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 V.  V  -^  '&  PUBLISHED   TUESDAY  .A-jNTID   S^  A  ���������.  HJ. -S-  Vol. 7.-No. 59  BEVELSTOKE/R-G, AUGUST 28, 1900.  $2.00 a Year.  "THE   LEADING  ' ''  . 'J*  a store."   'Jh81,3gislative Assembly  *-i  ���������f  . Regular Price $1.35, 1.25, and 9Cc.  Sale  <<  l.OO, 80c...and.6CK  \r*  "D  Regular,' 75,c, 1.00, 1.50, 2.00/& 2,50  Sale,       50c,   60c, 90c,' 1.25, & I.S5  mm  W ������  a- 0  I >  ,- ivivifl'S \3iIttWi 'ilcitb'  Regular 31.00, 150, .2.00..'     ;���������     *������������������  lwct'i.ts i iiuv   Q^O)    y���������^/i    ���������'O^--  > -; ' *  ,    - _ "      '' , ,    .       ��������� <���������'"*,'  Don't forget that we keep, Butte rick Patterns.  -������. Late^ James;Gill& Co.  n-  &>'  Belts!:,' Bis I.���������������������������Belts!  ;   ladies' Belts' ,  ���������AT���������  ns>  ������  O  :Der,  .THE JEWELLER'S  G. P. R.'Watch Inspector.  ���������     Drayieg ,aiul   delivering  a  speciality.  ,.    '    Tti.-inis.iilw.-iys   ready   at   shortest  ���������notice.       Contracts   for jobbing  taken.    .Agent   for  B. C. .Oil Co.  Robert Samson.  Get that Water Pipe Fixed,  .   Liioioep, Co. Limited.  <. ��������� , ���������  -   On .-ind after (his flat" our  prices foi  ctil. firewood will le..' as follows :  $1 per cord at Mill  $2      "      delivered.  Prices Cut for Cash. '���������  Fred Robinson,Managing Director  Wagons,  Delivery  Rigs;  Buggies, Etc,  ���������: AT :-  ell do'  '* -it*  WHO ?.  JAS. MCMAHON'S  -!0i���������    '  Blaclcsmithing- and Woodwork  done on short notice.  Carriaq^s   Bulk   to   Order.  'nr  vim %  vlhu to  ft  fi H 3 (5������*, ?"?! 8   9F if*  *r' "For sewing machine supplies  of all reputable makes apply to  .. J. W. BENNBTT, .  ��������� ^representing The Singer lYlfttf.  ' Co.;'McicKen;iie Ave.  i'c������ 0 sj.LV a Ui biu  "prQTAIIPAM  Fir*-1 street lii'.-ir .Moi-ims Bank.  FoarJ by the v/eek $4.50  1 Meals     ���������> - 25c  Home   ni'Uli'   IJii'.itl,   Cake-  .-iinl    J-*i������js  fitf  sale.    Open  day ,and night..    Xo  Chinese C'llJ pll������������������>*'���������(!. ~~      v-  A. 'GOWHSY.  Proprietor.  Edison Standard  . . . Phonograph  vitif'>ui .<' - ' ' ���������' .(n'"V'jii,'i,:?i'-v'w'n  tiiU-c nml i- prn.liK-o nvr.i--!.*. comi"'''!-*.'  indialing. I'l'i.-'V.-iii'i-. l:o-n-o.1iicr-:-. liniss  Horn, .-a^iiliin* Sli;ivins.r Ku.v. Km-  Tutu.", f"'vruel** linir P'-it*1-,. Oi) Cm. also  One-half dozuii Kucoriis. and IjuuI'S of  Instruction.  PRICE   325.00  ...CHAS J. AMAN,..'  Brown, of New-West minster, moved  L'luit <il;iy in f.-iviii- ������if ledistribulion o!  -���������ellI--, hut finance minister Turner replied I hut I he Iimi' was not opporLum  ���������it t!u������ vii*I nf ,t si'SHon, aiid bt'sides Ihiii  lln; Douiitiioi) cctifti--, would be held  tn'Xl. yi-iir, hiuI It would be belief to  wait till iht'iii  (Mclnnes wanted the government to  agt-eo to bringing in a bill next session,  und Curtis maintained that- the Ross-  land riding was'nbt properly treated as  the riding should_really be divided into  thtee, with Rossland, Grand Forks and  Trail as'centets. The motion was voted  down.       J'' ��������� , , .  C'urliri" bill to prevent workmen being  brought into the province during  strikes without being informed first  that'a strike was o i was' voted down  by IS to 10. -   '   .     '���������  The supplemental.v estimates were'  presented Thursday night. One of the  chief items was $30,0C0 for the rebuilding of the lieutenant-governor's residence, wbic-h was burned down a year  ago. There is also an appropriation  of $10,000 to build a reformatory at  Vancouver. '    ',  le Muiiiepl Conneil  The city council held its regular  meeting on Friday evening. ���������  ; A petition signed by 57 ratepayers  requesting that the council submitcto  the eleciois a bylaw so* that they  should have an oppoitunity of .expressing, their opinion in reference to the  purchase of the plant and pi'Opoi'ty of  ^he Revelstoke Water,- Light and  Power* Company, was presented- tind  laid over for one week." -    *��������� ��������� *- ���������. ��������� -_������. ,* *;.-���������<���������  A communication was read frumvR.  E. Christison accepting the*H:ity couh-  cil's offer of $30 for, the use of his  shack as a> pest house, and loss of contents.  The' public works committee reported as follows : That they have decided that the MoKenzie Avenue sidewalk should be built with a space of  S feet between fence line and inside of  walk. The state of'the side hill oppo-  >ile John Lawsou's hous������* prevents the  'walk being built acct rding lo the wish  ufolhe petitionees s'gning the petition-  refeired lo the. committee.  The committee also recommend'that  the. sidewalk iu front of- It. Gordon's  .s'ip.p be raised G inches and1 that lie,'be  j-iven permission to build a crossing in  the sidewalk at a point just east of his'  shop in order- to give access to the  bluckstnith's shop at the rear of the  shop  Moved by Aid. Gordon, seconded by  Aid. 'Mc-Mahon, that G; S. McCartel*  be authorized to go with the delegates  from Greenwood and Grand Forks to  Victoria to endeavor to have the Railway Assessment Act' amended to'enable the city to collect taxes onC. P.  R. lands.    Cariied.  Moved by Aid. Newman, seconded  by Aid. Kilp.itiick, that Mr. Rebul  chece.'s tender beacci-ptcd for sidewalk  mi Dw-.f-liis siM-t't set-lion, at G cents  jier fno' mid lhut the public works  L-ouniiitii'i: be eiiipuweri'd lo let the  ii.il;iiice <if ihe sidi walk cuusti'iiction  \m������111; al (! cents per foot.fot' sidewalks,  c:(.s.-in^s and approaches.    Carried...  Mnvcil by Alt). Kilpatrick seconded  ly Aid. Patrick, I hat tho.cily clerk bo  in.ili ucted to notify all persons who  have ob&tiuciions ('n the streets"wheie  sidewalks aie lo Le built, to have ihe  .same. rctiiuNcd tit once.    Carried.  Moved by Aid. Kilpatrick secon/le'd-  by Aid. J>ewiiiai), that the Revelstoke-  Water, Light and Power Qompany be  asked to place before this cotiucil at its  next meeting the lowest figure they  will accept for their electric light and  water plant. . . /���������"  )  11  (rfiiLcial to Lliu .*\Iaii,.|  JjOjSiion,   Aug  ���������N  itelalions  Deal!1  tween   Houinania   and    li  becoming  more   si rained   and  wuv   is  almost certain.  Calgary Industrial Exhibition.  Iuyconni'cl ion   will)   (hin  exliili  "lilt:  cotiucil then adjourned.-  U't- i,..-vi'' i'VJCeiveiJ froln - the -Department of Agriculture a copy of the Statistical Year Book of Canada for TSOl),  (���������(impi ioiug 02-3 pages and replete with  valuable information. Further notice  of il. will be take.n in subsequent issues  oflhe MA'il-i  nbitioii  the C P: R. have announced a rait: of  $7.80 Revelstoke to Calgary ani! ri-luru  tickets to be sold on Sept 1 Jib to 15th  and good to return up to and including  a������th.  f.Ao fhl-. is only about half the one way  fare there is ik> doubt but th-il. a large  number of our cili/.cns will avail them  selves of Ihe cheap i ale,-to lake in tlie  fair, which far surpasses anyt m|.,ir iu  .that JiinV.west of Winn  GUN CLUB TOURNAMENT.    ���������  i   0  Revelstoke Wins Challenge  Cup and  ,   Vernoii���������'Co\van-Holten-Downs Cup. .  The   Revelstoke Gun  Club   Tourna-  i  , nent which took pla'cii on Friday and  Satuiday last, passed ui'l' very successfully notwithstanding the disagreed lib  weather and the fact that only tint  visiting team participated. The heavy  rains of Friday and the strong winds  of Saturday, are hugely responsible for  the low ' scoring. The following is a  summary of the scores,in the diU'erent  events :' ' ", -'  First event, 15 (argots���������A. J. McDonnell 12, A. Melliit'jl.Dr. Willi.-iiii.sO.  B. Dobei.-rO, G. Barber 8, A. JOvtms'S.  U. R. Skene 0, W; Anns! rung {,,. T. Ii".  ,L. Tttylor 4.    ,    ,'  'Second event, 20 targets���������McDonnell  16, Armstrong IS, Barber IS, McRae. 11,  Evans K), Taylor 10, Skene 8, Lawrence  8, Doberer 0: Williams 5.      ���������>   .  Third event,, 10 targets, doubles���������  McDonnell 0, Willian'is (>,' McRae 5,  At tiistroi'g -I, Jjarber 3, Doberer S.  Johnson S,Skene2, Evans 2, Lawrence  2, Taylor 2, '*-  Fourth event, team  shoot, five men,  20 targets,   Cowan-Holten-Downs Gup.'  ���������Vernon-IS. Revelstoke SI.   '      - ,  '.  Fifth event, 15 taigels���������Mt-Donn 11  12, Johnson 0, Evans S, Arinslrong P,  McRae.7, Williams?, Barber 7, Skene  6, Doberer 6, Picard -1.  . Sixth event,-15 targets, handicap���������  'Johnson 8, -VVTlltains 7, .Eva^is J',' Armstrong 7, McRae (3, Barber 5, Doberer 5,  McDonnell -1, Skene 2. McDonnell  handicapped 4 yards and'Williams 2  yards.     ���������.  Seventh event, miss .and oul, reversed shooting��������� McDonnell \2, -Evans 3,  McRae, ..William-', Baib'et, Dnhcrer,  .Armstrong,. Pie.-ird, and Lu[iton, each  0;    '-"y  ;   '��������� ;   r"'      *������������������'   ���������-  Eighth event, tcamshooi; five ltteii*'  20 targets, ,Revel.sl(ike  Challenge Cup.  ���������Revelstoke  1st. (Juhn&on   won-piize.  for highest Bcore), Vernon 2;id.,"'  .Ninth event, 15 targets���������McDonnell  ,10,'Williams 7, Evans 7, Armstrong-7,  Doberer (5, Powers 5, McLtae 1 and out,'  Barber S and out, Skene 2 and oul,  Picard 2 and oul, Luplon 1 and out.  Tenth event,, 15 targets, handicap--  John?onll, McDonnell 10, Williams 8,  McRae 8, Barber'7, Dob.;rer 7, Skene 5,  Armstrong 5, Evans 1 and out, Powers  3. McDonnell handicapped <L yards,  ���������Williams handicapped 2 yaicls.  Rifle shoot, 100'yards. 5 shots, po-si-  ble, 25-^R. Upper 21, -Sloueyx IS, W.  Armstrcfng 17..' ���������  Extra sweepstake, 10 targets���������Barber 7; McRae 0, McDonnell G, Arin-  ,strong-5, Skene. 4, Williams I, Doberer  3, Evans 3.  A.' J. McDonnell won the SO-SO c.-u-  bine for the highest aggregate score,  with a score of 72 out of a possible 10!;  A. McRae 2nd,  ��������� In the Merchants shoot, event No.  10, iv. D, Johnson was (ir&l, winning a  set of earvcis; A. J. McDonnell 2nd,  meerschaum pipe; Dr. William.-Sid,  pair of cut glass decaliters.  Tiie prize i'or the lowest score si ill  lies unclaimed al Mr. Guy iiarl.i r!s.  Tbe Gun .Club wi-.li in thank the  merchants and nihern w bo stil.scribi-d  so liberally .in I be sbonl, ���������  Stnbbopn Resistsnee.  (������������������r'.'.:':vl In (' e y,\\\..\  LoMXiy,   Aug.  2.<.'--T!if  f.^owiii^  Ics'uildi has been   leceiu'.l   fn.j'.u  l.i.i.i  lb.  bei is  engaged  iH^i,   Aug.   2U.--\\\:  ihe   enemy   for   ihe gieater  liaii. of the duv.      Genera!'Lvt ileum's  i  division  and   two  brigades of  cavalry  under General Biiller operated to I lie  -south west  of   Dalinauutlni.    General  French   with ,tw*o   brigades of cavalrv  moved   north   west of   Belfast driving  the enemy to I.e!*cnzly������on tlio. J-!elf;ist-  Lydenburg road.    As soon as General  Fietich reaclied   Lc|;enz!y, Pole-Carew  advanced    fromj   Belfast ' in    support.  The   enemy   in   considerable stieoi-lh'  apposed BuHei's  and   Pule Oarew's ad-  vanc-e.      He., brought     th.ree   'Long  Toms''.and many other guns, including  a   number  of   quick-fiting  guns, into  action.    A,hot and persistent fire was  kept-   up   until   dark.      Gen.   Puller  hopes  his casualties   will   not  exceed  fort)'.      Pole Carew    has  not  yet re-  poited.'    The Boer's   are making a de-.,,  ���������lerniiued   stand.   ��������� They have a large  number of guns, the country is difficult  of   access, and   well suited   for   their  ladies and   loss   favorable 'to  cavalry  chau any we- have worked over."  Getuma*Fai!M, Aug. 27.���������General  Pole-Carew came into touch with the  Qjers at {.their main position at Kala  ninth on Saturday and shelled the  plantation-east of Belfast: The Boers  replied with long range guns. General French on General Boiler's flank  exchanged shots with the Boers.but no  damage was done. ���������, c,-'  -An   ait'jliery-duel occurred  on the  Briiish   front, tlie-,--]2*pounders  boni-  barding }}\w������ Liners-'position   and'the '  -'atler-(b^pla) ing   great  enterprise   in,  haudliiii their ������uus which are strongly  * f* i-  ���������   The 'enc-m'y   evidentlv   intends--to.  slubboiiilv eiititest ihe ground betwueu  here and Machadodorp.  The, Boers weie beaten back'by  Bruce. Hamilton at Windburg and  General 0!ivier,icaptured. Tbe gist of  Loid Roberts despatch announcing the  capture of 'General Olhier, shows \\vxi  three of Olivicr's sous were also cap  ttire.rl in the at lack which the Boers  made from three sides of Windburg.  Lord Roberts adds that "General Olivier was the inuwug spirit among the  liners in the southeast portion of the.  Orange Riv?r Colony during ihe war.  ��������� Loid Roberts reports the casualties  in the recent engagements very lii������ht.  Buller killed half the gunners iu three  of the Duer commandoes.  binese Hope Still..  (Spociiil io'Tiii: ^I.vt.)  London, Aug. 28.���������The Chinese  have' not abandoned the hope of te-  talciug Pekin. Nine' thousand men>  wilh 10 guns are advancing towards  ihe city fiom Shan Tung, ptubably iu  tending to cui. oil" ihe allies communications.  Pekin   i.s    now   cle.ued   of   Chinese  troops.      The  Japanese   cav.dty have  Repot Is  tiee.ii t(cs[jalfhe.d to Mansau.  are lo hand thul the C'bine.M-  itijiet i-  family left Pekin tm .Vug. 1 lib and  set out for ihe ue.-vt after a .slant u-.st  at the village, of .M.-uis.-ui, escotled by  Ge.ier:d Ma willi OOOhoiseiuen and 20  wagons. There i.s no it nth in the.  despatch from Cl.ee Poo, -Vug. 21th,  saying :---" It is tuiiiored tbeie un  good authority that Russia, Germany  and Japan have declared war on China  and had invited Great Britain and tbe  United Suites tu retire from that  country."  Persi.iteut rutnois aie current in "t't.  Petersburg to the ellect that the allies  nave been defeated but the London,  despatches say the allies are taking  the agressive. und are occupying the  country aiound P'd'in.  The city council is cllrlailing thei'rex-  p.-ndil tin! and on the 1-t nf Sept the  services of one of the oi'llcials of law  and order w ill be temporarily di-peo-  :il!'. \-*  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  Zhe 'Rootenaie flfcatl S :bt 1��������� ������^r  PUBLISHED SEMI-WEEKLY.  --AT��������� ' ���������  ,    -REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  ���������HY���������  _ ������       ', I*. 11. CAMPBELL,  ""' '���������, PUULISHIII- AND PltOl'KIKTOJt.  Subscription   Price,   $2.00   Por   Annum  ADVERTISING HATES quot on application.     "'_ ' -J'  JOB PRINTING of every kind at most reason  able rales and shortest notice.  ACCOUNTS for job printing or advertising  payable on the first, ot^overy month.  COHllESPONDENCE'on all matters of local  or public interest invited and carefully considered. All communications to the Editor  must bo accompanied by the name of the  writer, not necessarily for publication, but  as an evidence of good faith.1'  Address  it  This Kootexay Mail,  l?evoMok-e. B.C.  r'JRSinV. AUGUST 23, iooo.  It is our misfortune, that a constituency .so vast in extent and so varied  in interests as Yale-Cariboo���������which  .includes not only Vale and Cariboo but  ., also Li lionet and all Kootenay���������should  have, but one ' representative in the  Commons, but as redistribution will  not take pla,-:e un'il after-next  year's census, it   will   be the  dutyr, of  ' the successful candidate, at the approach in it federal election" to essay  that almost impossible task*.    For four  years Mr. Bostock has filled that oner-  '' '  ous position and even his severest  critics will not refuse to accord him  praise for his efforts in behalf of his  constituents. Mr. Unstuck lias said  that he, will decline ro-nomination,  though his numberless faiends would  ,, liava it otherwise. (Should he adhere  to his determination it will become  necessary for the' Liberals, to unite upon another candidate. The magnitude  of the task of even canvassing the rid  ing   would   be  eno,ugh   to  appal most  " '��������� **  men and it will' be diflicult to find one  who will give as much time and attention to our needs as  does the present  'representative!  The, woik  of   choosing'a candidate  will devolve upon the Liberal  Convention to be held here on September Oth,  which gives  every promise of being a  most   successful     gathering. _    Every  section of  this great constituency will  be   represented    therein   and   judging  fiom the inieresit being displayed and  those who are coming  as delegate.:' we  may rely   upon   it that  the  best man  wiil   be chosen, for  tho vai ions delegations are made up of the most promin-  . cut men in   their respejtive localities :  men who are more  anxious lo foi ward  , Wk regret, to learn of T. E. L. Taylor's resignation from the lieutenancy  of No. 5 Company, R. M.Jrl.^-^ His  withdrawal, for the reasons assigned,  i. e., lack of interest by members, may  result in the disbandment of the company, a contingency to be regretted,  because we have no other local organization for the physical training of  young men.  Till'" Liberals of Rossland, Nelson,  ijlocan, Lillooet and Cariboo districts  have already, chosen representatives to  the convention- here, on the oth of  Seplember East .Kootenay, Kam-  loops and , Revelstoke districts held  meetings last night for this purpose.  Tjik civic police force will be reduced by one on Sept. 1st.. In view  of the condition of the city's finances  this is a timely move; none too timely  though, as the large expenditure for  police purposes-., in this city was unwarranted from the beginning.  IN THE ORCHARD.  Down In the orclianl, where the leaves  ' Play hide and seek all day,  I crossed the web the- shadow weaves  And came where Doiis toy.  Her arms were crcsped above her hair,  ' Her eyes were curtained close,  And on her, lip hc-r dreams bloomed fair  Ab on her cheek Die rose.  The little rosy apples leaned  Between the leaves to see;  The blackbird, by the pear bough screened,  Exchanged a glance with me;  The sunshine strove to part the boughs _.  . And kiss'her sleeping eyes;       ?    ���������"���������  But I turned ba^ck toward the house,   .   '/  For I, -for once,' was wise!  ������    ���������  ,,     -���������Pall Mall Gazette.  O'*'Oi������'0,������,O'������'0,������,O'������'0O>������>O'������'O'������,0i������-0>������,0*'0  * *  *    A  1Y/rELOr>Y    ?���������  6  o  4  6 It United a Pair of Lovers That Had O  t Veen KMt.ranged. '                   *  o  .   ��������� 9  o  0 Copi/ri(//it, 1000, by Urvin Wardman.     o  1 ", *    '             ������  John Chinaman in Britain.  '  There are very few Chinese in England���������only 707 all told, according to the  latest enumeration. Yet only three  counties are wholly without Chinamen���������Hereford, Rutland, and Westmorland. Most of our Orientals live in  London or its neighbourhood. There  are 302 in all London. There is only  one Chinaman in all Oxfordshire, one  in Huntingdon, one in Derbyshire.  The Chinese seem to like Ireland; theft-  area total of 112 in that island. But  they avoid both Scotland and Whales.  There are only 2!) Chinese in Scotland  and 10 in 'Monmouthshire and Wales.  Mo">!. of I he'Chinese in tbe country are  either government official* students-,  or domestic set vant*. And the females  are to the males as three to four.  Back from Tete Jaune Cache.'  Dr. R. C. Weldon, of' Halifax,'N. S!,  who has been up to the Tete Jaune  Cache mica mines, reversed bis intention of coming out by the Canoe and  Columbia rivets route, and came out  by the North Thompson River valley  instead. He arrived in town on Wednesday evening, having made the run  down in eight days, thu* breaking the  best previous record which was nfade  by J. F. .Smith in twelve days. The  doctor's time did not permit of .-us long  a stay^it the mine? as was at first in,  tended, in consequence of the difficul-.  ti>'s encountered on tbe way in. He is,  .however, satisfied with what he saw,  and intends giving itn   thorough  test.  For thi-* purpo.������e five men were left at  the interests of this const ituency and j t',e mines. As it is feared that the  province than to obtain nierelv a party i same horses would not be in   condition  iirlvantage. ' Ic i3 dollars to doughnuts  that the choice of the Iribcr.il Convention at Revelstoke on September oth  iH-  to make another trip this season, the  doctor is now comferring with J. F.  Smith nn plans for getting in .supplies  for a winter camp.    If satisfactory  ar-  wilb he   ihe   "next   representative ot j ,'-,���������!n-xeinent-s can be made the' men will  Yale Cariboo  Camd';.  in    tiie '   Common*   of , remain up for the winter,  if  not.they  ! will    come   out   in    October.- Inland  i Sentinel.  The preset)r- provincial government  apparent,!)' takes a? little interest in  its Revelstoke property as did its predecessors. The court house -"rounds  wltn.li have, been a lobular cyesose  owini,' to neglect arc now poMtiv el v \  indecent in their nakedness.  Calgary Industrial Exhibition.  In coriniM'lion   with   this exhibition  Ihe G. P: Ii. have announced a   rate of  37.80 Re.wlstoke lo Calvary and fefurn  lickets lo be bold on Sept. 11th   to   ).">tb  and good to return up to and including  Cannot l ](Ull<  some  olinit   be made to beautify them [     As I his isonly about half I he one way  for next, vear and make them available j'f'"'e there is no doubt but that a   large  for p.-u k purposes \      Mnnev  .pent for I ������'"������!>"'��������� nf -���������-���������-��������� <''<'*"������*- will avail l.b.-m-  .. ... ,," ,    i selves of the cheap rat<-\ lo la.ke  in the  tins nurpo.-e would on uoll spent.      It I .. .        , -  ,   , ���������., -  '    ���������  r     ' 'I bur. which far surpa-^'-s anything  in  ' I hat line west of Winnipeg.  need not cost much. Arrangements  iniglil be made lecipiocil. The city  no v.' pays ihe. ^overniiierit for keep of  pri.Minei.s, why not make their labor a  ���������set off and utilize, il on works such ;Lr>  tiiis. Probably Mr. Taylor, M. L. A.,  might be able lo help in this matter, if  he W--.3 interested in it.  Tin: cily council should offer a  premium for a plan of improving the  present walk on Douglas street lull.  YVheie the steps occur if, i.s positively  dangerous after dark. A streetlight,  on ihe opposite .side of the street  could be. moved over to the sidewalk1,  which would in  a measure assist pedes-  nKALKI)TKXr������KI{.Sa-]drc^--c-lto the under-  O   ���������'iK1     ���������  I'o-it, Office." will be. received (it thi-- office until  ���������d, and endorsed "Tender for K urn ion r/-  Thurs'd.iy. 13th September next, for _tlie jyi'jc  Hon of a Post Office. & c, at I&vnloops a. V.  according to plans and a .specification to be .'-ecu  at the Post Office, Kamloops on application to  I lie I'<M master and nt the Department of Public Works Otlaw.i.  Tenders will not be considered unless made on  the form --applied, and signed with the actual  .-ijrnat arcs of tenderers  An accepted cheque on a chartered bank pay'  able to tho order of the Minister of Public  Works equal to ten por cent (It) p. c.) of the  amount of the tender, inu?t accompany each  tender, this cheque will be forfeited if the  parly decline the contract or fail |a rjoirip'icte  the work contracted for. and -Kill bo returned  in case of tiori-aecep_t;--Jice of tcader. ��������� .    "  The Dop.irtmeiitrtdes not bind itself to accept  tho loweet or any tender.        ' '  Hy order  ..,.������������������ ...-..,, JOS. K. HOY, 7  t linns   to    iK'Sfutiale,   those  break-nty^tiv        '   ���������     '  ���������,,.,,., ��������� Acfiim Secretary.  .,.;���������_      n , ,/77;���������;��������� A*parlti)-"'  , fjt.ep.s at iii^ht       The c   ".' '    , J77.; 7'y^parlii)ciitof Piihlic W(irl<-:,  cily will hit/:;-''*" 'tHtftwa, Auyucit lutli, I'M,  By Ina Brevoort Roberts.  Omiriuhl, 1000, by I-Jrvin irardmcui  O'i'O''-0*O*0'''O-"0Ci-������'O'"'0'������-0-������'O*0*0  ��������� It was about half past 9 when .IncU  Sutherland \vrmdorod into a roof garden, less'because lie cared to be there  than because he could, think of nothing  else to do.  There had been a time when Jack's  evenings were not'spent in an-aimless  endeavor to make, the hours fly faster,  but that time vv.is i),ist. ,.  ' The orchestra -was crashing out the  music of a comic opera as he stepped  from the elevator, and ho leisurely  scanned "tlie crowd that, sat in groups  around small tables sipping iced  drinks,  All day the heat had been terrific,  and even now, although a breeze 'stirred the foliage of the potted plants, ft  humid haze still lingered in tlie air and  mellowed the rays of the colored lamps  that only partly dispelled the darknesu.  Their light was suuMcient to catch the  glitter in the jewels' of the women  nearest them, but .there were nooks  -where the friendly darkness'shielded  the faces of lovers and encouraged louder confidences.  ���������  As Jack passed a-number of those  couples'on his way to a-seat,"he turned  his .eyes impatiently toward the center  of the inclosuro where that part'of the  audience bad congregated which had  come to find amusement and forget the  heat,   c      -'. ���������-  The'retue murmur, of voiep.s p-ipgljng  with tho music was continuous, and  the. deep,.tones of, prosperous looking  '.'busine'ssvn-ien' blended wi'th the low  laughter of women who, despite the  heat, looked cool and fresh In tllPh  filmy gowns.  Jack nodded to one or two people as ���������  he dropped into a -sent. A waiter came  for his order, and after ho had given It  Jack lighted a cigar and, leaning back,  proceeded to take,note of the groups at  tho tables ucarest'hiin. It was one of '  his ways' of obtaining diversion, this  studying of the people about.him. lie  liked to watch the play of expression  ou the various faces and to speculate  about them.   ���������'���������.'��������� c  He did pot, however, enjoy watching  lovers. Jack had a line contempt for  sentiment. His ono love nffajr ha(]  been full of it, and it had ended badly.  Hut that.he had quite outlived bis love  and even his slight fooling of bitterness  inward the woman who had been able  lo cause him, so much paiu Jack often  assured himself.  Thoughts of Edith brought no accompanying heartache, and his feelings for  her now resembled thp'calm regard wo'  entertain toward friends of formei'  days from whom wo have parted. But  the affair had left him with a'cynical  dislike of anything that bordered ou  sentiment.  It amused him to think how rich In  the thing he now despised the days of  , his courtship and short- engagement  hfid been. Edith, has told him once,  with a pretty flusli ou her cheeks and a  liirhf in her eyes, that the sight of vlo-  I':ih always would'recall to her'mind  the time when he had asked her to he  his wife.  She find worn those flowers that  evening���������a monstrous .bunch of lliein  flint lie had sent her���������and Jack remembered how (heir perfume had filled tlie  tiny drawing room and In some Indefinable wny had seemed to blend willi  ihe soft light of (he shaded lamps.  It was pretty, ihut love affair nf  their.'-, but, after all. il hud been only  atf episode. He was glad that they had  discovered their mistake'in time, and  he was nble to look back upon that  portion of his life much as wc remember a dainty play that lifts 'us for a  time above the sordid cares of the  workaday world.  In the time he had known IfcT Edith  had roused him from his Indifferent attitude toward life. He always must  feel grateful to her for that. Jack told  himself, but the sight of violets  brought hlni.no i-"grcis.  The return of Hie waiter with the  drink he had ordered roiy.;r;', .T,rlC'K fyoni  his confemplalic-!! of nn Interestin������  group near hln The orchestra, had  brought the !''7...inf music oftheopera  to a close and was playing an alluring  waltz.  (To be ntiithiUcd.)  AltGE 'AND   WELL   LIGHTED  SAMPLE ROOMS.   Healed )���������>-  ������ hot air nnd electric belts an  liglil in every room.   Free bus nice U ;.l  trains.  REASONABLE  RATES. "  Night Grill Room in connection for Ihe  convenience of -aie.'ts arriving and (le-  parting by night trains. Hourly street  car between hotel und station.  JOHN V. PERKS PROPRIETOR ��������� ��������� ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������'������������������ " REVELSTOKE, B. C  " ' * if  me tnanngeinenl  ' QUEEN'S HOTEL,  TROUT LAKE CITY,  $l; PER DAY^^^ss^  "Newly Built. c'  Lighted by Electricity  Throughout.  Best Brands of  Wines, Liquors and  Cigars.  R.. CALEY, PHOP'R,  O-O-OOC-OO O<K><^0-O-0<)^<^0<><><KK>'0-CK>-  ...JN   J. A;','Stone, Proprietor.  \ Rates, $r per day.  Electric lighted,'furnace heated      ���������'   .   .'  . ���������  _ ���������- - ������������������. . .���������-    ��������� .   .. ���������. .   ,_._ t-J  Newly built and furnished. . .;   ��������� '  Finest and best supplied bar       . ,   ���������'  it   * - ... .in the city . . . ." ,    -���������  ,cCor. Front and Benson Streets, Revelstoke, B.C!  o  irfuus  fin     Furniture..and Undertaking,  \3\js^ Repairing & Upholstering Done  Waiehnuric.iii c<*mieclio;i  Cur slnrjtpe'fif f.-irnily ;ind ntber ftn i.ilure,  trunks, i't'e., at'iiitmllilj* nr otber r.-ites.     Ajjenlb for U.-iymnml Sew--  inc ^lachine.      . ��������� . j? ' ,       ������  Established 1886.  ��������� ' Incorporated 18^5.  9  MeLennan, MsFeely k Company, Limits  ,   Dawson, ,.Y. T.       Vancouver, B, 0.  <=   ' IMPORTJCllS AND .JOHBKItS OF  Trfin," Steel,   Glass,   Paints,    Oils,    Metals,   Stove.-*,   Tinware,   Guns, ete., elc  WE MAKE-A SPECIALTY  OF SUPPLIES for Mines, Mills, Bl.u-kuii.iths  Railroads; O.inlructorH, Lumberman, etc.   .Agenls fur: ���������-  Giant, Po'.vil'.-i-Co.      Fnirbnnk'-Scales.      ^ciiik-IVh Kn-jHi-h Ft'isc.   ' Majestic  Ullages.      Cnnf,on .MininySLecl.    . SpnoiiGi-'d Copporliie.  Registered Trademark  "Sunset."  Slc<;l Uiiygcs.  gaggCiUf..1!'. ��������� .^ J^-TT  ������J.'.~L������l^XZ3Z^TZ&JjLMJMVillLjmKMmUtUMJUUILMUiSIVK������  THE B. 0. ASSAY AND CHEMICAL SUPPLY CO. (LIMITE2).  e" (fi-ili- ]\I;icF.iiIanc <fc Co.)  VANCOUVER,    B. C.  We .-ire iM.-innfafliircr"! and direct Tmjuw'li-i-s, mid carry a I.-irge slock (,f  Balanecs, Furnaces, Fire Clay Kncds, Srii'iit.ihV and Practicai Books, Glas.s\\ ,-n c,  [--l.'i l.i nn in ,u:n( xls, Acids Chemicals and a li ol berAssnyer'sand Miner's rc(|iiin-riieiit.>-  Sole Al-i'dIs lor Moigan Crta-ible Coiii|iatit, 'Battersen, IJecker Soils' D.-d-  anccs elc.  Cataln^'ii''.-iiid foil pa rl iciil/irs ui>nI a i --i|>|ilical ion.  1  L-i.ife sample rooms.    Fire  I  proof   safe.      Free 'bus  *  meets all infiii.i. - ������������������"-���������;=-. , .  i  i  fiuorporated by act of Parliament 1865.  HEAD OFFICE - ' -    ���������.        MONTREAL  W.M. Molsox MAcrHRUS"N, Pre-.       S. II. Ewino, Vice-Pres.  .Iaaikh Elliot, (jlencrfil Mana-rer  PAID UP CAPITAL - . $2,,7o,odo  RESERVE - ��������� .     *     . .        ,,850,ooo  ifenei'iil banking b\i������-,itmsH transnctcl.   Interest allowed on dclroalts at ctirl'clit rules.  J. D. MOLSON, Manager.  BEVELSTOKE, B. 0.  ii) W  Sim   ii 111  There comi's a time now and I ben wlie  ���������VOi*v~  n-very yenlleman   feds the need  (,f ���������n  .���������X(rp .omjllysjvbsb >uu) Wi.)|.,.,���������n..,arP|her sultof clothes.   The rc',������i  may  be a( .veildiner.a reeepUon,  ���������, jotu-ney ������������������,'. Pr,,n. hfllS iS  fM.H-lion     rbal is  .������������������ ii,,,,. t���������������vnl������l  a.cha.u'-e fit.    Thatis P   i m  above all others tn Rive (be order In me  ILS0N, The Tailor  'ii  ��������� ;  I  'il  ^.���������.tf*^*^���������^,^^^^!^ &  THMtOOTENAYi MAIL  ���������^'. .  ! His Last ��������� Invention,  Sit Failed Like the Rest to ,       <*  ^ Do Its Work. ������  (r  , (Cuntimi-.'d.)  dynamite bomb which would explode  by the Plow action of an acid eating  through a barrier of cement. One of  Jiis past failures had left him with the'  . dynamite on his hands. It vvas inclosed in a carefully welded iron case joined strongly, so that once,the case was  closed il could only'he opened by the  exorcise'of considerable force. Ft vvas  connected as slrongly, to an iron chain  which the inventor fastened around  his waist, joining tlie two ends with a  ��������� Vale padlock. When lie had locked it,  lie laid tlie key on Ids anvil and willi.a  stroke of his  hammer heat  it out of  "Bhapo. '        ' ���������     "  To gel nwny from his anvil and tools,  Willi Ihe chance they slill offered him  of changing his mind and hreaking the  chain round his waist, as Well as to  save'thc empty iiouso from needless In-'  Jury,-*'the inventor put on his hat nnd  walked out into the country road ttia*  SlK'tehcd la iVcnt of his "lonely dwell-'  ing.    i    ��������� '.     . . ,- ��������� " i  He walked along rapidly, anxious '.  while his'determination remained Firm  lo place,as great a distance as possible  between himself and any chance of undoing his handiwork. 'There was not a  soul abroad, of course,' at such an hour,  and Giirdon had' no fear of injuring  anybody but"himself by the explosion  , that now he was'expecting every moment. When the road -_topk hjm near  any habitation.'he niacjo a wide circuit  to'keep'it outs.ido the range of the dynamite bonih, round his waist. With  the same liiouglilfulness'for others he  I , _ ��������� c-  I Lowell, of whom  (hey knew nothing,  but Agassiz. who Find become famous  .in   the ,coi!!mo::p!ac{,> .world   through  laving refused r.n\ !m>'- lu-fore r.u ���������*������'(���������������������������  from ihe emperor til ihe F;vm-!i (  kei-per.-'liiji ������r  tin'1 .hiniiu  -!es  i'lanies  ��������� and a scnaio'-ship if,he would come to  Paris and live." Such an incredible and  disinterested love for America and science   in   our   hemisphere   had ' lifted  Agassis iulo an elevation of popularity  which was, beyond all scientific or political dignity, and the selectmen of the  town appointed a deputation' to welcome hiin and hi? friends to the region.  A reception, was accorded, and they I IQs.f*  time,   having   In ken  care   to   provicle j "^''v *������*  themselves vvith an engraved portrait    e?*?S'l*  of the scientist to giutVd against a persona l ion nnd  waste of (heir respects.  The head of the depuration, after having carefully compared Agassi/, to the  engraving, turned,i-ravcly to his followers and said. '.'Yes. n'x liini." and they  proceeded   vvith   the .same  gravity   to  shake hands In their order, ignoring all  the other lumiimrie:'.  l������i.Y-&  f i lie \AiXX  'e  "J-V  4^X  4*$&  ���������4  ���������L  /-  ~v-'  .!<*?  can  slopped   when ��������� after' about   half   an  hour's walk he caught sight of tlie figure of a woman approaching him.    lie  was like a man vvith the plague, whom  it   was   dangerous   to  approach,   and  Ralph was about to turn precipitately  rind get out of the woman's way when  something in her^ligure struck him as  familiar.    The night  was a-moonlight  one,  and   in   the   middle of  the  road  where she was walking it was as clear  ���������    as noonday. "^ second'glance fold lii'u*  jjiat his suspicion wns'Vight. ��������� Ft was  Deborah Dene hurrying along the road,  lathe complete surprise of seeing her  Iu' such a spot at  such an  hour tlie  .   thought'qf his inVontipn wpjjt plear'out  pf his hpnij.   It was-'dpo to go off at  any moment now, but Itnlph was so'as-  toiiishcd that he actually forgot its ex--  ��������� istence.-      .  ,,   lie hurried forward.  '���������  *'Ppl>." lie said, ���������'���������'what are you doing  hereV"       .   ���������  J-'or answer, the girl"flung her arms  " round  his neck and  burst, into tears.  .Sh,e bad  hurried as fast as the train  could bring her to him immediately on  'receiving liis letter with its hint of suicide and had 'walked from tbe nearest  station, three miles farther up the road.  expecting to reach  his house phly in  time to fituj (liui a,corpse.   Slip, sobbed  'for five minimis on his"breast* without  being able to speak a word in'the relief  of finding him alive.  - Thp !ctf,pr wliiph lip hpd rppeh-pd and  Whiph she was supposed to have writ- ���������  leu   she  had   never   heard   of except  through his'reproi*ehp9.   It was a forgery,   no  doubt,  concocted   by  some  Bl'iteful acquaintance of his or hers to  ���������ruin their happiness.    She loved him  with  her  whole  heart and  souj,  she  sobbed, pud coujd pever dream ot Siv-  Ing him up.       _ *  : It seehied to poor Ralph Gardou, who  loved her more than his life, that the  gates of paradise had opcued. To find,  that all . the mental agony through  which he had passed had been without  cause or basis made hi in feel the happiest man in the world.  It was actually not until he clasped  Ids sweetheart in his arms with every  doubt and suspicion removed that (he  consequent pressure of the bomb  against his Ileal) reminded him how in  n few minutes at most it would blow  him (o atoms.  *        *   .,  #        *        *        *        *  This siory was. loid lo me as true by  a friend of mine who knew (he interest  I take in ihe subject of suicide. He  stopped when he had reached this point  iu his narrative, sis if it vvas concluded.  "And wore I hey both killed?" I asked  with interest.  "Oh, no. ' They were married shortly  nftc'rwrird. Garden gave up frying to  Invent from thai night ttnd became  pretty siU'CMst'iii when he fowud his  feal forte-tr.li' writing." -  "Bunhe Fiomb"'" I asked. I was not  Interested iti the ninu's subsequent career. My friend oi'eteuded to look surprised.  "My dear fellow, you don't think a  machine. could possibly work when  Ralph Gardon had invented and'made  It.!"���������Chicago News.  Whets  n  Rnoli-'lor  Pays Cnlls,'  - An unmarried man. in calling at A  house where there are a' mother and  daughter or any married woman, and  other women.relatives, leaves one card  for the host and hostess, one for the  daughters and one for any guosU'who..,  may be staying villi them. Xo matter  how many there may be in the family,  he,should Ieavo.no more than three  cards. ^ Whatever the l.erms ou wjiich  he may'stand with the brothers or other masculine ..members' of the family,  he leaves uo cards "for them at'lho time  of making his general call on the family. The'exception is the'head of tlie  house, and he leaves a card for him after he has had a cqll from him or its social equivalent, an invitation.���������Leah  Lanceford in Woman's Home Companion.-*., is...  't    *'  ���������������������������** n. _e  -A" $ Vtr*  .4**4,  *?������  ts*  Xh  X?t  4<$&-  t r "^r  u  ���������t%t  '. 1   ' ���������?*  f    .'     i  &   ^*, ���������  t   I"'   ',  **t ''* ������������������?!  !9 v ^  ^j-  ���������������,  ^���������?i  jr. eX  tit  ���������Zf  Of  Conrse.  Miles���������I want to purchase a thoroughbred cow, but 1 don't kuow how  to'look up the pedigree. '   "  Giles���������Why don't you look in a cattle log?���������Chicago News. *  a.diiy people iB "every walk of liife,  and particularly traveling ,men, seem  to have* a craze for abbreviation. On  almost every page of the hotel regjstt1''  may be found sonic unique; rWdc of  abbrpyiatiqi*.    -        r  Two nbbi'eviaiio'ns that have' been  ���������noticed are "X. O." and "Z. 0." -Anywhere" but in ihe residence column of a  hotel register they would,hi- very pua-  ���������slin^-. \'pf course It.Is easy to understand that the "0." means,Ohio, and as1'  there is but one town iirVhat'state that  begins with "Z," Zanesville. nnd but  Que the name of which begins with  ������,V' Xpnia, it-Ms easy to understand  tlie abbreviations, and they save a"' lot  of time and ink. .   ,   i  1'llWQi'th" is not po easy to understand'perhaps, but when "Kansas" is  written after it i.s easier. Another  puzzling' abbreviation is "10," but  when it is "Chattanooga, 10," it is not  hard to read. Columbus is usually  writ fen "CoR" and Chioagvj ���������������������������Ogo'."  The flua] "-h" in me old fashioned ,way  pf spelling Pillshurg. which has been  almost entirely .dropp-.-d "lsewhere, ia  usually used in the .���������ililii-eyj-ilion wh>h  inost I'iilsbip'gar.s .write Ci'gh.") no'wo-  ilaya.���������Chicago Chronicle.  4  We  have always been noted for the  ..������  fine" quality of otir work������-that?s why we  are  always busy.      ".Cheap, and inferior  *r i  printing costs' the same as good printing,  therefore why not get the best. Our  f I j prices'are always Teasonable. If; in need  of fine printing, write or call on us at once,  we are never too busy to attend to all orders.il?  T'������^  f J*  ff4  $**h$f?f%%4<>^%^^^^  Pence nl Any f'rlpe,  Two old Indies were next to each other in a station bus. One of them wished to have the window shut, the other  to have it open; ihe conductor'was called to decide the question. One said if  U were open she would catch cold and  (Jie; the other said if it were shut she  would die of apoplexy.  The conductor did uot know what to  do, when" nu old man. who had been  elttiug quiet In a! corner, said: ,  "Open the window, friend; that will  kill one of lliein. Then shut it, and we  shall be rid of the other and have  some pence." ���������Ixm'iou Answers.  c  As   a  aioro Thar.  genili'iiiau  a Hint.  vvtis   having  his  Af-tinr-i/. fit the Siirnnac.  The whole Saranac community was  en tho qui vive, says W. J. Stillman in  -������he Atlantic, not to see Eojereon qh  luncheon in the coffee room of a small  hotel lie was much annoyed by another  visitor, who during the whole meal  stood with his hack to the tire, warming-himself and watching him partake  of his repast.  "At length, unable to endure It aDy  longer, he rang, tlie bell' and said:  "Waiter, kindly turn that gentleman  round. I think he Is done ou that  side."  The hint was taken.���������London Standard.  Artfnl.  ' "Shrewd fellow, that Blip-gins," Eaid  one young man.   "He's a natural dip������  lomat."  "IIow did you find it out?"  "I asked him to lend me a dollar."  "And he got away from ItV"  "Xo.   lie said he hadn't a dollar, but  he'd lend me five, i might forget about  $1.   But he could remind uie of ?5."���������  Washington Star.  Spanish beggars do not think it necessary to conceal their cigar vyhen asking alius. Smoking is considered as  necessary as breathing to every human  b'.'h'g out of tbe crudle.  DAILY TOURIST.  ;        CARS  To   ST.   PAUL,  Wednesday .and Sund;y  To TORONTO,  And  Every11 Friday  To    MONTREAL     8-iid  BOSTON,,   ,  passing' Revelstoke us follows :  Eastbo.und 4:45,  WestbottM^l:34,  " IMPERIAL  LIMITED."  Piiniplilel.- I'tiriii.-du-d free  E. J. COYLE,        T. W. BRADSHAW,  A. G. P. A.,  Agent,  n-gvuli-toUe.  Kootenay Railway  ���������'' .    Navigation Company  **' Limited.  OpcniLing Jva-ilo & Sliiwiii Hallway.'  Inlcniiitioniil XuviK.-ition & Trmliny -  C'oin;jiiiiy.  Schedule of Time���������Pacific Standard Time  KflocLivc.I'Vo. l.sl, 1900.  Kaslo & Slocan Railway  'I'iisscnafcr train for S.ui.Iom and way .stations  leaves Kaslo at 8 a.m.; ii.iily, i eturniii^, li-avc-s  Santlon at 1.13 p.m.. niTivma nt lv.-ihio .'i.oy p.in.  International Nn^'i������^aticn and Trading  ComJ.>an,y  Opoi-H'.inj; on Knolcr.a.v l/.-iki-and Ilher.  ���������S.S. IXT -ItNATIONAI, IctlVl'S l\as!o f<i|- Xi.Ispi  .it i! n.ni. daily cx'-i'i'l Si'inl.-ij: ri-turniiir.. Ic-av������-.  Xcl.soli at l.SII p.m.. ..-I'linu- al I'lill'mir. ill-  I'ay, Aiii.swoi'tli. iiul all way piiinlK: cunii''ct-  wii'li S. K. & X. tuain )" and Irom .^pol.iinc. at  Ki\uJIil������ Point.  Lardo-Duncan Division    v  c AaFKII   .\I.I5KI."I'A.  SicaniiM' Alliorlti U-nvo ICnslo for Lnnlo and  A>-^( urn at Si.'IO p.m. Wednesdays.  Sl.(!iuuui-������u.ill ill pi-ineipi'.l ldinliiiKS  in   both  diivetioiis, and at other points when signalled.  Ttokt-ts sold lo all points in Canada and the  United StiUes/  To a-ic-ei'lain   rates   and   full   information,  addru-s.-:  110UJCIIT 1RVJXG,  , OCEAN STEAMSHIPS  [ '   Royal Kail Lines.  Cheapest Uoute to the Old Country.  AFjLAN LiXE-Froin Jrontrcol-''  IJarisian    -                                    - \i""'->."i  hic-ilian    -      ���������             ��������� .    "   at.,,  i  Tunii-iiin  -      -      ���������'    -      -    ���������-      - "7  N-.iinidian         -;.... j-  Corinthian    ; , ������������������   ���������*>  nO.AHXIOX LIXK-Fi-oin 3Ionti'cal.  Dominion         -1"             ��������� Ani'. '2~i  Cambroin-in              -             ���������             -  ^u' ]  Vancouver -      ��������� ,. " ������'   ij  UKAVEH LlXE-Fi-om Jronlrenl,  Lake Superior  Lake Oniiirio  Montforl  Lake Champlain  J.a.kc Megan tic  -  Aug.-."-!  ������������������  VJ  Sep. 7  "    I-J  -   in  Prtsscncei-.s ticketed. IliroiiKh to all parts of  Great IJritain and Ireland, and at speeiiillv low-  rates to all parts of the European continent.  Apply to nearest railway or steamship agent or  lo    ..  T.  W. BRADSHAW.  Agent.  Rovclstoku.  S tf  Manager, Kaslo, 13. C.  Canadian Pacific Navigation Co. I/d  ALASKA   ROtfTE.  Steamers for U'rannf.-!. Juneau and Skagway  leave Victoria  Every "VVednGsday at Q p. la.  and Vanconvi r  Every Thursday at 2 p. in.  Steamers for Xorthern British Columbia ports  leave Vieloria and Vancouver \Veekly.  Hates, ute.. 011 fipplieotion to  (*. S. DAXTI'.R.  1 >.'r.oral Pn-'ent'er At;iiil,  \ ���������' i.n-iii, |!. C.  TIHVEEl    TABLE  . S. S. " Lardeau."    l  I.'iiniiing helwecu Arrowhead and TIiuiimim <  Ltiiiding eoinineiieing .Mine 10, ljxxi, will -jiil.-:-.  follows (weal her permitting) :  Leave Arrowhead for Thomson':- L-hkIi'iik  and Comnplix at 7k. daily.  Leave Thomson's Founding and Comaplk for  Arrowhead at 17k. daily, eoniieeling willi all  C. I*. ]{. trains and boats.  The owners reserve the right to change times-  of sailings, without notice.  THI': FRED IIOIUXSOX LUMBER CO. LTD.  F. 110DFXS0X,  ^Managing Direetor,  Highest Cash PriCR Paid for  a All-shlpiviont*: arc t-X'tniibieti byraea-*  ft soon as'f.ncy arrive Piotnpt ulurtis a.v  t| surcd. l'riccs iii-c too hijrli to warrant  ������ noldihK -?notls- ftn- ������nliy 1'ni.lli nt liiu.-.-  3 You should keep pos-tcd om iiierr t'iri.s  gj J'ou get frotn  |] G. XV SAltV^-ir,  H 1'. 0. lit*:- G.'l Agn 1 f������-.r .!a-- L"::i!*������i>  ,t] ���������\V5r.ni-ieK. Mm.  f^S?KS5������!!3gSSSS^9^3SE3E3j:  Mja-W������M.m!jmlmn.������  IHWIWWl>WIVJ������tlU..Wm,K.������iVWWIiaMI.'.l'IW4t^TO������JlW������jSI������l,l)11J������l|li>a  mma^rmmmmmmmmtsmm It  -  W-  f HE KOOTENAY MAIL  9.  9  $  9  IF  ^-^5*  *?  s������ Cameras,  I  #���������  rapine  es  A. Dallas, J. M. Doyle. No instructions were given to the delegates, each  one being allowed a free hand.  "We have just opened a large  shipment of  $  I  !  S  9.  Kodaks,  c  Chemicals, $  (-i plates, tilms and  <-voryt,hing,re- $.  9 quired for the ainalfuir0 photo- 9.  J graphs.     Uall  and' see. ' them. J  * Everything'new and up to date ^  i at'the ' ������  CanadaBrug&BookGo I  9.  Revelstoke Station. 9  - -'J  9.  9.  LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  ,    Sandy JMcllae.left  this morning for  the Lardeau. "  ' J. W. Bennett, has rctttrnerl  from  business trip to'Kast Kootenay.  Mr.  Fraser,  saw  miir'proprietor at  Edmonton, was a visitor yesterday.  Alex. Cummins, merchant, of Ferguson, is spending a few days in the city.  The  ii; city g.'ithvred in over $100 last,  week from commercials selling goods  without a license. ?  F. .). Deaue. pioprielot and editor  of the Inland Sentinel was a visitor in  the city on Sunday. ������  J. Guy Barber has gone up the line  to Field in his oflicial capacity as C. P.  11. watch'inspector.  Furnished rooms to lei.  .1. C. Hutchison, opposite  Atuiv barracks.  Apply  to  Salvation  ,o  " The. Misses Levequo returned Fiiday  evening from Greenwood where they  have been visiting their sister Mrp. A.  J. Jackson.''  E. B. Parkinson, deputy collector of  Inland revenue, from Vancouver, spent  a couple of days in town last week on  oflicial business.  Thtt'social dance, in the Oddfellows  hall Friday evening last was well attended notwithstanding the siormy  weather and an enjoyable time was  spent. The party broke up about8a. m.  ' On Friday evening Rev. S.'J.'Thompson united in the holy bonds of matrimony Mr. Daniel Murray, of Nelson,  ���������and Miss Li da Corning, of Revelstoke.  The bride was assisted through the ordeal by Miss McMillan and the-groom  by Mr. Fred Crick. After the ceremony a reception and1 dance took place  -.it the City Hotel. The happy couple,  left Saturday moi ning for their home  in Nelson.  CERTIFICATE OF  IMPROVEMENTS.  Norici:.  Seattle  Mineral   Claim,   situate in Ilia Revel-,  ' stoke Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Where located, on Downio Creek.  Take notice that I, J. M: Kellic. free miner'.-*  certitieate Xo. R. loWTJnlend li!' days from the  dale hereof toapplv to the Mining heeorder for  a Certificate of Improvement,for the purpose of  obtaining a crown grant of Ihe above cloiin.  And further take notice that action under  section 37 mu.-tbo commenced before the issuance of such eertitiate of improvements.  Dated this tim\ day of August, 11)00.  .'- J. M. ICELLIE.  (r. S. McCartei- left Saturday night  for Victoria as representative' of, the  city on a delegation to the legislature  for the purpose 'of endeavouring to  have the Railway Assessment Act  amended so that, taxes may be collected  on O. P. R. lands. The city clerk received a wire from Mi'. McCarter this  morning stating that the amendment  had been made as desired arid passed  its third reading. The taxes on the C.  P. R. lands in Revelstoke will amount  t\i about $1300., '    '-'  The Australian Comedy Co. gave two  very successful performances on Friday  and Saturday of last week. On Friday  they presented "Sapho" to a small but  appreciative audience and on Saturday  evening they played ,"His Night out"  to a crowded house. They are a company of artists superior, 'to anything  that.has played in Revelstoks for a  number ot years. "The company aie  making a tour through Canada whence"  they go to South Afi;ica.   ���������  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIC'I'.  Ilardpan Mineral Claim.-situate ill the Revelstoke Mining Division of West Kootenay.  .Where located, on Carnes Creek.  Take notice thai I, J. M. ICellie. free miner's  certificate Xo. 15. 1.-JSII7, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the  above claim, . ' .  And cfurther take notice that action, under  section 37, must- be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvement:-.  Dated this 28lli day of July. ltWU,  'J. M. KELL11S?  For Sale  Our livery and ( freighting business  with stage' line ivfid mail contract in  connection, including'' 45 head of  horses, harness, saddles, stages, freight  wagons and ore sleighs.  Atiy part'of above sold to suit purchaser. * For particulars apply to  CRAIG and HILLMAN,  Thomson's Landing, B. C  -Father Fay,in Town!  Father Fay, do you remember him ?  He was a pioneer all the way through  (he "mountains to Vancouver-. . His  fiiame is a familiar one amongst.old  timers who all knew him in' the-old-  construction days. His was a familiar  figure' along' the tote, road, riding oi  walking from camp to camp, minister-,  ing lo both the. spiritual and temporal  wants of all, irrespective,, of creed or  nationality,' beloved' of all for his  countless kindly acts and, words.  1 Father Fay spent Sunday and Monday in town renewing the acquaintances of long ago. Time has dealt  kindly with him and his form sterns as  rugged nnd his voice as,cheery as-when  he went amongst/ the, for the most  part, rough, hard, men engaged on  construction, sharing with theur their  meals and beds which were more of tin  than not equally h-ul. Hejs full of  reminiscences of .those stirring times  and recalls many an adventure'which-  tuin-ble scraps last week, as a result of \ lw< passed into the history of the con-  which there   tire   some   hand   painted ! struction of this part of  the great rail-  ; wav.     Father   Fay  is  on   his way to    ��������� | Scotland .where he purposes'spending  ������������������portsnik-n   who  were ; his  declining   years    in .   well-earned  Kootenay Lodge  No. IS A.P. & A.M.  GSjtS*  *~ *<������������������ The regular nfecting.*  gSS^"      are held ill the Mas-  ~i"'       .  onicTeiiiplo. Rourne  rJlall,' on  tbe   third  "Monday   in  each  month  at   8  p.   m.  Visiting   brethren  cordially welcomed.  PRATT   SUCKET.VRY.   ',  REVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. P., No. 25.  J~ -fcjJLo-.     . Regular meetings arc-held  ' &@H}S&sM&<L   i" Oddfellows' Hall every  9&&fMsM^pk Thursday night at eight  ^���������^^0^0^ o'clock.   Visiting brothers  ^t^tf^X^p-   cordially welcomed.   ,  N. T. EDWARDS. K.G.       J. A. STONE, Si*c.  SELKIRK LODGE, NO. 12, 3. O. O. F.  ' '' Meets even* Tuesday  evening in Oddfellows'  Hall at 8 v o'clock.  Visiting brethren cordially' invited to attend.,,-  13. IIAXBURY', N.'G.  . >. " W. MATI11E, Sec.  There was an epidemic of rough and  faces around town.  The   Vernon  here   participating   in  Ihe   gun    club; repose.     He will visit South Kootenay  and   go   east'over the Crow's Nest to  tournament   returned    home   Sunday  evening well satisfied w ith their visit, j Winnipeg.    Oftaw-t    and    Montreal,   ���������  i thence on to Edinburgh, and Dundee���������  his   native   town.     It used to be said1  that  he and   Archbishop Tache were  We regret,  to announce that Mrs.  Voting of Souris, .Man., who is visiting  Mrs. Atkins, fell,from her bicycle Sun-  nay afternoon, spraining her ankle  badly. -     >  the. most widely   known   men   in   the  great   Canadian   west,   and  now   the  west will know the kindly old priest    ' ! no   more  unless, indeed, the.  old long-  .,     ,   , . ���������      , ... :    | jng should   pt'ove  too much for him in  Pi osbvtery ot Ivarnioops will meet in        '*      .       ,      ,,.       , ' ....  ,,      ,,  " ,    :    .       ',.,       ,    . i I.ho quietude of his retreat, away olr   in     r r  Ihe   Presbvtenan   ( hnrch   to-morrow, ���������        . J , II  ,'-   . ,    ,   r     .i ,. i auld Scotia nor  be should (eel-mine to     I  J  evening at ��������� o clock for the pm pose  of ! 'MU-,1 .    . ,.  ' leave   his   bonf"-.    not   on   hi'-   native j  B. R. .ATKIXS,  ���������    .   C. R.  COURT MT. BEGBIE  I, O. F,,No. 3i61.  M!octs in the, Oddfellows  Hall on the second and  fourth Mondays of each  month. Visiting brethren   invited  to attend.  0. W. MITCHELL,  R. S.  ���������a.;  H. HOLD10M  ANALYTICAL CJlIiJMIST AND  Roval School of Mines, London.  Seven years at Morfa Works, Swansea.   ,  . Seventeen   years  Chief   Chemist  to Wigan  ��������� Coal and Iron Co., Eng. '  Late Chemist and As.--ayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Every description  of assay and analytical  work undertaken  Claims examined nnd reported upon.  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  J.  W. CROSS, M. D.  CITY HEALTH  SURGEON TO THE C. V. H.  OFK1C1CH.  Ollice: Taylor Block, Mackenzie Avenue.  -ArtVFSY & McCARTER  .1.1   illlll'l' a?i     U.l.MlU , ,       ,.    ,   . , . rii-r-r  .j    -_;,;       ���������   -,      ���������         h'-ath   but in the   and ol   his adoption     -'-''''  Alter   ilie   ni(iuct.ioin   ' I  inducting Hev. W. ('. ('alder as pastor  of (he   church.'  refreshment* will bo served by the  ladit-softhe congregation. A coidial  invitation i> exlendorl to all. Rev.  311. ('alder will airive on to-night's  I rain from Wapella, Assa.  where It; has wrought so long and so  successfully in the services of his  .Master.  Amongst     Ihe     many     mementoes  ftoasuted   by   Father   I-'ay  is a letter  from Sir William Van  Home in which  , the then president of  The  1,7 P. K.   re.-.  Tl.e bioycle .'.'.ce>   which  were  Lo  be    f(.,:s (o him ,,s   ,.Ul(1  ofticial chaplain,"  rmolTlasLlI'Viday   evening had   to   he    a lill(. wlli(.|, jH> ha^lir,.]y (,.r..efl.  .   .  post polled   on   aciount   of   the   rainv  ii ... ���������     ���������- ���������<������   weather.    Arraivjemonls    nave    been  made foi ihem n/t.-iko placeon  Labor j Settlement Further Away than  Ever.  HAItniHTKMH, MfJIjfClTOIt.-l, I'lTC.  i;kr :  Moi,so.s*.-;   FIa.vic   Block,   IIkvki.-  stoici., H. (!.  Moncv to loan.  Office-: Revelhtoke. B. C: Fort Steele, B. C.  Gi:o. S. McCiiiTKit, .1. A. Hai-vi'V,  RevoNtokc', H. C. Kort .Steele, B. C.  REVELSTOKE  Day,   Monday  next,   weather  permit  ting.  At a iweiing of Ihe Liberal Association bift evoning delegate" were .elected to represent ReveKloke at the convention to bo held here next, week.  The representation of the riding was  apportioned as follows, Naku*| }1,Conia-  plix, Thomsons Landing and Arrowhead I, Trout Lake 1, Ferguson I, arid  Revelstoke C. The foi lowing delegates  for- Revelstoke were elected :--W. M.  Lawrence, W..J. Dickie, J. A. Smith,  W, Savage, A. McRae and R. Howson.  Alteniates:-D. M-.   Biie, V. JB.u'ket-,-. J  The sellleiu'-nt of the C. P. R. -tr-ik?  seems further'away than ever. Mechanical Snpt. '('loss and Afa-ter Afoc-h-  anic Ord held a meeting with the machinists and hoilermakers thi-i morning. Speaking as to the prospects of  settlement Air. Cros-- said:  '���������f am afraid unless the men u-.e ^better judgment there will be no sell lenient'for a moi'itli-'yett-^Tho wjiole  question hinge* on the rates of wages  to be.paid,' and tbe coinp'iiny. cannot,  give increases in these bad times. But  the men fail to recognize, this.���������Winnipeg Tribune, ���������  I * * Goods" at Your Own Price.    |.  JM'ir      -���������    ���������������������������TH'^-i-Wl*  (fa  fe 25 Per Cent Reduction on^-^-'osss^  <^,_ Ice-'Cr/anr Freezers, Refrigerators, Water Cooler and Water fj������  ^  , ��������� ,   '-���������.Filters,'Screen Doors and Windows, Lawn Sprinklers, Coal fa  J.   " Oil Stoves.   ' i,     ' ' . sjk  4> All First Quality G-oods.   r Make a Note Of It. <|  |    .������������������-������������������   W.   M.   LAWRENCE, '���������*  ^ HARDWARE       -       STOVES       -.     TINWARE  ^^^^^q^^^^^^i^t^<^t^^^v^t^t^^^^^^^^^^  GREAT-0LBARIN.0-SALE AT COST PRICE  POR CASH ONLY  Flour, Wheat, Shorts, Bran,."  Family Groceries & Farm Produce.  rAuoinjJB'i. tunr.  Sayase'. Bros.; Second Street.  FIRE & LIFE INSURANCE AGENTS,  ".'..' .^^*^xNOTARlES PUBLIC,' ETC.  first" street, revelstoke.  ������!������������������������������������������������������������������..���������������������������������������������������.���������������������������!.      m   III   I���������I.IHII.   ������������������>���������!���������������    ...I       I I III  ������������������   IMIIM     II   II       I ���������!���������!   III...I-H IM1..I..W.I..WII >m  DRESS   WELL-^^\ '~r^~~^~'  ������' Lord Clicstc-i field was undoubtedly   rij-lif when   he (icchircd his  belief th.it most people formed .some opinion of ,ai/nianJs .sense and  character from his dress.'   The. inclination to dress well is shown  by.  tlie   number  who come hero to be cluthe.d.    They come hero  0 because of our ability to give them   the  conect- aiid   proper gar-"  men Is.    They  get* the   bpst-ijuulities; the  boot tiimiiiings ; the  best work ' the best fit that's to bh bad.    They gefej-cliisivencss.  '' ' '. ' , '*  J.    IB.  ESSMAK  McZenzie Avenue, Revelstoke. ,  Our Assortment of.;.  GARPETS; ;  ." LINOLEUMS,  STRAW MATTINGS  WALL PAPERS,  DRAPERY GOODS,  Etc., is the Largest in the West.  Samples Free on Request.    ,.  OS*. Victoria, B.C.  THE  - ' VANCOUVER.  RATES   $2.50 ' PER   DAY. (  WAH   OHANG,  UlCALKIt IN*  Fancy Goods, Japanese and  Chinese Novelties and Silk  Goods, Bamboo Work, Rutlan  Chairs, and Crockery Ware,  AI.HO     ,(  Fruits and Confectionery.  Opposite.lhc Post Office, .  Front St. Revelstoke, B.C.  Your Pocket-book  may'bo low-but noliodysops it, but-  if your clotbes arc .shabby t lint  Ket,tl<-fiil., nobody wants lo know you,  Ln-diesor Gents Tailor Jlnilo Clotlicts  rejiairecl and cleaned in yood Ktyle.  Call or send po.st caul.   ���������    ���������    -  Samuel* Needham, Douglas St.  , Ksljiblisliccl 13 years.  Strictly' Union Ijiiboi- Sliop.  " Cleanliness ;  is next to Godliness."  If you want your sc-ivcrijnii"  work done in a clean and  economical way send, a  card to  FRANK SAUNDERS,  Revelstoke Station.  GIVE US ATRIAL  ���������P.   BUltER,   Proprietor.  ' Phone..43.  BAMR & ASIMJCflFT,  Dominion 'and- Provineia  Land Supveyops, ���������  MINING ENGWEEIJS,  Surveyor*'of JFincs, .Mineral C'laini.-i and Crown  Lands,  VAN CO U VK it,  n. o.  UKlF'I'lKlCxVJ'K OK IJIJ'F.'OVKMKX'F'S. j |  NO'J'IUl*.  J-'oinl, UloucuhU'i'. J^ast, Cliauce mineral  claims, situated in the Ucvclslol-o JMining  Division of Wn.st/Kootcnay District. Where  Jocited:   On Ground IIos liasin.  Take notice that. I, AVillinm A. Fiuicr, r.tfent  for D. Ft. AVilson, free miner's eertifienl.e No. ,K  '417SS. P'rank Young, free miner's certifiatc No.  Ii 1-I78.-J, J. IL Tloare. free miner's certificate No.  R 15010. intend, sixty duys'from tbodatc hereof,  to apply lo tlie Mining Hccorder for a Certificate of Iinprorcnic-iiU, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grantof the above claims.  And further take notice that fiction, under  section 37, must- be commenced before trio  issuance of such Certificate of Improvement--.  Dated thiM litli day of J uric, l'JOO.  WILLIAM A. BAUER.  '^S&iip;  feu-.  i^0i'4  pap ������I   n* *"������

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