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 Devoted to Advertising the resources
of the rich Siocan
Mining Division. - -
t2- *-C  ryS'.',_
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JUN 23 100/
Sent to any address
for $2.00  per ann.
If you see it in the
" Review,"'   it's   so.
No. 43     Vol. I.
SANDON, British Columbia, Thursday, June 20, 1907.
Single Copies 10c.
To Get Fair
Country is Aroused and Will
Demand Consideration of
Railway Commission,
Because the Canadian Pacific Railway Company are noi obtaining a profit
from this branch of the system to help
swell the enormous dividends being
periodically doled out, they have reduced their train and boat passenger
service to a tri-weekly one, and tho consequent demoralization of thu mail
Borvice has come to suoh a alate that
Slocan people have thrown aside all
apathy and indignantly demand a fair
shake from the compuny.
Masa meetings have beeu held all
over the riding, and tho ultimatum to
be presented to the railway corporation
is such a one that it will leave no doubts
aa to Slocan's earnestness and determination in the matter.
It iB absolutely essential that the
district should have a daily mail service. Throughout a long poriod of
depression this advantago haa remained
���with us, and now when lhe revival of
our mining and lumbering industries
have begun the privilege is nullified by
tbe deterrent Bhort-sighted policy of the
C.P.R. Sandon ia more fortunate than
its sister towns in tha matter of having
a remedy en s*ght. Tbe daily train
service of the Great Northern Railway
betwen Sandon aud Spokane is Al, and
if the C P.R. fails to respond to the ultimatum, the district will demand in a
determined manner that the mail contract be transferred to the Great Northern.
A mosting of the citizens wes held in
the City Hall on Saturday night last,
mid when Chairman Pratt called the
meeting to order every *eat in thn ball
was occupied. It augured well for a
satisfactory ending to the difficulty
when a thoroughly representative gathering  unanimously voiced the demand
of the district. It should have the
effect of a ftarning lo the C.P.R. th.it
they must revert to tho old daily sche
dule or give way to tho legitimate competition of the G.N.R.
Business only' meant, was the prevailing chord of the assembly, and at
the conclusion all felt that the correct
measures had In on adopted to biing lhe
company to time. A telegram wns
despatched to J, 0. MacLeod, Superintendent uf Railway Mail Service, which
was ns follows:
".). 0, MacLeod, Vancouver,
At mass meeting held at Sandon tonight, unanimously resolved to acquaint
you with fact of most unsatisfactory
mail service, By cutting off daily train
CP.R. only giving ua tri-weekly mail
service. Posttnaslor-General wires us
willing to give dally service if train
runs. CIMt. refuse to run daily.
Groat Northern havo recently inaugurated now and moft satisfactory daily
! service from Nelson to this city, returning same day. Citizens most earnestly
pray you t) transfer mail contract lo
Great Northern company. Coiin'ry's
revived prosperity threatened by action
Of C.P.R. (Signed) ,1, J. A.nicin*.*.*;,
Secretary Citizen's Committee."
It was also resolved to appeal in a
forceful manner to the Postmaster General nud the following Ulo-jram wits fur-
warded :
" lion. Rndolpho Lumienx,
Ottawa, Ont,
A citiznn's meeting waa  held on Saturday evening the liftoenih,    A unanimous resolution was passed respectfully
requesting you  lo change our mall service from the Canadian Pacific Railway
to iho Gieat Northern Railway at Nel-
I aon in order Ihat we may have a dailv
service,    Tho former Railway has  dis-
1 continued its daily service into this city
i and the latter railway has given us a
I letter service.    Our mail will come into
Sandon from Nelson in six  hours daily.
' Our present service via the C.P Kly is
tri-weekly,     Please  givo   above  your
early attention.
(Signed) .1. J. Atiikhtov,
Secretary Citizen's Committee."
Tho Standing Committee were also
authorized to lay the whole situation
before Wm, Wbyte, Fs<_, 2nd Vice-
President of the Canadian Pacific Railway, and the resolution has been acted
It was n':;-> resolved to fall in line
with the whole distiict, and the follow-
in;; resolution was adopted : " That Ibis
meeting pledges itself to support the
lake towns in their fight for a better
boat and mail service."
To say thai the business men of tbo
lake towns are indignant at tho backward move of lhe C.P.R. would be puling it very mildly.    All the residents of
New Denver, Silverton and Slocan City
are up in arms against the company,
and mean to show in a determined and
businesslike manner that the present
mail and boat service foisted upon them
will not be tolerated. A year ago, perhaps, when depression was at its lowest
ebb, such a service would have been
accepted as inevitable, but now when
the tide has turned and Prosperity is
catching up with rapid strides, the
stern men who havo cast in their all
nnd stood put for so long are aroused
and determined tq secure justice.from
the railway company by constitutional
methods, Meeting* of protest havo
been held galore, each succeeding one j
gaining in numerical and diplomatic
strength, until a mighty wave of righteous indignation now sweeps the
countryside, and a combined howl of
protest was given vent lo on Tuesday
I last.
The venue was Silverton, seleoled for
| its  central   location, and   thither the
crowds headed.     Needless  to mil the
C.P.R.   bonis   were   too   buoy  hauling;
I freight to net any {.ahi f on   the incursion, and thai thn crowd arrived at tlie
1 rendezvous per Shanks, gasoline launch,
|Btroiigarmandhor8ebaf.lt.   The largest I
congregation of  bu-inesa* n en in  the
history of the Slocin w,is the mult, and
lhe business put through wis such Ihat
the world will soon learn that Slo. au j
was out  to  will  and  that  lhe C.P.li.
heel Ins to be lifted for ever.
The chair was occupied by William
' Hunter, Esq., M.P.P. for tlie riding,
: who kept the crowd in splendid order.
1 Naturally there were mnny grievances
! to unfold, the speech-making in c��n*e*
1 quence lasting over an hour. Then when j
i all tho ideas were gatlu red in it was seen I
that the C.P.R. would fuo a heavy in-
I dictment before tho Railway Cominis-
ion, and when tho  question   was   put:
"Failing to obtain  redress  as the result of the action of this assembly, shall
the matter be taken before the Railway i
Commission'.'"   brought  forth   with a
roar, " Aye I"
Committeos were then forme 1 and
various resolutions for tlieir guidance
were adopled, H wai agreed to lay the
case before Mr, Wbyie, at Winnipeg, '
and before the committees dispersed
tho epistle containing Slocan's appeal
for fair play was drafted.
The gist of the whole trouble is to be
found iu the fact of the increased traffic
over Ibis branch of the company's
system. Twice a day both barges
laden With cars are being towed from
Rosebery to Slocan City, whilo n third -
tug ia about to be put into coinmi-sion.
Both freight trains arc making a double
trip daily between Nakusp and Rosebery
porta, so it will bs readily understood
why such small trifles aa mail and passenger service fail to interest the company. But tho N. cc S. branch wns
built with public money, and tbe public
now refuse to accept tho dirty go-by.
Tho tri-weekly serv.ee, too, so graciously
bestowed upon the district is nbout as
farcical a one as it is possible lo cou-
ceive, Tho boat bringing nlong the
Neluon mail ii due to arrive at New
Denver at 8.80 p.m., but Hie townspeople have invariab'y retired for the
night when the mail arrives, ti o late lo
be sorted, and another, day's business
retarded. At Silverton the same ludicrous conditions prevail. It wns aptly
put by a prominent resident of Hint
town when be remarked that the boat
waa e.\;*cc!ed when it wasn't required
and that it arrived when it got there.
Tlie tii-waekly service is a dismal
failure, and dwellers in tha lake towns
know lhnt this paisengor and mail service was instituted that more energy
might be conconlia'cd on the ever in-
orea-in-g: freight blockade, and not, ns
given out from tho Nelson office because
the depreciation in business warranted
it, When the C.P.I!, in its grec 1 for
dividends antagonist's a district aa It is
now doing lhe Slocan, it is a cb-ar case
for the Railway Cuminis-ion, and Slocan
will do its part in the light to a unit.
The N-Ison Canadian of roent date
said tint " the immediate future of tho
Slocin district, in so far as it is oflecled
Dy transportation facilities, will be determined by Iho development of the
next Iwo months." In other words the
Canadian would s dace us with the
bogey that if bin-moss picked upon this
branch of the C.P.R. during Ihe next
two months the.daily service will be
restored. Now, wo well know that the
editor of Nelson's evening excitement
is a born wag, ami we conclude that
the humorous vein was itching when h��
dashed off the above lines. Does lhe
editor really expect ua to believe that
lhe C.P.It. h.ta interest enough in the
S'oi'an to put ui on probation for the
next two months? We beg 'Bior
Clarke to dis,*el such a notion from his
grey mat U*r, for tbo Slocan is "next "
to the oc'opui of the great west, and
it naturally fellows that we doubt any
such giod liitantidns -..-n their part, olse
why pursue s.icli an unbusinesslike
method of applying the test. Wo cannot conceive of a merchant increasing
his revenue by cl ising his stars four
days a weel; while another merchant
doing business in Iho same lovn is I e-
hind    his    counter  every  day   filling
orders ; nor is it possible for the
Cnuiilian Pacific to earn increments
when .they shut slop hair lhe week
whilo tlie Great Northern corrals all lhe
business. It is but natural to supposo
that were tho C.P.R. earnest in their
protestations for good, they would adopt
a test compatible with common sense
in the same manner as an ordinary man
or company would do. If the railway
company under notice had kept the
train running daily for two months
longer the increase of tiaftlc and ore
tonnage would bo appreciated, nnd there
would huve been no cause for the Daily
Canadian lo assuin* tho role of an
apologist -at least, ill this matter,
Mr. Coleman opened out to tho
Daily Canadian as follows;
"I have nbo promise 1 that a check
will bo kept, on Iho total traffic of tho
district fur n period of two mouths,
and that if at lhe ond of Ihat time there
are any indications of a substantial improvement, the daily service *��ill be
Now, wouldn't that jar yon. Mr.
Coleman, just fnsh from iho cent belt,
ia something of a humorist, too, "A
check will be kept on the total traffic "
(fin). In- lhe face of events aud the
test applied we conclude: yes, yes,
quite ao, perhaps not. We a_c thinking
of starting a balloon service ourselves.
Redress fline to Resume.
Ceo. F, Ransom nnd partners have)
started work in Ihe " Redress" below,
the Payne property nn the Payne vein..
This is one thousand fact below the lowest workings of the Payne, and proves
thnt the vein goes down.     (Ivor  forty
*a3ff5��K_xMii*_KcCra^- ���
Aquatic Sports
Including- Double and Single Sculls
Football Match
Silverton vs. Sandon.   For the Championship
Rock DrMling Contests
Double and Single,    For tho Slocan
Launidi  Races
Two Grand Challenge Cups,   Hunter Cup ami
Gintzbergor Cup.   Also Scratch Race,
Baby Show
Open to the Slocan.        Bring your Darling.!
Caledonian Sports
A Bis List of Events Arranged,
W. Hunter, M.P.P.,
rtzes $
IgF   Ladies' Races
Also a Ladies' Nail Driving Contest
Children's Sports
A. Corr.ploto Series of Events for Boys arid Girls
Horse  Racing;
All the Speediest Animals will Compete
Prospector's Races
Also a Race for the Old M_n
Lumbermen's Events
Which will include the popular Log-Rollin g,
Chopping and Sawing Contests.
Grand Ball in Evening1.
Good Music.    Good Floor.   Good Management.
T. H. Wilson,   (\~~
Sec. "'
Come to SMverton
0- THE =��>
/T& cn\x\tiir tl iri. rt H �� '
I Xocal an-b General.
* T
* Picked up by Dulling In Everywhere.    *,'���
J. M. Harris antl A. H. Sanderson
have returned from their " b'ar" bunt.
Truth will prevail���Drawn blank.
Charlie Turiua, the young Italian who
was caught in three snowslides during
lost winter, has gone to recoup at Halcyon Hot Spiillgs.
There will be many f.om thi? end of
the district who willii.it fair Nnku-p
on Dominion bay, and as tho new
railway schedule will be in operation
I y that time, visitors will arrive but
shortly lifter the fun begins, A full
account *ti!l be published in the Review,
toilers for which should be forwarded1
Li Store  we  go  lo pi ess.
Tlie management of tho famous
Halcyon 11 it Springs are about toinetal
an aerated water plant of the most approved type for the manufacture! of soft
drinks of a superior quality. The installation in Iho direct, outcome of the
increasing popularity of the most delicious of all " tublo waters " now on sib.*
at all leading stores and hotels in Ilie
province, viz., " Halcyon Water," the
enormous sain of which has prompted
Mr. flirty Mackintosh to put on the
mar'.ot an arlielu of such a .nality thnt
it will sci] itself, and time still greater
enhance the reputation of the famous
sanitarium an 1 resort. Halcyon water
will be the predominant factor in the"
coming beverage, the king oi all temperance drinks.
George F, Ransom anil Geo. E. Wie-
nant have again started work at the
thousand dollars w.orlh of oro hns been! Sovereign mine, the water having gone
shipped Irom this vein on the Mercury down. Tbey n b.h to put on four or live
property, which Is only a small portion ex'ra men, but cannot procure good
of the oro shoot, it all dipping into the minors at the pro.?ent time, as men a*e
Redress, There is at present over one scarce as teeth in a chickrn. The lust
hundred feet of oro showing on the return for shipment netted the leasers
Redress properly, averaging about four, over $2,500.00', taken out in less than
inches and running 250 ozs in silver and: fifty days. This is the old Reco vein
70 p.e. lead, This vein wns found by No. 2 which paid thou, ands in dividends
Mr. R-.tns >m some years ago, but owing I and should lhe values continue, the pro-
io company troubles etc., it has not ��en* lessees will make a good stako.
been  worked  until the   pre cut time. NOTICE
This vein is not like the Rambler, where      , ,".. , ���   ,        ,
.    ,        .,        .1   Any person taking a saddle uoteefrom
a   cross-cut  is    required,  an the vein  .,     ;  .,        ,  ,��� ,   ��� .,,
,,,.,,'.,. , .,       the statues  of   lowgood   Bros  without
crosses tho lull at right angles.    ��now ,,   .  ,       , ,      ,_.,,,���,      ���,,. ,
.,_,,__ , , . , . their Knowledge after this dato wilt  be
that Hie. Rayna li-as been sold to men of .   ,,-".,    . ,,,-..,,     ,
,           ,,        .       ,    prosecuted lo the full limit of the law.
means and ability, it would require only ��� TOWGOOD BROTHEKS.
a small  amount of capital to  anuilga-   ^ _, ^       m].
mate with thi��"e properties and start m
on a shipping basis, running in on tho
I lead with ore to start on. if this ��lep
were laken we would have one cf the
biggest mines in the country, and the
old Payne conld come buck to her nil
manner ol shipping, between 8 and 8
cars a day. No trouble was taken liy
lhe. former owners and malingers of the
company, tnacqube tho adjoining properties, which at the present time
would mean considerable to them, as
to make a mine without them it an
iinpossibility. ' They have to start in
from this aide of the hill. Mr. Ransom
bus slatted to run open cuts on tbe lead
above where the ore is showing. Before
running in another level it is to ho
hoped that the vein and oro will continue
up ihe bill and prow that tho pay
shoots continue, down, and that t-oma
lime in the near future tho Payne working be connected wilh tho al ove, which
will have to be .ootieror.laler if mining
is continued on tilts group, Four men
will bo put to work on the Iiedre*s.
lilt Dill lAMM
fill LMilLilli
Sandon Wins the First Round.
Prospects cf Dally Mail
Most Encouraging.
Thnl we hate ii*.hl on our side nnd
also ihat the methods adopted by Sandon and the Siocan as a whole in iho
fi.lit f ,r licit or terms now- progress* ng
are lln: right ones to attain the desired
end, the folliwing response from Mi*.
.1. 0. MacLeod will show. This highly
encouraging leply proves conclusively
Ihat Mr. MacLeod hss grasped the situation and befjre ihe receipt of tho
Sandon telegram has begun to set the
wheels iu motion for our ilc'iverance :
:��� *******'t***************^4>
I t
|  Office  of   the Superintendent of J.
\,           Ballwav Mail Service, ,-\.
f                     Vancouver, B.C. "--*
!                             June _8.li. 1907. f
|  Dear Sir, X
���f Your (el gram  of oven dale
Y regnidlng mail service now in
.j, elleci for S-uitlon to han-J, .nd in
J, ���r<T**y I beg to advise thnt I have
* aheady submitted lo the Depart- 'J
,|, ment a report on the coit of using i
* Grout Northern sys em letweui 1*
*j* Kaslo and Nelson nnd iin<- pro* *���
X viding a more ellicient service for X
X Sandun. ���
|      I am also submllting n copy of *
your telegram with a  further re- *
to the Slocan.
fli tiers
The Filbert Hotel is being razed to
tlie ground. Win Bennett is contemplating the erection of a brick veneered
Harry Sberan left Wednesday for
the Kamloops Sanitarium.
Tho many friends of R, J. McPlieo
will regret to learn tbat be Is crippled
with rheumatism. Ho passed thiongh
Denver on Wednesday, en route for
Halcyon Hot Springs.
Miss Maonamara and .larkGrant were
in from Silverton .Monday to visit Mrs.
JO. A. Cameron.
Our old friend .Ial:o Kelseii has never
been the same man since hedirokehis
leg last faJJ, and at present lie is far
from well. Jake intends to go to Ha!-
cvon in a few dins.
f port, thereon to ihe Department.
*�� Yours very tiuly, ���*���"*���
';* J. A. McLEOD t
Z Superintendent, ***
* J. .T. Albeit-n, Esq,, %
X,     Cilizeu'e Committee y
| S.-ndon, B.C. I
Ami now Kaslo I ns joined in the
scrap and substantially strengthens our
hand. At Uio Hoar.I of Trade meeting
he'd there on Wednesday night it was
unanimously rosolvcd lo give no letup
until ihe lV-t Office Department had
transferred ihe contract for carrying
the mails from Uio (3.P.I.. to thoG.N.R.
boats and trains running between Nelson and Sandon, and foi it preliminnry
move in this direction, authorized telegrams to bo sent to Ib.n. Rudolpho
Lomieux, Wm. Wbyte and .1.0. McLeod, We c*.n .'IE-euro the Kaslo Board
of Tin!,- that tlieir timely action i.s
greatly appreclat d in  the  Silver  City.
In response to the telegram despatched
to Iho Post-master Genera] by the Sandon committee, the following 1ms been
Ottawa, Out. June 20,
Secretary Citizens Committee
Sandon, B.C.
Telegram received,   Writing.
Milling property? [may want to buy
best thing (11,500 or .2,000 will over.
Givo description,   price   assays,   how
much developed, coat of gutting ore to
.'. 11. NYE, Sandon, B.C
Mrs, Womor has returned from Spokane. She will lend the culinary department at the Eureka,
W. H. Brandon is in making   all  the
necessary arrangements for opening up
the Canadian gioup.   Work has already
j been begun on the Silverton side.
Robt. Cunning lias gr*no to Spokane
fur a holiday,
A. !���'. Bradley, M.E., accompanied by
300   Call   be placed inline- I *���-���"��� Black, one of the Cleveland csp;tal-
I isls Interested ill the  Bachelor,  visited
(..lately. | the properly on Thursday.
fllnfui-sp 'Motes,
I As.'ossmcnts have been recorded nl
jthe Sandon Recording office f.,r the
Blooiniugton, Rolionce, Carriek, I'rin,
, Farnum, Mascot, Kitty llopeand Tliuil*
1 tier Mountain.
Rear Like will be a popular summer
resort. Robt. Mitchell has constructed
a crack-a-juck sway for the children
of Iho vi.itors who arc blessed with
them. The grounds aie looking lovely
anil great sport is being obtained by the
At (ho invitation of the now firm of
"Gomm & Sullivan, Prospector.," our
represent itive vi*i*od Ilie Ya-Yn to study
the " Theolt'gical formation."
Grandpapa Lyons is feeling extra
good at Iho arrival of another grandson,
u h is b wis lefi by thu B'ork ut lhe residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. Crawford in
Firnio recently.
Everybody get in und boost for tbe
Slocan.   There aro knockers abroad.
The Rlltli is shipping again. Two
cars of concentrates are at the depot.
Mrs. Hermann and family will shortly
arrive from Kul*) to lake up residence
Look out for Ihe Bockglrlat Silverton
on iho 1st,
;    District Supt, Bnrnhamof thoG.N.R.
made 11 living tii;i in from Grand Korku
on Mumlsv.
ilvcrlon footballers liavo a bunch  of
And  now   for   our  big  celebration. | money to lay  against   Sandon on   the
Everything points to it being a  banner j first.
Dan Brandon  is our  nomination for
judge in the baby show.
day for Nakusp. lievelstoke football
team will be heie to battle with our
boys and a good game is assured.
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Maybe have returned from their honeymoon trip.
Mrs. W. Scott spsnt a few days visiting friends in Revelstoke.
The fishing is now on in full bind
and good catches are reported daily, the
other clay Messrs. Saunders and Strauss
brought in fifteen lino trout.
Tho closing exercises of the public
School will lake place on Jtmo 28th.
Miss Moore ia training her pupils for
Iho event,
Rev. M, Danby's household goods
have arrived from Ontario and ho expects Mrs. Uanby here in the course of
a-few weeks.
(1100 ia the prize for the pii/.e for the
double drilling conical. ....'���"> for the
Tho crew from tho Yh-Yd brought
down yesterday so3ie rich s.iinplos of
what they have in the had.
Mrs. C. E. Lyons accompanied by
Mrs. .1, S. Gusty und sons arrived from
Fernie ou Monday.
Pastor Groutcdge conducted services
in the Methodist Church heie last
John T,ovatt give a lee'urc in tho
City Hall on Saturday evening. The
subject was "Lentils: An eat Giving
Food."   The 1 ciiicr, as fur as wo d.u'd
Iproepectors' Cabinet.
I understand, endeavored to prove that
L, F, McDougald ia making extensive lentils had bovercoals faded for   o'ding
improvements to the Lelnnd Hotel, cat in the nQilb-wc.t,
AJUBSCRinEllS ami Koll-Sabscrlhsrs oli!.n
"*^ tue luvltet. to ul e ndvautflge nf tlil.t
" Bureau of Information, .-ill specimens
senl lu lhe ICdltor will bo tdontllled br.7. J
Fini liiiiii, u in, will also answer queries, wfito
plainly, and f����rwarrl yi.ur communications or
samples lo roneii ilie Kiiiior uot lator ilniu
Tussdav of ciuli wook,
S. T., Sandon,
Your specimen is zinc blende, but differs from tho ordinary variety in its
line grained structure. This Btrufctuio
bears lhe e.nnio relation to ilie orilinnrv
crystalline varioly as stub gslcna does
to the ordinary uo.. Tliis structure is
slated lo bu due to Ihe crusting of the
mineral after its deposition.
' G.H., Now Denver,
Tbe yellow mi' statico disseminated
��� througliout quartz is not   free gold but
iron   p.viiliM.      The  iron    pyrites  will
I mosl !:!^e'y 1 Rl'iy gold ���   lu THE  SLOCAN  MINING REVIEW.  SANDON.  B.  C.
A P��pi_Mfc
Copyright, 1907, by Homer Sprogoe.
o -a
Eloise was having thoughts. That
they were not pleasant thoughts was
proved by the hurry with which she
donned her tan ulster and close brown
walking hat and slipped out of the
house. She hurried down brilliantly
lighted Broadway, hoping that the new
experience of being alone, unchaperon-
ed, unprotected, amid the rush of life
on all sides, might divert her mind.
���She was halted at last by a man with
a megaphone. He was shouting: "All
aboard for Chimftown! Right this
(way. Tickets two dollars. All aboard
for Chinatown!"
She looked up at the huge, ngly "rubberneck wagon," now fairly transformed Into a bower of beauty of red, white
and blue electric lights and Chinese
lanterns bobbing ln the chill breeze.
It seemed to offer surcease from the
Insistent, uncomfortable thoughts at
the back of her brain. The old wagon
in Its brave array held some of the allurements of fairyland and its huppy
Irresponsibility, and on the spur of the
moment sbe  whipped  out  ber  purse
from her ulster pocket, bought her
ticket and climbed In amoug the luu*
terns well toward the front
George hnd dared to lnslnunte that
Bhe could not get nlong without him.
He had acted us if he were as much
a part of her life as her dally ride In
the park, her nights at the opera, her
cotillou favors. Worse still, there bail
been, too, the suggestion that ho was
80 much a part of hor existence that
she could not get along without him.
Other girls were wooed and hard won.
She was taken for granted. Ami she
wanted romance���"heart interest" she
had heard it called when the drama
was under consideration. All ber life
had tho conventional been wrapped
around her like a dun colored cloak.
She would have freedom from conventionality���and George.
A thrill of anticipation ran through
her as the big, clumsy vehicle wheeled
cautiously nud threaded Its way down
the crowded streets. Through the Tenderloin, thc Ghetto, the Bowery���all
those localities of which she had heard,
but never seen���It went. When it halted at last she was In the front of the
party, still determinedly eager to get
outside of herself. The conductor hail
taken her under his wing, nnd she felt
very safe and sure.
They had climbed up and up and up
many winding, creaking, unsafe stairs
to the joss house, a heathenish, garish
place filled with a mixture of rare
carvings, embroideries, ivories nud apparently worthless junk. The conductor of tho party waited to givo his explanation until the loiterers had gone.
"Ladles aud gentlemen," he said,
"wait a few minutes, and I will explain this interesting place. Tbere are
some people present who did not come
with the party and who are waiting in
the hope that they will get the benefit
of what I am about to tell you."
A little woman ln a blue tailored suit
edged her way with asperity into tlie
"Do you mean me?" she demanded.
"I guess we have as good a right to be
here as any one. And we'll stay here
till we are ready to go."
The conductor turned to Klolse for
"The members of this party have
each paid $2 for this valuable Information, and it ls not fair to them to allow
you to hear this for nothing. I know
your kind. You have been following us
around just to get this information
free. Not a night passes but 1 have
trouble of this kind, and it's got to
The little woman fought off her
friends who strove to lead her away.
"And who are yon that you should
talk to me that way?" she cried. "Do
you know who I am? I'll have you arrested for Insulting a lady. My brother ls down now looking for a pol iceman. Do you hear?" she shrieked,
maddened by her inability to impress
Ihe cool conductor.
There was a commotion in the door-
Hvay, and two men pushed through and
thrust their fists under the conductor's
-I'll report yon,** tliey yelled, "for
Insulting a lady."
Eloise turned sick. She pushed out
of the excited crowd, past the two
emaciated, Imperturbable old Chinamen behind tlieir little trinket counter
and fled to the balcony overlooking the
main street of tlie Chinese quarter.
It was horribly low. She shuddered
at the thought of where she was and
under what protection as she gazed
down from thc lantern hung balcony
Into tbe street crowded with Chinese
In their native dress���their pig faces,
long cues and long nailed fingers holding paper bags filled with vegetables.
She jumped at the sound of her
name and a man's step on the balcony
and pressed back against the wall of
the house, staring with wild eyes at
the man before her.
"What are you doing here?" he demanded. "Why, you have never been
out like this! What does it mean?"
She gathered her forces suddenly for
"What if I haven't?" she said, somewhat breathlessly. "I am old enough
to do as I choose���and���It ls not in the
least your affair what I do!"
She pushed past hlm Into the incense
laden interior to have the conductor
present her with a package of joss
sticks and a slip of paper covered with
Chinese characters.
"A fortune," he said gallantly. "Ask
your Chinese laundryman to read It
for you."
"I haven't a Cblnese laundryman,"
she exclaimed passionately, "und I
never will have oue!"
She ran almost blindly down the
stairs and Into the street, trusting to
her Instinct for locality to guide her to
the nearest subway station. Tbe orientals fell back ln wild astonishment
nt sight of her fleeing figure, und u few
fat old fellows said unintelligible
things to her which caused a roar of
Her cheeks were burning, her breath
was coming in gasps, as she came Into
the little square marking the one lime
wickedest place ln New York. All at
once she felt that she wns being followed. Quick, light footfalls were
coming behind her, were keeping pnee
with hers, nnd terror clutched her
heart. A few drunken meu sprawled
on the park benches. To return was
impossible. She could never find tbe
"rubberneck" party. There was nothing to do but keep on as best she
She emerged from the park ready to
drop with exhaustion and was obliged
to slow down to get her breath. To
her relief she found the steps had
stopped, and no one was In sight. She
went on and on through the better
streets of the wholesale district and at
last saw the twinkling lights of surface cars ahead. She reached for her
purse.   It was gone!
She stopped stock still on a corner,
frozen with horror. Alone at 11 o'clock
at night on a deserted street, with no
money antl home miles away! The Ills
of ber guarded, pampered life showed
uppermost In this dilemma. A less favored girl would have known what to
do. She stood tbere dazed, helpless,
till the sound of rapidly approaching
footsteps startled her Into action. She
sprang forward.
"Eloise!" A man's voice echoed hoi
name commandlngly among the sky
She collapsed all ln a heap oo the
"You���you���lovable girl," be said,
looking down at her limp person strug
gling for breath.
"Oh, George," she panted, "I didn't
know it was you!"
He sat down on the curb beside her.
"I thought you did," he said.
"And there wasn't any real danger?"
sbe asked, wide eyed. "Oh, what a
"None at all except from the ogre
me," he laughed shortly.
"Oh, George, you are simply fine!"
"You didn't think so last week this
time," he said relentlessly.
"But you didn't Insist," she pouted.
"A girl likes to be convinced."
"Oh, you���you���I will say it���foolish
girl!" he said, with adoring eyes.
Beautiful   Daughter  of  English   Earl,
Shot by Her Husband.
Lady    Dorothy   Cnthbert,  daughter
of tbe fifth Earl of Strafford, and one
of the   most  popular    and   beautiful
I women in society, has been killed un-
! der terribly tragic circumstances. She
j was the victim of the accidental dis-
charge of a gun carried by ber hus-
' band.
Barely four years have passed since
Lady  Dorothy's  marriage to Captain
| James  Harold  Cuthbert.
Lady  Dorothy   Cuthbert   was   only
j 26 years  of  age.    Captain   Cuthbert,
i although only  two  years older  than
his  wife,   has   had    a  distinguished
military career.    He served with the
! Scots Guards through the South Afri-
: can war, and gained his D.S.O.    He
| was a  crack   shot,  and  in   1S03  was
champion revolver shot in the army.
The scene of the tragedy was Rob-
son's  Wood,  near  Beaufront   Castle,
the lovely home of the young couple
in Northumberland.
Captain Cuthbert was out with a
small party for pheasant shooting.
Lady Dorothy traveled to the scene
of the shoot in her motor-car for the
purpose of joining the party at
luncheon. Sho was walking by her
husband's side. Suddenly a keeper,
who was walking in front, heard the
report of a gun.
Turning round he was horrified to
see Lady Cuthbert lying on the snow-
covered ground and her husband prostrate beside her. Captain Cuthbert
was in a dead faint, and did not know
for some hourB afterwards what was
at once apparent to the keeper and
: other members of the shooting party
'���that his wife had been instantaneously killed by a gunshot in the
head. When the dreadful news was
j broken to him by his agent lie was
overcome with anguish.
I     At the coroner's inquiry   the   jury
returned    a    verdict    of    accidental
I death.   They  added  that  there  had
The Word "Explode."
"Explosive" wus first used In IU
modern sense lu the first quarter of
the nineteenth century. "Explode" in
the sense of "blow up" or "go off" is
scarcely a ccutury older. Before that
people talked of a ball being "exploded" from a guu, the clouds "exploding"
lightning or a volcano "exploding"
lava, but that was very much nearer
the word's original sense of driving
away with scorn. "Explode," in fact,
is literally to clap away aud was a
technical word for driving an actor off
the stage by contemptuous handclap-
ping. That ls the real meaning of an
"exploded idea."
been no negligence or carelessness on
the part of Captain Cuthbert, to
whom tliey and the coroner expressed
the deepest sympathy.
Captain Cuthbert was, of course, the
chief witness. Though he looked haggard and pale, he was outwardly
calm. His description of the accident
was given briefly and in low tones.
Lady Dorothy, he said, wns walking
on his left, and he was carrying his
gun on his left shoulder, with his
bands placed low down on tlie stock.
He saw what he took to be a pigeon
among the trees on his left rear, and
was just raising his gun to fire at it
when the weapon went off.
His lingers were cold nt the time,
Captain Cuthbert explained, and his
opinion was that he must have pulled
the trigger before he knew he had his
finger upon it. The gun had not been
raised to his shoulder when it hat]
exploded, and it did not catch in his
Her Glance Backward.
In a Broadway car long past mid
night a robust, motherly woman sat
with a well grown boy of about fifteen
beside her. The boy had fallen asleep,
and bis head rested heavily against her
A man entering the car was cordially
greeted by the woman and was about
to slap the boy on the knee w*icii the
mother interposed.
"Don't wake him," she pleaded.
"He's so big now that he ls ashamed
of doing childish things. This Is tbe
first time in a year that he has been
my baby boy again. Let me enjoy It"
���New York Globe.
Not a Diplomat.
Lady���Yes, I want a good parlor
maid. Why did you leave your last
Applicant���The missus was too bossy,
Lady���Too bossy 1
Applicant���Yes, ma'am. She was always telling me to do. things instead of
asking me to do 'em.���Houston Post
British     Disarmament   Scheme     Ex-
Cites  Hilarity of Teutons.
Sir Henry CampbeU-Bannerman's
disarmament professions excite hilarious comment in Germany.
But the Premier's interjection during Mr. Balfour's speech in the House
recently, that it would be at the suggestion of Mr. Balfour if Continental
diplomatists compared the declarations of the Premier in peace with
the statements mado by Mr. Haldane
and the Admiralty on British military
efficiency, is regarded as an insult to
the intelligence of German observers.
Nothing will shake German conviction that, if Britain seriously promotes
disarmament, its sole object is to limit
the armies and navies of Germany, or
other foreign countries, while increasing the British forces.
No arguments will ever induce Germans to believe that the astute English really believe in Buch ideas aa
the Premier professes.
To the German mind the question
resolves itself as follows: If Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's professions
nre sincere, it is inexplicable how tiie
supreme post of the Britisli Empire
should be intrusted to an impossible
If, on the contrary, it is, as every
one assumes, an anti-German design,
| Germans are not so foolish as to be
j duped.
Natural abilities can almost compensate for tbe want of every kind of enl-
Tea Drinking In China.
Nothing tends so much to keep down
mortality in China as the habit of
drinking hot tea Instead of possibly
contaminated well water. Tea to a
ricli Chinaman means concentrated tea,
costing 10 cents an ounce; to the poor
It is hot water with a few tea leaves
dipped in and to the very poor simply
hot water. It Is significant of the increased wealth ln the country that the
majority of the lower classes, wbo
heretofore could only afford hot water,
are now indulging in actual tea.
Czar's "Protected" Train.
The Czar'B Imperial bomb-prool
train, in which the Dowager Empress
of Bussia traveled from St. Petersburg
recently, remains in one of the sidings
at Calais, where it is attracting much
attention. It is a magnificently furnished train, and consists of nine very
large coaches, the bodies of which are
specially constructed of steel. Each
of the coaches bears the Imperial
eagles emblazoned in gold on the outside panels. One peculiar feature of
the train is the smaUness of the windows. The train is guarded night and
day by thirty or forty attendants,
most of whom live on the train.
Soft Woods Give Out Most Heat.
Contrary to a widespread belief that
hard woods give more heat in buruing
than soft varieties, thc scientists nt
Washington are contending that the
greatest heating power ls possessed by
the wood of the linden tree, which is
very soft. Fir stands next to llndeu
and nlniost equal to it Then comes
pine, hardly inferior to fir and linden,
while hard oak possesses 8 per cent
less heating capacity than linden and
red beech 10 uer cent
A Reformer's Biography.
When first he started at the game
He was a gentle dreamer.
But he awoke and then became
An ordinary schemer.
Misanthropic Bliss.
"I don't possess," the cynic said,
"A single friend on earth."
And yet he lifted up his head
And smiled ln chilly mirth.
"1 hear no scandal," he explained;
"I get no tips that fall;
I mourn no comradeship disdained;
I hear no hard luck tale.
"From crowds ln the department store
I turn with footsteps free.
1 make no gifts���not any more���
And none make gifts to me.
"I hide away lest I may strike
Some folly or some sham
And live quite happy���happy like
I An oyster or a clam!"
���Wa-Wngtoii Star.
Stiff Linen Collars With Dressy Shirt
Waists���Bellows Boots,
It is now the fashion to wear with
any style of shirt waist a stiff turned
down collar of hand embroidered linen,
even if the waist fastens down the
back, as waists almost invariably do.
This collar may be either pinned or
buttoned to the collar band back and
front, then held firmly together with a
jeweled bar pin above the soft silk tie.
aim's PETEB PAN BKESS���5572.
With a severe tailor made jacket the
bow ln front ls most attractive, as it
fills in the fiat openings.
Young women who tramp abroad iu
nil kinds of weather are wearing what
aro called bellows boots. Tbe tongues
of the bellow boots are stitched to the
tops all the way up, and the shoes are
thoroughly impervious to water.
Among the prettiest of the uew
things seen at the jewelers are the
chatelaine purses made of gold or silver and ornamented with the owner's
monogram set in her blrthstones for
Glove purses of sliver shaped like a
bonbon box and tiny enough to fit in
the palm of one's hand are very smart.
Although so small, they cost as much
as the larger purse.
Little polka dots of linen set on a
plain white linen handkerchief and
hemstitched all round are among thi
new things seen.
Tho illustration shows a new Peter
Pan suit for a small girl to be made up
In summer materials. The only trimming is a strip of embroidery down tho
front of the blouse aud the ueat turned
back cuffs. JUDIC CHOLLET.
Short Sleeves For Blouse a.nd Shirt
Waist on the Wane.
The smart summer blouses have either long or three-quarter sleeves, but
of course the short sleeve will appear
on a number of thc handsomest models.
Dotted swlss plaided in a wide pattern is one of the exclusive materials
for shirt waists. It Is thirty Inches
wide and sells for 75 cents up to several dollars a yard.
The new tailored blouse Is tucked on
the Bhoulders nnd has a narrow box
plait down the front, edged with plaited lace.    Bands of insertion edged on
childbkn's pbocks���5579.
either side with quilled lace or muslin Is to be bought all ready made, and
a very pretty design can be purchased
for CO cents a yard. Cuffs and often
cuffs and collars are made of this
ready made trimming.
Very expensive and proportionately
exclusive are tbe lingerie bows and
Jabots to bo worn with hand embroidered stiff linen collars. With a
few bits of lace mil baud worked lawn
or mull these neck pieces can be made
for a song.
Among the new embroiduries a carnation design is effective. Many black
costumes iu the handsomer material*,
nre heavily braided and have just a
glimpse of color introduced Into them
somewhere.   A touch of blue Is pretty.
One of the main points to be remembered about outer garments, whether
they be the wrap proper or short tailored coats, Is that the short sleeve ts on
the wane. The three-quarter and full
length effects are growing more conspicuous dally, being finished with cuffs
af their own or of a contrasting ma-
The frocks seen in the cut are both
slimmer models for gingham or cham-
bray. The larger girl wears blue
chambray, with yoke and cuffs of tucked white muslin edged with beading,
while the younger girl's dress ls of
Scotch gingham, with yoke of all over
embroidery and bands of plain linen.
Scioto means "hairy stream." In
early days the waters of this and
other streams often contained deer's
huirs nt the season when these animals were sheddiug and frequently
took to Jthe wjtei;.
The Forces at Cannae.
At the buttle of Cannae there were
of the "tomans, Including allies, 80.000
foot and 0,000 horse; of the Carthaginians 40,000 foot and 10,000 horso Ot
those 70,000 were slalu lu iii aud 10.
I COO taken prlsouers--��*_ore than hal/
The Wasp Waist Again Modish���Pongees In Smart Effects.
Sylphlike waists ure agnln to figure
In fashions. With the Introduction of
round skirts, uo oue will be surprised
to learn this fact, for the two invariably go together. Tbere neetl be no
tightening of the waist. Just a little'
precaution In the fashioning of the undergarments to prevent bulkiress is all
that is necessary, though a little physical culture will keep down any thickening of the waist muscles.
The rough pongees have come back
with re-enforcements. Last year the
majority of them were plain, but this
season they arc plaided, blocked, striped and crossbarred.
; The foulards shown are unlike those
we are accustomed to wear. Few of
the new designs are in floral effects.
Instead the _fdcl_groundsareof wide or
narrow stripes with geometrical "or
scroll patterns.
Leaf designs in the new embroideries
are new and striking. The silk passementeries are really gorgeous, the flowered being of soft raised silk and chiffon.
The theater bonnet of the momeut
i consists of a wire framed wreath of
flowers and silver tissue with sweeping feathers or an aigret In front or
at ene side. The coil of hair forms the
only crown of this hat in name ouly.
Flowered batiste makes the small
girl's gown seen in the cut. The jumper waist ls worn over a chemisette of
tucked muslin.
New Tailored Skirts ��� Checks and
Men's Suiting Smart.
The new skirts on spring tailor
mades are short, reaching barely to the
Instep In many cases, aud hnve side
breadths cut with a broad circular
flare. The apron front gore ls held flat
with a shaped box plait made solid,
with oue or three side ones. The effect
ot this front Is that of a V upside
down with the sharp point lacking.
Men's suiting uud "spring checks"���
thin   lightweight   wools   with   much
white crossed by delicate lines of color
*���aro smart materials. On the less
dressy frocks which the men's suitings
turn out there is seldom any trlnimipg
other than that of stitching, but the
more elegant checked stuffs are trimmed slightly on the coats wltb taffeta
ln black or colors, with narrow soutache outliuings forming flat neck and
cuff adornments. The majority of the
coats are collarless, and eleeves are of
both wrist and elbow lengths. If the
coat ls loose, there may be a narrow
[ The sleeves for practical coats and
frocks are not nearly so big as those
we have been wearing.
When it comes to the odd coat, It ls
plain that the tan covert has not lost
its prestige. There are many smart
models, both long and short, but tbe
shorter coats fall barely to the hip or
the least bit below it
A perfectly new model for tan covert or any lightweight cloth which
would do for spring is a long, tight fitting paletot, which on the figure is extremely fetching. The seams of these
run in long straight lines.
The child's cont illustrated ls a model
especially adapted for pique or any of
thc summer fabrics. It is trimmed
with embroidery on collar and cuffs,
and the double breasted fronts fasten
with pearl burtons.
An  Old Veteran.
The oldest enlisted man on the rolls
of the United States army is Sergt.
David Robertson, of the Hospital
Corps, stationed on Governor's Island.
He is a Scot, and 74 years old. He
has been in continuous service, having the extraordinary record of never
having lost a day.
Some Distance Apart.
Green���What do you mean by saying John Brown is a distant relative
of yours? I thought he was your brother.
Brown���Well, there are twelve children in our family. He's the oldest,
and I'm the youngest.
Protects the Hand From Steam In Lifting Pots From the Range.
When a young bride I purchased
some very pretty blue and white kettles to harmonize with the other kitchen furnishings. On using them I discovered that they had balls, but no
bandies, and It was almost Impossible
to pour anything from them without
scalding my baud In the rising steam.
So I made what 1 call the "mitteu
holder." Take a piece of canton Manuel sixteen Inches loug and eight inches
wide, fold in halves lengthwise uud
pad well with flannel. Before closing
the side seum cut a silt tho width of a
hiind two inches up from and parallel
to the bottom seam on the side uot
padded (A Bi. Bind with tupe. Then
Unlsh the edges, not forgetting a brass
riug hanger (C). When In use this will
be lound ample protection to the back
of the hand ns well as palm. It hum
tiers easily and altogether has proved
a great convenience. The same scheme
might be used with two sheets of as-
bestus paper quilted into tbe cloth.
The covering for this bolder should
be removable for laundering. ��� CJood
The Simple Bedroom.
A simple bedroom Is most desirable
and the most comfortable. Large closets are a great conveulence. Under
one of the windows a box can be built
In which shirt waists may be kept and
also serve as a seat. Mirrors may be
set Into the wall, framed to match the
woodwork. If thc walls are lu good
condition it ls better to have them
paluted a delicate tint, though it gives
a room a cold appearance. Nothing,
however, Is as sanitary or economical.
If the walls are paluted, the hangings
and furuiture coverings should be figured. If flowered or figured paper Is
used, then the material for draperies
and coverings should he plain. In
some bedrooms *"oth wall paper aud
hangings ure of the same design. The
floefs, of course, should be of hard
wood or be painted. It Is possible then
by removing the rugs and wiping up
the floor with a damp cloth occasionally to keep the room free from dust.
The rag rugs now so popular are desirable for bedrooms, for they can be
washed without niucb trouble.���New
York Tost.	
Believes Children Have Taste.
One Boston matron who has theories
of child culture undreamed of by early
New England says it ls a great mis-
takis to dress children on uniform lines,
but that tbey should be consulted as to
what they wish to wear and to exercise
their own taste In dress. The Boston
woman adds: "The thoughtful child of
today appreciates what is good form in
dress and other thing's, and when a little girl gets to be half a dozen summers or so her preferences should be
taken luto consideration. It is a mistake for reproving elders to frown
upon nny little fancy which does not
coincide with their own ideas." Sbe
further remarks that, given an idea,
many of these geniuses of the nursery
go ahead and Improve upon it with a
cleverness that would put many dressmakers to the bl*is*�� _
The Proof.
Lawson���Is he rich!
Dawson���Fabulously.  Why, he stayed three days once at a Florida hotaL-
A Flower Stand and How It It Easily
A flower pedestal suitable for a hall
or spacious landing on a stairway ls
Illustrated. It should be about four and
a half feet high and the four uprights
made from good pine one Inch and a
half square. The base must be made
as heavy and solid as possible, aud can
best be built up of Inch boards, with
the edges neatly beveled to form a
molding. It should be eigbteeu inches
square, and the four uprights must be
firmly screwed through from underneath and further strengthened by foui
pieces ot Inch material six inches wide,
as shown in the illustration. The
shelves, top and brackets are also ol
1   **^sK
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inch wood. After it has been sandpapered smooth a suitable finish would
be to paint it ivory white, with an egg
shell finish. Two or three coats must
bo given, and tlie sandpaper should be
again used before the final coat. Five
glazed earthenware pots will be required of a pule peacock blue color,
and thick felt mats of the Bame coloi
should be placed on the shelves foi
them to stand ou. The result will be a
most pleasing color scheme, the Ivory
white and pale blue well setting oil
the delicate green foliage of ferns and
perhaps some dainty pale blossoms.
The Punishment of a Man Eater That
Killed a Tibetan.
Fifty years ago tigers were very common even in the high hills of western
TIBet, writes C. A. Sherring In his account of that country. At the present
time, however, owlug to the increase
of population and the genervi spread of
cultivation, they have become rare,
and the appearance of a man eater
who carried off a poor old woman on
the slope of Chipla created consternation.
On the following day there were
gathered together a hundred grim men,
armed only with axes and stones, for
they had not a gun among them.
Fortune favored the brave, for the
tiger was found asleep under a rock.
At once each man dropped silently into
the cover of the brushwood and piled
a heap of stones near to his hand,
while one of the most trusted of the
party was commissioned to stalk to
the top of the rock and drop a huge
stone on the sleeping brute.
So well was the work done that the
stone fell true on the tiger's back, and
immediately, with a roar, the wounded
beast sprang up and, seeing his ene*
mles, who leaped from their cover,
charged the line.
But a hundred men, desperate as to
consequences, throwing stones with
might and main, are uot to be awed or
turned from their purpose lightly. The
stones broke the tiger's teeth and went
lato his mouth, and his body soon became a mass of wounds.
Turning, he tried to escape and took
his pursuers up hill for n mile, but
wherever he paused and whatever he
did he could not escape the pitiless
rain of missiles. The blow on his back,
first given, effectively checked his
speed, and finally, worn out, he came
to bay under a great cliff.
The rest was easy. He was Immediately hemmed In, and the stones were
showered on him thicker than ever and
hurled with redoubled energy. As he
sank down the villagers rushed in and
dispatched   bim   wltb   their   axes.
Sheridan's Speech In Connection With
the Hastings Trial.
Answering a correspondent who asked about tbe speech of Sheridan In connection with the Warren Hastings
trial, the London News says:
"That immense oratorical triumph
was certainly not reported in the notes
ln question, for the Oude speech was
not delivered during the trial. Sheridan pronounced it in the bouse of commons in the year before the trial In
moving that the Oude charge should
be one of tbe articles of the Impeachment
"No speech recorded in our history
ever had such a reception. The entire
house and all iu the galleries violated
the traditions of parliament aud set a
precedent that remains unfoJlowed by
dapping furiously and continuously.
Pitt, fully conscious of the extraordinary state of excitement disclosed by
this breach of decorum, moved the adjournment on the unparalleled ground
that 'the minds of members were too
agitated to discuss the question wltb
coolness and judicially.' Sheridan had
spokeu for five hours and forty minutes. No full report of the speech
exists. The best appeared in the London Chronicle for Feb. 8, 1787.
"The fame of the speech was such
that when the trial came on ��50 was
gladly paid for a seat ln the hall on
the day of Sheridan's speech as a
tianager of the impeachment Macau-
lay's account of that speech, which is
both misleading and inaccurate in several respects, at least permits us to
know the fact that the speaker was
publicly embraced by Burke on resuming his seat At a later stage ln the
trial���six years later, ln fact���Sheridan
delivered another speech which was
described by one of the auditors as an
extraordinary rhetorical triumph."
The Cinchona Tree.
The cultivation of the cinchona tree
Is one of the principal industries of
Java, and the chemical process adopted by the Dutch for the preparation of
the drug is said to produce the best
sulphate of quinine procurable. This
ls carried out in Holland, whither the
bark as stripped from the trees and
dried Is exported. Cinchona plantations are frequent on the lower hills
throughout Java, and the trees are of
all sizes, from the mere sapling up to
thirty feet high.
To Make the Job Complete.
"I wish you would see what ls the
matter with this," said the customer,
banding his watch across the showcase. "It has stopped. Perhaps there's
a hair tangled np in the balance
The jeweler opened It screwed hla
eyeglass Into place and made the customary horrible grimace at the helpless watch.
"A hair!" he said. "There's a lock
of 'em."
"Well, give it a shampoo.'*
Rapidly Aged,
Client (to matrimonial agent)���You
showed me this lady's photo last yeai
and told me she was twenty-five, but
after making Inquiries I find Bhe Is
over thirty. Matrimonial Agent���WelL
yot* see, her father died lately and that
aged her very much.
Reason to Be Grateful.
There is a good side to everything.
For Instance, when you are troubled
by a bad boy of yours you have reason
to be grateful that he wasn't twins.
Village Bombarded.
The little Sussex village of Selsey
has been thrown into a state of great
A 9.2 inch shell, weighing 880 lb.,
said to have beeu fired by the cruiser
Warrior during target practice in the
Channel, passed over the village,
narrowly missing several houses. Its
flight was marked hy a shrill scream,
which was heard by everyone in the
village. The shell passed within a yard
of the chimneys of the Fishermen's
Joy Inn, the current of air drawing
up clouds of soot from them. The ceilings in the upper floors and billiard-
room were cracked.
A second shell hurtled over the spit
of land on which Selsey stands, and
plunged into the sea. The first shell
buried itself four feet ln a field. Mr.
H. A. Smith, a local builder, waa
thrown off hia feet br th" shatek.      i ��l��l
Robin and Sparrow Keep House With
a Rabbit.
A sparrow, a robin and a rabbit
have lived peacefully together in an
old hollow log all winter and seem to
be the best of friends. They took up
housekeeping in the same abode to
keep warm, and apparently have
thrived without friction since the first
snows came. The rabbit hardly needed feathered companions to add to
hia bodily comfort, as his kind are
well protected by nature, but evidently be longed for companionship.
Georgt; S. Hixon, on whose farm
the happy family have been sharing
quarters, says that he has frequently
seen the rabbit occupy the end of
the log on cold days in order to keep
bis companions warm within. Sometimes he would keep his post for forty-
eight hours without food, apparently
for no other reason than to be sure
that his pals within were shielded
from the winter blasts.
Went  Foraging.
When tbe weather was agreeable
the rabbit, sparrow and robin would
go foraging together, the former picking up a living by gnawing the bark
of poplar trees and the latter by delving about for what edibles thei
could (ind. Several times Mr. Hixon
has observed them trailing along buck
to the log in Indian file. On thc.��e or
cnsions the birds either hopped be
hind the rabbit or fluttered close ti
the ground.
"I went out one morning after a se
vere storm to place food where the
family could get it and found the lop
entirely covered," said Mr. Hixon
"As I neared tbe spot there was n
disturbance of the snow and out hopped the rabbit. After him came tin
sparrow and robin. The birds looked
nbout in a dazed kind of way and
then nestled close to their furry com
panion. At my approach they flev
to nearby trees, but as soon as I hnd
retired all three assembled for the
feast I left."
Fisheries Might Be Greatly Improved
by  Importation of Stock.
A correspondent of The London
Times calls attentions to the many
neglected trout streams in Great Bri
tain, meaning the smaller tributariet-
of well-known fishing rivers. These
brooks are overlooked by the angle i
chiefly because the fish are small, a
condition which can be easily remedied by building occasional : mull dams.
In the ponds thus made the fish may
lie in hot weather, and every such
expanse of water is a catch-all foi
and actual producer of food for the
trout. Such a policy, with propei
stocking, would vastly increase the
amount of fishing water available foi
the modest angler. These observations apply with considerable force
on this side the water���not so much
in the way of improving the smaller
streams, which the Canadian small boy
���more enterprising than his British
contemporary ��� annually fishes to
death, but rather by way of suggesting the introduction of trout into
waters now given over to courses fish.
Rather few waters are adapted to that
fastidious aristocrat, our speckled
trout, but the brown trout will thrive
in almost any northern stream not
hopelessly polluted. He will even
maintain himself against the perch
and pike kind, but not for long against
the omnivorous black bass. There
are many streams which now afford
only a negligible kind of mixed fishing that would provide tolerable trout
fishing. Gradually, the riparian owners will realize, first, that they are
neglecting a valuable utility; next,
that, since the day of our splendid
wilderness trout is passing, it is time
to consider the cl'ma of the trout of
civilization, the river trout of Europe.
It is not given to all of us to fish
the great lakes and streams of Canada, but a little thrift would provide
plenty of fly-fishing within a hundred
miles of home. And with the brown
trout will presumably come also such
engaging sophistications as the dry-
fly, which go far to compensate for a
light basket at nightfall.
Death of a Pioneer.
P. H. Bradt, a Fort Garry pioneer,
died recently aged 93 years. He had
been a resident of Winnipeg since 1878,
and had had a remarkable career. He
was one of the survivors of those who
took an active part in the stirring
events of 1837, having served with the
Government against W. Lyon Mackenzie. He also wore the medal for
Fenian raid services. The old man's
memory was remarkable, and, up to
the time of his death, delighted to
tell of his experiences along the Niagara frontier in 1837. He was on sentry
duty on the night the steamer Caroline was sent over the Falls, and saw
that occurrence, being probably the
last eye-witness of the tragedy
Periodicity of Mania by Which the
Patient Lives Three Lives.
There Is a special form of mental disease, first described ln Frauce, whose
definite character Is given to It by Its
periodicity, and hence It is called folle-
clrculalre. In It there are three sections
of tbe mental circle that the patient
moves In���viz, elevation, depresslou
and sanity���and In this rouud he
spends his life, passing out of oue Into
the other, for It Is, when fully established, a very Incurable disease.
Tbo patient takes an attack of mania,
during which he ts Joyous, restless,
troublesome, extravagant and often
vicious. He eats voraciously, sleeps
little and never seems to tire. His
temperature ls a degree or so above
the normal, his eye is bright and glistening, he ls enamored of the other sex,
he shows diminished self control aud
no common sense.
This lusts for a few weeks, or a few
months more commonly, nnd then he
passes sometimes gradually and sometimes rather suddenly into a condition
of depression, during which he is sluggish, dull, looking differently, dressing
differently, eating differently, fearful,
uurellant antl sedentary in habits.
This state will last a few weeks or
mouths, nnd the patient will brighten
up into what seems recovery and Is to
all Intents nnd purposes In bis normal
State. This again lasts for a few
weeks or months, and he gradually
gets morbidly elevated. You find he is
passing through every minute mental
phase and habit he did nt, first. Depression follows ns before, nnd then
sunity, ami this round of three states
of feeling, of Intellect, of volition and
ef nutrition, goes ou, circle after circle,
till the patient dies. He lives three
How Canada's   Mountain   Pathfinders
Do Their  Work.
People loll in cushioned Pullmans
or leisurely discuss their dessert in
the diner as the train whirls them
through the mountains, clattering
across trestle-spanned gorges, now
rushing along the edge of dizzy cliffs,
where the roadbed, a narrow shelf
carved in the rock, clings to the face
of a precipice.
Those travelers \p luxurious high
speed trains, how many of them, as
they gaze indolently toward the towering snow peaks and the shadowy
depths of the canyons, pause to think
of tlie surveyors who mapped the
road, and whose pioneer work has
made it possible to travel de luxe
through this grand scenery?
Pathfinders at Work.
To the average occupant of the parlor ear the thought of camping out in
deep snow of the winter woods would
be no less abhorrent than tbe idea of
crawling for hours in the broiling sun
along steep side-hills and over rock-
slides bereft of shade, one's tongue
akin to dry flannel, and water���well,
perhaps half a mile away. But these
are commonplace event,-* in the life of
tlie railway surveyor.
Let the reader imagine that he hat
taken conge of civilization, and that
he is one of the sun-burned, smoke-
scented, overalled crowd that constitutes a survey camp���fifty miles up
the pack trail that winds off through
the mountains from the very last
jumping off place on the railway.
The  "Get  Up" Call.
Early in the morning���horribly early���just as a faint light���the first pale
shafts of sunrise���is pushing up over
the big mountain across the valley,
and while yet the stars gleam in the
frosty sky, above the black tops of
the pines, comes the reveille, nn
abominable din of tinpan and stick,
harshly discordant. This melody
produced by the cookie (the chef's
assistant) means "get up," and fifteen minutes loiter a similar, but
greatly modified, alarm suffices to call
the faithful to breakfast. During the
progress of the meal the daylight gets
a chance to expand, and soon after
the last man has satisfied his hunger comes the call "All out."
Now nil hands "hit the trail" for
the line, marching in single file, eyes
downcast, and ever on the alert for
tbe wind-fallen logs which beset the
path, and the slender branches that
fly back like whips to sting the un-
wnrv. It is a sad procession. There
is little conversation, and that little
generally anent the disposal of the
cumbersome lunch pack, of which
every one is glad to eat his share,
nnd equally undesirous of packing on
bis shoulders, turn about.
Perils of the Work.
Lunch finished and a pipe smoked,
antl tlie afternoon grind commences.
Tf tlie survey has had easy ground
that morning there are now perhaps
some bluffs to be negotiated. They
can't be avoided by detours. For
grade must be followed, and, unlike
the wagon road, there is no flexibility
allowed. This rigid adherence to a
fixed line often places the surveyors
in most unpleasant positions, and
quite frequently it is on some narrow
ledee or projecting rock on the face of
n bluff that the transit man must
place his mark. This means that he
fins to clamber there with his instrument, set up the tripods, squint
through the telescope, and read angles���and probably all this careful
adiustment whilst standing preenri-
ouslv on a place that might be quite
comfortable for a mountain goat.
When Footing Is Bad.
If the footing in bad places appear 1
precarious, tbe rope is used, and with
the end of this the more agile of thi
men proceeds to surmount the ob-
stnele, the rest of the party following
aided by the rope. It is a most reassuring auxiliary is a good, slron*
rone securely attached to a relinbln
tree. Picture yourself scrnmblin"
nlong the well-nigh bare face of a rocl-i
slope���a slope not so alarminglv perpendicular in itself, but nevertheless
n. remarkably easy place on which tn
start sliding ��� and below, a dozen
yards or so, a precipice sheer down,
eighty feet! But it isn't all mount."!*!,
eorine. even in the mountains, elsn
the inh would rank with that of
pfeenlejack, and there would be a
dearth in the land of engineers nnd
theiT assistants.
Return to Camp.
The return to camp is a veritable
trb'mnhant progress as compared
with the doleful sortie of the morp-
ins. True, it is down grade instead
of imhill, but even that considerali--".
hardly accounts for the raniditv with
which the distance is covered, and
the celerity nnd ease with which the
obstructing logs are hopped over.
But there is a whole lot in knowincr
that the dav's work is done, and that
a good meal awaits you at the end.
Stork Beats Fast Train.
While a Michigan Central immigrant train was speeding its way to
Windsor a boy was born to Mrs. Mary
Rosenbloom, a Russian immigrant on
her way to the United States. The
mother was anxious that the child be
born in the United States, the land of
her adoption, and the engineer put
on full speed at her request, but the
stork took matters in his own hands,
and the youngest member of the Rosenbloom family will have to claim
the Dominion of Canada as the land of
his nativity, though he miBsed being
born under the stars and stripes by
only a few hours. One of the railroad surgeons remained with the mother and her child until the train arrived at Windsor.
Signs of Spring.
With glad delight we greet each welcome comer;
It counts  not though it chirp    or
croak or sing.
For, though one swallow cannot make
a summer.
We  know  that just one  frog  can
make a spring.
Happy Accident.
Passenger (about to leave tiie cars,
sees his heavy satchel fall from the
rack on a lady's head)���That's very
foitunate. I had just forgotten it was
Public Day.
"Public day" ls a term applied In
southern Delaware and on the Eastern
8hore of Mnryland to those days when
by rim e-1-0-1 n*rreP!**f>nt. tht* result i L'
old trudiliou, country folks come to
town to "do their trading."
For Tired Feet.
Bathe the feet ln cold water If possible. If cold water Is unpleasant use
warm, and plenty of plain unscented
sonp. Put three drops of carbolic acid
In the water. Dry thoroughly with a
soft towel, and then sponge off with
equal parts of water and alcohoL
Skirt Models Thnt Will Be Popular.
The  Garter Sachet.
There are a number of new models
in separate skirts for spring, which indicate the continued vogue of separate skirts and waists. The plaited
skirt is most prominent, with numerous graceful variations. A smooth fit
over the hips seems to be the most important point about all these skirts.
Knife plaited models made of two tone
striped gray wool In dark coloring are
very smart The plaits are stitched flat
the depth of the hips, then well pressed
to retain the shape and finished
around the bottom with a wide, neatly
turned hem.
Dainty women are putting delicately
perfumed sachets ln their corsets under the bust laces. Garter scent bags
which fit comically each side of the
garter top are a French freak.
In bridesmaids' attire veils and empire wreaths have superseded hats, the
Satin Finish For Most Spring Materials���Sleeve Styles.
A satin finish Is noticeable on nearly
all tbe spring materials, even on tbe
dress linings and underpetUcoats. A
satin finished fabric ls always more
effective than a dull silk and for this
reason requires less trimming, which ls
often a decided advantage.
Judging from the present indications,
the fashions this spring are more or
LINEN PBB8S���6677, 6136.
wreaths being composed of gold berries and leaves, with a veil of gold or
silver gauze floating behind. Another
pretty fancy is the wreath of forget-
menots and tiny button roses tied at
the side with a true lover's knot or bow
of velvet
If anything the spring cloths are
more supple than ever, and In making
them so the manufacturers have sue
ceeded without lessening their quality
or tint. As for the colors, the shades
are more varied than ever, and the ua
ture schemes are followed most faith
The shirt waist dress in the picture
is of linen In a coarse canvas weave
that is peculiarly effective and ls go
Ing to be very smart next summer. Tht*
yoke ls the new feature.
Demiseason Hats���Ostrich Boas Substitutes For Fur Neck Pieces.
Horsehair���crln���ls to make many
of the dressy hats, and some of these
chapenux cau bo worn as long ns
cold weather is with us. A delightful
model in black crln Is of tbe picture order trimmed with a soft scarf of black
silk drawn through a large jet buckle.
A handsome black ostrich feather
hangs over the hair at the back.
The favorite feather boa is flat and
ranges in length from fifty to seventy-
two Inches In length. This boa is
to be much worn in the early spring,
when the fur neck piece becomes too
Among the new spring colors ls
rosewood,  a  mingling of  brown  and
rose and coppery browns that are almost red and many shades of bronze.
Old kid shoes that will no longer
take a restorer can be renovated by
painting tbem with enamel���paint beel
and all���and by sewing on a tiny bow
of the same colored silk, and a very
presentable pair of shoes will bo the
Pongee In the dyed shades is going
to be very much worn, and a new tone
of violet, known as panne, is peculiarly attractive in this material. The
gown illustrated Is carried out ln violet pongee, with guimpe and sleeves of
cream lace made over chiffon. The circular skirt is trimmed with violet velvet and tlpy pinole braid.
When to  Plow Land.
The proper time to plow laud is
when it is just moist enough to break
up mellow, neither wet enough to
leave a slick surface where rubbed by
the moldboard nor dry enough to
break up in large clods, or, as the
southern farmer puts it, when the
soil has a good season in it. If continued rain follows wet plowing, little
harm follows, but hot, dry winds
would soon leave only a mass of unmanageable clods. In spring and mid-
Bummer plowing particularly it is of
the utmost importance to run the harrow immediately after the plow. This
prevents the formatum of clods.���W.
], Spillinan.
less on the elaborate order, with the
exception of the severely plain tailored costume and the plain but extremely chic shirt waist. There are ruffles,
plnttings,. flounces and folds of silk,
satin or velvet, and lace and embroidery play an all Important part on most
of the gowns. Fortunately the lines of
most of the styles are good and long
and unbroken, so that the trimming
following these lines does not seem s"
appallingly overdone and exaggerate
Materials are also elaborate In de
sign and pattern, but when figured ma
terlals are used there is not the saint.
chance for trimming.
The sleeves of the new waists are
very attractive. They follow the lines
of the arm and are more becoming
than the sleeves of last year. They
reach, as a general thing, below the elbow and are finished with the flat un-
lined baud of lace or with narrow
ruchlngs or lace, silk or rows of shirr-
Ings. There is more than a suggestion of a puff above the elbow, but
the trimming lies flat against it or, if
put around It, somehow seems to bold
it In place.
Sea Island nainsook Is gaining popularity as a material for underwear.
The dainty chemise sketched Is of this
material. It ls trimmed with narrow
Valenciennes luce nnd bending.
A New Coat For Stout Figures.
Dressy Veiling Suits.
The cut of coat for which there Is
going to be a great demand is tight fitting and half length. It Is a little
longer in the back than In tbe front.
This coat will be very much affected
by women to whom a close fitting jacket ls becoming.
Veiling is a favorite material for coat
suits, both tailored, demltailored and
plain. A stunning suit of blue veiling
ls trimmed with rows of velvet ribbon.
A LINEN SUIT���6583, 6471.
the stripes running around the bottom
and around the queer glgot sleeves,
which are cut so as to slope up to the
Inner arm ln rounding shape. Tbe
Jacket is laid iu plaits running surplice fashion Into a belt ln front, and
tbe back widths extend ln little coat
tails, drooping down under the belt
An edge of small tent squares finishes
the front edge of the jacket, being cut
right Into the goods and finished wltb
tiny braid. These squares He down
over a strip of Persian vesting, with a
narrow band of blue velvet beyond it
Each square Is tacked down with a
blue velvet button, nnd outside of tbe
blue velvet edge are rows of little
white val ruches. Close tn this on the
velvet ls set a row of silver buttons.
Navy, black and light veilings make
up beautifully over plaids. Especially
black, If of a fine quality, shows well
over a black and white checked silk
lining. A pale tan or putty color ovei
a brilliant plaid Is lovely, and a navy
blue over a rich wine plaid is among
the prettiest of veiled things.
Slightly trained skirts are to be
seen In elaborate costumes for the
One can never bave too many linen
costumes for summer of the shirt waist
order. The sketch shows one of th.
most attractive of these suits. It Is ot
cream linen, trimmed with linen braid
The wnlst gives the much desired lor.*,
effect over the shoulders.
No Very Radical Changes In Young
Folks' Attire.
In tbe spring showing of suits for
girls are small black and white shepherd checks. The plaited skirt ls again
to the fore in tailored suits, and the
coats differ from those of last year
only iu minor details. They fit closer
both ln the back and at tbe sides, with
straight fronts closing Bingle breasted.
Last year the bias strapping concealing the seams was barely half an Inch
wide. This season some measure as
much as one and a half Inches wide,
so wide that they resemble box plaits.
The sleeves, ln conventional coat style,
end ln silk cuffs, and the neck finish Is
a man's turnover collar faced with tbe
black silk. The buttons are mostly of
the material Inclosed in black rims.
White frocks and suits hemmed with
a color are again to be worn, headed
with plain or fancy white braid, which
effect brings the two colors Into more
harmonious relations.
Double skirts appear on many smart
little white dresses hemmed with rose
linen, the bertha and sleeves showing
the same finish, the band of braid taking away the kimono-like appearance.
Soutache braid will never go out of
fashion for trimming children's dresses
until something equally appropriate
ls made to take its place. This year
these braids are more alluring than
ever. The pretty mercerized varieties
are quite as good as the linen, being
totally unlike the stiff cotton soutache
of a few years ago. These braids must
be shrunk before using, and especial
care should be taken not to strain or
pull when sewing them on.
A graceful little frock for a wee girl
is pictured. Tbe material ls Persian
lawn trimmed with embroidery and
beading. Tbe epaulets are of embroidered flouncing.      JUDIC CHOLLET.
A Fascinating Cotton Fabric���Millinery
Notes and Dress Hints.
A material tbat will be popular next
Bummer ls flowered cotton tulle. It
comes in a variety of patterns on white
and tinted grounds. Another idea that
���Hows of an attractive change ls a
tulle dress in white over a slip of flowered organdie, which gives the same
effect as that of the expensive printed
It ls a fact worthy to be noticed that
hats are being built with as much regard to the side and back effects as to
the front And any number of ostrich
feathers are prominent on the spring
English flannels hi soft pale colorings ln checked and striped effects are
to be very much worn. A striped suit
running to a mixture of olive and
black threads so woven that they make
only a faint striping on a white ground
ls fetching.
These flannel suits are made with
the new tight fitting little basque coats
which are fitted and boned down.
They come only slightly below the
waist line and button with one button
over a tiny double breasted vest set ln
and trimmed with a dash of color.
The costume Illustrated ls especially
adapted for between season wear. The
coat is one of the smart fitted affairs,
with a narrow vest of contrasting material. Tbe skirt ls made after one of
the new models that give a pane* effect JUDIC CHOLLET.
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In Old Testament Times.
Mrs. Stonechip ��� Baby ls so backward! Here he's forty-seven years old
and he can't talk yet
Mrs. Fllntcave���Why, that"s odd. Mj*
little boy was only forty last month,
and he says "da-da" and "ma-ma" and
lots of words.���Puck.
The  Type  to  Select  to  Secure   High
Grade Stock.
There never will be absolute certainty in breeding, and it is through
variation from type that we obtain
some of our best gains. But we do
want a reasonable degree of certainty, and we want an even chance that
any variation may be on tbe side of
improvement. This reasonable certainty is secured only by the fixing of
type through a long line of careful
breeding. Therein is the value of a
pedigree. An animal of desired type,
having ancestors that possessed the
same excellent points, reproduces it-
self in high degree. The grade, no
matter how good an individual, has
blood of an inferior type in it, and
when such a sire ie used there is no
certainty about the type of its get.
It does seem strange that some intelligent farmers remain careless
about securing the use of pure bred
males. There can be no certainty
about the type of the offspring of
grade sires except the certainty that
some of the young will hark back to
the inferior ancestors. Inferior grades
of live stock are causing our farmere
a heavy loss as compared with the
possible receipts from growing and
feeding high grades, and wo can never get away from the inferior grades
until men use only males that combine the best points with purity of
breeding, so that those points can be
transmitted with reasonable certainty.
Let every one make sure that the
male is a good individual, and let
there be equal care that there is pure
breeding back of the individual to insure transmission of his good qualities, says the National Stockman and
Harness Arrangement  to   Restrain   a
An arrangement such as shown in
the cut has been suggested as effective
to cure a horse which kicks in harness. A heavy strap (P) is attached to
the collar and extends back under the
surcingle, where it is attached to a
heavy ring.
Through this ring is passed a rope
or strap (M), which is attached to
straps on the hind hocks at S. This
is made loose enough so that the animal may walk comfortably, but too
tight to allow the animal to kick.
After wearing this harness awhile the
horse will cease to try to kick in harness and may be driven without difficulty.���Farm and Home.
The Good Shepherd.
Provided a person about to embark
in sheep keeping were to inquire
what would be his first essential in
making a start in that industry I
should answer, "Develop a kind and
patient disposition." In reality it ls
practically useless for a man possessed of a hard heart and cruel temper
to pay long prices for blooded stock
or short prices for culls. He will succeed with neither in case he gives the
flock his personal care. The sheep, being a nervous, timid creature, cannot
thrive under abuse. The man who
rears the finest specimens, the man
whose stock wins the purple and blue
In the show ring, you will find is the
man who treats his stock as they
should be treated���with kindness.
Stock will ever respond to kind treatment. It is the best "feed" you can
give them. The nervous strain of fear
is a serious obstacle to their well being. The person whom nature has
blessed with a kind heart or he who
has developed this disposition by his
own strong will power, such a man
will succeed in the sheepfold of this
world and succeed to the sheepfold of
the one beyond.���American Sheep
Short Rotation of Crops.
Every farmer realizes the value of
a short rotation of crops in maintaining the fertility of the soil. Yet It
is not at all uncommon to seed to
timothy and clover and mow the field
for three or four consecutive years
till every vestige of clover has disappeared and nearly all the value of
the clover plant as a renovator ol
the soil is lost, says a writer in Ohio
Farmer. I believe sowing timothy
with the clover is all right. I always
practice it. Then I am quite sure ol
a catch, and' I get more and better
hay. There are also other advantage
which space forbids I should enumerate here. I believe, though, that the
meadow Bhould be mowed but once
and never more than twice before
For Lice On Hogs.
Sour milk, four gallons; kerosene,
two gallons. Mix and dilute with
warm water to twenty gallons. Another remedy is pyrethrum emulsion and
Is made as follows: Hard Boap, one-
half bar; pyrethrum, three and one-
half pounds; kerosene, two gallons:
water, one gallon. Boil the water and
the soap till the latter is dissolved.
Place the pyrethrum in the kerosene
and allow the mixture to stand
twenty-four hours. Then pour off the
liquid and mix this with the soap
solution and dilute to twenty gallons
with warm water.
Looking Down His Own Throat.
One of the quaintest reasons put forward for the origin of squinting was
that given by a parent to Harold
Grimsdale, wbo read a paper before
the Childhood society on the detection
of imperfect condition of eyesight A
boy bad swallowed a large sugar almond, and it was owing to bis attempts
to locate Its position In his throat that
the squint had developed. If taken ln
time squint was curable, but too often
parents neglected tbe symptoms and
only scolded tbelr children for a bad
habit Short sight was entirely a disease of civilization, being absent ln
savage races.
Modern Love Note.
"Sue," said the BUlvlIle lover, "w*ffl
you fly with me?"
"You bet I will," she replied, "when
you git able to afford an airshlpr-.
Atlanta Constitutloii.
Candy Capacity of a Girl.
"Yes, little girl," said the kind old
man, "I bave an immense candy store,
and I am going to give you all the cau*
fly you can eat."
"Oh, goody I" cried the little girl,
dancing about with happiness.
"Now," continued tbe kind old man,
"how much candy can you eat?"
"How much candy have you got?"*
Increase of Drunkenness Among Eng
Careful observers of social conditions in both the upper and the lowe)
classes of society cannot fail to hav<
noted of late a decided increase is
the addiction to alcoholic liquors oa
the part of women. Published statistics relating to tiie number and agei
of women convicted of drunkennesi
give one no real idea of the extent
of the evil, for only a very small frae*
tion of the intemperate fall into th*
hands of the police. Moreover, though
a woman doea not become drunk unless she has been intemperate, shs
may easily be highly intemperats
without ever becoming drunk. It il
notorious that a drunken woman it
reclaimed only with the greatest difficulty, for she knows that she has
unsexed herself. The inebriated woman injures her reputation, the intemperate woman her health.
Secret  Drinking.
Many women take to secret drink*
ing���the bane of womanhood���by reason of the lonely lives they live, to
soften the sorrow which is the lot oi
so many women or to deaden thai
anxiety about the future which iB fo
harassing to the timid minds of sa
many of the weaker sex. It is surely
an evil sign of the times when tha
very factory girls, who think lightly
of the present and still less of the
future, form what are called "spirit
clubs," into which the girls make
small payments to accumulate until
Christmas eve and then to be spent
in spirits, wine and cakes.
Increased  Facilities.
Increased facilities for drinking are
to be numbered among the causes oi
the increasing intemperance among
women. Women travel alone to a fat
greater extent than was formerly the
ease; women's club afford every op.
portunity to those who wish to indulge in potent liquors; some of the
big stores and mammoth drapery es*
tablishments have licensed refresh*
ment rooms; restaurants and railway
buffets continue to multiply, while the
pastry cook with a wine license is
very much in evidence in every residential district. A woman in a good
position in life may be intemperate to
a degree without ever having recourse
to the ordinary public house. It is
not pretended that all the places enumerated above have spirit licenses,
but intemperance in port and sherry
or even in bottled ale is almost equally destructive to health.
Deplorable  Effect.
Intemperance has a deplorable efi
feet on the nervous system of women,
whom it tends rapidly to degrade mor.
ally as well as physically, unfitting
them for those duties and responsibil*
ities which Bhould be the first care of
the women of every race. Intemper*
ance among men is bad enough, but
among women it is a far more serious
matter, since in their case the future
of a race, a kingdom or an empire
may be imperiled. Intemperance
among women is incompatible with
the welfare of the children, who, even
if they are unaffected by a bad heredity, must be affected by evil parental
example. It is because of this that
the drunken mother is regarded as a
eurse to her family and a menace to
the state. Even the most unprejudiced and tolerant of moderate drinkers
on the male sides looks upon a drunken woman with a horror and loathing
that are almost instinctive.
Powerful  Nerve  Poisons.
Among the lower orders gin is the
beverage of election, or. failing that,
"four ale" in unimaginable quantities.
The liqueur is another prime favorite
with those women who can afford it
and is certainly the most destructive
of all, containing, as it always does,
those deleterious essential oils so necessary to mask the taste of the cheap
alcohol, which is so raw and fiery
that it could not be swallowed in its
natural state. These essential oils and
alcohols act ns powerful nerve poisons if taken in sufficiently large doses
and over a sufficient period of time,
and in the seductive flavors of the liqueur containing them lies their great
danger to women.
Hope for the future of our womankind lies in the fact that all women
are to some extent the slaves of fashion, and once it becomes no longer
the fashion for women to drink freely
of potent liquors at dinners, dances
and other convivial assemblies intemperance among them will receive a
check. But against the pet vice of
secret drinking the only remedy U in
the teaching of temperance and hygiene.���London Chronicle.
A Memory Test Indeedl
Golfer (who rather fancies himself)���
I suppose you've been round the links
with worse players than me, eh?
The caddy takes no notice.
Golfer (ln his loudest voice)���I say, I
suppose you've been round the links
with worse players than me, eh?
Caddy���I heard verra weel what ye
said the first time. I'm just thinkiu'
aboot it
Dust on the Ocean.
To talk of a "dusty" ocean highway sounds absurd, but the expression is perfectly accurate. Every one
who is familiar with ships knows that,
no matter how carefully the decks may
be washed in the morning, a great
quantity of dust will collect by nightfall. You say, "But the modern
steamship, burning hundreds of tons
of coal a day, easily accounts for such
a deposit." True, but the records of
sailing vessels show that the latter
collect more dust than a steamer. On
a recent voyage of a sailing vessel���
a journey which lasted ninety-seven
days���twenty-four barrels of dust were
swept from the decks. The captain
was a man of scientific tastes, and
made careful observations, but could
not solve the mystery. Some, no
doubt, comes from the wear and tear
on the sails and rigging, but that
accounts for only a Bmall portion. To
add to the mystery, bits of cork, wood
and vegetable fibre are frequently
found in this sea dust Where doea i\
come from? *e����e��eo��ee��ee��*������e-��-����������-seo������_��i___'____o.*e-a
of cMontreal,
CAPITAL ALL PAID UP. 314,000.000.
I. EST, $11,000,000
��� ��
President���Lord StbatHco**.* anu Mount Royal.
Vice-President���Hon. Gr>onai* A. Deuuuond.
General Manager���E, B. Cxoubtoh.
��� Branches In All The Principal Cities in Canada
��� A General  Banking Business  Transacted.
| NEW DENVER BPiiiT^ruisiiER, Manager.
Slocan flMnino "Review.
Subscription $2.00 per annum, strictly
ln advance.   No pay, no paper.
AnvsBTisiNa Rates i
Notices to Delinquent Owners - $13.00
"    for Crown Grants   -   -    7.60
"      " Purchase of Land   -    7.60
"     " License to Out Timber 6.00
To .Michael Penrose, or  to whomsoever
he may have transferred bio interest
in the "Youug Rambler" mineral
claim,   situated   near  McGuigan,
located the 3rd day of October, 1900,
recorded the 17lh-day of October,
Jtioo, iii tho Blooan Mining Division
of West Kootenay Di-trict,
You  aro  hereby notified that I have
expended $102,50 in labor and improvements on the above-mentioned mineral
claim, under the. provisions of the Mineral Act, and it within 00 days from the
cats of thia notice you lail or refuse to
ontributeyour proportion of the above-
mentioned sum, together with ail costs
of advertising, your interest in the paid
claim will become the property of tbo
undersigned, under  section  4 ol   the
Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900.
Dated  i,t Sandon,  this Srd   day   of
April, 1007.
All locals will be charged for at tho rate
of 15c. per line each issue.
Transient rates mado known nn application.   No room for Quacks,
Address nil Communications and.make
Cheques payable to
Editor and Publisher,
Zhc Slocan Ibotel
Gbree Jfoifta.
_��_). (_,
Headquarters for Mining Men
when visiting this famous Silver-
Lead Mining Camp. Ivvery
comfort foi the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar aud Excellent Pool Table.
Hugh Niven, Proprietor
are necessities if you
wish to ward off any
disease, that threatens.
These can boih be
secured by taking
uQl oupul lllu
which is a simple
compound of Sarsap-
arilla and Oregon
Grape Root with Saline laxatives.
Notice it h-rcby given that 60 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Hon. the Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works at Victoria, B.C.,
for permission to purchass ths
following described lands situated
on the west shore of S'oian lake about
'.,. mile in a southerly direction (mm
Mill crfek. Commencins at a post
maiked A. o.'a S E.conipr post, thence
20 chains wast, thence 10 chains noith,
thence20 chains mist, lh.neo*IO chains
south to place of commencement, rou-
tainiug80 acres more or less.
Hated .Mm* Bill 1907.
Jv. 18 locator
Notice is hereby niven that 160 davs
alter dale I intend to apply t" the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works, at
Victoria, for permission to purchase the
following described tract of land in
West Kootenay District. Commencing
nt a post planted on the south Bide of
N. & S. Ry. Near enst end of Box l.uke,
marked L. G., K. W. O, fi.itial pout,
thenco north -ill chains along the eastern
boundary line oi Joseph Prestley'a location, thenco east *10 chains, thenco
south 40 chains, thenco west *10 chains,
to point of comnmncement. Containing KiO acres mora or less.
Dated Apiil lllh, 1U07
Jo 20, P. J. Gallagher, agent.
Drug Store
tfX J ��*, J. i
j-^Op,  New Denver.   2lA
Notice is hereby niven Hist 00 dnys
from date, 1 intend to apply to tho H"n.
the Chief Commissioner of Lands nnd
Work*, at Victoria, B.C., lor permission
to purchase the following described
tract id land in tho West Kootenay District about l'_ nii'es N.E. of Rosebery
i tat ion. Commencing at a post marked
1' J.tl. S.W C , initial pool planted on
tho noith niile of tbo iii_t tost fork of
Wilton creel; and on lhe east side, of
tho main Wilson oreek, theme north 10
t'baii's, thenco east 5 chains, thence
north 10 chains, thenco ea-t 5 chains,
thence north 20 chains, thenceeast '10
cliains, thenoe south *i0 chains, thenco
west 50 cliains to pointof commencement. Containing 175 acres ol land
more or lea��.
Datod this 13th day ot April, 1907.
"Tallholt" mineral claim, situate in the
SloOan City Mining Division   o! West
Kootenay District. Where located i���
About 2,000 feet in u winterly direction from Howard Fraction, nbout one
mile north of North Fork of Lemon
Take notice, that I, Henri Robeit Jor-
and, Free Minors Certificate No. 1578,soil,
as agent for Anna Ferguson, Executrix
of the last will uud testament **f William Henry Ferguson deceased, Free
Miners Cerliflcata No. B-1710, intend, 00
days from tbe dato hereof, to apply to
the Mining Recorder for a certificate of
improvements for the purpose of obtaining ii Crown ('rant of tint  abovo claim.
Antl further take notice, Ihat action
under section ,17, must ho c mmonced
before the Issuance of such Certificate of
Dated 'Jan 25th ilar of April, A.D. 1007
J>37 11. It. .J OK AND.
-*��� i"..."* -
ing 80 aeiesniore ur lo
Dated April llth, 1007.
P. Gallagher, ajfjiit.
Notice ii here by given Hat (iO tlavR
tiftur dato I intend to apply to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands aud Works, at
Victoria, for permission to purchase tin-
following described tract of land in
W.st Kootenay Dislrict. Commencing
at a post planted mi the north sido of
the N. & B. Ry, about 200 foci Irom lhe
track about one half-niilo east of Itoi
Lake water tank, maiked J. P., S. E. C.
Initial po��t, tlience west 40 elm ins,
thence north 40 chains thenceeast 40
chains,(hence south-10 chains lo |;oint
of commencement. Containing 100
acres more or lo-s.
Dated April Uth, 1007.
certificate of Improvements,
"Independence"     Mineral    Claim,
situate in tbe Slocan   City Mining
Division of West Kootenay district,
Where located:���On Lemon Ceok
adjoining   tho    Crusader    Mineral
Take notice that I, II, It. Jorand, Fiee
''liner's C'eitificale No.   B78,800 acting
for myself and as a|;enl for W. J.   Shut-
ford Free Miner's Certificate No. B4,685,
intend,  (10 days  from lhe date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of   Improvements,  for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of
the above claim.
Ami further take  notice that action,
under section U7, must bo c unmenced
before th** issuance ot .Such Certificate
of Improvements,
Datod this -nd day ot May, A.D. 1007 i
11. R. JORAND1
Just  Arrived
We Will Sill at
At Cost
Notice is hereby given that 80 tlays
after dato I intend to apply to the Hon.
tbo Chief commissioner of Lands and
Works for a special license to cut and
carry away limber from the following
described land In Iho West Kootenay
District: On the west sido of the Arrow
bake. Commencing nt a post about 40
chains from said shore marked G.R.S.
N.E. corner, ihence west 80 Cbali a
tlience soulb .80 chains, th-nceenst 80
chains to N.W. or. of John Peony's preemption claim, thenco north 80 clmins
to point of commencement, containing
0-10 seres morn or Io -s.
Dated April 80th. 1007.
Je, 13 PorR. II. Smith, Agent.
Notice is hereby given that 00 tlays
after date I intend to apply tn the Hon.
Ilie, Onlof Commissioner of LSnda and
Woiks at Victoria, B. ('. fur permi.*:'
to purchase tbo following described
binds situate m West Kootenay Dlstrlci ;
Commencing at a post planted at the
south-east corner of lot 7547 ami marked
J. Si. D, S.W. corner, theme north
along the ens', line of lot 7517 20 chains,
thence east 30 chain", thenc. south SO
chains lo lb.* north-east turner ot lot
8127, thence following along tho line of
lot 8IU7, 20 chains to tbe point ol com-
mencoment and containing -10 acres.
Dated at Slocan, B.C. Aprilk80.h,1007
Per D. St. Dens, Agent,
Examinations Ior the position of In-
spectora of Steam Boilers ami- Machinery, underthe Steam Boilers Insi ection
Act, 11*01, wiU bu held at the Parlianieul
Building., Victoria ciHlmencIng on
Monthly, June tilth, 1007. Application
>md instruction forma can be had on
application to tin* undersigned, lowborn
the former must be returned comcilv
filled in not biter lhan Juno 10.h. Salaries, .110 ami -fl 18 per month.
Chief Inspector of Mai binary,
New Westminster, B. C.
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A  \ *-___���> / IL 4
Several Residences at
Very Small Figure
���u-VWsTO '**^cl--ci.iv
LN t* I -SON
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w UUlllllSIUll   ilflj   uululilQlIU
I Two Whole Kays of PLEASURE and SPORT,
Monday   and   Tuesday,   July   1   & 2   )k.
List of Events larger and more elaborate than ever, '
PRIZES       $5000.00       PRIZES
Grand Parade ��� Children's ^
Sports- -Lawn Tennis
Cricket���Pony Races
Firemen's Sporls
���5"j Trap Shooting Tournament
K. Grand Street. Parade of the
���w* Voeckhel & Nolan Minstrel
tJ Show with their* own Brass
\\. Band.
Boat Races   Launch Races
Canoe Races
i    Concludinu with an elabor-
oi-Hto Pyrotechnic. Display
and illuminated Parade
Tb.e Nelson City Band will
bo in attendance each day.
Excursions Rates from all    ��#
Wm. Irvine, Chairman G. Horsteiid, Secretary
Ili�� Woisliip the Mayor, VV. G. Giilett, Honorary Chairman
Ctlvil3<\ 3
k���_    c
t&s    \i   a i__ci_!' a    '���<_.,-*" o
*>  /��!ji**_y\y /**tov�� -^ afg
Notice i* hereby given that no tlavs
after tla'u I intend to apply to tbe Hon.
the Chief Commissioner of Lnnd* and
YVorke for permission to purchase tin*
followlnfj dea ribed lands in Wrst Kootenay Dislrict; Commencing nt a post
marked "11. Rineroso'* N.W, corner
post," said post bt Inr" nt N.E, comer of
Lot 7, Block 383. Group 1, West Kootenay liisirici, thence **nuih 40 chain*,
theripe east 30 chains, Ihence north 40
chaine, thence west20 chains t*> jioint
of commencement, containing 80 acres
more or leas,
Dated April 20th, 1907.
Notice is hereby given that 00 days
after date I Intend to apply to the Hon.
the Chief Comniiiaion.r of Lands and
Works lor permission to purchase tbe
following described lands in West Kootenay District! Commencing at a put
marked "A. J. Watson's N.W. Com
post," said post being at south-emit
comer of lot 7 Block 832, Croup I,
West Kootenay District, thenco south
t'O chains, thence cast 30 chains, thenco
north HO chains, thence West "0 chains
to point of commencement, containing
100 acres more or 1.fp.
Dated April 20th, 1007.
7-4 A. J. WATSON.
��� m^**********4t^^******** {*.-.-. $**$**4*t*************\
o to
Heavy Qoods,
Ffloimr,   Hi ay,    Oats,
steel, etc.
Silverton, %.Q>.
Recognised by the Travelling
Public, Miners and Mining
Men to be the Best Hotel in
the Slocan. The bar is stocked with the choicest quenchers.
IR, no. Spencer ���- prop
1   I ���
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provincial Hsc-riper
nwb Cbemlot
Sandon Assay Office
Ordinary Tariff:
Gold, Silvor, Lead, Copper, Iron, Silica,
$1.01) each.
Kilvor Ttitb Copper orT.esd, Mnii*_*.n-ise,
Lime, 9],G0 eu.cn.
Zinc,   I nl i .  nv,    Pnlphur    Gold and
Hiivcr, $3.00.
Gold, Silver, witli bead or Copper, Zinc
and Silver, $2 50.
|   Silver, Zino ��nd Lend  $3 00
<��  I Gold, Silver, Zinc, Load and iron. .4.00
| I Special Rates for Mine and Mill Work.
dc &anoon Dote
TRobt. Cunning proprietor.
A. Home from Home.      Fully equipped for High-Class
Trade.    Excellent Accommodation and
Splendid Cuisine Always.
Personal supervision given (o the wants of Our Patrons.
(Bbofceet Xiquors. mines nub Clears.
$*************************************4** ***********
ii Ji *V ^jjz^jii^ht^a^JJJl'V'lilVEXtt,
P ^\rp h m ti o*(P
Visitors lo Sandon should not fail to test the
r-icallcnt        quality of the  "shots" at this famous saloon, |
Rooms. The very choicest Liquors, Wir.es aud  Cigars |
always on hand.    ::    An excellent Pool Table, j
^*******<i***************i)t r* to************************
��prino anb
from Crown
{Tailoring Co.
|     $PefP&*af*7t&>&*$*$?'&
IThe Most Complete aud varied assortment ever
ia the Country,
Tf In Worsteds, Tweeds, Cheviots, Serges, etc.
Complete fit aud entire satisfaction guaranteed.
Groceries, Canned Seeds and Provisions
t      Also complete Line of Gent's. Furnishings aud Supplies.      t
| ' ''
i no Leading Hotel
_***T*rH "j B���^
g       lata. jf% Hc-=s_? tf^. -"'"^i ,-f"^\
Sandon. B. C.
Heabquarters for flDtninc ano travelling flbew
Meals First Class. Bar, Tho Best
"Rooms Xarse, Clean anO Cos?.
���II* *
*�� wiimm Dennett ^
' *******************$**** $*****P*&*****rt>rp4tQ&i.pQ$$$��9
The Kootenay Tailor
,;       GUARANTIiEU.
f *
* ***********************$* *****<>****************$** +
, 4��
**u l*__+
Tut up in Pint Pottles for Family and Hotel Trade.
Wc guarantee its Strength and Purity.
i���w York Brewery
Sanbon fil3lners' Wiion Hospital.
Open to the Public.
Rate- by Sulincriplion $1.00 per month. Non-3ut:scrlber- *J.O0 ior fl\v:n.
 lloBi'i'.al Bluff	
C. E. ANDERSON. - -     WM, S. GOMM, Ji. I).
Address Communications To Ths Secretaryi
St. Ja flics' Hotel
New Denver, D.C.
Visitors to Ncrr Donver, thn l.cauty fspot
of tlie Continent, will fir.'l Llii-i hotel
to he thoroughly equipped for
for tlie comfort of Toui'Uts.
Weil utockeil Bar.
Exc*llent boatini..        Urand scenery.
81'l.E;-;i)II) SAMPLE KOOM8
A. JACOBSON - - - Proprietor.
1 let in
New Deiiwer<,
RATES $3 to 2.50 A DAY.
Special attention given to Mining Trade.
Splendid Scenery, Fishing, Bof.lin_j, utc.
No matter what liia oa*
enp'tion, may save
money by *.t*ttiiiK  hi_
BhoefJ Ma,In to Oril.r.
For a Mining Slioo
th��r�� is nolhlng better
llifa.11 tin* fainim. HAL
with a good, sulid,
liacil made bottom	
These shots can only ho got by
leaving vour oidor wilh
R   W.
r\*j fl
IM SANDON -$55.25,
sr.PAUL       nri.i'iii
St Louis ,02,76    Oliloago  .(ifi.i5
Toronto    .81,25    Ottatra     i5.3
Montroal .S0.7S    St. Johns .30.7.
Halifax"$10*t 55.
Tickets on Sale
July 3, 4, 6.        August ?, 9, 10.
September- 11, 12, 13.
Corresponding reductions from
all ICoot-tnav jioii^s. 'i'icliet.
available fur lake route including |
111.���a's ��n*l I er! lis mi lakesteatnois.
Tlii'ongii notes quoted io any atn-
ti 'n Ontario Quebec or Maritime
rovinoes on a pplication,
Shoemaker - Sancion
Gold, Silver, Copper or Lend, each, $1 00
Gold-Silver..%l (SO S lv��.-Le��.l..**l.60
Zinc. .,8.00 Gold Silver with Copper or
Load..  8.80,
Prompt attention  plven to all -ample*.
V'5 per ent. discount np*>n nv�� samples.
P.O. Drawer, 1108 Phone A37
** W *���}
Kootenay /
There la no better house in tho Kootenays for
tha Mining Man to make his Headquarters.
Visitors will find an up-to-date style of doing
business, and the Barkc-spa are artista in their
The Fittest Winei cud Liquors and Choicest Pr-ands of Cigai
McLeod & Walmsley
Vj-5ES^*i'>:^^*M**a'^^^^KVE' ���
fTHIS Well Known
W Hotel has lately
been purchased by the
above, and he promises
patrons personal attention to make their stay
with him a pleasant
oue. Everything strictly First-Class.
Si 3 __p***s*a*B3***s_.Ws__n��-'- 'l**fc**l. ���Ii-1TBC^��_!_S*__0
Silverton ������- BjL
Sixty days a(;cr duta I intend to
apply 10 the lion. Ch ief Coininis.ionr-i-
of I.mills nnd Works at VldorU, B.C.,
foi* permission to oin'cliace the (o!lo**-ii.g
di'SCiihed lands, situate in H'o*-t Koueu-
av District : Commencing: ai a post on
tho nortli Hide of fit-lit of way of S'. i*. S.
Kaihvay, thenco i.''! 258 chains north
along west li mndary of lot 7684, lhen.cn
east, a'ong norlh boundary of lot 7034
"0 chains, Ihence nortli 20 chain**,
thenco west 20 chains more or hss to, N.E.
corner of lot 7517, thenca nlonu souih
I Ijoundiuy of lut 7,r>17 10 chiilns moro or
jlea. ihence north 20 chains, thenco
west 80 chains, thenro n.orth 30 chains
thenco west 110 chains more or li*a�� to
E-ist si''o of right of way of N. & S.
Jiaihvay, thence al_onn East boundary of
N. & S, ftuilaav right of way to a point
40 chains south, tin nee weat 28,04
chains, thenco south 20 chains, tlieiro,,
east ID chains, thonce s-juth 10 clmina,
thonce eaft 2(i..*-',)i' cliains t*i inierscot
with .\. .t S. Uailway ii���-lit of way,
thenca Boulherly along east fid-* of
X. & 9. Railway right of w.-.y to point
ol c unlnoncemolit, and conlaiiihig _03T78
acres more 01* less.
Located Marcil 23rd, 1807.
���Ie 27  Per D. St-, Ileni., cgent.
Notice is hereby givon thai Tib Jr.)~8
after date 1 inlcml to apply tu the Hon.
ChielCo'mniissionerof LanuBand Works
for permission |o purchase lhe folloiviiig
described tract of laud in West Kootenay.
Commencing ut a pos' marked S. y.
Brockmail's N.W. cornor, planted at
tlie N.E. corner of W. Schulylce's preemption; thenca SO chains oast, ihence
40 chains south, thenco 80 chains west,
tnence -.10 chains north to pni:it of commencement, following boundaries of
crown granted mineral claims, if any,
Dated April-Ith, 1007.
A pill 00	
Hixty d.iys nfter dato r intend to
apply to theChief Commisioner of Lands
an Worics at Victoria, li C, for per-
ni sion to purchas-i tho f >ll0*ving land,
situated in West Ko'tenny District
comineiicing at a post 20 clmina ninth
of .1 S.Morr son'3 S.E. corner, thenco
60 cluiiiis North, thei-co 20 chains enst
���: - OOchai * , ith, thenc SOcliaitis
ivesl to po tit uf conmienceinent, con-
laiuing 190 0   ���
Located Mai !   SO, IPi 1.
Mar 28 Odd.


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