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8. The rainy season begins in October and ends in April. It does not rain all the time but
as much as it does in the East during the summer.

9. The climate is fine for consumptives if they come in time for it to help them . Rheumatism ,
Catarrh and kindred troubles are usually helped.

10. Fog is almost unknown here in the summer and it only occurs in winter during damp
weather during which times it will be foggy in any land.

11. The sea breeze reaches us in the afternoon, blowing from the northwest.

12. The soil of the land we offer is alluvial, deep and strong.

13. Good oak wood is sold at six dollars a cord.

14. Groceries and provisions are a little higher than in the East in some items. Flour and
meat are about the same price.

15. Lumber is worth from $15 for refuse to $35 per M. for best.

16. Wages for farm '.laborers are $30 per month and board, the man furnishing his own
blankets.

17. There is less danger from earthquakes than there is in the East, and none at all from
lightning, which is seldom seen.

18. Strawberries can be had ten months out of twelve.

19. Good teachers can always find a position. Teachers' wages range from $60 to $125 pei
month.

20. All attainable Government land is of rugged nature, not capable of irrigation, far dis-
tant from business centers, and it would require more capital to settle on it than is required for
settlement in close neighborhoods.

21. Our land is entirely level, has no brush, trees nor stones upon it and is free from
alkali.

22. While at Washington and Philadelphia people fall dead in the streets with the ther-
mometer at 90 degrees in the San Joaquin valley the hay harvest is gathered in absolute safety
with the thermometer at 110 degrees. The exceedingly dry atmosphere promotes rapid evapora-
tion which works this apparent wonder.

If you desire land in this colony, send the money to Bank of Madera, Treasurer, $300 per
five acre lot if you wish it planted this winter, otherwise $150 which will secure you the lot and
put it in preparation for planting to the best of advantage next year. Send money by bank
draft. Do not send personal checks as it costs exchange to collect them.

List of colonists and references to our reliability furnished upon request. Address

The John Brown Colony, Madera, California



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very effective plan for accumulatingagoodsum of money
by small savings. The bank has a large number of
Small nickel-plated safes, oblong in shape and about
half the size of an ordinary
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hold about $35 in silver coin,
and their use is becoming
general in San Francisco. To
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to the People's Home Savings Bank, where the key is
kept, and there unlock it. The dime-savers then deposit
the money in the People's Home Savings Bank, and
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exception on the Coast: easy of access, being on the ground floor of the Bank; brilliantly lighted with arc and
incandescent lights, aud secure and convenient for the inspection of valuables.

Individual Steel Safes, inside the Vaults, may be secured at rentals of from $4.00 to $20.00 per annum. The
smallest safe is large enough *»r your Insurance Policies, your Will, Stocks, Bonds, a good deal of coin, and quite
a supply of Jewelry.

Rooms are furnished the depositors for the private inspection of valuables, where they can lock themselves in
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Thomas a Becket — a reproduction of one of those remarkable photographs
of Rembrandt effects of light and shade, by H. H. H. Cameron of London.
The eminent actor will also be the subject of a descriptive and appreciative paper by
Peter Robertson, the well known dramatic author.

The Southern Ute Indians will be described by
Verner Z. Reed and many new and picturesque illus-
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facilities for acquiring information concerning these aborig-
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their primitive customs. Hon. W. W. Bowers will reply
to Congressman Bland's article in the North American
Review on the Free Coinage of Silver, while Morris M.
Estee will treat silver from another standpoint ; and
Ex-Goy. Lionel A. Sheldon, in A Foreigner's Mis-
conceptions, will tell his readers how and why our system of government is
disparaged by Englishmen in general and Mr. James Bryce in particular.

Cbarles Frederick Holder will write of Shark Fishing as a pas-
time for lovers of sport and athletics and will relate numerous thrilling encounters
with these voracious man-eaters of the sea. Ensign W. F. Burke has pre-
pared a paper on the Californian Naval Battalion, a most important branch
of our naval and military system. 1 Iodic
Hogan contributes a charmingly illustra-
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which will appeal to every philanthropic heart,
and a fully illustrated article will appear on the
Pacific Coast Women's Press Ass'n,
whose members are fast gaining eminence in
the world of literature.

Smuggling will be the subject of an art-
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the ingenious devices employed to elude the
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No. 503-A TRIP TO ALAS K A- Price, siso.oo

How many of our readers realize that a trip to Alaska in the summer is one of the
most invigorating and agreeable trips in the world? Most people consider Alaska as a
sort of big white elephant. It is big, certainly, being twelve times as large as the State
of New York, but instead of an elephant it is a beautiful land of the midnight sun, for
in summer the daylight never fades. Think of it! Always day. Always something
to look at when you are not asleep, and something well worth seeing too.

First, there is the sail on the Pacific, without a wave to disturb the equilibrium of
your stomach ; a sea whose color is a cross between turquoise and aqua marine. The air
will be bracing and clear, and you will have an everlasting appetite, with plenty to feed it
upon. Aside from the bountiful steamer's stores there are the salmon and halibut, never
so good as when taken fresh from the clear witters and grilled and eaten without loss of
time. Then you will see no en/1 of straits, channels and islands, great and small, and you
will pass through narrow seas bordered by lofty mountains, and there will be numberless
glaciers. These are the white elephants for you, so monstrous you will think of the glaciers
you have seen before as mere snow or ice balls. At Douglas Island, near Juneau, you will
see the largest quartz mill in the world, at the Tread well mine. And you will see Indians —
the squaws are said to be unusually ugly, but you might think otherwise — and they will
offer you all kinds of knickknacks at a nigh price, but you are not obliged to buy, for you
can obtain whatever you fancy at stores in Sitka and Juneau.

So reader, if you want a trip to Alaska and back (from any part of the United
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