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 TruvharJ. 'Lisnzf   J'a'a*; 99'  f^jW^W 1^ >W'A  PUBLISHED   TTJIESIDiA.-^ -AJSTO   ^SIID^^T-  W *������*  ,���������- f  Vol. 7.���������No.. 56  REVELSTOKE; B.'C, AUGUST 17, 1900.  $2.00 a Year.  66  SC BTq^tOJ  cCa a    Pa8  56 1 ksika    JLsJes  >���������>  Regular Price $1.35, 1.25, and 90c.  Sale.       ..' "     ,1.00, 80c. and 60c  I  , .Regular 75c, 1.00, 1.50, 2.00, & 2.50:  "��������� Bale        50c,   60c, 90c,   1.25, & I.85  ><*  ,    Regular $1.00, I50, 2.00.       *���������  Sale Price </5������Ci '90c,'1.50.  Don't forgfet that we keep Butteriek Patterns.-,  Late James Gill &- Co,  elts! .Belts!  Ladies' Belts  ���������I  ��������� A.t-r  :TIiE JEWELLER'S  C.P.R. Watch Inspector.'-  The flredJobinson  '���������'���������  tumbep Co. limited.  On mid after this date out* prices for  cut firewood will he as follows:  $1 per cord at Mill  , $2 .     " , . delivered.  Prices Cut for Cash.  Drayingaud   delivering "a  specialty.  .Teams alw.ays   read}-   at   shortest  notice.       Con tracts   for. jobbing  taken.    Agent-  for   JD. C.-Oil Co.  Robert Samson.  Get that Water Pipe Fixed.  He'll dp it-tor you*  v :  For sewing machine supplies  of all reputable makes apply to  J. W. BENNETT,  representing-The Singer Mftg.  Co., MacKcnzie Av.e. _ ��������� .-    ��������� v  Frkd Robiitson,Managing Director  Wagons, Delivery Rigs,  . Buggies, % Etc,  -: AT  JAS. MCMAHON'S  ���������:o:-  Blacksmithing arid Woodwofk  done on short notice. -  Carriages    Built   to   Order.  FirfcL street near Molsons Bank.  Board by the week $4.50.  Meals     - - 25c  Finnic mad.* Dread. Cakes anil Pies  for sal*'. Open dayand night. No  Chinese employed.  A.  OOWEY.  Proprietor.  Edison Standard   '     ������������������ ���������  Phonograph  with all t!io lilU.-L impvnveltlellL- will  Iiike and v in-o.lin.-e records, comiilct^  'iiiu!iuliii������. Hruonlcr. Itx-prodncer, LJm-s  Horn. Smiiiliire- Sliiivinjr JCnifL-. Kar  Tubes. Camel- Hair Iirush. Oil Can. also  Oiic-Imlf dozen Hecords and IJooks of  Instruction.  PRICE    S25.00  ,..CHAS J. AMAN...  Race Riot Iii New York  ,        (Sjicc'.al to U:o3!aii-)  New YoitK.'Aug. 17.��������� A serious  Hot .occurred here Wednesday night  in which il is estimated lhal one-  thousand ' persons participated. ��������� Tt  began in Eighth Avenue about ten  o'clock and lasted until two o'clock in  the morning. It was' precipitated by  a woman who bemoaned .in public the  murder uf Policemen Thorpe early on  Sunday by a negro named Harris. A  negro who heard her lamentations resented them and another negro threat-  on'ed'to' shcot her and' a 'white man  disarmed Jiim until' the police arrested  the negro. Following this another  negro-shot into thecrowd and a free  fight ensued. Thorpe was the third  white man to be assaulted by a negro  find the race prejudice is at fever heat  Duiing the 'riot 500 police were on  dety and 'the ambulances from every  hospital on the - west side'of "the city  were kept busy. The gross estimated  result of the number wounded is placed  at 50-ard arrests at 40. ��������� -    t.    "  ���������   -PROVINCIAL ESTIMATES.  The Anticipated Revenue Considerably  '   ,   "'Below.the Expenditure. , \ .  i      ,/     "  . ������       '  , The estimates for the current fiscal  year,- ending June 30th next, were  brought, down "in the House on Tuesday "The summary shows the following figures :        , ,"' *-  , Public debt, 8372,790.31 \ civil gov*  eminent (salarie-), ������223,815 ;;'admin*1  istra'lion of justice (salaries) $118,870;  hospitals and charities,' $70,650 ^ administration of- justice- (other' than  sabiiies), $110,600: education,'$326,-  ���������170 j transport, ^16,000.' revenue service, 813,000 j public works, ������605,323;  'miscellaneous, $! 16,S20 ; total ������2,220,-  388.31. " ;   ^    '.  Among, the votes aie $17,400 for  schools in East Kootenay, and fc-JS,760  for schools in West Kootenay. There  is 830,000 appropriated to complete  the court, house at Russia nd.  The Kootenay votes for roads,  streets, bridges aud wharves are,  Revelstoke $29,000 ; Slocan ������38,865;  Kelson $11,200; Rnssland ������22,250.  The following provision is also made,  for Agent-General's office, - London,  cleiical assitance, etc., 810,000. A  grant to the Royal Agricultural and  Industrial Society of Uiiiish Columbia  in aid of nn exhibition of 86:000. The  estimated "revenue is 81,757,239.45.  Methodist District Meeting1.  Tlie. financial distiict meeting of the  Methodist churches in Kamloops District, was hckl on Wednesday and  Thin.sday.of this week iii-llie Methodist Cliurch here. Rev. Chmle.i Lad  ner, -.if Kamloops, presided throughout.  -A win in welcome was given to Rev. S.  J. Green of Tiout Lake City, and to  Rev. G. 11 Kinney, <,f Golden, who  have lately arri\ed from the Eastern  (Conferences for pel inanent engagement  in this province. Rev. J. H. Wright,  of Lillooet aiutlier lately transferred  minister was not able to be present.  The chief item of business on Wednesday was the careful review of the financial condition of eacbluiission in the  district and the recommendations of  grants from the Missionary Society,  (her 85000 is asked for the ensuing  \ea'r. On Wednesday evening a public reliidous service was held and was  well attended m spile of the rain.  On Thursday the day was taken up  1>V the. c-otisideiation of the great forward evangelistic, movement which it  is proposed lo hold throughout ihe-  church (iuilng the fust \ear, of the  new century. R<jv'- R. J3. Laid by led  in discussion of "Hindrances to a  Revival"; Rev. Tims. Neville gave an  address on "Sanclification " J Rev. J.  P  Wcslinau   ������poke on   the   "Revival  Ciiurch " or in other word-; "The, Live  Church " Rev. S.^J.-Thoinpsnn closed  the discussion by an, add reus ,ou 111V*  "Pastor Evangelist."' .hi tin: evening  a large congregation listened with,  pleasure to Rev. S.' J. Uwen, who  preached an able ,sermon on Ps 51  and 12.' Hearty voles of thanks were  passed to the hospitable fi.iends oi  Revelstoke aud tlie meeting adjourned.  The delegates 'returned to their  respective homes by the delayed train  last night.'  The Presbytery Meeting.     '    '  A meeting of the Kamloops Presbytery was held in the Pivsbytciiab  Church on Wednesday, when the. call  presented by the congregation to the  Rev. W. C. Calder was considered.  Those attending Presbytery were:���������  tlevs. McCoy, Vernon, moderator ;  McLeod, Armstrong, clerk; Stuart,  Kamloops; PtmhySdinon Arm ; and  Mr.'T. Lewis, Revelstoke. Mr. J. B.  Smith appeared as commissioner from  the congregation in support' of the  call. After due consideration the call  was sustained by the Presbytery. '  Mr. C.dder will be'inducted lo his'  ii3\v cilarge on August 29th., On this  occasion Rev. McCoy, of Vernon, will  address the 'pastor', Rev. McLeod, of  Armstrong,,,the congregation'; Rev.  Turner, of Golden, ,wilbr/pre-ic-h. and'  Rev. Purdy, of Sahnon Ann will also  assist. . '        , '   , , ' "  t* Rev. .Mr. .Calder comes from'Chatham, New Brunswick,-and is ul present preachiiig.tcmporarily at Wapelhii  Assa. ��������� He needs no introduction to  the citizens of Revelstoke having spent  nearly two months in our midst eailier  in the summer, during which time he  made'a host of friends: The. congregation of St. Andrew's Presbyterian  Church are to be congratulated on-  securing' for , their .pastor' &. man of  such,"sterling worth as Mr.'Calder is  known to be.  STRIKE AT AN END.-  Agreemant Reached by the C.  P.  P..  and Machinist's Union.  The Province,is in formed on good authority"! hat the O.. P. R. Machinistfc'  strike is piactitally at at end, a settlement of tlie iHitstiuuliiig c-fiires of dif-  t'erenee h.-iving been eHVet'-d.  The machinists vvei.t on-stiike on  August 3rd, and have therefore been  idle just twelve days. The orde'r for  the strike whs .given by the central  ccMiimitteeat Winnipeg. At intervals  of two or three days other allied unions  struck in sympathy with the machinists, the last' being tlie .local lx-.iler-  makers, who walked, out only yesterday. 'With I he settlement of the Oi i-  ginal tioub'.e the . other" strikes, of  course, come to an end.  The precise terms of the settlement  have not yet been receivd, but it is  undeistood that nothing remains now  but, to Use diplomatic language,' (he  ratification of the protocles between  the high conl lacting parties.  WlNNU'IiG, AugU.-Repri-sculatives,  of the alli'-d mechanics w.-re to-day  again in con.-ullation will) Mr. Cross  and Ord, representing the C.uiadian  Pacific railway manageniHiit.. All that  has been figm-d upon by the company's  representatives and the im-n was today silbniilted to the latter iu writing  and is now being eonsideted by tin*  men. If uO i'uitlier hitch occnis,  Messrs. Ord and Cross will enter into  negotiations with the luiili'iiM i-'Ucrs'  and machinists' representatives, and  then, with a combination of favorable  results,.the whole matter vvill be submitted lo manager Wiiyte and General  Supeiiiiter.di'i'.t. Oboiiii-' for final scllle-  ni'Mit. Tlie nn chanics' representatives  and Mes^is. Cioss e.nd Old have lieeii  in consult.Minn -ince last Fiiday. It is  undri'Mund lb.it the i'lieeliau icMl.-mauil  an iucr.*a>e in pay, in addition tn the  schedule, and recognition at. n body.  One of the pi ineipid difficiillies is said  to he in regard lo the number of helpers and apprenices allowed, in comparison with the number of lii-M.-cla.-s  lui'ihanics fugagi'il.��������� !Jnn iuce.  A  M For-ees in Pc kin.  '   (S|'(v:a! I i'Tiu: ?,1 vi!,.)     ,   ���������  I.O.VI'OX, Aug. '17.--'J lie Brit!.-li  Government belicvj- (liar- lhe, all'cd  forces are now at p������ kie. No ��������� r.i>t-  worthy message either ultic'a! or pi ess,  however, has I ecu received. The  allies' were  ten   miles   fiom  Pekiu on  i ' '  August 10th according to a desratch  received at Ti.kio. ' The military  authorities infer that the Chinese  troops' defending, the, capital are not  going lo fight again outside of ils  wab.s.   , t? ,  The lauding of British troops at  Shanghai was not objected to by representatives of the other uitions, but  wh-m the latter declared that .they ,  would persue lhe same course to this,  th j Rritish objected and threatened to  withdraw the tioops which are re.ir]y,  to  ban I.      '     ,' , ���������     .      "'  .'The Chinese   milliliter-at Wa&hing-  ton has received a   belated  cable from  Minister   Coiiger   iu    Aineiican   cede,  addressed' To    the  State Department.  The   Department ..has also received an v  anneal  from Li  Hung Chang, Chinese  peace envoy, lo   have the allied   army  stop their   advance at  Tung Chow at  ,  winch-place, he says, they   will be,met ,  by high   officials   of   the. , Chinese government, who   will   ,ba   empowered  to  - . ��������� .'        -  negotiate an armistice. ,''   ��������� -���������'  The government will reject Li Hui-g.  Chivv's piopisal for an armislice:   ,It  ^  "will stand   on   lhe'proposition-hereto--  fore amounted. . -   -    -  Lake Benaet Railway Charter.  In tiie railway commit tee Tiu^day  morning , the application of the Lake'  Bennett Railway Company for a charier to build an opposition road to the  .While. Pass railway from Dyea toBen-  uet. was defeated, although the vote  pioved lo he a tie one, and the application was lo.-t on the easting vol- if  Chairman Fooley. The result was not',  unexpected after the stalement of policy iu r������'ganl to I lie n miter made a few-  days sine.* by liu* government. The.  greatest wonder is the. project, in th������  face of this statement, was .-*o well supported.  Strong speeches on liie'subjcct were  uiade. by blesses. CliiVoul and Stabler of  Cassiar, who. althougii opposed in politics,united in their suppoi t of tlie application. Mr. Rogeis of Caiibnoop-  pos-ed the appliialion, as well ."������t> Mr.  Kidd.  Tiu'vuli'iiii the inie-tiou waa ius fob  !ovv->; Aye.-��������� Me>si-. ('ihnour, ('uiti.-������, ���������  Mciuiie>, Clill'md. Stables, Oliver.  Stniiin ;li'd Uro-Mi. Nays��������� Mev.rs. Mc-  Phillips, riunter, Roger.-, Kidd, Garden  Foulton, Mutphy and Mmmce. The  castidg vote by Mr. Pooley was against  the inctitipe,  "s?  Steyii Ropsptfid Dead,  fjpso'a". ts the Kootks'ay Mail. ^  KiiUGBKSUOKi5, Aug. 15.���������General  Dewefc has cros-ed th:-* Krugersdorp-  Pctchefsti-oni i ail way and is making  to the . ruutli .in order to join Commandant Dclarey, win is holding Ris-  .teubeig. Kitchener and .other generals are pursuing and pressing, him ,  hard. <��������� His force is reported to be ~  beyond Veutersdorp.  London, Aug. 17.-���������It.  is   reported  here that' the  former president, !3le,yn,   ,  has died from iiis wounds.  Piisoneis say   that   Kruger and the  Boers want  peace   but  that the Commandants  are forcing   them, to hold   ���������  out.   ��������� ��������� , '  j*  ���������������i������t-^ ������-*���������(��������� *-������t-������t  v-^j*=*3Vi*-ire,<.r tun  t ^3*\ 17<Ci7a 1  -  ���������~- \t'~z!T'A- revs" n f j*v"* ���������/���������*-  TBEiKOOTENAtf MAIL  o  Tlbe Ikootena^ flfcatl  PUBLISHED SEMI-WEKKLY.  ���������AT���������,  REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  .) ���������BY���������  '   B. 11. CAMPBELL,  PUULISIIEK AND PiCOl'HIETOK.  Subscription   Price,   $2.00   Per   Annum  ADVERTISING   KATES'' quot ,    on   application. (  ' JOB POINTING of every kind at most reason  , able rates and shortcut notice.  ACCOUNTS for'job   printing or advertising  payable ou the llrst of every month.  COltltESPONDEXCE on all matters of local  or public interest, invited and carefully con-  .    sidercd.   All communications to the'Editor  'nni-t be accompanied by the iiiimn of the  writer, not neee.-saril.V'for publication, but  as an evidence of good faith.  . ^>  Address '  c/  -=-_-T t r K-Kp OTEX AY M AIL,  Revelstoke, B.C.  FRI DAY. AUGUST 17, 1C00.  C).v TIIK piinciplo that a half loaf is  better' than no bread ' we should 1 e,  thankful for the $12,000 appropiiated  for, the Rig Bend wagon road. This  amount ''muy complete "it,, lo 1 'J- ini'e,  which is a'Start- anyway.  , ,.  Tun proposed, increase by the pro,  vincial government of'the mineral tax  on all mines whose' output amounts to  more than two, carloads a month will  no doubt meet with hearty approval.  The present tax is one per cent of the  market value of, the ore at lhe mine,  it is now; proposed to make the tax two  p'*r cent. '.  /iin-: session is dragging most,painfully on, and so'Iittle accomplished by  the government. The reasons are  obvious. No definite policy ;' a timid  ily about everything that may interfere or clash with the interests of  capital���������labor can go to the' "demdi-  tion bow-wows": no real control of  the'"so-called government members.���������  Inland Sentinel. '  '" Mit. J. H. Watson*, a leading member of the Trades and Labour Council  'of Vancouver savs, according to an  interview published,, in the Vancouver  World of Monday last, that memlers  of the militia .who are also members of  trades unions-will 'be expelled from the  latter, and that the Trades and La  hour Council at iis next meeting will  pass a' by-law' to that efTect.. In the  estimation of Mr. Watson men who  belong to these two bodies cannot  serve in both capacities and must  withdraw from oue or .the other. Mr.  "Watson's "advanced" opinions are  creating quite. ,n commotion in Van-  comer.  TRAP SHOOTING TOURNAMENT.'  1 O i - '  - 1  Programme   of Events of Revthtoke  ' Gun Club-   -  .On Friday and Saturday,Augu.-t21tb'  ,H'.ul 25th. the Re.-elstoki* ' Gun Clu'o  will hold an open trap-shooting tournament, shot nuclei: the American Shooting Association rules. The following  are the events :  IMK.-T DAY  ���������  Kvenl No. 1. ���������Sweeps-lake.  ,    L'i targets-'-Entrance o'lc���������$10 ..uldefl  --Inknovvn Angles.    Four nioni''s   for  high gum-; divided,   10,   :..),  21),   JD  per  cent.  l-'vent No. 2.- Sw-eepsl.ike.  20 targets- Kill ranee T.'ic���������$10 added  ��������� L'nknovMi Angle;-. Five men up,  Rapid Km* System. Mon-y di vided liy  N. P. L. Sy-tetii--50 p<*r cent. Standard.  -^   Kvenl No. 'i.- Sweep-lake.  10 tarLCf'ts-~Ent ranee 50e���������Five pan  doubles So added to entrance. Divided:  ")'.), ft) and 21) percent.    High guns.  Event No.   I.  -(Jowan-IIii.lten-Dnwns  Cup ���������Five Men l'p.  20 targ'-t-*-   lOnl ranee    fee   $2.50   per  team ���������l'"ive Imps��������� iiiikiiowiningle.    T<'  be shot for annually till won, at J'evel  stoke.    (Joverni'd by   Donaler'r.   eoncli-  tions.    Medaln for 1st 2nd high guns.  Open to teams of live bona, fide members of'gun clubs in Vale and Kootenay. Any club winning it two yars  in .succession, or three year*, to become  absolute owners.  Event No.."5.- Sweep-takes.  15 targets���������Entrance $l.0i)���������$10iulded  -���������Unknown   angle;.   Money   divided,  N. P. L.  system 40 per cent.   Standard.  Rifle Shoot-Sweepstakes.  $3.00 added���������Entrance 23c.-100 yds  ���������Contestants   to   provide   their   own  rifles and   ammunition.   Any rifL*,  5  shots, divided 00, 30 and 10 per cent.  Second day.  , Event No. 6.���������Sweepstakes.  15 birds���������Entrance TSc.-^lO added���������  Unknown angles.   Distance handicap.  Contestants that were first in events 1,  2, and 5 to he set hack by rule'in  evenL  10.    Money divided if four  (o  ten entries���������four monies���������10. 30. 20, 10.  Event No. 7.���������Miss and Out.  For 1 keg of beer (S gallons); presented by the Enterprise Brewing Company  -Entrance free:    Keg  to" be used on  the grounds.  Conditions: Gun under  the armpit;  right-handed man  to shoot,, from  left  shoulde;-;   left-handed   man   lo   shoot  from right shouldei--unknown angles.  Event No. 8.~R"Vel.-toke   Challenge  Cup���������T.'iims of Five. A-  20 targets���������Entrance $2.50.��������� Governed -by Hull's of Cup:" M-dals for  winning team. Five 'men i.p���������rapid  fir.*; system. Open to five bona fide  members of .Gum Clubs of Kootenay  and Yale. 20 targets, known angles  from 3 traps; last two'traps  right and  leit. . '  American Gun Club rules govern. .  Winning team to-hold the cup for  the season and have privilege of shooting for cup following season on their  own giounds 011,01 before July 1st,  1901. Failing to do so the cup to revei t  back to the Revelstoke Club to be shot  for on tbeir grounds.  Event No. 9.���������Sweepstakes.  ��������� lo targets���������Entrance Toe���������$10 added  ,���������N. P.   L.- System���������Standard 50 per  cent.���������Unknown angles. '' ���������  Event No. 10���������Merchants' Shoot-  Handicap.    ,  13   Targets���������Entrance., fee   $1 ���������Unknown angles.'.  Phizes.  One set of carvers (5 pieces) presented  by W. M.  Lawrence,   Hardware  merchant, Revelstoke- Value $12.  One pair cut-glass decanters. F. Bn<:  combe & Co.,   merchants,   Vancouver  -$S.' \    ",     "'      -  One ineerchauth pipe, piesented by  H. A. Brown, Revelstoke���������Value $G.  Other prizes: r  Winners have choice of prizes in  order of"position*, wen.  Ties���������Miss and Out.  Contestants that won 1st in Events 1,  2, 5, 0, 9���������handicapped, for one win two  yards, each subsequent win one yaid  additional.  Highest Aggregate Prize.  For the highest aggregate in Events  No. 1, 2, 3, 3, 0, 9 and 10, will be donated to commemorate the shoot, a Win-  ehester.carbine, 30-30, latest model,'presented by Bourne Brothers, merchants,  Revelstoke��������� value 825. '   .'    .  An  Eskimo I,ej;������*n<l  of the Haven.  Tlie following fable of how lhe raven  became black is common to every Es-  kimo household: Once upou a time (ail  their stories begin in this way) the owl  and raven were fast friends. Iuderd.  tbey were so intimate that they spent  most of their time together and had  'things in common, like brother and.sister.  One day the raven mnde^a dress of  dapple wlii.te and black forMhe owl,  and tlie latter, uot ,to' be outdone in  generosity; made a pair of nice whalebone boots and presented them to the  raven and, uot content with this,, went  to work upon a white dress. - When  tlie raven was asked to try it on. she  merrily ran and skipped nhout nnd refused to sit still.  "lie quiet a little while!" cried the  owl angrily. "If you dou't, I will spilt  the liimp'over you!"  lint the raven paid no attention to  the threat and continued-to tease lhe  owl.  At last, in his vex.ilion, the owl dashed tlie sooty oil in tlie lamp over the  white suit of the raven and cried out,  "Qua qua:"  From that day the unfortunate raven  has worn a black coat.���������San Francisco  Call. '   When tlie Covrboy la n Hero.  "I am very fond of the genuine cowboy, now fast disappearing." says Iter.  Cyrus Townsend Brady, narrating bis  experiences as "A Missionary In the  Great West" in The Ladies' Home  Journal. "I've ridden and hunted with  him. eaten nnd laughed with him.  camped and slept with him, wrestled  and prayed with him, and I always  found him a rather good sort���������fair,  honorable, generous, kindly, loyal to  his friends, his own worst enemy. The  impression lie makes when he rides  through a town in a drunken revel,  shooting miscellaneously at everything,  is a deservedly had one, I grant you,  but you should see him on the prairie  in a "'round up' or before a 'stfimpede.'  There he is u hero:"  How Expresse* Drop Men,  "While coming from Chicago "last  week," said a prominent business man  to a Mail aud Express reporter, "I noticed a peculiar railroad custom which  interested me considerably. I happened to be in,the last car of the limited when the train stoppecTin a desolate spot between stations. The rear  hrakeman, of course, dropped oil aud  went down the. track with a flag to  warn any train that niight.be followiug  us. In a moment or'two we started up  again, but minus the brakeman.' I  wondered at this, hut was still more  surprised later on to, see the same  thing repealed when we were obliged  to stop on account of a threatened hot  box. ' Upon inquiry I found that this  was the custom on fast trains. 'Some-  time's, if we have lots of time,' said the  conductor, 'we whistle for tho men to  conic in,0 but in mose cases wo leave  them, to be picked up by the next train  or to walk to tho nearest station.'  " 'But isn't that rather hard on the  men?' I asked. 'Oh,,it's all part of the  business,' he replied. 'I have known  of cases where men dropped off iii this  way were frozen to death or waylaid  by'tramps, but the railroads have to  make the',time, and thafs-wliy.it is  clone. I have seen trains running with  onlv a conductor aboard them, at times  because the rest of the crew had been  left behind in just this way.'" ;  " What  la n  Mystic?  "���������'  ' What'is a mystic? The dictionary  gives ,us an answer perhaps, but one  wants in' at thousand .cases something  more than the dictionary. "We like to  make definitions ourselves. This is.a  stronger tendency than" \vc suspect. A  mystic is a man wlio makes. Ills own  definitions.., ���������     ',    ,  I knew a man many years ago In a  country town where 1 lived who was  a typical nonconformist and an example ofself reliance. He was withal  a man of strong character and did not  ask anybody's good opinion. He was a  cabinet maker and always spiled bureau "buro." A man to whonjr.he sent  a bill said to him; "This is uot the-way  Webster spells bureau." , "Well," said  he, "this is the'way I spell it, and 1  have' as' good a right'"to my way as  "Webster has to his." Ue was a mystic  iu orthography.  ".Ye must he born again." That -was  mysticism to Nicodc'mns.' ' His dictionary-didn't explain' it." Jacob Keunien  called the same thing "the-morning  redness." That, too, defies the dictionary. Swe'clenborg calls love.'.'fire" .and  beyond all others in modern times  makes definitions of his own. All poet3  are to some extent mystics, inasmuch  as they express Uiemselvcs in symbols  aud metaphors.���������Coining Age.  Another  Menu  Man.'  "Stimson" is a mean man."  "Why so?"      " .       ���������    ..  ��������� "He's got a way of keeping his wife  from going through his pockets' for  loose change."  "How's that?"  "He spends" it all before he gets  bome."-Clevelaud Plain Dealer.  Sheep In Spain.  In Spoiri there are some 10,000,000 of  migratory sheep! which--every year  travel as much as 200 miles from' tlie  plains to the "delectable mountains,"  where the shepherds,feed them till the  snows descend. These sheep are known  as transhumantes, and their march,  resting places and behavior, are regu-,  Iated' by ancient and special laws nnd  tribunals dating from the fourteenth  century. . ,  At certain times no one-is allowed to  travel on the same route as the sheep,  which'have n'right to graze on all open  and common'In ud on the way'nnd Tor  which a road 00 yards-Wide must 'lit'  left on all inclosed and private property. The shepherds lead the flocks, the  sheep follow, and the Hocks are accompanied by mules carrying provisions  nnd large dogs which act as guards  against the wolves. The merino sheep  travel 400 miles to the mountains, and  the total time spent 011 the migration  there nnd back Is 14 weeks.���������Spectator.  Prnctfcn! I'oIJtlert  f'orv f 11 fan In.  The ingenious educational system  known as the school city 'was invented  by Wilson L. (Jill, to whose efforts Is  largely due Its success in Omaha, Chicago, Milwaukee and other chics. On  one occasion a class of urchins was being taught the mysteries of' election,  day. One boy was made a Democratic  and a second a Itepublicaii inspector,  two were made poll clerks, I wo watchers, two candidate.*, and so on. When  all the (ask.s had been assigned, a  square jawed little fellow looked up  and said:  ."Please, sir, I want, lo be n policeman and club that enrly- headed poll  clerk."���������Saturday livening Post..  CHllel-iIni*. ff in Own.  "But, my dear husband, it really Is  unjust, or you lo abuse mothers-in-law  so.    There are good ones."  "Well���������well, never uiirul. I haven't  said aiiythitnr against yours; lt'.������ only  mine I'm grumbling about."���������Boston  Traveler.  "TARGE   AND   WELL    LIGHTED .  JL SAMPLE ROOMS.   Heated by  "^^S hot air aiid electric bells an  light in every room'.   Free bus nice I. al  trains,  BEASOHAELE  HATES.  ^BS^S  Night Grill Hocm in connection for the  convenience of guests su-riving and departing by night trains. Hourly .street  car between hotel and station.'  JOHN V. PERKS PROPRIETOR  REVELSTOKE, B. G  NTRAL  in, every, respect.     [All  modern conveniences.  I ai ge sample rooms.    Fiic-  proof   sale.  '   Free 'bus  meets all trains.  Under same management:  .QUEEN'S HOTEL,  '     TROUT LAKE CITY      ������  kOOO CK>O<KK>0-0<KM><>-6<^  $1;PBR DAY.  Newly Built.'  Lighted by Electricity  -Throughout.  ���������    " . ^^*  "'.        0  THE CITY HOTEL  Best Brands of  Wines,,Liquors and  Cigars.  R. 0ALBY, PROFR.  6<KK><>0<>0-<KK><KKK^^  ORIENTAL HOTEL  J. A. Stone, Proprietor.  Rates, $ 1 per day....:.  Electric lighted,'furnace heated  Newly built- and furnished'. . . .  Finest and   best  supplied   bar  in the city-.  ������   ���������   ������   ���������  ���������  ' Cor; Front and Benson Streets, Revelstoke, B. C!.  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' We are M.-inufacf nrers and direct Importers, unci carry a Inrpe stock of  Balnnces, Furnaces, Fire Chi}' poods, Scientific nnd Practical Books, GlasMvnre,  Platinumpootls, Acids.Chemicalsand allot herAssayer'sand Miner'* re'i.uiremcn'.s  Sole Agents lor Moigan Crucible Conipant, Battersea, Becker Sons' Balances, etc.  Oatiilofzue nnd full pnKieiibirs s������*nt nn applicatinn.  9  Incorporated bv act of PaiHament 1855.  HEAD OFFICE   ' "- -   ���������      .   MONTREAL  War. Molson MACPiIfihsrw, Pres.'       S. II. Ewixg, Vice-Pres.  James Elliot, General Manager  PAID UP CAPITAL - ��������� -     -    $2,170,000  RESERVE       .    - - ��������� .1.850,000  Kjeneritl banking bu.siiicas traiiwicto.l.   Interest allowed on iletioMt* at current rale.*.  J, B. MOLSON, Manager, - REVELSTOKE, B. 0.  nAirnJi ������mi  ���������*** ���������  ���������MMKMMMCMMMMI  Now and Then.  There'comes a time now and then when every gentleman fe������'ls the ne.*d of .-in  exceptionally stylish and vvll-put-toget her suit, or'elot lies. Tin* occasion  nia.v he a wed di up, a reception, a journey or *<oine other important;  fiiiK-lion. That is lhe time to avoid a chance fit. That is the time  above all others, to give lhe. order lo me.  R. S. WILSON, The Tailor.  >'������  f'i THE KOOTENAY-MAIL  A POST NUPTIAL ODE  We used to walk together in tlie twilight-,  lie 'ivhiejining lender, words so sweet and lovr,  As down  liie gu'en lanes wlien th'j dew was fall-  ins?,  -\nd thiuiigli the woodlands whcie the birds were  c.'il'ing  V\*e vvundcrcfl in tliosc liouis bo long- ago;  Hut now no ir.oic we walk in purple gloaming  -    Ad..v.i)cllic lanes, niyc'lovc and I���������ah, me; "  The (inio lias passed for such romantic roaming���������  Ho holds the baby while I'm getting tea.  We iiied lo sit���������with* lamp hirncd low���������together  And talk of love and its divine effects,  When   nights   were   long   and   wintry   was   lh������  weather; ' ,  Tar nobler ho than knight with knightly feather  And"I to him the loveliest'of my sex.  'Now, oft when vviiitiy winds howl round the gable,  ' Iinnioi sod  in  smoke,   lie  pores, o'er gold  and  s-locks ��������� _       '  The fuel ijrnored that just across the tabic" >  The lovcliett of her hex tits darning socks.  ���������Anon.  iTHERIGHTFULKINGii  Ho Was n Meulal  Wreck, but  He  Gave Hia Life For, Another.,  |  Not   even   lhe   hideous   pile  of- red  brick coulil spoil tho beauty of tlie asylum gardens upon an evening iu June:  The huge house stood on ,a- hillside  in oue of the fairest spots that ever  man> helped  ua.ture  to  make.     Roses  were opening on  all  sides, aud  here  rind there a late daffodil still lingered  ,   to make the red roses jealous with.its  simpler beauty.  Among the trumpets of the convplvu-  ��������� lus sat the rightful king.   lie was not  in state robes, uor did he -wear any  outward insignia of, royalty. ������ Indeed  he wore a suit of decent'and serviceable corduroys and a soft felt hat, Which  he   found   more, comfortable   than   a  crown.. On the'bench by his side was  a  pile of parchment deeds and legal  looking papers. '       ���������  - ' Tlie rightful king sat with his hands  hanging loosely and a vacant, soulless'  stare in his watery'old eyes.'3 His lower lip bad dropped, and his whole face  was absolutely' destitute'" of. Intelligence! For the moment one- saw a  mere statue of flesh and uo more.  Suddenly footsteps were heard ap-'  proaching, and there was a tinkle of  feminine laughter coming through' the  ilovvers. ' A light began to flicker back  ' Into the lunatic's face, making-it weak  indeed, tiiit;not mere^brute, as It"had  been before. Two young .ladies, In  cool summer frocks,' accompanied by  a tall young man in tweeds and with,  the ribbon of an Oxford college on his  hat. came walking down the gravel  path, Iaus:hlug ns they .came.  The rightful king became violently  agitated. Lie shook with eagerness,  aud a yearning came into his,eyes like  the pleading look of an unfoudled dog.  ."Would Miss Brenmiil notice him?"  That was the great question. His posf-  tion. as rightful king was, he well  knew, oue. which was not well estab-  ' lis!ied.'  ' Many of tho other Inmates or the  nsyliuu resented it nnd wished' to attract notice for.themselves nnd 'their  foolish whims by minimizing his Importance.  The visitors came up.- "This, Lucy,"  said Miss .Breminil,., the chaplain's  daughter, to her frienu>"this, Lucy, la  the rightful king of England."  "If I had my rights, miss," said the  old .man, "I should be a-sltting on  Queen Victoria's throne now."  . "Incidentally," said, the young man  fro m.Ox ford,."ho fills up his time doing  a little' gardening. Your majesty la  fond of flowers?"-    -    .  "That  I   bo,  sir," said the rightful  king, .touching his hat, forgetting his  dignity or perhaps finding the habits^  of his former life in the world Without  the walls too strong for hilli.   '  "When I comes into my own, tiilss,"  he went on, "you shall have all the dl-  llioli's out of the Tower of London, t  shan't,Want 'em!"  Ilia Voice sank a little tttld grow thill.  The momentary animation died away  from the foolish face. He could not  think of anything more to say. ' He began to whistle.  The three young people looked at him  pilyiugly, aud then, with a word of  farewell, passed on their way.  "I 11111 coming as far as tho end of  tho gardens, dear," said the chaplain's  daughter to her guest "I've uo doubt  Mr. iVnser will sec you over the  Heldd."  The young inrtti gave hot* a. look of  deep gratitude. "Wonderful tact," he  thought to hinlself.  1 "I hope you've not been tutide miserable by going over the asylum." said  Miss Lircuunil. "Of course, 1 mil quite  Used to it, and it doenu't affect me as It  must tiETcct others."  "It is rather depressing," said the  GIrion girl. "I dare say you'll think  mo unfeeling and horrible, but If persons bocolne hopelessly insane���������really  hopelessly, you know���������I can't help feeling it would he belter for them and for  everybody else if they Were painlessly  put out of the way."  "You haven't lived among mad people, as I have," said the chaplain's  daughter quietly.   "You'd be surprised  how sensible many of them are and  how good also. I don't suppose that  poor old rightful king'ever had aii unkind thought in his life. lie's a dear  old thing and is always bringing me  flowers,   lie's devoted to me."  '���������Aren't any of the, lunatics violent  sometimes?" inquired the young man.  "Oh, none ou this side of the build-,  ing. They are harmless. Dangerous  cases are kept in n separate wing. You  can just see the roof over the trees.  Of course I'm never allowed to go  there."'  "How terrible it rill seems!" the Gir-  ton girl, said as they entered the last  long n venue, "which led them to the  hillside beyond.  The sun betran to make ready to slip  behind the hill, and it was now what  the' Tennyson   student   colled   'T.Iow.  bugle, blow." lime. They arrived aft  tlie stile. They trined to look back'  down tlie ' long ��������� and leafy avenue  through which they had conic. It was  all Irradiated with the long, level glow  of ihc*. sunset., A tiny black figure at  the far end. which seemed to be moving toward them, gave the scene Just  that Ilitle necessary note of human  contrast which made It perfect.  They said good night, and the Girtou  girl strolled away" into the purpling  shadows, 'where she was destined to '  hear what she had never suspected���������  that" love is,' after "rill, the only "higher  mathematics worth the' attention of a  girl with soft hands and,wavy hair.  Miss Bremmil walked slowly'hack,  thinking' placidly of their little romance. Suddenly, she heard footsteps  at her side. Some one had come but  from,the trees and was pricing with  her: She turned hurriedly toward the  sound. A man was walking-by her  witli a peculiarly gliding, springy step.'  He vyns very tall, with'a dark aud rather sinister face. Hi* was dressed In  the. uniform of lhe asylum, only with  one difference���������on his head he wore a  yellow cap and round his arm was a  broad band of yellow clotli.  Siie shrank hack with a sick terror  flowing round and round iier heart like,  ley water. The man whs one of the  "dangerous" cases, and she was alone  with him at nightfall, too far away'to  scream for aid. She "was paralyzed  with,fear. Suddenly he turned ou her  with a swiTt snarl, like a treacherous  animal. '��������� He caught her by the arms  and carried - her to the uenrest tree,  leaning her against. It!'      .'  "I've wanted something like, this'for  a long time," lie saltL ��������� She observed lie  had the, voice and accents of a' gentleman. , lie took a long strip of cloth  from his,pocket aud made her fast to  the trunk of the'tirtree with it.   -  He drew a table kiilfe from-his pocket. The avenue was now almost dark.  As he came up to her a sound of  singing came from among the trees,  foolish, wayward singing. In a -broad  Gloucestershire accent. They distinguished the words:  "1 b* the'rightful klnfi '  1 Of ''upland, merry l.njrland."  Early in the afternoon the rightful  king bad been digging in a plantation  of larches, lie had left his spade aud  was now coining to fetch It. '  Miss Hremmil heard lhe voice and  gave oiu* cry for help." The knife was  dangerously near Iier. ' Tin* rightful  king enine shambling up. He stnv'the  girl tied lo the tree nnd the nian with  the knife, lie flung himself upou lhe  mailman' with' a great cry of pity and  anger. _ '  They rolled over rind over on the  ground, struggling flcrcely, but at last  the old mau was mastered. "He was no  match' for the other's' demoniac,  strength. The girl saw the knife rise  and fall, and then the air wng suddenly .  full of whistles and red dancing lights.  There were' crowds of people pressing  round her, ntid she fainted In her fa������  ther's arniR.  The   body  or the  rightful  king lay  upon  the swnrd.    There was  nothing j  poetic nhout it.    In death It wns even j  more foolish than In life. '  ."Poor old rightful king!" said one of  the   keepers.    "He   filed _ for   tnlKsy.  Who'd   have   thought   It?'  He'8 goue  from his kingdom now."  "This is his-coronation day." snld the'  chaplain gently.���������Mnlnly About People. C  ���������������     t'    f-     <r     <'    tr     *     t'     fr     -t'     -*ff     ������-    </     tf    -C'     ���������*     V'    1'     **     "i"     *7     ���������&     *-���������      Jt'     V   ,ir   .������*        ���������**;���������  <~������\    Jt-*"--'  4-^\-"  T? *������������������������-?  *t\ 4-rj-yN *.<���������  Sri*   /4-\<,V  'fr*f*f  I    '  Pi  jhtt-^  T $ K5?'  ������M*a  TV*  ",��������� A- $**  + ������������������������*'  *$*  A ������  S3    '���������$   rt   f? *������ Ij  *^  <*7.*> I'   >���������"���������  t, ��������� ������-   i-J���������  <*i re if*.  r     <<���������    '.. ���������  Ji..  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"Has he got a yachtV"  "No. bnt he has it revenue cutter  that's A regular clipper."  "You don't say!"  "Yes. The scissors he ctlts his cotl������  "tons with."���������riillfl-ltilphla  Vt^k.  Christopher Celuinhus introJllced  crimIh into Atuerien In 1402. On tho  quarter ch'c-k of the Sant.t Mnrla he  Used to play the stately gnnie of ombre, a favorite among princes, nohleS  ami courtier*-, with its Spanish name,  el hoiubre (the man), and the Spnnish  terms, spadille., ninnille. punto. matador, basto, gano del rfy nnd codillft.  You'll  An Incxpennlve Orfjy.  "Freddy,   not aiv'other cake!  be sick!"  "Well, inn. you needn't to care.  There's half my med'ein* lef from lab*  tiwe!"���������Chicago Record.  QAILY TOURIST  CARS  To . ST.   PAUL,     .  Wednesday and' Sunday  To TORONTO,  And Every Friday  To    MONTREAL    and  BOSTON,  passing Revelstoke as follows :  Bastbound 4:45,  Westbound 21:84,  IMPERIAL   LIMITED."  P.-imiiUli'ts fnriii>lii'il five  Schedule of Time���������PaoiSo Standard Timo  KfToctivc Fob. 1st, 1000.  '   KaBlo & Slocan ItaiVway  T\i-;������cii'j;cr train fur-Painlon and wivy stations  .loaves lva-iloiil.8a.nl.: daily. lctArtiins. leaves  Sundon at 1.1.3 juii., arriving at K.xsio 3.o5 p.m.  International Navigation antl Trading  Company  0|hm-iitin:* nn lvootcimy I.;il:e anil 1 liver.  S.S. Intkhxatioxai. leave** Iviislo for Nclsrn  nt I! a.in. daily exwiit Smulny; rcturi.iiiK, Itavcs,  N'cNon nt 4.:������i ii.iii.. c.illiiiB aL 1'iiltour. i uot  Piiv. Ainswortli. i*ii(l nil \vny point.s: i-oiiucit<  wil'h f". I-'. & N. ti-n.sn to and from Siiokivne, at  Five Mile Point.  ��������� Lardo-Duuoan Division  AM HIl  ALDKUTa'.     ,  Rtcaiiier AMicrta lciivrs ICiislo for hiirrio ami  Argenta at 8::!0 p.m. Wtdnu-silnys.  Slcamors call at priiiulpal liui'luiKs in both  directions, and at other points when siBiialliil.  Tickets sold to all points in Canada, and the  United Slates. ,���������,,.,  To a-certai'i   raten   and   full   liifoniiaLion,  a,lll,'Uri>,: 110BKRT IKVIXO,  Dominion  Oambronnn  Vaneouver -'  An-.  Sep.  1.5  I3KAVKR UXE-From Montrcui.  M2  19  }��������� If  Maunder, Knslo. V>. C.  M  . J. COYLE,  A. G. P. A.,  Vancouver, B.C.  T. W. BRAD3HAW,  Agent,  Revelstoke.  Canadian Pacific Navigation Go. L'd  AI.ASirA   ROUTE.  Steamers for Wrar.^'l, .luiiciiu and Skii{;\vn,v  h avo Victoria  Every Wednesday at S p. m.  and Vancouver  Kvcry Thursday at 2 p. m.  Klcnmersfrv.-N'oilliern  P.nl.ish Coluinl.i.n porls  leave Victoria nnd Vancouver weekly.  Hales, etc., on application to  C. S. HAXTRIt:  General PasscsiKor Agent,  Victoria, H. C.  Lake Superior t- A"s-  Lake Ontario -      -      ���������      - ,t,  "Montfot't Sep.  Lake Champlaiii    -    . -      -   ,   .  Ijako Alcgiintic  ���������      -    ' -  I'asseiijTer" liekrlcfl ���������tliiT.ii^!> In ali.'paMs of  Grcal, I'.rilain and Ireland, and at specially P.v.-  rales to all parts of the Kui-opcim CGtiUiscist.  Apply in nearest'railway or >tciiint-liip ayci.t or  to  T.   W.  -CmAURJIAW.  Apcr.t.   Kcvelsfctr."  TiiynEi    TABLE  S. S. " Lardeau."'    .  IMiuniiiK hclwceii Arrowhrml and Tin m.-< n's*  Landiiif? eoiiiineiiciiiy June 10, 11K^', a\111 sail a-  follows (wentIier peritiiltliij-,'):  Leave Arrowhend for Tlionif-cirs I.ui:dii*K  and Comnt.'lix at 7k. daily.  Leave TlionisonV Lnndiiifj: and Comaplis for  Arrowhe.-id at 17k. daily, cbnneci ing with all  C. 1'. 11. trains and boats,  ' The owners re-orvc the fight lo cliuiiyc limes  of wniliiiK-s without notice.  TIIK FKKIJ KOWXSOX LUMUEIl CO. LTD.  K. HOJ'IXSOX,  "\!.*\!i:>j.-iliir IMlTLlnn  Highest Cash Pi'ic**. Paid fji'  Ji 4  All sliiniiK'iil-* are evaiu'iK-d 1*y vm- ;:> ������������������  soon as I hey arrive.   I'.oji.i.i rt!-.;: i^ j..-- il.  sureil.   Prices nry tfi>   hu.i:   '."   v.i.m-j:! ^  li'ddincr Lirf.1!   for v.'.ty   \iiciii   r.f   i:n,r- g  You   should keep   pc.-ted <���������);   tl:-.- reli.i ���������;- fi  you gel, from ...  G. \V  n.M.X,W-r', [j  P. O. P.o\ 0.:l A;,'f i-.l for Jr.--. Uliiiian \\  Winnipeg, ils.ii. ���������'   B  wg'mto,:*r\,w..v^Wtf'j*i&iZiz?.  ~tr-  *iTr~fr<-i*^*im*-**n n THE KOOTENAY MAIL  ^^^^^^^^;^^.'������^.'������^.'<*j^-.'������^.'<������-v??-.'������s  # - $  9  I Photographic |  We  have just ope  'I  I(c  .V,  "f-  s>  it-   shipment of  9  r(c -    '.  .9. Cameras,  9 i  ������ ���������4 ' Kodaks,  At  Supplies j  _*necl iv laro-e -|  ��������� I  ,   Chemicals, 9  9 ���������*  ^ plates,"films and everything re- ^  9. quired for the amateur photo- 9  (| " graphs. .Call and see them. |  ������-��������� , Everythine; new and up to date ^  .9.   at the    ' *' ' ��������� ' ������  I Canada Drug ft'fiookCo I  ? ��������� ,    ���������       - ���������   -.'    .. ������  3?      " Revelstoke Station. $  ������   ���������   ��������� - S  ft^W,yrft'^^'^^'-^������5'^r*,;'s;rS>;''^r*b'^rPb'^r������i  LOCAL AND PERSONAL, BRIEFS  .Mrs. Toombs returned., from  Glacier  Tuesday night.  ���������Joe Morgan left on Vv'ednetday'H No.  1 for  Aniibtrong.  J.J.Foley of1 Arrowhead   came  up  Wednesday night.  ]{,. D. Davis came up'from. Ferguson  wedensday nighl.��������� -   ,  W.   II.   Corson   came   up   from  thu  ' cm th last night!  M. ( Buchanan  of < Camborne   was a  visitor on Thursday. ������������������  (!eo. TV Ndwinan, merchant,  Ariow-  head,is in the city.  Dr. "Paget performed no less than  four christening' ceremonies on,.Tiu/s-  'da'v. .'  Furnished rooms, lo'lct. Apply, Lo  J. (J. Hutchison, opposite Salvation  Ai my barracks. '       o '  IJisho]i Dart of' New Westminster  will conduct the services in St. Peter's  Church on Sunday.  There have been same cheap jags in  town this week owing to the slaughter  sale, ot liquois by the deputy-sherilT.  There was a good turn out at Lhe' tire  brigade practice Tuesday night, lhe  boys making the run to two   hydrant-.'  There are some mineis in' lhe Bend  minus their wages. The 'nan who  hired them'took the clean-up and neglected to ai'ltle.  At a special meeting of lhe co incil  Wednesday evening the W'atei, Light  \- Power Co.'s offer \\ as ! ur ned down  by a. vule of ���������"> lo I.  Wediii'M.l.iy \va- a rallwr ("veiling  day iu town, tin*! i' bring two church  conferences and a whir-ky sale, all going on at tin* ������ame Lime.  I.Vv. Mcvsi '���������>. Mi Coy, McLeod, Si part,  and Purily, who wvi-o in the city on  Wrdnosday atl'-uding the Picnhyleiy  nici'lin'g, returned west on ,\o. I.  Tin* Clara Mai lies Company have had  to cancel their coast, engagement'  owing to .some double eetween the  leading man and lhe management.  Winnipeg i*s threaten.*d with an epidemic of typhoid fevi r. There mr at  present about OU cases in Ihe city, including- fifteen repotted, Lo the civic  health office last Salui day.  ' L. II. Duck returned Wednesday  from the Dend from a preliminary examination of the ground over which it  i.-, pi oposcd to build the wagon road.  Jle left again yesterday with a party  ol' eight men Lu cuiiiiuenuu operations.,  $2000 of the approprirtion for the road  is to be spent on engineering.  J.   Caley   returned' last night from  Ferguson and Trout Lake.  Yesterday's No.  1 was delayed three  hours by a slide.  The 'blacksmiths in the C. P. R.  shops joined the striker^ yesterday.  The end is not yel in sight.  Rev. Dr. Paget will preach morning  and evening at Albeit- Canyon next  Sunday. l  The service*, in the Methodist Church  on Sunday next at 11 a. 'in. Sunday  school at 2:30 p. in. and at 7:30 p. m.  the Pastor will preach ou the doctrine  of Eternal punishment in the evening.  R. W. Northey, of Rossland, foimei-  ly of Revelstoke, was a visitor'on Wednesday, on his way home from the  Smilkameen country where he has been  on mining business.' He went south  Thursday morning.,  0 >���������  The New Westminster lacrosse team  passed through on No. 2 this morning  on their eastern tour. They will no  doubt prove to their eastern brethern  that, lacrosse is not an unknown sport  in British Columbia.., "  According to the estimates brought  down'on Tuesday there is $29,000 appropriated ���������.for loads,,, "streets,,, and  'bridges'in the Revelstoke Riding. Of  this sum $12,000 is fot a. wagon road  from Revelstoke to Carries.Creek.  ' A series of bicycle races will be run Tin  Friday August 2U.li between Frank  Brown and Louis Gould. Fiist race  will be two miles, second will be an  (open free to all. Third half a mill" between Brown and Gould;' cemmencing  at half past seven sharp.  Mi.'Joseph Fynney, manager of the  Australian Comedy Company, arrived  in town this morning to make arrangements for the company's visit. Tln*v  appear here' on Friday and Saturday  next. ��������� It is a high class attraction  direct' from Australia. Mi. Fynney  says Lhe company' have been playing to  crowded houses "everywhere. They  will plav "Sapho"' on the first night  and " His Night Out'' on SaLuicb.y.  ' The funeral of John Boyd who was.  brought from- H.-dl's Landing a few  weeks ago suffering from paralysis and  who died in the hospital Tuesday morning, look place Wednesday afternoon  from the undertakers, rooms and���������,wasc  attended,by a large number of friends  of the deceased. Rev. Mr. Gregg conducted the service. The deceased was  an old timer in Revelstoke'having re-  hided in and around here for the past  ten years.  A. R. McKinlay representing Lhe J  &��������� J..Taylor Safe works of Toronto.i,- in  .the city soliciting business for his firm.  Found���������A gold ring, owner'can haw  same on proving properly and paying  cost of advertisement. Apply to iru*  Chief of Police.  ��������� The prizes offered hv the RdvelsLoke  Gun Ulub for Lheir tournament on Friday and Saturday of next, week, are on  exhibition in'.L Guy .Barber's window  and form a handsome display. The  competition for such valuable prizes  ������=houhI be keen and interesting. , There  is also on exhibiton in the windpw the  New WesLminsler Cup won by T.. D.  Pickaid at the 13! C. rifle meet at Vancouver two weeks affii. It is' a very  hand-onie trophy indeed and one which  Mr. Pickai-rl ha.-, every reason Lo be  proud of.  Amateur Dramatic Association.  At a, ineetinic held last night in the  band room, '.villi Mr. IL H. Sawyer iu  the chair, it was decided to form an  Amateur Dramatic Association. The  following rjHicers were elected : ���������  President, F��������� M. Allum ��������� Vicc-Prc,s..  Miss II. Dunn; Secy.-Tre.iis., Mi-s  Ivlgai ; Manager, R. JL Sawyer. It  was decided to ha\e the next play  about tlw ^."jtli of No.ember.  England, Australia and Cape Colony.-  Assuming that there are now 2,000  Americans with '24. guns, as reported,"  en ' route from San Francisco, there  will be in Po Cln 'Li, by tlie end of  September, 78,000 troops with guns.  On the same dale Russia will have  142,000 men" and, 2-42 guns in Manchuria iind Siberia.  Thus there will be,over 230,000  men and over 500 guns'against China,  plas 70 large warships and 121 torpedo  boats in the Gulf of Pe Chi Li, 21  warships and oue torpedo boat on the  Yan<-tse Kian, IS ships and two torpedo boats at' Canton, and two- Ger.  man ships at Teingtan. ��������� '   ',  CERTIFICATE OF IMPKOVKMEXTS.  , notioi:-. '"'     ,  Hardiian Mineral Claim, sil.ualc in Iho'Ucvcl-  slokc Mining Division of West, Kootenay.-  Where located, on Carnes Creek. '   -  Take notice tliat r, .1. I\I. ICc-llic. free miner's  certificate So. H. IjHJ'7. intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a curl ideate, of iinpraveinmits'for tlio  purpose of obtaining a Crown 'grant of the  above claim,  .And further take notice that action, under  section 37, niti-a, be commenced before tho  issuance of such certificate of improvements.   ,  Dated this 2Sth day of J uly. 1900.  "     ,. , '   -J. M. KKIAAE.  Our'livery and freighting business  with'stage line and mail'contract in'  connection, including 45, head of  horses, harness, saddles, stages, freight  wagons and ore sleighs.r - "    '      .' .'    .  Any'part of above sold to suit purchaser.'* For particulars apply, to  CRAIG and -HILIjMAN,  Thomson's Landing, B. C   ..  Kootenay'- Lodge  No. 15 A.F. & A.M.  the regular iiiccLiiis-s  are held in the Masonic Teniple, IJournc  Hall, on the third  Monday in each  month at a p. ni.  ',. Visiting brethren  cordially welcomed.  II. J." Pit ATT   SKCUUTAKV.  RSVEI.ST0K"3-L6l)G3,1. O. O. F., No. 25.  J<J^i.cr< ��������� '-. ��������� lt������ciiliir meetings ai-o held  " ^C^Sm^sai^ "i" Oddfellows Hall every  "Si^-^^f^^ o'clock.  Visiting brblhers  ^g-^^nf^^ cordially welcomed. i '    ;  N. T. KDWATtDff. N.G-.       J. A. STONE; Sjjic.  SELKIRK IiOIOC-E, NO. 12, I. O. O. F.  Alcets'uvery Tucsda.v  evening inOildfellows  . 1 Tall    at . 8    ofclock.  v> VisitiiiK brethren cor-  " dially  invited  to attend.  W. MATHIE, Sec.  B. IIAXBURY, N. G:  j-.o.  \������,&  'm?i  m  COURT MT. BEGBIE  I, O. P, No. 3161.  1 "Meet? in'the Oddfiillows  \   \^{^^0^,\ /Hall on thetsecond and  t^^^^-^fei-i/fourth Mondays of cacli'  L.B.C  B. R. ATKrNS,.  C. ll. ,  month.   Visiting broth'  rcn. invited' to  attend.  ������������������   C. W. MITCHELL,  ���������'='.      11. s.;  A.  II. r-IOLDKJII  AS*A"LYT1CAL CIIJiSUST AXI")  ASSAYElt.    .,1  J loyal School of Mines; London.  rieven vcars at-Morfa AVorks, Swansea.       .  Scveiiteoii vcars Chief Chemist to Wi^'an  Coal and Iron Co., En;,'.    .    ,- "  Late Chemist and1 A.^ayer, Hall Mines. Ltd.  Every description of as.say and analytijuiil  work undertaken.  Claims examined and reported upon.  REVELSTOKE, B.C. ,-1  ARVEY & MeUARTEll  H    .   ,- .   .  HAilRISTiri'S, SOLICITOUS, ETC.     .  Oi.'.toijs .-   Molsoxs  1L\nic   Bi.owc,   Rmvicl-  axc'i';, M. (V  M</iioy to loan.    '  OJticec: Itevel-loke, II. ('.; Fort, Slcch'. B. G.  (ii'.i). S. Arc('M:n-:it. J. A. I'akvkv,  KrvcKioke, Ii. C. Kort. Sleclc, IS. C.  J.  \Y\ CROSS,- M. IJ..  !ifJlf!Kf)X TO TIIK C. I'. K., CITY HEALTH  OPKICI'K.  Ollii;(j: Taylor Block, Mackenzie Avoinic!'  REVELSTOKE  Mighty Army of Allies.  The llcrlin correspondent of Kk*  London Standard gives an 'jst'unutc nf  the total force, at Tien T������iu, whicli he  places at ,38,000, with 11-1- guns. This  number vvill bo increased by the mid  die of August by 2,500 Germans, with  six guns; 2,080 French, with 12 tfuu.s,  and" 0,000 Japanese, with DO guns.  On ring .September there will be, an  increase in .To Chi Li of ll,.'J00O<sr  mans, wiih -"I j^nns; 10,000 French,  with 20 %iin" ; 8,500 Russian's, with  2-1 guns,'and M,G00 British sailors  and  murine*-:, with   heavy  yun-i 'from  i-'i m  ���������iM '   Class  Work  GIVE US ATRIAL  F.   BUKBR,   Proprietor.  Phono   43.  I   ' Goods at Your Own Price,    f  & ��������� ���������, ���������- f|,  ^ 25 Per Cent Reduction on ^-=������jn55s-^ ,       <h  f$) "Ice Cream Freezers, Refrigerators, Water'Cooler and Water  <^)  ^ Filters, Screen Doors and Windows) Lawn Sprinklers, Coal  ^  2L Oil Stoves. " /S\  4> All First Quality Goods.   , Make a Note Of It. <j>  f W.   M.   LAWRENCE, f  t       , HARDWARE.'   -    , STOVES       -       TINWARE.       . ���������%  Y *  -..-**  ������.-.  ***  -  *  ������*   **  *������,'.'*'������.'."���������  **  *"?��������� *  -  GREAT CLEARING SALE AT COST PRICE  " .   ";'.'. FOR CASH ONLY  Flour, Wheat; Shorts, Bran,  - , 'Family Groceries & Farm Produce.  Say age' Bros., Second Street.  FIRE. .&. LIFE INSURANCE AGENTS, * ������������������.-������������������'.  :,     .     .^^sNOTARIES.PUBLIC, ETC;  FIRST; STREET,   REVELSTOKE.  ���������^^^^^������aa'<M.j������j������j_.mj^JJJ^. .���������^_ 1 .   ..        ������������������_.-.....        |.    .       .^   mm.   ^ .      .. [   |M|||   urn M-|j| in     M,f[  DRESS    WFI I      -^rrx        ~7^:^   ,������     -^  -     ,. Lord Chesterfield was undoubtedly  right /when   he "declarer] his  ���������   \             - belief that most people formed sonic opinion of a man's sense and  .' .     , . character from his dress.    The inclination to,dress well Js_shqwn  -.by ,the"  number  who conic here to be olotliedr". Triey^coTne'here  ;      ��������� because'..>f our .ability to give them  the  conect ,and"proper gar-  ���������     ���������                ' ments.-   They  getc the,, best qualities; the   bedt triimnings ' tho  ,.    " best work; the b'est'fit that's tuf'bh had:    They get exclusivcness."  ,6       :MeKerizie. Avenue, Revelstoke.,.  Our Assortment of.   ������  CARPETS/  LINOLEUMS,   '���������" ! '  STRAW MATTINGS  WALL PAPERS,  DRAPERY GOODS,  Etc., is the Largest in the West.    .  Samples Free on Request.  ���������'���������.���������the:  Badminton Hotel  VANCOUVER.  RATES   S2.50   PER   DAY.  WAH   CHANG,  DEAL13U ltf     .-'    !  Fancy Goods,. Japanese and  Chinese.  Novelties .and   Silk  Goods, Bamboo Work, Ruium  Chairs, and Crockery-Ware,  ".  ��������� .    ,    .  Ai.yo  *��������� , t  Fruits and Confecliuuery,.  .Opposite lhe Post Office,  Front St. Revelstoke; B.C.  ...BAUER & ASH/CROFT,  Dominion and Provincial  Land. Surveyors,  MINING ENGINEERS,  Siirvovoisof Milieu. Mineral Clnims and Crown  Lund.-. -    .  Y.'AKGOXJVEri,   B.U;  Your Pockets-book  may bu low but, nobody sues il, but  it' your clothes are hlmbliy UmL  Hctlle.sit, nobody wnnU loknow you.  - toadies or OeiiLs 'J'iiilor Jlndo CloLlicfi  repaired and cleiined in good .siylo.  Cull or .send post card. ,    .  Samuel   Ne'edham, Douglas St.  Kfilablishcd 13 years.  Strictly Union Labor Shop.  fj        * " ���������������  ���������       ��������� -,        ..   ...��������� ...���������....,,      ...... ..... t\  , .     ,      ��������� .. . - ���������..���������,., ,ttMnH  " Cleaiiiioess,  is next to G-odliness."  c  11 *���������  If you want your scavenger  wurk done in a clean and'  economical ��������� way send a  card to  FRANK SAUNDERS,  Revelstoke Station.  icatio ok iiMPitovKjncK'rs.  'N'd'nOK.  Alice,  Alice  luuelion,  lluiiau/ii  ICinjj, Crown  I'oinl.   (Jlouceslcr.   1/iist   (Jlniiice    iniiicriil  ,  cliiims Mt.iiuted  in the KovolMokc *MiniiiK  JJivihion of Webl Koolenav District. Where  located :   On Ground Hoi*; Jiasin. v  Tnke nnr.icc that J, William A. Pauor, n/jent  fori"). IT. Wilson, free miner's certificate No. B  J4783. L'"rnnk Young, free minor's cert ifiate No.  D J4785. J. IL Hoare. free miner's certificate No.  II J.'iHfi. intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining liccordcr for a Certificate of Improvements, for tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown Gnmtof the above claims.  And further take notice Unit action, under  section  37.  must be  commenced   before tho  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  '   Dated this 11th day of June, 1000.  WILLIAM A. BAUE1;.

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