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 Provincial JLibrary -June 99  '._3������k'JSb  ' MzmM JM&. n__   ^^ .Jl^:   ^i&  ZFTTBIjISIEIIEIID   TUESDAY  _A_lSrr> 'IF'IRiXID.A/y.  Vol. 7.���������Ho, 20.  REVELSTOKE.��������� B. G, APRIL 13/1900.  I y 1 vJ    '  $2.00 a Year.  ���������Q  fjlf������S> $>������������Jf|jrfer:%������J) f&.&.������v&?&������r&) fffe-^c&t^ffocfoffo f^r&ffor|?^&*.������if|������  ' T'T7 A T>TWT QTADP t  ������#> '' "   '  I pup Jxlreiiiely low Frioejs Win the Trade., f  During the'next Ten  Days we will offer our entire slock of  ENGLISH' PRINTS AT 10 -GENTS 'PER YARD.     ������������������  ,,. ,i. ''  '      I'rintc'd Dress Sntteens reduced Lo 12A cents.  Ladies'Blouse Waists from 35b. up.   "'  '    Ladies'Serge and Lustro Skirts, phiin and figured.  ,L:idii>s' Corsets, from 30c. per pair upwards.  ������, .   Cr.-usli Skirting. extra wide; ' '    ,  A coiupleto range of Velveteens just opened.   ,  ��������� Tapestry  Table Covers ic Portk-i,Tu������.  selling at a discount.  . Boys Top Shirts now in.     '        .  ��������� ������      ��������� '  <$y  <$>  <|>  'if  <|y  THE'DHY-'OOOOS & HOUSE FURNISHING EVEEtToF.REVELSTOKE.  Cii-cu Kmtm  f.fa>  eh  <*������  'fcjts-  ELLCT10N DAY SET.''  Lieutenant Governor Acting on Advice  Dissolve'd the House.  Lieutenant-Governor -Mc'Lines "was  on Tuesday advised 'by Sir Wilfred  Lauri<jr that his reasons for calling Jos.  Ala rt i n were deemed entirely inadequate  and he must either call the legislature  t.ogethe,r itnmediately' and select., a  government therefrom or at once dissolve the house. Acting on this advice  the Lieutenant-Governor on Wednesday dissolved the house. r The elections  will he held on June fJrh, nominations  May 20th.    The house will  meet Julv  ot.  t.b  <* _���������>!���������      '       -.  ��������� ������*������ qpWWWyPW&ty1 ^WW^W^W'^VP*������* ^'������&W%^%^^W<$>  " Just TelhTIiem that.Yoa Em^mTkj Will Know tlu*Best"  With Gne'of Wilson's'Suits :'ofi, made up ik Very Best. ;'* ,��������� :  Scotch Jwecds;' Ipi3h Tweeds and Worsteds of the- Very; Best Around'  And more tlian that We'll Tell You/Yeur Clotfis are Madein: Town.  or.- s;  o-  ������fc 4*^4-4,-/1,-4^  <*      ->   ���������>   ���������-*���������   ������o-   ->   ->   o.   ->   '>.   .>   ���������>   3*   *������   -j<.   -o.   ^   -j.   **.   -7^   0.   -?.   >!:   >j.   ^   ^r.   3>   jj.    5^   #   ^&?i  '   A Prophecy and Its Fulfilment -  ������- It'is both  interesting'and profilahli'  'atr times   to recall  the  predictions of  public  men, and ,1'ompare  them   with  the event thi-y are intended, to forecast.  Take for example Sir Charles Ttipper's  criticism   of   the   government's' trade'  policy when  the revised   tariff ofiS97  was announced:    1'The result is" says  Sir Charles,   " that thistariff' goes into  operation, and'the industries of   this  country are, already paralyzed,in consequence, while hon. members   gloat,  vindictively gloat, over the destruction'  of .Canadian   industries.      I  sav that  deeper-wrung,was never inflicted upon  Canada/''    The  fulfilment (?) of   this  prediction may be fonnd'ai the course  of  a, trade   leview'.  Wliich   has  just  appeared, and  which will be admitted  by all in a position to know to be a fair  statement of facts.    " One^'of the most  satisfactory features of the'trade situation" at present,'   says the writer in  question,   " is the healthy, state'of the  market for- home -manufactures. , The  mills and factories (if Canada ato very  biit-y.     Far from auv sign olVover-pro-  duction yet  t;iking���������pl,'ice,' they are unable to keep  up  with  the demand for  goods. < Skilled labor  was never in as  .active demand   in  Canada, as it is at  present,   and  a  great   inai-.y   factories  and   mills  n:e  working over! ime, and  artisans are  c.-irning  increased wages.  This'is   ;i   great    year   for   Canadian  matmfacllire's.     Notwithstanding   ihe  increased   UrFtish   preference   there is  great difficulty in securing some lines of,  goods from the British market. This is  owing to   the   fact, ,thnt   the -makers  over  ther   are   very  busy.    They are  independent, at  the moment,  of outside business.   'The result has given a  gfiiat'itnpetus to home  manufact m___.  The. demand  for home goods has liccti  fm ther stimulated bv tlie better quality of goods being   turned,out by'our  factories and mills.    In many Inequality of Canadian goods is  now so  high  as to leave little or no room'lor preference, being giv(>n to British  or  foreign  goods . by   Canadian, buyers.   This is  very, satisfactory' progiess   and  it is  fortunate that the enter prise of, Canadian maker's has been rewarded by- increasing sales of their .goods.   The result, is sure to lead to a steady demand  for them by people who formerly gave  the preference to British of continental lines." ''  ,       . ,    '-  fin  f]  -jSililb   UuMbili'dt  **  Oosanies KiM'  After'the Celestials Again'. -    ���������';  1   '     'O "      '  ,,l ���������  ���������' ' i - s  ..   An interesting discussion took place  in the house at Ottawa on Monday on  the occasion of the third reading of the  bill to incorporatcthe Comoxandr.Cape  Scott railway company. . Mr. Mclnnos  moved   to   insert  a clause to prevent  Chinese- being employed   in   the construction  and- operation  of  the road..  He   made   a   vigorous attack  on  the  Dunsmuirs   who,   he   said,   had.' done  everything  possible   to  degrade labor  in  British  Columbia.   , Mr.   Morrison  saw noN object in  tacking'tin amend-  ment-'of this kind to a sjngle billl   The  Privy Council of England had decided  against the  unconstitutionality of' the  coal  mines  regulation  in  British Col-  amibia.aiid it would  be folly to pass an  amendment of this  kind  which   was  practically  on  tlie, same   lines.   ' Sir  Adolphe C.'ii'on  asked the government  to clearly- define its  policy  regarding  Chinese.     After some discussion, Premier Laurier said  that  so long as the  present system  ot taxing Chinese was  in force, lie did not see how they could  prevent'Chinese'from  getting'   work.  They must either  adhere to this policy-  or else prevent- Chinese from   coming  in altogether.   Mr. Mclnnes challenged'  the division  and  his amendment was'  rejected~rby a vote of 21 to o'3.  talicukil to iho Mail.)  '     Lo.vi.iox,   April   13.���������Advices   from  Wepner show   iiiat  tlie   British   Rave  disabled  .four   Doer   guns'  aiid   killed  four commandants and that in' a night  sortie tliev captured a gun and several  prisoners.      Reliiwing  u\,ops are near  at hand.    \Lurd   UoUjrts in wiring t'o  the jViuce" or   Wales   congratulations  upon 'his   escape   froiii    assassination  added hopeful sentences   pertaining lo  an early   tidvau'co   with  .vide; reaching  combinations..       Military, critics'thinlc  that   adventurous   Boer   commandoes,  areJikely to'be'enmesiied. c,  Lord' .Motimen has worked eastward  until he is within, .eighty miles uf  Kroonstadl-. r JJoer scouts have gone,  around Ladysmitl'i and have appeared  at'Dewdrcp ,and other places on Bui;  ier's h\'uiks'andM'eai1.  The Boers'  note to 'Portugal regard-  ing the use by, British of   Beira route  for transportation   of' troops   lo Rlio-���������  deshia may, if  Boers   act against Po'r- -  tugal, 'lead    Great   Britain   to   land  'troops/'at   Loreuzo   Marques.      Td^is  possibility lias been seriously discussed  and   is   referred   to  at   length in the '  morning papers to-day.  '   Sir Alfred Milher'vvhen .replying to  a   deputation   of0 clergymen   in Cape- .  town   on   Thursday'' said :"  v, " Never  again,' must be the'motto of all think-'  ing ^and   humane   m,en, but,, not'from'''  lust of conquest or a 'desiroto trample  ^on   it   gallant   if    misguided   people.'  There   must   be    no   compromise '��������� or  patchwork   in   the  settlement and'no  opportunity ,for  misunderstanding or  intrigue.      Pievival of   impossible ambitious or accummulation of   enormous'  armaments.    The British  will no long-  er tolerate dissimilar  and antagonistic   '  political   systems   in   a country which ''  nature and history liave.declared to be  t ' .  one.".  Grip and Password.  <        ' k. of r.  si  At the convention  of  Cold   Range  Lodge .last week  Bio. ' A.   Edgar   was  elected prelate vice Itev. '������ Menzies.  r: o. f.  Court   Mt.    Begbie   .initiated    one  candidate at its regular meeting  j\Ion-  i ��������� -  day evening.  B. F. Gayiimn was elected treasurer  , of Cojirt Ml. Begbie   at,   last   meeting  vice TC.'ir! Macgowmi.  H. S. J'jhuMoii, who was drowned  in Arrow lake a short, time ago, was' a  member of Court- 'Intel-mountain,  Trout Lake City, and held a mortuary  benefit cei'tilicaie for, $2000.   -  During the last session of Court, Ml.  Ue.gbie, Bro. ,). L Hrnith, C. J), and  .F. S., was reported father of a young  sun which arrived that day and the  court took upon itself to name the  child passing a resolution that it  should bo called O'ronhvatnkha, in  honor oE tli*.ril- supremo chief ranger.  [f the name meets with the approval  of the parents (Uio. yinith lias already  consented) this will piobabiy be the  first, child to have as,a christian name  that of the supreme chief.  The Ionise Brehany Company.  ���������-7?1?  ������*-    Hf   f-    ���������*/���������    **    **���������/    "f*    t-*    ^'   *f>    *f*   '*���������'    "^    "<'   f<    ~i*   "ft    ^���������f-^f-fj.sf.-ft.^^'t      *r   "O    f-     */  JSrBYBLSTOKE.  The gnn club have secured a trap  and a couple of barrels of birds which  are now on their way to Trout Lake.  The club will have a shoot when all the  necessary appliances arrive.  Abrahatnson Bros, have had the interior of their hotel painted and papered, so also has Nat." Lay and the improvement is very marked. It is  clearly evident that our hotel keepers  are bent on keeping abreast of (he  timfis.���������Toujc,  The hearty thanks of the citi/.hns of ,  Revelstoke are duo  to Messrs. Taylor'  and Ahlin for the musical treat which  (hey   enjoyed     Wednesday   evening:  The Louise Brehany Company give an  entertainment   of   a character  which-  Revelstokians seldom  have  the privilege of listening  to.     They .are a company of high ci.-tss artists and each one  received     hearty    encores , from   the'  audience.    The Kstar   of  the    evening,,  Miss   Louise  Brehany, was-  alone well  woi lb the price of admis-iicu.    For one  'encore   she   sang    "Soldiers   of    the  Queen,''   this   popular   song ��������� has been  sung many  times  before a Bevelstoke  audience but never before as  rendered  by  Miss  Brehany.    Her most, successful selection, however, was   " Tlie l'/'ast  Hose of Summer," which  she sings in  ���������the   second   act   of   " Martha."     Tile  eminent piaiii-d, \\~. Cniliautne Saitvlet  was much appivciated a.s were nUct the  othei- members of the company. Should  this talented   company   ever visit Kev-  elstoke   ag-iiti   it is  safe1 lo say there i>  nut a building in  the city large enough  to contain the crowds  whir!; will flock  to he;'j  them.  Trout Lake Notes.  Asa llilhn.'in is gel ting ihe end and  sidelines of his town.-ite at Ten Mile  located this week by A. P. Cummins.  This will be a busy point in the n.-������ar  future.  Capt. Roman of the S. S. Lardeatr  says that if business continues brisk be  will make two runs a clay. Tin- steamboat service has never been so?;iiit--  ftictory as, it i-o at preuout. THE .KOOTENAY MAIL
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she is giving the old country no preference whatever, while his leader indignantly denounces the government for
giving so great a preference to Great
Britain and getting nothing in return.
Again, comparing the attitude of the
opposition on the preferential question
wirh their policy in other imperial
matters, it will be remembered, that
while the government , has in-their
opinion been altogether too swift in
giving 'Great Britain a substantial
trade preference, under the only pos^,
sible. conditions in which it could have
become effective in the English market,
C'ORIIKSPOXP/I'JNCE on all matters of local    the  complaint   has   been   eoually long
or public interest, invited and carefully con- ,    ,.,,        ,.    ,.   - ,     :        .      ,.
sklcrr.d.   Allcoi.iiiuii)ication.stotlio Editor    '-��"   bitter   that   in   rendering  to   tire
'must, be accompanied by the name of the
writer, not necessarily lor publication, but
as an evidence of good faith.
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Address ���
Tin-: Kootesay Mail,
Revelstoke, B.C.
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light in every room. , Jfiee bus meets ail
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Kit! DAY.
APRIL J3. 'i'.itO.
It now iool.s as if tin- work o: prospectors and miners will have, to bo
carried 'on , without :iuy< government
assistance toward i cad building this
year though favored with an" curly
open season' and indications of a busy
summer are apparent on all sides..     On
W^cdnesdity, the. lieutenant-governor
dissolved the house, without any appropriations having -been made, the
date or' niwt meeting boir'g set for
-J uly oili. Allowing a to'up'e weeks
from date of the house convening in
which to have the .estimates brought
down and passed, assuming that one
party will have a working majority,
��� with a further allowance for doing the
work will find the summer practie.illy
wasted in districts which require ttails
in order to get supplies in. This is a
deplorable slate of affairs' btought on
by the political 'situation and one
which will be a great,drawback to the
do.elo'oinent of the whole countrv.
v With   the   approaching elections so
near at hand   it is  the duty  of   every
ipialiiicu voter to sco that his name is
enrolled on   the voters' list   which will
only' be   open   until - the   23rd   insfe.
Considerable interest  is already being
taken in election   affairs and when the
time   arrives   for   ballots   to  be cast
everyone   should   be   iu   a  position to
take    advantage   of   the   opportunity
-ufrbrded    them   of   having a say as to
who'will   lepre-sout   us  in  the. legislative assembly.      ILetnember the list is
only open for a few days longer.
"What is to be done towards the
celebration of the Queen's birthday in
Revelstoke is a question which should
be settled at an early date in order to
make the sports a success if any are to
bo held. Outsiders are already making inquiries and if any .outside com-
petition is expected the matter should
be attended to at once.
THE BUDGET DEBATE
Shows the Hopeless and Helpless Con
chtion of the Tory Party.
Ottawa, April
Midget   goe
merrily
empire that other imperial service,
which iu its effect will be as far reaching,and as Ins-ting���die despatching "f
aid to South Africa���the government
has been'jtist as reprvhensibly tardy.
As the Globe sententious!;/ (ib-orves :
" It is always difficult lo striken pace
satisfactory lo an opposition."
One  of   the   ini"icMim;   discovcre--.
made by the opposition  iu   comn"'iiou
with preferential tariff when it w.is Dr.\(
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introduced was that is did not. really
reduce tlie'duly on British imports,
for, they alleged, the government had
put up the duty with one othei. The
.statement, unfounded though it was,
litis been reiterated in the present debate by Mr. Poster who declared that
till the reduction amounted to .was a
little more than a half of one per cent,
and yet we find the Canadian Manu-
factnreis Association, which has always been highh"' protective and intensely Tory in its sympathies .convening in hot baste to indignantly protect
against the disturbance and injury to
Canadianinteivsts which they mil ici-
pate will result from the proposed increase on the preference from 25 per
cent to 3'3;\ per cent. These two positions do not; appear to agree at all
welI.-lHir,-ns-L~hHve_��Uready observed
that, is a,family failing with tory' criticism ot the government just now.
Sir Charles Tupper appears to be having lots of fun in   keeping-his, motley
crew in line.    It must be decidedly embarrassing to the opposition   leader to
'hay,e a prominent supporter like  Hon.
G. A. Kantel, a member of thelasl conservative government in Quebec' talking like   this   on   a  'public   platform:
Thanks to Mr. Laurier,   Canada is   today a   colony   governed .by Downing
street.'   ].Ve are1 cai ried  away ' by  the
current of imperialism, and, -not  satisfied with that, the liberals  have, abandoned Ihe great principle of protection
which has so powerfully contributed to
make Canada a country.    Under' the
regime'of uhe/Macdonalds, (he Langc-
vins, the Cbapleaus, .arid  other distinguished   leaders   of   the   conservative
party, we   taxed' England   to   form   a
country aucl establish national  industries here.   Those  statesmen   regarded
the   interest   of   Canada    before    the
great English manufacturer;.   To-day.
wc furnish soldiers, we have abolished'
protection, now Imperialism has  come
upon us."   ' - ,
This outspoken declara'.iou however,
is mild compared to the attack  of  La
Presse, the  leading French-Conservative   paper   of   the   Dominion, 'which
after calling attention to the   "crusade
of   the   most  aggressive   character in
favorof imperialtJ-ni." which it declares
the opposition'leader has been engaged
in for the past six months for the benefit of the English  speaking portion of
the community, continues: " To every
man  of sense it is evident  that this
strenuous  zeal, this sudden meUtmor-
phosis   has no other object  than the I
pursuit of  popularity among a certain !
j cla��a   of   our   Kngiiah   fellow-citizens. !
The duhaf'Jon the | -N'othmtr   is  more   easy, nothing mot'-'!
riii.��ei'.tble, for   -i   public   man   than  to |
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ViisitWig JCniljhls invited.
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present  government's  financial policy
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opinion on one's'-id''. f>ut thi-. popu- '
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patriotic   character  of   the   criticisms i conce-.'-ion lo fom-i-inn a m.-in i.nds''.v '
offcted   thei'eto   by   o' cupants   of   ihe |
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cat ried mil. by th" government, they j The Kail!" has bc"n informed by the
recklessly involve themselves in a J public works engineer, F. <\ Ciuil)i".
glorious mix-up of contradictory state- I thai. "With regard loan appro'orial ion
mc'ils as Jitdic rotis as it is bewildering, j for the l-epair of the road between
Take for e:cinnph' their criticism of j Thomson's r.anrling arid Ferguson, iu
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i THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  * I'  UlfDl  A-Storyof a Girl, ������, Man and,  a Great.Conflagration.  ' (Continued.)  ' ��������� ,  ������������������it's got a powerful 'hold," said she,  "and must ha' bin burnin long afore Joan  roused the men. . Lor', Joan, girl, 'twas a  providence as ye had a wakeful 'night.  SVhere's Will Lnrkins, I -wonder V llc'Ii  bo out with the others, surely, lie's ever  first at a lire." '  Joan wondered also. She had not seen  liim when tho men gathered from all  uromid.  "How come the scrub' alight?" asked  another. "One 'ud way as 'twas done o'  purpose, for doughty as 'tis, tho furze  dou't set itself alight.''  "Iiim as done ,it knew what ah was  about,   settin   of   it   afire   so   near   ilto  houses. Ah reckoned as suspicion ,might  .   fall on them as lived in 'em."  This   was     a .daring twhisper   to   get  abroad,' but ono  of'greater import still  was that which mentioned the name of a  , tipsy old charcoal burner who had been  working in the.pine'woods for the last  three   weeks,   during  which   time   small  fires,   soon   localized,   had  given   rise  to  several   short   lived   excitements   in   the  , neighborhood.    How tho 'present 'fire had  ' originated,   however,  was  of  minor' importance just then.   The one thing .to bo  done was to limit-its extent and to' extinguish it as speedily as possible.   Judging by appearances, this seemed unlikely  to   happen,   for  the gentle  breeze  grew  and grew till it was ruffled into a small  gale and sent the flames.Hying before it  irra >rirad career.    Thick volumes of gray  ' smoke .began  to  ascend   from  the other  side of the hill, hanging in' tho morning  air above the swiftly; coursing lower cur-  Tents like heavy clouds.    Moreover, these  smoke   columns   appeared   to   rise   from  1 various   points.1' _ This, .was ' a   startling  sign, 'and , the   watching 'women   understood its significance.   Joan 'iVcst was a  watcher no longer. Flying home, she roused every available(iman and saw them off  in   a   strong   brigade   for  action   at   the  front.   Then, throwing the care of bulter  making aside, she Shortened  her ski.vts,  tied on a 'sunbonnet.nnd followed in rJie  wake.  . The attraction, of a firo is irresistible.  If it is a grand and terrible sight in the  crowded streets of a great cifcj-. it is.,far  more grand and terrible when the fuel to  be consumed consists of acres upon acres  of .vine ivo'iM.    it is beautiful, ton. with  h wild" and awful beauty difficult ro .describe. ' '��������� l , ,  t A. wild sight it was that greeted tlie  ' eyes of many onlookers as the" sum iMt>p  upon a clear and yellow sky with ti.'-.'  proviso of another day of brazen hear.  From .'three distinct points ascended  dense columns."ot! smoke already .lurid  with llamc. Where rer the case turned  there destruction was advancing with  giant stride?.' The hillside was noy.'  swept bare, but the fire, having reached  a denser grn?,-tli, crept insidiously on. <"le-  fying all efforts' to extinguish" it. The  Haines had already leaped over, the road  which divided the hillside from the dark  pine wotyls. The tali trees were Lu the'  grip of tho fiery foe, their branches", swaying and writhing as the hungry Haines  leaped and curled around and up them in  a deadly embrace, tossing forkeii red  tongues high into the air. It was pitiful,  cruel. All green things seemed lo cringe  and shiver- and cry, us if endued with  sentient life. Oak scrub and holly bushes,  juniper aud furze, bracken aud heather���������  all wont, to feed the roaring, fiery furnace   and   were reduced   to   crumbling  'her, ho might bid her roughly to (;o back,  but she would chance that. She must  follow. i '   '  Xof far from him the girl distinguished  another form which she .thought she  , knew���������that ��������� of the' disreputable charcoal  burner, and he seemed to be approaching  Will. That he bore her lover a grudge -  Joan knew, for he had been caught  poaching on several occasions, and the  gamekeeper had threatened to "have him  up." Above the roaring of the fire came  the sound of their voices in hot dispute,  and Joan hurried over the smoking soil.  Neither of the men. had yet perceived  her. for 'their faces were to the opposite  ;oo PACIFIC 1IHE  ope.   fiiuideniy  she  saw  and   heavy  ��������� the older man  blow  with  the  slick  he carried right over  Will's  It came with such crushim; force  aim  a  quick'  thick  hand  l? i.'i I  to ,!���������  at ul  . g'er.  the hand-it --true!,  was eom-vai'.ied  ���������op tlie bnr.::!i.' Will siagge  loan, uttetiijg a cry of pain  as  fliiuigii she herself had   felt 'the  I'd b  and  .!!���������  "AiiieFiea's  Bs-Goniine  rt  S "  5eat  QlT  .12110  V ?      ja   S-    :>  ,-tf.   tj.    .-j-   ������������������>   ->   .j-    ...    .-j.   a-   S-   -i-    5.    -3-   --3-    .->   .t.    a.   n.   sj.   .,   .j.   .->.    --j.  v; 00'-.  ������'o>."  -V.'i.il'  :   .'I--.-1  ���������jbi.o  .-,!;*  -iiiQ  TOUri>  lii;..t:^'..:i  furco'.uf t!:<  ,lkc cowardly assailant, and, da:  wtu-.h liiii'w l.er-attiis about her  ashes.    'J'lie blackened  smoked.   So  hot was it that the gentlest breath of air  . "funned it to fresh flame. The odor of  burning pines aud peat pervaded the atmosphere. The heavens became hidden  ' by the'thick pall which hung overhead,  while beyond and on every side .destruction raged. Still, men battled ' with it  bravely. Exhausted often with tho immense exertion and fearful boat, they  threw themselves down at full length to  rest for a moment and to regain fresh  nerve for the struggle.  Joan Wo^t and one or two other wn-'  men worked in the tear, heating out such  btrngidrng fires jik threatened to revive  ,'their energy, but ntill, as (lie morning  wore on, 'lie outlook appeared as hopeless as ever, fur there, where a vista of  treeless common opened to the view, dipping down into one of the many lovely  glades whii-li iiuersci'li-d .tho woods,  there, too, all was lire and .smoke rolling  down like a torrent of molten metal and  up again upon the other side, where il  encountered other ruddy currents tearing downward, so that fiery waves intermingled, as it were, and sent up fierce  showers of sparks and columns of Uame  into the face of tho day. It was an inferno.  Alas, how strange a day! A day of  doom and death for myriads of helpless  living creatures; birds of the air and four  fooled creatures alike overtaken by a  cruel fate. In llmt glade the fiery* forces  .seemed to have concent rated. Down in  its murky depths it was possible to distinguish several ot the figures, looking  like the genii "f the fire, as they moved  . hither and thither in the very midst.  Among them Joan thought she descried  the well known form of Will Ijarkius,  and so sure did she soon become of tho  identity of that sturdy lisure, swaying a  mighty bough in his strong arms as ho  bout and beat in Iho obstinate flames,  that she was impelled to'descend and follow. There might be peril iu that gloomy  hollow, and her bomi; ���������tbwnpod heavily  jf(Ws������t h������jr cbfit;   U Will gljpvlcl sue  bi.jv.-.  ij'iirh'd  her bough at  ing for-  lover a-j  lliO'tgh  to protect  him from  further attack. ' ,  -Oh,    Willi"   she   sobbed,   "are   you  lmrtV"  At.lirst he germed inclined to,shake her  Off.,. '    '     ' '    ' ' c.  "Go home, girl!" he cried hoarsely. But  a look into her'tender eyes, streaming_  with tear.-:, and the wall of separation  between them crumbled lo nothing.  , The charcoal burner cast, a curious  glance at the pair and then, with a muttered curse, slunk 'off and disappeared.'  among the smoking trees. '  "Jlow   come <you   here, - Joan?"   asked  Will. ' '' ,       '  , "Why, I've been.,beating out'the fire  along, of the rest most' ever since o this  nTorning," she replied, between laughter  and tears. ,������  '��������� They looked at each other. ' He was  black, hot, grimy, nor had her pretty face  .escaped, nevoi-'flieless their lips met in a  close, kiss. They, had owed each other  that kiss for a fortnight at the least.  '"I've been''a' brute to you, Joan," confessed the man.  "I've been a fool, 1 know," admitted  the girl. ,' ���������     ' c  ,   "Life ain't long enough for quarrels,,"  said lie.        v <������������������  ' "We've  lost a .fortnight's happiness,"  she replied.' , ' ,i  'Tib have lo go home," said Will'presently, with, a weary sighl "I can't beat  no,.niore. I believe my thumb is broke."  , "Oh, poor Will!" cried Joan, taking the  maimed hand in both her own. "Come,  mother will bind it up."  They'turned* their back-on'the fire and  left it to lake its course.  "There's fuel  beyond there in plenty,  but 'twill Burn itself out in. time," said  Will; nodding' backward in tlie direction  from which'they had come.    And  so it.  did.    By Sunday the flames wore all extinguished,, and  a heaven sent rain  fell  gently,"cooling the hoalcil, blackened soil.  Will and Joan walked to church together,'  choosing the road which overlooked the  devastated woods.    How pitiful'a sight!  Ilei'c .and   there  the   embers  still   sent  forth little puffs of smoke;    Naught that  had boon green remained, except in'small,  eccentric patches.  The lofty pines reared  their  grim   heads,   with  cliarred   trunks  and scorched branches.    Silence reigned  everywhere round them.    There was no  song of  bird,  not a chirp or twitter in  this region of widespread desolation.  ���������.   And  yet  the  very  next,spring would  see flic- fonder shoots of green picking up  through the''dead litter, life renewing'itself and covering the bare ground, green  fronds erect like so many fairy crozicrs  and many colored mosses hiding all'this  uusightliness .beneath   a ' lovely   mantle.  The wood pigeons rebuild in the old firs  that survive, and the house martins shel-'  ter under the eaves where Joan and Will-  mate.���������Chicago Times-Herald.  mm  {jtJ'Ullii.  \iJ  k;t'..riii  i������jr-j,./Utj������  Ticket i J.-stted  Choc!  T**- ���������"��������� ".'ITr   'iVTifiC!  .O ~!/.r..t y      A A ti.o.J.i.53  ItLVia^TOKK  Through"  ;ed to' Desti:  rn.  iiml Baggage  atiiiti. '  K.i.st  S.2U U ;ivc  Woi  a 17.:  ���������11  ���������ro a:; \> v:  to.M icootk;.  8.10 leave  ,leav  roiXTs.  arrive lo'.l  The':''vCanadian  Pasife  :'' ��������� StsaHisMp'..- Co/s ,  STEAMERS  .' R03SLAND and, KOOTENAY.  Leave Arrow-head daily;for all points in Kootenay, making connection Xakusk for all  , points on Nakusp & Sloean railway and  Slocan Lake.      .  ' ' ,, ' <    "  Close'connection at 1-obson for Nelson Kootenay Luke anil Kiver points, Trail. Ross-  ,'  land and all pointa in Houndary Country.  For full information, tickets. Jumps, etc., call'  on or address '' ' '  ,    IVW: BRADSHAW  ��������� ,      ' Agont, Revelstoke. -   '  Or to  WtV AN.DERSON,  Trav. Pass. Agent,  Nelson. B.C.  K 3. C0YL1C,  A. G. P. Agent, '  Vancouver, R.C.  '-  T!������e Iron pnke'a Si������e'ecJi.  I' once hoard the I hike of Wellington,  make a speech in the house of lords, and,  although" it was but a short speech and  not remarkable for eloquence, it astonished and impressed me more at the time  than the. greatest oration, by the greatest 'parliamentary orator could have  done.  The duke, as 1 gathered from the  speech of another peer, find already been  offering to tho,house his opinion on the  measure under consideration, ami the noble iind learned lord was now criticising  his remarks. In the course of his criticism this noble and learned personage  ventured on tho ubsei'vatMin that,he feared "tho. illustrious dukeM, had not e.uito  understood the measure now before the  house.    This drew the illustrious duke  The Duke of Wellington sprang to liis  feet   to  reply,  arid   he  struck   the   table  indignant gesture.    "My lord;.'." tie  Kootenay" Railway fir'   ��������� '.  ;   (       - Navigate Company  Limited.1  Operating Kaslo & Slocan Railway,  Intei'iiatiunal Navigation & Trading ]  Company.   , ,.  Schedule of Time���������Pacific Standard Timo  si Effective- Feb. 1st, 1000-  Kaalo & Slocan Jtlailv/ay   .  Passenger train for Sr.ndon and way stations  lcave.s'dsTaslo at, S a.m.: daily, i ot.iirning. leaves  Sanclon at 1.1 j p.m., arriving at Kaslo H.5.J p.m.  International Navigation and Trading  Comprmy .    ,  Operating on Kootenay Lake and River.  S.S. Ts-TiiKx.vridxAr. loaves Kaslo for Nelson  at t! a.m. daily'except .Sunday; returning, leaves  Nelson at, 4.?>0 p.m.. calling at Balfour, 1 dot  Hay, Ainswortii, end1 all way points; connects  with P. V. & N. train to and from Spokane, at  Five Utile Point.    ���������  4������  4*  4*  Is the  Best Equipped in the Dis-  '- , I,       ,   ,    '       .   ' ,  trict and Complete, in Every Par-  O 11 I  ticular.    .Commercial  Printing  a  Specialty. ,  *ft*  "^'  t  t  '*aP* '  .+  4*  4*  We are handling a very choice line  of Calendars for 1901, many of  them    original   in    design    and  . thoroughly Canadian. In addition  to this we have also made a careful selections from the English,  German and American,s, markets.  Send in your order without further delay.,;  Kootenay- Mail, ��������� Revelstoke, 'f  Wlt.l  said,  said  We!!  read  that  that  Ikon,  "Ihe imli.'e and learned lord 'has  that   I   don't   understand, ibis   bill.  my lords, all 1 can say i<. that I  (he btil once, that brood it twice.  I read it three th'ies. and if after  1 don't understand the bill, why,  my lords, all I have ro say is that  10 an infernally stupid follow!'  I must bo an infernally stupid follow!"  Then the duke resumed his seat.-���������,Jus  tin McCarthy's "I.ennuisceuccs."  '    LIVING. '  "Today,"' I thoui.ht, "I will n^t plan nor utrive.  Idle as yon blue si:y or c'.ovrls thnt ffo  Likj loitiirir.!.; sliip", v%"ith tails as white as snow,  I simply will bo glad to tie aii-.e."  For, yr.ir by vear, jn steady summer glow '  The  (lowers  iiatl  bloomed,  and life had itored  its liive.  But tasted not t'.io hon.1".   Quite to thrive,  Tho tl.ivor of aiy thrift I now would kr.ow.  But the pood breeze blew in a friend, a boon  At any liour.   Tiiero vv.13 a book to show,  A Rift to take, a slender or.c to give.  The ii'ouiiiiij \w.vt\l to mellow aiifrnoofl,  And that to tvvihglit.    It w.i- sleep time won���������  And, Jo! Rsain I had forgot to live.  -E-dwsrJ Ecrrliad Sill.  Lardo-Dunonn Division   '  '    S -.\JlKll" ALRKltTA.  - Steamer Allierfa leaves Kaslo for Lardo aud  Argenta at S:H0 p.m. Wednesdays.  Steamers call at principal landings in both  directions, and at other points when signalled.  Tickets sold to all points in Canada and tho  United States. ,'*'���������,������        .,  To ascertain rates   and   full   information,  addrCSS: ROBERT IirvilXG.  g t������ JMaunger, Kaslo, Ii. C.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS  Royal Kail Linos.  Cheapest Zlouto to tlie Old Countx-y.  ALLAN LIXK-i'Voni Portland  Nutiiidinn Jleli 28  Harisian    -      -      -      -              - A pi. 7  Liuirontian    J '        "II  Tiniisinn  -      -      - -, ��������� '    -I  .Vimiidkui    -      - - '*   -JH  "   UOiMIXJOX hiNK-From t'oitiand.  Iioniinion - ���������      A |il Ki  ('iunljroui'in - - -      "   I"  From  IMoiiti'ciil.  Vancouver,-       ....-���������     Apl. 2S  liEAVKIl LIXK-Fmin HI. .John.  Ar.'.wit, ."Mch -'S  Lake Superior ' -    , Apl I  Lake Onlarin  "11  JIrni(ro-.e       -...���������--.'���������   IS  Lake Huron  "   -'>  ' Pa ss"iii.'ca's ticket ed through lo all purls of  Oreat Itritain anil Ireland, and ;i������. s.|ic<:iii!ly low  rates to all part.i of the ICiiropo.1* cunt incut'.  Apply to nearest railway or .stcani.ship agent or  to ="  T.  W. EEADSHAV/.  Agent,  IloveJsitoUu.  Canadian FaoiHu Navigation Co. I/d  ALASKA   nOUTE.  Steamers for Wrnngel. .1'incati and ?kagvvay  leave Victoria  Every Wednesday at 8 p. m.  aud Vancouver  .   Kvcry Thursday ivt 2 p. m.  Steamers for Northern Uritish (Joluinbia porth  leave Victoria and Vancouver weekly.  Rates, etc, on application to  ���������   C. S. BAXTER.  (Schwal Paw'en'gorlAgiect.   .  ���������Victoria, S. C,  ^^-^^^'-^-^^-toV^^^v������y^ *  SiA  &1BtZT3VXZ3JttTKXttl������&&lB3XlEa33r^^  EB3B-SSBa������  Incorporated' by act of Pailiatnent lSoo.  9  MONTREAL  v        V  S.fH. Ewixg, Vice-Pres.  HEAD OFFICE  i  War. Molson Macpherson, Pres.  F. Wolfjerstax Thomas, Gctici'al .Manager  PAID UP CAPITAL       .���������     -   ',   .      - $2,000,000  RESERVE - -   -, - -       '1,500,000  gcnoral banking business transacted.   Interest allowecbon deposits at current rates-.  J. D. HOLSOH; Manage!', -    ,>   REVELSTOKE, B. C,  aaiMuaauiaaiiMaBxiagzt^ax^caariin  l!  Highest Cash Price. Paid for  ' ' n ���������  SCAVENGER  All shipment's arc cxiuuiiicil by me p������  soiiii as they ai'rive. I'roiniit, re.tiifiis as-  hiired. Prices are too hiRli to warranl  holding goods for any length of time.  You should keep posted on the returns  you Kct /roin  G. W  BALDWIN,  P. U. Box 9lil Agent fur .las. 1,'llninn g  "VVinnipog, Man.  Orders  stables  speedy  W. FLEMING-  left   at  inv"  will    have  attention.    .  -iir-^VKTifti  i(  Dray milt,   and   delivering  Teams alwavs   read'/  notico.  tii ken.  Conti'i'icLs  f������r  ii  specialty,  at   shnrtcst  for   jobbing  J3. C. Oil Co.  Aj^en'  Robert Samsdn.  BAUBB & ASHCBOFT,  Bofflisiosi ana Provineial  Land Surveyoi  iPS  MI3JJKG EKCIK3E2R5.  Surveyor.- offline:  VAirCOUVEB,   B. C  )  Mineral Claims- ,-uid Crown  i^iud.s.  ���������..iiwii.Mii,niiiiiiiwwiqwc THE KOOTENAY MAIL
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instrument, call and see $
our most complete stock '��.
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9   Instruction   books   for all &
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��?:       instruments'  kept     on ^
|      hand. '     . ������    |
^ A    large    assortment    of ��
�����" sheet music,  folios, etc. _���'
'if Will order  at the price 'f
|: '    registered     if    not   in $
.V stock
erable expenditure   will   be necessary
to open navigation.
Cbas. Hillman, and Chum Johnson
came- up from Thomson's' Landing
yesterday.
iv"
if
J. .1. Foley, of Arrowhead, was in
town Wednesday evening and atfend-
ed the Louise Brehany entertainment.
The transport Monterey with Strath-
cotiii Ilor-se arrived ;it Cape Town on
Wodnesday making the voyage, in 24
days. <���
The date of the labor organizations,
meeting announced in last issue should
bavo read Tuesday instead oi' Wednesday Mlh. '        ���     '
A. \'l. Suckling tlie veteran lacrosse
player' of Vancouver was'in, town
Wednesday representing BremierBros.
of London, Out.
I CanadaDrug&BookOo I
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if Revelstoke Station.       ���        $
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P>^&^&'i^ft'&&--yr&&&Ur&^&k<$*''U-rS's
BORN.
.Smith���At Ifevelstokc, -Monday April
nth, 15)1)0, the wile of'J. L. Smith 'of
���   .-; .son.        '       ". ���'*','
LOCAL 'AND PERSONAL BRIEFS
Several picnics are on for today,
-Mrs/and ,Miss Sweet, of Vernon,
came in from the. west ��� Wednesday
.morning going south'on avisit to Ilev.
and Mrs. Wood at Kaslo. '  ���
Woi k trains are being staited out
and there are .now two working within
a short, distance of Revelstoke with"
their headquarters here.
' Just opened up a nice lot. of summer
suit, fancy bicycle sweaters and hose,
all kinds of boots and shoes, Alex.
McLean, McCarty Block. , 0
Miss. Gcrdii  Nilsson, of Arrowhead,
i�� in town.
>, , ,
A. E. Devitt, who has been constable.
iit Trail for several year's,, arrived  last
evening  and   will   act   as   temporary
successor to "Sandy" MeRae.
Melville   Parry, .agi-Mit for the Con-
I'riileration Life, is iu town.
, Humor says ther e is to.be a wedding
in ltevel.slokrc to-morrow.
T" Rofidley, of Kaslo, came  up   from
the south Wednesday going west.    ���
i   Miss rJdna Knowltou left/or /Ferguson yesterday to'join her mother'. ', ��� -  '
Gold   Commissioner   Couisier   went
into Trout Lake district Wednesday.
G-. 0."Buchanan, of Kaslo, and li. II.
Moodie, of Golden, delegates to, the liberal convention, passed through on
ttieir'return home'Wednesday.
Senator Templeuian' passed through
on No. 1 Wednesday oveu'ing^ on bLs
return home", to Victotiii' the senate
having adjourned for a couple of weeks.
.7. Savage is on a visit to TroubLiike
attending to some mining records.
The public, works committee was in
session Tuesday evening_ considering
the estimates for city improvements.
The meeting broke up at 2 o'clock next
been asked to give of their own money
to this object tin- abo.e view of tlie
matter may have recommeiid-'d itself
to them, but, as the gentlemen were
disposing of other people's, funds they
naturally acted its a patriotic aud
liberal manner. Th" two council-men
who voted against the grant, cei tainly
deserve credit ior possessing a true
conception -of then- duties as guardians of the toiling public's interests.
. f notice further that tivse same gentlemen have ''after a long wrangle"
been defeated in their motion that the
ratepayer's be appealed lo for an expression of their opinion re further,
expenditure upon liie ball.,
Now. sir, consich ring the unbusinesslike   methods   that 'have mark".-! the
management of   that undertaking.    1
contend that   Messrs Abr.-ihamsou and
Peterson were  again   in the right and
beg to say   here, as  one   who, in Common with tlie rest of the working class
litis Io pay  the  piper  for all this, that
when any two council men demand an
appeal  lo  the .ratepayers  demand ;m
appeal to the ratep.avers on a fitianeial
question, it should be tlie custom to at
once make   that   appeal  and  have no
"council voting about/ it.     Councilmen
Abrahatnsou and .Peterson represent a
section of  the  Revels-toko community
and.in Ihe  interests; of  that section f
, pro testa gain st I heir representations being bullied or gagged aud rough ridden
over in this manner.
,' Ratepayers , should   see   to   if?  that
these  gentlemen  are   upheld   in their
endeavors to effect a   civic administration . that'ds   ool, run in,the spi-oial interests' of  the C. P. 11.'', noi favors one
class a'nd district ,of .Revelstoke at Ihe
expense   and' to   the     detriment     of
another."   ���
.'Thanking yon. Sir. for this space,
Yours truly,
Mai.i.v JCmv.u.us.
Revelstoke, B. C '
,    , April 11th, 1C00.
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li.-iv ing secui'ci] the Ag'-ncy f
[ ha.e now sum pie-- of the
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Gh-^LE.X>SZ-qr   GIT
^.Veil.-iud  Vale"  Bicycles
(Ladies imd (Tents.)
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J iie>e v, iie.'U ,-ue cl.'iirned to !>" (lie besi value in town. All the /jr,
latest imp2'.)veme:iLs.    .f.binlop Tii r-s.                                , S
T;  '1 f            f' ."I .     '    t      ,'l   ��  s A i,"-s :-��� r^  t /f*. r��~�� ,         fe&
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% "' ��� IH   MILLINERY ��� ���   ' '' '
'^ We arc showing a splendid   assortniciit  of all'""the
^ latest styles and' shapes,'
@ .        .   v-)ur sU-)c!< !S vci">" ^'"il^01^ '����wc htive ontv what
tis strictly 'nc:v.' and wb-to-daio.,    .
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GOODS
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V/e can siiovr you a 'beautiful-range of these goods
$% as wc iniPorL, l^lcm direct from'the inaiiufacturcrs, at .'  '
/Tl\ r>^.-s>sMr4      vm-      ���*��������    -w-rvn-i wi-n��s, i , _     ._   t .1 '
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Fresh' Cod,   Halibut, 'Salmon,   Etc.,  Smoked
>< '   ���       Fish & Kippers a" Specialty.       ' ��� ���
r-i-ts-j-J����."irT'j-3i-j."ci.*_o.'ran.ir,�� .-*�����
:: barber;
.JEWELLER.
Misses Millard and l^ollock  left yesterday for a few days visit   to  Donald.
i , ' f
' L. S. Smith, of Smith Bros., Vernon,
was in town for a   few daysthis week.
M. F. St. John. I'nr buyer of Winnipeg, was in town this week looking up
furs.
J^iaulc Johnson  and   August Bfrgh
registered   at   the  Central   this  week (
'from Trout Lake. j     Suit has  been  entered   against   the
-   . ! city  of   Nelson   by   Harry   Kpslein   a'
Mis M. K. Lawson's building is,' p-dlar in the amount'of .$1000,for hav-
being I'eiuovcd from Third street to ' ina refrssi il to grant him a license to
Mclveuzie iivenue. ~ ;' sell goods in  said city and to compen
sate for lii-ss- i,f trade 'and meet n><\. of
"C..P.R". Watch irispe.cior.
1 i '
Watches, Clocks, everything in the line.
Specialty���Watch   Repairing. '
.BICYCLES, Agent famous {'Cleveland"
All A\"ork Guiu'.vnleed. ���������   -*
Wagons,  Delivery  Rigs,
' ��� Buggies,  Etc., ���    "
JAS. MGMAHON'S
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������: O :���
The gr;tnd jury in the caati of dufam- i
atory   libel    on    Lieutenant-Governor IBlacksmithing" and   ^''oodwoi'k
Mclnnes.   instituted    against   Mr.    C. '           c!6ne   Oil  short notice.
Wentuorth Sarel.   of .the   Kamloops Q^j.^    'Buj|t     ;Q     Q^^
'Standard,    at   \ ictoria   on    Tuesd.-iy rt
found "no"bill."
Vanconvei- police have been kept
busy this week searching for robbers.
Two saloons were enteied.-at the "Louvre the biir tender wiis beat by masked
men and at the Savoy the till wes
tapped.
Family Grocers, and Produce Merchants.
SA
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pnii
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"���'if)  .,
���Second   Street,
i-.r-^BU_fa-TTi",u*in.-     ."Lmimmn
CAREFUL ATTENTON.
PROMPT   DELIVERY.
j^f\Jf***V^**jr*iss^
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���IRE '& LIFE INSURANCE. AGENTS,
-    ^^fe^^NOTARIES PUBLIC^ ETC.
FIRST   STSEBT," BEYSLSTOKB. .
T* l-$ Fl
1 If r1
'ii-4
SPRING' STYLES
Miss Savage came up i'mm Kamloops ; P^iummI damage-,. Epstein deposited
'yesterday mcrning and will remain ��� 83f> ��t the clerk's office in payment for
here for some time.    ' ' b{ii Hcense but Mnyor llouston refused
a
i
xl
the money,
Walter    Henderson   of    Thomson's '     ^ ...  |J
Landing  was a .visitor  to Revelstoke'     J-1red M. Owen -i-.i.-ie in Tues-day from i
���Wednesday evening. the ('.inof ' t. -i s>"-iion where   he  and j
���.  , partni-r sfir'i.t tb" winl er   trapping   ���:<������ \
Hen  Hatncy   WfiM   -milh   yestr-n^iy    j,-,;, j��� i,y w��iv of IJ",i\er     He   In ought. '
For- a Few Days you
may  see  Samples' from
The Largest  Stock in Canada,
Eastern Prices.
Call at Once at, Station
Restaurant and sec for
Yourself.
arc- beauties. The Spring .will be here before you
know it and .you will be uncomfortable'with your
heavy winter suit. 'Pick our your pattern now and
have your.-Spring Suit in time.    ���'   .   "
New Spring Styles in Woolens.
',. OU-ES-S-MLAiiET,1
fc'irst Sfct'Qetv Revelstoke.
T*-vr*w'1*-
Your PockcUh.j'jk
 -���       ������--   ��� -   i '"-s ���" ".���   ��""���-". fs-���-.        |j 3        e -i   f > ? a ip�� <t 'j n n �� ^
and will nmke a trip through to  Trout j down ..In.tit S7b0 worth   of  I'm"^   whidr,,    M        S     '    ?.   j fi r,? > M H W '
Lake.-uid Ferguson.' Ivveie   b""-i:'    bv   !���'.    Ii.    Well-.    Mr. !3'. 3 Si.     Li      LU H LA l �� O V,��
  Owen  'lef i    ve-lerd'iv   for  flold'-n   but  j --��� -     "���      ������.-_..	
'Mi. .I.i lies of Calgary, father of .\iis. v. ill short |y rel hi u lojuiu bis, ).,ti t m-r
S. L. S.iundei's. was in Itev eshuke yc-s-. 01| ;1 prospecting lour in th" l';ino"
terday going we.-t. ��� [jvei districl whei" Ibey hav ahendy
 _  , |���f.,,|t.d ;l frn.'ul showing of Miie.i.
John l>, I'oyd  ("uii"  d mn from the! _    __��� ....
Heti'l on Tuesd.iy  and will return with-,
th" mail in a few i].tv>. I
l-*''   -fv~**r,rr 1 ��� J-a        i L'j-'.vt-*.  -~.  x* JJ
lft,'i;:-,jjil.;..-.���,r  i-��*-t" *���   i���J^r7-   1~'i
MWlS*MH.f 11    UhMM
5^
a ������wj-M'rtSji.aiHj
��� ' '-ni
ii
NLW Lllitd Of 'bull
and Piece Goods in
rAPESTRfES; SILKS, ARMURES, 'MUSLINS,
,.'    MADRAS, B0BBINET," Etc. t ���
lreatcsi.-nnd   prel ti-.'-il, gooiU  iu these lines w e
Tlie
have yel received.
COBaESFflNDENCE.
\V. 71. Xieholson has sunicientlv r-e-
covered from his loronl", injuries'I o
permit of his being around on crutches.
I'. Lamont, manager ol the Canada
Drug iv Hook Co.'s sLore at Nelson,
caine up from   the  south   Wednesday.
IMS',     li'     I'I  '.',  I.Ml   ll'.lldllv  -<'(������   Jl,  1)111
"'   ','.,IJ,-   '.I'I1 I.       ,',('      ll.'lllll)    ll'llli
'(���I' '   ,'     " I .   �� ,lll! , Ifl I.lidU   \ ull.
!.,"i;.     ,   'i  ���!'   'I   i'.j,' .\ia<!<' i 'I'/ihes
ni- ni'1 .1   .ui'l   i '.'.ii     I  in ,..,'���l - iy|i-.
(    'il i  '     ',!.  I   Jl ;   I   ( ,i.l
Samuel   Mcodhain, Dourlas  Si.
L-inli., sl|..'   t.! y ii; -.
,-lri. 11'   I '.iciii l,'il.(/r .s|ki|i.
1I/^,SI
Wriie for Sammies and Prices
Free .�� any Address.
teller Bros., victoria, b.c
' Largest Furnishers West of Toronto.
Kasl.iT services will be held in St.
Is,'lei'-. Church on Sunday, (mod I'Yi-
d.iy ,.cr\ ii e this (.'veiling at Vi.'JU o'clock.
.A slide of lock   and mud is reported
���il the Columbia can von diking out the
[We (Id not ii'ild 'iiii'-cn ('s ,i -i,i.n-i,>lf I'di' ! Ik
ojiinioii- c\pr"--" il 1\' nitr <"','���!���'' -: iiiuli'iits.}
KtitTOK Ko()Tj;xa v' M.vir.:
I
Sit;,    The   local   rifle  company was \
officially informed   in Tapping's Op'-ta j
lloii-e after inspection la-t fall thai the
chief   piirpohe   for   which   it  bad lic-n
organized w<v~ I ha t it t'uiglit coit-titut'"
n" force lo protect the ('. f, TL
Tli.it being so when our city council
was recenlly approached for financial
aid to defray the expenses of the rifle
company, I con -ader it.wouhl have been
^.
Get that Wcilor Pipe Fixed.
a-    9
le il do i
ill   llll" I All 11 III in II   i >l ll v nil   i " >^i'i'r)  '"'i' i.iu: . .....|"...,; ,   ���   ���- ||y	
wagon   road     besides    damming   the proper' for the council 'fo ha vi- declincc
riv.'-r,   backing  water  for over a, mile to   grant   the  request,   which   shotih
and making  a   bill   of sevcial   feet on rather have  lu  made |<; theC. I'. 1.
��. .      . ... .   . ... .1  i      .1       .    rr     M   U../
the lower sjd���,      1| iv sjn'tl I liiit roiirid-
1.1, tV possible lIn-it if our council h.ad
tLI/TI
MeLesiiaa, MoFoaly & Company, Limited,
W.'rrffii FQAi i" UARnW^F I ",a,u '���""'s'"""' t''",ss
���j'lhilLiAihLL iifiiiililkhL S w,.,���i .ii,,���i,n..u,,,,.
imi 'niini..     ,MA.i;-:y'j-iu yrici;!, kanui-;.s r,,i- ir,,u-j ,n���i i.-amiiy u���L.
Miners' and Mil! Supplies,
Vancouver, - - British Columbia,
llranehes at Dawson (,'ily, Allin and Uennett.
joro
THE B, C. ASSAY AND 0I1EMSCAL SUPPLY C0."(L1MITED).
(Late MacFarlaiie & Co.)
VANCOUVER,    B.  G,
"'*''���'����� ��!���(��� Manitl'acl nters- and direct Iinporl-rs, and e.'irrv a larc-e sloclc of
flal.ioees, I'nrnacos. Fire Clay goods Seieiilifie and Practical JJooksrOhissw.-ire;
J')aliriumgiioi|s',.\"ids.Clieir)ic.'ils.'Hid ill oi !ic;-,\s.,,iver-'sand Miner'sI'eiHiireinent.s
'���'-le Agents for Moigan  Crticihle Co.-npaul, 'llatlersea,  Becker Son's' R,if
'Mice
Cntritlogue and full particular.!,gyi.t on ^tiplitation.   -

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