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Array Devoted to Advertising the resources
of the rich Slocan
Mining Division. . .
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/ J o��* ���
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& ��ent to any address
for $2.00  per aim.
/If you sec it in the
" Review,"   it's   so.
No. 38.   Vol. I.
SANDON, British Columbia, Thursday, May 16, 1907.
Single Copies 10c.
COME TO THE CELEBRATION AT
NEW DEZNVER Empire <Day
iss Meetings Throughout
Riding Demand Daily
Mail Service.
PROQRA
xmiwrnsmsmmu
*-^i��!S^ MS.
9.30 a.m.
10.45 a.m.
LAUNCH RACE HANDICAP.
(Fisher Challenge Cup)
DOUBLE SCULL BOAT RACE (Lady Cox)
CANOE RACE
To be held while Launches are away
LAUNCH RACE, Standing scratch start
(Lady Cox)
SINGLE SCULL RACE
To be held while l.aun:h Race is in progress
Interval for Lunch.
1.30 to 2 p.m.     CHILDREN'S RACES.
2 tO 2.30     "        HOSE  REEL  CONTEST  New   Denver v.
Sandon���Challenge Cup.
2.30 tO 4     "        FOOTBALL MATCH New Denver v, Sandon
MORE CHILDREN'S  SPORTS   during half
time of Football Match
4 to 5.15
5.15 to 6
7
9.30
KKWK��WBGffiMB
LAUNCH RACE HANDICAP
Gintzbcrger Cup
100 YARDS DASH LADIES RACE
AND THREE-LEGGED RACE
LOG-CHOPPING CONTEST
LOG SAWING (Double)
BALANCE OF CHILDREN'S SPORTS
H��F
GRAND BALL in CLEVER'S HALL.
Tickets, including Supper, $3.00
Arrangements have been made for Special Train from Sandon
in the morning.
]��\ Boat and Train will not leave New Denver before Midnight.
GOD SAVE THE KING.
mast
New
.   und
On  Wednesday   evening last,
meetings wore hclel  in   Sandon
Denver,  Silverton, Three Forks
SI* cm     City,      at    eight      o'clock,
wlieu tho pent-up indignation of the at the f.iii*
riiling was given full vent in a protest j Out,
Tim Dominion Postmaster-General
hns nunoun lei that the minimum sal-
a*i. 8 of country postmasters las been
raised from $26 to *f50 per annum.     We
s-mnil u note of warning at such extiav-
agavec.
A barber resident not 50 miles from
the bob if New Denver, semis out postal cards to his customer!) when it ia
lime for them tigeta linir-cut. Sort
of taking time I y the forelock. A poS*
l.il card would make no impression on
several of our citizens. The limber
woulel huve to resort lei kidnapping,
Set out some fruit trees this spring.
You will soon have a bearing orchard il
you follow the plan a few years.
Pries   aggregating   $1,250   will   bo
awarded for two rock drilling contests
in Spokane,  Sept. 28rd to
mm.
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I motes anb Comment |
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| By JAY-JAY !:
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Tha Llt-Jit Which Failed.
And it came to pas3, that a certain
aggregation of swindlers, modern gardeners and hold-up men, taking unto
themselves the high falntin title of the
Continental .Biusup Skinemoutograft
Moving Fixture entertainmont, wandered high into the mountains to pursue
brigandage and easy money; anl having
set up their punk contraption in the ball
of the proletariats, tliey accordingly
issued a persistent invitation to all and
sundry with many pence ���-��� ���*������������*������- -ean8
to come and view the Moving Fixtures.
Audio, from far and near Came "big
suckers ami little sucker-., biggobblers
and smaller fry, and verily much pushing and squeedging was encountered to
obtain place wherein to view tha Skln-
emoulograft views. '.But behold, after
absorbing tor one hour yards of wheezy
dftintbepbonp " mnsle," the lights were
lowered nigh unto darkness, und the
agony begun. Bhades of Petl'us Paulus
Rubens, Edisun, and Sousa, it was a
holy terror! Preserve us from the
deptbB of such torture, Amen. For
twenty minutes tlie .muliitudu bravely
bore the penance, and then sponlan -
ously screamed aloud for merry. Faint
multi-colored objects were projected
upon the screen. "Tbo Tower of London" cried one of lhe biiganel*. "By
night," ventured one of the suckers in
a loud whisper. " Lakes of Killarn*y,"
continued the robb*r chief, as another
object bobbed up. "Hell," whined a
wriggling victim, "that's the Black Hole
of Calcutta." "Melrose Abbey," continued the bandit inn tremulous voice.
" Ah, G'wan," retorted a sufferer, light
a bug and let's have a look at it. And
Bonn, anil so on, until the sharks proclaimed tbe show was ended. Verily,
loud and long did the juvenile element
wail for tho return of their pennies, but
jt availed not. Stern and with rapid
motion the male units of the assemblage
hied to the nearest grocery store and
took unto themselves���eggs. The sequel
is not ior ua to relate. We love peace
and eiuiet.   Here endeth the first lesson.
We are NOT Receding. ' Monday his mouth   watered for nspara-
Andnow another injustice has been ' gus, so ho made known his wants to
meted out to tho district which is a ! Rancher Mcintosh, of Kaslo, as follows,
crying shame at this staie of local " S'��'* me UP a fe(d ot asparagus;
history. We allude to the determination faili"g that> the hest Yoa csu* &ot ���������thc
of the C.P.R.  to discontinue the dally
service of the boat between Rosebery
and Slocan City and the Nakusp and
Sandon railway run in favor of a triweekly service. We do not cure two
whoops in Halifax for the bum old,
antcdeluvian, m03S*whceled, mile-an-
hoor, grunter crawling in more than
three times a week, but the consequent
demoralization of the mail service is
like a backward Mop toward tho inidille
ages and oblivion. Coming at such a
time when the .Slocan is awakening from
seven long years of lethargic inactivily,
when all men and women and nil the
old stand-bys nre hopeful and optimistic
beyond the conception of dwellers on
the outside, il. floors the aspirations and
crushes ambition from the hearts of
the old timers. No country can stand
still. It must either go forward or
retroceele, and concsquently this anomalous and high-hutidud proceeding
of the C.l'.U. will strengthen the boliuf
that lhe Slocan is still on the down
grade. We wish in ns strong a manner
ns possible to disillusion all who think
thus, and also those who may have any
misgivings as to the awakening of the
Slocan. It requires but a puerile brain
to observe tho chango f ir the better and
take cognizance of tho  revival of  ou
shape of cucumber*,
arrived the same day
A dozen bananas
Bi.lv didn't take
Ho I For New Denver.
New Denver's mighty effort to celebrate the glorious 24th will surely be
crowned with success if tbe elements
aro at. all propitious. Never sinco the
good old El Dorado days has the fairest
,,   , ���',' ',   .    ,      ,1 spot in   tho  bosom of the   Kootenays
a tumble for several hours, but when he i ,' .    ,        , , ,       .,
did he  made good by  forwarding  per
return a poker chip*
the shape of money.
-the best he had in
looked so charming; and never has the
community as a whole heen so hopeful
j of early prosperity. Quiet, undeniably
I the fair Lucerne hns been for the paF-t
While wo were all pleased to learn of i seven yenrs, but such conditions have
the termination of the coal strike, we ! au ending, and that change has been
cannot help feeling that a few more I hastened by tbe whole hearted confi-
Bti ikes will have tho effect of forcing the j deuce of the people who have stood pat
government to assume control of the by the smiling lakeside hamlet,
coalmines. That is a dosideratum we j And now for the glorious May ceb-bra-
in common with the Socialists dream of,! tion, when thrice-welcome summer in
but it certainly will not be attained seJ, its oarly gladness lavishes full bounty
long aa tha Crow's Neat Company have upon the fertile*valley, anil New Denver
the dead iniinortil cinch on the public, , riiies proudly to the occasion to cole-
anl are subsidizing a certain newspaper1 brate the natal  day of  Queen  Victoria
not a hundred miles from Nel-on.
There aro some  mining   companies
ostensibly pursuing  their operations in
tho   S'ocan   whose    real   and  existing
activity  exists  only   on   paper   and is
prosecuted  on  street corners and  in
society parlors.    Wo have in  mind an
,���.    , . ....     appearing t
outfit wlio, owning a group of claim, in     ' ' ,. .   n . .
,,       ....      , 7,    7 i ,    prodigious ami enterprising a one that
I tho   vicinity of Sirnlon,  prefer to do "      h '
I nothing of a development nature I hem-
selves, had emissaries sitting through
j the  Star-White ease   taking  notes   for
I material to us^i-it them in their dog-in-
the-manger   policy    with   which   tlu-v
of blessed memory, Bedecked in her
glud clothes, visiters will see much to
wonder at, and many pk-asant remembrances will bo carried away. To ccle-
brnte the day in a befitting manner,
much labor has been expended by the
zealous coiiiiuiitee. The programme
���lsewhere in  this issuo is   eo
staple   Industry    and   the   anion
capital now being  invested in the lum  ,
ber industry at our doors.    It would be I ,almt0 beslclc3  ieaparel^uiK the coming
foolish f,r thc C.P.R. or any individual ol the long awaited good times  for the
visitors would indeed be hare! to please
who failed to find entertainment therein.
To make the effort of tbe committee
a financial sucees?, all her sister towns
mutt co-operate anl do their part.
Sanilon will bo there to a man, brought
to  assert that the   impetus given  to
trade by  the arrival of new  aetl lore,
land   seekers,    end    prospective   fiuit
growers   is   imaginary.     There   is too j h
much   substance in   it for that
yet at this epoch, the  glutonous
ation tightens its  cinch  on  a
,,,  ����� hopo lo win ont in a somewhat similar, ,    ,     , -,.-,-        ,   ,
"'  01 I ,,    ,  .     .      ,   ��� ���   ���       -in   thither by a spec al train  leaving  at 8
ease.    Such tactics  bring  mining  in ill I '    , '   . *������,.
1 a.m., and returning at 12 p.m.    three
Forks will join the merry parly en route.
Silverton will send its quota of pleasure
district.
John Houston is company promoting
in Golilfi-lils,  Nevada.    His first effort
to   band   in   a    prospectus   ol   the
seekers by a special boat, and Slocan
City will do the same. From Nakusp
will come crowds, theoccasiou providing
a glad reunion of hundreds of old tim-
AndlFloienoe Fast  Mail  Mining Co.,  al0;ora_    Fol.ward|   N(!W   Denver!     May
d
the
knocking  at   your
corpor- cent ebaio outfit which is capitalized lor Queen,s  weather ���dol.n the day, an
country  a million dollars.    Like  all  companies (ho 0CMg''on be the advent. of th
which has been iiistruinen'al hitherto of similar calibre,  it  Is -)uite ttlose to a i pr08perity    that
in pouring thousands of dollars into the  big dividend payer. ; door8| which you so Bpiritedly invite to
coffers of the Company,  for no reason      So the Spanish throne [has a real live | enter.
oilier than to them  the commercial one  heir.    Wo could have sold them a brand j 	
that the line is at piesent not paying.      new   one���never   been   used.     Here's
We look for pressure being brought to  where  wo  did  not have to   bow and
remark.     "After   you    my   dear Al-
i bear on the C.P.R.  to  make  them live
Up to the terms of  the charter, and the \ phonso,1
Post Ollice authorities  to yield nothing
Behoving tbat the end of tlie   world
: would come within ten days, a prominent
! stock  man of Great Fulls, Mont.,  sold
all his property on May 3rd,,  valued nt
against tbo action of the Canadian
Pacific Railway in changing the daily
run of the boat and Lain to a tii-weckly
service and thus depriving the entire
dittrlot of the privileges of dally mail.
The meetings were unanimous in their
condemnatijn and determination to
appeal to the Postmaeler-Ueneral for a
speedy change.
At the Sainton meeting some citizens
BpOke very strongly. Several anomalies
were cited, for instance: By the new
schedule mail leaving heie ou Friday
night for tho bank at New Denver
would not reach its destination until
the following Monday night, too late
even for business tbat day. Passengers
en route to Nakusp and tbo main line
would have to hang up at Rosebery
Friday night, Saturday day and night
and Sunday day and night. Although
Rosebery is but ten miles from Sandon
intending passengers have no choke
but to follow out this arrangement, at
there ii no wagon road. The decision
to foist such an inadequate service upon
the district goes to show the lengihof
selfishness to which the giant monopoly
will go.
The following resolution was unanimously adopted by the Sandon meeting and telcg.nphed to the Postniaitcr-
General at Ottawa;
" Resolved at a mass meeting of
ciliiena of Sandon, that iho present ia a
moat Inopportune time io ciiecou-
tinue the dully mail feivice hitherto existing, owing to the S ocan now being
on the eve e,f a long-awaited revival in
LilU.Uer.ing, M'Uing uud Kanihing, and
that hy loisling a tri-weekly service
upon us our commercial interests will
be so seriously injured that the progress of the district is jeoparelised. We
eleiiittud a speedy adjustment."
A******i*****************���
local ant) General.  I
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Col. I.owory has wiped thc dust of the  fron* a ]���,,,, utrugg
Kootenay country   from  his feet and it
now en route to Alaska or maybe somewhere else.    Thousands  of readers will
UJ'ss" o'd Bob's " weekly literary gems.
which stands for  the progress of a dis* I    %���\ Lv C1,e��� T\   W Tffa1.")/everul thousand  dollars    to the first
trlct Which is at present just mergi ng ! *"1��" f��r f' f "d, 8hl' ly((tu �����*"�� | bidder for ��1W.    Buggy!   That fellow
le against ndversitv  i Cgre Bachelor of Letters which , wnsn't aware  that the end would not
_    ' "  ''      ���'' is to be conferred upon  him by Oxlord Oomo until the C.P.R. gives Canaela a
Hilly McClurg has a tooth for season- P_er-i'-''  ,Bi1,tMrlJ ��" U,ia si(le uf llle ' fair shake, thc Socialists have had their
,,    ,'-.,      ,  .    ,, ,        , .        ,,     herring  pond   will  from now  on   wear   '     . ',.,,; ,
able delicacies which makes consioerablo 0ieftn hilars  and  conduct themselves inningj and tho Japs have conquered
inroads   into  bis   pocket  book.    Last I accordingly. the world.
1 I  .'
A   Picked up by r.uttieg in Everywhere.
���j. *i * * * * *'$> * * * * * * * * * 'K'
Don't kick about the country, If
you don't like it, get out.
Towgood Brothers are augmenting
their packing string with a view of
meeting the demand by the mine owners
ami leasers. Some sturdy looking
horses arrived this week.
Spring at Slocan Lake towns is bo far
in advance of the prairie that you can
almost hear the grass calling for the
lawn mower.
James Ilovey, a well-known old timer
in-this district writes from Centreville,
N.B. that he is still on top and making
good in mining in that district. This
will be plea a��t news to his many
friends in this district, ns he wns da-
servedly popular here, lie informs us
tlut he has recently bought into a group
of copper claims which will prove a big
Qaylng investment for him and his partners. Development has been done
which proves Unit the 4 foot lead is widening out as depth is attuned. Mr.
Ilovey is so well-known in this district
as a competeut mining man, that it is
supei lluous to adel that if the ore is there
he will find it and make a big success
of Iho mine. Wo congratulate him in
unison with bis many friends on having
secured so valuable a property.
We apologise to the lady editors of
the New Denver "Silver Glade" for inserting an item in our last issue to the
etl'ect that luck of advertising hud
killed the venture. Another number
bobbed up again this, week which contained in ila pages an awful g >od poem,
immortalizing Eddie Angrignon, by tbe
dear girl ecribes. We read between thc
lines, perhaps, deeper than the ordinary ii dividual, and suggest that the
young Indies are on tbe matiimuninl
market for all there is in it. Why do
the dear giils worry so much over the
departure of Mr. Lindsay for hia vacation when there are so many bachelors
in the Silver Citv?
The latest sensation pprung is to the
effect that Hector MacDonald "Fighting
Mac," is very much alive and is organizing a powerful army for China. The
famous general was reported four years
ago to have suicidtd himself in a Paris
hotel, but no response was made to a
$1,000 reward offeiedat the time by a
well known London paper to any person
who would come forward ami prove
satisiactorily that Sir Hector's remains
were interred.
All tlie flotsam amP'jetsam which
has adorned (?) the front of the old
Filbert hotel since the big blaze, was
cleaned away this week, for which,
many thanks.
Louis Pratt, manager of the Lust
Chance mine, bas returned from Victoria
whore helms b-Cn endeavouring to arrange an amicable setl lenient v, III) Lieut.
Governor Punsnuiir, virtual owner of the
Noble Five group, in tho matter of tbe
inj'ini'ti ui recently executed against tho
La>t Chance Company. His mission to
tho coast was unsuccessful as the Lieut.
Governor was out. of town. It is lobe
hoped that His Excell ncy will enquire
fully into Ilie meiits of his proposed
plea 1 cforo embarking into a costly lawsuit which will have the the effect if
tying up another of Sandon's big mines.
Geo. N. Alexander came up from Kas-
o on Tuesday to inspect lhe Ruth.
Fifteen men arc now employed.
J. SI. Harris is at Spokane on business.
,T. C. Carrnthers, representing Lenz
e& Leizer, of Victoria, was among our
merchants on Tuesday witli a fine line
of men's furnishings and dry g-ioels.
F. It. Barker, drumming soap on behalf of the John Taylor Co , of Toronto,
was in and out on Tuesday.
W. Dower left for Yalo on Wednesday.
W. Parham, who bus been gazetted as
deputy mining recorder vice F. II, San-
dilaiieis, for some time, was duly put in
possession of all records on Friday last
Angus Mclnnes, mining lecorder at
New Denver, came up and conducted
the installation ceiemony. The present
is an opportune lime to remind prospectors and others that licenses expire on
the 31st inst., and that there might be
something doing if renewals are neglected.
Tlie people of Sandon and Three
Forks should appreciate in a substantial
manner the effort put forth by the committee of the New Denver celebration
to FOe-ure their presence on the 24th.
At a cost of $75 a special train will Lave
Snndon at 8 a.m., and returning will
leave New Denver at 12 (midnight)
after the Ball. Such enterprise met its
most fruitful rcsulis.
Now, 'Brer Clark, what, dope were
you taking when you read the prefix to
the poem by Geo. Lovatt last week. We
deny the allegation in tho "Canadian"
that the lines were the product of our
own Poet L-ureale. A funeral would
have been chronicled ere this bad such
boi-n the case.
Sometime or other the postmaster-
gene.al of Canada must have run foul
of a newspaper man and received an
awful nibbing np the buck,���for this
brilliant functionary is forever venting
his spleen upon the members of the
fourth estate. It was only recently he
gaye out tbe autocratic edict that newspapers should be foleled in a certain
manlier, but such petty tyranny ap-
parently not. causing the editors much
loss of sleep, be cast around for some
move in which he could make them
squeal without iho slighicst chance of
any redress. And so tho fiat bas gone
forth thnt all newspapers crossing the
bonier ei'her ways shall be taxed 1 cent
per copy. What a elm-ions consummation lo his triumphant program ef
diplomacy! The howl, however, dops
not come'Irom tbo pres", for the American public alone will Deer the brunt of
the increased luxation. Iri the future
new Bubsoiihors to this paper on thc
American fide will pay SJ2.50 per annum.
This ulsi is applicable to all renewals
on the other tide). Two dollars for the
paper and (our bits for the privilege of
reading it.
Ono of our nimrods caught a 131b.
char at Bear Lake this week, which
when opened was found to contain
eight guod sized red fish.
So keen is the Indignation fedt in the
district at tho alteration in the mail
serviee that meetings have heen held in
Silverton, Slocan City, New Denver
Three Forks and Sandon, and telegrams
containing strongly worded resolutions
from all these points have been sent to
the Postmaster General.
Wm. Brcnnnn, Alex Forest and Wm.
McLanders, who have a lease ol all the
ground at the Payne, from and Including
No. 5 level to the" top of the bill, came
down this week pending a dispute in tho
terms of the lease being rectified.
Suit. Towgood is nursing a sprained
ankle, sustained whilst stepping from a
rig. Otir football enthusiast will therefor be unable to slunv New Denver how-
battles are won and lost without being
on the water wagon.
Fax's Sarsupurilla is the beBt spring
tonic.
Tlie C.P.R. advertise, on nccount of
Victoria liny, they will sell round trip
tickets it a fare and a third, to and
from all points west nf Port Arthur.
including Kootenay rail and water line-p.
Tickets on sale 2Jnel lo.34tb, inclusive,
good to return till 27th May.
ill ffllMIW
Philip King Wanders in Bush
For Twelve Bays in a
Demented Condition.
An incident which has caused tho
residents ot- Nakusp pome uneasiness
for tlie past twelve eluys hns bocn
brought to a satisfactory ending, A
young man named Philip King who
wns employed by the C.P.R. there,
appears us tho centre figure, and his
troubles begun when he fell from tho
roof of the round-he use three months
ago and fractured his leg anil sustained
other Injuries. Taken to the hospi'al
at New Denver and put under the sui-
gi-al care of Dr. Brouse, he made rapiel
advance to recovery; but aB ho con-
valesc-el he appeared to engender symptoms of mental aberration, which although not of a nature for the man to
he thought incapable of controlling
himself, yet enough lo cause his friends
anxiety. Taking bis discharge from
the hospital he returned to Nakusp,
but he elude 1 t'.ie vigilance of his friendB
and all  search for him proved futile.
It was generally supposed that the
young fellow's mind hail given out and
he had thrown himself into the lake, but
after given up as dead for twelve days
he has returned to Nakusp in a pitiable
and demented condition, Wandering
aimlessly around In tho bush for tbut
time it is little short of marvellous how
be In his weakened con lition existed so
long. Friends have now taken him in
charge, and the doetors who have examined him say he is recovering and is
quite sane again.
Properties To Be Operated.
Just as soon as the_ snow disappears
from the Chicago groun 1 n largo force of
men will be put to work breaking dowu
tho ore which was blocked out lust
summer and fall. The company has
two camps ready to accommodate the
required number of men, and tbe Btore-'
bouses are now being provisioned. A
big order ot steel is now en i:s way from
Nelson to tho mine. We are informed
by a well advised Cody man that tho
Chicago bus one of the best looking ore
bodies in the Slocan, and that they
have it in several drifts. The Chicago
ie singularly fortunate In its locatian
and surroundings, there bi ing a fina
tract of good mining timber and necess-
aiy water. The opening up of the
Chicago ia another link in the chain of
prosperity wnich is now being welded
for this end of Ihe division.
Another crown-granted property to bo
operated in the near future is the Legil
Tender on the Noble V. mountain above
Cody. Mr. C. Freeman has been instructed by his partners to open up tho
mine, and with this end in view he wi)]_
arrive in a few days and pntagangof
men to work.	
Mudslide Wrecks Cottages.
Owing to the liuth Hume bursting, a
mudslide came down this morning carrying away the cottage owned by P. W
Johnston nnd several untenanted
shacks. Fulling inlo tho creek the mud
and debris blocked the waterway and
the rushing water damaged the rear of
Jalland Bro3. store, sweeping a fowl
house and contents away. A largo
crew of nun with a liberal quantity of
dynamite eventually denied the creek,
anil what at one time looked like a disastrous lloo-.l was circumvented.
C. F. Nelson ot New Denver has in
stock a distinctly Slocan sonvenier pin,
showing the colors oi tho Yacht Club
nnd I'-t'ereel In while. You should got
one lo wear on the 24ih.
The Sandon Football club is practising nssiiliously on the recreation ground
nightly for the great fttuggle billed for
the 34th at Ne*w Denver. Captain
Forrest is whipping his men into such
line shape that the t-um are confident,
ot skinning the Lucerne bunch. Scveinl
alterations are being made this week in
the team owing to a couple of players
leaving the country and the enforced
absence through an accident of S. J.
Towgood. If reports are correct us tp I
the line aggregation to be put in thu
field by New Denver, n hot old gauio |
will be worth walking miles to see.
tttaftusp IRota
Mrs. L.J. Kdvan's enteitaincd nl
number e>f her friends nt. a pleasant |
little evening Oil Friday  last.
Mrs. John Bonnie, an old resident of |
Nakusp spent a few eluys in town visiting
friends,
June, the month of roses anil weddings*:!
wi 1 nion  l*c here,  nnd  Dame  Rumor|
says we will have une in Nakusp.   Our
beat wishes.���0. A.
After a longsiegeof towing barges and |
bucking ire,   tho crew of ihestr. Koo-
tenav have dotini'd   theii   Idled   shirts'!
ami !1 inch collars f ir Ihe passenger run.|
Mr, A. C. Voder his rolurncd from
Spokane, and h now in charge tl
Lliidsley Bros, ollice.   ,-
Jli*-s Rosa   Williams, of   Edgowooil,|
who has been   spending u few days  in
town, the gni'Bl of Mrs, F. ,1V.  Jordan,
returned to her home last week. THE  SLOCAN MINING REVIEW,  SANDON,  B.  C.
<5erv��   on    Ono   of  tha. /Vane  rfspatafua, JtitAttm
THE high rank of "Asparagus
officinalis" awarded to this
child of the early springtime justifies us in making
it the subject of a paper entirely
given up to its nature, works and
ways. It was in high favor in imperial Rome. Tho epicurean patrician���when the modern master
would say, "Be quick about it I"
and the city conductor would growl,
"Step lively!"���enjoined his slave
to "elo it in less time than is need-
eel to cook asparagus I"
Most of us are familiar with the
tnle of the two French gourmands
who quarreled over the rival merits
of oil and butter in cooking asparagus, finally compromising by
sending word to the cook to prepare
half of the vegetable with butter
and half with oil. The friends chatted amicably for awhile after the
point was settled. Suddenly the
advocate of butter, who was the
guest of the other, full down in a
fit. The host raised him and saw
that he was dead. Whereupon he
laid tlown the lifeless body, ran to
the head of the kitchen stairs and
shouted to the chef: "Do it all in
oil!   Tho butter-man is dead!"
An American lover of the table
avers that Asparagus officinalis "is
an aristocrat from tip to stalk." All
of which goes to prove that the
owner of the high-sounding title
differs | utterly from human upstarts. He is an upstart, nevertheless, and the. further he gets away
from his native soil the less worthy
is he.
AT ITS BEST IN VIRGINIA
In Virginia, where our aristocrat
of the kitchen-garden is at his best,
he is systematically kept under the
surface of the ground. Asparagus
is planted in rows, and as it peeps
above the earth, it is banked out of
sight, the lceng lines of rich mould
rising steadily to keep pace with its
growth. Ab a result, when the asparagus is cut for the table   it is
tleached from root to tip and tender throughout. It took me a long
dime to learn to accept the spindling green stalks offered in Northern markets as asparagus. Sometimes German green-groeers aud
,<narket-women called it "grass."
This was said to be a perversion of
���the stately name. Indeed, country
iolk often spoke of it as "sparrow-
,grass." A half century ago Frederic Cozzens, genial and loving humorist, maele us laugh with him at
the bucolic ambitions of Mr. Spar-
rowgrass and his spouse. We quote
him to thia day.
PBEJUDICE AGAINST "GRASS"
I own, frankly, to a rooted prejudice agninst thc "grass," which time
anel usage have not overcome. My
heart still turns fondly to the plump
and pale columnettes grown iu
Southern market-gardens. Yet 1 nm
told that what medicinal virtues are
inherent in asparagus are more potent in the green spindles than in
the bleached larger stalks. I nm
quite ready to believe the further
assertion that these virtues nre
eliminated from canned asparagus
and that the delicate straw-color of
the closely packed stalks is due to
chemical agents. We all know hof
flavorless the canned imitation is b,��
comparison with the fresh vego
table.
Like other succulent growths, as
parngus depreciates quickly when
drawn from the earth. If cooked
within an hour or two after it is
cut, the twenty minutes' boil recommended by cook-books will send it
to table tender and good. It has
long been my custom to cut off half
an inch from the lower part of asparagus bought in the markets and
to set the stalks upright in water
as I do with cut flowers. It responds gratefully to the treatment,
growing crisp and plump in a few
hours. A damp cloth should be
thrown over it and the vessel in
which it stands.
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belter for children than Bible hlstorlet. l
do not agree with them, If one 1b wise In
cne'a Beleetlon of Scripture stories.
C. E. W. (Providence,  R. I.).
Packing Eggs
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minute.   It Is very good, prepared In either
way,
A Scallop of Asparagus (Swiss
Style).
Leave but an Inch of the stalk below the
tender part of the tips. Cook tender in
boiling water, salted, adding a bit of butter at the end of ten minutes. Drain nnd
dispose a layer in a well-buttered bakedlsh.
(lave ready six eggs boiled hard. Rub tho
/oiks to powder, season with pepper and
^alt and strew thickly over the asparagus,
fciot with butter and put In the rest of the
ttiporagus.   Pour over the  top  a cupful   of
milk heated to seaming, then thickened with
a roux mude by stirring together ln n pan
over the tire a great spoonful of butter with
a tablespoonful of flour. Cover .this sauce
with very fine, dry crumbs, stick bits of
butter in it, pepper and sift Parmesan
cheese over all. Bake for fifteen minutes,
covered, in a brisk oven, then uncover and
brown lightly.
Curried Asparagus.
The tips are used for this dish.
Make a roux by frying a sliced onion in
three tablespoonfuls of butter, until the
onion Is slightly colored. Strain it out, then
return the butter to the fire and stir Into
It a heaping tablespoonful of flour, a tea-
spoonful of lemon juice, a dash of paprika
N and a tablespoonful of curry powder. Have
ready hented in another saucepan a cupful
of milk (adding a pinch of soda), and stir
It gradually into the roux, removing It
from the lire to do this. Set again on the
range, stir for a few seconds and pour
over the asparagus tips, which have been
cooked tender In salted boiling water,
drained and arranged in a deep dish.
A   delightful   side  dish   when  cold  lamb
or cold  chicken Is the piece de resistance.
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The Housemothers' Exchange
ASPARAGUS RECIPES
Boiled Asparagus (English Style).
Cut off an inch from the lower part of the
atallu and scrape them from end to end
with a sharp knife, taking off the thin outer
���kin alone, without bruising the rest. All
the stalks must be of equal length. Bind
them  Into a bunch and  set upright  In  a
. iiaucepan of boiling water slightly salted,
JiiHt deep enough to leave over an Inch of
the tips out of water. Lay clean stores
about  the   base  of   the  stalks   to  prevent
\ them from tipping over. Fit a close cover
on the saucepan to keep In the steam, and
after you feel that the boil has begun, cook
I  twenty minutes.
.     Take up the asparagus, drain off all the
I -water, untie the threads and lay the stalks,
alternately  tip  to  base,   on  a    hot    dish.
Coyer with a good drawn butter and serve.
This might be called a "steamed" rather
than boiled asparagus, the distinctive feature of the process being that the tips are
steamed and thus left plumper and less
sodden than if immersed with the stalks In
the boiling water. If the asparagus be withered and stale, cook for twenty-five minutes.
Boiled Asparagus (German Style).
Cut two Inches from the lower part of the
���stalks. (The thrifty German housewife
never throws these away. They go Into the
atockpot, adding pleasantly to the flavor).
Scrape off the woody skin and tie Into
bunches of a dozen stalks each. Lay at
length ln a saucepan and cover with boiling
water. Put on a cover and cook fast for
ten minutes; then add an even teaspoonful
of salt and a heaping teaspoonful of butter.
Cook for fifteen minutes more; drain, lay on
buttered toast and pour over It a cupful of
drawn butter based on milk, Into which a
beaten egg has been stirred and heated for
une minute. Season the white sauce with
salt and pepper.
Baked Asparagus (Italian Style).
Out the stalks short, aa directed in the
$3st   recipe,   and  cook  tender   In   talfcad
boiling water. Drain and cover the bottom of a buttered bakedlsh with a layer,
arranging ln alternate rows of tips to the
ends of the stalkB. Have ready this
sauce: Drawn butter, based upon a cup
of hot milk thickened with a roux of
a tablespoonful of flour cooked smooth
with a scant tablespoonful of butter; tho
yolks of two eggB beaten light and
two heaping tablespoonfuls of Parmesan
cheese. Cover the layer of asparagus with
this, dust lightly with cayenne, put ln the
rest of the asparagus, arranged as before;
pour the remainder of the sauce on this^
and sift fine crumbs that have been dried
ln the oven on the top of all. Bake, covered, for ten minutes, then brown delicately.
This is a savory entree, and much liked
by those who have eaten It in Italy. Parmesan cheese must be used in the manufacture. No other kind will give the
right flavor.
Asparagus Cups.
With a cake-cutter cut rounds of stale
French bread an inch and a half thick.
With a cutter a size smaller mark a circle In the centre of each round to the
depth of an inch. Carefully take out the
crumb defined by this circle, leaving a
well-rounded well, with a thin layer of
bread at the bottom. Fry these to a light,
even brown In salted fat, and All with the
following mixture:
FILLING.
Cook the tips of a bunch of asparagus
tender In water to which you have added
a little salt and a teaspoonful of butter,
train, pepper; mix with a rich drawn
butter; return to the Are, and when It simmers stir into it (carefully, not to break
the tips) a beaten egg. Blmmer for a minute; arrange the hot "cups'* on a heated
platter and (111 them with the mixture.
Serve very hot. Tou may Improve the
entree by sifting Parmesan cheese over the
filled  cups and setting In the oven for a
I UK AD the letter In yesterday's paper
fl|Dm "Stenographer," and your answer,
%fj(l your Ideas so entirely coincided with
mint that I want to write and tell you so,
and (hunk you for tho answer you gave her,
and In a way to others who hold her views.
I suppose she is not to blame because ��ne
never had a chance to learn how to take
care of a house, but how docs she know
she dues not like it when she has never
tried it? Of course, there are things about
housework not entirely pleasant, but so
thero are about office work. I don't liko to
clean my typewriter and get my hands all
stained, but I have It to do just thc same.
Neither do I love to scrub floors and wash
up a lot of kitchen dishes, but I think the
enjoyable parts of housework more than
compensate for these unenjoyable things,
I am not like her. I love housework, and
all that pertains to it, and for a girl who
has worked in an office for four years aftor
completing a high school course I think I
have a pretty good idea of what housework means. My mother was not taught
housework when a girl���that is, to moke a
study of it���and haB never liked It, and she
determined that her daughters should be
taught housework clear through, and I
know I have been, and my little sister Is
making a good start.
It seems to me that no boarding-house
life can make up for a home life, it may
be a little more aristocratic, as she seems
to think, but no boarding houBe would satisfy me, and I know whereof I speak, for
I, too, am going lo be married before many
monthB, and nothing but a home, even
though it be only a small flat, would satisfy me, and I know from things my fiance
has said that 1b what he wants, too. He
has never had a home, being an orphan,
and he looks forward to our having a homo
with a great deal of pleasure. I don't see
what she can bo thinking of deliberately
to put aside home life and be content
with a boarding house. I don't believe she
would be, either, after giving it a trial,
What is more pleasant than the washing
and wiping of dainty chlnu and glassware,
the cooking and serving of a good meal that
Is Just enough for two, or the arranging
and cleaning of a house? Maybe I am a
little too far the other way, but It seems
to me that when I am through office work
and am ln my own home my Joy will be
full.
Her fiance has the higher Ideals of the
two  la  wanting a home.    Even  granting
that while there are Just the two of them
they might be contented in a boarding
house, probably some time there will be ono
more, and maybe more, and surely thon
they would want a homo. I think |t is a
girl's highest privilege, being queen of a
home, no matter how small It Is.
Your good letter confirms me in the
belief I love to cherish���namely, that
tho heart of American womanhood Is
still true to the "real things." With
the discouraged prophet of Israel, 1
may say sometimes, when weary with
bruiting myself against the stone wall
of prejudice an" fighting away the
vapors of frivolity:
���'INjave been very Jealous for the
truth, and the women of this generation have forsaken right Ideals and
thrown down the family altars which
their mothers served, and I. even I
only, am left."
With the return of strength and tho
power to reason aright comes the confident faith that there are seventy
times seven thousand in the land
which Is our goodly heritage that
have not bowed their knees to the
Baal of worJdllncre nor kissed him
with their lips. I shake my head at
but one lino of your protest. I do
not think a boarding-house life In
the least "aristocratic." Nor do I
think it is so rated by people who
know the best side of social life. I
am sure that I have never felt myself to be so low ln the social scale
as during the few months when
a ponding change of residence made
boarding expedient. It was at the
end of thi�� penitential period that my
especial "John," who haa a mind of
his own and .. fair command of nervous English, declare i that he "would
rather live upon beefsteak and boiled
potatoes in his own house than sit
down, day after day, to a ten-courso
dinner in the finest hotel in the land."
I have never yet seen a pane man
who did not hold kindred opinions.
Women and Ideas
I Insert us much of our ucxt letter as
I can make room for, not because 1
agree with the writer in her contention,
but that other women, and particularly
mothers, may ponder upon her ideas
and express their individual views. For
myself, I own, without a blush, that I
cried out "Yes!" at dear Peter Pan's
appeal: "Don't you believe in fairies?"
Nor have I ever found that my children confounded the true and the faise
in everyday life and working hours for
having been fed, as a dessert after lessons and real tasks, with the blessed
old fairy tales. Jean Jacques Rousseau
(of whose private life we will say nothing in a family paper) considered that
the parent who told his child that birds
and beasts talk and huve dramas, etc.,
after the manner of humankind, did his
offspring great harm.
I am sorry that I cannot recall the
author of a rhyming reply to the
French theorist that I once knew by
heart.   It began:
"I will not ask Jean Jacques Rousseau
If birds confabulate or no,
Of all things old and some things new.
The child who reads and takes for true
The stery of a cock and bull
Must havo a most uncommon skull."
But now for our thoughtful correspondent's well-written essay:
Many children annoy their parents by lying. I have wondered if reading fairy tales
to the little ones and making up stories to
entertain them had anything to do with
this untruthfulness. Children cannot understand why they may not make up stories,
too, without being called wicked and being
punished.
For my  part,   I see no sense  in telling
children about the cow who
"Jumped  over  the  moon.
While the dlnh ran away with the spoon."
It would be far better to read something
sensible to them; something that will help
them to grow up with noblo thoughts and
muke thorn kind to their fellows.
Some fairy tales frighten children. I
know of a child who is afraid to go Into
the garden because some ono read to him
��X a uuiu mIH who was turuud lute �� but-
If a little flour be mixed with the salt
used ln packing eggs, It will prevent the
hardening of the salt about the sheila.
Sift the flour.
May  I come  again?
G.   H.   P.   (Holland.   Mich.).
Brief and to the point! The suggestion Is sensible. Salt absorbs moisture
with marvelous readiness and holds It.
ln drying, it cakes and hardens*. I have
seen eggs that Y.erd packed In salt
break when the lump of salt was de-
taehed from them. Upon the same principle the canny housewife mixes cornstarch with the salt in the cellars pro-
pared for table use.
Yes; come again and often, If you are
always as pertinent and sententious as
you have been today.
A Bit of Encouragement
I have always thought yours a difficult
task, but I have more sympathy with you
now than ever.
About three months ago I wrote aBklng
you for two recipes. I gave up looking
for an answer long ago. I believed my
request had found a resting place In the
waste basket. Nor did I wonder at this,
for really the matter waa not important
after all. Imagine my surprise and pleasure at seeing my letter and one of the
desired recipes In a late Issue of the Exchange!
Since I have realized that you must
actually keep track of all letters, and that
you really do answer each ln turn, I think
your patience must exceed that of Job. The
task seems tremendous to me, and I write
thie to encourage those who wait long for
replies, and to bespeak for you their sympathy.
Here Is the recipe I promised:
Sour Cream Chocolate Cake.
Melt two squares of chocolate in one-half
cup of sour cream. Beat together the yolks
of three egga, one and a half cups of sugar
and another half cup of sour cream. Add
the melted chocolate, a pinch of salt, one
large cup of flour, one teaspoonful of soda
and one of vanilla. Finally, the beaten
whites of the three eggs.
Bake in a square tin, and when cool pour
a boiled icing over it.
To make this last: Boil a cupful of sugar
with one of water until it "threadB." Beat
the white of an egg light and add a quarter
teaspoonful of cream of tartar; pour the
syrup over this slowly, and whip all light.
When the right consistency Is gained,
spread upon tho cake. The cream of tartar
makes the Icing light and thick.
C. E. S. (River Forest, III.).
Your patient consideration for an overweighted editor Is as southing as It la
unexpected, The veriest dullard in figures can flg-ass at the lmposslbltty of
crowding 166 alters per day Into a corner that won!'* -hold but twenty at most.
I am so used to tart queries as to the
reason that Utters demanding replies
within two or t&ree days do not appear
under that number of weeks and why
others never see the light, that your gen-.
tle appreciation of my difficulties, and
my honest desire to mete out Justice tc
all. Is like a poultice to an inflamed surface. Not that I lay unreason and Intemperate reproaches to heart. The Inflammation Is but sktn deep, yet briar*
annoy and mud is unsightly until It la
dry enough to rub off. .
A Suggestion
(Contributed.)
I hf-o tried the recipe for the "Marlon
Harland Compote" sent ln by a constituent. We pronounce It "very good." But
may I suggest that half the quantity of
water (or none at all) be put Into tha
bake dish with the apples, as the water
draws the flavor from the apples?
There la enough juice from the apples
when they are baked, covered, to keep
them from burning, and when it is retained by the apples it brings the compote  to  perfection.
A READER (Berwyn, 111 .
Recipes (Contributed)   .
Crackerjack.
Pour over unsalted poDcorn lhe molasses taffy given herewith, and cracker-
Jack far superior to the ordinary variety
will be the result:
One cup of New Orleans molasses; four
cups of sugar (granulated for light taffy,
brown for dark): butter, the size of an
egg; one cup of- vinegar.
Boil hard until it threads, or drops brittle ln cold water. Remove from the stove
and stir in as much soda as will lie on a
dime.
Chop-a-Com.
Pour hot chocolate fudge over unsalted
popped corn. J. M. (Manistee, Mich.).
Apple Tapioca.
Pare, wash and core carefully tart applet.
Sweet apples will not do. Arrange ln a
deep dish. Fill the interstices with a
half-cupful of sugar; stick a bit of butter In
each apple; squeeze half a lemon over the
apples, then pour in gradually a cupful of
cold water. Cover the dish and bake until
the apples are soft.
Have ready a cupful of tapioca that haa
been soaked for four hours ln enough water
to cover It well. Drain the syrup from tha
apples upon the soaked tapioca and set
over the fire In a double boiler until It It
boiling hot. Pour, then, upon the applet
in the dish; cover again and bake slowly
for twenty minutes.
You may serve hot in the dish, eating it
with hard sauce, or transfer to a glass
diuh white warm, and eat ice-cold with
sugar and  cream,
A. D. F.  (Buffalo, N. Y.).
Fork Tenderloin and Apples.
(A nice breakfast dish.)
Broil the tenderloins thoroughly over a
clear fire. Do this slowly, turning t.wm
several timet to keep In the Juices and to
get them cooked evenly. When done, lay
upon a hot platter and lubricate with a
mixture of butter and tomato catsup, Tr.-at
both sides in thla way and set the dish,
closely covered, In a hot, open oven for Ave
minutes.
Then lay about the pork, tart apples,
sliced, but not cored or pared, and fried to
a delicate brown In butter or In the fat of
talt pork.
Mrs. H. A. R. (ColumbUB, Ohio).
A Ginger }ar's Transformation
LUCKY, Indeed, Is the woman who
owns ona of those fascinating
old ginger Jars from China that
were so popular half a century ago.
Many a scafnrb-g captain, caught
by the rich color wiJ glaze of the blue
and white jars, lacked them up for a
few cents Just to show his women-
kind at home whs** pretty wares "the
heathen furrlner" could turn out. And
the wife or mother, after due wonder,
would probably utilize the rare vase to
hold her pickles or even to the prosalo
mixing of her "sets" for bread.
Little did either realize that their
grandchildren .vould value those vases
among their greatest treasures, which
to buy would cost almost their weight
In gold.
These old Canton ginger Jars, not content with masquerading ln their old
age as flower holders, ure now being put
to a new and Interesting use as a base
for a lamp.
A clever young bride, whose grandfather was a mate on a Chinese trading ship back ln the forties, recently
found three of these charming blue and
Ahlto jars ln her grandmother's attic.
Rapturously she displayed her find, to
the old ludy's vust amusement at the
queer tnste of girls nowadays ln wanting to own those "old Chinee crocks."
Two were at once put to use as flower Jars for the dining table. The
third was filled with a brass tank and
burner. After a somewhat lengthy
search a blue and white shade that
toned ln beautifully with the* rlth*
colors of the base was found In a junk
shop, and a remarkably handsome
lamp was given a place of honor in
the drawing room.
So much admired was this lamp that
one of the other Jars was converted
to the same use. As a second lucky
find of a suitable porcelain shade did
not materialize, a queer hammered
brass shade of Oriental design was
substituted with equally good effect.
Any one owning such a Jar would
have no difficulty in turning It Into a
lamp after tho lighting apparatus Is
added, by buying one of the pretty
Japanese paper and bamboo shades
ln harmonizing tones that may be
so easily picked up. Indeed, a shade
could be home-made at a trifling expense If a cheap wire frame Is covered with one of the quaint dragon
papers  In   queer  Oriental   blue   toti���-
that are now to be found '���* ' '  . j*
cities. 1��\
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;-    Dear Tonuny���Papa says if I keep a dog I must gjiv�� him a bath "-every        It's hard -work scrubbing Hector, so I made a revolving brush like this
week. diagram.
The water revolves the motor and keeps the brush wet.
I was getting along finely when Papa came in and volunteered to hold
Hector.
I was just bearing down hard on the brush when Papa got nervous and       Then Hector made a flying leap over Papa and escaped.   Yours, Willie.
let go I P. S.���Papa had to change all his dothes.
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"     for Crown Grants    -   -    7.50
"     " Purchase of Land   -   *7.fi0
"      " License to Cut Timber 6.00
All locals will be charged for at tbo rale
of 15c. per line eacb issue.
Transient rates made known on application.    No room for QuackB.
Address all Communications and make
Cheques payable to
JNO.   J*   ATHERTON,
Editor and Publisher.
Sbe Slocan Ibotel
Gbree forte,
SB.C,
Headquarters for Mining Men
���when visiting this famous Silver-
Lead Mining Camp. Every
comfort foi the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar and Excellent Pool Table.
Hugh Niven, Proprietor
LAND NOTICES.
Notice is hereby given that '60 davs
utter date I intend to apply to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works, ut
Victoria, for permission to purchase lhe
lollowing described tract of land ill
West Kootenav District. Commencing
at a post planted on tlie south side of
N & S. Ry. Near east end of Box Lnke,
marked L. G.. S. W. C. Initial post,
thence nortli 40 chains along the eastern
boundary lino of Joseph Preslley's location, thence east 40 chains, thence
south 40 chains, thence west 40 chain*-,
to point of commencement. Containing KiO acres more or less.
Dated Apiil llth, 1907
L. GALLAGHER,
Je 20. P. J. Gallagher, agent.
Notice is hereby given that 00 days
after dale I Intend to apply to the Chief
Commisioner of Lands and Works, at
Victoria for permission to purchase the
following described tract of bind in
West Kootenav Distiict. Commencing
at a pott planted on tlie south side of
the N, & S. Rv., marked 'N, S. I'".,
S. W.C. Initial post," thence north 21)
chain** along the eastern boundary line
of L. Gallagher's location, near Box
Lake, thence enst 40 chains, thence
aoutli 20 clmins, thence west 40 chains,
to point cf commencement, Containing 80 acres more ar le:s.
Dated April llth, 1907.
N. S. FRASER.
Je20 P. Gallagher, agent.
Notice is hereby given that (i0 davs
after data I intend lo apply to tbe Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works, at
Victoria, for permission to purchase the
following described tract of land in
West Kootenay District. Commencing
at a post pUnted on tbe north side of
the N, & S. Ry. about 200 feet from Ihe
track about one balf-niilo east of Box
Lakenater tank, maiked .LP., S. B.C.
Initial post, thence west 40 chains
tliei.ee noi tli 40 chains thenceeast 40
chains, thenco south 40 chains lo point
of commencement. Containing loo
acres more or lcs.
Dated April lllh. 1907.
Je20 JOSEPH PRESLEY
Notice is lieroby given that 00 days
from date, I intend to apply to the Hon.
the Chief Commissioner ot Lands and
Works, at Victoria, B.C., for permission
to purchase the following described
tract of land in tlie West Kootenay District about 1,'j milei N.E. of Rosebery
station. Commencing at a post marked
I'.J.G.S.WC, Initial post planted on
the north side oftlieflist east fork of
Wilson creek and on the eai*t aid.) of
tho main Wilson creek, thence north 10
chains, thence caBt 0 chains, thence
north 10 chains, thence east 5 chains,
thenco north 20 chains, ihence east 40
chains, thence south 40 chains, thence
west CO chains to pointof commencement. Containing 175 acres of land
more or less.
Dated this 13th dav of April, 1907.
JeaO 1'. J. GALLAGHER.
"Tailholt" mineral claim, situate in the
Slocan City Mining Division of West
Kootenav District. Where located :���
About 2,090 feet in a westerly direction from Howard Fraction, aljout one
mile north of North Fork of Lemon
Creek.
Take notice that I, Henii Robeit Jorand, Free Miners Certificate No. B78,300,
as agent for Anna Ferguson, Executrix
of the last will and testament ��f William Henry Ferguson licensed. Free
Miners Oerlifloate No. B4719, intend, 60
days from the dale hereof, tu apply tn
the Mining Hi colder (or a certificate of
improvements for the purpose ot obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice, Ihat action
under section 87, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate of
Improvments.
Dated this 25th day of April, A.TU907.
Je27 II. R. JORAND.
TIMBER NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that 30 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a special license to cut and
carry away timber from the following
described lands situated in the Slocan
mining district of West Kootenay:
Commencing at a post planted on the
second oust Fork of Wilson creek and
about 8 miles fiom main Wilson cieek,
marked I). Tourney's N.W. corner post
thence south 80 chains, ihence easl80
chains, thence north 80 chains, Ihence
west 80 chains to point of commencement.
Located April 12, 1907.
M2'i D.TUO.MEY, locator.
Notice is hereby given that GO days
aftei' date I intend to apply to tho chief
Commisioner ol Lands and tVorks for
permission to purchase the following
described land situated on tbe west
shoio of Slocan lake about '._; mile in a
southerly direction. Commencing at a
post worked A.O.'a S.E. corner post,
thenca 20 chains west, thence 40 chains
north, thence 20 chains east, thence 40
chains south to place of commencement,
containing 80 acres more or less.
Dated May 0th 1907.
A. OWENS
Jv. 18 locator.
Certificate of Improvements.
"Independence"      Mineral     Claim,
situate in  the Slocan   City  JBning
Division of West Kootenay district
Where located:���On   Lemon   C'fcol;
adjoining   tho   Crusader   Mineral
Claim.
Take nolhe that I, H. R.JJorand, Fice
Miner's Certificate No. 1378,800 acting
for myself and as agent for \V. J. Bhat*
ford Free Miner's Certificate No B4.885,
intend, (10 days from the date Hereof,
to apply to thc Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of
the above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section !!7, must be commenced
before the issuance of Such Certificate
oi Improvements.
Dated this 2nd day of May, A.D. 1907 j
II. R. JORAND
f*****&$*
Jalland
Bros.
SOLE AGENTS FOR STANSFIELDs
 UNDERWEAR	
Just  Arrived
UNDERWEAR
A LARGE
SHIPMENT
DELAYED IN
TRANSIT.
We Will Sell at
Reduced  Prices.
Also SUITS and PANTS
At Cost
Go to Wilson's for
s,
Fflotur,   Hay,    Oats,
Vegetables,
l, S1
H. WILSON
SILVERTON, B.C,
- TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS.
NOTICE.
To Michael Penrose, or to whomsoever
he may have transferred his interest
in the "Young Rambler" mineral
claim,    situated   near   McGuigan,
located the 3rd day of October, 1000,
recorded  the  17th  day of October,
3900, in the. Slocan Mining Division
of West Kootenay District.
You are hereby notified that I have
expended $102.50 in labor and improvements on tlie above-mentioned mineral
claim, under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within 90 days from the
cate of ttiis notice you fail or refuse to
ontribnte your proportion of tbe above-
mentioned sum, togethor with  all costs
of advertising, your interest in tbe said
rlaim will become  the  property of the
undersigned,  under   section   4 of. the
Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900.
Dated  at Sandon, this 3rd   day   of
April, 1907.
FRED ERICKSON.
LAND NOTICE.
Sixty days after dato I intend to
apply to tbe Chief Commisioner or Lands
and Works at Victoiia, B.C., for permission to purchase the following land,
situated in West Kootenay Dl'trict,
commencing at a post 20 chains north
of J. S. Morrison's S.E. corner, thence
60 chains North, thenca 20 chains enst,
thence 00 chains south, thence 20chains
west to point of commencement, containing 120 acres.
Located March 20, 1907.
WM. SUTHERLAND.
Mar 28 OOd
Notice is hereby given that GO days
after date I intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for permission lo purchase (he following
described tract of land In West Kootenay.
Commencing at a post, marked S. Y.
Brockman'e N.W. corner, planted at
the N.E. corner of VV. Schulyke's preemption; thence 80 chains east, thence
40 chains south, thence 80 chains west,
tnenco 40 cliains north to point of commencement, following boundaries of
crown grunted mineral claims, if any,
overlapping.
Dated April 4th, 1907.
S. Y. BROCKMAN.
A pi 11 GO
Notice is hereby given Unit !S0 days
after data I intend to apply to lhe Hon.
the Chief commissioner of I.ands and
Works for afpecial license to rut and
carry away limber from lhe following
described laud in Ilia West Koo'enay
District: On the west side of tho Arrow
Lake. Commencing at a post about 40
chains from said shore marked G.B.S.
N.E. comer, thonce west 80 chains,
thence south 80 cliains, thpnee east 80
chains to N.W. cor. of John Feony's preemption claim, thonce north SO chains
to point of commencement, containing
640 acres more or less.
Dated April 30th, 1907.
G. B. SANDERS,
Je, 13 Per R. II, Smith, Agent.
Notice, is hereby given that GO days
after date I intend to apply to the Hon .
the Cnief Commissioner of LSnds and
Works at Victoria, B. 0. for permission
to purchase tha following described
lands situate in West Kootenay District;
Commencing at a post planted at the
south-eait cornerof lot 7547 and markid
J. St. D, S.W. corner, thence north
along tlie enst line of lot 7547 20 chains,
thence cast 30 clmins, thence south 20
chains to the north-east corner ot lot
8127, thence following along the line of
lot 8127, 20 chains to the pointof commencement and containing 40 acres.
Dated at Slocan. R.C. April SOlh, 1907.
JOHN ST. DENIS.
Per D. St. Denis, Agent.
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
after dale I intend to apply to the Hon.
the Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to purchase the
following described lands in West Kootenay District: Commencing at a post
marked "II. Ringrose's N.W. corner
post," said post being at N.E. corner of
Lot 7, Block 382, Group 1, West Kootenay District, ihence rouih 40 chains,
thence east 20 chains, thence north 40
chain's, thence west 20 chains to point
of commencement, containing 80 acres
more or less.
Dated April 20th, 1907.
Jy.4 II. RINGROSE.
Notice is hereby given that GO days
after date I intend to apply to the Hon.
the Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works lor permission to purchase th"
following described lands in West Kootenay District: Commencing at a post
marked "A. J. Watson's N.W. Corner
post," suid post being at south-east
comer of lot 7 Block 382, Group I,
West, Kootenay District, thence south
80 chains, ihence east 20 chains, thence
north 80 chains, thenco West 20 chains
to point of commencement, containing
160 acres more or less.
Dated April 20th, 1907.
7-4 A. J. WATSON.
VICTORIA
HOTEL *j*
Silverton, %6.
Recognised by the Travelling
Public, Miners and Mining
Men to be the Nest Hotel in
���the Slocan. The bar is stocked with the choicest quenchers.
"K. fH>. Spencer .* prop
I J. FlMlai
provincial Hssaper
anb Cbemtet
Sandon Assay Office
Late F. II, HAWKINS.
Ordinary Tariff:
Gold, Silver, L<*ad, Copper, Iron, Silica,
$1.00 each.
Silver witli Copper or Lead, Manganese,
Lime, 11.50 each.
Zinc,  Antimony,    Sulphur,  Gold and
Silver, $2.00.
Gold, Silver, wilh Lead or Copper, Zinc
and Silver, $2.50.
Silver, Zinc and Lead  i,S.OO
Gold, Silvor, Zinc, Lead and Iron, $4.00
Special Rates (or Mine and Mill Work.
Application to purchase Lands.
Notice ig hereby given that 60 days
from date, I intend" to apply to tbe Hon.
the Chief Commissioner of Land!
and Works, at Victoria, B. C, for
permission to purchase the following
described lands, situated in the Slooau
Division of West Kootenay District, between Ton Mils and Twelve Mile creeks
and about one half miio from Slocan
Lake commencing at a poEt. marked
J. T. Kelly's S.E. corner pott, thenoe
west 20 chains along the linn of Lot
No. 1024, G 1, thence north 20 chaii s,
thence east 20 chains, thenca south 20
chaim to point of commencement, containing 40 acres more or less.
Located the lllh dav of March, 1907.
JOHN T. KELLY,
J. H.Cory, Agent.
Mar  4 2m
Notice is hereby given that 00 days
after date L intend to apply to the
Hon. the Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works at Victoria, B.C.,
for permission to purchase the
following described land* situated
in the Slocan Division of West Kootenay Distiict between Ten and Twelve
Mile decks snd about one half mile
from Slocan Lake, commencing at a
post marked J. IL Cory's N.W. corner post, thence 20 chains east ��lon<:
tholincofLot 1023, Gl, thonce 40chains
south, thence 20 chains west, thence 40
chains north, to pointof commencement,
containing 80 acres more or less.
- Located March lllh, 1807.
J. H. CORY,
Mar 14 2m Locator.
Maternity Hospital
New Denver, B.C.
PATIENTS TAKEN AT ANY TIME.
Excellent Care.    Quiet Home.   Special
Care Given to Maternity Cases.
Address All Communications to
Mrs. J.F. DELANEY.
To Rent
Several Residences at
Very Small Figure
J. M. HARRIS.
********+****���************ ****************************
��� ���
^B!r*Vff /-JS--.3 ^ AtVtTa*. A t       ���
���:
a
IRobt. Cunning proprietor.
A Home from Home.       Fully equipped for High-Class     *
Trade.    Excellent Accommodation and
Splendid Cuisine Always.
Personal supervision given to the wants of Our Patrons.
(Bbotcest Xiquore, Mines ano (Hoars.        %
********************* ^r************** ************
=rp=
The.
Excellent
Rooms.
THOMPSON BROS.
Proprietors.
EK��S
Visitors to Sandon should not fail to test the
quality of the "shots" at this famous saloon.
The very choicest Liquors, Wines and Cigars
always on hand.    ::    Au excelleut Pool Table.
.t*******'K">***>'*W''*'*+*H**H^fr    ���****��� ************************i
Spring anb
Summer
Samples
from Crown
tailoring Co.
1 The Most Complete and varied assortment ever
in the Country,
If In Worsteds, Tweeds, Cheviots, Serges, etc.
Complete fit and entire satisfaction guaranteed.
Groceries, Canned Goods and Provisions
Also complete L-iue of Geut's. Furnishings aud Supplies.
************************* m ************************
Koofeivay
liotel
SANDON'S FAMOUS HOUSE OF CALL.
Thero Is no better house in tbe Kootenays for
the Mining Man to make his Headquarters.
Visitors will find an up-to-date style of doing
business, and the Barkeeps are artists in their
lint.
The Finest Wines and Liquors and Choicest Brands of Cigars
McLeod & Walmsley   -   Props.
^sai*gaBtaB^s**ait3g��5E*-��*-<^?!tEtgSS*g**50
The
Sandon Bakery*
JAS. WOOD3
lies &
DAILY
AND CANNED GOODS.
In Adjoining Vie'iibos.
SANDON MINERS' UNION.
No. 8i.      \V. F. M. *
Meats every Saturday evening at 7:30
p. m. Visiting Brothers aro cordially
invited to attend.
10-lv A, Shilland, SecroUry.
Notice is hereby given tbat thirty days
after dato I intend to apply to ihe" lion.
Cliief Commisioner oil.an la and Works
for a special license to cut and carry
away timber from tbe following described lauds situate near Slocan Lake in
West Ko*tHiay District. Commencing
at a post on tbo South bank of Ten
Mile cre.-k, abouta miles from its mouth
and marked A. VV'b N.VV. comer post,
thenco enst lo'O chains, thonce south 40
chains, thence ��o.'t KiO chains, (hence
north 40 chains to pointof comruenoe-
nient.
Dated April 23ml 1907.
5-30 A. WALLACE,
The Leading Hotel of the Silvery Slocan
lhe Rec
Sandon, B. C.
Heabqunvtcro for fl&tntno ano Gravelling fOcn
Meals First Class. Bar, The Best
IKooms "Havoc, Clean anO doe-?.
e^
��� ************************* *************************)\
FIT AND STYLE
GUARANTEED,
The Kootenay Tailor
**lZ2*JLZK��'X'^e^^^rT^*^Sjp
SANDON, B.C.
********<.*****<?***<>****** *************************.]
Put tip in Pint Bottles for Family and Hotel Trade.
Wc guarantee its Strength and Purity.
MADB   BY   THB
few York Brewery J
Sanfcon fllMnevs' "Onion Hospital
Open to the Public.
Rales by Subscription $1.00 per month. Non-subscribers $2.00 per diem.-
 Hospital Staf!	
C. E. ANDERSON.     ' - -     WM. E. QOMM, M. D.
Address Communications To The Secretary.
St James'
New Denver, B.C.
Visitors to New Denver, the beauty spot
of tlie Continent, will find this hotel
to be thoroughly equipped for
for tho comfort of Tourists.
Well stocked liar.
Excellent boating, Grand scenery.
SPLENDID SAMPLE ROOMS
A. JACOBSON - - - Proprietor.
lid
New Oenweir.
RATES $3 to 3.50 A DAY.
FINE SAMPLE ROOMS.
Special attention given to Mining Trado.
Splendid Scenery, Fishing, Boating, etc.
H. STEGE.
No matter what bis occupation, may save
money by getting hia
Shots Made to Order.
For a Mining Shoo
(litre is nothing better
than the famous BAIj
ET FR1L1.E FRENCH
CALF or KIP UPPER
with a good, solid,
hand made bottom	
Tiiese times can only be got by
leaving your older with
P. w.
Shoemaker - Sandon
IS. Wi. TOfbbowson
PROVINCIAL ASSAYER and
METALLURGICAL CHEMIST.
Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead, each, $1.00
Gold-Silver. .$150     Silver-Lead. .$1 50
Zinc. .$2.00 Gold Silver with Copper or
Lead.. 3.50.
Prompt attention  given to nil samples.
25 per cent, discount n'mn five samples
BAKER ST., NELSON.
P.O. Drawer, 1I0S Phono A67
Summer
'lings,
ATLANTIC SERVICE
ROYAL     MAIL     STEAMER
Montreal
Quebec
Liverpool.
LAKE CIIAMPLAIN. ..MAY 25.
EMPRESS BRITAIN...MAY 81.
LAKE ERIE JUNES
EMPRESS IRELAND. .JUNE 14
LAKE MANITOBA JUNE 23
EMPRESS BRITAIN...J UNE 28
And Weekly Thereafter.
SUPERIOR    ACCOMODATION
Saloon   Second Class    Steerage.
For rates, berth reservations,
saloon plans, drscriptivo literature
Opply to local agents or write,
J S. Cibtf.k,      E. J. Coylb.
D.P.A. Nelson,    A.G.P.A.
B.C.       Vancouver, B.O,
LAND NOTICE.
Sixty days at er date I intend to
apply 10 the Hon. Chief Co'nmisslo nor
of Lauds and Works at Victoria, B.C.,
for permission to mirclmi-e lhe followilig
described lands, sntiuite In West Koiten-
av District : Commencing at a post on
the noi th side of rivht of way of N. & S.
Railway, thence 28,268 chains north
along west boundary of lot 7084, ihence
oust aiong noiih boundary of lot 7684
20 chains, thence north ~0 cham-",
thenco west 20 chains mora or less loS.E.
corner of lot 7547, ihence along souih
boundary of lot 7G47 10 clmins more ox
less, ihence north 20 chains, thenco I
west ISO chains, thenco north 20 chains
thence, west 80 cliains more or lists lo
East sii?o of light of way of N. & S.
Railway, thenee it Ion*; East boundary 0,11
N. it S! Railway ri^ht of way to a point
40 chains south, tin nee west 28.04
chairs, thence south 20 chain!*, thenco |
east 10 chains, thence -south 10 oliflias,
thence cist 20.b0i) chains to intersect |
with N. & S. Railway ri^lit of 'VftS
thenco southerly along east s-id"
N, &S. Railway right of way to ptJintl
of commencement, and containing 402.781
acres mote or less.
Located March 88rd; 1907.
ETTA ST. DENIS,
Je 27 Per D. S'. Denis, agent.
Uootel .:
DUNCAN GRANT,
Proprietor.
TTHiS Well Known
Hotel lias lately
heen purchased hy the
above, aud he promises
patrons personal attention to make their stay
with him a pleasant
one. Everything strictly First-Class.
Silvectoit ^ B.C,
TIMBER NOTICE?.
Notice is hsraby given that 33 days I
after date I intend to apply to thol
Cliief Commissioner of Lands and!
Works for permission to cut and carry!
away" timber from tho following des-l
cribed lands, Biuuie iii West Kootenay]
District:
No. L   Commencing at a post plan
ted on the side of Wilson creek, about]
2,'-8   miles  below  falls of main   Wilsonl
creel:, and  2 miles   in on tho  2nd   east|
forks marked D, Tuomey's S.E. comer
post,  thence   north   SO  chainn, thoncij
wesl 80 chains, thence  south SO chains
thence east 80'chains to point of com}
inoncement".
No. 3. Commencing at a post plant*!
ed on south side of Wilson creek, ami
about 7chaff)*! from location post No. tl
and marked i>. Tuomey's S.W, conieiT
[ioBt, thence north 80 chains, along tli(L
same line, thence cast HO chains, llieuCBJ
south 80* chains thence west 80 chajB^f
to ihe pointof commencement,
Located March 13, 1007.
I/, TUOMEY
Mur. 21, 30 D. L-icaUn*.

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