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Devoted to Advertising the resources
of the rich Slocan
Mining Division. . .
Slocan Mining Review.
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^ Sent to any address
for $2.00 per ann.
If you see it in the
" Review,"   it's  so.
No. 27.   Vol. I.
SANDON, British Columbia, Thursday, Feb. 28, 1907.
Single Copies 10c.
Report of W. I log-alls Is
Of Special Value to intending: Investors.
The following is the continuation of
the report published in these cilumn
last week of Walter Renton Ingalls on
the Slocan 8tar"mine:
Passing easterly from the sicond
winze on No. 4, I found 150 feet of
practically barren vein. Quartz lenzes
OOOUr at interval; and sometimes also
a little siderite, but these cross the
strike of the vein at acute angles and
appear to terminate at the main walls.
At other points the vein is merely a 6
inch gouge [of crushed black sla'e.
Succeeding this barren stretch ol 150
feet there follows 100 feet of very good
vein, mostly, however, siderite alternating with zinc blende.   Samples No.
21 assayed: silver 1.6 ozs., lead 0.8 per
cent, zinc SI p. c. No22: 2.3 ozs., lead
1.8 p.c , zinc 88.5 p.c. No 28: silver
1.1 oz., zinc S9.2 p.c. No. 24; silver
1.4 oz., zinc 20.5 p c.   The level extends
22 feet beyond this lens and ends in
barren ground, the vein being again
reduced to about 10 inches of crushed
black slate and gouge.
The siilerilc lens previously described
consists in part of seams crossing the
general strike of the vein at an acute
angle and terminating at the wal's; tlie
last seen of this lens in at a point 22
feet from the face, where it crosses
towards the footwall, along which it
probab'y continue?, the drift having
probably followed the hanging wall.
No. 5 level eat>t passes below this
ground at* depth of 135 feet verlical,
and shows tideri'c in several places and
also some zinc. The vein on No 5 east
is very irregular and wavy, thedrifi
very crooked. The vein probably averages about 4 feet in thickness and con
tains much more quartz than on the
level above, but not nearly as much
s;derite as in No. 4. east. At about
500 leet east of the main crosscut a
raise shows 4 feet of siderite and zinc
blende with a slight sprinkling of galena
and again at 400 feet east of No. 6
cross-cut there is a cut in the hanging
wall showing 4 feet of siderite and a
littlei blende.
In two places along this drift small
stopes were started, but the vein did
not open out above the level, and above
all, the mineral that they were looking
for, galena, did not occur in a profit"
able quantity, but much of this ground
will, I believe, when opened up, produce milling ore when zinc can lie
mined and mi.led at a profit. I did not
however, at any place on this level see
as good a run of either siderite or blende
as on the No. 4 level. At one point a
porphyry dike shoes s in the hanging and
below it a stream of water issues. The
vein immediately under the dike is
chiefly quartz, carrying a little galena
and some fragments ot blende with some
siderito. It looked to me a good prospect to sink on.
Going westerly on No. 5 the vein has
been stop.d in the roof continuously,
and in one place passes through a smal
dike and contains there about 20 inches
of blende wilh a little siderite. The
slopes increase in height as they reach
the main winze (shaftj sunk below this
No. 5 level, and the vein at this point
is very wide as will hereafter be shown.
Immediately west of the shaft the vein
follows close to the main stock, previously described, but the pay streak is
very narrow. At about 1,000 feet west
of the shaft, what is called the main
vein is again picked up and opened for
a length of 850 feet, about 100 feet of
which ia in pay ore. Sample No. 26
was taken from a stope where the ore
showed a beautiful ribbon structure of
blende and quartz with galena and a
little siderate, 8 feet wide. It assayed:
silver 18.5 czs., lead 0.7 p.c, zinc 23.9
per cent. Sample No. 27 was taken
from the same Silversmith stope, 80
feet east ot the latter, and for a widih
of 4 feet. At this point about 4 inches
of galena occurs on the hanging wall as
well as some little galena disseminated
throughout the vein. The sample assayed : silver 50.8 ozs., lead 0.6 p.c. zinc .
19 p.c.   This very fine stope produced |
the bulk of lhe rich silver zinc concentrates shipped in 1904.
In the main winze below No. 5. level
the west end shows a magnificent vein
averaging 12 feet between the 5th and
6th levels. The pay streak is mostly
galena. I sampled A% feet. Sample
No. 30 on the footwall side assayed:
silver 111.9 oz*., lead 78p.c, zinc 3 p.c.
About 25 feet below No. 5 level there
was another 18 inches of galena toward
the hanging, but this was inaccessible
for sampling. The vein filling between
these streaks is quartz and slate with a
little blende. About 6 feet has been
stoped west of the shaft on this splendid
ore lens, while a stope opening on the
east side, about midway between levels
shows 7 feet of quartz and blende, a
brecciated vein, mostly quartz with
puces of slate, fragments of zinc blende
and a sprinkling ol galena throughout
the mass, and about 4 inches of galena
on the hanging wall. Sample No. 28
was taken across this slope, width 7
feet. It assayed: silver 12 ozs., lead
4 4 p.c, zinc 18.9 p.c. This lens appears
to have its greatest widlh .it the winze
and is of short length probably not exceeding 80 feet.
No. 6 level extending west of the
winze on the course of this lens I was
not shown, while easterly on No 6 level
the ore lens has practically disappeared
30 feet from the shaft. The vein, however continues 8 or 10 feet wide in a
very irregular country, containing several small d'kes, though small bunches
of siderite, blende and galena occur at
intervals in the vein. At one place the
vein appears to fork and was followed
southerly for tome distance, where it
turned and almost resumed its normal
course*. The main drift continuing
through lhe dikes finally reached a distance of 400 feet from the shaft where I
took sample No, 29, on September 19,
fiom 12 inches ot galena and blende in
a quartz gangue; it assayed : silver 11.5
oza., lead 28.9 p c, zinc 18pc, iron
7.4 p.c , insoluble S6.1p.c. This ore ia
just coming in, the pay streak's about
18 inches wltlo, and the ground very
loose and extremely woe. There is considerable development of iron pyrites
in tlie vein at this, the deepest point in
the mine; a lit tie yellow copper ore can
also be noticed in specks associated with
the quartz and galena.
In the upper portions of the mine,
the galena, and sometimes the blende,
contains a little chalcopyrite, but more
often gray coppir, particularly where
the silver value is high. It would ap
pear that on the 6th level copper ore
occurs almost exclusively in the lorm
of chalcopyrite. It is probably that tha
southern vein will soon fall into the
main vein and include between them
one of the slate horses which form so
prominent a feature in this mine.
The sixth level is opened about 625
feet vertical below the outcrop of the
vein at thu highest point on the mountain, and there occurs on and above
this level probably as rich a bunch of
silver-lead as has been found anywhere
in tlie mine. The blende also occurs in
this lens at the m-.in winze of normal
character and composition Consequently, it cannot be at least claimed that
the vein at its deepest point, takim. the
mine as a whole, carries ore of normal
rii'hneaa and composition; In other
words there is no falling off in values
wilh depih. There follows, however,
the matter of quitntity of mineral in the
vein and under thin head the showing
on No. 4 tunnel east ia very fair, the
development of siderite alone beirg abnormal; while on the 5th level, east of
the main crosscut the vein on the
whole is poor," but with a market for
zinc would in several places, pay to
mine, and there ia a strong probability
that bunches of good lead oro would be
foimd in atoping and possibly some ten
(-es of normal richness; and if io, the
w hole vein could be profitably sloped.
Siderite occurs everywhere in the vein,
from the outcrop to the lowest depth
Studying the mine sectionally we can
roughly divide the ore deposits into a
central or main shoot, an east and a
west ore shoot. The central ore shoot
is by far the largest of ihe three, and
curries pay ore continuously from the
outcrop to the 6th level.
The east ore shoot has an easterly
pitch in the vein, develops massive
siderite aa vein filling on the 4th level
and ia poor on the 4th level, quartz predominating.
The west ore shoot haa a westerly
pitch in tbe vein, but owing to the
shape of the hill the 5th level cuts it at
much lesa depth from aurfAce than the
eastern thoot ii explored. The western
shoot continued strong on and below the
6th level, weat of the granitic intrusion,
and will probably carry down pay ore
below the 6th level, and In the wider
portions of the vein perhaps to much
greater depths.
I had arranged for a number of ill us
tral ions to show clearly the ore occurence in the Slocan Star vein, including
a plan of No. 5 level, and several sec
tions across the vein, which is really
one of tlie most interesting, and probably the largest developed vein in the
Slocan. At the last moment, however,
the manager refused to have any data
whatever taken from the working plans,
and hence I have been compelled to
describe briefly this interesting mine
without the aid of illustrations, so essential to a proper understanding of the
great vein and its ore shoots.
It must be remarked however, that
the owners of the Slocan Star have
been in ligitation over that nightmare
"Apex rights," which I had heretofore
believed waa an expensive uncertainty
confined exclusively, to United States
mining practice.
A Rich Strike at The
Rabbit Paw.
We learn from unofficial sources that
a strike of three feet ot high-grade ore
has been made at the Rabbit Paw in
"C " tunnel. This tunnel was ordered
to be driven by the judges in tbo last
Harris-White case in an easterly dil'ic-
lion to discover the ore body claimed to
exist there by Harris. If this report ie
correct, it means that taken into conjunction with the work done at "A"
and "B " points to determine tbe continuance of the black fisfure, that Mr.
Harris has gained every point iu the
Our reporter called on Mr. Harris on
Saturday, but he remarked with a
smile that he had nothing to give. We
drew Mr. Harris out to tha extent of
him saying that the work almost completed was fruitful of 100 percent btlor
results than his fondest dreams, and
that the work done could not have been
better for him.
A well-known official of the Byron N.
White Company, contradicted the report of the strike to our representative,
but we have been "nosing," and we
wish, without incriminating any of the
employes, to remark that truth never
hurts us, and that if we say there is
three fret of ore in, the tunnel���then
three feet goes.
There is three feet of fine looking oi e
It is Said That Joplin Mine
Owners Will Carry Case
To Supreme Court.
The lessees of the Queen Bess shipped
another car of galena ore this week.
Previous shipments to the smelter by
the lessees have netted 130 oza. silver
and 33 per cent lead to Ihe ton. Development work will be the feature for the
next few mouths as the lessees are
pretty well heeled as a result of recent
shipments. McMillan and McGilvray
are the lessees, and tliey have had two
other men at work.
Keep up the boost !
The Slocan first and forever.
Deep mining pays.
The revival has begun.
Capital Irom the old country is becoming interested in Sandon.
The leasers are teaching them anew
The Slocan is the premier silver-lead
district of tha United Kingdom.
The Joplin mine-owners say " No,"
but the States smelters say : Wc WILL
have B. C. zinc ore. The appraisers
say: Quite right; go to it; off conies
the duty.
The Sandon camp has more zinc
mines with a vast tonnage on Bight than
any mining division iu Canada. If
they WILL have B. C. zinc, then
Sandon will be a humming hive of industry. There is no point in lhe world
which can at this time offer such inducements to capital. There are tie-
mendous deposits of zinc which enterprise will uncover. Sandon and zinc
will be names to conjure with during
the next five years. Prospecting for
zinc will prevail on an extensive scale
as soon as the snow die-appears from
the hills. There are many more Lucky
Jim's and Slocan Star's awaiting discovery,       ,
G. T. Moir, the popular C.P.R. agent
at Sandon has been appointed agent for
the company at Phoenix, He leaves in
a few days.       	
Sandon East End beat tho WcBt End
in a spirited hockey match lust Tuesday
Score 5 to 2.
(Joplin Mo., Lead an Zinc News)
The result of the deliberations of the
board ot U.L. appraisers has sustained
the claim of the importers and smelters
oi zinc ores, ruling that carbonates and
silicates of zinc are clfssed as calamine,
thorefore free of duty, and that the sulphide is crude mineral and under provision of Par. 614, it also on the free list.
As both parties lo this long controversy are determined to win the contest
the case will doubtless be carried to the
U.S. supreme court, The case is one
of vital importance to over 400 zinc
mine owners of this district, and the
present ruling will rot be accepted as
final. Zinc producing interests induced
the treasury department to lew a 20 per
cent tax on some of the ores of zinc, alleging that smelters were importing ore-
froin Mexico aud Canada to the detri
nient of the American mines. Importers claim a shortage of American ores
necessitating importation to operate
smelttrs to full capacity.
Iu his decision for the board, sustaining the claims of the importers and
smelters, general appraiser Fischer says
in part:
"The questions of the three that we
have to consider are:
" First���Does tbe  term calamine, as
used ill paragraph 614 of the tariff,  ap
ply   exclusively to the  hyrous  silicate
of zinc, or does it cover  both   the silicates and both the  carbonates of zinc?
"Second���Dues the provision in paragraph 188 for 'Metallic mineral substances in a crude state,' cover zincores
or do they fall within the terms of paragraph 914 as 'Minoials, grinding", or by
other process of manufacture."
"A third question that incidently arises in the course of this controversy is as
to whether it is legal t ��� assess, under
the provisionof paragraph 181, the duty
on the had content of an ore ihat is
dutiable also under paragraph 188, but
as Ihe conclusion we have reached on
the general issue makes it unnecessary
to determine this point, we shall not
pass upon it."
The opinion, continuing, shows that
silicates and carbonates of zinc are generally recognised in trade of thiB country as "calamine."
"A number of witness's en behalf of
the government refuted this claim," it
continues, "and we are unable lo find
that there is any such uniform and general commercial understanding. Asthe
word is a scientific one, and is not familiarly used in ordinary speech it can
be scarcely said to have a "popular"
meaning, and hence the question nar_
rows down lo its scientific signification
and it is on this the determination of
the issue must i est. On th is point a
great mas* of testimony, both oral and
documentary, has been introduced by
both sides and it appears tlcielrom
that niinoralogists not only differ from
metallurgists as to the purview of the
term calamine, but they differ among
themselves. While according to the
testimony of professors Wheeler and
Day, Dana is the generally accepted
American authority on the nomenclature of zinc ores, and he holels that only
the hydrous silicate of zinc is regarded
properly as calamine, many other writers of authority applv tho carbonates
as well."   The opinion goes on :
"Prior to 1840, Dana, too, gave calamine the latter signification, and when
he, at tbat time, promulgated the distinction noted, he was followed and has
since been followed most generously,
but not universally, in this country.
It appears, too, that German and English mineralogists still adhire to the
practise that obtained to this country
pi ior to 1846, and that they have not
adopted Dana's system of nomenclature
Many publications introduced in evidence by the importers were objected to
by the government on tho ground that
they were foreign publications and that
congress is presumed to have enacted
the tariff law according to domestic understanding, but we boll that opinions*/
republished and circulated in this country, particularly those of a scientific
character, are just as likily to fall into
the hands of legislators as those wholly
of American origin. Even of the latter
class there are quite a number that support tlie contention sought to be established by the importers, namely calamine includes the carbonate as well as
the silicate of zinc."
"In view of the facts," Mr. Fischer
goes on, "that in many zinc ores as
found in nature, the silicate and carbonate are commingled, that they are
both of the same value, and are used
preeiecly for the same purpose, and that
zinc ore in no wheie provided for by
name it is no more than a conjecture
that congress, in legislating on the subject intended to cover by lhe provision
for calamine, both the carbonate and
silicate ol zinc. Calamine has been
mentioned by name in the free list in
every tariff act since 1702, except in the
tariffs of 1840 and 1857, where it was
made dutiable, but at no lime, and in
none of the many tarill" acts pu.-sed by
congress has zinc ore been provided for
by name. If any presumption arises at
all from these circumstances it is that
congress intended no duty on zinc ore
as such, rather than that by changing
the designation for 'lapsis calaminaris'
to calamine, a change which first appeared in the act of 1840, it was intended to charge certain kinds of zinc ore
with duty."
"We are of opinion that tbe decision of the circuit court of appeals of
the third circuit in Ilemste-d vs.Thomas is decisive, It was there held that
the provision in paragraph 183, quoted
above, applies only to that class ol mineral 6iibdtai.ee in which metal appears
in a free state, such as the ores of gold,
silver nnd copp.r ar.d iiot to mineral
substances In which metal qua metal
does not occur.
"Zinc as niclal does not appear in
the ores heie in question; tbey are
silicates and carbonates of zinc and
under the rule cited they are not metallic mineral substances. A process quite
an elaborate as Ihat described in Hem*
stead vs. Thomas, supra, is necessary in
order to extract the metal zinc from
these ores.
"It is urged that these ores are excluded from the provisions of paragraph
014 by reasou of ilia fact that as appears
fium tlie evidence,after being dug Irom
the mine the large pieces were crushed
by hand or machinery and the fragments
that contained no zincoie were till own
away. The object of this proceeding is
to avoid paying freight charges on rock
and dir . It has been held that while
nny labor bestowed on an article is a
process of manufacture the mere removal of foreign matter fioin Ihe product of
nature*, the elimination of rocks and
dirt from zinc ore, for instance, would
not operate to lako such ore out of par.
014, for it is still crude ore, not refined
ground, or manufactured. It is obvious
that It is just as crude for purpose* of
classification under paragraph 614 ai it
would be under paragraph 183."
The conclusion of the opinion is that
the carbonates and silicates of zinc are
included within ihe meaning of the
term calamine, and they are free of
duty, and that the sulphide of zinc is
free as crude inineiils, etc., subject,
however, to the qualification that when
lead is found iu theseores duty shall be
taken on the amount of lead contained
therein. The decision of the collector
in each  case  is   modified accordingly.
I Xocal anc- General.
Around Three Forks
Mrs. H. and Miss Lowe visited Sandon
on Wednesday to take advantage ol the
good skat ing there. Conductor Cameron
should learn to iki.te���and dunce.
Hugh NtiVln recently received a large
consignment of line old Scotch whisky
from Dundee. Scotty Wilson, although
au ardent temperance advocate, has a
good word to say Ior the product of the
dew frae his native hiather. President
Buck, although l ot of Scotch decent
has a little S.'ntt-h in him (mark ye'
Buck, we say a little.)
Remittances Irom tlie old country are
past due, and the remnants blown in.
It takes twenty minutes for tbe h,tr
tender to decide to shake the bones with
"Old Country,"   There's a reason.
Mr. Bradly accompanied Hurry Lowe
and a minim; expert to tho Bachelor
mine ou Wednesday. The ore body is
looking fine.
Johnny Teir Is an invalid. La Grippe
is the trouble.
G. T. Moir, of Snndon, has been pie-
sen ted by Jack (Jaclden with a fine dog,
Et thoroughbred mongrel with nn incubated pedigree a yard long. He is a
trick dog. Hiil best trick is devouring
butcher meat. His name is Buster.
The new owners is " Dennis."
A n u in ber of CiliztiiB a'tended the
funeral of Chas. Peterson, at New Denver ou Tuesday.
cf    Picked up by Butting in Everywhere.
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Two feet of biiow fell the first days of
the week. The K. &. S. passenger train
failed to reach Sandon on Sunday.
Old man Foley bad the unique experience of reading his own obituary notice
in the Ledge of last week. Too previous, Colonel; the Cap. walked into
our Baiictum on Monday and renewed
his subscription.
The prevalence of the la grippe is
responsible fir the hospital being full
of patients.
Tbe family of Nurse Anderson will
shortly arrive from Vancouver.
Mr. snd Mis. Thos. Jalland left for
Calgary last Tuesday morning. It is
Mr. Jalland's intention to start in busi
ness either there or at Edmonton, J.
Black will attend lo the bininess of
Jalland Bros, at this en I.
The lead on the Ya-Ya is widening
out. Doc. Gomm stl'l packs up his
little sack, but be brings ore back in it
these days. Unbelievers iu lhe doctor's
theory appear lo be convinced at last
tbat there is something in it. 'lhey
are strangely quiet, anyway.
Rev. G. W. Brown will leave in the
spring for Gla-gow, Pcot., where he
will enter the Glasgow University He
will he away Ior 12 mouths, and during
his absence Mrs. Ilrown will visit eastern, Canada relations.
Fiie adjuster A. A. Richardson, who
visited Sandon shortly after the big
blaze at tho Filbert Hotel, is lying dangerously ill with pneumonia at Vancouver.
Miss Bertha Tragc arrived from Vancouver cm Kunday to lake charge of the 1
Sandon public s hool. The ringing of
the school bell on Monday morning was
a welcome sound to the parents, but we
won't answer for tne kids���at lea.t,
some of whom we are next to. There
was a good attendance.
Now, what's come over all of our
young bucks? For the part few days a
wondrous change is noted in the manner of them all. Tittivating and sprucing up every night is not being done fur
nothing. Is it that with the return of
spring tbe young man's fancy lightly
turns to love? Is it a case of nothing
venture nothing win ; or is it a simple
itching beneath the left fif'h rib which
can't be scratched. We Bhould n it be
at all surprised to learn of a f w suddo
deaths from heart disease mil -ss the
school trustees order the bell to be-
thrown in the flume. It is up eo them.
Btiange, too, what a sudden thirst tb.-ie
is for knowledge. Here's a tip grnt's :
What's the matter wilh a night school ?
The miners who are working at the
Star havo their own opinions as to
Justice Hunter's " mythical " black
fissure. They gay there is 22 feet of it,
which to our mind is a pretty substantial sort of a myth. A complete change
of raiment and a bath ii part of every
day's program with the nun.
W.T. McClurg, L. Pra't and J.J.
Atherton, were Sandons's representatives at the Hunter banquet at Slocan
City on Wednesday. Mr. Pratt left on
Thursday mornings train at Slocan Ci'y
for Nelson.
Owners of good properties who are
prepared to lease them to responsible
persons might hear something to their
advantage by communicating with the
editor of this paper.
If 5*ou have any thing 11 sell be sure
and keep it to youself. Don't let the
world knor. It's none of their busi-
aess if you go broke.
Once more the .idewalks are free from
snow, ice and s u*h. Thanks, Messrs.
Board of Woiks.
Revelstoke Iisb discovered how to
thaw pipes with electricity. Revel-
B'ol.e wi 1 catch up with Sandon one of
these days if it keeps on d scovering a
few more things that we have come to
look upon asantedeluvian here.
Alex. McMillan is down from the
Queen Bess until danger from sl'des
is part.
Fr. Jeannotte conducted services at
Nakusp last Sunday. Next Sunday he
will he at New  Denver.
S ene : The Post office.
Customer: Five two-cent stamps, if
you please.
P. stal Clerk: Next wicket; can't
you read ?
Customer meekly bows ami affixes his
stamp, and returning to the first
wicket, says : Will this 1 tter reach
New Denver lo-niiht if I post it now ?
Clerk : Of course it will.
Customer: You're wrong; it won't;
'cause it's goin' to Kaslo.
Our editor threw aside his apron and
his pen this week to attend the banquet
in honor of Wm. Hunter, M.P.P.,
which was held at Slocan City on We'-
nesday last. The trip to k two diys *o
complete, and once moie we are la e in
app aring with this issue. It was a
hard struggle to leave tbe good people
of Slocan City���and the champagne, hut
we're back, and we hope to live it all
down.   F.i 11 report in next, issue.
Famous Long Tunnel Now
Connected wltb
Another link in the chain of evidence
which will prove that deep mining pays
in the Slocan, was completed on Wednesday, when the upraise lo lhe long
tonne! at the Rambler Cariboo was torn*
pleted and the opera'- rs broke thtoiigh
into No. 8 tunnel. When within 15
feet ol lhe drill a hole was drilled and a
two-inch pine inserted. By this means
lhe level will be chained and the water
eairied away Ihiough the pipes. It
will be seen that there is still about IS
(eet ot work lo be clone before the famous development wink at the mine is
completed, but it it virtually concluded
and the extra m *n laid oft" until the
drift is drained. The provrrss of the
famous long tunnel of the Rambler-
Cariboo has been watched wilh keen interest hy the mining community of the
world, as its successful a-eumplishment
and the ultimate discovery of the lead
with values at depth will settle for all
ime the question of lhe stability of the
*locan. The work now aleotit completed
ias been supervised by one of the best
known and meat capable mining men in
the world, Mr. W. E Zwicky, Irom snr-
vey plana made by W. J. H. Holmes,
and tbe latter i-t being congratulated on
the accuracy of his de dictions. The
tunnel waB started with the object of
securing a vertical depth of 1,200 feet
from the surface, a shaft was sunk for
600 feet, after which the (anions long
tunnel was begun which was finished last
August, but Ihe work of connecting to
the upper level wss still to be pushed,
mid this is thu work which ia now being
'reported concluded. It i�� claimed
that large nre bodies have been encjun*
tered dii'im* the deep level operations
ar.d whilst driving the upraise, and
although the management are extremely reticent nn the matter, we are sale
in say in/ that Rambler stock will see
a big advance in a few day*, and that
the famous mine will be a heavy shipper during 1007.
The death eio-nied tills morning al 5
o'elo k, ol Hiiinnion'l Sanderson, ol
pneumonia. 11.* had been oiling for
about two weeks, and was thought to
be improving n week ago. He was 31
years of age and a native of Greenwich,
Fred Fiaser, the Gild Commissioner
of the Revelstoke riding was in town
this morning.
New Denver.
Mi-nioner Biynes announces that a
litHt class vocal and ins'riiinfntal entertainment will be. given at New Denver,
in aid of the Anglican Chinch, during
Easter week. The choir of the church
will combine with Si*npkin's orchestra
to give New Denver a ra**e musical tree*.
It is with profound regret we announce the death of Charles Pnterion,
who died at the Slocan hospital, heie,
on Monday morning at 6.'SO fiom pneumonia. The dee-rased bud been sick
barely a wee k, aud hia death came a* a
painful surprise to all bis frfends. He
was a single man, string, antl it was
thought his good ro'istitution would
win the battle. He wax a miner and
one of the best. H c-une from Gutten-
berg, Sweden 18 roars ago, and he had
been 9 years in the Slocan. He was a
groat friend ol Mr. A. O. Ostby, and for
the past 13 years lias taken hia Xmas
dinner with them. He was mo-t po. ���
uUr throughout the district, and great
grief is felt for his relatives. The funeral took plate on Tuesday under tho
auspices of the Knights of Pythias, of
which the deceased was a prominent
member. The Rev. F. Rutherford tot ���
ducted the services.
New Denver sports are alicady looking forward to the regatta un May 24th,
The gasoline flotilla will be increased by
a number of new boats whore owners
aspire to win thesilvtr cup now held
by Andy Jacobsui. A bet wss made
this week that Eddy Agriguon's new
launch would deft at Kelly's boat on
handicap terms.
A. O. Ostby shipped two cars of ore
from Ihe Californian last week. This
lease has proved a most profitable one
to the lucky leaser.
J. Black, the bad man's nightmare,
has returned to the Lucerne once again
to control the unniountt d police stall'.
He was welcomed back with outstretched arms by ihe citizens. P. C. Aston
lias been transferred to Midway.
Angus Mclnnes herewith challenges
Pat Gallagher to a footrace, any distance, for sum up to $50. Event to
take place Miiy 24th.
Spring is upon us with all its fulsome
gladness. Tunisia are beginning lo
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�� Graustark w^r.^a
lAKua pencil once more covered his eye
with defiant assertlveness.
"They tell me you are Baldos, a goat
hunter," said Baron Dangloss, eying
him keenly.
"And you were hurt in defending one
who ia of much consequence in Grau-
i stark. Sit down, my good fellow." Baldos' eye gleamed coldly for an Instant;
I then he sank into a chair. "While admitting tbat you have done Graustark
fContimmil   From   Last Week.)
��� "I must see Baron Dangloss at once,"
ahe cried In English, utterly disdaining
ber Instructions to Baldos.
"Ti. . baron Is engaged at present
aud can see no one," responded ths
good looking young oflleer lu broken
"Where la be?" she tleinitudoil nervously.
"He Is at tbo bouso of Colonel Goaz,
tbe commandant. What is yuur business with bim?"
"It la with bim, and not with you,
sir," she said, Imperious once more.
"Conduct me to bim Immediately."
"You cannot enter tbe gates unless
"insolence!" exclaimed Baldos. "is
Oils thu way, sir, lu which you address
Vie princess?   Make way for her."
"Tbe princess!" gasped the officer.
Then a peculiar smile overspread bis
face. He bad served three years In the
castle guard at Edelweiss! There was
e loug pause, fraught with disaster for
Beverly. "Yes, perhaps It Is Just as
well that we conduct her to Huron
Dangloss," be said ut last, The deep
meaning In his voice appealed only to
tbe unhappy girl. "There shall bo no
further delay, your highness!" bo added mockingly. A moment later tho
gates swung open and they passed
through. Beverly alone knew that thoy
were going to Baron Dangloss under
heavy guard, virtually aa prisoners.
The man knew her to be an Impostor
and was doing only bis duly.
There were smiles of derision ou the
face* of the soldleiit when Beverly
swept proudly between the files nud
np the steps leading to the commandant's door, but there were no audible
remarks. '""Baldos ""rollowoa, waiting
painfully, but defiantly, and Auut Fanny came last, wltb the hand bag. The
guards grinned broadly as the corpulent negress waddled up ths steps.
Tbe young officer and two men entered
the doer with the wayfarers, who were
ordered to halt In tbe hallway.
"Will your highness come with me?"
,��sld the officer, returning to the ball
after a short absence. There was unmistakable derlslou In his voice and
palpable insolence in bis manner. Beverly flushed angrily. "Baron Dangloss
Is very curious to see you," he added,
with a smile. Nevertheless he shrank
a bit beneath tlie cold gleam In tho
eyes o2 the Impostor.
"You will remain here," sbe said,
turning to Baldos and the negress.
'���And you will have nothing whatever
to say to this very Important young
man." The "important young man"
actually chuckled.
"Follow me, your most royal high-
Bess," he said, preceding her through
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"You  art Mitt   Beverly   Calhoun  of
the door that opeued Into the office of
the commandant. Baldos glared after
them in augry amazement.
"Young man, some day���and soon���
you will be a much wiser soldier���and
In the ranks," said Beverly hotly. The
smile instantly receded from the insolent fellow's face, for there was a
wo-""" of prophecy lu tbe way she said
U. . .dnehow he was In a much more
respectful humor wheu be returned to
the hall and stood In the presence of
the tall, flushed stranger with the ragged uniform.
A short, fierce little man In tbe picturesque uniform of a Graustark officer arose as Beverly entered the office.
His short beard bristled as though it
were concealing a smile, but his manner was polite, even deferential. She
advanced fearlessly toward him, a
wayward smile struggling into her
"I dare say you know I am not the
princess," she suld composedly. Every
vestige of fear wus gone now that she
had reached the lino of battle. The
doughty baron looked somewhat surprised at this frank way of opening an
"I am quite well aware of* It," be
said politely.
"They say you know every one, Baron Dangloss," she boldly said. "Pray,
iwho am I?"
Tbe powerful official looked at tbe
amlllng face for a moment, his busby
eyebrows contracting ever so slightly.
There was a shameless streak of dust
across her cheek, but there was also
a dimple there that uppeuled to the
grim old man. His eyes twinkled as
bo replied, with fine obsequiousness:
"You ure Miss Beverly Culuoun of
BlEVERLY'S eyes showed her astonishment. Baron Dangloss
courteously pluced a chair for
I her and asked her to be seated.
"We were expecting you, Miss Calhoun," he explained. "Her royal highness left Bt. Petersburg but a few
hours after your departure, having unto, tuuatolj missed rou.'.-
"You Uou't mean to say that the
princess tried to find me In St. Petersburg?" cried Beverly In wonder and
"That was one of the purposes of ber
visit," suld he brusquely.
"Oh, how Jolly!" cried she, her gray
eyes sparkling.   Tbe grim old cuptaiu
was startled for the smallest fraction
or u minute, but ut once fell to admlr-
j lug tbe fresh, eager face of the visitor.
"Tbe public at large Is under the
Impression thut sbe visited the czar on
mutters of Importance," he said, wltb
a condescending smile.
"And it really w "s of no Importance
at ull, that's what you mean;" Sbe
sullied back securely.
"Your messuge informing her highness of your presence in St. Petersburg hud no sooner arrived than sbe
sot forth to meet you lu that city,
much ugulust the advice of her counselors. I will admit that she bad other
business there, but It could bave waited. You see, Miss Calhoun, It was a
great risk ut this particular time. Misfortune menus disaster now. But
1'rovtdeuce wus her friend. She arrived siifoly in Ganlook not an hour
"Really? Oh, Baron Dangloss, where
Is she'.'" excitedly cried the American
"For the nlgbt sbe Is stopping with
tho Countess Kallowltz. A force of
men, but not those whom you met at
the gatea, has Just been dispatched at
her command to search for you in the
lower puss. You took the most dangerous road, Miss Calhoun, and I am
amazed that you came through In
"Tbe Russians chose the lower pass,
I know uot wBy. Of course, I was
quite Ignorant. However, we met neither brlguuds nor soldiers, Axphaln or
Graustark. I eucouutered nothing
more alarming than a mountain lion.
Aud tbut, Baron Dangloss, recalls me
to the sense of a duty I have beeu net;
lectiug. A poor wanderer lu the hills
defended me ugalust tbe beast and was
badly wounded. He must be taken to
a hospital ut once, sir, where he may
have tbe proper cure."
Whereupon, ui ou request, she hurriedly related the story of that trying
Journey through the mountains, uot
forgetting to pulnt the courage of Baldos lu most glowiug colors. Tbe chief
was deeply Interested iu tbe story of
tbe goat hunter uud his party. There
was an odd gleam of satisfaction In "his
eyes, but she did not observe It.
"You will see that he has immediate
atteutlon, won't you?" she Implored In
tho end.
"He shall have our deepest consider
ntion," promised be.
"You know 1 am rather Interested be
cause 1 shot bim, Just as If It were
not euough thut his legs were beiu^
torn by the brute at the time. He
ought not to walk, Baron Dangloss.
If you don't mind, I'd suggest an uui
buluuce," Bhe hurried on glibly. He
could not conceal the smile thut her
eugeruess inspired. "Reully, be Is hi
a serious condition. I think he needs
some quinine and whisky, too, and"���
"He shall have the best of care," In
terrupted tbe captain. "Leave htm to
me, Miss Calhoun."
"Now, let me tell you something.'
suld she, nfter due reflection. "You
must not puy uny attention to whet hr
says. He is liable to be delirious aud
talk in a terrible sort of way. You
know, delirious people never talk rn
tlonally." She was loyally trying tc
protect Baldos, the bunted, against
any Incriminating statements be migb
"Quite right, Miss Calhoun," said tht
baron very gravely.
"And now, I'd like to go to the prln
cess," said Beverly, absolutely sure of
herself. "You know we are great
friends, she and I."
"I have sent a messenger to announce
your arrival. She will expect you.'
Beverly looked about tbe room In per
"But there has been no messenger
here," sbe said.
"He left here some minutes before yov.
came. 1 knew who It was that came
knocking at our gates, even though she
traveled as Princess Yetive of Grau
"And, ob, that reminds me. Baron
Dangloss, Baldos still believes me tc
be the princess. Is It necessary to���
to tell bim the truth about me? Just
at present, I mean? I'm sure he'll rest
much easier if he doesn't know dlf
"So far as I am concerned, Miss Calhoun, he shall always regard you as a
queen," said Dungloss gallantly.
"Thank you. It's very nice of you
A man In uniform entered after
knocking at the door of tbe room. He
saluted bis superior and uttered a few
words In bis own language.
"Her royal hlghuess Is uwultlng you
ut the home of the countess. Miss Calhoun. A detail of men will escort you
and your servant to her place."
, "Now, please, Baron Dangloss,"
pleaded Beverly at the door, "be nice
lo him. You know it hurts him to
walk.   Can't you have him carried In?"
"If he will consent," said be quietly.
Beverly hurried Into the outer room
iiftcr giving the baron a smile he never
forgot. Baldos looked up eagerly,
"It's all right," she said In low tones,
pausing for a moment beside bis chair
"Don't get up! Goodby. I'll come to
see you tomorrow. Don't be in tbe
least disturbed, Buron Dangloss has
his Instructions." Impulsively giving
bim her bund, which be respectfully
raised to his lips, she followed Auut
Funny and was gone.
Almost Immediately Buldos was re
quested to preseut himself before Baron Dung-loss In the adjoining room.
Refusing to be carried In, he resolutely
strode through the door and stood before the grim old cuptaln of police, an
eusy, confident smile on his face.   Tbe
you that I at least know you to be
other than what you say. You are not
a goat hunter, and Baldos is not your
name. Am I not right?"
"You have had instructions from
your sovereign, Baron Dangloss. Did
they Include a command to cross question me?" asked Baldos haughtily.
Dangloss hesitated for a full minute.
"Tbey did uot I take tbe liberty of
Inquiring on my own responsibility."
"Very well, sir. Until you have a
right to question me, 1 am Baldos and
a goat hunter. I think I am here to receive surgical treatment."
"You decline to tell me anything concerning yourself?"
"'Only that I am injured and need relief."
"Perhaps I know more about you
than you suspect, sir."
"I am not in tbe least Interested,
Baron Dangloss, In what you know.
Tbe princess brought me into Ganlook,
and I have her promise of help and
protection while bore. Tbat is all I
have to say, except tbat I bave implicit faith In her word."
Dangloss sat watching bim In silence
for some time. No one but himself
knew  what  waa  going  on  la  that
tUirewd, speculative mind. At length
be arose and approached tbe proud
fellow in rags.
"You have earned every consideration at our hands. My men will take
you to the hospital, and you shall have
the best of care. You bave served our
princess well. Tomorrow you may feel
inclined to talk more freely with me,
for I am your friend, Baldos."
"I am grateful for tbat. Baron Dangloss," said the other simply. Then he
was led away, and a comfortable cot
In the Ganlook hospital soon held his
long, feverish frame, while capable
hands took care of his wounds. He
did not know it, but two fully armed
soldiers maintained a careful guard
-utslde his door under instructions
from the bend of the police. Moreover,
a picked detail of meu sallied forth
luto the lower pass In search of the
gout hunter's followers.,   ���
(To Be Continued.)
The Great Jenner.
An Englishman bad occasion to go
often to an eminent physician and said
to Jeames, "Yon will be tired of opening the door for me." "Not at all, sir,"
was the gracious reply; "you are but a
bnnlt In the hocean."
Another Jeames waa accustomed to
say during bis master's occasional absences: "Yon had better try hopposlte.
There's a very respectable man hopposlte as we often sends to when Sir
William Is babsent His name is Jenner."���London MalL
How Lone tbe Bill* Laat.
A dollar bill has an average life of
about fifteen months. Two dollar bills,
not being quite so actively used, last
on tbe average more than sixteen
months. A five dollar bill lives on an
average two years before It Is worn
ont and the government Is called upon
to replace It Ten dollar bills last about
three years and twenty dollar bills
more than four years.���Youth's Companion.
Ho Bargain*.
"Eternal vigilance," shouted the orator, "Is the price of liberty!"
The women electors exchanged
"Tbat la tbe same price as last
year," tbey remarked and shrugged
their shoulders.
There were no bargains to be had,
and they lost Interest In the proceedings.
The Scbeol.
"How do you get those clinging
ways?" asked the country cousin.
"Hanging from street car straps,"
answered tbe city gill-Washington
A City ot the Past.
Rimini la full of associations with
thrilling people of the past. It was
here that Caesar crossed the Rubicon.
We crossed ourselves on tbe very
bridge his feet had touched. It was
here, too, that St. Anthony came to
preach and, finding no people wbo
would give heed to him, turned in despair and preached to the fishes, wbo
raised their beads out of the water to
listen to him. There Is a chapel which
marks tbe spot where be stood by tbe
water. In Rimini lived Paolo and
Franceses, tbe tragedy of whose love
every one knows.--Travel Magazine.
The Grand Cur**.
Yost as tbe bed of a vanished ocean,
deep as Mount Washington riven from
Its apex to Its base, tbe grandest canyon in the world lay glittering below
In the sunlight like a submerged continent At my very feet, so near that
I could have leaped at once Into eternity, the earth was cleft to a depth
of over 0,000 feet���not by a narrow
gorge, but by a gulf within whose
cavernous Immensity Niagara would
be Indiscernible und whole cities could
be tossed like pebbles.���E. W. G. Wesson lu The Wide World Magazine.
Like the Mrthleal Draatea.
Iu tbe Malay archipelago Is a reptile
much like the mythical dragon. It has
false ribs tbat extend the loose skin
nnd form Its wings. There Is also a
frog with spreading feet that makes a
parachute which enables It to flit from
tree to tree, and a flying lemur that can
spread out its whole body like aa umbrella and leup uud fly a hundred feet
at a time, from the top of one tree to
Gold and Silver Goapela.
"The Gold and Silver Gospels" Is the
name of a very peculiar book now preserved In the TJpsnla library In Sweden. It Is printed with metal type on
violet colored vellum, the letters being
silver aud tlie Initials gold. When It
was printed, by whom or what were
the methods employed ure questions
which have greut Interest for the curious, but have never been answered.
Mothers who have daughters just
on the critical borderland over
which the girl passes into the fuller
life of womanhood, will find Bileans
a great boon. They make rich, red
blood, und strengthen and invigor-
nte the internal organs involved in
tbe great ohange. Mrs. T. Beadle,
of Home Place, Toronto, says; "My
tin lighter, lOlsie (18), wus feeling far
from well this winter. She complained of frequent headache, and
wus always weakly, tired and
drowsy. She seemed altogether
without energy or strength. Each
morning her tongue was coated and
her uppetile failed. She was sometimes so dizzy that on stooping she
ulniost fell, ami she wus also troubled a greal deal with constipation.
One single box of Bileans made a
world of difference in her, und so I
continued to give her this remedy.
Within il few weeks they built her
up wonderfully and they ore keeping her in  the best, of health."
Bileans also cure anaemia, green
sickness, debility, sick headache
constipation, piles, rheumatism, sciatica, mid all liver and kidney
ailments. They tone up the system
and enable it to throw off colds,
chills, etc. All druggists and stores
sell Bileans at 50c. a box, or obtainable from the Bilean Co., Toronto,
for  price.    6  boxes  sent for $2.50.
Nero was fiddling while Home
burned. "Well," be said, "the critics may say that my playing lacks
technique, but they will have to
agree that it has a certain warmth."
Saying which he started   to play
"There 11 be a Hot Time in the U,
Town To-night."
Harvey had just discovered the
circulation of the blood. "Largest
in the world I" he said, exulting!}*.
This gave modern newspapers tne
Alexander was sighing for more
worlds to conquer.
"You are worried," commented the
"Yes," he replied, "1 have the sigh
All Greece was convulsed at tne
ready  retort.���Sunday  Magazine.
Dr.   Williams   Pink   Pill-   Cured   After  Doctors  Had  Failed.
Mrs. T. J. Tobin, 368 King street,
Quebec, wife of the circulation manager of L'Kvenement, is one of the
best known nnd most estimable
ladies in the city, and her statement
that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cured
her of a very severe attack of indigestion will bring hope to similar
sufferers. Mrs. Jobin says; "About
a year ago I was seized with indigestion which had an alarming effect
upon my health. Day by day my
strength grew less. I suffered from
terrible headaches, dizziness, palpitation of the heart and sleeplessness.
I was in this condition for about six
months. I consulted two doctors
and although I followed their treatment carefully it did not help me in
the least. Last October, seeing that
instead of regaining my health I wns
growing worse, I decided to try Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills. After I had
taken the second box there was a
change for the better, and after taking the pills for a month longth the
trouble entirely disappeared, and I
am again enjoying the best of
health. I have so much confidence in
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills that I always keep them in the house and
take them occasionally as a safe-
Just as surely as Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills cured Mrs. Jobin's indigestion they can cure all the other
ailments which come from bad
blood. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills actually make new, red blood. That
is the one thins they do���but they
do it well. In making this new rich
blood this medicine strikea straight
at the root of such common ailments
is anaemia, headaches and baek-
f.clies, general weakness, nervous *-e
bility, neuralgia, rheumatism and
the torturing weakening ailments
that afflict women and growing girls.
You can get these pills from any
medicine dealer or by mail, at 50
cents a box or six boxes for $2.50
from The Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co., Brockville, Ont.
It had been a hard day for Mike
Finnegan, the "ragman." Many and
varied had been his wanderings, but
no one seemed inclined to dispose
of rags. As he was making his way
homeward at the close of a hot July
day, through one of the tenement
sections of New York, he heard a
cry from above. Looking up he saw
a woman at a sixth-story window
violently beckoning to him. Mike's
heart was full of hope as he stumbled up the broken stairs.
At the top he waa met by a woman holding a weeping child by the
"Hey, mister," cried the mother to
the perspiring Mike, "don't you take
bad little boys away in your big
bag '"���Harper's Weekly.
Holloway's Corn "jure destroys all
kinds of corns and warts, root and
branch. Who, then, would endure
them with such a cheap and effectual  remedy within  reach ?
While a football match was in progress between Nottingham boys, one
of the players suddenly disappeared
into a disused well, and fell a depth
of six feet, much to the surprise of
the other players. He was rescued
3as*s In Which Legality of Unions
With Foreigners and English-Speaking Girls Is Questioned.
Only too often do girls in English-
speaking countries in their ignorance
contract marriages with foreigners
with whom they have fallen in love,
and live to find that in the eyes of
their husband's countrymen# they
have, after all, not been wives at all.
It would be a difficult and a lengthy
task to arm the public and particularly the ignorant parent aud the unsuspecting girl against the dangers oi
these mixed marriages, says a correspondent of the London Express,
but in the space I have at my disposal I should like to point out the sal-
tent facts to be ascertained before
euch mixed marriages can be at all
reasonably safe. And first I may say
that generally all foreigners who
marry English girls in England can
only do so legally by the laws of
their country when they have first
complied with all the requirements of
their own country in the matter of an
intending marriage. And the chief of
these requirements are (1) that they
should publish in their country the
notices of such intending carriage as
required by law, and (2) that they
should obtain the consent of their
parents to the marriage if they are
under a certain age���which varies
from 21 to 30.
In Austria, after the intending
bridegroom or bride is 24 years of age,
no parental consent is necessary. But
if the man is in any way still connected with the military service he must
have the consent of the military authorities.
In Belgium the law allows a Belgian to marry a foreigner abroad according to the laws of that foreign
country, but the marriage will not be
valid in Belgium if he is under 21 and
has not obtained the consent of his
parents. If between the ages of 21 and
25 he must make a "respectful and
formal request" for his parents' advice, and if the parents object they
may apply to a court of justice and
state their grounds for refusal, and
such refusal may be upheld. If the
son or daughter be 25 years of age no
consent is required.
In Denmark any person contracting
a marriage, whether there or abroad,
requires the parental consent when
under the age of 25, and a widower
must not contract a second marriage
within three months of the death of
his wife
By the law of France no man may
contract a marriage under the age of
25 without the consent of his parents.
From that age until he is 30 he will
be required, as in Belgium, to perform
the "acte respectueux," and his act
differs from the Belgian in that he has
to perforin it three times over at
monthly interval-, and it is not until
a month has elapsed from the third
formal request that he will be allowed
to contract a valid marriage. Orphans
must not marry without the consent
of that Continental monstrosity, the
family council. In all cases of a
Frenchman marrying a foreigner
abroad the usual notifications must
be posted at the mairie of the commune in which he last had his abode.
In Germany consent of the father
is required until the son is 25 and the
daughter 24 years of age, and if either
is an orphan the consent of the legal
guardian is needed. The publication
of an intended marriage of a person
abroad must be made in the place
where he last dwelt in Germany two
weeks before the marriage and it must
also be made by advertisement in the
domicile of a foreigner, though in this
case a declaration from foreign local
authorities that no impediment exists
is accepted as an alternative. Any
person wishing to marry a second time
must show that a legal settlement has
been made on the children, if any, of
the first marriage.
By Italian law an Italian who marries a foreigner abroad in compliance
with the laws of the foreign country
is legally married, but here again it
is conditional on his also complying
with the requirements of the Italian
law. To marry without parental consent a man must exceed 25 and a
woman 21 years of age, and they must
publish the usual notices of the marriage in the commune in Italy, where
the Italian party was last domiciled.
In the Netherlands persons under
21 must not marry without the consent of the parents and between 21
and 25 they must perform the acte
respectueux to which I have referred.
Over 26 years of age neither consent
nor acte respectueux is required. In
Spain for civil marriage consent is required until the man is 23 and the
woman 25; in Sweden and Norway
consent is not necessary after 21, but
widowers must not re-marry until six
months after the death of their wives,
and if a man seduces a woman under
promise of marriage she is held to be
his legal wife.
In Russian law the marriage, if between a male Russian and a female
foreigner, must be celebrated in a
Russian church or by a Russian priest
and an undertaking must be given
that the children will be brought up
in the Russo-Greek faith; while in
Greece the law iB so unfriendly to
mixed marriages that I would advise
any young woman contemplating
marriage with a Greek to make him
become a naturalized Englishman
This, briefly, sums up the preliminaries which the Continental nations
desiderate before recognising a mixed
marriage. There are in addition Important considerations affeotng the
re-marriage of divorced persons, widowers and widows, and there are
many minor points which would need
Harry Ward, the minstrel man,
who is looking after interests here,
was walking along Seventeenth
street one morning recently, when
he was stopped by an old negro. The
nepro looked nt him closely.
"Say," he said, "seems ter me like
I knows vou. Ain't vou from Rock-
ford,  111 P"
"No," replied the minstrel man.
The old negro scrutinized the
while man and smiled is though he
didn't quite believe him. "That's
funny," came from the ne^ro. "Yo'
look jes' like a sort of nogood,
worthless feller I used ter know in
Mr. Wnnl laughed. "Well," he
said, "that's quite a compliment I
must say. Rut I'm not the man.
You  believe it, now, don't you t
The old negro turned his head sideways. "I don't know whethah I
does er not," he said. "That no-
good teller was an awful liar."���
Deliver Post.
Ther Dllln't  Talljr.
"That society  newspaper published
some  very   flattering  remarks  about
1 me," began Miss Devane.
|    "Yes," replied her best friend; "but
It was horrid of tbe editor to go and
spoil It In the way be did."
"Spoil it, Indeed! Why, he Bald I
was a beautiful belle of the younger
set and"���
"Yes, and then be put your photograph right under It."
A flood Record.
De Style���He made a record In his
motor boat yesterday.
Gunbusta���He did?
De Style���Yes; he went twenty miles
aud only blew up once.���Brooklyn Life,
I Appropriate.
j Mrs. Shopper���I wish to buy ��� present for a servant girl. Can you suggest something appropriate?
I Shopman ��� Certainly. Give her ���
traveling bag.���Pele Mela.
And   the   Most  Prompt    and   Satisfactory
Treatment   is
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Unseed and Turpentine
Hla  IJoual  Way.
She���It's funny, but all tbe time I
have known Mr. Tlgg he never bas
paid me a compliment. He���Tlgg never pays anybody.
Acute bronchitis is none other
than what is commonly known us
"cold on the chest" and is marked
by difficult breathing and tightness
or soreness of  the chest.
As a preventative Dr. Chase's
Syrup of Linseed ..mi Turpentine
will, if taken in time, positively
prevent the symptoms of bronchitis
or cold  in  the  chest.
As a cure it will entirely overcome even the long-standing oases of
chronic bronchitis, .ind it should
not be forgotten that, when neglected, bronchitis usually returns time
and time again until the victim is
worn  out  by  its  debilitating  effects.
It is largely the extraordinary success of Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine as a cure for
bronchitis that has made this treatment so popular. People quite rightly reason that what will cure bronchitis will make short work of croup
ond ordinary coughs and colds.
Mrs.  Richmond  Withiow,  Shuben-
acadie, Hants Co., N.S., writes: "I
have used Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine with good success. My second daughter was troubled with bronchitis from the age of
three weeks. Oftentimes I thought
she would choke to death. The several remedies we got did not seem to
be of much use, but tbe first dose of
Dr. Chase's 8'yrnp of Linseed and
T.ufpeotine brought relief, and further
treatment made a thorough cure.
This trouble used to come back from
time to time, but, the cure is now
permanent. Dr. Chase's Syrup of
Linseed and Turpentine has saved
us many doctor bills, and 1 would
not be without it in the house for
many times its. cost."
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
Turpentine, *25 cents a bottle, at all
dealers, or Kdmanson, Hates & Co.,
Toronto. To protect you against
imitations, the portrait and signature of Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous
receipt book author, are on every
Exhibit   at   Christchurch   Exposition
���British Columbia  May   Have
Large Trade with Antipodes.
Vancouver, li. C.���That the exhibit oi British Columbia fruit displayed in the Canadian building at
the Christchurch, New Zealand, international exhibition is performing
the missionary w'ork intended is amply proved by the number of inquiries which have been received here
irom New Zealand. Mr. G. Earle,
ex-M.P.P., who is one of the best-
Unown fruit growers of British Columbia and whose exhibits at the
Royal Horticultural Society in London, England, received the silver
Knightiun medal two years running,
is in receipt of the following letter
irom Blake, Ness & Company, a leading fruit importing firm of Christchurch :
"At our New Zealand International Exhibition we have the privilege
of viewing and examining your exceedingly fine display of apples.
Without exception it is the cleanest
und finest collection of apples we
have ever seen, and although doubtless a well picked sample, it goes
to show the capabilities of British
Columbia in this respect.
"We are now convinced that a large
and lucrative trade could be fostered and worked up with New Zealand,
especially at this particular time of
the year, as ours is the opposite
season to yours, your fruit coming
in while we are working up lust season's stock. Our apples will not begin to come in much before March.
At present we are paying in Christ-
Church for inferior apples to yours
sixpence and eightpence per pound,
and this not on account of the exhibition, as we never get prime apples, say Stunners, at less than sixpence per pound, and nothing less
than fourpence. We are now referring to retail prices. We think your
apples would do well here, and if
sent in barrels, carefully packed,
would sell at a price remunerative
to the growers. Of course nothing
could be guaranteed, but this we
know: did circumstances permit,
tons of Canadian apples could be
sold by your commissioners in their
court at sixpence per pound."
The Papua Cannibals.
Dr. Rudolf Poech, of Vienna, who
recently returned from a trip in the
interest of science to New Guinea,
in describing the Papua cannibals,
said: "They are strong, well formed
people, but without a spark of culture of any kind. They are head
hunters, nnd suspicious. The decorations which they wear destroy
the shape of ears, nose and mouth,
and give their faces a repulsive appearance. The dance is everything
with them. Every emotion has its
expression in rhythmic motion. Religion, battle, victory, defeat, joy
and sorrow are all shown in the
dance. They are still in the stone
age and in an atmosphere which is
thousands of years behind ours."
Trade   Msn   For  Blankets.
To trade s man for a roll of blankets is a rather unusual proceeding,
ind tlie trade in which he figured as
the man is a never-to-be-forgotten
event in the life of William Jarman,
who is 86 years old, aud once was the
"King Dodo" of the Puget Sound In-
lians, says The Brockville Citizen.
That was 50 years ago, and "Blanket
Bill," as he is called to this day,
sxpects to reach the century mark
in yenrs.
"Blanket Bill" was a man-o'-warsc
man on board a British frigate that
sailed into Puget Sound, water a great
many years ago. With a party of other snilora he came ashore to trade
with the Indians. The party became
separated, and with a yell the fire-
eating aborigines set upon the main
body of the British tars. All reached
tho boat, but Jarman, who was captured and taken to the interior by
the Indians. He fully expected to
be scalped while the 'agots burned
about him, but ho made friends with
the chief, and soon found himself elevated to a high position among the
tribes.   Before him  everyone  bowed.
After several years Hudson Bay
traders heard that a white man waa
held in captivity among the Indiana,
and bartering with the red men, secured the British sailor upon the payment of a roll of blankets.
But Jarman went back to live among
the Indians. He married a squaw, or
probably a good many more than one.
"Blanket Bill" attributes bis long life
to a plunge into the sea every morning, and the avoidanoe of spirits ol
all kinds. A pipe is his only dissi-
untion, and he walks 11 miles into
Bellingham, State of Washington, every little_while JuBt lor exercise.
Those who want fewest things are
ueurest to the gods.���Socrates.
The I hcc-I War,
When n mother forbade her diuigb
���ur social giiycty on the ground thai
she "bun seen the folly of such things,'
the daughter very reasonably answer
ed tbut she wonted to see the folly ol
thorn too. Tbut Is the attitude ol
youth toward the warulngs of uge.-
I .ondou Lady.
An   Eye to  Effect.
Sheridan was about to start on Ins
twenty  mile  ride  to  Winchester.
"1 could do it quicker in an automobile, of course,'' he said, "but
that woul*. knock V.\e poem into tne
mi,.die of the next war."
Pausing just long enough to permit the young man w- the camera to take a snap-shot of him, he
dashed the rowels into c.s steed and
was otf like an arrow.���Chicago Tribune.
Sure Regulators.��� Mandrake and
Dandelion are known to exert a
powerful influence on the liver and
kidneys, restoring them to healthful action, inducing a regular flow
of the secretions and imparting to
the organs complete power to perform their functions. These valuable ingredients enter into the composition of Parmelee's Vegetable
Pills, and serve to render them the
agreeable and salutary medicine *"*���
tbey are. There arc few pills so effective as they  in their action.
"When the people of your town
out west discovered that the mayor
hail been misappropriating tlie pub-
lie money did tbey suspend him from
office ?"
"No; from a tree."���Baltimore American.
Minard's  Liniment Cures  Distemper.
A dispatch to London says it is reported in various circles that Mgr.
Kennedy, rector of. the American college, will probably soon vacate his
post in Rome for a bishopric in the
United States.
Have You Eczema ?��� Have you any skin
disease or eruptions ? Are you subject
to chafing or scalding ? Dr. Agnew'B
Ointment prevents and cures any and
all of these and cure* Itching, Bleeding
and Blind Piles besides. One application
brings relief in ten minutes, and cases
cured in three to atx nights. 35 cents.
A dispatch from Sebastopol says it
is reported that about 13 acres in
Chukuvan, Livadia, is subsiding into the sea.
Winston Churchill at Lerds, said
that at the forthcoming colonial conference there would be no restraint
They are often so Alight that one ia
almost ashamed to call it a sprain, and
yet the relation ia close. Sometimes
a (.train is more dangerous, because
neglected.   Therefore apply at once,
bo cause serious results hwe come from
a strain���stiff joints, water on the
knee, white swelling, even amputation.
Usually a few doses of Liniment cures.
35 oents, throe times as much SO cents.
1. 8. JOHNSON & CO., Boston,
5 or 500
���they ire all
Each biscuit
ss light as if
made by tairy
Baked to s
golden russet
So fresli",
and crisp, and
tempting, that
just opening the
ox is teasing
the appetite.
And   you
find   t   new
delight in every
one you eat.
Yon get perfection
when you get
Sodas    -��
No.      626 35
Here are two powerful instances
ol tne varied wa.vs in Whlcn Zain-
liuk, the great liernal balin, is doing good tnroughout ilie Dominion,
have you Jet enjoyed its benlit i
baby  Cured  of  Eczema.
Mrs. 1*. Taylor, ol fine Ridge,
Man., says: "1 will never lie \wui-
out /.ain-c.iili in tlie House, as i
have thoroughly proved it. n cured
irritating rusn and eczema on mj
baby's leet during teething, Wneie
tnere are cliUdren it is invaluable,
as it heals their sores and injuries
in wonderfully short nine.
I i-ddden   on   by   Horse���Bad   Bruises.
Mr. D. Cumming, of Spriugmuuut,
Out., says: "1 have proved thai
���Zam-Buk lias extraordinary merit. 1
was trampled on by a horse and my
loot was nil black and swollen. 1
could scarcely move "it the pain was
so bad. A few applications ol
Zam-iSuk cured the pain and removed the discoloration. The foot was
soon all right again. It is a wonderful balm."
Zam-BuK is an all-round household balm. It is compounded from
purely herbal essences and cures eczema, ulcers, sores, chapped hands,
bruises, cuts, burns, etc. It also
cures rheumatism, sciatica, neuralgia and rubbed well in over the
chest in cases of cold removes the
tightness and aching. All druggists
and stores sell at 00c. a box, or
post tree from the Zam-Buk Co.,
Toronto, upon receipt of ppioe. 6
boxes sent for $2.00.
In Washington, Ga., the first town
in America named for the father of
his country, lived Gen. Robert
Toombs, one of the brilliant lights
of hospitality in a country where social instinct is second to nature.
A committee once waited on Gen.
Toombs to consult him about erecting a hotel in the town.
"We have no need of one," said
Gen. Toombs, simply. "When les-
pectable people come here they can
stay at my house. If they are not
respectable we do not want them at
Ceylon Pearl Profits.
Tbe Ceylon pearl fishery was leased a year ago to a limited company
for twenty years at an annual rental of $103,000, the company covenanting to expend from $10,000 to
$00,000 a year on improvements under government supervision and to
pay the cost of government protection. In some recent year, presumably 1900, but the date has been
edited out of the consular report, as
usual, the fishery is said to have
yielded a net profit of $801,882 ��� a
record breaker.���Hartford  Cournnt.
Baby's Own Tablets have saved
many a previous little life. There
is no other medicine to equal them
for stomach and bowel troubles,
colds, simple fevers or teething troubles. They are good for children of
all ages���from the new born babe to
the well grown child. And the mother has the guarantee of a government analyst that they do not contain opiates or harmful drugs. Mrs.
John 0. Gildart, Prosser Brook, N.
B says: "I have proved that
Baby's Own Tablets are a great help
to mothers, nnd are baby's best
friend. Thev act almost, like magic
and I will alwnvs keep them in the
house." The Tablets are sold by
druggists or by mail at 20 cents a
box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
Green���What do you mean by saying John Brown is a distant relative
of yours ? I though he was '/our
Brown���Well, there are twelve children in our family. He's the oldest
and I'm the youngest. ��� Chicago
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.
The government is to be asked to
build a half mile breakwater on King
street, on the west side of the harbor at Kingston, Ont,
A Good Name is to be Prized.���
There have been imitations of Dr.
Thomas' Ecleetrio Oil which may
have been injurious to its good
name, but if so, the injury has
only been temporary. Goodness
must always come to the front and
throw into' the shadow that which
is worthless. So it has been with
F,electric Oil: no imitation can
maintain itself against the genuine
Hon. C. S. Rolls says the small
motor car has a great future in Canada. He wns impressed by the loyalty which prejudices Canadians in
favor of British cars.
A William and Mary tin farthing,
by George Bowers, 1690, was sold
for two guineas at a sabs of rare
medals, nnd coins recently at
Messrs. Sothebys'. A similar sum
was paid for a Charles II. tin farthing of 1684.
Does Not
Color Hair
Ayer's Hair Vigor, as now
made from our new improved
formulas doea not stain or color
the hair even to the slightest
degree. Gray hair, white hair,
blonde hair is not made a
shade darker. But it certainly
does stop falling hair. No
question about that.
Dots not change the color of the hair.
Tormtcla wltb ssib bottlo
Sk*w It to your
Aek him ecbcmt It,
thco to 0* ho �����*���
Indeed, we believe it will stop every case
���I filling hair unless there Is some very
unusual complication, something greatly
affecting the general health. Then you
should coniultyour physician. Also ask
him about the new Ayer's Hair Vigor.
i       MlSltlT the .. O. Ajei Oo., LowoU, tttMOr���
A  Pretty  Little  Romance  That Came
of  Hospital  Vi-iting.
The Countess of Kinnoul, who has
devoted much of her leisure to hospital visinng, lias had one or two
strange experiences. Sue used to go
regularly to St. George's Hospital,
says Grand Magazine, and on one occasion���sbe was then not more tnan
IB years old���made the acquaintance
of a youth, a saddler by trade. w,io
was suffering from hip disease. Gradually he recovered, and was at last
able to leave the hospital, tnough
still lame.
Between the young man and till
kind visitor a correspondence sprang
up. He always addressed her in
"Dear Mollie," and concluded ins
letters "With all my heart's love,
yours respectful.''
At length the lady became engaged
to be married, and duly Informed
her humble admirer of the lact. receiving no answer from him, she
rient him a ticket for the wedding
Still no reply! Again she wrote to
him, and at last received from hin.
this answer, without either beginning
or end, of an orthodox kind:���
"1 can never write to you again,
as i don't know how to begin."
Once more the young lady took up
her pen. She reminded this timorous correspondent that her name
was sc. Molne, and urged ..cm to
come to her wedding. He came, he
saw he cried���a little, and when i
,vas suffering from hip disease. Gradium the following letter descriptive
of  his  sensations:
"There was 1 among those lords
,tnd ladies, and none so beautiful
as her what needs no jewels."
������He's gone to Canada now,' says
Lady Kinnoul. "He came to see
me just before he went, after baby
was born, and 1 said to tlinry
Would vou like to see her?' '*es,
he answered. And when 1 brought
her in he just touched her in the
nicest way with the point of one
of his lingers, and then he went, ���.
liave heard from him since, and he
always sends his kindest regards to
ner  little  ladyship."
Impurities in the Blood. ��� When
the action of the kidneys becomes
impaired, impurities in the blood
are almost sure to follow, and gen-
aral derangement of the system ensues. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills
will regulate the kidneys, so that
they will maintain healthy action
ind prevent the complications which
certainly come when there is derangement of these delicate organs.
As a restorative these pills are in the
lirst  rank.
Mushroom Culture.
Mushrooms grow in many strange
places. One curious field for their
growth has been selected in France,
the St. Denis railway tunnel is no
longer used for the purpose for which
it was originally intended. The
ground therein has been cut up into
ridges divided from each other by
means of furrows, upon which whole
battalions of mushrooms are now
flourishing. In Scotland a company
is now growing mushrooms in a
tunnel 3.000 feet long. It was originally built by the North British
railway, and is sixty feet below the
streets of Edinburgh.
Rheumatism will Succumb to South
American Rheumatic Cure because it
goes light to the seat of the trouble and
removes the cause. Many so-called cures
but deaden pain temporarily only, to
have it return again with doubled violence. Not so with this great remedy.
It eradicates from the system the last
vestige of the disease and its cures are
Bilvino, the bandit leader, is still
being pursued by troops. He and
his followers recently murdered the
local authorities who attempted to
capture the band.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratch** and
every form of contagious Itch on hum
an or animals cured in 30 minutes b\
Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.
Finger Nails.
The growth of the average finger
nail is computed to be one-thirty-
second of an inch a week or a little
more than an inch and a half a
year. The finger nails, Popular Science SiftingB states, are said to grow
faster in the summer than in the
winter. The nail on the middle fin-
eer grows faster than any of the
other nails, and that on the thumb
grows slowest. It is also said that
the nails on the right hand grow
faster than those on the left hand.
According to the rate of growth
stated, the average time taken for
each finger nail to grow its full
length is about four and a half
months, and nt this rate a man seventy years old would have renewed
his nails one hundred and eighty-
six times. Taking the length of each
nail on each finger, and on all his
fingers and thumbs an aggregate
length of seventy-seven and a half
Minard's   Liniment  Cures  Garget  In
Frank Daniels, comedian, while
playing a recent engagement in
Baltimore, gave a dinner to some
friends after the show one evening.
Broiled live lobster was on the menu,
and one was brought, in minus a
Colling the waiter, Mr. Daniels
said: "What do you mean by serving  me with  an  imperfect  lobster?"
"Excuse me sab, but Ah didn't
think you'd mind a little thing like
dat, sah. Dese lobsters got to fight-
in' in de basket and dis one los' his
claw," said  the waiter.
"Take this lobster out immediately," said Mr. Daniels, "and bring
me the winner."
"Expert legal testimony," says a
well known member of the New York
bar, "can easily be made a two-
edged weapon in court.
"A clever and capable mining engineer was obliged to take the stand
aa an expert in a suit in Nevada a
couple of years ago. The case involved  large issues.
"The examination was conducted
by a young and smart attorney, who
patronised the expert with all the
authority of half a dozen years of
"One of his questions related to
the form in which the ore was found,
a form generally known ns "kidney
" 'Now, sir,' said the attorney,
'how large are these lumps ? You
say that they are oblong in shape.
Are thfiV as long as my head ?'
"Yes,' replied the expert, 'but not
nearly   so   thick.'"���Harper's   Week-
For Strains
���of Back ���of Shoulder
���of Stifle ���of Hough
���of Whirl-bone ���of Knee
���of Fetlock ���of Coffin Joint
���of Pattern
and all
Lameness in
Two or three teaspoon-
f uls in a little Rum or Brandy,
cures Sprains, Bruises and
Lameness iu 24 hours���takes
out all the soreness���and puts
horses "on their feet again."
50c. a bottle.    If your drug,
gist docs not have it, send to
National Drag & Cheaical Co.
Limited, MeatreaL    17
Saunders   Describes   Progress   of  Agriculture in Canada Before the
Committee  =t  Ottawa.
Ottawa. Out.���The progress of agriculture in Canada and the practical results obtained by the extension
of the experimental farm system
formed the subject of an address by
Professor Wm. Saunders, director of
government experimental farms, before the agricultural committee. As
an illustration of the growth and importance of experimental work Professor Saunders stated that in 1899
his correspondence amounted to
about eight thousand letters in the
course of the year, while for the past
seven years the average had been
68,797 letters. In 1887 the number
of seed samples distributed amounted to 1,149, while last year the total
was 43,885. Contrasting; the wheat
production of the various countries,
he pointed out that Great Britain
came first with 30.95 bushels to the
acre, and Germany second with 28,-
25 bushels. Canada was well up,
the average for Ontario being 18.92
bushels per acre. Manitoba 18.45 per
acre, and the Northwest 19.13 per
acre. Experiments with Canadian
Red Fife wheat in England had been
lately carried out, and proved remarkably successful. With regard
to spring wheats Professor Saunders
said that while goose wheat had
proved successful in certain localities, he could not advise Canadian
farmers to plant it generally. Referring to recent, experiments made
by Sir William Crookes with a view
of extracting by means of electricity
nitrogen from air, to be used as a
fertilizer, Professor Saunders said
that, when the scheme was perfected it would revolutionize agriculture.
At Niagara Falls an American company bad sunk a million dollars in
endeavoriiisr to establish an h.rlustry
on these lines, but the cost, of electricity was too hilh to allow the
project to be successful. It seemed
that if electricity could be produced
for this purpose at a cost of $4 per
horsepower the extraction of nitrogen froen tlie atmosphere and . the
production of nitrate of lime for fertilizing could be carried out profitably Tn Norway, where there were
many large water-powers, a company
had been established and was competing, he believed successfully, in the
supply of fertilizers. The matter
was an important one, as it had
been estimated that the world's supply of nitric soda would run out in
nineteen years, and it was necessary
that something should take its place.
Wcs offer Ones Hundred Dollars Reward for a**
case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.   F. J. CHENEY t OO., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, hava known F. J.  Oheuoy
for the last 15 years, and believe him perfeotly honorable in all  business transactions and financially
able to carry out any obligations made by his firm.
Wilding, Kinn.n a Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken internally, aoti-g
dlrectly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the
system. Testimonials sent free. Frico ,tu. per
bottle.   Sold by all Druggists.
Take Hull's Family Fills for constipation.
At Last.
"Remember young Rjenks who used
to drink so heavily ?"
"Yes. '
"He's on the water wagon at last."
"Yes. He's driving a milk cart."
���Milwaukee Sentinel.
In the past eight centuries Eng-
and has suffered from 57 severe
20 Years of Vile Catarrh.���Charles O.
Brown, journalist, of liuluth, Minn.,
writes: "I have been a Bufferer from
Throat and Naual Catarrh for over 20
years, during which time my head na���
been slopped up and my condition truly
miserable. Within 15 minuteti after using Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder I
obtained relief. Three bottles have almost, if not entirely, cured me." 60c.���
France's $76,000,000 a Year in Tips.
A statistical!, whose calculations
may be taken to be as trustworthy
as statistics usually are, estimates
that the money given away yearly
in tips in France amounts to nearly
��15,000,000 being bestowed in fans
alone. His calculations are based on
the assumption that each inhabitant
in Paris spends seven-twelfths of a
penny, and each inhabitant of tne
provinces one farthing a day in tips.
W.di an income tax in prospect,
Frenchmen are, no doubt, looking
out for different ways of economizing; therefore, the statistics of tips
wquld furnish a valuable suggestion.
��� Paris Correspondent of London
Brilliant  and    Imposing   Ceremonies
Are  Witnessed  by  Large
London.���Tne second session of the.
second parliament ol the present
rcrijjn, which promises to be lull oi
iiiu-ce.it and   importance y,us open
fad Uy King hidwai'd wiui un tu*
imposing ceremony which has at-
landed tnese lunctions since his ac
cessation. The king and queen, in
ihe Historic gocden coach, participated in tne usual state procession from
lluciungliaiii palace to the house o,
lords, ihe route was lined by troopt
and despite the drizzling rain ana
coid weather, considerable crowd*-
occupied all the points of vantage,
and gave their majesties a heart}
reception. The great officers of statt
awaited the king at the Victoria to
wer entrance of the house of lords,
whence the robing room was reached.
'The king having donned the royal
robes over his field marshal's uniform, a procession was formed ana
amid fanfares and trumpets it slowly traversed the royal gallery and
tiie princes' chamber, thence entering the upper house which was brilliantly lit up by electroliers. When
the herald, pursuivants and other
state officials beading the procession
in old-time garb, entered the hoiiBe,
the whole brilliant gathering rose to
meet their majesties. The house was
filled to its capacity arid the assemblage of members of the royal family
of peers robed in .scarlet and ermine,
and peeresses resplendent in court
dresses, state robes and magnificent
jewels, foreign diplomats, church dignitaries, judges and officers of the
navy and army, all in gala unifonr
or clad in the vari-colored robes o
their office, facing the king anc
queen, who were seated on then
thrones, combined to form a scene
which was mediaeval in its pictures
Ranged on the steps of the throne
on either side of the king, stood the
Earl of Crewe, lord president of the
council, bearing the imperial crown,
the Earl of Carrington, joint hereditary lord great chamberlain of
Fingland, carrying the sword of state,
and the Marquis of Winchester,
premier marquis of England, with
the cap of maintenance in his han'ds,
and other state dignitaries.
The members of the house of commons having been summoned to attend the house of lords, the lord
high chancellor, Lord Lorebiirn,
kneeling, handed the king the speech
from the throne, which his majesty
'The document foreshadowed a full
and busy session, devoted to Ireland
army reform and temperance, apart
from the overshadowing question o1
the house of lords.
After the usual reference to tht
good will prevailing between Urea'
Britain and the other powers, tut
speech deplored the loss of life ano
destruction of property resui.ing from
the earthquake at Kingston.
"1 have seen with satisfaction,'
saca the king, "tbat the emergency
has been met by the governor anc
his officers with courage and devo
tion and by the people with self control.
"The occasion has called forth
many proofs of practical good wil
from a parts of my empire, and 1
recognize with sincere gratitude tne
sympathy shown by the people ol
the United States and the assistance
promptly offered by their naval authorities."
A congratulatory reference to the
visit to India of the ameer of Af
glianistan was followed by the mti
mation "that while guarding tin-
unity of the executive power unim
paired" some changes in the govern
ment methods in India were undei
consideration bringing them more ir,
accordance with the wishes of the
natives. "Serious questions," con
tinued the king, "effecting the work
ing of our parliamentary systen,
have arisen from the two houses.
Ministers have this important sub
ject under consideration with the
view of a solution of the diliicu.^y.
..ie remainder of the -speech wa?
devoted to the proposed licensing
bill, the object of which is to diminish the drink evils, proposals for the
improvement of the army organization and Irish local government and
education questions, and minor measures. "On tne Irish question the
king said: "Your attention will be
called to a measure for further associating the people of Ireland wm,
the management of domestic affairs
and otherwise improving their system of government in its administrative and financial aspects. Proposals will also be submitted to you
for effecting a reform of university
education in Ireland, by which 1
trust that the difficulties which have
so long retarded higher education
in that country may  be removed."
Among the domestic legislation
foreshadowed was "A bill enabling
women to serve on local bodieB,'
evidently intended as a sop to
the woman suffragists. Having
delivered this message, the king assisted the queen to risej* the procession was formed and returned to
the robing room. The house of commons assembled formally for a bnel
period and then adjourned until 4
Much distress and sickness in
children is caused by worms.
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator
gives relief by removing tbe cause.
Give it a trial and be convinced.
Money   Earned   by   Convicts.
It is not generally known but is
nevertheless a fact thac convicts 111
the Ohio penitentiary earn as higi.
as $50 or $60 a month for ...emsel-
ves workinf" Overtime. They nave a
certain ta-pk to perform in eight hours
and all work they get out above
their tasks is credited to them.
In the bolt shop alone more tnan
200 men divide even; month $800 foi
work accomplished In overtime, 'ine
convicts are not allowed to work
more than eight hours a day. One
man in the bolt shop earns $60
every month running what is called
a perfect mill. A large number ol
convicts clear for themselves more
than $'10 a month.���-Columbus Despatch.
The dispute between the shipping
companies and the Mercantile Marine Officers' association seems now
in a fair way to be settled.
In Australia 94,000 tons of ore
are mined for one ton of gold; in
California,   70,000   tons.
f  Keeps your body
warm,  yet   lets
your skin breathe
-knit, not
woven, -
-it fits,
. Shrinkage
T/aae rjare
fTrada-markedin red. Ina^
Variety of styles, fabrics and',
rprices,   for women, men and '
children,      and guaranteed.
It   Varle-a   Greatly   In   Different   Per-
soni   and  Conditions.
The pulse ot women generally beats
at a slightly faster rate than that of
men. It may be said that when a per
son Is at rest his pulse, that of any
adult, may be from seventy-five to
eighty times a minute. Great variation
exists In different individuals in respect of the number of beats. After
exercise the pulse quickens because of
the stimulation of the heart, and the
same result applies to the effects of
taking food. A dose of alcohol will also
stimulate the pulse somewhat, just us
the use of tobacco, especially in excess,
will tend to have an opposite effect-
namely, that of lowering the rate of
the pulse, because of the depression of
the heart which results. In fevers and
Inflammatory diseases tbe pulse rate
tends to be very much Increased and
ilso In respect of its character. Instead
if beating quietly the blood vessel lu
such cases exhibits a very full and
bounding movement. On the other
hand, where depression exists and tbe
temperature of tbe body falls, tbe
pulse may be unnaturally slow and Its
character weak. Physicians are accustomed to distinguish other characteristics In the pulse, such as become valuable hints In the discovery and determination of disease. The practical lesson we learn here Is that where the
pulse continues for any. length of time
to have Its beats quickened to an unnatural degree and where especially a
rise of the temperature or heat of the
body accompanies these symptoms we
ought to suspect some kind of feverish
condition or other to be represented.
Tbe pulse alone forms a valuable
enough guide to this state of tbe body,
but its value Is very much Increased If
to the Information given us by the
pulse we add that which the use of the
thermometer supplies.
The   I.mlii   and   Saxon   Terms   From
Which The- Are Derived.
Our names for each day are derived
from tbe Saxons, who probably borrowed the week from some eastern
people, substituting names of their
own divinities for those of tbe classical gods, as Is easily seen when tbe
names are tabulated:
Latin. Saxon. English.
Dies Soils Sun's day Sunday.
Dies Lunae Moon's day Monday.
Dies Martls Tlw's day Tuesday.
Dies Mercurlf.. Woden's day.. Wednesday.
Dies Jovls Thor's day.... Thursday.
Dies Veneris... Frlga's day... Friday.
Dies Batumi. ...Seterne's day. Saturday.
Among the ancients the belief In tbe
Influence of the planets upon the life
of men was so strong tbat many In selecting their daily ornaments would
wear only tbe gem associated with the
planet of the day. Thus on Sunday
ouly yellow gems and gold should
adorn tbe fingers. Pearls and white
stones, excepting diamonds, belonged
to the Moon day. Tuesday, day of Mars,
claimed rubles and all stones of fiery
luster. Thursday, Thor's day, demanded amethysts aud deep colored stoues
of sanguine tint, while Friday, dominated by Venus, reigned over tbe emerald, color of jealousy, which Is love's
shadow. Saturday, dedicated to Saturn, oldest of the gods, bad for Its
distinctive talisman tbe most splendid
of   all   gems,   the   diamond.
Bis Time For Drinking;.
In the days of river driving on tbe
Kennebec river In Maine old Uncle Jim
Gilbert was a well known character.
He wus hale and hearty and had an
enormous appetite. The men used to
come down the river with a drive of
logs and get a meal at a tavern in
Augusta. One morning, arriving late
and with appetite sharpened, old Uncle Jim sat down with the first set of
men and ate diligently during the time
these men made a meal. A. new set of
men came and still Uncle Joe ate
steadily. A third set came, and tbe
tavern keeper, becoming alarmed, tried
to hurry up the protracted meal by
saying, "Better drink your coffee, uncle, and have another cup!"
"No," said the old man. "I never
drink till I'm half through!"
Return ot the Prodlcal.
"I do play In tough luck sometimes,"
declared the Impecunious girl. "Last
night, you remember how It rained.
I happened to be In the neighborhood
of some friends of mine whom I had
not seen since tbe last hard rain. I
concluded to call. Before they asked
me In tbey grabbed the umbrella I
carried, hurried across tbe room wltb
it, placed It In a closet there and locked the door on It.
" 'Thank heaven!' they cried. 'At
last!   Our long lost umbrella!' "���
A Stetson Story.
The late John Stetson, famous In his
lay as a theatrical manager, was having a yacht built, and a friend, meeting
bim on the street, asked him what
be was going to name the boat. "I
haven't decided yet," replied John, "but
It will be some name commencing with
B, probably either Psyche or Cinch."
Bis Part.
Magistrate (to witness)���I understand
that you overheard the quarrel between
the defendant and bis wife 7 Witness-
Yes, sli. Magistrate���Tell the court, If
you can, what he seemed to be doing.
Witness���He seemed to be doln' the
A Procession of Worms Seen la Baa*
srury and Norway.
In some of tbe Hungarian forests
and in tbe pine woods of Norway there
exists a tiny, wormlike insect called
the sclara, of tbe genus tlpula. During the month of July or early In August tbey gather together In large
numbers, preparatory to migrating In
search of food or for change of condition. When Betting out on this Journey tbey stick themselves together by
means of some glutinous matter and
form a huge serpent like mass, often
reaching a length of between forty and
fifty feet and several Inches In thickness. As the sciara Is only on an average about three thirty-seconds of an
inch In length, with no appreciable
breadth whatever, the number required
to compose a continuous line of tbe
size above mentioned Is almost incal
culable. Their pace Is, of course, very
slow, and upon meeting an obstacle,
sucb as a stick or stone, tbey will
either writhe over or around It, sometimes breaking luto two bodies for this
M. Guerln-Menevllle, a celebrated
French naturalist, said that If the rear
portion of this wonderful snakellke
procession be brought Into contact with
the front part and a sort of circle
formed the Insects will keep moving
round In that circle for hours without
apparently noticing tbat they are get
ting no "forrader" on tbelr Journey. If
tbe procession be broken In two, tbe
portions will reunite In a short time
The Norwegian peasants, when they
meet one'of these trains, will Iny some
article of their clothing, such as a bell
or handkerchief, on tbe ground In front
of It. If tbe procession passes over It
it Is regarded as a good sign, but If It
makes a way round tbe reverse Is be
A  Plea Thnt Is Respeeted by Almost
All Classes ot Men.
There Is au appeal tc/ which nearly
all classes of men give hoed���let ut
have fair play. You may address a
schoolful of mischievous boys on the
beauties of goodness, ou the evils ol
cruelty or harshness to tlieir fellows
and they will laugh at you. Exhortations to avoid any abstract evil oi
wroug and appeals to follow any abstract virtue will seem hazy to almost
any collection of ordinary, healthy and
lusty young boys, but If their sense of
fair play be addressed there is a read;
Oo among a crowd of wharfingers oi
longshoremen or the roughest and most
reckless sailors, wbo bave neithei
home nor principles of any sort, and
talk to them of the things of the head
or of the heart, and they will think
tbat you are a harmless but quite fu
tile specimen from cninkdom. Try to
awaken lu them a horror of the brutal
ity of their usual life, speak in moving
terms of the force and beauty of kindness or of virtue or of any attribute
of a polite and civilized society and
way of life, and you will be soliciting
tbe wind, talking to a statue, shouting
in the desert. But In the most uncouth
assemblage and In the vilest baunt In
lhe English speaking world mention
fair play and found your argument
nud your plea on that basis, and tbe
effect Is instant and eloquent.���Philadelphia Ledger.
Corned beef hash as made by Senator Hanua's cook was very popular
lu Washington several years ago.
Wheu the head waiter of tbe senate
restaurant wauted bash'prepared very
carefully he ordered It this way: "One
corned beef bash for Senator Hanna."
Oue duy when tlie restaurant was doing a heavy business almost everybody
seemed to want corned beef hash
"Corned beef hash for Senator Hanna"
bad beeu ordered fourteen times.
When the fifteenth order went down
to the kitchen the chef shouted:
"That's fifteen orders for Senator
Hanna! He'd better watch out or he'll
founder hlsself."
Saved the Sltnation.
"Ha, here comes Ratcllffe with a
dagger! My last moment has arrived!" exclaims one of tbe characters in
a new melodrama. Unfortunately,
however, the actor representing Ratcllffe had forgotten the dagger and
come ou the stage without It. But he
was equal to the occasion. "Villain,"
he exclaimed, "thou thoughtst thou
sawst a dagger In mine hand. 'Twas
thine evil conscience supplied the vision. But 1 will slay thee with a blow
of this strong right hand," which he
proceeded to do.
More Positive.
"Well," said Cadley scornfully, "I'll
bet you didn't do the proposing. It's
a sure bet tbat your wife asked you
to marry her."
"No," replied Heupeck, "you're
"Ob, come now, be honest"
"No, sbe didn't ask me; she told me
to."���Philadelphia Press.
Grindstones   Wet nnd Dry.
The strength of a grindstone appears
from tests to vary widely with the degree of Its wetness or dryness, stones
Ihat are dry showing tensile strengths
of from 140 to ISO pounds a square
Inch, but after soaking overnight
breaking under stresses of 80 to 110
pounds a square Inch.
That's What.
"A great deal depends upon the dressing," observed the thoughtful thinker.
''Speaking of what?" queried hla
"Women and salads," answered the
T. T���Exchange,	
Long Speeches.
London's lord mayor gave the members of the Savage club at their annual dinner not long ago a sentence
which, he informed them, he proposes to inscribe in letters of gold over
the entrance to the Guildhall and in
the Egyptian hall of the Mansion
house. It ran, "Nobody likes long
speeches except those wbo make
Optlnilstle View.
Tom (proudly)���Miss Plnklelgb has
promised to be my wife. Jack (consolingly)���Ob, don't let that worry you.
Women frequently break tbelr promises.
Your Doctor
Can cure your Cough or Cold,
no question about that, but���
why go to all the trouble and
inconvenience of looking him up,
and then of having his prescription
filled, when you can step into any
drug store in Canada and obtain
a bottle of SHILOH'S CURE
for a quarter.
Why pay two to five dollars
when a twenty-five cents
bottle of SHILOH will cure you
as quickly ?
Why not do as hundreds of
thousands of Canadians have
done for the past thirty-four
years: let SHILOH be your doctor whenever a Cough or Cold
SHILOH will cure you, and all
druggists back up this statement
with a positive guarantee.
The next time vou have ���
Cough or Cold cure it with
A Sufficiency.
"So you are not interested m polar exploration." -
"No." answered Minus liarker. ��� I
can see enough fuel problems
staring us in the face right here at
home without annexing any more."
���Washington Star.
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
Seven thousand employes of four
naptha works in Baku have Btruck.
They want 20 to 80 per cent, of their
wages for the year.
An official denial haa been issued
to the story that negotiations were
on foot for the sale of the islands
if St. Pierre-Miquelon to Japan.
A bottle of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup, taken according to directions, will subdue a cough in a
short time. This assertion can be
verified by hundreds who have tried
it and are pleased to bear testimony to its merits, so that all may
know what a splendid medicine it
is. It costs you only 25 cents to
join the ranks of the many who
have been benefited  by its use.
Minister���So you go to school, do
you, Bobby ?
Bobby���Yes, sir.
"Let me hear vou  spell 'bread.'"
"The dictionary spells it with an
'a,' Bobby."
"Yes, sir; but you didn't ask me
how the dictionary spells it; you
asked me how 1 spell it."���Tit-bits.
eo Specialists on the Case.���In the ordinary run of medical practice a greater number than this have treated case*
of chronic, dyspepsia and have tailed to
cure-but Dr. Von Man's Pineapple Tablets (60 in a box at 35 cents cost) have
made the cure, giving relief in one
day. These little "specialists have
proven   their   real   merit.���72.
The Teheran correspondent of the
Daily Mail says that a crisis has a-
risen between the shah and the new
assembly in connection with the
question of the attendance of the
ministers at the assembly's sittings.
Fairville, Sept. 30, 1902.
Minard's  Liniment Co.,  Limited.
Dear Sirs.���We wish to inform you
that we consider your MINARD'S
LINIMENT a very superior article,
and we use it as a sure relief for
sore throat and chest. When I tell
you I would not be without it if the
price was one dollar a bottle, I
mean  it.
Yours truly,
It is announced that the death list
in the mine disaster at St. Johann-
On-Saar, Germany, probably will
reach 148.
Daniel Osiris, the philanthropist,
who presented Malmaison to the
French nation, is dead. M. Osiris
bequeathed $5,000,000 to the Pasteur
Minister Speahs
to Mothers *
Tells Bis Wife's Eaperlence for thi
Sake ef Other Sufferers.
The following letter has been sen*
to Dr. T. A. Slocum, Ltd., for pub>
Dr. T. A. Slocum. Limited:���Dear Sin: Within
the laat two yean my wife (who is of a delicate
conatltutiou) haa had two severe attacks of Is
rrtppe. both of which have been .petdll- corrected
br the use of l's-cliin*. Vc e haveluch faith tn the
efficiency of your reinedlee that aa a family we
nee no other. For toning up a debilitated By-tern,
however run down, resjtortnf te healthy acUon
the heart and lungs, and aa a ipeoiSo for all waat-
Ing dtwaaea. your Flyohliie aud Oiomulslou are
���Imply peerlee-. Youra alnceroly, Rev. J. 1. Blew,
SI Walker Avenue, Toronto.
PSYCHINE, Pronounced Si-keen,
is a scientific preparation, having
wonderful tonic properties acting
directly upon the Stomach, Blood
and weak organs of the body,
quickly restoring them to strong
and healthy action. It is especially
adapted for people who are run
down from any cause, especially
Coughs, Colds, Catarrh, LaGrippe,
Pneumonia, Consumption and all
stomach or organic troubles. It
has no substitute.
Is for sale at all dealers, at 60c and
$1.00 per bottle, or write direct to
Dr. T. A. Slocum, Limited, 179
King St. VV., Toronto.
There is no other remedy "Just
as Good" as PSYCHINE.
Dr. Root's Kidney Fills are a sure and
permanent cure for Rheumatism, Bright's
Disease, Pain in the Back snd all forms
of Kidney Trouble. 26c per box, at all
Inquire of  the young people; the;
know eveathliu*.    . -
W.      N.
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REST, $11,000,000
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Vice-President���Hon. Gboeqb A. Dbummond.
General Manager���E. S. Cloubton.
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A General Banking Business Transacted.
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industry and it will have a demoralizing Influence over tbe men, who ae
miners we admire, aud who as men we
Anthony Shilland,Secretary Treasurer
of District Association No. 6, W. P. of
M., will leave on Sunday morning; fj
attend tbe District Convention which
opens at Rossland on Tuesday, March
5th. The District Association comprises
all the locals of the W. F. of M. in
British Columbia, ami the present
convention is expected to bo tlie largest
and most important in its history. The
locals of the recently organized Industrial Workers of the World in Ilie
province as well as a representative of
the coal miners in the Crows Nest
dislrict have been invited to attend.
The feeling predominant in the Slocan
relative lo the new Sunday Observance
law is most antagonistic. It is extremely difficult to encounter those
���whose expressions of opinion favor the
Act as it applies to this or any other
mining country. All agree that the
essential factor in the longevity of mankind is a periodical rest, but that rest
mtiBt be taken amid circumstances and
surroundings which are not repugnant
to the spiritual and moral welfare of the
workers. The new act which came into
force on Friday, demands that all unnecessary Sunday labor shall cfnse on
that day, and to those uninitiated into
the working condition of mines in
Western Canada it will come ss a surprise to learn that the opposition comes
chiefly from the miners, and for thiB
Teason, that an enforced day of rest in
an isolated and ill ventilated bunkhouse
covered with ten feet of snow, and
milts from the nearest camp, is hell
witn the li*l off. The prevailing condition when two shifts aro resting, and
washing is in progrts-, is essentially
nauseous to lhe men whose labor de-
mands it of thorn to keep absolutely fit
to puisue their dangerous calling in
tunnel and shaft.
The intelligent reader will understand that the average miner is not in
the same category as a Sunday School
teacher or a lay preacher, and the reader
will therefoie realize what it would
mean if a large number of men are
forced to loaf under such circumstances,
It is impossible to reach town to attend
Divine service.
Healthy recreation ie out of the question. A quiet stroll would niesn a
trudge on snowshoes, with a chance of
being swept away hy a snowslide.
Those with a penchant for literature
would rather seek the dark recesses of a
tunnel and read by candle light, than
stay in a bunkhouse full of men whose
only occupation for the Lords Day
would be poker, slough, blackjack,
boozerino, blasphemy and smutly
No Bane person will admit that a
shut-down is wise under the circum-
BtanceB. Yet they are true we sorrowfully admit. The Loid'e Day Alliance,
anxiouB to gain for the workers a day
of reit, did not imagine such a etate of
affairs would exist. Their finer feelings
would rcaeive a rudo shock did they
inow that the moralizing influence
their efforts went for lo secure the
enactment of such legislation, would be
annulled, and tiie Lords Day desecrated
by the very conditions they have linen
instrumental in establishing. We have
had correspondence wilh the Lord's Day
Alliance, and they frankly admit the
difficulty. Whether they will piOBecute
offenders we know not, but we feel
confident that the Attorney General, in
whom is vested the right to allow the
cases to be entered, will uot take any
action. The difficulty is one which the
Lords Day Alliance created, and until
they show a disposition to satisfactorily
ameliorate the conditions as they will
affect the men, we shall take a stand
against tlie Alliance on this point, for
it aims a vital   blow  at our tottering
At lhe last regular meeting of the*
Sandon Miners' Union, the following
resolution of condolence was adopted.
Whereas it has pleased Almighty
God in the wisdom of his Alleccing
Providence, to remove from our mid-t
our brother Sorcn S. Isaacson, who died
at Kaslo, B.C. of pneumonia on Wednesday February 20th, 1907,
And whereas, by his death Sandon
Miner's Union loses a faithful, loyal
and upright member.
Therefore, he it resolved, that we,
the members of Sandon Miners' Union,
No. 81, of the Western Federation of
Miners, extend to the relatives of our
deceased brother this expression of our
heartfelt sympathy for them in the
hour of their bereavement and sore
And, be it resolved, that a copy ol
this resolution be forwarded to the wife
��f our brother, a copy to the Miners'
Magazine and the local press for publication, and a copy be spread on the
minutes of this organization!
And, be it further resolved, as a murk
of respect, that the charter of this Union
be draped in  mourning for a period of
thirty days.
John D. Mcix.sis,
Signed:    Levi R. McInnis,
Percy W. Johnston.
Committee on resolutions.
Notice is hereby given that GO days
from date, I intend lo apply to the Hon.
the Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works, at Victoria, B.C., lor permission
to purchase the following described
hinds situated in Ihe SloOah Division of
West Kootenay District and about 8
miles south-easterly from Silverton, B.C.
and iidj ining F. J. O'Kcilly's land purchase on his South side; commencing
at a. po*t marked C. Brand S.W. corner
thence east 40 chains, thence north
40 chains more or less to the south boundary of F. J. O'Reilly's land purchase
thence west along said boundary 40
chains, thence south to point of com-
mencomei t, containing about 100 acres.
Located 28rd Jan. 1907.
Zhe Slocan Ibotel
Gbree forlis,
Headquarters for Mining Men
when visiting this famous Silver-
Lead Mining Camp. Every
comfort fot tlie Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar and Excellent Pool-Table.
Hugh Niven, Proprietor
Whereas at the Lust Chance aud Surprise mines, Chinese kitchen help is
at present employed, to the exclusion
of White labor.
Therefore, be it resolved that this
organization, Sandon Miners' union No.
SI of the VY.F. of M. reaffirming its op-
posiiion to the employment of Orientals
within  its  jurisdiction,  strongly  condemns the position  taken by the management of the  properties in question,
and counsels working men everywhere
and  those favorably  disposed towards
organized labor to be governed by this
A. SHILLAND. Secretary.
Just  Arrived
We Will Sell at
Reduced  Prices.
At Cost
. <M#+4r*44><W>W$��**&&t&*4+Q$ tM&$4**444rt&**4><M+&M*++^ J
i Go to Wilson's for
%   Hay,    Oats,
Iron, Steel, etc
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Silverton. 316.(5.
Recognised by tlie Travelling
Public, Miners and Mining
Men to be the Rest Hotel in
the Slocan. The bar is stocked with the choicest quenchers.
'IR. fii>. Spencer *-= prop
Application to purchase Lands.
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
Irom date, I intend'to apply to the Hon.
the Chief Commissioner ol Lands
and Works, at Victoria, B. C, for
permission lo purchase the following
described lands, situated in the SIocru
Division of West Kootenay District,
between Ten and Twelve Mile creeks
and about one half milo from Slocan
Lake commencing at a post mnrked
J. H. Corey's S.E. corner post, thence
North 20 chains along the line of Lot
1023, thence West 20 rhaii-, thence
South 20 chains, them* East 20 chains
to point of commencement, 40 acres
more or less.
Located 22nd dav of December 1906.
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to purchase
the following described lands situated
in the Slocan Diyieion of West Kootenay District between Ten and Tweivc
Mile Creeks and about one half mile
from Slocan Lake, commencing at a
post marked J. 11. Corey's N.W. corner pout, thence 40 chains South along
the line of Lot 1024, thence 40 chains
eaBt, thence 40 chains north, thence 40
chains west, to puintof commencement,
160 acres more or less.
Located December 22nd, 1006.
3 1 07 Locator.
provincial Hssa\>er
anb (Bbcmist
Sandon Assay Office
Ordinary Tariff:
Gold, Silver, Lead, Copper, Iron, Silica,
$1.00 each.
Silver wilh Copper or Lead, Manganese,
Lime, $1.50 each.
Zinc,  Antlmonv,    Sulphur,   Gold and
Silver, $2.00.
Gold, Silver, wilh Lead or Copper, Zjnc
and Silver, $2 50.
Silver, Zinc and Lead   $8.00
tiold, Silver, Zinc, Lead win! Iron, $4,00
For Prospectors Mineralouioal Examination, and all values indicated, ?3.00
Special Rati'S for Mine nnd Mill Work.
Sandon Cartage
T3. FdI_JI^.I_1H3^r
- Ell - -
Orders receive prompt and careful
Ibotel ���:
7THIS Well Known
Hotel has lately-
been purchased by the
above, and he promises
patrons personal attention to make their stay
with him a pleasant
one. Everything strictly First-Class.
Silverton *-- 'B.C.
If you receive
this paper it is an
invitation to you to
Send in your sub
Maternity Hospital,
/er, B.C.
Excellent Care.   Quiet Home.   Special
Care Given to Maternity Cases.
Address All Communications to
Mrs. J. F.  DELANEY.
Application to Purchase Lands.
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
after date I intend to make application
to the Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for permission to purcliaie
the following dcjcrihed hinds in West
Kootenay district: Commencing at a
post marked F.H. Bartlett'e S.E. eorn-r
post, situate near the S.W. comer of F.
J. OKeilly's Laud Purchase, ahout
three miles S.E. from Silverton; thenco
west 20 chains, along Mill's norlh line;
thence north 60 chains; thence east 20
chains; tlic-incy "outh 60 chain* to the
point begun at, containing 120 nnus
mor�� or less. F. II. BAKTLETT.
Silverton B.C., Dec. 22, 1906.
27 12 06
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I Zhc San&on Ibotel.!
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���     A Home from Home.       Fully equipped for High-Class     J
IRobt. Cunning proprietor.
Trade.    Excellent Accommodation and
Splendid Cuisine Always.
���       Personal supervision given to the wants of Our Patrons.   ���  ���
Choicest liquors, Mines anb Cigars.
************************* -*��� *************** ***********
Visitors to Sandon should not fail to test the
quality of the "shots" at this famous saloon.
The very choicest Liquors, Wines and Cigars
always on hand.     ::    An excellent Pool Table.
The Leading Hotel of the Silvery Slocan
The Reco
Sandon, B. C.
Headquarters for fllMning anb Gravelling flDen
Meals First Class. Bar, The Best
"Rooms large, Clean anb Cos?,
S William Bennett S
********** *>���>��> I
\ J. R. Cameron
SANDON, B.C. !   J
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Ie>,!.*+M*K'*K'*W+-W'*M4*le*'i ��J **+*+**. fr-M************������>*���:
Is the standard for Excellence in j
Canned Goods    j
Why use inferior goods when   "Quaker"   !j
can be bought for same money ?. *j
Say !    Give Quaker Peas, Corn and J
Golden Wax Beans only a trial.     If you ���;
do you  will   always  buy them.       Full j
supply always on hand. J
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Xm 3-. /Iftac&onalfc
I Virginian Block, Sandon
The T
oof eixay / ^
Them Is no bettor house in the Kootenays Ior
the Mining .Man to make his Headquarters.
Visitors will And an up-to-date style ol doing
business, and the Ilarkceps are artists in their
The Finest Wines aud Liquors aud Choicest Brands of Cigars
McLeod & Walmsley   -    Props.
Sandon Bakery.
FresHi Groceries
In Adjoining ritmls-M.
No. 8i.      W, F. M.
Meets every Saturday evening at 7:30
p. m. Visiting Brothers are cordially
invited to attend.
10-Iy A. Shilland, Secretary,
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Sandon Aerie
No 853.
Meets In Fratenity Hall the last Monday evening oi every month.
J. B. Cambron, \V. President.
J, G. Potter, W. Secretary,
Send in your sub.
Put up in Pint Bottles for Family and Hotel Trade.
We guarantee its Strength and Purity.
New York Brewery
Sanbon Miners' Pinion Hospital.
Open to the Public.
Rates by Subscription $1.00 per month. Non-subscribers $2.00 per diem.
 Hospital Staff	
Address Communications To The Secretary.
Colin J. Campbell{Ep;
Assayer  Notary Public Conveyancing
I bo box .01 NEW DENVER, B.C.
St. James' Hotel
N.w Djnvcr. B.C.
Visitors to New Denver, tho beauty *pot
of the Continent, will fiiirt this hotel
to be thoroughly equipped for
for the comfort of Tourists.
Well Blocked I'.nr.
Excellent boatiny. Grand sconory.
New Denver.
RATES $2 to 2.50 A DAY.
Special attention given to Mining Trade.
Splendid Scenery, Fishing, boating, etc.
No matter what his occupation, fritty save
money by getting hia
��� Shoe's Msele to Order.
For a Mining Sliou
1 lic-rt* is nothing belter
than tin* famous BAI,
will) a good, solid,
hanil mild,'' hoi loin	
These siloes ran only bu got by
leaving vour oidsr wilh
Shoemaker - Sandon
Improved Pacific j
Coast Service.
Leave Nelson 7.30 a.m.
Arrive Vancouver 11.50 noon
Arrive Victoria .5.45 p.m.
One night en route.
Dr. A. M. Lowe
Visits Sandon, Trout Lake
Ferguson and Gerrard regularly.
Head Office: KASLO, B.C.
Vancouver Victoria Route
S.S. Princess Victoria
S.S. Princess May
Standard Sleeping Car
Nelson, Slocan City
Berths 1.00. Car can be
occupied at Nelson Union
Depot at 9 p.m.
For  Rates,   Fo'dora and  tickets
apply to local agent* or to
J S. Cartbr,       E. .1. Covin,
D.P.A. Nelson.   A.G.P A. Van.   i
B. m TObbowson
Gold, Silver,Copperoi'Leael. oanh,$l 00
Gold-Silver..*! 50 S lver-Lcacl..cjl 50
Zinc. .$2 OU Gold Silver with Copper ur
Lead.. 3 50.
Prompt attention given to all anmplpH.
25 per bent, discount upon five samples.
P,0  Drawer, 1108 Phone A67
'ffS the Headquarters for All
Mining Men in Silverton.
Furnished throughout in a
superb manner, it offers the
comforts of a home to tourists
visiting this charming .'���umuicr
Excellent Boating, Fishing./
and Hunting.
Good Sample Rooins.
A. BRUHER Local Ag nt.   Parcels left
Filbert Hotvl receive prompt attention,
Sanson TLobQe,
No. 24.
K. of P.
Meets  every Wednesda;
evening nt 7 80 In Fraternity Hall. Visiting Brethren cordiallv
invited. GEO. HUFTON. (JO.
A. Sinn.ANi), IC of R. & S.
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