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 i  v C ft  /    s\*- to���������      f      V^^    ^-."k  Vol. 3.���������No. 1.  REVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTEXAY, B.C., .APRIL, 25, 189(5.  $2.00ayear.  COMMONS PROROGUED  AND THE DATE   FIXED   FOR THE  DOMINION ELECTIONS.  Parliament  was   Dissolved' Thursday'  , ��������� and the Elections Will Take Place  ' June 23rd ���������The Matabele Uprising  Growing More Serious. -  Ottawa, April   2.'1.���������The   Dominion  House of Commons was  prorogued   at  9 o'clock Thursday  evening   by   Lord  Aberdeen with the usual ceremonies.  The supplementary   estimates   were  ' put through before udjnuniinent and  embodied in.- a supply bill, ft was  also stilted in the. Senate by Sir Mac-  'kewzie Bowel 1   that  nominations   will  ������ take place on June lGth, and elections  on .June,, 23id. Writs are made ro-.  Uirnaiiie^on^uTTiTday, July 13th, and  the H������u8e. will inert again on July  loth. ,There was a great exodus of  members both east and west.  Among the political ru'mors and  changes caused by the prorogation are  ones   to   the   effect that  Sir   Charles  '' Tupper is to be Premier, Mr. Meredith  will resign the judicial bench and', be  Minister of Justice if his party is  elected, and that Sir Oliver llowat  and Premier Green way, of Manitoba,  , will be Hon. Mr. Liui-iei's first lieutenants. Jt is thought that the coming elections will bo the   fiercest  ever  - fought in Canada. Sir John Carling  and Mr.' Tlios. Temple, 'M. P.,Mhivb  been' appointed Senators.  , On Thursday'.the French Ministry.  M. Bourgeois, leader, announced their  resignation. The primary cause of  this resignation is the friction between  o-       i       o _ i  the. House, and Senate. Mr. Bourgeois'  principle was the House elected by  universal suffrage had the right to  make or ' unmake,1 ministries. The  ministry was iuclinech to socialism.  .France is greatly excited.  On Her' Way to the Arctic.  , Amongst the arrivals  in   town  this  week/ was Miss  Marie Jouss.-iye  who,  for   tin*   past   lei>   months,   has  been  "doing"   Western   Ontario, -Manitoba  and the'Tcrritoiies as a special   corics-  pondent.     She wintered at Banff .from  whieh point she has contributed some  very interesting articles' on  the  enjoyments of winter life at the National  Paik,   But with   the' first   breath' of  Spring she  is on the road  again,  and  this time her journey will he more hazardous than  any she  has  undertaken  heretofore.     It is no less than a trip to  the'Arctic, foi ,which all arrangements  have been made.    Miss Joussaye   will  leave Athabasca,, Landing  May 15,   accompanied by her nephew and'two Indian guides  furnished   by the   Hudson  Bay Co.    Journeying by canoe, to  the  head   vWvters   of   tin*' Maekeir/.io   and  thence to its mouth, from which point  slie will   take a   whaler for  Sitka'and  from   there to  Victoria or, Vancouver  by steamer.     The  entire  trip  will occupy about  foui 'months  and   she   expects to arrive at  Vancouyer  in  September.    The undertaking is not without its (jangers, hut they have all  been  con11ted"by this- intcipid scribe.   Knowing her exploits in the past, it is hardly  too niuen to say that natureeannotiui-  pose an obstacle too great too be- overcome bv her ingenuity a'nd tact.      Her  principal patrons on her westward trip  have been the Torotito^G/ooc and   the  Department    of    the   Interior.'    and  Miiiim'i/'ti ha- been added to the list for.  the journey to the Arctic.   Her ho-tof  friends in and out of tin- fourth  estate  will heartily wish her ban ��������� uo;/(t!/c' and  a safe return.      In the meantime, Miss  Joussaye     will    make   a   flying   tiip  fhroiurlrSouth Jvootenay,, moie for the  purpose of acquainting herself with the  general lay" of   the eouutrv,   as she   expects to .spe.nd considerable time in this  part of 13. CJ. on her  return next September.  8  rout;   rake  MiiWg   Division.  ,, Telegraphic coiiiinuuication with  JSuhiWiiyo has been cut, oil" and the  pi.--** hi now surrounded by ' 15,000  ��������� Matabeles. Only about 000 men are  in Ruluivayo. - T!i<: chancesc.of, a  J3s u������Acr*3 ;uv iuTiiihx-ut. 'On'T Monday  j^Gajtu Napier and 200 men had a b.-ush  " with the, natives, but had to beat a  retreat. --The Mat.-'hides ui-e acting in  n manner altogether different from  that displayed iip'i-M foim'r occasions  of a similar nature. 'The men claim  to see in the tacrie*i<jf nntix-vx a guiding  hand of the le id."r.s of the Transvaal  burghers.' 2������o*:hing viii .convince.  'them to the contrary. They insist  that the Boe.rs arc arming for a  stiuggle with lIw., British, for the  mastery of- South Afric-i, and thev  hold that the Transvaal Is being actively encouraged auj assisted in the  matter by German v.  NOBTII K09TENAY ."  1" MINIM  1?  L3AT;  mo iiHNn.  Four  men   have   left   Iievelstoke  coiiiujeiice.work on Siuilii Creek.  to  On the NoYth West shore of that  most beautiful sheet of water known  as Trout Lake is situated the city' of  this same name.' The city is as yet  small, but its prospects are very bright,  on account of its beautiful situation and the contiguity of some of'the  richest mineral claims in the- country.  The lake is 20 miles long by 2A miles  wide and is fed at. the upper end by the  Lardcau 1 liver. On either side the  <mount.iins rise like spires,' with here  and there a mighty glacier shewing  through the vallejs to lend awesouie-  tiess and grandeur to the scene. Fiom  base to summit a boost, the hills are  covered with magnificent timber and  as going down the lake they come into  the 'foreground one after the, other,  theypiesent a mixture of color and  panoramic .splendour that dazzles the  eye of the traveller ;" and it is ��������� with a  sigh of regret 'they are left, behind for  cities ov plains. It is an ideal spot for  the huntsman 'too, as the hills are  stocked with cariboo, deer, bear and  wolf, a'nd in the lake may be caught,  the finest (rout . ranging from 5 to 15  pounds in a\ eight. '      -  , ���������  It is not, however, as the resort of  tourists sickened with the conventionalities of the Alps,or the Hiviora, or of  the niinroil.s.anri anglers of an athletic  nation, that the Trout Lake niiintry is  as yet'noted for. but for tlio valuable,  mineral * wealth which has been 'discovered around and about it,- and which  it is  more now to the purpose  to-de-  ���������i -������  scribe. -( ,  1     '        LAUI'J'AU c::t'EK���������  Almost   in'the   town     is   the   well  known Lardcau deck, which for a con  cent lead, and a small   per  eentige  of  cupper., ' ���������   i '  '' ' "bald mountain*.  On   Bald   Mountain,   about.  0 miles  from Trout Lake, lies another bunch of  claims of great promise viz���������the Gieat  Northern Gioup,   which  comprises  in  all 0 claims,  The  True  Fissure,   under  bond to an Alaskan company, is one of  the host show ings in the  District,  and  with developments will become one  of  the lending mines in  the camp.     The  oie outcrops on' the surface for 30 to CO  feet across.   .The   adjoining   claim   to  this,   the   Great   Northern, . has  been  opened, by  a   cross-cut from the side  hill;  striking   within  easy  distance a  splendid 'vein   ofoie  varying  in  size  from 2 to -I feet in width with an assay  ,value of  $110.00  per ton.      There are  about 200 tons of this ore on the di.mp.  The Snow Shoe on the same ledge was  opened last summer by shaftaud levels,  and a much improving vein was caught  with depth. Of the remaining claims on .  this lead little can be said, as they  are  at present undeveloped.   ���������  1IEAI/Y  CItKEK.'   ���������  The American, frit tinted IS miles frour  Tiout Lake, is still anothei 'property  that, deserves notice. From the Lake  to t'.ie mine a trail has been cut, and  ore is ready for shipment when the hike  open-; up. The vein on this property is  rich in silver and lead, and ha? a width  of 12 to IG inches of solid   shipping ore  Is He Trifling- With'Us?  , The slight kick in this paper of last  week was effective in amusing Mr.  Mara, to some sense of ledeeiuii.g his  pKViiiises to the people heie re the  rocks in the canyon. The following  telegram was on Thursday received by  ���������I. D. Sibhald in answer to a, private  letter wi itleii by him :  "Owing obstruction opposition .supplementary estimates not introduced.  I believe,, provision made, for improvement navigation canyon and protec-.  tiou river bank."      ��������� , ,  On April 1st, Mr. Mara asked'that  .something- would be put in the estimates for t'ue rivei here. On the 10th  the estimates were published, but) contained no appiopriation 'for here, but  SjJl.uOO for Kooteuay llapids. On April  23id he telegraphs "believes provision  madii I'm canyon." This was replied to  by Mr. Sibbald asking amount to be.  made available at once, but it was returned because M\: Mara had already  left for K.unloups. On the <>ver\\ day  that Mr. Mara leleg'raphed 'the estimates went through and the house  piorogued.'  .The question now is:���������Was the Government fooling Mr. Mara, or^he but  fooling us, when he believed provision  made for the canyon. Jt is. one or the,  other; and .something that Mr. Mara  will be asked more about'when he appears beforr/the electors. This matter  is far from being'done with.  TOTTERING TO A FALL  WILL DE-LOST ENTIRELY IF SOME-0  THING IS NOT DONE S00NT.  'Gillespie & Lane have  applied   for a | sj,i,.rable distance is liued.wiih' miners  leas-- of half a mile of ground oii.Suiith  Creek below and adjoining I'aiks  claim.   .  Two hen.-li  s on  located last week  !>���������,  ones  Creek   were  Mes.-rs.   Wolcott  RAILROAD RUMBLINGS.  Things Seen, Said and Done in, Local  Railway Circles.    ,  A telegraphic uotiiv was posted on  the bulletin board at the depot here  on Tuesday. ' It said that a motion  had been iutrodumi at Ottawa, to  loan the C. R R 820,000 per mile to  build the Crow's Nest Bass route  to N������1koji. Public opi/ijou \v:m to the  effect that it would, if true, kill this  upper country. The notice was taken  dowu suddenly.  Oh Friday a Chinaman was found  dead'at Arrowhead. JJc was working down there for some, time past,  and for the last few days'was very ill.  On-Friday he did not shew up at all,  and on being looked for was found  dead in his bed. 'Hie cause was, it is  said, though an examination must he  held first, inflammation (>f the lungs.  W. Newman. C. 1'. K. road master,  reports the line, between' Revelstoke  and A'rruwIxMui Ut \m in good' c >n-  dition. Repairs have Iwen rendered  necessary where the dump had settled  through the action of snow and rain.  Tlie largest locomotive cylinder ever  made in Canada ban just been finished  in the C. P. ft. shops at Wioiiipfig and  will be forwarded to Montreal to be  fitted . into a vivy large mountain  engine which i������. W'ing constructed  there.  At tha C. P. H. annual meeting in  Montreal last week,������.'300,000 was" set  ,'iside for the year to expend on equipping r-ight care with automatic  couplers and air brakes.  Thirteen carloads of freight went  iluwu river on Thursday. There were  lift ecu but they uuuld not all be  icu-fied.  Jius. Little and 11, Smythe are with  Jf>:3 in the yard, and (1. Carlyle gues  to Arrowhead to w.ik-b .'Kin,  (li'n. IJurl.on and V. Mcslcy are. with  No. .'{b.') on the brunch regular, and  }{. Noams is tin ning.  .Mc-ci-h. Mii;-po'e iinrl (J no. MeL.  ISrovvu wcic.in town this. week. Mr,  'Brown went south.  J. Foster and   \V. P,eile<;k   'are   now  on Nu.."������(!")   with   tlw  branch,       ,  ik-Ganier. -They are very accessible  hydraulic propositions an 1 no doubt  lich, as the locators panned out. a" considerable number of colors fi\> o dirt  taken here and theie- The loc.uio'us  are each SS acres.  "Tom Home's tin ee boats���������Big Bend,  Heaver and Ti uiup��������� started up riwr  on Monday with the Columbia Hydraulic Company's machinery. They  were accompanied by another boat,,  the Blondy, (called after a large bole  in the Big Bend) which held Prof.  Nason juuI assistants. Theie were in  0.11 49 men in the expedition.  It is reported that Win. Kirkup and  George il Atkins have* closed a big  mining deal with Chicago capitalists,  who have organized the French Creek  Hydraulic Mining Companv, with  $2,000,000 capital. It i<* also said, and  is believed to be true, that a contract  has been let for $50,000 w.oMli of pipe  and machinery.  UlillUAU.  'Jack McDonald ha* sold oui his  interest in the Glengariy claim to Vancouver people.  A bill of sale conveying :i p'ne-ljiird  interest in the Great Western claim  has passed from A. ]'). Kii'tiaird to Mr.  Ulackwood, of Winnipeg. !  A one-third interest was also purchased by .Mr., Blackwood in the  Young Canuck from W. B. Pool.  Kight new claims have ab'eady been  staked in this division, some of which  are located on Pish Creek and some  north of the Arm near Airowhead,  The Steamer Lardeau will commence  running about May 1st, making legul-ir  trills from   Arrowhead   to   Thomson's  Landing.    This will   be  veuience to miners.  a   great 'c-n.i-  TKOUT  L.SICH.  Ice on Trout Lake will all be gone  inside a week or so.  A few men are still at work piacering  on Lardeat Creek.  Tunnelling is in progress on the  Great Northern. A goodly pile of <uv  is tiow on the dump.  A tunnel In t;ip the vein at n lower  level will be started as soon as snow  goes olT upon fbe Silver Cup.  Supplies are being pa/'ked in to the  Abbott Group. Work is bp-ing steadily  pushed also with three shifts.  The fiecoud  payniei.it on  /.he  Silver  cabins. This creek is a famous one fur  tplacer mining, and signs are ahiindani  that even as early as 3D years ago, it  was searched by the pioneer placer  miners bLtbe'5') type. It extends i'oi:,a.  total distance of-2f miles including', its  two forks, and has allu\ ial deposits all  along to its very source". -Gold has  1 ee.i found on it everywhere in paving  quantities, 'and some very fair sized  nuggets were discovered of late. It is'  predicted for Lardeau Creek that it  will in the immediate future lie one of  the best giounds for hydraulic propositions in ail British Columbia.'  SO'JTll  KUitK.  Quartz claims, too, are to be found  lui oi near Lardeau Creek. The Silver  Cup'on'the South Fork, lies, about S  miles from Trout Lake City, and is  rapidly attaining rank as a first rate  mine. It has been worked for some  months past, by a force of from 10 to  25 men, with very encouraging results.  Several c;ii loads of ore have'recently  been forwarded to the smeller, and  many more will'follow soon. A shaft  has been sunk on the Silver Cup to a  depth of !KJ feet, and levels extended  150 feet in a good vein .of silver-lead  which averages in width about 25  inches clean ore and that ass-ays 27  per cent lead, oOU to 500, ounces of  silver^ 10 per cent i-opp r, and $S gold  per toiler With depth, the vein has improved in width and quality of ore and  will soon be a \ cry large shipper. Tlie  property is owned by Messi*-. Downs,  UoJten, Walker and McDonald, who  have it bonded to D. McGilliviay and  other.s, tbeotbcis being men of means  and energy. Jt is one of the earliest  discoveries in the division, having been  located in the summer of 1SU. It is  now covered by a Crown grant.  Adjoining the Silver Cup is the Fiv^  Coinage, the property of W. C,  Yawkey. of Detroit, Mich., and who is  elsewheie i11tisrc.stcd in tin* Slocan.  This claim being on the same lead as  t be Silver Cup, \\ ill no doubt give a  good account of itself on development.  Next the Free Coinage .-jre the Glacier  and Gold King claims, owned by Abra-  hamson Bros., which run as high as  $00 in gold per ton and a fair proportion of silver.  G.VIXKK   CtiliEIC.  Another very promising group,  situated on Gainer Cieek in the lime  dyke, is that known as the Camphcll-  Jolmson group, comprising : The Bad-  shot,   Perry   Lode,    Lone    Bine    and  dip bond was made on the 21st of this I R T|  ; ���������      fif   , -     JU(lsl)ut  month hv tJse Silver Cup syndicate.        i,       ,          ,                ,              ,,.,.'             "                        j has been developed In  a   depth  ol   ](K)  . feet, ina    vein 10  inches   u ide.   which  woi-k   train   on  AltltOW   I.AKI'..  J. Yingling has sold out of the Hardy  ledge to some people from Trail.  There are already over 20 men at  work on Cariboo Cieek though snow  is still deep.  .1. Jamicon, on the Hailstorm, is  workiuir haul on his claim and expi,'ct-  lo t urn up somel lung gixid.  Burton City, at l lv inoui h of Ca,-iboo  Creek is being rapidly built up .ni.i a  l.irne number of lots are '���������> 'i..;r -oi-1.  A large cli-'ute :if ore !ia- been' st.:--.:ck  mm the .Proiuestoia. on Caiibno    I'r. . k.  This properly is a very r'u ii one  earrv  iiig gold in ' big   flg-u'i'/ s   ,-.':���������','.i   is  by Bi'iirpe, Denj.-irs and K.odil,'  I jussays -iDO ounces silver,  20  to 7i)  per  j cent lead, and ] to YA per cent hisiuulh.  j      On the  other  side  of  Gainer  Cieet  he .-..inie mountain,   js  siinated  ick Piince    group,   i-omju-ising  Alice   Murphy,   iiiitlon.  IHit   III  the    13  IS!,i< k  J'ruui'  laiib  Dollar, Gray Copp.-r and Calumet | (������0 mile-) and  claims. On the Black I'rincC. (owned  by \V. C. Y.iwkey) a tunnel has been  run 1NU fc-et, to lap (lie vein at depth,  and if. will be st.ill..-further ,-deveioped.  (bis season: The average'.assay of  owned���������! this property from surface showings' is  I about 10D oni'ice-sin sjlv.rr. ']0 to  Toper  with every indication of improvement.  The American is owned by Messrs.  Abraham-on Bros, ICiuiuan and Tajdor  and should nett them on shipments a  good   round sum   a.-, the-ore  is   woi th  j oyer $100 per ton.    .  j The Abb.ilt. Group, situated neai i\i".  head wateis of ile.ily Creek, 2'^ miles  from Trout La1;is City, comprises five  properties. Mere on the - summit a  large vein'outcrops which a-=s.-ivs well  in the hundreds,. Forth" cbn\ eoieucej  (if working these claims,- a tunnel Jias  been run.to incerseet l.'ie vein iuih'pSh,  and work on this piojeet" is now in  progres.s by ajarge force ol'.i'.ieu und"i  the manageinent of 0. D. Boar. Ti,is  group is owned by Messrs. Abbott and  Marpole, and is under bond to an  lOnglish syndicate.        ,  Adjoining the Abbott, on the Duncan  slope, is the Wagner group, which  shows a. vciy huge outcrop of ore. At  a depth of 10 to .50 feet, the cue here  assays from .'500 to'100 ounces in silver.  The property is owned by Messrs.  Wagner <fc Kennedy, of Kaslo, and is  bonded in Spokane. Among 'other  pioperties in this vicinity, which , remain for. the mosl, pait undeveloped,  may be mentioned (he Seven Mile  group and Galena Prince group.  NORTH KOUK.  The Blackburn group, near the head  waters of the North Fork, presents a  very good surface shewing also. On  the Jenny Bind and Sunshine, a vein  of ore lias been opened up about two  feet, in width, and carrying SO ounces  of silver with 50 per cent lead. 'The  Home Ledge, covering 18 claim-!, is a  perfect mammotli'lead, but lacks development, though when opened up it  it. will astonish people.  The Pool Group, including eight,  claims, situated between the North  and South Forks of Lardeau ('reek, is.  a property most conveniently lo.iated  for shipping, carrying considerable,  gold on the surface. The Knowles  group of five claims, but recently  located, also gives promise, from surface assays, of canying valuable ores.  A discovery, new to this country,  was made at Trout C-ike by Andrew  Abrnhainson last .summer. This was ;t  first-class quality asbestos, and has  been pronounced by exports as a most  valuable, Ibid, indeed. It will be  thoroughly developed this year.  It is almost needless to ������������������ecapitulato  aftei describing these properties, but  it is not, amiss to say that, with I he  variety anil richness of the mineral in  this section the future prospects are  bright indeed. And nat.uie too has added her bounties both of wood and  water ad lib., so that it is confidently expected when once the division gels (he  attention of the investing world, it will  go ahead by leaps and boimos, as haw-  so many other camps in the Kooteuay  which .vere not some three years ago  as-well developed. Already a concentrator and electric tramway ai e spoken  of, and many ol her ventures will doubt-  "ollow.  City is, reached from  rail to Arrow bead (2S  lo Thomsons Landing  then liy ;in excellent  waggon road (12 miles) in all 50 miles.  A   charter   mis   been   grant"d   for  the  " THAT    FRENCHMAN."  He's a SolJier and'Hails  from , Madagascar/,  On Thursday  night a man   wearing  the remain^ of a  French  uniform  arrived in town   from  .Madagascar.     lie  left the army of Occupation   soniewh.it  hurriedly having,had some altercation  with his captain and at once" concluded  that   the   atmosphere   of  the   llova's  counlry'diil not agree with him. Fioni  Madagascar he* went lir.-L tc:-'Australia,  thence to   Ran - Francisco   and   on .to  Sen (lie*   From Seattle the poor soldier  walked the. whole way  to   Hi'velsLoko  along I he i abroad track.;  The journov_  look"     him    pj'days    to. accomplish,  and   his  boots  look  considerably   the  worse for his journey.      He is of 'some  rank in t in* Fi eueh army belonging  to  one'of the < 'haasciir regiments, and has  'seen about.  20 years  service mostly   in  Algiers.  , ile has .been with  the colors  in Si i.n and .Madagascar and looks'the  veli*r.in every inch.     For the crime of  des.-rlion lie  was  liiible  if camrht   to  tifleen years in the galleys, but he' has  now escaped Ibis most horrible cruelty  so   vividly   described   in   the   ''Kings  Stockbioker" by Archibald Gunter, a'nd  on British soil he is a rri'c man.  . lie is now-on   ! is-way 'to the  North.  West to see a.frii.'iul-of bis a captain in  the Mounted Police and  will   probably,  join that,  force   and. help   to  prevent  smuggling and budget iiidia";is.    As be  speaks nothing but  Ft ench; this detailed account of his travels   ifi-jnaccurate  must,  be blamed-lo the-liugijist on the  stall' of this-papor.  The Old Smelter Buildings Will Likely  Go- Down Stream with High Water  This Year Unless Protection Work ,  is Commenced at Once.  A. visit.to, the .Revelstoke smeller,  long in disuse,'disdoy's the ;fa&.-' that  it would,not need much'outlay or expenditure to put in repair. But If.it  is to bo worked at all, immediate steps  are necessary to prevent its. being entirely swept away. " 11 is' built on the  river bank which is . yearly being  eroded by tlie. stream and if, and there  is great reason to fear it as.there is so  much snow oi'i the hills', the river is at  all swollen it \vilj'surely'go completely  into the stream this year.  It is a crying shaiue to see such' an  instilutiou   as   this,'   which   could    Ix?.''  made, of benefit not only   to'" its -oper--  ators but to this   town.,ajid   country."'  going to  .certain   ' wreck'    and     ruin.  If put in" repair aiid\vorked this sprihg ,  the slag could   be   dumped' down   the  river bank and. with 'proper   cribbing  would soon-create a   breakwater   sufli-  cieut to protect  it from   'further   evasion.    This   place "is   a   most   suitable. ,  point for a small customs smeller  and  would be sine   of, a  large  ore supply  from the Slocan, Trot't Lake,' Lardeau'  and lllecilliwaet camps.    As it is, ���������������������-���������'  loads,of ore-pass its'very   doors   daily,  consigned to smelters east and west on  the other'side of the line.  In vie.w of the recent legislation imposing duty on gross tonnage Of  silver  lead entering the. Cnited   States,'and  the erection of .samplers at   Northpbrfc   <������������������  and    Hoimei's .Ferry,   the   idea   gains  ground'that in.the ncir   future, H. C  ores will be .smelted atJio'me..,  Here is'  an' opportunity at Ileiel.slokc to' work '  up a trade with a promising future   to    '  it. for anyone who will attempt'it.  will be too- late after ^this summer.  It  New  Business Enterprises.  It is the subject of general .report  ri'.at Messrs. Blackwood IJros. of Winnipeg, aerated waters, and Messrs.  Gooderhain & Wort-, \\ bolesale liquors  will establish branches at Revelstoke  in the hear fut ure.  Both of the houses have ,a national  'reputation and make their different  bin's of goods of the 'very - best  quality.  This is only the beginning of the end.  and it will not be long, iL' the merits of  the town are kept well bel'oie .!i.'public-ore many other houses looking I'.if  the Jvootenay trade establish lira tubes  here. There is not a more'aecessiole  place from which to supply the whole  trade of the iCoole'iiay district than  Ib'vel ((tike, and this time will prove.  There is also theti.idc hot h east, and  west, which could be had from here,  and which is not inconsiderable, so  that its advantages ,ts a supply point  are beyond quest ion.   -  '_..-- , HE-'ATTEMPTED. SUICIDE,  Was Arrested, and is Held as a Lunatic  . Awaiting-Removal to. Westminster.  1 less  j Trout Lake  ] Kevelsloke by  I miles) stea titer  railway    from    Arrow  Lakes- to Kiioteijay Lakes, and Ibis  which would roach-all. the. mines in tin-  division would come through-by .Trim'  Lake City and. prove a boon to tlii  whole.north.'eouutrv.   ���������  From.Down  River Points.  UliSril,.VXIJ. ������  The ,1 umbo vein is some (10 to T5 feet  wide at the 100 foot level.  Tlie consolidated St. JOIiiio ha*, decide, i lo incorporate.  A ledge of high grade copper ore has  been struck between Ma'-en-, and North-  port.  The tunnel on the Lily May has Iven  extended 10 feet. In di ivmg l hi,. -It)  Ions of shipping ore have been taken  out.      '__  Jt is staled that the Jumbo ledge has  been discovered on the Nevada.  A deputy heallh olllcor has been ap-  point"(l at Kos.-,land.  A Spokane syndicale has .������������������rr.nig'-d  lo take over the Monte Chiislo at  $20,000 cash.  Iron Mask sioi'k at IJossland is now  ST cents. Others'in ih>ui'ii'.d arc O. K.,  .losie, HI. Flmoaud Poor Man.  iTbe Trail railway will enter i.'os-land  about Mav l-'l.  H  The D.'.id'.vood i-- <!ii.'lev bond lo CO.  Hand attdC. W. Callahan   for  ^-O.OOO.  si/::'.'..\.  T. (!. Blaekstdci. ol" Toronto is  figuring upon hmjng the ,"-.("il" fi.       |  J. Thomps hi oi.ii pai-ii -r  are  win k-  ir.g the, Argo above'Siiiti'.on.  The   Slocan   ���������fr-tar  roiieenfrafor' will  open up f'JV.business in ..May;  The bit.tic Daisy,oh Sinile creek.'car  ries.niiU'JjjJrer mjljing c.o;iv  . On, Saturday afternoon a stranger ���������  unused much .amusement to the people  at the depot by inquiring if be "could  rest there '���������with their permission and  that of the, Pope." On being informed'  ho could, the man, who looked wild  and as if be bad been'drinking, took a  seat and shortly aftei retired-,:- Nothing much .w-as; seen of lin-n pr notice  taken'of him again, .untill alnuit 5  o'clock on Monday morning, when' lie  was observed ��������� kneelipg on" the main  track'nea.r the water taYik'.'a'ml praying  d 'votedly. .. Kngineer Litthvwith yard  engine .No. 1513,, was coining along* the  line, and-happening to see the man  stopped in time mercifully and saved  his being run over. LidtiV then got ���������  dtiwn an'd leil him away, and as he  went so quietly it was supposed he  would not'again appear. But the man  was evidently intent .on -suicide, unci  again got on the rails .near the round  house, in the way of Kngine'No. '{55.'  which, in charge'of Fngi'neer Nicholson, was taking the freight, train south  that, day.- Ile was this time, kneeling  on the track praying fervently, and as  the. engine approached, placed his head  wilb chin, piotriuliug. across the. rail,  and'with arms extended on either side  to steady himself, awaite'd the approaching engine. Nicholson saw him  however, rang the bell and blew the  whistle, but thi' would be suicide took  no heed. The engineer ib-iei-ininod lo  see i! (he man was really bent, on Vai-  cidc. kept creeping closer' and closer.,  but, never a move niTuleiJ.be" man. aiuj  finally'the engine stopged death four  feet from the'wretched c.reatairf -who  was so bent on taking" his. own- life  away. I le was then picked iip'and removed by some parlies who had arrived, not wilho'ul his protecting that  lie knew how lo die like a luau if titey  would only allow him, Ile then raved  a good deal on mutters religion-, an 1  diew much sympathy froin'-'tln: bystanders.   ' ' .  An idea was at first tjtken. that the  poor wretch was not mad, but only  working up sympathy, but tbisexpire'd  altogether when it was found out that  before putting himself on the mils'he  offered the following despatch to he  sent to Ifet Gracious Majesty Queen  Vielori.'i : "���������  "I   would .like  a   private   trial   as  a.  breaker of laws of this country .-is I am '  an Fnglisb and Gorman suhiect."  Signed, Oscar Scholf.  The fioor fellow is evidently insane,  and is now in the lockup, awii'ilfnir an  order lo lake him to thi- l-Vovinrinl insane asylum. Ile is last from Seal lie,  and arrived 1i<m-������ on a freight train  Friday or Saturday lasl.  Church Services To-morrow.  Kev. Father Peyl u in will celebrate  mass ,-it Il).:-i'?.i.ii!. in tlie. Catholic  church, lo-inori o\v.  Service- wiil be held in the new  F.iigiishi i-hur'-b at S and 11 a.m., and  T::;o p.m. I>y He\. F. VoP.sud.  Ser.-iecs will be held i-i i-w Methodist  chuti h by ib'v. J. A. Wood m-nmtrow  inorii' )'J 'ui I eve-ling at il and T.lJO,  Suitd.iv -ei.oo! at 'J.'.'/i.  'J'be Provincial agent for the Mutual  Reserve '"und .Insurance Co., Mr. Cf.  W.    (iirdlestone,    was "in    town     for  .['..several, days   last   week,   and   left   for  J .flown river points Sunday. PAGE 2.
l i i ji iv\ K> i h> A j   j\i A i ij.
���a r���
i'UHi.isiii.tis am* I'lciii'i-iirrciim.
Subscription   Price,   $2.00   Per    Armais
��<T sri'K-u.Y iv auvavci:   j��
CON'TKACT AilVKl'Tf.SK.MKXTS ne-ei-leil ni
tin" r.il<3 of $1..">'I |nT col limit imji per iiiuntli.
Forsjiaccs ofsi>; ciiluiiin lnclies or  nu-r .-1
]ier inch tier inuntli.
TItAXSIKNT   ADVI-'IiTIrtEMHXTS  lilt-,   ,,.,'r
line liis>t inscitiuti, .V. per linu c.ich shiim'-
fjitenl   insertion,     'i'lii-   innuljci-    of   line-,
reckoned by sp.ice occupied, VI line-  lo I lie
KEAl'iXG    NOTICKri   Klc.   j.cr line e.u-It  insertion,   nnluss conlrat-led   for liv lliu li'O
line-'. i
JOIJ rKINTlXd of every kind at most reasonable rati*., and -honest nothc.
ACCOUNTS   for .lot)   iiriiitiiii;   or  <ulvertJ-.jmr
IHiyalitc on llif llrsl ol i-r.'i-v inoiil'i.
t'OUli.KSI'OXI'EXL'K on .til nimhi- of Ioe.il
or public inlcrt'-t inv itnl and carefully tim-
siilL'teil. All toiiinitiiiit'.iliotis in Mm i-Mu.a'
must lie.ii'i'iiiii|iiuiii-(l by tin; hiliiio ol tlie
wrilor, not nccc^iinly tnr publico ion, bin
jus .in evidence of nooil fiiith.
.Vililri's^ ���
TllK   JvoOTICNAY   al.VIJ.,   '
lleVelstoke, H.C.
be asked to build
\\'U\ ! but to comer "anestimable benefit on Kaslo" at rhe expense (>f tl vvhole
province :uu\ to make it easy ior thco
few who mine then- lo i ecoi'd at heme.
K would al.so be inteie.sting to know
why ll.es.* eigljf, geneially op \,\u, the
count m- by Trout !,\ke, and pui-.-hisc
their supplier, there, if it,is so desir.ible
to it-cord at Kaslo.   ���   A
The I'Mnorciiiiiot be'V-ii(in,ib!clortli<;cri:i:ions
> -;>u', .'.I by (���oitc-1'..iuIcmIs.
Thinks He's Onto Them.'.
A. McNEiL,      ���
,   Front Sti eel, Jvevel.stoke.
NflTIPP is Iii'ivlij-jfiwn (lint all .tccolinls, til
'I1UI lUk whole or in ifcirt. ivlietlier lor ailvcr-
tisiiar or job work, iliio ;unl owinK t" liaj
Koui'kxav .Mail since JI.iuli lltli, lS!|fi, .-u-o
jiajablo lo the |nx-ent pnaii-ictors,
A-ri;i.s-���& Smiiii.   ,
S    to    t be ji! i,n-
eity owners on the,  West    Foi]^ \iuiv
are s.uislicd as they are, being only   12
mile-s from'Troiil Lake, 0 or "whit'h   is
covered by trail, yet   would   (Jt��   Chin/
wish to force  these   people.   ((..'It��� n^.i'ry
firoup. Sir .John I.iidshoi. Holy  Mose,
and others totccord at Kaslo .some   70
miles distant.       Then again the people
of Caribou Cieek are bettor  oil'   whoie
they ai e than by any change and   pie-
i\'y lo think so.     Of' (be 2ij petit ioiiers
who are ipioted by I lie (Jlni.',i as   o'csii-
of a change, some are not, in tlie Tiout
Lake'division a't all, and  not  aiieeted.
Some, as have  been   shown,   are   onh
desirous of a change because of  ben<dit.Le;i],
to Kaslo ,'tml    themselves,'   and   others
again can be mentioned, who appiovei!
of their-heiiig enrolled in   Tiout   Lake
True   people   of   Revelstoke    should
come to the   assistance  of our   worlhv
Government agent, in asking the Government to give him some help   iii   the
performance of,his onerous and   multi-
furious duties.   ��� It is simply impossible
for any one man to,do   faithfully   and
without slighting  some- duty   for   another,   all   that   is   committed   to   his
charge.      He   is   Gold  Commissioner,
Government Agent,   Recorder,   Registrar, Constable and many more   things
besides:      He, '  without     flattery    is
most painstaking in   the   performance
of his duties, but   they are   too   manv'
and   heavy under   the  peculiar   conditions   existing   in     Revelstoke. It
is impossible for one'man to look after
the peace of this town separated  as ' it
is,   without    neglecting   other  duties.
The number of tramps invading   Ivool-
enav is increasing,   and   this   summer
will see crowds of them  coining   along
the line, and stopping off here to  beat
their way down   South. "    Jlere   they
will lav around and   beg  and   perhaps
division and,not in Kaslo at an e.ulici
date and signed 'this latest petition,
like so many people- do, only to be
agreeable. ,
They will 'doubtless have considerable clifiiculty in peisuading Col. Maker
to make any alteration, for he, wrote
,not later than March, ]'.)(> in answer to
a local conespotideut "that 1 have;
looked closely inio the'maUer and (inci
that it is not advisable to make any
change, ", and lie is light! Any more
facts '(
Imjitoi? ICootkvav M \u,:
Sill, - -For some tiniepast the ,
press, both lia.st ;md West,   have
publishing the movements of' a
of jJi-itish capitalists who   ere   eninute
to iirilish Columbia to invest   S'i.oOO,-
,000.     At evety sropping' plate   along
the line, a new di;,pa;ch   is   lorw.uded
and the wholr province is e.ig.'ilv looking foi  the arnval of ihese great"  men.
What does   it   all   mean;     Why   this
triumphal march,   ail   this    lai'se,   and
publicity?     Do JSritish capitalists  and
gentlemen make  known   their   arrival
by the blowing of  bugle   and    beat   of
diuin'.  It is thus fli.it Uriiish inve-.tors
make their purchases ?     (.   had   i at her
thought they winked silently and well,
with no sound but action.
Thn whole   method of   pio'-o.iuie   is
laled to create   a   suspicion1  that
their   only pnrpo-o   is   not   one of   in-
Kaircut, 25c;  Enih, 50c; Six Shaving
Tickets for S1.00.
- '������ ���   ��� ��� , r i-
GUY   BARBER,  ���
Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed.
KEV3LSTOKE, B. C.    ���
Largest nm*
ml    JLU n it3
fifinfpaHv Lnppf.^fl-- poof
Fppp Mm
Bates $1 per day.
vesting   in   mines, a-ul   this   .siisiiii.ion
HIS  ,TALE   UF    V,r0E.
'About' South   Africa.--No  Place   for
Working Men.
is st lengthened when is is lemeiubercd
that    these   urn   the     LiJlouct,    I'Vaser
Iliver   and   C.u iboo"Cold    J-Ychis   Co.
v'-liosc representatives in   this piovince
are pronounced polil ici.uis. one of whom
is '-eelcing reelection   at   the i'oi'iiicoin-
ing   Dominion   elections.     The,   brass
band methods above icferred to furnish
good   gionnds   for   the suspicion   that
their visit is   not  entirely freo   fioina
p 'lilical motive.   All kinds of schemes
aieiesorred   to  at   election   time, and
this may be one of ,tlie expedients em-
pjoyed    to   iinpiess   tlie    electors    of
Kootenay, Yale   and Cariboo with tlie
imnoitance(?) of .Alessrs.  I laniard  and
Mara. OusEiiviili:
Gontractci'   and
u~ II      -
j-S JMiKIUI'li-llTO KS'i'lSI vTS-; on laiii.linu's.
I ' l'|.uu itu.l >.jM'.-ilh..;i(iiis Mirii.slieil on a;i-
liliciitinii.    ilcdei'in S.i.ii .mil liiuii-,.
'   So.its for Sala aitrt K?.;le to Order.
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cig.irs,   Drau'oiu iJcer always on tap.
IFfiN MriT-QPOIMPe ' "^PPer ArTd^Lake, B.C.
LLlhA  SslJ B   US   BlnfUO,       Under same Manao-Cment.
'   " ',    Aepotv   Lake,
JS i.f.H- o|��<-ii ,��!' ihosy Cclobratcd J?oi,
' Springs I'ur Hi" .���ireoiiiiiioittuii.n of taiesi^.
Kates 51.50 to $a.S3 a day., Baths JTC cents
r.itcli or Hvc foi-$1. Sprcia! r.if, s |(, l.nnilio-
ur !',\ lliv iii'inlii (.in t.c :iiv.in;;o<l.
" Daivioa, CraidooSc & Co.
*��-.*3 v^^jGa
if V*.
'   %<-
Pi s*>
>TTrv n \�����.mmataeai
*J? 5 A t tl
5 5
steal until enoutjjh is got to go down
river. Soiuethini' should be done to
get an assistant for (he agent now, for
sneaki thieves will be here 'without
doubt to rob and pcrlia*
Petition !,  '
is.   woise.
o Ty a recent issue of the /'ror'nici',   a
1  correspondent with many letters to hi.s
'name, but of little aeipiaintance   with
or   appreciation   of   the   facts,    .savs
amongst other tilings,  in  proving   the
advantages of jN'c��- Westminster   a.s   a
.smelting   point,   that   the. binelter   at
ltevelstoke failed  to   be a   success   on
account of its unsuitaLility  of position.
Of tlie many  causes,  such   as��� con-'
struction before a sullicient variety   of
iluxcs were available, land bonus" speculation    and     inadequate    title-���that
contributed to the failure, of the Kevel-
fctoke smelter,   the  chai<;e   of   uusuit-
ability of location was never vet' advanced, and   anyone   acquainted   with
tlie facts would not sav so.   ,   ^
, After ;i year spent  in  South   Africa
FranV rJwtvtt returned to Pori land t(.-
'cently and  gave anyt hhiijf'hiit an  on-
courag-ing account of his ccpet icnt (..s in
the    Dark   Continent,   says    the   7'r/n-
(jriuii:     Of the four  companions:   who
started   t\vi(b   Kverett,   thiee  died    of
fever  in less Hum   six   months-.      -'i'll
tell you." s.iid .Ah-.  Everett  "th.-u   the
South African country'is not what it is
reported to be.     It's no country for an
American laboring man, liowevei skilled he may ho.       All  of   lis   we;e   high- |
class mechanics in respective line* aiid
the   highe.st   wages nlVcietl'us   by   the
ISnglisb  mining, companies  in   the   in-
tetior    was t,s'j..'.0 a day, and then   we
could    not   get    steady    cmployine.!?.
Tin; co-t ol living i.s a triib' biylit'i- (h;>ii
it is  here, and the  iiving not  half so
good.    For three nionlh'-- I was on   my
back  wilh  what, is  calicd .the jimgle
fever, and il 1 hadn't had -.nine  moiYey
to ]>,-iy  exirava.g.'int  doctor  aed   drug
hills, Yd never h.lv'L'I'ome hat!.' here  lo
to tell the .story.  Neatly   evety   Hump-
cm going into the interim  is  aitaiked
by that, fever,  at least  lio   pet  'cent  of
those cases are fatal.
"The mines, so far di-,< ovei d are all
in the bands i.f ik.Ii syridicaios. who
grind their employees down to ihe
lov.o.sl lintel'.. r3e>ide.s thai, all the'im-
.skilled niaiiual l.ibor i.s prefot metl by
negroes, who get ahoul ."s'J ceiitt, a day.
So you see .in ordinary Am.-i ic.m
mitii'i .stands no chance there.    Il i* no
A Neat Way to Put It.
The famous Xew JCnglaud ahoHlion-
ist orator. Wendell Phi Mips, once, was
addressed in a JJoston street car by a
elergunan, who charged Phillips with
stirring up bad feeiiu:-.between North
and South, adding, "Why,, make . such
a fuss up here.' Why not go to the
south and inveigh against slavery on
the spot,?'' To this Phillips c.ilnil"
plied :
for the Spring Cleaning
Fresh Insect Powder
Chloride of Lime
. 'hlto., Etc.
Patronize, xour Home
man i
ips c.ilnil
yo'iiai e a   cle
And   as  .such
sou I.s
Try Laciated Food for ike Babies
rP' t P   PH* ADO
Yes, sir.
m:".s!ou is lo s,-i\e souls fioin
"Ceil.link .sir," aitsweied the
cleTic. "Then why doii't you go theie '('
i .''joined Phillips, closing"t he conveisi-
t ion.
J. R.-HULl
��~.  Os��   V��-c" \^/
"3 tS rf"lv -s?-^       J3����� /t-r J~ jn. H '
H. A.  BROWN,   PnomuiiTOK.
_ Revelstoke Station, B.C.''    '. '
-     �� " " �� ii ii ii u "_')_o �� >i~~i~o~7nii"u~t~l) ii TToTTTt '        '
Strictly Jiret-Class,.. and Conveniently ��� Situated.
..  . Between Railroad Station and .
sieaiiiooai; Landing
The Old, Old  Chesnut
An American jwper telis us seriou ly
that the   l.od.v   ol  a   murdered    vviiii.in
was found  late at   night   a-  'j^-iterson.
X.'.I.U|   The   body  was jast Iieut .-itli an
electric light, l oie. .rid  I lie   wide   open
eve-- were sia'i inuly turned tow.trtls the
electric i.-iys.      The   eyes   w��iv  p.'iolo-
graj.hed,   and   in   the   negative  there
was clearly developed Uuvportrait. of a
man diessed in an ulste,-:    "the polii e
ibiuk tliis clue may lead to the   identification of the imudi'i-er."'     It is rather
dillhult   lo   beli"\e   that    the    image
sbool'l he retaiin-il after the coin infied
glare of a powerful electric light in Ihe
eyt-s of the corpse.    8'trelv oiu- Aiiu-ri-
eaii cousins must   h.-   v -ry  gullible  or
els.- iliinlv ihat v\e a to !' \>  '
Paragraphs of General Interest.
Wholesale'    and   Betail
Purveyors of H ig'h-c];i.ss j\ic;iL;;
will be  i.i'oiiiiilp,
i3est Table iri the Interior. . Oommercial Sample
' Rooms
TERMS :    $2 and S1.50 pe - day,
Fire-proof Safe.   Free Bus.
All iirUer.s i
ihi:- in
lo.   <-
V  tf
U.b\JCbl IV
V? ii'JiykJiilD iViiii
~i iii "van il s a?o ~��ZL I��l
The letter referred to is s.n clearly  a j country for tin- pijor piospecfur eiihei.
Lake'.f   the Vv'oods  gr.ld   mine   pi o-
b.ied   iSu.W<\   in '.M.ii ,-h : (biting  the
Am. n-uw.-i   iwuiuuiuiiivicii'iim    a { eiHUitry tor mi. puor JilOsjuvfor elliu'i    ! vl-u   ^��^ (,,'vi ,.,  I��� j,a      ���.   s    i:           ] rs              1     J     ^ 'M j      l<    '            -��-s    <-J
prejudiced one in favour of   Westmin- j for without mo.iey nothing ,.,��� |.(, M. ' '  Canada -pent slvVirf.'" "in   o,!!',','���', ting ��� H0^'Slfl'(8 lSt,8��10-1      H   Vl
star, that, it is hardly worth   while   to j compli.shed m ih n hn,-. ���������., n.                   ' hniiiL-i.itionnuringtuel.i-t y'e.u;. Since ' ^ "���> ""Jii - 1-Ji.^i.ljix) ..jJ��U��
contradict   it.    . It  It  .seems   stianirel     "Tin- Kn riVslv k..^,,-. ... ,,.,.: .���i  ,   - 1��: ."-���'i.O.Vi.bi.'O h.,s',i,..Mi  -pent for this
contradict it. .It It .seems stiangej " 'i'iie Kn^h.sh seem tu r our mi eveiy-
though. that it should bo necessary to j rbing, even down to ;h,. !���..,! l.hu'k
decry this met its of Revelstoke to j stands j��� f.,p,. T,,lVp. ,.,,,\ a;l .Ul,dl.
prove the advantages of New West-f enn\s show rhei,- i-,,, v .*i v !,<->, ,'.ut.' ;.,.
minster. It is quite possible that both J deed. Aft;'; I r-ci.veie.'l mv l..-..!,h.I
are suitable, but it does nol .so occur J manag. ,i t-M-an, !������,..ogii U>
to the man of many letters. It isjsteeiagc p.i-s,-,^,- (., \"
nob necessary to add that the Provinri'
(or any- other ilewspaper, is not responsible for the opinions of its
t-l     ,\"V,
Shack in, the Kaslo Claim   must   Ik
��heap indeed, when it devotes two and I
a half columns in   attempting   to   dis- |
prove a recent article   of  ouis,   which j
shewed that the piesent boundaries  of,
the Trout Lake and Ainsvvorth mining
division are good and acceptable to the :
majority  of claim   holders   concerned, j
In   attempting   this   t.isk.   the   Chi'nn I
.says that we make either a wilful   mis- '
.statement or are  entirely   iifn.ir.int   of |
the facts.       The first of these   cliargf
we do not care to discuss, as   ir i��   not
v l.t
Liverpool, paying the olh-.-r half bv
stoking on tl'.e sse-imer. Ii" Xev. \<,<\
I vvhi'd to my bn.rhi-r i>. si'iem
llionev tn hrmg ni.- Iirft ^ Hi I'ii.i|,
and,hi-ie rain."
1>JS .s'li.lj.Vl.bl.'O has he.mi   ^peiit  l'o
ft is- definitely st,;jt(|, t],,,( Lofd
Ibitleiin. !h" Hi-,-ii-h amlnssador to
Kranee and i \-jovert.or jr< neral of
f'.tnada. will i--tii.' L'om 'diplomatic
life��� aiinur tie- i:i'i;d!e of.Inly.
T_be l*-S. <".poits (,f s|:eeie |ot' I,tat
'. '---k   .i',u.u,.,*..!   i,,  .���sj,()7'i.ii(i|   m  gold
Ir.d    .-j'-L-IJ.fl'O    ,'l    silv.T.       '1 In*    iiupntti-
<.<.<���:���������: Oold. ���s:>iT.2!J : sip.,.r, s;.V,,710 ;
ii v x,.���t] . s2.:i'-;..i^:i: g-uer.i] uierchan-
'������s' . ���;'7,S77.irfi''.
itoekholm House.
JOHN STONR. Pitoi-mirroK
How ififi Mighty Have ralien.
Anew (iiHsti.'ii aiis.-s. Wii.il i- to
H-eOllie uf pi i/,e fi'^ht"i's ������ it, ,s~,( ^..,;
I (|ucation, fur th"j i' '.-ems (si he l.nt ni'f
I solution in it -rie--.- gnat ii,'"I v in'
I have to tro b i. k lo < o'l.nion. nrfliuat v
, work. The teat t lull i-nisei! !,\ Ifeij"
. sub,fit Hi i.l.ir nl stiil1. In) sr Ifiie... alid
i vet bal    icrii. dt.y fi.; ,u i. has laid iIh-i/i
,   low .       K\l 11   till'  -t.l'.'e .,!i  -1 s  ,Jfl.;,|   11, i j   lt
meant seriously, (onlv a little ehagnn ' -I'l'P'-i v looihol.J. Xn iloiibi th" ur,.-ld
doubtless at the foice of our tenia". !;>) ! ^'i' ' hoik w ilh pain <.| a on- e pio,.,[
hut the .second, being mon; icasonabie, I ('ol'!"'" "''""'''i'-' '" '"' ���> m.'-.-ugi'i
we ate prepared to take tip.
Of the many piojxjrties in
Lardo-Dunean, aflected by the lecent
change, a gicater number are on the j -siuonons nf tin- sjedg.-hanuuer /e.t
,\\>st Fork of the Duncan, Cariboo j }">';lm I'onnibiig 'he anvil, oi J���\
Creek and Jlall Creek than anywhere ' ���'���'"AulilV- a'-'.iin making harrel- lo liold
else, and ofthe.se, the properties owned
JAS.  McjMAHOK,'   '
Generai Blacksmith & WoodworKe?
XIOTH'IO IS !5I'.!?!.J1-;V (ilVJOX. that
i>i a s-ittmg of the C.'ounlv Court will
i>" holden al IJevelsiolU'. ];.(,!.. oil
Wedtie.siiav,    the   Hi h    duv     (,f     M,.lv
, A.!).   ISI'fi,  at   10 o'clock   in   the   for'e-
' iiooli. ,
| ,I0S. L). 'JPlAJIA.M,'
j [tcgh-lrar Cc ty Court.
Revelstoke' March 27th. lW),"i. !:J.(i|
���dining noma is Aupnishsd with the -test .tee
r\ r3 &
>1    s��
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iA.JJUAJIA.MS0N  r.l.'OK.,  Pnopiturrous.
'.,   'A'an
-Ilf'i.l Vl,
J'i'iil> sharpened.
J.-' r.vi.TV
3   i-
3      AND STATIuHf.RY, GO., LTD.
Vv'holrisale   Parser   Dealers    Kird
. . Stalion ro ,  .
.-v..',, VANCOUVER.
\T0'nc].; r< im-.i.'khv civkx ii.ai .'/1 iiavs
. *> .ll'iei'il.ili [ will .ipiil; lo 1 lie ('i,jc| (������,'���.
in',sir)ii( r I...mis milI W.n-ks fur li. i-iisi'tn, in
ii.'iii.i.i. .o�� 1.1 I'liili'-i-Iriiiii  lit.,  iiilliiwin^ il...
��� rllif-; .ei-is, siinaidl tin l<"i-li t":i" l>. I/udean
t'oniil-.. West  Ke ,;i ;i,.V:
(Viimiti 111 hi     (.1-1    lutiK   11!    l-'isli    Ciecl;   ,.(
.iiniilli   u-   I',,,..  ,���:,,!.   ||��� in ,. n.,|.jh   i(   miles,
-�� �� 1 1 ���>*���'  .'ni .11 11 !e.   Hi.mi. ��� sin,-),   i(  mil,.,.
First-classs Table
Crcod Beds , +   Fire'-proof Safe
."Bus Meets all'Trains/
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i'lii Ml,' i "III. ,'i'llil (if .-'i'Vl'11 Mile
11 Mill .linn'; |"M l' 1,l|. ,J| I (]\ ...
ill. . tl 1 111.. ui  a    iliil.e-i'LllUls   of
'���ill, 1. ni ,��� iieli    tl,, ui-e 1 :i,t   .
1 linv iii .1 li.iiit,(i['   I'M.-!    .\fah"i-  giv.ri ���
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lh�� '  ''is lirnisi'd   chin    a    ies|    hy   -hnv ellii.g
! grain   .I'.'nin    111    ,1   disiflle-v.   nr   Ko/.-
i  IIOI'IU'.WlltS,
fn.snp3n.1e and Mlninu Ersksr.
I   Ol.
f, ,'���
Midi per: ion of the unrld's whi-k"V
pioduii as lie and the rest of the
"hoys' .imiifii eoDifni l.iliiy hold. fr
will be.1 sad ML'!'*, no ilotilit but the
gnat wnilr!, priiv c-i-liidllj In a ve in lie.-u -
mg   other
Sl.ll'tl   il.
! '���������>],|e
lllisflil ( ui;
Tie' Pric) of "A
i��?liiltO!)l   L.1P.
on West Fork and Cariboo  Creek   are
nil in favor of Trout Lake.      On   Jfali
Creek some of tin;   ciwiim-.   favor   the
idea of   recording at   Kaslo,   wine   at
Trout J-ike.    Of those who pruv for a
change in the  present   bouudarv.   and
the CYrti//-. publishtH a litt of   '2'J,   over
eight   are   .situated   on   I bill     Cieek. I
Jiut whv, not vif anv haidship entailed !
jn lecording at Trout Lake a.i   will    Ik- j     Seven   Ihnu-aiid   ai 1
proved but because   they   hav   iiotnes j ),md uei" -.,!.l lh'|', , ,���,i,,,,., - \v
and interests at Kaslo. and maketbeii ; |(,   Hemv   A.nli-i    .a   ���'km.'m
Jieadijimrleih there, nothing moie.     A>- I ii.mk p.-rmi,..     'i'l,,. [,,.,f,.  [,  ,,,
the facts ai e (nf which we air-so ignor-j il,(. ius,;l.,.,, 1  e,ia|e  .,!' Sua ..
n(.t) the. ptopt-itie-i of neatly   ail    those J 1,edy and C>  |   ,, pnri;,,,,   ���
eight are but 'J'2 miles fn.1,1 Ti..ulj|M> !���.,.��� ;,-,,. 1 ,,.,1 f,���- 1;,,, f,.,.���
Lake, of which ^U ,11 e oov.-t ed b) ..1. , (),���. |,|,��� ,,' ,,. , .; ���, ,,, ,.,,, ,���, , ;,,.
excellent trail, while it, i.s :rj miles .,1 (',.,,t,,,|, i*|,, ,,��� :;, -.v,,..-:, 1 ;������ <,:[
tiiereabouts from the priiicipil ,,���eM j,, nllls, u,,- in. hid.-,! j, ihe,..,,
Kaslo, by a moHt dange.rou.s river ,-...,.l There were .mlv two bidder; '
lake,;     .,\VJiy .should the   Coveniuieui    propi>r.l v,   ��� >
r.c   m���i, i,-, r ;..���,.,,���
A--hmii( In ".,'1 11 1 ;i . Vi>i.i,ii><: Man .,-
I...MI). Stools in all Kcliablc Coji'iint.'h
for Kale. T ,| ;_i
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^m^-^LM^^^mmmsM^^^. THE KOOTEXAY MAIL.  PAGE  AN ATTACK  ,    '   ON A SQUARE.  A,PEN  PICTURE OF   FIGHTING  THE  SOUDAN    ,  IN  By a Clever Writer���������Kipling's Description of an Attack on the British  by Dervishes, Who Fight Li'/.e  Demons in the Face of Discipline  and Modern Equipment.  In view of tlie recent J3rit;sh advance  into the Soudan country, the following  deseiiption of an attack  on   ,i JJritish  .square   by  Dervishes,   from   Jvipling's  ' "Light that Kailed.*1 is of interest:  A bugle lilevv furiously and the   men  on the bank hurried to I heir arms  and  ' aeeoutreineuts.cj    The  camel'corps  on  (he hank yelled to the infantry to come  to thorn, and a  hoarse  .shouting down  the river s/iovvcd that  the  remainder  of the column had wind of tlie  trouble  and was hastening to take -hare in   it.  " As swift lv as a reach 'of still   water  is  crisped by the.wind,   tlie  rock  .strewn  Q   ridges   and   scrub-topped   hills     weie  troubled   and   alive  with  armed men.  Mercifully it occurred lo thr.-=e to stand  far off foi a, time,   lo shout and gesticulate joyously.'     One man even delivered himself of *.a long  story.       The  camel coi ps did  not (ire.      They  were  only  too   glad   foi   a   little   bieathing  space until so'me sort,  of square could  be formed.    The men on the sand hank  i-an to (.heir side, and   the  wbaleboats,  an they toiled up within 'shouting  distance,   were   thrust   into  the  nearest  ' bank and emptied of all   s'tvn   the  *uck  and a few men   to  guard  them.     The  Arab oialor ceased   libs  oiifciies,   and  his friends howled. "Oufseouts should  Jiave  told��������� us   of   this:    "We've been  'trapped," said   a   subaltern.      "Aren't  England's Harbor Defences.  Mr.   F.  II.   Lynn,   formerly an  'instructor   in   torpedo  practice   in    the  Royal Engineer Corps of Great Britain,  savs that J3ngland is, the best protected  country on earth.    "Millions of pounds  Jiave,, been   quietly  invested    in    submarine defence for  tlie principal   liar-  hours.    Every port of any consequence  in   Great   Britain,    Jieland    and    the  Jirilksh   possessions  is  protected,   by  a  network of from ,"500 to 1,(KX) submarine  mines,' all connected with electric   batteries on nliore, and   needing  only   tlie  'pressing of   a   key   to    explode   them.  The arrangement and method of   placing   these   mines   are   practically  the  same in all   the  ports.     Survey*   and  soundings are first  taken   to   properly  mark out the boundario.-, of  the   navigable  channel.-,   and   when   these  are  established the mines are placed in fan-  shaped groups across  each   pa-s.ige,   a  lorpedo   being  set at every  J00  feet.  Under the existing conditions, with the,  mines confined at  the   bottom   of  the  channels   and - exploded' only'by   the  pressing of an  electrio key on  sh"re,  countermining and nets have lo-t, their  usefulness, and all danger of 'pVe.ii,-Ujji:i'-  discha.'ge ,is removed.       The  Thames  below London is set  with   l.OLHJ  mines,  each   loaded   with   from   50    to   J,OIK)  pounds of gun cotton,   and   over  these  horrible     machines   (here -'daily    pass  hundreds of vessels carrying tboii-ands  of people  and  cargoes  of  inestimable  value.        ' ' '< i  GENIUS TRIUMPHS.  Edison  has Perfected  His Great Ore  Separating Process.  ASSAYS.  The Only One in the World. -  'the camel guns  ever going  to   begin ?  Hurry up, you men!''   "  There, was no need for any order.  The men flung themselves panting,  against the side's of the squaie', for  " they had good reason to know that  ���������o \vliosov.w.is left outside wlieu������the lighting began would very probably die in  an extremelv unpleasant fa-iiion.   The  1 ,v  little 150-1 b camel  guns posted  at one  corner of the .square opened the ball as  tile square moved forward by its .right,  to gel  posse���������ion  of a   knoll   of  rising  . grou id.     All   had fought in this'man-  ner many times before, a ..1  the!"." was  no novelty  in   (he entei t.-iiiime'.it;  always the same hot. and .-tilling  foi ii;.t-  ' tion, the smell of du.-t a id leath'T,   the  .same bolt-like rush of the  enemy,   the  " same pressute on the  weakest  side tof  the .-quare, the few inimitv- of  desperate h.ind-to-h.-nid scuffle, and jthen the  silence of the .desert,   broken   only   1>\-  the yells of those whom the'.handful of  cavalry attempted   (u   pursue.     They  had grown   careless.    The  camel  guns  spoke   at   intervals,   and    the    square  slouched forward amid   the  protest of  the camels.    Then came the attack   of  3,(XX) men, who had   not  learned  from  books that it is impossible for troops in'  close order   to  attack  against  breech  loading fire.      A   few  dropping  shot-  heralded   their ( approach,   and   a   few  horsemen led, hut the bulk of the fore  ���������was naked humanity, mad   with   tage,  and       armed wilh       the       , spear  ;md   the   sword. The    instinct    oi  'the desei t, whvre there is always much  war, told them that the right, (lank of  the square was (he weakest, fur | hoy  swung ch'.-ir of'tbe fiout. ,The came!  guns shelled (hem as they passed and  opened  for an   instant  lanes   through  On the J lth instant the. Glasgow Corporation  ' formally    opened    the''first  Family Home, established not only   in  (he United Kingdom, but, in the world.  Tlie home, which has been erected at a  cost of SS0.000, apait fiom   the  site,   is  intended to meet the. wants of a section  of   the   community   of   a   large   ci(y,,  whose wants have hitherto been uncou-  sideied   by   any  municipal  authority.  This,i.s the class of widows and  widow-1  ers who have to earn their daily   bread  and who are  burdened , with  children.  The widow or widower will be   able   to  reside in the Home,   and  to  leave   the  children, ' ho vcve.r youn^, during   the  daytime while at work, or the children  can be left at the JJonie during the day  only and taken   away  in   the  eve.dug.  Xu: he.-'will lake charge of the children,  amuse them   anil   take   I hem   out  foi  walks  iiu tlie   absence  of  the   pvrciit.'  The  home   L-  provided   with   Jo'3   be.l-  i oo:;i-, each of which   is   large  enough  to accommodate a moth  r or fa' h  r and  thive children.      Tner.:   is   a   common  > it  dining hall, re-iva!io -. a id play mums,  and alio a ere, he. F ,r fi ec sluil ngs a  week a lodger .i'id e uldren   may   have  Thomas A. Edi-on has just brought  to a practical conclusion bis great -oie  S'parating process at the mine, at  Edisou, near Ogden, N. J., on vvbich  he has been at work for many  years. After overcoming ' obstacles  f that'would'have, conquered any less  liersi.slent experimenter, the'ptoees.s  has at last been iiuished and the great  plant, is in running order.  The scheme fs an   interesting one   in  that there  is  no  human   intervention  during (he entire process from,start  to  .finish.    Vt'lien the cars of ore anil rock  are dumped in  large   masses  into,,, hc.  massive  crushers-unit   form   the  lir.-t  step in the process, the re.-tof the  process is entirely automatic, the  crushed  rock and ore  being  carried  automatically from olio  set of  crushers  to  sin-  olher  by means of endless   belts and  bucket elevators, till the material is reduced  to (he   mjui.-ile   fineness,   and  then another series of belts and  eleva-  stiiJ^sy'���������''>" h   to  the  separating  house,  where the niateiial fall- inn iinestream  across a,field of large  electro-magnets,  which (hverl. the iron   from 'the  direct  line of fall   and  drop it.  in   one  receptacle,   while  the  refuse  and   rock   fall  into another.  This process is repeated a number' of  times, fill at last tlie resultant product  is pure magnetic oxide of iron.  Automatic carrier-; take, the iron ore  thence to the bricking plant, where,  by ingenious mechanism, ovei which  the gteat inventor has spent thousands  of dollars in experimenting, the ore is  mixed with 'building material and  pressed into small'bricks foi "conven-,  iehce in handling. 'GThese are. then  baked and are. i early for the market.  The sole remaining work of construction yet to he done'is the building and  rotary furnaces, wliichsball bake the  brick as thev   are  delivered   and   tuin  i *������������������  them out automatically. There are no  mechanical or scientific difficulties conned ed with, this part.'of ,1 In; process,  and these furnaces a re'to be built as  soon a.- the frost is out of. the ground  in the spring.  J. A. MacFarlane, F.C.S.,  Assayer and Mining Engineer,  623 -HASTINGS ST.,    '  '    VANCOUVER.  B.C.   -  All assays and analytical work done in  duplicate  with  Scrupulous personal care and dispatch.  '  L'-rii-i.'in "  P   H. HEAPS & CO.,   '  ���������������������������������      .il.U Cordova .Si., aa.l I'ov.-ell St.,  VANCOI/VJ9J1, JJ.C.  machinery. *:������::  ,. . I'lospoUiiijf J'Hll,,  ���������Sivy   Mill   Mucin n-ry   nn 1    Saw,        Kumars.  Holler-,   U'aicr Wheels,   tie. 2-.il-'tin  fi!  The Cyanide -Process.  REFRACTORY GOLD & SILVER ORES  Treated and nsportcd 011  ���������    By The  rvbicArihur-Forrest  (Direct C.i.inid.ilion.l  By Th?.  MacArthur-Yates  (Ainahraniation ami Cy.uiid-Uinii.),   ii'Oll I'AIJTlCL.'I.iAk.S     ' >  The Casse! Gold 'Extruding Co.,  ' (luiiiitcti.)  W. Pellew-Harvey, F.C.S., Supt., ��������� ���������  .A.        '    Vancouver, B.C.  .tr: Assaying in all its br.iiiclies., '    3--J-(!in  A HANDY PROSPECTOR'S FURNACE  '   PORTABLE!    PRACTICAL!!    ECONOMICAL!!!  The   attention   of prospectors  and miners, is called to the  merits of a new iinprpvcd apparatus,  for   testing- and   smelting-  various, kinds of ores and minerals, also separaliny- and   rennin'o-  ase bullion; etc. >    *-*  ���������Manufactured by a-chemist and metallurgist, y/ho thoroughly understands the wants, of the assayer. the prospector, the  miner, the chemist for laboratory test, for all furnace work, such  as melting, scorifying, coupling,,^ fusing in platinum crucibles,  testing of sampling -charges, roasting, enameling, etc. (Any.  kind of fuel.) ' ,",,',  This furnace is built iiviwo halves for easy'transportation,  is complete in itself, made of sheet steel'with' cast iron slag and  metal spouls, wind supply pipe and knock-flown bottom.' '  This Handy Prospect 'Furnace is of the Cupola type, with  extent ion for \smelui\g ores, capacity 1000 to 5000 pounds' per  heat, according to the- character of ores. No prospecting out-  lit is complete without it.  Agents Wanioa.   For  Price  and  Farther  rjifcratatioa,  Addrcns  '" National Ore and Reduction'Co.  415 Locust S feres ii, . ,    , 'St. Louis,  Mo.  xxjmztzy.TZr^zztxw* tsar-**'; ,w*-i  TO GROCERS AND  GENERAL STOREKEEPERS^^ .  It yoii are buying Seed Potatoes; Cookir.K  I iiuiloes Fresh Utilltr, (Kicsh Kfws daily), Kccri  Outs: etc. Send in your ordeis- without dol.iv  to,     AKTUl'll DAVIS,  PruduccMerchiint. South Kdnionton. Alta.  .vH.���������All order, shipped by iirst ir.iin -uml  satisfaction Cii7Aij.vN'JT.i:i). ol-il  "   '   ���������    NOTICE.  Men and Women.  XTOTICK TS HKIIKHY C.JVICX Unit tliirtv  l'*, da.\������,iaerd.ite I intend to aiijiiv lo tliu  ironoj'.iblu (ho Chici eoiiiiiiisM'oner o"f UuuU  and vv (irk-, ftlr a -pooial liuunsc 10 utit, tiinbor  011 iionu thuii^md aero tract, of i.iiid ^ittmtofl  011 (.MiLMik'of Ai-rowljikoatUaluii.i JJav, about  (iiinlos ^01.Ui fi-oiii' Aifowliciid. ColiiiiiC'iiuiiiif  at i)o-.Liil .oiilli-wost (���������i.rnpf about 10 uhanfs  cii������at fiom Iiiku niioro, i-iiniiini; noilli l^u cii.un>.  on-,1 SUcliimis, .sontli ]_'.) (.-ii.i'.n-:, west, to initial  post Ml fcli.iius, lUO'i ,i.ji-c>. ni-m; or lc^s.'  'AIHiUN-K I'OU'l'OIiK.  Naktisp, April ���������> ittl. kin;. l-jt.  .NOTICE.  :t li.-'diiitui) vviLli a ke.'. Food lv s to 1 e  [mid I'xtr.-i ���������1^ J(M ,1 v\e k fur < no rnihl,  :{> 2.1 I'or two t'hildri'ii, ,nid s for l!in*o  i-hilitri-n. Tlsi' .'i.lnll loiter ciri conk  his or In'!' iiHH.1, or li.uc ir sujijilii'tl.  'L'iic ('iiLiri'. liiiililmir lwis .itiij.lt.' lit villi.ry  .���������ii-roiij'iii.'ition, anil is li^lilccl with clcr-  L: icily. "J'hc liouic w.i^ ii|iciit'd liy Llic  icnior nui������it.tiiil<* (I3ailie J'l'tlij^ivvv):  The Wond?rful X Rays.  faint, lilnc  dtscrt.  .-ky  overhead  out in    lolling   smoke,   and   the  their . inid*.r, most, like tliinr (|nick-  flosinjr vi������t:t-> in a Kentish hop j^nrtli'ii,  seen vvlieti the train race* !>y it at full  speed: and the infantry lire/held till  Mie ojijiorlnni' niiutietil, dnijined them  in close jiacki'd hiindrecN. No oivilizcd  troojis.in the world could ha ve endni ed  the hell through which thej' cinu', the  living U'.-iiiinj? hitch to avnid the dead  flntcliiiitf at their heels, the wounded,  cursing and stiiggeriitf,' forward till  thev fell���������a torrent hi,irk a* l,h" r>lid-  iiiK waler ahove ;i mill d.-uti���������full on  the rifjht 11.ink of the M|!iaio. Then  the line of   the  dusty  (mops  and   the  wont  liltle  kIoiics in'the heated, j,'ronnd   and   the  liiider-dr.y   clninps    of   seruh    hecame  matters of Kiirpiii*<ii)^ interesl, for nieii  ������measured   their atronized   retreat and  recovery   hy   the^e   tiling.--,    coiiiitinjr  mechanically   and   hewing   their   wav  liack   to   cliosen   pclihlo  and   hranch  There was no  senihlance  of  any  concerted fighting.     For ati<<ht  the  men  knew, tin* enemy inijjfhthe attempting  iill four sides  of  the square, at  once.  Their husiness was to destroy what lay  in front of   them,    to  bayonet  in..'the  l);ick those who parsed over I hem,'and,  clyinjj;, lo di'.i<r down ihe sl.-iyer till   he  conld.he knocked on tho head hy somn  iivpn.criiijj' j^tui-hnt t.     Tlicus w a.s a rnuh  from without,  1 lie shorl   lioii>;h-liniijj;h  of the stalihing spear-., and a in.111 on a  horse,   followed   hy   ���������)()   or    10  other-.,  d.T-li'*d through   jelling and   hacking.  Tlie right Hank oi' I lie square Micked in  after I hem,   and   Ihe   iilher  sides   sen!,  hell).      Tlie wounded, who knew   they  had  htil    11    few   hours   more  lo   live,  caught at I he. enemy's feet, and hroiighl.  them d.iwii, or'sfaggerini; to !i discard-'  cd lille,  Jlr.'d   lilindly   in'l.i;   I he  sctillle  thai raged in the centre of the  square,  Tiur musketry lire redouliled, linl cheers  mingled wi|.h it.    .The"rush hud   failed  /1 till  the   enemy   Were   Hying... If   the  heart of the square were sluiiiililexj |,he  grojjiid lieyondwns ,-i. Initcher's sho-i.  Prof. J. P. Pi-.ttt and Prof. Utigli  Wighl.iii.in of Chicago announce to  Ihcworld that diphtheria and typhoid  germs are alisiilutely killed by [{oeiit-  gen r.tys. This slaieinent vv.-i.s made  without i-e.-.t'i've. The decision was  reat-.hed List Thur.-.day night in the  laboratory when the last of the germs  which had'heen exjiosed to the j-.iy  I'ailed to >liow-igiis> of life under the  glass, ihe deadly bacilli rcni.iing idle  ->^J inactive in the midst of the best  and most templing invitation of  human It-sue. Prof. Wright man prepared four new colonies of epidemic  bieeder������, labelled as cholera, (ubercn-  lo-is. hog 'cholera and diplitl.eria.  They wens located in tubes, .filled with  niitrinii'iit". Prof. JV.-Ut. turned tl.e  curi'i'iit into tlie great cell and the nys  were thrown into the groups of hacilli.  The limbic agency wit.-allowed to work  sixty-two- iiiiiiuif's. A critical ,-ii.d  elaborate .'jcaininalio.i showod a ���������.'real  chemical change. It vv.-is evident'the  force had acted upon the ailificial 1,;'--  ������ue. Fri'i' oxygen w.i- made ami acid  civ.ited, exactly as would take place in  the human body. This acid either kills  tlit'-gi'mis or puts 1 heiii to slec|>.  They will now be I rain-jilaiUi'd, the  two physicians risking their own professional ri'j'iiiaiioii by tliu proph-cy  that not one of the four groujis- will  ever be able lo le.-nver. They ate cer-  tain of the efl'tvi on diplahei'i.-t and  conlitlent r-inii erniiig the other three.  It caiinol po-sihlv I e a I'aihue, on the  -core of machinery or apjiliance. They  have alie.uly proved the coi rectiie.-s of  their theorv.  Of,all the fashionable fads   of   to-d.-.y,  that   accentuation   of   domestic   grief  which '-.how-   itself  in   a   black   shii't,  bl.u-k collar and cu.'f-, and white stud.-,  white cuir buttons, and  white   necktie,  is about, the,most ridiculous.    Fashionable Loiidiiii���������vvil! .soon be promenading.  Piccadilly   vvithi luiiur.uru  col'lins  for  .j.'vvellry and ai lilicial (ears painted 011  tile cheeks.      litis   doubtf'ul   whether  such people could really -bed any other'  kind but genuine _ li.iiid-paintod   tear.-.  When women put their toddling children in deep mourning and rode   in  the  park   with   their  |ioodl<'s    dressed    in  cr.ij)'', it, seemed that this sort of thing  could go no further.'     Now   that   men  have taken to   black  shirt.-  and , sable  handkerchiefs',   however,   the   ouu.s  of  lotnfooler.y i.s ivipoved from the shoulders of vvomanki id.     "It is  enough   to  make   the ' dead   turn   over   in   their  graves   and     tear   .their   shrouds   to  ribbons."  Theio is only one thing in all the  catalogue of female beauty that all  nations .ivi' agreed .in admiring, and  that i.s a, smail month. For the 1 est,  white teeth are admired in Europe,  and yet yellow teeth in Asia. The  English   boast   of   their   rosy    mauls,  ATOTICK IS HKilKUY f:T,VKN* Unit (liii-iv  1M d.vfsitftcrd.ilu I intend Co .ipplv to tliu  J-ionoialilo ihe ll'n'of C'oininissioiiL'i' of 1,-ind*  and v\oi-ksl(ii-.i siiouial i]:u nsu lo rc;it Liinbcr  on ,1 oiii! tlioii-siiid in.i'i'���������ti-!ii.i o-' l.-iiid sliinityd  on f.isi, side ol ,i;pp;;i' A.i'i'inv L 'k ��������� at (i.il-jil.i  J.ay nbom, (i miles wnlli fiom Arrov.Iicad.  toiiimcii'-Mi^ at ,i jiiw! .a south-west, c-orm,".-,  .ibniil lull clui'.n- cast irom lake sh'iry. i-|laaii;ir  ninth lll'li'liiiMis. t.i-['ii 1 chain-, ������< it-!, Ki'10 a 11-  and v\cM, to m.lml jiost fU ui.. in-, l'JOU .101 (.'s  more or le--,. ��������� o  MATILDA I'AY.VK.   ,  .Viknsp, II. C. April L'.'li-il, 1HK 1-lD  fr/'i /���������-'-,  a w y  !NCCRPORATr.D  MAIN HOUSE: 200-212 First Ave. Worth, MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.      c  is n .vjwibj iii������: &,%  CHICAGO, !LL.       I      VICTORIA/ B. C.      | WINNIPEG, MAN.'  Cookt-it Ilozsman Sis. -| | 53 Wharf St.  KELE?jA, MONT.  2.11- KiiiK St.  L.^r.v..ift: ������,~������j^rjv,-aj,i^-^ri  ,^.xm^it^LsiA.-i^b>c^u^u^;  NOTICE.  VTOTICK I.S,]IKI{KHV GiVKXth.aSJ da's  JC\ iilU'i'd.itu l inlcr.d apjilv my In ih.. Cln'ol  (. omiiHs-'ioni'i' ol Lraids and Works tor a hcen-i'  lo cut and c.u-iy away tinilmi- lrom tho lollow-  iii!,' doscribi-il l.ei.ls situated on Fish Crook,  l.ai-dean County. Wust, jvoolcn.iv:  Coiiiiiiencin^ on cast bunk 'one h.ilf mil.'  south ol ISJliie I'ct; tlienee norlli one m.lc:  t.Kiice oa-L j mile: llioiwe snuth one mile;  tlieneo west J mile, containing tuaaures.  Also eoiniiienc'iiiK J mile .sjiuh ot ll Mile  I ost, west, bunk; thuico north one mde: thenee  " est. i mile: ihoiuo south one imie; tlunee east  i mile, eoiituii.iny^.'Oneres.  Also eoiiniieneini,' at north-west corner of  Ojci. D. Scott's el.uiii,' iuo'.illi of Po.il Creek,  ei-i hank or Kish Creek; thoneo north + nulu;  tlienee east l' milos; thence south ' mile:"liK-ncu  uest li miles, contiiining.xo acres. In all li>00  ai'iv.s nioro or less. '  l;lt ' MAHGAItRT GliAXT.  v.ineouvof. It. C. April lMh. 1S9G. lit  Colamlila'&'Kooteflay  S'ioaoi Navigation 0o.:  LTD.  PASSENGERS FOR  Hall's  L."i:idins'-,  Hot Springs,  Na.ku.sp.Three Forks  Nelson,    -    and Slocan Points,  .  Kootcnay Lake Points,  'Trail  Creek,   Rosslaiid,  North port and Spokane  ���������SHOULD VAKR TI1K���������  NAKUSP  NOTICE  m.  the  '������''-V  tneir  He Was Slightly Mixed.  A Texas reporter���������so runs the slory  ���������was I old nil" lo write up a cat lie-.how  and a fashionahlo liall on the same day.  Unfortunately he looked upon the .vine  when it was red and got thing-; mixed  ti|i us follows:��������� '  ,Mi.-s A.-1J., a lieautil'ul young Jieifi-r  wilh red and white sjinis on her hack  and fo.e shoidders, win ehariniugly arrayed in hltte velvet and ornamented  willi a cowhell.  All. A. (,'., a fashionalile yearling  liall'-lneed, looked very well in lavender  colored jiants and loose coeklelnirrs" in  liis tail.    No ornatiients.  Airs. A. K. L., a Texas i.-iised i-ow,  fine uiilker. yerv gentle, looked ;: lovely,  iiia'nihiri colored silk with lace trimmings. Wore a new hell, on her shapely neck, ���������' 'I'-:  while the damsels of Greenland paint  their complexions hlue or green. AVe  like^a straight or moderately aquiline  ������no-e. In Persia the idea I no-e. i-' crooked, and in Jlayo'i nio.h.'r-, crush the  noses of their children^ in infancy in  ordei to jjiroduci- the ninth admired  sntih.  Very few peojile (.Mrs. Armstrong  says in the Yi'um.iii\ S'ujutil) .seem tn  know the ei.qitel.le with vi'^.ivd to a  vv.dower's card. If the mother of a  family i:i dead the na.nes of  daughter- should he printed 011  father's visiting caid-j, which should in  this c.ise he the same si/.e a- 11 ladyV.  The precedence of a widow is in no  way altered hy her hii.,li,u)d's de.illi.  Ifer card-, .ire .-til) jiiinied .Mrs. Smith  or -Mr,-. .John .Suiilh as 111" ease may he,  ju-t a-they were during his lifetime.  Oards -houM never Ik- jirinied with a  very deep hi.iek edge���������it has a curiously vulgar .-i|iji.'arai.ce, The hlack edge  ol a e.ud should he much less dei'p than  that of the mourniiig iiotejiajier which  is heing u-ed at ihe.-.mie time.  Tall men, as a rule, have I otlie.s out  of pioporliini {.., their lower limhs���������  that is, smallei I han they 'ought to he  ��������� with the natmal result that they ate  unable to hear fatigue, or compete in  th-snuggles of life with lesser men  moie liarmonioti-ly proportioned.  Army ex|ierieuce hears out lhe.se oh-  servations. In a long and fatiguing  march the tali men usually fall out  first, oi'Piiccuml) to eaiii]migning, unless-, a-, is very r.nely the cas", thev  have well knitand s;, mniel rical frames.  A soldier between .~>fl ."iin and .">fl ,Sin or  !h'i> is u.-ually Ihe man most capable of  beaiing the Mr.tiu of life. {  The G.J.Mt. is completing arrange-  inenls for their servitti; on the great.  lakesvvherehy the j,assa^e from port  to port will lie made, in ! wo days. This  is one day quicker than any of the  boats going direct from Duhtth to their  eastern li'immaJs..-  ���������VTOTIcn; IS UKUKBV oIVKN tliat, SO duvs  J.1! rrom (lute i inlciul apjilyint; to the Chief  Coiinnissionei- of 1,-imi.s and Work- loraiieeiise  lo out and e.ii-ry away tiinh ���������!��������� fnim, the 1'ollovv-  iiiKdi'.sei-ihed lands, situated on Fish Cieek.  Lindeiiu County, We*l, Kootcnav :  . Coinnienjiiis A iniic smith of , .Mile i'ost, ad-  joini'iK Geo. I). Sent''; claim on the :\ est; (henee  n.iflli ljt of aitiili'; tlieneo vvu-t ^ mile; tii^nee  .south lj 01 a mile: thence ea-t ' niile. contiin-  nit'limi iici-os.  , Also commencing one qnnrlei' ol' a mile north  of il .Mile I'.ist. adjoining iCnie Scoil's cliiiin on  t iimv -I: llmi.-e north 11 links; thenee .v-'-i, I  mile; thence smiiii i r inili.s: tlienee ."a^t L mile^  contaimni,'lii'Jaci'i.s. In till 10JI acres 11T1110 o.'  '0:?- ItllliT. UllANT.  v ii'icouvef, II. 0., Ajiril H. l&!)ii. i-i(  T>  heaves Arrowhead for X.ikusii and Itohson',  Sundays, 'i'ues'i.ivs and I'linrsda;, s at S p 111.  heaves lioh-nn lo.- X.ikttsji, Arrowlicid and  C.tn.ulian i'acilie i.'aihvay iimuls'(e.isl and  west) on Mondays, Widnes.lavs.ind Krid.iv.'.  tit 1 pan.  Connection is nimle at Jtolison with ('. &IC.  li'y lor N'eNou and all points on Kootenai- hike  and with stciuner "l.ytton" lor'Trai'l and  Northpoft.  TIIK  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  1  -'     ,   TO   AX II   l-T.OM  All Eastern Puints.  Through Kiist ClassSleopin},'Carsaiid Tourisx  .Sloopir.it Cars to St. 1'aul. Monti-calami Toronto  without change.  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.  For loud !in>o cant of the Coii'iianj \ sle.im-.  cis on Koi.U'ii.iy hake upplv to tliu" inir-er on  uon t-d.  For full i.'ifoiinalii.n a; to Ii. kets, rates, etc.  apply to T. All in,   SccreUi-y, Nelson, . B C.  Full lino of Ladies' & Gen ton's  BOOT  Reserve���������-Kootenay Districi.  X'OTH'IO IS IIKJM''!JV (JJVK.V thin  ^>     .1 bi'ltol land di-.-eribi'd'asfoJiow-:  -Coilillieneiiio at the ililei-eeliiui of  the ('ohimhi.i Jiiv'"i hv ihe norlhein  hoimdary of the Hailw.iy !!ell, near  ('.'iriies t'ri'i'k : tlii'in-e fi'illiiwiut; ll.e  said river up si ream 10 the nurlli-  vveslernend of Ki!nli.i".|..el Lake, and  exlending hack ten 11.ile., on each side  thereof, i.s 1 eserved lor Ihe exclusive  ptii'liojc of entiy liuder I lie Land  -Mineral mid Placer Alining Acts.  G'KO.  13.  MAitTIK.  Clih'J'Citiiiilli'-xi'iiirr nf  JmikIsiiiuI   W'urhn.  .aiidsaiH1 Wotks I")ej)artmenl,  Vicioria, J!.('��������� JJth April. ISM.  52-21,  Atlantic Kxpresr, arrives   !):l.i daily.  ,  ,     Pacific " "        t(i:ii   '\  Auuow uvicn Diivncii Timins  Arrive l.):'ii),  'l'ucsday.s. 'I'hursd.iys, sjaturctays  Leave   l(i:;',n,   Sundajs,   'rui'sdiiy,,  Thursdays.  Train, on Arrow I,aUe Branch connect at  Arrow head wit li C. & K. Co'.s Sri:.\Mi:n NTakcbi'  inalcinjj; t  CLOSE    CONNECTIONS  ������������������To and From   Rossland, Trail Crock, Nelson,  Kaslo, Ain'sworih, Pilot Bay,  Nakusp,   New   Denver,,  Three Forks, Sandon  , ���������and--  ALL POINTS IN SOOTH KGOTENAY  TABLE  Showing the Dales a-id Pl.icec of Courts  of Assize, Nisi Prius, Oyer a:id Tor-  miner, and General Gaol Delivery for  the year 1805.  Hi'in.s'f; Akki/.ics,  .V.-iiiaiiiio....Tucsd,-iv.. .."iih AJav-  New \Vestmiiistei'..'.Tuesd.iv  .JM.-i.y.;-��������� ���������-.������������������; : ". ���������    '".   .'-���������'"  Araiicoiiver..Tuewliiv  Clinton ... ..iVJondav  Victoria Tuesday  Kaiiiloops ..jMondav.  Vernon .. ...Mondav .  "Nelson.... .Monda.v,  'Donald.;.. AJondav "  For full iuform.iUim a.s to rati"*, etc.,  ���������1 p]sly to.  I.  T.   Ilrcxvster,  Agent, lievelstoke.  ���������llO'l. .Mcl��������� ItltOVVN.  DNlriet Pas-enifi'!'Affoal, N'nneoiivcr. It.C.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  P.OYAL MAIL LIMES.  OIIEAOHiJT -.-outcto the OLD COUNTRY.  AI,I,\X   I,I.VK.  I1 ve-i.v.v. fr ;.i Halll.iv   .VIiiM.oi.M.v, "   Mnutre.il.  DOMINION l.lS'i:  Si'iji-mvn. from Il.ilifav. ..  V.i.v nrvi:i!, froi.t .Mo'itnal  ��������� A 111II I.S  .Sh'.v >  ...April -J.'i  .. .Aiav I  I  vi.-i.  Cabin flu 1111 ���������  t-t L"  HK.WKtl   LINK.  <l'':niii Si. John, N*. U.)  Ivi vino         '( I'l mdii * .   ..,,..  H. H. COURSIER'S.  YAUt  ���������Sjieei.'il !/V.s.si/,e.s.  ."101 Ii May.  . 25X11 May.  .-2������i.ii May.  . 1st.I one.  r!|-.|i..Jime..  J")lh June.'  22nd June.  5J.!.'!.  .April l.i  ..Apiil -"-'  upi.-.iriN.    Inl'.-i'iiiuli.t:c -SKI.  .'.;;i'.it lev.e-l, rates.  I'iis-i-li;,'i'i - li."il.d ru-mi'-rli to all parts of  Ciijl Jli-il.-jni ami I relit nd. mid 111 -pciMiilly low  rali". 10 ,i!' |miI- ..!'! he iCiirnp.'an colli ineiit.  '   Apply 10111 .ii'i'st-,le..i!i-!;iprii'!,iilMay,'tifonl.to  I. T. B:ir;y.'ST22t. Agent, Rcvclstok-j,  O,'   lo   Wii.i.i.v-.1    Sin-r,   (iencf.-il  WiimipCK.  Aj-er-.,  COPYRIGHTS.  CAW T OTITATN   A   VATKXTt     . ���������. ..  Sroinpt. answer anil nn limit's), oiunlon. wilfo lo  IIJNN A.% CO.. who fiiivc liml nenrlyllllv ve.irs*  (itporienec In the imtont. IjiiHiiirsii. OoiiiTiiunici-  tliiiw Htiicil} eoiillili'iiilitl. A II.-.111II100I1 01 Jn-  foiinutlon coit'-riiiliiK I'ali'iilH mill liow to c.li.  t.iln Lhem sent free. Also n catalogue of uicul.iui-  Icnl mid Kcloiitllle liooks cenl, free.   '  I'litents 1,,'ilien tlirunidi J!mm & Co. receive  mieoliil notlcein tlioSi'ieiiljIie AiiK'i'ir.'jn. anil  lima are lirointlit vviilely before the pulilfc wltli-  out coul, to the inventor.' Thin mileiniui paiier.  lusited weekly, elcKiiiitly llhint.ratnd, lias by far 1 Ik,  l.'irne.Ht <!lruuli.tiriii of miy aelenuilu ivork In the  world,   SS.'J 11 your.   Kiiinplo eoiiles rent/rei>  lliillilliw; KillLion, nioiitlilv, tl.W 11 your.   S  copied,-j.? cents, ���������     '  , i..i���������.Mii.v, .T-������.iHi iv your.    SillRll  I'lvery number ooiitiilnii iiemi-  l.lfiil pliilca. In colorn, iiiid pliotiiKiiiplia of new  lioii.sna. with plans, enitbliiiK liullileru to������!iow the  JutKHt ilcrili.'iiH nnd secure contrnotH.   Aiirtr'"is  ituxx k CO--Njiw yo-uc, ���������;������!i '���������"(,,...'.>  OerliScuto of Iniproycingnls.  NO. ICE.  riTifll (��������� :.v-,i ,.'���������; nwr.'iM, CLAIM,  f-ilu-  I      .tie.' ,n ���������'h T.ti'i.' i.-lI-     .Minn ; ."1,1 i .ii.i; .,f  W l>!       K'. .11 !l ���������-.       il-.l,    I.      '.,..!'      .       MM'th-C.-l-l  111,1.. T.-.ili: 1.1.1'arid aho il Iheinih- fnmi lie  .' 11 < 111' 11 nf l.udo en i'l: 1.n tl.t iii-iih lnani.'i.  'i.'alvi in.1 it- Hi.it 1, Ti.n.11,1.. I'li'Ai:.:.'iLuimiii-.-js.  cortiilciiU; No. .".s.i>i-,.. intend, s'sty 'duvs fn.-iii  tlie di>.l 1: .hoiv-d'. to ,'M'I'ly 1" t.'ic. Co'-.t ('oiii-  iiii-i-ioii ��������� r !'or 11 ,.->!|-l iii.-:.:' of iitipi-ovoul.vnU; ;',.r  tin; pill'iii;,--.-...:' uhijiiiiiii^ :\ crown KrilM .jif ;tiiL''  nhrive elaitii. '    ' .  All ! further la!;e iictic.-c 1 li.-il ,iiirvcrsc ������:!iiii;n;  iiiiisL l.o sent lo I he'Cold Coiii!ni--sioner jinfl  iii'ti'oii 1 i,iri,ii'-iii-<-,l Irifor-.it.ii! is-:iaii,.-c of such  ecrti!lcai(!.or iiii]iriivein,;ii!.j.  '      . THOMAS. DOWNS.  1   Hilled tit''-Trout  Lake  C:i..v'this .nth <hiv o������  'Miircli. I'-isi ii      U>VL I  I  ."   I '  1 f     r.  PAGE 4  THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  Kootenay Lodfre  No. 15A.F. &A.M.  . '   *    The, regular meeting  y^j.    i-   ���������^w       nre tie'd in the Mns-  '    p^r"':^>ivC jC\       oiiicTenipJL-.Doiirne'B  ^^^������������������s^^-.z^.'",",'������������������?;. ��������������� .0!,i;h  ..^>*w. v :.--���������>  n. ]���������:  1:1111,1 h in S p. in.  Visit, n-,' lire Mi re n  cold M ll.\  H'l leollled.  MYTIIK. Si:cm.'i'.\isv.  Bros., was   in   town   this   week.     Hi's  house is startini; a  branch   at   Burton  ' City on A now Lake.  The Masonic Bill at Donald last  week was a pronounced sueces-;. Hixfv  couples tooli  the    Hinii;_;iii<l-._nlie<]    til"  REVELSTOKE I������0:>CI\ I. P.O. F., No. 25.  It-'i^iil.tf ineetln^'.s are held  in O.l.ii'ello'.v.,' Hall every  r>"v~. Tiiiirs'l.iy iii^hl  at  cinht,  ... ^~f^, o'clock.   Visiting lirotliers  ���������Z,tQ?.,?-   i-ordi.illy welcomed.  ('. l,IMOI.\l;:v. N'.fl.     K. O. LEWIS. Sr.c.  e.irlv   iMiiriiiiii'.  l.oy,-vl Orange I������oilgo No. 1C53.  It.'ffiil.ir iiici'I in^s aie held in  the Odd Fellows' Mull on the  Kivonil and fourth Wi'dncsday's  of each nioulh ill 7:30''p. in.  Vi-ilinlf brethren iirn cordially  invit.-d.  T. l-TKKH.   .1. 1. WOOIHtOW.  XV.M. I lee. -Secy.  .. '   .. BORN.  Iloi'ffOOi). ���������At Itcvelstoke, April JSth.  the wife of John IJo'p^'oiyl of a  son. ,    '  MA.vwKr.r..���������At lievelstoke, April  23id, the. wife of C. Maxwell, of  .   ft-.>/i;or.s,Pass,'of a daughter.  =���������     ' DIED.  ��������� 'Sto.VK.���������At Rrsve,!stoke, Wednesday,  April 22n<J,. John Stone, in _ the  58th your of his age.      ���������  ������ n  LOCAL .AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  Monday  night  >e   at  light    fan!.ist ic   until  The hall was tastefully  decorated   anil  excellent lefi'cslnueiit s vvero sei ved.  VTe iegret to announce that Mr. B.  Paxron has heen taken ill at Seattle  on his way here, and is in tlie Provi-  dt'iice Hospital there. We linpu to  see liini at Revelstoke shortly, where  doubtless the mountain air will soon  lesion* him to his usual  health.  Iii Memorium.    "  After a short illnes- of lint 1 days,  ltttvelstoke lost one of, its oldest and  best respected cil i/ens in (lie person of  John Stone. On the 17th of (.his month  he took ill wilh a cold., which rapidly  developed into pneumonia. Ki.-heait  lieiti^ weak, was unable to stand the  strain ami be pa-sed away quietly wil.li  a <,'ocid courage on the 22nd. lie .,\vns  conscious up to the la-t recognizing his  many'sympatjielic friends.  Jolm Stone was horn on   Dec. 71 h '"58  in' Sweden and came to   United   Stales  in 'til), where he  remained   for  several  years.    In IS7I, he came to (Jamiila, returning to Sweden in '7.S.     in-.Mav '7iJ.  lie leturiied to the   U. S. with   his son  Albert, and ' finally   followed   the  fortunes of the (J. P. II. till Seplemlier-S."),  when he arrived in Revelstoke.      Here  he built a hotel. I bir  first in   the   town  excepting   the   old   ('bhtmliia    .Ilotinc  since burned down,   and   co'ntini'.ed   in  business  till   his, death.      Kor the   II |  years he was here, ho  conducted   him- !  self with such   unfailing  courtesy  and j  kindness of heatt,    that' be  endeared |  himself lo all   who   knew  him,      This  was most forcibly shovvn'on Friday 'by  the large and repi eseniative number of  citizen." ! hat, a,t tended the. funeral. The  coflin was covered by several  heautiful  wreaths sent by sorrowing friends, ami  fie   jiall-bearers   wcim   Messrs.     ('has.  Abrahainson and (i-eo.   l.aforiiie.   sons-  in-law, John   Abiahainson,    S.    J3all<-  gaard, JI.N. Coursierantl J. I), f-iraham.  Service's   were    cond'.tcted     hv     Rev.  J. A. Wood. ��������� ,      '    '  Mr. Crowly of Vancouver, who was  foi 1") years in Hawaii and who had  lo leave there on account of -Yankee  filibusters was in town Friday. He  speaks very interestingly on Honolulu  and its I'Puplo.  Toin iioi tie's parly got back from  t'ne Canyon Thursday morning. They  put tin* machine and supplies above  and caiue back- for another load, and  went again up river -"line afternoon.  CARD OF THANKS.  ON" HICHAM'' of lay mother and oilier relatives', ] bete to extend our heartfelt thanks  lo all those friends who, duunj^thelalo .sickne.,--  uii irrcpandtl.'lo,, ol our dear lather and heal  of the lainily, contributed hy their generous  deeds of kindness and warm synip.il hy to make  lighter il jimsilili* the burden of our Kfeat  hereaveincnl. K,>r nil that our friends have  done for us during tin's time of uui-fireat (jrief.  we .shall ever hold thyin in cherished anil most  grateful remembrance.  .1. AI.HKKT STONE.  BOARD OF   HEALTH-NOTICE.  ir:  E"V"3������JXiSTOIS:E  (Established'  T.  ajtxojst:  *8  -  - - - Wholesale and Retail Dealers  In Groceries, Dry G-oods, Boots and Shoes, Carpets, Stoves, Hardware, Paints,  Oils, Grlass, Doors, Windows, Miners Supplies.' :  TgHTWe carry the'largest and most complete stock in this section.      ',      ", '  ,    ���������  IJ RANC HKS' at N r:\-V DENVER and nakusp. ' '     -  Th.i attention of householders is 'directed I o the following : '    '  (J) No person shall suM'erthe accumulation upon his premises', or deposit,  or permit the deposit upon any land  licliin^ing to him or under his control  of anything so as to endanger the pub-  1 il ii- health, or shall depositor MilTcr to  he deposited" in,0 upon, or into, any  street, square, lane, by-way, 'wharf,  dock, slip, lake, pond, bank, harbour,  river stream or w.-tU'r, any manure or  other reru.se, or vegetableror animal  matter or fill.li ol'anv. kind.  (2) Between the IStli day of .March  and the 1st day of November, no hog'  shall he kept except in pens seventy  feet, from ;iny house, with doors kept.  fiee front si.Hiding water and regularly  cleansed and disinfected." ���������  (o) All privies must he cleaned out  at'least, twice a year, and, irarba.ire  must not be dumped on river bank' hut-  be removed or burned.  .'   J.  13. Git AH,AM,  Boa id of Health,  " '    (iovt. Agent  Bevel., oke Division. '  (3-ILKIE1I?,   &;  .hii i-HiS.  3  i,  OVVS  ���������Dealers ih-  IM.'CX  Furniture, 'Doors, Sasliesj; Blinds  Agents for Bayniond Se.wing Machine, Manufactureis Life. Tn.surance Societv,  Union   Fire   Insiiranco  OiaiAXs and Pianos.  Co.,   Provincial   Building and Loan As.ssoei.alton,  Produce Merchants . -.-., Revelstoke  ", Consiynjneius .solicited of  Produce, Provisions,  Flour, l:ccd,  Buiteiv Cheese,  I^g^'s, etc., etc.  ��������� Retail  Dealers��������� ,  In   Flour,   J;eecl   and   Vegetables   of all kinds.     All FVtiits in  Season.     Nuts, Candies, Tobacco, Cigars, etc., etc.  BED-ROCK PRICES. GOODS PROMPTLY DELIVERED.  Give us a sample order and you will never go back on us.  At 8   p, m  JiouriVs Hall.  The-������fenial Pete   Arena,   of   Arrowhead, was in town this week.  John Gcnello and wife went through  , 'Runthiy on their way to Nakusp. 0  . A Cuniniings is   contemplating   the.  prection of a dvvolltng liou.se.  J~n.s. MciVlahon lias just, coniplett-rl a  pew waggon"for C. B. Hume, it Co.  Abrahainson Uros. have, just,  got, in  "   alifte'of selecterl cigiirs of best, quality.  Mr. Poupore, of the firm of (icnelle  "it Co., Nakusp,'firriverl in town   Wednesday,',.    "     .       ;'������������������,,  .'Missionary Lundell, of Chicago, held  fSvvodish   'service,   in    the     Methodist  '    church last night, ,  AH-visiting brethcrn arc .invited to  attend the \, O, O, F. " At Homo " on  JVIoiicjuy evening.  J. V. lfumo1 and   Jlrs.    Hume   ar-  , rived from the coast Sunday    lnorning  nnd proceeded to Donald, '?  "John   Hector   has   bought out   the  Madden House at Burton City and   is  going,to run it, a.s a first class hotel.  wJc.Millan    it    Hamilton   are   quite,  pleased, ".vit.h   their   Nakusp   location  ��������� iiiid tiro building a new warehouse.  Tlioro is some   talk   of   a   furniture  factory being   started   here.    Full   information has not yet, been obtained.  '-      Two   plit'ty   sings   came   to    town  Thursday*"' .Much to One   Lung's   disappointment they left again, satno day.  The 'Ikivs'  are   bent   on   recovering  t1i������ cup from Donald and the shooting  .of the whole crowd is away above   the  ���������average. '  .  Two new brick chimneys are being  iiuilt on the government buildings.  AH'-wljo haven't gob ona should   follow  Jim Wood row goes to Kaniloops on  to-day's No. 1, where he will stay for  ���������i-few days, to take a well-earned  holiday.  It is said that Messrs. Black wood  Bros., of Winnipeg, are goiiig to fes-  itablish a braneli of their aerated water  JjusittPss here.  ,    T.    R.    Blackwood:    of ' Black wood  IJros., arrived Sunday morning on', the j  .delayed No. 1 from Oolden   and   Kurt ,  Steele. ,    . .,      ���������    ' j  A slight ripple   of   excitement   was !  , (Occasioned this week by a   report   that j  che llevclstoke .Smelter was to be-   ini- ]  jmediately overhauled. !    B.ev.   Mr.   Yolland   announced   last [ .^ -  '"     *~~  timduy that the new; church of, i-ng- j Butter,   Egg's,    Vegetables,   Hay.  Jana    Milldmir    would    be    open     tor j , <���������> <-j     / e^j 7 \j  services to-n.<.; n.v.'. ! . T~ ���������"--"   -   - - -  ...-���������_ ..,,.;-,-  , ^ '  NoriK'-Payiw   ^i.d    J) is    |iarty     of 1  .i������iip1tHlir-Ls went  through Ui-iv   I'riday. ! /\(, > I'. A I S    I' ( ) K  They wcr* in tlii*   priv.iU-   mw   ^Vood- 1 "  ���������   '-^ock, and bound for Vnno.uv^ | ^     MaCDOIiald  &   CO,,  No poll was necessary   to   olci't.   ,'ii'e |       , '  vvarrie;}-. fiy ihe eiisuiiii; y������.ir. M>yn. .,., i;[m ' ,       Wholesale Grocers  Weils. .John A hi'.ihuijiV'M and    W. .M  P.rown iK-ing the only nominees,  ������'it vital ions have been issued iuv   t)j.  /DildtVllow-, 'At Hoiii';'and I he pri-inisi  /.>i >i i������ost enjoyable   time   is given    by | , ^ \  jthe vrvy <-xc'eliei;t pn.geniime,   oflered. , Ccipit^ll,   S:,oOO,uOO,  The attendance at the i. o. o. t.       Manufacturers of Electric Mining Apparatus,      ;  I.otjomol ives. (,'oal (J11 Iters.  Jb'cipi orating Ih'!!1-,   BoV.uv   I>;:!1-.,  Jtedui-i ioti and '  l.i'���������'!itinir Ai)pa������-;it,tis. J  J\ l\(~������\~T~ f~\ ~"i>^     iOither of J)ir'-''t, Con,-n' or 'J';,i  ,���������   J''i.fc  T. j,''i, Sijjt.ibje. >  IV\\J   I   \s'r\>0    f,,j.  ,Vly   make ol  Fan,  Pump,  lfo;,t. c,i  ('ru-bi-r. I  Klofl rie 11   Tl .11) ilni I'M 1II  of   l-'-i'.'. I'l',   1)V  "'II' Till ���������"���������    I'u l-e  .-  . -fl lil.   -'iC (������������������-S'llllv  Gents 'Furnishings/ Drugs, Fan&y  Goods, Tobaeebes and Cigars..,,  "A thing of beauty;;  wall 'paper.  and a joy forever" i.s'a house  when 'it is papered with artistic  Fullest and freshest'line in town at Gil kcr & \ Veils,  POST OFFICE STORE  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  If you .want,to reach Hie People in the-North Riding of West Kootenay  "������������������''; "    '!   '"_    YOU iSHOULD  "   '''^   '"'���������>' ":li "'������V'"'   ".-��������� CJ  WKoofeii  C   O -Q   O   O   OO   OOOO   O 'O   o .0  Il'V-YOU' WANT  ^r-  1 ���������ffi  THE LEADING TAILOR.  Spring Stock Just Arrived,  ��������� Call Early and Avoid Rash.  SIBBALD  81 PEASE,  Wholesale   Commission Merchants. I  ��������� Revelstoke   Statiocn -   Yoii can get it done at* the "Mail" Of&ce  1 1   ' ^ 1 ' ���������  EQUAL IN STYLE AND AS LOW! PRICE AS IN ANY OFFICE  IN THE PROVINCE.  00000000.00000000000000000000000000000  REVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C.  N STOCK  A Splendid line of Carpets in Brussels, Tapestry  and Wool.   Art Squares in Large Variety  Of Patterns and Sizes,  1 f^IWr A f    A TOMFFTfiM   Is ai,Icti lo ������1".' ct0rkiof L!rc?s iCAods a.nd ���������1>rinlr    AI1 arc  ; LiOl JCiUlAJj    AI IMl IlUll New and Stylish and of the very best quality.  * ���������     Give una call before purchasing elsewhere.  CANADIAN .CENERAL.ELECTRIC CO.  o. E.  (IJAIITKi).  Head Offices, Toronto, Ont. i  Agents for the Celebrated  Ram  Lai's Tea.  E So OO.,  Revelstoke Station  .������o.'j;iJ ,l;,'-s,t Jui^d'.iy u'.'i-. Ainull Inn.  3������;i-|j] j-v, itttii (j-vfti'y linn %*������' 111. sim'iiv  jile.iscil.     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