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 Drrotcd  to  Advertising  th��
Hiaeral Resources and Luge
Froit growing  Area in the
fertilt Slocan Valley.
Printed in New Denver, the
Beauty Spot of the Continent
and the Hub of the richest
Silver-Lead District on Earth.
No. 9   Vol, 3,
NEW DENVER, British Columbia, Thursday, October 32, 1908.
Single Copies gc*
St James' Hotels
Jirtt-class Rooms; Pirst-ciass Meals; First-class Bar; Special
attention to Touricts; Luxury and comfort when visiting thia
favorite summer resort absolutely guaranteed. Guides furnished for Hunting: and Mountain Ciimbing Parties. Gasoline
launch in connection. Incomparable Scenery and Climate.
Facing lake and glacier thia hotel offers ail that is required
to make your visit a memorable one.    Write or wire te���
A. Jacobson. Prop., New Denver, B.C.
Sitnate at New Denver, B.C., the most beautiful place la
British Columbia, thia modern and picturesque Hotel offers to
Tourists and the traveling publie all the attractions and
creature comforts that heart of man desires. Facing the
glorious Slocan Lake, where boating and angling may be indulged in all the year round, an uninterrupted view of the
famous Glacier and snow clad peaks may be witnessed at all
times from the veranda. Rooms, single or en suite, reserved
by wire.   Gasoline launch at disposal of Tourists.    Apply to
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x j. B. SMITH
I General Merchant   - -      New Denver |
The Time for Preserving
Peaches is Here.
Finest Okanagan Peaches at $1.50 box
Come and see our Extra Fine Display of Sweets and Candies
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Xocal ani> General.   |
A car of ore was shipped from the
Silver Bell this week. This property is
looking exceedingly well aud another
car will be ready to come down early
next month. A force of ten men are
now working.
Herbert Cue is making splendid progress towards recovery and was out this
week for the first time since his accident.
Don't forget the Grand Ball at Slocan
on October 10th.   We shall all be there
to have a good time and a swell ban--]
quet.   Tickets, including banuqet, $2.50
Public worship will be conducted in
the Methodist churches at Silverton
and New Denver, next Sabbath, at 11
a.m. and 7.30 p.m. respectively. The
Theme of Discourse will be "The Mystery of Evil." Sabbath School at New
Denver at 3 p.m.
D. St. Denis, who was injured by the
bursting of a Ross rifle last week has
goue to Spokane to undergo an operation.
Charlie Nelson is expected to arrive
home on Friday after spending a holiday among the bannocks and short
cakes in Scotland. A dance will be held
in the Bosun Hall to welcome bim
A. C. Fraser, C. P. R. telegraph inspector, was in town, Tuesday.
Mr. Martin of Medicine Hat, who recently purchased about thirteen acres
jfo! land for fruit cultivation, in New
���> Denver, has this week given out a contract for six acres of it to be cleared. A
water system for irrigation purposes is
to be installed, the pipes for which
have arrived. Mr. Martin will also
build a house on the ranch and will
make Kev Denver his residence.
Several of the local K. of P.'s visited
the Sandon Lodge on Wednesday along
villi Grand Chancellor Brown, who was
milking an official visit.
Angus McVicar, of Slocan City, will
shortly open a general st.ne in Creston.*'
M'S8 Anderson, sister of Mrs. J. J.
Fingland, Sandon, returned from Nelson on Monday.
Mrs. Williams has a fine selection of
the latest styles in Gents' Collars and
Oddfellows' Ball at Slocan, Friday,
October 80th.
Our error of the 1st inst. re Miss
Kitty Hope having won a prize for farm
work lias resulted in that lady being
beseiged wilh communications, all of
a humorous character from her Sandon
friends. Too bad, that darned newspaper man putting that iu his paper.
The Reco mine is now working at full
pressure, the leaser is still increasing
*V>s force and three shifts a days are now
'being worked. Ore is being taken out
of thiee levels,
Oh Lord, help us out of our troubles!
We have just received the following:
"dere sir, gness yer think you're funny
puttin a blew cross on my paper but yer
needn't send tbe old thing eny more.
Yours truly "
Hence these tears j \ j | j
Tom Saunders has trekked off up the
hills near Wilson Creek and will there
sojourn during the next lew months
while bear trapping.
A fine specimen of a black bear was
shot by J. Tier last week at North Fork,
Notice to License Holders.���All notices of application for Renewals of Liquor
Licenses, in order to be valid, must be
inserted iu the local newspaper, not
later than the 80th inst. Intending applicants will please make a note of this.
Say 1 this is too funny for words. We
all know how tbe ostrich buries its head
in the sand to hide itself; but wo know
a man who hides behind the fence when
he sees us coming and peeps over the
top when we've passed.
Does he think we're after an option
on his paystreak?
The alterations at the post ollice aie
now completed and have effected a great
Mr. Brown of Sicamous, and formerly
of Reveletolie, was a visitor to the Lucerne for several days this week.
The concert wliich was held in the
Oddfellows' Hall, Slocan, on Wednesday
evening, was a grand success and as a
result there wiil be a respectable sum
handed over fo the funds of St. Paul's
church for which the proceeds were in
aid of. The Rev. Graham, of Nelson,
presided. Refreshments \yere served at
the conclusion of the programme, and
dancing was Indulged in until a late
hour, which of course was enjoyed by
Geo. Greer was down from the Reco
ou business this week.
Martin .lacobson left for Spokane on
Wednesday to transact business.
Mr. lludon, of Rosebery, lias bought
all the Handing timber from J. Wright
and intends to cut and tnke all the logs
to the lake this winter.
Herman Clever has just installed a
fine sausage making plant into his already up-to-date meat market. Keep
yoar eye on Fido I
How's this for spuds? Bardo Anderson is harvesting his second crop of potatoes.   And they are beauties,
There ie a lot of snow on the mountains and we are reminded that the winter of oar discontent is drawing near,
R. S. Wright, of Nelson, C. P. R. auditor, was in town a few days this week.
Wo expect to pee a lot of new hats
after the 26th.   I told you so!
A meeting of tLe members of St. Stephen's Anglican church will be held on
Saturday evening at 8 p.m.
A meeting of the Liberal-Conservative
Association aud all others interested
therein will he held in tne K. of P. hall
on Saturday evening at 8 p.m.
Murdoch McLean left ou Thursday,
for Kaelo aud will be away three or
four days.
Mr. Viney, of London, Eng., who is
visiting various parts of the Dominion,
spent a week iu town, the guest of Mr.
J. C. Harris, and visited several of the
mines and other places of interest, He
left on Monday for the coast.
Oh dreary me! Who would ever have
thought it? Martin Jacobson, weary of
single bliss, yearns for a state of conjugal
blessedness, and tho girl who is willing
to bestow this upon him will come from
Winnipsg early next spring. It's right,
he told us himself. But won't he be
tickled wben he reads this?
The lollowing are the shipments from
the Slocan mines for the week ending
Oct, 17th, 1908:���
Whitewater      45
Whitewater (milled)    280
Richmond      23
Standard       42
Hewitt, Silverton  :.     33
Ruth       21
Slocan Star      31
Rambler-Cariboo, Sandon       38
To The Independent Voter.
There are thousands uf voters in Canada who have never allied themselves
wilh any particular party; that is, they
have never tied themselves permanently
to any parly; and there are thoueaiuls
more in both parties who prefer the interests of Canada to the interests of
their party.
The question ior them is, how can
they best mako their influence felt for
the public good?
At present I his influence is greatly
minimised by the fact that they vote
apainst each other.
All efforts at uniting this large and intelligent class of electors by Third Party
organisations have hitherto failed, as
witness the history of the Patrons of
Industry and of the numerous parties
now represented in the British Columbia legislature.
The result of the independent electorate voting effectively would be to bring
about in Canada the rotation of parties
in office which prevails in England.
The elector who conscientiously believes that bis own party is keeping
faith with the country, respectfng its
principles and fulfilling its pledges, Is
right to support his party. The elector
who regards both parties as about
equally good or equally bad can do much
to improve both parties hy generally
voting {against the Government of the
day, if recreant to its profound princi*
pies, aud so leaching the politicians of
both sides that they are the servants,
not the master*?, of the country.
In any country where the electors are
in the habit of briugingup Governments
with a sharp turn there is a wideawake
susceptibility and sensitiveness to public opinion which secures a robustness
in politics which makes entirely for the
public good.
On thc other hand, if a party docs
wrong and is returned to power through
blind partisanship, the men who rule
the party became emboldened to dare
more, and tbe country is plunged into
extravagance, because the schemers,
lioviog just come through an election,
realise how easy it iB to hoodwink the
After twelve years of power the Liberal parly have grown arroganty conceited. What benefits favored members
of iheir party MUST suit the country;
if not, so much the worse for the
country.   It is time for a change.
This situation gives to tho great independent vote a splendid opportunity to
benefit the country and to teach tlie
party politicians oi both sides tbat above
them stands this great independent
vote insisting that the politician is the
servant, not the master, much less the
owner of Canada. Again we say, it is
time or a change.
he does, it will be a warning to both
parties and will do Canada immeasurable and enduring good.
Ask Your Liberal Friends.
There never was a campaign where so
little definite answer wbb, or could be
made by those in power to definite accusations of mismanagement, graft and
extravagance. The Liberal seems to
assume that the very magnitude aud
multiplicity of these accusations will
prevent the average voter from either
roalizing or believing them. Surely it
is time then for every intelligent man
to inform himself on these definite
allegations made against the Liberal
administration and to ask his friend,
who is ordinarily a Liberal voter, the
following questions:���
Would you continue to entrust your
business your business to an agent or
company who habitually paid two and
three prices to special friends for articles easily obtainable at normal prices
iu the open market ?
How do you defend the employment
by the Laurier Government of W. T. R.
Preston and J. B. Jackson as highly
paid Government officials?
Can you approve of an administration
which raises the expenditure of the
country by 105 per cent, while the population increases only 85 per cent?
What do you think of the giving away
of part of your land, worth at the very
least .6.00 an acre, to party friends at
$1.00 per acre?
Why should the census of 1901 have
cost more than double that of 1891?
Why sbould not the Government be
condemned for absolute lack of business
capacity when you realize that the G.
T. P. is going to cost nioie lhan three
times the estimates brought before Parliament?
Why should yon and I, as taxpayers,
and the country at large, have to foot
the whole loss in connection wilh the
Quebec Bridge disaster wheu it was ostensibly being built for the benefit of a
private company, who would have
reaped the profit if it had been successful?
Why should not the country own the
Just see what answer any intellent
Liberal can give you to plain questions
like these.
Yes; the most serious question before
the electors to-day ia this: Do you want
the business of the country to be managed on an honest and economic basis,
or are you willing that reckless extravagance for the benefit of a favored few
should continue?
Cold Reef 100 Miles Long.
R. Edwards, editor of the Calgary
Eye Opener is up against a criminal lilt is up to tbe independent voter to Ibel action and will appear before the
! take control and make tbat change,   If' supreme court on November 3rd.
Although not generally known there is
in British Columbia a body of gold ore
which in point of size Is the largest in
the world, far discounting the great
reefs of South Africa, ears the Omineca
Herald. Tales of this enormous body oi
ore have been told as a romance in the
mining camps of Ihe Northwest, where
miners gather for gossip. It was no
secret among the early seekers for placer
gold. Somo of the men who made the
journey into tho Omineca river diggings
thirty or forty years ago may have been
discoverers of the great lode; and since
first telling the tale of its extent it has
been the subject of dreams. Was there
not somewhere in the miles of its extent
some shoot of phenomenal richness, or
at least of such value that it could be
worked at a piofit? The question is un
answered. Except for a short distance
along Bear lake nothing like prospecting has ever been attempted. But in
that region where the outcrop has been
described as a mountain of quartz, it
has been sampled a good many times,
and at least one well equipped expedition has gone in lo explore and prospect
the deposit. In yea is past many claims
have been staked, but the locators, overcome by the tremendous difficulties
presented by the transportation problem and the low grade of the ere, were
compelled to let their clains lapse.
Some of the men are here in the countrp
still, ready to re-stake their claim j whenever there is any movement in that
Beginning away up noth near Bear
lake, and some say still further to the
nortb, this most gigantic of all lodes extends southwards, passing to the end of
Bear lake, where it crops out in bold
bluffs, standing 800, 400 and even 500
feet high. On the southward into the
watershed of tlie Driftwood river, which
it crosses, and still on till at last It terminates 25 miles southwest of tbe
head of Tacla lake, the known distance
between the farthest cropptngs is over
100 miles and tho lowest assay that is
known to have b.en made yielded $1.80
to the ton in gold. Most of the assays
have shown a value af about $0 to the
ton. There are streaks which it ie
claimed will return from .6 to if 10 to the
ton, and one man reports an assay of
(30. Three years ago an expedition
went in to prospect, taking with them
a cyanide outfit. They did not attempt
io secure any holdinge, as the values
were considered to be too low. One
other expedition that went in took samples to Vancouver for testa which apparently were satisfactory, as on telegraphed instructions claims were located. The bead of this party, Mr.
McKinnon, died in Vancouver the day
he was to have left for the north, which
put a stop to operations.
The lode itself is a conglomerate and
from what is learned from prospectors
is apparently the remains of what was
once a placer deposit, covered up by
tbe tremendous lava flows which once
inundated this country, and again
brought to the surface by an upheaval
of nature or by glacier erosion.
As remarked above, there are streaks
which are known to be of greater value
than the general run of rock. With tbe
completion of the Grand Trunk Pacific
railroad and the consequent steamboat
seryice to the head of Tacla lake, mining
in that country would not be too expensive for evon a low grade ore.
A blue mark here indicates
that your Subscription lias become deceased, and that the
editor would once more like to
commune with your collateral.
The Molly Hugfies
Soft to M. Zaftoni.  Operations To Commence
Next Montli.
Aa briefly announced In these columns
a short time since the Molly Hughes
has been eold to M. Zatloni, of the Reco
mine, Sahdon, the necessary documents
having been duly signed and the deal
completed. A crew of eight or twelve
men will pe put to work the 2nd of next
The property, which up to a short
time ago was worked with a small crew
periodically for eight years has always
shown a credit on the right side of tho
ledger, and during that time over
.30,000 worth of silver-gold ore have
been shipped from it.
During the last two years a deal of
improvement work has been put in,
and the property at the present time
is looking exceedingly well.
Have conditions iu this province been
better or worse since a Conservative administration assumed the reins of office?
And yet the Liberals have the audacity
to contend that theirs is the only parly
i (it to be entrusted with the task of government.���Daily Colonist.
Man (entering drug store)���"I would
iike a pound of sulphur. How much is
Druggist���"Ten cenls per pound."
Man���"Why, I can get it on the other
side of tbe town for nine cents."
Druggist���"Yes, you cau go to h���1,
and get all you want of it for nothing,
and it's just such mean men as you who
will go there."
Grand Ball and Banquet at Slocan,
October 30tb.
Revelstoke Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take Notice that H. J. LaBrash, of
Nakusp, B.C., hotel keeper, inteuds to
apply for permission to purchase lollowing described lands: Commencing at a
post planted at the north-east corner of
Lot 7896 and marked H, J. L.'s southeast corner, thence north 60 chains,
tbence west 30 chains, thence south 60
chains, thence east 30 chains, to place
of commencement, containing 180 acres,
more or less.
Dated October 12th, 1908.
D30 H. J. LaBRASH.
Shall They Have The Core?
Just some pretty promises
Made upon a stage,
Look so very beautiful
Printed on a page.
Just a little jollying,
Just a little guff,
Then a baud of trusty thugs
Handing out the stuff.
Just a little ballet box
Stuffud up to the top;
Even then that isn't all,
That ain't where they slop.
Next a Gritty Government
Sitting in a House;
Wouldn't steal a piece of cheese,
Wouldn't hurt a mouse.
Someone took a little bit,
Someone took some more;
Now the apple's almost gone,
The proprietors of the Vancouver Daily Provine have had prepared a handsome lithograph of the Piemier of the
Province, the Hon. Richard MeBride,
copies of which they are giving away as
a premium with a year's subscription
to the "Province" at the regular rate.
I, Harry James LaBrash, of tho town
of Nakusp, B.C., hereby apply to the
Suj-fftatendent of Provincial Police for
Hotsf License to sell intoxicating liquors
un<___> the provisions of the Statutes in
that behalf, in the premises known and
described as Grand Hotel, situated at
Nakusp, to commence on the let day of
January, 1909.
My post office address   is���Nakusp,
B.C.   The name and  address of  the
owner of the premises   proposed to be
licensed are:   Harry James LaBrash.
To Philip Moore, W. G. Claik, George
Bruder, S. J. Towgood, or to whomsoever they may have transferred their
interest in the Farnam group of Mineral Claims,  consisting of Farnam,
Erin,   Carrick,   Eral,   and   Balmont
Mineral Claims, situated at Bailey's
Siding in the Slocan Mining Division
of West Kootenay District.
You are hereby notified that I have
expended  the sum  of  Five Hundred
and Twelve  DoMars and  Fifty  Cents
(,512.50)r"in payment of work  and recording   fees   upon   the   above-named
group of mineral claims in order to ho'ii
the same under  the provision  of  the
Mineral Act, Section 24, and  if wilhin
90 days from date of this notice, you
fail or refuse lo contribute your proportion of  the  above mentioned sum, together with all costs of advertising, your
interest in the eaid  Farnam Group of
Mineral Claims will become the property of the undersigned, under Section
4 of the Mineral Act Amendment Act,
Dated at Sandon, B.C., this 15th  day
of October, 1908.
Author ol   "Th. Return ol  Sherlock
Copyright, 1883, by Harper _b Brothere
I HAVING Fort St. Louis upon their
right, the travelers pushed on-
g ward as swiftly as they could,
for tbe sun was so low In the
heavens that tho bushes ln the clearings threw shadows like trees.
Then suddenly as tbey peered ln front
of tbem between the trunks tho green
t,f tho sward turned to the blue of the
Milter, mid thoy saw a broad river
running swll'tly before tbem. Amos
and De Catiuat had both been upon
thrj bosom of the Richelieu before, and
their hearts bounded ns they looked
upon it, for they know that this* waa
the Rtralgbt path which led them, the
one to home and the other to peaco and
Across the liver was the terrible Iroquois country, and at twa points they
eould sec lbe smoke of Ores curling up
Into the evening air. They followed
tho track which led down the eastern
bank. As thoy pushed on wind a stern
military challenge suddenly brought
them to a stand, nnd they saw the
gleam of two musket barrels which
covered tliem from a thicket overlooking the path.
"Wo aro friends," cried De Catlnat.
"Whence como you, then?" asked an
invisible sentinel.
"From Quebec."
"And whither aro you going?"
"To visit M. Charles de la Noue,
seigneur of Ste. Marie."
"Very good. It is quite safe, Du
Lhnt. They have a lady with them
too. I greet you, madame, ln the name
of my father."
Two mon had emerged from the
bushes, one of whom might have
passed as a full blooded Indian had It
not been for these courtoous words,
whicli he uttered in excellent French.
He was a tall, slight young man, very
dark, with piercing black eyes and a
grim, square, relentless mouth which
could only have come with Indian descent.
The other was undoubtedly a pure
Frenchman, elderly, dark and wiry,
with a bristling black beard and a
fierce, eager face. Leaning upon Uls
long brown gun, he stood watching the
party, while his companion advanced
toward them.
"You will excuse our precautions,"
said he. "We never know what device
these rascals may adopt to entrap us.
I fear, madame, tbat you have had a
long and very tiring journey. My
mother will be very glad to welcome
you and to see to every want. But you,
sir, I have surely seen you beforo."
"And I you," cried the guardsman.
"My name is Amory de Catlnat, once
of the regiment of IMcardy. Surely you
nre Achllle de la Noue de Ste. Marie."
"Yes, It ls I," the young man answered, holding out bis band and smiling
in a somewhat constrained fashion. "I
do not wonder that you should hesitate,
for when you saw me last I was In a
very different dress from this. We have
one life for the forest and one for the
cities, though, Indeed, my good father
will not havo It so and carries Versailles with hlm wherever ho goes. But
It Is time for our relief, and so we may
guide you home."
Two men In the rude dj*ess of Canadian consitalres, or farmers, but carrying their muskets In a fashion which
")'-��, U it 1," tht voutl)* HlVM ansuiereiJ.
told De Catlnat's trained tansel that
they were disciplined soldiers, had suddenly appeared upon tbe scene. Young
Ho la Noue gave tbem a few curt in.
junctions and then accompanied the
refugees along the path.
"You may not know my friend here,"
said he, pointing to the other sentinel,
"hut I am quite sure that his name is
not unfamiliar to you. This ls Qrey-
solon du Lhut"
Both Amos and De Catlnat looked
with the deepest curiosity and Interest
nt the famous leader of coureurs de
hols, a man whose whole life had been
spent In pushing westward, ever westward, saying little, writing nothing, but
always the first wherever there waa
danger to meet or difficulty to overcome. *
"What do you think ef those ���_**���
over yonder, Du Lhut?" asked youm
De la Noue.
Tho adventurer glanced over at the
two Utile plumes of smoke which stood
Straight up against the red evening
sky.   "I don't like tbem," said he.
"They are Iroquois, then?"
"Well, at "east It proves that they
nro on thc othvr side ot the river."
Du Lhut lit liis pipe from a tinder
paper. "The Iroquois nre on this side,"
snid he.   "Thoy crossed to the south."
"And you novel told us! How do
5011 know tbat they crossed, aud why
did you not tell us?"
"I did not know until I saw the fires
over yonder."
���   "And how did (hey tell yeu?"
"Tut! An Indian papoose could have
told," snld Du Lhut Impatiently. "Iro-
ouois ou the trail do uothlug without
au oo.ect. rney nave an o'l.eer, tnen.
ln showing that smoke. If their war
parties were over yonder there would
be no object. Therefore their braves
must have crossed the river. And they
could not get over to the north without being seen from tbe fort."
"Then they may be in the woods
round us. We may be in danger!"
cried De la Noue.
De Catlnat cast a glance round him
at the grand tree trunks, the fading
foliage, the smooth sward underneath,
with the long evening shadows barred
across it. How difficult it was to realize that behind all this beauty tbere
lurked a danger so deadly and horrible
that a man alone might well shrink
from It, far more one who had the woman whom he loved walking within
hand's touch of hlm! It was with a
long benrtfelt sigh of relief that he
saw a wall of stockade in the midst
of a large i learlng In front of him,
witb the stone manor bouse rising
nbove It. In a line from the stockade
were a dozen cottages, with cedar
shingled roofs turued up In the Norman fashion, In which dwelt tbe habitants under the protection of tlie seigneur's chateau. At either corner a
smnll brass cannon peeped through an
embrasure. As thoy passed tbe gate
the guard Inside closed It and placed
tlie huge wooden bars Into position. A
littlo crowd of men, women and children were gathered round the door of
the chateau, and a trtan appeared to
be seated on a high backed chair upon
the threshold.
"You know my father," said the
young man, with n shrug of his shoulders. "IIo will have It that be has never left his Norman cnstle and that he
Is still the Seigneur de la None, tho
greatest man within a day's ride of
Rouen and of the richest blood of Normandy. He Is now taking his dues and
his yearly oaths from his tenants.
He would not think It becoming, if
the governor himself were to visit him,
to pause in tbe middle of so august a
ceremony. But, if It would Interest
you, you may step this way and wait
until be has finished. You, madame, I
will take at once to my mother, If you
will bo so kind ns to follow me."
Tho sight was, to the Americans at
least, a novel oue. A triple row of
men, women and children were standing round In a semicircle, the men
rough nnd sunburned, tho womeu
homely and clean, with white enps upon their heads, the children open mouthed and round eyed, awed Into an unusual quiet by the reverent bearing of
their elders. In the center, on his high
backed carved chair, there sat an elderly man, very stiff and erect, with an
exceedingly solemn face. He was a
fine figure of a man, tall and broad,
with large, strong features, clean shaven and deeply lined, a huge benk of a
nose and strong, shaggy eyebrows,
whicli arched right up to the great
wig, which ho wore full nnd long, as
it had been worn In France In his
youth. On his wig was placed a white
hat, cocked jauntily at one side, with
n red feather streaming round it, and
he wore a coat of clnnnmon colored
cloth, with silver at the neck and pockets, which was still very handsome
though It bore signs of having been
frayed and mended more than once.
As the seigneur rose, his son, who
had returned, took De Catlnat by the
"Father," said he, "this ls M. de
Catinat, whom you may remember
Borne yenrs ago at Quebec."
The seigneur bowed with much condescension.
"You are extremely welcome to my
estates, both you and your body servants"���
"They are my friends, monsieur. This
Is M. Amos Green, and Captain
Ephralm Savage. My wife Is traveling
with me, but your courteous son has
kindly taken her to your lady."
"I am honored���honored Indeed!"
cried the old man, with a bow and n
flourish. "I remember you very well,
sir, for it ls not so common to meet
men of quality In this country. Now
that I think of It, the second son of
your- great-grandfather married tho
niece of one of the De la Noues of An-
dclys, which Is one of our cadet
branches. Kinsman, you are welcome!"
He threw his arms suddenly round Dc
The young guardsman was only too
delighted to find himself admitted to
such an Intimacy.
"I will not intrude long upon your
hospitality," said he. "We nre journeying down to Lake Champlaln, and
we hope In a day or two to be ready
to go ou."
"A suit of rooms shall be laid at your
disposal as long as you do me the honor to remain here. Peste! It Is not every dny that I can open my gates to a
man with good blood In his veins. Ah.
sir, thnt Is what 1 feel most hi my exile, for who Is there with whom I can
talk ns equal to equal? You are weary
and hungry, you and your friends.
Come up with ine lo the tapestried saloon, nud wc- shnll see If my stewnrds
���un find anything for your refreshment.
viii nl.y n'qiiet, If I remember rieht.
au. my siuii is leaving nTe, aud 1
should be glad to try a hand or two
with you."
The manor house was high and
strong, built of graystone In a frame>
work of wood. The large Iron clamped
door through which they entered was
pierced for musketry fire aad led Into a
succession of cellars and storehouses
lu which the beets, carrots, potatoes,
cabbages, cured meat, dried eels and
other winter supplies were placed. A
winding stone staircase led them
through a huge kitchen, flagged and
lofty, from which branched the rooms
of the servants, or retainers, as the
old nobleman preferred to call them.
Above this again was the principal
suit, centering ln the dining ball, with
its huge fireplace and rude homemade
furniture. The seigneur explained that
he had already supped; but, having allowed himself to be persuaded Into
Joining them, he ended by eating more
thau Ephralm Savage and drinking
more than Du Lhut.
TWO dnys were spent by the travelers at the selgneury of Ste.
Marie, and they would verj
willingly have spent longer,
for the quarters were comfortable and
the welcome warm, but already the
reds of autumn were turning to brown,
and they knew how suddenly the Ice
and Bnow came In those northern lands
���ind how Impossible It would be to finish their journey If winter were once
fairly upon them. The old nobleman
had sent his scouts \>x land and by wa
ter, dux mere were no signs-ot tnearo-
quols upon the eastern bank, so that it
was clear that Du Lhut had been mistaken. Over on the other side, however, the gray plumes of smoke still
streamed up above the trees as a sign
that their enemies were not very far
The refugees were rested now and
refreshed and of one mind about pushing ou. i
"I am not frightened, Amory, and I
am quite rested now," said Adele.
"We Bhall be so much more happy
when we are In the English provinces,
for even now how do we know that
that dreadful friar may not come with
orders to drag us back to Quebec and
It was Indeed very possible that the
vindictive Franciscan, when satisfied
that they had not ascended to Montreal
or remained at Three Rivers, might
seek them on the banks of tbe Richelieu. The seigneur was friendly, but
tbe seigneur could not disoBey the governor's order. A great hand stretching all the way p6m Versailles seemed
to hang over them, even hero In the
heart of the vlrglu forest, ready to
snatch them up aud carry them back
Into degradation.
But the seigneur nnd his son, who
knew nothing of tlieir pressing reasons for haste, were strenuous In urging Do Catlnat the other way, and in
this they were supported by tbo silent
Du Lhut.
"You have seen my little place," said
tlie old nobleman, with a wave of his
beruftied, ring covered hnnd. "It Is
not what I should wish It, but, such
as It ls, It Is most heartily yours for
the winter If you nnd your comrades
would honor me by remaining. As to
mndame, I doubt not that my own
dame and sho will find plenty to nmuse
and occupy them, which reminds me,
De Catlnat, that you have not yet been
presented. Thcuiiet, go to your mistress and Inform her that I request
her to be so good as to come to us In
the hall of the dais."
De Catinat was too seasoned to be
easily startled, but he was somewhat
taken aback when the lady, to whom
the old nobleman always referred ln
terms of exaggerated respect, proved
to be as like a full blooded Indian
squaw as tbe hall of the dais was to
a French barn.
"Allow mo to present you, M. de
Catlnat,"   said   thc   Seigneur  de  Ste.
It Was Odd.
There was a poor old carter whose
sole means of livelihood was an old
white horse that was periodically
troubled  with  colic.
On these occasions a neighboring
veterinary attended to the needs cf
the suffering animal, and the frequency of these spells and their fortu-
na.e endings caused the owner to
look upon them with unconcern.
But one night the old horse made a
few desperate kicks and breathed hit?
"Well," said the doctor, "old Jim
will  work  for you no more."
"Is he dead?" exclaimed the bereaved carter. "That's odd. He's
had the colic twenty times already,
but lie's never done tliis before."
An Oil for All Men.���The sailor, the
soldier, the fisherman, the lumberman, the outdoor laborer and all who
are exposed to injury and the elements will find in Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil a true nnd faithful friend.
To ease pain, relieve colds, dress
wounds, subdue lumbago and overcome rheumatism, it has no equal.
Therefore, it should have a place in
nil home medicines and those taken
on a journey.
"Do you believe in telepathy? asked tlie mystical person.
"What do you mean by telepathy?"
asked Mr. Dustin Stax.
"Thought transfer���the faculty that
eniiblos ono person to know what nu*
othei person is thinking about."
"Oh, yes. There's my old friend
Mr. Skinboodle. I know whnt he's
thinking  nbout this  very  minute.''
"What is it?"
"Money."���Washington Star.
ng room  and kitchen can
from flies by using Wil-
Your dinin
be kept free troni
son's Fly Pnds ns directed on each
package. Get the genuine Wilson's;
no other fly killers compare with
Clarence Sixper���Wiiat? Say! Are
those coffins hanging over there under
tlie trees'
Uncle Henry Screen��� Them wus
coffins; now tliey are hnnmiicks. Bill
Mope, the undertaker, failed an' had
a sale.    GU-dup!���Puck.
Minard's Liniment Cures  Diphtheria
"Want to take the role of Romeo,
eh?" snid the big manager. "Been
on the boards long?"
"Never wns on them in my life,
boss," replied the applicant.
"Well, why do you think you could
take the role of Romeo?"
"Well, I'll tell you, boss. I used
to be a lineman and I can shin up
the balcony in a jiffy."��� Chicago
"Allow mc,to present you, M. de Ca
Marie solemnly, "to my wife, Onega
de la Noue do Ste. Marie, chatelaine by right of marriage to this selgneury, while retaining In her own right
the hereditary chieftainship on the
distaff side of the nation of the Onon-
dagas. My angel, I havo been endeavoring to persuade our friends to
remain with us at Ste. Marie."
"At least leave your white Illy at
Ste. Marie," said the dusky princess,
speaking lu excellent French and
clasping with her ruddy fingers the
ivory hand of Adele. "We will hold
her safe for you until the ice softens
and the leaves and the partridge berries come once more. I know my people, monsieur, and I tell you that tho
woods are full of murder."
De Catlnat was more moved by the
Impressive manner of his hostess than
by any of the other warnings which
he had received. Surely she, If any
one, must be able to read the signs of
the times.
"I know not what to do!" he cried in
despair. "I must go on, and yet how
can I expose her to these perils? I
would fain stay the winter, but you
must take my word for it, sir, that it
Is not possible."
"Du Lhut, you know how things
should bo ordered," said tho seigneur.
"What should you advise my friend to
do, since he Is so set upon getting to
the English provinces before the winter comes?"
"There is but one way," said Du
Lhnt, "though even ln It there Is danger. The woods are safer than the
river, for the reeds are full of cached
canoes. Five leagues from here is the
blockhouse of Poitou, and fifteen miles
beyond that of Auvergne. We will go
tomorrow to Poitou through the woods
and see If all be safe. I will go with
you, and I give- you my word that if
the Iroquois are there Greysolon du
Lliut will know it. The lady we shall
leave here, and If we find that all ls
safe we shall come back for her. Theu
In the same fashion wo shall advance
to Auvergne, and there you must wait
until you hear where tlieir war parties
are. It ls my mind that It will not ho
very long before we know."
And so It wns at last agreed, and
Adele was consigned to the care of the
lady of Ste. Mario, while De Catlnat
swore that without a pause he would
return from Toltou to fetch hor. The
old nobleman and his son would fain
have joined them In their adventure,
but they had their own charge to watch
and the lives of many In their keeping,
���while a email party was safer in tbe
(To be Continue*.)
"That mountain," said the pessimistic director oi the new railroad,
seems to have blocked our progress
"Oh, no," replied the cliief engineer, "we still have faith in our ability
to tunnel through it." .
,    "Huh !   It's too bad your faith isn t
of the sort that moves mountains."
Most of the liquid medicines advertised to cure stoinueii and bowel
troubles and summer complaints contain opiates and are dangerous. Whon
the mother gives Baby's Own Tablets
to her little ones she has the guarantee of a government analyst that this
medicine contains no opiate or narcotic. And she has the assurance
that no other medicine will so speedily cure stomach and bowel troubles,
it they eiiine unexpectedly. Give the
well child an occasional dose of those
tablets nnd they will prevent sickness
by clearing the Btomach and bowels
of offending matter. Mrs. Wilbert
Bone, Carrville, Out., says:���"I have
used Baby's Own Tablets for stomach
and bowel troubles and know of ro
other medicine so satisfactory." Sold
by medicine dealers or by mail at 25c
a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Out.
Plans  For Giving  a  Pretty but  Inexpensive Wedding.
Details of a wedding depend much
upon the amount of money that Is
spent, yet a simple and Inexpensive
ceremony may be more charming than
one on which a fortune is lavished.
Unless the bride's family can afford
to have a church decorated with palms
and flowers It Is better to hold the ceremony either in the bouse or In a hall
only large enough to accommodate the
guests. By this arrangement the chill
and bare effect sometimes met with lu
churches Is avoided.
Bear in mind always that practically
every expense In connection with the
wedding belongs either to the bride or
her parents, and often It Is necessary
to consider how a limited amount can
best be laid out
To arrange not an altar, but a special part of the room or hall, where the
clergyman nnd bridal party Btand, ls
easily done. For this a few ferns and
palms may be hired for a small sum
and grouped together to form a background. Should tables or stands be
required they may be covered wltb
white cotton.
One bride, whose bouse wedding was
so pretty that her f .lends have remembered it, arranged a kneeling stand for
herself and the bridegroom by laying
ou the floor a piece of carpeting about
six feet long rolled twelve Inches deep.
Over thiB wns placed a white fur rug.
Tho effect was charming, nud the padding was comfortable for the knees.
Cut flowers of course ndd greatly to
thc charm of the room, and at a summer wedding blossoms of tbe season
are not expensive.'
The flowers carried by the bride and
her attendant, If Bhe has one, are sup
plied by the bridegroom.
If the wedding ls a small one and it
Is Intended that the reception shall V*
Informal it Is quite proper for frieavis
to be bidden by note Instead of engraved cards. In this way money ls
saved. The notes, If written by the
bride elect, must be sent ln the name
of her mother or guardian���that Is, the
girl to be married does not issue the invitations, and should It be necessary for
ber to do the writing she should say:
Dear Mrs. James���I am writing ln behalf of my mother (or father) to ask If
you and Mr. James will not give us the
pleasure of your company on the occasion of my wedding to Mr. Charles Jones
and the reception afterward at such and
such a place on Thursday, May the Sd, at
12 o'clock.   Yours sincerely,
For this communication small, plain
note paper should be chosen, and the
writing should  be on  the flrst page
' alone.   Such an Invitation requires an
answer from all Invited.
The simplest refreshments may be
served. Sandwiches, cakes, coffee and
chocolate are quite good form. When
one can afford them it Is nice to have
salads, bouillon and Ices, but they
sbould not be considered necessary.
Wedding cake ls not an essential, but
at a small wedding there may be one
big round cake, cut nnd distributed by
the bride.
Rhodes and Matrimony.
Cecil Rhodes at one time had a prl*
tate secretary of whom he entertained
��� high opinion and whose services h#
greatly valued. One fine morning this
favorite abruptly announced that he
was going to be married. The colossus
was speechless with indignation for a
moment, and then, glaring nt the culprit, be growled out, "What on earth
Bin I going to do for another secretary'!!"
Without waiting for a reply he strode
from the room, slamming the door behind him with great violence. His
good nature, however, prompted him to
extend the forgiving hnnd Inter on.
nnd he gave to the bride some fine
diamonds. In addition, he lent them
his own carriage and horses for use to
and from the church.
It never entered his head to give his
erstwhile favorite secretary any more
employment. Such a crime as matrimony, though forgiven, could not be
Sift to Jean Reid Causes Guessing.
One wonders what kind of wedding
gift the Rooscvelts will send to tt-
daughter of Whltelaw Reld when she
becomes Mrs. Ward. There are hints
that the president is not enthusiastic
ahout International alliances. Ho was
positively angry toward Theodore P.
Shunts when that man's daughter Theodora was married to the Due de
Chuulnes. When the duke and duchess
were In Washington In the honeymoon
the duchess, who had been on terms of
Intimacy with th,, Roosevelts, asked
permission to call and present ber husband. Miss Hagnor sent a curt intimation that Mrs. Roosevelt would not be
at liberty to receive the duchess at any
time In her stay iu Washington. There
was great chattering In society about
the Inc'deut and more still whon It became whispered that tbo president had
expressed frank opinions to Shonts
about the marriage. So there ls guessing about the greeting for Jean Reld
who Is to be married outside the
charmed circle of Harvard men, Republicans and rough riders, all Amer-
Many Places In the Household Where
They Are Utilized.
There are a number of ways In which
every scrap of an old sheet may be
utilized if one will give the subject
thought First, there are very few
housekeepers Ignorant of the fact that
if the sides nre sewed together and the
sheet cut through the center It will be
given a new lease of life. Twilled
sheets, by reason of their softness, combined with their substantial weave,
make excellent polishing cloths and
good undercovers for ironing boards.
Old cotton sheets make good bags
for inclosing gowns and coats ln the
wardrobe, one large sheet being sufficient for two wardrobe bags. An old
sheet will cut up Into several slips for
use on the pillows over tlie ticking. Another plan is to take the best parts for
making sheets for cots and cribs, where
there are children, reserving the very
thin portions for use as dusters.
A large apron for covering the skirt
to be used for bedmaking can be made
from half a discarded sheet
Very soft old sheets may be cut in
pieces 40 by 20 and devoted to baby's
In the sickroom there is no end to the
possibilities of an old sheet One-half
laid across the bed under the patient
will serve as a draw sheet Small
pieces may be substitutes) for a handkerchief and then burned. In infectious cases an old sheet may be dipped
in a disinfectant and hung outside the
door of a sickroom.
On sweeping days there Is a need for
old sheets for covering the furniture.
Aa linen wears well and keeps Its color
to the last thread, many very pretty
pieces of decorative work may be
evolved from It An oblong piece,
hemstitched all the way around, then
embroidered, will make a cover for
baby's carriage. Small squares set together with insertion and lace will
make a dressing table cover.
Tray cloths and serving clotlr. of
linen are dainty, and simple hemming
ls within the skill of any person who
knows how to use a needle, while clever fingers can convert these remnants
Into most dainty looking and original
creations that will not In the slightest
suggest their relations to an old sheet
W.   N.    U.    No.   703.
An Invention that helps one to mnke
puffs of one's own hair without difficulty comes ln the shape of a wooden
roller, which has u groove in one side
and is accompanied by half a dozen
big safety pins. The hair ls wound
around the roller, the pin Is slipped
through the groove and caught, and
the roller ls removed and the hair
puMed out in a glossy puff. Tbe price
for a roller wltb six plus ls 35 cents
Half a dozen extra ulns cost 10 cent*.
A Saxon Crypt.
The only complete nnd unaltered Saxon crypt in Great Britain ls that at
Hexham abbey, It being built wlsoll.
of Roman stones, there being ulso
mnny Saxon stones Imbedded in the
new walls of the building.
The Dot.
"Has that titled son-in-law ef jroura
any business sense?"
"Yes," nnswered Mr. Dustlnstnx. "I
must say I admire his foresight and
sagacity. He absolutely refused to
j take any chances on my regarding him
' as a poor relatlou."-WaBhlngton Btar,
Improving the Nativje Plum.
There is no native fruit that gives
greater promise of usefulness, in western Canada, than the plum. Some
of the wild plums are well .worthy ��� f
Cultivation even as they are. With
cultivation and improvement, it is almost certain that some splendid var-
ities of our native plum will be pro*
To Awaken
-x the Liver
Coated Tongue, aching head, biliousness, indigestion, constipation alternating with looseness of the bowels,
dueed in time.   The plums now grown  feelings oi depression and ill-temper.
'   *      '    These  arise  from    sluggisn,  torpid
action of the liver.
Relief comes after the use of one
of Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills and cure with a few weeks
after tbe use of this great regulator
of the liver.
With the liver right there is usually
no disturbance of the digestive system
or bowels.   Therefore get at the cause
of trouble by awakening the liver to
W.  Chase's
in the milder portions of eastern Can
ada and British Columbia have been
originated by a long process of cultivation from a wild European species
that is scarcely equal to the wild
plums of Manitoba. This will indicate what may be accomplished by
the improvement of our native species.
These plums of European origin are
not at all suited to the prairie regions   of   Canada.     Even   the  plums i- *   *  --*   ���-���������������
grown in Minnesota are of little value  action by use of  Dr. A
here.   At best, only two or three of  Kidney-Liver Pills.
the   very   earliest   of   the   Minnesota      Mrs.    *.',.  ��n*n*Ps. , Virgil,    Ont.,
plums will ripen regularly here. These I wnteB ������    J have_ UB?d ?*. .numbT6-.  ��'
Minnesota plums have been originated ; ��? *es   ��.   Dr' . ,Cha?_! 9   Kmney-Liver
from northern varieties found in nor-; ���p,'1b. ���"}<-��� consider them excellent for
tliern Iowa and the bordering portion I te'P'd liver. ,_..___
of Minnesota.   In order to encourage I -f6 oentB a box,  at all  dealers, or
the improvement of Cue native plum, jEdmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto.
the  Buchanan Nursery  Co.,    of    St. j ���%(��    L\   \k\l    _^l-�� _________.?__��
Charles, Manitoba, is offering a prize __#������ *���"%��� Wa wll9SG S
of $5 for the best sample of wild plums
of this season's growth. Anyone wishing to compete for the prize should
send a sample of the plums by mail
to the nursery company, at St. Charles, Man., marking the package so
Iho name nnd address will be known.
This is all that is necessary to enter
any one for the competition. The
fruit should not be sent in tin boxes;
wood or cardboard should be used.
Perfumed boxes, such as soap boxes,
should not be used, as' these will destroy the flavor of the fruit.
Liver Pills
The Bowels Must Act Healthily.���
In most ailments the first care of the
medical man is to see that the bowels
are open and fully performing their
functions. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills
are so compounded that certain ir-
gredients in them act on the bowels
solely and they are the very best
medicine available to produce healthy
action of the bowels. Indeed, there
is no other specific so serviceable in**',*
keeping the digestive organs :-*
healthful action.
Short���I guess you couldn't let me
have $10 for a week, could you?
Long���Say, you ought to be able to
make a fortune at the race track.
Long���You are such a good guesser.
���Chicago News.
Office Boy��� Please, sir, a gentleman called when you was out.
Editor���What did lie want?
Office Boy���He said he had come
to give you a good thrashing.
Editor���Did he! What did you tell
Office Boy���I said I was sorry you
wasn't in���The Tatler.
Minard's Liniment cures Colds, &c
A Memory Test.
A professor of mnemonics had gone
to lecture at or near Canterbury.
After the lecture was finished he haf.
to wait for his London train. It was
a most comfortless day, and he retired to an Inn for shelter and refreshment To pass the time he began to
exhibit his feats of memory to the
yokels In the Inn parlor, and one and
all were thunderstruck except the
waiter. Tbere ls always one skeptic
In every communion, whether of
saints or sinners. Do wbat he would
he could not mitigate thc acrid smile
of acid Incredulity of that glorified
potman! In the midst of one of his
most difficult feats the whistle sounded of the "only train to London tonight!" and he rushed off to catch It
He caught It at the station, and his
reputation caught It In the inn parlor,
for the waiter���coming In with some
ordered refreshments nnd finding him
gone���pointed to the corner where he
had been sitting and exclaimed, "Silly 'umbug. he's forgot his umbrella!"
The Rich Turkish Beggar.
Beggars are never suppressed ln Turkey. The story is told (and they say It
la true) about an American lady who by
mistake gave a beggar of Constantinople a gold piece. The man had left bis
post when she returned, but one of his
colleagues told her where he "resided."
It waa a flue bouse, and at tbe door
was a servant, wbo politely informed
the lady that "my master ts dressing.
He will be down soon." And then the
well groomed beggar, dressed for dinner, appeared and gladly returned the
gold piece, exclaiming In the meanwhile that such u Istakes were highly
embarrassing.���"Charities and Com
Force of Storm Waves.
The average storm wave is
feet In height The highest
waves ever measured were between
forty-four and forty-eight feet high
The gigantic force of storm waves Is
shown by the fact that nt Skcrryvore
lighthouse, off the west coast of Scot
land, a mass of rock weighing five and
a half tons wns once burled to a height
of seventy-two feet above the sea level, while a mass weighing thirteen and
a half tons was torn from a cliff seven
ty-four feet high.���Tall Mall Gazette.
Explained at Last
���The late Dr. Morgau Dlx," said a
clergyman of New York, "had a droll
way of lightening _n*ave subjects with
little humorous asides. Once I heard
hlm addressing a graduating class at
a medical school. He began In this
" 'Physiologists tell us, gentlemen,
that the older a man grows the smaller
his brain becomes.  This explains why
Mrs. Gladstone's Divinity.
At a reception held in a great bull in
England some years ago Mr. nnd Mrs.
Gladstone were honored guests. During the evening it happened that Mr.
Gladstone was in a gallery directly
above the place in the parquet where
Mrs. Gladstone was chatting with
some ladies. In the course of tlieir
Conversation a question nrnse which
the ladies could not settle satisfactorily.    Finally one said:
"Well, there T* One nbove who
knows all things, and some day He
will make all things plain to us."
"Yes, yes," replied Mrs. Gladstone,
"William will be down in a minute
and he will tell us all about it."���
Philadelphia  Ledger.
Many mothers have reason to bless
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator
because it has relieved tlie little ones
of suffering and made tliem healthy.
"Do you know, my daughter, that
every name means something? For
instance, Charles means brave, William resolute, George "
"Oh, I know what George means,
"Well, what is it?"
"George means business. He told
me so last night."���Boston Transcript.
House flies spread contagious diseases such as typhoid fever, scarlet
fever, smallpox and consumption.
Wilson's Fly Pads will kill tlie flies
and the disease germs too.
Two I ittie Stories.
There Is a litt'e story In the memoir
of Sir Charles Ruubury which may
well be remembered among the strange
tales of kings. When Humboldt waa
at the Tuilerles for the last time tn
18*47 and was about to take leave
Louis Philippe said to hlm: "Tell my
good brother tbe king of Prussia that
I am very firm here. I am very popular. All France Is nt my feet. The
kings of Europe may sleep soundly, for
tbere will be no more revolutions." In
little more than two mouths Louis
Philippe was a fugitive.
Another story lu this volume which
bas its touching side concerns Sir
George Napier, the One soldier. After
the battle of Toulouse a group of Bug-
lish oflicers were petting a French dog,
whose owner bnd taught him to accept
food only when It was offered with the
right hand. But Sir George bad to offer n crust with his left hand because
be had no other. The dog looked at
hlm steadily for a moment���and took It
A Queer Deception.
Wanted.���By a lonely, childless couple,
a baby to adopt; goud home and kind
treatment. X. Y. Z.
A mother of seven, reading the above
advertisement, almost choked.
"How sad!" she said. "How touching! I am very sorry for the poor,
lonely pair, I do hope they get a nice
But ber husband, a detective, grunt
"That advertisement," he said, "comes,
ten to one, from a baby farm. Whenever you see nn advertisement like that
you cau be reasonably sure that It Is
��me mouey making dodge. Were you
to answer It you'd find that you would
be expected to pay $2 or $3 a week
board for tbe adopted babe.
"Babies are very, very plentiful,
there Is uo need to advertise for them
unless you want them for mouey making purposes���unless, like a baby farmer, you handle them In wholesale lots
commercially.'1-New   Orleans   Tlmes-
A Siamese Jungle.
A Siamese jungle Is described as a
forest of fishhooks and knives laei t
together with barbed wire.
A good reader can read silently from
200 to 300 words per minute, and some
people In reading books which do not
require close attention read more rapidly tban that
Ginger is the dried underground stem
of a plant which grows wild lu southeast Asia and in the Malay archipelago
and is cultivated In South America and
the West Indies, particularly Jamaica.
The ginger produced in Jamaica Is rec
ognized of superior quality and coin-
the old man knows nothing and the j ma-ads more than double the price of
voiine- imp pv��*>rvthlnir.* " '   n,.��� ..i l.,.-
young one everything.'
JLUV oilier.
Here's a Real Summer Delight���
with milk or cream and fresh fruits.     Discard heavy    foods
and try this   NATURAL   diet for a time and note how your
*�� energies will increase    and your spirits revive.
Is Pe-ru-na Useful
for Catarrh?
Should a list of the ingredients of Peruna be submitted to any medical expert, of whatever school or nationality,
he would bo obliged to admit without
reserve that the medicinal herbs composing Peruna are of two kinds. First,
Btandard and well-tried catarrh remedies. Second, well-known and generally acknowledged toui. remedies.
That in one or the other of these uses
they havo stood tho test of many years'
experlenco by physicians of different
schools. There can bo no dispute about
this, whatever, rerunaia composed of
some of the most efficacious and universally usrd herbal remedies for ca*
tarrhal diseases, and for such conditions
of the human system aa require a tonic.
Kach ono of tho principal ingredients
of Teruna has a reputation of lis own
iu the cure of some phase of catarrh or
us a tonic medicine.
Tho fad in, chronic catarrh is a disease which i3 very prevalent. Many
thousand ��� pooplo know tliey have
chronic catarrh. Thoy have visited doctors over and over again, aud been told
that their ease is one of chrou Ic catarrh.
It mny bo of the nose, throat, lungs,
stomach or soma other internal organ.
Thore ls no doubt as to tho naturo of
tho disease. The only trouble is tho
remedy. This doctor has tried to cure
them. That doctor baa tried to prescribe for them.
No other household remedy so universally advertised carries upon the
label tho principal active constituents,
showing that i'urun _ invites the full
inspection of tho critics.
Invented In the Year 1820 by a Pennsylvania Doctor.
Though the name "buekboard" is applied to thousands of carriages, few
people know how the word came to be
Back around 1820. says the American
Vehicle, In explaining It, when the
transportation of goods, wares and
merchandise was almost entirely by
wagon, a Dr. Buck, who for many
years afterward was thc military storekeeper at Washiugton, was ln charge
of military stores en route to army
posts In the southwest.
In east Tennessee much difficulty
was experienced by reason of the rough
roads, and there were frequent mishaps, mostly from 'the wagons overturning.
Dr. Buck overhauled the outfit and,
abandoning the wagon bodies, long
boards were set directly on the axlea
or hung below, nud the stores were
loaded ln such a manner that there
were no further delays from breakdowns, and the stores safely reached
their destinations, ln special emergency, too, the load could be shifted
or taken off in a hurry.
The Idea was probably not new, but
Dr. Buck's example was followed,
especially whon roads were rough, and
soon much hauling wns done by the
use of wheels, axles and boards only.
Now wc have the buekboard, both In
carriage and automobile forms, conforming closely to the original Idea,
though few suspect the source of it
Alcohol in Temperance Drinks.
Government   analysis   of    so-called
"rinks sold in    ^^^
from  2
temperance drinks sold in    England
--*--*-    ' <>   to
prove that tliey contain
12 3-10 par cent, of alcohol. The li
quor laws of Kngland take no account
for purpose of taxation, of beverages
containing less than 2 per cent., but
of 4,147 samples of supposedly inno
cent drinks examined in the last four
years, 3,098 exceeded that proportion.
Ginger beers and herb beers were
found to have the highest percentage
of alcohol some of tliem containing
as much as claret or Rhine wine.
Always  a    Debtor.
As a pleasant faced woman passed
the corner, Harris touched his hat to
her and remarked to his companion:
"Ah, my boy; I owe a great deal to
that woman."
"Your mother?"
"No; my landlady."
Whether the corn be of old or new
8rf_tth* it must yield to Hallo way'a
Coi**_dure, the simplest and best cure
offered to the public.
"If it takes one boy one hour to do
two errands, how long will it take two
boys to do one errand?'
Answer���Half a day.���The Pathfinder.
Beware  of    Ointments    for    Catarrh
That Contain  Mercury,
as   mercury   will   surely   destroy   the
sense of smell and completely derange
the  whole  system  when  entering  il
through  the  mucous  surfaces.    Such
articles should never be used excepl
on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as the damage they will d<
is tenfold to the good you can possibly  derive  from  them.      Hall's  Ca
tarrh  Cure,   manufactured  by  F.  J
Cheney  &  Co.,  Toledo,  O.,  contains
no mercury, and is taken internally,
acting  directly  upon   the   blood  and
mucous surfaces of the  system.    In
buying Hall's  Catarrh  Cure be sure
you get the genuine.   It is taken internally  and  made in Tolede,  Ohio,
by F. J. Cheney St. Co.   Testimonial*;
Sold by  Druggists.  Price, 75c.  per
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
A Long Drink.
"The thing for you to do," the physician said, "is to drink hot water an
hour before breakfast every morning."
"Write it down doctor, so I won't
forget it " said the patient.
Accordingly the physician wrote the
directions down, namely, that the
young man "was to drink hot water
an hour before breakfast every morning." The patient took his leave,
and in a week returned.
"Well, how are you feeling?" asked
the physician.
"Wors3, doctor, worse if anything,"
was the reply.
"Did you follow my advice and
drink hot water an hour before breakfast every morning?"
"I did my best, sir," Baid the young
"I did my best, sir," said the young
man, "but I couldn't keep it up more
than ten minutes at a time."���Milwaukee  Free  Press.
Yet It Did Not Prejudice His Standing
as a Witness.
An important case was belvig tried
before the criminal court of the District of Columbia.   An old negro waa
ln the witness box. Tho district attorney commenced:
"What Is your name?"
"John Williams, sah."
"Are you the John Williams who wa*
sent to the  Albany  penitentiary  for
"No, sah���not this John." l
"Are you the John Williams who was
convicted of arson and sent to the Baltimore penitentiary?"
"No, sah."
"Have you ever been in any penitentiary?"
"Yes, sah."
All eyes were now turned upon tne
witness. Tbe district attorney smiled
complacently and resumed:
"How many times have you been ln
the penitentiary?"
"Twice, sah."
"In Baltimore, sah."
"Ifow long were you there the flrst
"About two hours, sah."
"How long the second time?" asked
the attorney, rather crestfallen.
"An hour, sah. I went there to
whitewash a cell that was wanted for
a lawyer who had robbed his client."
Tho attorney sat down amid the
laughter of the spectators. ,
The Effort of Hia Life a Failure.
W. S. Gilbert bad a novel experience
before he wrote for the stage, when
he was a barrister waiting for his flrst
brief. It was long ln coming, and
when fit did come Mr. Gilbert determined, of course, to make the effort of
his life.
He was Intrusted with the prosecution of an old Irish woman for stealing
a coat, and when he began the speech
that he had prepared and rehearsed so
carefully, the old dame at once began
to Interject: "Oh, ye dlvil, Bit down!"
"Sure, now, he's a loler, yer honor!" "Sll
down, ye spalpeen!" "He's known te
all the perllee, yer honor!" After some
minutes of this abuse Gilbert asked
the recorder's intervention, but that official was too busy laughing. So the
effort of his life was not a success.
Lumber Conditions Necessitate Small*,
er Cut This Winter.
Because of the conditions prevail*^
ing at present the big lumber firms
operating in the Georgian Bay and
Ottawa Valley districts will curtail
their cut in the bushes to a very appreciable extent during the coming
The demand for lumber is not at
all good at present and has not been
for spme ".me. Following close upon
the financial troubles of the fall of
last year came the curtailment in
building operations, leaving all the
big dealers with a big stock on hand
in their yards. The mills closed down
early and a good supply of logs is
still to be sawn up. The dealers do
not anticipate anything abnormal in
next season's demand, and think that
by cutting off the stocks now in the
yards thoy can get along without
much cutting in the bush tho, coming winter, though the gangs will
take out a little, possibly on a conservative estimate, about one-half ol
last year's light cut.
The following winter, 1909-90, will
see the gangs in the bushes as usual,
to replenish the supply of logs at
the mills. The loss in wages to the
bushmen will be a considerable hardship, as last year, during the seven
months the mon were in the camp,
September to April, the 20 big companies put something close to $5,000,-
000 into tlie bush. This year there
may bo half that figure paid out.
The other losses to bo considered are
tlie loss to the merchants who supply
tho provisions for the camp, and the
loss in rovenue to the Government ior
lumber taken out, which is considerable. The talk of a bush (ire changing the whole face of affairs ia not
taken seriously by lumber men, as
they say the danger period for that
haa passed already.
Another feature that has had a part
in the present drastic measures by
the lumber kings ia the American
competition, which is very keen.
There ia no duty on the goods and
the men from across the line dump
it in at a price the Canadians cannot afford to Bell at.
Brought to Terms.
In the Drayton household it is sa'd
that the father of the family has a
way of presenting alternatives to his
children that never fail to bring them
into line.
"I wish you would speak to Bobby,'
said Mrs. Drayton one night, "I've
told him to take his medicine and
then jump into bed, and he won't do
it. He just hops around and says he
doesn't want to take the medicine and
he doesn't want to go to bed!" i
Mr. Drayton stepped to the door of
Bobby's room and stood there, tall,
grave and impressive.
"Bobby," lie said firmly, "if you
don't take your medicine at once, and
then jump into bed, you will be put
to bed, do you hear? Put to bed without having any medicine at all 1"
Upon wliich Bobby, alarmed and
confused, swallowed his allotted portion and meekly retired for the night.
���Youth's Companion.
An Easy Pill to Take.���Some persons
have repugnance to pills because of
llieir nauseating taste. Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills are so prepared as to
make them agreeable to the most
fastidious. The most delicate can
take them without feeling the revulsion that follows the taking of the
ordinary pills. This is one reason for
the popularity of these celebrated
nills, but the main reason is thoir
high tonieaJ quality as a medicine
tor tlie stoinaoh.
He���Which do you prefer this weather��� -lemonade or champagne P
She���It all depends.
He���On what?
Sho���On who pays tor it.���Illustrated Bits.
"Surging Throngs, Like Beetle*
Night, Like Ants by Day."
A man stood nt tho V point of the
Fiatlron building oue day at noon.
With a piece of chalk he leaned over
and made little crosses on tbe sidewalk. Two clerks out for a noonday !
rigarvte stopped aud watched him. I
In two minutes there were fifteen people In his audleuce. lie continued te
make crosses. At the end of fifteen
minutes over 1,000 people blocked the
street car tracks and the pavements.
The police fought their way In and
cleared the crowd���and the man bad
won his bet. lie had gathered a crowd
of 1,000 ln less than 1.000 seconds.
You can always gather a crowd In
New York. It is the city of crowds,
eager, lumped masses which move by
the thousands and tens of thousands
and hundreds of thousands, helter
skelter, from thc office to the baseball
game, from the baseball game to dinner, from dinner to the theater and
Viome again.
Always It surges en masse to work
and to play, each man afraid to be
alone, each scurrying to keep up with
the other, to be near the other, Inquisitive, sullen, weary, festive, but nlways together, in a crowd, a big
crowd, the biggest crowd possible!
Four million little black dots cover
a little island. A half million other
little black dots swarm with each early sun on to that Island to add tbelr
numbers, to be sucked Into tall buildings, to boll nnd bubble in dltchllke
streets. When the sun loaves out come
the millions of dots to crowd and tum-
DlptheriaJ^ spread by tha^mnjon | ble nud Jam tbcW way lnt0 ,ut|e nar.
Longboat Was Never a Business Man
and He Loses Cigar Store.
How are the mighty fallen I
It was not enough for the once
popular Indian, Tom Longboat, to
fail so inglorlously in the Marathon
run in London, but now his name has
been erased from the cigar store ia
the Princess Theatre building, thai
was all his proud possession, and
the only vestige of liis former greatr
ness consists of the picture of tha
raco in wliich he is beating Daley
at Hanlan's Point in I. C. A. C.
Inside the store you can still buy a
few pictures of Tom in his running
togs at two for 25 cents, but they're
not going fast even at that bargain
U nderwear
can't ravel.
It is knitted
that lock every
Wc stand ready
to give you a new
garment for any Stanfield's
Underwear that ravels,
just as we will replace any
Stanfield's    Underwear
that shrinks.
Sizes from aa to 70 inch
chest���in light, medium
and heavy winter weights.
Your dealer will likely have
your lize snd weight. If
not, he can get them for you.
Present Giving Worse Than Tippin].
Tho trend of the times makes Itself
felt in the matter of presents and
present giving. In tho days of our
grandmothers these tokens of affection
were few and far between and were
marked by a stern simplicity. But we
have changed nil that, and the up to
date, riot of presents means a deadly
drain on our bank balances.
The tipping tax is bad enough, but
the burden of countless presents can
give It points and a beating.���London
In a Bad Way.
"Yon seem much upset, my good
mnn," remarked the curate, who happened to call when Murkie was laying
down the law somewhat emphatically
to his family circle,
"Ilupset?" bellowed Murkie. "I
should think 1 am hupsetl Our blessed kid's Just set 'lsself on fire, an'
blowed If tbe missus 'ere ain't bin
an' put 'Im out with my-pot o' beer,
in' me stony broke too!"���London Answers.
A  More Advantageous Time.
"Why  do people always say,  'Kins
aud make up?'   I thought people usually were friends before they kissed."
For the present, however, a memory
of the runner remains in that the
Longboat special cigar, at four for a
quarter, is still on sale, with a good
representation of smiling Tom on tho
Tom was not in any sense a business man. When the store was purchased for him by the different interests around town, palpably to silence the cry of professionalism in
sport against him, emanating from
across the line, he looked to be in
clover. But people would go and try
the door only to find it locked and
Tom elsewhere. This sort of thing
could not last long, and the transient
purchasers drifted back to their old
Then Tom secured a boy to look
after it, but that was not a success
either, and finally ho store has drifted into the control of Charles Rosa.
7'here was practically no custom loft,
(Ind the present occupants say they
must leave the door open all day
long to overcome the bad impression
left by the Indian's business methods.
People coming into the store wanted
to know why tlio "Tom Longboat"
was still on the window in big letters, and their removal three days
later leaves only the bottom line,
"Athletic Cigar Store."
British  Columbia  Frutt.
ftie Premier ot British Columbia
has drawn attention to the development ot the fruit-growing industry in
that province. He claims that tho
Department of Agriculture, by arranging for the appearance of British Columbian fruit at the great exhibitions
of the Empire, in which it has car-
house fly. Wilson's Fly Pads are the
best fly killers known, Refuse unsatisfactory substitutes.
A minister was called to the telephone by a representative of a local
paper, who inquired the subject (,_
the next Sunday morning's discourse.
"Wise as serpents, harmless as
doves," responded the clergyman.
When tlie paper came out the minister was electrified to read that "Mr.
Blank will preach on 'Why is a serpent as harmless as a dove?' "���The
A popular idea used to prevail that
all teas were pretty much alike, but
"Salada" Tea is proving a pleasant
surprise to thousands of particular
tea-drinkers. Sold by grocers everywhere. 59
In ten minutes tlie battle would be-
**in. The enemy outnumbered tliem
five  to  one.
"Boys," said the captain", solemnly,
"we have hard work before us. Soo
that you are all armed to the teeth."
Far down the lino little O'Flarity
nervously held up his hand.
"Please,  captain I"
"Well. O'Flarity?"
"I���I haven't any tathe."���Chicago
Mrs. D. Mackay, of Winnipeg, who
lias been in a serious condition for
for some, is much improved as a result
of surgical treatment by Dr. F. VV.
K. Burnham.
row cars, to be carried and dumped,
hither and yon, in wriggling black
masses, always lu masses���homeward!
To swarm and boil under the next
sun, and the noxt, and the next, busy,
bobbing, emulous, restless, needless
black millions of little dots!
Three hundred thousand persons
teasing themselves dally Into the vast
human vortex that seethes to and fro
across Brooklyn bridge; a million
plunging Into tho subways every twenty-four hours���the thing is epic, be
wllderlng In Its Immensity.
Like boot Ies at night, like ants in the
daytime, but never like men, actua'i
men, do they seem! Bits of bundled
flesh sucking In oxygen, exhaling carbonic gas, but never humnu beings
with a spirit and a brain!
Too much eudowmeut with a quality
destroys that quality. This throng la
built of so mighty and so numberless
a humanity that it loses all Its human
quality; It is Inhuman. It ls so grand
that It Is a plaything. It is so serious
that It ts a jest.���Broadway Magazine.
Terms In Science That Belie the Products to Which They Apply.
There are terms in certain departments of science that positively misname the products to which they are
The word "oil" in Its more comprehensive and indiscriminate uses Is
made to include hydrocarbons, like petroleum, and also many other substances that have an oily appearance,
like "oil of vitriol," which is not oil at
all, but sulphuric neld.
Strictly speaking, the mineral oils,
Including all petroleum products, are
not oil, although we speak of "coal
ell" and "kerosene oil."
The best classifications of oils do not
Include mineral hydrocarbons, like
naphtha, paraffin and petroleum, but
treat only the two well defined groups
���fixed oils aud fats and the essential
or volatile oils.
"Copperas" is not copper, but sulphate of Iron. "Salt of lemon" has
nothing to do with the fruit of the
lemon tree, but is potassium blnoxalate
or potash treated with oxalic acid.
"Carbolic acid" Is not an acid, but a
phenol. In structure it ls allied to the
alcohols and has only slight acid properties. "Soda water" has no trace of
soda. "Sulphuric acid" contains no
sulphur. "Sugar of lead" is Innocent
of sugar.
"Cream of tartar" has nothing to do
with cream nor "inllk of lime" with
milk. "German sliver" Is a stranger
to silver, and "black lead" 1b not lead
at all, but graphite. "Mosaic gold1*' ls
a sulphide of tin.
These misleading names bave come
down from the vocabulary of an early
and Inexact chemistry. As populnr
science extends the old terms are
yielding to the more scientific nomenclature.
"THE ironing of black goods
requires particular care and
particular starch ��� common starch gives a rusty
appearance to the fabric
and leaves it streaked
with white.
Celluloid Starch gives a
glossy stiffness and preserves
the solid blackness. Use two
tablespoonfuls to a quart of cold
water and add a little boiling
water to clear it. For mourning goods, skirts, delicate laces,
etc., the results will be excellent.
Write for a large  PREE sample.
Ask your grocer for ni
Ce\Vv\\o\4 StorcV*
Never Sticks.  Requires no Cooking
___. Braatfyrd Starch Works, Limited, Brantford, Canada
Got the Wrong Door.
They were newly married, and on a
honeymoon trip. They put up at a skyscraper hotel. The bridgroom felt indisposed, and the bride said she would
slip out and do a little shopping. In
due time she returned and. tripped
blithely up to her room, a little awed
by the number of doors thnt looked
alike. But she was sure of her own
and tapped gently   111  the panel
"I'm  back, honey, let me in," she
Mo answer.
"Honey, honey, let mo in!" she
called again, rapping louder. Still no
"Honey, honey, it's Alice. Let me
in," she whispered.
There wns a silence and still no
answer. After several seconds a
man's voice, cold and full of dignity,
came from the other side of the door:
"Madam, this is not a beehive; it's
a  bathroom."���  Mountain   Pine.
Gunner���What is thc trouble, old
man?   You look as if you were all in.
Guyer���I am. There is such a racket on the floor beneath me that I
am on the verge of nervous prostration.
Gunner���On the floor beneath you!
Why, groat guns! The landlord said
you could hear a pin drop.
Guyer���Yes, and I've heard a thousand of them drop.    It is a bowling
rlley.���Chicago News.
Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Distemper
Mr. Boreby���Chanerons are r.-gular
nuisances,   aren't  tbey?
Miss Peacliblow���Oh, not always.
If it wasn't for mv chaperon some
would hang around ine all day.���Puck.
This is to certi'v that I have used
Minard's Liniment in mv family for
years, and consider it the best liniment on the market. I have also
found it excellent for borse flesh.
W.  S.  PINEO.
"Woodlands" Middleton, N. S.
One of Judge Grosscup's Distinctions.
Judge Peter Grosscup Is never referred to as "tbe Junior partner of the
junior partner of Abraham Lincoln."
Although the judge ls only Qfty-alx
years old, It is a fact that he enjoys
this distinction.
For years he was the junior partner
of Leouard Swett of Chicago. Gross-
cup was a mere boy then and Swett
was In the sere and yellow. The old
sign of "Swett & Lincoln" ls, I believe, ln possession of the Chicago
Historical society.
Judge Grosscup himself never mentions this. I hnve often wondered If
the experience of Roscoe Conkling's
father has anything to do with this
Judge Conkllng used to say with real
bitterness, "1 was once Judge Conklicg,
but now, heaven help me, I am only
Roscoe Conkling's father." ��� Beau
Broadway ln New York Telegraph.
How "Private" John Allen Got Himself
Elected to Congress.
Here ls Champ Clark's defense ef
humor, if tt needs one:
"The dry-as-dusts solemnly asseverate that humor never did any good.
Now, let's see. How did 'Private' John
Allen of Mississippi get to congress?
Joked himself in. One bit of humor
sent him to Washington, a national
lawmaker. Opposing him for the congressional nomination was the Confederate General--Tucker. They met on
the stump. General Tucker closed one
of his speeches as follows:
" 'Seventeen yenrs ago tonight, my
fellow citizens, after a hard fought
battle on yonder hill, I bivouacked under yonder clump of trees. Those of
you who remember as I do the times
that tried men's souls will not, I hope,
forget their humble servant when the
primaries shall be held.'
"That was a strong appeal ln those
days, but John raised the general at
his own game. 'My fellow citizens,'
he said, 'what General Tucker says to
yon about bivouacking under yonder
clump of trees ls true. It is also true,
my fellow citizens, that I was a vedette
picket and stood guard over him while
he slept. Now, then, fellow citizens,
all you who were generals and had
privates to staud over you while you
slept vote for General Tucker, and all
of you who were privates and stood
guard over the generals while they
slept vote for Private John Allen.'
The people caught on, took John at
his word and sent hlm to congress,
where he stayed until the world was
filled with his renown."
Through indiscretion in eating
green fruit in summer mnny children
become subject to cholera morbus
caused by irritating acids that act
violently on the lining of the intestines. Pains and dangerous purgings
ensue and the delicate system of the
child suffers under the drain. In
such cases the safest and surest medicine is Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery
Cordial. It will check the inflammation and save the child's life.
He���Grace is looking as young as
ever, isn't she?
She���Yes; but she says it costs her
more every year.��� Philadelphia Inquirer.
Minard's   Liniment
in  Cows.
Cures    Garget
"Did the bottle of medicine clo your
uncle any good?"
"No; when he read the wrapper l,e
found he had three new diseases."
Three packets of Wilson's Fly Pads
cost twenty-five cents, and will kill
more flies than twenty-live dollars'
worth of sticky paper.
"My poor mnn," exclaimed the
housewife, as she handed out a wedge
of cherry pie, "why don't you go forth
and  labor?"
"I can't find nothing in my line,
mum," replied tiie weary wayfarer.
"And what was your last position?"
"Oh, it was very responsible, mum.
I was official grass cutter for a polar
expedition."���Chicago  News.
ried  off   the   noblest   premiums
highest awardB, has rendered great
assistance to the industry. The exhibits, the Premier adds, when sold
at public auction, have defrayed every penny of the expenditure incurred. The Provincial Government will
spare no effort to encourage the farmers and fruit-growers to attain all
possible success. It extends all the
protection it can to growers by a close
supervision of nursery work, and by
a proper inspection of orchards. It
Ls thought that Prof. Campbell's system of dry farming���that is, without
irrigation���which has done so well
in   the semi-arid   States   of   A
Welbeck Abbey.
The mysterious subterranean galleries of Welbeck abbey, built by the eccentric fifth Duke of Portland and so
widely advertised In the Dr.ce case,
have been thrown open to the curious
public. Having been confirmed In bis
title and estates by the collapse of the
litigation Instituted by the Druce
claimant, the present duke Is so overjoyed that he yielded to the general
desire by ordering thnt visitors be admitted to tbe pleasure grounds, riding
school and underground rooms at Welbeck, except on Sundays or when th.
family is ln residence at the abbey.
may prove eminently suitable also for
in  the semi-ari
may prove emin .  _
the dry belt ot British Columbia.
Wanted���A Jobl
A well-known member of the Canadian Parliament had a hard time getting proper accommodation in Quebec during the festivities, in fact he
claims that he hadn't a bod for his
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Well, you see, it's a good deal more 1 neaj or a square meal for the rest, 01
satisfactory to kiss before tho makeup is put on."
r.    _u ungcr.
a traveler In the mountains of Teav
lessei* had been stowed away in the
best bed lhe cottage afforded. Late In
the night he was awakened by the
voice of the paterfamilias addressed
to the daughter, who was entertaining
company by the fireside.
"Mandy," growled the old man, "ii
that young man there ylt?"
"Yep, pap."
"Is he got bis arm round yer waist T
"Yep, pap."
"You-ntl tell hire to take't away."
"Aw, ye tell hlm yerself, pap,'" re
piled the girl In a dull, lifeless voice.
"He air a plumb stranger to me."
STANnEiDS uMrrn*
A rural manufacturer duns his sob
scribers ln the following novel manner: "All persons knowing themselves
Indebted to this concern are requested
to call and settle. All those Indebted
to this concern nnd not knowing U
are requested to call and find out
Those knowing themselves to be ���***
debted and not wishing to call are re*
quested to stay at one place \ov*
enough for us to reach them."-
him.    He  said to a  reporter, whom
he met:
"Have  you  a house,  as  tliey  tall
"Got enough to eat and a place to
"Well, how would you like a nice
respoctable man like myBolf for butler? I can draw corks fine and have
a number of good references?"
Marriages In Manitoba.
A number of marriage ceremonies
have been solemnized in Manitoba by
visiting clergymen from the UniteO
States. When his faet was brought te
the attention of Attorney-General
Campbell he stated that marriage
eeremonies performed in Manitoba by
a visiting clergyman from across the
lino are illegal. United States clergymen have no legal status in Manitoba,
and have, therefore, not the right to
perform marriage ceremonies. They
are liable to the penalties provided by
statute. Ho pointed out, however,
that all marriages performed in the
province by unauthorized persons bo-
come legal after the expiration of two
years, provided the two parties have
lived together as man and wife during
that time ar.d the validity of the mar-
I liagc hns not heen questioned hv an��
_uit or action.
A young teacher prided herself on
the close relations of trust and confidence existing between herself and
the little ones in tlie primary department.
One day a little fellow made his
way to the teacher's desk and with
many blushes and other signs of embarrassment, finally managed to say:
"You don't care do you, Miss S ,
if my pants don't match my coat?"
"Remember," said the earnest inventor, "it isn't so very many years
since the telephone caused laughter. '
"That's true," answered the man
who hns trouble with Central. "At
first it caused laugh ter; now it causes
profanity."���Washington Star.
"My friends." said the itinerant
preacher, "the Scriptural rule for giving was one tenth of what a man possessed. If you feel you can't afford
so much, just give, a sixth or a fourth
according to your means. We will
���*.    .,--   ���,   i,���mr,    an_|
London's Last Private Garden.
It ls sad to bear tbat tbe last of the
private gardens lu the city of London
ts coming to an end. No. 4 Crosby
square, wltb Its beautiful old staircase and pleasant rooms, Is to be pulled
4own,_ Ulpe figs were gathered In the
summer of 1893 from tbe fig tree on
the wall, aud other tree* grew near
tbe fountain In the middle of tbe gar-
��len. An 1850 edition of Murray's
"London" states the present houses In
Crosby square were built ln 1077. This
was the year in whicli the Lady Mary
was married to William of Orange.���
Pall Mall Gazette.
Aid For the Explorer.
"Peary," said a geographer of Chicago, "never started on ono of bis exploring expeditions without receiving by
mail aud express all sorts of packages
from cranks���cowhide underwear, tea
tablets, medicated boots and what not
"Peary once told me that George Ade
a few days before the start of one trip
wired him to expect an important package by express.
"The package came.   It was labeled:
" 'To be opened at tbe farthest point
"Peary opened It at once, however.
It was a small keg, Inscribed:
" 'Axle greese for the pole.'"
It takes years tb learn the best methods of handling grain. We have had
thirty years' experience handling
grain in this country, have a branch
office at Fort William and close business connection at all grain centres.
Ship your grain through us for prompt
returns and good services. References,
Union Bank of Canada.
Manitoba Commission Co.,
Grain   Exchange,   Winnipeg,   Man.
dispense  with  the  next  hymn    an
take up the collection."���Lippincott's
"No, Jack, I'm afraid it's impossible. We Bhould never get on well
together. You know I always want
my own wav so much."
"Well, that's all right. You could
go on wanting it after we were married."���Comic Cuts.
He���Would you like to take a spin
with me on the bridle path?
She���Church or park?��� Yonkers
Remarkable for
flavor.   The big black
plug chewing tobacco.
Two Headed Terrapin.
Any one who wishes to see a real
live side show freak should go to the
zoological gardens and visit the reptile
house. A two headed "'monster" reposes within, and it Is neither stuffed
nor faked. It arrived In a consignment of spotted terrapin. The freak
Is one Inch and a half In diameter and
Just twice as greedy a baby turtle as
Its brothers and sisters, for It eats
voraciously with both Its bends at the
came time.���Philadelphia Itecord.
Poor Umpire.
"I.ook at the umpire!" exclaimed the
tall mau In tbe bleachers. "It la so
warm he is the color of claret."
"Clnrctl" laughed his companion.
���Then let's bottle him."
And a moment Inter the bottles be-
?nn to By from all directions.���Detroit
Frozen Sentiment.
"Here's a fellow who thinks he has
discovered that love stories never start
to the winter time."
"That's easily understood, it would
never do to say the heroine had cold
feet and that her nose was blue from
arrested clrcnlntlon."���Cleveland Plain
_ An Observant Host.
"Yon dou't seem to have as much
call for hammocks as you used to,"
aaid the regular boarder.
"No," answered Parmer Corntossei.
"I guess times has been too hard for
silk stockings this summer."���Washington star.
Shouldn't Overfeed Hubby.
Hint for young wives who desire to*
have their husbands retain their be_r-
ieh, slender figures: In an address at
Vienna on the subject of food Professor Karl Van Noorden, one of the
���preatest medical experts in Europe, uttered an emphatic protest against
wives who overfeed their husbands.
He declared that the reason so many
begin to get fat immediately after they
kave married is that their wives give
them their favorite dishes on every
possible occasion.
An Inducement.
"Is there anything I can do," cried
an exasperated west side mother, "to
Induce you to go to bed?"
���Yep," responded the small boy
"Well, for goodness' sake, what la
"Lemme stay up an hour longer."
His Mark.
Hewitt���Gruet can't wiite his own
name. Jewett���I know IL Whenever
he sees a man showing another man
bow to make a cross on an Australian
ballot he thinks he Is forging hia signature.
The Perfect Dressing for Ladies*
Preserves the finest leather and
gives a brilliant polish that wiU not
rub off 0: SOU the da.ntioat garment!.
No dealer careful of hie remtatiea
will say anything else is a* gotta.
At -all Dealers
lOc. tad **e. titae
The Pampered Pets.
"Hortense, cnll up Mr. De Mlllyuna
snd ask for Fido."
"Yes, me lady."
"Carlo wishes to bark to him over
rhe telephone."
If the brain docs not sow earn, is
atasta thistles;	
California Blackbirds.
The California blackbird cannot sing,
says the Los Angeles Times, but he f
greatly beloved for tbe number of bugs
he can consume between daylight and
dark on any Riven day of the yenr.
Scalp Cleaner
Is the only Dandruff Cure. Por Shampooing it has no equal.
At all Druggists, 50c, or postpaid
on receipt of price from 7 Sutherland
Sisters, 170 King St., Toronto. Sample sent for 10c.
Will do it and restore the circulation,
assist nature to repair strained, ruptured ligament* more succesBfally than
Firing.  N��> blister, no hair gone, and
Sou can use the horse. $2.00 per bottle,
���livered.   Book S-C Free.
ABSORBINB, JR., for mankind, tl.OO
 __ bottle. Cures Strained Torn Ligaments,
Varicose   Veins,  Varicocele, Hydrocele,'" enlarged Glands and Ulcers.  Allays pain quickly
t. F. YOUUG, P.DF.137MMn-iith St., Spnngflem, Mist.
LYMAN SONS * CO.. Monlrtal. Canadian Agents.
Al.o /urnl.h.d by Martin 8.1. % Wynnt Co., Wlnnlpna,
Tht National Drug t Ch.mloal Co., Wlnnip.g and CaJ.u/f.
aad* Htndtetm fivoa. Co, ltd.. 1/anoouu.r.
No Food at All.
"Lady," began Hungry Illgglns, "I'd
thank yer fur a meal."
"Ah!" exclaimed the bright housekeeper. "You're one of these after dinner speakers."
"Not exactly, lndy, or I wouldn't be
so hungry.   I ain't got so much ns a I re
chestnut about me."���Catholic  Stand* I
anl and Tliuua
Permanently Cured by
Nun!   IhiiHij.h Cimniliiin  Aci'iwy.
r'l-rmniii'ti' run', not only tmu.mrAry roliof, far
lUutvp, Hriiiuij, K-.ht.-i_ tin*-. Founded 1871,
Dr.R.H.KIine,Ld."" '""��� "'��� iSffijjBgjtt
W,   N.   U.   No.   703. THE   SLOCAN   MINING   REVIEW.   NEW   DENVER,   B. C
Slocan ruMnino Kcvievp.
���Subscription $2.00 per annum, strictly
in advance.   No pay, ��u paper.
AnvERr-siso Rates:
Notices to Delinquent Owners - f 12.00
"    for Crown Grants    -   -    7.60
**���      " Purchase of Land   -    7.00
"     M License to Cut Timber' 5.00
AU locals will be charged for at the rat
of 15c. per line each issue.
Transient rates made known on appli
cation,   No,rooin for Quacks.
Address all Communications and mat
Cheques payable to
Editor and Publisher.
Make yourself familiar with tht
���nbove rates and Save Trouble
The Cheap**!*1 Wny.
The great ship labored heavily ln the
"Captain," Implored the passengers,
"have you tried everything to savo
"everything," replied the captain,
"but one. There ls a cargo of oil iu the
"Then why in heaven's name do you
not pour it on the troubled waters?"
alley demanded indignantly.
"Because," replied tbe captain, shaking bis bead .helplessly, "we have just
received a Biarconlgram stating that
/ill has been advanced two points und
is likely to go higher. It were cheaper
for us to drowu."���Cincinnati Times-
Then Tbere Win Silence.
A well known English actor was
once while a young man touring
through the provinces. One night
when his cue came he was very nervous and on going upon the stage could
tinrdly speak. The audience was greatly displeased, and "things began to
come his way." He stood this bombardment for a few minutes until a
green head of cabbage sped by hi*,
ear. Stepping to the front of tbe
stage, he raised hla hand for silence
and exclaimed:
"I came hero tonight determined to
please nu interested audience, but I
sincerely regret that any person bas
lost his head over the matter!"���Philadelphia Press.
�� Fellow Feellnar.
Actor (at the door)���On what ground
Are you asking free admission? Have
you a billboard?
Applicant-No, but I have a board
Actor (much affected)���Pass in, broth-
���*"*���!������New Orleans Times-Democrat.
So VnaentlmcBtal.
May-Jane behaves like an eld mar
"fled woman ajready.
Maud-Why, jou can't get her to go
anywhere without him.
May-No. But she can call hlm up
"���(Vlthout kissing the phone.-Nev. "fork
���er favrera..
One ��? the c. jeest fries*** *f *��&**���
Mathilda was Count Beneticv.1, tne
tTrenih ambassador whom the king ft
Prubsia was said to havo insulted ft
Ems. Het woids on hearing ot als
death, (et'tzt he "*ad been her IntimaU
t��UBSelor for more than forty years,
pre werth recalling. "Alas," she said,
''now there ls no one lift who will dare
to contradict me." ,
Sbe  Vnii'-raljoil.
Mr. MtoCt��� It's no use trying to es.
ealain things Co a woman. She can't
���inderstand scientific terms. No, there
e\- I_js. Mlsftt-Oh, yes, I can,
���Charles! Heredity Is -what a maa*
blames his father and mother for, antf
environment ia what he blame* bil
wife end chiltuea fori
Dumb Lnelc.
"Ah," cried the first golfer gleefully
after making a lucky stroke, "that was
clever, eh?"
"Huh!" snorted bis opponent disgustedly. "You carry au accident Insurance
policy, don't you?"
"Yes.   Why?"
"You should collect It after tbat
abot"���Philadelphia Press.
The  Datt'a   View,
Mi. Bug���Gee 1 Thefcllow who said
���"���J'lie i en ls mightier than the sword"
certainly knew what be was talking
about���New York American.
Tbe Strong* nnrredt
Fox���The Japanese have a system of
physical training called Jiu jitsu which
It la claimed enables the weak to master tiie strong.
Knox���Why, are the strong burred
from learning it?���Chicago llccord-
So  Sadilen!
Impatient Young Man���Nellie, how ls
*mr romance���yours and mine���going lo
Nellie (suddenly apprehensive)���Why.
Geoffrey, you don't want to skip to tbo
last chapter yot, io you?���Chicago
HIb T.*nrcaaonubIen**af*.
She���Oh, I would have given anything to bave had It! He���Well, v.-by
didn't you buy It ? She���The Idea! They
'w'ftuted half a dollar for it:
A Rejected Recipe,
Edith-Just think! Here's a thought
professor who teaches that one can become beautiful by persistently thinking
herself beautiful. Irene���Oh, pshnwl
We could point out so many instances
to the contrary.
A Symptom Lacking.
"Do you think he ls really in love
with you?" asked Maud.
"I don't know," answered Mamie,
���'He says he is, but his letters don't
sound a bit silly."
"Sir," says the Boston reporter, "onr
office ls Informed that your purse was
stolen from you last night. Is there
anything ln it?"
"Not by this time, doubtless," answers Mr. Emerson Waldo Beeneeter,
relapsing into an attitude of perturbed
"You say that Lord Fucash's social
position has Improved since he married
a rich American girl?"
"Yes, Indeed. Formerly he was only
a nobleman, but uow he belongs to our
Leaa Profanity Tbnn Formerly.
The hubit of swearing is not ns com*
mon as It used to be In this country.
Gentlemen uo longer use tlie language
with the unvarnlehcd freedom of tlio
days of Sheridan, when a gentleman
wus accustomed to consign himself,
collectively and In sections, to the lowest depths of perdition In the presence
of ladies while paying tribute to their
charms. Undoubtedly many youths
who were not brought up to swear
do swear now and then under provocation, but there is, all thlugs considered, an increasing respect for the English language.
Nelson Land District���District
oi Weat Kootenay,
Take notice that A. E. Haigh, of
Nakusp, loco fireman, intends to apply
[or permission to purchase the fallowing
described lands: Commencing at a post
planted on the west side of Lot 8S05,
about five chains frorii Box Lake, thenco
north 20 rInline, thence west 20 chains,
th"nce souih 20 chaint, thence east 20
chains, io the point of commencement,
containing 40 acres more or less.
Dated June 17th, 1808.
Augl4 A. E. HAIGH.
Bloean Land District���District of West
Take notice that Christiana O. Bronco
of New Denver, married woman, intends
to app'y for permission to purchase ti.e
following described lands: Commencing
ht a pott planted on the south <ast corner ol lot 8262, tlience west 80 chains
along the west line ot lot 826*3. thence
2u chains uoath, thenco 80 chains cast,
ili**iic��20 chains north to the place of
A. L. McCulloch, Agent
August llth, 1908. 015
Slocan Land District���District of Weet
Tuke notice   that   Joseph Scale, of
New  Denver, lumhcrmmi,  intends to
apply for peimhsinn  lo  purchase the
following described lands:    Commencing i*.i a pi st plniiti-d at the souih cost
comer OI dough's  } re-i'inption on the
West eidu ni Slo.inu Luke, llience west
���II)  chains,  thence   nouth   40    chuins,
I tlience east 40 chain?, thencs north 40
I chains to point of cunimeuceuient, con -
tain ing 160 ucres more or less.
1    August 16th. 1808. 02
Kootenay Hotel j
Santo, B.C.
Should your business or pleasure tnke
you to Sandon at any time, call at
the  Kootenay and let Ed. or
George mix you the famous
Sandon Cocktail or your
own favorite lotion.
No frost here.        Two ehiffe always.
Korean Moarnlnar.
Koreans wear full mourning for their
fathers.    The dress is of hemp clotb,
with a hempen girdle.   A face shield la
used to show that the wearer is a sinner and must not speak to any one unless addressed.   The costume is retained
j for three years, the shield for three
| months.    This is worn for a  father
, only.   Secondary mourning is worn for
a mother and no mourning at all for a
"John," said the bargain hunting balf
of the matrimonial trust as they sat at
tho breakfast table, "I wish you would
let me have $10 this morning."
"My dear," replied tbe meek and lowly husband, "I wish you would break
yourself of the habit you have of
dreaming that I married an heiress."
But by Which He Racaprd Afreet
and Had Ilia Debta Paid.
Many amusing stories are told of Joe
Haines, a comedian of the time of
Charles II., sometimes called "Count"
Haines. It ls said that ho was arrested
ano morning by two bailiffs for a debt
of f 20, when he saw a bishop to whom
he was related passing along In his
coach. With ready resource he immediately saw a loophole for cs.ape, and,
turning to the men, he said, "Let ma
speak to his lordship, to whom I am
well knowu, and he will pay the debt
and your charges Into the bargain."
Tho bailiffs thought they might venture this, as they were within two or
three yards cf the coach, and acceded
to the request. Joe boldly advanced
and took off his hat to the bishop. His
lordship ordered tho coach to stop,
when Joe whispered to the divine that
the two meu wero suffering from such
scruples of conscience that he feared
they would hang themselves, suggest*
ing that his lordship Bhould invite them
to his house and promise to satisfy
them. Tbe bishop agreed, and, calling
to the bailiffs, ho said, "You two men
come to me tomorrow morning, and .1
will satisfy you."
The ���jaen bowed and went nwny
please,*, and zarly the next day waited
ou his lordship, who, when they were
ushered in, said, "Weil, my men, wbat
are these scruples of conscience?"
"Scruples?" replied one of flicm. "We
hnve uo scruples! We are bailiffs, my
lord, who yesterday arrested your cou,
sin, Joe Haloes, for a debt of ��20, and
your lordship kindly promised to satisfy us."
The trick was strange, but the result
was stranger, for his lordship, elthei
appreciating its cleverness or considering himself bound by the promise he
bad unintentionally given, there and
then settled with the men ln full.
A  Pocollar Fellow,  He la  ICHh.r a
Soldier or a I'eaaant,
It Is a strange country of contrasts,
this Bulgaria that people have so long
watched as a danger spot The peasant
ls a heavily built fellow, with a Knl-
muk uoso if he happens to be pure bred
from Uie original Samoyede stock,
which ls not ilhily. His language has
become Slavic, wUoh menus a language in which "beefsteak" ls "mplph*
teki" and "omelet soullle" Is "omlet
cup hie."
The Bulgarian ls a peasant or a soldier.  He kuows uo other trade.  As a
farmer the sheep ts all In all to him,
food and clothing aud compauioiiship,
Bays a writer lu The Era. He lives ln a
; hovel,  does uot understand why he
j ehould ho taxed aud makes his women
slave in the Held.  He ls called close-
' fisted, churlish and suspicious aud haa
some of the virtues thut often go with
those qualities.
When  Bulgaria  became practically
1 free of the sultan, there wero many
Turks left In the couutry.  These are
: grndually being crowded out, hut there
is still a mosque lu Christian Sofia, and
in the palace of the sobrauje, or parliament, where the members have better
accommodations than the lords of Britain on the Thames embankment, some
twenty Turkish deputies always sit together and exert nu influence that they
never could do In their own land by
I voting always with the party in power.
|    Every Saturday the members of the
: sobranje are paid at the rate of IS
| francs a day, all in stiver five franc
pieces. These peasant lawmakers knot
I It up in handkerchiefs, grin slowly and
] shake the Jingling pieces playfully In
one another's face.   They are playln .
at statesmanship yet, but fairly well
upon the whole.
Palffla Aogripon
General Freighting
and Transfer.
New Denver, B.C.
(Form F*
Eastmont Fractional, Clipper, Lily G.,
Eastmont, White Cloud, Odd Fellow,
White Cloud Frnctionol, and  Westmont Mineral Claims, situated in the
Slocan Mining Division of Weet Kootenay district.   Where located: On the
nortli sido of Ten Mile Creek, about
ei*.ht miles up.
Tike notice that I, II.   R. Jorand,
Free Mincrs's Certiflcato No.   B.5800,
acting as agent for (he Westmont Silver
Mining Company Limited (non-peisonal
liability)    Free    Miner's     Cor(ifica(e
B95784,   intend,   sixty days from   the
date hereof, to apply (o tho Mining Re-
corder fur a certificate of Improvements
for the purposo of obtaining a Crown
Grant of (ho above Claimg.
And further take notice, that action
under Section 37, mutt be commenced
before tlio issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 3th day of October, 1008.
ew Denver
Meat Market
Always a good supply of
home-fed Beef, Mutton
and Pork on band.
Poultry, Game and
Fish in season,
Hermann Clev
Slocan Land District���District of Went
Take notico that John Thomas Black
of Kew Denver, B.C., provincial con-
s'-able, intends to apply for permission
to purchase thu following desenhed land:
Commencing at a post planted on the
north boundary of lot 48D, Ihence north
80 chains, thonce west 30 chuins more
or less to the shore of Slocan Lake,
thence sonth aloij. Ihe said lake, 80
chains more or lees, to the north-west
corner of Lot 485, thence enst 20 chains
moro or less to point of cummeacement,
containing CO acres more or less.
Dated the 14th day of Julv, 1908.
and Up-to-Date
Bring Your Orders to
*S *jg>
Estimates Given*       Prices Reasonable.
Dealer in Mlnea, Min cral Piosp'-cte
fruit Xante art)
General .Real Estate
Preliminary examinations of Property    for prospective purchasers a
12 years experience in the Slocan. All
business  promptly attended to and
satisfaction guaranteed.
P.O. Box 112, Silverlon, B.C.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that William John Corey, of New Denver, B.C., lumberman,
intonds to apply for permission
to purchase the following described land.
Commencing at a post planted on tiie
north boundary of lot 8438, and marked
W. J. C's S.E. corner post, thence woa
10 chains, tbence north 10 chains, thi ncel
-vest 10 chains, tbence north 80ohai*is,-
thonce east 20 chains, ihonc. *oott_ _'o
-bains lo tho pis,,;,. ������ oomtnencement,
containing 70 acres moio ox less,
July SSth, IPOS.
- Etc, -
Come and Look Round
m nn. -swnili
I ���lM*****************-r'!- ***************** ***********' '
*********** ******* **4****************************i4i*
Victoria, B.Ce
Selling dates, Sept. 19th to 24th.
Final Katurn Limit, Sept. 80th.
Shelf   and  Heavy  Hardn-are,   ____*_���
Smelter and Mill Supplies'.
New Denver lodge No. _B
K.. of __=>.
Nelson, B*G
Selling: dates, Sept. 21st to 25th.
Final Return Limit, Sept. SEth.
Selling date3, Sept. 26 to Oct. 2.
Final Return Limit, Oct. 7.
Meets in Pythian i
flail, Clever Block, *
MONDAY   ���vening   at
8 o'clock.
New Denver
Fresh Milk delivered to any
part of the town.
Outside points supplied N*-nIarI-f,
H. S. NELSON  ���   -  Proprietor.
Corresponding Rates from other
points.   Apply to local ticket
agent for berth, reservation, etc.
J. E. Pboctoii,
D. P. A., Calgary, -
"Muwher Three Minora] Claim,  sif-sete
in the Slocan Mining Division ol West
Kootenav District.    Where located:
Near the tewn of Cody.
Take notice that I. A. 8. Ffcrwell, of
Nelson, actio/ as ng.nt for John M.
Harris, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B95.699, Intend, 60 days from the date
hereof, to apply to thu Mining Recorder
for a Certificate ol Improvetaaj***., for
the purpose of obtaining a Orou *_>Mnt
of the above claim.
And further tako notice that Mtlon
uuder section 87, mu��t be commenced
before the issuance of euch Certificate
Of Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of June, 1908.
Hotel Roseb^y
Weil farciehed room*.
Flrst-cleei Coialne.
  ������ .in.
Fonanls condnctod cn Short
aotlce at any point la the dl*.
trio*.   ei__*iii alt?.. ��� in itook.
fl> flDcXean S&t-w
Tie lei Denver (nnkr Co.
Manufacturers of Phie Lumber, Shiplap, and
Finishing Fir and Tamarac, Dimension, Etc.
Mill on Slocan lake ,-.^,^.0,     P.O. Box 2��.
Agent at New Denver, J. B. SMITH.
Tsi Windsor
Is the Home for all Minine Men *->hen at the faraons Silver-Lead Camp.
Cony Rooms and fiist-clats tahlo.   Sample Rooms.
I will make your stay with me a pleasant one.
D. Oraot, Prop.-SILVERTON, B-C.
Steam Laundry
For First-Class Work.
Get pries list from J. E. Angrignon
Loeal Agent.
Number Five Mineral Claim, situate in
the Slocan Mining Division of West
Kootonay Distriot; Whi>re located:
Close to the town of Cody.
Take notice that I, A, S. Far-veil, of
Nol��oii, acting as a.nent Ior John A,
Whitlier, Fr*.. Miner's Certificate No.
816877, intend 00 day.-* from the date
hereof, to apply to tlie Mining Recorder
fjr a Certificate ol Improvement**, for
the purpose of obtaining r. Crown Qrant
of tha abovo claim.
Aud.'urtliei teke nofioe tba.notion,
under 8:.;.   , ',;    .** ���,.  * . .. ,.._���_���._���,*<.*,i
' '���''������������ *-��� las me*.   ��� sueh Cext.i
o; Iinprovemeuts,
Dated ShJ. : Su. day o! -JtUib, M08.
*������*_.*��������� -*. 3. PARW.ELL,
Number Four Mineral Claim, Bitnate in
tho Slocan Mining Division of Went
Kootenay Just.ict. Whcro located:
Near the town of Codv.
Take notice that T, A. S. Farwell, of
��ele**n, acting as agent for Fred. T.
���HhBF"!? Miner's Certiflcato No.
B8S.668, Intend,60,lays fron, the date
h-.i jof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate  nf  [_oi *   -3  f0��
the purpose of obtaining a jDrow .'**,_*'
i>* tha above claim<
Andfurtli ���*" otic ba"; -..iti-r-
P -eoctions -.,- *., ' ,.:.,;;;;
hefor. the issuance 0/ sucli   '   .  .
ive ,. tits.  "'
Dated thia _i.fi; do.;- of Jane, 1908
A. a ������'���AUW.:;.'./
Bloean Laud District���Distriot of
West Kootenay.
Tako notice that Adolph Mero, ofNear
Denver, B.C., s'loomaker, intends to
apply lor permission 10 purchase the
following:described lands: Commencing
at a pout planted at the north-west corner of Peter Murray's pre-emption,
thence west 20 chains, Uicuco south 20
chainB, thonce east 20 chains, thence
nortli 20 chains, to point of commouce-
nient, containing <10 acres more or less.
Dated 161.I1 Juue, 1(108.
"_eioi.*an Land District���-District of
West Kootenay,
�����������..... ���..nm..,>*w��
��� ���    Have yon thought of your
fi      Fall and Winter -Salt yet
j ?
1'. If not, Come and See my New
";      Samples.   Jost Arrived.
||   No Fit. No Pay.   ; j
I! The Crown TaUortDu
! I  Co., Toronto, Out.
!* !
S*        J. E. ANGRIGNON,
. Fine Selection of ,
Ladles' and Gents' Collars
Tako notice that JohnJWafer of Slo-
^,i^:;:"^,-^'^';Av.?^!.^^, CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR.,
described land*. Coram*   * *
I'kfethi    arth-west cornel **: Lot  ,
.,../���.,* i.    .-'.:-;    .*..'. *..���*..*���::...      '.   .    ,
thence n**rlh 80 chuins; u*.:.. \   beI
ch .ins, '; .*.*:;*. 1 '������ 20 chains*, thei   ���������
west 2.   liai.       .. . ���     ��� ��� ���    .'* . *    ,
1 -���*       -...���..--    .   .    in
Paled May Slst, 1908; Augl.
HOC  UfffTiimo
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