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Devoted to Advertising the resources
of the rich Slocan
Mining Division. . .
Mining Review.
l^t/sh 4
Sent to any address
for~$2.00 per ann.
If you see it in the
" Review,"   it's  so.
No. 9.   Vol. I.
SANDON, British Columbia, Thursday, Oct. 25, 1906.
Single Copies 10c.
Ten locks of High-Grade
Galena Struck In Tlie
Lowest Level.
N. J. Cavanaugh Is
Company   Can   Drive  Fop   Another
1,000 Feet Before End or
Claim is Reached.
Another striking example that deep
milling will pay in the Slooan in to he
placed on record. At the haul Chance
mine, which is owned by the Last
Chance Mining Co., of Spokane, astrikc ' other, but on the whole the prices are
of  great importance  was  made  early  about the same."
" After years of agitation, years during which I have been abused more
than once and my motives more than
freoly criticized," said N. Cavanaugh
recently to a representative of the
Daily News, " we have seen the price of
the smelting of lead brought down from
if in to fill a ton. Hence we Slocan men
have i|o kick coming on the lead smelting charges. It is nearly all one to use
whether we send our ore to Europe, to
the states, or to our local smelters.
Sometimes we gain on the description
of ore at one smelter rather than the
tills week. The tunnel in which the
new strike was made is a continuation
of a tunnel of the American lioy which
had been driven to the line of the Last
Chance claim, and which was purchased by the latter company,
Men have been working in the drift
since the company resumed operations
a few months ago, and on Saturday last
indications were favorable to the close
proximity of ore. Continuing, a good
body of ore was broken into tlie next
day, and for the following shifts the
paystrcak has widened out. There is
now 10 inches of high-grade galena ore,
and the face of the drift is permeated
with mineral. It is too curly yet to
epo."k of the continuity of tlie find, as
. only five shifts have been changed as
we write this. The ore has come in
earlier than was anticipated, and the
management are highly elated over
their fine showing.
There is every reason for believing
that the ore body encountered is in the
main ledge, and if siicli be the case, t'iC
Last Chance is on tbe high road to paying dividends, and the stockholder
and directors are to lie congratulated.
It was mainly through their faith in
the deep milling possibilities of the
Slocan and their property in particular,
backed by the representations of Mr.
I, Pratt, that sufficient capital was
raised to begin a systematic plan of
development, At tlie point where tlie
ore body was encountered they have a
vertical depth uf 1,000 feet, and as they
can drive 1000 feet mora before reaching
the end of their ground, a tremendous
depth will be attained, operations in
which will Ih; watched with keen interest.
Mr. Louis Pratt, the company's mine
manager, was interviewed by a Review
man on Tuesday. Speaking of tlie outlook at the mine he said : "Yes; a
���strike of 8 to 10 indies of very high-
grade ore was made at the Last Chance
a few days ago in our lowest level, and
we arc all feeling good over it. The ore
has come in rather earlier than we expected it would, but I believe it is the
main body. Only a few shifts have
worked on the ore since it came in, and
it is therefore early to say thai the ore
body is the main one. I am particularly gratified at tlie strike, because it was
following my representations to the
company that the money was recently
put up to develop the property. We
have 37 men at tlu* Last Chance camp,
and everything is going along smoothly.
This country lias scarcely been scratched
on the surface vet, and if capital can be
induced to c.oino in and proceed with
deep mining, I feel confident the camp
would show a tremendous tonnage."
Big Blaze Narrowly
The dread alarm of lire rang out
on tlie frosty air on Sunday last. In
lens than two minutes the three sections
of the fire brigade were on tlie spot and
directing a stream of water upon tlie
building of tlie Sandon Hardware Co.
The fire was oaused by a defective stovepipe between the ceiling of the store and
the floor of the upper storey, and upim
arrival of the brigade the ceiling
wat blazing furiously and the Btore was
filled with smoke. A small hand pump
failed to check the spread of the dread
element, but the prompt action of San-
don's fire-fighters, who with axe and
bar, fought like demons, and  a copious
ream of water, had the desired effect.
The onlbreak was discovered by C. E.
Lyons who immediately sounded the
alarm near the K, it S. depot; the
alarms on Main Street being rung by
Harold Graham. It was extremely fortunate that the outbreak occurred at tho
noon hour, as the K. & S. train crew
were practically on the spot, and a
large percentage of the brigade in town
at lunch. The damage done will be
covered by $100, but had the fire started
at a more unfavorable lime, we would
have had to write of the destruction of
the whole Qiegcrich block.
There was Ifi inches of the ' beautiful'
at the Silver Glance minaat  the begin
"To bIiow you that it iB so," continued Mr. Cavanaugh, " let us take an
ore running CO per cent lead and 100
ounces silver. This may be a little
higher than our average ores, but it
will serve as an example, and from it
the comparative rates of other silver-
lead ores may easily he deduced. Let
us take the price of lead at ��19 and silver at 70 cents. In calculating exchange the local sinelterB assume the
sovereign to be worth $4.84. Further
there is locally a deduction of 10 per
cent upon the lead and 6 per cent upon
the silver. Thus 00 per cent of lead
equals 1200, less 10 per cent deduction.
equals 1080 pounds ; this is on the short
ton. Now ��19 is quoted on the long ton
and is equivalent to 4.106 cents per
pound. From this one cent is deducted
for refining, marketing and other charges and the mine then gets paid on 10S0
pounds of lead at 3.106 cents, and not on
1200 at 4.106 cents. This is equivalent
to $33.44 per ehort ton. To this must
be added the value of the silver, 100
ounces at 70 cents, Icsb five per cent, or
$GG50. Tlie total gross value, after
these deductions, is, therefore, $99.91.
From this there is lhe further deduction
of $10 a tun foi 'inciter charges, freight
and 11 cat men t, giving a net return of
$80.04. If the mine cannot gaurantte
a steady supply it will ho charged $12
instead of $10, in which case the net
return is only $87 94. From this return,
of course, all charges of mining, development, taxes, etc., must Le paid.
"Thus for the local smelters���now
lake the cane of thu Americans. They
likewise make a deduction of ton and
five per cent for tlie lead and silver respectively. For the net con ten I of lead
for which payment is made, vir. , 1080
pounds, lhe Americans pay ��5.75 per
hundred, or 5 75 cents per pound. This
is tho fixed price made possible hy ths
tariff. At this rate the gross value of
the hod is ��02.10 aid lhe value of
the silver is the same as here, $00 50,
making a gioss total of $128 60. From
lliis, however, must be deducted tlie
freight, treatment, duty, etc., tlie
whole amounting to a charge of $39 per
ton giving the net result to the mine of
$80.60, slightly less than that which the
mine may cam by smelting i'B product
" But," went on Mr. Cavanaugh,
"the European smelters reckon altogether differently. They make no
deduction lor the lead and silver,
but give tlie lull values. Moreover, they reckon the sovereign at $4 86
and not at $4 84, again giving the mine
a slight advantage. In this way the
lead is figured out at 4.123 cents a
pound, which on 1200 pounds���not
1080 pounds, there buing no ten per
cent deduction���yields $49.47. Again,
tho silver is reckoned at the full figure
and 100 ounces at 70 cents is worth
just $70; thus the gross value ia $119.48.
From Ibis there is a deduction for
freight of $15, other charges ahout $3,
and treatment about $10, or a total
charge ol $28, yielding a net result of
$1)1 48, a dollar and a half belter than
the local rate.
"Of courae," said Mr Cavanaugh, " if
the ore is less than the amount given,
as to value, then this difference in
favor of the European smelter is quickly
wiped out as you will soon aee by permuting a few examples. Anyway it is
near enough loenaldc the local smelters
to say, and Lo say truthfully, that tbey
arc smelling as cheaply as their competitors on either side of tlie Atlantic.
It is a big come down from the $19
they were charging not so very long ago,
and you may now look upon me, as the
smelters have cut their prices practically in half, as a reconciled man, and no
longer a kicker."
Lardo - Duncan lias Vast
' Deposits of Medium
Grade Ore.
W. Power Pilots Representative or
Trail Smelter to The Red
Elephant Group.
A strike of great importance is reported at the Eureka.
Prospectors who are looking for rare
minerals will bo interested to learn
that platinum is selling for $28 an o/,.,
the highest price on record, representing an advance of $4 within a week
and $10 since a year ago. To the political troubles in Russia is ascribed the
prevailing high prices, as that country
furnishes about 95 per cent of tho world's
production of the metal, estimated in
1904, the latest available period, to have
The United States
ning of tlie week.   The good old summer  been 13,800 pounds.   The United S
,   ���  ,..,,ii i   j   furnished 200 ounces, while Russia
time bus its  back  broken now in bad  p-iort 1:1,301) pounds,
When transportation facilities arc
provided for the properties tributary
to the Duncan River, we predict a
great rush to the Lardo-Duncan section.
Although so many miles from a shipping point, there has been considerable
development work done on many properties, and in a great many instances
big bodies of ore running from $15 to
$75 per ton have been uncovered.
These bodees have been traced for considerable distances. On the Abbot
group, at the headwaters of Haley
creek, strong mineralized veins have
been '^traced for 80.0 feet averaging 12 to
15 feet wide. The outcroppings on this
property, and also the King William
which adjoins aro in many places as wide
as 20 feet, and carry galena and carbonates. On the Wagner group, when we
visited the property some two years
ago, a crosscut had been driven through
the ledge 25 feet to the hanging wall,
and 12 inches of solid galena ore and
30 inches of good concentrating was
passed through. A winze was also
sunk for^80 feet on a continuous body
of solid ore averaging 14 inches. From
the Badshot, which is situated on
Gainer creek, several shipments have
been made, but only the pick of the ore
has been sent to the smelter. There is
considerable concentrating ore on this
On the Bannockburn a considerable
amount of devclopm ent work has been
done. The Bannockburn has peen
stripped for over 1,000 feet and the pay
ore found. There are seven claims 111
this group now lying idle, and on each
2J foot veins have been exposed which
c.irry a c insiderablo body of ore giving
good values, particularly in copper.
The Old Gold and Primrose has a small
crew of men at work for a few months
each year, but operations are confined
chiefly to dfivelopmen t work by reason
of the exorbitant transportation fees.
There is] a tremendous amount of concentrating ore on sight on the Duncan
Divide, and it only awaits the advent
of cheaper transportation or custom
mills to open up this country.
J. W. Powers, of Sandon, in company
with L. F. Guernsey, of the Trail smelter, visited the Bed Elephant group,
which is near the Bannockburn, one
day last week. The object of the smelter man's visit was to size up the tonnage, take samples, and secure other
data which he would embody in a report to his company. It is well known
that the Trail smelter has in the near
future to secure more ore for fluxing
purposes, and the representations make
to the company by Mr. Power occasion*
tlie recent visit.
Interviewed by our representative,
Mr. Power said that Mr. Guernsey had
thoroughly examined the property
and he felt confident a favorable report
would be made. Mr. Guernsey nail
expressed himself to the effect that the
conditions, quantity and quality of the
ore were better than represented.
The only James Cronin was in on
Tuesday, and paid a flying trip to the
Jock Laing has returned from the
Lardeau, where he has been working on
his property, the Oregon, which is just
below the Silver Cup. Jock has some
of the finest timber in the country on
his claim, and he looks for a share of
the wealth which is flowing into that
section by   reason of the timber boom.
Snow fell in Sandon on Friday last
for an hour, but Old Sol got in his fancy work a little later, and the beautiful
went way back Bomewhcre.
Provincial constable Black has
been transferred to Midway. Since his
arrival we have heard of no bank robberies,  no gun-play or hold-ups.
The season's prospecting and development at the Mountain Con has ceased.
Several big shipments have been made
which will enable the owners to live in
luxury for the winter in sunny Alberta,
and leave a bunch in hand for further
development  work in the Bpring.
F. 0. Merry, resident superintendent
of the Ferguson Mines, Ltd., which
company owns the Silver Cup and
Nettie L., was in town on Tuesday, and
left same day for the Ruth, which he
is supervising during Manager Alexan
der's absence.
Howard and Mrs. Thompson left on
Tuesday's train for Daysland, Alberta,
where they will reside for the winter.
Mr. Thompson is one of the owners of
the Mountain Con, a shipper of very
Milliard Power, business manager of
the " Kootenaian," was in town on
Sunday. He contemplated pulling out
same day, but the outbreak of fire at
his dad's store altered his program. If
Hilliard was as good a printer as he is
a fire-fighter, he'd be a puflick " divil."
Miss Beat, wiio has been on the staff
of the Miners' Union Hospital, is leaving
on November 1st. After taking a trip
to Spokane and probably California,
.... " i she will go to Vancouver, where a simi-
v~ , lar position to the one she is vacating
awaits her.
'Twas a large and representative muster of curlers and their supporters which
aBsembled at the City Hall on Monday
night. It augurs well for the success of
the forthcoming season when so much
enthusiasm and interest, is displayed at
the onset, Atone time it was thought
that the Curling Club would suffer
by a great depletion in lhe inoinber-
sbip, but happily this is ifo longer
feared. New vigor will be assimilated
bv the membership of young blood, and
Sandon rinks will still be a power in
tlie land. 'Skip Pratt was voted to the
chair, and later on was boosted as
President for the season, but he magnanimously withdrew in favor of Mr.
W.Bennett, who will be the club's
figurehead for 1900-7. C. J. Quinan
was unanimously elected vice-president.
E. M. Sandilands will officiate as secretary, and as none know the ropes better
than " Sandy," the choice of the meeting was excellent.
Management Committee : L. Pratt,
W. McClurg, E. R. Atherton, W.
Tattrie and P. Ward.
Ice Committee: Geo. Bruder (chairman), E. R. Atherton, L.Pratt, 8 J.
Towgood. P. Ward, W. Cliffe, W. Bennett, C. J. Quinan, W. Tattrie and C.E.
An application was made on behalf of
the skaters by Mm P. Ward, who
offered to keep the roof clear of enow
for the season if tbey were allowed the
use of the skating link. Tho offer was
accepted with the proviso that full use
of the building could be had in the
event of the Curling Club holding a
bonspU'l.   This was agreed to.
Messrs. Pratt and McClurg were appointed delegates to the animal meeting
of the Kootenay Curling Association to
be held al Rossland.
Mems.from Siocan City
From our Own Corrciponclent.
Paul Hanck aud Kirt. Zimmerman,
who have been working the Hamilton
Fraction, adjoining the Ottawa, for some
inontha, shipped two tons of ore this
Mi'B. Colbeck, wife of chief engineer
Colbeck, who will have charge of the
steamer Blccan's engine this winter, is
in town, and will reside here for lhe
Miea Nettui Lucey, of Maple Creek,
is spending',tlio winter with her aunt,
Mrs. George Garrett. Miss Lucey has
accepted a position in Mayor McNeish's
Mrs. Edwards, of Nakusp, and son
Mervin, are hunting grouse at Perry's
Siding, down Slocan liver. Mrs. Edwards is a clever shot, having bagged
22 birds during a few days' hunt here
last fall. She will visit friends in
Slocan before returning to Nakusp.
Win. Hicks, sen., has gone to Eastern
Canada on a visit lo his mother.
Archdeacon Beer, ot KaMo, and Rev.
Mr. Bains, of New Denver, conducted a
Harvest Thanksgiving service at the
Church of England here last Sundiy
evening. From now on, Rev. Mr.
Bains will hold services here regularly
every two weeks.
Thomas Capporelli lias returned to
Slocan, accompanied by his son, who i-
just out of tlie Nelson hospital, having
had his head badly cut open by falling
rock at Bonuingtoii Falls about two
weeks ago.
Word has been received at Slocan
that Ross Thorburn, a Silverton old-
timer, baa been seriously injured by being thrown from a horse at his ranch in
the Northwest.
The first killing frost of the year laid
waste Slocan's lawns and gardens this
McGuigan Notes.
From Our Own Correspoudent.
Nick Nickolovitch and Norman Hurl-
bert are meeting with good results on
the Ruby Silver. Nick waa in town
inquiring for ore sacks this week.
At the Solo group four men are at
work on development,
At the Red Fox, which ia being
worked under lease, four men are working. Latest reports Btate that a good
body of oro is expected in a few Bets of
The Great Western is looking particularly good. A car of ore is ready
for shipment, and Backing and sorting
is still going on. New cabins are being
constructed by manager Hinde.
Work is progressing satisfactorily at
the Rambler. A crew of eighteen men
are working. Two machines are being
operated in the threo-compartnent
Henry and Mrs. Tyo left for a trip to
the Silver City on Thursday last,
JlFbtes artJ>  Comment. \
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After wading through a pile of B. C.
exchanges every day for the past week
and reading the diatribes on the Mc-
Bride evacuation business, we are inclined to the belief that a wave of
emotional insanity has passed over the
province. On the one hand the Grit
press portray the Premier with horns,
cloven hoof, and tail to match, and on
the other hand the government organs
picture " Dcwdney Dick " as an Apollo
with crisp curly hair, a made-to-
measure halo surmounting, and gauze
wings. " You pays your money, and
you takes your choice."
The Grit press would have registered
a kick no matter what resulted. They
just have to. It is one of the planks of
their platform. If the Premier had not
handed the bluff back to the dealers he
would have been in the eyes of the
Grits and everybody else : a coward, a
dastard, a weakling. As it was, he set
out to secure better terms for the province, and he went strong. He played
his cards for all they were worth and
by this means secured a better offer than
the Conference were at first prepared to
concede. The e ml justified the means,
but still he is the recipient of more
abuse lroni the Liberal press than any
other man in the province. Even the
Hon. li. F. Green is not being advertised. We doubt much if the Hon.
Richard is losing any sleep.
If we were tho Premier, we'd lift the
head-tax off Chinese and put it on Grit
Oh, yes ; the Provincial Parliament
will assemble i 1 a few weeks, in spite of
reports to the contrary, But it's up to
McBrldo and his majority to apologize
to tlie Liberal press for being on the
We arc not boomers, we. are boosters.
We would rather be a microbe and live
in Goi'gonzola or Nelson than bo a
# #
An editor can usually take a joke as
well as anybodv, but there are times
during tlie rush of business when he is
apt to miss the point of the joke for
some moments.
Sueh an incident occurred recently in
a northern camp newspaper office,
which ended disastrously for the joker.
The joker in question was the, editor's
own brother-in-law, who had just arrived from tlie Old Country, and whom
he hadn't seen for ten years. He came
to pay a surprise visit, and, being more
or less given to practical joking, he determined to wait upon the scribe in the
guiso of the " feller what wants to see
the editor mighty quick and to lick
him too."
He was a big, strapping man, well
fitted to enact such a part, and when he
forced bis way into the editor's private
office ho had his hat pulled down over
bis eyes and a cigar elevated at an angle
of 15 degrees, causing him to look very
" Is this the editor ? " he asked, as he
faced his relation.
"It is," was the reply. "What can
I do for you ? ''
" Nothing," returned the fierce looking man. "It's me what wants to do
with you. Are you prepared to take a
good licking ? "
"Charmed, I'm sure!" replied the
scribe, and with that he picked up a
column of boiler-plate and jabbed it in
the visitor's whiskers, knocking him
under the table. The editor's collie dog
caught on to the fellow's bitter end and
acted most affectionately. The foreman
in the composing-room had a roller in
his hand at the time, and hearing the
rumpus ih the office, came running in
just in time to sit on the strange man's
chest and run the roller over his  face.
When the man came to his senses he
explained his little joke, disclosing his
identity, and all was soon peace und
joy, barring a piece of his ear whirl) is
missing where the stereo glanced off his
It took some time lo scrape the ink
off his face, and his chest is still a little
lamo where the foreman's number
elevens tracked it up, as is also his fore
and aft from the attack in the rear by
the dog, but otherwise ho is doing first-
When Bret Ila'rle was edi'or of a San
Francisco paper, he told this story of
one of bis rival editors :
One day the oilicc boy went to the
editor of the " Soaring Eagle "andsaid:
" There's a tramp at the door, and ho
says he's bad nothing to cat for six
" Fetch him in," said the editor.   "If
we can find out how  he does it we can
run   this   blamed   paper   for   another
# #
Messrs. Isenor and Sanderson are
feeling indignant at the number of
anonymous picture postcards they receive, on which are depicted two hunters being chased by a bear. Cheer up
boys ; it's better than bein^ chased by
A dispatch from Los Angelos dated
Oct. 18 says: Passengers on the Los
Angeles Limited of the Salt Lake railroad, who arrived in Los Angeles yesterday, told of a prospector who stopped
a train running forty miles an hour in
the middle of the Majava desert by
flagging it with bis hat to secure water
for himself and burros. The train crew
supplied them all by the bucket full aB
quickly as possible, and started the
limited on its way again. An old
Nevada law which allows desert travellers who are In distress to stop trains
and demand water, a"d compels trains
to furnish the necessities, still holds
good. The prospector knew it and so
did the engineer.
"The success which attended the
distribution of the lead bounty will
make a valuable precedent should similar aid be asked for, tlie zinc mines,"
remarked G. O. Buchanan in a recent
interview. " A new industry can be
built up by the Federal authorities at
a cost of a few hundred thousand dollars which w ill bring many more settlerB
into the country, will be tbe cause of
many more properties being opened, and
will prove a source of wealth to Canada
in general." Mr. Buchanan suggests
that the Associative Boards of Trade
should take the matter up with the zinc
men and make representations to Ottawa, a suggestion which is most timely
and meritorious,
Hilliard Power, of the Kaslo Kootenaian, was a caller at our office on Monday.
For twenty long minutes his eyes rested
avariciously upon our clean office towel,
but the stern gaze of our faithful dog,
" Mike," who has b��en too long in the
printing profession to allow anybody to
get away with anything, alone saved
Hilliard from breaking one of the commandments.
The devil you say ! Willie Atherton
arrived from Trout Lake, B. C, on
Saturday morning to help papa Jay-Jay
spoil paper.
George Huston, late editor of the
Sandon Mining Standard, who has been
a prominent factor in bringing to the
fore the zinc resources of British Columbia, and who is in the Coeur d'Al-
enes as a special writer for the Engineering* and Mining Journal, of New
York, has just contributed an article
on the zinc resources of Wallace, Idaho,
to tho " Ihabo Minos and Metals."
The advance in price of the baser
metals is remarkable. One year ago
the average price of copper was 16
cents per pound; it is now edging on
20 and will pass that figure before tlie
close of the year. Last year antimony
was 18 cts., while pig lead in New York
has advanced from $4.85 to $0.05 per 100
pounds. All base metals the world
over arc in an exceptionally strong
statistical position, due to the worldwide liberal demand for manufactures
of metal,
Around Three Forks.
From Our Own Correspondent.
Charley Plant is busy these days on
his big wood contract.
Ilugbie Niven ia Buffering from an
attack of gout. Hugliie blames the
water-drinking contest for it.
The Cinderella Medford is working an
increased force.
Dave Bonrchier is down from the
Groat Western. Butch waa afraid of
snowslides, and thought he would come
down while it was Bale.
Paul Wood ha9 been polishing steel
for the last six months at the Queen
Dominion, and is now off on a well-
earned rctt, which lie is taking in Three
Forks. Paul used to rest at Denver,
hut lie says the Forks looks good to him
Tho Bachelor ia looking we'l anil
producing eome fine ore, but owing to
the run oh lhe pack train at piesent
they cannot get it down.
Harry Lowe has gone to Vancouver
via Spokane and Seattle on business of
tho Silver Bell mine, Mrs. Lowe accompanied hi ill as far as Seattle. From
there he goes south and will spend tbe
winter among lhe orange groves of
Mrs. McGuaig and little son, of Nelson, are visiting Mrs. David Sloan.
Tho snow last week brought the gang
down from the Alps and Alturis.
Wm. Davidson, M.P.P., and Mrs.
Davidson, were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Angus Cameron on Sunday.
Mike Penrose says ho doesn't want to
interfere with the Crow's Nest light, so
lie is getting up a wood-pile for tie
winter. Mike is figuring on going on
tlie lo.-al team when they go after that
Kudo money, so he. is thinking of packing bis wood in to keep bim in practise.
Mike baa a reputation as a packer, as
he put an "apsrao" on his back and
packed out the first car uf ore that waa
ever packed from the Nil Deeperaudum
i,l bear Liike.
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Jno. McLennan, an old-timer here,
who has been on his ranch at Leduc,
Alberta, all summer, returned lo the
camp to punch steel for the winter.
F. R. Poss, private secretary to W.
H. Yawkey, is in 011 business from
Detroit, Mich.
Bobt. Wood, Frank Culver and Robt.
Walker were visitorB from Silverton during tlie week.
An epidemic of drummers is very prevalent in town.
The report of the Commissioners ap-
poinied to invest igate the zinc resources
of British has just h.ien published, A
despatch from Ottawa saj'B " It is possible for Canadian sinelterB to compete
with the States as long as the 20 per
cent duty remains on blende."
Ed. Russell is down from lite Ruth.
He has signed on with the Payne.
Charlie Rosen is receiving surgical
treatment for a gash on his forehead
which be accidentally inflicted with ��
pick whilst working at the Eureka.
Percy F. Godenrath, the man who
has" advertised British Columbia more
than any other writer, waa a caller at
our office on Wednesday. Mr. Godenrath is now touring tlie northern country in the interests of The Week,
which is published at Victoria. It is
not "The Traveller's" object to indulge in paid write-ups; subscriptions
nnd ads. are the only trifles which bring
him Slocanwards.
Three shifts have* been put to work
this week on the new shaft at the
How would you like to be the slate
If Kaslo is really serious about that
lumber packing contest, the lumberjacks
of Three Forks will call the turn.
There must be no quibbling. $1,000 is
the stake. Men and money ready at
this end.
Two cars of Bankhead coal arrrived
on Tuesday; one for Dan Hurley and
the other for the Last Chance.
Jalland Bros, received a car of vegetables from the Okanagan on Tuesday.
Nelson papers please copy.
The s.s. Kootenay, which runs between
Arrowhead and Robson, ran aground on
Monday last, and it was not until the
following day that she was pulled off
hy the B.s. Minto. Through connection was made on Tuesday via Slocan
City aud Slocan Lake.
Miss Moore, who for some time was
schoolmistress at Sandon, and who is
now pursuing her avocation at Nakusp,
was a visitor to town on Sunday.
Billy Garbutt is walking around with
his head swathed in bandages owing to
to a fall down a shaft at the Corinth
last Friday. The top of his head was
severely gashed, and his right ear was
cut very severely.
Rev. and Mrs. Rutherford have been
on a visit to New Denver for several
Nick McKian and L. R. Mclnnes
have returned from a trip up Cooper
The St. Eugene mine is shipping its
higher grade concentrates to tlie St.
Louis Smelting and Refining Co., at
Collins ville, Illinois.
Two wine banquets within a week.
It's those who did not participate who
are talking of the hard times.
When the C.P.R. train dashed into
the depot evactly an hour beforo
schedule time last Tuesday night
everybody pulled out their watches and
figured they were an hour slow. We
have one of Jake Kelson's nevcr-stop
nevcr-err $1.50 clocks, and as that
registered 5.20k wo rubbered the depot
to find out if a balloon service bad been
installed on Arrow Lakes, whjch might
account for the phenomenon. It
appears that the stranding of the Kootenay on Arrow Lakes had so demoralized traffic, that the train crew got
tired of waiting for tlie ship which never returned, and jibbed.
Al. Holmquist and Tom Oarley are
down from the Sunshine to load a car of
their high-grade goods which go to the
Trail smelter.
A. D. Coplon ia still sacking ore at
the Colonial group. A tunnel was
started recently to get under the outcroppings, and after driving about 30
feet be tapped the ore body. The
Colonial baa now the prettiest allowing
in the country.
Tho party who walked into the
Kootenaian office at Kaslo last week and
bet two bits that the offiice towel waa
dirty, was a Missourian, There are no
sure thing men in New Denver.
Mrs. P. II. Walsh, of Kaslo, and her
aister from St. Paul, Minn,, were visitors to our city ou Monday.
Mrs. L. Hamilton left on Thursday
morning for a holiday jaunt to New
Westminster. ��1
Her Sister's j
Author of "A Woman's Vengeance," "Which Loved Him
Best," "Between Two Loves," "Fairy Gold," Etc.
Marthe proved her courage; she
showed herself stoical, smiling even.
Moreover, In the noisy rejoicings of
this engagement, which was the event
of the season, tho elder sister was almost unnoticed, or she might have
betrayed a little of the sadness that
tilled her heart.
She expected an explosion of regrets from her old friend Mme. d'Ancel and some embarrassment In Robert; but love is such a selfish sentiment that It sees, and will see nothing
but itself. It seemed as if this denouncement had been long expected
and was Inevitable. All that had preceded this was forgotten, relegated
among the things of the past, a dead
past, which everybody was anxious to
As to Mme. d'Ancel, though she
loved Marlhe very much, she naturally considered her son's happiness preeminent. This happiness now depended on a union oilier than she had desired; sho sighed over her vanished
dream, and smiled at the dawning
love. From her early girlhood, Marthe
had always shown an aversion for
marriage, and although she had once
dreamed of overcoming this repugnance that time was past. Evidently,
Bhe was destined to celibacy, and Robert was not the man to woo a woman
against her will.
Besides, it was time Robert should
marry, and Edmee was quite as wealthy as her sister. She was a little
young and giddy, perhaps, and her
origin was not all it might be; but,
after all, she was entirely separated
from her mother's family. Time and
the duties of matrimony would mature her character; nothing would remain of her exuberance but a little
vivacity, of her coquetry but a natural
desire to please. This radiant creature would brighten her son's life,
and Edmee would be proud of her husband. She would aid him in his work,
be ambitious for both. Robert was
only a dreamer who worked for the
mere pleasure of work.ng. But a loving wife, who has a well-defined aim,
can do a great deal toward the advancement of a husband.
Nevertheless, it was in a tone of
gentle reproach that the baroness addressed Marthe shortly after the betrothal.
"Ah! Marthe," she sighed, "I had
hoped otherwise. I can not understand
why you could not love Robert All
young girls do not disdain happiness
as you do."
Marthe made no reply and Robert's
mother immediately went Into raptures over the perfections of that
"ravishing little sisler." She was in
the mother inlaw's period of honeymoon, that which precedes marriage.
Mme. Despois expressed no surprise
when the engagement was announced.
She was well satisfied at the arrangement which would so soon make
every thing as it was before the arrival of the "Intruder." In her delight,
she was all amiability and prepared
to offer Some of her most exquisite
embroideries as wedding gifts. One
day, as she was consulting the prospective bride on the shade of the
portieres for her boudoir, Edmee said,
"Your generosity is due to your delight over my departure, Aunt Relie.
Since my engagement you have permitted me lo call you so, a little more
and you shall consider me as a real
niece. That will be on the day after
my marriage, will it not!"
With her sister, Edmee was even
more affectionate and caressing lhan
In lhe past. There was a difference,
however. She was less dependent,
less of a child near her; her dignity
as a fiancee placed her on a level with
Marthe. She talked seriously, almost
with the dignity of a matron who has
had experience in life and knows tha
practical side of things. After the
first raptures, when sho had become
habituated to Robert's adoration, to
his protestations of love, she began to
busy herself wilh a thousand things,
which in an analogous situation would
have been entirely neglected by Marthe.
"You understand, Marthe" she said,
"that for the last two years I have
known just how my money has been
invested. My guardian who, though a
very disagreeable man, is extremely
honest, and Insisted himself on explaining the siluiUion to me. Robert
and I will have an income of about a
hundred thousand francs a year. One
can live nicely on that. You see, he
pleased me at once, and I skillfully
led people to talk of him without
arousing their suspicions. Thus I
learned his methodical habits, the esteem every body professes for him���
and, as for tho rest, your affection for
him was sufficient guarantee. I had to
look out for myself. In splto of your
twenty-six years, you are much more
Ignorant of the world than I am. I
realized also that I must get married
as soon as possible and have a home
of my own. I know that you are an
Incomparable sislor, but you might
have tirod of me."
"Never, never, Edmee!" protested
"How good you aro to me, Marthe!
Sometimes I am really ashamed of
myself. But Aunt Relio Is not of your
"Then," interrupted Marthe, astonished at this display of mercenary
motives in that apparently frivolous
nature, "you had planned and arranged It all beforehand? Why did you
not speak of It?"
"Because���I don't know just why���
I had a vague Idea that this marriage
would not please you. And besides, I
was not sure of Robert. Sometimes he
seemed quite infatuated, then again
he avoided me. I did not know what
to mako of it. Perhaps he was afraid
I was too light-headed to be his wife.
It must, have been that, don't you
think so?"
"Perhaps," said Marthe, with an
"But you know that I am really
serious hy nature."
"I begin to believe so."
"How funny you say that! Would
you really wish nie to be truly frivolous?"
"I do not know just what. I do wish,
my little Edmee. But it seems to me
that in the multiplicity of your calculations there remains but little
room for that absolute tyrannical
love. But���as you have approached
fnc more Ujan once���J am horribly ro-
manlic, old-fashioned, anylhing you
"You are mistaken, Marthe," observed Edmee, with big, astonished eyes;
"my calculations do not   replace    my
love. I love Robert very much, very
l much."
"Better love him without   qualiflca-
I tion."
i     "What a strange girl you are! Have
i no fear, my husband shall be happy."
Edmee had  also   other   preoccupations besides her plans for her  mar-
' rieil life. Her trousseau was the sub-
1 jeot of grave thoughts. She   made   a
! short   trip  to  Paris  with her    future
motlvr in-law, saw the   dress-makers,
ordered toilets of all kinds, which the
premiere of the house was to finish at
the chateau. This interested her even
I more than the visit to her guardian,
who, for the first time In his life, Bhow-
I ed himself amiable and obliging, so delighted was he to remit his responsl-
��� bilily into the hands of a husband. He
| expressed his regrets at being unable
' to  attend  the  marriage,  and  his  ex-
I cases were accepted without comment.
All they asked was his authorization
to  the  union  and   an account of  his
guardianship, which he gave  without
Then they visited apartments, the
most enchanting little houses, bill Edmee would decide nothing before her
marriage, as they would spend the
greater part of the winter in Italy, but
she wanted to see and have time for
Mme. d'Ancel returned from the expedition completely worn out, but still
delighted wilh her future daughter-in-
law; convinced that, In spite of her
naive airs, she was very practical and
knew full well what she wanted.
In the surrounding chateaux this
marriage, which was to take place at
the end of September, was an inexhaustible subject of conversation. A
pretty village wedding, with the rejoicings given to the peasants, is ^o
much more poelic lhan Lhose grcV
Parisian marriages.
The bridesmaids, under prelext of
consulllng the fiancee concerning their
toilets, continually filled the chateau
with the sound of their fresh young
voices, the rustling of skirts and peals
of merry laughter; and Robert found
it almost Impossible to obtain a tete-
a-tete with Edmee, who enjoyed all
this bustle Immensely.
In the midst of all this confusion,
Mme. Despois continued her pretty
work undisturbed.
One day, under the pretext of admiring the Intricate embroidery, Jessie
Robinson leaned over her shoulder
and said, quickly:
"I must speak to you alone, Madame. There are too many people
here; propose a walk In the garden."
Much perplexed by the serious expression on the girl's pretty face,
Mme. Despois arose, saying:
"Yes, Miss Jessie, I love to Imitate
natuie In my work. Come with me into the garden, and I shall show you
the climbing rosebush that served me
as model for this."
She drew the girl's arm within her
own, and they left lhe drawing-room
"Well, what is it?" asked Aunt Relie, as they reached the garden.
"Something strange is going on," replied Jessie; 'something you would
be ihe last to hear. I thought It my
duty lo warn you, but really don't
know how lo begin."
"In Hint case, the best way Is to go
straight to the point."
"My mother was much annoyed by
our servant Isadore's testimony at the
Inquest, and dismissed him, hoping he
would leave the neighborhood. But
he found work in a Villerville hotel,
and says openly that M. d'Ancel is
Captain Bertrand's murderer."
"How absurd!"
"Yes, but how can we put a stop to
an accusation which Is not formal? If
wo tried to intimidate this man, he
would claim that he was merely telling a story in which he was mixed up
as a witness. What he merely mentioned al lhe inquest he now exaggerates
and asserts. He speaks of threats, of
tne words "kill and without mercy,"
which were repeated more than once.
A little more and he will swear that
M. d'Ancel threatened to shoot his
old friend, like a dog. It. Is the topic
of conversation through the whole
"Bah! my dear child; don't trouble
yourself about It. Robert was questioned at the time of the murder, and his
answers were considered satisfactory.
People will soon tire of the affair, and
find some new topic of conversation."
"In the meantime,    this   gossip   Is
���going on. Ah!  If M. d'Ancel had only
I aitend-d our reception   on   that   Ill-
fated Thursday!"
!     "He excused himself, did he not?"
"N'o, and as we teased Edmee a
grout deal on the defection of her two
admirers, that absence was the subject of conversation while Isadora
���ervtd the tea in the garden."
"We must question Robert on the
way he spent that afternoon. But, I repeat It, my dear Jessie, it Is not worth
your while to trouble your head about
It. I assure you that none of those rumors have reached us."
"Naturally, not; but I can not say as
much for the other houses and chateaux In the neighborhood. Many of
our acquaintances, though they treat
these rumors with contempt, assure us
that the peasanls believe this absurd
story. Moreover, I overheard a few
words yesterday that sum up tho
"What do you mean?"
"You remember, Madame, that when
we went out riding In the afternoon,
Edmee and her fiance took the lead
M. d'Ancel Is madly In love and does
not try to conceal it. This explosion
of joy contrasts vividly with his
gloomy and anxious state, while the
captain was also courting Edmee.
When we reached Villerville, a group
of fishermen slopped to look at the
fiancees, nudging each other and
laughing. I was alone at the time, and
distinctly heard these words: 'HemI
all the name���if one of us had done it
he would have been thrown Into prison in very Bhort order. And look at
him now doing his courting without
being disturbed, and without any
more thought of the one he sent to
rot under the ground than we would
give to a tainted fish we throw back
Into the sea���and they call that justice and talk of a Republic���,' and
another made a threatening gesture
which he cut short when he saw me.
This is why I determined to speak, to
you. and ask you If we can not silence
these people by some means."
"We can do nothing. How can we
force a whole population to be silent?
Iu a few weeks the newly married
couple will be far away, and then
these calumnies will naturally cease." ]
"Let us hope so, Madame. But when j
I see Edmee's happiness and think of
the accusations that are made openly
It seems to me I again hear our gay
laughter at the garden party, accompanied by the distant rumblings of
the thunder."
"You are a charming girl, my dear
Jessie. But I never thought your nationality so well gifted with imagination."
"That Is another of your French
prejudices," laughed Jessie. "You see
in us only a nation of salt pork merchants, while we are, on the contrary,
a refined race and lovers not of luxury only, but of art and poetry."
Edmeo, who had been watching
them from tho garden window, ran
out into the garden and interrupted them.
"What are you quarreling about,"
she asked, laughing.
"Mine. Despois will not believe in
our artistic capacities, ai.d I am indignant."
"I should say so, my dear Jessie.
Your eyes are full of tears, and you
are quite agitated."
"Well you know���when one touches
on America���I get excited."
(To be Continued.)
The Average Moo,
"The average man when be Is a
boy,' a trllio Involvcdly ruminated tbe
old codger, "decides that when he
grows up he will bo a drum major or a
bandit, triumphantly survive battles,
Shipwrecks and holocausts and gallantly protect Innocence and beauty in
distress. But the average boy when he
becomes a man finds himself so busy
satisfy lug the appetite of the always
hungry mortgage, endeavoring to
achieve but never attaining the eminence of being tho head of his own
household, chasing at the earnest solicitation of his many friends the political prominence which forever eludes
him, selecting the particular brand of
health fodder that will Injure him tbe
least, running after or away from
something or other, getting off a few
well chosen words, trying to collect or
evade that which is justly coming to
him, placating bis wife's relatives, accumulating baldness, pointing with
pride or viewing with alarm, and so on
and so forth, that before he has time to
be anything more protuberant than
oue of the ciphers of the millions that
Inhabit this land of the free his men
friends are walking slow behind him
aud saying that Bill was a pretty good
feller, but���and his women friends are
chastencdly -wondering how Boon the
widow will marry again. That's all
there Is to the average man."���Puck.
One **t*Drd'* Meanings.
English is a most remarkable language. It has some peculiarities of an
extraordinarily rich vocabulary and
others of the poorest nnd most barren
tongue, separate words for minute distinctions and single words that have
many meanings. Many examples of
both peculiarities can be found In the
Dialect Dictionary, an English publication. Every farmer's boy knows how
to use the words lamb, sheep, ewe and
ram, but how many of them would be
able to define the words tag, tup-hog,
teaser, tup-seg, tup-yeld and six tooth,
each of which fixes the age or the sex
of a sheep? For example, a tup-hog Is
a young ram before the first shearing.
On the other hand, take the word
rack. As used by people In one part
of England or another It may mean a
neck of mutton, the bones of a dead
horse, a blow, a sharp pain, a kitchen
lireiilace, part of a hand loom, a reach
In a river, a ford, a pathway, a rut, a
gap in a hedge, a Hying cloud, to pour off
liquor, to stack. These ure the unusual
meanings, and there are others more
common.���Youth's Companion.
Tbe Dime.
That neat and lovable little coin, the
dime, has had a most useful history.
As far as we are aware, It Is unique
among the world's coins, having no
nearer equivalent than the English sixpence, which Is worth 2 eents more. It
is one of the handiest of coins, being
about as small as a silver piece can
conveniently be. Being less in size and
weight than the nickel, which Is worth
only half as much, It is vastly more
convenient to keep and hoard, aud that
Is one reason why It is becoming extraordinarily scarce in spite of tbe
fact that more dimes are now turned
out of the mints than ever before in
lhe country's history. There is a rage
for "dime banks," and some of these
mechanical contrivances are bo pretty,
bo ingenious and so alluring that they
force people to save dimes who have
no earthly occasion to do so.���New
York Mail.
Stone  Crenm.
Stone cream Is a very simple recipe.
First dissolve half an ounce of gelatin
lu a little water; then add to It a pint
of sweetened milk which hns been
boiled with lemon peel. As soon as It
Is cold pour this slowly over a layer of
jam In a deep glass dish. When quite
set stick strips of blanched ulmouds
luto the cream and servo.
Your Doctor
Can cure your Cough or Cold,
no question about that, but���
why go to all the trouble and
inconvenience of looking him up,
and then of having his prescription
filled, when you can step into any
drug store in Canada and obtain
a bottle of SHILOH'S CURE
for a quarter.
Why pay two to five dollars
when a twenty-five cent
bottle of SHILOH will cure you
ns quickly T
Why not i�� as hundreds of
thousands of Canadians have
done for the past thirty-four
years: let SHILOH be your doctor whenever a Cough or Cold
���SHILOH will cure yon, and all
druggists back up this statement
with a positive guarantee.
The next time you have a
Cough or Cold cure it with
Peculiarity   of tbe  Ring;  Mountain*
of the Moon.
The moon Is really and truly a great
planet of mountains, its whole visible
surface being dotted with elevations
of curious shapes aud of extraordinary
height. We say "its whole visible surface" and hasten to explain that we
make this statement simply because
the eye of man has never seen but one
side of the surface of the moon. What
we see convinces us that the little
planet is extremely mountainous, for
on the "end" exposed to our view
there are no less than 30,000 peaks,
varying in height from 2,000 feet to
four miles. When we consider the fact
that this lunarian world Is only one
thirty-second part as large as the
earth we can easily see why It deserves the title of the "plauet of great
mountains." There Is a peculiar thing
about these 30,000 moon peaks. Each
and every one of them has a ringlike
form, the open end of tbe conical point
being of greater or lesser diameter, according to the height of the mountain.
In a low grade telescope these peaks
resemble true volcanoes, but when
viewed through a high grade glass It is
seen that the depression In the ccuter
of the queer "ring mountain" Is often
so great as to be below the general
level of the surrounding country. Tho
depth of these depressions Is calculated In a curious manner, by figuring
on the relative shadows they cast
when the sun Is shining full upon
them. The diameter of these "ring
mountains" varies greatly, some of (ho
larger ones being DO, 100 or even 150
miles, while the smaller look like post
holes when viewed through a good telescope.
Odd Devices, listed by Whirls to ICunllr
Identify Hhkuukc.
A curious fashion of marking trunks
by some Individual and odd device has
come Into practice. It is a trick that
helps to Identify one's baggage instantly, even at a distance, in a crowded
railway station, and (bus facilitates
travel, especially abroad, where so
much red tape entangles baggage
Some of the devices used are queer,
to say the least. A lover of dogs had
big brindle's heads In brown and white
painted at intervals on all her trunks
and suit cases before sailing for Germany. She felt sure, she said, that
she would be able to Identify her baggage anywhere by these signs.
Another curious design is that of
skull and crossboues, done In black,
white and red, on top, sides and ends
of trunk and on the bottom of every
bag of one traveler.
Dumbbell designs In red, white and
blue Identify another lot of baggage.
One society woman has her trunks
all marked with a design of a pair of
gloves, painted red, black and gold,
nnd appearing as If just takeu off the
hand and carelessly tossed lu the
Family crests in gold and colors are
used, and college girls going abroad
have curious Chinese dragons, birds,
etc., done In oriental color combinations on their baggage.
Stndlo Manner* Bad.
"Why do you dip your own spoon
Into the general sugur bowl?" asked
the particular woman of the bachelor
"I don't know," replied the bachelor
girl plaintively, "unless it Is because
my studio life Is corrupting my good
manners. When you eat your breakfast all by yourself and there's nobody
else to dip a spoon Into the sugar bowl
and ltd all your own spoon and all
your own sugar bowl and there's nobody to see or to care, why, you are almost bound to get careless aud forget
and dip it Into other sugar bowls,
aren't you?"
Sculptors'  Potboiler*.
They were walking past a beautiful
pink and white house iu Now York
whose door cap was most exquisitely
carved. The sculptor pointed to it.
"My work," he said. "That's the pot-
boiling I do while I work on my masterpiece. It Is nothing unusual with
sculptors to do such work. Two of the
finest pieces that were sold to the
Metropolitan museum hist winter were
done by a man whose regular business
it is to make door caps."
Sunlight Soap is better than other soaps,
but is best when used in the Sunlight way.
To appreciate the simplicity and ease of
washing with Sunlight Soap in the Sunlight
way you should follow directions.
After rubbing on the soap, roll up each
��� piece, immerse in the water, and go away.
Sunlight Soap
will do its work in thirty to sixty minutes.
Your clothes will be cleaner and whiter than if washed
in the old-fashioned way with boiler and hanl .iibbing.
Equally good with hard or soft water. m
Lever   Brother*  Limited,  Toronto i.ts
ri-lr-lit Cut in llrltnln.
The cost oT huuling freight per ton
poi* mile on ihe London Northwestern
llailwu,*', England's most Important
linn, ojtp.nsvcd in cents, is 1.40. On
ihe Pennsylvania railway the cost is
4(14 of a cent und on the New York
Central .410 of a cent. This is
tiuo, all hough tho wages of Eng
lis t trainmen  are but  half tho   Am
en an.   An eminent expert attributes
lh�� greater cost lo the rigidity o'
lhe 'our wheeler English freight Wag-
>ns, which, he says, are "track intird
arers and newer absarbura "
That is How Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
Cure the Common Ailments of life
Milking now blood. That is just
what Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are always doing ��� actually making new
blood. This new blood strengthens
every organ in the body, and strikes
straight at the root of anaemia, and
Hie common ailments of life which
have their origin in poor, weak, watery blood. Mrs. A. H. Seeley, of Stirling, Ont., tells what Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills did for her fourteen year
old sister, Miss Annie Sager, after
other treatment hud failed. She says:
"For some years Annie had not been
well. Sue would take spells of dizziness and headaches that would lust
for several days, and her whole body
would become dry and hot. as though
sbe was burning up with fever. Her
lips would swell until near the bursting point, und then when the fever
would leave her the outer skj'i of the
lips would peel off. She doctored
with two different doctors, but they
did not succeed in curing her, and
the trouble seemed gradually to be
growing worse. Then we began giving
her Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and under this treatment she has recovered
her health. The headaches and dizziness have gone; her color is improved; her appetite better, and she
has had no further attacks of the
fever which baffled tne doctors. We
are greatly pleased with what Dr.
Williams' Pink PiLs have done for
her, and recommend them Lo other
It wns the rich red blood Dr. Williams' Pink Pills actually make which
cuied Miss Sager. That is why these
pills cure all common ailments like
anaemia and debility, headaches and
backaches, indigestion, rheumatism,
neuralgia, St. Vitus dance and Lhe
special ailments that prey on the
health and happiness of girls and
women of all ages. Uet the genuine
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale
People, with Lhe full name on Lhe
wrapper around eaon box. Sold by
all medicine dealers or by moil ot
SO cents a box or six boxes for $2.50,
from tlie Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville, Ont.
The Uminl 'Way.
"Eapa," said Jncky, "would you like
to have me give you a birthday present?"
"Yes, Indeed."
"Then now Is the time to double my
weekly pocket money, so's I'll have tbe
money to buy It when your birthday
The distinguished alienist looked
worried. "No," he said to the reporter,
"I can't give you an opinion as to the
sanity of the prisoner." "But surely
you have considered the case?" "It
isn't that," replied the alienist; "but,
you see, each side has sent me a retainer, aud as these are the same
amounts I am, of course, in temporary
doubt."���Philadelphia Ledger,
Han nnd  III- "Cnllti-e-."
The "gallus" marks the freeman and
the man of genuine, unpretending culture and civilization. Your snob and
your savage abhor it. In Mesopotamia
the wild biishl bazoilk wears a belt; in
Yucatan the Indian wears a girdle of
shark's teeth; In Senegambla the
shameless cannibal sports a gunuy sack;
In Atlantic City some years back the
dudes used to wear sashes. But find a
man who when ho throws off his coat
to begin his daily toil lays bare a pair
of heavy sky blue galluses and you'll
find a man who pays his way In the
world, loves bis wife, rears his children in the fear of the Lord and votes
the straight ticket. The "gallus" Is
useful, It is graceful, and properly
adorned with bond painted flowers and
brass buckles It is beautiful. To be
ashamed of it, to conceal it or to abandon It for a somber leather belt Is to
fall In an essential of true manhood
nnd fly In the face of fate.���Baltimore
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
The Friend���Was Mrs. Hevlwalte
pleased with her pot trait?
Tbe Artist���Oh yi-s. I managed to
make her resemble what she thinks she
used to look like.���Brooklyn Life,
A Caution* Doctor.
"Doctor, something is the matter
with me. Sometimes my mind is a perfect blank, and my memory constantly
fails me.  I wish you would treat me."
"I will, But in view of the peculiar
nature of your case I shall want my
fee in advance."
None is to be deemed free who has
not perfect self cc-nrind.���Pythagoras. 	
Clock Inscription*.
In former times it was the custom of
clockmakers to Inscribe on tbe dial
plates of their clocks quaint verses,
one of the most common being the following:
I serve thee here with all my might
To tell the hours, by day, by nlgbt.
Therefore example take by me
To serve thy God as I serve thee.
Another   favorite   Inscription   was
"Tempus Pugit," ut "Time Piles," and
thereby hangs a tale.   A well known
English clockmaker who flourished toward the close of the last century, on
being asked by a customer whether a
certain clock was of home manufacture,
replied: "Oh, certainly.   Don't you see
the name, shs-Tammns Puglt?  I often
have his clocks throiwJi hit honde "
We are all kindled aud put out. We
die daily. Nature that begot us expels us, and a better and safer place
la provided for us.���Seueca.
��� canary which is often allowed te
fly around the room will be a poor
singer. One might Imagine that the reverse would be tbe case, but tbe exercise probably uses up all the bird's energies, so that it has little to spare for
Soft Clam*.
The muddler the bed of tbe soft clam
the better his meat
A Retmrkable Career.
Hallway Fireman Morley, of Torontr
Junction, who was killed In an accident
the other day had a most remarkabh
���areer. Ah hough only 21 years of age
Fireman Morley had a remarkable life
He was a naval cadet on the British
training ship Conway, where he won
several prizes for general proficiency
At the commencement of the Spanish-
American war he crossed the ocean and
toek service on Admlrul Howell's flagship Sun Francisco, where he remained two years until Hie latter vessel was
put cut of commission. Ho went out
to South Africa with the first contingent, and saw active service In the
Rocr war. One year later lie returned
to Canada and went with an exploration expedition to HudHon Bay and
Straits. Returning, he again went out
to South Africa with the second contingent of Mounted Rifles, and a year
later he arrived home on his twenty-
first birthday. Two years and a halt
ago lie took up railroading. He waa a
remarkably bright .oung man, and beloved ty all who -Knew him.
A Medicine for the Miner's Pack.���
Prosi octors and others going into
the milling regions where doctors are
few and drug stores not nt all. should
provide themselves with a supply of
Dr. Thomas' l'electric Oil. It will offset Ihe effect.? of exposure, reduce
sprains and when laken internally
will prevent mid cure colds, and sore
throi',, and as a lubricant will keep
the muscles in good condition,
Plans are being laid to have the
Vanderbilt cup race decided over a
private course next year.
Min""d's Liniment for sale everywhere
A disagreement belween two trades
unions in Chicagtj has tied the woodworking industry.
A cashier iu the tiuanclal district of
New York, ou being advised by his
physician to take a vacation not long
ago, wrote the agent of a South American oleampshlp line as follows: "As I
am tblnkiug of taking a trip to South
America, please advise me Immediately with particulars relative to rates, accommodations, and so on, to and from
the various ports usually visited by
tourists at this season of the year."
The answer came by special delivery,
marked private and confidential, "Oue
of our steamers will soil for Valparaiso
next Wednesday; shortest aud quickest way out of the country."
The new office boy was found sitting
In bis chair, with lhe telephone transmitter In his lop.
"What in tbe world are you doing?'
asked the boss.
"A fellow called up a little while
ago," replied Ihe future head of the
firm, "and told me to hold the phone
till he called again." ��� Lipplncott's
Trade's Sensitiveness.
German goods go where British
goods might, but do not. Here Is a
case. Tbe Russian joluer, uot being a
meat enter, hos not much muscle aud
cannot use a heavy hammer. So he
buys and uses the German light hammer made for. him, while he has no
use for the heavier oue of English
make.���London Post.
Ben* Island, Aug. 26,  1903.
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Dear Sirs ��� "V our traveller is here
to-d<i\ and wo are gelling a large
quantity of your MINARD'S LINIMENT. We find il lhe besl Liniment
in th . market making no exception.
We have !ieen in business 13 years
and 1 ove handled nil kinds, bul have
dropped llietn all buL yours; Ihat sells
itself; the others have to be pushed to
get rid of.
DODDS   y,
fk PILLS -:
Tbe Circle County.
The oddest shaped county among the
thousands which go to make up the
separate divisions of tbe various states
Is Warren county, Tenn. It lies almost
exactly In the geographical center of
the state and Is about as near a perfect
circle as any division of land could
possibly be. The circle would be perfect but for the fact that there is a
short stretch of the northern boundary
line which follows a small stream for
a short distance. It is bounded by Cannon, Dekalb, Coffee, Grundy, Van Bu-
ren and White counties.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia
A Cautions  Sentinel.
It was the small brother of pretty
Margaret who opened the front door
In response to Mr. Goodyear's ring,
nnd his face took on a singularly alert
expression as he surveyed the caller.
"No, she isu't In," said Margaret's
brother.   "Are���are you Mr. Hamlin?"
"No," said the young man; "I am
Mr. Goodyear. Does that make any
difference about her being at home?"
And he looked searchlngly at the boy.
"Course not," said Bobby indignantly. "I don't tell stories, nor Margaret doesn't. But if you'd been Ml.
Hamlin I was to tell something about
her coming home and get 10 cents If
I did It right and didn't tell the wrong
one. I need that money, and so, you
see, I didn't wai.t to make any mis<
take.    Goodby."���Youth's Companion,
0OTr  Let-pred   Men.
Do not revile tlie bow legged man
for he plays an Important part In tbe
world. It Is estimated that 40 per cent
of mankind are how legged, so numerically this class Is onlltled to great
respect. Bow legs invariably accompany a robust physique. We Und thciu
one of  tlie conspicuous  features  of
Ithletes. Comedians ore almost always bow legged. Of the bow legged
geniuses to which humanity points
with pride the most Illustrious examples are Caesar, Horace, Napoleon,
Wellington, Schopenhauer nnd Cavour,
tlie celebrated Italian statesman.- London Answers.
Alike on lhe farm and in the
town these four Ryrie articles come
nearer to being necessities than
luxuries :
reliable line ranges in price from
50c. to $2.50.
FIELD GLASSES -Our high-power
" Ryrie Special," with 12 Lenses
in Aluminum Mountings will be
delivered to you for '12.50,
charges prepaid.
BAROMETERS���These may be had
at from 15.00 to $50.00. Our
Barometer Book is yours for the
ones���$1.00 io $3.50.
Drop us a postal card and we will
send you free of charge our large illus-
trated catalogue
Put Your Feet in
"Dominion Brand"
Feels   good,   right   off.    Soft,
I smooth,   silky.     Fits  ju��   right,
doesn't it ?    Nice and warm, eh ?
And every pair is juit the same.
There is always warmth���and com-
" Dominion   Brand
Hose.  This tag guarantees all three.
Look for it whenever you
"Tha Tag That
HOSE  MIU ���>
ABurrill 1 Co.
MU.k.0  On'
W    N    U    No.   607 sn
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Travelers Want th. Wbla.
One of the signs of the day Is the revival of the old-time demand for the
Bible as an adjunct to the hotel bedroom. Ten or twelve years ago every
room In a hotel of any pretension had
a Bible on Its bureau. Then It was
the practice of most hotels to Include a Bible In the list of necessary
furniture. Gradually the people who
were back of the enterprise lost Interest and the books disappeared. It now
seems that many persons, particularly
commercial travelers, comp'a'n of missing them. Frequently they read a chapter before going to bed Just to drive
away the blues, but now they never
get a chance to look Inside a Bible. One
Toronto hotelkeeper has realized th"
need for a revival, and has given an order for several dozen Bibles. "It shall
not be said that anj- man stopping at
my house Is driven to perdition for the
want of a Bible" is the way in which
he puts It.
The fragrance of Havana cigars Is
Imparted by wrappings called "yajru
������s," In which they are rolled. A yagua
1b the thin net-like covering found on
the leaves growing round the fruit of
the yagua palm and Is large enough to
wrap a bundle of fifteen or twenty cigars.
Illich Clan- Blacksmiths.
In Saxony no man is permitted to
shoe horses unless he has passed a public examination and Is proper!/ qualified.
Sunlight Soap is better than other
soops, but Is best when used In the
Sunlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap
nnd   follow directions.
A   Specie*.
"Mrs. Kwlvvery Is one of those an
tloipatory people, and I simply can't
cany on a conversation with her without getting so nervous I feel as though
I should Hy to pieces," says the lady
���with the jade brooch.
"Anticipatory?" asks the lady ���without any long gloves.   "How is that?"
"She listens faster thou you talk to
Life, It Is thanks to death that I
hold thee so dear.���Seneca.
"Oh," she said, "your conduct la
enough to moke an angel weep!"
"I dou't see you shedding u tear," he
retorted, aud his ready wit saved th��
A   Costly   ('olleellon.
"What a lovely collection of odd
cups!" exclaimed a guest, peering Into
the china cabinet, "Did it take you
long to get so many?"
"Ob, no!" said the hostess. "Those
aro samples of the sets we have had In
the   last   two   years!"
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward
for any ease  of  Catarrh that cannot be
cured  by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known F. J.
Cheney for the last 16 years, and believe
hlm   perfectly   honorable  in   all   business
transactions, and financially able to carry
out any obligations made by his firm.
Waldlng, Klnnan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally,
acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the sysfem. Testimonials sent free. Price, 76c. pec bottle.
Sold bv nil Druggists.
T8l(e Hall's Family Pills for Constipation
.      Canada Got $17,408,000 In 1905.
The Insurance Press of New Tork
has Issued Its annual statement of the
amounts paid by life Insurance companies In the United States and Canada, Life Insurance organizations distributed in the United States and Canada, in 1905, '307,019,972. The total
payments in Canada were $17,408,178,
and this sum was exceeded only In the
great commonwealths of New ITork,
where $62,473,353 were paid; Pennsylvania, where $31,341,090 were paid; and
Massachusetts, where $20,773,947 ware
These two desirable qualifications,
pleasant to the taste and at the same
time effectual, are to be found in
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.
Chile, ren like it.
Always  In  Scnson.
When Hiram Bassclt went down on
Cape Cod to poy a visit his friends
provided him with every sort of fish
they could muster, and for five days
he was treated to mackerel, halibut,
oysters, clams, scallops and many
other varieties in the best possible
"Well, niram," said his host on the
day of Mr. Bnssett's return to his
home, "I'd like to see what you'll get
Hannah to cook for you first thing
���when you reach home. I reckon you've
hud fish enough to lost you for one
"Pooh!" said Mr. Bassett. "I guess
you don't know anything about It.
You haven't lived in Massachusetts
long enough. Hannah 'II get me the
same thing she always does when I've
been away from home for a spell-:
real good mess o' codfish an' potato
slash. That's what Hannah '11 get me."
"My Endorsement of Pe-ru-na Is
BaseJ On   Its  Merits."
��� Ed. Crumbo.
ED. CRUMBO, Ex-Mayor of New
Albany, J ml., writes from 511 E.
Oak street:
"My endorsement oi Peruna is
based on  its merits.
"If a man is sick he looks anxiously for something that will cure him,
and   Peruna will  do the work,
"I know that it will cure catarrh of
the head or stomach, indigestion,
headache and any weary or sick feeling.
"It is bound to help anyone, if used
according to directions.
"I also know dozens of men who
speak in the highest terms of Peruna
and have yet to hear of anyone being
disappointed in it."
Mr. Crumbo, in a Iuter letter, dated
Aug. 25, 1904, says:
"My health is good, at present, but
if I should have to take any more
medicine 1 will fall book on Peruna."
r.rjill.v a  Vegetarian.
"I hope the Bible I gave you last
week," sold the missionary, "will teach
you something"���
"It has taught me something already," replied the cannibal chief. "I
find that I'm really a vegetarian."
���'Er-how's that?"
."Why, you know, It says 'all flesh Is
If ottacked with cnolera or summer
eomp.aint of any kind send at once
for o bottle of Dr. J.I). Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial and use it according to
directions. it acts with wonderful
rapidity in subduing that dreadful
disease that weakens the strongest
mon and th.it destroys the young and
delicate. Those who hove used this
choleia medicine say it lists promptly
and never luils to effect a thorough
Pencil  Clintney.
Pare and halve sufficient poaches to
weigh, when ready, tln��*e pounds. Put
them in a large ogule saucepan, add
one pint of vinegar nnd stew gently
until tender. Pound together In a mortar four ounces of white onions, two
ounces of garlic and five ounces of
fresh ginger root; add these to the
peaches with six ounces each of sugor,
seeded raisins and white mustard seed.
Add two ounces of dried chillies and
one cupful of vinegar, Simmer for ten
minutes longer. I hen bottle.
Prevent Disorder.���At the first symptoms of internal disorder, I'armelee's
Vegetable Pill should be resorted to
iniiuedii.vely. Two or three of these
salutary pelli-ts, token before going to
bed, iollowed by doses of one or two
pills for two or three flights in successor will serve os a preventive of
attacks of dyspepsia and all the dis-
conitorts which follow in the train of
that fell disorder. The means are
simple when the way is known.
The" Imii*pensiYl>lc "������Well."
Across tlie club luncheon toble a man
looked up from his grilled sole and
proclaimed that no man In England
can carry on a conversation without
saying "well." The usual bet was
made. For a week the two friends
glared at each other, knowing that
"well" Is the beginning of most casual sentences. You muy not have noticed 'bat. Dumbly tbey parted day
by day, with a handshake and the
word "well" frozen ou their lips. After a week one of the two bad to confess that the language bad got the better of film. "Well," be said, "I'd rather drop a sovereign Over tli.it dinner
than choke that 'well.' I cau't talk
Without it."���London Chronicle.
Many Dwellers on  the Lonely Prairie Have
Learned to  Depend Almost
Entirely on
Dr.   Chase's   Medicines.
Lining twenty-two miles from a
drug store the writer of the letter
quoted below tells of the benefits obtained from the use of Dr. Chase's
Medicines in times of sickness and
In thousands of lonely homes
throughout the northwest the family depends almost entirely on Dr.
Chase's Medicines and the recipes
contained in Dr. Chase's Receipt Book
as a means of maintaining health and
coin! Dttlng disease.
Mrs Thos. Shiels, Stoughton, Bask.,
���writes: ''Wo have used nearly all of
Dr. ( base's Medicines in our family
with splendid results and send direct
to yon for ti-pm because we live twenty-two miles from a drug store.
"In Dr. Chase's Kidney-I.iver Pills
we found o cure foi constipation, biliousness nn 1 kidney disease.
"I i.sed so 'eral boxes of Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food for nervousness from
which I had teen a great sufferer and
it built me up and strengthened me
"Some years ago T bod ou ulcer on
my ni.kle and though I tried many
treatments ol one kind nnd anothei
could get nothing to heal it until I
used Dr. Chase's Ointment, which 1
hove olso found nn excellent cure ior
itching pile?. We would scarcely
know how to get along wthout Dr.
Chase's Me licittes.
The confidence which people have
in Dr Olios'! s Medicines can only be
accounted fo" by the fact Unit they
neve: disappoint.   Foe nearly half a
century they hove been before the
public and have a record of cures unparalleled in the history of medicine.
These family medicines ore sent by
moil postpaid on receipt of price. Dr.
Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills '�����> cents a
box. Dr. Chase's Nerve Food !if) cents
a box, Dr. Chase's Ointment B0 cents
a bo*. At oh dealers or Edmonson,
Bates & Co., Toronto.
Wind slpcome* of Ship* Which  Sink
to   the  Bottom  of   the  Sen.
What becomes of the ship (hat sinks
iu uiidoceou? If it is of wood It take's,
in the first ploce, considerable time for
it to reach the bottom. In a hundred
or more fotboms of water a quarter of
un hour will elapse before the ship
reaches bottom. It sinks slowly, and
when the bottom is reached it foils
gently into the soft, oozy bed, with no
I crash or breakiug.
Of course If it Is laden with pig iron
or corresponding substauces or if it is
on iron ship It sinks rapidly and sometimes strikes the bottom with such
force as to smash in pieces. Once
sunken a ship becomes tbe prey of tbe
countless inhabitants of tbe ocean.
They swarm over and through the
great boot and moke It their homo.
Besides this tbey cover every Inch of
the boat with a thick layer of lime.
This takes time, of course, nnd when
one generation dies another continues
the work until finally the ship Is so
loden with heavy Incrustations, corals,
sponges and barnacles that If wood
the creaking timbers foil apart and
slowly but surely are absorbed in the
waste nt tbe sea bottom.
Iron vessels are demolished more
quickly thiin those of wood, which
may last for centuries. The only metals that withstand the chemical action
of the waves are gold and platinum,
and gloss also seems unaffected. No
matter how long gold may be hidden
In the ocean, It will always be gold
wheu recovered, and this fact explains
lhe many romantic and adventurous
searches after hidden submarine treasures lost In shipwrecks.
The   Transformation   of   Thi.   Once
Barren  Volcunle  Waate.
St. Helena was a barren volcanic
waste at lhe time Napoleon was sent
there, The Englishmen were there,
however, to stay and for duty, and,
though they had a hard scramble for
every drop of water Ihey used, they
set about a beginning of making something grow toward sustaining life, or
at least modifying its conditions.
Gradually, by slow degrees, but surely,
their efforts were successful. Kiudly
nature requires but little encouragement, and the dews fell aud crystallized, und the herbage aud shrubbery
spread, and little trees took root aud
shed their seed, and tlie mouutaiu In
tbe luug course of years became largely covered, until at lost this oue time
waterless heap of waste products of a
lifeless volcano became able to provide
millions upon millions of gallons of
water, which is stored iu its caverns,
for the ships that pass lo and from the
Cape of Good Hope and to Australia,
and beneath the shades of umbrageous
terraces, high up in the cool uir, the
invalided soldier from tropical Africa
and India and the orient dnds a restoring sanitarium which has brought
hack to health and life many a weary
soul and stricken body. Truly there is
magic In the rain and healing in the
Hadrian'. Wall.
Hadrian in A. D. 120 built a stone
wall from Bowness, near Carlisle, on
Solway frith, to the river Tyue, near
Newcastle. It was eighty miles long
and garrisoned by 10,000 troops. It
was twelve to twenty feet high at various poiuts, eight feet thick at the top
and provided with a gallery in the rear
which enabled its defenders to take
their stand with only head aud shoulders visible to the enemy. At every
quarter of a mile there was a castle
with a garrison of troops. Beacon
lights oud siguols were used, and on
an attack, whether by day or by night,
the news was at ouce flashed up and
down the wall from sea to sea.���London Sphere.
Why  He  Came.
A man rushed into the barber shop
aud jumped into the first waiting chair,
explaining, "Shave in a hurry." The
borber was about to apply the lather
when he noticed the customer's face.
It had been shaved Iu spots and looked
like a wornout hair rug. "1 beg your
pardon," said the barber, "but whoever shoved you did not understand
bis business or must have beeu nearsighted." "That's all right," replied
the customer rather sharply. "Every
man to his trade���you are a barber-
well, I am not���that's why I came
Too Bus* to Whlatle.
It Is said the art of whistling will
soon be counted nuioug the lost unless
there Js a revival of the cheery spirit
Ihot seems to be forsaking men. Nobody whistles as he works In these
strenuous days. He has too much on
bis mind to pucker his lips In a whistle. Nor does be hum or sing to himself for Ihat matter. Life Is, If not
downright sod, too busy for Unit Joyous and unconscious expression of contentment.
Happy Day..
Fred���Mamma, our principal says his
schooldays were the happiest days of
nis life. Do you believe that? Mamma���Certainly. He wouldn't say so If
It were not true. Fred���Well, I suppose he played hookey and didn't get
Unanapected Art.
"Did you know that forestry Is really a branch of art?"
"No.   How so?"
"In its wood cuts, you know."
If a person determines early In life
that a cheerful disposition Is worth
having and strives to obtain It and
does so that person Is a success lu a
fine sense of the word.
Overstepped the Lin*.
At Willesden, a woman who obtained
a summons for assault against a man.
said that last week her daughter's
young man struck her and she said
nothing, but when he sent his brother
round to strike her, well. It waa too
muell.   (.Laughter.)
A   l.cnulhv   nroo.
Mrs. Portly-1'ullington (proudly)���We
can 'race our ancestry back to one of
ihe Saxon kings.
Mrs. Portly-Pulllngton ��� Oh, denr.
yes! We have b-en descending fer
There are four verses. Verse
1. Ayer's Hair Vigor makes
the hair grow. Verse 2. Ayer's
Hair Vigor stops falling hair.
Verse 3. Ayer's Hair Vigor
cures dandruff. Verse 4.
Ayer's Hair Vigor always restores color to gray hair. The
chorus is sung by millions.
" Before using Ayer's H��lr Vigor I had -err
thin and Tory poor hair. Hut 1 continued to
use the Vigor until m- ba.tr ireatt- linurored
In every way. I have used H off and on for
the past ten years."���list.. II. Dbdhmoxd.
Newark, N. J.
A  Made
by J. O. Ayer Co., Lowell,
Aim manu&ot
iturers of
Tlie Camel.
| A camel begins lo work at four years
' old and frequently continues In use for
] over half a century. It will carry 1,000
1 pounds on Its back, while few horses
can carry more than 250 pouuds.
Linen  Taper.
The oldest piece of linen paper In existence, so far as kuown, Is a manu- |
script containing a treaty between the
kings of Aragou and Castile. It Is |
dated 1177 aud is still Id a fair state
of preservation, retaining hik yery
When all other corn preparations
fail, try Holloway's Corn Cure. No
pain vliatev ,r, and no inconvenience
in using it.   -
John Sc,".t, a furi.icr in Livingston
county, Kentucky, pursued and killed
ii negro named Ben Jones who had
assaulted his daughter.
The United States marines were ordered to withdraw from Cienfuegos,
Cuba, on account of un outbreak of
yellow fever.
Kingston Man Tells How He Suffered
and How He Was Released.
"For years a mar
tyr," Is how Chas,
H. Powell, of 105
Raglan Street, King
ston, begins his
story. "A martyr
to chronic constipation, but now 1 am
free from it and all
through the use of
Dr. Leonhardt's Anti-
"I was induced to try Anti-Pill by
reading the testimony of Borne one
who had been cured of constipation by
It. I had suffered for eighteen yearB
and had taken tons of stuff recommended as cures but which made me
worse rather than better. Doctors
told me there was no cure for me. Dr.
Leonfcyirdt's Antl-Plll cured me."
All dealers or The Wlr*>n-Pyle Co.,
Limited, Niagara Palls, Ont. 602
Chas. H. Powell
The Story of the Prayer In Uosxlni'-
"Mo*C   In   E��ltto."
The sublime prayer of the Hebrews,
when preparing to cross the Ked sea,
is, perhaps, oue of the most solemn
and majestically gfand compositions
that can be found iu the choral repertory, yet, at the same time, simple to
a degree. This was an afterthought
of the composer and was not introduced until the second seasou of the
production of* "Mose In Egitto" at Naples.
The opera then, as now, terminated
with the passage of the Bed sea by
lhe Israelites; but, although tbe audiences were entranced with the music,
they Invariably saluted the passage of
the Red sea with peals of laughter,
owing to want of skill of the machinist and sccue painter, who contrived
to render this portion of the affair superbly ridiculous and brought down
the curtain amid uproarious mirth.
Rossini exhibited bis usual indifference, but poor Tot tola, the poet, was
driven nearly crazy by this unwelcome termination of his literary labors and Intensely chagrined at the
idea of so sacred a subject exciting
laughter. This lasted throughout tbe
first season; the next It was reproduced with similar brilliant success
(on tho first night), for the music, and
similar laughter at the end of the opera. Tho next day, while Rossini was
Indulging In his usual habit of lying
In bed and gosslpiug with a room full
of friends,' In rushed Tottola, In a most
excited state, crying out:
"Eviva, I have saved the third act!"
"How?" asked Rossini lazily.
"Why," replied Tottola, "I have
written a prayer for the Hebrews before crossing the dreadful Red sea,
and I did It all In one hour."
"Well," said Rossini, "If it has taken
you an hour to write this prayer I will
engage to make the music for It In a
quarter of the time. Here, give mo
pen and Ink," saying which he jumped
out of bed, and in ten minutes he had
composed the music without tho aid
of a piano and while his friends were
laughing and talking around bim.
Thus, owing to the blundering Ignorance of a stage carpenter and scene
painter, the world is indebted for the
most sublime preghlera ever penned.
Night came. The audience prepared
to laugh as usual when the lied sea
scene came, but when the new prayer
commenced deathy silence prevailed,
every note was listened to with rapt
attention,- and ou Its conclusion the
entire audience rose en masse and
cheered for several minutes, nor did
they ever again laugh at the passage
of the Red sea.
Skim Milk As Fertilizer.
A curious experiment was made this
summer near Halsey, N. J., where a
lot of refuse skim milk was used as a
top dressing for grass    land,    ft   Is
claimed that remarkable results were,
obtained, and that the grass was about'
seven times as vigorous as on adjoia-
ing fields on which milk was not used,
but which were dressed with commercial fertilizers.
Tin, Lorils1 librarian.
Mr. Edmund Oosso'a recent ap*
pnlntmout to be librarian of tho
House of Lords recalls anothnr literary candidacy���that of Matthew
Arnold, in 1807, for the librarian-
���Jhiji of the Connnona. Though ho
had Disraeli's support, a "horrid domestic intrigue" turned the post ov-
*r to a more obscure applicant. To
Mr. Arnold the disappointment was
considerable for his duties as a
school examiner were onerous. He
refused to be comforted when a sympathetic M.P. said: "You wouldn't
have liked fotching and carrying for
the Philistines of tho Parliamentary
middle class." To this Arnold only
replied: "Oh, you don't know me.
If Pottles, M.P., had wanted a volume of 'Hansard' or 'Hayden's Dictionary of Dates,' 1 should have
flown." Which shows that the best
of us have hard work to maintain ���
Di'inciula in the face of a sinecure.
He there ft Will Wisdom Points the
Way -The sick man pines for relief,
but he disliu'PS sending for tlie doctor
which means bottles of drugs never
consumed. He has not the resolution
to load his stomach with compounds
which smell villainously and taste
worse But i* lie iiavo the will to
deal himself with his ailment, wisdom will direct his attention to Par-
nielee s Vegetable Pills, which, as a
���-peeific for indigestion and disorders
of th". digestive organs, have no
Four persons were injured through
a collision between a street car and
a cub in Chicago.
Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Dandruff.
The south tube of the great Pennsylvania tunnel has been opened for
Joseph (Hidden, the inventor of the
barbed wire fence, is dead. His age
is ninety four.
'rade f(arK
In a varhty of stylet,
fabrics and prices, for
women, men and
children. F nun-filled.
Dealeit arc authorized
to replace instantly and
at our cost any Pen-
Angle garment faulty
in material or making.
Pen-Angle Underwear ie form-knit
so it can't help
fitting your figure,
���it's made of
long - fibred wool
so it won't shrink
���and it'B guaranteed besides. The
whole idea is to
make it so good
you can't afford
not to buy by the
trademark (in
red). 2os
In finding a unit for tbe food consuming power of each family it was
assumed as generally true that���
Husbands consume a like amount of
The wife consumes 90 per cent as
much as tbe husband.
A child from eleven to fourteen years
of age consumes 00 per cent as much
food as the husband.
A child from seven to ten years of
age consumes 75 per cent as much food
as the husband.
A child from four to six years of
age consumes 40 per cent as much food
as the husband.
A child of three years or under consumes 15 per cent as much food as the
Children of fifteen years of age and
over are considered as adults so far as
the consumption of food is concerned.
���Boston Transcript,
Honkers  and   Colvrn.
In order to prove Its power of discriminating between colors the scientist Dahl made some iuterestlng tests
upon a monkey. He colored some
sweets with a certain colored dye and
some bitter substances with that of
another color. After a few attempts
the monkey learned to leave without
even tasting those articles of food colored with the dye which indicated bitter tasting substances and seized at
once upon those which indicated
sweets. Varying the experiments sufficiently he found that the monkey distinguished all the different colors readily, save only dark blue. Many savage
tribes cannot distinguish dark blue
from black and even children distinguish this color later than all others.
Robespierre ef the French revolution, the man who was destined to
deluge France with blood, was not
long before his frightful career of
power began one of the most strenuous opponents of capital punishment.
While he was still an obscure advocate at his native Arras he threw up
nn appointment because of his opposition to this form of penalty. Aud
Just wheu his star was In the aseond-
and he boldly harangued the national
assembly to prove "that the punishment of death Is essentially unjust,
that It has no tendency to repress
crimes and that it multiplies offenses
much more than It dimluishes them."
Why  He Waa  Cool.
Average Man���There's a run on another bank. Just look at those depositors crowding in, The fools! That's
what makes money tight. The whole
crowd should be carried off to a lunatic asylum. Friend���You are allowing
your deposit to remain, I presume?
Average Man���Um���er��� I haven't any
funds In that bank.
"What did you get out of that will
case?" asked the first lawyer.
"Two hundred and fifty thousand
dollars," replied the second lawyer.
"Good round sum, eh?"
"Yes; but I thought the old m*n left
more thau that"   	
I would prefer to have one comfortable room well stocked with books to
all you can give me In the wav of
decoration which the highest art can
supply. There Is no greater blessing
that can be given to a family than ��
love of books.���John Bright
*o   l\oiiH(.iiBe.
"The Elizabethan ruff Is likely to return," said Mu Twaddles, looking up
from the fashion pnper she was reading.
"If be does," responded Pa Twaddles, Willi energy, "you set the dog *>��
bim.   Do you bear?"
:ylon gri
Same flavor as Japan, only perfeotly free from adulterations of any kind. It is to the Japan tea drinker
what "SALADA" Black is to the black tea drinker.
Lead  Packets Only.   4 0, 50 and 60c par  lb.
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Satisfied with your short, stubby,
acraggly hairP Or would you like it
longar, richer, thicker f Then feed it
with Hall's Vegetable Sicilian Hair
Banewsr. There's solid comfort in
handsome hair. Get it I Bs happy 1
For tha whlsk.rs and soonstacaa w. males
BUCKINGHAM'S DTK. It colors a rich br.WB
or.softbl.ck,  R. 1'. I1AI.1, * Co.. Nnhn*. N. H,
Gray's Syrup
Red Spruce Gum
For Coug'hs and Colds.
Gelling; Licked For Principle.
Meeting a newsboy whose face was
scarred with scratches and looked like
a map of some great railroad center, a
reporter asked the youngster what tbe
mu tier was. "Ii'eller spoke disrespectful of my sister; said he'd bet she was
cross eyed, and I sailed In."
"Is your sister cross eyed?" asked
the reporter.
"Hain't got no sister," was tbe reply. "It was thte principle of tbe thlug
what I got licked for."���Philadelphia
North American,	
A  Ultra  Shot.
A prominent lawyer In Ohio, who
was very eccentric, always rubbed his
hands and went through several other
movements before speaking. One day
while In court a youuger lawyer, after
seeing him do this several times, got
up and did It, too, In a very slow and
deliberate manner, and, nfter saying
what he was going to, sat down,
whereupon the older man got up and
said, "That young man acts like a good
lawyer, but ho talks like a fool."
London Weather.
We may as well own up to the truth
that the conventional abuse of our climate and our weather has been greatly
overdone. When we are inclined to
envy countries whose meteorological
conditions have less of the element of
"glorious uncertainty" than our own,
we are much too ready to overlook the
Immense advantage we possess In oin
almost absolute freedom from violeul
exttemes.���London World.
TltciRtc Nevr  Vorkrra.
"Nobody iu New York walks straight,"
said the fault finder. "Watch a score
of pedestrians on the sidewalk, and not
one of them Bticks to a straight path.
Those deviations aro uot always due to
the crowded condition of the pavement
either. During the rush hours a man
Is supposed to dodge this way and
that lu his efforts to make progress,
but wheu given a. clear road there la
no excuse for so much sidetracking.
Yet, no matter how favorable the conditions, I ho New Yorker zigzags Just
the same. He might have a stretch of
sidewalk a block long all to himself
and be perfectly sober, yet lu that distance be would veer from curb to stoop
line and back again several times."���
New York Tost.
���h*. .   OR NAMENTAL       ���
Cattle -with horni are dangerous
and a cooiUnt monoce to perron*
���and other cattle. Dehorn them
Qulcklj and with alight jmin with a
All <'ver ln3mirmtfi. Kotabarflh
tnethod. Learei a denr, clean cut,
('owl give more.iiillltj titoera m-k��
batter beef, Send for free booklet.
ft. H-HeKiani. r.t.01. Oattrlo. Can.
To His
Pleased Customers'
The wise grocer studies
his customers���knows their
likes and dislikes���knows
that his best trade want
Mooney's Perfection
Cream Sodas
He lets them know that
he has their favorite biscuits
���and sees that they are not
asked to buy something "just
as good," which is NOT
as good.
Grocers who want to please their
patrons always have Mooney's Per��
fection Cream Sodas    In their
hygienic packages���airtight
and moisture-proof.
Practically all makers of good
clothes in Canada use Hewson
Tweeds. Look for the tag
that guarantees PURE WOOL.
Cold-proof       '
Stanfield's Underwear is
made of long, silky, Nova
Scotia wool���the finest in the
world for Underwear.
The superior quality of
wool���together with the peculiar knit of the garments
���give the greatest possible
warmth with the least weight.
comes in sizes to perfectly fit all
figures. Every garment guaranteed absolutely unshrinkable.     g~
, no matter how
, had the weather
You cannot
afford to be
without a
When you buy
look Tor the
After Labor, Recreation
Travel   Is the Acme of
When you travel secure the
best In equipment, cmnfort,
and safety, and use the
Exoursion rates this winter
in  every  direction. Eust,
South and West. Make your
wants known to any Canadian Northern agent, who will
be glad to furnish the fullest
information,   or  write
Traffic  Manager,      Winnipeg.
W   N    U    No.   G07 I I "- I -- -���*--
Bank of cMontreal,
CAPITAL ALL PAID UP, $14,000,000.
REST, $10,000,000
President���Loitu Ptkatiicona and Mount Royal.
Vice-President���Hon. Ukokue A. Dbummond,
Geiferal Manager���E. S. Clooston.
Branches in All The Principal Cities in Canada
A General Banking Business Transacted.  ���
Slocan fllMntno IReview.
Subscription $3.00 per annum, strictly
in advance.   No pay., no paper.
Advektisixu Hates:
Notices td Delinquent Owners - $12.00
"     for Crown Grants    -   -    7.50
"      " Purchase of Land   -    7.50
"       " License to Cut Timber 5.00
,A11 locals will bo charged for at the rate
of 15c. per line oach issue.
Transient rales  made known on application.    No room for Quacks.
Address all Communications and make
Cheques payable to
Editor and Publisher.
Notes from Whitewater.
[Prom Our Own Correspondent.]
The management of the Deep mine
���are building a new piece of road at the
point where it branches off from the
main road from the mine to tlie mill.
It is said that all lhe concentrating ore
nt tlie Deep mine will be hauled up to
the Whitewater mill for concentration.
The remodelled boarding house, is expected  to   be ready for occupation in
���about ten days or so. In the meantime
Mrs. Erickson, the popular cook, *ratoh*
es the snow creeping down the mountain with many a shiver. The present
boarding house is more of a summer
���palace than a winter one.
Logan Mcl'hcc anil Tom llawes have
put another man to work on their louse
in No. 5 tunnel. Evidently the ore is
in sight; eh, Logan ?
The ptarmigan season has opened,
but there are no reports to hand of big
Miss McCready has been laid up the
past week witli a severe cold. Miss
Roderlckson bus urken her place at
Mrs. Erickson's boarding house for a
lew days.
John Bough came down from Bandon
rand weiit to work at the Whitewater.
The Whitewater Deap shipped a oar
of lead ore this week.
Harry Davis was up from Ainsworth
last Thursday to close a deal on some
real estate that be owned. .1. Miller
and W. Bradley were the purchasers for
spot cash, but the consideration was
not made public.
E. M.  Sandilands, real estate agent
���and deputy mining recorder, of Sandon,
was a  visitor to town   on Sunday last.
We wonder if lie wants to buy the town'
Cup ?
A. Shilland, secretary of the Miners'
Union, Bandon, dropped into the camp
��� on Sunday.
Professor Purley Ward, lhe eminsnt
horticulturist and lecturer, paid a visit
to our burg one day this week. lit
was sizing up the townsite for a suitable location for raising boot trees.
Mrs. W. II. Ryan arrived iu town
���on Sunday lusl from Cranbrook lo join
her husband, who is working at the
Deep mine.
Little Joe llawes is learning tlie
mysteries of concentration of ores.
Stay with it, Joey; we will neid all the
mill men we can "get in a few years.
A car of load concentrates was shipped from the Whitewater mill this
Notiro ia hereby given that thirty days ftf to
date I intend lo apiily to ihe I hieft ononis".*
sinner of Lands and Wot ks for u special license
to cut nnd curry away timber from the following described lands : Canrmenplag at a post
planted about }������', mile from ihe east end of Hit
Big Luke on the'aouth side ot the 1 ulce en tho
west fork of Wilson creek, and marked W.II.
H.'s N.K. corner post, ihence south nil) chain's,
thence west 40 chums, thence o rthlf'lch Ins,
thence east -lo chains t> point of commencement.
Iintcd this I4lli dav of Sept., 1900,
Sop 20,'00 W. 11. BllANDON, Locator.
Notice is hereby itivcu that thirty days after
daiel Intend to apply lo the i hiof llommls-
sioncr of Lnnds aud Works at Victoria fir n
special license lo cut and carry away .timber
from the following described lairds; I oniineil
"lug at a post on lhe norlll side of the tvestfork
of Wilson creek, and marked U.ll.ll.'s N.K
corrorpost, ihence soutb BUclialns, thence west
��� o chains, thence north 80 chains, ihence eest
so chnlns to point of oommeiiccMont, and ud-
lololugon the west Licei.sc No 64*115.
Located ihis nth day of Bopl , 1000.
Sep 20 '00. \V. 11. UKANDIiN. Locator.
Notice is hereby given Ihat, thirty days after
date lint 1 to apply to the Chief Commissioner ot Lands nun Works for a special liceuie
lo cut and earrj aw <y timber from the lolloiv-
Ing described lauds : Commencing at a tost
at the N.W. eori.er, thence ��'> chains oust,
Ihence fochains south, thence 80 chains nest,
thence 80 chaini north to point of commencement, and ou lhe east side of .��� mall Lake, aud
on Ihe east, side of License No 0097,
Located thi.-. 11th day of Sept., 1000.
Sept-COO W. Il, liKANIiUN, Locator.
Notice is hereby given Unit, thirty days after
date I intend lo apply to the Chief Loinmiu
sioner of Lauds and Works for a special license
lo cut and e ll ry away timber from the follow-
in'' described lands : comineuoinj- nt a post
on tie N.W. corner of License 641-8, on ihe
northsMe of the creek, maik d W.II.ll.'s s t*.
comer, thence 100 chains west, thence north It)
chums, ihence 180 chain* east, then"o 40chains
South to polntof commencement. Lauds lies
on the norlh of License No   5495,
Located this .Olh dav of September, 1900.
Sep HO'00 W.II. IIK.-.NDUN, Lo ator.
Notice is hereby given that 30 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works at Victoria, for a special license
to cut and carry away timber from the
following described lands situate on
Hume creek, about three miles from
Silverton, commencing at a post planted on the west side of the creek marked W. Hunter's south-west corner post,
thence east 80 chains, thence north 80
chains, thence west 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains to the point of commencement.
Located the 20th day of October, 1906
Oct. 25 '06   WM. HUNTER, Locator.
Notice is hereby given that 30 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works at Victoria for a special license
to cut and carry away timber from the
following described lands situate on
Hume creek, about three miles from
Silverton, commencing at a post planted on the west side of the creek, marked W. Hunter's north-west corner
post, thence south 80 chains, thence
east 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
thence west 80 chains, to point of commencement.
Located this 20th day October, 1906.
Oct 26 06        WM. HUNTER, Locator.
Notice is hereby given lliftt '10 days afterdate
I intend to ai p yioihn i hief commissioner o
Laud ana Works ut, Victoria, for a special li
eenco to cut and carry .way timber iroin lhe
f��llowiiig;de8erllied lauds shunted ou Wilson
ereik, about eight, miles from Iluseb.-ry, com
menoinlf nt a post planted on the east side
line ol License No. 8107, marked W. II. Iirun-
dOn'sS.W. corner post thence uorlh 40chains,
thence east 100 chains, thence south -io chains,
thence west 100 chains lo point ol commotioe-
i ocuted this sih day of September mod.
SepHO'OO *,V. II. 1!l.l.nIA).-., Loeatjr,
Calling Cards
fl Your name engraved in graceful Ryrie Script on a Copper Plate
will be furnished by our Stationery
Department for $ 1.00. The supplying and plate-printing of one hundred
Calling Cards will be done for Ul
additional {1.00.
fl The card stock used is made
specially to our order and is of tlie
thin "snappy" sort, thai denotes
fl Our Catalogue contains specimens of engraved Wedding Invitations, Society Stationery, Etc.
Drop us a postal card and we will
send you free of charge our large illustrated catalogue offewelry, Silverware,
Leather Goods, etc.
Notice Is hereby given that thirty days a- er
date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands ami vlorks l-u-.a sieo'al
license to cut and ca'.ry away limber from the
following described Lands! Commencing at a
post on the north side of the west font of Wilson creek, about ���!������/, miles from the fork, and
rear ihe lirs-. falls, marked W. II. H.'s N.W
corner pi si, thence east -io chttlus, iheueesouth
160 chains, thence west 40 clialn*, Ihence
north 100chains, to point of comraeneoiretit.
Located this loth d ly ol September, unio.
Sep 20 'Oil W, II. Hk.vNDON. Locator.
Notice Is hereby giver, thai thirty days aft-r
date I intend to apply to ihe-.hicf Commissioner of Lands and Works for a speolal
licensj lo cut and carry away lip lier from the
following describe 1 lauds : Commencing at a
post about thiee ml e* up tbe north tork of the
west l'oik of Wilson cre-lt, and on lhe west side
of the creek mid marked vv. H. B.'a S.W. corner
post, thence norlh so chains, thence east 80
chains, thence south :<:i chains, ihe ce wait
so chains to point Of commnnceinont.
Located this Kith day of Sept., 100(1.
Sep 20, '0J W. II. BBANDON, Locator.
Noiiee is heroby given th.it thirty days after
date 1 iiteud to apply to Ihe Chief Commissioner of Lauds ami Works for a special license
to cutandcarry away timber from the following lands ; Commencing ut n post about two
miles up the north fork of lhe west forlfrflnd
on the west site of the e eek marked W. II. H.'s
S.W. corner, thence north 80 chains, thenco 80
chains e st, ihe ice 80 chains south, thence SO
chains west to polntof commencement.
Lociited this 18th dav o' September, 1906,
Sep 20, 00 W. II. IIiiAXiiON, Locator.
Notice is hereby given that thirty
days lifter ihilc. I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner nf Lands & Works
at Victotin, for a special licence to cut
and cany away timber from tlie following lands: Commencing at a post
planted al the cast side of Upper Arrow
Lake, thence east 40 chains more or
less to land covered by license No.0015,
thence north 100 chains, thence weal 40
���chains, thence south KID chains, to point
of commencement.
Located Sept.17.lt, 1906.
'Oct 4 (l(i Nakusp, 11 O.^Sopt. 28, '00
Notice is hereby given that within
60 days after datp 1 intent! to apply
to the Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works at Victoria for a special
license to cut and carry away timber
from the following described lands,
situated on east side of Upper Arrow
Lake, West Kootenay: Commencing at
a post planted at the north end of Thos.
Anthony's pre-emption, marked R.N.'s
S.W. corner, thence east 100 chains,
! thence north 80 chains, thence west 00
chains, thenco south 40 chains, thence
west to lake shore 40 chains, thenco 40
chains southerly, following line of hike
shore to point of commencement.
Located Sept. 17, 1S0G.
Nakusp. B.C.
Notice is hereby given that 00 days
after date I intend lo apply to lhe Hon
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works at Victoria for a special license
to cut and carry away timber from tlie
following described lands situated on
the west side of Columbia river in the
West Kootenay district, about 40
chains from bark: Commencing at a
post marked W. Smith's S.W. Corner
and R. Clcndenning's N.W. Comer,
running oast 160 chains, thence norlh
40 chains, thence west 100 chains,
thence south 40 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 arcs
more or less.
Located this 25th day of Sept., 1906.
Sep 27 '06 R. NICHOL, Locator.
���fIS tlie Headquarters for All
Mining Men in Silverton.
Furnished throughout in a
superb manner, it oilers the
comforts of a home lo tourists
visiting this charming fummer
Sixty days after date I intend making
application to the Chief Commissioner
of Lands ami Works at Victoria, forjt
special license to cut and curry away
timber (nun the following lands: Commencing at a post planted on east shore
ol Upper Arrow l.uke, running thence
.cast HO chains, Ihence south HO chains.
thence west 80 chains more or less to
lake shore, thence north 80 chains, following lake short* to post oi commencement, containing 040 seres more or less.
Located Oet. Unl, 1006.
Oct. 4 06 Nakusp, B.C
Excellent Boating, Fishing
and Hunting.
Good .Sample Rooms.
��� ���*��
Notice is hereby given that sixty
days after date I intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works at Victoria, B. ('., for permission to purchase the following des.
cribed lands starting at a post north
of the north-east corner of Lot *!f>7,
West Kootenay district, thence south
70 chains to A. T. Walley's north-west-
corner, thence east 80 chains, thence
north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains
more or less to Kuskanax creek, and
to follow south bank of above creek to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres more or less.
Thos. Abriel, Agent.
Nakusp, B.C., Sept. 10, 100C.
Sept 27, '90
Whereas at  the  Last Chance aud Surprise mines,  Chinese  kitchen help is
at present employed, to thy exclusion
of Whit.' labor.
Therefore, be it ros"-lved  that tins
organization, Sandon Miners' union No.
HI of tlie W.F. of M. reaffirming its opposition to the employment of Orientals
within  its  jurisdiction,   Btrongly   condemns the position  taken by the management of the  properties in question,
and counsels working men everywhere
nnd those  favorably  disposed towards
organized labor to'be governed liy this
A. SFIILLAND, Secretary.
A. BRUDER Local Ag nt.    Parcels left
Filbert Hotel receive prompt attention.
Hurry up
and Purchase
Notice is hereby given that 30 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a special license to cut and
carry away timber from the following
described lands: Commencing at a post
marked A. Jacobson's north-east corner
post, planted about four chains south
of Saw Mill Creek, and about one
mile from its mouth on Slocan Lake
in West Kootenay District. Thence
160 chains west, thence 40 chains
south, thence 160 chains east, thence 40
chains north to point of commencement. T. J. LLOYD, Locator,
Acting as agent to A. Jacobson.
Oct 11 06       Located Oct. 4, 1906.
Read tlie
Then "Show it to a
iRound Trip Tickets
in effect Oct. 25, 1906; on sale
daily, limited lo three months
from date of sale.
Lis Angeles and S mta Barbara
$00 70
Pasadena $91.20
Stint* Monica  92.40
Riverside  and  San Bar-
iiftrdino   94.20
Ridlanda  94 B0
X     For  time    tables,   tickets  and "
a information, call on .
| <i. E. McCREADY j
X     Agent   -   -   -   Sandon, I!. C. \
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j ^Tbc Sanfcon IboteL!
IRobt. Cunnino proprietor.
A Home from Home'.      Fully equipped for High-Class
Trade.    Kxcellent Accommodation and
Splendid Cuisine Always.
Personal .supervision given to the wants of Our Patrons.
Choicest liquors, Mines ano dinars.
)H+++++++++++++++++++++++ -*���*���+++*���++++++++++ ^-f>+++4+.+^4.
Visitors to Sandon should not fail to test the
quality of the "shots" at this famous saloon.
The very choicest liquors, Wines and Cigars
always on hand.     ::    An excellent Pool Table.
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For the Best, Cheapest and Freshest
|   lllllll'l.limll       For the Celebrated
f   '
%    I* or the Celebrated
The best iu tlie market
Leckie's Miner's Boots.
As we have decided to keep
ou .Selling our entire stock
at Slaughter Prices until all
is sold.
Save Money
Get hi on the
ground floor.
& co:
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| Have yotm ordered yoimr
Winter Suit or Overcoat yet ? |
-���   Orders are coming in daily.        Come Early with yours while
Samples are still complete.
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Thorn is no better house in the iCootenays fur
the Mining Man to make bis Headquarters.
Visitors will tttld an up-to-date ntyle of doing
business, and the liarkceps are artists in their
The Finest Wines and liquors and Choicest Brands of Cigars
McLeod & Walmsley   -    Props.
��� OH ���
fl First Class rjafr Cut
���'Jimmy the Barber,"
In Tub Exchange Shaving  Paui.oh.
Sanson Xoooe,
No. 24.
K. of P.
Meets every Wednesday
evonlng-at 7.no in Fraternity Hall, Visiting Brethren cordially
Invited,        GEO. HUSTON, 0.0.
A. PlUl.LAMP, K. of R. &S'
No. 8i,      W. F. M.
Meets every Saturday evening at 7:30
p. m. Visiting Brothers ate cordially
invited to attend.
10-lv A, Shllland, Secretary.
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Sandon Aerie
No 853-
Meets in Fratenity Hall the Inst Monday evening of every month.
J. R. Camebon, W. President.
J. G. PoTTBii, Wi Secretary.
Send in your sub*
The Leading Hotel of the Silvery Slocan
The Filbert
5andon, B. C.
Heaoqiiarter0 for fflMnino ano ^ravellino fiDcn
Meals First Class. Bar.The Best
IRooms laroe, Clean ano doss.
Bennett & 'Bruder.
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j J. R. Cameron
The Kootemay TaSflor
Put up ill Pint Bottles for Family and Hotel Trade.
We guarantee its Strength aud Purity.
New York Brewery .
Sanbon lIMners' Illnfon Hospital.
Open to the Public.
Rales by Subscription $1.00 per month. Non-subscribers $2.00 per diem.
 Hospital Staff	
"V. E. "WARNOW. - -     WM. E. GO MM, M, I),
Address Communications To The Secretary.
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Tlie Whitewater Hot
Whitewater, B.C.        I
Up-to-date in Every Respect,     i
Cuisine First class. THeals the TJest. $
G. H. MURHARD, Prop. I
Agent for the Inland Cigar Company of Kamloops, B.C.  %
|   Union Made���Brands:���Lalla Rookh, I,a Mordcna, Interior, <g
Favorite and other High Grade Cigars. \
Provincial Assayer
'New Denver, % C
St. Jaoies' Hotel
New Denver, B.C.
Visitors to New Denver, the beauty spot
of tbe Continent, will Und this hotel
to be thoroughly equipped for
for tbe comfort of Tourists.
Well stocked liar.
Excellent boatilltf. Grand seenery.
A. JACOBSON - - - Proprietor.
New Denvero
RATES $2 to 2.50 A DAY.
Special attention given to Mining Trade,
Splendid Scenery, Fishing, Boating, etc.
Clearing 0ut
I have a few pairs of
Factory Boots which I
will sell at
Absolutely   Cost Price.
From Montreal toQnebpo ami Liverpool
l.uke Cliam pin ill      -      - Ocl 27
Lake Erie -       ���       -       - Nov 10
Firet cabin $06 anil upwards,  according
to steamer ;   One oiass St-uinurs
(intermediate) $4? 50; second cabin
���j-iii ami upwards; third class $20,50
and $2S 76,
Applv nt once for our illustrated booklet descriptive of our supurioi* Third
Class  Accommodation.
Lake Michigan, Oct. 17thJ
Third class only *f2l>.50
Montrose, Oct. 24th,
Carrying second class only, (40.
Special Ximttet) Strain,
VANCOUVER  TO  QUEBEC   Oct. 15      *
and Nov. 12.
For full particulars and berth reserva
tions, apply local agents or write
S. Oiu'Jit, E. .1. OoYI.lt,
D.l'.A. Nelson,    A.G.l'.A. Vancouver
Custom Work and Repairing
Department is up to date, and
all orders, by mail or otherwise,
receive prompt attention.
P. Ward, Shoeist
Dr. A��� Mo Lowe
Visits Sandon, Trout Lake
Ferguson and Gerrard regularly.
Head Office: KASLO', B.C.


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