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 ,^/w  X  zJp  m  Vol. 4.���������No. 19.  EEVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTEXAY,   B.C., AUGUST; 2s7l897.  $2.00 a Year.  WHERE THERE'S A WILL  THERE'S A WAY SAYS A CABINET  ' MINISTER.  Interviewing   Colonel   Baker  on   the  ',river   bank���������His   argument���������He  -Will Government be unwilling.  smelted in British Columbia. I cannot  now make ;uiy definite announcement,  but my mind is mape up ;l.s t,-, ri,,���������'R.  things and when I get i,.,,.^ ],���������������������������. .,���������������������������  see our directors-, I think we shall be  able In smv something, andthat sonu���������  tiling will he satisfactory to Rosaland.  (Greil. applause )  Mr. Shaughnossy then went into fho  iii.-illfi   of fuel   supply,   and   thought  finally says it, ought,to be'done   H(,1,s')n wo,lI(1 ,������* the smelting point    ' foi-the Hu������.slaii<| ciinp.   I le t bought he  could pioi'iiiso ( hal. t he Crow's *SV.?t lim.  would l-o completed to HolisoM'hy Sep-'  l.emher 1, LSDS, and that coke would Inlaid down jiL Rohsim nii$r> or ������5..VJ per  foil. This last stati-niflit wan very  wsii-iiily received.  IN TROUT LAKE CAMP.  A   STIRRING   BUDGET    OF   NEWS  -        FROM TROUT LAKE CITY.  ��������� Honorable Colonel Baker, Minister  '' ��������� of Mines and Fducalinn, arrived at  HeveKloke .Monday morning anil leff,  thi' same nfLi'i'iiooii. During'his M'vi'ii  hour stay he was very well interviewed nhoiit the'river hank. .Shortly after  his arrival a .Mail repot U-r saw him on  this all impoi hint, subject :  Heat first, disputed f lie right of���������tho  Pi evince to de anything on ihe bank,  and when it was pointed out thai Hon.  Ah: Davie had done .so previously, said  the ex-piemior did it in "a iiiouieiit of  weakness.'''  But, urged   tlie   repoi ter, (he   Pmv-  inee is assisting in protection   work on  ,the Fraser, and if it is   right   there   it  ili'ii.st he hete.  .     , Ah! hut that's different.   The   work  on the Fraser is dyking, but here   it   is  ���������    erosion of (he river. '  But, sir, the object is the same in   ei-  , Iher   ease,   the   protect ion   of taxable  ,     property, and this lias   been   doiie   on  ���������,     the Kicking Horse and Coivichan'  rivers.  /l'lii-"rivers you mention are not navigable said the Colonel, and it is the, duty of the Dominion to look after  nnvi-  ,   ' gable sti earns. .  , The question, sir/is really not'one! of  ��������� navigable 7sf i ea ins but' one of prntee-  7. lion of piojierty and il .seems that,on  all the rivers named llie.objeel. is solely that. You ean .see t hat- if I he Columbia was i mining dovv n .this sheet,  the'Dominion would h.ive'lo keep it  open. i  Well, I admit, saul the Colonel,  that  the question is n very serious  one  and  something    should     le      ilimc |   h, fore  , spring, but. 1 am not at all prepared .to  ���������say it is (he. duty of the Province     -   -  'The Dominion sny> it^'s't'hc 'duty  of  the Pioyince, mi-, but. they have neye'i-  I holes:;   believing , ili.it    .some    iinder-  slundijix <'-\i.sf-s force >'-<���������>}'elation, appropriated $]0.o('<) for pi-oU'cling the bank.  The Pioviiiee -ays il. i.s ihe  Dom'inion's  duly ami will mi) assist atall. , As the  people look al.it, they see their' valuable realty daily   wash ing'a way,   while  their governments argue about    whose  duty it is'io protect it.    They ' think   if  governments are   powerless   or   uiiwil-  The gold strike on Gainer Creek���������The  -   find on the Abbott group-rJfealy  ' Creek  trail���������Building operations  at Trout Lake City.  ���������  sion and was at I ended by no clergyman. Who James Wood was will  likely-remain a mystery, as he was  evidently determined to keep Iffs  identity a complete secret. He would  pany or refuse every effort, to pry inio  his history and he went to his death,  as far as can be ascertained, unwept,  and unknown.  Their Positive Statement.  The statement was given out. I'or publication Tuesday by ( he   Le   j',,j   ,,,.,,,.  agement-'-Tliat the Le' Hoi   C pany  thinks it to the best, iui crests of all con',-  ci'i'iii'd (o ei'ect its smelting plant, at  jS'orthpoit, and ithns already outshind-  ing contracts for machinery and con-  struclion which makes il impossible to  recede fioin that, posit ion.  The smeller will    be   loa'dv   for .the  treatment, of ores fromall' source.,   by  .January 1st next.  The company's relations vvith D. Coibin are perfectly  .satisfactory   and    there   have nevi r been  any strained relations.    The output of  the Le Roi is now ������30 tons a  day, " and  may in all prohability   be  iucieaseil lo  ���������400 tons during the next.") or (J months.  If therefore the company   should   decide to concede a 100 tons , per   day   to  the Trail smelter it would not interfere  with the cdmpanv's   plans   at,North-  port/..      , ,    ,  A  Piece tof Paper.  On Thursday evening about 9 o'clock,  ���������J7 Ardovitch, a dc.ilo.r'in dry. goods at  tho rear, of 'lapping's building, was  approached by a stranger who wanted  'some, goods and ofFo ;ed a cheque in  pavniont. The Jewish dealer look tho  cheque, deducted tlie price of tlie goods  Tli.  (I   paid  ow r   the.   balance   in' cash.  ' cheque, as it read, was dr.ivvn by  R. Cidiiily'in favor of T. M. O'C.inneil  for 87-1 and was refused noxL day at  tlie I_iiipbiial-.J5a.nl- on 'which' it' was  drawn.'  ''���������'  '< Ai-ui.vitch says the man declared lie  liad a^vvife and" family 'here, and tlie  drawer of the cheque "was'a well-to-do  man' at.   Arioivhoad.     J.    D.   Graham,  'Gnvou it ,. agent, ��������� says    ������he.    sanirj  party came, to him the dav before and  asked if he would cash a cheque of W.  IL Vid-ers, of Ferguson. Mr.. Graham  ref.used and advised the man to go to  tlie bank. <��������� Xo trace   of, the   .stranger  ling to help them that they are useless,    ean he found and all   that,   Arnnv'it"l  and tlieiranger ischie/ly turnedagains!  the   Piovinci.-il   government,   as   (hey  , "    have not shown any desiie to meet the  Dominion appropriation.  .Hut if w^ jr,, in"-,,!) 11������I ��������� work it would  1   he adopting a daiigomus precedent and  one that   might  involve  the   Province  sei iously. ,    '  ^'ell, sir, we. hold I hat. the   Province  h.iMii.ideand i.- making the precedents;  but that aside,' tile situation here is an  e.\-|raoi(lin;i,.y  (llle  and  it  can be met  , and oveicome by co-operation  without  involving the J^iovii.i .e in any  complications.    It is something, sii.'to which  ���������  your govi-rnnn nt would do well to give'  attention.   .  Later on,   at   the  departure,  of   (he  South tiiiin, the j\Iinister renewed   the  subject.   I have been looking for kicks,  *   said he, hut can find only one, ihe river  bank.  J have been looking at the bank, said  -he. and J thinkit is not such a huge  undertaking as- some people make out.  J think agood crib I weak water, faced  with mill trass woik on the other side  and run out to the little, island would  , have the eli'ect of turning'the river and  protecting (his hank.  Asked as to how he wished finally to  he reported, he said :���������While not wishing to be understood as saying that it  is not the duty of the Dominion to do  this ������������������oik ���������1 will say ito might to be  done, and wheie there's a will there's a  way.  It should be added (hat the Minister  said (he Dominion government, had a  commissioner now in the country who  would he here soon and look into title-,  and liver bank, and that his government hail been in regular communication with Ottawa on these mallei s.  Speaking of the object of his hip,  Col. Hiker said he was going Lo I{os.s-  I.ind to see about a school site. He defended the figures "of the educational  department and said if contrasted with  other count.! ies they would no! be found  excessive. He defended his government wai inly on all points.  has now i.s tins piece, of paper.  Her-Second Trip.  The .Steamer   Lytton   started  her second trip Io'LmPoi tc-'t his  upon  _     inoi n-  iny about (] o'clock. .She.'had on boaid  about 20 tons of ft eight for the Fnaich  Creek Company and carried several  passengers. The freight rate for the  trip is about one cent a pound and the  passenger faio to LaPorfe -SiV Soine-  whaf (lifleient this fiom flic days of  the Foity-Nine. The. Lvtlon expects  on this occasion to steam right through:  then unload, return, and go up'again  with the. rcuiiaiuder of the company's  11 eight.  ,'Jhe crow of the steamer is the same  as on Hie last occasion except that tin's-  Hip it is in charge of Captain Coie. In  tlie absence of (.'en.',J. Atkins the.  company's .freighting affairs will he  looked after by William Kirkup.  .Several; (ous of provisions and feed  wont up this trip.  The lecent gold discoveries on  Gainer Creek have,turned the heads of   (he  steadiest prospectors   and   a   genuine  siampede basset, in for t he ' gold, dist-  i iel...,���������The latest assays  show  a   value  of $:W>1.00 per   ton. ' .Several   tons 'nf  ore have been .sacked.    No   ore   i.s put  up that does not show free   gbld.    The  owners expect to make a shipment (hat  will open the eves  of doubting  Thoin-  ases.and set forever at rest, any  question of (lie ability, of the  Tiout   Lake  district to produce gold as  well, as silver, copper, "and   l.-ad.    The   ledge has  been tiaced on to (lie. adjoining  claii'n.'  owned by Ace   Jlillman, where   it also  shows free gold.  Another claim that is creating something of a'sensation  is   the   Clondyke.  located by Graham and partner in   the  Glacier, basin about   two   miles   from  (own. There are twenty inches of clean  ore that assays 71S ounces in silver and  a few dollars  in gold. .The   men   who  struck it are  caipentcrs   who  thought  they"would try their luck  at  prospecting.    They weie gone just two days.  ��������� The truck road to the Silver Cup will  be linished in a few day::, and ore ship,  m.Mils will commence inside of a week.  A rich'si rike of high'guide oie is reported from- the  head of Goat Creek,  at,the foot, of the "lacier. TwoFrench'-  men made the find.    They have a lead  six feet   with;   assaying  140  oz.   silver  with lead and copper. ��������� It  is   supposed  to lie an extension of the  Great   Northern. <' ,.  "'Another find,  but,,,one 'that   is   not  likely,to help the discoverer was  made  on the Abbott  cl.iiin   at    the    head   of  ITealy Creek.  .This claim   was  bonded  by (lie Horne-Payne Co., and (hey .expended about VjOUI) on   a, tunnel, that  would     have     taken     veins    u>    liave  struck the lead. They sent tiiei'r expert  U}) to examine it.    He condemned it'on  sight, while sixty feet above where  he  stood lay one of the finest leads in B.C.  Last week II. Proty  took, a   (rip  oyer  the  Abbott   summit   and   found three  more leads all   within   KJO  feet   of the  original location.    One of these is live  feet wide  of solid   galena   and  Clipper.  The second twenty inchesand (he thiid  about a foot, making in all  one of the  greatest, surface showings in the. country.    As  the ownersare men of means,  no donl't the Abbott will   .soon   be out  The Electric Light Coming.    ,  The*-  Electric   Lighting     Company  started their camp Monday at the foot  of the Tlle.cillevvaet canyon".     Here the  company have cleaied   three  acres   of  ground which they will use for "powerhouse   and   other"   building   purposes.  The flume will be nearly ^000 feet long  and    come   down   the.   canyon,   about  half of it will be rock work' and   more  of   it  ,will   be   strong  cribbing.    The  excavation'has'novv been   started   and  about -25   or   30   men'  are , eriiploye.d  under    Win. ' Videen    foreman. ' the  foundations of^the^ powerhouse   have  also   been   conmle'ncp^'iiiifl-H7ion" the  carpenters will, be. put on'. ?  Poles are now being placed in the  sheets leady for the wires which will  soon he, here. "Fearing induction bv  tlie proximity of ( the telephone anil  electric wires the owners of the telephone   wires   will   put   in   a   metallic  FAVOR INCORPORATION  LARGE   PROPERTY   OWNERS    EXPRESS THEIR OPINIONS.  Lendrum, favorable, but doubtful of  .river,bank���������Thinks that should  be fixed first���������Mr. Mara willing'  to assist.   ������������������  tative of, possibly, I he largest holders'of  really in this townsite he is par'.icu-  laily interested in its progress and  future development, and his views on  on questions affecting its welfare are  of interest. Interviewed by the M.ur.,  .Mr. Lendriuu expressed himself as delighted at the progress of Revelstoke  this year.      '  "As to incorporation,'' he said, "I  am in favor of it if it will benefit Kevei-  sloke and improve values, and if the  citizens think it is necessary they may  count on whatever assistance f can  render.      I   hope 'you ' have   reckoned  to look into the Son.ghees reserve and  other matfeis. The letter contain*  the. following paragraph :-j-  "I   am   also  authorizing   'Mr. ,.Mc-  Kenna on my lndialf to discuss with   n.  representative of your Government the'  ijUu.stioii.s which   have,  arisen   in   connection   vvith    the    railway    belt.     Iu  your interview with me you  expiessed  the   desire   to   have    these   auestionu  disposed of and a s.itisfactorv at range- '  inent   come    to.'" The    mass   of"' correspondence   which   has   passed   upon  matters   connected   with   the.   railwav  belt has tended, ] fear, rather to  com"  plication than elucidation, and I think-  Tliii trustee of  the Kootenay Smelting and Trading  Co., Mr. T. Lendrum,    ���������  ^.......u,,, ,.���������u x mm*  was in town Monday. As I he represen-   ;l   good' workable   understanding   can  ,"'"'?'"''  ���������'-!-- ������������������-��������� ���������  ''only be come to, by   confeieiice."    Mr.'  T. C. Pothwell, law clerk   of   the.   Department of the' Interior, will act with  '.Mr. McKenna iu conferring with vour  Government in respect lo the,   raifwa'v  belt."    " ������     l  .  As it is reported that Mr. McKenna  is   coming   Jlfirft    t(,    \^}\.   'jnl0    jand ,  matters those sett lers having grievances  should ,- seize the opportunity ' of  presenting their claims.' Considerable  difliculty has hitherto been experienced  by our local settlers ' in getting titles  and this would seem to be an, oppor- '  tti'nity not to be Inst.  .    .     ,      ,    r    i        ���������   -   -< ~.    wif-Ii that river bank mat ter, however,  circuit- instead of   the   present   under-   and I think the gove. nnient should lix  that.tip fust,   lhey have been drawing  Another Gold Camp.  '' ,   ��������� ' *  A"splendid sample of pvrrohtite ore  was brought into town yesterday by  T. S. Wollcotc." Jt is from the Excelsior claim on Pingston creek, lialdur  mountain, west side of Upper Ariow  Lake, about 12 miles from Arrowhead.  Ihe locations were mad" last Octobei  by the owners, Wollcott & Skca, and  some development, wm-k has been done.  (They claim to -have a,]2 foot lead of  solid mineral at a depth 'of six feel.  The sample brought in was a clear,  piece of ore about 'SO lbs. and pieces'  broken off, it. is said, went. $30 iu.gold.  It. curies- copper  and   silver, too.  About 20 locations have been made.  on  Fighting Joe   Martin   was   in   town  Wednesdav.  !Mr. MacGregor. the. man who was  victimised on (lie golf! brick deal, was  in town this week. ]|e hopes the last  has not 3-et been heanl of the transaction.  The Hnsshind M'nu-r interest   of   J  15. MeArlhur, .J.,1-. Cook and   II.   \\\  C. .lackson is repoited sold   to   a   Mr  Mofftafor  .-?12.000.    The   sale   is   re-  .ported made on behalf of   Mi'. Denize.  _ Mrs. Crocket I, the wife of tlie proprietor of the Feiguson Hotel, is ioport-  ed to have met with a somewhat  serious accident on Wednesdav while  coining out from Ferguson on tlie  stage.  A Straight Pointer.'  On Tuesday-evening a large and influential meeting.was held ill Ihe llolei  Ail.ui at Hossland to discii.-.s the smelter, luel .'ind I'ri'ighl n,ucsi ions of Kootenay. After seveial of (lie mill.' own-  cis bad spoken, Vice J', esideul Sli.ingh-  . nessy said in d,,. course of Ids reniarks:  At the .same time i wiil say to you vv  arc going, lp.sec ihat- Hossjand ore* are  A now one dollar Dominion bank-  bill has been issued. The featmes. of  the new bill are the portraits of Lord  and Ladv Abeideen nn the face and  the picture of the Ottawa parliament  buildings on tlie back.  of tlie working and shipping mines   of  the dish ic-t.  The'"���������placing of a steamboat.,on the  lake will make the11 "pairing ol (he  Ilea ley Creek (rail a necessity as it is  by far the best mute to the Wagner,  Abboit, R-innockhiiru and many other  claims situated at (lie head of I lea ley  Creek and vicinity.. The distance fiom  Trout Lake lo (he mines is only ]."5  miles on an easy grade, while the  present route, by way of the Lai ilea u,'"  is over 25 miles, part of which is one of  the vvoi.-t trails in thecouuhy.  Mr., Wood-, a Chicago capitalist, is  in town'. He i epresents an Illinois  syndicate and will visit the Bannock-  burn and seveial oilier promising  claims while hei e.  Aiomid   town   there   is  no   let-up in  building.  . Black  Sc  .McLennan    have  their hotel covered in and the plasterers at work.    The contract or is putting  Ihe  finishing   touches  (o   Lay's   hotel,  being just seven   days  putting up ihe  two  and   a-h.ilf  .storey   building, healing all record-.    Wilson's- store is completed and nearly all  slock   is in place.  Craig A:  Nillman   have  their, building  clo.-eii in. and   foundations  are laid for  Kaake  A'   Williams'    hardware  store.  Conlraci-have also In  let  and   lumber ordered for three private residences.  A.   Munroe.   -up'erinlendeiit    of  the  Free Coinage, is in town.    He has had  charge of the Cup during the illness of  -Mr. McXeil.    He reports all well at (he  Cup and Coinage.  Mi. -McMillan, a Presbyterian minister lately fiom Trail, preached hen  this we.-k and made a veiy favorable  impression.  The   wntcrmain   is    being    laid  Second .Street. ,        ,'  The.poles for.the electric . light -an  being placed ready'for use.   .  Bourne Eros,   are   building   an   arl-  dilion'for post o'ilice purposes!   '  ������������������      r  ',  W. A. Nettle i.s pushing the Kindergarten building and will have it-ready  next- Monday. ������������������     .  '' G. McL. Brown, provincial executive  ollicer of the C. P." ]{., can.e up from  the. .south ye.sterdav.  17,E. L. Taylor is busy clearing up  his three lots, opposite Edwards' on  .Second Street.  Chailcs Molten lias the foundations  laid, cellar dug and lumber on the  ground all ready forgoing ( n with" his  new house.    '  Supt. Duch'j.suay i.s calling for three  year, contracts for timber, tics. etc. it  covers tho road between Lytton and  Kogeis Pass., , ���������  F. JJ. Wells' post oflico store is  vastly improved in appearance by it's  new paint. The doors grained as walnut, are especially fine. '-  .. Itev.'J. A. Wood , will preach a  special sermon to young people tomorrow evening.' A song service will  commence at 7:1 n. The church will  lie tastefully decorated.  The E. L. of C. E. will give a social  enteilaiiiment in the Methodist church  on-   Monday , evening   at   8     o'clock.  Theie will be a first-class programme  ...;.i r i ...'      ������ .-"-.    ���������  i large revenue from Ilevelstoke foi  many years. Take ami' company;  we have paid {in taxation ovm-$3,000,  and were taxed at the" rale of $J(),000  on the old smelter plant when, through  the erosion of the river hunk, it'probably could not be sold for $4,000; for  t he last two years, however, we have  had a reduction in taxes.  "J have seen in your .paper a reference.to the old smelter company having done noihing to improve, or, protect here. 'Let me say that when the  erosion commenced our company  spent $2,500' iu trying to stop it, anil  had the government at that time expended a,few thousand dollars the  bank would be all right now. Another  thing/owing to rt,he condition of the  revi r hank, we lost two chances of  "selling" that smelter do parties who  would have operated,it."  ".Regarding 'titles," concluded Mr.  Lendriuu, ."you can say that the company's land i.s now registered," [ have  here a lei ter informing me of the fact'.  The lirst deed for registration on this  lownsile was - forwarded by me  on Tuesday, and they will be coining"  in, now as speedily as circumstances  will allow."  * | t  ���������Mj{. Maua's Virw-b.  Mr. J.'A. Mara,   who 'is one  of  the  large   real   estate    owners    here,    was  asked by the Mail lor his views on incorporation.    'T think   it   is' a  matter  which   should   be  decided   by the resident pi opei'fy owners   of   Revelstoke,"  said My. Main, "and should a majority  of then) think it wise (o take thai, step  I,.as an abscniee owner, will join   vvith  them in (he reijuest for "it.    As   to  the  registration of the lands in Revelstoke  ���������lield by me, the deeds  have  been sent  to  the   registiy   ofjice   and   are   only  awaiting their turn for registration." "  -   '   A Distinguished' Visitor.  Local and Personal Briefs.  ���������ant    went    west   Tuesday  A notice was receiver) from IT. N.  Coiusier last week, loo late for publication, tendeiing the trustees thanks  to (he Methodist congiegation for  their special collection in aid of the  cemetery fund.  MARRIED,  l;A\i;.\|.\N:-l'-1.X.V. In I |,e  1',-esln leru.i  elen-cl..  , .ltrvel.sHike. ml lh.. ls'l |, im:.; bv   I.'ev ' P'!>'. ...  i)i,"S:'-.U^i,i Ml'^^Xil';- &V'"S ,��������� "nh'"rs ",- 1'"/������x'"<<"i'"'<l Ids compos-  J'lin-y Sound, oni,       - -       I in-.- | ill | ho end.     He   mad"   no  confes-  WooJ Pays the Dreadful Penalty.'  Sheriff Redgrave returned Thursday  fiom Nelson where he had been lo  attend the exec ill ion of James Wood.  The hanging took place'.it S a.m. Wednesday in the jail vaid at. Nelson and  was witnessed by about 10 people. The  drop was seven f,-t't and, the .Sher-in"  say.-, he never saw so much as a muscle  twitch after it fell. The body was  cut down after half an hour and a in-  ijuesi held, on (|���������. conclusion of which  it. Was buried. The condemned loan  went u������ ihe tcall'old much inure uncon-  ceriiedly than any of (he   witnesses oi  with refreshmonts.' A coidial invi  Utinn is extended to die, young people  of PifiveKtoke. Collection.  ��������� E. N-. 'Lay, who is putting up ii  '30x50 hotel at Trout Lake, City was  in town this week. > Me says his house  will be ready in about a -week. Anyone who stops with Mr. Lay may be  sine of comfortable ciuartors and "good  meals,  .Vice-President Shaiighne.ssy'Cencral  Stipoi iuteiident 'U'liytc, ChiefFngineei  Ptteison, and IL Marpole, Supt. of  Pacific Division, came in on the car  Cliiunplaiii, Monday afternoon. Their  special was con|iled to the branch I ruin  and ihey went on .south.  .Mrs. T. L.-Ilaig's garden party on  Wednesday ..evening was a very great  ���������success. Tin: dilleieut amusements  'ind cHurts to entertain the guests wen:  alj good and well patronised. A considerable sum was netted for St. Peter's  church.  Constable McRae went up to llle  eille.waet on Tuesday morning a very  ���������sick niaii.' JJo had been ailing for  over a week but would not give in till  he was obliged. We hope soon to see  you back, Sandy, strong and hearty.  Mr. and Mrs. Cratji-Covan, Col.  Ansteyand J. M. K el lie, M.P.P., went  u|) to Albert Canyon, 'J'hursflay morning. They all went up to the. mines  on Friday morning, will stay a day or  nioie, cxaniiniiig (hem, and return  -Monday.  F. G. Rothwell, legal advisor of the  Interior depart nient, and J. A. McKenna, of (he same, office, aie now in  the1 county, set (ling the. Soiighees  reserve matter. -, They are expected  here shortly to look into the river  bank and title matters.  Hon. George K. Foster, ex-minister  of linance and one of the ablest men in  the Conservative parly, vvas ,in town  yesterday. Asked as to his mining interests in B.C. he expressed himself  well satisfied with them. " The slump  in silver," said the ex-Ministor, "is no  doubt a serious matter, and will pm_  li.lbly pi event new development. Vet,  I am struck at the general buoyancy of  the people in spite of thi' crash. The  country keeps going right ahead and 1  have great hopes for iI."     ,  Mi: McMillan, lately Dominion emigration agent, who was with Mr. Foster, was making particular enquiries  about the Big Bend, the characier and  quality of its ores, etc. He believes  there's a great future for (he Bend.  Wants It Hot.  The application of W. M. Brown for  six inches of water from Ihe Si. Leon  hot springs, was heard yesterday by  Governmonl Agent Graham, silting as  a commissioner under the Water Act.  Il was opposed by .Michael Grady, the  owner of the springs.  The application is based on domestic  rei]iiiioinonl.s and for water to run  baths. The premises of W. M. Brown  are about one mile from the springs.  The application vvas resisted on the  ground thai Michael Grady is already  owner of the properly, and that there  i.s no more water than i.s required by  the owner.  The commissioner will not. decide the  matter but will forward th" evidence  taken to tlie department at Victoria.  Chas. R. Cu-lyon represented the ap  plicanl. and A. ('. M. Spragge tin  ovvnei. .  Now There's a Chance.  In a letter dated August tth,   ]���������������,  Cliflord ���������; Siftou    writes , to  Turner  and   advises    that  that he is...sending   out   comiui.ssioiier.s  Premier  gentleman  John   0  afternoon'.  o   See the   notice,   200   men   wanted,  also dodgers around town.  Ole Sandberg   went   up   to   Albert  Canyon on Wednesday.  Mrs. Picard and  family   have   gone  oil a, visit to Thomson's Landing.  Will*not the other churches join   in  the cemetery improvement work.  Airs. Graham, of Thomson's,   was   a  visitor to Pevelstoke this week:  Macleod i.s to be made, ,'a   divisional  point on the Crow's Nest road.    '   ;'  C. E. Ferguson, train dispatcher  of  Nelson, H. C, i.s reported dead.  Inspector of   Customs Clute   passed  through going, west yesterday.  Mr.- and    Mrs.' ,J." li.   Wilson,, of  Kaslo, went west yesterday. ���������*'  Seven applications for water will be  heard by the,Government ngent.  The river, luus dropped three feet in  three days. "        ������    '  J. A. Mara was in town Tuesday  and stayed at the Hotel Revelstoke.      ^  G. McL'. Brown and Mr. Sussrnati  joined the C.P.K. party here on Monday.  Coursiers new warehouse is a' large-  one and took a perceptible move on on"  Thursday.  .  Mrs. G. 0. Buchanan, of Kaslo, was  ���������here Thursday to meet her buys return  ing from school.   l  0 ,    s  Dr. R. Mathison will be in his'office  over Canada Drug & Book Co.'s stoie  for a few days.  John   Boss of   Barry   it   Ross   con-',  tractors   at   Albert   Canyon    was    iu  town Sunday. , ��������� --.  Bob Hamilton, the. rustling western  'agent of the Hamilton Mfg. Co.', was  ,in town Monday.  Col. Biker while here authorized the  expenditure of ^30 for extending the  water pipe to the school premises.  II. J I.  Watson,   of   the   McDowell,  Atkins, Watson Co.'was iu town Wed-,  uesday and went on to Nelson.  ^ Judge   Forin, ' Kootenay'.s    County   '  Court judge, returned from" the Coast,  Tuesday; and went south to Nelson.  J. D. Graham, Government agent,  got hack Tuesday morning. He- says '  Victoria .has Klondycitis bad and  every boat that pulls out for the north  has a full complement.  ^ Fied Fraser, J.P., with his daughter  Edith and Francis Dent took a trip to  Trout Like on Wednesday. .Fred,got  back yesterday,  While Constable Mcllae i.s away his  place here will be filled by Constable  Page from Trout Lake who came up  Thursday.  Boss Thompson, the founder of  Bosslaud, and the man after whom it  is named, was married Tuesday to  Miss Watson of the same place.  Frank Brooks, who was here recently vvith a hotel guide poster scheme, i.s  reported as under arrest for the settin"  afire, of the It Wandur olbVe.  J loll. Col. Maker was iu town Monday an I stayed exactly seven hours-.  He tlined his visit with great precision  ��������� ind proceeded south on the same train  wii h V'icc-Piesident Shaughuessv.  A   copy  of   the    new    Presb\ terian  oigan in   Canada--Tin'  U'n.itiHui.stcr   has been received and is excellent  reading. It will be welcome to the  exchange list.  -  E. L. Kinm.in i.s hack in Revelstoke  looking \,.,\ ;n_    j.],, ||ls   |)(1(?M   lJll(jer  the ive.it iiei-tor sUlm. lime, but under  h.Mlmeiit ;:eie we hope he will s>h.ii  recov er.  Jvamlniips has. .u-cepU-il   the.   Bevel-  stoke baseball challenge'issued through  the   coluiiiii.s   of   our    contemporary.   .  Vernon has offered S100 to the   losers  if the, game is pulled oil" there.  '���������' '��������� vmjv:
Hbe Ikootena^ flftail
- at ���
I.'i'iu.i.simiss \xo'l'isoei!ii:'ioiis.
oiibscription   Price,    $2.00   Per    Annum
.Is-' .s-;'i;icri.v'i\-   vnv.v.N-CK "7>S
The Ames Holden Co.'s special
'''Columbia," "Vancouver," "Koot-
��nay" should be warn by evcpy-
jiody who wants  a  first-class
,   mountain, boot.,
An-I"it some, argument' about   duty
, jiiud   jireccdcnt,    and    a ' personal    in-'
.sped ion of the river bank,    Hon.   Col.
Baker savs:     "It  ought   to* be  done,
and where theio's a will thcie'sa way ''
These are .significant words and ,wi 1]
not, be   soon   forgotten.    They   imply
that if nothing is done, it i.s   from   un-,
willingness.    Tlie Don'iinion says it   is
,tho duty  of  the   Province' to   protect,
���jthe bank but, to show our "willingness"-
Iierc's $10,000.    The Province says its
ji\:ti di'ty   of* the   Dominion 'and, 'we
.'"refuse:,to contribute anyihing. '
If the town will   be'protected   first
_���' .and questions of duty arbitrated after-
Avards   the,'people of   Revelstoke   will
not. sneer .so much about representative
government,. ' ,
all men capable of treating the subject
of minei.-iN anil particular impedance
is at tachod lo his opinion that in the
near fot un- the ninth-i' country would
turn to her eldest daughter, the one
who is nearest home, for the supply of
those metaN upon which t he material
welfare and industrial progro-s of the
empire depend. .-\inoug the reasons
which he assigned for (ho .slow dev lop-
niehtof the mines of ('.inada were the
Hudson Hay Co's cultivation of the fur
trade, rather than mines, and the
Knglish lack of acquaintance vvith the
'Canadian climate., He, discussed the
iiupoitai.ee of iron and steel production, and by a series of experiments
he showed how nickel enables steel to,
resist shot and enlarged on the' gri at
value of Canada's nickel deposits in
view, of this fact. uOnr mineral production had doubled since ltiSI, and
I he prospect-" for the future of the industry in Canada are very bright, he
Books, Stationery', Fancy Goods, School Books and
Supplies, Wall Papers. ���
In addition to a full line of
We carry the only uptodate stock of above lines in
Magazines, Periodicals and .School Hooks supplied at Publishers prices.
, ' Revelstoke Station.
Jas. MeMahon,
.   Hox Colonel Maker speaks of   J Ion.
"Mr. Davie in a weak moment   protecting ihe. river bank   here.    The,   people
of   llevelstoke. are.   thankful ' for   that
biie.f fit. of aberration its it saved   part
(of their tow n .and   protected   valuable
.'property.      I f af due appreciation   of   a
.grave situation and a ready application
of the. icijuited remedy was .weakness',
.then Hon.   Mr.    Davie   was   indeed   a
(lri,\ oiling   idiot   and   his   successpr   a
man of Mrobdignagian intellect. ��
It is greatly to be hoped that the
Provincial' Government will' not let
' pass what may be their lastoppoi limit, y
of doing something i'or the' protection
of 'Ucvelstoke realty. ,-Aflor .thi:
lengthy period of/high- water ' this
summer it' ��� i.s not unreasonable tu
expect that, ii correspondingly low
season will follow. ' r.
"With a, harvest in Manitoba and
Ontario rivalling the' golden yield, of
Klondyke, or the shining metal
.product of Kootenay; vvith a plethora
of fish, a demand for lumber: an in-
jcreasing revenue,, declining duty and
largely ',supplemented savings, this
Canada of ours i.s indeed iu a
prosperous and enviable condition.
���TiJJt: Colonic is picpaied to defend
ihe Government iu all its departments.
,1s it prepaid! to oiler any excuse for
inactivity or neglect in the protection
of Revelstoke realty; or will it oMeud
a promise that .something vvill be done
while it may be done.
A Dividend in Sight, at Last.
There is reason ���to believe, says the
Nelson Miner, that the Hall Mines,
Ltd., will declare a ' dividend within
the next sixty days, hut no information is ohtainalile as to,the  amount   to
he divided. The company ha.- so far
heeii unable to show a margin over and
above operating expenses, but the extensive improvements that have been
made,at Ihe mine and at the smelter
during the past two yc^r^isjargely
responsible foi this condition. '
Evidences of Prosperity.
���Full   pai Lieulars  to  hand   regarding
business   in   the=-i(>ost   office    savings
banks for tbe year  ending .lune ."'Oth,
1S97 go lo show that there was deposited during tbe  year the sum of ".$8,22.'ir-
000, being an increase of, 7$S UXX)  over'
the   previous   year,   and    being     the
largest, amount of deposits in  any  one
year   since   Confederation,    with   the
exception of  18S7,   when   tbe deposits
were $50,(K)(}  in   excess.'   The average
amount at credit of. each account,  was
.$2.'"S, the largest sum in the history" of
the   banks.     There   were   770' hanks,
being an increase of 21 over the preceding year.   The number of deposits  received during the year was ](jl,l(ij,   an
increase of'21 over the preceding .year
of (),(K'0. �� The average amount of  each,
deposit vvas $ol, a decrease of  $1   over
the  preceding' year's   average.    Total
interest allowed   to   depositors   during
the' year   was" $1,021,000.     The   total
amount on deposits in all the banks  at.
the close of the year was $;'2.aSU,(K'0, as
compared-with $2S',!>:i2,0(K) in   the   pie-
ceding year, bub there' was! transferred
fiom the   Dominion - Government  savings bank dm ing   181)7  accounts   totalling Jjil.SofJ.fKK). .The niiuiherofaccounts
opened during the year was SO,23(1 and
the total number closed was 20,00.'i.
| General  Blacksmith \-
Wagons,   heavy   or ,light,    built   and
Horseshoeing ,-i specialty.
Prospector's Picks.     Miner's Tools.
Large supply of iron, steel and shoes.
i >
Orders, iu   any   branch   of   tlie   trade'
executed in a woi kniaulike manner.
Bartistep-at-Law, Solicitor,
and Notary Public.
tf-jrOI'RCI":   Itoiiin-!. Pool Wnuk. Itcvclsloko.
ReVelstoke - Hospital.
Maternity ward iu connection. '
- . f
.Vaccine kept on hand'.    '.    .    .
Drs. McKechnte and Jeffs,  ���  Attendants.
K. WILSON,      "
Local Merchant Tailor.
Order andHeady-.Made, ,
To suit figure or purse
Revelstoke Station, B.C.
< Fashionable Tailors.
Real Estate and Mining Broker,
'   l-'-FlfilUJUSON, 1J.C���
The Siiiidiin of tlie Trout. Ijiiku District.
Correspondence Solicited.
Real Estate and Mining Bpokep,
131 Cordova St.. VANCOUVER, B.C.
Cor. Broad Nl. it Trounce Ave.,      ,    <
Opposite the Driard,-
- Late of Government-.Street,
Importers of  Kiiiu Switch .mil  KiiKlish  (ionils.
Plans and specifications prepared
in India Ink or Blue-print
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, Swjss, or,-any=-other style
you prefer. , :
Interiors and interior decorations are his specialties. Store
Decorations, Hank' Fixtures. Motel Fixtures;, Mall
shewino* < pannelled dadoes, frescoes, etc.;, Artistic
Screens, Verandahs, Stairways, etc? can-be'i>"ot out to
suit the market. ,
Suits from !}iI2,  Pants from $3. ,
Sample and   measurement, forms sent
on applieat ion.
.   '    92 Government St.,  .
White labor only. VICTORIA,   B. C.
Real Estate and Mining Broker
319 Cordova St.,
'Mining stocks and properties liou^ht
and sold on commission. ' Correspondence solicited.
Bed Rock Price for Silver.
In a letter for puliliealioii, Governor
Grant, of tho Omaha and Giant smelter
says, rej;ardiii}j the continued fall in
the price of silver:
"In my   opinion   the   world can produce not   to   exceed    l.">0,(*H00fJ ounces
per  annum  at   fifty   cents  per  ounce.
The annual absorption  is   greater t han
l.'VI.IKKU'OO ounces,   so   that  fil'tv   cents
should boa bed   ruck  price: in the im- j
mediate future, it may   go   below   lit'ty!
cents, bi-cau.se the sineltei s  ,uul others ]
are utferinif to sell   millions  of   ounces '
at the lowest prices to   he obtained., no !
thirty, sixty and ninety  days.    Tin's i- ,
done with a view to   t(''Uiliir rid of the s
present   slock   with     ;i-   little    loss    ;i-
possible.     [    put    ."j/J 'cents   as   the   b.-il
rook price because   I, !��-Iie\e  that   t!i"
world will   continue   to  .i|i-orh  an   iu-
... ���    '.i '     i     .     ���    i - civasintr amount of silver voar bv year. >
What   is    the    best    index   ot    a ,   T   .    .    ,   ,. .    .* -. ; ���       i
, ���    , - ar.d   I  don r   b-lieve   it   is   possd.le  to ;
r  country s p. ospenty;   of   the   tluift   of _ ���,.,������,<,������   the   pIf.���eIlt  ()lUj���lt  at fifty
its   people','    The sa\in<rs bank \  ��The < cents."
^torv told <��� by   the   post   ollice s.i\ mi-js ' ~~ '~
bank's speaks more powerfully than any-
" Mining-
Mines and Mining* Stocks.
Repairing Neatly &. Promptly Executed.
JJs -,PICARD,   l
��� r
Contractor   and Ihii/dcr.
The Pioneer Hotel of the Pioneer
,o ' .     'J ' ,
camp of "West Kootenay.
Good-rooms, newly furnished.   , -      -      -    ' Best table in town
Choicest Liquors and Cigars.,    Commercial Room.  7     <
^T-^-?^        '    T. RICHARDSON, Prop
Lake-View. Mote
Plans and' Specifications  prepared  on
.short not ice. ' ,
,'    REVELSTOKE, B.C.'        '    '
A    McNEIL,'
Front Street.'Hflvelsloke.
Haircut, 25c;   Bath,  50c; Six Shaving
Tickets for SI.00.
I       ��� '        i
IiI'vki.stoki' Station, H.C.
Haircut and shave 50c.   *m~*~-..
muey Comfortable Parlors.
Opposite Drug Store.
��   H. HEAPS & CO.,     ,
Afac/i in cry Brokers,
FOR SALE���A <iii.intil.vof liylit,.second Ii.uul
Steel liail>i.
J. R. HULL & CO.
Wholesale    and   Retail
Purveyors of Hio'h-class Meats.
j f
All orders in our line will lie promptly
attended to.
'This hotel has been re-built-'and greatly enla'ro-ed.     It is newly
'   furnished throughout   and  affords   every convenience
r           to -Quests.     It   is   beautifully situated   ov'er-
���'' '         ",     looking- Upjier Arro\v Lake, and is,    ,
located niost convenient!)- tarailway de|JOt and steamer landing*
c,.    , <      '       '  Rates. SI to S2 per day--���.-
Gold Hill Hotel
URANK VANDALL,' Pkoi-riktoi-.'
-^-Reyelstoke, B.C.=^
The miners'^rlike at L<'t,liiiridir�� ha��
heeti called ,'.|F and th>- uien ii-tutned
tliini,'can of the condition ot" the people | to unrk Tin-day, X-, iiicir,i-e <,f
of Cinada.     Let the irooil-woik .'o on. ��� ua^e- lias hei-n made.
t.\s��oui.ilij of ltoy.il School of Minus
*��� l/OIlllOIl,  l'-llf,'lllll(l.)
Mining   Engineer,    Analytical    Chemist
and   Assayer.
lJrojn-rticsi.\-aiiiiiii'il .nut rupoi'ted on.
mow ni'xv'rct:, it. c.
A Result of the Big- TrafRc.
It is reported from Toronto that the
,C.P.K. ha- sent a ru.-h order to tin'-
Ji.ildwin Works for (UV new en.irines
o,l'l In-ino-t powerful type. The heavy,
almost, unpreci'ili'iili'il tiallic of the
siiinm.'i' has kept the company's en-
>;im-s wuikiiij.' at hiu'li pii".-iui', .ind
'l lii-y fear t here m.i v I
Ill-'V ai>' cm I lt-i| upoii in handle lhi
.M.initoh,!   ^'rain   tiallic   without   addi
I il.ll.ll   |lM'l)||,ii| |Cl-s.
" Kdmliiiiffli'    Mineral   I'l.iini,   -<11ti.it'-  in   tin
llli-t illi-^,it-t Mining I)i \ iviim uf \\'i-i[ K'.x.i-
ciifiy l)i-ti".il.    \\"lii-r<- Jut ill- .1 -,\ iinnlii-ily
I'tlt'ii-iiiii    ii|.-nl    .'.iu-     Kli/-ili--(li     iinii'r.i'l
.     -'l.lllll.  Ki-.li I'll IT.
rnAKi' votick iii.ii r. \\'.ii:-r <,,,w. ... tu,K
1 .i-.i��--tit riir lli>- Kisli Itlii-r ''..j.;.- i Him
.-ih .'!��� .Mining fniiiiMiiiy i.iimt.-ik r o ������ 'Mm.-t's
i "fi-tiili .i!e No, '."(I'll liiti-ml. >i\h <ti\, fruiii
lhi- il.it'- li< ri 'if,ln.i|i|il} I', tin' .^Iiii'iiii,' Iji. ...il.-i
fin- .i ('ci-tiln-,11.' nf iiii;ir->>i''!!i< nl-, for- (||i> [,ili
hi e.lk-down if ' 1"'*1' "' "'-������oiiink' �� I'l-'-utl ifi'.inl uf (In ,il,.,s,
. l.iiin, . ,
An-1 fint lii'i' l.il-i- ii'itii-c lli.it ut.-.ii. 'nidi'
-r--l l-.ii li", uiu-.1 Ik* -..liilili-iit c-l l,�� l..r.' [ li.-
|s��.ii,iiii-i' nl' sin li <-..|-l ill.-.ili- nf iiii|ii-i.\ ..jik nl-
IJ.iltd llu-.-.litli tin;, .if .Inly. h'>7. 11 !ii
f.M.'iiib. .V. Kmk. fn-U .M. & M.K.)
Mininij Jinf/inrrr <int/ 'Anxtijicr.
VANI'Ot'VI'.H.  li. ('.
Chccl'inK Sincit.-r Pulp ,i Specialty.
Jiy ���iri.uiKi'iiK'iit'. uilii Kntntii'.iii -iiiclli-rs,
-I'll .111- J--. U ill I.'. II.Mll'- un r-'ii-Uiimi'iit- of
or"- .iii-l iiiiilt. -. ii|i r<i un>' i.iliii .
Ciniiitiaii \/ciit : Tin-f'.i��<'l tfiiii) , K'.-inn lin({
'���-, I.i.l . dlii.L'nii. .M.n Ai'llnir Kin-i-int
l \ .iniili    I'm- i-s*.
"'���'   l!     I '���mil* li n! i.i.-ii - iD'.lnii il.    Vo j.iijul-..
It is Important    , *
To have good bread. '   No
meal i.s complete without it.
n a Ices,   Confectionery,    Fruit
��� ahvavs fresh and choice.
j        i,
a: X. SMITH,
Hcvelstoko Station,  15.(J.
Best Table in Town, Well Furnished Rooms,
Choicest Wines, Liquors and Cigars,
Everything Strictly First-Class.
Terms $2 per day.   ' Kamloops Beer on Draught
Stockholm House.
.1. AUSHUT STONK, Phoi'uiktoii.
The Dining Room is furnished with the best the
Market affords.
1 i c   i
Tlie Slocan River Koad.
" Kli/.tliftli .MiniT.il ' liiim. xitii.ili-  in   'In    Hli'
i illi'ii net   Mining   Ili'.-i-mi.  nf   \\ --|    K-i-.l
rum  lii-lriir      Win i--- l<i>-.il.,ih-  \ nu'tlnili
fvti-iisiiin iipmi   tin'   ri i.tl.t 'iiiiiii'imI  il.imi
Ki-li l.'ivi'i'.
rilAKK .N'MTICK Unit   I.   "��\ .ill- r .-=. mi    i<:n.K
1      ii",iK-nl   fur   tin'   Kl-.li   l.'n-i- ( 'uji|k '��� ,unl
1 Silctir Minini; ''ntii|.,ui\   l.irmti'il.  K--i <���   \l,m--,
:,,.     ,i I- :.        ,.| ,,   . ,     ('crlilli nl.' N'-..   Ill Mil.   lilt-n'l.   -ivli   -i.,..   fu.iii
/" ���'���      '���"""   ��li"  Sloi/in    ( ily    end j ,!���.,!,���,. iv���.m,r.io.il.,.l} o.u,.. \[i���n,,f ,,,;,,
ahout 1'i.iir miles  aie <lmie and six will 1 r"r ���' ' '"���'' i fl<-.tt *- nf liniin.vcni. m-. n,,' n���   ,,,,1
|   Jil.ui- 111 lilil.LIMIIIK ,1   f 'l-IIU II    ^.'IIIIll    (if    ||,i     ,il,-.-,(
\   111,HIM.
Anil f'nllii-i- |,i.k
The con-t met ion ->f I lie Slocan Kiv.-r |
lailuay i- pioyii-sin^ -li-adily. I-'mhii ',
the Sl-icaii .Jimclii.n cud ei^rht miles'
in i- tfi .ided /ilul one of I rack is laid, lull |
���>y S 'pt. )-t   ihe;./-   eif/hi   miles   will li
FRED. M. V/ELLS, Mine E//.miner
he ready l��y Sept.. 1st. The colli I act
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wtwjai^^iiimLiu^^i^^^ifflBai^^ THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  PAGE S.  The Manitoba Wheat Crop.  The government crop hulletin for the  middle of August, probably the most  impoitant of the year, was issued last  Saturday. The' estimated yield is  21,284,274 bushels of wheat; the barley  yield is given as 3,(114,10$ bushels, and  oats total 12..">17,112 bushels. This yield  of.'wheat at over $1 a bushel���������or 38  cents? per busliel over what it was a  year ago���������will he a splendid thing I'or  the farmers ji'iiel advance the general  trade of the country.'  What the'harvest means to the  farmer is figured out by the Globe as  follows: The estimates of the wheat  production in '.Manitoba this season  range round 21,000,000 bushels, or  6,<XK>,000 more than in m With I hi*  incie.'ise,', if wheat \loes not advance  any =ore than it has already, it, would,  mean $o,l(X).(KX) in the pockets of Manitoba farmers for the increased production expected this year, while for the  . balance of t he crop of lS.OOfl.OOO bushels,'  with I he present advance over last year  they would receive .^(i.SlO.fXXJ more  than in ISiXJ, making a total of $11,1)10',-  (XX) more money foi the .Manitoba  .wheat crop this year, than last year.  Iu Ontario the price of wheat being ������i  cents' per busliel higher than a year  ago it. might. ,be figured out that on  20,(XX),(XX) bushels of. sound "wheat,  which is a low estimate, the farmeis  of this piovince would receive $."),0(X',-  fXXJ more for Iiheir wheat, than for the  'Oft crop. This makes a total of, $10,-  !M0, (XX) increase iu the value of, the  wheat crop of Manitoba and Ontario  over last. year, owing to the increased  production and tlie'eiih.inced value of  the cereal. '        , ���������!���������  an impetus to mining in the Big Bend,  and the cost of transportation of supplies i.s so ieduced that to the most re-  'motely situated mines in the district,  the cost, aside from the s|e,tni"r  ohargesj is not more than two cents  per pound.'  Prof. Jordan, the American seal  commissioner, has just rct.irued from'  Unalask and says the In ceding giounds  show a shrinkage of about 15 pel cent.  FLEMING & HAMILTON  Livery, express  and draying.  We IjaVe a  Good supply ������f" ��������� ��������� ���������  BUILDING MATERIAL  AND LUMBER.  Cut Rates for Spot Cash.  Call and see us, We can fix you.  REVELSTOKE   SAWMILL,  Revelstoke   Station,   B.C.  Headquarters  for  stove   wood.  Revelstoke Station,-I>.C.  J. C. HUTCHISON,  Revelstoke Station, B.C.   .  Heavy , D raying  or   Transfer  .  work a specialty.    ������������������  Seasoned wood, cord or .stove lengths, on hand  at nil limes. I.e.ivc orders nl, W. It. l'ciisc  & Co.'s siiji'o. '  A Plethora of-Fish.  British Columbia's salmon pack can  now be e.stiui.-iteil. It will reach, approximately. TOO.UOO cases.   New West-  , 'minster alone supplies nearly 1(K),(KX)  cas-es aiid't.he mulla-rn canneriesabout  126,(XX).    The  take   in;the   north    was  . this year below   the  average   but Iwns  -more than- made up bv that on the  Fraser, where seldom has a bigger  supply of li-h been' seen. The Fr.i.sei:  fishermen liave been at times compelled to   throw  away   scores  of  tons  of  ii lish for lack of demand. '     '   '  COnVCDVCEKiCI^^L   HOTEL   -  . Corner,of Hastings and Cambie Streets,'  VANCOUVER,  B. C.  Equipjied   with   Iilevator,   Ki'ectric:  Hells-.  modern   improvement''.  Rates $2 per day.     ,  Heated   with   hot water,  anil all  G. THOMAS, Pm-i'iiu-Tou.  THE KOOTENAY LUMBER CO.  LIMITED LIABILITY..'  ALL KINDS OF   -  oomaplix, b:cx  ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER.  At the Company's Store i.s carried a Full Stock of General  Merchandise :    Miners' Supplies'and Outfits at close rates.  P.O.   AUHOWlll'AO.  Tk'.i'gkai'h to Cojiai'ux.  trains and   sfeameis,   and   makes daily  Communication is thus i*..Ul)Ii-l)>.-d with  The Company's S.S. " LARDEAU" connects with all O.P.It.  i trips between Arro"'!5ead and C'omaplix and Thomson's Landing,  all jxiiiits in the Iiardean, Tni'ut. Lake and Fish ('reek district4.  The Company's tug "ARCHER" is ready to ei'if eiynto Lowing and freighting'contracts.  The Townsite of COMAPLIX is being surveyed and will shortly he placed on Ihe market. Cumapli.Y  is the mil lilt ing point, a'nil headquarters for I lie Lardeau and Fish (/'reek districts now being opened up. It  occupies a beautiful situation, high and dry, on the N.K. arm of Upper Arrow Lake, eight miles from Arrowhead..   Deep water for vessels all the year round.    Good hotel accommodation.  ,. R. TAPPING, Agent for Revelstoke.  COSMOPOLITAN-HOTEL  KAMLOOPS, B.O.  PIONEER LIVERY. FEED-frSALE STABLES  o <���������    A Liberal Convention.  New West.iniiis'ter Colninbuin : Mr.  ]?. L. Drury, who is'in the city, gave  some' interesting 'part iculars concern-  ing the convention which it is understood the Liberal associations of the  province intend to- hold iu this city  during Fair week, to take steps to  organize for i In- coining provincial  campaign against. thi\ government. It.  is proposed that each Dominion electoral district in the province shall send  l.i delegates to the convention and the  indications are that the full quota will  lie piesent from'every district. It. is  not. the intention of tli,- Liberal association, Mt*.������l)i iu-y says, to form 'a rival  Opposition party, but to work as an  auxiliary, to the ' pi ovincial Opposition  throughout the campaign' in the cause  nf good government and, of course, for  t he o,vei throw of the present provincial  government.  ���������OR  LARDEAU AND TROUT LAKE. '���������  DAILY STAGE LINE: Thomson's Landing to Trout  ' I' ' " Lake Qity and Ferguson./'  Stage.-lea\es(Thomson's every, morning, at 7 o'clock, for Trout   Luke,   City   and  Ferguson; returning, leaves those places at 2 p.m.  ��������� ,  FREIGHTING AND TEAMING. "'  Good freight,warehouses and ijuiclc clisjiatcli.     For all inforination about tians-  jiortation or hauling iii  Lardeau and 'Trout Lak<J write  CRAIG & HILLMAN,  . " .   ,    Thomson's Landing. B.C.  f Best of everything going.  RUSSELL   &,HEROD,   Prop's.  IMPERIAL   BANK OF  CANADA.  Capital Authorized,' -   $2,000,000  . Capital Paid-up,  -   -  -    ��������� 1,963,600  Relit, __'...<-.'   1,156,800  0 DIRECTORS:   ,  H. S. HOWIiAND.        -       -       President.  T. R. MERRITT,     -    -     Vice-President.  William Ramsay. Hugh Ryan. Robert  '    Jaffray.   T. Sutherland Stayner.  ���������'������������������je>. le^k:e, hvlie.  .  Mining Engineer and Metallurgist  -REVELSTOKE AND GOLDEN B.C.���������  Assays on Gold and Silver.  Analysis of All Metals made at lowest pates.  Reports lii'icic on proporties,  Prompt  and   Correct;  Gi\o me a call:  Results   Guarantoed.  Head Office,    - <���������-' TORONTO.  D.' R. WILKIE, General Manager.  The   present   centre  headquarters for' .  and .future  Pushing- the Panama Canal.  "The Panama canal project, is tieing  pushed with consiileialile energy, and  it look* as though there1 \vt>vu ^ood  reasons for the faith of the men who  have charge of it that the work will lie  cariied lo completion," said Victor  Vifqnain. U.S. cousul-tceiie'ral at Panama, recently. "Theie a'i-e aliout'.">.(MK)  lalxirers employed on it. thiMiiajority  of whom are Jamaica negroes. On the  Pacific side a .-plendid wharf is heing  consliiicted,' at a cost of $l,()0(),(KX).  Ahont oiie-foiuth of the canal has been  completed, and it has been demonstrate^ that , the entire work can be  finished at a very ie.,s.'liable expenditure. .The en i ii pany, it is said, has  funds enough to continue operations  for two yeais nnne. My own belief is  (.hat its ultimate completion is a  certaintv.  Paragraphs of General Interest.  The great Penrhvn strike in \Val".s  has been settled. Tlie men gain a complete victory.  Advices from ICdnio.iton report the  arrival there nf many people bound for  I lie,Yukon, via the all Canadian route.  Tin" petition against the return of  \\7 II. Iteiinett, t Ik> (Joi)serval ive ineui-  herof Parliament, for lias I Simcoe was  dismissed last Mondav.  The ratepayers of Vernon passed by  sweeping majorities last we.-k three  money by-lawsauthorizing the borrowing of $7:>,IW���������$XHU) for (he const ruction of a water works system, $12,000  for an electric lighting system, and  .'jilO.OOO for a city hail.  Nelson Miliar: The S.S. Lyllon will  make another trip in a few days lo La  Porte, on ihe upper ('oluuibia. .The  steamer service on ( his route has given  notice!  XTOTK'K IS IIK.':7<;nV~ (,'IVKN lh.it |li,;  i^ umli'i'MKiK'il Win. ICii-Uup intend-. i!'l ilnj v  iilli'i' dill,' lo mill.',' itliplie.ilion In I Ik; C'lilrf  ('oiiinii-sinncr lit biiniU anil Works fur per-  riilssiiiii in iuiivIiilsc (in,, liiiii'.b'cil iimi si\lj  hit, h of land sif Milled iilimil one mile up tin  Columbia 1,'ivri' I'niin lhi: niiiulli of lliiwnii'  t'reel; In West ICimli'ii-iy I l:s| i-cl. ('iiiiiiiiciicin^  ill ii |nisi Miiirkril linli.il I'iimI, Will. l'it'Un,'i,  N. W. I'lirnci-; llirnr," i'iiii iiin^' In elm in���������  Miilitlii'i'l.l uliiii)^ I lie riisl lull], nl INi' ('nliiinliM  llhcr: I In-ill-,' I'i cliiiln- i nr-i; ilnncc |i| , h.iiiis  imi'lli: Hi,'in'"  in ,'li.iiii-.  w-<--.r   In  ilif  |il,n <��������� nf  ('lllllllll'lll'I'IIK'llt.  W.\l.  KlltKCI'.  July i:t, IKW7, J.i'.H  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, pur-!  chasers of lots thus ob-!  taining an absolutely!  clear title.  MINING OPERATIONS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ROUT LAKE CITY  is reached bv rail from  Revelstoke to , Arrowhead. 28 miles ; thence  bv steamer, 10 miles, to Thorn-  son's handing-; and a short  stage of 1 2 miles ; the entire  journey occupying only 6 hours  through magnificent mountain  and lake scenerv. -  Well-known mining promoters and capitalists already  have their- representatives on  the ground, and it is no  boomer's dream to say that before another six months Trout  L.\Ki-:_Crrv 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  igood 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 rising  town.  liliA NO'//A'.S TX OXTAIUO :  Kssux, '''ci'^'iis, fiiill.   IiiKcrsiill.  Niaiiai-.i  Fulls.  I'oi-I. Ciilboriic. Kilt I'oruui'. Si. t'litliiu-iims.  Snulr Stu.   Marie,   f"L.  Thomas,   Wcllaml.  Woodstock.  ' '' / Cor. Wellington St. and Leader I-iine  TonoxTO-.' Yoiifio and Queen rits. liraneli.  V YoiiKoaiid HloorSN. iirnncli. -  <>   "lilt A XCHliS /A* XOlt Til-1 VEST:  . '      ^ '  I'randoii. Man. fortune bi I'rairie. Jln.i.  ''alKar.v. Alberla. I'rinee Albert," S.isk.  Kdimiiiton. Alia.    WinniiieK. Man.  *    , Bit IT IS If COLUMBIA .���������''  Viuieouvei-.       -       -   ',   -        -,       "ovc-Mokc.  AGENTS:   ,   '  LoSlioX. Kxc. Ijloyd's ]!aiik. Ltd.  Dunk of Montreal.  Xi'WjYouk,  A general banking business'transacted.  Bonds and debentures bought and sold.  A. R. B. HEARN, Manager, Revelstoke.  ��������� AND  S00 PACIFIC LINE  ... '     -, ..,     ���������,  The Kootenay Smelting  & Tpadiiig Co. Ltd.  THK  BESTAND CHEAPESTROUTE  FROM REVELSTOKE  To all Points  East and  West.  PEICES   OP   T_,OTS_  i  Inside, $100; payable $33.33 down, $33.33 in "* months,  in 6 months.  Corners, $150; payable $50 down, $50 in 3 months,   $51  months.  . (These prices are for a short time only.)  T. L. IIAKi, Rrvri.sTni'r. (icneral .\->ent.  $  v)0'  JO  JM'Cill  McPHKUSOX.  Tr.ofi Laki: Citv, Resident  Agent.  THROUGH TICKETS TO   ,  Vr;mcoiiver, Winnipi'K, S|,. Paul,   (!hir-  !if,'o, Montreal, Toronto, Nuw York.  First-c/ass dining and s/ccfiing  cars on all trains.  Through Tourist ears to St,.' 1'iuil daily, and to  Toronto every Monday, and Montreal and  Huston every 'I'liursday.  t'nrcliiise tiekeLs Lo your ilusliiialion  and  have  , , your liiiKKiiKe cliucUcil through.  Kor full iiifornialion ns(o rales, tiiiic, ete., a|i-  jilv to nearest, C.l'.It. Awent, In  T. W. HIIADSIIAW, A^i'iit. Itcvelsloke,  Orlo   K. .1. COYLK.  DMriel. I'lissontcu'' A(,'eiil. Vimeoiiver.  The - Canadian - Pacific  Steamship Co.'s  -STEAMERS-  NAKUSP   and   KOOTENAY ���������  Leave Arrowhead  every  iliiy. eNct'pl Sund.'iy  for    all    iioints     in    ICootciiiiy.      iiinM-ii;  coiinerlion    ul.    N'tikusp    for    nil    po'iil <  on Nnl'iisp and Sloean l!y. and Slocan Lake.  Close eoniiecl.ion at, Itolison  for N'ol-ioii,   ICiislo.  llalfoiir, I'ilol 1'iiy,  Closei eelioual Trail for  Itossland.  Norlli-  piirl and all points suulli.  I'Nir full iiifoniialion, tickets, mnps. etc. call  011 or address  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Itevclsloke.  Orlo  II. M.Mj(JItK(iOH. K. .1. C()YI,K..  Trav. Pass. AkciiI, Dlsl. I'ii-ss. Agent.  Nelson. H.C. Vancouver. I I.e.  Columbia & Western Ry.  Time Table No, 11.  To l-ake ell'wt. July :t.  IWI7.  Daily lie! ween Trull and liosslaiul.  No. li pii-M'iiKcr lemcH l.'osslnnil   -   -   7:')H a.m.  Ciinnrcls willi slcanici'iil Trail.  No. :i passi'iiKcr leaves Trail   ���������   -   -   8:1.1 n.rn.  ('(iimccts willi Ited Miiunlaln.for spok.me.  No. 2 pasM'iiger leaves l.'ii-slmid   -   -     II   a in.  (\iiuiects with (MM.', ileaineis for noilli.  No. 1 p.issi'UKi'1' leaves Trail     ���������    ���������     - I'.'::������������ P-ui.  Ciiiini'i'ls willi (MM.', .stcaniei.s from norlh.  No. I p.'isscnger 1,-nves l.'osslanil   -   -   ���������'I'M) p.m.  I  Ciuiiii'i'ts with l.'ed Moiintain lor Spokane.       J  No. ."i p.isM'iigcr leaves Trail    -   -   -   *i:l-"> l'-"i.  ('olilieels ������ ilh s|,,unci' I ..ill on lit Tmil.  Ceiii'inl (lilies: I'VP. (ifTKI.ICS.  Tl.iil, It. (', (.'eneral Supt. j  HAVE FOR SALE  1 ��������� r  '  ' -        ' . ' ������- n  A number of lots centrally'located  in their Townsite  EVEL  The central point of  NORTH  KOOTENAY.  E^S"^   TIEIRIMIS.  ��������� L. HAIG,.  Resident Agent,  RKVrU.STOKI-:. U.C.  T. J. LENDRUM.  ���������.   I rustee,  A INS WORTH. B.C.  Owing to the erosion of the river   bank' the  necessary to dispose of  their smelting  90 h.p. engine and boiler, and 30 h.p.  company   find   it  buildings,   fin  boiler.  minces,  The whole  will be sold in part or en bloc.     Inquire of above.  IFIRIEIE  ABSOLUTELY FREE ! !  GIVEN AWAY MONTHLY  As ;i pri'iniiiin In users nf our  ���������~������<*    fcs,C_)_A__fcr,fcT_  Ki't urn tlir ( oiipon.s nl I lie cud nt' c.-icl  iiiiint li and .stand ;i cliiiui'i' nl' wiiinln.  Uiis licaulil'til in.-icliiiii'.  Each   25c.  Bar   entitles  you to one coupon.  Any of onr'v'irious brands cf)UiU  in this competition.  No better SOAP on the market.  FINDLEY & CO.,   STANDARD' SOAP   WORI'S,  1.35 n.-isiiiigs St.. v.wcoi'VKk, i;.(\ PACE 4.  THE KOOTENAY .MAIK  Kootenay Lodg-Q  /a       No. 15 A.F. & A.M.  *   The regular nieelintf  arc, held in iho :\hi-  ���������^������^\~������ luontli at S ri. in.  ..^S>t^5~ VifitiriK lirclhren  "*' eordiall.v welcomed.  H. k. -SJiyrjii-;. sixnw.utY.  "REVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F., No. 25.  IEe;;ular meet in;r-are held  .������    in Oddfellows- Hall everv  & Thur-d.iy nie;lit  at   d'ulit  o'eloek.   Vi.-itin^ brothers  ordially weleomed.  J. A. STOXK. N.O  T. J. GItAHAM. Si:c\  Difficult  Prescriptior-s,  those , in foreign languages  and the ones calling for rare  > drugs, are a specialty here.'  We are prepared' to give  service that cannot be had  i elsewhere.  , Our stock of fresh drugs  is   complete    in   everything  and   we  are experienced  in  compounding the mpst   dif-  ,. 'ficult prescriptions.     ���������  Best of all   our   charges  are as   low   as   quality   and  ��������� KNTAHLJSIIED 1802 --  WESLER BROS.,  ' VICTORIA. B.C.  Complete House Furnishings  argest   stock   west   of' Toronto.  Write  to   us   for  Prices   and   Illustrations.  W. F. CKAOE.  T. L. HANI, Notary Puiimc:.  HAIG& GIMGE,  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  Mining(and' Real'Estate   Brokers   and   general   Commission  '  ,      Agents:       I-jre,   Life   and   Accident   Insurance.  Ronr-:M'iit,iti\es of tho Kooteiriiy Siimltiut,' ������-uid.Tr-tdiii*; Syndic-it-'.  Agents for Hcvol.stok'o jiikJ Trout, Luke. City townsilVs.  ������OFS5  gsy    Casings,    Hewel  tair  Brackets9 o������sc.  lusters,  REVELSTOKE  9 STATION,   B: C  service is* hig-h:  _,'' It will pay you���������to test us  in this matter.  THE  IO0WELL-ATKINS-WATS0H CO.  (Limited)  , TTbe   H>i'U0Gfsts   Mccarty's    BlocJc,    Rovclstoko    Station.  Geo. T   M.\r.u:iiv,   "Uki\  , Tenders Wanted.  ,        .1     ____.   milE^UN-DKRSIGXKI- will receive lenders  .1. until noon ou Saturday. September Jl.h, for  the. erection of a building on I'ouglas Street.  Plans and .spoeilication.i may bo seen a(. our  ,present, place ol business. The lowest or nnv  lender not neces'-arilv accepted.  '"    .. J. K. HULL & CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers in ���������  Miners',   Contractors',   Blacksmith   and  .   .    Ship Chandlery Supplies.   Also a cuiiipli'le 1 i11c' of u '  Shelf   and'.   Heavy     HARDWARE..  ' . ��������� ,    ��������� .   '^&������m&> Carpenters'    Tools,    &c.  Jessop's Steels,   Ore Cars,  Ore 'Sacks,   Etc. '       . .     ,  PLATK GLASS A SPECIALTY. '.  '     VANCOUV-EIVB.G  McLennan, McFeely & Co. Ltd.  WNOLKSALK  Iron,-SteelrMiners', Mill and Blacksmith Supplies.  Write for Information.  * ������  o  200 Men Wanted  ���������[.tort   AIJ'KItT  CANYON,"iviirc  I?    day, work all winter.  l������J-t f  S-V->.5 per.  Apply "to HAItltY & ROSS.  Furniture Dealers & Undertakers.  Hardware   -  122 CORDOVA STREET,  Stoves  Enamel Ware.  -   -' VANCOUVER, B. C.  Application for Liqo License.  -VTOTICK IS,J1EI{KHY~GIVEN   that  thirtv  < i.>    iliiys after rialc I tlie inuleisiKiieil  intend  lo  apply   to   tlie  Stipendiary   *M.if,'istrate  for  North Itidinjf of"\Vost   ICootonay fur a liecn-c  Lo-ell liquor by retail at  my lintel situated at.  '   " The Kami. l."> ri'iilos from Allien Canvon.' \\. (,'.  '    ,,     ' '    '���������       DAVID \VOi7siaY.  Albert Canyon, August -', It'JT.  Application for Liquor License.  ATO-nt-l* Ii" llKIiKI'v'GIV'KN   thai   thirtv  .    i->    days ufierdate I the undor-ii;nod  inieiul  to ftpjily lo t.he  Slipondi.irv   .M.-i^i-Lrato    for  ������ North HidiiiKof Wo-t Kontenny for a  licon-e  tosell liquor hy retail al  niv hotel  sitii.ilcil at  Trout Lake City, H. O. N. K. I, \ Y.  Trout, Lake City, August ,".. ISill. 'l(i-lt  Upholstering-and,Picture Framing a Specialty.  , ��������� ^      --^^-���������-���������r-:u.--_���������-_; ���������- z^=^  Agents for R.mnoiKi Sowing .Machine, .M.-iiuifiietiii'orsJjife Iiisui-tiice Souiut.v;  Uiiiuii   Fire   Insurancn "Co.,   Provincial   UuilrUnj; ami Loan Asssoriutioii,  OlidAN.s i'llir)  PlA.YOS.  The' WI. HAMILTON MANUFACTURING CO,,  ��������� manufacturers'OF   ,  THE " RELIANCE". MIHIMG, MILLING AND SMELTING MACHINERY  .' ���������  ���������   ,    FOR THE DOMIKION OF CANADA,'  ���������    (Under License from THE E. P. ALLIS CO., Milwaukee, Wis.) '*  B: Q- lEOiST WOEKS CO. LTD  r~3  ������'!KG MACHINERY,  SAWMILL MACHINERY  MAil'lHE ENGINES ,  ��������� , General  engineers,  founders,  ������ boiler-  makers and maniilac-  Hirers' .of all , classes  of machinery.  ">.-v.  Cnuslii'is, Rolls.   .Jii^s,   ClniiC'i'tiLratdi's, 'Si-ri'i-ns. 'Slainps,   Pumps, '('niiipro.s.sors.  HuisLs, Biiili'i's,.KiiHiiu,.s, Water WIhm-Is, Ji(t-. (     t    '  Sole Agents for B.C. for JOHN'BERTRAM & SONS Machinists' Tools   "  va^uvSTb-c. '   PUTE'RBOkOUG-H, ONrf.  TTT-IiEP IN.STOCK  a full supply of  engineers' , and  mill supplies, . pipe ,and ,  fittings, brass goods,  steam fittings, wood-  splii pulleys, oak tanned  leather belting, etc.  Estimates for boilers  and engines 'on application.-  P.O.  oraep of Alexander St. and Westminsl:?, Ave. Vancouver, B.C.   -  Drawer 754: ,       ���������     _ ���������      ". ,.-'���������, '      '��������� 'Cable address'"'Cove."  ���������^  I'lJOVINTUL SICOUKTAHY-*; OFFIC'K.  t8l.li Amrii-t. 1MIT.  II IS HOXOrit U10 Ijic'iilun.iiii-UoM'niorliii'i  I I boon jiloasi'il In apiiouit. William Sin-  o.AiH Gokk, of Ui'o city of Victoria. Ksquiio.  lo bo Water C'oiniiiihsioiior limloi' tlio jn-u-  lision-; of tho'���������Water Oliiu-os (.'oii-olul.uiiiii  .Act, IS1I7."  I'noviNCiAi. Secuktauv's Oki-ici:.  ISLIi AilKUM.' IMirl  Ultf HONOUR tlio   I.iontoii.iiil-fiovonioi- in  Council  luis boon  jilonsoil  to dirooi   tlio ,  imbliciUiiiii  of   Uie   iijiiloriiiontuiiii'd   Sonic   of i  Vet's',   p.iyubk;   under    Clio jirovNions   0f   the I  "W.itcr Cl.iu-ios Cun^oliiiatioii Aut 1S17," '  , Hy (Joiiiinaiul, ]  ���������  -       JAMKS HAKKIt,  I'rorineiiil .Scoreuiry.  CANADIAN GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.  (LIMITKIJ.)  Capital,  $1,500,000. Head Offices, Toronto, Ont.  ���������    Manufacturers of Electric Mining Apparatus,  Hoists, Pumps,  Blu'wcis. Funs,  lilastiti^ Apparatus.  Dvnanms fur Li^lit in'i; and  Pn\'\i'r. Mntnis for al[ Puiposcs  Electrical transmission of,power successfully operated up  to  50'  ���������    miies.by our THREE PHASE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM.  VANCOUVER  Hardware  NELSON  Hr.mdi Oilin^ in 1'ntish i'oltiinbi.'i.  Tinsniithing',  -lass.  Special attention given mail orders.   . \    " *.  REVELSTOKE STATION,. B. O.  ,) i������)  , ." IK)  .*; Ml  .') (HI  ;i (.11  1 (11  (I -J."  (I .VI  I) 'J.'l  SCHVAiULK O.VK.   ���������  ItlX'OKDS ok \V.in:������ Hill   Do.mkstii;, AOKICIT.;  TL'IIAL IXDl'STMIAl. ANI> JtlXl.VC I*L'ltl'0-*I>'.  Kor every record or inti'riin record of UK)  inches of waLcrur lu&s S  Koro\ory additioniil 11X) inches up t.j :'i*)  inelie-   Kor every iwlditioniil au inelio^ above :iml  inches    KoriipporlioniiiK the water authorized  to be u.-ed under uny record   In respect of every record.or interim record (exeept'in respect of wiuer recorded and actual!} used for aKrieiiliimi!  purposes) 1111 annual feo up to tho tir-t  ."IK) niohosof   for every additional .to inches an annual  foe of   In-peotiou or search of any record in any  record of water rights   J-'ilm;,' any notice or (loeuini.'iit. with a  Coniiui-sioDor or Uoltl t'nmiiiisnioiiur  >'or i.ertitled I'upfus of any rocoid or  (locunii.'iii per folio of I������i ������ord.-  i'liblii'.ilion 111 the (ia/.c-tlo nccordiiiK to  tin- ������ralo of chirj,'!'.-. .1^ ilcllni'd in  Schedule A of llio " ft'taluti-. iiiui  .liiuriiiils Act"   ,.  Annual fei s to lie paid In tin-('nniiiii-.-  -liiiiii-r for Ihe di-lrn 1 on or liofoM the  'iit.li day of June lit cu-h joar.  .-(C'HKDri.K TWO.  TlIK Sri'l'I.VIN'! i>v Watkh iiv Wailu-wuki;,.  aVnTKMflTl) ClTIi:". 'I'oU.Nm AM,  IN I Oltl'OKATUI  1,01'W.ITIK-.  Kvery .Municipalily or ipfi-i.illy iii'-orpiUMli d  /juiiipiiiiy  shall  pay in  resiiuct   of  i.uh   i,f  |>���������.  ^<;\eral matters Hi SiJik]uli; Oii<i of   ||n,  >, i,,..  dull- iiicntioned   tho   fi-< *   iu   rospni   of ^ik-||  /nutter by said S< hodiilo Due pp-sei'iln-d ;  Kor the present ins; by a Hpeoially Im or  poratcd eoiiipitny of it |i<tilinii iindi-i-  -.eel loll .j.'i of tlie .Vet and I lie  MiiiK of tin: document- by '���������oillmi  .'i.' prescribed, a fee of  .,     Jf i'i i'i  For every cert illc.'ite  in-iiicd   unrlr-r ���������������!(;-"  Lion .Vnif the Act, a  for;  (in be paid (()  and   for  the   use  nf  the .fud������o of the  riliproino Court Kraut iiitfsueli polltion)  of ,     11KI on  W. H. VICKERS,  Real Estate and Mining broker.;  -���������------ -.^ Agent for Ferguson Townsite.  FERGUSON, B.d  G. L ALLAN,  "Wholesale Boots and Shoes,  13 & 15, Cordova St., VANCOUVER,, B.C.  Carries tin- best liw of   miner's and  prosj-ecKtr's   1  G-  EIsTEEAL  EECHAifT:  )Of>ts  m  the  IVn-ince.     W'ritf for samples.  REVELSTOKE   IRON   WORKS  iProspectors and Travellers   Call and Seel.  i i  GEO. T. NEWMAN'S  Pipefitting' 'and roofing*.  Mining- "work and tools.  Well   assorted   stock . of  Supplies,   1'rovisions,  nishing-s &c.  Miners  Fur-  ROET. GORDON, Revelstoke Station, B. C.  AGENT FOR. BAIN WAGONS, BUGGIES, ETC.  Full Line of Boot:  and  Shoes  always  on  hand.  .sriii'nri,--  tuhkk.  'J'jn: .V'OI'ihitio.v    or  "W'.crKii   ami   \V \i r.n  I'invr.i: miic i.s-uL'HTiir ������r, ot .\l.i.vi:i-Afrrrc-  inij I'i;i(i'i>si:rf nvj'owKii eo.Mi'A.vnw.  Kvory nower company *luilj pny in re-ipcct. nf  <wh of the Miwr.il uuitterfl  in S.-hcdiili-  One if  jIih Schedule inoiilioued   the  feci in n".p.-ci i f  piicli iii.itlfr I13 -aid Sell till lie One prc-ii niieil :  K������r ibe flliiiK of the docimu'iil-   men-  lioned in seel.iiiri ������.'������of tlie ,\il��������� n fee or ������ 'l-> Wl  ������������������'or every certificate under >iocfiou Wf or '  section Oil of the Act, a fee of ..;,,.    l.ifMKl  j-'or  the  exiiuiiiinHiiii   and  apinoval of  . -every   Mchi;dule  or pro :< c:liiiK  IIxIiik  l-ills. -raU-'.<  fai'CH. renU  or cliai'Ke.i. n,  feo of ,.,.. | ,..;      in ,'iii  l'-h-Jl-  ARROWHEAD, B.C.  The CROWN POINT HOTEL  TRAIL,   ('.  C.  H.'iths,'���������ithfl'ill: nuifleni  .i-^htetl lh lou^hotit with  ight  f;lecti;ic  imiinivements  PETERSEN   BROS./  PROPRIETORS.  .-First'-Clnss in Every Kcsp.-ht.  Samplc-roo'rns  for ���������Co'nirnBrci.-i| Men,  THE __       ^^,  ^to^. Wholesale Dealers in���������**.  ALES, WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS  bb^7EIiSTO]5:b;b.g. ��������� ��������� ���������  i mi  i


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