
years were:
British. Fo-e'g-'ers Lascars. TU.
1904 ...176P75   .insffi   42 8J2   259.489
1905 ...180 4f2   ,19 711    43.4-3   263,688
1906 ...188,340   33,084   44,367   270,791
British tonnage den-fine from ths
norts of the United Kinedom for
abroad was nearly double the foreign
tonnage, the figures being 38.276,000
and 22.232.000 tuns respectively. In
the coasting trs-le thc totals were
55,990.000 tons British, and 3,496,000
tons foreign.
New Tenor Found.
A young Irish tenor, Mr. John Mc-
Cormack, will be one of the sensations of the autumn season of Italian
upera at Covcnt Garden. He is but
twenty-three years of age, and, consequently, quite one of the youngest
English-speaking tenors to be starred
on the classic stage, of London
opera He is to appear as Rodolfo in
"La Boheme" and in other important
Quite one of the stranpest things
about this promising vocalist is that
until about two years ago be bail had
no training in music. Mr. McCormack,
who is Athlone born, began to study
for the Civil Service. In 1902 a friend,
recognizing what, a remarkable voice
h_ had, persuaded him to enter for
the National Irish Festival. He did
so, and won the gold medal for tenor
His first fee, when be did try concert work, was one of 4s. for two concerts in Slign. In lc03 he entored
the choir of a Catholic cathedral in
Dublin, and the next venr be was
singing at the St Louis Exhibition in
America. A benefit concert given in
Dublin helped h*m to Italy in 1905,
where he studied in Milan with Signor Sabntini.
He made his on-ratic d' but in Italy
at Savona in Mascatrni's "L'Amico
Fritz," but, such is faro*, he could
not get anyone lo even listen to him
ting in London fnr months. In
March Mr. Arthur Boowv heard him,
���ind immi'di'telv engaged him for the
London ballard concerts.
A Polite  Beast.
The cheetah is considered by some
as among the most gentlemanly of
beasts. A Btory from Otoacamund illustrates what fine manners the animal has���at times, at any rate. Three
Calcutta visitors to the hill Btation
were out on a tramp, when they were
overtaken by a thunderstorm, accompanied by sheets of rain.
Tbey spied a cave, in the side of the
hill, and into it they rushed. When
the rain stopped, tliey came out, and
to their surprise found a cheetah sitting licking the heavy wet off his
waistcoat  and his paws.
It was his cave, but rather than deprive his visitors of their shelter the
polite creature hnd sat outside in the
driving tempest. With a friendly mew,
and gracefully wagging his tail, the
cheetah bade adieu to his gupsts and
walked with dignity it**1'* 'mh house.
Too  Strenuous.
The Clergyman���Young man, I am
delighted to hear that you disapprove
of dancing.
Young Mail���Yes, sir, I do! When It
comes to hugging a girl, I think It
can be accomplished by quieter methods.���New York Life.
"Gracious," she exclaimed, "you look
"I should say I ub hot," replied thc
man with the watery eyes. "Id's
edough to bake eildybod.v hot to bab a
cold  like  tnis  Id  the  sitrber tibe."~-
An    Incident    of   the   Tragic    Retreat
From Moscow.
It was on Nov. 25. at about 7 o'clock
lu the morning, when we saw the
head of the column. The first we saw
were generals, a few of whom were
on horseback, but the majority on
foot. The latter painfully dragged
themselves along almost all having
their feet frozen nud bound up In rags
and pieces of sheepskin and dying of
hunger. We then saw what was left
of tbe cavalry of tlie guard. The emperor came next nu foot, with a stick
ln his bund. He was muffled up ln
a large capote lined with fur and wore
on his head an amaranthine velvet
cap edged with black foxskln. Ou
his right inarched, also ou foot. King
Murat; on his left. Prince Eugeue.
viceroy of Italy; then Bertbler, prince
of Neufchtitpl; Ney. Mortler. Lefebvre
und other marshals and generals
whose corps tiad been partly destroyed.
They were followed by 700 to SOO officers and suboffieers, marching In order and bearing In the greatest silence
the eagles of the regiments to which
they hud belonged and that had sn
often led them to victory. They were
the remnant of over OO.OOO men. Nfy
poor Picart. who had not seen the
army for a month, gazed on silently,
but his convulsive movements showed
only too well what be felt. I saw big
tears roll down the cheeks und fall
ou his mustache, from which Icicles
were hanging Then, turning to me
"Really, com put tint, I do not know
whether I am a.ilepp or awuke; 1 weep
because 1 huve seen out* emperor
marching on foot, a stick In his band-
he that was so great and who bus
maue us so proud!"���"Memolres of Sergeant Bourgngne."
" I thought 1 mutt go on suffering
from piles un.il I died; bat Zam-Buk
cured me," says Mra. E. Keedf of St-een-
nurg (Ont.). and adds:���"I wai bo weakened
that I could hardly move about, and a little
work caused mo treat aifouy. Tien I heard
ot this grand balm, and I am thankful to
say that it has cured me."
___un-Uuk ftls-** cum* cut*, turni, brulut, itlffnrw,
Mum-*.. uk<T��, cbal��d i luces, -kit* fat, ruiiKii nd ikin
(���.lilth'j!, aud all ikin Inju. i nnd dlKUM. Iiritj:j;ULift iid it-mei ��. We, a box, or Zuu-Buk Cc.lototno. 1
A Showman's Experience With Counterfeit Coins In Naples.
"^y"hen you are abroad," said a tourist agent, "look out for counterfeit
money. In France and Italy especially look out. There are a lot of small
souled French and Italians who save
up counterfeit money all the year to
dump tt on the tourist trade In the
"I said to look out, but really that
is Impossible. An American tourist
has his hands full just to count for
elgn money, with Its centimes and
lyres, its francs and centesiml, and
when too often he ls unable to count
this money how can he detect counterfeits tu It?
"Italy ls the worst country, and It
Is safe to say that every tourist loses
in bad money there 1 or 2 per cent of
all that passes through his hands.
"When Buffalo Bill showed ln Naples the audience was enormous, but
the next day when tbe business manager went to bank the receipts of the
night, lo and behold, over a thousand
dollars ln counterfeit money had been
taken in.
"Buffalo Bill ln person went und
complained to the prefect, or chief of
" 'They passed a thousand dollars ou
you in counterfeit?' suld the prefect.
" 'They did,' snld Buffalo Bill bitterly.
" 'Just like these Italians,' exclaimed
the prefect. 'What a grand nation!' "
The Best Cash Register
"But, sir," insisted the persistent
agent, "I want to sell you the most
wondr-rful eosh register that was
ever put on the market. It will keep
account of what you take* in, what
you pay out, what you spend, how
you spend it, and "
"My dear man," interrupted Mr.
Meeker, with a wan smile, "I already have a cash register that does
all that."
"Indeed! And may I ask the
"Yes; my wife."���Philadelphia Inquirer.
To Those of Sedentary Occupation
���Men who follow sedentary occupations, which deprive them of fresh
air and exercise, are more prone to
disorders of the liver and kidneys
than those who lead active, outdoor
lives. The former will find in Pur-
melee's Vegetable Pills a restorative
without question the nioHt efficacious
on the market. They are easily pro-
aurable, easily taken, net expeditiously, and they are surprisingly cheap,
considering  their excellence.
A first grade boy brought perfect
spelling papers home for several
weeks, and then suddenly began to
miss five and  six out of ten.
"How's this, son?" asked his
"Teacher's fault," replied the boy.
"How is it the teacher's fault?"
"She moved tho little boy that sat
next to nie."���Lippincott's.
Thunder In Varieu* Regions.
Java Is said to be the region of the
globe where It thunders ofteuest, having thunderstorms ninety-seven days
in the year. After It are Sumatra,
with eighty-six days; Hindustan, with
fifty-six; Borneo, with fifty-four; the
Gold Coast, with fifty-two, aud Bio de
Janeiro, with fifty-one. In Europe,
Italy occupies the first place, with
thirty-eight days of thunder, while
France and southern Russia bave six
teen days. Great Britain und Switzerland have each seven days, and Norway has four. Thunder ls rare at
Cairo, being heard only three days lu
the year, and extremely rare iu northern Turkestan aud the polar regions.
.11 hiiril, soft or calloused lumps aad blem
islies, from horses, blood spavin, curbs,
iplhits, ringbone, sweeney, stifles, sprains, sore
ind swollen throttt, coughs, etc. Save $50 by
jse ot one bottle. Warranted the most won
Irrfut   Dle'nish   Cure   ev*r   known.
In France the average yield of
wine is 112 gallons to every acre of
rineyard; in Spain it rises to 130 gallons, but Algeria holds the record
with  300 gallons to  tho  acre.
A Guess
"Pa," snid Willie, thoughtfully,
"I think I know now what the minister meant when he said "it is more
blessed to give than to receive."
"Yes," replied his pa, "well, what
did he meon"?
"Castor  oil."���Philadelphia    Press.
Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
Silent Women of Korea
The Korean woman who speaks or
even nods on her wedding day immediately becomes an object of ridicule, and loses caste. Neither threat
nor prayer .must move her, for the
whole household is on the alert to
eatoh a single muttered syllable.
Her period of silence often lasts for
a week or more, and when complete
silence is broken she ..uses her tongue
for only the most necessary uses.
The "Dandy Horse."
The father of tbo bicycle tribe, the
"dandy horse." wus Invented ln 1818
by Baron von Drulse of Paris. It" consisted of two wheels about thirty Inches in diameter running one in the wake
of the other and connected by a beam
of wood, upon which, half way from
each end, wus n saddle or perch, an
arm rest lu front completing tbe machine. It was propelled by kicking the
ground with the right and left foot alternately. It was from such a crude
affair that the modern bicycle was
^owly evolved.
Taking No Chancel.
The court appointed a young lawyer
to defend a Georgia darky, but after
the prisoner had looked the lawyer
over he si*Id:
"No, Mister Jeilge, I reckon not De
las* time I got In i!e peultentlary I had
a man dat look des laic hlm to defend
me, so des leave him out de case en
i_ imme ten years!"
A Cedar Cheat.
A cedar chest cuu easily be made at
home by taking any wooden chest or
box that has been stained. Sprinkle
Inside liberally with oil of cedar, and
on papers, put between cloths, and
keep It closed. A clothespress with
shelves can be sprinkled and also the
walls. By keeping tightly closed it
will be as if made of cedar.
Trinidad ls perhaps the principal
breeding place for sea birds ln the
south Atlantic. The deposit of guano
is consequently great. There arc
traces of abundant extinct vegetation.
A Church Beacon.
The Roman Catholic church at
Nome is surmounted by an immense
cross, blazing with electric light. It
serves as a lighthouse for miles np
and down the coast and has been the
means of saving many lives from shipwreck. It ls also useful as a beacon
to miners going to town from the
The World Today.
The population of the world as given
in the latest estimate ls 1,440,-350,000.
It ls a logical inference that the present population of the earth exceeds
that of any former period.
The average mnn needs 1,600 lbs.
weight of food to sustain him for a
If the barometer falls as much as
one-tenth in an hour, or two-tenths
in four hours, it is a sure sign that
a storm is coming.
A  Scene   of  Pandemonium   Described
by   Writer   in   "Blackwood's."
In the courtyard before the temple
the crowd was thicker than ever, but
within the three doorways was pandemonium indescribatd.*;. Things were
seen in glimpses, and then a heave of
the crowd or a maxim fusilade of
ci ackers tore away the attention. In
the lirst courtyard by the palm-tree,
says a writer in "Blackwood's," a
sweating coolie was drawing holy
water from the well, and slopping it
out to pilgrims gratis for dear life.
No time for ritualistic elegancies,
which, besides, we don't value a brass
cash. . .' . In a cloister hy the
model junk a middle-aged woman of
respectable appearance ��� some good
wife, no doubt���was arguing with
A Dirty Templu-Blessing
over a bamboo joint, full of divining
spills. "Ten cents deposit first," he
was saying; "just now a box was stolen." The lady (she is plain and anxious looking) compromises by agreeing to say her prayers On the spot.
���She tells the fellow what it is she
desires in two short words, without
troubling to lower her voice, and then
down on her knees in the thick of
us, while we push back to give her
room to knock her head clear of our
toes. She rattles her box of spills till
one flies out. . . . Bang, clang,
drum, and gong! We are pushed and
hustled away by the swaying throng.
. . . A crowd of women struggling
to light incense-sticks i.t the guttering tapers in a brazen censer as long
as a trough. ... A roar of voices,
drifting smoke, and ashes that flutter
down. Strange how people know their
own business best. The gold faces
of the image*, and their fat red arms,
which looked so garish on ths duy of
my peaceful firs*, i'isit, aro now seen
through a veil of smoke, effulgent
countenances, and rosy limbs. Remember, then, that these monstrous
Chinese deities were never designed
to be walked   round, patted, aid   pat-
onized, but to h * gazed up to with the
aye of faith amid soul-stirring accompaniments. There is a clear space before the Queen of Heaven, and half
a dozen women are kneeling on round
mats there.    They have all
Black Patches on Their Foreheads
from bumping their heads on the
ground. The ground may be dirty
but it is dry, and the patches are wet
and shiny. I think there is something artificial about this. One old
lady is setting to work in a most business-like way. As soon as she has
said her prayer she kow-tows, and as
soon as she has kow-towed she shakes
out her tally. Her daughter-in-law
standing by picks up each oue as it
drops and takes it to the table where
the clerks aro writing. They enter
the numbers on a slip of paper according to her directions. "No. 13
for Ah Ling, Elder Brother-in-law,
please," and so on, right through the
family. When the tale is complete
she will take her list to the ticket department and exchange it for the
St. Joseph, Levis, July 14, 1903.
Minard's  Liniment  Co.,  Limited.
Gentlemen���I was badly kicked
by my horse last May and after using several preparations on my leg
nothing would do. My leg was black
as jet. I was laid up in bed for a
fortnight and could not walk. After
using three bottles of your MINARD'S LINIMENT I was perfectly
cured, so that I could start on the
Commercial Traveller.
Ouida is a great lover.of animals.
She hates cruelty and is a particularly fierce opponent of those who
dock the tails of horses. Discussing
the absurd reasons that are given
for this tail-docking fashion, she
told a little Florentine story.
"A great cardinal went driving
through the city of Florence with
his horses' tails cut egregiously
short. A woman took the cardinal's
coachman to task for this.
" 'How,' she said, 'can our gentle
cardinal favor a fashion so abominable  as  this  one  of  tail-docking?'
" 'Madam,' the coachman answered,
'it is my reverend master's kindness
of heart. He is a member of several
societies for the prevention of cruelty
to animals, and he docks Iiis horses'
tails in order to prevent them from
annoying  the   poor  little  flies.'"
A Horse with a
Strained ShorJder
b sound as a dollar in 24 hours
after you rub the sore spot with
Fellows' Leaning's: Essence.
It gives Instant relic/ In all
cases of Strains, Bruises and
Swellings ��� draws the pain
right out ��� strengthens the
weak back, shoulder or knee.
Whether you have one horse
or twenty, accidents are liable
to happen any time. Keep a
bottle ol
handy so you can have it when
50c. a bottle.    At dealers,
Boy  Wanders   For  Four  Days  Without  Food.
After having been lost on the TJlls-
water Fells, and without food for four
days and four nights, Thomas Martin-
dale, a nine-year-old Penrith boy, has
just been safely restored to his parents. He "was only saved by meeting with some cows. "1 got into u
mist on the White Boy," he said,
"and I could not find my way. I
walked about for a long time. At
night I came to a farm, and the farmer showed me the way back, but he
did not give mo any food. I lost my
way again, and 1 sheltered in a cave.
The next morning the mist was as
thick as ever. 1 walked all day, and
drank water from pools. At night" I
rested in another cave. A little lamb
came into the cave and kept me warm.
The next day," he continued, "I kept
0.1 walking, but I could not see a
house anywhere. I slept that night
in a cattle shelter, and I spent the
next night in the same place. The
following morning I saw some cows,
and I knew someone would come to
milk them. I waited there until a
man came and took me away." The
boy was brought to the house of Mr.
Leek, at Troutbjck Parte, Windermere, where he was well cared lor.
He was taken to his home later.
How Color Affects Dew.
Color occasionally affects the formation of dew materially, as may be
proven by a simple experiment. Place
three pieces of board���one white, another green, and another black���in
such a position that they may have
the sun on them all day, and then
leave them exposed to the air all
night. A clear, cool night should be
chosen for the experiment, ior dew
rarely forms when it is cloudy. If all
the conditions are normal, it will be
found in the morning that there is a
good deal ol dew on the white board
much less on the green board, and
still less on thc black board; indeed,
there may hi none at all on the latter
The difference is due to the fact that
the three boards absorb the sun's ray_
unequally, and are therefore of different temperatures at the close of the
day. The black board absorbs thc
most heat, and the white board the
least. They all begin to lose their
heat as soon 11s the buii's rays leave
them, the white board cooling first,
the green board next, and the black
board last. As soon as they become
cool enough to condense the watery
vapor of the air in contact with them,
dew will begin to form on them. It
may be that the black board will absorb more heat during the day than
it can throw off at night; if so, no
dew will form on it
is daily converting   thousands of drinkers  of  the
artificially colored teas of Japan.
H.;dh?.ntVM-.ffKVSUTTfcft'400' 60�� 'nd 60��p,r >ound-At"' e^ooe^���'���
Experiment* Show That It la a Valuable Ration For Fowl*.
A writer in the American Poultry
Advocate has the following to say of
the value of skim milk as a partial
ration for fowls:
The West Virginia experiment Btation has recently made some systematic tests to prove the value of
skim milk for laying hens. The first
test covered 122 days. The twenty-
two hens fed skim milk laid 1,244 eggs
as compared with 090 eggs laid by tho
twenty-two hens fed mash wet with
water. In another test sixty hens fed
the skim milk ration laid 802 eggs ln
thirty-seven days as compared with
632 eggs laid by a similar lot fed no
skim milk. Other tests gave about
the same comparative results. The
conductois of these experiments estimate that under the prevailing conditions nnd with eggs selling for 20 or
25 cents per dozen the skim milk used
for moistening the mash had a feeding value of from 1% to 2 cents per
quart. That milk is one of the best
general foods for almost all stock and
human beings, too, Is recognized by
everybody and needs no special proof.
That It should bave better results ln
nutrition than just plain water ls really self evident. When I feed skim
milk to lay fowls, I do expect to get
some benefit from It. But It ls a
satisfaction to know that It Is worth,
for feeilin.; purposes, the comparatively hlRh figure of 1'/_ or 2 sents a quart.
At the Ontario experimental farm
some tests of the value of skim milk,
whey, etc., as a a addition to grains
for fattening poultry have recently
been conducted. From a summary of
data on the relative value of whey,
skim milk and numerous feeds for fattening chickens It appears that ,*.ulu
was most cheaply made on a mixture
of equal parts of cornmeal, oatmeal
and shorts mixed with whey, the cost
being 4 cents per pound, and was
most expensive (6 cents per pound) on
11 mixture of equal parts of cornmeal,
shorts and oatmeal, with 30 per cent of
pork scrap, water being used to wet
up the ration. It wns found that sour
skim milk (milk that Is thickened) ls
without doubt the best liquid to mix
with grain rations where a uniform
product is wanted and more so where
white fleshed chickens are In demand;
also that sweet skim milk has not so
high a feeding vniue for grown chickens ns sour milk and that whey Is a
better food than Is generally considered.   It seems to aid digestion.
ner Limit.
Eva���I don't think lOlliel would ever
make a successful woman speculator.
She could never remember when to
say "buy wheat" or "buy copper."
Katharine ��� No, indeed. About all
sho could remember would be "buy
soda" or "buy ice cream." ��� Detroit
Not Trustworthy,
"Aunt Betsy,  I  hear that you are
afraid to ride on the train."
"De truf, too, honey!   Ef dar ls any-*
thing dat  1   is sheered ob, It's  dem
white folks' cynrs.   I 'a* been ou 'ur.i
but onct, an' den I nebber let all my
weight down!"���Lippincott's,
"Yes, he reads the most Imaginative
poetry, Indulges In the wildest statements, loves tho brightest colors and
absolutely doesn't know the value of
"I see; he's an advertising man for a
dry goods store."���Puck.
That Stz^rRoofeif
The strongest wind that ever Hew can't
rip away a roof covered with self-locking
Rain can't get through it in 25 years
(guaranteed in writing for that lone���good
for a century, really)���fire can't both**r such
a roof���proof againat alt the elements���the
cheapest GOOlT roof there in.
Write us and we'll show you why it
costs least to roof right.   Just address
The PEDLAR People %d
Oshitwa Montreal Ottawa Toronto Loudon Winnipeg*
Liquid Lice Killers.
As a general rule, the commercial
liquid lice killers are more dependable
nnd satisfactory than homemade kerosene mixtures. However, the following combinations will he found reliable
If carefully used; A saturate solution
of crude naphthalene flakes In kerosene, made by dissolving ln kerosene
all It will take lip of crude naphthalene flakes, makes nn effective lice
paint and Is a good remedy for scaly
leg. Two fluid ounces of.nny conl tar
disinfecting liquid mixed with n gallon of kerosene Is nn effective lice
paint for destroying red mites and
coop lice. Either of these preparations
used as a liquid lice paint nbout the
roosts aud dropping lionrds should be
applied In the forenoon or before the
middle of the day, so that they will
thoroughly dry into the woodwork be
fore the fowls go to roost
Lame Horses
certainly do need Kendall's Spavin Cure.
Whether It's from a Bruise, Cut, Strain.
Swelling or Spavin, KBNDAI.VS will
cure the lameness���quickly���completely.
Cur Aa, Sask., May 16th '06.
"I have used Kendall's Spavin Cure for
- - years and find it 11 sure cure."
 |1'kank B. Ad/ MS.
Price $1���* for $5.
Accept no substitute. The great
book��� "Treatise
on the Horse"���
free fromdealera
or aa
Di. I. J. Kendall Ce.
Enoibun Falls,
Yirmont. U.SJ*.
Preparing Broilers For Market.
A fat broiler is quite a rarity. Thc
best thnt can be done ln general Is to
have them plump, for tlie natural tendency of the chick ls to use all nutriment for growth and development.
When the birds are nearly large
enough for the market, they should be
given all the fattening feed they will
eat, and for this purpose corn In various forms should be fed freely. They
will digest more feed If fed ground
than If whole or cracked. A moistened
mash consisting of about two-thirds
cornmeal and one-third bran by bulk
ls good. Cooked potatoes are good,
and milk, with a little sugar added,
will hasten fattening.
Newspapers In China.
Native Chinese papers state that the
Chinese press will in future be controlled by the ministry of posts and
communications. The following new
laws are proposed: The pi ess shall
r. it be permitted to attack either the
Government or the Administration.
Nothing ol the nature of a personal
attack shall be published, nor shall
any secret document of the Government be inserted. These laws will be
put in operation after the advice of
tha ministers has been secured.
Accidents to Seamen.
Deaths  from  accidents  among seamen number fifty-three per 10,000, five
times higher than In "dangerous occupations."
Barleycorns. .
The table of measures says that
three barleycorns make one inch, and
so they do. Wheu the standards of
measures were first established, three
barleycorns, well dried, were taken
and laid end to end, three being understood to make au inch In length.
Liver Trouble In Fowl*.
When a few hens ln a flock show
symptoms of advanced stages of liver
trouble, It Is reasonable to conclude
that others In the flock ure ln the
earlier stages. Give the flock a grass
run If possible. If uot, give green
food liberally, avoid the excessive uso
ot corn, aud try to secure a considerable amount of exercise for the fowls.
This Is best accomplished for fowls in
confinement by feeding the grain in
litter and feediug rather sparingly at
first. This reduction of diet should not
be continued too long. If It ls, the
birds become weakened nnd reduced in
A Surprise in Biscuits
Every box of Mooney's Perfection
Cream Sodas you open���you will
find a new delight in these dainty
When you want to surprise yourself,
give your appetite a treat with
Mooney's     �����
Perfection Cream Sodas
The Feather of the Hen.
The shaft of the feather is the stem
of the feather, that part which Is filled
with pith and which bears the barbs.
The barbs are the side branches of the
feather. Shafting means that the shaft
of the plumed portion of the feather ls
either lighter or darker thau the web
of the feather, The web of tne feather
is the flfit or plumed portion of the
feather made up of a series of barbs on
either side of tlie shaft.
Fattening Crates.
Fattening orates am made with slat
bottoms. The leg weakness of chickens confined In crates Is often due to
the ratiou being too one sided. A little
bone meal or granulated raw bone added to the mash will usually prevent
this trouble, or use cut clover'and .ut
alfalfa freeij.
���very packet
will kill
mora flies than
300 sheets
ef sticky paper
10c per packet, or 3 packets for 25c.
will last a whole season.
Arc Hard to Cure,
will remove them and leave no>.
blemish. Hoes not blister op re-	
move the hair, cures any puff or swelling. Horse can
he worked.tS.OOperbottle.delivered..Book frC Tret.
AI.KOUIIINI*., JK, lor mankind, 81.00 pu?
bottle. Cures Bolls, ltruises. Old Sores, SweUlu_n��,
Varicose Volna, Varicocele, Hydrocele.  .Allays Tain
W. F. YOURS,MF, WWonmcutfi Si., Springfield, Mass,
LYMAN SONS & CO., Montreal. Canadian Agents.
Alio /urn../.__. by Martin Bel* 6\ Wynn* Co., Wlnntp*xh
Tht National Drug t% Ghamloat Co.. Winnipeg and Cu/tfac**,
ond H*nd*non Brom, Co. Ltd.. Vanooumr.
W.    N.    U.    No.   655
I **3e?^-
Z     r%       f ^   (-ww      t *     ���   winter wean <
! Bank of (Montreal, I The Children.
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CAPITAL ALL PAID UP, $14,400.0010.
REST. $11,0.00,000
PresidentT-Lo��n Stsatmcona amd Mount Royaj..
Vice-President���H.on. Gkojugb A. Dbijmuond.
General Manager���E. S. Cujuston.
Branches in All The Principal Cities in Canada
'*   A General Banking Business Transacted.
No   need   for parents  in any   part of
the Slocan to send east for their
Children's wear.
And at prices that will suit you.
If you live in New Denver, cull and
inspect* my stock. If yon live at Slocan,
Bilveittin, Ros.'bery, Nakuap. Three
Forks or Sandon, ilrop roe a line, we
can certainly do business together,
IA Vision of Loveliness
1 !
I Dolls
Slocan HD.ii.iiq iRevtew
. Palma Angiignon
Meets tlie ardent gaze of every girl who stops to
inspect tlie assortment of
we are exhibiting in our window this week,
Every one is a beauty J
-   YOUR GIRL, WANTS ONR.    Why not make
her happy by getting one for her Xmas gift ?
She would also appreciate
H Zoy piano,     a ��o? Coolitng "Range,
Qv a Set of Etisbcs,
Or if too old for these, then  a Dainty Gold-filled Bracelet
or a Necklet and Locket.
Books next week.
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 tha attractions and
creature comforts that heart of man drfsireB. Facing the
glorious Slocan Lake, where boating and angling may be indulged in all the year round, an uninterrupted view of the
famous Glacier and snow clad peaks may be witnessed at all
times from the veranda. Booms, single or en suite, reserved
by wire.    Gasoline launch at disposal of Tourists.    Apply to
General Freighting
and Transfer.
i_J f
���Subscription .8.00 per annum, strictly   *\JA-_.   Hptl*���./���/**���*r     R C
in advance.   No pay, no paper. llCW   UCllVCr)   L>.\_/.
Advbktising Ratks :
Notices to Delinquent Owners - fU.OO
"     for Crown Grants    -   -    7.SO
"     " Purchase of Land   -    7.50
"      " License to Cut Timber COO
All locals will be charged for at the rate
of 15c. por line each issue.
Transient rates made known on application.   Np room for Qijacks.
Address all Communications and make
Cheques payable to
Editor and Publisher.
Finance your linid-eanicd cash.
Buy where you save ill nnd 26 per cent
on your money. One half ton of English Breakfast Tea, regular price 00 ctB.
lb., our price 50 cts.
Jap enameled caddy, Regular price
ynu aro paying $2 50and .8.00, our piice
$1.00 per caddy.
Copenhagen  snuff, per crock.  $1.06.
Gillett razors, $5.00 each.
Onr price li*-t for spot cash, Toronto
houses systun will be here in this Bpace
every week.
Make yourself familiar with the
���above rates and Save Trouble.
The following article  from the
.son News is Ihe most sensible ono on
the labor problem  we have yet read:
"The quick change from   scarcity to  marked
District of  West Kootenay,
Take  notice  that  Andrew  Wallace,
acting as agent for the Silverton  Lumber and  Power  Company, of  Silverton
B.C., Contractor,   intends to apply fur
Nel-  permission   to purchase the  following
di scribed land :   Commencing at a post
planted on lhe east shore ol Slocnn lake
about one mile south of Rosebery,  and
A.   VV.'s    south-west  corner,
over abundance  in   the labor  market   thenceeast 'about one chain to the right
should prove an object  h sson   to those of Wliy of *lie Nakusp and Slocan railway
...       ... ., thence nortli  20 chains,  along the rnil-
conceined in immigration matters. ...      , ......
way lo the shore of  the  hike,  thenoe
There is not continuous employment B0utherly along the lake shore to point
for any very large body of men in   this ol commencement, containing five acres
Labor may be scarce in the  moro or less,
New Denver
Meat Market
Always a good supply of
home-fed Beef, Mutton
and  Pork on hand.
Poultry, Game and
Fish in season.
Hermann Clever
professional Caroe.
Shelf    and   Heavy   Hardware,   Mine
Smelter and Mill Supplies.
provincial tlssa^cr
anb Gbemtst
Sandon Assay Office
Ordinary Tariff:
Gold, Silver, Lead, Copper, Iron, Silica,
(1.00 each.
Silver with Copper or Lead, Mangtncse,
Lime, $1.50 each.
Zinc,  Antimony,    Sulphur,   Gold and
Silver. $2.00.
Gold, Silver, with Lead or Copper, Zinc
and Silver, (2.60.
Silver, Zinc and Lead   tt 00
Gold, Silver, Zinc, Lead and Iron, .4.00
Special Kates for Mine and Mill Work,
General Merchant   - -   New Denver
��� >
��� ���
Has a large  shipment of Groceries, Gents' Furnishings
aud other useful things due to arrive in a few days.
Everything the J,atcst, the Newest,   the Freshest for
the Christmas trade.
BUY HERK.���It will  be money in your pocket and ?
contentment iu your heart. *
f**!* *5*^J**J**J* %* **����� %���* v 4* *���* "V *** t* *** *** *���* *** ********* ****** v ^*v^ "4* *r* *?*^* *5* v *?* ***���;(��� *���?*^, ^**J*^r *���* *���* *$��� *���**?**���**���*
summer months, but with the advent
nf fall, large numbers are thrown out of
employment and their prospects of securing remunerative employment
through the winter are poor indeed.
Unfortunately it is the white labor
that ia chiefly displaced hy these fluctuations, the cheap Asiatic labor is kept
���whilst white men,   who might  mako
November lath. 1007.
Groceries S
Jeweller and
My stock of CANNED GOODS
is always Fresh, and tvery customer receives honest value for
money spent.
Late with J. O. Patenaude, Nelson.
I am now displaying ?
Pay me a visit.
tion to mail orders.
Mrs-   Matheson,
Repair! to Brooches, Pins, etc. in Gold
good citizens, are allowed to walk  thc   I-*RV'; )';us''en mv line of Ladies Blouses or Lead Solder.
6 and  the assortment of fancy goods     A" w��rk guaranteed.     Special atten-"
streets or leave the country, " ....-- i:��� . ,. ._j__.
During the period of shortage of
labor, we hoard a good deal about the
difficulties of the employer and appeals
were made to the patriotism of the
���white union laborer to offer no obstacle
to the importation of labor from abroad.
Now it is up to the employer to prove
his patriotism. Every employer of
labor who has Asiatics in  his  employ ���*
sijould  take prompt steps   to replace  Hfeadquarters
Zhe Slocan 1F3otel
ftbree jforhs,
Kootenay Hotel
SandoD, B.C.
Great -transcontinental
The bent of Equipment and
.A..   O.  OstToy
Correspondence Invited
Madonna Block    :    New Denver, B.C.
P. O. Box 87.
_L_iO"**7Vr-�� <_Sz_ I-Ietill
Capitalization     ..        ..     ...    $20,000
Ol *
First-class Rooms; First-ol *.. Meals ' ''���"������-class Bar; Special
attention to Tourists; Luxury and . n ort vhen visiting this
favorite summer resort absolutely guaranteed. Guides furnished for Hunting and Mountain Climbing ,,'arties. Gasoline
launch in connection. Incomparable Scenery and Climate.
Facing lake and glacier this hotel offers all that is required
to make your visit a memorable one.     Write or wire to���
A. Jacobson. Prop., New Denver, B.C.
Fresh Milk delivered  to any
part of the town.
Outside points supplied regularly.
H. S. NELSON   -
Tourist, Standard Sleeping
Cars and Dining Cars on all
through tiaius.
Low Rate Rail  Tickets in
connection with Ocean
Steamship Tickets.
Cheap Ocean Rates
to Europe.
Call on or write���
E. J. Cotj,b, A.G.P.A.
John Mob, D.I'.A., Nelson.
Ladies' Dress 10c
Silk Blouse or Ball
Gown 50c
Towels, handerchiefs, petticoats, socks, etc BOc doz.
Working men wr.3hing 10c pee.
Collars 3c. Shirts 16c.
Special attention to shipping orders.
Put up in Pint Pottles for Family and Hotel Trad*.
We guarantee its Strength and  Purity.
The Leading Hotel of the Silvery Slocan
Warm Cosy Rooms.       Restaurant  in
connection.   Excellent Pool Table.
Bar well Stocked.
Sandon, B. C.
Heabquarter-3 for flDinfng anb (Travelling flDcn
Meals First Class. Bar, The Best
"Rooms large. Clean anb Cost.
for   Mining   Men Should your business or pleasure take
them with white men.
If tbe sawmdls, railway companies
and other largo employers would take
Jiold of this matter at once in a truly
patriotic spirit, the unemployed difficulty, so far as white men are concerned,
would speedily be overcome and a very
advanced step would have been taken
.towards the solution of the Asiatic
problem in Biilisli Columbia.
The   Cranbrook Herald,   admittedly
when visiting this famous Silver*
L,ead Mining Camp. Every
comfort for the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar and Excellent Pool Table.
Hugh Niven, Proprietor
local Salesman Wanted Tor
New Denver
And Adjoining District to represent
Canada's Greatest Nurseries
you to Sandon at any time, call at
the  Kootenay  and let Ed. or
George mix you the famous
Sandon Cocktail or your
own favorite lotion.
No frost here. Two shifts always.
am Bennett *_-��
Manufacturers of Pine I.umber, Shiplap, and
Finishing Fir and'famarac, Dimension, Etc.
_...,_ ,,.,,.., Trees of right size and age for British
the  best local paper published   in tho  Columbia planting.     Crown  on  lime-
interior of the Province, comments  in   stone 6oil I hardier and longer lived than
coast ti oi H.
a pointed  manner upon our  locating
in New Dmver, and all readers will
conclude that " Oil Man" Simpson, its
capable editor, has bluntly put the situation in its true light, for which wo
thank him:
"J. J. Atherton has moved the Slocan
Mining Review from Sandon to New
Denver, the Lucerne of Canada, made
/anions by R. T. Lowery if) the ���ally
boom days. We trust that the people
.of that city will appreciate the value of
a paper like Mr. Atherton can produce
and give him a ruppurt that will keep
the sheriff out of tbe shop and give
comfort and happiness to hjrn and his
family. The only way that this ran be
done *.s for every man engaged in business in that town lo t ,kp an adyertise-
mentand pay for it, and Inrthermorp,
for every resident in the town to get a
hustle on himself and try to increase
the subscription list of the puper. New
Denver has a great chance to get on
earth once more, and it is up lo the
.citizens to do their part."
A permanent situation, Territory reserved ; Pay   weekly; Free outfit.
Wiite for particulars.
Stone & Wellington
(Licensed hy B.C. Government )
TORONTO       -      - ���      ONT.
I Lucerne  &
H Shaving Parlor.
;;   e*p0p^^f*lP
"; The only Public Baths
in the Hlocan,
-*  Agent for the Kootenay Steam
Laundry. T
��� '   3=SS=^__^��^S^^S^S    *
j;  J. E. ANGRIGNON  - PROP.   ?
^Hverton, J5.<3.
Recognised by tlie Travelling
Public, Miners and Miuing
Men to be the Best Hotel in
the Slocan. Tlie bar is stocked with the choicest quenchers.
Mill on Slocan Lake
A. OWENS, Manager
P.O. Box 20,
IR. fll>. Spencer *- prop
Funerals conducted on Short
notice at any point In thc district.    Shells always in stock.
Wr��t Kootenay
I, William Stewart Drewry, by occupation a Land Survi yor, intend to
apply for ft "pedal liiei'se to cut timber upi*n six hundred and forty acre**
of land, situate on the west side o'
Slocan Lake about one-half mile north o
Nemo creek bounded sb follows i
Commencing at a post    planted   at
tbo   N.K. corner   of Lot  6o6l, thence
., ,,  .,.,       ,, ,   /,        ,   _, .,  nortli 20  chains more or i.ss to   the
Coh ,&ilver,('*ipperorLe��d each, J 1.00 s W. coiner of Lot 842.8; thence north
Gold-Slim. -t..o0 Silver-Lead., fl. 50 ]()0 chains,thenco west 40chains, thence
Zinc.. .2.00 t-old i.ilver with Copper or south 80 chain., thence west 40 chain.,
Lead..  2.60. thonce   South40 Chains thence  east 80
Prompt attention fiven to all samples. c*iaill!j more or leM to tlK, point oi oom_
'io percent . discount upon five samples   mencement.
BAKER ST., NELSON. Dated Aug. 14th. 1H07
P.O. Drawer, 1108 Phone A67        WILLIAM STEWART DREWRY
��. m'TObbowson
' Colin )t Campbell
Notary Public
P.O. BOX 10
Everything MUST GO.
Clothing, Hats, Caps, Underwear,
Crockery, Glassware, Hardware.
Below are Some of Our Snaps:
OVERCOATS, regular price $10.00 Sale Price $*j.oo
OVERCOATS, " "   $20.00 "      "   $10.00
OVERCOATS-, " "   $15.00 "       "     $7*SO
SUITS, " "   $10 to $25 $s to $10,00
PANTS, " "   $3 to $6 $i to $3
SHIRTS       (Job Lot)  50C
Wool Sox, 35c- Pai--      Fine Sox, igc. to 35c
MEN'S BOOTS regular price $6.00 Sale price $4.50
All other Goods at Corresponding Prices.
E. R. Atherton
Mail Orders Promptly Atlendid to.
Fine Assorted Chocolates
���bj  SPECIAL PRICE 30o. & 50c. per Box.   jgl   CANDIES
Three ForltB, by J. T. Kelly and Silverlon, by T. H. Wilson
8P. :-i?.VJ.v&><
; Cl ������. *   TAII OR
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Go to Wilson's for
I rom, Steel, etc.
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