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 Devoted to Advertising ther esource
of the rich Slocan
Mining Division. . .
Sent to any address
for $2.00 per arm.
If you see it in the
" Review,"   it's   so.
No. 3.   Vol. I.
SANDON, British Columbia, Thursday, Sept. 13. 1906.
Shot Dead by His
F01 email.
Victim Was Bob Mcintosh
New Denver Gossip.
From Our Own ilo-respondent,
Wni. Hunter and Geo. Eairburn returned to Silverton on Monday from a
trip tip tin- coast. They wire Investigating the possibilities of the Portland
t 'anal. They gay the j,,,|,j does not run
up hill tbpre either,
��� ***-fr*******4"M'+*+*H**+'K***;
��� .Hocal ano General
rifkeil up by Butting in Kverywhere.     <.
���********+**���**#�����+�����**���+<���**������'���!��� ���i-
No. .1. anil  lhe sheriff drawing: to a
bobtail flush.
A tram is being built to connect lhe
Vancouver mine with the Wakefield
mill A. Wallace Ihih gone from here
in build the terminal**. This property
is proviag a bonanza,
.-11II1 !_���
nut another caflbad of
ilium for the winter,
Seward Gateway, Alaska. ������ John
Bailey, foreman for Col. Swanitz, shot
and mortally wounded Hob Mcintosh, a
suli-1'oreman, with a .".Oxliii Wlnchestei
on a railroad grade at Low River, 16
miles from .Valdez, and Is now in jail
at Valdez awaiting trial under an Indictment in the U.S. district court
charging him with murder in the first
degree. The fatal shot was tired at a
distance of only a few feefand perie-
traieiljthe victim's"neck, death resulting in a] few minutes.
Bailey had been drunk the night before the murder, but was sober when
he tired the shot, an act which from
the account brought to Seward appears
to have been deliberate. Associates
on the railroad .say it was due to jealousy of Mcintosh on Bailey's part.
The latter was regarded as Incompetent by the men, with whom Mcintosh
was popular, and it is supposed that
Hailey hated his subordinate because
he feared the latter might get his
The evening the killing took place
Bailey went into the kitchen and ordered the flunky to give him a revolver.
He also compelled the flunky to give
him .some cartridges under a threat to
assault him. Then Bailey saw the
Wind ester in a canvas sack and proceeded to cut olf the sack and walk
away with tho Winchester. Just outside he met timekeeper Shattuck,
whom he also disliked. He demanded
of the timekeeper:
"Shattuck, do you value your life ? "
Shattuck was paralyzed with astonishment and did hot answer. Bailey
"If you do, get to hell out of here as
quick as God will let you ! "
Shattuck turned and entered the
house, ivont 0,1 through and started to
run out of the other end. At the same
time Bailey walked around on the oul-
Bide. The flunky saw, him and made
tracks for Sht'ety. Bailey then went
to another b lilding where Mcintosh
was and called tin* latter oi't. As
Mcintosh sti iiped out of the door
Bailey fired ai d the ball cut through
the victim's neck, indicting a fatal
rpn I     1 .       -i-i-i. ...   I    It's good  lo gee the advertising the
10|    A tram is heino limit  o. nnnnnpi ti���> I ", h
Slocan is now gelling in our exchanges.
Many culogiliniH have arrived through
(lie mails, hut we are slill wearing llit*
same size hats. Several of the coast
papers are ami   publishing  special  dis-
E, Shannon is In town from the patches from their "Own Sandon Cor-
Xr-epewa, on   Ten-Mile.    He   intends  respondent," which we recognize as our
e product. Great paste and scissors men
those   coast  guys!      It   advertises  i>iii\
...   ..    ,,   .,      .   . ,       ,     i rich seeiiiin,  however, and we are more
H.   V.   Raillcv   is   in   town   for a .low   ,, ...    ,
,,     .    , '   .        ,      ,,., .       ,        than gratified,
-lavs.    lie.   in  leasing   the   While   .->lur|
near the .Meteor on Springer oryck* and j    1'"ra"k O'Neill is a glutton let* work
la  wearing  a  smile of pleasure.    He   ,,p  nnB ''"�����'   *f,(l l'����'1 of tunnelling
struck siune good ore in the bottom of  thiB summer on the Chicago, and  has
his tunnel, and is going  luck  in a few   K"' Bome excellent showing--,
dais to continue work,
new   pnoto p<
All local views.
The hank staff have at last retired
from the unequal conflict with the
porki.es, and returned from their camp
on the hike shore up at Trout (.'reel;.
Casualties have not been fully reported
Nelson  has  thp reputation of being *>-:--i*-^*-:-��:--f-*-i-*S*-t--^-*-^**-5-*f**J>-��.-*.-e--*.***-:
the most  hospitable  city in the West.   %   .-,.    .        ' _ *'
Didn't   the boat club  recently spend %   THOlCtf ailO  *XOttllllCltC.
sf400   in   entertaining    visiting  clubs,   f ,.    hry-rAY X
among   whom   were   Victoria,   B.C. ? j i- %
But   the  entente  eordinle   part of the
Single Copies 10c.
That men should  he anxious to
on  a  Sunday   was a   new  one   i
I   Kivrince.
11   his
business was lopsided, evidently, for
on the recent vi.'j*t of the Nelson
cricketers to the Capital City, Fred
Starkey nnd his merry men were, to
say the least, treated most inhospitably
by the Victoria Cricket Club.    'Twas
By jay-jay.
Had the hoys around town known
what a treat ��as in store for iheni last
Monday night at the City Hall, we feel
positive .1 more representative gathering Would luive greeted  the Rev. J, G.
# ���#
' cold, frigid Victoria which allowed the
boys from the Lake City to dine at a
down town restaurant all on their
Usual Presbyterian services in the
City Hull on Sunday next conducted by
the Rev. Brown;
' Shea re
[    So   lhe   Light  Blues   put  it all over
See thoTnew   photo postcards ai the | Harvard University In   the recent con-
Iriig Btorc
visit on
as yet.
fir. (ioiinn favored us with
Tuesday and look away a   nice string of
fish, the victims of his artful wiles.
Our lacrosse enthusiasts are busy
chasing the rubber these balmy days,
They think- that when Nelson and
Oranbrook get through playing that
"great game " in the papers, that they
will take a lour and sliow them all how
10 do ii.
ThoJ'roit that "did not visi' Nelson "
did not do any harm here either, and
our ranchers and market gardeners Sit
getting ready it choice display tosend to
the Nelson Fair. They are all prizewinners, tori, Fred Kelly is .-ending an
exhibit of amateur photos to add the
Hushing touches.
All the married men in town were
going around lately with long faces ami
downcast mien. The luvslei'V was e.\-
plaineil when wesaw thai Mrs, Williams
had received her full hats.
for Arrowhead
expects to hit
gone   to  Nelson  to I don, $3.30.
t03t on the Thames; veritably a
triumph of mind over matter. Its a
marvel what Manitoba No. 1 Hard and
B.C. canned soekeye will do even for
Charlie Lienor, left
on Monday, where he
the milky way.   -   -
Geo.   King  has
take in the Fair.
1). F. Mooney left yesterday for a
trip to see the old folks at Charlleton,
Jim Wood has now got a crown grant
on local meat trade. Jim isn't very
proficient with the axe just yet, but if
he makes a .superfluity of trimmings
at the start, he can easily run them
through a sewing machine and make
a respectable looking joint. I
New York. Sept. 12.-Silver, 07l-4c;
copper, IS 6-lflC( electrolytic copper
stock, 18 3-lc to lycj lead $5,76,
London,   Septr  12.- -Silver  31
lead, jfio 3s 9d; zinc1, ��27 10s.
who, by tie way, is one of the
orators who ever struck camp.
As will he seen elsewhere, the rev. gentleman is a heavy-weight of the Lord's
Hay Alliance whose efforts were responsible fot* the recent
" Sunday   Observance "   which   comes
Into force on March 1st, 1007.    We had
the greatest of pleasure in following lhe
able speaker in   his  oratorical (lights;
to us  his only assailable  weakness
pearing   to   he    his   lack   of    data
corning   the   western    miner   and
original and matter-of-fact method
"Old Man" Simpson,  of the Cran-
brook  Herald,  doled us out a  sugar-
coated pill with a vengeance this week.
We apologise for being on the earth and
all that sort of thing, but must say dial
so  far  the people  of  Sandon   and   the
Slocan   have  treated   us   white,   very
white.     Friend  Fred  is advising us to
do just what   he didn't  do,  !������ wit, quit
Craubrook   when   it   badly   needed  a
champion; and in this we  are  at  least
equal, for " A wilful man  will have his
enactment of a town way.''   Our fie profundi.?  will not
be chaiited just yet.    We shall keep our
beak  to the  grindstone,  and  In  a few j
years,   who  knows?  we  might get the
Liberal  Organizer's   job,  or' be   Chief
Commissioner  of   Lands ,aud    Work.-.
Till then��� Ail-man.
How Sunday Kill
Was Passed.
REV,  J.   il.   SHEARER of LORD'S
a p.
For this event th" Canadian Pacini
Railway will place,  in effect   from  Calgary,   Midway,  Pentieioii intermediate I overcome
and all Kootenay points single fare ex-  may as w
ctu-sion rates  for tho round trip.   Sell- j to the t'aei that
ing dates Sept. 18 18-20.   Good for re-
iniagine  its our desire ti
hort-arm jolt  to    the   who!
Fcniiicnt Qiicrles Were Put
is through
one object
for our only ho[6 is that by ventilating
some difficulties  they   will  he met and
The  law   is passed, and we
II reconcile ourselves at once
the cheese is off " with
t unnecessary Sunday labor at the end of
tuen till Sept. :J4tii.     Rate   from San- j April,     Now   the   rev.  gentleman was
i irrepressible in his flow of rhetoric, hut
his similes of eastern and western wavs
BRITISH   COLUMBIA   PROVINCIAL I ���.ln  ljp   passC(i f0,.gIvlngiy   by  reason i
of his   unfamiliarity   with   the   latter,
ibovo  event  the Canadian   He quoted an eminent  Italian scientist, !
Railway  are quoting  very low ' whose life had beei
round trip exeursioi
.evoted to the study
rates,  same being 0f tlie genus man, and one of his de-
on sale -opt. 8*1, to Oct.  Snd, good for duetions went something like this   A
return   passage  until Oct   fith.     Rate man   begins his day's   labor   Monday
rom Sandon Is |16.l��     Daily through  morning in a normal conditio, ���|  Hl
sleepers, are being operated from Arrow- the end of that day  lie has lost  let us
head.   For berth reservations on Colum- Bay, a foot of vitality, which  he regains
A big crowd of people from the Sil-| ����"-^W^"1^' ^ to ��-��'i���g his sleep plus al
er City will be viewing the big pump
(.'has.   Nelson   has  some of tlu
photo   postcards   you   ever   saw-
local views and taken liy himself.
Denver, Three Forks, Sandon, view
Slocan Lake, all are executed well.
agents,   or   write
fi.P.A., Nelson, B.C.
Mems. from Slocan City
Friini Oiip Own I'orresriona'eiit
The owners  of the group of claims
on   Twelve   Mile,   of which the Happy
Medium   is   one,    are  applying  for  a
crown grant.
Eighteen inches of good ore in sight
at Paul Haiick's claim,  t! 3  Hattiilton
fraction, near the Ottnw i, and III sacks
of ore which assay very high.
The Kaslo and Slocan Railway will
issue excursion tickets at one fare the
round trip ($8.80) "" September 18, 19
and 20 for Nelson Fair, to return not
later than September 24th. Children
five and under 12 will be ticketed half
(he adult rates.
kins al Kaslo.
Mr. and Mrs. McAllister left for
Ottawa oi] Wednesday.
We're up against the labor problem
pretty had. Men wanted al several of
lhe mines and not one available.
Messrs, Doring and McGuire are taking a lease on the Red Fox in
McGuigun basin. This is an old shipper, three cars being extracted last
year. The property is owned by Messrs
tie thing, Henderson and Aylard.
Instalment one of the winter series
moved in this week. Hoary frost and
lots of it around Sandon on Tuesday
morning. ! " KonteiieUn "
��� ,. ".I.  ,1.  Atherton  produced the  firs!
Who says there s no ft rouse tlu, year.'] l)|ini|)(M. f)f ,h(, <.slocfln.M*nin   Roview-..
log hags are as -plentiful  as u.-w sub-  g(lndoM.R novv ,���,���.,, ,Rst wl,���k.     ��� ,��� ,,
"l''      '8' i bright, newsy sheet,  and   is  a credit to
Mrs. Herb has opened a fruit store tli
at Silverton*.
���p plus ubout two inches.
The same thing happens Tuesday, Wed.
nesday, and every day during the working week. On Sunday lie rests, with
the result that all his lost inches
restored and he starts the week
Our local medico  when  hi
his morning's work, Has but
deal j in life, anil that, to. make a mine of the
jYa-Ya. After lunch every day he hies
to his surgery at breakneck speed and
there dons his-" expert's uniform." lie
has about ten minutes to do the quick
change act and catch the K.&S. train.
His feelings may be imagined the other
day when he was coming down three
stairs at a time, to find a man in his
consulting room nursing a bandaged
finger. This is the extent of the examination;
Doc; Wasserniafter?   Cut?
.Man (holding out linger): Bite. '
Hoc.: Dog ?
Man: Cat.
Dot*.: (io  home  anil poultice it.
long.    (He just caught the train.)
Second day patient appeto - no.,- hi
Man holding out linger.
Doc.: Hotter ?
Man : Worse.
Hoc. : Go home ami poultice ii  ug:
so long.    (He misses (he train ,,.;���. ;
Third dav (man noldii
fioe.: Better?
Man : Absolutely.
fioe. : Sensible fellow.    Gorid Daj
Man : 1 want to say that ���
They'll he quarrying ore in the Silvery Slocan when Gabriel toots his
What  the Editors Say.
Mr.   and   Mrs.   Martin    Lovall   and
A young   ,, an  named Ford grabbed Slighter went on Monday to  Spokane.
Bailey from behind, threw him   to the w),el.0 tney w||] ,��� futtlre reside,
ground  and disarmed  him.     He   was
taken to V.,1,1, z and placed in jail and Miss Win,,i" McMillan, who has been
the grand jurj indicted him as soon as aiiHlst!l,lt at tl,e "l,st offlco 1,ere for
the coroner's inquest over Mcintosh I *"ne ""��'��� ��" Satm-.lay resigned her
w    v ij j position,   and   accompanied   by   Mrs.
BohMcInto;:hwas a miner, and was Mafon'  "*' thp  Hoval  Hotel,  went, to
for years a  well known  figure around!Nelson- Whereon   Sunday  evening she
hale fell,
end   has   Iliad"
on the commui
a profound
J was  united  in   marriage to Mr. Ollie
and  the  Slocan.    He was an
ow wi II met, and his untimely \ Covington, formerly  of Slocan.
II. Giegerieh was in town this week
to empty the cash register.
Two local s-ientistis took a bath in
gasoline al S.lverton the other day, in
mistake for wator.     What brand had | Lovall  to John Pir
they been hilling
and   Mrs.   Covington  will
home in Greenwood.
On Friday evening a farewell Ball
was given to Miss McMillan and the
Lovall family.
Notice is posted of  the traiisfei-ance
of  lhe  liiiuor  license  held  by Martin
That's all very well, with due respeel
to the dago philosopher, hut how will it
act with a man in a high altitude mining camp? Why, something like this; !
He will pound steel till bedtime, then
he recoups in bed plus two inches, and
I so on until Sunday morning is reached
when he and his colleagues have to find
12 inches apiece of lost vitality. We
know the miner, and are therefore
practical, and those who-know anything
at all about it will hear us out. Shut
off from the outside world, thousands of
feet above the level of the sea, hemmed
in by an insurmountable wall of snow,
he will be compelled to pass 34 to !I6
hours in a noisome, stinking, rancid
atmosphere caused by steaming clothes,
etc. and for the want of something
more attractive " Satan linds iiiiscliie, " I
in which "Hit trie again," " Busted.''
and ���' Ace in the hole" will predominate. He hasn't been used to tie I
���' luxury " of a Sunday off in an isolated i
cabin high up some rugged peak before,)
and so he hits the hoozerino which has
been cached for the occasion. Then,
you bet, he rapidly regains his lost 12
inches, and ere long he's a hunch to the
front,���but what of tin
very sparse assembly the Rev. J.
ti.  Shearer  made  bis  how  on Monday
night   last   at  the  City Hall.    The lecturer is the secretary of  the Lord's Day
AlHance who was before the Dominion
House of ('ominous the  last   session in
connection  with  the   new  " Dominion
Lord's Day Act," which is now law and
will come into force on .March 1st next,
The rev. gentleman first of all gave a
concise explanation as to why the movement   was  started.       He    pointed   out
thai there were 150,000 wage-earners in
the   Dominion   who through   the greed
or  selfishness   of  their employers were
robbed  of  their Inheritance���a Sunday
rest.   These  included  railroads,  street,
ear corporations,   transportation outfits,
steamship and   mining companies, and
a hundred and one others.    The forcing
of the Dill to n   successful   issue was the
direct  result  of   unity.    Petitions from
labor  organizations,  friendly   societies
ind all Christian denominations-poured
iso  fast into   the   Commons praying for
j : the Act ihai eventually the House sat
up   and    wondered.        Members   were
compelled to give ear lo the clanjorings
oiistitnents,  and the   outcome
Hill   passed   the  first reading
lukewarm opposition.     It
Ii   lhe   various   stages with
n,se   lhe   arguments ill   its
favor were so irrefutable that opponents
put   Up  a   flimsy   light.    The principal
opposition   came   at    the   last   moment
striking  tribute  Wi   the progress ��� from  the   railw
and prospects of  the   Nicola   district   is, Senate.    With,
found  In the announcement   that    Mr
M. L. Grimmett,  the  well-k .      	
lour,    hut    the   ammunition
la,   and   will   in j Alliance was dry
Grimmett is  pared for these tactics,  they  used
g I advantage.
  it. The rev. gentleman   was proud to say
. , - ..1, ., i        I the hill passed, hut  iii certain quarters
Notesfrom Whitewater. |,1(,sti|itv ���, ,t
���in linger),    ,'
(Catches lhe train on the fly.)
of their i
was   I he
with   hut
went   thru
eveness   h,
a nice
���' A
��� Week " gives our worth;
iltle 'spiel this week :
,���   corporations   in  the
nsiimniate finesse they
I a system of lobbying and hoped
til  and I to deal a kiioc{c out blow nt the eleventh
highly  respected  barrister of Sandon, iliniir,    but    the   ammunition   of   the
mice was <\vw and as they
has   removed   to   Nir
future practise there.    Mr
a man who can he trusted
were pre*
it to
tie morning '.
J, A. Anderson, druggist, has
chased Mr. Pinchbeck's stock of i
and confectionery.
Notice is  I -rehy given that:!() days
after  date   I  Intend to apply to  the;
Chief    Commissioner   of   Lands   and I
Works for  n  special license to cut and |
carry away timber   from the following
described land  : Commencing at a post
marked   D.   McL's   north-east   corner,
post, planted nt about  15 chains riorth
of Cooper ere !< and about 8 miles from
its mouth in  '.Vest  Kootenay district,   tl-e.v will visit relativ
thence  south   80  chains,   thence west '
81)   chains,    tiience   north   80   chains,
thence east 80 chains   to  point of commencement. I). McLACHLAN.
Sept (i, 1900.
Mrs. McKiniioii; wife of Captain
McKinuon, of the s.s. Slocan, who has
been visiting Mrs. Robt, Allen, left on
Tuesday for her home in Nelson.
Mr. nhd Mrs.   Alex Rogers  left this
week for  Ontario  and  Quebec, where
Mr, Rogers
i will look for a new location.
|    A subscription in hand is worth two
will, .in push.
" I'hoenix iMnnter."
Jack   Jones,   a   well-known   Slocan I    ��'Sandon_ now* has the best  weekly
prospector,   is   now   working for   the| ��er  published  in  that  burg,  not  ex*
,,       , , ,������   ,    , u, .,    cepllug  the boom limes oi   On.   It isi
Conrad company at Windy Arm,   Writ-!     ,  ,8 ,     ��� ,,,      " ,
,,,.,,. ,,      , ,,   ..   ,     called   lhe  Slocan   Mining Review, and
ing to an old till,cum  he says they en-   ,   ,   . , .     , ,  ,.   ,  ,
, .      ���, ,   , .���,,        ,  ,. ���,,   .1. ,1. Al herlun   is  the power behind the;
counterodice 75 below tne-surface and . .   ,  .'     . ,,
,, mil   ���,    mi     ,   .   ,   i   . i i iM'ii.    lhe piper is being given a good y
they are istill in it.    They have to haul. ��� '   ' ,,b*      .-, h.
,,.,.,      ,     ., suppoi I. and shows evidence of being of
their Umber .r> miles. i .        . , .    , .
I great   benefit   to   that   section  of   lhe
Old-timer  P.. P. Little is now man-  Koptenays."
aging a coal concern at Nicola, i " Fwnie Free Prean,"  '
Silverton business  men   report   that      "J. J. Atherton, who has had charge,.
a change has Rot In the belter.     Three "f ""' '-'���'"����� ���"���k'' ilinine Review, has
stores are now running and the hotels commenced tho publication* at Sandon     __
are kept busy.     At   New   Denver   the  o�� Mie-SlnoanMl.rting  Review,   the first *"*
merchants   nre   all  reporting an   im- C0PV of which has come to hand.    The;    His vital energy, yards and yards of
provernent. nnd at Throe Forks things Review   is   a  bright,  breezily  written' it, is "down among the dead men," and
are humming.     We're the best mascot  sheet  and ought   to assist in dispelling'he is no more lit to pound  rock  than a
the Slocan ever had.    Feed the mascot!' *"������'' ��' ,hp industrial dullness which of | parson is to saw wood.
I late years has settled over the Slocan.
Gillie McLeod was in this week froin|
The Irre'.reHsil'le nowery,
...       ..,     ,       . ���  L ...       Taking  it   for granted that (lie mines
"Joe Atherton  is   a   printer  with I    ...   ,       , .?
, .      .. .    .       ., .   will closedown, there is another   nius
considerable nerve.     Just as the meat;..        .. , . ,   . J
,      . . . , . .   ���       tice to the men which is opportune to
shop is moving out he moves into San- , ,.,.,.. .
, ,    ,    ,     .,     ....      .,  a,        i mention, and one which wi    have to he
don   and  stalls   the  thirteenth Slocan ��� ,    ,.    ...       , .       .
-,. .   ,   . ..    ... dealt with.   Ai some of our mines it  s
paiier.    There may be luck in odd num-  ,, . ,  ,    ,   .,
u , ., .   ,   ,     ,        , ,,   .        t.     'he custom  to deduct $1   per dav from
hers, nnd it is to he  hoped that on thei .., , ,,    .       , '     ,  ,-
,.' . .       the men s wages lor hoard.     If the
top of twelve   journalistic  graves Joe! ���
may build a paper that will blow some
life  into   what   was at  one time the
most   typlftal   mining camp  that ever
nestled   in  the  hills of silvery Slocan.
together; Joe is no relation to Ed. Atherton. Ed
[From liar Own Correspondent-.]
Thos. Hawes  is still pegging away ill
his lease in No. !) tunnel of  the Whitewater mine, and hopes to strike the ore
in the upraise in a few sets of timber.
Il is rumored that   the Jackson mine
will be running again this winter.
Great sport is being had with the rod.
Our local anglers are making hig catches
of mountain trout.
ie McLeod was in this week from
his lumber yard out Edmonton way.
He visited the Mountain Con, and expressed himself as well pleased with
everything at the mine.
; UOCSIl l eat at
- man
every meal the deduction
is made nevertheless, If a miner comes
to town on a Sunday for devotion or
div.irshon as the case may he, his hoard
bill is running al the mine ami he has
to dig for his meals at the hotel or restaurant. In plain language, a theft is
lieing perpetrated on the Wi.lfl
Notice is hereby glvert that 80 days
after date I intend to apply lo liie
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a special license to cut and
carry away timber from the following
described lands : Commencing at n post
marked D. ftieL's north-east corner
post, planted at about 8 chains north
of Cooper ci iek, and about 7 miles
from its mouth, in West Kootenay dis-
tri t, thence south 80 chains, thence
west 80 chain.:, thence north 80 chains,
thence east 8o chains to point of commencement. D. McLACHLAN.
Sept. (i, 190 I.
after   date
hereby given that 80 day
1   intend   to  apply to the
Notice is hereby given that M0 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works Cor a special license to cut and
carry away timber from the following
described lands: Commencing at a post
marked A.J.'s north-east corner post,
planted at about I! miles north of
Cooper creek and about 10 miles from
its mouth in West Koolena.v district,
thence .south 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains to point of commencement. A. JACOP.SON,
Sept. (i, 1908. per D. McLachlan
If you want your friends back east
lo have a glimpse of this elhercal
country, send them some photo postcards of local scenery. Charlie Nelson
sells them.
Supl. I.ahrash lias made a good j oh
In repairing the wharf at Silverton,
Pore   Jeannotte    scraped
enough spare time this week to harvest; is still in Sandon  cashing  cheques and
his spud crop at Silverton. ! talking about  the  days   when Watson
The R. G. Dun detective agency have! was the greatest city on Bear Lake."
requested us to forward our financial "Thonunagari." **
assay. Too busy sawing wood for J "The Slocan Mining Review is the; Thero are a dozen other matters which
lengthy details, but we're away high latest addition to the newspapers of i *vi" nave '" '"' adjusted before March
in country rock just at present.    Pro-! the Province.    It is  published at San- > l!)t' al"' we  wi" (l" anything in   our
don and edited by J. J. Atherton, and! DOwel'to "ssist ""'lo0ttl organization in
j ameliorating the existing conditions as
! applied to the miner under the new Act
"Crnnbrook Herald," : ������       ������ ���
"Our friend John J, Atherton has
shown his courage by reviving the ele-
fuiict Slocan Mining Review. At the
present time there is no call for a newspaper al Sandon, and no man on earth
can made a good living there in the
newspaper business, and any man engaged in that  business  is entitled to a
Messrs. II. Newenmhe, .1. Nicholson
and J. Swccn.y are just about through
development work on their lease at the
Whitewater mine, and are about to extract ore.
Mr. (i. E. McCready, station agent at
Sandon, paid his mother a flying visit
here on Sunday.
K. i*i S. bridge foreman Shea is repairing bridges ill lhe neighborhood.
Mr. J, Mahoney arrived home from
the coast Sunday morning. He intends
to resume operations on his Whitewater
Mr. McLaren, of the Rawhide mine
of the Uoiimlnry, is paying Mr. Robert
.Mitchell ai Hear Lake a-visit.
Septeniher III was pay day at the
Whitewater and Whitewater Deep
mines. Mr. Retalluck ilislHbutcd 1*3,000
among the men he has employed.
.Mrs. F. C. Niven Is in town visiting
Foreman J,  J, Street  of  the  Whitewater mine,   is  moving   his  family
from Kaslo on October 1st.
spective subscribers please note.
Power's pack train is bringing down | is �� credit to the profession
a  car of  ore  from  the Colonial.    A.
Coplen   called   at   the   Review   office
a few days  ago and  confirmed our report as to the quantity of ore on sight.
Another car  of   the  rich Mountain
Con  ore will   soon  be ready for
��� slup-
The Emerald, which is owned by the
Earl syndicate and now being worked
under lease by Jardilio llros.. is looking
extremely good.
Mrs. M. A. Wright,  postmistress, has
I" offset lhe I been under the weather  the  past week
effect the new Act will  have upon men i with neuralgia.     She has resumed duty
wtio, while pining lor one day's rest a
week,    would     plug    steadily    along
than  suffer the
Something must he done
Chief Commissioner of Lands and *2,fter�� ��e .
Works for a special license to cut. and j C,h|p,f ^CommiS!
carry away timber from the following
described lan.'<: Commencing at a post
marked D. Mcl/a south-east corner
post, planted about. 10 chains northeast  of  Norl'i   Fork of Cooper creek,
Notice is hereby given that 3(1 days
intend to apply to the
issioner of Lands and
Works for a special license lo cut nnd
carry away limber from the following
described lands : Commencing at a post,
marked A.W.'s south-west corner post,
planted at a point about 10 chains north
and about, one mile from said creek in of thp Ulll,k ��-. ��'"������ alj"ut r' miles up
West Kootenay district, thence west stream from the mouth of Cooper
80 chains, thence north 80 chains, i el'ee; !�� wf'rf[ Kootenay district, thence
thence east 80 chains, thence soiltll 80 north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,
chains to poinl of commencement; I thence south so  chains, thence west SO
D McLACHLAN     /chains to point.oi commencement.
Sept. 6, 1900, I    SePl- o. li,uti- A- WALLACE.
Rob McTaggart came up from New
Denver a few days ago with a piece of
steel in one of his eyes. Dr. Gomm
removed the offending morsel.
Jake Kelson has received a consignment of watches and alarm clocks
which are strictly O.K.
We always said the " Kootenaian "
title was too much of a tong-no-twister.
Why, they spelled-it wrong themselves
in last week's sheet. " Its a wise
child thai knows its own father."
J. A. Whiltaker, of the Crey Copper,
was  in   this  week   looking over   the,
! good living. And then it is too much
| of a burden on the business men, and
no paper should be published under
those circumstances.* (See footnote).
In the second place Atherton is
too good a newspaper man to waste
his time on half a living when
he can in the right place make
more than a living. But If Jhe will doit,
all we can say is that we wish him
success and hope that conditions will
change so that Sandon and the whole
Slocan will come into its own.
the full seven rather
conditions we mention. We have heen
assured that the Lord's Day Alliance,
who are responsible for the new order of
things, will grapple with the difficulty,
and this is as it should be, for the coming state of affairs will confer an hardship on men when nothing hu
kindness was meant.
at t
concent!':, les
111   tons of
shipment, and they are still -running on
zinc ore. A car of high-grade  galena is
also   sacked at  the   Deep.     There is a
crew of It) men at the Whitewater.
was   very pronounced.
It had heen claimed that a deadlv blow
was aimed al liberty, but he denied the
reproach. He then went on to scientifically demonstrate that the human
system demanded a day 61 rest, and the
points told with the audience. lie also
dwolt oil the spiritual view of lhe mailer. After making the Act more clearly understood he said he would he
pleased to elucidate any clause which
might haven direct local bearing.
Rev. llroivn: How will lhe S-hour
law be affected by lhe new Act ?
Ans.: It won't be affected at all,v
because the Act nullities all labor on
the Lord's Day, with the exception of
acts of mercy and those avocations of
continual processes, such as smelters,
etc.    Slump mills must close down.
Mr. (.1. T. Moir asked if trains leaving
a point an hour before midnight could
proceed to their destination. He also
wanted to know if a railway which advertised through connection could run
its local train on schedule time on a
Sunday, when the Act came in force.
Ans. : Passenger trains might proceed,
but lu start a freight train at such an
hour would he an evasion of the Act. As
far as a local passenger train making
through connection was concerned, legal
opinion is being had.
.1. .I. Atherton : Will lhe Lord's Hay
Alliance do anything for the men ill
high altitude mining camps who would
rather work oil Sunday than loaf in an
Isolated, unattractive hunk-house '.'
Ans. : It is something new for me to
learn that some miners prefer working
on a Sunday. If the conditions are,
however, as you state, it would be a
matter for the local executive to go into,
and a strong effort made to brighten the
lives of the men on the day of rest.
The local executive were then elected,
and after a vole of thanks to the lecturer had been carried, the meeting
isgrove announces
are going |,, Hi,,
fair   must   linve
Our " Dontcherknow  Choppli
human j been camping; out  this   week
I elusive chicken.
* Wouldn't that jar you ?
* * Power's team is hauling up air
a  great improvement there is  and supplies to the Jackson mine,
in the " Kootenaian " these days,    She
was" enlarged last week to e-oolumn'
folio, and she certainly is O.K.    Keep
the  Pot abilin', 'Brer Joe,  and
Power to your elbow
you're drifting on
ft paystreak which will pan 100 cents on
I and a bunch of good tailings for your
Cr. side.
T. J. Pearson returned to Whitewater
this week, lie will work at the Deep
mine.   Joe Pattinson has also gone up.
Mrs. Shea left for her home in Kaslo
this week.
Mr. Ronald Vlck is moving up to the
Manager Rohl. II. C
thai  exhibitors  who
for '' Spokane    Interstate
every article in their exhibit in place,
With everything cleaned up and in
apple-pic order by noon of Monday,
Septeniher 24th, If they do not, their
exhibits will be excluded from the.,
grounds. This is absolutely necessary
and the order is imperative because of
the great preparations which are being
made this year to make the opening
night one of the biggest, if not the
biggest event of the fair.
WANTED.���We want a good live
representative at each of the following
towns who will send along all the news
of their district to us every Iweek :
Silverton, Rosebery and Three Forks.
Liberal commission to the right parties.   Write to the " Review," Sundon. SLOCAN MINING REVIEW, SANDON, B.C.
Her Sister's
Author of "A Woman'* Vengeance," ������Which Loved Him
Best," "Between Two Loves," "Fairy Gold," Etc.
Marthe had never had an Intimate
friend to whom she could confide her
girlish secrets; her school-mates hay-
ins been nothing more than companions. Tills may explain why she had
early begun to keep a diary. She loved
to analyze her thoughts and sentiments, and confided all to her journal
with absolute sincerity. This she called
tho examination of the heart. Often,
when the rest of the household was
hurled in profound slumber. Marthe
unlocked her secretary aud took out
a hook which no eyes but hers ever
perused. Carefully stowed in another
compartment, were several similar
volumes, containing a faithful record
of all the thoughts and Incidents of
earlier years. Sometimes she opened
one at random, and discovered long-
forgotten events which, at the time,
had seemed of supreme importance;
enthusiasms that had quickly died
out, childish griefs that provoked a
smile, beginnings of romances which
had never gone beyond the first chapter, declarations and opinions of
eighteen which now made her blush.
But she preserved them all; for she
thus learned to know herself and be
Indulgent to those who, in their turn,
matured slowly, displaying Intolerance, violence, thoughtlessness. Just
as the fruits are bitter and acid before
ripening���she also learned to be
patient with herself and not despair
when she found herself giving away
to pride and intolerance.
One night, when her sister had fallen into the deep slumber of a child
weary with play, Marthe took out her
diary and resumed her writing.
"Tuesday, June 30.���And the last
date is June 16, the day on which,
after a sleepless night spent In prayer
and struggles, I resolved to receive
Edmee and welcome her as a sister.
"Nothing since. It Is not indolence,
neither is It the gay life we have led
for the past week, that has prevented
me from writing; it is rather that I
did not clearly read within my own
heart, or, perhaps, that I would not.
"When that child entered my life, I
was thinking of making a radical
change in it. I was beginning to whisper to myself, very low and timidly; 'I
love.' The pride, which made me
silent and cold to Robert, that made
me assume the defensive the moment
his mother tried to speak of him, was
insensibly melting away, and I was
happy! I feared I was not loved as Intensely as I wished to be loved, that
Robert would marry me because the
union seemed desirable In the eyes of
our families and of the world. Since
a few months, this fear was sweetly,
deliciously, fading away. In Paris we
met very often. When Robert entered
our little boudoir, his eyes sparkled,
and there was a smile on his lips. This
seemed to say that he was happy to
be at my side. He never posed as a
lover, but we both knew that we had
been destined to each other for many
years; and we conversed freely, like
comrades and devoted, almost affectionate, friends. If I admired a book,
a play, or a painting, It always happened that he also was very enthusiastic
over It. His work Interested me, aad I
was of some 2'ttle service^ to him by
reading and making notes of certain
German works that treated of the subject on which he is writing. 'What a
delight It is to work with you, Marthe,'
be observed one day. 'I see better
through your eyes than through my
own!' And suddenly there arose a
vision of another existence; a united,
happy, perhaps somewhat serious life,
but full of tenderness and sweetness.
That day, he held my hand In his a
little longer than usual, and I made no
attempt to withdraw it. We are such
old friends, almost brother and sister.
Ah! there it is���fraternal affection is
a very sweet thing, but It does not
suffice; at least, It would not satisfy
"And sinee that moment I feel that
I love him, that I love hint with all
the strength and passion of my nature.
I try to hide my feelings; and that
fear, the fear of loving more than I am
loved, makes me cold, distant and constrained. And yet���
"His mother must have repeated our
conversation to him. Yesterday, for
the first time since his return, we were
alone for an instant. After breakfast,
at Edmee's request, we went out to
choose a favorable spot for lawn tennis. The young officer, George Bert-
rand, whom, I must admit, I half dislike, had gone off with my sister and
the rest, while Robert and I remained
on the lawn.
"'Marthe,' he said, suddenly, In a
rolce that grated harshly on my ears,
and with a look of determination In his
eyes, 'it is unworthy of us to remain
In thiB false position. We meet and act
as if���as If there existed no understanding between us. And yvt, we are
to be married some day, are we not?'
"I felt chilled���but why? What demon makes me so cold when my heart
Is overflowing? Was it, perhaps, that I
missed a certain vibration in his voice,
a something that would have cried out
louder than his words; 'Do you not
���ee that I love you!'
"Before replying I turned away to
pluck a rose, and, without even a
tremor In my voice, said:
" 'No, Robert; I will have no engagement. Let us remain as we are.
At the end of the summer, we shall
either part good friends or marry. Until then, let us be free, absolutely free.
And if then one of us can say: "I do
not love you as I should," let us promise each other to feel nothing but
gratitude; for the greatest disloyalty
would be to marry without love.'
"Robert gazed at me for a long time
In silence. He seemed to be searching
In my face for something that was not
there; Just as a few moments before I
had listened to his voice, trying to discover a tremor I did not hear. I felt
like marble, so great was my effort to
dominate my feelings. For at that moment it almost seemed a disloyalty to
let him see how much I loved him.
Then, with a sigh of discouragement
or impatience, I know not which, he
turned away and said, in an Injured
" 'I admire your calmness and good
sense. Remain free. As for me, until
you say clearly: "I do not love you,"
I Bhall consider myself as your fiance.'
"'No, no; that would be unjust!' I
"I trembled with emotion and my
Voice sounded strangely even to nur
own ears. He, peraaps, gav mat my
calmness was only assumed,   for   he
" 'As you please, Marthe.'
" 'But no one muBt suspect���'
" 'No one shall suspect. Besides,' he
added, with a tinge of bitterness, 'it
would be difficult for anyone to believe   us   anything   more   than   old
friends, from your   attitude   towards
This was a strange betrothal. It
seemed rather a struggle between two
strong wills. And yet, in spite of all,
I am happy. It also seems to me that,
since our explanation, Robert is more
at ease. This man, whose youth has
been spent In study, has always
been wanting in gaiety, and now he
seems to be making up for lost time,
taking an absolute holiday, and enjoying himself like a school-boy. His
mother is radiant. I am happy in the
Joyous atmosphere that surrounds us.
and feel rejuvenated. I am filled wl-'.h
a strong Impulse to sing, to run, (o
commit a thousand follies. I scarcely
recognize my old self; and Aunt Relie,
seeing me so happy, almost forgives
Edmee, for she attributes this sudden
change to the arrival of my little sister.
"And Indeed, Edmee Is partly the
cause of It. Her budding youth fills
the air with joy, and upsets the tranquility of the somnolent old chateau.
She must have noise, bustle and
change; hers Is not a contemplative
nature, and her enthusiasm for the
country would soon die out if it presented nothing but the cares of a poultry yard, the work in the field or garden. She has nothing of the peasant,
but the life of a chatelaine suits her
perfectly. Mme. d'Ancel, like all the
rest, fell In love with her at once, and
together they have planned excursions
to Trouvllle, to the forest of Touques,
dances, and I know not what else.
Robert often Invites his friends from
the neighboring watering places, and
all those young men go straight to my
little sister, like butterflies to the sunlight. That something which attracts,
that mysterious gift, which is independent of beauty, that particular charm
of the universally adored woman���in
a word, that something which Is wanting In me���she possesses to a degree
that Is almost alarming. The peasants
who bow respectfully to me turn to
look after her; even animals feel this
curious magnetism, the birds do not
fly away at her approach, the dogs beg
for her caresses. Everywhere, and to
everybody, she is a sovereign, a beloved and adored being. I do not know
If she is fully conscious of her power;
but she Is certainly happy and enjoys
It like a veritable child. If, by chance,
she is tempted to abuse her power���
as sometimes happens with Captain
Bertrand���and I attempt to remonstrate with her, she throws herself In
my arms and promises to be better in
the future. She is one of those penitents who, thanks to a past confession
and sure of a future absolution, continues to sin with perfect impunity, believing herself almost authorized.
"But she is so childish, so affectionate, so grateful for the love I shower
upon her, and so caressing withal, that
I can not help forgiving her. 'Caressing,' sneered Aunt Relie, the other day,
'yes. indeed, but so Is my cat when she
wants something.' Notwithstanding
this severity, however, Aunt Relie is
oiso b��wltibe<? hv the charms of this
magician. I do not think Edmee endowed with extraordinary intelligence,
and doubt If ever the great problems
of right or wrong, of the immortality
of the soul, or even of the social questions have ever troubled her sleep. But
In worldly matters she is very shrewd.
Then she wants to be loved by all and
forever, and she has a thousand ways
of attaining her ends. In Aunt Relie
she at once discovered an artist who,
in default of pencils and paints, achieves marvels with her needle. Edmee may, perhaps, know how to hem
a handkerchief���which I doubt���but
she requested my aunt with imperturbable gravity to initiate her into the
mysteries of that delicate and complicated embroidery of which she makes
draperies, entire pieces of furniture,
exquisite things, so beautiful that we
dare not use them. The enthusiastic
young novice even prevailed upon her
to let her see the old vestments and
church ornaments obtained at great
expense from a curiosity shop. 'Only,'
she cautioned Edmee, "you must not
tell M. le Cure; he so naively admires
all I do, if he only suspected!' And tbe
little hypocrite answered, gravely:
'Oh! that would be betraying the professional secret, since I aspire to become your pupil!' Aunt Relie has a
peculiar way of sniffling when she
doubts anything; she sniffled noisily
as she muttered: 'That little hypocrite
Is laughing at me.' But the little 'hypocrite' spent a whole hour trying to
learn a stitch while she chattered on
very sensibly. I was making a pretense
of reading during this scene and could
scarcely keep a straight face. My aunt's
severity melted before my eyes. That
hour of patience achieved more for
the 'Intruder'���as Aunt Relie still calls
her���than all her demonstrations of affection. It Is true that when the hour
was up Edmee folded her work and
put It away In a pretty little work-
basbet���which naturally Is seldom used
���and said, sweetly: 'Come, Marthe,
let us take a run in the park; my good
behavior is still In Its tender Infancy
and must be treated gently.' Aunt Relie shrugged her shoulders, but looked
at her pupil with a smile full of maternal Indulgence. A little more, and she,
too, will be conquered!"
Nature had apparently destined
Robert d'Ancel for a life of gaiety and
idleness. He was the only ion of a
widow; free, handsome, the possessor
of a rich estate, and nothing drove
him to grave studies or great ambitions. Happily for him, at the age when
young men usually dissipate, he felt
attracted toward Intellectual pursuits.
As a pupil of the Ecole des Cbartres'
he had early distinguished himself
among his classmates by displaying a
wonderful talent as historian; and,
while still young, he had conceived
the idea of a work, to be entitled:
"History of the dukes of Savoy In the
seventeenth and eighteenth centuries."
This undertaking required Innumerable researches, years of work and
travel, and would hare proved beyond
the reach of less favored Individuals.
Notwithstanding these advantages,
Wiws-w. 1�� iiad attained, tho .am of
then, you have the whole season before
you to decide."
"'I prefer to decide at once. Once my
word given, I would look neither to tbe
right nor ti��'' the^left; but those half
engagements wbjbh are really no engagement���" p - ft
"Will disturb'your studies, wi)l tti
not?" said the mother, with a smll*}.-*
"It may have been that, but there
was also another reason. In evljkine/
Marthe's image, Robert always saw*lt
iccompanied by another. The two inseparable sisters formed a striking*
xmtrast; the one tall, slender, with
beautiful deep, grave eyes; the other;
small, dazzling, with sunshine, dimples and exquisite colorings, whose
jvery glance attracted; whose every
smile enchanted and bewitched. And
he was not sure that he listened to the
jrave voice rather than to the pearly
iaugh; that his gaze followed the dignified, stately figure, rather than the
ilmpled, childish face. This resulted
In an uneasiness be rufused to define;
almost a remorse that he would not
And he regretted, more and more
each day, not to have bound himself
by lover's vows to the woman he still
desired to marry.
Not only was he free from vows, but
no one seemed to suspect that a closer
Intimacy than in the past existed between them; not even Aunt Relie, who
had renounced her fruitless remonstrances, and almost resigned herself
to the idea that Marthe would remain
single. Robert visited the chateau
more frequently than in the past, but
Edmee's presence and the gay parties
daily gathered there explained this
change. Moreover, the young man declared that, having overworked him-
Belf during the winter, he intended to
take an absolute vacation, to live an
out-door life; to swim, to ride, to
dance and commit a thousand follies,
and somehow or other the chateau was
always directly on his way.
He was often accompanied by his
old comrade, Captain Bertrand. Though
of diametrically opposite characters,
they had always been intimate friends
at college; their very difference of
temperament producing an attraction
they could not resist. George Bertrand
had early announced his intention of
entering the military school, and affected great contempt for "bookworms." He was naturally of violent
temper, and somewhat brutal, believing physical force the supreme argument in all disputes. But Robert having
repeatedly proved that he did not excel
in moral reasonings only, the young
officer conceived a certain respect for
this bookworm," who possessed powerful muscles and knew how to use
them, too.
Under this apparent intimacy, however, the old friction was often felt,
less openly than la their college days,
perhaps, but deeper and more seriously. Military life had developed the
captain's brutality, and he often boasted of the fear he inspired in the men
under his command, regretting that
the practice of torturing them was net
permitted as in other places, claiming
that an army is really strong only
when the soldiers are reduced to automatons.
One day he related before the two
sisters how be had tortured a rebellious soldier, never losing sight of him,
always discovering him In fault, overwhelming him with abuse, punishments, humiliations; in fact, treating
him like a brute. Then, suddenly, the
brute rebelled again; the soljler disappeared and was inscribed as a deserter.
"It was a good riddance," he concluded, "for his example had a bad
effect on the rest."
"And, thanks to you, there Is one
man's life ruined," cried Marthe, indignantly. "I do not congratulate you
on the fact, Captain."
"The .cockle must be nlucked .from
shirty'and the' ffirat chapter of lifS work
was still unwritten. Notes accumulated, his sphere of studies widened, but
the result seemed far from encouraging. He had, nevertheless, abstracted
a few amusing details from this mass
of documents, and given them to the
world through the Revue Historlque,
and the articles had been well received. This first success made him infinitely happy. He had dominated a
small subject, he would one day triumph over a great one. He would be
a great historian In the true sense of
the word, and, though hts vast undertaking arose, before htm more and)
more formidable every day, he would
conquer It. Victory was still far away,
no doubt, but it would come; he could
be patient, since he felt his strength.
This secret interior struggle, which
had absorbed all his thoughts and
energy, made him taciturn, and, as the
years passed away, more silent and
reserved. He loved his mother tenderly, but he could not Initiate her
into his ambitions, dreams and doubts
ef himself, for she would have suffered
without understanding.
What she certainly could not understand was the life of seclusion led by
this big boy of hers, who could be gay
and even boisterous when the occasion
presented itself.
Naturally Mme. d'Ancel was anxious
to see him marry; and Marthe Levasseur, in her eyes, and in the eyes of
the world in general, was the ideal
wife for a serious man like her son.
For several years Robert refused to
hear of marriage. Then, each time he
met Marthe, he became more interested In her, and finally admitted that.
In fact, she did not resemble ordinary
young girls, who were usually greedy
of amusements, luxury and change.
The attraction he had felt for her
visibly increased during that winter In
Paris, and the young man sincerely
believed himself in love with his
charming neighbor, and began to look
forward to a life of Sweet happiness,
spent beside this Intellectual and
somewhat grave woman.
When his mother, a little frightened
at the initiative she had taken, timidly
related the conversation that had
taken place between Marthe and herself, Robert remained silent for a moment, then, kneeling before her, he
clasped her in his arms and said:
"Then it would make you happy to
have a daughter as well as a son?"
"So happy, my Robert."
"I can well understand It, my dear
mother, for I am continually buried In
my dusty documents, and becoming
very unsociable."
"But I don't want you to marry for
me, my son. If you love Marthe, marry
her; but If you do not love her, It
would be a cruel error for herself, as
well as for you."
"What a sentimental mother you
are," he laughed. "I love Marthe very
much, and believe I have always felt
a great affection for her. But, is It a
passion? I believe not. After all, perhaps I am incapable of feeling that
passion. If Marthe becomes my wife-
there, as I say It, an Ineffable sweet-
aess Invades my heart, and who knows?
it may be love���if she becomes my
wife, I swear that she shall be happy
and I shall be contented. Does that
suffice you?"
"It suffices me, hut It will not satisfy her. Marthe has seen her mother
suffer, and children have a wonderful I
(acuity of understanding griefs.   But,'
the grain, Maacmoiseue. Buna ooe-
dience is the soldier's first duty, and
an Indispensable quality."
"It also seems to me .that other qualities besides severity are indispensable
In an officer, "^retorted the girl, with
flushed cheek*-.
Edmee had listened In silence. The
young officer,'with his cold gray eyes,
attracted her' stangely. She considered Marthe ver'T" "severe ffi~her judgment, and admired the captain for his
bantering replies, as if, in fact, feminine appreciation in such matters could
not be treated sefloUsly. It pleased her
and flattered her, vanity to think that
this man, who was feared by his soldiers, who was capable of violence,
even Injustice, could be so gentle and
submissive to her, for the captain was
her slave, that she could not doubt. He
was ever at her side, showering a thousand little delicate attentions on her,
flushing; with joy or turning pale with
fear, according to her cold or gracious
treatment of htm. Tills amused the little coquette greatly. Marthe's remonstrances were of no avail, and for the
first time she realized that beings,
weak and malleable in appearance,
often possess a power of resistance,
an elastic obstinacy, that nothing can
overcome. Reasoning is powerless with
such natures. "Since it amuses me,"
was Edmee's only reply. The entire
universe and all its inhabitants were,
in her opinion, created for Mile. Edmee Levasseur's sole pleasure because
she was so pretty, charming and exquisite.
Besides, she was so loving and caressing that Marthe soon ceased her
homilies. After all, Captain Bertrand
could take care of himself, and all she
asked was that Edmee should not
marry him. Marry him? Oh, no. indeed. Become the wife of an officer
and be dragged from garrison to garrison, to hear of nothing but drilling
or the promotion of a favored comrade!
���No, never. Besides, to be called Mme.
Bertrand, she who loved only pretty
names with���and the foolish child
stopped confused, and blushed.
"You are a preacher in petticoats!"
cried Edmee, as Marthe attempted to
renew her expostulations. "But, my
dear sister, you might as well resign
yourself to it. I shall never be perfect,
read serious books, nor become a 'remarkable woman.' Oh! you need not
frown; the whole world, myself included, recognizes that you are remarkable. Mme. d'Ancel never utters
your name without proclaiming your
merits, her studious son entertains
you with the progress of his works^-
what an honor!���but how tiresome It
must be! No one ever dreams 01 talking to me about anything but bathing,
dancing or other gay. pretty and delicious things. I am nothing but a spoiled, petted child���although I am shrewd
enough, I assure you���a weak being,
who must be treated with sweet tenderness, who must be eternally fed on
bon-bons, who must be adorned and
perpetually smiling, whose mission in
this world is to be pretty and allow
herself to be protected. If you think
I do not see and understand, you are
mistaken. I am not the doll they think
me. I know very well what I want and
what I am doing. I have a will, too, I
assure you!"
As she went on she became more
and more excited; her cheeks flushed
and her eyes sparkled.
"What is all this about, my little
Edmee?" said Marthe, quietly. "You
are what you are���that Is, simply adorable!"
Even the most violent emotions
were of short duration In Edmee. She
hurst % o a laugh, and crept into her
sister's arms with so much caressing
affection, that Marthe was quite touched.
"Then you truly love me, Marthe?"
she murmured.
"I love you blindly. Until now my
heart has remained closed, but it has
opened for you���you whom I repulsed
at first! I love you as a sister���almost
as a mother. I want you to be happy
and good; good above all. There is
nothing I would not do to make you
"Nothing?" whispered the younger
Edmee was silent for a moment;
then, with a serious expression, she
"Listen to me, Marthe; It seems to
me that I am robbing you. You believe
me better, more affectionate, more
worthy of being loved than I really am.
I have tried more than once to make
you understand that I have many
faults, but you will not believe me. I
have no wish to deceive you, for you
are ten thousand times better than I."
"I ove me. Edmee: it is all I ask."
"Ah! as for that!���"
And a tender kiss terminated the
(To be Continued.)
SENT AID TO iMt j/M-a.
Canada's Contribution to the Japanese
Famine Fund.
Canada's contribution to the Japanese famine relief fund reached the
splendid total of nearly (70,000. The
following sums passed through the
hands of Hon. T. Nosse, the Japanese
Consul-General at Ottawa:
Through Th Halifax Herald, Halifax,
N. 6., $12,364.45.
Through The Toronto Star, Toronto,
Through subscribers to The Christian
Guardian, Toronto, $6,900.
Through the Ontario Sunday School
Association, Toronto,  $2,510.32.
Through the Ottawa Committee Japanese Famine Fund, Ottawa, $2,035.34.
Through the Montreal Board of Trade
Montreal, $1,766.23.
Through the Presbyterian churches In
Canada, Toronto, $959.10.
Through The Charlottetown Guardian,
P. B. I., $577.11.
Lake of the Woods Milling Co., Limited, Montreal, $(00.
Through the Mayor of Oxford, N. S.,
From the townspeople of Woodstock,
N. B., $150.
From various sources, $482.02.
Total, $40,030.67.
The Dominion Parliament contributed flour to the value of $25,000.
In addition to the foregoing amounts
$1,000, the first subscribed by the peo- i
pie of Nova Scotia, through Tho Halifax Herald, was sent to Toklo to the
British Ambassador, and by him handed to the Japanese Central Relief Committee. >
Over $4,000 was contributed by both
Japanese and Canadians in British Columbia, and forwarded by the consul at
Vancouver, Mr. Morlkawa,
Strange   Places  Where   Famous  Works
of Art Hava Been  Discovered.
The recent discovery of a valuable
Corresglo In the mountain home of a
Moroccan bandit furnishes the latest
example of the romantic vicissitudes of
old masters, many of which are at least
as strange as fiction, says London Tit-
If pictures had tongues what curious
stories of wandering and adventure
some of them could tell! Take, .for
'ns'ancp. that magnificent picture '
union, a canvas sixteen reel long ano
seven feet high, representing the entombment of Christ, which was lost for
centuries, only to come to light In a
church In the heart of Mexico; or that
portrait of Nell Gwynne, by Sir Peter
Lely, which was ��� discovered not long
ago by a doctor In a Birmingham slum.
Take, too, Raphael's famous Massacre
of the Innocents," which was found, after generations of disappearance, In the
cottage of a poor widow at Como. Piece
by piece It was possible, with much difficulty, to reconstruct some of the history of this treasure of art, aind a
strange story it is. At one time It belonged to the celebrated Cardinal Yp-
pollto d'Este, Arlesto's patron, from
whose hands It passed into those of
another cardinal, Lulgt d'Este. At his
death a priest of Regglo became its
owner for the ridiculous sum of a
sovereign; and he, after refusing thrice
this sum for It, presented It to the Duke
Alfonzo d'Este, who in turn gave It to
the Princess Margherita Gonzaga, his
When the princess died the picture
passed to the Duke of Urblno, and
from that stage of its history nothing
more was heard of It until 1658, when
the Duke d'Este employed a Franciscan monk to find It at any cost. For
five years the monk sought everywhere
in vain, and at the end of the time he
reported to the duke that "after having traveled all over Italy on his quest
and employing every means, both spiritual and mental, he was farced to
abandon the hopeless task," and now,
two and a half centuries later, the long
lost picture has come thus strangely
to light.
A few years ago one of Albert Dur-
er's masterpieces was discovered, dust
smothered and despised, among the
lumber in a granary near Ceurtral. The
farmer���a woman���took it into her head
one day to clear the granary of its "rubbish," and for a few coppers she was
glad to get the son of the local coach
painter te remove it all, including the
"dirty piece of painted wood." Thf
painting was cleaned and submitted to
an expert, who recognized it as a Durer
which had been stolen from the National Museum of Munich many years
Among some old canvasses which
were knocked down for the equivalent
���f a few shillings at an auction sale al
Rome to Herr Hnnterspergh, a Tyro-
lese restorer of old pictures, was a very
Inferior picture ot flowers which was
practically worthless. The canvas, however, attracted the attention of an art
connoisseur, who suspected that there
might be another painting beneath the
surface presentment of flowers, and by
skillfully removing the layers of paint
he revealed an exquisite work of Cor-
regglo, which he later sold te Lord
Bristol for ��1,500.
Lard Crewe has among his art treasures a valuable canvas, of which the
following romantic story Is told: Many
years ago one of his ancestors had a
picture painted of his son and daughter, the former, who was very young,
being presented as a Cupid. In Later
years, when the son had grown to man-
hood, he quarreled with his father, and,
by way of revenge, cut the Cupid out
ef the canvas. For a century nothing
was seen of tbe portion of the picture
thus removed, when It fell Into the
hands of a dealer, who restored It to
the then head of the bouse.
A similar mutilation was practiced
on a valuable painting, "The Field of
the Cloth of Gold," the property of
Charles X. When Cromwell negotiated
with a Continental dealer for the sale
of the royal pictures It was found
that the head of Henry VIII. was miss.
Ing from this canvas, which thus escaped the fate of Its fellows. When
the Second Charles came to the throne
the missing part was restored by a
great nobleman, who had adopted this
Ingenious method of preventing the
picture from going out of the country.
Is Recognized
How It is Promptly Relieved and Thoroughly
Cured by
Dr.   Chase's   Ointment.
There are many kind< of eczema,
but all have suoh symptoms as redness of the skin, with a yellow tinge,
heat and inflammation, swelling, discharge of watery matter and the
forum ton of a crust.
The most constant and troublesome feature is the itching and biirn-
mg which varies from that which is
simply annoying to that which is positively unendurable.
Then there is the tendency for eczema to Become chronio and spreud to
other parts of the body.
Persistent treatment iH always necessary, but you can depend on it that
T)r. Chase's Ointment will cure you.
Relief will'come after the first few
applications, nnd the heuling process
will he gradual and natural.
It is duo to its remarkable irecord
In the cure of eczoma that Dr. Chasefs
Ointment has become known the world
over. For every form of itching
skin disease or skin irritation it
is of incalculable worth.
Mrs.    Joseph    Briekman,      Gilbert
Plains, Man., writes:���"I have used
Dr. Chase's Ointtment with good success. For fifteen years I was troubled
uMli itching burning skin disease and
tried many remedies all to no avail,
until I used Dr. Chase's Ointment.
This preparation gave immediate and
lasting relief and I would not he without it for anything as it is worth its
weight in gold "
Air. John dimming, Coalfields,
Sask., writes:���"I was troubled for
some time with disfiguring blotches
on the face and though I tried many
remedies both internally and externally could not get rid of them. A
friend of mine recommended Dr.
Chase's Ointment and this preparation
acted almost like magic in my case
After using it for somo time the
blotches entirely disappeared and my
skin was left soilt and smooth."
Mothers use Dr. Chase's Ointment
for the chafing and skin troubles ol
their haliies in preference to unsanitary pore-clogging powders; (il) cents
a box, at all dealers, or Edmanson,
Bates & Comtpany, Toronto.
Hare  Them  of  Robber,  Oilcloth   mr
Waterproof Material.
One of those housekeeping geniuses
who manage to do their work with the
least labor has borrowed an idea In
aprons from her son, an amateur photographer.
He spoiled his clothes with the evil
smelling chemicals in which amateur
photographers revel until in a burst of
Inspiration it occurred to him to tie a
piece of waterproof goods around his
waist during his developing work.
His clothes were spared and hit
mother furnished with an idea.
She gradually banished from the
kitchen wardrobe all the checks, denim
and ticking aprons in which she bad
hitherto taken pride.
She replaced them with smaller number of oilcloth and waterproof aprons,
long skirted, bibbed, sleeved and pocketed.
In these no form of kitchen work, no
matter bow "moist and unpleasant,"
could spoil or stain the dress beneath.
When the aprons were soiled no elaborate washing and Ironing were necessary. They were as easily cleaned at
a child's slate with a sponge and dry
cloth. The maid of all work was also
furnished with them, and beneath them
she could wear a clean muslin apron
and thus be ready to answer tbe doorbell at a second's notice by the simple
process of slipping off the upper covering.���New York Press.
"I won't attempt to deny it, sir." said
the man whom the attorney was badgering with a severe cross examination. "It is a fact that I was punished ouce for contempt of court."
"Ah, you were! Now, sir, will yon
please tell the Jury all about It?"
"Yes, sir. When I was a little shaver
my mother once used a large slipper
on me for yelling through the keyhole
into the parlor where a young man was
sparking my sister. That Is the whole
story, gentlemen."���Chicago TrlbURs.
Gareia's Singing Lessen.
Stories ef Manuel Garcia, the famous
centenarian musician, who died a few
days ago in London, are In order. An
indomitable will power gave him great
ascendancy over each pupil; his science
and cleverness enabled him to know at
once if he had to deal with a pupil of
promise or not, and unlikely aspirants
were not allowed to waste his time
aad theirs. An acquaintance describes
a typical Incident: "I remember a notable case In point. A very rich woman
offered the master any price If he
would only teach her daughter. He refused, knowing well he could never obtain serious work from her; but, as
the mother persisted, he hit upon a
compromise. He asked the women to
be present during a lesson, and he undertook, if the girl still wished to learn
singing after hearing it taught, to
teach her. The lesson began. Tha pupil, who seemed to the listeners an already finished singer, had to repeat
passage after passage of the most difficult exercises before the master was
satisfied; he insisted upon the minutest
attention to every detail of execution.
Mother and daughter exchanged horrified glances and looked on pityingly.
The lesson finished, the master bowed
the women out, and, In passing the
pupil, the young girl whispered to her,
"It would kill me!" Senor Garcia, returning from the door, said contentedly: "They will not come again. Thank
you, mon enfant; you sang weU.'*
Bismarck ForsraTe.
Bismarck could forgive, but be
wished to do it after proper solicitation. At tbe beginning of the Danish
war Field Marshal Wrangel, who was
at the head of the Prussian troops, was
exceedingly anuoyed at one point to
be telegraphed not to advance farther,
and he returned a message telling
King William that "these diplomatists
who spoil the most successful operations deserve the gallows." After that
Bismarck Ignored bim completely, nnd
one day they met at the king's table,
where It was especially awkward to
preserve a coldness. Wrangel called
everybody "du," and presently he
turned to Bismarck, who was seated
next him, and said, "My son, cunst
thou not forget?" "No," was the curt
reply. After a pause Wrangel began
again, "My son, canst thou not forgive?" "With all my heart," said Bismarck, and the breach was healed.
Where It Belonged.
New Bookkeeper (to employer)���How
shall I enter up the 15,000 that your
old bookkeeper ran away with���profit
or loss?
Employer���No, charge It to running
expenses��� Fllegende Blatter.       ,
Tests Which Will Aid Yon la Malt.
Ins; Your Selection.
Many women buy their gloves carelessly. They do not examine the glove
and later find to their sorrow that tho
glove that seemed pretty and effective
off the hand Is badly made and of poor
"In selecting a pair of gloves," said a
(love saleswoman, "the best plan Is to
test the kid by stretching It. Take the
side seams between the thumbs and
fingers and pull. If the kid is soft and
pliable, the pores small, even and not
specially noticeable and the glove Immediately takes on its original shape,
it gives evidence of not only being
elastic and therefore full of new life,
but of being of a fairly good quality.
The heavy walking gloves can be tried
In the same way, out as sure a test as
any is In smelling them, and if there
is a rather fragrant odor like that of
Russian leather, they, too, should be all
right. The stitching in the seams
should all be carefully examined to see
that It Is perfect and that there are
none sewed so close to tbe edges that
they will tear out. If well made tbey
should have a small gore between each
of the Angara " 	
Bow Would Yob I.Ike This natter?
Tbe Moor prepares butter In an
original way and gets a different taste
from tbe usual one. Fresh butter ("si-
blda," as be calls It), as known by us,
be despises and uses only for cooking.
It must be old if it Is to be liked. After
It has lain In a bole In tbe ground for
some years and has got a certain appearance it becomes a delicacy. To
make butter a goatskin is turned inside out It Is filled with milk, bound
tight and tied to a tree. There It Is
beaten backward and forward till the
butter is made. That is why you cannot get butter in Morocco without hairs
all through It. Tbe butter Is then laid
on pieces of wood and tbe maker goes
to sell it Possible buyers lift the
dirty cover, put in their fingers and
take out a taste and if the goods do
not please close it down again and tho
salesman pursues his way.
wnen the Canadian Parliament reassembles in November for its first
autumn sessions, It will be merely ���
reversion to the practice In existence
In England at the beginning of the
nineteenth century. Parliament then
sat late In the autumn, and took ���
liberal vacation at Christmas. Mr.
Broadhur-t over twenty years age,
once tried to persuade Mr. Gladstone
to divide the session Into two sittings
beginning the first week in March
and the third week in October respectively. Mr. Gladstone admitted thai
the schemj was warranted by prece
dent, and that a good deal of sympathy
had been privately expressed for thi
plan; but he was perfectly c ite'nt tc
leave the matter In the hands of thi
House. As the House proved too lazy
to meddle with the existing arrange-
mants, nothing came ot Mr. Broad
hurst's suggestion.
���ea-lble loi'snlloiu to Fallow Dar.
��� asr tha  Coming-  Hummer.
When the hot summer days are upon
������ aud it Is Impossible to change our
environment tbe best help toward keeping cool is to learn to adapt ourselves
to It But with all of us bablt is m
strong that few of up think of adapts,
tlon, and as a consequence we suffer
from a way of living which is suited
only to the cold winter months.
The cultivation of peace of mind Is
the first requisite. A cool bath taken
on rising Is the best tonic to prepare
one for the duj's labor and exposure.
A tepid, cool bath or a short hot bath
may be takeu in the evening, and if
greatly fatigued it Is one of the most
effective means of bringing refreshing
sleep. Another necessity to keeplnj
cool is not only In the exercise of body,
but In the matter of diet as well. All
bodily heat arises from the oxidation
or burning of the food we eat. So
when the temperature rises the body
needs lesii fuel. A warm weather
breakfast should be a very light meal.
As four-fifths of our food Is used for
fuel It Is easily seen that In summer
we need only a small quantity to supply vitality for bodily and mental
work. Tbe Ideal breakfast would be
whole wheat bread or zwiebncK, with
some wholesome ripe fruit, such as
strawberries, plums, melons or apples.
By giving ourselves the benefit of
our store of common sense many of
ns would go forth to the trials of ���
day In the heat prepared for It by a
diet conducive to health. How many
a man prepares for such a day with a
breakfast made up of grlddlecakes,
soda biscuit, fried eggs and bacon, sausages, Worcestershire sauce and strong
coffee! B7 noon he feels the heat to
���ucb an extent that he feels compelled
to drink large quantities of Ice water,
beer or other cooling beverages. Contrast the discomforts of such a one In
the temperate zone with a cooly working bareheaded In the direct rays of
the sun in a climate 20 degrees hotter
The cooly Is not uncoufortable because
he has adapted his diet to his environment. Any man who excites bis heart
and irritates his nerves by a diet of
flesh foods must expect to need all
���orts of artificial means to make bll
life bearable In tbe hot weather.
Th* Bird of Paradise.
The bird of paradise is found wild In
India and central Africa. It was so
called not on account of its beauty,
but from tbe fact that the earliest
dealers cut off tbe ugly feet and legs
of the living specimens and gave out
that tbe bird came from tbe other
world and did not alight In this, so It
had no need of feet.
Eskimo Doctors.
The head of an Kskimo family t.ves
his doctor a fee as soon as be comes.
If the patient recovers, it Is kept; If
not rt is re. urned
Teacher-Who knows what tripleta
���re? Touchers Pet���: kuow. Two
twins   and   one   left  over.
Idleness n-ullts so slowly that poverty has no trouble lo catching up with
Price and Iman-luatlon,
Housewives ure apt to Judge the
quality of groceries by the price pa.u
for them. As tin Illustration of tills n
grocer tells the following story: "1
hud two qualities cf Hour���one fine and
the other poor. Oue day 1 accidentally
sold one for the other. My customers,
who paid a high price for lhe poor
quality, said Unit It bad given eutlre
satisfaction, while those who hud received the fine dour for a low price
* .nipluined of It, aad a few returned it
is u-ut for use."
State of Ohio. City of Toledo,
Lucas County,
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that ha
Is senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Choncy A Co.. doing business in the city
of Toledo. County and State aforesaid,
and that said Arm will pay the sum of
every case of Catarrh that oannot be
cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Sworn to before me and subscribed In
my presence this 6th day of December,
A. D. 1886. A. W. GLEASON,
(Seal.) Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken internally
and acts directly on the blood and muc-
oui surfaces cf the system. Sen-* 'or
testimonials free.
F. J. CHENEY  A CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by all  Druggists, "V*.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation
The Cockney's Compliment.
A good story comes from tba - vicinity
of Gait.   A newly-arrived English Immigrant who was amazed at the splendid fields of ripening grain, remarked:
"Oh,  I say,  do  they  leave  things  out
like that in this country?   Lord bless
jrou. sir; If that field was at home, anc**
nobody watching It at night it would
be gathered up, dumped Into a a- and
sold at daybreak on tho nearrat msmka*
fact, alri- "���rrr*.
A State's Coat of Arms.
'The flag of the United States may
���ot be used for advertising purposes,
neither may the coats of arms of tbe
several states, according to a decision
of the court of appeals of the District
of Columbia on an appeal taken by
Calm, Belt & Co. of Baltimore from the
decision of the commissioner of patents refusing to register a trademark
containing the coat of arms of thf
state of Maryland. Tbe opinion' win
written by Justice McComaa.���Waab
Ingtou Star.
W   N   U   No.   601 7
Medical Research Has More Than
Kept Pace With the Demands
of the Age.
It is interesting, at a time when the
greatest medical association in tile
World is about to gather in Toronto, to
note some of the most recent advances
in the science of medicine, and acknowledge once more the great debt
humanity owes to the noblest of professions, says the Toronto Mail and
Empire. Medical research has more
than kept pace with the increasing
strain and worry of modern conditions,
and has made the average life longer
than in the quieter, soberer days of our
grandfathers. More than statesmen oi
philanthropists, the doctors must he
recognized as the chief benefactors of
the race.
Of all diseases that are common, cancer is the most dreadful, and at the
moment it is the most interesting to
the medical profession. Many have
been the alleged cures discovered,
wealthy have become the quackB who
profess to ileal; but among the leading
medical scientists who have devoted
themselves to its investigation none
has been able to report such progress
as Dr. Beard. Some of his results
were discussed in these columns a few
llays ago, anil tile hope held out that
his researches had been in part successful. But a day or two later the
London cables brought the news that
i)r Beard's trypsin had been abandoned by a leading liospit.nl. Shoulu
ithis prove true, Dr. Beard must at
least be credited with most important
discoveries, even should they not immediately result in a remedy for the
disease. Only a year ago another distinguished medical man, Dr. Doyen, of
Paris, had to acknowledge failure in
his efforts to cure cancer. Doctors
were not disappointed in the result,
for Doyen based his claims on a theory
of the disease that was at variance
with established conceptions. He insisted on regarding it as caused by
bacteria, and his failure to diagnose
and  cure Was complete.
Against this failure of medical science, or rather this postponed victory,
many notable triumphs may be set.
Tuberculosis is no longer the scourge
it was ten years ago. 1N0 new medicine
has been discovered that will conquer
at, beyond the surgeon's knife it lies,
and if year by year its ravages are less,
we may thank common sense as much
as doctors. Wood living, in a hygienic
tense of the expression, is the cure foi
consumption, and it almost ranks as a
'specific like iron, mercury and quinine.
To die of typhoid fever is becoming
more and more difficult, thanks to preventive measures. "For every fatal case
of typhoid," declared a great doctor re
eently, "some one ought, to be hanged
for criminal carelessness." Diphtheria
is another disease whose mortality has
/been greatly removed, thanks to anti
toxin. A few years ago it was as deadly as a plague.
Smallpox has been conquered by sanitation, and its most dreaded result-
disfigurement���has been banished by
Dr. Finsen's light cure. Appendicitis,
which, under the name of colic ana
obscure terms ending in "itis," has
been slaying its thousands for hundreds of years, is now at the mercy oi
the surgeons. How sure are the results
��f expert operation in this disease may
be judged from the fact that Sir Fred
erick Treves, the English surgeon whe.
recently retired, operated upon a
thousand private cases of appendicitis
and lost not one.
Pneumonia remains a growing menace, but the sleuth hounds of medical
research are on its trail, and sooner 01
later will deprive it of its terrors.
Rheumatism probably causes as much
buffering as all these diseases put to
ge;her, although it is a malady many
profess to cure. Nevertheless it persists
mysterious and universal. Medical mei
generally explain it as the result o.
bacteria in the system, but a minority
maintains that it is produced soleij
hnd directly through the operation o.
well known chemical laws, resulting
entirely from improper eating. Di.
Winters, a Cornell lecturer, takes thi.
ground, and insists that a vegetariai
and non-alcoholic diet is a sure pre
Vention and a sure cure for rheumat
ism. He declares positively that si
long as a person troubled with rheum
atism takes alcohol, it is impossible
for him to he cured.
Blood poisoning, which has become
much less common since Lord Lister :
great discovery was given to the world
finds another foe in formalin. In tlu
treatment of hip disease Dr. Lorenz hat
liown some marvelous results, altliougi
reports differ as to the success of hi:
treatment of the Armour child. Entei
log thus the domain of surgery we fine,
an art, scarcely 50 years old, already
brought to perfection. That future
surgeons will be able to di
ftiuch more than those living to-daj
may well he doubted. Into every par.
of the body the skilled operator nov,
thrusts his healing kniie���into tin
heart, and the brain. There remain!
but one small portion of the brail,
that may not be invaded, for here tin
wall between life and death is thinnei
and finer than any knife-blade.
Before juat such a gathering us Tor
onto is to witness have many unportan,
discoveries been announced for the firsi
time. It may he that before the mem
ibers of the association depart they wil
have grasped one more of the secrets o
life. The world of medicine awaits witl
the keenest interest the discussions fo.
���which the British medical assouiatioi
is famous.
If the labor can be secured, it is sail
that the Prince Albert-Fort Churchil,
line will be commenced this fall.
There were twenty-three deaths fron
dynamite explosions in the vicinity o
Kenora during the first six months ol
the  present year.
It Quiets
the Cough
This is one reason why Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral is so valuable in consumption. It stops
the wear and tear of useless
coughing. But it does more
���it controls the inflammation,
quiets the fever, soothes, and
heals.   Sold for 60 years.
�� Ayer'a Chen-- Pectoral tu barn s ratal**
Ufa prater-rer te mo. It brought me threa-h
a it-art attaea of pneumonia, ana I foal
that I uwamr Ufa to lit wonderful auraave
propartlee."- William H. Tbbitt, Wewa,
Had* by J. 0. Are- Co., Lowell,
also wuuiniMt-rere af
Hasten   recovery   fc
Andrew Carnegie once delivered a little homily to the pupils of a public
school in Washington, wherein he endeavored to demonstrate that the judgment of men is apt to be warped by
sentiment and feeling.
"In Scotland," asserted Mr. Carnegie,
"the people abominated hymns simply
because the Episcopalians used them.
The Presbyterians sang only the
Psalms of David. The Episcopalians
used stained glass in their church
windows, and for that reason the
Sjoteli looked upon stained glass as
something of  unholy .origin."
Continuing, Mr. Carnegie told a story
of a Presbyterian minister who had
heen bold enough to introduce this
hated ir novation. He was Bhowing it
in triumph to one of bis parishioners,
and    asked her how she liked it.
"Ay," it is handsome," said she, sadly, "but I prefer the gless just as God
made  it I"���Harper's  Weekly.
Suffer No More.���Thero are thousands who live miserable lives because
dyspepsia dulls the faculties and
shadows existence with a cloud of depression. On way to dispel the vapors
that besot the victims of this disorder
is to order them a course of Paimie-
lese's Vegetable Pills, which aro
among the tiest vegetable pills known,
being easy to take and are most effi-
ciacious in their action. A trial oi
them will prove) this
A record time for converting grain
into bread has heen established by a
Canadian farmer. Wheat which was
in the sheaf at 8 o'clock in the afternoon was made into scones before 0.
When operations began a wagon stood
n lhe; hum with about half a load of
grain in the sheaf. Beside it was a
thresher; connected with this was a
gasoline engine. The engine was started, the sheaves were fed into the
tlrinsher, and the grain was deposited
in a bin. The power was then transferred to the cleaner, and the work of
changing the 'newly threshed wheat
infto flour was quickly carried through
and the rest of the task wis easy.
Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.
"I could never understand," said the
solemn person, "what is the attraction
in autoing."
"Perhaps," replied the beginner, with
the bandaged head, "i'S the attraction
of   gravitation."���Philadelphia   Press.
A Recognized Regulator.���To bring
the digestive organs into symmetrical
working is the aim of physicians when
they fine' a patient suffering from
stomachic irregularities, and for this
purpose they can prescribe nothing
better than Parmlee's Vegetable
Pills, which wiU bo found a pleasant
medicine of surprising virtue in bringing the refractory organs into subjection and restoring them to normal action, in which condition only can they
perform their dutieB properly.
The C. P. R. has twenty thousand
cars and 621 engines in the west ready
to engage in removing the grain crop
from the fieltfe to the head of lake
There are prospects of a street railway strike in Hamilton.
Four barns were destroyed by lightning in North Oxford last week.
Cuban rebels have captured a city of
10,000 inhabitants after defeating the
rurales. The revolutionary movement  is  spreading  rapidly.
Perforated Indian Skull ��� Interesting
Word Paintings on Temagsmi Rocks.
Mr. David Boyle, superintendent of
the Provincial Museum, has Just returned to Toronto from Moore townshH*
In Lambton County. He found the report about the mammoth remains
-said to have been discovered there, to
be Incorrect. He could And no traces of
4uch an animal.
Mr. Boyle made some excavations In
tho Indian Reserve, however, and picked up some relics of value. The most
Interesting was a human skull perforated on the apex with a clean cut hole,
which must have been bored with solas
Instrument. There are a few other specimens of a similar description in tha
"These holes may have been bored In
the skulls before death," safe] Mr. Boyle.
'In which case they were no doubt
made to allow some evil spirit to escape, as fn the case of on* stricken
with apoplexy. But It Is quite possible
the holes were made after death, and
would then be made for the purpose
of hanging the skulls  up.
"The natives of Peru," he continued,
"had made considerable progress in
the art of surgery, and skulls have
been found showing clear evidence of
trepanning, the holes being made with
sharp pieces of flint."
Interesting- specimens of Indian
word painting were copied and
brought to the museum last week by
Mr. W. H. C. Phillips, who made a trio
to the Temagaml district for the purpose. There are two sets of paintings,
four specimens In each Bet. One was
found painted on tho rocks on the north
shore of Diamond Lake, the other at tha
routhern extremity of Lady Evelyn
They bear close resemblance to th*
paintings discovered on the rocks of
Lake Massanog, Addington County,
and published in Mr. Boyle's archaeological report for 1904-5. No one has
yet succeeded la deciphering- these Inscriptions.
aoton   recovery   by   keeping  tho
owols regular with   Ayor'a  Mllo.
The Son Not Burned Oat.
It has beeu stated by such authorities
as Kelvin, Kewcomb and Ball that tbe
future of the sun's uotivlty will bo
comparatively short���not more than 10,-
000,000 yeurs���nnd some have even suggested that the sun's activity already
shows signs of waning. So far is this
from being the case that only one-
fourth of our supply of energy has been
expended, and three-fourths are yet in
store for tbe future life of the planetary system. This opeus up to our contemplation a decidedly refreshing view
of the future and will give renewed
hope to all who believe that the end of
mundane progress is not yet in sight
Not only should the future possibilities
of scientific progress be vastly extended, hut there will In all probability be
the most ample time for the further development of the races of beings Inhabiting this planet. According to UiIh
view, the evolution of our earth Is still
in Its infancy, with the zenith of its
splendor far In tile future.���T, J. J. See
In Atlantic
Instead of exclaiming that now the
reform of English spelling is assured,
the people who have read of President
toosevelt's sudden adoption of the
Carnegie board's rules seem to be assailed by large doubts. The World
believes that he "threw the dictionaries
overboard" only to "justify the ignorant and careless who do not spell correctly, and put a premium on fostering
ecoehtricity." The Sun insis-s that
'"had the president been aware of the
practical consequence of his order, he
would have thought twice instead of
not at all before he issued it." Even
the Times, with is known friendliness
toward spelling reform, expresses serious doubts regarding executive precipitancy. The Tribune says nothing
at all. The whole thing is received in
much the same spirit as the accommodating action of certain Scandinavian novelists who have from time to
time allowed the language of reform
societies to spell and punctuate their
books for them. Even friendly critics
appear to think, as that pioneer phonetic speller, Artemus Ward, would have
said, "this iz two mulch."���New York
Evening Post.
She Tells How Dr. William's Pink
Pills Saved Hor Daughter.
Anaemia is thei doctor's name for
bloodlessnens. It is an ailment that
effects almost every girl in her teens.
Womanhood makes new demainds upon her blood supply that she cannot
meet. Month after month her
strength, her very life, are being
drained away. No food and no care
can do her any good. No comlmon
medicine can save her. She needs
new blood. New blood is the one
tiling���the only thing���that can make
a healthy woman of her. Dr. William's Pink Pills actually make new
blood. That is why they never fail
to cure anaemia. That is how they
save from an early grave scores ol
young girls whose health and strength
depend upon their blood supply. Mrs.
Anson Clark, Arden, Ont., says:���
"Dr. William's Pirrk Pills have been a
great blessing in my family as two of
my daughters have used them with
marked success. When my. eldest
daughter was about seventeen she began to fail in health. Her blood
seemed to have turned to water. She
was troubled with headaches and dizziness; the least exertion would cause
her heart to palpitate violently and
she could not walk up stairs without
stopping to rest. She doctored for upwards of a year, and the doctor said
3he did not have as much blood in her
body as an ordinarily healthy person
would have in one arm. The doctor's
treatment did not do her a particle
of good. She seemed slowly fading
away. Then she became afflicted
with salt rheum and her: hands were
almost raw. About this time a neighbor advised the use of Dr. i, illiara's
Pink Pills and she began taking them.
After using the pills for a felw weeks
we could see an improvement, her appetite began to improve and a trace
of color came to her cheeks. She
continued taking the pills until she
had used thirteen boxes when she was
as well and strong as ever, every trace
of both anaemia and salt rheum had
disappeared and she has since enjoyed
the best of health.Later on my youngest daughter aged fifteen began to
lose her health, but thanks to our experience with Dr. William'B Pink
Pills we knew where to look for a cure
and after using four boxes of pills
she was all right again. I have also
used1 the pills myself for nervous
troubles  with  complete  success.
Rich red blood is the secret of
health���Dr. William's Pink Pills is
the secret of rich red blood. They
actually make rich red blood, that is
why they cure anaemia, headaches
and backaches, indigestion, nervous1
prostration, heaift palpitation, neuralgia, rheumatism, sciatica, St. Vitus
Dance and the ailments that make
the lives of so many women and growing girls miserable. Sold by all
medicine dealers or by mail at 50
cents a box or six boxes for $2.50
from the Dr. William's Meelicine Co.,
Brockville, Ont.
The fact that leprosy exists in Buenos Ayres is not disputed, nor can it be
well denied in the face of official
statistics, which have for many months
registered on an average one fatal case
per month under this head. This social peril, as it is called, does not, in
consequence, strike one as being of any
moment. Those who are taking care
in matters of diet and hygiene have
nothing to apprehend from the disease.
However, if precautions are deemed
necessary, fish that is not above suspicion of its freshness should be avoided.���Buenos Ayres  Herald.
Some persons have periodical attacks of Canadian cholera, dysentery
or diarrhoea, and have to use great
precautions to avoid the disease.
Change of water, cooking, and green
fruit is sure to bring on the attacks.
To such persons we would recommend
Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cortlial
as being the heBt medicine in tho market for all summer complaints. If a
few drops are taken in water when
the symptoms are noticed no further
trouble will he oxperinced.
A convention of representatives from
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba
and Saskatchewan is being arranged to
meet in Calgary to consider the cattle
and dressed meat industry.
Mayor C. G. Malott, of Bloomington,
Ind., is at the head of a party of sixteen fellow-townsmen who have struck
north from Regina to take up a big
tract of land.
Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.
The salmon caught yearly in Scotland
weigli 2800 tons. Its prime value is
over $500 a ton.
Macleod and the C.P.R. have been at
loggerheads over the service, and the
company threatened to pull up thi
spur recently constructed.
Wolly Bear, the Indian who is at
present in jail awaiting his trial for the
Griswold murder, is still very weak
from the effects of wounds inflicted
upon himself.
As Far ���>  Up   Would  Go.
"What kind of work does your son
Josh excel iu?"
"I duimo," answered Farmer Cora-
tassel. "But I'm sure it's something ho
hns never had a chance to try yet."���
Washington Star.
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H. N. Oladstone, third son of the
late Right Hon. W. E. Oladstone, the
famous prime minister of the United
Kingdom, arrived in Montreal by the
steamer Virginian. Mr. Oladstone is
accompanied by a party of English
ladies and gentlemen, which includes
Sir .lolin Langman, Lady Langman, the
Misses Langman, and several other
persons of high social distinction. Mr.
Gladstone, in an interview at Montreal
stated that his visit was not concerned
with politics in any way, but he did
Want to dispel the absolutely erroneous impression that the Liberal party
was not interested in the Empire.
"We are going west," said Mr. Gladstone, "and when we come back we
will be most happy to give you our
Impressions of the country."
"By Medicine Life May Be Prolonged."���So wrote Shakespeare
nearly three hundred years ago. It
is so to-day. Medicine will prolong
life, hut bo sure of the qualities of the
medicine. Life is prolonged by keeping the body free from disease. Dr.
Thomas' Eclectric Oil used internally
will cure coughs and colds, eradicate
asthma, overcome ciroiip and give
strength to the respiratory organs,
(live it a trial.
"Carvus,  was that    operation    you
performed on  old Hunks successful P"
"Successful?    Yes;  singularly   so."
"Singularly P   Then  he's  recovering,
is ho?"���Chicago Tribune.
St. Isadore, P. Q., Aug.  18, 1904.
Minard's  Liniment Co.,  Limited.
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used MINARD'S LINIMENT and also
prescribe it for my patients, and J
consider it the best all-round Liniment extant.
Yours truly,
"It's awful for a young man to lose
d' good opportunity."
"Yes, because he doesn't do anything, all the rest of his life but lose
time talking about it."i���Philadelphia Ledger.
Senator Knox, at a recption in
Philadlphia, said of a certain speech:
"A good deal of meaning was subtly
compressed! in a very few words. It
was like a speech that a young girl
made to an aged millionaire.
"This aged man had proposed tc
the young girl, and she had accepted
his offer.
"A few days before the wedding the
old man, taking the hand of his pros
pective bride, said with tender earnestness :���
" 'Dear, do you love me for what
I am, or for what I wasP'*1
" 'I love you, dear friend,' she replied, 'for what you Will be.' "���
American Spectator
Worms derange the whole system.
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator
deranges worms and gives rest to th'
sufferer. It only costs 25 cents to try
it and be convinced.
The Rawe Sekoko of Bakhurusti,
cable address "Smith South Africa," is
a very polite letter writer. He has a
light, original touch, not perfectly lucid, perhaps, but all good style compels
attention. We quote his letter to Lord
Selborne:���"Congratulations with enthusiasm," he says, "will be glad to see
you face to face, myself, Rawe, and
some of my people, as we are children
and you are the mother of us all, and
we are all yours, under your government May God bless and   comfort
you as you have come to this. Concessions, hope God will help with Lady
Selborne and the son and enjoy yourself and all who are under you. May
education flourish and decate. Rainl
Rain I"���New York Tribune.
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
Last of the Aristocrats.
"The old French aristocracy dies with
me," cried the Princess de Valmont on
her deathbed. She was a bitter old
soul, who, born of a long line of un-
contaminated ancestors and married
to a noble of equally superfine strain,
had, through her husbund's death In
financial difficulties, to marry her Ave
children to "abominable persons" of
high character, but with the blight of
trade or Industry in their blood. Her
last years were made mournful to her
by this pitiful descent, and jus. before
her grandiose last utterance, looking
with a bitter smile at her oii'Mma and
grandchildren In tears round her deathbed, she broke silence in the following
terrible reflection: "We have here,"
counting on her fingers, "represents
Uvea of carriage making, wholesale
grocery, confectionery, coal mining and
the stock exchanges, and all grafted on
the old tree of the De Valmonts."
Evidence Against It.
"The Society Record printed some
very flattering notes about me yesterday," began Miss Vane.
"Yes," replied Miss Chellus, "but
wasn't It hateful of the editor to go and
spoil It all the way he did?"
"Spoil It! Why, he said I was a
beautiful belle of the younger set,
"Yes, and then he put your picture
right under It."���Catholic Standard and
To Scrap* ������ Acquaintance.
"To scrape an acquaintance" was
originated by the Emperor Hadrian.
Once when visiting the public bath ha
found an old veteran scraping himself
with a piece of broken crockery In lieu
of an iron or copper scraper. Hadrian
gave him a sum of money to provide
tbe necessary materials for a bath and
on his next visit to the institution
four? It full of veterans scraping themselves with potsherds. "Scrape away,
gentlemen, but you shall not scrape an
acquaintance with me," was Hadrian's
comment as ha went out
National Association Farmed to Pra-
mota Them In Cities.
A generation ago the environment of
tbe child was different from that now
to be found in large cities. Now a
third of the population is crowded into
the cities, and tbe narrow streets, lined
with towering buildings, have become
canyons where sunlight comes in glints
and where blasts of air laden with pestilential dust snotber and blind the
child amid the dangers from heavy
trucks, swiftly moving automobiles and
the rushing of trolley cars.
"The city fathers fain would save tbe
beauty of the city by more or less Infrequent patches of green," says Seth
Thayer Stewart in the prospectus of
the Playground Association of America,
of wbich Theodore Roosevelt is honorary president and Jacob Riis honorary
vice president, "but even these are coy-
ered with warnings of keep off tho
grass, and the city child, without the
possibilities of outdoor physical development, wonders whether tbe progress
of civilization is not conspiring with
the arm of the law to prevent the natural development of bis instinct for
play and love of nature, and even to
crush out the possibilities of child life
in larger cities."
The object of the Playground association Is to bring about the establishment and maintenance of playgrounds
in the larger cities where children and
young men may expend their physical
energy in a way that will be beneficial
to themselves. It believes that the
maintenance of playgrounds Is not a
matter of ornamental philanthropy, but
a part of the system of education of
the state necessary to the development
of tbe whole nature and not of tbe
mind only, and that It Is the duty of
the state to maintain such space, place
and opportunity in playgrounds and In
the curriculum of the schools for all
Its growing citizens.
"Believing," says the prospectus,
"that In a democracy the tide and tone
of life should be kept full and high
and that upon the physical well being
of Its people largely depends the well
being of the nation, that the stress and
strain of our industrial age, the artificial life of crowded centers and the
Isolation of the country tend to nervous disorder and breakdown, and believing that play is -Instinctive and
tends to develop tbe whole man and
the physical and moral qualities necessary to high character, thus maintaining the working power at Its best, the
Playground Association of America affirms the necessity for place, space and
opportunity In the open air in order to
Insure 'life and happiness.'"
Dr. Luther Gulick of New York city
is the active president of the association. New York has already spent
about $15,000,000 on small parks with
playgrounds, and tbe Seward park
recreation center. In the Ghetto, alone
cost il.800,000.���New York Tribune.
A Trick of Sonnd,
Why did Princess Ena of Battenberg
after her marriage to the king of Spain.
choose to be known as Queen Victoria?
A   writer   says:   "Her   grandmother
made Victoria a name of good omen,
but   Alexandria,   not   Victoria,   was
tbe first of the late British queen's
baptismal names and was abandoned
because Russian   names are without
sweet associations  for  English  ears.
Nor would Eugenie be very agreeable
now to Spaniards, with whom their
French neighbors are not universally
popular.   Ena Is, however, a name as j
uncommittlngly International as  Vic- j
toria.    It might very well have been
the young queen's, too, but for a mere
trick of sound.    When her marriage
was arranged her brothers began to j
call her in.jest 'Quinine, ah!' and thus j
gave  Its  teased   bearer  a   prejudice
against the conjunction of her new
title with her old name."
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Hunt For Panther In Sleeping-Room���
A Despora.e Chase.
A recent despatch to The London Express from Allahabad says. An extraordinary adventure in a bedroom with a
panther is told by Lleut.-Col. Rundle,
the commander of the 5th Brigade of
the Royal Field Artillery at Jubbulpore,
in The Pioneer.
One afternoon Mrs. Rundle caime out
of a portion of the bungalow that was
seldom used, and said she had seen the
tall of a panther protruding from behind a large coil of matting In one of
the rooms. Col. Rundle supposed that
the animal was a tame panther, which
he knew one of his non-com's, owned,
and sent for a brother officer to assist
in despatching It.
Opening the door enough to insert his
rifle barrel, he fired and wounded the
beast. The door swung open as the
wounded beast bounded against It. It
then sprang at Col. Rundle, missing
him by about a foot and boited.
Col. Rundle, with Lieut. Macan, re-
connolted each room in turn. Eventually the panther was found in a spare
room  hiding behind a coil of matting.
There was a window to this room
about fourteen feet from the ground,
and Col. Rundle procured a ladder, but
before he could get his rifle up the panther had seen him and sprang through
the doorway.
Lieut. Macan fired two shots, but
neither proved fatal, and the panther
bolted out of the house and across the
tennis court Into the R. A. mess compound.
Here it gave chase to an Inquisitive
sweeper, but was too badly wounded to
do more than make a clutch or two at
the man's clothes.
Finally It darted Into an outhouse,
where It was despatched.
The Edgefield (8.C.) Chronicle thus
lescrihes a local social function:���Mrs.
?od Ruggles, who lives down on Pea
iidge, lias become quite a social lion-
iss. She gave a sassafras tea and pigs'
leet luncheon last night to the ladies
jf the Jesokus Society, and it Was
juite a swell affair. She wore her
tailor-made suit and benecia diamond
sarbobs, and presided with the grace
jf p. queen. These Pea Ridge social
functions are becoming much talked
about in neighboring towns."
A lady writes: I was enabled to remove the corns, root and branch, by
tha use of Holloway's Corn Cure."
Others who have tried it have the
same experience.
The police at Marseilles have arrested
an Indian shoemaker on suspicion of
being concerned in a plot to assassinate M. Fallieres, president of France.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
Tho grand rush of AmclicanB from
abroad has begun; steamers are overwhelmed with bookings.
The branch headquarters of the De
Beers company, controlling the world's
diamond market, are to be moved from
Four ox-nienihcrs of the Duma have
been arrested. Fifty-three officials
were killed in a week, anel 3,050 ban-
Panarman'a Tree.
A living and leafy monument In the
shape of a stately pine tree with traces
of the name of Peter Paugman, 1790,
���till carved on It, stands at the junction
of tbe Saskatchewan and the Clear
Water rivers to commemorate the
memory of the first wbite man to reach
the Rocky mountains or see them from
the east. Pangman was In the employ
of the Northwest Fur company. He
ascended the Saskatchewan and turning bis face to the westward he beheld
the white mass���the Rocky mountains.
He afterward penetrated them, but the
tree where he curved his name marks
tbe spot of bis first vision. For 125
years it has be'n known as Pangmnn's
tree, and still stands in spite of the
ravages of fire and flood. In the early
days It was a landmark and distances
were measured from It.
In and Out of Cork.
The Sonne museum In England contains a cork model of the Coliseum.
This was probably acquired by Sir
John Soane chiefly because cork is difficult to cut. Mr. Clouston tells in "The
Burlington" a story connected with It
The late keeper, Mr. Birch, was showing a party of American visitors over
the museum and mentioned that this
was "made In cork." "That Is curious,"
said ono of the ladles. "We are Just
going to visit some friends .there." "1
mean, madam," he explained, "that this
model was made out of cork." "That
is still more curious," she replied. "Our
friends live Just a little way out of
Farmer Haunted by  Hail.
A Natal farmer who was summoned
to Durban for non-payment of the poll-
tax offered the extraordinary defense
that he had been ruined by the attentions of a hailstorm which haunted hlra
wherever he went, and destroyed his
He pleaded that If he were given time I
to pay he would go to another district
In the hope of escaping his misfortune.
The man's statements were investigated, and It was proved that his crops
had suffered damages from hailstorms,
while other growing produce in the
neighborhood was untouched.
zz n r*d <e
Tha Chess I'lnyere.
It looks something more than a coincidence���this early decay of the chess
players. The results of these prodigious intellectual stuuts are not unlike
those of the overtrained horse or the
professional athlete, who sinks into decay before his time, his vitality gone,
his organs a wreck. Chess Is doubtless
the beautiful and Inspiring game its
devotees would have us to think, but il
appears to be n mighty poor profession.
Even if It be not a short cut to madness, It certainly leads to no useful
end. Some great men have been chess
players, but no chess player has ever
been a great man.���Kansas City Independent.
Cork was known to tbe Creeks and
Romans and was put to almost as
many uses as at present, although
there Is no mention In Rome of linoleum notwithstanding its Roman
sound. Class bottles with cork stoppers for wine and beer did not come
Into use until the middle of tho fourteenth century.
Cash or Cure
Ii Shiloh'a Consumption Cure faila to cure
your Cold or Cough, you get back all you
paid for a.    You are aura oi a Cure ot
II it wain't a aura cure, this ofta would
not be made.
Can anything be had >
If you have a Cold, Cough, or any dkeaae
oi lhe Throat. Lunge or Air Paaaagaa, ny
25c par bonis.   All daalera guarantee jL
The Retort Caustic.
An American In Devonshire, according to The London Tribune, had been
told he must not miss seeing a certain
peculiar rock formation known locally
as "Satan's Stool." While leisurely examining the curiosity he was accosted
by an irate military-looking man, who
demanded In unprintable language what
he meant by trespassing on private property. "Waal," said the Yankee, "I was
told I should make a point of seeing
'Satan's Stool,' but I never guessed I
should liave the pleasure of meeting the
Bees aa Ventilators.
It Is not generally known, but most
beekeepers will Inform you that such
la the case, that each beehive has a
corps of what could properly be termed "ventilating bees." During the hot
seasons these ventilators station themselves at the entrance of the hive and
fan the Interior with tbe incessant motion of their wings. These ventilating
corps are usually In relays of from
four to a half dozen, and they are relieved at short Intervals by fresh workers who keep up the fanulng process.
They are kept nt work by a sort of
patrol of bees, which Insures Incessant
activity on the part of the fanners during the time they are at work. Thla
story may sound strange to those who
know but little concerning tho wonderful Intelligence of bees, but It Is a
scientific fact that has often been au-
Greek Fire.
Greek fire, which had several other
names���wild fire, liquid fire, wet fire
and fire rain ��� descriptive of its de-
structlveness, is said to have been the
most destructive engine of war previous to gunpowder. Discovered by
Callinicus, a Syrian, it was first used
in the siege of Constantinople, 073-78,
and at Mecca, GOO.
The Main Point.
"What do you think? That boat poll,
tlclan says he has divorced himself
from politics."
"Then I'll bet he secured alimony."
Common sense in an uncommon degree Is what tbe world calls wisdom.���
Bine Erea.
Light blue eyes are the most powerful, and next to them gray.   Most first
class shots are blue eyed men.
Appetite comes with eating
and each square of crisp de-
lrciousness seems but to make
room for more.
Mooney's Perfection
Cream Sodas
are different from any other
cracker. Nothing heavy or
doughy about them but so light
and crisp that they are transparent. Mooney's biscuits will
be a regular dish on your table
if you will try them.
Say ' Wooney'��" to your grocer.
Nova Scotia Wool
la famooe for Ita aoftneee and atrengta.
Tha ocean air���tha climate���the rich
graatof land���gives an tlastioity and
ellklneae and atrtngth to tha wool,
that la missing la wool from ether
The only Undarwaar la tha world,
made of Nora Scotia Wool, la
That Is one reaaon why "ateaseld'a
Unahrinkable " la soft and comfortable���w-ara so we 11���holda Ita ahapell-
nesa���and laabaolutelyunahrlnkabla.
Wear " Stanneld'a " this winter���
if you want health, and
comfort, and durability.
W   N   U   No.   601 1 ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� v*f ���������*��� ������4* ��������� ������**H4rt**��*��*.*��v MM ���*���>,��� �������* *) ���>*���>���>����� �����������+
I iW of {Montreal, \ j TTbe Sanson Dote1.1
��� # ���If
���    CAPITAL ALL PAID UP, $14,000,000.
UNDIVIDED PROFITS. $68$, 153.41.
REST, $10,000,000    a  |
: :
��� ! ���
��� Pri'Mili lit��� l.ollli M'HATIlfON.l AMI  Moi   -T  Hl.VII.
J Viee-Prcsiih-iit���Hcijc, Gkoiiiik A. I'm um.im,. ���     "
a (.ieneral Manager-���E, 8. Gloubton'. #     a
a a  I ���
a Branches In All  The Principal Cilies in Canud.-i a i ���
A General Banking Business Transacted.
IRobt. Cunning proprietor.
A Home from Home.       Fully equipped for Hioli-Cl-aa*
Trade.    Excellent Accommodation and
Splendid Cuisine Always.
Personal supervision given to the wants of Our Patrons.
;:        Choicest liquors. Wines ano Cigars.
j SEW DENVER BROT; - II. G. I'lSiO. Mm j ; ����+~^~+w-4,mt^��mW g-*^;
The Leading Hotel of the Silvery Slocan
The Filbert
Sandon, B. C.
Mcabq natters for fUMniug anO travelling fl&eii
Meals First Class.
Uooms large, Clean ano (Eos?
SanOon looge,
No. 24.
Mj KofP-
\.yja&'}//  Meets  every  Wednesday
evening nt r ."0 in Prater-
' ii it v Hall,   Visiting  brethren cordially
Bar, The Best invited,      geo. iiuston, c.-c.
I A. SltIl.l.AM>, K. OI I!, it 8.
Slocan flDining IReview.
. i m :-.;.i u   K\ I io    i'HCHfi'i-UJ
r    ���'..���. i; i .
��� uli <���'.������: ion .if'.'.01       ���       nuiii, strictly
���   ��� I\ inn ,- -    .i" paper.
\ !'��� ..in ��� nx<   I: nun:
S il ii ���   to l��i    :.., I  ril I ���.. nun    V1'' '"'
. til'lllil i ol)
'���   I' '���   huso "i I.  lid i   ill
"      " License i" t'ul Tiinbei .i.iiii
All locals will he i harmed for at,'the rate
of 15c, por line cue]] issue.
Transient   rales  maile know n ..n nppli
cation.    N'o room for Quacks.
Address all ConiinunieatioiiH mid make
Cheques payable lo
J N O.   J.    A T II I'. KTOX ,
Editor and Publisher.
>.. A, M, il faWe
Di nil i
Vi^ii- Rundoii,  I'm. ii I ake
Ferguson and t lerrard regularli.
Head Office: KASLO, B.C.  j
?.EaMorrS��oo, B.D.S.
K. W. C. Block
m:i.sh\',   -   B. V,
Bennett & cBruder,
mm mm union.
No. St.       \V. P. M.
Meets every Saturday evening at 7:80
p, in.   Visiting  Brothers urn cordially
Invited lo attend.
      I    10-1* a. Shiiiriiiii, Secretary,
|: Fraternal Order of Eagles
J Sandon Aerie
No 8g3.
Meets In Frnlenitj Hull lhe last Monti', evening ol everj monih.
.1. R. i '\ mi mon, W  President.
J. R. Cameron
Tfiae Kootenay Tailor
J.G   I'.orrn. W.
Ul AKANTKED.   ���
. ������������>>������������������������+������������ *���*������ ���^���������������������4>��*>����������*���*�����.��������������� J
Fresh Meats.
Corner! Beef, Pickled Ox Tongue ;i Sik
ir;   l  s)
Whereas at  the  Last Cliance awl Sur- j
prise mines, Chinese kitchen hel|i is
ut present emploved, to tile exclusion I
l.i White hihor. ' Q_
Therefore, be ii   res. lved  that this
organization, Sandon Miners! union No. !
81 ijf.the W.F. of M. reiifflruiing it- op- ;
posi i'lii to tlui einploynienl of Orientals
within  its   jurisdiction,   strongly   con-   II     -���1'-:*
Idemos tho position  taken  by the man-   ILftiL ��J
I jlgenicnt iif the  properties  in qtiestiun,
and counsels working men everywhere.
ami those  favorably  disposed  towards
organized labor to be governed by this |
A. SHIU.ANM. Secretary
lob Printta
Always a choice supply on hand of ill kinds of
Fresh and Smoked Meats,
Fresh nnd Salt Fish,
flams, Bacon and Laid,
I'tesli Sans; oi- of all kinds daily,
Oysters and Game in season.
HEAD OFFICE-* XKl.soN, P.. 0.
P. Burns & Co.
��� ������������������M... IIMIIM
��� nit���
fl First Class Hair Cut
- nil --
���'jimmy the Barber,"
l\   Tin:   l'\ni iviik   SiiiviviI   Piiii.OK.
't se
PriitiltPg oiit of tfine Slocan.
Clearing 0ut
I have a few pairs of
Factory Boots which J
will sell at
Absolute')'   0\Jz\ Price.
C��s!ii;i llii I and Repairing
D.'P '��� ttniihl is up to date, and
ul ii-ih>i'��,'by nuiii or otherwise,
i, oive prompt littention,
Nelison a ml Kef uru' CtKA RLNO
$3'3��   m
On Sale Sept 18-19-20, return :.|  I ����� I     1
Westminster        ,, u ,-<
aod Return, $16 SS Ml/h.
On Sale Sept, 2�� to Oct. 3,
Good to return Oct, 11
��ailv  Hbrouob Sf^epcrei
Arrowhead to V'ancouyer,
Forfnll pfrtieulars 1   berth reservations, applj  local ..u.-ii..-, 01 write
.1 . S. I ' 1 111 i;r:. .       I. OOYI.K,
D.P. I   S'i    ....      '    l.l'.A, Vanuouvei*
^n Siiou il lo a
nelson" b. c.
A. HHll'Kl; Local Ag ut.    Parcels li fl
I'ilbi'il llolcl receive promjil aftelition.
Prices ��
Ho fipiTe.
l''ui   < >iit-   Month coitiinenciii'i
SliPTF.MBJiK 1-1 we will
111 .>iii" entire stock al
I '1 ices that nevei
were In ard ol
in Sandon
1 :fore.
\'isitors to Sandon should not fail t��i test the
quality of the "shots" at this famous saloon.
The very choicest Liquors, Wines and Cigars
alwavs 011 hand.    ::    An excellent Pool Table.
Sandon Beer     p. ward, shoeist!
Ask for Bit
.:. NOW .:.
Auni-:  nv nil-:
, New York Brewery ,
I *
! *
Sanbon Miners'Xllnicm Hospital.
Open to the Public.
Rales by Subscription $1.00 per month. Non-subueriberfi $l'. 1 mi per diem.
 rJrtBpilfll Sin ft'---
MISS S. PICICEN, - W.  i:. \V\I,*MM\'.     -     \VM. E. iliiMM, M, D,
Address Commuhlcatlons To The Secretary.
* j:>>^^^tS4xj4^;��r...ivr-T>Txi'? : ���;<;-.���...>...5 i-v ���.';.;'..i.s.<j!.j><f-;:.. i���������--.���-%������ ij-^i-iyt-i^.^ j
'.���1 . *
I vi
I.M1 1171^ 1 i
For the Be.it, Cheapest and FuSEhest
Fur the Celehratetl
Whitewater. B.C.
I!p~t(wiate.in IJvcry Respect,     |
Weals tKft IJe'sh  |
I K��s!o & Slocan \
Pail way.
* Nelson,     Rossland,     Spokane, ?
St. Paul,   Chicago," X
:   I   Culsfae First class.
i t
(I H. MURHARD, Prop.
Royal   HoilS^hO-4   Pkmr  { ��� ;. Agent h,, the Inland Gigai Conipanv ol Kamloopi, B.C.    *
The hest in tin* market |    f    Union Made���Brands!���-1.alia Kool. h, L,a Jlonlciia, Interior,   y
For the Celebrated ;   !    Favorite and. other Hijjh.Grade Cigars. |
Qiiaker Cannraedl Goods    I l^^^4^*^i^^^4^*^'ioc4��������� ��� ���.-.;--..-:^^^^^...s-.-.
���'hi a full line- of
Qeijt's Furnishings       \ rn11n  J CitrmhrH
and Miner's Supplies, including     I  KjL/llll    j*    \-JCll IlUU'Cll}
Leckie's Miner's Boots. I
1 curry the jtijoat i'oj|np[ete ninjir of sum-   ���!���
I        Remember the        I: Catch on to a few of our Prices :| |
I Nelson Fall I A11"w ?anls   1-50 pair J
p . I "  " Oyersliirls 1.00 each ��l:
talv'      ||5 pair Wool Sox, froraJ.OO
I SuspendcTS - - 25c. pair
t if you warn a Suit,
:"    llVVIVIIill   IF' W;l1nf'il!ll    -,AII.0RfS��S:f!6r. forti'nio. .T^rieea'rigii.'.   f
*    UVCilUttl   Ui    IVlllllCUai    BallBfaelion nnd perfect .fit gimrnnWtl,      |
pies in he seen in ilo- Rlncaii.    Made lo
your order in 1�� dava bip tin* I'lMU'N
Provincial Assayer
'New Detiber, CB. C
Sanson * * B.G.
f Toronto, and  all  points        *
1 Basil and West t
��., ���"��� t
T Close connection at Spokane with *
i with Great Northern Railwa-y's
I Superb    Now   Train
,i .. T||,  .
| "��dental Xitnltc6."
X 'li.: in -   I.i-ave  Sundon  Dailj f
| ul  I .'0 p.in. Arrive al +
.;. io .:.'���> .i.in. Ji,
'���' . *t*
:' For   lime    Inblea,   tickets   un.l *
r ���                   r-           -ii *J*
... iiiioniiitlioii, iio on X
| ii.  i:.  Mi i 11KUOY J
i; \if..nt               Snndon   I'.. 0. t
.;.+.;. ^. .!..>..��.,
'.���������'������!���.'������*���;���. 4
I Fall and Winter Overcoats
Septemtjer 19,20,       1 5.00 up.
no,,,. ,������,.,., ,^,'������n,, | Firsi-ciass gull of Clothing
, , i lor fi.ui)
X Hi'- In I'd h!  I'iiiiI.  Vagetnble and  ��
rM J ",""iNi" """v  I li Working Shoes from 1.00 tin,
D. C. McMorris,     J. .J. Malone,     ;;
��� Seeretnry, President. '\,
'���J^^^-*^j^;.^-i-<><i'*-4.^--J>4*'*'J>*^-* <j>
& CO.
ft i
Bs Miners' Hotel.
Fred Hulten,  Proprietor.
���  ������f-ttt+T-	
Ilc'ulqiuirU rs fnr Mining Men. Accommodation is I'irst Cl:iss.
The Bar is well stocked with " Invigorators'.-' oi   superb quality.
iif   \*
There in no better house in the Knoteiiiiys for
the Mining Man to make his Headquarters,
Visitors will lind mi up-to-date style of doing
business, and the Bflrkeeps an' ai-'ists in their
\   The Finest Wines and I.iquois and Choicest Brands of Cigars j]
i .....  ���r���    ~ f
McLeod & Walmsley   -    Props.
St, James' Hotel* f
New Denver, B.G.
Prr.i.ir MU'li'i: i. Hereby Given
in lhe RLKCTOHM Oi" TlIK
lit' S \NIiii\. tlmi I requite the
presence of the suid Rlectors ul lhe
('niinrii Chuinher of (lie Citv Hull on
MoNIUV, the r\\ i:NTV-'l'ori;iH
DAY OF SEITEMBEH, lflOfl, nl 13
o'clock noon, fur the purpose of electing
one .Vlileriiiitn torepresenl them In thn
Mnniripill Council, vii-i' Alfred O.ihurnr,
The mode of nomination of candidates
ahull be n* follows :
The candidates hmuII be iinminnted in
writina I 'be writing shall be subset llvd
by Iwo vol'-rs of tin- limn lei pall tv ns
proposer ithd seconder; nnd nil iduill he
delivered lo the Returning oilier at
any tiiuo between the dale of nblicennd
:i p.hi. of tho day of nomination, ami in
lhe evcul ofn poll being necesHiirv, sueh
poll will lie opened on Thursday, lhe
iwenty-seveiiph day of September, liinii,
from I) o'clock a in., till 7 o'clock p.m.,
in the Council Clnimbei in the Citv
] Hall, of which every person is hereby
required io take nbtleu and govern himself accordingly/ *2j2
The persons t)tinliiled to bo noniinnted
for nnd elected AIrlermah for the suid
city shall j)e sueh persons us tire mule
Bnllsb subjects of tlie full agent twenlv
one years, and are nol distjtiillillea
under any law and appear fin the la.��T
revised municipal assessment roll oT the
said eity us owner of hind or real property o.l the awe-Bed value of live nun-*
dreil (sfollO) dollars,
Given  under my hand nt (he City of
Snndon, the 27lh day of August, 1900,
C. k.   LYONS,
Returning Officer.
New Dennver.
RATES $2 to 2.50 A DAY.
Visitors to New Denver, the beauty spot
of the Confluent, will Andthia hotel .
to he thoroughly equipped for        Special attention given to Mining Trade,
for the comfort of Tourists, 	
Well stocked Bar. - .     ,,, - ,,. , .       ,,    ..
Excellent boating. Grand scenery. , Splendid Scenery, Fishing, Hosting, etc.
A. JACOBSON - - - Proprietor.
If you receive
this paper it is an
invitation to you to
Send in your sub.


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