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 ZPTXBLISIEISID   TUESDAY ^JSTJD   ^ttTJDJ^TY-.  Vol. 7���������No. 4.  REVELSTOKE. B. G, FEBRUARY 16/19Q0.  $2.00 a Year.  -gf>    -g-������    -^    -jg"    ���������    -y    -~    -5,-     ������-    ���������    -5^    --57    -������-    ~������       ^      ^,-    -y      w     -y      ^.       ������. *.^.*.<v������������r<r*'  ii.  ll"  ^1  '' Watch for our Snrinff Announcements,'  'shortly to appear in these columns. - We  are now busy stock taking and handing  out our''      ,''",  .STOCK   TAKING   BARGAINS'.  <g.���������;  r-jfb  <vf>  $  sVit)  ,***  ������^������ji.^4i*iv'tiw<i?^wiJw *i* #4^4������4y^4j<iy ^^^4*^4^^^^^  'It is now time to order your Spring Suit/ Spring;  Goods now in. We will make them up at this  time at very reasonable prices/,,.  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Roberts commands the road  to Bloemfontem and Cronje cannot  reach there. ���������    '        ;  MacCormack, chief consulting surgeon has been called to Mo'dder river  by General Roberts to-perfect plans  for the reception of-wounded.  A .Chievely , despatch   of - Tuesday,  Feb. 13th says :'  -"Buller is still hope-  'ful of relieving Ladysmitb.   The Boers  have' 2000   Kaffirs "engagedciu damming lily's river with sand bags in the  hope'of flooding out  Ladysmith' garrison.    ��������� The   Boer  head laager reports  that Botha with'  a small, force crossed-'  the Tu'gela   river to the deserted British camp and   encountered 50 lancers,  of   whom   13   were   killed, 5 wounded  and 9 captured."    '"     "'  Capetown has a 'report that the Brit  ish have evacuated Rensburg^nd retired on Arundel, (unconfirmed).  Chamberlain stated, iu',tho House of  Commons .that the Zulus would be  armed by the British in order to'resent  Boer ��������� encroachments, as the Boers  have enlisted the sympathy of' several  tribes. A^ ferocious war between,  liatives.isOooked for. "  Bfivelstokers Vietorions  (Spociitl to the r.lAi:,.)  Rosslano, Feb. 16.���������In  the hockey  tournament here last night, Reveistoke  defeated   Vernon 8 to 0.      The( boys  put  up   a   rattling game   and   are all  JMspal Pa?li8E8nt  ��������� .;   No?/ In' Session.  feeling good.  liner's Strike Settled.  (Special to tlio Maii,.) '���������  Nelson-, Feb. 16.���������It is reported  here that the .miners'strike has been,  settled. The terms of settlement have  not yet been made public, but'ibis  believed ,������.o be a compromise.   -  WEDDING   BELLS.  Mr. J. M. Scott and Miss Estella Brown  ���������  '     Made One.        '���������  n Rev. S. J. Thompson reports "that  the'anniversary of the,,Salmon,Arm  church-was largely attended and the  financial results were satisfactory.  fStu/^ ^/S/^iVSk/������/^ ^t^/^^/^/W^. '���������VB  *  Fancy and' staple groceries^  Ihe best.   Pickles'or every'  ' .   v       *  kind :- .Mixed Pickles.''Plain)  Pickles, Sweet Pickles, Pic-<  alillie, Chow Chow, Mustard-!  and' Catsup, in bottles, jars;  and in -bulk.' All of tlie^  jTurest and- best. ' Lowest<  prices on these goods.  JJBOCHHY-A-'  bUMWABB.' ;  Don't forget that our priced  on Crockery'and glassware,  are the lowest quoted ii'.C  Rvvelstcke.  HEN'S OLOIHINf}. ���������  Our stork of Men's Furnishings find clothing it, com-";  plete and wc-i can sell you an*  outfit nt very reasonable,  prices. Pants will be made*  a specialty.  orris ^ Steed;  Coursier's Old Stand,  -FJROISrT   ST.  The social event of the week^took  place Wednesday atternoon when Mi\  J. M. Scott, of the law firm of White!  G-willam &��������� Scott, was united in mar-'  n'age to Miss Margaret Estella Brown,  the ceremony being performed by Rev.1  Dr.Paget, at fet.'Peter's Chui'ch. , Previous announcement having been made,  the friends of the. young couple gathered at the church long before-the  appointed hour, and by the time the  bridal party arrived the church, was  crowded to the doors- with those  anxious to witn'ess the ceremony.  ,Afc' 2:30 o'clock the groom supported  by Mr.-'R. H. Mayne 'took ��������� up his  position, in front- oft tha u'ltar.' :A ft;'iv  minutes later ; Mrs. Brown and Mr.1  tFrank Brown entered the church followed by Miss May Bourne as min'd of  honor. Last of ail enter.ed thebr-ide  clinging,-to the arm of Mr/H. .A.  Brown. 'The bride looked charmingih  a handsome dress of white duchess  satin with veil and trimmings of-silk  chiffon, and carrying a bouquet of  roses and sniilax. The maid of honor  was becomingly dressed in pink silk,'  with white picture hat, and trimmings'  of white silk chiffon.  After the couple had been declared  man and wife according to the ritual of  the English church the party returned  to the family residence to await the-  arrival of' the west bound train- on'  which the bride and groom left for the  coast where they " will spend their  honeymoon visiting the different  cities. ��������� ,_  Amongst the bride's present, which.-  were numerous, might be mentioned  the*'presentation from the groom,  being a sunburst, of pearls and emer-,  aids: a handsome bracelet^'presented  by the. groom's mother, and a table  cover the gift of Mrs. Brown's god  mother, Mrs. Glover, of Hamilton,  Out., mother of the eminent actor R.  G.'KnowIcs.  Death of Wm. Somerville.  Kews.has just been received of the  death ah White Horse of "Billy"  Somerville who left T?evcls(,oke lust  spring for the Atlin country. Mr.  Somerville is well known here, having  been foi mcrly omploj ed as a C. P. R.  bridge carpenter. He was in charge  of (lie B. A. C.'s store house at some  copper pi operties held by the corporal ion near White Horse, and the day  before Christmas went into White  Horse with a dog team. On his return  it is supposed that he slipped off the.  sled and the team ran away. 'Three  weeks later his body was found on the  trail, ne having frozen to death. His  many friends here will be sorry to  learn of his decease.  There is an opportunity at present  for ' some one of our good, reliable,  pushing citizen-? lo secure the agency  of the Imperial Life Assurance "Company, by applying to the Provincial  Manager, J, \V. W. Stewart afc V������n-  courpf,  Ottawa, Feb'.' 10.���������The Parliamentai y  sf-ssion   is once more  under, way and  the debate on the address has been got  tid of   with a celerity' which is in delightful contrast to the dreary wa>..te,of  four weeks occupied  in  the same performance last year.    In addition to the  mover and  seconder there  were only  two   speakers   on either side and two'  sessions of the house was'aII the'time  heeded to dispose of the matter.   Both  gentlemen  who  were entrusted' with  the  task   of  starting   the debate, Mr.  Isaac   Gould!  the   late speaker's /successor in West'Ontai-io, and Mr.'Victor  [ 1    w'  Geoffiiotitthe new  member for Oham-  blev Verchercs,  acquitted   themselves  admirably, speaking briefly, eloqu'ently  and to the.point. ,  Then following'ihe  usual procedure', Sir Charles Topper as  leader-of   the  Opposition, opened the  right proper but instead of the oetho-  dox  general arraignment of <-thVgovernment,   its  policv   and   everything  connected'therewith, the worthy baronet confined  himself entirely to the  discussion of the contingents, leaving,  as lie observed, other mattersto a more  convenient season. , -       '  , cl    .. ' ,  fTHK SAME OLD STORY.        '     , "  There was .little new in his lem'arks.  We have heard it all  before in various  forms.ln the fifty-six-speeches which he  boasts of having delivered' throughout  the1 west.     Summed up in few words ,  his criticism of the government was    '  that   it had  been  too slow,  in taking  '  action in the'first place, and then having decided  that something, must be-"  .clone/it_did ������������������nofc-d'-Hrle: to  r!o nearly  enough.     He approved of what had  been done as far as i.t went, but did not   ���������  approve of the manner of doing it.    In*  the   course   of  a   three'hours speech,  vigorous as ever in its  declamation Sir  Charles   elaborated   his  oft-reiterated  and  familiar indictment; and it,ftociic  exactly one-third of that time for the    '  Premier to so effectively demolish that  indictment the, opposition declinedto  continue the discussion until they had  been able  to sleep over it and recover,  at least in some degree, their equinim-  ity.      ' - s  Dealing  first with   the charge that, ������  the government had been too slow, Sir ���������  Wilfrid pointedly   remarked  that he  could   not   understand    how   anyone ' ..  could find fault with  them for giving  the   most      careful   ���������   thought     and  consideration to a questionavhich" was  unique in  tho experience of   Canada  and of the most 'vital importance constitutionally.  LTiVDEIlRKSl'OXSIULE GOVERNMENT.  Sir Charles had charged that the,  government'-had not moved until the  unmistakable expression of public  opinion warranted' them in doing so!  "Will the honorable gentleman say;"  asked, the Premier, " that we ought to  have done otherwise? Does he contend  that we would have been justified in  spending large sums, of money for  which no provision whatever had been  mad.* by parliament, without the most  unmistakable demand by tin* people  thai, this should be done? If in; doe-., it  only'shows bow incongruous are his  ideas of responsible government. Ours "  is a government by the people, and w������  haye iio power to act in any matter '  save by the authority of the people,  either expressed in parliament, or by  the unmistakable voice of public  opinion."  The. comparison which the opposition  leader had made between the action of  the Australian colonies and that of our  government ,vas disposed of effectually by pointing out the fact that parliament was sitting in the antipodean  colonies at the time, whereas our parliament had recently adjourned without in any way anticipating the  necessity for action. When however  there could no longer be ���������,,:;,- doubt  that the war wa-> inevitable 00 time,  was lost and wilhin three weeks.- of th������  publishing of  President.  Ki uger's ulti-  (Conthiue'a on Page f.) THE KOOTENAY MAIL  3  rit  J!  pi-  I  'CCbelkootena^flDatl  VCTBL1SUE!? SIOU-WEKKLY.  8 ' ���������AT���������  KEVBIiSTOSE, B.C.,  <i     ��������� R  R. OAAll'HELl,. '   -  Pur,:.isiii:i: and PitoJT.ircJ'oir.  f.r-tincriptiOii   Price,   52.10   Per    Annum  ADVEirriSl.N'G   rtATJiS   quel       on   appli-  cilion.    '-> '  JO'i'J PlilXT.rNG of every kind at most rcason-  ahlfl rates and .shortest notice.  ACCOUNTS for job  printing  or ndverlioiiig  eayaljlc on the I'rslof every inonih.  COitllKHFOXDEXCE on all matter.-: of local  ur public iiiterc-.it invited mid carefully considered. All communications to the l-.dilor  must be accouip.uiic-d by the name of the  vv, iter, not necesvirily for publication, but,  a-, iiii evidence of jjoort faith. -  Addrc-is  'J'li!-: Kootisxay Matt,'  ,  Reveistoke, B.C.  FRIDAY, FEB. 10. I COO.  j;o:,i  letter   jiunlishea   in   our  last ihS.ie it. appears that Big Bend is  to h-f-e (iiiec-t steamboat connection  with Rovelbtoke notwithstanding the  riot.thai, the board of trade has long  been f'lu'oavorin'b; to have the terminus  at a point, above the canyon some four  miles from town. Tt was distinctly  pointed out last summer by those who  have, for years freighted on the river  wiih small boats that at such seasons  as the river could be navigated above  the canyon there would be but-little  or no' dii'lL-ulty' in making through  trips from Reveistoke, thus doing away  , with "the necetisity of a wagon , road.  Now, in view of these facts, and there,  being no assurance of the ,road being  built,' Mr. Kellie writes saying that  the party with whom he has been .corresponding in re,gaid to the, placing of  a boat 011 the river is now arranging  for tho pnreh.-.se of engines and ex-'  peels to l>e in Reveistoke about the  cud of March or ilisl.'o. Apiil to con  struct his boat.' This looks as 'if the  great dilHculty which has so, long retarded   the   development   of   the   Bi"  S| '  Bond district is at last to be overcome,  and now that, a move has been made  in this direction it should meet' with  ihe approval and encouragement of  all.    .  '      ' .,       -  Two of Hovels,! olio's well-known  citizens'ate bcin������ troubled exceedingly  with .1 lei/si.iliva bee in their bonnets.  iNpithiM- DiK' of them will be bothered  by it very lmiy,, but at the bitine time  it will probably cost, each of them 6200  as well as campaign expenses.  LABOR NOTES.  LETTER OF THANKS  To Our Citizens from Reveistoke Con-  "    tingent of Strathcona Horse.  Editor Kootljnav Mail :  The. members of St.iathcona Horse,  selected to represent Reveistoke, de>iire  through your- valuable columns to convey to the "people of Reveistoke our  heartfelt appreciation of the very gieat  kindness met with attheir hands, and  to .-insure tin m that the treatment.received, a'nd the splendid send off, will  always dwell in our memories, and  prove to be a bright and encouraging  recollection, helping us through the  many difficulties, which doubtless we  shall'encounter. At the station 'yesterday morning, it gladdened ,oiir  hear Is to see such a Iarge< turn out,  although the. pleasure of seeing so  many faces was accouipani.-d with,the  sorrow of parting. 'Our ioni'iiey down  to Calgary was erne we shall never1 forget. At Albert Canyon, the genial  agent,Mr..Edwards.and his fi'iends'hnd  prepared'for our coming, .photogiviphs  were taken, and each member was presented with a very, liberal amount'of  tobacco and cigars, and with much  wisdom and fur el bought, Mr.-Edwards  limiting no doubt that medical attendance would be scat re. provided. 11s with  potions labelled " Doctor'.-" Special,"  thus providing both doctor and uiedi-  ' cine in one.,t At every station along  'fcthe. line we were.hailed with cheers, to  all of which we-responded in a truly  western and lusty f manner, with; the  'result that ,to-day we are all very  boat-so, a net1 if- to be judged' by our  voices, the verdict would be that, we  ��������� were all suffering from a severe attack  of pneumonia.' 'We arrived at Calgary  in due c-our>e, and were conducted to  tbe Queen's Hotel, nwhere- we. shall be  billeted until our departure for Ottawa  which will probably be on Tuesday  night. One of the,, outfit, .a man  named James���������not' from Ii������velstoke���������  has been disqualified, the'balance are  going,to the.front. We, were drilling  to-day and are alt early beginning to  feel quite military. We were measured  for our uniforms. Aginn thanking-the  citizens of Reveistoke fur', tbeir kind-,  ness.    We remain. -   , 1,  Dear Sri',  Yours Faithfully,  James Gilt,,  George A. Bowers,,  '  '    '      !AU-\  SwrNiH'RX,  ��������� C. C. Hah 1:13, - ,  ' George Byre,  Ciia.s. Rennie,  1 ]?..].   JldCUIXOUGJI,  Graham Skene, "  .; H. J. Par a a.m.  Reveistoke   Contingent   Strathcona  Hor-it1.  Calgarv; AH a., Feb. 11th. 1000.  rNOTICE.  In the H-t.'.tc of Donald Morrison deceased.  Isoticc ii.-ilic.;*r'*jy %-ivon thai ,tll person5 having  claim's acair-t lie* p-l'iicof Dena-d Morrison  Lite of, lioin Lriki) City, ]', f\, Kive ?>Iim*r. vvli  died uii or about the JUth Fohruarv, KM)3, nc-ii-  'j"roiit,l.iiko City. liibeslnlfiaru required tfi s-fiid  to tlie liiicicr-ignL'ii on or before the firs.1 I'^brii-  ary. Iflin), at Ucvcl-loUo, full particular-, of tfiieh  claims duly verified, and tli.iL.ifler i-.iiil date tlie  linilersit'iied will proceed to di--trihute the  estate of (lie ������������iifl deceased iiinontr iliosc of  vvho^o claim 5 lie shall then have hud notice.  And notice ib ������l������o liereby given that scaled  tender-; vv ill be received by tins' undersicfiied up  till noon on the lit Fehmary, lfinfl, lor the purchase of all the interest vvhich the s.cid Donald  Morrison had as ihe time of bis death in those  certain mineral,claims known r.s the ".Vortli  Star" and '.'Mount' Itoyal" Minora! claims  siiuiaie'oii Silver Op Mounbrii near Ker^uson.  II. C, such intei'Psit bc-lag an tmdiv ided onc-imlf  interest.in -t-isd claiiii1-.  Dated this 2inl tiny of January, 1930.  '   ,        TL V. COUHSIKR,  Gold Coniniibsionor, llavclslokc District.  *���������  Kootenay Ledge  No. 15 A.F. & A.M.  ���������94= ������>���������     yO)     '7'rA  'v^/    -    *   *   '"hei'Cgiiifii-mceli'.igs  ^xL   j\>���������;'���������<��������� ,>������      ,110 lii'ld in the Mas-  v"e,;ti!i;i-   brollireii  cordiitlly w elcf'incil.  '----^SJ|!i^_i^r^>'!  ,' II.-J. PRATT S'icar.TAi.Y.'  REVELSTO.T.2C LOUCrc!, I. O. O. I<\, No! 25.  Regular meetings arc held  T..T.GRAIIAM, N.G.   E.,'A. KhTTLl'^ON,$1-0  SlESLEIItS LCDGB, WO. 22, I. O. O. F.   ^-sjs^    ,       Meet-- every Tuesday  -tf/sT'   ^^-r-SSis.    evening in Odtlfellovvt.'  rv        ���������^l^Ji^'^^N*^-'1     -I*     '������    O'clock.  f/f    ^y~^^?<^--n.     y\ Vi'siting bretlireii cor-  N5!-3i^'clin!Iy invited  to  attend. *.  tiiisrica  ~Y"ARGE   AXD   IYEIjL   lighted  j SAMPLE ItOOMS.   Heated by  ^--������ ]iot air and electric bells and  light in ct cry room. .ITi-cc bus meets all  li'iiina.  JOHH V. ?m3, PHOPSIETOR  ��������� REVELSTOKE,, B. G.  TUf  L,  ler same'niauagempnt:   %  QUEEN'S .HOTEL, \  TROUT LAKE CITY'  Q--Q<J<><><><>0<2-'<>������~Q~Qr-0'Q<}<yQ<><)^ ' >  8*  Newly Built. ���������  Lighted by Electricity,  Throughout.   "    '. '���������'  ': ?w    '-' ". ������������������  B,'li;-\NTiURY, X. G.  AY. jMATIIIE. Sec.  CQHE.T ?,"iT. E2GBIS  &i"&&'.---..i:..������'-^&.As fo.irth lilondavb of oacli  m*y L.B.C.^Mj^   month.   Visitir.K brolli-  raa   invited'to  attend,  it, a.  I-T, U. -T. O, JOIIXSON.       C. "\Y. MITCH 15I.T,  C, It,   ' '���������'   ������ '  *-"s?'������^  $  N'OTICE.  "\TOTICf: i-i hereby co'ven tiiat D. fc't.impcr i-s  ���������\ no longer coiinc-rtcid wall the liitirii.T.lioni-.  al Uroth-rhood'of R-ii!vvay Hridgeui.vn in any  wr.v, and i'mitii'iTiiu IiH.-riMiioaaTGrotherhood  of "it.'-.ilvvTv- lind^-iiien wj!! iioi bercoiiiiiisiiiic1  for any debts he- may corstr.it,. in it.- name after  t.'ii-s ilAte.  Tim--. Gir.LE^PTE. Master.  UAN'IF.i. KUASr:R. Fecy..     t    ,  1 Division Ixidgc S"o. 1.  ..���������' . ,       '       1    .',   ,r.|,���������������������������ai     January -20th. ICOO.  Ihe cooks and servant girlsof.-Jlonna ! -; (  Da\ ton. Ohio,   h.ia  over  (J.CfiU trade  ,U!iioni-ts.  \\\ Colorado's legisia|ui 0 Ihcre are 17  union uion find ll.elietrter.ant-governor j  .is a trade uiiionis-t. 1  Pa., have formed  a  combine by which  it  is  their  intention   to try for better j  wages. ,    !  Tiie Broctou .Journal is the name of j  a new paper that will make things j  hum  for  the  social  democratic party  :wSSicSas^ s'.-i''-r'"-rk. 7 s������-������  *%S?-k  Gold San^e Iroclgc,  K. oS' :?., Wo. 26,  rtovoZ8toko,B.C.  M^eets every vrodncs.-  fi.iy in Odd Fellows'  -Ilali at S o'clock.  Visiiinjj ICniiflits invited.  J. AY.- CU08S, M.D.,  CO.  ���������IAS.'GILL,    -=  ,     ,    I-T. oi."ll. &5.  C  Best Brands of ,     /���������  ��������� Wines, Liquors and  Cigars.   -  1    -  &-Q^G-0<j'QrO-Q~(}^<y(y<3������0"Q<>-G<><)-  J.'A. Stoni-:,������ Proprietor.  U. HOLDICM  ANAT,YT!CAT, CHEMIST  AXD  '   " AS3AYEH,.  Royal Pcliool o! M.i'.ie?, J.ondon. ���������  .Seven years at. Morf 1 "Work-., Swan itw.  ,    Sevoeeen   yea--s   Glnet   Cheinis.;,  10 \Yi{;.iii  'COitl ;ind Iron Co . K.ng. c  Late C'lifiai-staiul A-.-s.iyc!', If.Ul Minoi. l^ld.,'  Every do-oriiaion   of a-in.iy  and   iinalyticiil  work iindci't ikcn.  Clai'.n-. examined and reported upon.  REYELSTOJv1.':, D. O.' n        1  TTARVEY & McCARTKR  jjL       ' ���������     -r��������� ,   '  EATHIISTERS, SOLICITOUS, ETC.  Oi'-jF-rcr-s :   SIoj-so.vs ' Bamic   Bj ocrc,   Ri:vi:l-  ' sioke, Ii. C.  Money to loan.  Ofllccs: lievel itoke, B. C; Ff)i-l, Steele, B. C.  Geo. S. '.vLcOaht;.,'!., ,1. A. Hahviiy,  Rov^l-tokc, H. C. Fort Hteelc, B.,C.  J^ntes, $!��������� per day.  'Electric lig'hteel, furnace ���������heated  Newly built and furnished.  . . .  Fine-;l  and  best   supplied.  bar  . in l'hf* rif v . . . ���������  ���������'i  1      ���������j  Cor. Front and Benson Streets, Reveistoke, B. C.  if'  and li-acleMinioniam in Ma-.-achu.-i.etts. j ASSESSMENT ACT A.XD REVENUE TAX '   -j     y^ cilGSi-'u  M. D  T.ie aver.ige formation ol (in-*, new  union daily for the paM, 1 !n ee month-  is lie .record of the lir-ol herhi.od of  r..t peiiiei s   ,i:.il .luiii'M'- for-l Lat time.  "'he Li.n ion Society of coiiipo-itot'S  have l.iiine.l lire Xi'iV I'iiik prinle's  :;!:.'.������;'K) fo wage their lit,'bt ag,iin-f : In*  S in. The In.n.l ol tlie i:.l.-r nationality  of ulna is gi n'.i ing -; 1 wiigei-,  ACT.  RF.rKL.STOIvK DJ VT-'IOV (;!���������' \\">'T KOOT-  JC'AV   Dl.-l'iMI"'".  FL-kiiZo:;'rr t.'je c. v. h., city health  ."!';���������;( 'eh.  Of)>': la':.. ��������� T::f,. k. Macker:-ie..'.v-c]!i:::.     l  Alle  co'.ite  eXtelKling over i wo  ,u ��������� a .i'i   1  i.M.icteri'/.i tl   by leebng-s o  loteiis,.'   bitti-  \'fj'iri'i-; I- Iif-ri'bv B'.v f 11 ' l.'tt in liffi'-driiif ���������  L 1 wii'i (lie -',i'i|fsi. tb'-' i'rie li ci,. 1 I.'cv-  eniir, T.t" and ail i.rii'- l.'.if.l uiidi"' UifA-'-  '-f --.fi. nt Ar t.'.'t.-*' iioi. flur- ffir ihe v.t-in1 I'l'i'i. Ail  !l,. ilii.v.- 1,,.mi ! In\-'-- r ..11. ' t i!i|.; tt'illiuitin  III v. l-l-.ke i)l-. js.'.i.'.il' U'.>-r Ivo'itf 11 ty Di-'tii '  are ]i'iv.i1,!(. .it i.'.,\ f.tii' " t'n- i-'iui-' ii'i;'-"', IU ;������������������  o!-I',!���������',���������. o j  y\s..-i.,sff! i'ivin are folic-tio'c at   ti.e f(/il'e,v- j  intr l'.)1"'' . \ iz : ]  If paid  011 or br'oic  the  'lilh'fi iy of .liiue. 1  jfl'.n:  !)(���������--   in   Loth  -idc-,, an d j "Thrc.'-rlfrli-of one j.-rfii.t ..))  in wiiieli Mij.tneii.m pun. edmg-i played j    7^'\;l���������f!Ir,0l|,^lV,lf '"'' "'"'" ":i l,,<> """l '  a  |ii;, loin, -lit   part, ihe tifiuuie be! ween j     One-hall' of one i>v-.' f" n" on  e.-r-fin! |., "���������,    i1    J  tlie  IJiiJfal"   rJ..pri'-.s .t'ud t!.������������������ tyt ogra-  ph.i'.ll l.Iitoll i'"."; t.eed ad j'l-tf'f!.  '.i li.- Ol'.lidillg   I .'.i.i"-.   of   Sea! t lc il.l ve  b.-en   gianlefl   a   tai-e   iu   v.,igi-of   .7)  e.'ii; - j .-; day, v.ilb the exi epl ici ot  iii'   'iiii-;,!,i;.,i\ v.'iia   will   1 ec.-i'. e If j.  The    iu-'-l CI-.'    ill,   V. age.-,    Hils  ,-i.sliCll   li,'-  f.'ii-eo} tl-.e incrca-I'd cost uf living in  il..- ii:y, and wa- giantcd without  -,'iV'ii'. '.'!���������,!,'' lions.  :,t, .f,ir-i; Fa!!-. IV. Y.. -how rem,11 k-  ab; - ���������;i.,v.'ih in (rade-, unions. Flight  leoir' 1 ago i be In.', 11 boa-sled of three  'ii'g'in/.alioi.-. Tfi-dny it has ( went y-  iv.-i 1 1 iiflivi: ojn-i-.i! ion, and s" vera I  lu.ii.i "get !in,'^ up steam." Thi-^ rapid  d'.'Vi'l.ipinent s.- ba-ed 011 I wo facts--  the lo'.vn is growing iiiflii-lriaily and  th-.-* "oi ker.s are growing economically.  G-old.   Gilv-ar,  Lead,  and  Cioppei- Oi"es'  f 1 ,      i LlJ-liiu 11       li. .i il ���������! i-l 1 ���������  i". (j. ri., \',ir.  ,\ - -..', 1 i: .-.tr; .\if 1 viinirfiffii v.'oii.-i  v. .:,(. orvi;!', j;. c.  ".'.ui      717 "!!> !'< ml' r'"i.r*.  ,,    I, .|-. (. 1   "    I !.(     iilin-. e     . !.'.--( .  ,,f   . "     I ii-  11'     I'iH.j" in,,'   l'ii;;l.-li  In .1-, -  ",;.-,, 1 ;,'-���������-,' -, i-l -. -i,V. .  l-i'i ir   '   - -.  '-i.v.iiir' .-.   bli.'iiii'   M1t.1l  ('".  )..  I Kootenay hrnii dgf  Q " (Limited Liability.) * ._  P Manufacturers and Dealers in all Kinds of  I   iJHEoohi  il  Long-  dimen-  A large  ������������������ en  !- pii; at  .     ,.. ..      '.aii'i    V.. I. -,      ;,,.���������!'.   . .,  I,'...., ,   . !/  -,!.. ilv.f:-, Af'ii'if.i.1! i'if i-s.  C'ncu'smx    sr.inV,-2r    pv.lpn   ft    siiocialfcy  ' Also shingles, molildin^'s, base boards,  casings, finishing lumber, extra wide  clear pine and cedar,  sion limber cut to order  assortment of season lumber kept on  'hand in the yard and sheds at Reveistoke by the pioneer lumber dealer  of  ' Kooicn'iy who also has had considct-  abj'' experience in eastern Canada  v hk-h en,0)les him to cater for what  ill.: builder requires. You will always  find hi in ready for business.  MJi  On so much of tie; in.'-.,������������������ ' .1 a-iv !.',--"-ii .,-  cccf-ed- 'one thou-in.1 duller- Ok- f'l'lo.wi.t'  r.ii"-. ii.uii'1 ���������*, ii;ifi'i -ucii '-Vf--. uf ineo'iif.  wlif'ii the -.line 1- 'I'll, nioie I !..i') t"ii l!i'ii)-,.ii'J  dollar-, one pe- e."i; ��������� tv '.en -'leli r-vec-s '. f.\, r  fen tlio'.i-ixiid dollar-arid not i.ior-) than ivicai-,  thou-.iiirl (toil,.rs, due a ii. I on (|ii.-irifr of 0'i'j  I Iiur I'-nj-: who!, si..'!! f/cc--- i- over twcat;y  I lou-.ui'l doll e.M, u')c .ui'l fiiic-li.df o1 'me [,er  t eat.  If p'i.'l en f>" if"-' r 1-t Ju'v. I.) ":*  '���������'our-llfflM of riM" ri ������������������' (' i.' r'ii r"-1' prop' r! v  Three per cut,  onth"  ,i--".-(...l value of v. i! 1 [  land.  Tht"-foii!-lh-i of oi!" P"!' ''en' on p'v-oiifiJ  pr.)p"rl\.  Op -onlilfh f)r tbe iu- f.nif of miy )-f r-ton ,1 -,  [.\'..|.(.fl, rule tli')i-.')d .bill" the f'lll',", i ti c  rate.,   namelv,  upon   sufh   ' vc -���������-.   uln-ii   r!.e  ���������1,11110 ii nor ino.-e tti,ll, Ifli tl'OM-in Iflollai-. on ��������� j -/-��������� ;,,-; i    ,.,.,/t      ^1n���������^-)'      i      it  }  j find'oii(j-fnii:rlf:r of (UK, iifr j-'-ii'. :  v ik n-ucii f.    ' 22  ill. i AJ.OJi.l'Jt-i   c'/fJ-cl     iJ ���������_' jJ^JXlKJLl \   ty,  '���������icor;  V-M ,-,-������������������.;  ;  i"cr.nz Gcrictiy Cash.  Leave Your Order.  U-i        TV"  as fi ! /" r ��������� f 1 t^.'  :< 1; C 11 r, ���������������/' ,'  N 3 77; 7 Op en 3 d  2'Te"7/l 7 Oioenod  6    Rti Tappiflg, Agent, Bev8lstokerB.C.  6- 0-0-0 ������������������o-aoO'a'C-o-<)-o-o<K)-o:o<>o-(>cKK:  eels in rii'i r ten Ihou- .nd  (loll.!'-, .ni.'l not, n.oi-'  llifin tvven.y lluui-iiiiif! do!1 11-, one find one-im|i .  of   one  per'  (-enl:    when   -.���������;<���������>)   eve. -'-.   i-; ev.-i  j  I '.von 1 j tliotis-fi'i'l (hdhir-i. one and llirff-fpifirniri  of one per cent.  Provincial   revenue   tat,   thi'C;    fl'.ll.ir-i   per  ca!>M'1, ji. s. r.oin.sfKrf.  A-i-ei-sor a iu! Collector.  P,eyelstoke, B, C��������� January 30th, 1000, J t  c;  ii*^  A FiRGT CLASS HOUSE  I L SNOWMAN, p,,p,  Ufim^fm   ft   P0     Furnitiire and Undertaking,  Ja0tfi/Oi>N   fe   iii(l-3 Repairing & Upholstering Done  W.iii'ho'.iM* in cniiiii-f lion for '-toiM-^f fif family and olbei- furniture,  I i-ii 11k-, etc.. at inojiihiy in- el her rate-. Agents for Kaymond S<*\v-  ii g .Mai bin". THE?KO0TENAY MAIL.  11, i  R>  A CIVIL WAE 'SCOUT,  MOSS   SERVED   SHERIDAN  AND  MANY  NARROW ESCAPES.  HAD  A Quick Ainmer That Drove Avrny n  Q.u������rtet   of   Confctlei-a.e   Ti-ooiser.-s.  AdVenturcH oi' an Esc.-tiie Ifrom Jail  ''    and Dcntli.  Daniel Moss, one of General) Phil Sheridan's' scouts in the civil war, was bom  on Sept. 1G, 1S24, in  Shenandoah coun-  ��������� ty, Va.'   He was a miller by trade and  worked in a mill until, the latter part of  1SG1, when he became a scout in the Un-  ;.   ion' army.    He was' iii uo regular battle.  , ,   His -work was to discover whore the o'ne-  .   my   was "and  in   what  minibers.    Sometimes'he varied this by leading parties to  capture sraal) detached bodies of the enemy.    Of course he was often in peril.  He was on one occasion sitting by -the-  roadside when  four Confederate soldiers  suddenly; rode   up." recognized  'iiini   and  B.iid: "Hello:  What are you doing here?"  He had  the presence of mind  to reply,  "Waiting for the balance of our men to,  . come up.".   There were no men ro come'  ' up.  but'there was a man  plowing in a  field  near by. anil just at' that moment  the heads of his horses appeared over the  hiil. ' The Confederates thought the Union   troops   were,, coming,   turned   tlieir  ���������horses, and away they ,went.������  He was taken prisoner twice.   The lirst  Mime   the ^Confederates   kept   him   about  four days,' ami then he profited by an opportunity to walk off.    He had n������t' gone  far when he encountered 300 Confeder-'  ate cavalry.  ,He-was dressed in a Confederate uniform; they did not'know him,  end so lie escaped,   lie lived at, that time  . about   four; miles  from   Winchester and  ���������-had been home but a few" days when he  was captured the second time.    He did  i not  know .there  were auy Confederates  nbout.,'ns the Union forces held Wiuches-  ;_ ter.    A squad'of Confederates turned up  'there  about  midnight  and   took  him  to  ;IIarrishurg jail. ' " '  There he remained' about seven weeks.  .with six Confederate deserters.'   He pro-  " posed  to'them to got out of there."  Ho  ��������� found* they, "were willing, and one day ho  slipped a knife into his pocket at moal-  \timo.  iOne of his,schoolmates, hearing of  , his being .in jail, came to see him.    His  'schoolmate was a Con'fcclcrate lieutenant.  JMoss' asked  this man to get him'a tile.  ' The lieutenant replied that ho^would do  so on'Ihe condition that if the Yankees  't^ver got him into prison he CMoss) would  .get   him  out.     Moss' promised." and   the  file was so'iit to him in a plug of tobacco.'  Moss made a saw out of the knife he had  kiadfin'h.v filing teeth in, the back.    With  this he,sawed-off the iron bars of the jail  , windows.     The   prisoners    danced , and  sang to drown tho uoise of sawing and  filing.    This'provoked the,, jailor, 'and  so-  they were'handcuffed and hobbled  with  ball and chain and at last were fastened  to staples in tl)e floor. ��������� Meanwhile Moss  Amusements of Fi-eiicliiTonieii.  It would, be hard to tell how Frenchwomen   amuse  themselves,   writes' 'John  Strange Winter.   Personally I have never heard auy amateur lausic iu  France  that   was   worthy   of   ineuiion,   but   all  Frenchwomen   dance   exquisitely,   some  of ,them   swim   very   well   and   most  of  them love some form or other of gambling.    I   have  never  yet   heard  of.any  real   Frenchwomen,   at  least   outside  of  the artistic class, who took auy form of  exercise   from   choice,    unless (vene   cau  count a game of very  mild croquet, or  still rnoi'c mild tennis, in which she never attempts tb take a ball unless it actually comes* begging to  be taken,  which  does  not often   happen.    A  few  women  cycle,  wearing- a  charming costume  for  the  purpose-���������yes,   knickers  and   all   the  rest���������in which tho rider does ihe greatest  amount,   of    [losing    and    the, smallest  amount of cycling that is- possible.   She  is always ready to go'to a party, a race  meeting,).:! theater, a concert or a charity  function   of  any   description.    .Moreover,  she is ahvnys ready to go to ehurch'aiHi  will   undertake   almost   auy   amount' oi  church   work,   such  as  the care of ,so:ne  particular chapel or altar.    She is altogether unlike her English sister, with her  golf clubs,  her bicycle,  her shootim; and  her  fishing,' her   walking stick   and   her  cigarettes.'" And  yet she ,is  but  another  edition of the most  fresh and tlie 'most  varying romance that the world has ever  seen. ��������� ������' <  SINGLE FABE  GRAND  .'���������'   WINTER  THE  jH.OSSXijSc.jSrX> -  rv     h  13th Fcby. fo*. Feby. ������!7th.  A Bit of Sareamn.  He was a large, corn fed man. sad he  sat,in "the  very  middle of I he'row, sis  rows back from' the orchestra.   She was  a sweet faced girl, three scats nearer the  aisle..  She ^wore , a   gauzy,' bespangled  gowu, and she held in her lap a tulle and  fur  hat,   an   opera -glass   back   and   an'  evening wrap.   The corn  fed man came  in late, and she'had'to stand to let him  pass in   to  his seat.'   She  had  to stand,  again, when  lie went ,out after the. first  act.    She, had   to  get   up   another' time  when he came in at the beginning of the  second   act.    She   rose   to   let  him   pass  when the second act was oyer.   She rose  when   he   returned 'after   the   third   act'  was under way.   This  time it occurred  to the corn fed man,.who ^during all,this  lime  had   spoken -no   word   of   apology,  that he ought to'say something.     ,  '  "Bog pardon for disturbing 'you," he  grunted, as he made a-wreck of the fur  and tulle hat and loosened half the spangles on'the gauzy gown.  ��������� "Don't mention it," she said sweetly,  witlf a distinctness that made her 'words  distinctly-audible four rows back. "Don't  mention it.   I enjoy it so much."  The corn fed man sat stock still in his.  scat till the end of the play, and his ears'  'flamed lik'd a ,rich, ,red,.tropical sunset.���������  Washington Post.      ���������    '-  Asjcnts  and  pursers. Revel-  O o X r  stoke' and J5outh, Fernie 'and  West, sell tickets, February  12th.-13th, 14th, 15th, & 16th;  limiting going portion to date  of sale, and return portion,good'  to leave Rossland up to Feby.  18th:  I  %  A'  ��������� &"���������s=r<5b" ,kk-fci������&-kZrPi,&rPi',&ctPii  The publisher of the  Kootexav   Mail  has decided to give its  readers two issues  of  the 'paper instead of one.,    Hereafter  the   Mail   will   be   issued- Tuesday   and  9.  r ' <���������  fi  9  fi  9  fi  9  if  9  fi,  9  fi  Friday,  and  subscribers   will   receive  inc.  ���������two papers for the price of one.  tofore the Mail will be  As here-  nan   Paeifi  ft.   '  lieamship Co.'s -  r    '  ' STEAMERS ,   ' ���������   ,  -'- -ROSSErAN-D-iindlKOOTENAY'    ���������  Leave Arrowhead daily for all point* in Kcot  enays making connection  points on Nakusp  &  Slocan Lake., ���������       ..  Close connection at Bobson ��������� for- Nelson Koote-  (    .nay Lake, and River points,   Trail .* Ross-  ' land and all points in Boundary Country.  For full 'wfornrution, tickets, 'maps, etc.,'call  , on or address' . '���������  ,   "  Nakusk for all  Slocan  railway  and  T. W. BRADS HAW  Agent, Reveistoke.  Or to .  in tl)  an />  Id wagon spoke, 'which he,  had found  hid-under a loose board in the floor.  This  , he  used   to  draw   the staples   from" the  floor. 'Ho then replaced'tho staples iu the  ���������    floor   and   the   spoke   under   the   board.  'This  done,'-tho  prisoners   resumed   their  singing and sawing, keeping the jailer ignorant of how they got loose.-   At night  they were secured to the floor again, only  to-go., through  the  same  operation   and'  bo loose again,,   '   '_        _  , ,    By'and'by they'-got everything ready  'for  tlieir escape  and   were  waiting  for  night Ho come.    The jailer1 came in that  evening  and   informed   them   that , tlieir  sentence of death hadoheen confirmed and  that'lhey would be shot the next day at  3   o'clock..    Moss   replied,   "Thank   you.  ���������sir."   .The,jailer said."If you don't'mind,'  I'll put a guard in.with you."    Moss,replied. "Please, sir, you had hefter'put' in  two."    The jailer'.rwithdrew without answering. ,, Night   came  on,   and   it , was  agreed .that the largest man  was to go  out   lirst.     Therefore   Moss,   being ��������� the  smallest, was the last one out.  'Their escape was effected successfully  and   was   not   discovered   till   morning.  Then troops wont in pursuit of them, surrounded the wood they were in and' set it  on fire.    Moss lay stiil until the fire was  very close, when he, arid his companions  Rcratched the leaves from around them,  fiet them on  ro'P.- and thus the fire was  made to pass over the woods without the  Confederates finding them. ��������� They waited  until dark and then started:    They traveled mostly by night and had nothing to  pat for tho first two days.'   The third day  they came to a hoiis-p where Moss got one.  pie.   -They got nothing more to cat for  four days.    Thoy  were then within  ten  miles   of   Winchester.     There   thej-   got  some broad and meat.    Moss often said  it was (he host meal he,ever a to.    They  reported   the  next, day to  General   Mil-  ror's in Winchester.  J.ioKs was sent once from Martinsburg  after a man who was thought to he carrying a valuable dispatch,. Ho overtook  him nt-Bunker hill, not far from Winchester, and searched him closely, making him pveti'.take off his boots and socks  "    Lady Salisbury's  Dovc'dy Gowns:    *  'A   beautiful   womani in   her   younger,  days,   of   that   blond',"   stately   type   of  comeliness so frequently to be met with  in    England,    Lady   Salisbury -retained  even  to  the, last  traces  of  her  former  good   looks.    She   never,   however;   gave  much attention either to dress or to consideration of, feminine elegance'.   Indeed,  she was'perhaps in her attire one of the  most dowdy women in London, and when  Lord and Lady Salisbury were contemp-  uously turned awayfromrJthe doors of the  Casino at Monte Carlo by the gatekeepers, who took exception to the more than  'shabby  attire <of. the  party,  it   was uot  alone in consequence of the shocking hat  of the British premier, but also by reason of the odd cut and color of the'dress  of the maVchioness and the dinginess of  her bonnet and extraordinary blue veil.  ,. Lady   Salisbury's   gowns   during   the  last 20 years of her life were ahvays'of  a'sort of dark   blue, cloth,   which   were  neither a.credit to her dressmaker nor to  her .maid   and > which   conveyed, to   the  public the,impression  that  she had  but  one single dress.���������Philadelphia Press.  W.  F  Trav  .VNDEUSON,;  Pass.-Agent,'  Nelson', B.C.  E. J. COYLK,,  ���������A. G. P. Agent,  Vancouver, B.C.  Kootenay Railway &   '  ,.  * Navigation Company  Limited.  Operating 'Kaslo & Slocan Railway,  International Navigation & (Trading  Company.  S  ������  I  %'  a  ���������$  I  I  I  ������  ������  I-  I.  t  publishedr m  interior, 'and-  will  alsc  cover, provincial news thorough!v  I.���������.���������������. ���������M ���������  *"���������' ^_  , will be slightly ;increased for some, portions  (1 i (     ' '  of the paper and will  ,be  made  M"~ tn-'fUMMIMIIIHIIII  ' application.   ' ,  known on  usiness- Men  will-find trie ' Mail'  with   its  two  issues  Schedule of Time���������Pacific Standard Time  ,     Effective Feb. 1st, 1900.      . ,     ���������  '    Ka,slo & Slocan Railway   .  Passenger train for Sandon and way stations  leaves Ka-;lo at 8 a.m.; daily, icturnirg, leaves  Sandon at 1.15 pan., arriving at Kaslo is.oo p.m.  without finding the dispatch. Then he  examined the saddle in vain. He 1 was  nbout to Jot him go when the man. being  out of humor, said, "Hang it, you had  better search my horse's tail!" Moss  gave the knot in the horse's tail a pull,  arid out came the dispatch:  Moss, sometimes played tricks on his  brother scouts. lie and two other scouts  came into camp one night cold and hungry. The other scouts had got some sausage. He offered I hern $1 for enough for  his supper. They said. "No; go and steal  it as we'did." He watched his opportunity, and when they got the sausage fried  he took it.  jMosr had n horse that could outtravel  anything ho had ever seen. It made no  halt for fence or ditch. lie lay out of  doors many n night, and his horse, turned  loose, would not go away, but would  come and lie down by his side, and he  wns floujetijucs afraid it would roll over  ww������������    Gave Her C-arte Blanche to Eat.  'A woman who has been a victim of indigestion and is kept to; dyspeptics' diet  most of the time'was invited to a dinner  (whicli she was anxious to attend.  She went to her telephone, and,' tr'ust-  'ing to a somewhat 'unreliable memory,  she asked to be conected by'the ever  obliging "central" with telephone 2304.  'When the connection had'been made, sho  began her plaintive query without any  prefatory "Is that you. doctor?"  "I want very much' to go to a little dinner tomorrow night," she began rapidly,  "and do you think it would hurt me-if'I  ute just a taste'Of soup ami perhaps a  little fish or the least trill0 of game and  a bit of salad or ice? I really think my  stomach"���������  Here she ,was interrupted by a voice  from the other end of the wire.*  "Madam." it said softly, "eat whatever  you choose and as much as you choose.  Tlio more you eat the better it will please  me. I am not your doctor, but I'm Bur-  t'iam, the undertaker."���������Verdict.  International Navigation and Trading  ,1 - " Company  Operating on Kootenay Lake and River.'  ^'S.S. Intei.itatioxal leaves Kaslo for Nelson  at 0 a.m. daily except Sunday; returning, leaves  Ncl'son at 4.30 p.m., calling at Balfour, Pilot  Bav, Ai 11sworth, end all way points; connects  vvith-S. IT. & N. train to and from Spokane, at  Mvc Mile Point.  Lardo-Duncan Division  S    'AMEIl  ALBERTA.  Steamer Alberta leaves Kaslo for Lardo and  Argenta at S:30 p.m: Wednesdays.      , ...    ^     ���������  ������  f-  ������  #'  ������  $  J.  J'  %.  '*V  ������  ������  ���������Q ���������  weekly the best advertising medium in the,*  ���������Kootenays, and circulation considered its'  rates will be the lowest.  The 'job  printing  department ��������� will.in the  future as in the past receive'close attention,  and every, effort  will  be made, to keep the  '$  -^ti juj ,i������. JMaman���������M3������s^������������������ .^ -���������  ( f. ��������� v I s  quality "of the  work  turned .out up to the  .   .c  ��������������������������� .v  -P  S> ,  ' $ ..  -?-���������  ' '%���������������  .ft*--  , 2  "   (,'���������  *v  ,   9  9.  '������  9  >r,.  H-  '    9;  3!  i  9'  ���������T-   ,  9  '  ������?  9.  9 ���������  '^'   ,  .9.  9  ' K''  i  9  9 '  -V-s*  9 *  fi '  9"  $ ���������  ���������9    ���������  ���������S   '  flP .  9 ��������� ,  !*?>.  9  -.,  jf ���������;  .v  if-  9  fi  ���������  9  fi /  9 '���������  .v.  .<?���������  9  fi  9  fi  9 ,           "P  standard set by the' office, viz., the best in  m"'^mic^^^^^*^a*1'��������� ���������������������������!������������������ ���������!!��������� MM IWlU-L. m*Mm.m fl'l    ��������� ..���������qjrtLT&l .Mill tLUUUKtjm  the- Province'.  '" ',  fi'  9  fi  if  9  i  ^'tf-^.���������-������-^.'tf-^.'4^.'������^^.'s^^.sfi^������-^.^^.!asff^  x*^Mjrxttt.vL<SLvmfaxrtovKn '^BrrfxtnojiD m..������iL������n������fm.< uai w������m bw,^  tt<BfKrm7*r;;i\\-Mi^Bjxs  eaa  Aboct ITiiSB.  In buying an oriental rug one can distinguish between the imitation and genuine not only by the color and pattern,  which may he copied^ but by a careful  examination to sec if each stitch is knotted. If the stitch is knotted and it is  impossible to pull it out. the rug is genuine Turkish, whether the warp is cotton  or wool, but if one can pull the stitch  out it is imitation, no matter bow closely  color and pattern follow the original.  The mariner of testing the quality of the  rug is as follows: A live coal is dropped'  on the rug and allowed to burn a little.  When it is removed, a yellowish mark-  will be left. If this can be brushed off  with the lingers, leaving the original colors unaltered, it is n sure proof of the  genuineness of the rug.  ��������� Steamers call at principal landings  in  both  directions, and at other points .when signalled.  Tickets sold to all points in Canada and the  United States.    , '<.  '  To  ascertain  rates   and   full   information,  address: ' l  ,     ROBERT IRVING.  S t������ Manager, Kitslo, B. C  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS  Royal Kail Lines.  Cheapest Route to tno Old Country.  HKAVEIt LINE-From St. John.  Montrose Kel). 7.  Artwa      -      - -  "   U  Monterey , "21  Lake Superior "28  Lake Ontario   - ....      ]\jar. (i.  Montrose "13  DOMINION LINE���������From Halifax.  Vancouver Feb. 17  Dominion -    1 -      Mar. 3.  . Incorporated by act of Parliament 1S55. '  HEAD OFFICE   '. -' '   -  .    '      MONTREAL  War. Molson Macphersox. Pees.       S.srH. Eavixg, Vice-Pres.  F. Wolferstax Thomas, General Manager ��������� -   ,  PAID UP CAPITAL ,  ,    -  RESERVE       ,- '- ,    -      '   "   -  A general banking business trausactc.l.  J. D. MOLSON, Manager,  ��������� ���������  '    ��������� $2,ooo,bo6,'  iocojooo  Interest allowed on deposits at current rates.  BEVELSTOKE, B. C. '  Feb.  Mar. 7.  E:  od.  signet  rnllior  'iy i.mpre-sions are not easily erfis-  T!i"  viiiri'.i   wax  is  faithful  to the  1. niid -ub-'itiiiert impiess-ions seem  to indent tho forty or ones thou to  Cainbroniin  Vancouver          ALLAN LINE-From Portland  Parisian    -   Niiinidian        ,   Californian  -  Mongolian   Parisian -      ;  10  Pa-s-emrcrs ticketed through to all parts of  Great Britain and Ireland, and at specially low  rates to all parts of the European continent.  Apply to nearest railway or steamship agent or  to  T.  W. ESADSEAW.  Agent,  Rcvolntoico.  M'-a-imiii-ji'aaiiMi^^  Highest Cash Price Paid for  All shipments arc examined by 111c as  soon as they arrive. Prompt returns assured; Prices arc too high to warrant  holding goods for any length of time.,  ship often and keep posted on the returns  you.gctrfroiii  G. W. BALDWIN,  P. 0. Box Oiil. Agent for .las. Ullinan  Winnipog, Man.  Lestanrant,  srad.iQ3K> theia,  7  -FRONT  STREET,  Come in whenever you  Has been rc-opencd.  want a good meal.  OPEN   NIGHT  AND  DAY.  A. Rebulchece,    *    Proprietor.  'TV  ��������� bZ.    ���������������������>  SCAVENGER  Orders  stables  speedy  W., FLEMING--  left  at. my  will    have  attention.  ���������MCACSfSSSu.  "Drayini*    and  Teams  notice.  delivering  ilways   ready  Contracts  a specialty,  at shortest  fur   ifibhiny;  taken.    Agon',   for   B. C. Oil Co.  >ert Samson,  BAUER & ASHCBOFT,  minion and Provincial  nd Snpveyoi  IPS,  KIKIKG ENGINEERS,  Surveyors of Klines, Mineral Claim-' and Crown  Land-',  VANCOUVER,   J3. C. r/J
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9 ��
)p Liebig's Extract of Meat.'
fi Johnson's Fluid Beef.    '
I Masquras Beef Jelly.
These are some' of  the
very   best    nourishments, if
11 9
.   pronounced by the medi- fi
'?���      ,  '      *. *
I  cal ^ profession,    and   you t
�� ��� can   get   them   fresh and {
'.(J- good at tiie
fi*.- -   ���
Reveistoke Station.
ods.   , Inspection.    gratis,
next door to Cowan Block.
-1 t
A fresh supply of that,great bracing
tonic Wilson's '.Invalids Port, Wine
just arrived at' the Canada Drug &
Book Co.'s. Tr* weak and run down
just try a bottle, pleasant and easy lo
take.     , ' o
, Scott-Brown���At St. Peter's church,
on Wednesday, February 14, 1900,
by.r.ey. Dr. Paget, J. i\'f Scott to
^Margaret'Estella Brown.
Harry Morris-left for the Dcnd , yes-
The' annual meeting of the shareholders of the Carries Creek Consoli-,
dated Gold Mines, Limited, will be
held at the Company's office, Reveistoke, on Tuesday 13th March, at 2
Wednesday '" svening - a sleighing
party made up of about twenty-five
young people aiid drawn by a four-
horse team had a very pleasant outing.
The party after driving ��� around town
for a short time., started out on thn
canyon road; in making the turn for
the homeward trip a bad, "spill'' took
place, but, no one being hurt,'this only,
added to the excitement, and enjoyment of the occasion. On reaching the
town the team was drawn up in"" front,
of the "wigwam" where the hospitality,
of the various hosts was partaken of
for sometime.'
R. S: Wilson went down to Ro&sland
C. Johnson, of Trout Lake City, was
in town Wednesday and .registered^ at
tho Central.
'A. ljr,idge crew is at'work this   week
building a    roof   over    the' Columbia
river- bridge.
������Regular services will be conducted
in'St. Peter's church Sunday by Rev..
Dr. Paget.       -- ,
13.   Scott,    returned    Wednesda}'
from Armstrong and will
Reveistoke his home.
The board of trade council did not
get a quorum together last evening for
the transaction of business.
Vernon hookey team went through
to Russland Wednesday morning ' accompanied bv .mavor iMegaw.'
i 1/ v O l
WAITED,-, by a lady, tf-icholors'
mending to1 do, Charges moderate.
Apply at Mail Office. 41-tf
John D. and A.   Boyd   came   down
fioin Big Jiend Monday
the mail, retu ruing yc-sterday
evening with
It is reported that the Von. Archdeacon McKay, of Donald, will go to
South Africa with the Strathcona
Jas. Taylor, purser .on the s. s-Ross-
land, paid Reveistoke a flying visit
Tuesday evening returning the foliow-
llev. T. Menzies returned Wednesday front the coast and will conduct
the services in the Presbyterian church
  i p,i-.-i��d    bi-*twei*n     tin-    imperial
'    ll IE. Trueniiin will bo at his studio | colonial authorities!  .-.bowing thai
M-irfrlav.   Feb.    10th   for   oik*   nmiit h. I nfrVr   bail   been   (b-linitelv   made
Federal Parliament ia Session.
(Continued from,Page 1.)
inal.nm, Canada's first contingent was
on the ocean.
t '     1
Referring to the charge that be bad
.been inconsistent in, having declared
in an interview in the Toronto Globe,
that the government had no power to
act without {uilhoriljy and then ,so
shortly after, sending out the contingent, the Premier, showed, that there
(was no contradiction or inconsistency
therein ; foi-, be said, when She imperial
authorities intimated the extent of'the
help they would accept, the demands
made -were so moderate that, apart^
from tbe delay that would have been
necessaiy.it would have cost more to
summon parliamt-'tifc to a special .session
than to proceed at once with the mobilization of'tbe contingent.' There was
no denying the fact that in acting as
they bad 'done they weie without the'
law, anil had exceeded their-constitutional powers, and were only 'justified
in the course that they pursued by the
unmistakable expression of the public
will.   ���        '      , .  ,
As to -the criticisms that had been
offered upon the action of the government: in 'declaring-, in the order-in-
council, that, ���' no precedent'' was to be
established by the sending of the first
contingent, the Premier read the order,
lo show that it simply recognized the
indisputable fact that neither from a
constitutional nor a colonial point of
view,"could their action in that matter
be allowed to establish a precedent for
future action. "' We have done this,''
declarert'the Premier amid the cheers
from all parts- of the bouse. " in the
majesty of
find in the future we are as free as
ever to do as we consider 'nest under
tlie circumstances that may aris-e. Tbe
pos-ition of Canada,, is ."-till aptly and
correctly expressed in the line.-:��� ,
Daughter am I in my mother'.- house,
13u; mistress; in my cm n.
Tlio gatO" arc mine to open,      ,   .
And the gale.- are mine to clooe.
1 ' 1 -
Turning next; to the,second clau>p of
the indict ment. namely that the gov-
eminent bad not done -iifTicicni, because they had not undertaken to pay
the contingent after it landi d in .South
Afri'-a. (lie premier- quol.-d at length
from   the   ton("-ijondence    that    had
Joint Meeting- Decides in Favor of Two
Chiefs.  .
A joint meeting of Xo.'s 1 and 2 fire
brigades was held hist evening in the
lower- town ball with II. X. Coursier
in the, chair.0 xYsst.-Chief ' McRae
stated object of meeting was to hear
feeling of firemen in, the matter of'
Jiaving two chiefs, one for each
brigade, and expressed an opinion
that Ihe two . would be mcire satisfactory , for No. , I brigade.', Several
others spoke on Ihe subject, and R.
Gordon moved, seconded, by J. X.
Campbell, that the meeting declare in
favor of two chiefs. Tbe motion on
being put carried without a dis.-enling
vote. J. G. Allan moved, seconded by
A. McRae,1 that a copy of (he motion
just passed be handed to the fire,
water and light committee of the city
council;' carried. * 0    '   .
���Chief Saunders ��� reported having
received.a donation of $25 from' the
Imperial Bank of Canada as a token of
the appreciation of services rendered
by brigades in protecting bank building ,on the evening of, Union Hotel
fire. The money was divided between
thetwo brigades.     ' '     ,fl
Mrs. Fred Wrong leftjfor Atlin   on
the s. s. Djnubo Thursday  from   Van-'
couver. /
You can get,anything you require in
Drugs, Patent Medicines, 'etc, at 'tlie
Canada Drug it Book'Co.'s, they carry
a large'supply-of both.    '���
You will not buy an article unless you know it is as repiesentcd AMd
that it is as "Pure as Snow." * ���
You want to'buy from a place that j'ou are sure of.
sure of price. ' ,,   ,
Sure of quality.
We want you to be sure that the goods are right or 'else we cannot
seli them to you. , ..    '   ���
You must he satisfied with the goods'or when  you want morejyou
will'nol, try us again.     We. have  made our present business by thinJ
���W. M,,,LA���NCBTlapdwaP8'& Tinsmithing.
B. E. DREW, Manager.     r ,'      /"-- ,
Being una hie to stirinii-e our patrons needs'* we cati only itemise a few cif'OUP
many special lines from which conclusions may be drawn as to thisslore being
in the swim and I hut its prices ,-u-e right. Our dress- good-, are all wool and Rh
prices which are utilities charged for shoddy goods.,' ���
'48 inch ail wool worsted suitings $8.25 suit for $6.50
60 inch all linen 'table damask 50c. now 35c
plain sheeting
���/���_' twill'   .\" ,
1 pair Huckaback towels
19 in'ch linen roller,'towelling    10c.
1 pair (5'-yar'ds) lace curtains -$1.50
1    "    ��7 yards)"" ".     ���  " *     $1.50'
These' Prices   are   Worthy   of
25c.     * ��� '   V   '
27^c.      ,      v     -���
25c    ,   .      ,-���;���
$1.00.     . , -���
Your  Attention;
Dealers in all kinds
of      +      -*-      -*���
'   '   C.P.'R. Watch Inspector.
;     "Watches, Clock!-, everything in the line.
Specialty���-Watch' Repairing.-
BICYCLES, Agent famous "Cleveland"
All Work Guaranteed.
Your Pocket-book ;'
may bo low but, nobody sees it, but
if your clothes are .shabby that
sctUo-iil, nobody wnnls to know you.
. Lnrlii-s, or Gent's Tailor lUade Clothes
- " repaired and cleaned'in good style.
Call or .send 'iir-l, card.
Samuel   Needham, Douglas, Sir.i
< 10sfabli.-liedf>13 years. ' '
Strictly Union Labor Sliop.'
w.-'Si-.'"   -'>���''>:���' i-V'-y
',->">>V ."V" '     '   ij     s' '.������)..   ,-,'M,',-1,"i J*~*-��
&<'}���''���'';���; ^ "���' '������ ''..'. ������ / '������-���;v���; -.V-rK
V/t'-'.- '1," '..'.'   '  r. >"' -V v r  is),
���;i,t.^,-.-*,.    ,'i-v".;,'- '/r *r^M
���"'iNi-'���-...' '/   *--,>    v, ���' ������"'   -,n.Y.'.iV-i.\.N,
11 iu ,,-i i.   tl- ..   ��� I    I V ^?
! Farm Produce J
I? rilltS (large quantities)
On hand1 all the time.    j^7*Call and get. prices
before purchasing el.sowhcro.
Telephone Call 36.
If you want to gel fat
:Drink Long's Dublin Stout
'recommended by the medical
iirnfe-sion. Orders left with Mr.'
Piiget.'s oxpro-s, or  by mail vv.ll
-have prompt attention. Goods;
delivered free.
.English Tobaccos,
'Cigars,   Etc.'-^aazzCZ^^.
Agenl j or' "Quaker"    Vapor
Baths. '  '"
t .210s and
T'TOtX,^..J^ZH3S ' PTJBiilO^; .-
Agents: Phoenix, Western, and London & Liverpool'-'
',        ' &* Globe Fire Assurance Company.   ���  K ' -
UntAi bAhuAlNb'Jn
We are'now through stock lakinj^ and our Spring <
slock is expected daily,. vJn order- lo make'room for1 '
siiine we rire offering great bai gains
For   the   Next' Two   Weeks.
Rovel3toko Stoi'O       ^
McCarty 31oc".s    ���,^^XV_,.,
3\/CcXiH] ^&JST������2>
f-Miiitlt liliiek. oppijsite McCariv IJlock,'
IteveKtoke, Ii. C.
llf-v. S. J. Thompson vvill preach  on
Leasons orrfclio Violin.
l-'��r Term-, etc.
Tninn fff,t. !   -   l'\
Jas. Taylor.
iv ni.-rnint: on
nut answered
nnn in tbe evening
a re.
���J'raveis that, are answe're,'!.
A mcf-ting of the meat consumers
of lievel-iioke will he held next, week
for the pt!ipos(i of organizirrg the Con-
stiiiiei ��� (J" Operative i\Ieafc .Market.
Imitations wei'f issued tbi- week
for the ifitn th at home of the Ilevel-
stfike b.iflnlor.s to be held in Tapping's
opera house i,n Tuesday evening next,
Febririrv -iOth.
Found   a   tjcauliful Cabinet
Sewing    iinciiine.     and    other'   stylos
Anvbofiv  in iy own tbcnr by easy tneth
definitely declined, upon    the   ground
(iiat. all co'ionial   trooji.s  uiiis-f,  l).;' con-
sifh-red in every re--pec! a   part, of  the
imperial army a rid treated aecordinr/ly,
a-' 10 pay and all oilier mfittr-i--.   This
deci-ion  bad   been   arrived   ill,   by   the
war   offic-e   afti r   most    eai-efnl    and
matured   ( on-iclera lion,   anfl    it    was
therefore useless- to diseu-s   if,  further.
I'ul adfled   Sir   Wilfrid,, iiia-mucli   as
the imperial   pay   vva-   l.-.s1;   than   that
received by th"  Can.idiin   militia,   the
government,   propo-cd   to   a.-k   pnrlia-
111.-nt tfi apprfipriati'   a  sum   s-ulTit-i'-Mit j
to pay the  difference,  such   fliiTeience
(o lie given lo nur -lolflieis   upon   their
relui-n   or   placed   at   Ihe   di-po.-nl   of
t.heir I'amilie.s  in   their absence.    Tliis
(iiiiKiiirici-iiit'iil.    way     received     with
eiitliii.-<ia.ii ic   cheers   in    which     even
member--   of   tbe   opposition    showed
Mime inclination to join, and if, so completely   took   (be   wind   out,   of   their
leaflei'v, ibnl. when Mr.   Foster   ro-e   to
reply be was eon.-l r.i in'-d lo   move   the
adjournment, of   the   debate   to   givt
hiiWt'Jf an opportunity to recover.
j      VICTORIA, B. C.
.   Our large new six-storey biiildinp; is
filled with t.h'e newest, ptoductions in
Furniture, Carpets,
v      1
Crockery, Glassware,     <���
and Complete ,
House Furnishings.
t?S7??��r "-. ^^-
<   !>T'1)..C',rB'j'.''''^ Z*    /ViiV/   ,h',/ss->
-ft-? -^-������'
Remember���We are IVIanufac-
ttirerSjJobbers & Retailers. . ��� "
IVri/r lo us for Catalogue, Samples or auy dnfovulation desired.^
'TBZTXTz:'��*zr.'zrz~rzz?ii-Z3j--.i?rx: cn.wr--.-r7r
ha-, now uver 100
pair oils and all
a if s,-iii��.M.'fJ with
1 heir Wfu U>.
(live    11 =(    il
ti-i.il and . be
viiif-d     that.
Wfirk   i i
tn    I ha I,
f.f     the
MsLennan, ffioPeelj
iu IlOjiLL oh si!
���ind   Tiling.
& Company, Limited,
*/APC S Plale !ml SiUJp1, ^Iass'
riMSiL   !    Wood    Mantels,   Gratff
M.UI'JSTfC!   STFJ^L   11ANOJ0S   for   Hotel   and   Family       e
.ivrmers* and Mill Supplies.
Vancouver, - - British Columbia,
Ibvinches at Dawson City, Atlin and Bennett.
Ewrzcsbs 5ns3Kx7XZxxrwiu&ujnw:
Jan. l/lli, ll��if��.
McKcozio Ave.nue,
Kiwtof Moiyonn Hank.
(Late rMacFai-lane & Co.)
\V" are Mannfaflnrer's and din-cL Impot't'M--, .-iiifl carry a large stock of
H.ihiiice-, .'''iii-naces. h'ii'e (;iay iron']-., Scientific and Pr.ielic-i) Books, Glassware,
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