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 Devoted to Advertising the resources
of the rich Slocan
Mining Division. . .
Sent to any address
for $2.00 per ann.
If you see jt in the
" Review,"   it's  so.
No. 17.    Vol. I.
SANDON, British Columbia, Thursday, Dec. 20, 1906.
Single Copies 10c.
Urue Christmas
By   Church   MissiOHEB  Baynes,
of New Denver.
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It is but the expression of a platitude
to say that Christinas should be a season
of joy and gladness. But there can he
no real Christinas joy unless we get
away from ourselves at this season.
If Christmas teaches us any lesson, it
is that of unselfishness, the lesson of
personal interest in the welfare anil hap
piness of others. Any other conception
of the clay is foreign to the teachings of
Him whose birth wo celebrate at the
joyous Cluistmastide ; of Him who gave
to the world it* greatest lesson of loving
sc'f saerilioe, whose glad message of
" Peace on earth and good-will to all
men" forms the keynote of Christmas
festivities In nil lands.
Bee to it, then, that this Christmas is
in very truth a seapon of joy and happiness, 11 it to ourselves merely, but to
Begin with yourself and recolve to be
"^Constantly happy, o'liew will catch the
injection, for notli ng in more contagious
then happiness.
Many are absent from home and loved
ones, and those who can, do not let fancied business cares prevent your joining
once more with father and mother
around lhe family fireside. The re-cementing of family ties, the renewing of
friendships, is one of the greatest privileges of the Yulet'de season.
���. .Christinas, loo, is a good time to forget past differences *, to wipe out old
scores. Herd not the sacrifice 'of personal dignity that may be cntaibd; you
will he the happier and belter for forgiving, and being forgiven. While a
majority ol British Columbia homes have
been blessed with prosperity throughout
the year tliat is almost pasBed, there
��i!l yet remain in every community
those to "whom Christmas will have few
joys, because of tion-snc es*, or may be
,of sore nlJhYtion. None need our syin-
hg{C)\y more at this season than the widow
and the oiphan, the poor, the friend-
lc-s, the sick and needy. There may be
children loo, whose little hearts will
yearn in v-dii for tha possession of ju*t
one toy; who-c only Yul. tide happin'S",
if we forget them, will be to view the
Christmas displays in the shop windows.
It is little short of a tragedy ihat any
e.irld (mould awake io a giftless Christ-
m s. Let us do o*ir licst to consider our
less f irtunalo brethren that they may
participate, in our joy and happinesa of
the season ; therein will our o.tu happi-
ness be the gteater and our lives the
Remembering tho words of our Blessed Master: " Inasmuch as ye have done
i* unto one of the lea t of these my
Ir thren, ye have done it unto Mo."
Church of St. Stephen,
New Denver, B.C.       December, 19,
The Canadian Pacific Railway Co.
announce the usual fare and one third
Christmas and New Year return rates
from and to all local points on western
lines. Tickets will be placed on Bale
Dec. 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31 and
Jan. 1st.    Good returning until Jan. 3.
Primitive mining operations may be
witnessed here and there within sound
of modern mining machinery, but it remained for Tom Beyolds, a former Gilpin country miner to operate with a
broom. Reynolds recently obtained a
lease in the first level of the Wild Horse
mine of the United Gold Mines Co. on
Bull Hill in the Cripple Creek district,
and it is making good for him, He is
receiving returns of 25 Ounces to the ton
on ore obtained by picking and sweeping
tlie sides of a rich stope which has not
been worked for several months. Using
a broom and pick he has about 5 tons
of ore sacked ready for shipment.
The Kootenay Bonspiel will be held
atCranhrook at the end of January.
If all tbe boys arc of the same opinion then as now, Sandon will be well
If Carnegie gave a trophy for an All-
Scotch game couldn't we skin 'cm?
Hooroo 1 Too batly true, dealt boy ;
heap sabby mativai" petit shrimps
alretty yet in a manno o' spikkin gol
ilern it.
Honest,   boys;   you're all great on
Merry Xmas
to ub all, my
dears, :: God
blocs un God
bless us  every one.
cA cMerry Christmas
Avast there!
Keep briRht
lookout tor-
rard   aud
good luck to
Zo our IReaoers Ht tfoome ano Hbvoao   -
Those who went to witness the performance by the Smith Pastime Co. in
the expectation of seeing a bum show
were agreeably fooled. Owing to poor
advertising arrangements) tlie public
were not there in such numbers ss the
show deserved, but the sparse audience
were given a rial treat in vaudeville and
the applause was unstinting. "The
Black Patti " lias a voice of exceeding
sweetness and much power, and her
numbers were heartily applauded. The
songs and dances by the children were
particularly smart, and the, costumes
were elegant, As a comedian Mr. J. F.
Smith was there with the goods, while
as a dancer, Harry Earl is perhaps the
best ever seen in Sandon. Its too bad
that a really good show should play to
such a thin house, but the punk outlitB
which occasionally come and go are
mainly responsible for the apathy of
theatre goers. The company appeared
In New Denver on Tuesday.
The hearts of the children will bo
made glad tomorrow (Friday). The
Christm as Tree! What a train of waking  memories  it    arouses.   The good,
soopin'her up, but supposing the mis-us old fashioned Christmas tree, rcsplen
asked you to sweep tho house out, dent wilh lights and tinsel, its branches
now wouldn't I here be a "roarin' "game ( bent down  with the weight of presents
" He gave   his only begotten son."
The world stands upon the threshold of
that season of the year when the thought
of Christendom instinctively tnrns to the
most gladsome day in the annals of recorded time���the birthday of the Saviour
of the world.
We may not be able without finite
understandings to comprehend the
)v iglit and depth of the greit plan
which came forth from thf mind of the
Infinite and which comprehended the
redempthn of the entire human race,
but we find in tho Inspired Word this
passage of unmistakable import, " For
(iod so loved the world that He gave
His only begotten son, that whosoever
belleveth on Ilim should not perish but
have evei lasting life."
In those words we find an epitome of
the divine plan. The motive and the
reason arc both set forth, and while wc
may maivcl over what was comprehended in that plan, we accept it as a
great truth and know that tbe merging
of the world from darkness into light
dates from the hour when the Star of
Bethlehem Dashed across the Judean
Jesus Christ was therefore God's
first Christmas gift to a sad and weary
world. No wonder that Heaven's joy
hells rang I No wonder that the gates
of Paradise aeomed to open while angels
looked down upon the scene.
In that hour wns bom the spirtt ol
cheer, peace on earth and good will toward men which has never died out
during all the centuries which have
pa-sed. There have been times when its
splendor has seemed dimnn d, and
"when men appeared to forget the sentiments of that first Christmas message,
but on Christmas day iteelf, few there
nre who do not count it a privilege to
journey in imaginstion with the wise
men of the east, to that humble cradle
in the manger which tbe Christ-child
made holy with his presence.
Rev. Fr. Jeannotte left yesterday for
Kaslo, where he will conduct services
on Sunday and celebrate mass on Christmas Eve.
A car of ore from tho East Chance was
sent on Monday to be sampled at tho
Kootenay Reduction Works at Kaslo.
Our old Mend " Dissolution at Hand"
has bo.bhed up again. In the Old
Country it is a penal crime to cry false
for a few minutes?
That game between rinks skipped by
the president and vice-president was a
dandy. After tieing in the ooinpetition
proper and then tieing again in il
play-off, the president is to be congratulated on his ultimate victory. There is
some talk of disqualification owing to
tho winner practising out of season with
schooners and cuspi.lors.
The rinks still  to play in the first
schedule are an follows :
Dec. 20.   Clark vs. RanBom.
"   21.   Lyons vs. Pratt.
"   22.   Atherton vs. Ransom.
The games played since our last issue
are asjuuder:
Saturday Atherton 13, Lyons 2.
Mondav Pratt 18, Ransom 4.
Tu. sday .... Clark 10, Lyons 8.
Jock Frost is i' the air mc lad ;
The rink is frozen o'er now,
Let's tak the stanes and play the game
We a' hae played before now.
Here's Ton Towguid wi' oot his claes,
McClu'g's bare calfios awfu',
MacTuggait's knees will surely freeze,
Hoot mon, the show's uiihuvfu'.
Here comes MacBruler wi' his broom
(Or should we say his besom?)
An' .-andy Pratt in kilties licht
An' MacRansom a' sae gleesomo.
When ice is keen and Scotch is warm
We can Ink in a sl'.fnfu'.
(The sentiment is to the good,
But the dialect is einfu .)
Now soop 'er up an' soop her doon!
(The rest we liae forgotten ;
We spiel the Dago, Chink and Conn,
But our Scotch, we ken, is ROTTEN.)
local litems ��f
"ThltiKS eaunot oe e*rc"le<l '" turn .'.j.
tkeinselves. We must In a measure asBiai.
to turn them up."���l'avld Copportleld.
The old, oldgrectingl
" A merry Christmas and a happy
New Year."
And so the patient year has lived
through the reproaches of its slanderers
and faithfully performed ita work.
Pass the Tom and Jerry.
A great deal of steam 1 A Bincll like
two cook housrs.   That's our puddin'.
After you with tbe mustard.
Cobalt stocks arc going up, but we
hear nothing about tho values going
Keep your eye on the Slocan. Prosperity b��B knocked nt the door, and
everybody shouted " Come in."
A long-headed fellow living between
Nakusp and RoBebery lied an empty
beer bottle to a fence post along the
railroad track. Every time a train
passes that way the fireman fires a
lump of coal at the bottle, and all this
Fall while tbe rest of the world lies been
wrestling with the coal famine, thiB
fellow has plenty of fuel and some to
The Polmatier Sisters will occupy the
boards of tho Opera House on New
Year's Day. These talented vocalists
and musicians are drawing large crowds
wherever they appear.
The Whitewater was the largest shipper to the Hall Mines smelter for November. The Silver Cup in the Lardeau
was the next on the list.
Rumor has it that Jno. Keen will
carry tbe Liberal banner in the Kaslo
riding at tho next provincial election.
The Sunset has recently shipped six
��a�� of ore to Trail.
from St. Nicholas, it will once again be
1 the cynosure of all eyes in the City Hall.
The directors of the Presbyterian Sunday School are this year responsible for
the most seasonable of all customs, hot
the main object and desideratum are
purely undenominational. There will
he presents for every cltildjn town, and
tho grown-ups will not b'j forgotten,
The children will exhibit their prowess
in elocution, choruses, etc., and every
man in town should bo there to assist
in the necessary applause and tlie. more
desired collection. A Merry Christmas,
Kiddies ; may tiiese be your dullest moments.
A man in Whitewater is being urged
by his friends for the Carnegie her,,
medal. This is tha way they sum it
up: He didn't burst into a blazing
building and eavo a mo:her and her
sleeping infant. He didn't plunge in'o
the whirling Hood and rescue the life of
a be.tuliful girl. He is not even the
father of thirteen children. He did
something much more wonderful than
all of these. He found a nieo pearl-
handled umbrella at the depot and returned it to its owner.
Weather item : Rain at New Denver on
Tuesday, cold feet are fashionable in
political circles. Snow in Sandon, hut
no reported deaths from chilblains.
We want to tell you, Mr. Advertiser,
that our circulation is higher than any
paper hitherto printed in Sandon. Just
a few more ads and we'll reciprocate by
doubling up.
They are working on ore at the Hope,
the present operations consisting ol
blocking it ou. Two feet of ore was
struck a few days ago. Fourteen men
are employed at the Hope and Ruth.
At the Eureka the big showings are
still holding out. This mine will make
Slocan famous.
Nothing is given out lor publication
from the Ramb er-Cariho >, but we
learn from unofficial Bources that ore
has been struck iu the crosscut.
Good ore in being sacked at tlie Corinth. Another big shipment will be
made shortly
J. M. Harris sent a Binall forco up to
the Reco this week.
The chief attraction on Christmas day
to those without home tics will be the
reception given to Messrs. Thomas and
Jeremiah. What's the matter witli
ribbing up some outdoor excitement?
The Rcvie-.v will give SJ5 to the winner
ol a snowsboe race and a year's sub. to
the second man. ��� Wc would like to
hear from George Ransom and others.
The merchants are distributing their
New Year's calendars. Some exceedingly choice ones are out this year.
It isn't our fault that oranges cost
more here than in California.
It would bo rude in us to refuse subs.
on Christmas Day just because it's a
boliilay.    We'd bate to be rude.
The sad news was received here on
Tuesday of the death of Mrs. Johnson,
wife of tlie electrician who ran the
power plant at Sandon for about live
years. The sad event occurred at
Services conducted by the paBtor,
Rev. F. J. Rutherford, will bo held in
the Methodist Church on Sunday next.
Work of a prospectinu* nature, is proceeding at ths Yakima. Stringers of
ore are being encountered, hut there
Is nothing liig yet to report. A lease
was recently taken on this property by
Messrs. Grant mid Colwell.
Santa Claus is beginning to look over
bis stoekin' trade.
Wo turned down a request for a big
patent medicine ad. on this pa��e this
week. There was money in it for us,
but there was nothing lor our readers.
We would rather peildle hot air than
have a hand in killing our friends.
The Vancouver employs a large force
of men. Big shipments are being regularly made. Silverton folks pin their
faith on the Vancouver.
Good results are reported from the
Buffalo. A car was recently shipped
which netted the lessees a big balance
to the good.
The lessees of the ground between
tunnels No. 5 and 6 of the Goodenough
have a car of high grade ore ready for
ship  ent.
A wire has been received from Cleveland, Ohio, by t..e lessees of tlie Lone
Bachelor, asking for an extension of
80 daysou the option for a consideration
of $2,000.   It has been granted.
Char'ie Farrell has gone to work at
the Whitewater.
Our electrician shot a deer early this
week. Say,"Sinderaon,we're as hungry
as^the hunter.
OIlsfUe'yNelsnn has outdone all his
former efforts in his display of Christmas goods. Busier than a grit politician
looking for a job he ia up to his neck in
jewellry andj'ancy articl s meeting tlie
demands of customers fiom the surrounding towns. In the line of lots he has
the mo-t up-lo-daters from'the 10-cent
doll which cries "Mamma" to the $3
invention which feebly squeaks " Archie
D. is the man for me." . -,.���.-;���... _��jy.
The trail io the curling rink'is a well
worn one. We can't say*;the same vet
of the ono which loads to the skating
The California is proving a valuable
prore'r'ly to tlie';|lessces, A forty-ton
shipment is being got ready.
Did you note that slump in Coeur
1'Alene ttocks? Once again, ��� keep
y ur eye on the Slocan; something is
going to drop soon. They are scratching pretty hard for lead out there. We
ai\. proving up, and it's deep.
The Chicago'people are working on
die Freddie Eee lead. The ore his just
come in.
They have a very nice showing of ore
at the Sovereign. This properly is be
ing worked under lease by (jeo. Ransom,
who has three men at work. Since November 7th two cars of catena have been
got out which will average 100 ounces
silver and 00 per cent 1 ad.
It looks as if manager Pratt's assertion that be can maki a mine of the
LaBt Chance will materialize. Five
feet of good ora has been struck in No
4 tunnel.
At the Sunshine the ore shoot has
been tapped in the new tunnel. A good
Christmas box lor Hobnquist and Car-
On TUESDAY, JANUARY 1st, 1007,
The Sandon Lodge No. 2-1 K. of P.
Will hold their Grand
Tho same eveninu  at. 8 o'clock
prompt, the dlehrated
Polmatier Sisters
Will give their Most Attractive
Musical Entertainment
Under the Auspices
oi the K.of P.
The Orchestra of this famous Company will furnish the music at the Ball.
Admission to Ball and Entertainment,
$2 (Ladies free to Ball.) Admission to
Entertainment 50 cents., Reserved
seats 75 cents.
Jimmy McPoyle, who haB been lyinB
very sick in the hospital for the past
month, is reported to be slightly better
Work is about to be commenced on
tlie ground in dispute which waB recently
ordered to he done in tlie Star-Harris
case. W. E. Zwickey, who was appointed by the full court to supervise the
work, went up to the mine in company
with J. M. Harris on Tuesday. George
Clam will be the foreman of the working crew,
Mr. A. B. Docksteader, made ui a
friendly call this morning. Archie
couldn't tell us when the next elections
would take place or several other things
we would like to know. Personally, we
believe lie is very much in earnest over
the part he will play in the forthcoming
campaign. We agreed with him on
some of the planks of his platform, and
we also agreed���to differ���on some of
nis others.
Mrs. Pickett, an old-timer of Sandon,
came in on Monday from Comaplix,
where she hss established a first-clasi
laundry. The lady informs ns Ihat the
Bowman Lumber Company's operations
are being hampered by a labor famine.
Adverti-ing pnys! When people
travel from here to Charley Nelson's
store at New Denver to see what all
the row is about there's something to
it.   No special cars have been run.
E. R. Atherton has some neckties for
sale which beat those "made by her own
dear hands" all to a finish. New goods
and nifty patterns. Same old giving
away prices.
From Whitewater good reports continue to an ive.   The output of ore from
nd Whitewater Has Uncreated
the Peep :
of late.
Sandy Sandilands is pulling out for
a trip to Boomland. Not enough politics
nnd too much snow here for our deputy
mining recorder. Stay until after the
elections Sandy, and see Dock, docked
and the grits snowed under.
It is scarcely necessary to remark
that next Tuesday is Christmas Day,
but some of our leasers who are working "5 hours a day might he in a tangle
and also thankful for the tip.
Doc. Coram has a smalt crew at work
at the Ya-Ya. Some good looking ore
hks been run into, and preparations are
being made for a teat shipment.
Tho Brandon Sun, of Nov. 1G, has the
following to say of the artistes who
appear in Sandon on January 1st:
Occasionally a travelling concert
company Btrikes tills city that gives
satisfaction, I ut none have been more
worthy of liberal support than the
Polmatier ^Sisters who appeared last
evening in tlie Opera House to an audience that filled it to overflowing,
flie stage was beautifully decorated,
making a pretty background for the
ladies in their handsome gowns of
pink silk with overdresses of net and
sequins. Of the Polmatier Sisters It
would be hard Indiscriminate, as each
ore is an artist in her own particular
line. In the programof fourteen numbers there was sufficient variety to snp-
uly half a dozen entertainments. The
program consisted of overtures, string
quartette, trios, duetts, cornet eoloe,
trombone snloe, vocal lrio3and readings.
Should this talented company ever
visit our city again, it is needless to say,
they will be erected by a bumper bouse.
The Young Men's Club of the Methodist Church was instrumental in fur
nitihing thiB treat last night.
The pmall crew at work at the Colonial are doing good business among the
ore. Since operations wero resumed by
A. D. Coplen in the Fall four cars of
ore have been shipped. Four more ears
are now down ready for shipment, and
four rars aro waiting to be brought
down from Cody.
Don't forget the Christmas Tree.
Do your shopping early and avoid
the rush.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Whittier left this
morning far tlie outline groves of Southern California.
Dutch Jake's avoi id u pois has increased
12 lbs. since taking lhe frogleg cure.
A car ot high-grade galena and carbonates was shipped to Trail this afternoon from the Grey Copper.
Supt. Walsh was up from Kaslo on
Wednesday to Bpend an hour or two
nearer heaven.
The lunch counter at the Kootenay is
a happy notion.
Found���1 clock.    Loat���1 reputation.
We bad arranged for some special
Christmas matter to appear with Ibis
iflBiic, but up to tbe time of going to
press it has not arrived from Winnipeg,
A inorry 'Xmas, any old way.
The recent action on the part of a
western mining camp in adopting rules
declaring against Sunday labor, leminds
us of a still more recent action just
taken in France on the same subject.
It appears that in the coal mining regions of that republic there has been no
recognition of a day of cessation from
labor, for many years. The matter has
just been the subject of legislation
which provides for one days rest in seven
in all of the mines. Henceforth a day
of rest will be enforced in French coal
mines whether the human machines
care for it or not.
Safe to say that oneo'the system is in
force it will not be discarded again.
No greater error can be made by, mining companies than to make men work
incessantly day in and day out; dulling
tlie sensibilities and narrowing the interest in daily affairs ; sacrificing intelligence to brute strength and placing a
a premium on physical accomplishment.
The lesson would seem too old to have
een missed by anyone who keeps in
touch with the trend of human opinion,
but occasions arise which show the
necessity of repeating an already old
We have previously expressed onr
opinion on that extreme view of the
Sunday labor matter which takes the
stand that all operations should be
suspended on that day. The idea is
not practical in any sense. The point
which reallv should be made, and
which is too often missed by well mean-
ini* individuals, is that the laborer
should have his one day in seven, but
not that all operations should be stopped
on a certain day. In certain branches
of the mining industry it is possible to
have a cessation of labor on a certain
day, and where this is feasible it is well
to conform to the general custom. On
the other hand theie are many opera-
lions, particularly of a metallurgical
nature, that cannot be neglected for
twenty four hours, anil here it would
be as great folly to insist on a certain
day of rest as it would to fail to insist
that each laborer take someday in (.even
for re'ease from toil. Tlie point is well
known by large companies and anyone
can satiufy himself that it is the rule
that most laborers have their day for
rest and recreation at the end of six of
Conditions such as existed in the
French coal camps, however, cannot in
any way bo condoned. Now that the
old system has given way to one of
greater enlightenment, we believe that
general social conditions among tho-e
miners will improve markeJly.���Mining
Jalland Bros, have everything you
need in tho way of seasonable cheer.
If Editor Deane, of the Nelson News
will '* make good " the assertion made
in the issue of tho 11th that the Hon.
R. F. Green kept secret tho Kaien
Island deal so that a number of his particular friends rould get in and make a
clean up, and will publish the names of
any or one of Such parties, wo will sup
port the liberal candidate in the next
election. Now, News, you have made a
statement; if there is any good  in you,
make good"���or   eat  dirt.���Lardeau
Mining Review.
Christmas delicacies at Wilson's store,
(Bosgip ano Gbatter from
 ittew Denver.	
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^     attractions     &
The chief attraction for the holidays
will be the Tenth Anuusl Grand Ball of
the Sandon Lodge No. 24 of the Knights
of Pythias, which will bo held in the
Miners' Union Hall en New Year's
Day. At a great expense the orchestra
of the world-famed Polmatier Sisters
has been engaged to supply tho music,
and it goes without Baying that the
finest ilaiieo music will be furnished
and that the enterprise of the K. of P.'s
will 1)0 appreciated accordingly by the
people of Sandon and the Slocan generally. Tho floor iB undergoing, a special
preparation for the occasion aud the
management will be par excellence. It
is conceded by all that the Sandon
Miners' Union lla.ll is the finest building of Its kind in the Interior, and we
look to see tho polished spacious floor
covered with a merry throng on this
auspicious occasion. The entertainment lo be given earlier in tlie evening
by (he talented sisters is also under the
patronage of the K. of P.'s, and the
public are notified Ihat tho curtain will
rise promptly at 8 o'clock. The ball
tickets are $2, which also includes admission to the performance of the Pol*
inalier Sisters. The admission to the
latter is 50c, reserved Beats 75c,
Tlie Polmatier Sisters will give (heir
high-class entertainment before a New
Denver audience on Tuesday, January
2nd. The performance will be held
under the auspices of the New Denver
Fire Brigade.
On Christmas Day Iho Annual Ball
will bo held at Silverton. The music
will be furnished by Simkin's orchestra, and an enjoyable time is promiied.
Don't fail to attend the Christmas
Tree and Entertainment by the children at tho Cily Hall to-morrow (Friday) evening.
The compliments of the season I
And a prosperous New Year I
The rink management has not cut
any ice yet.   Get in boys, and drill.
There seems to lie an epidemic of
juvenile la grippe prevalent in town.
It is understood that L. Alexander
has taken a lease on the Emily Edith
mine, which he intends to woi k.un a
large scale.
E. O. Ostby is tearing away at tho
California getting out quite a tonnage of
high-grade ore.
Dr. Brouse lias been under tho weather for the last few days, but is getting
better, It is hard to keep a geod maa
The License Commissioners for the
Slocan sat here on Saturday, and granted the UBiial number of hotel licenses.
It is rumored that John Tier, of
Three Forks, is about to commit matrimony.   Good boy, Johnny.
Mr. Randall, principal of the school
here, has tent in bis resignation to
accept a position as principal of the
Trail school.   Randall is allright.
The fnneral of the late Mrs. C. W.
Cook took place from the Methodist
Church on Saturday, the 15th inst.
Tbe church was packed to overflowing
by friends of the deceased lady, The
Revs. Rutherford and Brown conducted the funeral service.
Ed. Agrignon's racing launch is
pretty well under way. He is putting
a twin cylinder machine of the Leader
type iu her. Ed. will carry off all the
prizes next summer, unless ho strikes
a Twigg. in which case it will be a close
shave, provided in lhe meantime that
the " Maple Leaf" or some of the other
swift boats don't get a " hi-ack" on.
Your correspondent wishes to record
the deep regret felt and expressed hy
the people of New Denver when th*
news rca, bed town ou Saturday, that
Libby, the eldest daughter of John A.
Taylor, died at Mount Forrest, Ont.,
where she was visiting with her aunt.
Libby was a bright young girlof]15, and
a g cat favorite among the young people
of New Denver, where sho spent the
biggest part of licr life, .Mr.vTuylor is
an old-time? in Nelson, wfaerro he was
at one time in the boot and slice business in tho early days of Nelson, and
later on came to New Denver. Ho has
the sincere Sympathy of all in this community in tho sad loss,
Ed. Shannon has let a contract to tho
McMillan boys and McGilivray to run a
200 foot tunnel in the Nepewa. He
lias installed a water power plant to
drive a fan for the purpose of air.
Batminton is a'l the rage hero now,
with Aston, Cornwall and Recd.the star
The Coon show on Tuesday night was
fairly well attended. It was a far hotter
entertainment than was anticipated.
There will be held on Christmas Evo,
at the Bosun Hall, the grand operetta of
" Bo-Peep." The score aud libretto his
been specially adapted and arranged by
Mr. and Mrs. Rankine, and it will bo
performed by New Denver children.
The following is the cast and Bynopsis
of scenes:
Bo-Peep Mary Gordon
Fairv Qucon lessio Cropp
Witch ... .Winifred McDougald
M ischiof Mary Murray
Qucon of Night.Marion Mclnnes
King of Kobjld's.. .Earl Nelson
Jester Denver Shannon
Sentry Russell Gordon
Sceno 1���Fairies' retreat, Scene 2���
Witch's cave. Sceno 8--Court of the
Queen of Night, rrcene 4���Koboltd's
castle.   Scene 5���Fairies' retreat.
Choruses, dances and grand march,
to be followed by Handy's celebrated
Toy Symphony by tho New Denver
bund of 22 instruments. Conductor,
Mr. T, Rankine; pianist, Mrs. Rankine;
violinist, Miss Eastman; etage managers, Messrs. W. Vallance, Lindsey and
.I.Turner. Tho whole to bo concluded
by the annual unilcd Sunday school
Christmas tree. Curtain rises at 8 p.m.
St. Stephen's Church. Divino service will be held in this church on
Christmas morning at 11 o'clock.
Preacher: Missioner Baynes
Next week we intend to take a holiday, and we don't believe one of our
readers or advertisers will begrudge us
it. We have done some hard drilling
since Nr. 1 of the Review appeared and
as a reBt has been known to be beneficial to editors and printer men we intend to try it. A trip to Cody won't do
us any positive injury, and a visit to
Three Forks will prove downright excitement. We shall publish a number
which will legalise the legal notices.
During our absence subscriptions may
be pinned to the ofliee towel.
Sandon Beer and Stout will figure
largely in tlie Xmas festivities. Slay
with it boys, it isn't so hard as red eye
and it's fust as effective,
See McDonald's line of candies. The
most complete stock in the fllycan. THE SLOCAN MINING  REVIEW, KAXDOX, M  0.
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EAR off in the mount.**in lands,
somewhere to the east of the
setting sun, lies the principality of Graustark, serene relic of
rare old feudal days. The traveler
reaches the little domain after nn arduous, sometimes perilous; journey
from the great European capitals,
whether they be north or soulli or west
���never east. He crosses great rivers
and wide plains; he winds through fertile valleys and over barren plateaus;
he twists and turns and climbs among
somber gorges and rugged mountains;
be touches the cold clouds In one day
and the placid warmth of the valley in ���
the next. One does uot go to Graustark
for a pleasure jaunt. It is too far from
tlie rest of the world, and the ways are
often dangerous because of the strife
among the tribes of the Intervening
mountains. If one hungers for excitement nnd peril, he fiuds it in the journey from the north or the south Into
the land of the Grnustarklans. From
Vienna and other places almost directly west tho way Is not so full of thrills,
for the railroad skirts the darkest of
tbe danger lands.
"Once In the heart of Graustark, bow-
ever, the traveler is charmed into
dreams of peace and happiness and���
paradise. The peasants and the poets
slug iu oue voice and accord, their
psalm being of never ending love,
liown In the lowlands and up In the
hills the simple worker of the soil rejoices thnt he lives in Graustark; in the
towns and villages the humble merchant and his thrifty customer unite
to sing the song of pence* and coutent-
ment; iu the palaces of the noble tbe
same patriotism warms Its heart with
thoughts of Graustark, the ancient.
Prince and pauper strike hands for the
love of the land, while outside the
great, heartless world goes rumbling
ou without a thought of the rare little
principality among the eastern mountains.
In point of area Graustark is but n
mite In the great galaxy of nations.
Glancing over the map of the world,
one Is almost sure to miss the infinitesimal patch of green that murks its location. One could not be blamed if
he regarded tbe spot tis it typographical or topographical Illusion. Yet the
people of this quaint little land bold
In their hearts a lovo nnd a conlidence
that are not surpassed by aiiy of the
lordly monarchs who measure their
patriotism by miles and millions. The
Grnustarklans area sturdy, courageous
race. From the faraway century wheu
they fought themselves clem* of the
Tartar yoke to this very hour they
have been warriors of might and valor.
The boundaries of their tiny doiuaiu
were kept inviolate lor hundreds of
years, and but ono victorious foe had
come down to lay siege to Fdehvelss,
the capital. Axpliiiln, tt powerful principality In the north, had conquered
Graustark In the latter part of the
nineteenth century, but only after a
bitter war In which starvation nud
famine proved far more destructive
limn tbe arms of tho victors. The
treaty of peace nnd the Indemnity thnt
l'eil to the lot of vanquished Graustark
have been discoursed upon nt length
Ik at lenst one history.
T!:ose who have followed thnt history must know, of course, that the
reigning princess, Yetive, wns married
to a youug American at the very tag
end of the nineteenth century. This
admirable couple met In quite romantic
fashion while the young sovereign was
traveling Incognito through the United
States of America. The American, u
splendid fellow named Lorry, was so
persistent In the subsequent attack
upon her heart that nil nncestrnl prejudices were swept away, aud she became his bride with the full consent of
her entranced subjects. The manner
In which he wooed nnd won tills young
nud adorable ruler forms a very attractive chapter in romance, although
iiumeutloned in history. This being
the tale of another day, It Is not timely
to dwell upon the interesting events
which led up to the marriage of tlie
Princess Yetive to Grenfall Lorry. Suf-
llee It to say that Lorry won his bride
ugaiust nil wishes und odds nnd nt
the snme time won an endless love and
esteem from the people of the little
kingdom among the eastern hills. Two
yenrs hnve passed since that notable
wedding In Edelweiss.
Lorry nud Ids wife, the princess,
made their home lu Washington, but
spent n few months of each year In
Edelweiss. During the periods spout
In Washington and In travel ber affairs
In Graustark were in tlie hands of a
capable*, austere old diplomat, her
uncle, Count Caspar Halfbnt. Princess
Volga reigned ns regent over the principality of Axphaln. To the south lny
the principality of Dawsbergen, ruled
by young Prince Iianlnn, whose half
brother, the deposed Prince Gabriel,
bad been for two years a prisoner in
Grnnstnrk, the convicted assassin of
Prince Lorenn of Axphaln, one time
suitor for the hand of Yetive.
It wns nfter lhe second visit of the
Lorrys lo Edelweiss thai n serious turn
nf affairs presented itself. Gabriel lind
succeeded in escaping from his dungeon. Il's friends in I lawshergen
slired up a revolution, and lmiitnn was
driven from the throne nt Serros. On
the arrival of Gabriel at the capital
the army of Dawsbergen espoused the
cause of the prince It had spurned, and,
three dnys after his escape, he wns on
his throne, defying Yetive and offering
a price for the bend of the Unfortunate
Dsntun, now n fugitive In the hills
along the Grnnstnrk frontier.
a member of congress from one
of   the   southern  states.     His
forefathers had represented the
���mine commonwealth, and so.  It  wns
likely, would his descendants, if there
Is virtue in the litness of things and
lhe heredity of love. While intrepid
frontiersmen were opening the trails
through tbe fertile wilds west of the
Alleghanles a strong branch of the Calhoun family followed close iu their
footsteps. The major's great-grandfather saw the glories and the possibilities of the new territory. He struck:
boldly forward from the old Revolutionary grounds, abandoning tbe luxuries and traditions of the Carolina.* for
a fresh, wild life of promise. His sons
and daughters became solid stones in
the foundation of a commonwealth,
and his grandchildren are still at work
on the structure. State and national
legislatures had known the Calhouns
from the beginning. Battlefields had
tested their valor, and drawing rooms
bad proved their gentility.
Major Calhoun lind fought with
Stonewall Jackson and won his spurs,
und ut the same time the heart and
bund of Betty Hnswell, the stanchest
Confederate who ever made flags,
bandages and prayers for tbe boys lu
gray. When tbe reconstruction came
he went to congress, and later on became prominent in the United States
consular service, for years holding an
Important European post. Congress
claimed bim once more iu the early
nineties, aud there he Is nt this very
Everybody In Washington's social
and diplomatic circles admired the
beautiful Beverly Calhoun. According
to his own loving term of identification, she was tlie major's "youngest."
The fair southerner had seen two seasons in the nation's capital. Cupid,
standing directly In front of her, had
shot his darts ruthlessly and reslst-
lessly luto tbe passlug hosts, and mas-
e'lllne Washington looked humbly to
Ijr for tbe balm that might soothe its
pains. The wily god of love was fair
enough to protect the girl whom he
forced to be his unwilling, perhaps unconscious, ally. He held his Impenetrable shield between her heart and
the assaults of a whole army of suitors, high and low, great and small. It
was not idle rumor that said she had
declined a coronet or two, that the
millions of more than one American
Midas had been offered to her and that
she had dealt gently but firmly with a
score of hearts which bad nothing but
love, ambition and poverty to support
them in the conflict.
The Calhouns lived in a handsome
home not far from the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. Grenfall Lorry. It seemed
but natural that the two beautiful
young women should become constant
and loyal friends. Women as lovely
as tbey have no reason to be Jealous.
It Is ouly the woman who does not feel
secure of her personal charms that
cultivates envy. At the home of Grau-
stark's princess Beverly met the dukes
and barons from the far east. It was
In the warmth of the Calhoun hospitality that Yetive formed her dearest love
for tbe American people.
Miss Beverly was neither tall nor
short. She was of that divine and Indefinite height known as medium; slender, but perfectly molded; strong, but
graceful���an absolutely healthy young
person, whose beauty knew well how
to take care of Itself. Being quite
heart whole and fancy free, she slept
well, nte well and enjoyed every minute of life. In her blood ran the ws-tt.
eager impulses of the south; hereditary
love of ease and luxury displayed itself
in every emotion; the perfectly normal
demand upon men's admiration was as
characteristic In her as it Is in any
daughter of the land whose women
are born to expect chivalry and homage.
A couple of years In a New York
"finishing school" for young ladles had
served greatly to modify Miss Calhoun's colloquial charms. Many of her
delightful "wny down south" phrases
and mannerisms were blighted by the
cold, lini'omnntlc atmosphere of a seminary conducted by two ladles from
Boston who were too old to marry, to*
penurious to love nnd too prim to think
that other women might, care to At
both. There were times, however���if
she were excited or enthusiastic���when
pretty Beverly so far forgot her training ns to break forth with n very attractive "yo' all," "suab 'nougb" or "g��
'long nuow." Ami when the bands
played "Dixie" she was not afraid te
stand up and wave her handkerchief.
The northerner who happened to be
with her ou such occasions usually
found himself doing likewise before he
could escape the infection.
Miss Calhoun's fnce was one that
painters coveted deep down in their
artistic souls. It never knew a dull ln-
itant; there was expression In every
lineament, In every look; life, genuine
life, dwelt in the mobile countenance
that turned the bead of every man and
woman who looked upon it. Her hair
was dark brown and abundant; her
eyes were u deep gray and looked
eagerly from between long lushes of
black; her lips Were red aud ever
willing to smile or turn plaintive as occasion required; her brow wns broad
and fair, and her frown was as dangerous as a smile.
As to her age, If the major admitted,
somewhat Indiscreetly, thnt all his children were old enough to vote, her
mother, with the reluctance born iu
women, confessed that sbe was paBt
twenty, so a year or two either way
will determine Miss Beverly's ago so
far ns the telling of this story is concerned. Her oldest brother, Keith Calhoun (tho one"with the congressional
heritage), thought she wns too young
to marry, while her second brother,
Dan, held that she soon would be too
old to attract men with matrimonial
Intentions. Lucy, the ouly sister, having been happily wedded for ten yenrs,
ndvlSOd her not to think of mnrrlage
uutll she wns old enough to know her
own mind...
Toward the close of one of the most
brilliant seasons the capital bad ever
known, less than a fortnight before
congress was to adjourn, the wife of
Grenfall Lorry received the news
which spread gloomy disappointment
over the entire social realm. A dozen
receptions, teas and balls were destined to lose their richest attraction,
and hostesses were in despair. The
princess had been called to Graustark.
Beverly Calhoun was miserably unhappy. She had heard the story of Gn-
briel's escape and the consequent probability of ti conflict with Axphaln. It
did not require a great stretch of Imagination to convince her Ihat tbe Lorrys
were hurrying off to scenes of Intrigue,
strife and bloodshed, and that not ouly
Graustark, but its princess, was In
Miss Calhoun's most cherished hopes
faded wilh the announcement that
trouble, not pleasure, called Yetive to
Edelweiss. It hud been their plnn that
Beverly should spend the delightful
summer months In Graustark, a guest
at Iho royal palace. The originul arrangements of the Lorrys were hopelessly disturbed by the late news from
Count Hall'ont. They were obliged to
leave Washington two months earlier
than they intended, aud they could not
take Beverly Calhoun Into danger ridden Graustark. The contemplated visit
to St. Petersburg and other pleasures
had to be abandoned, aud they were lu
Y'etlve's maids were packing the
trunks, and Lorry's servants were In
a wild state of haste preparing for the
departure on Saturday's ship. On Friday afternoou Beverly was naturally
where she could do the most good aud
be of the least help���at tbe Lorrys'.
Self confessedly she delayed the
preparations. Respectful maidservants
and respectful manservants came often to the princess' boudoir to ask
questions, and Beverly just its frequently made tearful resolutions to
leave the household In pence���if such
a hullabaloo could be called peace.
Callers came by tlie dozen, but Yetive
would see no oue. Letters, telegrams
and telephone calls almost swamped
her secretary; the footman aud the
butler fairly gasped under the strain
of excitement. Through it all the two
friends sat despondent and alone lu
the drear room thut once had been the
abode of pure delight. Grenfall Lorry
was off lu town closing up all mutters
of business that could be dispatched at
ouce. The princess and her industrious retinue were to take tlie evening
express for New York, and tho next
dav would find them at sea.
(to Be Continued.)
Lightly lov'd, and coldly na.m'i.
By tlie roses' glory shaiu'U;
Left, with penury of songs.
To enrich some barren wall,
And receive no thanks at all:
In thy burning loveliness,
f 'behold the Are and stress
Of that beauty, mlx'd with life.
Whence sueh splendor hath Its birth,
Like the fairest things on earth.
Wine-dark petals, amber-freak'd.
Orange cups affus'd and streak'd.
Lln'd with primrose, veln'd with red-
Fitting vessels every one
For the ichor of the sun!
Thou shalt drape the poor man'�� fenc��
In thy royal opulence:
And, where roses rarely come,
Filling some dark court with flame,
Have, like them, thy meed of fame.
���Pall Mall Gazette.
Or. Emil Reich Says Chamberlain Is
England's Greatest Man.
Society, beautifully begowned, rubbed shoulders with a crowd of students at the Regent street Polytechnic
recently, when Dr. Emil Reich delivered
the first of a series of lectures on the
History of Imperialism, taking as his
first subject, "Is Great Britain the Heir
of Ancient Homo, of Qreeco, or of
The Hungarian philosopher kept the
largest audience he has had this year
extremely interested. Some of his
pregnant epigrams were:
The question has 'been frequently
asked, whether history repeats Itself.
The answer Is that history does not,
but historians do.
Had you not had such a neighbor as
the French to fight you would have
remained puny.
The Romans excelled In one thing,
Roman law is like Greek wit; it Is
finished, it is complete, it is perfect.
It settles things in no time.
When law In England becomes so
complicated that no Judge can decide
it,  they have recourse to Roman law.
The Romans did not believe In
boards. Boards are useless. Committees are farces. The world is not
nin by virtue, by character, *by money,
or by value, but by authority.
If a man has no auth irity he Is nowhere.
The Premier Is the uncrowned King
of England pro tent.
The Americans are all foreigners.
The Liberals are fond of peace with
honor, the Greek principle. The Tories
are fond of grabbing, the Roman principle.
Strauss and modern German music
are a misfortune.
In English music you prefer the
A very prosperous nation is unmusical.
The man who has no office and no
health, Mr. Chamberlain, ia the greatest man in this country, one way or
The party system is the soul of empire, and as long as England can produce personalities It may do foolish
things, but that will not matter.
In brief, Dr. Reieh proved that
'^reat Britain Is more Roman than
Entlu-r rat.
Darwin relates that the Gauchos of
the American pampas live for months
ou the fat meat of the oxen they watch
over. The Eskimos cua get along very
well by eating from five pounds to six
pounds a duy of reindeer o? seal's flesh
so long as It Is uot too lean, but contains a due proportion of fat. Says the
author of "Diet and ."Metetlcs:" "Some
men obliged to live a very fatiguing
life, the trappers and hunters of the
pampas of America and Siberian
steppes, the Inhabitants of very cold
climates, the fishermen living on the
banks of the frozen sea, can eat almost exclusively without . suffering
from It enormous quantities nf ..neat or
fisn, but on two conditions ��� that the
meat be accompanied by Its fat and
that the individual subjected to this
diet lead a very active life In tbe open
Are you listless,
fag ed and
Have you headache, back p. ins
or pains in the chest 1 Have you
that 'all-gone" feeling'! Do you
have fits of acute pain or wind
after ood ?
If so remember that health depends on hrec- ma.n organs���
liver, stomach and intestines,
and Bileans regulate all three.
Bileans are pural herbal . nd
Nature's remedies are a.ways
best. Don't dally I Write for
sample box to' B leans. T< ronto."
(sending le. stamp for return
postage), or buy a box from your
Mrs. R. Saville, of Oakwood, Out.
suyu :���"For headache, debility, indigestion, and hiliousnens I tried
many medicine*, but I never met
with anything to equal Bileana.
They cured me.
Of all druggists at 50c per box.
The old cold goes; a new one
quickly comes. It's the story
of a weak throat, weak lungs,
a tendency to consumption.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral
breaks up the taking-cold
habit. It strengthens, soothes,
heals. Ask your doctorabout it.
" I had a terrible cold, and nothing ralle-ad
ma. I triad Ay.r'. Cherry Paetoral and It
promptly broke up my cold, .topper! my
cough, and eased every part of my body. It
did wondarful work (or me."���Ha. J. K. lctx,
Toledo, Ohio.
Jk Kada
by J. O. Ayer 00., Lowell, 9
Also manufaoturara of
Proposal  to Stir  Up  Emotions by the
Aid  of Chemicals.
It as the cynics tell us, we are los-1
Ing our capacity for emotion, the modern druggist can give us back all the
outward signs of love, grief, anxiety,
despair and exaltation, neatly compressed into tablets and capsule", at
so much per dozen.
This was abundantly clear at the
Medical Exhibition, which opened at
the Horticultural Hall, London, recently.
Information gleaned from the mass of
eelentflc "drugdata" In 'The Extra
Pharmacopoeia," a new work, makes It
clear that a love-scene of the following nature is quite possible In the near
Romeo's Emotion.
The blase wooer, fearing lest he
should betray his boredom and lack of
emotion In the course of his avownl.
provides himseif with portable chemical
preparations which will give him a Ro-
meo-JIke gamut  of emotion.
In the doorstep of his ladylove's
house he drinks a concentrated solution of glucose, and all appetite leaves
him on the spot. Ho also rubs his
face with hydrogenperoxlde from a
email -phial, and before he has fairly
got his overcoat off he has developed a
most Interesting pallor. During dinner tie sends away untasted course after course without a pang tthanks to
the glucose). He also a glas-
capsule of chloroform In hla serviette
before the ladles retire, and inhalation
produces most lifelike sighs
Chloroform Sighs.
Later he lures the object of his
chemical affections to tlie conservatory,
and something like this happens:
After a few minutes of chloroform
sighs, he may venture on any amylm-
trite blush (glass capsule broken in
handkerchief and inhaled).
"Miss X.," he exclaims���"may I say
Kthel?" (At this point It is as well lo
swallow a few nitro-glyeerlne chocolate tablets���strength, 1.100th of a grain.
The palpitation produced is quite audible and highly recommended.)
��� "You must have long realized," he
continues, "how deeply I admire you."
(Chloroform sighs.) "Dare I liope thai
my presence is not altogether unpleas-
Ing to you?" If the lady appears unmoved, a small capsule of the essential
oil of mustard should be snapped In the
handkerchief. It will cause a perfect
flood of tears when Inhaled.
Lover Takes Dose.
Weeping copiously, the up-to-date
swali: continues: "My love for you has
driven sleep from my eyes. (Caffeine.)
Set my doubts ami fears at rest. Will
you be mine?"
The lover's next dose depends upon
the lady's reply. If It is In the affirmative one or two pills of mnira-piiamu
compound will produce a fitting feeling
of exaltation, or If it is in the negative
an inhalation of a capsule of ethyl-
chloride will produce total unconsciousness and an artistic swoon.
The chief drawback to this form of
love-making is that the presence on the
spot of a medical man Is highly desirable, lest the unskilled self-admlnis-
tratlon of these drugs should result
Because Poisonous Impurities are Left In the Blood
Which Can be Removed by the Use of
Disease results in most cnse-i from
the presence ol poisonous waste matter in the body, and may, therefore,
be said to arise from ignorance or
Hilions spells, sick headache, at?
Incks of indigeBtion, kidney pains
and backache--such nre the indications oi failure on the part of the
livfii* to remove the poisonous waste
matter ns rapidly as it accumulates.
By the use of Dr. phase's Kidney-
Liver Pills the situation is promptly
relieved, because liver, kidney and
bowels are set in vigorous action and
ilie tillering and excretory system
thoroughly cleansed and strengthen-
Neglect to afford assistance at sueh
t t i ii it * is to invite the attack of such
lilinents lis  Bright's disease,   dropsy,
rheumatism or appendicitis.
Mr. Win. Cook, MooBomin, N.W.T.,
writes: "I have been taking Dr.
Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills nnd must
my .they hnve done me a lot of good.
have been ii great sufferer from dia*.
lelos and   I  can  snv  to  all  who are
tlllicted  wilh    this disease    that   Dr.
Ohase'a Kidney-Liver    Pills will   do
'hem good.   I cannot say that I aro
ntirely cured but 1 have been great
ly benefited by this medicine."
Mr. John Wilson, Dirt Esplanade
avenue, Montreal, Que., writes: "I.iisl
February I was taken sick and hud
to have the doctor, who said that
my ailment was a disordered liver.
A few weeks after completing litis
treatment I begun to notice symptoms
of kidney disease. The urine took on
a reililisii appearance and continued
to get worse until there were brick
dust deposits, and then I knew thai
the kidneys were seriously affected,
and that I was threatened with
Bright's disease.
"i obtained some of Dr. Chase's
Kidney-Liver Pills ami as a result of
this treatment was completely cured.
My water became a natural color and
is still so. The dui'e was thorough
and lasting."
By using Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver
Pills, one pill a dose nt bedtime, as
often as is necessary to keep the
bowels in regular healthful action,
you insure yourself ngainst kidney
disease and tlie subsequent suffering
from Bright's, dropsy, apoplexy or other equally dreaded ailments. Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver
Pills, 25 cents a box, at all dealers
or Kdmanson, Bates A Co., Toronto.
Keep the bowels regular with Aver')
Pills,  Just   one   pill   each   night
Ood World-Girdling Tour.
Anton Hnnslian, his wife and their
child (the latter being seated in a
conveyance modeled in part after the
regular baby coach), and a little dog,
all from Vienna, Austria, stopped at
Wyomissing, a suburb of that city,
on their way on loot around the
Under the Nerves Lash.���Tho torture and
torment of tho victim of nervous proH-
trittion and nervous debility no one can
rightly estimate who has not been under
the ruthless lash of these relentless human foes. M. Williams, of Fordwtoh. O*** .
was for four years a nervous wreck. Six
bottles of South American Nervine wor*��-
d a miracle, and hla doctor confirmed
It. - -28.
The cathedral of the Sacred Heart
at, Richmond, Va., the gift of Thomas
F. Ryan and his wife, have been
formally dedicated.
Samuel Untermeyer is said to be
preparing to obtain a warrant charging New York Life omcials with forgery  on  ballots.
uate of Ohio, City of Toledo,
Lucas County,
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that li*
18 senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business in the city
of Toledo, County and State aforesaid,
und that said firm will pay the sum of
every case of Catarrh that eannot be
cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Sworn to before me and subscribed tn
my presence this 6th day of December,
A. D. 1886. A. W. GLEASON.
(Seal.) Notary  Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken internally
and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of tbe system. Sena for
testimonials free.
F. J. CHENEY  & CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by all  Druggists, "..���)
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation
The Great Northern and Northern
Pacific railways arc accused of the
renewal of old mercer tactics; tin investigation will  be made.
British Judge Laments Glaring Untruthfulness  In Court.
The British people are said to be
the most litigious on earth. Judge Edge
declared at the Clerkenwell County
Court that in their litigation they are
"glaringly" untruthful.
"When giving his decision in a case,
Judge Edge said that it disclosed a
"distressing amount of perjury," and
he then proceeded to call attention to
the necessity for an act of Parliament,
to "check the glaring perjury that
now goes on In the law courts."
"Perjury," he said, "is growing more
and more common. It la one of the
saddest features In the English life of
to-day. People go Into the witness-
box and take the oath, knowing at the
some time that they are going to make
a statement which is altogether the
opposite of the truth. They do this
knowing there is little chance of being
punished, and they lie with a coolness
and deliberation which are enough to
stagger one.
"Recommendations have been made
by the judges, but Parliament���I do not
refer to the present one more than to
any other���seems to think that It Is
better to let perjury go unpunished rather than risk the chance of an acquittal by a jury.
"How long perjury will *be allowed to
go on unchecked I do not know," concluded Judge Edge.
A Kemarkahle Curiosity.
There Is lu Connaughl. Ireland, a remarkable curiosity, which gives au example of official 'oversight. When the
great famine of IS47 was upon tbe land
tlie government of the duy conceived
the idea of opeulng a line of navigation from Oahvay to Balllna by way of
Lough Corrlb and Lough Mask, so as
to avoid the dangers of the western
coast. Krom Cong a canal was actually made to Lough Mask as part of the
general scheme. Tbe work gave a
great deal of employment, anil so far
the canal served its purpose. But when
It was completed it was found the
canal would uot hold water. Tbe fact
that the dock of tbe district Is of a very
porous character bad been overlooked.
A Good Wife.
"Thank you, doctor, for prescribing a trip to the Spa for me. Now,
will you please ask my husband to
give up smoking and drinking beer,
and then my trip will he easily paid
ior ?���Meggensdorfer Blatter.
Vlinard's Liniment Cures Colds,  etc.
The London Times commends President Roosevelt's attempt to settle
the Japanese question in California.
The Britisli South African company
has offered the. Salvation Army a
million acres of land in Rhodesia for
colonization purposes.
Hnuirh un the Toi-tcl-i-.
Tlie tortoise Is a great sleeper. Oue
was a domestic pet In au English
house, and wheu Ills time for hibernating came he selected a corner of the
dim coal cellar for bis winter quarters.
A new cook was engaged soon after
who knew nothing of tortoises. In a
few months lhe tortoise woke up and I
sallied forth. Screams soon broke the |
kitchen's calm. On entering that department the lady of tbe house found
the cook gu/.lng lu awestruck wonder
and exclaiming as with unsteady hand
sbe pointed to the tortoise, "My conscience, look ut the stone which I've
broken the coal wi' a' winter!"
You DO NOT have to know what your
goods are made of when you use
J��vaEnD Home Dye
Cattla with horn. dr. dangerous
���"* �� jo-siant revalue* to parsou
-act other tittl., Dehorn them
nulckl* ��o<l wit h alls tit pain with ��
jtllo-erluSmlnute.. Notaharah
method. Leaves a clear, out.
Com sir- more milk j .teen make
tetter b-ef. Sand tor free booklet.
I. flct... O.llrt.. tie.
I was cured of terrible lumbago by
I was cured of a bad case of headache bv MINARD'S LINIMENT.
I  wns  cured  of sensitive  lungs  by
Premier Stolypin is quoted by a St.
Petersburg paper as saying that the
government will dissolve the new parliament if tai'ties are
It was announced at the annual
meeting of the De Beers Mining company, that the sales during the past
year realized .C5,G07,717, realizing n
large increase.
The Russian premier lias taken
steps to investigato charges of scandal and graft in dispensing famine
An Interesting Churchman.
Dr. Diggle, Bishop of Carlisle, Is one
of the most Interesting personalities in
ihe Church, says The Dally Mall. He
Is a strong believer In the dignity of
labor. "I am convinced," he says, "that
If everybody in England had to learn
to use his *hands it would be a good
day both for the England of the present and for the England of the future."
When he was a boy he learned to knit
stockings and made shirts, and nowadays he finds his manual labor amidst
the fields, hoeing his turnips and gathering his hay. He does not abhor the
use of tobacco, and recently advised the
Y. M. C. A. to allow smoking on Its
Sore Teeth and Sore Eyes.
A Scotch surgeon recently called attention to the connection between an
uncared for mouth with carious teeth
and a form of eye disease. He describes three cases, in each of which
the teeth were in very toad condition.
The gums were soft and spongy, bleeding easily, while tiny drops of pus could
be pressed out from their margins. The
breath had a sour smell and the com
plexlon was of a muddy, sallow tint.
In caring for these cases the first step
was to purify the mouth and put the
teeth Into good condition. Such procedure, together with suitable tonics and
local eye treatment, brought about a
perfect  recovery.
Paper Made From Reeds.
A despatch from Bucharest says an
Austrian Inventor has discovered a
new process of making paper from
common marsh reeds. It Is asserted
Ihat Ihe paper Is far superior to that
made from wood pulp or esparto grass
and almost the equal of that made of
num. ���	
Medicine nnd the Teeth.
The use of medicine nearly always
works ravages upon the teeth, sometimes destroying tbera. So In cases
of long Illness special care In the use
of antiseptics and neutralizes should
be employed. Consult the attending
physician about the matter and Insist
upon the proper care.
An umbrella said to bo two hundred nnd forty years old, with a
heavy canvas cover made waterproof
with green paint, adorns the vestry
of Cartmel church, Lancashire. It
was long used to protect the officiating clergyman during funerals in win.
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator is pleasant to take; sure and ef-
.'ectual in destroying worms. Many
have tried it with best results.
Silk Gown..
In the time of Francis I. silk gowns
were forbidden to all ladles below the
rank of countess. The wives of rich
merchants managed to evade the law
by having woolen gowns lined with
bright colored Bilk*.
The First Teacup*.
Even after tea was Introduced Into
Europe and had come Into general use
teacups were scarce. At the same time
coffee was introduced, hut apart from
Constantinople the first coffee cups In
Europe date back only as far as 1645
In Venice, 1059 lu Paris, 1052 lu Lou-
Jon and 1094 In Lelpslc. From the
Jrst, however, the conventional oriental coffee cup, without stem or handle,
tvns little used, and In Germany not
���t all. The Chinese teacup was used
for tea, coffee and chocolate as well.
Specimens of porcelain were undoubtedly Introduced into Europe In the middle ages, yet not till the sixteenth century were cups imported from Chiiin
In any great quantities, and even then
It was as articles of vertu. Most of
these found their way back to China
again, as collecting porcelain Is a lasting fad there, and high prices are paid
for good specimens. Tho collection of
Chinese porcelain, if only the genuine
specimens are desired, requires Immense study nnd knowledge, as the
Chinese nre skillful Imitators aud put
numerous falsifications ou the market.
A Horse with a
Strained Shoulder
is sound as a dollar iu *4 hours
after you rub the sore spot with
Fellows' Leemlng's Essence.
It gives instant relief in all
cases of Strains, Bruises and
Swellings ��� draws the pain
right out ��� strengthens the
weak back, shoulder or knee.
Whether you have one horse
or twenty, accidents are liable
to happen any time. Keep a
bottle of
handy so you can have it wbtn
joe. a bottle.   At dealers.
They are often considered of no con-
���equence. But a blight bruise has been
the first cause for ft carbuncle, felon,
white swellfng mid etiff joints. Therefore bstle bruises freely and often with
It soothe, tbe pain, prevent* dlecolor-
ing, removes soreness, reduces swell
inics, stops tbe inflammation, adds to
your comfort, prevents after-effects.
35 cents, three times as much 51. cents.
I.e. JOHNSON A CO., Boston, Mass.
Practically all
makers of good clothes
In Canada use Hew'on
Tweeds. Look for the tag
that guarantes pun wool.
When you buy
you want
and long
These and mwor
other good points
are combined In
.   PrSrl   BRAND
You can't -iford
to bity any other
did* any i
A   CANADIAN  CO fcs-f
aoNio . cam-
to feet and fingers.   There's
a silky softness to
"Dominion Brand'Hose
that means foot comfort���as
well as wear and warmth.
"in MTtsii* Insist on seeing
"Dominion Brand"
Hose���and look for
" The Tag That
Tells" on every
W.    N.    U.    NO.   6IG 55
Mr��. Henrietta A. 8. Marsh, 700 W. 10th
Bt.. Lou Anifeles. Gal., President Women's
Benevolent   Aaa'n.  writes i
"I suffered with la grippe for seven
weeks, and nothing I rould do or
take helped me until I tried Peruna,
"I felt at oiuc that I hod at laat securer! the rlifht medicine and I kept
iteadily Improving. Within three weeks
I was fullv restored, and I am triad that
1 cave 'hat truly great remedy a trial.
1  wi"   never be  without   it   auaiti."
In it letter dated August 31. 1904, Mrs.
Marsh Bays: "I have never yet heard the
��� .Hcacy of Peruna questioned. We still
nse It. I travelled through Kentucky and
I'ennessee three years aeo. where I found
Peruna doin* its i-nod work. Much of it
is being used hero also."-Henrietta A. S.
in Turkey there is a groat consurup
tlou of the milk of the buffalo, the
roinninn cow, the gont and the ewe.
but It Is hardly over used In a initnral
state. According to a paper read at
the London Academy of Medicine, the
milk: In considerably reduced. After
slow cooling the milk Is treated with a
jferinent taken from the previous day's
supply. In a few hours a curd forms,
which is called yagboun. The preparation Is preferred to milk, and It lias
it pleasant, clean, acid taste aud is of
coarse, nutritious.
Printing  Errata.
Tnbbs���-1 Hatter mysell that honest}
is printed on every lace.
Orubb ��� Well���er���yes, perhaps���
with some allowance lor typographical errors.���Philadelphia Inquirer.
Mother���Willie, why did you come
into the parlor and ask for ti piece
of cake when I had callers ?
Willie���Because 1 knew if I waited
till they went I'd never got it.���Detroit Free Press.
Many inherit weak lungs, and as
disease usually assails the weakest
point, these persons are continually
exposed to attacks of cold and pulmonary disturbances. The speedy use
of Bickle's Anti Consumptive Syrup
will bo found n preventative and a
protection, strengthening the organs
so that they are not so liable to
derangement from exposure or abrupt
atmospheric changes. Bickle's Syrup
is cheap and good.
Gentleman���Frederick, go upstairs
and tell my wife to stop her singing.
Footman���That is not my lady, sir;
it's the cook.   Shall I P
Gentleman���No, for heaven's sake,
don't say anything!���Wiener Cariea-
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
every form of contagious Itch on hum-
an or animals cured in 30 minutes by
Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.
A New England man says that one
night, last winter when the thermometer fell below zero, his wife expressed her concern for the new Swedish
maid who had an unheated room.
"Eliza," said she to the girl, re-
memberinc the eood old custom of
her youth, "as it is bitterly cold tonight you'd better take u flntiron to
bed with you."
"Yes, m'm," said Eliza, in mild
and expressionless assent
In the morning the girl was asked
how she passed the night. With n
sigh she replied:
'Wall, m'm, I gat the irron 'most
varm before morning." ��� Harper's
French residents m Tangier have
petitioned the Paris government to
take steps to insure observations of
the treaty of rights.
$5,-* Silver
Exclusive with Diamond
Hall are these three remarkable offerings in highest
quality plated ware.
size, grey finish, with applied rococo ornaments,
removable porcelain lining.
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finish, rose decoration,
porcelain lined.
ing handle over top, applied border, embossed
rose centre.
fro send upon request free of charge
J catalogue.
our large illustrated <
How This Fierce Brute KilTs and Car
ries Off Its Prey.
I have taken considerable trouble
to find nut how ligevs kill large same,
writes an assistant comptroller of forests at Perah. Rome lime ago I was
asked to roir.e anil see a lull grown
bullock that bad been killed by a tiger.
On examining il 1 found the animal
had its neck broken, antl there were
claw marks on the nose and shoulder
and nowhere else. There was no doubt
that the tiger had jumped at the hull
and landed on the shoulder, and when
the bull turned his head to gore the
tiger he must have put his claw out
und with a sudden jerk broken tha
On another occasion I went to see
a young buffalo which had been killed
by a tiger and found the same thing
had happened. There were similar
marks on the nose and also on the
near shoulder, which clearly indicated
that this animal had been killed in the
same way. .Malays who have actually
seen a tiger killing a buffalo told me
they saw the same thing happen; also
that In dragging off a heavy carcass,
such as buffalo or bnll.'he gets most of
the weight across his shoulder.
This must be fairly correct, as I have
often followed a kill, and Ihe marks
left indicated that only a portion of
the animal was trailing along the
ground. I have known a full grown bull
which ten men would not move dragged two miles by a tiger in u heavy
Jungle, where roots of trees and
swamp had to be gone through. In no
case have I seen the pug marks facing
the wrong way except when stopping
to feed, which proves he must carry
a portion of the animal over his shoulder.
The old idea of a tiger killing Iarg��
game by a blow from his paw Is nonsense. Besides, In this country a tiger
never faces his prey, but attacks him
on the Hank, unless charged. Another
curious fact that may seem very like
a fairy tale is Ihat a tiger does not
seem to mind a small lamb being tied
over a kill about ten feet high, but will
come and feed. I have known three occasions when this has been tried, and
each time a tiger has come to feed
upon the carcass.���London Field.
Copper  Kills   Noxious  Germs.
Copper Is a marvelous preventive nf
disease. If we returned to the old
copper drinking vessels of our forefathers, typhoid epidemics would d>*
appear, writes a filtration expert.
Examine a copper cent under the
microscope und you will lind it altogether free from disease germs. Examine gold and silver coins aud you
will Und them one wriggling and con-
tortlng genu mass. Yet copper coins
pass through dirtier hands thau gold
and silver ones. You'd think they'd
be alive with micro organisms. But no.
Qjjpper kills germs. Diphtheria and
cholera cultures smeared on a copper
cent die In less than two hours.
The workers in Ihe Revere copper
works during the last epidemic of cholera in Massachusetts were Immune,
though friends and relatives fell on all
sides of them. Why were they Immune? The copper, with its strange
power over disease germs, protected
Water alive with cholera and typhoid
germs has been placed for an experiment in copper vessels, and after standing seven hours this water has been
found safe to drink���every germ dead.
AVe should return to copper drinking
vessels. Furthermore, canteens for the
use of soldiers and sailors in the tropics, where cholera abounds, should be
lined with copper, and thus many a
young man's life would be saved.
Copper In the form of copper sulphate will kill olf typhoid germs In reservoirs and great bodies of water. It
ban frequently done so without harm-'
ing the diinking qualities of the water
In any way.
Practically all    the wood   used  in
making reels for cotton    in America
and England is cut in the forests ol
I Jlaine, but so great is the amount oi
timber required each year for mukinc.-
these seemingly insigiiificenl articles
that Maine will not be able lo supplj
the raw material much longer. The
reels are made ol birchwood, and lhe
birch of the Maine forests is the best
for the purpose. More than two rail
lion feet of timber are shipped t<
Scotland every year for the use of I In
great thread manufacturers there, but
' almost as much is supplied to English manufacturers.
Was Paid $1,000 a Word.
At the Franklin Inn, a literary club
of Philadelphia, a young poet, licking
his lips, said that Conan Doyle was
paid $1 a word.
"That is nothing," said a railroad advertising man. "I know of a case
where a man was paid $1,000 a word.
Our line used to have "at its grade
crossings a very long and complicated
sign that began, 'Beware of the Engine
and Cars,' and then this sign went on
with a lot of Injunctions and warnings
that would have taken five minutes to
read. -��
"In a number of accident cases the
claimants for damages declared that
our long signs were not clear warnings. Therefore the line decided at last
to get a new grade crossing sign, and
Judge Paxson was engaged to write
"The sign that Judge Paxson wrote
cost $1,000 a word, but it was a classic.
It remains a classic. It has been copied
everywhere. It is as well known
among us as 'Father, I cannot tell a
He,' or 'England expects every man to
do his duty.'
"The sign that cost $1,000 a word, or
$6,000 in all, was tho famous 'Railroad
Crossing���Stop, Look and Listen.' "
The Word "Humble."
"Humble" is a word that has gone
out of fashion during the lifetime of
many of us. An Australian paper that
Is reproducing extracts from its files
of fifty years ago prints this advertisement of 18f.ti: "Young woman wauls
home in an humble family." Nobody
sees an advertisement of that sort In
the paper's nowadays except In
tho weekly journals of the Irish rural
districts, where such announcements
as "Wauled, an humble girl," still occasionally appear.
The Easier Task.
The following notice is posted up
outside the ticket office of the bathing
place on the sands at Eastbourne:
"Will the party who Is lu the habit of
cleaning his brown boots on the bathing towels please leave his boots here
before bathing, as we would rather
clean his boots than wash the towels?"
���Japanese Weekly Mall.
Peculiar  Accident    to   sn    Engi-ieer.
i    Edward Spencer, chief engineer   ol
I the  S.S.  "Glide."  of  Montreal,    was
| working  around  his  engine  when   a
' hot bolt flew out and burned his arm
i terribly'.    It was ns if a red-hot spit
| had been thrust into it! A supply of
I Zam-Buk balm was speedily obtained
and Jirst aid  rendered.    The famous
herbal balm alleviated the pain, and
to the surprise of Spencer and nil his
friends,    at   the  end of  a   week     the
wound was completely healed. This is
only one of several cases reported recently in which Zam-Buk has    been
proved  a wonderful healer of burns,
cuts, bruises, and    abrasions.    It    is
equally effective for ulcers, sores, poisoning, no matter how long these have
persisted.      Mrs.  W.  H.  Taylor,    of
North  liny, Out., says:    "I    had    a
scaly spot about as big as a ten-cent
piece on my face.    1  had it for four
years, and hardly a night during Unit
time went by but whnt I applied cold
cream or some ointment or other, bill
it'would always In*    there,    and  the
wanner the weather the worse it got.
I  recently applied Zam-Buk, ami  in
about a week's time the spot had disappeared completely."
One of the world's greatest analysts biivs the healing power of Zom-
Buk is due lo the rare herbal essences of which it is entirely composed. Kur rheumatism and sciatica it
is also a speedy cure. Its healing
influence on the' skin is unequalled,
and it is so pure that the delicate
skin of babes benefits from its application. It cures rashes and eruptions
-���' well as more, serious ailments, etc.
Indeed, as a household balm it is
working wonderful cures all over the
Dominion. Druggists and stores sell
it at fiftv cents ii box. A sample will
be sent 'by the Co., Toronto, to all our readers who mail this
article with a one cent stamp to pay
return postage. Write the name and
date of this paper across the article
before mailing.
At a country hotel where a young
German .was stopping lor a few days
the birds whistled every' morning close
to his window. The morning of his
departure he thanked the birds for
whistling for him and the proprietor,
hearing him, said:
"You're crazy those birds have not
been whistling for you; dey whistled
for me.    1 um de boss of dis place."
The guest, much hurt, responded:
"You're crazy yourself. I know what
I talk."
Finally them came to blows and
were locked up lor the night. Facing the magistrate in the morning,
they were lined $7.50 each. Paying
the' lines, and as they were about to
depart, the magistrate, culling them;
said: , .
"Gentlemen, the birds were whistling for me."--Philadelphia Ledger.
Great Things From Little Causes
Grow.���It takes very little to derange
the stomach. The cause may be
slight, a cold, something eaten or
drunk, anxiety, worry, or some other
simple cause. But if precaution be
not taken, this simple cause may have
most serious consequences. Many a
chronically debilitated constitution today owes' its destruction to simple
causes not dealt with in time. Keep
the digestive apparatus in n healthy
condition and all will be well. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are better than
any other for the purpose.
Lord Hindlip, lecturing on British
East Africa, thought the country
,vould never compete in cereals with
Canada, (although there always will
be considerable local market.
New Source of Alcohol.
A new source of alcohol has been
discovered In Western Australia. The
f-rass tree, which flourishes so thickly
that It has become a nuisance to agriculturists. I urns out. lo be full of alcohol. The fibers of the core yield from
Plve-tentba to one and a quarter gal
'ons of proof snlrll a hii-iml.
Hones���Why are you crawling under the. machine ? There's nothing
the matter with it'
Jones���I know it, but here conies
Brown. If he sees me with this auto
he'll expect me to pay him th" money
I owe him!���Detroit Free Press.
A Veteran's Story.-ileorge Lewi*, of
Shamokin, Pa., writes: "1 tun eighty
years of age. I have been troubled with
Catarrh for llfty years, and in my time
have used a great many catarrh cures,
but never had any relief until 1 used
Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder. One box
cured  rue completely."    50 cents.���"j.
Sir Edward James Reed, Irom IS0.1
to 1870 chief constructor oi the navy,
passed away on Saturday, aged 70
The movement to break up main-
moth private fortunes by means of
federal inheritance and income taxes
has become a vital issue at Washington and is expected to provoke a bitter struggle.
Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Distemper.
President Roosevelt and Senator
Tillman are held "unconsciously responsible" for much of the present
race agitation by Governor-elect Patterson of Tennessee, who urges calm
justice in dealing with the situation.
Secretary Hitchcock is expected to
expose ali frauds in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah, coal lands before lie
resigns next March; existence ol big
ring to swindle the'govemment is certain.
According to news received nt Rome
Irom Adis-Adoba, cnpitol of Abyssinia,  King Menelik is seriously ill.
Tlie Game of Crnim.
The game of "craps" is au old one.
Is the word itself a corruption of the
French "crops," a favorite game In the
gambling halls of the Palais Koyul lu
tho eighteenth century'.' Hescherelle
says it was a game played with dice
and of English orlgiu; that the name
was sometimes written "krabs" and
tho word was spoken when one succeeded In throw-lug 2, 3, 11 or 12 at
the first cast. English dictionaries shed
little light on tbe subject, and we do
not remember any allusion to tne game
la novels or plays of the eighteenth
Keeps your body
warm,   yet   lets
your skin breathe
' ���knit, not
woven,���  A
- it fits,   / \Gu-tiBteed
FdoesPEN- /     \Ag��i-*l
ANGLE/   .   \Shr.pkige
/Trade-markedin red. Ina^
Arariety of styles, fabrics and
/prices,   for women, men and
children.      and    ^uaranteedL
It It alio a specific for
Couch  PHI   taken   In   conjunction with
ANTI-PILL   "The  Great  System  Treat.
spent"���it a positive preventative of and
cure for La  Grippe.
Sold by All Druggist, or
The   WILSON-FYLE   CO.,   Limited
It Was the Dutch.
The greatest, smokers arc unquestionably tin* Dutch, eaoh inhabitant
consuming about 3,110 grams ot to*
oacco a year. Their neighbors, the
liclgiiins. come next, with 2,4*<P
grains; then follows Turkey, with 2,-
177 grams Tlie United Slates, Germany, rrnncc. Italy, and Spain consume on tin* average, about l.Hili
grains, while the Knglish content
themselves with about 71f> grains each
"1 can't use all this stuff," .said the
city editor, irritably, as lie glanced
over the lorty or fifty pages oi manuscript the reporter had handed in,
"1 told you all '1 wanted was the
storv in it nutsh'eli."
���'i'es, sir," responded the reporter,
"that's what that is���tlie story in a
cocoa-nutshell."���Chicago Tribune.
Minard's  Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
They had been married just a
month. .    ,,
"Do vou know what day this is r
she asked sweetly at   the breakfast
"Yes," he answered nervously;
"this is the day J have to pay the
coeoiid installment on that wedding
ring!"���Vonkers Statesman.
A Pleasant Medicine.���There arc
some pills which have no other purpose evidently than to beget painful
internal disturbances in the patient,
iddiiig to to his troubles and perplexities rather than diminishing
"ihein. (nn* might ns well swallow
some corrosive material. Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills have not this disagreeable and injurious property.
Ihey an* easy to lake, are not unpleasant to the taste, and their action is mild and soothing. A trial ol
them will prove this. They offer
peace to the dyspeptic.
Ian MacLaron tells an amusins
story with regard to bogus degrees.
A sweep prosecuted a resident in the
suburbs ol Edinburgh for debt. The
presiding judge called the sweep to
give evidence, and the first question
he asked him was: "What is voui
nam*, 'i".
"Jamie Gregory, L.L.D., sir."
"What! Doctor Laws ? And where
on earth did vou (ret Ihat distinction <*".
"Twas a fellow frn' an American
university, an' 1 swept his chimney
three times. '1 eanna pay ye cash,
.lamie Gregory,' he says, but I'll
make ye an I..I..D., an' we'll ou'll ii
quits.'    And he did 1"
Her Heart Like a Polluted Spring-
Mrs. James Brigley, 1'eke island, Ont,,
says: "I was for five years afflicted with
dyspepsia, constipation, heart disease and
nervous prostration. I cured the heart
trouble with Dr. Agnow's Cure for the
Heart, and the other ailments vanished
like mist. Had relief in half an hour
after  the  first  dose."���27.
An American woman tourist wan
lunching in a London restaurant. Opposite her at the same table sat an
Knglish woman. The American wanted to talk.
"Say," she began, in a friendly
tone, "this is a fine city of yours "
The Britisher inclined her bend
frigidly and called for a lemon
"Real friendly the citizenK, too
proceeded the woman of the flow ing
The citizen opposite her did not indorse, this sentiment.
The tourist was not detorred. She
proceeded to air her opinion of West
minster; she had been so struck that
sho had given it 8. whole hour
Her listener, still frigid, gave al'
her energies to the sugaring of he
drink. The lady of the veil broke of
suddenly to lean across the litle mar
ble table and say, more confidentially
than ever before-.
"Say, are you aware that's a sail
shaker, you have ill your hand ?"
Why go limping and whining about
your corns when a j,fi cent bottle of
llollowny's Corn Cure will remove
them r Give it it trial and you will
not  regret it.
Quebec'! Tercentenary.
Winnipeg Is nut the only place talking of holding a celebration In UK'S.
While Winnipeg will be marking the
one hundredth anniversary of the landing of Lord Selkirk's settlers, Quebec
will be celerbutlng the tercentennial of
her foundation by Samuol Champlaln,
and the little colony of twenty-eight
Europeans who passed the fiist winter
In Canada. The Quebec Chronicle. In
a recent Issue, ;.oints out the significance of lhe event und urges ample
preparation. "It Is not too early," says
The Chronicle, "to formulate a distinct
scheme of action, to divide It up Into
its proper sections and subdivisions,
and to commence the collection of articles and records of historic value, to
form a nucleus for a Canadian museum; and li Is'certainly not too early
to calculate on the crowds which will
bo drawn here by the event, and to
make provision for their housing." Winnipeg anil Quebec will no} hy that time
bo connected by the new Transcontinental Railway, but they are connected
closely enough even now to ena,ble
them lo work together, so that these
two events, which so prcfoundly affected the history "f this continent, may
be celebrated In a way commensurate
with their national significance.
Christmas  Giving
A great many people think thai because they are not nble to give Christinas gifts, because they cannot give
money or what it will buy, they can
give nothing. How little we realize
that the b.-st thing anybody can evei
give in this world is not money, but
himself. _
I know a lady who is very poor.
She has no money to give to the poor
at Christinas, lint she goes around
for days before Christmas, visiting
every person she hears of being sick
or crippled or unfortunate, everyone
who has any trouble, whether she
knows him or nut. And she gives out
such a wealth of love, of sympathy,
if encouragement, good cheer, and
sunshine, that these people feel enriched for a whole year. The material
tilings they receive are cold and unsympathetic in comparison with what
this poor woman gives them. On the
other bund, 1 know a man, wealthy
but selfish, whose conscience begins
to trouble him just before Christmas', and he sends out checks, coal,
clothing, provisions to the poor peo-
ple. Then he feels a sort of relief j
lie hns eased his conscience, which
prodded him. Hut he rarely, if ever,
goes to see these poor people,- never
gives them anything of himself, his
encouragement, or good cheer.
This spirit of Christmas is the
Christ spirit, the helpful spirit. It is
the giving of what Christ gave, He
hud no money to give,���He was the
poorest of the poor,���but did ever any
Croesus have so much to give ? Did
any millionaire ever radiate so much
power and hope In the discouraged,
so much good cheer to the disheartened, or so much comfort 1o the sick
and the sorrowing?--O. S. Maiden, in
"Success   Mueazine."
Helpless as a Baby.���South American
Itht'timiilic Cure strikes the root of the
ailment nnd strikes it citiick. It. W.
Wright, 10 Dnniel streot. Urockville, Out.,
for twelve years a great sufferer from
rheumatism, couldn't wash himself, feed
himself, or dress himself- After using
six bottle.-, was able to go to work, and
says: "I think pain has left mc. forever." - 26.
Direct From the Gardens
The Purest and Cleanest Green Tea en
Earth. Delicious and Economical in use
Lead     Packets    Only    40c,    60c,     and   80c   per   lb.      Al    all    grocers.
/Indispensable in Winter.X
There's a ntttd in every home for %
Gray's SvRUPOFREDSPffncE Gum
#  Go
A few doses, at the first sign ol
irritation-���take away hoarseness-
strengthen the lungs��� ward off the i
All the healing, soothing, curative
Gnm���combined with aromatic*.    PI.
Suddenly seized with paralysis, a
signalman at Maindee (where the
Great Western's lines to Bristol and
the north converge), made a heroic
effort and managed to lock every signal at "Danger" before falling to the
floor unconscious.
"A horse is a man's best friend,"
said the man who likes animals.
"Yes," answered young Mrs. Tor-
kins, with a, sigh, "but when he gets
on th? race track he is liable to prove
one of those fool friends who
makes so much trouble."���Washington Star.
'Tis a Marvelous thing.���When the
cures effected by Dr. Thomas' Kclee-
trie Oil arc considered, the speedy antl
permanent relief it has brought to the
suffering wherever it has been used,
it must be "regarded as a marvellous
thing that so potent a medicine should
result from the six simple ingredients
which enter into its composition. A
trial will convince the most skeptical
of its healing virtues.
Once a number of legal lights in
Washington were gathered in the
smoking room of a lawyers' club,
when the talk turned to a discussion
of the veracity of lawyers. "The
average man." remarked one disciple
of lllackstone, "seems only too ready
to assume we are all liars���a very
unjust position, it seems to me. Do
we not sometimes toll the truth ?" he
asked of his neighbor, a well-known
criminal lawyer.
"Certainly." promptly responded
the latter. "Wc will do anything'
sometimes to win a case."���New York
A carrier pigeon with a badly lacerated leg flew into the London
Homeopathic hospital by one of the
windows. The patient, after receiving treatment, was offered his discharge, but declined to leave his
comfortable surroundings.
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 hisprescription
tilled, 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 cent
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 you have a
Cough or Cold cure it with
Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Garget   in
Tourist (in retired village l���So
that's the oldest inhabitant. One
hundred and four years old. No wonder you're proud of him.
Native���I dunno; he ain't done no-
thin' in this yer place 'cept grow old,
and it's took him a sight b time to
do thnt.���Manchester Guardian.
British Veteran Choir Singer Who Took
Part  In the  First  Performance  of
Mendelssohn's "Elijah.''
There is singing In the Birmingham
Festival Chorus this year a chorister
-who took part in the first performance of Mendelssohn's "Elijah." when
the great composer himself conducted
tile worlt, at the Blrmrngham Festival
of 1S46.
William Potintney, of the St. Cyprian's Choir, Hay Mills, Birmingham,
was a youth of 18 at that time. Coming of a gifted musical family, he had
earned lhe right lo he Included in the
festival choir, anil he has taken part In
every festival choir savp one since that
time. When you speak to him he tells
5-ou tha' he still has the remnant of a
voice, but lhe writer has often heard
him sound his .bottom D in ch .Ir work
during the last Iwo years, and he can
sing a ballad wilh the lone and vigor
of a youth. When Mr. Pountney had
his voice tested for this year's festival
he told the examiner his age, and wis
met with the remark, "Well, you may
be nearly eighty, but your volee is only
Mr. Pountney has vivid recollections
of the rehearsals for the first perfonn-
ance of the "Elijah." The band and
chorus, he says, were on a small scale.
The band consisted of 125 performers,
mostly from London, and the chorus
of 2S3 voices, som.' nf which were sup
plied by Ihe metropolis. The rehearsals for the festival of 1846 took place
In a Hi Lie chapel in King .s��reet which
stood upon the site of what Is now
New slreet station. The then town
organist, Mr. James Stimpson. was
the choirmaster, and he received the
parts in manuscript, a few being sent
at a time. fir: the Monday previous
to Wednesday, Aug. 26, on which the
work was formally given to the world,
Mendelssohn came to Birmingham and
rehearsed the work most carefully
with the chorus in the Town Hall.
Describing the enthusiasm of Mendelssohn's reception when he advanced
to Ihe conductor's deslt, Mr. Pountney
says: 'It was tremendous; overpowering. His method of conducting was
very pleasing, li was simple and unaffected, and when he had to make a
cnrrectl m his face wore a most queer
expression. He would rattle his baton
against the desk and say pleasantly,
'That won't do. gentlemen; I must have
piano here; when you get a fortissimo
you can do as you like.'
"I well remember Mendelssohn and
SLiudigi coining into ihe ommittee-
room of the Town Hall, and as the latter, who had been specially brought
by the composer to create the bass
part, look off his peculiar stove-pipe
top hat, a while collection ot papers
fluttered down upon the floor. Everyone laughed, and the composer seemed
in particular to enjoy the incident."
Mr. Pountney can recall the principals of ihe l8l(i performance quite well.
Staudlgl made a wonderful Impression. Mr. Pountney says that he cannot recall any festival singer creating
more enthusiasm.
"He was the first anil he Is the
greatest representative of 'Elijah' 1
have ever heard. His singing of the
prologue, 'As Ood lhe Lord of Israel
Livetl:,' created a sensation at the
full rehearsal such as I have never
witnessed since." And yet Mr. Pountney understands that .Staudlgl sang the
music at this rehearsal at sight.
The tenor was a young English
singer, Mr. Lookey. It was originally
intended that he should only render
the silos in lhe first part, but Mendelssohn was so pleased with his singing that he asked him to give the
whole of the tenor solos. In a letter
to his brother Mendelssohn paid marked testimony to Mr. I.ockey's sweetness of singing. It was, says Mr.
Pountney, a re.marka.ble performance.
Mr. Pountney recalls many notable
"Elijahs." In 1852, under Sir Michael
Costa, Weiss sang the music, and In
1882 a wonderful singer was cast for
the part ��� Heir Carl Formes. Mr
Sanlley made his first appearance in
1861, and sang uninterruptedly till 1891,
when Mr. Andrew Black took his place.
A notable prophet was Slgnor Foil,
who first appeared In 1878.
| Shetland Wool,
I A curious historical legend Is connected with Shetland wool. Over ?M
years ago a man-of-war belonging to
the Spanish armada was wrecked ou
one of the islands. The sailors who
escaped taught the unlives to make
brilliant dyes from roots which they
found, resembling those used for like
purposes In Spain. Those persons who
now wear bright Shetland knit "comforters" are unconsciously wearing mementos of the "invincible" armada.
Watch .Jewel..
A Jeweler, no matter how dishonest,
would not steal the jewels in a watch,
for they arc valueless. They cost only
10 cents apiece. In antique watches
tho jewels were often costly. In modern watches they are never worth more
than $15 a gross.���Argonaut.
A Surprise in Biscuits
Every box of Mooney's Perfection
Cream Sodas you open���you will
find a new delight in these diinty
When you \v��nt to surprise yourself,
give your appetite i treat with
Perfection Cream Sodas
Sr!u��Iiik n (.horn*.
A famous Scotch dean used to tell
a ghost story the clew to which Is In
the question, "Weel. niaister ghnlst, Is
this a general rising or are ye lust tak
Ing a datindcr frae vcr grave br ver
C.leur Wilier.
In the fiords on the Norway coast the
clearness of the water Is wonderful.
Objects the sl/.e of it half dollnr may
be seen nt a depth of twenty-five or
thirty fathoms,
Historic Volumes.
The Provincial Archivist. Alex. Fia��-
er, has received a valuable addition to
his collodion In ihe shape of numbers
of The Kingston Wiilg-Cln/.eiie, bearing
date of 1812-181:1-1814 anil parts of 1815,
recounting many stirring fads relative
to the war, the settlement of the country and the political ooniitlons. 'i hese
volumes are very scarce, anil correspondingly valuable. The one In question was looaied la England.
Fruit Kiilliiur I- llcultlifal.
If people ate more fruit they would
need less medicine and woflld have better health. Fruit ciifnti early in the
morning on an empty stomach serves
rs a stimulant to the digestion, and apples aud oranges eaten at any lime in
the day are good for biliousness. Stewed prunes and figs are also healthful
nt any time.
No Rh'fii Hod- *f��r*r,
"The road to knowledge nowadays."
said   the   first   old   schoolmaster,   "is
too swift and too easy.   It's It regular
"Yes," agreed the other old pedagogue, "and it's a railroad wilh fewei
switches lhan are necessary.'
Will lie link* It!
A bull has forty rods to travel ta
reach a tramp, and the tramp has thirty-two roils to travel to reach the
fence. If the bull travels one-fourth
faster than (be tramp, how close will
the latter come to geltlng the grand
hoist V
Quebec Man tells how the Great Con
sumptive Preventative was
an all-round Benefit
" Mv wife took I.a Grippe when she was
in Ottawa,"says R. X. Daibe ofNorthfield
Farm, Que., iii an interview. "She got a
bottle ol" Psychine and after using it for a
fe-w dayu she was quite well. I took a cold
and am using it and am getting all right.
I think Psychine is one of the best tonics
on the market to-day."
There you have tlie whole matter in *
nutshell. I.a Grippe and colds are among
the forerunners of consumption.
This mau had oue, his wife had the other.
Psychine not only cured both but it built
them up so that their bodies are strong
enough to resist disease. All seeds ol
romsumption are killed by
(Proiif-uiueil Si-keen)
50c. Per Bottle
Lar-rer s|n. ��< mnd <2-��ll drutrciat*.
IR. T. A. SL0CUM, Limited. Toronto.
W.    N.    U.    NO.    615 Bank of cMontreal,
CAPITAL ALL PAID UP, $14,000,000.
REST, $10,000,000
President���Lord Ptkathcona and Mount Royal.
Vice-President���Hon. Geokge A. Dkijmmo.nd.
��� General Manager���E. 8. Olobston.
��� Branches in All The Principal Cities in Canada
����� A General Banking Business Transacted.
I Slocan flMning 1Ret>iew.
���Subscription $2.00 per annum, strictly
in advance.   No pay, no paper.
Advertising Rates :
Notices to Delinquent Owners - $12.00
"     for Crown Grants    -   -    '���'.SO
"       " Purchase of Land   -     7.50
"      " License to Cut Timber 5.00
All locals will ho charged for at the rate
of 15c. per line each issue.
Transient rates made known on application.   No room for Quacks.
Address all Communications and make
Cheques payable to
Editor and Publisher.
Notice is hereby given that 30 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to cut and carry
away timber from the following described lands:
Commencing at a post on the south
side of Trout creek, about three and one
half miles from Slocan Lake, and marked W.H.B., north-east corner, thence
south 40 chains, thence west 160 chains,
thence forty chains north, thence 160
chains east to the pjini, of commencement.
Located the 21st day of November,
1906. W. H. BRANDON, Locator.
20 07
No. 5. Notice is hereby given that 30
days after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commisioner of Lands and
Works for a special license to cut and
carry away timber from the following
described lands in West Kootenay district : Commencing at a post marked
P. J. Gallagher's N.W. corner, situated
on the west side of the north fork of
Cooper creek, about i':, miles from
main stream, thence east 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to point
of commencement.
D. McLachlan, Agent.
Located Nov 5, 1906.
No. 6. Commencing at a post marked D. McLachlan's N. W. corner, situated on the east side of the north fork
of Cooper creek, about 5*.; miles from
main stream, thence east 80 chains,
thenco south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to point
of commencement.
Located Nov. 5, 1906.
No. 7. Commencing at a post marked P. J. Gallagher's S.E. corner, situated on the east side of the north fork
of Cooper creek, about 1 mile from
main stream, thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence east 80
chains, thence south 80 chains to point
of commencement.
D. McLachlan, Agent.
Located Nov. 6, 1906
No. 8. Commencing at a post marked A. Jacobson's S.W. corner, situated
on the north side of Cooper creek,
about 5 miles from its mouth, thence
north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains to point of commencement.
D. McLachlan, Agent
Located Nov. 6, 1906.
Nov 15/06
Location No. 2.���Take notice, (hat
thirty days after date I intend to apply
to the Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for permission to cut and
carry away timber Irom the following
described lands:
Commencing at a poBt on the south
side of Trout creek about five and one
half miles from Slocan Lake and marked W. H. B., north-east comer post,
thence south 40chains, thence west 160
chains, thence north 40 chains, thence
east 160 chains to point of commencement. Located this 21st dav o! November, 1906,  W. II, BRANDON, Locator.
Zbc Slocan Ibotel
Gbree fovhe.
Headquarters for Minin g Men
when visiting this famous Silver-
Lead Mining Camp. -Every
comfort foi the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar and Excellent Pool Table.
Hugh Niven, Proprietor
Clifton S>
S House
Some Jmas Bar-gains
I have a stock of Goods suitable
for Christmas  and New Year
presents which I will sell at
Slaughter Prices:
Oranges,    Lemons
Apples and
. 3ake Iketeen. .
Just   Arrived
We Will Sell at
Reduced  Prices.
At Cost
Beaded Hand Bags   Seal aad Alligator
Vanity Bags
JEWEL BOXES in Orniula, Gold and Fancy Class. Hand colored Calendars
are some of the latest Novelties for Xmas. Presents.
Presents to Suit All!
cNglsons Drug Store
'Phone 10, NEW DENVER.
Whereas at  the Last Chance aud Surprise mines, Chinese kitchen help is
at present employed, to the exclusion
of White lahor.
Therefore, he it resolved that this
organization, Sandon Miners' union No.
81 of the W.F. of M. reaffirming its opposition to the employment of Orientals
within  its   jurisdiction,   strongly   condemns the position  taken hy the management of the properties in question,
and counsels working men everywhere
and those  favorahly  disposed  towards
organized labor to be governed by this
A. SIIILLAND, Secretary.
* ^M>$^4><H>M><&$><$��&&&&&$��$>Q ik^^'t^H^>^''$^4>^^MrM^H^^i^'f
Do not Delay your ordeis for Xmas
Cakes and Puddings.
| tfiQ3    U>eels    "(Ruts
Currants     IRaisins
fllMnce fiDeat    Sams ano 3eUtes f
WagStaffe's Lemon and Fig in i lb. glass is delicious.
Silverton, 36.(5.
Recognised by the Travelling
Public, Miners and Mining
Men to be the Best Hotel in
the Slocan. The bar is stocked with the choicest quenchers.
I. fll>. Spencer * prop
To Michael Penrose, or to whomsoever
he may have transferred his interest
in lhe "Young Rambler" mineral
claim,    situated    near   McGuigan,
located the 3rd day of October, 1900,
recorded  the 17th dav of October,
1900, in the Slocan Mining Division
of West Kootenay District.
You are hereby notified that I have
expended $102.50 in labor and improvements on the above-mentioned mineral
claim, under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within 90 days from the
cnte of this notice you fail or refuse to
ontribute your proportion of theabove-
mentionetl sum, together with  all costs
of advertising, your interest in Ihe said
claim will become the propefty of the
undersigned, under  section   4 ol   the
Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900.
Dated  at Snndon, this 27th  day of
November, 190G.
For Sale.
Sandon. Adjoining Clifton House.
Building is 40 x 28, Lot extends
from Reco Avenue to Main Street.
Apply to���
Excursions!*) Eastern Canada
With Through Tourist Car to Chicago.
To Toronto, Montreal and Points WeEt
Round  tf'Q') OT
Trip      <J>Oo��*OD
Tickets on sale Nov. 24th to Dec. 31.
Round trip First-Class Tickets:
St. Hyacinthe (Quebec)  $8.1.55
Dalboiisie (N.B.)     93 95
Halifax (N.S )  100.80
Sydney >   104 25
Good for three months with privilege
of extending ticket. Going by Chicago,
stop-over allowed east of Detroit and
Port Huron.
G. E. McCREADY, Agent, Sandon, B.C.
S  G. Yerkecc, P. II. llurnhani
Seattle, Wash.    Grand Forks, B.C.
The Leading Hotel of the Silvery Slocan
The Filbert
5andon, B. C.
Headquarters for flDinin-a anb travelling flDen
Meals First Class. Bar, The Best
���Rooms laroe, Clean anb Cos?.
Bennett & ^Bruder.
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j J. R. Cameron *
THie Kootenay Tailor
tlbe San&on
IRobt. Cunntno proprietor.
A Home from Home.      Fully equipped for High-Class     ���
Trade.    Excellent Accommodation and
Splendid Cuisine Always.
Personal supervision given to the wants of Our Patrons.
Cbolcest Xiquors, Mines anb Cl-gars.
^���^���������������������������-f-H^^-f-H-H-f'* ���*���*+++���*���+ ���*>������*>���*���>**> **>+->��� -f+->-f+-f��� ���M-f"*'
Hurry up
and Purchase
As we have decided to keep
on Selling our entire stock
at Slaughter Prices until all
is sold.
Visitors to Sandon should not fail to test the
Excellent quality of the "shots" at this famous saloon.
Rooms. The very choicest liquors, Wines and Cigars
always on hand.     ::    An excellent Pool Table.
^- Nourishing-^
* **M**,H^*'K��***4***,H^^^**l*'l; SW ���^���i^*^M���*���:'������l*v���l":<���J'���*���l������J���*l���**���J������^'<���4���*.;.
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Underwear       !
The Largest and Best Asrortinent in town. |
Black, White, Heavy and Medium. '���;
Also Stansfield's Sweaters.     $
Save Money
Get in on the
ground floor.
% 1 Atherton
& CO,
Certificate or Improvements.
"Chicago Fractional" nnd "Pullman Fraction")" mineral claims, situate In tho
Hlncau Mining Division of West Koutennj'
district. Whore located:���Ou Cody Creek
hIojio ol "Freddie Leo" mountain.
Tnko notice thnt I, A. I). Docksteader, as
intent for Frank 1'. O'Neill, ftco minor's corticate No. B 78080, intend, 00 days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a
C'ertillcate ol Improvements for too purpose
of obtaining a Crown ti rant of tho above claims
And further take notice that action, under
lection '17, must be commenced before tho issuance of Biieh certificates of improvements.
rated this 10th day of November, A. D 1%0.
:. 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.
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Virginian Block, Sandon
4i tti A A ��j- 'I* *?�� *i- *t* "1�� 4t AA A iti A A A A A A A A A   irA   A A A A A A A rfi A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A ��j
There in no better house in the Kootenays for
the Mining Man to make his Headquarters.
Visitors will find an up-to-date style of doing
business, and tho Barkoeps arc artists in their
The Finest Wines and Liquors and Choicest Brands of Cigars
McLeod & Walmsley   -    Props.
Sandon Bakery.
Families Supplied
Fresh Groceries
In Adjoining Premises.
No. 8i.      W. F. M.
Meets every Saturday oven ing at 7:30
p. m. Visiting Brothers are cordially
invited to attend.
10-lv A, Shilland, Secretary.
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Sandon Aerie
No 853.
Meets in Fratenity Hall the last Monday evening of every month.
J. E. Cameron, W. President.
5'       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 fllMners' Tttnfon Mospital.
Open to the Public.
Bates by Subscription $1.00 per month. Non-subscrilicrs $2.00 per diem.
 Hospital Staff	
Address Communications To The Secretary.
Colin J. Campbell I EjjjjEl -1
Assayer  Notary Public  Conveyancing
pobox.01 NEW DENVER, B.C.
St. James' Hotel
New Denver, BX.
Visitors to New Denver, the beauty spot
ol the Continent, will find this hotel
to be thoroughly equipped for
for the comfort of Tourists.
Well stocked Bar.
Excellent boating. Grand  scenery.
A. JACOBSON - - - Proprietor.
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, may save
money by getting his
Shoes Made to Order.
For a Mining Slioe
there ia nothing better
than the* famous BAl.,
with n good, solid,
'hand made bottom	
These shoes can only bo got by
leaving vour order with
P.   W. WARD
"Shoemaker - Sandon
Montreal, Toronto
nnd all points west thereof in
Ontario and Quebec
on Application,
Ticket- on sale daily November 24
to December 31
Old Country Kates
$93.35 liiiiurn
Return Ocean Fares:
Saloon Second        Strorape
$95 U0 (76.00 -,54 0o'
and tip according to steamer.
For detailed information, sailings,
ocean steamers', First Class or
Tourist Sleeper reservations,
apply to local agents or write to
E. J. Covi.b, J h. Cartkh,
YHIlCOllVOr Nelson.
. A. M. Lowe
Visits Sandon, Trout Lako
Ferguson and Gerrard regularly.
Head Office: KASLO, B.C.
E. m. Mibbovvson
Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead, each, $1.00
Gold-Silver..$1.50 Silver-Lead. .$1.50
Zinc. .$2.00 Gold Silver with Copper or
Lead.. 2 50.
Prompt attention given to all samples.
25 per cent, discount upon five samples.
P,0  Drawer, 1108 Phone Afi7
1JS 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 .*- uinmer
Excellent Boating, Fishing
and Hunting.
Good Sample Rooms.
A. BRUDER Local Ag-nt,   Parcels left
Filbert; Hotel receive prompt attention'
��an&on TLobQe,
No. 24.
K. of P.
Meets every Wednesday
evening at 7.30 in Fraternity Hall.   Visiting Brethren  cordially
invited. GEO. II UPTON. CO.
        A. ShilicAmo, K of R, '& g
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