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Array rrovi������������i*l'Library   '  -)  <  -mVe ,;  WI  AY'2-1905  u ��������� . v<i  .   ''If'"*.*-. r-M (������.. V  Vol. 12.���������No. 5  REVELSTOKE, B. C, APRIL 29., l'90o  $2.00 Per Year.  We carry ,the largest stock of Dry ,Goods in the  Kootenays.  TEACHERS INSTITUTE  i *    i'  Gleanings from'lhe Best European Markets,, ,  as well as from our Canadian manufacturers.'  ,'      ,        -        ,    '       '.,<���������,,    -   Our 25'Per .Cent.,Cash Discbunt Sale   :  'on all Winter Dress Goods is still on.   .Only  a" few days longer. "���������' '��������� , *    ���������  '   ' , <i "_ ���������        2   J r' <       '  -- 'Gent's Furnishings   sJ ;;  Of British  Columbia  Holds Three Days'Session in the Drill  '   " Hall at Revelstoke; -    \ ������   ' -   "  ,  Our New Spring Hats have arrived.   u Ay  beautifi.i!;range in all   the "latest  styles  and  colors to choose from:,    Try our. celebrated  'Snowflake'Featherweight Hard Hat. " ,".  Shirts.  The veiy latest"in "Soft'Front'Shirts-'in  'New and Neat Patterns. ���������/ See our'window.  Dress Making* Department  V.r^Jow on .the ground floor under management ^r ,  :, , of Miss Gough. * Satisfaction" gfiaranteed.  A  ZaBSSEBEBSE&SS.  e  LOTHES DO NOT  make ��������� the' man  but they often  proclaim the  man."    "-  It is nn uiideistoucl   tiling  Hint we  make nin.-cl\es nc-  ceptable lo tlie jicf>p!c ubout  us in our iipiieiu.uico.   Good  clothes (inly   cun attain this  end.     Wc sell clothes for the  highest class wholesale tailors  in the e.i&tei n  cities. " These  i      i     ���������  nre not cheup  poorly  gotten  \\\i leady niade'o, but the highest, standard  of mt   in good.  v clothes.      Wc   only   wait   a  chance to lit you.  0 M E  The, eighth  annual  meeting of  the  British Columbia Institute was opened  at tlie Drill Hall on Tuesday, and was  the most successful  yet held  by the  Institute.'   iThc Drill Hall formed an  ideal.place   for'the  meetingi with its  splendid lighting and superior facilities'  for   exhibiting-'the samples  of, work-  done in the schools."   Rossland,, Ncl-  son and Revelstoke weie the principal  exhibitors.,    The' Rossland 'exhibit  was e&sentially one of general  school  work most creditable to teachers'and  pupils.-' Nelson's exhibit was the-'inost  advanced and artistic, but Nelson was  the first"school to, have' advantage of  the   manual   training system.   ��������� The  exhibits were iv* high  compliment to  .the   value   of    the work   in  manual  training inaugurated by  Mr. Dunnell.  i The   Revelstoke   exhibit   occupied  one  of  the ante-rooms, and was ar-  ranged in  sequence   from   the  lowest  to  the  highest class,  giving an   excellent idea of the progressive value of  the work done'in the school  covering  a seven years couise.     The .work was  tastefully,   mounted    and >  attracted  much  attention.     The mapping  by  Hugh'Creelman,  C. W.  Gordon  and  F.'Bergei were particularly "good.  The  illustrative   work'  done   under  Miss  Atkinson's   tuition     was     strikingly  good. -'Specially creditable samples of  drawing were those by Masters .Harry  Turnross and   Ofciir JHanson.,    The  pa'-ted  and  cutting',were   excellent  The mapping  and"'diawing "by  Miss  .Smith's and Mr. Pollock's pupils were  n'riiong the best features of the exhibit.-  The'work of Mr. Miller's class showed  the most advanced  commercial  work  of  the "school, and  included * capital  essays,   commercial   work,  analytical  'work, business forms, ifc'c'   ���������The loca]  ligious morality ', is required to be  taught in an atmosphere of self-denying service, inspired .by tlie ��������� living  personality of the teacher.  y ��������� ,    , ,com.mitti:i:s. '   '���������   '  Committees were appointed as follows :' ,r   '��������� ' .       '<  Nominating ��������� .Inspector S.tcwart.  Messrs. W. J.'<Haiid, Pedlar,, Conroy,  Pollock:,,     '  - '  '    . T. 1 '  Question���������Inspector Goidon, Messrs  Bums and Buchanan. ,  Resolution���������Messrs. Sullivan, Bruce  and Lnndells.    , , ''',.' *  ���������    '  ,jtnsoj.UTio.\'s.  i The following were adopted :   ''That  lnembersliiji'fee be $1.00.  '_ That   'nexl'   meeting,- be    held  in  Victoria. <���������'<>' J  and  WE CARRY A FULL STOCK OF  Groceries, Fruits  and Vegetables  ONION SETS AND SEEDS OF ALL KINDS.   .  GARDEN TOOLS. f COOKING UTENSILS.  BQT2RNE Bros.  <3    ,���������  Fulton be  encumstances  school  system   of  EN'S   DRESSY  SHOES  30 styles to choose  from and eveiy pair  new and the up-to-tlie-ininute  styles. Vou loose the chance  if you* miss looking at these.  iMJLLiNERY  DRESSMAKING  DRY GOODS  CLOTHING  MEN'S WEAR  LADIES' WEAR  CROCKERY  GLASS'WARE  GROCERIES  CARPETS  Get Your "JOB WORK" Done at  the Kootenay Mail Office.  tiustees made an exhibit of 'the  supplies tl'iey place free in 5tlie school,  und a room was set apart for advertising educational literature  Uianbrobk. Whotinock,  Armstrong,  ��������� Giaurl    Forks,   Camborne, ��������� Clinton,  Summeiland,  Mission,  Fernie,  Spal-  'lumcheen,      Spuz/.uin,     Coldstream,  Vernon, Sandon weie  also exhibitois.  The Institute met Tuesday, the  Piesident. Mr. Wilson, in the chair.  PKKSIPIJNT'SADDKKS*.  ��������� The subject of the piesident's ad-  "chess was a reply to accusations sometimes made that non-sectarian schools  weie '^Godless" .nnd "pagan." ''The  speaker <detailed the  under    which   the  British Columbia u.is liist oigani'-ed,  at confederation, showing it w.ts the  almost uii.in'iiiHiUs wish of the people  to have free non-sectaiian schools  Tl c wi=dom of this decision is found  in i lie fact that no one creed can be  de 'led on to be taught, and that  dinvrent denominations cannot agree  to inrmulatc any common religious  faith. , It was not necessary, as some  people asseittri. to teach a creed to  teach morality. 'It may be assumed  that children have learned the primary  truths of leligion in the home or at  church, or at Sunday school. Assuming this, 'the teacher may give instruction in the inoi.il titiths which  all could accept. In addition to this  the teacher may u'-c all subjects as n  means of moral training. Children  should be trained to habits of regularity, punctuality, industry, neatness,  obedience, tiuthiiilneas, honesty. Besides, common moral and religion's  truths appeared in their most attractive forms in ^lessons in history and  literature.  The speaker recognised the importance of moial and religious teaching,  but held that the schools aic now  doing'more towards carrying out the  work than is done through any other  agency. Our schools, maintained the  speaker, are] permeated by religious  teaching. They form the character  on which the church has to build.  While parental responsibility has  weakened, the influence of the public  school has increased. It is the saving force of modem society. The  term "Godless"'or "Pagan" cannot Lc  justly applied to schools in a christian  community, in which the  highest re-  * That'Mcssis. Fraser  a'uditoia. , i '    '     ,  -"   OTl-'ICEKS.' '-  '  !' The following  oflicers were elected  for the ensuing year :  President���������F. U.    Eaton,    M.    A.';  Victoiin.'  _Vice-Presidents���������1st, J. D. Gillies,  Victoria; 2nd, Miss Law&on, Victoria;  3rd, Alex. Gilchrist, Vancouver.'  Tre'asur'er-^E. II.* Murphy,'-Vancouver. '?,'', ','Ja  Secretary���������Miss Jeanettc. Cann,  Victoria.   . .  i Executive���������Misses' Buiris,    B.'  A.  (Nanaimo), E.-Rogcrs, (Westminster),  Marchant,   (Victoria), .Messrs.  R.  R?  Watsoiy (Mt.  Tolmic),    B.   S.   Mac-'  donald, (Ladysn'iith).   ���������-��������� ,     ''   y;,  'N    .\rxi:nx6ox skssion*.  Letter  lead   from  Supt. ''Robinson  regretting inability to attend.'  Dr. Hay, ol" St. John, N. li., gave an  addicss on "Nature Study". '- He  urged.'them 'to ,-tudy ' nature from  nattiiy, not f.'mii books.'" ,jrake 4thcir  literatuie a nauire study, literature,  and every pupil-will be an inteivstcd  student of litciatjire. tLet the pupils"  he told faiiy tale.-���������well se ecteel  stones���������and the 'facts,,in the .softer-  dies-, of tho story' and'children's interest is moused at once. .They wi-h  to know more���������to 'investigate ' or  themselves���������a new inteiest in school  life is found, i  Miss Brock, ZMessis. Robson, Pedlar  and Bums took p.nt. in the discussion.  i The next subject intioduced was  "Drawing." by Mr. Blair, who 'showed  how chawing could be made distinct,  and that without moio labor or expensive material. The speaker exemplified shading, tinting and use of  stencils. '   fc  , i:>Ti:in'AIN\Mk.\T.      ,  In the evening a .public reception  was accorded the visiting teachers,  tho aiinngenients being carried out  by the staft of the Revelstoke school.  The ��������� programme opened with nn  orcl.e-tial selection, followed by an  addicss of vu Iconic by the Mayor.  Mr. Sullivan, en behalf of the visitors,  acknowledged tlie com pi i ment. ^Thc  rest of the ijiogrnnimc consisted of:  Piano sol. s "The1 Storm" and "Fin  Diavola," by 2\liss Shook, who was  encored, \iolin solo Miss Spurling.  two'iiuaitettcs by Mcsdaiiies Ilewsand  Dent, Mcssis. Ruber and Alhim, song  Mr. Humphreys, quartette Mcsdanns  Bows, M'ilkes, Lawrence, Dent, cello  soli Mr,   Hastings,   nnd  selection   by  McKENZIE AVE.,  REVELSTOKE.  Agents for McClary's Stoves and Hangos..  630st  1   'i  Pronounced patterns, -.too���������broad  shaded-stripes and finely marked pin  stripes. Gra3's'"and gray effects are'  ultra proper.  . Fit-Reform Trousers (are poems in  cloth.    Snug and easy. at. the hips���������  'just the right "hang" at the knees��������� ���������  just the right'"set", at the ankles: y  .Beautiful English Tweeds, ,\voveu  exclusively for Fit-Reform.  Some ,elegant Westi of England  Worsteds to go'wjth frock coats.  .      .   '-  ��������� ,_,_~,   ". . "���������'  i>7,  ,    O 1  I \^Spp "<&iL   JUL Jill  l Only one Fit-Reform Wardrobe in this city���������-1  X G. Maodonald,  Revelstoke.  HOMES "FURNISHED,  ON   MONTHLY  PAYMENTS.  Continued on   I'ii^o Kivo.  Another C.irload of Fnniitniv just arrived.    Carpet*. Ljnolenms.  Oilcloths, etc.    SewiiHj Machines, Ileintzman Pianos.  R. HOWSON & CO, FURNITURE DEALERS AND EKBALMERS.  r  EASTER  ITOILET GOODSI  Everybody in Revelsloke will  grcally enjoy going over  our Easter selection  of toilet articles.  PERFUMES  TOILET WATERS  ���������r~.��������� POWDERS  LOTIONS  CREAMS  SOAPS  Fresh and Delicious Easter Candies, [  Easter Cards, etc.  Walter Bews, Phm.  Druggist and Stationer.  Noxt Hunio'b lilnck.    Order lij Mail.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO. L  HEADQUARTERS   LV   KOOTENAY TOR  Paints,' Oils, Genavil Hardware, Sporting Cio^ds.  Saw Mill Supplies   All Lines of Granite and  Tinware, I'lumbinp- and Tinsmiihiny.  TD.  Repair Work Done & Estimates Given  MAILORDERS  RECEIVE  PROMPT  J'iiiii Knriiii^ Oiur Sluru'J'd Lot.  AND CAREFUL ATTENTION  'PHONE   35.  Bowman Lumber Co.,  Sells  PHONE  No. 20.  Call at the Ollice  Telephone or  Send by Mail. *4*.*+. ww *..  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  YALE  Is Becoming, an Active Mining  " Center.  In the sixties the Eraser River was  one of the biggest placer camps in the  history of the world's 'mining, and  millions of dollars worth of gold were  recovered from the' bars. Now the  Fr'aser Canyon is showing a little of  its'old-time activity, and placer mining, dredging,, stamp milling of the  gold-bearing quartz deposits are, attracting' new attention from capitalists.  ,' Another GO stamps will bo added  the Nicklo Plate mill at Jtedley.  to  GREAT WESTERN MINES, LTD.  i ������������������  Editor Kootunav Mail:  Sir,���������Since July 1903 the shareholders of the Great Western Mines���������  with possibly the exception of a  favoured few���������have received no'information  as  to  its affairs beyond tho  announcement that it is to be  wound  i  up in liquidation and that the assets'  have been acquired by the Ferguson  Mines, Ltd. ' '  The last statement of'July 1903 disclosed profuse expenditure, and indicated' mismanagement. How ,the  company has prospered since July,  1903, the how and why and 'What for,  'this transference to another company,  has not been disclosed   in  any report  issued ,to the shareholders.'  We, the, shareholders, are entitled  to know something about our properties and I will be obliged if,all those  who are equally interested in obtaining some information would' kindly  communicate'with me.  i' I-am, &c.,-    '  ; ,' , Tnos. MoNaught.  ii t i       \  Halcyon Hot-Springs, 13: C,  , April 25th. '   .  At a meeting on Monday of the  Revelstoke and McCullough Creek  Hydraulic Co. it was resolved to go  ahead with further prospecting work  with a view to locating .the outlet of  Camp Creek, and Raymond Allen returns Monday to resume the work.   ���������  Synopsis of Regulations  for Disposing of  Mlnorals on Dominion Lands In Manl  toba, tbo Northwost  Territories and  tho Yukon Torrltory.  HELLS GATE. ERASER CANYON.  ��������� V.iJflSii. !;'  - ���������>' *C   l'-J I'-fi'J-t- uitn-fc',  :-A->ri* ,-y."!rfr;'V?  ,-.". i ���������&*��������� j - ,y ;,^;yj.".  ���������!.'- y.yjvv/'V'ii  J.V������rfU',- .  : - -,-, >. /' -.  f-.v;y:fy"i  >'T.k  ���������X.. '.-lVfr������;*j,.V 'l",j  yC?  '?t  ^.'"if^v,  ���������i.^i    ' ;  JA~f ���������tf1  .n,  .,v ' ��������� -i.-,��������� :-'"v^:C' xvu v ;>i iUvJlhi- -���������,- y,".'i^ff^v^>^i.;'&^T'(H>-;>.^^i-''y - >:*���������'**.������-  ;.Hv~ - - ,;.vv'i' -���������������'-v-!^H<jr. '^'avh'-,-; ,^ ^:^ J7^u^'::^^:^^^rr/^iy:.^^ "W.^k>������*&  v; - ���������'. v ��������� C'��������� >r���������,, y r;:v,,." '\,y --���������rvi^C; 'A*- ~i j1 -s;-'���������; *&ufe^fe, -Vlv-.'-^V;.i. ...*"- -irf%ii������'.'U--U,-'r  VALE BEFORE THE RAILWAY  S^T^'-I- i"V?\^SS  EKDv  ������-  -  ,  w"f-~ '  ssm  ������fc������^*-  -v    -  ��������� "        J  ,.  -"                      '^Sv-'  3K5St������������.  KEfS"  ���������*  ^,  4.       (  ���������  -     'VjAj  s  ���������  Coal.���������Coal landB may be purchased at  DO per acre for soft coal and Ji!0 for anthracite, Not more than 320 acres can  be acquired by one Individual or' company. Royalty at tbe, rate of Un cents  per ton of 2,000 pounds shall be oolltcted  on tho gross output.  Quartz.���������Persons of eighteen yours and  over and Joint stoclc companies noldlng  free miner's certificates may obtain entry  for a mining location.     , <  A free miner's certificate Is granted for  ono or more years, not exceeding five, upon payment In advance of $7.50 per annum for an individual, and from,$60 to  (100 per annum for a company, according  to capital. ,'    '       ,'   '   ���������  A. free minor having discovered mineral  In place, may locate a claim 1600x1500 feet  by marking out the same with two legal  posts, bearing'ilocation 'notices, one at  each end nn tho lino of tho lode or vein,  .The claim shall be rocorded withli fifteen days If located within ten i>. (lea of a  mining recorder's olllco, ono *. .dlllaniil  day allowed for every additional ten  miles or fraction, Tho foe for recording  a claim is if.  At least $100 must bo expended on the  claim each year or paid to, the mining recorder in lieu thereof. 'When $500 has boen  expended or paid, tho locator may, upon  having a survey made, and upon complying with other requirements, !.:<rchas������  tho land at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by 1! k lln.  later of the Interior to locat, c, lmn  containing lton and mica, also ������ |t->ei, In  'the Yukon Terrltoiy, of an area j.oi ������x-  ceedlng ICO acres. . >  Tho patent for a mining locatl n shall  provide for tlie payment of a royalty of 24 per  cent of tlie hales ol Lhe i.roducLs of tlio location  ..Placer Mining, Manitoba and the N.W.  T., excepting the Yukon Territory.���������  Placer mining claims generally are 100  ' feet square;, entry fee, $5, renewable  yearly. -On the North Saskatchewan  River claims for either bar or bench,' the  former being 100 feet long and extending  between high? and low water mark. The  latter Includes bar diggings, but extends  .back to the base of the hill or baiia. but  not exceeding 1,000 -feet. .Where stetun  power, is used, claims 200 feet wtrts may  be obtained.   .  , Dredging in tho rivers of Man. U be  and the N. W. T., excepting the Y ikon  Territory.���������A free miner, may obtain only'  two leases of 1 five miles each for a term  of twenty years, renewable 'n the discretion of the Minister of the Interior.  -  The lessee's right la confined to t'ie submerged beds or bars of the rlvti below  low.water mark, and subject to the rights  of all persons who have, or who may receive entries for bar diggings or bench  claims, except on - the Saskatchewan  River, where the lessee may dredge to  high water mark on each alternate leasehold. ��������� ���������      ,  The lessee shall have a dredge In operation within one season from the date of  the lease for each live miles, but where  a person or company has obtainec. more  than one lease ,one'dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction ,1s su*fl cleat  Rental, $10 per annum for each-mile of  river, leased. Royalty at- tho rate of two  and a half per cent collected on tae output after It exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory.���������Six  leases of'live miles each may be'granted  to a free miner for a term of twenty  years, also renewable.  The lessee's right ia confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river below low water 'mark, that boundary to  be fixed hy its position on the 1st day of  August in the year of the date of the  lease. '       ., -    .  , The lessee shall have one diedge In op-  of'the lease,, and one dredm> for each  eratloti within two years fiom the date  five miles within six years 'from such  date. Rental, $100.per mile for the first  year, and $10 per mile for each subsequent year. Royalty, same as placer mining. "���������> - '   . '*  Placer Mining In the Yukon Territory.  ���������Creek, river ,gulch and hill claims shall  not exceed 250 feet in length, measured  on the base line or general direction o  the creek or gulch, the width being fr' l  1.000 to 2,000 feet. All other placer claims  shall be 2JO feel ~q mire.  Clahns are marked by two legal posts,  one at each end, bearing notices. Entry  must be obtained within ten days, if thP  claim is within ten miles of mining r������  corder's office. One extra day allow*  for each additional ten miles or fract'^n  The person or rompany staking a claim  must hold a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled  to a claim of 1.000 feet in length, and If  the party consists of, two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the output of which no royalty  shall be charged.' the rest of the party  ordinary claims only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at the rate of  two and one-half per cent on the  val'j  of the gold shipped from the Yukon Tw  rltorytto be paid to the Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant a  more than one mining claim on each sep  erate river, creek or gulch, but the sami  miner may hold any number of claim!  by "purchase, and free miners may work  their claims in partnership by filing  notice and paying fee of $2. A claim may  be abandoned, and another obtained on  the same creek, gulch or river, by giving  notice  and  paying a fee.  Work must be done on a claim e,*.ch  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has been dune  must be'obtained each year; if not, tm  claim shall be deemed to be abandoned  and open to occupation and entry by a  free miner.  ' The boundaries of a claim may be V*  fined absolutely by having a Bur/oi  made and publishing notices In the Yukon  Official  Gazette.  Petroleum.���������All unappropriated DoTi'n-  Ion Cands in Manitoba, the North-tves'  Territories and within the Yukon Terr!  tory are open to prospecting for prtrol  eum, and the minister may re������eri\ fot  an individual or company hfi-ing machinery on the land to be .-iroinwcted.  an area of 640 acres. . ShouW the pn>������-  pector discover oil in paying quantities  and satisfactorily establish such dlecov  ery, an area not exceeding 0-10 acres. In  eluding the oil well and such other Ian4  as may be determined, will be sold to  the discoverer at the rate of $1.00 an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate aa  may be specified by order-ln-councll.  Department of the Interior, Ottawa  W. \V. COKY,  CO'Y,  KOOTENAY  PUBLISHING  Steam Printers  and Publishers,  Tt IE "V E L S TO iKZ IE.  ,   c  To do things better today than they were  done yesterday���������better tomorrow than  ������ i i i  today.     This is the key to  business,  y , t . '  i   '   '  success. '  CHANDLER AND PRICE I'RESS.  Our business is to supply you  with the most improved & labor-  saving-methods of keeping1 your  accounts, and . details of your  Manufacturing Costs? Purchases,  Sales, and other records.  Deputy of the Minister of the Ivit<: jt.  SEE  Our Loose-Leaf and Card Index  Systems are of the most  up4o-date designs.  Our combined Loose-leaf Day-book and  Ledger is one of the best things of the  day for the business man. It saves  time, ensures accuracy, has your customer's account ever ready, makes  your trial balance easy.  Wing Chung's newly imported stock of Chinese  and Japanese goods.  The best assortment ever  landed in Revelstoke of  useful and ornamental  articles:  Flower I'otH  Umbrella SUukIh  r.iinuli IlimkclN  Tf-.t KervIcuH  I'latcH  Rixketrf  Cim Cli.tlri  f/anilkerchinfH ailk OoodH.  OOLD KISH  Klni-itntock of cnmlicH nml frultx in town.  Front Street,  Revelstoke  .Smoking .JacketH   i  iilk  ERASER IUVER BRIDGE ON OLD CARIBOO IlOAD.  Tim MaHtf-r Mechanich 1'uro Tar 8oujl iicalH  id nofteriH Lhe nkin, while promptly uleanninn  Itof groiiHO, oil, riwt, etc    Invaltinblo for me  Many times merchants are unable to make collection from customers because they do not have a detailed statement ready when the  customer calls for it,  With this system the statement can be delivered  at a moment's notice.  ������  Our Hotel Account Books have proved great  favorites with the users of them.  and nofteriH Lhe nkin, while promptly uleanning  Itof grciiHO, oil, rust, etc Invaltinblo for me  clianlrH, farmer*, HporlHrnon.    Krco narnplo of  receipt of 2c. for pontage.   Albort Toilet Soap  Co., inannfaclurerH. Monlreal.  Kootenay  Publishing Co.,  Limited, Revelstoke, B. C.  ��������� '' i  it  ��������� 4*  v ?1  *- -  '1 THE KOOTENAY MAIL  b<j  MINING MATTERS  THE STANDARD Fv'.INE  i  ' Is Turning out Wonderfully Well  ' J. M.  Scott, secretary-treasurer   of  tlie Prince Wining mid  Development  Company, received this week wimples  of ore  from   tlio new   tunnel  on  the  Standard.     These samples   show tlie  ,   Lest ore that 1ms ever come out of the  mino, nnd nre positive pioof that the  , ore-body is improving  in  values,with  , depth.-,r, ,        (  '   Development work on the Standard  lias now readied a stage where definite  ore in sight can  be estimated.   ..The  ore chute  is  now proved  to. have a  length of nt .least 250  feet     The ore  ,  body varies  in' width from four to 15  feet,   so itlnit,' iissiiming these conditions   to   average   up   between the  different points of development of the  ore chute there would  appear to  be  I- ore  to  tlio-value of about n million  and a half dollars provul  up ,on   the  property. . '.  The Prince company nre to be congratulated on .having achieved such  excellent, results,- and deserve, the  success that appears to be coming to  tliein 'after their "years, of persistent  effort,'often in the face of much dis-  coiirngement. <��������� u     , y  The results"attending their work at  the Stnndnid will bring,the Big'Bend  to the front as a mining camp. There  , are lots of prospects in 'that "section  which; compare favorably with the  Standard,' aiid which will justify expenditure in'development with every  ��������� prospect of rich rewards.  The Prince Mining and 'Developing  Companyjiow appear'to have got beyond the prospecting stages,, and can  claim the first proved mineral property iii the Bend, and a property that  is carrying a class of ore that .leaves  no doubt of high economic values.  We wish the company nil success in  their future operations and hope the  Standard may yet prove what it now  gives every promise of 'turning out���������  one of the big. mines of British  Columbia. . , .  averaging about'GO ounces ,in silver  and GO per cent lend, or roughly a Jf-45  ore. The Paradise is not' shipping  any of its second class ore, which runs  about $18 to the ton.  A recent examination made' by S.  S. Fowler put the amount of ore in  sipht'at 25,000 tons. About a mile of  development work has been done, one  tunnel^pn the fourth level being 1500  feet, with a'depth of 525 feet from the  outcrop.   "'   <���������     '      ''.  IRON MASK.  Nearly $1,000,000 "of ore in  Sight.  ��������� The manager of the Iron Mask  mine at Kninloops cabled to England :  ( '"Gross approximate value high-  grade pre in' sight today, $900,000.  \Ve cannot estimate?> tonnnee nnd  value of low-grade ore, ns sullicient  development on'the lode bus- not yet  been done. Approximately _ the tonnage (available today from the'low-  grnde ore body is sufficient to" supply  mill for three years. We shipped 300  tons of l.igh-grnde ore to the smelters  last week, nnd the approximate value  of same" is lil-1,500.".-' ."^Ve shipped 250  .tons^of high-grade ore to the smelters  Inst'week, unci the approximate >'gross  value of same is $5,000. ..Net profit to  company, $1,000."       ���������' ���������,    ?  EST.   1877  INC.   18.9 8;  THE BEATRICE IVMNE.  Sold for $50,000���������G. S. McCar;?  ,.ter Deserves^Credit( - "t  - rfor Deal:-'',0' ��������� *  * *  The Nelson News says:���������A final  payment of $20,000 was made this  morning on a bond for ,$50,000 covering,tlit. Beatrice property near Camborne. The recipients were J. Boucher, O. J. Boucher and Frank F. Ful-  nier. and the_ purchasers were the  Beatrice Mines Limited.  The properly was located in 1897  by F. Fulliver and .1. Boucher at the  head oi the Mohawk Creek Mid is  situated five miles from Camborne  right on the Summit of the Divide.  From the property Ferguson can . be  seen on one side and Camborne on  the other.  hr the early history of the property-  it was bonded by - Beer Brothers for  .$150,000, and was subsequently  ded by W. L. McCulloch of  Finally Frank, F.  Anderson   took  bon-  Nelson.  Fulmer and   Mrs  a bond   on the   two-  thirds interest owned by J. Boucher  aud O. .1. Boucher, Frank Fulmer  himself possessing a third interest  with Mr*. Anderson, and proceeded to  incorporate the Beatrice Mines, Limited, This company was Hoated about  a year ago in Dakota and other western states, J. J., Malone and  \V. Gosnell - being interested re-  receutly to the extent of $10,000, and  several payments have been made on  tiie Boucher Fulmer bond.' Frank  Fulmer is managing director, Harry  Anderson, Secretary, George S. Mc-  Carter, president and solicitor.  . The names of the properties thus  purchased are the Beatrice.FoNon.Ed-  niond and Florence.  Frank ,F. Fulmer stated he wished  to give the utmost credit to President  George S. McCarter , for the able way  in which he had handled the affairs  of the company, especially in regard  to bringing the present negotiations  to a succeseful issue.  THE GOOD LUCK.   .  From 22i tons ^f Good'Luck ore  treated at the company's 'smelter'in  Golden 9A tons of matte were secured,  from which an analysis made by the  Granby^Co. gave 42J percent copper,  which, according to aNew York  quotations, will net the 'Laborers' Co  operative Co. oveiyi thousand dollars  for the 9i tons'of matte. This matte  was secured at.the first day's run of  the smelter last year and there is' an'  equal amount',still on hand,, which  will not'be shipped until the smelter  commence* operations early in fall.  About our'furniture which cannot  be found in' nnj*. ordinary goods.  Tlie choice is' broad to meet ninny  tastes, and if you ,will,let us know  your1 requirements we will forward  you cuts and, prices of what our  stock affords.    ���������     '  i-"-"  Ladies Desks  iNatty Hc-Ikhs  Iii Oak from $10 up  " Maple from $17  "Mahogany from $18  i  Combination 3-Drawer Bureau  .   yind Desk.,inrOak, $12. '  ililiiiiffliKii^lll  PIANO TUNING AND BBPAIRIN&  M. S. HASTINGS  Practical Piano Tuner and Rep-iirer  Eight years expeiien'ce.  Leave Orders at Allum's Jewelay Store  Madam Griseldu (tlio celebrated soprano) says: "The pinno I used at my  concert last night, and which was  tuned liy you wns clone peifeetly, and  I found il. in pjciHIcnt condition."  dime'  .'.'���������-:vW''r'.':&^^  '���������v":; 's'a'J;:MzI>^o:vR:T^fc;;Rz^^l!;::^^>^���������"y  ���������'Z-. ;i ������������������,;,.  yyX&Q.t.^fz-'&VFCS-^M yy  MINNEAf*d|ji;S:   -.���������;. .<yzyyyri-;;.' -yV ;:'.'.^p^.l^'N.E'S'pl!A;:;  W:MW^WSi&M^^y  r  Laclies'  Dress in 9-  Tables' 'from  DRIFTS.  THE PARADISE MINE.  Experiments are being carried on  in Denver, Coll, with a view of ascertaining whether a lixiviating plant  will solve the problem of the Paradise  ore, near Windermere, in the event, of  the Kootenay Central Kailroad not  being built this season, which seems  more than likely. The miae to date  has shipped about 2000  tons of   ore  '.rlt js stated, the bed of the j Portland  benches tit Nohie run almost "pure  gold.        \       ' "  The Trail, Nelson and Marysville'  smelters will combine to secure the  Orient market for-Kootenay lead.  ,^-4.1,    -,. "5..., , -    ,      ������  The" Tribune condemns the action  of the McBiide government for refusing $1,000 for a "trail to the F.va.mine.  At the Standard mine, Big Bend, the  new crosscut on the load i.lready shows  five tect of solid ore and the footwall  has nut yet been reached.  L. C. Beatty of Pittsburg, has purchased the interest of the Duquense  Mining Co. on Smith Creek, and will  resume development work there.  E. A. Biadley proposes the following  work on the ground lie is operating on  French Creek: A :>00-l'oot incline tun-  nel to bed reck; air compres-or and  drills installed; dynamo to' light mine  and camps.  ��������� Oliver Hart line, M' K, and S. L.  Sullivan-lime gime to Camborne for  the purpose of returning work on the  Mammoth urnup i alien over by the  Edward, Uaillie Syndicate, Limited.  At Camborne they will be joined by  Edward Baillie, general manager for  the syndicate,, and - several miners  from Poplar and Camborne. Mr.  Hart line is to be foreman. The intention is to push work on the group  during the rest of the year with  energy. , t  REVELSTOKE  Is   Held in  High  Opinion by  Investors.  A firm of investors in the east who  recently bought debentures of the city  of Revelstoke writes us :  "The fact that we purchased more  of your city's'securities than our other  investments in municipal' debentures  indicates the confidence we have in  your municipality."  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy  ihe Very Best.  ��������� "I have been using . Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy and want to say it is  the best cough medicine I have ever  taken," says Geo. L. Chubb, a merchant of Harlan, Mich. There is no  question about it being the best, as it  will cure a cough or cold in less time  tnan any other treatment. It should  always be kept in the house ready for  instant use, for a cold can be cured in  much less time when promptly treated.   For sale by all druggists.  Subscribe for the Mail and get  all the news.  Sty lie and  Grace in  Rubber Footwear  Maple Leaf City  Rubbers are all' ,made over  foot form lasts that follow the  new shoe models.  The}* represent the acme of  perfection in Stylish. Rubber  Footwear.      ���������     ^'   -  Ladies", ask your dealers to  show you the new "' Calve"  and '��������� Melba " designs with  Cuban Heels. ,     -'  Or the new '  " LilyJ' .Models  heels.  Rose "  and  for   French  They are jut-t' a little more  graceful than anything you  have seen.  ^-<L Leekie Co., Ltd.  Vancouver, B. C.  '    SELLING   AGENTS.  OUR OFFER FOR ONE MONTH ONLY  Tn introduce our new stock wc will -cud by  mail i'l-cpnid one of our Slj.00 American Walt-  hr.ii. Watches for S7.50. Genuine German  SiIm unc Caic wiuranlcd for'20 years,, move-  mei i warranted for liveyer.r;. Positively only  1 w.ii. h to e.icn customer. Send money order  or i. gistered letter. Checks not acceptable.  Tlio Montreal Co., 223 Carrall Street, Vancouver, B. C. , 7l)lmS0  GREAT WESTERN MIXES Limited  SHAREHOLDERS & CREDITORS  interested in the liquidation of this  company are teijuested to communicate with  -THOMAS McNAUCHT,  700in7 Halcyon Hot. .Springs,  ���������XTOTICI.   J_N days after d.ne 1 intend lo npiilj to tl>3  Chief Commissioner of ljinds and Work* for f.  special licence to cut and carry aw-aj limber  from the followinu described lands in West  Kootenay di-lnct :���������  Nl'mukh One  ' Commencing at a po-t marked "J. T. Barry'i  corner post" and planted one half mile oiiit of  government trail, atu point live ai d a half mile  on road to BiK Ledge propeity, lheuce north  UK) chains, thence went 10 chains, thence south  ICQ chain*, thence eiist'lU chains to the place of  commencement.  Nl'MIIEIC Two  Commencing at a post marked ".I. T. Harry's  corner post" and planted one mile cast of a point  five and a half miles on government trail to  Big Ledge property, thence north 1G0 chains,  thence west 40 chains, thence south IG0 chains,  thence east 10 chains to place of commencement.  Xl'MIJEK Tiihke  Commencing a post marked " J. T. Barry's  corner post" and planted one half mile east of  a point five and a half miles on government  trail, located on Pingston Creek, thence south  100 chains, thence west 40 cnains, thence north  160 chains, thence east 10 chains to the place of  commencement.  .    Number Fouk " . .  Commencing at a post marked "J. T. Barry's  corner post" and pianted one mile east of a  point five and a half miles on government trail,  thence south 160 chains, thence west 10 chains,  thence north 160 chains, thence'east 40 chains  to the place of commencement. ; ':,  Number Fjvk  Commencing at a post marked "J. T. Barry's  corner post" and planted one mile east of a  point five and a halt miles on government trail,  thence north 160 chains, thence east 40 chains',  thence south 160 chains, thence west 40 chains  to the place of commencement.  Dated this 27th day of April, 1905.  7Com31 J. T. BAHRY.  E.  B, EDDY'S  Cfc  " KING"EDWARD," 1000s  "HEADLIGHT,' 500s. ' '  "EAGLE," 100s.md 200s ,  "VICTORIA."   '    ,    ';, -���������  ' "LITTLE COMET."!, '  . i. ,   .' ..        .      . t.  FOR   SALE   EVERYWHERE.  . Are the Best that can'be bought.  ' ' * i    l "    "     i  Don't experiment" with"otKer( and "inferior brands.,,  i       *        j ��������� v . ���������,'. .      ,  Notice.  Notlc-o ih heiuby given' that the undersigned  have submitted to the Uoiiteiiant-fiovenior in  Council a proposal, under the pi-oviiion-, of the  "Itivcrs and btreanin Acl," for clearing and removing of obstructions from Ping-ton Creek,  Wont l-Cooleuny, and for making the same tit  for rafting and driving llieicon log^ limber,  lullilu-i-, rifth anil crafts, and for electing and  maintaining honins for holding, sorting anil  delivering log-, aud tinnier brought down -aid  crcuk. nud for attaching booms to the -.horcr of  salri creek and Arrow lake for said purpose-.  The lands to be ull'ecti'd by wild work are  Crown lauds and Lot MI, Group One, ICooienay  District. , ,     i  The rate of tolls prono-i'd lo bo charged are  such as maybe II suit by, the Judge of the  t'ounly Court of Kootenay.        '  "  Hated April 1st, 1IKJ.1.  'OWJu-       1110 I1KNI) I-iUMIllSIt CO.'. LTD.  <*������ , '- -'-.'.-".'-'      '       , ,'-   ' '.. ,       ���������f'  I  HOTEL  .LARn'CA-'''"*  $     ,.      '' ,    COMAPLiX  ftfl The Best House in Town.  'Well Furnished  J____&  rf  Good Table fa  fa  .,-.      ..    .   .     . - -        _       ... - .    ,  -    - - f������  f; W. HAMILTON, Proprietor.'        -     ������  J'   Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept in Stock.  W. HAMILTON, Proprietor.'  Trade Mark  FISHERMEN'S BOOTS   .  Stamped with the above trade mark    -  Are the best that money and experience, can produce  Made from the best materials only and by skilleid  workmen = a5������  a*2iamtimm*a  ^^sm^^^iSS^SE^smesssssft.  i*&ss*~r?*&zztti  ORIENTAL HOTEL  ably furnished with the choicest the market  affords. Best Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.  Rates $i a day.    Monthly rate.  0".  nDRiisTK:  PEEFECTIOJS1  COCOA  It is absolutely pure  COWAN'S CHOCOLATE CAKE ICINGS,  CREAM BARS! ETC ARE1VERY CHOICEST QUALITY  The COWAN CO., Limited, Toronto  Jas. I. Woodrow,  BUTCHER. :  Retail Dealer'ln--^^sajmzz25>- '  *<  ���������   y '    BEEP,  .PORK.  *->- -',- MUTTONrEtc.  Fish'and Game in Season.  1     ,     All orders promptly filled.   -'  REVELSTOKE; B: C.f Mr���������ft^  .WOOD YARD  'lchave started a permanent Wood  Yard on Third street. ' With my past  experience I hope to be in a position  to satisfy all requirements of customers. ' Dry cordwood kept in stock and  supplied in any lengths at reduced  prices for cash. ��������� ,',  ,i,    R. SAMSON.y  20th CENTURY  BUSINESS, COLLEGE  v      ,   VICTORIA, B. C, '   !   .  .SHORTHAND|  TYPEWRITING    ,     .  '.    TELEGRAPHY    '      ���������    ."  / .BOOKKEEPING   '     ���������    "  ARITHMETIC  , PENMANSHIP, Etc.   v   '  . A'thoi'bugli Diibini'ss Training.  At't'aiigcments fin; hoarding;  Canadian pupil-.  NORTON> PUI X'l 7., Pi incipnl.  Rev^lsloke Cm n-.>.|iniMliiiir Si-r.-  ;,\      c a. dknt.  Armstrong Meat Market  'First-class supplies of Beef, Mutton,  Pork, Small Goodb and Supplies shipped to any part of the countiy.  Orders taken for young pigs six  weeks old and upwards.  Mail orders proniptlyattended to.  George Murray, Proprietor  Armstrong, B. C.  GOOD GOODS  MAKE GOOD  BUSINESS  We Have Good Goods in all  Branches.  Printings and Wrappings' in roll'aiul  flat C3  Drug Papers  Confectioners, Grocers and] Millinery  Bags  Office Stationery Papers, ruled and  plain    Loose Leaf Account System Papers  Loose Leaf Ledger Ruled Papers       1\  Envelopes in all sizes  Fancy Cards, Programmes. Menus  Cover Papers, Invitation Papers  Wedding Stationery, with printing in  Silver or Gold  Memorial Cards   ��������� -   '  Ladies and Gents Visiting Cards printed in latest styl?s  Business Cards in great variety.  The Kootenay Mail  Publishing Cb.fcLtd.  Printers and Manufacturing Stationers  REVELSTOKE, B. C,  i       i ,'r  ->- if> '** t  wv-.W^hfc.  THE.KOOTENAY MAIL  Signs of  pring  " ,     CONVEY , A  \V A R NI X G     .  fcliafr certain ailiiient.s: general   ���������  debility,  dyspepsia,  rlieuma-  .,    tism,   liver  complaint,   etc.,    ���������  ,' "'   need attention.      '' '  ' ,       '     ' l  There.isn't anything  better '  than   a   bottle   of' our   own  Ionic  Hypophosphites  ���������    iMudc  of the, best, drugs and  carefully compounded.'   '  Only $1 for a Big Bottle  CANADA DRUG &  BOOK CO:  BORN.  Lauchto.v���������At Revelstoke," 13. C, on  April 2'lth, to Mr. and Mrs. John  Laugh ton, a son. ,     .   ,      ',  Local and General.  . Greenwood lias reduced its taxation  ���������eight mills this year.  The   Supreme   Court Sittings   will  open'at Bevclstoke'ori May 2nd.  '��������� As   there   is   no   criminal   or civil  business  the   Itevclstokc  ns&i/.cs have  ���������been cancelle'd.    ' " "  'R. employee named   Olson,  itable indeed. We did not think that  so good a paper was published in Revelstoke."  On Monday Andrew' Stonstrom fell  ofl the railway .platform at Illecilliwae't  and broke his neck. , Dr. Cross went  up Wednesday to investigate and con-,  eluded an inquest'was unnecessary.'  Stenstrom was one of the oldest resi-  dents of the mountains, having been  here since  ISS3.  '  He   followed   the  occupation of a prospector.  ^        ' i  We acknowledge   receipt of Vol. 2  part L of 'Martin's ������������������ Mining cases of  British Columbia. : The work is published by the Carswcll Company, the  celebrated1 law publishers of Toronto.  Tlie work is the most valuable treatise  on mining law issued in Canada,"'aiid  is a valuable work of reference for  barristers and solicitors and all engaged in or'connected with tho operation  of mines. '  In connection with the proposal to  acquire foreshoi',0 rights at Revelstoke it is interesting to know that  within the last 20 years ,the river has  enroached on the present townsite all  the way from 75 feet Lo,350 feet. The  greatest enroachment has been behind thbsschool,'where there were  originally, town lots for 350 feet beyond the present street line there, and  even below the railway .'bridge'the lots  ran o'ut 75. feet further than they do  now, so that if there are any foreshore  rights there they"would appear tu belong to the original owners of these  lots which formerly exisedt where the  river has since encroached.   ��������� '"  management: Messrs. H. J* Watts,  A. E. ilaggei, G. W. Edwards,' K. C.  Carnaghan and J)r. W. II. Sutherland.  The Rathbone Sinters ga'vo an excellent1 ball at Selkirk Hall on Easter Monduj', the music being supplied  by'Mrs. Lumb _ (piano) and R. N.  Doyle'(violin.)' The supper was a  special feature of the arrangements!'  .7. M. McCallum was badly hurt by  being thrown from his cab on Douglas  street on Thursday about 7 a. in. lie  was carried into .J. I., Wood row's shop  when he was'found to be unconscious  and bleeding' profusely, but recovered  shortly and .was taken home. His  horses ran away but werei������stoppcd  without much other damage being  done. , ,-        ''  '..  W. I. Briggs, of New Westminster,  has decided on 'taking* up the practice  of law at Revelstoke, and has entered  into ' partnership with J. Jf. Scott.  Mr. Briggs comes from Westminster  highly; recommended. ITc was former] yniri partnership with Aula'y Morri-  san, M. P., prior to his elevation to the  bench/and took an active interest in  civic and political affairs, having been  for some time'secretary to the New  Westminster Liberal Association. We  wish the new firm all success.'  Business Locals.  Social & Personal.  ���������'SJt'a.p  working at Mnlakwa,, was brought in-  C--      ��������� v.  -to the hospital Monday suffering from  partial paralysis.  Mi������������ Ciirric,  of  Salmon' Arm,  was  thrown from   a  buggy 'last week and  . "��������� severely injured iihoul the head.      Dr..  -Cio-s was called to attend her.  Bi-akcni.in   Duncan   McGregor 'had  one of his thiglis'dis ocated by  falling  off a car at Albert Canyon   last .evening and was brought to the hospital.  .,'" The new railway/iiirangeinents will  .p'have ' two t.acks- crossing   McKenzio  Avenue one on the'side spur from the  yard,   and the   other the   main line.  -Mr. Floyd, city treasurer, estimates  ' the amount of  rate  required   by .the  ��������� city for ensuing year  will   be   29 L-2  'mills, or a reduction of live  mills' on  the rate levied last year.  The Edgewood dairy property in  Fire Valley, 720 acres, was sold by  -order of Judge Forin. The price paid  was iKi.300. and E. C. Traves of Nelson  is the purchaser. Forty thousand  dollars went into the scheme.  Truro papers report the funeral of  the late Fireman Dickie, who was  killed in ICickinghorse Pass. The  funeral was largely attended, the  coffin being buried'beneath the pro-  fusion-of flowers and wreaths sent by  loving friends.  The Kootenay Mail receives many  boquets as to its superiority as' a  newspaper. An eastern conesspon-  dent writes:���������"Copy of your paper  has come to hand and   il is very cred  Mrs. J. D.' Sibb.ild gave an enjoyable]  tea yc'sterday afternoon.  Mrs. H.'Manning has  now left the  hospital and is'recovering rapidly.  A. H Gracey und bride will  shortly  take up their residence at' Camborne.  'Mr..nn'<yMi's. .1. L. Curveon   returned   this,  week from their  trip to   the  States.  . i  , ' Stanley Menhinick and S.> Woods  nre leaving Trout Lake for the Grand,  Trunk loute. t  .Mrs. A. ,10.,Phipps returned Saturday fiom a visit to lior sister, ' Mrs. J..  0.'Hcnwoll, at  Vancouver.  *' .  ' .Mr.-. .1. H. JlcVay, the contralto  s-inger' in the . choir of St". 'Peters  church, left Friday on a visit to California. '  .l.'Malleiix and H. 0. McClymont,  of Comaplix. arc leaving to try their  luck on the placer bars of the Fraser  River.!  Mr. and Mr������. K. L'. Ivintnan have,  taken up their residence at Mrs. II. J.  Bourne's house on Mclvenssie avenue,  having leased it.  Bert Van home has been selected to  represent the Trainmen of the Pacific  Division at the B. of T.R.international  meeting at Buffalo.  TJ. A. Brown and R. Loyst leave  next week for Xew Westminster to  represent Goid Range Lodge at the K".  of P. Grand Lodge meeting.  Mr. Mos= C. E. with hi? rami 1 v. will  Lacrosse and baseballs at Bews' Drug  Store.  Early seed potatoes for sale. ' Apply  to R Tapping.  See the beautiful < carpet squares  iu R.,Howson's windows.  Rooms to let. Apply to R. Tapping.       ^    r  J. Bull is making a large addition to  his store at Arrowhead.v  .  H. Manning has' installed a first-  class ' soda fountain for supplying  summer drinks. ���������;', ',  Toilet Waters, Cologne and Florida  Waters. , A new supply opened at the  Canada Drug store.  Take your wheel for repair to W. A.  Sm'ythe. Full stock of fittings for-all  wheels. , .      ���������  New Books arriving daily at Bows'  Dr'u_j Store. t, ,'      -L  .J.'O,. Morgan'will open his-new barber shop on First Street an    Monday.  The celebrated Jfeintzman piano, in  .Colonial design, at R. Howson's  'Smythcis putting in a silver and  nickel platci in connection with his  Bicycle Repair Shop.  Wiito'i'inan's and Wirt's Fountain  Pens., Two of the very best. , You  can get them any price at, the Canada  Drug store.' ''      ',    ' 'y'''  . High Class Ladies'^ Bags���������in Sea  Bear, Sea Lion, Calf and Goat Leather's at Bew's Drug Store.  "Mrs. McRittrick intimates she is  making a specialty of Sunday dinners  at the Union-Hotel, the bill of fare  being'an attractive one.  Bring    your   prescriptions   to   the  Caivvla Drug Store.    We handle only  the purest of medicines  and   will   fi  them accurately.'  P. Chapman of A. Macdonald and  Co., formerly of Revelstoke. has sold  his interest in the firm's business in  British Columbia.  , Miss Martin from Vancouver, has  charge of C. B. Hume and Co's. Dressmaking Department, and welcomes  the ladies to visit her.  R.   H.   Trueman's   studio   is   now  opened, in  charge of   R.   K.   Benson,  formerly of Toronto, who comes highly  recommended  as  an expert photogra-  j pher.  Revelstoke Real Estate is '    ...  increasing in value at a-veiy        ,  satisfactoi y rule. ���������  Like'every other growing  cily,' good judgment must be.  exercised in selecting the ���������'  , best and'safest location.  Oui' office exists, for this very  purpose��������� to assist you in   ,  securing nothing butahe  choicest residential and business .  locations oil, the market. ,  If you desiie ',,     '',' 't -/  PROFITABLE  en  ,you cannot do better than  call and have our agent take  .' you over the city on a tour  of investigation. .  -We-iire exclusive agents for    ,"  the Revelstoke Land Company  who own tne Smeller Townsite,  that part so rapidly building up"  with handsome residences.  Revelstoke Insurance Agency  , Limited.   ���������   '  ... ���������      .     , Big Stock of Saddles,  Handle Bars,  shoitly   return to Revelstoke. the   C.iPedals,   Lamps,   everything   for  'the  P.   R. division at Palhser.  on   which! wheel.    Dunlop,   M. & G., and  Single  he   has   been   engaged, being   about j Tube Tires at W. A. Smythe's.  completed. , ���������  '   - The Ladies Auxiliary of the   B.   of  A. E. ,Clark, who   left   ReveNtoke. ' *'-   are>.vinS ? ca!ic0 ^].]  on  ^  for his old home at Woodstock,   X. B.  Have you seen them?  why:   bkattif/s  i lstin aid of the funds  of the brother-  f hood.       Tickets    of    admission   per  has   taken n round   trip to visit   Chi- j couple i?1.50. extra ladies 50 cents.  cago. Xew   York  Aiueiican Cities.  J.  A.  Mara:  i  and   other   leadinc  ex-M. I*.   for  ���������   , ' ros= ���������  Ca iboo. ' ;md t  They are the newest and most  up-to date goods on the  market.  Back Combs  25c. to $125.  Side Combs 2s<  )C. up  Hair Pins  in the latest  shapes and colors  Hair Curlers_Rubber  ones, which are the  latest and best.  Come and see them.  When you want a   saddle   horce,   a  rig. or carting done, send to C.  Turn-  ���������  livery   stables.    Victoria   Road,  you    will   rvceive    punctual and  arrived   from Victoria   Monda>.     lie j n.-et-cla=s service.  wa������ touring Kootenay looking after his '     W. Smythe i>-agent   for the   Cleve  bu.-ines- int'-re't* iieie.     He returned ''"'"'���������   l'ie   .'"'st    "heel     in   Canada.  in company with IJ. Murpole. -   ' ^l"������l'!or. 2"(1 ������ri^e, Cleveland, l-in.OO.  1 Bmntiord, Red Bird, and several other  S. A.   Mundy, of the   Mnnrly Linn- j wheels.    Cushion on all wheel.-.   The  her Co  ha- returned and  ia- retti  till    tlie   company  Valley Lake start.-  wife   will join him   :  The   bachelor-, ba!  will remain  null    at   Three  Operations.       His  at Three    Valley.  ' Rambler fitted with Liinlop Tiiu,-.  .     XV. 13. R'lbijrtson, who  ha-i for some  .J.i-  YODQ FUJI  '   has reopened a  RESTAURANT  on McKen/.ie Avenue.  Open Day and Night. First-Class Service  157tc  IK you wuiiL good work done in  House, Carriage Painting'or Decorating  call on  D. BRILL  lyearK hfcn accountant  for th?-   I'pper  I Cohniihia Lumber Co., ha- decided on  ,'opt'iiiiiK an ollice   in   Revelstoke and  will  be   held at I taking   up   accounting   and    general  -    Taper Hanging a Specially!  Douglas street        next II. Ncedh.-ini's  oke. I3!)apw  Tugs, Launches fob. salb  Yachts, Seows charter  WAINE, ALEXANDER & CO.,  Ship and Machinery Brokers.  321 Cordova St. West, Vancouver, B.C  the   Opera   Hou-e   on May /ith,   the  following   being   the    committee    of  Moscrop Bros.  Sanitary   Plumbing, Hot Water  & Steam Heating, Pipe Valve  Fittings,'Tinning work of  all   Descriptions.  'agency business.      Knowing Mr. Koh-  ! ert.-ion mell we can -p'-ak in   th<- highest  term?  succe*-!.  of  him   and   wish   him all  Family Love.  All the family love Clark's Corned  Beef���������it contains no fat, gristle or  bone.    W. Clark, Mfr. Montreal.  CONTRACTOR & BUILDER  CARPENTRY, JOINERY, CABI-  ���������   NET WORK, AND  GENERAL  JO P. BT NO.        FINE    WORK   A  '     , SPECIALTY.      NO   JOB'" TOO  LARGE OR TOO SMALL.  Choicest Materials in Stock and Workmanship Guaranteed  Tiyimni  W. A. McDonald  PLASTERER &  BRICKLAYER  REVELSTOKE  The only first-class plasterer in town.  Let me know your requirements.    A  Carload of Lime just imported. A Carload of Brick under order.  Kirst Class Meals  At All Jiouits.  RED CROSS  DRUG STORE  Careful Dispensing a Specialty.  Electric Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  Electric Fixtures ^ Put In.  Second Street, Revelstoke  Corporation     of   the   City   of  Revelstoke.  DOG TAX NOTICE.  NEW BARBER SHOP  Ow-nor-i of rloif-i within the f'ity nre rc-'iiicHli >l  i pay tho tax by Mny.'tl, lfKi-,, arW whinh rliito  the r'unndlrccpcr will hnve laitriicLlorin lorlenl  with doKti on which the Ux him not, hcon  in accordance with the Oll.y hy-law.  Tags may lm obtained from the PoundIcecpor  or nt the City Clork'H olllfic.  tl. KLOVI),  City Clerk.  J. (). Morgan will open hi.s  new Harbor Shop,  FIRST STREET  On Monday, May 1st. Old Oustomern  and new can depend on receiving the  hest attention.  Revelstoke Athletic Association.  IIoIiIcth of application forms for htock in the  llevelntoke j\tliletic Ahsociation can, ou application to Mr. .McCarter'h ofllce, have the same  chaiiKcd for Htock eertitlcalet.. Applications  should lie made prior to tlie 15th May.  SCHILLER KLINDT,  Secretary.  OYAL  RESTAURANT  NOW OPENED AT  ARROWHEAD.  Hoy, Proprietor.  NOTICE.  the  REWARD  Lost, stolen or strayed,  from  picnic  grounds near- the Illecilliwaet,  a can   lfiO chains.'theTicVnwthirchains t^ZlnTaf  of tea.    Pwider rewarded on returning  commencement w pomt o������  to C. P. R. shops. '   I    C3Cap28    BIG BEND LUMBKK CO., Ltd.  rn ��������� /]jljrH af-lcr (latc we intend to apply to I  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Work for a  special heeiiso to cut and carry away timber  &tn^������S5,,<SMlbed ,a"dS'i������ W-b  BeKinniiiK at a post planted at Deep Water  Landing on the Northeast Arm marked "Bi������  Bond Lumber Company's north-east corner  post," thence west, ICO chains, following tho  lake Phpre, thence south 40 chains, tlienco cast  1 C-I */���������  I) I (  THE KOOTENAYBMAIL  CREAM  BAKING POWDER  4q   cents   a pound   can  25 tents a half pound can      o  AT ALL GROCERS     '   .    ,-"   '  - ', Dr. Price's Cream Baking powder is' made from  pure Cream'of Tartar derived'from grapes,- and thus  combines-the highest leavening strength with ,the  greatest purity and healthfulness. '','���������,  ' Dr.t Price's Cream 'Baking/Powder'isvthe ,most  economical to'use, because it goes farther in leavening and'insures'perfect, wholesome food:'  It'Saves Money and Saves Health  Don't delay; in placing your'orders as  only a limited number will be  (r ..       -printed.' .  ���������-  , ���������   .  Publishing Company Limited  ' Front row���������R. Cordon. Water and Li������ht Dup.irtment: Cnii-tahlc Sturclj,  T. W. Bain. Chief or Police: H A. Uniwn,'JI.ijoi  Back Row���������G. l.embke. Citj  Kloctrician': ('. J. Aman Cuy Collector: R. A. Upi'iur, Pirivniuiiil  Police Ollicer.  TEACHER'S INSTITUTE;,  Continued from I'aire One.  the orchestra. The reception con-  ���������cluded with n most enjoyable dunce,  ���������tlie music being suppli- d by' Mrs.  Tiiimb. Messr*. Doyle mid Knnpp:  The Revelstoke Insurance Company  ���������kindly lent a Nordheimer piano for  the occasion.  we������n-em>ay. apkii. 2Utii.  Hon. F. J. Fulton. Minister of Education, was present   nnd  elected   an  .honorary memher of the institute.  Mr. .Burns gave an address on "Lit-  -erature for High  School   Entrance."  Ke urged the  value  of the .study   of  literature in their schools.    It trained  ���������the   mind;   improved   the   student's  language.   Two plans had so far been  adopted: (1) To have for study a book  of excerpts, such n<  their readers; (2)  to study a more   complete   story   or  poem.      The   latter   was   much   the  superior.    They had in   "The Lay of  tlie Last Minstrel" a connected poem.  This was the  poem   selected   hy   the  department to replace on the curriculum   the  poem   "Evangeline."      Mr.  Burns illustrated  his  address   in   an  interesting manner.      He pointed out  ���������that in teaching this poem difficulties  ���������would arise fiom the facts that timci  and manners hud changed, the wonting obscure, and pronunciation different from theirs. l  Mr. Blair again took up the subject  of drawing.  Hon. II. .1. Fulton' gave a short  address.  AI'TKIIN-OO.V SESMO.V.     '  J. D. Buchanan gave tin address  on "primary arithmetic."   "'  The session concluded with an address on "histoiy" by Dr. Hay.  I'viu.w Meeti.vci.  A public meeting in connection  with tlie institute was held Thursday  night. Mr. Wilson, the president, in  the chair. It opened with nn instrumental duet on the piano by Misses  Fraser and Dent.  The chairman said, they were proud  of their present minister of education  because he kept his promises.  Hon. F. J. Fulton said he felt proud  of the position which lie held as  minister of education and honored by  being asked to address them, and by  being elected an honoiary member of  their institute. He believed their  standard of education in this province  was very littlo behind any other part  of the dominion, and there could be  no question the school system of  Canada was  second   to  none  in   the  world, as was evidenced by the British  government adopting the, school  system of .New Brunswick for South  Africa. ' (Cheers.), He had realised at  their meeting more than ever before  the work the teachers were doing.  THE  GKOWTH   OK   REVEI/5TOKK  had 'impressed him very m'ueh. He  saw a wonderful change from his last  visit, and'wished to congratulate the  people of Revelstoke on the growth of  their city. When here before he was  told the population was about  2,000and today 'he was informed  it was 3,500. i One fact , which  showed the growth of 'Revelstoke was  the school 'attendance, which 'had increased so much their, school was now  being classed with the second class  cities, which was a very marked increase iiv three., or 'four years.    Their  ��������� i '   '    '  high school was also doing well.  He wished" to cbngiatulato the convention oiythe excellent show of work,,  much of which was simply wonderful.  He also wished  to congratulate  the  president on the success of  his efforts  which .had  brought, about   this con-  vent'on  with ,su'ch  excellent  results,  lie referred'to  the  value of  manual  training igiven  as the results of the  financial assistance given by Sir Win.  Macdonald.    This'was now recognised  us one of the most important branches  of educational., work. ' He  contended  the government should also encourage  higher education.    ,lie referred to the  Rhodes ��������� scholarships, unci said   he had  great admiration  for  the  works with  which Mr. Robinson, superintendent  of education, vhad done.   Then there  were  the scholarships 'given   by. Mr.  ummerfelt,  and'he  hoped   his  example   would   be  followed   by 'other  wcaltliys'msn.' -The Dean of   McOill  University'was also  hcie with   a view  to arranging with  the government to  make Vancouver high school an aflili-  atcd ���������college of the ('university.'  The  government were anxious to promote  the educational  interests'of the province'^, arid, one  tiling they had  done  was the founding of a 'normal ,school,  the results of  which  had been- most  encouraging.   (Cheers.)  ',      THE SOI 1001. I1I1.I.. ,     i-  Ho.was curious to  know hoiV the.new  school act, of'which he was the fat]ii}i'.  was bcin'u leceived   thiough the country.     The cost of education luid been  lncipusiiig rapidly) and sonielhii <z hud  to be^lone.   He quoted.'ngures to .-!;-.w  $1)20,000' -would   have  been   required  l.'st session -to   meet requirements ot  education  under  the  former  s\stciii.  The cost had grown   from a tenth to a  sixth uf the  total revenue of   tlio province, nnd with the exception of Manitoba was the largest per capita cost of  .in.\  piovince.     He gave Superintendent Kobinson   consideiable  credit  for  his'shaic  in  the  ir.iining of  the new  school bill, and argued its etfect would  be to inciease  the  interest   taken  in  education   by the people, while as   to  the objections urged against it,  in one  district, tlie  lower ' Eraser, where  the  members' of the legisb.tuie had   given  the strongest  opposition,  he  was  informed   by  the  inspector  the  people  told him   they  lecognised  something  had to be done, and were well satislied  with it. ^ ������  A song was given by Mr. Sullivan.  Dr. Hay, oi St. Johns, was called on  to speak, .but,said after the'lengthy  addiess of Mr. Fulton and the late  hour he would not give the paper he  had prepared. They .had made him  feel at home. He remarked this pro-  pi nee paid its teachers better than  any other province and better than  most of the states.  ' W". Elley contributed a piano solo,  and a song by Mrs. Bews, accompanied  liy Miss' Dent on the piano, and Mr.  Hastings on the cello, was much  appreciated, and the meeting adjourned with singing of the ' National  Anthem.  THURSDAY'S SESSION.  On Thursday Mr. Burns gave an  address on thn Rural School, pointing  out there were in the province 283 of  the.-e schools. The aim of the  work of the teachers should lie to train  them to take their places as citizens.  In the rural district the school was  often the only public institution, and  these schools deserved all the help the  state could give them.  H. Dunnell read a paper on color  work in schools, and in the afternoon  .1. D. Buchanan gave an analytical  address on the teaching of composition.  Resolutions.  The following resolutions were  adopted:���������  That the Institute place  on record  its sense of loss by the death of Messrs.  Hunter, Anderson and Martin, and its  sympathy with their families.  That the Institute convey  to  the  people   of,. Revelstoke   through    the  Mayor their thanks for the  kindness'  and hospitality extended to them.  That the Institute records its thanks  to thfe Hon. Minister of Education for.  his address to the Institute.  That the thanks of the institute be  accorded Dr. Hay for1 his .interesting  and useful addresses. Dr. Hay, in'  acknowledging the vote, said he would  cherish througlPthe pleasing recollections of his life the ..three days he had  , \ 4 I.  spent with them in Revelstoke., Their  institute was a_t high'water mark.  A proposal to'do away with the midwinter entrance examination was lost.  "That the institute records a resolution of sympathy with Miss Currie of  Salmon Arm in her recent serious accident and wishing her a speedy recovery. . ' "  That it is the opinion of the institute,'the semi-central examinations  sliould be held simultaneously. ,  That the department give earlier  notice of the drawing work for each  year. ' ,_     '  A motion by Mr. Fulton that, the'  lieut-governor be requested to appoint  an ' examiner in connection with the  London University was defeated by 14  to 13. ,  ''The president, tendered the thanks  of the'inttitute to,the staff of the Revelstoke school, and especially to Mr.  Milloiyfor the excellent arrangements  made for 'the meeting., I le said tlie  city of Revelstoke was fortunate.in  having a Man like Mr," Miller at its  school affairs.   (Cheers.), ��������� .    )>  ' The meeting then adjourned.    .  -    HIGH  SCHOOL  SESSION.   -  On   Wednesday afternoon a'session  ii  was held at the High School when  papers on* high school work were read,  by' Messrs. Fraser, Perry and Sissons.  .','       .' i      .      ," i  What Do These Figures Mean?  TYPEWRITERS ARE SOLD,AS [FOLLOWS:  (   ���������'      ,���������   UNITED STATES; (CAT^VuTv  .Sw���������.....���������.-       '-'      -o".-       '$97-50   $122.50  S'  ' i  1      .    p  CITY COUNCIL.  Meeting held last, night. Present:  The Mayor, Aid. McLcod, Lewis and  Field. ���������,.,--  "tCOKIiKRPO.VJ)EXCi:.  '    ,  'Attorney-General;  stilting Bullock-^  Webster"would report on inurdeV'cfi.se,  -    - ,       ��������������� .���������' "    1  PETITION'S.','.  ?���������' , i  S. McAlillIOil, asking water main to  his sliop foi d/.iving motor. Mr. G01-  ilon to report, <��������� -  , E. Briinlt���������:isking city water be laid  fo his place. Referred to committee  with power to act. ' - ,  'Mrs. Ball, asking extension of water  to Fourth street. Referred to committee.  . Italians asked pi otection from lire  from mill burner. Referred to committee.  Fire brigades, asking supplies. To  oe obtained. '  l'OWEK   PLANT.  Aid. Lewis repoited the mayor and  he-visited the power house and found  the shaft in bad condition, needing  immediate intention.  The mayor suggested wiring the  Hamilton Co. to give estimate on full  plant equipment so that if bylaw  passed itcotild.be01 deredimmediately.  WOKKS.  The works committee recommended  a long list of works, but the council  considered it premature to deal with  it till it is known whether the bylaw  carries and allows of money being  available foi\ works. v  CEMETERY.  'Aid. Field urged water supply to  cemetery being put in shape. Referred to Mr. Gordon.  Remington No. 6       <-'  Smith,tPremier No. 4  Hammond No. 2      '    -  New 'Century' Caligrapli;No  Underwood No.'4      ' -  ,.  OLIVER,No. 3 ���������,'.'���������,'-.   ' "-  This Saving- of $25Jis effected  because the ."Oliver is manufactured iii Canada;  102.50  roo.oo  100:00  97-5o'  ' 97-50,  122.50'  125.00  127.50  ,125.00  ' 9?*- 5o'  1 .  ��������� Ft  1-  0.-  iver  Typewriter ���������  is an expression; of the modern  demand for. a typewriter that  will meet the most strenuous  business conditions.  IT IS USED BY:���������< ?  Canadian Pacific Railway Company      v - -   "  Grand Trunk Railway System    -  The Massey Harris Company  The Carnegie Steel Company  The Westing-house Industries'  The McGill University, Science Department  The Montreal Witness  and many others  ' over 50  over 46  over 200  DAM.  R. Gordon asked permission   to  pair dam.    Committee to inspect.  Council then adjourned,  re-  SPORTS.  LACROSSE.  INTERMEDIATE TEAM.  The boys met at the City Hall  Thursday, Meeting called to, order  with P. Dunne in the chair, when the  following oflicers were elected,��������� President, D. G. McKcnzie, Vice-President, C.Lath am, Secretary-Treasurer,  G. Pettipiece, Executive Committee,  C. Kerfoot, A. Hillier^ G. Knowlton  and P. Dunne. The oflices of field-  captain and team .captain were laid  over for further consideration.  The Secretary was instructed to  inform the Kamioops Intermediates  their challenge to play here on Muy  24th, would be accepted.  The boys are practising every night  on the Gun Club grounds and expect  to have an A 1 team for their first  match of the season.  The record of the Oliver has  never been equalled.  Used by 171 Railway Companies and a majority of the greatest Corporations in the World  These Typewriters for sale on Easy Terms.  Typewriters for Rent. Second-hand machines taken in part payment of New  Olivers.  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  PUBLISHING COMPANY  LIMITET}.  *Ret)efatoRj2.  Agents, r-n i-'i*-A6ri. ..-.'  -vVr.. ,*,5'i'j"-*-i-rf,,t *  *-M.|i:itM|J*!������*r������fl,| jk-i}^    '  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  ( u  I?    ,  POLITICAL.  THE PAST SESSION-     '  Bad Results���������Grand Trunk Gets  $675,000 from Province.  J. A. Macdonald, leader of the op-  ' position, told the Hossland Miner : '���������!  ^loubt if there ever was a session'of  Xhe legislature more barren of results  fclian tho one-just closed. In the coast  and' inland cities, us wail as in the in-  , terior, there is a'feeling 0( intense  disappointment apd. disgust, cvcll  :undng t)ie government's most ardent  iidherents. . '  .'     '       '        XO ll.UIAVAY l'OMCV.  f     "'After  the  promise, made and   so  '��������� often repeated, that .the  government  '   would deal with the railway situation  in ii' comprehensive  manner, and es-  peoially'utter the  government admission of the  urgency  of action,- when  , the premier pi6mised a  summer session lust Mny,'everybody felt sure'that  , the session just closed would-be- notable for-its work in promoting  railway  construction in those districts  which  ,   iiecd.it most.      , ...  ���������''Instead'of coming  down- to,'the  .  house with a'railway policy  the, government spent the whole session backing and lllling, pulling this'way  and  that by the band of railway promoters  who filled the lobbies, and  finally had  c to'confess that it could  formulate  no  ��������� policy. '  ' "How .was it,with   the  attempts of  the Grand Trunk Pacific   to  bluff the  . 'j - ,    '  province?"   . ..'...  '���������No, the company did   not succeed  " in   its   blufY   at the ,people of British  'Columbia, but it did  succeed   in  get-'  .   ting   the  charter  for'the   road from  lla/.clton to Kitiinaat,  which 'carries  "with it a bonus of $075,000, getting the  -time for commencement of  construction' extended.     The  Grand   Trunk  Pacific has practically.prevailed  upon  the provincial  government   to donate  ���������$(>75,000 to the Grand Trunk, Pacific,  which, is  not  a  bad  session's    work  fiom   a   Grand Trunk  Pacific standpoint."  ��������� the'school law.  JIow will the new school   act  work  out?" h '  "The new school act is a mere cloak  foi" the' imposition ot further taxes  upon the people, .But the additional  burden it places o.."the taxpayers is  not the worst feature. It strikes  directly at the elliciency ot our school  system, and so hostile is the opposition  ���������which it excited that protests came  in from every part of the province,  and iu some instances trustees threatened to resign if it became a law."  had it been confined to bona fide mill  owners, would not be objectionable; in'  fact, it would have been in the right  direction; but under it immense areas  of the best timber,land in the province  will pass into the hands of speculators,  the province will be deprived of an  immense revenue,, winch��������� it might,  under proper regulation, have preserved for itself, and,the millnien and  loggers will in after'years lind themselves at the mercy of those" who are  exploiting our timber resources ' for  their own benefit.  TIIE.N'EW TAXATION'. '  . "3 he assessment act of last year  was amended- iu 'some ways in the  right direction, in others, in the wrong  direction. While merchants have to  some extent been relieved of tliw unjust exactions of last year, tliis ,is being made up to some extent by (in.  additional .burden upon , the poorer  people, Crtiised. by��������� the repeal of-the  section of the act exempting personal  property up to f500. ' Wild land held  by speculators has also been relieved  of one per cent of its previous rate of  taxation." ' j     ,  "Why  was  the house closed with  such indecent.haste ? "  "Well; yon had better'ask the"'premier. All I can say is it was not  because the business of the sessio'n  was completed. A number of important bills were blocked ,bv the, proro-  gution, and ��������� among ' them , was one  which 1 introduced to enable those  who had coal and petroleum., licenses  to straighten out their titles, which  are tangled up, under the' absurd  licenses which were issued to them.  ' "There weie upwards of eighty- new  acts placed upon the. already overloaded statute books of  the province,  but 'very lew of  them  are' of general  i ii.  public interest.  , There   is   a strong  feeling throughout the province, and  particularly in the coast cities, that  our laws are too frequently meddled  with, and that business is being retarded by reason of the fear oi changes  in the,law, largely unimportant in  themselves, but nevertheless baneful  in their effects  upon   industrial  pro-  (rvn^s "   -  .-.MELTKK LAW.  In refeience to the eight hour smelter bill :" -'I opposed this pending an  endeavor to have the Bineltermen'and  smelter owners meet and airange an  Amicable settlement of the hours of  labor. The smelter Oivners must  realize that theie must, be an end of  the piesent system of working certain  of their employees twelve hours per  day. On the other hand, I believe the  men realize that our deposits of iow  grade ores can only be worked when  smelting rates aie favorable; also that  British Columbia smelters have to  compete with foreign smelters, where  there are no restrictions on the hours  of labor, and that they will meet the  employers in a spirit oi fairness. The  proposed law was not to come into  force for a year, and I trust within  the^year all parties interested will  make an honest effort to bring about  an amicable arrangement, and 1 think  I should be remiss in my duty did I  not take the first opportunity to warn  smelter managers that they can not  be too prompt in taking the initiative  in the matter.''  wokkmln's co.mi'1-..vsatiox.  "You brought in a bill to amend the  workmen's compensation act, did you  not'.' '"  "Yes, I brought in a bill to amend  the act by including among dependent", grundpiuenu and others, who  might bo left destitute by the death  of their bread winner; a No to enable  the arbitrator to iiwaid a lump sum  in case of permanent injury, but the  bill was strangled by the government  forcing the session to an end before  the business of the house was completed.  JIA.STV LEOIriLATrO.V.  "There were many chances in existing laws, some good, many bad. One  of the worst was the amendment to  the land act affecting timber, which  was rushed through on the very last  day of the session. In this enae speculators seemed to have had control of  the government.     This amendment^  POINTERS.   -  Hon. Frank Oliver was re-elected bv  j -.  acclamation. ^ /  Sir Wilfred Laurier's amendment to  the educntirin clauses of the northwest  autonomy bill nre displeasing to those  members who wish to .-ee 'church  control of education, as Mr. Boura.-f-ii,  M. J\. has intimated he will'oppose  with all his might the amendments  introduced by Sir Wilfred. '    ,  LUMBERING.  -       CHIPS.  ��������� '  , . ,    . -(  P. Simpson, formerly manager ,of  the shingle mill at'Wigwam is building a shingle mill which he proposes  to operate himself, the site chosen  being that of the old Dekew mill,  across the lake from Arrowhead."  , W. C. Wells, M. L. A. of Palliser,'  told the Province he was not a candidate for the Lieut-Governorship, and  added : ' "You may, say I intend to  devote myself entirely to lumbering  matters now and my mill at Palliser  will take up all my time not occupied  by'parliaineiitary duties." '  - 'The Columbia Kiver LumbeT^Co.  have taken steps to make an example  of������ persons , setting fires , in timber  limits and at Golden they had a, man  fined $25 for setting a fire in their  limits. The danger of forest tires  cannot be too ' strongly impressed on  the people everywhere as from ��������� this  cause national losses of timber amount  to millions of dollars annually. - ,  Discussing the outlook for the lumber industry Mr. Wells' thought'mat-  ters would show a great improvement.  He looked for a good market in the  Territories, as he was informed the  lumber supply there 'was.becoming  scarce owing to the'demand caused by  the influx of settlers.- If the Dominion Government would only impose the desired dutyyon American  lumber brought' into' the Northwest,  he believed all the mills would soon  be running overtime~ngain>"  railwAyH^ews  I '  ON SHORE AND AFLOAT.  NEW PATENTS.  Kowlimd Brian in, patent attorney,  Vancouver, rt port.- : A Canadian  patent issued to K. J. Swyny and S.  J. Plucknett, oi Sydney, X. S. W.. on  an improved process for extraction of  fine mineral particles from' slimes,  tailings and the like. The device  consists of a circular tank in which  are revolving stirrers which thorough-  ItV mix the tailings with water. Fiom  'this tank the several -.trata are withdrawn through separate launders and  distributed over a serit-.- of vibrating  troughs and through a classifier,  passing finally over a shaking concentrating box or table to the tailings  discharge. The object throughout is  to thoroughly wet the mineral particles of the material under treatment  and effect the separation of them from  their associated gangue under  water.  Dr. Newton Drier, Vancouver, has  received a Canadian patent on an  improved surgical arm splint, the  object of which has been to afford a  means for endwise adjustment of the  double elements of the splints of either  arm or forearm so that when applied  to a Jiiiictured limb the desiied extension may be obtained between the  fractured ends after the parts have  been brought together, the splint being also supported from the ches-t of  the. patient.  Eankhead coal is to be used on C.  P. It. steamers on the lakes.  A new deal has been made ' for . the  sale'of the E. and'N.'railway to theC.  P. R. ' '        ,..'',.,,  i ''       .  ��������� The   freight-sheds- at   Moose   Jaw  were burned.    The loss will reach over  $20,000:  -' T. B. .Bradshaw,   station   agent,   is  leaving Monday  on   his holidays and  intends taking a trip east.) c   \  TheC.  P.  11.  will   inaugurate  the  Imperial Limited service on June 4th  giving two trains each way. .    -  ,    *' '. .  'Gen. Supt. Marpole made a trip over  Kootenay   lines   this   week , and was  accompanied by J. A. Mara.  f.,William Matthew, employed at the  C. P. IL round house at Calgary, was  crushed to pieces on Saturday by-  getting beneath an engine which he  hud not noticed moving toward him  as he stepped asidc-to avoid another  engine.  G. S. Flindt, who has been a resi  dent oi Revelstoke for some years,  and has latel} been in charge of the  C. P. R. commissariat stores, leaves  shortly for Vancouver where he has  accepted a position. .Mrs. Flindt will  accompany him.  ������ '  As the river is 'rising rapidly the  steamer Revelstoke will start for the  Big Bend the beginning of the week.  Capt. Forsland will be again in charge  and H. Colbeck has returned from  Slocan city to take his old place in  the engine-room. H. Swanson.will be  pi rser.  VV. Cros.->. Supt. of C. P. R. Mechanical Department, was in the city this  week and it id understood ' arrangements are to be made for enlarging  the C. P. K. shops here by the addition of a woodworking department.  Steps will probably be also taken to  enlarge the round house as more room  is required, engines now having to  stiind out in the yard when they  should bo under cover.  The C. P. IL is preparing to open  it.- tourist hotels on the mam line two  weeks earlier this year than usual  owing to the early .-eason and the  large contracts already booked with  tourist parties.     The  hotel  at   Banff"  It should be feoruc in mind that'  every celd weakens the longs, lowers the vitality and prepares the  system for the more 6erious diseases, among which are the two  fjreatest destroyers of human life;  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  prompt cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting, aJspeedy and  i permanent" cure. , It' counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.  '���������  . Price 25c,, Large Size 50c  J  MMsmm  Standard lOinedy lor Glcet,-  Gonorrh'cca and Runnings  IN 48 HOURS. Cures Kid-  nev and B'. ���������'���������"or Troubles.  Halcyon Hot Spring J  Sanitaritirn.  rplIE MEDICAL WATERS of Ual-  JL cyon are tho most curative in the  world. A ppi'feet, natuial remedy for  all Nervous and Muscular diseases,  Liver, Kidney and Stomach ailments  and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure  for "That Tired u Feeling." Special  rates on all boats and trains. Two  mails ai rive and depait' every day.  Telegra h communication with all  parts of the world. An experienced  massanger.  Halcyon Hot Springs  Arrobu Lake. "B. C.   *���������-     ���������   lv.jn be opened on .May   7th  and Lake  Why Suffer From Rheumatism? [L(,uUri C1,!ll������ ������" -Mtl-V !Jth-    "ayter  Why sutler from rheumatism   when  To Trappers  Raw Furs Bought,    '    .  Cash Prices Paid  F.    B.   WELLS,  Exporter of Furs.  cmarkH  opyrighU  one application of Chamberlain's Pain  Balm will relieve the pain '.' The  quick relief which this linimentatVonls  makes rest and sleep possible, and  that si lone is worth many time-i its  cost. Many who have used it hoping  only for a short relief from suffering  have been happily surprised to find  that after awhile tbc relief became  permanent. Mrs. V. ft. f.eggett of  Yum Yum, Tennessee, U.S. A., writes,  "f am a great sufferer from rheumatism, all over from head to foot, and  Chamberlain's I'ain Halm i.s the only  thing that will relieve the pain." For  sale by all druggists.  [iced, manager in chief of  hotH-i. will take personal  the hotel at Banff.  C.  P.  Ii.  charge of  PIANO TUNING.  H. ,J, Clarry, piano tuner, Toronto,  owing to illness, will not be in Revelstoke until summer.  Brick for Sale.  The undersigned have just burned a  kiln of 500,000 brick, of first class  quality. For price aud information  apply to C. B. Hume & Co.  datents a;;t  ��������� obtained In all countries.  ROWLAND BRITTAIN,  Registered Patenl  Attorney  Mcclianlviil Attorney arid KiiKlnuer,  Room :i, K.iIrlleM Mock, Granville hL, nciir I'.O  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A  [iostcard will neeurc an uvc.-iiiiK appoint  went for Lhowi who cannot cull diirlnx the day  Wm. Fleming-,  Wholemilo and Kotnll  Meat Merchant.  Fish   and   Game   in    Season  First St., Revelstoke.  IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA  .     '  i * .   ��������� '  OapitnlAutliorizod, S4,000,000.   Capital Paid ,Up, ?3 000000.   Host, $3,000,000.  ,,-    '   '"Head Oiliee,"Toronto, Ontario.,'       ��������� ,' ���������,   '  "ranches in tho Northwost Torritorios, Manitoba, Ontario and.Quobpc.  And   tlio following'points  in   British   Columbia:    Cniubrnok, Qoldon,  '  .       Nolson, Rovolstuko, Trout Lake,'Vancouver and Victoria.   ,  T. R ,Mi:hritt, Prosidont. D. R. WiMtn;, Vieo-Prosidont and Gonoral Manager. ���������  i.     BHS   .33. Hay,'AssistautlQonoral ManiiBor. . W.'Mofkat, Chiof Inspector.;'  .    . '-    t/ ,.  Revelstoke Branch, B.C.���������A General.Banking Business Transacted  Savings Dopartmonl���������DopoMts Rocoivod aud Intorost Allowed.  ������"      -   Drafts sold available) iu all parts of Canada, United Stntos and Europe.- _  Special attention given to collodions..  ;   ;    , " A. E. Piiuts, Mau'ugor  THE MOLSONS BANK  '   >.!���������' ' i, i /"' *    i       i *v       i  Incorporiitod by Act of Parliamont, 1855.  ��������� HEAD OFFICE,,,-    ' ,    -   "       "-"     ':   MONTREAL.  Wm. Molson Macpjieuson, Pres.        "   S. H. (Swing, ,yice-Pres.  , " Jaiuios Elliot,8' Gem-ral Manager.  ;       Capital paid up, $3,000,000  ,.     v \ Reserve, $3,000,0061     \  Everything in   way nf li.inking  hiisini!3>i tran-tacteil. without unnecessary del.iy. - .    ' '" ' .    r     ' <        c,i*  'i         Interest credited twice n'year at current  r-it.es on  Savings Bank,  deposits.    ,'              . * '                  ,      '           - '                         ,,      ,  W. I-I. PIIATT,-Manager,-  R13VKI.STOKI3,   B.   C. r  . r;  <-     I-'  To'suit in any part of the cily, on    ���������  EASY PAYMENTS  Call on D/ McCarthy,  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  .- ABRAHAMSON^BROS.,   PROPRIETORS.,  Newly built.      First-class'in every respect. '  All modern conveniences.  Large Sample [looms.  "  Rates SI.50 per Day, Special Weekly Rates.  Queen's Hotel, Trout Lake, under   same management  p  S. McMahon  Has just opened up his new season's stock of  Carriages   and Implements.  These include Garden,|Seeders, Plows, Harrows, Farm Implements of all kinds. Light  and Ileav^ Wagons. Light Buggies, Uigs,'and  Moline aud Fairchild Wagons.  Shoeing   a    Specialty.  Wagons Made and Repaired.  ��������� SECOND STREET, REVELSTOKE.  .        ^,  ^^'vu^^%/v^'^n^^k^^^^^^^v^^������+i^^v^/^vi  fi  Quotations submitted for Inserted Tooth, Shinglp or other Solid Tooth Saws  nnd nil kinds of repair work. Millnien everywhere are sending us "repeat"'  business lifter ONE trial. HOE BITS AND SHANKS in all sizes kept in.  stock lib-lowest rates. i j  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  MURDER CASE.  The Inquest���������An,, Open Verdict  Returned.  ���������   i ��������� i  Provincial    Authorities .Urged  ;~~ , to Act.  The'inquest on the   death   of,' the  '.Japanese'woman, Je'nnie Kyhora, who  ���������was murdered on Front St. last   week,  ',' was resumed Saturday afternoon, before Dr. r Cross;  district  coroner,  and  , the following jury :���������   -' Messrs.   Nagle,  Wells, Thomas, Jonnson, .7. A. Smith/  and J. A.   Stone. (- Mr.' Johnson 'was  chosen   foreman.      G.   S.   McCarter  ' watched the proceedings oh-behalf o  ''the  two /Japanese   under-arrest^ on  suspicion of'being  implicated  in  the  '    .affair.    The evidence elicited nothing  new.    E. Ficnid described finding the  r body and that he had heard  deceased  tell Sing 'Kee VJIiiii come tonight no  more.     Owe 'me $35,"  but did not  know.to  whom   the  conversation   re-  -ferred. r!   ,  Sing Kee was c.illedrhut denied this  statement or that the woman haditold  him anything of her affairs.    ' r  '*   \VYM., Brown_ stated, how the bocly  wns'found.  .   r  , *"     .     ,   lr  It was stated some''person had tried  '��������� to' break -into   the'house   the -night  after the murder.      -,'        .   .      - < _  -Chief- Bain   said   the   two -bloodstained footprints were  not' the same  size  one'} being   narrower   than   the  other, but he could  not  say whether  ���������they indicated one or'two persons.  Drs. Sutherland and   Graham  gave  ���������testimony as to   the  character  of the  ' -wounds, their'* evidence  showing  the  murder was committed''with a  sheath  ' 'knife having a blade from one to  one  and an eighthtinch   wide,  broader'at  r -the point, and that  the  murder took  'place at from 3 to A a. m.     . '  i    The jury  returned  a   verdict that  -deceased was murdered by a person or  .   persons unknown and  added  a -rider  o -that  in   the- interests  of  order.and  burned it in the stove, and thus left the  house without any trace of the crime  upon him except the keys, which he  threw,in the yard as he passed. The  blanket with which he covered the body  after the crime he had evidently taken  there with him as it was a dirty 'blanket, and none of the beds in the house  ��������� were disarranged. '  -''The murderer may have taken'tlie  blanket with him to smother the  woman's screams while he did his  fiendish act. ' " '  'The knife turns "out to have been  one which had seen considerable use  and had been specially sharpened. It  had been desperately used in the murder as its edges were frightfully hacked  'by contact .with the woman's bones  against which it was driven with the  frenzy"of the 'murderer. ' '  ' There is intense feeling in,the public'mind over, the atrocity and it., is  sincerely hoped the crime ��������� will ,be  sheeted home.' 'It is known where the  information is but it has not yet been  got nt. We understand the police are  now satisfied as to the culprit and  why the deed was done. The matter  will be,followed up and an arrest may  be made at any 'time.'    "      '  The woman was preparing to leave  fievelstoke, and whoever' committed  the deed knew her habits' and intentions and wished to*get her money  befoic she left. 7 .The "police found  about if GO ill together'in the house.  COMMERCiAL.  '   Thev have the rich sheen���������the beautiful lustre���������the brilliant,  colorings���������the fast dye���������so necessary for. dainty hand work,  i     Insist on having Bekliug's Silks.    Every spool full length.  Don't take the "just as'good " kiud.  '     '   .    >  fea������������������wa���������ana ii' ������u ii���������mbbb  Hobson&Bell  We .lie rpcciving'Wcolrly Shipments of  Choice DAItiYlButtef  .' in Small Tubs  Juit the thing for Family Use.  ,. ������i Justice , the   .provincial     authorities  -.should render everyassistance to ' dis-  . -cover the guilty .person or persons.      r  -ris^Ss-jNIessrs. Bullock-Webster and Upper  -r~jP     '^ f , .^      ,     . .,11..  ' of the provincial   police,   and' Chief  1   ".Bain; of the  citv   police.' have'been  ��������� '    -     "      . g*..        ..-  cbusy dny and night .investigating  the  -'affair, with' important results,, which  ,   '-we ciuiiiOt at   the 'present" juncture  -disclose. " A' Japanese interpreter "ar-  ,   -rived from the Coast, and has been of  ��������� -material assi=l>ince in examining the  '.Japanese.    Piiigpnt'search   has   been  ,    -.made for further trace of the murder.  thi: ki:vs i'ouxn.  On Monday E. Kebechese found the  Ikeys     belonging    to    the   murdered  -woman.   The.-e were in a yard oft'i the  lane lending from the house where the  ^dreadful deed was done, and   had evi-  ���������denfcly   been   thrown   there    by   the  -murderer as he was leaving the place.  'These keys'are stated to  have shown  (blood stains. <���������  thi: kkiki: FOUNT).  Then  on   Tuesday  the   knife  with  1    -which the deed was done   was  found.  'Jt was buried in the ash box attached  -.to the stove. - '  A' xciv light.    -  These discoveries throw a new light  on   the matter, i There   was  method  in    the     madness    which   appealed  -,at     first     to , have   actuated     the  murderer,    which   eshows  i the   perpetrator   of    the    murder   to    have  fceen one of the most brutal  and  calculating criminals ever heard of.     He  Inew there were circumstances which  -would indicate jealousy as  a  motive.  ���������His mutilation of the body after death  would, he recognized, point to such a  motive, and thus divert suspicion from  his own motive.     And  this  was  the  .-effect, as the police are  now  satisfied  -the Japanese arrested were  innocent,  though jealousy as a  motive pointed  more distinctly to one of these  than  to anyone else.  It    was    a    matter    of   common  report in the  vicinity   that  6he  had  from one to two .thousand' dollars in  her possession, but the murderer ��������� was  , disturbed at his hellish work.  MURDERER WAS DISTURBED.  It is known a white man visited  - the house about 4 a. m., ringing at  i-the front and back doors.     He got no  answer but heard some person step-  , ping about the house���������evidently  the  murderer. Thus disturbed, he evi-  . dently got out of the house as soon as  the visitor disappeared, feeling it was  -unsafe to stay longer to complete the  ��������� robbery of-the woman's effects.  The deliberateness of  the murderer  is shown -by several circumstances.  'Tho footmarks in the hall show he  rtook off his shoes. He may even have  .-taken off his blood-stained clothing and  FINANCIAL  Sidelights   on   Life, Insurance  Investments.    "  It will be'news to investors in life  insurance comj itnies to -know that  mest of the life companies operating  in Canada made losses last-year���������that  is the claims paid were greater than  the premiums received. This ratio of  claims increases as lime goes on, and  a (greater proportion of policies  matures.each year. The British companies paid claims for $802,958 more  than they received, ,the American  companies were cilled on lo pay .$237,-  177 more tliti'iv-they -rece.ved and the  Canadian life ollices h.idjn "mfugin of  only $107,498 over losses souhat life  in-urance companies appear -to be  anything but a* desirable  investment.  <     / ,    BANKING.  The Royal 13.ink is opening a branch  at Vernon, nnd the Bauk^of B. N. A.  is opening at Hedley.   , >  The statement of Canadian banks  for Maich shows an increase in deposits Of $5,723,221. Current loans  were $8,117,310 larger than in Feb.  and $18,704,595 larger th..n in March,  1904. Call loans are only $212,083  larger than in Feb., and less by $530,-  000 than in March, 1904. Call loans  abroad arc live million greater than  March, 1904. Current loans abroad  increased $30u,000 over Feb. and are  three million gi cater than a year ago.  GROCERIES  1  C  t "  Our Stock of Fresh, Fruits is complete  ,   in every line.   Call and   examine.  1 Prices'and.quality to suit all.  BakerssConfectioners  'BRICKS! BRICKS  , Tbe'Best.OIay in OkanagairValley  Well-burnt 'Bricks in large or sinnl  quantities at reasonable prices.  BZTDERBY. BRICK fcTILE OO.  OOOjelT   r .    Endi-i'liy, B.C.  E.Jv Bourne  SPRING IS COMING  You'should plant your"  GARDEN  Boots and Shoes,  Men's Furnishings,  Ready-Made Clothing.c"  FIRST STREET, ��������� ���������'-' WEST.  SEEDS.  You want. - c  - c   '       i  A line selection of D.  , ,   M. Ferry & Co..   '  and the Steele '.Briggs   cele-    <,  bra ted " seeds,. consisting   of , ''  Beet,   Carrot,   "Lawn   GrassJ\  _-���������  , , "-Turnip, Radish', Peas, Beans',   ..  ,  * Corn, Herbs and Flowers.  WAH   CHUNG.  J. M.ilej's, Fre=h Greenhouse Voaot.iblo1-.'  ^ Also izooil stock of Grocerios,.Boots nnd   .  .,        Shoes unci Clothing. ,  ,       INSURANCE.  The report of the insurance companies of Canada for 1904 shows the  gross amount received, for fire insurance premiums $16,136,624, and losses  $14,111,200. The gross amount at  risk was $1,218,853,251. The premiums paid in since 1869 were $201,580.-  555. and losses paid $154,432,702.  ,   THE HARDEST TEST  How the  New Scale Williams  . Piano Stands it.  The haidest test of piano excellence  is the constant use to which the instruments arc subjected in a Ladies  College. > Inexperienced performers  are liable to be careless and yet the  high class Colleges demand the best  class of musical instrument in order  that their pupils may have correct  musical training.      <  The following letter is in addition  to a large ��������� number of similar ones  from other colleges :  "After' a thorough examination of  the New Scale Williams Piano, and  having tested two of the make in our  College of Music, I am pleased to report that we are pleased with the  instrument and'are satisfied that it  will meet our needs.  "We find the instrument well made,  the action good, with the latest improvements in bracing, and everything suggestive of durability, It is  well strung and has a clear, clean tone  which is very pleasing. You are at  liberty to send us two more instruments ut your earliest convenience."  C. It. Flanders, Prin. Stanstead College.  Lewis Bros., Revelstoke, B. C.  pCBAN STEAMSHIPS:  Royal Mail Lines.  Cheapest Route to the Old Country.  ALLAN LINE-From ITftlif.ix.  Viuloii.ui ��������� \pl    1(1  Bav.u i,m      \pl.   17  Virginian   i.  An).   21  Tunisian ll.iy    1  CAN. PAC. ATLANTICS. S.���������From Sit John.  LakeChaniplaiii         'Api." 8  Lake Erie     \pl. ii  Lake Manitoba : \pl. 'i'J  DOMINION LIXK-Krom Port land.  Vancouver      Apl    8  Kensington tpl. l~>  Canada .'    '..   .  .-..Apl. -.'2  AMERICAN LINE-From New York.  St. Paul Apl.   S  New York-      '.Apl. 15  St. Louis \pl. 22  Philadelphia    Apl. 29  WHIfE STAR LINE-From New York.  ,,  Celtic      Apl.   7  Oceanic - Apl. 12  Majestic ' Apl. 1!)  Baltic Apl. 2ti  Teutonic. . - May   3  OUNARD LINE-Fiom New York.  Campania  Vpl.   8  Caroni.1. ...   ' .' Vpl. 15  Lucania "       Apl. 22  Eti-una Vpl.  29  Campania May  6  Passengers ticketed through to all parts of  Great Britain <uid Ireland, and at bpecially low  rates to all parts of the European continent.  Apply to nearest railway or steamship agent or  to  T.  W. BRADSHAW. A  ont.  Revelstoke  W. P. F  CUMMINGS.   Pacific   A*ent  '    ;       NOTICE.     ' ���������>  -yroTICE is hereby GIVEN that the  IN undersigned have submitted to .'the  Lieutenant-Governor in Council a .propos.il,  under the provisions of the "Rivers, and  Streams Act." for clearing and removing of  obstructions from Fost hall Creek. West ICoote-  nay, and for'making the same lit for rafting  and driving thereon of logs, timber, lumber,  rafts and crafts, and for erecting and maintnin-  ing booms for holding, sorting and delivering  logs and timber biought down -aid river, and  for attftching.booms to the shore of said creek  and Arrow Lake for said purposes.  '  The lands to be all'ectcd by said work arc  Crown lands. ' . <  The rate ot tolls proposed to be charged are  such as inay.be fixed by the. Judge of the  Countv Court of Kootenay.. ,   '  Dated February 23th. 19111  CI4n2l BIG REND LUMBER CO., LTD.  ; TENDERS  ������������������  FOR   STATION   AND   OFFICE  'building AT..REVELSTOKE.  CjEALED Pnijios.ils will be received  IO atlliH Divisional Engineers Office,-  V.incnuver. until noon Monday. April  2-lth, bv ihe'G in.tdian P.icific'lt.ulw.iy  Company, for the constt-iu-lion of a  station and ollice building,,it Itevel-  stoke���������according to plans and specifications to be seen at above mentioned  office, or at the Superintendent's office  .it RevtdsLoke. Envelopes containing  proposals frhould lie marked "Proposal  fur Revelstoke Station."  The lowest or any tender not necchs-  iirilv accepted.  ���������    " C. E. C.VRTVVItlGHT.  0S2,i22 Division Engineer.  > Notice.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore subsisting between Henry J. Bourne  and Frank H. Bourne under the name of  "Bourne Bios", as merchants, was dissolved on  the llth day of March, inst. '  All debts owing to tbe said partnership arc  to be p-ud to the said Frank II. Bourne and all  claims against the said partnership will bo  settled bv the said Frank II. Bourne.  The business in future will be carried on  under the name of "Bourne Bios", with Frank  II. Bourne as solo member of the fli in.  Dated at Revelstoke, B. C, 'his 2.1rd day of  Maich, A. D., 190J. '    '  (13Sa22 FRANK J I. BOURNE.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  NEW CROP  HOME GROIVN AND IMPORTED  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT  AND ORNAMENTAL TREES  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,   GREENHOUSE AND  HARDY,PLANTS'  ���������   for Spring planting.  Bovfllsjtoke Bestaarant  Mrs. H. J. Hanbury," Managress'.^  First-Class Table.  Private Dining Boxes.  Larue Diuingroom for  Banquets, Suppers, etc.  Furnished Rooms To Let.  FIRST STBEET, BEVELSTOKE  Cut Flowers, Floral Designs, etc.  BEE HIVES AND SUPPLIES.  FERTILISERS.  Eastern prices or less    White labor.  Catalogue free.  Buy Direct���������Save Agent's Commission  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster  Road  VANCOUVER, .    -      -       B. C.  c  1  Persons requiring a supply of ice can  depend on getting it promptly from  W. FLEMING-  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B. Paget, Prop.    ,  Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage,  etc., to any part of the City.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken.  TELEPHONE NO. 7.  Stock for Sale.  Two Teams, good loggers, and two  Fresh Milk Cows with Calf. For particulars applv to Herbert Evans, Arrowhead, B."C. 003 M7  For Sale.  One hundred tons of Good Timothy  Hay .$13.50 per ton f. o. b. Ducks station. Apply to McArthur & Harper,  Kamioops, B. C.  69Stc  Use it for School Luncheons.  Clark's Corned Beef sliced thin and  put on buttered bread always pleases  children.    W.  Clark,  Mfr., Montreal  I  sry.  P. BURNS & CO  ���������������'  Wholesale and Retail  Meat Merchants.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Head Office, Abattoir fand Cold'* Storage :   ,  "    ,."  - "^^^Oalgary, Alberta ,'  .'   ,,,  Ybu have  The  <. " ���������.'���������-."���������'  Public  I' L t < '  by the  Ear  When   you   use   the   KOOTENAY  MAIL for Advertising your business.  C t  IIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllHllllllillllHIII  ESTABliISHED    1894  The Kootenay Mail.  The Oldest Established Paper in  .North Kootenay., ���������       v^    *  Subscription, $2.00 Per Year." ;  ILLUSTRATED PAPER,  -   Published Weekly on Saturdays by      ^~*  -^������.  The Kootenay Mail Publishing Co., Limited.  Steam Printers  and Publishers.  Dealers in  Printing  and    Wrapping    Papers'   and  Paper   Bags.  Loose Leaf Account and Duplicate  Counter Check Systems.  Agents for Tengwell and Opalla  Patented Loose  Leaf Files,  Ledgers and   Billing  Systems.  Illustrated Work a Specialty.  Phone Number 13.     P. 0. Box Number 70. THE KOOTENAY MAIL  ttbe 1kootena\> flbail  '    1'UH1.13HK1)  SATURDAY.  ���������AT���������  ' REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES,  Including posingc lo Knginnd, United State-,  and Canada. ,  Ih tlioie.u flhiougli poilodlcoj ,Si(IO  Hiilf       " " "'      1.2.'  ynailor " " "      'I>">  Including C'liil-tnms Mail 50c o\tm.  ADVERTISING   KATES.  lli'iisiiioiiicnl-,   N'onp.nii'l |12   line- nuik'o one  Inch I      lJiufuncd   positions,   -.")  pur  cenl.  riddllionnl.  .Uirths, Mni'i'lnges anil Death-,  Xv.  ouch   insertion.    All   ndveiu-oinenl-.  subject lothe nppiovnl ol' lhe iimniigeiiieiil.  Wanted nnd Condensed Adierllseiiionls:���������  ( Agents WniiUd, Help Wanted. Situations  uiinlcd.    Situation-     Vnciint.    Teiiulion  Wimled. Medianlcs \\',inled,  10 wools or  le��������� i'lo., each uddltioiml woul twocenl-.  Changes In standing adveill-eniunt- must  i lie In by ll a. in. 'lliui-diiy of each week to  ,-sooiiie nood dl-plny.   .Standing ndvei Using  mailer will bo changed twice n month with-  -. .    out   i"\lni    ehiiigu      Kor  mine  fioquonl  -?���������'    iilti'i-iitlon- Ihe lime occupied   in making  "*"    s,iino will be ch.uged at usual rnlus.   ';  JOU l'UI.NTlNU pi'oinptly executed aticnson-  able i ule--. ���������  TKH.MS���������t'u-li."   Subscription piiyublc,lii ml  viince. ,  COKItlttU'ON'DKXCK invited on nuittci- of  public inlorei-t. Coiiiniiinlcutiou- to Kdi-  lor inu--t be uccompiiiiied by name ol  writer, not necessarily for publication, but  us evidence ot good fuilli. t'one-poiideiicc  hhould bo brief. ��������� v  We request oup numorous rondoi's to  favor us with tholp asslstanco In  making tho KOOTENAY MAIL tho  most valuable nclvertlsl'nfi-medium  -, In   tho   Kootonays  by   giving-   tho  preference    when''  making-     purchases   to   those   llpms   who   ape  rog-ular advertisers in  tho KOOT  ENAY MAIL.  D  R.   MORRISON,  DENTIST.  ,'Ornci:: ,  i in:  ni:w   LAWUKNCI^HLOCIC,  JIcKeir/.ie Atomic.  E  DWARD A.  HAG GEN,  Mining Enoinekk,  (Mem.'American  ln-tltutc Min ng Kngincer-I  (Mem. Canadian Mining   . liliite.)  ' tl        Kevklstokk." B. O.        '  Kxninin.'iiHiii of nnd'Ycporls on  Minei.il I'io  '       i pei ties a Special! y.       i'  H  Uf. II    S.    CAYLEY,  I3nirister anil Solicitor. '       i  OFFICE���������Cornel   nl'Fii-'t Stiret anil  Doyle Avenur, Revelstoke, B. ('  II  TARVEV, McOARTER  '      AND PINKHAM,  harhisti'rs, solicitous, etc.  Ofkicus :   Moi.sons   Bank   IIlock,   Kkvki,-  S'lOKK, li. C.  Money to loan.  Offlcf!o:,It(!vel-lokc,H.C.; Kort Steele, B. C.7,  Gi:o. S. McCahti;i������,  A. ill.   I'lNKHAM,  Kevelstoke, IJ. C,  J. A. Hakvkv,  Fort Steele, B. C.  J. XI. Stolt, I, LU. W. 1. Hi 1KB-.  QCOTT   AND   BRIGGS  O ,  Baituistehs, Solicitors, Etc.  Money -io 'Loan  ' Soi i( nous i'oii'jlm,f(iSi- Bank  First Street.      ������ Revelstoke,  B.C.  Ube'1[\00tena\?^ajl  developing Lhe mineral resources of  the province ut ,present operate/  .So strongly do mining men feci  over the mutter they have openly  stated if they could not get justice  from the government they would  have to establish it themselves  wilh the strong arm of the miners'  committee and lynch -law���������the  most effective' legislation of the  pioneer, mining camp) but a system  which sliould not be necessary  under British constitution.  WAKE UP.  If the citizens of Revelstoke  are  in earnest we should  advise  them  to form a strong tourist association.  No city in' Canada affords ' a ' finer  field   for   this   work.      Wilh   the  attractions  of- the 'liig' Bend, the  Arrow Lakes, Jiagle Pass, Rogers  Pats  with    their  fishing  streams,  mountains',   -glaciers,      ice-fields,  caves, and other natural attractions  thes-e   mountains    should   become  the   world's   play   ground.    r Los  Angelesois a grand example of what  the,residents  of  a  city can  do to  promote   the   tourist   traflic   and  benefit by it.      Last session 75,000  tourists visited that city, which has  not a tenth part of the   attractions  i   i. .     ' -'  for tourists surrounding Revelstoke  With a bridge across the Columbia  river, the Eagle Pass road re-built,  and a tally-ho put on for the  accommodation of ��������� tourists, with  steamer excursions up and down  tlie Columbia river," with good trails  made to 'the best mountain attractions, Kevelstoke could soon  eiun'for itself a'world-wide name  as a.'touiist res-ort. What-Los  Angeles is today, with its 175,000  people, shows what can be 'done  with tourists, or with a tourist  resort.  SATURDAY,   APRIL iii.  190,1  THE WATliR FRONT.  The   .action,   'taken     by   some  citizens   to   obtain   lights to    the  water-front has   aroused  considerable indignation as'people got  the  idea an  effort^ was  being made  to  levy   toll   on   the   legitimate   recreation of the  people,   many   believing that when the river channel  is straightened  out the  backwater  will form a favorite boating report.  Though we have   no  knowledge of-  the purpose   for   which   the   rights  have been bought, we have an idea  1 it is   for   a   inillsite.      If   po    the  ! citizens   would   be   very    glad     to  Igive.   the   e.-tabli.-hnicnt   of   an in-   idiirtr.',    in   the city  a   reasonable  ' TllK MINING L.-U\'������. ! support,   but   there   would   be   no  The (ir.-t duty of a government: necessitv foi coialling the whole of  is to .-ee tlie Liiv^ on the* statute' the-water fiont between the rail-  book^'are just ' The McHnde gov- way bridge and the old .-meller  eminent has not learned the fir-t 'site. There i.- pienty of booming  duty of statesmen in ibis respect, room at the lower end and no-one  The' trouble- at Poplar and | would have any objection to that  Similkaineen showed glaring deti- being-used for such purpose. fn  ciencies in the milling laws and fact we are sure the citizen, would  government promised, fiom last; as=ist the promoters of a bona fide  .election till the late session, they ' luniberinq enterprise in any reason-  were going lo amend the law?, j able way. Any attempt to corral  improve Ulles to placer aud lode1 the whole water front would, how-  clainiE, and adjust the unfair bur-[ever, be strongly re.-emed. We  den of the two per cent minecil; consider the promoter? of the  tax. These promise- have pioved! enterprise would do well to take  to be false. ! l^Q  public   into   their   confidence,  When Premier McBride shed and if their plans are'for the bene-  crocodile tears on the husting- last | fit of the city they will be supported,  election over the disabilities under! otherwise the government dare not  which the mining industry labored | grant a privilege that will inter-  he showed that he was acting the j fere with the common righf- of the  pail oi a canting humbug., and; citizen-, and any Mich proposal  Hon. R. Green, Minister of Mines' will be resisted to the utmost,  i.-no better. The Poplar camp | Another point that i- lost =idit of  m-i.cularlv  Bufiured   by   the    bad ' i-. that much oi the gravel baryind  MAN KILLED.  Asleep on Track and Run Over  by Freight Train.  Chris. Johnson, well known bore,  was killed on Thursday night by being  run over,by n freight train. He had  just returned from Vancouver and  had been drinking heavily. Jt is supposed lie was on' his way over the,  Columbia bridge to the Eddy mill  where he was to goto work, when he  fell on the truck and went asleep. A  freight train leaving Revelstoke sbort-  ly'aftcr midnight,' with Engineer Mos-  crop in ehaige of the engine, run over  him nnd cut oil' both legs close to the  body?which lolled down ,the bank,  and lie died shoitly afterwards,  'im: ,inqui:st.  An inquest was hold yesterday by  Dr. Cioss, coroner. The jury, were:  Messrs. W. M. 'Lawrence "(foreman),  Kincaid, Coursier, .Hustings, W. Bows  and .1. H. Robinson. \R. 'A. Upper  conducted , tlie inquiry on be:  half uf the police, nnd'^upt. Kilpat-  rick watched the case for the railway  company.    ��������� ,    ,- >   ,  ' li'. A. Moscruj), C. I'. R. engineer,  stated he lirst raw tlecuised lying  across the south rail as he turned the  curve leading to the bridge, anil '00 or  70'l'cet nlica'd ot the engine. Whistle  was blown. 'Could not stop engine to  avoid accident, .but" train,,pulled'up  LOO feet aftoi passing num. s Reversed  train to give assistance.- Man bad  smell of Hquor and was moaning. ���������  .1. Kustwood, ^fireman and 111 A.  Upper also gave evidence, the latter  saying deceased bad been . drinking  more or less all day.  Verdict, accidental death, iio blame  attachable to anyone.   ���������        ,. "    "  Who Are The Men.   ,  Editor Kootiixai XIaii.: l  Sm,��������� I t'is whispered about'-town  that some individuals aie applying for  certain foieshore and water rights  on the Columbia River," extending  through tbc town,juubtbat they have  been pressing for the hasty completion of the uruvernment clii'ni and channel, that they might soon -realize tbe  value, of their prospective r. franchise.  Now Sir if there is one thing that tbe  citizens of this town have wished, for  "more than another, it has been for  sonic s.ife, convenient water i-esoit upon which they might freely enjoy  boating and other aquatic pleasures  and exercises,'! and just as they arc  about to realize their expectations, is  it possible we have in our midst such  unmitigated grafters (you piny here  inseit any other word which will better apply to their act) who, to satisfy  their individual ends would , deprive  the public of the lecie.itive boon accruing from tbe expenditure of their  own niiiiioy ? Surely our town and  neighboihood has not too m.my natural "attractions- that, such 'an attempt ns thL can 1 e>toleratcd much  less justified. As this is a public  'matter Mr Editor, will you, if you  have the information, kindly give in  your next i������uc the names of these  pei sons.  I am etc .       t   i  Ri:ri:i:A'i ion-.  The   in-  pre-ent  channel   an;   part   of  city  par  faith of the go\eminent  ,  cenlive that -hould have been j lot= originally sold, and would un-  civen to placer mining bv better j doubU'dly revert to the owners of  titlr- ha, been lacking. ! the land, .-o that   no   right-   could  We have the authority of J. K.jbe given o\er it toother*. We  Koh-on.tho kadimr placer mine. hope our citi/en- will give up any  manager of the piounre. a- to thu | scheme which ha.- the appearance  immense wealth that cuilrf be de- j of u-ing political influence to graft  veloped in Cariboo with improved at the expense of the public in  leuishilion and   hater  title-.      We  know that important mineral  sections are lied up by the uncertain, ambiguous, unjiintVt.ite of  existing laws. The judge- of the  supreme court have drawn the  attention of the government to  this phase of the mining laws. Uut  nothing has been done either to  fulfil the sacred pledges of the  government.or to remedy the legal  difficulties    under    which     those  tere-t. Such a policy, while com-  , ing within the four corner- of flie  1 law. i- ?elfi-h, nnju-l and morally  wrong, and we con.-ider people  should have !-otne regard for the  righl" oi their neighbour-. There  are unfortunately men who, if they  bad the power, would want lo  bottle up the nir and retail it at  ten cents a puff, but we hope no  citizens of Revelstoke can be classified with such. ������������������':���������'  MILITARY NOTES.,  Piomotion in Xo.-I Company, R. M.  It.: to be Seret. Corporal Donald vice  deigt. Cooke, discharged ; to i be  coi por.il, Private Sb.ndlow vice Corporal Fleming, transfencd to F\ Company G, D. C. O. R.' Pte. Berger vice  Hansen, resigned: Pie. Holland vice  Spurlingdi=ch:iiged. The O. C. .Vo. o  Conip.ni> R. M. R. has received notice  from the D. O.C., milit.ny district Xo.  11. that the inspection of No. 5 Coy.,  appointed for April Lytb, has been indefinitely po-tponed.  .Shooting c.uurday as usual.  Iti-ult- of -hooting on'l'rifi.iy. .\pni -'1-t  X.irne Kan I.    JWjd- :'"M   Wl totnl  BruHn, U. A. Lieut.       -3      'ii      -It      KS  rirnilh. It. " -"I      -Vi      2B      82  Mo,-ri-on       . " -      il      li      :"  SlMidlo'v (orpl.      ���������      SI      ll       I")  f'.oll.ind " il      H      HI      li-'  Croov������r Pte.        :������       ii      27       Sli  Ncl-on . " i'<       1"       li       I'l1  Ki-ti'-:        . '��������� -"���������'       -i5      H       '"  Han-.'ii      .. " '>       ^      -V)      SI  Coonibi- " IT       i'l        1        11  I^rm.n^      .. " I"'       H>      21       ">l  .McMillan " ���������        <!      18      '-'-  Panel " --       -il       *       It  H������rl.o - " IT       11       IS       It!  |{fio.       . li        II      n       -iS  A���������ociatioil .Meinh'T-  li.ulf-y  Palmer  l^iw-on1  THANKS.  I bog to tciid'M rny-iiie"i-c-thank- t(<  li lend-and citi/en- of Hevi Ntoke for  rbe -vnpatiiy anci kuidnt"- -bown my  wil'eniiil nii-flf in mil b( ic,t\eiiieii t  by the loss- nf our late daughter.  T,. i'l-iiticK.  A Good Suggestion.  Mr. f 15. W'nii.wri'^bt, of Lemon  City I'l.i . Im.- ������iritt''ii the n anu-  f.i 'turer- that much lieUr-i- r> -ultrt are  otr-iniKl from ti.'- nw of Chair.lier-j  l.iin'- Colic Cnoler.i and Diarrfto^a  J{i'iin'i!y in ci-e- "i, j-ani- in tho  .-���������torr.ich, colic and cboiei.i inorbm by  taking it in water ,u hot a-i can be  dr.mk That wmhii tdken in thi- way  the efl'tct i- double in raoidity. "ft  seems to get at the light -pot in-  rftaiitly," he -ay-. l'"or -al" by ,ill  driiaai-ts.  3i  ���������iii  l.i  10       1.1  !)       .>1  --  il       1  LATE WAR NEWS  Russian and Japanese Fleets  ���������* Engaged.  Saigon, French Cocbiji-Chiua, April  23,���������The complete Kussian fleet left  Kamrahn I3av on April 22nd, -at midday. *  At night,heavy cannonading yvas  heard out at sea. Jt is supposed that  tbe Itusbian flert was engaged with a  portion'of the Japanese Squndion.1 . ,  Russians Claim Viotokv. - -  , St. Peteisburg, April' 2G.���������General  Linevitch reports : Our ' advance  posts on Apiil 22nd forced the enemy  successively to evacuate the .fortified  villages of'jSIanchenzou and. Neman-  ponieng, and retreat hastily to Kaiy-  ancheiig.  newTbuildIngs.  i ��������� y I      .  Plans  for  Building  the ' New  Station; ������������������ ���������<  Local contractois have 'been busy  during the week estimating on the  plans for tho new C. P. It. station at  Kevelstoke'.' ' The building will cover  a ground space 'of 102 ft 8 in. by 41,ft  10 in. and will-be two ^toreys high.  The foundation will be of stone with'  brick .superstructuic. The ground  lloor arrangement, starting With,the  west'end, will be: General'waiting  room 22 ft 8 iii. by 3S 'ft 4 iny commercial telcgiaph mom in   fiont 10 ft  9 in.-bv   10 ft;  ticket '.ollice  at  back  10 ft 9,'in. by 10 ft 10 in ; ladies waiting room 10" ft by 32 ft 4 in.;' baggage  room'20 (t by,32dt 4 in.; express ollice  20 ft by 38 ft 4 in. '  '   ,'  On ihe' upper floor will be, tho'gen-  eraPblliccs, consisting of the following  rooiiis: Trainmaster, 20 ft 8 in. by 14  ft.'; despatches 24 ft 0 in by 20i ft 8 in;  superintendent, 19- ft 4 in. by 13 ft  0 in; secretary to superintendent 21 ft  by 13 ft 0 in.; resident, engineer, 17 ft  by LrftO'in.; chawing, 20 ft 8 in. by  13 ft Gin.; accountant, IS ft 9 in. by  L3 ft G in.; tie inspector, 18 ft by 13 ft  (5 in.j'roailniastcr, 15 ft by 13 ft (i in.;  bridge and Imilding inspector, 10 ft 8  in. by 13 Ft G in.' -  The plan is oi neat design and shows  tbe best of conveniences for 'the public  and stall", while the arrangement is  the most econoinic.il Irom. a railway  point of view.       ,   "'  o. ii. hu.mu's ki;siui:nci:.   -  The" residence 'which C. 13. Hume  will eiect on McKen/.ie avenuci will  cover a ground space of 40 fbsqu.uc.  The basement cellar will be constructed tbc'full size^of the building  and will be walled with a thickness  of two feet of stone, with subdivisions  foi fuel and furnace rooms.- On the  ground1 floor will he parlor 16x14. ft,  dining room loxlG ft, hall'"i3xll ft',  kitchen with v<>alcove .13x11 ft, .ind  smoking room 1-1x13 to. The loom's  will have handsome open healths, und  added to the drawing room will he ' a  huge bay window.  Upstniis will be four bedrooms, hall,  linen closets, bathiooni etc. A \01.111-  d.ih will he built round two sides.  Tho building will be of handsome design and will be 'a \nimble" addition  tli ,tbc residential pint of the city.  .Messis. Dalton and Kveleigh, of Vancouver, are tbe aiclmects.  DRAMATIC" SOCIETY.  The performance on -Wednesday  night by the Dramatic Society 'of II.  J. Bryon's comedy, ������100.000 w.fs  the best euteitainment yet'(given  by the society, and was beaitily enjoyed by all who bad the pleasure,of  witnessing it. The star_ character ol"  the piece was lepiesenled hy W. A  ITeniy as Gerald Goodwin", and he acted the part splendidly. XV. A. Sturdi  made a good Major Blucksliuw. J. u'.  Chilton Idled well the part of Sir  Kumsay YAatcra. C. Palmer successfully played the double lole of Chaiker  andGibb'iis. K. II. Sawyer as Joe  Barlow pioved one of tho best playeis  oi the company, giving a paiticularly  good account of himsell in the comic  p.ut. As Pennythornc XV. A. Chanib-  excelled bimselt,iind was seen to hooter  ii'i vantage than 111 any pievious performance. 1). M. Kae gave a .splendid  performance as .Mr. Flukcr.  Miss Coilcy did .some lirst-clius acting as Alice Barlow, and Mrs.' Dunn  delighted the audience with the way in  which she played the part of Mr-. Harlow. Mia. W. M. Lawrence gave an excellent lepre.-entation ot Jane Plovei,  and Miss Borgei wa������ good as Arabel  Bell.  Tbe euteitainment was followed by  an enjoyable dance.  PICTURESQUE  REVELSTOKE  Finest Publication Ever Issued  't-     , in Kootenay.     .    .  The 'Kootenay OL'il Publishing  Company have in band tbe' finest  illustrated publication yet isniied in  ,the interior, namely nn edition' of  Picturesque Kevelstoke, illustrating  the principal scenes of tho city and  surrounding country,and mountain  resorts.' The booklet will be printed  on photo book paper,'neatly bound  for presentation purposes. The published price will bo $1. A small  amount of advertising will be accepted  for tbe, booklet which will be the  finest souvenir of Kevelstoke yet  ibsued. ' Oidors wilbbc received at the  drug and book stores or the company's  ofliice, Kovelstoke. c |l  CHURCHES.  St. Pk'itu's���������Low Sunday. Services  as usual. ' . 1 ������  Kuox;���������Servicer  as usual on   Sunday  at 11 a. 111. and 7.30 p. 111'.    >   '   -  St. 'Andrew's,���������Subject" 11 .11. '111.  "Tho Subject of Love," 7.30^.^111.  "What , Constitutes , a ' Successful  Church."     ' ���������     a ;"  'KZkox' Ciiukoii���������Steps are being  taken to secure a regular minister. On  Sunday Rev?" Dr. Inglis, medical missionary to Telegraph Cieek, stopped  o(V and conducted-services at the  church, preaching air interesting and  practical sermon. ,  &  ,-       --   PRIVATE .  FUNDS TO LOAN  ,-rON REAL ESTATE SEC.UHITV'  ,   '.,.   '    Apply to  SCOTT   AND    BRIGGS  '    Bakuis'teus, (  REVELSTOICE,-13. C.  Clocks ! Clocks!  8-Day, Half Hour   Strike,   for  iji-i.OOpiiIy.     Limited   Number.  J. Guy Barber  Kootonuy LodKe No, IS A.F, & A.M.  Tlio regular moot-  iiiKi-'aro held in tho  Miu-onio Tom iilo,  Jdd Kollown Hall, on  lhe third Monday in  ouch month at 8''  p.m. ViHltliiKbreth-  1011 001 diiilly welcomed.      '     r     ,.  C. .A. PHOUUNIICrt, Si:cui:TAitV.     ;  SELKIRK LODGE. NO  12, I. O. O. P.        (���������  Meet" iivory Tuesday  evoniiiK     in   Selkirk   ���������  J lull     at    8    o'clock.   '  ViHitlia? brothron cordially" Invited  to, at-;,  tend.,  \V. W. KOSTKIt, N.G?.'    '     J. MATniK. Sl������0  fl  lied Itsso  Di'Ki'Oo ini'i'li seuoud  nnd'fourth  Tiii'Mlnyh of oncli  iiiiintli: W'hllo Jtoio DcKi'CO  incelhTlili'd Tuuwlny of cuuli,i|iiiirtui', In Odd    '  follows Hull,    Vltllini; brothron welcome.  .TAS. I. WOOD HOW. T. IIAIIT,  ' I'l'iirililciil. Seeietiiry.'   r  J.   ,S  AM SON'  Paintep/'^perhangei', Sipwritop.  ICALSOMFNING-^DONE.       '  r  Orders I'l'Civi'prompt attention.   ,|(i'  Second street,    ; -' '   REVELSTOKE ,  li  (  ��������� ".   PI  When You Want  ,  <    Niglit or.day,    '  Rin? up Tel. No. 27/  Stand at Union Hotel:  J; M.; McCallum.  :.   - WANTED'  " -  APPRENTICES   'anil    experiencdl, y  "  _ (lrc h������ni!iki'i's \v'n'iui''il.    Applyjiit  I);'('ssm,ikiiig,D''p,u'lmenl,0. 13. Hume-      <  &Co. . ,      ,  DRESSMAKER wmilrt like'to hear  ol a tennd opcninLT in a smart  town in \i. V. ''Address Airs. L. Percy,  52S Lr)iig-.idf'St., \Vinnip"g, Man.    -i  r"nO  LET���������RormiH to'k'i, lurniiheil or  J_    mil'iirni'.hi'd.    11.'N. Coursiei'. 015-  ANTED���������Ilnnd>:   ROY.   .Apply  Ei)W.\uiJ8,.Tix!di'iinist.    2o0������ii'  w  h aster  {jrift  Hs  ifts  WANTED���������Hv    Hnifjli'     Womiuv  WORK MYTME DAY.-Apply  Koothnay Mail Olliri'.  WANTED KNOWN-All kinds nf  lnci-c-lc.it iicciuiiil books, card  unli'Xi'-, anil spci i.il iiih'il, pei I'ni.ited'  or pimc-lii'd p.ipt'i-.'111,1 v lie ohtaini'd at.  llu- ICootknay Mail Pi mting Office.  w  GRIP AND PASSWORD.  TIipIochI li;dg<'.-' oi the L O. O. F.  will celehr.ite the BOth anniversary of  their order by attending Divine service  at the .Methodist chureb on Sunday  evening.  "USE  Royal  Gro^wn  Soap  And save U'l.ijipem for Pri-iiiiuins.  ROYAL CROWN SOAP has no equal  on the market. Drop un a caid and  we will mail you a catalogue illustrating tlie beautiful premiums wc ofl'er.  The, Royal Soap Co.,  Vancouver, B. C. Limited  THE GIVING OF GIFTS AT  EASTERTIDE.' IT IS HUT A  REVIVAL OF AX ANCIENT  CUSTOM WIII'OII USED TO  CARRY WITH IT GREETINGS S1MTLAR TO THAT OF  CHRISTMAS.  Peculiailv  enough   it  doca   not  i      - --  involve e.xtraviigant gifts���������moio  of the " knick-knack," or dainty  novelty, of which  Easlei  brings  an iibundimcc  We have succeeded in  gathering together in a  little Eastci brochure a  do/en sterling silver and  gold novelties, which  aie difl'erent from those  ( shown   in other stoics,  and  winch   we isell   by  mail at  valions   prices  ft ont   twenty-live  cents  upwiiids.  If   you    would   like   a  copy, your name  on a  postal will  bring it   by  return  mail.  Five of the newest hat pins are  shown; steiling silver lops, four  of which sell foi ll-i cents each,  and one," TheSwallow " with an  e.\tra long pin at (10 cents.  (Jin Mail Older Department an������wcr������ enquiiica  piomptly.  Henpy Birks & Sons  Goldsmiths ano Silviiksmitiis,  350-352 Main St., Winnipeg.  ANTED���������An" 1'iii'i'gi'lic and leli-  ililu hi.in io i'1'pit'si'tit us at  Rm'i'lsloki' and' sin iiiuiiilinj? teiTitory- .  and -.I'll oui I l.ii'dv S|i"i-i.ill ies in Fi uit  and Oi ii.uiiciil.il Nni'si'i y Stock; spceiaL  list I'm li. 'O. planting. Territory re  M't'ivd. Pay weekly. Il.mdsonic out-  fil, I'lii'iiishi'd lid'. Willi' for terms  .mil mmiiI, 25c for our , ll.iiuly Pocketi  .Micioscopi'.���������Sloni' and Wellington.  Foul hill Nm.seiic-. Ti'iiinio. Out.  T Y'P E WR I T E RS.  TjlOR SALIC-One  Si-i oiidh.uul  Em-'  J.      pin'Ty|)''wi'iLi'i.  One Fianklin Tvpewi iii-r, good as-  iil'u-. K,iiy li'i'ins il n'(|iiiied. "Apply  lo ICooTMX.VY JIa'h. Piiiilishing Co.,.  Ltd., Revels!okc.   ,  w-  ANTED���������Owners nnd managers .  ot" Mills, Alines, and llotcls'to  contract with u������ lor six and twelve-  months-, for Fresh Miiller and ICggs.  Wiile us I'm piid's. W" gu.irantee-  rpialitv. E. II. MAT I'l 11 AS, General'  Meichant, Moi'iiiiigside. Alia.  (5S."5 ,ip 80  WANTED, My May 1st, six lo eight  lirsKl.iss (Mi'penlei'-.   Applv to-  the Duilders, Revelstoke, 13. O.   057 tc  ITIUU'ND, an Ovi'ico.il.     The owner  j     can have same !)}���������  proving  prop���������  erl,\-and p iving I'm Ihis ad.     Gall   on  Chief ol Police.  FOR SALE  C10TTAGE.     Good  garden,   well'  /    icuced,   good  wood   shed,   watei  and   electric  light.     A   snap.    Apply  ICootknay Mail. ���������   (i02,uin"U._  Sunday Dinners.  Gomiiieiicing tomorrow,  April 130th,  a specialty will   lie  made   of   Sunday  dinneis at the Union Hotel.   Price 50c.  MRS. AluIC ITT KICK.  For Sale or to Rent.  After May 1st, lhe residence nf Airs.  G. S Flindt, on Mackenzie   Ave.    Ap--  ly to Mi. Flindt. for patticulais.  712tc-  NOTICE  MOTK'K IS mcitlCUY GIVKN' that W days  1,1 lifter dute 1 intend io apply to tlio Chief  Commissioner of Lund-, nnd Works for  nerinifsion to cut mid curry away limber  fiom lho following dcsciibod lands.  Coiiiiiiuiiciin,' nt a post, planted about four  inile^ east of ILilejon Hot SpiiiiKsnnd about  Unco iiuk'sfioiii Anow Lake, runningnoith 100  ciwins '.hence west bn cliains, thence south 100,  chains, (.hence east 80 chains to place of.com-  iiii.'iicemoiit. .Containing an area ol 5 square."  miles.     ���������       ������������������������������������������������������''..-. - .  Dated tli is loth day ot April, VMS: '������������������''.'  'Jlin2C-'f CHAS. CALLKY.  fl

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