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Array Devoted   to   Advertising   the
Mineral Resources and Large
Fruit   growing   Area  in   the
fertile Slocan Valley.
Slocan Mining Review
Prints
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Silver-Lead Distnc
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No. 49   Vol. 2.
NEW DENVER, British Columbia, Thursday, July 30, 1908.
Single Copies 5c.
IRRIGATiONJONVENTION.
THE WESTERN CANADA IRRIGATION ASSOCIATION HOLD SECOND ANNUAL CONVENTION
AT   VERNON.   AUGUST
10TII,   TO   17TH.
A unique feature in connection with
lhe second annuul convention of the
Western Canada Irrigation Association
to be held iu Vernon during lho week
from August 10th to 17th, will be the
special arrangements that are being
made to give the visitors every opportunity to see the most interesting section of tbe ro.intry.
On the way to Veinon on the 10th
of August, a stop of two or three hours
will he made at Armstrong where the
citizens will provide teams and drive
tlie delegates through the district. One
special reason for thestop at Armstrong
will bo to impress upon the d-*logateB
the strong heal feeling that Immediate
steps should be taken in the direction
of forest preservation on arcount of its
close relation to the question of water
supply,
Monday afternoon and evening and
Tuesday will be devoted to business
Bessions ai Vernon, a most comprehensive scries of papers and addresses having been secured, and much important
d'scussion arranged for.
On Wednesday the delegates will be
driven over the Irrigation system of
the While Valley Power and Irrigation
Company, incidentally passing thcCold-
stream ran *h, Lord Aberdeen's famous
frui* property.
For Thursday, Friday and Saturday
eteviners have been chartered from the
C.P.R., for an exclusion down Okan-
aga Lake, and arrangements have been
made to drive the delegates over the
irrigation systems at Kelowna, Peach-
laud, Suuimeiliind, and Pcnlicton.
This *.|i'n rtunity to combine business
w tli plea*-nre, and visit ore of the most
interesting suctions of British Cobinibi i
while also taking part in a Convention,
which has for its object the furtherance
of one of the|most important movements
ever started in Canada, is an altogether
exceptional one, and no one who is
eligible as a delegate can afford to
neglect it.
The following are the assesments recorded for July:���
Launch Club, hy Ed. Shannon; Spark
Plug, Ed. Shannon; Old Tom Moore,
,T. C. Ryan; Morning V., Jus. McDonald; Mollie Hope, T. L. McAllister;
Royal, T. Avison; Wilson, A. Thompson ; Shamrock III. Fraction, Wm.
Barker; Reliance Fraction, Wm. Barker; Carboyal Fraction, 0. H. Mc-
Dongall; Madona, H. Stege; Hawk, H.
C. Black; Hawk Fraction, G. Stelwell;
Black Grouse, D. Sloan ; Independent
Fraction, G. H. Wright; Granby Fraction, G. 11. Wright; Furlong Fraction,
J. D. Ryan; Duke Fraction, A. C. Van
Moerkerke; Joint Fraction, W. J. H.
Holmes; Hester, T. L. McAllister;
Bloonungton, J. G. Duck; Milwaukee,
J. G. Duck; Milwaukee 2, J. D. Duck;
Belinount, Ed, Cunningham; Earl, Ed.
Cunningham.
Locations:���
J. C. II., hyH. Cue; C. J. C, H.
Cue; Newmarket, A. 0. Ostby; Stern,
Amos Thompson; 3rd Chance, G. S.
Vanstone; Neglectul, Howard Cameron;
Truro, Duncan McKinnon ; Merry Widow, Henry Tyo; West Foik, II. Guger-
ich; Wide West, John McPherson;
Cymio, Morris Davis; Cymric, Tom J,
Lloyd.
Transfer :���
From G. II. Wlight to 'G W. Mny���
% interest in Independent Fraction,
}i interest in Granby Fraction, and
J_th interest in Margaret Fraction, all
situated near Sandon.
St James' Hotels
Hrst-class Rooms; First-class Meals; First-class Bar; Special
attention to Tourists; Luxury and comfort when visiting this
favorite summer resort absolutely guaranteed. Guides furnished for Hunting and Mountain Climbing Parties. Gasoline
launch in connection. Incomparable Scenery and Climate.
Facing lake and glacier this hotel offers all that is required
to make your visit a memorable one.    Write or wire to���
j A. Jacobson. Prop., New Denver, B.C.
NEW DENVER BAKERY
ICE-CREAM
. . ON . .
WEDNESDAY
HERBERT CUE.
Box 44.
&. Se'ejtJc/fcjt
SILVERTON,
B.C.       1
HIGH-CLASS TAILOR
The N1.WMARK
Situate at New Denver, B.C., the most beautiful place in
British Columbia, this modern and picturesque Hotel offers to
Tourists and the traveling public all the attractions and
creature comforts that heart of man desires. Facing the
glorious Slocan Lake, where boating and angling may be indulged in all the year round, an uninterrupted view of the
famous Glacier and snow clad peaks may be witnessed at all
times from the veranda. Rooms, single or en suite, reserved
by wire.   Gasoline launch at disposal of Tourists.    Apply to
HENRY STEGE
PROPRIETOR
The following are shipments from the
Slocan mines for the week ending
July 251 li, 1008:-
Whitewatcr    118
(milled)     280
Richmond      45
Standard, Silverton       08
Rambler-Cariboo, Sandon      40
Ruth, Sand in      48
Slver Glance, Whitewater,         5
Alpha      10
WANTED���to know the whereabouts of
Frank Sutcliffe, who when last heard
of was working as a miner in this district.   Please communicate with tbe
"R��**i-*_*" ���fgcu.
Xocal ant> General.
A dance will be held in the Bosun
Hall, on Friday evening. Tiie proceeds
are to be devoted lo tho Lawn Tenuis
club.
Trueman, the photographer, has been
doing good business in town thi** week.
He opens out at Creston on Tuesday
nest.
A most delightful afternoon was
���pent last Friday by the children ot
Slocan on the occasion of tlie Knox
Presbyterian Sunday School-annual picnic. The program included children's
races, and other forms of amu-omeut,
and each child, besides participating in
the usual picnic fare, was provided
witli fruit and candies. Tlie Slocan
brass baud were in attendance and provided the musical part of the program.
J. F. Delaney went to Nelson on
Tuesday to attend the trial of Fred
Fern.
During the summer season Nelson's
drug store will close at 7 p.m.
Big catches of fish are reported during
tbe past week and many anglers are
now wearing a "sunny Jim" smile.
A. W. Wright, mining man and real
* state agent, who wos formerly mayor
of Kaslo, but now located in Vancouver,
is here on a fishing trip, and is accompanied by his wife and two sons.
W. F; Stewart, Firnie, F. W. Crank-
sbaw, Chilliwaok, B.C., and Dal ton N.
Hunt, Ottawa, Out., havo been inspecting fruit lands in New Denver and
district this week, and are well pleased
with what they have seen.
H. Isaacs, representative of the Realty
Trust and Finance Co., Vancouver, was
doing business in town on that film's
behalf this week. He has disposed of
80 one-acre lots, situated in Lulu Island,
to New Denver people.
Mrs. Powell, who recently came from
England to Canada, is making a tour of
Pritisb Columbia, and arrived here from
Revelstoke ou Monday. She speaks in
glowing terms of the boauiiful scenery
and invigorating climate of this part of
the country,
NOTES FROM NAKUSP.
From our Correspondent.
Ou Saturday last the Rev. Mr. Jolin-
Bton, of Arrowhead, was in town, and
while walking along the sidewalk near
Mr. Chas. Ebls store, he was attracted
by the peculiar color of the sand at one
spot. He began digging around and
discovered a number of Indian arrowheads and after digging into Uie banks
a great many arrow points and pieces
of bodies were unearllicd and also a
stone hatchet. It is supposed that it
must be a grave of conturies ago.
Mr. Thos. Abriel was a delegate to
the Conservative Convention at Nelson last week.
Miss Mebins, a former teacher of
Nakusp, is spending a few days in town
the guest of Mrs. Muirhead.
Mr, and Mrs. ;Wood and family,
who have been spending a few' weeks
at tbe Coast, have returned.
Hundreds of pounds of blueberries
are being shipped weekly from Nukusp
to points in the North-west.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Litt'e spent a
few days in Nelson.
Fishing is good at present, Mr. Hobbs
making a catch of sixteen beautiful
trout.
Patt Head Con. Com., J. A. Raniplin,
Head Manager of the "Canadian Order
of the Woodmen of Uie World," has
been in town for a week, organizing a
camp. On Monday evening lie Initiated
about twenty members into the order.
After tbe initiation tlie members partook of i-tfreshments. The following
officers were elected for the year: Past
Con. Com: R, II. Baird; Con. Com:
J. A. Stobo; Adv. Lieut: O. A. Maybe;
Banker*. W. Carrnthers; Clerk: W.J.
Williams; Physician: J. Elliot; Watchman : Chas. Little; Sentry: W. Ton idge;
Managers: D. T. Bulger, T. Jordan,
T. Abriel; Delegate:!). T. Bulger;
Att. Del: J. A. Stobo. The meeting
came to a close about 12.30after a very
enjoyable evening had been spent.
Fred Robinson, superintendent of the
Summit mill, who has just returned
after a trip to Winnipeg, was iu town on
business, Monday.
Last week-end and during the early
part of this week, severe galea have
been experienced in the Slocan district.
On Fiiday night the wind blew witli
such force as to cause considerable damage lo orchards.
Mr. A. St. Clair Brindle, secretary of
the School Board, has received the free
text books which are provided by the
provincial government, and also the
flag, to bo hoisted over the school.
Rev. Fr. Jeannotte will hold services
hereon Sunday next. Morning at 10.30;
Evening at 7.30.
348 trout, averaging over quarter of a
pound each, wero caught at Evans'
creek last Sunday.   Gee-whizz!
About eight men are now working on
the making of the newioadto thedepot,
under the superintendence of A. St.
Clair Brindle.
Job. Bourgeous, of Nakusp, was a visitor to the Lucerne on Monday.
There will be preaching services in
the Methodist churches at Silverton
and New Denver next Sunday at 11 a.m.
and 7.80 p.m. respectively. Mr. Gifford
will occupy his own pul pits.
Rev. Lashley W. Hall, B.A., B.D.,
and wife, of Fernie, visited Mr. Gifford
on Wednesday. Tbey were reluming
to Fernie after recruiting their health
in California.
Mrs. McAllister and her daughter left
on Thursday for a trip to Ottawa, Out.
They will be away about six months.
R. S. Wright, of Nelson, C. P. R.
auditor, is here this week auditing the
company's books.
J. B. Smith has been kept busy the
last month or two supplying the wants
of thecoinniiesariat of tlie ship carpenters at Rosebery. He has found it
necessary to charter a launch to take
tlie weekly supply of groceries to tlie
shipyard.
E. Swindlehurst, of Montreal, Insurance agencies inspector, spent a day in
town this week.
Fern Sent to Prison.
Fred. Fern, alias Arthur Tracy, who
was sent for trial to Nelson for obtaining goods under false pretences, was
brought before his bono ir Judge Wilson on Tuesday morning. R. S. Lennie
appeared for the crown. The prisoner
had no council. He pleaded not guilty.
After hearing the evidence of J. F.
Delaney and provincial constable J. T.
Black, the judge found the prisoner
guilty aud sentenced him to three
months imprisonment in tlie provincial
gaol at Nelson, with hard labor.
R. H. Coleman, Toronto seed merchant, is in town doing business.
Spokane Interstate Fair.
The matter of securing cheaper transportation rates into Spokane during Interstate Fair week seems to be assured.
This year the big fair will be held in
Spokane from October 5 to 10 inclusive,
and from the present indications the
people of the north-west will be given
an opportunity of visiting Spokane and
attending Ihe fair on a rate of one fare
for tbe round trip, a rate wliich has
never before been offered in the Inland
Empire.
The Spokane International, the new
line into Spokane, has set tlie ball rolling, by announcing to the Chamber of
Commerce of Spokane, that they will
give a rate of ono fare for the round trip
during the week of tlie Interstate Fair,
and will take the matter up with the
Can ad in Pacific Railway and try and
secure Ibis same rate from all points in
Britidh Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Manager Cosgrove of the Interstate
Fair Association is being assisted In
his rate campaign by tho Chamber of
Commerce and the 150,000 Club, and it
is probable that the pace sot by the
International will be followed by the
other roads.
If the advent of a newspaper is to bo
taken as a criterion of a town's progress,
then several towns in B.C. are moving
in the right direction. Hosmer has
now a weekly newspaper of its own���
the "Weekly Time**"���which made its
bow to the public last week. Bert
Wbimsler is the editor and  publisher.
Another town to spring into fame in
a journalistic sense is Hazleton, B. C,
where the first edition of the "Oiiiineca
Herald" was issued on July lllh, and
reached our ollice tbis week. Besides
containing all the -local news there is a
column of tbe latest foreign news from
all parts. Messrs. DeVoin and Coyle
are the publishers, and if given tlie support of the people they may be relied
upon to do their share in promoting tbe
w lfare of Hazleton and the Omincca
district.
A weekly newspaper is also shortly to
be published in Ladvsniitli, and the
first No. of the "Lndysmith Chronicle"
will make its appearance early in August, and will be run by Messrs. Carley
and Carley.
This by no means exhausts the list,
Miss E. Joule being the editor and publisher of tlie " Gateway International,"
the latest journalistic venture in East
Kootenay. The "International," wliich
dips Into both Canadian and American
politic*, and also has a sporting column,
is printed on a typewriter. We remember when New Denver had a newspaper
which was produced by members of the
gentler sex and was also printed on a
typewriter.
To Whom It May Concern.
We have been asking for some time
to have new sidewalks. The lumber,
part of wliich has been generously given
by Lewis Scaia, arrived last week, and
tbere were many of the more willing
ones got in right away and several ol
the old sidcvjialks were quickly replaced
by new ones; but there are etill many
more to be done. During the last week
a slate of inactivity has been cxisinnt
in certain quarters, and in one or two
instances the old sidewalks have been
piilled up and there they have stopped,
uo effort having been made to put new
ones in their places, leaving tlie streets
in a worse condition than before. Surely it is not too much to expect those for
whoso benefit the sidewalks are, to supply the labor, when tlie lumber is provided for them. We wish to inform
these peoplo that unless they get a
wiggle on during the next few days, the
lumber will be taken away and placed
at the dispoaal of those who are only
too willing lo get to work and bui!d
tlieir own sidewalk.
Tbe Victoria Week says:���"It will be
a matter for gratification to all loyal
Conservatives that Harry Goodeve has
received tlie nomination for Kootenay,
He is described in the official report as
"Druggist, of Rossland," as a matter of
fact, he is a gifted and eloquent man, a
life-long Conservative, a thinker, a logician, and without any exception, the
most elfective platform speaker in the
Interior. Ho may well be compared
wtth Martin Burrill, and not at ull to
his own discredit, for if aB a speaker he
has a little hss polish, he is more direct, more incisive, and more effective.
His past services to the party, fully entitle 11iin to the nomination. There
has only been one other man in the
Kootenay ot late years who could have
polled aB large a vot *, A, M. McNeil!,
K,('.,"ala ��� of Rossland, who has lately
come to reside in Vancouver. Smith-
Curtis, the Liberal candidate, is a verbal artist, but he will meet more than
his match in Harry Goodeve, and the
fact that the latter hales from the same
city as tho former will have a material
effect in securing tlie Rossland vote.
The Week has always maintained that
the right Conservutive candidate would
carry Kootenay. The best possible
choice has been made, and Harry Goodeve will win by a large majority,"
The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian
Church will give an Ice Cream and
Home-made Candy Social on Mr. A St.
Clair Brindle's lawn, on Tuesday, Aug
ust 4th, afternoon and evening. Every
body come and have a good time.
J. B. Lee, of Spokane, representative
of the Winchester Arms Company, came
in on business Thursday.
Slocan Fruit Lands
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Oheo/peet -Boot
���ELetir-liest
We have them in large and small
blocks,   in  every portion of the district,
at all prices.    Write me for particulars*
R. W. MOERAN, Manager.
&
LIMITED
NEW DIVER, B.C.
4 Fishing Trip to Evans* Lake
By GEORGE SMITH.
On Sunday morning at 4 o'clock many
alarm clocks awakened their sleepy
owners, and ten minutes later many
pairs of liob-nailed boots were heard on
our new sidewalks. At 4.30 a party of
six were gathered in E1. Angrignon's
boat house, tbo order ot the day being
a fishing trip to Evans' lake. The beau-
tics of the Slocin did not appeal to ni
at this early hour, most of ub being busy
calculating how long it would be before
we arrived at Evans' creek and breakfast. A'l good things, however, conio
to him who waits, and in a little under
two hours the fire was lit and our head
cook (whose name we won't mention,
for fear (be T. I. S. might want him to
give a series of cooking lessons) made
an omelette which all voted was one of
his best efforls. Then the real business
of tlie day started, each man packed
his sack witli fishing tackle, cooking
utensils, and some provisions. We
trusted to the lake to provide the rest.
With Ed. Angrignon in the lead we
struck the trail for Evans' creek and
for two hours overcome almost insurmountable difficulties, climbing over
boulders and leaping abysses which
would have msde an alpine guide shudder. After nothing mote serious than
a few falls and a slight loss of flesh by
some of tlie more bulky members of the
party, we arrived at the lake.
It lies in a valley surrounded by
mountain peaks and is about half a mile
long by quarter of a mile wide, witli
trees growing down to the water's edge.
It is very deep even close inshore, its
pools providing ideal hiding places for
trout. On anival each man unpacked
his fishing tackle, put on his pet fly
(anything from silver pheasant to fat
bacon seemed to suit the fish) and started fishing ri/ht away. The ouly sound
heard for three hours being the music
of the reels and an occasional cheer
when some expert hauled in three fish
at a time. At half-past one the shout
came for dinner, aud some were so enthusiastic that they did not want any,
but when the smell of fiying mountain
trout came to their nostrils, all else was
forgotten. 110 fish was the amount
caught before dinner; after dinner, be-
iii_c again counted, they only totalled 50;
00 sweet, crisp mountain trout, averaging more than Jj'lb. each, having been
cooked and eaten at one sitting by our
party of six.
After vainly endeavouring to discover
who was the principal culprit, we
again commenced fishing, most of us
choosing the mouth of the creek* which
supplies tlie lake. The sport wns fast
and furious, mingled with peals of
laughter when one amateur on landing
his fish, usually yanked them inlo tho
branches of tlie trees behind, and only
recovered them after much exertion and
breaking of hooks. At 5 o'clock the call
went for home and we proceeded to
count our fish, which for the whole day
numbered 348.
Amid many expressions of regret at
having to depart, we started on our return joueney to the Slocan which was
reached in just one hour. Immediately
cooking started again and mountain
trout were voted more delicious every
time we tasted them. After supper we
boarded the launch and had a.delightful
tiip dawn the Slocan, and booh after
dark six tired but delighted sportsman1
arrived in New Denver.
Our first thought was to bring the
fish to the hotel, where we were received
with disbelief; but the evidence of their
own oyes soon convinced Ihe crowd and
tlie fishermen were at last permitted to
quench tlieir thirst with some of Jakey's
famous di ink.
Our party were EJ. Angiignon, A.
Owens, W. Cue, T. Campbell, XV. Corey
and Geo. Smith.
The following has the advantage of
being true and was overheard recently
by us:���
Little boy (who has been vainly endeavouring to turn a somersault):
"Mamma, can God do everything ?"
Mamma: "Yes dear, everything."
Little boy: "You're sure there's nothing he can't do ?"
Mamma: Yes, snre."
Little boy (after a moment's pause):
"Gee! It must bo a snap for hiin lo
turn a somersault."  .	 THI,   SLOCAN   MINING   REVIEW,   NEW   DENVER,   B. C.
Bhe
REFUGEES
By A. CONAN DOYLE.
Author of   "The  Return of   Sherlock
**olmc*s"
OopiyrleUt, 1893, by Harper ���**���* Brothers
(Continued*!
CHAPTER IX.
!T may have been that Mile. Nation,
the faithful confidante of Mme.
de Maintenon, had learned some-
thing of this interview, or it may
be that Pere lu Chaise,wltb the shrewdness for which his order is famous, had
come to the conclusion thnt publicity
was the best means of holding the king
to his present intention, but, whatever
the source, it wus knowu ull over the
court next day that the old favorite
was again lu disgrace und tbat there
was talk of u marriage between the
king and the governess of his chil-
ilrcu. By midday there was none In
the court who had not heard the tidings save only Mine, de Montespan,
who, alarmed at her lover's absence,
hnd reinulned In haughty seclusion In
her room und knew nothing of what
had passed.
Louis iff his Imiiitc sclflshucss had
beeu so accustomed to regard every
event entirely from tbe side of how it
would affect himself that it had never
struck him tbut his long suffering family, who had always yielded to him
the absolute obedience which he claimed as his right, would venture to offer
any opposition to his new resolution.
He was surprised, therefore, when his
brother demanded a private interview
that afternoon and entered his presence without the complaisant smile aud
humble air with which he was wont to
appear before him.
"Why, monsieur, you seem less gay
than usual today," said the king, with
a smile. "Your dress Indeed Is bright,
but your brow ls clouded. I trust that
nil is well with madame and with the
Due de Chartres."
"Yes, sire, they are well, but they
are sad, like myself, aud from the same
cause."
"Indeed!   And why?"
"Hove I ever failed In my duty as
your younger brother, sire?"
"Never, Philippe, never!" said the
king, laying his bund affectionately upon the other's shoulder. "You have
set an excellent example to my subjects."
"Then why set a slight upon me?"
"Philippe!"
"Yes, sire, I say it is a slight. We
nre of royal blood, and our wives are
of royal blood also. You married the
Trlncess of Spain; I married the Princess of Bavaria. It was a condescension, but still I did it. My first wife
was the rrlncess of Englaud. How
can we admit into a house which has
formed such nlliauces as these a
woman who is the widow of a hunchback singer, a mere lampooner, a man
whose name is a byword through Europe?"
The king had stared lu amazement
nt his brother, but his anger now overcame his astonishment.
"Upon my word!" he cried; "upon my
word! I have said just now that you
have been an excellent brother, but I
fear that I spoke a little prematurely.
And so you take upon yourself fo object to the lady whom I select as my
wife!"
"I do, sire."
"And by what right?"
"By the right of the family honor,
r.ire, which Is as much mine as yours.
I look upon it as a slight upon me and
a slight upon my wife."
"Your wife! I have every respect
for Charlotte Elizabeth of Bavaria, but
how Is she superior to ono whoss
grandfather wns the dear friend and
comrade in arms of Henry the Great?
Enough! I will not condescend to
nrgue such a matter with you! Begone, and do not return to my presence
until you have learned not to interfere
in my affairs."
"For all thnt, my wife shall not know
her!' snarled monsieur.
The king was to have no quiet that
day. If Mme. de Malntenon's friends
had rallied to her yesterday her enemies were active today. Monsieur had
hardly disappeared before there rushed
Into the room a youth who bore upon
his rich attire every sign of having
'Just arrived from a dusty journey. He
,*was  pale   faced aud  auburn  haired.
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with features which would hnve boet
strikingly like the king's if it were noi
thut his nose hnd been disfigured In
his youth. Tho king's fnce bud lighted
up ut the sight of bim, but It dnrkened
again as he hurried forward and threw
himself down nt his feet.
"Oh, sire," bo cried, "spare us this
grief- spare us tbis humiliation! I Implore you to pause before you do what
will bring dishonor upon yourself and
upon us!"
The king started buck from him.
"This ls intolerable!" he cried. "It
wns bnd from my brother, but worse
from my son. You ure In u conspiracy
with him, Louis. Monsieur bus told
you to act this part."
The dauphin rose to his feet nnd
looked steadfastly ut his nugry fattier.
���I tsttye iaoi. seen n,jr luiuse,** uc -**_,.
"I was at Meudon when I heard this
news ���this dreadful news ���and 1
sprang upon my horse, sire, and gal- i
loped over to implore you to think
again before you drag our royal house
bo low."
"You talk like a fool!" cried his father. "I propose to marry a virtuous
and charming lndy of one of the oldest
uoble families of France, nnd you talk
as if I were doing something degrading und unheard of."
"She Is the daughter of a man whose
vices were well knowu, her brother is
of tlie worst repute, she has led the life '
of an adventuress, Is tbe widow of a
deformed scribbler, and sbe occupies
a menial position iu the palace."
The king had stamped with his foot
upon the carpet more thnn once during
this frank address, but his anger blazed
Into a fury ut its conclusion.
"Do you dare," he cried, with flashing eyes, "to cull the charge of my
children a menial position? I say thut
there is uo higher in the kingdom. Go
back to Meudon, sir, this instant aud
never dare to open your mouth again
ou tbe subject."
The young man bowed low and walked with dignity from the chamber.
The king's first hot auger had died
away by uow and had left behind It a
cold, bitter spirit whicli was eveu more
formidable to his niitngouistB.
But ho had little breathing space.
His assnlliints knew thnt with persistence they hud bent his will before, aud
they trusted thnt they might do so
again. It was Louvois, the minister,
Bow who entered the room, with his
iMiijostic port, his lofty bearing, his
luge wig and his aristocratic face,
which, however, showed some signs of
trepidation as it met tho baleful eye of
the king.v
"Well, Louvois, what now?" he asked Impatiently. "Has some uew state
matter arisen?"
"There is but one new state matter
which has arisen, sire, but it is of such
importance as to banish all others
from our mind���your marriage, sire."
"You disapprove of it?"
"Oh, sire, can I help It?"
"Out of my room, sir! Am I to be
tormented to death by your Importunities? What! You dare to linger when
I order you to go!" The king advanced
angrily upon the minister, but Louvois
suddenly flushed out his rapier. Louis
sprung back, with alarm and amazement upou his face, but it was the hilt
nnd not the point which was presented
to him.
"Pass it through my heart, sire!" the
minister cried, fulling upon his knees,
his whole greut frame in a quiver with
emotion. "I will not live to see your
glory fade!"
"Great heaven!" shrieked Louis,
throwing the sword down upon tho
grouud. "I believe that this is a conspiracy to drive me mad. Was ever a
limn so tormented In this life? This
will he a private marriage, man, and
it will not affect the state iu the least
degree."
Louvois gathered himself up and
shot his rapier back Into its sheath.
"Your  majesty  Is  determined?"  he
risked.
"Absolutely."
"Then I suy no more. I havo done
my duty." He bowed his head as oue
lu deep dejection wheu he departed,
but in truth his henrt wns lightened
within him, for be had the king's assurance that the woman whom he
bated would, even though his wife, not
sit ou the throne of tho queens of
France.
These repeated attacks, If they had
not shaken the king's resolution, had
at least Irritated and exasperated him
to the utmost. He wore accordingly
to very cordial face when the usher
In attendance admitted the venerable
ligure of Fattier la Chaise, his confessor.
"I wish you all happiness, sire," said
.ho Jesuit, ���"and I congratulate you
from my heart that you have tnken the
greut step ���which must lead to content
both in this world nnd tlie next."
"I hnve had neither happiness nor
contentment yet, father," answered the
king peevishly. "I huve never been so
pestered ln my life. Tbe whole court
has beeu ou its knees to me to change
my intention."
The Jesuit looked at him anxiously
out of his keen gray eyes.
"Fortunately your majesty Is a mnn
of strong will," suld he, "nnd not to be
���io eusily swayed ns they think."
"No, no, I did not give nn inch. But
still it must be confessed that It is
very unpleasant to have so many
against one."
"Then there Is the more credit to
your majesty for having resisted them.
You have done nobly, sire. You hnve
earned the praise and blessing of holy
church."
"I trust that whut I have done is
right, fatber," said the king gravely.
"I should be glud to see you ngain
Inter In the evening, but at present I
desire a little leisure for solitary
thought."
Father ln Chaise loft the cabinet with
a deep distrust of the king's Intentions.
It was obvious that the powerful appeals whicli hnd been made to him had
shaken If they hud fulled to niter his
resolution. Whut would be the result
If more were mnde? And more would
be made. That wns ns certain as that
darkness follows light. Some master
card must be played now which would
bring the matter to n crisis nt once.
The bishop of Meaux was waiting lu
the anteroom, aud Father la Chaise lu
a few brief words let hlm see the danger of the situation nnd the menus by
which they should meet It. Together
they sought Mme. de Maintenon In her
room. As the two plotters looked upon
her perfect complexion, her regular features, so calm and yet so full of refinement, and the exquisite grace of her
figure and bearing they could not but
feel that if they failed in their ends it
was not for want of having a perfect
tool.
She had risen at their entrance, and
her expression showed that sbe had
read upon their faces something of the
anxiety which filled their minds.
"You have evil news!" she cried.
"No, no, my daughter." It was the
bishop who spoke. "But we must be
on our guard against our enemies, who
would turn the kiug away from you If
they could."
Her face shone at the mention of her
lover. "Ah, you do not know!" sho
cried. "He has made a vow. I would
trust him as I would trust myself."
But tho Jesuit's Intellect was arrayed
against the Intuition of the woman.
"Our opponents are many and strong,"
said he. shaking -hl�� im����.<i.    vwe must
onng tne matter to an ena.-*
"And how, father?"
"The marriage must be at once, this
very night If possible."
"Oh, father, you ask too much. The
king would never consent to sucb a
proposal." '
"It is be tbat will propose it."
"And wby?"
"Because we shall force him to. It
ls only thus that all opposition can be
stopped. Wheu it Is done the court
will accept it. Until It is done they
will resist it."
"What would you have me do, then,
father?"
"Resign the king."
"Resign him!"   She turned as pale
as a lily.
"It is the best course, madame."
"Ah,  father, I might have done  It
last month, last week, even yesterday
morning."
"Fear not, madame. We advise you
for the best. Go to the king now, at
once. Say to him that you have heard
that he has been subjected to much
annoyance upon your account, that you
cannot bear to think that you should
be a cause of dissension ln his owu
family and that therefore you will release bim from bis promise and will.)
withdraw yourself from the court forever."
She cast a light mantle about ber
shoulders.
"I follow your advice," she said. "I
believe that you are wiser than I. But,
oh, if he should take me at my word!"
"He will not take you at your word."
The king had remained alone ln his
cnblnet, wrapped ln somewhat gloomy
thoughts. Suddenly there came a gentle tup at the door, and there was tho
woman who was In his thoughts standing In the twilight before hlm. He
sprang to his feet aud held out bis
hands with n smile.
"Franeolse! You here? Then I have
at last a welcome visitor, and it is the
���first one today."
"Sire,   I  fear  that  you have  been
troubled."
"I have indeed, Franeolse."
"But I have a remedy for It."
"And what ls that?"
"I shall leave the court, sire, and you
shall think uo more of what has passed
between us.   I have brought discord
where I nieaut to bring peace.   Let me
retire to St. Cyr or to the Abbey of
Foutovrault? nnd you will no longer be
called upon to make such sacrifices for
my sake."
The king turned deathly pale and
clutched at her shawl with a trembling
hand, as though he feared thut sho
was about to put her resolution Into
effect that very Instant.
"No, no, Franeolse; you must not
leave me! You must stay with me and
be my wife." He could hardly speak
for agitation, and he still grasped at
her dress to detain her.
"Some time must elapse before our
wedding, sire. Yet during all that Interval you will be exposed to these annoyances. How can I be happy when
I feel that I have brought upon yon so
long a period of discomfort? A duy
would be too long, sire, for you to be
unhappy through my fault. It is a
misery to me to think of It.. Believe
me, it would be better that I should
leave you."
"Never! Yon shall not! Why should
we even wait a day, Francois's? 1 am
ready. You are ready. Why should we
not be married now?"
"At ouce? Oh, sire!"
"We shall. It Is my wish. It is my
order. Thut is my answer to those
Who would drive me. Let it be done
secretly, Franeolse. I will send iu n
trusty messenger this very night for
the archbishop of Paris, and I swear
that if all France staud in the way
he shall make us mau nud wife before
be departs."
"Is it your will, sire?"
"It is, and, ah, I cau see by your
eyes that It is yours also! We shall not
lose a moment, Franeolse. What a
blessed thought of mine, which will
sileuee their tongues forever! When it
is ready they may kuow, but uot before."
The king was all ou lire with the excitement of this new resolution.    Ho
had lost bis air of doubt uud discontent, and he pneed swiftly about the
room with a smiling fnce und shining
eyes; theu he touched a small gold bell,
whicli summoned Bontems, his private
body servant.
"Whut o'clock is It, Bontems?"
"It is nearly 0, sire."
"Hum!"    The  king  considered  for
some moments.
"Do you kuow where Captain de
Catinat is, Bontems?"
"He was iu the grounds, sire, but 1
henrd that ho would ride back to Paris
tonight."
"Does he ride alone?"
"He bus one friend with bim."
"Who is this friend���an officer of the
guards?"
"No, sire; it is a stranger from over
the sens���from America, as I understand���who* has stayed with him of
late."
"A stranger! So much the better.
Go, Boutems, and bring tbem both to
me."
"I trust that they have not started,
sire.   I will see."   He hurried off and
wns back iu teu minutes ln the cabinet
once more.
"Well?"
"I have been fortunate, sire. Their
horses had been led out and their feet
were in the stirrups wben I reached
them."
"Where are they, then?"
"They await your majesty's orders
ln the anteroom."
"Show them In, Bontems, and give
admission  to  none,  not even to the
minister, until thev haye left me."
(To  be  Continued.;
Sultana Caramels.
Sultana Caramels.���Put Into a saucepan one pound of granulated sugar.
Moisten this witb a gill and a half ef
milk. Wben It bolls, add an ounce of
butter. Cook, stirring constantly to
prevent burning, for nbout fifteen minutes. A little of the mixture should
then be tested by pouring out a tiny
portion into a cup of cold water. If,
when cool, this ls found to be firm to
the touch, It may be removed from tbe
fire, but It will probably take about
thirty minutes, the time depending
upon the speed with which the mix-
tare ls allowed to boll. Have ready
half a teacupful of the best quality
sultana raisins which have been carefully picked over and slightly chopped
and the same quantity of chopped walnuts. Add these wben tbe mixture is
sufficiently cooked.
Weakness
in the Spring
Is overcome when the blood is made
rich and red by Dr. A. W. Chase's
Nerve Food.
Weakness is tlie word which best
describes the condition of most people in the Spring.
It may be bodily weakness, tired,
druggy feeling und lack of energy
aiid vigor.
Or it may be weakness of tne henrt,
the nerves, the stomach, liver, kidneys, bowels or other vital organs.
Wherever the trouble may be located, tlie cause is the same���failure
of the blood to supply proper nourishment for the maintenance and restoration of the cells nnd tissues of
the body nnd its organs.
Stimulants only give temporary relief. Wbat is absolutely necessaryis
rich, red blood such as is formed by
tlie use of Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve
Food, to nourish the organs back to
health nnd vigor so that tliey enn derive nourishment from the food.
Becnuse of its blood-building qualities Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Food
is marvellously successful us a Spring
restorative. 50c. a box, at nil dealers or Edmonson, Bules & Co., Toronto, Out. Portrait and signature cf
A. W. Chase, M.D., on every box of
the genuine.
The  Last Resort.
Sergeant Murphy had n squad . of
recruits on tlie rifle range. He tried
tliem out on the 500-yard range, but
none of tbem could hit the target.
Then he tried them on the 300, 200,
and 100-yard ranges in turn, but with
no better success. When they hnd nil
missed on tlie shortest range, be
scratched his head and regarded
them perplexedly. Suddenly lie
straightened  up.
"Squad, uttintion!" he commanded.
"Fix bayonets !    Chnr-r-ge !"
To hnve tlie children sound and
healthy is the first care of a mother.
They cannot be healthy if troubled
witli worms. Use Mother Grave's
Worm Exterminator.
"Yas'm," said Uncle Mose, "I'se
seventy-nine years ol*, an' ef I lives
an' nothin' happens, I'll lie a octoroon my nex'  buffday."
Miss Mnry smiled. "You don't
menn octoroon, Uncle Mose," she
corrected.   "You mean octogenarian."
"Yas'm, dat's it, dnt's it. Onto
geranium, 'course. My ol' tongue jes
mnko me plum 'shamed sometime,
de wuy hit git twisted."
ILLS OF BABYHOOD
AND OF CHILDHOOD.
Tlie ills of bnbyliood and childhood
are mnny nnd mny prove serious if
not promptly cured. In homes where
Bnby's Own Tablets nre kept there
is a prompt cure ut hand for sucli
troubles ns indigestion, sour stomach, colic, constipation, diarrhoea,
worms, teething troubles and other
minor nilments nnd tlie Tnblets cun
be administered ns safely to u new
born bnby ns to the well grown child.
Mrs. Octnve Pauliu, Oaraquet, N.U.,
snys:���"I have used Bnby's Own Tnblets for both iny little boy and girl
for tlie various ailments of childhood
nnd hnve found tliem nlwnys a splendid medicine. "No mother Bhould be
without the Tnblets in tbo home."
Sold by medicine dealers or by mail
nt 25 cents a box from Tlie Dr. Wil-
liums'  Medicine  Co.,  Brockville, Ont.
Mr. Woody���Music is a most fas-
oinating study. Do you know, I'd
like to sing awfully.
Miss Blunt (who hns henrd bim)���
Oh,  you do.���Boston  Transcript.
Hollownv's Corn Cure takes the
corn out by tlie roots. Try it and
prove it.
"Whnt will happen when women got
tlie  ballotP"
"Thnt's  easily  answered."
"Well?"
"They won't want it."���Louisville
Courier-Journal.
Minard's   Liniment,   used   by   Physicians.
MISS  ETHEL  ROOSEVELT.
The Coming Debutante of the White
House.
The coming debutante of the White
House Is ln every seuse a true daughter of ber father, says the Delineator.
It ls not often that tbe White House
bas the good fortune to harbor two
charming debutantes In a single presidency. Alice Roosevelt ls "wooed and
married and a.'" But here comes her
Bister Ethel to make ber flrst formal
bow next year. Ethel Roosevelt Is ex*
tremely popular with her friends of her
own age us well ns with older people.
The former like her for her good
temper nnd high spirits, the latter for
her womanly ways and ber extreme
devotion to her mother. Mrs. Roosevelt and ber daughter are thorough
"chums."
Of course she loves horses. Her father's daughter could not help It.
Theodore, nt borne from Harvard for
bis vacation, remarked lu a superior
manuer after listening to in long account of the virtues of Montauk, her
own horse, "1 hnte n horsy woman,
Ethel." "Well." retorted tbe girl, unabashed, "I'd rather be talking nbout
an almost human borse than ubout u
lot of college fellows."
She ls an "all round girl." In the
last year or two she has shot up amazingly, and the shy. awkward little girl
who weniVlo the White House will
leave It a stately young woman, with a
frank charm of manner that ls sure to
carry her to brilliant social success.
DODDS '^
vy KIDNEY;
fk-PlLLS*.*
A  HEROIC   KNITTER.
No Yarns of Danger Could Deter This
Placid Old Lady.
Coming up from Wusblngton to New
Vork one duy. u woman wus seen to
uuke herself comfortable In one of the
'ilg chairs In the parlor car. and when
tbe trutu was well under way she proceeded to tuke out some pretty silk
knitting work, which would seem un
ideal occupation for a journey of a
few hours, us it Involves no eye strain
und gives one a joyous sense of time
well spent. But she had accomplished
only a few rows when the porter
walked through the cur. He looked at
the woman kuittiiig, pnused, hesitated
n moment us If he wanted to say something, then changed his mind and went
in.
But In a few minutes he returned
with the conductor, who walked directly to the chair of the busy one and
without the least hesitation said:
"Beg pardon, mudum, but that, you
know, is against the rules."
"1 don't understand. What ls It
thnt's against the rules?"
"Knitting," replied the conductor
briefly.
She laughed, then looked apprehensive and uncertain ns to the next move
of this seemingly harmless luuntlc who
presumed to tell her thnt knitting wns
against the rules. But she decided to
humor him.
"But why knitting?" sbe asked.   "I
nm allowed to rend, I believe, and to
play solitaire.  Why this restriction on
knitting?"
The conductor Bpoke again.
"Perhaps 1 should not have said tt
was against tbe rules," he said.  "That
was putting It too strongly.   But we
never allow a passenger to knit without n warning.  Hove yon ever thought
how dangerous those steel kuittiug needles would be ln case of an accident?"
The  woman   meditated.   This   mnn
was possibly not ns mad as he seemed.
"Isn't   It   rather   farfetched?"   she
asked.   "Accidents���serious ones���don't
happen very ofteu, and If one should a
little matter of a knitting needle or so
'wouldn't   make   much   difference,   I
should think."
The entire car was listening now,
and the conductor told of a wrecked
train from which theTSody of a woman
bad been taken. There was no nppar
ent cause for her death. She hnd been
taken out of a mass of wreckage
whlcb had formed n sort of roof over
ber, leaving her little or no space In
which to move, but quite safe from
everything but the possibility of fire,
which bad, however, been averted.
The surgeons hud been at a loss to account for her death till one of them
discovered that she had been stabbed
through the henrt by a sharp steel knitting needle out of the work which was
still ln her bands.
"There was another case, too," continued the conductor. "In one of my
trains several years ago there was a
passenger who Insisted on knitting
nfter I hnd warned her, and I went
away. An hour or so afterward the
car gave a sudden lurch. That woman
happened to be stooping over her work
to pick up a stitch or something, she
said later, and In some way or other
ono of her knitting needles pierced her
eye. She never recovered tho sight of
It."
The passengers all wondered what
the woman with tbe knitting needle
would do. They thought she would
stop. But she didn't. She only sighed.
"Well, I've got to finish this for
John's birthday���Monday���so I guess
I'll take the risk," and placidly took up
ber knitting.
And   the  conductor   walked   away,
looking volumes that might have been
condensed Into one sentence, "Wouldn't
that jar you?" and disappeared.
And nothing  whatever  happened.
SELLING  CLOTHING.
Old Time Ways and Those, of the Priss*
ent Day���Traveling   Model.
Time was when th. traveling sales,
aian for a wholesale manufacturer o(
men's clothing carried with him on the
road  as  many  as  fifteen  or  twenty ;
trunks  containing  made  up samples.
In those days be took along wlib bim
an expert packer from the factory to
unpack  the trunks when  they  hit a |
town and to pack tbem In readiness
for the next jump.
Tbe present day traveler for a wholesale manufacturer of men's high grade
clothing carries with him just two sample trunks, one a wardrobe trunk and
the other what ls called a swatch
trunk. In the wardrobe trunk he car-
ties suspended on suitable hangers fifteen or twenty made up suits. Carried
thus, these sample garments keep ln
good condition nnd show for whnt
they ure nnd to the best advantage.
In the swatch trunk tlie salesman
carries samples of ail the other fabrics
that his concern ls making up. Swntch
Is a trade nnme for n sample cloth 9
by 12 luches. Of swatches the snles-
mun may carry hundreds, and he carries besides some scores of ends of
Cloth, an end being a long piece cut off
(he entire width of the cloth.
Of swatches and ends the salesman
has a trunkful, nml with fifteen or
twenty mnde up suits to show styles
and workmanship aud those samples
to show fabrics he can show goods to
better advantage thnn from a bewildering assortment of hundreds of made
up suits.
Of course the man on the road with
clothing does not In these circumstances require a packer, but the pres
ent day traveler for n concern making
only high grade clothing does take
with hlm a model on whom to exhibit
clothes for the better display of the
made up sample garments he earrie��
nnd to show just how they will look
when woru.
What ls considered tho standard
model In the clothing trade Is a maa
five feet eight inches in height, thlrty-
slx Inches chest measure and thirty-
two luches wu'.st. He must of course
bo well built and otherwise of correc!
proportions. If a model five feet ntue
Inches in height were required be
would need to be thirty-seven inches
chest measure and thirty-three waist.
Tbo model must be young or comparatively young. He does not need
to be handsome, but bo must be of
good bearing, of Intelligence and of
good sense.
If the salesman Is nn able man and
the model himself is a man with ability In him, then by observation nnd experience the model ubsorbs nnd develops tbe art of snlesmnnshlp, and he
may become a salesman himself and
come to bnve a model to try on clothing for him.���Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The Universal Question.
"The message!" cried tho scientist.
"From ancient Mars, I'm sure."
And ho waB not long In doubt
As to what they asked about,
For thla Is what lie soon made out:
"Say, Earthy, what's the score?"
-St. 1-ouis Republic.
A Prophetic Dream..
Tbe following prophetic dtenm was
related by the president of a theological seminary: It had been tbe custom
of one of the professors to invite all
the students, with members of the faculty, to dinner at a hotel on the annual
Thanksgiving day. On the morning of
that day the wife of this professor
suddenly fell dead ln her dressing
room at 8 o'clock. Thnt morning at 7
o'clock one of the students woke up
from a bad dream. He had dreamed
thut he sat down with the usual company at the Thanksgiving dinner nnd
that immediately one of his fellow students rose ln his place, saying that it
was his painful duty to announce to
the company that the wife of their
host had suddenly died at 8 o'clock
that morning. This dream, however,
he hud Instantly banished from his
mind as an uncanny probability and
had thought no more about It. But on
going to the dinner nnd taking his seat
with tbe company he was unspeukably
amazed to see the student seen in the
dream rise and to hear him make the
announcement made in the dream.
W.    N.   U.   No.
Making Steel Pens.
Briefly described, steel pens are made
as follows: First tho steel ls rolled Into
big sheets and then cut Into strips
about three Inches hi width. Tbe strips
ure heated to a bright red aud are then
allowed to cool gradually, whicli tempers them. They are next rolled to tho
necessary thinness and are cut Into
blank flat pens, nnd the pens while
flat are usually stamped wltb the brand
or the name of tbe manufacturer. To
shape the pens ls the next process.
The rounding makes tli,eui hold the Ink
and distribute It more evenly than
could be done If they were flat. To
harden them they nre heuted to a cherry red nnd theu suddenly cooled. This
not only hardens them, but makes them
clastic. The polishing, pointing and
finishing come next, and then they nre
rendy for use. Tbe little boles In the
pens at the end of the sllfiS serve to
mnke tbem more clastic and to facilitate the flo- Q** the Ink.
The Future.
"You should learu to live with an ey
to the future."
"The future ls what has been stralr
ing my eyes for years," answered tlu
worried looking mnn. "I have stock iu
seven or eight undeveloped gold
mines."���Washington Star. _
The Feminine Way.
"Tour wife tells me that she never
buys anything without flrst consulting
you."
{ "Yes, that's right Then she goes
. sbead and buys what she wants, just
j the same as If I hnd agreed with her."
��� ���Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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you are thinking of covering and we
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A Sacrifice to Science.
A jolly young chemistry tough,
While mixing u compound of stuff,
Dropped a mutch in a villi,
And nfter a while
Tbey  found  bis  front teetli  nnd  one
cuff. ���Success  Magazine.
For Results.
Knlcker���You will reap what yon
sow.
Bocker���Then I'd better plant my
seed catalogue Itself.���New York Sun.
Only Two Classes.
We know two sorts ot debtors.   Goodness
knows
That neither sort's much good���
The sort that would pay If they could and
those
Who could pay if they would.
���Philadelphia Press.
Woman's Latest Weapon.
Howell���Vou say that sbe looked daggers at you?
Powell���Duggers or hatpins. ��� New
York Sun.
A Simple and Cheap Medicine.���
A simple, cheap nnd effective nuili-
cine is something to be desired. There
is no medicine so effective n regulator
of tlie disgestivc system ns Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills. They are simple,
they are cheap, they can be got anywhere, and their beneficial action will
prove their recommendation. Tliey
are the medicine of tlie poor man nnd
those who wish to escape doctors'
bills will do well in giving tliem a
trial.
George���If you refuse me I shall
go out and hung myself to the lamp
post in front of your house.
Jemima���Now, George, you know
father said lie wouldn't have you
hanging mound  here.
WHAT CAUSE-i HEADACHE
from October to May, Colds are the
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"That author keeps his identity
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"Yes; until I read liis books I
thought it was due to modesty."
"Isn't it?"   *-
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Review. __
Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.
U. S. Senator Follette at a recent
dinner in Washington said of tlie millionaires who complain ubout the
hnrni that tbey and their affairs have
suffered from governmental attacks:
"These winners, with    only    then-
selves to blame remind me of a bad
little Primrose boy.
"He run howling to his mothers
"'Oil, ma, Johnny bus hurt me!'
" 'And   how  did   bad  Johnny   hurt
mother's little darling?'
" 'Why, 1 was a-goin' to punch him
in the fnce nnd he ducked his head,
and I hit my knuckles iigninst the
wnll.' "���Washington   Star.
Statistics show that 796 persons,
most of whom were in very poor circumstances, committed suicide last
year in St. Petersburg. The number
in 1904 was only 169.
Jones���T don't like the way they're
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Brown���Why not?
Jones���Why not! Why, Bill Smith,
the court crier, tells me that someone
stole the court Bible inore'n a month
ago, an' since then lie's been a-swear-
in' tlie witnesses on the City Directory.
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When the body becomes weuk und
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headaches, dizziness und palpitation
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night, nnd would often toss und moan
the whole night. Finally she had
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ns she wns continually taking doctors' medicine without benefit, I grew
discouraged, und 'cured we would lose
her. Friends urged us to give her
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had taken three boxes there wus un
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from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
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"If you didn't take so much interest
in horses you would be better off,"
snapped Mrs. Growler. "You have
hnd horses on your brain all your
life."
"I guess thut is how I happened to
marry n nug," retorted Mr. Growler,
his fnce ambuscaded behind tlie sporting paper.
Murk Twain used to be fond of telling tbis story:���At the dinner tnble
one duy there wns a party of guests
for whom Mark wns doing his best in
the wny of entertainment. A lndy
turned lo the daughter of the humorist, then n little girl, nnd said:
"Your father is u very funny man."
"Yes." responded the child, "when
we   have  company.'
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"Whnt business is Miss Gnddie in?"
"0, she's in everybody's business."
"Wliolesnle,   eh?"
"Yes, except when it comes to n
bit of scandal; she retails that."���
Catholic  Standard  and Times.
Deeply Affecting.
"And when," suid Mrs. Nuvoreesh,
"those French peasants came by singing tlie Mayonnaise, it was too deeply touching for words."���Success Magazine.
"Let me illustrate the difference
between capital und lubor," suid tlie
rich uncle to the impecunious nephew.    "Suppose  I give you t.500���'
"Tliut's capital," replied the nephew, extending his hand for the
money.���Philadelphia Inquirer.
A traveller waited at a cenaln English provincial town in vain for tlie
long-overdue train on the brunch line.
Again he approached tlie solitary
sleepy-looking porter and inquired for
tlie twentieth time, "isn't Unit train
coming soon?"
At that moment a. dog came trotting up tlie line, and a glud smile illuminated the official's face.
"Ah, yes, sir," replied tlie porter.
"It'll be getting nenr now. Here
comes the engine-driver's dog."���Argonaut,
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SOWING  FLAXSEED.
The  Quantity  of Seed  Required���The
Best Time to  Sow.
Prof. Saunders, of the Dominion
Experimental Farm, in a pamphlet
on flax growing, published in 1896,
said:���"When flax is grown for its
seed only it is usual to sow from two
to three pecks per acre, and when thus
thinly sown the plants are much
branched, nnd ure said to average a
larger yield of seed. This, however,
seems to require further investigation, and tlie character of tlie season
muy influence the results very much.
From tests mnde on the Experimental
Farm ut Brandon, Man., in 1894, it
would appear that heavier seeding
may be desirable, even when flux is
grown for the seed only. These experiments were made on plots of one-
tenth of an acre eacli on lnnd which
hud been summer fallowed, with the
following results:���
"Sown 16th Muy, 40 lbs. seed per
acre, ripe Kith August, yield per acre,
19 bush., 26 lbs.
"Sown 16th May, 90 lbs. seed per
acre, ripe 16th August, yield per acre,
20 bush., 50 lbs.
"In these experiments tlie flax was
sown witli the grain drill, cut with n
binder and threshed with the separator, cure being tuken to feed slowly.
"Experiments were also conducted
at Brandon in 1894 in sowing nt different dates with tlie following results :���
"Sown llth Mny, 90 lbs. seed per
acre, ripe ISth August, yield per acre,
18  bush.,   12  lbs.
"Sown 19th Mny, 90 lbs. seed per
acre, ripe 10th August, yield per acre,
20 bush., 50 lbs.
"Sown 22nd Mny, 90 lbs. seed per
acre, ripe 22nd August, yield per acre,
21 bush.,   14  lbs.
"These experiments will need to be
repeated for several yours before any
general conclusions can be drawn from
them. At the Experimental Farm ut
Indian Hend in 1890 the heaviest
crop of flux seed wus produced when
sown on the 17tlf*Muy, while in 1891
good results were hnd fiom seed
sown on the 3rd of June.
"From the experience thus far
gained, it would appear that tlie
best time for sowing flax throughout
the Canadian North-West would be
from the 15th to the 25th of Mny.
The flux plant is tender in the spring
nnd easily injured by frost. It is less
liable to injury from this cause ill
tlie autumn; but if exposed to much
frost before tlie seed is ripe, tlie seeds
become dark nnd discolored, and are
then very much reduced in vulue."
Some experienced llnx-growers hold
that it is safe to sow flaxseed as late
as June 15th, and that good results
have been obtained sowing even Inter,
but tlie general opinion seems to be
that the best time for sowing is tlie
lust two weeks of Muy und the early
dnys of June.
Prof. Saunders strongly recommends
flaxseed ns a good crop to be sown
either on first breaking of the prairie
sod or on back-setting. He says:���
"To make this clenr to those who are
unacquainted with tlie methods of
prairie fanning, it muy be said that
tlie first breaking on prairie sod is
made by turning over a wide and
shallow furrow nbout two inches
thick. When this is done in the
spring, tlie lnnd is ready for backsetting in the autumn; by whicli is
mount a second ploughing running
across the breaking to a depth of
nbout four inches. This cuts tlie decayed sod, turns is over and covers
it with ubout two inches of fresh
soil from below."
Away With Depression and Melancholy.���These two evils nre the nc-
conipnnimeiit of a disordered stomach
nnd torpid liver and mean wretchedness to nil whom they visit. Tlie surest nnd speediest wny to combut them
is with Parmelee's Vegetable Pills,
which will restore the healthful notion of tlie stomach nnd bring relief.
Tliey hnve proved their usefulness in
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wise enougli to use tliem.
Impartial  and  Undiscoverable.
Komi; bus many Knglish visitors just
now. One English lady, interested in
tbe little boys who deliver the wares
of the pastry cooks, sold to a little fellow who hud brought ber some cakes,
"Ab, 1 suppose you get the benefit of
oue of these cakes yourself sometimes?"
"What docs madam mean?" asked
the boy.
"You eat a cake now and then?"
"Eat them? Oh, no, madam; that
���/ould oot do. I only lick 'em as 1
ome along."���Tatler.
TOOK HIS OWN  POISON.
The Tragedy That Was Enacted In a
'   Lonely Fr-nch Inn.
A story that reads like a chapter
from a sensational novel comes from
tbe Fangais, In Lozere, southern
France. In this oot of the way Bpot
dwells an innkeeper named Avignon,
with his sister and little nephew, a boy
of eight.
On a recent evening an old man wbo
seemed to be sick made his appearance at the Inn nnd asked for accommodation. Avignon Invited him ln and
left the stranger alone with bis little
nephew while be went on with hit-
work.
Wheu he re-entered the room tbe
boy, childlike, observed thut tbere
would be no need to suit the potatoes,
as tbe old mnn bnd put salt into the
saucepan In which they were boiling
during Avignon's absence.
If Avignon had any suspicions be
concealed them, but wben they snt
down to supper and tbe old mun refused to tnke nny of the potutoes the
Innkeeper acted in a wny thnt must
hnve astonished the guest. Avignon
took down his gun und, covering tbe
stranger with It, commanded bim to
partake of the vegetables, and despite
the protests nnd excuses of the old
man he was obliged to eat No sooner
hud be doue so thaa he fell to the
ground In great ngony aud soou after
Ward expired.
Avignon searched hlm and fount] Id
his pocket, besides a revolver and a
kniTe, n whistle. The latter suggested
nu Ideu to the Innkeeper. With tho
gun still rendy for imergencies, hs
blew tho whistle, and on two men
running toward the Inn ho fired. Neither appeurcd to bo hit, but tbe unexpected nature of their reception caused
tbem to turn tall, heedless of the fate
of their accomplice.
The plot, thus frustrated by the observation of the little boy, seems to
have been aimed at tbe savings which
Avignon Is generally credited with
having. Having poisoned Avignon, his
Bister nnd his nephews, tbey could have
possessed themselves of whatever there
was worth taking In the bin ind hav*
"nt uiili'llv awny.
���THE Celluloid Starch package is large,
but the amount of work it will do
makes it seem enormous. That's one of
the advantages this starch has over all
others, it requires a smaller quantity to do
more and better work.
Celluloid
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a limber, lasting stiffness
that will not
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your grocer
for it���if he
hasn't got it
he can get it.
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Early in the Day.
Virginians are telling with much
amusement of a Japanese exposition
in whicli the governor of one of the
Southern States was an important
fuctor. The Governor, so the story
runs, wns crossing from his state
building to tlie executive offices of
tlie exposition. He was about to pass
through the gateway when he saw
an old negro currying a large box.
"You go through first, Uncle," said
the governor, you have tne lurgest
load."
"Yuh, sah; ah hns now," replied
the aged darkey. "Hut hit's enrly in
de duy yit."
Sores Flee Before It.��� There arc
ninny who huve been afflicted with
sores nnd who hnve driven tliem nway
with Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil, which
nets like miigic. All similarly troubled
should lose no time in applying this
splendid remedy, as there is nothing
like it to be had. It is cheap, but
its power is in no way expressed by
it low price.
"What makes Jones so economical
these days?"
"Someone gave him a pair of goggles, and now he's saving up for an
automobile."���Lippincott's.
A Surgical Carnival.
Oak Lake, Man.���Mnny ot our citizens who hnve operations to be performed and who have been waiting
for Dr. Burnhani's return from abroad,
leave 'or Winnipeg til's week to be
operated on by that surgeon.
"Confound you! What made you
send for a veterinary surgeon to attend  me?"
"Pardon sir; but you said you wanted a doctor because you were a little
hoarse."���Baltimore. American.
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She���Is my hat on straight?
He  (looking)���Yes.
She���Then it isn't right. Why didn't you tell ine about , it?���Boston
Transcript.
Minard's    Liniment,    Lumberman's
Friend.
"This librarian wns very strict and
censorious. Once when I wus a boy,"
suid the narrator, "I returned a volume of Scott to him. He, as usual,
looked closely into the book's condition before marking it off my card."
" 'Page 89,' he said, glaring at me
over his spectacles, 'a hole.' Then
he turned tlie leaf. 'Page 90,' he added,  'another hole.' "
Minard's  Liniment Co.,  Limited.
Yarmouth, N. S.
Gentlemen,���In January last, Francis Leclore, one of tlie men employed
by me, working in tlie lumber woods,
hnd n tree fall on him, crushing him
fearfully. He was, when found, placed
on a sle.d and taken home, where grav���
fears wore entertained for his recovery, his hips being badly bruised and
liis body turned black from liis ribs
to his feet. We used MINARD'S
LINIMENT on him freely to deaden
the pain, and with the use of three
bottles lie was completely cured and
able to return to liis work.
SAUVEUR DUVAL.
Elgin Road, L'Islet Co., Que.
Overheard on the Links.
"Neatness ls essential on the links,"
said II. J. Wbigbam, tlia golfer, at a
dinner In Chicago. "At Shlnnecock
Hills one day I played behind two
young and pretty girls. Overtaking
them, i heard the younger say, 'How
many holes on this course, Ailcen'r"
'Nineteen, dear,' Bald Alleen, 'Including the one ln your stocking.'"
Sour Grapes.
"What a pity you are engaged so
young, my dear," suld tbe maid who
was beginning to carry weight for
age. "You will never know what fun it
Is to refuse a inun."
"No, 1 suppose not," rejoined the fair
debutante, "but you can't Imagine how
much fun there Is ln accepting one."���
New York Press.
The Mora tha Merrier.
Two heads are better than one,
Provided that they are not soreheads.
But, really, when all's said and done,
Wa can't get ahead without foreheads.
���Bohemian Magazine,
Changeable.
"What would yoti call the color ot
Mrs. Swlftley's balr?"
"I think I'd call It flckle."-Denver
News-Times.
An Incendiary.
"If an heiress has money to burn,"
Said   the   prince,   with   a   nod   anl   ���
scratch,
"Why, I really carn't Bee, doncherno,
Why I should not help with a match."
���Yonkers Statesman.
In Wall Street.
"What does ex. dividend mean?"
"Money  coming  In   thnt  you've  al-
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OLDEST NAVAL STOKER.
Tells of the Days of Paddle Wheel
Warships.
A hale old man living at Enfield,
William Atkins by name, claims to
be England's oldest nuval stoker, for,
a* he told a press representative, he
was sweating in the stokehold of a
British warship before the Crimean
wax.
Mr. Atkins, who was 73 years old
last December, remembers the transition from sail to steam in the navy,
and can recall the time when Britain's men-of-war were all paddle-
wheelers.
"I am a native of Brighton," he
said, "and a bricklayer by trade. I
happened to be in Portsmouth in the
beginning of 1854, and walking along
the Hard I dropped into a public-
house. Two gentlemen were there
who I knew by tlieir uniform were
naval officers. Tbey nsked me if I
would like to join the navy. I Said I
would like to be a stoker. They asked
my trade-I suppose to know if I
was used to rougli work���and when I
told them I had worked nt Brighton in
an engine shop, they ut once 'listed
me. They were the engineer and
Capt. Wilcox, the commander of the
Dragon, whicli was my first ship. Men
are not tuken on in that way nowadays, but it was quite common in
1854."
The Dragon was a vessel of 5G0 h.p.,
and carried six guns, two 98-pound*
ers and four 84-pounders. Her complement was about _:50 oflicers and
men, mid the stokers were 32 in number. The stokehold in those days was
ii very/different plucu lo tlie stokehold of u modern man-of-war.
"Our provisions," said Mr. Atkins,
"were wecvily biscuits and salt meat,
lhe salt meat had been in cusks for
many years; so long, in fnct, thut we
used to say it hud been on board some
of the ships at the buttle of Trafalgar, and it might have been, judging
by its appearance and taste. It wns
SO bad that often we had to leave it,
and then we just, lived on the weevily
biscuits. We had no distilled water
in those days, like the ships carry
now. The water we drank wus like
dirty coffee. But I was young and
healthy and strong, and managed all
right."
Although Mr. Atkin's stay in the
navy was short���owing to severe dysentery contracted while on foreign
service���he had some exciting experiences. One of his most cherished possessions is a little book, "Our Sailors." written by W. H. Kingston, author of "Peter tlie Whaler" and other
fine sea stories. In it there is a description of tho attack on Fort Gus-
tavasvarm, Hnngo Bay, on May 22,
1854, by the Dragon and Magicienne.
Thut was Mr. Atkin's first taste of
warfare. He was on the Dragon,
which, Kingston, says, "had one man
killed and one or two wounded, and
wus considerably damaged.
That was in the second China war.
nnd before it was over Mr. Atkins had
n closed touch of the renlities nf warfare. He was in the Nnval Brigade
during the nttack on Onnton, and also
with the brigade wliich was sent to
destroy a town In the White Cloud
Mountains, and successfully accomplished its mission.
His discharge paper is marked
"Very good" by five different, commanding oflicers. He is still a hearty,
active man, capable of putting in a
good day's work, but this he finds it
difficult .to get on account of his age.
CAIRO UNIVERSITY.
One of the Most Interesting Places of
Learning  In the World.
It may not occur to many visitors
in Cairo .that that city is a university
town. Such, however, it is and as
such it is known and regarded with
respect all over the kingdoms and
principalities of Islam. Millions of
Moslems who have never heard of
the Khedive are interested in Cairo,
not because it is a great and wcaltliy
city, the capital of Egypt, but because it is the seat of the University
of El-Azhar. For that establishment
is the chief seminary of the whole
Mohammedan world, the gathering
ground for all those who would make
themselves proficient in the learning
of Islam, the training school for tlie
priests and doctors of the faith.
In the mere number of its students
and its professors, writes Sidney Low
in The London Standard, it surpasses
all academics and colleges, not m*"*re-
ly of the east "but of the west also.
Oxford and Cambridge, Berlin, Harvard, are small compared to it. There
nre over 10.000 boys nnd men, of nil
nges from 12 to 60, receiving instruction nt El-Azhar, and the teachers,
the sheiks, ulemns and tutors are
counted by hundreds. Like the European universities in the middle ages,
its constituency is cosmopolitan rather than national; it draws its pupils
from every part of tlie three continents in which orthodox Mussulmans
dwell.
Even as students used to come from
Scandinavia and  Sicily to  Paris nnd
ottingon, so they now flock to El-
Azhar from all the lands of the
Prophet. There nre Syrians, Moors,
Algerians, Turks, Tunisians, Bosnians
from tlie Adriatic, und Mongols from
near the Pacific. Afghans, Punjabis,
Abyssinians and Sotnalis, blue-eyed
Circassians and cbonhiicd negroes. It
U a microcosm of Mohammedanism;
a museum of those various populations, white, brown, yellow nnd black,
who make up the 2r,0,000.000 of the
children of Islam. There is no place
like it anywhere, and nothing in Cairo
so well worth seeing.
9 YEARS   BAD  LEG.���HEALED  BY
ZAM-BUK.
Mr. C. Johnson, of Poplar Hill
Creek, Athabasca Landing, Alta., says:
"About nine years ago a running sore
commenced on my right leg caused
by a ruptured blood vessel. As time
went on it got worse and my sufferings were intense. I had a very sore
leg indeed, and had very small hopes
of ever seeing it healed, in fact I was
told by several who had known sucli
sores that I wouuld suffer with it for
life When I was almost in despair
I heard of Zam-Buk and commenced
using it. Other salves I had used
caused me much suffering, but Zam-
Buk soothed tlie pain, and although
it appeared for some time to be doing
no good yet I persevered and as soon
as tlie wound became clean, it was
only a mater of three or four days
before it) was healed."
Zam-Buk cures cuts, burns, pimples, ulcers, -ringworm, itch, piles,
running sores, blood poison, and all
skin diseases. All stores and druggists, 50c. box, or from Zam-Buk Co.,
Toronto.
A fine robust soldier, an Irishman,
nfter serving Uncle Snm for some
time, beenme greatly reduced in
weight, owing to exposure nnd scanty rations, until he was so weak lie
could hardly stand. Consequently he
got lenve of absence to go home and
recuperate.
He arrived at his home station looking very much of a wreck. Just as lie
stepped off tbe train one of his old
friends rushed up to liini and said:
"Well, well, Put, I am glad lo sec
you're  back  from  tlie  front."
"Bogorru. I knew I wus getting thin
but 1 nivver thought you could see
that much," said Pat.
Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial is compounded specially to combat dysentery, cholera morbus and all
inlluiimiutory disorders thut change
of food or water may set up in tlie
stomach and intestines.*'" These complaints are more common in summer
than in winter, but they are not confined to tlie warm months, us undue
laxness of the bowels may seize a
man ut any time. Sucli a sufferer
will find speedy relief in this Cordial.
"I think we ought to go in for the
town beautiful. Any Improvement
that you could recommend?"
"1 would suggest that you remove
the dark pants whicli have filled tlie
broken pane in your- parlor window
all winter uud substitute a discarded
shirt waist or something summery."���
Louisville Courier-Journal.
Absolutely all packet teas and most
bulk teas show the grocer a larger pro-
lit than "Saluda" but few of them
show as much satisfaction to the consumer. "'J
BIRDS AS THEY  SLEEP.
Quail   Form  a  Dense  Circle With  Al
Heads Facing Out.
i    The   nightcap   preparations   of   th(
I chubby little quail ure very interesting
> Each evening the covey forms in a new
! place, and this selection  of  the spot
] entails serious efforts.    Bobwbite nev-
| er  quite   loses   reniembrance   of   the
j many dangers wliich make his life in a
i wild state one great  fear.    A  white
throated  mule  witb  soft clucks calls
together a dozen of his comrades, aud
fpr a few minutes tbey all huddle together, but soon from the farther eud
of the aviary a clear "Wbew-bobwhlte!"
rings  out,  and  off scurry  the  whole
baud, this time perhaps to settle for
the night ln the new place���a dense
circle of little forms, beads all faclug
out, just as iu their native stubble they
rest facing In every direction, so that
nt the first hint of danger from any
point of the compass the covey may
explode and go booming off ln safety.
Poor little fellows, their wild life Is
strenuous Indeed!   Well for their raco
that every nest holds from ten to eighteen eggs Instead of three or four!
The woodpeckers sleep resting upon
their tails, even tbe flickers invariably
following this custom, although during
tho day the flickers spend much of
their time perching In passerine manner, crosswise upon a twig. Small
birds, such ns thrushes and warblers,
sleep usually upon some" small twig,
witb heads tucked behind wings iu
orthodox bird fashion, but they occasionally vary this In a remarkable way
by clinging nil night to the vertical
wires of their cages, sleepiug apparently as soundly iu this ns In tbe usual
position of rest. A bluebird ln a small
cage slept thus about one or two nights
out of each week. Any explanation of
this voluntary nnd widespread habit
among perching birds would be difficult
to suggest.
The little hanging parrnkeets derive
their nnme from their custom of sleeping always In a reversed position, and
when distributed over their roosting
tree they resemble some strange, pendant, green fruit rather thau sleeping
birds.���Outing Magazine.
Wonders of Bee Life.
If the mother bee of a colony is
getting past her work and she cannot
be sent off with a swarm in the usual
way the bees will supersede her. They
will deliberately put hor to death and
raise another queen to take her place.
This state execution of the old worn-
out queens is one of tlie most curious
and pathetic things in or out of bee
life. One probe with a sting would
suffice in the matter, bui the honeybee is a great stickler for the proprieties. The royal victim must be allowed to meet her fate in the royal way,
nnd she is killed by ci.resses, tight
locked in tbe joint embrace of the
executioners until suffocation brings
about the *���*'���*''"'���*  Heath,
Racing Pigeona.
Belgium ls tbe borne of the racing
pigeon. Tbere the sport is a national
pastime, and a good pigeon frequently
wins for Its owner large sums of money, the prizes being considerable, te
which heavy pools are added.
"How quiet tlie office boy is I"
"Yes���1 just raised liis salary.   He
thinks it's a dream and is afraid he'll
wake up."���Life.
PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS
PAZO OINTMENT    is guaranteed to
euie any case of Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles  in    6 to 14
days or money refunded.   50o.
Mr. lawbook���How you women do
love to see yourselves 'in print.
Mrs Javvback���Print, indeed ! No
sir���silk for ours, if you please.���
Cleveland Leader.
Ask for Minard's and take no other.
Australia's Army and Navy.
Speaking recently at Sydney Ml.
Deakin, the Prime Minister of the
Commonwealth, said that, as a consequence of the extension of foreign settlement in tlie Pacific, Australia's isolated position hnd disappeared. Sho
would lie open to the first comer but
l.tr the supremacy of the Britisli navj
on tlie high seass.
It was proposed to expend ��430,000
a your on tlie maintenance of harbor
and coast defence, and ��230,000 a year
on the construction of a local flotilla
The Australian land defence schomp
merely mount three weeks' open-air
training yearly. The Government expected to enroll 30,000 men nnnunlly.
so thnt in three yenrs tliey would have
80,000 men undergoing training, and
in eight years 200,000 men would be
available for service. Officers would
be chosen  according to merit only.
The total iv.vnl and military, expenditure would not exceed in thro"
yenrs' time ��1,800,000 nnnunlly. This
was "an inoreaso of ��500,000, as compared with the estimates for tlie present year, but it meant the establish
ment of an army of 200,000 men and s
flotilla of fifteen harbor air" coast deforce vessels.
An Owl With a Lantern.
Noith Norfolk, Erglund, is the habitat of a curious species of owl tbat
curries u lantern ubout at night, according to correspondents of the London Times who have been obaorvlut*
the bird. T. Dlgby Plgott, for Instance,
writes that a pair of birds carrying a
yellowish light so bright tbut when
first seen it was mistaken for a bicycle
lamp by two different men at different
places have been Hying about the fields.
A bailiff who bad been watching oue
of tbe birds assured Mr. Plgott that
nfter moving about u wheat stack for
some time on a very dark night tbe
bird (lew ucross tbe field aud alighted
on a tree, and the light It gave out was
so strong that tbe bailiff could distinctly see tbe outlines of the branches
about the bird. Strange us the story
ls, it seems to be believed by persons
who are not easily deceived.
Mormons In Mexico.
The laws of Mexico provide that a
Mormon wbo wishes to take a second
wife must present a certificate signed
by his flrst helpmate to the effect tbat
she ls willing, and be must also have
the express consent of the second wife
and Im*** fi*******1**1"
Parachute Thrillers.
Among tbe" latest "thrillers" ls the
triple parachute leap, iu which one
aeronaut uses three different parachutes before reaching eartb He
leaves the balloon in bis downward
flight wltb a rod pnraehute, but after
| falling a short distance liberates It
and makes a second plunge through
space with a white parachute. This
feat is repeated again after another
dr.*.], end be finally lauds wltb a blue
parachute.
Another "thriller" is a double parachute leap from tbe same balloon, in
which a man and woman race to earth
ln parachutes whlcb fall BOO or 000
feet before opening out���Popular Mechanics.
Marie Antoinette's Guillotine.
Tbe question is being mooted ns to
whlcb was the lirst guillotine. On this
point a sixteenth century machine with
a silex blade, invented by one Jacques
Callot, has been found to decapitate
sheep ln the most admirable manner.
Which machine of the type Invented
by Gulllotln was flint put to Its dread
use ls not known, imt that used for
tbe execution of Marli Antoinette still
exists In Berlin.-I-nn-Vun Globe.
THE  BLUE JAY.
Why Should   He  Be Selected  as Sand
Bearer to Satan?
It ls said and believed by many tbat
nil the blue jays disappear every Friday, and not one can be seeu until the
next dny, and this disappearance ls accounted for by the stntemeut thnt the
birds are under a compact with Satan
and tbat tbey devote each Friday to
delivering bim a supply of sand to
heat his caldron at the point of tor
ture.
But why should the blue Jay be selected as sand bearer to Satan when tbere
are so many birds of stronger and
fleeter wing? There are many super
stltlons that have a reasoning basis,
but this particular oue has nothing
whatever to go on.
Tbe origin of It lies In the fact that
the blue jay Is a most particular houit
builder. He knows how to build his
house, and he takes a great pride in it.
He doesn't bang his nest to a limb nor
glue It to a tree.
Instead he selects a substantial fork
or crotch of a limb, lays down a few
twigs of goodly size and strength, and
on these he superimposes a strong
foundation of clay, with layers of papers between, and when bis nest Is finished it is as substantial lu proportion
as one of our modern steel structures.
Thus fitted nnd finished, It ls admirably adapted to the rearing of n
strong and healthy brood, and the blue
jay goes about his business with the
earnest energy that characterizes all
his movements.
He raises his young and leads them
about from tree to tree and from bush
to bush until they have tried and
found their wlugs, nnd then, his responsibilities being over, he proceeds
with his career of gayety, a veritable
practitioner of rough fun and stage
humor.
Pounds and Weights.
Here ls a question that will tax thc
arithmetical powers of a youth. Suppose that for some reason or another
a shopkeeper wbo sold goods by
pounds and half pounds, but never lu
quantities exceeding twenty pounds at
a time, was told thnt he must transact
all this business with four weights
only, what must these four weights
be? The answer ls half pound, one and
a half pound, four and a half pound
and thirteen and a half pound. Witb
these it will be readily seen that any
weight from half a pound to twenty
pounds may be determined in pounds
and half pounds.���Gateway Magazine.
Pleasant Anticipation.
The Rev. Dr. O. M. Lamson, once
president of the American board of foreign missions, was called as a pastor
over a parish and was undergoing examination before a council wben the
question was asked hlm, "Do you believe In a hell?"
The retiring clergyman of the parish
sat beside him and, giving bim a nudge,
said: "Tell them yes. If you don't now
you will beforo you bare been here six
months."���Argouni t
Just the Other Way.
Fortune Teller���Beware of a short,
dark woman with a fierce eye. She ls
waiting to give you a check. Visitor
(despairingly)���No,   sbe   ain't She's
waiting to get one from me. That's
my wife.
Racing in Ancient Rome.
Ancient Rome had Its racing and its
popular and well paid jockeys. Betting
ran high, and tbe excitement of the
people over the races and their favorite color frequently led^to bloodshed.
Caligula���he who made a consul of his
horse���passed most of his time rioting
with the charioteers. The circus was
the place for the racing. The largest
of tbem, tho Circus Maxlmus, ahout
21,000 feet long, eould accommodate
480,000 spectators. Seven limes was It
necessary to race round tbe spina, n
low stone wall running down tbe center of the circus. The jockeys drove In
n light chariot���usunlly four In eucli
race���and wore close fitting tunics and
leather caps of distinguishing colors
That the profession wus n inlying om
we learu from ancient writers, mono,
prizes and wages being paid. Tbi
jockey Crescene al the ago of twenty
two hud amassed u fortune, cud Dio
cles, lho kiug of jockeys, left to his 3o.*
more than $1,000,000.
Windsor
Dairy  Salt
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oughly
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Inventor of  Envelopes.
It is somewhat curious thut such a
simple contrivance us tlio envelope
should be a comparatively modern
invention.
As a matter of fact it is just a hundred years since a paper manufacturer of Brighton, named Brewes, invented envelopes for letters in their
present form. Even then it wus some
considerable time before their use became at all general, not, in fact, until
somwhere about tlie yenr i860.
Before this date (ns many who are
living now will remember) a letter,
written only on one side, wns folded
In two, then in three, sealed with a
wafer or sealing wax, und addressed
on one of tlie blank sides.��� Tlie
Gaulois.
Nutiea���Grace used to be passionately fond of flowers before she married Moneybag, but she doesn't curo
for them now.
Evelyn���She doesn't ?
Nation��� No; she now hns nn unsatisfied longing for weeds.���Boston
Record.
You Blame
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For you have tried many medicines
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Together with lhe reliability of his
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W.    N.    U.    No.  690. THE  SLOCA-N  MIMflG  REVIEW. -NEW  DE-N-V-EK,  ��. ��.
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UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $903,530.2.
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Slocan Land District���District of West
Kootenay.
Take notice that John Thomas Blaik
of New Denver, B.C., provincial cort-
s'able, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described land:
Commencing nt a post planted on the
! north boundary of Lot -185, thence north
1 30 clmins, thonce west 30 clmins more
or less to the shore of Slocan Lake,
thence soutli along the said lake, 80
cliains more or less, lo the north-west
corner ol Lot 4SD, thence east 20 chains
more or less to point of cnmmencement,
containing 50 acres more or less.
Dated tlie 14th day of July, 1908.
S17 JOHN THOMAS BLACK.
NEW DENVER BRANCH, ��� 11. fi. FISHER, Manager.
Slocan flDjnfng IRev.iew.
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LAND ACT.
Kaslo Land District���Distiict of
West Kootenay.
Take Notico that Lilian E, Gelhing,
of bloean Olty, married woman, intends
to apply for permission to purcliase the
following described laud: Commencing
at a post planted at the souih-west corner of lot 3810 nbout live miles from
iSlocuii City, llience south 40 cliains
tlience west 20 chains, thence north 40
clmins tlience east 20 clmins to point
of commencement, containing 80 acres.
LILIAN B, GETHING.
George Henderson, Agent.
April 27th 1908 Jy30
LAND ACT.
Bloean Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take Notice that I, Harvey Fife, of
Slocan, miner, intend Eixty days from
the dute hereof, to apply to the! Cliief
Commissioner of Lain.-! and Works for
permission to purchase tlie following
described hinds: Slaving at a post
planted on C.P.R. survey line, running
east to Lot 8701, thence north to corner
of lot 7702, tlience east 40 cliains, tbence
south 20 chains, thence west to O. P. R.
survey line, following said line to point
of comincnccmcnt, containing 120 acres,
more or less.
HARVEY FIFE, Locator.
John (hound, Agent.
May 2, 1908.
Nelson Land District���District
of West Kootenay.
Take notice that A. E. Hnigli, of
Nakusp, loco fireman, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following
described lands: Commencing at a post
planted on the west side of Lot 8805,
about five clmins from Box Lake, tbence
nortli 20 chains, llience west 20 chains,
tlience south 20 chuins, tlience enst 20
chains, to the point of commencement,
containing 40 acres more or less.
Dated Juno 17th, 1908.
Augl4 A. E. HAIGH.
. Slocan Lnnd D'stiict���Dislrict of
West Kootenay.
Take noi Ire that William John Corey, of New Denver, B.C., lumberman,
intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described land.
Commencing at a post planted on the
north bounoVy of lot 8432, and marked
W. J. C's S.E. corner poet, thence west
10 c' ana, Ihence north 10 chains, tl e ice
west 10 clmins, tbence norlh 30 chains,
thence east 20 chains, tlience soutli 40
clmins to tlie place of commencement,
containing 70 acres more or less.
July 38th, 1908.
S24       WILLIAM JOHN COREY.
Slocan Land District���Distiict of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that John D. Reid, of Slocan, B. C, prospector, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following
described land: Commencing at a post
plun'ed about COO feet south of the
north-east post of Lot 8428, Group X,
West Kooteimy dislrict, thence soutli 20
chains, thence east 20 chains, tlience
north 20 clmins, thence west 20 chains,
to the point of commencement and con-
taining 40 ncres more or less.
Dated June 5th, 1908.
Aug20 JOHN D. REID.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice that J. B. Smith of New
Denver, B.C., meichunt, intends to
apply for permission to purcliase the
following described hind: Commencing
at a post planted on tlie cast Bide of
Slocan Lake about 1% miles distant and
in a northerly direction from Rosebery,
and about 200 feet from the Nakusp and
Slocan railroad, J. B. S.'s Boutli-weet
corner, tlience enst 20 chains, thence
noi tli 20 chains, thence west 20 chains,
llience south 20 chains to the point of
commencement, containing 40 acres
mure or lc-s.
Daled June 19th, 1908.
Ang��0 J. B. SMITH.
Slocan Lnnd District���District of
VVtEt Kooteuay.
Take notice that, Adolnh Mero, of New
Denver, B.C., shoemaker, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands: Commencing
nt a post planted at tbe north-west corner of Peter Murray's pre-emption,
tbence west 20 chains, Ihence south 20
chains, Ihence cast 20 chairs, thence
nortb 20 chains, to point of Commencement, containing 40 acres more or less.
Daled 10th June, 1908.
AugSO ADOLPH MERO.
Slocan Land District���Distiict of West
Kooteaay.
Tako notice that Oie. Slnaltehrek, of
New Denver, Miner, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following
described land: Commencing at, a post
plun'ed about 4 miles from Enterprise
lauding on Ten mile creek, near W. E.
Koch's old saw-mill. 0. S.'s <��*.__..
corner post, thenco north 10 chains,
llicnce west 10 chains, tlience north 10
cliains, tlience west 10 chains, tlience
north 20 cliains, thence west 20 chains,
thence south 40 chains, tlience eatt 40
clmins to tlie point of coiimieiioemen*,
and containing 110 acres more or less.
OLK. SLAATTEBREK.
Arpil 20th, 1908.
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fruit Xanfcs aub
General IReal Estate
Preliminary examinations of Property    for prospective  piircbarers a
speciality.
12 years experience in the Slocan. All
business   promptly  al tended to and
satisfaction giuru ntrul.
PI Box 112, Silverton, B.C.
trlocan Land District���District of
Weft Kootenay.
Take notice that John Wafer of Slocan, B.C., miner, intends lo apply for
permission lo puichase lho following
described land: Commencing at a post
planted at the north-west corner ol Lot
8225, (jTyUli 1, Wet Kootenay district,
tbence m-rth 20 chuins, tbence east 20
chains, thi'iien south 20 chains, tlience
west 20 chains to the point of commencement, and containing 40 acres more or
less.
JOHN WAFER.
Dated May 21st, 1908. Augl3
NOTICE.
Number Pour Mineral Claim, situate in
the Slocan Mining Division of West
Kootenay District. Where located:
Near the town of Codv,
Take notice that I, A. S. Farwell, of
Nelson, acting as agent for Fred. T.
Kelly, Free Miner's Ceitilicate No.
B.)5,(!��8, intend, 00 days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certiticaie of Improvements, for
tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certiflcato
of Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of Juno, 1008.
Aug.31 A. S. FARWELL.
NOTICE.
Number Five Mineral Claim, 6ilunto in
the Slocan Mining Division of Wist
Kootenay District. Where located:
Close to the town of Cody.
Take notice that I, A. S. Farwell, of
Nelson, acting as agont for John A.
Whittier, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B10K77, intend CO days fiom the dale
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements, for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of tbe above claim.
And fm ther take notice Ihat action,
under section 87, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certilicate
ot Improvements.
Dated tbis 13th day ol June, 1908.
Aug. !)1 A  S. FARWELL,
NOTICE.
Number Three Mineral Claim,   situate
in the Slocnn Mining Division of West
Kootenav  District.     Where located:
Near the town of Cody.
Take notice thutl. A. S. Farwell. of
Nelson, acting as agent lor John M.
Harris, Free Miner's Certificate No.
806,899, intend, 00 days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certilicate of Improvements,' for
tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of tlie above claim.
And further take notice that action
under section 37, must be commenced
beforo tho issuance of EUch Certilicate
of Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of June, 1908.
Aug81 A. S. FARWELL.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take Notice that, William Clough of
Slocan City, occupation miner, intends
to apply lor permission to purchase the
following described land: Commencing
at a post planted on tlie weat s;de of
Slocan lnke about one and aJutlf miles
north ol Evan's creek and marked "Win.
C's south-east corner post," tlience
west 20 chains, tbence nortli 40 cliains,
tlience east 20 chains, tbence south 40
cliains, following shore of lake to point
of commencement and containing 80
acres more or less.
WILLIAM CLOUGH.
April 30th, 190S, JvDO
New Denver
Meat Market
Always a good supply of
home-fed Beef, Mutton
and  Pork on hand.
Poultry, Game and
Fish in season,
2��>
COLD   STORAGE
Hermann Clever
Proprietor.
NEW DENVER. B.C.
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LAND ACT.
Slocan   Land  District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take notice tbat H. A. Cousins,
of Silverton, B.C., millmaii, intends to
apply for permission to purchase lhe
following described lands;   .
Commencing at a post planted at the
No. 1 post of Lot 261. thenco west
about 10 chains to a lino running nortli
and south, thence along the said line
20 chains north to lot 1807, thence 20
chains east, thenco about 8 cliains
soutli to the nortli boundary ol lot 2017
tlience weat and south along the boundaries of lot 2017 to point ol commencement, containing 30 acres  more or less.
HERBERT ARCHER COUSINS
July 7th, 1908, sa
Kootenay Hotel
Sandon, B.C.
NOTICE.
Take notice, that wo intend to apply
to the Board of License Commissioners,
of the City of Sandon, B.C., to transfer
the hotel license  for the   Hotel Reco,
tliis day assigned to us by W. M. Bennett, nf Saudon, B.C.
Dated this Oth day of June, A.D. 1908.
HARRIS & KELLY.
I, XV. M. Bennett, of Bandon, B C.
hereby give notice tbut I inti nil to apply
to the Hoard ot License Commissioners
of tlie City of Sandon, B.C., at iis next
regular sittings, for a trnnsfer of my
hotel license for the Hotel Reco, Sandon, B.C., to Harris aud Kelly, Sandon,
B.C.
Dated thisfith dav of June. A.D. 1908.
W. M. BENNETT. Licensee.
��be Slocan Ibotel
Zhvcc Jfovhs,
��.<_*-.
Headquarters for Mining Men
wheu visiting this famous Silver-
I.ead Mining Camp. Every
comfort foi the Traveling Public.
A Well-Stocked Bar and Excellent Pool Table.
Hugh Niven, Proprietor
McLEOD & WALMSLEY, Props.
Should your business or pleasure take
you to Sandon at any time, call at
the   Kootenay   and let Ed. or
George mix you the famous
Sandon Cocktail or your
own favorite lotion.
No frost here. Two shifts always.
Arlington
��_�� Hotel
Slocan City.  �� 3B.-X.
Headquarters aud home
of the old-timers, miuing
and commercial meu, ranchers, lumberjacks, prospectors, aud every one who
wishes a square deal,
Which you will surely
get   at
THE ARLINGTON.
]f. j��. Grlffitb
Proprietor.
XflnbcttaWng
flSariov*
Funerals conducted on Short
notice at any poiut in lhe district.   Shells always In stock.
flB.ATtHern Kn
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
flM'ofcsstonal Caros.
CANADIAN f|.
JER&itil-w&uy
Summer Excursion Rates
EAST
$60 from New Denver to
WINNIPEG DULUTIt
FOP.T WILLIAM   ST. PAUL
CHICAGO  $72.50
NEW YOliK   .108.60
MONTREAL $105.00
ST. LOUIS $67.50
TORONTO $94.40
OTTAWA $108.00
ST. JOHN,  NB $120.00
HALIFAX $131.20
SYDNEY, C.B $130 90
Tickets on sale May 4 und 18,
June 5, 6, 19, and 20, July 6, 7,
22, and 23, and August G, 7, 21,
and 22, 1308.
First class���Round trip, Ninety
Days Limit.
Routes���Tickets are good via any
recognized routes in one or both
directions. To destinations east
of Chicago are good via Great
Lakes.
For further information, rates,
and sleeping car reservation apply   .
to���
John- Mob, D.P.A., Nelson, B.C.   |
C. E. MoP*ttaso��. G.P.A., |
Winnipeg, Man.   ja
*j_e__***iik_i_h__.**^
Slocan Land District���District ol Weet
Kootenay.
Take notico that Bculali Mary Shop-
ard, ol Lethbridge, Alls., married woman, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the lollowing described
lands: Commencing at a post planted
on the east shore of Slocnn lake about
six miles from SlocanOity marked 11.M.S.
N. E. Corner pout, tbence south 80
chains, tbence west 20 chains, Ihence
north 80 chains along shore of Slocan
Lake, thenco cast 20 chains lo point of
commencement. V\
April 24th, 1908.
BEULAII MARY SJHEPARD,
Jy23 Jesse T. Tipping, agent
WOOD. VALLANCE
HARDWARE Co.'
Ltd.
Shelf   and   Heavy   Hardware,   Min-
Smelter and Mill Supplies.
NELSON,   B.C.
New Denver Lodge N(US
��K-. of __==>.
Meets in Pythian Castle
Hall, Clever lllock, every
MONDAY   evening   at
VISITORS WELCOME.
New Denver
DaivyajZajts-jot
Fresh Milk delivered to any
part of the town.
Outside points supplied regularly.
H. S. NELSON   -    -   Proprietor.
START FACTORY &WB
(acture soapi, polithes. flavoring extract* per-
lum.es, toilet article*, medicine*, baking powdery salves, liniments, stock and poultry rem- i
r-die*. household specialties and novelties ml
your own home at email cost. Mixer* Guide is
��� paper devoted to the buiinesa, three months ���
Itnal tubscription for 10c; sample free
MIXERS GUIDE. Fort Madison, Iowa.
^LAUNDRY
PUNCKEE Prop.       NEW DENVER
Ladies' Dress 10c
Silk Blouse or Ball
Gown 50c     '
Towels, handerchiefs, petticoats, socks, etc 50c dot.
Working men washing 10c pee.
Collars 3c. Shirts 15c.
Special attention to shipping orders.
EXCHANGE Hotel
SANDON:
THOMPSON BROS. Props.
Warm Cosy Rooms.       Restaurant  in
connection.   Excellent Pool Table.
Bar well Stocked.
Tlie let Denver Inter Co.
Manufacturers of Pine Lumber, Shiplap, and
Finishing Fir and Tamarac, Dimension, Etc.
M1U on Slocao lake L. 8CAUi p.oprietor      P.O. Box 20.
L, SCAIA, Proprietor
Agent at New Denver, J. B. SMITH.
Wind
Is the Home for all Mining Men when at the Unions Silver-Lead Camp.
Coi-y Rooms anil first-class table.    Sample Rooms.
1 will make your stay with me a pleasant one.
D. Grant, Prop--SILVERTON, B.C.
TRY THE
Kootenay
Steam Laundry
OP NELSON, B.C.
For First-Class Work.
Get price   list'from  .T. E.  Angrigmn
Local Agent.
Palnia Angrignon
General Freighting
and Transfer.
*************************
����� TRY
The Crown Tailoring
Co., Toronto, Ont.
For Spring and Slimmer Suits
Best Samples Ever Shown
in  B.C.
See tliem at tba  Lucerne      i-
Shaving Parlor, *f
J. E. ANGRIGNON, t
Agent X
_ iiiiiiii i__i_.__i_i__j___i_
CERTIFICATE OP IMPROVEMENTS
NOTICE.
Marmion nnd Maryland Mineral Claims,
���    rVT��kv��r  r^Atr*l\7AI��    R P       situate in the Sjooun City, Mining Di-
[>|e\V   ���UenVer,   D.Kj,      vision   of   We_t   Kootenay   District.
Where   located:  On  Tiger  Creek,
Hotel Rosebery
1Ro8ebev\>, 38. (5.
Well furnished rooms.
Firib-class  Cuisine.
JOSEPH PARENT
PROPRIETOR.
Slocan Land District���District of
West Kootenay.
Take Notice that John Thomas Chapman, of Lemon Creek, rancher, intends
to apply for permission to purchase the
following described land: Commencing
at a post pluiiteil on the went boundary
of Lot S82, Group 1, immediately north
of SloOah river and marked "J, T. C.
south-east corner," tlience north 40
chains, theme vre?t 20 chaine, tlience
south 40 chains, thence cast 20 chains,
to tlie point of commencement, con
taining 80 acres more or less.
JOHN THOMAS CUAPMAN.
May 15th, 1008. J}'80
.   , a
branch of tlie second north fork of
Lemon Creek.
Take notice that I, Henri Robert
Joiand, F. M. C. No. IU800, acting as
agent for R. Randolph Bruce, F. M. C.
No. B85053, intend, pixty ibiys from the
date, hereof, to apply to the Mining _._*���
coiilcr fora CeriilicateofImprovements
fur i lie purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant to an Undivided four-liftbs iu
each of tlie above claims,
And further lake notice Ibat action
under section 87,  must be commenced
before tlie issuance of such  CeitiOcate
of Improvements,
Dated this 28th day of May, 1008.
Jy so. h. r. jorand;

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