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 Vol.' lO.-No. 46  /, JBEVELSTOKE..JB. C. FEBRUARY" 13, I904-.  $2.00 Per Year.  REPORTS OF RUSSIAN VICTORIES.  dapanese  Steam-r  Sunk ��������� Russian   Gunboat Blown Up��������� Japanese  io  Attack ' Port ' Arthur���������Struggle 'Will   Be  Short  and'  ,  ������Shcirp ���������'Whereabouts  oh Japanese   Fleet Is a  ,'' o    Mystery���������German Emperor' Wants the  . ,. A       Powers to 'Consult. .        ' ,  - 'I  Just Opened ,;Fine  Range of. Tailor-  Made Suits' and  Skirts Suitable for  Early Spring* Wear  -r   '��������� v  i ,  '    I  ;   ' Coats : w i t h Tight --Pitting- ._ ���������  </'   'Backs    and   Senii-'Length.   '  -  , ^Patterns'in Checks, Stripes'.'  \   and Cheviot Serges. '"Every- ,  - <,- Garment - Tailor - Made   and"   -  AATFitds G-uaranteed.      /  -- "A ���������  PRICES   RIGHT  ������  -TAYLOR I3L00K, McKIiNZIK, AVE.^KKVELSTOKE. u  - '   , -   .     .      i -Ji    '   .  LIMITED  Samples  ^niiddii. Fob. 12.���������There i- a niiii'-  lull in w.ii- nossv Xo conlh-iini-  luii been U'ceivoil heie of the icpm-tod  tloinpt o'l' Japanese to I.mil trin pb  lien- I'oit Artliiii'. pC.iptliin To inn 11>,  Japanese naval-attache, di-cicdiis (lav  i-L'poit, .mil says Japanese svill never  .ilto'in'pt l(i lake I'on- Anliiii- ironi tho  sea, .iloiii1.'' * ,   ."'  '"   ' -      , . '        ^   . f.  _ Thi.' P.ntish y.ovoi iimeiit >h.is   mior-  iii.i'liuii svhich leads it' tu "belies u lhal,  i'  '   .  '       '   '    ">.     -a  J.ip.ni is likcly-m .be  in  possession i>f  I'oid Anliui- .1 sseek,uiiiii nosv. "/ ' -;  j In the best infoinicd Japanese-circles heie it ii piis-ately thought ihe  i v  win- ssill ho over by July ' rPh",-c IBiii-  ish oIlici.iK svlio aie cognisant  of  the  ���������    '   ,*- n       "  ,        i i.  e.sti.ioiilinaiy     thoioughnesS     svith  Vilnch Japan prepared lor the ssanate  inclined lo'.sliaie  tlie  J.111.1110-0  siesv  1  icgatding duration 01 sti ugglo.     "       ,  Clio   Koo,   Feb   '12.���������The Japanese  (loot has nut b'een seen since Tno-ilas.  Baron llas-ashi savs' ss-h.itcsci-   iii.lv  be'1 Can Id of war,  Russia,   mOalloss ing,  Japan to occupy  and toi-tify. M'ls.nn-  pho, has incited ifor  heiself >.mother  Da1d.1nclles.~-     "    *    "  Load Lniiadois'iic, the llcitiah foicign  -cciofciuy, leg.uds the report  th.it-thoJ  British alloised the 1 Japanese  to   use  Wei Ilui Wei as 11 bise 'for' oper.uio'is  I ' .       " s      S   1 ' .       -  against fort Arthur as a mischievous  fabrication.,^, .. ^,������_ ", --, ^.," ���������  f"8t Petersburg, Feb-12���������It is", post-"  tivcly-asserted by -the government  that no telegrams have been   receised  ' >"       .s I  from Viceioy AlccietV except those  already given out and.itys undeistoix!  that even    the   e/.ar   is   expectantly  '. x 1     ' i  sviuting "oniploto direct oflicial   infor-  ti f ,, -    '  m.iuo'i.     The ��������� break1 of   ealilo eon-  ncetioiis is giv'en .is a reason' for nnii  receipt of direct news of the  battle of  Chemulpo.     Any additional informa-  Hon the  authoiitii's   have'obtaiiiod is  from.Itii^sian souroos.nbioad.        "  A       ���������"    '    '������  " Lnndon/ Feb.'   12.���������Well   iniurnieil  public opinion heio   is  of  lielief  that  y"A '��������� ' "  the ne\t move svill be a determined ei'-  ���������'<���������'��������� ,   1   ,  ftlrt.onrtho part of  Japan? lo  eaplure  \ < ' . ,    j;  Poll Ai thin.    The Riis3ian Meet is be-  ' 'a i j       ' v  lieved to'be in  no'shapo  to svitlisiniul  :i deteimined uliaclc. '   '  L      IT     ,        1 K  ������������������<,'.      I ' '  I , I   '  -  London, Feb." 12.���������ICnipoioiyWilliiini  Ji.i.i siininioiied .1 conlerenee svilh rhe  ." * * ��������� "  ' .   -"   .  .object (it .sceurinj; uniioiin ..icfioif on  the part ol the poss-ei-. in leirard to the  r " "a    ���������_'"  sva 1.,      .       >     .  fit. Petersbuig.   Feb ' 12.���������A  Vejioit  'leceived hercironi Viceioy Ale\ietl says  v ?        i' - '  the-Russian ��������� torpedo   lu.it' ti-.in������poic  yciriseih isas blosMi up bv the acciden-  tal striking..iJ'niiiic  111, Poit,,,AilJiiir  b.ii-boi-;   C.ipnun     Steph.inoiV,    three,  olticei-s   and "ninety   one   inen   svc-ie,  kin ed " ���������-     1   -v-^"-::  ;"   1 u   r>       '    '     '  London, Feb. 12 ���������Neiv������ has reaehed  ;hei;e 'that   on -February 11, tsso Japanese incicliant steameis were shelled  by,four Russian ss-.n-ships, one .-.f (the  -'-'      - '  ' ,        , ..1.  steamers was sunk,0the other escapee.  -Tokio, Feb.. 12r^-Au  olheiai  ;epo-'.  U.I,- y-j.'.",.- f       _       -~'.'---J; -    A   -t  from"Admiral Togo^'coniin.indiug- ,tl:e  ' ^ - -  Japanese ,lleet\in��������� the action'r.tAPer*  Ai thin, s.iys'the Japa'iesc',;iect   sr.-i-  t.uned- very '   little,  damage.       The  Japanese   lost   only  'tour   knied a- il  lifts'-1  in- wounded.  allies  eaters  M rStoves iLncI, ^''"jyes   for  Wood'or Coal' in  Sizes /,''&. p  9,-10,  at''from'$ 1-,.oo up. ��������� ' v'  ' .' 1 ".' ''..,' *' '  ,S, K. ^. TES  M  Iixtra values in Skiuos antl lanjc' variety to c'hoos'e from. ^  I      ' :���������/  H-ASNES'S'     ' '' '"' I  *s$    1 ���������> f ' *^i  ^J Team llaine.ss fm- l.unibermg, Fanii^nul 'lliay ^'ork.    Single llnini^s if;  Q,     ���������        for F..\pies-, .hhI .IhivVng, lI01.se Blunkels, Whips, elc     '   .     O  ������ White and',Granite' Ehamcl Ware,' Crockery and Glass- Si  ^ -'>  .     ware.     l-ull,stock of Groceries at     , '   '"      'M.  M    ' A ���������'     -    ' ' '-   '   r "o -     IM  "  1  BOURN17'"  I t y s. -,      - L 1 i^j'  Headquarters for Groceries  'Stoves, Hardware, Harness,' etc.  *~      j? ^i * >  ������������������-*?'I  ���������-,..--  FOR A FEW ,DAYS BUEING FEBBMBY  We^will continue our   Dressmakiny   Bargains.     We will  make any'lady a street01 walking" skirt for $3.00.   Some  of the   ladies in tow n have availed themselves of this  1 1 '  o-enume bargain offer and are more than satisfied.  WHY NOT YOU ?  We nil' slum insr 101 ,ihe pii'sent Kinie nesi dicss tnalei tal.s���������Zebeline in  ilitVeicnt shades. A \\nl> cuinel's hail linish. priiu'ip.iUy in Isvo tone  t'tlei-t.s at (10 cents pei said     '    '  llonie-pun. -1(i mehes. all ssool and an e-cua lieass sseaiht. all eolois at  8.") cents  per yaul.  Xnseliy suitings m all i-(i|ni> ssilli  snossllake ell eel   all .mil (!0 inebes  slide ill -f 1.2-"i per said  Riplci's pule linish in l.mc-y die-s nniteiiiiN, pei yard. (!0 eenU.  ICniilish bioadclnth in  plain i-(i|ih������. in ali incln-. ss ide and all svonl. the  line-t. pei  y.nd. !f2ll()c  NEW GOODS  Ladies' sshite  line ��������� i mll.iis   pimj pnnsr. puppy  the nesv tin noser eullai  al   1.1 i-i'iit-.  Flannelette ombioiilers. all enlui������ and ssidlhs. at 8. 10 and 1.1 cents.  Miduei Teck boss and sdinn ties. In be ssuin ss ith the ping pong ei ill,lis  nl  2.1 and .'1.1 eenls.  C'biii.1    -ilks    2:1   lent-,    ^ilkinc    Fnibtoidery   I loops,  Riaui.uil   and  Ai-nistinim and Cuilii-i'lli silks  fm   lanes   souk  LIMITED.  Millinery and Dressmaking: Departments on Second Floor  TBagWJftjgrw*.fl8,f'aagBa^  .  NO: 1 FIRE BRIGADE.  j Notss ithst,Hiding the inclement ssea-  theiXoA Fne Brigade had a seiy  successful suppci .it their liie li.ill on  .S.itiiidiiy night. .Mayor liiossn [nesi-  ded and Aid P.essis. chaiiman of the  liie. ss.iter and light coiiiniittee and  Chief Rain also attended. The membeis  of tho biignde pioenc ssere ��������� C. Abi.i-  li.unsoii, chief. II. Cooke, J. K Taylor,  W . Xettle A\. W Lefeaux. C. SI. Field,  R A. Upper. T. riteed J. A. Stone and  10 Watei-on The toast list included  the V1 my Xass and Vnlunreeis. 1 expended m by   \\"'   \.'.Nettle.  Canada  0111 home  lLspnnded to bv C SI. Field  1 <  Fne iuiu.ide- and < hiel's. icspondod to  bs Aid. Le.sis  Diumg the esening tlieOInyor said  thil'ssith the assistance oi the council  he'piopo-d lmpiosnig t!:e ss.iter -up- j  ply .1= far.is the  lunds  ssonld  admit,  lie    piaisul    the    piomptitude   s.ith  ssl.ich the li.o biinades had gisen their  &."W by Ihe at the la.ge mills of (he  seisices iu   the   p.isf svhen   called   011  As ohaiiiiun ui tlie liie. ss.iter and  light committee Aid. Less is svould  base his .i-sistanee in having the bn-  u'.ule.s kei'ii up their piactices to a liiirb  stilndaiil. He lelened 10 the line ness  dull hull ssliicli the city had. and 111-  ged the soiunrm.-n to make Use of it to  the utmost hs-joinum the Pocky Sloun-  utitin Rangeis. He believed the drill  hall could he obtained by the liie bii-  gudi-s fm a dance sshen they icquned  it. '  PROVINCIAL   LEGISLATURE.  The mines committee lepoited  iiir.niisr in.tkiiiir .my i-han^es in the  mineial and placci acts rhis -e-siuii.  The    inn limiit���������''   hen   bill     Hindis  p.ls-i -ii.  The mines iei;ul.nion bill \s,is intio-  diii-iil and is disced to jiiusnK nn%  gie.uei sliiiigenes in the iii.mair.'nicnt  of  mini's.  The liou-e adjoin md Tuesday sshen  liie irnsi 1 nnii'iit pioniisfil a suni'iiei  sC-sim-, tn ciniside" ,< i.iilss.iv poliev.  LATEST  t    TELEGRAMS.  Snow Blockade on Railways���������Big  '   Fire    at     Peterborough ��������� Another Liberal Victory.  "  Mn11l1c.1l, Feb 13���������Thesituation 111  (be sinisv blockade of l.ulsv.iys in Western pntano is mateiuilly impiosed in  the la si, fess d.ivs     Ilailss.iv������   nosv a n-  -   1  nouncc the passenger seisice laiily  ssell liMinied. but theie is gie.it congestion 111 fieight. 'Tlic'i.nlss.iys ssill  nosv be kept busy getting it out of the  ssay. Itt is estiniated the blockade  cost the Ciand Trunk between three  and loin bundled thousand dollai-  Peteiboio,  Onl.   Fel������.  VV��������� $100.000  ar^a ins! Bargai ns  I;- In- stock-takinw we . find, ������>-oods  that we 'don't" want1, to  I ,- ",''-''<  ^   *V      '>     ^7i7^-'' "****'  sAcarry' over and \ve-"'pufCthem'on. 6ur-tableJt6,-clear/at J"  I", l-l .^,. .. -    -_Ls  ^  1 /  :'- 1..^    ------ ~- ��������� 1 :���������  ���������-.    -      ���������������   t, ���������>   - - ' '\  less--.than manufacturers,.prices,  2O ������/0 -Discailxrtj  on All Dress Goods  Just   to   start   our .dressmaking   department.  "Wo have much ple.isiiie in recommending Mis. Shook, it ho has  . taken chaige of oui  Dicasniaking Department.    All ssoi k guaiiinteeil.  REID & YOUNG,  Diy Goods Meich.mK Revelstoke, Ii. C.  AiiiiTic.m Ceieal Co, necessitating  closing dossil foi six months, throwmg  J01) men nut of emplos meat.  Fia-ers die. Que. Feb Ki���������Lapointe,  liberal was elected 1 ������\ aiclamaiion loi  1 lie t'oinnii'iis for k'aniouiaska 111 led  the s,mines- caused by the elesation of  lion. Cis-nI to (be bench.  f| fi IT ^ Ti RW MP! 11 TES  AT BEWS  BASY'S OWN COUGH SYRUP   .  An excellent 01110 toi baby's cough.  LINSEED.LICORIGE&GHLORODYNE  I'm ulili'i cbildiei d adults.  SENECA  The  eser-ieliable   lemedy,  1 dieses  lnisiisciH'ss. at' iiikc.  WALTER BEWS, Phm. B.  Dpuafi-isfc and Stationer,  Jl ol (iriiii- |iiniii|ill\ lilli'i'. \i-\t llniiiij's  Oi-|i"iisiiii^  1 s|p( ci,tll.s  liave our  ssurance  That any goods .leaving" our tilore are gu-iranteed  to meet with your entire satisfaction. Because ^  ^ we handle the very finest Groceries and Gents' C  Furnishings that can be had sve make a special ^  efforl to please all  of our customers  All Lines of Union-Made  Goods Handled  Come in and see our stock. Gentlemen, we have  Stanfidd's Underwear. Have you vsorn it?  Also a fine line of Trunks   and  Valises,  etc..  etc.  < . 'V  / fl      1 V f  ���������J-^-mv- i-*- '  _J  TKE 'KOOTENAY" MAIL.  THEWAR.  c- u.  ������/or/;a// Scored Heavily at Start���������  Reports of Russian Victories.  Port Arthm,   Feb. il., 'I p. in.���������.lap-  aiio-i'   lorpedo   boats '-attacked   'the  'Russian    Meet    heie  during the night  sind (luee   ul > the Itussian ships ssere  ' badly damaged. '   The Japanese, sshn  -thus sfoiL'tl (he Mist successor the ssni,  iCsi-aped undamaged.     Martial l.isv has  been declined line  '.St.   Petersburg, ' Feb.   !)���������Adnjiial  Alexiefl conlirnis the Poi I Aithur'deo-  patch   of  the  torpcdieing of iluecof  the Russian ss-aishipsby Ihe J ipanese  The iiesss cieiu'ed, intense  excitement  here.    The notion of the Japanese in  attacking the Russian licet svitbout a  declaration of svar is denounced' ns'iin  outrage by the Kiissi.ins gcneially and  the    result,   instead    of   discmnagmg  ,   them, seems' to have been   to   furnish  the  spark   necessary'" to   Inc  ltussinn  i ,,, ' - ,  i),iti lotisin.     I he count is- is aruiiscil.  ^���������-A'London,-' Feb. i).���������A despatch tu  Jceuters telegnini company fioni  Shanghai sass it ,is cieditably icpoi-  icd lint ilie Hnssiaii nwil steamei  Mongolia, ssbich left Shanghai Sunday, h.isboen Ciiptuii'il by the Japanese oil Shan Tung ppiimsiila. A Cliei}  J'oo cl(>������p..tch says /the Japnncse aie  linngion Poi t Ai thin at a i.ingc of  '    tlnee miles.     "     _        , j  P.nis, Pub. f).��������� It ss.is announced at  the  Fii'iic-h   foicign   ollice   ibis, ai'iei-  u iioiiirthnl (he Ru-sun icrui'.ei- Paliada  svas'.sunk    in .the   torpedo atl.iek'by  ./apanesc..    The cable   lionrVladivostok I- icpoitqd (o be cut     r"  China,   il,   is  undcistood, has gisen  O.'1'u-i.il  '.issiiiance   thai    she   ssill ini-  juedi.ifcly   .issue     a   decl.ii-.iliou'    of  ijicuti.ilily  The   Fienclvgos-oi nnient ss ill ni.iiii-  . lain   neul i.ilily 'under . any   and, all  " ciiciinist.i'nccs, t the ��������� Fianeo-Kussian  . tieaty being const! ued us   not   lequii-  ing Fiance In lnlei'sene in    beh.ill'  of  S^iissiu even   should   Cheat   Britain oi  ,  iins    Lhiid    possor   act   m    behalt   of  Japan.   '    ,  ��������� -   . "  ���������  Perlin,   Feb.  !).���������The   comment   at  tlie mill inc dcpnitnient on the'success  ol .l.ipan s   (list   Moss   nt Poit'Ailliui  1 -w.i&.ili.it escn the   tempoinij   dis.ililc-  nieiit'ol    tliiee' ssaisbips   placed the,  ^Russians at a   gicat   disadsimtage   in  the futiuc opeiahoiis.  -    London',   Feb   0.���������-Ihion    lliiyashi,  Ihe Japanese miniMer, paid this at'ter-  .-*f.iui Ih'ai   Itu.-Mii   ssii.s   milking   l\Cl._  -penile   ell'oit-   ilimugli    the   s.iin..  oiiba���������ies to have the posvets inteisene  that Russia ssas noss ss ilium    In   eon-  cede eserylhing but the oiler c.imc too  l.i I e  V.uiiig. h.is-e been blossn up by'ihe  .Japanese at Chemulpo. Core.i. OHi-  ceis and men of the tsvo sunken  vessels .sought lefugc on a French  cruiser. ' r i'  Theie svere   no   casualties   on   the  Japanese side.' '   ,'  A summary of the losses sustained  ny Russi.i'in the first 24 hours of the  win- isitli Japan " shosss that elesen  ssaiships svere placed out of jiction in  one, ssny or another and that the  Japanese did not lose a ship.  ' London, Feb. 10.���������-Union llayashi  said today Japan was slosv in negotiating, but is making up for lost time  by quickness m action. The engagements at Port Arthur and Chemulpo,  lie,saj'.i , svere meiely in aecoidanco  svith plans long mntuied. So soon as  the Japanese are landed in, Coien he  looks for an important lleet nct'uii at  Port Aitlmr. ������   ���������  St. U'eterabiitg, ,Feb.   10���������Some of  the nesvspapeis print'qxtr.is'clainiing  a    Russian    victory at    Pert    Arthur.  Three   .I.i pit nose   ssaiships   and L foui  toipedo  bouts  aio'iopoited   to, have  been'sei iously ciipoled.    One  report  says the Japanese battleship Ishikish-  m.is svas sunk.    The repoits hosvever  lack confirmation mid ,-ue discredited.  The ssliole.cinpii'e is Iii oil'by ss.ir fever.    The c/.ai  has issued,:i siipicme  manifesto that the ssar is on.   .       '  r  . yiadivostock, Fob. 10.���������Piivate tele-  giams iceeived here  leport   the  complete  tonto of   Japanese  by Russians'  on the Vain liver.    These advices also  claim that Chemulpo, Coiea, has been  sceuie'd by Russian soldiers and m.n-  . 'i t>      i  IOCS.   -_.--' ' _ .  London,   Feb. f10���������It svas miiioun-  cod in the House  of  Commons today  that ii piocl.iination of Iliitisli nonti.i-  . >      .   i  lily in   the   fai   east ssill  be taken up  lomoiiosv.     J " ' , A  London, Feb 10���������A special despatch 11oin .Tokio says it 'is tepoited  that tlnee transports of' the  Russian volunteei Meet ' consesieg  about'two thousand troops -b-i\e been  captnicd -by 'the Japanese otY , the  ICoienn coast  TAkio, l'cb.10���������A   fonn.il  decl.iia-.  tion oi war is expected .tonight.    Tlie  proclamation -has been  piep.ued and  approsed by the Japanese cabinet. ,  Tokio, Feb    10.���������Japan' has  sewed  iMnshainpo,  Coiea, and "despnteiied   a  heavy loiee theie.    Japan  ssill foitify  the.poit theie ;uul  establish  a   n.is.-il I ess>'-j* ���������'   *'  ;ind niililaiv loice. "     * '     fons, P2 il.SS,  the Russian fleet svas de-tioyed, 'foui  battleships and (three 'ciiiir-ci- being  sunk and'that tsso Japanese ssiirships  svere damaged in'(he engagement oh"  Poit Aithur. the Japanese getting.be;  'tsseen the Russians and the entrance  of the harbor before the light commenced. The iep'oit i--revived tUat, Russia is attempting (o ai range ssith Turkey to peimit the Black Sea licet,to  pass through the Daulanelles, and it  is' added Russia is trying tn-seeme  Great Iiritain's'consent. The repoit  lacks conlirm.it ion. '  A    iimcl.iiiiution   ssas  i-Mied" today  i '  declining  Great    ISritain's   neutiahty  during   the   ssar  betsseen   Japan   and  Russia. ��������� r  Tokio, Feb. 11.���������The existence nf a  state of ssar ssith Russia ssas formally  announced, todn'v bv itnperial prde-  lam.ition. i  St. I'cteisb'urg, Feb. 11 ���������The better  class of public' opinion reg.uds ssar  svith Japan us a mistake, believing ,it  svill not advance Russian inteiests  but, svill serve only those of the  western Europe in posvers   '  London, Feb. 11.���������King Edsv.ud today signed ii'neutiality proclamation  It covers all tlie British dominion.-  'London, Feb, 11.���������The Daily-Telegraph , coiiespondent 'at1 >'agiisnki  under date or Feb t 10th, cables that  there has been a. renewed attack on  Port Arthur and that the^ Japanese  have o.iptuicd -sesen Russian Ahips  a nd chased others.  "London,'Feb. 11���������-A Times cable  states Japan is shipping liiige rpi.inti-  ties of arms to China  The telegraphic ollice adsises .thai  the ssiicsiuo dossn ss("-l~i)f Kainloops.  and fm(lid despatches aie" at present  delayed * ���������>  voter are goveinid entiiely by' the  iiiuniciii.il l.nv in iliac dnection, and  while, individually. 1 sv.nild n -t be in  favoui of your''suggest ion, .still P  thought it my duty, osving to the I ict  that your petition sv.is so largely  sig'ied, to'.take the inaltor up svith  the iiuinicip.il committee, sshioh  may lell,yuu I did but the result was  th.it your petition did not .meet 'with  the approval,!)! that com ittee. ''A  - "Asregaiclothepiosinui.il franchise  foi ivonicn, I' mayw say,. I his -'quebliou  is ' one sshioh has been before' oar  leirislntuie for a ,nuiiiber,'i>f ya.us On  sonic occasions 'I have voted for it,  hosve.vei, on' the occasion "of the pie-  sent session svhen it svas'befoie the  legishit'uie, I felt it my duty, ossiug to  the aigiiments svhich' sveie .presented  pro and con,   to   vote  against  il.r   .1  '   ' (���������'.'. . ';  may   say   it   is   a   very     import1*..  ciuestion, and one on svhich the ladies  of the .province should expiess a  fuller opinion than anything sve have  in tho ivayo.of an expressed , opinion  before us at the piesent time. I fully  icaii/.c, 1 can iissuie you.' the impoi tance of,this very grase qucs'tiou,  and svill he alsvays 'prepared to< meet  von and' discuss, the matter on its  incuts, at the same lime 1 trust 'you  svill accept this letter in all' sinceiity.'  " "Yours'very truly,   ,  _' '  ''     ^THOMAS TAYLOR."  THE RIVAL FLEETS.  -  <���������' ���������*���������    '\ ���������'   '*',  About Equal in  Strength���������Japan  Has Reinforcements Due.  ���������      A  ' 'ThVcoii'slitiitiiin nl' the ii\al squadrons in the east al piesent is'as foi loss s-  R.itdes'iiii���������lap.ine-c. (i , ton*. SO-  C9i). ' Russian. 9 ; Ions. 110 2:52.  Aiinoied cruisei.���������Japani'su.ll: tons'  25 100     Itussian'.'S ,  tons, [������Ji������'A.       ,  Secciiid-cliis-. ci nisei--���������,htp,uiese, 12 ;>  tons, .'57.7,'lil.    Rii������-si.ii], 1 ;   lull-. .'?,2Sf>  t thmboats and conM defence���������Japan- J "J die di������Jst, (hen it is;aniiouiKed lint  Tendency of the Tune's,  ,   ' i ..       .     '  The tendeniy.of medical science is  tosv.ird pivs-.mlivi' ini'.Miri's, .The  Ix'sl iho'uglil, ot? tlie woi Id is being gisen lo liie siiliieel ,ll is ci-ii'i'.ind lii-i-  Ii'i to pieveiit than lo ciue..t Ii_Ji is  lieen hilly demons! rated lhal pneumonia one ol ihe niiisl, diingei ous (lis-  eases 111,it mi'dii.il men bavc In con-  lend svith,'can In- pieventecl bv lin-  usi- ol Cli.mibeilam's Cornell Ri-inedy.  Pneiiiiioiiia ,-ilsvass results li.-mi a culil  or lioni an attack ol_ inlbieiiz.i (gi'i|  and it lias lit-en oIisim vi-d t li.it I his  remedy counti'iMi I; nny ���������U'iidi'-ncv ot  these diseases , tosv.u d pni'iinioni,i.  Thi* has Iii-imi I'ullv proven in many  thousands of eases iu svliich this lem-  ,edy has lieen'used <1 ii i i n <; the glial  pi es'iilence ol colds and gi i|i in iicenl,  yens, and can he iclieu upon s\ilh un  pliiit, 'eonlidi'iice. Pneiiiiioiiia 'of I en  lesults 11 out a, slight cold when "no  danger is apprehended until it- is- .suddenly' cliscut'pied that, llirei-e ia lever  mil difficulty in  hieaLliing and puiiis  Melody  and Mirth  During tlie Long.  'Winter Evenings  -with  The Berliner Gram-6-phone'  " 'Winter's dreary evenings lose their monotony, and yon  'have a'constant source of pleasure and profit, in a Gram-  i'o-phone. 'it will tell you funny stories or sing "Coon  Songs"���������if you" feel humorously inclined. If you want,  to dance,, anything from a-two-step to arminuet���������awaits  your pleasure or that of your friends and neighbors.  It will play masterpieces of the Piano or Organ; .Solos l.y famous violinist,,  mandoHii. ������uitnr or banjo pliyen.; Rive >o������ a Hanu Concert l.v Soum's or the  Coldstream Guards' Band or tlie Bagpipes; mur or talk, wli.cfi yon will.   .  Prices ofGram-o-phones ^11^ ftfTk   5?4^/^i  complete with 3 Records ������P*~J   l^   ������P*T^  '< Guaranteed for five j ears.   "It is made In Canada."  Sold,  on   e������������y monthly payments  if desired.    Write  for particulars. Catalogue and list of Records.  " Miiniifnctiired by >      , '  E.' BERLINER, 2315 St. Catherine Street, Montreal. '   '.  FOR BALE BY .    , '  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  REVELSTOKE,' li. C  V '.  '  fl  h "  28 "3!) I.  Kiissinii.   12  London, Feb 10���������The Shanghai  correspondent of the -'Hails -Mnil "  s.is-s .1." i.-.'TWt.-uU^biidge on the .Man-  cliuiiiin R.ulss-iiy hnsi been blown up  and thirty MOP killed.  Washington,    Feb     10���������Picsldctit  Niubt   toipedo ati,.ckso,,thcjB|,0feuvcIi   huS   (!cci(lccl   tQ     Nb���������e   ���������  pint ot (he  Jnpiiiii'sc  Meet  ssill.  it   '������������������ [ neutl.i,iltj pmclair-uioti;  belies ed.   he   kept  tip  so  long  ii-the, ' .       .  ... ,-���������,'.        -i CiircitT. Feb  10 ���������Ouleii hnve  been  Itiissiau lleet maintains its ooeess.tun ��������� ,    , ,. ,,     , ���������  .    ,      .   ,,       .    ,       (reeeii-ed   here   snspendmg    nil   sinn-  onen position outside ru   I'mt Arrliiu. ..,,���������-  ,,,, .       ,, ,'   ,       .    ,.    , .,      ,     nieius ot coul foi the Riissinn  gosern-  IMiis ssill be done jn the hope ot bteuk-  i     i> nn'iit,  llio riiissiiin   lieise. ��������� ���������        ,  St.   ['etersbur<r,  Feb.    10.���������Viceroy  mg up mo niissinn   lieise.  Che Foo,-Feb. U.���������1 ho steimier Ool-1 Aicx'ietl'lie^n' the nSbili/ation oi tlie  umbi.i bus nuised   froih   Port   Arthur !ar|m. re=er;e3 in CJ,torn As;a todily.  is ith details of the litt.ick nn the Rus-j     gt"     ]������et,.rs,H,r������r:    Feb.     Ll. ���������"Rigid  Torpedo bout destioyer.- ��������� Japanese.  19; ions. H.227. Itiissian. ;!:> , tuns,  9,'iOS '  Taking into account the nesier and  liens iei armaments ol Japan, (he  ,'jajiindi-on- inc .-ilincist ef|ii:il,  Tisn  J;i[nini'-0  eiuisei's  illiieh  ^vi-k Jiliillaiy "22 me-nut  i'.ltluded in  this list unci may   nun   the scale in a  nasal battle in fasoi of Japim  It is rumoieil the C 1'. U. hiis sold  oi chinteied the sienmers T.u tar and  Athenian'to the Jajianese govern incut.  ihe ]).itieiit luis pneuiiioniii. lie on  (he sale side and>take Ohaniberlain's  Onugh Remedy as soon,as llio cold i1-  conli-.Kled. It, alsvays -cures. Foe  Sale by all druggists. i  .oment  . ' is sometimes a* necessity and in an emer-v i  T r i  ''���������ft' ,���������gcncy 'cf this  kir.d,  Tho  Busy   Ilouse-  KOVrJL"  to  be  truly" a'1  10berever  ,9  gi,in tleet.  ships   sseie  enched   iicio-s   the  tin nee   to    the    hurboi.  crusiei ssas also beached.  T. TAYLOR, M, P. P.  Writes R. Tapping :n Public Matters  ���������Shall the , Women   Vote ?  Tho of the Russian battle- jcensors,)ip  -tj,i nre,ents  ocsvsp.-ipcis  f". codny from   r.eceising   isnr   nesss from  \    Russian , IUl!;s*..ln   or.,-oreign    sources       The  J lie-' 1''"c i public i- con-t.-iiuer.ily sf.ll\in the [ R. Tapping h.inil- ti- the folloss in  the on ra inec oi the ha. bor,j)i even ting r������,Ark_ A��������� imnnt.r J,- M1I���������or=. how letter ieceived"fiu.ii T.TnvK.r. M 1> I'. ]  gim-bonts fiom wing out and buttle- ��������� ^.^ uri; a|kjU_ Que lenort is to ihe I "I h.- m iir-krnossl.-dgc receipt of  ships and eiuiseis fiom goins: in ro;etVect t,JJt t,|{. Hu^:An c..,���������-=er| v,,,u- ;.IVv), of 07t), ultimo, in ssbich  c-.il. The, Jnp.inOs.c- lleet remained ;Groniobi reCentlv -ab^d out oft vou ief"i totss.. lett".- sou had  outside and chess- die lire  of  the* I-tus-, VI,uiiv0slock destroying issenty Japa-1 ivritrei, me duimg  this s^,,,,,'���������f the  i nc-e tr.m.-ports i li. C  !e<ri-l^tme���������one concci niiig Ihe  '     Another report claim' d four  of  the  aiip<mitn;e"t   of a   fruit-tree inspector  ' lp'lnev������ i Vladiso-toek warships  hid   =mnk four I nt lb-velst'doy mid a letter emu'eming  fleet    ssas.   steaming   tnsin.ds    Dalny i Jtipi,nP,c lran.p0I'tc.^ | svoinr-n's m.nchi-e.    I Ik-k in npolniri/'e  svhen last, -enn. i     Another rpport is to tii'- efl'Cct   that i for not busing bei-n  more punctual in  <-r    Pi.toisliiii-r   Fi.li   !)���������The-   tullou - - -i... ��������� ���������i.   ,.t o.....     v .. i...������ .. .- ' :..,.      V(>||,.    ������.(>rii-.p<ill i liMH'C    ill  cmnertion   witli these veiy impoitnnt  matter.".  ������������������A- to the liist niiitli'i���������llii'.ippoint-  incnt >.f a fruit-In ���������' in-p'-.-lin nt Itevcl-  -t.>k>'. I ktiois this to 1-" a s'-ry iinpoi-  t itit   mitli'i   iiulciil, mid line ivhich is  IRON MASK MINE;  i  t - '  eft  A   New   Company   Organised   to  Operate it.  The Kilinloops Klines. Limited, has  been foi med in London. Kiig'.ind. to  acquire the undertaking*., assets and  liabilities of the Ji C. 1-Aploiing  Syndicate, Limited, operating the  lion Mask 31 inc near Kuniloops. The  liist diiectois are G T Synions. C. 13.  Hulling, l'\ V 31.uinent. ������, V. Mil-  sted and 13 10. Tempest, whose ic-  liiunei.ition is JfoOO n yen (IToO e.stiu  ft)i the cliiiiininii). and 10 poi cent of  the piolits remaining after paying If)  pei cent, (lis idend.  The cnpitui is,tl.")0.000 in Cl shines.  The teiristered ollice is IS Leadenliull  Stipot. Loncloii, 13. C  sian Meet sshile the torpedo boats isent  inside and did  their ssorU.  sian   liie   full   shoit.    The  -t. IVteisiung, Fub !)_The folloss-' t|���������. rP(.Cnt attack of Rort Ai tlinr ssae [ aiisweiing  ing ofbcl.il bulletin h.i������ been i���������tied bs |a f0JIlt l0 pl0tect the- pn--ia^ of tran-  (.il der of tin- Vlii-loy . "I bc_' to ie- j sl,orts bound to hh.nilliii '^-.1,111 to  poit that thi^ day (Tue-dav) about I I | J<mf| .l.tp.tnc-e troops nil'! cll'i ct  o'cloi-k a .hipanesi-'snuadioii eon-i-t junction ssith fprce- ot Chme-e coming of about la battleslnp. .nnl J ni.itifli.-r-iii-clii������I .md attack Russians  cruisi-is :ip[ii-o,i( bid   Poit   Aithiir and ' jn |-cnr.  opeiud lin-      Ti- enemy ������,i- nn-isid '     'Jhe tonf of tl).-   prP"   romnu'iit toss ith    a    (MiiiiDii.idi.    fiom    the   s)|(,n  li.itt.rs and the gun-of ,,ur   -ipiadion j wni(.|, ��������� lr.garded as .-ignuicint  svliich nl-o p,uLii'ipated in llu  cii'_',ige j  added to even tho most tasteless dish, jjives the appetizing  flavor of fresh lean beef,"'and  by its aid rich" nourishing-  soups "and tasty gravies are  ~ - ~TT-Rn\fr. J easily prepared at short no-  J. Y      -"     .     '      ' '     ticc. r      ���������   K <: '   -  -  'Ji?  / i ������������������  A!  ������. -.  \  \i-e Wei lliu   W'< i    to   bomb.'ud    fort , appoint, d -onu svin-ii-  in   tin' inleiioi,  Arthur. ' tms-ibls   at   Ri vi l-toki , but the :\hole  i  I'.uis, Feb   II ���������A d������-p.itcli from ,-sf 'mn-tioii rf-ohi--  it-ejf into one of ex  futersbuig s,i\s that   u   Uiiiibiirdiiicnt   p.'n-i', and   the department lu'.c Ih'i-ii  certamly  ol u'n-.it   iiiti-M'st, to you,    I  j day i- Ins. bitter against the .1 upa iic-'\   have   tak'-n   the   in.itt'-i   up  si-it li lb'-  pattiii'-iit   anil   I   find llint tbi-y ai'i-  Tbe  Xovoe   Vremya   iifimls   (ircat' fulls   m   a. rd   v.ith jmn' vieiv-i and  incut. At-ilout iiiiddas the .f.ipiine-i-J Bntjun foi-iilloMing the JupiiiK-c to|iniiic. that an m-p.i-l.ir -hnnld lie  ilei'l f-ea-(d ils (iicand li ft, pun-i'i'diiig  1 south. Our los-cs ni ihe lli-ct iseie  tss-o ollucis Moimdi-il. nine nvn killed  and foiiy-one men swumded. On the  f-hon- batteric-s one man ssa- killed  and tli11 e sioundid.  The    battleship    Poll.     and     the  ciui-ci- .S'osik each had a bole knockid  in hci -ide helms the ssiilcr line.  The foit- neie <dighfls damaged."  Tekin, Feb. 9���������About 1,000 Japanese troops (liscrribni ked nt Clicinulpo,  Korea, yesterday notwithstanding the  presence of tsvo Ruisinn warships.  London, Feb. 10.���������An oflicinl despatch received by Huron Hayashi, the  Japanae minister here, says the Russian   gunboat   KorieU   and     cruiser  Catarrh, Pneumonia, Consumption.  Death's f.iteinl tnnity they aie  often called Catarih is the liist  stage, pneumonia often lollusi-s,. and  cousiimpliiiii liimlly exacts 'ihe full,  penalty. This can all be aserted by  lining healing, balsuinic C'atiiirlio/.one,  lin imliscplic that peneti.iles the re-  iiiotesl air cells ot the lungs. Calnnho-  /.iiiie leiicbi's th ecu tne miicoii~ sin face  1 of the tlnoal and bicathing u; ip.i I ul lis.;  ' ii carries lion It li ssliciesci it goe-s,  b. mgs in-taut iclicf mid is absolutely  c'ltain    to   cure.      Ilon'i   delay,   gv_t  i . ..tin rbo/.one today ll mean- health,  (-.-itaiii cine.    Two nionlli-' l icilmeiil  ;-pi,00, tiial si/c '2iii\ t'lilairliu/one is  hiiiiinleed.  t  The Victoria Cross  *    For Valor-  In Ten Colors    ^  Weekly Mail and Empire  For News-  -24 Pages  (^f I'oit Aithur oceuiied the il.iy Ih--  f'jre ye.-tenlay and -:iu tin- Japam-c  vMtlidiess iifti-i sii.-|,i)inng ,-1 sen lo���������t -.  Today, it is addid, all 1- 'pii'-t oil" I'oit  Arthur The foicign ollic" li.i- rcr-i-i-j  s-cfl a (les|iiitch that "i,0U0 J,ip;inc-(-  hoops aie encainped neiir Seoul, Ko-  n,i, .-oiiie of whom base entered the  low 11. It I1- added that ipnet pievaiU  there.  London, Feb. 11.���������A de-ipiiteh to  Reuters telegram company from Tokio,  dated 7.10 p. in. yc-iterday, say-mii 1111-  (idicial  icport isiis ciiiicnl   tluM-c that  ri-ticiK'biiig in   all  directum-, -o that  they (aiinot for the jiic-eiit  gu.iranlie  that   anything   ssill    be  dune    in   thi'  in.itt"!-  "Xosv, rn for tlie (pie-ition of  svostk.s'-*' m.ss'ciii-u-  Before  leaving   Revcl.itoke   you   pre-  -ifiitcd   rue   with    a   largely    -ligncd  petition of  the  ladies  of  Rcvebttokc,  praying that nil fennilc-i   over   n   ccr-  tii.n age be entitled to vote at  municipal elections.      Now   f  may wiy, as  fur  as  municipal  electiom  ure  concerned,  that the  cpialiliciilioni  of   11  OUR HOLIDAY  NUMRER.  More   Compliments on the  Enter'  prise of the Mail.  Oeai  Mi. I Iiiggen :  I'liM-e accept my timly yet grnlcful  iickiioii ledgeini'iit of icccipt of Cluist-  iiia������ niiinbci of Koo'i k.vav Mail. I  lias-c gieiitly enjoyed it* content* and  think that yon dexcivc 11 vote of I ha 11 k-<  for yum treatment of tilaeiei. Vou  (piiit ugly detail mid gise 11 siigg(--tioii  of unkiioss 11 bcmitii-s.  Feb, Ilrd.  THE picture shown is one dear to every man, svoman,  boy and girl, on account of its meaning���������" The Vic-  ""^'toria Cross," "given for conspicuous bravery. If only  the soil of South Africa could voice the deeds performed  upon it, hosv many Victoria Crosses "would have been  found to have been earned by Canada's sons! 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 Yshows 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 appears in  all the leading illustrated periodicals of the Empire. It is a  forceful subject from the hand of a strong man.  The Mail and Empire  has obtained the exclusive right for this picture in Canada.  It is a perfect ten-color reproduction, and will be given FR,EE  10 readers under the following conditions: ���������  With The Weekly Mail and Empire  New ������nd old subscriber! may secure one copjr of the Artograrur* on ordering  ONE YEAR'S mbscription, payable in advance, mailed to any eddreu in  Canada, Great Britain or United States for $1.00.  For aamplcs ot paper and further particulars, write to��������� q  CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT,  MAIL AND EMPIRE,  TORONTO.  I  I'  1  '1 t THE KOOTENAY MAIL  yd  "A  ZEST^IBLISIK-IEnD   1894  ������AAAAAAAAAA AAA AAA AAAAAAAA*  Iwhen ashley]  3 CANCELED       f  < By  WILLIAM   MORRIS   ���������  ������������ Copyright, 100., by McClure's Newspaper > '  2    ' Syndicate. P  '>' i i  "Herbert    Ashley,    lightning    illus-'  trator.'- .���������,    '     <��������� , >,  So ran the legend on the progra'mme.  But the audience svhich -was patiently  sitting through' tlie early number",of  the continuous bill barely gave the'line '  a glance.' The headliners they all  knew and svere anticipating with pleasure, but they 'ss-anted to see no sue-'  cession of snosvstonns, vividly colored l  marines and sketchy figures svliich  when completed could be turned upside s  down and prove'to, be something en-'  tirely-different. '   "-' '  r But, while the public and the managers cared nothing for the lightning  artist and considered hi in a necessary-  evil to bo used in filling in better acts,  the people in his osvn little'world be-  hind'the scenes-regarded'him with a'  curious interest not unmixed with respect. . .I  , Wlwn ��������� Mamie Remington; the , toe  dancer, confided to her best friend,that  tho chalk fakir was "real elegant" and '  ffXtfpi! Iils ability to light i". mil. And  perhaps m the nesv life, lie might smi i  back tlie taiont he had lost fot lo.c.  But lie changed the last syllable of his  name. Perhaps some day���������,   * ,  He had made an inoffensive flllei on  vaudeville bills for over a year and  had grown' almost resigned to his monotonous life' when one altcriioon on  his way to the theater he glanced at  the so called social record ot a notoriously unreliable daily. But he]forgot  its reputation for inaccuracies svhen lie  saw the announcement-of Mabel's engagement to a young army ollieer of  high social standing.  ' So this was the'-end. Fiercely something seemed to seethe and boil within  -'���������     'A  lU-llR-ioii  That Grow*.    "  The idea that Mohammedanism is  "played out" would be a dangerous one  for statesmen to bank upon.   It isn't.  Mohammed, began his career 'as a  prophet'more than GOO years later than  the beginning of the Christian era. At  present he, has 170,000,000 disciples,  more tban'one-tliird as ninny as there  are Christians in the world. A' "'  Nine hundred years ago there svere.  in India no Mohammedans.   Now there-  are 50,000,000, and they are increasing  In number'constantly. ,They are by all  ;odds  the, most  energetic  subjects   in  British India. -    '  The-western was'e of Mohammedan--.  Gave" nimnelC Away.  When Thomas , drove up to deliver  the usual quart of white mixture, the  gentleman of the house ,blandly inquired: ',','���������  "Thomas, how many quaits of milk  do you deliver'daily to yoifr customers?" "    ��������� ' t  (   "Ninety-one, sir."  "And how' many cows have you?','     .  "Nine, sir." ' '_,  The gentleman made some'remarks  about an early spring and the state of  the roads and then asked:   .    ,  "Thomas, how much milk per day do  your cosvs average?" < ;<   ,   '  , "Seven 'quarts, sir."     Vl      '���������  "Ah���������uni!" said the gentleman ns b������.'  (  '  ���������     . , ism rolled up to the farthest corner of    him'. 'It svas she who'liadrclouded his     Spain, up lo the walls of Vienna,, aud ,' moved off,  life and stolen, his cunning.   And'she     then'began to recede, but the shrink-   ;     Thpinas looked, after him' scratched  . ;.-_.s'-....j",.rt.-i;-" _\. .-.-=.-.._ ..in 55*  Subscription, $2.00 Per,"Year  Published Weekly on Saturday by  <V'  The Kootenay Mail Publishing Co., LtdA  Steaifl Printers  "    '."     *       .^"i "!���������'  -     '     - 'V-     "'-,"' .'    '   ' i .''   '''  andfPublishers  Dealers in  Printing and Wrapping Papers  and Paper Bags  Loose Leaf'Account,and  Duplicate  Counter Check Systems  Agents for Tengwell and Opal la  Patented  Loose Leaf Files,  Ledgers and Billing Systems  -  IN ��������� THE    EIGHT    HAND   BOX   SAr.MABEIiJ  T       i     STANTON WITH A PA1ITV"   -     ~'"v"  *  far above his business, she s:oiced the  sentiments of all the actois svlio had  coine in direct contact with him. Yet,  much-as they, ssondercd, none dared  approach Ashley a second time on the  subject of his family' history.  "What Ashley declined to make public was the fact that once on a' time  his name���������Ashton in those days���������had  been signed to canvases on the salon  walls of London and Paris. That ss-as  before . he .mot - Mabel . Stanton. - At  twenty-three, vwhen fame was .inst extending to him a gracious, svelcoming  hand, the pretty American girl (had  come into his life. Her father had or-  deied her portrait, and Ashton had  found It more than a mere commission  ���������a labor of love. When it was completed, he called upon her father and  made n-formal demand for her hand.  The  retired "merchant, a  self  made  ! to him uncertainly, teartully, from far,  man, held in contempt those svlio did  I far asvay.  had taught him to love her.   She had  wooed him at-cvesy bitting for that*  mnrvelous  portrait  ss'lileh  lUSieijd  erf  bringing him fame had taken svith it,'  his" chance" tor suecessand happiness.  In this .condition, he gazed stupidly,'  at the note"handed him by the'doorkeeper ut the stage entrance. He was.,  not' to go* on so early ns fusiuil this  afternoon.' He would, in fact, precede  the strong man recently imported from,  abroad and' svlio was creating a tremendous sensation and attracting fashionable folk to the continuous houses.  Ashley thoroughly understood the reason of the change in his hour and  thought'bitterly ns he, slipped on his  shabby, Tuxedo coat,!hat it svas simply  because the' manager wanted him to'  work 'out front while the stage' hands  were1 setting" the heavy scene for the  strong man. '      ;   ' , -.  With equal-dullness and lack of interest he stepped on the stage svhen  his call came. As hebosved mechanically, he'glanced ..across' the footlights  with idle curiosity.' /.Then he leaned  forward, a sudden, light flamed'iii his  eyes,, and h'is pulse throbbed violently.  In the right hand'box sat Mabel Stanton with a1 party of smart ,people, evi-'  dently bentuiipon<seeing'the latest Eu-  ropeaiij'sensatiou. . ������������������ - -."*-'.., :-  - He tin lie'd to -the blackboard over,  which,had been stretched some sheets  of white paper and reached for the  charcoal svlth^which to "draw, his first  sketch. Then for ,a" moment\he hesitated, wondering if this pcculiaiv,throb-,  'bing in his head would never cease. ,  Some one in the audience coughed';  there svas a restless rustling' of- pro-  grammes." They were waiting for him.'.  And still he stood, swaying slightly,' the  sheets of paper gleaming Jbef ore _Jii������'-  acliing eyes.-'      '      - "    '"'  Then,suddenly something in his brain  seemed to snap.1 He clutched the char-"  coal feverishly, and a moment later he  was laying.in the outline of a,woman's  face,'with 'firm, authoritative strokes.  They were hot' the rude, uncouth  'strokes of'the'charcoal stage artist  ,now. There was. fire; there was, the  old*time power iii Ins hand. He forgot lHS-aucbence., The Iss-elve minutes  allotted slo him on the programme'  passed, but he'paid no' heed.-The,  'stage manager signaled him violently  fiom the wings. "He's been drinks  ing," exclaimed that astute gentleman, i  but lie dared not risk a scene by hav-  ing him removed bodily.  For tsventy ^minutes he worked on  fevensljly, then stood aside. A ripple  of surprise seemed to'run over the expectant house, then cheers,1 for even  to the boys m the gallery that picture'  svas instinct with life and truth and  genius. A girl leaned forsvurd in the  right hand box: the audience glanced  from her to the picture and back to the  girl. Then came another thunder of  applause. Ashley svas backing uncertainly off the stage. In the entrance he  fell fainting at the stage manager's  feet  lie came to in his dingy' dressing  room, nosv glorified by>thc presence of  the woman he losed.   net- voice came  ing (process svas| accompanied d).v ex-   , his iiead"iind-air-'arbnce gfesv pale aV  pansion elsesvhere.   In Africa Moharu-'   (he pulled out a short pencil and began j  to figure on  the wagon'cover: "Nine^  and  I set down  seven .<  medanisni is steiidjlv proselyting. Rus-  sla'in EuropeIhas'^o'Ou.obo follower's of  the prophet, ,more tlinii there are in  what is called "Turkey in Europe." t  Asia, liosvever, the realm of future  grosvth, is the .Miiliainniodiiii 'strong-  ,hold. , To. less than 4,000,000 .native,  Clu-istians'tliere arc 109,000,000 Mohammedans. '     i     '      <  /1'he   Duke'������   "Thirteen, Clock."  Aii ingenious timekeeping' arrangement exists today svliich was designed  by that famous Duke of. Bridgesvnter  who laced South Lancashire svith,canals and died a liunili-eil years ago.  The duke svas a great stickler for punctuality, and die ss-as annoyed .that the  workmen on his estate at Worsloy did  not  return  to   work   after'dinner ,ns  cosvs is nine,  and  I  quarts under the cosvs and multiply.  | That's  sixty-three quarts of milk.    I  told bini I sold'ninety-one quarts per  ' day. Sixty-three from ninety-one leave  , twenty-eight and none to carry.' Now,  i where do I get the rest of the milk?  . I'll be banged if 1 haven't gis-t-n myself  ,1 "asvay to one oCiniy best customers by  , leaving a big cavity in the figures to  bo filled with svater!"  '"   ,       Serpen (h'  III ha. >  ,, King J Soloinon   acknowledged . that  /here11 were "three things svhich are'too'  is'ondei-ful for  me���������yea, four svhich I  cti'osv not,",- and one of these was "the  ivuy of a'serpent upon {a rock.'"   For.  '.nindreds of years  after'the time of  promptly   as  they, left  off  svhen  the    ' Soloinon the'snake's mode of progres-'  clock struck 12.    When he remonstrat-     sion remained a mystery.    Latter day.  ed, he was' told that svhile the work-     men ot' science have learned that his '  men always heard tlie,'c'lock strike 12, j, snak'eship's   ribs  furnish   him-svith. a  they (Often   failed-lo  hear the''single     means  of  progression;   so   instead   of  'stroke of 1.   The.Duke'of Bridgess-nter    'having .impair or tsvo pairs'of "feet"  .quickly found a .remedy for this difH-     they really have from 150 to 200 pairs. t  culty.' * He   had   a' clock   made-that  ,,-Aristotle.-thought'that serpents had'  svould J'strike thirteen,, times" an  hour  ''as many ribs as'there are dnys,,iii'a .  after, noon, and that clock proclaims l-���������    month, but bad he examined a python '  o'clock svith a baker's dozen of sbno-(    be ' would~have   readily  detected "hia  i-ous strokes to, this "day'.    The >"thir-    "mistake, Athat    species- having    400.   ,  'Snakes move in .this  ssray:.Each  ver-,.,  [ tebra supports a pair of,ribs,1*which act  like.a pair of legs, the extremities be-, -  ' ing connected'by a, broad plate.    The  hind part of this plate is free,"and svhen   ���������  teen clock" is one ot the curiosities of  Worsley Hall r-       . " '    ,  the ribs are 'moved forward that end!  is raised,>.so- that it takes hold of the  surface underneath, even though it ba  glass, the straightening of the reptile  ,' Sex  of  Gcmi.     .    ���������  The Romans.', iollosvmg, the Greek  mineralogists, 'divided gems into males  .ind females accoirtuig to the depth or  lightness of their color. .These terms  are thus alluded to by Theophrasttis:  "Both these.(beryl, carbuncle, oiii'p]iax,\ propelling it forss-ard.  -.crystal'and amethyst) and the sard are  touiul on 'breaking' open certain rocks,  presenting -certain differences, but  "agreeing' in name svith each other.  Vox of the sard the transparent and  blood red sort is called the, female,  while the less'transparent and .darker  kind is termed.the male, and the cya-  nus also is named one sort the male  and the other;, the leinale, but the  male.is the deeper in color of toe tssro."  The" cyanus. or, cyanos, Jof the ran-,  cients is said,'though probably incor-'  rectly, by, many modern, mineralogists  to, be identical ,with our sapphire.   " .  Phone No. 13  P. 0. Box No, 70  not gain a livelihood'by the ssseat of  their brosv. and most of all be ieerod '  at artists as polite ;:iafters suppoiled  by a blinded social following.1' He'  made no distinction- b������tsveen the using .soiing painter of puitiaits and'the  man is ho diesv gansh adveitiseiiieuts,  on the fences along railroad tracks.  Rather than have his daughter wedded to a loafing' Bohemian, as he  dubbed Ashton, he svhisked Mabel  back to America, though, to do him  justice, he paid Ashtosi handsomely for  the portrait. Part of this money the  aiti������t piotnptly turned into a steam-  chip ticket and followed the woman of  bis heart. leeklessly turning bis, back  on f.-imo. lie reached America only to  learu that his ladylose bad lii'on taken  for a tsvo .sears' tour around the svorld.  The fame he had begun lo make in  I London availed him little in lui'.y,  bustling Ness- York, and he drifted into  doin^r pot boilers for an art i*.>aler svlio  recognized the soung fellow's, lalent,  but preferred getting salable stuff nt  cost rather than to adsance the, interests of - budding genius. Finally  there came a day when heartache and  ill prepared food,did their work. Ashton was lifted into an ambulance and  hurried to the City hospital.  "Brain fever," svas the verdict.  He came back to life, and yet the  hand of death seemed still to hover  above him. lie could diaw svith mechanical correctness, but there svas no  life, no soul. In his work. He realized  somehoss that there had been no soul  in what he bad done since bo put the  last touch on Mabel Stanton's portinlt.  In the cheap boarding house whither  he svent tiom the hospital he met a  gymnast svlio became interested in the  work of this man who could drasv  rapidly if unfeelingly. The vaudeville  performer suggested an engagement as  a lightning artist. Ashton felt it svas  not his to choose. One must lise or lie  a cnwnrd.   He had rather prided hiin-  "Ilerbert, dear, I've found you after  all tbese weary mouths. I am my osvn  mistress nosv, and nothing shall separate us."  He clung to her hand like a tired  child.  >  "And I can work again. It was your  face that brought it all back." Ho  turned whimsically to tho manager, who  had come round from the front of the  house to,learn svlint.il svas all about.  "Mr. Kean, I guess you'd hotter,get  some one else to svork. in 'one.' I've  just made a. date that is going to  last."  '-^     The  Letter "31"  In .Mother.  It has been pointed out as a curious  fact .that the'letter "M" in almost all  known languages ��������� English, French"1,  Latin, Spanish, Greek', nebrew, Chinese and the others���������Is to be found in  the word which stands for mother or  nurse. Perhaps this is owing to its  representing a sound svhich exists in  every spoken speech and has the same  pronunciation in them all. It is also  exceedingly easy to utter and is one of  the first sounds that children make,  aud it therefore naturally enters into  the appellation given to the' nursing  parent m the first cries of recognition  and affection. There"is no doubt at all  that "ma" and the other baby names  for mother originated directly from the  child.  Tin-  Derivation  of Gihi'liltar.   *    '  1 In 711  A. ,D. the Arabs'crossed the  uarrosv strait of Gibraltar and estab-f  lished themselves aiound Lthe  famous  | rock svhose name is derived from their  I leader.'    Field Marshal Tank svas one  J of the leaders of ihe Arab invasion ot  | Spain.   Gebcl is an Arabic svoul'me'an-  ' ing,mountain.    The,great rock, ss-hicb.  I was by far1 the most conspicuous'ob-  ' ject along the shores of the strait, svas  1 accordingly, named after. Tarik, Gebel  el Tarik, ontlfe mountain of-Tarik.  It is a  easy - to  see' hosv  this   name  became  changed into its present form, Gibraltar.  MurriiiKe In Turkey.  The dowry of a Turkish bride is fixed by custom at, about ?1.70, svhich  amount, for politic reasons, is seldom  departed from, even by the rich.   The  ! wedding day is invariably Thursday,  and the- customary ,wedding festis-i-  ties begin on Monday and last four  days. They are carried on by men  and women separately, and each day"  is  distinguished   by  a   different cere-  I mony. >>"o spoons or forks or wines are  used at the svedding feast.  (incoiumercliil r,in/f.  Artistic lolk tieiiuently have somewhat vague notions nlimit business.  Some of them are quite lgnoi.uil of it,  others utterly indilioront to it and others yet hate the very name of it. One  in the last named category si as Llszty  Ile had ictiu-ni'd lioin a Micii's^fnl  tour, and 1'nnccss .Mi'tlci'incli. tin* svife  of the celebrated statesman and diplomatist, svas questioning him regarding  the concerts he bad been giving abroad.  "I bear," she said, "Unit you did good  business in Paris."  To which Liszt gave the tart reply:  "I only played some music there. Business���������that I leave to bankers anil diplomatists."  To another lady the musical cleric  gave a still moie sarcastic anssver.  "Ah, Abbe," she sighed, "svh.it a great  fortune you svould make if only you  could be Induced to go lo America lo  play!"  "Madame," returned Lis/.t. "if you  stood in need of that fortune belies-e  mo,   I  svould  go  at  once."  Brutally Friink.-  The Wife-What will you do when  you have no little svilic to mend your  clothes for you ?  The Wretch���������nave money to buy  nesv ones.���������Exchange.  An.Ou.servliiK Chilli.  One man in Nesv York had social aspirations which somewhat warped his  admiration Jof his homespun father.  . The father actually sometimes relapses  'into the barbarism of eating svilh his  knife. " But the man has a little son  whose eyes seek and find out the truth.  The other day the little boy licked some  mashed potatoes from his knife, and  bis mother chided him. "Sammy, dear,"  she said, "only stupid people oat with  their knives." "nosv can you say that,  mamma?" cried the child. "Grandpa  eats with his knife. And he made all  our money!"  Something to  Ilentl.  Young Lady Customer���������I don't know-  just what I want. Can't you suggest  something? '������������������  Clerk���������O ore's a book I think might  please you. It starts out with the  scene laid in England and���������  Customer���������Ob, I don't care hosv it  starts.   Hosv does it end?  pa.  Hlirdlr.  Willie   (at   his   lessons)���������I   say,  what's a fortification?  Ta���������A fortification, my son, is a large  fort.  Willie���������Then a raUficaUon is a large  rat���������Lyre.  I.iiuiielipcl  on Hi*i Xjlternry Career.  "I understand your <-on has decided  to go m for literature."  "Yes, and he's made n splendid start  already."  "You don't say."  "Yes; he svent in an auction tills  morning and bought a secondhand  writing desk for only 5I.0S."  An luvilliiK rielil.  "They say there's an Island In tho  Pacific svith 000 Inhabitants whore  drunkenness, crime, Jails, police and  courts are iiiiknoss-n."  "Is that so? It's a wonder somebody hasn't sfarled in to civilize It."  They   Did.  "Do minstrels take in this town?" inquired the ads-aiice agent of the Colossal Black Cork troupe  "Well, (he hist that svere here did,"  responded  the innkeeper souiiy.  Yon cannot tell by tlie size of a man's  home the size of his happiness.���������Tal-  innge.  Soiling'n   Mj-ntery.  Little Tommy���������Papa, what Is a biped?  Papa���������An animal with tsvo legs. For  instance, a man is a biped, my boy.  Little Tommy ��������� Well, svhal's Uncle  James 1 He's only got one leg.-  Ileller Than   Detraction.  "There are worse things than egotism," says the Manayunk philosopher.  "It Is bettor to talk yourself urs than to  run other people down."-  Fnei   in   Ancient   Home.  The fuel of the ancient Romans was  almost exclusively, charcoal. This ss-as  burned in open pans, svitliout giate or  line, mid gave economical heat for living rooms and baths. Careful experiment has shosvu that such fires yield  no considerable amount of dangerous  carbonic oxide. 'The fneonveiiieiice of  chimneys svas avoided, the beat could  be easily regulated, and a pan svith n  burning surface sufficed to heat a  church seating 2,000 people.  SVurk  While You   Prny.  A squall caught a party of tourists  on a lake In Scotland and threatened  to capsize their boat. 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Mr. Brodetir meets the demand of tariff agitators^ for increased protection by the assertion that  never before in the history of-Can  ada'have the  manufacturers, bee  more numerous 01 more prosperous  .Native industries have sprung up  and-'branches of, foreign-Industrie  have.beeli established here.   >  le&uit i= that' the (J. P. AL svill put  in its own'electric  plant and   the'  city svill .lose the revenue from that  .   source.    An 'auxilia'ry steam plant  n shoulcTbo put in,"lo~ get oyer ,(he  ' difficulty of the light being shut,off  in the cold weather.    The .electric  ���������&  lighting 'plan iX should  'be''under  control of a'first-class ^electrician.  Had an investigation been held in-  , Tlie McBrid'tf-gbvernmont'Jhave tcAhe recent burning out of the ai-  made a very-bad start.",  A .return  m'ature we 'believe, it?svould .have  .'.        '     ,j    . ti*1",     <-    .      1      .I....      (Krt     Lnns-s.     nncl.     in  Province.. -It  ia   lo be-liopuu lin  it' is ' not' in'r the 'same,'condition,  is  to   Ihe  legislature J shosvs tliat  foi  the   half-year" ending   Deo. ,31st .which   the  city t was ^mvolyecl^ on  lliey,spent,aboutJ$'JOO;000 in exces;   " "' :~"   ���������* *  of the, revenue.    Nol much wonder  s that occasion, apart irom IheuosS  ot tiie,revenue.    j>uu niuun hu.kiod of. revenue   and   public; inconvo-,  they,had'Ao pawn thc"psros-irice 'to nienccy coultl^ have  been 'ayoklod.  theJJank of Commerce. 'And then This is aonalter'in which lhei)esl  sse    have' .tho -,audacity '   of ' the interests  of- the' city, as' a-whole  pa svn broker .Jin   the      Pliarie    of must be consulted; apart,from in-,  ,e    Bank-''of dividual considerations. ��������� We hope,  lie'' MoBiiile to see tbo.-e tsvo matters ^receive due  |. tr_J  '   i.  i  .    t    ' LONDON'lKNpl-iAND) AOr.XOY.    , ,  ,', Oiii ICnt'lish'olllee&'ai oat:* Flett. sifeet, Lon-  V-aoii is cj^ssiioic'sii-ssis. io.-&,j:n.i.itu kCo  v ,111 cceiN o I or us Mulish loss s sjibsei ipuons  '  and ndvoi Usemcnts and 'svheie u flic is kepi oi  " tliisiwroi fOI\tllCllsO(lll!0Ot UIIIIIRU) o������  aiij of  on,    ciide.s s.siting.London .mil de-i.oils c I  "oeiiiK-tlic liilcst i-i������u possible of bis, oi lici  L   local p.ipor. f (1-       , -   \ .1  ������  Lkf.). irAKiDVi&'CO.  IIOJ1E AND   COr.OXI.Sb -/  -  .AUViSltTlslNU. PllKSS AXU -,  '   - AlITIIOllIS'AGJiNTS AM)  '-      * NKSS-bPA'PUli COiinifisl'ON-DENTS,'  SO FleetiSlictU        ������������������    '   Lo.vdo.n.^Knoi.and.  CANADIAN   IJUSINIS&SrA SPECIALTY.  ->--  H'  "AliyJiYr MCOARTEK  ��������� tf*'>  AND PIN KI I AM,  , BAllltlSTEKS, SOLICITOUS, 12'1'C.  " Ofh-Iobs : ','Molso.vs   B s.vk "BtooK.', Ur.vi.r,  ' r S-10ICK, B. C.  ','    3ironoy,lo loan.-"-1   '*     ���������"'!,*.'    ,    ,,  ���������  "l Oftlces. Kevelstokc, B. 0.: Fort Steele, B C.   u     - _.. >   >_  Geo. S. aIoOaktek.*- ,i <\   y  i A: M. PiKKii.sai,.iti J. A.,IlA������s'i.v,  i  UeielsLoke, B. C.   r    < Foit Steele, B. C.  -*o  john manning :scott,~ 13."a'.,  l: l. b. -     ,'-.,"    '  I-. BAiausTER,���������SbLicrroii, IStc. '_  'Fii-st Street.,1    h ^> "Re<-elstokeI" B.U.  ,.A  . <  -Jit_.   _   ^___,   ED W ARD lAr,Il AG GKt>  "'" '   ���������4 *,.       .,   ',      ������  1 - y       Mining Ungineek,; y       ,  C-       . , ���������,,���������''(  "(Mem." American Institute Jlinine; Engineers)  ' (Mem. Canadian .Mining Institute.) ,; A,  'ReYELSTOK'E.'-B. (J  Examination of and rep'oits on Mineiat Pro  .      perties u Specialty.-      't  H.  PERRV LTSAKE,-  Aliiiing Engmeei and Jletallmgist.  sri:ci.\tTii:s: ' 0*  Examiifations  undllepoits on -MmiiiK  Flop-  ei tics. <��������� <  Spccilication and Consti notion ot Mimni; JIa  cinneiy. , ��������� , i,     ,,-,,,  Tests miido of Ores and fioncciiti.itionfoi-Lnlor  me and Cjnniilc TicaliueiiL>  ,     ,  Hydiiiulic Blunts. ���������,,,.���������,,-,   ,  Bedford .McNeil Code.  I  I  ON SALE  By Lewis Bros.  tiiei"'? i}ianagerx; of ll  Commerce ,landing tl  government for .having placed1 the  finances of the province in a sound  ���������A '-        . i, " .        , ''    v  position. - '  j _'    ,  i ��������� ,       ,/,  Tlie.,McBridoJgovernmcnti have  shown -themselves uUerly 'incap-  ablo'of,-handling one.bf tlie* biggest,  industries"ih' the 'province,,namely  the 'miningVindufelry. ,/A' year  'ago Ajtlie ' Piovincial '' Mining  .assoeiiition "jvas^ jn-ganis^ed, 'and  "made"'' valuable^, recommendations  forUlie impidyement of mining, but  so far no'notice sshatever has, been  ,taken ,6f these recommendations.  When,'oh svhen', shall British Columbia" haye";.i', government svith"  business methods capable oftgiving  tbO'pios-inceia,f..iir chance to 'cles;c-  lop ils gieat minern.'wealth? "  A KUIKOUS POLICY^     '^  1     ,  S. t-i     " ',������ I  Sa'vs the Rossland ^Miner���������"The  exodus  of. Joan   companies'*from  1 O' t i  British Columbia continuofr. ,TThe  Great West-'-Assurance companv is'  the last to quitUhe province under  pressure rof McBficle's^ system ,of  taxation. -Tbe/company has .'sent  ,out ciiculars to _ its clients in this  piovfnce. demanding ' the ,pa.s ment  cftaU monies as fastas.they become  'due.-,. There caifonly be one result  to'aHAhis! The abandonment^of  BrC.'bv the loan-companies^as^a  field for investment svilltcertaiiily  have a, tendency to make^ money  Scarcer and dearer. This may be  a very fine thing for the' bankers  svbo boss McBride, but it is decidedly rough "on those who want to  borrosv money economically." -  CITY AFFAIRS*  The city is face to face svith tsv.o  problems that lequire urgent con-  sidetation_and attention. One is  the cleaning of streets and sidewalks of snosv, and the other is the  electric light service. We belies-e  the time has:'come-when owners of  lots should be required to keep.the ,.  sidewalk?    along   Aheir   frontages  It is not the Mini or yet the ad-  SSTbV���������AS.rmlcle.r of   snow.   It   would   be   no  erty. but the man beliiiKl-thPiTU ^'������1'   "'   ----j   ���������   ���������--- "-Names   are   given   to    imaginary  -both, and unle-s he knasvs bis] great hardship on residents, and it  q^q]^ that no person on the Arrow  business both the sip, .md then,   on)v  fair   that  absentees, who Lake5   ever ^lieard^ of   until  did. may be u-eless. I uon^t in  th^ ri>f- in  rhp vnln.-. of     i -��������� iu-'   ���������.������������������,i  'i benefit in the rise in the value of  ������     (l "' [their property bv the upbuilding of  Ourexperieiieein the real mare .      ^idents. should be" re-  business   un.inies   list td   rn.rk.ei ^ ,   ,  quick ittul piofiuble -aW f.-ij quired to contribute tossard? thi-  'vou. and it will Ik- to yutn in- i expen-p. or hase the same charged  teie-t to consliit Us      We ran v    ,    . -   ',  ,. ,, ���������,-.���������������.                          arrain-t their properties in the ������amfc  sase sun mones. K s- i    l ���������*       ...  proved   that^ the   heavy- cost   in  consideration at'th'b ,hands,,of  tl  city; fathers.', ,  .but there is no guarantee thalAt ���������  'not so.1 There  is no'excuse ss;ha  ever,-.for-this,'   .^ro-jS   'ignorance.  'When oflicial informiition, is   pro-  pa'red, it should ' 1 jp  prepared jSvith,  grealV accuracy, i-ind'1 by-toflicia'ls  who -liave .a sense of the re-spoirsi-  ibiliiy'of their dulieVA,   JSvid6ntly'  'those .oHicia'ls  chargoi'L  yil\\ 'thi^  svork hayc,no idea of their re^ponsi-,  bility > beyoncl 'ilrawing ^sala'i-y^ on  Ih'^ysVrc*"too/slothful   to obtain  accurate.facts".     Whatever may,he,"  ���������tho^rcason���������there  is; need I fbi^Aa  di;as|lfc change! '-This'systehi mnst'  be',e'ndej:raiHrthe way^ and���������ineans  of 'Those ollicials .'inended' so'that  there/ 'may' be    ediciency     and  accuracy -inAli'ese departments in  'the future.     J  W-   ''l<  M.AKWA,  lKEPyTiCIENT PUBLIC ��������� ���������'    ���������  i' h ' i   Ay '/SERVICES.  ,Th'e Bureau of Provincial , In for;  i    j   liie   JJllIcull   Ul   1 JUUUWiU   ,JIHUI HI I,*) '   I   .   uuuu   im.ii"'ui    <t    cus vji v. r������.v^  matibiijancfthe Lands" anclj Works ci'dcnl* tin's" week, .having slipped'01  nepai-tmentoof   British   Qolunibia the Mair&^il^her house? wliile.going^iii  provid'e-information in the form of ssi(lAachu.n and hilling bom'the "toi  pamphlets anebmaps.' .'J3jg"Balar^ ������; )'1*\l,?Un'"'      '    * ^A\''J  aVe'paicf to " oflicials'f in''1  those / ^ e have ha^,on,e:cnl(l sse,, h(^Uo  branches .of our 'public service/the  bureau   ollicials,, $2500,"  the   mai  isms..... ^ v, ���������.,,-_--,    .--- ,   ,-  Sonm 01 .qU1.- menus  ii nit   cue ssiiik-  or|Hcial������''more^thai-i .double this ���������- not 'P() go'od^asjast, month Ann  amount. , Then the.printing of^tlica (hofcfoie^nie-keeping, belter hours'  information"alfd   lithogrtiphing  of  y(Aniuch''foi*the MuistT -" A   YJ~~'f  the maps cost double the amount  of - these 'salaries. ' It "''should 'be.  expected that'lhe'information thus  provided at-so costly a rate should  befairh^accuratc. ���������'' Bu't, svliat are  ,the results ? .'We', are startled to  find'on 'referring to' the 'latest  pamphlet .and 'maps that-this <is  io-not-to,' so far as West Kootenay1  is concerned. / ,.-V' ���������*' ft     ","A  A  Bulletin "No. 10 on" land^ and  agriculture in British ,Columbia,  nosv. being .'issued to -Jhe _ outside  world to.i iTform ^He'peoplq'-thereof  of tb'e vastness of^the-1 Province's  resources, and its suitability for  permanent \ns-estment's,r instances  the startling statement's,!n dealing  sviIh! ������p 1 iniatc_that ^ navjga,tion."\on  tlie Arrow -Lakes -and. Lower Columbia closes ^about, the end of  November, 'and does not open-  again till about the.middle of  March. This startling and grotesque statement about the, freezing  os-er of the lakes and the closing of  the navigation also appeais in the  oflicial handbook ,('British Columbia, its present resources and future  possibilities."        ,_ ,  The last official map of West  .Kootenay', so far^as sse know issued  from the Land and ,Works Department, -svas lithographed in 1902.  Its accuracy as to the Arrow lakes  s as grotesque as the information  upplied .about them. - Creeks are  depicted   that   have  no existence.  tlie  When y<>u base ptopi'rtj- to sell  rent.exeh.ui'.'c or buy put it in  our li.mds We ate -ole .i^i-nt-  for     the    elum-e-t   iesidenti.il j  LEWIS BROS.  ^be1kootena\>flbail  svay   a=   other   faxe-.    Aid.   Abra-  hamson,   chairman    of Mhe - city jin,ijmifictent   to  svork- committee, inform- Us h'- ee-  timiites it svould havi co-t the cits-1  lOsiuentMi j , , ������������������rt ,      ,       .,       .      .' .     i    -.i "  propeitv n. theAits-tlu- Smel-. *2,O0O to clear the -treet- and,s,dc-  tm- tossii'-ito.    " ' ss-atk= after ;Saturday's -torm.    'J Ill  icit y  revenue cannot   -land,, that  i and  it  i1-  important   to   adopt   ������������������  t pi'iictieablec-our-o under tliocirouiii- [ \V������-,t   Koot'-n .  Financial, Real Estate", InsuranueAgents | stanof-s.   Mo-t   ritir-s   in   Canada ;iU),,  Kb'VKLSTOuK,  H. 0. prOvidi'   for   owner"    of    propi-rty j t;)f.  , keeping the -idcsvnlk on their frnn-  '.fi'ies   eloar   of  snosv.   leaving   tlr *"  oils-   finance  ames appeared on this wonderful  map. Creeks of size and places of  importance are left unnoticed.,  Galfna Bay has not been discovered. Beaton or Thompsons  Landing is unknown and St. Leon  arid Halcyon Hot Spring- are too  appear   on'   tho  map.  sition   of   providence    Arrosvhead  and Xaku-p appear.     The  error.--  of oini-sion and commission arc too  numorou- to he further mentioned.  ,     When ofh'-i.sl tntormation  about  i- 'n  this deplor-  svh.it  may  nol he  of     information  cunf  li!  on.  (.oii'iitloti  . ArfM.tina   the   remainder   of     tho  !- s  RIMY, FKI'.RL'AIIY   I .'I,  H)()4,  responsible  'f th>'\USE'^^^^>  i   -     oiiiuiis i'ii-ii iii li   r.ini - himiii-wi-svcvuiei |)i,u  .itlicl.,.1 Caches   iiiicl'mrtiLed "11  Kllis'ssiiiilli-u.isl eoniei i������'sl  ">ti"  , I     , ^    o  -   (Fiom an Occu&idiiiiI f'ono-pondont.)  Messis. K.'Jiiiijin' and'J'hjckson  busy shipping coid(ssood.'  l -'  Mrs' P. Scot't met,ssith'n sovcreVac-  IIIKI lllill I.IK1      I.    r.ius s sum ii'u.isi vi.i in., i".^.,  lliuneo, not11) Ml oliiuiis. tlii'iieii'Ssusf Slleli.iins,.  tlii'iicu ^onlli .Sllvliniiis. tlienee'uiisl Wl cliiiins ������)'"  plnceol ci.iiiiiu'iiceiiioiit. '       <* ������ --'/i   '  ' Niii'omboi- IMhillHW.    (        A,11   Hj-iLiIS.',  y^1 U^OT^Jo B'\K ,f  c  ATOTlUi:"is Jior"!)y������Kivon0iliut, 3D clays nfler  JN il!ile,l intern1 to ii|i|il}wK> <lus'llonor.ibloT  tlio Clnel Coniim-sioni'i  y.1 UiiidSjiiiiil SSinks- ,  late, but ndUverv loss- on Hie'tlicrmo-  nieter. *  *  Sonie of'Qiu-" fi lends "lind   the ssa  ^icitrgns cntiicly destioys scale, nie.il  bug,   svoolly aphis" e)e, ancl^ie.ic  evei/part'/of  I he plantAwlMeh ,it  \ veiy dilliculV'to  doib'y spraying ''I  ', evciAgocsvjntu ciiick'&^in/svood   sspil  '' .uuruillb, llio'wood 'lic'crAAt tthc' sn mi  time it^'inr'no svay'injiucs vegetation  ,. but'care1 is l-cquiicd that, the tunics,,l    llm rlMC, uol,iml.M(1���������,., v ,,,���������������������������,��������������������������� ,.���������.���������- ,    ,  W\ used in a buil(l,,ig,jShouklA,o^ be -in-   ft/!������������^  "'   li.ilecl by-bunjah beings.'   /    s   r  ri <"-,  J The'^ni'iuyigci- otfLoid^Aboicleeh's  nuicli at Veil"iionibiis> introduced bucb  a thorough system of'larm and torch  arcl book-keeping lh.it he can tell ,to  t 'fuictibn  of a ccnt-thci cost1' of-os'ery  ���������   thing laised on the lancb  ''' l *". -i ��������� <' > ll - A   Norman^McLood,' of Ihe Columbia  ,1!. L. Co. famp,lieie)}vepoitSih,u-nigjso  'far made a good cut, and is very busy  lollinu and chawing tii-the liver,   ��������� -  Kheunialism jseems vciy pi ova lent  this svinici. DIt lia's attacked"eveiyone  m tluVvalley".    ,\ ?''''.  ^Mis's I'. Shasv t el in ned to' Kevels'tokc  utter spending' a -seiyenjoyaldcvs^isit  with Mis. K. Bruin).1" '     '       "'    ,i  fTreulley.  i      * "^   From our own Conospondonl.  * x i .   ,!-"        > i     -  Plants- of snosv here ,lor  sleicrh  i id  -   i. * i    ~~      .i  ing���������thiec feet on the level.   A A -, '  Dr. -Sniloy, l dentist,J of "-Kossland;  paid a fDi-dfessional visit beio^lac't"Sveek.'  He sviis kept busily employed Muring  tlie~tln-cefclays he "spentAheie.'*-' He  intends returning in ' 'about^ tsvo  months., Mr/ Milloy svas the guest  of "Mr. R. Shiells. , , " , ������  The Yalc-Columbi.i-Lumber, camps  heie aie to be closed * doss n ossing to  their .mills being o'veistocked with  cedar and other svoods arescaicc her������.  '  ^ l ^       4-,^  ARROWHEAD  From our ossn correspondent  1 t       , .      s t  i On Sunday a snoisshdeoccmied at  Greenslidc. 17 miles froni1 here, "that  blocked the line and the tiain due to  leave heie at. 3.O.") p. m. had to lay  over all night.' "On Monday the niai.ls  and passengers svere ti-.uisferred, and  by es-cr,ing the line ssas if gain clear.  The'f length of the slide svas in the  neigbbomhood of 3000 feet and vc:y  ilepp.       _        ���������* _ -  The ice on the lake.in front of the  tosvn is getting very thick,-and thc-  VMts lia>-e to use a bin go as an ice  breaker. It, svas below zeio on* Mei'-  ibiy night. > ,  W. J. Lightburnc is havine; the  gioiind levelled for a stoic on tb.e :ct  adjoining that of George Nesviian.     '  I)i. Milloy, ol" Kossland, has beer,  staying in Airosvho.id  on  piofessioi'.ai  But by a merciful intcrpo-   business dining the last few duss  Mrs. Livingston has icttiriied hcn.o  'ioiii Rcs-'dsfoke.    > ,  A ball is to take place in the near  '-.-.turc and is  e.igcily  looked   fc.iisaid  LEAP YEAR DANCE.  The (Jiiiidnllc club ssill leriuinati'a  most fMiic'Cssfiil scasiiii on Tuesilny  ���������selling ii.i\t ssith n '��������� Leap Year  UniK-e." All in i.ingemciils aie in the  ii,Ind- of the ladies, which ensiues, its  l.'efie-liiucnts \s ill  be s^  McBride government co-H the  country highly. Inordertohelphim  out with votes on the Frascr thepre-  mier had $15,000 -pent on a road  of svhich John Oliver nays not tvso  miles are payable. No svonder  the McBride govern men t require  high taxes to provide for -uch extravagance.  cl"!iring of the stiret-.     This i> tooj fmnTirAT    Oft k Tl M"v'",s-    l!<-,f">hiucn'ts ssill be served i',,  the propi-t cour-i' for a city t.i pur-   HIIYAjj    (jxlU W JN     bUAl dining tb" cscning and pri/os aie be- |{il(  sue, a- closed sfi t-  may re-tilt in'm,        -o     \     ���������       +i        -rr7-     -i^i ing olVcied   for  (he  largest  cake, the |Cii  grcai b-ird-hips anil io--"to <'iti/cn<.'The Best in  tne   W orici ,���������.,, ,.���������,.,. !lll(| n,(. |������������������( ,,!���������(,. of Slin(|. ,,ll(  svhilf so long as a -trtvt l-op"n lhr-! Mail un 1-) Itoyaj Crosvn Hoiip ssichi's.    Admission   lo  ticket hnldei-  >  Wanner-., and in return  sse i.,.i,i, ,.. r,i\,.   i,, ,.i i���������,,t *i r.n  roadway can be ti-ed in-tcid of th"  -ddc-siaMc in -now for pede-irian  traffic, and the public interc-l is  better served.  The-other matter .-o important to  the   cli/eiiH   is   the   electric   h^ht  The cost ia a hen vy burden  on  the  city, and llio service ha- been nofo-  riotislv iin������atisfaclory of late.    One  Wrapper*, and in return we  svill rn.iil a beautiful I'ieture  size Ifix'20 ; or for 2'j Wr.ijipr.iH  your cboicfj of over 100 book-.  Drop tu ,i post eiird a-kmg  for ft catalogue of premiums  to be hud FliKK for Royal  (Irossn Hoop Wiappir-  Addrrss '  The Royal Soap Co.,  Vancouver. B. C. Limited.  IMMALbMiOF'CMABA',  ;,  Oa,,il..lA..(l,m.ml,5l,()(X).(KKIi,rnj.anl Paul' U,'.,S''l<X),(l6lA Re-l, M,l|-s6,������KI.  ^   " ".f Jlcaci OMi6c,'Toiioxio,'0>T.suio. ,' "A,,   lrj-  t^ "' .', Iliniiclio-! in tiio Noitliwos!t Tonltoiiofr, ������IimiU>l>.������, Oiitaiio imrl Qiiol'jro, , ' ������  l/s������-S,id tic ".llosUiK >i ii^Uritish (I'liliiiiiliui ."Ci.i.iljioiilj Fe,Kii=.)ii, l.olijo.i, V  f^ ������^", iH10    ���������    n,,1,(.ii, HoselsldU/J'ioiit LiiKe. Viincoiis'oi and Vietmin.   ',       (   -   \  ^!'J'  I? Miatmir, Piusiili'iil,      i U- H  Wii.ku;'Vire-Pio-idont, iiiiiiUenoi.il JIiiiiukoi. '55  @,.  "A "'' Hiss, Assisliint CI011p1.1l Atuimisi'i.,' W. Jlon-.S'i', Gluol riispeeku      ^     $  "fiti" Revelstoke Branch, B.C.���������A General Banking Business Transacted, ^  '; , r. .    ,\ 1 ' n,.,.^L,ic 1?i.i.i.i\ ml .mil liitornsl. All.iweil. i  S.iviiiks lloimilini'iil���������Deposit Receneil .ind liftorost Allowed.  ��������� fi"  - 1 yi  Ji  M      ' fi n J ) ' . , ' ���������  13iiiftsi.ijiilaviiiliili!oiii'.ill pai-L~"l Canada,,United Sliilo-. and Uuiniie.,  ���������     ���������       ' ,,    l A.,13. I'mi'i'S, Miniuirer.  '        ,       A-.      ������r ,       '      .1 '       "������  Siioci.il'iiUontiiiii Bison lo collections.  FARM AND GARDEN  ,     s i ,  ���������r  1  Tho'll. A. it" I.���������'society will   hold'  N^p;TJQE,  VrOTI(ij3 i-liGii'lij  fi\en'-lliafT,'lll dins after .-  1    IN ' iliiti','! intend  to nppli   10 tlie Hon. llio'-  1    I'luer (Jriiniiiissiiiiiei lit  Uinds and SS'orl.s'loi-11  n   '���������iieeiiil' license In nil  anil eiui-y assiiy tiiiil)oi"J  ' riom the fnllussiiiKdosciiljul land-, vr ���������  TiV.*!     I       I'.'.,-*.,...,'.,,���������,,,,. ,11   I,    llTlLl      lllllllll  Mr^pFndence  bll'i     I.'""   ">fc.    ,,S^^>    "J"-.-       ' I ' HJ     ,  No. I���������Coiiinii'iiiaiiK at 11 post iilniiliul on Port- '      ,  ,iK������ T1111I  oM'i -JSin pi iso' Uiipicl-. iilitml   one-   vu  loin tii niile'liom tliesoulli uih\ ol it, and iniirketlt f       ,  "Ailain ,lliill'a"ii������itli-ssi'ot,ci>iiioi imsl^'Uioiico"   ������ '  ���������   ooulli" 10 elmin������, tlienci' east   ltd chains, thunce '   -- '  noitli lOcliuiiiS, llience s\o������t llillcli.iins In |>l.ici* r  ~- ol eoininenccineiil. '   f i} ,l ^ , '*       '    "  ^    '  it      No'.'2���������(Jnmineii'ciiu .it  .1 post planted on tho-"  .   loll ImiiI: nl llio Colnnibi.i  liner, be-ide Janios -  -   Uilmoiii's'iioilli-oiist-i-oiiiei   post, "about-lull   t  mile-   bi'loss    hiiiipiise t liapid-, Jaad   iniirKud.'.  ,   "Atl.iin lliillVsoiilli-oii������l'���������cuiiioi   post,   flionco "'.  \10sl SO eh.uns. Lheiicelnoilli'*bOciiaiiis, llitnco-*-,    , 1  oast SO cliains, thence ,soiilli SI) chains to iilace*.   _y|  ol coinnieiicemeiit.       v f     ,0,       I, '-  ''"',"     Blocked Streets. ���������    5".  "'    , -u     ,        ")'  pi 1 toi Kooi-cnas Mm,: Jf4    -.'  Sir,���������The city council isTshcsving i  shameful disregarcHoi^the 'public "interest in, not'taking stops to'lias-e the  stiects opencd'for tnxllio." Aftcrfltbe  leccnt'.storni an in my of men shb'uld-  have been" put on to dig out the drifts  ,'so that teanisWuld get to any house  limttlie cityt 1 knbsv, of b"ne citi'/cn  svbo is a "bciisy lloser by the* st'icots  boingjefb blocked .md', in ^impassible  conditioiiranib there-are 'Otheis svbo  .ue alrca'dy.^sufVcijiig^priviition fronj  the same c.uise^as they ni-CjOiTl' of fuel  and cannotigetany dclivcied ossing'to  the depth of sno'w o'n the streets.' Let'  the city, pufc.on.os-crybocly'.svlio svant's  js^rk, on-the7&breets and'have'them  made passible as soon as possible.' , >���������  ,       '    r    , , ,'    ',   1 am itc.,'  , ;      -'       UJ^J '   - "        '"CI VIS.* ',  "1,      .     1  ,;,: ;,Nt),Ti;oB,.';a',.',;.  ,  -VTOTiCi; i- lioi"ol)y linen that .iHei .'itldajs  ,JS     intend to.ipiily.toilic Iloiiur.ililolliot'liiorf.-   -  I    rninniissionci ol ii.inds and Works lor n spoci.it!   ,^ ,  lu-ensi'loi nt and e.111}   .iwn}-timber fiom tlie.^ ���������  .  rollosMiiKdescubed lands, M/: t- ^ t,        "  '       I  - z1 No. 1���������Conimoneiiif,'' .it-u post plnnleil about,'' ^ I  J2 chains nasi limn lir.itl ol Snrpnso B.ipiil-.oii. * ,i|  Colnnibi.i  llivor,  iniukei! '-J.is. Hlli-'s noilli-, 1  wusl coiner pii-i," tbunco i'iis>t SO chains, tlioncoi-   i  south SO chains, thence west SO chains, thoncor  noilh bit chains to pliicii of comini-iicoiiieiil ���������   iy  'NovoniherlS, rKW.   ' ;" i J AS. 13LL1S.., ^  HOCKEY.        !  t i       ���������  \ * ' i  The Ladies,hockey club have cancelled the'sisit to Kossland.to do battle 0.    t.  The Reselstoke hockey team left  Tuesday to attend the Kossland carnival In the match svith Rossland  they sseie beaten ^jv S tu 4 in a good  "iinie.*  Imldi i-s fjOe , to i.theis Ipl/iO.  For Stomach Troubles.  " I have liiken a great many dilVer-  ent inediciiK's for stiiiiiiich liouble and  coiirtlipntioii," says Mi".. K. (ieiKi'l', "'  DiirikiMlnn, losva, "but never had as  good ii'siills from any .is fiom (Jhnm-  bei Iain's Stomach and Nisei Tablets,"  Km sub' by all liriiifgist'..  CURLING.  G. 0. Buchanan of Kaslo svritcs,-cx-  pressing his icgret that'hc svas unable  to be piesent at the Kevelstokc Bon-  spic-l, anclAh.it his Club svcie 'iniiiblc  to send a rinks as most of their vcter-.  ans have been lost'to them by removals.  Tho Kaslo Curling Club was the  liist in Kootenay. Jt svas formed in  the fall of 1895 when .las. W.uigh,  Hamilton llyQisnind G. 0. Buchanan  imported liom Winnipeg 1(5 pairs of  curling stones, these being the lirst  that came into Kootenay.   0. 0. Bu-  anan has been picsiclcnt of the Kaslo club ever since and holds several  medals and trophies, '  The local club's plus this sveek is as  follnsss ;���������  i:qintsiii.i: cn\  Brossn 1:2, Mcli.io 10.  Rue I-I, I'liikham (i.  k'incaid 11, Brown 7.  McC.iilei- 1-2, I'inkli.uu 10.  IIUKiNS CUP.  ipei Ll, McUuo '���������). i  no 11, bessis 8.  ncaid 12, Baker!).  e I-I, Upper8.  CAi.dAitv r.iinvi.vc: cup.  Lewis la, MeRaeT).  Points match, in bon-piel conipcti-  liim :���������-K. Sniilli '1a, U. R. McDonald  ai, II. A Ilnnsu and V. B. Less is 17,  J Dallas Ki, L. II. Jackson 15,0.11.  Block, A. IC. Ro.-e bi, G. S. Hindi, T.  B. Bilker 12, IJ. M. Kae II, \Y. M.  Lns.-i'-'iee KI, A. \V. Ciosv il. C. li.  11 nine 7, A. J. Ilosse it.  ll  NcTvomboi'lS, 1101.  i   ADAM IIALlA  ; r^NoiTioB..',    ;  - \ r -     , > i.  is ^  "VTOTICI 13 i& lioreuy,i?i\i>n  that, 30 days nftor-*  LN    dale, I intend lo npph'.to  the Honoi.ililc-  tlie''Ohiel Coniiiiissionti of Land and Works Tor"  a special license to cut and c.iri\',a\\ay.tiinber--.  riom the lollowiiiK.descnbi'd lands, vi/. : _^r p.     ������  , No. 1���������t\>inmeneiiif; at a  post planted nbour,"     -, ,  lOcbnins \iesl of Olisin. Hobnisun's noitb-e.ist ���������  coiner po-l  on'(J,iiioc Hiver, about '1'A niilo-s. "\ ^ , i  from wbeio it em'pties into the Columbia liner,  mill marked-J.is   ltuxtoii'sriSoiitli-\iest  corner-  *  po&t," llioiice .onsr SO chains.'I hence nonli SO. y  chains, llicnco .wesl-SO cliiiins, thenci' lOiuUSO.   , w  cliains to point of commencement ,,,. ,--w   ^r<.,=.,���������-  <- No. 1���������Coninioncnm'-at  -i post planlod on 1110-^^"-  wosl bank of I bo Columbia Hijei, .a the in-mlli.  of M.ilonc) Qieck, and  nmiked '-Ja-  Ru.\ton's������ ^/,  nortb-eastcoiiioi,post,",lhonce sie-l III chains.,. ���������   ,  (hencesouth Kill chains, thence east  10 chains,,  thence north IbOcli.uns lo  place ol coiiinioiice-  lnont.,  ' ���������_    ������<   ��������� '  N.nomboi IS. 11KB. _,      JAS. RUXTON. ~    -.  NO T ivOB, ',_     '  -VJOTICi: is beiobv khoii" that. sBTdiivs nftor-,-  J.Sj     date, I intend  to nppls.lo lliq IFonorhlilu    t  the (3luel Commissionei   of Lands, and,SSKprl.s^  Torn spocial license to cut and curry irSMij'tiiiiJ-  bor fiom the following cle^ciibed lands, s 1/. ":   '      ,,  No. 1���������Commi'iiciiiKiit a post planted on the-  lolt bank of tbo C'obiinbin liner, about 12. niilcs.j .  below Snrprisi) Kapids, mm\ niaiked **G. A.^.  JouUi'i's soutb-east coiner post,''thence aoutbi  HI cliains, thence east' ltiO chains, thence nortbs  lOcliains, llience west ll'iOcbain-.    t 1  No. 2���������Coinnii'iicniK at a post planted nn the <  loft bank of the Columbia finer, about 12 miles l  below Surprise liapul~, and marked "G A Jordan's south-east coiner po-t," thence north 10'  chains, thence wosl ltiO chains, tliouce south {01  chains, thence east IbO chains tOiPlaceof commencement ,  Nosombei IS, 190J        ���������    "      G. A.. JOHDAnA.    ..  Jt' SAMSON   -.  Painter, Papephanger, Signwritep  S\ ,      KALSOMINING   DONE.. '  Oi-deis receive prompt .iltentfon.-  Second sli-eot,        -    '- REVELSTOKE"-.  I Standard remedy for Gleet,  Gonorrhoea and Runnings'-1uirvy ]  IN 48 HOURS. Cures,Kid-^["lU'J  ney and Bladder Troubles.  For Sale or ' Rent.1  FIRST-OLASS IIOTISL in Oamhoine,,  H. 0. The 1,-u^est, and onlv liist-  elass boii-e in tnsvn. Eor p.u tieulars  apply to lloti'l (liilerion, Oiiinbornc,  13  O.  J. Guy Barber  1 JEWELRY.  DIAMONDS  and a  complete line  of the  GENUINE  "1847  Rogers Bros.'*  Knives, Forks,  Spoons, etc.  II   K>cs carefully e-cnniiiied nntl  ,1   pioperly filled to the bist f;rnde  ilh-r r^O)  * I Repumnc. V__^ I    V S o-  y  ^  TIIE KOOTENAY ?vJAU;  C     '  MORE INQUIRIES  About Price Ellison and His Dam  ,A       ,     i {at Vernon.    ,  ' Mi. Oliver asked I lie Hon. the Ohiel  C minii'sinncr ot Lands and Winks  tlie folios', in<; (|iiestions1'-     ���������       -i  1.    Bid   tho  public isoiks eniiiiiei r,  or any otbei"enj;nieer, icpuit as to the  ndvi.s.tbilify: oi protecting IheUnsnol  .    Vci non bv t he const met ion   of a (lain  at (lie'oullol of "I'.oiig Lake?    r ,  2.'   li so, will the fj;(>sei imieiif Mil -  ..mil ari-opy of such ltnoil   .it  onee ftu  i 1,he iiifoi mat ion of this house V  A   ;i.   'Hits   Mr. Price   Ellison is ss.iter  rceoid'covering ,I he  svateis  ot-l.'>n'g  ,   Lake, oi (lie out (low 'itieioof.'br a portion (Uoieiif ?    i 7  'l.,   It -or,sshal  .miouiit ot svater, is  "  J- i.ieeoidfd ?   ' u               ; "  ,   5.    What' is,the, estimated  amount  of ssiifer flow ing tViim Long Lakt;?  (J. ,Ilas; any oilier peison reenidci  'svaler fiom Long Lake?  7,    If so, hosv much in,each ciso '!  , 8.'   Which is thopiioi location ?   ,  ',).    Who   are  ihe persons claiming  - dam.cie;1 fiom the constuicnou of the  -i * i       j    *< * j  :iln.s-e-nicntione<l dam.  10, .What iJ tliu .iiuniustYif damages claimed"? A      .      ���������     '  fl. (ussliat rii.tumjr docs (Hie eon;  struct iomot ihi<it,ini protect the Cits  of 'Vernon ���������' " ^ ������     " " r  , The Hon. K. Gietn replied:  '     ,    7  ,- 1- iN>- :        *   - ���������   ' a   '  1." Anssvered by, No.-I.  3., Yes:, _ ; A\ , ,  'i.   i.r)Oo"iiYciic!-s!.  v a' ' '���������  i,    fi.' No9 esti'niate on   iccoul  in   'he  ep.utment.  (!.    All locind-  aior'ir.(levcd.by the  name of'the p/nty  iceou'.iiig;'.t'nd not  in' the 'name  of (hcyjake ot   stream.  'The oflico at Veinon   has  been' asked  to furnish the clesiictL Humiliation, as  POLITICAL  TIIIU 13 ai'A Ml' MILLS. V S.StHOIlX^JI.O.'  J ��������� C.niib .i-nc is cminji.loathe HOiit ,ts a gold c.unp and jlho coming spring  should see gie.it'.iclivils'IhorL1' Tiie abfive ein'iavinij'sbows a smin; in miniuij  that i.- piob.ihb- ned soen in ,mv other mining cam)) on the c-oniinent'Of Aine-  r e.i svlieie fhree'stamp mills sl.inil 'all in s iuss <jl 'one anothei. ,rThe mill in  the line; round j<- th,ito\vned by_ thcj>0ical Xoithein, mines, opci.iling , the  Osstc.-Liiteiiun pi )])orly. .Midss-.iy in the siess is, Ihe mill of,the Calumet  .ind'!'.,0. operating the Eva. and in the (list,nice is the mill- of ihe Goldfinch  Svnd'u-iite which is at nie-ent closed 'dossil but is c\'peeled -"to be'opeialOd  .iC.un siioitlv. - - ���������  take   a   gie.it  a   se.nch   heie "would  length of time. " '  7.   Anssseied by No. G. ���������  i  S.   Aiissseicd by No. li. ' '  ,' ()."_ b'.T. Will ui ins, and Albeit Geii  '.10.'   li. T. Williams. !f 1.00a.    Albeit'  Geir.  !M.f)C0, or  the  lemosal  ot   the  (lain.     ' ' ;  II.   ThisAiLim���������as tepoitcd b'ygos-  c.-nmeiit agent at   Veinon���������was built  "'piimanly to pievent   Hood of 1S92, at  _.svhich  time  the o.u'tlet .enlaigcd, and  Long Lake, about   eight, miles long bs  two  miles  svidc,  ssas^Josseied- about  tlnee  feet  in   ton' days. 'The lush ol  ssatei washed  out  a   lot  of laud, tss'o  " (nidges, and  about  100   feet   of ��������� the  "Mission   Ko.id. ssbeie it inns  thiough  the [.City  of Vet non, and 1 lire.itcnccl  , fuither'daiiiago lo the city  befoie the  llccd subsided     It also damaged the S  A O. liailsvay  track  to  the extent of  sosci.il thousand dollais.   These sudden floods have a I was s   been   rcgaided,  a* a menace to the safety of the  City  o: Veinon.  Mi. Oliver asked: '   _ .  1. lias .my damage been done to  the City of Veinon. by reason ot  Heeds fi cm Long-lake 'since 1802'?  2. If not. svh.it lcasoii had tlie  gos-einnunt for supposing that damage v i.u'.d be done in the Inline v  The   lie n.   Mr.   Gicen   leplied   as!  Wlov -  i.    X),  2. The dangoi i- always iniminenl  ivhcn flood is mil ending.     t, o"  I rice l-ll!>-< Il is gating sut'O os-ci  C5livn's Ospiniiairc ot his connection  ssith the Long Lake dam the othei  day. and bitteily attacked the member  for Del a for l.i- impel tinence in dining  tosl.iw up the little schemes of the  nieinU'i tor Okanag.in v  "On a lecent 11ii> thiough tl c Ok.m-  acran s.illes tlo/ens of electois. who  soled tor l'ni'o Ellison last eleetion.  iiuori. ed in they had cast their last  ballot .u l.isorot thai gentleman.  ,;; ACCIDENTS. ; ,  Two   Serious��������� 'Mishaps ������in-'Lumber  i A1-  ������,    Camps.'  *       ) ,  rj  s On 'I'linisd.i\ 0 l-'lemiii'jr, formerly  ot Kevelstoke, ss.is unikiug nt C.ipt  Ss.iui'de' son's 'louuinir ^e imp at l'ing-  ������ton.'Ins insj n learn 'When n.i������sin>;  bene.il'b a tree ,i limb luoke oil', and  dio|'pip��������� o". him ci ushed1 the skull.  I-'Ieiiiiiig'sv.is-iiiimpili.itcly biought lo  Kesclsroko hospital but' the moclic.il  stall eiinuhiileil ihcy could do nothing  foi him He j Ilk b(>i.n'f unconscious'  since tin; .n-culent .uul is not expect<"���������  to hse out tbe^'aftei i.ioon ' -He is a  cousin ii[\\   10 . Iy.iiic.iul  J-)} n yh.isy, brothcr-in-liisv , of J.  liolton ssas killed .it the ' IT'iiboiu  Luiiibei-Comi..ins's camp todis-^bs  thejimb ol a tre.e'f.illmg'on him . He  sviis fortv'-iune.Ve.iis of ������<������o. a ss idosser.  .ind.Jeaves-.lsvo m ph'iii  ebiblien   in  lievelptrt^e.'in cue of Mr Jlolton. The  bjjtlvtsifl'fie bi   unlit'to   the  cits- this  .aseninu / - ,  '."THANKS.'     ."  Lditor Kooii.sas M.sn."      ;     ^\ -.      '  \    ,  hit.���������On hjhalf." of, the 'mother'.ot  oui late lamented 'jlaotl^rs.'^U/ 1  Kiimbotun, svbo lost ";liis'1i]i.yiii'the  Canyon heie !.i-t spurn,: and ulto.on  beh.ill ol his "orotbeis \ wish to thank  the eiti/ens of BoveKlokc foi* the  bcaily' niannei in which they sup-  l girted us in vut eli'oit to i.ii.~e a fund  !'". bis niorhci's iissist.mcc The sum  o!*!j:!i5.50 vas l.ti-ed toi bio^ Kriig-  bouiii s nrle ssbich ssas won by ticket  No   10 lioiii-ht by J   Lewis  1 also sn-h td'tb.ink Mr l.inclin.irk  ioi bis rim iitinn ol ������.") 00 and Mr  llennelt lor the numerous courtesies  extended to lis.  ���������1 ,1111 Ac.  ���������   .      .IXO M. devini:.  riec-Tie.tsiuei  Kevelstokc rcdei.il I'nion No. 3S3.  A.L. V  vt '~  I^roportloiiK of a Perfect Fiprure.  ,'1'Iie beight ol'i.'i per-o'i svitli a por-  loc-t fi^tu-e sliould lie exnetly on mil to  the -dislaiice betsveen the lips of tbo  iiuddle fimrers of either hand svhen the  nruis'are fully extended ' ; .  Ten times the IpiikIIi of tlicbftiul. or,  sesen and a half tunes tlie len^tli of  (lie foot, or Ave times the diameter of  llio chest from one armpit lo.the oilier  s-liould also give tlie height of the svliole  body1-' , ���������  'I lie distance from the iiuictio': of the  lliiirhs lo the ground should tie ox-icily-  'he ������samo as froin that point lo (he  ei own of the lifiul The Un-o ���������sl-orld  l.ei'oxaetl.v midsva.v beisveen tlie fi:st  ��������� lined ipoint  and   the  ^roiiml  .it'ihe  '���������("1 ,      ���������- -. '       '/',',  ���������"Tl'i1'distance fiom the olbosv lo thc-  tip of tlie niidillcjfiii������rer should lie (he  suae as from the elLiosv lo the in.i'dle  line of. the breast " ,  From the top of tlie.lie.nl lo 1'ie. level  r-f the'chin should lie the <,.-ii:p> as from  the les-el of the dun to thai ol the arm  pits and from the'heel lo Ihe too.  THE GREEN MOM.  [?. " Living Canada."  Li, ���������' WhiiI Happened to .rones.-'  20, and [27,  "Why Smith Left  Tfotnc."  Mar. If>,'-Mi-vs  Pauline Johnson, and  Mr. Walker Moliae."  f-V!  Foi  Fel  Many Sudden Deaths.  Are tiaoed ton heart that ssas neglect 'd. Ifyo'i ho.nl i1- weak oi beats  too i.ipidIy you need Foiio/onc lo  siien,lhen the hoail's intiscle-. icgii-  lato its nclion and slop sinollieriiu,  spasms. Eerio/onc always oiiies sseak  lio.ut and icstoio tins oig.in ton  sluing healthy t-late. The best bent  nieJicino in the ssoi Id is Keiro/oue  which beats iiuy substitute. Widely  used by duel in.s and sold at f)0c [ioi  li.iv bs all (linguists.  No ApnlonS   NecL'ssiu-y.  "I congratulate you mo^t heartily,"  said the nearsighted guest at the sved-  diiifr. "on this happy���������oh. I bee your  pardon! I thought I svas speaking to  the bridcfcinoin."  "Thai's all right." the other man replied. "I accept your congratulations.  I am the father of the bride.'  Tlie \nrnc.  The London Hospital complains that  the word "nurse" means too many different things, from the board school  girl of fourteen, who gets 2 shillings a  week for minding the baby, to the  highly skilled nurse who follosvs the  army doctor to the very battlefield.  Him Worst Experience.  you   ever  been   kicked  by  n  "Hez  mule?"  "No, thank de I/iwd. I ncs-cr liez experienced milhin' svuss dan a house fall-  In' on me!"  Things move along so rapidly nowadays that people svbo say "It can't be  done" are alsvays being interrupted by  somebody doing lt.-Saxby's Magazine.  *T!ie   Sir   In   a  Itoolit.  C-iven a inp'-.Tii'i Vzod sittin;' room  ssit'i four p"oph .iii.i iwo iri������ v Is. the  air must be < h.ins.'d..every Cffs- minutes to Keep if piniA \Vs<iiir i' heated  it expand-, and lieionies IiKl.toi pei  ei'bic fo"t If id! Ii-o air is- he-Hed  eipially. it ronnlns at rest after expansion, but if hot ,\.r is in l!:c- presence  of cold air the latf?i, by ie.','o-i cf its  heaviness, forces its way ,('o-���������a and  dnses the hot an- rp. '1 i.>- ! io .ny  force of air* cm louts i= U .-> a-".iter  sveight of the colder air. Tl-1' il o. is  flic force by which sve nie.lo d-i.-o out  foul air and put pure all in its pi,ice  Pure external air will alss ss diis-p  out foul air if you give il n i i/r.iee.  llrooni  Tor Wooilvioils.  1 wish to djscribe a cosered broom  for sss-oopiag fiardsvooJ lloois and dust-  ;.ij ssoodssork. (Jet a sheep pelt from  tne i .ilili'f. flit fi (-a-o lo loosely fit a  liiT-i'i Asoal so.-ipis ncio-ss bottom by  1 n'dnig Ihe pelt and in.iikm-T the pat-  le:ii L'si-iiMsi ihe se.iins svith strong  I1.lead After lu-st se.'in turn tho e-.iso.  sos. llio second -enn limn ins-ile and  ss'.leu I'iiisliod pu'l osei the biojin  r.tsteii by ssrip'iini; aioi'nd the h in-  dio If you ss'sh di.s- oi damp elollis,  \..' them iiioiiud I'e liiuoiii When  . li-.inii-.- the '.i-o Ie! il leiiiain on the  ti.noii- Cse plenty ol soap and sv.-sler.  - UmI'-smsc  Oust i n^;.  '.!: lies ei   tn dllsl   svilh a  li   I  nli,eel   in  s lesv  is  , I  ('.--I      The le.itll  10 I' I -Mi Ies aim  id,  'i  !i ss i   -'i"n i|s if  ,'i      ii   I n    .in-    I.'.I  ,."|l".lS    ,1   s||| i    i li-lli,  ll'll > t    in.ei s .lis       11'  le.ills   li'i'.leil   In   re  s  ol  ion,,nil ,1 sii up  iliislei   is Ihe best  !t is no ti^o  r. ..:l'"i  dustr  i  . !!y ;'a' i '!'  is il  i..-s i..i ii Is ���������      ;  w ' 'i \ sst'-.:!il I " !���������'  P    i.ur'i'd   I"   .   :.i  ....lie,    ..Sis,,,;,  ���������hil.iii'j   u   ,'i   fi.  s  i  e'lil-iu' els,, is  In so ihe niriliol ...J  iu-_r. a   lanin's  isool  I n--ihl' sllbslllllie  r. T. P.armTiii*anif"i.7s w.:e svoi������ very  fond of the {tilled Mstoi's Alice and  riiccbe Cary. ss-lin often sisited them  at Bridgeport. To a friend the famous  shosvinaii once i-"in,irked: "Alice svas  tho nioio thoughtful. svlule IMimbe svas  alsvajs bubbling over svith good spirits mid wit. I never l.nosv a brighter  svoinaii. One day I svas Liking her and  some fiionds through my museum. At  the head of the stabs svas the cage  eontaimn-t 'the happy family.' svhich  included osvls. cats, mice, set pouts antl  other creatures generally mortal enemies, but all lls-ing in perfect harmony,  mainly because svo kept them so stuff  cd svith food tint  Hiw hurl ������") tnmttta  Theie is .i ituiiii  that ,J   ('. (iieem  'if (iolden,  is   likelv 'to  got the 1!  (  s ic'iu.-SMii the senate   m   iceugiiilKiii  ' il  his pnsi sei \ ii es io ihe lthor.il p.uls.  John Houston s.iy.s be could huso  defeated the^goseiniui'iil on ,i nioticn  bv V.icdouald (bill one q| (he siipu'iiic  conn indues siiinild''-hs'hIc al mine  point in Kootenay in^to.id' of Xelson;  I-'r.isor.'of tir.n'id.l'oi ks,'.ind Il.isidsi'in,  ���������voifd. ssilh (he o|ipbsitinii 11 if I  Ilousfon iiiiul one oilier nionibci voted  the ' sumo i w-.iy the July - Mulliido  g,,s-einiiient svould bo out of ollice  tod,iy.,     . <, -  .' (.).'0. I Is ui,in,"of London, (')n(.. has  joined' the dominion cibinei ssilhor.t  ]ioitfolio.        , .        ,'    j .    '  Among many well infm med 'cunAoi-  vatives ihe opinion incv.iils thai the,  election oP'Sir Hibbeil Tuiiper as  president of the piovinci.il coiisor?  v.itive .issoci.itioiris but a pi chide, to  hise.iily 'ficcession to the position of  leader of ihc-pnily in this liioviyce in  pl.itc of Jiichaid Mclb idel It is even  intimated' that Sir ,llibbeii Tupper  may be the goseinmcnt caudiilate in  LillnoLrt. th.i"ll teat becoming vacant'  upoii the pioiog.ition1 of the legis'-  la line,' and in thcescntof Ins clccliou  C ' i  he might nnnicdjiitely , take oser-tho  piemieiship.   *   ". ', ,        ,'    " ��������� ,  ' Pieimer McBiidc "submitted pii-  vately' to the mining committee bis  mining policy as to taxation ��������� It svas  1 per cent, t.i.x on gioss output to take  the place cf the piesent tsvo pei 'cent  tax. ' Jl amounts lo about I he,same.  The committee refused to deal svilh it,  holding it a govern men t niaitei 'only  to deal svitli'such questions., '  Aichitect Da lion , refused \.lo give  evidence bolorc (he 'commirtcc -sip-  pointed to encpiiip'into gos-eriunent  ho"u=e scandal.  "Iiefening to .the deal "of the Mc-  Ibido goseinnient ssith' the- 33 in Ic of  (Jommeice, th6 Kossla'ncl Miner ������.iys :  '���������Does the geneijilju-""^-'--"' tlie"  IJunk'or Cimimcicc call it -ownd li-  nance to'iii.ike a niillion doll.u loan at  live per'cent and liedged about svith  .iihili.iryAostriction-, a- to its disclaimed It, may be' fiom th'esiuss-  point of the Bank ot Commeice  oconle. ssho gel the benefits ot Ibis  infamous piece ol pass nbroking, but it  i* nothing short ot an outrage on the  people oi Bniifch Columbia '"  -"Geiast jiapois lepoit sshen a mcmbci  of (he hbeial paity got up to piopose  an amendment Piemier McBnde had  only to'shake-'his head sshen llass--  lliornthwaitc.'ns hi- factotum, jumped  up to oppose it.  The socialists of lieselstoke aie inviting lliissthoriithssaitc to speak heie  in defence of bis stand during the  session., It ssill be intcictihg tn hear  why he tincsv in his lot ssith McBiidc  and lcfused to accept ,thc impcratis-o  mandate to-sshicb the socialist party  decided to bind all candidates nominated in their intcicst.  FURNiSHiNGrH'CMES  IL)  OUR BUSINESS  aiid!TKa& Eccn Icr Over.-CO  Our  tains  A  nesv r.riiaio^t.'s; just coiTi|Jlei--c! co;i-  1568 illii-iivuioji'-. (;ill piicrd, y.nd  more infoi in'.ition :lvn touicl bey -ined in  n ss-^uk's hho|jj.ii;,u;l ��������� Write 'for a cc^|-\'���������it  is fvee in sou. r 0-    *,,'   , y ,  "WEILER  -; p> /-> O  C'.  VICTORIA,/B. 0,  1 ^maimj. h'.i������j-  mrsjgaj^SsMJLi.  E-B. EDDY:  .    ' "KINO   1  IDWAItli  "     Kllllls.   ,           ,  ,/   "HEADl.  IGIIT,"-,-;  ids.  '    "EaG'l'E.  ' IU0- mill  ���������_nu..  ���������    -'VICTORIA,",  1    "LITTLE  COM ET  1   r  FOR   SALE  'evervwhshe   ,  -1                                                        '   1  Q^  "Are the (best that can.be bought  Don't experiment with otlfcr and  infe'rior brand  /TJSE-'.HilD,������i)"^"'S "   \ ,  h.  !!&j$$j  "iforsti 'r* r* f* ^ fit f* nt f* r^"csr r* ri* f* f* ti 4 fl r*>f* & d4 fl <-' C  <-?'������**  ���������   -=-      T .���������   ���������   ���������    ���������   V-V    ���������    ���������    ���������    ---���������      .      *      .      .      -,,-       -       -      -      -      ���������   ,-    '���������(,���������������.  <$������  ^' The' Best f.'ouse incTown.  iSfrf'  KPTEL" L  ���������-���������- COMAPLIX  '     ^      -      ,. ���������.     ���������  A,"    '.t   ,-A  ���������  - 4 * Well Furnished    -    Good Table  Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept in Stock. 7,  "'','"      , ' ,' ,   '   '  '  ���������     &'W.' HAMILTON, Proprietor. '���������   .���������   '    '  .'--" y 11  ff^'  f$>'������  rstf   '  .������---  ���������   -^,---   -   ,-   -   -   -   -   -   -    ~> ~ _" ~ \~   '   "   "  "   "',  SELKIRK LODGE, NO. 12, I.' O O.F.,  Meets es-<?rs- Tucsdny  esoniiiK in SclUnk  Rail at 8 o'clock.  1 Visitnn? bretlnen cor-  di.illj united to at-  t ��������� IcikI.  a. 13  ADAIR, N.G.   - J. MATIII15 See.  REVELSTOKE  OPERA   HOUSE  Just One Night-  Monday, February IS  ������������������You ssill laugh until the tens 11m  dosvn join cheeks.''���������>Tosv Voik  Journal.  The llilaiiou- Suflicicncy���������t  "WHAT HAPPENED  TO JONES"  lis Geo   \S"   Uiondliiiisi.  Aullior of " SS'lij    Smilli   Li 11   llimic,"  SS'ioni,' Mi. SS i-ibIii,- mi..  "I'lie  A London and New York Success  llltupiOtul bS   .1 (Ulll|lhllS   lit  lllullO|ll)lllllll  Illinois  uiiik'i- tliu iiiiiii.iKi'ini'iiL "I  Mi. 0.  1".   'SS-.lll.LI.- Ot    LllO    SS IIIIUlHf,'   .llllt   llllllll  lllUilllL's.  Piiccs, if 1 00 and 7.1c     Sale  of  at Caniul.i Ding and Hook Ci  Wm. Fleming",  VS'IioIlsiiIp mid lli'l.ul  Meat Merchant.  Fisli   and   Game   in   Season.'  First St., Revelstoke.  REVELSTOKE, B. .0.  .     ABRAHAMSON    BROS.   PROPRIETORS^       ^        f   ,      ^     '  Xesvly' built:   ; First-class in' every, re?pect."   M{ modJni c-onsenioncrs.  "    '  " ;   Large Sample Rooms.       ������..-"'_  Rates SI.50 per Day '      , Special-VVeekly Rates^  Queen's- Hptel'/Trout   Lake,' uncled -same   manaoeni'ent.  ORIENTAL   HOTEL  ably furnished  svith tlie choicest the market  affords.       Best   Wines,   Liquors,  &  Ciyars'.  "Rates $i a clay.     Monthly rate.  Slf -A-LZBIEIRT      STO-tSTE, .   DPZE^OIE-  Just -Remodelled and Refurnished with all Modern Conveniences.  vs's.  ^^mfr**'-  Rooms in Suites with Baths and   Toilets attached, Jljy^^^Iot '  an  d Cold Water, Inside Toilets on eacli,/loor,,Cas/ff^kr^tdr'ana  Steam Heated 'JVirouoJionl^f.,  J. C. GREENE, Proprietor,  X-t'>~ '���������' SC'.s   *  '* ','  GOLDEN, B. C.  ^7  Proprietor.  COMAPLIX  ' CHIEF YOUNG,      -*     -  Best brands of Wines, Liquois and Cigars.  Travellers  to  Fish Creek will find excellent  accommodation  at this Hotel. ������-.-.<  DAVI'3 OH It, i'lfipi-ii'Ku.  Tin  best  Dolliir a Day House  in the loss-n.  Bi.inds of .Wiin's,  and Ciiiius.  .S(jii I  <M.  Wholesale g,nd Retail  Qj n  w  ileat Merchants.  Head Office, Abattoir aa<l������Oold Storage':  v. -s^^Bs-^'Oalgary;'' Alberta  / iK-IWfU    J.,flK,|f.,n,M.  .  jrjuiiJti U 1  , /.  ,      -)���������(^s'll' -*(.'J-      " - '''  i, rtY>~<iJ     -Crfi  THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  NAKUSP.  Krom Our Osvn t'uri-csnon lent.  Trains  and   boats are  delayed   on  .iccniint of the snosv.       '   ,  The   Viile-Uolmnbia   Lumber   Oo.'s  mill has closed dossn fur repairs.  Kngino -10(1 broke dosvn nu Monday,  so'.sbe, had "to  go  to   Nelson   to the  '   i ' ' ''  J)llO|)S. a        <     ' i  ������ The Jiea'viosl'sto'rin of the season  .ciiiic on Friday and lasted for tlnee  days,' flecking all roads, 'It siiosved  io a dejilh of n' foot and a half.  !������',  HALCYON.  i From Our Osvn ('(irrusiKiniloiit '  '"-   The follosving gn'esls have registeicd  vit the Halcyon Hot Sprintis.  '    Mr. and Mrs. Siefeit, Salmon Ann ;  .Mr.  S. ,���������!. ' Pinilor,   Arrosvliead ;   Mrs.  McKolfViok,' Arrosvheail ; Miss  Dtui;  C. A,  .Hich-  ,   - can, Arross-liead ;,'Mr.  and ".sirs.  , t'   Pio'-se'i^ Arrosvliead ; Mr. F. 1.  1    .,/.   '"    mtfhd, lsurt'nn City ;��������� Mr. I.'it.* MoUou-  A      -ifedd, Hui-lon City ; Mrs. 0. K.  Hang-,  ,;   '������'   . , "'.Vire Valley;  Mrh.V. W .loidan, Mis.  ''.,'f"    .(Iripiei.   )lr>   Clemens,'   Mi.-.. Cienelle,  /t'     A r'Mr.,and Mis .Johii JJeclor,'Mi.Tims.  ,Av'"'* '    "Sullivan',  Mr?-   ^'-  MolCisVock,  Miss.  >*"���������   ,\   'Mclvissock, '^liss.   Alice   McICissoek,  , -.   '    '.  ".Mr. A. NichnNon, Mr.,II. Nichol, X.i-  \   w       ..kusp';   vMr.   .Michacb   Grady,    >IN<!.  "-Smith. Mr.  L; Din gall,.St. L'eon ;' Mr.  '"    Knink  A.   I less ar,   Mu-.,  Nunc,   Mis.  Uoug.ild, Mr.  S.  Aluii.iy, 'Mr. AV.  L.  _,, Moiiison, Nukii.sp;   Dr.  H. IL LaV.iei,  ,  , .Mi. John   Kiniest,   Mi.'A.  A.   Clark,  1 , "Camborne; -Mr. C. 'IY .Jameson, Fergu-  / son ,  Mr. and Mis. Thesv. Miss.  Piiee,  C.imboiue';'   Mr.  A." It.   Sulheil.tnd,  Sli.itliclan,  Man.; Mr. C. M. McMillan,' ^'cMboiii ne"'   Alan. ; "Mr.  'Win.'  ���������   ���������'       ''Clu.s-sler,   A ri osvliead , i>Mrs.    Hattic  .Miller, K'cvelstokc."  Oil'  i  ENDERRY.  \\ -  '      '    From our osvn Correspondent.  '  jEndcrby, Ythe, - nretty -little - tosvn'  ''-svliich at piesent is attracting so much  , well-merited a'ttcntion, is on the bank  of the" beautiful   Spallumcbeen   river.  ' To give a more clelinitc idea  of ..'our  -/location, isc  might Liusfc' add ' for   the  lienefit ot thcAumnitinted, that Eniler-  >hy is on  thei'Sliiissv.ip' and Okanagan  'blanch of the  C.  P.   Ii.   midway between   Sicainous , and   Vernon,   being  'distant,   about-' 23   miles   from   each.  ,\\'e bo.ist not"only of the excellence  ol our , tin ii ing   little  tosvn   and   the  j beauty ol our immediate sniiounclings  but also feel a justifiable pride iu  the  ���������hundreds of acies of hist class farming  and flint growing land  svliich stretch'  out for iniiiij' miles ln.difl'etent di'i coitions from us '      ,  It is  S .MSI-II3IS  10K CO.NTKAjrUL.STlOX  ���������that aflei a slosv, but steady gross th  Jor the past sixteen or nioie yeais.  JEiidcrby is leceising the attention  issluch it so richly ebseis-es.   ������  During the past jear scarcely a  sseek has passed svithont the arrival of.  iiunilies sslin have conic to locate in  om , vicinityAas svell as tiiose ssho  come diet to spy out'the land. These  List,   bosses ei,   usually   extend' theu\  Hale   basing, ni lived   some   months  previously   i.iul   being   a   pruiiiiiieiit  meinberoribeOkan.ig.nl Luiubei   Co.  .    '    lill'-J.I. ASsOC'l STION.   '  The lilies and ainmui.ilion fm our-  loci! lille .issoei.ii'inii have arrived. A  meeting of (he -.ud association.>vub  held on' .Moiuliiy evening l.isi sshen  the follossing ollici rs sseie elected:  Ineil Hiirniv, cii|itiiiii;H. S. H.igssall,  M-eietary; A. K. Uoheils tieasuier; .1.  II. Hooper mid W. II. Ilutehisoii to  act in conjunction svilh the oilier  ollicei'b as executivecomiiiittee. ���������  sad di:atii iiv i-ui:i:ziN(i.  The sad intelligence -ssas received  heie a fesv days ago, fof 'the finding,!)!  the" body of "Doiiald Moliityie near  Port Mel.cud, svhere lie bad evidently  been lost in the.snosv. , Mr. Mclntyie  Lad gone lo the Nortb-sscst,: ome time  from this valley, and ssas engaged in  buying ssheat for the Columbia Milling  Co., of this place. ' Some anxiety had  been felt on his account for sonic  sveekh past, 'as his friends here had  found it impossible to Incite bun, bill  nothing of -o serious a 111111111' had  been anticipated. <  Mr. 'Mclntyie came to -Faidorby  sonic lift ecu'years ago, svhere he acted  in Hie capacity of bead miller foi the  Columbia Mailing' Co.'for about seven  o'r eighl'yeai-, after ssbich'he svent to  Vernon to take'.ch.uge of theii mill  there. This position He continued to  lill until his departure Jor-, Ihe Noith-  SS'L'st,   List  .111 til 1)111.       '!>'���������>  "'Dining hi1- prolong'tl stay in (be  valley -Mr. Mclnfyie ss-on the icspect  and esteem, of a large ciiclo of, fi lends,  svbo svill icceive 'ssith deepest" 1 egret  the nesss 01 his"clc'iith    ,   ���������      A  Thcioniains \ve:e taken I o Vernon  and there intoned cm Wednesday, (he  10th instant. '     '    ���������   - '    -  A SUCCESSFUL    ,  COMEDY.  Broadhurst's " '"1/hat Happened to  Jones" Will be Presented Here.  A Notable Theatrical Event.  Manager Walker,  of   tlie Winnipeg  I heat ie, svill present' in thin city'on  Monday next, "What Happened to  .loncs," George Hroadliurf.tVgreat Comedy; svliich. lias enjoyed long runs at  ihe leading theatres of Nesv York.and  London, and svhich is knosvn in the  large cities all over the country.    It is-  II comedy that doeR not require slapsticks .md funny falls to make it laughable.. Ils ploi is logical and'curried  out ssith iiimimoiiihtc complications  iluitiiiie exci-uciiitingl.Vs funny. Manager Wulker'lias seemed a 'inctiopoli-  :nu eoiii'piuiy of coiiiedi.ins, and the  piicss'ill be pie-ented here svith the  sinie e.ircful attention to costuming  nud scenery it leceis-es in, the huge  1 aid's. Por ^ tho lirst time Wchtein  (3iiiindii svill have a metropolitan pr< -  iliictinii of a,famous comedy.,      ,  '     Old Folks Can't Stand'  '    '     / '���������" />   ,  IIait.li,    -puriring     medicine,  iiis-iriiiibls'-',JinclJ)i^'31,iiniltuirs I'll  . ~w  .,        *-h-i.'..-,.'.. '.  91a:  1'lllt  , ol  andrakcrand-Jiulleriuit  Hie .mildest  icffou,"cQi(stip.ilion, and   sick   liead-7  cu  ache,  pi ice  Pills.  - Ni)>'giipm  !0c.  .Use  limns,   sine cine,  1       n '  onlv   Dr. Hamilton's.  FIELD FATALITY.  '    A Touching Incident.       '   ���������"  ll has been sjiid :uhI rightly so, that  a folloss- feeling   makes,.us^ ssondioiis  kind, inid.is  ni.iy  aN'o   be" s.iid   that  svheil_tli6'he:iit is   bossed   dossn    svith  soiloss'   c-s-en 'unto   de.i'th,    that   con-  - ' - '  -olatioii   'and   c-omfoit   is   derived bv  bestOssing synipath.viind considei.ition  Jo'thoso 111 like   disties.-       This   svas  vi-i,.v iiiuch   exemphfii'd in   the   lecent  liinicniable accident at Field     On 'ihe  iirnval of ihe bodies of ICneineer   L.ul-  nei and l-'iieiiiiin Aim,<lie heie.   Kngi-  neer Ladner's   remains    sseie   coveied  is ith    svieath-   and - tlosver-    but   his  soirossintr father thoii'-'hi of the j-oimg  I'aigli-biiiiin   svbo   ss:i-    the    lireiniin.  and svbo had not a lelatise or kinsman  tj lay a flosser on his 01 ill in.    lies. Mi.  Ladner   asked    his     dauchier      and  friend- to  place   -onn-   ss rc.itbs on his  c-oiVin   too   svhich   ss'.i-  (lone at  once.  and not satisfied  svith   that,   the  r.-v.  g-nrlemiiii   br>   .irr'v.il a:    Kaiiiluoj  You take no Chances.  1  All diuegisls gu.iiiinl.'e evi-rv hot lie  ��������� I   Ch.nub.'i 1.tin's Cough Heinedy n'tid  s ill 1   fund the iniuu-.v to any one svbo  s iml sili-lii'd   at'ler  using_ tsvo-t binN  of ihi'i-ontents.'   This is the 'luM. rein-  'i-dy in'the svould for la,grippe, coughs,  colds, ci-nup .and svbcioping cough and  is p|,'.is,ini  and safe to take.    It pi-ev-  culs Muy tendency of a'cold t suit  in piifiiinoni.i. * o  ' The sci,1 tell of a pin limy cause the  il.ss'of".-i limb oi'A's-eii 'death svhen  blood poisoning lesull-Afi'Oiii, the in  jiuy. All danger of this may" be avoided", ho'vevei', by promptly, applying  Chamberlain's Pain B.i I m." "���������It- is^ an  .iiitiseplie .iiiil iiil������(pmllwl as,a-ttCjukk  h".iling Imii'iieiit toi 'cuts hruisCJs'wnl  burns. -For saleify/dl Di-uggists.-sj^iC'  ..f$    ��������� ������������������' ."'^ ''���������:p���������        -1        i  ;/LAD0RjS:'4$k������-  " <- -1  -,-^,'Ofl      ii-j������A   V"     I> */"' ^ >-  -The E. 13: Eddy-fCo. arc^suing labor  Ici'dcrs4 fur" 50.000, damages for libel  ovei the stnke at lheir"iiiiils,"  ���������  To Trappers  )> r'_ '    ' - 1    '  Raw Furs Bought     1 ,,  ' '   ������. Cash Prices Paia  F.   B.    WELLS,  Exporter of Furs.  Kootenay Lodg-e  *  No. 15 A.F. & A.M.  *���������    #   Thoi-oguliiriiicotiiips  are held in the M.is-  oinc Temple. Orlil  lA'llous Hull, on the  third Monday in  e.ich month ntbp.ii).  Visituii; brethren  coidt.illj" ss clcomcil.  s^ PROOUN'I FAt. Skchctarv.  SELKIRK LODGE. NO. 12, I. O.O. F.  Jleets every TuckIas.  os-oninf: in ,Selkirk  Hall at S o'clock.  Vi������itlnK brethren cor-  diallj invited to ,iL-  ' , tend.  <C   1-". A D VIIt, .WO. J. MATHIE. Sec.  Recent s-xperiiniriits conducted .js'inusl '  c-mii'C-it sen mists, prove that light is a  f."-v'at retne'lial ayi nt;,'it ,is essenti.-il'y  Nam. e s agent. It may be either suii-  hghi. oi uLciiic li.^lit, but it has a iU>  cided elTei-t in help-'ng nniine to lumisli  dis(..,ise and re.<-tore'liealth. Other scien-,  tific men have proved that oxs'gen c-ltc-'  trific-b tin.- Heart and can prolong life.  j       ~~ i i   ���������     ���������   - -     .  The people on thi', earth are susccpsible  to some lass-s vvhioh kdvltii plant life. A  plant cannot be s'icceisfullv priosvn in the  dark. A nirtii is btldiini healthy and strong ,  -vN) livs in tlie d.i'Uor in suiili"-" looms.  After nil, Nature's wav.i are, found to be ,  the best. '' Nanin-'s remedies are nlss-.-iys  best fm e:ailic.itii!g disi-.ise, and by this we  jiii'iin a medicine mailc of roots and hubs  Thev are assiinil.iteil  in the slniin ch  and  'taken up by the blood niul are! theiefore.  the most .potent int<ins's\liii.li can be employed for the regaining of, lost 'health.  Dr. R. V. Piisrce, cnn-ii'.'.tng physician to  the Invalids"Hotel and Siiiprical Iiisntute,  at 'lluff.ilo, N Yl, in many ye.us of c-xttn-,  *ive practice, found thai he could pin his  -faith to mi alteiative extract of ceitain  '])l,ints and root- for Hie cure of nil blood  diseases. ' Tlii'i he, called Dr. Pierce's  Golden Medical Discovety.. Containing no  alcohol nor narcotics, entiiely vegetable,-  this "Discovery " m.ike-s iieh red blood and  , isajiosveifiil tissue-buildei, giving the tiled  business man or svotii.in icness-ed sticiigtli  'and health Uapidlx ginssiug seliiml-iruli  and boys often ������.lmsv iiupoverisbed blood  by ihe pimples or boils which appear on  face or neck. 'Io eiadic.ite the poisona  from the blood, and feed the heart,'lung?  and   stomach on   pure   blond, nothing  13  j so good'as Dr. Picice's   Golden; Medical.  ,I")|scos-eiv. A , .  Don't allosv the dealer to insult join in  ' telligence by offering his osvn blood rem- '  ''edy to you initer.d of this svell -Unosv::  .pieparation of Dr. Pieice's. Ten chances  to one he svill substitute a clieap.coniponnd  . having a laige percentageof alcohol hi it.  Dr. Pierce's Pellets are "the best fof the  bosvels.'  Use them ssith, the."Discovery/  ,:;   <~    NOTICE.    '      .. ���������  To Purl Thiii-hioi-iisen. Theodor Tollef-eu anil  William Allen oi .my liei-on or I'Cj-;0'"'l������  \shoni ihesMimV have assiuneil then In lew  in the-Valhalla gtoun consistiiig ol   s il.inb,  Valhalla, Odin and Tlior "i"1?1''1','1''1,1",1.���������?  Hig creek, siui.ito on the sscst side of iioith  mm of Ui'icr Amm- Lake. UiiMeau Mining  r  Division.   SVe-t  Kootenay   District,, Ilntisli  You'ue'hereliy notilled that L the undersigned, have expended lor you the sum o������S-.>0  in luior. iiii|iioseiiientsnnineuoi(Miigfecbiiimn  ihe s,,���������l Viking. Valhalla. Odin and 1 or��������� M i-  ei.il cliiiins, iiniloi- tlie pios-isioiis of Ho Mi oi I  .Sot.aiiil if ssithin liinels days from the date ol  this notiLU you fail or relus.; to eoiitribute 11 o  afdi-esiud stun, logetliei ssilh nil costs of a isc -  Using, yam interest in the-md mineral claims  ssill liedftng the pioperty of he under- gned  under -ee"tiou I of the .Set entitled An Aet ,lo  Amend the Miiienil Ael.,'1IK������  Dated this 2nd day ot Deei'inhei'.-IIKU.  H. ������. STAUKKY."  H. W.,, EDWARDS;  ta-xider'mist.    .'  DEER HEADS, BIRDS, ANIMALS  ,     .    MOUNTED.  Revelstoke,    -    - ' fe. 0.  Jas. I. Woodrow,  .     BUTCHER..  Retail Dealer Ins���������mrrpmz%>.  ' BEEF,   PORK,  MUTTON, Etc.-  '        ,1  Fish and Game in Season.  All outers pioniplly filled.  REVELSTOKE, B. C,  Coi nor    Douglas  iiudlviiigfetiects  HENRY'S NURSERIES  3010 Wi'stminstei  !���������  Itoucl.  Thousands ,of Fruit and  , Ornamental, Trees !  ���������  Rhododendrons, Roses,  Circenhousc and,Ilauly Plants.  't    IIoiiic-Griiwu and lmportud    ",  JQardcn, Field and Flower Seeds  ' For Spring Planting."  Eastern prices or less.       White labor.  '"'FERTILIZERS.'"'  Bee Hives and' Supplies.  Cut Floss el's mid  Designs.  OntaloK'ie fiee.' '  M. J: HENRY,  . Vancouvkh' IL C  KURTZ & CO'SiCIGARS  , The Best on tha'Market.  KURTZ'S OWN .'      ���������  -KURTZ'S PIONEISR     -'  iv URTZ'S SPAN I SI I 'n LOSSO.M  'iiu- IL.inds thiit cin't. he beaten.  MADE BY UNION LABOR.  THE CITY EXPRESS  '   E. W. B. Paget,^rop.      -  ,i   '   - A   ,       .-,  ��������� Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage,  etc., to any part of the City.   ?   ,   , ' '  r Any Kind of Transferring. ;  *    Undertaken. / .' ���������  All oidei-s left at R.' M.-'Sinythe's  Tobacco Store, or by Telephone, No, 7  sviU'recoise prompt uttcntion.-" C  Trademarks,,  Copyrights  DATENTS 4cd<  ,���������   '   '        obtained in nil countries.  ROWLAND-BRJTT-AIN;  '���������>      ' Registered Patent .Attorney  -Mccliniiicnl Altoriicy'iuid ICiiKiueei'.  Room .1, l''iiii-fleld;iJloek. tlr.'insillost.. near t'.O  VANCOUVER,' B.'C.  <.Ai|Msiciinl  svill secure aii'eseniiiBfunioint  incut foi tho.-p sv lio eniinol aill rinrini; the day  Place Your-.Orders,-"W~  svith   us   in   tiine  OAKESand'.'A  for  '&:<  Christmas Groceries;  Afrents for  the  Celebr.ited  ,... -*'M.ONSOON TEAS."  ,.,id rb.' i'ne;.���������in  a: tb'- Ma-i--ii(  ipi'-t ssa- rr' .r.if  me  id  join nes of eliseos-eiyas far aS Sunimei- .Atipniau-d tint b.rh Kr,ir:-.cr-r  Lidm-r!  Innd or Peichl.i'-id, but in  the m ijor  ity oi eases icturii to invest lieie.  i'i{i:suv'i mtt.sx cnuiicn  Di   Ueidimiu. of   C.ilgais.  Superin-  -tendent   of     Presbyterian     missions,  pieached in  the  Piesbytc-iian Chinch  liere  on   Sunday inorning Jan.  31-t,  .and aKo gase an addles- on the same  .e.enin.j; on Home. Missions.  ���������h- ild 1..' -id.' by ���������  T.---ii.V.   sshi. it  ;;f���������t.   ,.���������] v.l,,.,     ,|...  i-nM.iir'- .nrfs-d ,ir the I'emi-fry a  K.unii.'.p- .Mr Lidnei, -till fun lie:  lt.pic-ted tL'' liii-iii.in's e-tfbn sl.f.ule:  be the first hm-f-^ed io it- l.i-I n���������tine;  pl.iee  ie  J I  nii! i  ssho ,'j  ()'ir    e ii re-p indent     silin     i-  Tho tea meeting under cheuui-piees j K,,jriis.}������������������afl  -,,,.. .ill Liiir'i-hiu'n  of  the   Piesbsten.ui   chuieh,   ishich|MU|   tl)I.   .,., r,m,t   m :|i i-���������! (.r-'id ui  cime off on   Fob   1st   pu.sed  to   be   aj,,,.,   ,���������,,������������������ ,���������;,��������� ,���������. .,..;,,,,,   ���������fi>M..M,.  ��������� in h    indis idu il  fin   iii'ich    t'  1-lSl   tin ni  'I'll.' Lit.   ICnuiiiP. .    I.i'l'ie     is.i-    nn,  i  ,idsi e.ile i I   n.ism"   .!���������>   ,i i i-l'' i'es  "I  -        i  labniii     and    si,!-    ,il.\,ii-    .uiM'iii-   '������������������  licit bis Imni iu    I-   ,i   in.in   .mil   bis|  ''' I  A Family Necessity  ���������s lores- Ii'Siii ,i fiiiiiiici.!' stundpoiiit. as i ( ,lf|n, \  ssell   a-   mi  ullier  is.iy-.     Local talent Li1(,  u.'.s al.ly supplemented by 'nelp .fiun) | (|lH(%|���������nt   ���������.,,,,���������, ,iitu -  VertH'i". and Aimstrons 111������ ,������������������i. r��������� the f i,d,r .,���������  SOCISI. AND IM.KSO.VU. lM,,M-ris-   III,  -by th.'i-  R.iy ll.inrock    b.i-   letiirncd   homely,  iiitor   spa.dni','   a   feis  weeks   in   the  ti'iminnl eits-  Mi-s. Nc'vl,md. ut" iJneks i- spending a t'ess ueck-5 in Kndeiby the  ein-t ui Mr. .md Mr-  J, PiinL'lc.  Henri- \V Harvey, ton, is tlrinkful  for-mall f.ivor-. Another little boy  jirns-ed at hi- home on the 7th in-t.  J. II. I'ailes hijldn hi- head just I \-">  inulir-s higher than u-u,il nois.id.iys.  He is the pioud pos-c-s-or of a brand  nets son  Among  the visitors   to   toss*n    List  ������aeek svere 0. A. ifcndcr-ion, (.Manager  <if the bank of   Montreal;   of   Vernon,  K. A. Haggen  of   lievelstoke,   I-\   I5il-  lingaiincl C. F. Costerton of Vernon.  Mis. F II. Halo and -ion arriveJ on  "Wednesday morning's train from  K.istcrn Canada, ft is their intention  to  make  F-ndcrby   tbeir   home,    Mr.  inure  ,iiid  tb"  ir t>;  ' t  .u t-  t h'A  ll     ,l|-'l    le-  Clin-iiiiii  VI-       s������I.l!l  NOW IN ITS .5?l.'i YEAR  T.v*  I������*iJ*n���������  nininc   p**no*:Ii'",l   of   lit*  .tuy l<:l1m<1(..-1 publication  V ^3, C tnidup  Mvjcjcnn post iqc* >  t impU cfj;������> U* f\ 5-t'icI for RooL C.u^Io������ac.  TflE ENQI.NEtRING AND MINING JoL'RiVAL  261 Broadn3yf New York  BOILERS  ENGINES.  Saw .Mill Machinery  Wood Woilcina; Machinery  Machinery for all purposes  All of very best makes. ��������� ���������  Tl neilson & co,  602 Mam St., Winnipeg,  THIS IS NOT EGOTISM.  <- .> S s-      o       0  l-i4aiii{;fci itCiH o  C'.iarrncrlafn's Cough  Remedy.  , "- (-<!'.' '..-   ( i.; I,. '_ ru-jp and   l(. hc-.p-  a, Coii'A.    i : ir ;j ceal&; large size Joe.  We lieb'-i e \  Our  lnisiii.-s  luisiiiess.    W..  tiess   in.miw  saving dei ice?  ������������������ U n'liv ' (iiu- Inis, iiess.  I- ' In ll.'lp v I'll dn s <>>M  siipplv iip-iii-d.iie Inisi-  inil iik lliods.���������inoiiey-  ��������� nid htisv to iisf t bi-iii.  I  i  T-:i   ii nuily   eaji.il Ie   if   ���������it'Lidni'^ i  immedi.ice n bet   In   tin   bundled .ind '  r  niic .iilni"nt. th.it (��������� uist.intls ,iM-" It t  in.i.s I" a cild p'-ib.ii- i t I'lthach" i  nciir.ilu't i p.iin in th'1 b.i'-k���������u-<-  Xi-isiline it'- moie peiicfl'.ifin:;, pain  -iibduintc ^"<\ pMSiciful lb in ,inv  Dthci liniment .Neisilni'' i- .it le.is!  live time- -tninirci than iiidtiiiiy  lemedies ,nn| j|- unith in any hnli-e-  li'ild can't Ik osei -(���������-( im.i ti d [.'in man  in hcsisf \ei s lime i-ii panaeea I'm nil  piiui and ('fi-  Uiiv Xi'i s lime t'i'las.  Chamberlain's   Colic. Cholera  and Diarrhoea  Remedy.  I o- (Iuvm! Compla.nts.    Price 35 cents.  MitSMITH&CO.,  r  jMclCoir/.i  Avenue, lli'velstDke.  H. B. ST0NEX, v  MACHINIST AND' GUNSMITH  OpiKihite Cent ial irolol, IUivclBloke.  Liilhe'imcl  Gi'iieinl Machine Work  ' Piomplly   KxecuK'd. ���������  S. S.   "Arctier"'orS.S.   "Lankan.'  ��������� .      , ?.   ,      ,  1 ,      <���������!  HunniiiK  between   Arrowhead. ' Thomson's  Liuidiiic mid CoiiiH.|iliK. comnieiiciiiK OeU l������n,  1IKI1. will Rail k.h follows (weather permitting*:  ' Iaxlvc ' Ai'i'owhcail   for  TIioiiimiii'h  U-tiuline  mid Ckmiaplix tvslee daily at 10k. and 15k.  IxjavcCoiu'ililix and TJioiiwoii'h Ijuiditigfor  Arrowhead twice daily at 7.������k. and 12.15k.  Making elcwo eoimoctioiiK   with  all C. 1'. It.  traiiiH lUidboalB. , ',  The ownorB reserve the rl(rht to cliuii o tinief  of HailiiiKh without notice. ,, ,  THK FltKR ItOIHN'SON 1.UMHKUCO. L'TJ).  V. HOIIINSOK,  SlnnoKlnir Director.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS-  >'     Itoyal Mail Lines.  ' Cheapest Routo to the OM Country.  ,  'ALLAN LINK. (  Ktetui SI. John, Hiillfav, rorlUml, Nesv York.  I>i'i>tni-fiill  ...' I'Vb.  8  ";" ,'." '...Koli.a  ",.,'... .". ' Fult.13 .   Slur, j  l/iiiii'en(iiui ���������;   Iiinlun 1 ������ ,-���������  Sicilian   Iliiviii'iiin   DOMINION LINK-F10111 ,l*oiClutnl.  fiiimiiii ...': ...'. ...: ; '���������{,K1Y;b'.������  Doinitiioii    ...,    ;  "���������"������������������{.'"���������J,,  Ciiniula .-. ��������� , Aim. 1-  0AN. I'AC. ATLANTIC S. d.-Froin SI. John.  Luke Miiiiilobn .' iaViV'on  ].(il.-e('liiiii)|il"iii ���������  V-\f,���������."S  LnkelCiie    Jla'--'  Wiril'K STAR LINK-Froin New York.     '  Miiiestic   ������������������' ���������" '������������������������������,#  Oeeiunc i.vi   17  ,.,.11,,, v-        - ri-ii. 11  ,������'Uf-  f    ���������'..   ,.'     Fell. 21  I'cilile. .-���������       ..... ;,  Mniestio    .sun..  UUNAItn LINE���������From New York.     -  ....Feb. tf  .. .Feb. IS  . ;. Feb.-.11  Fob. Ti ,  <.'      I  ''     - '..I  <     .. '' tl  1 (      , il  Ml ru mi  Umbria  Iveniln,  ('lllll|l.ltll,l  Kti'iina  . Mar.  to  T.  W. BRADSHAW." Agent. Bovelstokn.  W.lP. F. CUMMINQS,    Paolllo Affont.  j 111 j_j~y   THE"0WLRIST-  IC.ist of-Slulsons lUnk   '   -       lievelstoke.  For vour nie.ils.    Op������n day and iiiKht.  Meals, 2,"ie unci upsv.ud.   Special weekly ,  rates.    Good service gunr.inteed.   r   |  ,'    .- YODO FU.TII.'L'ropnetoi-.  Wing Chung's newlyuni-^ y,  ported   stock, of " Chiiicse  "and Japanese^goods;1    ' . - ,  y'Thc best assortment ever .  landed" in " Revelstoke   of ' '  .useful     and     ornamental  articles:     ���������    '     .    ���������   _  -T������i sn-vii'i'i. - ,   Flosser rots  "Pl.iU-s      "   '' Umbiclla Stands  HasLcts Linieli Itiskets  Cane Ch.iiis Siiiokinu' .laokets  H.iiiilkeieliiefb Silk Goods.  GOLD FISH '     4  '' Finest slock of c.uidion and friiit in (own.  y Front Street, Revelstoke  .-^iai"-1'-  Halcyon Hot Springs  ~J~a.nitarixf.rn.  rniLK MKIJLUAL. WATIiltS of ll.il  I es'<m aie the must eui-iitive in tin  svnrlcl. A perfect, natui.il remedy I'm  all Nei vmis and Muscular diseases,  Livei. [.idiiuv and .'jtoin.ich .liliuenls  and Metallic PoNouinir. A sure cure  tor '-That, Tiivtl Feeling." Special  rates 1111 .ill 1 limits and trains. Two  mails ,imi'i" and dep.nt evers* day.  I'elefiiapli c1111111mnic.it fun svith ali  parts, nl th" ivoilil. An experienced  mass, uifii'ii-  Halcyon Hot Springs  Arrobu LaRc.  H. C.  ti:v(.ss-|'.i.:. i.ii'i-5|--i.i:sr i.i:ii(;i:u.  Chamberlain's Pain  Balm.  onlv   :2">r'     pei     bridle,  I   |,.l(|s.'     I.i'.lf     Fil  filiiils's specially  .-   ,. . ��������� ,1        1 at.-d ."id   piiiicln  /-.n .-i-itiserjtic liniment especially sa!i:a.- 1  ,'.    . '  ! '<��������� tor Cuts. Bruises, Sprains and Rheuma- '  "l",,,-  t. .in     Price 2-, icnts; larjje %\/Jb 50 cents. '   '. I  Chamberlain's Stomach  and    ;  Liver Tzbieis.  Tur   Disorderi  of tin   "-'tcyia.ch.  I.!-.er '  ������.'! Ji'i-A-els     I'nc- 25 cen;= 1  .-s 11 nil I .ed ire-11, ������ n h  iileil. pi-inled, pei I'm.  ���������d  to siiil aiiv si vie nf  Every one of these preparations  io gmirarteed and if not fully S2t-  i&L.-.^ry to the ,>:i:rchaser th."  i7���������^.v will '-2 r.-L^deti.  'i k.s-(.-svi:i.l 'i ii.s.\-s,ri:i( kii.k.  Kootenay Mail Publishing Co. Limited,  UK VKLST0   Ii. U. C.  WOOD YARD  I liiii.- si.uii-il ,-i petiiianeiit Wood  Ynid mi 'I'liinl stiei'i. Willi ins'past  e\-pei i..iu ������������������ 1 Inipc in   be  in   11   position  Id s,ll l-l V nil    I .'l|llil eilu'llts   (if  Cilstlllll.  eis.    .Milt    uul   cm dsvimd   supplied   in  ���������my leiigl lis at, reduced  pi ices fur e.ish-  li. SAMSOX.  BLANK FORMS  ���������1 nu��������� ,  Mining & Legal Purposes  Tians-feis, Options, Posvcrs  of Attorney, Statutory Dec-  l.uations, Proxies, etc., can  be obtained at the  ..Kootenay Mail Office..  e  ������o,jsJir  In'Tlie World!  Don't be i'.nii.'jficc] to v.-ork  alon? in the s.rae old v.-ay  for low \va;tcn. \Yc ci\n  help vou caiTC out a rrc-  ccssful career. Thonsr.-.'ds  lias'c i'.icrcaricd 1 Acir stil.T'ics  by ).ollcYi'iiig our yAazi. V/c  can trr.in you j-i spare tin:3,  and r.t small cost, for a::y  of the follos\'i:i:; po^itiorjc:  filecliariical, tlectrlcal, i;oaa, Cml, rr  Klninj Engineer; ElBcfrlUan; Survey::;  /reinfect; Draflsraa.i; BooSKeepcr; flen-  ogi-apiier; Teaciicr-; r!iow-Csrd W.zt',  Kiodoi/ Crcs:c,"; c/ / J i 'r.ior.  ^ITrite TODA7. f'nt'mB t-Iildi po������::-  thin inusujtu -,oa, to  INTERNATIONAL  Correspondence    Schools  box 799, SCRANTOH, PA.  OU Tiit 0-  CCU I01AL I.rl'IUStKriTI>El  S. H. KRUGBR,  IJox 115. N������l60n, li. G. py  m  THE KOOTENAY MA IT.  SATURDAY'S  STORM.  ' '     ,    *,The  Ifnnie  Moin,  I    It Is n  curious fact,, unkiiosvn perhaps  in  ii  majority  of readers,' that  , Moses of Scriptural fame was called  by  eight different names  in  vm-Ious        "'��������� A      Places, In the Bible. Bathia, the'daiigli-  Worst in History of City���������Citizens  tcr of Pharaoh, called him Moses be-  / -tl  ���������    ','u i-    ���������(    '������    ,    ca,Ise slie dress- him'out of the ss-ater.  Lose Their Way���������Trains Stal-   .Toehebed, his mother,1 called him Jeku-  led���������Mail and -Express   car'S,,���������������,,yI^g'2lma W,f������r 1-,In,\  i .Miriam,  Ins sister,, called  him  Jared  Burned.'   "'",    , ' because she hud descended after him  into the  water  to see what his end  "The storm svhich'bet in on Saturday  ���������would be.    Aaron called  his brother  '., Tliat   Mr. This or   Mr/That   sends  East for his  , clothing, his dry goods or his 'groceries,   and'at the  same time send East   for  your reqtiirements'in the  /Printer9^ Trade  Working   Printers,, are   paid good wages and their  ,    trade forms a considerable item 'in   the" commercial  world of the city. ''.'-.���������      - < ' ���������    '< -  , 'Shop   Keepers!   be loyal 'tbk ) our, city >t\n    small'..  ^matters���������get   your   priniiiig  done   in   Revelstoke,''  ,   Kemember that because an Eastern traveler selling  dry  goods  or', groceries.,'carrying  a ''side line" of  office supplies,   the , product   of ' cheap'.labor,'ancl ,  therefore offers   u?   cut  prices,   it is not always the-  best business policy to Ict,siich printing orders pass  your own   fellow   townsmen. -   Don't1 neglect   the '  ��������� \chanceof aiding in the^uilding up of the city. /,   ^  r REMEMBER. 'IkLSO,, ,that' strictly    first-class  .  work, and promptness and thorough- satisfaction' to  ��������� ^ all^patrons  arc"'the ,'salient   features'   of  the   work  \-tended till    Mondasyand svas  the' Abi Zanuch because his father had de-  '   serted their,, mother.  most   seveie yexwr.ieucedA in- \ the  J,"��������� "������-������"��������� moinor..  Ainrain   the fa-'  r  ,    - , ,.  .   ���������   ,   , ..    .       . 'tlier. of Moses, .called the,boy Cbabar >  memory of ihe oldest  inhabitant.     A ��������� bocaiIse he wn��������� |lgaln rcualtla.t^l  svell knosvn medico lost his svay in the  mother.of the lad.    -       -   <  storm while   attempting   to   visit'"n '    Kehath,  the grandfather of Moses,  nntient and for  20 ,minutes, ' did   n<it,cn,led 1,lm Abigdor because God ,had  know sshe.e be was. A boy svbo lost , S"1",0. bm,c\''"' U,e "������"Se, ������f  .. L ,���������,,,    , 'Jacob.,   The nurse of the grandfather  bis ,svay went to Mr, McKae's and 0f Moses called him Abt Socho because  Miss McKiic tiied to take him <home ho was once hidden /three .months in  but the taek was too much in the tho,Tabernacle.- All Israel called him  blinding bliMimi; and. she hud to Bheni'ilali because "In 1,1s days God  , ������������������'.,���������������,      ,   A        ',     beard, their, cries   and  rescued, them,  leave him nt the Cityhotel,,svhere  he  fron, their oppressors."      '  SV.IS svell cared for till daybreak, svhile  bis parcnts'isvere anxious about his  absence.. <       .  "������      '��������� , A Uncful CoMlii.!  .'  A writer In tin'English church niaga-  ���������., ���������    ���������    .    .    , ,,    ,Elno oiice,found In a collier's cottage  1 here svas seven feet, of snosv on the  |n   Staffordshire  a   eollln   used   as  a  done  in  The.,  Mail  main line betsveen .Golden and Lii'A  ga n',' and No. 1 could gctno ftirlhei  than Liiggan.    'A '      '       . ' '  At Brandon .the cold svas so intense  that for four boors steam could not  be'got up on the"engine.      ���������      ,  At'Brboks a lamp exp/oded and the  m.iil and expiess car  burned.      Most,  of the niail   svas  saved, but a nnnibei'  of express paicels svere destioyed.    ' ���������  The'Arrosvhca'd line svas blocked, bs  a,heavy   as'alancbe   at ..Gieenr .Slide,  and the  passengers by  Sunday's bo.il-  dul'iiot reach lievelstoke till .-Monday  Notwithstanding   their   trouble   tanil  bread and cheese cupboard. Notwithstanding his svlfe's, rcinonstranco, ho  told the story,of the colUn as, follosvs:  "Eighteen yours ago ,1 ordered that'  coffin. 'The svife "and me uso'd to have  a good many sv'ords. One day she said,  'I'll, nlvcr be content till I see thee in  thy cotlin.',''Well, lass,' I said, 'if that  '11 content thee it '11 soon be done.''  ''Next day I'gave directions to has-e'  the, thing ��������� made. . In  a ,fesv 'days  it  came home,,to the.wife's,horror.- I got  Into it and'said," 'Now, lass," are thee"  content?' .She began to cry and want  1 rhr Word J'Fuilui.." ,  Where did thnt"ver.v common, wont'  "fudge" come from, and what doe-, it  really mean?    The appearance of the   l  word In literature is iu the description- '  of the call of Lady Hlarney and .Miss  Carolina Wlllieliniiia Amelia Skeggs on.  the   vicar   of   Wakefield's   household:  "Hut previously I should have mentioned the very  Impolite behavior of Mr.  Biircliell/svlio, during his" "discourse, sat  ss'ith his face turned to the lire and at  the conclusion of every sentence svould:  cry out JFudge!'<-iii] 'expression svhich  displeased us all and in"some measure-  dampened the rising spirit of the con-"  s-crsntion."   Does tlio.svorcrconi'e from''  the provincial   French  "fuclie" or the  losv German  "futseh?"    Or,shall,we  truce it to'the story of 1700 quoted by,  the elder Disraeli, '-There svas, sir, in.  our times one 'Captain, Fudge,'who alsvays brought home his osvners a good;  ,(cat-go of lle.s, so much that no'sv aboard  Ihe ship the sailors, svhen they'hear ai. '  great lie told, cry out, 'You fudge It!'".-  Flnli^Thnt Cannot Swim.   ,','  More than one species of fish is met  svith svliich cannot ssvlm, the most singular of svhich perhaps is the maltha,  a Hrasdliaii fi.-li, whose organs of loco- '  motion-only enable It to crasvl, or svalk  or hop, after the manner of a toad, to '  which mutual this iish to some extent  bears a resemblance, aiid'it is piovlded.  with a long upturned snout.'1 The anterior   (pectoral)   lins "of   the   maltha,,  which are anile small, are not capable-  of'acting,on ,lhe svater.  but can only  move   back wind   and ^ forsvaul.     both-  these ami the s-piitriil^inU anal fins ares-cry different fiom the similar fins In  'other  fishes' and  could  not  serve  for  ssvimiiiing at all.    '���������   - ������   ,', '  .Other    examples    of    iionssvlmmln,:*-  , .,    ���������      ., ., .    . , , ���������      , fishes include the sea  horse,, another ,'  ed the'horrid Imig taken asvay. Hut ' lost pC(.ulii.viy slwpea ,IllinbItJIIIt of  .tlint I woiilfln t allosv. In'the end she,'| tll0 8e(lp wlllch ,.esolnl5,es tl)e ,.���������,���������. ^  got accustomed to seeinMt, and. as sve a set of'chessiiien, and'the starfish. ���������'  wanted to turn it to some use, sve had  difliculties the C.-T. R. got * the! mails I 6omo ^hels-os put in and made l.t into a  -    -'    '- ������������������'      '       -   I bread and cheese cupboard.   Wc have  niver, quarreled since it came."  ' ���������   ' >, %  tli'iongli iiiigdod shape.'  THE MINES.  Silver is liinier al 8(5J.  , Preferred  Ilogr������ to Lmul.       ,    ���������  They, tell a good one on a prominent  real  estate'man  of  Waurika:-' Some  time ago ho, carried a prcpeelor over  on'Beas-'er creek to shosv him a certain  ���������,   . , .' _." ~     Roblnfi. , "      ^ ~i  "'American   robins, build  plaster and"  dry grass nests in the crotches of trees. ,  while   tlie   little   English" bird ^ of  tlfey  same name, only about, halt" as big as---  its 'cousin   in   America,   makes a   soft  moss nest on the ground.    IN breast ia,[  a,yel!ois-, red or scarlet, much brighter. ,.  than the' American '.bird, and  it sines  Synopsis of Regulations .for Disposai;of  Minerals on Dominion Lands in Manitoba, tbc Northwest Territories and  tho Yukon Territopy.  Coal.���������Coal lands may be purchased at  >10 per acie for soft coal and $J0 l'oi anthracite. Not more 'than iZO acies can  be acquired bs- one indisidu.il or company Royalt>" at the rate of ten cents  tier "ton of 2,000 pounds shall be collected  <..i the gross output.  Quartz���������Poisons of eighteen yeais and  oser and joint slock companies holding  fiee miner's ceitificates may obtain entry  for a miiiinsr location.  A fiee miner's certificate is granted for  one or moie seals, iiot-o-ceoding live, upon pa.sment in adsance of $7 50 per annum for nn individual, and fiom 530 to  S100 pei annum for a company, according  to capital.      *  A fiee m ner having discoveied mineial  ir, place. ma> locate a claim 1500x1500 feet  i������ ma1 King niu ihe same ssith tsvo legal  pusts, bearing location notices, one at  e-ich o: d nn'tlie line of the lode or sein.  The (laiin sli.-ill  be iccorded s\-itlun fifteen dn>s if Incited ssitlun ten miles of a  mining   lecuiilus   ollice    one   additional  diy   n lov ������l    ioi    eseiy    additional    ten  .miles i '   unction     The fee toi  recoiding  '"a claim is $s  lAt least >10) cuist be expended on the  claim each \en- m- paid to the mining re-  cordei in lieu thoieof When $500 lias been  expended oi paid, the locator may, upon  has-Ing'.i si.i so\ made and upon Lomply-  inj,- is.Ill otliei reiiuiiem.ents, purchase  the land at SI m an ncre  rermissioc. n'as be granted by (he Minister of the Intel inr to locate claims  containing ii'n .ird mica, also copper, in  the Ytiknii Tomtory. of an area not exceeding   1 "  acies.  The jaient fnr n mining location shall  provide for the pn.sm.ent of royalty on the  sales nut exceeding fise per cent  Pl.icc-i Mining, Manitoba and the Is'.AS'  T, excepting ihe Yukon Ten i toi y ���������  Placer niminij cl.nni" geneially are 100  feet square; citry lee. $5, renewable  yearly. On the Noith Saskatchewan  River claims fer either bar or bench, the  former being 100 feet long and extending  Detsseen high ind losv svater mark. The  latter includes bar diggings, but extends  bnck to the base of the hill or bank, but  not exceeding 1.000 feet. Where steam  power is used, claims 200 feet svide may  be  obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N. AS'. T.. excepting the Yukon  Territory.���������A free miner may obtain only  two leases of five miles each for a term  of twentv rears, renewable in the discretion  of the  Minister of the Interior.  TIte lessee's right is confined to the submerged beds or bars of tlie river belosv  Tow water mark, and subject to the rights  of .-ill persons who have, or wiio may re-  ceis-e entries for bar diggings or bench  claims, except on the Saskatchesvan  River, where the lessee may dredge to  lilph water mark on each alternate leasehold.  The lessee shall have a dredge in operation svitliin one season ifrom the date of  the lease for each live miles, but where  a person or company has obtained more  than one lease one dredse for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient.  Rental. $10 per annum for each mile of  river leased. Royalty at the rate of two  and a half per cent collected on the output after.it exceeds $10,000.  Dredging In the Yukon Territory.���������Six  leases of live miles each may be granted  to a free miner for a term of twenty  years, also renewable.  The, lessee's right Is confined to the  submerged  bed or bars In  the river bo-  be fixed by its position., on the. 1st day of  August in  the  year of  tho  dale  of the  lease. ��������� .   > ... <  The lessee shall have one dredge in op-  eiution  within   tsvo^jeais  lrom  ihe  date  of   tho   lease,   and   one   diedge   lor   each  live   miles   within   six   seals   riom   sucn  date    Rental, 5100 per mile for the  fnol  je.u,   and  510. per mile   lor  each  subsequent year. Royalty, same as placer mining . '  lJlacer Mining in the   1'ukon Teirltoiy.  ���������Cieek, liver ,gulch and hill claims snail  not exceed 251) leet in lengcli,    measuieu  on  the base line or general dliaction oi  the cieek or gulch, the svidtli being fiom  1,000 to 2,000 leet. All other placet  claims  shall be -U0 leet suuaie.  Claims are maikeU by tsvo legal pos'ts,  one at each end, beaiing, notices.   lSntiy  inusl be obtained within leu Uajs, it me  claim is within   ten  miles  ot  mining ic-  coidors  ollice.     One   extra   day  allowed  for each additional ten miles or fiaci.on  The person or company stalling a claim  must hold a free miner's ceitificate.  Tlie dlscoveier oi a new mine Is entitled  to a claim of 1,000 feet in lengtn,  and if  llio pai ty consists ot tsvo, 1,500 ftel altogether, on the output of svhich no royalty  shall  be  chaigod,   the lest ot   the'-party  oidmaiy claims only. l  Ihitiy lee, ������lo.    Royalty at the rate of  tssu and one-iialt per cent on the value  ut tliu goiu shipped lrom the 1'ukon Ter-  nioii   lo bo paid to the Comptroller.  Js'o Hue miner shall loceue a giant of  moie iliau one mining claim on each sep-  eiaie iivei, cieek or gulch, bul the same  ininei   may   nold  any   number  ol   claims  U\   puiciiase, and lice mlneis may svoik  tlieu-   claims    in    partneisiiip    by    nling  tiulu.0 and pacing tee ol ������-'.   A claim raaj  be aoauUuncu,   ana  anocner  ubl.air.ed  on  tlie same laueis, gulcb 01  liver, by giving  notice  Jiiid  pa> nitf a   ltic*  SsoiK   must   be   uouo  on  a   claim  each  jt.ii   iu lite  value oi at leasi ������J00  i A cei tincaie  that  work  has  been done  musi bo uuiatned each  year;   Il not,   Hie  claim slum ue deemed   io  be abandonee,  and  upon   iu  occupation,  mid   entiy  by a  nee miller.  I'iiu bouudaiics o������ a claim may be de-  lineu   absolutely     by   Having    a    survey  m.iue and puiuishiuu notices in the Yukon  Oluciai  Gaze-He.  Ujuiauiie   Mining,   Yukon   Tunitorv.���������  Locaiions suitable ioi   lijdiaulicimini.ig,  having  a   Homage  of   num.one   lo   Use  miles, and a ucpili ol one mile or more,  maj  ue- lcasc-u ioi  inunty yeais, piosided  the  giouiid   nas   been   piospected   by   the  applicant oi  ins agc-nt; is tound to be unsuitable ioi  piacei   mining; and does not  include ssiiluu its boundaues any mining  claims alieady gianted.    A ieiu.il ol Sliu  foi each mile ot ti outage, and icj..lty at  the i ate of tsvo and one-halt pc-i  cent on  -llio same ol  the gold Mappc.  i...ni  the  Teiiitory aie chaiged.    Upei.itioi.s must  be commenced svltniu one jt������i   .i.,in  tiie  iliuo of the lease, and not ic-sa ......i 55,000  must   bo  expended  annuun..     .....   lease  excludes all base metals, quails ...,d coal,  and provides for the wanu.n,,  unop-  enilcd  laud  for  ugncuiiuiui  ��������� .   ,/jiiding  purposes.  l'etroleum.���������All unappioja.anie. Dominion Lands in .Manitoba, li.o -.cih-ivest  Territories and within me .u.-.u Territory aie open to prospeuimi, wi pelrol-  cum, and tho minister niaj tuourve for  an individual or company u���������>.,.g machinery on the land to be ^inspected,  an area of 6-10 acres. Sliou)u c.ie prospector discover oil in paying ....untitles,  and satisfactorily establish such discovery, an area not exceeding u.u acres, 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  acre, subject to royalty at such rate as  may be 'specified by order-ln-council.  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  Sept., 1903.  JAMES A. SMART  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  Eight  feet  of $20  ore   have   bei n     , .        ,T    , ,,... ,.   , .,  shncl-   on' imp  900   ft ,lm ol   nf   .I,,,!01'1"'    IIe toId lbG '"ll" "'^ ,L ,Vi,s... even more sss-eetl.v, but it is," of small  6tiiick   on   the  200   ft..lcsel   of   the j nn exceptionally ,11.10" claim, Ahat the    Vllllie   as- nn   ,Ilsuct   tleMroyor.     Tbj.  Spit/ee.        ,-     ,   ..        '   i ,   Jjand .dhi   not  overflow  and-that   lie ' .American  robin,  on .the  other baud.  t  'The Giim''']iiis.Soi1c-Jnto-Ii(]uid,i(ion   would sell"it to bim for .f4,000. . The    1,,,'g n mu-c]l auWci; quieter'cont, a more-  and A. B. AleKenzic, of Kossland,'. has   U1,U1 J������������ked   around   and   discovered    extended  vocabulary,  sounding  uianyA.  been apiitiinted liquidator.  some "red  mud svay  up in a  tree and  a<sked tho rcalVitate man svhat caused  Pour cms of ore ,have been shippj dr that umd 111 the tree tops if the land  from the Comstock', and two.nioie Ac  did not overflosv. -The agentcproniptly  leads- to go.'   It averages !)>1UOO tojl.'e  ��������� WRAPPING . PAPER 'AND  PAPER BAGS.  The Kootenay Mai! has been  appointed agent for one of  Ihe l.ugest Canadian Papei  Mills.  Wrapping papers in lolls or  flat,u and paper bags of all  ss eights and sizes supplied to  ciidei printed or tinpiinted.  Kootenay Mail, Revelstoke.  NOTICE.       .  "VTOTICK is heieby gi\cn Hat thiilvdajs  ������\ atli-i-date 1 intend lo apiilj to tlie Clucl  ronuni^iioiiei of Lands and SS oil.sfor.i special  license lo cut and turrj a������a> limber fiom the  lollos\iiig described land-, m/. :  Sl.irtiin; at a ))o=i niarkcd '-John Vicar-'  iioitli-c-.i-l corner posl."-situated on Columbia  nier sscsl side, onpo-itc l.urton (Jnj ruuuiiig  lliencel0cli.il,I-wc-t. theiicr zenith 1W) chains  011 to bnnkof riser, thence rollowing tlie banl.  ot rnur fir-t 111 an e.isterlj dircclioii, tlionce in  a nortlieii} (lircc:icii to ponn of cmiinieiico-  i"iit JOHN" Mt'SKS  Nakiisp. 15. C., December 31. 1901  replied that there ss'as a kind of hog  raised over in the Clnekasasv country,  which used to range on the creek, antl  that they rubbed the mud on'the lieos.  distinct  notesi ol   warning, if ear,1 joy, -,  etc., but not in so ssveet a song, and is  an in Vetera tesvorm aiid'"iuseet hunter.  With only occasional lapses into vegetarianism,   at strasvbeiryx and   cherry  ripe time, the American lobm is really^  one of the most industrious allies the-  farmer can base.   . , t  'A "SIllc" Tlint   In  llenlly Tin.    ��������� ,���������   ;.  ,  Of course British critics say that the-  practice of adulterating siik svith tin'  originated in Germany.   At any rate, it  is common enough nosv.        ,  '   All silk is'mixed with  more or less  foreign'matter  to give it weight and  stability.    Vegetable 'siibstiiiieesvwere  forinerly'use'.l for the purpose.   In dye-..  Feiguson has.been reduced and  e\t,iva .The prospector took a; look over the  men  put  on - the  mill  to-iusli it lo,.land' fc'hmpod up in the' tree again and  ,.���������,',,,,���������.���������     , _   L ,       told tho'Waurika man Unit be svouldn't  completion.    ' ' '       . ,     .,      . -.      ,   . , ,,    .     ,  rl * i ���������   ��������� ,\   ��������� - , ,    .take the claim,, but he svould gis-e linn  -Jhetnanby Company arc extending '$4,000-for  a"'couple "of'those'" hogs.- "  opei.ttions and  bas-e ,secuied' options I      '' ,   '*' '��������� A ^  on the  Sbaniiock  III 'and   Kelianee "      ��������� ���������   '  clan'iis near Phoenix.' v , !       , T,,t' Cranberry. ;���������        ,      , _  .^.   ^  ���������    ;      -     ,      .   . ,  . The value of the cranberry as a me-i  G. 0. Buchanan, dominion agent leu I dicinaI n���������ent wns 0!1,,y reco^i^ by  distribution   of  the  lead  bonus, says, the American aborigines, svlio prepared jng siiu the necessary boiling reduces  niineosvneis entitled to claims can get , poultices from llionf to extract the von- its weight about one-fourth, taking out  their money'iu tlnee sveeks                    'om from poisoned arrows. On the same the natural gummy substances     The  The Crow's  Nest   Coal   Compans'1   P^ple they are" used now as a rem- 'weight is sometimes resiored svith tan-  ,  ., c    x     , .     T          l     "      edy for erysipelas, taken Internally or nic acid.   Tin is more common���������most of  avciage daily output for January   was   nppIlecKas a poulliee.   In malarial and all in cheap black silks.  3,042  tons,  or a  total of 76,050 tons,   typhoid conditions the acid of the fruit Very soft "wash" silks aie apt to'be-  being 4,91-1 tons gic.tter than ��������� beceni-   '- specially commended, svhile dyspep- pm-o.    Burn a scrap, and nothing re-  !���������,,.          "                                       <���������     ' >     , tles'wlio lack gastric juice are also of- mains but ash.    A tin sveighted scrap?  force! cranberries.   Eaton raw they are when carefully  burned  leaves a  residuum like exeessisely fine wire gauze.  'L  a.  The Standard says���������If the C. P. R <Bald lo bc- an excellent remedy for lill-  would give a freight late of |S per ton iousnossy As a health food cranber  on zinc to Iowa, Tbos. Jones, oie bus- ries should uol bo strained, as too much  er  for  the  Lanyon   Zinc  Co.,'ssmilil  ' NOTICE.  YTOTICn is here!)} ciscn that lliirt> d,ij = after  J_> dale 1 intend tu appl.i to tl.u I'luel Tom-  iius-ioner of .Land-and SSork- lor .1-pecial  license incut and c.ii ri a������.i> ,timber Ircini the  folloss im; described lai.ds. si/.:  Slnrtuig .-it a po-t marked ���������' Cirohne .M. Sy-  ���������noiis'south ca-l corner po-t." planted al rlic  north e.i-t comer of the "K and S " R.nlw.ij  blocl No. IS', situated on the sum bank nf ilie  Upper .Srrcm Lake- iiuiiiini; m rth HX) cliains,  (liciK-c sscst 1(1 eli.iiii-. thence -nulli It'll clinuis,  thence e,ii.t 10 chains iu ]iouii of coiiiiuence-  itient  CAROLIXK SI. SIMONS  Arrow head, R (\. .Janii.tr> 11.1901.  ship 11,000 tons fiom the Slocan dui-  mg 1901. The piesent rate is $11 pei  ton. , ' *  t It. G. McLcod. formcily of Comaplix,  has solcfhis liomc in Seattle and  svill  of their substance is lost.  Suprnr MalviiiK In 1700. ,  The historian f.ahttall, the period of  whoso observation dated back to  1700-03, describes hosv in March .the  Indians make transserso incisions svith  their hatchets, from svhich trickles an  reside in Kelson. Mr. Mel.cod will abundance of svater. ss Inch they after-  gis-e   eonsideiable    attention,,to   the   ward boil  os-er a  fire.    lie says tho  THE   BAY 'WINDOW.  How It May lie Druped In :m Arllstlo  .Sinn nc-1*.  Excellent possibilities are afforded*  by a bay svindosv lor interior decoration, allhougli it is olio ol the mo'st difficult teatures of a room to treat satisfactorily. The light must not-be obstructed,   and   the   drapery   or  other  bersome.   Wuulosv seats may be intro-  Tho Mimtcr Mechanics Pure Tar Soup heals  mid softens the- skin, srliile promptly cleansing  it, of prense, oil, rust, etc. Invaluable for mc-  ch.-inlcH, farmers, Mportsnicn.   Free mniplc on   _.        ...      .....    ..      receipt of 2e. for pontage.   Albert Toilet Soap  loir tow water mark,  that  boundary  to ' Co., manufacturcrx, Montreal.  the Crosv's Nest Pass district cnleie.!  by the gos-ernincut. The hinds are  only to be disposed of as specially ati-  Ihoriscd by order-in-council.  Browne���������Resigned to it! No; just  appointed to It. He's got a political  Job.  Soothlnir.  Pompous Customer���������Thai insect posv-  tlor you sold me the other day Is no  good.   The cockroaches fatten on'It.  Affable Salesman ��������� Yes, sir. That's  the first slagc.   They got fat on it and    ' thon die of'apoplexy. Come round next  It is estimated that English   insur-   'week and report again. Anything I can  ancc companies    have   lost   over one   do for you, imrW?   INSURANCE.  atVairsof the  Spyglass  Minim? Co.. ol   sugar thus made has nearly alsvays a    adornment must not be heasv ,or cum  ....    .        A r i ii.-i,i,A -burned   taste,   ,but   that   the   French  ssbich be is a chief stockholder. ,    ., ,   ..     ..       .,    ,   ,.  , make it better than,the Indian svomenr  Mr. Sisinney.ihencw managci of tin    from who)11 tllcy ic.,u.noci |,ow to make  Silver Cup expects to have the com-   it.    Bossti, writing in lToO, is equally  pnny's mill and chloiidising plant ai    explicit as to the source of sugar mak-  Ireiguson'at svoik by Apiil.   400 toi.s   InS-    of salt have been sent in and anotbei | Nothing to Do.  400 tons arc en route.    Tne mill sviii I    Tosvne-7-Tho last time I sawi.Tenkins  use 15 tons of salt per day. bo was looking pretty blue; said he had  An oider-in-coimcil has been passed   n<^hing to CI?'  , ,,  " cci 1 Browne���������lie told mo llio same thing  pioviding that no mines or other leg-   totl(iy wll0n  T  met'him, but lie was  illations  for  the  sale  ot   disposal   of   quite cheerful. n ,  government lands are to apply to llu-1    Tosvne���������Resigned to it,11 suppose.  50,000 acres  of coal   beaiing lands in  million pounds in the  Baltimore  lire.  RAIL AND STEAMER  The C. P. R. have placed an order  for 40,000 tons of rails in Maryland.  The McBride government refuses aid  asked for to the Nicola and Siniilka-  'mcen railway.  V. V. A E. railway iwks parliament for an extension of time to complete its lines.  Ilerolc Sacrifice.  Belle���������Do you think Chappie loves  me?  Grace���������I know It. no told me today  that ho was going to shave olT;'hls mustache so that ho could des-ote more  thought to you.  EMrillE 8T1T>E SIIAPEIIY.  duccd effectively and a pleasant noofc  formed In svhich to read svhen the light  is falling in other parts of the room.  For a reception room a bay sviudoss-  may be prettily draped svith perfec-lly-  Btralght valance and currants of salmon pink damask, svith black velvet appliques outlined svith gold embroidery.  Encouraging;. *JL*11 o  sash'  curtains  lire  slice;-,   svith, 11  The Prospective Bride���������I sometimes   small figure.   The svindosv seat is cov-_>  wish I.had more experience in house-   cre<i .with   velotir and  has  a   Krcneb  keeping and domestic life. plaited   valance.    This   is, an   empire  The Old Stager���������But, ray dear, If you    mode."of treatment and .should be used  had you would never get married.  In a room furnisied in the stylo, of that  period.���������Nesv York Herald.  / ^irrWiX^ '^ "HSm*  fV pic WrUrVJi ttrHUimtttilHttntoitvA ntt^t  ��������� r*J*x������  T  \+t*s &iia.tt*.w-&> A  ia i*r^^^---.i-J~'-J i- if if-jWiTsr^ mi3li.uw-*rj)  ,   If7V/"i'33i*10f)������r>*OW1   ������0Tt3H-> *  K    I  .THE KOOTENAY ;?.IAIL  <e arc 1 ires  All Ivirtds/All fixes'',  rjust, opened tit 'the  OANADAaDRUG &  BOOK CO a  -'.REVELSTOKE  lAy  /B.C.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  ���������  Valentines at 13e\s,s' drug stoie.  Older youi h.ud coal from II. N.  'Coui'oicr.       (' ,       ,'     '   ''     'r  For Sale'.���������A. souvenir heater,'coal  burner.  'Apply to I'>. it. Campbell.   >>  Hoots (and 'shoes in l.itct styles at  Maedouald k Moiiteith's." ' ~    "  For Sale���������Piano in good   condition.,  Apply at ollice of Koornx.sv Mai I/.*   --  'i Hlectric lumps, shinies and   fixtures  ,'' i ���������' -  in hitgcM-miety at Moscrop Bros.'       ,  ''irjeni'gii   uiiligli   .syrup  sold   only   by  ISl'SVs.  ',    '    ''       ,* _ "'   "    ''      '"  '   ILJI. TruemauAv'ill pcM-sonally visit  lltivi>lslnke(iii/l'\'h.''18tli iind"lflthfonly'.  To jesciv  buyer   of , laundry snap  Mucd^imlir iv. .Montoit'h   stive away a  tusvel.      , '.*, A       . r       ,   >l  fit * J������ -1 f  Ossing to business on'Ui^goniOnts Dr.  Cm-ty will'not be absent fioni.tosvn as  expected. '"*     '    ��������� ���������     *    '  isldunlnin  cle.ir.i  viess   .books   boiiutifully  Social and Persona/  /-,  A, Mels'nchas 'gone lo\Skag\v.ty anil  svill bo asvay some tfnie." '  ,t l'lerpont Moig.in is visiting .Canada  the'guest of Liu-el .Minfo. ,        ,1 '  i Mrs'.1'  C.  Wilkes "is   starting a  kiiidoigiirteu -it Trail i   "    '  iJ  G. U.icclon-ild iiiteiuls.biiilding a  niee'ic'sitlei.ce in the spring.  < The, Epsvoi tii  ljeaguu,,is 'at ranging  a iuiisic.il piogranime for" their ' moot-  ing iMond.iV /,  , ,Res',. .J. C ,,"dtess'ii|'t, 01 lv.iniloons,  has ' lesigned the ininistnA of the  Presbyterian church at Kn in loops.'   >  1'niuk Mclntvi'e, of Salmon Arm, is  vNitmg Ills brother and sister at the  .Mi'lhiiili-jt paisoiinge al t-jiindon.       ,<  1 tt.uiA\\". fj.������Fielding and   svife  sveie  on a t'r iiu sihiuh   inetsyiili   h.ead-on  Voik,,Jbuc   sveid  LOCAL & GENERAL.  i >  ,s>'-!  -._*., Chinese New YeaAbegins  Monday.  '-*  " '   Next  Wednesday . is Ash Wednes-  '       .        ��������� i     . f r \    i i  > day^boginningol tho Lenten season.*.- ,  A -(��������� JHis S-'-tyJ-n iok is, toJjc lclc.iscd from  , prison.  , J    ,4 r^    -t  ' *    l  i      v,' Yaqui' Jncliaiif   ma'sacied,. a Stage  loaclol passongcis in Mexico.'  TlicBiitisliss.il  oflibo   has' started  A  " fctoin'i   b.yi disniiss'ing.Aill   heiuls c'pf  *' .tleji.u t'nioiits.-"\ ,'i T       *   j\  "   r   ��������� .        -L      v*    , ���������        ,  A-   ^.Judgment svent in favor ot J Dims-  *   j mnir  in' tlie An it by ,Mi-s KSppcr to  A bie.ik"his'bri>t]fcrs,s\uT.     e   p-  "-.Loid   Eobeuts Vhas ^accepted    the  I I.fippoiatmeut    to'the-nesv. 'ollice. of'  ."   Inspeotbr-Genei.il of the_Britisb army '  ,  .-���������-. Aimonr? uicatcd ^i, sens.itionj a't  _,_ 'Ohicago, by_unlo.iding4, foin^ million  y    -bushels   ot tsvhe.iL aiuLsbreakiVe, the,  "niaiklit.  y "_'    i-k   -< ] *  w   -t"B iHimore \s as'devastated Sundav liy  / ���������a;!i!i20.000)00b"0o\li.e'.' /Chc'busiiioss  V'portion of the'city, cos oi ing'140 acies,  'asas completely^svipgdi^out. "'Cpngie-s  ��������� appropriated ^1,000,000 foi^ebef.-:     1  "Miss3Tauline'',.Iohiis()ii", tirc7lncli.ur  p-jet-css  iind  recitei, and Waller Mc-  ^  Jt.iye.'ss-ho is a cles-ei le'cirerof Drtmi-  iiiond's.jMench, habitant poems, ssill  i?ise  ,111  entcitiiiiiniciit  at   the opqia  ^liousc on Match 16lh ' '  ���������   'Jtssould   beH a   gie.it   public teon-  -venience   it    the    liristollice,   custom  1 .. .  1 jind   expiess .otiiecs .sseie   connected  *   ssith the telephone ,system      This is a  m.mci   iu   svhich   the* Bnaid of Ti.tdc  might act svith advantage  The tenible stonnvof last sseek ssas  1  bad at Nelson and sC'cms to base raged  tieioss  Canada.     In Ontaiio the nil-  w.iys svere, 1'loclced. loads  aie  impassable, andiseiiiius/piisation is icpoited  fiom siant ot fuel and supplies.  .lohn M!ooic. an ex-policeman and an  -���������Oiangein.in. eloped ssith pretty Cath-  ���������omie   McCuthy,   a   youn  "lads ot 31cLood.- The parents folloss ed.  ���������Yapuuell them and ss anted the girl to  J. 7fic. L'iiOli ill Qiiiiuda Diug'iijid  Hunk Co. <   ��������� .   '   "��������� (1     ',  'r   J ,      1        = 1     .-     .     .  .1. 13mii'st has, l<>t the 'Criterion  hotel. C'.mibiniU', lo ���������I." I'osseis and  ii.u tner A ' " \,  ' fTh'c .St. Leon lIot'Springs(!ias been  opened --and is !'now'ready to accoino-  1 .1 *���������       a 1 ^ .j  cbfte visitors,    \ ���������    '     '  ,-   'r ''  c   J?or   sale,  cbe.ip, .second-hand-base  "- , '   ' >     ,     , -  -  burnei'coal stose. A puis' at lvoori;N'.sv  ' '      '       t'(    ' '  '    ' /,        'r       <n  Mail ollice. , v . ' ���������- , ������m ��������� -  '"Cough Io/engos and tbioart pastolle-.  Every kind at the Canacl.t'Drug and  ,Bobk Co.  r      ^"'    ,xp     "t^, "~  j" ..Goills. oiyc ils'.I nllOSS ''->   m      c,  ,-To lit'vOu out from top to too'.* ''  -'- ������������������ - -T-Macdoiiald A-.Montoith  " iTrueman's stuilio, nosv^ opeii.^and  svill be, till lurthci- notice, undei uoni-  petenl management. _ .   '    '<L    .  Travellers visitins? Revelstoke sVill  find the Best "a'ccomodation\it the  Central Hotel. Abrabamson ^Bios  o  ���������\\'dbb's 'prep.ued  gingci, 506fa   \hw,  atsBews'ding storcA"   T ,-1 ''  !W". AA Morris' has  been   appointed  I     , e I'        ' '��������� >  agent'l'oi Kevelstokc  and   district for  ' i '  the Smith-Piemier typewriter.f    -  , ,~l  - Just .mixed���������Shipment>bb latest-  hats and caps r at-Macdonald is; Jlon-  Icith's'./ - "���������."''"' ^. 'i ,  , Biing 'vour picscriptions**to -the  Canada Drug--rand Book--Go. The.s^  keep onlv Iho'best o������>drugs and mix  them e.iietully.'" <   !���������      ���������      L      t  AVhen you'come to Bevelstokeh.nl'  the Central-Hotel-bus to , take you to  ju^ goocb k botch J " Alii .1 hainson 3i os/  Props. ft ' ���������   '        '������  1        "'  .V n.irg.ii'n���������We has_o.ni .limost'new  " H.iby" Giand " piano that ue^ are  olr'oring at a banram on e.t.-v tei nib.  Lcsvis Bios 1  M. J. lleuty, the svell-known mtr-  sorynian "oi Vancouver, chass-s attention to his season's nursery stock 01  fiu't and ornamental tiees and shrubs.  Foi the choicest and every sanety Ot  groceries go to Macdonald A- Monteith.  YoiTsvill alsvays find an attendant  at our electric fitting and plumbing  shops. We supply the best assort-'  nient ot .eJectric fittings in the city.  Moscrop Bros. ' t ,  Order your illustrated papers, such  as  London New-   Gr.ipbic. Black and  li lends  collision ' noaryNew  iiniiiiiued.  ',       "  .      '       '   <  , *\*  Miss .MelCiuiioii.,svbo bus been on c'  'visit   to'" ."Sirs*  d.  G.'.M.icdonitll. wil'l  letiun   tu   her   home  at' Santlon   ron  Tuesday. '    ,,     , '     >"'    ,-^ *   ,. *  , KA V..    Vincent',   (he     svell-knossn  Iravellei-.ior the' C.ilgafy Ib-cwing  Co,,"  has A-esigni'd   his������.position   and   ssill  H'siilo. iif Toronto   ���������*..%'-''       " J '  A.' , L.issrsJon    entertained ^es-etiil  iW,.i stag parly at his 1 evidence  bii'Moncl.iy night.    !A-iniisl eniovable  time ss'as spent. (���������    r,^' ,/  '   The   leap  sear   chince'>.under , the  ,, ."-.,,       ^    iii,  auspices ot the Quadiille'Club svill be  held Tuesday^ P.i/.es svill -. be given  for cakes niid san'elsvichcs ^ - - , A,  Mis:'j* "J.,-,Portei-( en toi t. lined her,  fi.ieiids at aftei noonaea on Thursday.  An hiteiesTtirfg feaTuie ssTfs a."guessing  competition, r    ' A ' '���������      > <      '  f,        ' > r 11 *       '  bupt. ��������� Ivilpatiick returned, 'from  ���������Winnipeg Wednesday - having gone  'theie lo coufoijivitli Mr.' Whyto on  m.itteis allectmg,his division'      ' V   ���������  '.I,Is Roy. lormerly dominion engineer  ,lor this piovinee, has'Jost^his "svile,'  toi nici-ly ' Miss 'Ilarsey, of Now Wes[-  jninstor, ssho'died .it.Olt.tss.t. 1 -, '  ..D,. 4.." Maedbnald,^-Assistant-i'Ho-  iniiiioi! ij-.uuls' agent 'has' gone to  Ottassa'to confer with llio clq'p:i"i-fcment  in veterence^'tt) timber and "uraziug  -lands. * " A" -'i '' ''' "> Al������  > Jas. Lassienee.v ludtbeil of W. M  I.asvienee, has been appointee!- toH'hc  pVition <sf ni.iiiiigei'������of'ttlie jDalgaiy  office of the Ashdoisn Tlaidsviiie C.il-  gaiy, and is succoecleiral Nelson by/.f.'  Dress'*'    ""'        .-a v   y    <s I+'9  JI. .L O'Brien, ( ss'ho ueturiicd last  sseek fidh' his sad en and east to  attend .the funeral of his father, ie-  ports 'that fiightfully ,cold sveatber  ssas experienced, on the prairie, the  engii-.es having gieat, clifliculty in  keeping up steam.        t-  Mis F. B. J.esvis g.is-e a euchre pa rtv  anel dance at her homo on Tuesday  esening in honor of the' visit of Mils.  J P. ICetmeily.of Illecilhssaet. Theie  sv.i- a, large 'attendance. The fust  ji.u-t of the esening ss.is devoted to  euchre. Mrs. J M.tSoott-ssiiining'liist  pri/.e for ladle- and T. B Baker tor  gentlemen.. After cauls 11 choice  suppei sviA-c-ised. D.uienig folloss ed  and ss-as kept up till 2 SO'n. m. , .  Mrs. SehariVr:  01 Philadelphia, svbo  CITY- COUNCIL  .Meeting I.ist night. Present: May-  'or, Aid. 'Ahiithaiiison,. McLe d, Mo-  C.trtei, I/issis nnd Field. ' ' y j?,/'  1 '    ' coiiui:srovi)i;.\ci:   '   ri     '  , \i (;oiilnn,,Siipt Water and il.ight,'  s'tatiiiir/'fniliu'c ol1 light sv.isidtio to  illont and slush if;c ��������� \U|. Abiabanison  urrti,,saeti.i,-,br'iiiir taken to provide  :ig.nu<-t,''"'re,i kdiisv ������. ���������A Id.'71, M0C111 ter  snid thoy-liiul bud ns gon I linlit-iinilei-  city ' ni.iniiL'Cmi'iit -is , 'before���������Aid.  I.eis is_snid a'niMv, i.u-k or winged. 1111  shtuild bo" put in lo miriAolV slush iec.  ���������Tbei.M.iyoi urui'tl   |iu|.ting<i,iu   rack,  Ho coiisiilcicd^tliu iii,i>:hiuei'y ibciuiu'  t,  11 Hen lion ���������; \ld.~ .McCu-ter  'lirged 'Mr.  (billion   tins-Mi!?  I'vpci t  iissistancc   in  having   n   thoiiiugb   esaniinntiiin  of  plant���������libfoi il'd    to    V,    \\*. Aind'L  'uuuiniitti c,' nl-, 1 ltd   have  Five Mile  cieek ux.niiiiied fm nosv,supple. *   *  1 1      \ ''  '"   K.   (.ioidi.n ���������'stilting   luii'inng out of  .11 iratiuc   sva- du ;  to   improper uoii-  *-    . 1        1     "      , .        S  iiectiouson   iiiiicliiiie ss-hioh had neon  pill an isioimlv in'fii-strplacc. '        ���������'  i- ���������~     *L.-i *^-,,  -* Chii,ie-s,e' applying to  celebrate   Xetv  Yen ���������Gunned.  , -,    ������" ' ,  Al   lv Gilhs.ie r.il.j ui bonds.-   '  y   -  c - '!M      ,     i;  , ������ ',  Chii'l  I'-.iiii,  st.itiug MircsenD   police  coiirtj Ms^atynt   , ss';isi ssiuking     s.itis-  f.ictui lis. ouel.i-ing'st itilicnt  obusving  0.1.1    ^' iJ ' " fi        ' "   '  222   cases   da ring, vear; aii],l i-cvenuos  fio'in'Viiics iiiiiriijS:i. ''   u :���������    ' A .-  '.,      ;  j' ,    1 .g. ���������     ro"   * J       i  j' Dominion 12 \ pi ess Co    to   delay   111  tleluei ing ssiie'to loss of city. '       '-  I'i. s inci.il   scceiiii v  r<  ic   boin^'for  If   .SKATES I   ���������  ,$v,  X   As skating is about to commenoe svq have placed in stock the famous 1'  'Jfi    ''     ' -"'-./      '" ���������    ' .' ''*",', ''        ''" J������  t    ' /Boker's' Hockey, Skates'   ,, ,f '"; '-  T    a ,    A������ y >'* "       '��������� < -K   t ' ,* <<      '    ,      ',    r     *ff *''   *  4s, in eight dilVereiit-tkiiids.a;., reduced prices.   ,Wo liiis-e,iill sizes' in each V '   '  crf* .oiVthcsi', co aie sure to-saiisfyiyou. ,*Uo, not'fail to .avail youiself of &> ,   '  ������������*,, this opportunity., ,''   '." "��������� ,'     ,'/'-    v        '      ���������.������' .     , r'ir' >^--       '  4"   Wo have llbclcOy Sticks 'for fbrsv.nd and defense players, made Of. second ������|> '      v  <S������- gross th elm, which cannot boAionleii in Ciuiiida'.    iTJoiiiu^uul.exiunino t&   r,   r 1  <������*" uuv a('iek .bet'ofe ]iiiiTluisiiig'/.,   r  ���������   '."'������--   ' ,    'Aj "'A   "'  ,'" i������|>      y  |:V''w:y:M:''LAWR'EN.CE1' 'i.I.'tef \-|; -  T������,        l   ' .'    .      l*.T"i      ".       ' '     %   A. '     ;������.������. ,;,A    '"������    ������s������      ,   ,  i  ^ < ^ /������������������>''"��������� a ' f  "      ~      1 ' '   ,; '^ ������   I ir '',''" '        '        /��������� r''l  ^<^i^i^^(^(^(^(^^^^(^(^rj^(^(^(^(^(^(^(^ t 1   '   '  'Mr) * i     t I    r f u JL ,      j   "** l   * r1Hn n' 4 j Kl        j vJ   '  |'/Boote,oShoesAMen's'Furnishings,"' ,' \ / '"   .^.  |t r^"������; ? i '.'���������, , -<'- ^tlqthiiigi ;Hats,<f' Caps,1. etc.-J etc. .|>^, r, [>: >  t'Oarss' Famous 'MacklnawvGei'iiiati.iSocksV Mitts, etc.", ' < ^'Jf;������".,������'  Ir, v,, \,-; Canadian. Rubber "Company's. Rubbers'and, Overshoes. # ', *. ,��������� ,^  i    Bargains .in Boy,'s Winter" Suits^ and "Overcoats.'  ^  t"  . '* '' '  - ���������'  , ��������� REVELSTOKE-STATlON.yB. C.-'''-      1 "''- -���������-���������  A 1  If  _    tt������."  ,'cstrt' -   .  '<^i^^^^^^^^^t^'i^l^i^^^^^^t^'^f^i^^>i^^<i^'^^  cjisis   opposed <the    inotion,  incurable diseases.  .��������� ?        ^  -^.-, ^       ^ j,  -     jt  , l'oi.ici; jsi saisrii.sTi:."     t ""'*  'V . ^. . r  r  .   'Aid. Field ni'ived, Aid  Abrahamson  -   1. '1' 1       , 1  '  scooi'ded,1- motion -Jo   appoint %l _i_M"."  Scat police iiiic'i-tiatt'. "  The 'moser  consideicd the poi ice basin ess ss-airan-  te'd a m.igistiiiie" "ni>\   'r _f l y'^  Aid. MeC.ittci- did not, .'see. "'hi' the  ���������iity   sbiHiUr pay '$3l)0   a'year sshen  ttinnices-aiy    ~ ^ " ' '  ',-Ald    -I  pointing but't'.'C injury  to   the public  ,inteiest .svheie  theie 'sveie, only ,tsvo'  lasvvei's in the tosvn   that ,onc   shuind  r     * - 1 .'  be appointed magistrate ���������,-.- ? .  Aid. McCiii'ter said when the police^  business ancl''oity finances warranted  bo,; sst'iild moscAtc' nave Mr:-Scott  appointed.''" - * '       - ������ -  1^ Aid.  'Abiabanison Supported 7 the  Jmotion.      :   , * *     ,1  , I ' *       I      |>- I        A        |     4.    I I  J, Aid. Mc. Lcod li.idAie.iriL no com-  PV,intt    .'    "'    W,>    '  -'.     '.'   y\k  -Motion lvst, onlj' mos'cr and, secon-  jlIoi- sotinjj^cu li.A'A^'^^ (jf ", * '"   C^"  1      ' , ������c.vi;kai.. '  f       ''i ���������>  T..Dunn's application foiy i-ise iu  salary svas, iclen(id tej..the>F . \V. and  L. cominittee. ', '      k  It svas understodd e'ectric supplies  be puich.iied fioin-Mosciop'i Bios, if  price same as paid hit he: to.   -���������  ��������� ' a-  The F W and L. '.���������ommittee sveie  instiucted to inspect the opera bouse  and have any alterations made for the  public safety. l  The bylass cominittee ss-as instiucted to repoit,,oii anomalies in the  license fees nosv levied.  , 1 s  -.;    f 1  >"   .Your trade unless-you'want Qbod'sfobcls, "well tailored" $ J ^-,,'  er    ' I A f      , ' "     ,      Vv     "    '77      '������,'<<''    ���������* ,     ,"!   -' ������',-  -    i-and cut,-withra perfectt'style>r-s .'������������������t ,__!i,   i^A������. i /*Aj-_   f  '" ,UNION'IrlADB'and at'UvinV'pnces , V,. ,   *ri >> '/'  -*  a     ^ mTr ��������� Ivj w ^   Fashionable     I;  lIaUII9;;'',';Taiior:-'-,^/'V  'SlClCENZHj' AVIi'NUE,  .NEXT TAYLOH BLOCK.  1 The onlv place, in1 town'"you can get  A'  emriants  "Many'dainty''desio'ns'-to-select from.  -"���������'If"; you"' want > a -  "..small square for; your-parlor" or'drawing, room." we still  * ihaye .sbme'jn pretty and',tasteful "cblorinirs/LA-i' \!;i ''-''  Picture 'Framing-* 1  (~~>)  j"i������/  -sT_s "*  Undertakers andVEiribalmers.  *0l(l07i/ U&V  DIED.  dttdts'.  ssas got to pei form  the mau-iage cer  money. ancL now the couple aie spending a happy honeymoon at'Md.eod.  "White, etc. from the Canada Drug and  Catholic, I'������������k C������-   They gertli'-ir. nllssith che|5.:i fm[UeIlL visitor  to (ilacicr Ilon^  j latc-t ssar p'cuite-.     - - I ;,i   ,:iidsUlnnu.r,  , oiuiiburi's   to'1 Kid  j ^ Miss   FsiV  arnvHUK.-s   a, sclxr.i   of ali,i   Gun"   1.1   t .-tn.uia ' .1   buautiltilly  , ,., ,      , .      1 d'c-^.-ni.iking  in  (-"lu.'.i'lvki  ssith the  ,,.,.������,,���������,   .,,..,,���������.!,.  ,���������  '-=n-   I imoc 11.,r^.,',  let ui 11 home'   She letiisctl, an a priest   ,       ,        ,   .       ,   ,���������    ,, ,.   . i������i..t..i ,unni   <,n   ,n   james iiee'to:  H-e-l  />P!"     e      '"      ' i!i!C ''"' C"-*!.".d hi.- si-it to Criti.-h   (Joiuml.i.i I  V-foie.    Ladies   mak-   up   rlJ.ir   .,-,sn   summer.     A  pathetic  de-criptiqn   i-  matf-nal.    Con-ultation fr.-e.    '    '    .     j,iV(.n   of   th(,    Ulnn.,i   ,.r.,cniony   at  Vou  em'trc-t   -iiTti-(Mn a nicets at   Rf.v.L.toke.  sshe.e  Sir   rani,.,   buried  the gent,' fiinii-hin- (l������j.artm.-ut at [bjs. N)n.   Acco'mpanying tho article is  Macdonald & 3I'.nteiib'-  R Tapping has secured the. agency  of nursery stock of thrj good old i"li'  able fii nn of lirosvn Brothers it Co. Ltd.  Vfe'i md, Qnt . and svould "olicilAs'ou r  ordei for thr spi ing planting.  ,1 jiboto of the meeting at Glacier of  Sir Jami's, Hector' and "Whymper, the  mountaineer. '  CHURCHES.  my Tii  ���������-���������������^v .j���������, \       tt      \A  ;  , 'I be exhibition of Living Canada!  1 list night "SMS a mo-1 creditable audi  j inteie-ting one Th*- nietiKe-- are j  jeli ai and .ir>ll shown. The i-ut.'rt nn- 1  j nient ss ill be repeated   tonight and  1- ,  1 dc-ers in? of a full hoti������e  1  1 .��������� .  I  I'llKMSVTl.RIA.V  A petition i-i being signed for sending in tu the I'lesbyt'Ty fiom lievelstoke asking th it ariit'igi'iiients be  ill-'de for l-"Colid I're-b.vreri in ehilieh  in lies el-tot''  hMITH���������On   Febiuaiy   12th,  at the  lesidence   01    John   Lass son,  Mrs'.  Willin'in Smith, aged (ifl years.1  '  The I1111e1.il ssill lease Mi   Lass son's  residence at "2 p. in., Tuesday, Feb  Hi.  for the Methodist  chinch  and thence  tn   the "cemetery.'    FiiencK   ol    the  t j l.-iniily .tie invited to attend.  Vestciday morning the death took  place at the lesidence of John Lass-son  of Mis. William t Smith, mother of  Mrs. Lasvsoii. Miss ''Smith, of the  public school staff, and Mr Sniith,  teacher at ICelossna. Another son  has a stoic at Biandoii. Deceased  came from' luicincss, Scotland, and  ssas O'J yeais uf a ire Shf s\,i������ lngh'y  esteemed by ill si ho i. ueiv hei. The  funeial ss ill Iimsv   Sli    [, isss.in's re-i  tUtthwJy'fflx, :$Z'i-f-;7 c/i-nci-ir- -���������'  ' '"' ��������� 'y A: ��������� ':.". '���������',-'/- -���������'  M."A; SMITH"& CO., Agents, Revelstoke, B.C.  "WHYMOUSUFJfeB?  Utn ici'iiils 111 !��������� ahs.-iy-i nt b,ind  Tlies an plt.t-aiit to talc-and ic-  lial.lc Cold-, chill- l'e\( ', imli-  g.stioii���������all s idd ji.i(lilj_lo then  icsjitctise li'in'die- ssbich sse fan  iecomriicnd to .sou. liinm us ymir  next pi'���������-������ upti .11 ; sse ssill piepaie  it accmateiy i/nm pure, fiesb  ding-.      Di,u'i   imget   the place.  'The sign of Tin, Kid Cro-h.  BED CROSS  'DRUG STORE  ,1. .S, Ul'lKIISM.  At   Wniooiivei    a    little  boy  S, ,i>  LiHefl by running again-t i  bobilt  U'h  sslule toboggming.  li,.r;f; Bnopmoiis Attractions!  I'llll-U.ll   Sl^llt '  -. D (At Revelstoke   Theatre  iflOSCrOp      tSrOS. ' F.,..rXl,-l,^. <-������mii,ciH!n^  Sanitary  Plumbing, not\YMm��������� M, 10, 1904  Water & Steam Heating.)    EntireChan^efffProgramme  Pipe Valve Fittings,      j    Last Two Nights  deuce at '2. p m. Tii"-d.iv.  i A tenible head on culll-kin tool.  place iieai' (Hlasva i\ lieu the Soo trains  met thiough ilisoiie.s ing oidci-  Klght piisseii'^cis. an eii'.'inel'i, a lin  man, tsso csihi'-s ageuis, n buggngi-  mrui and nets-i au'cnl sveie killed, mid  bftsveen i") .mil :;') injniid.     '  U i.irii  -II uf  Electric Lamps, Door Bells and\%  \%i^-Kir> r> a m i r\ i  Annunciators,    , ! LI VJNG CANADA  F:lectric Fixtures ^ Put In.!  VV  WANTED^  A.N'I"Kl>���������Tsvo oi (iin (��������� fui ins  s, i^oiMi-^iEaiojsr  m.       ������ ''      ' Hi  BLACKSMITH and  Neatly and      T{]e Kootenay  Expeditiously  Executed at    M Office.  -uilalih'  Ioi   Ii >iisi.|.( epiiu.', close to ('  I'  K.-lati'.ii   --tiiii't is, i-u-.   A)ip!"  k.Mm ..(in-  Second Street, Revelstoke  I f.'i'XHttrrri), including lie  SS'.uld s   Ksinl-     Tii"   ricilii^M   nf  Y'<-t<idii3  nn.I 'rri.liiy,   Kicr>ltiiny N'c w '  KscrjIhuiK XiH'! Ilicrjllnii^ Vcsv '  Popular pi ices, 2."ic , ,")()(  , 7."e  f'hlldlcri, 2.')c   all  paif-  For Sale.    ,  A t S 11 in on A i ,n, I ll. I \ei es I'ruil, and  Slock Land; ."() niies clein'ed. Apply  io A.M. IILMIV, Mission Cily.H. O.  FOR,   SALE  At a bargain, jil.aSK) -bare- P'-iuc.  Mining t'n. Addles- I!, T. linns n,  bos 7, Pendleton, Or, l", H. A.  THE HOTEL VICTORIA  i:. i:. i.i-:\MjN*. --  \'k;i'Ohia.      -     it. a.  AiniTioiii nn 1 Kiii'i)|>"iiii I'liui.  .Siiieiif.iii I'liui s"- (() nnil l'|i\\iti'(l-.  Sliiuii lluatcl. Sinnpk' i.iuiiis.  Tho BiiYolsioks Business College  Day niitl Evening Classes in the    '  Library Building.  I'niclieiil     iii-liiietioii     is     iriv.-n    in  Book-keeping, Commercial Arithmetic  Penmanship,  Correspondence,  Shorthand, Typewriting   ^  and English,  and other subjects cm be iii-i-iiugcd ioi  UNION   CAFE  tioodi'osv & Vincent, Props.  I'l.tst of Impel ial Bank  Finest Cafe in Revel&tokt;  Open All Day and Night  Revelstoke  Dairy���������^=x  " C. A   IIKVI3LL, Pronriotor  Orders received for milk, cream  and fresh butter  Customers can rely on having on their  lectuiremeiits tilled daily

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