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Y _  i  Vol. 7���������No. 54  ���������EEVELSTOKE. B. C, AUGUST .10, 1900.  $2.00 a Year.  LEADING   STORE.  J>  Th3 Legislative Assembly  Regular Price $1.35, .1.25, and 90c.  Sale -.-" ���������     i 0tV80c. and 60c.  Regular 75c, l.OO, 1.50, 2.00, & 2.50  Sale        50c,   60c, ,90c/ 1.25, & l.S5.  I1"  L \  [ ���������'  Regular $1.00, 1.50, 2.00.  Sale Price 50c, 900,^1.50.,  ; Don't forget that we keep Buttefiek Patterns,  Late James Gill &'Co.  Belts!  Belts!  Belts!  ladies' Belts "  -A.T���������  Guv Barber.  _THE,JEWELLRR'S  C.P.R. Watch Inspector.  Tte Fred, Robinson  Lumber. Co. limited.  , C8SB53853S  ' On and after this date our prices for  e.ut.firewood will In; as follows :  $1 per cord at Mill  $2    - "      delivered.  Prices Cut for Cash.  Draying and delivering "a specialty.  Teams.always ready at shortest  notice.' Contracts for jobbing  taken.    Agent .for   B* C. Oil Co.  Robert Samson.   y _       ._..,.,, .... ..       -  t *~ V  Get that Water Pipe Fixed.  He'll do it for you.  ?. -  Fred Robinson,Managing Director  Wagons,, Delivery- Rigs,  Buggies,;Etc.,  at :���������  JAS. MCMAHON'S  \ '��������� 1  Blacksmithing and Woodwork  done on short notice. >'  Carriages   Built   to   Order.  ELSTOK  For sewing machine supplies  of all reputable makes apply to  J. W. BENNETT,  'representing The Singer Mftg.  Co., MacKcnzic Ave.  First street near Molsons Bank.  Board by the week $4.50  Meals     - * 25c  Home iiiadij Bread, Cakes and Pies  for sale-. Open day and night. No  Chinese employed.  A.  OOWEY.  Proprietor.  Edison Standard  .... Phonograph  with all the latent improvement-* will  take; and r. produce records, complete  including, Itceoreler, Kopi'oduccr, lini������s  Horn. Sapphire KliaviiiL- Knife. Kitr  TuboH. Cnnicls Hnlr Hmsli, Oil Can, nlno  Oue-linlf doxcu ituc-ord*- and Books of  Instruction.  PRICE   $25.00  ...CHAS J. AMAN...  , In the Railway Committee at Victoria on tiie 3rd. August 1900, 'nil  rampiidment to tlie Dill incorporating  the/Vancouver and New Westminster  Railway,was moved by Mr. Mcliinos.  Tiiis aiiiPiidiiK nt provided that no  person should be, employed in the operation or constructiou of tho Railway  who could not read the Act of Incorporation in a\ European language or  whose nariie was not on the register of  voters or unless he* was a Caucasian or  tin Indian.  This amendment- was of: course intended to exclude Chinese and ��������� Japanese from employment on the Railway.  The amendment was strongly opposed  by' Mr. McPhillips of Victoria and  others. ,      '   '  After a long discussion a vote was  taken and the amendment was declared carried on the following dvii-  sion.  For���������Messrs. Brown, Curtis, Gil-  inotir, Kidd, .Martin, Mclnnes, Oliver,  E. C. Smith and,Stables���������9.  Against���������Messrs. ' Fulton, Garden,  Hunter, Rogers, McPhillips, Mounce,  and Murpliv-���������7. ���������      -" '  It will be noticed that the Opposition voted solidly for the exclusion of  Chinese and Japanese and that every  supporter of'the Government'on the  committee, voted in favoo of these-  people.  This vote is certainly a1 vet-}' instructive one and indicates1 very clearly who  are the strong opponents of Chinese  and Japanese and who are, in spite of  their protestation's to, the���������' contrary;  favorable to these undesirable immigrants. "   .    * , '"   '  In  the  Private Bills  Commit toe on  tlie Gth August the Western-Telegraph  -and   Telephone   Company's   Bill   was;  .further considered.  Tt. was moved by Mr. Smith Curtis  to limit Ihe horrowingepower of I lie  .company' t<i the fair cost price of the  company's corporeal' property! The  vote for, was Brown and Curtis,  against Clifford, A. W." Smith and  Tallow���������Lost.  Mr. "Curtis also moved, to add a  clause wheieby, the government after  the expiration g-f five yeais upon giving one, year's previous notice lias the,  right to purchase, all the property and  franchises of the company at the fail  value of its corporeal property arid  lea ies, togetl er with such bonus (if  any) as it may deem advisable, not exceeding 10 per cent of such fair value.  This*provision carried. "' - ���������  Mr. Curtis also moved that the following clause be inserted:  " No person shall beeiiiplojed by the  company in the construction, erection,  and operation of the. telegraph or telephone lines and plant of the company  who cannot read.this act in a European  language or unless he is,on the last  revised provincial voters'-list or is of  Caucasian or Indian blood."  1 A vote was taken,"Brown and Curtis  voting foi , it and A. W. Smith and  Tallow against it. Chairman Helinc-  ken gave bis vote against,the motion  and it wa< declared lost.  In the Railway Coiiiinitteo a similar  provision wns moved by Mr. Mclnnes  to be inserted in the railway charter  before the committee and a vote was  taken, Messrs. Brown, Cuitis. Kidd,  Martin, Mclnnes, Oliver, Stables and  E. C. Smith-8 for ir and Messrs. Clifford, Fulton, G.nden, McPhillips,  Mounye, Murphy and Rogers���������7 against,  it-  Chairman Pooley who had previously  unnoticed that the policy of the government was in opposition to such a  provision, then claimed his privilege,  under Rule 87 of voting and voted  against the motion making the vote a  tie and by Rule 87 the-motion was  declared lost.  As the motion is aimed at the Chinese and Japanese it is now quite clear  in view of Mr.,'Pooler's specific announcement of I he policy of the government that the latter is going to  object to restrictions upon their employment.  LIBERAL CONVENTION.  r   t   To be Held at Revelstoke on  September 5th.  -   An^ciithusiaslic meeting of the Rev  elstoke, Liberal Association was held on  Tuesday evening last f'srihe purposeof  getting    things   in   shape  for  the   ap  proaching Dominion elections.  Theelection of oilicers was the first  order of , business ,and resulted 'as  follows:���������-  Hon. President--H.  linstock, M. P-  Presidcnt ��������� W. M. Lawicn.-e.  " 1st Vice "��������� A..MoRae.   *,r  ' 2nd "      -������������������W. J. Dickie.  ������Secrstary���������W. Sivage. '   ,  Treasurer���������11. Cook. ���������  Executive Committee���������J. A. Smith,  R. Howson, F. BukeK  with   two   still  to'be elected.  The following   resolution   was   then  unanimousely passed:���������  This association learns with regret of  Mr. Bostock's announced resignation  and having regard to his-valuable and  earnest services in the interests of the  country and of his constituents, viz:���������  in'matters such as the Ciow's Nest  Pass, Rail way, Corbin Charter, Railway  Act Amendments, Railway Belt Land  Regulations,' Fair, approptiations for  Public Woi ks and steady advocacy of  all local tind prominent claims and' to  his own, unquestioned integrity and  personal work, the association ��������� hopes  he will", consider' such decision and  assures him of ;i loyal support should  he again.heconie the Libeial candidate'  for, this Liberal electoral disliict of  Yale-Cariboo. , '  It was also resolved that the' association take immediate' steps towards call-  Tlie Chinese Trouble.  _ i  (Special Lo the M.ui..)'  ' Lon'do.v, -Vug.    10.���������Another tow r |  has been captured   by   tlie allies according to the following despatch received  at "Washington :     " Yang Thie.n, Aug.  G.���������Yan   Tsun' was' occupied  today.  Lieut. Fnmk   R. Long of  the 90th,in-'  fiintry was slightly wounded.    -Casualties about GO   men:       M-.ny   men aro-|  prostrated b'v,heat'and fatigue. -(Sgd).  Hy ChofFee." -' ' '  A news agency despatch from Che'e  lroo dated Sunday, August oth says":  ," A. messenger, from Pekin reported  that the Dow.-iger Empress had sent  four cart loads'of food'to'the legation's'  on July 28th.      .���������" ���������        ' .'    '  The    flooded   country  b-.-yond Pret-  zang   adds   immeasurably to the difli-  progress  till ies  towards  ing a convention for the purpose of  selecting a candidate to contest. 'Yale-  Cariboo in the interests of the Liberal  party in the coining elections.  The executive committee were ("m-  powered-to lake, the necessaiy steps in  this matter and iat a meeting held last-  evening fixed the date of tlie proposed  convention for Sept. 5th.- It was.'also'  resolved that ten delegates be (be basis  of representation frrm etch provincial  electoutl distiict.  FAREWELL RECEPTION , "���������  i      c   ��������������������������� t  Jo Dr. and Miss Paget.���������Presentations  From the. Ladies Talent Society.  A farewell reception lon't place at  the re-adence of Mis.' Spoiling h\>\  evening to Dr. and Miss Paget "by the'  Ladies Talent Society of St. Peter's  ChiU'('h,'Over a hundred, people being  present' A sociable time wa-* sj-ent by  all, the following contributing to the  evening's entertainment:  Mr. Humphreys piano selection; Miss  Spurling and Mr. Humphieys, violin  and piano; songs by Miss Fmsi-r and  Mr. Hearn, and grama phone selections  by Mi. Ed. Tii}lor.  The principal event of  the  evening  was tbe,,pe&ental.ion to Dv. Paget of a  beautiful hall clock with ,Westminster  chimes and a dressing case and to Miss  Pageta  gold   lined  silver Migar  bowl  and cream jug.    in a neat, and appropriate speech Mr. Ile.ir.u made the   | res.  filiations on behalf of tho   Lanies Tal  entSociety  and   Ihe  congregation expressing heart felt   regivt   at their departure and  thanking  I hem   tor their  usefulness to  the  parish .during   tlu-ir  residence here and wishing I hem every  success in their new field of labor.    Dr.  Paget  made  a  suitable  and  touching  reply  on  behalf of  himself and   Miss  Paget and expressed the hope (hat   the  congregation   would  extend  the.  same  assistance lo  his predecessor a*  they  had to him.    Refreshments were served  during the evening.  Dr. Paget leaves next week for Calgary where be has been appointed  Rector of the Church of (he Redeemer.  During his residence here of eighteen  month",,Dr. Paget has made a hosi of  friends not only among his own congregation but in the i ily fit l.-trtre and  bis place in our midst, will .be hard to  fill���������Revel.-tolie's loss however will be  C.Ug.uyV gain.  culty  of Jthe  Pekin.   ���������    -   -  , News   reaches   Shanghai correspondents from Tien Tsin" with ?>t*ireuiehts,  to the effect that the situation at Tien   |  Tsin    is   again "perilous  'owing to" (he,  assemblage  of   Chinese  troops within,  striking distance.    Losses'of the alli.es  in recent operations aie now said to be  Ll30 men,  of which   number the Russians lost,GOO; Japanese   41,0 and British" 120. - ���������   '. ��������� '  During the engagement on Sunday -  which preceeded ' the, occupation of  Pei Tsang by the allies, therRussians  lost 500 killed and ihe British' 50,  Germans and Japs also -lu.st"heavily.-  The road to1- Pekin is supposed to be  open. -   ���������    "        '    -������������������'',     ,     -.,  The Catholic  Journal,,,announces a  new massacre  and disaster to tlie mis-1  sion in south east province, of'.Pecliilli.'-  ft * ���������< i-  Five p.'iest.i ai o.reported killed.      v  The    Austro-Hung.iriaii      legations  with ,the   archives   -were   burned, on/1  Jv.Tli.- *        "       ii t������-\ i.j -      * ���������������  _uue 21,st. .���������., . '       ��������� :   i,���������  Since June,   20th    the uflicials with '  the   French    detachment-  have   been  defending   the   French legation which  was bombarded by cannon and rille  fire. Part of their buildings were  destroved bv mines.        -        ,  Capture Boer Supplies.  (rfiieciiil to TrtK M.ui.,.1  Londok,   Aug.   10.���������Lord   Robeils  reports that General Kitchener w;is in-.'  formed by an   escaped British prisoner  that   General    .Dewet's    wagons   had  crossed    the    vaal,    afterwards   gun-s  were   heard,    which    Lord   , Robe: is  thinks must have   lieen (-leneral Melh  ue.u's as'he directed  him, to take up a  position    between ' Patehefstrom   and  L'piidiquo winch  would    interce.pt   tho  enemy   who   crossed   the   river tit De-.'I  wet's drift.   '  General   Kitchener   is   crossing the  Vaal with'cavalry and  mounted infantry.        ,      _ "  General Hunter repot ts that he has  made 1,140 prisoners in the Bulhleheiii-  IL'U'rismitli district, the , majority of  whom tire en route for Capetown,  Three guns and -1,000 * horses have.  been captured and ten wagon hinds of  provisions and 3 95,000 rounds of ammunition have been destroyed.  Loid Roberts in a despatch says :  " Tlio gai i iiou at Elands'river, *.\]iich  I fear has been capLu-c.d, consisted of  300 bushinen a-id Rhodcsiai-)*. T hud  hoppd that Catriii^ton would Inive  been in time to withdraw the garrison  but it seems that General Dc Larey  learning of Ian Jl.ami!iou:.-s approach  to Rustenbeig.Jiiii j*:ed westwaid and  surrounded the garrison, before Car-  ington a&rivcd.  General Molbuen telegraphs that he  part of Dewet's force'and  diove them off- of a .succession of hills  which they held obstinately. His ca������-���������  unities were, seven killed or wounded  including four olticeis.  engaged  Martin' Beatlie, provincial coiiMnbh;  and reveinii'lax collector.-it Isamioops,  was arre>ted on J'^riday la.-t for tlie  einln-///.leiiieiil. of government funo--.  An examination of his bonks by Vv. J.  (roepel, govet ruiieiii. .-nulitor, sliowed  ;i shortage of SJ.nssni. Btailie Inc  been coimuil led >\ir tri.-d. THE KOOTENAY MAIL  Zbe IRootei m\> flfoail  PUBLISHED SEMI-WEEKLY.   .  V i i  REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  .      , ��������� 13Y���������  15. It. CASH-HULL,  Po'ULISIIKK AND PKOl'i'lElOi:.  Subscription   Price,   $2.00   For   Annum  ADVERTISING    KATES   quol       on   application.  JOB PRINTING of,every kind at most reason  able rut cs antMtliorlcst notice.     . "  ACCOUNTS for job printing or udvcrtisiug  payable on the Jlr.st of every month.  COKKEsi'ONDKNCE on all matters of local  or public interest inviLed and carefully considered. All coiiniiimic.ition-j lo the Editor  must be accompanied by (be name of the  writer, not neccf-.sHrily for publication, 'but  a-> an evidence of good faith.  ' Address    ,  j i  TiiK Kootenay Mail,  "    Revelstoke, r3.C.  Fit T DAY, AUG UST 10, IC00.  Tin-: Liberal Association of Re\ el-  stoke after mature consideration' and  lecognizing the importance of immediate action in view of the proximity  of the .Dominion elections, have issued  I (r  a ciill for a convention of representatives from the variuus provincial elec-  '��������� toral districts in this large and important constituency of Yale.-Cari.boo���������,  the largest and probably ,the most important in the Dominion of Canada���������  for the purpose of selecting a candidate  ��������� to contest this constituency in the  interests of the. Liberal party. It is  the 'general belief, that the elections,  will take place this f fall, but whether  they taho place this fall, or not until  next June, it behooves the Liberals of  ' Yale-Cariboo   to  get into lino at once,  /;   and nominate   a candidate.,     Prompt  action is   more   necessary  in this con-  ; stituency���������because of its magnitude���������  , than in' any other in'the Dominion,  find were a candidate in the field now,  and the elections as far'oft as it is-pos  siblo they could.be', he would not have  any loO'inuch   time to thoroughly can:  "vass the constituency. We, would  urge upon" the Liberal associations of  Yale-Cariboo the necessity of imme-  diatc and united action and ask their  hearty co-operation in the nuttier of  this convention.  The convention has ibeen called at  ' ��������� Revelstoke not because the'Liberals of  Revelstoke think they arc of more  importance! than the Liberals of any  other section of Yale Cai iboo, 'but  because they believe 'Revelstoke is the  most ^central point in the const latency  and by reason of its fii'.st class hotel  r.ccouimodation it i.s in every way fitted  the holding of audi a eoiTventiun, and  in this   opinion   llioy   arc endo  Miss Celia Cross, sister of,, the groom,  and Miss Nellie McClung, daughter of  Rev. Mr. McClung, of Selkirk, Rev'. Jas.  Cross, cousin ��������� of the groom, acted as  best man and Mi'. Herman Cameron the  bride's brother who arrived from, Vancouver to be present at the ceremony,  gave the bride ciway. After the ceremony the guests sat down to a stmip-  tous'wedding supper after which the  bridal party lepaired to the C. P. R.  depot, where, oceans of rice were generously showered over the happy pair.  Dr. and Mrs. Cross will spond their  honeymoon in the east. They go lo  New York via the Great Lakes, and  will be away until September.-���������Free  Press.  The Mail joins iii extending hearty  congiatulations'to the happy couple.  OUR OTTAWA LETTER:  Miserable  Tactics  Employed   by  the  Conservatives.  *      ',      '       ���������  Ottawa, August i:���������Everyone who  has (ravelled in an express train oi by  ot her, mean.-; of rapid locomotion has  experienced the exhilaration of the  movement, and tin-same effect appears  to be1'produced on (he tor'y politicians  by the rapidity with which development and reform is being carried out  in the various departments of public,  policy by the Lainier government, for  they keep shonting'to go faster.  When the postmaster general, for  example announced a substantial reduction in the imperial letter-rates,���������  a reduction by the way, which his predecessor .a few short years before had  declined to be inpracticable,���������the to<y  press commenced, clamouring for fm-  ther reductions in "domestic lates,  which they knew right well would be  accorded as quickly ,as the exigencies  of the revenue would permit. <��������� Wheirit  was proposed' to reduce the postal-  rates on newspaper's, the Lory senate  even went so far as to throw'out the  bill under the plea that it did not go  far enough, though of course no one  was fooled by this pretence.  Marvellous improvements have been  introduced by Mr.'Mulock in the celerity with .which the mails' ars handled,  collected end delivered, particularly in  the larger centres of population, and  the: improvement in the mail service  generally in this respect throughout  tlie country have been immeasurably  greater in the last two- or three year's  'than in the previous two decades: and  yet the tories,, who did not even attempt any, of these things during the  long period in which they had. the  elrince, .are now clamouring for a free  rural mail delivery suniliar in some de-'  gi-ee to the system which is being developed with considerable promise of  success in the republic to the. south. ,  , It i- vi'i-y'pleasant of course to notice  this streaK of useful activity in the opposition for il is a much better expenditure   of   superfluous     energy    than  .,, I j   , | working up  fake  charges against  the  3 i '"overnment and  wasting  the  time'of  sister associations in other, parts of thy j p.u.H.U])C.nL for m;,,-es, nests.    Buttbe'ie  riding who have  urged   llieni   lo  lake j ;s ;l ,--njr c,f insiiu-e-uly in this unwonted  th.' initiative.'      " ' | anxiety for the public weal, for the ex-   ^^  i pei'ience of the past unanimously  goes  ' to chow tli.it while the lory in   oppobi-  Mi:.  llnurr  IJovron-;, our  juesmt ;.liim ;,'Sl .-pim���������iid   hand at, suggesting  vih.it   ,-lu-uld   b-i  done,   the  liberal   in  office is a va>lly greater s-iieccas in act-  iii-Hv doing it.  representative in the   Dominion house,  lms   intimated   that   he   will not ofi'-i  himself   "for,- re election.    , This   i*   a  matter which i������ decplv to be icgreiu-d j     Having rome through an .unusually  '   m     i'������    .    i  i      . ���������     .   i-      I long ami oilier session wilhoutsecuring  a** Mr. JUostocK has oeen a pains taxing l       "  ���������    ��������� - ii .'     "ne  represeutiittvo, loosing, well   atter the  interests of his coir-litueiu.s, and wo  heartily euduf-e the ��������� resolution pa-'w-d  bv the Liberal as.iuei'ition. Tueylnv  cvoning'ahd our earnest hope is -and  we believe the hope of the entire Liberal electoi.ite of -Yale Cariboo- [hnt  Mr. 1'Jos.tock will see ht to reeon'sidcr  his decision and allow his n.mu  come he-fore the convention as ;t can  didate.  CrObvC.'imeron.  i'n.f.   11 a it'  w.i*  ingle   coign   of   advantage,   and  being now within measurable distance  of ,i general eh clion willioul. any   definite policy or even a decent   campaign  cty, il 'i.- not, altogether stir prising I bat.  \ ihe   lory   party   i**-   di-contenled  and  j out of t'-mper.    When a man  lose*.  Ins  \ temper he oft'*iu get-, abusive' a ml   this  jnppcar.s  lo   lie   Ir-ue  of  tie;   polit ici.-ui  j mKii, built individually and collectively,  c, | It   i-.   unfoi (nnal i-   enough,   and   it ' is  i gienlly (o b" f.-ai-r*d   (bat   the  country  1 at large will ������-'uffei'in pre-lige,   and   in  I pei -sonni e-teeni. and in the   esleeni   of  i ol her -, if the approaching i ampaign  i-  ] to be Mill tip-in   the   hue*-   indie. < I *���������< I   a I  ! I lie  iiiili.-il   meeting   in   lid-   pi ivinci  ers daring the ministers who are thus  made the victims of tin outraged'decency to seek their remedy in the  courts, for���������experienced at this sort of  dirt3' work,���������the offenders have been  much too careful to place themselves  within reach of the law. Occasionally  they overstep themselves however,���������  Sir Charles Topper did not lonjr ago,  out west, but when he found himself  corneied he craw-fished out of the hole  into which ��������� he had got himself, by  deliberately and in cold blood repudiating'the newspaper report which he  had previously gloried in and allowed  ,lo go uncorrected..  , Sold Arms to Boers.  Word comes from South   Africa  to,  the. effect   that   two   members   of   tin  second    contingent  (Mounted   Rifles),  under    Col.    Lessard,   named   privat-  Hopkins,   of,  To"(iuto,     and    private  Pearce, of Rnidfind; both foi mer members of   A   Squadron,   Canadian'   Di.-  lt ions, Toronto,'have been.sentenced to  ten years' penal- servii tide,, for   having  sold arms to   H< crs,   which   they   had  previously collected from JJurghers.  Japanese Shut Out.  n'Wheii the house assembled' Tuesday  .afternoon Premier   Dunsmuir   rose   in,  his^ place  immediately   after   prayers)  and stated that he   had   received   the  following telegram:  "Vancouver Aug. 7.  Hon. Premier Dunsmuir,  Victoria:  Yesterday I' received t a cablegram  from my government tbtha effect that  the local authorities were -instructed  on the 30th ult. to prohibit entirely  the emigration of Japs from Japan to  Canada and also to the United States.'  I hope you will announce this to legislature; will confirm by mail.  (Signed) \ ,    .������������������Siumizu."   ���������   ���������  - Needless to state the" reading of this  telegram caused great applause in  the  chamber,   although' no  comment   was  made.  "TARGE AND WELL  _! ��������� SAMPLE ROOMS.  *"^^S- hot air and eleetrii  LIGHTED  Heated by  rie' bells an  light in every room.   Free bus nice 1- id  trains.  REASONABLE  RATES.  Night Grill Piooni in connection for the  convenience of f*:ue.ils arriving and de-  purling by night train-*. Hourly street  cur between hotel and .station.  JOHN V. PERKS PROPRIETOR - ���������. REVELSTOKE, B. G  ' It is'Already Done-   >',   ���������'- ,  i. An opposition humorist"sarkastikly"  suggests that now the Government had  succeeded in giving tho farmer cheap  binder-twine ��������� it -might 'improve its  chances in the country, by cutting down-  the price of coaloil before the elections  came on. As Mr. Fielding remarked in  the house last session: every step taken  by the present Government whether  with respect to legislation or to departmental administration, has been in the  direction of removing restrictions and  lessening the price on' oil. The duty on  imported oil,' which existed under Unit,  government, with icspeet to inspection  of oil, which could only take place  after it had been put in barrels, have  been abolished, this facilitating cheap  "and convenient melhods.of handling  ihe oil. The. number of points at  which oil can be inipoi ted inbulk in  tank cars has been increased. Permission 0 lias been given to 'use tank  waggons. The former regulation forbidding the use of tank ships has-been  repeated thus giving along the line of  water communication the opportunity  to receive oil by cheap' transportation:  When, railway companies 'increased  their freight rates on oil in such a manner as seemed likely to prevent competition in the oil trade, the government on the advice of the railway  commit tee of the" privy council disallowed the'increase and ordered the  restoration of the former rales. In  short every step taken'bv the present  government in rt latiou lo-the oil business has been for the purpose of removing 'burdensome restrictions, reducing the cost of handling the oil and  cheapening the aiticle lo the consumer."  Belleville Paid the Bill.  'ol'liei.iliiig j held ,u   llcs*-|er  :i   few  days  .ago.  clergyman at a   very   pretty wedding hhat  meeting   per.-ounl   ahu  of  In I he call ing out of Ihe To i onto and  lii'llcv. ille vol oi i leers during the (.'rand  'J'lunk --liil.e, of l,s77, when tr.il'lie east  and ivesl of | bi-city was pi .ictically s-us'-  \l | pended for.a couple: of weeks, il was re-  Ibe ! '/arded at ihe time a ������ t he last resort, for  Monday evening, uniting Di. Cioss, of  Revi-|s(ti|..e, ;iud .MNs ('hi istina Drysiuj  ('.'iiiieion, 15. A: daughter nf Mr. .tin!  Mis. .).' \V. C.imei'oi*, Nen'n slrccl. The  wedding was a quiet one, only the im-  m-dialc relalives, nod a few l'i iends  of t!i" yr.ung people being jnesenl.  Di'. (.'rfis-i i������ Lbe moii of .Mr-. Win. Cio'-.-i  eoiistilling master' ni'-cliiiiiic of the ('.  P. R and is l.iie (J. P. If. "iii-gooM at  R.-vr'Nidki'. ,'MisS (Janierou is one of  Winnipeg's lno-il popul.ii'young ladies  ai:l on (his au-'picious otcasiiai she  lo.iked charming in n la coming  travelling co-jluuie. She way nashlt'd by  iiio-I oifensive kind was hurled at [ keeping the line open, and (lie convey-  mini-lers of the (Jrown, ami while (hcj ing of Ifer M.ije^lie's mails Miami from  spe.ikeis ui'ii: pa rl ictil.i i ly ea n ful lo "i poiiili ea->t and w'e.-t of (bis city. The  make no deliuite chargi-.s but simply to | oi-il tei- cost (.be cily ol Uclleville for t he  deal winh generalities and mi-era ble j set vices of I bf.-v volunteers a sum ex-  iij'.inuatiorii to wliit'll it h irnj>ossil������|e | ceeding $1,IKK), it being held thai, ihe  Lo nail Them, th" dirty   and   despicable j muriicipah'l y of f Jell villi- w,'i-,i'('.s*pou.s!ble  n ie I hods adopted weie the more a( tenth m In him either here in Oit/iw.i or in  any ol her twigbbm hoofl in vvbich he i-.  known, but the parly thai finds i< ncc*  ("iSili-y (il'CVi'li "Xpedielil, Lo lisi' such  foul weapons mini, recognize the in  hei-eiit weakness- of (heir cause, f|, j.,  uimjsiug lo hear'jcjiue of tin lory  p,ip-  for lb" <���������.<  (ll"|>>foi'e  (hereof.  ling ou!   of  I be   militia   and,  should   bear    the    expen-e  J.  W. CI {OSS, M. D.  Hinrriico.v to TriK c p. i:.. city irrc.w/rn  Otw'TClilH.  Oilier: Ttijlor IJlouk, JLickciiriii: Aviiiiut-  ABRAHAMSQN.BROS.'  ,    PROF'S. - .  Newly built. 'Firsl-class  in every ��������� respect. 'All  niodei ii com cnienu s.  I aige sample n < ins.     Fii <-  pi oof   safe.   .   Fi c(>. 'bus  '    nie.ets all 11 .tins.  Und  er fame u:.".r.,':iri.iii'eii':  QUEEN'S HOTEL,  THOUT LAKC CiTY  Q-OOO (>0<)-<>OH><><><H>O<><K><><>^^  $1 PER DAY: ���������^~m>  Newly Built. *  Lighted by Electricity  Throughout.  *4*  Best Brands of  ��������� .Wines,,Liquors and  Cigarsl  R. OALEY, PROP'R:  t '        ' ���������'  J: A. Stone,- Proprietor,  Rates, $r per day.  Electric lighted, furnace heated  Newly built'and furnished. . . .  Finest and  best' supplied   bar1  .'in the city  ���������   ���������   i   ���������  Cor. Front and Benson Streets, Revelstoke, B. C.  Furniture and Undertaking,   ,  Repairing & Upholstering, Done  Warehouse in connection for storage of faniily anil ol her"l'urnil tire,  trunks, etc., at monthly or other rules. Agents for Raymond Sewing Machine. - \     . ,  Established 1836. , ��������� Incorporated 1895.  McLennan, Meely & Company, Limited,  .      Dawson, Y. T.   ,   Vancouver, B, 0.  IMl-OHTKItS ANI) JOUHKllS OK     -  HAEDWAEE*  ,  Iron,   (Steel,   Class,   Paints,    Oils,    Metals,   Stoves,   Tinware,   Guns, etc., etc  WE MAKE A SPECIALTY- OF  SUPPLIES for Mines, Mills, Dlacksmiths  Hail roads, Contractors, Lumbermen, etc.    Agents for : ���������- ���������  (J inn I Powder Co.      Fairbanks Scnles.      Uen noil's' Eiifrli.-li Fuse.      Majestic  3teel It*uige������.      Canton Mining Steel.      Spooner's Copperine.  Registered Trademark  "Sunset."  ^s=aa.vsirj'Asx!tijifjixaeiea  THE B. C. ASSAY, AND CHEMICAL SUPPLY CO; (LIMITED).  (Late MaeFnrlane & Co.)  VANCOUVER,    B. C.  a rices, ol.c.  CJaialngiio and full parLiciiiat-w senl qp aiiplicat ion.  MOLSONI  IIICAO OI-TIClv  .Incorpoi-.ited by act of Pailiament lS.w.  MONTRI-AI.  W.m. Mdi.son .M.vofiniitSfiN. Pres.       S. H. Ewixg, Vice-Pies.  .Ja.mks Er,L.roT, General Manager  paid up capital    '  ^ - -    .'��������� -$2,170,000  uksi������:kvi-:   . -        -      1,850,000.  *,'(.-in'i-itl b.inldii-,' liiisiness Lr.'Uiwicte.l.   Iiitci'uist allowed on deposils ;it eiirrent r;itcs.  J. D. MOLSON, Manager,  REVELSTOKE, B. 0.  Now  There cfiiii"e-i n I iiue now and then when every sji-nJli-m.'in fpels (he need of .'Hi  escepl lonaliy .--I vli'-h and weil-pUI.-l.ogelher suit.of elot lies. The occasion  may be n wcddiinr. a ret'eplion, a journey or ."nine olher imporlant  fuiie.fjon. Tiial is (he lime to avoid a chance lit. That, is the time  above all others, lo give the order to me.  -,;: RJ S. WILSON, The Tailor. THE KOOTENAY MAIL.
TELL HIM.SO.
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If you liaie a word of eiliecr
' Tliat may li^lit tlie pathway drear
Of a brother pilgtim here,
Let him know. ,  '
Show him vou'appiecialc
What he docs, and do not wait
Till the heavy hand of fate
I.njs him low.
If your heart'.contains a thought
That would brighter make his lot,
Then, I beg jou, hide it not;
Tell him so.
Life is hard enough at best,
But the lote that is expressed
Hakes it seem a pathway blest
To our feet;
And the troubles that we sli*r��
Seem the easier (o hear.
Smile upon jour neighbor's cara
As you srect.'    ', ' ,
Hough and stony are our ways, ,
Jldrk and dreary arc our (lavs,
But anollici's love and praise
Makes them sweet.
Wait not (ill your fiiend is di-ad
Lro your compliments Are said,
Tor the spiiil tliul lias fled,
If it know,' ,
Dom not lived to speed it on
Our poor pr.ii-e; v. In re it lus gone
Love'-1 ("trinsl, golden dawn
Is a^lovv, .'"i , '
r Hut, nn'.o our hroiliT Iicie
That pud pi .-list* is very dear.
If j on" v o -Miywoi-.l of cheer,   r
Tcll liim so.    ' <
'���Denver News.
I KILLING HIS MAN,
BY M. QUAD.
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<��-      Copyright, 1900, by C. B. Lewis,
,,    "Have I ever killed a man?"-       '    ,
Of a sudden, as he lay dozing on,his
<*��� bed in camp one day, Private Hollins
asked  this  question   of  himself. , He
' ,  had been in battle and 'skirmish.    He
'   had fired away..'liis 40 rounds and tired
to kill, but,as, he began to recall all
his battles be1 could not remember that
,     lie had ever laid an enemy so near and
so fairly before him that his bullet had
surely done the work.   There were few
.   soldiers   who   lioasted   of  taking  life.
There   were   sharpshooters   who,,,'had
brought down a dozen  men. but they
never talked about it.    Men were pro-
.   moted   for   desperate   fighting,   which
-  |sometime:- meant killing single handed,
but they were proud only of the promotion.,,   It   was   a   curious   question
.     Private Hollins asked of himself, and
it'led to strange resells.' He was not
a bloodthirsty'man. and yet as he lay
- thinking the idea came to him that he
bad not done himself,'justice as a soldier. " He had not killed a man. When
the'war was over and he had returned
home, lie would be asked-the question."
His friends and neighbors, wouldn't be
^satisfied with his record of buttles, but
would sweep it aside and sny:
"Yes; we know you Were hi five or
six battles and that yoti-firod. hundreds'
of bullets at the enemy, but eati<*you
truthfully say you ever brought a man
down?"'        ' '     ���
lie couldn't say it', and lie felt that
he would lose caste. This feeling
brought a sudden resolve. It was a
resolve that startled him at first, but
the more he thought of it the more determined he was to carry it out.* Ile-
' would kill a man: he would do it next
time he went on picket. There were
no orders against firing. It wns by
t��ci.t agreement among the pickets that
they refrained. If lie brought one of
the enemy down, lie would not be reproved even if not praised.* He would
not boast of the kill to his comrades,
but when lie reached, home and fanners and,their wives and sons sat listening to his-stories of war he could
answer the question they would be
' sure to put, and answer lu the affirmative. It was a fortnight before Private Hollins was detailed for' picket
duty. He was not impatient. He was
willing that time should pass, but
when the opportunity came he would
kill a mnn. He uever wavered in this
resolution.
"This Is your post, Hollins," said the
corporal as he left him one afternoon
nl the edge of a wood under a large
-oak. "We don't know exactly where
the enemy's picket is. hut It's somewhere uround that log house. However, if you don't get too fresh unci.,go
- to walking around, in the open lie won't
bother you. There hasn't been a shot
fired along here for two weeks. If you
go In for roasted acorns, don't make
much of a fire."
"Today I shall kill a -man," snid
Private Hollins as he was left alouc,
and he began his preparations at once.
At long rille shot, away across an old
cotlonfield, was a log house with a
few fruit trees standing about it. One
might he sure the farmer was off to
war nnd that wife and children, if they
bud not abandoned the place, were
having a miserable existence. Hollins
crept down to the frluge of bushes on
,hls side of the Geld and peered and
watched nnd waited like an Apache in
ambush. For an hour be saw nothing.
Then a gaunt, ill used dog came among
the trees and trotted about in the open
, hi a sneaking, furtive way. If the dog
was there, the house must be inhabited. He had just come to thi.**? conclu-
���ion when he caught sight of a figure
anions the trees.   It was between the
(Douse and the hushes, where he believed the enemy's picket was lying.
It must be the-pick''! on bis way to
'and from the well. Perhaps be li.-.d
gone'to the bouse to light Ii:s 'pipe or
buil his coffee. There was a gli:n;i>-'
and it wr.s gone. Another glimp.-e. another biding! and then (be figure was
fair to view. It was a long shot, but
a pretty fair target, and without an
instant's hesitation lie drew up bis gun
and fired. When lie looked over the
smoke, the figure was gone.- ���
"But I know I hit liim, and he's lying dead on the grass," said the soldier
ns' he reloaded his gun. "Now 1 can
(ell (hem at homo that I killed -a man.
Mighty long shot, but I dropped him
for sure."
'  The dog wns still in the' open.    A��
the   shot   rang   out, he   looked   b.-wk
nmon~ the trees.  ��� A.tt the echoes died
a.wny he turned his head lownrd II"!
lins and howled dismally.,,  A mirucat
later and  the  tigure  of a  ymiug girl
appeiired'- beside   the   dog.'    Kin/   was
bareheaded,   barefooted  and  not   ovrr
8 years old.    Hesitating for only a mo-,
merit, she began a Jvaneing across i'.io ���
field.    -The, smoke   from   the sol.r.ei's
muskethad located him.    The , dog, followed at her heels, head and tail down,
and with surprise Hollins watched tl.e-
giii's approach. ,  It  took her live minutes   to. cross   the   field.      She   came
straight at-him as Ire *\otu) up among
the bushes, iind when she readied hhri
she extended'her hand and clasped his
and said: .   '
''Come along, you!" ���
He rested bis musket against a log
and permitted her to lead him out iuto
the open and across the field.'  He did
not inquire why she had come.   lie did
not ask where she 'was leading liim.
Xo't a question passed his lips,' nor did
she speak further.   Straight across the
field to the trees among which his victim i had stood, but long before he got
there he saw a form on the grass.   By
and by they were close up to it, and
the girl let go of his hand and pointed
and said:    u ���    '
, "You shot main!"   . '
r It \vasn|t,a ninn lying dead on the
grass, soldier or farmer, but a woman.
The soldier rubbed his eyes and looked
around-In a dazed, way".' -A hoy" of 10
and h girl of 5 came out of the house
nnd stood there and looked from the
soldier tto the dead womaii and back.
They spoke- no word; they shed no
tears. It was true that the enemy's picket post was in the bushes a few rods
away. The man ,on post came'out of
his hiding. He came walking slowly
down, and when he had reached the
body there was a gasp In- his throat.
He looked around upon the children,
looked up at the blue sky ns If speaking to God'.and,'with a groati, turned
his bnck on the place and returned to
his post. ���
"Well?" queried Hollins of tho children ns they continued to stare at him.
They simply pointed to the mother
lying dead-and.uttered no word. The
soldier 'tried to speak again, but lie
could not. With face whiter than the
one on the grass, with quivering chlu
and blinded eyes, he' made his way
slowly across the old Held to his post.
As he lurched and staggered he, heard
the" dog howl again, but no one tired
upon him. no one called to him. When
he reached his post, he snt down ou
the ground1 and covered bis face with
his hands and.groaned. An hour later
the corporal came with the relief. Hollins was lying on the ground with arms
extended.
"Sny. boys," snid the corporal, ns he
bent over the body, "I'll be hanged if
Dan hain't gone and killed himself
with his own musket! Who'd' ever
have thought it of him!"
Up there among the trees, standing
about with the awe of death upon
them, the children bad heard the shot,
and ns they looked at each other the
girl hnd whispered:
"Mebbe he's dead too.'"
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at the rehearsals of the play they are
seeing performed, to have consulted
with the manager, to have chatted
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made a close study of the entire work
ou which his "brigade" Is (o be engaged. He Is the spring of the claque.
The men under his orders, scattered
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are merely parts of the machinery, rind
they would no more think of applauding on their own account than they
would think of flying.
Once upon a time there was a daring
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profession���he was immediately relieved of his fauteuil for breach of discipline���hardly entities him to the honor
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scene in the whole play. Ills sense of
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of taste among the claque, made tlie
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T43.��'.Tui���j^fc.'UI^L.i*-.^ *?rW,S2�� jT3J*1 :. ." t'  THE KOOTEKAY MAIL  9  $  9.  I  I  9.  I  #  ������.  /(<���������  9.  $  9.  I  .9.  s  S>  "At'  9.  ^-.!*^f������^a^&^&^to^&^S4^.:*^s.>4  Photographic  Supplies  We have just opened a  shipment of  Cameras,  I'  ������  :))  if  !  .   Chemicals, $  plates, films and everything re- $  quired for the amateur photo- 9.  graphs.     Call   and   see     them. ������'  Kodaks,  China and willin all probability travel  over the C. P. R.  ,W. G. Birney returned from 'Golden  last night.  Pure lime juice of very best quality  makes ;i wholesome and cool drink, at  Canada Drue; Book <fc Co. ' ���������  Anothei slice of the Columbia River  bank has been washed away, and nothing is seemingly being done to remedy  this grievance.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Rev,  tff   Everything new and up to date ������  9. . at the ' "       * 9  ������ ��������� " ������  9.  $  9.  k  Revelstoke Station.   ��������� 9.  #��������� .      . " if  ������ 9  CanadaDrug&BoojkCo |  All. Gregg,' w,ho preached in the  Presbyterian Church last Sundav   will  v5      *  occupy   the  pulpit again  the  coming  Snndav.  You can get everything required in  school supplies such as slates copy  books, sciibbleis pencils the latest editions of renders tit the Canada Drug &  Book Co.  BORN.  Horn���������At Revelstoke, B. C, on Tues-  ��������� day'August 7th,' the wife of Mr.  " Thomas Horn of a daughter.  DIED.  BuivKH���������At    Revelstoke,   B.   C.,'   on  ' Thursday August Oth, the infant son  of Fayette and Agnes Buker, aged 44  months.  ��������� Much-sympathy is expressed for Mr.  and Mrs. Bukcr in the' loss of their  child, , who'died last evening after a  short illness. The funeral will probably take place to-morrow.  D. M. Garley, proprietor and editor  of the Nelson Economist, came up from  the south Wednesday night oil his way  to (he coast: '-Dave"-is looking for the  federal elections this fall.'���������, '        ������  LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  There will be a congregational meeting of St. Andrew's Presbyterian  church on Tuesday evening next at 8  o'clock for the purpose of moderating  a call to a minister.   ,  notici:.  Hard pan Mineral Claim, situate in the Itevol-  stoke Mining Division of West Kootenay.  "Where located, on Carnes Creek.  Take notice that T. J. M. Kellic, free miner'-'  cei'tifieatc No. K. J.w97. intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the  above claim.  And further take notice* that action, under  .section 37, nuisfc be commenced before the  issuance of such ccrtiticate of improvements.  Dated this* 28th day of July. 1!)(W. ��������� '  .1. M. KKLLIK.  TENDERS  WANTED.  Tenders are hereby called for the  construction of an addition to the  Catholic-'Church at Revelstoke. Tenders to include material and all manner  of labor, or each seperately. .Plans,  ^specifications and bill of, quantities to  be seen at the Church August 10th,  11th, and 13th.   '  An accepted cheque, covering .5 per  cent of amount of tender, made payable to order of, Rev. H. A.Thayer,  Trustee, to ' accompany said tender,  also the names of two sureties, to the  amount of $200 each.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.. ���������    , ���������  |    Goods at Your Own Price.    *  rife  -<*fl  ------������������������-F-si^^-- ^y  Ice Cream Freezers, Refrigerators, Water Cooler and Water  ffrj  Filters,-Screen Doors and Windows/Lawn Sprinklers,,Coal   M  " iv ��������� ���������*irP  m  4f 25 Per Cent Reduction on  <$>'  Oil Stoves.'  All First Quality Goods.     Make a Note Of It.  ..     W.   M.   LAWRENCE,  HARDWARE       r       STOVES       -       TINWARE.  If  ' According to the New Westminster  Columbian in view of an early geneial  Dominion election the conservatives  of this province will hoid another convention iu that ,city on Thursday,  August HOth.      '   ���������  H. A., Pei ley has  returned  from  visit to Calgary.  Public- school  August 18th.'   ,  re-opens  on   Monday  Key. Dr. Paget returned Wednesday  evening from a visit to Calgary.      ..  ���������  -    Geo. F. Motion, ot Nelson, was registered at the Revelstoke Wednesday.1  Mr. John Lawsoii returned1 Wednesday evening from a trip to Kaslo.  ^ J,.,B. Cressman is about to put in a  stock of getiLs furnishings. The stock is  now bete and will be openetV out in a'  fe,\v days; as soon as the necessary (improvements for the placing of the goods  have been made to bis store.'  ��������� The union''Sunday school, picnic of  tlie Methodist and Presbyterian  Churches which was to have taken  place yesterday had to be again postponed, on'accounI of the inclemency of  the'wcathei, and is  being held to-day.  For Sale  Our livery and freighting business  with stage line and cmail contract in  connection, including 45 ��������� head of  horses, harness,-saddles, stages, freight  wagons and ore sleigh's.   ' -.  '   Any,part of above sold   to suit pur7,  chaser.    For particulars'apply to "  CRAIG and HILLMAN,  . Thomson's Landing, B. C  Kootenay Lodge  No. 15 A.F. & A.M.  GREAT CLEARING SALE AT COST PRICE  ..  ,   > FOR CASH ONLY >   '*   ���������   .  .Flour, Wheat, Shorts, Bran, ��������� '���������   ' ��������� "  ,' ���������;   ,'*   Family Groceries & Farm Produce, a  o-i f ������'"-"-������-'������;=-.'. WTK-.-J.>-:������������������������������������������������������������_ m r  \  Savage Bros., Second Street,  i  * -.The regular meetings  .are held in the Masonic Tenfple. Rouriic  Hall, on the third  .Monday in each  month nt S p., in.  Visiting brethren  cordially welcomed.'  PRATT Secretary.  Tenders are being called for no addition to the  Catholic   Church.    ,  M. J. O'Brien, of the Acme Soda  W.atet Works! left We.dn'esdny-ni^ht'  on a visit to Vernon.  -Canada has been awarded the Grand  Pr-i'/.e at Paris for cheese, butter and  egs;s in cold storage.  Mr. Francis,,.representative of the  .Vancouver News-Advertiser, spent a  few days in-thecity thjs week.  The following visitors from Revelstoke vvt-i-e recently guests tit The  Halcyon Hot Springs Sanitarium,  Arrow Lake : ' R. Malcolm, Mrs. Moi-  r"t>, L. IL Bucke, C.R., IL Manning, F.  C. .Manning, C. P.' Ross, Win. M,  Brown, and Mr. and Mrs. P. Lamont,  Nelson.  REVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F.VNo. 25.  Js^Lor: Regular meetings nre held  l .   -ifci. i, .   jn Qcitifellows* Hall every  Thursday'night at eight  o'clock. Visiting brothers  cordially welcomed.  EDWARDS. N.G. "���������    J.' A. STONE, Sec  SELKIRK LODGE, NO. 12, I. O. O. F.   .^^    ,    Meets evenr Tuesday  ifs^       /^-SS^    evening in Oddfellows  W)        (17^%.T-Tall ' "    "  SsJ'aially  "tend. ��������� '   i  B. BANBURY, N. G. ���������    .    "W. MATHIE, Sec  AYN  FIRE & .life; insurance -AGENTS,'  ,.'; ���������^sb^^NOTARIES PUBLIC, ETGJ  .      FIRST   STREET,''   REVELSTOKE,  DRESS   WELL���������-iEsk,-     ~~  .        ������     ���������    Lord Chesterfield,was undoubtedly'., right  wlicn^ he dec-hired hi>]  , belief that most people fornicd.soiiio opinion of a man's sense anel  ���������   ,      charactei; from his dress.    Tlie inclination to'dross well is siiow.J  ' by   the   number  who come hero to be clothed.    Thev-come hertf  . - 0     because .if our ability-lo give them  tlie   conect  and "��������� proper "ar'  . n.ents.   .They .get   the   best qualities ;��������� the  best ti-iiiniiin.rs-"iw  best work; the best fit that's to bh had.    They get exclusivenes'  J".    23.  McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke.      , at    t5    o'clock.  .Visiting brethren cor-  invitcel  to at-  Armenian lassaer-e.  . Al. Penzer. the genial C- P. It. conductor1 from Kainloops, spent. .Wednesday in.town "to see the boys.'"  Excellent chance to get a boys own  or girls own anuual for only Sl-t'-J, just  a few left at Canada Drug & Book Co.  Furnished  rooms  in  let.  ,J. C."   Hutchison,   opposite.  Army barracks.  Apply  to  Sal v;iLi or i  iSpccial to The Mail.  LonixjN, Aug.' " ] 0.  from  Ad vices  Ditlisj Asiatic Turkey, says that 200  men, women and children have been  massacred in an Armenian village,  SpHgh-ir,k, in the district of Sassun by  troops and Kurds under Ali Pasha,  Commandant at .JBitlis. He ordered  tlie village to be burned.  COURT MT. BEGBIE  I. O. F, No. 3461.  Meets in the Oddfellows  Hall on the seconcl 'and  fourth Mondays of; each*  month.   Visiting Broth"-'  invited ,to attend.  ren  R. AT KIN'S,  C. R. ���������  C. W. MITCHELL,  'It. S.  A..  h: holdich  L. 11. Duck has received no instructions'yet to proceed with the survey of  the proposed Dig Fiend wagon road.  Bishop Dart of  will preach in St.  .Stindav week.  Xew   Wcalmilister  Peter's  Church   on  Taylor and ffeorge are oil'erin'  gains in men's >hirts, -tr.iw Jiats  bovs' tilouses.  bar-  and  Miss Marian Adair returned Thur.���������  day morning frenu a visit In Mrs. Little  at. Kamloop*-. <-  Special Council Meeting.  At a:special meeting of thecitycouncil  held on'Tuesday evening to consider  the purchase of the Ilevelstoke Water  Light anil Puvver Co.'s plant, tho city  clerk' was instructed to write-ihe com  pany asking them to quote their lowest  figure for the entire plant and also-for  tiid water works plant alone.  A c.'iiiiiiiniiic.itiofi wits read from  Principal Sulli"-ati risking the council  io grant bin ������������������*--] ���������") per month additional  siihiry. The council replied that it had  no authority to augment the ,sahuy  iii\en by the government.  Mr. and .Mr.-. L������e, ol  dly of Revelstoke, arc  day-i in t hcrit v, gue.-t--  Nels.in. I'm ni-  .-pcnding <i ,fcw  at the   U.-nti.il  ANALYTICAL CIIKJIIST AND  ASSAYEtl.  Royal School o1 Mines Ijondon.  Seven years at, Mor'a Works, Swansea.  Seventeen years Chief Chemist to Wigan  Coal and Iron Co., Eng.  Late Chcmisu and As--ayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Every description of au.iity jjlihI ��������� analylical  work undertaken.' . -.  0)nims examined and reported upon.   ,  REVELSTOKE, li. C. ,     ' 1  T_TARVEY���������& McCAIlTEIt  nAriRrSTirus, solicitous, istc:  Oi-'i-'rcES :. Molso.v-:   Ba.nmc   Block,   Ricv'kl-  S'l'OKl-.,  B. ('.  Aionoy lo loan. <  OHlcc.-: Kevcl.-toke. H. C: Eort Steele, B. 0.  OKO. S. MctlAICICK, .1. A. If-VllVKV,  ltevel.-r.okc, l>. C. KorL Steele, li. C.  Our Assortment of    ���������,'  CARPETS,   *       ���������  LINOLEUMSr  STRAW MATTING:  WALLPAPERS,  DRAPERY GOODS,  Etc., is the Largestin thfe West.  i if  Samples Free on Request.  r������.'       v* .  S;*- Victoria, B.CJ  VANCOUVER.  RATES   $2.50 "PER    DAY.  REVELSTOKE  WAH   CHANG,  dealer' i>- '    .  Fancy Goods, Japanese and  Chinese ��������� Novelties   and   Silk  Goods, Bamboo Work, Ruttan  Chairs, and Crockery VVai'e,  AL8()   "  Fruits and Confectionery.  Your Pocket-book  rnay be Ioav btiL nobody sees iI, buj  ,u your clothes arc shabby that  settles 11, nobody vvn nIs !o know yon*  Ludiesoi' Gents Tailor Made Clolliel  repiurod and cleaned in good style*  Call or .send post card; , /  Samuel���������Needham, Douglas StJ  Established 13 years.  Strictly Union Labor Shop.  u  , less' -  is next to Godliness.'  If  scavenge il  Excursion to Comaplix and Halcyon.  KOI J  ~ Dv. Pagel will preach his farewell  bermcniri St. Peter's Church nexl .Sunday evening.  p.i 11 v  Man"-  Kalc\ou  Frcil   IJohinsoii    fvjinber Corn-  will   treat   tho   li'jvel.stoke Citv  o an excursion 'to Comaplix and  ing on to morrow  for Airov/head they  the Company's -steam-  Lea'  train  emliark tlie.rn on  J. I). Praser, C. P. It. Irai.i de.-  ptitcher returned from the coast yesterday whore he has been spending bis  vacation.  er " Archer;" which ban been riewlv  foi Comaplix, where (hey  joined by a picnic party.  C'onifiplix they .proceed U>  Ff ot Springs where (hey  day   returning   in  the even-  The   first   battalion   of    Ihe     FJIack  Watch has? been oidcicd to proceed  lo  refitted,  will    ho  Lc.Lv ing  I L-i ley on  spfjiid thf  ing.     iSuruhiy   will   he spent at Coma  plix and the   hand will letuni to Hcv  I'lbiokt: fiuiidiiy eu'iiiugi  meL-y- GIVE US ATRIAL  F.   BUKBR,   Proprietor.  Phone   43,  Opposite the Post Office,  Front St. Revelstoke, B.C.  BAlffiR & ASJMOFT,  Dominion and Provincial  Land Surveyors,  MINXNG ENGINEERS,  Surveyors of Mines, Mineral Claims and Crown  Laifd.-',    -,  VANCOUVER/  B.:'c., ...  you   want your  work done  in a'clean anc  economical    way   send   ;  card to  FRANK SAUNDERS,  Revelstoke Station  TCATE OK IMPROVEMENTS.  Noricr.  Alice, Alice I'i'.ictinn, Boii.'iiixa ICin-,'. Crownf  I'oint, Oloncestei', Last Chance mineral!  cliiinis. situnLed in the Revelstoke Minintrl  Division of Wnst Kootenay District. WhereI  located :   On Ground Hog Basin.  . Take notice that I-, William A. Bauer, agent S  tori). II. Wilson, free miner's certificate No. BJ  1478:i. t I'iink Yountj, free miner's certiflate No.  liilib.1, J. H. Jloiiri!. free miner's certificate No.  B ioOld. intend, sixty days from the date hereof, ,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certin--1  catc of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grnntof the above claims.  And further take notice that action; under!  section 37,   must  be 'commenced   before  tho  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this ltth day of June, 1000.  WILLIAM A. BAUER.  MERGIAL PRINTING A SPECIALTY.   ^.-W-fitfr

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