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 Devoted to Advertising the resources
of the rich Slocan
Mining Division. . .
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Sent to any address
for $2.00 per ann.
If you see it in the
" Review,"   it's  so.
No. 21.   Vol,  I.
SANDON, British Columbia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 1907.
Single Copies 10c.
mm ffl grip
Filbert and Balmoral Were
Completely Devastated
last Tuesday.
The dread alarm of fire rang out at
3.45 p.m. on Tuesday. The Filbert
Hotel owned and managed by Messrs.
Bennett nnd Bruder, was in the grip
of the fire king. The fire, which is
supposed to have originated from over
heated furnace pipes, was first discovered
by Norman Hurlbert, a bartender, who
was off shift and was resting in bed.
He quickly perceived that the walls of
the bedroom wat in flames and he
immediately gave the alarm. The
flames quickly obtained' a grip on the
west end of the building, but not more
than four minutes after the alarm was
sounded, every available hydrant waa
open aud the hose pipes were in action.
Water waa copiously poured upon all
sides of the building. 8c. res of willing
workers, among whom were most of the
business men ot the city, proceeded
with tlie work of salvage. A big gang
tore down the fixtures of the well
appointed bar and reading room; another gang put forward all their energies
upon the well stocked cellar; while a
score of more men proceeded to save
tho valuable furniture, most of which
was on the s cond storey and in the
danger zone. At great personal ri��k
many ot the volunteers entered bed-
. rooms which were biasing furiously and
dragged out trunks, eic. With axe and
b.ir, men broke into locked rooms and
fought the fierce element until almost
The thermometer registered 20 below
zero on the outside, and it was the work
ol a hero to stand there hose in hand,
witli wearing apparel practically
encased in ice, but Sandon fighters are
no quitters under the most adverse
circumstances, and their pcrsoverance
and indomitable pluck were rewarded
in a measure. Despite the c >pious
supp'y of water which was directel at
the seat of the trouble, it continued to
gain mastery, and in an hour the roof
was burning fiercely. Then the flames
leaped to the adjoining hotel, the Balmoral, and quickly licked ita way
through four feet of snow and ice to the
woodwork, which was soin blazing like
matchwood. Salvage work then began
on theie premises, whice have been untenanted for some time, and the street
was littered with costly furniture.
At tlie end of two hours the roof fell in
but the firemen gave no let up. At
great risk to himself George Clark
c imbed a Udder and entered the bedroom of Miss O'Donnell in an endeavor
to a��cure her pocket-book, which waa in
a drawer of a bureau. He succeeded in
locating the bureau and dragged it
through Iho window, but a search
revealed no trace ot the wallit. Shoi tly
afterwards it was picked up in the snow
by Tony Mayhaver and restored to its
grateful owner. It contained over $700
in bills. Mi's Louise Schultze, was not
so foitunate. All her personal belongings, together with a considerable
amount of paper money went up in
smoke. . Although a great many trunks
belonging to the boarders wero saved,
there were many porforce left to feed
the flames, and many a miner who
fought like a demon to beat the dread
element, to day has nothing but the
���clothes lie stands in. The fire continued,
but with abated fury, thanks to the efforts
of the brave band of workers. Many of
these nun stuck to their posts with
hands and feet frozen. Borne were
pulled away unwillingly and surgically
treated. Otic man on the roof was enveloped in flame, but he asked for the
hose to bo turned upon htm and this
was done for a time; but the workers
realized that this was courting death,
and he waa literally dragged down.
This man was a Swede whose name we
could not ascertain. Pannikins of hot
coffee were served out by the wives of
citizens to the brave workers, and was
greatly appreciated. Others also at
their own expense, bought mitts and
handed them round. It was heroic,
although pitifu', the way the boys
kept up the onslaught under such trying circumstances, but their efforts
were eventually crowntd witli success.
It waB seen that nothing could save
the building, but by checking the fierce
advances of the flames, the long line of
business houses on the opposite side of
the street were immune Irom danger.
At midnight the building was still
burning, but the men had it well in
hand, and the backbone of King Fire
was breken.
In the morning what bad been one of
the finest equipped hotels lu the Kootenays was in ruins. Nothi'ig but a shrll
remained. Tha lower pari of the building was barely touched with fire; but.it
ia all an absolute wreck,     '
The loss to the proprietors is estimated
at $10,000, and the insurance will barely
cover one fourth of the losses. Many
personal effects of Mr. and Mrs. Bennett
were consumed, and the wardrobe of
the family was entirely burned. Some
gold rings and other jewellery were
picked np the following morning and
returned to the owners. The estimated
loss to the owners of the Balmoral hotel
is about $5,000.
���Chas. Isenor greatly distinguished
himself by a daring rescue. When the
flames were roaring their loudest he
rushed into the burning building and
grabbed the necks of two fallen friends.
Putty medal for Charles. He had rescued John Dewar aud Joe Seagram.
Surrounded by flames, Percy Johnston
stood on the burning roof and a ladder
long enough tor him to escape by not
to be had. Directing his friends to play
the hose on his body, he grasped the jet
and slid down it to safety. He's our
Every hotel man in town was on deck
and all worked like demons.
The section men of the C.P.R., under
the supervision of G. T. Moir, worked
like well drilled fire fighters.
To the Sandon volunteer Fire Brigade
all praise 1 Heroes every one! Scarcely'
a man in town was not down with a
severe cold the following day.
Hats off to all the workers. Their
unselfish efforts were another example
of sterling citizenship.
AU the fire-fighters were walking icebergs when they were through. Combatting fire under any conditions is bad,
but with 20 below zero butting in
aeainst them, their efforts were, to say
the least, heroical.
The proprietors have made arrangements to open uo the diring hall of the
Reco Hotel. Everybody would be
gratified to learn that " Billy " Bennett
was taking over and opening up th*s
famous hostelry. The Reco is one of
the finest hotels in British Columbia,
and a better host never lived than the
genial "Billy."
Liberal Tactics,
Perhaps never in the history of Canadian politics has Liberalism through
its leaders stood out so stragetically
malignant "Politics is politics," but
trutli needs no eloquent oaths to make
it prevail. The campaign speeches
tittered thus far by J. A. Macdonald and
\V. W. B. Mclnnes are in their entirety,
lacking nn outlined policy, and what
is lacking in this respect ia made up for
in an attempt to slander the late administration. To those who have had
no opportunity of digesting the report
of the select committee, appointed to
enquire into the acquisition ot Kaien
bland, the remarks of the leader of
the opposition will bo accepted as sworn
by tbe book, but "politics is polities"
and ho finds excuse in that aphorism to
lie like a Trojan and out Ananias Ananias. There is nothing sincere in Mr.
Macdonald'e recent utterance* other
than his natural desire to assume control
of the treasury. Mr. Macdonald may
be a smart lawyer,an able politician, or
an eloquent controversialist, but his
adherents guess wide of the mark if they
imagine truthfulness is added to his
The following is culled from the
Vancouver World, and is part of a
speech delivered in Nelson recently by
Mr. J. A. Macdonald.
"The premier had said that he did
not deal with a band of adventurers
in the Kaien Ia'and sale.   It had been
stated  that  Mrs.   Anderson's   name
had been  unfairly dragged into the
c mtroversy;  but   that was not so;
she h.id come into the story easily
and natural'}*.   Hon. R. F. Green had
stated at the parliamentary investigation that the terms of the secret order
in council which  had been held back
from the people's representatives, aud
the whole deal had been discussed by
him with Mrs. Anderson on tlie street
corners and naturally, Mrs. Anderson
became a party to the inquiry."
That is a lie which we challange Mr.
Macdonald, clever lawyer though he is,
to substantiate.   The leader of the opposition occupied   tlie  position of prosecuting counsel   throughout that investigation,  and  he  above all should
know that Mr. Green did   not state to
Mrs. Anderson the terms of  the secret
order-in-council.   As a matter of fact,
a member  of  the   Executive   Council
takes a most solemn oath, that he will
not divulge  the  proceedings  therein;
and at the above  mentioned investigation,  Mr.   Macdonald  knew that, yet
adroitly   endeavored    to    obtain   the
knowledge which he  now asserts Mr.
Green   gave Mrs.   Anderson,    If  Mr,
Green did  as is  suggested, he is not
fit to associate with honest men, and
should   forthwith   be  ostracised  from
society.   We do not prefer to think that
Mr.   Green  wantonly  broke  a  sacred
pledge and became a Judas,   We do not
prefer to imagine that the leader ot the
opposition  maliciously   lied   to  make
political capital of the point, but after
carefully perusing the published report
we are in conscience bound to come to
no other   conclusion  than the latter.
We have before us a copy of the Kaien
Island Investigation, and after perusing
tlie evidence of R.   F.  Green  on   the
point under discussion, the intelligent
elector will be left to   make his own
" Q���Mr. Anderson is a married man
Un't be ?   Mr. Green���I guess so."
" Q.���Yes. And his wife ia a pretty
good business woman, is she not? A.
I don't know whether she is or  not.
You are in aa good a position to answer
that question aa I am."
" Q���Do you think I am ? A.���Well,
we will leave it to you to answer."
" Q.���You know her very well? A
Yes.'I know her."
"Q.���And you know she ia a very
good business women ? A.���Mr. Macdonald, I want to say to you"���������
" Q.���(Interrupting)���Juet anawer my
question, Mr. Green. A.���I am not
going to answer your question, and I
appeal to this Committee to ask whether
this kind of cross examination has anything to do with this enquiry."
" Mr. Garden: I do not think it ia
very pertinent to the matters that we
are trying to arrive at. I, for one cannot see the bearing it has on it."
" Mr. Macdonald: I think it is aa
pertinent aa anything Mr. Anderson
might have to say."
"Mr. Green: If you want my opinion
of it, I think it is very impertinent on
your part to ask me such questions."
" Mr. Macdonald: I do not think you
have any right, Mr. Green, to come
here and make a statement of that kind.
Perhaps I will press this queation a
little further than I had first intended
if you continue in that tone. Now will
you anawer the question ? A.���I won't
answer the question."
"Q.���You aay you won't anawer it.
Well, all right; that is all I want. Now,
did you ever have any talk with Mrs.
Anderson about thia Kaien Island
matter? A.���No."
"Q.���Didyounot? A.���No."
" Q.���In any shape or form ? A.--
"Q.���And you knew'from her that
she and her husband were engaged in
this enterprise of getting* a terminus for
the Grand Trunk Pacific ? A.���I did
not know it from her."
Q.���You had never had any talk along
that line with her?   A.���No."..
" Q���Had ahe never given you any
hint of that ? A.���I do not know what
vou mean by giving me "any hint."
We never had any .conversation along
those lines."
" Q.���That directly or indirectly, she
and her husband were interested in this
Kaien Island?   A.   No."
In the Vancouver World of the 8th
inst., under,, tlie caption of "The
Macedonian Cry," the editor joins also
in the filth slinging tactics.
" The dismissal of Mr. Green was a
step toward success. He had been
guilty of tattling executive secrets to
unworthy persona who were not
members of the government. Mr.
Green is down and out. He has
passed from tlie public eye and, let
ua hope, into political oblivion. But
what about his colleagues ? Are they
to be given a renewal of public confidence ? They were aware of w hat
waa going on at the Lands and Works
for many months. They knew that
information which should not have
been confided to any one outside of
the "charmed circle" of tho executive,
waa confided to the " band of adventurers, male and female " who traded
upon and piofited by their knowledge
All this has been proved against Mr.
Green. It will be found recorded in
the minutes of the Kaieu Island committee's investigation."
The above effusion can be branded
but one way only; and the writer of
the above words, together with tho
leader of the opposition, are deliberately
lying for political gain.
The Investigation of the Kaien Island
Deal was in the hands of a committee
which was conceded by both factions
to be intelligently divided. As a member of that committee, Mr. Macdonald
coincided with the committee's report,
which was handed in after the investigation, and we ask Mr. Macdonald if ho
is as honest as he would have us wish,
to reconcile his recent uttered scurrilous
remarks with the report of the committee of which he was a member, from
which we cull the following.
" Your Committee find that the Executive Council refused to deal with
any intermediaries in the matter, but
stated that they would only deal direct
with the Railway Company."
There ia no need to go behind tbo
bush to aay that Mrs. James Anderson
is the woman intended by the term
"female." Mr. McDonald will hardly
deny that. Now, in the report of tho
evi Jence there is not one particle of evidence to show that she had anything
to do with, or even knew of the details.
The evidence is all to tiie contrary, in
fact. In the report of the minority her
influence or her participation are not
alleged except in the one defamatory
expression���" male and female." Her
name was only introduced in cross-examination by the leader of the opposition
to do damage by inference to the government���an artful trick of the man
learned in tlie law, calculated to tickle
the suggestive fancy of the gode, and
the wide open propensities of gossips,
but despised by those whose spirit of
fair play will not tolerate hitting an
opponent below the belt. Unless tlie
gentlemanly minority of that committee are prepared in an open and manly
fashion to allege an improper or any
association of Mrs. Anderson with the
transacteon which waa the subject of
enquiry, they had better had never attempted to deal in suggestions or inferences. It is the use of weapons forbidden in the code of honor among gentlemen in political or other warfare
Mayor Elected By
Concensus of Public Opinion
Is that J. R. Cameron
Is theJKlght Man.
John R. Canjeron waa elected by
acclamation, Mayor of the City of
Sandon for the ensuing twelve months,
on Monday laat, I It waa generally believed that several nominations would
be made and a Vecea-ary ballot held,
but this did not happen. Mr. Cameron
therefore, ib the man, and we are safe
in saying that lib election meets with
the heartiest approval of every one in
town. Fearless, outspoken and judicious, and possessing tact and sterling
businesB qualities, he will beat uphold
the dignity ol tint office. He was
nominated by Dr. W. E. Gomm and
Robt. Cunning.
Interviewed by our representative on
Monday night, Mr. Cameron said he
had nothing to Bay, but upon being
pressed for a message to tbe citizens he
opened up.
"You may tell tho public," he aaid,
" I hat my only reason for seeking election
ia to look niter tbe city's finances and
welfare. I shall use my utmost endeavor to curtail existing expenditure's
and foster the revenues. I have often
been presa-d to atand for the mayorality
but I have consistently refused my
friends. I have 'finally consented because I know the city has reached that
period when most careful handling of
its affairs are needed.
" Yes; I have had experience in municipal work hithctto. In 1881-2 8 I had
the honor of representing a ward in
Winnipeg as au alderman. My efforts
were then as they will be here, to
develop our revenue and depleto the
deficit. 1 put up a pretty stiff fight in
those diys, bwt. my efforts w< re rewarded eventually.; Up to that time in
not a -single instance had any public
works been completed for the estimated
contract price. In some instances it was
trebled. It was something new,
then, f ,r the people to. learn that the
police station was substantially constructed, and the fulfilments of tbe
contract rigidly enforced, and all within
tbe contract price.
I had then a flourishing tailoring business in Winnipeg, but I was determined
on seeking a mining experience an 1 is
accompanying attractions, antl afier
leaving my business in the care of my
nephew, I prospected around the Lnke
of the Woods for some time, but iu 1885
I heait d "tor British Columbia and
reached Three Forks shortly after.
Whilst in Winnipeg, I was also chair
man of the Licensed Police, and in the
absence of Colonel Peoples, stipendiary
magistrate, I always tilled his chair on
judicial bench.
I must say I am gratified at the
election of the new aldennanie board.
I believe tlicy are all progressive
men, and consequently we shall work
harmoniously together for the welfare
of the city.
Tiro newly elect**d Allermen arc
Messrs. S. J.Towgood, Dr. W. E. Gomm,
Win. Bennetf, Daniel Hurley, Geo
Waite and Ed. McLeod. E. A. Cameron
was also nominated, but rather than
put the city to the expenso of au
election, he declined to stand.
The election of School Trustees was
also by acclamation, and are as follows;
D. Mackenzie, E. R. Atherton, and
Wm. Bennett.
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.Xocal ant) ��eneral.
i   Picked up by Butting In Everywhere.
Mems.from Slocan Qity
From Our Own Corre9pcuide.it.
Win. Davidson, Socialist Candidate
for M.P.P., addressed a meeting here
Saturday evening, the 12th. The Conservative standard bearer, William
Hunter, of Silverton, and Liberal Candidate A. B. Docksteader, of Nelson,
also spoke.
The campaign is being actively carried on in Slocan, and the election pro
mises to be a hotly contested one.
The little daughter of D. St. Denis
was seriously ill with convulsions this
week. Dr. Bronse, of New Denver, attended the case, Hilda, the two-year
old daughter of George Smith suffered
an attack ol the same malady last Saturday.
J. Law who has been at home nursing
two badly cut fingers for some time, has
returned to the Arlington mine.
Mra. Mtiirhead, of Nakusp, is visiting
Mrs. Dugald here.
R. J. McPhee and D. St. Denis were
in Nelson Saturday.
The unprecedented cold weather is
still holding sway here. Frozen water
and drain pipes are giving householders
innch trouble. On Monday the thermometer at the Ottawa mine registered
10 degrees below zero, tbo coldest ever
recorclod in the camp.
The curlers held a meeting at the
rink on Saturday night, when some
eneible talk relative to the future of
the club was indulged in. A new
schedule was arranged and from now on
there'll be somethin' doin'. A game
played on Saturday nignt between rinks
skipped by L. Pratt and Geo. Ransom
ended in victory for Pratt by 13 to 12.
Manager Pratt, of tbe Last Chance,
left for a business trip to Victoria on
W. McClurg has taken over the insurance business lately conducted by E. M.
Rev. Fr. Jeannotte loft on Tuesday
for New Westminster. The journey ia
being made for the purpose of petitioning the bishop of the diocese, to aend
in another priest to attend to the many
stations throughout Slocan and Kaslo
divisions. Father Jeannotte, we believe,
is now serving 132 missions, and his
congregation feel that he is not equal to
the great task. It is therefore to be
hoped t!.at the request will ba granted.
The Sandon Curling Club have
authorized us to issue a challenge to
the Curlers ef Kaslo to play four or lesa
rinks. Lets hear from you, "Queen
New Denver holds its first masquerade
carnival in the skating rink on Saturday.
Ed. McLeod has just returned from a
trip to Nelson. He has a notion that
Nelson would be the better for some
Sandon blood infused into it. Too much
pork and not enough enterprise.
/ Fred Hulten returned from Spokane
last week. Mr. Hultn is the enterprising proprietor of the Miners'Hotel
here, and he is also the owner of the
Vega Hotel, Spokane. He has enough
confidence in the Sandon camp to
warrant his investing $2,000 in real
estate in Sandon, which he did this
week. Dull times doesn't satiate the
enterprise of some men,���a truth we
would like to bring home to a few who
have any misgivings as to the future of
our unequalled camp.
Itia quit�� on the cards that J. R
Cameron will in the very near future
open up a branch office of his tailoring
buMneea ut Kimlo. .T. R. is promessive
and enterprising, and what ia more, he
ia a first-class tailor.
A striking example of tbe value of
check assaying came to our notice recently. A syndicate of Sandon leasers two
months ago made a shipment of very
high grade ore to.a smelter and E. W.
Widdowton, .Provincial assayer, of Nelson, was instructed by the parties at
this end to assay samples and keep a
check. Returns from'smelter sampling
did not coincide with Mr. Widdowaon's
assays and protest was therefore entered.
Shortly after, Mea-rs. Le Doux & Co.,
of New York, were appointed umpires in
the rnattr. Their decision was in
favor of tiie Sandon syndicate, and Mr.
Widdowson is therefore to be eulogised
on bis success as a competent assayer
and one that wil attend to orders of
clients from a distance.
Joe Pattinson, Ike Paltinaon and
Hairy Bead, lett yesterday for Nelaon
on the K.ct S.
Messrs. C. J. Quinan and E. AI, Sandilands, to whom a banquet was recently held in honor of, w*ere last week the
recipients of handsome diamond stick
pins, which were presented by a few
A candidate for political honors, who
publishes himself as cheap is bound to
meet with undivided support. A candidate who noeds a hot scotch badly and
hasn't "nnd enough to wink at the bar
keep, he's the mau for a western camp.
A candidate who goes to his bedroom at
a hotel aud sends out to another house
for his boozer in c> to sup all on his lonesome,���that's tho fellow to vote for.
He'* the stuff! What we need here
is a man who wants the whole cheese to
himself. Little straws, but they denote
which way tbe wind blows. It's the
game they play at llogtiwn, but it ain't
popular here.
That fickle jade, Dame Rumor, iB
whispering that Doc. Quinan is about
to commit matt iniony. That's the "best"
enterprise he ever studied. We speak
from experience.
A man who blows fifty dollars in on
red eye is a tame blue jay. A man who
follows the crowd on jawbone and gall
is���a financier.
John Pratt has returned from Mac-
kinson's Landing. He has made enough
money out ot the lumber business to
hie him to his home at Bear Lake for
the residue of the winter.
Chas. F. Nelson, the Now Denver
druggist, has arranged with E. R.
Atherton & Co. to handle a line of
standard drugs. The drug cabinet has
arrived and all wants can now be filled.
' As we go to press we learn that Win.
Bennett has made arrangements witli
J. M. Harris to take over the Reco
Hotel. Good for Billy. The grand
opening takes place on Monday next,
If you wsnt Giant Powder, see Hurley.
A aeries of joint meetings in which
the candidates now contesting the riding
will participate, are now being held.
The itinerary is as follows: Nakusp,
Friday; Winlaw, Monday; Slocan City,
Tuesday; Silverton, Wednesday; New
Denver, Thursday; Burtoa City, Monday, transportation permitting.
s The streets the past few days have
assumed some of their old-time activity.
The large number of new arrivals to
work at the mines account for this.
Walker Smith left for Nelson yesterday to make arrangements for a large
shipment of coal.
After the political meeting last night
there was a hot time in the old town.
The candidates were not participants
in the fun.
t Tho weather for the past week was
not what might be called pleasant.
Twenty three below is enough lo go on
with, and we believe it constitutes a
record in these parts. Wandering
Willie Boy Mclnnis is reported to have
brought the frost from the Yukou.
The working men of the Slocan who
are up in arms against the invasion of
of Chinese should bear in mind that
this evil was endeavoured to be' re-
jmedied by constitutional legislation.
That question has been handled intelligently and diplomatically by the
MeBride government. That government, realizing the growth of the
Chinese octopus did something whi-h
every working man should gratefully
give them credit for. A prohibitive
head tax was put on Mongoliana, and
the reault ia that the Chinaman are
practically barred from entering our
Unless legal proceedings are unduly
" harassing," there'll be great activity
in mining matters up the Star gulch
before the chinook comes. Things are
shaping themselves out, and wise guys
will accept the intimation re a nod being
as good as a wink.
��� The Filbert Hotel is down but not
"out." To the credit of the enterprie
ing Bennett, be it noted, that Spring
will see this old landmark once more in
the course of reconstruction. Arrangements are now being made to get lumber in with thiB end in view.
The Liberals are making a great eong
and dance about Mr. McBride's missing
railway policy. In press and on platform tbey are most eaieful to illustrate
what Mr. MeBride did'not do, also ego.
tiotiuctl    ciiuukK    tn f>,itit    e\n\    -rlc*.     ho
should have done, but they moat religiously evade telling the electors what he
did do. The premier did something
Which was unprecedented in the annals
of Canadian legislature. He flatly refused to turn over a large section of pub-
licjands to a .railway corporation, and
the G.T.P. is consequently putting up
fighting funds for the return of a more
complaisant government. Mr. Morse,
representing the G.T.P. demanded from
our responsible government a mere
bagatelle of 15,000 acres of land for
every mileof railway built, also the necessary timber for building and atone for
bridges. If tho liberals are returned to
power the G.T.P. are in clover, but if
they ara kept out tlie province ia immune from land grabbers.
The hockey club played a practice
match last night night before a small
crowd, when some of the recruits were
put through their facings. The object
was to select a team to play a series of
matches withKaslo.New Denver,Trout
Lake and Arrowhead. Some very goo<'
form was displayed, tha game ending in
a draw of four goals each.
The Kootenay Curling Association
begins its annual Bonspicl ut Cranbrook
on Monday next.
"I desire to express on bshnlf of my
partners, my wife, and myself and
family my great appreciation of the
many services rendered us at the recent
fire.   Gratefully yours,
Ernest Mills, of Greenwood, spent a
few days in town this week.
Application to purchase Lands.
Notice ia hereby given that 63 days
from date, I intend to apply to the Hon.
the' Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works, at Victoria, B. C, for
permission to purchase the following
des ���.ribed lands, situated in the Slocan
Division of West Kootenay District,
between Ten and Twelve Mile creeks
and about one half mile from Slocan
Lake commencing' at a post marked
J. II. drey's H.K. corner post, thence
North 20 chains along the Tne of Lot
1023, thence West 20 chaiis, thence
South 20 chains, theme East 20 chains
to point of couimencemen t, 40 acrea
more or less.
Located 22iid dav of December lflOo.
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to purchase
tlie following described lands situated
ih the Slocan Division of West Koot-;
enay District between Ten and Twcivo
Mile Creeks and about one half mile
from Slocan Lake, commencing at a
p->st marked J. II. Corey's N.W. corner post, thence 40 chains South along
the line of Lit 1024, thence 40 chains
east, thence 40 chains north, thence 40
chains west, to pointof commencement,
100 acres more or less.
Located December 23nd, 1000.
3 l 07 L*w.itor.
Hunlei, Davidson, anil Docksteader Talk to A
Sandon Crowd.
The joint meeting of candidates wh<��
are out for election in this riding which
was hold in the Opera House on Thursday night, wss largoly attended. There
were a large number of ladies present.
S. J. Towgood waa voted to the chair,
and Messrs. Hunter. Davidson and
Docksteader were upon the platform.
The proceedings throughout were very
Win. Hunter, Conservative nominee,
was the first to address the meeting.
He spoko in a convincing way of the
splendid record of the late government.
He touched on the Kaien Island deal
and proved to the satisfaction of his
hearers that it was a good bargain for
the province. He characterised also
the Columbia-Western subsidy as a bad
deal, but the last government were not
responsible for that bill. He made a
dead set against bonusing railways or
any corporations, and was loudly applauded. /He told the electors he knew
the needs of the Slocan and if elected
he would take a pride in fighting for
those needs and otherwise following
their instructions. He wai not there,
he said, to drag any issues which did
not affect this district before their eyes.
His one ambition was to advance tho
country in which he had cast in his lot,
in which he had lived so long, and in
which he had invested his all, from its
temporary depression. He said that if
returned he would not follow the Conservative party blindly if the interests
of the Sloe ,n were likely to bo depreciated. When Mr. Hunter took his
seat asplendid ovation was given hirti.
Mr. A. B. Docksteader, after apologizing for being clumsy and slow, took
the centre of the stago and read his
little piece. Occasionally be indulged
in a few extempore flights of gallery
rhetoric, but the audience didn't respond
*o the hint fnr tiniilau e. nnd Is. wren
forthwith cutout. lie then remarked
that Socialists and Tories had put a job
up on him by rowing in the same boat,
and raised a titter by coughing up a
trifle re *' hauling down our flag." He
then analyzed the jKaien Island deal
in the good old lilx ral way, and trotted
out the inade-to-order campaign bluff
on the Colombia Western racket.
Most of hia remarks were uttered from
behind a ponderous volume, and n.
perceptible yawn from tbe audience
brought to him a timely hint. He then
paid his compliments to comrade
Davidson, and the audience sat up and
stretched their legs. His aim was true,
tut his mnd was too Gritty to stick.
Davidson's features slipped twice,
but both were sympathetic slips. He
told the audience he confidently expected to be elected, but a roar of
genuine laughter in answer, told him
that they appreciated the joke. "When
I'm elected,"  he tragically exclaimed,
" I'll " but a voice from the hotly of
Hie hall walled " That's fierce," and he
heap savvied that his deposit was down
among the dead men. The audience
waited patiently for an expoaition of
the Liberal Party's platform���they're
still waiting. Ho made a stab At
Socialists and Tories for crookedncsB,
but bo didn't say bow; paid a compliment to himself and Mr. Macdonald
for honesty; slashcl at a few things
which nobody eared anything about,
and he finished up by taking his seat
to tlie accompaniment of sympathetic
hand claps fiom a good old Sandon
audience who hated to aee a man in
Mr. Wm. Davidson then rose amidst
great applause. He first of all proceeded to dispose of hia " honorable
friend, Mr. Docksteader." That done,
be assailed both parties, and tried to
square himself for taking sides. The
audience acquiesced, and he passed on
togive the Liberals "bouquets " He then
told tbe audience that the " Western
Clarion" was tbe only newspaper
devoted to the interests of the working
men, and said Socialism was the only
means uf redemption for them. Ho
then handed out the ethics of that
religion as expounded by the editor of
the Western Clarion and a few Yankee
comrades with Herbert Spencer on the
side. Mr. Davidson was a whirlwind
whilst he was at it, and it took three
calls of "time" from the chairman
after his hour had elapsed to make him
quit. Comrade Davidson looked good
to a good many of the audience, and
rousing applause was bestowed upon
his effort.
A vote of thanks to the chairman concluded tbe meeting.
An unfortunate accident befell J. 1).
Maclnnea on Thursday night. After
leaving the political meeting with some
friends, he fell on the slippery sidewalk
and dislocated one of his ankles. THE SLOOAN   MINING   REVIEW.  SANDON.  B.  C.
\ Clffifts
y        Y        I
ck H-tVi*u
Z��e -Sy^e /�� iPii-He&'&GH'x c.'er/JteT'hcJxg
overed with
��,. .*, : i a woman "'ho (millions f*r
\\:'i hertfelf the daintiest of Min-e-
JLVJ. rie' 'he must elaborate b:ou es
and neckweat or oven her prettiest gowiis, balks at the notion ot
building a hat. ������Millinery Is an art,**
she says, 'and since 1 have artistic
tastes���not talents���1 am unwilling to
risk crowning my costume with a
Now. to a certain extent she Is right.
Mll'.inery is an art. but like others of
n more pretentious nature, It has Its
groundwork !n certain fundamental
rule* which t.re within the grasp of any
woman who is clever with her Angers
unci fond of pretty thlncs.
This is a season when turbans snd
trques lire having their "innings."
Bought millinery is ever expensive, and
for lhe price of one confection displayed
in the better shops a woman mav have,
half u dozen of those attractive Ilttlii
hats   it ehe makes them herself,
Wire frames, which are light, and
mine in a variety of Shapes, may be
bought nlmfrsi anywhere. Besides tha
frame, there must be a piece of tarl-
Intt and n silk lining, in addition to lhe
f.'n shape. ii>c- nut inc- or velvet for facing Hue! the trimming
i-list oi all, cover your wire ship*
uitli i lie tarlion, flt'lriB li snugly, ntvl
then turn your attention to the facing
v civil is preferred to the malina .Inst
now-, since it ia warmer aud blends
rather better with the felt und wintertime trimming. Have your velvet cut
on tlte bias, and s'art from the back of
the iranie to put it ou. Draw It c.ire-
fully along, allowing li io fall Into soft
natural folds, ano tae'k it hito place
with a stout thread
Next fake your ,looo of fell and draw
it over lb" top of vour frame, h- int*
.careful io draw It f���; 11 .%��� an incli beyond where ihe draping leaves oft. The
rough e-d^e of i lie felt is ni pre-uy a
finish as you need tvant, nlipstftPh
the fell on to the velvet feeing, s��� Lhnt
It is iieid securely in place.
Til-' next step is lo crush ihe Surplus
fill into the crown, and this is where
Individual taste and ,jkir is necessary
Fell Is hy nature prone to full in graceful  lines,  unci   it  should  not  take  tiie
amateur  long  to  get   her  drapery  just
to her  liking.
Trimming, ol course, Is a very impor-
teni matter, and tlie present fashion
B'lowfl v.oro'iikinci a great deal of tall
tii-le. Breasts are being used U i:ig>;'
gn a long way toward bringing abpnt
fie during effect that Is so much liked
Just now, ind then there are tint' R,
pit lines, birds, flowers and fruits. Soul"
of the coses nhown for winter huts are
cxtjiilnite, and there is a combination or
love apples nnd purple grapes ivli en
��tan !.*, :u hct.ii tavoi*. ,, .
Scotch platds nee seen in everything
end the home ml'liner ma.1' make her-
se f a charming little Scotch cap *���>>
cir.-i'aji th*i dark plain f'it over a wire
frame of the desired shrine and drawtn :
k .-ic.Mii) plaid ribbon around the rntlre
cup. it-n.g it in a I Ig Alsnllan Boy. ���
the baek. Since tie. so caps fli van
close io the head vary ".ule facing .*>
needed, and ihat lltt.e might w'-H be In
the soft  crcttr.o. ,,.,������
SometltneB, In using a plateau felt for
drurrrv, il is found ndvlsnble to use
nrl;. the crown of |he wire frame, >n
Which case II may be necessary to lv Id
the fell 'ti shape wilh wire braces.
-ik , hr.accg ar . covrred with velvet
the rj."rne color as the h-it. nre placed
,,'   'I,,,  cp.-ic* nnrt  of  ihe  rim  rather
than under, and so serve, In a measure,
as i rimming,
A hat lining should not be put in until ilie very last thing, and then It wid
conceal any ugly stitches or other dls-
c'.epiinejea, iu buying silk for your li**.*
Ing, ii Is well to romember ihat you
must have In length three times the
distance across the crown of your hat.
I- i woman who has a blown suit ibis
winter, and want- a turban to match.
should have 1W facing of dark brown
��� ��� :"\*t, her felt diaper.,' of a tighter li.-.i,
perhaps ��nne of the pretty golden
browns, and her trimming a blending of
browns and reds She can Hod > x.nil-
site breasts and nlumeS In these rich
worm colors, or, It sbe dislike: feathers,
sb- can find li iwers or fruits thai will
harmonise beautifully with her brown
ii ahe possesses a costume of London
smoke, and wants a hat Hint is >,.citable, she will huve her velvet lacing
the same sombre tint us her gown, and
I; r felt drapery of tne odd b.ue that
comes somewhere between "old blue"
wod cadet. There ate p.luces dyed specially for the l.o-nooii Bmokci hues, and
their coior is known as "taupe" among
tiie milliners.
Color combinations and varieties in
trimming are practically endless. i?
jou remember to choose your felt unci
facing of harmonizing or conti listing
shades, to select your accessories will,
reference to your oo'.-ir scheme and your
own type of face, and if you wi i exercise patience a.id diligence In your construction, you cannot fall to evolve a
hut  to your liking.
Suggestions for Christmas Presents
ARAZiii. L/ik,i^ io, ilie man who
slit'v.s himself and Li.e,,* u set of
razors on hi.nd. It Is made fiom
chamois skin, out out in the form of a
big i.Mi.oijiie. The lower Hap of (he envelope Is stitched into sect.ona, each one
large enough to hold a ragor, The ut ���
per (lap buttons over end lhe sleel Is
kept ricim inst hy its chamois cover.
Boole ei vers made of red canvas, lined
with silk of a contrasting color, bound
about the edges with red ribbon, nnd
having ribbon loops acres:- lo keep th.
took in pliice, are appreciated by the
mend woo reads.
A handkerchief powder puff, which
can be comfortably tucked into ��� lit
opening of a glove. Is made by sewing a
nil of awunadowti hi tho centre of a flue
handkerchief, running a fancy drawing
suing mound end drawing Ihe hundker-
chief Into a veiy small bag. wlili a very
elaborate heading
Ai, attractive memorandum pad is
made hy mounting an ordinary paper
pud upon a li.uni leather or water coior
paper i...e ki;.ioii.,iv decorated win, lb,..
warning���"Don't forget."
A nov 1 penwip i can, he made by
dressing a wishbone 1*1 skills of chamois
or ii.i.o.'l, :,ud topping the n.ex of the
bone wiih a bit cf black sealing wax,
manipulated Into the Bcmhlauce oi human fec.ioies. cm Hi,, front pi the nut.
r'cli: skirt mlghi be written in red ink
the following verse:
"Once i  was a wishbone ami grew upon
a hen,
Diet   uovv   i   am  a   little  slave   used   to
wipe a pen.*'
WHEN Colonial furniture--vn[liable old   pieces   nnd   r.evv   ones
built on tne same simple, dignified models���swept back Into
. . tilling
if It, In fact, came chair;
flowered cretonne,
Those chairs have become classed wilh
the sort of tniiigs which ure always
good, but only ior bedrooms and ior oid-
fashioned sitting rooms, in Hiiy other
but these rooms they ace a distinct mistake.
AloFt of them are hlg, room** things,
suggestive of a world of relaxation and
comfort and lull of subtle invitation to
sink Into the cushioned depths and rest.
A lew nre more pilm tn their type, especially those made without amis, with
only the seat upholstered, and thnt usually finished wilh a scant llonr.ee. box*
pleated nn.
'Iho ptllesl copies of these old-time,
cretonne chairs have extensions from
the top of ihe hack which curve outward a littie, and arc comfortably
padded and upholstered, like the rest uf
the chair. Probably iheie are arms-
rather high���Which alt padded end covered, loo. in u chutl* ol iliis sort not a
trace of woodwork Is' visible Kver> bit
of the sturdy frame is hidden from s,Ki,t
by the ihick pudding,
Tiwe ate others with urms and rockers of polished wood, and oply the seat
and buck u; bolstered, as pretty lu inelr
���way, bin 4'0hbed a little of (heir uualm-
riesB, like a Jumbling of old and new
fashions inn* something thai is neither,
and contequently without etiarm of definite character.
The true Href-Iris, type tins n back built
in three sections, the narrow, middle
one straight, and tiie others shelving
slightly. Wilh the pudding ocopeilv
done (which means lots of it) that hack
is the most comfortable ;h!ni-' in ihe
world io lean aguinst-there isn't an
inch of you ihftt Isn't titled out w.th u
proper supnort, while the pudding takes
away every nioni of stlffnest.
There s un economy side io eretomu-
oovortugs, which Isn't one of the unpleasant economies which procln'n,
lliemselves loudly us such Jiost of ���-
have ijiRlis, upholstered originally in
tapestry stuffs or in the velumg and
plushes mi popular u ions v.l.l'i ,lK,,..
long eno .g'e for eh" chairs to lu- -c,i���.
gated to tlu storeroom, with Heir rm.
cling? worn ind torn n.i'. soiled f/o.n
lui'd wear If leuphnbtered In cieloii.e,'
choos'r.g a pattern v. hieh will go v.eu
with your paper, they will iriBKe tho
pnttlest   sort of bedroom furniiure.
Perhaps  your  wall  paper  (ir  ics a
With Cretonne
flowered one) can be matched in cm-
tonne. If it can, you II be credited witn
a deal of ingenuity for the careful planning of n room where everything
ma tches.
Don't begin (unless you've a little experience in upholstering) with an armchair Try a simple form, and begin
the work ripping the old covering off.
t'nelernenth II will be h plain covering
ot strong while cloth. Cover the "front
nf the bach" licet and then the seal,
facing the hnck ihe last thing.
Slick long pins through the cretonne
deep lf.t'i lhe cushions (o keep the pattern strnlgiil, and then work from side
to side, puttn*!*; In a tack on one side,
and Immediate, .��� balancing It with one
cm the ether. here ran be no shirting
cf the design I    this Is done.
Christma   Gifts Made
From Old Gloves
TlIK wrists ot discarded kid gloves
may be converted into a numbei
of .IhIiiIv Christmas trifles hy the
girl who is' clever With fingers and
brain ,,  .      .  , ,
An eveglsss case Is made by taking
ar. old pasioboard case us a foundation,
splitting it I" two parts, and covering
each part neatly with tlie kid, using
mucilage to keep it secure. A fringe of
tne kl.l Is pasted on the lower end of
one part, and then the two parts are
carefu.ly ovenidnUed together. Twisted
strips of the kid make a cord for hang-
ii K and �� ile.'iiKii is burnt on one side
with ii  pyrogiapliy  needle.
��� A decoration fe;r the back of a memorandum pan Is made by painting tiie
figure of a child upon the U!d. cutting
the figure nut witli sharp scissors, ami
pasting 't upon the cover
Keedle-ihQO.CS nre made by covering
round pieces of eurdbonrri��� not too stiff
���with the kid. decorating the outside
by burnt ik, painting, or with beadwork,
as you prefer. The leaves are made t��f
soft flannel, seajlooed around the edges,
and Tiie (eaves and covers are fastened
together with a knot of ribbon. Flat
; lOMiShions are me.de the same way, u ���
Ing slightly suffer cardboard and an
Interlining of flannel, Of course, (here
i. e nn leaves needed.
A pie-ee of cardboard, covered with
the kid, decorated In pome fnnetfu' wray
mattes 0 good foundation for e ralen-
fls r
Homes for Working Girls
An AMERICAN woman whn hire
the interests of her teliow-wnm-
en truly at heart lias written ���*
charming account nf the Corbie
Amicitia, which it- .. uome for work'-.*;
trlrts tn Parts, ami h;tn lumented at ihf*
same time the lack ol Just suoti an es-
tahllshment in our own land.
Noi thai wr have no) made plenty <������
attemiJts along those litn-s. Amwrlcn.
who prides herself upon Nor pro��rcH*��,
and rejoices In her Interest In liuitn*nit,v
at large, irt not u\rt to leave any branch
of a new philanthropy untried, 'fheru
Ih scarcely a cits in the C'nlon widen
has* not its boarding house undci the
���supervision of the women a t;hHscian
Assnclallon; its woman's hotel- Us S<n-
ttement Girls' Club, or something of a
similar nature, but somehow, m establish ok all these pisces, we s-'-tt. to have
missed the -s'litit which should leaven
tha wind.- mailer.
The French hnve no word that ready
means home, hi ih1-- sense that Wf Ui*e U
Vm it la to Die t-'rench that credit must
be given on HUpolylng their young
women with a place that is really a
h. me and not simply �� roof to cover
in the days of Henry of Navarro,
brave, charming, yet profligate, the
Street In which the Cerole Amicitia is
Situated waa one that belonged t . th"
fashionable world in this very house
lived t'.,e celebrated Qabrlelle u'Estree,
and the s-tloiis where ��he entertain*--!
her kingly lover are turned lum diidnfc
and ii'. i tg rooms for the young B1 re net)
ulris who are earning t'.oir bretwf nnd
nutter by hpnost daily toll.
The American home for the working
gtil has invariably the dreary, untntri-
1 alta hi o air of ihe "InsUtutton. i. ttn.
hns a eailer In the evening, (i" must
talk to him or her in the big common
bailor, within sight and often within
li.ariug of tin; Inmates who chance to
have visitors on the nanie nfght, doe
cannot take even her nearest and ��� .at>
est woman friend, or klin'oik, (,n .. t
own room, for It Is not ad hers; and
there are enUt^SS yards of red Upe *W-
toundmg her coming ia and her out-
goirig, which the lady managers will assure you an' necesSAi y for tne disci*
plesscs. If she were not respectable-
why should .the want lo liV''. hero? Mo
latvh keys nrv furnished, hut there la a
potter, who w'.il open the door for a
i: ;<��� arrival, and only c-:-ii*-c*s a tiny
;ij. for ho doing.
Curiously enough, ihe French home
v.'a.s ita:.en by an American woman,
'iti, re waa a iltne when it had in he
helped by outside contributions, but
now h is entirely self-supporting, I
hnve >o( io ln-ar of any simitar Ameil-
c.iii oiinhliahmem which docs not de-
pcirfl np- "i ''.s rttdowmeiil fund or '.he
annual subscriptions of its managers
and their fr.ends lo enable it to m.-et
e;ppc����i!. There may he some noi so
PituntCii, bul tbey have not come under
my pWHVAl observation, and the reason
!a* v>-ry  plain.
rntll ne r'tn cpen n house for young
w-nm*n fhnt ;y '. home In reality aa w 11
rp In name; until We can make the sur-
roi.ndtng such .if. we would enjoy our-
pelves: until we 'au be convinced tint
women are women, the whole world
over, with feminine hearts and longings,
whether Miey "stand and serve," or
lend the cotillon, we will never succeed
In muKlnj; our philanthropies to want
them  w-rth  wh'.le.
*> -.11 v;     ,)Mti      mi       iiG*.v��nu('-       i ��� >i       .iii;     I, ,n'-i
(i.im! of the home and its inmates.
Now, the Drench mn-flcn o. ..o* ���> erele
AmlclUa contends wilh none ot ih'iSf.-
thlnjs i h<.' large alcoved living room
is so arranged that numbers of d:f-
ferent groups can gather about il and
chal un'llpturbed. Kiie has a r.-om lo
herself antl she can have about H a.-'
iruny Ja'nty, pretty trifles as sho
w': h":-        :''    cfinoiH and    goes    a?    she
Taking Care of Furs
THE season is now at hand when
furs arc a pa. t of the out-of-
door toilets of moat women, and
wts�� Is she among her slaters who
gives a t'ew momenta of each day
to the care of those she possesses,
Never put your furs away damp.
\Y hen ;��� ou come In nn . stormy day.
sh: '-.e every possible anowflaRe and
raindrop fiom both -nuff and boa,
and spre-Htl them in ** anfo place to
dry, Then before putting them into
the closet or u-h the fur the Wrong
wa> wlih a good hi!?�� cloth a brush.
\ ou will Hnd the reward for your
diligence in the renewed flumness
and noftuttSP of its appearance
Cateflll women keep white furs, or
very light--colored ones, in pasteboard
boxes, between layerd of tissue paper,
Th��*HO rtfl.cate furs may be (leaned
with lump magnesia, If the collars
on the dark'r furs are greasy at the
bn.ck of the neck, (dean them with a
piece   of  cotton  batting   wet   with  gus
Ar.d, women, don't toss your hand*
some furs in a heap on the tn-j, shMf
of a dark closet, and expect to Hnd
them in a wearable condition at the
end of the first winter! Eternal vigilance !���-��� the price a woman must pay
���if "he  exnei'ts  lo lie Well drpRKed
A Gold rrea/mtvit of
J��cd an<f hrAf/rz
By Dorothy luke
Till-, e-'ilor mlie'tiK'S of u hou*" are
lite most in*pin Lent things to
conulde-t* in ue-L'oiui.on. -1 have
Stan iiou��..ti v.iih xipiiMltii t'urnl-
lUli alio uveryillli.a In ih.ni beuutltul,
but wlih glaring ana inharmonious color
scheini's which spoilt the whole effect
end made the rooms unMhlng hut plea*.
int-. On the oiher hand, c have soen
t.ouscs v,lin nh.'il.by, ut'iy liiir.lttiie- cciirt
chc-np ruga tend lianalnK*, nui v.liii*;,,
witli their soft, restful colorings, were
. J rem Hfraid a good mnny of us get
into ruts about color *cli-in<.s, Judging
from the suinenesn there Is In tha houti s
ahonl uh. Who has ever ^een a library
lhnt wns not carried out In cither re.i.
green 01 tan?
One of the most beautiful looms 1
know has u color scheme of blue, green
and silver gray, The woodwork il a
llejht gray, the fittings that nie Usually
or brass arc of steel and pewter. The
room baa a wainscoting of gray, and
above this a h.-autiful figured paper of
green ar.d blue. The green la h rich,
warm olive, and tlie blue a ciueer cadei
blue. The chairs, which arc gray, a.e'
fu* the most part, upholstered lu pin.
olive green, wilh one or two easy cha.
covered with green and blue tapesti.,
The cm tains nre of plain blue, and the
porilefea are green, with a border of
l!i !���     ml  Kinv      Other  touches of  lhe
finTc 3n<2 Green o/'/'e.r' Great Possibilities
tficen   and   ii.ue   me   introduced   iu   eiio
poitory.  Tliljs locii.i  musi  oe seen  to be
ilioroteghiy   upin'cjciait'd,   but   ��,i.v   one
:tii  u   giuec   Imugination  can   see  that
ie olive j.,ecu would give rich ess and
warmth: the blue suiTlelent brl'.*hti:ess of
color,   n*il   that   the   soft   s'l  ei     gray
would gently draw the two toaethor.
*-.i.'her    n��-cftv    and    nnns'iji    coior
SClltiliie can oc carried out In a licit
li|,'in color. w;ih green and touches of
tun to give relief. 111" walls could be
i O' ��� i,'el evitli II plain plum-coioiod felt,
of not too dark n shale. There ace one
or i..i, g...iel ..ii'.s drt lhe inierket; bile If
th'- rp.-rit siiR-.ie cinn.-l be obtained, it is
h"!��P�� to "*c i-1"!!-! '"ti rather tnan a bad
re-"' h    The n^rc'eros and curtains cnt.ld
T$��St��i// in its Pret/y Com
binst/am of Green s/!<ftV/u?e
be of plum-colnred vclour. and the
chairs upholstered witli a tapestry In
nlum. green or tan. The carpet oi rug
l.hould be a neutral given. The inside
curtains could be of Arabian colored
scrim, un>. stenciled Willi a design in
grapes and leaves. The tablecloths and
pillows could be carried out in lhe sumo
colors, ana the room would be delightfully rich  and   restful.
The onlv drawback to nn unusual room
is the difficulty of obtaining ihe right
shades; bui these can usually he found
with perseverance, and, if not, tbey can
be dyed. The woman who is clevei ei
h"tne dyeing ran save a lot ol monci
and get excellent results. Oi'tfii cheap
materials, when dyed a beautiful color,
look quite eostlv. For instance, 1 have
seen unbleached muslin dye,* tl beautiful
golden vellow, which, when held nttainsl
tlie I'e-h't, so thai Its rough weii.e could
be seen, looked exactly IHte the shlkll
illk which is In such hig,i [tvnr, but
so eostlv a; to be almost prohibitive
Unless a person h is a wel.-ttalned eye
for color and a sense of proportion, it c,
eiangerotis   tn   use   novel   schemes   and
treatments.    The safest plan  is to cony
wli.it     is    nest    In    'he    ihlnj-s   we   see
around us. and to use only fl  lew colors
in each room. SO there will be as little
ilnnger  as possible Of  colors clashing
A preltv dining room is shown in the
lustration.   The  walls  have a   white
���clnscfitlni.   With   a    deep   red    paper
dove It    The portieres aie a two-ioned
anei   look  rich   and   warn,   ukh rial
t��,f ivory-white woodwork, The rug Is
red, with touches of white. This makes
n most cheery room. Tile disadvantage
uf red, generally; is thai if it is a
bright red II Is too glaring, and If it Is
a dull, deep red it makes ihe roocn too
dark; but this treatment wilh the
while wo'.divoik iceicumes these obstacles and makes a most de.iglieiul
Another pretty room Is shown, which
If carried out In Kieail am; wnlte. This
also has while woodwork ami a white
wnin.-co.ln;. Above lids is a soft green
felt. Most of :lie chairs ure of wicker,
painted green, to t���aich the real of the
room, uot the vivid emerald green that
is o;ten sold. Touches of yellow and
old rose nre Introduced in (he chair
enveriiiR.H, cushions, eec, but the general effect is of green and wnlte, which
Is cieiiiehtfulij fresh and pretty.
Rooms furnished with heavy mission
ftirnltlire should not have white paint.
The fumed or weathered oak Is more
suitable. Rooms of this sort ehould
have a hold treatment. Those carried
out in brown and tan, or tan and red,
i an be made moe-l cifecl've. Such a
room should he simple almost to severity. They are usually overcrowded with
a lot of pretty things that are unit*
In a bedroom there Is less danger of
our goInK wrong than in the downstair
rooms. But generally they show lack
of thought. Often .c person gets as fur
as carrying <i room out In certain eolora,
such iis pink and green, but will have s
rose paper on ihe wall, a poppy ehint*
on lhe cliiilrsi, and cretonne with pink
chrysanthemums for the curtains Vhn
noi only Introduces alien shades of
pink. I ut also too much variety. It
would he Infinitely prettier carried out
as a rose bedroom, so that wherever
dowers appeared they were roses or
rosebuds. Such a room would show a I
or.ee that thought had been spent on It.
A pretty green and pink room |s shown
in the illustration. The wallpaper hat a
pretty all-over design of popples and
leaves. Home of the popples are light o
I'liik and others dark. Tlie door Is
covered with a plain green carpet r .g.
The wooeiwoik and furniture la stained
green, while the Inside curtains nre
ivhieo with ie cretonne border of green
nud pink. The little rooming chair has
a sb,i cover of chintz with i; poppy Ut-
sign. This room hits a happy medium
by li-'ng pretty and dainty, without being- loo perishable.
Iledroom schemes can he carried ou'
with painted furniture, to match. This
Is really economical, as cheap furniture
f.\n tie ordered In the unfinished stute
and these can easily be stained or painted at home. Very pretty effects cun be-
had with a blue anj green room If the
chairs, etc., are painted blue. In such u
Loom there shuuf.i be plenty of greed to
balance. The rug could he green ant
tlie Inside curtains could lie of piatr.
grei-n deiiim to give relief to the eye
Any one who thoughtfully plans ant
en riles cut a good simple color scheme
will be more than repaid, and will Wonder bow she could ever have been content to huddle things Ir!'��� n room' wilh
out any  thought ol   the ''whys' and the
red, a
Lamps thai suit \   \
�� JL dzfiereni rooms.
THE candelabrum shown ab
���' th�� upper left-hand corner is n
attraotiv-e arrangement Th
and stem aro cut glass, simple In
design. The feet and lower base are
- brass. The arms, too, are brass. An appropriate combination for this is ihe
diver shades, Their ornamented exterior is metal, and the fringes are
silver beads. Small electric bulbs aic
under each shade. Winn the metal
fmnieweirk of this candelabrum Is silver-
plated instead ot brass, the effect Is a
���'���nlnty piece of glistening crystal lights
There is grace and dignity in the outline*, fitting it well for tbe formal position on the parlor nianiei.
Here Is a novelty���something quite
new. Ilie fat, clumsy-looking base is of
"Watermelon pottery," The color is dull
green, streaked wilii creamy while. The
network Is elurk wicker. The fount
brass, specially prepared to match tin-
pottery. It Is a rich dark green. The
tones are all dull. In contrast to this is
the gay Japanese shade. This makes an
artistic and comfortable bit of furnishing for the living room.
Here light Is Important���Its quality
and quantity. The student lamp meets
these needs. One of brushed brass, with
the new shades, is rich and comfortable.
Green shades are best for this purpose,
The new glass la particularly beautiful.
The coloring is on the polished surface,
while underneath Is a crystal lining. It
is white with a rough surface. There are
endless varieties of design for ihe
shades, though green should a:*vavs pre*
dominate in the coloring.
Here is received the company, so ln-re
should ho given the Impression of comfort and cordiality, Dignity, too. .should
Srevall In a hall. The ���'mission" [amp
ts here.   It Is made of wrought  Iron,
Things light nnd airy reign here, and
daintiness prevails, A princess lamp ol
the new dull or brushed brass pattern
Is pretty, A beautiful novelty In this lino
is the delicate engraving on tiie brass,
which Is sometimes tilled with colored
enamels. The shade is of silk petals,
and when the enameling matches or
harmonizes with tlie shade tin effect is
i-x'iuisiie. The colors, both lor enamel
and shade, are Innumerable. 'I In- lamp,
in all, is not over 17 inches high
There is no softer or more bewitching
light than that of candles. On a dlTinei
or tea table, where dim and dainty ef-
teets are desired, they are Ideal. And in
the candlesticks there is infinite variety
of design. There are brushed brass
(which is fashionable Just now), cut
ass. china, the Romanesque liii'sh to
irass -all in artistic varieties. There is
o|een work In Ilie brass, ami colonial effects in design, Thi- mission light Is
. en here. loo. One odd pice Is slightly
Egyptian in character, It is of dull
brass, with a long slender stem aboul
fourteen Inches high and one-quarter
inch thick
STOCK anecdote in a hduse-    mother   of
hold to which apt illustni-    would fain have her "living liberal."    owe pattern, two of another nnd one   things   honest   and   wholesome
X   X   tions   und   pertinent   mol
de fainillc gravitate us
steel tilings to a magnet is of the
dead heat who "could tlo without n
clean shirt, but was perishing for
the want of n buzznm-pin."
The story recurred to ine often
and with force in the Orient, whore,
money being .scarce and time* uf little value, duo sees exquisite embroidery, representing months of
labor and expo nil it ure nf eyesight
end nervous forces, wrought upon
course cotton or flimsy silk webs.
It recurs more frequently and forcefully to me in my observation of
American domestic' life, the plen-
lishing and management nl' our
houses and our homes. A critical
eye for general effects and jusl
taste in the matter of harmony in
color and form are prime factors
in furnishing our young housewife's
cottage or flut. Bettor than either
and both of those is sound common
sense that separates nnd keeps apart
the Must-haves from the May-lies.
We know what they aro���nil el
us���and, when judgment is sune and
cool, just how to rate them. "Must-
haves" represent comforts. "May-
bes" stand fur luxury. Smiie who
read this have been brought  up tn
i reckon them as identical. The fable
of the princess who slept ill because
of "lumps in her bed," three peas
having been secreted under fourteen
feather beds, is not without parallels in Republican America.
. The proverbial beggar mi horse-
Back, riding a-gallop as soon as he
tinds himself in tlie saddle, lias a
thousand reproductions whore our
pampered princess 1ms one, The
working girl who changed her coarse
Underclothes once a week in ihe hottest weather, and lived upon least
and tea prepared in her hull bedroom, that she might sport while
fox furs and tailor-made "suits" in
avenue and park one day iu tin* week,
and be Ihe elate owner of otic new
ball-dross per annum, will carry lhe
like policy into her married life.
I   have   C)lliitc'(l   wise   Leslie   Quid-
ihwaite's "Something musl be
crowded out" until I fear me thai
m.v woll-boloved and, up tn now, patient readers must lie lireel of it.
Tho truism holds good ami em-
fhi ticall.v '.ii tlie case nl' our house-
narrnw    means
who   kins. That you pick up there three of    to
Ills   cnlivells
you   provi
"What must I have it we would
live in decent comfort'.    VVhnl can
I riiwelecl nut  with least  damage
in the general goods" is the problem that turns itself over in her
brains through toilful hours and
wakeful ninliis.
As the keynote to an opus which
bus n dignify nl ii> o'wn-���fix in your
mind the resolution to be consistent
throughout. Make your living even-
threaded. I have said Ihat bofuce,
too, and mure iliun once, but it is
good enough to bear several repetitions.
To illustrate: Do not have Oriental rugs or volyet carpets in your
parlor nud eheap, thin ingrains up-
-inii's, lleiier matting for all the
rooms- -if the floors are of plain
��� leal -and lay down rugs ol serviceable filling in solid colors, lhal harmonize with furniture und wall paper-. Buy the filling by the yard;
i ut ii Into iIn- desired lengths and
fringe out lhe ends. An excellent
quality may be bought al one dollar
;i yard, and. being alike on both
sides, ii will last iwiee us long as if
ii were urn reversible,
liny sbeels ami pillow eu.-os in i}>��� ���
piece and hem I hem at home, Linen
pillow lips are n luxury- -not a
Musi-have. If your choice lies between three more pairs of cotton
slips or "a change" of hemstitched
linen, give the preference to cleanliness iiini health. Buy the cotton -
as fine in texture as you can afford
���and iron it so cleverly as to impart a '���linen-laid" BUrfaco
The silk duvet, tufted and bordered deeply by the bright silken
linini;'. which gives "style'1 to your
neighbor's spare bed-chamber, cost
fifteen dollars, ns she is nothing
hiiiili to let you know. Content your
moderate de-ires with one of "silk*
oline" or cretonne edged with silk of
a pleasantly contrasting color, and
sum- ten dollars.
Y..ii must have a generous supply
ni towels I'm* chambers and bathroom, find ihev should he of linen���
unle.-s. indeed, you happen to find,
as I did ten Man's ngo in Paris, a
���itirl nl cotton stuff in a line honeycomb pattern lhal looks well and absorbs thi' wet even better than linen.
Frequent   the  bargain counters  of
really reputable linen drapers and
ask fur "odd lots" nl towels and nap-
I a third is a matter of small eons
quence, even in tabic* napkins. It
is less than nothing when you are
buying towels. Certainly .you would
rather have' towels of different designs, bin of excellent texture-
oven-threaded like your living���than
a sel woven in au artistic pattern
and so highly dressed as to pass for
something far belter than this,
which yet will show in all their uneven coarseness after tbe first washing.
"Provide   things   honest    in    the
-ight of nil men," writes the Apostle    sides.
your own eves and to your ow.n
conscience, leaving all men and
other women out of your calculations,
iKui'i buy an iiidilTereiii quality
of table linen. Turn a blind eye
upon glossy calendered "sets," and
ask for napory by the yard, small
figured. Tlie always dainty "snowdrop" pattern and other modest designs look as well upon the table
when you have cut off and hemmed
them as what arc sold as "regular
table cloths," with a border on four
In .shopping fe*r china, do mil
spend tWO-thirds of lhe money allotted for the purchase upon a showy
"best set" and pick up thick, gaudy
Japanese cups and plateS for everyday use. tiet "Copenhagen," or
some similar ware, neat, serviceable,
pretty and utterly without pretension. Toucan always match it���a
cardinal consideration in buying
For your windows have washable
hangings, Here, as iii nil ihinjjs
else, '"to thyself he true." Muslin
curtains, with fluted nifties, scrim,
bordered with antique lace or Irish
point,  have  a  simplicity   thai   dis
arms criticism because they assume
ti- lie nothing more' than meets the
eye. They can he laundered and
rehung year aft r year, looking wel
to the  last.
ortieres are not a "Must-'live."
Do mu vulgarize your tasteful
rooms by colored qottoii or bogus
draperies. Tbey deceive nobody
who knows what n-ally handsome
hangings are. Least of all do they
cceivo yiiiii'self.
Avoid  overstocking your kitchen
������ ots with utensils.
Scieel   wilh care  and   forethought
whnl you know you will requiro in
the reculai' wbrk of ihe culinary de-
artmont, and give seductivo patented ideas tlie go-by, If���as a
practical cook���you have never felt
lhe need nf them, il Would
waste of your -lender slock of cash
in indulge curiosity o�� fancy by tin
purchase: A made wanl is seldom a
real wanl. Before dwelling upon
such temptation-, apply the homely
touchstone���the king cure-all of Extravagance in any guise���"CA1S I
Graham Bread    No. 1
ONE    J**,
oi   salt;
1�� .anit
UI'lUl   i)
at   molaBtst-fi;
three cupful*.
llful   of  SOllQ   h
ne-half cupful
hours.      iin!.'
teaspoonful  of
S mi  milk;   uiie-
mllki     um-huir
Dim-half   cupful   of
f graham  Hour; one
lie sour milk;   pinch
OUK Exchange proves its i-IkIi
the title this week by lea*
off our counsels  with un ut
it tu
tl mint hi I* letter from ft prh&ppotive
bride, it is long, bul **����� well put together that to omit n sentonce would be
to spoil the symmetry of what Is at unco
entertaining and helpful, That firm Is
fortunate that has secured the services
or such a stenographer, Happy���thrice
huppy���the man who will have our correspondent and active woU-wlsher as a
partner for life.
A Bit of Bride Counsel
i am 11 ntenoKrapher���and have known the
woarlnesb of boarding existence for thr*. e
y< aiw. While at home I never knew much
iihout housework) from a practical standpoint, b-'iniv, employed -.very day. Vou can
Imng-lnq tinn in three years' time i would
g��n\ "runty" on what little housekeeping
knowledge I ever had. Well, l- am to be
married thi*- fall, and my past luck ui op*
pnrtunity has to he mt-t somehow; my
mothei M thousands of miles away, and
"houseket'pln-M hy eorri-apondenoe" would be
a little dl.ta.uli. I .an i winter I began to
keep every w-rk's "counsel," nt. given In
vour school for housewives', cutting the various wipes urir] suggestions, each bv Itself,
and placing in envelopes miii'Kcd ihun -���
"Hints,"    "Stflads,"    "I'tinti'v,"    "Soups,M
��� 'MeatS,' '    "I ��.:MHTtH, "     ' 'i '.VHCI \ < H,"    I* VcgU-
tablea." etc. Tnt-n I had tho hoail of our
ailv.-rti.sh-i>; department secure lor nn*, from
one of the wholesale supply houses, a targe
blank l.ook���with heavy- tough, yellow
pages. Can t you guoas Ifie seduel? i now
have "in process of construction" ono of
the most usfj'ul household book*, that could
b( imagined. These clippings are pasted in,
divided under different headlngl and in*
ilexed in tho front. For instance, l only
have to refer to the index to know thai
"Soupfl" 1��"Kin with page U nnd contimn-
tbrough to page lfi. The "Hints" I have
saved until tin.- last, nnd it does look as
though 1 shall be obliged to have a hook b>
Itself for them. Every housewlfoly suggestion has been w.-li weighed, and It fleemed
ax though 1 could not part wilh any���I
might spill kerosene on my white linen suit,
and who could in when the "thumb marks
Of time" would iiwiall my Unenn? If you
care to boll this down, or offer any pint of
it as ii suggestion for future brides, whose
Ignorance i*-* an appalling as mine, I believe you would find the hint appreciated.
Would you scoff at a suggestion ffbm nm*
of f.u<*h confessed Ignorance as mine? 1 imvi-
not noticed the following offered nn a
remedy for the yellow stains that appear on
linen, i>id it never occur to you that the
shops had an ohjeet In displaying th-ir
lingerie, with folds (,r blue tissue popei in
the sleeves of the gowns, between the
breadths of the petticoats, etc.? A young
woman in one of the targe storps tplls mc
thai the object In to keep the "white goods'
both linen and   muslin- from  rttscoTorin-*!
She H'IIh me that linens, if laid away ia
idue tissue paper, will keep for years without the first sign of those dresTdful yellow
stains, I don't know thin to he true from
experience, but ii seems plausible that tho
makers <if "white goods" have some giber
object in always lining their wares with
blue tissue than merely tu make them np
ppar more attractive.
Pardon iho length of this. I offer the
clearness of the typftwi Itton sheets as
apology. Q, it. W. iCtoveland, Ohio),
i have sever:!i times recOmmondefl
tho.se who wish tft lay aside linens,
white muslin gowns, ami embroideries
Upon while material to wrap th*in in
obi muslin made very blue by washing
witli whatever preparation uf "bluing"
Ih used in their laundries. Tlu* -wrappings should bo ns near sky blue as they
t-:.li be mado, Those Who cuniiot get
blue tissue paper In largo sheets and by
lhe quahtity may accept Iho homemade substitute. The blued muslin must
be Utterly free from starch.
"B. B. ' Trouble??
Seeing many Inquiries in your Corner tor
the best wity to rid n house of bedbugs, 1
wish to let others know nf something i have
found   very   effective,   as   W'Oll  OS  sale.    Vm-
formaldehydn, a�� for fumigating���one part
formaldehyde to three pans water. Wring
out a sheet and hang in the room, plosipg i*
tightly for twelve twins, and I tltlut: bugs
will not trouble you again, Any druggist
will toll yoq how much formaldehyde ���*���- .*-���
for the Hii,11 of vour rpom
a lively contest was raiaoa in ttts Corner several years firfg over the pptenoy
��� ��.' Coimaldehytle In destroying sueh active organisms as "H. B.'s" and house
IHes. il was asserted then 1>y a scientific writer that these very live specimens af the inferior creation held their
own successfully In an atmosphere Impregnated with the famous disinfectant,
and several housewives bore witness to
this as a lamentable fact.
1 am the satisfied possessor of a formaldehyde lamp, simple and conveniently small, whloh has so effectually
dlfepe'-ed evil odors and clinging musti-
ness Ui various parts of the household
.���s to earn the reputation Of a health-
saver. A young friend who had gone to
housekeeping in a well-appointed city
'lat was horrified to find It pre-empted
by the common plague* of flat-dwellers.
I tearing ihat formaldehyde would kill
Vermin, sho borrowed my lamp and
UHtftl It vigorously In every room. Ir n
week's time she Informed me*  with  a'
mosi tearful rapture, that "not one of
the rovers was b-fi to bury tlie slain."
In a month's time they returned with
hungry reinforcement**. She bough! a
lump UUe mine und sot about a second
campaign. This, although conducted ex-
netly.pbnig the lines of the Urst iis-sault,
v.as a pitiable failure
Query: Aro there different tribes of
the detestable Invaders, of varying
strength of const!iution? Or are they
Immune after one experience with formaldehyde?
���'C. B. H." Is Willing
i note a request for ihf address of "C
i. H." in regard lo bottle-rod infants. i
enoe sent a communication to your department so ."Itjiu-d, and among other things
mentioned m> success with a bottle-fed infant. Ko perhaps 1 am the one meant
1 -dial I he if lad to ansi.*-! t he un f oil u tUl te
young mother to the extant of my p'-.-r
ability. C,  B.  H.  (Wllmette,   III.).
The address of the kind writer Is at
th ��� service of these who toed her moth-
���*i*jy counsel and sisterly sympathy,
A Weapon for Ant War
U.'t*,ltJK been In tine- past much annoyed
by thnt Industrious Insect, the ant, I will
sond h romedy which bos been for no- a
success and is very simple i hope It will
prme oi benefit to others. As your correspondent says, hoptoads are not always tit
hand. I say nelthor is a Arc, In these dayn
of sun stoves,
d*>t the best qualtty of turpentine, and
paint a stripe around tiie cellar wait, ns tie-
ants usually cotno Into the house by that
wav. Onoe in a season win be sufficient, if
tho turpentine is good. or. If preferred,
paint around the storeroom, or where you
.see tlo in come in. l have had ants, irom
the vary largo to the tiny red and l am
not troubled any more. Ten or 16 cent*
should  bay enouieh  turnentlns
Something Sweet
u "Anxious Reader'1 will try this recipe
fur candy, I think she will have no trouble)
Three cups of granulated BUgar, ope salt-
spoonful of cream of tartar, tWO table-
spoonfuls of ylnugnr, butter Rise of hickory
nut two-thirds tup "f cold water. Do not
stir after the sugar begins to boll.    Cook/
tint II hard When dropped into cold water.
1 have ttsen this mclpn f->r it number of
vchih, and not once has it turned to sugar,
if pulled,  this  makes n  lino ci-tyim candy,
Flavor with vanilla, tine-half may be color il pink with trail Coloring, or choco-
ltt c may be llSOd. It Is more dillieolt to
���mike candy in warm weather than in co'd.
(t. fhotild he cooked o lltt'e longer than jH
Eggle-ss Griddle Cakes.
Use sour milk, adding one teasnoonful
Hover) of -aula to a idnt of stair mllU. StIr
tmtil it foams; then odd well-sifted (lour.
a little at a time, stirring vitro.ously hII
the wh'le, until the batter has the proper
consistency. Meat out alt lumps and bake
i>u a hot.  well-greased griddle,
I   wish   "M.   1-"   sn ��"  la  his  hum   for
rggless reelnes.
Deviled Tomatoes.
i Hy request,)
i,   nrm
ii.inai.'c'.*. about u quart; three
Dggs,   the   yolkh   only!   throe
l nf"
.* cif molted  butior;    thvoo  cm
nt    vine-car:      l\e<,    raw    visz*
,,i ti,-i
e:   e  tf-a.-l'i'Miirnl til   pnev,!���*!������"
1 notntoi
rillr   Ic
to sainoi
bo  ei*"i
��� t .11    .'ITU
Hi,,  ueitn
eell'i  the  1
Ihta oi
In-   ill
rt nf the
���b   evllli   i
sugar;   one saUspoonful uf salt!   one tea-
poontul nf made mustard;    Q   good  plneh '��f
cayenne nepper.
Pound the boiled yollte; rub In ihe butter
and seasoning. Beat M^tit. arid the vinegar,
nnd heat almost ton boll, Stir in th, beaten
eag   until   the   mixture   in-trm*  to   thicken.
Set   illto hot   water whip*   VOU eut   the toidti
toes Tti slices nearly half an loch thh-k.
Hi-oil over a clear the upon h wire oyster-
broiler.    Lay  on  a   hot  choflng dish,  und
pour the  led sauce oyi i   them.
B-^ef and Potato Pie.
l m:i*i  beef1   one young
��� huic mp nf i-rnvv; somi1
f tables] nful of hutter
ct; one tablespoonful "f
oner and still: catsun, tf
made mustard lor beef:
meh eio.rui of ootato.
while hot. beating very
hotter and eroam, lltstlv the
ttentlon i-armot bo eald to
���nrk. I'"!!) a butter-*, bnlt-
the minced meat, Reasoned
with onion pepper, salt and mustard or eat-
sup: moisten with gravy, and cover with
the mnfhed poiatu :tt leapt half an inch
ihiek   if voui   dlih he  largo.    Rmonth  this
over and bake to a light  bmwn.
Bnked Toast.
slice-, of stale bread, from which the crust
has been pared; one quart of milk; two
trthle.��nonnrtils of hotter: whiter, of three
eggs, beaten *tiff: salt anil two tahlespoon-
ruiH  of   beSt   flour   or   cornstarch:    boiling
Toast the bread to n golden bmwn. TI"v��
on the range, or hearth, a shallow bowl m
pudding dfah of boiling water, In which n
tablespoonful or butter has been melted. As
each sttre Is tna��tcri din in this, sprinkle
with Hfilt. and lav in the deep heated dl-h
in which it Is to he servd. flaw ready, by
the time all the hrend is ir.nMi.-d. lite milk,
noaldln-x hoi. bul not hulled, Thicken thl-
wltn the dour: vt it simmer until cooked:
nut in the reninlnln�� inittcr. and when ���>������������
is melted the beaten white* of the egos.
Hull up once am! pour over tli'1 toOJ-t, Unlit k: slices one by one. that the creamy mixture mm-*, run in between them. Cover
dosely, and set In the oven two or three
minutes before sendlna In table,
If vou can ae| real cream, odd only a ten-
OOonftll of fh'ttr and tlte whiten of t\\o
fits,  hut   the  sune quantltv  of hutter  used
i this recipe,
By Mary E. Carter.
Copyrlffhi. 1905, by A. s. Barnoi & Co.
IT IS betier to have thei water clo��et
separate from tliei bath room, with
lis own Independent entrance. JSut
)n Him i'uhc-, If u have no window
oiyijiini' to outside fresh eilr. it will de-
limiiil fur mnre watchful oare to keep it
pure no matter how perfect the plumb*
Ing or how abundanj the water flush-
ins may bo. Those places always testify
unequivocally t<�� any neerlternnce upon
tu,< pnrt of persons whoae duty It la to
see Ihat thev reoelvo undevJatlnj care.
When In full sight, In �� brilliantly Usht-
c-il room, any neglect ' 1 soor. evlelent.
It Is a good plan, when 'Vy are* In dark
or dimly lighted closets, '���" hnve- an extra, and portable, seat :elviv.H lc-pi upon
the ono that Is stationary, to protect
the latter. The portable seat can )>��
taken to the light, scoured In 'he ope*ii
air, and given a sun baih, *~Mch Is 8.1
ways the besl of all purifiers.
On no account permit any one to set ",
heavy pall, or any weighty thing, in
bath room wash basins. They lire easily
cracked, next they leak, and replacing-
i hem is expensive. Eternal vigilance Is
lie price of enjoying nice mod i ���n
The bath room Is a suitable place for
keeping a hamper for soiled clothes. But
damp towels sliuuld be dried before
they are opnstgned to It, and the hamper sliiiniei never reveal its contents.
neither should any soiled articles bo left
upon the cover.
it Would bo a gnc'il plan If all bath
rooms, not strictly private, could have
printed rules framed and Iuiiik up In
plain sight of all bathers, giving a few
\ oyy simple admonitions upon what Is
���guild form" In a lavatory of utiy son.
Tile fact Is that In what liltgbl !��'
termed the rninor morals a great many
people seem to be deficient Of all training. Nowhere is tills more glaringly
evident than in imth rooms used by several persons,
V\ lille, as a rule, Individuals carry
their own towels and soap to a bath
room, yet sometimes one may be compelled to use a e.ik'' of soup that is
iliere for emergencies Whoever dues
make personal use ol u slmulil ai least
wipe It dry In tore laying It briek in tbo
soap-holder, Cor It is very disagreeable
en take hold of soap ib.it lias heen left
wet. This may, to Some, seem over*
I'asiiillmis, inn ;, young woman lost a
nip in Europe just because she wus
careless in that particular. The friend
who was nsiiecl why she did not lake her
as a companion when she wanted company on a lour abroad answered: "Oh,
I cannot lake her: she always leaves the
*:UUli tw I."
A cursory glance iri a bath rmm ,e-
veals the degree e,r refinement of those
win, habitually use It. it is, however
very unfair to juiige without knowing
It ail. or only one or two, are guilty of
leaving untidy conditions,
cinee upon ic lime, Iii it linantlng house
a lady, win, was on her way to lake it
binh, armed with �� brush, supolio nnd ��
cloth for cleaning the tub before she
cpuld use ii, announced to a friend whom
she met nn the way: "I have found o.
definition ror a Christian. A Christian
is ono who lea -es a balhtub clean after
taking a bath." only those wh., have
gune through the same experience can
sympathize with thai long-suffering one
win, bail |, ni ne-el to In r sorrow lo go
prepared fur ihe work Unit awaited her.
n does seem altogether unjust that decent people should be ohligeci to do
double duly in a bath room because seit-
respeol will not permit them lo follow a
bad precedent by likewise leaving the
nib without washing and drying it.
"Well, ,1,-ar," sulci nn experienced old
lady, upon hearing sonic of these things
from a younger relative who was Jitsi
beginning In ��,. about In boarding
houses, "you will lind, ics vou journey
through life, that many of the people
whom you meet will be half-baked."
Half-baked Is n synonyir **or underbred or untrained, Ther* is no reason
why the half-baked class should remain
doughy. Those who have not had the
advantage of good examples nud training ai home can remedy ibe consequent
lack of propriety, If tiny desire to do so.
It Is only ,', Question of ambition to Improve' in ev.-ry way. Thoughtlessness.
which is selfishness, and indolence,
which is correlated u, the oilier two.
are the only harriers to solf-i-nnrove-
It is well lo rcmeml      ...... wuue seem
like trifles t" tho sinners are not trifles
to those win, suffer from them. More-
ever, we have nigh authority for saying
that trifles light as air make ui) the
sum of earthly existence, No one hun
ever Improved upon the Golden Rule.
Its practice would make a heaven of
every home. Our sorely tried friend
was right. "A Christian leaves the 'intb-
tub clean"���obeys the Golden Hult *->
5an/^ o/" cMontreal,
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Vice-President���Hon. Gkobqe A. Drijmmond.
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Branches In AU The Principal Cities in Canada
a    A General Banking Business  Transacted.
Slocan fBMntnG IRcview,
Subscription $2.00 per annum, strictly
in advance.   No pay, no paper,
Advertising Rates :
Notices to Delinquent Owners - $13.00
"    for Crown Grants    -   -    7.50
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All locals will be charged for at the rate
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Transient rates made known on application.    No room for Quacks.
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Cheques payable to
Editor and Publisher.
Notice is hereby given that 30 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to cut and carry
away timber from the following described lands:
Commencing at a post on tbe south
iidc of Trout creek, about three and one
half miles from Slocan Lake, and marked W.H.B., north-east corner, thence
sou (li 40 chains, thence weBt 160cbair,s,
thence forty chains north, thence 1C0
chains east to the point o�� commencement.
Located the 21st day of November,
1906. W. H. BRANDON, Locator.
20 07
No. 5. Notice is hereby given that 30
days after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commisioner of Lands and
Works for a special license to cut and
carry away timber from the following
described lands in West Kootenay district: Commencing at a post marked
P. J. Gallagher's N.W. corner, situated
on the west side of the north fork of
Cooper creek, about 4W, miles from
main stream, thence east 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to point
of commencement.
D. McLachlan, Agent.
Located Nov 5, 1906.
No. 6. Commencing at a post marked D. McLachlan\s N. W. corner, situated on the east side of the north fork
of Cooper creek, about 5*^ miles from
main stream, thence east 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to point
of commencement.
Located Nov. 5, 1906.
No. 7. Commencing at a post marked P. J. Gallagher's S.E. corner, situated on the east side of the north fork
of Cooper creek, about 1 mile from
main stream, thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence east 80
chains, thence south 80 chains to point
of commencement.
D. McLachlan, Agent.
Located Nov. 6, 1906
No. 8. Commencing at a post marked A. Jacobson's S.W. corner, situated
on the north side of Cooper creek,
about 5 miles from its mouth, thence
north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains to point of commencement.
D. McLachlan, Agent
Located Nov 6, 1906.
Nov 15,'00
Location No. 2.���Take notice, that
thirty days after date I intend to apply
to the Ciiief Commissioner of -Lands
and Works for permission to cut and
carry away timber from the following
described lands:
Commencing at a post on the south
Fide of Trout creek about five and one
half miles from Slocan Lake and marked W, II. B., north-east corner post,
thenco south 40 chains, thence west 160
chains, thence north 40 chains, thence
east 160 chains to point of commencement. Located this 21st dav of November, 1906,  W. II. BRANDON, Locator.
if ton S
S House,
Some gmag Bargains
I have a stock of Goods suitable
for Christmas and New Year
presents which 1 will sell at
Slaughter Prices:
Oranges,   Lemons
Apples and
Jahe IRelsen.
Just   Arrived
We Will Sell at
Reduced  Prices.
At Cost
We thank you for your generous Patronge during the Xmas;
Season and wish you all
H Ibapps flew jfteav,
BovelPs Cough Syrup
Will Cure the Cough L,A GRIPPE leaves with you.
cHelsons Drug Store
'Phone 10, NEW DENVER.
Go to Wilson's for
,   Vegetables,
, Steel, etc.
Vbe Slocan Ibotel
ftbree tfovhs,
Headquarters for Mining Men
when visiting this famous Silver-
Lead Mining Camp. Every
comfort foi the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar and Excellent Pool Table.
Hugh Niven, Proprietor
Whereas at the Last Chance ami Surprise mines, Chinese kitchen help is
at present employed, to the exclusion
of White labor.
Therefore, be it. resolved that this
organization, Sandon Miners' union No.
HI of the W.F. of M. reaffirming its opposition to the employment of Orientals
within  its  jurisdiction,   strongly  condemns Ihe position  taken by the management of the properties in question,
and Counsels working men everywhere
and those favorably  disposed towards
organized labor to be governed by this
A. SIULLAND. Secretary.
Silverton, B.6.
Recognised by the Travelling
Public, Miners and Mining
Men to be the Best Hotel in
the Slocan. T^ie bar is stocked with the choicest quenchers.
IR. fll>. Spencer * prop
J. J. Fingland
provincial Hssaver
anb -Sbemiet
Sandon Assay Office
Ordinary Tariff:
Gold, Silver, Lead, Copper, Iron, Silica,
$1.00 each.
Silver with Copper or Lead, Mangnnese,
Lime, $1.60 each.
Zinc,  Antimony,    Sulphur,  Gold and
Silver, $2.00.
Gold, Silver, wilh Lead or Copper, Zinc
and Silver, $2 50.
Silver, Zinc and Lead   $8.00
Gold, Silver, Zinc, Lead and Iron, $4.00
For Prospectors Minencloifical Examination, and all values indicated, $8.00
Special Katfs for Mine and Will Work.
Sandon Cartage
1 - - ICE
Orders receive prompt and careful
Certificate of Improvements.
"Chionpo Fractional" n.n.1 "Pullman Fractional" mineral clulraB, situate lu the
Bloc an Mining Division of West Kootenay
district. W here located!��� On Cody Creek
slope oi "Freddie Leo" mountain.
Take notice that I, A. B. Doe its lender, as
agent for Frank 1*. O'Neill, free miner's cor-
IlCfUe No, 1178080, intend, 00 days from the date
hereof, Lo apply to tbo MlniuK Keconler for a
Certificate oi Improvements for tne imrpose
of obtaining a Crown Grant of tho above claims
And further take notice that nclion, under
lection .>7, mrst bo commenced before the Issuance of such ( eriiiicatcs of Improvements.
Dated this 10th day nf November, A. D 1900.
:.  Ibotel .:
7THIS Well Known
Hotel has lately
been purchased by the
above, aud he promises
patrons personal attention to make their stay
with him a pleasant
one. Everything strictly First-Class.
Silverton * B.C.
If you receive
this paper it is an
Invitation to you to
Send in your sub
To Michael Penrose, or  to whomsoever
lie may have transferred his interest
inlhe"Young Rambler" mineral
claim,    "ituated    near   McGuiean,
located the 3rd day of October. 1900,
recorded the 17th day of Oe-tober,
1900, in the Slocan Mining Division
of West Kootenay District.
Yon trre hereby notified that I have
expended $102.50 in labor and improvements on the above-mentioned mineral
claim, under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within 00 days from the
cate of this notice yon fail or refuse to
ontribute your proportion of the above-
mentioned sum, together with all costs
of advertising, your interest in the said
claim will become the property of the
undersigned, under  section  4 of  the
Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900.
Dated  at Sandon, this 27th day of
November, 1900.
For Sale.
Sandon. Adjoining Clifton House.
Building is 40 x 88, Lot extends
from Reco Avenue to Main Street.
Apply to���
Maternity Hospital,
New Denver, B.C.
Excellent Care.   Quiet Home.   Special
Care Given to Maternity Case-.
Address All Communications to
Application to Purchase Lands.
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
after date I intend to make application
to the Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for permission to purchase
the following described lands in West
Kootenay district: Commencing at a
post marked F.H. Bartlett's S.E. corner
post, situate near the S.W. corner of F.
J. O'Reilly's Land Purchase, about
three miles S.E. from Silverton; thence
west 20 chains, along Mill's north line;
thence north (10 chains; thence east 20
chains; thency Eouth 00 chains to the
point begun at, containing 120 acres
more or less. P. H. BARTLETT.
Silverton B.C., Dec. 22,1008.
87 1206
Review Job Printing
*��� m-m ��� -H-f+4-H-f -f * ******* ******
ftbe Sanson Ibotel.
IRobt. (Tunnino proprietor.
A Home from Home.      Fully equipped for High-Class
Trade.    Excellent Accommodation and
Splendid Cuisine Always.
Personal supervision given to the wants of Our Patrons.
Choicest liquors, Mines anb HiQave.
LA ,Aa iiAtitiilliAli AAA AiliAll'i
Visitors to Sandon should not fail to test the
Excellent quality of the "shots" at this famous saloon.
Rooms. The very choicest Liquors, Wines and Cigars
always on hand.    ::   An excellent Pool Table.
* *|c*����*;<����-*H^*��*��*<'**>*'��**��''��'l"t*-l; m tWi^*******************
s the staudard for Excellence in
Canned Goods
Why ure inferior goods when  "Quaker"
can be bought for same money ?
Say ! Give Quaker Peas, Corn and
Golden Wax Beans only a trial. If you
do you will always buy them. Full
supply always on hand.
TlXIl. $. .flftacoonato
Virginian Block, Sandon
Them is no hotter house in the Kootenays for
the Mining Man to make his Headquarters.
Visitors will find an up-to-date style of doing
business, and the Barkeeps are artists in their
The Finest Wines and Liquors aud Choicest Brands of Cigars
McLeod & Walmsley   -   Props.
Sandon Bakery*
Fresh Groceries
In Adjoining Premises.
No. 8i.      W, P. M.
Meets every Saturday evening at 7:30
p. m. Visiting Brothers are cordially
invited to attend.
10-lv A. Shllland, Secretary.
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Sandon Aerie
No 853.
Meets in Fratenity Hall the Inst Monday evening of every month.
J. E. Cameron, W. President.
J. G. Potter, W. Secretary.
Send in your sub*
The Leading Hotel of the Silvery Slocan
The Reco
5andon, B. C.
Meabquarters for flMntno ano travelling Men
Meals First Class. Bar, The Best
���Rooms Xarge, (Clean ant> Cos?.
S> William Bennett &
J. R. Cameron j
The Kooteoay Tailor
��������*����������������������������������������*����� *��������������������� i
Put up in Pint Bottles for Family and Hotel Trade.
We guarantee its Strength aud Purity.
New York Brewery
Sanbon Miners' Iflnion SHospftal.
Open to the Public.
Rates by Subscription 11.00 per month. Non-subscribers $2.00 per diem.
 Hospital Staff	
HARRY DREYER. * .    ��*M. E. GOMM, M. D.
Address Communications To The Secretary.
Colin J. Campbell [EEEIl
Assayer  Notary Public  Conveyancing
|p<"--o**��l NEW DENVER, B. C.
\ James' Hotel j I
New Denver. B.C.
Visitors to New Denver, tlie beauty spot
of the Continent, will lind this hotel
to be thoroughly equipped for
for tlie comfort of Tourists.
Well stocked Bar.
Excellent boating. Grand scenery.
A. JACOBSON - - - Proprietor.
RATES $a to 3,50 A DAY.
Special attention given to Mining Trade.
Splondid Scenery, Fishing, Boating, e��tc.
No matter what his occupation, may save
money by getting his
Slioes Made to Order.
For a Mining 8hoe
there is nothing better
ttian the famous BAL
with a good, solid,
hand made bottom	
Tiiese shoes can only bo got by
leaving vour older with
P.   W. WARD
Shoemaker - Sandon
Visits Sandon, Trout Lake
Ferguson and Garrard regularly.
Head Office: KASLO, B.C.
16. W. Wibbomon
Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead, each,$1.00
Gold-Silver..il 50 Silver-Lead. .$1 60
Zinc. ,|2 00 Gold Silver witirCoppcr 01
Lead.. 2.50.
Prompt attention given to nil samples.
25 per cent, discount upon live samples.
P.O. Drawer, 1108 Phone AC7
v Pacific
Improved Pacific
Coast Service.
Leave Nelson 7.30 daily
am ve, Vancouver 11.50 noon
S.S. Princess Victoria
arrive Victoria 6 p.m.
One night enjoute.
Connecting with
1% Princess Beatrice
Victoria. Seattle
Standard .sleeping car
Nelson, Slocan City.
Berths {jii.oo.      Can be occupied 9 p.m.
spply to local agents or write to
Vancouver Nelson, n
���JS the Headquarters for All
Mining Men in Silverton.
Furnished throughout in a
superb manner, it offers the
comforts of a home to tourists
visiting this charming .����� uminer
Excellent  Boating, Fislujig
and Hunting.
Good Sample Rooms.
A. BRUDER Local Ag nt.   Parcels lolt
Filbert Hotel reteivc prompt attentiq.i.
nity Hall,
Sanoon Xoc-ee,
No. 24.
K. of P.
Meets  every  AVednesda*
evening at 7.30 in Frater-
Yisiting Brethren  cordially
A. SlIILLANI), K Of li. & S.
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