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Array ' /  "V,  ��������� >"" A  r, a| rfr a   'Mm  ��������������� f^ wt--  I  ������JT3  /^5?  Vol. 4.���������No., 35.  REVELSTOKE. WEST KOOTENAY. 'EG, DECEMBER 1  1897.  $2,00 a Year. ,  QUITTHEGOVERNMENT  THE MEMBER   FOR   NORTH   KOOTENAY TAKES A DECIDED STEP. ���������  He has not been in touch some time���������  " , Not -..consulted   in   Commissioner  n    appointment���������Puts  his  position  before the people. ,    ,  ilSHI''  '   ' (  Editor Kootenay Mail :  Dear Sir:���������For  I lie,, information  of  my politii',1,1   friends and siippoiters, I  beg to s.-ry Lh.-il thcieconl appointment  of John D. Sibbald, as  Gold  Commissioner, was umdi-  without   my  knowledge, .-mil I have had  no   infm million,  direr! ly or indiioclly, from nny ol'ilt i.-iI  - sourer*, thai Midi an appointment"1 vvas  contemplated.    Having been ,i Govern-'  uieni   supporter   and   Member of lhe  Legisladiic for many year.-, I'claim the  right to nl least advise Willi the   Executive as lo who would  he a likely  and  prop'er iiljfic-i.-i 1 for this impoi l.-uil'  posi-  < tion.. This is llu* second t ime my political''leader   has    made,   appoint incuts  without, mv knowledge. ' 1 cannot lini-  get' support <r Premier under such   degrading conditions, and. have   decided  to cut myself clem-of t he Tin ner -f'ov-  erntnont,   without' further   'ceiemony.  Should my political fi iends and supporters object lo sih h i! proceeding, in that  event I will   he  pleased   to  resign   mj  seat iii the Legislature.  1 wish to add in conclusion that the  troubles between in vself nnd Member.-*  of the Executive are not,' of lecenl.  origii.. During last session I left the  House intending at, that li'ine to cut  myself clear of the Government paity  and wrote Hon. Mr. Turner .1 letter  covering .-even pages of'foolscap explaining my re.i-oii.- for so doing, and,  that I intended placing my resignation  .with proper .-iiitlKir'iiy.' I v.-.ra sent for  and niiitters patched-- up temporarily.  Since that time Thei e hub lieen frit-lion,  evasion and wi isrgling. It was not that  way in Theodore Davie's lime.  I shall hike the earliest' opportunity  lo obtain an expression of opinion fioin  my constituents.'  'J. M. Ki:llji-.  Revelstoke, Dec'10. IS'.1?.       "   '  ll, isa Dominion and national question.  And on it (he Hei aid has made up its  mind to take a dclertiiined stand, fr.uu  wliieli all the mud slinging of thi' Mail  for the nexi, six months will not cause  il to budge .'.ii inch.  RevoNtoke Herald, D"c. l.'illi.��������� r **  Hut as the choice has to lie made  between the Liberal platform and Llie  Turner, government, ( hen the Herald  has no hesitation in saving thai, of the  Iwo if rasllji j j i-r/f/r.-t a nd jrill support  the. Turner (/o rem nie.nl.  This is not all, however. The Mail  will show thai (he Herald has advocat-  many, if not, indeed most, of the planks  of this platform and violently denounced tin; Turner government. Jt,  will prove ilk shameful change of  opinions (o (lie hilt, and m.-iki* il eat  its pasi ut lei'.-inces without hall. \\"e  will,give it, pills with no siigaremit and  tieal it to still more of its own "common sense and vigorous English."  SEASONABLE SUPPLIES  WHERE AND WHAT TO   BUY   FOR  ' ���������  "   THE HOLIDAY SEASON.   ���������  A list of progressive business houses  , patrons of the Mail���������In their stores  everything" needed may be had���������  Read their notes.  THE NEW CENTRAL HOTEL.  Formally Opened   With a Big  Dance  Thursday Night.     ,,   ,  Messrs., Abrahani-*o;i, Bros-., were as  good as I heir word v, hen t bey announced .-u ''grand opening"' for 'their new  Central Hotel for Thursday evening.  It vvas indeed a grand opening. Everyone vvas invited and, generally speaking everyone came. Tlieguesis filled the  splendid new house and they were  made welcome !:i (rue hospitable style!'  The new dining-i ooin was used for  dancing���������the principal feature of tin;  evening's ��������� enterlaiuiiieiit���������and about  fifty couples footed-it merrily, to t lie  excellent nmsjic of the 'orclicstin and  under.the direction of Guy, Harbor  as floor manager,, until slim t'y before  midnight, when a 'splendid supper was  served     with'   no     unstinted     hand.  ���������  , , i  Though '"God save the Queen-' was  played it served the' purpose ,only ol  the more sedate. The rest of, the  guests kept it. going till 'about 3.30 a.in.  when t liev depart ed; tired hui happy.  A Mail rc[ l-esentalive took   llu*  op-  AA'itli   the ��������� iippro'nch   ot Xin.is,   tlie  most, festive season uf the year, people  are anxious  to know when*, tliey   .shall'  buy iind what.    Tlie enletpris' of our  local houses, which ine patrons  of  the  Mail, lias been so   noticeable, that^=in-  tlie following, article, devoted   to   the  contents of their -Mores, vvill   bo found  .���������everything roquhed to suit lho season.  BOURNS BROS. '      ,  Iii tlio well stocked premises of ibis  old established firm may be.'found it  splendid selection in almost every line  of goods. Jn groceiies every thing, .'is  teas, coli'ces, branded and blended,  Horn*?, sugais,'choose, iiii.-ico .meal, spices, potted and vanned meals', fish and  fruits, apples,.orange-,, lemons, laisins.  mils, currants and almonds. J-bmcy  goods'of all kinds aie.also shown,' and  no trouble need be experienced m selecting suitable useful or ot ii.iiiieiit.d  gills. Dioss goods too aie fully coin  plete to please the ladies, and gentlemen cm suit tlionise!ves in any kind'  of fin iiis'iiiugs. Don't, forget tlie hardware dep.'titincur,'which is the most  '""'" '" ">���������>"-���������" "������������������>   the  vvaldies and   anything   in   his   line ttt  con eel prices.  MCCARTY'S MEAT MARKET.  Under the management of the obliging Mr.' Cow Ies, whom we hear from  Winnipeg was pionounced <to be the  most perfect mr.... in his trade, there or  in Chicago, F.,McCurlv is prep.nod lo  oiler foi inspection the most artistic,  complete und nil est .show of diessed  meat carcasses ever shown in H.C, Air.  Cowles challenges comparison unci asks  the, public to step in Xmas _wco��������� and  see lhe specimens of his art. Mr. Mc-  Oai ty intends, he says, to lead the district in his business and vvill spare no  expense to give the people what, they  want. '   '  RANK POLITICAL JOB.  SIDDALD   APPOINTED   GOLD   COMMISSIONER FOR N. KOOTENAY.  (Continued on page 2)  RESIGN FROM COMMITTEE.  Messrs. CoAvan and Crage Say' Their  Names Were Used,Without Consent.  ElJITO'j? KOOTHNAY MAIL : '  Sir:���������Your issue ' lust _ Saturday  m.-nlioiied my name a.s one of Ihe  executive committee of the iccently  formed Conservative Association. Al-  lovv'nie to rsliite (h.it my election on  such committee was unauthorized and  entirely.' without my' L*'i(>vv ledge ' or  consent. I resent, such libeity with my  name and ������ hereby tender my  resignation. I-cunnot allow my name  tu In* used to give color I o othei* people's  schemes. ' W. Covtan*.  Efficient officers overlooked and their  past   services   ignored���������Political  ���������   friends not considered��������� Sibbald's  '    personal fitness discussed.  ,   -THE-TURNER-'ORGAN.*  The  Herald Acknowledges Its Recent  Somersault.  The murder is out. 'J'he Herald will  .support the Turner ijoeerninent: It  says so.  The   Herald   says    our     allusion    to  Turner "st-giu" means that   it. has lieen  bought by the Tm nei govoriiiiient^and  , it should know.  The Mail has compelled ilsaciobu-  tie conleiiipor.iry tu lie candid with the  public and exhibit il-elf as a Turneiile  organ and the mouthpiece of a coterie  of pl'.uiut politician*-.  Lacking experience of this country  the Herald is unfamiliar with the puu-  i-'huiei'.t moled out 'here lo journalistic'  turncoats, otherwise il. would not. have  the temerity"to glory iu its shame.  Wo have hoaid of rainmakers und  other peculiar pi ofes'.ious but. il. has i e-  liiained for the lletuld to invent a new  t-.-illing--lh.-it of ul'lk-ial sm ukeinaker to  the Turner government.  ,        I.   The Herald's promised ''sinke'' deceived no one but itself, line the osi i ich  with its head in, the s.intl. Its contortion and motive wei" ,-i- plain as daylight dm iag the three weeks of its rehearsal.  The Herald vvill dNcnvor, befoie this  campaign i.s over, that it pays lo lie  lione-l vvith the public. Tint a shuille  such as it- has heen guilty of might be  condoned elsewhere but not in the  mining coiuimmities of B.C.  Our contenipoiary says in making its  new choice (Turner) it consider-: it to  be, under (he eiiciiiiislancos, '"the only  one possible." Yes! No doubt, the  only one possible under llie Him aid's  circumstances.  For persistent falsity and loipiacious  portuiiity to inspect the new bouse,  which was opeui-tl wilh .such eel;;',, anil  fi und itfiilly equal to his expectations.  Entering at the main dour leading into  the oflice, a room 2-SxlS, lhe visitor is  si tuck   .al,   once   wilh    I he'finish   a'nd.  solidity of I he  nk  On   lhe   right  i.s  mend.icilv  oouiniein  u-  to   our   local  coiilciupor.'i: y. ' It has all the tricks  of the acrobatic clown lint none of his  pleasing arl. His (beery ciy. "Here  we are again," is the' Herald's e\i.'r\  week, but, given as it is, m such a  dismal, p.iriol-like .v.iy, it eains no  sympal h.v. vv ins no applause. Iiisnl-  ways (he same old --ong aboul Liboi.il  pl.itlorm. Liberal asceiideiicy, Giil  scbemiiig, anil so on and so on. Hive  done vvilli this nonsense, Hei.ild, dolf  the thin disguise. Do mil lre.il tin*  public .-is children or fools. ���������'They're  nn to.vol." and vour gang oi  politicians and, li.\ I lie events  week, rccogiii/o now what youi i  the,new desk iind eiil!*.-iiicer,lo tbe,b,n  room .ind ,on (he left a door leads  diieclly into lite boaiit i! ul'diuing room  (2S*c^0) which is lighted by four double  windows and with tables laid for  twepty-foui" persons. Off the dining  loom is the new spacious kitchen containing one of the famous John Bull  steel ranges with hot water boiler of St)  gallons capacity. At, the furl,hei end  of the building from the ollice aie the  premises o( copied by the'Mail.  To letutii to the office, the way is led  upstairs by a splendid 5-foot ieti.ru  .'stairw.iy with elegantly finished balustrade and wainscoted side. Al the  fil st floor al the head of the stairw.iy  is the coinlortable and elegant ladies  pallor, a'nd on each side of the six-foot  hall whicii stretches from end (ocidof  the building aro thiitoen beautiful  bed rooms, and in a transverse hull aro  the balh, toilet I e and linen I ooiu.s .and  one bed room A The second floor i- just  as ileganlly furnished as the fiis|,  many having ii on -' bedsteads, and  contains 13 rooms.  Hot and cold water is found,on each  floor, and the whole house is well  warmed with hot air fiom niiiiiiious  radiators. It is also wired ft oui tup to  bottom wit li oleel i ie fi <l tu es iind will  be lighted with electricity us sunn as  the plant i.s working, 'j'he building  occupies u frontage on the main s^-eel  of S2 feet (without the annex) and i.s  ornamented wilh spacious balconies  with doorways, fiom each floor. Altogether il isa most complete and well  designed building, un ornament to tire  town ;i ml a good ev "uleiice of t he eiiler-  pri.se ol the pioprietors who are well  known as solid and pi ogre.ssive citi/.eus  ot Revelstoke.  A ny uieni ion ot t he house would bp  incomplete without a word of praise lo  Win. .Abrahamson who de-igued and  superintended the whole work, to D.  Stamp: i'who did llio painting of the  house, to C. Ii. Aichihald the pl.tsleiei.  and Win. Lawience vvho put in the  plumbing and heating.  complete."and niinjerate in price, in  whole country.  EL N. COURSIER.' ������  Couisier, the enlei prising inercliunt,  like Hotline Jji o.s., needs no' in trod uc-  tio.'i to the. public. They know he is  ulvvuys nn the llidder, .soiiievvhorc about*  the (opAvheu it comes to.supplying the  public, with that they need. JHisstoro  is a in.irvel'So complete und'well stocked, '.hut a customer   never   bus   to   go  Head  und  ill  pe.illlll  ol this  .line is.  .Itisl I luce issues, not moi e, of I bis  '���������poor, old Ivoo'i iCN.w Mail" was all it  look lo In ing ils boastful (���������iiiileiiipoi.il v  lo a coiiles.siiui u| ils | re.u beiy and  make il come niit id ils cover.  ���������Kcvelsloko Herald, Dee. -Sill.   - A     *  'J'Siis is- mil   .simply a   pi ov iiub.il   is.siii  CoiisLiible -McRae reluiued Tueadu  fioin Kainloops.  Ailhur Dick, vvho  !iu*   bei.'ii  'Tiail, is now  iop'iited boner.  Mis.  Fioiney is still veiv  weak  much better than she has neon.  John  I lector, oh bs.ikusp, was a vi-i  tor to Ivov olsiokt* en  .Mond.iv.     '  'The ?������IAIL is plcisi-.l t ii ui ue (111��������� wee!-  the   uiaili.iire   of    two   moie   of K"\el  at     I  away wititoul- being satisfied,  his .Store News column this wee  see wliut'jou want. Jf you don't liud  it tlieie, ���������just. iislc fur it, for if it be  groceries, provisions, delicacies or nec-  essiii ies, di ess goods, gloves, hosiery,  slioes, (the .Slater, renieiuiier,) sli]ipers,  gep.t.'s 'f'lViiishings. uhildien's to\.*j or  comfoits, they .iw n\\ thete, every one  of-,tiieu*i of lhe best. Remember, too,  tho dress making.-ind millinery depui lT  incuts, best in town.  Mcdowell atkins watson co.,  LIMITSC.  Onward alway.s Onward seems'to be  the mot In of the. leading drug linn iii  our town���������tiie lAi. l)o'v\ ell Atkins Wut  son Co.. Limited. From u modest beginning 13 seats ago it is now, with  half a do/.eu 'eleg tut phurinrcies scat-  leiod ovei the piovbnce, tlie most extensive ictail rhtig house in B.C. if not  ,in Canada. Their store in the AlcCur-  ly block, since ils statt heie has made  a most enviable reputation with tlie  public. Tho old .saying " if it'is to be  Iiiid they have it'"' fits their case cxacl-  h. They have ovei) thing ' in dmgs,  and their lino uf chemicals,', patent  medicines, dainty toilet aciessories photographic supplies, perfumes, hair, n.iii,  tooth and other brushes, are most complete. Then*, is no good enough quality to tliein. it is tiie best or thoy won't  curry it. ,The i;teiU cure of the manager, Geo. T. Ma Hoi y, is sufficient ,gti.ii*-  antee of poll".(lues's, couitesy, .experience, and ability.  *   -.  J. s:. I-tU^li &: CO. ���������  1 ,, ,  "��������� The glowing trade of this well established business has absolutely le-  ijtiiied ils Miiuov.il io now quartois and  in ilsMH'w (jiiu!t(*!s vvith efficient und  t-uj'.ible iniinagoDiciit, it is.jnop.irerl lo  do the business of the town in the meat  and prov ision lino. Anything vou vvuut  to tickle tlie public oi refresh the iiinei  man is on hand, especially so for tin;  holiday season. !:'ee our advei t ising  ! coluinn this vvcek and thou emiie to our  stoie. We aim lo supply the public,  and we will do as we .say without .my  woi ils about it.  CANADA DSUS tt, BOOK CO.  This Tu in, composed uf well known  business men of llie Noi th west, is oik*  uf the impoi luiil and pet niaiu'iit houses v hii-li was tl'.is yea.* s'.iutk with tl;o  coining iinporlaiiie uf lie.volstoke, and  it v eiy v. iroly dei idod lu come ,unl stav.  J', occupies a handsome block, its own  piopeily. and c.iloi s to ,t l.ugelv  giovv-  Eih'I'ok iCoo'riiy.vY JATajl :  Sir:���������I notice lb,,t iu youi issue of  last, week, my name appears as a member of the Commit lee of the newly  formed Conservative Association of  this place. In this connection 1 would  say, tlmt while thanking Hie Association for tin* honour lhey have dune me  I bi'g'to ilocliiie I be nomination. Had  1 been present at, tin* meeting, I should  have done so personally/but a������ I knew  nothing of the occurrence until I saw  it iu print, I did not have (.hut opportunity. I -would suggesl'lhut I eon-idoi  (lie nominal ion nt men on coniniiitees  of this nature (provisional or otherwise),is a mistake, unless t hey urejires-  enl. utthe meeting, und thus nave opportunity of accept ing or declining to  ,servo.. Apologiziug.fi.r trespassing at  '.uu*}.' !'.'!.gib upiiulyoii!- vain inii" cjiace,  I am, ' 'Yours Faithfully      '       i  W. F. 6i.a(W:  Bovelsloko, Dec. 11, IS07.  but '  1  trade.     Some  nf  llie   handsomest  ! Xin -s piesents in   town can be seen ut  Moke's yoiin-f   peopli���������bit. F. II. Kiel.: ��������� stuck of  li  I c.iloiidais ev oi -i en i.eie. See the di**-  I p'.uv uf slot ling sii vervv.ire, toilet and  j m.iniciiie sol-, and the slock of besL  ! English and  ('"ioiicIi   pe.if.uinos.     Thou  nd   fancy   goods,  gift-  und Mi  Annie B.  il���������,111(1  V. |s;ie  I Item  both ���������with the rest ofl hen many fi iends - befoie  >ks, etc., is nmst couij.lelo.   See vheii)  every joy.iud ha ppiness m i lieu- m.i i -  lie.lllio. "Ihehappv couple lell \\'i A  liesd.l.V IIIOI llillg loi  (il.icier,   13    t".  Wo heai of I w o moi ,* i:i.i! i i.ilci's I b,,l  111 IV ocelli at an V lliiilltelli. Tlie i*l itniiis  ,il e I io I 11 g.i \ old 1,11 il - .ill,! \\ ,' 11 {)-! to  be.iible soon to .���������iiinoiuice tiieir final  ciichiiig : Li-.ol: out. foil he girls, l,u\s!  jiiiii ii.ising vour jiiesenls.  GUV &AUTZT2B..  'Jhoevi i.eiii.i| dm lias not fin gotten Ills fiioi.ds, and bo s,n s his iiionn's  liave not foi gotten him. He has just  been tppdiiitci. lo an important, posi  lion (.see ids, ud������c;i lis(,'meiit) and is  ready to.serve the '.public ��������� t|o a cuni-  jileie .stock "f jewoiiry'iroveities, rings,  Local and Personal Briefs.  -  Work oii the KuotenayLuke end of  the Ciow's" Nest Puss Hue has commenced. ��������� ,  air. J. M. Kellie, 2.1. P. P., reLurued from his protracted eastern visit on  Sunday.  Jim Armstrong und Swan Anderson  ui rived in town Wednesday from bllle-  cillevvaot.  A. W. Wright, mining operator of  Rossland, vvus in town Sunday legis-  teied at the Central. '*  Ross Thompson of Il6sslund, has uc-  cepted lhe nomination for nut)or of  that cily.*  JI r. Green, captain of the tu^ Archer and late purser on the Lardeau, was  in tow n ibis week.  W. li. Whittnker. lawyer of Kam-  luops, .'iriivod Monday morning lo ut  lend county com I.  The council of women in Victoria  urebustitiiling a crusade ag.iinsl the  nickle in tlie slot machine.  A full slock of Chtistmus Cards,  Toys und Fancy Goods, all new, at the  Canada Drug S: Book Co., Limited,  Revelstoke. Station, B. C. *" ' ,  John Sl-ugsti'oui, of, the Spiings Hotel, Albctt Canyon., was iu town Monday,     lie lol-uruod Wednesday.  D. C McGregor of Vancouver, was  in town this week in connection vvith  Kendri-vv vs. J'jinployoi'.s Liability Co.  Sheriff Redgrave, of Donald, wus  iu Uevelsluko Tuesday, lie looks and  can ies hiin-olf its well as ever, and his  fund of aiiecdulo is uuiiiipuiied.  Fancy Dress Skill ing Cn-uival at Ihe  Vieloiia Rink Wednesday Evening,  Deci'inber 22nd. Pi i/.i's foi L.ulies and  Gent's costumes and   skating.       ,  Mi. Chillies C.ul.son, pi'stinastei- at  .Albert 0,iii)(ui, was iu town this week.  Jie tepini- his ollice as being a gloat  advantage lo lhat camp.  All the Christmas numbers of the  pel iodieds iind magazines, at Canada  Diug it I'o'iic Co., Limited, Hovelsl'ike  Slaiioii, I).1 C. '  The new i.-uige for llie Ci'iili.d iln-  tol and hui air furnace for tlie Co wan  block arrived Tuesd.iv having beeii on  llie mad since October.  'I'll ei o will lie a in id n iu lit cltoi al cele-  1 ii atkui di I bo holy oik ii.i i Nt al Ki. IV-  It'i's (Jlmii h on Xmas Ev e. couiiiienc-  ingal IlrlilJ. Chi Nt ma* ...iy seivire-.:  Holy commitnion Ha. in. ; a nd al inni i'.-  ing   pt.iyet   al   II  n'ciock (ol tl.)    On  Sin id.iv , I here will be i li-* i!*-u tl -erv ii e  - Hoi v i oiiiiiiimion -il S and 11. At the  laller'seniee, Ml. (>. Itiiberl- will sin.n  (71'inn id's-'Nazarel ll." Choral I'li'ii-ini!,'  at 7:u0, folliivved by a carol serv ii e,  Ddiiations of flowers and evergreens'  for the church di curat ions vvill be most  welcome. b       -    .  The announcement., of the appointment of John Drinkvv.it ei- Sibbuld (o  (he oflice of Gold ('unimNsioner 'for  Xorlh Koclinay vvas received, when  it appeared exclusively in ,lhe Herald  (no'w the Tuinerile organ), with a bowl  of derision by those opposed to the  Tinner govei ninenl, with disgust by  ils friends, and deep disappointment  by a very l.uge numbei of people g*'il-  iTilly.  Why lhis man .should gel, the pos-jii-  nn pti'.'./.les must people, wlj.-n loyal,  clover and efficient ollicers I here an*'  who have been entirely' overlooked.  Pol itions have been -cut out. for I hem  and iiiimei oiislv signed, anil they have  had several good recommendations  offered. 'The petitions were ignored,  the recommendations _ pigeon-holed.  'Their past'A-rvices are slighted, llioir  theii- capabilities, tinconisdered, their  loy.-iltv unrewarded and themselves  snubbed by this appointment. 'They  have no claims, it seems, upon a govei umeiit without, gialituilo uv sense of  just ice : .1 government which looks 1111-  ... 1 . *.  on such an oppoi Urn it,v as this, aft one  only for'political expediency and patronage. ,  AVIial. is there in such .t policy to en-  oourago honesty anri 1 urefulness, and  iitt'-ntiou'to ilutylJ Absolutely nothing.  If they are to look for no promotion  or preferment, no matter how I101101-  ablo or eflicient, but be thrown aside  I'lir'some scheming wiie-puller, what  incentive N there to remain honest und  attentive-' ,It, is a "most, inirjuitoiis  practice, and this appoint nient, louk-  iutr at it from the point of view Ilea ted,  i.s ;i mo������t wicked one and full of doubl-  .ful results to the country.  Another w.iy to look at this uppoinl,-  jiiieiiL is thai of political principle,  soeond only to lhe other. When a gov-'  ermiioiit," us in, tii is ease, neglects to  consult its loyal and tried supporters,  people' who have hoi pod tin in'" loyully  in* the past, for others, till, recently enemies, it is a confession of lament-  uble weakness and political degradation.  'They think to win t he enemy over (llu*  Herald and i(s peanut gang havo gone)  wiLb a conciliatory appointment, and  yet keep iu line tlie faithful old guard.  It is a .shameless I rick, based solely'on  the low idea that their old .supporters  in ibis pari nf the riding arc* spiritless  and low.    It is a wrong conclusion  us  * ' "...  this oow.11 dly government will  liud   to  its cost., People have not t.illen so  low and lhey will not take this instill,  to their loyalty vvil bout ri's"iitiiiont,  Aheady il. may be seen in the member's  letter whom Iney did not sec fit oven  (o consult. A* nice icvvaid lhis afler  hisinnny government, voles on critical  occasions. They ignored business men's  and political supporter's messages and  appointed,, this man against their  advice. If isa most pitiable example  of piilil ical ha-,enos's and the Mail has  no hesilal ion in saying thul if the appointment was mil lo be made from  the ranks of I hi* sei yiei* (which it  should) il should be made with the approval of political friends who are best  able to ail vise on such a matter. 'Theie  is no othet conclusion lo come to, looking at. the mallei fiom these standpoints, than that John Drinkwater  Sibbald is not out it letl, to the position  and it is safe lo put it down as a  political "job " ol* a iiiosl, eonioinpfihk'  kind.  Coining to Ihe personality "f lho appointment, lhe only .possible excuse  the government could urge for not  rccogifzing their ollicers or friends,  would be lhal lhey bud gut a man who  was eminently siictessliil, [('spooled,  and the ( hdice'dl I he people gcnei.-illy ;  then some e.\-( use might be found. But  does John 1). Sibbald fill lhese  requisites. Has he lieen so suceosslu!  in managing his own affairs as to inspire _ roiilidcnco in his handling of  olher people's ���������" N he ie,peeled l*y llie  v. holt* oommiiiiily, by business men,  free   iniiier-,    oilis.i*:i  dent's at the Station ahoTir.  the   incon-  vi uience put lo by adopting.the recent  orders of I h'e heait ll   officers.  ''Looking  (ho mutter up   it   was  found   that   tbe  oflici.iI seavengor, Samuel   Smith,   h.i'd  quil the,job, dNpn.-,cd of   his team, nnd  was now working on the  railway.    He  said in con vefs.it ion lint lesideot   that  be vv.is out money on the job und   thai  he vvould not have  gone   in  on   it   but  tha t he t bought it vvus n   government,  one,    And this is the end of tbe  great.  excitement,    this     what    the    health  inspector   and   secretary   made    trips  through  the  county  for.    The  people  initio expense and inconvenience,'iind  " . , '      ft 1       .     ,     .   ,  1 lie ���������"(.���������;( vengei quit t ho jon.  _,  How, long  vvill   people suffer  under  such .idiniuisti ation and extruvagunce.  THE RIGHT' PRINCIPLE.  Honest and Candid Opinions from a  Visitor.   "  T. J. Lejulruin, Agent for the smelter eo.'s towiisile, one. of, the, most, valuable pioperties -iu 'I his town, wus in  Revelstoke' this week. Litei'viewed by  the Mail, ho said payments on property wore yen*,fair indeed, und he vvould  try und-give those vvho had bought, every o p| ior I unit y to meet payments without extra burden of interest, if possible.  He wiis much, pleased to see the steady  growth of lhe place aiid expressed the  opinion that our stores, hotels and'  butcher shops would fnvoiably compaii' with any of the.south country  towns. lie vvas greatly surprised too  to see Hie enormous script* of the work  on the Electric Light.-ind Power/plant.  Spea king about mat'lers political, Mr.  Leiidriun said he had taken note of the  opinions expressed by both papers here  and he vvas of the opinion that party  should be kepi out of provincial afFairs.  .What British Columbia wants at pres-_  cutis men, not party lines, und "we  should try to get men vvho would push  the country's resoui ces without reference to pui ly, views.  On the subject of the Gold , Commis-  sionci'.ship, Mr. Lendriun was sorry   to,  see hiyul and capable ofliceis overlooked, and saciificed to the political needs  of the. Government who by yielding to <  ���������'pull" expect to iirn"kO"fritsnd.s. It. looks  to are, said   he, us  if tiie  Government'  - . *     '  know it was i<j-bis   beaten ��������� arid   didn't,  cai-e ftn thor"~ul)out consulting any interests but their own.  From your remarks,''it is easy to see,  you arc opposed to the Turner Government Mr. Lendrum.  Opposed lo them ! Yes, I am opposed t.'i them root and brunch, und so is  the whole of Kootenay. It is time, for  u chungc?aiid with the enormous future  opening oat before this province, it  should be a complete one.  Mr. und Mrs. Leiulium left Thursday  morning for a lengthy visit 'to the old  country, where Mr. Lendrum will bring  ,1 few heavy mining propositions to the  not ice of th" market.  The Black Eagle Group.  This gi oup of claims iu Trout* Lake  milling division, at the foot'of S-mih*  ciock where it joins the south fork of  the Lardeau,'is a very, pi omising one  with a very fining lead going well in  silver and lead. It was bunded in March  or April last hy James Dixon for S10-  G.)U on behalf .of some'Vancouver parties, and in November the bond was  turned over to John Grant et. al. The  second pavinont,was made this week  on bebiilf of Mr. Grant, and cabins aie  to bo put up immediately with a view  of working tho property. Tbe owners  of the property ure Messrs. Oscar Ja-  cobson, Charles ONen and Albert San-  don, all pioneers-of Trout Lake and de-  sej vintr. of their good fortune.  I las    his    past | ihe fust  oi  career in lhis 1 oiniiiunity be -n such   as ,  ailmiiuliou ? !  if t lie I ublic, '  appiov al   ol i  I o coiuiu.iiiil 1 espoct and  I s he the olioit e genoially  and do 1 bov ox pi ess | heii  his appoint mi-ill, ? I  'The .Mail regieis losav thai none ol |  (he ooudllioiis .ire fulfilled iu John ���������  1 >i ink vi all r Sibbald. Ho bus not been*  successful,ho isnol genoially icspecied, j  and he f' not by any means the (hold* ;  ol lhe people. 11 cilliliol ,-igi ee vv it li il s |  ciilileiiipoi.il V in ei I do: sing t li" nomiil- j  at,on iind Irom e.eiv point of view j  lie it,-. I bol.N thai h" Is mil   out 11 led  to  Om'.-Ii- Jacdbson, Chai Ies Olson and  Albeit Sanden of .'J'toiit L-ikeCity are  in town this week. They say that  though tilings aie quiet iu tlie winter,  grout hopes are entertained for, next  summer.  John Cobbledick, who hud bonds on  .some Giolind 1 log Basin pioperties,  intends nr*\t, sessio'i lo apply forincoi-  piu.ilioii of a company loluin in ci.in-  iiierci.il use the rich deposits of won  mi the coast, of  15. C.  Sloe.in (.Iil v w bl s'lo'i have a third  paper. I1 -A i >��������� (.ii.e.1 I no Ko.ireuuv  .Mining St,ui i u.i, .nl .ij ji-s .i about  tire \ oar. i l w,!l be devoted '"i" i.":".  to in .r.i'g matters.  bos'   be.iut'-  .iiid . a:i.'l |ji ices al   t he  i     i    "���������-:  e-   Hook   Co., Limited,  !,��������������������������� ���������   m a .��������� i-'latiuu,  13. C. *  U'    \    ll, -ei.   P. L  ' "'I'     ' ei it   *,.' i    '!',!(-.!.( v  his Big B"iid 11 ip.     1 ii  Iheie f i|   tv������.i w.-'bslu  bad    weilherili  i! O it.t''  esl   o.    \  All- !*,,.!   '.!  I.e. .,  Refill.*  ful dolls u'i' .'.11  . ii* i aucol -  evening liom  i-Us    been     uji  I he posl.  Board of Health Fiasco.  'Niiinei'inis ' compl-iinls  received at the .AJA1L   iif'Uc,  aid  ot  ' nic'ot: v ei  pill lies.  s   C is' '.i-i i"!i ':   i.f  Donne  : ."In     fe-i'lent s  *  I   ' >��������� -I '.-     ' li     Sp ik.llie  t'.e1'.]"   1 in   Iiolei     Mi .  etlL.liiOi'1    oil     I lie    'I i .ol  I.'"   ! .   .lie oi   lhe old  have-  . fi om  .been  ro.-i-  i   ;*,   i.i :  S" i ee..   v\ esl   i  CL.tie. bu-!: :  I I Ol.S   I..    '"'I .I'll  reliables of  the C   P.   II . and lias been  with lliiil. Odin,! in', foi seventeen ve.iis.  W-KW-^?.--'^  S*������'-:vV^j:  " "  ���������������   *������|-lii"*lti ������-. ���; A
I'AGK
"!1
H-IK KOOTENAY MAIL.
Christmastide.
Of .-ill (be lioaiiliful thoughts o'f
���Christ mas linioloiind in books, perhaps,
none can compare with the following
from Shakespeare's Hamlet.
jscnne say thai ever'gainst that season
comes
Wherein   oui   Saviour's   birth   is  c.le-
brated,
Tbe bird of dawning singe!h   all   night
long. '
And    then,   they say,   no (spirit   dales
stir abroad ;
.The nights  aie   wholesome;    then    no
planets strike ;
No fairy liiKc-'nr witch hath power  to
chill-in.
So   hallowed  and  so  gracious   is   the
, time. *
- HOLIDAY AMUSEMENTS
DATES FOR    ENTERTAINMENTS  OF
THE 'FESTIVE SEASON. ���    ���
���Xmas Tree Entertainment, Thursday���
S.S. .Scholars Cantata, Friday-
Firemen's Ball, Monday���Masquerade Ball, New Year's Eve.
.success to the inspiration of a woman.
It'was (he linen cuff and the quick
thought of Hie woman who wore it
that gave its one of the piettii-sl ;md
most |uneful of the Strauss waltzes-.
Johann Strauss, and his wife were one
dav enjoying a walk iu lhe park at
Kcboiiati, when suddenly the eonipo-er
exclaimed ��� "Mydeai, I have a waltz
in my bead. Quick! give ine a -crap of
paper oi an old envelope! i must
writ i it down before I foi get ir." Alas,
after much rummaging 'of .pockets it
was found that neither of them bad a
scrap of paper. 'The despair of the
wall/. King was pathetic, until a happy
thought struck' his Ft a it; she bold out
a white linen culr, and in two minutes
that cuff was manuscript,! Its mate
followed; still the inspiration vvus incomplete. Strauss vvas frantic ami
vvas about to dash for homo with the
third pai-t of tbo Wiilfz ringing in his
hoa'd, when suddenly his wife bethought herself of hor collar, iind in an
instant the remaining bai's of "Blue
Danube" decorated the suifaoe. '
Compliments
^j
To one and a
Engagements for the ho'idays aio
���not numerous, but, what thoy lack in
*inmber--as may be seen below-is
;nade up in quality.
THURSDAY, DEC. 23."   ���
Programme    of ��� the     Presbyterian
.Xmas tree  entertainment to bo given
at the church:
1. Doxology. i ,   ,'
,2. Chorus by S.S. children.
8. Recitation, Masiei  f'.ddie Jeffs. *
'4. Song. Rev. P. D. Muir.    ,
5. Recitation, ISinma Graham. ���
.0.  Piano duet,   Mrs. Melville and Mrs.-
Laurence.  ,  '- '    ������
1   '7. Scotch stories, Mr.' Laurence.
8.' Recitation, Master Willie Clark.   ���
!). Song, Mr. Saunders.
10. Recitation, Master G. Graham.     _ ,
11. Song, Mr. Melville. "  '
12. Recitation, Master Burly Lain once
}'.,. Piano solo, Mrs. Melville.
14. Address, Mr, Millar.
��� 13. Vocal duet,   Airs.    Dent   and   Mrs.
(MelviHo. " v
IO. Reading, Mr. Lawson..
. 17. Address, Rev.'P. I"). Mnir.  f_
18. Song, Francis biiw-on.
111. Recitation, Bessie Lawson.       '
fit). Aniheni, by (he choir. '
'   21. Reading, Mr. Lawrence. ,   '
22. ChiNtmas tree, Santa Clans.,"
28. God Save the Queen.
FRIDAY, 1)I*;C. 21.
The scholars of the Melhoclisl chinch
'Sunday s.rhonl arc preparing a cantata
for Christmas ev���"'The  Crowning-of
-Christmas"���in which  each   holiday of
the yoai claims  the crown, and is por-
< ..sdiiuled byone of the  scholars   in   eos-
,tume.'  Hach   holiday  is  celebrated iu
.song, and finally a conimilli e  of  boys
.award the ci own lo Santa   Clans,   who
,,1'eci ives   this   tok'en   of 'honoi   al   the
.hands of "The Lit tie Crown-bearer."
MONDAY, DEC-. 27.
The iin li annual   ball   of tho   Revelstoke Fire Hiigade (No. J)   will  be held
,   at Petei son's hall. Monday,   Dec. 27lh.
All are cordially   invited.    Don't  miss
it.    Free,'busses from Station.   'Tickets
,$2b00.       '     ���      , '!
NEW YEAR'S EVE. '
Masquerade   Ball.    Further   purlieu- '
jjars later. , , ���
A Christmas Pie.
' WILL SELL THE AIR.
It Will be jn ._Compressed;,Form for
Power "Purposes." ( '
A project, is now under consideration
for supplj ing the mines of tbo lioss.
land camp wilh compressed ail from
pipe lines radiatingoul of a big central
compressor. /The promoters of the (���liter pi ise. according to the Rosslaiid
Minor, propose doing away with the
local compressing plants now iii operation at. the-'   various  mines, so that Hie
only inaeliinorv l oquired  Vviiuld bo the
��� ���        ���* "       ,,
drills, the pumps .-ind, the hoists, each
of which vvould ho supplied wilh power
direct from the coinpanv' pipes.  ���
'The proposed new plant would be
erected under, Ihe Taylor system of air
compression which has received practical tests in th'1 oast and is altogether
unique. ��� It, utilizes the fall of water,'
but dispenses with any moving parts.
'The plant consists of a cistern, down
the centre of which passes a vertical
tube, widening out, at. tbe bottom into
a large drum. At the top of the vet lion 1 tube, and connected with it, isa
hoi izontiil * supply pipe. The water,
which N-automatically mixed with air,
flows'through the supply pipe down
I he vertical I ubc to the hot loin of lhe
cistern. Dining tlie course of tbe fall
lho bubbles of'air eontaiii"d inithe
Wilier a re .'compressed in a measure
proportion.'lie lo I tie height, of I be fall.
Arriving at the hot toin of tbe tube, the"
oonipiessod'nir is caught in Ihe drum,
while thi'walei* is allowed to escape.
Tho drum,acts.-is a main pipe lino lead-,
vybilc branch pipes mil "oil". lo supply
individual ciistuuieis. ll, N est imalcd
that in such a plant as may be built al
Rossland it i will he possible to ^distribute to tho joint's 70 pel cent, of the
pot en I in 1 power con tni nod in the water.
SiT
htvt-Lfc>'I.UKb. ih
tr*.
��**i
ORK
All kinds of iron ancl sheet metal "work.
Mining1 work and tools
entTOing- ana roonn^.
ROBT. GORDON, Revelstoke Station, B. C.
AGENT FOR BAIN WAGONS, BUGGIES, ETC.
' F\^
iOLTEN-DOWN
Wholesale 'Dealers jn���-^'   ' ' ���
VI Bl \H._0,  OS    ItJ^J, fi
\1
r
A-*
RE"VEIDLSTOEZE5: ZB.Q.
At Christmas  play,   and   make' good
oheer,       .
Foi"   Christmas   comes    but    once    a
<��� ' ,
vear.
J& J* Jl Ji .J. j�� Ji .Jt, .jf, ��, JS,
'What would Xmas b
SEASONABLE SUPPLIES
(('out inned fl oui page 1)
IVlcCAGUE   BS03.
The Citv M.ikery proprietors hiive
on sale a splendid iissm tment of Xmas
cukes, seed cakes, mince pies., confectionery (if -'til sorts, ami hist, but not
least,, plenty of gr mi household bread.
Give them a call and trot voui nnniev's
worth.
GEO.* T.    NEWMAN.
Not in P.ev eistoke. but ar. Arrow-
head    (vvhero. and    near   i--._the   Mail
���un-fJ.mil    ^"Ood :.  cheer     and
WlmOIll   plenty   of   it;   ancl
what makes more cheerfulness
than beino- well fed. ,
J. H; Hell k Co. ;';;c it
cheerfulness      business    as    a
L>"Iancp at their store   will   cor-
1 r i o
ro borate.    '      ,
���t i
What do yon. want-? :
Xmas Roasts, we have them;'
Venison, Veal, Pork and Lamb
for your pies. Ave have it. ' Hams
and   Bacon,   too.   home   cured
! and as sweet as a nut..
i
! Pn^m   niri  rton Our TurkeA-s,
lOffltf  aaU See Geese, Ducks
and   Chickens.     All  ,in   finest
quality    and    condition,      and
0        " *
plump   as
1 rib liOy I hNa Y'LUMB
,'      " ' LirviiT=p LiA^iLrrv. ���   (i ' ,
O Oi ^ & A i'~>*   }\f    Q O * '    - ��� - '   ��� -
��� .^JW^Wfp^p. ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER.
At the Company's Store is carried a Fuji Stock of General
Merchandise :     Miners' Supplies and Outfits at close rates.
,P.O'. AinfowiiKAD.
Tklicokapu ,to Coji.u'Mx.
, ihe Company's S.S. " LARDEAU " coiinocts wit h all C. P. It. trains and steamois, and makes daily
trips between Arrowhead and Comaplix and Thomson's Handing.' Communication is thus e.-tahlishod with
all points in the Lardeau,'Trout. Lake and Fish Crook disti icts. '    - ���
Tho'Company's tug "ARCHER" is ready to eider info lowing and freighting contracts.
i, ,        Tbe Townsite of COMAPLIX is now on Ihe market and'lols are selling rapidly.    Comaplix is tin* outfitting poiiijt and head(|ii-triors for the Lai dean and, Fish Crook districts now being opened up.    It occupies a
splendid situation, high aiid di vb on lhe N. !0. arm of U.pper Arrow Lake, eight niiles from Arrowhead, and
el iu coniiiiod.-itiou, (olograph and   telephone
R. TAPPING, Agent for RevelstoKe.
has d"cp walei  for vessels a I! t be v oar lound.     ll has good Hotel ai comuiodatiou, (olograph and   telephom
connections, and dailv mails. . 0      ,   '���  , ' '
JV.pLe_ii.an, McFeeS^ &, Co.- Ltd.
  WllOl.ltSAhK       '
Liners', Mill and Blacksmith Supplies.
Iron
F't.'b'P,'?
t^   4J ���_/ �����- ;
T. rr -
L_"ood   feeding   will
The follow ing appealed in the  Xew
i    ���
.castle Chronicle of .Jan. (i. 1770 : ".Alon
. (dav lust vv .-is brought from   llowiek   to,!
RoVwick to bo shipped   Id, Lot idon   for 'I ("l premises    ,l    Ce,,. T   New m.n..  who
make
th
em.
h.is iiianv renders) is ihi- w-'il e--t;ibil-h
Rerwick to bo shipped   to,London   tor    -!��""��-     '.".""'    -'�����������'-     ,y I      Fish     fl SO      C.
..sir lit'.,'. Grey, hurt., a ,...��� Uio contents ! >���> '������'..'tul oP-.iH-ut ���.n   and   gc.'l   lu.-i   ,   ]f QjJ    ggJJ    gg[,
whereof are a-  follows-viz. 2 bushels . ni'ss t..cl h-t- l-oi.:   ��]�� n i...~t   ;1m!M.i- * O .1 n \       Is I n Cl
,of Hour, 20 lb-, of butter, I geese. 2 tin-''
L'Otierai
stoi u   iinsines
Fish   also    of
A'-; iUU   UflU   gdl-:iny    kind
\t   l��*.M"'��'Salmon.  Halibut, CodA Smelts
HardT7are   -   -
122 G0j?D&VA STREET,,
kJ* 'jU V v^t'j
Enamel Ware.
-   -   VANCOUVER, B. G.
��� , c/
Wholesale and Retail
V-
���Furniture Dealers & Undertakers.
kies  ->  rabbits   t   wild  ducks 2  wood- ��� l'lp P"'^,f' "^ -^-' r"w ''1'';ui   ,l"'*   '''--"iiii-}     '                 ''           . <|                             dkai.ki: in
ccks- (���' snip.-3 und i pa.Vrkiges; 21 uii! ""fV'ln""^ ^"��t Xtnab .fipiin-^ an(i Herring. A  little bit of!.Milk Cows; Saddle, Pack,
neat's tongues, 2  curlews, 7 blackbirds    -<U -j   -t   ��,M   ���---   F- , f   h % ������ ,      (- ,                                  , j        '    Driving and Draught
and G pigeons.  -It   is  supposed  a very . ',"    ,   U          *                -   .     ',                '              "      , .  .-s           I            1%^-..*#c.
great curiositv was made   by   Mrs. Do- A"r    1km. tv  stip.io, t   -,l    m-'loe,,    and          ���,,,._       Then. lOO,  don't   forjrot i             ���^-S'--
rolhy Patterson, housekeeper a
t   How- i "
othei   CU-.ti'iuei-
ick.     It. was nearly 9 feet in circumr'ei - , R-   s-   AVILSON.
.onco at bottom, weighs about 12 stones |      Th'*'   ie.iding      im-t-'h-itit     **'iil'.i     "'^ ' of which   \\ C
���   vv ill lake two moil lopie-ent   it   t(>   ta- I  l.ev elstok.' ii.-e!-*- m, in! rod net iu;.     Ho '
.ble: it is neatly lilted with a case .imlj is as bii-v ,i- cm   ho  vv i*r,   oidm rii.vdf-    selected,
four small wheels to facilitate its n.-e to j good-, but  l- also   ufl'oiiug'   the   pniihe, ,
.every guest that inclines'to partake of [ pist  fm  the liohduvs. -pei o-.i! pri'Os.iu ,'
ks contents at table."                , -u  tiio^t    cuinple!^    hn';   ni *���!'",'ily m-nii
 -�����*������  clothing.     lb.ill -ind ge.t  pri(.r-s.
A Mine inj'-vo Years. ; hutchison*& co,
Tin- piucbase  of   the   L"   Uoibytiie,       Tin's-    fnin.    though     oui'.    i .'font lv;, pel 1   slllt.    mint ''MK .11
.gi'Mlitie    British     .Anierii an    Co.    has , esliibi'-b.cf i, hiis.  ovstnd    ai i.-iil i-m lo
.created much  talk   about   lhal a Ire. id;y _ biisine-s m,i| n nr'.i ibng ro, 11*--\ , ,.ii"a.lv
w.'ll-known uiiii'1. Tin- Uossl.md Times    secured a  ste.idv    .iikI    gn.wiirg   trad
,  win. i  inn,   inn,   viuii i   inii'cii . , _. .      ., _    -j
' the Oyster.,. Crabs and Shrinips [ ROVOlStOliS SSlSLIOII,   B.U.
Vriyc   plenty   we
!        Private Biii Notice.
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;  >\     | ILmImwi vvill 11" iniiile lo I lie  l."rrisl,it,iv*(!
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Upholstering ai]d Picture Framing a Specialty.
Agents for R.iymond .Sewing iMachine, .Alanui'acl urors Life I nsuranco Society,
Union File, Insurance. Co., 'Provincial IJuilding und Loan Asssociution,
(luiiANS and Pianos.     . ' ���
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LARDEAU AND TROUT LAKE.
DAILY STACKS LINE: Thomson's Landing to Trout
. ��� .,n       -       .,'.,- -,,i iwn-M s-..,.,,!.tm-.'.n ii.-i I., iil,'.,n..,i,.ie a   ,    - L?��,ke 0itT7sand Ferguson.
!      f     Tf^ll      Tiriph      If       '���   '>'-'>     C-'in     u.iiii-ui.v    mill   |���,iv(,-    tn    i ini-li'litt.    |.'|iil|i. ', . _.r  ,
1   Si     V'ilJ     WlN.-il     Mi    i l , I'l'i't-iii .ni'l in .ilnii -i.uiil.ii'il nt- it ii.n row I Siai.e loaves  I nniiisoii s ev erv inoniiiig, at. i ii clock,-lor  ! rout   i;ili(!   City   and
J irJUil     . U     !,_)\"    f neiti-     .am-(��� i i i.v.iv li'iirn -'..ne i.iiinl ill   nr  oe.ii*  the n       ,,, , ��� ", ,,' i     ���       ,   -)
U - I        be.-noi It. vt'l-i..k��.   IVi-i   IviiiiK v- IH-li-icl. I'ergiisoii; leturiiiiig, leaves those places at 1 p.m.
FREIGHTING AND TEAMING.
,tbtis do.seribos il :
Le'liui is getting lo be a great initio.
���The -ll.i ft has been sunk below tllelifX)-
fiiiil l.evel.'and work is si ill .going on lu
roach "(JO fool, ll i . tbeint-'iiiiuii l.iler
.nn to continue -Hiking ie 1.IK)<) I'.'et. .
Al t be same time I he levels will beex-
.tetidod iu sill directions, and   Hie   work i
'Th"\- hiive fi, splendid line ot fi u;t - ,ui-l
ei'Ufei I liilli'l'V t'ur the Xln.,s li,i(|e
wliieh lhey cl.-iliii i- the biggesi and
best    in    Ib-v cKli ike        "Two     riiiudi"d
boves  uf cliuii O ' )l'*g"ll    .l[lp|e-     Wi.!   'i
idde.l  t 'i t hen   stuck  l his w ��� eb
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keep pace wilh tbo (lop, b   of  the sb.ilt. j        This    leli.rl.'i'    liusiness    leei-ei     01
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Head Offices, Toronto, Ont.
lieen oriloi>'(l fur hauling oie   from  Ih" .
deepoi    workings.     'The   otilpiil    of   I he I
'mine  is-now 2'')b   (oris  ;t   day   and    the ,' and   I'o'ki'is    -uitalile    rm    An. i"  it,i-i'
force   of   men   employed numbers   2I5. j 'The walls of I hen     w iieioirn   ,ir*   '!<
Anew  pump is lo ho pbuod in position . M,(.f|   iV|l)|   ;l  , #|,, N   ,lw��� ,,, ,.r.r   mAl
at He- (KKl-fool I "Vol, wild a ci; .k ily of
2(K) gallons a ininule. ' 'Tliis vv ill lie siifTi-
.oioiil    to    keep   all     lhe    uudergi ouiid
'winkings   in   fork.    'The   C.l'.l..   'will
build across tin- Le Hoi ground, wilh a
t.-i minus  on   .lo-ie  giound.    'Thi- will
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.give lid lo-s t bail I liree ra ilfri.Kls ni'l es-.
_(o the (lumps at lhe Le ({di. 'The dividends paid lhe furl tin.do sluekhuhbTs
III the pa*-1 Iwo years .'iiniai n|s | (|i %(>">,-
((HX). and another dividend "f friilMM is
.due this uiont h.    'The Le Hoi is a mine.
. ���"   A* ��� .Saved By a Woman.    .    'a
ll'isii  reiwiglliV.eil  fact thai,   many   of
,our     greatest   .' s.l.n I esiiioi!.       Iil .'i'ii ry
���...CO Iii Uses' ami  s l.i ores' ���I'l.i   Uli'li ��� I.
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stands.   (Jenlio I ;i bl'- in gi",it   varietv
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F. AHLIN & CO.
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PPPi'iffPiiPPii bi.iaV'ivib'iw V.!,7.i '(in! U    Hoists, Pumps, |;](ivv crs, Pans, lilasting Apjiaratus, Dynamos for Lighting nnd
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VANCOUVER
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of guuds and pro V }si( ins, ai id- ba v e, jus! |
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piuiliioe such us iS'oru-iiv I A'.' Is. K. j
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Wholesale Boots and Shoes,
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Ties 'the...best .line o'f   miner's nnd  prospector's' Boots,  ir.  llie
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c 1 iIji, jvOO i.JiiJS A t i\i-A i L.  -lV  RAILWAY NEWS ITEMS  HANEY REPORTED   TO   RESIGNED  HIS CROW'S NEST JOB  On Account of Government. Interference  ���������Employees Must Rest���������Intercolonial to Make Fastest Riming,  Time���������Imrovements for Travel.  The'llon. Mr. Blair seems lo know  what be is doing in the extension of  . the Intercolonial Railway to Montreal.  A step in the new policy ,is the introduction of powerful locomotives capable of hauling twelve Pullman couches,  ' two baggage ancl one express car up  steepest grade on tbe road, at the rale  of f,0 miles an hour, or it vvill run up  and down the , medium grades at the  rate, of 70 miles an honr. One of these  engines (No. 1CS) has ahoady been pio-  enred. It is a double compound engine,  Vaudrain pattern,'mounted with a boiler 00 inches ih diameter, -1 feet long,  with a grated surface of 20 feel. It is  what is known as "a, 10-w heeler, having,  a ti uck of i whorls and 0 Ily wheels, 0  feet across.  Mr. Adolph Davis,, late Superiiilen-'  dent, of the N. Shore Railway, is made  consulting'engineer of Government,  railways, and he is having a free hand.  J. IB. Lambkin, for the past 13 years  with theC. P,l K., litis been appointed  district passenger agent with head-  quart eis at Montreal.  ., The Fort Steele Prospector reports.  Ilia.. M. J. Hiiney bus resigned as miin-  uger of construction on the Crow's  Nest road because he bus been culled to  account hy the Dominion Government  for the shameful way in'which the men  were being treated.'  Tho C. P. U. have issued a circular to  their employees making it necessary  for trainmen and engineers to take sufficient rest at divisional points. Thoy  niust not start out from the, divisional  point to which they belong unlos thoy  are perfectly fresh und fit lo make the  round without rest, if necessary ; but  in no case must thoy leave any divisional point unless prepared for at least  12 hours service. Itis high time, this  step wus taken in view of the recent  accidents. ' *   ,  Mr. Maxwell, an architect, from Montreal, vvill go over the hotels, of tin: C.  P. It. coinpanv along the line���������ut Gla-  ' cier, North Bend and Field, with a view-  to making plans tor the extension of  these resorts'to accommodate the. increasing tourist traffic, livery conffort  required by tbe tniv oiler,will be looked  after and special amiiigeuients maih  for all visitors to enjoy'the scenery. ,,  Not In Home Politics.  At tha Toronto University banquet  held last Friday, Hon.Edwaod Blake  was again, tho principal speaker, lie  referred to the misapprehensions caused by his recent speech at Slrathroy  and said he meant with, regard to returning to Canada only that he looked  forward to returning there to live, lie  would not desert the cause,he bad identified himself vvith until he could do so  without,injuring il.  Northport Smelter.  L. V. Williams, the Secretary of tin*  Iu: lloi company, says thut tin: smeller  is now under roof, and is practically  finished vvith the exception of the  eal-  o *  ciniiig.furnuces. It vvill start up some  time before the present contract with  the Trail smelter will have been completed, and the Le Roi will trb.it all Jts  ores at the Northport smelter.  The Nelson Smelter.  Tho lead furnace of the Hull Mines  smelter is nearly completed and probably vvill l.e blown in shortly after Jan.  loth. Some of the lead ores are now  being lousted and made ready for the  furnace. The company is novv endeavoring to make contracts for .t steady  supply of b'.id ores and if this has not  been done by the time the furnace is  blown in, only a shoitrun vvill be made  vvith the ore now iu bund.  What is Electricity ?  The American Electrician condenses  from the London Engineering's loview  of Pi of. Trowbridge's new hook,"What  is Electricity ?" us follows : 'The wrilei  fays that in spite of the all-round progress made during the last t liirt y years  we know no more about the essential  nature of electricity lhan did IJenja-  miii Franklin 150 yeais ago. 'The sov-  oial explanations ofVerod, based upon  the olher, or ether and mailer associated, merely substitute one unknown  for another. "After all, what is ui.-il-  ter? What is llio othei"? How is mailer associated with the'othor?" To such  fundamental questions wo can return  no ol liei" answer than the now famous  ignoramus. They make, or fend to  make, us painfully conscious of the infinitude of our nescience. The writer  of lhe review adds that Loid Kelvin  must have brooded over these provoking unknowns when hi! vvioto to hiin  in I.SD2, "Tell me what, electricity is,  and v'l| |,.|1 you all the rest." This inability fo delect elect i icily ill its primordial form need, liowovei. exert no  (list I ii.,| |'ul, no depi cssiug effei Is (ill I be  mind o'i the student of physical science. "L't li'im i ('member thai a rav  nl' Ibglil- is in unexplained pheiionio-.  lion: yet  w'.iav vvotiderl'id   truths are.  revealed to Fresno], what knowledge  has been wrested from it by means of  the spectroscope, und what marvels is  it. not every day recording on photographic plates. If he feels himself morosely air'ected bv the agnosticism. let  him recall the astronomical phenomena which are c-alcul.it'-d accurately  years in advance without any knowledge whatever ol'the nature of gravitation; oriel him'think of that masterly bit of analysis which .led to the  discovery of argon withoutuny knowledge on the part of Lord Ruyleigh nr  Prof. Rums.iy, of what chemical atiin-  ity is. If be is a practical'.naiij let him  reflect that the engineer lives amid  stresses and strains, and though ignoring the intimate nature of the forces  which be uses, builds, up powerful engines and dynamo..-, and as 'successfully'  tunnels a Mount Cenis as he throws u  bridge amiss the Hudson or the Firth  of Forth."  Notes of the Yukon.  * i tr ���������   '  William Ogilvie, the celebrated surveyor, returned to Ottawa Tuesday,  after an absence of two year-., lie  says that if 100,000 people' go lo Klon-  dyke next spring S'.j per cent'.���������iin'd that  is giving it a wide margin���������will have  to t'liiiii! out. He does not think theie  vvill lieu railroad iu (here  before  1S00.  Major ..Walsh   has  imposed  a  tux of  $2 per gallon  on whiskey'entering tie  Yukon. >  /< .  Unlit. Kerr, C.P.R.   traffic  manager,  says  ihe  company  consider  the mob-fc  feasible route to the gold legion   is .via  the Stickeen   river.     The .company's  steamers���������the    finest   on   the   Pacific  coast���������will   run 'to   Wrangel    at   the  mouth   of  the  Stickeen.'  From   there  river boats will run to Glonora, 10 miles  up Telegraph creek. It, is the intent ion  to run a   narrow  guage  railway   from  Glonora   to Tesliu  lako, but as it will  take several mouths to build a railway  130  miles  in'length,' lhis purG'- of  the  route will not 'ho  built  until  later   in  the summer,       '    *  Christmas Bells.  I hoard the hells on Christinas day  Their old. familiar carol-* play.  And wild and sweet''  Tbe words repeat  Of peace on e:u th, good wiil to men '.  And thought how, as the day hadcome,  The belfries of all Christendom  Had rolled along  The unbroken song  Of peace on earth, good vvill to' men !  Till ringing, singing on its way,  Tbe world revolves from night to-day.  A voice, a chime,  A chant sublime'  Of pence on earth, good vvill to men !  But in despair I bowed my head, ���������  " There is no peace on ������'-;*i th," 1 said,  " For hate is strong  Aiid mocks the song  Of peace on earth, good will to men !'  Then pea led tho lei Is more lend a nil deep  "God is not, dead nor doth he sleep.  ,  Tbe wrong shall fail,  'J'he right prevail,  With peace on'eai th, good will to men!"  'c. '    , ���������Longfellow.  |^cVelst6ke - Hospital.  Maternity ward in connection.  Vacciii'-* kenton hand ....  Urs. I������cl������3clra:c asd Jo?f _,  Attendants.  pi !V    rjArjQ~D  V/ATCEKA^IEB. AND JE-.VEi.i.EK.  Repairing Neatly Si Promptly Executed.  , .''  REVELSTOKE. B.C.      ,  ���������t rj���������s-  u  Lj  0"R"R1T%J Jdi������J'l  it  iU    ��������� n M^ i    n [\ ii    tf?P<   ?   : ������   _���������  Groceries,   Provisions,   Fruit' and   Confectionery,  Cigars, Tobaccos etc.     ' ,,  First" Street, Revelstoke Station  Aline-  The Farmer's Klondyke.  In round- numbers aboul. 1,000,000  bushels,of wheat had' boon shipped  over the Manitobajmd Northwestern  railway up to 'the end of November.  .At thai, time it was calculated there  wero 500,000 bushels iu elevator's along  the line and fully another* half a million in the hands of tbe- farmers if not  more.,  ��������� ,   LOOKS LIKE A COMBINE.  The C.P.R. and Corbin vs.,Keinze and  Great Northern. *  J. L. G. AbbDtt, who is the local  solicitor for the C.P.R., is just now  securing the right-of way for that company into Rossland. iin far he. has  had no trouble,'as the owners of claims  ,vvhieh carry the surface rights'vvith  them hiive chum fully donated the company enoiigli0,'laud fur a right-of way.  It is rumored tli.it. an arrangement  has been enteicd into ' vvith D. C.  Corbin   by 'Which    the,   C.P.R.   is   to  *���������' o  have the _i ighl-of-vvuy over the grant  of the Red' Mountain railway. Tl, was  also stuted that tlio iclutiuiis between  the Corbin line and the C.P.R. uro of  tlie. friendliest character, possible..It is  evidently llie'intention of the. C.P.R.,  when its connection with' Rossland is  completed, to run a daily train into  Spokane over lhe trucks of the Red  Mountain railway and lhe Spokane it  Northern in much the sumo as it runs  u lruin into and out of Scuttle daily  over the Scuttle it International rail  way. The object cf this; says tho  Rossland Miner, -is to compete to  greater advantage with tlie Grout  Noitlicru and Noitlie.ru Pacific railways, that have, for u long Lime boon  soi iously cul ting into the business of  .the C.P.R,. by reason of the great ei expedition with which they handle tiie  business, and the deep cms that havo  sometimes,been made by'those lines iu  ll*,e freight rates.  House Decorating Ideas.  Don't put borders on carpets ��������� for'  small rooms. .,  Don't hang chandeliers or lamps in  lo vv-ceiled rooms.  Don't buy what suits the fancy, regardless ui' their combined effects.    -  Don't select anything because it is  fashionable, but because it i.s good.  Don't have any apparent, much less  any regular, arrangement of furniture.  Don't believe for a moment thut ox-  pensiveness is essential to beautiful  effects.  .  Don't, mako a narrow door narrower  vvith ii houvy drapery.  Don't use de ided patterns for up-  hoistry if you have done, so for wail  and floor coverings.  Don't use large patterned wall paper  in small rooms, or u deep border with  low ceilings, . '  Don't buy chub'.-; thut aie not well  made and comfortable, or lounges th.-t  are net low and broad.  -  Holland's Queen Mustn't.  ��������� The great, cycling question hus'Hourly caused a dynastic crisis in -Holland.  The young Queen, during a rocentvisil  to Vienna, learned to Vide a bicycle,'  aniVon her return she brought, a spick  and span machine with her. The Queen  Regent, however, intervened, and snid  she could not porinit'the future Qio'eii  to go in for such a dangerous pastime  without tlie consent of lhe Ministers.  A Council vvas accordingly held, und  despite the pleadings Tif the young  Queen, the solemn Dutchmen decided  that ov, cling vvas not permissible in the  case of their future ruler as her death  might, cans'- serious complications. The  Queen,, therefore had to assent  to   the  banishment of her machine, and ision-  . 'o  ly partly consoled  for  its  loss  hy the;  present of a new and very prut ty pony.-  Rut,'surely,   there  is  as muchiiskiu  riding a pony as ,i bicycle.      , ,.  |j| OWAUI) WEST,'  , ������ I. ���������       ���������    (Assiiti.ilC ()f ItdViil Si I,.,,,) oT  Liiiiihiii, Jutland.)  Mininc   Snciaocr,    Analytical    Chemise  and Assaycr.  IT mi qp ������ ^SSfMyi  1J.ULI.oO, %%$s$Wf/&  Proper!iisoxiuiiiiicil mid leporlvd on.  NK'.V l>!'"NVi:i:, J'.. ('  W  PELLEAV HAI.VEV, F.C.S.  (".Vlcrnli. X. Kng. rnst.AJ. & .AI.K.)  Mjniiit] Kiif/iueer ami j\xn(n/ri'.  V.\nc<h;\'jsi:, B- C.  Checking Smelt, r Pulp <i Specialty.  ������>'  .iriMiiKciuciits vvilli J-'iiropeaii .sin/jllei-s.  nilv.inecs will he in.nie on consignment... of  ores'iind ni.iilt's, ii'i to any value.  Canadian .\K'"Ul ���������   Tin*,t'.is-.el f'ol'l  l-A-lr.iciiiij.;'  Co..    Ltd.,    (il.isjjow,' ?.i.i'c.\rt!itii--l''i)n-csi  Cyan i.lo  I'roresi. ���������  '     ,  N. II.���������Competent men employed.   No pupils.  !f  ���������J. AUMttlT STON-H, Pnoi'imi:.o...  Tlie 'Bluing'Room is" ftiraished'Willi tiioliesi the-  THE BAR IS SUPPLIED' WITH THE CHOICEST  ., ,.'     WINES, LIQUORS AND' CIGARS.'  'Honesty Their National Trait-  In Sweden a crime is an event. .Theft  particularly is verv rare. Honesty a������  the fundamental quality of the race, is  naturally recognised and ofiii-iully  counted upon. In this respect lhe  Stockhobners show a confident carelessness whicii is always a sin prise to  st rangers and causes them some uneasiness, In the theatres und conceit,  h ills there an.* large cloakrooms, when-  bals and fins i\ri' left without the  smallest safeguard. The pci foi-mance  over, each one again lakes possession  of bis effects, noi- does an "accident'  ever occur. The inhabitant-2 .tie ���������������(���������-  customed to exp"ct. a l ivipr/ioul proba-,  bilit.y in lhe trans,id ions of evcrynay  life. Upon itjiist of tb������* trainvay.s  in Stockholm cdiiductors have ln-eii  dispensed wilh. The passeng"*." bi.n-  S.'lf deposit .  the end of  'driver.'  ten ore in a ! ill .placed   ai  the   Vehicle,    behind    lile  '   Christmas -In Russia.,  1-        ' -  The Russian Christmas is ton days  later than the English one, but is celebrated'very much in English fashion.  Families ail meet upon that day unci  country house parties are many. ' The*  tree, is a Christmas yew 'and is  beautifully decorated. " The gifts are  placed on small tables near the. tree.  The churches arc decorated with greens  and so are the houses, but uo mistletoe  is used. Two or throe days are public  holidays at Christmas time, and the  people greet each other, wilh '* I hippy'  feast to you." A huge pyramid of'rice  with raisins in it*, which has been  blessed at the church, is served at the  Christinas dinner, and the meats ure  goiise, duck Mud sucking pig.  ,    , c   We Cannot Comprehend It.(���������  According to the East Kooleiuitj  Miner, the Kootenays are to bo divided  into line.' divisions���������North Kootenay,  South Wost Kootcnnyand South East  Kootenay. North Kootenayvvill comprehend tho iiot ther!) portions of East  and West Kootenay and will comprehend Kevelstoke, Donald, Golden and  Wiiidermi'io, with Us capital al Revelstoke. 'South West Koolenay will  comprehend the greater portion id' the  present South West Kootenay and ils  capital will be "Rossland. South East  Kootenay vvill unhide the whole of  that present (list rid and a portion of  tho sonlherii part of West Kouteu.iy  and its capital vvill be either Nelson or  Granbrook.  Christnias���������Ler'e..iiis of the Forest.  The juniper, which is sacred among  the Collie peoples, icceived its wonder  fid powers because, when Herod's  soldiers pursued the holy family the  junipci opened her brunches and covered them ftoni sight.  Another legend tells that t-ho cross  was iiiude fioin juniper wood.  The pine, hazel, tig, date, palm and  rosemary ai" all attributed vv ith virtue  us the shelters of the holy family. ���������  When lhey passed through t he foi e������ I,  all the trees bowed in reverence; only  the aspen remained erect and arrogant.  So the Hbh Child pronounced a curse,  ,-iiid " at. the sound of his voice ihe  iispen began to tremble Ihi oiigh all her  leaves and has not ceased to tremble lo  this day.''  There   came   not   a    breath   of   wind  tin otigh I be trees.  Then why did I he aspens shiver ?  .Another v ei sioii' is :  Once, fis our Saviout walked with men  below,  His palii of mercy through a foiosf lay  .And   m.iik   ,how    all     lho     drooping  b_;-aiir-i:os show  What I om.-ige best a   silent    tiee   may  pay.  Onlv the a-pon Mood erect and free,  Si nrm.it; lo join the  voiceless-   worship  pure.  Hut see I     He cast   one   look    11)11111   the  tiee.  St ruck'to the heart, she Irembles ever-  , more.   '  ^ A (T^i'^^'AgrT-B-vs-ssi  v������������aa.i-iiiii*i.iiijB  ^f^ELI������J^J;k5l_ii!IiE EXAMINE!?.  A     ,11. liOLDlOir,   ' ' ,  -O-. - .*    ',      '  Analytical Chemist' and Assayer,  ,    NELSON,   B. C.  Assays of every variety of iriinoi-.il.  Analysis  of  milk,   water, or other luatcrinls  nsuil for food. ' '  Proaipt Hesults. ' |    ' J?roEQ_.6 Cash.  ������   H. HEAPS & CO.,  Machinery Brolcers,  .".IK! Cordova Street,  VANCOUA'EPv, B.C.  FOR SALE���������A i-i'.iniily of light, second hand  Steel Rails. * '       ���������  COMMERCIAL - HOTEL,  Rest $2.00 a day House in the City.  VANCOUVER,  -7-s. a x/v-^^rysi i       i  OM K EL Wi ^~-b-.  Bread and Confectionery.  (Free Delivery Every Day.  McGAGins BROS.  J   \},  .       H  ,.      !i  l-"i i   i  O  eo.  Wholesale  Vi ~i 'tr, &?���������  ���������ail  IBlAfTOIH  TO Oi  -b'H :  PurveA'orsof 1 Ii-j-h-ckss Mcnts.  ' "- '   -   v.'  ������.JlJi������^J) -. *s^���������^-'.-j   ^���������J.X.J.  All orders in our line will be  promptly  attended lo.      ,  J.  &  uO.,  (Opposite Goveriiuii'llt Ofj'ice.)  Groceries, lHY.ed, I'Viiit,' ;tl\vay  fresh rind full  stock.  HEW ST!  E. K������V/ STOCK.  Shoot   AcoOvinto.  Wc \}nVc a ���������  3UILBIN6 MATERIA  AND LUMBER..  Cut Rales for Spot Cash..  Call a������:d sec us, Wc can Vix you  ;AW?^1LL,  JU.C.  .'���������-n.  REVELSTOKE   I  It avr.l&toT'. "i   F.tr; t  NOTiOI].  ���������vr.'ll'H'K l-s IIK.I.'KI'V (M'.'KN   thut.   Hi  l\     iliivi,  ii'ilti  dale  vi:   v ill    iipl'l}    lo  Mlii'ii.hMi-y r.:.i-ci-l ��������� .it/ i.ir llnAviiMli ltiilin.  -; |',���������i|i ii.l,  ini" I" nnis ,ii li   In   t'lili-fci   i.ii.  liJilini'IieciiA:!.!) M< 'MS. (llin l.iunl.v: '.'. iliil'iilllt.  1 ��������� i.SiKii,...!) I.'IKIJ) .; 'l.OUKICI.;.  Ilevclsl/ike. Iiei.-ciiiiici-l.-l. 1..')/. :������(-lt  I'ah'lv  Iln  .MGSs^  oia  rr������i,  in iiotei  FRANK  VANUALL, Pkoi'ijiktok. ������  '    * ( o J  lest Telle in' Town,' Well .t'Fiirnlshed .Rooms,  ��������� .  Choieest. Wines, ��������� Liqoors' 8Bd Gzgarst ': *  ��������� Every thing .Striotly FIrBt-CIass;' ������������������ .���������  t)-.  Terms igss per aay.  Kaniloijjjs J Jeer on [JVaug'ht  f-HE. CENTRAL- HOTEL  ARRAUAMSON RRC)S.,''Puoi>itiKTOit.s. *    '   -  Fitst-class Table , V  G-ood Beds   4   Fire-proof Safe  'Telephone   -*-   'Bus Meets all Trains.  j5?,JG^7-i������1XjS,TO^C:3I]:,'  ',S.C.  13  i' nic  r,���������a  )UEEN'S -HOTEL  ���������ji  ABltAHAMSON   BROS., Pi.oi'UiK/roits.  , Everything hew and First=ciass in all Respects. ...  Tlio House is stooked with the1 Finest Wines aiid Ota in the Market  TBO.TJT   IaA-SZE   CITY f 03.0.  JTHURPE  St  C0.L1 D. /ERATEP    U/AT&R     MAIMUFRS     BRITISH    EaCZfM&TATj  iy *-\ -v-y    -p- (*} pr  "vr i     '      ^i  lUCafU^' V M^W"   \ik3VCl_J*    Proprietor  =AB,ROWHBAD, I  >.\j.  This'hotcl has been rg-btiilt  and greatly eniiirgcd.     ll is.uev, !y  , ���������     furnished throughout   and  affords   every conveiiicice  to o-uests.     It   is   beatitifullv. situated   over-  looking' Upper Arrow Lake, and is  locatetl most.convenient.v to railway depot and steamer landing  r j I . rs  , Rales. SI to S2 pc>!- day     ' (V f*\ tfffl rt'^Tl & Xi������ "^ Tl tffl f    ' |L^ eS������ 1\ Vi^ ic "ll ^ <fif   .  _A_   SPEOIALT"  ABSOLUTELY FR-EJfi ! !  QIVtH AWAY miflliV!  As it preiniinn to users of onr  ... ca c~~i a T^ c---  ,.t~~<-i1 '-'    N���������/ >���������- -xTI*  ���������1���������    K���������- ������  lioltirn 1 'n ��������� ( oupoiih at llie end ot i-ae'  moiit b iind .stand ;i cb.nice of vv iiii.inj.  I,ids be iii'i'ilnl iii,i"l',ino.  Each   25c.  Bar   02:titles  VGd to 0i; C L'Ol-'" O'A.  Anv of 011:' v.u'i.-us 1-rar.c! .count  in this Cumpi t:linn.  Ko bettor COAT- on t.-.e mrirkel.  FINDLEY & CO.,   STAN^AKiJ  .lyj.j,  .,  11 a ;  ������.  ',   (     'A -   '.   - . !_  .- j  lastin1'':  :bSt.,  VA;\(;()lbVB{v,biA;_  1  I ,  &. r-A(;K i.
151 {
Mii-: k^-otexay yiAni.
A*. Old 7 me Chrktiias.
clnll!
'ave'honoi to llio bol) nig-ht.
)n Clli ls| ma . o\ o i he hell-, vv i'i o
ni'ifi
iniir.
��     Heap mi moi o Mood! 'j'..,   u'i'id i
JJllt   let l{ wlllsll,. ,,.. H   will
AVo'll keep oui  I'ln ist in,|, nieiiv vti1]
K.u ll   ag��   Il.is   (le, in   (1    (he    new bom
'���I'll
���Tlie fittest li .),' Ini   |,.-,L tl c"h. .|._
, And vm'II our f"hj* s| ,i isiicsnf ii|,]
J.,ovedwh(n   (l,e   y. ,u     _      <oii|s.    li 'tl
tolled
And    biOnghi    blithe  ('lii,slm.is   buk
again
Willi all his liospitahle li un.
}h mi Mk ,iikI iclig.oiis iitf
Gavo'li
O
O i t'bi s| ,,,,., ( \(. | he mass was
Thai only night in .ill the yen
Saw  the stole.l pi ic^i  the chalice i e u
The d.inisi | donn.'ii lioi  ku I |e sheen.
���The h.dl was diossi'd with hi Ily gi, , ,.
Foi tb lo the wood did m ������ i y in on go
To g.illlei  in the ii is.lotoo.
Then ope,led vv ide i ,|.. I>,u mi's h,*]"
To v.i-ss.il. toil,ml, s, ; | mid all.
'   Power 1 nil Ins i,���| , f i ul,' ,i-ide.
And eeieinonv dolled Ins pi ido.
���Til ' In II, VV 'til I    s  s HI Ills shoes,
T.iat    night    might     village    paitnci
( boo i ;
"T le l( id, lllldciog.il ing. vJi.ii t'
Theviilg.n game of    'post and pait. '
All li.tilid, with inn ontiollofl delight
f Add geneial voi(o, the h.ippv night
That to the tot luge, as (ho crown,
<   Biou<*lit tidings of salvation down.
���Sn Waller Scott
BocAs accur, now they f-poko In  English
"I hit too Jjjurl, I'm afi.dd," said
o:io    ""le'', not gone, is hi?''
"b^Vithi," said iJ;o oil).*r. "The night
nn v. j1! 1 iiji.-r lni'i lo.ind scm enough,
li...  we got .dp"
Mi', oivu! i-ii'i.rly ,n the 1 jit \-,L:(h
[.!.. .1, \i tl'llt IKu :<��� ro tinic to
div a* i , in iv. Pic bi ( t ie jc,:.'- tin's
lu -. i ( I".i) We can't Jc.i\o th.it
i|    ..    -     c-e"
'I. i >   ."I   -o, and   s< on tl o seamd of'!
tii."i.   -  '-i; "i;  l-.f'srsv i' .     * . *-      th-
�� n    . -     - *   i' I, l... '. v..   , ���s i..i_, iedo
(.1 a-,  si.UiJy ..nd mv steuoiislj as thoy
had i onii ,
r.. ( lroci:-vi.is up when the heavy
dew*, "fiom the doodle's *ky and the
night v iin! ot ti e veldt luoughr hack to
Ll iwsell his lot Hiites Ho * t.isgi icd
lu his irit, ai:d foi a Ion..' time he stood
looking nt his impatient how mid pie-is-
mg his 11110111111,;,' l.c.id   in a v.un eflott
V-V.'-s", iTith a laugh, "Lut the cfrgennt
oi th - go aid c m poi_ctnnos gtr a chance
io p. t '-ome ficsli meal ior Clipper. So
Roa'its and I managed to skip tho
t.tmp '���
A* s_ ifLnly .-t-(ppi,i and looked
(,uKi.'y ar the pii'-uin v J3ui bUaxv. rll's
tJ        1* s v.cie .'.he..d/v,.urdcii'.g back
Ir) 1 -     (),,-!   j ' '    lid'.
"\V 'J, vvciJ,' s���i(] the pe-igoant, "as
I ���*, is . 'vi'.i; .M.Iv.mjI, vou needn't be
ri: ii\ biAiy r.i-i't ],.o\e ��tii;�� ti_;"j��?
.'<. .m-t jou.'-o no h mil's done, and
* ." d..v you can Cmp back aud dig op
'-.. c"���
���'���������
J>i     well tr.cd out in a passion of m-
(b.gi.   .k.j:
' 1\) von really lumk I Lid th.it money-"
bi'l'O -ergeanf lonlid   at him with   an
(30 L.i'1 si],ur,i.(l, half ���niiu'-ed
'Y.ili, :.: .iwell,"ho-.aid, "the Boers
mid tb( 1 noli 1 rue .mil the c ill for help
i'i (lijiipntt,, stoi.v, (.si.i ei��Lil\ that civ
to  iPiiKi.ilcr wh..^ had   li.ijipcu^d.    It ! fiom lho nmht, 'Vvbilituii hfttjc" Iiat
v   is u- t until ho li.i(l(?l;imljoiid into the I \,( all k.invv thuc vvucm LSoeit.\v]ilim
my?
MAXYrjGH/S MISSION.
���      -
r ���
Young Maxwell stood by his impiitioiit
tioi.so, 0110 foot iu the  stinup, m fiont-
,    '    pf,, the commanding officci's tent.    His
cheeks were (lushed and his eye^ shoue
>       .yvith tho hjdit of gratified ptide
"I havo chosen you," F.nd tho officer,
. "in spito of yonr youth, not onlyhc-
ciitisc cf tho speed of your horse and your
own aotnifyand zeal, but because of
tho character you have gained whilo 111
the 'civKc of tho comp. ny. It is not to
.every in.iii of tho pioneers I vvould trust
200 FO-vcreigiis 111 gold. And look heie,
young 111.1:.���Fauci's death by fever left
n Miciincy among tho scigcntf*. I'll say
<��� ;io more, except (liafc 111 (ho company a
���301 goant, always stands a chance of bo-
iccr.ing a heatenant. I tiust you, Maxwell.  You understand j-our ordoi.s?"
''Cros-s two riveis going duo noifch,
then head for n lug kopje which I will
flee fiom tho' br.nk of the second river
���Theio I shall find Licntonant Ad^n's
.camp, ��Tt .1 roooipt, azid lctiun. "
'"Exact!}*. You v,ill got there shoitly
after nightfall. lit member, you will
have no dancer fiom wandering Mata
boles, if Lioheiigula keeps his pionuse of
���tmco until Adair hands h:m tho money. '
( As to any 0:10 c^o, thoro is not a soul
in Mashonolnnd save the Matabclrs iind
,oin=ehes. 1 wouldn't 1*cud you alone if
it vvoioothorv,i**o. Tho 1 eai fact i", lean
toll yea, thTo havo hocii dosoitions and
discontent lately, and I���I don't want
to risk losing nuy money iifc tho hands
fit sonic man who might be tempted to
rido off -with it"
Tho youngest,- trooper of that audacious br.nd, vho, in insignificant num-
Loi��, ir.aichcd a few ",cais ago light into tho country of the most dreaded Kaf-
f.r king 1:1 South Africa, tho feiocious
Lobongula, lodo of on his mission with
p glad and piond heart This was his
fhanoo, bul* he felt he had earned it,
and as l.islioise bounded thiough tho
long gras;. and bioastcd thowatoisof
the riveis Maxwell's imagination vvas
IH(,tuii!'g a gloiions tutmc of which
that d 'y should bo the beginning. Thrio
vv..*- scopo indeed fo? dioams, gazing on
th it rich and mcasuicless veldt, which
could fatten countless hoid��, which
,cou'd jicld :nral.culaljlc "tores of gi.im.
-v, l*o<*o ii\ or hods wero sanded with gold _
Anothci India? Another Clue* Who
/shall ii.nl the dicame of yoath? "���
So ficotly **pcd Ins hoi��o that tho nies-
/sen<er had  cio-*��ed   ti'c fitst  nvoi ,11m
was    u_ p^gjit  of   tho  second,    b< yond
which ho'coii'd .already ��ee  the   kopje
or hill, v.-bioh was  his destination   ho-
foio   the  Fan  quite disappeared on the
wc-tei'i lirj of tho veldt   it wa��, however,   darkening,    and   tho   kopj"   was
n'crgn*;,'  swiftly into tho gr.iv shadows
of  o-.Linng,   when   suddonh   from   the
I..II gi..-s to 1ms light camo a loud call.
It was  not   tho noainc=s   of  the voice,
though that was st.'itliugly clov, that
*   biought  .Maxwell   to a   siuup hair     Ic
v as   the  fact  that  it was   a  civ lived
vt ice, as rhscii'otly  disooiniblc from ,1
Kaffir  cry as coo Id bo, and a voice also
that sr '-iiecl im di ;rn s^.
'Mv'.'.t l.c ((11 ui tj '���" (Wait a htrlo)
It v.a*, t.-.e cry of 1 Daichman, a Roir,
find it auiii/i'il the eoi.m r su that Ik
reined in his horse What, ho thought,
could a liner he doi.ig alone m thai
wild land, hundreds of min-i In :n hi
'Transvaal fi ttJi mmt? At any 1.ife, 11
hr ih 1 deil help��� _
'���Wjcht  rcn   lurtjc1"   o.ime thecal.
Dfiuin,    but    *-li,iri'!y,    cininiandiii^ly
I'rom the gr.i's, high as a man's   In ad,
cjiiiO :i (h'nsoi shadow than of anv ,'ii < t
lliL'   olood   and   the   Li.it   of   ,1   horse'.,
Jicufi.    .Maxv.rll, 111 the du^k, s.n, onl>
the vague onthursof a rider sv.ritly ,ip
proaching   .Suddenly souk thiii',' gh .1111-
0(1 in a parting ray ot   the sun, .md tne
pioneer  roali/.od   that a   long 1 ille vv,n
pointing   at   hmi.     With   a   ciy   in t of
f(ai,  but   ut   linger   at having hi ( n d( -
ptivt-d   by that  Ilrsr   call for   help, thr
youth  whipped   his   revolver   fro  1   it-,
}io]ritcr   and   find at tho  .still sh..r!nv,_)
horseman     At   the   Fame    rns!..rit    h"
pressed   his   knees to his l.eirse h II,ink,
pud   the   brntr   pl-unge.l   lorw.nd���tni
Ji-to!   The courier's att( ntir n  had b, < 1
���o concentrated em hisnght that li   h (!
not not���('((! anothe r apparitir n   st.almg
upon him from   the left     As   lhe lei \
f-t.iitI'd forward   a   strong ;,rm r lnt( bed
fin-reins and   forced it hade, while .111
plhcr,   wielding  <i    knohkorrir,   s'rtKl-
Miiswell from his hors(
Without a word the two sii.iiif'i
]taped from then hoisr-, anrl, hr iu 1 1;
/���iver tho bony, nib d it nf its iii..ii
pell, containing lho golden bin den. j'-oi
villi] that was done did II (' *.jk,ii
find, although the fn-tni, "i 1 .il-a) 11
|p the  niess_ng(f in   Luiu h and v.itJr a
ICls
saddle and Lis hand had wandered to
J.n waist, round which his money bolt
had been, and found that gone that tho
full si length of his misfoitune was 1111-
d.istood Tho mission con.ndcd to'Inni
hid f lih'd, and he was disgi.iced���10b-
lod hl.o.i'iy ginnhoin. Kohhod'-' A sudden hoi 11 hie thought paled hi^ cheeks
Would the (ommandor 01 the expedition
bchovo his cfoiy'' 'The ofheer had hmi-
fcolf hui tni that the trust would havo
been a teiiii-Mtion tcoiue, and���ho had
no wound lo show save .1 paltiy lump
on hi, Lo'.k', no pioof, no witness tiiat
ho had been attacked al all In doubt
and uusciv, ho iode hack to camp with
a hozo heart and hanging head.
jNT(.\t day ho iaccd a g'.theiiug of the,
oflicd.*. in the hoadrpiaitcis tent. Ho had
told his stoiy, and it was loccived witn
giOi.loi- incredulity oven than he had
_fcaied One stout, loud voiced man
laughed it to scorn.
"Don't 1.11 mo!" he cued "You're
little iiioie than a,I oy j oui =olf, Maxwell, but a child could invent a hottoi
tale th.i'i that Look here ' ioue.iythey
v, ere JL,c ois Ycia ought to know that no
Be 01 01 any othei white man would
���ventuie in.o Ma-hon.iland - unlc-s ho
was piotc-lcd bv li'ingoue of us. Lo-
bongni.'.'.s s(*0urs v ould snap hun up,
oat, him up If thcievveu any siuh fool,
wc d 1 now of ir And, again, do 3 011
moan to toll us that tho thief, if ho wa**
11 Hoi 1, would not havo picked you off
without; an. pala'oi at all' And, having done .11, would ho havo loft your
horse���.1 B .01 ? Why, any l.-xi would
do a geod (U.d of sheo'ini,' to g't such .
hciso , s 30ms No, no' O.vn up In a
nioi-rnt 01 tcnpi .'ion yoa'vo hid this*
lion.'} and had no' the eqiuiienco to
mvint a pl.'i-.siblo jam "
Tho tioopoi .tan cd white to his lips
hut air vv ok tl never   a woid     Tho commanding eiiKoi kokidat hun s.idlj-   Ho
b.A   'il red   tho   grcalcst  tiust in   tho I
.voaapst. 1.
' ,--. 1 v i.e.  1110:'*, 111 rj'ii," ho i.p.d   ab- 1
iv Py     "?rr," 1*11, 1 ic'-ct this oocur-
iCiiro   vei.' much     Much   as  I  hate to'
iay it, tho ra.ijoi argm s 1 oircttlv    Ic i-
]���!])( ssiblo'to  tiodit   this wild tale ol
IJoiis 1 c ing  aionnd  hcic     The m.ittei
l'liist. howo.n, ]i.iss tuil   of  our h.ind'-
Toi'.onow Sdgoai t Wavne goes toKioi-
hulov on ooiiipmy's biisincs-s   and  Pn-
"- 'ti Koh' A" v.ith hn.i    They will tiko
jo.1 a- f ir as IVic Tub, on the fronuci.
tLi'ei ariist, tVS .ntim. trial "
T* ,v ,'s ^, ith very difliiont sensations
f:-* 11 those with winch he h id ndden oft
on his miss-,01, th.it M,i\,u*ll ennimuiu d
hi. jcm.'cyto 'full    V( t, lhougn a piis-
100"���
Ho stopped, for Maxwell wa looking
at hi*.;, *��� tallied, cir.iniisjy t
"\vell, well," lho seigoant said,
"thrio's no haim done, lhey can't
pio*.e anyth.iig." ,
Silence lc 11 on tho three again, but
Vi i.\W( 11 was Jull of "franye thoughts.
bJhoy camped   by the  *-ide of  a n\er
winch tho .-iigearK would'iiot swim bc-
foio d.iyhght, having   a discicct logard
foi ciocooilrs, busiest aly.ays and hun-
j'liost  ..(   sundown     Itobeits  jnopared
thodoei ine.it tor bioihng   Wayne gath-
ci(d matPiial  foi tho hie, ancl Max\,-cll
too'c   the  billies iind  went down lo the
rr.or, .""0 yards av,ay, to fill   thom with
v, ator   Tl e v.ct season was nearly over,
and thcnvci wasionning low.  Alicady
rocks and tanks of .shingly sand showed
aLovo tho stio.nn dimly iu tho  evening
light    Maxwell  c.intiou'dy scrutinizt^ci
0 ir h muddy log and   suspicious  piojoc-
tion, aw'.nc   by cxpoiicuco  how easily
the long, still ainphiLians might be mistaken foi   a   mud imbedded troo trunk,
but  ho  saw no  signs  and returned to
camp with his w..tpi   pails    As he ar*-
pio.tehod, the other two wcib  busy and
did   nor   hoar   him     Tho scigeant was
stooping ov.u   the fue, now lighted, his
back tinned to tho young hooper.   His
coat was   thrown   aside, and  his   shirt
h.'d boon di-airangod by tho r.rmfuls of
wood hi;  had   been caiij'in�� fo tho flic.
A poitiou of his waist was plainly scon
in   the  light  ot   the flames.    Maxwell
loo'.cd and gasped and dropped a billy-
fr.l of  walei     The  sergeant  turned at
tno olattci and faced lam.
''What's  tho   matfoi, young un?   Dy
Gunge, jou look white!   Is it .1 croco
dilc" '
ffy;;y;P:;;;ifm
. The iiiirt;iioi*liij)'i.b-;'ist-.i.iigl)ct;vv<!i'ii llic'nnbci'-
: signed,awiiu.ua.irie.1 on business.us Livoi-ymeii
iiiid Toiiiiiwr.cr.t;..under ..r.lie ��� linn'of jeieiiiiiig &
, Iliiiniltdii, lilts l)'o(ii) (lissiilvcdb- by ni-.itiml���'���con-'
.-.sciir,;,.-,i!-.at, T5t.li. November. 1S17. .'Ail. liiiuilificri
(if Kii.i'1.1 riii:vvil]..'lii',(li.si';liiif'4;l>il b.v.A'".'. J''1ciii:iik,
pu'lio""::-..  (iilt lioriz.-ei i-t-o.f/coliiict ,ail. outf'tiuiiliiiV
debts (llie 1,(1 tHf! lii;in:',, A a    -a1 .;-���-"��� a y-.-' .;-��������� -,;:.- ���':,-
b-A-'v -.'���:-��� >b     ;. fsijji,).^ ;_��� W.H-*I.KJU>C(y;.''vb;a,'a
-*:'Awab;���;,-������   b-iaa. ... :v'bl'K.-'lI.'II..\Hi"i:/i"ON....':b...:;
"H-'f yb.������.J':.evt"lsi;r)J,-e;'?uilion, I.!.A";,'Xuvb '*"!i. 1.0*;,'
:'b;; Certificatev ��� of mmmim 'HB&
aa-y. .-���;���*.���;.-, .,   ���pp.'ayp- p -���-;'���;. v. yr ,-.',���.     ���, -..-p-1'1 .  bap
������b_'~;.-:_9Xu'ii^
���SH iiii red. iii'-''lli.i'j. J?iff : ''Hi'Vidb'-Miiiiiis-T-'i'viHloiib
,;:b" Di^li'icAiii'a' West ;lvo(;lcii.'iy.:., lii(:.-it<.'iI,1T()ii
b ..".-'Hayi'dt C're!!lc;.ii'tvi')iiJ.n.!-ybiif. JMiieiilloeli
lb , - .(.'ieol;. iii tiie Jiijc'".Hcii'rl ���'iiiiiiiiuf'-'iiiviMiriii'-or
,- '-'bWi-At, Jviioi eniiy. .aa.'ava? :.- ������:���'.. ybp,," ������/:'; p. p. --yf
/iiAjcJCa^o-rieM*;' briiiiia:ib(;yic(ii.(i:XbB!ivir!suii;
al.;'������ .fi-ce i)iiiici-'s.,oui'l-ilii.iii!c X(i. !Kl!l7(l, ' issiiei'l
Fi'bi-tinry'lillli. l!-:!l,7, al, .N'ou-y Wostiiiiiister,. in-,
loiiil'.sivty diiyH l'riiiii tlie (liii<; ln.-icof, to'iipi'ily-'
to'.���'t,lio,31.iiiin'j Itocni-de'i"; foi; .���i.l.'i'i'tili.-'iUe of Jin-..
IiviiVf-ji'ieniji. for., tliu ' iiiirpii-sc' of "ubraiiiing,' n-
Cniwii }fi'.iiii|,-of tliiiabovo.cliiiiii...- 'b , a ��� .'������;���.',.'',
���bAjid yl'iirtligrafiike iioticobl^iiili imlion,bunder.
!*o'('il'ioii. "17; niiiijt: hu- coiiiiiiciiOeil bdfoi-e ' I bib is-7
siiiinci,nl' siibli Coriilieittftof riiiprovi.'tiii'iit.s.
;J)iitcii'l'n-i? Viini.-oiivei- tin's MOlli d.-i.v of Xoverii-i
bet-,':A.1 >.',d,S!lib ... .;'���;.;:'b; a';y b -.,.,VP.,b:b!-'.''��� b,pb..-��� P-Ulbb-b
ipfbKivst&H^^
���VjbbTIQIii: MS All,K11KH*-.' b' (b|b\-KNypaI IiiMA '0j',-'
IS .viiliciitiiinbwill Ik*made 1.1V tlnr Ix'irislar.ivo.-
Assic.inlil.v of flic I'i-bviiicu.oia'Hi-itisli e.'(,]iiinbiii.
.at its ii.cxfc.Si'.s-.s'oii. fur -a, I * ri viit'e : Jlill  to. in-f
coi'iini-iifi! a C(jnii)ii.iiy.'t-(). i)(ii!di;,i'<l"ipbvliiaiiita'ii.i.b
11 lid biioivil.o ii line or line,Ai)f;b|.*ailu-iijti. I'roiii,:. ;ib
���point'Ot.-'or near Albert, Can.von,;.'tli'enco. uji-i.tbo.'
Viilley ota t,licXo!-tliyl''(.irlc",of llift.yjlleeillov.'iir.'l, ���
; Itivei'bfo   fife, liei'.ilqiiil l'lorsv of b'tlicb:. I'o vvn i(.b
CM-i'eK-.lbeiiee (lovviitlio bvii!lo.V'b'olb';!li(! i.lowiiiA
bCi-ei'lc. le tlio .ji11.1uli.011 'of:;, flint sf.reiiniy Vyii'li,-.,tbey
bColiiiiibiii-' .liiver, :bvyitby tliubjiobver  to'.; C(itiip,y
yeoiisfnici;, niiiiiitniii bmneli linesb to b;inyabiiiine-
. oi-in ineH.''aiid Jill iiccesrair.ybrkl^e,-. rO!iil.s.-\vii.yK
1111/I fciM'icsb'iiiiilb.to  build,;,iwvii"i.iii.i'l''-liiiiiiiinin..���:
vvliiii'\'e.sriii!d (liii-lc.s''ih. co!!iieefi(iiiA|:b(,rc\viI.li;
11 nd with ])ovvi*r-t() build, own,; i;(jiii)) si ii tl > 1 i i jyi-I ii -.
fain '.steiiin anilb.otlK.'i' ywi#lsaiiii(I.-'-lj!!!Us?.:.:'iiii'(l,
opoi'iit(!b't.li(vbs'iiiii(i'<'6i)'b;'!iiij'.,ii!ivi/,')i.bl,o,:b'vv''.'it(!i".'i|!:
.vvitliin'thi! Province; juid witli poH-er'.fnb'Ji^ildi
C(i),i.ip,p:Oi)-))'iile..band   maintainal-.t'liiKr.-iiiby,iiiid'
teleplKinyy: lines-bin' 'connection Awifti..tlicTKii'l'il
1'iiihvii.viind bi-iinclies.!U!d'lro.g<.ii(;rn,teel(.*..-t,i-ieif.v-
for flry. siip)ily.b,i.if ;lis!il.,:li'e!ilibiin*'.j: powcr'-ii'iul
Avitli.']i9\vor.(6 .uif propria to :..lini(l.s" foi':; th'o;. pnr-
lipses ofb tlio'';C*piii]jiiii*i:,,;<r!i<l ,t.o],oc(iuii-o���]ai)i:Is,
bpnii's(*s,'"]irivilcgiis'Or pllicr iiids frpin anybH'ov;.:
ci'iniienf, ..V.niHiiiciji.-iI'brcoi'iiii'mfipiib:foi;;:''.()l;Iiei':;'
]iqi-soiis or-Iio'd ies." and ".t'fflifyyjiiiil collect, tolls
fi'Oiiibiill.piirfie.s usinjriiinl Vliiviili  freight'' pii.s.S-b
inie-biv'br.iiny of.i-iit'li i-.o.-id.**,'rail'vva.vH.'tiiinVvviiysiV.
ferrie.i;r.\\-biii-ves'iiii(l vessels built b.v, tlio  t'piii-b
piiii.Yi'itiid.-witliypoiviir.lo'iiiiiUobti-aliiAbiybciflicr
of'iiiij-eoiiipiinyor/iii j iMirt ilicreoi": '���';-,' '" bb; ,'���-.
. (t;j) a 'J'o ��rlvri'l(ic liiisnuyio:*, or ' otherwise,,'-is-
���.srst: in milking fx']iloi',i!t;:oiiii'ii!i(l.'siii''vi'j-s of every;
kind. iiwHir. jireiiii.atiii}?" iiniiiigriilion iiifo nnv
eoniili-y; colony or state:,,, .,p', b<. a,; ..,;������,.;
(!J). 'J'(i.;giijiRUit-(.'i!  tlie  perfuniianco of anv
eoiili-itet.s'oi' (;iig'iij;e'iiiciil.s, iindto bceoine liable,
.or respoiisilileliir, iiii.i|i(,*y.<ii-,for tbe fiiJ'ilinontoi'
i-ontrn.etiJ eiil,.;i-yi,l into IA oiiit-rs:.-:.'-,...:,,..������:'������������ y'-b-,,',:
���',:'...���,[!5) y.'J'o issiib oii Cnriiiiiissioii: dryreeeiyo ' bro-
kei-iii;e, oi' 01 liei-reirniiiei-iilion or eiMisiilei-iitioiib
? upon 1 lie i.ssu.;,or've-isslie -or fok. jfiiiiriiriteeing;
' llie .issji'i*. of or.-! he piiji-iiicrit,.(),'" int.t'i-e'st on,'.'���nny'.
i-toek^bair.s.deboii'iu-'.'s-.debeiitiii-e .-:took,boiid.s,.
obliiriil iiiiiiior oi hei' .s,-.b;iii-itio* iff any coiiii'iany
. or public or.local iniljioriiy': ���'���.���     ;,/'   '   J; v-y . p -������ ���".
, '(Hi)..To borr.-Ay or hiise.j'ii'oiii.;}-,-'-witli' or���-witli-,-.
yoiit-- security.a ��iid   t;o segnre tiiebiiiiyiiicnt. of,
.'money, beimilveil or raised;' !>y -Elib;bis.siK.*bfjf clui
-.benl 11 l-iisoi:ilebeiiliu-i.! 'sin'ek .(pei'petiiiilvoi' U-r-
liiiiial,) ���boiiiisbiiortgiiges or any.ot hei',;seeitrit,y.y
upon s'tieli teriiis .- s to '-priority' or..rlisedniii,.;oiy
.'ol.'icrwisu-ii.skiiiil! be ���liuiigli!- lii.'Vind fob:si,',v;iii-eM
tlie siinie if|,!ipii^l.i;',ii.; by ii'ioi-lgii^u'ii:' eliii.rge'i
���ui 1011 the niii-lyrl.-ikiiig.eif the (.'oin]iiiiiy a iiii iillb
ybr iiuy of its realand personal ii-iiperfy.-p'rciiqiil,
"aiid riit.inv.iiiid.all oriiiiy ol'.its uncalled i-iijiitiil
��� Or 'iiibniiy other ���riiiiiiiie],."iii-ii(l',.',l.(),,-..:iiiiivlia-se'-;(ir
redeein (atii preiiiiiun if deemed (jAiiodieiiHany.;,
'(lebenfiireS.biiebviiliiro.sl.ocl.r.'OibSeeiinfies
���.Coniiiiiiiy:,b;-,a,a'bbAA,;,.y. ..,.;/ ,:/:;A ,'. .'';���bAyy:a/b.y.,,.'
���',.",.(17) -,'J.o tjiill',1 lease, tha;-te.r.'--'or btherwiwvb(lis-!
' j'kiso of.biibiiiiliilei.V-.Pi' epnditibiiiilly; or..' for, iinyv
liiiiifetl iuti;i'(;si.,',tiionvl!o!e7 ory'iiiiyy;|):irf; of the;
biiiidcrfiikiny-1,��� pi-opftrly. ;iyi,urlilsb'eoiib(;s'.s!'6n.-i,a or'
vprivile;,'es qitlie (,'timpiinya f f 11b s ti ol ib <;< 11 is:( 101'ii-
liiiii in ciisli, 'sliii-i'-ei*. or oilier wise .as llie yt'iiiii-?.
liii!iy;!ii!iy;lbiii,'v::lit,; iiiid to iiJyiCiidoii.-iiiy piii'l of.
the buSiii'eKS liir.the,'tiijie biiinif of;i-lic Compuny.a'
.im|. tneiil-i-y 6nyn.li">-' of the objects mentioned, iii
thiscliiu.Ki,', lb-the '������exel,iisiyii''.i)f tliellolbi,rs:; ,;���;-���;'
':(Ij!)t'b'l'o'.siilisi.!ribi! foi-, piireliasob or. iifliel-Vviso,
iie(|iiire,tlie.sliiires of.^l.oiiU.yvv.'iefherbiir-iliniify,;
lii'eferred (irili'fefred, (jr.tlie (lebiiifiire  lionds .
or othei''seeiu'iriespfiniy eoin|iany; iiiid .-tobiu!-'-.
eopf, tbe siiiiie iii-'pii-yiiicnt fbriiny property sold,
'in* biisiii(.'ss,uii('lei-tiikeiH:orascrv",ii.-irs'reii(lei'eiT"by:
lhis Coiiipiiny,.inidbtovliolcl; .sell,' or' Otherwise'
dispose of lliesiiaie: -';. .-������" .:,:������ :'.���..'':y;-a,,,.,.:.���',  ;...:,,���',-,,..���
. (l!.i)",s'ro ],ii,\M'i>r"Jiii.v'ri{rlits oivYiivipertyiicciiiir-''
ed. I),v;,,.t.lic; Com paiiy; ,oi- ariyserviees reiulered'to.
the Conipii'i y, Iii l'iilIy()i',:i)iirtl.v'-jiiiid:;'sliiiri'S''or-;
stoeI;���(lelieinii!-es of otlierseeiiritii-sof.tlie.Ciiiii-a
piiny.iiiid lo niiikeysiieli' iiiiyineiifs'.���'or';'gifts'.'by
Wiiyiif beinisoi' or.lie.nvisc, !|,!id-(;il,!i'jr iuir.oii'ey.
oi-'iii iiny'iifiier ���.-'iiliie lis,uiiiy fi-oin tinie in Ijiik
deemed,expodioiit,fo"''���-' : -'���'������'-' -������
ffiyon.,01* for servieesOf nny
-on Oi co i),1 no md to lei lttni'iati .011 71-rso'i
01 tiiisiin-, m,nl -tick 01 ei*ne. (omj.in.v, bv
n\( ! s,i],,!j 01 .1 iin, I ri m,in, ,,1(1011 01 b\ 1
-I.it ol piolit- 111 < -t.nt. 1 isl 01 fut 111 e, oi p.nt
on-  ��<n and pan lne othi 1
Ui) J'o 1 rate iiiilf.niv 111(0 eil( ct 01 det(i-
111 .1.1 uinr( .neiils w it!i jJiilish 01 fon 1 _f 11111.111
a at''in is 1 iil>-,ms ami slipping conipuin ,
in n,i'ii lc 1 - 01 1 I ,rr k .' is ol shipjiing. c.uiie,r.
pinjiiK ti is ol sir ,'in 01 otln 1 mi 1 h nu.il ]i,n\i 1
.i!ido''i(i I'lisdiisin i nnip inns
���(J'l '1,1 obtain on jiiov 1-1 ni.il cinbi 01 .\ci
ol I'i.b inn .il lo' inibling lie (oii.]iin\ lo
1 in\ an\ ol lis obi(( is into ol!(<! 01 loi cllcil
nig i.'v 'inidilK.ition of lhe Comi am s ((institution 1 1 fi 1 .un oiliei ptu ji i-c v\ lne b in.iv sum
evpul.i 1 1 .nil to opjii s_ an\ |,n < icmngs 01
.ipplu ,lions \iln |i in.u -('(in i.ili I'.lated illicit
lv 01 indi'ei II, 10 j,i( iuiIk l. the Cmiipinv s in
t(l(s(,
(.11 I'd in���l( n.tlvi md e\i - .id .mv (1 n-l-llio
nii'l  . l.iKmg uInt< 0! m n   si (in d.sn.ibli'. and
I'  till I   gl.ll llllllllsh   OI   Ill'llllMsi
(-'"1) l'o p iv ,inv 1 oinmi-sioii ie biokei.igc loi
(III pi i,ir -,' nl .(,- 111 mglla -.iibsi 1 iplioii o! . 111 \
I <n I of tl i' sli in ,1 lo on ,i]ni.il ol thisCoinp inv
01 01 ,i'i\ (ii'Miieiv piinii()(( J bv Ibis Ceni|iinv,
01 in v\hu li ll 1, < oinp mv is 01 initiids lo bi
'UK isiiil, mil gi nci.illj to 1. 111 unci lie anv
iiii-dii-, |.,i   imdii v. 1 King sm li i apilnl   01  foi
sti \ II I s K |||1( ud  111   pi ll 11!^ UI .ISs'sll'IglOpl.ll e
(1 g ' 11 inn ei'u iln p'.King ol.anv sl-nn s, dc-
b( ti'iiii -, 01 ��� it lit 1 se( imlK s ol I'ii- Coieinriv. 01
fo, pionnili'ig 01 glial mining Ille 1 Using ol
( (pit il lot   .in, oljn I (i I'.p inv.
(Jl.i 'lopioiiiK l' is Comp.nn t ) 1)( legall-id.
dotiiiLili-d in up.,,4111,', d 1 1 ,inv Ion inn 1 oimli \
01 1 (Inn*,, and I 1 pi in ine 11- mini pot iliun jn ,1
lite (I1.11,u li 1 01 ,is ,1 -oi n It .\noin me 111 .inv
loieigu ( o nn I. \, ami to c 111 v mi lhe btisiiuss ol
I In Cnmp ,n\, 01 anv lull 1 Ik irnl. 111 anv foi-
(ign i oimli \ 01 (i.liuiv. 01 di pi 111U in v ol llie
t'nili d Kiiigdoiii, or 111 ,in\ jiatl ol tbe v\oild,
iindi r inv oilui sivlc in ri.uiu a
1    (-'71   I o (liav\, inn pi, ma'vc. miloise, di^toiint,
ml   in got 1  le  bills  of  e\< haiigi    inonus-ioi \
I noi es,  w.i' 1 nils, .md otln r negotiable nistni-
11K ills oll.ei th in 1) ink notes'
t.'M 'I o 'lisliibiile among Iln niiiiihiis 111
s|i((ii anv ])io,iiil\ of lhe CIoiii] ,m\, 01 .mv
pi ni < (ils ol silcoi disposal (,f ,nn inopcilv of .
tin (omp.inv, but so thai no distiihiilion
iiiioi.niing 10,1 Kilm lion of i.tpil.il be in.uU,
( \tept uilb I'k , met 1011 01 nnv) Im lhe tunc
being ui|imid In law:
(-^1)   'iniviiiN'  (be  powiis givin  bv  "The
:.>l)e;ilu()iii'c(l,b\-|)0(t;.!M
������������-''      - kindreiideredvfp"\ ies;((;blmiia.l Itegistra.tioiil.AelAISSHi'-
aai^iiiKefiieiitS'vvitliriiilu-iiy.ast.jVaiiilioM.ibor otherb
:e(>iiipii!!ies;uid;for.aU:.(i|,her,,nei:.-issiu'ya(ir 'ijiei-
1 beli'df'' ��� l-P'^ '"'"'f11'- "'1!lbb','i vb1(;��es? iiiatliat.j
pI'liilwniibA'iitiepuv-bivlibCi.bbilii^
yXovembeiv IS!I('::-.A<- -i~-K .A" ���"���.'.-���.'���,  .'   ,-'a -A . ������:,'���   '-
.;,: b A/a- p., :���, -; y- Ari liSON;'^; SI. tf IC I j mijiJ- y. 'b',bbp
.il-.jfv /a,;;:; ^ . ,. pSolieitbrs foi- the Applicants.:
LI03NCE  AUTHOSISiNG'-bAII'i'EXTRA-
p:,bPBbyiWCyAI/;*COMPA3N;"^TdCAUll3r;A
AA':ay'pb; A.;::'pH''BUSI2JESS.yaAt;by'b y aba',;,"
.''���bbpb,-bb'aybo;\x.*.i)A:A:'!'bb:b. v'-ba:AAyybv".y;. A..
yfuovixon '-bv liiirrisn ���C'oibu.viii'iA'b-.jb' AAAA
:Xo,;l-r!l7-b b'-'ab'.'b- br'a'AP-':p*a -���'"���"���',;;, ';���; iyy^ryyy
f5^HIS:iSb'roci'UtTI.l.'*,b,t!1njp'''|*lib;bv\bi.v
' .Lay A1 ��� 1 rcb-l-'i mi 10(1,'' isaiit.lioi'ised -ii'ii'ilb lieeiis-'il-
td'eiii-i-yyon biisiiiiiSs witliin tliePrpriiieebib' lii-i-..
t.ii'i!:'C6iiif)iiiij'i'di-:iii:i.!()iiiieeti()ii:\\Mtli.;Vviiiuli-yflio.'
'Ciiilipiniy, iliiij-���-directly-inVyiiidireellyb lie iiitci"-
esti'd.'irinl genei-ally' 10 ri!|ilb' 'l:.iA'/liO'iiib-iiiJiboi:*
iigi'ee:t();]i!iy iiiiyb:(i:i!:.i;Aiiii��;;:vv;bii ;i-ibb>vitJib'ifa
aii,iiy.ei)ii'siilei'{!l.ii-!biiii'''bi!/f 0' lybiiXbaiitbiiiiybii' i'i.;;
yis'ebiiHK'I'eivd iiyAi-..* bl.'i'ebi-iirs'iiib'the iiil-erdsts,
ybr.la'eelly riv indirectly; tbyflio'ybetielil. ofa.lie'
tiiiuil'iiin'y ,lii (lo:si):bbAi,y .babvvabb-;p.baav-av'',bbbb:-:;
.<*(2.ij ""'I i)"jiriji 1 ior.ei,iiiiy company.foi;,the purpose .
ofiieiiii'ii'iiigvallor'aiiy part of tlibvundei'luking,
.p-.-opei-ly ai idl iabil if ies.of the1 Coiiipuny'.('iisfoi;.'
carry ing olibirtg .l)ii.siiiii1ss yiirydoijigynnyj-n'el^pi'-'
filing wliieli1 inii.v.ljebdeeinedy eoiidiieivelo the.
;]irc��.si>.ei;it>,'-'.��if,-t.l.'isb: CJ��Jitii-����hy'f.tV'''-A Is'i' ���bt'ci.v.iit;ij.ii ji*'��j';
.the.;whole <)'',iiiiybpn;rl;'(!lab t;lre -.iiii.-li'i-lit.kiilg, ainl..
itssef-s.biind iiiiderl.ii.ko llie ,vvli(ileboriiny:piU-t of a
.tliebliiibilities .',bt-;,-iii,v-'iiiivyaexistiiigypi'; I'lifure
eiini|iniiy,'iiii(l (.o'.eoniliietbliii'.iidiil'ijor vvii'iilpii'p.i
tlie business of any, .'"ir*oli ''company:::.': a b'AJ,yby, .,.:���'
:b (:il) Aro'eiilei' iiifo'pn.rttiersliip or.into' iiiiy'niv
i'iuigenieiil/yfoi-slii!,i'ing,pi'i.)lil,s,pc()-())!e'riilioii;"re-'
eiproeiileoneession,:or otlier wise,f" witli iniy. per/
(i'i)   'lo lo ill sinJi act ���> md Ibings .is .ue
1   1    ii .il o' 1 (iiiiliu iv t  lo Ihe .itinv e ol)|( ets
( I) Ii is,\pics,lv (hil.iitd (li,i( lhe inldi-
t.0.1 s (I, 11 ii e iiIiik is s(.f foith in i.ieli ol the
1 on going p n,n>;i,ipl s ol I In-, ilr so si 1 ill be < 011-
s.r 1. 1 .11 ih * 1110,1 lib'ml wav. .md s'all be in
no wis li mi I. d in ii sli n 11 d bv 1 cfcii 1 u't'i.iuv
ol I111 p u.igi.i ilis, rn bv .mv infotcuro di.ivvn
liom lhe (eints ol anv oiln 1 iiai.iM.iph.    ,
( i-'I 'I lii"\Miid 'Comp.iu*. in Ibis 1 l.ntse w hen
not uiidIti d lo tins l'en 11111 in shall be deciin d to
iin hide ,i'i\ p.ulnriship 01 ol liei bodv of p(i-
siiiis m hi tin 1 ittioi |i n.ilid 01 not iikoipoi.itcd,
.1 Hi A. hi. ,1k 1 ilmiiii iltd in tlie Utiilcd Kingdom
01 elsi w lieic. .ind u In lliei nov* CMsfing 01
heie iltoi lo be foi med
(.i\( 11 iiti.lci  mv   hand  and   seal of  oil lee   al
Vn 1011.1, l*i o\ nn 1 of Hrilish Columbia, I In-, nth
dav ol Xovcmbei, one Ihonsaiid i ighl   linndud      r
and liinelv  si veil
i.s I S  Y   WOOTTONb
Jtegisd.il" of .loinl bloekConi|iiines
���1
h
��/liolesale   Druggists,
1 (ICslablished ISiS)
*-t ��
���^^ossees^ Victoria   and   Vancouver,    B. C.
bbVrlii
Wei.inv  the l.irgost slo,k ol Cl. ���ii,i,.,|s, O, ngs. Pat ont Medioines, Toilet
"*. h.li . in Hnli-li ( olunibia. " ,nrni
1,1101   ^  ltaCr0C��"  ^^^P^PflfftT^Pi   fPf I'llfff r(*""<* "'P'.'^"!*"1'' '"business, will find it t��� the,,  ad-
n -1 Hniosta panic,   ' ^^nf^? l"'   '-���  ��' j ^^^^^^ '   ��
;'bb Hei i'iiu for liis gu
bforftliP pidiiocMbhbhT tiiobloathsdiiioAep
"tiles': ;i ���'���'V;e!*Voi;''-Tiolfffirv' AAiV'tiiAi'lirb s ""���''��� '".,(!;1,'';91)l;,1'ivllb"'\ veil neb in the ei.tybblblibnilnii..;,,,...
���������"WV^;"*,-1 i^.v.^
;T,iiixvv('ll..;h:id,,ytiirioyi.tO':rooovcr:.:h 100,0:10 :sli:irb.s of���;y'i:,:iyoli'.v-'a
biiibi^forbecibiabm^h -.������?&'���'-.-b '?p.b.',Vb.-..v-.-,. ���.;''b:7t.:,"ia'/-!:'v'.".:;b| :-:.-^TIiij'!hoiiil',pni'J'biCif.-.tliuVGoiifpiiiiyliit.vtliis'.' I '-ri'ij'
''.������'���''."���'11,'r' 'A'b , ,'���' ,-���,'", ':b,Pia.aia;a a ���'���.���;��� py .a:aa"y.!y;v]i!eo,isbsil.!!!iteut,A.\lberl, Oj\ ii.S-iiit j . :i i si 1 -.'. I. > li si
,,::',:I s;.lil;!hlqd,ba'ho:Ba'sd.ab "You're aw-." bCiriiiit,'.Mining
'fullybsicbrbd-ofbtHbbbi'u'tcsbAVavnob-'bb
-.;,.   ^X-aa- ,pp,,,a p.:.,,:, ���   :p. �����; -������':-   p:-,,-,,  p;blP"'b   !������'Attorney.' lPr:t.!:e:Coni|)iiny;':a-a :pv;a,.fl;v,,aa.pvir:.p
ibbb.bAb^' vybs-iidythc; sp!-g^!nt,ybwith^
.bKhuddcr.Aai.'ly-vviisiKivijUUiiig-btlib'pUiiiAp iiridvsodieenseil lire:���e y��b?:'bv:ai;p:is.aa *;;
bb('l:d:  a!oU!j' 'rfo AArj,r.M.|hniArlbiA^^
:,uy.'Iiay.a;.on{...-ac-ju.ici.ianpu���.������..wi<ft:,.tinie,,1;..oia'olit-uiiiiig...-nif6niiai.ian,-. aiid ii!,.so to nAitim*:
a when: ho .ai!d';Jiisyhorsc'syc*.ro.bptli--pull^d.*baii(teiite'i'.'iij^
bdbvvyiia Ldreoiirof it still, "y; v-byb''* .:'-y
1 y bAIaxwoll rosobiaftcjrscupper,'-whop: tha
'������'otlii;*rbbt:}yobli.i;-tliioi_rbpipesbv
;;ap:ijbw*hbn Jie' dropped. ...tli.e billy.-hobwas
,afl'rfshe;d, ii'c'.v.-.-.-b-b':;���'���;'., b ' by--''Ab blb-'b-b Ay: '-y;���'.
; b.':bt^A;r^o:iblbb'vahobbs;iid,b'Mf' it'a.' not.;.
y againKtvdrck-rs,bI.!dbHI;e. !to''try, abshbt'hfc
yth'ssribbrufe,, ���������Lcfdi'^;,d:irk,--i'f-,"..thci,'o,are/
b'.j;_iJX;jy'iiif;��� ii'i'.out'^oii^thfv;.ib;iiiIrs:*.''.b;"J*b'v..':" ibbb
'.���"'.'���������-."���pjE���"('ioiirse,' of conrsobc-Id luaiij "'said
; tho bei'gfran.;  oasiiy.-,���,"Thoi'oys.nobbcoiii-";
'boii.Mv-.aiiil'���his,';]ioiii:tb'...fll.i.ctl vvith ii dunibyioinaiirHiigbofiice.rbbibbvttb with-bbbthbrihg
b(lo.s;vinvi-.'obii8ld:_ii;is'''hc'inib"
yp::oci:p;hands vvitiivabfewpcoihrtKlesbwJio;
..."bade.;,;hiiuvrch'Ee,rb.up.b:bSut; the effort'sypf
-his ���fneiids'tobgiye:hiiuT;hbpewcrbbfor
bthe"-' gropter.b part; ''.f orco'd,;. for-'bMaxvye'il,'
-coi:!dbhotbbut;sbo:w-ith   bitterness-brhbr-
oybiv btlioy, found 'irb harfl b^o creel it; i.i A '
;yEtorv\,*ybifb*iy:ij":'ypre:po-uprdifsb't.by
;b.tl;!iit;i!iry.o{;hor.'vyh'it^^
;bhp'sra]e'coc.n:*fy'.'s:i'vo:bthfebj^
bselvosb:yb;ili^b;chpb:kASn'shfidyb
bhibird 'tkebra:riiirk:ot''Onc-:p: bbaayy :.y"  ;, b ���
pa;'; A in borrr for ;hnn: fot'lifc'-waS "a'.'fiftf.".,'
..���r:itob,=ort,,'>bin,.I)ebc/!iphV:to''bliayc"domrb
.iieii.tr-rb'thari Ah.r't.b Any Hovv riioyyob:; ��� t :b"b
a:iv;hi:n'g-to ,hi;n:a.bTrior can'tbprove;J ��� v
;.t5ok;..i'lie.b'2i'r.n^y;.bbiitb;,.t']v^yb<b;i'n''t
'ho,,d'.d.;nof, ;d*ii!'t TOn,'Jcnovv..''A b- Ap-, '"' ;���
'���': v'!bob:j'thcng}��'Maxvre]3'v-j}hang5iii?h. b
difbb'''v,blb,,b.^:p.b''bb'_,-b yb :>b -,fP-y'Pf 'y
. y The -pTi son ornrfcl .hix r.w-'5.-gt:ardH.,roiii-:';.
d:r alin')stb-in;Vi!ene:b, ,b Thobjonbucybo-b
;TulirAii.rh'e' frorirjf*r,bwfjQ:J(lb tiikb tbohA:
at, tlioblea;;t ��� tlii-fiv.days, and :)t wins iio:,.b
ciiie w'i.rh'(tnr.:'.r_anftQr-.--'.'aTh'b.v''di'd "iior, f'^rbf
apy inten-up-ioirfrrmi fho M;it,iil;:oA'vyarb..;,
rid'.:,s.. I'ufr t!:os(a-".v'biie;Viii|t;A*i't(-f tl)(!i)(iifh :'
AilJ 	
.'bgi'arijjbld'leav'o' tho ipiiSiiqci'S' nny way and
Aaiiivt-vvorryi ng about any prisoners.'" I'ni"
;bb^irryyfqryou,'^Iax^o]l,by"pqu:n:ys
b;a!n,-and.,bf'.ydu't:y,'a'nc to. escape^why,
b���rj'::ii;i"']"idook;the.dilfeibwity,- aiid Rob'brts"
b!,too;:J''liyiubpAoirtoftb'Ej; JovoTwill!*'
gag^nieii|.s of lin'y deSei'i|il,ioi piiiiil'eitlieAiibso-..
��� liiliboi-doiidiUoual, vvith i-espeelb lo .mines, .liiliiri;
vying right's,  tii iiiei*ii.|s,,.l.-iuds,' fo)-ests,;.;.liai"bi,iii-Hp'
.;,vv-i!t,'.;i'.i'ig!its, rivers, !iii;l,:pri)pei*t,ybb()i'ye\-.'i*y'yiii*..
any iiiitni-j Sitiinte in aiiyj)ai't,of.l!i*.iU.s!i (,'oimii-'
,bin ;or'elso where; iniVl lo-iiegbti.-iieaforViiid '��� 11 (:-:';
(('.lire c(i!,iecss.ions,,|)rivilegeb ii nd  I'igli'is.'iiJ'u!:)-;'
' 1 life oreiniilitibiiiil, ii bin any- sbverigii 'puwei's,;
rii lers."gdvernni 611 ts^or-stntes, or perSoii or per.-;
v.soii.s, or, froni aiiy ebr|ipi-:i',.'e- oi-b pthei-: body; .-inii:
to enter into nny umiij-uiiiuiit ;vvit-liii.iiy goverii-
,'iiieiit.Vi-iiler orb iio llio ri i.y,.' m 11 n ioi j nil - o i-b till iei;--b
vvi.sa, foryiiiry. purposes. ..or to ,niiy eil'eel., '.'���iiiiil-
from tinie to'.time fo alter' aiid   vbi-ry the same
accordingly.A v   b.,; /���'������'���: '-������      ;���-������ v-.vv ;���:;-���        ���';,''  a
'  :(���-),, 'l'o eari-y oii mi:rcoo 1 fi 1 c,corir h 1 oroia,l.' tb-Zi 11-
-Tug,'iiiid.fiiiniieinl businesses:bibiuiy.yaiid- every;
.dOKer.iptiiin, eitliei' iis pi-ineipiils or. iigeiils..:!iiid
to.buy. sell,.yai!il .viriifer: iiito'iioiili-iit-l.s.  either,
absolute bi- beiindifioiiiil, .linai'ospcet.i,**'. stocks,
shares, (lelK.;ril-iires, (lobeiitiirbstiiek, Luiiuls, (i)j-
, liga'bibiisb.biiti'pns.iiiid'.seciirificS'of every, or any
bdeseripljien irr any .part- (if flievviii'ld:  bvb b.;b;a
" ;(,'lj .yTobp'.iroh.-is.ji'fiiko o.i lease..or n.i"]iiira, by
exebnnge,   licenee*; -!bire." or:��� otlierwisb.  lands,
forests, 'buildings.: liarboi'ii's,���,���������-'iiiiiieS.-''"iniiiinj.
'1
1
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u
The
present   centre   ancl future
headqu^-tcrs for
  <
���'���'."T^bir^i.'-jr^ n'
���I      "i
rights; piUenfs, bi" ol.herai'ighls Or elaims'lwhe-
fluh-iibsohite,  exclusive; ojitirmiil. ��� eoii<l."l,i<jii;iI
,A-m!%okA'witiib-:idhiost:i^^
b ;Ab ���-' A;.,;' Vb   -b   .ib. ;->,,-, m iii ��� i���-^��'l part ol-iii"itis!r('phiuibiii or elsewhere:   ,.y:a   -v,
"smnj;,.:!.-:.! .-hrj-ToaJiy would like, tp,sec, A. (:1) br,,.vork, wiit,. riinn-ry, eonveri. mbimfabb
.Ai-'.xWcIlbtak^
"A b'; s-''-b^'EV���^
their   k'.-ir:gb bur
lifi\j jvui
. parlio  i:'bnp-r,ri'i!:'dl-',ii]idp"thii".b hru;i(l' 1 ivoi;;
b ovor ' \vhi(;hb'-btheyy. had   tp- swini' ,1-h'yiia
:Ahorsos .s.vv-iirnn'd v-'itlibe'r/ioodiiesb' To.d<b
1 feii(l,h.iui.��(-lf. '.tlierofor!.', M:!Av'.J:?>./;/!<!
��� 'aiid (Viirtri*:igA,ba!t!:(;iigh,,i!n w.-K.ynrKl'r'V-
1 lirn sr,wbrr-   not-, rake'n .fR-rn hiin.; II'*
' knew .his ygbimls bnt ..siigh.ilj-, . Th'yv b
wi:i'(!i:,ot ;;io:."b-t" tho kiii'lbli'" Jx'idcliosni
)���/)>:'' i':;r'i>ii.'i/i{With ; 'itbrtho ,1'ndo.r, lcasf ���
ctA'-ist'il class .in- that inixed rr,irip.'iiiy
of inlvr ntiiro.isi ynniig1' fcliovvs. y;' ������' ������.,,������;
(.i.Tgoaiit l,V;iyiio firat* hrciko rbfio'dre'a'vv y
sihvrio".      , '   ;  ���������.'���'���'.-'    ,.'' y ������������'.'���.
'b a" We'rfpa.s glfibmy arid silont'iis if w
were All "going ���'tei'bo.'Ii'in,'bg,*",.li'(.:,, cried, ;
���with ii  ion,*!   lapgh. .. .".fJliro.r. bipb'.Vfaxb
ijlio.ernp! Tboro's iiothiiig-to liosoglrnn .:
about, man.   Tliere'M nof liiiig-in the wav-.
;of cvidouco against yo.11,.. i.s;'there, Kob-
' crts?.''.' ,''.'��� '-..' ��� '        -.'-'a   ',..'
."''���   "What do I, kiiow.?", growled tlio nth'- b
. or.'"-, ���',.',.'''., a.        'a.       .���.-.;;
.     "Pshaw! Yon'-ro ns'inorosrias Maxv/ol,'' ���
b re.--'Aiid' ���vein' ���ought. ,to   IJe.y)!,i;,r.,va
o.noii,';h, too���g.o'l yonr disofiarge, -goin''.'...
back-, tei  your   friend-s, liioney iapo'.-k-
ot,"��� .������ ! -. '. '��� ; ."-��� '.;     *   . "    '.-'.';
"fHi't?" gmwl(;(l the private. "I wi'sli >'
you'd hold your rriw. "���'        " , ,b
'   "Niisfybitwi't-.lie, Maxwell?   Uc"l) !,(���':
.bottor'afte-r sarppcr' nnd hobs got bsoniof I
that spiiiiy*|--ok   iiio.'il down  bis throat,  ;
Fine.*.:! linek [ over -shot;; ��� 'Max.1'"     ������.'.'-���  j
"I l/i'iiiglifc   buiiling   paksOH had hfC.b
stopper! siii(;( .Toik-s got, ,'i,ss'iigjii'*d vvli"i-a.
out  slicHifiiig;-" nai'd' Aliixvvoli   iii(li||i:i--
etilly.
be-y   aro,   old,  man,"   .'���,�������..
' ,r:.i'tv'.'ij(i, .hutbfhe:,'_yc-iingi'icr cinlvbsmilcd
���:'a.i.*d.-w^'Ko^bciff.-tdb't'bo' ti'vor.aTt was gbt-'
bbtingp-!rkb:ipi(b!ybOrob<^i^.w'ferbbbhont:
y inaj! .piXibaibi.itybbbu.t/' f'hcb'p'ionoor 'did
' :^tb,'b)Okbroi.s*:;^b-H(bvvait:rd'a.:niriute,b
-. <yi!l fboiy,bro;Hrol].ii;gv!iis,yoii;ob^Hh janb
bebrp-l(i;ho sting: out "as  carelessly, as'he
cdiibd::""'-:.' ���'   ' b:-:,- pp. .-"���.-, ,..���' ".' ���;.;..���.'; .p..   :,.-._.���
'.'",.b'b''-i"Ay,;ybuA(:Jlo\*:A lookbhorel   I b(is
: Hovr tips,is :a rliiiijiei'ud; "V b   b'b'"" '������'.',���:���'���' t
,':;.r"bn!ortiPo,fi:o^e.W.;uATK
-e'-::*!b '-ji/i.'-ab-Jy liowiibfrom bthe,"-' cam; '.':'
'.^lasHVr.'j gliUioijiil ;aiixieiusly :afbt.h(;m,pan,i,;
.hisypyi-sblir -up-; tri.'iiiipnai.ifly,, fejr thoy
'���'.w-f'r.-.!Bn{u*iriyi(I.-|.T]i'by,li'a!l:'lefii:tlifn'V.gu7iV:
abb ji:s-:o]'s"-r,'rid- boils' by tiio iin:;,': -A...'.
.���(,':''-'.p.l:i.!ii.(j();e!!;;." "-'orfydy, Wayne, bis .'pipo
���bo-A'p-nTiis**ii..;,��.- AyLOt'b'r'bo^ M;ix.b.'Kvv.
orruniigbs pea^;bi]Ai:i'Afiicii.'b'Mhvno'-,
'.rliamr'ip-;���--. ii,e:re'.;ii;- ',ve-iIbisbabbJiiiii(���"i-!eyV
W"honabNyit/'b '��� .'; A.vb-b.p. -���:,-" -..a yb ;
b b iii --'i.x V.-0I1; was b'Aaniii u<�� -fin" the very.-
tvMk.eif 'tho ri'ye-r, w-horobthiaibarik."vbiV
���ly-'Abr-tbri.c foi*t'. h'igb al-'bve ��� rho swibb
wai   -������������������������������
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(ohAbsbi''. ���'.���������   y' y b ��� bb
������' :���<:'-.''.' :.-.)(! Vi'iiyno agiiiri;;    ..b  '
.'iiy "MfiKW'dl "da:-in'd   bi.fvvoi'bi
ii, nimii/'b" sour'' iii) viirds away from
ri.vi-'i*.   His- .riib' spiauij. to hi.:-- '.sfiou.i ,
���glijnoe'd.'kc-'.'.iiJy f jii-qu'gh" tbo,'
alii'T
foil rid ri f
"AL'yb.
ccn.ni.i;
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bbb-.^U(f'
tin
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"d'.-.r.  bi,s
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���; :    -''vVbic'li't ";ll.!,'0.j,-.a y'lll A'"b,plKb'f-iH.!"
. ho'.fihrriied dn  friuinjib.'-,:' 'Merv(':,Vi .���foot-
aiid b f !!   drop, y in   rob'tho   (yre^odiios!.
W:.!.'.:'l)t ���(���(���*;i. riO,.-r.jr-!i fbas Aytnni 'istf'y-'
���I'll" .'iiodd   hetv.'i-e'ii   fluvA'i . aod'tlAir
;ti-:iiH,'rujV!   vaith .iiis.bri'i.'y'bi   r'< [I'-'.-ii'ir,;
��� th-py 1:u;--,v h; 'y:ti~  a  b.irri.-. --,U<���;rb -'l';,.--,-;��� ,���
'botli r-.viK (!��� wbifb nii'd, A
Arbi.-isi, with aii e.iitii,- Vvbr,
A'-rabf.'"..    .... ��� -.  ' ;,b " '���'. y  ..'.   a-.  ,.,,
..''fp fffi.'r a, joko?" Iio.orir-riribg.riiy. ,'���
.b'Ah'.A iis irihoh rvi a.s '.vh'a;) yop bit.
' mno pv-.-r rho h";irl v.'irlb a kaohken-io,'"
���K.-lid' Wiixv/olJ 'oalri.ilj,'. ��� !���' T -know- novy
"vvho M,e ,Jioe:rf','w'(-r<-'. You., am!' .yepr
-���lin'ittii.g pass! fjandk toe, miich, ";-W-.
g'-'.-nit Waynb!'' VVbA'i you|l'r.'.poiir'i'd thai.
oalbTor holp ��� 'V/iKvlit eoii l,oi.|,ib.'A ,u.
lliArmireli tofhiv, A 'recognized -/nur
voice. Wlni/i'yriii' fob) mo bow y'oii iind
.'���'(.I.oi-b-'.liiiil br.e.ri Vi'i,r,.' hunt ,'ijg w.ilhorit,
l'--'ivo, yriii '-i/ia(|o. iM" I Ilia!,-'., anil ii(,',v.f
l.'.'oi ���*-,'.. 'C'iv,,* mo li,:.!: I.i,'*'l|,ni*,';'. vour ���;!���; (i
��.-!.ay :,-),'!"    ���   .
-  '-''iij,   yi-'.i Ire,   oiii.:y!'', oi-joirilioKOr-b.
i'otlioi'.vvisci'.t.i'.c^'it'i'iiid.-i'eiiilei'.iiiiiWietii-lile.'ii.iiil sell
di- oflierwise disposeiif or (leil-l:i*.i.'1:1 ('bi 11 iferoiiS
���v()!nii-te,:i.nil ore;iiiid bther liiinoi'ainhd rnel'iil sn'b-
. siiiriees:aiid',products, iiaid jireeioiis s.tinies ,-iml
pi-(id,'iee pf every, desefiiifipn: '..:���"..'-���    .",,'.;>'
i:V   U'A a'I'p eiirry oii inul ti-iiusne.l -the liij.siiitixscs of.
j, ii)'orbl.!aiit^^-'coiilriiet.()i"s.''*(,'iii'i'ii'i,s.:''b,V'bl'i.!rd::ii.!i(l';
. pvvat...,!'. fiiripiu's, g;;:'.V;iivrs, fivutjrs' iiiutid iiiiunib
b;' fiietMi-er.-i'iif ,'all  l;i,i,is of i!le.i.*-*ljiiiiijis-!!,'. gooils';-
f ..pili'iVisfoiss andinyficliis' and oi eii'.'i'y iaithe luisi-,
j'. nesSi sol''biOikei's. cniilliiiislsisliip-owiiei'S, iiiiiii-
' iig,:':i"svpf enlaivc.;-:. fa'aiiis, :n*iie-i. ������'i.ilw.iy.-.'oi* other'
! .iirojic'tius: iiiid llu'ii.iii;!!il.i:gi!iil"s.ii.a.l brokers' in v
-���..all l-bdii" !vsp.,:,:t.iye bi*.iiii.*!iA. ii.ii.d [lie biisinesses:
ib.eif ...eiiKi!.it"-''.i"S';-b bnilileVs. an:nl(i!,ii,',"iiii(l"iniy.. ofliiir
a. bitsiiies'.-ii's ilirerviyoi;' ii id ii-'*e.l-ly':,i.*i)iiiieeteil vvilli.
': Pi* iiapsijlileiiif- !>, big i--bii'.'i;ii,ieiiliy- 'i.-'ii'i'ii.'d,bun bin ,
��� ,eo.iiiieei;i;!n ,v,'il,!i. nny of tlie businesses for file'
���j 'riiiuj: beiiig, iii'bb''.)''''l-' oibl.ica''oiiipiin.v:   .;-.',, -y^
\,.' ''".((��)'   'I'ii ereci;-.'eonstl'ii,;!,, cstablisli 'or ,.-ii:()iliri*"
j livypiii-eliil.-i,;, hii'c.Oi-'ot !ii:'.'UJise,-!i!i(l   clii'i-.V   (nil.. '
*' iiiiiiiii,iLiii,''im|i,-ii'.-e, il.-vclnp, manure,Wiii'k.ebii-b
, trot aii'I sii'iri-ihlend  nny I'oii Is;. w:iys, bri.ilges.:-
,(linr-liiiiii.fi,' i'(;.s..'i*vbii-si wiifi-i* '.vvi.irlisi: gns work's,
i i,;.]i:.i;l;:-ii;'al;v\-ii|-ks.i|il!'IilS.,.i.,iiiliils. l-i.-oiivi-iiys, I -j i II-
,!' v\ai.','s. liii'i.v.'-a-ivaiirv.M, I'lli'iiirres,'.mills, e.riisliing
! iind.   hydi-.i.iii'-    'works,. I.iclni'los,'  .wiii'ii-lniiis-is,
v ships, sieiimers., liiigSf bii.!-'g(ys, niueliiiinrj-,.' I.ieo-'
; .bin! \'.'i:k, .'.viigiin-:,  11 p;ilia noes;  ;!ppi!i'a|iis,biiiid
. ���.o'fher |i!ioit.'-.iiijii woi'kK. iind,In cynLriliiilu i.o,,
b ,-iifisidisii, in'i��.| '.���il.liei'vYi.-uriild, iiiid a|,:i:l;e '|iii,i*l,'..bi '
: any siii'lr ...on-,-! nieUnii.-iAworks or oiierilt.ion.,:
i      (-/) " T.11 i-iiliiviito liUidHiiiid |i:-niK'fl,ii'.s,vvlieihei;
!' t,(';!(>ngii,i.i Iii i!ie.e-.iiip,ii..y or .lint, iiinl   develop
!  tii-are-'iinic m f.lii.-r.i'Olb by  building,  i-eclin'ming,
'���J.riii'ing'. ilriiiijiiig, diiriiinliig. (.lilcbiiig.fnrtnliigb I
i.i/.iiil-ing  inul  (iihervvliio... ii|j()ii'.s:'ie!i  lei'ins .or j
' sy-JI 'Pin A, lii'iiy .b<acpii,-iiili*i-(:d nd visnble, ,11.(1(1   loi
bbn-'-'l, gi-ii'.'.v.'i'iid'to deal. In:, iill ..Iclinls of, slock;,
-���n!,'.I'-, "!i',-i'p, b-.ii'v-uK, iiii-r iiriiddi'.c:y
. (bi '.Co iri!|iro'.'(.', m/iiiiigc.1 develoi.i or .oilier-
vvibe (iii-r, luiii-cpim!. nr ihynl wil.b ,-i.fl i,.' linypof
-rlii!.|n-o|,'crl..v .i.'id i-iglil-,\i.l' ihe < '.iiiiipnii.v:a ' a
.'���<!)' 'I''i 'iirlitblisli .iini'l hii|i|i(irt .ni' .'(lid ill flic
i-ii.lbii-hiiieiil or tin; ..oppo;-!. (if .���ts..;o|.iii|,ioiis.
iri.'ilii nl i'liin, I'.n in Is. - trusts' uiiii ooji vciMV.'iii.'eM
CiilcnI,'().(-.��� I In l.i'iel/i-; in11iilo'yc'i.'s or* ev-i'iiiplo.v'ees
of the (.'oni.)mii.V'."oi' I lie dcpi'iiibinls n.*' i:oii!i(;el-
ioiis iii S'ie|i pur.-'.oii'., nnd In gi'iuil''pensions' nnd
'n.lld'.V.i.lloi'S.. -'illlit I blhlliie -pnj |l'ieills -fowlll'il..; in.-'
^iir,-iii'.(f, an ft.,- sob^-'i-ili,:- or ginii'iintee money
f(..r .;tiii.i'il|i!i!(. i'ir b ;ii..\o/..|it niiji'.i..|.-:, 'or fur liny
.;':.; ii ihi fii.ii, .)!��� to)- ,-]ii> I'liin'ie. geiiei/il or iisei'n'l,
(|!..ti:el-;.> -��� ''���'      -��������� '   '   ���'.-.."
" 11") ,'T'.i,(*-,l.ibii:.|i. f.'iili) iiirl siib-dilize (ir ot.hi'i'-
,*,i..a;i---!.-! iii l.ji.A (pi jibli-iiiiii'lil, pl'01111,1 iol'l 01'.
J'fiaiii.-*.' ion of (in;/ ol-iii'i' i;.'/iiip.iiii,-,< luieing io!*
Ibeii' objiii I-,.or ...mi-, '-I ! lein, nny nf I In* objects
ei'-...|ib'.ii'.'l )i. iiii.- iiici.i.rviii him; is I lie priei-cii-
!,i,',;i 'i! .I.'-.V III!., -IV liirl.-.rlill'. ill^:' oi-i'iilci'priv .-sof
.,,;;/ i|i.a..-ri|i(i,-,i,'. Ii���vi(ii{. nbjeets which lu.i.l
.,.,!', .-.in'-.:. <iir,7.f,';/ .or .i.'iilirectly, the nh'y-.vi.K- ob
liii.'' ,.ii|[,:ii;.., ,ii'i(| In .(-.���iiri!. b.v iiniln'wriling r,r
,,t.lii-.i"/.'i'.,''. il.ij ,,Vi!,--.���(��� ij,IP,ilyoi', nil,  .,|- ilny' p-in'
,|f ill'.'- -fi.i-l.l':  ',(' P iill    H(|.i!lil    nl'   iillV.   -II, i'i    I '( in,
(-iii'Va mi'i !" ;,;i;,' ,,t receive '/iny - v-iiiii.iis.biini.i,
tiCk'.rii^'Vi.i: -il.l'i (-)��� !': III il lie I'll! i'.i, ' in ii'.iliuccl.ioil
���(.Ii'.fi':-.'-ii:.:. ' ��� -  '    '���������..-.     ���.'���������
fill To -���.oul.r.i.el. with, iir'-ed .m.i -'.vi i.'ii.Oi'. oi*
...| liciy [ii-iviT, ,>,,iCi nini'iil ni' -iiil-p or nny. niuri./y
,'ifnil'',r i.i iiei' lin.ly, '|iiilil.i'--y'-r-i-i,.-|ii.ifil'', orcoiii-v
pimv' oi' ii"':--'.OH. i*��(- i-i- iii.-ri'iiilioii I', '���iijiilnl,
I'i'i-ifll, in'-'iii.- or re-'..-nri'e-. for llie ;-;;-'V"':jll ion-
-,/',ii.iiy ���.'.,,.'I,,,',,mill;*b t.ikiii!:-,.' pn-jc:! ���",' <dir*���(��� ���
,'.'o'i --:?���-:,,!.-''��!-, iicgi'ii.'ile ,'r ,-.(p-i ii.-j for, nibi ii'-i
n riof-mb n:'' (.1 li.irvvi-:., in' nl-iti, ia   to Aum...  or
It is the centre of the Lar
deau miuing district.
Id will have railways to
the north and south.
Its climate is superb.
It h?*s jolQ:ib3' of building
timbo.*' and a sav/miii
in o]"-oration providing
lumbov ai. reasonable
prices on the spot.
Its lake affords exceptionally good trout,
juSiimg
It 31 as a crown grant, purchasers of lots thus obtaining an absolutely
clear title.
J'jtS ROUT   LAKE   CITY
lj       iA re.ichecl  b\- rail   from
j{   r i*lc\"clstokc* "to   Arrowhead, 28   miles ; thence
Ii) ���slcumur, 10 miles, to'Thom-
son's   Lantlino ,   and    a    .short
si.-1.14e of   12 miies;   the   entire
jo'.iine) occupying only 6 houi s
luioiimIi  inaoniflceni  inoiintain
and kike scenery.
Wi'li-knoun     mlninu     pro-
niviters and   cajiiLali^is   already
have their   representatives   on
the    oround, - a|R|    ;L     js      nQ
hoomer's dream to say that before another six monilis T'uour
Laki   Cnv  will   be a   btistlino
centre of business and ihe principal town in this treasure-laden
i-irdeau, Lhe now"centre of attraction    for   die   best   mining
enterprise,    skill    and    capit.d
which   Hrilish    Columbia   has
ma^ncii/ed within her borders.
_ Tiie climate and  ��� oil of _hc
disu-ia are'ail   that   could   be '
d'"-i'io.l by Lhei-ancher.Mardcncr
or    fn ii    grower    for    whose
jirndijcts a_ profitable and rapid-
1)    mcreasinc,    market    e\ists ;
whilst  lo   ihe   sportsmen    ihe
neighborhood ;iffords  "amc  in
plent)".
The accommod.aion includes
Unod hotels, slures, post office,
recordino office,  butcher   shop '
rtntl many priwile residences.
liuildino operations arc in
full prooress, ,m<\ the establishment of the sawmill will tend
still more to enhance the im-
nuxliaic growth of this risino
town.
,v-.
w
O^1   LOTS.
(,un" $.53-3.1 in 3 months, $33
�������� --,
a
'���f.vca.'il'lii
oil h.i! :i i'
U .'I'  -fi
���it
���i, ...;���<( 1 ���. I,--
i-'-.pi
,1.,! ,
1,1 - i
.   0,
ZPZR-EOiEJS
I nsidi    ^K, j, pa) able $^ j.,33
in <> months
' onu i"s, $!^cj, pa\able f so down, .'{,50 in 3 months.   $"50   in   6
inonths.
(These prices are j^or a short t?rae 0D.I3'';
IK All
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i'AOh-
ORPHAN BOY,HISTORY
A NOVEL ACCOUNT BY AN OUTSIDE
OBSERVER.
How the Company Started- -Stocks m
Conflict���Irregular Issuance-���
Whitney's Sale to Garvey ancl
'What it Did.    ,
NOTION
.kjXH.
had reason to ���������xpecl. him to do. Ii-o.-isti
rv s(o;k cm.Id have lieen   sold-
Tlie following account of t!"ie|Or_ihnn
Hoy co. Iiisiory is interesiing and" novel to 1 hose .-it It.-��ve]sto!:e vvlio ;ue la-
ti i il i.i i- wilh I be fin t-; : ,
To the J'Miloro'f" the iiosshmdcr :
In ])ci using youi-intorosi ing puper 1
have read niany sipiibs on the now f'u-
moiis Orphiii" Ijoy c.-is-c ;ii_i] hciiij!; well
."tccpiainl-'il vv il h I hi1 whole;,(fair, t hough
not i.itei ostod in i_l in ."iny way. I think
it only fair vour t e.'idors" sIhm!,) unovv
(he ti no history of t lie e."i.so. With your
lierinis.siiin 1 will |)l,.co a -lintl. skoioi!
of the whole hi-toiy of tiie i ���inip.-iny
bel'nrO I hem i'i om' .1 s-, an oo ! can vo-icli
fiif. \
, Hefore llu 'iifnrpoi.it ion of the ( oili-
p.-iuy-I liiskiu.-i agreed to s,.!' in Whil-
ney and his ;f*s(H;ialo.s ib-. Oiphan Hoy
iiiiner.il claim foi **"7,0(X) cash and t wo-
bevotitb.s of tie.'slock of ii'toinp'iiiy lo
bo iucoi poralod. capilalizod for 7('(,),t'ib('
sliiitesof �����] o.i( li, Whitney lo pay all
I be e\pensos of iucoi {ioi.-i ting t he company. , . ' '
��� When lhe eharlor.vvns granted to the
company Whit noyTntind il was impos-
aud gol judgment, sold the   mine, and '
the pi ooeeding-. t hat followed.
Thoi-li.inge   p.ilt    of  tile   proceeding ' "V^TiCi:   Til VT   tild.ijs iVo.-u  (bee]   vvill
^      i                                  '        . . -. ^      rpplj tu t n < b."f < naiiiii���iii!icriif l���iinls
I o !1'0 i -. t h.i i   (a.uvey   who, I    i-oilsiiU-r, f ,-.ii.I V. ,,,'k- i,- ;-i urn- -.on io 'i.iiA..i-i- .'iin ,ick s i                  '
,.       .,                     '-, ,     .      ,,        i     ;, ol" lcii I-l, .i.e..-i on 11,lid-!,-   iiiiii.-i, JltCiiiloe'i .              '
was uireclly responsible tni'tlie clos,,!!.' (-lP,.k _,,  J<lir  r;c|JiK  u>._   ,c���.lt_.,,,. I)lM.,(). **
dovvn ()f Ibo (onipanv  -forhndllepo.il-    ''-rmnai ,'-;'   -:  pi-l   in.iikei  (In-,  J.mi'l  >.", K
���       " , c.i. ner. ihi n- e riiiii.nig ii-.rlh 11 i !',���- n-.  I.'iene" I
ed I ne V\ hitney-"lock -is (ho   c.mipiuy     vv-i wi( li iin . lli-n---   > i..t!i  Iti iliaii.s. tlicuu* |      ,..  .
i ,i-f--in i,..'n-Lo [il.ice of coinmeiieeuieiil ,  (     *"9
boi-.U,-,'. (VioV-.-l i. ls',7. '      ' 'j  t   T"
bould ! -'-'-:'- ,       urs u;su. J    ���-���
be the in.,ii to .swear out   Ihe   inl'oi-mr:- , ' 7"     "    '
lion whir li ca:isi*d the ai le.st of the on- , 3SF0 i'lOS.
Iv   men, to   (mote judge's   ruliinr,   vv iio    ,.,���.,,, "-AT."";	
*    , , , ,' ���    >T"I l( h Iri ITI-.KKUV OIA KNrtli.it Oii.l.iVs
h.id made any at tempt to keep the com- . _^\    .irier date I lho end-i signed do iirttnd io
,,,���,. ..[j,,,, ' ' .t|),iiv  Iii i lie ("iii^i ('oiiim.s-.-oiii'i' of Lands nnd
p.in>  .iniMl. , V."erk.i(,r!,:i:r--!' n mj.'ir h.i-e lire, following
This is i lj.. liisturv as  I   hiive   known . 1 in I h, in-;-itpnu'.l <m Oh.vi*',!' ("icek  near the
... ,. .,       ,      .      "i       ,.'n , ni(-i;!h oi iiiink'-rhill C.-jjk in  ihe Trout   Lnkc
llliom the start and Is i idly proven iiy     I)���,;,���,, i. \\*,-i Ki.nl-nav. ( niii'iiciii'iiig.u .i post
Ihe i-vidoiue brought. o,il   in   tbe   trial,     m."*'"-'1 L. "". s mth-'- -,-t  con,.*r. tin nee r,:ir-
. ��� ' mug   iionh  M  i l>.i:iis.   thiiu-e  11 eh.on.\ (,isi. *-���r
III asking Vou to devote tho .space   m <���- _ theme   ( rli.i'u-���, i,n'.,   th.'irc;   It chain-,  tvi -a     _I"?_I """     frzz"
4���ai>-1��. imbiisi, this i do s��� ,-��� i,i���...,. i;;,;,!;.1,;.'.1';;;:";'' ^��='H-n,-t..,e!,i.bti,,g sm .,���,,   �� nr-  _. >.
,   ' KKNiA'i* WIII'i'AKKIt.
.      ,, ,, '   pT.IA.MKS DIXON".
not grudge it. An OrjTHin:-: Oijsicrvhis. i Timit l..il.-c', r>. t. -jr.. \nn.      < u'lint
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li ii.-ial ZU iii.-iger.
leresi df I'.iir   ;l,i\-,  know ing   vou   vvill
London Takes a Hand.
i
Keetlns of Shapslialilers.
The prospect ns of   tilt"   Inllg-l iill.'od-ol'
and   gigantic   Jii.itish   Atnei ii.ta   O.i'-
piiiiition lies been issued.     The capital
is- tl.nOO.OOO   sterling..    One,', million . j��j||,;   j'*,: iT.   a   gem-ml   nse.-iing  of (hi
piiitnd->ot'   tho   shares   iiii   ..'ivv ofloi eel ' s|j,u (*!ioldci - of I !.e t)i pliau   Hoy   ("old
nl, par, lhe   issue   being  limiloel'to the j -Miii'iog ���"oi!ii-..,ti;.' Liinno.1 ;.vii! !'.,���  held
JOHN O. NCIMJOM, K.M., Snpt. Jliuiii}? Dcjit.
I.  \V. CAMJ'IOV. Secra.ir.v-Trt.i.-:i:<.r
1 S 1 '���v.S'l'ill'C l'i'b!) by rosiiln! ion of
��\ i ho IJoai .1 oi Ibi.-.toi's at their
me.Jl"iiij<   lnefd   al   l'ev olsii.ke   on   N'iiv.
!^(d, u.jnui^ vvuni\D \j\j\mvf\H Y LTD-^
;    ������-6r;ac?a3' Pounders,' Engineers, Boilarinakeps and-���--.    .
��� T������r���^^SQ^y,
int lie ( uinp,i :iv -- i,Jin o,
IrJlUO
He!.
Kiii.iik.o (but pi,i at ion.
'J'he    eii'octots   aie
lhe   .Minimis of
!  l'o\ clsiiik,.,    ,,i|     Tuesday,     Deceillher
j "2s'( 11, at 10 o'( lock in t he fip oiioo'i.
I_ni !i.    Lieut. (lu! '������ in i-
,t..
I. To disco'-. the   posi'ioi   lho   Coui-
.Xl.iekinli sh. 73. .\. Ifoiiioof  tiie ii.iu!* ! |> i".v will i.i! o in'lho   c i v i 1 "-nil-,   now
o'  ''li N A.,   and  Wliiltitkor   Wiigill.'a ! beto'ie the com I lo i-el aside Iln- h.ile of
!,���, li,,-,,mb.,. I t!'V '���/.""'���
*i.   f o pus,-, a, fount s.
H, To   lube   lhe    necessary  Mcps   (,,
well lc111iy.-,i  Aii'cjun liiiiincior.
Tho coliiiiaiiv lias  seen ie. I-  tin
I.  tbe    i'i.
IV.
r\
otIS   Le   II.il 1111(1
well-!;iniv\ u I{o��s! md hi'iios and, Xel on
prone li"s ' It, niso 'soetii"S -is.-i going
COIICOI ll , I llO    Alaska    Oi'iiiilUO! ei'.i!    Co.
with  the  lovviisile ill   Dawson Oil \   and
sible lo raise tin* $70!M)   cash   .,nd   Has-
kins agreed to rake   a,fin I her    10l),()()l" | c|,,ims   (m,||io    lioiianza,    731    D^ado,
.sharesVii condilion In- should have (he I ij,,,,',. ;lnd othei   Klondvk"
osio initios ani-l otlier _ wind up llie Company
'I. Any ol ber hiis-iness to  be properly
brotighL bob re, the moot inn.
II. A. liltOWN,"
H:>-2l '        * '     Secv.
sole light of I be Vancouver market, to
"  sell in.   The ( omp.uiy stai'l-'d woi k ttti-
der I ho 11 iist'eosliip of .Mr. Widdieouibe.
the President, bMi. I i.-i-skiiis, vice  president'1,    Mr. Whitney,   secretary-lreasu-
ier.    The mistake vvas hoi is made    thai
"   I ho proprietary stock   was   not    pooled
and Whitney *��nd his ,-iss'n,-i.it<-���  .simt-
ed rolling their stock al Spokane, Ito.s.--
,    land and elsewhere, making n.i.llfeuipl,
*���_  to pii.sb'tho, side of Lre.isiny, stuck.
Al a gener.'il iiieeting of the company, Ilaskinc*. (.'oursier. AVhitney, (Jar-
lyon and lirovvn were a iipoinlcd diiee-
torsaud lhey ;��� ftorvvards, a coot ding* to'
, the l.v-lavv.s, elected from ii'iumg f lieui-
selves, Ibiskins pi e.sidoiit and Illi! nager,
(loiitsier vice-president, and Whitney
socretai'V-l i-e i-iiivr. .'.nd li v.* 1 llio   si'a
rv l'oi manager at Sl."0 pet*  innntb and
i    * , ,
'Secreliiry-t t immiiti' a I  ��IIK) pel   month.
, "W'hilnoy,   lcivinir  sbo-.-i !y afl-r the
meet it.g   for   San   Kraiu-isoo,   (l.irlycn
lomlvKe ceo
���dl
Liilxiuchete"*- .Triitli   speal:.s   vvoi
-the com;).my.
"    A Teacup Storm.
Tii *y had a |lu"olic moo!ing in ICani-
loojs l.-isl vvook" to discuss ' I Ik; sewngo,
Iiv'tI'I'v, w hen
'bos. , li'iadley vi iis un-
oiiiiip'imoiiiary enmigli tosiv "t li.it be
opposed the bv-l.ivv because' ho din' not
think tlie pi ("sunt council oniupoli ut to
b-indlo "s.'JO.OOO ot' lho people's nn 1103'.
Tin's rous'd llie ire of Mavor (lo don,
and it is seriously staled t-l.-il bo bus
o,iio:od a suit' against iioa-llc.' for
��5,000 for slander'.      '      '
Christinas'In France.  .    ' *
Cln'stmas    bt'g'ns   at   nibiniglit   on
Ciil i ���,! mas ev e.  "v ijen ev ciy one g. Os to
'aiidnig'i'i  in.is- in tlie   ol 1111 chess'   'This
lasts f*ir.*!i Iio;!!-.     Thou vvb*.   go   Ion! 0
land have a lino eliiinei "or   supper,   to
vvii s-appointed  st., rotnrv-.' i easiirer. pin i whicii
oiii*   It lemts   ami
���10l.1l
tons   a re
loin, and ho foiiud tlie books in  ~ik.i
m.'ile.'l.
Ui iek    s uis.ige    .'nd * cli.-in,-
slatens iH'Oessit.'iti il an audit being 11 paene
imide, and a new-ot cof li 1 1'; . op * led.
Whil'ney was al'ier'w a-ds deposed and
Blown appointed in bis stead. C'otir-
sieral this f i:��� m- le-igued bi-. position
as vice presideiil and .1] 1 f'a 1 t.y vv,ts
elected in his st,.,id,
During 1 he audi! if I i-.i uspiiod 1 h.i I
Whitney had i-sii,.-l bimsi-if so-m. stock
of bis own allotment irrcgida!!y by
signing Il.iskiiis* name lo it, ,\nd thN
becoming known had burl- lhe sab* of
stock.        ,
Iliiskins had beim giving ,-ivvav.a lot
of bis stock foi- advei li^idg aud irmn
tinie lo time -idvnooiug su.ns i,| money
t.o tho company as tin* neiossily iiiii-i'
to keep the work* going.
Treasury stock was being oilVie^l ,*il'
15c." but owing to the eonipetil ion ol
the propi'eliii y stuck on tlie market aI
a lower figin e it sold vi-ry -lowly, only
, 80,000 shares of it lining sold allogel heat a little ovor $2,000. This state of .-if-
fairs could not |as| .-unl the company
live, so the dii ectoi v I ii.-u .1 appealed to
Ihe, ovv nets of t he pt-opi'ictai-v slock lo
lake it off the market, ji nd allnvv tbe
I re.tsitry stock t.o bes.ilil. Ila-'kins 0011-
seiited to do so  Im!    Whit.iev   refused.
Tho Dosjlion of' iiialiei-s was explained
'   -
lo .Mi. Garvey of Vn 1 iconv **r and he scoured colli 1 ol of Ihe unsold hdlnnrc   of
Whitney's stock amoiiiiliug   lo   I l!),l!()()
, shares. Tho change of ownership did
unl improve inal Lor.s a , Gai". oy immediately sfaried to sol! the stock, in I act,
made a domain! on the company lo
transfer his .stock free of tbo regular
charge of 25 < outs oitcli cerlilicate.
Novv conies t he move lot which Has.
kins aud Bi ovv 11 bad lo pax* pi ol I y si oop.
The coiupanv had no funds, i)ie men
bad <|iiit work and weie clamoring for
their* wagc.s and lhe iiKM-obiiir! s wauled
.sot Moment ol' their .iccotuiA, Uiokius
failed to raise money on -111111' pi opei I y
he owned and borrowed money from
bis wile, undertook lo pay men ami
inei cbanls vvhal was due ihem in consider.".! ion of I bom assigning I be cla iilis
against 1 ho coiiip.my tn biin.    The   11 r-
, rangoineiil    was   catiied   out,    1 l,|sl..i,i-,
yiiiying  out   over   *>;l,b0,)   iu cash   and
Ulldll balances sf II due  (bo   inercli m(s
ire 11 aiislei red   lo   Ifnskins'   acinuut
"jheir iuslrucl ions.    Up 10 Ibis lime
^Tioiiher I biskins or lb own h.id diavvit
a u'lili'l I heir sal.-ii i''*-, a ml 1 !i ovv 11 assigned his account ol -.il.uy duo, nearly tf-KHI, lo Il.iskiiis.
H.'i.-kiux I lion informed Blown lhal
in I ho ov (j it of his suing | bo company
he vvould 1 eipiiro him in \'a 111 nnvei .
Brown demurred oil .-kioihiI of i! I10-
ing oulside of bis 1I11I ies aid asked ijMHO
for I he 11 ip   which   Il.iskiiis   agreed   In
tlvv.iys llguie jil'iiii.iuout 1V at
tiiis fe.i'si. .n\<) it is i:ept up till an
only hour in the in irniitg! 'Nx."o
iiivvavs )iiil our s'loes bv   I h'e   cliiiiinev
corner Cii. is'in is eve in Miol.Oj.e til.'I
bin'' litt'O Noel vv otil,i como and li!I
I In-ill. Tlieglovvii people leceivo, 110
ot osotils anr! ���-("."(! 110 Christmas o.ods
oi* lotlois. Il is only the childion
wli'i !i,-iv(>, gifts, 'i'l.o night befine
(Jin is! n>, is the shops aio aiila/.e vvtl li
liitlils; the tesiaiii-ints keep open all
night and are do.-'irale.l with gioons
ainl I1.1v o Christmas trees in llioir
windows. in llio lion -Maicho there
is ;i lingo t i"(*o ovei y Clli isl 111 is. loule.l
w itii pi oseiils l'o. t be poor children. In
the Litin (jt! 11 tor ev cry one is up .-ill
11 ,gill, Clli ist mas <*v o, and all soils of
fun and jnkt's piev.-til. 13voiy one goes
to (.liiiicli Chi islnia's morning iind'011
tlio itltai of each church is a ctoilie
10p.0-f.1l ing   the*    llolv     Child,,    bis
MAXWELL'S ,, MISSION:
(Co* t  mifd f vm png<i I)
ccanf,   with   a  forced   laugb.    ''Wbat
bait?"
"Tho ouo I saw about you when your
���diirt was drawn aside by tlio iiiowcod
you cai^-icd. 'Unbuckle it and throw it
here before I count throe.  Quick!"
The .'���(���I'gcaur glared luriou&Iy, but
made no movement.
������'One!"
The sergeant, sulkity moved bh hand.
"Two!'"
Tho surly trooper, Roberts,,who hud
hitherto remained 'still, suddenly biolco
the silence by a torrent of.oaths'.
"You as:,!*' he cried, turning on
Wayne., "Didn't I toll you to give 1110
my share and throw* away the bell? But
yc 1 wouldn't. You.waited a ch**.:ice to
bolt with it all. And now you've queered i-.ri both."
In a paroTynn of rngo he fluug bis
heavy fist backward in (ho face of his
iiccomplieb. Wayne, taken by surprise,
rotivatod, aud his second'..'ten cairiod
hii.i over the bank into the stream. He
wont, down .with an appalling cry,
drawn from him not so much 03- dread,
of Mir- current as by the swift and horrid recollection of what fearful boasts
had Ihno llioir home. In such an in-
srant the minds of men be tiny each its
nci'iu.il tieiid, iind tho two men left on
tlio bank now pi 0veil what instincts
Ewpys d their actions.
"bb.ii' boit! llie bolt!" yelled Roberts. "I-Ic'.s-go; the bolt!" And he leaped f;o:n lho bin!: to save* tiio gold.
I'.Li.v.vell utleiod '*no word. Ho had
heard that despairing cry, had seen (ho
agonized faco as tiie man fell, and ho
dropped his rifle and "leaped into tho
stK.iai   to  save   a  foliow creature, al*
Minufaoturerii of���
Marine, S.-iwr-ii!!,
Cannery and Hydraulic Machinery. River
an'd Harbor Dredges,
Ditching Machir.erv,
\Vat<:r \\:hcelsb
' '   1   .1    '"
Keep in stock,a full
supply of   Kn.^'inr crs'
Hifd""""===T\l ill     Supplies,
Pipe    nnd     Filling.--',
Brass Goods,   Steam
Fittings, lite.
r'Ij.i'iul':iOLurc:*2 of���
' AJlela:i.*es of machine-,
==.-<.! -I*;~-- ���fP^if^ytPp, rv.     Minni"".      Milling",
&KZL "Ai^^^S^-^-���--^H;r~ M/-"l' Hoistiii'r and    I'Limpm"'
^^:-yr-~:--^-^''^M^aW^:/':-T\ M'-tcliiiierv, Slump Hat-
H "A   ".-A--^.--"-"-------7.',- \w7\itVif   "-"  "J ��� r \     ,       r- \
SsS-l��--,�����a*i��I~ ^-J32S97P&yr:?\-/-~ .< teries,    Ore     Crushers,
.-Jiar-r*-'^
2.ffi < V   ���:      ,
~ >.{&&������***.-m.Jt    Ore Concentrators', Ore
'"^^��JJ^J'hJ','^t^--^'''\aiiSt"^aa,.f^^^-'^^''--t     ( In* Ciinr-fi
^py^'-i^^^^^'^'JM/' i*cc^rs-A,r. ^^'"p^-
M^^^sSp^ ynv:/   ;... ., c-,r
^^M^d^^^^^^^^yS^^A^P/f/fs^ex^-^^zji Reeves . \\ ood   Split
 -   '"wm^m ,|,u|a- ��� -   ������
W.$&��^$r ^*=\ Corre.-spondence  feoli-
jyM?^^P^^m cited., Rstimates furnish
mt
c
P.o.pra��,,.; 754. srj^^TGOTT~Xr.Jdl^i,<^3-G. "����Zz;
,1, -t I,
Cove"
s-tcl.   '
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r
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rmrfcFsaa
Roijcs and Tags Furnished Tree.
H HIDES,,- .PELTS,   - ���
TALLOW, GINSENG, SENEGA
WpI te far Circular giviug Latest Market Prices.
V
T
ii.: ;Mi liii Air w   L��J-  i;:u.
NO COKflSISSION CHARGED
200-212. FIRST   AVE.'  NORTI^, ' -
MINNEAPOLIS,   MINN. ���
u
IV A v'fTf  f";'r^".b''."l    TT*'-"1
,13est of evcrvthih'sT yoim
RUSSELL   &  HEROD,, Prop's.
-r AND
mother and Joseph. The scenery of
the Holy fan id is in the backynnind.
Clirisliua.s dinner-, in I'Yance aio veiy
liko the Hindi-ill ilinners���tin keys,
pari 1 i(lu,-e.*i, loiist, beef and plenty of
clump i^iio and horde,11:x. ���10xc11.1 nlt<���.
Shortest oil Record.
stu-iai   to  save   a  toliow creature, al- 1 ^ t-=| ^��      !-"^ A'.fl P'^ s ��"i**
thouf-h a moment before, he was sternly   \ ? g g g      p tl B \ \ \h g !j"
dotei.n'inetl   to   .-hoot   iiim   where   lm'UuU      8   FiUSS  SU
.'uocd. Tire tv*o leaped so nearly together and -���(> (-.I--,jcd}- aflev 'tho i'allina body
thai all t!ir!*o were strns^liug in tlio
water tc;:et!ier. Thoy were all good
fivvinmiL-rs���pioneers had need to be���
and m another instant they would havo
scrambled un, when from the mud
bank, ueai the shore, there slid a dusky
form that plunged heavily into lho water. Ail three troopers hoard that omi-,
nous pluiifjoclose fothom, aurl all r.hreo
know vvhat eansed it. With a hideous
yell Wayne, suddenly paralyzed with
fear, ft're.nnrd:
"t-avu me! IvTaxwcll, Maxwell, savo
nie!'' Maxwell was already clinging to
the b.oik, bin he turned ro the river
iif-ahi iind saw tho sergeant, so stricken
with honor that he was utterly imablo
to leiieh the slioie. Two strokes boro
I!k> vt iiL��stfr tu tho sinking num'sside.
j!.i::,vi 'A eiinf,'iit bun wiili his* left hand
H''?
m
T
enay-
ie
mg
Trading Co, Ltd..
Tin
The cnnsl 1 ncl ion  of  I ho Crow's .Vest
I o.nl is proceeding" np.Kc and   it i��. possible I hat. the '.W   miles   cf   line vv ill be j
linisheii in the short est tinie on record.
II is not   (j-iticl    kiiovvii   vvheio   it,   vvill 1
bli'ike ivooloi'ity I.n.ko, nor vv hen if vv ill , m-] pas],((i tho bolt about his waist.
ic.kIi Nelson, 'a- (lie work ii loiiji'I he ; Wilh iill hi-, strength he diovv VV.'iyno' to
west shore 01 lho I.ike is s;ii,l i,, |,.. os- \ the bank aim dra.-.- (A him .".shore, litor-
liemolv beivv: but coinnmiii. aiiiui 1 ally one of the j :.,-'"f a hu��o crocodile.
ho.'.M,:,, ils .,','.,,,!,���,s ��.,,   lhe I,,!,,. !������l I    , 'L1'"' ai.oiiH.r.v.'Hof aw.iy an-e from
th'- livoi.," no oroar n j it lie, disaopoiut-
( u :.t .;;-��� t;: -t at'.i nipt, bad durtcd about.
1;,-- j iv.1- ( , o-ied   onco more and closed.
' xt  li iniont, .save   for a roddi-di
BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE
u   FROm REVELSTOKE
To all Points 'Fast and  West:
N'*l -oil u iil bo made   by mentis of liuy;c
bar,'.;o.s. cat rv bijj; vv hole 11.1 i 1 is,.
Tlie Big" Power Plant.
Kiibi'l I .l,'!liio--o.i,    I'lotil    HotlliiiiLrlo'i
(oiiip.'iuy will I
beiin;   es|,ib!is!ii*d
'J ���).
rit'oo oi; the water, tho   iivcr.flowed on
a:; bd-ae, ,'i'iu Koheits had disaiipeared.
W.'.vn*
was   WOIlIf
a child  from
allow him  j|' lho   ooui|',iny   tel'itsin   I
Kiw* il lo him.    This ,s*liil)'bi-   inn  vol l!l"     *"oiiior    Si,n.     \"iiuiiii,i.   .M-mtr
boon paid lo lliovvn   nor   vvill   il   nil   .1 <'1 i>i o and e.t In r t In   11011 .M.isi.i 1 W.tt
nieoliii^ of the I'oiup.inv     b 1 id-d l':'1-1, ���    v"    '^i1"   "'"   '"'    -'<"'-    '
whelher ll    i,   llio   coiiipiiiv'.    1  t| -r ' N' l""n * '   I" *' "   '���'  ���'"   ' ' "���"-- 1" **
01 piivni.* espoii'.   ol   II.1  I.hi . " ""  ���'' ,IM  "���    ���"':"   ���! i Oi ��� il 1!!   Mr,   -
Tlio   1 es|    (1f  ||���.      |,,,v    *. ..ol    ,,.,���1..|  . j hov.-iei, , il.ipi ,i.-   1,-iiilv ... ns,, ,,i,v.
l.ll IV!     bow   ll,|s|.i|, , s||,.|]  ll),    ,..,,ip,...\   I I ���"���'���' '���  ���'���'    bi '��� vul!  li-- hi,.11.
Falls, si,lies 1h.1t liisiompiiny will have j Bjlu... ,,,)(] h,])h^l   by=tene:tl!y, iniplor-
tbo   eledric   plain    beim.'   i-st.iblishi'd , in^ ymmu ,">1 ixwoll not to leave him.  In
lliete,     eiiiii|.le|ed     a ml     ready     for' th,-* colla;. so of his nerve* he himself un-
opei'iilton by   I'm*   middle   ol' .January.; loo.-*( ia d lho belt of  ^old and ^iivo it to
The pie.seiif p'lanl   vvil!   divelop  a   2blJ'')i tlrj ( tb'r and iioured   out, with a flood
ho,-e power .-md when .*. i|.*i.*d   will ,' ^ ��'��>."��� hi*, cujifuw-imi. tflliut? how (lie
, , .      , -iii       1   , -'..vm dean man and ho, knowing;, jiuchenv of
have cos   in 1I10 iiciifhliiu IkhkI or a3K',- % . .    .' " 1
, ,, .d.i.v.vell p  mission, had left   tho camp
000.     Miilleis   have   be.*n   so   ,*,t . a i.-od a,.(1 j.lin j��� w���it f(jr jlinl.
thai    the   power  can   be  m.-ie.iM-d   In j       ?j;1,:wo]]   s,i(]   ],|t](.f but  as .soon us
aO.ln and lo'.'00(1 lioi-ie   power at   .shcit ,' tlio  .sen-f.-mt hiid ncovored sufficiently
notice   and   al.   coiupar.it iv ely   , small I he ordered him to   .s.iddlo up, although
expense. ' it was now dink, and through all   that
The   wbes   laid    boon   .strung   from 1 in^'hr thoy indo their wo.-iry horsi"" back
Hossl.iml wilhiu two miles of the plant j lo '"'i:-'l>- but with positions   reversed,
la-,l  Wediicsdavand is   p, ,,1,,-ilav  com- *""-" *'>**'v* no  eamo   out as   a prisoner ro-
,,,',,,.".. ,,   .,        ' turned as ihe guard,
plot,,I by Ibis  to,,.-,    ai   ll..- ctossnig .U(,n;T Jll0rilill���   fbe young pioneer ,
ot (lie Col.mil.ia Idvoi  below \\ a I 01100 ,' t0],i hi- Moiy in   tlio  commanding oili- |
III.' span  is had feel  ,-ilid  llu     wire   is    ,.*-, c(>] ���,. n>J)I|  ^y^ |,jIn ,|1C. bid t Willi fill) !
feetabiivo   lhe   walei.    Foi11   uoiking, nioiKy iutar'. iind   as   tho cilicor shook '
mines  in    If 11--I.1 imI    will    be   -11 j>j>1 i.-e] hands and congratulated   him bMiixvvoll j
wilh lho pi 1   and   tin's   w,ll  im bub* , .silaied   and   ."-aid   with   a   triuinjiliant i
-     THROUGH TICKETS TO
Vancouver, Winnipeg:, St. Paul,   Chicago, Montreal, Toronto, New Vork.
Firsi-class dining and sleeping
cars on all /rains.
Throiitfli Tourist cirs IdHI. I'.ml ilsiily, mill lo
Tiiriiiito rjvci'.v Mnn-l.ij. inul .\luiil inii iiml
Huston every 'i'lnnid.i.v.
I'lircliusc Ih-Ui'ls to your ilos! iniiliiiii  and  Imvu
your li,i;,'t,'ii'-re cliccknl IIiiuiikIi.
I'"(ir fill! in fin inul inn .1 Wn i.iK.s, linn.*, (lc, 11 |i-
plv lo iic.ni'sl, I'.l'.li. Am nl. In     ,
'I'. W. UK.Vl'SII.VW". AhciiI. I.'ovclhlnlci'.
Or in    K. .1. fOVI.H.
Dlslriol I'.is ,1'iitri i' Aural. v-" " er.
The - Canadian ������ Paeifip
Steamship Co/s
STEAMiriir:
NAKUSf   and   KOOTENAY
l.e.ivc Ariiivvliciiil il.uly Im all iininl-. in Ivunl,-
i.lin), nuil.iiitf 1 diiiii'cI Inn .'I Xnloisp bu*
nil pninls 1111 N*iil:ii'.|i nnd Kliiciui l.'.v. nml
Sim 1111 l���il:c.
lose iiiiiiii.'lion ill l.'iilisim lor N'i Isun, Is'nsln,
ll.ill'iinr, I'llnl r.iy, Trail, ltiis-lanrl, Nn.-I li-
pin I r.uil all pninls siniili. 1
l-'or lul'   lu'o in.iliiiii.  lirkcls,   maps,  cii'.,  call
on nr icldi'crs
T. W. BRADSHAW,
AkciiI, l.'ev clstnkc.
Or to
II. .MaoOKKOOI.'. I'I. .1. t'OYbl'"..
Tni v. IMss.iAki'iiI, I *:���I. I'.i-s. Ah'i'iil,
N*i Isun, l!.C. V.iiii'Oii* or, H.C.
A number of lots centrally located
1 o
in ..their Townsite
The central pointof
K
E.^^S^   TIEIEinVCS.
Columbia & Western Ry.
Time Table N". li.  To lal.o e'I'od .liily.'l.  Ii-llo
Daily I'.ol vvci 11 Ti.'il ,oi'l I.'u'-sI.miiI.
N'll. (i pllssClltJI I- IdlVI s |,'l,"llll|l|     -     -     "i'i. .1.11..
I'l.iiin'i I- Willi '���!' .inn 1 'ii T'-ail.
No. li piis.i'iini'i* have    'h.i-l    -   -   -   S.l.'i ,1.111.
Con |s Willi I .'oil ."Miiilill.iin fin .Spnkriiie.
Hli:le: I 1  -C���. a piisscn^ei' h ,ivo- l.'n-s'iili.l    -   -      II   11.III.
"If .vm   can   tru-t,  mo  again, (-ir, I        Coiiiiocis wai, c.l'.l;. schk is b r nuiili.
Fha'l I !��� cl id to complete 11. v mission." , ^'l,1 i"'ss( i.-.-f r l< a v < s Ti..,!    -
A      ,.      .-.. '       Cnliiii'i'ls Willi ( .1 .1.. -..ii.-u ,
��� 1'   ���>    1:....!. in Iscw ^orkbim. , x���. 1 p,��� *.,, i-.m s 1.������-:,,��� 1   -  -  ���������wi ,
( 1 in in 1 I , v. ill K' il ?1 i.u iiia in I1-1 !-.|iiiii,iii(
; IS HI'KKBY CIVICN thu all parties indebted
I^U 8 HUB- to The Kootenay British Columbia Smelting aiul
Trading Syndicate in respect of the |jurch.v,e of landi in the
Town of Kevelstoke .are required within ui cl.ty, from i!i��' d;ite
hereof to make payment to me Or to the Im*.eii.il i>.ti k at Ke\"-
elstoke of all moneys clue in respect of si id i.tntls wncii deeds
will be issued. Unless said pa) inenis .are made within the lime
hereinbefore mentioned the pure.ia,.i l will be (lee med lo be in
fault and the agreements for sale v. i 1 be cancelled.
T. J. LKND'KUM.
A^'ent ;uui .  r.vor.b.} in fact for the
enay 13. C. Smelling" and Trading . ,\ iitlic.ite.
I )ated at Ainsworlh this (Sth d;i\" o! i /ecemb'T.   i l\jj.
Koot-
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( iinni���( is vv it ii si- nnn i  I,.v 111,11 nl Ti.ill
niiii'i
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Resi lfiu A^'ent.
ha\'i.;lstokI';. b.c.
i.i'.(,'i'i.i.ii ���:,
I   (,l IH  I   ll .-**l
T. J. LENDRUM,
Attorney in fact,
AIXSWOKTIi. Ii.C. 'f
PAGE (i.
TLIK KOOTENAY MAIL.
I TO OUR PATRONS      *���
We are not insensible to i
,the fact that your patron- \
age, during the past few ��
months, has helped to V
make a success of our ^
Revelstoke Branch. ,<\
We, cannot   tell   you 1
i      personally how much we V
w    "appreciate  your   favour, v
w     nor how much we thank *
'you for it.    Hence,' we 1
deputise our good friend ^
Type to ' bring you the 2
message. ��
Coupled with this ex- i
prcssion, we send you |j
assurance that the features v
, of our'Store which have,^
��� appealed to ' you in the X
past 'will be rigorously I
adhered *lo. The. same 1
care in manufacturing \
bur preparations and se- X
^ . lecting, our chemicals, the ��
a -same scrupulous exact- i
? ness and' fidelity in dis- jL
pensing prcscriptionsr'the ��
same line of exquisite 1
% t 'perfumes., (except, of ��
�� ii course, that we will add 1
j ' the latest^in this line) and ��
f? the same uniformly just *
a treatment to all. , , , e>
Again thanking ydu ���!
for past' favors' and still ��
soliciting them, we wish o
eaph aiid every A Merry ��
Christmas and A  Happy I
and Prosperous New Year. ��
, '   v*
J ���    o . ���   ��� THE "        ^
5 McDowell, Atkins; Watson Co. y
��  ,. "" (Limited) ��
$ '' ---- TTbc JDruQQfsts.���      j
t, MoCarty's Block, Rcvclstoko Station. "
V "' Gr.O. T M.vLi.KitY. Mgr.        , 3
0-=TS*CS<l>^5-<S��*<^*<^-<^<J,��<^'<*0
'married.
( (I '
FR13TZ--I3ELL,���At-  ttoveli-toke,   on   the
lolti inst., by Kev. P. D. Mini, H.A.,
Mr.   Francis , II.   Fret'/,   and   Miss
,-   Annie Boll,.both of I^oveNtblce.
LOOAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS
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Wb kill to live
<i  i
tat we live and let live.
Under new and efficient
management F. McCarty
intends to present' to the
public the finest selections
of meats etc. in the nicest
shop.
Jnstlook-at it Xmas week
d
There is, a line   of .cattle
i '     >
raised on Lord Aberdeen's
ranch   all   He re fords   and
i _, r
Polled Angus and the same
as arc placed on the tables
of our iVracious ' Oueen.
You am feccK1'royally" on
d ',    '
,. these.        ��
rj
QTnp
for th:
Our stoto has taken on a panoiama appearance :ind the largo' range of
Christmas specialties is spiead out on
tables and counters for tho convenient
inspection of purchasers and visitors.
Those; who'como first."wiil see, ,a glare
of, boa nt i ful co Iocs consisting of prolty
articles bought, to cheer tbo hearts of
all from pratlling childhood to old ago.
r&H��CLA
T
For  Miners,   Contractors,   Carpenters   and   Agriculturists.
Picks, shovels,  spades,   forks,   hoes,   axes,   wedges;   crowbars;   hammers  and  tools   of every
description. ' '
Drill steel; round, flat, band and Norway iron; saws, files, rasps, etc.
Dynamite caps, fuse. ,'���''���
Doors,' windows, building paper, paints and varnishes.
Double'oven French ranees for hotels, cookiny and heating stoves, granite .and tinware.
USEFU
,J
mc
200 Muttons
Specially imported from
Alberta, and of selected
quality. Juicy and tasteful.'      ' '    ' '"'��� '
Poultry ! Poultry! ,
From Slriith Falls, the
- * great poultry emporium of
the'e'ontihent, we have just
received a carload of
poultry. We can warrant
this stock, nothing like it
heretofore.
'���    .  iMr. iind Mrs. J". Echvard.s of Donald
.are visitingltevelstuko this week.
' Cory Menheiiiel*   is   in    town    this
-���.veeU from Trout, Lake.
F. Ahlin it Co. aio pushing things.
*Thev have nut on a novv delivery ��ii"
J i ' ����� *A��
"on.c
.The C. P. H. are goltin�� out a nub-
liciition on the Yukon --u\d ways, of
eottiiij;- lliere.
Noah Ahrahiuiisoii, vvith his   cheery    I^snji   f      l?iQJl''!'
.smile wits up' tliis   week   Tion.   Ttout ��� i iWlj.   o      1 iOU   ���
Lako City. j
M isses Thomas and Hyde w oi e , v i.-,- j
itors from Trout Lake this week.  They
ciimo up   to attend the grand   openim:
of the. Central   Hotel.
,Rev. Father Peytavin will celebrate
midnight mass in tbe Roman  Catholic,
Church o"n Christinas Lve.   As lie can- j
not   be   here mi   Chi i-stiu.i*-   Day. tliisi
.will be, tho only   Xmas  seivii-o held in ,
' this Church. ��� ' ' j
A. St. C. 1 liiiiuiiersly, Cirv Solicitor'
" for Vancouver, vviis   in i nvn   Tuesdav;
Our aim has boon to make our
pieinises the centre of -holiday attract ionmur] while oui toy spread is a
very fairy land for cl.ildt on our lange.
of sensible, and useful gifts furnish
everything anticipated "and ���scores of
surpiises in novolties suitable foi homo
jTresenis*as-\veii?Tis to sonel to' eiistiint
triends. ��� ,,
A BUSY1 WEEK
Many don't have timo to think, and
buv as ihev vvould wish duriim
, Christ mas week iind as we cannot' at
one showing bring ovoiy attractive
article in stock direct ly before the view
of our patrons adist of a few specialties
will enable! you to think of some of
the things you cannot at. onco observe:
Soft oide'i down, silk coveied ' cushions,
heael rests, '.tea cosies, Roman embroidered tea' covers, cetit.o pieces,
doylies,,oidoidovvn comforters and cot
rcovcr.i, handsome silk, blouses, Maltose
.lace handkerchiefs, knitted slippers,
Fieni* h kid gloves, fur. ruffs, collars,
caps iind ciipes, gents .smoking jackets,
neckties, collar ane] cufl boxes, albums,
miniature statuary, ' fancy mirrors,
beautiful hand lamps, dinner sets,
faneyehinireli.shos, cups and saucers,
ptellv Revelstoke souvenir chinawarc.
REGULAB      ���:���''
". STOCK.
The. bettor .the; goods the more,
satisfaction'in dispensing thom. .Our
aim is to supply Mho elonianr] and. to
place* in our ."idvortisemorus the things
specially worthy of recommendation.   ,
BOURNb   BROS.,
Hardware Merchants,
i i ej *       ,
Revelstoke Station,  B. C.
^'RTHUR G. M. SPRAGGE,
"Barrister,. Solicitor, Etc.
' Notary Public.
Ollice ill Sinilli lilock, I'.u-ilic .\ venue,
JtKVKLSTOICK STATION, 11. C.
I
BEAUMONT BOGGS & CO.
Mining Brokers,
,��"     f'  VICTORIA, B. C.
Mines'and Mining Stocks.
CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.
A   McNeil,  ���
BAR3EH SHOP AND BATH KOOM.
'Front Street, Revelstoke.  '   '
Haircut, 25c;   Bath, 50c; Six Shaving
Tickets for S1.O0.
rV\ IIOMAS BROS. & G RANT,'
-TAILOItS-
gB-O'.
Flails 'and specifications prepared
in India Ink "or-Blue-print    *   -
Drawings. , ,.   -
If'.you desire an artistic home with all modern conveniences
call iind see Maclean" who can design you one in any
style: Queen Anne,. Colonial, Swiss, or any other style
you prefer.     ���
Interiors  and   interior decorations  .'ire  his  specialties.     Store,
Decorations, Bank 'Fixtures,., Hotel' Fixtures ;   Hall
A,     "    "   shewing   pannelled ' dadoes,   'frescoes,   etc.;   Artistic
Screens, Verandahs, Stairways, etc. can be got-out to
��� suit the .market.     -
Suits from $12,- I'ants fi;oni'l*;.*;.
Sm i'i pie and  measurement .forui.s .sent
on application. ' ���    ' '
S2 Government St.,,'.'  .-
Wliite labor only. VIOTO RI A,'.' E .*" C.
NEW
SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.
Puesii38tc?s and /Travellers   Call ^and .'See
-���-r   B V
pp-j     TA^ """^ "^ ^'
1.: ��\ -O
F.very kind of Hsh: Lake
Superior Trout, Winnipeg
White Fish (most nu-
tritousV SalnYon, Cod!
Halibut,   etc..   etc.     Most
asj^>^'��jy--...
leretl.
nnd W'ednesdiiy. He vvas on bis way j
to Rii.seboiv, where some' pai lies he j
re-presents intend to put up a sainploi , ni
vvitbi in elolav. He also goes to Nel- j
son, letiirning this'wav.
sovetai improvemems ^��" '-��jy Hams and Bacons,
bi>eii   ailiteel   to   llio  Latli'ilie  eiiuicn. . , '
Outside, a  sub.st.iilt,i.ii bell    lovvr, -ui
inniiiili'd bv ;iii octagiiiial spue, sprit,.;
ing   t'tiiiti    an    nl li.oiieli'al   g'thio b.is".
lias be,.n moi.-tc'l.    The -pin*, it slmuld
be stated,  is uoutly iii.'.shed off  b_\    the
eii'si iin.-ti ve u'lobe and  Lilium,  oii:i*|iio
cioss.     In.^ifie t lie i.'lr.n oil  a   i'i.iiiiii".Ii
oils ���iiileiv is   about    fiuislii'd,    and    a
li.iii,|-niu iiuni'iiii'iii t.oliiig   ii  b'-itiL'
Trv ing io make   your   foot   fit.   your
s}n,.-s is ,-is- b'ul as Irving to mako your
epicurean    treat    e\"<-r     (>f-    lie-id lit your h.il-  -it's .n-ainst    nature.
Tin-  Slater   Shoe   excels     m   comfort,
1,
We are offering this year
the most complete
stock -of��������� Christmas
G-oocls in town .'including :,
All kinds of  Toys"~and  Fancy
Goods, Toilet and Manicure
Sets,   Dolls,   Japanese
Ware, Silverware,      -   '
Albums.
A  large supply of   Xmas   Cards  and
Caleiidn.s.
CANADA DRUG &B00K CO. LTD.,
REVELSTOKE STATION, B. C.
Well ' -absorbed   stock   of- ' Miners
���'" Supplies, ���Pi-.Qvisions, Fixxv
S'ull-i Line of Boots and��Slipes always, on  hand.
ARROWHEAD, B.C.
&
lereliant Tailoi',' .ClotffiSnfrBBnepal Outfitter,
.     REVELSTOKE STATION, "B. O.
Sausages, Lard,
diiriibiht v and i.eaines.s.
T> TT5 "P4 T T f** TX T\
Wi- iiioiiu business and   il    will   pay
'.oil      til    l.'i-.'l.e    the    glOitl     lediiclioii
in-oi'  in   pi loos   'ii'   eiiloied   (boss   put-
tiii,.. 'i inn.Hire's, ,,!:,.   I.o-os,   ehdr.ms,     \T()TI( '!���: IS 11 KH KR V <��� I VKN, thai
County Court Notice.
Game of all kinds.. fit] -,
li'ildv  made    vv ra[ij."'-s,    bloii  os,    ia'!i("
luldi ������'! ���     "��� n *i    inidei w oar,      A
"   ll'-.v     ' <���   i   11 V   I    a
r.
GoS
Comniissioner"
,p pointed. I
��� Everything fop Mia iaijle
'J'(j (", ry  I^AUiii.lAJb.if,).,
!<!".'. la.ll"' )!���'.!-,   P).(l
We have much pleisurr-. in
appointing you to the important
position of gold commissioner
to the public wilh he'id(|unrlei".
at Revelstoke. Ton arr- hereby empowered to sell at close
price.-, all gold and silver ��t>od\
such as rings, realch chain.',,
silver novel/ies and si/venoarc
���..now in your store next door to
';-j"0.st -office., .   '���'.' ..;������_.
I have the honor to be, sir,
! VoLir olxxlient servant
,.'���:..'..  KrKNAl,  DAKKM.
()'ii' di-,|)i.i\ will ( h-iiii'iio'-
an) thing in th'- (O'niiry.
f loping li ii" a rontiiuiiiiu.f
of past pat roiiagf ai:r! v. i'-h-
in'/ vou
,'k        , \ ,1 i > f j -j �� \ r \'    <r -. \
j* v"* -;P .;�� ���> -> -i<< -sf' j* v** **
McCarty's
eat Mar.-kel, ���
.1 .���
'     RcvelsA;kcASl:,lion, .B./J.
j. pyPPJ,. a. :. iMan.-.oi-'.i-'..
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p~y    ���'���>,
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dfh    :   ���  %';/
��� i'i
l i'i a silt ing of I be Countv <''ourt vvill
!)������ boldon a! Rovel.sloke,' !{.<!., on
W'ediii'sdiiv, the l.ll 11 da v of I >.'cei11 her,
A.I).   IS!,",' al,   II) o'clock   iu   the' lore-
1 noon,
��� JOS. 1). CiKAHAiM,
IfopMrar ('oiint v ('onrl,.
" fJovelstoke, Nov. 2'ilh, iS!��7. ' Wl-M
, The iihov sill ing has been adjourned,in.Iil W'oibio-d-iy. .Junii.iry llllh.
IS'.H, ,los. 'll. (ill.VII.V.VI,
Ite'cist nie ('oiitii v < 'ourl.
\ ItovoNiiiko, Doc. I.")i.h, IK!)7.
Fall   an'd   winter   suitings,   Overcoatings.        Good   stock  and
stylish make.'        Order niadcs and  ready mades. ���
SEE   THE   GOODS.
pena
i I
Capital (paid ud) $2,000,000.
Rest    ,   -     ,-   ". $1,200,000.
HEAD OFFICE,
TORONTO.
H. S. HOWLAND,  Presidenl. *    T. Fl. TVIERRITT,  Vice-President.
D.  R. WILKIE, General  Manager.
r-iP..M[  ! f$j
'"A &���"���   uSnP
���������'.''%*���'��'/ Jy
i ,    rJ��p . Ha* ',""���;.-<...^
iM':\'j.;i.HTfjKi-; division oi'-'nii':
D/s'i'mi"roi*- \\'i-;st K()oTl���;.^'A^'.
Tie- -ill iiig of tl.o ('oui I of lb-vision
,it I{.��� vol-tol- o is adjourned I'i inii l''i ida v
Dor 17, |-,!i7. mil tl' Kiulftv. Deo. .'i.'lih,
I's'iT, ���i ID,,', |,���.|s a in.   Wi.J.UOMIMOI.,
-IikIl'--   of   I hu   ( 'oui I of l(ev i -ion and
A general banking business transacted.��� Letters of credit issued,
available in all parts of the world.���Gold dust and amalgam
purchased.--Savings Department. Interest allowed at
current,rale. * >
A. R. B. HEARN,' Manager Revelstoke Branch.
Makk vnuKsmj'" as comfortable
as possible and enjoy life. You
can do this by selecting from our
large stock of complete
---HOUSE FURNISHINGS--
Handsome catalogue containing
nearly sOO illustrations mailed
free on application.
LUXURY
Ap|...il
-.loke,   Doe. 17, l,s!)7.
Cnm']lfiatio.i S;oepiiK{ Garment
!''nl ( lil'dieii ii. i |l ,i/e . The ,'��� r mil
foi l-i1/' i,i'.'|.i mi ai i (ii ide wilh ,,n(l
v. it II ml   mot
I
A, Moppy M%\
���., :A "ILippy - Nsw -��cai\'.
NOTICE.
J. W.  KfJIio, M.P.P.,  will
iaikc an early oppor-Lunity to put
his present. uliliiile.  tow.irds tlio
WESLER
VICTORIA.  H. C.
(Established 18G2.!
Largest stock west of Toronto.
T.  L.   IIAKI,  Notahv  I'i;i:i.k'.
MAIG & GRACE,
REVELSTOKE,  B. C.
W.   K. CUAC1';.
A   ,   r. ii      n't a   i Minintr ;Hik1   Real' Fstate .Brokers iind ..general   Ccjmmission
rvoVornmei.it.   Mm. tilO   PUdllO. A      .   ^(,,n,       ,;irc,    Life   and   Accident   Insurance.
llirciilars'.will  f"~       ' '
timo fiiiil place.
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