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 i-        S    -'      V  0^������gg&  Vol. 4.���������No. 18.  EEYELSTOKE, WEST KOOTEXAY,  B.C., AUGUST, 21, ISO/.  $2.00 a Year.  THEIR BOND TAKEN UP  THE BALANCE OF'THE MONEY ON  ��������� NORTH FORK CLAIMS PAID. ���������'  Perseverance rewarded ��������� Prospectors  ��������� paid $75,000���������The history of'the  ���������    deal���������First Grant takes hold then  the Gold Fields Co.'  Since, the first of August the money  to take up the bond on the original  locations in the North Fork camp litis  been in the keeping of t.lnr Imperial  Bimk at Revelstoke and on. Tuesday  last this amount, $65,000, was transferred to theaceounls of the throe pioneer  owners, ��������� Ole Sandberg, .1. P. Kennedy,  and Thos. E. Mai-shall.'  The claims taken up are the Wavei*-  ley, Montague,   Oldham,  Tangier and  Detroit and are situated about 23 miles  from Albert Canyon, H.C.    Of tlie five  claims,    two���������Tangier  and   Oldham���������  wore located in '83, the  rest in '(15 ; lint  since'1)1   these  (hive persevering prospectors have striven   to open up this  ������������������ nowgreat, section'to  (lie influences of  money and' trade.;'  They    had   hard  ' work 'for some years to push  foi ward  the camp to  the. notice   of  investors,  owing to(the many other attractions of  the countiy,  l>ut; in  the fall of '05 they  happened acci-oss that, well-known mining iii.-in, John Grant, and his business  instincts  weiP at   once   aroused.    He  bonded'the group for the then enormous  ligiire of   $75,000;   but.   he., knew  what he had and so did the prospectors,  .-ind   while   some  people   shook   their  -heads   the   parties,to   lhe   deal   bided  . their t.iuie and said1 not lung.  ������ The tirst paynirut, ������5,000, was  made  by Mr. Grant   in .August,   lStX'i, and in  February, '97,  the  second  payment of  $5,000 came along.    By   this   lime   Mr.  Grant   had   negotiated    the   group "in  London.   Kng., to  the 'Gold   Fields  of  British   Columbia Co. (formed, largely  I In (High lhe   influence   of   Mr. Grnnt-  Guviin) and   transferred  his   bond   to  them.' .  The Gold Fields Co. have sentmiiiici -,  oils expel (s and other.-to pronounce on  the merit.-: of the properly, and every  word received.so ��������� far has been one of  praise.' Col. Ahsley, the" chairman of  the company, has also personally visit-,  ed the piopert it's and everything being  up to Ids anticipations, the-company  decided on taking hold of thedaims  and paid in their paper for the balance  of the bond. < < A .  The prospectors, or previous owners  of the claims, are to lie congratulated  unacquiring their price,,Mr. Grant is  to bo commended for his judgment  and energy, anil the company may be  asMired, as far as the Mail can' ascertain, thai it has acquired a remarkable  group of properties which must largely  repay (.hem with efficient and careful  management.  > -' Customs Scandal at Rossland.  An altercation between' customs ofli-  ccis at Rossland has disclosed a state  of airairs requiring an explanation.  .Sub Collector McDonald has been  chai-ged by his subordinate, Allan Foi-  re.-ter, with malfeasance in ollice and  misappropriation of government funds.  Foiieste.r, charges McDonald with  being in collusion with a broker named  Fimiegaii. and Finnegan replies that,  he had an understanding with Forres-  tei of a monetary nature for tin owing  business his way. The inspector and  dt'pai Linent have been notified and an  investigation will,' no doubt, he held  immediately.  will be ladies purines leading to tho  balcony, and 14 large double bed rooms  opening on each side of a la'i-g^ 6-foot  wide hall. Jt might be said here that  all the halls in the building will be six  feet wide-tinoughout.' On the' third  floor will he 17 more bed rooms making  the total looms of the kind number .'31.  There will he hath rooms, toilets, etc..  on every floor; and the building willbe  hota.ii* heated throughout. Hot and  cold water, too,' will be available on  every flat. It is to he wired for electric  lights and ' bells and as soon as the  electric lighb'is running it, will be solely  used.,   "  The kitchen, More rooms, etc., will  hi* in an' annex at. the. rear of the main  building and be a No three, storeys high.  The building is to he'a large one and'  an ornament to the town, and frnni its  size will . require',good foundations.  These .-ire to he stone piers set, eight or  ten feet apart, and should he very  strong* The building of this new hotel  is to he pushed with all possible speed.  British Columbia's Need.  A few, British, Columbians appear to  have an idea that nuclei' some ancient  order of the Imperial Parliament the  control -of the mineral wealth of the  Yukon country is vested in their  province. <-  If that theory were a truth the Yukon country would he one wide picnic  ground for some gang of alien  schemers.' The government of British  Columbia would transfer all the gold  fields of the Yukon to, some syndicate  iu return for its promise lo build a iail-  way. It. would not beat all necessary  for the syndicate to build the railway  before it. entered'into possession of the  gold. It would get the 'gold (if-i, and  build the railway afterwards, if ever.  ,  It would be .nothing shortof a calamity if the Yukon country should he  brought, under the power of the  present government of British Columbia. The people of British Columbia  realize that the'great. need of Lhe province is not more territory or more  wealth, hut rather a government which  can take care of the weall h which has  not been already presented to private  spe.-.-u la tors. ���������Ti iron I < > Telcijnt in.  ��������� Business Outlook is Bright.  '"Canada was'never " in as good condition as now.", says D. li. Wilkie general manager of the Imperial Bank of  Canada," and everything indicates a  very bright future. Everything is conspiring to make hei go ahead. We  have England making sacrifices to in-  increeas-e her trade, the fi'.-st time in  history, that the "mother country has  taken any steps to enlarge the trade of  a colony. The mineral development-is  a great thing. The construction of the  Crow's Nest Pass railway means a  great, expenditure of money in the  country, and to top all there aie prospects- of an enoiiiiotis harvest.  Nothing could be added that would  make the outlook more cheerful. The  signs of prosperity are not confined  to one particular province, ^but, are  general throughout Ihe whole Dominion. We are on the brink of a  great, revival in business all over  Canada.'"   ' ' ,      "      -  NEWS OF THE CAMPS.  HAPPENINGS OF NEARBY.CENTRES  OF MINING  ACTIVITY.  A $50,000 Deal at Trout Lake City  Carlyle's remarks  create,- discussion���������Lardeau   forging- ahead���������  <    Sales in Big Bend.  Wilcox <fc Tutlle have about. 10 or 12  claims located in the basin ou 'the  South Fork of Downie Creek all of  which are very ' promising properties.  They knocked a piece'off the capping  on one claim and got. an assay let.urn  of $](i in gold. The ore is'of the  arseno-pyrile characterand if it follows  the precedent.' of the Rosehery ore,"  which had much smaller surface values  and is getting richer all the time with'  depth, it should be a great and valuable  cam]). There aie in all about. 20 claims  located in this basin and the oiitlook is  very favorable. Wilcox and his  partner intend to gn up" shortly to do  development work aiid so' well do they  think of what, they have that they  propose to put in the whole ' winter at  work on them. , .' '  John Moynahan has returned from a  trip" to Big Bend says the Rossland  .J/Vncr ' and brought down' a large  number of ore samples'which ai;e on  exhibition in the Miner office. .I������eY is  much pleased with the portion of the.  Big Bend which he saw.,, The ores are  silver lead and iron sulphides and some  of the sulphides , carry copper.' ' One  specimen fr.-nii theLakevicw is very  fine, it is solid as cast metal and'runs  about; .$11 in gold.  On Tuesday the Alice claim in  Ground Hog Basin was sold in Vancouver for $8,(XX) ,to the London and  B. 0.,,Alliance Syndicate which have  already bonds on several promising  properties near by.    .      '     ' '  It is reported from Vancouver "that  the C. S. Douglas Co. have made a sale  of the Golden Cunie, Pearl, Rose, Eric,  Silver King and, Gem mineral 'claims  t') a s\ ndicale of MontVeal audVan^  couver men for the sum of $10,00(7;  Wo.ik it is said will'at. once begin and  he continued all whiter. .". '"     "'  ^ J. C. Montgomery left,'Tuesday for  Keystone where he is'doing assessment,  work on several claims. The showings  so far'are all good and Keystone will  be without doubt a camp of note in-  the near future.  The French Creek Mining Co. have  now about :-l,()00 ft. of the big trestle  built, leaving but 1.000 or more (o  build. Tlieii; sawmill is being worked  Lo its full eiipacity daily. All the stuff  the steamer Lytton took up (o'LaPorle  has been packed in, except one load.  The next, shipment will be taken in  with less delay, as the company will  add more animals (o its pack train.  with   the   government    appropi iation  will carry the toad nine1 miles. "=L-  Seveial rich finds have lately been  ,inade and cue property is now sacking  ore. Several companies are preparing  for development and, with the completion of the road, a great future is anticipated for the camp.  Trout Lake,City News.  The most important, event of the  week was,the bonding of the Ethel  claims, on the glacier mountain about  a mile and a Half from town, by Judge  Topping, of Trail, for $50,000. Mr.  Topping will at once proceed to build a  (rail to the mine and'will put, eight  men at development work. The price  of silver does no( cut, much figure with  Mr*. Tupping as the-ore runs from 300  to 2500 ounces. Morrier and others of  this place are the fortunate owners.  There is lio let up on the building  boom in Trout" Lake; there are nine  buildings under construction and as  many' more proposed; all are good  substantial structures^ built with a  view to peim-inency. The sawmill is  running over time and flfou!* to six  thousand feet of lumber comes in from  the Lardeau every day.  Mr. Carlyle's remarks ^about the  Trout Lake district in last week's Mail  have created considerable discussion,  but the general opinion is that he. is  about   right.     There   are   over    nine  hundred claim-; recorded in the district  i ...  covering 15,000 act es or over 70 square  miles, out of these there is possibly a  half dozen partially developed mines,  while on the great, bulk of them a pick  and shovel is unknown. '  ''  Andrew Abrahamson'is doing assessment work on his .claims east of the  Silver Cup.    They are very promising.  O. D. lloar'went iqithe North Fork  to Circle City where ho'has men employed on claims in which he is  interested.' ���������     ��������� ~" ' ���������  Thos. Wilson will'have the honor of  1 o  .putting the first, steamboat, on Trout  Lake, .lie has made'satisfactory arrangements with the Townsite Company and sawmill and expects lo have  it running ' in , foitv-five' days'. The  boat will be s.-venty foot, keel wilh  thirty horse-power, coin pound engines,  and will make the round trip, to the  foot of "tlie Jake and- return.' iu thie.e  hours.     ,.. , >  R. A. Moore,, T." M. Biid and  Taylor are all building lesidcnce.-  South Kellie St.  GOLD SAVING PROCESS  T.  on  Arrowhead Pointers.  Lardeau Nuggets.  ' An At-Home and Garden Party.  An " At-Home" and Garden Party  (under tlie auspices of tlie Ladies  Guild of St. Peters church) 'will lie  given hy Mrs. T. L. Ilaig ou Wednesday evening next from 8 to II.  Admission 20 cents. The. garden will  he lit with lanterns, various attractions  have lieen provided and the hrass  hand will be iu attendance. The next  afternoon,', Thursday, August 2(ilh,  there will lie a Children's Party from  3:30 to 7 When everything will lie,done  to give, the, little ones a iiappy time.  ���������Songs, games itc. Admission including  refreshments 13 cents. *  ,     Sifton to See For Himself.  An Ottawa despatch announces that  lion. Mr. Sifton, Minister of Interior,  has deeuled, to make the Yukon' trip  with Majors-Walsh on the Quadra,  leaving Victoria, September 2(ilh, for  Dyea. lie will go over the summit to  Tagish lake, see the country for himself, and then return.  The New Central Hotel.  i   Messrs. Aluali.iiiisoii Bros, commenced operations this week preparatory, to the erection of their new hotel  building. The piesoiil dwelling house  near Ihe main building will he moved  fast. HX) feel, and 10 feet, of the annex  lias'been juilli'd down. The new hotel  will occupy the space thus cleared with  a I'mtil.'igi* on the street of <S2 feel. It  will be three sloreys high, stand (S feet  back from the. .street,; line, and he.  fronted with balconies-.'. On I,lie ground  fh.orlherc will be. a large otticc. wilh'  main stairway opciiiuiy. to [the upper  flats, a reading rooiii ' coniforiably  designed, well lighted (lining riiiuii and  ��������� hi I he .east e'ud' l.\yo large ciYiiiiiirrci.i!  sainple -rooips. ;��������� On   the- second- floor  General News Notes.  The governuleuLs of Canada^ and  United Slates have jointly ngieed to  carry' mails once a month between  Dyea aud Dawson City under th" conduct of the mounted police.  Alice Willis, the woman shot, at  Nelson, died .Thursday. She left an  estale of $12,000 to her mother residing  in Austin, Texas.  Sir Wilfrid l.anrier sailed from Londonderry for Canada on Wednesday.  M. J. H.'iney, superintendent of Lhe  Crow's Nest, road expects to have 1 (XI  miles graded and track laid to (he  .summit of the pass by October 1st.  On Wednesday bids wei e opened  for Hossianil's fiirsl issue'of d**heuture������.  They all range around par.  The Duke and Duchess of York paid  their first, visit to Ireland  on Tuesday.  Lieut.-Col. Aylm'er will not accept  the Yukon registrar-ship on account  of his health..  The Canadian yai hi. has again won  the international race.  The ('ii)i(iil(i lJrf'.sl)i/trrlan says; "Sir  Wilfrid Laurier will st.u t for home on  the 10th. C.'in.-ulian.s of all cla.ssc.s,  cr(-.:il.s ninl sli.uli-.s nf . p.iilii ii-al ..pirnim  have every reason tolhe' proud of their  premier. -In 'Britain' and Paris tin;,  pressJias been.unanimous, in acknowledging his charm of .'manner, his'.eloquence and his ability as'a progressive  slilt.esuian'. II.- will ��������� li.'Y'licai I ily welcomed mi his'ri'l tn ii- Iu the land ('.| his  Urlh and. of his wrli-mesi  nll'ecii'i h;..'" .  T. Blackwood is driving a 25-foob  tunnel on the Kootenay Chief to tap  the vein. The property looks well.  "��������� The Glengarty vein is crosscut at.  depth (if-11 feet and shews several feet  of cleai galena carrying considerable  fgray copper. ���������' Y  On the Jim Dandy t he owners have  sunk about. 15 feet (if a shaft. This  claim is the first extension of the,Glengarry and is very pronii.sing.  The Boyd Cieek trail is all finished  and a horse can be taken clear to the  Glengarry. This trail can be converted  into a good rawhide trail with the outlay of a couple of hundred dollars.  McMasteis it Myers are working on  the trail to the Lexington Clock claims  with a view to shipping ore (his winter.  They have a large body of ore which  they think will pay to ship.  Sable Crock claim owners-are putting  in a first-class- (rail from Fish ('reek to  the Forks. This will be a gic.it help  Lo the claims.  C. Billiard has located the extension  of lh<* Consolidated Sable Crock lode  which lerniinates in the glacier, and  has brouglil in some excellent samples  from there of galena cariying plenty  of giay copper and assaying well.  Some veiy fine specimens of gray  copper h.ivc been trought. in from near  Lardeau I nit the exact location is not  yet known. Assays were got from  them of as high as 'J,000 ounces silver  and $10 gold.  Some arsenical iron ore has been  discovered on McDougald Creek. It  gives fair gold values.  As nearly all the Lardeau ores carry  gold as well as silvei; they are. attracting more ul.icnl.iou than purely silver  properties.  Kootenay Lumber Co. is running day  and nighl and Comaplix is taking on  quite a eilvlikc appearance.  ���������'. '.".-:     Cariboo Creek Camp:  YThe work of 'construction oil the  vvaggonroad is progressing rapidly.  Five miles are finished and tlie next  two.' to Miuoi'iil'Cil v, will he eoiiiplclod  by .September l.ltli. Tin* suliscribl'd  money is   bring  readily   collected  and  Geo. T. Newman is enlarging his  store building. His glowing trade demands more accommodation.  Capt!. Williams, of the lug Columbia,  has- his new lesiclence nearly completed.  Ben  Larson   is starting a new build-  i"ff*  The Lake-View is doing a splendid  business, and the town is proud of the  house.    ,  J. H. Richardson, who was formerly'  resident engineer here for C.P.R., has  joined the Ciow's Nest, staff.  DeCew has his sawmill almost/ready  for operation. ITe is only waiting for.  ji force-pump.,  There will be an excursion from  Comaplix to Halcyon Hot Springs tomorrow, Sunday.  'Big Gold-Strike in Trout Lake.  For some time il has been known  that.a very rich gohl-beai ing lead had  been struck on Gainer creek, hul particulars have not. leaked out until just  recently. It is now learned thai. Laird  Bros-.of Silverton have made seveial  locations (here, near (he Badshot,  which give assays of jjifiOO and upwaids  in gold. They have got about 12 tons  sacked and are going to make a (rial  .shipment.. If the test gives anything  like, the assays obtained there will be  tremendous excileinent in Trout Lake.  Already much iiileresl. has been aroused bv those who have learned of (he  strike .and about (en locations have  been made. Tims. Blackwood has.just  rcLuiucd from I here and stales I liu! I he  reported s(rike is genuine and that (he  lead is a ���������strong one aud ( raceahle foi  some distance. Further particulars  ni.'U* shortly he expected.  IN USE ABOUT .ONE MILE FROM  REVELSTOKE.,  Invented by the operator-~A  "jig"  , process ��������� Claims   great   saving  power's ��������� Value   of   ground ���������  Interesting description  of, plant.  This week a Mail representative  visited (hegioiind and works operated0  by the Kevelsloke Development company on tin? weSt hank of (he Columbia  Itiver about one mile from town. To  reach it the swift river is' crossed by  rowboal. and a lauding is made alongside the large scow on which the gold  saving apparatus devised by Mr. Thos.  Taylor, managei of the company, is  placed. Mr. Taylor showed the workings of the plant wilh manifest, pride  and iL deserves description.'  The sluice   boxes,   of   Lhe   ordinary  kind,   lead   from   (.he   higher   ground  towards the river,' and  into  these, the  .   ii  "diit." or alluvial matter, is  shovelled  ��������� or   hydraulicked.   A  Noi-f.hey ..pump,  with boiler, from the  scow  forces   the  water through a  hose and' feeds the.  sluices, in   just whatever quantity  is  desired.''At the end of the boxes  is a  "grizzly."   which   lets only  (he  finer  particles through; boulders and coarser  stuff going over the dump.    Under the  "grizzly'Y is   a   leading" supply   sluice  which, oatehing.the matter for feeding  the patent machinery,   carries  it  first  under a rotary cylinder with t half-inch  space between the  perpendicular   wall  and " catch'hoard.'!   Next, the ' "dirt"  passes into a semi-circular pan in which  is a quantity.of quicksilver and through  which revolves with  great, rapidity'a  smaller cylinder  wilh   somewhat corrugated  surface.   This   motion   keeps  the "dirt."  agitated and   mixed   with  the quicksilver and, prevents any up-'  proeiablc   amount   of   gold     escaping  amalgamation.      However,    lest    any  gold should pass out, a series  of  riffles  are   formed   hv   thiee   tables    which  charged with quicksilver operate,  with,  a "jig like" motion aud,keeps the dii.fc  loose and easy of separation.-   Still the  process is continued, and off' the tables  the.matter goes into an   oscillating  or  vibrating   pan, of   about    5     feel, ^ln  diameter and'ft inches deep.   This 'pan  is also much corrugated or partitioned  circularly with libs and is also,charged  wit h quicksilver.    It. is covered with  a  tvooden cover with apertures one  foot  apart and I w(> inches wide, and  in   the  bottom is a hole oue  foot in  diameter  through which the last,of  the- "dirt"  passes into the river.  The plant, is entirely novel and might  be described as a "jig" process. ������ Outside of t he powerful pump and boiler  the plant, does not weigh a ton and  with it the owners claim lo he able to  save almost every particle of j^old however fine.  Of com so the great, desideratum'" in  the sucoes.s'of the workings of the plant,  is the nature of the pay dirt, and Mr.  Taylor is said to think that it. will  average about one dollar to the cubic  yard" which would give, indeed,  splendid and substantial profits. The  cunpany's future operations will hi'  wa'tched wilh interest.  on and continued for sonie time,.it wm  decided upon the motion of Ji. B.r  Wells���������to appoint a committer to look  into matters of registration and all  other su Injects liearing upou incorpo-'  ration, and to report on their findings  for or against incorporation" at a meeting to he called' by' the chairman 'of  committee.' It was next settled Chat  tlie committee should consist of x<',vvn  properly owners in fee simple or hy ,  agreement of sale and nominations-  were. made. Ten'1 names were presented  and balloting resulted ,in the election  of (he, following strong committee.:  T. L. Haig, F. II. Wells,' J.' Abraham-  son, W. F. Crage, T. .J.Cral.am; J. D.  'Sibll'ald "imrl \V. M., Jji-own. The  citizens of Kevelstoke are urged to  extend yveiy possible assistance,to the  commit loo. as their duties are heavy  and requiring much labor.  Hu!������(. Day, ex-High Sherifi" of Cork,  Ti eland, and a large stockholder iu the.  iSiI\er King mine, accompanied by his  (laughter, passed through Tuesday en  route ' to Nelson. They will return  this way short I)' and may be guests of  Mrs. J. D. Kibbald for a few day's.  A special grant of $120 has been  made for fitting up the spare school  room so as to make it ready for the  second teacher which has now been  appointed tluoiii>li the incie.-i.se in (lie  childroes attendance. The. new teacher  is.,Miss Evans, of ICaiuluops, and. sister,  of .Miss'Evans'of this (Own. |  The reports of Llii* general; uprising  of tribes of north India are gieatly exaggerated. Lord Ttohei'ls says I.hat. no  danger will������������������r'esul(.>is (hoi o is a. splendid  body HI' troops' .wilh. .experienced oili-  ci.'is ou the frontier. -  '    .���������'"'���������  This Sounds Cheerful for B.C.     *  1 J. B.'McArthur, who returned from  the Slocan Wednesday, aud who is  .largely interested in silver mines, w.-is  asked what effect, the decline in silver  was having ou Slocan ores, lie said:  "If silver does not go below ."SO cents  silver mining in the Slocan will boas  profitable as last year, and will be profitable in most of the ininesat -10 cents.  Lead' is now .*���������*.').(HI, with a duty (if  $1.;")(),. leaving the, net price lo the  British Columbia mine owner $2.10 per  hundred pounds. Lead last year was  from $2.10 to $2..'i0, with a duty of 75  cents. leaving the nod, only $1.55. The  mine owner thus nods'55 cents per  hundred pounds more on his lead than  last yeai. Freight and trealment rates  are about $2 better I ban last year.  "There are also better waggon loads  to most, of the mines and tramways  aud concentrators at, the big ones reduce t he cost of getting tin oielothe  railway very gieatly, so (hat there will  be as much profit, oi nearly so, to t he  Slocan nlincrs under jii cscnt conditions  its (heie was last,year.  "Scoit McDonald, of (he Payne mine,  slates that they will ship until siher  strikes 25 cents and then make money.  The people in the Slocan are going  right along mining and shipping their  ore and have uo fearof being compelled  lo close down."���������Rossland Miner.  Local and, Personal Briefs.'  'Prof. LeP.iso has returned to   town.  '   See the new ad.   of  the   Kevelsloke  sawmill.  One car load of   oats and ' wheat at'  ���������W. B. Pease it Co.'s. , *,'  Miss Mabel Adair.came, back from  the Hot Springs on Sunday. ,       ;  R., S. and Mrs. Wiladn returned  Wednesday from Arrow Lake. ���������  Mrs. A. M. Craig, of Thomson's  Landing,.was in town this week.  Mr.' Sussiiiaii,    C.  V.   li.      mining ���������  engineer, was iu to.wn this week.    '   .'  W. It. Page and Jack Shaw  return-,  ed from-.New Westminster this   morning."     ���������   ' .. ;  John D. Boyd,came down from   the.  Bend yesterday  having  made  several r*  locations.' ��������� *  ,W.   F. ,Tye,    Mr., Heinze's, chief  engineer, was iu towu for several days c  this week.     -' ���������  Or. It. Mathison, dentist, will lie at  his ollice over Canada ,JDrug it 'Book  Co.'s stoto from August 23rd to 31st. ���������  Hugh Jioss got back 'yesterday from  a prospecting trip up  Lafonne   Creek.    '  He found the country well staked,   he  says.        fj   ' ' , ���������      .  "Gr. J). Seott. is staying  at   the,   Vic-   '  loria '   having'    just - come   in    from  Lardeau where'he   will   return   in   a  .Uayvor so.. _   '.,.���������, ,       ��������� ���������  ���������  Fred Eraser! J.P., is filling the chair  at' the Government ofh'ce in the absence'  of its   usual   occupant J. D.' Graham,  Government Agent.  T. Richardson and his son   were   in.  town   this   week.    Mr.' Richardson jr.  will   probably   run   Dave   Wolseley's  hotel at "The Eaiin." ,*     ������  Mi. Peterson wishes the .statement  saying he'went to see Mr,, Grady at  St. Leon Hot Springs corrected. He  went there just for,his rheumatism.  A strike of ������25 iu gold in the, Last  Chance is reported. This will be good  ncwa to those interested as it probably  means .that at. last pay has been struck.  Archbishop Langeviu and Mous  Clute went through.this week to assist  in the consecration ceremonies of  Bishop Dontouwill, .coadjutor bishop  of New Westminster.       ' '  The court house' building is being  quickly erected and presents quite an  iinpoang appearance. The timbeis  are very massive and if will   be   phen- '  ounnally strong.  Incorporation.  .. A.;, public-meeting -was called last  evening to., discuss������������������ " .Incorporation "  and though unable to use the. school-j  house, it was'fihally brought, lo order in  the. new K indergai lei) vbiiilding. A.  I'. J.{. I leani was appointed 'chairman  and T. L. Ilaig secretary. Adiscussinn  (���������f.'Llie subject, having been l*i'ter.c'd  up-  C. Ji. Mac.Lean has the work of T.  Fj. L. Taylor's bungalow residence.  The plans arc very' nice,' indeed, and  in Mr. MacLean's hands are sure of  thorough execution.  Wheat! Wheat! Wheat! Chicken  Feed ! at W. B. Pease it Co.'s. -. *  J Ion. Joseph Martin went souln  from here Thursday. He told tlie  M.vM.fhc intended applying to practice  'in J������. C. but he had not made up his  mind whesc to locate. Come to Revelstoke.  Bishop It id ley, Vice-President  Shaughiiessy and patty, .Marquis llo  and Chung Yuan, Japanese.and Chinese  envoys to the. Jubilee, are some of tho  distinguished personages en route west  this week,    . '  Last week the Mail said there was  an appearance of business-like' plainness about lhe oliicei-s of the Imperial  Bank at ib-vei.sioke. This v\e need  hardly e.\jn.ini, ..iny th..l the pllicers  require it, .should ha\e lead ollices.  J. M, Keliie, M.P.P.. leiumed Mini-  d.i\ t'riiiii J Sen* Cieek. lie says theie  aie    iiuye   numbers   of   men   working  ll'll'l I',   Kill'      "(ll.it  ami   (ue   cnuilv  '/'in- "ics then; c.u ry large percentages  "L vi.pper. r ;'  W. JI. Jones, publisher of the Jio$s-  lanilur, and luti of the Kamloopr  Xantuir.l, was in town vosterday on his  way tu the en. is j. He denied the report l..iely curient that In; was  prospecting this iii/riheru field Tor a  new local i.iii. ���������"        '  'Has it occurred to   vm   how   usefi.J  . . a, .....  and 'orii.imeiii.tl a gum! ptlblic clock  .wotilb.be.- in tiie luwcr uf the new  court house. It could be seen from  all o\er the town aiid at night .with an  electric lamp behind the.fages i.t would  bo ci'juidlv discernible, .       ���������'  ���������ft  employing   15   men,  is   looking   up    well. m  rilE KOOTENAY MAIL  Uht *ffcooiena\> fllbail  PUHMgHKlJ KVKIIV HATUIMIAY  - AT���������  REVELSTOKE. B.C..  ���������HY ���������  .ATICI.VS & H-M1TII.      '  ]'l'ISMSIIi:i:S  AND l'KOl'KUCTOKs.    ���������''  Subscription   Prico,   $2.00   Per   Annum  XcT STK1CT1.V IN   AllVANCi: "&t  out again and vet again nntii slK-h  time as I he people have I'ullv reali/.i d  what a moiisitoiis parody has been  palmed off upon them in the guise of  equitable iepii-.sent.ition. -The l'ror-  uirr. , '  The Ames Holden Co.'s special  /'Columbia," "Vancouver/'"Kootenay" should be worn by everybody who wants  a  first-class  . .mountain boot.  REVKU-JTOKE, AUGUST 21, 181)7.  ..pANAiM within a few months has  tfiiade more provision for settled government and tlio maintenance of, law  and order in her Yukon territory than  }jav,e the States in Alaska during their  .acquisition of it. Some in that county,  .taking out'wealth will appreciate this  Spokane Fruit Fair.,  Iisten.sive piepai-alions   have   begun  for lhe Spokane Fruit Fair which    will  open October f>th -ind'cloi-e on the Kith.  The   fair   is'yearly   a.ssuining   larger  propoi lions aml.iis influence has   been  potent I'or goiTd   in   British   C'oluuihia.  Our   ores,   fruits' and   general     farm  prod ni ts played  a   prominent   pait  in  the fair pioeeodings   last    year.    This  year there is to be :i sepaiate   building  .for   minerals,   mining  machinery   etc.  and .requests  have   been   received'  bv  the  Mail  to'ask   the   public   of   this  section to help to make   the   exhibit  a  success by forwarding specimen*   from  our   northern   camps.      All   who   are  familiar wilh the good lesnlts   derived  from   these  mineral   exhibit^   will   appreciate  the  importance  of "having a'  good   show   at   Spokane:   , Wilh   our  camps   just   coining   to   the' front   it.  would he a large advertisement as   Unfair ;it tracts considerable a tl out ion and  munoious  visitor's  from   all   over   the  Xorth-West.    All   samples, should   lie  sent, not  later than  .September  lath,  properly labelled lo   L.'K. Armstrong,  Supt. Mineral Department Fruit  Fair,  ���������Spokane, Wash.  ���������  Books, Stationery- Fancy Goods, School Books and  Supplies, Wall Papers.  In addition to a full line of  ..PURE DRUGS AND PATENT MEDICINES  "We carry the only uptbdate stock of above lines in  Revelstoke. ' ���������  Magazines, Periodicals and School Books supplied at Publishers prices.  CANADA DRUG- & BOOK 00. Ltd.  CHAS.  R. McDONALD  Mgr.,  , , ' ' Revelstoke Station.  Jas. Mefflaiion,  Aa**"-"j'  Points for Voters.  'Tub   Sandon    police .case- demonstrates the necessity   of   having  a  re-  -___   construction  of' the 'service   resulting  ��������� in the making of a police system  with  central    staff,     districts, , merit    pro-  ������������������ ���������   /notion and  strict   discipline,' entirely  -independent of   politics   or   influence.  , ,n  "The   improvement   might    with    advantage be effected on the  whole civil  .service system of the Province.  ,  "���������+ : ��������� , ^   t  ,    Mil.    Carlyle's     suggestion     that  .-records should not be  given   until   assessment work was done on   a .mining  d.-iini may possibly become law.   While  there is, no doubt, considerable excuse  for framing some, such   amend men t,   it  is doubtful, very doubtful, if it' would  ' result, in general good for the country.  Assessment   work   is    necessary    to  ���������  "development of the'country, of course ;  but how much of   it,   is   of   permanent  .benefit".    It must be remembered  that  ���������A-very prospect is   not   a   bonanza   nor  .������ycn a third rate mine, and that a man  to do any kind of  legitimate prospect-  ,ing is doing well  to   get   four   or   five  -good claims located in one season.   He  should get (and as the law   at   present  .���������stands, he does) an'oppdrtunity to sell,  a part of these, as reniuner.ition'for his  ���������(work, or time to   raise   the' means   to  ;de'velop them.     if. lie had to   do   work  before recording he could get but  one"  ,   chance in a season and that  might all  be wasted work.     Such an amendment  as Mr. Carlyle proposes   would   be,   it  certainly    appears,   a ��������� burden   on   the  ..independent prospector, lend to   nuike  '"hiin   a   grub-staker    under    pay,    and  probably discourage him altogether.  The    condition    of     thiiiLrs     which  ^oiyipts.. the   Provincial    Mineralogist  ito  suggest    this .*'assessment    before  Yrecoid " amendment is   certainly   had,  Hvi-ry qualified person should without delay apply to the collector of  voter's in his electoral district to he put,  on the "list of persons claiming to  vote" as any name sent'in is' kept, on  this list for* two months" before it can  be put on the Register of Voter--.  Qualification of voters: British  subject,'male, 21 years, 12 months residence in Province, and in,the electoral  district in which he claims t.o vote for  2 months of that period immediately'  previous to sending in his claim to  vote.   ' , .,  ' The Notice of "Claim and the Interrogatories on the form Registration of  "Provincial Voters " (which ea,n be  obtained from any collector*'of voters)  uiust he filled up" be signed by the applicant and be witnesM'd.  A votei who wishe.^,to be transferred  must, write to the collector* of voters  of his electoral district and request  that his name lie struck olf where  registered and'fill up a.form and mail  to the collect or of votes' foi* the  electoral district in which he intends  to vote.  The collector' of voter's for the North  Riding of West. Jvobtenay ' is J. D.  Graham.'' Government. Oflices, Revelstoke, B. C.  -{ General Blacksmith J>  REVELSTOKE,  B.C.  light, , built  and  Wagons,   heavy  lepaired.  Horseshoeing a specially.  Prospector's Picks.     Miner's Tools.  Large'supply of, iron, steel and shoes.  Orders  in   any,   branch   of   the   trade  executed in a workmanlike manner.  Revelstoke -' Hospital.  UILDER AND  DESIGNER  Maternity ward in connection.  Vaccine kepton hand  ....  Drs. McKcchnic and Jeffs,   -   Attendants.  TAILORS.  Sifton and His Sorehead Critics.  CHAS. R. CARLYON,  Bappister-at-Law, Solicitor,  , and Notary Public.  tarOPPlVE:   ltooni 2, Pool  Block, ltcvolsloke.'  REAL ESTATE AND MINING.  PRED   B. WRONG, :  Real Estate and lining Broker,'  "     --FERGUSON, B.C.���������     .    ,  The Sandon of the Trout  I.aku District.  Correspondence Solicited.  C. S. DOUGLAS,' ;     '  Seal Estate and. Mining ��������� Broker,  i {. ( r.  13D Cordova St., VANCOUVER, B.C.  Tr MATHEWS,"*  Real Estate and Mining Broker  319 Cordova St.,  VANCOUVER, B.C.  3Iiuin<������ stocks and properties bought  and sold on commission. Correspondence solicited.     <  R.  S. WILSON,    ,,  Local Merchant Tailor.  Order and Heady-.Miide,  To .-nil figure m* purx*.  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  CY  lAMPIiELL, ������!fc CO.  Fashionable Tailors.  Gin: Brand St. A; Trounce A\'<:.  Opposite (he Driard, " ' *  ' Late of Government Street,       t    -'  ��������� VICTORIA, B. C.  Ini|)(ii*(ci*s of  Fine Scotch nml  Kiif-'li.sli Goods.  Plans and specifications prepared  in India Ink or Blue-print  Drawing's.  If you desire an'artistic < home with all  modern  conveniences'  call and see Maclean who can design you one in any ���������'  .style: Queen Anne, Colonial; Swiss, or any other style  ' you prefer.       ��������� '  Interiors and interior decorations, are his specialties. Store  Decorations, Bank' Fixtures, Hotel Fixtures'; Hall  shewing- pannelled dadoes,, frescoes, etc.; Artistic  Screens. Verandahs, Stairways, etc. can be got out to  suit the market'.' "    , ���������      , ���������  m IIOAfAS BROS. & GRANT,  T  ���������TAILOHS -  Suits from $12,  Pants from ,$.'$.   , '  Sample and   lne.-i^ui-crnont  forms  sent,  on application.  92 Government St., ' * .  White labor only.     , VICTORIA,   B. C.  MISCELLANEOUS.  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.  :EAF HOTEL,  , ILLECILLEWAET, B.C. ..  The Pioneer Hotel of the Pioneer  camp of "West Kootenay.  Good.rooms, newlv furnished.     -      -<    -      Best table in town  i ' f x ������--  n >  Choicest Liquors and Cigars.     Commercial Room.  T RICHARDSON, Prop  RATES $1 TO $2.  BEAUMONT BOGGS & CO.  1 '       ''  * Mining" Brokers,  '  VICTORIA, B. C.  Mines and Mining'Stocks.  CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.  ���������    i.  " t-*  .BARBERS.  Revelstoke Herald, Autf. IS : 'Tt.is  a sj-ood tiling ,to In* a nieinliei of'Hon.  Clifford Sil'tnn's family. In addition to  other appoint incuts ������vliu*h t hev 1 ,'i've  kindly consented to fill durimj; tlie lust,  <12.iuonlhs for the lienelit of a country  sufleriiiK from IS years.of Tory corruption and misrule,'Mr. A. L. s'ifion, his  hrother. .-rmemlici of tho O&ilpiry liar,  has heen made .hul^e of the 'Supreme  Court in the Territories in place of  Jiid.no McGinn* who is to go to the  Yukon."  Tho chart*;'1 of nepol ism, echoed hy1,  our conlI'uiporary'in the ahovif, orifjin-  ated with that hitterst, oppnnen*. of  the Laurier }������ovi>i*ninont���������-tlie Toronto  Mail. Here i.-, how All*. Sifton answers  it in an interview in the Globe of the  Kith in^t.: , ' | ' :o:   '���������What of the statement ,in   the Alail ! Haircut, 25c;   Bath, 50c; Six Shaving  that  your  father*  is   to   he   appointed)                       Tickets for SI.Ot).  Lieutenant-Governor* of the Terr it one.-? ' '   "I know   nothing   of  ir.    He   would j ������������������.     ���������'      inilllMcriM  not, accept it if it wa< olV-red tn liirnY      \ f-      *r' ���������J^n^o'-'IN, .     "  ")Y;I. Sir Chailf- Topper held  ollice j  A * McNElL,  ,   GUY   BARBER/'  WATCHMAKER AND JEW^U.TSR  Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed.  o  REVELSTOKE, B.C.    '  ' i f  PICARI),  Contractor "and Jhtildcr.  Plain and   Spo< ifications   ])i-epiired   on  short not ice.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.     '  |T   H. HEAPS & .CO.,    ' " ���������   ���������  Ma'ch in cry Brokers]  .Vllit'nrdffvaKtivot,  VANCOUVKRtiiP,.C.  ^ake=View &  J. J. FOLEY,  Proprietor,  =ARRO"WH]SAD, B.0.=  BARBER SHOP AND BATH ROOM,  Front Street, HdveMokc.  a<   Iliuh   ('omiui.���������inner   while   hi--son  wa- in the c.-i hinet ':  Kuvklstokk Station", IJ.C.  FOR SALE���������A riaantily ofliBht. second luuid  Steel. It.iiN.  This hotel has been re-built  and greatly enlarged.     It is newly  furnished througho1....   and  affords   every convenience  ; to quests.     It   is   beautifully situated   over-''"*  looking Uj)per Arrow Lake, and is/ -  located most conveniently to railway depot'and��������� steamer landing   Y-Rates. 351 to $2 per day���������:    " '    ��������� ���������-    '  ,.iut it may possibly he overstated.  The j      ..W(.,|. |,ad ,���������-,,������������������,,. i-- Ilot   snrii ���������',,.. , Haircut and shave 50c.  ���������The Trout Lake individual   imiv   lui\e    c-������*������l*������tit.   A.- I have ,.,-ud there i- not the '  ,,..,., ;     , slitrh'te.-t.   foundation    for     the   Mail's''      ���������     ������������������wwr   Comfortable Parlors.  .seventy claims hut how manv ot   them    -t*ilenient :  ,.Ciin he worth nnythinj,'.     lie must   he,'  .���������indeed,  a   '* lightnini?   stiikor."    Jt   is.  , "The san'ie paper s.iv- voni- lu-orher  i< to-he m.ide jnd^i* iii 'place Of .Indite  AIcG.iir-e, tran-forn-d to the Yukon.  Opposite Drug Store.  ASSAYERS.  (A���������crime of Koy.il .School of Mine*.  London. KngluiKl.)  ng   Engineer,    Analytical    Chemist  and  Assayer.  .quite possible to place,too much  stre������s .     "Such ;i tiling  i>  not   conti-mpl.it-d. ' ���������;   , , n -i j:     i     j There is no   power   to   .lnpnint, a jii'1'j-o      T  rOU'AItl")   WKST  ..on such examples of   avoidance of   the j without the con-out, ���������f  the-h-cri.-la'me .  Ji  Jaw aud   then 'una   them   for purposes | ���������'���������, t'}l(> -",!" ll,1,lll)"1 <>f j"di,r>*.- i- in office. ,  '  c , ��������� ! .Justice Alcfiuire 1m-  h.-..|)   tt-,in-fcri-ed ' ������i���������.  ..of ai.iendment. j H-mporaiily  and   hi-  duties  at Princf  If it is rciilly   ue������ess.*irv   (which   we|A]heit   will   he  di-ch-arsm! hy Ju-tici  '.,,'. ."', . ,        Richai-iKnn." ,  ..very   much   doubt;   Jow introduce   the,      H()11. Mr. s.ftou aKo  anthori;,-  t he ' ,'r������i"-n"- ^"^d '^S^m,l on.  ..assessnient before record  clause,   there [ .statement t.h.ir he or any one eom.o( t- .      NKW DKNVKR. H. r.  .is  uo   reason    why    assessment    work j ed with  him   has  no   connect if n   withY       ^    ppf | p\v jl \RVFY   l"~<\S  should be of present value or- be called    t'"1 "Virion Clondyko Gn." j   \\   [  ',by that name even. j ' "���������  J.R.HULL& CO.  Wholesale    and   Retail  BTJTCHEBS.  Purveyors of Hiyh-class Meat's.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  All order's in our line will Inv promptly  attended to.  Gold Hill Hotel  FRANK VANDALL, Pkoi-uiktou."  Best Table" in Town, Well Furnished Rooms,  Choicest Wines, Liquors and Cigars,  Everything Strictly First-Class. ,  Terms $2 per day.  Kamloops Beer on Draught  The Staff of Life  Stockholm. Housed  .). ALBUKT STONE, Piioi'kiktoii.  IS  The better the bread the betler  the staff.  NOTICE.  iMciuli. N. Kiik. Iii^L.,,M. fc JI.K.)  Mi ni nt/ h'nr/iiii'cr ft ml Ax'xtii/rr. j  ��������� ,, Vancoi-vhh. I!. C. i  Chfcking Sn-iellT Pulp a Spcci.ilty. '  V.'   I!     ('.nn;, i.!> nl in. t. ( in]. In;.. I.  ���������Ili|ills  Provincial Representation.      " | " KflinbiirKh"   Mineral  Claim.   yitniLl/-  ir)   thf*  >n,     ,,;   ,    ������������������      .��������� c    .       . .     .1 i      . Ill'*('ill()W.l"t, JtllllllK 1)1 VI^Uili nf Wi.nl Kofi!  .   iht-distribution o;  bents at   the   J,ist ���������        .jii.lv Di-tn.-i.    WIutc l(w.-.u/-il--.A nm-h.-ih  ,  .  general    election    nmoilL'st   a   total   of I        evtciisimi    u,,.,n    tl,,;    Klix.il������tli     min'-nil ,  "J   ������".uiK'*iiii'iiM    kiiIi    Imipiih .hi   mikJIh-k  ^   iiii.w    iiutiuii    .lUM'ii^sij    <t    nn,ll, oi  i el.Uin, Ki-li lii\i-r. ' .|fl* .mi''. Mill IjiMii.hIi-mi  i nn,irfi>nii.||l������   ol  Ji-i.fihM voters, whs   monstrously  unfair, ' rp.\KK .voticic iii.it l. w.iin.r .-.nil. ti. tin* '"''"- ���������''"' in-*"'-��������� niii'i.nij ui'm.  1      ���������!������������������ itc.'iit I'm-  tin*   Kisli   Km>r ('.i;iji..[   nun     ('.in i/litn, ,\i(. mi :    'I'Ih'C.i���������. I (.'..|.|   K\li,n im^  Siiv.'i* Miiiini,'(v.mi'.nn l.niiiiei!,   ������������������ r' <���������  Jlun-r'^ f".    I.l-I.    i.!i-^.'i,    Jl.u- \i t liur- l-*.jr-i ������������������ ,i  Ci'j-I illr.iti'Nn.  ill lill,   iiiti'iul.  <imv d.n,  fi-iini fi.ini.li    pii.. (,-  .  ,        ,-.,���������,.,   ���������     , .    . Ili'*il.ili* lir*i*i*i)f.l(i.i|)|ilj Id llir JIuiiiii< lii-i ardi i-  wei e leturned by   U,(X>i   votes,   giving    f.n- .1 < 'ei-i ilb-.iti- nf itii;>rr>iii'i>i'-iit'-  f..r  tin-  |.ni-  auaveraKeof 5 IS  each,   as  jiK;iii,s|,  j| ! \^f '���������������"���������������������'"���������< .< ������'''')���������������) ar..in  ..f il..- .,!..,*.  .Opposition      mem l'<-'rs,     who    received '     Ami fm-llif,- Like  nnilif  11 i.i I   .irii.iii,   mifli r  ,, ,K,.,        . ,.    , ,,.,,   , -I'cliini   .'17.   auist   lif   ('(iiniiii-iii-. il    licfdii.    I lie  I J,.-Tii  voles,   or  an   aver.-iK''   ol     I.ILU I i^iHine,. ���������( ^n:li i-."-l ill. ���������ii. nf liiiiu-f,-, eiiiLH-  ���������The. actual  dilfereiun*   in   voles,   l.hcie. |     -"i";'1 >'"*���������;"' 'l-'V "f -Inly, l^'ir. 11 <n  fore, received hy [))fi Ciovei'iniienl    .iihI  JL he Opposition wa-, urily   710,   mImtcis  ,thc diiroreiice iu st-'.-lt.s out of a house of i " Kli/..il������'th Miner.il Cl.iini. -.Hunt.'   m   tin    III..  ���������,, , i.i,.       .,.    i rilli'.i.u-l   Minlni;   IHmmiiii  nf   \V'csi   K'i.i.i-  M IlieiilbeiS wa.s   no   less   than    II.      lo! nm} l)l,trH.    Whi-i*i'l(i..ili.il:.\ iimlii. ilj  ^iiit it. in   another   way,   tlie   mnjoril v I       V.'i,;'".>:i" "I"1 t!'������  "'"'"  '""���������'���������'i' il-oni  A. N. SMITH,  Baker and Confectioner,  R.i-:vki.stokk Station.  One en' I���������*iUe nf Hie W'oikN IIi)111- nnw  ciu'oiito,  The Dining Room is furnished with the best the  Market affords.  THE BAR IS SUPPLIED WITH THE CHOICEST  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS, v.  .as is proved by the fact  that   the   (fov  .eminent   supporters,   '2'2   in     iiumliei  NOTICE.  I'"i-.ll   I'll'lT  .obtained hy t he Govern M ion I,  hut   I ho , ril.MCK Vd'I'K'K lli.u  1    *.\'.ili..| -. ..it, .��������� in,  ii , i  . .,.,.. ,     r    I      in'iiri-nl   fnf   f I if   KhIi   I'm i   fniuirr .uh  whole country wa.s ������;nly 2..>M   per   oenl. ��������� h,|v..,* .V.iiiMK Cmu,,.,,,,  I.iiniif.l. K,*. i   M.mc.**  ,of the total vote*- .6-ast, whereas Hie  major-it y of voting power which they  yecuied in the House was no les-i than  yCj'pcr colli. To pi(,t it yet .iiiother way:  ,ou appeal to I he country they ^ol. iu  poinl of votes a majority so small a* lo  lie hardly wort h tjilk'mn about, while  in I he House they. mil. a majority so  l.ii'Ko'is to he hai-djy worth /i^lilin^  .'i^aiu-t. It, I'eijui.red J,l(l!l electors lo  ^���������el urn    a   single    nieiijliel*    lo    lie*   Op-  posit i'ui from New Westminster, and  .only 1.2211 lo ret iu ii six members to I In  .cnlisl il iieneies    oj'     Kas,l      .'Hid       W'csl  Lillooel. lOsijiinjjal/ and Cirih'iii lo tin*  .(iovi'i'iiiiieiit.    All thi.s.h'is been   puinl,-  \,ed 'out  before, we  admil,   hut  ilmre   is  V-.u-r.y I'e.'uoii why il should be   pointed  (Vttillc.ili* N'o.   I'llill.   ihluiil.   M\f    il.i-,      fifim  I In. (I.i 11' linn of. In .itiply tn the .Miinii ; ,..,. ni-iii r  I'm' a i i.Ttilii site nf ;in [ii-iiv '-iii'-nl  .   inr   tl.i'   |ili:  |in������i* nf nlil.uiiinir ,i Ci-nun  iri.int   nt'  (,ir   iIium-  cluiin.  .\li.l fin llii'r l.ilsi' iiolu-n Unit .uh'iii miili r  -.(illnli :i'i, IIUI-.I In' .'niiilii'-iii'''i| In-line lln  i^-niiiiii-i' nl ^m ll i-i-i-l illi-.ili' nf iiiipi-m . mi'i.l-.  Il.ili'd IliN .'nlli (l.i*. nfjiily. I������!l,- 11'II  J. Hutchison & Co.,  (Opposite Government Ollice,)  (iroceries. Feed,* Fruit, always  fresh and full stock.   '  NEW STORE. NEW STOCK.  Shoi-t   AccoiintH.  FRtD. WI. WELLS, Mine E/.At/iucu.  NOTICE  \''iTif'i; [-���������   ii|.;,','|.,nvii//K; ti...i   I, il..  .'(    iiiifli.j -,i_ri��������� <��������� (|. ''. If   11 i.i,.I., ni'' '.'I    i  ' ���������,  (I.e.-    .iflfr   fl.lt'-   In   l.-l,i k f      ipl.ll'ntl'.li    In    Hi'  ( liii*f ( (iiiiiiii^Jif.iii.r iif   I..N..N  .ni I    '.Vin^f.i'  pi I iiKM-ri'.n to jmri li.i-' nrn-   IhiihIiiiI   .111 I  -i   I,  iim-.-i m' liuirl -11 n.iliil .1 In 111' -I f ,u i'i .1 11.1 If nn).  fnilii Ilic iiiniilli nf   f',1111       f 1-'i (>. nn 1 In   run Hi  furl   111'   ilirl 1 l( ' If. 111    U'f  I    K'.in|. n,i ,    di   t > 1 ��������� ���������  ....1 1 1. .....................   1 1 .  k ,   r 1 tm   1, 1 -, ci , 1    . . , . , ,       ,    ,   , ,  rilAKK. NOTP'K I.I111I, I.   \V���������itr,   -.-nit   ,,, 1  1,^     l."1.1'" [", ".'"J'},:' '""   ",.*,,!1k"1     I"'"''1' l'"-l (  NOTI  -r  ' Hi fil i.i "   Milli'IM1.   f'l.llln,   lit nil      in    I he   III'  mIIc'.*..!'-'.   .Vtiniir;   I'immm)   m   \\i-i   k'ni.i.-  Diia.v    Dislri'l.      U'licn-    Im-nl "���������]:    On     I lie  ii'ii'lh .'i(ie (if (I1-.111II1  I 'I-. 1 k. Ki-.li l.'ivei.  F. .McCapty  Wholesala and Retail  . . BUTCHER ... !  THE CENTRAL HOTEL.  AI'.MAMA.MSON7  IlKO.S., Puoimiiktohs.  First-class Table   +   Good Beds   ���������   Pire-proof Safe  Telephone   ^   'Bus Meets all Trains.  REVBLSTOEZE,      B.C..  THE   OU  HOTEL  SIKi i* Mining i'(>iii|i!iio  I'liniiiil.  I -i-.r' ' \I ..,< r -. | !.",'',''." ','" ' ''* '  t'l'ililliale Nn.   Dlllll    ml   nd.   -i   u   d n -   |{..m !    .,"'���������. ",!' '"'Y!  .1^ .IJ.'1'lll     fill     I III      l''ls I     1,'IM I     I  ...   n' I     ,1  1   II   Ti in;ilc'������ -' VV  1 ,,1 ner," I hi m .  1 hi 11m/fm I;   ,  'li.ijiii  imi 1 p. 1 ln'in e   I'm t v eli.liu    e.i  ',ili"n  '  iip:ai.i-:i.' in  AliliAIIAMSON   J'.llOS., Piioi'isiutoks.  Mil- (til e ll- ri 1 if. In ,1 p|ni ml li.. ,AI 111111,   |,*i 1 noli 1  fill* .I ii'l'lllle.lli'(if Illl,ilii1i.||li III ..   Inr   ll.e   pill  pii-c nf '.i.i,lining ,1 Ci'iih 11 jriM.il   nf  lie-   .ilir. >���������  1 l.iirn.  A nd fn itlifo- liik's'(inl.ii-d ��������� Mini, inli'in, iiml-n'  -:<���������'���������;! ifm .'(7, niii-.t lie e.ni.iiiiH-iii-eil ln-1'i.r.' I lie  iM.Miiiinee nf -nii'li i'i:i-|.iMeiil,|. nf iiiipi'nveiiieiil -..  Jliiled tliis'.'lllli diiy (.f.llilj, Ihll". '  pl.e "   t>( t milllll'll' .-nn n'  I uiu L'I.Mi   I*-!!/  lit li. I In in-e   fm I v 1 limn-, .m   11.  C   II   'l'l'HII'1,1.;  II 'M  Milk Cows; Saddle, Pack,.  Driving and Draught I  Everything new and First-class in all F-iespects.  Supt. -.J..I.l.r-l.,,,     ..I       |,|���������-      II,,11       Mwnv  smelter ill   iVelsim.   i-i  j;riiii(.f . |.o   resign  and will -I.Ii������*ii leave I'or Mexico/  Horses.  j Revelstoke State, B.C.  Tlio Housp .is slocked with the Finest Wines and Cigars in the Market  TIROTJT   LAKE   CITTT,   B.C.  '^ THE KOOTEXAY 3FAIL.  PAGE %.  An Impartial Opinion.  ;  The New York Post has  risen  above  -prejudice   and    presented     the  ��������� true  picture of the position  taken  by  the  Canadian Government in tho Klondike.  "These gold field.-," it says,  "are in  British  territory,   yet   the   successful  miners are largely Aineiicau  citizens.  That   is   to ,say,   they   aie    'aliens,'  r * foreign devils,' allowed'to go  freely  into British'territory and carry away  its     chief     treasure    without   let   or  hindrance,    imagine the case reversed.  Imagine the gold fields on our side of  the border, and Englishmen swarming  iu to despoil us.    What shrieks to high  Ilea ven and appeals to Congress  there  -would he!  ' We should have laws  iu  a  twinkling to make all alien miners pay  ,nine-tenths of their  findings  into our  treasury. We should tax them heavily  to get into the territory, find  not let  them get out without paying tlie uttermost  farthing.     What  some   of   our  ��������� States have done in the  way of legis-  . latiou to make aliens smart for lending  u������ capital and developing out* resources,  fairly indicates wliat we  would do  iii  the case supposed.  "The incident throws light'on  the  terrible' laud-grabbing   propensity   of  Knglaud.   She grabs everywhere,   but  she throws what she grabs* open to all  the'world.    She is well known to  grab  with peculiar fury when it, is a question  of getting a bit of gold-beat ing .land ;  that ill ways  drives  her  frantic,    lint,  as the Klondike gold-finds  show,  she  lets   foreigners come and   help  thorn-  selves to the gold after she has grabbed  it.i   She polices the territory acquired ;  shermakes life and property safe there;  she   establishes   courts ;   ,she     fosters  education and'religion;  but she gives  even her deatest foes.   American?,   the  same rights.there as Englishmen. This  is a policy of incredible, silliness,   according   to   American   standards.     It.  might, be justified on   the  tlieory  that  law   and  international '.policy are intended to promote trade and industry,  and-make human, liberty and happiness  as secure as possible; but we kno.vthat  tlieory to be entirely mistaken.    Laws  exist for the purpose of discriminating  ��������� against foreigner's and causing  misery  in foreign cities.ras  McKinley  boasted  that his tariff had done.    International  relations are   to  be so  managed utbat  every nation's hand will be against its  fellow.  tThis being thu American  conception, and, therefore,  the  true conception, the'VihsoIutopess, the isolation,  the supreme folly of the English policy  are clearly prnved--.--.nd that, of course,  is the main thing." ��������� ���������'  MEMM & HAMILTON  LIVERY, EXPRESS  AND DRAYING.  Headquarters' for stove  wood.  We baVe a  G������od Supply of.. .  BUILDING MATERIAL  AND LUMBER.  Cut Rates for Spot Cash.  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  J.O. HUTCHISON,  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  Heavy    Dray nig  or   Transfer  work a specialty.  Seasoned wood, cord or .stove length", on band  at .-ill times. Leave orders al. W. H. I'ease  & Co.'s store. , ��������� '  Call and see us, We can fix you.  REVELSTOKE   SAWMILL,  Revelstoke  Station,   B.C.  CASH FOR RAW FURS  G. W. BALDWIN", Kamloops, H.C.  representing Joseph.Ullmaiiti, .St. Paul,  Xew York, and Jyniidoti, England,  gives a fair and sijinire. assortment','  and Allows full value, for "all' kinds'of  raw furs. Shipments solicited. Prompt  returns assured.  OOTENAY LUMBER CO.,  LIMITED LIABILITY. ���������  COMAPLIX, B.C.^  aaa  OOZJVnyCZEZROiE-^IlL   ZHIOTIEIIL  Corner of Hastings and Cam hie Streets,  VANCOUVER,  13.  C.  Equipped   with  Elevator, ��������� Electric Hulls.  -    modern   improvements.  Rates $2 pel* day. '  Heated   with  hot  water,  and all  G. THOMAS, PiioriiiKTOK.  alljcindsof  -__*   ROUGH' AND DRESSED LUMBER.  ,Al the Company's Store is carried a Full Stock of General  ���������    Merchandise:    Miners' Supplies and Outfits al close rates.  P.O.   AltltOWIIKAI).  TKl.Kf'KAl'H TO COMAI'I.I.W  trips  all |)(  is the  OCC*ll|  rowli  trains and  stcamets,   and   makes daily  (Jommimieation is thus culilishcd with  The Company's S.S. " LARDEAU " eonnecLs with all C.P.R,  liet.weeri Arrowhead and t'omaplix and Thomson's Landing.'  lints in the Larde.-in. Trout. Lake and Fish Crock distiicts.  The Company's tug "ARCHER" is ready to enter into towing and freighting contracts.    '  The Townsite of COMAPLIX is heing surveyed and will shortly he placed on the market.    Comaplix  outfitting point Mini he.-idquai-ter-: for Ihe Lanicau and Kihh Creek (iisti-ioO now heing opened tip.     It  lies-a heautiful .situation, high and dty, on (he N.E. arm of Upper A now Lake, eight miles   from  Ar-  ead.    Deep water-foi-vessels all t he year round.    Ciood hotel .-u-L-oiiiniodatioii.  "   " ' c R. TAPPING, Agent for Revelstoke".  COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL  KAMLOOPS, BO.   ,  .A New Source of Asphaltum. ���������  Thu discovery was made in  Barha-  does,   \V"st Indies, some months ago.  of large quantities of a certain mineral  ��������� locally called  "manjak"���������which hids  fair to outrival in'point, of  utility all  the  .similar* suhstances  that occur  in  \arious parts of the world.    Manjak is  ' of a hlack color, possessing high luster,  and having a lu-iirht  chonChoidal   fracture, in appearance cjo.sely  resemhlinj?  newly broken pitch.    In, Rarhajoes  it.  is found, very ne ir, .ami .-o neti ues   up.  on, (tlie surface of the ground in  seams  varying from one font.; to/i.wo  feet in  thickness, running usually atari  angle  of   about   -10   degrees    aiid     in     close  proximity to rock*.    It is supposed "to  have been   formed   hy  the  dryings up,  and consolidation of petroleum,  which  occurs  ,in   abundance    in     the    same  localities and i.s often, seen  oozing <nut  of the ground  or floating   down   the  streams.' Among the  various   uses  to  which   manj.-ik - has  heen  successfully  applied may he mentioned:   (1) As  insulation   for, electric   wires;     (2),    as  varnishes of the  best quality;  (3),   as  ,hittiminous concrete  iu   asphalt  roads  and pavements,; ' (+),   as   patent   fuel,  mixed   with   peat   or    other    oiganic  mattt-'i'; (���������>), in small percentages, as an  inlensitiei of the. illuminating power of  coal   gas.     Such   satisfactory   results  have heen obtained   hy its, use, for  insulation that it  is expected  hy  some  experts   that   it   will    soon    supplant  rubber in all waterproof work.  A Big- Throw.  Thomas Flannigan, .brother of James  Flannigan, the champion hammer*  thrower, threw the 12-pound hammer  1������3 feet and 4 inches at'the. Oa'tliolic  Club games at Jersey City Heights last  Saturday. The largest. authentic  throw of this missile previously made  was 145 feet at the class games of the  University of Pennsylvania last spring.  PIONEER LIVERY, FEED & SALE STABLE  '    '' -  FOR   LARDEAU AND TROUT LAKE  DAILY STAGE LINE: Thomson's Landing to Trout  '   Lake pity and Ferguson. .  Stage leaves Thomson's every morning, at 7 o'clock, for Trout  Lako   City" and  Ferguson,  returning, leaves those places at 2 p.m.  FREIGHTING AND.TEAMING.  Good freight warehouses and quick dispatch.    For all informatioirabout ti'itis-  portation or hauling in Lardeau and Trout Lake write     " . -  CRAIG & HILLMAN,  .' Thomson's Landing, B.C.  ,Best'of everything- going-."  RUSSELL  &.  HEROD,   Prop's.   , ���������; (-   IMPERIAL   BANK  OF  CANADA.  ��������� Capital Authorized, '- $2,000,000  Capital, Paid-up,-- - - - 1,963,600  Rest,        1,156,800  IF:-  XjIE.AJKIIE,   JMLZEJ.  Mining Engineer and Metallurgist  ���������REVELSTOKE AND GOLDEN B.C.���������  Assays on Gold and Silver.  ;:   Analysis of All Metals made at lowest pates.  Prompt  and   Correct   Results   Guaranteed.     Reports made on properties,  etc.     Ch'c'me a will. . ���������  DIRECTORS :  H. S. HOWLAND,      , -    '   -       President.,  T. R. MERRITT,    -    -     Vice-President  William Ramsay. Hugh Ryan. Robert  Jaffray.   T. Sutherland Stayner.  The   present   centre   and future  headquarters for  MINING OPERATIONS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Head Office,  TORONTO.  D. R. WILKIE, General Manager. r   c*  BRA N67//<:.<���������? IN ONTA BIO:  '  Kssex, Kerens, Gall, liifjei-soll, Niagara KulK  Tort. Cnlborne, lt.il I'oi-tnjji'. St. Catharines  Ksiult SU*. Marie.. St. Thoiiiiis, Welkind,  Woods! ock. '       r -  ,  ./(.'or. Wellington SI..and Leader I-ane  TortONTo/ Yonge mirl Queen St-.. Branch.   '  tYoiiKOiiiid Moor Sts. Branch.  13 B A NCIIES IN NOB TII- IVJSStT  Brandon. Mini. J'ortufre La Prairie, Mii.i.  CjiIkiu-.v. Albertn.. Prinee .-Mlicrt. Sn������k.  Edmonton, .\!la.    Winnipeg, Man.  .' BRITISH COLUMBIA :  Vancouver.       - '     -        -        - Uovelsloko."  About 50 nu'iiib.'rs of tlie British  Association have arrivi'd in Toronto.  Hon. Mi. Blair left on Wednesday  for Europe on private business.  The Colxlen Cli.b have presented Sir  Wilfrid - La nt iet* with a speeial tiold  medal as a recognition of his attachment to free trade.  Premier* ('anovas assassin has heen  fried, convicted and sentenced to he  (jarroted.  Sir Louis Davies, minister of marine,  said in London, England, on Monday,  that Canada would not " advise  emigration to the Klondyke.  A Itegina dispatch says that the  election protest in \Vc.s|, Assmihoia has  heen dropped and Air. Davin ret.'iiiis  his seat.  The shipments of ore from Rossland  last week were nearly 2000 tons.  A tragedy took place in Nelson last  Thmsday., A man named Harry V.  Swyny, son of a surgeon in the British  at my, shot anil severely wounded a  woman named Alice Willis and then  shot liiniM'lf through the brain.'  Geo. F. (Jopeland, lately of the  Northern Pacilic, is appointed fo he  superintendent of the Ivaslo-Slocan  Railway.  _____ =  TROUT  LAKE  CITY  ADVANTAGES.  It is the centre of the Lardeau mining district.   ������.  It will have railways to  the north and south.  Its climate is superb.  It has plenty of building  timber and a sawmill  in operation providing  lumber at reasonable  prices on the spot.  Its lake afltords exceptionally good trout  fishing.  It has a crown grant, purchasers of lots thus obtaining an absolutely  clear title.  ROUT LAKE CITY  is reached by rail from  Revelstoke' to Arrow-1  head, 28 miles ; thence  by steamer, 10 miles, to Thomson's,'Landing'; and a short  stage of 12 miles; the entire  journey occupying only 6 hours  through magnificent mountain  and lake scenery.  Well-known mining promoters and capitalists already  have their representatives on  the ground, and it, i.s, no  boomer's dream to sav that be-  fore another six months Trout  Lake City., will be a bustling-  centre of business and the principal town in this treasure-laden'  Lardeau, the new centre of attraction for the best mining  enterprise, skill and capital  which" British Columbia has  magnetized within'her borders.  The climate and-soil of the  district are all that could be  desired by the rancher, gardener  or fruit grower for whose  products a profitable and rapidly increasing ��������� market exists;  whilst to the sportsmen .the  neighborhood affords game in  plenty.  The accommodation includes  good hotels, stores, post office,  recording office, butcher shop  and many private residences.  Building operations are in  full progress, and the establishment of the sawmill will tend  still more to enhance the immediate growth of ,this  town.  AGENTS:  London. Kng., Lloyd'-. Hunk, Ltd.  H.vnk of Montreal.  New Yokk,  The Kootenay- Smelting  : & Trading Go. Ltd.  ffei  Bonds and debentures bought and sold.  A. R. B. HEARN, Manager, Revelstoke.  AND ��������� ������  S00 PACIFIC LIN  HAVE FOR SALE  ,.  ,  A number of lots centrally located  in their Townsite  TTIK  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  FROM REVELSTOKE  To all Points Mast and  West.  rising  THROUGH TICKETS TO  .Viiiicoiivi'i', Winiiipi-tf, St. IJ.ml,   ("liic-  '   afj-o, Miiiili-eal, Toronto, New York.  First-class dining and sleeping  cars on. all trains.  Tliroujfli Totirisl cars to St.. I'mil daily, and Lo  Toronto every "Monday, and Montreal and  Ito.slon every Tliuivlay.  I'lireliase l.iukuLs to your destination  and  have  your li.iifKaite cheeked ( Iii'oiikIi.  Kor full iiifnnniitinii nslo rules, lime, elc, apply to nciiri'ht. C.J'.lt. AkckI. t"  T. W. UK A PSHAW. AkchI. IteveM.oke,  or.io  !���������:. .1. eovt.i-:,  'Disti-ii-t l'ii>-;������eni,'i'i' AkciiI. Vancoiiyer.  The - Canadian - Pacific  Steamship Co.'s,  -STEAKEKS-  NAKUSP   and   KOOTENAY  Leave  Arrowhead  every  day.  cXfcpl, Si ndiiy  for    all    iioinl.-.     in    ICoolciiny,      iniikinx  conneelion    nl     Nakusp     for    all    pout.  on Nakusp and .Slocan l!y. and Slo.-an Lake  Close connection a! Itoluioii   for  NoKnn,   Kaslo,  Hiilr<(in*, I'lloi. Lay,  Close connection al, Trail for   I'o.sslnnd.  Norlli-  poi! aud all poiiiN miiiIIi.  Koi* full  information,' lii.kcl-,  ni.tps,  cle., call  on or address  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Atfcnt. Itcvclslokc.  Ov to ,  II. M,*.(;(*ItKf.'Olt, K. .1. COVLI'-..  Tra'v. I'.iss,. AkchI. l>i*-l- I'a-Ss- AkchI.  Nelson. H.C. Vancouver, H.C.  Tlie central point of  O 1 / '  NORTH KOOTENAY  E_A_s~r t:e:r:m:s.  T.YJ.-'LENDRUM,  Trustee,  ���������   A INS WORTH, B.C.  T. L HAIG,   ���������  Resident Agent, '  REVELSTOIvR, IJ.C.  Owing to the erosioii of the river  bank   the   company   find   it  their smelting buildings,   furnaces,  md'30 h.p.   boiler.   '.The whole  will be sold in part or "en bloc.     Inquire of above.  necessary to dispose of  90 h.p. engine and boiler, and 30 h.p.   boiler.   '.The  ���������VTOTICK ,s HJC'.'KHY C.IVKN thai the  _[\ undei'slKiicd Win. Kirkup iiilciiilN (Kl (layn  allei* dale to liiakc niiplication to lhe Chief  CoinmitHioner of Lainln and Worku for pcr-  inisiioti lo piireliu^e one hundred and -flxty  Hen m of land Hilmitcil alioul oue mile up the  Coluiuhla Itivcr liniii the mouth of Dounie  Creek in West ICootcnay DlKlricl. Cihiiiiiciii infill, n piwl inai'kcd Inilial I'otl, Win. Kirkup.  N. W. eorner; llieuce riiiiulilK '" chains  hoiiI licrly aloii^ Ihe cast liank of the Columbia  Itivcr: Ihciicc II) chains caul; thence III chains  noi-lli; I hence III chains uchI. Io the place of  co nuiciicciiicnt.         '   '  wm. icimcui'.  July III. IMI7. l.'lHt  LOTS.  in t, months, $  'oo-3 3  Inside, $100; payable $33.33 down, $  in 6 months.  Corners. $150; payable $50 down. $50 in 3 months,   $50   in   6  months.  (These prices are for a short time only.)  T; L. 11A 10, ,Rr.vi:i,.sTOKi:. Oen.eral.-.'Weni.  1 1 'r o  II UGH KlrPH KR.SO'N.- f koiit I.ak'k Cn v. '.K^icle.nt Altcih.  Columbia & Western Ry.-  Time Table No. (i.  To take ell'ecl .luly.'f. l.S!)7.  Daily Hctween Truil and l.'osiilnnd.  No. (i |>as-( iikci' leu ves Itoshlnm.    -    ���������   7:''U a.m.  Coiiik els ������ ill) slc.-iincr al Trail.  No. .'I pawiiKcr h.-i\'(s Tiuil   -   -   ���������   .S:l."> n.iu.  Coniiccls wilh Red Jloiinlaiii lor Spokane.  No. '1 pa-isentfer lea vet liusshuiri   -   -     11   a in.  (*(.iinet Is wilh C.l'.li. .slciimcr-i for noilli.  No. 1 p.HsciiKer lcnv( s Tuiil    -    -    ��������� l.':������i p.m.  Coniiccls with C.l'.li. slcmiciv from noilli.  No. I passenger li-in es liosslimd    -   -   '('Ml p.m.  Coniiccls wilb lied Mouiil.-ilii for -ipol mu:  No.."������ p.issoiiKi-r leu*, es Trail     -   -   -   ."���������:I."������ p.m.  Connects wilh steniiicr Lytton nt Trail..  (Icneral (Mli.-cs:���������.' ' K. I'. C CTKLII-K. ������������������'  Trail, l(. C. ('ciici'dl Supt.  w uiBUjaaam .<a  H     H?i   Hi    Hi  ABSOLUTELY FREE !  DIVEH AWAY MONTHLY -  As ;i |ii'('iiiiiiin to u.sci's of (���������lii-  lii'turil (.lie c(ili|i()l|s .*i( (lie end of  c.'icli  inoiil li .-mil sl.'ind ;i cliuiK-c  ol-   winiiiri,  this lic'tnlifiil lil.'icliinc.  Each   25c.  Bar   entitles  you to one coupon.  Any of our various brands court  in this competition.  No better SOAP on Ihc market.  FINDLEY. & CO., . STANDARD   SOAP   WORKS,  ' i si HaBiih.'s'St..���������VANWil.'.VivK. 1S.C".: i  mmM^s^mm^m^^^^^^Mm^^^im^m^m^^ PAGE 4.  rtH  FlIE KOOTENAY .MAIL  fc������y +        Kootenay Lodgo  S^vjlr    ^    *-/^T *  No. 15 A.F. & A.M.  * * The regular meeting  rpr, :u-c held in lhe Mns-  ������\       onieTeniplc.Iloiirne'--  e?^MS5wJi/������'^w.fe "������������������������"������ *.*������������������������ i-**1;1  ^rr-^ "*wffjiFN  -������������^- 31 o ml ii y   in   each  ~^ur'---      -^SVv-'-Cj inonUi   at   8   p.   in.  "v-YiJvi,.j-"     Visiting   brethren  ���������* - cordially welcomed. ,  11. K. HMYTIIK. Skchktakv.  ������E VELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F.. No. 25.  HeKul.u-.iiiectiiiss' are held  in Oddfellows' Hall every  S*^^*^������*s������i������ o'clock.   Visitinj,' brother-.  r.V j-i.^'ryi^'-^']   ordially weleonied.  J. A. STONK. X.O.   ���������        T. J.GItAHAll. Si:c.  Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1658.  ItCKiilar ineeliiif,rs ure held in  the ,()dd I'ellow.s* Hall on the  .secoiid mid fourth Wednesday's  of e.ieh month at 7:3(1 p. m.  Visit inj? brethren are cordially  invited. ',    ,  K. AI'AIii.      T. J. Ult.Wr.YM.  W.J!. Roe. Secy.  5^ Proposal  pronva Mai]. .  -    to <;ive' you one tiling   when  ,you ask for another, is good  , ground   for   questioning his  ���������   integrity.      Many   druggists  c resort to this  practice.  ' If a  /druggist substitutes a patent  , . ,tricclicine, or attempts to, will  he;  not ' substitute ��������� inferior  drugs, in the compounding of  ��������� KKTA13USHED 1S02 ���������  WEILER BROS.,  VICTORIA, B.C.  Complete House Furnishings  Largest  stock   west   of Toronto.  Write  tot us   for  Prices   and   Illustrations.  NOTARY  PUBLIC  -   -   REVELSTOKE. H.C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent. ,  , FIRE,  LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  ,,   Mouldings,    Casing's,  Posts,   Balusters,   Stair   Kail,  Brackets, <&c.  Newel  Representative of the Kootenay Smelting- & Trading- Syndicate.  AOENT'FOR TROUT LAKE CJTY  EYANSPOirP, KASLO .(- NAKUSP  prescriptions  ;?  -You  get  what you ask for here, and  if it is not satisfactory you  .can   have   your monev back  for the asking  '    .THE  JTDOWELL-ATKINS-WATSOIJ GO.  i (Limited)   Qhc   _5>ru0fllsts   iJKO.T     MAM-IIKY.    Slffl*.   ItlSVOlstokc     Ul'illlCll,  MuCm-Ly's lilock.  jLOCAL AND PERSONAL0 BRIEFS  ,        Wholesale and-. Retail Dealers in  Miners',   Contractors',   Blacksmith   and  .   .   .   .    Ship Chandlery Supplies.  ' t    ANii a coinpli'to lino of , ���������  Shelf   And    Heavy     MARDWARK.     . ".  . s->az^^> Carpenters'    Tools,    &c.  Jessop's Steels,  Ore Cars,  Ore Sacks,  Etc.  PLATE GLASS A SPECIALTY.     ' ...  ,'.  ��������� VANCOUVER B.C.  REVELSTOKE  ���������9 STATION,   B. O  McLennan, McFeely & Co. Ltd.  WHOLESALE  Iron, Steel, Miners', Mill and Blacksmith Supplies.  Write for Information.  Hardware   -  122 CORDOVA STREET,  Stoves  Enamel Ware.  -   -   VANCOUVER, B.C.  Furniture Dealers & Undertakers.  Upholstering and Picture Framing a Specialty.  CANADIAN-GENERAL.  ���������Aclolplius Williams, M. P. P.,   went.  ;  fiii'st/rinii'sflii}'. ,  Pew Frank Ford is out iupiin   sifter  Jiis rccfiiit indisposition.  H. N.^Coiirsiei-'w.-is this week  away  ,nt,Trail on'ii-i)U.sirif'Ss trip.  ���������"Geo. J.'Atkins got'in   from   French  .Cri'fk, Thursday evening.  John, Grant, of the W*i\crley .Mine  '3jtd., was in town Monday.  W.~A. Nettle is shirting the Kinder  griffon building tliis  week. .    0  Tlios. E. Marshall went, up to Ulo  .cillewaec yesteiday inorning   l  . J. B.^-Masriri.left Tuesday   for   Vancouver and may go un to .Seattle.  A bright colored sign tells the public  ���������^vlie're. Tapping's'Theatre is.  Mrs. T. Lewis and her son Herbert  Jia've, gone, on a visit lo Edmonton.  Rev. J. A. Wood returned fiom the  ,   JOimloops district meeting yesterday.  , There -will    be'an   At-Home   and  garden party at Mrs. Haig's on   Wednesday next. ,  Wliiteityibbald.it. is'ieported will  .shortly open a branch otlice over  Hutchison it Co.'.s store.  J. D. Graham, W. P. Page and J.  .>Slraw went io New Westminster this  week on police duty. ,  The poles   are   coming   in    for   tlie j ,NELSON  .electric light woiks.    They' are coming j  jnostly from Robinson's  limits  on   the !  JLiranch line. . "   ���������  1 W. J.v J-Jowser, who assisted Chas. i'  Wilson, Q.C., in the Orphan Uoy pre- |  limiharv trial passed through LoS.indon '  /on Monday.  Dob Bl.-icknlore and l!ob Green returned Monday from a trip up the  "North Fork of Illecillewaet. They  niade some locations.  Chas. J. 'Aman's news ������.tand at    the ,   "'        "      _-..,.  Hotel   Revelstoke   is  .now   open    and ���������  /^������ ( -A   j    I    A  .doing a splendid business.   Mis.sBelma , \J[ .       L���������=������      f\ L L. W  ���������Turnros is in char-ire. L  I  I  A Winnipeg dispatch^ays that  Mr. |  -Wilson, of Trenton. Unt., has filled j  'Mr. M'acgregor's place iu tlie Molson's j  JJ.ink at^Calgary. '        ' j  H. N. Coursier ii.-W pulled flown the ,'  .old warehouse on I'piimih St. and will !  /���������reel a large new ,one in its place. ;  Lumber is now on the, uround.  On arrival of Tuesday\ <��������� Xo. 1 vi  ;nan wa-, aiic-tt'd by Constable Mi>i  Pi.ic as he w.f reported to have held i  H\> a gain.' at the. Loop wilh a knife. J  The collection in the Methodist |  .church on .Sunday efC'iiin^ v.as .*?! 1.10,  vind il vva.-j handed   io   H. N". Couisicr .  as ;l ti usiec of the I>ev clsiokt-(.(���������n.ctcrv. '  i  The government s.ivings bank de-i  posits for the last fiscal year vvi-kj ,  .?.S,-J29,000 or $81,000   more   ll  Agents for Raymond .Sewing Machine, Manufacturers Life Insurance Society,  Union Fire Insurance Co., Provincial Building and Loan Asssociation,  OitfiANS and Pi.vxos.  The WM. HAMILTON, MNTOCTMM CO^Ltd.  MANUF.-UITURRRS OF  THE, " RELiANCE" MINING, BILLING AMD SJBELTINC MACHINERY  '  .   , ..FOR-THE, DOMINION'OF CANADA, .    ���������  (Under License from THE E. P. ALLIS CO., Milwaukee, Wis.)    ���������'  v (  ft   i ��������� ''  o J~'- -    ' ,'     " "   Y  ���������- - -  (yi'iishi'i.-., Kolls.   .lii^s,' CoiH-chtr.-itois.   Screens.   Ml a nips,   Pumps.   Compressor's,  'Hoists. Boilers, Engines.,W.-irer \Vheel>, Etc.  ;   Sole Agents for B.c'..for JOHN BERTRAM & SONS Machinists' Tools.  Branch o^'c<i  VANCOUVER, B.C.  J.   W: CAMPION, Sfscfstary-Tredmm-   '   r '������������������[���������  J. E. W.  MACFARL^NK, Manager.  IB- aiEoisr woees ooL'iufeD-.  MINING0 MACHINERY ,  SAV/MILL MACHINERY  MARINE ENGINES  General  engineers,  founders,  boiler-  makers and 'manufacturers "of all classes  of machinery.  ���������EEP IN-STOCK'  ^a, fillip supply of  engineers'     and  i mill supplies,   pipe   and  fittings,    brass     goods,,  steam    fittings,.. .1  wood-  split pulleys, oak-tanned  , leather belting, etc.   '  Estimates for,'boilers  and-engines on application. '.    ���������   ���������  eET'EEBOROUGH, ONT.  (LIMITED.)  Capital, $1,500,000. Head Offices, Toronto, Ont.  Manufacturers of Electric Mining Apparatus,  Hoists, Pumps  Ulowers.  Fans,  IMiistin^ Ajipurutus,  Dynamos for Liijlitini,' and  Power, Motors for till 'Purposes.  Electrical transmission of power successfully operated up to 50  miles by our THREE PHASE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM!  Br-im-ii Office* in Untisli Colmnhiii. ��������� VANCOUVER  Corner of Alexander St. and Westrainsto? Ave. Vaneouver, B.C.   .  P.O; Drawer 754������.    ' . Cable address " Cove."  E  f    ;  5  Hardware  W. H. VICKERS,  Real Estate and Mining' Broker.YYI,ir_:r   r;- -'-" Agent for Perguspn Townsite.  FERGUSON, B.C.  ���������   Stoves   -   Tinware    -    Tinsmithing*,  Paints   -   Oils   -   Glass.  Special attention given mail orders. '  "~~   " .     ~~" REVELSTOKE STATION, B. O.  i-ii.i.'i   in  jiiiv previous year since coiiferhrratioii.  ( Application for Liquor License.  XT'-1'!'"^ '���������������������������: nkuiOlfV filVKX lli.ni lliiny  ]> rifiy-iiflurri.iti-J Hi'* nndci-sliriioif .iuTf li'l  In n;i|ily to Mil" .Sli|>i'ii(li.irj .MiiKistrnti: fin-  S'lii'lli liiiliiiK "f Wc*'' K'lii.icn.iy for .1 licjii^'*  Ie -..'ll ii'imii* l<) I'Uiil.'il. my li'ilfl Hilii.-itrrl .il.  -''1'ln- [''.irm, l.'i mile-, frriin Allxll Cinyon. H.C.  IlAVII) v\*oi,si-:*.v.    I  Alboi'l Cinyon, Aii^ii-.! 2, I>������I7. j  Application for Liquop License. |  n^MTICIC IS niOl.'KKV  CIVKX   Hint   lliiily 1  .,>      ������lnj������ .ifli-l- 1I.1I': I ,lll('   llli'lcivli'll'll   iiiti-iul J  {.)  .iiijil;.'   I'>   III''   >'M|n ii'll irv   M.iki-Ii.iIi*  \-.i-' b' liiilliiK of   Wc������l K'iiiI'-iiiiv for  .1   lie  lo 1-II lii|ini." IiV r-i-l.nl-il   in;.   Iiiil'-'  '/���������i-'iiil  Ijikc Cii*.. I'.. <".  Tiniiit l.;iUc.('i!.v.��������� A UK"-**' ���������"'��������� '������'���������.  I      Wholesale Boots and Shoes,  13 & 15 Cordova St., VANCOUVER, B.C.  Carries the best line of  miner's and  prospector's   Hoots in  the  Province.     Write: for sampN**-.  Prospectors  and Travellers   Call  and See  GEO. T. NEWMAN'S^  Well   assorted   stock   of   Miners  Supplies,   Provisions,  Furnishings &c.  Full 'Line  of Boots and Shoes always  on  hand.   ARROWHEAD, B.C. ;  The CROWN POINT HOTEL  -     - TRAIL,   ['>. ('.   <3-EJ3sTE!II-A:Xj     KEBOTT A JsTT  EVELST0KE  9  o  REVELSTOKEJRO^_WORKS  All kinds of iron and sheet metal work.  '= Mining1 "work' and tools.  Fipefitting- and roofing*. ^B  ROBT. GORDON, Revelstoke Station, B. 0.  AGENT FOR BAIN WAGONS, BUGGIES, ETC.  the COWAN-HOLTEN-DOWNS CO.  o  Lighted th lou^liout v.i;h c'u ctric li,^  for  ht.  ini'irovcnifiits.  I'.<-.th  is, and all mod'-rn  o,  yrvLol-n  in.*.  Iioi-ImIii.ik.I ,'.i    PETERSEN   DPOS  N'" '" '"Wil  i PROPHIE70RS,  fi.-^t'CI.!'.'? in  Cvry fti'^jirrt .  S.nnii>l'.-'ioonm   foi   Couun.:r(.i,il M..��������� ri  jb**~~. Wholesale Dealers in.  "es, spirits and cigars  EEVELSTOKE, B.C.

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