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 ��������� -M.-W ��������� 1.&&ujv(.)������.   m ~rJi.  t  k  R  ib"  F  I'  If.b1'  P  I'M  k'  $  Ik -  w  A*-  I  ''���������WncUl Llbn  arp  i/?V '  ���������SSv.'  C4������7V  a!  "��������� ij  J8  Vol. ll.-No.  38,  ���������REVELSTOKE. ������ C., DECEMBER \t 1904  $2.00 Per Year.  h  fa  ?i*  r-YA"  ft  : %  I  I "'  U  w  i'f  h  I  f  "  LEADING STORE  IS  BUT WE ARE HERE  with a beautiful selection of 'Xmas goods for.any of your  friends or relations and now is the 'time' to do your select-,  ing \vhile���������'the stock is complete. *The following are a few',  of the lilies. *>        'A ,'.,   ~  ,_, i-     r * ' ' , t  f '��������� Belts and Collars ior Ladies  -.  'Our displa^Aof fancy. Belts ,and  Collars is the, nicest we  have,  yet^shown, put up in separate boxes. ,      ,   ' '  .,'  '  ,. -' "��������� Handkerchiefs .for Xmas Gifts'. .i'  t  Ladies,Lace-edge~with Lace in&ertion, 250^0 50c,'        *,   t\  .Ladies White Lawn, Irish hemstitch, 5c to 25c.  J ', _  Ladies Fancy'Border,'lace'insertion, 30c to 50c. ,_ ���������  Ladies Fancy Si Ik;-with and without'initial, b ;    -,   b  Ladies White Linen, hemstitch, in beautiful  padded boxesiof  half  -��������� ' dozen, from 60cto $3'.00."  - ' " '  '  ���������'-������������������' ".':"-��������� '     -  Linens- - ,H-a''- ip  '  ��������� *  i.    .. ...     . ��������� ..  Towels, Napkins, Table Cloths, Tray Cloths, Sideboard' Cloths*,  Blea'ched "Damasks" and Doylies. In these'we'haye all'the pretty  designs in Teneiiffe and drawn work. ^     /������������������       ��������� '   '  Wonderful Xmas Novelties of Beauty and Useful-,  b .,     ness.in Leather ^Goods/  A    '       ��������� A -      ������������������  ��������� . - A .'.   ���������'  '  "'-'���������"- AXmas Gifts for 'Men- H-. , ,    ;'-*  Men's Plain' and Fancy Silk Mufflers and Chest Protectoas. ;' .  'Men's Plain Linen' Hemstitched Handkerchiefs,* half-dozen in box-  Men's beautiful Silk Ties in separate cartoons. , . t ' ,,  Men'* Silk anchSatin hand-embroidered Suspenders." '  * r. Thete are only a'few of the many ws can show yon. but-any  one, of 'the above, given' as a gift isireasonably sine of hitting the,  mark1,"nnd we invite yon all.to come and inspect our, stock.  New Idea Patterns.'   ���������     Dressmaking Department  W.AbGEQRGE  _  .. r ^ *, '*. (.*���������*��������� - J -  '"'   '    ���������*."   '"' McKENZIE">AVENUE.     ��������� '"'"'AA "A"  PROSPEROUS  CANADA.  .    ��������� LIMITED.  DEPARTMENT  Write  For  , Samples  STORE  Tin: Glad Holiday Season of the year. Thi*. ib the time when we  think vyith kindness of relatives.and friends and try to cement  friendships by bestowing some token of ivg.ud. You vvill find om-  store as usuai full of good things. " Seasonable; Gifts Nice Presents,  Acceptable Offering*! for Father, Mother, Sifter,. Bi other, -Wife,  Children, Beaux, or Best Girl. Come in and look arcund. Biing  the Children to see the Toys.  For Men  TIES���������Bow Ties. String Ties  Fciiir-m-lliind Tics, Flowing  End Tics, A.-cnljind English  Squall*.     Seme of these are in  Ftmev Boxes.  GLOVES���������Kid and Buckskin  Gloves, tlresi-itl.ind undressed.  Fancy Sti'-pendi-is in boxes from  _7;"jc. to S2.75.  HANDKERCHIEFS���������In Silk,  Linen, "While. Black and  Colored, fancy borders, 25c. to  . 81.23.  Smoking Jackets, Pipes in Cases,  Cigar Holcleis, Cigarette  Holdei-s Tobacco Pouches,  JIuMeis (Silk i, Jersey Mufflers.  Toilet Sets, Shriving Sets, Ink  Strfnds, Curling .hickets, Tarn  O'SbanteiH, Curling Bioonis.  For Children  Skates,' Hockey Sticks, Balls,  Guns, Wagons, Fire Engines,  Games, Drawing Slates, Dolls  Furniture, Mitts, Gloves, Handkerchiefs. Bring the Children to  see the Toys.  For Ladies  Blouse Ends, Silk Handkerchiefs  Piuses, Belts, Collins  Fancy Stationery.  Biusb and Comb Sets, Perfumes  Fancy Silk Shawl!-, Cushion Tops  Eiiibi'oidpred Linen,  Diavvn Work, Linen, Kid Gloves  Slippers, Silk Waists,-  Lace Cm tains, Table Napkins  Fins, Fascinators, Manicure Sets  China and  Cut Glass  Jardinieres, Cut Glass Tumblers  Flint Glass Goblets, China Salad  Bowls all sizes from 50c. to $3.  Chocolate Bowls, a large assortment. China Bread and Butter  Plates. Berry Sets in China and  Glass. Dinner Sets, Toilet Sets,  Tea Sets. Sugar and Cream  Pitchers in China and Glass.  China Vases, Glass Vases. China  Cups and Saucers from 10c. up to  $1.00. Gold Edge Glassware,  Table Sets, 4 pieces.  Subscribe Now fop the Kootenay Mail  ���������1 THE BEST  PAPER IN  THE CITY  Important Statements by Lead-  , *" ing Bankers.  At the'annual meeting of the Bank  of,Montreal General Manager CIou-  ston said :   ;   .������ -    ,  ''Taking a broad .view ,of  Canadian  commerce, -the  future is,bright with  promise.   . Our population is fed now  by an immigration of upwards of,100,-  000 people annually, 'and  the stream,  appears   to   be   well   turned towards  Canada.     Production  in   the' northwest   grows   apiice,   the railways are'  prosperous, a second "transcontinental  line is on the eve of "construction; the  reports from the' mining   districts of  British Columbia are more encouraging; a spirit "of abiding confidence in'  Canada pervades our people) and despite temporary checks in the progress  of material development, .there  is increasing,belief  that" this country lias  .entered "upon <an era of .-,_ *',,  ft   GREAT A*s*n ENDURING PROSPERITY."  Sir George/Drummond said : "In  reviewing the general condition of the'  country it may be '* noted that tbe  Stock Exchange, reflecting as it' does  the views of investors, has''apparently,  entered,on a period'of revival; "securities have now a higher range of value,  and confidence in the lasting character  of this improvement * appears to* be'  spreading.'1 It' is, evident that any  marked increase'in immigration or in  the'production of .cereals must come'  from the northwest.      We have there  '.VX IMMENSE .TERRITORY,  of'which   the   area t- stated  in figures  conveys no adequate'idea,' but  taking  only" that portion to ,the south  of the  55th parallel of latitude, which as you  know, passes  through   the   north   of,  England, 'the    Government   expert  estimates   that, the," portion,suitable  for ."-cultivation* in- Manitoba,- Assini-'  boia, Saskatchewan'and Alberta, 'that"  is,-"from Manitoba to'the- mountains,  "reaches an   extent   considerably   exceeding the total area-of  the Empire  of Germany,i-' while   referring   to the  much larger   extent' to   the north of,  the 55th parallel, he   says .      'What  proportion of these vast  districts vvill  be capable of   the profitable growing  of ci ops is as  vet a   matter   of   con- ,  jecture.    Striking proofs o! progress in  this part of   the  Don i in ion'a re everywhere   visible.      The   population   of  Manitoba.a:id the  Territories,  which  in 1901 was 422,000,  became  in   1901  i  870,000. The homestead, entries,  which in 1901 liuinbeied 8,157 and  represented 1.305.120 acres taken for  cultivation, had in 1903 reached the  number of 31,3S3 and covered an  acreage^ 5,0:1,281."    -  THE WAR.  V j (' J 1   4  Japanese; Cruiser Sunk���������Aw-  e.ful.Scene of Carnage���������Rus-  ; sians More Hopeful.  Tokio, Dec. 10.���������The navy department announces that the Saiyen, lead-  ing,the detached squadron while bombarding Port Arthur Nov. 30, struck a  Itussian mine,ancl vvas seen to be enveloped' in , smoke.'*��������� The' gunboat  Akagi immediately ceased firing and  'went to,the assistance of the cruiser.  Finding Unit the latter was making  water, rapidly the 'Akagi, and the  other 'Japanese -'ships ,iturned their  attention to iescuing the crew. Fifteen  ollicers ancl, 175 men were saveTiruilup  the"captain and 15 others went down  with the ship.   , ,        "        ' , /  The work of removing the dead from  the slopes and crests of 203.Metre Hill  '" - < r  hus'beer: completed on tho north side.  The south slopes are'still covered with  the,bodies buried under  the  debris of,  trenches and b'ombproofs."    The  long  lines of Japanese dead laid out on the  top of the hill and the slopes  previous  to interment presented' ah   awful ap-,  pearance. .  The "effect   of  dynamite  used a3 an offensive   weapon   in  'tlie  form of hand grenades is instanced'in  an.appallingbnanner by the condition  of the dead bodies, which are torn and  almost unrecognizable masses of   flesh  and bones.    ��������� Fragmentsr of hundreds  of,killed unearthed from   the filled in  'Russian trenches presented  a s.cene of  awful horror.    The heavy timbers ancl  "steel plates of   the   bombproofs  were  torn to"splinters by" shells and  dyna-  mite. t- - A  / StrPetersburg���������A' Russian . officer  says:    "The cold in Russia's ally now,  n. *. * ' - **     , *  as it was against Napoleon.    The Jap  anese'cannot endure extreme cold like  the Russians. v?They are not strong  enough.to attempt to turav Mukden  now and 'will "not be, even, if lJoi t  Arthur'and 50,000 reinforcements are  Bent up to-join Field Mars'lial Oyiunaf  I "In itlie meantime Russian troops  are piling up behind Mukden. In  Febuiaiy the purr of Nm Chweng ���������*-���������  iie bound,, and General Kurop.itkin  wiil 'have close upon half a million  men in tnree arniiti', anip'y siillici. nt  to tin n Oyama's position'at the Shah  ke river and foicethe Japanese back  into Core.1 ancl the Liaotung peninsula."       '  Tokio, Dec. 15.���������The Japanese have  successfully toipedoed the Russian  battleship Sevastopol.  The Japanese fleet, is now free to go  into clock to get ready'to meet the  Russian B.iltic fleet.  This Will Be "a Record Christmas  With Us For Fine Goods '  MEDITERRANEAN, FRUITS  1904- CROVf  5 Crown Cleaned Filcha Currants in 1 lb packages,  5 Crown Cluster Raisins, Bleached Sultanas, Valentin Raisins,A'lus-",  le _.     r;,catels and Seeded Raisins in 1 lb packages.  Layer Figs, Dates, Malaga Grapes, Shelled Valentia Almonds.  Stuffed Figs and Dates in 1 Ib fancy boxes.        , i,  . ,  'Shelled Walnut's, Sicily  Filberts, Gienoble Walnuts, Brazils, Tarragona Almonds, Polished reciins.       '    ���������    ,    ' '  "Ciystalized Fruit's in 1 lb fancy, cartoons,    'a                    ,,    ..,  J'    Candied Lemon, Orange and'Citron Peel.       ,          '    A '  ,'  '  iNa'viil_Oranges.     **���������             <             A   ���������' '' > ,                 * ������, _  Ben Davics and choicest varieties of Apples. ,                         '  ' tl  -������  Cranberries,  Celery and Hot House Lettuce  f   All the' Leading .Varieties' of Christie, Brown & Co's and  ', -~,(A-".' V   McCormack's FANCY BISCUITS.   ". A  ,*-    .. v. I '   '   L.      . . ,  Cakes ancl Plum-Puddings in 1 and 2 lb tins.  |-. Wethey's Mince Meat in packages.   ',.     T    ,   r. ��������� .      _ .       "  - il  CITY COUNC!  OUR HOLIDAY  JSIUMBER  The Finest Illustrated Edition  Published in the West.  The Illustrated holiday edition of  the Kootenay Mail is now in the press  and will be published in a few days.  It will be probably the best illustrated  paper ever issued in the nest. The  Mail prize-winners in the photo competition, the school children's competition, and the'best locally written  stoiy will be'announced in the special  edition. A capital story, "A Forbidden  Marriage," by Laura Jean Libbey, is  published complete, and there will bo  about 150 illustrations. The price is  50 cents per copy. With this special  number will be given a picture printed  in colors entitled ' "Christinas Morning."  METAL PRICES.  Rise in Silver and Copper.  New York, Dec. 14.���������Bar silver,  60 5-8; electrolytic copper, 14 3-4 to  15.   London���������Lead ������12 17s. 6d.  Johnny Lightburn, so well known  in the city for his elocutionary ability,  will take prominent part in the Grand  Cantata in the opera house Dec. 26.  The city council had a short meeting last night. ft was decided to  change the ' color of fire alarm box  lights from red to grcrn, to have, the  agreement between the city and the  turf club duly executed, to hold city  elections on 12th Jan. ancl nominations of 9th, Mr. Aman to bo returning officer, and that at the civic  elections ������ plebiscite be taken as to  whether the high school shall be fice  or fees charged.  J. K. Long-will b'c allowed $25 off  taxes for iia'c of water supply and the  Mayor reported the C. P. K. had  agreed to pay the city $192 for use of  overflow water from reservoir.  Toilet articles for Sister���������  Yoursor itnotliui'H. ,  Xovv Xinns i- liero  Knee Powduin  Mimleurc ICcqmsiliw  Cream*!  Wuslios nnd Kiurcy Soapi  Hriiblies and Ciiinlw  Aciile Atoini/.i-*i forlior  Altar of KO-.OI",  A box of Porfumes  To tioklo their iiohch.  Look our stock over rind  don't worry aDout prices.  Walter Bews, Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer.  NoxtHumo'   Block.  b The Folldwinq Delicacies Just ToHandKfdr Xmas  Traded  A '���������' ;' -A ' r      ,'   '       '     i '    '.' "  .   , King Oscar Sardines  ^ ' ;���������>    c Choicest small fish/fine "Olive oil, no bones or scales. '      "  ��������� Sportmari, Mordaleb'and other leading yarieties"of Sardines. , '  - Belland's Fish Balls. A', "��������� . .    p    " ���������*  - .Pineapple, Fig and Orange Marmalades in 1 lb glass jars.   .     , ,   ..  . Lnzenby's1 Assorted Coiicon tni ted Soups, ���������      j, ,   -���������  Gillard's Pickles in 20-oz bottles,       ,    '     * u,  '  Splendid assor-tmer t of Robinson's Fancy Candies,'Creams. Chocolatse1  ' A    and Bon-Bons in 1 and 2Jb fancy boxes, v. '-     p   * f    '_*','  Consignments of Japanese Oianges received daily. , '   " '  ,    ;  -    :        .,   f^ lf, HA   ;   ,^f ^ ,J  Fancy and Staple Groceries  ' ���������. " Our stock is the most complete in the city nnd our prices attrac- .  tive.  ,You  like  to  deal .at1.a Gibc<?ry House where'noods look nice.  ���������and'clean; where clerks are polite and obliging;'where deliveries are'"  i   made on time; above all/where you know you are getting the best in  -- the marketbit the fairest of prices.' That's the sort of,house we keep j  Call and be sure of it.    Compare our prices and examine, the quality b  '.,andc'varietyrof our goods.      . ,   _      j\        -.,-'.        -,     /    .  - Choicest brands of Flour, Oatmeal, etc., always in stock.    *  f   r  Bran, Shorts, Chop, Whcat.-etc.viit lowest market prices. _ ���������   '  ''Fresh   Vegetables���������Potatoes,    Beets    Cabb.igo������.-PaiMiips Turnip?,  Canotsj" otc.  'A      ' ' \  "   "; -----  Special quotations in quantities.    " ', ���������  ,f ��������� ���������  i  *. *  Agents for McCleary's Famous Ranges, Stoves. Heaters, etc,    ���������  'Leading lines in Hardware, Crockeiy and Gl.isswnie.  ���������.  'I  'I  il  4  .- ll  ������R?  He'd like a Fit-Reform Suitor Overcoat,  all 'right.- He knows the luxury of these  hand-tailorod garments. , Ke knows how  Fit-Roform caters to the men who appreciate correctness���������exclusiveness.  And a gift, that displays a thought  for tho comfort of the recipient, has doublo the  value of a trivial  thing.  Suits   and   Overcoats  $12. to $30.  Trousers $3.50 to $6.  Fancy  Vests  $3,   $4,  $5  Macdonald & Montieth, Revelstoke.  'Be Sure and Seciii-s the Holiday Number of the Kootenay Mail THE KOOTENAY MALL  j .I ������������������  OKANAGAN  ���������'.'. VALL  Its Settlements and Resources.  KUSIII) Vl.ll. ' '_  This lunch adjoins  the  Ooldstic.im  estate' 'on   the , east  houi.tl.iiy and is  located on the south side of   the ro.ul.  ���������It rw.is ,oiiginally   taken   up   by G,  .* Brewoi, one   ol"   the   pioneers   of the  district, who seftlcl here  between   25  , and,.10 yonis ngif.     Three,v cm. 'go it  was'piu-clinsoil by .J.iniOa  .ind   Itobeit  flonoyman, who   foi niorly   fanned on  the Delta, aiid'loft there for the Ivlon-  dykcon the gold excitement bicaking  -out. 'Messrs. Ifoneyiniiii became convinced that   a   good    farm is llio best  -gold mine after nil,   and  ictiiininglu  .British Columbia, decided to settle  in  the Okaii.tgui Valley, with the  result  they made the puichuso leferred to.  .    The farm hat. a frontage of a  mile  nnd a half to the Coldstrc.i'ni rO'til and  contains   750'acres'.     " 11 rigation   is  ���������applied to the h.iy l.rncH'iit not to the  -orcli.iici:    300 acics is level land, with  n rich loamy soil,- an'd ' the   back portion 'iise.s   into  bunch-grass covered  Tiills'forniing a range for slock.  P.utof     , *  A ' the ouch Aim  is the   oldest   fiuit ,producer   in the  district, having boon planted  out .20  "to 25 yeais ago.     A   year ago Messis.  JIoncym.ui    extended   their orchard  'planting out 200 trees, mostly  apple*.  "The varieties', of   apples  grown   arc:  .Noi thorn    Spy,     Wealthy,     Canada  '   iBnlclwin, Aiken's Red, Ribston Pippin',  Tiyslop Crab, ancl Paragon.    Plums do  well.     The   kinds (Jgrown   arc Green  ���������Gunge and, Yellow Egg    Cherries and  penis have heen planted out. the latter  ' v.uiety being the RrnHett.      In  small  fruits there ,ne  cm r.mts . and   goose-  ���������bcrncs, and thcso'docwclj.     The   mil-  cletv which   has   attacked   the cm rant  ciop in other pints   of   the   valley is  ui known heie.  (    "      Tin; rHixcirAb crops       ^   ,  i.iised on the farm'are h.iy and wheat.  Their*  ue 1G0 c.ieres   under   timothy  I *������nd rlnvei    -'100   tons  of   who ���������(, was  i > '..  raided 1 i-t vear-     The  uriiin r,ii*-('d is  '    of excel lent   qu ility       More   land    is  .being cleaic'd foi "coding:*,  " _ \   \     ^ stock '_  \. few   bloisey   cows   aie kept  nnd  e'nrht   lini=t*������.     Mc������is. lloneyiuan in-  tO'id civing  itlont'on to i ii-ins   b'ncp,  and will biped di'iimlit  horse".     Two  -C'vtle=dalo maics have been puichased  f-oni thov Dnuel.i*    Lake    ranch     for  .bieeding purposes.  nunnivGS.  '.Thefaim buildings aie very complete Thete ^ consist nf n well  equipped workshop lS\-*24 ft. with  lathe and bench, smokehouse, ,two  loot houses ai.d l.ircreccelhir for loots  two stoiov granary 2U30 ft , (well  stoied with h.st seisons srr.nn and  timothy ' erass-seotl). poultry-house.  boilei-hou*e. Theio is another  srnn.iiy in tlie f.n cornet of the farm.  Thete .nciil'o implement "beds, eieht-  srall -table, li iy Kirn .10\GG ft fitted  with heist, cattle shed  nnd piggeries.  IMPI.EMEX1S.  The f.n in is well supplied with  implement;:���������binders, mowers, rakes,  seedeis, wagons, disc plottshs. 2000 lb.  scales, walking and sulky plousrlr-.  -sleighs, buggy. One of the be=t implements on the farm is n double  iurrovv disc plough, which works well  in the black loamy soil. It ,v.is purchased from W R. Megaw. A sub-  soiler can ��������� e obtained to work with ic  in he.iv ier soil-.  Me������i.-. Iloneym.iP aie now dealing  tht' portion ot their ranch next the  main road and effecting considerable  further improvement." which will  make it one of the best ranches in the  valley.  Mll.r. ROAD  The tir������t settler on tho mill road is  Hugh Grant, who holds 280 acres  which lie purchased from Messrs.  Honcyman Bros. Last seaion there  ���������were 10 acres under crop, hay, oats  and barley. Mr. Grant intends going  in ior dairying and making butter.  Fruit growing will "nave some attention. 100 trees have been planted  out, mostly apples, with a few plums  and cherries. The variety of apples  principally planted out is the Wealthy  which does so well at Coldstream  ranch. The fruit is richly colored,  making it an attractive market  -variety. Small fruits will alio be  planted out. A team of horses is  kept. Poultry arc raised extensively,  -the selections being Plymouth rocks  and black Spannish, which Mr. Grant  ���������considers make a better cross than  any other.  0. Albeis has' LOO acics of, land on  which he giovvs 80 acres of wheat and  ,ruiis cattle on the rest.  "air. Reidj who arrived fiom Scotland last'year, has taken up a I.irin on  the bench lands.  Messrs Ward'Bros, havo one of the  finest and best kept apple orchards in  the valley. They havo iniidc,cx-  tcnsive'impiovements and" done a lot  of clearing. In connection with the  fin in they go into the fheivood business. In l.ict the,'main firewood  supply of   Vernon   comes* fiom this  road.     <���������  W.'IOndall has taken up .1(50 acres  al the head of tlie road. Of this area  100 acies is bott6in land and he intends going in mainly 'for raising hay.  lie hi'm put up a good log house and  out-buildings. Fight acres,of wheat  und oats'vvei-e. giown yielding 10 Ions.  The potato and onion crops have been  very successful, onions doing specially  well. A team of hoises is kept and  Mi., Endall nisei goes'in to the firewood  bll-btlCsS.   " '      ���������  W. Morloy is literally hewing his  Iiomc'out of I he. forest. " He has taken  up 320 acres ol land and isi'fladually  getting it cleared. ' A crop < of oats  which he grew among the stumps  proved.' very, successful, the stiaw  standing six feet high. Horses, "hog's  and poultry aie. kept.- Mr.( Morloy  was so well satisfied with his oat crop  that he sent a sample 'to theold  country to show what tlie forest lands  of the Okanng.in Valley can do when  denied and cultivated. '  ' J. Boyd has 250 acres of land, and  grows a little hay, but goes 'in* mainly  for firewood business.'    rt  S. Pickciing holds 100 acres, including some fine bottom land. ,He  giovvs about 60,toiis of hay and is also  in the .firewood business.     ��������� ,   -  Jas. Phillips's farm consists of 600  acies, of which 75 acres aie used for  giovving wheat and hay. _ Si*v horses  are kept. ' In vvintei Mr. Phillips is in  the fiiewood business. It is 18 years  since he settled heie. **'<  SEASON'S SHIPMENTS.  Wonderful   "Results   of  Small  Farming in Okanagan ,  -Valleyr *  The following ictuins fiom R. Gel-  latly and Sons gin dens show s vv bat can  be i.u set! in one season, by one family,  on the shoics of Okanagan Lake."jr In  addition to tlie 10,000 pounds of stiavv-  bcilies shipped, it is to he noted that  a large quantity vvas left unpicked on  account of being unable to procure  sullicient help.m the beny season-���������  Kxpre-s   Freight      Total.  it,-. 11)= lb-  Beets    .    .     A 120 ��������� 120  Beans (green) J02S ' 1028  Corn (gieeri).   . 90S 098  Cabbage    .... 815 :-i7Il 1520  Cm lots  9S5 3075' 40(30  Cucunibeis .   . . 3*295 '  ' 3295  Citron  1090^ 4090  Egg plant  151 ' 151  Melons  213(5 2130  Onions       200 1030 1230  Parsnips   .. 1450 1450  Pumpkins   .   .'. 275 275  Potatoes  1780 11 OH.) 12?}-")  Peppers     170 1'*-  Rhubarb 700 1000 1760  Raspberries " 700 700  Strawberries ... 3775 072.") 10500  Turnip-  1000 155 12J5  Tomatoes  U035 2522S 69263  FINANCIAL  There vvas a big smash in New Yoi  stock this week, mainly Amalgamated  copper and United States steel   winch  sold down to -I-1, and I-' , le-poctively.  -    General'Store and  Restaurant Keeper  A Prime Stock of Groceiiefe, Fruit,  Vegetables.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS.  Try our Iced Sodiis, Ico Croit in,'Straw-  '   "  berries and Cienni.,  Can't be  beaten in the Cily. . c  FRONT  ST., REVELSTOKE.  Wing" Chung's, newly mv  ��������� ported stock, of ^Chinese',  and Japanese goods.  The best assortment ever  landed in Revelstoke of  - useful and ' ornamental  articles:  Tea ".crv ico*  ,, Plates       ' (i  lU-kols  'Cane Chairs  Handlei chiefs  ' Klovver Pols  Ijinbicllii Slund*.  bunch Hns'cets  Smoking .bickct*-  <        Silk Good-.  GOLDFISH  FiiicitstooUofcitiiiltcs^ and frirrl, in town;  Front Street,' Revelstoke  II  Serves'"Blue'  Ribbon 'Tea  at  '' her social functions and pleases *  her most critical'guests.     She  knows,   and .they  know,  there  1 is only ONE   BEST TEA���������  igssBBasBsaBBSBa^^  MOTICK'IS irBIUIlY lilVKN Hint llililj"  ^ ilnvs iiili'i'dnii* I Intend l<> niijily to llio  Chii'f t'imiiiiH-liiiii'rni Uiwls nnd VV ni*l<-loi n  special lici'111-.i'to.nil ninl I'.niy lU'.nv urn ior  f!oui Uio billow mi' i(U".L'iiliL-(l lliiinlr* in the  KonlL'ii.iy nt-tilci:��������� '  "��������� Number One.  ' Coiiiiiionun'iB iit'ri l'"-t* phinloil about a  (iiiiulci ol a mile "oi'Ui ������i il'ivvnli" C.i;i*b rail,  ami .iliutit four nilla-s��������� m> liom lho IIik llunil  mill, ninl iiiiiil.nl 'CI, U. S.iKli!i "iiiilliwu!,  I'liini'i '. tlii'iiiu iiiirllt I" clinni-; Ibonuc cast  Hill chains.(hence -ijiilli ID i.li iln-.. thi'iicc wtsi.  Hill chums to inili.il tiiisl .  i * Xin'nhci' Tvvi)  A <     (  (Joir.ineiK.iii!; nl u l")-l pi into I '"P tliu  noith  sitlool lho Dow nie ( ioi'I: li.nl, .ibonl i Intro niitl  a lull iiulc- up, linin lho   lliu:  Ufa I li.nl. .nm  111.11 hid   "ll-   ft    Nllljli".    miltlivvi'sl    ioiiioi".  IllClltO   C'Jl-,1 SO I'll HII-.   llil'IICI'-lllllll   Sd   lll.lllls,  llioncc vvo-l Kltli.iins, Ihin.'C  noi Ih  ill chains  lo mi'lal post. ' '  '   , ,     Xiniibci 'I Iiioi*.      '-*'  Coiii'iiii'iiciniratn pn-t plinilcn on tho noirb  blink ul Dnvvn.cCr. cl.. nh .nl.lvvri nuts Ironi  lliunuiiilli, nnd nmikcil ' (J. U- .N.iylf. soiilli-  c.tst, coi noi", llii'ino noi 111 SO rh.iin-, thence  vvcslEOcliinns. thente -ouih ill chain-,, tlionco  cast ,S0 cliain*- io initial po-a .  - JJaltil IhoStli thi.v ol October. l'.KII.  '     ,51, i*'l "���������     ' 'OH   N.Vt.IjI'j..  WRESTLING MATCH CONTESTANTS  o J i ' < *  To-Meet Thursday Evening in the Opera House    '  '  6H)0*>    5850 i 120112  ! 60 ton- 112 pound:.  Plant-   -old���������Tom.ur.  85,000,   cih-  ba"e 10,000. rcmwberrv  fc0,000.   It.t-p-  berry3/)j0    Total 17)3,000.  GENERAL~NEWS.  Xelpon Gun Club have, iniDorted  phen^ann for liberation.  hoic! Minto may be appointed .High  Commissioner for .^oiith Africa.  Hon. A-<���������'- Blair will *-tart practi"e  a- a corporation lawyer at Ottawa  B. C. lumbermen vvill send a hie  deputation to Ottawa to aak a t.tntl'  on lumber.       , ,  Winnipeg had a .$30,000 lire, McDonald .t Fleming'-" li.uthv.in* store  being gutted.  New buildings to the value of  $1,250,000 were en-ctcd in Calgary  (luring tho year.  C. P. P. detectives have arreHed a  man at Bellingham on suspicion of  being concerned in the lecent hold-up  at I Taney.  The exposures of Mrs Ch.idivick.  who is alleged to have loiged jvndrew  Carnegie's name to large amount- on  which she obtained advances, i-1 the  Minmition of the day in the States, ancl  she has been twice indicted by the  grand jury.  CURLING^  The Scotch curler.-' have, arranged a  bonspiel in February at Adclbodcn,  Switzerland. Canada and the States  are invited to send rinks.  J- -     - j , .' V .",'., ,.-      .    ... V  -.    T.    t -     <J  .K-    t      -        '  , ' ,     ,     tt        l^i'-.C      --, ' a, -.,���������      ^,..1 ���������-  '','���������**      '        - I        .1       liKT.  w"    a* -p  ~  I     I   ,,  i      <-     .'-^       '-!-^ft    * J j '  ���������- "   t    . -. ^ <"   "i.~w ('.* *   ib v-"'t*   ! '    "r   .-.p^"- .','.���������*. ,.--*'    ."     -   '^   '  C- '. '"''T1"   -~ *b"0,ft7"b"'A'*iiigBSfeib.-������bp"   . "- :*   ','*���������>-ri'-(7 '',^-  , -������ "i A . *//''  ,. % , ��������� * A. '.- * ' *  -.\'    i'-" A.. "-' - J ���������    .   ���������  . -. i. '���������-     r.-' ^ -��������� '* ��������� ~-        .  - -   J p^v 'J ' -I-    J, , 1  'AAA"A ��������� '.;",.   *'"-  '-' '   ���������,,'<"���������:"  i -  ^?a1a?a;.':^A'5' ^-^S^ww���������*.'  r  Do not let Xmas go by ^without visiting our Store.  Excellent Assortment of:Xmas'Presents'  r * ' l t  ,   SKI'- \Vir,VT.VVK IIjVVIOITO ClIOOSK KllO"VtV    -,  M'ool.ct ICnivci foi* lho Hoy-,    <  , Sliiivliiit  tlinis mill lli'iishos for ]).ul(ly  11.... I... 1  o.      w������^.|...i...  Cill'VClJrti-S'^SriiS'.i-iSii'ivllIvus llllll Koi'ks  , Kiult Iviuvos      'Silver llntloi' l)i->lics  ' h'lsli Cm vers Silver vvmo .linn und l'"i ml Di-hcs Itiumsnnil Strop- Hj^kiiles  Ten Ser vices   S.ilucl Howls    ('melt SlnniK     Ijiitii|)i     Iloclcoy Slroki <  Curput Sweepers  ' ;       ' .Vluluet (Jui pot .bui'Dtici' for, llnby, only'-'oc.  A'Complcic Stocky of General Hardbuarc ;  W; M. LAWRENCE, Revelstoke.  '-';   Agent TILDI'h^-GURNEV CO,"H.imillon.  J  2i .'(���������  P.bBURNS&CO.  Wholesale and Retail  Meat Merchants.  'J   I). MfLEXXAX,  Amateur Champion of British Columbia and Mantinic Provinces.,  1)A>' jMcIjKOD,  Kx,Ohiirii[iion uf the Worh  Head Office, _Abattoir arid Cold Storage :    -<,  __  '  '   * '      ������. '' l <^^ssi<Oalgary������ Alberta'    Cr ' ' |  '��������� '   '  ~---~ ^     * i ij^ -^ I        ^ I '     ',  CetitiPal-tiotel9AA-  .^^.^^REVELSTOKE, ,B. .C:  ABRAHAMSON   BROS.,   PROPRIETORS,   t '.,  ���������  Newly built.*-   First-class"in everytrespect.     All rnotlcrn conveniences.������,  ��������� , P      Large Sample. Rooms.    ',  u   .- "'   -  ' Rates $1.50 per Day,, '   Special Weekly Rates.    .-  Queen's Hotel, Trout Lake,'under  same management.  The Kootenay Mail.  ,   The Oldest Established Papar in  North Kootenay.  Subscription, $2.00 Per Year,  ILLUSTRATED PAPER,  Published Weekly'on Saturdays by *' '  i  The *Koote'nay Mail Publishing Co., Limited.  Steam Printers  and Publishers.  Dealers in  i ���������-  t  Printing    and    Wrapping    Papers   and  Paper   Bags.  Loose Leaf Account ancl Duplicate  Counter Check Systems.  Agents for Tengwell and Opalla  Patented Loose Leaf Files,  Ledgers, and   Billing  Systems.  Illustrated Work a Specialty.  Phone Number 13.    P. 0. Box Number 70. THE KOOTENAY MAIL  i ���������',*���������.  r*L  fc?.  SI*  ���������A?:  They're happy,in the idtcne'n,  Since Bovrii came to stay,  The chef and his "assistants  Have learneel the Bovrii way.  Of making, Soups and Sauces���������  Delicious Bouillon, too :'  , - *      ,    .  That's why;the work is easy,    ,)  And they're so quickly through  BOVRSL  is the most useful and convenient assistant to; the  esook in-"preparing -rich and cleliciously flavoured  soups, gravies, entrees, etc One teaspoonful to a pint  of soup produces a marvellous Improvement in flavor,  strength and appearance - ������  MINING MATTERS  CHERRY, CREEK.  ' Section With Splendid Mineral  ,   , a '    ., 'Prospects.       .    "  'j.  Mining men1 ought, to! get  in  and  -work'the prospects "on  Cherry" creek.  ' There aie no* better prospects . iii tlie  ���������province.'  There'is a first class wagon  v road into1- the heart of' the "country.  The ores' are'of high grade1,"easily and  , cheaply ' developed.' Mining"caii" be  carried on there as easily in winter as  in,summer". "As an example "of the  ores found there two tons of Hidden  Treastueore shipped to 'Frisco went  ������l,9o0,-or !F97f> a ton. Where will you  get oie like that?     And there appears  . to.be lots nibVe'of it in,'the* district if  mining men nnd prospectors will only-  get inter it and,do a little', prospecting  and development work.  ,   ' Tt is'tlfe'old, story "of mining  men  'preferring . the   most" out-of-the-way  . places, while mineral wealth may'be  lying right under their'noses.'. *,  SPYGLASS* BONDS,  MORE. CLAIMS.  t ���������aI3riice White and R. G. McLeod,  acting.on behalf of the Spyglass M._ <-t  D. Co., closed a deal"' ior the , purchase  of thcfMorning and Homestakeclaims  ���������oiicE.ipid creek, about a mile and a  half irom Poplar. -" The "vendorsbare  ���������Jack Nesbitt, \V. Munroc' ancl A.s. C.  Mackintosh. Tbe amount bf-the bond  is $10,000, payable within a year.  The claims are within 1000 feet of  the C. P, E. line, and have most excellent surface showings.  On one of the'leads a tunnel lias  been driven 45 feet and fine specimens  of fiee gold can be'picked out of e-ch  Lanow load of qimitz'takcn from the  workings. The lead is about tvyo feet  in width and can be traced on, the  suiiace for, a considerable distance.  Tbe ore averages $43 in' gold to the  ton. The tunnel in question will be  driven still further and when 30 more  leet of woik is accomplished it will be  Miidei the richest part of the sin face  showing, and a little further, it will  crosscut anr-ther four foot vein which  gives an a vei age assay value of about  $20 to the ton in gold on the surface.  The Spyglyss company will commence work at once on the property  and continue operations all winter.  In the spring, if. development then  attained wan-ants it, a stamp mill will  be erected.  Bruce White, who examined the  claims recently and sampled the ledges  thoroughly, says in his opinion the  claims equal any in Poplar.���������News.  meadows around it. J, B, Bourc'et is  the principal claim holder on the  'mountain.. "'    * .  / M. P. Madden, of Chicago, has  bought the Goldfinch claim at Greenwood, i ,i -    ,   b .  St. Eugene  has  contracts'to  ship  19,000 tons^of ore  between  now arid  July 1st'. ' '       ,        " . ���������  A  i*        ������-        - ' i ,     ,  A car of Elkhorn'ore went 296 o/.s.  silver, 120.25 gold, besides'considerable  lead and copper.' *      "A*       ''  , The Hunter V. has arranged to ship  IGfJ tons daily(to the Nelson,  Gran by,  Trail and Nortli'p'o'rtinielters. '.    ��������� '  ,     u  . ���������*, . A -      -  The Slocan Star has'paid its 'second  dividend,'for the   year,   making   the  dividends' paid to date  $550,000 on  a  capital of $500,000.'  ������ The Provincial Mining  Association  ..."    ' i (.  intends .representing to the legislature  the necessity of amending the mineral  act to prevent placer  locations, being  made "dve'r   lode .claims   and    o'th'sr  .needed amendments to stop litigation  MINOR NOTES.  ,- - i*, ,  Eambler Cariboo have leased a  block in the old workings.  The Arlington mines wade a profit  of $50,000 on the ore shipped during  the year.  Brooklyn capitalists arc investigat-  the large iron deposits on Crawford  Bay, Kootenay lake, with a view to  taking them up.  Ricli ore has been struck on La  France claim on Bald Mountain, near  Ainsworth, the values being' '150 to  160 ozs. silver, $10 gold and 3 per cent  copper.  Bessett mountain at Lumby may  yet come to the front as a mining  camp. It lias good 'prospects, and  eruptive dykes are distinctly seen cutting through the mountain, -which  ������ tands up alone in the centre of the  LUMBERING  l * *'a^^M ' "       "  P '  LOGGING AT r,UMBY.  ��������� , , I 'i  The  Kamloops   Lumber Company  took ten million feet 'of. logs  out  the  Mable Lake and Lumby districts, last  year,:, and propose ^extending their  logging operations as far as Sugar  Lake. - Tliey will clear the.Shuswnp  river between the" Falls and that'poiiit  and this vvill be a"great boon to tlie  settler's, as it will enable them, to sell  the logs cut in clearing their farms to  the company to be floated down to the  mill at Enderby* as has been done at  Lumby where logging for the company has proved such a boon to the  settlers, the returns have covered the  cost of clearing their land.  , The company last season bought  7,000,000 feet of logs from tlie settlers  between Mable Luke and Lumby  alone, and* these .logs were delivered  into a tributary of dhuswap River,  Bessett Creek', which flows through  their farms, the pi ice allowed being  $3.50 per 1000 ft. The logs .were  thence driven down this creek by men  employed by the company, thence  into Shuswnp River, then across  Mabel Lake into the Spallumcheen  River to .Enderby, a distance of between 70 and 80 miles.  The Windermere Lumber Company  has , been organised by Capt. Armstrong with a capital of $20,000 to  operate a mill at Windermere.  FRUIT TRADE.  New Market in Sight.  Hon. R. G.' Tatlow says : "The  opening of the Panama Canal will  mean that British Columbia frnit can  be landed in England in 27 days at  small cost, and without transhipment.  An enormous business should thus  result. He looked after the British  Columbia fruit exhibit at the Horticultural Society's show at the Crystal Palace, London, which vvas awarded the gold medal. The pears were so  excellent that the judges ate all of  them.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy  the Best Made.  "In my opinion Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy is the best made for  colds," says Mrs. Cora Walker of  Porterville, California. There is no  doubt about its being the , best. No  other will cure a cold so quickly. No  other is so sure a preventive of pneumonia. No other is so pleasant and  safe to take. These are good reasons  why it' should be preferred to any  other. The fact is 'that few peopl-  are satisfied with any other after having once used this remedy. For sale  by all druggistB.  NEW PATENTS;  ���������    ".    ,  i     ^^^  'Rowland   Brittain,! patent, attorney  of Vanconvei, reports:���������  John JI. Mclean received a Canadian  patent on a further modification of his  new saw tooth, refeience to winch was  recently made. > <  ���������Thomas Kiddie! manager Tyee  Sinelter at Ludysmith, -'Vancouver  Island, has received a Cana'dian-patent  on an, ore barge,, especially .designed to  enable it4J load to ho quickly discharged  with, a, minimum of labor! To this  attainment he has designed a barge,or  scow, the deck of winch is divided into  n'series of hoppers discharged thiough  closable doors into sub-deck passages  in which ore tubs or cars may be run,  antl which passages are in communication with hatchways, at the ends of  liarge through which the empty tube fa  niny be lowered and the fullf, ones  raised.      r ��������� '   *  LVII'ltOvb)  I.UMUUIt '.VtACIlI.N'i:.  A.-W. Tait, of  Vancouver, lias just  received a^U: S. Patent oil a saw carriage for cutting'bevel   boards   from  a  sawn cant. This, invention is diiectcd  to'tho attainment of a cheaper method  pf producing  bevel  siding, for .which  there is a large and rapidly'incieasing  demand in   the 'building' trade.    Mr.  Tait realised that this demand'may. be  increased  if a means is provided  for  producing' bevel   boaid   nunc rapidly  and cheaply" than  can at  piesent  be  done, and he has to this end designed  the machine  which' is. the subject  of  this'patent.1' In this machine tlie faawii  cant1* is placed  on   a  seat  which ' is  pivotally mounted orr  a saw' carriage  of ordinary'construction on  an* , axle  parallel to the line of moveinenttso as  to be tiltable above and below a  line  at right angles to the"plane of cutting,  the position   of the axle  being, such  that  when   the cant is'tilted to  the  upward position ancl set.after a board  has been cut' the cant may bo tilted to  the downward position  and  a  second  board     cut     from , , the     caiit, 'to  the opposite   bevel    without    further  set. *  - It 'a double cutting band saw' is  */ - j   * ** i  used the carriage -may. tlnu be tra-  ���������verstd back and forth rind 'boards of  uniform bevel cut successfully from  tne cant,until it is used up. l   ,  'A machine has been" built\*Jm  accordance with the * Patent ] specification and the-inventor's practical  acquaintance'with saw mill req'uiie-  nients is itself a guarantee of .the  sufficiency of the machine to perform  tlie', work it is designed f.r. - Miv-Tait  is satisfied that the "machine" will  enablc'bcyel boriids to, be 'cut at a  much cheaper rate than can be,done  by any other system at present ih the  'riiaik'et aiid.is content to wait until he  can find a firm enterprising enough to  avail themselves of it.  ,,Il may be that as in many other  cases in the past, the patent lights  will be acq .ired on the otlier side of  the line and still further subject the  lumber tiade to the ��������� ''unfair competition", oLwhich our industries so  fiequently complain.  F." Kilby ancl H. P. Goodn.urpliy,  Vancouver, Canadian patent on means  for controlling electric' signal lights  for railway or tram line.  A. T. Abbey and F. Esmond,' Victoria, U. S. patent on fluoiescent indicator for an electric lamp, switch ��������� box  oi" drop key. This invention consists  of a band of fluoiescent or light emitting material encircling the socket of  a lamp or the casting of a switch box  by which the location ot the key to  turn on the light may be readily  found. The difficulty of locating a  lamp or switch box on entering a room  has so long been experienced that it is  a wonder that some such device has  not been on the market before this.  The advantage the invention offers is  sure to be appreciated.  G. J. Wilkes  MACHINIST &  ,   BLACKSMITH  LATHE, WORK A SPECIALTY  Licensed Auctioneer foi City,    'f  of Revelstoke.  W. A: McDonald  PLASTERER -A, BRICKLAYER  REVELSTOKE  The only first-class'plasterer in town.  Let me'know'your requirements.    A  .Carload of Lime just imported. 'A Carload of Brick under older. *  ���������'/  Gh A. SCOTT,  FASHIONABLE    TAILOR.  GOOD   WORKMANSHIP,  PERFECT   PIT    /',*���������  UNION   MADE '     v  McKENZIE AVENUE  R.  Next  HOWSON"  ���������fc, Co*  /( J.    SAMSON,  Painter,' Paperliange.r, Signwritep.  ,  KALSOMINING   DONE.'  ' Orders receive prompt attention.   '  Second street,       -      REVELSTOKE  jIn AvritAuiivi! Sro.v is j\ IliihiNisss PnoDuacrt  J. R. Thornton'  Palntor>.   Papoi'hang-op ' '     i  u and Sign Writer  SIGNS   A. SPECIALITY.',  *  jIDDRKSS : P. O. BOX 2,",2, or  SECOND, ST., Behind C. P. R.'Shops.  Orders loft ul J. VV. Roiiiiott's will bo  ,, promptly itttondod to. ,  Jas. I. Woodrow*  "   BUTCHER.,   A  Retail Dealer,In<L^aaaazS!&>-'   .     ��������� '  A   '       ABEEF,    PORK,  MUTTON, Etc.  * .    ^ ���������'   , > * .j   , i  Fish and Game in Season."   c  " All orders promptly filled.  ntVtLolUKL,   D.   C,   andlOng strebote  Halcyon Hot,Springs  ^fanitaritim.  Another Carload of Furniture just arrived.    Carpets, Linoleums,  I '   Oilcloths, etc."- Sewing Machines, lloint/.iiuin Pianos,   '  ,R. HOWSON & CO., FURNITUREJDE"ALERSlND EMBALMERS!  Ganong's Celebrated G.: B.< Chocolates  ;���������,!���������',_     (       r   I     , "'*   * '_ ' "    ' *' _  '"   "in elegant Fancy Boxes.  ���������-r,'See-the Display at C. B.- Hume &, Co's-   '"  -'.', .-A     ' '    V     a '   t, A    '    . -A_���������jJb '    -  - * >  t,   , .    a     " ',''" A   flI1"-l buy a .    "    .   "  CHRISTMAS PRESENT  *- ,'..   r: iJ   ������������������    ,    '    j* '  that is 'always* welcomed with a smile of satisfaction.  I       '<       .  '      ,'  I '. TV.  .I'.ri   i,:in>r: |  ' -it \  ��������� bl  bi  -if  ' '"I  I  if  fl  - - il  - , "I  i\  fl  - il  i   ll  ----'K������r  ii  THE MEDICAL WATERS~of Hal-  cyon aie thi* nirist eurative "in the  world. A ppi-fect, iiiiiural remedy for  all Ner.vous iind -Mii-cnlar diseases,  LiveK Kidney and Sroin.ieih' ailment*-  and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure I  for' "That Tired Feelinf*-.'.' , Special  rates on r.ll' bo;il<- >ind trains. Two  ni'iils iiirivir nnd depa'it every day.  Teleguiph _ communication with all  parts of the world. An 'experienced  niassnnger,      '.     *l ,'     ,        ,  Halcyon Hot Springs  , -Arrets/ Laf(e'. 3. C*      ���������  The Calgary Sanitarium for the  treatment of pthisis is reported a  great.success.  PARTICULAR  L"'"-'r?E&R$M  . \v  BABY'S OWN  SOAP  I used by particular people  both young and old.  Keeps tbe skin soft, clear I  I and white.  No other So-p is just as Good. 0o*  AlBER*. TOILET b lAi> CO., Mfra.  MONTREAL.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  ,   , ,   . . i, -  . Royal Mail Lines.  '      r' .' '  Cheapest Ronto to the Old Country.  ALLAN JjINE���������From'Montical.    -"  I'lin-iiin     ... '...' -.' ....Aug.'it)  tiinisian        .    .         Aurr ������G  Ionian        ".    ...*...'.    .". .        Sept. i  1    'DOMINION MNK���������Kiom'Monti ea.  KciiMiigiun  ' .Aug 13  Dominion Airg 20  Vancouver      . Aug 27  Oaniula  tn pr ;r  CAN. PAG. ATLANT1CS. S.-Frum .Monlrc.il.  LakuCh.iinnlain Aug. 18  Ijiikc Krro        - Sept. 1  Luke .Manitoba   .       Sept. S  AMERICAN L,i..i'.-l'Vom New York.  St. Louis,..'  .     .. . *      .....    ...Aug. 20  Now York  . ....'.  .Aug. 27  . WmrB STAR LINE-Krom New York.  Majestic   Aug 17  Oce.uuo  *        Ang.21  Teutonic ..'    Aug.31  CUNARD LINE���������Hroin New Yorkb  Etrui.ii       '        Aug. 20  Lueiiura ".... .. J .'.    ..".Aug. 27  Unibna Sept. 3  Passengerstiukeled iliiougli lo all pair,!, uf  Grc.it lirrtain and Ireland, and at specially low  ralpsto all part" ������f the European continent.  Apply to nearest rail vvn ^ '������ -icainship agent or  to,  T.   W. BRADSHAW.  Acmt,   Revelstoke  W. ip. F   CUMMINGS.   PaelHc   Afiront  Liquid Refreshments  ," v   ~    '-'      T"-~���������"T~"       ��������� 't ���������( i.  '-A' call on the Revelstoke Wine-and Spirit Com- ,  pany will .'convince the- most sceptical .that an assortment .of our choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars is nee- ���������  essary ,to" complete, the requirements' for the festive  season. *-,   , - -        I ,  ^   ���������.  .     ' ���������   .  H     -'    ", "PROMPT DELIVERY;", '  ',  , Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Company Limited  ���������      '.     .', *       CAMPBELL'AA'ENUE.-    " -     '   -     *  DON  MARBY, DOCTOR or do**  pinr, '.'ilon't do   a thine"  till  yon  *-eo   clc.irlj   wluirb  bo't by .ikI or Flashlights'  on Human Natu.e, on lieiillli, disease, lovo,  m.irn.tgo and parentage.   1 ells vvliafc jou'd ask  a doctor, butdnn't Irl.o  t"   JKipagcs,, illustral-  od. 2,",cents;  but to  irun-i'iico it   wo sond one  only to any adulr   for   i,n;i.iro. 1(1 cents.   M.  HILL PUB. CO., 12!Ea������t   28th Street, Now  York.  ���������VTOTIGE IS HI'ItnnY Ol'ICN that, Hurry  L\ (lays after dale we iiilunil lo make application to tlio linn. I'h of Cjiiii'iissionerof lH,inds  nnd VVorlcs for* a special li,'i.nse to cut aid  cany away timber fiom the follow ing des-  cubed lamia:���������    , .  Niimb'T 1  Commencing at a po-t planted aboul live  cliani', vvcot of ISoyd's r*,iinn on lire divide  between lli'.uibon; t'reek and Pingston Creek,  marked "11.111, IV.-. norlli-e.iM corner po-,1,"  tlicnec soulli SO chain*-, thence vvo-t i>0 chains,  tlionce north SO chain.,, thenco east Ml chains lo  point of coi'in cncemenl. .  Numb1-1'2.  Commencing nl a p .-t plnntcd on the west  side of K. (���������- S block 811 nbout one mile west, of  whore HoyrtVTrail lo I'lngston Creek crosses  tlio buck line of said block and marked " 11.11.  L. Co'.s. south east ccrnei post." theneu wosLSO  chains, thence norli. SOenn-ns, thenco east SO  chains, thenco south SO chains lo point of com  nioiicement.  * Niinibs'-ll.  Commcneingata P'.st planted on lho west  side of K. &S. block 81l.nl.oiit i.iieiinilono-lialf  nille^ south of where Ilnyd's null to I'ingston  Clock crosses the buck lino of said block,  marked "b.H.L. Co's. nurl li eiiM corner posl,"  tlicncesoui.il SOi'halus. ll.encn west SO chains,  tlionco north 80 chains tr.i'nco east 80 chains  to point of cominoiicemeni.  Number I.  Commencing at a posi pianlcd one mile west  of the soutli-west corner of li, S S, block 800  and marked "N. Mcl'.uchei n's .south cast corner  post," thence north KiO chains,' therrce west-10  chain", thence south WO i-liains, thenco east 10  chains to point of commencement.  Arrowhead. Nov. 8, 190J.  '  BIG BEND LUMBER CO. Ltd.  UdlO  ATOTICE is horeby given that, 30 days after  J> date, I intend to apply tp tho Htinorablo  tho Chief Commissioner of Lands und Works  for a spocial lrconso toout and curry away tim-  borfrom thofollowirrgdoscribod lands;  Commencing at a post pluutod 20 chains from  .jo wost slioro of Uprior jVrrow Lako, about  threomilos south of Nakusp, running  tlionco  east 40 chains, south 80 cliiuus, wost 40 chains,  nr.rth 1C0, pli'iins, oast 10 chains to point of  commonctr'.ont.  contuining 640 acros.moro or  loss  Diitod tho 15th day of Novombor, 10O4'  43ja6 L. a. K.IKK..  And we are leiuly for the trade..  Everythiiij: in ������������������������ .i,iu'cri<>n with  tbis hon-p is first nla������s._ . ,.Qur selecti'm "l_)y" 'iJ^!J_- '^ tbe best.  We cut every garment with a perleor "t.v'le .-i i.������l~"ii���������  .n.irilie w(,rk���������  manship gives it a beautiful finish, a joy lu the customer.  McKENZIE AVENUE,  THE TAILOR  NKXT TAYLOR BLOCK.  BLACKSMITH ,.and WHEELWRIGHT  REVELSTOKE, B, C.  bus been nppnintpd aptent for Iln- Fiiiri'hilrl Oo. of Winiiipcif. iIip John    ���������  Deere Plow Conip.inv, the iMnlini* W.-ikoii Coiii|i.uiv, mid ihe   Cnuidii  C.irriiige Coinp.iny ot Bi'Orkvillc, and vvill carry hill -lni.-k- of ciui.'is,  vviigims,  plows, ciirri.igi' furnishings and .ifri-ieiillnr.il ���������niiili/iiacriL-'nf  ~ all kinds. ' -  O'rdda placed with him will be filled with the  bc.������t el.is? of irmnii  fiictiui'h in the market.-       IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA.  Capital Authorized, $1,000,000.   Capital Puid Up, S3UOU00Q.    Host, $2.0*0,000.  Head. Office, Tokon'io, Ovtmmo.  Branchos in tho Northwost Territories, Maiiilobn, Ontario ami Quebec.  And   tho following points in   British   Columbia:    Cranbrook. Golden,  Nolsou, Rovolsloko, Trout Lako, Vancouver und Victoria.  T. R Hkbritt, Prosidont. D. R. Wii.kie, Vieo-Prosidont nnd General MnuaRor.  E. Hav, jVssistantlGouoral Mauagor.    VV. Moffat, t'lu'of Inspector.  Revelstoke Branch, B. C.���������A General Banking Business Transacted  Savings Department���������Doposits Recoived and lutorost Allowed.  Drafts sold availablo in all parts of Canada, United States nnd Europe.  Spocial attention givon to collodions. .V. E. Pim*i>s, Miiungor.  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, IS-Vj.  HEAD OFFICE, - - MONTREAL.  Wm. Molson Macphemson, Pres. S. H. Ewing, Vice-Pres.  , James Elliot, General Manager.  Capital paid up, $3,000,000  Reserve, $3,000,000  Everything in way of banking business transacted without unnecessary* delay. '  Interest credited twice a year at current rates on Savings Bank  deposits.    Revelstoke, , B. C.  W. H. FRATT, Manager,  -':< THE-KOOTENAY MAIL  .U-Vj^  ( .  PUBLISH 151)   SATURDAY. '    '     * '  r,^ '    ���������Al ���������  ,' '     ,     REVELSTOKE. B.C.;  S2.00   Per    Annum  ���������Subscription  AljVEUTISINO     li.A'1'KS     on     application  (Jlianges in standing ailveiliseinenls must  be nl by'J a. in. Womiosdiiy nfe.u-h ivook lo  scour" good display.   Standing nil vert isiug  matter will be.changed I vvicruinonih witli-  ' oui    i"clia    charge    ' Kor  nunc   [ii'iuioiil  allera'iiins tiie  lime occupied   in iiiiilang  ,     humi!,vvill ho cliar-ged at usual rates.  JOU I'lllNTiXC pi'oiii])tly,e\ecutcd at rcason-  '    nblo rales '���������        , i  'TERMS���������Cash.   Subscriptions payablo in fid  vance. . ���������,  OOIIHKSPONDISNCB invited on null lets of  public inleii'st. Cumiiiuiiiciitioiis lo l'.di-  lor iiiusl bu iiccoinpariiod bv , naniu of  ' wiiti'i', nut necessarily for publication, but  ns evidence of good failli.' Coricspondence  i-honld he brief. ,  Wo peciuost oui* numoi'ous renders to  favbi' us with tholp assistances In  malUntf tho KOOTENAY MAIL, tho  most valuableuclvoi'tlslnffniocUuin  "' In tho Kootonays by K-ivlns" tbo  ppol'oi'otioo whon maklnrc, Purchases ' to thoso firms who' aro  , l'OK-ular advertisers- in tho KOOTENAY MAIL.      ���������   '      ' "  have faith.in tho majority of the  people on this continent who pro-,  vide ways and means for others to  vvoi-lc, and iii the wage-earners and  their representatives, and believe  that in most cases* differences between employers,and employes will  be amicably adjusted."   '  -D"'  iM OK Iil SON, ,   '  ..   D li N T 1 S T  OVKlt  '   Oi-riui::  Ili'lVVS" DKL'i;   STOIlH.  EI  AliVKV, .MuUAR'l'liK  AND PINIvlIAAI,  ���������   iiAitiub-rii-nsbsor.ioiTons, is'i'C. ,  OKH"iw:t.: , JIoi.w.va   Hank   Block,   Ki:vi.i,-  '<   6'1'OKK, JI. C. .        i  Fort Steele, H. C.  .VIoney to loan.     i ���������  .Olllcct: Revel-toko. H. C.  <ti:o. S. MuC'Aifii.u,  .A. M. 1'i.n-kii.wi,      t  ,   Revclsloke. H. C.  J. A. H.vkvkv,  'r    |,*ort Steele, 11. C.  J  manning scott, b.a.  . b.    . .���������     ���������    .   :  BAUIl'l&TEn,   SOLLCITOll,  ETC.  OHN  . L. L. B.  .ITii'ol Sti't'ct.  KevelbloUe,  B.C,  EDWARD A.'HAIjGKN,     "-' ,  "    Mining Engiseek,  ���������{Mom.  .Vnieric.in  Institute Mining Engineer-)  ,    (Mem. Canadian Mining Institute.)  liEV'l'-L.S.TOKE, B. C. '  Kxaiiiinulion of, and  repoiUs on-Mineral I* o-  perlies a Specially. ',  T&bc.1tox>tena^flf>ail  SAT U K D A V,,' 1H-: O E M 13 E R   17." i!IU t  High expectations are entertain-  ed'ilnit iinbibund.ince of' coal will  be fi'iind neiir Kfndeiby, w Lert'^ n  o-ang oi explorers, areal work..      11.  ' \V. II;irvoy, of that pi.ice, la'under-  ..stootl to have ���������secured SOpO acres,  whoiecotil bed.- a re v opposed to  be  - underlying, and in.- name is n  .guarantee thai a"i borough invceti-  gatioii will be ni.ide. *    tfuch a clis-  ' covery would nieuii niticli to t'uu  Okim.igim \'allcy and it i.- hoped  that tho prot.pecior������s.el'ioi;to will he  crowned wilh succus.-.  There is, a general demand  umong &ettlci-o ib.it the present  system ot awarding public works  to political heelers should be done  away with and where possible .'all  road works should be let by contract to the lowest te-ndei who puts  ,     AN EASTERN EX AMPLE.  The Japanese, are selling the  world nn example in the way of  humane conduct of war, if humane  associations arc compatible with  tho shedding of blood. A ' gentle-1;  man who recently passed through  kevelstoke on his way to ISngliincl'  from'lho seal of war'reported the  remark able fiict'ofa Japanese army  of 50,000 men miii-ehing through a  section of Manchuria without appropriating even a bend of poultry,  nnd, Mr. Villei's," the .celebrated  English war nrti.-t, when in Victoria last, week, on his way to Eng-  landj&iiiil the Japanese'could have  taken Port ,*Arthur long since if  they wanted to, but wore only restrained from doing so to avoid  excessive,loss'of life in both .their  own army and that.of their opponents., Truly the' west,can tako  some'lessons from tbe new civilisation th'at has dawned in tbe east.  up  satisi'.ictorv   bonds   lo   do tht  troved i= di.-sraceiul and-the worst  -work   aci'Oiding   to   specification  The   large    expenditure   on   road  ,  works is pointed to as c-uitti inconsistent       with       the     bad     condition of many   of   the   roads   and  trails, antl it is  contended   lh.it on  it contract   system    such   as   lhat  suggested   the   public   would   get  xntich belter results for less money.  ing, Heels   in   American     waters,  especially as the whole burden has  devolved on the British   tax-payer,  and  Canada   has   hitherto   borne  none of it, whereas the  Australian1  "colonies, for many years,have borne  the cost   of, tbe Australian squadron.   "Canada's, place as the foremost and most responsible   section  of the'empire outside   the motherland-is  now  so thoroughly recognised at home"tbai it is   likely,not  a British tsoldier  vvill  be, loft this  side of the AtL-tritic, and  Canadian  statesmen,, having shown   they can  govern   a'nation   better   than, the  rest of tlicin, are  now   left to/face  lho 'lullost* responsibility   that can  rest with'any government,  namely  tho ' absolute .'protection   of . the  country , from  'foreign   as well as  mtornal "dissention. tJ That .the  Lauricr, government   will    hiuidle  its new responsibility wcll'/ve have  no doubt, but the people of Canada  have   to .prepare .themselves 'for  these   new   responsibilities.     The  government can 'do little without a  mandate from and support -f of  the  people/and while we shouldV'regret  to see  huge   resources" "wasted, in  riiilitary  organisations   we" rccog-,  ni'se the government must do something 'toward , providing   a   small  navy'   sullicient   -for  ' protecting  national  interests  on both   coasts  from ',locf.l  raids  and  garrisoning  the forts which command the gateways to^thc Pacific,,and   Atlantic  ga te ways' of Canada*   ,Tn the, event'  of  external' complications,   which  God grant   may ��������� never.occur, the  Imperial fleet would of course still  be available,  but  Canada has now  to face the fullest "measure  of'self  reliance and self protection.  WHERE  LIES  THE   BLAME,?  ,.      A  .     ,      (.,  : The tri-weekly winter service on the  S. & 0. branch of the C. P. R/.j'is' not  only an inconvenience to tho ssUlc.r.*-  in the valley, but a_ source of much  loss io the business men from Maui to  the southern boundary of the prov-',  ince. It is not to be wondered at that  a f-tiong and iuitiigonistic feeling has  there sprung up "against the C. P. Ii.  in thus limiting the .service to one  tr.iirr on alternatej-l.iv's," but we must  remember that the coi-j.or.'ttibn' looks  on the matter in an 'entirely businc.-s  point of view iind has a single eye on  the dividends they may be able to declare. u'hilo we do not exonerate the  railway company in this deprivation,  and think the profits, on this branch  are more than, sullicient   to   gianfc   .t  I o  daily service, wye must not lose sight  of the fact that theybire acting within  their legal rights, us under thoi^agreement with the provincial government'  they luve the privilege of giving just  such service as they may think proper  to give,  of the case is that it is! ��������� Sunn* people aie apt'"to put the  done     bv   Indian?      and ' Maine on the Federal government,  or  the P. 0. department, when tbe reason  lor this unfortunate state of afVairs  lit*, nearer home, the  Dominion   gov-  those having business interests 'at  stake. What might have, been .tolerated years ago, vvlien .settiers were few  nnd' widely scattered, will not now  satisfy the needs of'a largely increased  population. This'is.an age of progress  and'm&teiicl of putting obstacles in the  way every facility should be given, to  those who arc doing their utmost in  making this part of the province widely iind favorably known to ��������� the older  poi lions of the Doniiniwiii and lo the  wide Einpiic to which wc belong,  hot tlio' McUridc government mud  Price Ellispn, ns * representative, see  to this without delay or be prepared to  shoulder the responsibility.    ���������  .     THE LUMBER QUESTION. -  "The meeting "of lumbermen, with  the,B. C. members at Vancouver  last _ week , only- emphasised the  difliculty of tho lumber' situation.  Some lumbermen wanted a duty  on all lumber, the interior __ lumbermen only want a -'duty on rough  lumber, others -wanted reciprocity  between the States',and Canada by  which Canadian," lumber should'  havo free access into the States.  Willi so many 'complications tbe  eiuestion is therefore a-very difli-  cult'one to handle, and'tho Laurier  government vvill do well to cause  the fullc.-t'enquiry to bu'inadc into  the- best 'mean- of aiding the "in-  dti-try. The importance . of. the  in'diistrv to the provinco'is as im-  porta nt as, the, lead,' industry to  Kootonay, and no effort should be  spared _to 'securt^ for' it trial aid  which will again place* lhe .lumber,  industry in a. prosperous" condition.,'  THE GAME LAWS.  Mr. Ilawthorniliwaite M. P. P.,  aniiotines his intention of taking  steps at next session oi the legislature to make the laws for the  protection of game in the province more stringent. Wo hope he-  will and that ht'rwill'have the all-  round support of members. The  wav in which   same   is  be-ins des-  -u^mwm^immmiimjmammit^sgmman-  PO'LITICAL'  Ontario gcncrnl'elections will take  plnce Jan. -Kb or 25th.     _      ,,  There is 'intense' excitement over  the dominion election at Dawson.   ,  Tlic.l'rovinciiil Liberal Lcndcri J. A.  Miicdonnld, says the piovini-ial' legislature will meet, lii'st week in Kob.  Premier 'Molirido says his government purposes submitting to lhe legislature a scheme ,for the development  of British 'Columbia.  , Premier Mclii'jdc bus gone to Vernon  at the earliest solicitation' pf Price  Ellison, JI. P. J1.,'to straighten out the  dissatisfaction ovisting'witli^ Lhe government there. _ . ' ���������  " Thercis great indignation at Greenwood because tlio McBride govern men t  has discharged Koad .Foreman ' Find-  lay, a most cflicicnt olliccr, to * make  room for a heeler. *       >   ".  'When, the ill (hivored .Ganicy is  taken into the Conservative cnbinet'of  Ontario, the Toronto Slur suggests,his  portfolio'be that of "Mines, Undermines, and Countermines." ,  ,_ The Conservativco'piotestcdbtll-Lib-  dial scats and the' Liberals have retaliated by, protesting the .Conservative  "seats in' Manitoba.'- Several protests,  have nlsO'bci'ii Hied by Conservatives  inr Onlnriofand Quebec. In.Novja  Scotia thc'clections of Sir'F. Borden  *.u''ul II.ni   W. st. I'ioMing are protested.  Cplds  It should be'born'c iii mind'that  every cold weakens the lungs, lovv-  crs""tli'e vitality and prepares Ihe^  system for. the more serious diseases, among, which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough, Remedy  has-vvon its gieafpopularity by its  prompt cures of this most common  ailment. II aids expectoration, relieves the * lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.  Price 25c Large Size 50c,  ira lure  mainly  foreigners.       The     right-   of  Indian should be no   more  or  than those of the white  man.  the  less  ancl  Our remarks last week are al-  readv bearing fruit, and active  measures are being taken in forming a Liberal Association for  Okanagan. Preparations are neing  made to have meetings for organization in different points of the  riding, where committee1- will be  Appointed to look after each local  di.-trict. so that nothing will be left  to chance when polling day comes  round. Every Liberal should act  a= ii tbe whole responsibility of  the election rests on his own individual shoulders, and leave nothing undone in legitimately securing  all the votes possible ior the party  candidate.  tire   permit-    bilherio    cir.in'.ed   to,  ���������this  countrv  [irnraont   bavins    110   control   Over   it.  The   responsibility    rests  exclusively  foreigner? tocomu to-uus ^c-uunv ; lvkh the pi.ovinciai ^ov.crnment, and  and daughter gam.-in the name of; itis to thfirn th,u the people_ lm"st  science should he put an end to, j i00k for redress. It is the duty of the  Several parties pf American? who "member of the legislature for the  have visited the country between '.section to enquire into all the eiruun-  Arrow and Okanasan, 'Lake.- in 'stance.- and make such representations  recent year- under the- pretension j "' the,govi-rmiient at Victoria as will  thev   wanted     the     ariirrial.s     for ! Icici to the restoration ofa daily traiii.  .-H'Jntific purpose-,   u-eri their per- )Not  "'i'  ,',Ui,inc"   iin(1   Professional  ' men, but the entire inhabitants of the  i        '  , valley, numbering some tour thousand  LEARN  SHORTHAND   AT HOME  by correspondence.    10 weekly lessons  will make you perfect.  OBTAIN   HIGHER SALARY   -  Shorthand is nowadays indispensible  to   everybody.     Utilize   spare   time.  Very moderate fee.     We procuie posi  tions.'   Write for free booklet.  CcxTRAr. Coiti-nsi'oxDi'xcE College,  215, Temple Chambers, *  'Temple Avenue, London, E.C  nut for wliolc.-aio slaughter out of  sea-on. A much more stringent  law is required  for  the  souK are inconvenienced by this  re  :  l'roteetionjtr(^r.uin/<tcpjliridsilri,,y Ml.   E____.(_n_  President Wilson, of   the   Maintenance  ot   Way   Employes,   puts  the   relationship   between   capital  iind labor well when he says :   "It  the future success  of  our  country  ���������was   dependent   upon   the    labor  demagogues who  are  all   the time  ���������wanting   to   fight  capital   and the  capitalists demagogues who are all  lhe time wanting to fight labor, we  could    not   reasonably  expect  to  pmake very much   progress,   bnt I  of deer and otlier native game and f wl"lo ls ,t t,Mck iiml tllin b,;pp���������rter of  the sooner it h on the statute hook; -jlC. p^ni uilministration, should make  and strictly enforced the better. A ['a -tn-minin ull'ort to remedy this evil,  bad feature of Indian destruction If tin* pr'-ont un-.'tti-f.tctoi'y state of  of game is. that itis done frequently ,'atv.iir-i I"' .illowcd to continue the  to capture the young, and the car- j fleet..rs of okari.igun know that the  ca'^e of the parent animal waited.] bl,*f11'' .n.t.u:lic- not t.. the Federal  Tf the McBride government   would i^'.rmrnent but to the  McUrido gov  giveir-t.-ome lavv- of this character! r""^nt   'lr"*   wi������. ^   tht;ir .votCB  :,,.,,. . ,      , : !i'''",riiiiigh-nt the lirit oiiijortunity.  in-tead ot gallivanting in England.     , '    . ...       ...  ������ " , .-iincc the chiinge in the   tune  table  at the expense or the country the ��������� Jevcr#l] pU|M t0 ,jbviate the difficulty  people would appreciate it. ' ,uvr. ljWrtl ������,w���������.tC(i.   0ne is to create  ��������� -"= n stage route, on alternate! AixyA, from  A NEW RESPONSIBILITY.      I Salmon .Vrrn to Vernon, and the other  The dawn of Canada'-,   advance-1for tl,eC" ''" R" t0 n,n ft g'^li"f'i'������������f-'"  from  SicanioiM  HOI ith wards,  carrying  mail mutter only.  NOTICE.        -  '  8IXTV dajs nfiei dnl.* we 1 lie undersigned  promoters in.cnil making.ippiication to the  ( Inel" ("oiiniii���������innei" or* L.ind< and Works, lor  pcrnii'-sion to clear Salmon ("reek of obstructions and make inipiovemeuts, for the puipn-c  ot drrv ing logs (low n sinl creek, liegiuiruig at a  point near outlet of Armstrong Lake, It. C,  therrec following said cieek lo its inouili vvliere  it entei-snorth east aim of' Upper Anow Lake.  OltlMSHV ic MURPHY.  Dated thisilsl day October, liKU.  Kenton. H. ().  ii  iririimnrtTiMmrinrimairiffiiTiiiriiififnmiiffTrmirriMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ^^^^^ -v  fS,l]'JK'3'\LL'n!������E.)IJll.)])nEVT1  '  They are worse to smoke  Wc defy you to do cither  BUT THIS NEEDN'T WORRY YOU  '   So long."as we continue to^Sell Good Cigars  ' >    (,    and.Tobacco. ,  ,-      - ,    ���������  ,   ���������' YOUR XMAS TRADE  SOLICITED:   ,     ,'/  -^  Toliasciinists,.* BROWN'S   .Oonfeptiioneps  J  X\e\;elstoke (jxei^eral  ''JXrtistic\^'dVeptisii^BilpeJa^.  *���������  '���������1  OOODIXG it OIICIIAIU), Tavloii Block,'Mul-Cio.sv.ii^Ayi*:.  Rents* Collected. W^i Insurance  Accounts  P.O.Box1  705. <, Information  TIUO OJS'LY'AllTISTIC AD,VLR1\ISI.NG  I3UREAU, JN TI I li  Employment A. p;ippji.. ;.  Infnrmatinn        Dili CdU.-  ���������' 'Phone,  No. 42.  -.IjSVJ'FUIOlt  lE.mP'AjiAifum  ILis'plo.i'.u'ru in iiifoniiiug liis cii-toinoi's lli.it lie has noiv  opuiiBil   Ids  NEW JEWELRY STORE  'McKENZIE 'AVE./JNakt'lmperial Bank)  Tin'-Store I-I'ltluil rn .in Up to-Due 'in I'liur v'vitli l'"i*:tii*e- nl H i' v ���������'i ���������,'���������*,  of Llio nro-t apiii'ovcd design. Our goods are well selected and wo invito  inspection.. Cut Gins.. Hold Headed a-ino-, liolil-Mounlod Umurolliis,  A Splendid Ijine <ol lli'.iceleti. iHilvci' Sets. Cirving Sets, Kt-.li d-'ts.  . ,     ' .lteiueiriljcr llie best place lo bclccl,  Choice  Christmas Gift  IS   ALLUII'S   N'KW  .IKWKLUY .SI'ORE.  CMBHHin  ���������'���������1  Kamloops    General   Agency: X  Heal Estiite,* Mine.--, Ins-iirance, Ty|iowriters, Sewing  Machines, Rubber .Stamps, etc.*,, u     f  i  Information gladly furni.-h'ed. '   No miprcpresenta-  _.....J-  tione.   ..Our word ip ne good.'.itroui. bonelr."- -,-  ,   - .* . j j '        ,   '  , ',s V  'We lire the Provincial managers   of  the   Canadian  *   Correspondence College, of Toronto, Ont:  ���������Office  Opposite Montreal'Hotel,     KamloOpS,    B.     C.  LIST YOUR KHAL EST AT IS WITH  US. ,   '  i'  ORIENTAL HOTEL  *���������'      i  '     ���������       i ���������  ably furnished with the choicest'the market  affords. , Best Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.  'Rates $i a day.     Monthly-rate.    ''  ALBEET      STOZTSTIEL    PEOP..1'  J".  SELKIRK ��������� LODGE, NO  12.' I. O. O. F.  ' Meets ov cry TucMlaj  evening' in Selkirk  Hall nt ti o'clock.  Visitrng brethren cor  dially invited to attend.  U. fi. (SOUGH. jV.O  J. M'A'IHIE.Ski  ATOTiri.' rs HBItKMV GIVKS' thatjiu day-  LN after date I intend to apply lo the Chief  Cj'oinniis.sioucr of Lands and Works for perrius-  riion to puiuli ise 'ill) ncres of land dc'scrilied as  follovv-c��������� '  ("oiniuencirig al fi po<-t planted on lhe east  shore of Upper* Arrow- Lnkcahuul a I'uarterof  iiillu north of Half Way Creek near SI. Leon,  marked "'VV. (invvaii s soutli-vvcsl, corner post,"  thence east Id cIiiiIiim, Ltienee north 10 chains,  thi'iieii vvchl.ubont i'SI chains- lo IlieemU hhore of  H.ild lake, LheiK'i' In a south eiislerly direction  following the incmnlerliigH of laid i-li(ii'u to Ihe  point of ''niiiincnccinciil.  Iliiti'd the 7tli day of November. A. II. IWil.  WM. C10VVAN'.  I8J.il2  advance-1  Inent to a place among the nations  of the world brings with it new  and pcrioup responsibilities. The  British government have decided,  owing to the friendly relation with  the'United States, that there is no  longer any necessity for _ maintain-1'  Whether these proposal.-) w(jiil(| he  practicable or not, we arc strongly of  opinion that the resumption of a daily  train each way ��������� would....result in on  financial loss to the company, whilo it  would   be much   appreciated   by   all  USE^-vazziZ^.  ROYAL CROWN SOAP  The Best in the World  Mail iih 15 Royal Crown Soap  Wnippern, nnd in return we  will mail a beautiful Picture  Hi/.c 10x20 ; e������r for 25 Wrappers  your choice of over 100 books.  Drop tm it post card asking  for a catalogue of premiums  to be hud FKEE (or Royal  Crown Soap Wrapper-).  A.ddretM..  The Royal Soap Co.,  Vancouver, B.fC. Limited.  Kootenay Lodsre No. IDA. F, & A.M. _  ������������������     ^fb'-'-V- 'The  regular   nicot-  "  *" ing- are hold in the  Miu-onic Temple,  Jdd Follows Hall, on  the IhirdMondayin  each month at 8  p.m. Visiting brethren cordially welcomed.  C. A. PltOOUNIHI*. Skciictaiiy.  Notice of Seizure and Sale.  NOTICI*: IS IIKKKRV OIVKN' thai under  anil by vlrtiieofa WRIT OK KXKCUTJON*  to me ilhccted against llie goods and chattels  of the I'Yeuch Creek Mining Ciinpanv- and  issued out of the Supreme Court of Ilritish  Columbia. Ituvelsloke Kegislry, nr an act ion  tv'hei'eln the Imperial Hank of Canada are  plaiiilIll's and the French Creek Mining Com-  paiiy ninl otlici'Mtro dcfendiinth, I have seized  und taken in e\eeulion all tliu interest of ihe  IVi'iicli I'reek Jlinlng Company in llie following goods siluuLo on anil near French Creek,  ilig lienil Dislrlcl of West ICootenay:���������  Orre l-iiiv .Mill complete with L'l!)ln Lell'ell water  wheel liiirhlnel. capacity l'J,(KX)feet iierday.  2.IXK) feet pipe froni Siini. lo I.lin. irr diametci'.  I.V! feel pipe. I'Jin. rn diainclur.  (lire Mn. "V."  Terr KlbovVh.  Three No. (i Ginnth l.jin.'iuleth,  with  noz/.els  and dellectois.  Three I.lin. VVnler-gatcs.     ,  One I'ipe Slake. '  One Iici'rick eoinpletu with machinery andCft.  I'elton Wheel fi tons cn|iaclty|. ,  One Derrick with lift. I'elton Wheel.  Seven   hundred  and   (Ifly  thousand   feet  of  lumber.  Anil I give notice that on the lilth day of  Ileuember, liKU. at the hour of Two o'clock In  llio afternoon, iu fiont of (he Court House, at  Kovoli-lokc.H.CI WILL OFFICII FOR SALK  publicly all  the inlcrcM, of the* said   French  ("reek Mining C'oinpany in llie said good" and  chattels- to BnliHfy tlie said Writ of Kxcculion.  , Dated this nth day of December.' 1001.  a   S; K. HAMJJLY. Sheritrof North Kootenay.  Hy his Bailiir. '��������� : ',/-   ;   ���������:.,.   ������������������ -  (i'.'u7 AHTHURII/jMADDOCKS.  Corporation of the City of Revelstoke  VOTERS'LiST.1905  Tlie lollovvingaie (iiialitlcd to be entered on  the Void's'List for tlie election of Mayor and  Aldermen.  Airy male or female, being a Rritish subject,  of tlie full age of 21 years and who is :  1.���������The owners of real estate in tlio City of  thc assessed value of not less than one hundred  dollars.  L'.���������Tlie resident authorized representative of  an incorporntcdCoinpuny, which is the assessed  owner of lands or improvements in the  municipality.  .'I���������Tlie holder of a trade license, the aiiiiunl  fee. of which is not less than 3.VJI).  I���������A liousohol ler (paying a yearly rental of  not loss than JfiO.'Ki) who his paid iillmiiuicipil  rates, taves, olc, (which arc not cli.irgcablo  on lands).  Householders and trade licence holders, before being placed on tlio Voters' List, must,,  during llie month of December, make and  deliver to thef'ity Clerk tho necessary statu lory  declarations, foi ins of which can bu obtained  at the City Hall.  Resident properly owners having property  in more lhan one Ward must be placed on tbo,  list iu the Ward in which Lhey resrde.  N'oir-resident proporty owners having properly in more lhan one Ward mu.st be placed on  the list in tlio Ward in   which  lhey nave tho  highchl assessment.        , -     ,   ,       r  'llie list will close January .",Lh, IflO.l.  II. FLOYD,  City Clerk.  December 8th, WA.  Uid.'U  IMBERFOR SALE  Lumber of all kinds at reasonable  prices, Prompt delivery guaranteed.  Leave orders at Lawrence's Hardware  S.tore;  . . ,' ', ......  ".aA 'A:"A " ;- p..';.F- JULIAN, ���������������������������'������������������  32tc Greely Creek Lumber Mill. m  m  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  >-ix  m  m  ./b -  ftiH  m  w  m  l li'!''*,  f  Hi  w  w  ���������*}   *,���������  IA  tff*  I  1  1*1  r  k  BUSINESS LOCALS.  It  All'  hi  'Wi  I'!  i  fe"  !-���������  I  p  Dolls going cheap at,Maniiin<;'o.  Pipes,    Pipes,    Pipes,     BROW-V'S,  ..BROW.V'S, BKOWiN'S.'  Chribtmas Cauls  at  Canada 'Drug  Store, something nice and new.  0 i .  ,,      The Kagles' Ball will  her the event  'of the season don't miss it.',  '    t Revelstoke and   Trout   Lake   City  lots for sale.���������Apply to II. >r. Coursier.  Lots of beautiful presents for gentlemen at the Keel Cross Drug Store.  Cigar cases, souvenir bags, playing  .cards,' books of'views, tobacco pouches,1  cigar cases, Ac, at .Manning's.  Leave   your,' order   at llobsoii and'  Bell's'for  a  loaf  of sweet" bread,'tis,  simplv lovelv.  ' Bibles, prayer  and   hymn .books at  Hews1 Driii' Store.       , .,  ,i  , Pretty   iockcrs,   secretaries,   china  ,'Cabinets; buiVcts. Screens,   etc.,  at 'It.  Ifowson's-furnitu're store.  , Christmas' Cards  at  Canad.i   Drug  ' "'.Store, something nice and now.  ���������   '   ���������  C. 13. Hume it Cchciidcpiartcrs for  ,    nice   Xmas'   presents,    the     largest  ' -selection in town, everything  in  toys  ���������iind novelties.     * ,    ,f        A"    ,  (.Call(aiid sou our samples  of   tweeds  ���������Ac. and get  our price for,, that, winter  '���������suit.  , Knight   and,.. Devi ne, Tailors,  , ,, next 1<\ 0. Brown's First St. "  ��������� Just the thins for mailing  away to  '_your friends.    'Lhe Canada ,Drug Store  .has hundreds of tchni.  ' '^Messrs. Gooding nnd Orchard   have  i '-entered into partneiship as   financial,  insurance, ancl .employment agents.-  ' Remember   that   with,  every  cash  *  '.purchase of ''one  dollar   you  geAa  ���������ticket for those .handsome   prizes the  -Red Cross Drug Store is giving aivny.  a    Why bake your bread when you can  thave   it   delivered-daily   iiesh    and  , ..owect from Hiilison'and Bell ?(.''  ,   '   'J'he Cigars .1 lady bi.ys   are usually  of an inferior quality, we sell only'the  'best and,guarantee every cigar  to be  '  -good.     -Our   line of Smokers supplies  .and'  Confectionery-are   the   best   in  .-.totvn.j-      Come   audi  see'   them   ,tt  /���������"BROWNS.-"     '   , , **. , ���������  , A   lingo   assortment   of ''_ military  '3brusb.es at Bews'.    .        '        ,,'.',   r ���������-  Bronze goods in   every  style,  some  of the most beautiful, at the Rc'd Cross  ..bDrtig Store.        '       ,..    '    ,A  Call ancl see our samples   of  tweeds  .Ac', ancl get ourb piice" for chat winter  .-suit.   t Knight   ancl ' Devine, Tailpis.  next F. G. Brown's First St.  d'resents, Pre-ents.   Presents.     Tlio  ���������������choicest,bclectii'ii in  the "Kooten iy to  '-choose from. -  Come   in, and-see^for  yourself at the Canada Drug , A ' Book  :Stqre. , ���������   - ''  '   " It. H. Trueinaii's studio is now open  -in. personal  chaige 'of himself, to tho  ���������' >en(l of December.     Sittings can bo ar-  ?iiiig<*d for to suit convenience of those  requiring portraits or groups.*'  1 'Toilet, S ts. Travelling Case-. Smoking Sets'. Shaving Sets, Music Roils,  .Beautiful Mirrors and everything tise-  it'ul for Xmas gifts Liirge assortment,  sto choose from   at   Canada   Ding and  ' .Book Store.  Don't, buy trashy pipes for Xmas  /presents such ns you see in stoies  ���������where they handle them only 'at  _Xinas time, but 'go to a lirst-cla.-s  -cigar stoie where they have the west  ���������makes and will give you st.indatd  -goods that will be appreciated. ������ Wc  have the finest line of pipes and  ���������smokers supplies in the city. Come  .and see them���������"BROWX'S."  ,  Ball ' on  for  Toys at Manning's.  Don't'forget  the, Eagles'  Jan. 2nd.  , Sec Bows' 25   cent   table  g'estions. ,  Cigars   bv   the   box  iii   every size,  .shape ancl form at -'BROWX'S."  ���������      .,  _iMililaiy finishes, all kinds   at   the  Canada Drug Store.       ' '  Howson's '.stock   of   Furniture    is  simply elegant,foivXmas.1"  ,Holly and Mistletoe .at the Red  Cross Drug Store.  . Gold pons ancl pencils ac E. JI.  Allum's.  Smoker's sots of all kinds at the  R51I Cross Drug Store. '  Manning's box of chocolates sold at  *8.25. ���������    '    _  ' Jtobson and Boll have some elegant  outing apples. Try a box aiid be convinced. '- ', ' '   ,   '  Manning's sales exceed, anything in  previous years, because his prices are  iCiisoiiable..,  . ,  TAN6HE CASE.  Tanghe Gets  Heavy Damages  'at Rossland*.   ���������   '  The jury ,u Rossland in tho'case of  Tanghe vs. Morgan lendeied a verdict  in favor of , tho plaintiff, Ediv.nd  Tanghe, in the sum of -i'i,500 for false  arrest and imprisonment in , connection with the Liicky .lack. A ' 1  , E'. M. Morgan, Frank llolten, F. C.  Campbell'and John' Simpson, gave  testimony for the defence. , " L  J.'AMacdnn'ald defended. When  tlhe verdict was rendeied'Mr. Macdonald giiye notice of appeal from the  verdict. _ '    ,  all. .kinds  at the  rn il way  Last week the ICootijnmv Mail  .published 1600 copies, the largest  ���������circulation of any weekly paper in the  interior of'the piovince. There is no  ibotter medium in the. west in which  to place the advei tisements of business  houses who aie lookieg 'for profitable  -returns from their advertising than  ���������the Kootexay Mail.  Mr. Whyte. Second Vice President  ���������of the C. P. R.. says of the work which  'the Koooxnx.vv Mail is doing for this  :section ot British Columbia : '-I am  .pleased to acknowledge the enterprise  -shown by you 'in all matters  ^pertaining to the constituency you  serve." Such aro the ' tributes , the  Mail receives'almost daily.  "Three nice girls,  "See how they run,  "They all ran into Lawrence's store  They declared that ne'er in their lives  before  ilad   they seen such  Xmas presents  galore.  Those three nice girls.  Three wise men,  ���������See how they run,  1 For axes, saws and  stoves and   pans,  Hammers, nnils, carpenter's tools and  cans  To Lawrence's  hardware   store  they  ran.  These throe wise men.  Oh what joy,  Oh what bliss,  The wonderful  saving   these   people  made,  Paid their houshold expenses for half  a decade  And with anxious worries have  never  stayed.  Those three wise men.  Fresh Cut Berried Holly,  Mistletoe, Cut Flowers, Fern Fronds  jit Henry's Nurseries. 3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver, 13. C.  Miiitaiv Brushes,  Canada'Drug Store.  Caclburys ' chocolates in every  variety for ��������� Xmas fr presents at  ���������;BRO\\;N'S."       ''" "  , '    ,  The Red Cross Drug'Stord has just  opened, a beautiful lot of Genuine  French Stag rIorh Xmas presents.'  Good selection of the famous Dorcas'  thimble in silver and gold, lined with  steel at E.iM. Allum's. *���������   -  Go to   J.   Guy Barber's   nnd "get a  I Christmas   present 'for   your     wife  Clocks,'S-day*t.       -      '   -  -Those Bear. Brand eggs are' all yOu  can wish for. A test .will convince  you.    Hobson,and Bell have them  .Just the'thing for mailing'away to  your friends, the Canada Drug Store  has hu nd rods of them. ,  Read C. B. Hume & Co's long list!  of holiday pies'cnts 'oh liist,' page of  this issue.    Xmas i.s coming.  What People Say���������That the '-finest  display of Xm.is piesonts are to be  1611 ncl at the'.Red Cr'osss Drug Stoie.'  , "Have you selected "your Xmas present yet, ii not,'come along at once  and wc vvill hold it for you. John E.  Wood. *      *     >'  Flowers and' vegetables''afl .winter'  carnations, chrysanthemums, lettuce'  and watorcicss. Floral - designs a  specialty',���������J. Mali:y, F.orist. ,"  ATho newest*'line Austrian'court,  boxes���������-or.k wood���������h'r.i&sSnnunted���������at  Bows' Ding Store. '  Visitors'to Revelstoke will Iind it f  their aclvniitiii-e to stop at the,Central  Hotel     Fieo bus to and from1-'  stations to meet .ill trains.  1    i' ** - ,  '   IT  A. Brown has built   up ' n    pio-  giessive- business at the Union Cigar  factory. the "Union" ' nr.cl "Spppi'il"  brands being principally in demand. "  Toilet Sets, Travelling C,ises,"Siiiok-  ing-Sets,'Shaving'- Sots, Music Rolls,"  Beautiful Minors antl everything .useful for Xmas gifts. Large assortment  to choose from at Canada Ding arid  Book Store.   '       ^v^v^���������---"-"-'  Manning's $10 box of chocolates is  now reduced to $8 '  If you wish your Xmas cake made  and decorated in style call and examine our Mr. Waters' li.indiwoik at  Hobson and Bell's.  Lownoy's. Cadbury's and Webb's  Chocolates in fancy, work baskets and  all sorts of fancy baskets and boxes at  the Bed Cross Drug Store.  Serious Accident Just Averted.  What might have been a serious  accident occurred yesterday on Mc-  Kenzie Avciius when a team belonging to Mr. Galvanized Roofing took  fright by the noise .made hy the fall in  prices at Lawrence's Hardware Store  and.bolted straight in for some shoes  that are made entirely without  leather. Come in and'sec our Christmas presents, an excellent assortment.  See our advertisement. ' '  Extraordinary Business.  We learn that the Family Herald  and Weekly Star of Montreal is this  season having an immense increase in  tbo number of new subscribers over  all previous years.' The premium picture, "The Princess at Work," is no  doubt accountable for a share of tho  increase, but the immense value of the  Family Herald itself as a great family and farm paper is every year becoming more generally known and is  adding thousands of new readers annually. Wc notice the Publishers are  calling on all old subscribers to renew  earlier than usual this season to help  them out in the Christmas rush. Tbe  dollar dailies fail to tempt the Cana  dian Public when the Family Herald  and Weekly Star with such a handsome picture can be had for the same  amount.  Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy  Absolutely Harmless.  The fault of giving children medicine  containing injurious substances, is  Bometimes more disastrous than the  dieease from which they are suffering.  Every mother should know that  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is perfectly safe for children to take. It  contains nothing harmful and for  coughs, colds and croup is unsurpassed.  For sale by all druggists.  .Send in your Orders fop the Christmas Number  ��������� "ASSESSMENT, COURT.,    '  Judge Field  held  a sitting, of   tfie  issessinc'nt court extending from'Mon-  1      '  clay to Wednesday, there  being  num-  croll's  objections   both   to   land   and  income tax valuations, the latter being  made especially by railway men, who  put in proof from the C. P. It. and got  tne,reductions claimed.'  ,   The principal land valuation "cases  were those of the American owners 6!  timber limits in the Big,Bend,' whose  lands were valued at $12,50  an   acre,  and    the  Xaknsp townsite.      In   the  former case Mr.  McCarter, ' who    appeared for  the'appellants.f said   they  would not object to.the" valuation   if  thc'govcinm'eiit would   exempt, thciii  from loyalty on their'timbei, but"'Mr.  Flavor, as assessor, replied if they  ad-,  inittcd they weie liable" for' loyalty "on  .these crown gi.inted l.inds'tlie government-would rather  have  the  royalty  than the extra tax on'the  increase  of  $5 per acre' over  last' year, 'and   he  would consent to'a' reduction   in   the  valuation' to same amount'as last year  oil' concbtion'the rights of the government to loyalty, vvoic  not. prejudiced.  The reduction was made.      , " '  ' ,- * a _  The valuation of the Xaknsp ,toyvn-  site lands was also 1 educed.  The piano purchased from you has given  splendid satisfaction. Its inusic.il tunes aie  almost as nice to-day as lhe day we got it.  I am pleased to tell you itis everytlungr\ve  could desire.   Yours ti ulv,  FKHU. W. COWAN, Oshawa.  node in Oshawa  New Scale Williams  Pianos arc 'made in  Oshawa. In Oshawa  arc many .of tHc,mo:t  ���������enthusiastic adm'rcr's,  of , the ^ New Scale  Williams _Piano.  'in the hemes of  wealth a'nd refinement,'  'in the studios cf mci' *  sicians, the  , ^_  'LJ  In reply to your enouiry, I linvc pleasure  in stating that the pi.tuo is entirely satisfactory. The design is modern ; ,the kevs  respond to nn e.isy anil hylit touch', aud the  tone is luellovv and distinct. Yours truly,  R. McI^V.UGHI,lN, Oshawa.  l'.olc'j   f-Et   p'aCC.  (Tlio people cf Oc>awa  ��������� have every rpportun :y to I now  tlie Wil'.'ams Tlicy r*e.y  visit l!-c factory, ice il-.c pianos  at evc-y Eta;c cf their construction, watch iKc workniAn-  sh'p, examine r-arc.-iafc.  r ',1  !r is because rlicy cb l:now  t'-c   pc-fcction   of' il-.  Sea'  .7i!!u  ,Ncw  Piano    that  its own tovvnfoll; prefer, it to  11    1    ' v ''    '  al I others <  ���������.  Williams Piano Co."  ' f  " ,    Oshawa, Ont.  R.  ' - i-j.Cja.i���������*<. .--r.L,; r C^gSSgjj^,'  _s/Write-Williams ,Piano Co.,' lAd., Oshawa, for copies of .illustrated* booklets  on the lristoiy ancl construction of a Piano, or calhat the-local warcrooms    .  LEWIS    BROiS;,,   Revelstoke  %     GRIP AND-PASSWORD.     .  "l. O.' F.���������Oil Monday Court Mount  _Beghie. I. O. F'.'elecrccl the following  ollicers for the ensuing lerni : . -  ,P. C.'lt.���������IJ. it. Atkins.., <���������       ,  C.R���������13  Moscrop. ��������� -    '  >V. C.'K���������_V  Fretz. " ,-V  It.-S-rrP  Ildolev.   ',-'     -     ,  F.,3.���������I. Smith. - A"*  '   Tb���������B. F. Gnynu'.ii.   b   -      '.'"     '   ]  ������������������ O.���������S: Xeetlham.-   .-���������   J      -       , -.,  ' S. W.���������J.B.'Scott. '"      '  j. \V.���������S. McMnhdii."     ,'-     - .,     *  S. B.���������J. Ringer.  J. B.���������J.'Lonzo.   , 0 ;���������  F. O. B ���������The loc.tl aerie of Engl-s  vvill give their second anntial ball on  Monday, Jan. 2nd, and undetermined  to make it a most, successfiirafl'air. '  S. 0. E ���������At a meeting of the above  Lidge on Tuesday the folllowing ollicers were elected for the ensuing year :  Past Piesident, Bro. S. Crowle; President, Bro. T. B. .Baker; Vice-Pres.,  Bro. H. Cooke; Secy.,' Bro. T. Hart;  Trens., Bro. J. I. WoochowjChap., Bro.  ltitmsay; 1st Com.' man, Bro. H. A."  Morris; 2nd Com. man, Bro. W. Lawrence; 3rd Com. man, Bro. H. Shallow;  I. G , Bro. G. H. Long ancl Bro. S.  Needham, senr.  -  CHURCHES.  Catholic���������Midnight Mass vvill be  celebrated Christmas Eve, and,an ex-  cellent choir of ten voices is practicing special music for the occasion,  this part of the service being one of  the finest ever heard in the city.  Christmas Eve midnight mass begins  12; second mass at ,9.30; evening  service at 7.30  Mi;tuoi>ist���������The Rev. J. A. Wood,  of Salmon Arm, a former pastor of  the Revelstoke Methodist church, vvill  preach at both services in the Methodist church on Sunday.  Piu:riiiYTi:itiA.v���������Morning s.ibject:  "What the Stars once stood for."  Evening subject: "A thought that  ciime to Job."  Rev. Mr. Burgess, of Stellenton,  Pictou Co. X. S., filled St. .Andrew's  pulpit last Sunday. Mr. Burgess  takes charge of the work at Arrowhead. His services Sunday were  much appreciated.  Jas. I. Woodrow,  BUTCHER.  Retail Dealer lii-^^mnns^o  BEEP,   PORK,  MUTTON, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season.  All orders promptly filled.  REVELSTOKE,   B.   C,   audnKirnKsU-ect������  - \  IKYING' ;-;  CHRISTMAS'  ^^Gli'FXS���������^  , Is often to be dreaded on  account of ..crowded s'h 'ps  and the difficulty of de'cicl-   .  ,��������� ing upon an birticfe on the  spur of the moment. We  present to you ;i  methocl  _ of choosing-"'your  Christ   ,  'mas   Gifts satisfactorily  and leisurely in,, your "own  home ;,;uul the additional-  advantage     of    selection  '  from-' a   cily!i"--<*iock���������the  '���������larg-es t", of its k i ncl in    ,  Canada. v'  OUR  CATALOGUE  ��������� is .yniir first roqusite. 'We   .  y sen.l   it   free, to   you,   for  your' name   and address.    ���������  .Choose from  it what you  ,- think desirable,   send the  list   to   us   nnd   the   next     '  mail or express will bring' *'  the   assortment, for  }our  approval." 1  .The articles not desirable  may be returned. Persons  unknown to us should  send bank or .other satisfactory reference.  "BirKs"   quality  is   al-woyn  best quality" ,  FRESH  ,v  YVe(l\vill ship Fresh 'Dairy Butter-in Tubs or"  Bricks" for        ,,        ',  Henry BirKs and Sons  MaKers of I^irio Jewellery  , and Silverware  350 and 353 MAIN STREET  WINNIPEG  iNMIMTO  Standard lOinedy lor Gleet,  Gonorrhtea and Runnings  f uirvy I  IN 48 HOURS.    Cures Kid- inilUI j  ncy and Bladder Troubles.  GOOD GOODS  MAKE GOOD  BUSINESS  We Have Good Goods in all  Branches.  Printings and Wrappings in roll and  flat  Drup Papers  Confectioners, Grocers and Millinery  Bags  Oflice Stationery Papers, 'ruled mid  plain  Loose Leaf Account System Papers  Loose Leaf Ledger Ruled Papers  Envelopes in all sizes  Fancy Cards, Programmes, Menus  Cover Papers,        Invitation Papers t  Wedding Stationery, with priiitiii������ in  Silver or Gold  Memorial Cards  Ladies and Gents Visiting Carde, printed in latest styles  Business Caids in great variety.  The Kootenay Mail  Publishing Co. Ltd.  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ARE VERV CHOICEST QUALITY  The COWAN CO., Limited, Toronto  ni  ������4 ���������-^."71-r'M'' ������i     i-t-������*.*������.'*^������������i*  '   THE KOOTENAY MAIL  VERNON.  Dr. Iteinhard has moved his oflice  to Pound's'Block.   . ���������'  A large boiler passed through Monday consigned to Ifcdley.'  C. Ii. Fleming is advertising for a  partner in   the   sawmill   business at  SummerlancL  *     ��������� * ' ,   ji  ' "Winter litis now mobile its appearance, but the snowfall is light ancLthe  ���������wcathei, so far, is not severe.  Andrew Duncan,' caretaker of the  , cemetery, is recovering from  a  severe  attack of diphtheria.  i *  Geo. Dovlc, who was so seriously  , injuied at-Endcrby a couple ol weeks  '' ago and who was removed to the hospital here, is progressing favorably.  After his admission lie became so ill  his life vvas despaired of, but good  hopes are now entertained of his ultimate recovery.        ',     , ���������    r  A meeting in ,tlic interests of the  liocieey club-was,held Monday when  arrangements were made to' solicit  subscriptions towards expenses. .'  .Nineteen large sacks of mail mutter,  foi- Vernon came down from the north  -on Monday last.      And yet  we have  ��������� ���������only a tri-we'ekly mail.   '   '' _. ,  i   .Real estate agents report  the  tran-  ^sactions^of last \veek lis, beiiig  very  ; satisfactory, many properties changing  Jinnds at fair prices. .   This applies to  city property, as well as to ranches  in  the neighborhood.  Some cft'ort ought, to be made .to  impiove the road between Mv. Phil-  .lips's ranch and, the Coldstream hop  Jjiln. This is one of the, vilest'pieces  of road in tlie valley in winter and  there is a large amount of traffic on it.  The local camp oi the Woodmen of  the' World elected the "' following  officers for the coming year :. C. C.,'  Jj.'.l. Ball: A. L.', A. E. Best; Banker,  3. AV. Glover; Clk., J. C."Robspn, E.,  A. EVBishop;' Sentry,'w. J. Adams;  Sick Com.,  Mesd.imos   J.   F.   Moffat  iind C. C. Robson.  *   . ������" i  'Cherry Creek seitlers aie an example  tci the rest of the .valley.   . Last spring'  '"W. Mitchell wanted a   stable  put,up  and his neighbors turned out ancl put  it up for him in two days, and a good  , thudding they made too. 'Co-operation  and mutual help are  the   secrets   of  happiness and success  of life  in   the  ruial districts. d '     _   '  The   Knights   oA Pythias   at    tho  meeting on Tui'Siln-, night elected the  following nllicoi* fur llio ciin'Pnt   your.  viz:r Bro. E. C. Simmons, C. C; Bro.  A. E Bishop, V. C: Bro. O. St. C.  Jin bee, P.: Bio. K. C. Cooper, M. oi W.-.  Bio. II. G. Muller, M. of E.; Bro. A.  AYeeks, M. of I*".; Brj. A. Lcishiiuui,  K. of It. and S.: Bio. 0. Hcint/.e, SI. of  A.; Bio. M. Donaldson, I. G.; Bro. AV.  J. Jones. 0. G. _  * Chiis. B. L. Lefioy bus disposed of  his much at Swan Lake to Mr. Poison  of Stone.v mountain. Man., at a good  iieuie.     Mr.   P.   h.i.-   bought   several  was put up to say that the daily train  vvas discontinued. A\re would suggest*  that the time table that is framed aiid  hung up in the washing room needs  revising, as it has done'duty for about  ten years.    - , _ * ,  Geo. Weir and partners are making  steady progress with the coal claim  and hope by spring to have it in good  shape:. Judging by reports in various  papers, copied from the Edenograph,  one is led to believe that the location  is near.Enderby' when, as a matter of  fact, it is three _ miles , from' Mara  school house where they turn oft' from  the main road, and'-seven miles from  Enderby. It is directly back of Geo.  Weir's ranch, and wc hope' that ho  ancl his partners will reap a bountiful  harvest of black diamonds. ��������� ,    ,,       ,  ENDERBY.  James Loamy, crown timber inspector, and Alex. Iteid, .lire' inspector, of  Salmon'Ann, ..were in Enderby''this  week on official business.!    '  Robert Mathews, a prominent farmer'of^A'Jrdeii, Man.,,, accompanied  bill is niotlier and sister," are in Enderby  W an extended visit to Ii. Mathews, of  the Fashion livery.       r '���������  'The libeiitls of" Enderby are "about  to commence a series of regular 'meetings during the winter months with a  view to have things in better shape  for tlie expecte'd turn-over' in the  spring.       ' ' , '  Our local magistrates have, had  'considerable labor lately, in balancing  , the scales'of justice. Our new provincial constable is,determined to put  ii stop to some of the more familiar  forms of evil, and has alie'ady proven  himself to bo assiduous in the performance of his duties.  i  ���������Kext yeai   Enderby  will boom, for  the lumber and coal of  tlie , Spallum-  i, .  cheen will attract the attention of the  , , '    ,  world, and our wonderful agricultural  resources will receive the development  that will make the land of the Okanagan the most desinible in Canada.  -The Spallumcheen coal properties,  as development proceeds, arc exceeding  even the gieatest expectations. A  blanket vein of clean, hard coal, ton  feet thick, has already been exposed to  view. The width of the deposit is of  course yet unknown, but coal crop-  pings in the (incst looking coal forma-'  tion*. buvc been dUcowrod over nn  a re.i three 'miles in length,, and some  eight thousand acres have already boon  ciiken up und registered under the  Coal Mines act.  BIO-TABLEAUX.  Kirru'Kx visir or Tin: r.oxno.v inoscori:  CO.MI'A.N'Y'S   i:.V'lKIiTAIX.VIi:.VT.  The London Bioscope Company's  entertainment which, under the title  of "Living Canada,'" has met with  such extraordinary success in , this  country, pay.- a return visit to the  Opeia Hoii?e. commencing on Friday,  30th December for two performances,  and, in addition to an" entirely new  other paicels of land in the  city and j series of Canadian   views, vvill   be  in-  ncighboihood, among tlic.m being the  residence   of   A Icier man-Glover, and  intends moving his family here in the  cotiiso of three or four   weeks,  sc.ncitv of house.- to be had ha  eluded a number of -.abject- of a novel  and startling nrture. Tho.-e who cannot afford the luxury ui" foreign travel  to .-ee these tine views it i? the next  The j he.-t'thing to -ee theie pictures. They  kept   are not fancy picture.-but are .ill taken  many other families from   moving in j irom Hie- and  are= ������   the .=ame high  here this  but    this    is    likoJv  i clas? r.wlor a.- thoce which made such  season,   uui   wjm   is-   jjjvuj, , - ,. ,    > ,        ,  ' - j a splendid reputation here la.-t season,  soon to become a thing of the past, as [ But there ���������- .omething new this time,  active preparations aie being made for '��������� an intensely interesting departure in  the erection of a number of houses  in j this cla.������' of entertainment,    ft con-  ists uf a collection of  animated view."  the early spring.  Vernon has a reading room where  newspapers and magazine!- may, be  perused, but has no libiary. ,Tln> i-n  want keenly felt by many and thi.-  lack should'bo at once remedied, the  possession of a well selected .-toek of  books for the accommodation of our  citizen- being very de.-irahlo. Many  place.-, of .-mailer size anil of much Ics.-  impoit.ince are .-upplied with a library ancl we can see no reason why  Vernon should be be! ind in a matter  of this kind, We would ,-uggei-t that  lover," of good literature take this matter up and agitate it till the object  /sought for be attained.  ."bowing every pha<-e of the life-boat  service from the first cry of " Mho the  lifeboat'" to the final ,-cenes of rescue,  re.-n.-citation and rettrrri to land. A  " Balloon tragedy in mid-air,'" a ride  on the top of the Imperial J imited,  "Gulliver'���������> Travels," "Driven from  Home." the great London pimlomirie  "Sleeping Beauty"' in colors, *etc.,'etc,  will he features.  KOOTENAY  CURLING ASSN  Annual Meeting and Election of  Officers���������Nelson Place for  , Next Bonspiel.  <  '' Annual meeting vvas,held 'at Club,  Revelstoke, on Monday. In absence  of president, M. A. Brown,_ vice-president, called meeting to order. Ross  land was represented by,, H. B. Mc-  Kenzio, and Melson by F. Starkey.and  M. Parry, other clubs being represented  by proxy. > Application for membership was received from Nelson,  Lacrosse and. Curling,Club, making a  second club in , Nelson,", and was  accepted.    ,        , <        b  '   The treasurer's report'* slewed  balance in favor,of the'association.  It vvas resolved to notify the 'New-  York Life their challenge cup vvas at  their disposal because they had not  supported.it. ' ,'     ���������' "  , The Fit Reform'offered cup for competition, and 'it 'was accepted,_ also a  cup from Birch and Co.'which will'be  the Grand Challenge'cup and will be  ^supported by that firm.," f   ''  It vvas resolved to hold next' bonspiel  at Nelson on Jan. 23rd to28tli.-"  Tluinks were accorded those 'who  contributed prizes for last.bonspiel.'  v The fi llo'wing officers ovvere elected  for ensuing year : Patron, J. S.'C.  Fraser," "Rossland; president, P. E.  Wilson, Nelson; vice-presidents, H.7X.  Brown, Revelstoke:>T, McCosh, Ash-  croft; Dr. Boucher, Phoenix; chaplain,  Rev.- Mrb Baer, Nelson; sec-treas., A.  T. AValley,, Nelson; executive, II. B.  McKenzie, 'Rossland; J. 'A. Turner";  Nelson; M. L. Grinnnett, Sandon;,'C.'  D.'Black wood. Nelson; G. 0.' Buchanan, Kaslo; A. Crawford, Trout Lake'.' ,  A hearty vote of thanks vvas accorded the president ancl members of the  Revelsteke Curling Club for the excellent bonspiel arranged here last  sea-on and which was admitted to be  the best yet held by the Association.  TRIUMPHANT  LIBERALISM.  *, "        ..      *r ..  Prominent Conservative Talks  Horse-sense.0    . _    "  A prominent Conservative says :  "I recognise that as the result of the  lute elections the Conservative party  ii ceid for the ::e.\t ten years, and the  best we cm doois to join forces with  the Liberals to advance tho best in-  teiests of the country ancl its people.  I have this to say for the Liberals���������  they have always show.*, themselves  as a puny broad minded and generous  to their political opponents, ancl  though they feel that when our party  was in power they had nothing to  hope for or gain from us they prefer  to set us the good example of doing to  others   as   they   should   be clone by.'  .For my part then I 'am prepared to  work with the Literals and 1-'believe  it will be to the best, interest of our  party as a whole to adopt .this policy.  AV'u have even thing to gain and nothing to lose by .such a policy, ancl it" is  ono which must   commend   itself   to  'every man of patriotic instinct and  fair mind."  We uro lecciving AVeokly Shipment  Choice DAIRY Butter-  _ . . in Small Tubs  .In-t tlie tiling for Family U-e.    " ,  GROCERIES  i >���������_   Our, Stock "of Fresh Fruits is complete  in'eve'ry line.   Call antl   examine. ,  Prices and quality to suit all.    , ,  ,   /   i-   '  -, >i -       -  BakersiConfectioners  f. Mccarty.  Having been 'appointed agent-for  _ .Revelstoke for THE /  Pacific Coal Company, of Banff  '    is'iiow in a position to'supply  bCCMblA  ,-   , ���������     -i, <     .    -'   >,>��������� ���������  ."  At the following prices:  i .i     >    ,..   ������ ���������**  Coal delivered out of shed $11 per.ton  Lump Coal $10.50 per otn  Egg '     ',' : $10.50 ,:" A "  Stoye.   i"   $10.50 ,'.',.   "  Nut'���������'     "     $9.00   "    f.  As this coal is*- smokeless and particularly clean, and is'more efficient  than any"'of tlie soft coals on' the  market, it"will bo' found favorable fuel  for all domestic purposes, including  furnaces, stoves and'kitchen ranges.  For those requiring steam coal the  pea,and buckwheat sizes will be found  satisfactory and ec no'mical. Prices  will be'quoted on these small sizes on  application. . ���������      ,'   * '  Orders loft at the office of the Revelstoke Insurance Co. Ltd. .will receive  pr'ompt.attentlon.   ,<     ,'  i   ,  ,' ,F. McCARTY. Coal" Merchant,  i     -    Revelstoke, B. C.  Wm. Fleming-,  (      '    WholeMlo anil Retail       .     ;  Meat Mepehant..:  F,ish   and   Game;-in .Season,'  First St., Revelstoke. i  WouldyM  Become  like to  A High Priced Stenographer?  A'Successful Fruit Grower?  An Expert Correspondent? -  A Practical Prospector?  A Scientific Farmer ?  A Book Keeper? *  An Ad. Writer?  i  A Journalist ?  We   have' courses   in   over  100  different subjects.    Our  course  is  recognised by   leading   educators.  Write to  "���������  The Canadian Correspondence College, Ltd.  Tiliiiiliil, Out.,  ,01' to  Tm*: Ka.mlooi'S Ghxisual, Agkncy  K.'iiiil(iops���������I3. C. "'  Considerable building has been done  this fall and ad van Inge is being taken  of the fine weather to complete several  buildings now on the way.  Considerable logging is being done  in the district. Tho Rothesay Lumber Co. have a camp on D. F. Innes'  place and are also taking logs from  several more ranchers.  To show what consideration the C.  P. R. has for this dii    ict,   no notice  Cured   His   Mother   of Rheu-  -  matism.  "M motiier has been a siitl'erOr for  many years from rheumatism," ^nyu  W. If. iio ,ird of Ihit-band, Pennsylvania t time������ she w.ih unable to  move ai. all, while at all times walking was painful, f presented her with  a bottle of Chamberlain's Pain Balm  arid after a few applications she decided it vvas the most wonderful pain  reliever she had ever tried, in fact, she  is never without it now and is nt nil  times able to walk. An occasional  application of Pain Balm keeps away  the P'i:,i that (the was formerly  troub' .' ,vith." For sale by all  druggists.  In his annual report of the affairs  of the M������intenance-of-way employes  President * AVilson .points out*' the  union has made more progres's in the  pa?t two years than in the previous  five years, the membership having  doubled and the surplus funds tre'-lod.  The advances in pay secured to members are ten times'the cost of contributions to the organisation.  Brakeman Darst was crushed to  death beneath an ore train at Phoenix.  An Italian was working under the  A.-& Kb train at Revelstoke on Wednesday when it started to move out  and he filing on to an axle and was  dragged 30 yards, having a narrow  cacti pe.  ml pu-ar; al  front of  'J'lii-,iii. Ilox.  Twice 11 aiel".', am!  1122  is  the 'Phone  I.o������,!il or Loiix MjiUnce for tlio  20th Century  BusinessTrainingco.,Ltd.  The New Colli-jfe i.-i now completed, and U  Hii.ii.afj nt die corner of IJroiuI nrnl  Y.ltoH Stx., VictorlA. H.C.  Arrnnx������mcnt(  mode  for  Hoarding Cunivllan  American, and Korclgn Pupil-!.  Wlre-le-.*. & Cable Address "Prlnw.ol," Victoria.  SUBJKflTS-Shorthand Typewriting full grKxl  g; Quick  .'"iKurcj.  opening,   lu-nninu lomuiX: Nt  nap,  hnu  WOOD YARD  I have started a permanent \Vood  Yard on Third street. With mv. past  experience* T hope to be in a position  to satisfy all requirements of custom,  ers. Mill and cord wood supplied in  any lengths nt reduced prices for cash-  It. SAMSON.  Trademark.*  and Copyrights  obtained in'all countries, a  PATENTS  ��������� obtained In'all co  ROWLAND BRITTAIN,  Registered Patent Attorney  Meclinnleal Attorney und Knglnucr.  Koom '.I, Fairfield Illriek, liriinvlllo ht., near I'.O  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A  postcard  will hcciiro un evening appoint  merit for tlroso who cannot call during the day  >  '��������� " Price Responsifeilliy'*  If I  The price branded   '  on the sole of the  ' '      ' ;      " *���������'  Goodyear Welted ,.  Slater Shoe/^ by its makers,  ' ' J" r, *      j       t  is   their   (not I the   dealers)   ,:  ,"        .     ,, , ci'  'valuation, and  they  kfiow  the w.ear value put" into, the y.  Gormen g;JJ;'.-   Fo^Wo^n^  Al  f J  \  *��������� r  *' 1  I  ncaaBiHKaHaciasjru  ���������*BW  0. B. HUME & Ob., Agents,, Revelstoke,  ���������i i.  4  ���������\  i  ���������i  iA  ^1  $   HOTEL   LARDEAU   $ *  I r^ COMAPLIX   ' ^������'  Good Table <^.  rin The Best House in Town.   - -    Well Furnished  t*     Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept in Stock. f%fi  f W. HAMILTON, Proprietor.        -     f",  <f? .     '   ' r ������      - - SH*'     ,  <^f^<^<^<^r^<^r!!k^<^'^<^<^<f!>$^ '  an  sens  COMAPLIX  CHIEF YOUNG,    -.      -,     -     Proprietor.  Best brands of Wines, Liquors, and Cigars.    -  Travellers to Fish Creek will find excellent accommodation!  at this Hotel. '   .  REAL*. ESTATE.  LOANS.  INSURANCE.  TO INVEST!)  Irpev/ritlng  malfca) iIernor>- MethoJlH; Koolclfefplng. Q'u  at, Klgurc-f.  Spelling,  Iti-iwilng [proofj; Siiwh-  .riper Work; Lltho ^nd l^:ltr:rpri:in Printing;  "lgravln^; illnrttrnting; Correction* .ind PimUt  and  SciH*or*������   Work; f'enr/inmihlp; Mcorni'tr   -y-t  -.   ,   - ��������� ......   Elooiitfon;   KngllHli,  l:cportlfig;AiJvfirtlHlrig;A(l-wrltlng; Dom, Uiw  for Clerks and .SlJjnojfraph'iM; (Jfvll Service;  Ooograoliy;   Ijingti,-ige-(!  'Ing; ���������  irkrf and MlJjnogr  . _..  Hanking; Stwikn and HharcH; U'rokering; frriur  aneo; Bii/ing&Sulling; >:iectrlclty;TeIegraphyr  Navigation; Antronorny.  t'OHtal pupllrt, all parU.  VrCTOrtlA���������All day, private tuition  Kvcnlng, 7 toOo'olook,  VANCOt; VKH��������� KeoTllock for Shorthand,  Typing and Knriulrani.  Pf-KCTV S. .SrlAICKHr-KAKB,  30th Nov.. 1004. Socy.  The iMiiitcr .Mechanich I'iii-o Tar Honp Iroaln  and KofteriH the nkin, while promptly elcuiiHlrig  It of grease, oil, rum, ete Invaliiahlo for rue  chanicH, farrnerH, HpnrtKrrien. Krco Hampleof  receiptor 2o. for poHlngo. Albert Toilet Soap  (Jo., mftriiifuctitroni, Alontranl.    i  To Trappers  " - f     ���������     *   i  Raw Purs Bought  Cash Prices Paid  Exporter of Furs.  Revelstoke is today the Premier "City (of  the West for conservative investors who  demand   absolute   security   ancl   a    good  chance of increasing values   With an, ever increasing population of  people who live in and help build up their  'own city; with, its natural resources of  mineral, timber, and agricultural lands;  with its unrivalled, geographical position,  and the ultimate railway centre of British  Columbia, Revelstoke is undoubtedly the  " HUB " of the Interior and the Best City  in the Province for the  Investor  or Plonie  Seeker   We have unexceptional facilities for as-'  sisting you if you desire information that  will induce you to settle or invest in  this  enterprising city   We are sole agents for the Revelstoke  Land Company, who own the greater and  choicest of the business and residential part  of the city and have always a number of  first-class industrial and real estate investments that wtll pay you to investigate.  Insurance Agency,  Limited.  REAL ESTATE.  LOANS.  INSURANCE. THE'KOOTEFAY MAIL  /  ?&  S  i���������,  ('  f  THE OUTLOOK.  Some  Profitable   Pursuits for  the Farmer.  ��������� There are certain branches of farming that .cannot, well  be' overdone ' in  -the Okanagan valley and,'it is to these  ���������, -that the farmers would  do   well   to  -devote their attention. More attention  -should be given to   , ,a  ' (  ft OAIllYING.  Butter maintains a high price year  in aud ycar.out, and  the' w.iy 40  got  ,  'the best results from it'U by co-operative dairying in the'form of creameries.  The creamery .it Armstrong has, been  successfully conducted and has been a,  groat boon to that section.  The larger  ,the creamery the more economically  ii! can be conducted, ancl the manago-  -incnt has the'' bettor opportunity to  ���������turn out a first class article, sell hi the  '   best markets and secure the  best  re-  ' .turns to tho farmers supplying it, and  t-ito those  investors   who   put   up the  -necessary capital.  With the extent of land suitable for  '���������dairying  north and'south  of it  the  ' .Armstrong   creamery should   be  ton  ��������� ^imes its present si/.c.   'Of course local  -���������-jealousies have' to  bo taken, mtb ac-  .'.coiint,    and   'the   bad; winter   train  ' :scrvicc,   which   practically  limits the  -���������operations of the creamery to summer  months, instead of nil the year lound,  ..-as it should be; for it is in the  winter  butter market the most money exists.  Tf A'ernon dairymen "did   not care  to  , '.send their milk  to  Armstrong,  there  'sshould be room for another creamery  in Arernon. - ��������� >  At Kelowna,thero' should' be  100m  .for a creamery, and on the subdivision  !���������'.01 the Ellis estate'there should  be-*a  -.splendid     openingy for    another   at  JPentictou.    I - r  There is no finer daiiying' country  Manitoba and the Northwest can  find  a beautiful place in wh'ich ,to' make,  their homes and enjoy ���������the 'fruits of  their labors, and the present  activity iu settlement represents "only  a fractional pint, of the 'annual" progress yet in store for the-Okanagan  valley.    *   ..     .'   ,  " -jn 'Canada than Lumby, with   its rich  -.-and extensive meadows and hay lands.  bAcicamery company has been  org.m-  biscd there with Mr. Gillespie as' presi-  "  "dent, Mr.'Quinel vice-president. Messrs.  ,  rSwift, Butters and Norris.(sec.-trc.is.)  -'.sis directors.   A guarantee of 297 cows  -was seen icd. t This creamery "should  1   -sjcrve the countiy between Mabel Lake  ���������'���������a.nd Cherry Cieek. and if the  sottleis  ,  "would give the movement their hc.irty  , ^to-opcration it could be  made a   big  '���������^success.      The- OoMstieam 'meaiiows  ''  -and Bassert ranches alone couldWpply  '   -enough fmilk   to   keep  the crcaine-y  running.        ' r  'gixsi:n'C 'ccltuke .-'  ' -k>i which we published full particulais  'in,a recent issue  is   well 'worth   in-  -vestigatingb''  TOKACC0     " I  ' ..can be made a'big success at Kclowna,  -wheie    extensive   .experiments   of   a  {' successful character have been made  -with this crop ' and perhaps other  -parts'of the valley may also suit this  ���������crop.     ' .  *-    FKU1T   GROWING  is becoming the main industry of  the  ,  .small farmer in the Okanagan  valley.  ��������� iibut the market for the small  fiuita is  limited, and in   01'der   to  att'oid   the  -utmost scope  for  the  industry,   preserving   works  are   lequired.     Such  works are in any case a  rcqusite   for  ��������� the   fruit   grower,   as   if ��������� they   weio  established   they   would   enable   tlie  fruitgrower to  ship out  prime fiuit  and comniand  the  best  price,   whilo  J the  lower   grades,   instead   of   being  practically waned as at present, could  ' 'he used   for  drying   and   preserving.  i-Steps should  theicforc   bo   taken to  -reopen the woi ks built at  A'ernon for  this purpose some years ago, and with  the   co-operation   of the Coldstream  ��������� estate ancl otlier large growers there is  ���������no reason why this industry should  mot   be   successfully    operated    next  1  ��������� summer. ,  At * Kclowna arrangements have  ���������been made to start a preserving fac-  -tory as soon as the necessary fruit is  available, ancl J. M. Robinson Inn  already arranged for the necessary  capital for establishing a similar in-  "dustrya't Siiinmcrliind. With these  .preserving factories the fruit growers  through the valley will be placed in  .an independent position so far as the  market is concerned, a*- they will thus  ihe enabled to utilise their whole crop  >to advantage. For the larger fruits  'there is at picscnt an unlimited niar-  iket, and for apples the British and  .Australian markets arc open for the  ���������surplus.  ' Truck farming is liable to bo ovei-  .<lone without these preserving  works,  but with them   whatever  fresh   vegetables do not Iind a ready market  can  Jbe turned over to the cunning ostab-  llishments.  nous    *    ���������form one of the staple  farm   products  of the valley now, and always will.  AVhcre dairying, mixed fanning 'and  fruit growing are carried on there is  always ii lot of waste food'which they  will use profitably, and theie is always  a first class market for- hogs. P. Burns  and Company bay immense quantities of hogs in this valley each year,  and the pork-packing industry established by Mr. Knight at Vernon has  been a splendid thing-for the valley.  Mr. Knight turns out a (product that  ,vvill rank with anything in the iriar-  kot.and by .establishing"^ local market  for the farmer; and'.at thei same time  ,an important local industry ,he has  been proving a benefactor to this  section of the counliy and doing much  to promote its development. ���������  noi' cinowi.va ,  ,is'another industry that might bepur-  suecLwith advantage. The experience  of the Coldstream estale'has been verv  "���������atisfactorv. The crop is one which,  properly handled, brings big return'*.  In grain growing ,     ..  wiii:at ami iiakiji:y ' -  will always bo staple products for  whicii a first class market may bo depended on. 'TliO'barlcy grown in the  valley''takes first rank for-' malting  purposes.".       - ,  In a section, of country whore -so  many products can ���������be profitably  raised from the soil,'whero'f capital, is  flowing in to develop the country,  where tlie climate and soil'arc of tho  best, ancl whore natuio has dealt out  her good things with a lavish hand,  there is bound to bo a great and abiding prosperity, and while some people  hold up their haiicls-in lioly horror at  the high prices paid ifor land in the  valley, those who knovv.it best" iind see  its progress recognise that here is the  California of Canada, where those "who  havo borne the heat and burden of the  day in the trying climates of the,, cast,  EST.   1877  W^^ms^m^m  Hmrnmmntmmm)it6BmEaB3EU&  WiliiiMMWiWtt^SIb  ^SHtpM-J'--  ^^fslESbOTA  Jt^jffc&e&jNbb:  " VICT ;cTR 1ATB5. C.  ,    t The very la Lost iu Diuiugroom FurnUhmtf-i      * ' '/  '* "waiT-cis:,' olA-TJiiriD^onsrs  in dead Black,finish, $2.50 each; with Copper bands, $3.00 each.  ' .Macbeth" Caulllrons $L7o each]  *��������� Nelson" Cauldrons, ifO.OiJ^each.  '  '     ������"':"..',    ���������'������������������=������������������- -  .'   For Your Drawing Room <  Witch Cauldrons in all brass'or copper arc very pleasing. ���������.f* 12 each.  ' We always have a .Choice'Selection in Hearth  Furnishings  (-'    '*- ''..     ',*.'   , ."A .- - .. 1!'   ,.'   ..    ., ,  IgS  ' llltialratloiis mailed free  Cor respond once rsfilicite 1.  -,,   ���������' "-The Wheat Crop. ;  i        j ' '  ..'Complaints aie niadc ' by wheat-  growers in the Okanagan valley that  the prices paid for'who.tt by" the  local  '.i,illn tvro- ,iot     f..i������. J.t o .',-������,-,, n |it, \>f\r\   -'vvilli  outside quotations. .The farmers con-  'sidcr that, with the saving of freight  paid on imported wheat, they ought to  get a better price for the locally grown  article. ��������� r  r-  On the other hand the millers complain of the quality of locally "'grown  wheat, but the men most experienced  in handling the ciop giown hero dc:  cl.nc that, wheie the quality  inferior, it is not the fault of "-the  climate or soil but is clue to the fact  that the seed is, not changed so frequently as it should bo, the same  ground being seeded year after year  from grain already grown on it, with  the lesulting deterioration in quality.  They point out that on- the Stepney  ranch''and otlier places where proper-  changes of see I have been made the  quality of tho wheat raised is as good  as it ever-was.  B.   EDDY'S  '  -KING EDWARD,!'1000-  -    "HEADLIGHT,' 500-1  '" E AG LE." 100s and 200-  "AMOTOR1A."  "LITTLE  COMET."        _   ',  FOR "SALE   EVERYWHERE  ' i  > ~ -o  "'   ���������  Are the Best that can be. bought.  ���������Dpn't experiment with .oilici   .-in*.]  iniunwi  USE   EDDIT'S   ,  THE  KOOTENAY   MAIL  t     i*      f     ' (  ILLUSTRATED  r.ft  ^-'..> i  ba'l  : .-f  i'~i>, i  tys-'A  MLaV I  9 0 4  is now in liand.;  , i  *      !  lion. R. G Tatlow is back ' from  England where ho ni'i.iugccl for the  organization of two large manufactur  ing companies to operate in B. C.  New Scale AVilllams Fiano's Tone  Powerful and Rich  Crystal Brown, a young Toronto  tenor, who, has risen to a top position  in musical ranks, and is now leader of  one of the largest city choirs in Erie,  Pa., paid a visit to the Toronto Exhibition and called at the exhibit of tbe  Williams Piano Company, Limited,  of Oshawa. After examining the New-  Scale AVilliauis Piano, he expressed  his opinion of it in the following  words : " I was surprised to find such  beautiful quality of tone, so wonderfully powerful, aud of such rich sustaining quality. II is equal to any  piano I have ever tried. I was particularly pleased with its elastic touch,  and the ease with whicii the tone lends  itself to the wishes of the performer.  I think the New Scale Williams is  equal, if not superior, to any American  make of piauo."  Sole Local Agents: Lewis Bros., Revelstoke, B. C.     '  Quotation- -ubuiittetl tor Inse.tcd Tooth, Shingle or other  Solid rT;;"^v^'i;;T  md      1   kind-.of  .'(Mi.iii- work.    Millmeii^VHrvvvher.* aii'Si'iu   tin us    *'������'l> '���������'.'  Cinll.itL'-.' ONli  iii-tl.    HOE BITS AND SHANKS  in  all s.z,s  knpi  in  slOl'k .tl lnWl-'-l I'.llt'!.  . -  HENRY'S NORSERIES  3010 Westminster   Road  and  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B. Paget, Prop.  Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage,  etc., to any part of the City.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken.  TELEPHONE  NO. 7.  ���������-100,000 Bulbs  In stock   from   Holland, France  Japan. "  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental  Trees!  Rhododendrons, Roses,  Greenhouse and Hardy Plants  for fall planting.  Home-Grown unci Imported  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds  always in stock in season.-  FERTILIZERS.  Bee Hives and Supplies.  Greenhouse full of Plants, Cut Flowers,  Floral AVork.  Catalogue free, or call and examine  stock.  VIOTICI'* IS HEREBY GIVEN' tli.it 30 d.ij���������*  -N nfier dale I intend lo apply to tlio Cliiet  Coriinn-'-ioiier- of LaiaK and ^V orl.<- for .i  srecr.-il licen-o to cut and t.inT nvv.iy timber  frnni -tlio following described land- in tao  ICooterr.i.v di-l r id:  Number Ore.  Commenciiie ���������'" a l10**1^ mai'-ed "*vl. Jlyatt-  S E. corner post No. I," .'nd pi.uited at n point  rn the houth bftiilcof Coliiinl.i.i, about nine  mile- below Smpn-c H.iinils. thence v\c-l 11;  cliaiu-. tlionce north 10 chain-, thence uii-t Hi"  chains, tliencc -oath 10 chains to the place ol  commencement..  Number 1 wo.  Commencing at   po-t   maiked    .M.  Hyatt-  N". K. coi ncr po-t No. 2." an(   planted  be-ido  No. 1   as  above  described,   tlionce  south     >  chain-, thence west in chain-, thence north liii)  cliaiu-.   thence  en-t W chain-, lo the place  of  commencement.           Number Tin ee.  CoinmciiciiiK at a po-t marked JI.  Hvatfs N*. E. eoi'iier tio-t N'o. H." and p anted  im*lf mile we-t fiom No. 2, Ihei.ce south Ml  chain-, theiice we-t JO clianih. thence no-'tli idO  chains, thence ea-t 10 cli.iins lo plnce or commencement.  Number I'onr.  OornmpiieiiiK at a po-t marked "M. Hyatt s  N". K. cor ncr po-t No. I," anil planted half mile  en.-t from No.'.', Ihonccoutli MX) chain-, thenco  we-t 10 chains, thence norlh KiOciiiiin-, Ihcnce  ea-t 10 chain-, lo place of commencement.  Number l'"rve.  Clomniencingat ft po-l inarliod "M. Hyalt*-  N* K comer lio-t N'o.'). and plunted linlf mile  ea-t from "No. I, tlienee south Kill cut Us  thence we-t 10 chain*, llience north IWlchalim  thence cast 10 chain-to place of commencement.  Dated Dec. 6th, liKU. ��������� ,,,,���������.���������  M. J. HENRY,  Vancouver, B. C.  Brick for Sale.  The undersigned have just burned a  kiln of 500,000, brick, of first class  quality. For price aud information  apply to C. B. Hume & Co.  -VTOTIOE 18 HEKKHY GIVEN Hint thirty  J\ days after date I intend to amily to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Vv orks for- a  special license to cut and carry awav timber  fiom the following described lands in ICootonny  district :���������. . . ,    ,    ��������� ,.r���������,  CommencInK at a post marked Win.  Go wan V N. W. corner post," planted on bia/cil  line 52 chains west from reterence post orr vveht  bank.of Pmgdton.Creek about two miles above  weet branch, thenco south 4(1 chains.' hence  east 160 chains, thence north JO chaiiw, thenco  ���������west 160 chains lo place of commencement.  Hated October 28th, 1001.    WM_ Q0WAN#  12312  THIS SPECIAL EDITION  i, *,.  t,,AVILL BE PRINTED ON/TONED "BOOK PAPER  ' WITH  TINTED* CO-VEu'lN SPECIAL'iNKS. IT  ;i   WILL CONTAIN  - Christmas* stories and   sketches;  Des-  criptiA'e   Write-up   'of     Spallumcheen,".  . Okanagan,Similka'meen, Kamloops, East '  , and'West   Kootenay,  Cariboo,'Bound!.  - ary; .the   Mines, .Mills,-.anirl   Smelters;  Lumber .and 'Shingle l*1 Mills';  'Stock.  Ranches; Farms and-Orchards ;  Lakes  , and- Rivers; 'Mountains   and Glaciers;  ,   Hot Springs and Sanitariums;, Railways  aul] _ Steamers ; ,,'Tourist , Resorts'   and" -<  Sporting ,Trips';, Holiday,   Nooks  and,  , Pastimes ;   Cites* and , Towns ;   Public  ttjiilrlimj.q :    Churches'J'an'd   -Schools; -  Stores'and   Hotels ;', Ulergy;  Teachers-'  * cind-Public Men;. R;u'i way. and Steamboat..  Officers ;     Bankers    and     Merchants ;  Leading.   Men    in ,  Finance,    Mining,  Commerceiand Industry '.  *  ' i  HANDSOME  COLORED  PICTURE  (Suitable for framing)  " CHRISTMAS   .MORNING "  "Will be presented with this special edition.  Copies Will be put up in pulp board wrappers suitable'foi mailing.  '   PRICE      5Q   * CEE"TS.  Sevei.il Thousand Copies will be printed.    ,  Orders now received for Advertising vand Extra Copies.  LITERARY AND PHOTOGRAPHIC CONTRIBUTIONS  AUI5 INVITHD.  Local Story or Sketch  Limited to 3,000 words  Photographs by Amateurs  Are offered as follows :  First Prize $25.00  Second Prize $10.00  First Prize $5.00  Second Prize $2.50  Essays or Sketches by Pupils       First Prize $10.00  attending the Public Schools     Second Prize $5.00  These Competitions arc open to residenU of lirilish Columbia east  of tho Cascade Range. Contributions shall he lhe properly of the*  donors of the prizes. Entries must be received at the ollice of the  undersigned by Oclohcrj dOlli] piox. Kuch entry-should have a motto  attached, with the name and address of the contributor wrillen on the  following foi in and enclosed in a sealed envelope: ���������  Entry for   Bu   Address '.   KOOTENAY  MAIL  Revelstoke, B. O.  a    t',"j  HE  STftJ i  ������..TtiK I  i  j-'i.  '   r- ri>' L  '"m  M"l  lf������Vl  "M'-i  CfUl  Pi  \~* -I  ���������\B\  ��������� I"* I  ��������� Js������,|  - &teg\  ' -.'"'IJ--I  ' $& I  m  ���������)i-\  *\\  AU  i''  m  Pit  N  p\  m  r  !.'. ,  I--  y  '���������"i\  '    *i    '! I *  fl  "', If you'-think you  would like  'to,start'  C wH2    '.._  .; TAKING   PHOTOGRAPHS  '��������� '   ��������� ,.-'���������'*  ' just ciill and see th'e .variety of  '���������-AND   /    '   :  CAMERAS  CANADA D^R U G &  BOOK CO. a  Tlicy kcepi all -the   necessary  supplies ancl chemicals.    "'  ,��������� Call, or send a post card for  ���������Catalogue.  Local and General.  P    '��������� r      'A, "���������' ~i ' ���������      L       a  Minneapolis has been visited hy a  laige fire..      ' A '   ��������� ' ��������� *   *'  The.bar room of the Oriental  liotol  ��������� was,broken into last night and  about  ' '. $80 stolen.       '.     .  '  -J. .1. AVootlliind was the   winner  of  ->. the chair covers and drapes rallied b}  Miss Storust.   ' .   - ��������� <       ���������    '  A scveieeii'rthqcrake was experienced  at Ili.ney Wednesday, windows   being  ��������� ��������� broken and other damage done.  , j .  ���������'* '   The   in'ichmists], have   opened  an  excellent .reading  and  club room in  i     the Samson block on Second St.  ,' f i  .J.'T. Pollock,   headmaster   of   the  school at Liidiier, has,been appointed  ,t assistant master of Reveistokc school.  Constable 'Field   .Volland,   of 150-  JUile House, is appointed chief license-  inspector for 150-Mile House District  On Monday a Jap  was   brought  in  from  AVigwam,  where  he   had   been  badly crushed hy a falling  tioe.     He  'died at the hospital,  ,i , - * ��������� -     ,  ,Nevvs was received in town this week  . of an important strike of gold   in" the  : gravels/of Fiench cicek on the claims  "A,',E. Bradloyris VoiJcing.  '   X   .   ���������-���������������������������'   *  I"    II..O   UCCH    UlVllglH  Ult-O  li'lC"  hosp lal sutVering from a fractured  j,iw sii.-tiiincd iit. Golden by'a plank,  striking him on the f.ice.  A wi'p-ilinp 111 .i toll takes "placo  Tlulisday between ex-champion I).  'lAIcLeod, of Jvtinninip, and .I.D.'McLennan, of IicveUtoko, amateur  champion'of B. C.  W'iii. AV. Poster, of Kevelstoke, j.-  appointed commissioner for taking  flllidavits in the Supieme Coutt foi  the purpo-e of acting under the "Pio  vinciiil Election Act."  A man named Levosque was sent to  gaol by 11. Goidon , J-l-P. for two  months for assa'ulting a woman in the  lower town, and dure men were* also  sent up for varying terms for vagrancy.  The footbridge nvei the Columbia  at the railway bridge lias been com-,  pleted and the government are1 now  putting in the approaches. Tl'.r-  bridge will' prove a great public  convenience. * '  At the high school examination.-  this week three pupils presented them-  ,To the people of rteveli-tuke.that the  Red Cross \)xw������ Store ha-" the Finest  Di.-piay    of    Chri-tmas    Pres-entu   in  No exception, and at prices that can't  be beaten. We cannot toll you all wc  have in stock���������it would take up too  rnuch of the paper���������but call and see.  You won't he .-orry.  ALSO  With every One Dollar Cash  Purcha.sc  j-ou get A  Coupon for those beautiful  PRIZES  shown in the window.  RED CROSS  DRUG STORE  CHAS. J. QUINAN; Manager.  selves���������Winnie IMcTtufy of Revelstoke',  Ida llarbell and Ethel Smith; 'of Salmon Arm. Rev. C. A. Procunicr  conducted the examination's.  gDon't miss hcaring-lOO,children in  the Grand Cantata at opera' house  Dec. 20.      ' ���������     '   :  The ling drill given by 1(5 girls at  the clo.-c of the Grand Cantata 'Dec.  20 will be ono of the prettiest events  of the season.' ������ ,  A case was'heard by F. Fraser, S.  M., hist evening in' which a bridgeinan  'nilmod Gillies was charged ,with it  siiiiltiiig'iuiotlior n aniccl Do war on the  Columbia river bridge. Defendant was  ordered to'pay the medical  and "other  COSts. ' ,  British Columbia has one telephone  for every 33 of'her'population; as  against G5 for the ,wholo of Canada.  Nelson hiio n telephone for 15 of  population. The telephone'system  should be more extensively used in  Rcyolstoke.    "   ' *      < f' ���������  A largo . number of parents and  friends of., the -pupils attended tbo  closing exercises;at ���������thc city school  yestoiday. Some of the children were  dressed'in character'and the work  creditably done, that in Miss" Grant's  room deserving special mention.  AV. G. AVatscn 'has arranged an  open-air rinkcat his .farm, east of the'  city. 'The rink will be 350 ft. long  and 125 ft. wide. Comfortable waiting rooms are being provided. An  experienced man has been engaged to  look after the rink for the season.  The rumor is revived that the C. P.  K. are about' to build a new station at  Revelstoke, but enquiries at the com-  pany's.oflice's show; the only'foundation  for the,rumor to be that fresh plans  for the_,Lproposed new station have  been again sent in on the estimates.  The licensing committee'met at St.  Leon Thursday, Messrs. Kincaid and  Johnson being tho commissioners,  present. A. Evans's application for a  license for a new liotol at'Beaton and  renewal of E. J. Kerr's license for the  Arrowhead hotel were laid over for 30  days.".,   '       ,A *   -  The Methodists may .build a new  chinch on the site which they have  purchased on Second Street instead  of moving the old building ther*-".. }f  so it will be worthy %[ ;"vfc largely  in-  ,        , , J '       r  Creasing" c6niri'tcation     which'    the  , ..J'ui.iiuirig'rs nequentiy- unable  to accommodate.  A formal meeting of F/nniehbldcrs of  tho Rcvplstoke.iiiid McCulluugh creek  Hydraulic Company was hold al G. S.  McCailev'sollicc this week. ._ The fol-  lowi'ig'diicctors Were elected for the  ensuing year:���������W. M. Brown, president. Capt. 'Morrow vice-preiideiit, G.  S. MeOarter .-ec'y.-tieas., directors,  Mes.-r--. .AI. J. O'Brien. W. W. Foster,  of Revei.-ioke. and Me--sis. Harris ancl  McCaud, of Duluth.  The following are the handicaps in  the Biliiard tournament which is be-  itri,' held at the Revelsti ke Club:���������  ���������2."jO���������H. A.Brown. 250���������T. D. Baker.  ���������250���������J. G.' Barber. 250���������T. E. L.  Taylor. 250���������A. E. Kincaid. 250���������  A. J.* McDonnell, 200���������Fred Fra=ci.  ���������200���������E. A. Bradley. 200-F. B.AVells.  20O���������Dr. Crr.sf. '200���������AV. Cowan.  2W���������J. M. Scott. 200���������John Abra-  hamso'n.X200���������B. R. Atkins. '175���������  A. E.;_ Phipp-,. 175���������F. B.Lewis.  175���������Dr. ��������� ^Sutherland. 175���������If. T.  Watt'. 175��������� S. Fhndt 175���������Thos.  Taylor. M. P. J'. 175���������Alr-x. McRae.  J75���������G. S. McCarter. 150���������W. A.  -Stuidy. 150���������Thos. Kilpatm-k. 350  ���������F. Forest, mi���������A. M. Pinkham.  100���������W. Ogilvie.  Social & Personal.  Dr. Curry spoilt a day in th<* city,  this wer-k when on Ins way east to  spend a few months,in <b"iii(n io.  A. S I-'arwell and G. .Al .sprout fire  in RevcUtokc in ronni 11 :i>n with  matters aflectini; tin* Fin well Town-  lite,  MiiS Atkinson, who l,,,.- .-pf-nt .-ome  month" with her =nr.T Mrs. It. JTy-  land, left llom'.iv fr*r ler home at  St. Mary's, Ont.  Lovers cf tin 'iL'l.t fttnt.i-jtic will  have an opportunity of a lirst-cla=!S  evenings enjoyment nt, the (lance of  Rocky Mountain Rangers ���������������. the Drill  hall on the 20th.  , MONTHLY ,  NO INTEREST  Golden uppopi  Fop the Wage-Earners  y*'������,  I  A Mai;vcllous expansion and' rapid,advnnccmen't.,of theresi    ",  dential portion of'the City of, Revelstoke has classed all property on.    '  the Smelter Townsite as gilt-edge .investments, a ncl'a, sure thing for    ,  .'investors, or hpme-seekcrs!   .Wc have received instructions from, the  owners to,place on the market, for,.a limited lime only, a number of ,  lots in the very center'of the coming residential ,,'portioiv of. the city,  and we propose to give the Avagc-earncrand small investor an uncx-*  celled opportunity for money making.       ,    .' ' *   . *    .  Our proposition is as "follows: '150 lots in.the city  limits ,and  lying" 'between      '' '     i   A' ���������c .- McKcnzic    ancl   ���������  Robsdn, Avenues, ������������������������������������������������������������ on Eighth street,  ,     ,                t- ONLY           " ,          ~, .'  each   lot   sox'ioo ,              , ., -, -   . <      . , feet.      1 his . property .will remain,-, b ^ | /Y   /YA '\on-the market at  ���������these  terms'until ^IwavfU         ' 9ec?mbe''    3������Lh'    "  1904, after which J\    '     ,   ,            P    <    ',   date all remaining   /  ��������� lots will positively '        "          9         >      A    "   ���������    be, withdrawn. rf  .  The price and ;, ,    .              -*-    .  ,  ,' terms  until   such    '  date will be as follows14:   $10 cash and, $10 monthly* payments with  '  '.-"'. * .     .       . ..     '1   *    '  ho interest.    Corner lots $50 additional.    All  applications will   be  .-.  allotted as received. j ,...-..,  A   .      "  For further particulars,and plans apply tp   "      ,'".'"' r.   *'   ' *-  Revelstoke. InsuFaheQ;  .   ; ^greney Lijnjte% b: ������������������.: f  ���������    INSURANCE- .     REAL ESTATE'   " '',' -.LOANS -. *  11 1    ��������� l (  '-'  ;  "   MOLSONS   BANK BUILDING.  rs"  4..  :\  WANTED  "O A K BR Wa NT ED���������At once.  1>    beS  Must  good at bi earl und cakes.   Apply to City Bakery, Revelstoke Ii. C.  "TTlOR SALE���������Gasoline Launc������? 2S\*7  W feet, 1 h. p. enpiin1; vvill seat 20  passenger* or carry throe, tons of  freight; price $-'W0. Apply James T.  Farmer, Arrowhead, B. C.  Gut Glass  -TTTANTED TO LET���������Rooms in the  VV     Tapping   block.    Apply   to  R'  T.ippinc;. '     GO  \TTANTED-Sever.il good 'men to  'V work around sawmill and yard  Big Bend Lumber Company. Arrowhead.  -rT7"ANTED-.Mim to drive team and  \\ make hiiusi'lf generally useful:  must be sober arid be able to read and  write: must have gooel reference. Apply bv letter to Ivocitenity Mail.  WANTF.D���������Reliable MKN in eveiy  town in C'ariiiclii to take orders  for tailor-made clothes ; permanent  employment, good commission : experience unnecessary. ��������� C L. Bouvier,  Custom Tailor, 'il Lombard SLrcet,  Toronto, Ont.  The  Best  on  Earth  XMAS GIFT  J. Guy Barber  Moscrop Bros.  For Sale.  Six horse power VViitcioiii vertical  boiler and engine, only in use a year.  Reason for selling i������ thai, we require  more power to drive our increased  plant rind for hentinj/ pnrpo.sei.  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  PUBLISHING CO , LTD,  Revelstoke.  Sanitary Plumbing, Hot  Water (<& Steam Heating.  Pipe Valve Fittings,  OPERA HOUSE  Can be clone co advantage iio  REID & YOUNG'S STORE  Come and so'.1 tho Christinas Goods on Display'whicb will make useful  _ Holiday Gifts���������A Great Xmas Chance.    ,We arc ofl'cring a lot of.  Seasonable Goods at Wholesale Prices.  Tlmrs., Fri., Sat.  . Doc. 10th, ICth, 17th.  Electric Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  Electric Fixtures tUi Put In.  Seeond Street, Revelstoke  The Great Hewett  Carnival Co.  35  PEOPLE 35  Jtequired to produce an entertainment equal in merit to the  Great JfcwottCo., "Hio," "Escaped  from Sing Sing," Louisiana Sun  Fower, Xohadoogyrd Mystery,  25c, 50c. and 75c.  Ladies' & Children's  Department  Silk Top Skirts  Silk Japanese Gowns  Silk Blouses  Silk Underskirts  Ladies.' .Tuckets  Ladies' Collins and Tins  Ladies' Fur.*.  Ladies' Fancy .Slippers  Ladies' Chatelaine Rags  Ladies' Needle Cases  Children's Mull's  Children's Toques and Tunis  Fancy Handkerchiefs  Ladies' Tea Gowns  Ladies' Kid Gloves-  Ladies' Umbrellas  Ladies' Pelts  Ladies' Fancy Combs  Ladies' Belt Sets  Children's Caliivotts  Children's Coals, Jackets  iind other goods-.  Men's and Boys' Apparel  Stylish and Drossy,  Tlie-o uro practical nnd iiaofu! koocIi that  Mori unci Boys Ciiu wear and oiijoy.  Now Overcoats >  Gloves���������All Kinds  Silk Handkerchiefs  Umbrellas  cFiincy Arests  Boys'Suits  Boys' Overcoats  Boys' Nobby Ties  Suits of Clothes  New Ties  Fancy Suspenders  iSmoking Jackets  Fancy Mufflers  Boys' Reefers  Boys' Gloves        ���������  Boys' Braces  Make your Xmas Purchases Now  whilo the stock is at its best,, Look  over the above list and do your  choosing.  Make Your Xmas Purchases Early  MILLINERY-rnmmo<' Milliuory and Ready-lo-Wonr Huts at a Grout Reduction.  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