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H. Stadthagen, The Indian Trader.
79 JOHNSON STREET,
VICTORIA, B. C.

TELEPHONE 723. 
CABLE ADDRESS: STADTHAGEN, VICTORIA, B. C.

Some of the Goods in My Store

TOTEMPOLES,
WAR CLUBS,
INLAID WOODEN SPOONS,
DRUMS (TOM TOMS),
WAR RATTLES,
INLAID WOODEN DISHES,
INDIAN TOOLS,
INDIAN COFFINS,
HORN AND WOODEN SPOONS,
HEAD DRESSES,
DUGOUT CANOES,
CEREMONIAL MASKS,
STONE HAMMERS,
STONE AXES,
SLATE TOTEMS,
STONE DISHES,
SLATE PIPES,
SLATE DISHES,
STONE PIPES,
SILVER SPOONS,
SILVER BRACELETS,
GAMBLING STICKS,
CHILKAT BLANKETS,
CEDAR RUGS,
INDIAN MADE SNOWSHOES,
PADDLES,
FISH HOOKS, (all sorts),
CANOE BALERS,
BOWS AND ARROWS,
FOOD BOXES,
INDIAN WHISTLES,
DOCTORS' CHARMS,
CHIEFS' CROWNS,
SHOULDER RINGS,
WAMPOOMS,
NATIVE SHELLS AND CORALS,
BEAR, BEAVER, SEAL OTHER ANIMALS' TEETH,
WAR CLUBS,

AND HUNDREDS OF OTHER INDIAN ARTICLES, NEVER TWO ALIKE

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Names of Indian Tribes.

SOOMAS INDIANS,
HAIDAH, NANMATSA,
BELLA BELLA, BELLA COOLA,
KLASKINA, MASHLET,
METLAKATLAHS,
KITKATLAHS,
MONVEZET,
CHOCKEVLAT,
JALE, NIT NAT, TOUQUOT
KOSHINO, QUATSINO,
CHILCOTIN, CHILCAT,
NAHWITTIS, MOCKSTOCIES,
PORT DOUGLAS,
SONGHEES, VICTORIA, B.C.
TLINGIT, THOMPONS,
FRASER RIVER, SALISH,
HESOQOUIT, NOOTKA,
HI ETICIT, MASSET,
CLOOCHJUTCH,
CLOOCKLECIT, SHUSWAPS,
SEECHETS, TLAIMENS,
SAJUAINISH, LOOMIS,
COWICHANS, DUNCAN,
TAIMSHEAN,
LILLOOET, KQRIOPOUT,
SKOKOMISH.

HOTELS IN VICTORIA, B. C.

Of the First Class Hotels, I Highly Recommend the:

Dallas Hotel,
Hotel Vernon,
King Edward Hotel,
Hotel Davies,
New England Hotel,
Victoria Hotel,
Balmoral Family Hotel.

For a Choice Meal out of the regular meal time, go to the Poodle Dog Restaurant.


Victoria, B.C. 24th Oct 1905.

Dear Mr. Heye!
I was in a hurry yesterday so you should get the goods still quiker but I failed to make Train Connections, so my Letter from yesterday also the Box will leave to night Express + you will have same about 3 day's after this Letter as [[Expresspackage?]] goes a little slower than Letters, regarding the different Articles I will discribe them herin, do you need not Keep all, as Prof. Pepper wrote that if not like you return them free of duty and [[Expresspackage?]] might [[away?]] to me. The Prices I made you are Museum on Collectors' Prices that means [[75?]]% less than I retail those goods, also very low and gives this low Prices a Profit of 25% to me. All those goods you order are in the Photo (send) marked and are all choice rare prices. - 

No. 1. Indian Hat 4 crown high made out of ?? ?? very rare, the only one I had since I am in this Store that means in 5 years. The Heidah Indians used to Ceremonial Dances in them, they filled the Hat full of Feathers and when the danced the Feathers flow all over them.-

Transcription Notes:
4 unclear words; 2 are the same describing a way to send packages; another is % discount--probably 75%

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