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 Provincial Library  ���������E3 1-11905  /���������  I!,  (    ft  READ BY  5,500  \S:  L  CT-?ii������liffiiiwlJHi.  RtAD BY  5,50Q  Vol.. 11.���������No.  46  REVEL.STOKE. B. G; KEIJIHrAI{.Y  \.W)  $2.00 Per Year.  THE  a i  111  '���������'St  LEADING STORE  WE LEAD   OTHERS FOLLOW  '������      The Greatest,,! and | Higgest,!  Winter  Glen ranee   Sale   ever ,)iut  up to the Citizens of Revelsloke'is       '  W. J. G-eor  i\uw Year's'Offering to tlie  Fiu-chasing   I'ulilic  of  vicinity.-' , r  Dry Goods.  A 20 per cent  Cash Discount will be1 eon tinned on nil Dress tioods, Dross'  mings, Ladies' Ready-to-\Vcar Hats, Hoots and -Shoes,', a  Staple lines 'until the hist of .January. ' j   '  Ladies' Jackets and Coats.  'No ladyWe'd go any longei wilhouL .I'neal, anil up-io-tluU- this Reason's  Jacket or (Jo.it.    A IVw of the reduced piic-s'as follows: _   ',  UeHiil.ii-$1-00 - now $2.25 '     Regular $7.50 ,    ,- -now, $1.2.")  Regular -$12.00  ���������guhu $15 00  \ now 10.50  iiiiw $S.,)0  Regular $20.00  Men's.Clothing' .&��������� Furnishings.  In these departmei'ils wu .ue making unheard ol~,i eductions; l'pr instance  Mun's Tailor Made Suits',' reg. $9 00 now $ci 15; reg'. $11 01) now $7 75; 'leg.  ' ylSUO now tfl2 2.j:,ieg. $22 00 now $17 00. . ..'.,_   /_,-  Men's Tailor Made Overcoats, reg. $12 50 now #8 .JO^reg. $10 00 now $0 S5;  reg. $17 00 now ^12 25. '        \      ,���������      " / '        "    ,  MKN'S-UNDBKWEAR-^FlPpce'ljiniiil,   reg., $1   .now   55c.     California'  ��������� ���������    Plannel, reg. $2 now $1:������. , liliick, all wool, I eg. $1 2.������ now 00c. ,  MUN'S SWlvVIERS-Navy,'* all wool,   ret;., $1 25  now   05c     Fancy, ,all  $2 now $1 35.    Fancy, all wool, leg. $���������! 50 no;,v #2 0V>,  wool, ivg.  ancy,  -���������9     "  mmmmm*  ���������    .  On'Rubbers and all Footwear, and anything in our store not mention-.  ed above a 20 per cent, discount wi|] be given.-./       -     -  _-   -   f _  The aliovo onlv give.- von a glimpse of tin* sweeping reductions, we are  making.  Von can only realize what we are doing by paymg us a vit.it/  PLEASE NOTE���������That'we are not iroing nul,ot\13usines^ just now as  our tuide is too srood for that. Am! fuitlier, our I rude is improving also.  Our customers are so nice and agieo.ible and milliners are increasing lor  lliereason t,linl,we are doing better for them all the time.  We are compelled to give you,the benefit, of this Enormous Sacrifice  Sale to make room for verv huge springJmportalion<=.      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BEST;     ';|  ,  , ASK   FOR   THE* "DIAMOND.",       ' ���������  AM Druggists and Dealers.    ��������� .  .TAKE NO OTHERsi   ���������  <������������<������4������������������V**������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ^^BfiaHBeraaaEiSg  URNE  f .        Kli.MO.N"KOTO    ���������  First, St., West,   ���������,, Fretz Block  cUrring   February"  all "cash   pur=  Mail.;  v Order  D'ept. -.  .     .      "' '    '   "    LIMITED. ",.',,  DEPARTMENT   STORE  Underwear Bargains  ���������     Warm Underwear���������a line of lidys' All-Wool Stanfield  '   ���������   Regular price 90c>Selling   at  60c.   , J^lcece   Lined���������  . Regular 50c' Selling at 25c.    Union Nice Soft Goods,  all sizes, and will fit boys from 5 years old up   to  16  T  vears of age.    Selling at 25c.  to 40c  For Men and Youths.  Women's and Girls' Skirts  This is a- Mixed Lot. They arc well worth looking at.  Jf you need one hi the next six months we wiil give  vou one-third off the regular price.  One-third Off for Cash.  Children's Dresses.  Here is a line of Children's Dresses made  to fit girls from 6 to 10 years, lined all  through and nicely .trimmed.-We sold them  at !fJ.50 U]) till now. , You can- buy ' them  at the low figure of $2.50.;._  Ladies'  Fashionable  Winter Coats.  We have a fewfLadies' Coats in Black and  Dark Grow   Sizes 36, 38 and -10.    While they  last we wfll sell $15 Coats for $10.    $10 Coats  .for $7.50.- ,    In Our Grbcery Department.  Our collection of Staple and Fancy Groceries cannot be surpassed in the Province. The continuous selling" we have here  insures everything being fresh. If yoii are not one of our customers for Groceries send us word and we will call.  IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA  CiiimLhI Autliorizoil, SI,(X������,aW.   Cupital Paid Up, S3KIIXXX).    Host, SVK^OOO.  Head Ollice, Tokonto, Ontario.  Hrnnclios in Hi') N.irlliwosl, 'I'urriloriu.-., Mimitob.i, Ontario and Qiioliec  Anil   till)  rullnwliiir points in   liritisli   Columbia:    Uranbrook. Onlclou,  NuIhihi, Itovolsluko,'L'niiiL Liiiko, Vnncouvor and Yicdirin.  T. it Miiuui-rr, I'ni^iilinit. II. It. Wn.uu;, Vloo-Profcidonl and Clancnil .Miuiiicor.  10. Hav, Assi.slanl (Imiuriil Muiiiii;ur.    W. Morr.i r, Cliiur liniipclnr.  Rcvclstoltc Kraiich, B. C���������A General Bankinj* Business Transacted  FATAL FIRE.  Arrowhead, Lumber Company's  Boarding-House Burned.  , ���������   -   jj  Manager Beattie Died from Injuries and R.Taggart burned  j" to death.  c     - *  " A terrible lire took place at Arrowhead on I\rond.iy night when' the  Arrowhead LuniberCoiiipa'ny's.boardiiig  house was destroyed. <-' W. H. Meattie.  manager, wa> so ��������� badly burned in getting out of the .building th it lie died,  and > ~R"~ TatrgartJ who was saw filer,  wlis burned,to death. The (ire spiead  rapidly. It had such a strong bold  that whei. >Tr. Beattie awoke with the  noise of the flames he was surrounded  by .fire and had to rush throngli. ifc to  get^to the balcony, from which lie  jumped. , - , -      - c-  The boarding bouse, which is shown  on the left of the picture, was three  stories in height with broad 'verandah  on two sides. It covered a ground  space of 32ft by 70ft, and provided  dining, sitting, and reading rooms for  the company's employees, large kitchen  fitted wjth two ranges, private dining  room and well-furnished sleeping  looms.  On word being sent to the C P B  they piomptly furnished' a special  engine and caboose and, accompanied  by Dt Sutherland, brought Mr. Beattie  to the hospital, where he suffered  great pain and died Wednesday morning, twenty fotu hours after bis  admission.  The cause of the fire was the up  setting of a lamp by a dog which was  in the building. '  Mr. Beattie had been east, and only  returned the night before the fire.  ^Fortunately the night was calm or  the mill and its enormous stock of  lumber might have been destroyed.  As it was 50,000 feet of lumber was  burned  Mr. Beattie was one of the best  lumbermen in America, having made  a great reputation in the Tarry Sound  district, which lie also represented in  parliament for some years, being returned by increasing majorities in  recognition of hisability and integrity.  lie was appointed manager of the.  Arrowhead Lumber Go's mill in 1003,  and ran the old Do Cue mil! to supply  the lumber for building the new mill.  That mill was destroved by fire hist  fall.  Mr Beattie designed and built the  new mill for the Arrowhead Lumber  Co., and it was recognized as one of  the best designed and economically  managed in ills-in British Columbia.  Mr. Beattie was unmarried. He  leaves three brother and three sisters,  two of whom are at hi-old bonus at  Parry Sound. A brother who lesidcs  at lied Deer came to take the remains  east. The deepe.-t regret at his death  is expressed throughout the district,  for during his residence at Arrowhead  he became highly esU'tnied by all who  came in Contact with him, and bis  death is not onlv a loss to the company with which he was connected  but to the industrial interests of-  Kootenay. Mr. Beattie was f)S years  of age.  W. B. W. Armstrong, secretary to  the company, arrived in the city  yesterday to complete arrangements  for sending Mr. Beattic's body e.ist.  The Free Mason of the city, in  regalia, accompanied the remains to  depot.  Mr. Taggart- was a married man,  his wife and family living in the east,  and much sympathy is felt in their  benavenient. They were about to  come wen to join him.  Taggart, did heroic work. Jle went  from room to room rousing his sleeping fellow employees, and hauled  several of them out of bed, throwing  one of them out of the window in the  rush and breaking the sash.   He fell  through the binning   (leoi  risking his life for,others.     ( r ,  ],t w.i.s due to the citizens of A now-  head thatr-the huge piles of lumber  at the mill were saved; for they, I in ned  out splendidly and wen ked.hard mulei  the (liicction, of ,1. Ludg.ito, whose  .cool head dness and splendid organisation of the bucket brigade icsulted'in  such excellent work.      ' ,  ,Andy Bdgar twice got Mr. I3u.ittie  'and u'lged him to follow him to' a  place'of safety, but' instead he goi  stupefied and rushed into'the,heart of  the, (ire. ' ' r'  AILWA  Lines to   Connect   Main   and  Crows Nest Roads being  , '    "' investigated. ' - V  Mr. Wbyte says."the C. P. It. are  having the surveys made, ok the  Kootenay Central railway with a view-  to getting information for luturc ti-e  and not with any present intention of  building the road fiom Golden to Fort  Steele, as the company have toinuch  other work to do. It is undeiaiood to,  he a question with the com pa in  whetboi it is bettci to use the rouu  'lorn Fort Steele to Golden, or that  from Kootenay Landing to Bevels oke  via the Lardeau r.ulw.iy for connecting  the Cipw's jSTcsi load to the main line  so as to avoid the heavy cost of height  -haulage over the mountains, 'oin  roads will be built sooner or later.-  LATE H. E. LESLIE  Death of a Popular C. P; R.  Official and Prominent '  Curler.  Deep regret is expressed along the  line and among the curl ing fiaternity  especially at the death of II. Ji. Lobe  the popular C. 1'. K. agent at Ashcroft.  Born-at North Sidney, Cape llreton,-  the deceased was in hi? 35th year.  Seventeen  years  ago  ho entered'the  Russian General Resigns���������Renewed Talk of Peace.���������Russian  ' V ( r  Successes'Reported.  London, Feb. S.��������� lb is repotted hex-  that Geneial Kuropalkin h.i> lemoned.  The rumor of General Kiiinpatkin'������  resignation !vus staled lo bo for purposes of facilitating negotiations Fr r  peace. , '  ���������St l'eteisburg,Feb.7 ���������The Japanese  at S.'titailz and'Sactamang wc-ie re  pulsid The Japanese ii-inmed ,tbe  offensive .along the line to Uhuanchu-  antz today. Several of IheuMiatleries  advanced but the Ri,i<;>.ian artillery  i cpulsed. t licni. General.Bcn nenka mptl\,  command has driven in the advance  lines-of 'the Japanese forcing (hem  haJc to thcTaitse river.  10.1  Finland Procurator-Genera!  Assassinated. ���������  Souimen, ruocunitoi-gennril of Kin  land, was nssinnted on Mondiy.  The trouble is spreading in Poland  and Finland. v .  Press despatches say 15 were killed  and 2500 wounded. The military fire i  eight volleys. Another collision nc-  cuned at Xil'ka, 160 beins: killed. A  thud collision occurred near Mul'iviec  Jt was fe-ned numernnc outbieik*  would take place last niuht in \ariou-  purts of Busman Poland.  .20 .per'cent Discount t  chases of   Bouts, and Shoes, Rubbers, Hat's and Caps,  Overalls, Mackinaws.wReady-made Clothing, Men's,Fur-  ' ilisliiiigs, 'etc.,also on woman's, boy's and children's Boots  '3- <uid,--Rlibbers.    New lines jusi in stock.- ,.    ',   ',   ���������-,  >&&!������P&ssF&srsf' raaggggs ggg  ���������AW  ���������'If %���������**.% Overcoat.'  l-i\\ mm?. '���������- Elegance.:  Hope you are one of the exacting men,  Hop,eyou are just-as particular about your'  Overcoat as you are about your Dress Suit.  Then you're.suro to appreciate fit-Reform  Overcoats. 'l -'  . t  "They" have  critical men.  so   much  that, appeals- to  The cloths and patterns���������the styles���������the  faultless tailoring-of-every part���������are just  as pronounced in Fit-Reform Over  coats as in Fit-Reform'Suits.  V.   .'   .'  N  $12, S15, SIS up  II. L.  I.KSLIK.  employ of the C. P. U. as telegraph  operator, lie was in the commercial  ollicus of the Company at New Westminister and Vancouver, lie has had  charge of Vale, North Bend, Agassi/,  and Ashcroft StatLns, and proved a  faithful and competent agent, lie  was an en thusiaslic curler, Ashcroft  secretary of the Mining Association,  secretary four years of the Curling  Association and for several years of  the Gun Club, and a school trustee.  An ardent lover of out door sports he,  spent nil of his holidays with gun' and  Mr. Bray, bloi-ekooper at the C. P. It.  shops,.Rcvelstoke, has been promoted  and will leave here, .  , Disastrous, Fire.  A disastrous lire occuned at Poplai  Monday. The "Kaiser" house was ties  tioycd and the adjoining, hotel owned  by Mr. Moiund badly damaged. Nearly  all the contents were destroyed, and  lessee of the promises, Henry Magnu-  son, is a heavy loser as his property  w. s not insured.  WELCOM  Visiting 'American' institute of  ���������   4 Mining Engineers.   ;f  ;.,';; T11 c 'M i ii i ng Kcview, refcrring to, the���������  visit in' J.iiiie iiiext; of/'tlie : A nierican  Institute. Y>L Alining -'Engineers, ;says:  .'���������Now;, the; Kevicv makes a 'suggestion  and an ofVer ;..,w-J)ioh : we Jiiijie: will be.  .taken ,..with: a wbole-hoartedness In-  mine and property" owners. Wo all:  cannot, have t lie in I'm hers (if the institute:, visit: our individual '.properties".,  .butwo:can liavetheiii cover the. 1 xsst.  pa rl, of i he ground. WeWould suggest  that every property., owner bring,in  samples of his ivick and n descriptiipn;  of tlie leads,,topography, etc., aiid have  tlicin i.u'i exhibii/in. town:" ,,  ^acdonald.& Montieth, Revelstoke.  HOMES    FURNISHED    ON   MONTHLY   PAYMENTS.  -Another Carload of Furniture just arrived.    Carpets, Linoleums,  Oilcloths, etc.    Sewing Machines, Heint/.man Pianos.  R. HOWSON & GO., FURNITURE DEALERS AND EMBALMERS.  The  evelstoke  estaurant  MILS. 11. J. IIANHUUV,  .Manager.���������s,  i������  iiiiw (ipi'ii fur biisini:  First-Class Table  Private Dininff Boxes  ell-.  ALL KINDS  I?resh , stocks , of, the   latest  >valentilies���������da.inty, pretty ones  .expressing tender sentiments,  and the  funniest  of  comics-  big, variety  to   select   from���������  every kind at every price: from  2e to $1.25  Walter Bews, Phm. B:  I)rii)j};ist and Stationer.  I.nge l)iniiigii"i,pn t"1' HanipU'l-. Supper.-  Furnished Rooms To Let  I-'IKKT STUKKT. It!���������;V!���������:I,.ST()!<[���������;.  THEIOLSONS BANK  IticnriKiniiad by Act ut Parliiimonl. ISVi.  '���������'I-IKAD pITKICE,-  "���������'.        -   \        - MONTKKAL.  \V'.M. Min-so.v Maci-iikh.sun. Pres-.  ; S. ll.'Kwi.vo, Vice-Pres.  Ja.mks Elliot, General Manager.  .      Capital paid up, $3,000,000  Reserve^ $3,000,000  K'vei-ythiiig in way of flanking business transacted without uu-  ui.ees^ary delay.   '������������������'���������,....'���������.'���������  Tntet'esL credited twice ������ year nt currnnt rates on Savings Bank  deposits. .    :   ��������� . j       __;__  W.iII.  PRATT; Manager,  RKVKI.STUKK,   B.   C. ��������� W,.    J  IS>-*,.1  m  PI-IE KOOTENAY MAIL  'j-  Gbe-1Rootena\>flfoaU  PUHL1SHK.I)   SATURDAY.  ���������AT��������� ,  REVELSTOKE, B.C.,-,  Subscription        -        $2.00   Per    Annum  ADVERTISING KATKS on H|i|ilic-.iliim  Change* in standing adverli-einenU nui-il  DC in oy 9 ft- in. Wtanc-diij- ofench week lo  ���������fcure good di-plny. Standing ndvorti-niB  matter n-illbccnaiiKcd twice n month witli-  out extra charge For more fiequonl  alteration^ the tunc occupied in niiikinn  f> same will be charged at umiiiI rates.  JOH FHINTING promptly execulcd at rciison-  able rater.       ���������.  . '  TKRMS���������Ca.-h.   Subscription- payable in ml  vance. '      ''     ,       , ''  .COKRESPONIJENCE invited on mall or-, of  public interest-   Coininunicitiuiis lo.Kdi-  '     tor   must  be.accompanied   by   mime  of  ' writer! not necessarily for.nubficiitioii. bill  a> evidence of good fallli. Uorru<.poiidencc  -hould bo brief.  We request our numerous readers to  , favor us with'their assistance in  makltiff the KOOTENAY MAIL, the  most valuablo adventlslnfr medium  in'*tho Kootenays'by giving- the  'preference 'when making purchases to those flpms who ape  regular advertisers in the KOOT,"  ENAY MAIL.  D  R.   M 0 R R I S 0 N,  O 13 N T I S T.  , , Okkick :        ,    ,'.  OVKR    IIKWS   DHUO   ST ��������� ' .  E  DWARD A. IIAGGEN,  Mining Bnginkek,  (.Mem. American lmlituto Min iir KiikIiicoH  (Mem. Canadian Mining < .   titutu.i  RKVKLSTOKK.  B. 0.  'Examination' of and reports on  Mineral I'ro  parties a Specialty.  HARVEY, McGARTER     '  AND L'lN'KlIAM,  BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS, KTO.  Okkicks :   Molsosb   Hank   Hlock, . Ukviii,-  "   ' 8TOKK,  U. O.  Money to loan."  Offlces: Kevelotoke, B. C;  Geo. S. McCakikk.  A.  If'.1 PlNKHAM, , J  ., Revelstoko. H. C.  Fort Steele, JJ.,0.  A. Makvkv, >   '  Fort Steele, li. 0.  JOHN  MANNING'  - L. L. B.  SCOTT    B. A.'  the notice of (.investors, the new  portfolio of mines carrying with ii  (he whole backing of the dominion  government, which has already  done so much for other branches of  trade, commerce and industry in  Canada. ,  TROUT LAKE  Has   Been  Subject of   Bogus  Sensational Stories.  We ,iiro informed the sensatioiul  -tories published by the Nelson News  about, the Lardeau being ������h ort of supplies unii with height piled up along  the road aic absolutely untitle. Bum  Sutherland of Ferguson .was crodilal  with being the authority for the statements, and sonic people were getting  a cross ready for Hum's return, but he  told them it was the' newspaper man  they should crucify, as'he never said  the things attiibuted to him. The 0.  P." It. ollicors at Tr ut Lake did their  best to keep (be lake open, but in the  face of the very cold weather it .was a  iihysical'.impossibility.  Barrister,  First Street.  Solicitor, Etc.  Revelstoke, 13.U  xrherifcooteria^flDail  SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY   11, 1905  Hon. Jos.1 Chamberlain says the  preferential' tariff  of   the  Laurier  Government:- has   resulted   in(  an  increase    of     British     trade     of  ^ $30,000,000    giving    employment  ' to   '320;000,r   and    urges ' Britain  ' should   reciprocate   by   a  similar  policy. - ���������  ROGERS PASS.  As a tourist icsort nu place ciin  '.���������quiil R.igeis l'ass, loca'cd ns it is in  the heait ,of some "of the grandest  scenes of iiiuunt.iiii .mil g'acicr in  Ameiica. "Most coinfortablc quartci's  for touri-ts mul milwiiy men have  been lilted up by 'C. I). Morris, who  stinted business in a \cry small way in  a lent 'I ye.-irs :igo nl the old Lass and  moved up to its new site when they  moved the town-ite. -He put up a  stoic, Inter added'u dwelling, then a  boimling house, ,ind during last'sum-  ines put, an addilion of 15 new rooms  with hath closet, hot and cold water,  nice large basement and laundry iiv  connection, making a nice attractive  place and 'to niiiko it convenient for  the railway. He keeps the place open  day and night and give's meals at a  hours. J lo has also liuilt a balbwhich  is,used for church, lodge and pub'ic  purposes. ,    ���������        f   i  WINTER SPORT  CURLING.  The Kootenay Association Bon-  spiel at Nelson.  The Nelson bouspiel is'the bent th.il  lias yet been held.  fjrund Challenge Oup  u.iV'non'  Nofson.       '  The   K'oott'iiMy  Curling A-Miciatii u  tiophy was won  by'.A. T. W.illey playing in the linaL ngaiiiM   It. W. (irigori  nl lUissl.mil. who1 beat   1   Cr.iwl'oid  vf  Phoenix in the semi-linnls.  The Walkerville was win by, I'r.  ljotichei of Phoenix.  *" The Tuckett was \^on by lio-slnni  Sando'h, rcpiosi'iued by N. Ciivanaugh,  whs defeated by W. .McQueen of Hoss-  Iniicl and Tamblyu of Nelson defeated  W. (I. iMcMynn of Greenwood. 'The  linnl w.-is then pl.iyed oil' resulting in  victory for Kossland. ���������  0.  LLLICPT,     ,  Trout Lake Ke'piesontative.  o  yo\i warvt to add  J $320 to your income7.^  Ii will only require a few minute* of your time eroryday to earn $jan a year. ' You can  rjrn u u nil .1 Chatham incubator. A No. < Chatham Incubator will hold from too to uu  iciis -.urordini; lo liie of osro. Eighty chiclteni ii a low avcrape hatch��������� users of Chatham  In'. ul>.it,ir> will t-crll you so. Chickeni are alwayi in demand and the supply iialwaj s kluirt,  mi lili\ crnf* is the average price lecured. It you only takeoff eight hatches in a >������ir. Ih.it  'i-ii'i". )ou an income of Jjio.oo. Wouldn't thai Mtra amount bo useful to you ? 11 [Jest of  .ill, >ou can buy a *^     .  CriatKam Incubator without one cent  of cash until October, 1905  'I he machine nay* for itself many times over before that time.   Thero couldn't be a fjiiirr  oH.t ih.ti. this,    Wc .ship a Chatham Incubator to you at once, freight prepaid by n������, ,\\w\  v our fii st payment is not due until Octobor, 1905.    Write us to-day for full particul.it s.     I lie  Chailham Incubitor������t and Brooderi hare every new improvement worth while in an inriib.ilor  * , j ^^ 2. or brooder.    TUc itutih.iiois  are made with tuo u.ills,  ca^r within ca������ip, ot <tr> material that h.is he-en sensunrd  in our lumber yards. 'I hey  are built solid as n rorlt ���������uul  will stand any amount of  usage for year*. The sooner  you accept our offer tin* sooner wilt the Chatham Incubator be earning profits lor  you.,   (  TIIK  MANSON   CAMPBEI.I.  ���������  ,       CO./l-iMiiitn  i  Some'action should' be taken to  have the steel .industry established  in- British c' Columbia. 'In East  Kootenay, Vancouver Island, and  the Pacific Coast are large deposits  of iron ore. ' The steel industiy is  , one of the most important known  for the investment of capital and  the'employment of labor.  At Rossland board of trade meeting a motion cume up charging  fraud on the part of oflicials who  selected the Crows Nest coal lands  on'behalf of the dominion government, and accusing theC. P. K. of  shifting its line two miles east to  ,,take in some important coal crop-  pings. The Laurier government  should cause the .strictest investigation into the charges.  REVELSTOKE,    ,    f ,  "* iT *��������� t      1  What Writers, of the Past Foresaw of This City.  With gieat foicsight- the Victoria  Colonist, in lS8f>, said : "Circumstances require that -there shall be'  .mother Victoria in the eastern part  of the province���������a mining, saw-milling," manufacturing, railway, city.'  Revelstoke is now developing, in such  a way as to verify the Colonist's predictions of a great interior city.  In 18S-1 the San Francisco Journal  of Commerce said of .Revelstoke :  "This is likely to he a most important  'point of supply for the great, mining  and forest icgion of "Kootenay, as a  sawmill town also, aiid as the, only  place between Winnipeg and the  Pacific'where .United States traffic can  tap the Canadian Pacific railway by  a navigable watcrwiiy."  Government reports, 1SS-I : -'The  lunibciiiig industry on the Columbia  river will be one of the greatest industries in the piovince within a fciv  years.'- '  ,  , SCHOOL ATTENDANCE.  Following is the attendance at   the  :eST  187.7  public  school  arv, 15)0."):  foi the monlh of Jaiiii-  . Speaking at an eastern meeting  Hon. Mr. Emerson, Minister of  Railways,echoed a sentiment which  will be re-oched amongst the leading men of the Liberal party when  he said; "The Liberal party does  not want to win elections by tampering with the ballot boxes, and  men who do this are not wanted in  our ranks, neither does our cause  seek the support of such men."  The Kootenay Mail supplied  some weeks ago all the information  which is now being verified by the  Ihe C. P. R. officials in the east as  to the proposed extensive railway  improvements'at Revelstoke.1 Somt-  knockers took the trouble lo slate  then these reports were untrue. U'e  had them on good, though not  official authority, fof if the newspapers waited for official authority  they would never have any new.- to  tell. If you see it in the Mail its  ������o.  High School. ..  Fiist division . .  Second division  Third division  Fourth division.  Fifth division ...  Sixth division...  Seventh division  Eitrhth division.  .Ve, (ill  Hull  39  .���������12  ,:I9  -li)  . f>5  40  32  Total .   3UI-  i>ri'^nnl  I'eirent-   ru-ry  :ii,"j       -o^-inn  su.es  S;V)i  8(1-1-1  ST.li'.l  Sil-75)  b!>..-><) *'  83.S3  87.41 -  74. Lo  8G.-12  DirT.226 Chatham, Om.  Manufacturer" of Ch.illi.ini  Incubntori and llrooihu.  Campbell - Panning M.IN,  and Chatham Farm SciIih  Distributing Warrhomr* at  ..Montreal, Que,,* Br.irnlnn,  Man., Calrary, Alia., New  Wci(mi������<ler,,B,C, llatilat,  N. S.  ���������������������������V-.���������?->::&i.ff^$^f*^.%&i?4-%&&%?,.- ������������������:.-��������� ���������-������������������'.;.,'������������������ '.':'���������'���������'  INC   18 98'  SELKIRK LODGE, NO 12.1. O. O. F.  Moot* uvory Tuomlur  ovoiiIiir in Selkirk  Hall at 8 o'clool..  ViHltintc brctliron cor-  dialiy invited lo al-  tond.  W. \V. KOSTKIl. N.G. J. MATHIK. Sko  Kootenay  LodKe No. ISA. F, & A.M.  ���������������,!������ "^i^f;- __, " Tho regular meel.-  iiiKi- n-ro held in tin)  MiiF-onio Temple.  JiltlFiillowfi Hull, on  tin-third Monday in  each month at 8  p.in. VihitiuBbrotli.  ren cordially wol-  conied,  C. A. I'ltOCUNMKIt. Skoiiktahv.  C.J.  MACHINIST &   -  -     BLACKSMITH -  J.ATIIK WOKK A SPKCIALTY  ���������  Liconscd Auctioneer for City  of Ucvelstoke.  W. A. McDonald  PlwVSTRRRU Sc, ���������BRICKLAYER '  .       I   , RKVKLSTOKK   " . . '   ,     .  The only lirst-cliiss ]ilastoror in town.  Lot inc know your, requirements.   A-  Carloiul of Lime just imported:  A'Cur-  * loud of'Brick under order.  ,  , ��������� J.    SAMSON  Painter, Paporlianger, Signwritep  ICALSOM1NTNG   DONE.  Orilers recive pi'oinpl iillenlion.t ,  Second sLree't,       -       RKVRLSTOKK  HIDES SENECA DEERSKINS.  iSillttET  :6u^|RcUL^i^^KEEP POST E D  ���������.fTopip'R'ieEs  m  SHIP. AGAIN  Wishing you All a Happy New Year  -We reiouiiiieiid you,to come to us foi"your ' '  Hardware, Cutlery, Skates'and Straps, Sporting Goods  '     '   , Rifles, Shot Giins and Cartridges  Tildcn-Guniey Famous " Souvenir" Stoves and Cooking Ranges  Cooking utensils and all kind;, of General Hardware. ,  stiinates"given on   Vliiinliing work; Tins'niiLh's work and  R"pair work,  ,   -' ,   Hot water and Sicun Heating.  Mail Oitiers receive our prouipt'anil careful uttention >  W. M. LAWRENCE, Revelstok^'  ���������>  '    Agent. TILDKN-GUK'NEY CO, llaniilloii.     .,'���������-,.  133  BANKING.  Mr. Walker,  manager of the  ys   banking  in  MINISTER OF MINK,-;.  If the report from Ottawa he  true that W. A. f^alliher, M. I', for  this constituency, is to enter the  Laurier cabinet as Minister of  Mines the appointment is a great  compliment to Kootenay, and the  appreciation of the electors should  be shown by allowing the bye-  election, which will be necessary, to  go by acclamation. Mr. Gallih'er  haB done much for the mining industry, and in his ni?\v position  will be able to do much more. The  full recognition of the importance  of the mining industry in this province ie coming rapidly, and Mr.  Galliher will leave no stone unturned to bring the marvellous  wealth of  British Columbia before  , genera  Bank of Commeice,  s  Canada lias increased as  much, in the  last lten years  as in the  whole of   the  eighty years preceding.  The Bank of Montreal has anangcil  to   open   in    the   Wright    Block  Kudeiby.  The total net profits of the Bank of  Commerce have been !? 1.1'Jo,000 or  neaily thirteen per cent "ii the invested capital, and thi<- after a con-  sideiahle part <>f the profit* had been  diveited to othee building. Thi- ha-  made pu���������iblo an addition to the ie*t  account of half a inilliuii dullai- "lit nf  prutit". an amount mily .JlDOOO'i le������������  than that distributed in dividend- In  ten yeai.- the Bank of Cuiinnenv hn-  doubled it- Coml'iiii'il capitnl anil l"-t  account-, dmibled itJ it.uV. alnio-t  trebled its fund- and mow than trebled  the fund.- it controls. With the  aflditionalcipit.il mm being -Mib-cribed  the hank's capital uill be- ^|(li)t)0.0()(l  and the rc-t fi,0<)(),()<JO making the  CHpitnl and the ie-t iilmo-t dmilile  what they were in IS!) I. The -dull in  I MM uns'liS,"), at pie-ent it ii 8-10. The  funds now controlled hy the ha nk .ire  over three times as large as they fcri'-n  weie. The n.>^et������ at that time wcic  *2B,I82,000. At pie-ent they lire  SfOl.Oafl.TJlS.  GOLDEN BONSPIEL.  , Revelstoke Men Capture Wells  Trophy.  The llcv( I-tokr curl.T-" w.'io nf-n! le.  Golden bejn-pit1! .5peak in iiigh t< m.^  j of the reception 'bny n.et ������i-ii tliTe.  and notlnnt, is :oj -z- od to -ay of  Gukl"u folks. The local ni"n brought  back with thejm the tjot'bv prc-'eintd  by ITon. W. C Well- u' \L\ itiL- be. :.  won liv J!ae"s ink. mill If >" I'dur-ir i.  C. K. Miicdonald and J. I),iH,i- ,i- {In  otlici player-       \. K   k'ir.eaid tt������������������ , he-      -The   -c ,re stood     XeUon I,  consolation and ua- third m tbt '.rand i _t(,ke 3  game.    Tliey   wcie   handicapped   by  i b'ck of Mind, boMever.and Nelson won  by .-harp combination work and close  ��������� cb'eking in the bi.-t   twenty minutes.  They ,-ieuied  to  imd  the geial better  tiiao tbi  lic.mr Lorw.ird.-and their goal  keeper did-pleiuhd work,  Barf'Ot -coied the lirst jro.il for Rev-1  ei-t'ike   iiftef c.irryiiur  the   puck tuo-  thirdf of the; length of the ice.    Dunn  -cuied the no.v^tno, one on n puss by  B'ui'W foilov.iiig a rush  ^l3. JaiLray  of   the   Imperial   Lank  -iiiii made an impartial 'eferec.     ,  Revel-  CO.T'-T,  Fashionable Tailor.  Grood  McKENZIE AVENUE  Jas. I. WQbdrow,  BUT6HER.  Retail Dealer lr"- .i,nrrnTO?*-      ��������� ���������  BBBPr PORE,  ,. I    ,   MUTTON, Etc!  Fish and Game incSeason.'-  All orilors promptly flllod.  Cornor -   Dongln  and King strcotH  REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  ,h     Wo iiro l-iiCoiviiiB'.Wookly Sliipinuntn o(    -  Choice DAIRY Buttfef  in Small Tubs '  J'    Just tlio thinir for Family Us'o,  GROCERIES  ^ . ."!  I   H    I    T~ ~     '    ������' -  Our Stock of Freeh" Fruits is complete  in every line.   Calljuid  examine.  'Prices and quiility;to suit'all.  BakersCorifectionerS'  When.You Want.  ���������o  cWorkmanship. ,   Perfect   Fit.  Union   Made.  Next  ., IIOWSON  &  C  it I Cli.illensre     The   v^ifo;--^   ������"r<-  i t.iined ,it a bani|Uet We-elne-diy  eiifr-  lini  'I'  STANES.  ti,-li..l.  ^1C i 111 'i~ll  '-h.trp  (,-i'v .rill-In  i \r,i  ,i a -,,  I'i -awn  <ii���������tl  I'-ant  l ,>, f^r  l'.ir'i���������r.|-  -\ t I li>   Ni i.-oll    i   'ii-ipfll thi  -"si 1������* won the (!  .ind ''h ill- ti'.'i  Kesel-t.  iil'-eu   in  -i ht  t  being Mi  ��������� it i ���������  r 111 ���������������  -���������'I-    !���������  If ie mil  i in),ii_,'  - t" |l.  i i;b.ugi  k" iiie.ii'l  FURS.  MINK   ,WI)  SKtiVK   til1.  Advances in mink and .skunk and n  decline in mtiHkrat viiIi.ch ;irr- the featured of the .January fur rjalcf at London.  Mink���������50 per cent higher than lust  March!  Skunk���������If) per cent higher than  last March.  Muskrats���������Spring, 7,1 per cent lower  than last January; winter, 20 per cent  lower; fall, 10 per cent lower.  HOCKEY.  it ���������  t'-e   uan,*  lh.\    -..  ' l-t' 1   ���������    l.'M"  \ I'm >i,  thii   !i,ni  ' !i in l Ie '."  >   'be i:<",'  \rm-t rnrm  Si^-ini^  S���������rn<'^  ii. t;.������-  UiHht  .    Dunn  KuiKlit  ���������li W(,d in-  tin' refi n'i  i-i.tild   bav  l-'oki   !< ,tni  ORIENTAL HOTEL  ably furnished with the choicest the market  affords. Best Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.  Rates $ i a day.    Monthly rate.  ,T_    ALBEET      STOITE      ZPIROIE3.  Night or day,  Ring up Tel. No. 27  S tand at Union Hotel  Wholesale and Retail  . ' .   .   .   Meat Merchants.  Head Office, Abattoir and Cold Storage :  "^^s^'Calgary, Alberta  J. M. McCalluni.  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B. Paget, Prop.  Pro'mpfdelivery of parcels, baggage,  etc.-, to any part of tho City.  < Any Kind.of Transferring  Undertaken.  TELEPHONE NO. 7.  FRESH DAIRY  Nelson Defeats Revelstoke by  Seven to Three,  TllP   1-1 1 1*1 '���������     l-i !    'i      l'r< i'A f t    A  'li  PUCKS.  ie l.iirh  I.ii ^i   i-i-m'ai  Cold ,ind Inok iii tbi   Vi !-in !!��������� \  hockey in,itol, I i-t mghr   ."   t!i  sau n f.'wl .mil ioti'i'i -ting '.'.I'm  lo<:ali had  something   like   .  teMin   mi   t he icf. ,i nil put up ,i  l-r'0.i  'Hit  'I l.r  . gol,n-  ���������I. l].p\  r ii gun  ���������k< ,,  t'   i'i, | ill-  Hi ek I  \ ill    hi   ,! i-ilj   '.. (',,  i d   1 i't-M "i   U iiid-  it ' Hildi r, ",\ ' doe--  Wc will ship  "rush   I )airy  Butler  Bricks for  in  Tubs  or  Champion Liniment for Rheumatism.  On,ii III.ike,,i in.i ll e,ii I n i il ('hip  in villi-. Conn , -ay- '(Ih.niiLi r!,u i -  I'liin   il'lm   i"   tin     I'liaiopion   ol   all  lllllllK ll In The      p'l^l       \ I'.II       I      M,l-  t roil I ih il ,i gir ut ilf a I iv 1111 i Ileum it i-jn  in li v Mhoiildei. After trvitur-'\' i a 1  curfM the -loickc ji'-r hcie n-r omiii"iid-  ed IIIir, lemr.dy and il, t.i.n,;,lr ft.lv  cured.me." There is ���������no use of anyone  .stilVering from that painful ailmeul,  when thin liniment can, be obtained  for a .small .sum.' Out; application  gives prom fit relief and itn continued  use for a short time will produce a  permanent ' cure. For Hale by, all  druggists,  USE "-=8528^5-  iBOYAL CROWN SOAP  I The Best in the World  I-  1.1 l.'r.y  I 0;ii-,v:i ~'oaji  and  in  r"tuni   we  b'.iiilifiil   I'lctnr'e  oi for i"> V\ i.ippi is  Mm  Wl.ipjiei-'  i ill m,ill a  -���������i/e |fiv20;  voin- choici of over 100 hook  Drop  us, a   post iiard asking  ,.        for a. catalogue of   premiums     .  '  to ]>e bad   I'"lit'',E   for  fioyiil  Crown Soa.p'V/i-appe.rK.  AddreH." ,  The Royal Soap Co.,  Vancouver, B. C. Untiled  And   f'repay   J'  Cash must  rciyhl  ut:  (jii   loo^lb Orders,  sent with orders,  Wm. Fleming,  Wholciiilu and lletail  - Meat Merchant.  Fish   and   Game   in    Season,  First St., Revelstoke'.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  8010 Westminster  Koad  ind  H  fHIAS  GENERAL MERCHANT  MORNINGSIDE, Alta.  100,000 Bulbs  In stock  from   Hoi bind, France  Japan.  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees!  Rhododendrons, I Roses,  Greenhouse and Hardy Plants  for fall planting.  Homo-Gruwu and Imjiortod  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds  always in btock in season.  FERTILIZERS.  Bee Hives and Supplies.  Greenhouse full of Plants, Cud Flowers  Floral Work.' '  Catalogue free, or call and examine  ' stock. ������������������   (������������������  M. J. HENRY,  '    Vancouver,-B. 0,  m  m  M  ml  m  ������1  Mi  % '.   I   ,'"  Tl. .  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  ,��������� . ������������������>������>���������,i      t���������^,���������^. A..Jr|1  i'   ������  - r  i      j^  il  I  i';\  S'l  , >.'  ���������������-,  to  W  w  m{ '  f  There is nothing in which honesty is so requisite  as in food. .You maybe sure that THE.HIGH EST  STANDARD OF QUALITY 'WITH THE  UTMOST CARE AND CLEANLINESS  PREVAIL IN THE PREPARA- /  TION OF BOVRIL'as it- is  manufactured under the supervision-  of eminent analysts . . ..-.'.  There is only one   v  BOVRIL  always the same,  ALWAYS TO BE RELIED UI>PN.  MINING MATTERS  \   THE ZINC INDUSTRY! .  ' . i '     I ,    ;  To "Be Established on a Big  ,   Scale'at Arrow Lake.  1   There is every probability  that  the  Big Ledge on Arrow Lake will,shortly  be the scene of extensive mining arid  perhaps   smelting,  operations,  \ The  'steady increase in  the "value of zincr  which   hits conic to be one of the niet-  >   als most in demand, hits drawn attention -to  the. big' zinc deposits on the  Big Ledge near Pingstotv Creek/and  warranted-,the  faith which A. M. Sy-  '   ' nions'has shown by staying wjth it for  t-evcrnl  years  past, confident^ in the  Q future of  the property, and - that  he  ��������� had   one of. the" best things in,mining  in the province.  VHE BEATRICE.  Is .Shipping  High-Grande  Ore  to the Smelter.   . v'  The Beatrice has shipped 40 tons of  high-grade oro to the Bmeltei. - $150 is  reckoned,u conservative estimate <por  tori 'for'the shipment. Zinc would  also.prove it valuable asset of the company, 36 ,pe*v cent'being the average  for a large' body. ..   , ,   <���������,  "   t   mammoth'MINL  ,  I w ���������-  A Company Has Been  drgarv-  .". ised to' Operate It.  At a meeting at Kosslaud of V,the  California syndicate, owning the Mammoth mine, ten miles above Camborne,  tlie report made by Mr. Baillie 'the  manager, showed 114,000 has been  spent by the syndicate in the purchasing and developing the 'properties  which, it is -claimed, are among the  most, promising in the Lardeau mining division. A considerable quantity  of ore has been mined from the Mammoth group, and the first shipmrnt,  consisting of 24 tons, was recently  sent to the Trail'smelter and Jbhe net  returns, after paying for freight and  ' treatment, were if2,684! There are  now some 35 tons of ore of a similar  , grade at the mine, which will be shipped to the smelter later in the year. .  Work was "closed down on December  19 on account of the snow and will be  resumed early in Ap'ril. There are  four claims in the Mammoth group,  which is located about 10 miles from  Camborne.  The syndicate decided to incorporate  forthwith, the company to tbe known  as the Edward Baillie syndicate, limited, with a capital 6tock of $40,000,  divided into' 400'sh'ares'of a par value  of $100 each. Messrs. K. E. Mackenzie, W. J. Nelson, Harry Mcintosh,  Thomas R. Morrow and Edward Bail-  lie were appointed provisional directors  GOOD MINERAL SECTION  At Head of West Branch North  Fork Kettle River and  Cherry Creek.   '  Reached by Way of Fire Valley  Landing, on Arrow Lake,  and Vernon.  The mineral section referred to is  reached by road and trail from Fire  Valley landing on the west side of the  lower Arrow lake and by wagon road  road from Vernon to Cherry Creek,  where it connects with the Kirc Valley  trail.  The Lightning Peak group consists  of bcvcn claims,four of which arc being  crown granted, and is owned by capitalists of St. Paul, represented by \V.  ' Thoinliiibon of Xew Denver. During  the past season the following preliminary work was done to open up the  property. About 40 miles of pack  trail was built from Fire Valley landing to the proporty,*a'nd camp eqiiip-  niciit, provisions and mining tools  packed in. '...���������.'  Four of tho claims' wore surveyed  for crown grants,'considerable surface  work and about 80 feet of lineal under-  g.otuid development.  ' ,A live ton sample of ore was,sucked  and brought out to thesnieltor at Nelson,'as iiitest of values, and gavojaiitis-  factory results, the smelter returns  showing 16L ons. silvcr'and 2(i'per cent  lead per ton. ;   '  , The present route to. the'property  'from Fire, Valley landing is about 20  miles in length, about four miles being  wagon- road and the remainder fairly  good puck trail. .    Mj  Tho Bampolla^'group, owned by  Scaia brothers of Firc.Vitlley, is,crown  granted, and bus considerable development work done on it. Good values  in gold and silver are shown by the  assays.'    .. ''  The Waterloo group, owned mainly  by parties residing in Grand Forks,  has been.,doyeloped to some extent.  Two small shipments of ore have been  made, one of which gave the high return of 60!) ounces in silver, '45 per  cent lead, and $10.30 in gold. ,    ,'  The Sethi brothers,,have done'eon-  siderable development work on an extension of' the- Waterloo group and  have several promising showings of  'ore.'      * \  To the west of .the Waterloo group  Messrs." Glover of Fire Valley have  located a" number of������claims on 'which'  high grade silver ore is said ,to occur.  ' Near the head of Fire Valley river  is the Paladora, or Olds group, on Eureka mountain. This property bus  been' favorably known for many years.  At present.* movement is being made  to secure from' the provincial government a grant sufficient to construct a  sleigh road northward, up Fire Valley,  for a distance of 16 miles.  - A large amount of 'development has  been clone on the Cherry Cicek,' Mon-  ash'ce and Morgan properties, the'pros-  pects being excellent for the proving  up of payable mines in this section.  him, for which the president of tbr-  miners union uat Silverton ' wits arrested.  ' ,7. D. Kendall, M E.. b.ts reported  favoiably on the Hough Creek pio-  perty in'Cariboo. Tho drift trruwl he  estimates worth at lea-t $2.50 per  yard, and con.-iders at that value it  will pay to work'.  The'Outcrop .-ays: An inipoitant  strike has been made at the'JJelphine  Mine, another high gr.ulc ledge having  been struck. The lease holders, aro  aiming , to 'take to the river befoie  spring 100 tons of ore.; <  The Standstill says: '-With silver  hovering about 60, and likely to for,  sometime to come, it bode.-'well' for  the prosperity of the Sandon camp.  New life is about to be in parted to  our mining industry." , ���������'       -  Vancouver .brunch of the provincial  miningi association is organising a  convention'; and also'urging that local  branches take iii b'und the cntirtain-  ment of the American .Institute of  Mining Engineers,  The Le Hop repoi t showed a' loss for  the ycar,<but at the annual meeting  of the shareholders in London satisfaction was expres-ed with* i he discovery of high grade ore in the lower  levels and the resumption of profits.  At the minimi meeting of' iho I'eco  compnnv I lie renin t showid a surplus  on,hand" of $30,701 5). Tho, directors  declined it dividend of two cents per  sharo, or' $30,000. This . makes tho  total dividends paid bv the'Hecoto  date of $307,500.  'Anothei-'loiul .siuelting.furnacc with  a capacity of 250 tons a day is being  built by the Union Iron works for the  Sullivan ��������� Mining company of Marys-  villo, The Union, Iron works is also  building a,,250-ton converter "of the  JJaberlin type to teducc the amount  of sulphur in Sullivan ore.,<  LUMBER SUIT.  ' c *  '<���������������������������' J It ,  Nagle v. Empire Lumber Co.  ' At Vancouver, Tlfursday, 'Judge  Morrison entered judgment' on. the  accounts'as reported" by the* registrar  allowing the' plaintilV 100 preference  and 480 ordinary shares. '     l    .  < This "suit was begun a. year ago and  was brought by plaintifV to recover a  seventh intoiest m 101'tiniber limits  staked by 'him for Fred Robinson  Lumber Company, and which defendants refused to iillo'w'hini.iTlio matter  came up at Vancouver before Justice  Drake, when defendants'consented to  judgment for a seventh interest, a'ni.  the matter was referred to the registrai  ,to ascertain the. amount received ii  shares and money for 'thoac limits.  Defendants ' "contended "these limits  formed ii fourth of the assets" of the  Hai;bour Lumber Co., whereas the  plaintiff contended the increase in the  capitalisation of the Empire'Lumber  Co., which bought'out the* Harbour  Lumber Co., was practically on ; these  limits, and that the limits therefore  formed a 'much ''greater 'proportion  than the fourth' admitted by the  defendants.'' The" registrar upheld the  contention of defendants,"and Judge  Morrison entered judgment confirming the registrar's report. " ���������"��������� _'  " Tl?e plaintilV will take the matter to  higher court.' J. .M. Scott'and E. P.  Davis acted for plaintiff and G. S.  McCarter and F. C. Wade for v defendants.  LUMBERING.  ���������MUNDY LUMBER COMPANY.  Building Their Railway Spur.  Mi;. Pchii.ininiikcr, uiiina^or of tin  Mundy Lumber Company, has a gang  at work grading the spnr.to conned  the site of the, Mundy Lumber .Company's new mill'with the main line nt'  Tluec Valley Luke. The longt h of the  .-pur will be 2,.'i00 feet, lie U'ul.-o  ���������pttiiig.lho lumber on Hie ground for  the erection of the now mill, .ind it is  undeiBtood the plant has been ordered.  ,       i    '  '  ���������     LUMBER DUTY.  1)   ' ' r  Work of Delegation at Ottawa.  A deputation of British Columbia  lumbermen conferred with the Northwest members at Ottawa to tnlk'ovcr  putting a $2 duty on rough'huubur, us  J he United States competition is ruining the Canadian mill trade.'/ <  , Little encouragement was given the  delegation.      ,        ��������� >            ..  ,Brili.������h Columbia, regards the attitude of tho Northwest ras being the  greatest ob (aclo to getting what it  wants. Before meeting the. government fhe'lumbermen want,iI possible,  to co;nc to some terms 'with 'the  Northwest.' Tho ..general opinion is  that there will bo no turilV changes of  any consequence this session.  The Liroppsed tariU'commission will  invcstiS'Uc.iill industriesjbeforo saying  what duties ought to lie imposed.  DRIFTS.  Silver'is at Oli'and copper at 15g to  154.   Lead Xl2.15s.  The season's gold product of Atlin  is estimated at $600,000.  The Idaho mill shut down, on account of shortage of water.  The  Slocan  Star   has commenced  shipping 2.5U0 tons of zinc ore.  , The Five Metals Mines'will, build a  50 tbn smelter at Cran ford Bay.  It is stated the Trail smelter is included in the big mine amalgamation  at Ko3sland.  Byron White has bonded the Wins-  low group on Silver Cup mountain for  about $'50,000.  Le'ltoi shareholders approved proposed amalgamation of Kossland mines  with capital of $7,500,000.  The Kilo mine at Lemon Creek  shipped a carload of ore running $S4  per toii in gold, besides silver values.  F. Vv". Godsal, the newly appointed  president of the Great Northern mines,  is visiting the company's properties. (  K. H. Stewart, formerly of Bank-  head coal mines, is appointed superintendent of Center Star and War Eagle  Washington capitalists are investing heavily in the Striithmore at  Greenwood the ore sampling $147 a  ton,  The Camborne Miner is to be congratulated on the excellent special  write-up which it publishes of Fish  Creek.  A big shoot of arsenical iron, carrying high gold values has been struck  on tho Marquis and Gilbert group at  Poplar.  Messrs. Craig and IIillman have  made a shipment of ore from the  Horseshoe which is expected to run  $150 a ton.  Tho Nelson boatd of trade want a  commission appointed to consist of  a mining man and the government  assessors to investigate the question  of mineral taxation.  John Hays Hammond, the well-  known mining engineer, says the  possibilities of the mining industiy  for investment are being better appreciated every year.  The Silver-lead miners have appointed J. L. Ketallick to go to Ottawa  to enlist the co-operation of the dominion government in tho devolop-  ���������mont of the zinc industry.  Tho mining-men. of, Nelson��������� have  passed a resolution of sympathy with  M. S. Davya on .the uttenipt to shoot  FORGED  CHIPS,  The VVilnior Lumber company will  take out :{)000,000, railway tics, this  winter.        , ���������   '   '.  Cliemainus Mills have, contracted 10  supply 30,000 ('00 feet, of lumber to the  Northwest.      ' r ,, '  '    ' '   '  \. Owing to high insurance rates some  B.C. lumbermen are joining a muluaj  concern with headquarters in Seattle,''  'The Summ'crla'ncl Supply coni| any  has sold its mill at Prairie Valley to  Iticbai'dson it Co., who are also operating a mill at the Darke settlement.  1 Giving his reasons for -uppnrting a  tar'i'tVon lumber ,\\;. A. Callihtr. M: P.  said: "The products,we in British Cnl-  umbiii' pi-QCinc from Manitoba 11 nil  the territories are all protected, while  our product1 of rough lumber i.-.  placed i������ competition with ficc foreign  lumber dumped at slaughter prices."'  J.'L. Steves, for the Yule Columbia  Lumber' Co., is .cutting two million  feet of l������gs on Hock Greek.'Ho will  drive the logs to the company's mill  at Cascade, a distance'of'50 miles.  About one and a'half million feet1  are beiug cut'for the same,company  about "four miles below Midway on the  American side of the line.  .. The Columbia River Lumber, Co.  bits purchased all the land owned by  the C. P. B.,between Toby and Dutch  Creek, a. distance of 12 miles. Th'o  company will take off all timber suitable for lumber and then,sell the land  to .ranchers, as,by so doing the tiinbci  can be>got at a niuch lower. figure.  The land is being surveyed for the  company.  UAUTY OF YOU  is  sure to please b >ih ,youri(i  * .        '   1  family   and  your   guests"; if  you serve only the one  best  Most people prefer the red label.  LUMBER FOR SALE  Lumber of nil kinds nt reasonable  piiccs, Prompt delivery guiininleed.  Leave orders at Litwience's llaulwiire  Stoi e. ,  .     'F. JULIAN,  M2(,e    '        Gi Iv Creek Lumber Mill  TI10 Miihlor Mfi'lmnlCK I'uiu Tar Snnp licnl-  una boflons tliu ������kin, wliilo iiroiiiptly'i'luiiiKlnii  It of uiuimc, oil. i.i.t, lite Invaluable ���������' mo  almnlcs farinuiB, h|iui'Uiiiiun. I'Vou v.. ipluo!  roculptof 2o. for liuHliiKo. Alliurt thi c Soup  Co., iimmifiictiii'Oi'ri, Momroal.-  To Trappers  ' t r  Raw,Purs Boughu   ' *  - "\ Cash Prices-'Paid  F.    B.    WELLSj  Exporter of Furs   ' '  PA   I   EN J,0  'and.Copyright.,  ��������� obtulnoit in all voiinli-icH.  ROWLAND BRTrTAIN/,  Registered Patent Attorney       t  'Muuliiuiiciil Attorney and Kiiyim'or.  Room 3. Kah'llold Jtlook, Oram lllu si.: nu.ir I'.O  ,  ,, VANCOUVER,   B.'   C.    ' i'  A "postcard will hocuro nn i'iuiiiiik .ipimlni  nii'iil. lor thoMi who cannot mil oninm llu- il.i>  Work   is   started   on   the Panama  canal. '     .e. '  CHEQUES.  The Culprit also Breaks Gaol.  A young man with many names  made considerable trouble in the city  Monday night by passing forged  cheques purporting to be signed by  the Big Bend Lumber Company. One  of them was passed at C. B. Hume &  Co's., another at E. M. Allum's, and  another at the Central Hotel. He got  $300 cash altogether. The .cheques  were on the Imperial B-nk, and the  culprit had managed to get hold of the  Company's stamp or had onj made  like it. B. A. Lawson, of C.'B. Hume  & Co., noticed the cheque passed there  was a forgery as soon as he saw it, got  Chief,Bain and hud a warrant issued,  for .his arrest, but he eluded'the police  till next morning, when be was arrest-  as he was going out on No. 2. The  most of tlie money was recovered, but  the man got out of the lock-up on  Monday night, and has not been heard  of since.  ��������� ���������  INDUSTRIAL  N. Thompson, of the firm of N.  Thompson .V Co.. Vancouver, states  that it is nltogotner likely if the Ruth-  erby process of making steel proves a  success bis lirm will establish a plant  at Vancouver.  .Brick for Sale.  The undersigned have just burned a  kiln of 500,000 brick, of first class  quality. For price and information  apply to C. B. Hume it Co.  A Chicago Alderman Owes his  Election to Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy,  '��������� I can heartily and conscientiously  recommend Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy for affections of the throat  and lungs," says Hon. John Shenick,  220 So. Peoria St., Chicago. " Two  years ago during a political campaign,  I caught cold after being overheated,  which irritated my throat and I was  finally compelled to stop, as I could  not speak aloud. In my extremity a  friend advised me to n-e Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy. I took two'doses that  afternoon an'd could not believe my  senses, when 1 found the next morning  the inihunntion bad largely subsided.  T took several doses that day, kept  righton talking through thecompaign,  and 1 thank this "medicine that I won  my scat in the council." This remedy  is for sale by all druggists.  WOOD YARD  1 have started a permanent Wuorl  Yard on Third street. 'With mv pa-,1  experience T hope to be in a pnMiinii  to satisfy all requuemeiits of eiiMnm.  pi't,. Mi"1 and cord wood supplied in  any lengths nt reduced prices for cash-  R. SAMSON.  Halcyon HoTSprings  ~Ta. n itdrixi m.  THE MEDICAL WATERS of Halcyon aie the most curative in the  world. A perfect, natural remedy for  all Nervous and Muscular diseases  Liver, Kidney and Stomach ailments  and Metallic Poisoning- A sure cure  for "That Tired Feeling." Special  'rates on all boats and trains. Two  mails arrive and depart every day.  Tulegr.iph communication with all  parts of the world. An experienced  niassangcr.  Halcyon Hot Springs  Arrobu Lake, 3. C.  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'<.< ,,     ���������' Toronto.lOnt.J '   ',   . o  *or to     , ,  Tims KamloopsiGenkkal Acskncy  ��������� Kamloops, B, C. ,  SEE  Wing Chung's newly imported stock of Chinese  and Japanese goods.  The best assortment ever  landed in Revelstoke^ of  useful and ornamental  articles:  Tea services  Plates  Iiaskels  CancjCh.iirs    Handkorchiofs , Silk Goods,  GOLD FISH  l'-i'iest stock of ciuidieb und fruits in town.  Front Street,  Revelstoke  Flower Pots  ' Umbrella Stands  Lunch Baskets  Smoking Jackets  lilk C     "  WAH   CHUNG,  General Store and  Restaurant Keeper  A Prime Stock of Groceries, Fruit,  Vegetables.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS.  Try our Iced Sodas, Jce Cream, Strawberries and Cream.    Can't be  beaten in the City.  FRONT ST., REVELSTOKE.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  ;r,oyat Mall Linos.  Cheapest Route to tho Old Country  ALLAN LINE���������l-'i-om SI.  John  Ionian    J'"'. '-  I'relonian   Ian.   H  Corinthian Ian. Hi  Parisian      an. ii  Sicilian     I'������i. :w  CAN. PAC. A'I'LAN'I'KJS.S.���������I'Vom St. John.  lAkuChaniuliun Ian.il  ijike I'iric Ian. !!8  Like Manitoba  I'ob.ll  AMKUIUAN LINK���������K10111 New York.  Philadelphia '��������� ���������}���������">��������� ���������"  Zeelnnd     an. 7'  New York Jan.  11  St. Louis '���������'��������������� 1-8  ''WIIII'K STAIl LINK���������From New York.  Cud no      '���������������'��������� ,!  Teutonic Lin. II  OUNAKI) LINK���������Ki0111 No" York.  Iici-nia         .'.oi.   '  Liibiniii     '���������"'��������� "  Umbria        J11n.il  C.unpania 'an. '���������������  I'aisoiiKuis ticketed throuKb lo all parts of  Ureal, llritain and Iroland, and at npeci.illy low  rales to all pails of the Kuio|iean contmenl.  Apply to nearest railway or Hti'aint.liipa������ent 01  10  T.   W. BRADSHAW. Agont,   Rcvolstolcc  W. P. F   CUM     ING5,   Pacific   Aroih  iNliiil  Standara ismedy lor Gleet,  Gonorrhoea and Runnings  f Uinv 1  IN 48 HOURS.    Curos Kid- WllLJi j  nor and Bidder Troubles.  VBCTORIA.B.C  LBAYE   IT   TO   ,rCJS:  1 ,  You enn solect niiy nrtlclo from our tiffl-ptiKo cntnloKUo lu porfoct,  I'oiillduui'o Hint your iinicr will r(!cofv(*'ihc'snnie "cnrofnl iittoutlon  11- if you woro hern.   Try it.       i������ t'-      ,, '  "  p  ��������� QUEEN'S  WHIIc   CHINA",  Spiral FI1110, Finn Kncli-h Cliiun  T0.1 Cup, iiml S nicer-,1 S'.'.Vldo/. f I'oco.i Jiil-s. il.(f) and fll'i  To ipnt.-, "ic, >l oii'ind sl.'.'-iinicli? Mullin Df-ho^..,, jl.00  I'ln'to-. ,'i-i'/e-i, tlM to I'-VJidoz  V.iili Cup-...',...' $1 oOdoi  CuloryTruys ,"iHc,' 7.1c ouch  dike Platos -i'ic  lioi.cy Pots, 2'slioi., .Vic. "ic  Crillco I'ot- M.2J, 31.00  each!  o.iciij  uacli]  oachl  eachl  ' I  Qiioi.iliniis siibiniiti'd lyr l'iisi'i-ti'd."Toolli, .Shingle or othi'i- Solid, Tooth'Sn  ind .ill   kinds of repair work.. Mill men I'vi'i-vwheiv arc sending us "reni'i  hiisiiu-h, after ONI^   trial.    IIOI3 HITS "AND SHANKS .in   all sizes-kppt  '���������'lock nl, lowest rate?. ' I J   _,  ivs  ���������nt?.'  in  REVELSTOKE, B, C.  V ABRAHAMSON    BROS..    PROPRIETORS. *  Newly "built.      First-class in every respect.     j\11 modern'conveniences.  \( 'Large Sample Rooms.' _ , \  ���������Rate's $1.50 per Day,    ,       .Special Weekly Rates.     ;  ���������   ���������    ,'  Queen's Hotel,  Trout' Lake, under, same management  f$> rfh ffa f$������ r$i r$) f$>1rft"������f$> rfr) r$? (*$> r^r^jf^f^f^f^f^f^f^f^f^f^f^j^^^f  I   HOTEL   LARDEAU  f  $* COMAPLIX ��������� '���������%  ^ The Best House in Town.    -    Well Furnished    -    Good Table <|j n*  fn     Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept in St6ck.     %  f W. HAMILTON. Proprietor. ' ,$  ,u     1  ueen s  COMAPLIX  '-    CHIEF YOUNG,    - -\ Proprietor.  Best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Travellers to Fish Creek will find excellent accommodation  at this Hotel.  r      E   B.   EDDY'S  ���������5?  " KING EDWARD," 1000s  " HKADLIGIIT.' 500s  '��������� KAGLE.'- 10U* .ind axis  " VIOTOU1A."  '��������� LITTLE  CO.MET."  FOR   SALE   EVERYWHERE.  ������t  Are the Best that can be bought.  Don't experiment with other and  inferior brands.  USE   ZEIDZD-ST'S  iDiRiiisnK:  PERFECTION   COCOA  It is absolutely pure  COWAN'S CHOCOLATE CAKE ICINGS,  CREAM BARS ETC. ARE VERY CHOICEST QUALITY  The COWAN GO., Limited, Toronto THE KOOTENAY MAIL  s -  Is the Time to  Keep Warm  M'    m I  I  To do this'look at the    ,  supply of  l f ( (        o  Ghamois Vests  Chest! Protectors and  Chamois Skins  ' '    AT THE      '   ,  CANADA DRUG &  ������ BOOK CO.  ,     ���������     DIED. ,  J3i:attv,���������At Revelstoke, on Feb. Stb,  W. R, Beatty, manager Ariowlicad  ' ���������    Lumber Co., aged 08 yeais.  Local and General.  $25,000 of  the'city debentures have  - been taken up. ( ,  The Phoenix Pioneer'has issued one  of the best special numbers  produced  in thenwest.  <"   The'city  engineer,  city clerk,  and  .-.city   solicitor  atL Vancouver  arc   requested to resign.  The Newfoundland government has  'taken over the telegraph system, pny-  thc Beid's $1,561,2-14.  The Fern ie, trouble has f been settled  by tlie Crows Nest Coal company buying out the Telephone company.  ' At the Ashcroft rifle ranges J. Simp-  eon was accidentlyshotin the abdomen  by J. Graham, but,is recovering.    ,  '    During the cold spell   last week the  'thermometer went down  to 50'below  'zero at Laggan and 52 below yesterday  This was- the coldest morning  ex-  , perienced in Kevelstoke"for some years,  thermometers  registering  from  19 to  122 degrees below zero. 1  .'��������� Next week's issue of the  Mail' will  contain   an "illustrated    write-up   of  rmining  in. Fish   Creek  and the Lar-  deau., t   (    ,  " The city council has received a letter  refusing to pay water rates and claiming $500 damages by the writer for  ' being characterised as a pa'uper.  " The Nelson branch of the Provincial  Mining Association suggests the mineral tax be levied on* net profits, laboi  costs' being deducted from mill and  smelter returns."  Some of those who acted as salvage  corps at the fire at W. Fleming's threw  the mirrors and other breakables out  of the windows and carried' the  mattresses gently down stairs.  ��������� The city council got an eye-opener  at last meeting on 11 suggestion they  ���������vere liable, under the Employeis Liability Act, for injuries to liretnon, and  decided to take legal advice1 on the  matter.  The fire'-brigade have "had a lot of  experience at fires lately. Owing to  miscellaneous interference it is intended to impiovethe system of giving  orders by, the captain of the brigade,  and the whistle system will probably  be introduced.  ' On Sunday night W. Fleming's  residence again took fire,'the loof  being considerably damaged. The  cause was a defective stove-pipe. The  brigade rendered prompt service. The  building was insured with H. N.  Coursier. and the loss was piomptly  adjusted. >  ���������The storm- which set in Thursday  caused considerable trouble on the  C. P. R., though traffic has been kept  open in splendid shape. On Thursday  No. 1 was delayed many hours on the  big hill at- Field owing to the road  drifting up as fast as it was cleared by  the rotaries.  We have received high compliments  of the excellence of the story we pub  The  Body's  Health  From the Baby to the Grand  Dame. We all need brushes  For the body and hair. We  have the best  Nail  Tooth  Bath and  Hair  Brushes  ���������we could possibly procure.  RED CROSS  DRUG STORE  (;HAS. J. QU1NAN; Manager.  lislied in our holiday number, sow nil  subscribers stating it was the be-t tbey  o\ery tend. 'And now we hit told our  special number and the stoiy weio i(i  sueli high demand in faraway Olen-  garry that the Kootkvay Mam/is one.  of the best known neivspapci's there  and wa'.s lead by everybody "in, lbe  district. ' , "  Social & Personal,  1'. Burns is vciy, ill at Ottawa.  '  Mis. .). M, Scott gave a whist pin t.v  last evening,  ' Ii. il. Alluni lotu'riied ycstoiday  from his eastern trip,  H, Mooiioy has been appointed  station acent at Palliser.  A well-known Revelstoke citizen  has just come into * 10,000.   "      ������  Mis. C.ilcyentertained a large p.uty  at her,residence,'Second street, Thius-  day. ,' .  II. T. JiilVrayo succeeds T. li. liakei  'as'accouiitiint of the Imperial li.ink  here.  Mivaind Mrs. C. 13. Hume have returned from their honeymoon trip to  California. '  Mr. Ouunisun, of Ot'anbrook, will be  iiccoui.tant wit Impuiial bank at  Arrowhead. ���������'���������  Chief Justice Falconbridgo, 6f Ontario, succeeds' Justicen Ifilliim on the  Supreme Court lionch.   ���������  II. Mortimer-Lamb is in the ballot  foi the secretaryship of the Canadian  Mining Institute. ,  ^Martin I!iirrcll,,of Clrand Dorics, has  assumed the editorship of the News-  Oiizetto at (Jrand Forks.   ->  Mr. and Mrs. F.T. Aboy were in the  city1 Tuesday on their��������� way 1 to the  coast and California for .1 holiday trip.  , Cleveland V. Hall, of .Vancouver,'is  on a two "months, visit to Revelstoke,  accompanied by 'Mis, > Hall and  child: on.  A. E. Philips, iniinitger Imperial  Bank, went to "Arrowhead yosteiday  to arrange for opening the bankV  ollice there. ' <L  J. A. Macdonald, of Hossland, Icadei  of the Liberal opposition in the local  legislature is one of'the recently  created batch of King's Council.  W. JBlakcInorc, tho well-known  mining engineer, is to take editorial  chinge of the Nelson Tiibune during'  John Houston's absence at Ottawa'.  ^Mis. Mediae, sen 1., mother of Postmaster McRae, and .Miss. McKac  arrived in Revelstoke this week to  make their home permanently hcie.  1 Friends of a 'A. Johnson, of the  Revelstoke Herald, will be glad to  learn that he made the nice little sum  of $7,000 out of a mining deal, and  wish him good luck with his piece of  good fortune.  The night at the link, arranged by  the Epworth League for Monday lust,  was the most successful evening's  skating of the season. The ladies provided lefreshments, and the league  netted a nice surplus. t  II. S. C'lyloy, who has opened a law  oflice in the city, wasfonnerly prcmiei  of the Northwest Territories, and takes  great' interest 'in the 'scheme now  before the Dominion ( parliament to  grant autonomy to the.Ton itories.  Dan Alton, who for many years has  filled the position of biidge superintendent for the C. F. IL on the western  division, has resigned his position to  become western representative of the  Canadian Pipe Company. '  The many friends of Aichib.tld  McMillan, of the McDonald-McMillan  Company, the well-known Manitoba  conti.ictors, will rogiet to Icitin of his  serious illness at Ottawa. Mr. McMillan is picsidcnt cof the Anon head  Lumber Co.  'jlis.A'. II. Brown, wile of the Mayor  of Rovelst6ke, went to K01.5l.1nd this  week on a visit to Mis. Dan Thomas.  Mis. Urovvn and Mis. Thomas were  lecontly elected by the Kathhone  Sistcis as delegates to the supreme  temple when it convenes in New  Oilcans.  Mr. and Mrs. 11. F. Hay entertained  a large number at a sleigh paity Wednesday night, 53 leaving the city on  the tup. which was a most enjoyable  one. The hospitality of Mr. and Mrs.  Hay was gieatly appieoiated, dancing  and music aiding in ' making the time  pass happily.  The many friends of Mr. H. T.  Watt, the popular teller of the J mperial  Bank, ate glad to see him out again  ,ifter his recent illness. Mr. Watt  leaves next week for bis home in  Biantiord, Ontario having been  granted a leave of absence for a month  in which to regain his former health  CHURCHES.  el. I'l.'il.Hi.���������Sixth Sunday after  lipiphauy. Usual services at S,w d 11  a. 111. and 7-30 p. 111.  Mi.ruoin-i.���������A. in , subject ' Conditions es.-ential to beholding tho  CJIory of Cbri't." The evenuu: service  will be under the nuupiceu of the  lipwoitb League. Special music  anthem. " By the Rivers of Babylon,"  the choir, solo, " Face to face," Mrs.  Crecliiuin, Ouartct, "Sweet peice, the  gift of Cod's love," Mc&d.lines liews  and Dent and Messrs. Barber and  A Hum. hormon to young men by the  Pastor, the Rev. C. II. Sutherland,  subject: " Three young men with the  courage of theirconvictions." Visitors,  strangers and young men especially  invited.    A scat. A  book. A  welcome.  On Monday eve ling the monthly  lipworth League Consecration service.  A helpful meeting.    All are welcome.  Sr. Anpuuw's.���������Sunday, Feb. 12th.  Morning, "The teachings of n miracle.''  livening, Sir Walter Scol t's -1 If cut, of  Midlothian;" the great moral.  Business Locals.  (ir.uiiapliono Kccoids and all supplies kept at'the Canada Drug Stoic.  Dr. Milioy will settle in Nelson,  having purchased the denial practice  of Dr. btoildarl. _ ''   . _ '<      .  > Chest pioleotoi-s and chamois vests,  all si/.oi, kept nt the Canada Drug  Store. ' '  K. Truoiiiiin will bo in his studio in  Revelstoke on Tuesday, Milt Feb., foi  about three weeks. >  - Dr. Moirison is fitting up first-class  dental parlors at the Lavviencc Block,  and will move there.  Opening up my new spring goods.  The first consignment of the season is-  now to hand. Come and make youi  selection in time. J. B. Oressinan.  ' Nice now books and the latest mag-,  a/.incs for reading these cold evenings.  You can get them at the Canada Drug  and Book Store. ���������,  'The Lawrence Hardware Co. is niuvi  ing into Us' new premises, m, which  business will be opened dining, the  coining week.' ,  Bio.fk iipJtbat cold with, I'.iomo-  Quinino. -The Canada Drug and Book-  Co. have a fresh stock on hand.  Ii. .1. Bourne, intimates he is oll'er-  ing 20 per cent discount dtning February 011"all cash puichitscs at his new  store on First street.      i  The Ladies Aid of the Piesbyleri.in  church 'intend "giving a cobweb party  lit the manic on Tuesday evening,  Feb. W. Admission 25c,'ohildicn under 12, 15c. ...   i  We have engaged the services of a  tinsmith and arc prcp'.uod to do all  kinds of tinning work. Oideis left  with us will have prompt attention  Moscrop Bros., Second Sticot,^Revelstoke.  W. B. Finlcy, tho'Okanngtin Valley  photographer,' will, make a visit to  Kevelstokc the lust, two weeks in  February. If you need anything in  photographic line hestitc and secliim.  All work will be finished in Revelstoke,  the ([utility of which will be of a very  high otdcr. -      1/50M  One of thejnost successful business  men of Aniciica says. "Judicious advertising is 'as essential.to business as  11 postage stamp is to' the letter one  diops'in a postollice.'' If ymi wi'h to  succeed in bcsincss gel a space in the  advcitising columns of the Kooi-kxay  Mai 1,"  GRIP "AND PASSWORD.  M.vsuMo���������A new Masonic lodsjc vva-  iu-titucd in lindeiby Sattnday.  W O W.���������The Canadian U oodmar.  savi-���������" hi luoking over the Clin-tin.is  number of the Isootenay Mail we aie  very pleased to see the photographi uf  three pioiuinent citi/en- of Iteiel-toke  P.. C. who are also leading ii'cmbeis of  0111 Camp, Mouni.iin View No 220,  vi/. ��������� Suva J M Scott, Ii l". Fri'iney.  C J. Kuhk n- Wood mi n are always  well to the front wtK-re'-er they are  found. -Mid we are gl.nl lb.it our camp  .it Revelstoke are gluing their pirt to  maintain this enviable /('potation for  our order. '  RATimoxf Sii-rn:- ���������The Ro=-iand  .Miner ;,!>-; At a regular -f���������-ion ������f the  temple the officer,- ar-tl niember- w.-u-  honored bv a fraternal vi.-it from Mr-  II. A. Brown, wife of II. A. Brown,  mayor of Rev'el-toke Mr.-. Bi.iwn  holds the high po-ition of -upr������-m<  repiesentative in the order, and i-  making fraternal^ visits to ditlurent  temples thiotighoiit tiu^ jiiri-diction  .She i- a veiy lluent and impie-.jive  speaker and is wel' posted on tb<^  workings ,of Ratbbino Ord<M It i-  her intention to remain 111 Ifin-buul  for the next tvv./d.i.v- befnie pror'cding  to \i������it the Ti.ul temple  POLITICAL.  PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURES  .The legislature met 'Thursday.  In the sneech the ministry takes  ciedifc for the country'i! general prosperity and for rehabilitation of- the  finances, claiming that for the first  time in years'tho revenue has exceeded expenditure, This showing is conditional upon the non-recognition of  1 bo amount spenton the Westminster  bridge,'which would leave a surplus of  $27,000.   o  ^Reference is made to assessment  commission, bettor tonus from Dominion,,11 settlement of the difficulties in  dyked ' binds, of the' Fra3or will be  attempted, and amending .legislation  promised in Sup/eme and. County  Court Acts, Public School Act and  Uanic Law.    ' '.  With lespect'to its uiilvvay policy  the speech says: ���������'Tbeio is no doubt  the development of impoitant sections  of the Province,*��������� rich in natural resources,'can not, be cll'cctcd, without  e.\tension of 'our lailvvay system,.and  my government has under advisement  methods by , which transportation  facilities can bo secured for these districts without placing unduo'burdens'  on the P10vi1ioi.1l exchequer."     ,      ,  '  Petitions ate beingciiculatcd asking  the Federal Government to re appoint  Sir Henri J.oly as Lieut.-Gover'nor.^  ..John Oliver asked what bad been  done to, enforce payment of, timber  dues. Stuart^ [lendeison asked return 1 of expenditure on Cariboo road.  A RAILWAY SESSION.  Many Companies'looking for  ���������   Land Grants."  11    ,  Railway men are assembling at Victoria. It is stated tho Clrand Tiunk  wants .a land subsidy fir its Pacific  liiic. ' ''  The C. P. R. wants the giants back  for the cancelled coal and oil lands as  sulisidy for the Columbia it Western  or lands in lieu. r r (  F. .W.-Holland wants aid for a  boundaiy load.  McLean JiiOs. and the Gtcat Northern ask a subsidy for Coast-Kootenay  lailvvay. ' " , ,...  The Kootenay Cential wSuits subsidy  for the Golden-Foi t Steel line.  The Gieat Northern wants subsidy  for a line from Vancouver to connect  with Grand Trunk Pacific.  The C. P. R. vuinlSj,subsidy for extending the li. it N. to northern part  of Vancouver Island.  Subsidies will also be inked for the  Kettle Valley, ripences Biidge to Nicola Like, and   Pacific   Northcin-Om-  ��������� '       1 >  eiiie.i i.ulwavs.  .   ONTARIO CABINET.  Premier Whitney and His New  Ministers.  The following is the new Ontario  Cabinet- Hon. .1. P. Whitney, piemicr  and attoiney-genenil Hon.'.T. J: Foy,  commissioner ciown lands- Hon. A J.  Mathesoij, piovinci.il treasurer; Hon.  Dr. Pyne, minister education; Hon.  N. Monteith, minister agriculture;  Hon. Dr. Re.uime, commisBioner public works; Hon. W. J. Ilanna, provincial -ecretary; Hon. Adam Beck, Hon.  Col Hondrie and Hon. Dr. Willougb-  bv  >\ithout portfolio.  t*>  DO  You realize that Real Estate in' Revelstoke offers a very 'profitable and safe  investment. ,Do you realize that prices  are bound to advance from 25 per cent,  to 50 per cent. , within the next few  months ? ' ,   '  IT  Will be worth something tc ,you to' in-  vestisratc the correctness of this   stale-  ��������� ��������� '       <        I I        "  ment; it matters not.wnether you have  a few dollars or a few thousands to invest. ' There can only be'1 one result���������  PROFIT.,, 0    ,  NOW  Is the time to invest. .'Now is ihe time  to invesiigatc. 'Now is -the lime to  familiarize yourself with ,the different  properties. Call'today for list and terms.  D*0 IT NOW Our land is the" choicest in the City,���������the Smelter Townsite.  Revelstoke Insurance  Agency, Limited.  Real Estate.       Loans.v   'Insurance!"  f  ���������'  jj  '.(1  I  v?I  *f C* I  t'<?  1   ���������a^^^^^^^^ri^^^-'J^^^^!^- -5-5^^-5^^^^^-S  '%  WELLS,  RICHARDSON &  CO.?S  IMPROVED BUTTER COLOR  $ .Gives the True^Golden June Tint,that Guarantees Prize Butter.             r Jj  |   '<���������'   ���������' '     ''            The Larg-est and Best Creameries and Dairies in the World Use~It. $  '   |   LOOK FOR THE DANDELION TRADE MARK. ,   BEWARE V SUBSTITUTES AND IMITATIONS.* ������  1      ft;                                                    ALL   DKTTG&ISTS   .A-WID   X>3SJL.X,J&JEt.S.                                               ' &  CRISiS IN QUEBEC.  iviiii'bec, l'"''l> 10.��������� Three cnhmet  miiii-ter- li.ivi" H'siirned and lifty  iiiemlici.s with them, leaving I'rciniei  ��������� '.Kent with following of eleven.  POINTERS.  TO CORRESPONDENTS.  Miinuim���������We have .-miictliing  else to du than refily to "noli attack-  Surely yiu don't .-U p to ki.;k <-vriy  cur that bark- at ymir iir^l- in tin  street '���������I'M   K 'M  (Joiiservativc  >v .K'cl.im.ition  A Safe Cough Metjicine for  Children.  RINK.  The link will bf opi'i- foi -ktt.ii.'  every afternoon iinni ^i to ������������������ nnl in tin  evening from X to B> p   m.  (if.'iitlemoii'- -1 a'/ui tick-ti ?���������*> '������'>  Indies |.'J (K), -ingle tieki'ls 2'ii 01 livi-  for $100.  Ticketi may be bad .it V  (I   Biovvn -  cigar stori or.it the rink.  i:ilt('  Moscrop Bros.  Sanitary  Plumbing, Mot Water  & Steam Heating, Pipe Valve  Hillings, Tinning work of  all   Descriptions.  Electric Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  'Electric Fixtures ftS Put In.  In buying a cough .medicine for  children never be afraid to buy Chamberlain's Couj'b Remedy, .There is no  danger front it and1 relief is always  sure tc follow. It is especially valuable  Kle^n^ Street, Revelstoke  II I. li.-oleii, tin-  ii nb 1, h.i- I" ��������� u,el".-t<d  ii>l   C.ii Itou , '  'I 111 Ho-- govt'rnment rr - I������rn������-tl |  I )i-day ind Whitin-y w,i������ <ali"d to)  ,1 1 in a culiii.ut, j  I'll', ('ui.idiiin Maiiufai turer-. A'-'n-j  i.ttinn 1- w.i^iii^' w.ir on U.ilphj  Mi.'th'- u'linr I il������ 1 li-iri-l.it ion at;  1 it t rv 1  1 1 '    i'.l!   i'i  ,mii'-i.'I tla  1 uliv.iy net  ii\ '   imp. Il'iv 1 ul.vay- to jirut' ct level '  iTi.-ini;.'   in    '��������� i\ n-   p.i--iil   tbi'   eulii-  111. 'i- by .1 in i/irity of 10  -1 v.-iai Con-  -ei ��������� ati-.f- -up|i'iitn.g it.  'rhe ri'-.v- of th' i-l',f tiou-5 from  tinr.irio sIioa- tnc ��������� (traoiiliniuy f.''-t  ihU the problbitionistr' vot'd ag.uri-t  thi- yovniment li.'f-aii-e tbey would  ii'it -^ivi- (inibihition Ifgislatioo nod  tbi distill' rj combined agaii.-tt tbf rn  hciMii-" the If.'nliilioii tbf-y g.iv- ivai  nut iiilb'-ir-ntly in their internt  Hov,  Whitney will gi-f along   -uipport-  1 ed in   he  is by two inl.ere-its diarnetri-  'cilly opposfd i" 11 problem.  1 The Steamer Archer had 11 brcak-  j.dovvn with the result the north arm of  Arrow lai.ko is again frozen over, and  the steamer service bus 'bud to bo  suspended'till spiing. .This'will be 11.  great ��������� inconvenience to the l/irdeau  and Kish Crock, its it may be six weeks  tu two moiuhs before navigation can  bo resumed. '  THE CITY.  Railway and Other. Improvements���������A Great Season's  Progress in sight for Revel-  stokei  With the new C. P. R. station and  extended yards about to bo put in  hand at Itcvelstoke the City is> entering on a season of great progress. The  new station and yards will be among  the finest of the company's system. A  gicat deal of excavating and masonry  work will have to be done in connection with the new station, as the hill  in the rear of the station site has to  be cut away and a huge masonry wall  erected, behind which will run ';the  new load to connect the city with the  C. P. It. Hotel.  The new station will have a long  platform extending westward, from the  north side of which the south tiain  will depart.  ;ihi; c. f. u. siioi'S.'  Jt is probable steps will shortly be  taken to extend the C. P. It. shops  here, as these-will be the'principal  shops of the company in British  Columbis. New and up-to-date machinery is, to be. added and the shop  statl' is to be considerably increased,  111 order to handle the bulk of the  company's railway work. This docs  not mean that the shops at Vancouver  will be 1 educed in importance but  they will be' specially equipped for  handling the steamship machinery,  the extensive possessions of the company necessitating their having large  special shops to handle this work, and  leaving the work of handling tho lolling stock to Revelstoke. There is  .���������Ho the mechanical work of the S'and  O branch and Arrow bake steamers to  he done heie, and it is not unlikely the  time may conic when the C. !'. R. may  iitiild 11 branch north to tup tho big  Iti'iid. The C. I'. It. is adopting a more  vigorous policy than ever in British  Columbia, and'wheievcr the company  giici.it railway building it makes for  pro^u's-i and prosperity.  Since the company arranged with  Ihe city to get the suipllis oveillow  hum The new city waterworks the"  iv.it 1 1 riipplyat the shops and yard  h.is lucii exeollent. The air compres-  "ion s.Vitern with which the shop is  fitted ir1 also a great convenience.  Since Mr. Anthony has taken charge  of the -shops things have gone swimmingly, the utmost harmony having  piev.iilcd amongst t he employes, and  the work has been well kept up to date.  The C P, It shops arc an important  fi .1 tut'��������� of the City of Revelstoke providing .1 large mill Htculy pay-mil, and  Hie-c iliiipi arc only in the'u infancy,  fo," the tune willcome when the C.I1.II.  will connect the Crow's Neil, line with  the main line at Itcvelstoke, and thus, j  with the Kootenay trallic, will make I  this city the most important railway  junction in I'ritish Columbia,   i ��������� ' ' '  Ifi.'i hands arc at present employed  in the C. P. It. shops. .    ,-.  OITV   t.Mi'ROVKMKN'TS.  Plans arc out for a new hotel to be  built, on a central site.  Plans are also out for a $5,000 resid  ence for C. B. Hume,' to be built ;on  McKenzie Avenue at corner of Third  Street.       , > > i>  A leading builder has purchased alb  the available lots on Third street east  for buildingpurpqses.  ' A deal is on for the amalgamation  of the whole" of the townsite interests  of the city under one management.  A new loan company, the Great  West, intends doing business in Revelstoke, C. F. landmark to be president  of the local board; W.A. Foote, assessor ; and the Revelstoke Insurance  Agency, agents.  A new industry is projected in the  shape of a large and up-to-date sash  and door factory to operate in connection with one of the lumber-mills.  Sawyer Bros, sash and door factory  will run right through,the season for  the first time in its history, the business fully warranting this course. The  local factory now gets a considerable  share of the trade of the Northwest.  Several new residences and business  blocks are projected. Everybody feels  the" greatest faith in the future of  Revelstoke, which is now recognized  as one of the soundest and most pio-  tjressive cities of the west.   ������  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.  The inenibcis of Camp 22!), C. W.  O. W., desire to express their sincere  thanks to nil who helped to make  their annual entertainment a success,  and also thank the public for their  generous patronage,  THANKS.  I beg to tender my thanks for their  excellent service tu the lire biigade  and citi/ens of Revelstoke who turned  out to assist in saving my pioperty  mid extinguishing the lire at my house  on Sunday night.  W. Ku:uis-ti.  Cut Glass  The  Best  on  Earth  XMAS GIFT  J. Guy Barber  GUILLETTO & GALLO  Socond St., Itovolstol.0,  announce they have enteied into partnership as  Grocers, Confectioners, Fruiterers  nii.VLlCUS  IN   DRY HOODS  ��������� AND   HOOTS   AND   SHOliS  and will  extend   their business with a  view of making it second to none.  lotitc  WANTED  TENDERS  Teiideis will he received on and alter  Tuesday, .Ian .'list, up to Thursday,  Feb. Kith, at (i o'clock p, in., lor the  building ,il stole on First street. Plans  anil .specifications can be seen at the  nil let's of Hoiinii' Uros. and .1. U. Aluc-  donald. I5S|-.|  WANTRD���������Woik of any kind by  young married man; good with  horses; adapted to bviiness; wife good  cook.   Apply at Mail olTim1.   WANT-HI.) KNOWN-All kinds of  loose-leaf account books, card  indexes, and special ruled, perlor.iled  or punched papers nioy he obtained .it  the Ivootknay Mail priiitiiigoflieiv.  WANTISU���������Ciil lor general bouse-  woik.     Apply  to  Mrs. -.1.   U.  Macdonald, Kiist Mreel, Kevvlstuke.  Tugs, Launches for sale  Yachts, Scows charter  WAINE, ALEXANDER & CO.,  Ship and Machineiy Hrokers,  321 Cordova St. West, Vancouver, B. C  For Sale.  .Six hoise power Waterous vertiCHl  hiiiler 11 ud engine, only in use a year.  Reason for selling is that we require  more power to drive our increased  plant and for heating purposes.  ' THE KOOTENAY MAIL  PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  ��������� Revelstoke.  CERTIFICATE   OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  Meadow, SLylm-lc, Sli.iku^puiii'u, Holla,- D.iv-  t'liiioitiinil Itiill'iicr mineral claims, situate 111  Die Airovvlak-e Mining Division of West ICoote-  iiuy Dislrlul. Whore locntcil:���������On head of  Mineral ereuk, a tributary of Cariboo crook.  Ai-ioulaki! Mining Divi-ion, Weil Ivootenay  UiMrict.  TAKK NOTICK that I, l**tcduriuk It. Uloek-  boiKcr of ltoiiliuiil. U. C. Iroeorileil ownor of  I lie above nameil uUiiinl flee miner's ocrlill-  cuto No. 110", I'.ll, intend, si\tv days fiom tint  date lieiuof, to apply to (lie mining recorder  for .1 certificate of iiiipi'oveinenti, lor Ihe purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the above  claims.  And fintlior take nolice lli.it action, under  section ,'l", must be commenced before the  issuance of -uch certificate of impiovenienUs.  IJ.ited this Illlli day of January, A. I). 1W,.  I'\ It. HLOOKHEIUiKR.  YODO FUJI  has reopened a  RESTAURANT  on McKen/ac Avenue.  Open Day and Night. First-Class Service  157tc  IF you want good work done in  House, Carriage Painting or Decorating  call on '  D. BRILL  Paper Hanging a Specialty.  Douglas street        next H. Needham's  Revelstoke. 139 ap w  -Jisl  r i  M  a .  H'

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