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Vol. II, No. 8.
MH)WAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1,9. '1894.
$2.00 per ¥ear.
W. T. SHATFORD k CO.
■AV-.i ilwn,,,. have on hand a well selected slock of the followlfli
A   MAODONALD,
BARRISTER,
.Oi't'iei;, H.iuN'.iiii, Avias'i'i;.
3.-ICHNIIN. II.C,
.goods  F'IAXK McClOWAN.
SOLICITOR, NOTARY PUBLIC, Etc.
Oil; a, Pound Block, Hiu-iiiiril Avoinio,
Vernon, H. 0.
BRITISH   COLUMBIA'S
por-ecr   poller Mill,,
"RED STAR."    <
j -This Weil Known B.-nncI Makr.s
i Kore Loaves of Bread to the Sack
I than any Cilter Brand on tlie F-i-
! cific Coast.
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ALL AT THE LQSVEST CASH PRICES,
POOHRiVNE tV IIILI.I.ViQ
HAHHlKTKlltJ, SOLICITOUS AND
NOTAltlES I'l libit'.
-iiiiei'i nn, .,.'s iiioek, Hiirniirii Ate i    SEE THAT VOU GET Thf GENUINE.
VKIIXON,     •     II. f,
\V. 'U. t'liellllts., . . I-'iii:ii. Ilii.i.ivii-'
Mllllllflll'tll) al mil., bv
Q   l„ BEOlfJNGSALE, M.D., C, \l. _      '    '
^inburgh university,     fjolvirp b i a H Flovirir\d
VERNON, ll.C ,,..,,       r.
-JMills Co.,
I'V-ini'i'ly mi staff of Hiiiitiii(,'inii County.
Blow well Ifover and' Smallpox, Queen C'lmr-
InlU's l.yiiiK-Iii, ini',1 Victoria  Hospitals  for
Clii.U'l'cll.    '*
ENDERBY, B. C.
W.T, SHATFORD &CO.F£
Fairview and Vernon,
HOWELL,
TIIO.VSON ST., V.'.llNUX,
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PENTICTON
HOTEL
J. THURBER, Puor.
# Pleasantly Situated at tlie Foot of Okanagan Lake.
§tage Connection with SS. Aberdeen
to Fairview, Osoyoos and all points in
Washington.
All arrangements made for providing
Guides and Outfits for Hunting|jf^fjgij.
Kit
pONTRACTOR AM. BUILDER
Office and Sloro Pittlnds a Specialty,
Li   W. IIAY.MI'lll.
.0 JTRACJliR nml BUILDER,
KELOWNA, II. r.
I'ins nnil S]ieeitl,'illi'ilis liri'imri'il 111,(1 esli-
unties I'liriiishi'il mi nil Unas of iinililiu^*.
c ii. Lvmiicit,
VEIINON, ll. e.
DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL
Land   Sum-reyor.
.Mem. Anicr,Soc. Irrlg. I'lngs,
TOHN A. CORYELL, A. 1I„ B, C, A.
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OF YE ADVANCE OFFIOt. TS
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WISHING   YOU
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IIIIW   "HUSKY"   IIIM'KI.Y   MADE  A
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mil Ai.ii-ei,in,
fjOfsl Boating anil Fishing.   Bow Boats and Sail Yachts for Hire.
JCtEIQTTXnftZI ^B^os. as CO.
EC E X. O-VWX A..
Pry Goods, GpooepioS, Beady-Made Clothing, Hardware, Etc., Etc.
Orders from lbe Lower piiahagan will receive prompt attention,
Pricks Reasonahle.
X
TS PATENT MEDICINES,
£j;' DRUGS AND CHEMICALS
H.i FANCY AND MEDICINAL SOAPS,
X PERFUMERY, FLUSHES,   X
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HA Ami ab ,; Isttcs/or lite Toilet ami Hi,
at *!','■'! Room                  if
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PROVINCIAL   LAND   SURVEYOR  X, Orders by Mall/wive careful Alton*  ft
AND DRAUGHTSMAN.           )ft lion and yiilckOispalcli,         >j;;'
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B. LAURENCE'S
Irrigation Projects, Engineering and Sue-   ^(J
vey Work, with Plans and Estimates,
in Any Portion of the Province, inimedi-1 Hi,
alely Attended to.
Spectacles and Eyeglass
^n>i3ifiHi«J?'.ii'--ais ■'!-!• pis iiii -'■! ■■•' ih a-!-' '-r< si limmtWtk ws fl»
SMITH & CLERIN, Props.
Mnnufr»clui'crH Of
Sashes, Boors, Mouldings, Turnings, etc., etc,
All kinds of Factory Work kept in,
stuck iind Hindu to order,.
The best of material used.
Coast Vcdar worked into furnishings; a
specially.
Write fnr prices and discounts,
All kinds of lumber, laths and shingles
kopt in slock.
Sawmill mi Okmi'i'jaa Like, handy i >
shipment.
Sii-h  it'iil di ti' I' lei n't un ;'. ;'  R
a iv al Verticil
m
■ a, a-   a. .. il ■  i'     ' i  : a .1   si   ■]  iti, ti  ,a
Wilflli I       -: '!'■!" "■'"■ ai'ia!; III ai '-i'-iirvMi.;;,
Maps and Plans of any Portion of
Osoyoos District.
VEIINON,    MIDWAY,    KETTLE   RIVER,
~cTl>b. green7
Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E.
PROVINCIAL LAND   SURVEYOR
AND DRAUGHTSMAN.
Surveys of Every Description in the Lower
Country from the Siniilkameen to Grand
Prairie Immediately Attended to.
Payment will be received cither in Cash,
Stock, Produce or Labor.
.1. r. HAAS, U.S., 10. Al.,
MINING  ENGINEER AND ASSAYER,I
MIDWAY, B. C.
Samples for Assay From a Distance Will
Receive Prompt Attention.
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H,iHs<Hs < 1'.HaHs, HS HiHsHAH/ "T* '.'**
i'S 'Iv •',';/ Vi??i?'«"l?i'Si'Si'si'Si'Si'Si'S
JUST   .   .   .
OPENED
...   UP!
earth an' roar'ei) an' lieller'en tvnr.-a-i
lini); a lnill i'i.riv.1 full uf Texaa steers,
I bjisllcil tu gel uul, tint l saw ii was
ralker'houtyoiirsnowshoe'en.you nu use,   the  jig was up.   "EJinky,
f ..      i   .  , •    ■',     ,,i     ii 1,0,1 ,     Id   Imv,    I   thought,   "viniil    bet-
fehers ha;„l in il will, old "Blmky    ,e,',,,',.,^ yourself ,,iigl,tv ipiick I'm
S'l't.   I  I'Beki ne ul iny iilil snow- the great beyond; yoirll soon pass in
shoe'eu iiilventures jist er bout caps
the ciniiix fnr cleaii cut danger nnd a'.
the same time good luck. I'll tell yer
all ea'limit il, and it ain't 110 drop-er-
niekel-iii-the-slot fake, neither I"
Thus did nlil "lilinky" Hinckley address hilinself Ihe other night to 11
crowd uf yarn-spinning prospectors in
yer checks uml you'd better make
amends fnr yer past misdeeds fur you'll
aiiiiit bean angel now. An' I wondered
how I'd Inni; an' net in a cliii, rube
will) u pule pick ill (Die Ini ml an' a harp
iii tlie other siugiti' praises lu ibe greal
Jehovah.
This, as nil sl nries go, flashed llu ;;ii
my mind quicker than it lakes In tell
it.'
Denny    McCrnekon's    booze    shop.  I looked at the greal roll'en, rnar'eii,
lllinkv settled himself down in Ihe shd'en mass of snow, timbers nn' rock.-;
chair and propped his number leu hobnails up 011 the end of a whisky barrel;
1 ben Inking a large four by six chew of
to'iacpn and crowding il into the side of
ins; mouth until his cheek pouched uul
HJte a liiisplaclied bunion 011 an aristocratic instep, be begun;
cont'eii down nil niu, an' wus jist u
Iiniiiil. In close my eyesiilul bid fnrewcll
In Ibis mundane shhere, when a large
bowlder, in advance of Ilia rest, stiuck
lite projection of a small snow-covered
cliff which ea used il Iii rial.ei shay mt'il
cum boimd'eii across Ilm gulch ; . 11 e,
jial over mv bead. Like a Hash I
thought an' :,I'leil.   I  embraced ilm;
MIDWAY, B, C.
Large Stoek of
L&V
Analytical   Chemist    ami   Asi.;|yci'.
CJ-KO.  A. (Jl'KSS,  M. A.,
Honor Graduate in Chemistry ancl Mineralogy, Queen's University, Kingston.
All -Kimlri of Assuj'K and Analytics Carefully
mid Aecm'fttoly Performed.
ADDKIiSS
Caroof Stjiuthyro Mining Co.,
Knlrvk'w, It, C.
GROCERIES,
DRY GOODS,
BOOTS & SHOES
HARDWARE,
MINERS' SUPPLIES.
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Ti.-ii.tis llnlil. Silver or Lend, each ?|,80; Gold
anil Silver S-; S'lekcl, S.'i; Copper, S2;
Copiior, Gold und Silver, Sll. Otjji'r prices
on application.
C. F. COSTERTON:
VKHNON, 11. ('.
-_A.-s-iBM.-t  for-   ■ IiinilS   ANI.UAI.a; AND  KISH  MOl'XTEIl
The Anglo-Columbian Co., L'ld.,  Wholsalc '|N AI'I'litil'K 1 ATI-: S'j YI.KS.
Importers of Wines and Spirits.
Xicholles k flenouf, Agrloulttira) .Machinery,
—A.-g*iE3:ia.t   Pon-
TiK ;;,.i!;:i,.i)ii-£p,,I!..iiiiibitjii3;slm
W, C. POUND,
TAXIDERMIST.
Native Birds i|i|d Heads Kept for Sale.
Orders  by  mail  e'l'l,''  i"',.ti|'i  nltentlon.
.Minimim.' Ili'.,iian S|,. ,'i'illy.
n
VLHNf.N, B.C.
P
Hur-t
NDELL,
u
eneral Merchant
MIDWAY SAW MILL
Rough and Dressed Lumber
Constantly on hand at Heasonable Prices,
LEQUIME   &   PO W EB S,  Proprietors.
B. C. CABGniLAn°CO.
ARMSTRONG, B. C.
GENERAL   MERCHANTS.
Dealers in Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes, Hardware,
Clothing, and Supplies of nil kinds.   A specialty
made of Home Cujed
H A M rt   A N I)   11 A O O N S.
Write for pricp.s,.
A LARGE  LIST OR  FARMS  FOR WALE.
3B-  O.   OABQH.I.   A.   CO., . B ^BMSTKONG.
In  lia;..a iiiaui'aaea.
. ...a a..a .-. ;...;: laslllrc,
,. Iusiii',1 lam o. o. North America,
flljs I..'. 1.1011 .a Ca.na baa lure In.,, Co.
ia.   an cue a.aae,amo Co., of Canada.
a;,., IndianPcaiiiiiricniLoan,v Invest-
n.oiii. Co.
Ihe Dominion Buiidiiig Si Loan Association,
k »ral IlorJ Estate & Financial Agt.
NOTARY PUBLIC,
A. D. W ORGAN.
Portrait & Landscape Piiotagraplior
VKHNON, ll.C.
VIEWS OF  THE DISTRICT  FOR  SALE.
SLOANB-PAINE-BiCHMOND COX ke»k bros,, r' °'KERR
Tlie Loading BUTCII lal^S,
WHOLESALE  &  RS-TAIL
GROCERS
Of tlio Northwest,
BOUKDAflV FALLS, B.C.
A 1'nl'i Sloeli of
DRY  <i«>oi>St
GROOI^KIES,
.M|Xi:i{!S' SUPPLIES,
ALL   A.'   fHL-   LOWEST   PRICES-
Yer see, il was Ibis way,   I was passen' rock, un' ijuicker'n Ihe spoils
winlei-'cii mi Huiipdury Creek, li, (',   1 \'UZ li'f'd "1> .™m al-""'1 '';!'  I1"''1!'';'1
■    ' ■ • - .        , ,    , "I1"'1' I "'as whipped mil nl   ihal   .-ra
bail been iirospiiuting the creek above drilf with sieli a -,u.l.b-i*»i'k liki'lhal
lbe  nib nf  Prior creek, and ijiii'ln   I lefl my bools inni (?wforiiiii socks
ibe winter concluded, one day tn take bebiiid ilie.
mv long Norwegian siipwshocs -in' go     '""I "j' '"ll "» |" ll'''" '™*,l»ng'
n , .*'   o as it whirled like a buzz saw an  sl
up to my claim fur the purpose of git- ,,„.,, tnt, abirt nil'me.   Ilm ilsiuniiicn-
ten a few samples.   1 bad leu miles uf turn was so greal thai when I grabbed
alripl uke, but plenlv of snow wilh "   i1  «vj"l  ""-' beaveuward,  an'    in
, ,      i        ,    , i ,',     iiiii null I I ■ * 11 Ilk a nail  lite utlgel.    I suw
n en,ni  nni C'S   anil lbe   "b lunkeil    , ...        , - .   .
s ' the snow shoe go by under me an lh"
to be nullum,   I was gitleii mi whal |,.s| l SMW 0f tbe bear be was wnvVii
yer might call swinnninly lill I gol  In me a sad good-bye us Ihe slide began i i
where the inountaiiis begun I" l,„,k ' mil liini iintlei'.   Then everything was
,.,   .,    ,     i    .■ ,, ,     ,■ hiodeii by lie iiniiw ousl ibal tiiwavs
like lbe bends ni   lbe   occiipailts of n f„||,m,, ;1's„„w ,„,,,.,
trmii rim ul seals nl u variety show, |  |,a,;  i,,,,,,,  K,,j„- s0  hi^l, all flii.s
and tho cliui'en gol loo much liku linrd liiuellutl I begiinlolliiuklhal I inighl
work to lie iiumse'en.   The snow had l«'able lo warm my Inm* feel   i.a   ...
,..,,.,                   ,      • .  , .... street   amps  ut Un- cilv o   ibe new
drilled  into greal overhang,,,  drills Jl,I.U81l]eliI>1 „,, „,„.,,, ',  mi(,„	
m   the    bead    ul    the    gulch    an   my grip on the eurih eulircly. an'be,
looked very treacherous an' forbod'en, come a rniu'en cuinel  in.-:anil of a
I wns slowly wend'en mv way up the  roin'en prospuelur, an' have seienlille
,,..,'      ., ',.        •,    ,     tellers u pnki'ii  tiili'scopi's nl  me nnd
gulch, lack en ns tl were, trom side lu , ,.,.„.,,,„ .», |Jui ,r|iin. ,,,-',,„. m,,f,mi
side.   Boundary creek lay below l-ruHluies an'fantastic similes my pedal ex-
ty well up to the snow  bunks.   I bud  truinities  ivuiihl east ns ibey trailed
hist about made the riffle when a lund ont behind me llop'eu like the'lliixes nf
.,,,,,, , ;u whale as I  wus Inuken   lur  a soil
swish and a dull boom caused me «> place to hind,
lookup, un'holy horrors! llu- hull top     Thu ||yVu was nil rigid, but i wus
and sides of the mountain had broke liegin'eu to   entertain   sum    serious
Innse an' was a slid'eti down towards » 'aheiishuii as  In tbe land'cii.   I
I wus now cum ou down, nnil ji-, whal
""'• lbe  sudden   contact   wilh   ibe   earth
At u glance 1 saw my only hope was might do I ilidii'l know, Hut 1 Ihoiiglil
in Hint tail nnd run before ii ; fur, the coroner might come up soiiiiiflaj
Inn-rim'accidents, I might outrun it, as and gather me up with some l.hntVn
,    , ., ,    ;   ,,  , .,,     > paper, and see In it   Unit   mv retnailis
1 liiid two miles and a half clean sail en ^ bm,leij wilh |hl. 1TO1„,-( ,v„||h,
below   inn.   I gut my slippers turned of my class.
about  nn'  took  straight   down   the     All  l 1   I  come  up kerplunk
gulch.   The gulch wus steeper than against sunithen solid, like n head ,
" , ' civilization,  wliu-li put an niriiriliMii
the slide old Satan wns tired mi!  ul pbat in my spinnl coluin,   I limn io
heaven on, nil'my chances wus aboul m lirst Iliad struck the lup roiiud ..!
even as to my gltt'en out of the course Jawl.'s ladder nn'llie  Iirsl feller I'd
,. ,, ,     |   ,.        ■,     , i.i SOU would  be old  Sl.  I'l.'.'i'a.a .ai na
„l ibe iiverlanche before H overtook |(| ^ m ammul „r „„.,,,    ,,„,
me.   Bul it was-ui bei'en up inn n- (,)H(eh'eii  bliiily ,-ibmil  I found  I hull
Inm the fiii-lhi'i' it come, , landed in lin- lop of a tree whal leaneil
Now fellers, talk er'bout yer greased U«'ay from the course of ibe slide.   I
,....,     i  i ,, in   ,i-       i ,, -,  i,,.,   Ini wilbsii'h force tlmt   1 curried tlm
lightiim an sich like things, bul mini  tm,0WW.iUl nit,   Wht,n ,   „,„,
nowhnr lo the llmu . wus niaken,   I tho ground the ifs^lniii't' ol ihcliei
I'l'iiieniher now of my coat tails whin'eii beeoin greater, nn' lis loiigliiies)  was
mil behind an'apopu'en likoawel sieh that it didn't siiup nil, an'jist ;i
,    , ,   ,.     ;■ , li was a iiiul. to rebound I lei I -a nn
sheet in a  wind storm.   I was jist Kripp un* f<Ul gmitlv to .-nWli.
eult'enii blue streak through the ozone     |  had hardly gathered  mysell in
nf thu atmos|)l||iro, an1 fell  purty sure gel ber when I heard.", iihii- tluil rauseil
uf ivin'en  tnv nice,  when ,a  glaiiee a shudder to creep riiuiiil iny rerehel'
,   , ,'    ,       t    i- i lnill. nil    I,ink ell   thrulii'h  lbe  inlsl I
ahead showed ji buncbiil suow-civercd ww ,|l(, ^.^ ,.„,„-,.,, {'m ,,„, ,lrIii .
linsbes   rise, un' nut   popped   il  lur;,v   revenge fur the   uiisellief I   bail il	
grizzly hear. He'd laken up winter him. "Holy Moses!" I ihuugbi,
quarters here un' heard llu com'e.p\"}^ ,! ii-"l !«s.-cd Lliruugb seven
1     ,      , ,   ,. ,     .       , ..   kinds ul deaths lo be devoured bv a
uverlnnebe,  an   thillkeli, perhaps, it eri/./lv liemut last I*"
was ilie trump nf doom, be didn't]   Now, when I let loose oft He tree ii
wunl tube, keli-liedunp'e.n, but be jist I recoiled with a mighty jerk that sprung
got out, an' lllld got down   thai   'ere «   l'1'",1'1   *''«   ''',".'<>■   "nd   the   an-lnni
s    ,      ., ,,,, , . ,,   ,         ,. caused by the slide curried it down nn
gulch as if old Gabriel had seul him a the bw nml struck him a blow Ilinl
Bpeclal message to git there ((rrst,so as sunk him clean nulvr sight, nn' nil I
to ride in the head wagon al |he great ' ben-ad from him was a few grunts a-1
parade mi judgment day.   But as fast
ns tho bear was goin', I was goin'fas-
disappeared,
I drew a long sigh nf relief, like Un
wail of a mother over a lung Insl son,
nil' pulled myself together agell, I'm I
F, B. JACQUKS,
Sjiolraaj.ii'.   "Wamla.
S0LI3 AOEKTS FOR
Lipton's Celebrated Coylon Teas.
Anheuser-Busc'r Budweiser Beer,'   Watches, ClOCK.S and Jewell'y,
" Diamond " Creamery Butter. Spectacles and
Silverware.
REPAIRING A SPECIALTV.
ter,   1 hadn't lime lu think or change
MIDWAY' and BOUNDARY FALL.S lnv conl,s<., hut right onto him 1 drnv J must, say I fell purty badly "funct, nn'
full force,   I telescoped ilie bear iiiid  lluo^eit like the frayed ends of a well;
,, ' ,. ., .worn  dish   rug,   I   sluoil   llieie   un
the sudden shock overcame his eqnll- h|atcnw]  |,, ihe dv'en cclui
Meat ihJivi'ri'il at ltock Crook inni nil (ho
Kilning Q^uiis,
Wrlto  fs For Prices  on   Anything  lo
Mai nr Brink,
SLOANE-PAlNE-ltlCHJIOND ('(I,,
olO-Din " "  SPOKANE, \V \SI1.
VERNON, B, (',
ni Ibal
lbriuin, and give him a double header I show slide while lbe piisn'ra wind
down the gulch. Jlysnowshoes busted 1'1*}'«| wisfitlly wilh itiydisliet,'led
an' I took a series of acrobatic summer-.
sels  lhrough  space  an'  landed neck
j deep in n spow drllf some two Iniiidi'vu
I feel fiii'lli'.U'i'iiiwn.
Well, tl\e slide didn't slop In buigbv
hul    eiiin   right   mi.   a   li'itr'nn   up
'trees   nu'   bowlders   mi   lar'i'iv,   (lie
whiskers, mi' 1 (tiililoquiscii ilnisly
"Now, Blin,ky, are yerotit'er luck or
i\\ link V tlml is the (juration, You've
had Ilia biggest raise nf yer life, .'mi".
draw lbe draperies of a rarified atiuoi.
p.lici'1' around yer hare feel ami hie.
yei'self tn lin- Boundary saloon,
llyack!" ,l.\'i)t !■: I'txnv
\ ■r: r **~J.r-J~*i*rZ2Mi4A^>r"^V''u^rJ^\\^~
THE ADVANCE.     ""»"»?™ Mft,     FOB SAU
Tl AKT&NOHItlS I'laii'iiiK'iiias   Centi-nlli Located in '.ho 11.-ii'Kl.irJ' Creek
U   Midway,  H.c Mining Camps. gj j | • I   T'^MfZ
Suns I'iii'luii Price, -'a.'.1" per itiinuni. 'iiiyi'tilii
in ailt , ill.. r . r.nai ur hull-yearly at Ihe
„i'ii,.a ui the subscriber,
Advertising Ilm- -aa iiiiii|i|illiiilinii,
Though lbe i'iibttu|is nf 'I'm: Advance nre
ilwuvs open for lbe iliseussi I mutters ol
public ini, i, -i unit iin,...ram: i. ive ilo aol nee-
--..i.e. endorse aaj of tbe opinionsexnresseil.
(-orrt'spoiuieiiee ofti pia'auim! nature ttill aol be
published.
IVICIlNI al'AV. HEI KMItlai; IH. I*'.i|.
Ili.'-T UK l.b.u OHS   'Mi (TUAIt:
til,\i;i.l> 'Inni i; 1TE.
poo! Jabk
—emmet     , Tir^r,??—'i;-.'-.g^.*w.i*iaa3ig;
GOLD COMMISSIONER'S NQTICE,
Osoyoos Division (if Yalo \)i%:\
trict,
|   All placor claims and lease holds in ilii-i ill-a
p'ii'l legally hgld, uiny he Iniil oifi; (ruin i|,i. I-,'
of November, ISiil. to the lai ot .lu'iia, l-a.t,
r. A. II. I.Alt'lll.Y,
Osoyoos, B, ('., Gold Cotyityvjsgioiier,
Mir,ing Mc "" mail) I'ondoeieit io Any of Bolh T|1Dse Tables (ire Complete and'
Until -.i.l-l'. il ■,- I'uini-lii'il. '
Iii First Class Condition,
THOMAS. J, HARDY, PROP.
APPLY TO
K. MclNTOSH, Vernon,
ADVANCE OFFICE,
THE
ROCK CREEK HOTEL . , .
in another column ttill be foiiud a j
letter i,ii lb. subject of hup growing by JIOfTlI OP Itfil'K CltKEK. ^   Or 11
Mr. Ij. Dell of Okaungaii Mission,  in  l;r_  jpi.***a:»ii*-i».bL,  »*«*•.
... M,'. tb      i-i itl.-i iii u givesan aceuiml
1. IlL/Jwlw 1 j
General Merchant,
FAIRVIEW,. B. C.
Keeps I |ie Largest and Hest Assorted Stock ofj
hi jjp |Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots & Shoes, <k.
27th October, Ml.
*&*.
pf Ilis .1,1 II il t'Spl'l i.a.'. , - ill Ilinl illllll
I at
I
■yin this seeli fllie Province.   In  i'...-. n .--   Iccn.MMuii.vrinN run  i-.     fIV A MTTll?    DDOfPOQ     "'""
„„ „ is desired I in All J ill. rttUbiw
GOOD STAPLING has been a
CANADIAN PAOIFIC
RAILWAY,
The    World's    1 ligliwiiy
in    Uliti|tic   to  1 'at fit;
an;.' pin ■  ninth of Yernon, and sells on terms to suit the times,
(.'hi'iipesl I'i ■;,■!• a. bnt  'ai ish iii the Okanagan Country,
FULL   WEIGHT  AND   MEASURE   ASSURED.
from Ilm writer liy purlics illl ri'slud
in Imp i tillure, Mr. Dell will In pleusftl
to fin-iti -'a il, us fur n ■ Iiii I'Nperieiice
baa -.'   through the  (aillllilllH .a   lbe
,     ,. „ i  i     it'J la.'.'l.ai Kblibigon Kullle Hi...' ,., T
pr,--.    Mr, Dell, We ni.av  stale, ll'leil
 -«"«»•"' w'm i.y M;-   MARTIN BROS.
ins|n etor from \ icluria mi lin-ly pule
uinl il proved a couiplele I'uilurc,
BAN ^MONTREAL
VERNON  Al.TIIS.
i.ii.tniyii iiinsi: Fua
Hardware, Stove, Tinware, Paints,
Slass,
^5 BEE1) A STEAMER ABERDEEN
LEAVES PENTICTON
GREAT SUCCESS      tdssbays, Thursdays and Saturdays;
i at 8 ii.))).. Connecting nl
Iii Africa, Australia, America, ant]! okanuan landing
a, including tlm Pro-.     W1.„ Trai„s r0,. the Easi and West     gn, I)0xai,d A. SMITH, Pros.    HON. GEO, ll. piUJMJIONp Via,. Pros
K. S, CL0U8T0N, GENERAL AU.naukk.
CAPITAL (till iiald up).
rest	
SUf.lXIU.OOO.
5,000,000.
Il'i-inn inn' ..-' i] . i.,.i-|iiiiiiliail.l
Yi;u\'.iN, Di.,.. 12, The diphtheria
patients apt al' »''ll enough tu be removed in n i'i i ilaya, nud tiill depart
f(|| llieir lii.n.e.a Ibis wee',.. I Ir. Morris,
| mil glad I" say, received word from
Mr. W. II. H.-VVubsler seating lliere
ivere im eases uf diplilheriu ul lwere.
' Mr,'Robert MeDougull died nn flit- V©3KII.OBL, IS. C
,11'dny moriiiugi und allhoiigh ii was
generally known tlml ho was seriously
ill, the news of Ids death gave a shock
lu the whole epiiniiunily,   (|e wns ul-j
ways ipiiei and retiring, Inil those wlm
knew him best ami cere liruughl into betwukn
liusiness intei'i'iiurse with him  found '■
his true worth aaa man of slerlingln- MIDWAY   AND   GRAND   FORKS
i"..";iv aiid everylliing that goes  lu
i,    ; ,, c.MiiiviNr'
|n,iki, a  nuble i.bai'iiel'ar.     lle wn-.  a
native of Liiilsay, (int., and came hereL^^ Frei M| Express & p9g9enmrs,
.antiii' teli years tigo.   He received tbe
jilipointmeiil uf postnitislcr mi lbe re-
:""' "lld Connects Willi E. D. Morrison's Stage
to Marcus.
W. HENDERSON'S
STAGE   LINE
vineo of British Columbia,
It Will Not Cost Vou more, than $4 r,cr ton to
extract from 90 to 9(i lie;' cent of tho
assay value of your ores. Send samples
to us and we will report thereon free of
cosl, provided freight Is Prepaid, fall
and see us or write to
JKe Gassel Qold
Extracting Go., hd.,
W. PELLEW HARVEY, F.C.S.,
Supt, Experimental Works,
srlll VANCOUVER, B.C.
Loaves M|u"."n' Weihiosilays natl Siitui-dnyi
for Grain] lurks uinl Marcus.
Grand Fork*, and Grand Forks Wednesdays
HO alii-1'""' s"!'inlay., to.' Midway,          rloiZ-3.no
is afternoon tn see I lie (lunar- tt j,  ,      i      ft  n	
r.u.,.ds1|r,w..t,ii  Vernon Private College
lives fur ffis liuine in tlodrich, | u
VERNON, B. C.
lii'i'ineiii nl .Mr. I,. Uiroiii
llie duties nf lbe office very capably,
The funeral was nn Sunday, under the
auspices nf tlie Masonic Order of litis
(own, ntnl  nf lin- neighboring lodge
nf Npallmiiciieen, uinl was attended hy
a large  tUiniher uf people from here ]   heaves Marcus Mondays and Fridays for
uinl suyrmindiiig couiili
Qujle n iimnber gathei'ed at ib
linn ibis afternoon lu see ilu- dopai
I ni ".'.if I'
who leaves lur nts iitnue ui uounen, l
Hul. ; Mr. M. ('. Dnvisoii, whn went tu
tho coast]; Mrs. Beckingsale uml fain-:
lly, nn their way lo join tin- doctor in
r.alil'uiaiia;  Miss   Buchanan  nnd  Mr. ' [•', AilRIKN  MlSVER, PrI^'CII'AL,
I'lyderiiiau, who  went east, nnd Mr,
(inrmiiiii nf lb.' Bank of Montreal, wlm
lefl on au exlentleil trip In lin- I'. S.,
iind Ihu old country,   'lbe Ini Ier will' SEN'D KOIt pllQiJPKCTL'S.
|ic   very   much  missed, ns his genial' RQD   S\|j:
nianner and obliging disposiliou inaile
hint u general fuvnrile, tn tiii; ijkst i.ih.m.itv on tiik vkh
Mr. J. A. .Mum cnuie in mi Monday   I   M'S' Tuwnsile. n few nari' and half-iicro
|U.d went mil   m-dny.   The;,,,, ,, Wffl■fc\&^?r°ml'*
ti'i'iit ol  it  new postmusli'l' here wus
!(,,. ;".!;".! ai'le   |'i'H.-.mi, iiltiiougll,  il I F. AHHIAN MIA EH,
may juilge I'riiui lbe iimotuil ni shak-i ViaiNn.v.U.t,	
ing Muring lie. -Iny here, llle elect ion
must I e   la'al'  ill   hlllld.    Tbe   weal her; $*,   lj|g
remains line  Willi  snow enough fori ^B/fa?WaR?frr
sleigliing. 7-^W4& '
Tin-  reading  room  lias nnw been tiff^^Wty'' U'C
thrown open to the public,   Tbe i s &fi^^Stu'W't-? "
liave been nicely papered pninleii uml
and  are well furnished willi papers,
FOR SALE
BZ^VOULiljN JtOJEIi
OKANAGAN MISSION,  B. C.
This is n splendidly liliiahed liollse itislib:
anil iiill. almost naif, with good stable and out
liuililiiiK-. is ceturally located in the volley
and I'lininiiinibiii cnni trade. It stands oil ils
own grounds of two and n half acres iu extent,
nml is a good investment.
ALSO A FIRST-CLASS
BLACKSMITH SHOP
\v(-|'i;
COMPLETE OUTFIT OP TOOLS,
Through p|rrt-Clnn Blowing Curs
Dully Botwoon laiieouvcr unil Montreal a1"1 Hti1>""1'
Through  Tirltols  on  Sule. to Eastern
anil I'liellll' (nasi I'iiIiih.
-#■
Rates Lower Than Any Other Line
—.*—
For Kates, Time Ac., Apply to
H, S. SCADDING,
Agent, Penticton
OR TO
G, Ml. BROWN,
Dist. Pass, Agent,
Vancouver, B. C.
i I'liis building Is two storeys high and stnmls
(■ii ils own ground uf half un acre in extent, and
is in a commanding business position.
Knu Trims Aeci.v 'in
li. NICHOLSON,
Okanagan Mission,
e to Contra
SEALED TENDERS
KJOTflW
inawi/.ini'S nnd   giiuies.   The  young
men of ibe |own will now have u very
I'liniforlnblii and lienellclal place where ..
lhey ean p;,l in u ipiiei hour during
llieir leisure,
Tlii-!-.. is .-nine talk nf some tableaux
being pul nn tlm boards shortly fur the
lenefil nf Ilea English church hero,
The iiiilityandservici'iibleiiessof ourj pXDOHSKIi,   "Toudor, Clov't   Hitildlngs,
j(lgaiilic waterworks  systein is In be   L-.  .Miilttay, H.c." will bo received hy lbe
tested wilh a sample pump costing nu ! undersigned up lo 12o'clock iiot,non Ihe lai day
jess n .-nni I hall %t\Si,    Bofpru Ihe will- U( Kobruary, 16113, (orlhocroellonolii
ter i.s over, thai is if il  proves to be it I
sevure  w uyy.'l be theilllltised Rl'XOHDEB's Ol'KICK and a   Look-ut
spectators of ii ui-oeession of tilt) fire, AT MIDWAY, B.C.
Water nnd Ugnl commitlee, in coin- .
pair,- with ii kettle of boiling water,     Eaob tender must ho iiceonipanloilli;,-nu ne*
I'.ii'rti'd with the express  purpose  ,,f |uep,totlbank clioiiuo for $200,00, inaile payable
tfiftwiiiK  the uiirulv town |iiuii|i,  to tliu Him, Chief Conuiilssloncrot Ijinds and   JL   %J J&Z, i2Sk. Mm X©
Vivid"recollections Until  llirougli Hie  Works.  Snob elu ■ will lie roturnotl tniin-
illind in  whicli all  lb" wilier, even In successful competitors, bill ivlllho torfclleil by
the   lasl   drup. tiie' been expended In uuy bidder whn. y dcellno to oxecuto a con*
frantic efforts  In  thaw mil  n fiuiiily I tract If cnllml upon lo do so,  tn tho'ov fa
pump  uinl  llnil   ttilbuiit   nvnii.  nnil contract bolhg lot, the ehci|ito will bo returned
what will In* i li<* rYellug of the people upon tlio contractor furnishing approved scour*
if some day Ibey awake in the reallza- lly, amounting loJl.OOO, tor tho due e pletlon
tion Unit tiie contents nf every bucket, of tho work,
pitcher and  howl  ling been dumped    Plans nnd spoclllwUTons cnn bo soon nnd form
Into the kettle, ii|idstlllthe in|ghty arm lot tonilor oblnl I nl Iho following plncos:
of the solitary Imvu puint) reflisea tn Oovornnionl   Olllco,   Osoyoos;   Qovornraonl
be uplifted, uinl lbe  boiling elonif.nl  Olllco, Rock Crook;  Advnnro" Olllco, Mill-
fnills   lu pi nelrale llle Irni't it ivn!„r-  uaij ; reHldcnco nf Air. S, It, Ai ml, .1. l'„
works system.   Surely then liter,; will  Kettlo Itivor; nnd nl tbo olllco of tbo underlie a greal outcry ibnl shall only he p|gnod,
jienrdliy those who some (lav will be    *|*i,,. lowest ur nny tonilor nol nocossiirll)'
prepared   lo ipiniich   the  Inxpuyers' i(..-.-j.tt*.!.
(.hirst witli n living stream of arteslnn i.Kiixaiih N'Diilits,
Wilier  liriiuglit   down frulll ilea hills     (        Asst, Ctiiiiinisslonov bunds nnd Works
lll",Vl'- „„ 1V.„-,i.ni, n. i'..
 M< _ ' S'linniliirl.-ilh, lSflb 7-ld
H. C. COOPER
MAXUEACTUREn OV
laraess ami Saddlery
VERNON, P.. 0.
SECURE YOUR
FOB
WLJLS
MRS. H. P. PALMERSTON,
MIDWAY, B. C
SPOKANE FALLS
and
NORTHERN RAILWAY
Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway
ALL RAIL  TO NELSON, ?. C.
Only through line to  tyelson,
Kaslo, Kootenay Lake
and Slocan Points,
Through Trains Semi-WeeKly.
Daily, oxcept Sunday, between Spo-
kano ami Marcus,
l-M) a.m. Lv SPOKANE Ar. 5:30 i\,in.
On WortncadaVB ami Sutunlays trains will
run through to Nelson, nvrlvlng ut .:i:-lii am.,
limiting closo comiocHoii wiih lho»toamor ^el-
son for Kuslu nml nil luko points, arriving at
Kiif-lniii 11:00 p.ni. sumo -lays. Heturning,pns*
SCUgors will leave lako points ami Ni'Ut'ii nn ,
Tutistlays ami Fridays, arriving at Snokaiiu i
samo day.
Passcugors fnr Kottlo Itivor and Boundary
Crcuk t'iiiiiu.'1'i at Miu'uuh with strtgo on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
auglotf   ^^
HATE OF INTEIIE8T AT 11UE8EXT ;ii l'Ull OENT,
BULLION AND GOLD DUST HANL'LIID.
Branches in London, Hun., New York and Qhicago, and In ullthe principal iiiii",.
ill Cana'dn.  Buy and Sell Sterling Exehange and Cable Transfers, want
conmiei'cial and travelling oi'edit8,tivailablu in any pai-tot' the viorh%,
Drafts Issued.        Collections Made to all Points,
munches tx imrrtsn iioi.tMin.t:
VANCOUVER -     NEW WESTfflNSTER.
VICTORIA
Twin Branch : G. A.
NELSON
WULFFSOHN & BEWICKE, Ltd.,
BANKERS
Financial, Real Estate, Insurance and
General Agents.
Dock IIovhe, Billitisb Sthket, London, England,
VANCOUVER, 11. 0. and VERNON, B. C.
J0HANN WULFFSOHN, Managing Director.
Vgrnon Branch, G. A. Hankey, Manager,
The Vernon livery
P9
stisli
mm
Itili
S 6t3lii8S»
CANN & CO.,
BOOKSELLERS, STATIONEHS
Ami Pcnlcrs In
MUSICAL  IflSTnUMENTE,
SEWING  MACHINES,
WALLPAPER,
TOBACCOS, Etc., Etc,
Having taken over tlie stables of Giilhigher k Stevenson, and thoroughly over
batiled iniil reUUeilThe promises, 1 nni prepiu-ed to meet the deiniinils
of llie public,   I have nu hand a complete stoek of new rigs,
(double und single! foi' puhlic use, nnd also n gOAld lot
of well broken eurringe und saddle horses,
Tourists desiring to sec the country would do well to cull.
Goot! Single Drivers,      M Double Drivers,
Gooti Saddle Horses..
Leidies' gentle double and .single drivers and saddle hors,es,
Horses hoarded by lbe week or mouth (box stalls if desired).
Horses broken in huriiejs, nml horses an,d cattle snid on commission,
Denier in hay and grain, wholesale nnd retail
D.  IVIcDUFF,
General Blacksmith,
MIDWAY, H.C,
AH Klnilfl "f Work Ifoooillod In tlin Katls
(Heliull nf t'llaliillli'l'.-'.
1/. (',. SHEI^INGHAM,
"Mr. P.. I'. Stiydnni wriies llie Ro- ~ „
porter from Midway mid  Boundary *>(,  •^ife   a/
Crni'k, H. C, Ibnl a nninhei' of sales j«'*,("r«",sr^?r&,
Imvu recentl'v   been   niaile   lliere in f  flKl'^-fStn^
which tun ditl'i'i'i'til liulle, Helena nnd I *•'■*"?*■''f \<:V i/7W?
Knit Luke I'lirlies are interested,   Tlie' Jfe^'i, ^'^'ffipgfnrt'Xa
prospects nf a  boom in that section v»-     'w?      ;*~**
hext season are very encouraging and „ „     . _T .,
SVIIdWiiylHis lineprospecls of becoming | tyffljft CJOUTt NfltiCS.
,1 mining cpntre nf Importance Iribiv
tnrv to Hint (iii|i|ilry." Mining und
Market Reporter.
SITTINGS of tlio C.o,unty Court ,ot Vnlii till
lie liiilili'iiii!,|iilli,\rs;
Tlie Cozv Shaving Parlor AtoSOyoos0n\vo<ii,oRi\fty,iothapi*ii.isosi
iimmoj   i)imiiiif,|iiiiiii     A| M.|hv,iv m sium-ilm, i;tili April, 1«,
VKHNON'. H.C I ui |ho hour of olovon o'clock In IlinfinTiiirai,
The Oiimore Block, hj-i-..,...mh...i    -
Opposite the Post Oflltse, j ('A''" ^"f J; t,
it-iMjiilti's' ,iini iiiiiliiren's liiilr-i'iiiiiiii; inni Qovi-m^MEXT Omen, Osoyoos,
Sll,'llll|liillill|,'lla]'l"'jl,llt.'. • '     ,i  ,    .,,  ,..,,,
|.;.ia)iiliMii:l'liy.l'...|,. - ■.■'"■"""   •"• _	
W. DALIiVMi'l,!':. |'<'l\  SALE
gio^o.i-n.i   BaneJicMMaii^x 180 Acres of Land. All Meaclov/,
pairview "■ v _,,,,,„,- .. ,   f.    , ,    ,,,    , ■ Every Attention Given to Guests,
IAIUlll.il,   -'■'. nt'.IU I'.I'A Malv I .-avi'lil)'Aia'est li'iir-'l j J "' ■'
D   unit lii'iiinial.   Six mil. a (nan Clllll|) :.{;;' |
ii|   Kinds of Rcpuir'inR.   Horscsliocina n  Klnnoy. OnoMllo from ivngxan ron
EXPEKSS   LINI
lint ween
Osoyoos, Rock Creek, Boundary
freek ancl Grand Prairie,
unixo wiisr
l.eiivta,(Iriinil I'riiirio (North Fork, tin \\u
I.iireii'.ai pu Weiliii'siliiy morning, arriving ni
Osoyoos T||iirs(ky ovonlng,
IllllNIl EAST
Leaves Osuj/vis Friday morning, arriving at
(.iriinil I'riiii'i" slut untily evening.
GRAND FORKS
HOTEL
KETTLE  WIVI.';^, H, C.
Stiigos to Maroiis, Wash,, and
Midway, H.C.
Spooialtv,
Al'Dly ADVANlK (iKKK'H,      ,''•    '-■ \V I ^ I'- M AN, I .'-rpp.    wc,u,n iliortcHt notlee.
Needles for Al! Makes of Sowing
Macliinos Kept in Stock.
Mail orders from lbe Lower Country
will receive prompt attention.
CANN & C'CJ.,
VEHSOEf,     33.     O.
FAIRVIEW HOTEL
JOHN MOFFAT, PROP.
EXCELLENT BOARD
GOOD STABLING
Horses and Buggies for Hire.
granFprairie
KOTUL
G1IANI) PRAIUIK, KUTTI.U ItlVKIt,
Good SUioko
Liquors and Cigars
.   .   .   Good Stabling.
l'HIClS HKASONAllliE.
McLaren bros., proprietors,
PUOKSMITH   SHOP  IN   CONNECTION
StpgOB bciivo every Monday ami Wednesday
for Marcus, Wnsli, •
W. GARDNER,'PnorniETon.
i'tlbl UUll    itu?  i
Notk.-This Btablo ivill liormi -(ricil;. Ur&t'«lnt*B hi every pprtJQuliU'. M) ilrivors nrftftll fit"
millgmiUodisposition,iimltlie mow ilumblc ?tock tlio mui'ket cat) product). Spoclftltit(tmtiot
to trunsiciil tratloiutd Hi lionidefs,
it-... Ail kiutlsjof heavy teaming prompUy attended to.
mrmrK*T7immrrmit.-B.~. ■ ■» / fw«>. r tv: v, nm%\* rjms-stwwM *■' ,-j i,m nitwit
ENDERBY HOTEL
II. W. WHIGIIT, l'noe.
:-:   ENDERBY, B. C.   ;-:
I.ivcry In Connootlon,
I'-Irst-elass accommodation for Ciniunqvlnl
Triivulllirs.
lluntlng anil Fishing In nlnuiilniieo tliniv,Kli
this district.
I'lifk Horses and Qulilos (iiv>i|?Ixi<1 to S|nu.',s-
NICHOLLES & RENOUF, L'td
Victoxla,   IU. ill.
AGB1GULTUHAL MACHINERY.
SOLE AGENTS TOR
Brantford % Binders i and § Mower
THE HEST IN TIIK MAUKK'l.
A Full Line of Waggons, Trucks, Ploughs, Harrows fee., be.
WAREHOUSE AT VERNON,
O. IP. Costertou, ilii'eixt.
prR
JUii.Wl*.*i'I'i«iClHiLi*Wv.l.».T.il»U-;-J.^-k.*   ,JK3fJ.t*V
Armstrong Sash and Door Factory,
A,LJ, KINDS OK
DOORS, SASHES, MOULDINGS,
HOUSE FURNISHINGS, ETQM ETC.,
Manufactured. QP the Premises an<J Kept In §i,ock.
Write for PriQ.©§ to
N. MCLEOD,
ARMSTRONG, B, 0,
ARMSTRQNQ   HOTIL
H. KEYES, Prop.
Good AvvoilW.^ulinii,
(ii'^t (ii-Hors and ('igixis.
First-Cluss Stabling.
ARMSTRONG. B, Q,
QlLBERT'S RESQRT,
OKANAGAN LANDING.
iwii, mim, mini,
TUOHOVOULY CO^flBTABLK.
'   -FUrtcta-
UQVOR^andClfiARSi J. W. I^EED.
WATCHMAKER and JEWELLER
MIDWAY, B. C.
Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty.
All Work Warrunleil.     o3*2m
Pair\tor\'§ f^vsic Store
-OLD   POST   OFFICE-
i09 Hastings Street, Vancouver.
flame, and Organs-Easy Terms
Sheet Music, Sc.  Special attention given lo
Mail Orders.
CARD  OK   THANKS,
'
Mr, and Mrs. II. 1'. Palmorston, Midway,
bog to linn!: nil 'In'-" who so kindly helped up
Tu-ir efforts iii extinguish the tire at tholr n-i
Icili'C lil| Nljt'l'lllltl'l'L'I'lll.
I HlllSTMAS COMES
'a ■   , 13 ri.-a i ■ '
When i! '..'a-, ii   .'a.-a
good feline.
LOCAl, AND DISTRICT,
Messrs, Oarragher k Nnwtnii nre
putting up a lumbar stable ut Grand
forks.
A now strike wns lately made nn tlie
Nonsuch—three feet of solid mineral
jn the tunnel.
Supplies for winter work nre being
packed into the Summit camp from
Grand Praire.
A drift has been commenced at, the
bottom of the No. 3. shaft'at, thu Mable
tx> crosscut, the ledge,
Mr. T. Humphrey, who was recently
ygry ill villi peritonitis, is, we are
glad to state, convalescent.
Mr. W. T. Smith returned last Tliurs
day tn Boundary and left, the next day
for Spokane liy way of While's catlap.
Considerable difficulty was experienced in securing haling cloth this season by the Mission valley hop growers.
Mr. L, Bnsshiirt has cqniineuced
.vorkou the Swiss Boy sinking On tlie
vein. This claiui lips botwoeu the 'Skylark and Providence.
The first semi-annual examination
will take place nt the Midway public
pehool next Friday, 21st, nt 1 p. tn.
Parents and all parties interested in
the school are invited to he present,
Capt, B11I1I1, agent, of the Colville Indian resorval Ion, lias ordered the re*
innvnl forthwith of every whileinan
[run) Ihu .reservation except the. regular goyeriimeul employees,—Loomis-
iiiii Journal
Mr. J. A. Mum, M, P., is supporting
he appointment of Air. J. 1!. Brown of
Pci)ticton us custpms officer nl Mid-
ivuy, This means that, Mr. Brnwu will
receive the appointment a- soon asitii
made, if he still wants it.
A quadrille club has been started in
Grand Prairie and dances will lake I
place regularly throughout the winter
si'iisiui. A lyuaiiiii I'.itsnlsii lieen organ* •
i/.i'd ami i'u Imt as wiil lie. carried on nnd
instructive t- ai in'..-: given in thoschool*
'louse.
Tiie exiniiit ni '.iia. In n; l.l.i- ilistrli I
was forwarded direct lo London and
.ml, exhibited at Victoria, The exhibit, wu an-, informed, will lm very i
welcome at. the Imperial Institute,
where tl 1 mineral resonna.- "I tliia
Province ire not well represent)''.
Dr. and Mrs. Beekijigsalc whn have
now left Vernon for theii neu liume
Hair Los Ai geles, < al. ivill I.i very
iiinli missed i" social circles up . nrtlt,
Mrs, Becking u;' ospeei illy, 1' ho was
ilu ays very n toil in lend her hand
mil f"i' .■ iu        rll ua:  iii ii   11,1s ,;.i.
...   . : ■  -i    "l   public llllll pli-
...      I'Kimni in.*
la.-itl: ia Jn: (.'. ','. 11, made lite
i'i',;a.i'i,iiia- rate nf 121 cents per 11)0 lbs.
on small shipment* of ore sent from
Peiiliclon to Vancouver for treatment
liy the cyanide process as a test, The
pate Was niiide public in this paper und
several small shipments were at once
made, From a. letter lately received
by us from the I!. P. B. agent at Penticton it appears that the company
Ipive changed the charge on such shipments to their, minimum (irsl-eliiss
pate—1(12.13. If this rate is insisted ou
(.lie shipments iyj|l naturally cense.
The Okauagap Mission municipality,
for H'hifb letters patent will lie issued
pn the 1st of January, 18115, will lie
fiventy-four miles in length, and will
contain within its boundaries many
hundreds of acres of tho finest land to
be found anywhere in the Province,
fhe soil and climate need HO apology
fldien it is mentioned that here it was
that one of the finest samples of hops
pver placed on the London market was
grown, Tobacco also thrives well, us
also flax, tomatoes, corn, broom corn,
sorghum, grapes, etc., etc. Fruits of
pyury kind and description may be
grown iu great profusion, The Mission Valley Municipality will, we veu-
foire fei state, he, fhe most flourishing
-*tW.li,IHIIII.I HI" In       I        I I
municipal corporation in the province
if itsjill'iiiis ure conducted with any degree i,f prudence,
.Mi. IV::ms, hayjiig secured a gang
of die eljiji'tis. fjje Midway sawmill is
again siv/iiig Impbeii,
The •iL'si.siiinijUt work I; 11<■! ■ done l)j
Mr, I). 4. jjnllirflok mi the 'I. II. has
slin'..a up a Hm. body nl gold rpuirtx.
Mr. G. ;.. li ci  |i ft Midway on Sun
day fori ; nka en route to Victoria,
whei   l1  . spent* in put in the « inti r,
Snipe  i ,li laliii ore has lati ly I	
taken oul ol the licit n, several spin :
nii'ii- la: v;:,:r nalh lilvei mil I'i ■'
gold,
Foj'lj Ion.* of rot,..a.11,; ■ froii
Camp McKinney are being teamed to
Dkanagan Full' and Ihenci shipped In
the I'l.a ri It sin. Iter,
Air. J. C. Boss returned to 13. un I in
nn Saturday I'rom Spokane and ollic
lioints,   lie went up to li'"'1' •"■ >
Sunday, returning yeslerdaj.
The Skylark people ar « tli   a ■
feci mi ilm vein, which shows ipl mlid
inineriil, Nu shipiiieiil will, jn all
probability bu made lill the spring,
Five men are being worked,
This being the last issue of tlm An-
Vance which will reach our readers
before Christmas Hay, wu luko litis
opportunity of extending lu our- supporters out* besl wishes for a festive
und happy time.
The dance at Mr. Hardy's now dancing hall, Boundary Fulls, will luke
place on Xiiius eve, Everybody is cordially invited to be present, and no
effort will be spared to make |l in every
way a most enjoyable affair,
Any one in this section who has seen
or heard of a young man named F. B.
Lichlenlierg, or who knows his nil-
dress, would confer a favor by supplying any information about him to the
firm of Bilker Bros,, Vancouver, who
are anxious to bear of him,
The vein on the Lust, Chance (In the
Skylark camp) owned by T. G, McCormick and Geo. Cook, lias been opened
up in a new place and looks lirst class.
It appears to be the strongest lead of
its kind In the district. Development
will be continued on it all winter.
Mr. J. Douglas, of the Skylark, is in
Midway as we go to press, exhibiting
some splendid samples of ore from the
Skylark, taken from the bottom of the
shaft (72 feet), where the vein bus
widened uut to tin oe feet. The
samples are plentifully sprinkled with
native silver,
Messrs. l{nliiian k Oolllns intend
next spring to plant out ten or fifteen
acres of tobacco at or near Kelowna.
Mr. Chaplin, formerly horticultural-
1st on the Giiisachan ranch, has sgui-
lied bis Intention to try ton acres, if
satisfactory arrangements can be made
for the rental or purchase uf suitable
land, etc, Mr. Weddell iind several
others are also going to engage more
or less extensively In this fascinating
nnil lucrative .industry, It, would,
therefore, seem us if the residents of
the valley, nl. least 11 good many of
them,have ciiuie to the conclusion thai
this industry lias passed ils experimental stage, ami thnl Ihe Lime hns
arrived, when ii should be prosecutorl
with that amount of energy necessary
In the success of any enterprise.
Those people who have lo siill'iu en 11
only thoroughly appreciate tlie iuciui-
vi'iii. nee nt having to l.riiinn, ride,
drive or depend upon tlie kindness of
their neighbors to procure mull frni la
post ufllce which happens,lo be lei or
twelve mill's distant triiui theii' hum -■
The settlers between Peiitieton nud
Kereineus Iiiul themselves similarly
sit mild, ami il would he 11 good idea
for ihi: postal authorities, when rt •
organizing the postal system in this
Ini', 1 country, to benr this In mi id,
and nut nf the generosity of 1!, 'ir
hearts allow a wiiv bilg to be 1 slab
lislii-d willi heai|i|iuirtei'fi al Mr, II,
Ingle's V In!' lake, This would lm
11 great convi nieiice to aboul 11 d /
settlers in th neighborhood, 11111 (it 1-
v.'ell lo polnl Ibis nun would nnl ■•< ■
ih.. post ofiici authorities 11 cent,
Vn, Jas. Sebtilield lefl yesterday for
n trip to his old home in Manchester,
England, Mr. Seburleld will be greatly
uiissei) during bis absence by everybody who knows him, hoing one of the
must popular of the Bnuiiilary creek
buys, us well us one nf the pioneer
prospectors In Kettle river. In April,
I8R4, Mr, Si-liulielil lefl England and
after spending three years iu other
parts of the Dominion landed In Camp
McKinney May,'87, being one of the
very Iirsl in thai camp, in which he
oul up the Iirsl house, and nut the
lirst und Insl shuts in the Eureka
shaft. Since I ben he has been prospecting mi Boundary, nud hail the
good fortune to dispose of all his original Interests in the Summit camp lust
month for a good round figure. In ox-
pressing the hope that his trip to the
old sod may he a pleasant one, we nre
only echoing the wish of all bis old
time associates.
TRAIL CHEEK NOTES.
(Condcnsiiil fruin tlm Northport News.)
The Cliff will shortly commence
shipping.
The Burleigh drill on the Le Roi is a
grunt success,
Parties are negotiating for the purchase of the Monte Christo and Enterprise.
The War Eagle will ship ore by Trail
landing imti! good sleighing, when the
ore will be teamed down the Sheep
creek pass,
Mattetsare very prosperous at, the
town of llosslnnd.
Jan, Clarke has lbe contract lo haul
fifty tuns of urn per day from llie War
Fugle to Northport.
Ou the War Eagle there ure six feel,
of solid ore, which is free front the
hanging wall, and one fool of mixed
slightly froze to tbe foot wall, 011 an
ore chute 600 fugl in length, and there
nre lO.IKWtons nf ore, llnil will carry
$P tu thii Inn ill gold, i|i sight.
,.'||. „..w—
CORRESPONDENCE,
lluj) Growing In tlio Okanagan,
To llie Editor ot TnE Advance:
Sir—I have been requested by a
number of ranchers lo give a deluded
expenditure of the cost of raising, drying and baling an acre of hops, llt-luw
ynu will liuii 11 statement t'riiui iicluul
experience from Okuiuigai]   Missi 11
i showing cost in iluluil nf ever); Iiii .
as ii cosl nn' delivered nl tuy much,
also ix iges paid, i c, tin aim mil of
It 1   raised on an acn  uf ground. 11 '!
.. ■ received for them.   '-' ll    ' rop 1
,- -.  ■ 1    ni 1 'he   ■   ■    11
Loud in, England, i- lo-dii; ; went] one
. cents  par pout '■   111        .   ri big
from une to tv n cei '- per point I  rj
' week,    : be  freiglil   from   Vernon   01
i KclowUii in London is llirei ci tils pi 1
n   mil, so you \t ill si.- , lie value ol li ips
j.     , ■ ■;      ...     .      ;     .;,■ j   ■   ■ [HM   ....
ll cost I!    nenl'l   II leeii in [) uu il
1      line h'i|    .-     I n .
■ iin ' ruts 11 pi i llu   si an   I year,   I
, tu - lislieil thnl  aflei   lin     '
.. id   fair in. iingt uu       :      hop  can
be raised untl deli't   ■'  il   li       111 ul
'. :,       .,:     an   ceiil'. p il.    In
His lhey mnv I    1 lisi'il I'u
"   .   ■ liiml, |i il        ■ 1! ;.: 101    ...
In a|i. r limn In re,
Any perstin going into lbe bop I'.ii
Ing industry will 1 .1 lo he nay careful ami gel good plants or cuttings to
begin with, uml iifler Ilm second yea,
I wiil luivo a surplus of pliitilii, Do nnl
Ihink I|ial I mn Irj ing In lioinn the
hop-raising business, ns | |iave un
plants oi' hops for sale, Good hop cuttings nr plants, pislillaleaiid sl inule
(mule mid female) should tint cosl titore
. I linn sis dollars per |,l|i)nsati(| delivered
here.   The following tables will show
1 my expenses;
HIIIST VtjAII,   1803.   I'l'.KM.tMiNT  INVESTMENT.
Otto aero land ill ?100 Sum ihi
888 hop poles at lo...,   35 .i'i
Ml hop plant rill lint'!,. JI! per M   15 IIS
Sinking0117x7 ft. eiich tvny...   3 IHI
selling cuttings    S Sl
Ton picking hoxes, at ?i.ai  is mi
317:1 ua
5 '.» so
ll«l
3(10
3 .ill
3 till
ii 50
3 110
3 III
.ill
.  ;i 00
2 00
LtllUK .1X1) EXCESSES,
Ploughing land	
I'llllitatiliK tour linii'S	
'I'liiiinilia' Imp tint's tn polos....
riottjng polos	
; Half hull binder mint,	
j Two ilnys' work Irrigating	
Plcklng25j boxes hops	
! Pulling polos tor pickers	
Teaming to dry kiln	
Clearing oil old vines	
I Stnoklng poles	
Drying and baling 608 lbs at $50
per ton   U 20
? lit) 1.1
Interest 1111 §173 at 8 per cent..   13 St
EXl'EXSES SECOND TEAM, 1801.
liiii'ri'st un nurinanenl Invest*
inenl 8 1.1 81
25 per emit loss nnliop pules ... 8 88
Cultivating four times  I! nil
Training Imp vines to pules... 3 ihi
Half lnill binder Uvilli'  2o
Sri I ing pules  3 50
Dim day s work Irrigating  160
Picking 60 boxos hops at $1 — 60 CO
Pulling poles  HIM
[Taxes  50
Teaming |o dry kiln  um
Clearing oil' old vines  3 00
Stacking pules  2 ul
Drying ami baling lliu lbs- at
S.'nl per Illll    3111:11
RECEU'TS l-'lltlM ONE ACHE,
1KI3 Iirsl year—5(13 lbs. Imps
al in rails $113 110
18!ll-si:i'iiiiilvi'iir-lHlilbsbiips
at IS raits  2511211
EXPENSES nxi: ACHE.
3 21)
1893-608 lbs, cost..
181H-1M0 lbs. cost,
..SKI-JJ
... 111117
fill) 17
?372 80
S223 71!
.8110 01
Not in-'itlt in two years	
COST mil I'lnasti'il' llors,
1803- 6118 lbs. 8 83.21I    15c, per lh.
I891-1U0 lbs,   1 ln.17    llh-. per lb.
I will be pleased to answer enquiries
through the press that will be of interest in the public, Hoping that I have
not encroached loo much nnyourcol-
I nimis, 1 am yours truly, II. Dei.i.,
Okanagan Mission, Dec. (1,18'J-l.
      y,4 ,
! WILE DOUHTLESS HE APPEALED.
-
■
' '-Ir. ,111stSee Itouior's Decision ou tlie Put-
cul Itlglils m' the CiiKsi'll l.ulil
Exti'iu'tlngCo,
■j, luslice lioiner, In the case nf Uu
I'.-tssell Gold Extracting Company .
t.he Cyai itlc Gold llecovery Kyudiciile.
has ilia ided iiiul tin  Inllei bus not in
1 fringed Ihu .McArthiir-FurresI patents
by itsittg cyanide lo olilain gold from
gold ores.'   lle thus I 11 in   ihal Ihi re
' is tm potent in the use of cyanide, ami
litis mailer seems lo affect ihe All,aim
(iniil Iteeuvi i') Company, although tin
Hellish   mil  not   tin   South  African
: alt nls  were 1 ertii it.  The shares
; ll consid 'nibl] mi Thursday, when
1! .  Incision was anniinneeil.   Hut llie
 nil  part nf lin   process, whereby
the :. I.I in solution is prtieipilnled on
111 sti ie shavings, has nol been at lacked,
Iind il is possible ilinl litis importniil
, iiiirlioii of lbe process will in any case
be lefl ns an nighl years' monopoly to
the African Gold Becovpry Company,
The decision seems toestiihllsli thu fact
thnl the Nieniens-lliikkn process—
which employs cyanide, but not zinc
shavings -Is not in any way infringe-,
inenl nl" tin- McArthur-ForresI patent,
uinl the litigation 1 'tim ibe matter
which was at one time anticipated by
Buiiiu, appears to have lieen altogether
averted by Mr, Justlop Riimcrs du-
clsiiin.   Of course,  tills decision can,
: anil no iiniiiil will, be nnpcnlcd against,
London (Eng.) City Times.
I OKANAGAN  ItlVEIt   Ull'ROVEMENT.
I Loomiston Journal,. "Mr. Fisher,
of Tonaskot Ferry 0.11 the Okanagan
river, stilted tons yesterday that the
I improvement of Ihu Qkillingiili river1
would lie 11 iniiih less expensive mat-
ter than tunny people hlinglno. 'Only
one obsli'uel.ioH ol any llioinont, McLaughlin's canyon, aimnt six miles below Toniiskcl, occurs,' suid be, 'between the slulc line und the mouth of
the Okiinugun, a distance of about set -
enty-ftve tulles, jt will take some
blasting and rock work to straighten
the channel anil reduce Hm rapids, hut
Ihnt is a mailer iif labor alone, From
$5,(KXI to $8,000. will make McLaughlin's IIS easy ns I he balance of the river, j
I think that f#,p00 will Improve the
river for boats of three feet draft,")
said Mr. Fisher, nnil lbe government
Would be very foolish not to expend
lliiil amount »f money to  provide
transportation to a.tract of valuable
territory over 100 miles square, besides
giving our manufacturers easy access j
lo the booming mining camps of south-
et'll British  ''..linnlini.    Our county '
commissioners  have   laken    proper
ground whjiti they memorialize congress to piakc un appropriation for
this iiu,s|  Important Improvement.'
Mr. Fisher only voices the sentiment of
his neighbors and, all resiilentsni' Okan* j
agaii." |
MY1HOLOSY.
i. Chinese seot believes that women h»
emlirai'ing \-i j--iiii-iiiiii-siu will becumo m.j
011 tin- judgim-nl .lay.
Oul slim, ilirniving is ilotn' fnr many
purpns. s. [11 Irt.-liiiiil tii" . i.i-l nn .a a
petsui tn it musl uuy iiliit'.':- .n ... ul liy
Ibrn.' la.:       il I -li '• uver :   t l.t-.li.
Iii ii." mi i a.iav ui Ki:i... r - tvere I
renin,n ;       ,   . briu^i -,   a .      .■   1 a, n
lini''- - in   -. il iiiul a burse's  li -a   i I
Under Iho 0cd  muni mue eelialu eytu-
pl.ii.t.i
Till' .-■ .uiui) a u-.'i' nf cili] linnls
wlnt ii-i-ii i| ii        1.   ipru ii mn-
gi-   11 '   ilm  .■      in nl   . slung a
fr mil a'!,] in .I" ,s .'■;,.; ,,bi..|i.4 nil
llu,,
1' .......  inn,,!, „f
til'' ill'",!   Ill'" a ,   , .;      ,   111,11;.
lets it 1,   . -rsiiiiiiiis.
Dili a ..   .. 111 ie ui, 1 si rye llie
vaui'
St 'ti all pa'   ill    [ift,.|l
tnk- I , .       .,    .1     .   ,, |,,inai
of I in, I,-., in 11   biivo ia.-...  tu  , 11 I,-], ul
their i< . 1 .- . .... uiui li-m smil 11 is
p "slll'i' a tl ul tn      y
The uin a     !a.|.   nis liiilievoil ilinl Iron
•*»" lu"  inn    1   |i mil,   Inu iin 111. in
Dsil'.s ; fur luis fens 'It it .viist'uasl.lfl'iil
impure,    N a   n. illl    la .k,.   use   nf II
even fur llie inusl   ni..111.r,   i.ijiiirt.intiuls
of hlo Willi 11: p.iiliiiing ins sunt.
PUT OF THE ORDINARY.
Wnsps' nests pfteii caleli fire from tlie
ehemiiail iii'iiuii uf ihe wax unuii Ihe
pap.-iaiii.. material,
Edwnnl 11, Sibling, nf Trenton, N. J ,
owns 11 slump wul'tu $1,0011, tor which 1.0
paid niii'i cents,
A rli'tlms tviisliiii)* contest wns n novel
tittriicthm al a culored i-lmrch picnic ul
Westminster, Mil,, recently.
Nickel li-cent pieces of 1877 nre worth
75 cents each, while thus,: of 1878, 1882,
1885 ami 1SSU uru worth live cans. acn,
A bridge nt Hruufuril, I'u,, -.'.(iim f,.,.,
long and 801 feet above the stroniu ii
crusses, is snid 10 he iho highest bridge ill
Pennsylvania.
A wonderful ocho is hoard at Eagle's
Nest, Kill rn-y. A bugle plnyeil oil une
side of tlie lake, nt this point, is repeatedly
echoi-d ns if multiplied by a hundred 111
stnuueiiis.
Tito nriiitlicibyclius nf Australia lava
eggs like a bird, suckhs its yuiuig 1 kj
oilier tiiiiiiimnls, and in general appear-
mice and bnbiis le.-einbles lbe beaver ui
this country and Europe.
OVER IN ruRQPE.
A LITTLE HUMOR.
He—We have a clock that says "One
kou." She—We lire going tn get one lam
says:   "What, must you ,.u?"—Life,
First Tourist—Have you yet heltelil the
majesty 0: Niagara! Seunml Tuurist—I
should say I bad. Ho charged tun eight
dollars fur a ride in his hack,— 2}, V.
Herald.
He—These are very big waits. She
(pointing 1.in nn aiiiioniici'iii'-nt in ihe pro*
gramme)—Yea, you see, dear, the play is
produced uu a bi|- scale.—Drake's Al.igm-
ini...
An KfTurt nf Memory.—Cltnrlie—I think
—aii—1 inilst have seen yuu liel'ur.-.
Prunelli—Yes. Ynu were Introduced lu
me iu the drawing-room atiuut live mill-
utes aiiu.—N. Y, Herald.
Denier—This is llie besl pnrr-.t we have.
But I wuii't srll liiin wiiliuui. letting you
know his une fault; he'll Bivear if I.is food
doesn't suit inm. Miss Kill—I'd lake him;
it will seem quite like linvlug a man in
tho huinii'. —N. 1. Herald,
BOOKS AND PAPERS.
Emnnuel Stveileiilinr^'s I'Arcana .Gales-
lia" was j.ii .n.'il wlieii tae aitliinr was til,
The penplo of the (Jniled Suites read
and siippi't't as ninny newspapers iib Eny-
lunti, Fi' ia.,-.uul 1 u'l'iiiapy cuiubineil,
A cupy nf ihu Iirsl editiun nf Golil*
smith's "Viuar of VV'akelield" was ilis-
pn-eil of in 1,1'iuliiu a few dnys au'u fur
J47-). Tie .111;,mi--Hid ilie uriginal cupy-
rin'iitul lbe ia ul: furfflOO.
Tiie liit^esi bunk; iiver kiinwn is owned
by '.(i.iei'i, \.ii.ilia. It is eiybteeii ituiiies
thick nnd 11 .talis sixty-three pounds, ami
cniilniiis ib - niblre-si-s uf cutigrntulatiou
on the nieasion uf in-r jubilee.
Aceordi aiu fuvs-igll papers there ar"
now !l..'i".s juiuaiiil'- nail iiiiign-iiues print'il
ill (ieiaa aiy. In |89( lllelv Wire il.Mit;
in 1S0O, 0,2'ilt, lu 1888, li,USi, iniilin 1888,
2,720, Tin-in has been all iiiiirea-e siiiee
last year, therefore, uf ()o„ anil since 18.3
of sua.
At.OUNQ THE GLOBE.
Thd best l'ltiue(.,i iiipirs aro mailo of old
horseshoes,
Arii'siaa liorlngt 'Ihito recently pruretl
inocessful in Siihiivs,
The British ship Perean, which recently
ruuinli'il lap.. II. rn, exiierienreil tlm
tiliyiiuiiieiiuii uf a lu-iiyy cloud uf dust ai
lea.
The highest vimln.-.t In tho wnrld lias
jusl been erected in Hnlivia uver the river
Lea, l),ss;!, foe) aliuve tho sea level and
4,008 fe.u abuve the river.
India furnishes, a market fur large numbers uf white ilianuiiuls, as well as fur yellow or colored dinniuiids, or stt.nea wilh
flaws or specks in them,. The natives in-
rest their siiviniiki in them and other precious gems, as wo ',lu iu storks and slimes,
PRETTY THINGS IN GLASS*
Oblong salvers narrow rather than lone
curve gracefully un i[;.' sides and have u
light festooned edge,
Some fruit bowls are basin-slianed with
raised fillies half wi\y up, and a plain lustrous border abuve.
A large timing fruit dish has ft sinuiilh
iiirfnce nml the ornaiueutaliun ts formed
by tlie perforations,
A (nut dish, intended for nn apple nr
two, a few p -.'uihe-i ntnl a btinoll nf grapes
and. suitable fur uuly a very small dinner
is plat'like and muiinted uu a cenlt'id
Btiuulai'il. The edge ot llie receptacle is a
rich hand of raised work with porfnr
atiuua, and the dish has a distil,ct stamp
ui eli'Biiucc.-J.weler's Circular.
Windsor castle bie been used for a royal
residence seven hundred and eighty fuur
years.
The results nf the recent expedition t"
lb., in iur roi - prove llllll  nurtli uf sev-
111;j live lie reesthe ice uver ihe whole
an:;.":a averages six thousand feet in
thickness.
The highest spot inhabited by human
beings nn Ihis globe is the Hiiddltisl clois-
Ier of liali-. Thibet, where twenty-one
inunki Uveal op altitude of sixteen thou-
snnil feet.
In a nni uf Head Sea water lliere are une
hundred nml eighty-seven putinds nf salt;
Ited Sea, ninety-three; Meiliterrnneiin,
pigbty-llve; Ailanlic, eighty-mie; English
I'lianni'l, seventy-twu; Baltic, eighteen;
Pluck sea, twenty-six, and (.'"spinn sea,
cloven,
A anil in Germany recently bnughl une
tb uisiiinl 1 [gars nml had them insured
ligiiin-l lire. Then he sinuked them and
llelimilde'l the iniiiiiuil uf bis puliny fruln
the ;.i .ii'.iiire ("iiiipany. The cninptiny ro-
fiising a, pay ii, lie brought suit and got u
lerili (.
.', 'urtllng tu Power, 11 foreign chemist
Itll) It.VlM : ic'isltlvo pain! which is .: 1-
I'.iw ;;: . '■. 1: iry temperatures, bul turns
bright rial un reiieliiiig unenf two hundred
nml twi Hi; ih grees.   It is -.   . ■   ..'. .hm
ill   ; ... II    in 1.    lie   ll-i'il   mil.Illl.a  I. It
I'i linliinte heal fruln frietiuii iii ma*
chini ry,
(iii" part "f the wedding ceri'innny
11111.11 a ib" ll'ihyliniiiuis was very -Iaiiili-
ciiii'i. 'I'liepriest tuok a thread fruln llie
gnrini a' ..I the bl'ldc, anil  iilmtlier from
1 ie:   ■ lent .1 ilia bridegr a. nud lied
la: a, linn 11 knot, which In- gave lu the
bride, Tl is Is probably ilu- origin uf the
modern saying nhniit tying the knut in ro-
gurd to niurriiige.- ilewislt Messenger.
FOWL,  FISH AND  SERPENT.
A bna-cnnstrielor, which lives in the
Adelaide zunlugical gardens, caught its
Itiitg llie u'.bei'ilny In n rag. Being un-
nlile 1 1 disci gage il-.lf. il pi-ocieded tu
stvullnw 1 be rug, which was seven feet by
.i; iii size.
A sturgeon weighing 1,4-10 pounds waa
ciiugh! ia the Caspian sea two weeks ago,
Tiie bead nlntie weighed :l"s puutids, nnd
l'i(t lisb fiirnisheii about l:."i puuiiils
nf me iur caviare. 'The lisli wns suid fur
1. i'ln.
The nmsl formidable chock tu the increase nf serpents and venomous insects in
the trocieiil rrtgiuns is llie abundance of
an - v.'l.'ich, attacking in thuiisands, will
Kill am! ilevuiir animals oflen uf consider*
Ther,- is a mystery ahotit. tint method nf
ntnliun uf eumloi's thai luis never been t-x-
|:' '■ ..! '! ■ lm.". been seal: tn en-'ia tu
and fro lu tlicsky, linlf a day a: a time,
rising nnd descending without once llai)-
ping a wing.
CABLED I'ROM  tUKOfi,
Switzerland has a 001) year-old lintel.
When ilu- floor ul ilu- Breslati town hall,
in Germany, was taken up recently 4,009
llislura: 1 iluelitlielils, suiae uf them uf
great value, were fnniid buried beneath it.
As nn iodic ition nf the thrift among
the working cla'ses of France it is staled
thai there nre now 0,000,000 depositors in
the French smin.'s banks, wiih nn actum
dieted inni ..ii-112.0d0.000.
Three Rnimin graves were fuund by
work .-a near llngneatl, iu Alsace. Germany, a sli.11 tini- ago in good condition,
Each grave cniitiitued a Roman warriors
ekelet.ai, his iiriiis, armor and many Ho-
nan coins,
A feather merchant of l'sris lias ru'ent-
ly receive I 11,000 birds of paradise, 1300. -
una Indian  buds of  various species and
ion, 1 ; iiininiiig birds,     Am Uut dealel
has   1 ivei|   -lO.OJO birds tiiim America
Slid 100.000 fi.nii Africa,
A Sussex (England)  oorresi l.at  an-
nouuees, ua lliu aulbiitaty uf ids vicar,
thai niii" out nl tun ul the humbler brides
BWeor tn "i"ve and iiuimr cherries ami 4
berry,"instead if the regular "cheriili
anil obey" ui th" marriage service,
FUNNY WAYS IN FUNNY LANDS.
The Isle uf Guernsey exacts a tai from
til aliens
Tli" Mohammedans, it Is said, consider
sill: unclean, because it is produced by a
worm.
Among tlio Smith sea Islanders black
and while striped goods aie even HOW
worn in sign uf mourning,
When a child dies in Greenland tlm
native parents bury a living dug wilh ii,
the dug lu b" ii'i'd by the child as a guide
tu the other wnrld,
Japanese ilm-iurs nevar present bills tu
Hear patients, Tln-y nwnii lbe patient's
inclination to pay, nad then thankfully
iccept whatever slim is offered,
Even tn tin- ilny certain ciiinmtiiiitiei of
Buddhists ami Mni.aa.iiied.iii- pr.iy by thy
hour l.ei.ri- llieir fnv rile plant nr fluwer,
iu India this species uf wur.llip leeuii W
be tlie inns' ai.".aaan,
In China the cnlihler still gnes from
house t>. i,,,■.!.,', itniiuiiticing his approach
witii a ruliie, ami lain g aa ai- ahude
with lin- fainiiy it i.i..- a.- ace iplisues ths
necessn-v inniiing .a . men
THINGS 1       ;t
aT.
SCl.iNTIFIC EXPE. IMENTS.
I';\'|ia:la;. Ills nre lunt   tieitlg  111.1(10  with
i'"in;,,'i — ni buy fur paving hlncks. Tlm
hay. ujier i.i iug pressi d, is sunketl in a
ihu a.: ■ il. which, i; is cliiimcd, renders it
lnill -i-a: a .In".
A new tillny has been Invenlcd by n
Paris in, a .ia, turer, cumpuseil ui' silver
uiui cn| a aa I: lia- greal strength, ami
will res; I sudden nr lungS!is;uiiii'dsti'uiii3.
Tin- I. v.' p"icc nf sliver lias lately Hindu
such aa a!; '.v [iriii'licnble.
iii'i'a; sue - has In-, n obtained in Belgium with the nnnnunia process fnr sink-
iugslia.frs thruiigli (jiiieliaaiiil. 'lin. principle i-1La: u! free/.iiig ibe (jiiicksiitid by
an imiuiuiii.'i fri ezer similar tu thai used in
milking : rtilleitil ice.
A in ".a ili.'iiii'iiieii'i' fnr registering extreme Ina- i.- cniupnsiil of n liiptiil alloy of
Su.lil'.lll aa 1 iintassitun, iii-aea.l nl' niar-
taii.v. Tlie boiling paint nf Ibis alloy is
,'iliuiit I.IIH) degrees above, audits freezing
point 1" iii". I'eia. below aero.
IN aCHOOL AND COLLEGE-
The students nt Princeton college have
abolished   linzing,"
Viceroy I.i IliiiigOhnnglinsestnbllshedat
Tientsin mi Imperial medlenl college, with
a aaii' nf -a -ai-iai (English) medical men
tvb i nssisi native Chinese in touching.
A fuur veins' graduated course is re-
t|iiireil uinl a well-emilppcd hospital has
hem built.
Tbe degrees uf linelielnr of medicine ntnl
nf muster nf surgery have Ibis year, fur lbe
Iii:-: lime in tlie history ul the Scottish
universities, been conferred mi women.
ii'n ...' ilie.-e yuiuig women, who ranked
third in a class nf sixty-nne members,
sin nl lirst iii bar class uf znolugy, practical chemistry, iiiiatmny, history, physiology, surgery, medicine, pathology ami
midwifery.
Tn esr.-tji. fi'i m   n 1 enemy '%
frightened      ivb i     ' '■ llie rntoof
twenty fivi un "■- an aair.
In lia' iin. - uf i/m.-ii Eiiznh tli it waa
cnstuiiut't I., strew green rii-n-s nu the
unearpeied ll",r uf the ae'urs' retiring
ruiiiti in tiie theatres; hence t..e itiiii^reen-
roiiin.
Tile oldest arm-chair in the world is the
throne u-eil by Que, n Hatnfii, wlm rlnur*
islieil in Kgypt 1000 II ll. It is iniiile of
ebony, beautifully carved, anil is bu hard*
eneil wilh age ns lu appear lo be caivod
fruln iii.iek marble.
Tin- ili'l'niiiiiui nf "A Friend" that took
tin* it:.-, ti a late contest cuiidncted by a
London jiiiirnnl was; "The fust persnn
wlm cuiues in when the whole world giies,
oul."
The finest grades nf razars are so delicate that the fatuous Damascus swnril
blades cannot equal thorn in lexttire. It
is nut generally kiinwn that tin- erain of a,
Swedish riizur is sn sensitive Unit the general direction is changed aftor a short serif ioc.
MEDICAL SCIENCE.
A burning gnsjel Is unhealthy in abetl-
eli unlicr, been use une gaslight gives out
a much ciirhiinic gas as two sleepers.
Sir Andrew Clnrk, gencnil physician in
the hirgesl l.uiiilna liospitnl, says that
seven can of every ten persons taken to tho
building owe their 111 health tu drink,
lia. Hiitix, uf llle Pasteur institute,
claims iu have found a cure fnr croup, li
consists in ibe lujeclini) uf scrum from the
bl,mil i.;'a burse ibal lias been iiiuciilnit.il
willi the ci! iv cad microbes nf croup.
Dr. (inrutusky, n liiisslnn physician,
el.'ia-:- tu have fnltlld ibnl the juice nf raw
ciii'ilierries given freely, pure nr diluted
willi nu iipial pttrt of tenter, is an excel
lent ineniiinf relieving Lhir.it and vomiting in As.iiU.ic ilinlerii.
ABObfl'EOPLEIN GENERAL.
The mother "f Gen. Hnnliiuger, whn
died iii I'u, is. wus ninety-two yours of age,
Tbe salary nml expense allowance nf
President ('iisiniir-l'crier are $S1U,(J00 per
year,
George W. Cable has named his summer
linine i.it Northampton, Mu.ss., "Stiiy-
ttwhile."
Tbe once famous court violinist, Enrico
Musi, tiled in li.'iiie n few days ago. Ho
was at mn' time ii num.bar nf the. well-
known "Flni'ei.line Quartette."
The Cnn federate Women's Monument
association lm- been grgiudzcd at llich-
lliotld, ami a I'lnil'ier is In lie ulltaitied,
Voluntary . uhseiipthuistutt'sril the inonu-
meut now itiiiuiiii'. tu six hundred dollars,
GOLlfN GEMS
PEOPLE OF MANY NATIONS*
Perhaps th" most happily named man in
England is Thnukful Joy, a Hampshire
cricketer.
Sir Lyon Pint-fair's name is protiouncoil
as if it rhymed wilh "duffer," but ho ii
not that sort nf a man nl all.
The "tilt ivuinnu in England whn is proprietor, editor uinl manager of a newB-
i paper is Mrs. Cnmyiis, of tlie Feathered
i Wnrld, tit,- circulutiou uf which paper is
20,000 weekly.
Noblemen in scores were created by
Chrisloplie, a negru, wlm ruled as emperor nt Uayti fruln 1811 tu lSiiO. Among
llie titles conferred were those uf Duke nf
M .riiialiii'.e, L'uiiui of Lemonade, and Earl
of Brandy,
Reierence has frequently been made of
late ti. the rapid way iu which the prince
of Wales wiib aging. Siuco tlio dentil of
liis sun it luis : fft-cteii ins nppenriuice Btill
more, and robbed him of what had been
left of the once peculiarly healthful hue
of his complexion,
GEMS OF THOUGHT,
There is no spiritual life where there it
no love,
We love flowers most when we do not
need bread.
God has never yet made anyl-ody whc.
could please everybody,
The h pph'Bt Christians are tho ones
whu wink Hi- most n'. the trado.
Until wc an- willing lu be guided we are
nut willing in be helped,
Tb" lm ci nsl luca, an earth to-day are
those wa,. i.at,' in, a ,sl Wealth,
With ail in- practice the devil has never
Improved mi the first hypocrite,
Heal laitli never heeuiiiep weak, no matter how lung it may have tu wait,
It is a serinus thing tn die, but a much
mure serinas one lo live, and not live right,
—Rum's Hum,
The  feet nf truth are sluw, but they
never slip.
Gulden opportunities do not^travel by a
lini" labia.
There are men who like to speak well nf
Others   .a: a Innibslnne.
If snr.ie people hud money enough they
would vex themselves tn death,
A genius is n man wlm dues something
tb.;: ii.i.i as any cannot bo done.
There Is tin way nf getting children lobe
gond like thawing them how- Ham's
i'l um.
SHORT RAILROAD RUMBLING3.
Tho first hurso railroad was built in
1820.
American street railroads employ 71,000
men.
An express engine consumes ten gallons
of water per mile.,
Iu the tear indlng June 30, 18114, the
railways uf America carried 402,480,000
persons.
A slr.-el car line is now being built in
Tashkent!, thecapital of Russian Turkestan, by n Fivueli company.
A Trim .a company Iihb subscribed
<;; 01 ■ . au in perfict mneliiiu-i'v tu run
slice, c is in meiiiiB nf compressed air.
I; a :. :,d e ua arise supplied a wnler
lie lua i' ih linn ticket uu llu- occasion u^
", I'. c..|.| cc'i.   1'iitiuli IU Mi.-lt,..(,.   l.'Ml. I'lltil II'ABLE  TREATMENT
"T,
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FINANCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL.
Or TiiilhiKK—Production bj |1„-('.iioilil
I'lneesscs in Soiill, Aleleii.
[tn I. .ailuii City Times.)
As eleven years Is said to ,':»■ tie  life of
the average steel nil   '.he 1",miu nun inns
Bow in use in thet'nitcil States must sooner or later make 'way 'fnr others.   These j
\ change of importance tins recently   renewals Involve iut annual replacement
nine over the quest! f the profit*   of not less than 1,727,272 s.       ' Wllllc'LVC   I Clltlt'Oll
tmciit of tailings.   This is due     The Carrara mnrblequarries are practi.
rallv inexhnilstlble.   Tlie entire mass
: JOHNSON'S EXPRESS STAGE ill. W. J. ARMSTRONG
VBBNOW, J3.C. JB\ O.  Box,127.
HABDWARE, TIM Al STOVEMAN.
fs-oxxra soxma
/ a. iii  evt ry Tuesday,
hursday and
...   ,.,        ._ 51 Saturday, arriving af fairview ip, and Oro, Washington,
;;,"r:;;",h t£2l ^£z *<™^w**w>, ^ *»» tn<- same evening
nl  action nl  tli.- iransvaai iniM in    Inates Carrara, Is solid marble.   About .&,
■nt in reducing the African Gold He-   |B(),000 tons of mnrble nre annually ex-
" "! * »y*^ ;vlflh" lZuuTZZZZiZZ\  will leave Dp, Washington, 7 a, m„ Mondays, Wednesdays
liter is Ihe cntrv of ah entirely new     ai. t.m car-uniiunig com panics in oi. |      ,,,.,''-•.,,.,' . .,
ml Fridays, reaching Fairview at 11 a m., connecting gritn
G-OXEG-G ISOTLTIT
, Louis- the  Lacledo,  the St.  Louis,  the
P''"1    - 'he held, Some particular* A,m.,.|c,,n, the Brownell  and   the   St.
d'which we gav'i in an  earlier issue. Charles-have i blued.  There will bi   SS. Aberdeen lUld S. o  (). and C
I'hc royally formerly charged by the (ffl.Ouo.OOO of bonds and $16,000,0(10 of stock
African Gold Recovery Company for issued to represeat the combined proper
;he use of its McArthur-Forrcst pro*     .,'   ,       , ,, .,      ., ,
1 Mr. Samuel la. Morse, theconsul general
nged I ruin 12 per cent ton little  sl |),ir|s, luis sent to'ihc state department
mder 7 ""a ci'iil "f ilm value of the   anabstractof tlie olllclal report on the.
:;    litiiinetl frotii  tlie  tailings, and   wheat crop in France for 1SIH.   It is estl
mated In the French statisticians, says
Aaron Johnson, Prop.
Stoves, Ranges and Heaters,of all Kinds
Agricultural Machinery.
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a. i ;   had  eighl   years to run.
In      iv: llv bus been cut down.
.Ir. Morse, thai the
oflsiH through*
out ibe world will be;;.', percent, in excess
uii-utmpiiuii
,.:      nlly   to n lixi'd   rule of Hi per   of the world's (huniitids for
■ill : ivlu'lc in return for Ibisconces-   ami seed.
.;,„   which   lias  barillv   lieen  volilli*     The celebrated Harlng estate Is iipprnnch
., . ,   .,,       ing ti 11 It I llllllitllltliill     At une IHU''  the  ll
' ■'    :ili:|"   ' '" «nj s pnlenls mu]m JKimp,,,-,m.r$HKl,iK)ii,(»)0;n.n,
extended   for another Ijvd years, they are but $12,ri(iil,lHKl,   With   the  im
ruder llu'old arraiigeineiil ilu- Hand pruveniciit in all assets the wnrld ever, the
,    iys would have bad I o pay, say, bunk of Knglnud will not need long lime
.,, „i„ „.|,||„   ''i'l"- il llie cnllaicr,il  they   bnld.   A
.ipuceenl  for eight years only, while ,„r);,. „„.„,,„ is„„„.,„„,.   In history this i
nnilor tin-  new  scheme tjicy pay no wip Bttl)|,| .„ tins fin>nteni llnanelal ex-
mmv I him 111 per cent, hut have to do plop  ever accomplished   in   business.—
. . lor ]:; vents,   All'ogetlii'r, tin' mines llanker's Monthly.
may He suii] ;   hnvi beenyiclorious, for
.ui ilm bus's bj ihe present output they
will puv CTJJJUO in  the aggregate  in-1 The highest masts of sailing vessels are
I, ",| oi' ClOfj.OOO (Ui before.   Thus Iherc   Jj™ '«' '"'* f'"" ]"*h' «"» 'I'1'™1 <nm
00,000 to 100,00(1 siuiare feet of canvas,
natinetsitvjllgotiiboul nl) percent,:     ,„ yny M(.,,(,i) ||;lV(,  ,„,,„  discnvora,
ii    auil.li')' in iill: nnd in  face of this, ruins nf niiigniliceiii buildings,   The wall
fuel llle companies are not likely tosay  surrouudiug une uf them isl feel high,
niieli niminsl the extension of the pat-   and tffi long.   The ruins are uf Pueblo
.„ls for live years, especially as, under   bidian urigiu,
l-J
VERNON, B.C.
TO INTEREST AND ENTERTAIN.
.ii.yosi'...'<! to i;*ii,w.\Y DEPOT.
XX.    t.'     HlUXit.EB,   JPa-onrieto*-".
BEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
The average whale is from all In fli> feet
in length und 86 feet iu circumference,
The jawbones nre 2b tn 25 feet lung, and a
lu- proposed  concession, lbe  royally
..null! have been Used nl a minimum
ffi.) pi nunl for ten years,   It Ib quite   tongue has been kiinwn to yield almost ii
rue t hai n telegram published yester-' '"" '■■' ""
day slated llnil, as sonic of tlie cum-
GOOD STABLING.
Terms - From - $1.00 - per - Day - Upwards.
KAN AG AN ^AW MILL
Kdowna, B. C.
An Antarctic iceberg lias been seen that
.vas'Jti miles wide. Ill miles in length nml
panics declined In agree lo the new ^teel \n height; a square township nr
terms, tbe African Gold Recovery two could break oil from this and hardly
('i)iiipnnv would  uol  carry out the  affect It.
agreement, but we have written this1    There are un ly une nr twn places in To
., ,, ,i   ,   ,i     rontoand Montreal where foreign postage
"■"' » lh" uss.utiplion Ihnt the 6t,llnp8mn,)u|,oughttoi„closeinletters|
lifficully will  be overcome, and that 8(mt ahroud for return postage, and even
[he companies generally willaccept Ihe  atthese places a price nearly double the  A  Large Stock of All Kinds ol   Rough and  Dressed Lumber,
mw conditions as being better than  face value of the stamp is asked,
ihe old, I BAYONET POINTS-
Willi lbe Idea of finding just how the 	
altered conditions will affect the Rand     A new* Italian rifle will send n bullet
mines, let us analyse the matter in the  "'""«>' ""' l"ch» of solid oak at a dis  Bin st-naH- B Specialty.
of Superior Quality, Thoroughly Seasoned, Constantly on Maud.
... tancenf-l.linufect.
:"  ,hl' ll'"  ''W81   Pru'lnrcrs »11    Aluiiilnum drums nre proving most sue*
goldfr failings.   The old royalty is  CPSsfnl in the Prussian military bands.
Os-clevs   3?a-*OTxxii-tly  rilled.
,-iHiied lobe in lbe rule of "percent   Not only are they lighter than the ordln-1 L-ettll,   Olllll§T6S,   oS-SIl   31111   JL/OOrS.
Ihis being thehverage In the ease of  ury kind, imt they give uut a much fuller
ih,. large producers. The Crown Reef and richer sound. q00cjs  Delivered nt Okanagan Falls at Reasonable   Rates,
',    '     In,            ..,           ,.,,„,'    I hiueaiiilim. win"., the I'.reneh nullum- °
illll II' lill- lll'W se heme Will   puv   Ll.tlMH   „,,-,, l,,,vn (,,,,Hi,...i.|'.1,1 linii ilie •Itallnctlnn r „ „.,  ,-,„..... t.    r.
,,«.,. a,,,,,,,,!, instead of £0,800, ih,.' Zart^itili .' munh'^lu n" LE0N LEQUIME, Proprietor.
Liiiighuigte   l'lstate   CI.IMI, histoid of  ei-ussof the Legion of I lunor for Its heroic L .—    .      « _____^___
iy
defease ngaiitsl tne Hermans in 1870.
' 7.SHII; ilm I'ilv tk Suburban  £3,780,
.    .     ,   ,.■ ,,-.,!,,   ,i    ,.,  ,    i   ■   ,,, Kxperbnentsare lieing conducted at llie   ,
instead (;    li.alili; the diet cnliuis I'.s- ',,,,,,., J        .   ,,   „      ,   J
ariiiiirv in s,|iriiiglield. Mass., in the use nt
lule t',1,510, instead nf £7,000; lliu Sun- Hiiiiiituiiin Cor tlie bayonet  scabbards for
nice nnd .luck £3,180, instead of £0.800; ihe new rifle.    While the metal works ||
Lnnglangte Rovul £2,005, instead of well in bonding and is aboul fifty percent.  jgg
,.,,.'    ,.,) — i,  -,if lighter than  the steel scabbard, no satis-  ■«
'..,.-    ; i la    nliinsii i l.u..i,ll,    isll'ilit nl ,",           ,,    .,     ,        ,    .    , .,         I,    r.
lnclnrv inelbnil has been deviseil  fnr suhl    -
<-.'l.i; ilm Iliubaii-R lepoorl ti.olo, ering the edges together,
iisli'ailol'A'o.OllO: Ihe Nigel £2,135, in- '                                            1
lead of  ei„S70| tin- .1 I'S   62,1(15, POINTS FOR SCIENTISTS-
instead  of  EI.3D0.   These llgures are T1|(> 182|8M m|m w|li(.h havo  ,)M,n!|
Imsed un ilm Angus!  rasttlls. details ol discovered tin the moon are supposed lo
lbe Kepleinber output not being yet to lime been caused by n bombardment ol   J
Imiiil. aerolites.
Let us make the mallei' clearer by "     s™ ta,,llm: '"'"'  ""''">" lli"";h""; "'
few  llgures giving illl
:1111111m: (2| Ihe extra dividend rcpre- head,
sullied by the saving 1 illid(3) the pros* All known chemical elements are re
■nl rate of dividend : - presented in sen water.   They are not al*
Presenl W'tiys capable uf being detected by chemical  -f
yearly  Iviunl to dividends, analysis.
per cetii.  jierci'iii. Tlio theory that the remains of animals   J
...                   jn form the raw material from which petn
t. 111..1.1,1 JI     I\>1,111      il.lli.M           A                            I" .     .               . .                          ;l          .     ....
i:|«Sl=aab:.:'!a.4i:L'!:"k'i :|ii|i||»|S ■';al!'5|:!aiilkj'l'£.a|:Ld)I.Iii!|2:il2S|'.*!' i&
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Centre of the Kettle River
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iglaaglc lltiynl, 2,1KB
II   nlisoli ... 2..'i7n
l)iu'bnn-Hi)iiilc|n)orl 2,51.1
Nad   '.',l:l.i
I |ici'-     2,1115
11 15
The lolul saving for the ten principal
.iu.Incurs of gold from tailings thus
sums up in £111,730, the average on llu
leilin is formed by nature'is still held by
2d       some prominent scientists.
The Medical Xews says that even sewage
IU       water can he converted into pure drinking  ihi
(H       water by sand (titrations in filter basins nt JjJ
the rate of two million! gallons per acre per   xfr
day
STUDYING NATURE.
a S
is
£ i$w "IT m m
1
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■a
P
a-
P/11DWAY B.C.
in a month a caterpillar devours six I
various capitals being 1, percent,   The   (hoi-sand times its own weight iu fond. £h±.
Hiving is equal to a net profit of a niilii-   : Danyln asserted that there Is insanity 8$
biriiniiiiml, nml ilis much nioru pro-  iiulnng auininls just as tlierc is among ||
iiouiiccd if one takes lbe smaller con:. I'1'.1!'1''
.Nn wnrm or insect is ever found upon j.
paiiies, which have had to pay anything the eucalyptus tree nr in't'ho earth p'ene- IS
ti 0111 Spec cent, to 12 percent.   The trntcd by Its roots,            ' 3
Orion, for Instance, bus paid9per cent, Solitary confinement Is calculated, doc- j
ami mi ilm basis of Aiigitsi. Its royalty tors state, to produce melaimiholia, suicidal
.,11       ,      , ,.    .   ,,,—,,,   n, n-r, mania and loss of reason,   ronemonthsof -
will be reduced Iron. fcl,7o0 to £l,8o0, al)soiuteiy solitarycouflnenienburo ahiiost
lbe ililli'ienceoi £2,000 being eiiltill to a,rttt|„ to result in the mental ruin of the, t
practiciilly in pur cent on the capital, convict,                                        ' i
This, perliaps, Is an exceptional case,   | The reason given why birds do tint fall |
Tim Si,'i,„.„s-I!„lske process of 1,-eul- off their per'dli Isbecause tiiey oannot open jj
;.„,-,,ill |)V cyanide or ises how- \?" {o° \^V^ ' g   m*     • '",'     ,    illl^iWifei??!?'*! f W4 4   ^I'shhil
nig ninnies iij ljuiiiui  |iioiiiisi», noit    j,en Walklng ftml ynu will seo it close its
cvei, to effect a much more Important tnesiusit nilstli the foot and open it as it
reduction,   The costs, all told, aro put j touches the ground,
11  lis, per ton, while the  .McAiTliur-
Korresl process cosls 5s, lo 7s. per toll.
If we lake tbe ease of the Crown Reef
Lots on Easy Terms to Actual
Residents.
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THE WHEEL*
QAMPBELL BROS.
France derived 050,000 francs last year t t j   Minnfni-ituT-ona
i,.,. 1 that the value of the tailings from the tax on dycles, ths numberofma-   1                           IHipOlteiS ana ManuiaCtUrei'S
yield  was 17s   pel' toll   Irenleil, while ih'»M,'fln?1M,'*6,v,   II      ,v     ,-
.'  „,     ..                  .,   , I'lie liicicleiif thekheiuvenf Egypt is a
the cost wu,. -is. 0.1.   I resuming that gor(?( B machine, almost entirely covered
'lm new  process call  treat   I'm  3s. pel with silver plating.
ion lbe saving of 2s. Bd, per Ion would A young French officer lately, on a
'«■ eniiiviilout to £25,738 per aiiliiiiii on i wager, made his way on n bicycle to the ;
!'« l« """''   ^exliadlstt'IDu- ^ZV^^JST'    '
lion,dip, per Cent tvould he  by no     Th|, m ,m, „„, co)npanyj „, cil, |
menus unwelcome to 'the Crown Reef cinrioti,  ()., have   mounted  thirty  in- '■
Inn iliolilers,   This saving, it will be Jpectors nn bicycles.  Thirty horses and
seen,  is  huge beside that of £l,(l») a*' many buggies have  been  displaced
of All Kinds of
rtTB^rXTUBB,
(l5-6m VERNON, B. C,
IOW   OPEiriNG!;'
Well Assorted Lines In
,1V,,,iled by 1 he I'c.luctioi, of the Mc-     "^ w m m -. „-„ rjQQTJg    ipnyo     MIT 0
.\ribi.|-l'..rrcsl royalty;;'iinl our little introdncocl in Paris to Bike the place ,!f:rA1"11  U"U1W>   1Ulk))   uvum>
calculation will help to give iin idea of the cycle. They nre very costly, one tiious*
tbe revolution wbicb the new process] m\ dollars being the price for one.—Hard-
will effect if the cost, Including my- w,lre,
altv, is kepi nl lis. per toll.   Even If it  *	
amounts In Is. or Is. (Id. on an average, j       ODD NAWESIN OUEtR PLACES.
ii   will mean a distinct saving.  The! "' '   , VT
Mnv Consolidated, rVKyer & dliarlton,    The Willadejpliln I allege of Pharmacy
lini New Cro'sus Ihivb' all adopled the basa sfiuleut. named Pellett,
new tailings prut'ess; and It will, of    Cnl. dash Surplus wns proprietor of a
 esc, be -vigorously  worked by the Texas newspaper that stispondod a few
Hand Cciitral Ore.ReductionCoinpany, dnysiigo,
which has'the South African agency,    ijespltc the suggestion contained in its
The I'l.'iliiclion Company, by the way,  name, Vermillion is nne"of the banner .
is 11I111111  in iiicrense ils cupilnl, owing, Wniiinii's ('linsiiaii Temperance   union
to its extended sphere of operations,  towusinSuutii Dakota,
Kveniiinlly the treatment of slimes, 1 1 j]r, White,of Oreenwoodcounty, Kan.. I
nil   now  attempted  except in one or' nnsinlaiiebter mr    I  "Sno\v,"  This is
f,yo eases, will serve to. Increase the nsbndasMr, Hutiun,   if For1! Scott, who
nhifils of Hund properties," has a daughter named   l'cari;" '   '
I I , ■ '.....
CLOTH BOUND BOORS,
CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOORS.
X.mas Cards \w Qreat. Variety.
All N,,.,yV Stock and Prices to Suit the Times.
S^IITH    BROS.,
BOOKSELLERS AND STATIONERS,
Vernon, B. C,
O   5' U
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5 'J
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£
Rifles and Shot (inns.
Force and Lift Pumps,   Iron   I
•UitaitrTiCiLHiiiS.-irr-aa-'.'airi'iittii
ipillg.
W.J.ARMSTRONG,
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The GARDEN TOWN id Ii, ('., and the natural
Shipping nml Distributing poiul for the famous
This new town affords the best, and safest investments In be found iu British Columbia.
-w town 1
to be fiiiu
Town Lots
DONALD & SUTHERLAND,
The smallest size lieing BQsl20 feel
with ltl() feet avenues and 20 feel
lanes. Acre blocks from 5 Apes up
wards,
FOB   PRICES  AI'I'l.Y  TO
AGENTS, KELOWNA
A. G. FULLER
IS
Barnard Avenue,       Vernon, B, C.
INGRAM & BUBER
General Teamsters and Freighters,
ROCK CREEK, B.  C.    '
Hatos from Penticton to Camp McKinney, Hock Creek, Midway and
Boundary Falls, two cents per pound for two tons or under. Marcus to Midi-
way, the same rate.   Marcus' to Grand Prairie one cent per pound. . ,
Special Rates for Large Orders and Ore Contracts.
BOUNDARY HOTEL
MIDWAY, KETTLE RIV.E.R.
Accommodation.   Good Stabling,   Tcrr-iinus
from Marcus; Washington,
McAULEY.d LUNDY, Proprietors.
First Class Accommodation,   Good Stabling,   Tcrr.iinus nf Stag..' Line,
from Marcus; Washington.
Golden Gate Hotel.
PAIRVIEW, 11, C,
F. R. KLINE, Proprietor.,
GO0D ACCOMODATION - - GOOD STABLING
Stopping' Place for Stages to Penticton and Oro, Wash.
p.^L3M'S   HQBV   HOTEL,
LJJMBY, ll.C
First-Class Accommodation for Guests, Good Hunting anriFislibifi
Singes in Vernon and Blue Springs,
Midv/ay Livery, Feed and Sale Stables,
GOOD DOUBLE AND SINGLE DRIVING HORSES.
liigs to Hock Creek, Penticton, Grand Prairie, Mjn us and all olbi ■■■ points
lbe Country,   Parties desirous of seeing the minus should,
Give us a Call.
Heavy Teaming Promptly Attended To.
R',I..EV   &  DONALD'S
Agricultural Machinery   Kept in stock.
CONKLE & DONALD,
GANGWAYS & McAVINEY
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in and Growers oi
CHOICE NURSERY STOCK.
All Stjiwk Grown Without Irrigation.
All Trees Inspected Before Leaving the Nursery
S P O K A. N E   F AI. LS,
P, O, I^.x 58'2
Washitigtorj

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