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 Devoted   to   Advertising   the
Mineral Resources and Large
Fruit   growing   Area  in   the
fertile Slocan Valley.
Mining
Printed in New Denver, tlie
Beauty Spot of tlie Continent
and the Hub of the richest
Silver-Lead District on Earth.
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No. 47   Vol, 2.
NEW DENVER, British Columbia, Thursday, July 16, 1908.
Single Copies 5c.
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But it is Possible that Boomer
Ledge Was Uncovered
By tiie Slide.
A disastrous landslide occurred
the Vancouver mine on Saturday lust)
causing several thousand dollars worth
of damage to the company's property.
A 11,000 ft. flume has recently been
constructed, running from Granite
creek, anil traversing the mountain
pile between lhe Vancouver and .Mountain Boomer mines. This Hume, wliich
is not yet fully completed, is intended
to curry water to be used as power for
the recently installed compressor plant
und it appears that somebody opened
the flood gate, and the tremendous
volume of water seeped through the
caith 20 ft. to bedrock with the nsult
that a big slide was caufed, 40 feet
wide at its base, and increasing aa it
went, to several hundred feet. It filled
Four mile creek below  and turned  the
i.vv of water into the wa^on road,
wliih was totally demolished for .",00
yards. The cur*cut of gravel and
water then poured down the road until
it struck the compressor bunk-house,
which was filled with gravel8 feet deep.
This bunkhouse is twelve feet from the
wagon road, and being an obslaclu to
the flow, it diverged into two streams,
one of which carried away the new
bridge recently constructed by lhe Vancouver Mining Co. All the contents of
the bunkhouse were washed away.
It is, however, possible thut the disaster will be the nii*aii<i of bringing untold wealth lo the coffers of the Vancouver company, as the slide was Instrumental in uncovering the Mountain
Boomer ledge, one hundred yards below
tlie lowest workings. Naturally the
company are Jubilant over thi*', but as
we go to preTs. nobody bus closely
scanned the outcrop, owing to the preponderance of mud. The ledge with
its precious content can be seen at n
distance howivrr, but until the mud
bus si tt !��� d il is lot safe for any mnn
to go near. It may prove a blessing in
disguise.
��81 St James' Hotels
Ure.-class Rooms; First-class Meals; First-class Bar; Special
attention to Tourists; Luxury und 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 holel offers all that is required
to make your visit a memorable ono.     Write or wire to���
A. Jacobson, Prop., New Denver, B.C.
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Fruit Expert Lectured Here
There was a fairly good audience at
lhe Bosnn Hall on Monday exening,
when Mr. Thos. A. Brydon lectured
under tho auspices of the Farmer's
In-dilute. Tins meeting wus a supplemental one arranged by J. B. Anderson, of the Minister of Agriculture's
department, so that tbis district would
have the same advantages as others, in
the mailer of obtaining technical and
theoritical knowledge ol fruit farming.
Lectures were also given at Slocan City
Tuesday, Nakusp on Wednesday, and
Button City will have an opportunity
of hearing Mr, Brydon on Friday, The
lecturer Ie an expert at cultivation aud
preparing fruit for market, and many
interesting und profitable pointers were
expounded to the audience, which wns
composed of* those making a study ol
the new local industry. The [care and
cultivation ol the Soil; bow, when aud
where lo plant strawberries, tho correct method of catting the runners;
all came under observation.
The cure of fruit trees, pruning, etc .,
was enlarged upon In a clear and concise manner, us also was tlie hes',
ni *iii tis of spraying and when to do il.
il** also touched upon tbo packing of
fruit and an ivorel BOveralsKquostlona
fired at hiin by members ol thc audience.
Mr. J. 0. Harris lutroduccd lhe lecturer and occupied ihe chair, When
he has toured this dislrict Mr. Brydfcn
will held for ths lower Nicola.
LAND ACT.
Nc'.eon Land District���District
of West Koolenay.
Take notice that A. E, Ilaigh, of
Nakusp, loco fireman, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following
described lands: Commencing ai a post
^iliinled on the west side of Lot SSb.5, .
about five chains from llox hake, thenc/]
north 'i0 cliains, thence wesl 20  chuins,
thence south 20 chains, thenoe oust io
chains, to the point of commencement,
containing -10 acres more or less.
Dated Juno 17th, 1908.
Augll A. E. HAlUII.
NEW  DENVER   BAKERY
ARE YOU GOING CA.T1FING?
NO NEED  TO  PUT  UP  WITH  FLAPJACKS  AND
OTHER INDIGESTIBLE CONCOCTIONS.
I CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH   FRESH
Bread, Pastry, Etc, etc.
HERBERT CUE Box 44.
SILVERTON, B.C.
HIGH-CLASS TAILOR
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The NEWMARKET HOTEL
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
HENRY STEGE
PROPRIETOR
Kaslo Lund District���District of
West Kootonay,
Take Notice that Lilian E, Qolhlng,
of Hlocan City, mairied woman, Intends
to apply for permission io purchase the
followini* detciibed land:   Commencing
at a po*��t planted at the south-.*.chI. corner of lot ���'KIO about live miles from
Slocan City, Ihence south '10 chains,
thence west SO chains, thenco north Ju
chains, tlience east 20   chains  to   point
ot commencement, containing 80 acres.
LILIAN 15. GETHING.
Robert George Henderson, Agent,
April 27th, 1008, Jy30
| mote ano Comment |
* By -JAY-JAY." *
I ******** ���*������:* ************ ** %
The "Kootenay Liberal," printed
at Nelson  on  th. plant of  the defunct
Canadian," is a ptuely patthsan sheet
that has bibbed up to boost faniilli-
Curtis's candidature and, inciilcnt!**!^
swell tlie loud nut hem of praise wilh
others of its ilk for the Liberal party.
No. 4 is the first that has met our gaze,
but if there was nothing more substantial in its utterances of the three pre
viou3 numbers, then it should he passed
up liy lovers of clean tactics.
Under the caption of "The Premier's
Lillle Jaunts,'1 written assuredly for no
oilier purpose than to detract from the
real  mission of the Premier, and  to
aim a dollop of mud with Hie hope that
some of  it  might stick,  the Kootenay
Liberal says:
" All these Utile jaunls are ostensibly
on "government business " und " in
tlie Inteiesl of the province."   At the
same lime thev provide verv pleasant
summer  trips   for   lhe luuribls, and,
incidentally, (live au opportunity for
wiilespieaii campaign work whicli
could not otherwise be Secured save
at great expense. The province pays
lhe bills- for are tliey not incurred ill
the pursuit of government business V
And the premier, h*s colleagues und
ins loiioweis reap the pleasures and
the rewinds. The Conservatives point
oui with gleeful pride that Hon.
Richard Moliiido is the first premier
of the province who ever personally
visited every district to become acquainted with its needs. Wo beg to
add tbut he is likewise tho iirsl premier who ever thought il proper lo
ns�� public funds for pleasure trips and
ctitnpalgu touis."
There is a strrak of narrow miiidcd-
edne.-s iu the topnot of the editor of thu
Kootenay Liberal that he should stope
out. These sniggers of disparagement
savor of the fox and the grapes policy
on the one hand, and a puerile at enipt
to resume a campaign of blander that so
ignoimnioualy failed at the lust provincial election.
It does not strike (be misguided editor ot the latest political Ihunderei*
that us a man of keen business acumen
Mr. MeBride is but creating a new departure that none of his predecessors
hud savvy enough to think out. Il does
not strike hiin Ihut the smaller towns
have been given the dirty go by hithcrlo
hv premiers, and that he is assimilating
knowledge by personal observation and
establishing a splendid precedent. I_f be
makes friends by so doing���Goo. !   Il
is but natural that the Grit editors
should howl with rage, aud mud balls
like lhe above sample slung. The
machine must have been given a violent
twist to have squeezed that spasm from
the editor.
When Sir Wilfrid Lanrier makes his
long promised visit to British Columbia,
it will be qiiite in order, according to
the ethics of the Koolenay Liberal for
that journal to hurl some of its own
mud at him for " Using i*uhmc funds
l*OIl I'l.liASUIlU Tim*.-! AND CAMPAIGN
TOTJBS."
What's sauce for thegoose is sauce for
the gander, but wouldn't that jar you ?
Maltcis seem to have gone all crisscross at the Lucerne in church aflairs
during the writer's sojourn in the wheat
belt; not that his absence hurried along
the inevitable. It seems that the Anglican church bell will not be heard
again for some lime owing to dissension
In the innards, too much alleged
boozerino, a poetic nature unapreclated,
and other piffle that does not jibe with
the rubrics of the slate church, nor fits
in apparently with the desires of the
rank uud file who dream uf tinkling
harps iu the happy someday. There is
but a jumble of complaints on both sides
for which we have, no ears.
Yer pays yer money and yer tykes
yer choice.
Sorry, fellow pilgrim, that we have
returned to inflict ourself upon you
again. Apparently you have been rent
wit.i varied emotions at our prolonged
absence, but we console ourselves with
the axiom that " absence makes the
heart grow fonder," though not fonder
nf Ihe oilier fellow who coveted and
almost annexed the editorial chair.
Thanks, Messrs. Pro and Con.
" It is time to pause and ask whither
ia the Canadian strawberry drifting?
So far the strawberry of the class of
1008 has been a pleasure to the eye and
a disappointment to the tast��. Size,
color, everything but flavor, has been
characteristic of the 1908 strawberry
A fruit that has a sifter, richer, more
luscious color than a glowing sunset and
tastes like a lemon���such is the strawberry that has been on sale this season.
Growers may raise a strawberry that
cun he packed and kept, and fail to
raise a strawberry that can be eaten
with relish. The season of 1008 has
produced a fruit that is big and red, but
sour us the grapes on the vines of disappointment or the smile of a defeated
candidate.���Toronto Telegram.
Rats!   Ju.u Iry Denver berries!
We were at the Dominion Fair at
Calgary last week wilh our old college
chums Black, Clever, l*"yfe, Welsh and
Tyo, and whilst there mixed it with
another bunch of boys from this silvery
land from the Knslo end. We saw
others with jags and other men's wives,
but ns this is not a society journal we
refrain from further trimmings.
Speaking of the great Fair, it was a
huge success. Ne'son had a stand there
that was crowded with sightseers from
mom till dewy eve, and from observation we are satisfied that lhe Nelson
business men made no mistake when
tliey decided upon the enterpiise. At
lhe R'Velstoke stand, Art. Johnson of
the Ma-1-llerald, lauded the merits of
ihat city and district, a particular feature being a splendid display of ores.
Both exhibits were thoroughly representative and the best of their class beyond
a doubt. It seemed to us that every
district in the province was represented
by an exhibit, but poor old Bounteous
Slocan had ne'er a boost nor a scratch
of a pen to tell the multitude it was
on the map,
How long, O Lord, how long ?
Here is an incident of local interest
It happened just after the airship was
blown up that a second cyclone struck
a refreshment booth, and the entire
roof whizzed across an improvised grand
stand, huiiing a large number of spectators to the ground, seriously injuring
many and fatally injuring an old rancher
from Innisfail. From out of the crowd
there sprang four Slocan men to render
first aid to the injured, and a strange
coincidence appears in tlie face that
these men though well acquainted were
not aware of each other's attendance
at the Fair, and these four men lifted
tbe poor old fellow tenderly into the
ambulance van. We can vouch for this
because we were one of the four. Jack
Black was struck on the head with a
piece of flying lumber, but he has been
a policeman in the mountains too long
to take notice of a trifle like that.
There was a bunch of newspaper men
from Oregon and Montana at the Dominion Pair last week, and Bob Edwards
of the Calgary Eye*Opqner was introducing tlie scribes to some western
bandits. " Say, you fellows, here's
another of 'em ; shake hands with the
editor of the Slocan Review," and immediately we were mussed and fussed
over and given the seat of honor at the
prevailing sacrifice to Bacchus. After
some of the guys had ginned up a time
or two, one more confiding than the
rest turned to us and said: " Well, and
how's Spokane ? "
"Spokane!" we exclaimed in surprise, "We don't come from Spokaue.
It's Slocan, S-1-oca-n, God's country,
Slocan! "
" Whazzermar'r with Bob Edwards ?
Didn't he say you were editor of the
Spokane Review ? Good Lord, you'd
better skin before those wallopers get
next. They're all financially bust, and
they're making up to pull your ear down
for fifty to get home with."
We skinned! But oh, the disgrace
of it! Fancy the main cheese of this
great family journal being mistaken for
the yankee editor of a yellow daily!
The strawberry crop is a bumper.
The local price for fresh picked fruit iB
i(2 per crate.
We can assure our friends that great
interest in B.C. fruit lands is being
taken in the east, and particularly docs
it apply to the Kootenay. Tt is not
hard is discover why this valley is not
getting a better quota of settlers. It is
because the dislrict ia not known to the
outside world, In every town of importance east of Revelstoke real estate
men are booming fruit lands, but each
office is devolingits undivided attention
to a particular district, and all give the
glad shout for the section they are interested in. We noticed that no house
offeicd land iu two diirerent districts,
for woiild'nt they be pitting one dislrict
against the other, and they can't all be
"the best." When they are through
with selling land elsewhere, these men
will hit lhe pike for the Slocan, that is
if we let them know we are a sottled
district and can skin them all when it
comes down to actual results. We wrote
several illustrated articles during our
eastern trip, for influential journals,
with a hope that good results would
accrue from the advertising. Our
special edition should prove a powerful
factor in advertising the potentialities
of the district. Its production has been
unavoidably delayed, mainiy through a
preponderance of similar work at the
office of the eastern concern who are
printing it for us. There should be a
great rush for it.
Mission City now has a live, pros
perous-looking weekly pnper, the
" Fraser Valley Record." There are no
flies on the editor, and he should make
enough money out of it to eat regularly,
that is if the people and the merchants
do the square thing by him. J. A.
Bates is the man behind the pen.
This is the season of the year when
the prospector hits lbe trail to bis own
pet prospect, and having stuck in a
couple of slicks of powder, hikes to tlie
recording office and takes an oath that
he has done 10 feet of tunneling, 70
feet of opencuts and other development
work.
Nelson City Council has decided to
adopt mountain time instead of Pacific
time as hitherto. Guess we will have
to do the same whether we like it or
not. At pix o'clock next Sunday evening put your watches on an hour, but
don't blame us if you have to wait an
hour for breakfast the following morning.   Stege and Jakey might jib.
What abont that " Glacier Day "
enterprise ? For goodness sake get a
wiggle on with tlie preliminary arrangements, someone, or the chance will depart for another year. You may rest
assured that the world knows nothing
of our unrivalled asset, but the very
least the townspeople ran do is to tuke
concerted action and talk about it.
We are still of opinion that the lead
bounty is a gift to the Consolidated
Mining and Smelting Co , owners of
the Trail smelter, St. Eugene mine, the
Bluebell and other huge shippers. The
lead producers of the Slocan might possibly get some crumbs from the table
of the " Lead Pipe Olnchers," but there
is as much chance as of pigs flying.
Dou't kick now; tnke your medicine.
Oh, my leg! The staid Nelson News
of Tuesday made this bull: "An explorer found in it an old empty gunny
sack wliich proved to contain a large
assortment of razors and knives."
Regrets are to be heiiid on even
side at the departure of Mr. G. A. Hydi
and family for the coast. Mr. Hyde
for ths past twelve months lias been
iu charge of the C.P.R. depot at New
Denver, in which capacity he has made
a host of friends by his extreme courtesy always to the traveling public and
the company's clientele generally. It
is too had that Ihe interests of New
Denver are not better conserved by   the
railway company in the matter of paying a stipend that would warrant a real
good agent-operator staying with us.
By a senseless flaw in the management
lakeside ports are relegated to the tank
town category on the payroll, so it will
bo readily understood why it is difficult
to retain for any length of time the services of an ambitions man with a family
dependent upon hiin. The company
should consider this matter, as the
growing importance of New Denver warrants something better than any old
thing. Mr. Hyde is going lo a ranch be
is taking near New Westminster, where
he will embark in the fascinating pursuit of fruit farming.
Premier McBride's answer to the
people of Sandon with regard to the
cutting off the trains of thes.Ka.lo and
Slocan Railway is typical of his policy
in all other railway matters. We can
look for a happy solution as the premier
is a veritable thorn in the flesh of railway concerns who want something for
nothing. The N. & 8., Owned by the
C.P.R., and tho K. & S., owned by the
G.N.R., received bonuses in the shape
of about 80,000 acres of the people's
land to build and operate these lines,
and although these large tracts of land
were doled out before MeBride and his
merry mon took the reins of government, it is a pretty safe bet that there
will be something doing when the terms
of the charters are analyzed.
Charlie Nelson, prince of rustlers, is
going on a three month's trip to the
" land o' cakes" as delegate to the
Supreme Lodge K, ol P. to be held at
Edinburgh. It will be strange if Charlie
doesn't plav old gooseberry with the
hearts of the lassies in the lowlands,
and it would be stranger still if many a
feminine heart here doesn't go pit-a*pat
until he returns.
Says the Nelson News: A visitor from
the nortli end of Slocan lake tells a etory
which may explain the disposition of
part of the goods stolen last week from
the Wood-Vallance Hardware company's
Btore, though it affords no clue to the
identity of the thieves. Supposedly an
empty box car was backed on to a tiding
at Rosebery. An explorer found in it
an old gunny sack, which proved to
contain a large assortment of razors and
knives. As no word of the robbery in
Nelson had reached Rosebery at that
time, the spoils were divided as a
matter of course. Evidently the burglars had chosen the empty box car, probably in the Nelson yards at the time,
as a safe place of temporary deposit for
their booty, retaining ouly the revolvers.
The compositor who first set in type
the proverb, "Truth is Mighty," apparently left out the word "Inconvenient."
*,
Slocan Fruit Lands
Gti��o-p>��i3t Best
Ejjsir-lio-st
We have them in large and small
blocks,   in  every portion  of the district,
at all prices.    Write me for particulars.
R. W. MOERAN, Manager.
Brydges, Blakemore * Cameron
LIMITED
NEW DENVER, B.C.
avc
Minister of Education Say
New Denver Children
Are Top-Notchers
New Denver citizens are proud of
their schools, proud ol the scholars,
and proud of the tutors who have brought
the schools to their present state of
elTioiency. So high do tbey rank on
the list of premier e*.*ucutional houses,
that a spoiliaeons public tribute was
elicited from the Minister of Education
during his visit wilh the Premier hero
a few days ago. Dr. Young said that
New Denver schools showed the highest percentage of efficiency in the province, and iu Mr. T. T. Rankine they
bad the best teacher of public schools
British Columbia possessed. The work
of the children was criticized and
praised in an in stinting manner.
The exhibition given by tbe scholars
before the premier drew from him encomiums to the effect that he had
never witnessed prettier work. We
all know lhe capabilities of tho rising
generation of this town, and it but confirms our well grounded assertion that
nowhere in Canada do better scholastic
facilities prevail. It was meet therefore, at the meeting of school trustees
held on Saturday evening last, that Mr.
Rankine should be rewarded for his
zeal and ability, and this reward took
shape In an increase to his Btipend of
$10 p,-r month.
Dr. Young also mentioned that the
government would be willing to establish a high school here providing that
twenty scholars were entered.
When the school trustees met for the
annual meeting on Saturday last, it
was with n feeling that all had faithfully rendered an account of tlieir
stewardship, the only rogretable feature
being tha retirement of Mr. A. St.
Clair Brindle, who will be shortly leaving the town. Mr. A. Mclnnes, mining
recorder, was unanimously elected in
his stead. Mr. J. E. Angrignon's term
of office expired, but ho was again elected by acclamation. Mr. J. B. Smith
was also re-appointed auditor. A Btim
of money wgs voted for improving the
exterior and interior of both junior and
senior sclioolhouses.
Tbe meeting was a very unanimous
one and words of praise accompanied tho
increase of salary to Mr. Rankine.
Beautiful weather prevailed on Wednesday afternoon when the members of
the Methodist church gave a garden
party on the magnificent lawn of A.
St. Clair Brindle. It waB a great financial and social success. The dresses ot
the ladies present were wondrous specimens of the creative abilities of the
local fashion builders, and the amount
of ice-Oream consumed was such Ihat a
goodly portion of the Denver glacier is
now in extremis. The treasury of the
Methodist church has been enriched
about $-15 by the sale of the toothsome
cream. A largo crowd remained on the
grounds until darkness covered it.
NOTES FROM NAKUSP.
From our Correspondent.
Mr. R. H. Smith spent lhe Glorious
12! ll in Revdstoke.
Mrs. O. A. Maybe, who baa been on
a visit to her people in Crosslieid, Alta.
has returned home again.
Miss Olive Vandeburgh who has been
on a visit home, has returned to her
duties at Ainsworth,
The rapid rise of the lake has made
it necessary for the C.P.R. to lay off
all the men employed at the shipyard.
The election for school trustees took
place last Saturday with the result that
Mr. Thos. Abriel was again elected.
Mr. Brydon gave an instructive and
interesting talk on Fruit Culture in
Abriel's Hall. A good crowd of ranchers were in attendance.
Spokane Interstate Fair.
Efforts are being made by Robert H.
Cosgrove, manager* of the Interstate
Fair, which will be held in Spokane,
October 5 to 10, inclusive, to secure a
one-way fare for the round trip from
all railroads running into Spokane,
that patrons of the big inland fair maybe given a better rate than ever before.
In past years the best that the railroads have done for the Interstate Fair
was to give a round trip for a fare and
a third. It is believed that a reduction
of the former rate to u straight one-
fare basis for the round-trip will result beneficial, both for thn Interstate
Fair and the railroads. flit   SLOCAN   MINING   REVIEW,   NEW   DENVER,   B. C.
Bhe
REFUGEES
By A. CONAN DOYLE.
Author   of   "The   Return   of   Sherlock
Holmes"
Copyright, 18113, by Hnrpcr & Brotliera
(Conl'nued^
CTUrTER   XII.
THE desperadoes were as much
astonished as was De Catinat
wben they found that they bad
recaptured iu this extraordinary manner the messenger whom
they bud given up for lost.
"A thousand thunders!" cried one.
"And this is the man whom that devil's
brat Latour would make out to be
dead!"
"And how cnme lie here?"
"And whtfre Is Etienne Arnaud?"
"He has stubbed Etienne, and taken
his coat und hat."
"Whut! While we were all within
stone's cast?"
"Aye, there Is no other way out of
It."
"By my soul," cried old Despard, "I
hud never much lovo for old Etienne,
but 1 have emptied a cup of wine with
hlm before now, and I shall see that he
has justice. Let us cast these reins
Lfiund the fellow's neck and hang hlm
uporTtliis tree."
Several pairs of bunds were already
unbuckling the harness of the dead
horse when De Vivonne pushed his
way Into the little group.
"It is as much ns your lives are worth
to touch him," said be.
"Hut he has slain Etienne Arnaud."
"Ihat score may be settled afterward. Tonight he is the king's messenger.   Is the other all safe?"
"Yes, he Is here."
"Tie this man and put him In beside
bim. Uubuclcle the traces of the dead
horse. So! Now, De Camac, put your
own Into the harness. You can mount
the box and drive, for we have not
very far to go."
The changes were rapidly made.
Amos Green was Ihrust in beside De
Catinat, and the carriage was soon
tolling up the steep lucliue which It
had come down so precipitately. The
American bad said not a word since
his capture and bad remained absolutely stolid, with his bauds crossed
over his chest while his "fate was under discussion. Now that he was alone
once more with his comrade, however,
ho frowned and muttered.
"Those Infernal horses!" ho grumbled. "Why, an American horse would
have taken to the water like a duck.
Once over the river, we should have
bad n clear lead to Paris."
"My dear friend," cried De Catlnat,
faying his manacled bauds upon those
of bis comrade, "how nobly you bave
Btood by me! But how came you there?
Never in my life have I beeu so astonished us when I saw your face."
Amos Green chuckled to himself. "I
thought that maybe it would bo a surprise to you if you knew who was
driving you," said he. "Wbeu I was
thrown from my horse I lay quiet,
partly because it seemed to me to be
more healthy to lie than to stand with
all those swords clinking iu my cars.
Then tbey all got round you, and I
rolled into the ditch, crept along it, got
on the crossroad in the shadow of the
trees and was beside the carriage before ever tbey knew that I was gone. I
saw iu a flash that there was only ono
way by which I could bo of use to you.
Tho coachman was leaning round, with
his head turned, fo see what was going
on behind him. I out with my knife,
sprung up on the trout wheel and
stopped his tongue."
"And then'.'"
"I pulled him dowu into the ditch,
and 1 got into his coat nnd his hat. I
hud hardly got the reins before they
wore all buck and bundled you Into the
couch. I was not afraid of their seeing me, but I was scared lest I should
not know which road to take, and so
set them on the trail. But they made It
easy to me by sending souie of their
riders in front, so I did well until I
saw that by-track und made u run for
it."
The guardsman again pressed his
comrade's bauds. "You have been as
true to me as hilt to blade," suid he.
"It was a bold thought and a bold
deed."
"And what now?" asked the American.
"I do not know who these men are,
and I do not know whither they tire
taking us. I fancy that they are taking us to some place where they can
shut us up until this business blows
over."
"Well, they'll need to be smart ubout
It."
"Why?"
"Else inaybo they won't find us when
they wnnt ns."
"What do you mean?"
Eor answer the American, with a
twist and a wriggle, drew his two
hands apart and held them lu front of
.his comrade's face.
"Bless you, it's lhe first thing they
teach the papooses In un Iudiun wigwam! I'ut your hands out." With a
few dexterous twists he loosened De
Catlnat's bonds until he also was able
to slip his hands free. "Now for your
feet, if you'll put them up. They'll lind
that we aro easier to catch than to
hold."
But at that moment tbe carriage began to slow down, and the clunk of the
hoofs of the riders In front of them
died suddenly away. Peeping through
the windows, the prisoners saw a huge,
dark building stretching in front of
them, so high nnd so broad that, the
night shrouded it in upon every side.
A great archway hung above them,
und the lumps shone on tho rude wooden gate studded with ponderous clamps
and nails. In the upper part of the
door was a small square iron grating,
and through this they could catch a
glimpse of the gleam of a lantern and
of a bearded face which looked out at
them. De Vivonne, standing In bis stirrups, craned his bead up toward the
grating, so that the two men most interested could hear little of the conversation which followed. Tbey saw
only that the horseman held a gold
ring up in the air and that tho face
above, which had begun by shaking
and frowning, was now nodding and
smiling. An Instant later the head
disappeared, .the door swung oueu up- '
on screaming niiiscs, ana tne carriage
drove on luto the courtyard beyond,
leaving the escort, witb tbe exception
of De Vivonne, outside. As the horses
pulled up, a knot of rough fellows clustered round, and the two prisoners
were dragged roughly out. In the light
of the torches which flared around
them they could see that they were
hemmed iu by high turreted walls
upon every side. A bulky man with a
bearded face, the same whom they had
seen at the gratiug, was standing in
the center of the group of armed meu
Lssuing his orders.
"To the upper dungeon, Simon!" he
cried. "And see that they bnve two
bundles of straw and a loaf of bread
until we learn our master's will."
"I know not who your master may
be," said De Cutinnt, "but I would ask
you by what warrant he dares to stop
two messengers of tho king while
traveling in his service?"
"By St. Denis, if my master play
the kiug a trick, it will be but tie und
tie," tho stout man answered, with a
grin. "But no more talk! Away wilh
them, Simon, and you answer to mo
for their safe keeping."
It was in vain that De Catinat raved
nnd threatened, invoking the most terrible menaces upon all who were concerned in detaining bim. Two stout
knaves thrusting him from behind and
one dragging lu front forced hlm
through n narrow gate and along a
stoue flagged passage. Tbey made
tbelr way down three successive corridors and through three doors, each of
which was locked and barred behind
them. Then they ascended a winding
stouo stair, nnd finally they wero
thrust Into n small square dungeon,
and two trusses of straw wero thrown
ln after them. An Instant later a
heavy key turned In tbe lock, and they
were left to their own meditations.
Very grim and dark those med'tH-
tlons wero in the case of De Catlnat.
A stroke of good luck had made him
at court, and now this other of ill fortune hud destroyed him. There were
his people in Purls, too���his sweet
Adele, his old uncle, who hud been as
good as a father to him. What pro
tector would they have In their
troubles now that be had lost tbe
power tbat might 'r.ave shielded them?
But his energetic comrade had yielded
to no feeling of despondency. The iu-
stuut that the clang of the prison door
had assured him that he was safe
from interruption he had felt all
round the walls and flooring to see
what manner of place this might be.
His search had ended iu the discovery
of a small fireplace at one corner and
of two great clumsy billots of wood,
which seemed to bave beeu left there
to serve as pillows for the prisoners.
Having satisfied himself that the chimney was so small that it was utterly
impossible to pass even his bead up it,
be drew the two blocks of wood over
to the window and was able by placing one above the oilier aud standing
ou tiptoe on the highest to reach the
bars which guarded it. Drawing himself up and using one toe in an inequality of the wall, he managed to
look out on to tho courtyard which
they hud just quitted. Tbe carriage
and De Vivonne were passing out
through the gate as he looked, and he
heard n moment later the slum of the
heavy door and the clatter of hoofs
from the troop of horsemen outside.
The seneschal and bis retainers had
disappeared; the torches, too, were
gone, and, save for the measured tread
of a pair of sentinels In the yard twenty feet beneath hiin, all was silent
throughout the great castle.
Tbo window was large enough to
pass his body through it it were not
for those bars. IIo shook them and
hung his weight upon them, but they
were as thick us bis thumb nud firmly
welded; then, getting some strong hold
for his other foot, he supported himself by one hand, while he picked with
his kuife at tho settiug of the iron. It
was cement, as smooth as glass and as
hard as marble. His knife turned
when he tried to loosen it. But there
was still the stone. It was saudstone,
not so very hard. If he could cut
grooves In It he might be able to draw
out bars, cement and all. He sprang
down to the floor again and was thinking how bo should best set to work
when a groan drew his attention to bis
comimnion.
"Something on your mind?" said
Amos Green, sittins down upon his
billets of wood.   "What was It, then?"
Tbe guardsman here made a movement of Impatience. "What was it?
How can you ask nie when you know
as well as I do the wretched failure
of my mission? It was the king's
wish that the archbishop should marry
them. The archbishop should havo
beeu nt the palace by now. Ah, I can
see the king's cabinet, I can see him
wailing, I can see madame waiting, I
can bear tbem speak of tbe unhappy
De Catlnat"���
"I see all that," said the American
stolidly, "and I see something more."
"What then?"
"I see the archbishop tying tbem up
together. "
"He could not bo at (lie palace."
"On the contrary, he reached thc pa 1-
nco ubout half nn hour ago."
De Catlnat sprang to his feet. At the
palace!" he screamed. "Then who gave
him (he message?'.'
"1 did," said Amos Green.
If the American bad expected to surprise or delight his companion by Ibis
curt announcement he was woofully
disappointed, for De Catlnat approached him with a face which was full of
sympathy nnd trouble.
"My dear friend," said he, "I have
beeu selfish and thoughtless. That fall
from your horse has shaken you more
than you think. Lie down upon this
straw and see If a little sleep may
not"���
"I tell you that (he bishop Is there!"
cried Amos Green.
"He Is, bo is," said De Catinat soothingly. "He Is most certainly there. I
trust Hint you have no pain?"
The American raved In the air with
his knotted lists. "You think that I'm
crazed," ho cried, "and, by tho eternal,
you are enough lo make me sol When
I say that I sent the bishop I mean
that I saw to the job. You remember
wbeu I stepped back to your friend tbe
major?"
It was the soldier's turn to grow excited now. "Well?" he cried, gripping
the other's arm.
���"Well, when we send a scout into tbe
woods, if the matter Is worth It, we
send a second ono at another hour, and
so one or other comes back with his
balr on. That's the Iroquois fashion,
and a good fashion too."
"My Goo, 1 believe that you have
saved me!"
"I went back to the major then, and
I asked hlm when he was In Paris to
pass Ly the archbishop's door. I showed him this lump of chalk. 'If we've
been there,' said I, 'you'll see a great
cross on the left side of tbe doorpost.
If there's no cross, then pull the latch
aud ask the bishop if he'll come up to
the palace as quick as his horses cau
bring him.' The major started an bout
after us. He would be in Paris by half
past 10; the bishop would be iu his carriage by 11, and be would reach Versailles half an hour ngo���that is to say,
about half past 12. By the Lord, 1
think I've driven him off his head!"
De Catinat spun round the cell now.
waving his arms and his legs, with his
shadow capering up the wall behind
him, all distorted In the moonlight.
"Oh, it I could but do something for
you!" he exclaimed.
"Y'ou can, then. Lie down on that
straw and go to sleep."
By persuasions nnd u little pushing
he got his delighted companion on to
his couch again and heaped the straw
over hiin to serve as n blanket.
So weary was the young guardsman
that It was long past noon and the
sun was shilling out of a cloudless blue
sky before he invoke. Pot* a moment,
enveloped us be was in straw, nnd
with the rude arch of the dungeon
meeting In font* i-oiif.li hewn grolulngs
above his head, he stared about bim
in bewilderment. Then in an instant
lie* doings ol* ih" clay before, his nils-
Mon. the anihiisrnde, his Itiiiu'lsoi'tneii'-
311 flashed back to hlm, and he sprang
to bis feet. Ills comrade, wbo had
been dozing in lhe corner, Jumped up
also ut the lirst movement, with bis
baud ou his knife nnd a sinister
gliineo directed toward the door.
"Ob,  it's  you,  Is  it?"   said  be.    "I
thought it was the man.   They brought
those two loaves and a jug of water
Just about dawn, when I wus settling
down for a rest."
"And did he say anything?"
"No; it was the little black one."
"Simon, they called hlm."
"The same.   He laid the things down
and was gone.    I thought that maybe
If he came again wo might get bim to
stop.    Maybe if we got these stirrup
leathers   round  bis   ankles  he  would
lull us where we nre aud whut is to
be done witn us."
"Pshaw! What does It matter since
our mission is done?"
"It may not matter to you���there's
no accounting lor tastes���but it matters a good deal to me. I'm not used
lo sitting in a hole, like a bear iu a
(rap, wailing for what other folks
choose to do wilh me."
"There's no help but patience, my
friend."
"I don't know that. I'd get more
help out of a bar and a few pegs."
He opened bis coat and took out a
short piece of rusted irou and three
small, thick pieces of wood, sharpened
at oue cud.
"Where did you get those, then?"
"These nre my night's work. The
bar Is the top one of the grate. 1 bad
a job to loosen it, but tbere it is. The
pegs I whittled out of that log. You
see, peg number one goes in here,
where I bnve picked a hole between
the stones. Then I've made (his other
log into a mallei, and with two cracks
there It is firm iixed so that you cau
put your weight on it. Now these two
go in the same wny into tho holeu
above here. So! Now, you see, you can
stand up there and look out of that
window without asking too much of
your foe joint. Try It."
(To be Continued.)
NO  ALTERNATIVE.
The Jury Had to Teach the Pompous
Judge a Lesson.
A certain trial Judge In a certalD
state became so unpopular that tbe
only way he eould get a verdict for the
state was to make his charge hi favor
of the prisoner. When matters had
reached this stage a famous feud fighter was arrested ou a charge of murder
and brought to trial. The case, which
was the Judge's first murder trial, attracted much uttentiou, and tbe judge,
whose unpopularity arose from his
vanity and pomposity, greatly enjoyed
his role as umpire of the law. The
case was n clear one against the defendant, and his guilt was so conclusively proved that the Judge even presumed to charge accordingly. The
Jury retired, and when they filed back
Into court It was noticed that they
avoided the prisoner's eye and looked
unusually solemn.
"Gentlemen," suld the judge, waving
the clerk Into silence, "have you
reached   a verdict?"
"We bave," Aid the foreman.
The judge opened a paper bag and
drew out a black cap. With an Important look around the courtroom he
placed this on his bead aud pulled It
down until It met bis oars.
"Prisoner," he said, "arise and look
at the Jury. Jury, arise nnd look at the
prisoner. Gentlemen, what Is youi
verdict?"
The jurymen, who hnd been whispering to each other, nodded cheerfully
at the prisoner.
"Not guilty," sold the foreman.
"Of course," be said Inter, when every one bad shaken the Innocent man's
hand, "he was guilty nil right, nnd
that was going to be our verdict, but
when the little judge put thnt black
cap on his head and pulled It down
over his ears like that there was only
one thing for us to do, and we did It"
Graveyard Neighbors.
The agent for a cemetery company
was expatiating on the good points of
a certain lot. Presently the prospec
tlve purchaser interrupted with the
enumeration of several prominent families owning property there.
"Is this lot near theirs?" she'nsked.
The agent admitted tbat it was quite
a distance oft.
"Then," said tbe woman, "I don't
wnnt it. I'd rather pay more and get
In a good neighborhood."
The agent collapsed.
"Has It come to the point," he said.
"where people consider their next door
neighbors even In a graveyard?"
Persuasive.
"Tour wife ls somewhat strong minded, Isn't she, Llttlejohn?"
"Strong minded? A furniture polish
peddler came here yesterday and tn
five minutes she sold bim some polish
she had made herself."���London Telegraph.
DANDRUFr IS
Disease I
-*r��* the forerunner of baldness. EVERY
WOMAN SHOULD WASH HER HEAD
ONCE A WEEK with 7 Sutherlxid Sitter's
Hair aad Scalp Clesner. It kilts the dandruff
germ, beautifi.s and strengthens the hair.
All druggists 50c. or postpaid from
Seven Sutherland Sisters
Sample sent for 10c.    179 King Si. W., Toronto
A Police Museum.
A police museum is being arganiz*
ed at the Prefecture of Police in Paris
under the direction of M. liertillion,
head of the identification department.
It will contain exhibits of his system
in all its blanches, illustrations of
various phases of medical jurisprudence, and other matters pertaining
to the detection and prevention of
crime. It will not be open to the
public; is intended solely for the
education of tlie police. The municipal council hns voted 20,000 francs
for it.
A Cure for Fever -nd Ague.���Disturbance of the stomach and liver always precede attacks of fever and
ague, showing derangement of the digestive organs and deterioration in
the   quality   of   the   blood.     In   these
ailments   Parmelee's   Vegetable  Pills
have been found .most effective, abating the fever and subduing the ague
in a few days. There are ninny who
are subject to these distressing disturbances and to these there is no
better preparation procurable as \
means of relief.
"Aw, me good man," affably spoke
the foreign tourist, putting his head
out through the cur window as the
train stopped at a station, "may I
uwsk the inline of this chiiwuiing little  village?"
"Rubbcrneckin'?" said the rudo
native on the station platform.
"Thanks," rejoined the foreign
tourist, jotting it down on his note
book. "What reniawkably odd names
they have for towns in this country!"
���Chicago Tribune.
CHILDHOOD DANGERS.
No symptom that indicates any of
the ailments of childhood should be
allowed to pass without prompt attention. The little ailment may soon
become u serious one, and perhaps
a little life passes out. if Baby's
Own Tablets are kept in the house
minor troubles can be promptly cured
and serious ailments thus averted.
And the Tablets can be given with
equal safety to the new born babe or
the well grown child. Mrs. H. Gen-
dron, Ivluitiiiville, Que., says:���"I
have used Baby's Own Tablets nirl
have found them in every way satisfactory. 1 always feel safe when I
have them at hand." Sold by all
medicine dealers or by mail at 25c a
box from the Dr. Williams' Medicino
Co.,  Brockville,  Out.
"Isn't that prima donna satisfied?"
asked the press agent.
"No," answered the manager. "You
know she resents the slightest hint
of possible  rivalry."
"But I said she was the greatest
singer on this earth."
"On this earth, yes. But she bus
heard that Mars is inhabited." ���
Washington Star.
Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.
Midsummer days are the longest in
the  year  because  heat  expands.
Criminals weigh less than moral
men  becnuse  they're  lighter-fingered.
A wave is called u swell because it
arrives at the shore In great style and
goes away broke.
The present day nero clubs are considered so exclusive because the members necessarily all move in the upper circles.���Bohemian.
Warts are disfigurements that disappear when treated with Hollowuy's
Corn Curs.
Women's   Indifference.
The severest criticism of the stupidity and inefficiency of the Parliaments of the world, is, in M. Marcel
Prevost's opinion, the almost universal indifference of women on the subject of voting. "Neither the representative nor the voter," says this expert
in feminine psychology, "excites tlieir
envy. They do not even think about
the vote, ami if men offer it as a gift
tliey pay no attention, burst out
laughing, or refuse point blank."
The Jackass and Debs.
Eugene V. Debs, the Socialist lender, tells the following story on himself:
"I was tn address a public meeting
and there was intense prejudice
against me, so the young man who
bad to introduce mo thought he
would try to disarm it.
" 'Debs is hated by some people,'
he snid, 'because he has been in
strikes. This is not right. It is the
law of nature to defend yourself.
Why, even u dog will growl if you try
to deprive him of the bone he is
gnawing, a gout will butt if you get
in his way, and you know what a
jackass will do If you monkey with
him. Ladies nnd gentlemen, this is
Debs, who will now address you."���
Success Magazine.
What's In a Name?
"What's your name, sir?"
"Wood."
"What's your wife's name?"
"Wood, of course."
"H-m: both wood.   A-uh, any kindling?"���Success   Magazine.
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W.    f!.    U.    No.   693.
CELERY   CULTURE.
The    Right    Handling    For    Seedlings.
Water Supply.
By  W.   R.   BEATT1E.     ,        .������
The Ideal climatic conditions for the
production of celery are bright sunshine, pure air, cool nights and a well
distributed rainfall of about eight
inches during tbe growing period in
the field or garden.
In case the grower adopts tbe plan
of transplanting twice the seedlings
will be ready for the first handling la
from four to six weeks from the time
lhe seed is sown. The seedlings may
be transplanted to trays or to beds in
the opeu ground, This transplanting
answers two purposes: First, tbe
seedling plant of celery has a straight
root, or taproot, which is broken in
transplanting, causing u large mass of
fibrous roots to lie formed In the case
of a plant allowed to remain In the
seed bed tiutll planting out time this
taproot has gone fnr down Into the
soil and the plant has formed very
few side roots. Consequently It suffers a great shock in the process of
planting in the Held, and a large number of plants will need to be replaced.
Second, when transplanting twice Is
practiced there is no necessity for thinning, nud a more Uniform lot of plants
is obtained. Two handlings cannot lie
recommended when celery Is grown on
ii large scale, as lhe cost of labor Is loo
great. It Is better to have a surplus
of plants and to renew those that full.
The Growing  Crop.
No definite rules inn be given for the
application of water to a growing crop
of celery, us the requirements vary
with the charaiter of the soil, atmospheric conditions and temperature.
The cost of application should determine largely the extent lo which water
should be used, n nd - ns u rule it is not
profitable to give more than three waterings during the growing season in
addition to the one given nt the time
tbe plants are set In the Held. When
celery Is to be grown on n large scale
It will be desirable, where u natural
water supply cannot be brought Into
service, to provide pumping machinery
aud to give the soil two or three good
soaklngs during the season, especially
In the absence of heavy rains. Celery
requires the most water while making
Its greatest growth, which occurs late
In the summer. As the crop approaches
maturity tlie water should be applied
sparingly, and It should be withheld
altogether for some time before bluueh-
ing.
Free Range For the Hog.
Hogs that have pleuty of range and
exercise are uot nearly us susceptible
to disease as those i-onlined in a sniuil
pen. A hog that goes out after his feed
will be well grown and thrifty, accustomed to the elements nnd not liable
to be injured by a sudden change of
weather. It Is difficult to put a good
finish ou hogs while running In a large
pasture. If Ihcy are allowed to run
on good pasture until three weeks or a
inonth before seuding lo market und
are then shut up nnd given ull the corn
tbey want, with plenty of pure water,
they will make very rapid gains.���Cf
1*1. Quinn.
Large Cotton Bolls.
Large cotton bolls are storm resisting, since .the boll covering Is thick
and does not curve backward lu drying and leave the locks unsupported, as
In some sorts.
IN   TIIE   FIELD.
The Tangier pea is a native of northern Africa and has been tested quite
extensively lu Cullforuia during the
past few years. The bay is eaten readily by horses, and it Is believed tbat
tbe crop will become lmportuut.
Second Crops.
By the middle of June some Ilubbard
squash seeds can be put Into potato
bills, one seed in a bill In every other
row, nud a crop raised without bugs
or much trouble, suggests a writer la
an exchange. When early peas have
matured, the vines can be pulled and
the ground worked up and sown to
rutabagas. Turnips can be put iu after
the early potutoes are dug.
Effect of Legumes.
The effect of legumes upon succeeding crops of uny kind is beneficial because of the fact that the soil Is enriched rather than impoverished by
these plants.
The Busy Crow.
To prevent crows from pulling corn
scatter a few quarts of corn In the field
and keep them busy where tbey are
most troublesome until danger to Ihe
crop Is past���a simple and not expensive remedy, says a farmer.
Sowing Rape.
Ground for rape Is plowed, harrowed
and prepared as for a crop of corn.
Itnpe may also Ih* sown lu the corn at
the last cultivation. As u summer feed
for sheep It is said to be excellent, but
when too freely used Is sure to cause
bloating. It is advisable to feed grass
and rape. The early crop of rape will
be ready for summer use. A late crop
may be sown In July for grazing.
Alfalfa Honey.
Alfalfa or lucern Is' an extensively
grown firuge crop In Montana and
furnlsheii a light honey of a high
grade. In some parts of the state this
Is tbe main yield and where three or
four crops are had If allowed to bloom
well before cutting can be-made to last
over a considerable portion of tbe sum-
mer.���Ralph Benton.
Catalpa and Locust.
It has been shown that where catalpa
and locust trees are planted as close as
4 by 4 feet growth almost ceases or
becomes very slow In many Instances
after the trees ere eight to ten yearj
eld
How Sweet I
"And now the papers say It Is the
molasses trust."
"Yes, and 1 have no doubt they gain
their ends in slruptitious ways!"���
Judge.
Outlawry.
"An outlaw ball player," sbe repeated lu a puzzled way. "Why, I dldu't
suppose they'd let an outluw play.
What did he do?"
'���Hlm?  Stole a base."���New Orleans
Times-Demnerur
"HEADACHE, WEAKNESS,
HEART
TROUBLE"
"I Suffered With for Years--Pe-ru-na Cured
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Many cases of heart trouble are caused
by reflex disturbances.
Derangements of tho stomach and
liver produce symptoms of heart trouble.
Catarrh of the stomach is a very fro*
qn.nt cause of sympathetic heart disease.
Palpitation, shortness of breath and
bloating after meals aro the most prominent symptoms.
Such a condition of tho stomach Iif
also liable to produco headaches of tha
worst sort.
Medicines that palliate tho symptoms
will never load to a curo,
It is tho offect which Peruna has upon
the stomach, healing tho mucous membranes and restoring tho natural function of the stomach, that causes Peruna
to bring such prompt relief.
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Forest  Protection Along Railways
Beiore tne advent of the railway, a
beautiful green *orest; a'ter tlie railway is built, only a blackened waste.
Such has often been the case during the construction of a railway;
that there is no necessity for such
to happen bus been proved by actual
experience. Tlie Canada Atlantic
Railway runs through what was one
of the most valuable pineries in Canada. Its builder, Mr. John R. Booth,
was himself a lumberman of long experience, and he placed on his contractors restrictions as to burning
brush and setting fires generally, such
that no forest fire of importance occurred in the whole course of the
building of the railway. In the building of the TemisUaining and Northern
Ontario Railway, too, serious forest
lires have been conspicuous by their
absence, by reason of continual and
watchful patrolling of the line; and
this notwithstanding the fact that the
road runs through some tracts of timber of the greatest value.
During the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway and other
railways, unfortunately, similar vigilance has not been exercised; and we
find that along that lineu-many serious lires took place. To this, more
than to all other causes, is due the
fact that the whole country from Nip*
igon, Out., west to within a short distance east of Winnipeg has been
burnt over���to say nothing of many
tracts in tlie Rockies, covered, until
the railway wis built, with one of the
finest forests in til") world. In lrilili
there was a solid forest stretching
from Nipigon westward nearly to
Winnipeg. Partially burnt at the
time of the passage of the troops to j
suppress the first Kiel rebellion, railway construction In 1882-84 completed the destructioni though even in
1884 one could walk a hundred miles
east of Ljike Superior through un-
burnt  forest.
The building of the Grand Trunk
Pacific furnishes the greatest problem
if the present in forest protection.
Both in the eastern section and in
that now being constructed westward
from Edmonton much danger from
fire must be guarded against. The
authorities of New Brunswick have
conferred with the Dominion authorities as to the taking of steps to guard
against the setting of forest lires during the building of the roud in that
province, where some very valuable
tracts of timber are traversed by the
right of way, and arrangements have
now been made for a patrol of the
lineg this summer. Patrol of the G.
T.P. west of Edmonton, Alta., has
also been arranged and is now in
operation.
It Is a Liver Pill.���Many of the ailments that man bus to contend with
have their origin in a disordered liver, wliich is a delicate organ, peculiarly susceptible to the disturbances
that come from irregular habits or
lack of care in eating and drinking.
Thig accounts for the greut many liver regulators now pressed on the attention   of   sufferers.     Of   these   there
is none superior to Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. Their operation though
lentli* is effective, und the most delicate can use them,
Brevity--.1*, travelling salesman was
thunderstruck upon   being presented
with   n   telegram   which   ran:
"Twiiis  this  morning���more  later.
Sadie."���Judge.
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Friend.
First Burglar���Hark I l hear some
one  talking.
Second  Burglar���What's he saying?
First Burglar���That he never will
bet on another horse as long as he
lives.
Second Burglar���Let's get out of
here. No money here; he's lost every
cent.���Tit-Bits.
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A Domestic as Candidate.
The recent municipol elections in
Paris were remarkable not only for
the candidature of Mile. Laloe, who
was soundly beaten, but for the lirst
recorded candidature oi a domestic
servant. The liveried tribe is supposed to take on the political color
of its surroundings and to be ultra-
conservative as a rule, but this candidate stood as a Republican Socialist, nnd is said to have been Strongly supported by his kind.
Vory many  persons die   annually
from cholera and kindred siiinniei
Complaints, who might have been saved if proper remedies hud been used.
Ii attacked do not delay in getting a
bottle of Dr. J. 1). Kellogg'-i Dysentery Cordial, the medicine that never
foils to effect a cure. Those who haw
used it say that it acts promptly, and
thoroughly subdues the pain and
disease.
CARLOTTA  AND   NAPOLEON.
"How well Miss Smudgely talks oi
ber travels abroad."
"She's never been  abroad."
"but she knows all about the leading   points   of   interest."
"Yes, from picture postals." ���
Cleveland Plain-Dealer,
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The renders of this paper will bt
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one dreaded disease that science hat
been able to cure in all its stages,
and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is the only positive cure now
known to the medical fraternii.
Catarrh being a constitutional disease,
requires a constitutional treatment
Hull's Catarrh Cure is taken intei
nally, acting directly upon the blooo
and mucous surfaces of the system,
thereby destroying the foundation ol
the disease, and giving the patient
strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing
its work. The proprietors have so
much faith in its curative powers thai
they offer One Hundred Dollars foi
any case that it. fails to cure. Semi
for list of testimonials.
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Sold  bv  druggists,  75c.
Take Hall's Family lJills for eon
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Norway and Sweden contain a larger proportion of Protestants than
any other country in the  world.
Stage Manager���The girl that takes
the part of the sleeping beauty in the
show can't go on to-night.
Business Manager���Why not?
"Site ate a Welsh rabbit and she
can't sleep !"���Yonkers Statesman.
Ask for  Minard's and take no other
The Answer Came.
A pupil-teacher was once doing 1 is
level best to make the children ie-
iiiember Samson's mighty deeds with
the jawbone of on ass, and, recapitulating he asked: "What did Samson
slay ten thousand Philistines with?'
No reply came. Then pointing to his
jawbone he asked: "What is this?"
At once the answer came from half a
dozen throats in unison, "The jawbone of an ass."
His   Reply.
Said he, "I hear at reading palms,
You're quite expert.    Read mine
And  seeing he was so polite,
She could not well decline,
So sho replied, "Give me your hand,"
He knew what she was about;
"I'wus leap year, as he softly sighed,
"This is bo sudden," lie replied.
(The wedding cards are out.)
���Philadelphia Bulletin
Left King on Doorstep.
When King Edward desires to pay
a call on a personal friend a message
to this effect is sent earlier in the day.
This rule is almost invariable, but
on one occasion His Majesty neglected the precaution, and on arriving at
the. house of his friends found the
hosts out of town and the charwoman
in charge. The King desired to go ill
and write a message; but was asked
by the cautious caretaker for his card
and us that was not forthcoming she
declined to let him in. "He was n
very pleasant, civil-spoken gentleman," she told her employers on their
return, "lint as he hadn't got a card
] left hinv outside.'i it was only
some time a'terwuids that the master
discovered to his horror the identity
of his visitor.
"She has no friends to speak of."
"(lood   heavens I    What    does  she
talk about?"���Sporting Times.
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yers
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How the Crazed Empress' Curse Cams
to a Fulfillment.
General Henrico d'Almonte was from
ISO:* to 1SUU tlie ambassador of Em
peror Maximilian of Mexico to tbe
court of"Napoleon III. The most interesting and most pathetic episode to
which D'Almonte was a witness and
which Is vividly described in his
memoirs Is the ineetlug between the
scheming French emperor and Maximilian's wife, the beautiful aud ainbi
tious ("arietta, who shortly before the
Catastrophe ut Quereturo bail come to
Paris to invoke Napoleon's aid for the
tottering throne of ber husband. But
Napoleon III., who for his own per
fldious purposes had by promises and
allurements Induced Maximilian, then
archduke of Austria, to accept the "re
stored" throne of Montezuma, faith
lessly abandoned the unfortunate
prince to his cruel fate as soou as be
realized his schemes to be Impracticable.
Even nt hor arrival In Paris Carlot*
ta's mind was already ln such a high ]
state of Irritation that It was deemed
advisable to have General d'Almonte
at her side during the meeting wilh Na
poleon. which took place in the em
press' apartments at the Grand Hotel
ile Paris.
What lends special Interest to that
Interview Is the fact that the empress,
crazed by desperalion and fear for her
husband's safety and by Napoleon's
unsympathetic attitude, hurled a curse
at the latter which In time was indeed
fulfilled to the very letter.
"The empress." says General d'AI
inoiile, "pleaded, partly on her knees
and In lhe most beseeching terms, with
the stony l**renchinan to no avail. Then
it was that I witnessed lhe most bar
rowing and dramatic scene of my life
Frantic with grief und excitement, the
empress, with drawn mouth and flash
lug eyes, sprang to her feet, extending
both her hands toward the retreating
emperor.
" 'Leave me,' she yelled ln a voice
which cut through me like a sword-
'leave me. hut go laden with my curse
-tbe same curse that God hurled at
the first murderer. May your own
house aud throne perish amid flames
and blood, and when you are humbled
lu the dust, powerless nud disgraced,
then shall the angel of revenge trum
pet Into your ears the names of Max!
inillan and Carlottn!'"
At Sedan and hy the revolution In
Paris Sept. 4, 1S70, the unhappy Car-
lotta's curse was fulfilled to the letter.
-Captain Charles Klener in Los Angeles Times.
Strength of Rings.
Some elaborate calculations, backed
by experiments, have been made in
England to determine the breaking
strength of rings. It appears that a
ring of ductile metal, like malleable
Iron, will be pulled out iuto the form
of a long link liefore It breaks and that
tho ultimate strength of the ring is
virtually independent of its diameter
Fracture finally occurs as thc result of
almost pure tension, and the resistance
to breaking is a little less than twice
that of a rod of the same cross section
subjected to a straight pull. As the
ring increases in diameter there ap
pears to be a slight approach toward
equality, with double tbe strength of
a bar. Thus a three inch ring, made
of three-quarter inch Iron, broke at
p.lneteeu and one-half tons, a four Inch
Hug at nineteen and nine-tenths tons
and n six loch ring at twenty tons, the
strength of a bar of the same metal
being ten and one-half tons.
Worse Than Too Bad.
Tne suburbanite stood ou the back
platform of the car smoking his morn
ing cigar. He struck up a conversation
with the conductor wben that brass
buttoned gent was not butsy.
"Whatever became of tbat basket of
eggs that was left on your car?" he Inquired.
"I took them home," gloomily replied
the conductor.
At the astonished look from the passenger the conductor explained:
"You see, any article left Iu my car
is mine If no one puts lu a claim for It
within six weeks. The six weeks were
up yesterday, and the company told
me to take the eggs away."
"Too had," said the passenger.
"Rotten," said the conductor.
Shakespeare's Descendants.
Besides his lirst child, Susanna,
Shakespeare's only other children were
a hoy and a girl, twins, born In 1585.
Sitsauna married a Dr. Hull, a Stratford physician, In 1(!07, was left a
widow In IU35 and died In 1040. She
hud only one child, a daughter, who,
though twice married, left no children.
Of the twins, lhe boy, named Hamnet,
died at the age of eleven, and the girl,
Judith, mari'led Thomas Quincy and
had three sons, who all died childless.
Men'c Dress.
ilftlO are dressed as they are chiefly
because fewer of ihem look ridiculous
so clothed than tliey would In any other costume. Modern dress Is merciful
to men. It gives no undue advantage
to the well built and handsome. Indeed, It detracts from their appearance
and modifies the figures or those not
blessed with a tine physlque.-Court
Journal.
Out of His Mouth.
His youngest grandchild had managed to get possession of a primer and
wns trying to eat It.
"Pardon me for taking the words out
of yi.ur mouth, little one," snld the professor,   hastily   interposing.
A gnnrl countenance Is a letter of
'���ucqjnnieiiiliiHnti    Fielding.
A Man of Means.
Mrs. Stitcktip-ls this Mr. Slimpurse
you have engaged yourself to u man of
means?
Sensible Daughter���Yes, mother. Ho
means all he says, an-d that's (ba
sort of husband I want.���New York
Weekly.
Priscilla's Chance.
"Why    don't    you    speak    for    yourself,
John?"
Prlsollla asked of her beau,
And Alden blushed lo either ear
And said so fuir Prlsollla could hear:
"1 thought Id wuh for you, my dear.
It's leap yeur, don't you knuiv."
PRODUCING RAIN.
Exp.drr.ents   In  New Zealand  trove
a  Great Success.
News of some remarkable feats ot
rain-making by means of an assault
of the heavens by explosives has come
to Australia from New Zealand
within the past lew. days. The tract
of country in wl 'ch the experiments
took place was North Otago, and the
places chosen were Raki's Table.,
1,060 feet above tbe sea level, and To-
turd, 500 feet above the sea. The district is usually bleBsed with good rains,
but last year there was a long drought.
The first attack on the skies was
made with three explosions, in the
lust and most powerful 40 pounds of
dynamite and 26 pounds of powder
being used. Reports say thnt no immediate effects were observed, but a
slight shower fell at a place a little
distance away. Further explosions
with larger charges followed, the
strongest being produced by 50 pounds
of guncotton and 100 pounds of dynamite. These were followed by widespread anil heavy rains, which continued for two days. A third series
of explosions involving charges of 200
pounds were also successfu', though
not so quirky as in the case of the
second series. The New Zealand
Government meteorologist, Rev. D. C.
Bates. F.R.G.S.. declares that the
condition of the atmosphere at the
beginning of the experiment was such
os to justify a forecast of rain, but
he admits that local residents are
adamant in their view that the ruin
was artificially produced. Great battles have been nlmost invariably followed by rain, no matter how unlikely it may have appeared in view ot
the previous condition (if the .*.tmos-
phere. New Zeilanders believe that
if they can reproduce battle conditions ''ain must follow.
Death   of   Viscount   Boyne,
The death nf Viscount Boyne took
place recently nt his country seat,
Burwarton Hall. Bridgnorth, Shropshire, where his lordship bad been
ill for about three weeks. Since the
death of Viscountess Boyne in 1003
he had usually resided at Burwarton
Hall. Gustuvus Russell Hamilton-
Russell, eight Viscount Boyne, who
sat in the House of Lords as Baron
Brancepeth, was in his 7Bth year, having been born May 28, 1830. He succeeded his father in 1872. The late
peer was also one of the "princely
Hamiltons," being Baron Hamilton,
of Stackallen. Meath, in the Irish
peerage. His family belonged to the
junior branch of the Hamiltons. of
whom the Duke of Abercorn is the
head. Their common ancestor was
Lord Claud Hamilton, first Lord Paisley, a jealous partisan of Mury Queen
of' Scots. His estates were forfeited,
but restored by James VI. (James I.
of Kngland), Sir Frederick Hamilton,
youngest son of Lord Claud, became
one of the paladins of Gustavus Adol-
plms of Sweden, and the fact has
been commemorated ever since by six
of the eight Viscounts Boyne having
for their "first Christian name that of
Gustavus.
Sir Frederick, after distinguishing
himself in the service of the Swedish
king, became Qentleman-in-Ordinary
to King James I. and King Charles I.
He obtained large grants of land in
Ireland, and married the daughter
of Capt. Sir John Vaughan. governor
of Londonderry. Here his third son,
Gustavus, gained renown by defending
Coleraine and Derry in the Protestant interest. He headed n regiment
in the battle of the Boyne, and had
his horse shot under him. At Athlone
he waded across the Shannon at the
head of the Grenadiers, and stormed
the place. For this feat he was appointed governor by William III.,
who also rewarded him with a grnnt
of forfeited Catholic, or Jacobite, estates. Queen Anne r,inde him Duron
Hamilton, and two years later, 1717,
Viscount Boyne. Viscount Boyne is
succeeded by' his eldest surviving son,
Hon. Gustuvus William Hamilton-
Russell, a deputy-lieutenant of the
counties nf Salop and Durham, late
captain of the 3rd Battalion Northumberland   Fusiliers. *
A Famous  Detective.
Superintendent Alfred Lench, of the
Convict Supervision Department, Scotland Yard, is retiring owing to ill-
health after a famous career as a
detective. The retirement will involve a general move up in the ranks
of the criminal investigation officers,
and eight officers will rise in rank.
Superintendent Leach, ns head of the
Convict Supervision Ollice, had to
deal with convicts liberated on license
and during tlieir tenure of police
supervision, and the police officials
state that there has been no officer
in the i iinals of the force who has
had such a personal knowledge of
notorious criminals as has the retiring oflicer. One of the most important cases, from a public point ot
view, with which Mr. Leach had to
deal was the Southend murdei, and
he personally arrested James Cii.nham
Read at his house at Mitcham. The
nireuiiisliiiices of this atrocious Kssex
murder, for which Read was executed al Chelmsford, are fresh in the
p'.iblic recollection In order to trace
the murderer, the Southend police
Bought the services of u Scotland Yard
official, and Mr. Leach was granted
permission to give the assistance' required. Part of the evidence against
Read was the original telegram sent
by him to his victim, making the
appointment prior to the murder.
This was compared with the band-
ivriting in the b'dgers and books ut
his office in the docks, and was found
to be the same. Once this clue was
-.���btained   the   skilled   detectives   were
r.ot long in bringing the murderer to
justice. Mr. Lenoh also traced Ben
nett, the Yarmouth murderer, who so
brutally did his young wife to death
on the s.'iishoie. The finger-print department at Scotland Yard, which is
practically an innovation of recent
yenrs iu the work of criminal investigation, wns under Mr. Leach's special supervision, and it is interesting
to recall the feet that owing to a
Blight finger impression upon a cash-
box two brothers named Stratton
were arrested and convicted for the
brutal murder of an old sh* pkeepci
and bis wife in Deptfnrd. Mr. [etuil
retires upon a substantial pensie-i
with the good wis)"-- ���(: all the offl
ciuis . .
National Debts.
A state Is the sole Judge of Its own
solvency nnd Is not only at liberty
either to repudiate Its debt or compound with Its creditors, but even
when perfectly solvent may materially
alter the conditions on which It orlg-
Inally borrowed.	
Put Up or Shut Up.
If you dou't like the touo of this
paper, tell us In a letter containing a
dollar bill, the price of a year's subscription Otherwise keep still, ns It's
none of your darned busluess. -HnHti;
I Hill (KiuT* New Ern.
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Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Succeed
After Other Remedies Fail.
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You can take a purgative to tear
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Y'ou can drug your stomach with
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You can do all these things���but
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of nausea. The-sight of any kind cf
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would arise from the tabic without
eating. Doctors advised different medicines which I took without benefit.
Finally I became so run down that I
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I tried to build myself up with ihe
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and my condition did not improve I
became much discouraged. Then a
friend told ine he thought Dr. Williams' Pink Pills would help mo, and
I began their use. In three weeks'
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It is because Dr. Williams' Pink
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St. Vitus' dance, partial paralysis
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any medicine dealer or by mail at
50 cents a box or six boxes- for $2.50
from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville,  Ont.
"Give me a penny, sir, for something to eat."
"But you've got sixpence in your
hand now. What's that for?"
"Oh, that's to tip the waiter, sir."
���London  Globe.
A Corrector of Pulmonary Troubles.
���Many testimonials could be presented showing the great efficacy of
Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil in curing
disorders of the respiratory processes,
but the best testimonial is* experience and the Oil is recommended to
all who suffer from these disorders
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the bronchial tubes as no other preparation can.
"What is your opinion of prosperity ? "
"Well," answered the improvident
man, "my opinion of prosperity is
that it is something ior which I am
expected to give three cheers because
some other fellow has it."���Washington Star.
It is the tea grown on the hillsides
of the world-famous Nuwara. Kliyn
district in Ceylon, used in "Salad.a"
Tea that gives it that rich, uniform,
delicious flavor. 32
It was the day of thc ball game,
nnd Willie, the office boy, approached the hend of the firm and stammered, "If y-you p-p-plense, sir���"
"Come, hurry up," said his employer. "If you have anything to
say, say it.   Don't take half a day."
"But' that's just what I was going
to ask you if I could take," said Willie.���Harper's Weeekly.
At the Yarmouth Y.M.C.A. Boys'
Camp, held at Tuskct Futis in August, I found MINARD'S LINIMENT
most beneficial for sunburn, an immediate relief for colic and toothache.
ALFRED STOKES,
General Secretary.
Mamma��� Well, Edith, how did you
like the kindergarten >
Kdith���I didn't like it n bit. The
teacher put me on a chair and told
me to sit there for the present. And
I sat and sat and she never gave me
the   present,���Chicago  News.     .
Minard's   Liniment,   used   by   Physicians.
Biggs���What do you know about
Blank?   Is ho ns good as his word?
Diggs���Oh," yes. But I wouldn't believe a word ho said.���Chicago News.
"So you went before a Magistrate
with that man who abused you so
shamefully lust Sunday. What happened?"
"Oh, it was entirely in my favor.
The man was obliged' to withdraw
more tnan half of what he said."���
Fliegende Blaetter.
Black
Watch
Remarkable for
richness
and
pleasing
flavor.   The big black
plug chewing tobacco.
2267   .
A  CURIOUS  FARM.
Requires No Fences and* Never Had a
Wheeled Vehicle.
Within sight ot tne towo of Jaspei
Mo., ill tbe Oz.it us. a settler bus i
farm wbicb probably Is uulike any oib-
er In the world.
This farm occupies the tableland ou
the summit ol a ridge and is inclosed
with a feme which no animal has ever
broken through. It does uot rise above
the surface of tbe farm, bul fulls sheer
from tbe edge a distance of many feet
The man who bomesteiided lhe table
land bad a hard climb up the face ol
�� perpendicular cliff to reach the comparatively level summit
At one point a ledge extends out a
few Inches and nlnug tbe face of tbe
cliff at an upward grade. By following this ledge and making use of occasional points of rocks and of sbrub.-
growlng in the fissures tbe discoverer
pulled himself to lhe summit and found
a surface well covered with soil and u
luxuriant vegetation.
Gradually he Improved the ledge un
til he conld carry up tools and seed
By blasting and drilling he cleared a
narrow trail, up which be wns able to
take first some pigs and then a cow.
Later on he took up n horse.
And that today ls the coudltlon of
this curiously protected furm. No vehicle has turned a wheel within Its limits of palisades. The live stock has
multiplied and consumes lbe grain
raised. Some stones thrown across tbe
trail completely fence In the hogs and
cuttle. When the farmer has stock to
sell be drives lbe animals down tbe
private trail and strikes the road to
Jasper.
HIS  CRYING   BABY.
And the Cheerful Elderly Man Who
Was Generous With Advice.
A young man nbout twenty-five years
old was sitting ln one of the third
class waiting rooms of u London railway terminus with a baby on his
knee, nnd Ills helplessness In pacifying
the howling child attracted the atten-
tion of passershy. Presently an elderly man walked up, with a smile of
pity, and queried:
"A woman gave you that baby to
hold while she went to see about her
luggage, didn't she?"
"Yes."
"Aud you expect her back, I suppose?"
"I think she'll conte back."
"Well, this makes me laugh. A wo
mnn played the same trick ou me once,
hut no one ever will again. Young
man, you've been "done." You've beeu
taken for a country greenhorn and
been sold. Better give the baby over to
a policeman and make a move before
some reporter gets ut you."
"Oh, she'll come buck," replied the
young man as lie looked anxiously
round.
"She will, eh? .Joke grows richer nnd
richer. What makes you think she'll
co ine V"
"Because she's my wife, aud this is
our first bnby."
"Oh���b'm, I see," muttered the old
man, whose hilarity suddenly evaporated, and when be nlso discovered
that he'd lost his train he kicked n dog
that had been left unguarded on the
platform.���London Answers.
A Bridge of Coffins.
When the British forces were marching to Pekin in 1800, after the capture
of the Taku forts, one of the rivers became so swollen with the heavy rains
that It was rendered almost impassable. While in this quandary a bright
Idea suddenly struck one of our officers. Being well aware that the Chinese generally order tbelr coffins years
in advance nnd keep them .on the
premises and also thut they are perfectly air tight, he consulted with his
brother officers, with the result that
orders were given to search all the
houses of the village and collect every
coffin. With the aid of a few empty
casks the soldiers constructed a pontoon bridge of coffins sufficiently
strong to bear the artillery, and the
river was thus passed in safety.���London Standard.
An Odd  Post Card.
The most'curious post card ever produced, according to a leading philatelist, was one which the Japanese government put out In 1873.
In describing he says It Is "really a
sheet of paper folded so as to form
four pages of a narrow book. On the
front page Is a border Inclosing an Impressed stamp for the postage rate and
a space for the address. On the second page are printed In native characters ouly minute directions for use. On
the third page ure ruled a Dumber of
vertical lines, between which the send
er wns to write his communication, and
the fourth page was a blank." They
remained In use until 1875.
"Eatin* a lyiouritnin."
A good example of the caustic hu
nior of n Scotch examiner (louts Ibis
way from we know not where. It
seems that Scotch parish schoolmasters
are ln their ii|ipoliituient examined as
to their literary qualifications. One ot
the fraternity, being called by bis ex
ainlner lo translate Horace's ode he
ginning "Bxegl moiiiiinentum oere |ie
rennlns." began as follows: "Excgl
inoiitinieiiliim" (1 have eaten a iiidvii
tain). "All." said one of the examiners,
"ye ueednu proceed nny further, foi
after en tin' sic a dinner this parish
wad be a null* inoiithfu' t' ye. Ye ir.nun
try some wider sphere."���"Poet Lore."
Disappointed.
Sylvia-Willi I's lhe mutter? Yon look
as If you had Inst your just friend
Maude���I Weill to see a fortune teller
yesterday, and she told me I was going
to marry n tall, dark tnan Yhe only
renl rich fellow 1 l*rio"v Is dumpy and
has red hair        	
Egyptian Cotton.
Egyptian cotton land produces nearly
four times us much per acre as that of
this country.
A Geographical Slip.
One of the famous American dramatists wrote ao Egyptian play and
bud Ihe English officers of tbe khcdlve
slip out of n reception "to paddle
across the Nile to the Island of Elephantine," returning In nn hour's time.
Klephiintlne Island Is opposite Assuan,
at lbe first cataract, (100 miles from
Cairo. But tbe play weut ln this ceun-
Irv.iinil lu KiiL'buiil.
,   QUEBEC  TERCENTENARY.
Grand   Pageant   to   be   Presented   in
Commemoration of Early Canadian   History.
Quebec, May 29.���Chief among the
festivities of the Quebec Tercentenary in July next will stand out those
great and dramatic scenes of the Pageant which will show forth to be
world what gre.��_t things were done *.'i
Canada in the days of old, and how
filled with romance and chivalry i.-*
every page of early Canadian history.
Mr. Frank Lascelles, the Master cf
Pageant, fresh from his success last
year at Oxford, and having already
in hand the pageant of 1909 in London, with its 15,000 performers, iias
just taken the people of Quebec into
irs confidence and has explained !o
them whut a pageant really is, and
exactly what the coining representations upon the Plains of Abraham are
to be like. Among other things i.e
said:
"it is no mere spectacular or theatrical performance which you are going to organize or in which you are
going to tnke part, it is a great historical representation, which will
leave its iimrk on the time and will
be remembered as one of the great
things which were done in Quebec
in this generation.
"It will give a keener interest to the
study of your great beginnings, it will
show forth in llesh und blood bofor**
you the great men nnd women whose
deeds of bravery nnd heroic suffering
nave mado this country what it is.
it will show the noble hearted ideas
which prompted the pioneers iu theii
pilgrimage irom Old France and will
.nuKe all Canada realize thai here in
iliis ancient city, this city set upon a
rock, was the cradle and birthplace
ol their great country.
"And the world is prepared to honor
your festivities as few festivities have
oecn  honored  before.
'"The heir to the throne of your
mighty Empire is coming lo show his
respect to the memory of the great
iounder of Canada, Samuel de Cham-
plain.
"The soldiers and battleships of
three great nations which were once
,it war, will come to show how much
greater and more powerful is peace,
and side by side in this city, where
once all three were at enmity, will
mareli the representatives of America.
of England and of France.
"It is a striking fact and one on
wliich you are undoubtedly to be congratulated that you should have
,'hosen to commemorate the three
hundredth year of your foundation
by a form of celebration which is new
and yet old; a form which sets out
with all the charms that a beautiful
situation, a great history and a chivalrous and poetic-minded people t un
give���a country's history.
"It will enable the youth of this
country to realize bettor than they
have ever done before the greatness of
your national history. It will show
forth with all the adjuncts of urcheo-
logical accuracy, beautiful color,
stately ceremonial, and the sweet
tones of music, the greut events that
you have to remember.
"On the corner of the Plains of
Abraham with the grounds of Marcli-
mont on the right und the river flowing beyond and below, a grand stand
is nl ready in course of erection, which
will seat many thousands of onlookers; and on the broad stretch in front
of it, between the grand stand and
tlie river, will be reproduced with as
great exactitude as possible, the stirring scones of early days.
"hut briefly, we shall see as the
strains of the overture die away, a
group of wigwams set beneath the
trees and a wild Indian dance in progress on the banks. Jacques Cartier
coines in sight with his crew and
plants .in tlio earth in the midst oi
the assembled Indians the mighty,
cross. wliich bears the golden lilies
and  the arms of  France.
"After a scene which will recall as
vividly as history can help us to do
the actual progress of events, he reads
to the crowded savages, grouped on
the banks of the river, as he did nearly four hundred years ago, the familiar words of the Holy Gospel of St
John. Then down he goes to thc
river to embark on the ship whicli is
to bring him back to France.
"So the French pioneers and the
Indians pass out of view and we are
transported in our imagination to the
court of France. The same greensward is under foot and the same sky
is over head, but the strains of music and groups of gay courtiers show
us that the scene is no longer a little village on cliffs at the river side,,
but that this is tlie court of Francois  Premier at Fontainebleau.
In great state he rides at the head
of his cnlvaeade, and Cartier, who hns
returned from his voyage to the west,*
is brought before him and tells him
of his wanderings and presents some
Indians whom he has brought back
with him from the New World.
Then they ride on and the scene
changes again. Once more we are at,
the Court of France but here it is the
court assembled at the Louvre and a
throne is set up in the centre and
lapestiieH unfolded round, while gorgeous halberdiers keep guard. The
court of Henry IV. has succeeded that
of Francis I.; resplendent in satins
and silks of many colors, the ladies
aiid'gentlemen troop in. A ptiviine is
danced before tho King, who arrives
in state, and to a young man, who
stands ut the foot of the throne, is
given a commission to set out where
Cartier had gone beipre, mid Cham-
plain receives his 'orders from the
King. ,   .
Then back tho next scene brings us
to the little village of Stiidueona, and
Ohamplain with his girl wife is le-
coived with wonder by the savages.
"The years again pass by, and
Chaiuplain and his wife are long
since dead. Stiidncona has become
Quebec and the populace has increased* to over'200. The Governor, Mont-
magiiy, goes down with his guard
nnd receives the gentle and holy
mother Marie nnd the ladies from Old
France who have given up tlieir lives
to bring the name of Christ to the
new country. She teaches the little
children the Bible stories that were
taught to each of us at our mother's
knee  and the scone passes on.
"A fort is being defended by 17
brave young Frenchmen against the
hordes'of Iroquois, and the flying arrows', the awful war-whoops and final
burning of the fort, recall to us some
of the terrors and martyrdoms through
wliich our forerunners had to pass.
"Then the ashes of the little firt
are swept aside and the sound of
chanting falls upon our ears. The
great archbishop, Mgr. do Laval, surrounded with all the stately ceremony
of the church comes down to meet
the representative of the King, who
resplendent among his courtiers and
his nobles, pays reverent homage lo
the church.
"In the presence of the fur traders
and the merchants, Daumont de Saint
Lusson takes possession of the coun-
wm
A/ND
EGZEPUB
Miss Wilhelmina McCharles of Pow
assan, Ont, write : " I havt proved
Z: m-Buk a healing balm for eczema.
My futher had it vety bud on hit hands ind
they were swollen very much. One night
he decided to try Zam-Buk. I had previously used it for Ringworm which 1 could
not remove until I tried Zam-Buk. This
removed lhe Ringworm in a very short time.
In the morning father's hands were very
much improved. He therefore continued
using Zam-Buk, and the ectema is now all
gone. I hold Zam-Buk in high esteem as
a healing balm." j, H-alln*.,  Soothm-.
Antiseptic. Of all druggist, and stores, 50c. or
postpaid from the Zim
B,ik Co., Toronto.
try of the west, and later on, the
brave Frontenac gives his answer at
the mouth of my guns," to the demands  of   Phips.
"Last scene of all, side by sido,
shoulder to shoulder, French and
Knglish together, victors both, in one
great purude of honor, inarch our
bravo heroes of the past, a wonderful
assembly, an Inspiration to the world.
In the centre Jacques Cartier with
his cross, Cliamplaiu, Mother Marie,
Dollard, Monsigneur de Laval, Daumont de .Saint Lusson, Frontenac and
many more, without number, and beyond, the soldiers of three great nations, .sent lo do honor to the living
descendants of these brave men;
while below on the river, the mighty
battleships boom out, in a salute with
all the assembled multitude, to 'he
Past, the Present and the Future ��f
Canada, the golden granary of the
world."
Thousands of mothers can testify
to the virtue of Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator, because they know
from experience how useful it is.
The minister, knowing how fond Pat
was of wine, offered him a small wine-
glassful, and said, "Pat, that wine is
100 yours old."
"Faith, it's small for its nge, then,"
said Pat.���Judge's Library.
"Mrs. Jones had a most delicious
bit of scandal to tell Mrs. Brown, and
the latter wouldn't givo her a chance
to let go of it."
"I thought she reveled in such
things?"
"She does."
"Why  wouldn't  she  hear  it?"
"Their time was short and she had
some scandal that she wanted to tall
herself."���Nashville American!
Martha,  endeavoring to  instruct  a
would-be housekeeeper in the mysteries of pudding making,was overheard:
"Yes, jes' take some bread en���"
"But how much bread, Martha?"
"Oh,    jes'  what yer    needs,    Miss
Min, en den yer puts yo' milk on it���"
"Antl how much milk, Martha?"
"Well, yer mus' use yer jedgeinent
'bout dat, Miss Min."
"But I haven't any judgement, Martha."
"Well, de Lord he'p yer. Miss Min,
'cause I can't!"���Travel Magazine.
SHOE POLISH
" I tell you. Boss, people are bo particular about the Shoe Polish tliey
���one that they ask me each nhrht lo be
���ure and use "2 in 1."
It's1 easier for me, too, and yon
���houM see the imlle I _ret in tha
morning."
At all
*t>amlara
lOc. anil
25c.  tins
rWANTED'
10 hear from  owner having
A   600D   FARI
for pitlo, . Not particular nltont location.
iinuui give price, and ilesorlptlon, **n,i run
���on for*selllnf*,    suit, when pokh.h.:ou cau
1,0 bud.    Will donl with oraa/a only.
'   Derbyshire. 1'ox IK',  Rochester, N. Y.
BINDER TWINE,
Every buTITully Uuarimtood
and properly tug-fiul tn com
ply with Canadian laws.
STANDARD500... P_rbJ.50lb..
MANILA 550 (.. ->rr lute fill.].**-. .
MANILA 600 ft. P��. b,.. 501b..
TVee on
board eara
Calgary
$4.75
5.25
6.75
Vrao on"
hoardeara
Winnipeg
$4.38
4.88
4 6.38
Ordori aoeepteil BFone halo or morel Tumi a caffi
with order or C. O. D.   Prompt iMnment and ���atia-
faction -.uarnntf-cd.   Auk un lor price on far lotn.
COOPER CORDAGE CO.,  Minneapolis, Minn.
When
Buying
pG'XRQAD
KSS
OVERALLS
or SHIRTS
ASK   FOR
KING tSE ROAD
LOOK   FOR  THE   NAME.
li  yon  want  the
Sold very best garment
to the fur general   wear
trade risk for No. 98 m
by bliick,   No.   34   in
p    I   Whilli blue    or    No.   ill)
K. J. Wmtia in grey      Alm-OBt
& Co. Lt'd. nil-v den,er  ������'������*
get    them      for
Winnipeg,    you.
W.    N.   U.   No.   693. TUK   SLOCAN   MINING   REVIEW.   NEW   DENVER.   B. C.
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Bank of cMontreal,
CAPITAL ALL PAID UP. $1-1,490,000.
REST, $i 1,000,000
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UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $908,539.20
Pr .pMeut���Loni) Stkatucon.v and Mount Royat,.
Vice-President���Hon. Gnoses A. DmmMOSB.
General Manager���E. S. Clouston.
Branches In A.1I T*"��e Principal Cities In Canada
LONDON, ENQ., NEW Y<JRK, CHICAGO, SPOKANE.
A.General Banking Business Transacted.
NEW DENVER BRANCH, - i. 6. FISHER, Manager.
Zhe
Slocan fflMnttifl Review,.
���PUBLISHED    EV-KFY   THUitSl-UY
AT  NEW   DENVER, H.C.
���Subscription $3.00 per annum, B'.tiullv
in advance.   No^ay, ao paper.
AnvRimsisii iRates *.
Notices to Delinquent Owners - f 12.00
"    for Crown Grants    -   -    7.60
"      " Purchatse nf Land   -     7.M
"     " Lieen-e to Cut Timber 5.00
All locals will be charged/for at the rRte
of 1_> c. per line each issue.
(Transient rates made known on.F.ppli-
cation.   No ruoni for Quacks,
Address all Communications and make
Cheques .payable to
JNO.   J.   ATHERTON,
Editor and Publisher.
Make yourself familiar with the
���-ibove rates and Save Trouble.
Xocal an�� (Sen-evaL
A. L. McCulloch, surveyor, o! Nelson, brought a bunch of men in on
Monday lo survey a hirge block of
fruit land owned "by Messrs. Brouse,
Mclnnes, Kelly, and Jacobson.
A large number of loyal Orangemen
from Sandon jonrneved to Nelson
Monday to .participate in the Orangemen's celebration.
McMillan and McGillivray left for thc
tQuecn Bess mine yesterday to inspect
the properly with a view of reopening
it.
Good reports are ito hand fiom -the
.Silver Bell, wliich waa opened up a few
weeks ago by Messrs. Lowe and Hen-
diickson. A car of ore will be brought
.down in a few days.
A spoiling match was held -Tuesday
between the owners of two launches.
'The race waa on level terms the contestants being 'the " Rudra " (A Mc-
���Jines) and the " Leek " (A. Owenc).
The race wns a flying -start over the
Hunter cup course, Mr. D. MiLaehlan
���retting the boats oil' in perfect line, but
���the Rudra m.-vle tlie turn at No. 1 buoy
a length iilnad, and at the next buny
had Increased the advantage. Drawing
away in the home run it crossed the
Hue a winner by 30 seconds.
J. H. Wereley and P. D. MePherBon
returned Monday night from the Gertie
It., a mineral cla'tn on the Minimi t bei*
ween Springer ami JQ-Mile creeks, where
-tliey have been doing assessment work.
They brought down some tine samples
of silver-lead ore taken from an opencilt.
Frank Weils is doing asBoasnieist on
the old Bush claim on the summit,
Mr. Roy Thompson has arrived froia
Titcoma, Wash., lo take -charge of the
���C.P.R. agency here. He. is a railroad
man uf experience nnd he is charmed
wilh his new localiou.
Lew Shannon has Arrived Irom Calgary on a visit to his brother Ed. .und
family, ami is also renewing many old
and valued acquaintances.
H. C. Wragge, ol the Nelson legal
iinn ol Ler.nje.it Wrague, was a visitor
(to town this week. He is about to ���/���amp
���uut for ten days, and he will inspect a
a large block of fruit land owned by himself nnd partner.
Several famiKeS are out camping on
tlie beach a lew miles from town.
A liae specimen of Mason & Riscb's
celebrated .pianofortes ran bo sten (by
kind consent) at Ml* unary Baynes''
residence by appointment.
For ihe summer season, Nelson's Drug
���Gture will close at 7 p.m.
Geo. W. Hyde ami family left for
their new locution near New Westminster yesterday.
Win. Hunter, D. Blackbiwn, a*d D.
Brandon, were visitors from Silverton,
yeserday,
J. E. Jones and F. D. Bevan, Spokane, went up to the Bluebird, Tuesday, in the interests of Spokane parties.
A number of men aro down from the
Vancouver mine, owing to the recent
mudslide Idling one of ihe bunk houses.
Severa'. good catches of fish are re-
pDited thiBweek. TomBauuderscaught
spine big fellows at the mouth of Trout
creek, and "our devil" landed 23 small
beauties with a fly-hook, Tuesday.
'We are credibly informed tnat Conductor Wensley sold his land, near Box
Lake, recently for $2000 spot cash.
There will be Bervice next Sabbath
In the Methodist Churches at Silveiton
and New Denver at 11 a.m. and 7.30
p.m. respectively, Mr. Gilford will
preach.
L's dollars to doughnuts that this
dislrict and Yale-Caribjo will not vote
on general election day. There will be
some monkey business again to help
out the Bolid seven racket.
W ANTED���'o know the whereabouts o!
Frank Sutdifte, who when last heard i
of was working as a miner in tliis dis-1
trict.    Please communicate  with the
"Review" office.
Mr. Thos. A. Brydon who lectured io*
own, Monday, s-iid that a fruit farmer
must have brains and know how to use
theiu.
V Mr. McNeill, the celebrated agriculturist of Ottawa, says the strawberries' of
tlrs dislrict are only equalled by those
of P. E.I.
Biydnnsays: Don't cut runners from
bearing strawberry plants. Plant in
rows three feet between each row and 18
inches between plants. Life of a strawberry plant is three veurs; if well tended, four years. He alfo advocated
planting apple trees 20 to 30 feet ap3it.
Make a big bole, spread the roots of
the young tree out well, then cover with
earth ami trample down.
Tlie Conservative convention, at
whicli a candidate will be nominated to
contest the distiict of Kootenay, has
been called for Tuesday, 21st.
There wrs quite an exciting School
board election at Nakusp last Saturday.
Thos. Abriel managed to defeat Harry
LaBrash, bis nearest opponent, by only
two votes.
E. E. Cliipoian, gold commissioner,
came to town on Tuesday iu lonncction
with the building of roads and trails in
the district. The wagon read between
Limon crtek and Perry's Siding has
been surveyed, and the adoption of the
survey is now awaited from Victoria,
Slocan Land District���District of West
Kootenay.
Take notice Ihat John Thomas Black
-of New Denver, B.C., provincial con-
s able, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted ou the
north boundary of Lot 485, thence north
SO cliains, thence west 80 cliains more
or less lo the shore of Slocan L ike,
thence south along lhe said lake, 30
chains more or less, to the north-west
corner of Lot 485, thence east 20 chains
more or less to point of commencement,
containing 50 acres more or less.
Dated the 14ih day of July, 1908.
S17 JOHN THOMAS BLACK.
LAND ACT.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take Notice that I, Harvey Fife, of
Sloean, miner, intend sixty days from
the date hereof, to aiiply to thei Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for
nermii-sion to purchase the following
described lands: Starting at a post
planted on C.P.R. survey line, running
east to Lot 8701, thence north to corner
ol lot 7702, llience east 40 chains, llionce
south 20 chains, thence west to C. P. ft.
survey line, f dlowing said lino t*> point
of coinmenc nuent, containing 120 acres,
more or less.
HARVEY FIFE, Locator.
John Ground, Agent.
May 2, 1908.
Slocan Land District--District .of
West Kootenay. ��
Take notice that John D. Reid, of*8*lo-
can, B. C., prospector, intends to ap.ply
for permission to purchase the following
described land: Commencing at a>poet
planted about 600 feet south of the
north-east post of Lot 8428, -.Group l.
West Kootenay district, thence-south 20
chains, thence east 20 cliains, ithence
north 20 chains, thence west 20 --chains,
to Ihe point of commencement and "Containing 40 acres more or less.
Dated June 5th, 1908.
Aug20 JOHN D. REID.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that J. B. Smith -uf New
Denver, B.C., meichant, intends to
apply for permission to purohase the
following described laud : Commencing
at a poet planted on the east side of
Slocan Lake about 1% miles distant and
in a northerly direction from tRoseberv,
and about 200 feet from the Nakusp and
Slocan railroad, J. B. S.'s south-west
corner, thence east 20 chains, thence
nm tb 20 chains, thence west 20 chains,
thence south 20 chains to the point of
commencement, containing 40 acres
more or le.-s.
Daled June 19th, 1C08.
Ang20 ,.    J..B, SMITH.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that Adolnh Mere, otNew
Denver, B.C., shoemaker, intends to
apply for permission to puichase the
fol lowing described lands: Commencing
at a post planted at the north-west coiner of Peter Murray's pre-emption,
tlience west 20 chains, thence south 20
chains, thenco east 20 chains, thence
north 20 chains, to pointof commencement, containing 40 acres more or lesB.
Dated 16th June, 1908.
Aug20 ADOLPH MERO.
Slocan Land District���District of West
Kooteaay.
Take notice that Oie. Slaattebrek, of
New Denver, Miner, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following
described land: Commencing at a post
planted about 4,miles from Enterprise
landing on Ten mile creek, near W. E.
Koch's old sa.\v,Hiill. O. S.'s S. E.
corner post, thence' north 10 chain",
tlience west 10 chains, thence nortli 10
chains, thence west 10 chains, thence
nortli 20 cliains, thence west 20 chains,
thence soutli 40 chains, tlience east 40
chains to the point, of commencement,
and containing 110 acres more or less.
OLE. SLAATTEBREK.
Arpil 20lh, 1908.
HON.  RICHARD McBRIDE
i'Remiek or nitrrir.ii COLUMBIA, who ukcently VISITED xkw Denver.
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J. B. SMITH *
General Merchant   ���  New Denver
JUST ARRIVED. A large shipment of Groceries, orange",
lemons, bananas, and candies of various and tasty kinds.
EVERYTHING NICF. AND FRESH.
Ring up our slore. Telephone installed. Can also give
Immediate delivery.
Call and sue oar Assortment ol Men's Summer Underwear
Socks, Gloves, Overalls, Collars, Ties, Hats, etc.
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Hotel Grand, Nakusp j
Proprietor:  H. J. LaBRASH
While help employed only.       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.
Choicest Liquors, Wines,   and Cigars.
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NOTICE.
Number Four Mineral Claim, situate in
the Slocan Mining Division of West
Kootenay District. 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.
B95.698, intend, 00 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 lhe above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before Ihe issuance of such Certilicate
of Improvements.
Dated this 18th day of June, 1908.
Auu.31 A. S. FARWELL.
NOTICK.
Number Five Mineral Claim, situate in
the Slocan Mining Division of West
Kootenay District. Where located:
Close to lhe town of Cody.
Take notice that I, A. S. Farwell, of
Nel-on, acting as agent for John A.
Whittier, Free Miner's Certilicate No.
Bl(iK77, intend 60 dayH fiom the date
hereof, to apply to tha Mining Recrder
for a Certiorate of Improvement", for
the pm pose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the above claim.
And fm ther take notice that act ion,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of June, 1908.
���A-JB* 81 A. S. FARWELL.
Special Offer
FOR ONE WEEK ONLY
All Children's
White Lawn Dresses
��� AND ���
Ladies' Underskirts
At Cost Price.
MRS. WILLIAMS,
NEW DENVER, B.C.
Always a good supply of
home-fed Beef, Mutton
and  Pork on hand.
Poultry, Game and
Fish iu season.
COLD   STORAGE
Hermann Clever
Proprietor, v
J. W. M. TINLING
Dealer in Mines, Mineral Prospects,
jfruit Hanfcs ano
General IReal Estate
Preliminary examinations of Property    for prospective  purchasers a
speciality.
12 years experience in the Slocan. All
business  promptly  attended to and
satisfaction guaranteed.
P.O. Box H2, Silverton, B.C.
bloean Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that John Wafer of Slocan, B.C., miner, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described land: Commenting at a post
planted at the north-west corner of Lot
8225, Group 1, We*t Kootenay district,
thence norlh 20 cliains, thence east 20
chains, thenco south 20 chains, tbence
west 20 chains to the point of commencement, and containing 40 acres more or
JOHN WAFER.
Dated May 21b.j 1908. AuglS
LAND ACT.
Slocan   Land  Distiict���-Diatrict ot
West Kootenay.
Take notice that H. A. Cousins,
of Silverton, B.C., milluian, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands;
Commencing at a post planted at the
No. 1 post of Lat 2617 thence west
about 10 chains to a line running noith
and south, thence along the said line
20 cliains north to lot 1807, tlience 20
cliains east, thence about 8 chains
south to the north boundary of lot 2617
thence west and soutli along the boundaries of lot 2617 to point of commencement, containing 80 acres  more or loss.
HERBERT ARCHER COUSINS
July 7th, 1,808. S3
Kootenay Hotel
Sandon, B.C.
-=Z  * McLEOD & WALMSLEY, Props.
NOTICE.
Take notice, that we intend to apply
to the Board of License Commissioners,
ot the City of Sandon, B.C., to transfer
the hotel  license  for the  Hotel   Reco,
this day assigned to ns by W. M. Bennett, of Sandon, B.C.
Dated this Oth day of June, A.D. 1908.
HARRIS & KELLY.
I, W. M. Bennett, of Pandnn, BC.
hereby give noiice that I intend to app|y
to the Board ot License Commissioners
of the Ciiy of Samlon, B.C., at iis next
.regular s ttings, for a transfer of my
hotel license for the Hotel Reco, Sandon, B.C., to Harris and Kelly, Sandon,
B.C.
Dated this 6th dav of Juno, A.D. 1008.
W. M. BENNETT, Licensee.
Zhc Slocan Ifootel
Sbree tforfts,
Headquarters for Mining Men
when visiting this famous Silver-
Lead Miuing Camp. Every
comfort foi the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Har and Excellent Pool Table.
Hugh Niven, Proprietor
NOTICE.
Number Three Mineral Cairn,   situate
in tlie Slocan Mining Division of West
Kootenav  District.    Where located:
Near the town ol Cody.
Take notice that I. A. S. Farwell, nf
Nelson, acting as agent for John M.
Harris, .Free Miner's Ceitilicate No.
B95.699, intend, 00 days* from the dBte
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements, for
the piilpose of obtaining a Ciown Grant
of the above claim.
Ami further take notice that action
under section 87, must be commenced
before tlie issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of June, 1908.
AugSl A. S. FARWELL.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take Notice that William Clough of
Slocan City, occupation miner, intends
to apply for perm'ssion to purchase the
following described land: Commencing
at a post planted on the west s!de of
Slocan lake about one and a half miles
north of Evan's crtek and marked "Win.
C.'s south-east corner post," tlience
west 20 chains, thence nortli 40 cliains,
tlience east 20 chains, thence south 40
chains, following shore of bike to point
of commencement and containing 80
"acres more or less.
WILLIAM CLOUGH.
April 30th, 1008. Jv*80
Arlington
t^ Hotel
Slocan <Xit��,  **  JB..X.
Headquarters aud home
of the old-timers, miuing
and commercial men, ranchers, lumberjacks, prospectors, and every one who
wishes a square deal,
Which you will surely
get   at
THE ARLINGTON.
f. e. (Brtffitb
Proprietor.
THnbertakfno
jparlor.
Funerals conducted on Short
notice ut any point in the district.   Shells always in stock.
AC ffidein ri-KVER
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER,
Hotel Rosebery
���Roeeber^,��. <$.
Well furnished rooms.
First-class   Cuisine.
JOSEPH PARENT
PROPRIETOR.
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FISHING    ,����
TACKLE  CatchesRsh
Hendryx Baits,  Colorado
Spinners and Burdette baits, First   class
Lines and Rods.
Don't let the other fellow catch
ALL the fish.
n drug
NEW DENVER. B.C.
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professional Cares.
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
Summer Excursion Rates
EAST
$60 from New Denver to
WINNIPEG DULUTH
FORT WILLIAM   ST. PAUL
CHICAGO  $7*2.50
NEW YORK    .108.60
MONTREAL $105.00
ST. LOUIS. $67.50
TORONTO $94.40
OTTAWA $105.00
ST. JOHN,  N B $120.00
HALIFAX $131.20
SYDNEY, C.B $13�� 90
Tickets on sale May 4 and 18,
June 5, 6, 19, and 20, July 6, 7,
22, ami 23, and August 6, 7, 21,
and 22, 1908.
First class���Round trip. Ninety
Days Limit.
Routes���Tickets are good via any
recognized routes in one or hoth
directions. To destinations east
of Chicago are good via Great
Lakes.
For further information, rates,
and sleeping car reservation apply
to���
John Moe, D.P A., Nelson, B.C.
'  C. E. McPherson, G.P.A.,
Winnipeg, Man.
WOOD. VALLANCE
HARDWARE Co.
Ltd.
Shelf   and   Heavy   Hardware,   Min-
Smelter and Mill Supplies.
NELSON,   B.C.
Denver Lodge No. 22
k:. of f3.
Meets in Pythian Castle
Hall, Clever Block, every
MONDAY evening at
8 o'clock.
VISITORS WELCOME.
New Denver
Fresh Milk delivered to any      ���
part of the town.
Outside points supplied regularly.
H. S. NELSON   -    -   Proprietor.
START FACTORY SStt
facture tnapa, polnhtt*, favoring extract* per-
(urne*. toilet articles, medicine*, baking pow-
den Mlvea, liniment*, itock and poultry feme-diet, bouaehold specialties and novelttei m
your own home at small cost. Mixers Guide ia
�� paper devoted to the business, three saontha
trial ���__i__hr._nti/ui for IOC' nn.pl1* *"������*
OUlDt Fort
peal subscript ion tor Wc; sample free
Slocan Land District���District of West
Koolenay.
Take notice that Beulah Mary Shep-
ard, of Letlihringo, Alia., niarii-.il woman, intends to applv for permission
to puichase the following described
lands: Commencing at a post planted
on the east shore of Slucan lake about
six miles from SlocanOity marked 1$. M.S.
N. E. Correr post, Ihence eouth 80
chains, thence west 20 chains, thence
north 80 cliains alongshore of Slocnn
Lake, thence enst 20 chains to point of
commencement.
April 24th, 1008.
BEULAH MARYSHEPARD.
LAUNDRY
FUNCKEE Prop.       NEW DENVER
Ladies' Dress 10c
Silk Blouse or Ball
Gown 50c
Towels, handerchiofs, petticoats, socks, etc 50c doz.
Working men washing 10c pee.
Collars 3c. Shirts 16c.
Special attention to shipping orders.
EXCHANGE Hotel
SANDON*.
Jy23
Jeeee T. Tipping, agent
THOMPSON BROS. Props.
Warm Cosy Rooms.       Restaurant  in
connection.   Excellent PojI 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.
Uu lew Denver lumber Co.
Manufacturers of Piue L-umber, Slriplap, aud
Finishing Fir and Tainarac, Dimension, Etc.
on Slocan Lake L, SCAU, ^0^      P.O. Box 20.
Agent at New Denver, J. B. SMITH.
Wind
Is the Home for all Mining Man when at the famous Silver-Lead Camp.
Co*y Rooms and flr.t-cla-s table.    Sample Rooms.
I will make vour stay with mc a pleasant one.
D. Grant, Prop.-SILVERTON, B.C.
* 4
TRY THE
Kootenay
Steam Laundry
OF NELSON, B.C.
For First-Class Work.
Get price/ list 'from ,T. E.  Angrignon
Local Agent.
Palma Angrignon f
General Freighting
and Transfer.
AiitAAi^Aiiiii ill 1 __. 1 A _____l_U
TRY
The Crown Tailoring.
Co., Toronto, Om.
���' For Spring and Summer Suits
BeBt S.imples Ever Shown
in  B.C.
See them at the  Lucerne
Shaving Pailor,
J. E. AMGRIUNON,
Agent        #
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CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
New Denver, B.C.
Slocnn Land Dislrict���Distiict of
West Koolenay.
Take Notice that John Thomas Chapman, of Lemon Creek, rancher, intends
to apply for peimif-sion to purchase the
following described hind: Commencing
at a poat. planted on lhe we^t boundary
of Lot 382, Group 1, Immediately north
of Slocan river and marked "J, T. C.
south-east corner," llicnce north 40
chains, tlicii**e weat 20 chains, thence
south 40 cliains, thence cast 20 chains,
to the point of commencement, con
ttiiiiing 80 acies more or less.
JOHN THOMAS CHAPMAN.
May 15th, 1908.
J.v30
NOTICE.
Marmlon and Maryland Mineral Claims,
situate in the S oenn City Miuing Division   of   We_t  Koutenay   District.
Where   located: On  Tiger  Cieek, a
branch of  the second  north  fork of
Lemon Creek.
Take notice that I,  Henri Robert
Joiand, F. M. C. No. R4800, acting as
agent for R. Randolph Bruce, F. M. C.
No. B85053, intend, sixty diys Irom the
date heieof, to apply to tW Mining Re-
coider for a Ceililicaleof Iinpiovements
for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant to  an   undivided   four-fifths in
each of the above claims.
And further take notice that action
under section 87, must be commenced
befoie the issuance of such Ceititicato
ol Improvements.
Dated this 28th day of May, 1908.
Jy 30, H, R. JORAND.'

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