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 4-  I*  h r  vr *ii_r.f,*rr.i.*..������wi,.- ������^< i  ' . 7.',>'?w,Vy,*->.v.',.-->?-vT^'*i|  ��������� J  i j ..  ,; Vol.' 10.^-No., 45. y  ���������a  '; reyelstoke: b. cv;febe,[J4ry (j, 1904  $2.00 Per Year/,  f *  If     <-. 1  .1  THE BONSPIEL  <.'ivSiitli(''iliiiul, C. A Proci'inioi rA,  E. Phipps, A. K  Kinciiil,-skiii. ij  JI." X. Coiiraiei, A. Ciowc, G.' Flindt,  G. Hiock, -ki]>        j ,    ^���������  .J/,\v.ilkei, .1. .M. Scott,'K. JI. .Jack  Sl&iig^iter  Cash  Kootenay  .Curling,  Association's  ' Sixth"Annual Celebration'- J[ ���������  , . '     '    - ������oii, II. A. Blown, skip. "  "Iho sixth aiinjinl   lionspiel   of   the |_ _ n0i-iiell,' 0."'B. liu'mc. T.U Bake.,  ' "'    W/S.^lcCiutciJikip.^ '   ,  ,>��������� The H-sults oi lli'o'liiiw^.tiiil liie llu'-  .ils-iii'ilieGi.iiKlc'liiiIloii'fjc'AV.'ilk'oi Villi''  i   .������      ft'  ; i  U  ICootonuy Curling A'ssoci itio'n'lield in  the city \vas biouj-ht  'to  .1 successful  toiniimition on the 20th inot. < , There  weie 24 rinks, enteiecl 'for^the vm-ious  competitions, .Ciilgmy bonding one  'link,,Golden, two, 'I lout Luke'one,  S.iiidon tlnee, Hosslund three, Nelson  two,   Giooii\\ood_jjiie.   Phoenix  ono,  Aj-Iicjofb one, Re\cIstokc nine. ���������'  I.  'Illl. HI.NKS      <v ,   ,  , i.  weie nnido up as follows ���������'    '       j} -  , '   cwcaky. *'    -  M.   I'V McLeod,   ,F' C- Adamv's.  S.iv.iKe,'r.r(",. McNeil, skip.  -.A.N'llO.N '   , t  .McLeod, Mclntyie, McMillan, II.ill,  R 'Gordon,' F.  Ritchie,   D.  J. Mc-  Lachlan', M J 'C.uanaugh, sl-ip.    '���������  Lyons,   ,1'i.itt/ Clill'e,    Giummett.  bl-ip      ',  , , i      ������  ..  i J I ���������I'HOII.MX. r   '    "'    iii' ,  "Slack, Moi mi,; Mcyichol, Ciawfoid, I Fiithjiye  bklt*    d   ��������� '"������     ,'- -       "I niunaul," hve  Oliver Cup, e^en't-, aie grid." below :���������  v   *���������  {'���������      UHAXn C1IA1.I.KN0I,.  'Tito Ntinio of the Snici'���������liil Curlur  ,-'      ."       Come-. First,  Fir-t Draw    r   <  A. Ciiiwftiul, Bye.  .'    ."  I). Criiwi'in'd, vs Le.icli   .  ,     . i   *i ,      ���������  Biown, h\e.    :   Dunn/hye'      V'".'1     .     .  Pinkhi'ini v-. MeLaehlsin"  McR'ad, bye   .'  ..     '.     .'  Rao, live ... .'..   .  Piottv \-. Smith    "    -  * '4  3JcXeil \-  Block  Giiinnictt '-. Uppei  II.ill v. McC.u'tei  doiault  Kinraid  live  Tambh n, live *    .  Foxy- b\e  fcnoru  II to   -I  I I tty .-)  II to 12  13 to. !)  IT) to   4  Cook Stoves, Ranges  and Heaters     ,  Stoves, and 'Ranges   for'. Wood or Coal in'Sizes 7, rS.  - 9.   >o. at,from $ 15.00 up.. '   -  ���������\       ,;SKATE,S  * t   ct< ,.  hxtra values-in Skates and lart-e variety to choose from.  /harness    ,  ���������    '   '   ' '        ,������      ������������������ - ' ' ' <  .Team Hmncs^ fm l.nnilieiiiig, Farm am] Diay Woik.    Sinde ll.iriu���������  s l01  E-^Pic-= .md  DiiMng, Uoisu IJI.mkct-MVIiijii'ctc.  g( White and 'G'ran'ite -Enamel Wa.e. Crockery and Glass:  '"   y l '. ware. " Full stock of Groceries at    '      '    <_''  .'.Ji'' ^ W :   ji/  Headquarters for Groceriesi-; :'''^y-'Sr*Hi.v L������ - ��������� -  Stoves, Hardware, Harness, etc. -'", \l    m * ''' "* '*v"':'^&  >i  Discount off. on All Goods  Pqr Fifteen Days  \ - ^  ^tW.J.Geopge'sStore  I'      .   '    .. "   _     y* 3*A. ;   O     ,v-    ;y ?* -.^.���������     --  \      "  ���������'i'AVLOR.JJLOGlC^rcKEXZIR AVE., KEVELSTOKE. "  - -\. . -      1   .. ., t*     .  ^'1   .      '"   **  ,        -" *      -   t -                      ^   .         .   .-  I.*",                                               ->                                                      *                                                    -I 4-^-1*                                                      .,  Y" .^.il  ins! Bargains!  M.ISOV.  W'Thurm.iii/.D Booth, B \v.illey.  .1   Fo\, skip  ��������� '   '  W G Gillel, 0 Longliuist. 1' E  Wilson  V  A   Tanilljn,'������kip"  . 'IKOUl   I.AK1:   1  Xonb Abi.ili.miaon. F C ICIiiott  Benson, A. Ciawfoid, skip **  Cilil-I'VW'OOI) t  1-T  \V   Kalcoi.ei,   W    Cookson,   \V  G  McM\on, I\^C J3_.Fnih..mskip.  \-11c110rr  J B. Snnth, Geo. W.ud, Thoa Mc  Coah  A   M   Lcitch. skip  liOI DI..N   >*  \   Moigan. (!   L  ���������sincl.ni.T King  M1 Dainaid  skip. '",  IL Estelle J. A. BucUi.im, .1 C  Tom. J G   Ullock, skip  D'GiawioulSs A" Ci aw foul ' 12 tu tO  FOR- A PEW DAYS DUBING FEBRUABY  Wc \\ill continue our  Dressmakiny   Bargains.     We will  make any lady a street or walking skirt for $3.00.   Some  of the   ladies in  town have availed themselves of this'  centime bargain offer and are more than satisfied.  WHY NOT YOU?  Wc aie -hiiwinti 101 the pie-cnt  '���������unit- iiew_die������������ ni.ttci 1.1 K���������Zcliolun' in  (litU'ient -h.idi -. ii lim.1 i.tini'l"'- I1.111   I'liii-h   pi iiieipall"  in two tune  CtU'Cl-   .it 'i'1 (Olll- pei  \.ik1.  I l.iiiii.y|iiin  ."il. nn In-, .ill wool .mil .111 l'\I 1.1  ln.tw  wcichl   all . nlm- a(  1 85 1 0111-  pel  \anl  XuM'll'i   -iiitinu- in all (tilm������ with -mm flake cllt cl   .*i(i and (i() nu In-  wiili'. al i>l.21 pei \aid.  Ripley'������  pule tini-li  in  laiicx   die-'-  nialtiiiK   pi 1   -i.iid, CO it'iit^.  Kindi-li I >n 1,11 If I. ith in  plain cnlni-. in "1(1 11 it he- wide and all wiml, I he  I1111-1, pi-i   \altl. iji-JdO.  NEW GOODS  Ladle-' while linen ci.ll.u-. pmu piiiiii  pnpp'.   I hi ni w tuiini\ei (nil,11  al   I.") i.enl-.  !     Fliiniielctle ciiilu-iiidi'i-y, nil ciiliir.--nnd widih.--.iil S. ID nnd l"> ccnl.-.  jj     Midjict Tcck linw nnd .-li-in,u tic--, tn he um-n with the pin;; pong cnlliir.-.  g nl  25 nnd Iji'i cents.  3    Chiiiii    -ilk������,   i-i   ccnl.-.    Silkine.   Kiiihrnidcry   llfinp-,' Bi-ninnitl   tind  Ariii-trnii^ nnd C'niticelli silk.s I'm* I'm icy work.'  ,-    LIMITED.  I IV,.  Millinery and Dressmaking Departments on; Sfecond Floor  1 .. '������������������ 4 ���������,    ���������  Biown.\s   Dunn '  McRae }-. Piiikhain " \  Piom  \- 'R.ie  McXeiL\s Giinnnett*-  1  Kmcaid \- Hall  Tainhh 11 \s Fox  Filth \s. Dainaid  Third Draw  Blown \-  1)  Ciawioid  Pietty\-_"McKu-  McNeil \s   Ivmcaid  Fiith \s. Tambhii  rourth ]1r.n\   '  I'i oil \ \-   Diown  McXei! \-   Fmh  Tinal Dian  Pictty \s. McNeil  W \1.KI 1!VILLI.  I"ir-t llr.tw     ,     1  II.ill vs Fnth  Biock ,s Smith  Ca\anaugh \s J-inkluni  D.miaid \s Pictty  McNeil \s jMcRae  Dunn vs (T L) Ci aw foul J2 to 11  McC.iitci, Upper, Griniinctt Biown,  liae Lcitch, Kmcaid, Ciawfoid, (Phce-  ni\) Taniblvn and Walley had Li_\cs  , Socotitl linw St.irt.'  Uppci \s  McCiitci .        . 11 to S  Biown \s   Giinnnett Jl to 5  R.ie \s   ILill       ' .           12 to 10  Block \-  C.i\'.in.iiii;li .   ..      IU to !)  .McNeil vs. Dainaid ...   il   to 7  Lcitch vs. Dunn   . .        \4 to (!  Ci iwf.iid \s. ICinc.iid 17 to 7  Walley \s    Tainbh 11 .        II io 7  15 to 11,  V.liidl  14"to' 8  ^ 13 tiJ 10  I.I to 10  Ki to 15  20 to   0  Score  14 to   S  Hi to ,2  i) to Ji  14 to "tO  Score  I 1 to R  l.'l toll  **core.  IL to   2  Scoic  II to 6  11 to 12  1G to 13  II to   7  15 to 11  In-stock-taking'we  "find" sood's  that ,we don't want to -I  ' ' '     - ..        " .   Y ,  carry over and we   put; them-on'our "table "to"'clear at  ^less1- than^maiuifacturer's ^prices.   *���������,,  on All Dress Goods  Just   to-start, our  dressmaking  department.  "We li.nt, much ple.i'-iiic^in lecoiiimeiKlinjr ills bliook  w1k>Ii.is  taken chaise 01 0111 Die^&niakfng Depai tinoiit.    AJ1 work iru.ii.intoed  REID &��������� YOUNG,  Diy Goods iMcich.inta, UcweNtokc, B   C.  li'niiliiiiiid 011 l*.i({(.' I'lie i  ���������1  S i- I II vsi:n.  I'ri'-Iili nt K.K.tf.|i.i\ ('iirlnm ,\���������ti. nn ion  saosa  liO���������UMI  - II. P. MuCiiiiivy, .1.    .1.    Iluuymi,   .1.  I>iinli'|i. II'. II -"inilli. .-kip.'  R. I lour. I), (itithi-ic.   K. A.   Bull".  T. I'retly. skip.  W. II. G. Phipps.X. M. Sinus, JI.T.  Rimwicl:, T. G. Dunn. skip.  iii:\-i-:ijiT(ik'i:.  1  .1. lioliiiis'iii. W.ryi.   I nwiviice, W.  (i.-Siitlioi-liind, A. McRno, skip.  C.   IJ.   Hume,   C.   R. McDonald. ,L  Dnllns. I). McRae. skip.  0. Field,'!". Bnin,.l. Limder,  It. t'p-  per, skiji.  t A.   IC.' Rose,   W.- A.   Stiinly, (j'.   B.  Hume, A..M. Pinkhi'ini, skip.  COUOH REMEDIES  AT BEWS  BABY'S OWN COUGH SYRUP  An excellent cure for h.-ihy's eolith.  UNSEED, LICORICE&CHLORODYNE  , Vvr nlder childi-en iind ndlills.  SENEGA  The ovei'-rolinble  reniedy, relieviM  liniii-.-one.-.s nt tnicu.  WALTER BEWS, Phm. B.  Drug-grist and Stationer,  .Mail orfler^ promptly fill<-cl. Next ilnmo'.t.  Di-lii'ini'iii; n Specially.  Yon have our  ssurance  \jit  That any ooods  leaving  our* store arc gu.iranteed ������������  to   meet   with   your entire satisfaction.      Because {Q  we handle   the' very   linest   Groceries   and Gents' O  ^     l;uniishings   that   can   be   had  we make a special ^  effort to please all  of our customers. 5^  All Lines of Union-Made a  Goods Hr... died  Come in iand see our stock,    (..eiulemen, we have    ^  Stanfield's     Underwear.        Mave    you    worn    it?  Also a  line line of Trunks   and   Valises, etc.,  etc.  MACDONALD & MONTEITH I ' ,   '  ''   ' >   "��������� 'Yii >������������������  HALCYON.  it. -���������  t *���������  .', The following are nmo'ng thc quests  registered at-Halo..oii- Hot. Springs :, -  'I.I. Powers, Camborne; A. W. Mux-  well,    'Arrowhead; 4 U. "  Iluinphiey-,  Rc.-ol-.toke; M   Beaton, Benton;. W. J.  l,:iw,   Revelstoke; ,S.    Lime,,   Beaver-  ,   nio'iith; Mr.s. Wallet Scott, NiikiisMi; I.  P. Boyd', An-owhead; Mr. and Mi.-." A.  S. Bin-Ion, "I'A Le.'ikie,   W./M unlock.  Bonscvine,    Man.;" A'.  Clm-k uihI',\V.  .- Amlicws,    Cum borne;    Dan   Wan na -  -   niaughe, Blnirmore; Mr. and   Mi's    A'.  McMillan.  Westbounie,   iMiui.;  John  Gilmoi'C, NW Vork.  ALBERTCANYON.  (I''rinii an Oec.isiiin il (Yirro.piniilniil.)  The iiiaugiu-.itury dunce of  the, Al-  bei't Canyon Quadrille Club wns   held  , on    Friday   la-jl   nt   the school   huii-o  'which wa- most,' tn-tol'iilly, decornled  for the ocoa-ion.'      111   addition    t. 11  representative  gathering  of  the Can-  yonilcs there, weio   present n   number  of yiio-ts. trbm Revel-toko, I lloeillew-act  und   other   point-.       About   .twenty  couples graced the llooi,*and   dancing  wa-   continued   until   7  a. 111'.      The  opinion was unanimous that the dunce  wa- the,most" .succe-slt.l over given   at  'the Gin-yon.' and- viewed   lrom   any  1   point, whether  it   bo   the , bonhoinie  ������������������thai was   never' absent,   the  untiring  .    \ ivacity and grace (f  the devotee-,'of  i-'Tei'p.-ichoi-e, the beauty t,f lho  niii-dc.  the coiidititin ol the iloororlhcuiialit v  , 1  "01  lhc lelio.-liment-,. it   iiedouhledly  win-.    Me-dnme.- Mulumey and Brown  rcspecti\ely  president, and    sccietmy  'of the clu1', and   ^lessicuis   Andcison,  Folic-,!, CJiali.im, Mulioney nnd    Rob-  in.-oii,,  the jiienihoi-s   of the dancing  cominittee. have len.-on to  be satislicii  obliging disposition and an-up-lo-diilo  hotel, malinger we cm predict for him  a sucocsful cnieei-,  ���������   Quite n number of lhe Illeeilli'w������it  reciidoiiHir itttended' lhe Will 'lit- Albert  Canyon nii ibe 2'lth. ult. nnd 'enjoyed  themselves immensely.    It wan given  by     lhc '-'Albeit' Cni'iyon    Quad ri lie,  Club"    and    was    decided     success.  Messrs , I'm rest  &   Co!   deserve,., groat  credit   for   the,.successful  11111111101* in'  which  't was conducted and nl.-o b;i"  ih'c cue and allcniiuu bestoweil  upon  all but especially upon the visitois, ,r  ,-Wo  liavo had  a-very-iiuiot winter  hero :���������Very little stir, but think bus-.  incss will bo 111010 lively in  the near  fntiiro.    The '��������� Liuinik " has,iieen pur-  ..' i.i  chased    by   Messis.   Satulbeig, ,New-  c jinbo and Wci.if.ill so we may expect  to see things booming in thc ohP'time  style befoie veiy long.   The company  is   not   losing    much    time, ,aa - Mr.  Sniidbei-g  has nhendy Minted  men at  'worked  clearing away   the  snow and  othei wise   piep.uing  for  work  at an  eat Iv date'      ,    ' / -'   '  ���������with the brilliant 'success which  attended tho Club's fj,-st d.-ince. Milch  .of ibis siii-coss is due to the' genorous  cfVoit.,. of ilie .imi.-icimis Mo-^iouis'  Mot,new.   Smith und Sand hoi-".  '.Jv'il  ENDERBY.  A Coming City  is   vecoivin  g   siieciai  ���������'mi!,, ."''owing  '  ��������� -3-'    '    =  attention..  - 0. Bell ri.Ts wini,*!., '  IjtlotccJ, hj/i liusinc"- "       '   ..aving  com-  ijho'���������"osro-, -      ,  ^ m'(;(jnncotion ���������itb  . estiitc .it Ashcroft.  ' ' settlement,   is   i.ipidly    extending  tliiougli'tho district, ranches changing  linii'U ii being  siibdi\ ided",, mic!    new-  sections being taken up.  Then the plant of the Columbia  Floiui..s Vi.ils bits been coneitlerably  ciiliii'ged nr.d extended, Miid'sives employment to a coiisidemble number.  The company have brought, in  seveinI families fiom the east anil  moie 111c coming. Thc company will  c.-ni-y on an extensive limbering  biisii.es.sd.iling the coming season.  Tho activity ! emg display id by   the  Okanagan   Lumber  Co.   Ltd.,   under  the   management   of   Mi. Hale    has  much   to'  do   with   the  progie.-s   of  !   Kndexby. ��������� -   '  The progress of the town is due to  the lapid development of the district,  which is being settled up for between  1 twenty and thirty miles east and west  of the town. A 1 u.riber of ,-et:lers  ha\e located in the cpullumcheen  Valley and Mable lake districts and  -  their picspects aie excellent.  A visit to Rnderby surprises us with  the piogress the town and district is  making The b'-=t evidence of this  progress is the fact that the attendance at the public school'ii.is increased  within tbe past year from -10 to S7. or  more thi'ii doubled with'n the ye.ir.  Set oral new buildings aie in e iir-m of  erection, and many new people are  coming into tho tow.i. He on or  eight more hon-i's will be put in hand  in tlm spring.  ILLECILLIWAET.  P. If 'Peterson is hard at work cut-  ..ting and hauling wood, having taken  the contract of furnishing tho Windsor Hotel and also the public school.  Victor Carlson enme in for a few  houi'rt on Saturday nnd had with him  (juito a number of mnrter. skina He  has been very .successful so far.  Mr. Mason, the celebrated ''globe  trotter" spent one night in town on  his way cast and from thc lively gait  he displayed the following morning  ���������we concluded'hc was good for another  few thousand miles.  Thc "Windsor Hotel" has changed  hands and is now under thc management of C. Vinot. Hc has made several changes in the arrangement of  the rooinH etc. and as he in of a very  at home: \  ' (I    ,          '*  t - <��������� 1        f  St.,Pet-rs Talent Society Gives Ve  '    "   -Olde Folkes Tea. '  ' At tho Opei a. House on We'tie-dny  nighi the Ladies' Talent Society ,of  St. Pete'i's Church ^ave ." Vc Okie  Folkes Ten " which was well attended.  Tho   proginmme  opened   with    piano  duet    bv   Mr*.   Lawrence   'ind ' Miss  *- " '  ,,  Grant, nnd othei'-' ilems were as follows :���������song by, Mrs. Dent, two quintettes* by' Miss Spurling, and jMo'srs  McCormnek, an 1 Bray (violins) T-Ium-  phi-o-s piano, Tn\ Ioi cello, this item  being encored ; song, Mis. Bews ; recitation.' Mr Benn'ell. Vneored ; farce  (t ' ,.  "Turn   him    *jut " by   Misse- ' Mamie  1 . c  find    FIcnrioKi'i   DiliihC,. Mils lot''.4.   Tf.  Buri-itlcc.'0 Goidon.-P. Dutiiie, Oi  Buck nnd F. Tappinir. ���������--Tlio-f'nrci? was  very cieditnbly poi formed. ' , "'"  Reitc-limenis weie handed round bv  the ladies of the Talent Society, nnd a  pleasant evening thus brout'irt 10 ir  close'.'      .   , '    ,',..' ���������  b     '  .,.a.iy'col<icure-aie d.iiigoroib IkA  cause oompohid of [deadening opiates.  But fiaginnt hci'liuu Catanhozoiio  cure- eolil-s in ono hour and is , both  liai-ii'lee-! and dohghtful tiyuse. Fven  iho woist ^cokl-. siioe'ing fruitt'flitij*  (���������.'.Id? witlt running eyes are .-topped  veiy t|iiiok'y when the bal-mnic vapor  ot Catai'iho/.one is inhaled. . C'iit>'.7-rli-  C.'/om- iiCt- like a cliarm on.folds. '^iils  [ihoin ouuight. pie-.^nr." lltwh' letuni  ���������t row-lirmi? later, l''*j"i* colds catarrh  nnd throat tioiil'k\ii-e 'only C-.ituri'h  ivone. Coii-pietc outtit -1*1.00. I rial  -i/e 25c. .it'all .irutrgi-ts.  MINES EXCHANGt.  Secures Valuable Properly! in Lem-  hi Country.  Wind was received   ye-teiday   from  -Jiihi'iou, Id iho''"by' the Alines .Kx-  1 - - ^     i ., ,  change in Cu'umct that thc Ai::ei 10.111  Mining ' Prospecting'' conipnny pin-  moled by it bad ac()iiircd a controlling  inti'Ubl in Vu vhlualilo tract ,of conl  measures iu Lemhi county, 'Idnln'.  This i- a copper country conct-i 11  Miiyor A. J.0Scott of Hancock,''being  pVesidenl. The 'company is a I ready  onuraling a gold'property in tlie:��������� Salmon - district" of Idaho on Wi nippy  creek, which'is,known ;as. tho Nancy  Caiier group. It also controls a gold  property adjoining the Kvn'in Bi iti.-h  Columbia, known nslho Alliance ,  /The new acquired prupcity has two  coal scams, 25 and 30 feet' wide,rt -  s'nectivcly.' - The outcitipping is 1,000  feet from the 'survey of the Oregon  Slim l Line niilway, which 'may. lie  built throuiih that bcrtion during the  piesent year.' The ynoasurcs me on  1 he'Lemhi river.'"which enipties iiito  ihe Siilmon river 15 miles from 'tliat  point.     '   .        ' ' '    ,,.    ' ,  ��������� Lignite conl beds' have been opeind  on the Salmon'liver, atd-.conhidoiable  dist.incc from, the present inensuies  The' American . Miiing Pio-pecting  eoiniiany's product, so far as shown  up, is of better quality than the lignite  and with depth it is thought, from the  'indications, that itT will tuin into a  bituminous coal body. A tract of .120.  acies lias ��������� been located. The , conl  me'.itiinos arc about 00 miles from tht  'Katie Bui ton gold mine, whoie home  ollice i.s in Houghton.  STARTING A TRADE.-  LIVING CANADA.  ���������   a, Tendency of thet Times,.  The lend'-ncy nf uieiliial1 .science is  ���������'���������fi'hl'J , j.'V"'.iiii,ivi' 'liitMaiirea. The  liesl thought of the woi Id is being given Ui lhe s-iibj.'ct. It is ea-ier and better lo "pii-M-i.i, 1 lum to cure. It," has  been fully (lemonsli-nted 'lhat pneumonia one Of ll������-> must dangeioiis dis--'  eases that medical men b.i ve "lo''ctui-  tslKl'viMi, can t'"- preventedJ>v the  II-X- uf Oh.untieiIain's- Ooiuth Remedy.  l?ii(.iiinonia iilwnys re-*ults lroin a cold  or tiouyan attack of influenza (grip)  aiid i( llf,.5 heen obsci vi'-d that this  i������;���������i!..Jy\'.iu.iti'i'.iii������ "any U'lidrnry ol  llii-sp disi-.is"s towmd pneumonia  Thi1- has.lieeil fully proven ,in ni.ni'-  Ihou-and'sof eases in  which th^ ^^ - -  ������������������������'>��������� i������'������..|w"������ i,s,;c1 d,:.���������is u\i- 'gi.'iu  pievalenceot '_t||#lan,���������, g|^ i',, ieCi.nl  1 )'X)X"' "', C,U1 'iy l'ei''i'c;V.pon ������\il.h iiii-  1!,,"it conlidt'niei Vneutuonja oflen  results from ii &\ight colli when no  danger I-* ap'Ol'r'ru'ncU'd until it is. sucl  dei'ily diPiO'.-ei-cd that, there is. fever  .inch'diW'ciiltV in hieathing and pain-  ill tile chest, then it is announced lhal  tliu patient has pneumonia. 'Be on  the safe .side, and lake Chnmbei lain'-  Coiigh Remedy as soon as the cold is  contracted. It ah\a>s cure.-. Foi  sale by all druggists.    ,  Tho New' England  l'eddler and the  Secret of'SUn Sacce������������.  1 "Peddlln's a great business;" The secret of,It Is Unit you.must do a trade,  even If It hurts'your.principles,'When  there's a possible chance. I remember  how'I once managed with an old fellow who ' wouldn't hey notliln'^to do,  with me. He was so confident an' sure  he wani't goln" to trade Unit I made up '  my mind he'd got to. , 'I've got wooden  nutmegs, pocket sawmills,', says I,''an'  horn 'gun nints, basswood ��������� linnis,'."tin  bungholes, .calico hog trough's,' white  oak cheeses an' various other articles *  too numerous to mention, Ineludlii' of  castjron Vatholos, an' IC any of them  ain't big enough to answer I'll knock  tho bottom out of a'l'ryln' pan. an'  that'll let-any rat through thai you've  got, I guess. Whoop!' says I. ���������Tin f'om  way in the mountings of Hopzlilain,  where tho lion roiireth nn" the'whang-  doodle iiiouriicUi t'et; her llrstliorn!' The  old uiiiii just looked 011 antl slink his'  head. TII take pewter.copper, zinc,iron,  rags���������anything,' says I, -exeoptln' mon- '  ey nn' old maids.V But tlie old mail oiVy'  slink liii head. ���������> ���������   .  "I Just simply luid to start a trade.  I,saw a pair of old boots,, an' l'said  them was just what I wanlod.'-WliiitV*  ho says. 'D'ye buy old boots?" an' I  said thorn was my particle lor specialty.,  ���������How miieh-'irye give?" ho asks, an' I  says'."'-Half 11 cent 'a" pound, 's long ns  half cents is coined,' says I. , lie didn't  take no heed'of,ray nieiiiiin','hut begin  to rummage, round and git 'out three  or'four pair, /riiey^wafii't, no goodtto  Nowlon, but _I, was startln' iij trade.  ���������Now, hain't yer got some imjas?' I says.  Then! was what "l, asked lor first, an'  the old miser said he didn't hev none,  but now, stirred up by tho clianst of  gittln', sninothin' for his old fiboots. ho.  Lirou^lil 6ut seventeen'pound of rags.'  an' we done a brisk bit of ti-ndln' for  tinware.', I lert tlie old boots seltin'  bosido the gate when I ,druv away.  iTliein 'II conic'in handy to stall another' tradcou next time I come,' I says."  ���������Julian Ralph' in Harper's, Magazine,  ^BeriinerGramW)hona  No   Home  so Mumbles  that it need.  be without  The Berliner Gram-o-phorie  ' <$i.oo brings you one. '.VJre make it-easy  for you to  own a Gram-o-phone.    Even an ordinary piano or organ  costs a  lot 'of money���������there,are lessons to pay for and  weary hours���������o������ .practice���������and then a piano isjo'nly a/piano. ���������  The '' Berliner Gram-o-phoric ''   give's you 'more than ���������  , 2000 selections to'clioose from.���������" A child canopcrate it."  Von enn pUy tl i������ fi������e mlniileii. - Tlie woik of the itioit fnniogs iitslritiiieiital-  Nts tie voices of tlie granJeht vocnlisU mc ,|>roc nceil .for yon. It sinus mat ,  tail's im! every note nnd tone l������ Irtic to life. Vov Have 1nc.vo.1r home nn  li'trt. lent that Is, at-your ,ile������������ure..elllier an orche-tra or n n.tle- a .ulnser  ' o f co "icioirs or i sviecli.maker-all ttfiitices not oi.e-lwentleth the cost.of  nil ordinary l>lano ami oil terms to easy Hint anyone can afford it.  Prices of Gram-o-j>hbnes  complete -witK 3 Records  ' '       Guaranteed foi five yearn,N ,"Il is.made in Canada."  Sola  on   euymonthlypaymmti if dasirwd.     -Writ*  for n������rtieul������ro, C������talotfo������ and list of Records.  '    '     -,'.' '     -1  ,   '        , ���������"���������'Ma'ii'ufacluieil by   '"' ", _ .    ' " "  "E: BERLINER, 2315 St. Citharine Street, Montreal..  FOR SALE BV ,    ,. , ' , ,   ** '      ���������',"''" l>*       "  CANADA DRUG; & BOOK GO.  01" REVELSTOKE, B. 0  acti;: $15 to $45  KNOWING TOO .MUCH.  With Absolutelf new Programme.  " I.i vine: Canada" has It-en hilk-d  for Friday and .-"aturday evening at  the < )ikti- House. Thi.- etit-rtainmeut  t-,.aned a -nlendid .lepHtatiun when  here lici'f.if :in������l oiler- the -������ery I������-t of,  it-kind. An Otta.'.i paper i-.iid:  "-'.imethinj; nc-������ juid v.ell ni^'h p.'n'cct  in tlie moving picture line (\a- pie-en-  t<d at th- t.iai.il 11 per. i ILni-e la^t  c\enin<: and judsin'j hy the -otiinl- oi  appl.ui-,'' tiif'tiuifli''-ii('.' wa- not -low to  K'iili/c thc f.i'-t and -Iioh it- iippi'-cia-  tii.ii. WitlMiit i|iii"-tiun. in variety  and s-i'lectiim m" "iiltji-ct-, thi,- lau--[  iiinvin-: pictiu'- eiit'M-tninini'iit tiikf.-  the If.ifl. Tin ii'ttai an nli-ciicc of the  ii-u.il jairiiiK iVnniif- and the pictup-s  were thmv.li on tin' canva- with a  -teadiiif��������� that added not a little t"  the ri'ali-iii.  Tho pii.jrra.niim will iiiclinlc a -i-ii.-i  NARROW ESCAPE.  Sicamous Sport Gets Into ihe Lake  ���������A Timely Rescue.  '< if. Millard had a narrow escape  from losing his life at Sicamous lhe  other clay. He had gone out sliootinf;  in a canoe, nnd was aiming at some  m.illa'rda that were fly iny over when  the canoe capai/ed and ho was piecipi-  tilted in the lake. lie hocame unm-  b.-d by the cold and was thoroughly  exh.iusti'd when hi, shotit.s of distress  attracted the attention'of I. Maxwell  who got a boat and went to hi-, rescie,  reaching him just in time.  CASH EL HANGED.  Confessed His Guilt.  of picture- nf M.mtie.il   mi-hiding the       (jal.'iiry,    Feb.   i.��������� KrncHt   , Gnsl  .������ksitinjr rink.f.iiting of thc old Tii'iin^ [liii(, J,c "extreiiir- penalty  of   the   h\v  I'.lou .-no-wciio t'lul. iu-ii>k the pirn- j TllpS,|}1J. mornii)g     He walked bravely  t.ifjiapher   a daylight  hurglary, open-1 ������f) t)ip '.c,lrt'()|(|. 'Tie\fr   flinchi  Sonic   . ScpIouh     Drnwliacks , to  "���������   rii'itNiiren of Coiivfernfilloii.  One very se'rioiis ilniwhuclt to  plcasiire In "coilVt'i-satio'n witli n ...  well Informed person Is the nervous  strain that is involved. _ We are always  wondering-what will happen when ho  comes to thc.entl of his resources. Aft;  cr listening to one who'discourses with  aui-priblng accuracy, upon any particular topic vyo fool a delicacy in cliniiv;iiii<  the siii)jecl.������r It seems a mean trie'",  like suddenly'removing  ���������'    ' c\\'\[\-  oil  wi.ici. ngtiesiisi,',:--     ���������;,.tao;vnl-0l. i  t ic ovenniir . -���������������������������������������, '"     .   .  .       f  C(l ;,, '  vVlth one who is intoiest-  ,"������ gviiiit many  thlnj-s lit! knows  jll^e abO'ul there is no such tlilliculty.  tf   ho   lias -pa.ssed  tho  tii-ht���������llusli   of  youth, it kio longer ombiirrasscs him to  'be caught now and then in a mistake.  Indeed"your correction is welcomed aa  iiu 4-igroo.ililo  inieiTiiption  anil  serve-J  as a starling point for n new series of  observations.  Tho pleasure of conversation is cn-  linneed.il'onb feels assured not only ot  wide margins of n-norance, but also of  the absence of any uncanny quickness  of liiind.  I should not like to be a neighbor lo  a wit. It.would bo like being in proximity to a live wire. A certain insulating film of l.'ndly stupidity is needed  to give a inai-'.'iii of safety lo human intercourse. 'I'ticre ' are certain minds  whoso pro. ("-si's convoy tlie impression  of aliciii. ..ii'' i-iiriculs ot high voltage  on a wire ih..t is'not (pule large enough  for tlicm l-'roui such 1-would withdraw niysoit.  One-is lif'tl lroin all such apprclien-  sions in l..e ii-iiip.iiiion-.lnp of people'  who uiake no pii'loiiMons to ;in.v kind  of clcv-erness. -'Tho liiugliU'r of 100N  is like ll ' ii.iikling of Ihoins under a  pot.'" \V '.: i-lit ei'fiil soiinilh���������Ihet i-iii-':  ling of I..- d v uioins and tlie meiry  tiulibiinu- ol tho, put!���������S. M. Ciollier.s in  Allnnlie  Tin-  Sin-  of ":<���������   Wlilti'  II'.use.  Tin. up," Ioi- Ilie pri'snli'iifs palace,  as the Iii"-' in .p" ii-iino it. was selected  In- I'i-e.-,iileni W.isliitiglon iind Majm  T.'Ktil'iiiit wi.i'ii ll.ey laid out M'.i' letl-  eriil cily in l"'.i" Tliey M'rnii'isi'd lo  have the pi��������� .'. 'ut*1' house and ll.c cap  ilol i-ei-;pi- .....v close It) Ilie Iti'i-' .'i-tii  foniictl hy i eiiii-ylviinia iivciiuc. and  lhey alsi. laid mil a parklike ciiiiii*'i I.nn  between Ilie two groat'buililiiigs. 'Ilie  p'lair* for tlie lio.ise. solei'ted 115 \V..sli  iiiglon nnd .Ii'IfciMUl iis ill" resnll ol n  coiiipelilion hi which l.'lliil.-.nl look  part, were drawn by .Iniue- llfiimn. a  unlive of Dublin ami a 11ifil.1l inan <>f  the Society of Arl-i <>!' lhal eity.-  Charles Moore in Ceitlury.  v ..,   Is "the.StitcK in Time  when epidemics of any kind  prevail; when, changeable  weather malces " catching  cold" easy".' __  ' At the least sign rof  fatigue, chilliness, or  faintness,'take a cup of  hotBOVRIL.'JtwiU  giv&i'instantaneous  vigour, and lasting  energy.  BOVSttl, 13 just as ^ood AS .a preveixtive  ������s,it is ns a, restorative.  mg of Parliament at Ottawa Thci������-  will 1,0 .-.kiitmg Coiite-t- 011 rhf M. A.  A, A. ground'.. Niagara 1- -diuwn and  theie me liicio-*p luatche-. Indian j-cc-  111". A'C ( i-fiiying the ocean, the  K'ing'-f vi-it bi Iieland a great London fire, an cugli-.Ii -tug hunt .tie a-  moiig the event- illiijtratcil. The  iiiicro-hio-ciip'' i-< iiinde u-ff- of to give!  view-' of the inisi'i'ii world,  Thc-e are but tome of the nlimlicr-i  promi-f'.-cd fin th" piograininc.  Popular price-, of 'ii'ic aOc. .t Tiie,  Children '25c. to nil pnrt-i. There will  be art'entire cliiinge of |irogranimc the  Inst two nights "  nevfr   tiincliiug    not  I twitched a siiiMcle.    He confci-^ed this  i morning to Kev. (i. W. h'irby that   l-e  was   guilty   of   the   murder of Isaac  Rufua    I5elt-      The   condemned  man  w.id very penitent .and sorrowful.  The Hunter V mine will ship 100  tons of ore 11 dny and its .shares arc nt  a premium.  For Stomach Troubles.    ���������  "I have taken ft gr-nt many diffei-  ent medicine1* for ���������'tfimitch trouble and  conslipal ion," snys Mr-.. H. fh-igcr, of  Diiilkerton, Iowa, "but n.-ver iind 10)  good ichiiIh from tiny as from Clmm-  hcrlain's .Stomnch and Mvcr T.ibliitp."  Koranic hy nil DriiKKi-ai.  Hon. ti. P. Brodeur, the new minister of inland revenue, and If. It.  Emmeraon, the now minister of railways and canals, were both returned  by acclamation on Saturday.  IToiluci'd   (In-  IX-siri-tl   Mirect.  Kate. wlii'H two years old. was fond  of climbing. One day vvlicn her mother was in an adjoining room she called  excitedly:  "Ob. mamma, mamma, come ipilck!'  Tier mother, thinking she was in danger, hastened to her to Iind her stanu  Ing quietly beside the table. '  "Why did you call that way?" she  said.    "I thought you were falling."  "I wanted tlnit cup. mid 1 called you  that way so you would liuiry."  Wkr Jnhnnjr -Went lo H������'H Snpl>crl<-nii  "What Is the mutter with this horseradish, Mnrla?" asked the Tiither of th������  family.    "It looks mussed up."  "What's the reason they call It horseradish, pnpa?" Inf|iilred Johnny. "I offered It to the horse n little while iisro  an*   he   wouldn't   touch   It,"-  ?���������  The Victoria Cross  For Valor In Ten Colors    <  Weekly Mail and Empire  For News*  -24 Pages  THE picture shown is one dear to, every man, woman,  boy and girl, on account of its meaning���������" The Victoria Cross," given for conspicuous bravery. If only  the soil of South Africa could ' voice the deeds performed  upon it. how many Victoria Crosses would, have been  found to have been earned by Canada's sonsl It is  hard in the heat of action to notice every act of valor, and  therefore only those which take place under the eye of  superiors of sufficient rank can be noted:  The picture shows one of such deeds Two -troopers are  closely pressed by the enemy. ' The horse of- one is hit.  Under the withering fire, the man whose mount is unharmed  halts, and, risking everything, waits to. get his comrade safely  mounted behind him and carry him back to the Canadian  lines. It is a desperate, deed, and. one often performed but  seldom noticed. When, however,'such an act is seen, the  reward dear to soldiers' hearts above every other is the  result.  This picture is from the brush, of Mr. W. B. Wollen, an  artist famed for his war pictures, one whose work appcarsin  all the leading illustrated periodicals of the Empire. It is a  forcetul subject from the hand of a strong man..  The Mail and Empire  has obtained the exclusive right for this p;cture in Canach.  It is a perfect ten-color reproduction, and will be given Ff-";EE  to readers under the following conditions: ���������  With The Weekly. Mail and'Empire      ^  New.ndoldsubvriben.mJiyiecureonecopT of the Ar'.oirarure on ordering  OKE YEAR'S inbscription, piyaWe in advance, mailed to ,anjr addreia in  Canadi, Gr*������' Britain or,United,Sta(M.fM$l.q0.w  Tor winpJa ���������* P'P" ,nd fo'dier pwlieulaxi, wn<������ to���������  CIRCUI-ATION DEPAKTMENT,  , MAIL. AND. EMPIRE.  TORONTO.  i '���������  *:  l*;  tf* . r  I' -  \     '  l  i \'      1  1  t :i,.irv  y.  .TUB KOOTENAY MATL.  i   i  !-.  nnuTereil   Aunt  .luoirn.   "ami   ..   .������.������..  thlnli'l'in goin'' to take yon  Into my  boiiRC and go to any''trouble over that  leg'you arc mistaken.    I'll have you  . carried Into Rome cow shed."  ���������-' ' I'CSobd 'hearted  women always talk  Ui'nt.Wuy," laughed the man.    "You'll  see me taken care of even If you send  nio, toiprison afterward.   .What lias become < of. those .sleepy  hired  men  of  ��������� yours ? v Between the two^f us one of  iheih'left the stable door'unlocked to-  I night."   , " r y   ',    ,'  J ' "Tliat'H Jest like 'em���������jest like''em."  and ran her own farm. She was,100' Aunt Judith mounted ono of tho  sharp to be.taken iii by tin peddlers,    horses nnd set off for home, and it was  -0-,-0-*'*'-*-*'ee-������-'9-������e������-o-*9 ������������������������ ���������<?  AUNT,.JUDITHS -���������'*  H0R5E THIEF  ( 7  Hyr Jasper*'Peyton  ,t  Com/right, lOOi, by T. C. McCtuic   t  A  Aunt Judith  Ilobson was a widow  ���������    1   * . ,1   1  .   ,  I HIS lapsed!  : policy     -t  ��������� ���������  ��������� By  ELLIOT WALKER' ������  ��������� .- "      :    * '* ���������  e "'"   . e  O CopwWit. Woi, bu McCluic'n       ' ^  *0   '      JVeu*|)(if)cr Similtcatf,    ������������������  < q  -   ���������, " '' >  It was very hot In the ollice nntl dull,  very'dull. -. , .  Lenn swlshod'iit the flics with the In.  nonirii. ivcitner nave 1 nau a new sun*  - of'clothes nor a bit of fun. Last year I  went without my vacation; couldn't  afford one. Tonight 1 take a jlriiln for  the Adirondack's, and I've hung up my  'tailor for this suit."  '��������� "Mercy!   Ton mn'y'gef killed.   Think ,  of your wife and little oii'-h!" *  j     "What!   I'm not married.   I haven't  1 11 soul depending on me *-'----    .  Lena  luid  forgotten  tiin't {bis, man  was  an'entire stranger;',he   was  eo  fraiilc and eonlldontlal, yet not fuinll-'"  yIiu*.    A  valuable life,  t>he was sure,  and those who'allowed their policies  to Inpsc always,-met with a sad'and  and looked out of the window'to see widow turned on  thnt(rtH'wiis, well. She iind four or ','' "Now, then, yi  five good' horses, and 'the  barn  was    you liiidu't'left the door unlocked, he  "EST-AJBLISIHIIEID   1894,  lightning, rod   men'.in nil   patent gate   a long hour before she ret urned with     sura nee company's,  fan.,  livery  time,I speed v end.   She Iind rend of Iniuiiue-r-  ugents, but sbc felt it in her hoiics,tlmt    tiio lilral men'ftiidii vehicle.   It was a  ���������'-���������-'-���������-  tho day wouldcomo when a horse'liiief' 'job getting the patient Into tbe wagou  would'get the bettor of her.   She had /and out'again and Into the house and  htout locks put ou the burn doors, atid���������1' upstairs.   The, hired men were doing  many a night she rose from .her bed"' considerable swearing oyer,It until the  on them with;   *  ou shot up!   If one'of j ������������������ tI;   w*���������    <;��������� tl    , ���������     ,*    ,  ,    ���������- .      ���������-  -���������, -    - " the door unlocked, he     ������������������    ���������>  - ���������-.'���������<  twenty rods from the house. *.   would nevVliuve got in.    1 ain't do-  ,*rir you think about hor.se thieves,by fendin' horse "thieves, but there's no  (lay and dream of them ,at night for call to rub It in when a'man,Is down."  four,or Ave years, you will' be' pretty Aunt, Judith found her horse thief to  certain to get what you'want. ; The ',be a'nia'ii'of thirty, rather, good'look-  night came whenn'Aunt Judith sudden-    ing, 'fairly educated nnd n devil may  care fellow. Sho liked his 'looks and  thought he might bo put to better use  tli.'in being sent to prison, " '.  ��������� In thc"course of two or three days It  was known for, several miles around  that.' Aunt' Judith ��������� Ilobson   hiid���������cnp  ^ly awoke from, a" sound sleep to fee!  that there vvas something wrong nt the  hai'ii." As she leaned from hci- window  bhe hoard'oiio of tho brim doors croak."  'Xherb' ,wore two hired , men in "the  house, nnd she knocked'at their doors  her eye fell upon It she wondered at  | the carelessness of num." During her  , three years of clicking service the fact  | tlint life was hut a thread had been  daily, ono might say hourly, Impressed  upon her nilud.    It was everywhere���������  .the full'even,  I     She could   hardly   thlnl-'ofV.ii-'innii  . without seeing; blm drop dead.In the  -street or  inangled,'under, car wheels,  '/with n side issue view of a'woman, always thin und piteous,'-nnd tliree'at-  , tenunled ,and'ragged children imploring heaven with skinny hands.   There  were always tinee children.  Tot there niust be thousands of rock-  less male inhabitants 'who",failed of  their bouiiden duty, judging' lroin the  \. Subscription, $2.00 Per Year  and informed them.that a horse thief7- fured a horse thief nnd had him in tier  had broken into tho burn.-, >Tlioy proba-"-house, nnd among her callers was tho  -bly woke up and got out ns soon as    sheriff, who camo to say:, '      '   .  'could bo reasonably expected of hired       "I'll just have the fellow taken to  men,  but "their  riiovemcnts ^vor'e too., jail this afternoon, and you won't have-  slow  for  the  widow,    There was  no    to bother with him no more."    "  gun in the house, but^she half dressed , '."But he's goin' to stay where he ia !  herself and ran downstairs armed with    till his leg'is mended,".she protested,  n club. , As she entered the barn yard       "ltVmy duty, belli''the sheriff, to ar-  n man rode out.of the road gate on.' rest him.", -  . ">'" ^ ,<- '    ,   Lt-.    .1  one of her horses.'    . ��������� "You may'go,to pot with your duty,  "nere, you! Thieves! .Thieves!" Steven Taylor! This is my case,,and  shouted Aunt Judith; but of what use? nobody need, meddle with it. When'I  Tho man laughed and rode away to the 'get ready'to have, him arrested, I'll  west, nnd tho sleepy hired men camo swear, out a warrant, but until then  stumbling out to say it was too bad.       lie stays right here."  "Don't .stand there like bumps on a Days nnd weeks pnssed, and the  log!" shouted the woman ns she (Inneed 'sheriff walled. He menu! to have Aunt  about in her excitement. *       ',  Judith's'-patient tho first day he was  , "But what can wo do?" thoy askbd. \ .,   nble to walk about'.' No ono had yet  "If you can't,-1 can.   Bring out Dick  V .(-.,  Published Weekly on Saturday by  The kootenay MairPublishing Co., Ltd.  4 . I  ,  r . \  '* t 1, '  Steam Printers  arid Publishers  in ,a hurry! Now give me a lift up.  I'm.aftei- that horse thief.,and I'll follow- him ,to Jericho but wuat"I overhaul him." _ ^ ' L ' ,  'rDick was ono'of ri-span of horse's,  and -his 'mate bad been stolen. 'Be-1  tvveen tho two' there was' not much'  difference in'speed, but by the time"  Aunt Judith rode'out'of the gate "the  other, had half a mile'the start. She  could   faintly   bear   his   hoof   beats  seen Lthe(,mnn on'his, feet when tbe  widow entered his room ono evening    u  to say:     ��������� /   ,    _������������������. '..--���������   "T"  '���������  "It's goin' to'he"ii"dark night, "and   '  my hired men arcgoin' to town. Here's  your clothes, and bore's food,and mon- |<  oy."r .    -     '. ' ���������     ��������� 'I  .: "My good .womiiii," began the stran- ���������,,  "ger,   who   was   deeply   grateful, "but..  .Aunt Judith interrupted: , '"     |  "Don't say nothln' about.it.' Jest go ,,  vaway   nnd   behave   yourself.'   You've  through the still night, and she cried,  -got lots 6f grit,' and'you are not such  "G'lang,. Dick!" ,and   was   oft.   riding  'mnn  fashion, and  going  for-.a , stake.  There   were-no   crossroads >��������� for .two  a' bad man, and I wasn't goin' to let  the'siieriff back mc down. Yes,, shake  hands, riud-don't'stcnl-any,more of my  V  flble enscs,   "J Imio |o have you givu ,  (t up," she ndili'd, npd then, rciucuiber'-,  lug, blushed.  ' .*' '&  l'l-lppci^ was gazing Intently at the  pretty, iiiixlous i-face. "You are ,ex-  trc'nwj!;,- Jclnd to slio.������ so muc),  Iu(e^.  J est," ho wild thoughtfully. ��������� "Hut I'm  , going lo quit It, ,,No one cares about  4    me'a nyway.",   , ,'���������     ,     '       r ,  i ' ,"Ob, but some day perhaps some one  will," '.whispered   the   girl   earnestly,  lifting   her   eyes  to   Ills.    /'And   then  you'll have'it all ready:'   llere'h Mr.' '  Llndcr coming.   I'll have to say good-   '  by." .   ��������� "  |   '"Going'to drop It, eh?*' remarked the  cashier after,a inimile of talk.   "Kool-  ish, I think, but your business, as you  say.    I  can Vlix  it for you  yet.    No?  t' Well"���������    He yanked  open  a  drawer.  , '/W'here's that cancellation'piid*?   Ilel-  ' Io!   Here Is that old gun again.   Don't,  want to' buy a revolver to take on your  trip, do you?" hejiihkod jocosely.  "Cost  you $2."  .     "Let's sec lt._"Not loaded?"  I     "Naw!     Never -has   been., ,It'' has  kicked,around -for years."    His nerv-  .  ous flngois twitched'carelessly at thc,  -weapon.   A sharp "explosion, n scream  ��������� from the horrified girl; ,thon tlid"quick  echo died away, and clerks came nish-'   '  iug with bliinchcd'faces. ��������� ,    >,  "Good henvens, man. are you shot?''  , gasped   Llndcr,   staggering , out   from  ' .his engo.   "Did I���������did you"-^  I '   i'hlppen  put, n  hand  upon  tiie  rail,  steadying himself*.    "Oh,  no." [ho an-  ���������'��������� sworod coolly; "it did itselt.' Hint?   I  ' guess' not;   just   scratched   my ,enr.,    -'  1  Blooding n bit, isn't it?   Say, if it's all  I tub,samo .to you folks, J think I won't  let Unit policy lapse after all."  Eighteen months later Mrs. William'1  D. 'Plnppen 'opened a letter from.her  husband, the, salesman who was making such successful trips. ���������> .  "Dear Lena,-' it ran, "my insurance /  premium Is due next week. - Don't forget it.   TJ&o one of the cheeks I signed  for emergencies.   Will write at lengtli   !  tomorrow.'' Had a good day.   Loving  ly.  WILL." -  miles' and no,chance for the^thief to    horses, and good niglit'and goodby.  Dealers in  Printing and Wrapping Papers  i * i   * ���������  and Paper Bags  s Loose Leaf Account ancL Duplicate  Counter Check  Svstems  j, j  Agents for Tenywell and Opalla  Patented  Loose   Leaf Files,  Ledgers and  Billing Systems  Phone No. 13  P. 0. Box No. 70  ' Tiio Policemen or nice.  .  "������������������ The policemen of Nice dilfor radically froni their colleagues in Paris. They  are not so businesslike, and they want  to talk things over. If you ask a Taris  police oilicer for a direction, lie will  'say briefly. "Two streets ahead of you,  'first turning to the left." Not so the"  Nico policeman. I nsked one the other  day if ho could tell me where the Kue  Lamarline was.  "Why, certainly.    Do you see that  church with tho two towers?"  i - "Yes.   Is it on the Rue Laiuartine?"  "No: that is the Church of Notre  Dame, and opposite to it is"���������  "Ah, I see���������it is the Rue Lamarline."  "Oh, no, that is'tlie Avenue Notre  Dame. Well, you see, two streets this  side of that avenue is"���������  "Tho Hue Lamartiiie?"  "Oh. no; that is the Boulevard Du-  bouolinge. Well, you go up that boule-  vaid for two blocks/and then you turn  to tlie left. Hello, Henri! How are  you? Wait a minute till I'm through  with this man. Want to talk to you.  Loiunie see. Where was I? Oh, yes,  going up the boulevard. Well, you go  up'there for two blocks and turn to the  left, nnd there you are nt tlie Rue  La marline."���������Argonaut.  "HOW  d.uihd you srnAL   one  oi-  hoiiscs���������now daiied yoo ?"  MY  c>  dodge.   Even  when ho took  the first  road to the right his pursuer was hot ~  on bis trail anil gaining n little.  It would probably have boon a ten  or fifteen mile gallop, with foundered  horses at the end of It, but for uu accident. A cow was lying in the dust of  the highway, and iis the horse thief  was close upon hor she started to rise  up. Tbe horse lifted to clear her. but  not high enough, nnd as a result horse,  cow and rider went down in a heap.  A minute later Aunt Judith came racing up. She vvas off her horse and had  the man by tbe hair of the head as he  I recovered from the shock of his fall  and tried to sit up.  "Don't you move so much os'an eyelash or you are a dead man," warned  thc widow as she almost twisted bis  bead off.  "Don't, woman���������please don't! Sny,  my leg's broke, nnd I couldn't get  away if I wanted to."  "How dared you steal one of my  horses���������how dared you?" demanded  Aunt Judith as she towered over him.  "It was in my line of business," he  replied.  ��������� "Oh, it was? Well, my line of business is sendin' horse thieves to state  prison! You'll got twenty years behind  the bars for this!  The llemilt of nn Accident.  Talleyrand was the greatest diplomatist of his day. Ilis father was a  military ofliccr, and the boy would no  doubt have been educated to the same  profession but for an accident which  befell him in childhood.  After the fashion of the time, he was  intrusted to the euro of a .woman some  miles away lroin home. While in her  charge bis foot was dislocated by a  full. It was not properly cared for,  and his parents did not become aware  of the fact until It was too late to correct the error.  Tlie abnormal strain brought upon  the other foot soon Induced a kimonos?  In that al'-o, and the boy t li its became  a cripple for life. This seeming misfortune determined u change In the  plans of his pnicnts for him. and as a  result the name of Talleyrand has become one of the most familiar among  tho great ones of modern history. ,  'Terrible Life of the Ilpili-nllc.  Sufferers fiom epilepsy must bo accounted among the most uultirlunate  of human beings. An early development of the malady darkens nil the patient's prospects in life. However domestic his disposition, he cannot anticipate a home of bis own. He is largely shut out fioni ordinary occupations.  He is an unwelcome visitor in tlie social circle, and his own sensitiveness  leads him  to shrink, from  joining it.  If he ventures upon the street, he is  "But before I get the twenty I'd like    l'able at a"y, moment to bo thrown  to know what about this leg. 'it's the  right one. nnd It's gone -for sure.  You'll have to get me to the house and  then fetch a doctor."  ..t   .������������������*.. ,,-lob I* ho/l  h^a vo)lp uaeVm II  violently to tho ground; if he remains  at home, he is'in' the same danger of  falling downstairs or ngninst the sharp  corners of the furniture or upon n hot  stove.   He lives In perpetual dread.  I   A SnAIlP EXPLOSION'. A .SCI'.EASI TliOJI THE  j iioitmrict) giiiij.    ���������.  I  beai-Ifelt solicitations of hor,own company V circulars,   ft was'beyond com-  pielioiision.  How cross the olliccrs nlwnys were  -, when   any   one  on  their   books   died!  What   could   they   expect,   anyway?  They knew deatii.was constantly hovering over every one.    And 'how smiling they seemed when some unfortu-  ^ nato,allowed his policy to lapse.   One  ' would think this a dislrcssing episode,  in view of their determined efforts to  augment the sum of human happiness.  It must be Unit they vvcio glad to got  such   uiiiippreciativo   people   off   their  i minds.  Remarkable, indeed, that so gloomy  a business could be carried on so cheerfully.  The very word "death" was in  | the  air.   Yet,   as a  rule,  tho  ollicials  wore   uncommonly   smiling  and   nice,  waxod fat with years and showed no -  apparent concern in regard to the direful disasters  constantly  portrayed to  others.  ���������    .Lena  .slapped at a  particularly  of- '  fensive fly, wondered where every one  was and yawned. Even thc cashier hud ,  stepped out, ret'nesting her to keep tin  I  eye on his desk. I  Ah. he was coming now!   No.   Why, '  what a good looking young man!  Real- ,  Iy,  quite cool and  breezy for such  a  hot day too!   Come to pay a premium  probably.. ' |  The (stenographer half unconsciously  auranged her straying hair���������how it did  t curl and get out of order!���������anil rose i  pleasantly. Hor desk, well away fiom  tho drowsy clerks ill tho end of the  room, was close to the cashier's.  ".Mr. Lindor is out," she said. "Be  right back, I guess. If you wish to  liny a premium, I can attend to it.  Name, please?"  "William D, Phlppon. Hold on! I  don't want to pay anything. My policy  has lapsed. I itisl dropped In to say I  was glad of it." iio viewed liei iu  amused admiration nh her eyes widened.  "Dear nio! What an awful thing to  say! You can't mean thai!" in a shocked voice.  "Well, I do!   I think I'll got a little  comfort out of life now."  "Oh, gracious!"  "Yes, I'm through with it. i should  have known bolter than to take it on.  I was talked right out of my boots.  Why, I got to thinking of the uncertainties of existence uulil I was afraid  to go out in the rain. Wot foot���������pneumonia. Poked around in the shade for  fear of a sunstroke. Looked up at every building to see if something was  going to drop on me. Bverythlng I ate  had a fatal germ: everything I drank,  destroying microbes. I wasn't comfortable a minute, and so I got insured."  "That  was   right!" v cried   tho  girl.  "Then of course you slopped worrying. It was you conscience, you know."  The man laughed merrily. "Of course;  He nent the Ilnlccr.  Ilis name 'vviis Johnny, and he was  thctldol of his mother's heart in spite  of what the,neighbors might say to his  I detriment.  [   - "You'll got my bread today before re-  ' turning to school, John.1' remarked his  mother to the boy while ho indulged in  his midday meal. *  "Ye->,   mother,"   answered   he   and  ��������� shortly  went 'forth  to  carry  out  his  mother's wishes  "A quartern of broad���������yesterday's,  please," murniuied John sweetly as.he  tendered fiveponco half penny m payment ot the two loaves toitlicoming.  "Bread has gone up. my boy, one  halfpenny," tonmrked .Mr. Dough as  he hcld'out his hand for tlie needful  balance.  "When?" queried John thoughtfully  as the prospect of a distasteful double  journey flashed across his mind. <  ,  "This morning, my lad, it that is any  consolation." * c  Johnny's face brightened visibly.  "Yes, I think it is," lie remarked spasmodically, "for it was yesterday's  biend I ordoied."  The baker concluded ho had no  claim ���������London Telegraph.  1 4V Courtier In nine Flannel.'  I     A fine yacht lay at anchor awaiting  a. favorable breeze for her mission of  I pleasure. The crew idled about the  dock, and a happy group of guests was  aft conversing pleasantly. In the group  was it handsome mother. Her romping  boy of live years bioke frem her hand,  clambered to the rail, rolled over it  nnd was whirled down the tide. The  mother's shrieks roused a dozing, lounging sailor, who at once comprehended  the situation and plunged after tho  child. Others promptly manned a boat  and soon overhauled the s,|j|0r. who  was now swimming with the little fellow in his grasp.  As soon :is thoy loiurned to the  yacht's deck llio mother, with .streaming eyes, threw her arms around tho  neck of the dripping rescuer and fervently exclaimed. "Oh, oh, sir. how,  how can I over repay you? Name your  own reward for giving bnck my" son  and saving me fiom it biokou heart!"  Then she pressed a "half scoio of  kisses on tho tnr's weather bronzed  checks.  "Lady," answered ho as she released  him, "lot tho youngster go overboil id  again!"  ������t,..v i.i i-ruHL-r.v  LeiiveM  iin.l  T---T..,.  To piesorve leaves and other p.u of  plants properly tliry should be pla 'I  between sheets of blotting paper, a.  the papers should be changed once i  day for two or three days. 'J'lipy  should be dried ns rapidly as possible  by passing a. warm llatlron over the  paper each time the change Is made.  Tbey should be kept under-moderate  pressure at first, and to insure even  pressing It will be well to place a stiff  piece I of'cardboard or strawboard at  ,' .  intervals between  the sheets.    When ,  but listen. That was two years ago, and ' the drying appears to be well advanced,  I've paid your old 'company 220 good ' thc pressure on the specimens may bp  dnljiiru   and  T'vo  tioui."  luutu  !���������.  bettor i inciW*.-^.  -J THE KOOTENAV MAIL  ���������     PUUL1SIIKD  SATURDAY.  ���������AT���������  , KEVELSTOKE; B.C..  Subscription   Price,   $2.00   Por ,Annum  AUVKItyiSING    iHATKS     on     application  Chlfiigcrtdn hlaiiflitiK advertisement.) must  bo" in by D'n. in. Thursday of each week lo  hocurc Rood display.   SluniliiiK advertising  mailer will bcohuiiKCil twice anion! li ivith-  '"out  extra   cliinge      l'*oi- inoio frequent  alterations I lie limu occupied  in inakiiiL'  Bitine v\ ill Iiu churned nt, usual nilvh. Custiai  iiilvc-rlihlnn will bu icceived up to 1(1 n. m.  on Stitiiiiliiys.  JOH IMMNTIN'G proiiiptlyoxeeuteilnt rcason-  i     able rales,   , . ' ,  'I'KHMSJ���������(-'ash.   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Otn- Knuli'-li olllces aie .itIIO fleet street, London. E. C. whole .Messi-s. 10. & .1. Haul) &.Co.  will receive Im us XiiBli'h new.s-, .subscriptions  and iitlvciti-emcntH iinil where .. lilt-is, kept of  this paper for tlie use (lice ol* clinrirc) of any ot  our i-c-fiflci-.s visiting  Loiiflon and dosiious of-  ' nceinif Hie Inlcst issue possible ot lus or nor  ��������� locul pn per. " f  Says the Kainloops Sentinel:���������  The unrelenting hostility of the C.  P. 11. to the Liberal party is never  more manifest than in its handling  of the news' service. ' Anything at  all calculated to advance the interests of the Conservative party'or to  bring obloquy upon the, Liberal  party is telegraphed from end to  end of the Dominion over thc C. V.  R. wire's, as part of the,Associated  Press news, service" The Associated Press, ,of course, have no know-  ledge'of this, but the C.'P. li? ofli-  ciiils, who manipulate the news  service' supplied Canadian newspapers, take advantage of thc situation to circulate every scrap of information favorable to the other.  disputed contract complains of  looseness and carelessness in conducting the work, of discrepancy  between the plans and _ specifications, of repeated changes on the  part of the architect, and of the  chaotic condition as a result.    The  I , - 4  arbitrators claim no less than five  people had power to make changes,  that there was no proper check on  claims; and that'the architect had  power to purchase,.-supplies, >while  from thc evidence it' would appear  that all supplies ordered for Government house were not really .used  in the building.   ' K  '    '  GAME PROTECTION.  Iji   & J. HARDY,& CO..,  li IIUMB'AXD COLONIAL y  " ' ADVJCKTIiilNG. I'I'ESS AND    '  AUTiroifS AGKNTS ANI>  ,   ,        NEW SI'AW'.* 11 COltlll'MPONDENTS,  SO l-'lcel- Street.        >���������        London, England.  CA.VAUIAN' llUSINESS A SPECIALTY: ,  HARVEY, McOARTER  AND PINK11AM,  ftARltlSTEKS, SOLICITOUS, ETC.  Offices:   Molsons   Bank:   Block, ������������������K'-vkl-  stoke, B. C. -"**  Stoney to loan. -  -  Oftlcco: lievelstoke, B.C.; Fort Steele, B. C.  Gko. S. McQahtek,  ���������  A. M. Pixkium.  , Hevelhtokc, B. C.  A. Hakvi:y,  Fort Steele, B. C.  JOHN   MANNING   SCOTT, . B. A.,*:  ' ' 1j- l- n-   ... '      ,    '  B A11 It I ST i" It,   ybl.TClTOK," ETC.  Fiist'Slr'eet. Revelstoke, B.C.  E1  iDWARDcA.-HAGGEN, *\    ,     ���������>  Mining Engineer, '    .  ", '  (Mem. American Institute Mining Engineer?)  (Mem. Canadian Mining Institute.)  Revelstoke, B. C. '  Examination of and ieports on Mineial Pio-  perties a Specially.  EPF.RRY LEAKE.  Mining Engineer and Metallurgist.  SI'P.CIALTIUS: '  K\aininatioii-  mid UepoiLs on  Mining- Prop-  cities..  Spccilication.nnd Construction of Mining Ma-  cliinorj.  'Test.- made of Oies nntl Concentration forCliIor-  me pud Ci.uuik- Ttcatmciil.  Hydraulic l'l.intj.  Bedford JIcNcil Code.  1  ON SALE  By Lewis Bros.  The government should take  steps to afford more effective protection for game, especially as rc-  gards the wholesale .destruction by  Indians, y At the national park the  Dominion t government, ,goes; to  a^great expense in protecting game  but hordes of Indians prowl round  the Ijouiidarief-, especially in the  fall, killing.every living thing in  reach. The, mountains of British  Columbia and their big game,form  one of the best assets of the country bj- providing the ,world's playground, and holiday resorts which  outstrip those of Switzerland; and  attractions of the' mountains,* including'the big game,-should be  -preserved to the fullest reasonable  extent. ' " ��������� ���������  ���������    ���������  '.' ���������    HIGH TARIFF POLICY.',,  High tariff in the United 'States  is leading-to serious'results. The  statistics for" the year show a  serious decline in .the industrial  conditions of'our neighbour to the.  south. American imports show an  incrcasejiduring the; past 'year of  ISS.OOljO-lo, and exports a decline  "of IIO-IjGTSjO^o. "Our conservative  friends don't require to go far for  an unanswerable argument'against  their high tariff policy. It is spelling national ruin in the south.  No thinking man wants to see a  return to the state of things ' that  exist in Canada under the former  regime as compared vvitlrthe years  of unbiokcn prosperity that have  attended the administration of the  liberal ��������� party under i-"ir Wilfred  Laurier.  '  A PUBLIC GRIEVANCE. <���������'  The ' Shuawap -. and,, Okanagan  Railway is one of the busiest branch  lines on the C. P. 11.  but  the  present service is  wholly inadequate  to the .requirements of the 'district.  The  Okanagan    Valley is  forging  rapidly   ahead.     Enderby,    Arm-  strong/ind  Vernon,   Kelowna'and  other points all,'show  evidences of  steady and substantial growth,'and  much public inconvenience  results  from   the fact that the trains run  each way only three times  a' week  instead of ,daily jts   should be the  case.    'This appears to1 us a matter  which should exercise the attention  of the Railwav Commission.     The  road.between   Sicamous,' and Ver?  non was not built under,Dominion  charter  and, this 'might interfere  with the scope,of   the   commission  but   the ,railway -draws   a   large  revenue , from , the Postal Depart-'  nient and that Department  has  a  right to see that the railway com-  ���������panyJljy-ovUle Uhe  public-with an  adequate servliit,-. y-This is'not by  any moans'1 provided loy the present  triweekly service,'and if there is a  district-in,the province thc magnitude, of whose population  and 'industries wairants *a   daily, service  the   Okanagan'Valley, is that  district.  " ������������������-".''.'���������  . James Ludgiite left on* Monday for  the east on a visit to his family. ��������������� i  The Big Bond Lumber Company  have their planing mills nearly' completed and have begun the erection of  thedrv kiln.     _   ' ���������       '.      , .   , ;  HALCYON  LONG LAKE DAM.  h i- not thosi<rn or yet the :ul-  vertieeinenr that sells the property, but the in an behind them  Loth, .uul nnIe-= he know? hi-  bu-iiirs.- both the --ign and thc  ad. mm- be iisele-.-.  Our oxneneneo in th" real es-tate  bu-inesr enable* "~ to'injike  ([iiick .mil prolitable -.iic- for  yuii. und it will be to your interest tf> don.-iilt u-. We can  kivo vou inonev-.  Wlicn you bavo prnpe-rty to -ell.  ri-iit. eveh.iiijic or buy. put it in  our hawl-. Wo are ,-ole .iirent-  im- the cli'iic-f.-t i-oi-i'lenti.il  pinpertv in tin-city���������the .Smelter tow n-ite-  LEWIS BROS.  Financial, Real Estate. Insurance Agents  RRYKLSTOKH,   B. C.  XLbc "ftootena^e ilDail  A MINISTERIAL   ,  ..   PREVARICATOR.  Hon. R. Green i?" getting a's  bad  a- the rest of the McBride prevan-  cators.     In' reply to a question' by  J. Murphy M. P. P.. as t6\the  cost  and object,, of  Long Lake dam, he  told a concocted story in the hou?e  the other day. alleging the dam   to  have been built on the   recommendation  of   Price   Ellison  M. P. P.,  for   the   protection   of  tlie city of  ,Vernon, when Mr. Elliron  himself  admitted at Lum by during the last  campaign he had the dam built  at  the public expense for the  benefit  of his own big ranch,  and   assured  the  elector.-   there  that if any of  them wanted a similar job done he  would be glad to take  it in   hand  for them.      Minister  Green might  take a trip   to   Vernon   and   learn'  the   facts   for   himself   instead of  attempting   in     hi.-     place   as   a  minister of the crown to  hoodwink  hi? fellow members and the public.  Minister Green Tells a Cock and  ������'      Bull Story. *  Mr. Murphy -asked the Hon. the  Chief Commissioner o������ Lands and  Works the following questions :  1. What amount ot'money, if any,  was expended by the government during the p.ist year in the construction  of a dam across the outlet of Long  Lake, situate about lour miles from  the city of Vernon '?  2. What was the object ol" such expenditure, and on whoso lecominenda-  tion was it made ? A .  3. Has the government been noti-  fied'of damage having been caused by  said dam to property bordering on  said Long Luke, and if so, is it the intention of the government to compensate the parties'whose land has been  damaged ?  ���������1.    Li not. why not'?  * The Chief Commissioner replied .-  j     "1.   $1,005.52.  i "2. To prevent damage to the city  of Vernon. On Air. Price Ellison's recommendation.  "3.    Yes, if the claims are found to  be just.  '- 4.    Answered bv So. ?,."  Hot Springs Annual Winter  Ball.  i t-  , From Our Owu Corrohpoiifltitit.    i,    >,  The annual winter 'ball ''of the Halcyon Hot Springs was held on Friday  last. Everything, conduced . to its  success.  '   It   was an ideal moonlight  'I -       v. . ,        -       "  night. The'rooms were tastefully  decorated with fragrant cedar branches  'and the beautiful tinted Oregon grape.  The music.*'whs lively and inspiring  inducing even. laggards to rise m.d'  ;'foob it." Thc lloor was good and thc  M. C's and cullers off were well 'versed  in their- duties.',, Encomium wore  passed by the gentlemen on' tho good  dimqing of their partners.,. The,dancing, was kept up with unflagging zeal  from 0.30 to'-l.SO'a.'ni. except for the  interval for -supper which was an-  nouneed;"ut-. midnight... About  forty  couples sat down  to   the   first,   table.  ,      ���������        ,       ' " *   'i   -it.  The supper room ''was  also  tastefully  decoratedvvith evergreens.. The management.was much complimented   on  ��������� -     '    -        ,     '* ���������  , i.'        -    ���������  the'cxcellent supper purveyed'" and on  the 'delicacies 'provided, the salads  being specially praised," ns also the  celery and radishes.    ' l'  No fewer than live steamers arrived  at Halcyon each bringing its quota of  guests. Those from Camboine braved  seventeen hours of travel and discomfort to be present. Arrowhead.  Salmon "Ann, 1'hocnix,'ijundon, Na-  ���������klisp and St. Leon rall contributed  their contingents. , A" large number  stayed oyer until the Monday and the  company 7wus further increased and  enlivened by thc addition of the ltoss-  land curleiswho weie disappointed at  not bcing'able to be present at the  ball, nevertheless resolved 'to spend  the week end nt Halcyon and,enjoy  the beiieilc'iiil elTectS'Of the baths altei  their exertions.   "' - .,    '  "Mr.'.L \V.;, Taylor vvas a"* ' most  amiable and'efliciont M. "C. ''The  music vvas supplied by Air.' Richmond  aiid Mr._Mel)qugald of Burton City/  IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA.  I---    t'lipitnl AiiUiori/cd, SI.IXXMKXI.   Capital rind Up, $3(Km.lKIO.   Hust.������,|K0,1KKJ.  *  _ " '"     frllcad Ollice, To*io>.*to/ Ontakio.        '     ." *  '   Hi-niiclios in the Northwest Territories, Manitoba, Ontario initf Qnrbec-.'  Anil  the following points in   British   Columbia:    (Jriinbrook-,'Ferguson, floluen,  Nelson, Hcvelstoko, Trout Luko,' Viincoiiver^tind Victoria.  T. H. Miiintl-ri', President.    ,     D. R. Wn.Kii:, Vicu-Pro-iflriil ninl General Manager.'  K. Hay, Assistant Guiioral Manager.    W. Moffat, (JhioPInsixsator.        ,  Revelstoke Branch, B. C.���������A General Banking Business Transacted ���������  Savings Department���������Deposits Hucuivetl antl Iuturost Allowed.  '      ,   Drafts sold available in till purls of Canada, United Slate's nnd JCu'rope'  Special attention (,'ivim lo collodions. ,        A. K. I'un-i'i, Miiiiiikuc,  Air,-. IL- I'.f-All-iiis-oiitcrfainc'd oil  Tluir.-day alternoon. Amongst* those  present vvoie,,Miih>. Bolton,' II." A.  nrown. JJuclc. Clark, Elindt, Huggon,  JIolten,_ Kcn'nody, (Jllocillevvaot) W.  'AI.-Lawi-cnoo", F. IL Lewis, AlcCarler,  Scott, 0." & .1. Sutherland, Temple, and  Aldllos. Brown, and Spurling. A jileii-  -iint variety was introduced by playing  '���������Alotinee euchre " jnstcad of the usual  progiessive giiinc_. Alatinoo euchie is  now much in vogue in the east. Airs.  Lewis and Mrs. Kennedy cut for lii-^t  place at one table, the latter being the  lucky' one. while Airs. Bolton took  lirst prize at the other table.'  ARROWHEAD  NOTICE.  MOTICK is hereby given that thirh days, after  x.' (Into I intend lo apply to tho ('lnur Cotnmis-  Moner of Lands and 'Works for a special license  to cut, and carrj away timber from lho follow ing  described lands situated in West Kootenay :  No. 1  Commencing nt n post planted ou tho oast  bank- of I'liigston Urcok, about 11 intlos up  from its month, and marked "Jno. McK.igue's  -outh-west corner post", thence ctist 10 chains,  thence north UK) chains, thonee west It) chains,  thence -outh 100 chains to point of commencement . , .  No. 2  Commencing at a post planted on the east  bank- or PmiMou Creek, about 14 miles up  from it-mouth, tlienco west 10 cliains, thence  north ItW) chains, thonco east 10 chains, tlienco  -outh HX) chains to point of commencement.  JNO. McKAOUK.  Dated the 2lt!i day of December, 1MB.  SATURDAY, KEHRUAKY R, l'J04.  Premier McBride believes in making laws and then breaking them.  He recently tried to whitewash  McDonald, member for Lillocet,  for breaking the laws specially designed to provide against corruption of parliament, and now he has  another whitewashing bill to  cleanse Mayor Barnard of Victoria  A PUP.LIC SCANDAL.  We   have   contended   all along  that Mr.   Gamble,  who  is  at, the  head   of   the   works 'branch of the  lands   and   works  department  at  Victoria, might well hc superseded  in the public interest, and we have  instanced   the   grave   mistakes he  made   in   connection   with  the Big  Bend road here and the   protection  of Trout Lake  City.     But Gamble  still rules, with the result that   the  administration of the  department  becomes more discreditable as time  goes on.      Tho  report  of tho arbitrators  in   the  government house  From otirfmn ( orm-pondf-nt  Mr. and Arr?. Donovan, returned to  Arrowhead on Sunday after a very  enjojable holiday trip.  A blazing cliinmey at the .\rrow-  bead Hotel on Thursday morning  caused a little excitement at So. 2  tire hull. ft is not correct that thc  hook and ladder company refused to  turn out.  <&>  Synopsis of Regulations for Disposal of  Minerals on Dominion Lands In Manitoba, tho Northwest Territories and  tho Yukon Torrltory.  Coal.���������Coal lands may be purchased at  110 per aero for soft coul and J20 for anthracite. Not moro than 320 acres can  be acquired by ono Individual or company, ft/jyalty at tho rate of ten cents  per ton or 2,000 pounds shall be collected  on tho KTOsa output.  Quartz.���������Persons of eighteen years and  over nnd joint stock companies holding  free miner's certificates may obtain entry  for a mlnlnif location.  A fri-e minor's certificate Is granted for  ono or moro years, not exceeding five, upon p.iyrm<nt In advance of *7.G0 per an-  "''"' tor an Individual, and from YA to  fim per annum for a company, according  to capital.  A free miner having discovered mineral  In place, may locate a claim 1500x1600 feet  by marking out the same with two legal  posts, bearing location notices, one at  each end on tho lino of the lode or vein. I  lho claim shnll b0 recorded within fifteen dayi If located within ten miles of a  mining1 recorder's office, ono additional  any allowed for every additional ten  mllei or fraction. The feo for recording  a clnlm is U.  At least |i00 must be expended on the  claim each year or paid to the mining re-  j' Permission may bo grunted by the Minister of the Interior to locale claims  containing lion and mica, also copper, lu  the Yukon Territory, of uu urea nol exceeding-. 1G0 acres. .  ' The patent for a' mining location shall  provide for the payment of royalty on the  sales not exceeding five per cent.  Placer Mining, Manitoba and the N.W.  T., excepting the Yukon Territory.���������  Placer mining claims generally are 100  feet square; entry foe, 'J5, renewable  yearly. On ' the North Saskatchewan  River claims for cither,bar or bench, the  former being 100"feet long and extending  between high and low water mark. The  latter Includes bar diggings, but extends  back to the base of the hill or-b.ink, but,  not exceeding 1,000 feet. > Where steam'  power is used, claims 200 ^eet'-vvlde may  be obtained.       . ���������'     '"  Dredging; in the rivers of Manitoba  and lhe N. W. T., excepting the -Yukon  Territory.���������A free miner'may obtain only  two leases'of live miles'each for a term  of twenty ycais, renewable In the'disci-o-  tlon of  the Minister of  the Interior. , >  The lessee's right is conllnod to1 the sub-  'merged beds or bars of the-river .below  low,water mailc, and subject to the lights  of all persons who have, or who may receive entries "for'bar diggings or bench  claims, except on the Saskatchewan  River, .where the lessee may dredge to  high water mailc on each alternate lease-"  hold.        *      ��������� '        ���������,    -        ,    .       "   .  The lessee shall have a'dredge in operation within one 'season from the date of  the lease tor. eaclKflve miles, but where  .a poison 'or company has obtained more  "than1 one lease one dredge for each fifteen ~ miles or fraction t is ' sulllcient.  Rental, $10 per annum for'each mile'ot  river leased. Royalty at the rate of two  and a half'per .cent collected on the output arier it exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory.���������Six  leases of live miles each may be gi anted  to a free miner for a term of twenty  years, also renewable, ~ "      ���������  The lessee's right is -confined to the  submerged bod or bars in the river below low water mark, that boundary to  bo fixed by its position on. the"lst day of  August in the year of tho dale of lho  lease.      - ''-','  Tbe lessee shall have one diedgo in operation''within Ivvo,years fiom the dale  of the lease, and one dredge for each  five miles within, six.yetus fiom such  date.. Rental, $100 'per mile for the lirsl  ycai, and $10 per mile for each subse-  quenl year. Royalty, same as placer mining. ' ->        r  Placer Mining In the Yukon Territory.  ���������Creek, nvcr ,gulch and lull claims shall  not.exceed 250 leet In length, iucasuicd  on the base lino oi genci.il dlicclion ot  tbe creek or gulch, the width being fiom  1,000 to"2,000 feet. All,othei placer claims  shall be 200 leet stiuaie."  ��������� Claims aro marked by two legal posts,  one at each end, beating notices. .Entry  must be obtained within ten days.'if the  claim is within ten miles of J mining 10-  corder's oflice.. One extia.,d.iy allowed  for each additional ten miles or fraction.  ' The person or company staking a .claim  must hold a free miner's certificate. *  The discoveier of a now mine is entitled  'to acclaim of 1.000 leet in length, and.it  the party consists ol two, 1,5U0 luetoal together, on the output of which no royalty  shall be charged, the lest ol the parly  ordinary claims only.  .Entry lee, ������1U. Royalty at the uile ol  two and one-half per cent on tho value  of tho gold shipped fiom the Yukon Ter-  ntory to be paid  to  the Compliollei.  No tree miner shall receive a grant ot  more than one mining claim on each sep-  eiale river, creek or gulch, but the same  miner may'hold any number ol' claims  by purchase, and nee Illinois may woik  their claims in pailuershlp by lillng  notice and paying lee ot ������J. a claim ma>  bo abandoned, and another obtained on  the same creek, gulcli or river, by giving  notice  and  paying- a  tee.  Work must bo done on a claim each  year to the value of at least $^U0. P  A certificate that work has boon done  must be obtained each ycai; it not, the  claim shall be deemed to be abandoned,  and open to occupation and entry by a  liee miner.  Tho boundaries of a claim may bo defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing nonces in the Yukon  Oliicial Gazette. ,   ���������  Hydraulic Mining, ..Yukon Territory.���������  Locations suitable lor hydraulic'mining,  having a IroiHage of noin one to live  miles, and a depth ol one mile or moro,  may be leased lor tvvenly years, piovided  the giou.id, lias been prospected by the  applicant or Ins agent; is louitd to be unsuitable lor plaeui milling; and does not  include vvitlun its boundaries any mining  claims alieady gianied. A rental ot ������lou  tor each mile ol li outage, and loyally at-  the lale ot two and one-iialt per'ceiit on  the value ot the gold sluppeu iiom tliu  Teiritory are charged. Operations must  be commenced wiiinii one year lroin the  dato of the lease, and not less than $3,uuu  must be expended annually. The lease  excludes all base metals, quartz and coal,  and provides lor the withdrawal ot unop-  erated land lor agilcultural or building  pui poses.  1'etioleum. ���������All unappropriated Dominion .Lands in Manitoba, the North-west  Territories and within the Yukon Territory aie open to prospecting tor petioleum, and tho minister may reserve for  an individual or company having machinery on the land to be prospected,  an aiea of WO acres. Should the prospector discover oil in paying quantities,  and satisfactorily establish such discovery, an aiea not exceeding uiu acies, including the oil well and such other land  as may be determined, will be sold to  the discoverer at the rate of $1.00 an  acie, subject to royalty at such rate as  may be specified by order-in-council.  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  Sept., 1903.  JAAIES A. SMART  Deputy of the Minister of tho Interior.  N.OTIOE.,  VrOTICE it hereby given that, .'KI dny.s arttir  J_>    flute, I intend  tu apply  to tin. llnu. tho  Chief Uiiniiu.ssioiiur of Lands anil Works for n  .special lieoitso'to cut unci carry away linibui '  from the following described hinds, via.:    -     I  No. I���������Ctiiiiineiicing al a post planted un tin'  right hank of Ihu ('nliuuhiti Ilivor, ���������iliout half ������  inilu iiliotil'Surprise Itnpids, and marked "II  Ullis's nonIt.w-Usl corner post," thonco south ���������!<  chains, Llionco east HKI chains, thence north I'  cliiiins, Ihouce west UK) chains to |H>inl of com  .ini'iicfiinent. ������������������ ,  No. 2���������Coinniuiiuiiig tit a ' |x>st planted 4  chit ins oast of II Hllis's uortli-wesl corner post  nntl marked "11. Kllis's .south-east corner post,1  thence north SI) chains, llicuco wtist bOcfitiiiii  tlienco south Ml chains, thence ea-t "SO cliains t>  place of cotuiiiuucomoul.   ' 1  '   'November 18th, I'.KW. II. ELLIS.!   '  V*    -NOT,ICE. ������������������- f,\  NOTrOK is lierohy given  lhal, iltl tlttys ufte     ������  tlalc'I intend tt.'apply to .tlm Honornbl   '  the Chief Commissioner of La nils antl Woik   ,  for a special license locul antl carry tiwav tin  ber Ironi tho following described lauds:    ', .    i'  - No. 1���������Commencing ill a post planted on Port  age Tittil   ovei   Surprise   Kapifls, nlmiil urn  fourth in lie from the sunt hcntl of itjiindmiirku  ���������vAiliim   HtillViifirth-wost i-oincr post," theuc    >  south 40 chains, thence east   11(1 cliiiins (lii'iic   '  ninth 10 chains, thence west lliti chains In phtc  of commencement. r       J .  No. 2���������Commencing at a'posl planted on til ' .  loll bank- ol.lhe Columbia 1'ivor, beside .latin  Gilinour.s north-east coiner post, about (e  miles below Surprise Rapids, and inarkc  "Adam Hull's st.uUi-east comer post.'' tlteiic  west 80 cliains, thence north Sllchiiiiis.'llitjiic  east 80 chains, thonco smith 8(1 chains to phic  ol commencement. , ,    *' t  November 18, lOOil.- ..      ATJAM  HALL.,  NOTICE.  t, i  "VTOT1CI" is lioruhy given that alter .'������) day-    ',  ������>     intenil loapply In the Honorable theChit.,  I'ontmissionorof Lauds and Woi ks lor a speci,!  license lo cut and carry away  tut.hor ln.srrlh.  following tle-crthf.fi lauds, viz : i  Nn. j���������('i.iniiioiiciiig a I, a i������.st (.luntitl abdu. i  12 chains oust fiom head ol Surpn-i) Itnpids,o> ''  Columbia l$i\or, inarkotl ".las. ICIlts's mutli- '  wo-t corner jm*!," llionco i-a������t ill cliaius, lliuiu-t ������  soulh Sti chttm.s. thence vmj^I bo chains,' llmucs-  noi th Nl chain- to place ol couimeucomcnl. .,  4Noiembei IS. UKlil. v -JAS. I'LLIS. ���������  NOTICE. *  "VT OTIC 13 is- hereby given  (hat, il() daysariet"  _L>    dale, i intend lo nppb  to the Honorable- i  (ho Clnel (-ommtssionei'or Laud and Works for '  a special license to cut "nntl cany away tn.iber-  froin lhe following described land-,,viz.:  No. I���������Cuiiiiiiciicinn-.it a  po-t .planted about,-,  lOehaius viost of Oliwa   Robinson's uortli-t-asU  comer post  on Cnnoe  River, aboitl  ���������!*/, niile^.   jL  11inn where il oniplies into lhc Columbia" River.. '  ami marked ".las   Hiixtou's Miiilli-vvust  cornur  posl," thence east SO chains,  llionco north  .SO'i"  chains, Ihijnuu west SI) chains, I hence south SO  chains to point or commencement.'  No 2���������Commencing at a po&l plauletl on lhc ���������  we-l bank ol (he Columbia Itiiei.al tho mouth  of iMaloiiey Creek, tiiiil matkeil "Ja's. Ruxtt.n's  noith-ea.sl cornet post," thonco wosl III chains,  thence soul It Kill chains, tliouce east It) cliains,  thence north 11,0chain- lo place nt commence-- -  incut.  November 1S, IHUV ,     JAS. KUXTON".  NOTICE.  VfOTrCI* is hereby giw>n  thal.iW days utter -  L>    flute, 1 intend  It) apply to tho Ilonoiable ���������  Iho Chief Commissioner of Lands ami Works  lor ii .special license to cut anil carry .-nv.lv titti-  liei front the billowing described lauds, vi/..:  No. 1���������Commencing nl ii pus) planted on the,-,  left bank of (ho Columbia River, about 12 intlo-  below Surprise Ra pills, antl ma iked "ti. A.  ���������Ionian's sotith-e.isf corner post,'" thonco Mind.  II) chains, thonco oast lliti chains, thence north  10 chains, I hence west 1(1(1 chain-.  No 2���������Commencing al a post plant ed on tho  left bank of the ('olnmbia Kivcr, about 12 inilr���������  below Sin prise Rapitls, and in.iil.cfl "G A. Jordan, s south-east corner post," thence north IO ^  chains, (hence we-l Kill chains, Ihenco south IU ���������  chains, I hence east Hill chains lo place ol commencement. > (  Nm ember IS,  I'.KW.  C. A. JORDAN.  NOTICE.  ^fOlICK is hereby given that thirty duvf=  1.1 afterdate] iutentl to apply lo lhc Chief  Commissioner of Lands und Works lor n special  license lo cut and carry away timber from iho-  lollowing described lanili, vi/.: ,  Commencing at'ii po-t marked '.'.v.. Gcnolle's  south-west corner post." at the foot of Upper  Ai-iow Lake on the east side running cast SO  chains, tlienco north 80 cliains. thence vmni i>0  chains more or loss lo lake .shore, then in a.  .southerly direct inn 8(1 chains nioie or less, following the bank or the Ct' ' '  of commencement.  A. GKNKLI.K.  Nakusp, 1!. li.. December 101 h, I!)(i:i.  jolumbiii i-iicr lo point  J.   SAMSON  Painter, Papephanger, Signwritep  KALSOMINING   DONE.  Orders receive prompt attention.  Second street,       -   ,  IlEVJSLSTOKE .  ROYAL CROWN. SOAP  The Best in the World  Mail u*i 15 Royal Crown Soap  Wrappers, and in return w<:  will mail a beautiful Picture  size 16x20 ; or for 25 Writppcrn  your choice of over KXlhookft.  Drop un a post card itMlciri';  for a catalogue of premium.-!  to hc had FUEK for Koyal  Grown Soap Wrappers.  Address  TL.  D^v.,������l C r cordor In lion thoraoir. When'isoo'has'boen  Ine  KOyal bOaO  CO.,    ������"tPOnde<I or paid,-th* locator may, upon  ,. ���������,   ., ....     havl0K a mirvcy made, a^id upon comply: i        . ....  ������������������ - o  VailCOUVer, b. U Limited.   I,1- ,w,t.h   othor  requirements,   purcha������������   "PP'y to  Hotel  Oriterion,  Ciimborne-  ,,.;, I the land at *1.00 an acre. IB. (J."  lhe Master McchimicH Pure Tar Soap heals  and softciih lhe Hkin. while promptly cleansing  tl.of greiiko, oil.riiHl, etc. Invaluable for me-  cliniilcB, farmci-H, sportsmen. Free sample on  receipt of 2c. for postage. Albert Toilet Soap  Co., iiittniifaclurei-H, Montreal.  J. Guy Barber  JEWELRY  DIAMONDS  WATCHES  MHIMm  Standard reewdy lor Gleei,  Gonorrhoea and Running*  fuinv 1  IN 48 HOURS.   Cures Kid- InULH J  nor and Bladder Troubles.  For Sale or Rent.  FIRST-CLASS HOTEL in Oainiioriie,  B.C.   The laiRi-st and only fitst,  i-liiss .house in town.   For particulars  and a  complete line  of the  GENUINE  "1847  Rogers Bros.'*  Knives, Porks,  Spoons, etc.  Ey������ cnrefully examined md  properly fitted to the beat grade  of glasses. *~~* THE KOOTENAY MATF.  THE BONSPIEL  IConMnucd from IIirc One.  -  Third Dr.iw             ,  Score.  1 IfrOTvn vs  Upper. ...'....*  ��������� t. ���������  11.11.    (i  Brock vs.  U.ie.....'.   10 lo    (i  "McNeil vs.   J.eitch (  10 i../i)  ���������-Walley vi  .  Crnv foid....  '13 lo K'  i  Fourth Draw.  ���������Scoro  Brock vs.  Jirou-n   11.     ' 0  ,'*Wal)ey v.-.  . McNeil   I.Vm it.  ���������  Final Draw     '  Score  i  .   It rock ,.  OI.1VKK.  IL lo   5  *                         v,   '  First Draw.  Score.  Vam lily n  \s. MoLiicliliui.'.  15 to    7.  ���������McNeil vs  . McHiic :.  I4lii 12  Smith vs.  Ktnciiid .!   12 to   7  IVIcZHy nu  v>. Ktio   15 in' '.'  <jrimitictl  vs. Hrovv n   10 to   .'���������  "S. L. Cra'Ufnrd w-<. Hull...  >  i:i iii io  'UpiUT,  Kox, Diiiiiiiid,  I'  'ett.\  -, Dunn.  I'inkli-im,  l.l'ildl. (l'lMH'lli.\)'C  i.i v. fold,  JRiwk anil aU'Cniti'i* lnid 1  ye-.  a  Roofrlitiid vs. Trout Lake!  Phoenix vs Nelson-'.!���������  j  ' Third Dniw  t  S.milon V1-. Golden   ..  Rossland vs. Phoenix ....  ' Fin.il'Dr.tw    "    *,  S iiiliui v-. KuMsliiiid   11 to   9  11 "to ,.,9  Scoro. J  11 to 10  14 to   5  Scoro.  9, to   2  TlitDKI.rT DlhTllKiT TKOl'HY. '  f   , 4  Gieen wood���������l'*:ijconer,r!ooksori, Mc-  Myiin   Frith, .skip.  Golden���������Hour,      Hitcklium',     Tom,  U'llocl., skip i ,      ���������*'  Tif.ut I.ukt���������Elliott, Benson, rLnu  <lcr, Ci nn foul. skip.      ( ,  <��������� S.inilon���������Iftirpliy,   Mcliityrc,    Mc-  I aiii'lilin,,IIiil[. hkip. '  Ne'sini���������Wilson j Fo.-i, Wiilley, Tcm-  I>1> ii: skip   ,-      ,���������     '        *'        ,  ��������� 'I'lini'iiiv���������H.iek,   JMorrin, Crawford  \Ii'Xu'lii.l. ship-.  H s-luiul���������Ij)ijio'>t,  Guthrie,, Golf,  I'rettv, skip-. ��������� '      '  Aslifititi���������Smith,*'  Ward,   McCooh,'  I.eitch. skip. ��������� i .  First Draw ' Score.  Dunn vs. Kincaid     10 to   7  Rae vs. Tamblyn ,.. .,.'.    13'to   G  Pinkham vs. Crawford (Phoenix)  McR.ie vs. Upper ..'.....       10 to  Brown,vs. Leitch .   ...   > ...* 8 to   (i  Cavaiiiiugh, Dninnrd and   H.tll   had  byes. '',','        -        '       j  i,'  ,    "  Second Draw    ,       ^  Rue vs. Dunn .'.   ...'..   ...  McRae rs~,Piukli.im   CiivMnii'iigh vs llroiMi   Diiiinird vs. II.ill '.....'..   . .  ', _'      Third Druw   '       j(1 l  Rue vs. McRne     'A.  Ciiv-iiiiinijjli vs. Dainaid.'. .  , Fulfil Dr.iw ii  Rue vs. Cavaiiiiiigh (delimit)  Vico-Prttoiilent Kooli'ii.iv CurlniK A������i ciatfoii.  A��������� r  ,.               ,           5ocor.il  Dr.iw.      ,   ,  Me^'eil vs. T.mi'dvn   ���������- IS  Score ,  ..  12 to 10  Smitii vs. Uppei ." ���������"���������"���������  .. 13 to 10  1   Fos vs Diiinafd .'   .  13 t'o   9  Tiettv *s. Dunn '.' .- .  . 12 to 10  McM * n n -i s. G i i m i----et t.."..  . IMo 10  Tinkliiiin v-  Cr.nvfoitl  . .- .  11 to   7  Leitoli vs-  Cr.iv\ fiud.'."..-..  15 io, 5  -,   JJrock vs AltC.-nK".    ��������� ������������������ ���������"  ���������',  . 12 to./.  'Third Dr.iv.-.             c  Seme,  Smith vs. JU-Neil...   .(..p..  'd'1 Ul- '  J.'ietty vs,. Fo.\ . Ad;" . ��������� ���������   ���������  . 10 to   '  -'SfcSfvnii vs. r'nk'lmm ,   .  15 to, 1-'  ^itcli vs. BioeJc. ..   '  .  11 to  It. *  Fourth Draw.  Score  Smith vs Pieiiy.    '   22 to   1  McMynn **. I.eitch."   10 toi G  'Final Draw  ' Scon;  HIcMvim vs  Smith   13 to 11  ^ITIISON'** HAY CUT AMIIUCKI  i ins, i inc r  1ROIM1Y.  .  fn  these, two'events, the  link"- weie I  ,    Revelstoke���������Hume.   'Pinkham  Bio'iti. Jiiie. skip-. .        '      ";"",  The' di.nv    and .results     were " as  follows;        - -   ��������� ' '   -   ~j  First Br.iB,- w   "    (    Score.  Greenwood vs. Trout Lake'... 16 to- 5  -   I s .      ,.'  Golden,  Phoenix,  Sandon, Nelson,"  \shoiotr     Rossland.   and- Ecvelatoke  4 t '  .were byes." . , *     y ��������� <  '  '             Secottd^Dr.iw    ���������   '���������      ,     Scoro  Phoenix vs   Golden. .\ 11 to   8  4 ., I I  S.iiiduii vs Gieeuuood ...'... -4to' 2  Nelson.vs Ashci'6lt"((lefiiult)  Ki \������ UtoLo vs  Rossland 12 to   G  Third Draw        _ Scoro.  Phoen i,\-"va. ij.i'iidoii 15 to -"G  UevLls-tute vs Nelson . A'..... 12 to   9  Final Dr.iw Scoro.  Phoenix vs  Revelstoke  16 to   8  In the -    ���������   "  MAt'fNTO'-fi clp (All comers,)  the v i-itmy: 111'ks, having defeated the  composed of one unk from each cluh  Revelstoke   nnk   they   played   down  dining the hon.spiel, thc drawings and  nflilii'ted-ivitli the association and the  1 links r-riteied were as follows ��������� r  HliDSOX*.-. HAY Cl'l'.  ' Kossl.iiid���������MfH.inoy. Dunn. Dunlop  31 lf.Siiiith,hkip.  Golden���������Kin}-, s-iiiclaii*. Dainuid, .'.  jVltiH-k  icsiiltb heinc as tollovvs :     ^ ,  .'      ,      Fir-,t Ur.tw-" Scoro  Cr,iufoifl(Plioeni.\)vsUIIockYl3'to G  Smith vs. Hall .   .' "..   9 to 7  Cavun.iiigh v������. Frith       .   ... 22 to 2  Mc.N'eil \s  Fox- 15 to 8  ,T. A. LESLIE.  A I'fwmiieiit Ashcroft Curler.  C. S. McCARTKR, REVELSTOKF..  Member I'xocutivo Kimtcmiy Curlinir .Xs-ociation.  Trout Lafct���������Elliot, Benson, T.nu-  dlcr, A. Crawford, skip.  jfds^H ��������� Booth,    Longliiirst,    Fox,  IValley. skip.  Green wood���������Falconer,        Cookton,  Frith. McSIvnn, skip.  Kevelstoko���������Hume, Pinkham, Rue.  Brown, skip.  Sandon���������Murphy, Ititchie Giim-  ���������wett, Caviiiiinigh, skip.  Phoenix���������Slack, Morriu, McNichol.  -Crawfoid, skip.  Ashcroft���������Smith, Waid. McCoali,  Leitch, skip.  Kir-,1 Draw Score.  Sandon \������. Revelstoke 13 to   9  Golden, Greenwood, Ashcroft, Ross-  fcind, Trout Lake, Nelson and Phoenix  were byes.  Second Draw      .. Scorn.  Golden vs Greenwood (default)  ftmifoii vs. Ashcroft 11 to   8  Pre* ty v ���������  Lpitch 14 to   7  Crawford (T. L.) vs.Tamblyn . 14 to 10  D.iinurd vs. Grimmett 14 to 13  Dunr., bye   Second Draw Score.  Crawford vs. Smith 12 to   7  C.ivannugh vs. McNeil 15 to 11  Pictty vs. Crawford; 14 to   4  Piiimird vs. Dunn 11 to   9  Thinl Draw Score.  C.ivanaugh vs. Crawford 15 to 14  Pietty vs. "ainard 15 to   5  Finnl Druw Scoro.  Cava nn ugh vs. Pretty 10 to   8  In the  I'.  HL'KX'* TKOrttY.  Consolation, open to all links, not  winning a prize in the Grand Challenge, Oliver, or Walkerville comi>eti-  tions, the draws and rexults were as  follows :���������  FURNISHING HOMES  - IS OUR BUSINESS  and'Has'Been for Over 40 Years  Our new catalogue just  completed con-  ' tains' 1568   illustrations,   all- price'd,   and  n?ore information than could be gained in  a week's shopping.    Write" for a copy���������it  is free to you.       -'     , ��������� '  WEIL ER BROS.  ,    1*     VICTORIA, B. 0.;  E. B. EDDY'S  ,    -*"',. REV   C. A. PROCUNIER,  Chaplain Kootcmiy Curlini; As-ocintion.  It being impossible to bring oft' ^the  '     _ '     GHAND POINTS COMPETITION* '  event during the bonspiel, it was  decided by the executive that this  event should be played by-each rink  on the home ice. lesults to be sent in  to thesecretary by the 25tb February.  The following is a-list of the''  _  -   - (       .INDIVIDUAL PKIZI.S  in'the various "events":   *       " "   '-.  r. -MACINTOSH CUP. - '  1st  prize,  four.dressing   cnsesjare-  r   R   LEWIS, REVELSTOKE,  Secrctarj- Kootctiiij CurlniR Vsaociation,  sen ted by Canada Drug  &   Book   Co,  won by Cavaiiiiiigh, Sandon.  2nd pii/,e. four pipes piesented by  Horace Manning, won by Pretty,  Rossland.    o  Git iv 11 CII U.I.EVGE CUP.  1st prize, four tiophies piesented by  J. G. B.i 1 ber, won-hy Pictty, Rossland.  2nd, pii/e, four silk unib:ellus presented ' y Reid cc You in;, won by  McNeill. Cnls.iry.  C. M. FIELD, REVELSTOKE,  Assistant Secretary at Boiispifl.  OLIVER CUP.  1st. pri/.e, four gentlemen's hats presented by W. ,f. George, won by Mc-  Mynn, Greenwood.  2nd. prize, four pipes presented by  \V*. T. Oliver, won by H. H. Smith,  Rossland.  HUDSON'S BAY CUP.  1st. prize, four silk umbrellas, presented by Hudson's Bay Co., won by  Sandon rink.  Drd pri/e, four boxes of cig.ii->, presented by If.'X. Brown won by II. H.  Smith, Rossland.   ','i    "',  *���������  ������������������      I-UfKLTI-'DISlRICI' TKOPHV.    < ,     '  - 1st. piixe fom;tiophie-*, piesented by  Ogilvie.Jlilling'Co ; won by Pluenix  rink. .   , ) '*     ������,   ..'     e '  2nd. prize,  four  trophies ��������� presented  by W. 31. Lawrence,  won   by  Rcvels-  'toke link.      ���������  "' ,  3id. pii/c^fo'ur piiics piesented by R.  31. Smjilie, vvon by Frith ol Plutinix.  ,vv.vhKi;KViu,i:''r'OMVi.TioNy 'r   ."'  1st piizc four trophies piesented by  Hiram ".Yalkei-.'ifc' Son, won by Walley.       _    "*,'';       ���������   1    -   ' ���������  2n(l.'pii/.c, four tiophies piesented  by Walter Bevvs, won by G. Brock. -  R   W   GRIGOR, ROSSL VND,  Member Executive  Kootcua>~ Curling Aifcoci-  '-.-itiou  CONSOI. VI ION, P. DUltNS CUP.  lst.-pii/c, four gold medals jiicseu-  ted by P. Burns, vvon by Rue Revelstoke. .   .  2nd. pii/c, four military brush sets  piesented by P Burns, vvon hy Cavaiiiiiigh ,  GRIND POIN'IS COMPETITION.  Istpn/e, inothcis chair piesented  by R. Hovvson.  2nd piize, dicssing case presented  by Red Cross tfrug Store.  3id pii/.e, pair vases presented by E.  31. All 11111.  REVELSTOKE  OPERA  HOUSE  .lust  One Night ���������  Monday, February 15  ���������'You v\ill laugh until the tears nm  down your cheeks."���������New York  Journal.  ii  The Hilarious Su'Iiciency���������  WHAT HAPPENED  TO JONES"  Hy Geo. W, Ilroadhun.1.  Aulhor of "Why  Smith   Lclt Home," "The  Wrong Mr. WilKlit,"elc.  A London and New York Success  Intci prctctl by a company of metioppliUn  players, under the management of Mr. (,.  P.  Walker, of  tho Winnipeg ami allied  theatres.  Pricei, $1.00 and 75c.    Sale of seats  at Canada Diug iind Hook Co.  Wm. Fleming,  Wholesale and Itctail  Meat Merchant.  Fish   and   Game   in   Season.  First St., Revelstoke.  .     "KING EDWAKD"'1(KK1-..  '   /"HEADLIGHT," 500s.-   '  ,  "EAGLE." 100s and 2(X)/.'  "VICTORIA,"  "LITTLE COMET." '      ���������  FOR  SALE   EVERYWHERE.  ��������� f ,'  Are 'the, best that can ber bought. *  Don't experiment with other and inferior brands.  /$������ ���������  COMAPLIX��������� ^���������-^ $.  ',    * .'        ' ' .    -, "i. *<!&������  f$7  f$>  f$������  HOTEL   LARDEAU  Well Furnished - Good Table dfo  Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept in Stock. ^  ;    ,      Wv HAMILTON, Proprietor. ��������� %  ito  The Best House in Town.  rite"  'r$)  ������$������'  fsto  r^'(^(^,(^<^<^ff?f^^<^<^^^^^<f?^<^'ff?^  Newly built.  REVELSTOKE; B. C:  ABRAHAMSON   BROS,   PROPRIETORS.  First-class in every respect.      Ml modern'conveniences.  -Large Sample Rooms."  Rates $1.50 per Day ,  Special Weekly Rates.  Queen's Hotel,, Trout Lake, under  same  management.  ORIENTAL   HOTEL  i iu *  ably furnished with the choicest the market  affords.^ Best Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.  Rates $i a^day.     Monthly rate.  J".  .^LIBiEIRiT      STOHsnC,      PEOt  Just Remodelled and Refurnished with all Modern Conveniences.  QUEKIN'S HO I UL  Rooms in Suites with Baths and   Toilets attached, /towing Hot  and Cold Water, Inside Toilets ou each Jloor, Gas Lighted ana  1 Steam Heated Throughout. .  J. C. GREENE, Proprietor,       -    .   GOLDEN, B. C.  QUEENS HOTEL  COMAPLIX  ,     CHIEF YOUNG,      -       - Proprietor.  Best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Travellers to Fish Creek will find excellent  accommodation  at this Hotel.  Camborne Hotel  DAVE ORR, Proprietor.  The best Dollar a Day Houao ,     Best Bnitids of Win������'������, .Spirits  in the town.  mid Cifrius.  S & CO.  Wholesale and Retail  ..   .   .   Meat 'Merchants.  Head Office, Abattoir and Cold Storage:  -^^a^'Calga.ry, Alberta  , r TEE KOOTENAY MAIL.  11  LUMBER CO.  Splendid new Mill Being put in  i '' at E'Hlerby.        0������  Last   year   tile  Ok-an.igan    Lumhei  Co. purchased'from   S.  C.   Smith,  of  Veinon, lus   lumber mill ut Endeihy  and li'iiiia mi ilie Sj i.i 1111 :nc 111 on  livei  and Mahel  Like disliict. and  took  up  further  extensive   timber areas.    The  ,   deal vv.u o'ijjni il,lv ciriied'clii.iiigti hy  J. A.   r..ylor, loriiii-Hy   of  "Ai iu-.vIii-.kI,'  und who ha.s'di-po-ed oflhi- iiileiesls  in this company also, leaving the kcii-  'tleiTicii   now co i.i.o-'iiiir the compinv  v < '<  ji-  Inllows-  .\U-srs. ,11 iie.  iMol'iiriiiliik,  \Y. Irwin, W. K   Ben i tie, .uul   li   Bull  of Toi oi, 10 ,      y  'The Ioi nn i  pl.uil ia beii-.j: di-euided  ,   and a new double band   null   plant  in-  ;-tu I led,   (he   mill   building    hiia   been  coiieiile'iiihU   I'lil.ugcd,  h.ir.ilauiiic'  new  utlices built,,oud a load enn&ti uoled ii[i  the   cjpalliiinoheen   valley    to    M ihe!  lake ami oliiiaw,.pi-iviii-nheie thccoin-  iiuuy luive iheii liuioei,'liiuilh and me  cai rying'ou  logging o[ieiaiioiis.    The  , ������:ew ni'ill,i\iir nave a, enpneity (if 00,000  ,   leet. ol' liinihui    oei   d.iv    and will   be  ,  ready for woik an. ut the end of M.uch  'The   W.iieioua Cu.'uiu supplying the  l>liint.  elections the Uu���������land Mini'i --ay-:  ' "The C P K can tin n McP.iide out  of [lower ,inv ilav it likes.' Mi-.Ihi.le  knows'tliis nn !, i.tlHri thin iuc-i'i.- t+le  enmity of the C ''.It in in.i-.'emeiit.y'-  prep i red to Imak' oi- p'ldjre.to the  elector of Siniilkaiiiecu The que^ion  now ni i.-es, What is Mr. Sh.it fvi'ul', M.  P.    P.    for, SimilkaiiH'fii, going to   d..  nbiiiit it '      Will be    icinaiii 'Iovnl   to  i    ,  hi- (oiiaftueiirv oi will ho follow Mcej  I.riile'a example and ait the pirtof  ln.-ti.iycr V If Mi Hli.iifuid value.- hi*  political sculp he,will give heed in the  ciy of the 'long-sullei ing pioneer* of  hia diatrict iriil ' ni-i-t upon the immediate constriiciinn of, a, niiliviiy,  but'if he v\i.-lies'lo coiiiniit political  ���������suiciile he will go v\ iih Mcl'iide, who  will be otV, Ilie map wilhin lbe next  twelve montlia "  PRQlflNiJAL  LEGISLATURE.  G'vernment   Officials   Condemned.  I-.  J n the i.eb.ue on l lie-estimates , the  Ioi  You take no Chances.  ' All di uggi-is gu ii nil".' i'Vi-i y bolt I..  of (>1 ��������� iiiibei lam'- C m^li Hi'iindy and  will !������������������ fund I In- nn ni" v lo ,uiy oin- w ho  i- ii"l s ili-II. d ali"i usim; I wi.-i bnd-  IIi l li.- content-. Tin-i-III!- i..j-t i.-ui-  eil.v in lhe woi 1.1 Ioi b. giippi', i-nimh*,  e.il.l-, i'i imp anil w lumping .uiiiii anil  la pl.-asant anil aatt* to laki, li.pu-v-  flit- any tiMi'driiiy ol  a loiil'li.  ivm.II  III   pil.'IIIIIOIIl.l. .       ..  The -i-i-ati h of a pin may i-an-i- ih.-,  lo-a of ajlinh or i-v-hii ili-.iili nM.-n  blond poi-oiiiin{ ii���������nil- lii.iii'l Ic in"  jiuy. All (laurel .-1 Uu- m,n in- ..v.n-"  d.'il, hnwi'i'.'i', b\ pi iniiptIy ,i|i|nyinu  Oh.unhei Iain's I-*.1111r li-ilni.*? ii i- in.  antiai-plic anil uu ui.all.-ii, .is a i.iut n.  h.Miiiijj linnn-'iit Inr cm- h.-ui-cs .uul  bllins.    For tale Iiv  all Di uggi-t-.-.  in. ok' wiia  me pro-  .     .   .i  whom    J      A.  ci ii ili^i (I    in     unsparing  iinni'ialogl-l.  <-luel   I.ui.  v inci.i  M.iciJoii.i lil  language, nt tllbu ting 10 nla pi-a-lim-tli-  i--poila tbe nu-c.y liage "of (loanable  .deals in ihe mining , mdustiy of Ihi-  '���������irjvnico      11 ia akeptici.-m   leginling  l'upl'il uci k, \\ Iih li has p.oved ao  ti loll,    was    instanced    by    oi.hois  US ll  i_nod lea-on f ii hi? disini-a.il  Di'putj     nniiiaur  " nf   agiieultuie  Andeixt.u, was. also condemned   as   ail  luelliuiunt olhcin'l, who lid not, know  , liow in tieat liia ait bind i na lea decently.  '1 he sin vejol ol la\ea waa niao "~1i.ii ply  <-i lllol/.ei  tu  inlinili-lj bet ioi had   he   been   out   ol"  Ilie pinviiice in-irad  of   di.iv.-nig    up  Mich   a   ineaaine  .ia   the   Assessment,  li.ll.  NARROW ESCAPE.  , ilic'lcnilci ,of the opposition  j-e-iing   that'it   would hiive been  LUMBERING.  A deputation ol* coa-t lumbermen  ha-gone lo diaoiiaa 'he liimber quest-  i 'ii with C P. 11. Man.igei Whyte.it  \\'i ij n i{>ej^ i  I he m,w plain being put into the  A now head Linuhci Company's null  will eoat coiiaideiahly over iiilOU.Ol'O  An Ignorant Wiper at Grend Forks  Opens the Throttle and Jumps.  A freight engine with nVabooso attached was st.iniliug al" i.uui.l  F.nks ,m *-chiii-ge of m '* wipei.  The. section foiemiin li'iiui'sud to  thewipei   to hack   up  a     llllle, mi    ns  cliai aivav the cindeia and co..l oliuk  i  Ci -. cThp wipei ,ilimped on lho engine,  th lew back the level and as ihuwl.eei-  bi'uau  to lly  aiound   i.iu.dly   and   au  awful   volume   of   .-team    pun'ml    out  with 'a  deafening   noise,   he   jumped,  leaving  the'tlnottlu wide opiii."   'J be  men in the eabooac weie w.ikuind Jiial  in  Mine  to aa\o themselves  b\   jim.p-  ii.g.   and   the  caboose    upset    in    the  'Inch w uii   ihe   teiidoi   on   top   ol*   il  Mad the .-vv itch been  turned ou to the  main   lim-   tbe  luuawai    li.uu    Uj.i.iJ  nave taken  it in  puiaiiic of the east-  iiound pa���������enger nam winch  had j*Ust  pulled out two iiunuies piev ion-, and  with a down   giade   fur   sevcia"  and the tin utile wide open, tho c: .in-  ci'a.ue'ahe would have oiiu-htd  inlu il  with f..lal icalilti  GOLD FINCH  MEETING.  General Manager Rosenberger En-  ��������� tertained'Audience With  Stereopticon.  (Iloiiiditon Minin'fc' Gazette.)  *" riibro was a good hoiiaeful of people  at the meeting*in St. Patrick's hall,  which assembled to see the' stereopticon views i presented by Goneiul  Manager A. F. Uosenherger of the  Gold Finch Mining company. Cashier  William "Condon of the Fust National  Hunk of Hanco,"k opened' the'meeting,  lie iiiade clear the'fact tha't pructic illy nil indebted, ess ' against the old  Northwestern Development syndicate  has been liquidated..),' Cash to the ex-  teut'of.upwaids <'f ."Hl*i,0UU had been'  iiiiaid to meet some of the obligations!  while $28,000 indebtedness on < the  propeity was paid, in stock. Tin.  willingness oi .tlie- men fiom whom  the pfopeity , was bought, to aciept'  ibis slock in lieu of cash, ,he looked  upon as ouo'of the strongest c'iidoisemen is of the piopci ty.  Mr. .Rosenberger. in his pielimi .nry  leiiiiuks, put, thcmattcri squarely   up  to lhe Ni'n ihwe-lei u -I'liieholdeis that  ihey would have to come'to  the fiont  iu ihe p.nchase of Gold Finch oi  they  could not expect their  former  investment to be redeemed." He stated that  theie waa siill in the treasury  234,500  shaies ol ihe 500,000'''shaie  cniiitali/.i-  tion, making much less'than   onc-hal  issued.      I To   aigued   that'with   this  condition, and ihe.propcrtv   equipped,  a-it is, ihe Gold Finch   is   a   line'in-  vesiment.        <   -  The steieopticon  views   were   of   a  moat  lnteieating  character  and weie  ii������  well   piesented,      They   showed   the  -' 'if  inagnnloeiiiyP.voliy .Mountiiin sceneiy,  of Idaho   and   Ihitiah   Colunibiii,' to-  gethei with views on   the  Gold Finch  propei ty. ",, .  SETTLEMENT."  Rush of Incomers From > Manitoba  - -; \~    "''and Dakota.       . . )  The fanie<of.tlie Olcanagan valley us;  an ideal place of lesidence is spread ing  Dining the coining spring hundiedsof  new settle!s will locate theie. These  settleis aie co -..ir.g mainly fiom Man-  i t'o ha and Dakota. A Mr. Ijiown.  who hiought 'his family there lioni  Miiinta. Man infoimed our coi icspon-  dent he was the firat of 37 fani'lie-  mi lei-1 from that pai licu'ai- place who had  dctei mined to aettle in the Okanagan  valley '    ,  ANOTHER'S LOVE.'  A mother'"; love 19 so divine  that   lhe  jgf������,   ',      , ro'.iprliett  n.iin   can-  ,������������K^-.4?v       ' not lu'lp l>'.l :'pi)'ic-  /sI^BKb ,, ciatJ it a-tnecii.wn  /  "P^Vr-f   ' ������(  wo.ii..!i..o������.1.  VV'JT^JvKii Ilnvvcvc-r,    Jlollici  fi!'".'**I*.d-fi'-AT,  ��������� hiuii  i-.:noi..-ii i.n  .rty^^XW?', waifllowit'ifi-el''- --  '&*"* .'W-^l-^-'il ������' B,lc',,*-.������i'������-'"-1 "i ���������'-,  'j- ''r'^yfl'.pl&iFfcfrAJj   such lime- .i'wotii  , .i&fv/ir'tfcitisi.it ���������*u 1S, )^'^A% ".v  ff ���������^���������' <���������      ** .    .}- ,   p c r 11 c,   i 'iiabn .  T'Ad^^d'^v^'dti1^   nnd hll<-' i"- "> "������-������-d  , <f ~-j������s'        njf'tHiJ   0I" ���������'   uleinie  lon.c  ���������"-' and   n ci vine,    a  strenirth'buildei lo fit licr Tor the ordci.l.  No .iiatter liow inn ..13- or stions a vvoni .ii'  iii-iv be she c.Tiuiit liclpbut be hincfiliil 1 y  la������.iujr  Ur   l'n.iut.'.s  Kavonlc  l'lcsciiptnin  to prepare foi ilie event.'  '/''-. it what out mother ti7.t-  " V. Hit n  1it.111 ovciilowni^ .villi ^r.-tlitiitlc 1  will i-ink-mot   10 wriic \ou     It  is ucirly Iwo  jc.irs .-..jio -nice I  lir-t \\rntc lo von ''01 .i.'* "-  rcpi.tiiliu^r iny licilt.i w liii.li w.i.. 1.11.11 v^iy 1.,.. '  wine", Mis  I.   I'm. i*. or ILi-.u-i1..;,.. ;ty., Ui i'.--  K.  V   I'lircc, cliit-f cnn-ullinu ^nr^c. n ���������*< r -a c^  luv.lllil-' Hold .liHl Single.,1 llntllult.llt liuT..1U4.  N  Y.(  "'I liiiie ilc-ciiln-.l i-iy-.iiPiini'- ill.' *it  Icttirs to vou    Aftei receiving your n.lucc .nid  lhc ' Coiniuon ricn-c Miilic.il A.hi-ti * I liuu'Oit  some of your ' Favorite l*ri_-ji 1..* ;./:i." .mil lo ,   -.-  nm a well woman nnd llic p.'.u.l inollici o.  a  dear iitlle lioy."'       ( ���������   -'  .   Hacked up by ovei a lliud of a century*  of remarkable cine-, a iccoid such a- no  other 'remedy ,for lhe ill-eases and wc.-ik-  1 ne���������c- peculiar to women ever attained,  the piopriilois and uiakeisof Ur. l'icici.'ti '  I'avuiite Pre-cripliou  now feel .fully,war���������  r.um-il   in  offeiine;  to  pay "S500   in* legal  money of the United Slates, foi any case of  Leucoiihci, Female Weakness:, I'lol.ijisun,  or,, Kalliiifr of Woml)  vvliicli   they  c.iuiiot  cure.    All lhey ask is a fan and reasonable  In il of iheir means of cute.  Their financial lespoiisibility is well  known to every nevvspapct publisher and  dniffiri-l in the United Slate-, with most of  whom they have done business for over a  Lli 11 cl of a centiiiy. .- -  How to live 111 health and happincs;,, is  the {reueial theme of .Di.il'icice's Common  S-'n-e Medical Adviter. This gieat work  an iiicdiciue and hygiene, containinir over ���������-  1000 paircs and more than 700 illustialious,  1- sent.free on receipt of stamps to pay customs and mailing only. Send 50 one cent  Stamps for the cloth-bound volume,.or only  31 stamps for the book'111 paper covers. ,      c  HENRY'S NURSERIES  I        ���������eOlO W.'stminstei -.Roiid.  Thousands of'Fruit and  1  - Ornamental Trees!  Rhododendrons, Roses,  1  '' '  1   Gieeiihouse'iind Hardy Phints.  , . 1  ���������     > ,j  ,"l i ' *        '  ,' ITome-Grouii and Imported      f,  Garden, Field and Fiower Seeds  For Spring Planting.  Knstern jirices or less.    ' White lahor.  I     ,    FERTILIZERS.     ,  ���������Bee Hives.and Supplies.  >     * Cut, Flowers und  Designs.'  Ciitnlogin; fiee.     '   ,.  ,    ���������  M, J. HENRY,  'VA^���������c���������ouvl*u, JJ. C.  I        JH.-B- StONEXr  MACHINIST  AND' GUNSMITH  Opposjtii "Central Ho(el, nevclslokc.  Lilt he and   General Mucliino .Work  Piomptlv   Kxcditi'd.  time   tA-^bjluei  S. S.   "Archer" or 'S. S.   " Lardeau.'  Huiiiiinir  between > Arrowhead,   Thomson's  Landing anil Comaplix, commencing Oct. 14tb,  1001. will sail as follows (weulhcr purniittuiKl*  - Loavo  Arrowhead   for-Thomson's  l4anding  and C'omaplix twice daily at Il)k. and 15k.  Leave ConiHiitiic and TIioiii-oii'h I^iuidiug for  Arrowhead twice daily at 7.15k. and ,12.1flk.  Makinu close cbiuiectioiiK  with  all C' P.'R.  traitiK and boati;., '       , ,  The owners reserve the righllo chau 6 timcc  of sailings without notice. "        <       '  THK KUKIJ HOUINSON I.UMUBIt CO. LTD.  '     '        V. KOWNSON*.  '    ' '        Miiiiiuriui; Iliroclor,  ''     If  KURTZ & CO'S CIBARS  The Best on ths Market.'     * '  NOTICE.  ToPailThui-bioriiscn. Theoilor Tollefscn anil  William Allen or any jicr-oii or pcisousto  whom Ihcv niav have assiiiiK'il their interest  in the Valhalla gicun consisting of Viking,  Valhalla Oil 111 and Thoi- mineral claims nn  lliir creel., siliinlc on lho west side of north  ni 111 ot Upper \rrow Lake, Liuilcan .Minnie;  .Division West .Kootenay District, Uritish  t'olunibiii: '   ,  You aie heicliy notified Hint 1, thc under-  iiirnud, have evpeiidwl for you the sum of ?yi(l  iiu la' or, mitn nv otni'iils and iccoii'inirfi'ci upon  lhe -nid VikniK. Valhalla, Odin and Thnr Minei al chum-, unrlei the piov i-ioii'S of thcMnieial  Acl.and U'willun miiclv (lavs from the date of  this nonce von fail or iefu-<; lo'contiibulc the  afoi-e-aid sum, together with all costs of adyer-  iisiiik, vour mleiest in thc said mineral claim's  will become lhe pi opei I y of the uiiilcisi(rned  undei -ection I of the Act, untitled "An Act to  Amend lbe Miner il 4V ol,,,' 11KX)  IJ.iUd this-'nd day of December. 1MI1.  "13. U.' STAUICKY.  H.  W.   EDWARDS",  TAXIDERMIST-.-      "  Deer" -;' ^     ���������   " y    ���������   '    .;  Mcunted.  1 1 a-  Revelstoke,'  -    -    B.- 0.  ICUHTZ'S OWN      -   . '  'KURTZ'S PrONElSIl '.   .  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  ', .     i. C   . '      , V  'ure Bi.uuls that c.-tn't. he'henten.  \   MADE BY'UNION-LABOIt.1"*.-?,'  THE CITY EXPRES  /    E.W.B. Paget, Prop.  - * ii <  / Prompt delivery of p������ro4������ls,rbagg������age,  etc., to any part of the City.       ,  '  Any Kind of Transferring.,  -;   'Undertaken.  All-'ordeis left .at K. M. Siiiyllie's  Tobacco Store, or b)\Telephone,,No. 7  will receive prompt attention.        .  t  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS  Royal Mull Linos.  Cheapest Route to tho Old Country.'  ALLAN LINK., '  r     ���������  I'Voni St. .lohn, Halifax, I'oilland, New York.  I'lclorian     ..'..?.'  , A''0,b-,5  Uuirciitiaii fob 1*  Ionian      '. 1'ob. 2f  Sicilian   :    ������'.cl,--i  Uitvaiian  . . . : Mar. j  rDOMINIONLINK-Kioiii Portland.    '  Panada * "��������� ���������'������������������" iFP'Jl  Doniiiiion ,',Pb-ti  Canada .*\ Slur. 12  CAN. PAC. ATLANTIC S. S.-Krom SI. John.  Lake Manitoba' ; '-'''eh. (���������  Jjiko Cliainpliun...        '....  ,I.al.e Ei io    ������������������������������������  VVIIirK STAR LINE���������Ki urn New York.  ,  .Majestic ~.    ..'.-. -��������� l-*i'b. 3  Oceiinic ...r .   Celtic. .-...' ���������������������������'   Oilrio .. * *���������  ��������� ���������  Majestic.. ��������� "  CUNAIID LlNE-*Kioin'Ncw Yoik  ...*-. -...l-'cb. L'O  , .. Mar. .������  . I'Vli. "J  l'Vb. 1.  . Keh. Jl  :...u.'J  ioi  Mil   I'-eb. 0  ... .I.'eb. lit  ......l'eb. ai  . ...l>-cb. 27  ..  . .'Mar. 5  I  S'lLVER CUP.  s Imports big Shipment of Quicksilver.  I'loh.ihlv lhe lamest shipment of  c.ui.jhsii.ei ovei I'luumit inn. Hi iti-h i it -tiiiiul.it* ���������  Culuinhi.i at ..ue liuic,.u-iived in V.-n- , I-<*'.0- the .c  ' c iihci on lh.- -team, t i} il.'ii on ^tin- li ii...d A~.i\ -  d ,y. Tuu "-lii|.mi nt co...-1-iid of I*-ri j l-.nyr ho th-  ll isk.-. ui aO'iiit seven !,,u-. ami is v.:l-|  li.o at li.-lw.-pu itujllilo .md Jii'J.OlJO. |  Toe ijliicK-iivei is ioi die mIvit Cup I  JV.iin��������� ii luuit Lake in cue Ludt-.iu i  1-isliii.t. ..nil was iiil|iiut.-d hv the J> ,  <, A���������iv iV 1 'tl"i.ii.- il ^upiiiy (J... oi" '  \ ,1 I.I.I.IIVI i    .\i ������ -  ,1,111 > ti-ci  A Man Hatas Himself \  When he  wakes up   with   headache  .md had t.i-te in  the nioiith.      isonie-  t!iiii'_' i- ue. did to -etlh' th"   -tuniach.  c.Ciii .niav the dull heavy   fi-elinjr iind  ceau-a    little   appetite.      Just  net a, I  tninhler of .vater, -i>:n-'-u^ir..iii 1 pour i ^p1  in a -till  doc''  of   N.-rviHiK-.      Ymi I! i  pick up imnudiiitely and   feel   tin-U.p  in a few  minute-^     Nervilinc   h.^n t  .m ci|,i.iI   for n   cmdiiioii uf thi- kini  To Trappers  Raw Purs Bougiiu  Gash Prices Paia  Exporter of Purs.  , . ill' - ti.  .  i'.ill _'.  wor'i.  (��������� -l l*Yt"  l r-,  CHURCHES.  i'i:i.si!V"rr.i;i.\v.  On Piind..} {veiling IU :. W  cl. I  [iieachi'd on tin   -o.-ial  im  Kooienny   IjodAre  No. 15 A.F. A4 A.M.  I ���������,, i, .Mil.n in. .-I mir-  i, i-ln ul in I li. W l~  . mi- I i i i|.l.: (in I  Fi.ll.iw- II.ill. uu tin,  .liii'l .Monday In  . -u,h month al, ,* pan.  ViMitlujr l.retlireii  coidially wi Icoincd.  ('. .v. I'ltOPUNlEK. SKCiurAitv.  Jas. I. Woodrow,  BUTCHER.  Retail Dealer Inv ^rwEEgg-  BEEP,, PORK,  MUTTON, Etc.  C"  Fish and Game in Season.  All oidcit. pioniptl} Illled.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, ^JS,  1���������^/3  I   E-IN   I   O     and Copynghts|  1 obtained ill all counliicb.  ��������� ROWLAND BRITTAIN,-  Registered Patent-Attorney  "    -  ^Icclianieal Attorney and Engineer.  Room ,'I, K.urfleld'KIock. Ui-aiivlllubr.', neiir I'.O  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A  iio-lciiil   will secure an cvciunc;appoint  inonl   lorllio-n who eaniiol call durinirllio il.iy  Eli-iina..  .   *   Unibria   Ivcinia,  r. .  .   ....,...'  Cainpania.'... ' ,������������������������������������   ���������  Etriiria'   IHthHcn'euia ticketul-lhiouKli to all paiw of  Great Britain and Ireland, and at tiiiccially low  rates to all jiiuUHOf the Eiiiopi'iui continent.  Apply to nearest railway or steiunhlupaseiit or  to ... '        '    ' , .     '       '  T.  W. BRADSHAW, Agent. Rovolatolto_  W. P. F. CUMMINGS.   Pacllle Agent,  -TBT-  THE'0W[-S���������T  K.U.L of iMoKu'iih Il.ink       -      Ituveiitoke.  Foi- vour m'cal-.    Opun day and nie;ht.  Meals 25c and upward.    Special weekly  i.iLcs.'   Good service (riinrantei'd. ^     'r  '< ". YODO FU.III.'Pi'opi-ictoi-.  SEE  v\Ving .Chung's newly im-*  - ported" stock   of Chinese  and Japanese goods.   . '  The best assortment ever  landed ' in   Revelstoke   of l  useful     and     brnamental  articles:  Place Your Orders  for   (JIIItlSTAIAS  with   us   in   time  O A ICES .mil     -,   ,  Christmas Groceries.  Tea sei vices  I'l.lll's  na-ket-  Ciuc Chaiis ,  Handkciclucfi?  GOLD FISH ,     -  Kinct stock of candies and fnnt in town.  .- Front Street, Revelstoke  H lower I'ols-  U'lnhiclla Stands  l.iiiich IlaskcUi  Sinolonir .lacl.-i'tM  tii Ik Goods.  AND  3      ENGINi  ;s.  ] (' i\, nut iiirdndint; a .iv lh  if V   .  n     *i o -/ // ii.Mii^iii  iiieivliolc -*-' .al bi'iili  // Ydu Don t S,cjp y/till ,,.    .   , ,, ,,    ,  ' at.' ������������������!' il tl:<   uf.i (1  at   i ii,.,.      f  It"- ii'i'i i-c  vnii    in i ii-   an-   iu    a;.,i   (,, -,,_\  thai   III   imi. oi  iinii,   ,'. .1  v i-iiK iiiit.iin.    c nn mi hi        Kci-i.i/i.i.i'| I, , I, into ' l, c in',1 (|,ifu,|   ;|��������� .���������  ,-,   ,,)  v ill   m.ii.1'   tin-in    -timi-   in.I i ,,'���������!(���������( r i tin- ". Imioi.   oi   Ch.i-T    -'   hn;   ih.it  lie    tn.t.l.l..   .'.ii'-iii.j    v,,'M  ii -..inni.i   i i) en w ho hi..! ui.ui.i ;���������i,liu..-h.,.l oltvu  in'IV..li-  .-\-   J i|, i,,.  .o  at   'hi   i'\jicn-i>  i.f  thi    la-II i-  SELKIRK LODGE, NO. 12. I. O.O. T.  .Meet- every Tu.'sda)  sft    (ftrt        /BTr'JV.    ovenliif?     in    Pcl^i.-I;  /qr   W     y<   ^\ir.iii   it   s   o'limk  ������I   ^<-'~r*rrr^'^^-     ftl'isilliiK bieilii'-ii un- I  Vos���������&' ���������3Sw5',li,i||}.   f���������vil^d   w  ,u  '.'ll'l. j  I.   IDllli, S- fi. J. .MATHIE. ril'i' I  '���������Su.  S.r.v Mill MachniPi'v  Wood Working Miichinciy  Machinery for all purposes  All of very best makes.  Tl neilson & go,  C02 Main St., Winnipeg,  Agents foi   (he  Gi'lehrated  * i        ,  .MONSOON TEAS.  BOILERS 1 M.A.SMITH&-CO,  BHS^aK33HJeH������  THIS IS NOT EGOTISM.  tn.'il,],  i    ii'M   mt'.   i   -'in  "i-ti 'I'   l.i-t   f.ill     uiius     \h-    .1  ���������   .ud i I l)i \t.'i        "I   wa- inn down  ���������ildi  I -!"���������,. and felt [ii-le. tii  nn-.-i - | th. il-uhjcrt-  (|(.y  I, i(I    (.ft  mi-cry in thru tiail  s-i   r-l n i;'-  ai'd I'ainilii - of the d..\v u  ' pli-s cf lhc  win id  .md   |(l  a -Ic���������lin-u iMio/t.m .md wa-i|iiielcly  I' ui'liflid 1 r.in ii . (imiiii-lid Kelio-  '/ ii1 I'i aiiyoni' -iihYi m<r iivim ovi-r-  v 'i-'iiirhl ni"u������ mil ,l(.r.p|f.������s|ie-i-i "  >o    I   nn'    I-    liiltci     nv    I-'ci in/one.  1 md.I. n  I'l'.i-  iii.i   (liein   in  at   - ii'  I'i.i c "(Ji'. nl (lru<"_'i-l<-  A HELPLESS  PREMIER.  Abandons  His Railway Policy   for  Fear of the C. P. R.  Keferriiif; to the abandonment hy  1'ieii'ier .Mclinde of ithe railway  jioliey ns M't out in"Hl������e con-  .-erv. tivo    p'liitform  nt     the   recent  lirv   (J   A    I'l.K linn .   .\ ���������  ciiiiduct the -ei .icc-i as n-,  (I.I)-    I..si    ll.ll lllrr     | f,  |,       {jl  pii v ion- c-.eniii '   ii i!    I"  ministers     ciniiclin .id. ,i  le-soii"   rnoiiiinj,'   and   .  Hit ,1(1  "il.llill"     tl.  ,. I    UII   Sll'l-   I  n    i'i    the I  I!       '-alii-, |  t/'id   the  1  Chamberlain's  Remedies,  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  l'or Coii'^li*. Colds, Croup and Whoop,  my Cough    l'rice 25 cents; large si^c 50c.  Chamberlain's   Colic. Cholera  anti Diarrhoea Remedy.  I'or llowt-l Coinplm'nLs.    Trice 35 cents.  We Ii.-Iii. 11.  Our   Iiii-iii.---  I.ii-iin���������-.    W,  ll.'-.s     l|...,ll...  wi    kiioiv-   oui'   Iiuiiiii'-'s.  1-    In    l|i l|l    Villi   (III  Vniu  '   -ii;i|ilv   ii[i-lii-il.ii.-  1111 -T-  r.ll'l IIH't  il. Ill -.  llllllll'N   ���������  nlclvun/.ii' Avenue, Kevelstokt;  Hcclcyc  Hot *  Al, p ring s  .> cxniici-rtztrn.  rnllK .MlilJlL'AI. WATKUS of  Hal-  T  V    '.'i'5i'������./   '/      a"/,/.  .    /  -living del ii-e-  mil In.iv lo u������c 1 li.-m  (.vim aie lhc iiuibL i-iu-alive 111 the  vviit-lil. A pi'i'l'ecl, 1111t111.il teinedy for  nil Nei vims "nnd Muscular diseases,  Liver. ICiiliu.-y nnd Sloin.tch iiiliiienl.s  and .M.-lallii' Pnisoninir. A sui-.'eiu-e  toi "Th.it Tn-i'c! FeeliiiK." Hpeeial  rates on 'nil honts .-md trams. Two  mail- aiiivi- and dij|i>iit ev.'iv day.'  Teh'e,i.i|ih (ouiiiiuiiii-.ii ion willi ali  pari.- nl 1 hi- woi Id. An i-.\pei ienceil  111,1���������.-uifj.-i  Halcyon Hot Springs  S>.rrclM La/(c.  25. C.  M ���������-     11  n  5  B  ���������1 ^.A.j-^di^i  ���������* ��������� ���������'���������.i^Li'.chiM  11, h,s 1  follow -  One Ol  ami) e  Sniiie of I'rciiii.-r Mi l',i ule  os don't think much ol him  thi'in, Clitt'oid, c .us' rl nmn  incut and biirpiisc hy moving, (hut  consid.iriilion of lhc CHtnnatis he nd  jourucd to ^;ivc lhc govern men r, 1 inie  to decide noiiccrniiif,' their railway policy. Clilloid did not vote himself.  It with defeated hy 20 lo J.O. .  Chamberlain's Pain Balm.  An antiseptic lirnnicnt especially valua-  Wc for Cuts, liruises, Sprains and Rheumatism.    Price ?<-, (c-uLs; large size 50 ccnU.  Chamberlain's Stomach nnd  Liver Tablets.  For Disorders of t.jc SU/iiiach. Iyiver  and Howcls     Price 25 ceiiLs.  TKNdvviii.i. i.oom:-i,K,\i- i.nndint.  /..iosi.- I.i-.if KiIch nnd L������il|fi'iH willi  lilmicH s|i'-( uiHy nilcd, pi-iiiled, jicii,,,.  ,il.-il nnd pnni lied In Mill any s| v|,. ,,('  hiiidi-i.  I hnv.' slaiii-,1 a |ii'ciiiiiiii-ii(. Wood  Viud nu Thiid -lii'i-l,. Willi inv p.i-t  expci i..ii(.. I Inif... to ho iu 11 puMliriii  In-111 i-l v all   1.-ipiiii.nn-nls  nl' i-u-lom.  cr-     Mill   nnd  i.uilw (I   -np|i|ii,(|   in  any h-iini lis ni, I'l-iliici'il  |n'ici,s fm i-asli-  U. SAMSON.  Every one of these preparations  is guaranteed and if not fully satisfactory to the purchaser ihe  money will he refunded.  In "The Worfd!  Don't be r,;;li',rcu to ivorl;  nlon.T in thc tj::mc old v.-.t*  \Yc  can  !'i;c-  TIWIIIVKI.I, 'IKANSKKIt  I'lLK.  Kootenay Mail Publishing Co. Limited,  UEVKLSTO' K. 11. a.  Mining & Legal Purposes  Ttansfeis, Options, Powers  of Attorney. Statutoiy Dec-  liiration.s, Proxies, etc., can  he obtained at the  ..Kootenay Mail Ofta.  for low warren. u c  help you cr.rvc out n  ccssfnl career. Tiio;:';:  have i:icre:-.:.cd tlicir f-,.".l.-ir!ef- p?l  by following cv.r pi::::. Y.'c i,,  can train you j-i sj-jcro ;iiv,o, ������  and at small coil, fo,- a-iv* P  of the followiiir,' positions:   E*  filcclirnlccl, Lleciricr.1, s;32j, C..*il, cr ft  Mining Engliiuei-;   Eleclrlclaii;  Sunejor; ft  Architect; flraftsnian; Docl.keerier;. Slcn- W  ograplicr:   Teacher;   Sliow-Caril i.'rifsr; f.  Wliiiloiv Drcss:r; rr! 11 '*li:r.  Write TO DAT, r tilting v.lilcli ikie'..  tlojl iaW'i.UtO }(!'.!, to  INTERNATIONAL  Correspondence    Schools  Box 799, SCRANT0N, PA.  OR (ll.!, O.V 0111 WCAD JIEI'lll^lM-iTIVE:  S, H. KRUGBR,  Box 41-5.   ..'.,. >TelBo������., B.. G.  y        ,'i  - - (i >"',  *../,.���������:.���������  -....L, THE;KppT,EyAY MAIL;  .jMiii'rf  CONSERVATIVE  ain  McBride Received Endorsement of  the Party. ~  ,   Victoria". I-'u!).  2���������The eouVerviitive  ci.iivuntii.ii held h< re   l"t   iiight'wiis  one ol the mi-nt  1 re  V"     I     I    .      '     I  illlspll-l.iUn  functions  .That 'Mr., This or ,Mr.  That-sends  East for his  ,rcIothihg, his dry goods or his groceries,   an'd at the  same time send East   for   your requirements in the  ', r      . ������������������',.      ' <?/.    A       ,       '   j     t - ,  " " i     '   ��������� i    '  *Prfnfer9*r Trade  j i      i ' . i' ,  . '. *     * ,.i  Working   Printers   are   paid good wages and their'  trade-forms a considerable item  in   the   commercial  world of the'city.',."     '������������������      ,,.      '<',>*  Shop. Keepers! be loyal. to your'city, in small1  ��������� mutters���������get .your printing done in ( Revelstoke. ���������  .Remember^that because an Eastern traveler selling;  dry   goods ��������� or < groceries, 'carrying' a "side line" of  office supplies,   rthe   product   of   cheap labor, and .  therefore offers to cut prices, ^ it. is not always the v  - best business policy to let such printing orders pass .-  vour own   fellow   townsmen.,     Don't. neglect   the  - "'..'. - .    .   * -' ' i   .  * ���������������    ���������   ���������'  . chance of aiding in.ther building up of the city.   ',  REMEMBER. .ALSO,    that,,.-strictly ;" first-class,  'work, and promptness and thorough  satisfaction to  all patrons  are   the  salient   features -of the   work  done  in Thc>      '' -. .    - ' ','        -  ������lr  -***.  Offij  of the kind in'ihr hi>-iui.v of the party.  Kut only did' 'the' ut ii'io'st ' hnihioiiy  privail luit'llie'jm.ceedings weie 'enii-  dueteil .-nnid spontaneous enthusiasm  i Pu-sideiit Houston occupied the  chin'r, itnilhe nnd'other   retiring olli-  . . 11., ������  4 ,  cert, received ii he-arty .vote of Minnies  foiy serviced rendered.' ��������� Houston ic-  spon'ded in' a happy,vein,, maintaining  his allegiance'to the piirty.     d  '* Sir 'Ohuiles llibhert '",Tupper whs  chosen president hy unanimous vote  nnd w'ntf the recipient of'most com pi i-  meutary endor&ntioii hy Colonel Prioi,  who iiiovi'd his 'nomination:. Vice-  presidents were elected for the seven  l)i)ijiii)ion''ek'Ctoral dibtiictsas follows.  Victoiiu, Ueoige Jay; Nuniiinio, D. Al.  Elwrts' Cuiiiox-Allin, , S. Miinnoll;  Viniconvei, J. R. Seymonr; Westminster, D. S.,Cuilis- Yale-Cariboo, 1'iiei'  Ellison; Kootenay, J., II. Schofield  li.',, ii. Borden is the honorary ureal'  dent. ,   i    , '      *       f, ,  "-Resolutions were passed ^endorsing  McBiide, Boiden and Chamberlain.    .  Snllofj Inc Heart IlnnKcr. ' i  "Th" poiii- i, ve hearts! ab .vvell' ns  btoi .ai 1 s." salii tlie pioprietor' ot,r������  flower,btore (hei other day. "Most of  my patrons, it is true, are of the well  Io do class." lie continued, "hut quite  joCteii I;sell flowers to those whose our-  ward appearances are loud in proclaim-'  'Injr them poverty stricken./One day an  'old'negro, clad in what gave'faint evl-,  dence of having once been a khaki suit,  with" shoes down at the heels and ,hnt  iu which'the crowif had long outlived  the rim. stopped here'long-enough'to  (buy a twenty-liv;e cent bunch of, vlo- -  lots. , One of my regular patrons who'  no 'doubt "never1 has known want said  when.lie saw this'purchase:  "'The-old, fool! ".He needs bread!  What right has he to dowers?' " ,  - '"Quito likely none of tho"old darky's  family ever suffered from tii'o gout, yet  ,1'contend'that those violets did more  to banish the feeling of poverty from  'his fireside than nil the food he could  have,bought with the quarter. There is  a heart hunger that feeds'only on,sentiment, and its gnawing is not always at  the breast of those well provided with  this world's goods."   .    ���������, .     '������  IN   THE  STOKEHOLD.  ���������   - a Every Physician Knows  < '��������� '  - About the"gieat merit of Dr. Hamilton's Pills of Mandrake iiiid'Butteinut  which cleanse the system, cure 4,constipation and' piles. Use, only' Dr.  Hamilton's Tills,,   Price 25c.  Synopsis of Rctul-ticns for Disposal of  Minerals on Eoiulnion Lands in Manitoba, tho' Noi tliw est Territories and  tiio Yukon. Territory.  Coal.���������Coal lauds raiiy be purchased at  HOpe, acie for sou coal anil 520 toi an-  tliiaeite. Not more than 320 acres can  be aoiimied bv one individu.il or coin-  panv^ llovaltv at thc iate of ten.cents  per Von ot 2.000 pounds shall be collected  fin the cros& output- _  Q liitl-Persons of eighteen years and  ovei and joint stock companies holding  free mine i-i ccititicates may obtain civtr>  foi a mining location-  A fiee mniei-s ceitilicate is granted for  one or moie veins, not exceeding live, upon pa>meiit'ni advance of $7.50 per annum foi an individual, and 11 om ?j0 to  $100 per annum Lor a company, accoidlnfc  t0ACfi;eeari'ii'ner having discovered mineral  in place, may locate 5 claim 1500x1300 feet  bv marking out the same with two legal  beaiing   location   notices.   "���������  dosis,.   neaiing   luL-.ii.u..   ...4.......4,   one   ac  'lach end on the line of-thc lode or vein.  The claim shall'be recorded within lit-  teen davs it located within ten mile* of a  miling U-coidors office, one additional  dav .allowed foi every additional ten  miles or fiaction.   The fee for rccotding  aAt'll������i3t'*lM3 must be expended on the  cTaim each veai or paid to the m nins re-  eordei fn lieu tlicieof. When $500 has been  expended or paid, the locator may, upon  ftavh s a survev made, and upon comply-  in V with other requirements, puichabe  the land at Jl 00 an acie.  ������0 mission may be granted by the Minister'of the Intel lor to locate claims  fontainins lion and mica, also copper in  Se Yukon Ten itory, of an area not ex-  peedinc 1C0 acres. ,    ,,  Tie patent for a mlnins location shall  provide for the payment of royalty on the  Sales not exceeding live per cent  Placet Mining. Manitoba and the N.W.  T excepting the Yukon Terntory-  riuei- milling claims generally aie 100  LA square; entry fee. J5. renewable  yearly On the North Saskatchewan  River claims Mr either bar or bench, the  Toi mer being 100 feet long and extending  fieiwocii hhih and low wnter mark lie  Tatter includes liar diggings, but extends  back to the base of the hill or bank but  nSt excceilinp 1.000 feet Whore steam  power i.s used, claims 200 feet wide may  *P Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N W. T., excepting the Yukon  Territorv.���������A free miner may obtain onlv  two lea.ses of five miles each for a term  of twentv venrs. renewable in the discretion  of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the submerged- boils or bars of .the river below  ftwwnter mark, and subject to the rights  of all persons who have, or who may receive entries for bar diggings or bench  claims, except on the Saskatchewan  ���������River where the lessee may dredge to  Tiieli water mark on each alternate lease-  *Tin> lessee shall have a dredge,in operation within one-season from the date or  the li-is-e fm each five miles, but where  n nei ������on or company lias obtained more  fli-in oiw lease one dredge for each ffr-  teen miles or', fraction is sumclent.  ���������Rental W> per'irnninn for each mile or  river lenseif, Royalty .at the rate of two  ninl 11 half per cent coller-ted on the output n't it It exceeds Slff.OOO.  - Dreilgiiu-'.lri .tho Yufcon Terrltorv.-SIx  li>a������es nf live miles earch may be granted  fo n rie������ mfner for a term of twenty  yi"ns. nlso renewable.  i'i..������  ii������ssei*'i������  rlirht  fs   confined   lo   the    ,  ���������. - .-        .  mhLv&V MB��������� bwn W������ Ihe rl^er be-   Ce-.^mamifaeturrri., Mo������lrc������t  low low water'maik,- that boundary to  be fixed by ltb poslnon 011 lhe lbt day ot  Augubt in the year of the date of the  lease.   ' ' "   ' '   \    ,"   .        '  The lessee shall have one dredge in operation wilhin .two ye.us lion, lhe .date  of-the lease, and'one dredge foi each  live miles within, sax yearb fiom1 such  date. Rental, $100 per mile for the lust  and-������10 per mile toi each subsequent year. Rovalty, same as placer mining.  Placer Mining in the Yukon 'territory.  ���������Cieek, liver ,gulch and hill claims bhall  not exceed .30 feet in .length, measuied  on the* babe 'line 01 geneial dnection of  the cieek or gulch.dlic width being liom  1,000 to J.OOU leet. All other placer claimb  shall be 200 feet squaie.  Claims are nuuked by two legal posts,  one at each end, beating notices, bntry  must be obtained within ten days, if the  claim is within ten miles of mining le-  coidei-b ollice. One extia day allowed  for each additional ten miles or fraction  The'peibon or company staking a claim  must hold a fiee miners ceitilicate.  The discoveier of a new mine is entitled  to a claim of '1.000 toot in length, and if  the pin ty consists of two, 1.500 feet altogether, on the output of which no royalty  bhall be charged, the lest of the patty  ordinary claims only.  Entiy fee. ?10. Royalty at- tho rate of  two and one-half per cent on the value  ot the gold shipped from the Yukon Territory to bo paid  to the Comptt oiler.  Ko fiee miner shall ieceive a giant of  more than one mining claim on each sep-  erate river, cieek or gulch, but the same  miner may hold any number of claims  by purchase, and fiee mineis may work  their -claims in partnership > by filing  notice and pa>mg ice of S- A claim may  be abandoned, and another obtained on  the same cieek. gulch or tlvei.'by giving  notice  and  paying a fee.  Woik must be done 011 a-claim each  year to the value of at least $200.  A certihcate that vvoik has been done  must be obtained each  yeai;  if not,  the  WRAPPING- PAPER   AND  PAPER BAGS.  ,, 1  The Kootenay MaiPhns- been  appointed agent "for one* of  the'l.iigest Canadian Paper  -Mills.  Wiiipping'papers in tolls or  flat, and paper bags of all  weights and sizes supplied to  oilier printed or imprinted.  Kootenay Mail, Revelstoke.  "    NOTICE. .  ���������RJOTICn is hereby given that tliirti dajs lifter  *" date I uiieiid to applj to theClnef Commissioner nr Lands and Works, Tor a special licen-e  to cut and carry av\a> timber from the following  described lands situated in We--t Kootenaj :  No 1    ,  Commencing at a iwst planted on the cast  bank of l'uigatoii Creel,, .ibmit 11 miles up  lrom il- mouth, and marked "Jno McKiigue'-  .-uiitli-west comer i>c=t'', tlionec east 40 chains,  tlienco north 10O chums, tlienco west 40 chains,  tlienco south 100 chums to point or commencement. ,  .      ���������                      No. 2  Cornnicncincat a ro-t planted 011 the entl  bulk ol FiiiKstou Creel., about 14 miles up  from lis mouth, thence west 40 chains, thence  "nrth 1C0 chains, tlienco oast 40 chains, thence  , .nth U.0 chains to poiut of commencement.  ' -       NOTICE.  _  -\TOTIOE~is hereby given tlint thirty days  ��������� 1^ nfter date 1 intend to apply lo the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and VVoiks toraspecial  license 10 cut und cari.v uvvay timber from the  following described land-, v 1/.:  Starling at a post marked "A. Plant's southwest coiner post," situated on 'he cast side of  Upper Arrow l.uke, iihout three miles north of  NiikiinP miming thence E0 chaind cast, theni-c  north SO chains, thence, west 80 chums moie or  less to lake chore, thence south SO chains mine  or le-.-, follow ing lake shore to point of-com-  ,,,0"CO,UC,,,t' . A. PLANT.  Xnkiisp, B C . December 21st, WO...  uiu,.  ���������* ~     --,-.   v.      .        . J-N0   MoKAGUE.  claim shall  be deemed  to be 'abandoned, ,       ,  and  open  to  occupation and entry by a f Dated the 21th day of December, 1MU  free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may be defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices in the Yukon  Oflicial  Gazette.  Hydraulic Mining. Yukon lerritorv  Locations suitable for hydraulic mining,  having a trontage of fiom one to live  miles, and a depth of one mile or mote,  may be leased for twenty \ears, provided  the giouiid has been prospected by the  applicant or his agent: is found to be unsuitable for placer mining, and does not  include within its boundanes any m'n'n5  claims already granted. A 1ent.1l of SIW  for each mile of frontage, and royalty at  the into of two and one-half per cent on  the value nf the gold'shipped from the  Ten itory are charged. Operations must  be commenced within on������ year from the  dato of tho lease, and not less than $3,000  must be expended annually. The lease  excludes all base metals, quartz and coal,  and provides for the withdrawal of unop-  erated land for agricultural or building  purposes. .  , _     ,  Petroleum.���������All unappropriated Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the North-west  Territories and within the Yukon Territory are open to prospecting for petroleum, and the minister may reserve for  an Individual or company having machinery on the land to ,be prospected.  an area of WO acres. Should the prospector discover oil in paying quantities,  and satisfactorily establish such discovery, an area not exceeding 540 acres. Including the oil well and such other land  ns may be determined, will be sold to  the discoverer at the. 1 ate of $1.00 an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate as  may be specified by order-in-council.  Department of the Interior,' Ottawa,  Sept.. 190.1  JAMES A. SMART  Deputv of the Minister of the Im prior.  The Mailer SfccIirtniV's fun- Ti������r Pnnp heals  iind softens ffj.- skin, n fu'tu nnirnjillv cli-nniifng  it of'(trcaw. nil. nisf. oTe Inr.-rfnabte for mc-'  (.hanlcH, fnrmers. sport-men. Knvywmpfrnn  receipt of 2c. for posiig*.   Albert ToflH Stwp  NOTICE.  -yrOTK'.E is hereby given that thirly da's  i_N aflor date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  license lo cut and enrrj away timber from the  following described lauds, viz. i  Starting at a post marked '-John Vicars'  north-east corner post," situated on Columbia  river, west side, opposite Uurton City, running  thence40 chains wost, thenco south 100 chains  on to bank of river, thenco following the bank  of river first in an easterly direction, thence in  a northerl) direction to iwint of commencement. JOHN VICARS  Nakusp, B. C, December 31,1903.  F  .   NOTICE.  OTICEis hereby given that thirty days aftor  ^_ . dnte I intend to apply to the Chief Com  missioncr of Lands aim Works for a special  license to cut and curry away timber from tho  foljijjrnigdescribed IuliIs. viz;  Starting iita post" mnrl.ed'":*Oaroline M. Sy-  ntmis' snath-east cornor post," planted ut tho  north-east corner of lho "K. and S Railway  block No, ISO, situated on the-wo^l banlyif .tho  Upper 4*rrow Late, running' north f60 eliauis.  thenco w est 40 chains, thencn smith 160 chains,  thenc������ east 40" chains to ipoint of commence-  m<mt| CA'SOtrNWM* SKKOXS-  Amowhend; B.-C Aanue������7 UrlflOH.  CORRESPONDENCE  Nursery Stock. -  Editor Koote> AY M.A1L. ���������    1      '  Sir���������Please allow inc space through  the columns of_yonrrl.v<ilu������blc'''pifpei  for a little comment on the piCbCnt  system of shipping lmr.seiy stock from  Outturn to B.- C. The regulation*  governing the t shipment of niiisciy  stock in Oiitano it qui reel (hat ail  stock he fumigiited before it is shipped  out.' The B.yC. lcgulatioiis prov ide  that all .miisei'-y stock ������entering the  province must go to Vancouver for  inspect ion.,.-' How Mr. Editor, to my  ni ind this"systcm is not in thejntcrest  ol tlie'iippcr countiy. of B. C.'.-jS'iu-sery  incn ol Ontario aie'also good John  'Canucks, and do about as Ji-ucln to'  hell) tho people of the upper countiy  as those on the Pacific slope. Our  people want good stock. The keener  the competition thc better the chances  to get value for our money. Tlie wise  men of this gcueiation encoutage tiee  planting. There is 110 lensonablc  excuse why/in inspector of niu-seiy  s-tock .should not be appointed at a  central distiibuting point,like Kevelstokc. and not go to Vancouvei to he  knocked about until mid summer and  letuni east to the Kootenays dead.  The ditt'cient nursery linns in Ontario  will'l>c shipping it large amount of  nursery stock to the Kootenay countiy"  this spiing and, if it all has to go to  Vancouver to be inspected it means a  gieat lof-s not only to nuiscry men,  but to their customers as well. , The  cost of a .local inspector is but Utile.  Have thc people of the upper countiy  110 pull '?- *\Ve should pull together,  be alive, get g'^nd live trees,'get them  inspected a' 1<I e vol stoke spring 1004  Now Mr. Editor thanking you for  space..  I am ifcc,  A live market gaidner,  Ii. TAPPING.  The Caaatle Curlyle. '  J.'K. Boelim,.the'sculptor, once met  ,Gladstone at 11 conn try .house and was'  immensely   impressed . by. ,tlie   extent  ,and dlvjerslty of the'sfatesuiaii's knowl-  ' edge, as1revei*iled In his eonversation.  Boelnii   was  still   full,,of 'the ,subject  when the inorningi-arrlvcd for Ciu-lyle's'  sitting for^a bust, and to the philosopher the sculptoripourod forth his admiration  for Gladstone's'Intimate ac-,  quaintance with subjects .'so far apart  as gardening and Greek." Carlylo listened  for a  time  in  scornful  silence;  then,he said,. "And what,did heJ.say,  about   your   vvoi-kV"    /'Oh,   nothing,"  'said'Boeliin.    "He" doesn't know anything about sculpture.".' "Of course,",  growled   Carlyle.   "of  course,   and " he ���������  showed   his   knowledge ..about - things -  that you didn't understand. t No doubt  If  you  asked   Blackie" he;d  say   that  Gladstone-knew nothing about Grcek,-ij  'and the gardener would tell you that  he knew nothing, whatever of garden  lng."Y   *-   ,     y .   -.  Feeding   the    Jinny    Il.i% eimna    Far-  ,  n������ce������ In nn Ocean Liner.  r The work nf eternally  pushing the-  ,old   ship   on   past   the   meridians���������the-  race ugain'st tinie-and'the, sun and the-   ,  interest''on the money���������begins in the  gloomy   stokehold.    Veti^lilive   heard.''  that  the stokehold  Is|(jliot,  and ' when  you  have clambered.Into it over dis- "  ^orderly .piles,, of ^tili  smoking  ashes,.  'Steadying   yourself; by   takiug, incautious hold of burning hand, rails.,and  stand  for-the  first  time face ,to  face-  with the furnaces you feel assured of  the fact.,,    ": "1        ' ,     ,,.-';  But, besides being hot, it Is the most'  active, interesting part of tliejship.   It"  Is  her whole  life.     You  must  spend*  years studying it before you can stand. , -  there* In command of your watch with  your hand  on the feed cheek .valves,."* '  your eyes on everything In general, nnd  ke(cp the steam up whereJt belongs In.  spite of ���������the ravenous engines sucking.  It' away 1 from you; years before youi  can toll,- In one swift glance, whether-''l0  a fireman Is burning the greatest possible amount of conl per hour in liis*Qres- '  with the least a mount of waste.'  '  ' The problem Is this:  Under a certain  large quantity of water, which'Is eon-    '  tlnually ..changing, 'build   thirty 'tires, **-  and by means of them,/notwithstanding theyjiiiist all be continually replenished'with  fresh. con I und freed from  ashes, keep,It at a perfectly even temperature (within a   veVy  few degrees)    -  day and night for,nn indefinite period.  The game is the^nioro interesting be-  caiise a ship ciinViievcr alTord to spare-  more*than   'iiisti.liarely   enough   space-  for ^ler  propelling ^machinery:  conse-   '  .quentli;,   eveiytlung���������engines,  , boilers/  furnaces���������must be worked to the very-,  .limit of its capacity.  *'  ' '  v-The game;goes asireguj.irly hy turns-  'nnd^hi   cycles/as ', progressive  whist. ^  /Starting with a few fires'first In ord.T,  .the doors are'op'enedYto admit "a  few*  .  -sliovelfulsibf coal thrown ipilckly Into-  itho front ofjthe furnaces,, I lien closed,  again iis^oon^-is.pobsiblo lest too,much, .   ���������  cold air should enter.' '.Vs. soon"ns they.  ' w  are closed" the'tires ncxt/lii'order are-  served lhe s.-inie way.hikI then a thiid    C  group.    Ne.\t  the  "gi-eeii" coal "in the-  first  (ires  is  raked  buck   tliroin.Ii, the- \  fliniiices ' to   i-oinpletc   ils  raiublistion.  h'7'-  Some Ii-ncln Al.ont Kid Gloves.  ��������� Of course the women think that kid  gloves are made out of the ta lined skiiic After anotliei short iiitervnT it is'nee-  of kids.. .Mnnufactiirers Imvo their se- , ess.iry to "slice" iheui���������dial i.s.-probe  "crofs! and three or four names" sullico ( them willi lung poinieil bars to lift the  to   designate  all   finished   gloves,   yet    clinkers i'i-oi'ii ilie grates and make air  those who know say that'if all the ani-"  innls which eonlribute skins could be  reincarnated it would be the most remarkable" menagerie ever exhibited,  and few known animals would bo missing." liven the'water'has been searched  and an attempt made to use eolslcins.  Coltskins  from   Iiuenos  Ay res.  sheep-  pussngoS.  -again.  Finally  it is time to stoke-  llo\^  ChlnoHe lliilc'li Tlili.', .  The Chinese have a method of hatching the spawn of fish and thus protecting it from those accident--' win. h gou-    _        ei-iilly destroy a large.ponion'of.it. ���������'The-  skins from the Cape of Goodllope, ox lisbennen collect with'-" cafe from the  hides. from Calcutta, 'antelope skins ' niiirgin aiid surface of water all thpse  from the Rocky mountains and Mocha gelatinous masses which 'contain,.the'  sheepskins from Aden, on the Red sea. spawn of lish. and after they ha,ve  are perhaps"the .staples,' but moose,') found a , sulliciont quantity t they iilli'  musk'ox. llaina, kangaroo, peccary, '.with it.the.'shell of d tresh lien's eg=-y  water hog and many "others lose their ' which" they have previous!} emptied,  identity when they reach the"glove. _ j stop up the hole and put it under ii sit-    ; A JJ t,���������g fowl. At.the.expiration ot',a certain number-ot days they break the  shell in water wanned by the sun. The  young fry sire'presently hatched and.  are kept in pure, fresb water till thev-  are largo enough to be thrown into the  pond with, the old'tish.. 'J'he sale of  spawn for this purpose forms an important branch of trade in China.  A   nnd   Country   Por   Hn<*.  Hats have a hard time in China. The-  climate, alternating from intense dryness to a horrible humidity, twists and  distorts silk, beaver.-cloth and felt in.  no time. Mold and fungus are uiiN  versal and convert svveatband and  brim into green velvet in a single  night. Every hat must be put out ia  the sunlight three tunes 11 week or it is  ruined. Resides these foe* are ants  which go every w here aiid eoekroaches  which lly like birds.' The ant enjo.vs a-  good hat for a playground and a' keeping, establishment; the (.OLkiuaih desires meiely to eat even particle of  leather, paper and pasteboaul it contains. Tlie only way to keep the pest*  off is to sprinkle the uiteiior occasionally vyith carbolic acid, creosote or  orudCiCressol.  '  \|  V  Saved  by a Jolic.  Students of Edinburgh university  who could not spell fell on evil days  when rrofessor Traill, editor of a former edition of the",Encyclopaedia Bri-  tauiiicii vvas an examiner.  According to Professor Knight's  "Recollections," Professor Traill one  day objected to a candidate for graduation, who .was a native of Ceylon, ou  the ground of false spelling.  "Why, ho actually spelled exceed  with ono 'el' " said he.  '���������Well," instantly replied Professor  nendorson, who filled the chair of  pathology in the university, "you should  remember that he comes from the land  'of the Smgiil-ose."  The Kootenay ' Mail Publishing  Company oll'ci for sale platen pre-s,  lover paper cutter, and Acme wire  stapling machines.  Too Mitch For tlie DlHtnnce.  Racing men tell a story concerning  an overanxious horse owner and a particularly conscientious rider. The horse  owner had issued full orders as tto the  way a'horse was to be ridden in a coming race to a small negro boy, the only  rider ho could secure. The original orders then were added lo, with provisions for all_ sorts of emergencies, until,  tho jockey became bewildered. ,  "Look yei-o, boss," the boy bioke iu  at last.  "Dis yore race is only one mile.*|  I kiiin't do all you done told me in just  one mile."  III.-.   Fall.  "Speaking of bad falls." remarked  Joggers, "I fell out of a window once,  and the sensation was terrible. During my transit through the air I really  believe I thought of every mean act I  ever committed iu my life."  "H'm!" growled Jiggers.' "You must  have  fallen  an awful  dlstance!"-  MnkcH Her Dnmli.  Nodd ���������What! You are out every  night until 3! Isn't midnight late  enough?  Todd���������I find that when I get home  nt midnight my wife can talk to me,  but -when I get home at 3 words fail  her.���������Life.  Uncotisclou*   SnrcnNin.  "Charley, 'ilear," said young Mrs.  Tori-ins very seriously. "I have bought  you a little book as a present."  "Very kind of you."  "I hope you won't be offended, but  it is something that I feel .vou ought  to read.   It Is about betting."  "I don't know that 1 care for any sermons, even if 1 do lose oicasionally."  "It i.sn't a sermon. Charley, dear. It  Is a little book entitled "Poker nnd How-  to Play It.'"  Edncnllon T!iot raid.  "Was it worth while to'send your  four daughters to that fashionable  school?"  "Sure. One eloped while she was  there, and the others came home engaged."  The Gcnlnacl.  We are not In favor of pensioning  geniuses. If this is done, it will mean  a deathblow to the newspapers, for all  the newspnper-inen will quit work and  live on their pensions.  - .. ������.;  i  9*4>nv of Hlnnmri-K.  When n young man, l-sisinnrck had  a quasi connection with the profession  of journalism, for he was for quite a  I lime,an olllcial reporter for one of the-  courts of justice. In those days hi������  temper sometimes got the better of him.  but upon one occasion at least his wit  saved, lilm. from disgrace. -This vvas  when, questioning n witness, the latter  made an Impudent .retort. ��������� whereupon  Bismarck exclaimed angrily:   ,  "If you, are not more respectful. I  Bhall kick Vou out of Ihe 100111." ,-  ".Young, man." said the Judge, interrupting the proceeding*. "I would have  you understand that this N n dignified  court of Justice and thai if-'Ui'Mv is  anyj kicking to be done the rutin .vi.'J  do it." -   - - ���������'  "Aha, you see?", said Rismnrck to the  witness.'  "If you'nre not more respectful to me, tl.e court, will, kick you out.  of the room.    So be careful���������vq-t care-,  ful. sli!" .   _  /, THE KOOTENAY, MAI J.  vs  Goiigh  Medicines  ,    All Kinds,,All Sizes  '   .Just opened at  the  tJ  CANADA DRUG &  BOOK CO.a  REVELSTOKE  B. C.  LOCAL & GENERAL.  Theie  arc  twenty  patient*  now in  the hospital. '       ' , .       " A  A'   mini Anamed .Knsnuisscn" vvas  -   killed' ut  the  White   Bear  mine'at  Kosbland on Saturday. '  Last, JMoiidny'ii section man named  J. Tuaiialo was knocked down by an  onpnc at- CLinw illiiiinyind dragged  "-some.distance. IJe was lirought to  the hospital wheio" he died from the  injuries. -   .  Theie is such a large iimoiinfc of  Iraflie.' passing through Sicamous en  .' route for the Olcanagan valley thutAV.  , A. "Koome's' I.nkcview- Hotel is frequently ovcrcrowdc 1'' and it, is probable the hotel will be enlarged at an  early date to meet the nipidlyincreas-  ing demands for accomodation. t  t A terrible bli/./.aid set in this inurn'-  injr/and the btieuts Ui\vnrd> the'lower  town weie so hii'dly blocked that a  foitni had to be iinliitched in the roadway and the lig lefl'-tlieie .as the hor-  k-. weie unnhle to get it thiough.  Several citizen.- had their e.ii������ frozen  Walter'jMnnio oi lievehtoke is gaz-  I'lted a Notary I'liblic.  I-i. .Slei-b l'oieniiui at the Coinpalix  mill wsir-' badly crushed between tv\o  piles of Iimihei n'nd hi ought to Ilevel-  s-toke hospital, where he i> doing well.  Cam Fras-cr had his right bund  coiibidcrahly injiueil ni Mountain  Creek and ha- had to lie qtV. I  V. Wilt-on was committed for trial I  Im iittempting to'cut hi- Uimat at!  KovcKtoke on ^Monday.  J. iliicdon.ild waa lined  -tSL   for  s.iulting a .lap on rfiitiiuliiy night.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  ��������� , n  Oriler your hard coal 'from H. NY  Coursier. ,      ..,'*.  ''  Look in at Liiwrcnce's'artll see the  San Toy Sail irons.  Shaving brushes, best qualities, at  Bows' Drug Store.  Wc give' you , what you ask for ul  the Kul Cross,Drug Stoie.  For Sale.���������A,.souvenir,heater, ,,coal  burner!    Apply to H. K. Cumphell.  For Sale���������Piano in good   condition.  Apply at ollice of Kooti.nav'Mah,.  ,    Electric lumps, shades and   lixUircs  in large vaiicty tit Moscro,> Bros.  10 per cent oil' nicklcplatcd ware at  Lawrences. '  ��������� Bowis' h.ibii-good ,-lino   of ;cliiiinoii-  skiiio and vests.       ,' '' J   ,  Scotts I'hiiulsion, fresh supply just  opened, at Canada. Drug iv; Book Co.  I ,4 ,  J. Morgan has opened a barber shop  on First Street next the Union,,Hotel,  R. IToivion and Co.' nic otVerii g  dainty designs in carpets and squares.  See ,t hem.  Our' millinery room is open ,foi  business every Satuiday nfienioou.  C.d}.-IIuni(i&Co. '"      ' ,  Tuesday, Feb. 9th, lust day   for  our  $20 suit sale.    We open up out spring  ', ~A  i      ,  goods next week.    J.' U.-Ciessinnn.  Owing to businesb engagements Dr.  Curry will not be absent fiom town as  expected. ��������� - .  Travellers visit'ing lievelstoke will  find 'the best accomodation at the  Cential Hotel. Abrahamson .Bros, o  Truein.inS studio now, open, and  will be till liutlier notice, under competent niniingement.  The St. Leon Hot Springs has been  ,dpened and is now ready to accomodate visitors, -    ���������  For sale,'clieap, second-hand Imse-  burner coal stove. Apply nt Ivoo*n:.v.vv  Ma ii, ollice. ' *���������  ' Gieat clearing sale of all skates and  hockey sticks at Lawiences.   y     ,'\  j-, .'Poultry food' and   stock ��������� food " for  hoises and cattle.     Boxes-all si/.es at  Canada Ding & Book Co.  Have you used Dcntaline for "the  teeth���������it cleans and whitens the teeth  and is veiy refreshing. t Bed Cro^s  DrugStoie.  >  W. C. Clark, late " C. 'P. It'.* store  :in(i timekeeper at'Kinnloops, has ioit  the railway and will start a commission agency at [\ninloops. <*  - When you come to Kevelstokc hail  the Central Hotel bu.-  to take vou to hpent.y'Mr.-. Ji. N. JWIo w inning In st  Welland, Out., and would solicit your  order for the spiing planting. ,  t  Mr. D. C. McLaren, of, Kiimlnops,  B. C, carries the 'laigest and most  complete stock of harness and saddlery  in the inierior of B. C, also a , good  stock'o'f nil goods peitaining to the  tiadeat prices that aie reasonable  and within the reach of all. '���������  .' A.sicrcopticon seivice will be given  in the Salvation Army (barracks on  Friday, Feb. 12th, at 8' o'clock sharp,  entitled '-Alone in Liverpool." This-  service is very touching and instructive.' A piolitnble time is assured to  all who will'iittend.     '    (    ;,, y  ."~'i "  ', ' ~ ,   '   '  Social ana Personal  Mr.-. Di.'Tiiylor on'olden,' has niri-  ved on ii visil to Mr*. .1. D.'Sihbald.  T. Steed hut-,joined the .stall'.if Mni:-  (loiiald iv: MonteilhV Mint'.'   ' ,  ''i'Y '       i    '  Dr. Hendeivon, veterinary surgeon  of Ai'iin-ti'ong, bus been 'appointed  Dominion iveteiiuary surgeon foi  Boundary., i ''*' <    ' '  On Moiidny evening ".Mif-.s ' McLean  eiilerliil'iied n nunibei- of her friend* at  a progressive oiiohie,party which proved a great success.     ,    , ,i  41  ^Ir.������IJ. A. Lawioii''-, house'was gay  on Thursday eveniiig with a euchre  party, given hy 'lhe young' lady inmates. Miss McLean took Inst prize  and .Mrs. Scott the othei.      ' -J  The many friends of .A. McMillan,  president of the Big Bend Lum her  Company,, will be glad to'leani that  he,is much improved in health. Mr.  'McMillan has sjient some months'nl  the hot .springs . ' <     < ���������  Mrs. Annul gave a 'progressive  euchre p-n-lv last evening to-a number  of   Indies.       After   a   very   pleasant  ���������       i -'v  . '   ���������  .'.venings pi,iy,the prizes were eventually seci'i red   by   Mis'G.   Sutherland  liist,    Mrs.   Scott    second,   and   -Mrs.'  Clark. '\' , ���������   ���������  .1. \). sibbald ���������and W. M., Biown  leit Satuiday to attend <tliec'' con-  seivativc ouiivniition at A'ictona  and go. on ,lo - Giant's Pass,  Oiegon. to study the most up to date  methods   ol     livdr.iulic  mining >. in  '   ��������� '���������    f-  piepiiatioii    foi    le-uniiug operations  on    the I-icvelstoke   and McCulIoiigir  Cieek  J1 \ tl i a nl ic   company's   giouiid  next sca.-on.    ���������     , ��������� ���������  Jvovnon - rim-. Hie   entertained about  115 of   Ifi.������ Jaily and gentlemen'fiiciuls  on    Weilne-ilav     evening   at  'Whisl.  when a   mo-t  evening   at  'enjoyable  evening  was  hotel.      Ahrahiiiiii*on    llros.  a   sup-  No, I Fne Biigadeuill hold  per at the Fire Hall tonight.  T. 11. .MtOIiihon. the well known C.  .['. K. ovei-eer of Kogei- l'a--.-. had to  letiuu to the hospital this week, and  his medical advisei- have ordeied him  to .Montie.il for which point he and  Mrs. Mc Male in have left.  /e  \  ^s,M/7\  TT  a   good  Pi ops.  iS'ew Valentines,   fancy  and  comic,  just received at Bow.-' DrugStoie  Dr. Currv,'Dentist, will, be out ot  town for about three weeks beginning  about tho 1 Ot li of.February.' Those re-  quiring his services please call as soon  as possible.  I Ail the latest magazine"���������Telephone  No. .'IS and we w-ili sent them to your  house���������we deliver to all parts of the  city.1   Red Cioss Drug -Store.  Don't forget the 2o per cent discount otV alliimniuii>'wure next week  at Lawrence's.  You will always find   an   attendant  at our electric fitting   and    plunibiii;.'  shop.-.       "A e   .-upplv    i h������- '-. st n-ji.rt- !  ii'ient   of   eieciric   n'iing-   n. the cily..  \Io-cmp Bi-o-. i  i  Ther.^ is iioiiuth in :!.i    >-ir������-.H tl.at'1  Mr. W.  Fitniing   l-    tr.ui-lerriiig   iti=  butcher biisiiies- to P.* B'irn-   and Co. |  What he is doing   H   renov.ititig    nnd  extending his bu=ine-" prenn-e*    -���������  Bargain.- in cups  ,\i\d   -..nic^r-   and  ���������all    fancy   (li-he-    h.r   a   w^i \c ii.-i.i'.  j stocktaking   at   tin-   Camilla   JJru  'Book Co  Don't foi','el ihe -p.'ial '-.ik- ...  lad'e- ->ilk and hice coi'ai- i.oler..'-  at evactly half prir-c       '-".crv thing f-.r  ladie- included   in   thi-  -ah.      W   J  George  Another -apply r.i* mivi-iI.!i- hiir  iii-is for ladii -���������laij. i -1/ s a- (i u.<���������>i  assorted shade.-���������,|f tin- R.-.l fio--  Drug Stoie  R. Tapping ha- .-ccuiid tin- i_-i n'-v  ol niir^ery stock of llu- gn'ul old |i-ii  able Iii in oi Ilmwn Biotlii-is ,V-t'o. Ltd  LATEST  TELEGRAMS.  _____ ,  Russia ,and Japan ��������� China Wants  to Combine With Japan Against  Russia��������� Town Swallowed  by  i       ��������� . ���������   -,,   - *       ���������/������������������. ' -,  *    Earthquake-d-Biq Fire at Mow  , treat'    ..       )  London, -'Fell. 5.���������The Shanghai  eoriespondent of the' London Globe  says   the,.commander  of tlie Chinese  Imperial at mv' and niivv and  the viee-  ��������� - *     ,      i,  presiduil ol I he war board have memorialized the Hinperor urgently insisting  upon an (ilVeiisive and defensive'alliance with Japan lo regain Manchuria,  the nienioriiiiisti' niaiiitiiining that the  Japanese aie heller prepared for war  than the Russians and ure more disinterested.'   r , 4 y      '  ���������Washington, Feb. h.���������A diplunuit  eoiivei-sant willi Ihe Japanese phase of  Hie eastern situation says the Tokio  government will not wait longer than  today for the Kusi-ian icplv unless in  the meaiitiiiiea .satisl'iietorv intimation  is received as to its diameter.   ,>  New York, Feb. 'f>.���������.Sigiiiliciint.au-  niuineenient that,'telegraiii.s for Japan  and Ivim-a' can he neeepted only at  lenders lisk was inlule today by the  Coinineicial.Cablo Co. .'��������� '( ,    ���������    .-���������.,,  Wasliiiigton, Feh.n.���������Stiilu depaut-  liient announces ''the' receipt ol information that Japan has called its miIi-  iects fiom the Ynlu dis'lricts in Corea  ���������'    ,      Ir ' ...       - ~  to Seoul. ,        " j '  ''St. I'etei-sliurg, Feli.5.���������While the  contcnts'ol'-the Russian reply to Japan  'are carefully guarded lhey" a re known  to he in a conciliatory spirit nnd form  and to contain what are regarded heie  as important conce'ssion.s although  maintaining Russia's Joi-inor position  nn, some of t he main points covering  Manchuria and Corea. ��������� ' ���������  ladie*.- piizeand Mr. IHnke gents piize  C. Can'a- usual won lhe '��������� lioohv."  Supper wa.- -cned at 12 o'elockw-hon  music, song- and leeilation- ended a  very pleasant tune  POLITICAL.  The Government has abandoned  the,Enabling Bill to seat McDonald  and is now hi ingnig in a bill freeing  linn of penalties and giving li'in his  .-eat for this session, the -je.it to become .vacant concuirenlly with prorogation. McDoi.ild is intending to ie-  tire anyway,n.ukI enter a coimncici.il  partnership wit,h a hrorher-in-huv of  ilK' Premier. Hit fn- n gi-iriil. lin- in n-  t-l-il    of  licvciii in :.:   . oi. I net-  n.   I.il  1���������M-t di-ii ie'  ���������_  ,X   McBndc   i-    I i-ing   i.i-ic   sii.,n|.|v  "Veil   Willi   ills   own   siippoitus      The  | latter me di-gusted with his fulsome  i reference  to   the  S icialists, whom   he  (declares he is proud to work with, and  ; they .-..iy there  is  a   he.ivy reckoning  'for him in tho country when  he d.uos  r. j another general election.    Macdonald.  ��������� leaibr oi   the   Liberals   on   the  other  ,' hind, is winning  confidence   and   :c-  -pect just a- rapidly ns'his opponent  i> losing it  McN'iicn'- model billot wu- ni|..p-  t.'d hy t';.- Ifon-i- it i- ' i K-k*. i'Y(i-p-  ting l"or th" w lute eiicji fm- the cio-j.  and tin uaine- an' to la- punted ill  unite  VHY30T0DSUFFER?  (lui ii nu dy an- always ,if hand  They aie ple.i-anl In take and ii>-  liiiiile Cold-, chill-. ievt>r, indigestion���������.ill weld nadily to theii  ic-pectivc lenu'dii-. which we can  rccomiiiend to you. lh mg u-yoiii-  next pi(-enption ; we will pri-pan-  it iicciiiately fiom pine, fie-li  dings.       Don't   forget,   the   place.  The sign of Tin   Iti:i> Ciios-.  RED CROSS  DRUG STORE  J. 4\. IllJCKIIAU.  Enopip.ous Attetion>s!  l*ll!l-ll,ll   .-l^llt '  At Poevelstoke   Theatre  Moscrop Bros. K....r.s-wi.i-,������������������������ra,wii������f  Sanitary   Plumbing. Hot! Wefe., M, 10, 1904  Water & Steam Heating.      Entir������. changeof Programme  Pipe Valve Fittings,       *    Last Two Ni?Iits  Anislerilam Feb 5. ��������� Advices icceived heie state iliat,'an entiie town in  the island ol Java, Dutch   I'.ast, Indies  is lenoiteil to have been-swallowed up  ���������v '  by volcanic ei uplion and thai liiind-  icds of pmsons weie_,killed.  St. I'oteisburg, Feb. i).���������The correspondent of I ho " Novoe Yi-mvii'" cables  that Japanese stoiekeepeis are sacnlic-  iii" iill ihev possess in their anxiofv In  i ��������� ;  escape to Japan.    '- \-   , ���������'  - Paris., Feb.! o.,��������� Pieiuicr Declasse  made a leiissiiring stiiteinent, concern-,  ing the situation in the fa'r east to the  council of minisleis today.  Poll Arlhflr,' Feb.;").���������The Hiis-Jan  lleet, has luturiied here.  London, Feb ii���������Ceroid Balfour today prom i.-ed the shipping mon to in-  ipiirc into the possibilifvynf applying  the hoaid ol trade logiiliitinns lo foreign ship-. 'Foicign M'-els luive been  able to quote lower late.- because thev  have not had to compiy with'these ie-  gulal mils, ,  New York. Feb. 5.���������Mayoi McLel-  l.ian sent a huge foico ol policemen to  tho Grand Opeia Hou.-e and compelled  the management to close the place in  obedience   to   the  orders until   it  had  . ..  been   made   safe.    The   management  disobeyed the first oidei. ,   '  Monti cai. Feb. 5.���������The pieniises nt  the Journal ol Coninieiee and A. Ily-  maii. tobaci-iiiiist, weie d.'slioyed by  ii.e t.iiiight.    Total loss !j.7o.0(H).  RAIL AND STEAMER  A Montreal dispatch says : "The  O. P. K. general manager announced  today that thc company had entcicd  into an n-'i-eement, with the Amciii'iin  trans-continental railways to advance  fieight rates on n laige ���������nimbcr of  corn mod 11 ies The ngieeinent i- thc  liist'of the kind in ide between ihe 0.  P. II and .Mr Hill's 'line, I In- Gioat  Northern,-md the Non hern Pacilic.  Miss Giant -gave a   pnly lo a   iimn-  lii-r of In-i  friends on Tliur-iliiy evenini;  It look I In- fm in of a mii-ic.i I I'onipct i-  tion    whifli    is    new      in   lli'velslokl  j Mi-s Sunt Ii won the pnze.  I        SKATES!       SKATES!  fX   As skill ing is about to cohnnence we have jilaced in stock (he famous  $ "    Boker's Hockey -Skates  WiTliave'itll sizes in endi  ������S������  'in eight-different kinds-nt reduced prices,  of these, r>o are sure to satisfy you.    Do not, fail to avail yourself of  this opportunity. '���������'-'.-'        . '���������  We have Hockey Stick's for'forwaid and defense players, made of second  growth elm, wh'ich qaiiniit heMie.tlcn in Canada.. Come and 'examine  our stock' befoie purchasing. '    r ,    . t i AA  .; w. m: lawreNge -������������������  KOH'IIAIIDWARK  OK ALL KINDS.  I     ;E. J. BOURNE, ���������'*���������'��������� Vj  <sti������  ���������v  ���������-'���������;.E*. J. BOURNE, ������������������;���������".  fy Boots,*Shoes, Men's'Furnishings,'   ,,   - ,   ,,  %'''[X     /i ' ������������������'.   .Clothing,; Hats, Caps, etc,-etc.-*  i"C_rss' Famous MackinJivvs, German Socks, Mitts/ etc. /   t%  11 ���������'"/Canadian Rubber Company's Rubbers and Overshoes. |������  i.< , '    .     ��������� o;  i* ���������  ���������       ,- , ���������   ,      ^  Bargains in Boy's Winter/Suits and Overcoats.   ^  , '' " ' ���������( '-*       ��������� * i  ���������       T  (���������   , ;]  ���������   -I  ��������� fi  if>  i  REVELSTOKE STATION, B. C.  y, .   - *' '.A i c '   *-  l-Sf-T  ^i^^(^(^ir$7i^<^(^������^_^_i������i&_?<^^  *~    . ���������.   "      ��������� ,     ,        T* *',.   .   "',        '     d,    '���������     t  y '    Your trade unless you want good goods,Vwell-tailored  d      ."_  ..and cut'with--a perfect style.     ..   '   '.d .J  h ', * '-���������*.,   J i ���������f  ,,     'UNION MADE and at living prices,     ,  .,     ���������    - '       ���������'       , '       i''  Fashionable  Tailor.  (JIcKlSNZrE AVISXUH, '-"-    , NEXT TAYLOR' BLOCK.,'  The only ]il,ice in town you c.nr get. it. ,      v,���������'  "iVL-'A. ''.Wilson-,  ; ������������������ i, '  ' 4"   I ,  -     1*  '  .'    I  ,     '���������%"      *  I * 4 .  Sale,  of,.  Carpet Remnants  Many dainty  designs  to  select" fro nv     IT-you .want a1  small 'square for your "parlor'or'drawing'room, w'e-still  have -some'Jn pretty and tasteful cplorings.  ! ; P^hq^on & ca,/    '  Undertakers and Embalmers. ''-  Picture Frhniin<r  i < O  ������  >3??fS  ���������y  /JfJV  ��������� ttifiAx -  ��������� ������ >f   -   * *  /  M. A, SMITH k CO., Agents, Bevelstoke, ft C.  ������" X " *i      ,    -  s. 3vcc3VL^.s:.o^r  I  BLACKSMITH and  R. Gordon's Dlock, Second St.  i-BEaS-g_nB5^__iSa5*BiBd_eie_3g  WANTED  \ y.W'ri;!)���������Si\ llomrh Cui-jiiMilei-.  VV       liii. l!i;iid laiiiiltei Co., I.iinili'il,  AXTI'D��������� Si\  II  ii  Arrow In ,m), I!. (  VV  I of  Electric Lamps. Door Bells and  Annunciators,  Electric Fixtures 2,fnS" Put In."  Second Street, Revelstoke  LIVING CANADA  ( I!(j4;l4.lcr.fl), iiicIiiiIIiik tlie  WVirlil'-i   HI i lit-.    Thr   Dolngi   (it   V> nu-nliiy  ,wi.I TiLlny.  Kvcrj IIiimk N'.-k i  up-   cr   y.  KiiT)lhlriif .Vcv."  KriTj-llnriK S( ,v  A.N"  li  f iold'-ll.  \'A>���������An  i'\|ieii|.|i<'ed  \|i|ily ('nltiinliiii  Willi  Inline,  Neatly and.   The Kootenay  Expeditiously,  Executed 'at ��������� Mail Office.  For Sale.  A I- S il im ii i At- n, I (HI A ei i". I'Yiiil nnd  Stuck I/iiiid: .V) ,nii.? i-|iMM-d. A|i|>ly,  lo A   H. II IvNRV, Mission Ciiy. B. C.    ���������  l'o|.iil,ir |n-k-eu, '2'ir , ">()<;, 7iio.  f'liildi'i-n, 2")f. ii IF pm K  FOR   SALE    ���������  I At,  n   liiirfjiuii.   ,'!l,;'i()()   -hsircK    I'lincc  Mining   Co.     Addie.s-.' U.   '{'., KiiiWn,  I Im-ix 7, feiidlcloii, Or., \). M, A.  THE HOTEL VICTORIA   .  I'- K. I.KA-sOX,  VICTOI'IA. -       H. C.  Ainc-iiunn ,iii I '"Jiiiiipriin IMiiii, '  ,  Aiiil'Iii-iiii I'In n ?2.(0auil U]]v\,n-,lr.  Slo.iin lli'iilcd, ^.iinplc rocnn^. ,  The Suvelsloko Business College  Day-iind Kveninj* Classes iu the  '        Library Building.  ' I  Bnicticiil     iiifidiit-tinn     is'   piven    ill  'Book-keeping, Commercial Arithmetic  Penmanship,  Correspondence,  Shorthand, Typewriting  and English,       .���������  i d o'hi'r -inhj^i'ts can'h'i' Jri'iinged for  U.XION   CAFE  , v    Cinodrow & Vincent, Pinpa.  liiisi, nf Impcri.il B.-mk   .  Finest Cafe in  Revelstoke  Open All Day and Night  Revelstoke  Dairy ���������r���������^  C  A. HkVe^L, Proprietor  Orders received for milk, creiuii  ,  -.' and fresh .Dut'ter  ,.' 4 ,1  Ciietoh'iers ciin rely on, jiaving on their  j-oquiremej-t6 filled daily   .

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