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Devoted   to   Advertising   the
Mineral Resources and Large
Fruit   growing   Area  in   the
fertile Slocan Valley.
No. 42   Vol. 2.
NEW DENVER, British Columbia, Thursday, June 11, 1908.
St James' Hotels
l irst-class Rooms; First-class Meals; First-class Bar; Special
attention to Tourists; Luxury and comfort when visiting this
favorite summer resort absolutely guaranteed. Guides furnished for Hunting and Mountain Climbing Parties. Gasoline
launch in connection. Incomparable Scenery and Climate.
Facing lake and glacier this hotel offers all that is required
to make your visit a memorable one.     Write or wire to���
I A. Jacobson. Prop., New Denver, B.C.
Bread', Pastry, Etc, etc.
Situate at New Denver, B.C., the most beautiful place in
British Columbia, this modern and picturesque Hotel offers to
Tourists and the traveling public all the attractions and
creature comforts that heart of man desires. Facing the
glorious Slocan Lake, where boating and angling may be indulged in all the year round, an uninterrupted view of the
famous Glacier and snow clad peaks may be witnessed at aH
times from the veranda. Rooms, single or en suite, reserved
by wire.   Gasoline launch at disposal of Tourists.    Apply to
local ano (Seneral.
Joe Gormley, who will lie remembered
by many as steward on tbe str. Slocan,
met with a serious accident recently at
Arrowhead. Whilet climbing some rocks
he fell backwards, and it wa9 at first
thought his back was broken. He is
now resting easily, and there are hopes
of bis recovery.
Born���On Saturday the 6th inst., at
New Denver, to tbe wife of R.
McPherson, of Alamo���a daughler.
The case of assault wliich was made
upon A. Christian by B. Antoine at
Nakusp, on December 7th last was dis
missed by Magistrate W. H. Bullock-
Webster at Nelson ibis week.
Have the baseball team anything in
view? Tliey are pract'sing assiduously
every week-night.
Good progress is being made at tbe
Hustings, a property on the Haitney
flat, owned by II. Woolley, C. F. Nelson,
and E ul Nel on.
Antoine Souleie came down fiom
Sandon, Woduesdav, and reports the
great white melal camp lively.
Rev. Fr. Jeannotte will celebrate mass
next Sunday at New Denver, and also
service in the evening.
Alex. Lucas, assessor, is now going
his annual round of the district.
There is reputed to be a magnificent
showing of ore at tlie Hewitt.
a* Dune. Grant, proprietor of the Windsor Hotel, Silverlon, lias recently installed a hot and cold water bath for
the comfort of bis guests.
Rev. Baynes conducted service at the
Union Church, Silverton, last Sunday
evening. Rev. Gilford held service in
the morning.
Mies May Kennedy lias relumed from
the const, accompanied by Mrs. Harris,
a niece of Mr. T. Avison. Miss Kennedy
will slay here with her parents Ior several days.
Krn. Towgood of tlio Towgjod packing outfit, Ha.ndotjJ was down lhe lake
yesterday trying to purclia.e some stock
or his packiu" string.
Col. R. T. Lowery, who iB now " On
the Hike," dropped into town, Tuesday,
and be was kept busy shaking hands Ior
several hours. The veteran scribe is
ever a welcome visitor.
Missionary Baynes visited the Standard mine this week and held divine service there on Monday evening.
Jim Mackenzie of Sandon is resting
very comfortably at the Slocan hospital.
His broken leg is mending nicely,
New Brunswick and Ontario have
given notice to Lnurier to quit.
First New Brunswick, now Ontario,
and even Quebec has remarked something that sounds like "Git." Oh,
Lorry-ay, Lorry-ay, your pea soup is all
but gone I
Purley Waad has bought out Hanson's
interest in the shoeinaking business at
Nelson, and with a new partner he will
be found at the old stand doing business
under tbe style of Ward and Heiman-
son. Tbe latter is as proficient ns Mr.
Ward, nnd they will make special efforts
to get a coiner on tbe logging and
mining boot business of the West.
The compressor plant for tho Vancouver mine will be working about the
cud of August.
Dan Brandon returned Monday, after
a week's business trip to Nils in,
Wm. and Mrs. Brandon are expected
11 arrive daily from Winnipeg, wbeie
tliey bnve been spending the winter.
Jack Welsh is back in Slocan again to
do his assessment work on his properties.
An enjoyable dance was held at Slocan
on Friday night which was attended by
a large number.*.
Miss Stanton, Slocan, left for Seattle,
Monday. V
The lake has risen fifteen inches this
Week. ,.__,.
dipt. Gore, Superintendent of C.P.R.
boats, was a through passenger, Monday.
Pile diving is going on at Slocan
I The son of R. J. MePhee arrived at
Slocan this week lo work at the Ottawa
mine, which is under the management
of his father.
Great satisfaction is felt among local
Conservatives   at   the  nomination   of
Smith-Curtis as Liberal candidate for
the coming campaign.
Mrs. R. Malloy, Mis. R. M. Spencer,
and daughter, and Mrs. J. D. Cavan
were visitors from Silveiton, Monday.
Rev. W. M. and Mrs. Chalmers have
been spending a holiday with Rev. Ken-
mure at Slocan.
Mrs. H. G. Fisher returned from a
holiday visit to Slocan last Monday,
where she has been the guest of Mrs.
H. It. Jorand.
Mike Batazoni, who has a lease on
the Reco, is making good. He shipped
a rich car of ore a few weeks ago, and
two more cars are now awaiting shipment.   Sixteen men are at the mine.
Tbe Eureka-Richmond at Sandon is
increasing its output steadily.
Geo. Grant, J. Tattrie, and Con. Stewart started work with a crew of men
last week on tbe Texas, upon which
they recently secured a lease.
Packer Moir has returned to Three
Forks with his string of cayouses whicli
have been pasturing in Lardeau valley
all winter.
Mr. Gifford is in Sandon this week
visiting tbe Ruth on Thursday evening,
lhe Eureka on Friday evening, and
preaching in the Methodist Church on
Sunday evening.
There was a magnificent rally of New
Denver Conservatives at the K. of P.
Hall on Saturday evening last, the
meeting in point of numbers being the
best ever held ill town. President D.
McKinnon called the meeting to order
at 8 p.m., and stated tbat lbe object of
the meeting was to elect delegates to
attend the Conservative convention,
for the nomination of a candidate to
contest the division, to be It-eld 411 Nelson on a date not yet named.
The delegates chosen .. were, Wm.
Hunter, M.P.P., M. McLean, apd.Ed.
Mr. Hunter, who has recently completed a tour of the Slocan, spoke of
the splendid organization of lhe Conservatives in all the towns, and. be -said
that if nil other districts were as solid
for a Conservative candidate, as the
Sloran, then the candidate's seat was
practically booked.     :*
Printed in New Denver, the
Beauty Spot of the Continent
and the Hub of the richest
Silver-Lead District on Earth.
Single Copies 5c.
We learn from a contemporary that, at
the instance of the locnl government, a
representative of the Charles Urban
Trading Co., London, will leave England
this month en route for British Columbia. He will be conducted over the
������province and is lo to tuke photographs
illustrative of the fruit growing, mining, lumbering, logging, and other industries. The chief scenic beauties of
the province will also find a place. The
photographs will be reproduced on the
bioscope in all the principal music halls
and places of entertainment throughout,
the British Isles during the coming
This is a scheme which we have often
advocated, and now that there is every
probability of the scheme materializing,
we hope to see the Slocan occupy a
prominent position amongst the exhibits, as we bave no hesitation ie saying
that for scenic beauty the district is unrivalled, and offers distinct advantages
to the tourist and honieseeker. The
Slocan is also abundantly rich in fruit
lands, and whilst being specially adapted
for fruit growing, other industries such
as mining, lumbering, logging, etc.,
flourish within its boundaries.
Mining Fatality at Sandon.
.  *:-;*���
A "missed bole" has sent another
local miner to eternity. 'John Anderson, whilst working at the Surprise
mine, near Sandon, last Friday afternoon, was terribly mutilated from an
explosion that occurred presumably
through his own fault. ft appears tbat
the unfortunate man was working in
the same spot in the drift in the morning, and he set the powder himself ln
the hole which lie had drilled, but
whicli evidently did not* take the fuse
which he had inserted before going off
shift in (he morning. The old story of
inserting the steel into the hole, a
loud explosion, and the ranks of the
miners thinned by one. Such events
are frequent.
The unfortunate fellow's arras were
blown off, bis head ton. .(rom his body,
and bis body terribly lacerated. Coroner Gomm made an enquiry into the
cause, and deemed an inquest necessary.
We understand a brother of the deceased man met a similar dealii a year
ago in a mine in tlie Nelson district.
The remains were taken (b Nelson fo r
How's This for High?
Can any rancher in Canada beat it ?
On the ranch of Wm. Eccles, New-Denver, is to be seen wheat growing to the
height of 5ft. lOins. Col. R. T. Lowery
measured the wheat this morning in the
presence of the "Review '��� scribe. Jnne
11 and wheatbh.Mms. high! Wheugii!
In another montli there'll be a< bumper
crop of fishing poles. On the same
ranch clover is profusely growing to a
height cf .88 inches.
From our Correspondent. ���.
On Friday evening, June 19th, the
Nakusp Dramatic Club will present the
great three-act comedy, " Betweeu tbe
Acts."   Tbe following is the caste:
Dick Comfort, married yet sfngle	
D. D. Bulger
Geo. Merrigale, an unfriendly friend,
E. Crosby
Alex. Meander, Dick's Uncle	
W. J. Williams
Harris, Comfort's manservant	
R. Abbie
Mrs. Clementina Meander, Dick's Aunt
Mrs. McKittrick
Edith, Dick's Wife ... .Mrs. R. Abbie
Sally, Mrs. Meander's Maid	
Miss Moore
The water is rising very rapidly, and
it has heen found necessary to lay off
twenty men at the shipyard, but it is
hoped it will only be for a short time.
On Sunday Inst some excitement was
caused by an Indian woman arriving in
town with a story to the effect that an
Indian had been killed by two white
men. Upon investigation by Constable
Scott it was found to be only a drunken
brawl, and on Monday the two white
men were before Magistrates Jordan and
Abriel and were fined .50 each for supplying liquor to the Indians. This
should be a lesson to these men���we
refrain from mentioning any names���
as we are informed by the magistrates
should a case like this happen again,
the penalty will be much heavier.
While playing on an old boat at the
Wharf, two boys named Miller and
Herriage, fell in and the Herriage boy
immediately sank, but through the efforts of young Miller be was rescued in
the nick of time.
At a meeting of Conservatives at
Abriel's Hall, Mr. John Stobo was
elected a delegate to attend the Conservative Convention at Nelson.
At a meeting of the citizens of Nakusp, it was decided to celebrate July 1st.
Mr. Chas. Nelson, of New Denver,
spent a day in town visiting the Nskusp
Lodge K. of P. Mr. Nelson has many
warm friends in Nakusp who are always
glad lo see him.
Accident at Rambler-Cariboo.
Dr, MePhee, one of the directors of
the Rambler-Cariboo mine, met with a
severe accident on Wednesday. Together with tbe other directors who
were in this week to attend the annual
meeting of stockholders, a visit was
made to the face of the 4,000 ft. tunnel,
and on making the return trip, the
speeder conveying the party collided
with a car that bad been left standing
in the tunnel. Dr. MePhee was seated
in front of the car with his legs hanging
down, and be met the full force of the
contact.   His leg waB smashed terribly.
There were two doctois on the car,
also directors, who upon gaining the
portal, immediately proceeded to attend to their suffering friend. His leg
had to be amputated above the thigh.
Dr. MePhee is a celebrated dentist of
Colfax, Wash.
The Hunter
this w.ek.
mill  .'arts to saw logs
Slocan Fruit Lands
We have them in large and small
blocks,  in  every portion of the district,
at all prices.    Write me for particulars.
R. W. MOERAN, Manager.
LIMITED        ''
Goodenouoh.���Mr. J. A. Wbittier
has been in charge of operations at this
mine, driving a long tunnel to tap the
vein at 450 feet below tbe old workings.
This tunnel will be about 1,500 feet long
when completed. So far 450 feet of it
has been driven and occasional pockets
of galena found, whilst a large body of
zinc ore has been encountered. It will
bo late next year before tbis long tunnel is finisned. This same company
has a lease and bond on the "Bluebird,"
and iB taking out some good galena ore.
Owing to the continued litigation,
nothing much was done on the Slocan
Star property; some development, bat
no ore shipped.
Vancouver.���This mine is doing re
markably well at present, and is turn*
ing ouf 10 tons of silver lead concentrates and 10 tons of zinc concentrates
every 24 hours. Some 12,000 tons of
ore bave been milled, which has
made 1,050 tons of zinc concentrates,
850 tons of silver-lead concentrates and
70 tonsof hand-sorted galena. Development consists of 1,270 feet of drifting,
cross-cutting, etc. An average force of
50 men has been employed, but at
present tbe company has 70 men on
the pay roll. Nothing much is being
done on the Washington mine, as the
company is waiting for a more favorable
market for zinc, having large bodies of
that ore blocked out. Some 25 tons of
galena has been shipped this year.
Dr. Gomm is still pounding away on
the Ya-Ya and has driven about 350
feet of a drift and expects to get bis ore
body at any time.
The Wakefield, Buffalo, Mountain
Con, Ruth, Wonderful, American Boy,
Sunset, California, Alamo-Idaho, Queen
Bess, Corinth and Sunshine have
nearly all shipped some ore and done
some development work, but I am unable to state just the amounts.
Fruit Rates.
The Fruit and Produce Exchange of
B.C. has arranged with the Dominion
Express company for the following
rates for the carriage of fruit:
Car lots min. 20,000 lbs., refrigerator
service from Kootenay landing and all
points on the mainland of B.C. to
points on the main line of thc C.P.R.
as far east as and including Winnipeg,
rates, $3 per 100 lbs.
Car lots min. 10.000 lbs., air cooled,
car as above. Rate, prevailing L.C.L.
These rates have been established expressly for the purpose of inducing assembled shipments, avoiding continuous
handling, which method has resulted in
far reaching success ainong'JAmerieaii
shippers. Advice must be given to the
express company in advance of^require-
ments for cars.
The mininum load in ventilated cars,
10,000 lbs., is approximately 800 to 350
crates, and the maximum load 20,000
lbs., in cars under ice, is approximately
GOO to 650 crates.
R. lfelme, superintendent of tbe Dominion Express company at Vancouver,
has taken a lively interest in_,the welfare of the indiistsy and is largely responsible for these concessions.
Assessment work recorded on the
Lady Aberdeen by O. V. White, Mascot,
M. Kerlin; Blackstone fraction, D. Cos-
griff; Elk fraction, O. V. White j Queen,
J. M. Wereley; Soho, J. C. Ryan;
Spray, Nat Johnson ; Farnuin, Ed. Cunningham ; First Chance, O. Slattebrek;
Diana, W. Eccles; Jeresey, A. M. Des-
champs; Forget, A. M. Desehnmps;
Jane 2nd, F. L. McAllister; Keystone,
J. H. Wereley; Torpedo, John Findlay;
World, Amos Thompson; Tbe Gem, D.
Brandon; Teller fraction, Geo Hughes;
Rockingham, W. Barker. Locations
recorded were Jennie C. by Archie
McCorvie; Hercule, P. Murray; Bruce.
S. E. Watson: Drnsilla, L. Tipping;
Rockslide, J. W. Sweet; Volga, D. McKinnon. One hundred and sixty
miners' certificates were issued at the
local office for the ft ar.
Patrick Lumber
Lose $75,000 Worth
Of Timber in a
Boom Burst.
Seventy-five thousand dollars worth
of limber, the property of the Patrick
Lumber Company, of Sloran, is now
floating towards the Pacific ocean.
This repie��pn.8 about nine million feet
of lumber, and the l<*ss is such a heavy
one that the company has been compelled to shut down.
The big log drive from the camps
along the Slocan River had only just
about concluded and nil the timber had
been coialled into tbe newly constructed dam in readiness for the first cut
of the new company's mill, which Is
about completed, when in one disastrous swoop, the big boom bursts, and
now all along the Columbia river for
miles the logs are strewn and disaster
stares the company in the face. It is,
however, hoped that many of the logs
wil be picked up by the booms of other
mills along the Columbia, and all the
mill owners have been telegraphed to.
The accident is particularly a bard
blow to the Slocan at this juncture as
much had been hoped fot from the
successful operation of the company,
which bad started on so pretentious a
Three piers were constructed to bold
the boom tn place, and whether through
defective workmanship or not, no one
seems able to guess, but the centre pier
was washed away in the high tide now
prevailing, and tbe gates thus opened
let ont the logs, and all the wages, labor
and winter's cut, are lost.
Liberals in Convention.
The Liberals of Kootenay mingled at
Nelson last Thursday for the purpose of
nominating a candidate to contest Kootenay in the coming Dominion elections.
The candidates in tbe field were J. F.
Deane, Nelson, G. O. Buchanan, Kaslo,
nnd Smith-Curtis, Kaslo. For some reason or other the faithful chose lo nominate what is generally supposed to be
the weakest man, Smith-Curtis coming
out top of the poll, and murmurings are
to be heard everywhere. Smith-Curtis
is a man who can change his mind as
often as he changes his socks. Of late
years be has been what may be classed
a nondescript politician, but first he was
what he was pleased to call a Joe Martin Liberal, but he and Joe failed to hit
it off, and so he became a straight Liberal. Then he wss a labor man with a
sort of Socialistic leaning. Anyhow, he
got trimmed iu the last provincial campaign, and bo there will be two defeated
candidates in that mix-up trying to secure the seat to represent Kootenay in
the Dominion house. There is humor
in the situation, and it is being appreciated. The vote at this convention was
as follows:���Curtis, 70; Buch.nan, 30;
Deane, 22. It should have been the
other way round.
Perry Siding Progress.
It is stated here that tho wagon road
from Slocan Cily toLemonton will probably be extended to Perry Siding this
summer. This would provide a splendid eight-mile wagon road for the
ranchers of this now fust-growing
settlement, as the five miles already
built between Leinonton and ihe Slocan
lake cily is one of the best roads in
Never before in their history did the
ranches iu this eistriet look better lhan
tbey do at present and with another
month of the same weather as is now
prevalent a bumper crop is assured.
Several deals have been mad. in fruit
lands in this vicinity recently and the
results attained by the lancbersare encouraging more settlers t > come in bore
and take up land.
Arrangements are under way for the
opening of a school at this point in the
near future.
Altogether the whole valley is a scene
of activity and more additional land wil
be put into cultivation this year than
in any previous* year, clearing forming a
good proportion of the work which must
of necessity lie done this season.
Several buildings have bien erected
.,���,.,,,, on the  local ranches recently, a baru
After May 10th, for the summer sea- o|) (he And���80n  ,anc|1 gt   Lera0ntou
son, Nelson's Drug Store nill clo��e at being the biggest undertaking, it being
7 p.m. ' the most spacious barn  in the valley. TIIK   SLOCAN   MINING   REVIEW,   NEW   DENVER,   B. C.
Author  of   "Thc   Return  o!   Sherlock
Copyright, 1883, by Harper & Brothers
-An, sire, l would mat you eoula see
that great land. It is so vnst, sire, so
rich, so beautiful! Where are tbere
such hills, sucb forests, sucb rivers?
And it is all for us if we will but take
It. Who is there to stand in our way���
a few nations of scattered Indians and
n thin strip of English farmers aud
fishermen. Turn your thoughts tbere,
sire, aud In a few years you would be
able to stand upon your citadel at Quebec and to say tbere is one great empire here from the snows of the north
to the warm southern gulf and from
the waves of the ocean to the great
plains beyond Marquette's river, aud
the name of this empire is France, and
her king is Louis, and her flag ls the
"On my word, count," said tbe king,
"you have caught something of this
gift of Indian eloquence of which we
hnve heard. But about these English
folk. They are Huguenots, are tbey
"For tbe most part, especially In tbe
"Then It might be a service to the
holy church to send them packing. Tell
me now, Frontenac, what force would
you need to clear these people out-
one regiment, two regiments and perhaps a frigate or two?"
But the ex-governor shook bis grizzled head. "You do not know tbem,
sire," said be. "They are a stern folk,
these. We In Canada, wltb all your
gracious help, have found It hard to
hold our own. To put New England
into your majesty's hands I would ask
15,000 of your best troops and twenty
ships of the line."
Louis sprang Impatiently from his
chair and caught up his cane. "Tbe
matter may stand until our council.
Reverend father, it has struck the hour
of chapel, and all else may wait until
���we have paid our duties to heaven."
WHILE Louis bad been affording his court that which he
had openly stated to be tbe
highest of human pleasures,
the sight of the roy.il *face, tbe young
officer of the guard outside had been
very busy passing on the titles of the
numerous applicants for admission and
exchanging usually a smile or a few
words of greeting with tbem, for his
frank, handsome face was a well
known one nt the court Three years
ago he had been an unknown subaltern
bush fighting with Algonquins and Iroquois in the wilds of Canada. An exchange bad brought bim back to France
and Into the regiment of PIcardy, but
tbe lucky chance of having seized the
bridle of tbe king's horse one winter's
day in Fontainebleau when the creature was plunging within a few yards
of a deep gravel pit had done for bim
what ten campaigns might have failed
to accomplish.
A gentleman very richly dressed In
black and silver advanced, as tbe door
opened, with the assured air of a man
whose rights are beyond dispute. Captain de Catinat, however, took a quick
step forward, and barred hlm off from
tbe door.
"I am very sorry, M. de Vlvonne,"
said he, "but you nro forbidden the
"Forbidden the presence! I?* You are
mad!" lie stepped back wilh gray face
and staring eyes, one shaking hand
half raised iu protest.
"I assure you that it Is his order."
"If I could have one word with the
"Unfortunately, monsieur, it Is Impossible."
The angry nobleman stamped bis foot
and stared at tbe door as though he
had some thoughts of forcing a passage. Then, turning on his heel, he
hastened away down the corridor with
tbe air of a man wbo bas come to a
"There, now," grumbled De Catinat
to himself, as he pulled his thick dark
mustache, "be is off to make some
fresh mischief. I'll have his sister here
presently, as like ns not, and a pleasant
little choice between breaking my orders and making an enemy of her for
life. By my faith, here is a lady, as I
feared. Ah, heaven be praised, It Is a
friend and not a foe. Good morning,
Mile. Nanon."
"Good morning, Captain de Catinat."
Tbe newcomer was a tall, graceful
brunette, her fresh face and sparkling
black eyes the brighter ln contrast witb
her plain dress.
"A note from Mine.' de Maintenon
to the king. You will baud It to him,
will you not?"
"Certainly, mademoiselle. And bow
is madnine, your mistress?"
"Oh, her director has been witb her
nil the morning, and bis talk is very,
very good, but it is nlso very, very sad.
We nre not very cheerful wben M. Godot bas been to see us. But I forget
monsieur Is a Huguenot and knows
nothing of directors."
"Oh, but I do not trouble about sucb
"Ab, if monsieur could talk to Mme.
de Maintenon a little! Sbe would convert him."
"I would rather talk to Mile. Nanon,
but If"-
"Oh!" Tbere was an exclamation, a
whisk of dark skirts, nud the soubrette
disappeared down a side passage.
Along tlie broad lighted corridor was
gliding a very stately and beautiful
lady, tall, graceful and exceedingly
haughty. The ludy was past her first
youth, It Is true, but tbe magnificent
curves of her queenly figure, the purity
of ber complexion, the brightness of
her deep lushed blue eyes and the clear
regularity of her features enabled her
still to claim to be tbe most nandsome
us well as the most sharp tougued woman In the court of France.
"Ah, It is Captain de Catinat!" said
Mine, de Montespan, with a smile.
"Your humble servant, marquise."
"I am fortunute in finding a friend
here, for there bas been some ridiculous mistake this morning."
"I am concerned to henr It."
"It was about my brother. M. de Vlvonne.    It Is almost too lauehable to
mention, ,.ur ne waB actuaiiy rerusea
admission to tbe lever."
"It was my misfortune to bave to refuse him, madame."
"You, Captain de Catinat? And by
wbat right?" She bad drawn up her
superb figure, and her large blue eyes
were blazing witb Indignant astonishment.
"The king's order, madame."
"The king! Is it Vkely that the king
would cast a public slight upon my
family? From whom had you this preposterous order?"
"Direct from the king through Bontems."
"Absurd! Do you think that tbe king
would venture to exclude a Mortemart
through the mouth of a valet? Go, tell
tbe king that I am here and would
have a word with him."
"Impossible, madame. I have been
forbidden to carry a message."
"To carry any message?"
"Any from you, madame."
"Come, captain, you Improve. It only
needed this Insult to make the thing
complete. You may carry a message to
the king from any adventuress, from
any decayed governess"���she laughed
He slipped In front of her.
shrilly at her description of ber rival���
"but none from  Franeolse de Morte-
m^rt, Marquise de Montespan."
"Such are my orders, madame. It
pains me deeply to be compelled to
carry them out."
"You may spare your protestations,
captain. You may yet find that you
have every reason to be deeply pained.
For the last time, do you refuse to carry my message?"
"I must, madame."
"Then I carry it myself."
She sprang forward at the door, but
he slipped ln front of her with outstretched arms.
"For God's sake, consider yourself,
madame!" he entreated. "Other eyes
ore upon you."
'Tab! Canaille!" She glanced at the
knot of Switzers, whose sergeant had
drawn tbem off a few paces and who
stood open eyed, staring at the scene.
"I tell you that I will see the king."
"You will ruin me if you pass."
"And none tbe less I sball do jo."
The matter looked serious. De Catlnat was a man of resource, but for
once he wns at his wits' end. Mme. de
Montespan's resolution, ns It was called in her presence, or effrontery, as it
was termed behind her back, was proverbial. If she attempted to force her
way, would he venture to use violence
upon one who only yesterday held the
fortunes of the whole court iu the hollow of her baud and who, with ber
beuuty, her wit and ber e.iergy, might
very well be In the same position tomorrow*? If she passed him, then his
future wns ruined with the king, who
never brooked the smallest deviation
from his orders.
"If madnme would deign to wait,"
snid he soothingly, "tbe king will be
ou his way to tbe chapel In an Instant."
"It Is not yet time."
"I think the hour has just gone."
"And why should I wait like a
"It is but a moment, madame."
"No, I shall not wait." She took a
Btep forward toward the door.
But the guardsman's quick ear bad
caught the sound of moving feet from
within, nnd lie knew that he was master of the. situation. "I will take mafia nie's message," said he.
"Ah, you bnve recovered your senses!
Go. tell tbe king that I wish to speak
with him."
He must gain a little time yet. "Shell
I say It through the lord In waiting?"
"No; yourself."
"No. no; for his private ear."
"Shall I give a reason for your request?"
"Oh, you madden me! Say what I
have told you, and at once."
But the young olllcer's dilemma was
happily over. At that Instant the double doors were swung open, and Louis
appeared in the opening, strutting forward on bis high heeled shoes, his
stick tapping, his broad skirts flapping and bis courtiers spreading out behind bim. He stopped ns he came out
and turned to the captain of the guard.
"You bave a note for me?"
"Yes, sire."
The monarch slipped It Into the pocket of his scarlet undervest and wns advancing once more when bis eyes fell
upon Mme. de Montespan standing
vory stiff and erect ln the middle of
the passage. A dark flush of anger
shot to bis brow and be walked swiftly
past ber without a word, but sbe turned
and kept pace wltb him down the corridor.
"I had not expected this honor, madame," said he.
"I wished to hear my fate from your
own lips," she whispered. "I can bear
to be struck myself, sire, even by him
who has my heart, but It is hard to
hear that one's brother has been
wounded through the mouths of vulets
and Huguenot soldiers for uo fault of
bis save tbat bis sister bas loved too
"It Is no tinle to speak of sueh
"When can I see you, then, sire?"
"Iu your chamber nt 4."
"Then I shall trouble your majesty
uo further."
Sbe swont hlm oue of tbe crnceful
courtesies for which she was famous,
and turned away down a side passage
with triumph shining in her eyes.
(To be Continued..
Recent Plots Against Monarchs Probably Hatched on British Soil.
At the present time there are no
fewer than 3,800 Anarchists in London, all well known to the police.
The bulk of them are the dreamers,
philosophers, speechmakers, and writ*
ers of the movement. Some of them
even discourage the bomb ' throwing
policy, though they allow that an
Anarchist is entitled to take what
course he pleases.
Others again organize revolutionary
plots abroad. Many an Anarchist
atrocity which has startled the world
has been planned in the neighborhood
of Soho and Tottenham Court road.
People are often puzzled to know at
what Anarchists aim, aside from the
mere wanton destruction of human
life  and  property.
"Please govern me as little as possible," wrote a famous jurist not long
ago. Carry that to its extreme, and
say "I won't be governed at all," and
you  get the  Anarchist creed.
He is at open war with any and
every authority which restricts his
license to do whatever he pleases,
when he pleases, and how he pleases.
He is anti-monarchist, anti-republican, anti-suffragist. He calls for free
contracts on a basis of equality between man and man, subject to repudiation or revision at nny moment.
He says all land and nil capital belongs to nil society, and is therefore
common property. That society may
obtain possession of its own under
this wild freedom of the individual,
all  authority  must  be destroyed.
Witb human nature perfected and
beautified, with every man not only
good and wise, but equally good and
wise, the unfettered liberty of the
individual would mean the millennium, because everybody would act towards his neighbor with perfect goodness and perfect justice.
But human nature being what it
is, a jumble and welter of good and
bad and middling of selfishness and
sacrifice, of wisdom and folly, of
knowledge and ignorance, personal
liberty must be subject to restrictions
and limitations, and that is the happiest and most prosperous people
whose system of government allows
the widest liberty within the justest
It ia the wide liberties of England
which makes it possible for 3,800 Anarchists to shelter in London. England allows the widest possible liberty
even to them. Here they a��e not
hounded down for their opinions;
they are only punished when they
come in actual conflict with the law.
But even in England, if the initiative Anarchist determined on assassination or bomb-throwing, it would be
practically impossible to prevent him.
Though he may be a member of an
Anarchist group, more often than not
other members of the group do not
know what he is going to do.
Many of the papers circulating
among Anarchists in London and elsewhere tell how bombs may be manufactured; and with a bomb or an infernal machine in his pocket society
has  no defense agninst him.
Hundreds of public buildings in
London are at his mercy. The movements of our statesmen and grent
capitalists are more or less public.
Yet Anarchist outrages are rare, and
this may be accepted as the Anarchist
tribute that the laws are in general
among the most just in the world.
The Growth of London.
The volume of statistical abstracts
issued by the London County Council
contains all sorts of interesting information on every variety of subject
connected with the metropolis.
For the year 1906 Hnmpstead is the
borough with the smallest number of
deaths per thousand of population,
9.4 being the figure, while to maintain the balance the same borough
stands at the bottom of the list in the
birth-rate with 16 5 per thousand.
In the whole of London in the same
year 124,880 children were born, as
compared with 126,620 births in the
preceding year. Stepney headed the
list with 10,811, or 35.3 per thousand.
Deaths for the metropolis in 1906
numbered 71,813, an increase of 1,363
on the previous year. In other words,
of 1,000 people living 15.2 died in
1906, as compared with a level 15 in
Of course, in point of actual numbers the city of London rejoices in
the lowest figure for both births and
deaths, owing to its comparatively
small resident population, but its rate
per thousand is in neither case so
low as Hampstead.
On another ��_page we learn, that in
the county of London there are 957
elementary schools which are attended by-890,593 children ��� representing
about one-fifth of the total population
of the county.
No figures for the total population
of Greater London are given for later
than 1901, but in that year the inhabitants���man, woman and child-
numbered 4,536,433.
How greatly the metropolis is growing in regard to mere bricks and
mortar may be inferred from another
set of statistics which are reckoned
down to April of last year.
In that month we nre told tbere
were 629,853 rated bouses in London,
nn increase of over 3,000 on the previous year. The ft.ll rateable value
was close upon ��44,000,000, working
out at ��9 8s. per head, as compared
with ��8 Its. per head in 1901.
Typist Charmed Prince.
Miss Fritz, the champion typist, was
sitting at her machine in the business
exhibition at the Olympia on a recent afternoon when the Prince and
Princess of Wales came by. "They
tell me you hnve done some wonderful
things, Miss Fritz," said the prince.
"We should like to see your work.''
Forthwith tbe girl's fingers moved
rapidly over the keyboard, and in
sixty seconds she handed the prince
113 words properly punctuated and
without a single error. "Wonderful,"
snid the prince. "Do you mind signing it?" And His Koyal Highness
carried the souvenir away over tbe
signature of Rote L. Fritz. At another stand the prince snid: "I don't
think I could ever learn to work
that." "Oh," replied a pretty attendant, "we have boys only 14 years
old who can do it."
No Brother Needed.
"But I shall always be a brother to
you." he murmured.
"If I hnd alii use for a brother." she
replied sweetly! "I could reach under
the  sofa  aud  get  oue  rlg_*t  now."
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Tbe German health officials are
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form a familiar pnrt of the equipment of tobacco shops. It is alleged
that many smokers make use of the
instrument after having already placed the cigar in tneir mouths and
therefore render possible the transfer of germs to other smokers.���
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Husband (arriving with his wife at
the Azcarraga station just as the train
iteamed out)���There I If you hadn't
taken such a fearful time dressing
we shouldn't liave lost that train.
Wife���And if you hadn't buried me
so all the way here we shouldn't have
such a long time to wait for the next
one.���Phillipines  Gossip.
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see him turn red, an' on blue to see
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enough alone, went an' put him on
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���Everybody's Magaznie.
W.   N.   U.   No.   684.
Amusing Oddities of Some Ancient
English   Churches.
Some pews in the fine old church
at Malpas, Cheshire England, possess
a most amusing peculiarity. Each
one consists of several seats, which
are really, though not apparently, detached, and they look easy and comfortable. In this ease appearances
are deceitful, for should one occupant
of any one seat lean forward while
"nidnid nodding" over he goes on
the floor. The seat is so constructed
as to easily tip over when any weight
is placed on its outer or front edge
and was so designed to prevent people from going to sleep in church.
We still find in a few of our ancient
churches the high pews, luxurious
cushions and curious fittings of former
In the good old times, wben the
squire was lord of all be surveyed in
the village, his pew in the parish
church was often a kind of sitting
room. One such pew occupies the
whole of the south transept of "the
diminutive church at Gatton, in
Surrey. It has a fireplace, a low seat
which extends around two sides of
the room and blue tapestry decoration. Above it is another floor, on
which are three or four ordinary pews
for the use of the squire's servants,
nnd from it a covered wny leads to
Gatton Hall, some few yards away.
There may be some truth in the story
that a former squire used to enjoy ,1
pipe by tbe fireplace during the sermon and that if be became weary he
would go out through the private door
for a short stroll  in  the churchyard.
A Bimilar ppw exists in n church nt
Colwich, Staffordshire. It hns a staircase lending to n private door, and
it is snid that the postman cnme this
way to convey letters and that the
servant brought in e.ike and wine for
consumption during the service.
Tlie roynl pew of St. George's elinn-
el, Windsor, is peculiar, because it
is the largest, of its kind in England
nnd on account of its being situated
above the choir, down unon which the
Queen cn see the service from a fine
oriel window.
Tn little Benjamin Church. Norfolk, is n pew for strangers and wed-
dinc parties. Tt was constructed bv
n shepherd nnd bears a cheerful,
suggestive piece of ornamentation in
the shape of the carving of a skeleton.
Royalty and Railways.
Two interesting personalities nre
soon to retire from tbe railway world.
Mr. Geor.e Wright, the superintendent of Victoria station, on the London, Brighton & South Coast line, is
giving up bis post in July; and tbe
retirement of Mr. Jno. Queen, tbo
stationmaster at the South-Eastern &
Chatham terminus, has already been
nnnounced. They nre officials wbo
have heen responsible at their respective stations for the safety nnd comfort, of the long list of royal persons,
English and foreign, who bnve traveled to nnd from the continent by
Victoria. Mr. Wright bas given some
reminiscences of those roval comings
nnd goings during his 2!) years in
elmnre of the Brighton station. Queen
Victoria was n fienuent visitor to the
station on hor way to and from Osborne. Wben the Oueen died, Mr.
Wright wns responsible for the arrangements for conveying the body
from Osborne to Victoria, and King
Edward expressed his high appreciation of them.
Of the late King of Portugal and
the late Crown Prince Mr. Wright
has tbe plensantest recollections.
"Most, kindly nnd genial" is his description of the murdered monarch.
Tbe two royal personages who preferred to t.ravpl slowlv were Queen
Victoria and the late Shah of Persia.
Her Mnjesty never cared to travel at
a speed higher thnn from 40 to 45
miles on hour; and the Shall was
frightened if a speed over 20 miles an
hour were attained. In February,
1884. part of the station was blown
up by Fenians. A Gladstone-bag bad
been'deposited in the cloakroom containing dynnmite, and when this exploded it wrecked the cloakroom and
the ticket office, besides doing other
damage. Mr. Wright, who lived in
the neighborhood, heard tbe noise of
tbe explosion, and hurried to the
station. He found that the flames
had been speedily extinguished. One
station hand, who at the time of the
exploaion was fixing the fire-hose near
the cloakroom, alone was injured, but
not seriously.
After the Victoria explosion a
search was made at the other railway
stations, and at Paddington and Charing Cross Gladstone bags containing
dynamite were found in the clonk-
rooms. The dynamitards were never
discovered. They escaped, it was believed, to America. Mr. Wright has
only had to deal with one strike.
This occurred many years ago, when
be was on the western section. The
engine-drivers went out on strike, but
retu-ned after two days. Guards
were pressed into service as firemen
in order to keep the service running.
Since Mr. Wright took charge of the
station the traffic lias been multiplied
by three.
Decrease  of  Crime.
Tho number of people tried for in-
dictable offences In 1300 in England
waB 59,079, as against 54,067 in 1857,
wlion the population was forty per
cent, less than now.
This is reveuled in a Blue Book
issued recently by the Home Office,
giving tlie criminal statistics for 1906.
Crime decreased that year. Four-
fifths of crimes nre larcenies, and
these diminish in good times.
Drunkenness nnd crimes of violence
tend  to  increase  in  good  times.
Prosecutions tor riot���common fifty
years ago��� were now comparatively
raro, and serious offences of pouching
appeared to be fewer, but* the prosecutions for attempts to commit suicide
had continuously Increased,
. Cut of 10,390 persons convicted at
assizes and ..c*ssi<iiis*lw_iity-sevi*n were
sentenced to death, but of thiAe sentences eighteen were commuted to
penal servitude for life.
One of the most, serious passages
in " _ report rleals with the steady
increase of coining, attributed to illustrated allele*, describing the pro-
A Canine Suicide.
"What has become ot that fine greyhound your wife gave you?"
"Yes. He tried to nnb a flea on the
smnll of his buck and. miscalculating,
bit himself In two."-Exchange.
Pride Sets the Pace.
We are a great people because we
mnlte such a hiillnbiiloo about tbe
things to do, because we accomplish
llieui to the music of the band. Our
pride has set Hie pace, and It's our
pride that keens us no till we _lron.
"Buried Sunshine" Has Become i
Plaything of Science.
Has It ever occurred to you that the
vanilla with wliich many a favorite
dish of yours is flavored is made from
coal? Will you liolieve that most of
tbe dyes which bave stained tbe fabrics of your clothes, thut tbe naphtha
aud benziue which your tailor uses In
removing stains and thnt even tbe
sweetest perfumes ure all of tbem derivatives of coal.
It was once said by a scientist, cleverer and more Imaginative tban most
of bis kind, that coal is "buried sunshine." Something of the enormous
extent of ancient coal forming jungles
mny be conceived when it is said tbut
our present forests would produce only
two or three inches of coal if tbey,
too, were subjected to a carbonizing
The magicians who have wrought
wonders with coal are tbe gnsinaker
nnd the chemist. If coal is burned In
the open nir, heat is produced and
nothing left but n little ash. Burn It
In a closed vessel, however, nnd the
marvelous change occurs, Iu tbe first
place, coal gas is produced nnd. chemically treated, ls supplied to every city
borne. Furthermore, ammonia is obtained, important in modern agriculture because by Its means plants can
he artificially supplied witb tbe nitrogen tbey need. Then, again, asphalt
Is produced, much used In roadmalving
although the retort Is not the ehiel
source of Its supply. Lastly, a black
noisome ooze Is collected whlcb goei
by the name of "coal tar." It Is this
which at the touch of (be modern
chemist's wand Is transformed Into tin
most widely different substances Im
The wonders of coal tar do not coast
here. It is a palette of gorgeous col
ors, a medicine chest of potent drugs
a whole Arsenal of terrible explosives
a vial of delicious flavors and a garden
of perfumes���the most prolenn, varle
gated substance in tbe world.���London
Pall Mall Magazine.
A  Custom  That   Is   Neither   Becoming
Nor  Health  Giving.
Why do bolh men and women persist
In wearing lints? asks Pearson's Magazine. There are three reasons why we
should wear clothes. We may wear
them for tbe sake of decency, for the
sake of warmth and for the sake of dis
play. None of these reasons applies
to the wearing of hats. Of course
there are head coverings that are
warm, such ns the Icelander's sealskin
hood and the fisherman's toque; but, as
a rule, there Is no renl warmth in tbe
hat of either sex. When n woman pins
a slight structure of straw and artificial
flowers on tbe top of ber hair sbe never for an instant Imagines that the
thing will keep ber from taking cold.
The masculine top bat Is certainly
warm on n hot day, but It is very far
from warm iu cold weather.
Neither are hats worn for the purpose of display. Doubtless there are
times when women make the lint the
occasion of displaying their fondness
for dead birds, muslin flowers and oth
er beautiful objects, but this Is only
wben fashion has decreed tbat big hats
shall be worn. At other times the female bat is so microscopically small
that It could not be successfully used
for displaying anything. As for men's
hats, tbey never display anything except the atrocious taste which makes
them fashionable. Wby, then, in tbe
name of all that Is sensible, do men
and women wear hats?
As n rule, every man and every woman looks better without a hat than
with one. This Is why we all take off
our hats at the opera or at an evening
party, and yet we cling to a custom
that has not a word to be said in its b. ���
half. We persist in wearing the ugly
useless nnd injurious hat. Why do we
do It? I should like to lind a good Irish
echo thnt would answer the question
at length and In a satisfactory war.
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The ways of auctioneers In different
parts of the world vary greatly. In
Englund and America the seller bears
the expense of tbe sale, but In France
tbe purchaser bears the cost. 5 per cent
being added to bis purchase. In Holland It Is still worse, tbe buyer being
required to pay 11) per cent additional
for tbe expense of the sale.
The Colored Neglige Shirt is
the popular shirt to-day.
A short time ago neglige shirts
were worn only in summer
Now tbe best dressed men
wear them all the year round.
They lind tbem much more
comfortable for daily use, than
a stiff-bosomed shirt.
Not only are tbey more comfortable, but they wear longer,
because tbey make fcwei trips
to the laundry.
It is no the use of a shirt that
wears it out it's the laundry
tbat does it
The name Tooke on a shirt
means Fit, Wear and Comfort���
look for the name.
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sickly habits by occasionally using the health suggestions transmitted by Beecham's Pills.
Prepared only by Thomas Beecham, St. Helens, Lancashire, England.
Sold by all Druggist.-In Canada and tl. S. America.    In boxes 2S cents.
Silent Parlor Matches
Do Not Dose With Purgative**-
A Tonic is All People Need.
Not exactly aick���but not feelinj*.
quite well. That's the way most people feel in the Spring. Easily tired
appetite variable, sometimes headaches and a feeling of depression.
Perhaps pimples or eruptions appear
or there may be twinges of rheumatism or neuralgia. Any of these indicate that the blood is out of order;
that the in-door life of winter has
left its mark upon you and may easily develop into more serious trouble.
Don't dose yourself as many people
foolishly Uo with purgatives in the
hope that you can put your blood
right. Purgatives gallop through the
system and weaken instead of giving
strength. What you need in spring
i;i a tonic medicine that will make
new, rich blood, build up the weakened nerves, and thus give you new
health and strength. Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills is the one medicine that
���can do this speedily, safely and surely. Every dose of this medicine
makes new, rich, red blood, strengthens the appetite, clears the skin,
aud makes tired, depressed men
and women, blight, active and strong.
Mr. Harry Huggins, Oshawa, Out.,
.says:���"1 don't think there is anything equal to Or. Williams' Pink
Pills as n cure Ior nervousness, in-
'digestion and a run down condition
���of tlii* blood. Kin* some time I was
a great Buffefei from these troubles.
1 tried several remedies but nothing
helped me until I began Inking I'i.
Williams' Pink I'ills. liefore taking
them I felt like an old man, but by
tlie time 1 hat* taken lour boxes my
.strength had returned, my appetite
improved, my nerves were steady and
I was feeling a renewed man."
If you need a medicine this spring
���and most people do���try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and see how speedily they will make you feel like a
new person. Sold by all the medicine dealers or by mail at 50 cents
a box or six boxes for $2.50 from
The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville,  Out.
Wife���Do come over to Mrs. Baker's with me, John. She'll make
you feci as if you were at home.
Her Husband��� Then what's the
use  of  going?���Judge.
Are your corns harder to remove
than those that others have had!
Have they had tlie same kind? Have
they not been cured by using Hollo-
way's Corn Cure?    Try a bottle.
Burma has under cultivation for
rice nearly 7,300,000 acres, and this
is less than one-tenth of the total
area under  rice in  British  India.
She���Do you think that the automobile   will   displace   i..e   horse?
He (nervously)���It will if it ever
hits him.
cannot reach the seat of the disease.
Catarrh is a blood or constitutional
disease, and in order to cure it you
must take internal remedies. Hall's
Catarrh Cure is taken internally,
and acts directly on tlie blood and
mucous surfaces. Hall's Oatarrh
Cure is not a quack medicine. It
was prescribed by one of the best
physicians in this country for years
and is a regular prescription. It is
composed of the best tonics known,
combined with the best blood purifiers, acting directly on the mucous
surfaces. The perfect combination cf
the two ingredients is what produces
such wonderful results in curing Catarrh. Send for testimonials free.
F.   J.   OHENEY & CO.,
Props.,   Toledo,   O.
Sold by druggists, price 75c.
Take  Hall's  Family  Pills for  constipation.
"Are you ever going to pay baek
thnt five?"
The man addressed  looked pained.
"It would be a pleasure to do so���"
he replied, "but I cannot indulge in
pleasures during the Lenten season."
���Philadelphia Ledger.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
Eighty Degrees of Frost
It is difficult for us to form any
conception of the degree of cold represented by the 80 degrees of frost
recorded from certain parts of Russia. Leopold McClintock tells how
in one of his Arctic expeditions a
sailor was foolish enougli to do some
outside work at precisely this temperature. His hands froze and when
he rushed into the cabin and pi une
ed one of them into a basin of water,
so cold was tlie hand that the water
was instantly converted int." a block
ot ice.
Bill���I see he is trying to have the
Judge's sentence reversed.
Jill���What  was  the  sentence?
Bill--Ten dollars or ten days
Jill���Well, I don't see what good it
would do to have it reversed.
Bill -Why not?
Jill- Well, wouldn't ten day or ten
dollars be just as bad?��� Yonkers
The Czar has a single estate covering over 100,000,000 acres���that is.
about three times the entire area of
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A Body Builder        Without Alcohol
A Blood Purifier      Without Alcohol
A Grett Alterative    Without Alcohol
^Doctor's Medicine Without Alcohol \
I Ayer's Sarstpsrilla    Without Alcohol
W*�� publlih our fonsulfti
W. banish -s1.o_.ol
from *ur m.dlolnas
W. urf ��� yon to
consult JOIST
Ayer's Pills are liver pills. They act
directly on the liver, make more bile
secreted. This is why they are so vain
able In constipation, biliousness, dyspepsia, sick-headache. Ask your docto;
I If he knows t better laxative pill.
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New Step May Be Taken  In England
In   Near   Future.
A few years ago in England both
the Conservative party and the Liberals, with the exception of the extreme radical section, were agreed that
it was not the duty of the Government to provide any class of citizens
with any of the necessaries of life,
and among the necessaries of life
were included good, habitable dwellings.
It was held that to provide such
necessaries fer any class was not the
duty of the state, because if it did so
it would inevitably tend to make that
class depend not on themselves, but
upon what was done for them elsewhere, and that it would not be possible to teach a worse lesson than "if
you don't take care of yourself the
state will tnke care of you."
But things are changing. The Government has promised to bring a
measure dealing with the housing
question, especially in the crowded
districts, and it is being pressed by
the Socialist section of its party to
provide the working classes with
habitations at greatly lower rents than
the market value paid elsewhere.
This will be supported by a large
number of" radicals, but strenuously
opposed by the Opposition and many
moderate Liberals.
No one doubts the propriety and
the right of the state to interfere in
matters relating to the sanitary laws,
and. looking nt the question as a
mutter of snnitary reform there is
much to he dune by legislation to take
the working classes out of that miserable condition in which they find
themselves, namely, that even if they
wnnt decent houses they cannot find
them. The evil to be grappled with
is not one of modern growth.
The rookeries have heen the growth
of generations. It must take time and
effort and it must cost money to effect
a cure. The Gove *nment has promised old age pensions, the multiplication of small holders, the resuscitation of agriculture, town planning,
better snnitary conditions of labor,
the extinction of sweating, physical
training of the people and other measures necessary to preserve the stamina of the .rnee and develop their intelligence and productive powers.
None of these objects is opposed by
the Unionists, but they are prepared
ti start a crusade against what they
call "revolutionary Socialism," and
they regard the building of good
dwellings at very low rents as a step
toward revolutionary Socialism.
In recent years a great deal has
been done townrd solving the housing question. Cheap electric trams are
run far into the districts known as
"Greater London," but there are thousands of workmen who hnve to reside
near tlieir work in wretched, squalid
rookeries, in courts and blind alleys,
where the sun never penetrates, which
means an enormous waste of life in
infnncv, a great waste of physical
condition after infancy is passed and
a waste of stamina in the present generation and in the generation which
springs from it. County and borough
councils have swent away a large
number of unhealthy areas, but there
are still many left.
Religious   Ideas   in   India.
An illustration of the extent to
which the religious idea dominates
the lives of the people of India, even
to the most minute details, is found
in that most familiar of domestic
utensils, the lota. The shape of this
vessel, as used by Hindus (who always
prefer brass, while the Mohammedans
would give copper the first place, as
being in their opinion the purest of
metals), with its globular, melon-
shaped body and elegantly-reflexed
rim, is Baid to have its original in
the partially-expanded flowers of the
sacred lotus. The Mohammedans turn
the lota into the tonti by adding a
spout to it, because the Koran ordains
that a man should perform his ablutions in running water, and the falling of water through the spout is considered to comply with this injunction.
To these facts, mentioned by Sir
Geo. Watt in his article on "Arts and
Manufactures," in the "Imperial
Gazateer," many parallels could be
quoted. Some years ago, for example,
when an order was issued that prisoners in Bengal gaols were to wear
jerseys and pyjamas, instead of their
ordinary clothes, the result was the
utmost consternation. The Hindus
objected because, they said, it waa
against tlieir religious principles to
eat food while wearing a garment
which contained a seam, while the
Mohemmedans protested that they
were commanded to wear a garment
sufficiently long to cover their heels
when they knelt in prayer. In one
ca.se, where the magistrate of the
district brought in the pandits and
moulvis to disabuse the prisoners'
minds of these prejudices, he found
that these learned gentlemen took
the part of the objectors, maintaining that their scruples were thoroughly scriptural. Some Hindu
prisoners almost straved themselves
to death before they gave in, but discipline eventually prevailed.
Reduced  Size.
After a concert at Manchester,
Joachim, the great violinist, whose
death occurred recently, was at the
railway station, waiting for a train.
A rtspcctable-lookitig man, apparently a navvy in his best clothes,
paced at his side a while, watching
him with close interest. Finally he
asked Ior a light, and got it. As he
drew at his pipe to get it started,
he looked Joachim full in the face.
Then, just as he was about to go on,
h. tapped the violinist's chest impressively. *
"But Paganini was the man," Baid
Jnnchim used to say. declares the
narrator of this story, thnt he never
felt so smnll in his life. Whole pages
of lenmed musical criticism had never begun to whittle him down so fine.
In the Inst act the heroine's tear.
fell like rain.
The villain was surprised.
She  hnd   been   so  cold  during the
f(receding acts that he expected noth-
rip* I**-*** lli'*-** a hailstorm.
Never Caught Alive.
In Lnke Derwent.later, In England,
there is a species ol' lish called van-
dace, which are never caught alive.
They are said to frequent the deeper
parts of the lake and are never met
wilh In the rivers. One or two dead
Specimens of the breed which have
been found In the lake are treasured as
Birth of Baby Girls at Brighton With
One Backbone.
Brighton has furnished a parallel to
the famous Siamese twins, a young
woman having given birth to two
little girls joined inseparably at the
hips, their backbones meeting at the
lower end of the body.
They also hav. certain internal organs in common; otherwise they are
finely developed children with every
prospect of a vigorous existence.
Dr. Booth, who attended at the
birtL. says that the case is phenomenal. The children have evidently entirely separate individualities, for
one has been noticed to wake up .and
cry without disturbing the other, and
one has had pain without the other
being concerned.
The doctor says: "I am trying to
get the foster-parents to consent to
an operation to separate the children, '���
but they demur. Sueh an operation
might cause the death of one of them,
for the twins, of course, have the
same blood supply, but I think one
of them would continue to live.
"Joined as they are, any infantile
disease, such as measles, which one
might catch, would be sure to be communicated to the other.
"I intend to exhibit the phenomenon to the Medical Society next
week. Such a case I have never experienced before, ft, is extremely
rare to find such children in apparently perfect health."
A continuous stream of visitors has
flown in and out of the little house,
in wliich tliey are lying in a double
The twins nre the daughters of a
maid servant, and are now threo
weeks old. One oi them has a slight
cold, but the other is in perfect
health. Tliey sleep peacefully in
their cradle back to back
It is intended to christen them Violet and Daisy. Suggestions have been
made to the foster-mother for exhibiting the children in public, but it is
her intention at present to allow only
the medical profession to inspect
Marquis of Townshend Makes Oud
Accusation  Against Curate.
A remarkable ease of hypnotism
and blighted affection is occupying
the attention of a London court, in
which the Marquis of Townshend is
one of the principals. The other is
the Bev. Arthur Bobins, one time
curate of the fashionable Holy Trinity Church.
The Marquis is the plaintiff in the
case, and he charges the curate with
having hypnotically wheedled from
him various large sums of money and
valuable heirlooms, and also the love
ol his beautiful wife, wliich tlie curate has deprived him of by slander.
The Marquis .wept so hysterically
when he related his woes on the witness stand that he could scarcely be
The plaintiff's story is that he
studied hypnotism with the defendant, who found the Marquis so plastic a subject that he put him under
hypnotic control and in that state
secured many of the Townshend
paintings, works of art and jewels,
and also the Townshend ready money
���all under the simple scheme of making the Marquis think he didn't neod
any ol the possessiohs.
The affairs of the Marquis of Townshend have had many strange phases.
In 1905 he married Gladys Ethel
Gwendolen Eugenie, the beautiful
daughter of Thomas Sutherst, a lawyer. The Marquis is a little, insignificant man, and not particularly
bright, while the Marchioness is a
woman of grent wit and intelligence.
After the honeymoon, which waa
a farce, there were legal entanglements over money matters, which
were brought to topsy-turvy end by
the declaration of wife and father-in-
law that the Marquis was mentally
incapable. Some sort of reconciliation was patched up, and since that
time quiet has brooded over the
Townshend menage.
Courting Assassination.
That some twenty rulers, elective as
well as hereditary, have been assassinated within tlie pnst forty years, is
largely due to a bravery which in
some instances has closely approached foolhardiness.
The late King Carlos of Portugal,
for example, knew perfectly well that
a plot against his dynasty had been
hatched by desperate men, who would
stick at nothing to accomplish their
ends. Yet he drove through his capital to his death in an..open carriage,
taking scarcely eV**n the most ordinary
preeau tions.
The unhappy Ozar Alexander of
Russia, again, was warned, urged, implored even, not to venture forth on
the dny he was blown to pieces by a
bomb. But. he refused to listen, and
even nfter the first explosion, insisted
on quitting his sleigh to see to the
wounded, instead of driving straight
home, with the result that he met the
death he might almost be said to have
voluntarily sought.
Then there was Ihe case of President
McKinley, who could not be dissuaded
from shaking hands with all tlie ragtag and bobtail of Buffalo, although
warned by his secret police that he
was risking his life in so doing. Similarly, President Carnot might be alive
to-day hnd he followed the advice of
M. Casmir-Perier and refrained from
going to LyonB on that fatal day in
June, 18C4.
King Humbert was warned, not
once, but many times, of the imnin-
ent danger he was in nfter the political crisis of June 18th. 1900. Yet we
find him, only six weeks later, driv-
ing unescorted amongst the fanatical
and turbulent populace ot Morna,
where he was fatally shot.
Of course, there are exceptions,
King Alfonso, for instance, chose to
drive to church to get married in a
steel-clad, bomb-proof coaeh. To which
precaution is due the fact that he
and his queen are alive to-day.
In   the   Rjoular   Way.
"Quilchley served a term for perjury? I never heard of that. How
did it happen."
"Per jury "
Motor  Madness.
The rapid youth now vows the rac��
With alcohol Is too serene.
To set a truly thrilling pneo
The thing you want Is gasoline.
-Washington Star.
Mr. F. Astridge, of 3 St. Paul Street,
St. Catharines, Ont., says: "For five
years I suffered untold agony with
protruding piles. No one knows the
suffering one has to endure only those
who are so unfortunate as to have
them. The pain was so great at times
I would almost scream. I went down
in weight nnd had no appetite. I tried
everything I heard of for piles, but
got no relief. I went to several doctors, but they would give me little
hope of ever- getting rid of them and
I finally gave up in despair. One day
a friend gave me a sample of Zam-Buk
salve and told me of someone who
had been cured. I decided to try it,
and the relief I got was encouraging.
I bought a box, and the piles kept -_n
diminishing and the pain was getting
less. I used three boxes and arn now
completely cured. I wish I could
have got Zam-Buk years ago, it would
have saved me a great deal ol misery.
One thousand dollars would be none |
too small an amount to give for sucli
a cure as mine. I wish I eould convince every sufferer of the value of
Zain-Buk cures cuts, burns, chapped
hands, cold sores, itch, ulcers, eczema,
running sores, oatarrh, piles, bad legs,
abscesses, face sores, spring eruptions
and all skin diseases. It is good also
for rheumatism, sciatica, etc., when
well rubbed in. Of all druggists and
stores. 50c, or from Zam-Buk Co.,
The Duke of Wellington six months
after the battle of Waterloo was created a marshal of '-'ranee.
Little Arthur stood peering down
into tlie countenance of his baby sister, whom the nurse was singing to
"Say, nurse," he finally whispered,
"It's   nearly   unconscious,   *sn't   it?"
The nurse nodded an affirmative
and sang on.
"Then don't sing any more or yon
will kill it."���Lippincott's.
A Requisite for the Rancher.��� On
the cattle ranges of the west, where
men and stock are far from doctors
and apothecaries, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil is kept on hand by the intelligent ns a ready made medicine,
not only for many human ills, but as
a horse and cattle medicine of surpassing merit. A horse and cattle
rancher will find matters greatly simplified  by using this oil.
"I was a celebrated pianist and a
great success with the public." confided the sad-eyed man to his companion
"but I hnd a misfortune which threw
me out of favor with my audiences
and cut off my revenue as a performer."
"What was your misfortune?" asked his friend.
"My hair fell out."���Bohemian.
"Life in Every Dose"
"I cannot speak too highly of Psychine, for it is the greatest medicine 1
ever used. I was just about 'all in'
when I began the treatment, and in 3
months I was as well as ever. It is a
great tonic for weak and run down people. There is new life in every dose."
Ridgetown, Ont.; Dec. 19, 1906.
It is a sin not to tell your sick
friends about this wonderful prescription. Throat, lung and stomach troubles, and all run down conditions
quicklv cured by its use. At all druggists, 50c and $1.00, or Dr. T.A. Slocum, Ltd., Toronto.
Captain���If I see your face in my
house again  I  shall  slap it.
Noble Foreigner���Ah! but it ees a
punishable offence.
Captain���Of course it is. That is
why I want to slap it.
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc
His  Outfit   Must   Be   Ready   For  All
King Edward recently started out
on his travels, and this brings to mind
the fact that when His Majesty is
about to undertake even a semi-incognito visit abroad it is the duty of hia
body servants to see that he travels
with an outfit capable of meeting any
emergency. Foreign potentates are
amazingly particular concerning sartorial etiquette.
In. .this matter many an easy going
and simple-minded monarch has remained quite mediaeval in his no-,
tions of what it due to him. That is
the reason why each royal personage
is compelled to have such an amazingly large wardrobe, especially so complete and costly a collection of uniforms, and, of course, in many cases
the question of "What shall I wear?"
abroad is settled for royalty by the
Draconian laws of international etiquette.
Perhaps the fact that royal personages have to wear when traveling, and
for long tiring hours, heavy uniforms
to which they ore unaccustomed, and
which perhaps they have only worn
once it ever before, makes them more
particular than humbler mortals concerning the comfort of their ordinary
touring garments.
This is particularly true of Edward
VII.; His Majesty's lounge suits nre
marvels of ease and comfort, and special care is taken In the matter of
the royal footgear, particularly since
the King's serious accident ut Wad-
desdon some years ago.
To give but one example, tho King
does not use the usual "service" boots
painfully familiar to every officer;
in his ease these a:-e replaced by an
easier make, which, though boasting
of thick heels, have no brad* or nails.
In this connection it may be stated
that His Majesty never wears shoes,
excepting when yachting; like the late
Queen, he prefers boots for all occasions.
From Ceylon Tea Plantations are contained in
I CkU DATI/ETC ftNl V Blue Label 40c, Red Label 60.,
LCAUrAlKCljUilLI      And Gold Label 60c. per Ib.
Salesman���You ought to have a
talking machine.
Mr. Grouch���I have. I married it.
���Comic Cuts.
Tablets. Druggists refund money if
it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature is on each box.   25c.
"They didn't have Peace Congresses when you were young, did they,
"Yes, we did, child; but we called
them  quilting parties."
The healthy glow disappearing from
the cheek and moaning and restlessness at night are sure symptoms of
worms in .children. Do not fail to get
a bottle of Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator; it is an effectual medicine.
Teacher���Now   Tommy,    can    you
tell  me  what  "t-o-o"   spells?
Small   Tommy���Yes,    ma'am;    it
spells "too."
Teacher���That's    right;  and    what
does  "t-o"   spell,  Johnny?
Smnll   Johnny���I   guess    it    spells
"one."���Chicago   News.
I wns cured of Acute Bronchitis by
Bny of Islands.    J. M. CAMPBELL.
I was cured nf Facial Neuralgia by
Springhill. N.S.      WM.  DANIELS.
I was cured of Chronic Rheumatism
Albert Co., N.B.       GEO. TINGLEY.
New York Physician Transfuses Father's Blood With Child's.
Physicians and surgeons are discussing with the keenest interest ah
operation recently performed by Dr.
Alexis Carrel, head of the Rockefeller
Institute, on the li'.tle daughter of Dr.
Adrian V. S. Lambert,* whicli they
regard as must convincing proof of
the value of vivisection.
Anti-viviseotiomsts are centering
their attack on the Rockefeller Institute, and the fact that the operation
was performed by one of the leading
surgeons connected with it gives it a
peculiar  significance.
In itself the operation is regarded
as one of the most remarkable ever
performed. The child was only five
years old and was suffering from purpura, a disease of which little is
known. Its symptoms are a weakening of the walls' of th'e arteries so
that the blood escapes from all parts
of the body.
Dr. Carrel was called in when the
life of the child was despaired of.
The only possible hope lay in transfusion of blood. Dr. Lambert, the
child's father, volunteered to give all
his own* blood thnt was, necessary to
save the chijd's life, and Dj*. Carrel
undertook the operation in' spite of
the slight chance* there, appeared to
be of success.        ,   .    .*,..' >���*
He was strapped to the baby and
one of his' arteries, connected with the
child's blood vessels. His blood rushed from his big healthy body into
that of the child with such good effect that the bnby rallied almost immediately and is now not only out
of danger, but fast gaining flesh and
the rosy look a healthy baby ought to
Friends of Dr. Carrel,;who declined
with some abruptness to discuss the
case, say that the operation would
have been out of the question except
for the skill gained from many similar operations on the lower animals.
London School Attendance./
During the last six years there has
been a decline of mnre than 10.000 in
the number of children nttending.the
elementary schools of London, and
the official reporting the matter to the
London County Council Board of Education says that one of the chief
causes is the reduction which appears
to be taking place in the average size
of London families.
There is no direct suggestion of race
suicide, for the report says* "Some
portion of the reduction in the average
number of children in a family in the
county of London is in all probability
due to the fact that the larger families
feel to greater extent than the smaller
ones the economic pressure which
tends to drive them from the centre
of London to the outskirts of the
county, and beyond the county.
"As a rule, the larger the famil.
the greater is the difficulty of finding suitable house accommodation in
the more contrnl parts, and the
stronger are the influences of attraction to the' suburbs."
Escaped the Frost That Injured Much
of the Whoat Last Year.
A prominent business man whose
interests demand a very close study
of Northwest crop conditions, said recently : it is nu interesting fact
that while there was a .shortage in
most of the cereal crops last year, tlie
flax crop of the Canadian West was
larger than ever before. This was
chielly due to the fact that flax can
be sown later than wheat, bailey or
outs ns it matures much more quickly so that in a short season witli early
frost is is not so risky a.crop as wheat.
Flax is very extensively grown in tlie
Northwestern States, but uie fanners
of Canada have never raised enough to
supply tiie home market, so that
huge quantities of flaxseed, ns well
as linseed oil and other products of
flaxseed, are imported every year.
Millions of dollars have been sent out
of Canada for flaxseed and its products and this money might just as well
have been kept in Canada to circulate
among tlie farmers of the west. Tin's
is n mutter well worth tlie attention
of newspapers circulating in the Can.
adian West.
"Flaxseed is used for a great variety of purposes and the demand for
it ia Steadily increasing. The cliief
crop of tlie west must continue to be
wheat, but those farmers who sow a
portion of their land witli flaxseed
will have something to fall back on
when their wheat crop is destroyed
or injured by early frost."
For Inflammation of the Eyes.���
__in___g the many good qualities which
Parmelee's Vegetable Pills possess,
besides regulating the digestive organs, is their efficacy in reducing inflammation of the eyes. It has called
forth many letters of recommendation
from those who were afflicted witli
this complaint and found a cure in
tlie pills. Tliey affect the nerve centres and the blood in a surprisingly
active way, and the result is almost
immediately seen.
Every Scrap of Every Kind Is Held to
Be Sacred.
The Chinese hold every scrap of
nritlug sacred, no matter wbat the
characters express���the merest commercial message, advertisement, etc.
Since Confucius used these characters
to teach his wisdom tliey are holy.
In the average Chinese community
all letters and waste papers are laid
nway in a clean receptacle to await the
collector, who appears at regular Intervals to transfer the wasle papers to
the sacred furnace. If thc papers were
burned by the Chinese in their own
homes, the nslies of the sacred writing!' would mingle with the ashes of
wood and other fuel, and the ashes of
Chinese writing are as sacred as the
writing Itself.
The ashes from lhe sacred furnace
are placed In sacks, the sacks are conveyed by wagons to the sea and there,
In a Mon War boat, are carrlsd out
where the tide runs swift and consigned to the waves.
The Mon War boat belongs to the
Mon War Slier, which Is a lodge with
branches everywhere, organized and
maintained for the purpose of paying
reverence to the spirit of Confucius.
The furnace lu the Chinatown which
nearly every large city lu the United
States harbors Is generally n brick,
ovenlike structure about five feet high.
Opposite It on the wall there will usually be nn inscription of the character
of the following: "The spirits of our
ancestors are pleased that we keep
sacred the writing of our country."
The society of Mon War Slier (Club
of the Beautiful Writing) ls made up
In each case of tiie prominent denizens
of Chinatown, who support It by voluntary contributions, which pay the
salaries of the keeper and his asslst-
An act lias been passed by the Oklahoma legislature making it a punishable offence for tlie proprietor cf
any hotel in the State to use bed-
sheets less than 9 feet in length, or
to expect his customers to use cracked chinawaie.
PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteed tc
cure any case of Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles in 6 to 14
days or money refunded.   60c.
Overdid   It.x
Hospital ��� ..Physician (to reassure
him)���That snake you see is not a
real one, you know.
D.' T. Patient���You see it, too, do
you, doc?   Ah, ha!���Chicago Tribune.
Minard's   Liniment  for  sale  every-
More Substantial.
"He makes a fine living by his pen."
"Is he sueh a popular writer?"
"Writer nothing!   He raises pigs."���
Baltimore American.
All In Sight.
Jack Sprat could eat no fat,
His wife could eat no lean,
But when Invited out to dlna
Thqy gobbled ali thej auto*
Our   Landlady���It's   the   strangest
thing   in   the   world.   Do  you  know,
our dear old pet cat disappeared very |
suddenly   yesterday.       Excuse     me, '
Mr. Rudolpn, will you have another
piece  of  rabbit pie?
Mr. Rudolph (promptly)���No, thank
you !
Our landlady (an hour later)--That
is three more pies saved. This season will be a profitable one, indeed.
���London Tit-Bits.
Chewing Tobacco
Rich and satisfying.
The big black plug.
W.    N.   U.   No.   684.
Not a Bad Calling.
An instance cnme to the notice of
the writer only the other dny (says
George Turnbull in Cassell's Magazine) where a first-class dentist snt
up in prnctice in a town in the south
of England with a good cIiibs of residents. There hail not previously
been a first-clnss practitioner in the
town, and the people had been under
the necessity of going by train either
to one of the neighboring large
towns or to London. Very quickly
the dentist acquired a reputation,
and the justification nf his experiment wns proved, by the fact that ln
six months he had made no less than
��1,000. Such good fortune Is not met
with every dny; still there is always
a living to bo made in dentistry. It
Is a good profession to be in. Let the
reader ask himself if he has ever
heard of a dentist becoming bankrupt.
It   May   Be   So.
The things that great men sometimes
Within   t'lomsclves   somes   doubts
He says, "I'm not a candidate!"
And hopes perchance thot he's mistaken.   '
"Old Jorkins left his son nothing
but a pittance out of his big fortune."
"What else did you expect? Didn't
Jorkins  start life  as  a  barber?"
"But what had that to do with his
disinheriting  his  son?"
"Force of habit, you see, made him
cut his heir."���Baltimore American.
a new Australian ��� industry is the
extraction of oil from rabbits' skins.
The process does not' impair the va
lue of the skins for commercial purposes.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
every form of contagious Itch on hu
man or animals cured in 30 minutes
by   Wdlford's   Sanitary   Lotion.
Time and the Man
Someone may suggest that if Cromwell and Napoleon Bonaparte alid Bismarck and George Washington and
Abraham had not appeared to do the
work they did, others would have
arisen equally capable of doing it,
though perhaps in a different way.
To this suggestion , there are two
answers. One is that it is pure conjecture. The other answer is that history shows us many occasions when
the great man wns needed, and when
tlie need of him wns acutely felt,and
yet wilt * one did not appear. The
greatness of some men is largely due
to favoring conditions. Other men,
perhaps more brilliant, achieve less
than their powers seemed to promise,
because they wero not in key witli
their own age. Perhaps they were
ahead o' it.���James Bryce in Pall
Mall Gazette.
A Little  Bedtime Talk.
Philip, aged two and a half, was being put to bed, and his mother was
giving hlm a little bedtime talk.
"God is always near you," she said.
"He Is alwoys watching over you and
Is close beside you, dear."
"Is he right here now," asked Philip
���"right beside mc now, mother?"
"Yes, dear���right here beside you,
though you can't see him."
Philip turned solemnly.
"Hello, God!" he sald.-New "fork
Fox   Farming
It is credibly stated that a very
flourishing lox farm is being carried
on in Prince county, Prince Edward
Island. The parties conducting tlie
same have met with great success,
and each year put on the market
large numbers of skins of various
kiifds. Their success, it is said, is
largely due to the fact thnt they have
their farm divided off into sections,
each section under the care of one
person, no one else being allowed to
approach it. In this way tlie animals
become accustomed to the person in
charge and grow very tame, but if a
stranger approaches tliey will hide
and not be seen for n dny or two.
Many of the hides in tlieir green
condition were valued at $200 to $250
encb,  one  or two  reaching  $450.
He  Used to   Be  One  Engaged   Exclusively  In  Foreign  Commerce.
Originally   the   term   merchant  was
applied only to one who traded with
foreign  countries and  who owned or
.'bartered   ships   for   that   purpose���
Chaucer's "Marehaunt:"
He woldo  the  see  were kepud  for eny-
Betwixe MIddulburgh and Orewelle.
The merchant of Venice had "on the
ocean" his "argosies with portly sail,"
and so had all the other merchnnts
about whom poets or historians have
written. So also in the Bible there Is
no confusion about the meaning of the
word. One passage alone will serve as
an illustration, "She is like the merchants' ships���she bringeth her food
from afar" (rroverbs xxxl, 14). De
Quincey, writing In the early part of
the nineteenth century ("Autobiographic Sketches"), says:
"My father was a merchant, not ln
the sense of Scotland, where it means
a retail dealer���ono, for Instance, who
sells groceries In the cellar���but In the
English sense, a sense rigorously exclusive���that Is, he was a man engaged In foreign commerce aud no
other, therefore In wholesale commerce and no other,"
But now it is no longer necessary to
"plow the Spanish main" to g!.e one
this time honored title, for any one
who sells eggs by the dozen or flannel
by the piece is at once put down as a
merchant.���Loudon Notes and Queries.
There are plants so sensitive that If
when standing by them you should
suddenly put up your umbrella or sunshade It would be quite sufficient to
cause them Instantly to close together
their leaflets and turn down their leaf
stalks, just as If they were startled and
alarmed by the movement Indeed,
on a sunny day when the temperature
Is sufficiently high you need not make
even so decided n movement; merely
your shadow coming In contact with
their leaves *.v"! often cause them to
fall slightly.���Strand Magazine,
I ought not to allow nny mnn becnuse
he has broad lands to feel that he ls
rich In my presence. I ought to make
hlm feel that I can do without his
riches, that I cannot he bought���neither by comfort, neither by pride���and,
although I be utterly peuniless and receiving bread from him, that he Is the
poor man beside me.���Emerson.
Seeing the Alps.
"Did you see the Alps?"
"Oh, yes. Our car broke down right
opposite them, and, do you know, I'm
almost glad It did. I found them so
charming and Interesting."���Exchange.
Clear, but Confusing.
She���Oh, dou't go there on Saturday.
It's so  frightfully  crowded.    Nobody
goes there then.
Some people think that they are fond
of litem lure just because they like to
read novels.���Boston Globe.
There Is Only One
"Bromo Quinine"
That Is
Laxative Bromo Quinine
Always  remember  tho  full  name.    Look
for  this   signature on  every  box.    25o.
efrvtrtat THE   SLOCAN   MINING  REVIEW.   NEW   DENVER.   B. C.
Bank of cMontreal,
CAPITAL ALL PAID UP. $14,400,000.
REST. $11,000,000
President���Loan Strathcona and Mount Royal.
Vice-President���Hon. Geokoe A. Dkummond.
General Manager���E. S. Clouston.
Branches in All The Principal Cities in Canada
A General Banking Business, Transacted.
: NEW DENVER BRANCH, - 11. G. FISHER, Manager.
Slocan flDintno Keview.
���Subscription if2.00 per annum, strictly
in advance.   No pay, no paper.
AnvKRTisiNO Baths:
Kotices to Delinquent Owners - ..12.00
"    tor Crown Grants    -   -   7.80
"     " Purchase of Land   -    7..r>0
"      " License to Cut Timber 5.00
All locals will lie chained for at the rate
of lie. per line each issue.
Transient rates made known on application.    No room for Quacks.
Address all Communications and make
Cheques payable to
Editor aud Publisher.
Make yourself famiiiar with the
-above rates and Save Trouble.
They tell of a certain young woman in
a town not many miles from here, who
has   a  certain   young   man  under her
thumb.   We presume  he will ask for
the balance of her hand Sjon.
It oflen occurB ihat tlie charily whicli
begins at home is eo df.com aged that il
never gets any further,
If lime wns money, loafers in our
many towns would be basking in wealth.
The man who thinks he has married
an angel may think hiuiEelf fortunate if
she turns out to be a good cook,
A newspaper article in tlie Chicago
"World" says that "pearls aio becoming scarce." Come to think of it, we
notice we have not euch a very large
supply on hand. We also find diamonds
Mi'd enough to get hold of these dnys.
We have found upon investigation
that the term "refined" is applied promiscuously to anyone, and who doesn't
���.arc for boiled cabbage.
Give tome people ao inch and they
���*, ill take everything that isn't nailed
< own.
The poet who wrote "man wants but
little here below" thouid try again.
fSome people want all, and others want
more than they can get.
They tell of a man in Silverton who
is so gentle minded that he has never
been known to have an obstinate cough.
To John McCaskill or to whomsoever
lie may have tianfened his interest in
lhe Mollie IIo|e mine���', claim situated
near Cody, located Hie 4th day ol July,
1904, in tlie Slocan Mining 'Division of
West Kootenay District.
You Wie hereby notified that I have
expended two hundred and five dollars
(1.205.00) in payment in lieu of work
and recording fees upon thu above
limned mineral claim in order to hold
the same under the provision of the
mineral act, section 24, and if within 90
iUvs from the dale of this notice you
fail or refuse to contribute your proportion of lho above mentioned sum
together with nil costs of advertising,
your inlerest in the snid claim will become Ihe property of (he undersigned,
under section 4 of the mineral act
Amendment act, moo.
Dated at Cody, this llth dav of May,
Augi4        t. l. McAllister.
Slocan Land Distiict���District of
West Koolenay.
Take Notice that I, Harvey Fife, of
Slocan, miner, intend sixty days from
the date hereof, to apply to the, Cliief
Commissioner of Lanos and Works for
permission to puichase the lollowing
described lands: Starting at a post
planted on C.P.B. survey line, running
east to Lot 8701, tlience north to corner
of lot 7702, thence east 40 chains, theuce
soutli 20 chains, thence west to C. P. R.
survey line, following said line to point
of commencement, containing 120 acres,
more or less.
John Uround, Agent.
May 2, 1808.
Slocan Land District ���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that C. Provost of Ontario, farmer, in 60 days from date, inj
tends to apply to the chief commisioner
of Lands and Works for permission to
purchase the following described land*
Commencing at a poet planted 200 feet
south of the south west corner of Block
7161 running nortli 00 chains, west 60
chains, south 10 chains, east 60 chains
following the river to point of commencement.
Located April llth, 1908.
Jel8 F. Provost, Agent.
Warm Weather is Coming!
Slocan Land Distiict���District of West
Take notice that Eli Lolonde, of Ontario, farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase tlie following described land: Commencing at a poet
planted on the north side of Lemon
Creek 1!_ miles west of lhe first north
fork of Lemon creek, thence north 40
chains, tlience east 40 chains, thence
south 40 cliains lo Lemon creek, tlience
west 40 chains following Lemon creek
to pointof commencement.
April 18, 1908.
Frank Provost, agent.
Marmion and Maryland Mineral Claims,
situate in tlie Sioeun Cily Mining Division   ol   West   Kootenay   District.
Where   located: On  Tiger   Oreek, a
branch of  the second  north  fork of
Lemon Creek.
Take notice Ihat I,  Henri Robert
Joiand, F. M. C. No. B4800, acting as
agent fo.  S*. Randolph Bruce, F. M. C.
No. I!8505.'!, intend, sixty dnys from tlie
date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a CertiIlealeof Improvements
for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant to an   undivided   four-fifths in
each of the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 87, must be commenced
before tlie issuance of Buch Ceitificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 28th day of May, 1908.
Jy 30. H. R. JORAND.
The absence of A. Edward Stewart
i om Kxslo on the day of tne celebration lias been explained. He was engaged
ns field marshall for the New Denver
celebration and spent the day there.
IIo speaks highly of the affair, partieii-
laily of lhe dramatic performance in the
evening. "Tom Cobb," ns played by
the New Denver nmaleuis was a treat.
The work of "Jay-Jay" Atherton as
Col. O'Fipp and C. F. Nelson as Tom
Cobb was paiticularly good.���Knslo
A Russian emigrant, bound for Sandon, by mistake got off at Silverton, one
day last week. His purse was as meagre as liis English, but he continued
his journey a few days later well convinced of the hospitality of Silverton
Thc crowd were being photographed
in front of a certain Silverton hotel one
day last week, and just at the crucial
moment when the boys were cultivating
smiles that were foreign to them, there
came a cry of "Hold on!" from out of
the sea of faces, and a man madly disentangled himself from the concouise
and hit tlie stairs of lhe hotel four at a
time. "What's up; what made you do
that!" and queries not quite so high
falutin' were hurled at him when he
again took up his position. "HuUy
gee!" he panted, "I hadn't got my
watch chain on."
We have given instructions to our artist tn bring that watch chain out big in
our special issue.
Services will be held in the Presbyterian Church, Sunday, June 14th, at
11 a.m.; Silveiton at 7-80. Subject:
"Final Permanenceof Moral Character."
VV. M. Chalmers, Pastor.
The Patrick Lumber Company has the
sympathy of tho entire Slocan in their
recent disaster.
For Lease or Bond���on reasonable
terms���The Hydrabad group of Ten-
mile, a silver-lead properly with ore in
sijjht in tunnel. Another tunnel in on
lead 85 feet.   Apply J. H. Wereley.
Anglican Church, St. Stephen's New
Denver; Sunday, Juno 14th, 1908,
Trinity Sunday;   Evensong 7-30.
90 M
General Merchant   ���   New Denver    ;
JUST ARRIVED.   A large shipment of Groceries orange**,
lemons,   bananas, and candies of   various an 1   tasty  kinds.
Rin_ up our s'ori*.    Telephoni* installed.     Can also give
*      Immediate delivny.
J Call and see o ir Assortment of Men's Summer Underwear,
I       Socks, Gloves, Overalls, Collars, Ties, Hats, etc.
V t*************************************}******^^.
1************************************************** i
j Hotel Grand, Nakusp jj
Proprietor:  H. J. LaBRASH
White help employed only.       A Home from Home.       Fully equipped
������ for High-Class Trade.      Excellent Accommodation and
X Splendid Cuisine Always.
J Personal supervision given lo the wants ol Our Patrons.
|     Choicest Liquors, Wines,  and Cigars.
i*********************************, ********* i
Slocnn Land District���District ol
West Kootenay.
Take notice that J. Crow, Slocan,
B.C., miner, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands. Commencing at a post
running norlli 250 feet to the sunth-west
corner of Block 7161. thence east 80
chains, thence south 60 chains to the
river more or less to the west, 80 chains
following the river to point of commencement, Located April llth, 1908.
Jel8 J- CROW.
Kaslo Land District���Distiict of
West Kootenay.
Take Notice that Lilian E. Gelhing,
of Slocan City, married woman, intends
to applv for permission lo purchase the
following described land: Commencing
at a post planted at the south-west corner ol lot 3810 about five miles from
Sloeun Citv, thence south 40 cliains,
tlience west 20 chains, thence north 40
chains, tlience east 20 cliains to point
of commencement, containing 80 acres.
Robert George Henderson, Agent.
April 27th, 1908. J''30
Slocan Land Distiict���Distiict of
West Kootenay.
Take Noiice that William Clough of
Slocan City, occupation miner, intends
to apply for permission to purchase the
following described laud : Commencing
at a poBt planted on the west s do of
Slocan lake about one and a half miles
north of Evan's creek and marked "Wm.
C.'s south-east corner post," tl ence
west 20 chains, thence north 40 chains,
tlience east 20 chains, thenco south 40
chains, following shore of lake to point
of  commencement  and   containing 80
acres more or less. 	
April 80th, 1908. Jy��0.
Take notice that J. J, Atherton, of
New Denver, B.C., printer, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described land. Commencing
at a post planted on the south side of
Lemon Creek, about one hundred and
fifty feet south-west of the mouth of
the first north fork of Lemon creek,
running south 20 chains, thence west
40 chains, Ihence noith 20 chains, to
Lemon creek, thence east 40 chains
following Lemon Creek to place of commencement.
Dated this 8th day of April, 1008.
Sweet Grass, Wilm er, Ivan,and Wil-
mer Fractional mineral claims, situate in the Slocan Mining division of
West Kootenay District. Where located : On Goat Mountain north of
Denver Siding.
Take notice that I, Frank C. Green,
acting: as agent for George Boulter,
Free Miners Certilicate Nu. B12865, intend 00 days from the date hereof to
apply to tho mining recorder for certificates of Improvements, for the pur-
pone of obtaining Crown Grants of the
above claims.
And furl her lake notice that action
under section 87, must be commenced
before the issuance of EUch Certilicate
of Improi eineiits
Dated this llth dny of Jan. A.D. 1908
A p. 16 Nelson, B.C.
i  a���~~- =a
Bosun Hall Stores
We have arriving this week���25 extra
Tailor-made Suits In new blue, colored
cheviot, and bluo sense. The very latest
English Jand New York patterns The
trousers are made in rig tops to fit tlie
insteps beautifully," We can fit yon out
in ten minutes for a trip to any countrry
on earth. Our Shots for men, women,
and children are-the very latest lasts in
footwear. We have also received 5 doz.
Japanese cream serge Outing Shirts.
The Verv latest design in shut wear, and
made strictly for uur own trade. Latest
cuts in Collars, Culls, Ties, Hate, and
Caps in all varieties. B'g stork of Tet-
ley's Teas in 81b cuddi* s for *fl 20 each.
This Space
Next Week! only a fot left
If not, get one, and experience the Delight
of a Comfortable Rest in the Shade,
New Denver
Meat Market
Always a good supply of
home-fed Reef, Mutton
aud  Pork on hand.
Poultry, Game and
Fish in seasou,
Hermann Clever
... AT
mmi mm swus
Emporium Mineral   ClarTn  situate in
the Slocan Mining Division of West
P Kootenav District.    Where located:
On I'ayne gulch adjoining the Mercury
Mineral claim.
Take notice Ihat I, Win. S. Drenry,
acting as agent fur Win. II. Yawkey,
F.M.C. No. B4988, Win. II. Yawkey.
Cyrus Yawkcv, and Augusta Lydia
Austin, F.M.C. No, R496I), executors of
the XV. C. Yawkey estate, and John D.
Fundi, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B17580, intend 60 days from the dale
hereof, to apply to mining recorder for
a ceit licate of improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of
the i bove eh im.
And further lake notice that action,
under section 37, must b�� Commenced
before the Issuance of such certificate of
Dated this 23rd day of April, A.D. 1908.
Slocan Land District���Distiict of
West Kootenay.
Take Notice that John Thomas Chapman, of Lemon Creek, rancher, intends
to apply for permission to purchase the
follow ing described land: Commencing
at a post planted on the wet boundary
of Lot 382, Group 1, immediately north
of Slocan river and marked "J, T. C.
south-east comer," Ihence north 40
chains, thence west 20 chains, thence
south 40 chains, thence east 20 chains,
to the point of commencement, containing 80 acres more or less.
May 15th, 1908. Jj'30
Dealer in Mines, Mineral Piospects,
ffruit Xaitos anb
General "Real Estate
Preliminary  examinations of  Property   for prospective  purchasers a
12 years experience in the Slocan. All
business   prom'ptly   attended to and
satisfaction guaranteed.
P.O. Box 112, Silverton, B.C.
Jeweller and
Late with J. O. Patenaude, Nelson.
Repairs to Brooches, Pins, etc. in Gold
or Lead Solder.
All work guaranteed.     Special attention to mail orders.
Slocan Land Dislrict���Dislrict of West
Take notice that Beulah Mary'Sbep-
ard, of Lelhbringe, Alta., married woman, intends to apply for permission
to purchase Ihe following described
lands: Commencing'at a post planted
on the east shore of Slocan lake about
six miles fiom Slocan City marked B. M.S.
N. E. Corner post, Ihence south 80
chains, thence west 20 chains, thence
north 80 chains along shore of Slocan
Lake, thence east 20 chains to point of
April 24th, 1908.
Jy23 Jesse T. Tipping, agent
Slocan Land Distiict���Dislrict of    ���
Weet Kootenay.
Take noiice that Francis Woodbury
Spooner, of Nelson, B.C., Real estate
agent, intends to apply for permission
tu purchase tl.e following described land.
Commencing ut a post planted at the
north-east corner of Lot 8774, Gioup 1
Kootenay, thence south 20 chains, thence
east 20 chains, thence nortli 20 chains,
tlience west 20 chains to the point of
commencement and containing 40 acres
more or less.
William Henry Courteiiay, agent.
Take Notice that I, JeBseT. Tipping of
Slocan City, B.C., occupation, miner,
intends to appiy for permission to purchase the following described lands :
Commencing at.a post plunted about
one and a half miiu south east of Slocan
Citv, B.C., near the north boundary of
W. O. E. Koch's laud, thence north 60
chains, thence east 00 chains, thence
south CO chains, tlience west 60 chains
and containing 800 acies more or less
Slocan City, B.C. March 2nd, 1908.
Kootenay Hotel
Sandon, B.C.
Should your business or pleasure take
you to Sandon at any time, call at
the  Kootenay  and let Ed. or
George mix you the famous
Sandon Cocktail or your
own favorite lotion.
No frost here. Two shifts always.
Slocan Land District���District of
Wett Kootenny.
Slocan Land District���District of Take notice tlint jolll, Wnfer of Slo
west Kootenay. cai)| j- (j<( m*n_r(  intends  to apbly for
Take notice that Clara Gcrtrode permission lo puichase the- following
Spooner, of Nelson, B.C., married wo- described land: Commencing at a post
man, intends to apply for permission planted at the north, west corner of Lot
to purchase the lollowing described land: 8225, Group 1, West Kootenay distiict.
Commencing at a post planted at the thence n* Tib 20 chains, thence cast 20
nortli cast corner of Lot 8784 Group 1 chains, tlu-nce south 20 chains, thence
Kootenay,    Ihence   south   20   chains,  west 20 chains hi the point of eminence-
ment, and containing 40 ucres more or
Dated May 21st, 1908. Augl3
Take notice, that we intend to app'y
  to the Board of License Commissioners,
Slocan Land Distiict���Distiict  of Weet of tlie City of Sandon., B.C., to transfer
thence east 20 chains, tbence norlh 20
chains thence west 20 chains to the
point of commencement and containing
40 acres more or less.
Wm. H. Courteiiay, agent.
April 18th, 1908. "       Jy2
*�� Hotel
Slocan (Tit.?,  -*���  B.C.
Headquarters aud home
of the old-timers, miuing
and commercial men, ranchers, lumberjacks, prospectors, and every one who
wishes a square deal,
Which you will surely
get  at
f. Jg, -Sriffitb
Take notice that G. Provost, of Ontario, farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at a post
planted on the north branch  of Lemon
the hotel   license  for  the  Hotel   Reco,
this day assigned to us by W. M. Bennett, of Sandon, B.C.
Dated this 6th .lay of June, A.D. 1908.
I, W. M. Bennett, of Sandon,  BC.
creek, and 20 chains east of lot 9, ihence hereby give noiice that I intend to apply
west 20 chains, tlience north  80 chains,
thenee east 20 chains,  thence south 80
chains to pointof commenreiiieiit.
April 22nd, 1908.
Jyl F. Provost, agent
Slocan Land District���District of West
Take notico that Oie. Sluattebrek, of
New Denver, Miller, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following
described land: Commencing at a post
plumed about 4 miles from Enterprise'
landing on Ten mile creek, near W. E.
Koch's old saw-mill. O. S.'s 8. E.
corner p st,  thence   nor h 10 clulin
to the Board ol License Commissioners
of the City of Sandon, B.C., at i s next
regular sifings, for a transfer of my
hotel license Tor the Hotel Reco, Sandon, B.C., to Harris aud Kelly, Sandon,
Dated this 6lh dav of June, A.D. 1908.
W. M. BENNETT, Licensee.
Zhc Slocan Ibotel
Zhvee jforfcs.
36. (X.
Headquarters   for Mining Men
Funerals conducted on Short
notice nt any point in the diatrict.    shells always ln stock.
fl> flDcXean, &_..*
thence west. II) chains,  thenco north 10  when visiting this famous Silver-
chains, thence west 10 chains, tlience
north 20 chains, tlience wost 20 clmins,
Ihence south 40 chains, thence east 40
chains to the point of commenccmen',
and containing 110 acres more or less.
April 201 li, 190?,
Lead   Mining   Camp.        Every
comfort foi the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar and Excellent Pool Table.
Hugh Niven,  Proprietor
Hotel Rosebery
���Roseben.,��. <$.
Well furnished looms.
First-class   Cuisine.
Summer Excursion Rates
$60 from New Denver to
CHICAGO   $72.50
NEW YORK    .108.50
MONTI!EAL  105.00
l-T. LOUIS ..$67.50
TORONTO $94.40
OTTAWA $105.00
ST. JOHN,  NB $120.00
HALIFAX $131.20
SYDNEY, C.B $136.0
Tickets on sale May 4 and 18,
June 5, 6, 19, and 20, July 6, 7,
22, and 23, and August C, 7, 21,
and 22, 1908.
First class���Round trip. Ninety
Days Limit.
Roui'E-��� Tickets are good vis any
recognized routes in one or both
directions. To destinations east
of Chicago are good via Great
For further information, rates,
and sleeping car reservation apply
John Moe, D.P.A., Nelson, B.C.
C. E. McPuebson, G.P.A.,
Winnipeg, Man.
Shelf    and   Heavy   Hardware,   Min
Smelter and Mill Supplies.
NELSON,   B.C. *".
_.ew Denver Lodge No. 22
,mA   KL. of _F>.
'���Y-^KVM*. *'*eeta ���'' -Mhian Castle
. ii   ava  >*-" Hull, Clever Block, every
.MONDAY    evening    at
8 o'clock.
New Denver
Fresh Milk delivered to any
part of the town.
Outside points supplied regularly.
H. S. NELSON   -    -   Proprietor.
i dure soaps, polishes, flavoring extracts, perfumes, toilet articles, medicines, baking p'>.v- .
���I ti, -valves, liniment!, stock and poultry rem- {
edi'-'s, household specialties and novelties in *,
your own home at smalt cost. Mixers Guide is
q paper devoted to thc business, three montha ���
f.ial tubscription for 10c; sample free
MIXERS GUIDE. Fort Mndiaon. Iowa.
Ladies' Dress 10c
Silk Blouse or Ball
Gown 50c
Towels, handerchiefs, petticoats, socks, etc 50c doz.
Working men washing 10c pee.
Collars 3c. Shirts 15c.
Special attention to shipping orders.
Warm Cosy Rooms.       Restaurant  in
connection.   Excellent Pool Table.
Bar well Stocked.
Tie lew Denver tiller Co.
Manufacturers of Piue Launder, Shiplap, aud
Finishing Fir and Tatnarac, Dimension, Etc.
Mill on Slocan Lake L, 80AIAi Pl.oprietor      P.O. Box 20.
Is the Home for all Mining Men when at the famous Silver-Lead Camp.
Co*>y Rooms and first-class table.   Sample Rooms,
I will make vour stay with nie a pleasant one.
D. Grant, Prop.-SILVERTON, B.C.
Take notice that Frank Provost, of
Slocan City, B.C., miner, intends to
upply for permission to purchase the
followini. di scribed lnnd. Commencing
nl. a pout planted at lhe mouth of the
First North Fork of Lemon Ore-fir, run-
ning north 40 chains, Ihence West 80
chains, thence south 40 chains moie or
le-s, lo Lemon Creek, tlience enst 80
chains followin*' Lemon Cieuk lo place
of commencement.
Dated this 8th day of April, 1008.
Shall I send my next wathingr?
There   is   only   one    first clnss
Laundry in lhe Koolenay, and tbat
Kootenay Steam Laundry
of Nelson, B C.
Get price   lit-t fiom  J.  E.  Anj;ri_;non
Local Agent.
Palnia Angrignon
General Freighting
and Transfer.
New Denver, B.C.
TRY : j
The Crown Tailoring ij
Co., Toronto, Out.   i
For Spring and Simmer Suits  *
Best Samples Ever Shown     T
in  B.C. f
See tliem at the Lioim     T
Shaving Parlor, *.
Agent J
********* *****-***********\
Take notice Unit M. Piovost, of Ontario, farmer, intends to apply Ior permission to puichase the following described lands. Commencing at a post
running north 20 el.ain**, thenco cast 40
Chains, thence souih 20 chains more
or lees to the liver Ihence west 40 chains
following tlie liver lo point of commence-
Licaled April lllh, 11)08.
Jel8 F, Provost, Agent.
Tnke notico ihatNelsLegrod, farmer,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the lollowing dc cribed land:
Commencing at this post rnuning north
20 chains, Ihence west 40 chaine, thence
south 20 chains more or lees lo the river
thence east 40 cliains following the
river lo point of commencement.
Located April lllli, 1908,
i\ Provost, Agent


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