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Slocan Mining Review 1908-07-09

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 Devoted   to   Advertising   the
Mineral Resources aud Large
Fruit   growilig   Area  iu   the
fertile Slocan Valley.
Printed  in Ni
Beauty Spot of
and  the  Hub of the richest
Silver-Lead District ou Earth.
No. 46   Vol, 2.
NEW DENVER, British Columbia, Thursday, July 9, 1908.
Single Copies 5c.
St James' Hotels
I'irst-class Rooms; First-class Meals; First-class Bar; Special
attention to Tourists; Luxury and comfort when visiting this
favorite summer resort absolutely guaranteed. Guides furnished for Hunting and Mountain Climbing Parties. Gasoline
launch in connection. Incomparable Scenery and Climate.
Facing lake and glacier this hotel offers all that is required
to make your visit a memorable one.     Write or wire to���
A. Jacobson. Prop., New Denver, B.C.
Bread, Pastry, Etc, etc.
Box -44.
Situate at New Denver, B.C., the most beautiful place in
British Columbia, this modern and picturesque Hotel offers to
Tourists and the traveling public all the attractions and
creature comforts that heart of man desires. Facing the
glorious Slocan Lake, where boating and angling may be indulged in all the year round, an uninterrupted view of the
famous Glacier and snow clad peaks may be witnessed at all
times from the veranda. Rooms, single or en suite, reserved
by wire.    Gasoline launch at disposal of Tourists.    Apply to
local ano General.
Service will be held in the Presbyterian
Church at 11 a.m. on Sunday next, and
at Silverton, 7 30. Sunday S'chool and
ordinary service will be combined in
Njw Denver.    XV. M. Chalmers, Pastor.
Mrs. Geo. Anderson has arrived from
the Cariboo country on a visit to her
daughter, Mib. W. M. Chalmers.
J. T. Black and Herman Clever returned on Monday alter a trip to Cal-
C. B. Sward, of] New Westminster,
Dominion Fisheries Inspector, and J.
McLeod, Local Fisheries Inspector, came
in on Monday. Tlie object of their
visit is in connection with the re-stock-
in? ot the lake with fish, and aleo to
instruct the sawmills of their responsibilities in damping sawdust, Every
precaution ia to be taken in future to
keep tlie lake free from any deleterious
substance which may have an effect on
the lives of the fish, and for that purpose, Mr. McLeod will make periodical
visits to 11,is district.
Wm. Valentin*1, who will be remembered by many as an old timer in
IhcBe parts, arrived here on Mondny.
He le't lure some time ago for Nevada,
and has travelled a great deal, principally around Mexico. He is interested
in some milling claims at the head ol
Four Mile, and intends to either work
his claims or make a deal.
Herbert Cue and T. T. Rankine are
the first two to climb our glacier this
sea on. Tliey report eight feet of snow
at the foot. The whole trip occupied
only 50 hours. Mr. Rankine has favoured us with an accountof their outing,
whicli will be found in another part of
our coin inns.
R. Cunning, proprietor ol the Samlon
Hotel, Sandon, came down to the Lucerne on Monday for a sun bath.
Dikd���At Three Forks on Snnd.iy, July
5th, Alice, the beloved wife of T.
Trenery, of Three Forks. Tlie inter
ment took place on Monday evening
at ��� Now Denver Cemetery and was
attendcJ by a large number of friends.
Mr. Thomas Trenery and family, and
relatives desire to return their warmest
thanks to all the citizens nnd ftiends
fo ��� the kindness and sympathy ihown
tliem in their leccnt sad bereavement,
a nl especially to the three ladies, Mrs.
Kelly, Mr.*". Tingle, and Mrs. Sloan, who
stood by us witli such unwearying kindness ilnring thn time our loved one win
called upon to suffer. We also tender
out h mtiVlt thanks to the people of
New Denver for their expressions of
sympathy and attendance at the funeral
For the summer season, Nelson's Drug
Store will close at 7 pm.
A fine specimen of Mason it Risch's
celebrated pianofortes can be seen (by
kind consent) at Missionary Baynes1
residence by appointment.
W. Springer, an old timer in Ihe Slocan, and who is now a representative of
Finch & Campbell, Spokane, Wash.,
was here last week looking over mining
properties. He predicts that a good
time is in store for the Slocan, and that
the next yeiror eo will witness a great
influx of mining men to tbis part of tlie
Mrs. Martin, of Chicago, who is at
present staying in Medicine Hat, Alta.,
was in town last week on a business
visit. She is contemplating buying land
in the Slocan and making ,her home
here, f-'he expressed herself as being
highly satisfied with the district as one
affording excellent opportunities for the
A reader informs ns that damp earth
applied to a bee or wasp sting will give
instant relief. He has tried it several
times with success.
Mrs. Jack McKinnon, of Silverton,
was a visitor to town on Wednesday.
George Tetty, owner of the Bachelor
mine, arrived'back at Three Forks on
It pays to read the advertisements of
enterprising home merchants. They
are the people who make it possible to
bave conveniences right at your door, eo
to speak.
Dont forget the Midsummi r Festival
at Mr. St. Clair Brindle'a on Wednesday afternoon and evening, July 15th.
Icecrtam andc.ike, confectionery lemonade, Strawberries and cream, will be
sold. The proceeds will be in aid of the
Methodist Church.
A meeting will beheld in the Farmer's
Institute on Monday evening next, at
8-30, when Mr. Thos. Brydon, of Victoria, will deliver a lecture on "Fruit
Growing."    Everybody invited.
For Sale.���15 full grown chickens,
and about 150 young ones. All for $16
cash.   Apply "Heviow" office.
The first of what is to be hoped will
be a large number of visitors to the
glacier this year were Herbert Cue and
myself. We set off last Friday���an unfortunate day, as must he admitted by
those w ho took part in the picnic of
that day���for it rained steadily most of
lhe time, and rain overhead and wet
brush underneath are not cunducive to
the proper appreciation of the delights
of mountain climbing, In spite, however, of the adverse conditions, good
progress was mado, canin being struck
for the night at the foot of the second
falls (Blunionauer Fall-).
The work done on the trail last full is
a tremendous help on the way. Most
folks know where Table Rock is and
already the trail is a considerable distance beyond. Indeed, were the way
opened to the top of the first falls, and
tbere is no one who could not then make
the trip. The way from the present
end of the trail to Thomson Falls is
through fallen timber whicli forms in
dry weather au excellent pathway, and
one who has the nerve to use the
sidewalk from the Bank of Montreal to
the Melhoilist Church need have no fear
for there they run greater lisk cf fractal es, etc., than they would on the
sound, fitm logs. But a trail will be
better, and thu Town Improvement So-
cieiy hope this year, by getting together
bees of willing workeis, to push the
!*ooil woik another step onward this
Between Thomson and Bluemenauer
falls there is a level ttack through whicli
the creek wends its way -slowly and tortuously, flanked by trees of large size
with numerous tracks of deer running
to lho water at various spots.
We crossed lhe fiat on the left side of
the stream, but the proposed route for
the trail is on the right, and I would
like to tuggrst that this be adopted if
for no other reason than that it would
leave the creek amidst its natural sur-
rouudiugs and thus be a constant beauty
spot. A g'a'ier is a good tiling to go to,
but if tin* way thitherward presents
spots chaim ing to the eye, lhe value of
the journey is enhanced.
Blumenauer Falls at this season presents a charming picture. Over lhe
horseshoe ridge there arc streaming no
less than seven waterfalls and the
effect of the early sunlight p'nying on
tiiese can be more c.isily imagined than
described. The ascent to the flat above
Blumenauer Falls is very easy, and the
entire lime occupied in getting thence
to the glacier is only about three hours.
Between Blumenauer Falls and the
Glacier is an extensive flat on which is
a tarn as lovely as anything I have
ever seen. It ia almost circular, and
from its edge the trees ascend in unbroken ranks. Inlo it flows a brook
"Chatters over stony ways
In little sharps and trebles,"
and tho trout ensemble is such that one
could forget he is in the midst of
mighty mountains, and almost fancy
himself in the Tio.'sachs of Scotland���
the scenery for a moment loses its
grandeur taking on a daintiness of
beauty which more than anything
marks the Scottish hills.
Unfortunately, because of the depth
of snow and our entire unacqnaintance
with the location of the crevasses,  we
did not cr���s3 the glacier. Though in
this we were disappointed, yet our
journey was amply repaid by tho magnificent view got from the altitude at
which we were. I never was more
reminded of some of the sceneiy in the
Southern Alps, but conld almost fancy
I was looking down on Lakes Wiikatipu,
Wanaka, llawea, were it not that here
everything looks richer Lecau.e of the
timber clothing our mountain's sides.
From a spectacular point of view it
will indeed be a pity should this dress
be lost.
Though we saw everywhere numerous tracks of deer, all the game we
actually did see wa9 two goals, and perhaps it would be as well, Mr. Editor,
���to remark that we were not at lhe time
looking iu a mirror. They were very
much surprised at our appearance���so
surprised in-leid that they would not
move till urged by the peisuasive influence of a stone.
I was astonished at the variety of
flora I met- and I ccitainly would like
to have had a little more time to examine it. All the varieties of flowers
we have already had this season are in
full bloom in the higher altitudes���
yellow violet, bur-marigold, wild sunflowers, columbine in most delicate
tints uf yellow, etc., etc. Besides these
there were many entirely new to me.
Near the top, heather, both white and
red, grows in profusion, so tbe epithet,
"Heather Hills,"applies to more thau
it was originally intended for.
I am afraid my cxpeiiences will seem
lame, but I notice that experiences
always are, unless they are associated
wiih some accident or fatality. This
being so, tame cxpeiiences are, in my
opinion, much to be preferred.
The Kilties band, on the way to
Revelstoke, favoured Nakusp with a
program of an hour, and the town
turned out in a body.
News reached here on Wednesday
of the very serious illness of Mr. Jos.
Clemens, in Spokane.
Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Bulger went to
Revelstoke to hear the Kilties band.
The members of the Dramatic Club
met at the residence of F. W. Jordan
on Saturday evening to bid farewell to
Miss Moore who was a valued member
of the club.
and waB kept very busy.
in two weeks.
J.   Morrison, dentist, of Revel-
was in town  for several days,
He will return
The Slocan's Welcome to The
Large Crowd Attends Meeting
Held in Open Air.
From our Correspondent.
Our celebration on July 1st was a
great huccubh. The first event on the
program was the Calithumpian
proce.sloi, Messrs. Bulger, Abbie,
Will nnis,. and Masters Howell Jordan
ami Charlie Vandeburgh as the whole
Dam family, captured the first prize.
Next came the children's sports, and
every child drew a prize. One of the
best events was tilting thj bucket. It
caused a great dial of amusement.
In the 1 idies shouting contest, Mrs. J.
C. Morrison came first with Mrs. L. J.
Edwards second. The log chopping
provided a good conleBt, Mr. R. Hart-
ling winning first place. In the sawing, Messrs. LaBrtish and Harlow
came first, The men's boat race went
to Thos. Anthony, and Miss Olive Vandeburgh won the ladies'. In the swimming race, Ernie got fiist, Julius Dougal second. After the day's
spotts an enjoyable dance was given by
the Knights of Pythias, which wound
np a celebration voted one of the best
ever held in Nakuep.
Mrs. Robt. Abbie and children are
visiting Slocan.
Mies B. Moore, who has been school
teacher here for two years, hae resigned
and left for her home in Victoria.
Miss Meore, during her stay here, made
many friends, who regret very .much
her departure.
Mrs. McKittrick left on a trip lo
San Francisco and other cities. She
expects to be away about six weeks.
Silverton Items.
Jack McKinnon has gone to the
Standaid mine, after two month's work
on his properly at Arlington Basin and
Lemon Creek.    	
Mrs. Bcnedum and daughter, of Slocan, were visitors to Silverton on Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. James MacAulay, with
their little daughter, left for tlieir home
at Princo Edward leland on Monday
last. Mr. nnd Mrs. MacAulay during
their stay in li. C. made many fiiends,
who keenly felt their departure. They
take with them the good wishes of the
community for a safe and pleasant jonr-
ney home. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Mc
Kenzie and two daughters, Misses May
and Lila, of Sandon, left same day on
a visit to their home at St. Peter's Bay,
P. E. I. The former intend to make
their home at St. Peter'B Bay, while
the latter only intend remaining a few
Owing to the Hewitt tram being out'
of repair, several men were laid off for
a few days this week. �����
Several families have taken np their
quarters in Silverton during the pust
few months. This speaks in silence:
"Silverton is the coming town of the
Mr. Sandywood returned to Silverton
on the 7th from Glengarry, Ont., where
he has been for some weeks visiting hie
home. He repot ts a pleasant visit,
having had a shake of the glad hand
from many old friends. He left on
Wednesday for Slocan City, where he
goes (o work at the Ottawa mine.
Mr. George Hoops, of Spokane, Wash.,
is visiting here, the guest otitis brother-
in-law, Mr. Grover Taylor.
Mr. Bouchard, of Three Forks, went
to woik at the Standard mine last week.
Several of our citizens attended the
Celebration at Nelson. They aro all
home and report having had a jolly
good time. |
The Slocan City dance, held last Fri
day evening, is reported by onr citizens
who attended to have been all that could
be desired, The guests from Silverton
were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Malloy, Miss T.
McKinnon, Wm. Lawson, and George
, *i
Slocan Fruit Lands
We have them in large and small
blocks,  in   every  portion  of the  district,
at all prices*    Write me for particulars*
R. W. MOERAN, Managei
The people of tbe Slocan united yesterday in giving a fitting* welcome to
tlieir premier, tho Hon. R. MeBride,
and parly. Before noon a number of
visitors from Sandon and Three Forks
came into town to join in the welcome.
At 3.45 the special train conveying the
premier, Mr. VV. Hunter, Hon. Dr.
H. E. Young and Hon. F. J. Fulton,
steamed into Rosebeiy. There they
were met by the fleet of New Denver
launches, and a beautiful sail down the
lake to Silverton was thoroughly enjoyed by the distinguished visitors.
Their arrival at Silverton was heralded
with a royal salute, and was awaited
by a large crowd. After Mr. Hunter
had introduced the guests to the citizens, tlie premier delivered a brief address in which he heartily thanked the
people for the cordial welcome which
was given to him and his colleagues,
and characterized the visit as one that
would long live in their memories.
Whilst he wished to emphasize that
the visit was strictly non-political, he
would venture the remaik," that in
throwing in tlieir lot with the present
administration, by returning a Conservative member in the person of Wm.
Hunter, the Slocan had best served its
own interests.
Three cheers and a "tiger" were
then called for the Premier, which were
enthusiastically given, as was another
for Mr. W. Huuter. The party shortly afterward left for New Denver.
As the Ministers approached the Bosun Hall, the children of New Denver,
under the leadership of Mr. Rankine,
broke into a patriotic song, which, followed by an exhibition of physical drill
and another chorus, won loud enconi-
ums of praise from the bystanders. Dr.
Voung, Minister of Education, addressed
the children, expressing his pleasure at
tlieir efficiency and complimenting* their
teacher on his work. Later in the evening Mr. Fulton claimed that the children's exhibition ehowed the good results of the School Ac', in that when it
was passed, New Denver waB the first to
take advantage of it, and by raising the
salaries uf their teachers obtained a
high standard of proficiency.
The public meeting was held in the
open air, a wise proceeding, as the
numbers present on such a hot night
would have rendered lhe hall almost unbearable in the course of tlie proceedings. Mr. Hunter, our local M.L.A.,
presided, and on the platform be.-Mes
the Premier, Dr. Young, and Mr. Pulton, were Mr. Taylor, M.L.A. for Revelstoke, and Mr. Schofield, member for
In a few words Mr. Hunter introduced
tlie Premier, who in opening, referred
t.i the splendid day's entertainment provided for himself and patty, stating
that the uniqueness of it and the spon-
tauiety made it exceptionally pleasing.
After complimenting the Slocan for
having at the lust election shown that it
was side by aide with the majority of
B.C. he went on to contrast conditions
in the Province now with what they
were on his assuming oflloi\ He pointed out, that instead of an erayty treasury, imminent bankruptcy, and a lack
of credit in thu financial world, B.C.
had prospered to a marked extent. The
methods securing this were those which
would most usually imperil an administration, but the people recognizing thc
inevitable, had siood by him in spite ol
increased taxation. Thia taxation, however, he said, was levied not on the
workers but on corporations hitherto
incdeqtiately taxed. His government
had been called aC. P. R. government,
but could this epithet be applicable
when it was known that the taxes on
that corporation alone had been increased 500 per cent. He had been
warned that this policy would interfere
with the developcment of the country,
but what was the result? Ill the last
year or two and at present, there was
more railway construction going on iu
the province than there had been since
Ihe C. P. It. transcontinental was finished, and this was being done without
tlie cost to the province of a single dollar or an acre of land. In this connection he referred to the relations between
the Dominion and Provincial parliaments ovjr the question of a terminal
for the G. T. P., pointing out that by
an order-in-council from Ottawa, the
provincial parliament was expected to
hand over Indian reserve at Prince Rupert, though his government had absolutely refused, claiming, that should the
Indians surrender the land, it belonged,
not to the dominion, but lo the province
which must have a say in itB disposal.
The beneficial result of this could be
seen when it was known that the province now owned one quarter interest  in
the terminal and suburban land, the
revenue from which in succeeding years
help considerably in liquidating the entire public debt.
This policy he contrasted with the
policy in force when the local railways,
tho N. & S. ami K. & S. were constructed. This wns only done at the cost io
the province of thousands of acres of
land, aud in spite of this generous treatment, these railways not only gave an
inefficient service wliich was the cause
of constant complaint, but one of them
had actually threatened to cut off Sandon altogether from !t's svstem, surely
a desperate coudit'on of affairs. And
this condition had come about because
tlie interests of the people were not protected. He claimed that his government was a business government wilh a
business policy in its relations to railways, and that it was justified iu that
the railways pay five times the taxation, get no grant** of money or land,
yet there was moe construction going
on now than ever before in the history
of B.C.
Coming to local conditions and tha
possible recrudesence of mining properties in the district to the stale in whicli
it was fifteen or sixteen years ago, Mr.
MeBride pointed out that no new conditions were to be met, there was no
new mineral zone to be discovered, that
tlie price of minerals, especially of lead
and zinc, which abound in the Slocan,
was at present very low, The dominion
bounty would help, but only to a small
extent. His hearers could depend that
as Minister of Mines he could safely
proiniBo that the present government
would do all that could consistently be
done to aid tbis district.
The Premier went on lo say that
apart from mine resources the district
had a staple asset in fruit lands, and
that following the publiciiy methods of
tho government, lie hoped to see great
development in this direction.
Thanking the audience again for the
reception given to hiin and hiB colleagues, tile Premier sat d iwn amidst
loud and prolonged applause.
Mr. Young, who spoke next, referred
to the possibilities of the fruit industry
and then passed on to his own department, that of education. He claimed
thnt the School Act has justified itself
in the greater interest shown by the
people in its enabling the government
to extend the system and so encourage
settlement by providing educationa
He again referred in most flattering
terms to the local school, and spoke of
the high standing of the instruction
given there. He also mentioned that
a flag was to be provided, which was to
be raised and saluted by the children as
a constant reminder of what it stood
for and to inculcate pride in our country
both in itself and as a part of the great
est empire in the world.
Mr. Fulton emphasized the importance of the Irrigation question. He
stated his belief that the water clauses
Act could be amended to advantage,
but that this was not to be harshly
tampered with because irrigation was
practically in an experimental stage,
and hasty legislation might have to be
withdrawn within a short time. He
referred to the Commission appointed
last year and to the irrigation expert
engaged by the government and stated
that only the lateness in the receipt
of the report prevented the passing of
an act last session. It was his intention to publish an act almost immediately, that it may be read by the
parties interested so that their suggestions and criticisms might be had before legislation was enact d next session.
The meeting was also addressed by
Messrs. Schofield and Taylor, after
which the Premier moved that the
thanks of the meeting be accorded to
the Chairman, Mr. Hunter, and to the
Headmaster, Mr. Rankine, and to
those in charge of the proceedings.
The adoption of the motion closed what
all must admit was an enjoyable and
instructive gathering.
A nnblic banquet wns tendered to
the Ministers and this passed oil with
tlie greatest eclat in spite of the fact
that it was found necessary to curtail
it for the sake of those leaving by boat
for Silverton and SI ican.
A most successful and enjoyable
dance was held at Slccan in the I.O.O.F.
Hall on Friday evening lust. There
were several vi-itors from Silverton.
At midnight all the guests were assembled
and sat down to a sumptuous Fourth
of Ju'y champagne supper, generously
provided by that genial host, Frank
Griffith, proprietor of the Arlington
Hotel, and midst the popping of coiks
everyone made merry and voted him a
jolly good fellow.
Frank Griffith, manager of the Wcstmont mine, and proprietor of the Arlington Hotel. Slocan, has been spending a few days at tho above mine, and
returned on Wednesday.
A. St. Clair Brindle and H. Twigg
returned on Monday, after surveying
land near Slocan Junction.        , , THI   SLOCAN   MINING   REVIEW,   NEW   DENVER,   B. C.
Author   pi   "The   Return   ol   Sherlock
Oopyrluht, 1803, by Harper * Brothers
woman who was always full
of self restraint and of cool
resource. With a frank smile
of greeting she advanced with outstretched hand.
"This is Indeed a pleasure," said sbe.
But Mine, de Montespan was very
angry, so angry Hint she wns evidently
milking strong efforts to keep herself
within control and to avoid breaking
Into a furious outburst. She disregarded her rival's outstretched hand
and turned toward the kiug, who had
been looking at her with a darkening
"I fear thnt I Intrude, sire."
"Your entrance, madame, is certainly
somewhat abrupt."
"I must crave pardon If It Is so.
Since this lady has been the governess
of my children I have been In the habit of comiug into her room unannounced."
"As far as I am concerned, you are
most welcome to do so," suid her rival,
with perfect composure.
"I confess thut 1 hud not even thought
It necessary to ask your permission,
nindnme," tho other answered coldly.
"Then you shall certainly do so iu
tho future, madame," suld the king
sternly. "It ls my express order to
ydu that every possible respect Is to
be shown in every way to this lady."
"Oh, to this lady!" with a wave of
her hand In her direction. "Your majesty's commands are of course our
laws. But I must remember that it
ls this lady, for sometimes one may
get confused as to which name It Is
that your majesty has picked out for
She was superb ln her pride and her
fearlessness as sho stood, with her
sparkling blue eyes and her heaving
bosom, looking dowu upon her royal
lover. Angry as he waB, his gaze lost
something of Its sternness as it rested
upou her round full throat and the
delicate lines of her shapely shoulders.
i "There Is nothing to be gained, madame, by being insolen*" said he.
' "Truth ls always mistaken for Insolence, sire, at the court of France."
I "You forget yourself, madame. I
beg that you will leave the room."
1 "I must first remind your majesty
that I was so far honored as to havo
an appointment this afternoon. At 4
o'clock I hnd your royal promise that
you would come to me. I cannot doubt
that your majesty will keep that promise in spite of tho fascinations which
you may find here."
j "I should have come, madame, but
the clock, as you may observe, ls half
nn hour slow, and tho time had passed
before I was aware of it."
"I beg, sire, thut you will not let
thnt distress yon. I am returning to
my chamber, and 5 o'clock will suit
me as well as 4."
"I thank you, madame, but I hnve
not found this interview so pleasant
that I should seek another."
"Then your majesty will break your
"Silence, madame! This ls Intolerable!"
1 "It Is Indeed intolornble!" cried the
angry lndy, throwing nil discretion to
the winds. "Oh, I am not afraid of
you, sire. I have loved you, but I have
never foured you. I lenve you here. I
deave you with your conscience and
lyour���your lady confessor. But one
iword of truth yon shnll hear beforo I
Igo. You have been false to your wife,
and you huve been fulse to your mis-
'trcss, but It Is only now thnt I find thnt
;you can bo fnlse nlso to your word."
She swept hlm an Indignant courtesy
innd glided with head erect out of the
I The king sprang from his ehnlr as If
he had been stung. Accustomed as he
'was to his gentle little wife and the
eveu gentler La Vnlllero, such language as this hnd never before intrud-
,oil Itself upon the royal enrs. And then
his whole soul rose up In nnger nt her,
(at the woman who hud dared to raise
her voice against him. He gnve an lii-
'nrticulate cry of rage nnd rushed to
the door.
1 "Sire!" Mme. de Maintenon, who
had watched keenly the swift play of
his emotions over his expressive fnce,
took two quick steps forward uud luid
her hnnd upon his arm.
"I will go nfter her."
"And why, sire'/"
"To forbid her the court."
"But, sire"���
"You henrd her! It ls Infamous! I
shnll go."
"But, sire, could you not write?"
"No, no; I shnll see her." He pulled
open the door.
"Oh, sire, be firm, then!" It wns with
nn anxious face that she watched hlm
stiirt off, walking rapidly, with angry
gestures, down tho corridor. Then she
turned buck nnd, dropping upon her
knees on the prie-dieu, bowed her head
in prayer for the king, for herself and
for France,
De Catlnat, the gunrdsmnn, had employed himself lu showing his young
friend from over the water all the wonders of the greut palace.
De Cntinnt had arranged thnt the
American should remain with his
friend Major do Brissac, ns tlie time
had come round for his own second
turn of guard. He hud hnrdly stationed
himself in the corridor when he wns
astonished to see the king, without escort or attendants, walking swiftly
down the passage. His delicate face
was disfigured with anger, nnd his
mouth wus set grimly, like that of a
man who hnd tnken a momentous resolution.
"Officer of the guard," snld he shortly. |
"Yes, sire."
"I wish your nsslstnnee." '
"I nm ut your command, sire."
"Is there u subaltern hero?"
"Lieutenant do la Tremoullle Is at
the side guard."
"Very well. You will plnce hlm l.i
Command.    You Will yourself go to the
apartment of M. de Vlvonne.   if he is
not then* V011  nniut go nnd  peek- hlm.
Wherever he  is  you must find him
within the hour."
"Yes, sire."
"You will give him nn order rroni
me. At C o'clock he is to be iu bis carriage nt the east gate of the palace.
His sister, Mine, de Montespan, will
await bim there, uiu! he ls charged by
me to drive her to tbe chateau of Petit
Bourg. You will tell him thnt he is answerable to me for her arrival there."
"Yes, sire." De Cutinnt raised his
sword in salute and started upon his
The king passed on down the corridor and opened a door which led him
into a magnificent anteroom, all one
blaze of mirrors and gold, furnished
to a marvel with the most delicate
ebony nnd silver suit, on n deep red
carpet of Aleppo, as soft und yielding
as the moss of a forest.
Without knocking, he opened the
door farther nud pnssed on Into the
lady's boudoir.
It wns n lnrge nud lofty room, very
different from that from wliich he had
"All is over forever   between us,"  he
cried harshly.
just come. Three long windows from
ceiling to floor took up one side, and
through the delicnte pink tinted blinds
the evening sun enst a subdued and
dainty light. At tho farther side,
prone upou an ottoman, her fnce
buried in the cushion, her beautiful
white arms thrown over It, the rich
colls of her brown hair hanging in disorder across the long curve of her
ivory neck, Iny, like a drooping flower,
the woman whom he hud come to discard.
At tho sound of tho closing door she
had glanced up, nnd thou, nt sight of
the king, she sprung to her feet nnd
ran toward him, her hands out, her
blue eyes bedim mod with tears.
"Ah, sire," she cried, with a pretty
little sunburst of joy through her tenrs,
"then I have wronged you! I hnve
wronged you cruelly! But you have
come after nie to toll nie thnt you
hnve forgiven nie!" She put her arms
forward with tlie trusting air of a
pretty child who claims au embrace
as her due, but tlie king stepped swiftly back from her.
"All is over forever between us," ho
cried harshly, "Your brother will
nwnit you nt the enst gate at 0 o'clock,
und It ls my command that you wnit
there until you receive my further
She staggered back ns if he had
struck her.   "Leave you!" she cried.
"You must lenve the court."
"The court! Aye, willingly; this instant! But you! Ah, sire, you ask
whnt is impossible."
"I do not nsk, madame; I order.
Since you have learned to abuse your
position, your presence has become in-
tolerable. The united kings of Europe
have never dared to speak to me as
you hnve spoken today. Such things
are not done twice, uiadnme. You see
your* mistake now. At 0 o'clock you
leave Versailles forever." His eyes
flashed nnd his smnll upright figure
seemed to swell in the violence of his
Indignation, while she leaned away
from him, one hand across her eyes.
"Oh, I hnve been wicked!" she cried.
"I know it; I know it! How could 1
spcuk to you so! How could I! Oh,
that some blight mny come upon this
unhappy tongue! I, who have had
nothing but good from you! I to Insult
you, who nre the author of all my happiness! Oh, sire, forgive me, forgive
me; for pity's sake forgive me!"
Louis wus by nature a kind hearted
man. Ills feelings were touched, and
his pride nlso wns flattered by the
abasement of this beautiful nnd
hnughty woman. His face softened
somewhat ln Its expression ns he
glanced nt her, but he shook his hend,
and his voice wus ns firm ns ever as he
"It Is useless, mnilnmo," said he. "I
have thought this mutter over for a
long time, and your madness today has
only hurried whnt must In nny ense
huve taken place. You must lenve the
"I will leave the pnlace. Sny only
that you forgive me. Oh, sire, I cannot
bear your anger. It crushes me down.
I am not strong enough. It Is not banishment, it Is death to which you sentence me, Think of our long years of
love, sire, and say that you forgive me.
,Ok, Will you not give your anger up
for mine? My Ood, he weeps! Oh, I
am saved; I nm saved!"
"No, no. madame," cried the king,
dashing liis hand across his eyes. "You
sec tho weakness of the man, but you
shall also see the firmness of the king.
As to your Insults today. I forgive tliem
freely, If that will make you more happy in your retirement, nut a tune nas
come wheu it is necessary to review
our past life and to prepare for that
which Is to come."
"Ah, sire, you pain me. You are not
yet in the prime of your years, and you
speak as if old ago were upon you. In
a score of years from now it may be
time for folks to say that ngo has made
a change in your life."
The king winced. 'Who say so?" he
cried angrily.
"Oil, sire, It slipped ft om me un-
OWareS. Think no more of It. Nobody
Bays so.   Nobody.''
"You lire hiding something from me.
Who Is it who says this?"
"Oh, sire, It was but foolish court
gossip, nil unworthy of your attention,
'i'o me. sire, you-flro-ns Dleaslna aud as
gracious  as  wncn you nrst won  ine
heart of Mile. Tounuy-Charente."
The king smiled ns he looked at the
beautiful woman before him.
"In very truth," said he, "I can say
that there has been no such grent
changes in Mile. Tonnny-Cbarente either. But still it Is best that we should
part, Franeolse."
"You have but to uame the place,
slre^-Petit Bourg, Charguy or my own
Convent of St. Joseph In the Faubourg
St. Germain. What matter where the
Dower withers when once the sun has
forever turned from it? At least the
past is my own, nnd I shnll live in the
remembrance of the dnys when none
bad come between us and when your
sweet love wns all my own. Be happy,
Sire, be happy, and think no more of
what I said about the foolish gossip of
the court. Your life lies in the future. Mine is in the past. Adieu, dear
sire, adieu!" She threw forward her
arms, her eyes dimmed over, nnd she
would have fallen had Louis not sprung
forward nnd caught her in liis nrms.
Her beautiful head drooped upon his
shoulder, her breath wns warm upon
hi.*! cheek, and the sulitle scent of her
hair was in his nostrils. Her broad
white throat was thrown back, her
eyes nlmost closed, her lips Just pnrted
enough to show the line of pearly
teeth, her beautiful face not three
Inches from his own. And then suddenly the eyelids quivered, nnd the
grent blue eyes looked up nt him lovingly, nppenllngly, half deprecating,
half challenging, her whole soul lu a
glance. Did he move? Or wns It she?
Who could tell? But their lips hnd
met In a long kiss nnd then In nnother,
and plans nnd resolutions wero streaming awny from Louis like autumn
leaves iu the west wind.
"Then I nm not to go! You would
not have the heart to send me nway,
would you?"
"No, uo; but you must not annoy me,
"I had rather die than cause you an
Instant of grief. Oh, sire, I have seen
so little of you lately! And I love you
so! It has maddened me. And then
that dreadful woman"���
"Who, then?"
"Oh, I must not speak against her.
I will be civil for your sake even to
her, the widow of old Scarron."
"Yes, yes, you must be civil. I cannot have any unpleasantness."
"But you will stay with me, sire?"
Her supple arms coiled themselves
round his neck. Then she held him for
an Instant at arm's length to feast her
eyes upo-. his face, nnd then drew him
ouce more townrd her. "You will not
leave me, dear sire. It Is so long since
you have been here."
"I will stay," said he.
"And that carriage, dear sire, at the
east door?"
"I have been very harsh with you,
Francoise. You will forgive me. Have
you paper nnd pencil, thnt I mny countermand the order?"
"They nre hero, sire, upon the side
tnble. I huve nlso a note which, If I
may leave you for nn instant, I will
write In the anteroom."
She swept out with triumph In her
eyes. It had been a terrible light, but
nil the grenter the credit of her victory. She took n little pink slip of
pnper from nn inlaid desk and dashed
off a few words upon it. They were,
"Should Mme. de Maintenon have any
message for his majesty he will be
for the next few hours lu the room of
Mme. de Montespan." This sho addressed to her rival, nnd it was sent
on the spot, together with the king's
order, in* the hn.i'.ds of a page.
(To   be   continued.'
Story of a Little Dog Which Bravely
Did Its Duty. -
Stub's master hnd gone away for the
night aud had left the dog to guard his
In lhe evening the house caught fire,
and before the fire engine arrived the
blnze had _;nlned firm hold nnd little
could be saved. Some of the meo discovered tlio dog nnd tried to conn or
drive him from the room, but Stub held
bis post His would be rescuers did all
fhey could to got hlm out. but he would
not budge. Warning growls showed
thnt he would use his teeth If the men
resorted to force, and finally in their
efforts to save the dog the firemen
turned two streams of wnter on him.
Even this did uot dislodge him.
The dog's muster wns found and
notified of the Are. When be reached
his home the roof hnd fallen ln and
the building was a muss of flames. He
gnve one clenr whistle, and Stub, who
had defied fire and water and all human inducements, bounded out of the
house and the next instant was licking
the band whlcb caressed him.
A Common Error.
There is an error of speech that li
made by almost everylvody, educated
and uneducated, careful and careless,
good speakers and bud. It Is tbe misplacing of the negative In such expressions ns "I don't think I shall go tomorrow." You see the rensou, don't
you? It is your intention to sny that
you do think, not thnt you don't think.
Therefore you should suy, "1 think I
Bhall not go tomorrow." It ts like misplacing the word "only" in such
phrases as "1 only read one book last
week," which should be, of course, "1
read only one book last week," the
"only" properly preceding the object
avt not the verb.���Chicago News.
The Reason.
"Why do you always make such a
noise when y.*u shut the front door?"
asked mamma.
"So that you will know I haven't lef��
It open, mamma," exp.-lued ^reddle.
Old Man Rail-.
Old Man Rain
At the window pane
Knocks and fumbles and rn-p. again.
His long nailed finrers slip and strain.
Old Man Rnln at the window pane
Knocks all night, but knocks in vain-
Old Man Rain.
Old Man Rain.
With battered train.
Reels and shambles along the lane.
His old gray whiskers drip and drain.
Old Man Rain, with ragged train,
Reels and staggers like one Insane-
Old Man Rain.
Old Man Rain
Is back again.
With old Mis' Wind at the window pane,
Danolng there with her tattered train.
Her old shawl flaps as she whirls again
In the wild man reel and ls torn In twain���
'Old Mis' Wind and Old Man Rain.
To Purify
The Blood
..The liver and kidneys must be enlivened by Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney-
Liver Pills.
The blood not only carries nourishment to the cells and tissues of the
body but also takes up the poisonous
waste material or ashes which remain from the fire of life.
Tnese poisonous substances can only be removed from the blood by the
liver and kidneys and th ., accounts
for the extraordinary success of Dr.
A. W. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills us
a means of purifying the blood.
By acting directly and specifically
on these organs this medicine ensures regular and healthful action
of tlie bowels and a thorough cleansing and invigorating of the whole
digestive   and   excretory   systems.
The blood is purified, digestion improves, tlie vital organs resume theii
vnrious functions, biliousness, constipation, liver complaint and kidney
trouble nre overcome and rheumatism, backaches, and n'l pains nnd
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There is no treatment sn prompt
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box. All dealers or Kdmanson,
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the fninous Receipt Book nuthor, on
every  box.
How  They  Brought  Law  and
Order to the Unruly West.
Getting   Even   with   Fra   Elbertus
Klbert Hubbard Buys he was Hearing the end of a lecture before one
thousand attentive inmates of a stnte
insnne asylum, when an old woman
cunie screaming down the uisle:
"My God! 1 oun't stand this nonsense nny longer."
"Thnt," snid the superintendent to
Mr. Hubbnrd, "is tlie first sign she
hns shown of returning sanity."���
Success Magazine.
In the treatment of summer complaints the most effective remedy
Hint can be used is Dr. J. D. Kel-
logg's Dysentery Cordial. It is a
standard preparation nnd mnny people employ it in preference to other
preparations. It is a highly concent-
ruled medicine und its sedative and
curative qualities are beyond question. It has been a popular medicine
for many yenrs and thousands can
attest its superior qualities in over-
coining dysentery and kindred complaints.
He thought he had nerve and he
proposed to the beuutiful heiress.
"Wilt  thou?"  .ie  asked  poetically.
"No," she stormed with hauteur;
"thou wilt."
And he did wilt. He wilted like n
two-ply collar ut a bull game on an
August n'ternooii.���Chicago  News.
When baby is teething the whole
household is upset. Tlie tender little
gums are inflamed and swollen, the
poor little child suffers and often cries
duy and night, wearing tne mother
out nml keeping the rest of the family on edge. In tlie homes where
Baby's Own Tablets are used there
is no such woTry. The Tablets allay
the inflammation, soothe the irritation, and bring the teeth through
painlessly. Mrs. S. Williams, St.
Joseph, Out., says: "My flrst baby
suffered terribly when cutting her
teetli and the doctor could do nothing
lor her. I got a box of Baby's Own
tablets nnd tliey did her so much
lood that I cannot sny enough in
tlieir favor. You mny be sure that
I always keep the Tablets in the
house now." Sold by all medicine
dealers or by mail at 25c a box from
The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville,    Ont.
"Little girls should be seen and not
henrd, Ethel."
"I know, mamma; but if I'm going
to be a lady when I grow up, I've
got to begin practising talking soino
time, you know."��� Yonkers Statesman.
Worms sap the strength and undermine the vitality of children. Strengthen them by using Mother Graves'
Worm Exterminator to drive out tlie
"What provisions havo you made
for my daughter's future?"
"I���I���haven't laid in the provisions yet, we thought of���er��� staying
a while with vou."
all hard, suit or calloused lumps and blera
isbes, from horses, blood spa-fin, curbs,
splints, ringbone, Bweeney, stifles, sprains, sore
and swollen Uiroal, coughs, etc. Save ��60 b.
use of one bottle. Warranted the most won
derful  Blemish   Cure  e-rer known.
(( "Your Honor," snid the receiver,
"I desire enlightenment from the
"Stnte your position."
"Having wound up the nffnirs rf
the concern nfter a week of arduous
labor I find there is but $100,000 left.
To what source uni I to look for the
balance of my fee?"���Philadelphia
Minard's   Liniment,   used   by   Physicians.
He wns filling his first prescription,
nnd when he handed it to the lndy he
told her it wns n dollar nnd ten cents.
She pnid the dollar nnd ten, and after she had gone he informed the proprietor thnt the dollar wns counterfeit.
The proprietor looked over his glnsses
at the young mnn and said:
"Well, how about the ten cents���is
that good money?"
The young man answered in the
"Oh, well," the proprietor replied,
"that's t not so bnd���we still mnke a
nicke'."���Success  Mapazine.
W. N. U. No. 888.
Life In the Wild Days When Gun Plays
Occasioned Little Comment, Yet
When There Was Always Safety In
"Leaving It to the Crowd."
The bold, reckless life of the frontier
of the middle years of the nineteenth
century and later has been often re-
cnlled by the stories of desperadoes
and bad men, but in thc birth aud
growth of the frontier cities Is a unique
phase of Amerlcau civic geuius which
has been little dwelt upon.
Most of the cities of the far west
bave hovered close about the gatherings of hnrdy miners as they came or
went ou a feverish search for gold. In
forty-nine 80,000 men from all parts
of the world reached the El Dorado
of California. Some traveled 2,000
miles overland; others went far around
by Panama or Cape Iloru. In fifty-
nine 100.000 gold seekers stampeded
wildly across tbe sunburnt plains of
Colorado. Only 40,000 stayed the year
through. Of like kind, although of
smaller proportions, were nil the pll-
grlmages thnt nre more or less responsible for the cities of the west, the
finding of a streak of magic yellow.
Its story leaking out and growing,
the glimpse of nuggets and specimens and then the grand, senseless
rush to the Land of Get-Rich-Quick.
Thousands of daring spirits were
drawn by the yellow loadstone, Intent
on nothing but the accumulation of
wealth. Then necessity produced some
weird assemblages of tents, shanties
and log cabins, many of which grew
Into cities. Often full grown towns
sprang up In a few months. Far from
any state or territorial government aud
composed of a conglomerated herd of
excited men, none of whom bad time
for civic affairs, these embryo cities existed nnd grew under conditions that
were unique and extremely wild.
Our forefathers lunded on the enst-
ern coast full of religious zenl and a
desire for freedom of thought nnd life.
Their leuders nnd Inw came with them
They prayed nnd lived commuulstlcal-
ly as long as they could, then Increased, expanded nnd developed Into
a nation. But tbe gold discoveries of
Cnllfornin, Nevada, Colorado and Montana brought thousands of ludepend-
ent men to the wilderness who were
full of the hunger for gold, not homes;
who had no leaders, no laws to whicli
they could appeal and nothing to bind
them together. Then the leaders came
out of tin? crowd, nnd the inw grew ns
it wns needed. It wns only ufter a
time that nny of these men came to
couslder remaining permanently lnthe
country, and it wns these venturesome
builders who developed thc newer pari
of our nation.
from the nature of things, with so
much at stake ninong such hnrd living
men, there were plenty of fights and
disputes. There being no authority to
which to appeal, differences were settled between inun nnd man. A six
shooter was the greatest help a man
could get toward a physical superiority over other men, und so everybody
curried a "gun" aud knew how to use
It ��� The trigger finger grew nimble
with practice, aud there developed a
coudltlon where frequeut killings and
shootlugs occasioned little comment or
crlticliim, where meu were almost Indifferent to the spilling of blood and
looked death square lu the face with
a uonchnlnuce that Is hardly conceivable now. Shooting affrays were the
froth of a very strong brew of the border life, nnd they put a settlement to
questions quickly and definitely. If
when the smoke cleared away some
good man lay biting the dust, his light
had goue out according to tbe code of
the time, fierce aud barburous as codes
must be when man flrst struggles with
And yet there was always safety lu
"leaving It to the crowd." The geuer
al sentiment of the community was
very partial to fuimess and honesty
during the early dnys of most border
towns. There were uo locks or keys,
almost nny mnn's credit wns good to
uuy amouut, and stores and provisions
could lay untouched for months lu
wholly uuguarded places. It was the
natural, frnuk honesty of the virgin
west aud a veritable paradise for
thieves nnd criminals.
Aud they came, hordes of murdering,
plundering adventurers who knew no
code of morals or chivalry, and resorted
to anything to accomplish their ends.
They found plunder rich, crime easy
and escape still easier nnd, drifting all
over the country, levied tribute from
each new enmp as It sprang into being
Often these men were hi such a majority that n mau who believed In lion
esty anil justice wns n uiiiii Indeed If
be hnd the courage to buck his Ideals
fc'Ut there were such men. men as God
meant men to he. full of the sense of
right uud the fitness of things nud nn*
afraid. They stepped right Into the
opening and tackled some of the cuss
edest crowds In Christendom, teaching
a wholesome respect for "life, liberty
and the pursuit of happiness" ti
bunched of drinking, blasphemous and
unharnessed tempers. The gnu fight
Ings, lynch tugs nnd wanton spllllfigS ot
blood thnt spiced the histories of thi
time 'nay have beeu very cone to sav
agery, but they serve now ro deeper
the respect we must uave for men wht
harnessed law and order on such condi
Good Temper.
Good temper Is lite a sunny day.-*
JTra.'nh T>rOP_irb
Stone Throwers.
. Out ot the uiitlonul sports of the
mountain canton of Appenzell. In Switzerland, Is the stoue throwing contest,
In which rocks of great size ure throws
for a prize..
Barring Him Out.
"I haven't heard of you going out to
Subbub's to dinner Intely."
"No, he snys 1 cunt do thnt any
"Why, I thought you were his closest friend.   What's the matter?"
"He tells me tbelr cook doesn't like
mo."���Philadelphia Proo��
The Art of Saint Gaudens.
Ills angels nnd caryatids are not classical goddesses, but modern women,
lovely, but with a personal and particular loveliness, not Insisted upon,
but delicately suggested. And It Is
not the personality of the model wbo
chanced to pose for thmn, but an Invented personality, the expression of
the nobility, the sweetness and tbe
pure miudeduess of their creator. Aud
In such n figure ns thnt of the Adnms
memorlnl In Rock Creek cemetery in
Wnshingtou his Imaginative power
reaches to a degree of impresslveness
almost unequaled ln modern art One
knows of nothing since the tombs of
the Medici tbut fills one with the same
hushed awe. as this shrouded, hooded,
deeply brooding figure, rigid with contemplation, still with nn eternal stillness, her soul rapt from her body on
some distant quest. Is she Nirvana?
Is she the peace of God? She has
beeu given many names. Her maker
would give her none. Her meaning
Is mystery. She Is the everlasting
enigma.���Kenyon Cox lu Atlantic.
Don't Live In New Houses.
Why ls a new bouse unhenlthful?
That Is a question whlcb has heen
asked by many nnd nnswered by few.
And yet the renson Is obvious. In the
construction of Just oue medium sized
house It Is estlmntod that over 30.000
gallons of water Is used. This wnter
does uot evaporate so quickly ns It
would In the nir und sunlight, but lies
nenr tbe surfuce of the enrtb nnd under the house und In the wnlls of the
cellar; beuce the bouse Is dnmp. nud
dump houses foster Illness. A house
that hns been standing for a yenr or
so ls much more henlthful thnu a new
Cheering Him Up.
Little Elmer���Grnmpa, why do yon
look so snd? Grauipa���I wns just
thinking. Here I nm sixty yenrs of
age, nud I huve never done anything
thut will he likely to mnke posterity
remember uie. Little Elmer-Oh. well,
don't worry. Mebby you'll still hnve
n chnnce to live in history ns somebody's gruudfnther.
Couldn't Risk It.
First Sportswoman (after Jumping a
stilei���Come along. Do have a try!
Second Sportswomnn���Oh, It's nil very
well for you to risk your neck, but
I'm going to be married uext weekl���
A Collector of Coin.
Ostend���Pn, whnt Is n numlsmntlst?
Pn���A numlsmntlst. my son, Is a collector of coins. Ostend-And, pn? Pa���
Well, my sou? Ostend���is n hend waiter a numismatist?
Contradiction   in  Terms.
"Pop, what nre those things on the
organ, there?"
"They are what they call stops."
"What are they for, pop?"
"To  mnke  it  go,  my   child."���Bnl-
tiniore  Americnn.
A Purely Vegetable Pill.���The chief
ingredients of Parmelee's Vegetable
Pills are mnndrnkc and dandelion,
sedative and purgative, but perfectly
harmless in their action. They cleanse
and purify nnd have a most healthful effect upon the secretions of the
digestive organs, The dyspeptic and
all who suffer from liver and kidney
ailments will find in these pills the
most effective medicine in concentrated form Hint hns yet been offered to
the suffering.
Dinizulu   a   Strange  Blending   of  Civi
lization and Savagery.
Dinizulu, ���comutunder of Zululand,"
as he terms himself, tbe chief who ha!
beeu makiug trouble for Britain, Is a
strange blending of civilization and
savagery. His house at the Black Um*
volosl river, which he had built when
he was nllowed to return to his birth-
plnce, Is fitted up with ull the conveniences to be met with ln a high
class English home, nnd his guest
house, where he accommodates any
Europeans wbo may be passing that
way, Is equally well appointed. The
guest wbo puts up at the chief's plnce
ls regaled with such fare as Is not tc
be obtained anywhere else ln Zulu
land. The table Is spread with vegetables produced by th_ exertion oi
"boys" wbo have learned the rudiments of gardening nt the Trnpplst
monnstery lu Natal aud nlso, what li
equally rare, supplied by fresh bread,
also due to "boys." Dinizulu does not
ent nt the snme tnble ns his guests,
but joins them ns soon ns they hnve
finished their repast fully prepared
for nnd expectant of the express! ��ns
of astonishment that they are sure to
mnke ns to their reception.
Dinizulu Is fond of gin nnd, besides
keeping n supply of this to **ilm necessary beverage in the original recepta
cles In which It reaches him, always
hns a reserve stock lu a lnrgo ice
chest which he received with the rest
of his household belongings from the
gentlemen to whom he lutrusted the
furnishing of his uew house on the
Intest European principles. This chest
ls securely fastened nnd bus not been
touched for mnny years, but should
necessity nrlse the supply is there.
Like most South African natives, ths
chief ls very foud of music and has
an assortment of musical Instruments
���which be ennnot play himself���for the
use of passing travelers. As a rule,
the white men who pass that wny nre
equnlly Ignorant of harmony, but they
are always asked If they can manipulate nny of the instruments, nnd If thi
answer Is In the negative, as It usually ls, the chief produces his battered
old concertina uud treats them to a
tune or two.
Really Short Cuts.	
'Way up in Vermont Uncle Eph Kin-
ney wns looking over his field of clover
when up drove n neighbor.
"Grass Is nwful short this yenr, ain't
it, Uncle Eph?" lie said.
"Short?"   cried   Uncle  Eph.    "Why,
It's  so  blamed  short  the   bumblebees
hev to git down on their knees to suck     ^
the blossom*!!"���Woman's Home Com-
"Mnmma, is the old black hen going to be sent away for the Rummer?"
"No, Tommy; but why do you ask?"
"Well, I heard Papa tell the new
governess that he would tnke her out
riding when he sent the old hen nwny
for the  summer."���Harper's  Weekly.
From the Middle of May to the Middle of June is Stated to be
the   Best Time.
Farmers of the Canadian West
should not muke the mistake of sowing flaxseed too early. The flax plant
i�� very tender in the early spring,
although later on it suffers less from
frost than wheat, oats or barley. Flaxseed should not be sown beforo the
16th of May. From the middle of May
until the middle of June, flaxseed mny
be sown without fear. Very good results have been obtained when sown
oven somewhat later thnn tlio middle
of June, but the farmer who sows front
May 15 to June 10 will be on the siife
Successful fanning depends to n
considerable extent upon variety of
crops, 'hi grow nothing but wheat
year after year is a mistake. Tlie
flnx crop is especially suited to north-
em latitudes, where the season is
short, owing to the fact that it matures more quickly than the jpther
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When the First Symptoms Are
Noticed and Save Yourself
Much Suffering.
Are you troubled witn pallor, loss
of spirits, waves of heat passing over
Hie body, shortness of breath after
s!i*-**!it exertion, a peculiar skipping
of the heart beat, poor digestion, cild
hands oi* foot, or u f'*olii _* of weight
and fulness? Do not mako the mistake of thinking that tiiese arc discuses in themselves and bo satislied
with relief for the time being.
This is tlio way that tho nerves
give warning that they arc breaking
down. It means thnt the blood has
become impute und thin nnd cannot
carry enough nourishment to tho
nerves to keep them healthy und
able to do their work.
There is only one wny to prevent
the final breakdown of the nerves
nnd the more serious diseases which
follow. The bloou must be made
rich, red and pure, and Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills is i..e only medicine that
can do this promptly nnd effectively.
Every dose of this medicine helps
make new blood and strengthens tlie
weak or worn-out nerves.
Mrs. David J. Titpley, Frederieton,
N. If., was cured by Dr, Williams'
l'ink Pills after suffering from nervous breakdown, which resulted in
partial paralysis of the face. She
says: "Thc trouble came on quite
gradually, and at the outset f did
not pay much attention to it. Then
it grew more serious, nnd there wns
n general breakdown of the nerves,
which was followed by partial paralysis of the face, one side being
completely drawn out of shnpe. 1
wns under a doctor's care for a couple
of months, and one treatment after
nnother wns tried without benefit.
By this time I wns confined to my
room und the doctor told me he could
not cure inc. Almost in despair 1
wns persuaded to try Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills. The improvement was
slow, but the building up of a rundown nervous system naturally is
slow. Slowly but surely this medicine did its work, nnd nfter a time
I was able to again come down stairs.
From that time on the improvement was much more rapid nnd now
I am as well as ever I wns in my
life. My friends look upon mv cure
ns nlmost miraculous. Dr, Williams'
l'ink Pills did for me what the best
medical treatment failed to do���they
brought ine back good health.
It is the blood building, nerve restoring power in Dr. Williams' Pinl*.
Pills that enable them to cure such
troubles as anaemia, rheumatism,
the after effects of la grippe, indigestion, neuralgia, St. Vitus dance,
partial paralysis and the secret ailments of girlhood and womanhood.
Sold by nil medicine dealers or by
mail nt 50** a box or six boxes for
$2.00 from lhe Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co., Brockville, Out.
"Pn, what's a cult?"
"A craze in its infancy."���Chicago
Hard and soft corns both yield to
Holloway's Corn Cure, which is entirely snfe to use, nnd certain and
satisfactory in its action.
A man rarely has reason to regret
the things he doesn't sny or the letters he doesn't write.
We offer One Hundred Dollnrs Re*
ward for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F.J. uHENEY & CO., Toledo, O,
We, the undersigned, hnve known
F.J. Cheney for the last 10 years, and
believe him perfectly honorable in
all business transactions nnd finan-
ciully able to carry out any obligations made by his firm.
Walaing, Kiniinn & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the
blood and mucous surface's of the system. Testimonials sent free. Price
70 cents per bottle. Sold by all druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for Constipation.
"I have noticed," remarked the observer of events nnd tilings, "thnt
when n mnn sings nt' his work he
doesn't seem to be doing either of the
jobs very well."���Yonkers Statesman.
Ask for  Minard's and take no other.
"It's all right, Mary," he said, patiently. "Go in for politics nnd stund
for the London County Council if
you want to, but remember one thing:
-.lie enrtoonists will be after you us
soou  as you're a candidate."
"I don't euro."
"And they'll put your picture in
the paper with your hair out of curl
nnd  your lint on  crooked."
"Do you think they would do 111111?"
"Of course. And they'll make your
Paris gowns look like ealieo and say
that your sealskin cloak is Imitation.'!'
"William," sho suid, "1 think I'll
just stay here and make the home
If you think you need a tonic,
ask your doctor. If you think
you need something for your
blood, ask your doctor. If you
think you would like to try
Ayer's non-alcoholic Sarsaparilla, ask your doctor. Consult him often. Keep in close
touch with him.
We publish our formulae
Wo banish alcohol
from our modioli***!
Wo urgo you to
.on.,, :t j-our
Ask your doctor to name some of tbe
results of constipation.  His long list will
begin with sick-headache, biliousness, .
dyspepsia, tbin blood, bad skin.   Then .
ask him if he would recommend your
using Ayer's Pills. I
���   Midi by Hi. J. 0. Ajee 0��., Lowell, Haa*.������
Hardest Labor Done by Females In
Many Parts of the World.
It is hard to go to any part of the
���vorld these days without finding women employed in many lines of work,
liven in civilized lands their occupations include cleaning streets, working in the mines, and running along-
lide of dogs pulling small carts.
Unwomanly as these tasks are, it is
'lothing to what women endure among
uncivilized people. There they are
held as property, forced to do all the
work while their husbands and masters devote themselves to making
elaborate toilets and passing much of
tlie time in pleasant idleness.
Among the lowest tribes in Australia 'women nre only the domestic
���slaves of their husbands, and do all
of the hard labor. They catch the
fish, turtles, crnblish, and shellfish
from the sea. The women work the
soil for yams and tomatoes, and gather the cocoanuts and bread fruits. The
men spend most of their time making
an intoxicating drink. When not
drinking they are having tlieir hair
dressed. If they find their wives neglecting their work they flog them severely.
Among the Mnori of New Zealand
woman's life is no easier. She builds
lhe hut, works in the field, makes the
alothes, cooks the food, and looks afler the children. In war most of tho
men are full of (ire and spirit, but in
limes of pence tliey lounge and sleep.
The Hottentots think themselves
lXCOOdingly clever. They put their wo-
'lien to work and they take life easy.
The favorite wny of punishing wives
is to add to tlieir labors. If a white
jomplains of tins the men sny, "When
wo give our women plenty of work we
tr-* sure to keep them out of mis-
Most of the lower African tribes bo-
'ieve woman nre good druges nnd no-
tiling more. The Kaffirs consider theii
���attle better property than their wives,
Chey wateli the kraal, where the cat-
���le are kept, and their women work in
lie fields, draw the water, nnd carry
he heavy loads. When they go to
���nnrket the women carry the produce
in tlieir heads. The lords wall; behind
with a stick, ready to use it on the
ilightest provocation.
Tt is not, unusual to henr these men
*ny: "My wives are my oxen. I buy
'hem. therefore thev mint labor."
The women practice the str otest economy so that their husbands can buy
second wives.
In Tiheste the women are cast
���isiile if they do not work hard enough
ti please their husbands. The men
*ro off on raids and hunts which last
for months. The women tiike care of
the cabins, children, chamois, and
Croats. They b'ty and sell and go into
the interior. To chew tobacco is their
chief recreation.
Amt'ig the l.rbo, in the northeast
of Senegal, besides working in the
fields and caring for the children, the
women  make the implement*, of war.
ft is common fnr husbands to 6end
them to do the fighting.
The Monb'.itti men, in the Ub/tnei,
hold it a disgrace to do nny of the
work. Every hit of the agricultural
work is done by the women. When
they migrate, their wives become
beasts of burden
In (raveling, the Alipones of lirnzi)
load their women down with everything that is heavy. Among some ol
���be tribes, where it is necessary to
fell the trees, this employment is given lo the women.
Tn Java the wom<*n nlone attend
the mnr'-ots and conduct nil the business of buying and selling.
Tears Relieve the Brain.
"Tears, idle tears, 1 know not what
they mean"���but Dr. Vi'aynbaum does.
Hlessed are those who weep, according to this German luminary, "for
they are decongesting their brains!"
Tears net like a natural bleeding process which is the more effective since
it takes place in a teri*'".ory directly
affecting the circulation in its most
delicate part. The lacrymal gland is
fed by the lacrymal artery, a voluminous brunch of another artery which
itself belongs to yet another. When
we weep all the tours ore furnished
directly by the blood of the lacrimal
artery, that is to say, by the blood of
the Innermost artery. Thus an abstraction of water and of nlluminoid
and ohemioal substances, at the immediate expense of the brain blood,
takes place in the act of shedding
tears. This loss of serum produces the
effect of a slight local loss of blood,
dulling the centres to pain for some
instants and bringing relief to the
weeper. This is the way tears come
to the aid of the suffering soul. This j
theory applies also to tenrs of joy.
tn joy there is chiefly increase of
Innervation and circulation. At a
giver, moment tenrs give needed relief
to the cerebral circulation of one who
has laughed too much and whose brain
thereby is congested. Every vivid emotion expresses itself outwardly in the
physiognomy or attitude. William
Jnmes snys that objects of nnger, fear,
love, not only impel a man to outward acts but provoke characteristic
alterations of posture nnd fnce. affecting In various specific ways the respiration, circulation, und other or-
gnnic timet ions. When the external
acts nre suppressed the interr.M expressions remain, We rend anger in
the face even if a blow has not heen
struck. We find fenr in the voice or
blanched cheek even when other signs
have been controlled.
New Bishop In Polynesia.
The Rev. Thomas Clayton Twitcholl,
vicar of All Hallows, East India
Docks, has boon nominated by the
Archbishop of Canterbury, acting in
conjunction with the Bishop of London, to fill the post of missionary
bishop in Polynesia. His work will
consist in giving the ministrations
of their church to all the members ol
the Anglican communion in those regions, and '�� missionary work among
Indian coolies and imported laborers.
The liishop of London will transfer
to the new bishop all his jurisdiction
in Polynesia. It is arranged that Bis-
nop Wills shnll carry on ns heretofore his work in Tontrn. The lnttei
nlaee ..ill he remembered ns Ilie scent
���f the labors of that suintly inuityi
Mother-ill* pearl     should     never    be
washed with soap. Tor It discolors and
destroys   the   brilliancy   of   the  shell.
The right  thod of donning is with
whitening und cold water.
One Exception.
"You know," begun, "It Is snld
that 'love levels nil things.' "
"Yes." remarked tbe irusiy bachelor,
"It mn.v level nil things except the lover's head."
Tha Many Dangers to Which They Ar*
Constantly Exposed.
The vicissitudes ot a submarine cable are many, says the Magazine of
Commerce. It may be torn by an anchor, crusher) by a rock or seriously
damaged by coral reefs sucb as abound
In the tropics.
Some of the growths often found on
a cable tend gradually to decay th��
Iron sheathing wires.
Then, again, a cable _. sometime*
severed by a seaquake. It may be fatally attacked by a snout of a sawfish
��r by tbe spike of a swordflsh. But
perhaps tbe little uulmal that makes
Itself most objectionable from tbe cable engineer's standpoint ls tbe insignificant looking teredo navalis.
This little beust ls intensely greedy
where guttn percha ls concerned, working Its way there between the iron
wires and between tbe serving yarns.
The silica In the outer cable compound
tends to defeat the teredo's efforts at
making a meal of the core, and thla
defeat ls further effected by the core
being enveloped In a thin taping of
But where tbe bottom Is known to
be badly Infested with these little monsters of the deep the Insulator Is often
composed of India rubber, which has no
attraction for the teredo and possesses
u toughness, moreover, which ls less
suited for Its boring tool thnn the com-
pnmtlvely cbeeselike gutta percha,
which It perforates with the greatest
Bench and Bar In England Stick te
the Traditional Headgear.
American visitors to English courtrooms have beeu struck by the strange
appearance���strange to their eyes, at
least���of Judges nnd lawyers In wigs.
Times and customs change, but the
Judicial wig of England remains unchanged. Bench and bur bold faithfully to the traditlonnl headgear.
Until 1827 liumnn hair wus used ln
mnking the wigs, which were henvily
powdered wheu worn, but since then
white horsehair hns been used. While
English horsehnlr Is considered the
best, tbe wigmakers buy supplies in
France, Russia and even China and
South America.
Every operation in the manufacture
of wigs ls by band except the curling,
and this Is done on a small band curl-
lug machine. Most of the wigs run
from twenty-one to twenty-four and a
half Inches iu circumference.
The wig of the average member of
the bar costs $30. Full bottomed wigs,
such ns are worn occasionally by
Judges and the king's counsel nnd always by the "penker of the house of
commons, cost about *JG0.
Few lawyers buy more than one wig
ln the course of their enreer nt tbe bnr.
Some of tbe most fnmous ndvocntes of
Englnnd mny be seen ln court with
dilapidated wig and rusty gown.
When Children Smoked.
Every one hns read that Hawkins Introduced tobacco luto England and
that King James Inveighed against It
Elizabeth liked to sit on a low stool and
watch Sir Walter Raleigh puffing
away. In Anne's relgu almost every
one smoked. Iu Charles H.'s reign
"children were sent to school with
their pipes In their satchels, and tho
schoolmaster culled a halt ln their
studies while tbey smoked."
In 1702 Jorevln spent an evening
with bis brother at Garraway's coffee
house, Leeds, nud writes: "I was surprised to see his sickly child of three
years old fill its pipe of tobacco and
smoke It as nudfariindly as a man of
threescore. After thut a second and
third pipe without the least concern,
as It Is said to have done above a year
Women Smokers In Ireland.
The comparison between women
smoking in England and ln Ireland,
says a correspondent, ls hardly on all
fours. In Ireland many of tbe older
women whose lives nre spent ln hard
toll smoke In the country districts, but
they would utterly disdain a cigarette.
They smoke a short "cutty" pipe and
the very strongest and most pungent
tobacco���Limerick roll. It ls no uncommon thing for a man to hand his
lighted "cutty" pipe, black with long
seasoned smOklng. over to a woman for
a "draw," as It Is called. In Ireland
the pipe has long been tbe solace of
the poor, aged, hardworking woman,
and the habit has Its origin ln the use
of tobacco for allaying the pangs of
hunger ln famine dnys.���London Chronicle  ,
His Spasm of Economy,
"Spenklng of misdirected economy,"
said the lecturer, "reminds me of an
old man who lived in my town. The
old man hnd lost four wives aad de-
Blred to erect for ench a headstone
with an Inscription commemorative of
her wifely virtues. But Inscriptions,
be found, were very expensive. He
economlzod In this wny: He had the
Christian name of each wife cut on a
smnll stone nbove her grave���'Emma,'
'Mary,' 'Hester,' 'Edith.' Under each
name a hand pointed to a lnrge stone
In the center of the lot, and under each
hand were the words:
"'For Epitaph See Large Stone.'"
"The money a man amasses," remarked the philosopher, "Is not the
mensura of bis value to the community."
"No," answered Mr. Dustln Stax;
"It's the measure of the community's
value to him."
The little girl of Mrs. Lewis Best,
of Carlisle, P. 0., recently fell against
the stove and burned her forehead
very badly. Mrs. Best says:���"The
burn was nbout the size of a fifty
cent piece and was near the bone.
It made my little girl's eye swell till
it almost shut, and then she got cold
in it. It began to run matter very
badly and I could not stop it, although I bathed it good every night
and morning. At last I sent for some
Zam-Buk which soon stopped the niat-
terntion and very quickly healed the
wound. I have never seen a burn
heal so quickly, and I nm sure Zam-
Buk hns no equal for curing cuts, cr
burns, and I shall always keep a
box on hand in case o' emergency."
Every home needs Zam-Buk! All
diseases of the skin quickly yield to
it. It is nlso nn excellent remedy for
piles (blind or bleeding), rheumutisin,
etc. All druggists and stores 50 cents
a box, or postpaid from the Zam-
Buk Co., Toronto.
"That 'among railroad man, the
late Samuel Sloan," snid a New York
banker, "loved fast trains and hated
slow ones. They tell a story about a
trick he once played on a railroad
whose service was notoriously slow.
"Having, several times, to use this
railroad's afternoon accommodation,
he caused a sign to be painted, which
he took from his pocket and hung in
front of one of the oars when nobody
wns looking. The sign said: "1'nssen-
gers are requested not to pluck (lowers
while the train is in motion.'"���New
York Times.
Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.
Vicar���Well, Mnry, I was very surprised to see John walk out in the
middle  of  the  sermon  yesterday!
Mnry���Ah, sir; I do hope you'll excuse my poor 'usbnnd. 'E's a terrible one for walkin' in 'is sleep.���
Relief for Suffering Everywhere.���
He whose life is made miserable by
the suffering that comes from indigestion nnd has not tried Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills noes not know how
ensily this formidable foe can be dealt
with. These pills will relieve where
others fail. They are toe result cf
long and patient study and are confidently put forward ns a sure corrector of disorders of the digestive organs, from which so many suffer.
"I seldom mnke a mistake," said
the man, as he placed the lighted end
of his cignr in his mouth.
"But when I do," he continued, "I
rectify  it immediately.
And he reversed the cigar nnd went
on with his conversation.���Louisville
The finest tea grown ;n the world
is the standard of quality used in
preparing "Saluda" Ten. Sold only
in sealed lead packets. 27
"What happened to him.."
"He jumped  in  front  of  a  freight
train to get out of the way of a cow
that bawled behind him."
"Is he  afraid  of  a .cow?"
"No, he thought    it was an    automobile."
Psychine Missionaries
A friend of Dr. Slocum Remedies
writes: "Send n bottle of Psychine
to Mrs. W... They have a daughter
in decline, and I believe it would
help her. I hnve mentioned your
remedies to the family, and also cited some of the miraculous cures accomplished inside tlie last 18 years,
of wliich  I have knowledge."
T. G. IRWIN, Little Britain, Ont.
Run down conditions from lung,
stomach or other constitutional trouble cured by Psychine. At all druggists, 50c and $1.00, or Dr. T. A. Slocum,   Ltd.,  Toronto.
"Going to send your son to college ?"
"Can't  nfford  it?"
"Oh__J,cnn nfford it all right, but
he cares absolutely nothing for athletics."���Houston   Post.
A Power of its Own.���Dr. Thomas'
Eclectric Oil hns a power of its own
that other oils cannot pretend to,
though there are many pretenders.
All who hnve used it know this and
keep it by them as the most valuable
liniment available. Its uses are in-
i____nornble und for mnny years it has
heen prized ns the lending liniment
for mnn and beast.
"But that umbrella looks so awfully cheap and common," said the customer. "The price you ask for it is
"My dear sir," replied the dealer,
"that's the beauty of that umbrella.
It's really the very best quality, but
it's mnde to nppenr chenp and common so no one will steal it."���Dundee Advertiser.
Minard's  Liniment  Co.,   Limited.
Dear Sirs���Your MINARD'S LIN-
TMENT is our remedy for sore throat,
colds  nnd  nil  ordinary  ailments.
It never fails to relieve and cure
Port  Mulgrave.
The Dentist���Now open wide your
mouth and I won't hurt you a bit.
The Patient (after the extraction)���
Doctor, I know what Ananias did for
a living, now.���Home Herald.
Minard's    Liniment,   Lumberman's
A married man says It Isn't the
Jaws of death that worry him, but tho
|aw__ of life.
Yeast���Why, he's only a common
Criinsonbeak���Indeed ; you are mistaken. He wins quite often.���Yonkers Statesman.
Every man bas Just us much vanity
as he lacks understanding.���Pope. ���
A Meeting.
We met by chance, nnd as we met
She clnsped me in a warm embrace,
I seem to feel her clinging yet
With one soft cheek against my fnce.
She did not know my nnme, while I
Ere   then   had   never   viewed   her
And yet site brenthed a grateful sigh
As round her waist 1 flung my arms.
The girl had noi mistaken me
For nny member-of her set,
Nor did she care who I might be���
'Twas at a sksting rink we met,
The Name el
Black Watch
On a Tag on a Plug of
Black Chewing Tobacco
Stands for Quality.
Form of  Voodooism  Which  Is Found
In the West  Indies.
"Voodooism dead? Don't you believe it. We have managed to stifle
it in this country and the English
have done a good deal in the islands
they govern, but it flourishes openly
in Hayti and is no secret in the
French or Dutch colonies." This was
the emphatic statement of a man
who, though he was born in the
southern part of the United States,
has spent the later years of his life
in tlie British West Indies. "In tlie
West Indies," he went on, "the name
is obeah, not voodoo; but the ideas
and the practices are much the same,
even worse. The blacks go to the
obeah man to get vengeance when
they have a grudge, and they're not
in the least particular where the vengeance stops. The obeah men are expert poisoners, and there isn't a doubt
that they accommodate tlieir patrons
who can pay well enough.
"In some of the West Indian colonies tho whites themselves have to
take obeah into account in their dealings with the negroes. I mean that a
negro who has a grudge against a
white person won't hesitate to try to
work obeah on hiin���or her, either.
"Generally it goes no further than
puttiiig evil charms in the way of the
person to be injured; but one hears
hints of suspicious deaths and unaccountable illnesses. When you laugh
at such an idea the old-timers shake
their heads."
Another American who hns spent
several years in the Dutch West Indies confirms the ubove. He says that
the negroes there enjoy the aid and
comfort of a bakru, whose services
are secured to them through the good
offices of the obeah man. A bakru
is the spirit of a dead person.
He is annexed to one's mennge by
going to the graveyard at midnight
in the last quarter of the moon, approaching the dead man's grave by
taking two steps forward and one step
back, and then calling politely but
firmly upon the spirit to enter your
service. This matter of politeness is
a most important feature of one's intercourse with a  bakru.
If one doesn't observe the rules of
courtesy and bid the bakru good
morning nnd good night, say "Thank
you"   and   "Please,"   and   otherwise
firopitiate his ghostly highness, he is
ikely to play one such trick as will
make one regret the day���or night,
rather���that one ever engaged a
bakru. But if you are mild and respectful to your bakru he will prove
an  excellent  servant.
In the morning you can dispatch
him to the market with the injunction to pick out a good load of wood
and save it until you come after it.
Then you can loiter over your other
affairs without giving the wood another thought. The bakru will hie
him to the market, pick out the best
wood and keep it for you. The owner
of the wood may try in vain to sell
it. He can't; and that's because the
bakru is sitting on it.
An obeah man or obeah woman is
resorted to as a rule for help in working a spite or in getting a wish, especially the wish to bask in the love of
some particular person. Some of
these charms are rather extraordinary. For instance, if a lovesick girl
will tnke some of her hair, burn it,
rub it to a powder, and put it into
the food of the man whose love she
pines for, she will hnve her wish. The
most efficneious of tiiese love chnrms
is said to be the mixing of nine drops
of one's blood with the food to be
eaten by the adored. This method
works marvels.
How    Apparently    Incorrigible    Lads
Were Made  Into Good Citizens.
The splendid results that attended
the hazardous experiment in social
reform made four yenrs ngo, when
one hundred and twenty youths were
released from Penetnng Reformatory
on their word of honor nnd provided
with homes and situations, was the
subject of an unusually instructive
address before the Canadian Institute
at Toronto recently by Mr. J. J. Kelso,
Superintendent of Neglected Children.
Mr. Kelso snid that, although the
experiment was regarded with apprehension at the time, results had
proved its wisdom, as ot? all the boys
released only six had got into the
hands of the police after leaving the
reformatory, and the majority became established as good citizens.
Most of the lads were victims of
wrong social conditions--the luck of
proper homes, of education and of
moral and religious instruction. They
hud become familiarized with crime
by too frequent arrest. There had
been too much law in dealing with
them and an almost entire absence
of love and true Christian compassion.
It was not contended, said Mr. Kelso,
that reformatories could be done without, but they should be resorted to
only after other means had failed and
should be conducted on a high ethical
plane aiming to develop character
through freedom of action and self-
control rather than by repression and
degradation. In the past thousands
of boys had been made criminals by
the legal machinery designed to save
them, but nil this was being changed
by tlie human spirit of the age; children's courts separate from the ordinary system, and educational rather
thnn punitive, were being established
everywhere, and the playground movement was taking hold as never before.
Kindness Rewarded.
The Bishop of Norwich, one of the
most genial of English prelates, delights to tell the following story
against himself: Walking one day
in a quiet suburb, he heard the thin,
piping voice of a child crying, "Oh.
please, sir, would you mind opening
this gnte for me?" Delighted to assist,
tlie good bishop opened nnd held back
tlie gate for the child. The latter,
however, upon a closer examination,
proved to be older than he had at
first thought, which made him pleasantly ask why she herself could no*
open the gate "Well, ynu see, sir,"
she snid, with nn arch smile, "the
pnint is wet. nnd I should hnve. got
it on my hnnds." An examination
of   his   own   hnnds   amply  confirmed
the  tl'llt b   nf her  fetntptnen*.
Driving Men From the Table.
Baptlsta Porta gives si��: processes for
driving beurty enters from the tables
of great men. Tbe most effective was
to give tbem an hour before eating a
glass of wine medicated with belladonna, so that attempts to masticate
would occasion spasms of the Jaw.
The most disgusting was to set before
the gluttons viands sprinkled wltb
dried horses' blood and pieces of catgut He says, "if you cut harp strings
small and sprinkle them on hot flesh,
the beat will twist them and the; will
more like worron."
$500,000   HANGS   ON  DIVORCE.
Romance of British Columbia Leads tt
Marriage Tangle.
Property in Lanarkshire and Stirlingshire worth $500,000 depends upoD
the result of an action which has developed out of a matrimonial romance
in British Columbia.
The question raised is whether the
defendant, Richard Stirling, was legitimate, and that depended upon whether the marriage of his father, Walter Stirling, now deceased, was valid.
The problem takes its origin from a
divorce obtained by a Scotsman in
North Dakota, U.S.A.
The story was outlined by counsel:
Mr. George Smith was born in Forfarshire, the son of a minister of the
Church of Scotland. He went to Canada when 22 and never returned. At
n place called Rat Portage he joined
Mr. Edward Seager, a land surveyor,
and married that gentleman's sister,
Evangeline Grace, a Canadian lady,
and the marriage was registered in
Mr. and Mrs. Smith went to the
territory of Washington, but went back
to Canada before completing the two
years' residence necessary to become
American subjects, and lived in Alber-
ti   Britisli Columbia.
Shortly after they went there Walter
Stirling nppenred on the soene. He
entered into partnership with Smith
in business connected with lunds,
mines, nnd timber. Stirling was a
man of means, and found the money.
Three children were born to Mr. and
Mrs. Smith���Jesse, George and Jane.
Tht Smith family nnd Stirling lived
in the same house.
On the last day of December, 1894,
Walter Stirling departed from the
house, leaving a message to tlie effect
that if Mrs. Smith found life unbearable with her husband she could follow him, He went twenty miles away.
Mrs. Smith did find "life unbearable"
in a day or two nnd left her husband
nnd   joined   Stirling
Then Smith followed his wife, and
there was n meeting between them
and Walter Stirling. The partnership
proceedings were arranged, but whether they arranged their subsequent
divorce proceedings was nnother question, though counsel snid he thought
the evidence was strong that they did.
Mr. Smith consulted a lawyer, and
with his elder daughter went into
North Dakota and lived in a boarding-
house. He stayed less than the ninety
days to acquire a domicile, nnd then
he began his divorce proceedings. He
did not accuse his wife of misconduct, but he obtained his divorce on
the ground of desertion, which "lacerated his feelings."
According to the laws of Dakota,
Smith and his wife were parted forever, and the former returned to his
home in British Columbia, where he
married again.
Mr. Mieklem, K.C., on behalf of the
defendant, Richard Stirling, said that,
assuming tlie marriage of Walter Stirling nnd Mrs. Smith���whicli followed
the Dakota divorce of Mr. and Mrs.
Smith���was not a good one, the child
might be legitimate according to the
Scotch law on the footing that the
parents went through the ceremony
of marriage believing that they were
properly married.
Evidence of expert lawyers was taken as to the validity of the Dakota
divorce, nnd also as to the bearing of
the Scotch law.
The hearing was adjourned for further elucidation of Scotch law on the
Makes Prize Butter
Who ever heard of Canada's
prize butter makers using
imported salt ? They all rely on
because tliey know that it dissolves
quickly ��� works iu easily ��� and
gives a delightful flavor to the
butter.  Windsor Salt is pure���
and costs no more than the
cheap imported salts.
If you want the best butter,
you must use the best salt.
That means Windsor Salt.
McLean Canyon, Hamilton Rivtr.
By a decision of the Geographic
Board of Canada, the canyon below
the Grand Falls of Hamilton river has
been named "McLean," in honor of
John McLean, an officer of the H. B.
Co., who discovered the falls and canyon in 1839.     .
The following interesting account of
McLean's visit to the falls is given in
his book, entitled "Notes of twenty-
five years' service in the Hudson Bay
Territory," and describes the scene as
he viewed it in August, 1839, when he
arrived at the falls on his exploratory
journey from Ungavn Bay. "About six
miles above the falls, the river suddenly contracts from a width of from
four hundred to six hundred yards, to
about one hundred yards, then rushing along in a continuous foaming
rapid, finally contracts to a breath
of about fifty yards, ere it precipitates
itself over the rock which forms the
fall; when still roaring and foaming,
it continues its maddened course for
a distance of about thirty miles, pent
up between walls of rock that rise
sometimes to a height of three hundred feet on either side. This stupendous fall exceeds in height the falls
of Niagara, but bears no comparison
to that sublime object in any other
respect, being nearly hidden from the
view by the abrupt angle which the
rocks form immediately beneath it. If
not seen, however, it is felt, such is
the extraordinary force with which it
tumbles into the nbyss beneath that
we felt the solid rock shake under our
feet, as we stood two hundred feet
nbove the gulf. A dense cloud of vapor, which can be seen at a great distance in clear wen ther hangs over the
spot. From the fall tn the foot of the
rapid���a distance of 30 miles���the zigzag course of the river presents such
sharp angles that you see nothing of
it until within a few yards of its
banks. Might not this circumstance
lead the geologist to the conclusion
that the fall had receded this distance? The mind shrinks from the
contemplation of a subject that carries it hack to a period of time so remote, for if the rock (syenite) always
possessed its present solidity and
hardness, the action of the water alone
might require, millions of years to produce such a result."
Killed by Snowball.
One can hardly imagine a snowball
fight having a fatal termination. Yet
at least one such case is on record.
A young man home on lenve from
Egypt, nnd staying with his parents
at Finsbury Park, London, was leaving the house one winter afternoon,
when a squashy lump of half-melted
snow, thrown by one of a number of
boys who were pelting one another,
hit him on the head. He gave one
cry and fell down dead
Just Like Rich Folks,
"Marshall Field, Jay Gould and Potter   Palmer   hnbltunlly   carried   only
small amounts ln their pockets," said
the man wbo hns a taste for the odd.
"Well," respondwl his friend, "when
I am gone you cau truthfully, say tbe
same about me."
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Wilson���Here's a problem tor you,
old man. A donkey was tied to a
rope six feet long; 18 feet away there
was a bundle of hay, and the donkey
wanted to get ut the liny. How did
he manage it?
Sharp���O, I've heard that one bo-
fore. You want ine to say "I give it
up," and you'll sny, "So did the donkey."
Wilson���Not at all.
Sharp���Then how did he do it?
Wilson���Just walked up to the hay
and ate it.
Shar���But you said he was tied to
a rope six feet long.
Wilson���So he wns. But, you see,
the rope wasn't tied to anything.
Quite simple, isn't it?
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the latest domestic, just over, and
willing to begin at only $4 a week.
"What can you do?" she asked, with
no hope in her heart.
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encouraging response. The mistress
glanced about the room. There was
everything to be done.
"Could you till the lamps?" she
"I can that!" nnd the lamp wns
seized in a stout embrace. Then, with
the air of one wishing above all elso
to suit the possible whims of a new
employer, she paused to ask:
"An' is it gas or wather you do be
likin' it filled wid?" ���Youth's Companion.
The Lesser Evil.
"Of course," tbe tragedian was saying, "ln the theatrical business a short
run ls bad"���
"But," Interrupted the critic, "a good,
long  walk  Is worse,  Isn't  It?"���Ex*
Red Blood
Good Health
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Red b!tiod. is tlm foundation of
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The same parts of the blood which
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W. N. U. No. 688. .THE   SLOCAN   MINING  REVIEW.   NEW   DENVER,   B. C.
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Spokane Interstate Fair.
Over sixty thousand dollars will be
expended for the Interstate Fair whicli
will be held in Spokane this fall, Oct.
6 lo 10, inclusive. Bigger and better
than ever before is the aim of the Fair
management, and to fulfil this end,
and to attract better exhibits the premium list has been thrown wide open
and the largest sums in the history of
the Fair Association will be given away
to the people of the Inland Empire this
The Interstate Fair has kept pace
with the rapid growth ol eastern Washington, and this year the demand tor
ti larger fair than ever before has met
with a hearty responee from the Fair
Association, which has resulted in more
premiums, a better race program, the
enlarging ot every departinentTand the
addition ot many new attractions.
Every department has been placed in
charge of experienced suptrintendenle
and many of the officials who have been
witn the Interstate Fair since its organization will again be found in tlieir
usual pliceB bending eveiy energy to
make the Fair this year one of the
To John McCitskill or to whomsoever
he may have tranfeired his interest in
the Mollie Ho pe mineral claim situated
near Cody, located tin; -tth dny of July,
1001, iii the Slocnn Mining .Division of
Weet Kooti'iiay Diatrict,
You are heieby notified thnt I have
i upended two hundred and five dollars
($805.00) in payment in lieu of work
nnd recording fees upon Ihe above
named mineral claim in order to hold
the pnni'i niuler the provision ol the
mineral net, section 24, and if within 00
davs from the date of this notice you
fail or refuse to contribute your proportion of the above mentioned sum
together with nil costs of advertising,
your interest in the said claim will become ihe properly of Ihe undersigned,
under eection 4 of the mineral act
Amendment act, WOO.
Dated at Cody, tliis llth day of liny,
Murmion and Maryland Mineral Claims,
situate in the Slocnn City Mining-Division   of   Webt  Kootenay   Distiict.
Where   located: On  Tiger  Cieek, a
branch of  the second  north fork of
Lemon Oreek.
Take notice that I, Henri Robert
Joiand, F. M. C. No. P.4S00, acting ns
agent for R. Randolph Bruce, F. M. C.
No. 1185053, intend, eixty dnys from the
date heieof, to apply to lhe Mining Re-
eotder for a Cerlificuleof Iinpiovemeiits
for the purpose of obtaining a Ciown
(Irnnt to an   undivided   four-fifths in
ciioh of the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section i!7, must be commenced
befoie the issuance of such Cciliiicnte
of Improvements.
Dated this 28th day of May, 1008.
Jy 30. H. R. JORAND.
The government of Brilish Columbia
has been prompt in heeding the protest
from Kaslo and Sandon protesting
against the threatened action of the
���Great Northern Railroad, which appears
to be about to discontinue its train service between KiibIo and Sandon, thus
d all ng a Heavy blow on the er.tivhile
fivoi-psrons silver-lead c.imp, which was
just beginning to recover from a prolonged p *riod of depression.
The matter waa brought before the
executive, and a te'egrnni wns Immediately sent to lhe Grent Northern protesting agaiml such action, and the
telegram will be followed by vigorous
action along other lines.���Ex.
Number Three Mineral Claim,   situate
in the Slocnn Mining Division of West
Kootenav  District.     Where located:
Near the town of Cody.
Take notice that I. A. S. Farwcll, of
Nelson, acting as agent for John M.
Harris, Free Miner's Cenilicnte No.
1.96,099, intend, 60 days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a .Certificate of Improvements, for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the alove claim.
Ami further take notice that action
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certilicate
of Irapro.ements.
Dated this 13tli day of June, 1908.
Number Four Mineral Claim, sitnrtto in
the Slocan   Mining  Division olJi'csl
Kootenay   Distiict.   Where   located:
Near the town of Cody.
Take notice that I, A. S. Farwell, of
Nelson,  acting as agent  for  Fred. T.
Kelly,   Free   Miner's   Certilicate   No.
1.95,1)98, intend, 00 days  from  the dab*
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate  of Improvements, for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grunt
of ihe above claim,
And further take notice that action,
uniler section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certilicate
of Improvements.
Dated this 13t.Ii day of June, 1903.
Aug.31 A. S. FARWELL.
Number Five Mineral Claim, situate in
tlie Slocan Mining Division  of  Wesl
Kootenay   District.    Where   located:
Close to the town of Cody.
Take notice that I, A. S. Farwell, of
Nelson, acting as  agent for John A
Whittier, Frte Miner's Certificate  No.
1111)877,  intend  00  days fiom the dale
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certilicate  of  Improvement", for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the above claim.
And fiiither take noiice (hataction,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Iuipiovements.
Dated this 13th dnv of June, 1908.
Aug.31 "A  S. FAR WELL
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Slocan Land District���Dislrict of
West Kootenay.
Tako Notice that I, Harvey Fife, of
Slocan, miner, intend sixty days from
the date hereof, to anplj* lo tliej Cliief
Commissioner of Lanes and Works for
permission io puichase the following
described lands: Siaiting at a post
plained on survey line, running
east to Lot 8701, thence north to corner
of lot 7702, tbence east 40 chains, thence
soutli 20 chains, thence west to C. P. R.
survey line, following said line to point
of commencement, cjnluining lUO aens,
more or less.
John Giound, Agent.
May 2, 1908.
Slocan Land Distiict���Distiict of
West Kootenay.
Take notice tbat John D. Reid, of Slocan, B. O., prospector, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following
described land: Commencing at a post
planed about GOO feet south of the
north-east post of Lot 8428, *G:oup 1.
West Kootenay district, thence south 20
chains, thence cast 20 chains, tbence
north 20 chains, ihence west 20 clmins,
to the point, of commencement and containing 40 acres more or less.
Dated June 5th, 1908.
Slocan Land District���Distiict of West
Take notice that Eli Lolonde, of Ontario, farmer, intends to apply for pei-
mission io purchase the following described land : Commencing at a post
planted on the noith side of Lemon
Creek 1)_ miles wesl of lhe fil'bt north
fork of Demon creek, thence north 40
chains, thence east 40 chains, ihence
souih 40 chains to Lemon creek, thence
wi si 40 chains following Lemon creek
to point of Commencement,
April 18, 1008,
Frank Provost, agent.
Nelson Laud Dislrict���District
of West Koolenay,
Take notice that A. E. Halgh, of
Nakusp, loco fireman, intends to apply
lor permission lo purchase the following
described lands: Commencing at a post
planted on the west sido ot Lot 8805,
about five cliHius from Box Lake, llicnce
north 20 chains, thence wesl 20 chains,
lb nee souih 20 chaine, tbence east 2.
chains, lo tne point of commencement,
containing 40 acres more or less.
Dated June 17th, 1908.
Augl4 A. E. HAIGII.
Slocan Lnnd District���Distiict of
West Kootenay.
Take Notice that William Clough of
Slocan City, occupation miner, intends
io apply lor permission lo puichase the
following described laud: Commencing
at a post planted on the west s de of
Slocan lake about one and a half miles
north of Evan's creek and marked "Win.
C.'s south-east corner post," thence
west 20 clmins, thence north 40 chains,
thence east 20 chains, theme south 40
chains, following shore of lake to point
of commencement and containing 80
acres more or less.
April 30th, 1903. Jy30
Kaslo Land District���District of
West Koolenay.
Take Notice that Lilian E. Gelhing,
of bloean City, mairied woman, intends
to apply for permission to purchase the
following described land: Commencing
ai a posl planted ut ihu suulh-west corner of lot 3810 ubout five mile.*, from
���Slocan City, thence souih 4U chains,
thence west 20 chuins, tlience north 4u
chaius, tnence east 20 chains to point
ot commencement, containing 80 acres.
Robert George. Henderson, Agent.
April 27th, 1903. Jy30
Slocan Land Dislrict���Distiict of
West Koolenay.
Take Notice that John Thomas Chapman, of Lemon Creek, rancher, intends
to apply for permission to purchase the
following described laud: Commencing
at a post, planted on the we**t boundary
of Lot 382, Group 1, immediately noitii
of Slocan river and marked "J, T. C.
south-east corner," thence north 40
chuins, thence west 20 chuins, thence
south 40 chains, thence east 20 chains,
to the point of commencement, con
tabling 80 acies more or less.
May 16th, 1908. JySO
Slocan Land Distiict���District of
West Kootenay.
Take noiice that J. B. Smith of New
Denver, B.C., meichunt, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described land : Commencing
at a post planted on the east tide of
Slocan Lnke about \% miles distant and
in a northerly direction from Rosebery,
and about 200 feet fiom the Nakusp and
Slocan railroad, J. B. S.'s south-west
corner, thence east 20 chains, thence
noith 20 chains, Ihence west 20 chains,
thence souih 20 chains to the point of
commencement, containing 40 acres
more or le s.
Da'ed June 19th, 1908.
Ang.O J. B. SMITH.
Slccan Lnnd District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that, Adolph Mero, ofNew
Denver, B.C., shoemaker, intends to
apply for permission to puichase the
following doi-orilied lands: Commencing
at a post, planted at the north west coiner of Peter Mturay's pre-emption,
thence we.H 20 chains, tbence south 20
chuins, ihence east 20 chains, thence
north 20 chains, io pointof commencement, containing 40 acres more or lesB.
Daled 18th June, 1908.
Slocan Land District���District of West
Take notice that Oie. Slnattebrek, of
New Denver, Miner, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following
described land: Commencing at a post
planted about 4 miles from Fnterpiiae
landing on Ten mile creek, near W, E.
Koch's o'd saw-mill. O. S.'s S. E.
corner post, thence north 10 chain'',
thence west 10 chains, thence north 10
chains, thence west 10 chains, thence
north 20 chains, thence west 20 chains,
thence souih 40 cliains, thence east 40
clmins to the point of conimencenen',
and containing 110 acres more or less.
Arpil 20lh, 11)08.
Special Offer
All Children's
White Lawn  Dresses
���  AND ���
Ladies' Underskirts
At Cost Price.
Dealer in Mines, Mineral Prospects,
jfruit Xanbs ano
General IReal Estate
Preliminary examinations of Prop-
city    for  prospective   purchasers a
12 years experience in the Slncan. All
business   promptly  attended to and
satisfaction guaranteed.
P.O. Box lS Silverlon, li
Slocan Land Dislrict���District of West
Take noiice that Benlah Mary Shep*
ard, of Lelhbrlnge, Alia., mairied woman, intends to apply for permission
to puichase the following described
lands: Commencing at a post planted
on the east shore of Slocan lake about
six miles from Slocan City marked B.M.S.
N. E. Corner post, thence south 80
cliains, ihence wesl 20 chains, llience
nortli 80 chuins alongshore of Slocan
Lake, thence east 20 chains to point of
April 24th, 1908.
Jy2H Jcetc T. Tipping, agent
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that Clara Gertrude
Spooner, of Nelson, B.C., married woman, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted at the
nortli east corner of Lot 8784 Group 1
Kootenay, thence south 20 iliains,
thence east 20 chains, tlience nortli 20
chains Ihence weet 20 chains to the
point of commencement and containing
40 acres more or less.
Wm. H. Courteiiay, agent.
April 13th, 1908. J. 2
Slocan Land District���Distiict of Weet
Take notice that G. Provost, of Ontario, farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the .'(.lowing described lauds: Commencing nt u post
planted on the north branch nf Lemon
cieek. and 20 chains cast of lot 0, Ihence
wesl 20 chains, thence north 80 chainB,
tlience east 20 chains, llience soutli 80
chums to point, of commencement,
A) ril 22nd, 1908.
Jyl F. Pr.voBt, agent
Sbe Slocan Ibotel
Gbvee foi'hs,
Headquarters for Mining Meu
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
Take Notice, that I, Jesse T. Tipping of
Slocan City, BO, occupation, miner,
intends to appiy for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about
one and a half mile south east of Slocan
City, B.C., near lhe north boundary of
W. C. E. Koch's land, thence norlh 60
chains, Ihence cast 00 chains, thence
south 00 cliains, tlience west 00 cliains
and containing ill'O acres more or less
Slocan City, B.C. March 2nd, 1908.
It _>	
Catches Fish ii
Hendryx Baits,   Colorado
H Spinners and Burdette baits, First   class
*$ Lines and Rods.
Don't let the other fellow catch
ALL the fish.
mn m swum
Always a good supply of
home-fed Beef, Muttou
and  Pork on hand.
Poultry, Game aud
Fish iu season,
Hermann Clev
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Emporium Mineral Claim sitnale In
the Slocan Mining Division of Wist
Kootenav District. Where located:
On I'ayiie gulch adjoining the Mercury
Mineral claim.
Take notice that I, Win, S. Drcwry,
nciiii|_ ua agent, (or Win. II. YhwIuiv,
F.M.C. No. B-1008, Win. H. Yawk.y.
Cyrus Yawkev, and Augusta Lydia
Austin, F.M.C. No, ll...., executors of
the W. C. Yawkey estate, and John 1).
Fiinell, Free Miner's Certifiiate No.
1117.80, intend 60 days from the date
hereof, to apply lo milling recorder for
a certificate of improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of
the ii bnve claim.
And further tako notice that action,
under section 87, must b�� commenced
before the issuance of such certilicate of
Dated thia 23rd day of April, A.D. 1908.
Je25 W. S. DREWRY.
Slocan Land Distiict���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that Francis Woodbury
Spooner, uf Nelt-otl, B.C., Ileal estate
���ngent, intends to apply for permission
to puichase lie fol low ing described land.
Commencing at a post planted al. the
noi Hi-east corner of Lot 8774, Group]
Kootenay, thence south 20 chains, thence
east 20 chains, thence north 20 chuins,
thence west 20 chains to the point of
commencement and containing 40 acrea
more or less.
William Henry Conrli nay, agent.
Slocan    Lund   Distiict���District of
West Koolenay.
Take notice that H, A. Cousins,
of Silverton, B.C.. millman, intends lo
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands;
Commencing at a post planted at the
No. 1 post of Lot 2817 Ihence west
about 10 chains to a line running noi th
and south, thence along thc said line
30 chains north to lot 1S07, thence 20
cliains east, thence about 8 chains
soutli to the nortli boundary of lot 2017
thence west and south along the boundaries of lot 2017 to pointof commence*
ment, containing 80 acre,  more or less.
July 7th, 1908. S3
Kootenay Hotel
Sandon, B.C.
Elocan Land District���- District of
Wett Kootenay.
Take notice that John Wafer of Slocan, B.C., miner, intends to apply for
permission to puichase the following
described land: Commencing at a post
planted at the north-west corner of Lot
8225, Group 1, West Kootenay dislrict,
thence north 20 chuins, thence east 20
drains, ihence south 20 cliains, tlience
west 20 chains to the point of commencement, and containing 40 acres more or
Dated May 21st, 1008. Augl3
*�� Hotel
Slocan Cit?,  * B.C.
Headquarters and home
of the old-timers, mining
aud commercial men, ranchers, lumberjacks, prospectors, and every one who
wishes a square deal,
Which you will surely
get   at
]f. )��. (Briffitb
Take noiice, that wc intend to apply
to the Board i f License Commissioners,
ot the City of Sandon, B.C., to transfer
the hotel  license  for the  Hotel  Reco,
thiB day assigned to us by W. M. Bennett, of Sandon, B.O.
Dated this Oth day of June, A.D. 1908.
I, W. M. Bennett, of Randon, BC.
hereby give noiice thai I intend to apply
to the. Board ot License Cominissioneis
of tbe Cily of Sandon, B.C., at i's next
regular s:tlings, for a transfer of my
hotel license for the Hotel Recn, Sandon, B.C., to Harris and Kelly, Sandon,
Dated this (ith dav of June. A.D. 1003.
W. M. BENNETT, Licensee.
Funerals conducted on Short
notice at any point in the dis.
triet.   (Shells always In stock.
fiDfifccXea niSSViR
Hotel Rosebery
Well furnished rooms.
First-class   Cuisine.
professional -lavos.-l
Shelf    and   Heavy   Hardware,   Min
Smelter and Mill Supplies.       .J
NELSON,   B.C. ���J
Denver'Lodge No. 22
K.. of F*3.
Meets in Pythian Castle
Hall, Clever Block, every
MONDAY evening at
8 o'clock.
Summer Excursion Rates
New Denver
Fresh Milk delivered to any
part of the town.
Outside points supplied regularly.
H. S. NELSON   -    -   Proprietor.
$60 from New Denver to fl START FACTORY ^.rr,.
���       inrlttwa. wnm   nnlithu   ll,���n.,n., .^��.>.   ____.
CHICAGO   $72.50
NEW YORK    .108.50
MONTREAL $105.00
t-T. LOUIS $67.50
TORONTO $94.40
OTTAWA $105.00
ST.'JOHN,  NB $130.00
HALIFAX $131.20
SYDNEY, C.B $130 90
Tickets on sale May 4 and 18,
June 5, 6, 19, and 20, July 6, 7,
22, and 23, and August 6, 7, 21,
and 22, 1908.
First class���Round trip. Ninety
Days Limit.
Ron ie**���Tickets are good via any
recognized routes in one or both
directions. To destinations east
of Chicago are good via Great
For further information, rates,
and sleeping car reservation apply
Jonx Mob, D.P A , Nelson, #.C.
C. E. McPiiiiuso*., G.P.A.,
V\ inni|eg, Man.
fact-ire scape, polish.,, flavoring extracts, per-
fumes, toilet articles, medicine*, baking powder, salves, liniments, stock and poultry rem-
edies. household specialties and novelties in
youi own home at small cost. Mixers Guide ia
a paper devoted to the business, three months
trial subscription for 10c; sample free
UUUiRS GUIDE. Fort Miduoo. Iowa.
Ladies' Dress  I0c
Silk Blouse or Ball
Gown 50c
Towels, handercliiefs, petticoats, socks, etc 50c doz.
Working men washing 10c pee
Collars 3c. Shirts I5c.
Special attention to shipping orders.
Warm Cosy Rooms.       Restaurant  in
connection.   Excellent Pool Table.
Bar well Stocked.
Should your business or pleasure take
you to Sandon at any time, call at
the  Kootenay   and let Ed. or
George mix you the famous
Sandon Cocktail or your
own favorite lotion.
No frost here. Two shifts always.
The Jew Denver ink Co.
Manufacturers of Pine Lumber, SI Jpl ip, and
Finishing Fir audTamarac, Dimension, Etc.
Mill on Slocan Lake L. 8CAIAi Proprletor      p.o. Box 20.
Agent at New Denver, J. B. SMITH.
Is tho Home for all Mining Men when at the famous Silver-Lead Camp
Cot-y Booms and fli'st-olaes table.   Sample Booms.
I will make youi* Btny with me a pleasant one.
Take notice lliat Frank Provost, ol
Slocan City, B.C., miner, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described land. Commencing
at a post planted nt the nioiilh of tlie
First Noith Fork of Lemon Creek, running nortli 40 chains, theme West 80
cliains, thence south 40 chuins nioie or
1h-b, to Lemon Creek, tlience enst 80
chuins following Lemon Creek to place
of commencement.
Dated this 8th day of April, 1908.
5team Laundry
For First-Class Work.
Tlie Crown Tailoring.
Co., Toronto, Ont.
For Spring and Summer Suits
Best S.unples Ever Shown
in  B.C.
See tliem at the  Lucerne
Shaving Parlor,
.+ Agent
Get price   list from  J. E.  Angrignon
Local Agent.
Palma Angrignon
General Freighting
and Transfer..-
Take notice that M. Piovost, of Ontario, farmer, intends to apply for permission to purcliase the following described lands. Commencing at a pout
running norlh 20 chain**, tlience cast 40
chains, thenco souih 20 chains more
or less to the river thence west 40 chains
followini* the liver lo point of commencement.
Licated April llth, 1008.
Jel8 F. Provost, Agent.
New Denver, B.C.
Tuke notice that Nels Leu rod, farmer,
intend.! to apply for permission to purchase the lollowing de cribed laud:
Commencing at this post rnuning north
20 chains, ihence west 40 chain., thence
siutli 20 chains more or less lo the river
tlience enst 40 chains following the
river lo point of commencement.
Located April llth, 1908
F. Provost, Agent.


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