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Array Prov  WidnU^r^  '  '���������? '   C^c,\  Vol.* lO'.-No': 47.  REVELSTOKE:* B. *'0., TEBR-UAJRY 20, .1.904.  $2.00 Per Year.  Just 'Opened, Fine  ige of Tailor-  Made   Suits   and  Skirts Suitable for  ��������� Early Spring* Wear;  '���������i  " Coats, wit li -Tight - Fitting .,  Backs, and Semi,-Length: -,  Patterns,in Checks, 'Stripes.- ,  .and- Cheviot Serges.  "Every *  G-arment' Tailor - Made-^and :V  A'-'Pit"is" Guaranteed!, "\ "  -   "  P'RIOESz/BIGHT^  ��������� i  BRITAIN ANDJF0CE MAY CLASH.  ������.i  ��������� ������ ' L_i  ;, r ������  Great* Britain -Preparing for  War and France  Will Despatch Ships  '     and Soldiers to 'the Far"Eos'���������Heavy- War -Risks Against:  '     <  ;;'m Anylo-Frenc/i Conflict���������France Declines to ' ,  Declare   Neutrality and Aids Russia.  A London de-patch  -ays  the   lii'h-  i.-h I'oieign ollice   is  unea-v iuu.iiding  i ������ .  the outlook'wink*   the  admiralty  l?  getting lea'dy for nipid niiihih/.iitioii 'in  c.i-o certain eveiituahtie- 'develop.    -'  i     ,  ' Tin- mira-inc��������� is caused by the ar-  titudool' Fiance.    Llouls l- tudayiisk-  "     ' j'  hi'' u iiie'iiiiim of Ut) pur cent against.  CI I t '        , J .  .in on tin ci k of .in Anglf.-Fionoh ������.u  ��������� , .     ',   ��������� , ' f    i' '  nit bin the novt tliiee moiit lis-.  France h.i- not given -a loii'n.il declination of hi; .ittitmle of neuiriihty ,in  thp fin cist but Im- allowed Ku-s*i.i to  use .lilbui'il .it" 'he head of the Keel  sea n- .\ lu-o of leiichvvoiia for her,  licet, which ia eoiitiaiy't'o the usage  of nunri.il 'pouei-. Fi.ince ha-oidoiod  her ohipS'.iiul -.oldiois io theo.i-t fioin  the Modi ten aiiean 'poit-s iind this..ja-  ken in connection with-the .uumdo  Ot thcrgovoi nnieni! ii thought in ninny  ((,ti.iitci- to.bis-igiiilio.ini  I'u^-ia it, .known totl>c .ntmg. Kei utmost, enilcivour- to got Fiance to  -tioroh eveiy poini niTior,f.ivoi ''  ��������� .Montreal,- Feb. '19 ���������Another day  parses \\ itlii-no-_nei\s of inipoi t.int  strategic action on the part of eithei  Russia 01 Japan in .tlio far east and  no 'news 'of any,_cng,igeir.ents whiit-  ovor.    'J'he whole situation, now ah.it | icception  the lirst 'surprises of the'war have  pis-cd. appeals to,bo one of lCsolutc  prcpai ation fc-ra long stiuggle oi. the  p.ut of Kiissia,, while .Jiip,'ui is up-,  parently pui suing her oiiginul pi n  witli",Tiiii,iLiiited' /.e.il in the hope of  gaining m'astcry of the seas.  "'lUi-sian government has abolished  the censorship in the case of all  telegrams going abroad.      ,   ,"  - .St. Petersburg, Feb. L9���������War minister Kuiopatk-in will be <i[ipoinLed  commander-in-chief o!��������� the'/ai my and  Viee'Aclmiial Muk.irnolf will bo'com-;  iii.n.dei'-in-ohiol of the navy.  Sl*'IJeteishnrg/Feb. I!)���������The Russian government rod.iy abolished the  censorship upon "-.ill news and' othei  lelegianis going ab)oail-.- The , lilting  of the embargo on the fice ti.i'ns-  ni'sfeion of news wlii'cb Jias existed for  generations is leg.ndcd .'S tbe most ini-  ,i . '   .   '  poir.mt iictionysmco the emancipation  of the seffs.   j '   ' ���������  . f  Tok-io  Feb    19���������The  Ciews'of  the  i .        ���������...  Xis-'ben and  ICasuga   the. two ci uisei-  piucji.tscd by the government   ol  .lap-  iin Iiom   Italy, were loimnlly leeeivccl  lodn.i Jn Tokio and weiC'givoiij.i great  and Heaters     7  * *  Stoves and   Ranges   for  Wood or Coab in. Sizes 7:  ' 9,, 10,  at'from '$ 1 5V00 up.  '':    ;  ',     SKATES '"'"���������    ' '-  S# ,Extra values'in Skates'tind larije variety to choose from.*  A'R'NBSS,  ' ���������" '    " .'" ' ' '       ' '        o'  Team Il.-une���������lot Lumbering. Farm mid Drny Work.'  Single llarno���������,  ^s  *"- foi  J-J.xpic���������, iind  Driving, llor-e Blanket-, Whip.-, 'eiu/,-  tr^   '    ' ' ' ll ' -- . . ���������?  'M White and Granite Enamel .Ware. Crocke'rv'and Gl'ass-  >kij -. '       ���������   - *��������� ' ''  "^ '   '   " ware. '' Full stock<.of-Groceries at,.    ���������.. r> <  ss^^^ss^&smsss^s^^^^^^ss^^^miisss-i^s^^^s^^^^  ������        %J?\E)    r  *i|     -yy -ra     -J _1   *  ,- JeL.ai  I. ������  TAYLOR  BLOCK, .McICE-V/lli AVR , JtEVELSTOKE.   " ,.  "-.<.,'--:. ������������������Ji'-  ';-   --f - y::-^-L <i: >���������-' -. {-'\  '     .       j       '        ..-      ..       X''   '    ��������� g  ,^<������?^L<<m!&Xi!?^'T!&&Z^^  Mail  Order  'Hi'  0 "* '  Headquarters for G-rbceries  Stoves", -Hardware, Harness,'' etc.  1   ' <.  '������ ' ���������   ' \  J^^rSj' , . , . >^ -51  , tt'_        ���������       '-      1- ���������   '.  that->\������ '������' (���������hm-isuaffr Xf~''"  < W< W&Jbfr������&8f     i-  THE MJMDO Of JAPVX  -thi. czui or nu.ssrv  I  f) tSfi  y&  it !T&  FOR A FEW DAYS. BUBIN6 EBBBUABY  XVc will continue our Dressmaking Bai-oains.    We will  -make any lady a street or walking skirt for $3.00.   Some  of  the   ladies in town have availed themselves of this  Genuine baroain offer and arc more-than satisfied.  WHY NOT YOU ? :  "We aie -hovi'inir for ihe pioaeiit some new dress m.itei ml-���������Zobelinc 111  dilleienl shades 11 lino camel's li.tn linish. principally in two tone,  eticcts. at GO cenis ]>ei yaid. , -'  JloiiiOsptm. i)(J inches, all wool and an extra, heavy weight, all eolois at  b-3 cents per yaid. ' (  Xovelty -tilting- in all colors with snow Make effect, 5(5 and 00 inches  viide, at $\:ln per yaid. ,  ltiploy's piile lini-li in fancy diess miileiials, per yard, (10 cont-a.  KiiL'li-h bioadcloth in plain colors, in SO inches wide nnd all wool, tho  "tine-t, per yaid, Jj*2.1)0. '  NEW GOODS  Lndios' white linen collais, ping pong, poppy, the now tu:novor collar  at J.") cents.  Klaniielette.enibioJdory, all color- and width-, at 8, 10 and to coats.  Midgut Took bow and -tiing ties, to lie worn with the ping pong collais  lit 25"nnil 35 cents.  China   -ilk-,   1"i   cent-.    Silkinc,   Kinhroideiy   Hoops, Briiiiiuid  and  Amistiong and Corticelli silk- tor tancy work.  LIMITED.  1  Millinery and Dressmaking Departments on Second Floor  Ralph McLean Found Shot in   his  Home at Grand Prairie.  f  On. Wednesday W A. Monl-i.--  ci'iv.'d a telegiam stating li'is biorhoi-  li'-law Ttalii'i McLean had bi-.'n i.hiiuI  iload in b.d" at lu.- lioine at Giand  l'Mirre with a bullet wound thinugh  rhc head ��������������� -Mr ^lonis left h.v So I  -.line ev oiling.  -Ralph McLean was well-known in  Reveistoke, wlieic ho wa- a uiuvui-.il  l.tvorite. die had been -ome time in  F B. Wc-ll-'s sLoic. and. on the clcntli  ol his uncle 111 Scotland, came into  con-idei.iblu inoiicy. with which ho  inve-iod 111 a Much at tii.uid 1'iairie,  .ib'nit I f mi le- -nutii of Duck- JIc  has a liiothoi- at the coast and two  si-tei- hoio'-Mi's. Mo!ii-,'.ind AIiss. Mc-  ��������� Lo.in.  Xotlimg i- yet known as' to the  liiannei in which deceased came by  hi-death. A letter had been icccivi-d  fioin him stating that su-piciou-  ch.uactoi- had been .1 round and Hint  he did not cm 10 ab-iut lieinrr -0 much  aluiie. Ar the lime 01 the tiagcdy  theie wa- no one connected with tho  farm with him, the nun having been  .-cut 'to the pust cifiioe at Ducks to  mail lettei-.    ���������  Later infoiiiiation is to the elVect  that deceased had evidently intended  going out -hooting a- he wa- lixing  his rifle when the ini-hnji occurred.  Ho had n l.ngc block of wood against  which lie had been cleaning the rillo,  Hfiid had hoi rimed a sciew-diivcr fioin  a ncighlioi to u-e on it. He was fully  dics-cd, with manitob.is on as if all  ready to go out, and us deer had been  seen about it i- supposed he intended  to go after them ant! was getting irmly  the rifle when it accidentallv dischai-  gul (l-.c-Sliiit p.i'-sjii" ihiougli tho tup.  01 In'- head, and causing immediate  death. c  An irii|iie.-t was held at the 1 .niche  iJn-TlnTi.(la\~"TuTciriie vei diet lefurnecl  wa- - lhal (Iccoa-ed came b,, hi- ih ath  by a -licil tion'i a gun :iceidoiit,-;llv dis-  cliargid in il.o bind- i-.i dceasKl.''  T'io b idy wa- bioiiyht on lo l.ovel,-  stolce nnd the uuieial took (ilac'e yes-  touia.v, A. .McL'0.111, 01 Vancouver bio-  thei til deec.i-i.cl ancl \\* -V i\loii-i-i being the diiel nioniiieis Rev. C. -\  I'locuinei condtic led the buna Ken ice-  Tliefiiiici.il was I.ugelv iitientled. and  bcMiilnuJ wioaths weicscnt by Mi. unci  aMi- Ilolton, .Mis. Kd wa id-, 31 r and  Mi-. Down.'-, Mr. and 31i-. Com-iei  Mi.,-ind -Mis. Al kin1- -,Mes-is. Holten.  F. 13 Well'-, ]<'. I-'ia-ci, Alkins, ,1. Gu\  Ijarbei', and .J. _S.iniloi-oii 'weie pall  be.uei-.  ^Indi -ymp.tthv is felt with the soi-  lOVMii'' fiicnds in their beieavement.  tU. Flciiiing, vv hose skull wa.- ci iishc-cl  al'l'ing-ton on TI1111-day.died.it the  )ro-pital on Sunday, si'nd w.isbiuied  Tue-dav.  :Ln~stock-takinp; we'"lintl "l^Goo's-":hat-.u'&'' ck  "'carry over, and  we   put   them  on  our"t.'ible, to clear at  1'less than 'manufacturers;prices. M , k '       ' /^ r:r^ l  on All Dress G-oods -  Just   to   start   our   dressmaking" [depar'tment.  d  "Wo have much ple.i-ine ,in recommending .Mis. J-hoolc. u ho has  taken cli.ugc ol 0111   Die-.-niaking  Depaitnieiit.    All work.guai.iiitecd.  imi i-3 Jt^aj-UMiryraaru^t-* i*  rill &  X'ly Goods 3fi-ieh,inf\ Rcv-i-Uiok  Ti,  n 0.  COUGH REMEDIES  AT BEWS  BABY'S OWN COUCH SYRUP  An excellent cine for baby's cough.  LINSEED, LICORICE &CHLORODYNE  For older childien and adults.  SENECA  The evor-ieliablo  loinody,  icliovcs  hoaisene-s at onco.  WALTER BEWS, Phm. B.  Drug-g-lst and Stationer,  iliiil order, promiillj filled. Noxl Huiuo's.  DMiomiiiK 11 Siiucially.  j^s    We   have   just   received a consignment of  Boots  X \and Shoes,   Mats   and   Caps,    Hosiery   the   latest- ^8  8 'i} CS' GIVE US A GALL  Our  customers   will   do   well   to .note   that   with  every bar of laundry soap  We Give Away a Towel  Our line of Groceries cannot be beaten in British  Columbia. Our Crockery stock is complete in  all lines.  MACDONALD & MONTEITH  SM  ^ .-"  / ,    , O V- 'liVr   (       r  ,r,     I ,    I  ,     f   .<���������   I',  - ^ .*,; ���������' j i-  lW.j  iuiitfj'-4ttr,sT'-*'i*i   v Z'tVt     it U  t/i.C'^w'r   "~J  ���������.���������    i -U^f,1 ' ���������*������������������/ ���������"���������'   ���������**(/  " l' C'.  r'i  '  THE KOOTENAY MAIL. ,  THE WAR*  Japs Score Several Victories Dur-  St. Votei-sluirg, Keb. J.'L���������The reiiort  '.tlial the Japanese Imd landed'. at'I'orfc  "!Aitliiir witii the loss of two rogiiiicntH  '������   doiiied   licie?   Nothing   ih   known  <������flioially ic-ganling the movements of  ,' the* Vladivostock squadron but the ic-  poitt* that it had mink Japanese trans-  ��������� ports   oil'   Wong   Wiih'  und'destroyeil  Hakodatearc gcucinlly discredited.    A  ,    miviil export, however,'says that if the  JJakodate report is   true the Kussian  aiiiiiiriil will l>e nlilo.to eomo south by  the eastern coast of Japan  and cause  1 ������-iHirii>ou.s havoc,along  the shore anil  to shipping and ultimately will etVeot  :t junction with the 'Russian squadron  from J'.nrope.   The  telegraph   line  is  Jiolioved   lo   lie'  interrupted   between  "Vulu river und I'tut Arthur which explains the absence' of  news legiiiding  -the engagement at'(..lionuilpo. , Littlo  doubt however is euU*rtniucr> ris'to t!".G  \Jjlk' wf VilMllg and KoricU.   The first  .Tci'iing  or depression" is disappearing  -   sind entire confidence  is expressed in  ihe  ultimate success of  the [tiuwiuii  '   Anns.    ,"_., ���������     a  ,. , ' New York, Feb. 13.���������The American  ^Berlin correspondent snys,Uic Russians  Attribute 'their defeat at  Tort' Arthur  to  the c/.ai,  who cried  pence  when  'everyone   else   knew   pence  was'impossible.     He is said to have tied the  "  hands,of Russian naval and  military  leaders .who .knew 'that war,was_iu-  ������yi table,       ,-���������r      ,     i  -3,'fc.V Voric, Feb.  13.'���������The  Herald's  ing tlie anniversary of Admiral Alex-  ietfs' birthday.' ��������� - (  Nagnwiki, Feb. 12, via Shanghai,  Feb.,, 15.���������It is estimated 30OJ0O0  Japanese troops arc now ready to be  placed in the field without impairing  Hie national defences. The movement of the troops is shrouded in  secrecy.  ' ,  St. Petersburg, Feb, 15.���������The first  oflicial account of the battle at Port  Arthur on Tuesday has been received  here. It says that a'Japanese squadron of fifteen,vessels began a bombardment of Port Arthur, that the Russian  squadron and fortresses replied (and  the battle lasted forty minutes when  tlie Japanese were'forced to retire.  The Japanese flagship was seriously  damaged and .live other Japanese  vessels arc said1- to have sunk nt sea.  The'-Russian Josses wore : Officers  wounded one so slightly he .continued  lighting, six men killed, and 5G  wounded.  ,. Seoul; Corea, Fed. 15.���������The Russian  cruiser Varing, which, was sunk- by  the .ft'panose at Chemulpo, lost thirtj;  men and' seven ofl'reers killed and  forty-two wounded.' - '  Tokio, Feb. 15.���������Enormous military  activity prevails but the govern men t  carefully conceals its plans. '    ,''     ,.;  St. Petersburg, Feb. 15.���������Major-Gon-  eral Pllug. yiceroyiAlexicfVs' chief of  statl", telegraphs, that the situation at  Port Arthur was unchanged yesterday  Reports from Yin' Kan he continues  declare that the Japanese arc preparing to land at Tsin Jencla.  St. Petersburg, Feb. 16.���������The ,'re'  port is con tinned from a- private  source that  the "Russian cruiser Boy  Xo;  ���������ndon correspondent /wys" Qeriiiuiiy  arin  was  blown "up  last Sunday and  may assist Kussla  in the  far east  in  . order to bring about the evacuation of  r Wei'Uai" Wei   now   held' by Great  Jtiitain and with a view  to   win   back  '���������jigaun ltusbia'8'  friendship   and  oust  ^France from favor.     " ...  Tokio, Feb. 13.^-Thc_Chiricse government has declared , the  neutrality  . ,������[   China   during   the   war   between  Russia and Japan. .  -    St.   Petersburg,  Feb. 13;-12 a. in.���������  ', An- oflicial, telegram   received   heie  Irom Port Artbur.datcd'Feb.   13,-says  the tights ot   the enemy's ships  weie  seen otl Inkan on the'evening ot Feb.  .. - i     - ...  11.       Tt   says' further   that   advices  reached Port Arthur Feb.  12, that six  Japanese battleships had appealed  in  , - the roadstead of Knoan   Kon, on   the  IValu River and opposite the   Korean  port of Nigh, also   that  the  booming  of cannon had been heard.  Port Said, Feb. 13.���������The native pics.s  in jubilant at the Japanese successes  sind urges Turkey lo take ad vantage ot  Jl.u.s.sia's piediciniout to-declaio war on  3tulg.iria, with the object oi administering a lesson to that count i.v and ic-  coveiing Southern Rouinauia.  St. Petersburg, Feb. 13 ���������Tho finance  jninister  telegraphed   the  c/.ar   that  1 there   had   been   no   change   in the  eastern situation in the last few days.  Che Foo, Feb. 1-t.���������A steamer arriving here from -Port Arthur reportc  that heavy firing was heard in, straits  of Pe Chi Li on Saturday at midnight.  ��������� Koine. Feb. U.���������Admiral Muribollo  yesterday' received a telecram from  China that in the second assault upon  Port Arthur three more Eussian ships  irere put completely hors de combat  iu addition to those damaged in the  iu the first attack.  Tokio, Feb. 14.���������Jt is stated here  the JapnnebC squadron had sealed  Port Arthur.  The Russian Vladivostock squadron,  consisting of four ships, has left 'that  ���������port ai/d passed Tsugaru straits on  the I Ith, steering westward.  Che  Koo,  Feb.   14.���������A  reliable re-  "jport says three Russian torpedo boats  .have   been  sunk by  guns  from   the  forts.   They were mistaken iov  Japanese vessels.  New York, Feb. 15���������According to  a despatch from Tokio oflicial confirmation is given to the report that  three of the four warfhips from Vladivostock which entered the Txugaru  atraitn to attack Hakodate were blown  tip by mines on tho night of l'Vt> 13th.  while attempting to pass the straits.  A London cable says later advices  .are that four Russian warship-' have  lieen sighted in the Tsugaru straits  since the report went out that three  of the cruisers had been sunk or -dis-  flbled.  Ying Kow, Feb. J-t. ��������� fn consequence of the attack by the Japanese  upon Port Arthur, Admiral Alexietf  has ordered all foreigners and civilians  to leave the place.  The Russians freely admit their un-  pieparedness for the  Japanese attack  to have been a terrible blunder.   Only  half the ships were  in   line of battle,   2  -and their officers were ashore c'clebrat-  that.all her officers and crew, 197 in  number, were lost. The Royarin was  last reported as having taken part in  the engagement of'Feb. 9 at Port  Arthur. '  A telegram from Tort Arthur reiterates the statement tlmt... three  Japanese torpedo ^boats- have been  sunk in a night attack on Port  Arthur. '-  Tokio, Feb. 10.���������The German steamer Batavia, which arrived at Moji today with refugees from , Vladivostock  reports that ten Russian torpedo  boats are frozen up at Vladivostock.  There are iio torpede cs 'nor, niines  sunk at Vladivostock and the place is  totally unprepared to resist an attack.  " The "Russians, continue    to"/mass  their troops on the north bank of - the  Yalu River.- -'    , '  Seoul, Feb.' 16.���������The Korean government has granted Japnneso tlie  right to traverse the country. ' It is  reported Japanese warships- have  trapped, three Russian , warships'at  Yongampho," but no details of-the  exploit have been received.  Berlin, Feb. 16.���������A  St.'Peteisburg,������~-  despatch to an evening paper says 6u0  Russian soldiers who are  supposed to  have lost their way in  a, snow  storm  while marching   across   Lake  Baikal,  have been frozen to*death. * '  ti        ���������       ?  Constantinople, Feb. 16.���������An irnde  l?as been issued commanding the Turkish press'to refrain from publishing  comments unfavourable to Russians  during the war. (, r  ' Yinghow, Monday Feb'! 15.���������Threnr  tcning demonstrations have been made  against the British' gunboat Espicglc  and United States gunboat Helena by  Russian soldiers, whose assaults upon  and depredations against other'foreigners continue.    ' "?  It is stated here tli'at Jnpan will  wait indefinitely to ,land troops in,  Manchuria as slie considers that control of the seas obtained by Japan nullifies Russia's power in'tlie east?  . New Chwang, Feb. 10.���������Admiral  AlexiefV, accompanied by Gen. Pflug,  his chief ot staff, and tho other niem-  bars of his staff, left Port Arthur to-  dav, it is understood for Harbin.  .   I        (r '       ^ '     .    I   - -       -  London, Feb. 16.���������A despatch to  the Central .News from St. Petoisburg  says that an oflicial despatch has been'  received theie from Port Arthur admitting that the Japanese have m-  vndcdrl'oi't Atiliiu'. ,' - - , , - v:  - London, Fob. 16.���������A despatch to the  Ccnti.il News says that 2,000 .Russian  troops have occupied New Chwungi.  Tokio, Feb.' 17.���������A' heavyp slorrn  spared Russians -fioin a desperate  torpedo attack at Port'Arth'ur on 'the  morning of Sunday, Fob, 14lh. During the preceding night the vessels of  tlieTTapaui;Bo - Until la of torpedo crafty  were so enveloped by the force of the  wind, and waves in a blinding snowstorm that only 'two -16f,the*- largest  destroyers succeeded in forcing their  way through the fierce gale to Port  Arthur."' 'When they arrived,, )they  attacked separately and the officers -,of  one of them "are confident  that;." they.  succeeded" in   torpedoeing' a  Russian  " -. . .    ���������    >     '  warship. ,,  i    < -  (f'niilimipd nti Pntro Six )  am  i i   > ��������� ' i   ���������  " * i <t   '  That   Mr. This.-or JMr. That  sends'East for his   .  clothing, his dry goods or his' "groceries, ��������� and at the   -  ,.   same time send, East' for  your requirements in the  \*   fPrinter9* Trade,        <    ,  1 -    *   it > ' i- ���������     /      ' i , ' ,       '  Working   Printers  are  paid good wages and tlieir ,   /'  ' ,    trade forms'a considerable item in  the  commercial ',  '    world of the city. < '< ��������� ' <  ,  Shop'- Keepers!  be  loyal -to,.your city in? small    ���������  matters���������-get' yoiir  printing  done  in   Reveistoke.  -'- ������������������';  , (Remember that'because an Eastern traveler selling   ,,  dry  goods  or. groceries,   carrying, a "side line" of .    , <.  office supplies,   the   product   of   cheap labor, and  therefore offers  to  cut prices/-it is not alyvays'.the,  .  , "   best business policy to' let such printing orders pass".  your own   fellow,-townsmen. ,,- Donlt..neglect' the   s  ( chance of aiding in the building up of the'eity.'- --���������    -  ,:.   >_ REMEMBER,'' ALSO,', that   strictly,  first-class  :        work, and promptness and-thorough satisfaction , to \  'all'patrons  are  tlie  salient  features of the  work  --.--;       -    ,<.   '   --  J ,   '     ,- ��������� '     i   i, -   '. ���������"*-  ���������  done in The "������ '��������� ''��������� ��������� ���������'-'  '"- ���������*- ���������'"���������    , '- ' *   ������'/:  - _    ,    '   ���������     , /   ���������  '    n      \ ,.'.'���������"������,   l  Kjo oie ri ay Mail  , .1'-  . ''1  I       t'f  ''"}  ' '  I'l  ; I  _L  The Victoria Cross  ���������    For Valor In Ten Colors ,.������  * c  Weekly Mail and Empire  For News-  -24 Pages  THE picture shown is one dear to every man, woman,  . boy and girl, on accouDt of its meaning���������" The Victoria Cross," given for conspicuous bravery. If only  the soil of South Africa could voice the deed3 performed  upon it, how many "Victoria Crosses would have been  found to have been earned by Canada's sons 1 It is  hard in the heat of action to notice every act of valor, and  therefore only those which take place under the eye of  superiors of sufficient rank can be noted. ������  The picture shows one of such deeds. Two troopers are '  closely pressed by the enemy. The horse of one is hit.  Under the withering fire, the man whose mount is unharmed  halts, and, risking everything, waits to get his comrade safely  mounted behind him and carry him back to the Canadian  lines. It is a desperate deed, and one often performed but  seldom noticed. When, however, such an act is seen, the  reward dear to soldiers' hearts above every other is the  result.  This picture is from the brush of Mr. VV. B. Wolleo, an  artist famed for his war pictures, one whose work appears ia  all the leading illustrated periodicals of the Empire, It is a  forceful subject from the hand of a strong man.  The Mail and  Empire  has obtained the exclusive right for this picture in Canada.  It is a perfect ten-color reproduction, and will be given FJ^EE  to readers under the following conditions: ���������  With The Weekly Mail and Empire  Hew ������nd ������ld jnhsrriberj m*jr ������eeore see copy ot the Artop*nir������ on oMrrin**  ONE YEAR'S subscription, piyib\e in advance, mailed to anjr iddrei" !���������  Canada, Great Britain or United States tor $1.00.  tat tamplex at paper and further pnrticular>, write to��������� ������  CIRC DILATION DEPARTMENT,  MAIL AND KMFIR.Z,  TORONTO.  - Ka.iMiB^.aFSA^.'.MfMWtnrr^Tflj-p"  Synopsis of Regulations for Disposal^of  Minerals on Dominion Lands in'Manitoba, tho Northwest Territories and  tho Yukon Territory.  Coal.���������Coal lands may be purchased at  110 per acie for soft coal and $20 lor anthracite. Not more than'320 ��������� acres can  be acquired by one individual or cora-  Dany. Royalty at tlie rate of ten cents  per ton of 2,000 pounds shall be collected  on the gioss output.  Quartz ���������Persons of eighteen years and  over and joint stock companies holding  free miner's certificates may obtain-entry  for a mining location.  A free'miner's certificate is granted for  one or moi e years, not exceeding five, upon payment in advance of $7.50 per annum for an individual, and from $30 lo  $100 per annum for a company, according  to capital.  A fioe miner having discovered mineral  in place, may locate a claim 1500x1500 feet  by marking out the same with two legal  posts, bearing location notices, one at  each end on tlie line of the lode or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within fifteen days if located within ten miles of a  mining lecordor's office, one additional  day allowed for every additional ten  miles or fraction. The fee for recording  a claim is $5.  At least,$100 must be expended on the  claim each year or paid to the mining recorder In lieu thereof. When $500 lias been  expended or paid, the locator may, upon  having a. survey made, and upon complying: with other requliomenta, puichase  the land al $1 00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by the Minister of the Interior to locato claims  containing Iron and mica, also copper, in  tho Yukon Teiritory, of an'area not exceeding 160  acres.  The patent for a mining location shall  provide for the payment of royalty on tho  sales not exceeding five per cent.  Placer Mining, Manitoba and the N.W.  T., excepting the Yukon Territory.���������  Placer mining claims generally aro 100  feet square; entry fee, $r>, renewable  yearly. On tho North Saskatchewan  Rlvor claim? for either bar or bench, the  former being 100 feet long and extending  between high and low water mark. Tho  latt'.-r Includes bar diggings, but extends  liiu.-k to the lutse of the hill or bank, but  not exceeding 1,000 feet. Whore steam  power Is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Drudging In the livers of Manitoba  and llio N. W, '!'., excepting the Yukon  Territory.���������A free miner may obtain only  two louses of five miles each for a. term  of twenty years, renewable In tho discretion  of  the  MlnlHlcr of  Iho  Interior.  The li'HHee's right li conllned to the submerged bods or burs of the river below  low water mark, and subject to the lights  of all p'THOns who have, or who may receive entries for bar diggings or bench  rliilniH, except on the Saskatchewan  River, where, the lessee may dredge to  high water murk on each alternate lease-  hftlil  The lessee shall have a dredge In operation within one kuiisoii from the date of  tlio I'-aws for cich live rnile.s, but wheie  a person or com finny lias obtained more  than one IcaHO uno dredico for each fifteen mil's or fraction Is siilllclont.  Tloiitnl. C10 per annum for each mile of  river leaned, Royalty at the rate of two  and a half per cent collected on Iho output after 11 exceeds $10,000.  Dredging  In  tlio  Yukon  Territory.���������Six  lenses of rive miles each may be granted  to  a  free  miner  for a  term  of twenty  years, also rrnowable.  The   lessee's  right   Is  confined  to   the  be fixed by its position on the 1st day of  August in the year of tho date' of .the  lease. - -    .,   , -', ,.  The lessee shall have one dredge in opei ation-within two years'Irom the date,  of tlie lease, and, one dredge lor each  live miles within six years, fiom such  date. .Rental, $100 per mile for the ilist  year, and ,$10 per- mile for each subsequent year. Royalty, same as placer mining. - j  Placer Mining in the Yukon Territory.  ���������Creek, liver .gulch and hill claims shall  not exceed 250 feet in length, measuied  on tho base line or-general diicction of  tho cieek or gulch, the width being trom  1,000 to 2,000 teet. All other placer claims  shall be 200 teet sauare.  Claims are marked by two legal posts,  one at each end, beailmr notices. Entry  must be obtained within ten days. If the  claim is within ten miles of mining re-  cotders office. One extra day allowed  for each additional ten miles or fraction.  Tlie person or company staking a claim  must hold a free miner's certificate.  The dlSL-oveier of a new mine Is entitled  to a claim of 1,000 teet in length, and if  the patty consists of two, 1,500 teet altogether, on tlio output of which no royalty  shall be charged, the rest of'the pauy  ordinal y claims only.  13ntiy fee, $10. Royalty at the rate of  two and one-half per cent on the value  of the gold shipped Irom tho Yukon Territory to bo paid to the Comptioller.  No fiee miner shall'iecelve a grant of  moie than one .mining claim on each sep-  eiate river, creek or gulch, but tlie same  miner may hold any number of claims  by puichase, and free miners may woik  their claims In partnership by 'Milinj;  notice and paying ice of $2. A claim may  be abandoned, aud another obtained on  tho same croek, gurch or river, by.giving  notice and paying a fee.  . Work must be done on a claim each  year to-the value of at least $200.  A ceitillcate that work has been done  must be obtained each year; If not, tho  claim shall be deemed to be abandoned,  and open to occupation and entry by a  fiee miner.  The boundaries ot a claim may be do-  fined  absolutely    by  having    a    suivey  made and publishing notices in the Yukon  Oflicial Gazette.  Hydraulic   Mining,   Yukon   Territory.���������  WRAPPING  PAPER, AND  ..   PAPER. BAGS-   "  Tire Kootenay Mail has been -  appointed  agent for one   of  -the largest Canadian   Paper  Mills.    '  Wrapping papers in  rolls ot  Hat,   and  paper  bags   of  all  weights and sizes supplied to '  order printed or imprinted.  Kootenay Mail, Reveistoke.  NOTICE.  NOTICE ii hereby riven that thirty clny.������=  after date I intend to annly to1 the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Worksforn ttj>cciafi  licenbo to cut and carry away timber from the,  following described lands, \iz.:     , ,,  Starting at a post marked l* John Vicars'"  north-oust corner post," situated on Columbia  river, wo������t side-, opposite Burton City, rannin^  thonoo 40 chains \\Cbt, thonco south I GO chaiiu-  011 to hank of river, thouce following tho IkibIc  of rivor first in an easterly direction, thence m<  a northerly diroctiou to point of contmeiictt'-  mont. "   JOHNT VICARS,  Nakusp, R. C, December 31,1903. v ^  NOTICE.  NOTICE is liorobygivon Unit thirty days aftor  ditto 1 intend to apply to tlio Oliief Com-  ii \\\  mi&'.ioiior   of   Lands nnd Works   for a special1  liconso to cut nnd curry iiwiiy timlior from th������-  following duscribod inr.ds, viz:  Starting lit u post mnrkod  " Carolino M. Sy���������  .. ,        . _. nions1 sonth-oa-.L cornor post," planted at the-1  Locations suitable for hydraulic mining, ' north-oust, corner of tho "K. and S."RniJway  having a frontage of from one to live  miles, and a depth of one mile or moie,  may be leased for twenty yeais, provided  the ground has been prospected by tlie  applicant or his agent; is found to be unsuitable for placer mining; and does not  include within its boundaries any mining  claims alieady gi anted. A rental of $150  for each mile of lrontage, and loyalty at  thu rale of two and one-half per cent on  tlie value of the gold shipped fiom tlio  Tcriitory aro charged. Operations must  be commenced within one year from the  date of tho lease, and not less than $.'1,000  must bo expended annually. The lcnso  excludes all base metals, quartz and coal,  and piovldos for the withdrawal of unop-  erated laud for agricultural or building  purposes. ,  Petroleum.���������All unappropriated Dominion Lands In Manitoba, tho North-west  Teirltories and within the Yukon Territory 1110 open to prospecting for peti oleum, and tho minister may reserve for  an Individual or company having ma-  uliinery on tho land to be prospected,  an area of 640 acies. Should tlio prospector discover oil in paying quantities,  and satisfactorily establish such discovery, an area not exceeding WO acres, including the oil well and such other land  as may be determined, will be sold to  the discoverer at the rate of $1.00 an  acre, subject 'to royalty at such rite as  may be specified by order-ln-councll.  Department of the' Interior, Ottawa,  Sept., 1903.  JAMES A. SMART  Deputy of tho Minister of tho Interior.  block No, 181), situnted oh tlio wost bank of tho>  Upper Arrow Lake, running north 100 chains^,  thouce vvost 10 clmiiitf, tlionce soutli 160 chaius,-  thouco onst 40 cliuins to iKilut of commciico-  mont.l 1  CAROLINE M. SYMONS.    ,,  jVrrowhond, B. (.'., January 11,1IXM,  The Mastor Mechanics Puro Tar Soap heals  nnd softons tho akin, while promptly cleanfllng  it of greaic, oil, rust, etc.   Invaluable for me-          ..���������..-   ._   ._        chanlcs, farmers, sportsmen.   Free sompleon  submerged bed or bars In the river be-   receiptor 2c. for postage.   Albert Toilet Soap  low low  water mark,  that  boundary to   Co., manufacturer*, Montreal, THE KOOTENAY MAIL ,  ��������� ?&���������fr*^* "l ^*'8* *A* 'fi* 'i*^* "ivlj *il* *j������* *jr*jS*c2c**&**3"'j8T *j9["j8* *jj|'T,'Jt"j&*efr *i8* ^fr 'jft*"j9>' *jtr *;t*  .r,  riiw$''il$,*8M$*<$MiHh������������r)^^ ,k"%������$Ki  i ���������  fiv .  ,"wo; limine you," sue snm in cihii, k\vu  tones.      . , i  She drew her slender figure to its fnil  height mid took the woninn's arm in  -hers.  As she piloted, the trembling flj--  ' tire down tlie long lengUi of tbe car tba  ESTABLISHED  1894,  , Subscription, $2.00 Per. Year-  LT ?"  -f,-.  i. "-  Published Weekly on Saturday by'  ,f he Kootenay Mail Publishing .Col, Ltd.  {    V^J-yJiT^Uf ^   OfrV  and Publishers  Dealers In  Printing and Wrapping Papers  i , \  *��������� J ' I *  and Paper Bags  Loose Leaf Account and Duplicate  . u  Counter Check Svstems  --    '    i  Agents for Tengwell and Opalla  -Patented Loose , Leaf Files,  Ledgers and Billing Systems  Phone No. 13  P. 0. Box No. 70  Sudden starting of the elevated train,  fairly jerked'Alston Davis into n seat.  Ills armful of papers slid to tbe floor.  ) As he.stooped to recover tliera bis  Slance fell upoirthe face of the girl  opposite. - ' - -   -  It was delicate nnd sensitive,- framed  In a soft mass of halrf There was  something,attractive In the clear pallor  of her cheeks and the appealing droop  of the mouth. Yet Alston smiled grimly-   , '      ���������        ,   ~    ,    "Y  "Onc of the'clinging type tnat.I despise," he said to'himself. "The kind  that scream at a-mouse,'and all worn-'  ������n are more or less of that variety?. It  only, shows how, stubborn ' Ursula Is  when,she argues that tliey have courage.   Courage!"     < a  But the girl must have become conscious of his contemptuous scrutiny,  for a flush rose to lior'cheek nnd ������he  turned toward the window. Thus nd-"  nioiiishcd, Alston .betook",himself to  - his paper. . , ' ,   r  '. He  hnd just' burled himself In the  stock quotations; when the sheet was  almost torn froui his band.' - Some one  'lurched.heavily ngalnst him.' .> ,  He  looked  up  In  surprise not  unmixed with anger, -but the aggressor  whs already part way up the aisle.  ,It  was a' woman who staggered blindly  iip the *car.,  Now she turned? uncer^  talnly so that he could see her face:?'"'  i1 She~-was no pleasant sight.   She was'  black   haired, -black, browed, 'middle  aged nnd "drunk.'   Dirt and grime had..'  taken nil vestige of respectability from  her .shabby. -Clothes. - A  rusty ' black  boniiet. was, perched, raklshly on  the  back of her bend."  Prom beneath this  grn'y-bla'ck "locks   straggled. ' .On^one  cheek was the mark of a bruise.-   As  she again lurched past, evidently grop-  ingefor .the door.j-bcr eyes were fixed  in a glassy, stare.   Her lips muttered  unintelligibly.'     ' '   ,        .  ,       .  '  ' Alston's ear"caught a1 sigh that was  lialfjiTsob.   Trie girl opposite.was gaz-,  Jug at the woman with fascinated? fear  dilated eyes!    Others in the,car were  witching���������nnd   smiling.'   Now,'  ns'J ���������'  lurch of the train "flung; her into an  sniles died away. There was such unveiled contempt in licr flashing ,ej'cB  that every man cowered. ..i  ,   Alston ,watched her in  shnmefneed'  wonder.  This creature 'of fire mid passion, this avenging goddess, was"very  different from'the. shy girl who had  shrunk before his gaze.       ,  I1 Almost before, he realized the'train  had stopped, had started nnd1 Twenty-  third was left far behind. 'Tbe'girl  opposite did not come back to ber seat'  She bad left the car with ber cbnrge.  As he thought of the gray eyes that  had not'flinched during that journey  down tbe aisle tlie satisfied look.of the  self'appointed Judge had given, place  to a new humility.'      ''< ' , '-' i '-  , ,r , i> ...  .    ��������� ,��������� ���������'. ��������� ���������   '       ���������      '     ������  1' "Alston,f I iwnnt you to meet'Miss  Harcourt," his sister Ursula said as he  strolled into'her drawing,-room'a nigh/  or two,later.' lie saw a<slender figure  in pale'gray'and a delicate face framed  in soft hair. Ills'hmirt' gave a great  throb? ���������'," .''.'',���������' "' -" ,  'Ton have often' heard me speak.of  Elizabeth"��������� But she broke off ^n'astonishment. A slow flush had'e'rept upf  to the roots of her,brother's hair, and, J  turning-, she,saw it was vividly reflected In tbe cheeks of the girl at-her  side.    , i   .   -^   -1   ,-    .ov  j1 "Oh, then you have met before? And  I had been congratulating myself that''  I, would   be,,the/first  to   make'you.  .friends!"-''   -   , ; '      , J  f  "Yes, we hovel met before," Alston  ^answered  unsteadily, in^pily for tb������  .blushing girl,' and be bent down in his  'courtliestviiianner')aiid kissed a baud';  that trembled.   A     '  ?-   '        ,-���������'.  \' Ursula,  observant sister, "saw  that  'explanations  were' due,, so ^she .stole  '.away.  'Alston promptly sat down be-  'side Miss Harcourt on the;big divan.'  ?  "Can you forgive my impertinence in  staring  at  you   the  other, day?"   he  asked, too" impetuous to-waste time on  ^preliminary conventionalities. - "Oh, if  ,'you could only, know bow often I "have  'thought of 'you since that afternoon  .and;bow I have loathed .myself!    Ev-'  ,ery man of us In that car was a cad,  too fearful-iof public opinion to show,  that poor creature the commonest hn-  'mnnity. ^-You] put us all. to shame-by'  ."your courage.'. I dared not'tell.my Blaster tha't.we were friends, but I.want  'to be.   Will you_let.me.Rhow~j'on-tiint-  ���������I am no't utterly"a coward?"   lie held  .'out his hand appealingly. ^  ;," The girl gave him her hand.   "I have  -thought about'you, too," she confessed  shyly, "but not ns a cad.   I was afraid  ;that?you_would think me too forwrird.  j'And I was rude too. ;.Ycu see", I recog-  "riized  you "from  one" of  your  photo-"  Igraphs,'and-,I, knew you were not a  coward.; -il  k'new?I- should  meet1 you  i when I came here today"��������� She paused,  nnd a rich tide of color swept over her  cheeks.,      , ��������� _   -  Alston had .meant to take her hand,  'butvsudden intuition'made-him draw  -her to him instead. ' - ^ ���������'~ (- ''  - ,"AVe .shall be, friends���������and lovers,"  he whispered. And she did, not say  him nay....  SAILOR ANDrMCRSE.  How the Retired IS**  Captain Ma<������  -'-   - ������j I*arekie*M������.  ,' ���������- >  In "Horses Nine" Sewell.Ford tells  how, a retired' sea captain bought ���������  horse." The story runs: As one who inspects nn unfamiliar object Cnptaia  Bean looked dazedly nt Barnacle's. At  the same time Barnacles inspected tha  captain. With bead lowered'to kneo  level, with ears cocked forward, nostrils sniffing and under lip' twitching  almost as if.be meant,to laugh. Barnacles eyed his prospective owner.  Captain" Beau   squirmed  under the  gaze'of Barnacles' big, calm eye for a  'moment,'fliid then shifted his position.  "What-In" time does be want'any-,  way,, Jed?" demanded the captain.     '  ;   "Wants tVgit acquainted,'that's nhy  ;cap'n.    Mighty   knowfii'   boss,, he is.  Now, some bosses don't take notice of  anything.' They're Jest naturally dumb.  Thenag'in you'll find bosses that seem  | to'know every blamed word you say.  'Them's the kind of bosses that's wuth  .llllVill'." ,  ,  ,r-     ,fi    ) ' ,  i'" "S'pose be knows all the-ropes/jed?"  ' ' "I should say he dldj-capin. If there's  "anything that boss ain't done in his  'day, 'I "don't know, what' 'tis.-, Ncar's I  can find out, he's tried'every kind of  work, in, or out of-traces,-that you  could think'of." "-, >-\, ��������� '  '��������� "Must be some" old by your tell," suggested the captain.? {'Sure, his timbers  are all'sound?" ,       ,     -""'   i /,  '/Dunno 'bout'hls timbers, cap'n,s but  as fer.'wlnd an' limb you won't find ii  .sounder hoss of bis age in this county.'  Course I'm not sellin' him for, a four-  Tycnr-old."   ' '  V  ,- , ., "* -r ,  ',   Again - Cnptnin  Bean , tried to  look  .critically at, the', white horse; but .once  ;/more-he1 met'that calm,' curious gaze,  i nnd the attempt was hardly a success.  I However,'the'captain squinted solemnly" over  Barnacles'   withers' and" res'  '.marked: .-"   * ���������: ���������. j   '���������'' ' ' ���������  f'  !  ,"Yes, he has got some good lines,- ns  J you say.ythoiigh, you wouldn't-liardly  ^call biin'clipper.b'uilt.'.Not much sheer'  for'nrtUiii' a leetle too much aft, eh?",'  *  'At. this' criticism Jed snorted mirthfully.    '" ,     .'    ". ", ,-   ���������->'  , , "Oli, I s'pose he's all rlgl/t," quickly  added'the captain.    "Fact is I ain't'  i never' paid -much -attention' to horses,"  bein' on the. water so, much.'    You're1  sure he'll mind his helm, Jed?"   ' .  "Oh.'he'll go where you p'int him."'  '{Won't drag anchor, will he?" ,  /"Stand all day if.you'il let him?'  "Won.-Jed," I'm" ready to sign.iarti-  es. Icuoss."     -,         ' s       -       - ->)  THE FIRST TAILOR.'  ���������   ���������         ������������������    I  HE   MONOPOLIZED THE   OAHTORmM  ' TRADE OF-THE  WORLol  cles, I guess.1  ORIGIN OF OLD SAYINGS.-  TirE Glltli TUKXED TO HIM DEFIANTLY.  empty seat, there was nn audible tit-'  ter. Xot a hand was uii^ed to help  her. . - s  , In a minute she was on her feet  again, but the chock bad turned her  round, .ind she began a second labored  passage up the car.  The gill had sunk into a miserable  little heap. Alston watched-her half  'pityingly, half anxiously. "She was  just the kind of a girl to faint away,"  lie told himself. ���������  As the woman passed he caught  among her mutterings the word "Twenty-third." Evidently that was the station where she wished to get off. Some  one would have to help her. Who?  The niotorman stood stolidly on ^he  platform between tbe cars. Alston comforted himself with the.reflection that  it was no business" of his if a woman  got so jolly drunk she' could not take  care of herself. City life superinduces  n certain hardness.  To quiet his guilty conscience he  turned again to the girl.  She. too, had'eaught the word "Twenty-third." It was the next station.  She looked around appealingly. She  was the only woman in the car. The  men were engrossed in their papers or  smiling broadly nt the fun.  Her face whitened into determination. She got up hastily and touched  -the woman on the arm. The wretched  creature turned aggressively, but  something of the pain and pity in the  young face seemed to pierce her befuddled brain.  "Twenty-third street," she said thickly, while a fatuous smile spread over  her face.  "You want to get oft at Twenty-  third," the girl repented <f<*ntly. "Yes;;  I know.   I v ill help you off."  Alston sprang to ber side.   "Let me  help," he implored.  -Tl>i*.   cirl   turned   to   bim   defiant]v.  PnintinK n Prince In SInni.  A well known New York artist, who  has just returned from an extended  journey, in tho tar east, tells how-he  attempted to paint the portrait of a  native prince in Korea:  "For more than , three hours , tho  prince sat motionless and without a  woid. like a statue. 'It i-5 fiiiNhcd.' I  told linn at last, and he jumped up like  a,child and ran'over .to see the work.  His delight was unbounded, nnd he  seized my hand and began toishake it  in a most enthusiastic manner.  "Suddenly he became grave and  stared at the picture m a mystified  way. lie looked and looked, and then  peered around at tho buck of the canvas. He seemed horrified beyond expression.  " 'What is it?' I inquired.  " 'You have not .put in my jadd ornament,' said lie in despair.   >  "I had paiutcd'his portrait full face,  and as the Kc*.-oans have a strange  habit of putting small buttons of gold,  silver, jade or amber behind tho left  ear these,'of course, did not appear.  "My explanations did not satisfy the  prince, so I did a rapid sketch of him  in profile, bringing in the jade ornament.   '  " 'That is all very well.' said be, 'but  now where Is the other eye?' "  The? Honeymoon.���������For   thirty   days  after a wedding the ancient'.Teutons  ' had a custom of drinking a mead made  of honey. --   .   . ���������.. , '<���������  ,Tho Bridegroom.���������In primitive.timca  .tlie newly "wedded "man  bad to, wait  upon'bis bride and <the"'guests.on his  wedding'day.   Ho was their groom. '"'  ', Sirloin of Beef.���������King Charles. I., being greatly .pleased'with a roast loin of  beef set-before.him,, declared,it "good  enough to' be_ knighted."  It.has'ever-  einco been called Sir Loin.    vr. '' , /-  A Spinster.���������Women were prohibited  from   marrying in ���������'olden   times , until  they rhad spun a full set of bed fur-,  , nisliings on the spinning wheel; hence,  till married,'thoy were spinsters.'  Cabal.���������This word was coined in  Charles II.'s, reign and applied,.to bis  cabinet council. It was made out of  the initials'of their, names, which were:  .Cliltord, Arlington, Buckingham, Ashley, Lauderdale.  Scandinavian  Carving.  -From earliest times carving li'as> received great attention in Scandinavia.1-  One sees evidence of this in many Swedish churches, both in wood and stone,  dating back many centuries.   In Stockholm are many to be found, now safely cared, for in a well known museum. ,  Some of these northern churches, notably  those of Borgund and  Hiltcrdal.  are quite covered with such quaint ornamentation.   Beyond such public cx-~  prcssion of painstaking labor one may  see in almost any comfortably furnished house woo'den forks,  spoons,  salt  boxes and platters, but still more attracting   attention^ arc  huge  wooden,  tankards,   nnd  these  will  often   bear'  close study both in design and in execution.  TJaen For the Bnliy Cnrringrc.  "Did you ever notice the uses , to  which baby carriages nre put?"-askod  the observant mnn. "Just look at those  children taking those puppies out for  nn Hiring. Tho youngest child was  graduated from that perambulator less  than two years ago, I'll bet. The carriage is somewhat rickety now, and a  careful mother would hardly intrust an  Infant to it, but it makes a good plaything for the children.  "I see laundresses wheeling baskets  of clean clothes home to their customers in baby carriages. It boats walking nnd carrying a big basket. Only  this morning I noticed two poorly clad  girls gathering odds and ends of boards  thrown aside by carpenters who were  building a house. They put tlieir stock  of fuel in a baby carriage. I suppose  Ihey will take the baby out in that  same perambulator this afternoon."���������  New York Tress.  Red Flnnnel Currency.  A Scotch missionary to a group of  small islands in tlie south Pacific a  great many years ago found bits of red  flannel circulating as money. This cur-'  rency came to them in a curious manner. The body of a shipwrecked sailor  had drifted ashore, and to tho untutored savages, who had never before  scon clothing of any kind, his red flannel shirt was an object of wonder and  admiration. By common consent they  cut the garment into small pieces,  which thenceforth became the currency of the island.  There is no use growing excited when  a man calls you a liar. If you arc one,  you knew it before ho told you, and If  you are not you know ho is.���������Baltimore  American. . .  Smnll llllx of Oolil.  Gold Is so very tenacious that a piece  of it drawn into wire one-twentieth of  nn inch in diameter will sustain a  weight of 500 pounds without breaking, its malleability is so great that  a single grain may bo divided into  2,000,000 parts and a cubic inch into  0,523,S0O���������r)20 parts, each of which may  be distinctly soon by tbe naked eye.  The  Fun of It.  A young man writes to me:  "Is it proper to kiss a young lady to  whom you aro engaged if she says you  mustn't?''  "No, sir.    It is decidedly improper,  That's half tbe fun of it."-  IIIi.   Hethoda   Were   Cr������d������.  mad   tJt*H  Haterlnla  Wrre Rather  Krotenqdvyi-  fcnt   He   Turned   Ont   Good,   Iloneatf  Work, Hand Stitched Tbrouehoat, -'  >   The first industry of tlie world wa������������������*  tailoring.    The lirst maker of clothe*  ( and tbe first wearer was Adam. ��������� ������f'1-  j this strange character wIk> appears'ob. >  the pages of hlBtory "in the dual role'of''  tlie firat tailor and tlie, first 'customer  we have but a brief biography:   Th'������  menger'details require' sympathetic ia^ ,  j tcrpretntion 'to .make. up a complete*^  story.-   Of'his father and mother ae>> '  mention is nindc, but'the record shower  lie.was destined to be a clothier of"  some sort, for'he.was put into Eden to    '  ' '.'dress" the.garden.   We do not k'no*r,'  r,if,ho  obeyed'this  command,  ns   bi������F>'  biographers  do  not  so  state,   for,   It-1'  'BccniH, instead of "dressing" (he gar*  den he "dressed" himself. -  J  '  His early marriage and tlie tro������bl������  rclatlngto the theft of some fruit with '  sundry  other  unpleasant details  preceded his work'us a tailor? llebegar������.'  ���������In a humble way; Just lilni^elf  an*1','  one assistant.   lie was one of'thc early  settlers in a newly opened country, a  Innil of natiira| advantages which nmnt'   ?  , sdoiunttrnct other Inhabitants?   Witl������   "  a large ,and increasing population h������  foresaw that thero r'nust .come a grow-  Ing'demand for .clothing'if he could in-    <  troduce  them ^and make popular  hi������,  new Invention.   He was"'a,pioneer.  H������>;  bad no competition'.   He, controlled the' ,.-  tailoring  trade, of  the   world.     Thn������i;  with the first industry" cai'ne the first"  -,trust" ."-:<.       '    '      ,      .,   , <  I   *Ab  he  busily  plied   his   needle1 .wen  " know not what vision's of future biisi- !  *' ness "nnd wealth ' filled  his ambition*!'  mind.   But"never in bis .wildest dream*  did he, coiiceive'thatbls little, tailoring-"-;,  establishment,'' employing, oi'ilyj four*.' "  bands,  doing only  a local ?tni<le'an* ',-?  turning,out the'first custom made"gar- '"  j'ment,' would, be 'the/beginning of dg  , ready'made clothing'business tbat'h������i =  ���������the United States alone gives'labor"ttr.i j.-  hundretls of���������tbotisands ofyhandsfaod.   '���������  covers an investment of a great mdajr ''   ?  ..milliondollars?,      '"   ,       v    :>     A'    ..'"  "Biit of 'the great wealth  that" hav  come from his -invention' Adam^  Jifte1 .   ���������  most pioneers, "made, no money whatever and died leaving his family without a penny. , Even his name is not o������- , <  sociatcd with his .wonderful discovery,  but���������such is the'sarcasm of tiinc���������it a*-   -i;'.  pears only in tbe word Adam's apple,   '  in memory, not of his virtues, but of a������'  escapade of liis wife.   |.    ! ' *      ������v '*S.  -i    Though oven Carlyle has'not rccojr;- ,  ? nized  Adam's  sartorial  genius,  titer* '<  ' tiresome capital points in" the work ot  tliis first tailor.      ,       * *,    ".    i  .    He'originated, the. style,hiniscjf.   JJ*  wasnot a petty trader oil the repnta- '*  tlon of'others and imitating their'fasfr-' *  <  ions?- Even in the name's for the gar-. .  ments be was original. -.The/first suit "-.  of clothes,-iri reality only a girdle or-  ��������� belt, ho"humorously termed an "arn-on.T  |   >'It is difficult to determine'lhe seaso������ ���������  of the year.   Judging fiom the eoolnesa-  6f the suit, it'might have been a sure--  , mer stylc,~hut as it was just a little* -  after the fall it was probably jCarly io  i tlie winter.-   - c  They were hand stitched througliont-  They contained  no machine work or _  cheap labor.   The .workshop was in the  open air, and, although tniloicd in the  sweat of liis,brow, no sweatshop work  ' was possible.  The material was not of the best, but  Adam found no bettor at hand. Some  of the modern'tailors, making sho<ldy-  giiriiieiits at shoddy prices, imitate  Adam, who used "leavings."    '  As to Adam, the first customer, whet*  lie was alone' in tho world  he never ,  thought of dress, but when he came to  the  realization of himself as an indi������  vidual and in relation to others he began lo spruce up.  'Courtship led hiia   '  to beautify himself, to appear well iu      i  the eyes of "the only woman he ever  loved." Human nature has not changed    t  much. _ '  "Willi the entry of society dress began. Perhaps this is why dress form*  so prominent a feature in society today.     '  After eating tho apple of knowledge*  the mind of Adam ivd������ suddenly illw-  mlnatcd as if by a thousand  electrie  lights. , A great thought of large, prac- l  Ileal,   worldly  wisdom   flushed   before'  him.    He realized  that to amount to  any thing in the world he must make a  good appearance.   In this he struck a,  keynote of business success.  Surely bo needed to keep up appear*  ances.    He reflected over his actienr  for   the   two   weeks   prior  and   thc������  looked at his future,   lie had been h������  bad society and had boon seen with ������  disreputable serpent, he had been ledt  into temptation, ho had broken the law,  he was implicated in an apple theft an  accessory after the fact, lie had some  of tho stolen goods In  his posiossiow  and he was a fugitive from Justice, for  he was then in  "hiding."    Discovery  was certain.    Ho was  to  be evicted  from his home and in disgrace hnd to  face the nwfulncss of actually earnin-r  Ms own living by work.   Then, after ������  mild attack of remorse, lie was equal  to the situation and in a manly way no  coptcd it, made himself a suit of clothe*  in which lie could make a decent ap>-  ponr.'inco nnd began life anew with the  courage, hope, pride and confidence that  comes from the consciousness of being  well dressed.���������William George Jordaa  in Fashioner.  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Stihsorli.tion   Price.' $2.00   For    Annum
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ADVKIITISIXO  'IIATKS     mi [ iipiWlfnlloil
OhaiiUfs In slaiidins' ii(l\ui-(,l*iiimir*-ii u-l
1        ho illb\ !ln  m Tlini-ilajM-f eiii'lM.c.-eklo
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nialtit h HI bcu lmnKi-d j��Im1 a M��'iitI. ��i li-
'    -out   c\liii    i-lliiigo '    I'Vr   'KM'   l '     i'��t
allui'ii'.loiw liu- Liino occupied   In "'J'1   fi
MllllO Hill llO (-.lllllKUlV't "f��Jr\\ jfe- ,\{' ;'    '
Hilveill-liiKWlll bo l-ecohtd "P to 10 a. n..
.-1- (ill Siilllld.lVs. ,
j-on'I'ltlNTINO promptlyDM'outoil at l'oaion-
nlilo rules.       ���  ' '
, 3'KllMS--<;ii,'.li.   SuliMi'ililloir-. pnjablo hi advance. '     "      ' , i ,
C'OIllllilrfrONDHN'CI'l Invliod. on ninUcrs of
publiu iiiioiosi. ���Cioiiminiiiciitioiw to l-.d ���
lor   niu-4   be ai-c-oinpniilod   ]>}',   'J!1"10. m.
wrllurinnl nei (---ai-lly for pnhlU-nlion. Im
io- ovhloiicn of KOOil lallli.   Corro-ipoiidonol-
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. oviuc-iicn in Kiiii.i, ',"""��� *-����� -,- ,'.;..;���,.
lmiild holii'luf anil imHl ioujjIi tno ollloe
y \Vcdlic"-diiy uiuniilK. ' ,,
',, Atlrti C".i ,    i ,'    i ".'
of former Vupporlt-rs tiro ouismg
Ihe'dayUioy voted to put in power
a combination who fire , showing
biicli mismanagement of the affixirf-
of lhe province. ,_ ' ��� <
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The liberals .ire laughing in^heir
sleeves at Premier McJ3rido',sj.n-
nounccmenf that his government is
"oing'todo all in'its power to'"help
the conservative party in the .coming'dominion" elections. , Tho province is so heartily sick of tho Mc-
J.ri'ilo government, ' that * outfit,
woukrdfimn any party^vith'which
it been mo associated.,        ' ���'    ><    ,
C. P. R. 1M-'
TllK KOUTUN.VY  MA.ll.,-e
HeveWtoke, B.O."
'Phone No. IH.	
-We poquest oun numoi'ous ponders to
favor  us1 with tholi' nssl&tanoo in
��  . :mal.ing.tho KOOTENAY MAIL tho
most valuable  nclvei'tlslini niodl-
'?    urn   lnVtho Koptonnys by ftlvinir
*"   ^XA\a ppofoponeo.'whon makltie* pur-
'  chasos   to   those firms  who   are
' rofeulap advoi'tisops In tho'KOOT-
,ENAY MAIL. ,'    "     's>        '    -
' While IhO'lobb olMt. J3kir's fpr,
mer'seut in Si.'John, N. li. is a lo<*s
New  yard  to be  put urat Reveistoke Will Involve '6'ost of, $40',-
1 '000.���New Station Relieved' to
be Assured.,      ,,    ,      .       .
'Snpt k'ilpi.ti'ick'b oflicc linsi-cco'ivcd
acb'iees Irom ilonlicil to tlioell'ci-t
abut'the iieco&saiy nppiopiintion.lor
foiuranging and i*nl��i;��iiig thy 9' P:(
It. yaicl'iitr WcvelSiUikc. lias been
niithorisc-d nnd.,tho .work ywill be
curried out, this, season." The ostiinaled/
cost ib * IO.QO0. ��� v   ~  .  ,
'N't.' ilodnitoj information ,lins yet
been received as'to tlio gi'iint for the
now station for UoyeNtokcr< liavinif
lioon   nuulei   tlioujili'*
Meeting; at Kami oops -f'Rev.< 'W.'C
���   Colder Resigns Charge at   j
,:���   " Revelstrke.
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f    '-''Coiiles'-'of TimUlAir. mny'ho obliilncd fioin
' iiio rpiin"ins'��ii.> "k'0'!l2ii_-li���-���. ���-	
- y/~~r7jC)N'i7oNr(IONtil-ANJ)) -VCIKNOY.      '  '
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(Inilll'I  U   '�� 1010 '3 C-.-.1-. I'., o^ ��������� inci'ij ����� WJ.
fs,if c-coi i-Vur us1 hiiKll-h nu����. sjib-.ei'^P ^
' ?iiidiulv(.'ili-omciils mid wuoic a lllc is kepi ol,
'���*> Viiit.ii.ipitrlortho.iisoOieool clmit'oi of*iun ol
-   oKiule.sUisill.iB  London ami.dofu..,-,
-. hcoiiiK.llio latest lesuo po.ssibloof hi�� oi-lioi
, local papor. (      ���
17* ,'As .1.  IIAIMJY & CO
ll/-*-     IKftllS AN'U��tIOL(iNIALi
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--? so J-'leol, SI,col. '.     ,. ^���Loni)OV?J:5,c.i.an-i).
'    I-   CANAl'llAN   lifShVI^S A  SI'l-CIAl.TY.
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Oi-fioi-s :   jMolsons  B ink   Block,   Rkviil-
/ si OKI'., li. C. J; -
*'. oi8"2': H,l?Sh;t6ko.'��. C; Fo.titooic, n.'0.
mor RCjum oi. oonn, !>.��..�� .v.^n [mn   mn(lp,   lh6u!,h<- it ib.^vCI, om
to tho libOml party ,iL is not to be 'tlmt ilim(|^iino new stations ni-e .to be
wtmdered at.    There, is"inteWe lo- Will  nt Calgary   itiiclyiMc-dieino lTat.
,- .   ',    , i  ,       .   "   lf  ,.,       "���i it \�� boliov&l, howevor, tie new station
3nI jenlousy rbotwben jrnlimx. and ^^^v'-liioko Iiiim t,M.4��l.dalriBl.t..nJ,
St. .lolln, and ns,tho [jiuiriei'fgov,- thu rrc-:ii*iaiiu'onioiiL ,ctf .tlio yard-will
ernniont'Iiivdrcif Molicton a.s 'the neCc^it.tto 'the rcmoviil of tlie present
eminent'luvoreti   iMonemn im   i m   ncc-i-ssu.uu ,,.^.w... .������,.......
V "   ' ���  'L   r��..    tbe   (Ii-inrl   htntioi^nnd   llio coii��truotmn   of   lie
'eiiste.n   teiiiinniS  for   the   (.nam   ^w   onQ_    (Th0rjIlOW   yiUdfJu.ving
Tr.unk I'acific ' tho  iiulignation, of <|0|jnitely ��� nii.sscil,_'Uiot_ new    station
St.'  "John Vasf aroiiscd ...against ;niust also be piil jii'liaiul.^      .f
thorn. .There was-no  questi'on-o
parly;fpriiiciijles at' stake^aliib the
best  frovetnmeViUvilI ,j5wccunib.,to
i ,*     .)  i  ,r * ��� - -"    * ���
such local jealousies.;
f  ��� j.   .      .ne
,ueh loS-ftljonlbiisiyV^;.;;-   '%     -'��** '-,     Hocl<ey\Series- if" ^ L^B��'',i,"n f>fk?v^. f
-   1 ���>   a     -^1.1   .,,,,,''<    i- . '      , -.<   ' yin l,lie evening  a   |)D|iiil.ir  niceling
''-'The Rcvols^ol:e(.Itidingis'snffcr-> ���,, ?,* ^Score\9 to 0. - ' ;- 1 ���, ^^,^1,01,1^11^1. Andrew'sclmicliy'*Tbi*
ii" foi'iit&Vsupp^rt of tlW/MoBride The i'ivi\lry-Tbet\\eon tbe'senior n'ml iluVie^iyl.yf I'lOsbylory'occiipietr'tlie
SoVrnmenU Koi on!y aW th^np- 'f^^f^^S^S^o^ pl^.r,; Aflof.lnfclng He^ Cainpl-eH
:)rbpriatioifs<-foiv"this   riding v'only !,.in,0Hf)f |f,L.V0rius.'   Tlic'ic-cwns slow  leiMn pi.iyer. , ^ /v    v?- *
Gko. S. McCaki'iik.
A. BI.   PlNKllAM,   >     '
HoiolstoUo, B. C.
,J. A. IlAKVUY, "'
li'oi c Sloclo, B. 0.
M.., ,. '   ' ,',-fOHN   iVlANNING' S=COTT,   B. A..4
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Babiustlu, JSolicitoii,-15tc.
First StrceL?   - -Reveistoke. B.O.
,���,       .   - '-r���. . ... -*.i    -.    * (.
- - -.. > Mining Enginber,        -   ^ ri
^'tMeni. Ainorionn Inatituto Mining Enginoois)
'       ��   r .(Mom. Ciinadian Jliiiinb'liibliUiLe.) ^
J"     ���"(.],    1 KKVBLSTOKE,  B. C.
1  \ JExaminaUoii ot and toports on Jlmeial Pio-
�� .pciticsuSpqciatty. ���    , t
r-'PHKBY LEAICB.-;^. < _-    _
JlinniK Engineor and Jlotallurgist. *
r       si-i:oiai.iii.S:
EMiiiiiiiations  nndJlcpoits on Jlimnui Piop-
011 lOi. ,-
Specification and; Con-=ti notion of Jlining 31,i-
olimeij. 7 .    _,,
Tests nindo of Oi-os ami Concentration for Clilor-
lno mid ('jnnide Tieatinoia.
Hydi.iulio l'laiiu.      ,.        ,,,.,.,���  ,
'   Bcdfoul McNeil .Code.
By Lewis Bros.
Jt i- not tlie sign or-yct the acl-
^plti-elneut tb.it sell- the prop-
em. but tbe man behind thorn
hnthTait'l miles'- he^kiim*..- hi-
business both tbe .-ign and the
ad.'inav lie useles-
Oui expeiience in thetealestate
business   enables   t-  to   m.ik
quick  and   pttifitahlr*
ly n'ror Uie\ip-
prbpriation"s'-jfoiv-this ridingyon'ly
abolit half of former year.^ bul'even
lJiirry"\\'riglit', tho'weakeot man in
the .McBridc'' following; has been
able' to "get, 25r'por cent-more %
way "of appropii.-itions for hisf constituency of Trail than JMr. 'J'ayjoi
ihe govcrnmentywhip has obtained
fpr the large and important,-Revel-;
stoke'riding ; and Minister1 Green
has* goLabout'hvice as ranch for'the
Kaslo constituency, f   ^      ,  ��� ^ ,
1 When-is Hon: Mr. .-"Fulton; M7 P."
-1?. going to cany out his promise to
have a trail-constructed'^connect
Mara Viith the settlement "at'Mala-
kwa ? There , is considerable; good
agricliltuial land "on, thejEagle^ri-
veiv-ancCthe'settlemoi.t gives, every
promise of becoming an important
.one. .At-'present they cannot get
stock out or ime.xcept by using the
C.'P. R.j'and this is-most inconvenient "ftnfcl ""expensi ver "W'liTH" "the
settlers lequiieis a trail connecting
wiTh Mai a or l'Znderby by whicH
thoy can drive stock ont or in as
required; and it is Mr. Fulton's
first duty tou keep faith with this
part of hi? constituencv and have
this work done."   Pi ice   Ellison M.
P."P.  .should  co-operate witii  him
��� i       i    c       >
in having it attended to.
,Thc'past session   of  the  legisla-
earnfd   tbe e.-tc-f-nf   ?nd ..re^pc-el   of
cor.s-rvati^c- .1- v.c-11 n* the rankj
i -
1   i    ""i  '
of ICiiniloops lncl in1
..���.  Andioy's, Chinch'/ K'aniliMi'|is,  at
'lb'  Wednesday'"iuoi'iiing.' ,nev,  /CI.
A.  Wilson,  the   iiKid6iiil(ir   occupied
thuf cb.iir, I'ljubKciv. Ouncnii Ciinipbejl,
11. Av., bpeiK.'ii liy'ic'iiding the nijnut'ef
ol'li'isV meeting. ,      ,' ,   i' , ',
The oilier  nioiiibor5jirosenl wore-
Uevs? W'liilo,-' l'ttjclilniid, 'l.l)lli?i'/ N.
.Tlioinp-iuii,'Ui'inv, 'Voriitin.   Slc'wnrt,
'iviinilimps, Ciildei-.I.evelstiilce.Closliii'i.
Kiimloops,     I'iiiTm   lievelsloke, f The
I'llili'i'.**   present'   wc'ro':^" Ih-.' , l'l-oc-U-i-.
Mc-ssi-'s, Oninpliell nnd rjwiinwni, Isani-
luup.s. and   iMoie. I.ewi^ and   Me.Vab,
ReVcUtoUe. tBHi'V. Or, 11 ciclnmn,��Hiipt,
r(il?lKiinu .Mishidiis, eanic' in Tliin-sdny,
if '      o      j UT.II.VJ.SllAY.       y*
The l-esignnlion of', Kev. .1. p. fitewait.,
{){'jKiiniloops. v\"ils''denU with.- Mr.
C.uiipbell, elder,1 spoko.iii'firuir.nf lhe.
eoiigregiitioii, j\lessis. Ciiinpheri and
-.Milli'i- spolcV highly of Dlr.(i?tJe\Mii't's
work "ui'lCaiiilijqps, nnd als(i_vnf^lii.s
work usfionvc'iior of Hie lloino Mission coniniiltee
m     '   CmiiKil Ai.il.oii/.��(l, fjl^yum/ CiliiUl I'aicl Up, ?8 <M,ty> ( Ho^t, ^iriO.MO.
@j      {    I   <     /-  -Ijead Ollice, Toko.vioVOxtajho.  ���     ��' ,t  '% '   ,   ^
,|,- ^SJ^^m^Sf:' r;|
'lis?   ,��� ,', ui'..','.. ��� r>...Ji.ij��.i .      'n ll  Wii.kii:,'Vioo-I'idsldonl and Oenoi.il MiiniiKui.   U'ti
M   J' ",' ' '"'ie'Villi,'A'^'.aul (li^oKi'lyMuIiuKo'r. / k JIo.tat. Cl.lol l���s���od(,i ^
' feyi Reveistoke Branch^ ����� C���A General Banking Business Transacted- ��     ,
,sj ;(euvTvin��vi'o^ a- m- :
-  j    ,l)riilti.s(iltl (iviuliililiJrln nil pnif,til (Jiiniidii. Unilod Slrolosund JJ-unpo
Sppciul.iittoiilloii ki>0n lo collootloiis.     '       ,i
l-l.'l'iiii'i's, .MiimiKor.   {&) ,
piession .iji.iiii l.i-l nigl'it in tho seeonfl
niiio^if llie's'erius. '   Thc'ic-c was slow
Iml the bivfcul out a lively iwcc (ba
-kepi fhe-h'undied specl.ilois intcicstei
to' 'the * close. *    Or.   l-hiUiorlnncI, ',wh(;
relcneecl   had  a Might disk, lhe .nilmi
clf.ur-" After sinkin
ledin piayer.
lio\K G'.'H..Wilson,"duliycre'd nii^ncl
' die��sir,nn - Uliuicli'  lilo1 andij woik*,^in
whicl)   lie  pointed   ouf'tlio   e.\lieii)0i
ZSZtXv uWA^Z  rt"��cu.ly  oMiinn.ing  ^-n
ihe seme piled 'high " foi   tlio^oiiiors it
aviis by no menus .r<-Tmo-siclocl ns !UuO
aViis hv no menus .^tme-sidcd ns!)4oU  <,,n7tl   qunlily.,,   Afler'nnothcr . iiyiiin w    , U.^".   . .,  * ,< ,, -,  J. .    ...���.'
u'o.fUi   iiidic.ite.t; 'The  i n termed in te^ ,'j'{t>v   K-��Qinw nfldio&-ecl Iho l��ro-.l��ytorv rosppnbibility,   that,the  city hill u a
got  int.. -their    opponei.tsMomtoiy -        f Sclkbl"work, ' Jii"; nil'dres* have to-ontlmo  to. nn ,imp��i.r  extent
often enough'bul their luok'in shonlmg ^,, . -,    ,       ',,''- i   ,' under the present, system.     '-      ,   *
w,.f poor.,;B.ul,e, fo'.- UioWnio.V'en-^ w.-s.n.uoh i,���p,ecu.loci        . .    I     ,   ,  ^ ^ ^
dered line sen ice.   . _.'  . , , Ininicdutely nltc,   the  el o,c of 11 e ;f.^-��r l,.r.��*-��iOi�� 'un'do. U.kini.-b' to
'dered line son ice
'The "follow ing is" tlio.line-up : Se-
ninis���Woods, goal ; K.n\,\ei-J,!point <;
Edwnids, opvui point ; Hm he if i over ;
/iialiiin'i/ceiilor ; Allon,-*leit whm. niid
II. UcwBj'rii^hi-" ing ' lii'teniiedintes
���Cao, goifl ; C.ildei, point; Wickens,
covbrpoinl ;'i(bhaniliers. -rover; Mc-
Cunn, conterV* Swan, riglil w.ing, and
W^liews, left wini;.*"*  '    ":  ' -  ��� ?' 4
_ Finch lo.iin having^ won a game
I here will ho iireaU-iiuciest''in'the.-de-
ciding meet, which flukes* place nt-an
"" ut unset date.       "?'',,* "���
^       HOCKEY.
""Tlie Reveistoke tea'm phyed Nelson'
Saturday'and wvicrdefeated hy 7  to d.
The Sic.imons'v-hockoy hoys have'
been anxious fo come over and challenge Reveistoke to a match.
A'einon won the championship at
the Kossl.md CnrnivaJ and "returned
home Wednesday with the'eup.
The     Reveistoke      Juniois ,  'sent
the followinsr  team 'to  Vemon: '' IST.
Lee. goal; W.'Cnlder. point; W. 'Buck.
cover point:  J.  Armstrong,  rover, P.
Dunn, centre; A.  Tlillier,  right wing,
G. D.ur.icl), left w-intr. ,   '5"
o >
^ eriicn defeated Rossland by two to
'       ,     , , ?  .,      one.     The match was the fastest e\er
ture showed  the   members  01  the ^n -m BossIandf and  tho IS��U0 -utls
in dbnht until tbree-quaritpr time
i\lieii Vernon put Rossland on the
defensive and liiainti.ined its lead.
Ail of the goals -weie^coied in the
first half  of   the   sail e      Almost
liberal party in the house tn be the
heavy weights in provincial affairs.
Courteous, straight-forward,  force-
ful. avoiding nagging and obstrue-   ���.       ^	
tioh for obstruction'.- -,= ko. the par-   thou-.uid people witnessed the match.
I i '
ty  led  bj- J. A. ''Macdoniiid   lias
1. o. r,.
uu^inC"   en.iiHe-   u-   l"   ih.iin'-   iui.-,-i.j.iir- ��i-   .*ru  a-   nn-   i.u'.ij l 	
quick" and   pioiitdblesai^.or and fi]e uf lhe Hberai par, v. and if i  ff   i<f*f  ���'""'">  "'^Hntr of
a on  and it will be. to m mi in- ���   .                       ,.,,.'                 j[the I'i. vmr-wi Di.uige l.i.ind Ln-lne ol
teie'-t to <..nst.lt u*      We can ^ '?ou^e Aver" disSolM-O   tomorrow ] {!l;t���h   (-,,|(m,i���., m.;s held at Lidiier
i-.ue you nlonev. an election would <-ee nio.-t   of  the;    Tin   rc-poif  ol the  ht.iihI  secietary
"                        " .   1   .,���-.- .               . r .1.    ...... ..   's-Iliu.-i!   2iil)  initi.itiMii'.   nnd   40 n-in-
oolnl. thinking ni'-n of the pro\iiK-e
1      i ' i-i       1 ' s .itcnif-nts  1
- When you ha\t�� piopeity to-ell , s-frnngiy rangi'd behmd  tiie liberal > ^, tinJu-nto- rl
i'eiit,e\eh.ui2( 01 buy, pur ii 11 ipa!*v.    As a barter Mr. M.icdon.tld ] U> ��- dimns'
oui hands     WV.ue-oie a'-'.?ut: \r.., r.A    ,;���:.-,...-..;    ���,.���<<���), f\ V<m \u- h,<
foi     thi-
choii-e-t   les.dintia!   'ia.-   ean.ed   tin.v(*r
' ami tii-teem by his t<ic-t. rhrtwdni-s-
1 and niaiked ability a.- ,1 cic-b.iU-i.
ft is .safe to -.i\ ib(- time is npt 1-u-
ili-tant when Mr. M.o donald will
beeailcl up-m to ri--un e tie
of aovrinmcnt, nnrl <\i.<il !.
, then* will be a jin.ik'-il ''
       "" "       " the better   Ml    llie    ]
Hbclkootcna^nDail''1" <��<>""<���<  Th" .
, doin-   by the   hbci.ii   party   in, i'-i
'-sir Wllrred   hiutier at nttiw.i -a.?
I bo duplic-ti-d nl Vic t��� *r. . b\  f|,.   Ii-
berals und"i J   .\   Mm 'i'��nab!.
"pinpiiiv in ti.e city���tln-Sme
Icr townsite
Financial, Real Estate, Insurant*'* Agent
iu-:vi-:r.sroKK, i:. c.
-h-iWi-d   2i)H  lniti.iti'ui'   and   40 iein
'ati'iufnts  had   luktii   place, and 12o
rleidi-ited.    Tti-1 total .ulili-
the v"iu a m. am lid Ui'A'2'6.
eonJirlerscH *���'"��" tl<"> M*-*n< o,i:.���,i/r,|. .
Ih  leli-r/i d to tilt1 p'-opd-ed inc-ieti'-o   (
in th'-p'i capita r.iv   "f the siilioidin-
nti *" loilcji-s    whieii   ��' old   iiieutly hick (-{��� fin  ini'iini' of the tri.n.d liid^i-.
\iiii,'i;-��'   th'    di-lf 1r.1t's   -,h"c   .loin
ll.t-a II    \im-n
1.1    \ 1 l!)"ll
re -n-
,'()!   -
hiui!.''' f'��r
l.iii'ie  III.I!!-  of
-idetidi'l  v.it-.
|). li i.i^-,.   U"
>l tl!r��
At Mi: Stowail's'i-e
? I.'*. Sir
To (In- liillioi 0PII10 Jlnil. ��� ^      . 1 ' !
Sir,tMay I slato in your columns
lliiit 1 cnn'sideiyRcvelstViko cili/.ons do
not. ta"k(i propei- inloiesl? i'm this man-
nijeinoiil of'iMjiiiicipii.l lilVaifs. .This is
probably through one of two, cauhes,
igiiorniit indilVoruneo aa to'tin; important-oof civic m;i tiers, otv-. from a f'-nr
ofiiiiVoVbinS 'heir 'personal inturosls
by expVes.sing' any independent- ideas
thoy niiiy onto: tain on���tbc siibject. , ,
The kicker diOwe.-oi' occnsi^onnll.v
iniiko'j.'liis protest ngninst "soinc^ injiiVjp
lice,'1011I orfniieifill, siifely doiiig'tlnf
same uiuler a ",116m do plumb.^ ;, '
As'yonJstale in" your .-recent issue
tlioro aie .impoitnnt maticis 'foiv-.t-ho*
city.coiuicibto iindeilnkofduring ..this.
tho need of men ol sterling worth, nnd
good   quality.!'   Afler 'another 'hymn
year, nnd J'beg  toJsuggcst.rUifil.' il
vrOTIf'l-'NIioiijI.v k1.oiiIIiuI.1I0 (Iiivm iiflor
lN'f (lino, I iiitoiiil lo ii|iply��lo llii;, lion, llio
1'liiol ('( lisMoiioi ol LiindH mid Woiks liii-ii
Mpceliil  llroii-o lo enl  iiuil ciinv iiv.iiy.tnulici-,
rioiii Iho lnllowiiiK(l(ii.ciil)O^I JniKls,'1 i/.*i
r Nnri-CiiiiimeiiuliiKMlii pn^l "pliinli'-l <>n lliff '
rlisht bunk ol Iho Cnliuiiliiu lihi-i,-ilimil hull a
mill) iilmiil  Sinniiiii)  llninilM. niid niiiildMliMK   .
l-.llio'siKii-lli.winl (loinci iwisi,' (honuosoutli  II)
(iluiins, I lioili-o 01HL IIUI din us, lliont'ii, ikii'I li ��'
cliuliij, Ihonoo \vo.4t'llillcliiiliis,l(i pnhil olc-1111-
iili'iioi'liioli^. at '
No. s-Ciiiiimcncliii; -* ill 1 iij' posl pliinlod' Id '
uliiiuiHiMisf nl II I'JIIiit'siiuilli-ftustciiiiiei pi'si.;
'1111.I ini(rl,-i|(l "II. nills't'Tfiiilli-i'iiitl C(iriliH'|i(wl.\'; .
Ihon iiiiIIi SO 0I1111111. Ihi'iicn ho^I Mjchiuus,.
iJiunuosiiiilli blli-luinis tlu-noo 0H-.I W) elinniH Kr'
lilnco ol oouiiuououinunt*    ��.' '
5 Noioi'nlioi ISLli. li>t)t.    ' 11. KliLIS.   '^���
ff ' ?i.
,    NOTl;O.B
ii    ,1 Jl   ]f   ; * *    ,   -     'I
���VTOTIOH is hoiohy ��hun Unit, :tO��ln\-. nltm- ,-
J\    diife. I iiiloii'IIOIi|i|ib   In,llio ll(Mii>iiil>l(��    ��
llll)   Olllol   t'OlllllllsslllllDI-   III   Ij.llllls)   IIIK.I .��<') I"
loi iisiu'oinl lioiiii-ii-liii-ul null i-iiiiy a��a\ 11111-* .'.
Iiui Iiom Iho lollowiiiK'le-i-iilM-d liiiulf:     ,     U
.No. 1���(j'uiiimonciiiiJiii apnsl I'llniileil 011 I'oil-'  .
iiho/I'imiUou-i- Sin pi iiukI.'iipkK all'iiii  <}"";   .
liTuilhinilo'liiini tl.otmulh ond iif,il,iiiid mill I.O'f      ,
"Adiiiiu Mall's iiiiifli-wcil i-oinoi piM, ' Iliuiiue-   ,
Miutli Klulinuii, IIioiicu i-.e-l   Hid cIiiiiiis, thoiirn
,11011h indiums, II101106 wo^LMIII cliiinislo'pliic.oi-''
,,v,,.| ...... -    ���o     - --* ���c-0/ ,   r -     ', '      '"-'  w....... -, ......������...-- ^*-    ,-        t.f
*. ���   -X,.     ,.;i;.���.Y'>*     .nerwiiolirm   "I eoniiiieiitoiiieiit.     '* ""'      ,    *
ratepayer s���, or  .citmoinh   rnbsqci.ition  j N(). ,_,.���������������,���.,���,. ,��� ��� |KlSi piai.ioil on tlie-%
.'....   r..'.... .1 ,_...������! ���i. ���������.,l���,.  (--."'".b     IcK, li.inl. "I H10 Coliiiiihiii   H1101, boiidoJaiuiK. ��� ,
tliliiHiin's liiiitli-i'.ist   ociinoi   piist,  about   lo'f"'
wore foi'mcd.lo meet nt regular ti'mi
and lo study such   questions as, ejtc
.,; , i-. "... ?.;i.?.'..i.^' .,?.'.
trie'lighting,'witter works', sewage sy,s
'torn, uxationSfcfec.', it���might do*(nu)cl
goociyaiiclsnbiildrl'j-'coi.sicler, ,_b,c -abl
to heln share in tho 'study, labor a 11
C.IIIIIOUl  s   IIUI lll-.-.l-ii    winui     I"'-...    .."....-    ���-"*
niilo.s bulow.t.snipiiso 1 liniiids,  mid  niiiikuir,
'   01I0    "AdiinfJIall'sysoiilh-oiist, conii-i  post," IIioiiuim--
llgC  bJ3-   ,su,| {,()',.||,iiiis,, tliiiii(.o>ii(iilli<al)cliniiis,jliioiie(!>
,? nnif.li   oiislMlclmnis.Mlioiicotsoulh SO cIiiiiiis to pliicoi.
���0<1VL1<?_  ol'coimnoiicomuii(._'      '.'%*���      ' - ' �����
Imniodialely allot, the cloio .of the
nicetiim the I'uiihy101/ inimedialelv
settled'down to fuillior business not'
ceasing in'its labor.imlil 12.30 o'clock.
/   -, T   V'l'UUHSI'AV. '     "���
I r ^    ' , 1 ^
' 'The nioiiiiiig,w'iis  spent .on. Home
Alissions.'' _Guuit.s weie passed ifornll
,tlic,JIission liclds.    On the whole the
woi k, showcd a iiiarkccl/iiijproveiiiiont
ijoth-iii'qu.vlity of work dono.aiicl con,;
tiibution'io.tlio schemes of.tlic cluiich.
, >, - ' \    .      x  . ,' < - 1 ��    ': s ,\    '  *
.1; 11.' Swanson, 13. AI ga\e.an   inteies-
tin'g fepgrt oil' church ,'litles, of-wlnqli
ho found ali'sahsfactory save the titles
t'ojUiccluncli lit Nicolii'Lake and ttcn-
\crmoulh.-?-jInvtlie''lii=t "case-the title*
w.is^in urd^ nanicEbf-lhc"-01uircli"i)f
Scotland und,in llie ,second "Uio.'liUo
rem.t.inod in the name of JNIc K'enzie
ancbSIaiin. Mi. Procter gave a lcport
on SabbatirTschool.s. Tlicr(qiicstioii of
Picsbytcii.tn visitation by a lcpresen-
tati\e of the Prosbyt'firy was taken up
and !f25 00 dc\oled io that cause.
Iiev. Jhnican'-Campboll. B. A. was
appointed Convenor ol Home Missions
in place of Kev. J. 0 .Slow.ul, who resigned. Rev? Mi. White brought in
leport of committee on shilling committees liv-ainination of ^students.
Kev W. C. C.ildei comenor; S.iblulli
Schools, .1. D. Sw.ni'-iiu. 15 A. :'Church
life  and   woik,   Kev.   U    If.   M.i-son ;
Chinch Titles.  Mi.   I'locter.
... 1
Ciou.   was   appointed   cleik
place of Kev. Campbell.
Rev. W.'O. C.ildcr ol J'e\elstoke, resigned his cliaige.
An adjourned meeting of Picsbvtei.v
will Ik held in .Sieamous on Muich
Sth. to considei the lCsign.ilion ol M\.
Caldei -   ,
Kev   It
111   the
:H'js not wise to leave allelic  cngi
necring'of large civic'undci takings
the half d'ozen-gentlemen foiining 0111
council.    JjCt us belp  them  as  much   soum ouuiiaiiis, ,uu..^u.���<,. u>. v,,.....t, -���.-;"
., ,    ,,      " -.  .      r -      ,    ,,    >'    noith Mlolmins to iil.ieocilicoiiiiiii-iiconioiil.
as^possible'by 01 g.inismg ,113,1,1   lm\o    ,Novom|)ul ,s, ,,,(lj.    ,,   --    jas. iillis
suggested.*  Organised and intelligent ���*  >
help is better"than fault finding. *
- '4-1',^: iMENTOR.
( ^ollow'iug" is  a "copy oi ,\ lottei 1
ccived   by  Lewis 13ios.?clisti-icl agents'
.'.    4,i._' i?.?,j���7i    cil.i^,  iri.l..lii"i.   .iiui
From   .Tunc  7th.   to   hoc.  1002 the
Clnlliwack    cieumeiy    iiiaiiufac-tiutd
1,112 ll.s. of Inittci, and   Ihe pad,His
weie paid ij'l.'i.I(i7.!)'.).    From .I.inunr\
1st. Aio:!. to Dt-eembei 31st. I!)03, tliey
iii(i)iufac'liiic(,l   Kili.OliJi   lbs.   of   butler.
i.nl John 'kkIwiii   winch broiu;bl the ��uni of .f I3,!l,")7.70.
'llie Dclt.rl'ieameiy paid a diiidend
f 7 pel cent loi list yi-ui, and a bnmi-
i,k "If M
,    .1 1 "t ih
���.C    i-l   I p.
thi o > iiv
lll'llili   111 ,|ll( 1 , ,    .,���,  , .., ,.
, .    ��� .   loi .{1   .i0<) t'1 milk siipiilie-
11 1 ii'_iiu- j " "
IlJ-t f miil.e
11' iiii.'  ilh^
i'  md nit
You take no Chances.
All ib uirtci-t-> ��iiiiiant"(. evei y bottle
of ('h.inilii-l luiii'- ( oiitfli llemeily and
w'lll I'-fuiifl lb'- iiioiii-y lc any one who
f-ATf'Ki)\v, Fi:niMJ\i:v
'J'be C. P. It. ha- rechiftd
an- 01 ��� freigldJ 7-j.. a ton.
jKirts ,jf the piovinte won
get a rfdr.f lion
rate- too.
C. P. It  fi eight
^^ win I'-iuiin ui'' moiii'V ic anv one w Iio
 ,-      ��� ROYAL CROWN M^zr^'^irJz:^
RISE  IN   WHEAT.  .The-Best in the World!^i::':,l;:,|r,-;,::; ^^^"IS'ti
  ' Mil. '!-  \-i Roy..'  ^ ro-,11 so-ill in [i1im<-,uiI   nnd  s,,|(.  j,,  |,,|-(.,     iLpiev-
��� n a      n   11       1/     1 ( ^.-I'ii'   "    a"d   .'i.ttnir.   v 1 ) cuts ���i,.,  |..|,,1,.���, v of .i^cold   lnnst.lt
Goes Over tho Dollar Mark. -. ill i,, ui ,i w uttu'. I Vv* \,< .., .,������,,,.,,,,.,..
.   1 h    .... .   . .   r. ��� .1-* u  . . - - . . ' ' "
loi \be' United Slides' Fidelity , mid
Ginu.uilco Comp.uiy :i4
Gcnilemuii v1. * .-i } '.c,. '? 'ir' -?.,
"*4,The ten'ible Cue ythafiias dcstro.vcd
a pa Tt oft lie business*' section olTtbe
City ol li.ilt<iinoio,,lin.s"*iilsov destroyed
the home ollice of this cninp.iny,*but
our business will bcc-.inied on with no
moio,dcln,\ than is nc-c-c*ssaiy bicident
to tbe icinovaIf of our recoids to oui
new he.idquart'ci's which has'boon Vs-
cuied al No. LG West' Sni.ilog.i stieel
Vou will llieiefoio1 please ask oui
patiOns lo. nivo u�� their indulgence.
The (intiiic-i.il condition of the coin-
pan v\ is uuatVeoted. Our home ollice
building wa�� |ully instiled, our 1 coords
.sccimlic-s and imeslments were all
lodged sifelv, in Cueprool vaults of
liusl companies. c
All poisons bav.ing claims against
o\ir company will be paid as soon,as
their claim is'ieaobcd and passed upon.
t Veiy tmly ymus,1
'    _ Picsidenl.
Iiom Iho follow .
j1"Nn. 1���(j'oniiiiuiieiiiK (it'.i  posl pl.mlud about.
lOoh.uus wesl ol Oluin' lloliiii?uii's iioilli-oiisl,
cooioi   post on U.inoorRiioi, .ibdiil VA inilos' .
riom wlioro itoinplids into tlio(J(iluiiil>i.i Ituoi,-
11111I uiiiikocl " Jus   Hiixtou's snulli-uobl toiiu-r'
post," tllUIICO   U.isl.bt)   ellllllls,   tllOIILO   IKIlIll   Wit*     ,1
j   chains, tlioncu uot.1 SO ch.rns lliuncu suiilli SlUs-
-clmins tn point ol (.oiiinii'iicoiiicnl    ��: f  -   -' *
No.-J���(.'oinmouoiiiK nl .1 iiobl plniilacl on tlio' , "
��Ost, D.111I,- ol UioColiniiliiirHuoi, 1111 lie nioul by-H -
ol M.ilonovOiool.-, nnd-.111.11 l;o(IJ,'Jiis. l{uxlon'b'.t_i.��
noilli-o.isl. cornoi prist," thonco wosl 1(1 chums..
tlioiicusmilli llidohnins, llioncn o.isl  III chains,    ..
thonco 1101 Hi llii) chains to pl.ico of commoner���
incut. 1 ',      ,-    '"*    -
, Noiomboi IS, 100',,'     * JAS HUXTON.-
For Stomach Troubles.
" l have taken a great many different nit'chcines for stoinach tumble and
constipation," says Mis. S. (Jeiger, of
Dunlceilon, Iowa, "but, never had as
good lesults Irom1 any as fi-oni Oliani-
hei lam's Stomat-h anil Liver Tablets?
Por s..ile by all Druggists.
I, lhe .undersigned, beg lo llianl*
tho people of Kovelsioke for then
kindness over out brieavcmei-t by the
di a th of David Shaw, and especially
the Il.ubor Lumber Ooiupanv foi
their  kiiilncis  to    the  two   ciph.ui
1 am itc ,
riiicigo fii-i' 1 r0   i"~utMi'bd
by 1 ^citcni'iit not ofti 11 cq i.ih' !   lie
' wheat mat krr tod'iv   ndvancd   in,i''\
in 11   rents   a   lai-hel.   M.u   d'-iuer, '
I s -Hnif, as high as if I ll!l a bushf I    The
grim pits on   cbnrge   vieir-   iiotn -tntl
' to finish .1 t-cpnc of nliiost  contiiMion-
l>v the McJhide goicinnirnt, scoics   pu.donioiuiim. j
No'.v that lhe elector-, .ire receiving tlieir big tax hi IK under the
outrageous  .'i--e-'-ini nt  net   parsed
I'5*20; <a \>,x'l.i \\\ ipr'i-
\oiii 1 1101. e ol o. ( r lOObook-
h .;i nj a pr,-t .- ird a1-) i\i</
fn ,1 cat.ilr.'/i'i of pKiuiiin i
tr, ?.r I, id fl'KK .'"J Koy .1
Pioi 11 *inp Wi ipp' '-
Vancouvcr, B. C.
The Royal Soap Co.,
Ill  pll' UIII..Ill,I.
'I le- "-ci .1I1 b of ,1 pin tuny cause th>>
ln--s if ,1 limb in eieil di'iilh when
Ii.'oikI poisoiiini' 11.sups |'iom the in-
liny. All (I ni��"i ol tliw may be avoi-
1I1 (1, bow ru ei, hi f>i rimptIv .ipplyincc
('liamlieiliiin's P.ini liiilm. II is ,-in
,uil is.-ptn .-mil  tin .(p,ailed   11s  n   qnn k
ll'-.llillg lllllllll'lll    llll     CIltM  III III .(���-   ,|ll(l
bums.    Km -iiile by all Diuggisls.
Sfled .Potatoes for Sale
'I'll- follow inn \,11 it-ties ol seed polalot"-
iniiy Ik1 had Fi tun tin1 undci signed ���
Early jHarvesfc
Gem of Aroostook
Pat's Choice
Carman's No. 1 & 8
'IMu- Iii l-niimoil hi'ilih   ri'i-omuiond'-d
Origin.il  -i-i-il  ri.mi   Dioch .V. Ilunti-r, IjoikIoii
"si'O III' II  lll'-t liptlK1 (���lllllloi.'ll. -
BUSHEL, $1.00, SACK 1G9 LBS $2
( i -li \wtli order- Will be di-liicri-il al
JVIirb) -l.idon piud lo Ri-iulMoKi-ns
~'ioiiiisMciit)ii.| poimils feuiiplj liuulcd
1'n^t come, first s.-r^o.l
W. BLSON, Baderby.B.O.
���yNmoniboi IS, 11)0T
X .-^NOT-ICE,   \{ .
"VTOTICB ib liPii'bvKiion Hint .illin 'Ifld.ns
1>     inlonil tonpplj lollit-ironoiablo.lhol'hiot
Uoiiimissionoi ol  IjiiikIs'iiikI WVuksloi ns.poci.in
lieunsu tocutiind ciiiij'nwin  liniboi  lumi tliu"
lollowiiiKClusoiibod binds, vi/. :
No  I���C'onimonciiiK nl   n  post pliiiilcd.iiboiitV
12 chains o.is4 Iiom liond Cil'bmpiise Hiipids.iuii-
(Jolumbia   Itnoi, nmiKod  ".llii   lalis's noitli- -
wo��l (.oiiioi po-,1," Ihonco o.isl Ml chtinia.tllionuo'-
sonlli SOehnins, thoiico.ui'-.l SO cli.uns, Ihoncef
' 0
I   ��� ,���       ,'. " ~>   V    ', !"      '       -   �� , *
"VrOTKir, is- hoioliv  Kivcn Unit, WI dnvs nflor       '
-JT> - d.ilo, I inlond ln.ipiilv lo Ihu llonoiablo-
llio (jliiol Coinnnssii ol Land unci Woiks for
n speuuil liconsu looiil  and ciiriv-iiwiiy liniboi-",    i
" "     iiuc duscidied 1.inds, m/ :       <*I \
"VrOTTCB i- hoii)b\   Knoii  tli.il, 10 dii\s iirtot*-
1M_ d.ito, I inlund  to npply lo the lUinoi.iblui-
Uie Chief Cnniiinssioiioi   ol Ij.iikIs nnd Works'
for a npi-cial liconso lo out and cum a\\.i\ tim--
bui Iiom Iho rollowiiiicdosciilied lands, \ \/. ���
No. 1���ConiiiioiieniB.it a post pliinlrd on tliae
loll li.ink of tho Coliiinbin l!i\ei, nlioul 12 mill--,
bolow feuiiniso liipuls, nnd in.iikud "ti A.
Joidan's i-oiilh-o.isl coiuoi po-l," ihi-nco souiln
10chains, tlioncu oast IM) chains, Ihenco noitli-
10 chains, ilionoo west Kill chains.
No 2���I'rimiiioiiciiiK lit, n post planted on tlie"
loll bunk of'tho IVilnmhiii Rival, (ilioiil 12 mih1^.
bolow Sin in iso K.nil.Is, nnd mill led "0. A .Tor-
cl. in's sunt li-.-.isl tornoi post," I bunco noith IIP'
rli.iuis, lliuncu nest Hit) cliiins, thence south 10"
oluiins,'thonco oast. Kill chains, lo place ol.conf-
moncomoul ^       ,
Noiomboi 1S. I'lOl v      Ci  A. JOItP \N.
���   J.   SAMSON
Painter, Paperliangsr, Sipwriter
Orders lecive piompl atlenlioi).
Second street,,       -      KBVELSTOKJii'
Standard rcmod)' for Oloet,
Gorcrrhcea and Runnings
IN "8 HOURS.   Cures Kid- VM!
ney and Bladder Trouble
For Sale or Rent.
TTll KST CLASS HOT IS L in C.imlioi no,
P U. (3. The l.UKOsl.and only liist-
il.iss lioii-^e in 'town. Ji*or p.u titulars;
���ipply  to   Hotel Criterion,   Camborne,
n c.,
G-iiy Barber
an.l a
cor.ipl.'tc line       f   '--"^>-' \
of U.d /    fJ^-^V.'^X
\Ff uiS47
/a  \ Rogers Bros.'*
in    i      so
J''H/ Knives, Forks,
Sjioons, etc.
V'ir " lcfiilly e-ii:ntiK(i nail
pio] cilj litud to the 01.^1 grade
of places     ^~v.<'~~>^~^
Pb-a-       O'O
Rci'-nriii!;. \ s V s ifr*  n/  THE KOOTEXAY, MAIL.  ' i   <   t( < / * <  - #4 ,  (.<  i From our ovwi Correspondent.  *       y jii -    l  ���������'   Wo still  eoiiliiiiie lo   onjoy   ideal  ,', v\inter weather.     Willi   biighl. cle.Sr  '     -days, wilb the Ihciniomotor well above  'lhe zero mark, ajul in addition lo Ibis,  r   cKcelleul   sleighing,   (lie   aveiuge individual hns  very,'Tittle 'to, complain  /  ol-^-nl least as icgauls climifto.'l       "��������� '  < ' t   Along other lines liowoyor we do'not  "���������claim, (o d'C^torallyPi exempt ( Irom,  -, nuisances', fcneiuosl  among .which \ve  mi-rbl ,inentioi'i   lhe tri weekly*,train  r ���������  . i   f    -   . .- -ill  ,''.' ?  ' icrvice which, I be Ci LV K.. lias , con-  ' descended (o'hoslpw upon us?*'' -   ' --  1- 'lMl'OUTANT I.UMIII.ll DUAL.      '  "The *J\aniloops "siuvmill and (lib  .limber limits on the 'Shuswap and.  Ma bio hake*) nnil^ni 'llioSpalliinielieen  '< Ihver, owned bv Pel or Jjtviui, of -To-  'ronlo/Ont., biive Jhcen -.puichased' by  ���������,'llic\ Okaiiagii'n Luuiber- Co. of (.his9  place.    'Tlio' pui-clinsei's have hnd an  ' optiun'on tint- p'ropoily for some (iine  pasl and have jnst^ icc-ently'closed the  ���������    deal.' '  ���������!��������� t, .   <  ? ,. I       .      i   ,  concentrates hie,\allied at "jiSjit).'! The  nmount of ioqk treated , was' 000 tons ]  and tunc of,the mill/tin 090 hdurs.  it   t ia  4.  .Al.  Again ' Hears t601 cent\ Mark.  Silver is.acrain up to !)'.)}, cents 'per  ounce, and it looka as though it would  advance lc beyond*,the 00 cent mu'ik  within the ne.vt few "iivs. *  A  .   Thi*- 'oh eti instance, is  Irtokid   upon  ri.snu iinnoilanl one for Enduibv jimd  {, i v -V - r       i '  t will or bablv, have iiiuieli   to'do  with'  '     ' < j  < i- '     i tf .    i  < llie  futuio com inoi cin I - pubsperily cif  _.    ,,,  . ��������� , i . _������  our town.*  i*.  '   ,    -        r, i      '  , ia'  .'   jV!.tKO.\id?   r    ������, - '  Last   Tbui^day^ evening" a '. largo  i������ lui'inber oPJIasoiis^aiid ������tlieir<-friends*  drove to*Armstrong f to" attend^Hie,  , jlasonic ball.K' K   ' *i'  , ii ,  ,,', i',"r4  "^-All ,, iini'ts   of, lhe "valley from En-  derby, to? iKelow-na   weie   well lepie-  ���������Isenled. anihthc.ball'was iff every/ way,  '.'a huge success.-," {_"-,, ,,<   \~ .  *' HOCKUV.V.   ������     e   ���������'  S,    '���������  i The'hrckev   niatcii^bctweeii'/ 'lhe  ^.     -r. 'It ' J**������ P ' ./    (     V  Coii))nona"ge"ti-1ani"aiul   the'" Bnderbv  1 - <&~i~ j,^i"jj-     -    ,- t*-  "hovs, which was lilaveil at Ycinon last  '   - ^i     * . "* ''  Piidnv,- lestiltt'd ������in  n'vicioiv foi En-1  ,     ,    ���������-;'-.        r( .a*.'     .-       ',, "   '      J    ������  WV/y" do Women Suffer     -,  '        >���������������������������>,'      . "     " ;i >   . "-  ijTSucli pain and endure the lu'rfnie of  nervous headaclio when u (|ii.'ir'(er buys  a botlle'ol JSTci vihno u Inch never fails  (fn ieli(i\'?.*' Just a'few; diops of Nervi-  'line hi,sweetened water eiues. nervous  or sick IkmiIucIjc, relieves heart pnlpi-  bilicfn and niiikes'yoii ,fc,>pl better im-  iiie^liutc^y , Neivilinecifu'l Jie bealen  fur (luiclcl.syt-uruig .stomach and bowel  troubles and should* be 'Vpt > in every  home.1 , It'H.jgood to,.,rub. on for ox-'  ,l'ernal,'pniii,aiHl C.N'celient for hijv.in'l  use. 'Sold iii'liugi'iSflc,1. bliltl'-s." ''.  J fycuRLih,,:/"  A      ,  deiby, the scene being S)4lo 0. ���������  "      '^' SOCIAT, AXD.PUHSOXAr,  y_   \]S\r nnd  Mrs.i, A'   E.' nalc^lg'ft^fbr'  4 i     Vo.n.'qn by Monday morning's'tini'ii'.  i   l, ?nlr. ��������� McDar.ielsr ,of   Seat'ile,  is^'in  -,M   j,   i, - - 'i     ,, - '.  , (own on iusiness with,  the  Columbia  ^' Milling Co.   '7" L   i ���������   A . t i(   ",     ;  -' s .John Shields, propnbtorof the Kiur-  ; J     loop? sawmill, left for home on Sattir-  i ,        - i .1/  ?    _   divaftei a-tiip'tb liis locsiiifir"'canin  '       up the river.    - "' sji "-      ^  > v   i     Richard Ullrich spent*1 a dav"or two  ,     in town ibis wceklin connection with  . the.'Coluiiitiia,iMilliiig-Co?foraClioni,hc  i-     t'aots inl (he  enpneitv of diaimlirsnian.  '       ,     i ,     j i .     * ' i  i-     ,  i    fill:-.  Ulhich,tleft' ey Saturday's tiain  j- foi his home im Seattle after  ha\ii-Er  **" taken a fhing ti io to Vernon.    _  VERNON'S VICTORS  _   ,   Received With ? Great* Enthusiasm  t   -   *���������77*e W^o/e Town Out.  As everybody knows Hie team that  -   -went   Fi om   Venice   to  the-Rossland  ,      carnival c.uiicd back with  them the  cup that goes  with tlie hockey cliani;  -pionship ot Piitish Columbia.  "-     Of couise Yenion .. was delighted, as  any  town. ������liould   be., and   when the  boys caniealioine  theie was the band  ,   and cvcijhody that was not bedtidden  to'welconie them.   Thccupv\as placed  'in a sleigh and headed the piocession ;  next the victonous team, and then all  '   Ycinon in a jubilant mood.      v        *  *"        That   night 'theie was a big festival  and a  dance to celebi.ite  the e\ent.  Kot a man on the team but knows the  tluill of victoiy and the pleasuic of a  '     jierfect  reception ^ homo      If Hie cup  ever leaves Yet non  it  will ,not be the  fault- of' the   team   nor  loi   lack ot  * public cncouiageincnt.  -. The following aie a'esulU of j-nme1'  played'this week",:���������.v.,'.E.' ICincaid'i-  in linals l()i',Ki|uitiiblc Cup.      t ,1-1    <>;  i^Kor Huins tjup,   line,,-Blown,   Ivin-  enid aiid'fJiike'r m������ in Hie Jii naif, i"  * "roinllK, Calgaiy-Jhewii^4 Co,*' qifj/  jilt" following weie' llie "semes "dming  the weckv-Vdet-diltn Jo, I'mlihiiin 1J';  iKac JJ^Pinkliani !);  Pakcr'wilii by de-  'ii ult agninsf,'Upper? Biown1'' M,'aie-  C,irtcr"nJ2: p.illas?l-l,Jhia -1 r.~ Dallus*  J.rifcl Lewis are in the lin.iK.,.^ t '     ,,  ' i.LCiiecn Cuiicisi���������Field iC'IJarbei- 10;'  anuria,Grshamti,,Weils s,?Scoti 2.  U'dams ^sHIurriell,-?-;' Kicld- I3./Iiain  It. .'TmcIcI isjn (he linais *'>   _ -Ii.hA *  The,'following  tg,imes '".have, been  played this week1*.  f~f'"  '{'   L Z"    *"  Calg'aiy KiewiiiEtfiCni11���������'   /^-"f   ���������  vMcCiiiteV; 13,"Pinklnim Ll. X >1  *V) Rao JS^Kinc.ud 9   ,,  , tr " ?- lf    - ,  Its   Tinpot  Legislation   and  Mischievous Legislation "Reviewed.  Jn^aii interview "with fhcj 'Rossland  .Ahnerj' J." A..t^lacdo'iia]d, thollibeial  leader -in the 'provincial' legislaltu'e,  mi id: i       j        ','      ,   ,n, ^  "The p9<jple .know ,too well the  effects of thejiriiicipal "acts -placed h.v  tiie1 ���������CMcKjidc' <royern)iient-on the already overlo'ndecf'*stntiitov booje. y'We  iiill have lo pay'drily too dearly f#r lhe  ill-consideiod and ill-digested policy of  the presellr admiiiish-ation. ' While  llie newjisscssmeiit act was1 still, bcfi-iv  the,liou*o prijtesl.s'yagaiiist^its piie^igc  poured in.,'from j'eveiy^'dislncl, but  much as Hie o^pusitiifii' pndeavored to  niliimiize the bad efl'ects'of HifVli'iiOas'-  uie, our efl'cnts weie futile'. ' , "r  ie people" will1 Iind tlint..Hie ill  -;.x.-.- ��������� ^i^11i- i>ss.e.ssine(iil,< ai-T will be  fiVi--ie.ie)iii)g.t'l.ir i; luil linly ben is with  UDiiet-essai-y ^nverityi \tpoii'~(Jic*11 mev-'  chillit and mail of muhII ^rneans, bin  by iiiereasinn the price of ,go(idsdt)'tlie  consiniH'r, ihakes. the.1 cos.1 ol e\'ery-,  b.idy'sj living proportion itely liit-lii'i-.  i ; Apail 'from .tbet lnu-iduction o'f  ,'.c;'tr iiiip/ising'juldilinnal .tuxu'li in on  lhe already. Inmlonod'J people', tho govern in wit lias^dciue  nutliinlt  evcent 'it  .,.".!', ^ <*  I'll OI    w      '.'.  '    >'*   '  nanieSj. Tho-'' iiiHiraiice,! c mpiinies'j  kinv.v that largo liio*.' occiisi nally oc^''  ciir^iiMl piovido I' r sitr-h events in (lit1  largo c ish stiiplus bejel to 'meet such  disasters fin J ait*,' pro'mp'tly lea ly, lo  pay*tJit'iii'1when Hiey.do liapj on. Ol  c uus-(*. it inn} bo e .peeled thai ipn-i'  a few small compaii)e.s"iiiay possiblyjio  iiuaijlf to.niect llieir liabilitit-.',, sb u'e  linsurin'g public; will ' ic-adily' '( c the  inijiorlance ol placing ��������� tlieir business  in com]j.iiiios"(il old1iiiicl' tried ,liie e.v  lieiieiit-e  l  . v*  5  'A  111  J)id,you ever stop!     '  '   fo think'tli.it    '  tc'i  '1  53  '< _,  .-jtiiud-   f (i r  good "  lehablo iroiila?     '  L'lUlblcK   US  effVctivi-nes.s   and  *'.���������-  * -,     .  no  t'll'eets of "Hii  poiTniuxciMnTii thi:  *r   !     ,' 1  sr.i i i-ri:s'  ���������ff'  LABORSiCALlf.r:  .' *    -   J '     ''-, ,        "������ V*   i    -  I''  < '���������> ,1      ������������������   ,   -   ' T    I    '  -Tn the1 Bi it isli .House "of Commons  a motion objecting to the adinissi. n  of CJiiiicsc iaboicis into .Soutli^Afiica  was de'eatcd by a majonly of 51:       i  tf you May Have Kidney 1 rouble. *  If youi'back   aches audi you ' suffer  yi  fiom diaggingipajns'ilis  aii. evidence  of diseased, kidneys". J  Get Fci ro/nnc  Pei ro  ut cin co* a nd1 t.i ke if icgularly  zonc makes? kidney suffcrcis'lccl hotter  at cuicc. ''I was bothe'ied a gieat deal  with my kidncys'������jla"st year" wiitesS.  tr. Denton1 of Evciett '���������bufr1������'s;ot''ciuick  roliof-fiojn_J("crro/ono.*i���������-My ���������tioublo  maiiifcstccl itself by paui in tlie .back,  dull heavy fceling.and constant bead-  ache A cptite tecoveied after using a  few hovos of Fcrro/onc , which has  given me moi c st length and better  health than T ever"had befoie. 1 can  lcconimond I'eno/.one as ^a po-itive  cine?'   Piice 5Cc at all diucirists.   >  , ' I r      1       1 s,0     ^  iio ihc*y ^\i.iy 'of. ([iieotionablo nmend-  menuf rlji'ifig w'liolly w'ithijiihiiiitia-  LiveiiefS.s with''which lo, urapple'vuth  the * principal'' pioblyms "-cniitrontin"  the piovmec, the .governiiient put up  f,!ie,aft;Viu*y,Tgdner.M.to'keep thclicnise'  eiiiployed-withttriiliiie aniundinents'tQ  evistiTi.a hnVs'iii'tho liopc?-iipp.uentlyr  th.it thb electonite "could ^be ,deceived  into * a ^belief)* that"-- somelhiny wa's  (io.illy being done t'p renibdy H)C general  iiiif5.ili-alactoiy''stateiof'.iffaiis Hi.il now  prevails.     r    ������    ���������������    A   ^>  ������     ���������-i^'���������^.PKO-MlSINO   1JICK.-*-4l( y.iVi  '���������'Of'the; McRiide'railway-ixdicy ^h-1.  M.icdonnld Muielly-ieinarkcd that flic  piemiei- h<i(rpi-oii-i������etl one befoie the  election, andchad loHciated the pledge  in the1'speech fiom" the throne. ,1 lu  alsp .'"promised cm JfewoJor tlnec*otlidr  (iccisirfiT-'to decline himseli?on this^  uiipoi taut subject befoie thcCliiistiii.is  , i.'_fv    '      ������ . I  ieees=. " ,',J      ,   ''..* <*<?���������  ���������' Nothings how evei, vv ii������^ done' tfii til'l  after  the  ieccss'.>.wlicn.*altei   repeated,  "questioning-from  the opposition',   he  pi OijUsCcr^a'. definite ��������� pumounceinent"  beloie piorogation *   Eveiybocly knows  that* the "Icgislatuie ^was 'prtnbgued  without either the 'house or the country being "sntislied >in   any'siiiglu pai-  ticulai.���������_ . j? ,-������t .*   / \t     ,.,    f',',  \; '��������� iNJr. Macdonald expfesscd tho.opin-  lan tbat^these  uiicallecl' fori.ind^nicj  pbsteiolis ,'ddlays '''/iio' Vetaidiug" t'he  develophicnt  of, the count)}-to a very  .soious extent, and he says-evidence rs  not l.feking'of no little dissatisfaction',  even among McBricle'a,j.sui)poi-teis )n  the legislature.'   ,,\-   ���������.���������,<>  '  :;]jtf imtitf^. ' x  TnPfii-r'niui-liinin's(l'n,''|i;'((iili?i Toll,'i^ 7//,'n.l  \\'il|'iun .MIi.-nro-.nnj. p('i-i.ii'ii| p." ,-i  wliuin tliey iiini" lint-un^ltti nl Hi. u luicu-i  w in Iho V'lilluilhi i,'-..up (dnsi-liiiL- nl Vfitin/j  'Vnllinlla. Odin nnd 'I'h'.i niiiicii.l'.-liiiin- ...  Ullf cicok, i-aiinli; mi i Ip ������t-l -ill- .i|...i.i|!  aim of Uppei' viiow Ijni.c.'Lin i. .ipr Vllinu,  Jllvisiiui Wtnl, Kui)l. iiiij*" lil-nlrt1, lliitisl  Coluiiibiii:  lf .    I , . ,  You aio hei-cliy nollllid  llml   I, Uh-,0iii.i1im  si|iiitil,i,lin\'C c\|n-ni!.il for vou lb.- -11111 ol S '-'li  lu In' o", inipiiiveuiiiiiis 11111 ininVii.tfi... - un..i  llie said Viklnic, V'lili.i.llii, ll.lli .1  I li ,,   .Vlli,  i-i'iil elniiiis/nuilci' I Ip. pioMriii.ti- ol il.. M Im ui  Act, aiul if \i lib in 1.1 in I j iln.is I nan Hi.. .Im. o;  this noilco vou bill oi ii-ilir"-I" ii'iioilniii- Ih.  iiioic-siild sum, toj'. t)i..| ������ lib nil . ..sts ..i nihei-  tlslng.'j'ou) inli-uvt In I In* Hiitil 'itiliii-i.il .iliiliiii-  i will iicionuS I Im rm pi'tlj (if Urn injil'-i-ii,'iit(l  iindoi'-icll.in lnLil'n .cl'untillcd ".Vii Aol tl1  .Vnit-iul Hit- Uhii-iiil .Vim? 111,11,_ - j!i j  Dalt'd lliisi'iidiln/ul i-u-nilibor, 1HU.1.  <   '        '   '   ,* '*''? ii? n. Wr.vincKY.  ���������: 4 , jiA.  Jas:1.;.Woodrovv,  4 ',!- BUTCHER/',;m  iRetaH. Dealer \n<^anaBS&>-      x  ~    -  ,*   ? &T SEEPj-- PORK,  S * "- XX  MUTTON,* Etc."  , , "A-        ' J     f   %    r " '  ' Fish and Game^in Season1.'-  priees  Ir       "   .  rhigher  "'   '"'A   l.irye.and, es|)c;riciicx-cl' org.iniZri.non  '   ,  to '���������'present -''styles" "hoiablc,, for  " hioh   furbishing   qualities,''"at  In ��������� thrin  ihci ordinary^, kind.  ;,'f UBNITUhW ,CARPBTSf. (lURTAINSi^WALi;   PAPERS T  Complete House'Furnishings *,,"'��������� y-y, ���������  ,.   ^Wiue for large illiiSliaicd catalogue���������iu is nee ai.cl iintOiesting    v'  ^abE'R^BRQs.V I '���������:, "yictoriav^b::c.-   ft   f       '     ' i i ���������* I   I  it ������   i     ;   '       '     a' r!      i    i ,  ? All oiduroiJionipUy filled.  oj V-.  ,pELSi5KE;tfB.*c.;;gy!a���������^  Corner,   Douglas  LOlb.  ;aiaEEg*angBj?asCTgA.-r?CTjcsj.-^jsrTvf<w^CTc.s������rv^^^  b:?edd'Y!s-:':  ;" v"0 -'  n  i  5  KIN(i,( MinVAIHV^ ItKHii. (  .lil'IADhlC'iri'," ri Hi'-.    *     ,������  I > ' y ,    i  V "l'lA(lhH.1',|l|(ls mid aiMN.  ,  V'Vigtuhi'a." ���������      -    !;   ���������<  '    "hf'IThK CO.M'i'IT." ,   , ,'  fos. sale'evehywhere,'  ii- ������  niAve the. best that .can be bo'usrht.  ������ii  i  i-i"  on t experiment, with othyr. and mlei ior brands.',   u \i  -?/a ���������;,<"������������������ -v l~ i >d   '   . -, ? - ���������>' n -?   ������-.   ' ,-������'   ' r - J%*  ..     ' - x-rci-tn    ���������,Lji"i~\~r^i~S7"-'d1 ���������. _,       r       !r^  0  I  r  ?'-;a.n]j  engines:  , Saw, Mill,Machinery,  "Wood,1 Working Machinery -  '^ Machinery for alb'purposes  'All" of very-Best makes."  ,"  , , , ���������>   .'     ..,,.���������  * Wiitt* -i���������i  J. L; NEILSON ,& CO.,.  4  ' <%fc*-������*JA  *jr*������*"������*(*(*<&'������*&&<&'<������'&li '<������*'*���������/<��������������� ti rt t������tti-Wfi'<������r������' rifyff iii^ <$>' f >,}  h '** '; ff' f"F<f:X< *?fff ~^ff >*<;ff "iffSff ff  '*- ' Wjmx;fPxRDEmX%Xfk  ~:   <:>*<':       Si*    ~* ���������K-'.'">A'4-f'*<''!, ^'<r'yL"-/^  ?   ^T''  = {COiV1APLIX'- -.**...  <\THIS; \S} NOT "EGOTISM.1,  . W.t5 li(*Ii(*\e������wi. jKiiowv "otn-ibusine������s.  Oui-1'' l.n.sini>=s is.-'to hHjpiijjiii clotvoui  busine^0. -"'Wi'1 spoph 'np-ta dale .business means' ..liid-t methods���������money-  saviiie devices'riud how to use them."'  , (iv     -i'  '    -        '   4-   ,   I     --V-i    ' ,  1V -     ���������< i   I, ^       i *    -        1  -fX-fXf W.i HAMILTON;' Prdprietor.   ���������.,    ,  f) ���������'tj.  'r$������  .���������������������  ,>:,f .",���������������  ?*.������.  :-j-  ''<  The U.uboiy Lumbei Co's mill'at  ' Camborne collapsed fioin the weight  of snow on the roof.  The new sawmill built at' Waidner  by Beckemidge and Lund .will have  an output ot "in 00O.OQ0 feet a day. In  connection with the mill is a dry-  kiln vvitli a capacity of 50,000 feet a  day.  Tbe Columbia Kiver Lumber Company aie putting in a new plant ar  their lCault null. , It will be a gang  saw plant on the same hues as ut tbcii  Heaver null and will be capable ol  cutting 00.000 ft. a day.  THE EVA.  Strike  of   $200   ore.���������SS,000  Clean'up.  ��������� i  Latest news fiom tbe Eva mine at.  Camborne states that a body of lich  oie miming $200 a ton has been  fed tic]; in the mine.  The Minei says- "Tlie foiulli  clean-up at the K\a stiunpmill ol tbe  Calumet it ib C. Cold iVIines, gave  values to the extent of .fS.OOO, the  icsult ot .I.intini> 's i un.  Jn   the   buck   was   .f7,010 and the  Louden, Feb 20���������The Cbefoo coi-  respondent, ot the Morning IVst  cables t5i.it an American squachon_ is  cvpected theie, * and reported tho  Anieiicans expect to' land a force of  maiines. Theie ,.uc minors of  possible tioublc with Germany, which  claims exclusive lights in Shan Tung  Only tluec .Russian w.uships lemain,  intact at Poit Aithui.  London, J'^eb. 20���������The Seoul coi--  icspondont of the Daily Mailiepoits  that 1500 Cossaks -are ciossing tlie  bolder near Wiju and that Cossaks  scouts have abcady advanced into  ICoiea. as lar as Aniti.ind. . A conflict  between the land forces of Kussi.i and  Japan is expected shoitly.  J'aris, Feb. 20���������The Russian squad-  ion'which put into .hbutil has been  oidcicd back to Cioiiatadr. ]  J'oii Ait bur, Feb. 10 ���������'Viceroy  Ale.vielt' has decided to hill back on  LJ.iiluii. mailing that base ol opci.i-  tions and leave J'ort Aitluir to woik  out its own s.ih.uion, in v iew of im-  possibilit} of miiinlaiiiing ami protecting a line of comiiHiiiii'.itiuu 1200  miles long. Tbo aiiiiouncetueiit  c.vscd "constei nation in niilitiuv  cnclcsat St. Pctei-bu-g.  To Quickly Cure'Biiliousness  I'se T)r. U.iniiltiin's Pilh of Man-  diake and I!utlernut. They cleanse  the stomach and bowels. a-si~t the  liver in lemming bile, and cure  llioiouglily I'se only I'i. Hamilton's  I'd Is.    Pi ice 2,1c  Theie is now a stmggloon between  Tav Im of lievelsloke. Kos^ of Keime.  Wiigbl of Vmirand Fulton of Ivain-  loops loi the provincial ^coictaiyslnp  Taylor was inumiatil it last .lime, and  he wants thepiomisc kept.  ,,   -���������       "inn ju*t?:itAL tvx.  , "j.      ;  * '��������� Mr Macdo'nald =ays* both the pfe-  mici nfkl the finance minister pi onn=cd  lemedial nieasuies in the case ol the  two per cent, niinei.il tax. Kothing,  how evei, has-been done. ( ' y , -  ,' -]Mi Macdonald 'expicssed deep  icgiet tlie government had not '���������een lit  to take the neciessaiy steps to mate)-  l.illv \ulvance the piospcnry of jour  agnculluial, fiaheiyi .incl, othei important indiistiies, foi 'he '���������t-cs m them a  vciy necessary adjunct to the piOsper-  itv of'thc piovince as a whole '���������      , '  \   THE GREEN HOOM.  Feb. r26.  and   27.  '-Why Smith Left  Home."   .,,   >  Mar 16. '��������� 3fi������s Pauline JJohiison, and  Jfr, Walker McRac."  .v. resident who has had considerable  cvpenenccin the handling of side  walks wheie snow is prevalent' in the  east informs us the most successful  plan he-found for keeping "side walks  in good condition was to-iun .a tine  of an agricultuial hai-rOw ov ei them.  Tins flattens them down and kpie-  vents the rounding off "which makes  snow-coveied =ide walks so slippeiy  and dangeiou1- to pedestrians.  The funeial of Mis. 'Smith took  place TueMl iv aftei imn fro u the  icsidenre ' f Mr .1 L.i .v-son Hi-v. C.  L.idnei olhciated and Kev. C^Onldei  assisted. ' Tbe pall-bcueis weie  Mcssis. Hose, hindm.u l;,JJiimi- Pews,  Ki.i/er and Moie Theie was .m im-  pie-sive sci vice at the MeihodHt  clunuli. afler which the fiini-i il moved  to the cemetery, when* tin- h main*  weie put to icst. J > 111 i ii tr the-t-ivice  .Mis Lews sing iippiopiiniolv and  well.  Baltimore Fire Losses.  In diseiis������intr insurance nuitteis  yesteiday F. I*. Lewis of the luni of  Liwi- Bin-, s.ud ; Th-' insiiiai r ��������� coin-  paniis inteic'-sted in tin* ii.illiini ��������� l.'f  now Kilowwb.it llieir his-os ,iu, ,uid  aiiaiig'-mi-nts have aheady bee .1-mack  by the leading companies to adjust  and pay los-e- Companies upiesen-  tid bv oui iiflice will lose about S'li.OOl),  <)00 whii'h is about 11 tenth of tl.eii .111-  nu.il iiit'oiue. ���������������(. it vvill be "-ct 11 that  even -1 gem 1.1! confl.ij-.iat.mii like the  Baltimoie Int- doe- not in any wa.. af-  fecl the linancial standing of tin1 umi-  TEXGWELL LOOSE-LEAF  LEDGER.  Loo������e' Leaf Files and Ledger-, with  filings specially ruled, printed, perforated and punched to suit any style oi  binder. ,    '       y  TUNG-WELL TRANSFER FILE.  Kootenay Mail Publishing Co. Limited,'  -, -REVELSTO   K. B. C.   r  BBYBLSTOKB  OPERA  HOUSE  v      Just  One Joyful Kight ���������  Friday, ;Feljpuapy 213  The  WHY  Cilcelul Vlonitudc"      "  SMITH LEIT  IB  By Oeo. VV. Hioiidliui-sl,  Autliiii of "\\ lint Il.ipiienod to Jmios,"  Wioiik Sir. VViiglil,"clo.  ���������'Tho  Fn in months al the Strand Thealie,  London. Four 111011111s! at Madison  Sqtiaie Theafic1,TSrew York.  Ini ci pre Loci by iiconipiiiiy oC inelioiiollliin  lilinoi j, im'dLi llie imiiiiiKcniont of iMr. ('.  I'   V\ iilUrr, ot  the VMiiaipci!- nnd nlliod  tllC.ltlC's.  ^REVELSTOKE, :;B. G  V ABRAHAMSON  ?ii_   t  BROS.   PBOPriETORS."   <(���������������    ',, > ^  NTe"vvly4,ybuiltr,]yl'Frist-clas''=.jn e\ery-rc-peca. f All loi.dViiiVoiiv/'im-ii.-es.  ?,��������� IhX'a t.ff^ -i-^^Lamc Sample'lvooiii=.0;���������/;i    / iXLX-v'r-'^  -ji.j.+ ^ -,->'-yiRates-$l SO^per'Dayr-f'-1'"���������Special Wei-kly-tRdtes.^-   ^-^-j/_^���������  Queen's'-Hotel, j Trput   .Lake,   liiider^Lime   man/i-eiiK-ntS  ,9  A-1'  C)R*IEh  HGTEL  '       I      ably furnished-with the .choicest the. mars et  affords.       Best   Wines,   Liquors, & Cigars.  *  w '   '   -Rates t$i a day.     Monthly rate. J   ^, "  , Just, Remodelled and Refurnished with all Modern Conveniences, -j  9C   W^r^^:I[  'V  Rooms in Suites ivitli {Batlis and   Toiletf 'attached, flowing Hot  and Cold Water;*Inside Toilets on each floor, Ga������ Lighlid ana  "   f_    _    _ Steam Heated Throughout.      _  -  -    " J. C. GREENE, Proprietor,  l    -      * G0LDCN, B. C:  ���������OOMAPLIX  CHIEF YOUNG,      -   -   -    - -  Rest brands of Wines, Liquor.*; and Cigars. "  Travellers  to  Fish Creek w ill find excellent accommodation  at this Hotel.  Proprietor.  I'i ices, $1 00  ,    al Canada  md 7Pa.    Sale  I Inn; and Boo  of seats  : Co.  HAVE OKI  The  best  Doll'ir a   Hay lliiusi*  in the I own.  Pi-ojn iflor  Bi-st1 IJr.inils of W  nnd Ci-jiiis  *3  in-. Sph'its  Win. P1  Wliolc  Meat Henhant  leming  WI10U.S.1IC and itcl.ul  iOJ  Fish   and   Game   in   Season.  First St., Reveistoke.  O  Wholesale and Retail  .   .   .   Meat Merchants.  Head Office, Abattoir and Gold Storage :  <^se������" Calgary, Alberta  / ��������� .-   .1   ;'.'������.���������  '   t -f^,    J   .-      -L_L  f.*   ���������*,��������������� s. \   *   ' *" .  V        /    4Vrl>.    '  fWvt      (J?  * "J* T* ���������"*    *   JV^-TJ   , /-.������������������ .     ,.y-.Hl������*.l������l /��������� *!���������   A -   1  V -������WM|u<  THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  THE WAR*  , i,  l,' (Continued from Pane Two ) '  ' ' London, Feb. 17.���������A despatch from  Kobe, Japan, says tlie Russian guurd-  " ships iii the harbor, and another war-  ship'lying outside tlie harbor at Port  Arthur,. were torpe'doed on Sunday,  Feb. 14 and that tho Japanese retired  <; ' without sustaining any injury.   ,  '   Paris,   Fi b. ' 7.���������A   despatch   from  , Tokio announces that one of the most  important movements .of Japanese  troops yet made is: occurring, today.  One of the main branches of tlie army,  '.consisting (if three divisions,, und in-  clucling a division of guards numbering in all between, 30,000 'and 50,000  men, is going on transports'prcsuni-  a ly.for a  point   near  the  mouth of  !   'the Yalu river. ,.���������<*.  New ,.York', Feb. 17���������A despatch  from Pekin says the growing feeling  there iii.favor of Japan is shaping it-  bclf into a movementoagainst all   for-  'i ,   i       -'  eigners.    ��������� ,''  ', Berlin,  -Feb.   17.���������The .admiralty  ���������    liere have  received   rcpoi'ts,which  go  to show that 250,000. J a pa n esc troops  ���������will   be  in  Corea' before   a   collision  takes' place   with   the   Russians    in  ( force. '  Port Arthur,  Feb.   17.���������Troops  are  arriving' here   continuously' and-tin*  jii iluliz.ition.of the f-jrees making excellent progress.    The ,fortress is now  ' thoroughly pfep'ared   to  withstand   a  *iege and'is regarded as inaccessible.  ,' ,, London, Feb. 17.���������The Japanese  legation officially confirms the report  Ahat the Japanese'- torpedoed two  Russian warships at J'oit Arthur last  Sunday.    _' _  London,   Feb.    17.���������The     Russian  government has'protested against   the  British expedition into Thibet.    ,  r    Shanghai,,Feb.   18. ���������The   Uritish  steamer JIai -Ping,.which arrived here  , today   Iiom   Shin   Wan    Tao,   reports  tliat-she was fired ,on'by the Russian  ' 4,'iips and'forts,while  seeking  shelter  in the outer roadstead of Port Arthur  and that she was then ordcrad to Dal-  ii v, wlicic she-was detained .'four days  "HerejHealth" 4  There is health and strength A/>  in every, draught of ^  ������,     At contains in  the ''smallest   V/  possible bulkkll the strengthening^^  _ ...        and-stimulating properties of the   q  ^finest beef , and, is" so" palatable,: refreshing-, j������  '���������& and invigorating that, thousands are getting, <P  ?? THE BOVRILHABIT-becausethevhkeit. ������>  V becattscit is the ideal cold feather beverage.*! -^  Warming���������Nourishing���������Stimulating.        ,q  *  <3  4qA;������3&������*������,&9&Q*<?*'  BE ATOM  in spite of her captain's piotcst.     ��������� '  ,  The Russian gun boat Miuidjur remains at Shanghai in delhmcc.of the  Chinese iiuthorities..   ,'., "   .  ���������  Mew   York,' -Feb. ��������� 18���������The   Times  I. Jr.-,- V  correspondent at W.isbi- gton says  Turkey "is , taking adv.uu.ige' of Ilu  si i's pieoccupation in the far cast to  piepaie for'war w it li Bulgaria. Jt is  '. Ic.iincd I hat a niiircli )nto Bulgarian  teiritoiy is likely to be made soon.--  Scoul. Feb. IS.���������--Tbe   lenort is  confirmed that 3,000'Russian  troops have  ,   am red   ut   Chint' To  Tong. opposite  Wiju  on Y.ilu River, as  also   the   le-  poit   that   Russians'", have    occupied  .Wiju itself.     Then-   have 2.000 troops  at U'iju   and   the   Krst collision  with  ' the .Japanese troops is expected some-  vv heie in that vicinity. '  St. Pcteiobuig, Feb ��������� IS���������Xb'official  announceincnt of tlie disastei otV  Chemulpo, Koie.i, ii.ts yet been made  heic although the papers aie punting  stoiies of the loss of the Vartag and  Jvoiict/.  The St. Petersburg Ga/.ette asks r  '���������What aie we going to do with the  millions siibsci ibed foi the navy? Vv'e  cannot patch 'up a useless garment,  lei ii- st.ut afiesh "  'Pori Aithui. Feb. IR The railruad  positively is undamaged. All the  triicips aie eageily awaiting an opportunity to meet the Japane-e. It is lie-  Iieved heiethat the .lapane-e sustained  ht'.ivx damage al tbe t,im,e,oi the liom-  batiiineiH and aie carefully concealing  the -a me.  Loudon. Feb. ISl���������Baron Hay.ishi.  tin* Japanese minister, ennHuns- the  report of the disouler ar I'oit Arthur.  Li-ndon. Feb. 18.���������A ropoi't which  came by uuy of Vienna is in circulation hero th.it the C/..u's mental depletion, .mi account of the war.  aiiniiiius to illness.  THE MACEDONIAN WAR.  H,i|uni'"i. Macedonia, Feb. 17.���������  Shemsi I'.isbn. with WOO Turkish  troops nnd .'' gun- ii reported to be  b-ii-gid by i(),l)()0 Albanians at  li.ib.ijhosi, hi-iueeii Di.ikov.i and 1 lick.  Tin- Tm k- .ne s.iid to be without  food .md w.it"i and lo have already  J.>-1  100 men.  Stuniir ii-iiifoK-eiiient-i niidcr    Sbaki  I'a-ha    aie   hiii-i--, ing   to  the rcliefi, of  ' Miemsi  l',i������lili.  Const.mtinople, Feb. 17 ��������� Sixteen  t Inui-aiid Albanians an- in revolt in  rhc district of I>iskuvn against the  icfollii plans of the poweisfoi Macedonia and obnoxious taxi11*. (Jonllic.ti  h.ivc ficciinvd with tin- Tiukish  t loop-, the l.ittei being deieiited wit b  be.iv v \ijih.  From our own corrosixiiiilout. .    ,  . ' '  Mrs. R. Stevens has got in her stock  of goods and,is doing a   nice business.  ' Rev.   -Mr.'  Solley,   of   Trout Lake,  holds   service  here   once   every   two  weeks. _ .;  The steamer Archer has been able  to make ' her tegular trips so far this  wintci. '  Our conservative friends are going  to dredge the channel up to "Beaton  when -they get in power, which they  expect will be next Autumn.  Messrs. Beaton & llillinan, who are,  logging for the������ Big Reiid Lumber  Company, are putting in some nion-  -of  which   scale  over  Cam-  ,-  ,     o  to have a  ster logs,  niany  2,300 ft. "~       ',   '- ' ,   "   .  Theie is 5 ft., of snow at Stevens  camp, and 3 ft. nt Beaton, but we have  no wind(herc in winter time  borne and Reveistoke seem  monopoly "of that luxury. ~~      ' '  ,  Messrs! Lux and Sons have now in  over   a   million-feet fo-   *he Harbor  Ijiimber.Conip.iny. _ ,.e will not be  less than 15,000,000 ft. of logs floated  down Fish river during the coming  summer.   ,  , ,      ,. .   .       ,  ' -.  Wc are sen ry to hear that Mrs. J.M?  Green of this place, who went'to Van-'  comer for medical tieatnient, . for  i heumafism is much worse, and on  account of hei advanced a'geniay'not  lecover. 1 lei-'daughter, Mrs. ILM.  .Vcedham, leaves foi >Yancbuvei  today.  On account of the heavy fall of snow  (luring the last two weeks the tcam-  steis have bad -some diflicnlty in keep-  iim i-onimunication open, but they  have managed to make their regulai  trips. .  The Big Bend Lumber Company,  aie now woi king about 70 men at the  McKay i.inches. Thoy have now in  Fish river between five and six- million fei-t and e.xpect lo reach the ton  million mark by high water'.  Trout Lake i- still open, which has  deptived u? of some business we ev-  P'-cic-d in the way of travel. L There is  but alKiut one inch of ice on the Arm.  and this i- covered with snow, so  that we fear we will have no ice for  our lemonades i)'*xt summer.  T. W. Graham and .Win Johnson  have sonc into the cnrdwuod'bu-iiiess.  They are now busy cutting a supply  of.wood Ir. rh"-spring they inrend  to piucha-e a team and open a wood  yaid. They consider thoy can do  better at this than working for wages.  Hairy Jackson, the Beaton blacksmith, who has served in the army in  Etrypt and the Traii-wal. i.- anxious  to join the Jap*.. Hi1* friends are endeavouring lo dissuade him from taking this step on account of bis being  too tall for a J.ip, and he would be too  coiispiciiou*' ii mark.  Feb. I5th. 1001.  Tendency of,.the Times, ���������  The' tendency of medical science is  toward ' preventive ". measures. The  best thought of the'world is beinfj given lo lhe subject, It is easier and.bet-  ter to prevent (than "to cure.'! Ii. has  * r        '- (.  been fully demonstrated that pneu  nioniii one of the"most dangeious dis  t*ases that ii'ie'dical men have to contend with, can be prevented by? the  use of Chiiinlieilain's Ooue;h Remedy.  Pnt-iiiiibnia always results' from a cold  or fron^an attack of influenza'(grip),-.  and it has been obseived0 that this  remedy counteracts, any, tendency of  these, diseases toward, pneumonia.  This has .been fully proven in m'any  i hodsands ofca'sesin which this' remedy has been-used ,during the'great  prevalence of colds and giip in recent  years, ai'id can be relied upon.with im  plii-it confidence. Pneumonia often  results from -a slight '' cold when '��������� no  danger is apprehended iinti! it is suddenly discovered that there is fever,  and difficulty in breathing and, pains'  in the'ehest, then it is announced that  the patient, has pneumonia:,. Be on  the1 safe side and take Chamberlain's  Cough-Itemedy-.iH-������omi uK.thj* cold is  contracted.. >��������� It -'always cures. For  pale l>y all druggists.   -       ---  SELKIRK I.ODGE. NO. 12. I. O.O.F.    .  Meets every Tuesday  evening' in'--Selkirk  Hull ���������-; at S . o'clock.1  Visiting brethren cordially invited to at-'  tend. ���������",.,'..���������,..       i  E. ADAIR, N.G.       -    "   1 j/MATHIE.',Sko.'  Kootenay Lodge  No/15 A.F.&A.M.  C. ,v.  The regularmeetings  are held in the Masonic   Ten) pie,- Odd-  ���������'Fellows Hall, on the  bird   Monday    in  cich month at,8 p.m.  Visiting   brethren  .cordially Welcomed.  WlOOUNlEft, Sechbtakv.  A WIFE'S CONFESSION?  Of course, every one knew when the}  were engaged and every one pretended to  lie Furpriscd v, lien  they heard it wa*  suddenly broken  off. It was first-aid  she had broken it  off, then that his  heart had changed,  but finally she confessed thai she had  been m> irritable, *c  depressed and blue  that she had .fair);  driven him away.  Her good looks weft  vanishing. She wat  getting thin, pale,'  and hollow-cheek-  . ed, with dark'circles  around her eyes.  ' Suddenly all society  was pleased again to  hear of the engagement being renewed,' and it |Was not  lonj? before a beautiful and radiant  bride was taken tc  the altar. She had  regained her good lobks, her former happy  disposition and strong nerve all .through a  secret a friend gave her. A few bottled'of  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription'is what  made two more lives happy and a radiant  bride more beautiful than she had ever  appeared before. f  Backed np'-by over a third of a century  of remarkable and uniform curex, a record  ���������nch as no other remedy for the diseases  and weaknesses peculiar to women, ever  attained, the proprietors and' makers of  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription now fed  fully warranted in offering to pay $500 in  legal money of the United States, for any  case of Leucorrhea, Female -Weakness,  * Prolapsus or Falling of Womb which they  'cannot cure. All they ask is a fair and  reasonable trial of their means of cure.   .  Mn O. O. Scripture, of Prcfcbtl, Ariz , L. Box  536, writes: " For nearlv two years I was a great,  sufTercr with ulceration anil enlargement of '  womb, also suffered (.everely with dyspepsia aud  ' was run down���������a perfeel wreck. 1 doctored for  several years; got no better, until about seen  months ago I began taking Dr. Pierce's Favorite  ' Prescription ana1. Pleasant Pellets." I can stand  on my leet and work hard all day. I feel that life  is now worth living, and shall ever feel grateful  (to you and shall always recommend your medicines to all who are Buffering in any.way.". 1  notice:  To Carl Thurbjornsen, Thcodor Tollofeen and  William Allen or any pen-on or.varmmtM  whom they may have assigned.their intercut  in the Valhalla group,conmsting of, Viking,  Valhalla. Odin and -.Thor mineral - ������'<"!"'"  Hig crock, Kitnatc on the west Hide of north  . arm of Upper Arrow Lake. Lardcaii .Milling  Division.  West  Kootenay  District, British  Youarchereby notified that I, the ������"'ler-  signcd, have expended for you the sum of SSZO  l-nu cumin*. ..."iv* *������������.- K������v"-���������--������������������-���������   ,1"   i.i- .*  Act. and if within ninety days from the date of  thib notice you fail or refuse to contnbute .trie  aforesaid sum, together with all cofita of nAver-  Aincnd the Mineral Act,.' 1909.  Dated this 2nd day of December. 1903. ,  .A li. B. STAIlKEY.  H. ,W.   EDWARDS,  ;;/.7 ..TAXIDERMIST. " ' X.  DEER HEADS, BIRDS,"ANIMALS  ,���������; ; ^MOPTED. ': ��������������������������� ���������  Reveistoke, f ���������-   ,-    B. C.  To Trappers  c ���������"���������  Raw Purs Bought  Cash Prices Paid  F.   B.    WELLS,  Exporter of Purs.  Why Smith Left Home.  To those who love to laugh it will  he good new.*" Hint C. P. Walker's  clever comedy company, which  iiiiiiis-ed us with "What Happened to  Jones" b< about to leturn. This time  tliey will sjivc another Mruadhiir-'t  fair-e. and an eipially good one, en-  tilled "Why Smith T.'-ft Hoine."  Thi" latter piece hud ,even 11 longer  rim 111 London anrl Xew York than  the "Jones" conception. And critic-t  on both side? of the Atlantic, have  credited it with being unrivalled nj a  piridiiciT of men uncut. Mr. W.ilk<-r  pioinises a picsciitiitirin 111 every way  win thy und up to the high standard  he has sol in foimei the.itiic.il production.-1 lieu1 undiM his iiiiiiiagement  The (I,ile of the enming of the company is Fiid.iy, Feb. 2(ith.  Jas. I. Woodrpw,  BUtCHEER.  Retail Dealer '"^ .atrrrr^fi*-  beep; pore,  MUTTON, Etc.  > ���������  Fish and Game in Season.  ���������All orders promptly filled.-  REVEISTOKE B. C,  HENRY'S NDBSBBIES  1      3010 WestiiiinsU*i,.Road.    r  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees!  Rhododendrons,,-Roses,  '   Greenhouse anil Hardy Plants.  Home-Qrown aud Imported  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds  , .1  >        '>  ' For Spring Planting.  Eastern prices or less.'   , White labor.  FERTILIZER'S..   '  Bee Hives, and Supplies.  Ciit Flovvers und Designs. ,      ,  "A"       , '���������   '���������  Catalogue free. <<  M.J, HENRY,  r Vancouvrk, B. C. ,  SMOKE  KDRTZ &m CI&ARS  /   '   The Best o'n'-tha, Market.-==~^  '   KURTZ'S 0W.1-; -  \ KURTZ'S. PIONEER^,  J KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  -.1 .'..-.,' .     ...     ."-   .i v ���������:��������� ,r  _ -are, Brands .that can't he heaten.  JU MADE*BY UNION LABOR.' "-���������  tHE$l]l:EXPRESS  ;. -' /'EKw: 'B. Paget^Prop.r-"'";,  Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage,  etc., to any parbjof.the (Jity.     ^1  Any; Kind of; transfepring ";  . Undertaken.       -   '  J-A11 ^orders left",at E. M. Smythe's  Tobacco Store, or by Telephone, No. li  will receive prompt1 attention.  ^Trademarks  and Copyrights  obtained in all 'countries.  if  PATENTS  -������������������        ,       obtained in all c  ^ROWLAND BRITTAIN,  1    Registered Patent Attorney -,  -1 . <    ���������_   - <s;   m  Mechivnical Attorney anil Engineer."   '  Room'3, FairfieldlUloek, Granville St., near P.Ot  '"i,   VANCOUVER,   B.   C.".  A postcard will secure an evening appoint  riicnt for those who cannot call diiniiKthcday  vvithj us  CAKES and  Place Your Orders  '   , -     '       v-  ' '  ' in   time   for  CHRISTMAS  Corner   Douglas  and King streets.  Christmas Groceries;  ,   H,,B. STONEX,  MACHINIST AND, GUN3TJITH  Opposite Central'Hotel,' Itevelotoke. .  Lathe' and ' General Machine- Work  '. ���������"   ��������������� -Pioiiiptly -Exeesitecl:   ���������  TiavkE    TABLE  S.S.   '!Archer." or S.S.   "Lardeau/ '  . ���������-- ~~- 1.1  Running between' Arrowhead.   Thomson'*  Landing and Coinnplix, commencing Oct,' lttB,'  1001. will nail aa follows (weather permitting):..  Leave  Arrowhead   for  Thomnon'a  Landing  and C'omaplix twice daily at 10k. and 15k.  ' Leave Comiplix nnd Thomson's Landing for  Arrowhead twice daily at 7.15k. and 12.15k.  Making cloxo conncctionR  with- all C. P. R.  trainHand boats. .    ,,  ,,,_ . ,)  > Tho owners reserve tho right to chan e timce  of nailing* without notice. \      <  THE FRKD KOBINSON,LUMBKKCO. L'Ttt.  , iV. ROHIN80N'.  '     ' ,    '��������� Managing Director,  OOE^N STEAMSHIPS <  ��������� ' Royal Kail Untia.'  Cheapest Rout* to tho Old Country,  '   r ALLAN LINK. '<  Krom St. John, Halifax, Portland, New Yorfc.  I>rotoriaii  -.KcJb-.5  Unrantlan...'* '..'. ������eb. W  Ionian : "������������������������������������������?  8iellian ���������,���������*le,,���������2?  Bioarlfin...,   .'.Mar. *,  ' DOMINION LINK���������From Portland.     1 ���������  Canada.' .' f ^JZ  Dominion  ^Tb-ir.  Canada " Mar- ������  CAN. PAC'ATLANTIC 8. B.-irrom St. John.  LnkoManitol)ft....,...'.r..l.'...-, ife>������S  UkoChainplain  :"K.*.  LakoKrio   ,....'.' ,- -:..Mar.*  , ' >VHITK STAR LINK-Krom New^ork..  Mnl.-Htln      'I '...' .' Kcb. 3  AlllJlW ll.  ,_ .    ut  0..i,ntii<*  PCO. W  iVHic  ��������� ������et>. 17  ���������   llkll..  u������,.������.   n.  Ccdrie ������������������ Xg>- ������  Majestic ���������������������������������������������? Wlox.Z  " .-���������* CUNARD LINK���������From New York.'     '     ,,  Ktniria". ??'..'.' '. .*..'.. Ke?t%  Umbria-. ..: ..-.v.' ,-������������������' ������.������!>������!,-  Campania.'. ,SD"'i  Elruria '...'. ������������������' '���������'��������� Alar.*  *' Pansbngers ticketed-through to nil .parte of  Great Britain and Ireland, and at Kpccially low  rates to all parts of the European continent.  Apply to nearest railway or steamship agent or  to   ;'     -11 * . y_ ��������� , -? ^ ���������-���������' ^    -,-',- . -  ,t  T.' W. BRADSHAW.AKent^RirivrtaUll*,  W: R P. CUHHINOS,   Pacific Agent   .   ���������'I'J-fcTy- ���������  . RESTAURAKT  THE OWL  First Street,  1 r .     T 1. f 'I  East of Molsons Bank ,    - ,   Ilevclstoke.,  For your meals. Open day and night.  Meal's 25c and upward. Special weekly  rates.   Good service guaranteed.       - (  .'    ' '. YODO FUJII, Proprietor.  "Wing CHung's'-newly im-"   i  -,'ported  stock.yof Chinese '  ,-^and Japanese-<g6odsj'*"r-oir'.'-'  '.The^best assortment ever- ���������  dan'ded' in   Reveistoke ��������� of'  .   useful'"   and .', ornamental  '.  articles:,'-  ^ ,       r   1 .  -Tea services  IM.itos  Daskcli,    -        1  Cane Chairs,  " Ilandkci-ehiefs  ������- Flower Pota -  Umbrella SUindit  Lunch Baskets'  Sinoking Jackets  '    ���������     Silk Goods.  GOLD FISH      '  Finest stock of candies and frnit in town-.  1 ,        >"    Front Street, Reveistoke  Agents for  the Celehrated  , "MONSOON'"TEAS.  J V-  . NOW IN ITS 39th YEAR  Tlie lending mining periodical of the  world, with tlie strongest wiiton^I 5t.iff of  .my ttciintc.il publicitfon.  Subscription    $5.00    .1   yenr   (including  V. S , CaiMduii*, >lexicnn po^tacc )  Sample copy free- Send for B������wk Cit.dogue.  The Ekgi,neepjng and MiiVing Journal  Ul Broatfray, New Yorfc  Chamberlain's  Remedies.  Chamberlain's Congh Remedy.  For Coughs, Colds, Cronp and Whoop-  ng Cough.   Price 25 cents; large size 50c.  Chamberlain's  Colic. Cholera  and Diarrhoea Remedy.  J'or Rowel Complaints.    J'rioe 35 cent*.  Chamberlain's-Pain Balm.  An antiw,*ptic liniment (Specially valuable for Cuts, Bruises, Sprains nnd RJieunui-  u'sm.    Price 25 cents; large si'ju: 50 ccnta.  Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets.  For   Disorders  of the Stomach, Iviver  *nd Bowels.    Price 25 cenLs.  BOILERS  AND-      ;  ENGINES.  Saw Mill Machinery  Wood Working Machinery  Machinery for all purposes  All'of very best make's.  Tl neilson & co.,  602 Main St., Winnipeg,  THIS IS NOT EGOTISM.  T  We helieve we know our business.  Our business is to help you do your  business. We supply up-to-date business means and methods.���������money-  saving devices <md how to use them.  TKNOWKI.L  LOOKK-LKAI*  LMIJCIMH.  lynoM'" Leaf J'^iles nnd Ledgers with  lilinKh Hpeei.iHy ruled, printed, perfur.  ut.'d and punched to suit tiny style of  binder.  M.A.SMJTH&CO.,  Me.Ke117.ie Avenue,^Reveistoke.  Halcyon Hot Springs  1 ^Jfarii-tcirium.  mlLE MEDIOAEj WATERS of il.d-  I eyon ate the most curative in Lhe  world. A perfect, naliiral remedy for  all Neivnus and Musrular diseases,  Liver, Kidney and Stomach ailments  and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure  for "That Tired Feeling." Special  rates on all boats and trams. Two  mails arrive and depait every day.  Telegraph communication with ali  parts ot ((he world. An experienced  uiiissa tiger.  Halcyon Hot Springs  Arroia Laffc. "B. CI  WOOD YARD  l have started a permanent Wood  Yard on Third street. With my pasL  experience I hope to be in 11 position  to satisfy nil requirements of custom,  ers. Mill and cord wood supplied in  any lengths at reduced prices for cash-  It. SAMSON..  f*WF^>  I    A������'  Every one of these preparations  is guaranteed and if not fully satisfactory to the purchaser the  money will he refunded.  Tl-INflWHr.r, T1IANHPH1I KILK.  Kootenay Mail Publishing Co. Limited,  KKVJCLSTO   h\ IJ. O.  *  BLANK FORMS  Mining & Legal Purposes  Transfers, Options, Powers  of Attorney, Statutory Declarations, Proxies, etc., can  be obtained at the  ..Kootenay. Mail Office..  Yoiir  Mark  In The World!  Don't be satisfied to work  along in the same old way'  for low wages. We can  help you carve, out a successful career. Thousands  have increased their salaries  by following our plan. We  can train you in spare time,  and at small cost, for any  of the following positions:  Mechanical, Electrical, Steam, dull, or  Mining Engineer; Electrician; Surrejror;  Architect; Draftsman; Bookkeeper; Stenographer; Teacher; Show-Card Writer;  Window Dresser; or At) Writer.  Write TODAY, stntinc which position iutorostii yon. to  INTERNATIONAL  Correspondence    Schools  Box 799, SCHANT0N. PA.  OB CiLL 0.1 Ollt I.OC1L IlErUESXSTlTITEr  S. H. KRUGER,  J3ox ilii. Nelson, B. C.  i  if /..  ^P  THEKOpTEISrA:Y MATT.  OE^NA&AM   VALLEY.  A Land  of Pastoral  Ranges,  Farms,  Orchards,  Mineral  Wealth  and  Industries.  The Okanag..n Valley has well been  described a& the garden of British Columbia. With' wide stretches of fertile  lands, easily _c'eared/and an equable  auid mild( climate the 'district well  deserves its reputation The Spallum-  chcen ri\er is * the' gateway to this  celebrated "valley, and at Sicamon������,  where the Spallunicheen  river enters  n-w in i'l will turn out G0.000 ft. a  day.        ,     ,   , ,   i-  One ofs the best ranches in the  Okaiiagan'valley is the Stepney ran'h  sou th, of * Enderby; 700 acres ' are  annually, put under crop, > nd the  wheat produced ia amongst the<>finest  samples pi educed in the valley.  A creamery   lias   been" established  Bros.-and G. Murray.-1 - Tbe latter is  one of the pioneer- -of Armstrong  having 'esided here twelve years, and  is a member of tbe municipil council.  Mr. Murrjy started bis present business six years ugo.   ' ,s  , Smith   Bros,   conduct   n' .sawmill  with a capabity of 20.000 ft. a day...,  Armstrong boasts a first-class Hour  Shtwwap   lake, 4 the    Shusivnp '   and   south ol Ei.derby and   puts out butter   mill,' mainly  owned  by the settlers  * z���������; ; ! ������        2 I        J  t       '<   J .. i  '  COLOMBIA  4.ND ENPERBY  TLOURING.MILLS.   ( Wost* Vio������ )  Okauagiiii uiil\wi>  connects   null the  main line of the C. P. R.    *   ' *~ '     *  ' *    '     .-i  *      SURi  'is the first settlement on the S ��������� and  O railway, and (from there right  through to'-the boundary the'Okana-  jpui valley is moie or le3s occupied by  settlers."        i. ' ' *"   ���������  EXOhKBY n>  is about -our nn'e^'soutti of MaYayar.d  of prime quality rfor which there is  ample market. .'        k, ''     \  ,, ARMSTRONG ���������    *)  is the next ,tpwn south of. Enderby  andjs a-ruce town, well built and go-  ahead. ^Two years ago' Armstrong  was wiped out by fiicbut was rebuilt  in a_ manner which' reflected tlie  highest credit on,the enterprise of the  citi/ens.1 r 'i.'     .'     "���������"./. '. , ;  and which is'under the management  of F?Wolfenden, of Victoria. ' In addition- to ''flour ' the' mill turns out  large.quantities of special foods.  .W." Murray owns a Well, equipped  livery stable, and here we saw'one of  the finest Clydesdale'stallions to be  seeirii:'the* province., , It'is owned,byj  F. Winters and-weighs 2,200 lbs. '.'''  c.Geo Patehe'tt ���������iiid'Cd? have   a   fine1;  England,   under   Rev.   B.   Venables,  Seventh   Day '  Adventists, t 'presided  over by Elder Young  /    ,    -<A .     A  There   are    three   general   stores :  Hardy, Wright and Co , "who started  business five year6 ago, -and   keep the  post-office;  Wood,  Cargili   & Co., tha  pioneer firm o'* the town, and who are  interested in the'townsite,  and" Johii  . i~  Hannll, who was formely manager for  the' Wood Cargili   Co^and* has the  largest general store in "the town. 4 .  ,  i Armstrong has a weekly * newspaper, tlie Advertiser, owned by'the  News .Company -of Vernon, Price  Ellison having purchased it during  his campaign at last election. J  J. Murphy, M P. P. for'Cariboo,  has,his law office here and' is .highly  esteemed in the community.      '   ���������  Joe    McDonald     contractor . and  ft i- \  dealer in builders hardware, has a well  i. i    *���������       1 -.     i .  equipped workshop, operated by.water  power        Mr.     McDonald     has i de  signed and builtfOine of the principal  buildings in the   town,   and   these are-  u credit to his skill and > workmanship.  r, I 'J J-  Byron, .Fiancisj. has anJt extensile  niipleiiieht and carnage business'  There are two'-*blacksmith shops',  run respect ivoly' by G. Wallace and  Snyder and Daniels.      ,*.,   -      '      ,  X    ������-'   .. ', r   r t,      ��������� -       *-x-  W'.J. Armstrong has a well-equippedl -  tinsniith an I stove supply sli jp '        , ' i  To bo Continued  is a niObt. piogiebbive.igricult.ii.il and  industrial point. The principal industry at Enderby is the "  Columbia fiour miii.s  A good idea of the e.\tent of the mill  and itidi.str\ can be obtained from  the photrgraphs published hoi en ith.  The Okaiiagan Lumber Co. are  twikling up a big industry  and   the.r  The business portion of the city  comprises the following ��������� ,   *  R R. Bums chemist and druggist;  who his one of tlie finest diug stores  in the mtetior, can les a first-  class stock, v and the magnificent  growth of pot plants adds to the  ntti actions of the store.  .  u  Theie aie two butcheries, Hawkins  furnitmeand hardw.ue, store. The  building was established two years  ago and a new store was built last  vear , (  There are four churches in -Armstrong, the Presbyterian in charge of  Rev. Mr Campbell, who has a fine  manse, Methodist, in chaigeofRev.  C   Robirts   of   Enderby,   church   of|hy636  St.  Hyacinthc  dominion .  elections:  Liberals Lose St. John but Retain  Their Other Seats,  i  Ottawa, Feb. 16.���������In to-day's eight  by-elections, for the Dominion House,  the only political change ib in St -John,  N. B , whcie Diunel, Conseivative, was  elected by 259 majority.  East Lambton'���������Aimstiong, Conseivative, elected over Jenkins, libeial, by  575.'  East Bruce���������Donnelly, conservative, |  elected over Robb, liberal, by 171  Hoch'elega ��������� Rivet, liberal, elected  over Beinaid, conseivative, by 291  St James, Montreal���������Geivais, libeial, elected over Bergeron, conservative,  Blanchct, liberal  elected over Tache, conservative, bj-  195.  Montiuagny���������Lavergno, liberal, elected over Rousseau, conservative, by  300.  East Queen's, P. E. T���������Has/ard, hb-  cial, elected over McLean, conservative, by 300.  Sopei is very ill.    lie has been confined to his bed for sonic tune  i ,  Mi McKissock launched baige No  1 foi the Haiboi Lumbei Co on Monday Theie was quite an attendance  to see the launching which went oil  without a hitch The baige is a fine  one, and so well built in eveiy way, it  i������ a gieat cicdit to Mi  Mclvissock   '  On Sat ui day hibt Miss E. Gienfell  met with what might have been a sei-  ious accident. While diawing watei  fiom a well with a windlabs it slipped  from her hand, fij ing back, and hitting hei between the eyes cutting hei  badly.' She went to Di. Brouse and  had one or two stitches put in the  wound, and returned on Tuesday.  COLUMBIA AND ENDERBY FLOURING MILLS    (From Eii-t Sido of Spnllumac'hoon Rivor)  NAKUSP*  From Our Own Correspondent.  Rev. T. S. Glassfoid is in Nelson  attending the Prebbytery this week.  The Quadrille club had their last  dance on Friday last, until March 17th.  W. M. Cameron, of Vancouver,  spent Sunday in town, the guest of  R. Abbie.  F. W. Jordan and family spent  Sunday and Monday at their ranch at  Edgewood.  Yesterday being Chinese New Year  it was celebrated in proper shape by  the Chinamen here.  I am sorry to have to report that M.  THE BALTIMORE FIRE.  Mesbis. Lewis Bros., local agents for  the Phoenix Insuiance Coin puny of  Biooklyn, have icceived the following  interesting lettci in lefcience to the  disastrous fire which recently took  place in Baltimore City  San Francisco, Feb 10, 1901  Gentlemen : v  You may be interested in knowing  that we are advibod today that our  Baltimoic fire losses will be undci  !fr200,000 and at this time, wlien all  agents and lnsureis arc naturally more  or less concerned as to Ihe financial  btiindiiig of the companies in which  they place and hold ,policies, we wish  to unpiess  upon  our agents the fuctl  PRESENTATION  , Tj T. Taylor, M. P. P.   '    q s  t <  Victoria, Teb  12���������One of the mosc  pleasing and interesting features of  the past session took place Thursday  at a caucus oi consei \ i tive members,  in which Mi 'T.ivloi, M V I' , ��������� he-  popular Whip of the puty, figured  very prominently.  Air Carter-Cotton opened the proceedings with a few- rem uks on Mr.  Taylor's actions as the Whip of tlie  party, and was ably seconded b\ tlie  Hon  Mr Mc Bride  Mr. Bowsei then, in a few well chosen  remarks, said they had gathered together to express their satisfaction at  the god way Mr Taylor1 had carried  out his work, and on beh ilf of the  conservative members handed him a  purse, and hoping he would long be  spared to otliciate in that capacity  and help on the good work of the ~  conservative party.  One of the Vilest Diseases  Is catarrh which first attacks the  nose and throat and finally spreads  all through the system. Thf one sure  cine is fragrant healing Citarrho/onc  which is sent by the air you breathe  duect to the root of the trou'- le    Mr.  T. V McVicar, of V.irmou-h, suttered  that their interests lie with ntich an I foi jours from catarrh and su-.s, "Iii  old and reliable company as the Phcniv.   my long "experience with   this  loath-  With a successful recoid extending  over fifty yeais, with asbets of over  .117,500,000, a net surplus of over Ifjl,-  600,000 and a surplus to policy holdcis  of $2,000,000, the company is stiong  enough for any emergency. It has  paid losses exceeding $0(5,000,000 since  organ l/ation.  Youis very truly,  A. C. OLDS,  State Agent ���������  some disease I never used any remedy  thiit relieved and cured so promptly as  Catarrho/orio. When my nostrils  weie so stuffed up that I couldn't  breathe I found a few inhalations of  Catarrho/one was sufficient to clear  away the mucous f am perfectly  cured by Catarrho/one and iree from  the disease entirely " Use onlv Cat  arrho/one Complete outht 11.00:  trial size 25c.  ,/ v;.  THE KOOTJ^AY.MAJLIa  ,(,i'I'II(V .|'||MJ '/'  ii ii-;/ "ii pny j  !'.:'.  ATT  Cough  Medieines  - ,     , All Kinds, All Sizes    \ '  1  Just opened' at'.'thc  CANADA DRUG &  BOOK CO. :,  ,    -    ,���������''.'��������� -f ���������  REVELSTOKE    " .,"     B. ,C.  POLITICAL  Hie  The Nol-pn Tribune 'c-ei  Molhide , r-i'.ii-el i- "I'liu i.ciiki-r  priveinmonl Hi it i-l! C.-'liiinbia ei(M-  Hl|i|vi' led " ,        ',   i      ,   <  I'leiiPi-: .vli-llndc'is-a ' peanut' poll-.  ticM'i'i. .md j Im-. mcn*rof iho *une  ,.,lii|0 .|k-.ii[ Iitdi. (If one of tliein,  linn K (iieen, the Leduii i-.iys : 'Mi.ve  ..nd I'M1 lied'Wi'l f.ide away 11Lp tlio  iniiik ;i ��������� e'.'.lo mil.-"- ivlien it is (lung  iinlfi a pn'.l oi u-.-iiei i A  The   ('a m borne    Miner   slates   th't;  nicil'l"--! ,, fi-'i-    h'nvv|-t"kc     over  . the  'v-KVfli'd   t-i-ii'ivm  aeeorded the di���������  tiif-l   -in    lhe    year'-!     nmiiopriations.  -The Muvi lenTj. .���������'���������--'     "No money has  been    -ipi'iopi in("d    foi    I lie     Beaton  w.'gon   ijoad   whif'h   nwd 'is the gnte-  ���������w.iv l" f'ai'iii.'i-ne,   w Thi.- -lnuilil h.'ivo'  ic-i-ivor! -..r-i-.i.l ..'tir-mi in, ns  poi lions  of lb'- ioid 'von* in .f di-irraceful 'con  el'tif-n li-t fill, .md will .l-o'imp.issablc  when    tho   en'ow   commence-   to dis-  .":' ppeiir. in -i l"vv  wink- hence "  , Uip- r*oTifon11���������(��������� itiiy  add--���������     ''Wheie  :ii-r>y Tom    Taylor-   ������������������beiii'iful - si fit i -  eleeii.ui   [ii|ie   die.iiiis   going to come  in'"    i  Social and Personal  C. Thomas Hull, of Seattle, was among the .mivuls on Monday. .  The Shakc.-peni-e club lias dosed its  meetings for the se.i'son.  The Indies of Camborne had a most  successful 1.0141 Ycni-  dunce   Mond-y  Owen Kosoiiian, of Sulmon Arm, flavored our town with a brief visit this  week.    '  The Irishmen .nhould got together  and niTiiiigo a fitting celebration of St.  I'11 trick's' Day.,.''    '     .' _J   1",  'tic-vi.-i-.il liinehe'oii parties''wore'given  during llie week in honor of tho visit  of MPs. Tnvlur, of Golden.  solicitur  of, Vernon,  Maeduiuilil,   the, lib  n  A  -irci tlenuin    "lin    ha-  ju-t eomc 'cake walking and two steppim;.  - The  tliroimh the Ok-in igin \',alley inloinis  youiisr   people   seemed to  thuiouirhly  u-   the e\|������i.-uie   in   1 lie ' Miiii-e   over   appieciaie the appl.utic of  the guest.-  I'li'-c   Klli-n"'-   (���������(inneetiiiii   ,wuli the   Kofie.-hmencs weie -eived dining   the  Lout: I il." ,-i-"l-il   im-. dunned th ir   evening.  yentlem.in'-piii-'i-'cneer.    Mnn.'wlio       vj,..   p,_   Cms?   gave   one   of   the  have hitlienn   -nppmied   ,M r    KlliPon . |1;0p-,r ai'terr.ooii.- of the  reason at hei  > 1'     ' *  mv   thev    liiv"   L'lveii In.ii   then l'i--t , ie=irk-nee on MoIvLii.'.ie  Vve. on   Tues-  \iir������. and tint the d.iv-  m"   hi-   lepie- | day. and   ir   wa-   .iki   the   large-t   in  ,-ent iliuii    ui   Hist .cmi-iiiiiuicv    an-1 p(1int ,,| arreiidance     The tir-t p.nt of  'A. Muctli'iinUI  is,uncle o .1. A  oral leiiiler'in tlie pruviuue.  ,'fhe Quadrille Assembly clo-cd 11  successful son-un with adanco and supper ut the opera hou.-e on 'L'uu'day.  The Camborne llund have pro;'  suited IJaiu'lniiisier Kind ley with a  hiiiiil-i'niie oilver-plated music stand.  The fiii-iiils 'of lued Kuiiuol, of  Albert Ouiiyou, uro eougniltiluting,  hun on having cuu.o 111I0 a nice little  lu.'iicy. ��������� '   ,    ,     ' ,   ��������� ,  ' Kev. \v. C, C.ildcr. Mc-ssrs.' More,  Lewis a nil W. L. Parr, JYL-.byie11.111  nii-siuii.liy, left uii Tuc-day lor Ivaiin-  luijp-. 10 attend the meeting ui Iv.iiu-  ln.ips 1'ieabv lory.  The l-.ng!e -av- A.  IT   lluldich   liu-  fallon li'uir in 11 rich  estate  I'oimtiy,   and    loels   sure   his   ninny  j'lieiids in, Koigiis.hu anil elscu liere.will  be plea-scd tu li.iin 01 h'i- good'Juok.  .Messis A. Ivyks' and ri Cuuy. of  H'hiiovvoud,. Aoa.i. came in on Monday's ti.tin. It'ls Mi....Cimy15 intention 10 settle oil a laim 11 lew miles  horn lOncluiby, which he piucli.iaid  some inoi!111-1 ,iino. , . >  \Mis. Paget gave a delightful aftei-  iioiin lo.t on -Monday. A<srioi.ited  with 11 was ,11? iiiluiescing sung guessing ciuiijiei iiinn. which 'resulted iu  Mi-. Tcmplo wiiinmg fiistpn/.e, .Mis?  Temple secon'd, .nit! Mis \V. -\(. Law-  reiii e thud ' ' . '  y j\linnil<ot.i,gii Is.h.ive petitioned ihe  gpverniu 10 have the law amended  compelling young men luyiiliuni girl-s  luojid-u in leap ve.n Id accept.  Biiti-h Oolunibi.'i girls ,'slnnikU not be  lichinil the march of,process even in  leap year iiropo.NiJj- ������ t. * ' -  'On Wednesday Wall Chung  gave a (Leap, Year dance to sonie'oi  l\ev(.-l-tol.c's ymiiig men and f.ure-it  maidens. The" music wa- fiirin-lied1  by the down town Chinese string  band   and    was   adiniiauly   suited tu  BUSINESS LOCALS:  , 1  New  ribbons, and silk* ju.-t im-ived  from Glasgow at W. .1. George's.  '.For Sale.���������.V  souvenir heater,  coal  bin nor.   Apply to h\ a, Campbell.  Owing to business engagements Dr.  Curry vvill not be absent from town as  expected: , "'"- -,.  .-, .       j  The St. Leon,Trot-Springs has bren|  opened and is uo\v'ready to 'aecunio-  dato visitors,    '-      ���������y.'<tyl .  For snle,' -cheap,' sco.ond-lmiid������bu.*ej  burner coiihstove. Apply.-ut Koo'tIinay  Mail ollice., ? ,    .  r Travellers''visiting Reveistoke vvill  find the best accomodation at the  Central lintel. Abriiliatiison   Bros.'O  Large"s-upply"of Kno's, Fi'tiit Siilt"  just opened at Camilla Drug it Book  'Co,   ' ' " '  '   .       -   - '  I- ' r , t,(   .  ,'Britnih Columbia nuiiinlniii view  books 751;. cnoli at' Canada Drug &  Book Co.    , - .     X,  Cm! Liver Oil ICiiiiilMoni*���������iil| kinds,  for u  severe cold   ut Ciiniidu Dhig^-  Book'Co.   - -  -  . j 1 '  G. Batho nnd Co., of Ferguson, lmye  assigned, and .Il C. Murray, of Troiil  Luke, isii-signee.;    *   '_   '((  ���������--''' _    ,  ? l'uiiiti'v   food "and  .stock   food  for  * ��������� 1  hoib'-s and cattle in all si/.ed packages  nt the Canada Drug & Honk Co.  The Great' Wot Opiic-il .Maiuii  I'licluiing Coinp.iny, luf 1 Vancouver,  intend   opening-  n   branch   in liovel-  '" nit'old ";Ul\^.r  When you conic to  Rcvcl������tokc luni  the Centra] Hotel bu- tc> take you to  a   good   hutul.      Ahiahanison    Bros.  Prop*  ��������� \\" KUnn, of Enderby, one   of   the  best'giowers of potatoes in 1!   C. ofVois  ,lnr s ile lhe   I'yll'iwing  seed   pptalocs,:  lJat'.s Choice, K.nly  II,irv-e.=t,  Ge u   Of  Aroostook, Cii'i-nio'n Nos 1 anil 2. ,,  A'ou will'.ilw'.iys'/iiid ..111   nllendant  at our electric, lilting   and   .plumbing  .shops.      We '-supply   the best .1���������������������������<orr-  nient  of elect lie  li'tings  in tlio oil v  , v  -.Mosciop Bros. ' '  t       .  Mis-s   I'yfe   iiniiouiH-es   a   -ehriol   oi  diessiiiiiking-iii   cimnecliiui  with   t.he  'department,- ill'-C- 13.   Hume'it Co.'s  stme'   Jjii'dies   rinike   nji   iheir_-own  material.     ConWliatiuri fiee."'  0.  13.  Ihinij. it Go.    ' '    r^  ���������    Look out for the auction  sale  ol   1)..  0 Lewis's  furniture at Tthe jMeCiirty  block. Tuo-dny. February 22nd. ' JCit-  "clien ci'"ckei'v. bed. dining and di.iwinS;  100111   furiiitiiie, bahy'.������ -leigh. and go-  cait.    Good.-   011011   for .inspection  on,  Monday/ T'-,iii'- c i.-h'on doliveiy'.   .)  W. Fennelt, auction, er. '*>  The ea-i'ei 11  di-iniitnient stoie.-,'-av  u '- I    '  that lovvii iiicich.nit-aie row learning  so nun-h 1111.1 e aliniic idvcrtising, and  are 111 ikiuj si much better 11*001"  their adveiti-ingt space in the local  paper , t li.it customer.- hive awakened*  to the i'.iet that ihey can get jiisC :is  well i-eived iu their home sioios ai in  the l.ngcr eiiies. . A^'a eon-equeiiee.  the 11t.nl Older business of the depart-  nientnl stole- has s'Oeii a   eoiisideialdr  LOCAL "& GENERAL  Mr, Cotu'-ier'.s youngest child , was  badly suiildod on Saturday.  J. A. k'ernahun intends  starling  a  brickyard ut Reveistoke.    :      .'���������,-.  ' 0. M. Field, of Uevelsfoke,' is ga/.ct-  ted u notni-y public. ,  Vancouver is ugitnting for n Do-  n'linioii i-vhibition nt that cily. 1  The aiU'iidi'uioo ut Uevelstoke school  Jia������ reached ;30S 'with 'iiirnveriigc.01  '���������2li9.   - ''    ' '.,.',.  Senator 11 anna is dead, leaving an,  estate of botween, seven and eight  million. '  The C.'Pi R. luive been' foie'ed to  return SI Chiiiaiiian to the Ihiivery  hind. '  Aid. Mo Lend nnd B. Giiidon nre 11 p-  poiutod police eiiinnii-sioiK'i'- for l-tev-  "l-toke, - ' ,  ,, .1? Muw'liinney, of ICeluwnu is up-  lioiiited judge of iis.-e,���������ineiit'ooiirt for  Vernon district. ,.    '  (Ald. .Metlui'lei' und W. S, Newmiin  1110, iippuinteil licensing ciiiiiiiii.-oiiuiei'.-i  lor Ifevelstoke.  The Ashcrol'l. Journal compliments  us on the excelleiiuc ol' .tlior plioto-  graplis iiiiblishcd'inth'e.MAiij.    )   .',  ()n tiiiuiidiiy'u boy/.nuined Daniels  was lined or given 30 "day's for; theft  ui u.ipvolvci' fiom Dan Mqlntosh's. ' -  A cei edited ugents of the' Japanese  government are snid to be-puichasing  IioisCs in the Okanag.-in district.  li.'A 'Liwson.������of   Reveistoke,  J.  G.  Ullouk, of Golden, and A  Inv-in, Ivuni.-  loopa, ure ga/eLted, iiniong  tlie crack  shots of the west.'        n\  .,   '*      J ���������%'-  1 &    . ,. -i'?-        '  '1 he meeting lo re-organise tlie local  blanch Of this provincial   mining iissi'i-  ci.itinn    fell   .llii'ougli   last,   night' for  want of u quorum.  The,  weather has   been so severe in  To 1 onto   that ^ a   passenger    engine,  when I.i c  signal   w'.is  given to  shirt,  ,was lound to lie fro/on up.  1 ,     r  \Y. M. Greer, C. I\'l. freight agent,  met Ihe Board'of Trade, tin- afternoon  with. 11 v.iew.io'di-cuss leai-iangiiment,  oi'ii'i-ighl rate-with Buvolslok'i1. , ���������  Tliiinks   to  the  way   in   which   S.  D.inev ha- looked alter it,.the road be-  j 11 f'     -1 -  lween l-'ei-guson und   Flout .Lake   has  ���������g^c-gtaH ^^4<4*^^4'4'4'*^*^4'tiH'^  ii,'..*u  T  J  t  .I ��������� 1.p.  '1'  SKATES!'  Ashknting'is'iihoiit to comnienco wo have placed in stoek'thc funioiiH   ������ '  ��������� ,,  ��������� ���������" '    - ,     ,      \\f*(Xf; f ���������   %  :���������,". Boker's Hockey Skates    -vjr,  in .eight djIVerent kinds" lit reduced prie'es.    Wi^haye nil si/.esin each  *J������  of these, so 1110 sure to(.sulisfy you.  Do not fnil.'f'o avail youi-bolf of *������������.  y,   this opportainity. ., ' . ���������  j"'i.       ', , ' *f*  4*' 'We'luive Hockey Slicks for forward nnd defense plnyon*, made of second ������$������  ^/'growth elin'.'wh'iuh cannot be beaten in Ciinnilu. ' Come and examine *<fo  <w* jnn^ stock, before piii-chnsing." ' '���������     .f        .,     ,' .*������*'~  W.   M.    LAWRENGE   oioaujiciniir. ,   f  f  nu nbei'.-d with his pic-enl teim  T. 'lav Im. M'.  P-   i' .   is   hack    fr.-ini '  Viet, ma   wheie  he   did -.nii'.tiiing lui '  his lion-'inimm.      He    voieo    to   p it _ t;j..s second    Mrs.   Haggen   for   loiie  thiough    the     Bink,    (jf    Commerce   llu.,i ,n;|    ^ti^   Or.int   con.-ohition  pawnshop bill in double  'ihe  tuvat'on   ij,,};,.; ,,,   r. fi"sl-nii nti   were   innded  on   his' coii-tiluei'i-        IMeeioi-    wit!   r(1(lllli QiMtL. t'���������. p..rty -c-n 1 rated,  have   long  enough   memories   for .111- _____���������~~ :   othe. election.     " j INSURANCE  The  Nei-..,.  Tub,..-  -v.-    -ThJ   .        UH O U/TH H U C.  action of tli-consei v-.uive   i^oiive -tion I  foieshadnws' the   pnssii.g   of  um Jic-1  Bride envoi nnn-iib s ,  the afteinoon took   the   form   of   pro-1 shrinkage.      When    you   .idverti-u in  pre���������ive piu-hre, in which Mrs    Curry.'the K'oothx vy Mail you   do   much to  of .-\iimnn Arm. took tii-t jiri/.e.   .Mi-s' keep yom ti.uk* iu your own town.  THE MINES.  The Pavne hi-* cl.i-cd a contra.'t  v car  laud,   intend ���������*'  V  ������3!  M tyor Ciote. of Rj--������i  giving    up . raw   and  1 siiranci* agency.  1     Tiie Home  Fireiien-, and Old Tow n  Go'.-'of Baltimore   have   failed as"  the  ic-tilt of tie* big fin*  &*$.$%  lesS  '\ffa ^j^f%mh\  ?f&f\  WHYDOYOUSUFFSR?  Our rernrdy nie ,-i!-,viiy<- nt hand  They aie plea-ant to take and ic-  liabie ('old-, ehilk. fever, indi-  gc-tion���������all yield ic.idily to tlieir  ic-pi.cuvi 1eni1.1l es which we can  lecommeiid to you. Biing usyour  nevt prr-eription ; we will piepare  it, accurately fiom pure, fresh  drugs.      Don't   foigr-t   the  place.  The sign of Tin-: Rr.11 Cnots.  RED CROSS  DRUG STORE  J. A. BOCKHAM.  ;     Duncan Ho-., the lihcraPcandidate  1  ; for Ya1e-lJ.ui!'oO, bus gone to   make a  tour of Cariboo.      Mr.   llo'-d i-   confident of siicce--.  V Mel'.nty A. F. Kincaid .-ui-l A  J.ihn-on ,11c .i]ip"inK 'I lie n-mg cimi-  mi.��������� Kiiier- im Kew-i-toki- riding ��������� T.  J Cunimi-key, Vciiion F-. Weddel,  Ki'lowna. and I llinld, Lan.-il'.-.v 11,  ciiiiinii--i'iii'-i- loi X K Yah-, ar.d I!.  II. Pat-kin-"')! l-'airv ii-w, A Mcgiaw.  ("amp MeKiniicy, and K Buli.iek-  Wcbi'it-, Ken-ineo- comiiii���������iimci' for  S   H. Yule.  Moscrop Bros.  Sanitary Plumbing, Hot  Water & Steam Heating.  Pipe Valve Fittings,  1 shio its/.in.-output  im-  the  j Germany.  I'pwaids of f������Q mine-,   which    have  had their ore- treated   at   Che   Xe'-ou  -multer, have -enr in  el.iinis   foi    the  I lead bounty, dating Hum July 1-fc last.  The Great Northern Klines have  decided to have a i>-gtil.ir pay-day'"t  Camborne on 15th ol Sach munth.  The Crows Ne--t Coal Company  made a profit ot$JI0,492 for the year  and paid 10 per cent dividends. During the year nearly a million dollars  have been -pent on . plant, development an'd machinery. ,  .-silver is looking up again add is  quoted at 59A.  Copper is 12 to 12Jc.  Moly bdenuin has increased 50 per  cent in value during the past year.  'I he Miner -ays the free-gold vein  on tbe Ko-sland property, winch  widened out from 1 to.fi feet 111 width  during stoping operations, has now  increased to a width of JO feet, vvirb  good values.  W, B. Pool has opened an oilier; in  NeJ-on, which he will make his headquarters.  Electric Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  Electric Fixtures tfnSi| Put In.  never boon in Mich   good  condition as  it is thi- winter.   ���������        ,     ������ -,-  ,  The iejioi',1 .-out in' by our Fndorby  correspondent.. that the ' Okun.-igaii  Lumber company-have pin chased tlie  kinuloopn Sawmill .company's interests is denied. ;   , _        *.  The only son of, j\h\- nnd   Mrs. -W.  Vbi ihanison,   of ' Tioul, Lake,  'died  yeaierday, and tlio'fricnda of   the parents   hoio   express   iiiuch   sympathy  with thein in their heieavo-ncnt.  J 51 Dov le got up a niiineioiisly  .-igncd lequi-ition this week to tlie C.  P K. telegraph tlepai tinent, asking  that their comiiierci.il ollice be placed  in the business portion of tho city.  M.ignilicent trout are being taken  in Shh-wap lake The other day wo  faw a bunch of l.uge. tioilt--taken ' by  " Ik-id, near Sie.inious. that c itilfl  not he beaten on the' continent  They were supplied to the C. P." R.  dining car.  J .lines Buchanan, head ofthcgre.it  Scutch whiskey distilling (inn of  [,une������ Buchanan it Co ,'h.is'puich.iscd  a valuable i.iiich iu the Okaiiagan'  valley, near Vernon. lie will go in  extensively for fruit nndrstock raising ���������Colonist.  The corner at J. J. Woodiovv's  butchci shop was the scone ol* all sorts  of doings on Wednesday. The' Vic  torin hotel bus enpsi/ed1 theie and Mt  cook some digging in the snow t.. get,  it rectified. .Vs loam ran away at the  same spot nnd ot Iio.- minor events  kept the day interesting.  ihtihtihripriti(ii?'ii?^&fib _*_������_> (^(^^<^^ _������_?������<_ _i _?_?_? _?^_i_>, ���������  x'"e -j; bourne ; I  i'B6ots,;Shoes, Men's Furnishings,'5     '    ��������� '" - | * ���������:  ,'.'' , \; .'Clothing,/Hats, Gaps, etc.L, etc. '^ r  'f 'Oarss' Famous Mackinaws, Gorman,Socks, Mitts,- etc;    ' ; ^ ���������  "��������� ��������� v i    K ' j'1 ' 1 *3T>.  .''- ��������� - Canadian Rubber-Company's,Rubbers and Overshoes.,������*������  *  Bargains;in,'Boy's Winter Suits and Overcoats.  ^ .,-  '"'* -  *'      ''"'"'',5   '    '    ' '   .���������"���������'     tv'- '        ',,'"'      fif,-*  <"' fX; ���������  -REVELSTOKE STATION, B. C.    ���������'���������"'���������    <   ������     '  _  tin  ($������  rtn  i  _>  r$������  '$?  <$���������  iiy  r$>  "fjfr������  tin  ft . Your trade unless :yoii .waiit gtfodigoocls," well t������iiloi;ccl  :'? '-and-cut with, f perfect -style.'   ,,J ", X'rf, A f> r    ,-  -  'r -UNION- MADB^au'd- at -living-prices r;c ;>-, -'   -',  McKIiN'/IH AVl'JNUK,"     "'-,      NKX'I'TAVLOI?  BLOCK.,-  _ "   Thoconly, place in town you can get it.     ft  Sale  .of  .Many  dainty designs  to  select from.   iIf, you-want'  small square-for your parlor or'drawing room, we still  have some'in  pretty and tasteful  ;/ -cR.;'HOWSON  Undertakers and LEmbalmers. .������      "'   " .Picture -Fianiing  1 1 1 ('   ' r   _  3BMa������������ai3ta������iigaaiiBKBgaMB������ii_���������_aBBi^  .^/ aJZw^swOs di^tLf^rrri/ t^yn^Lf  Osl  M. A."S  .,'Agents, .Eevelstoke; B.C. ?'  _  gpew_aBS������EISS5a___3_ag_a_l  DIED.  MrLKAX��������� At Monte Cieek,  on   Feb.  Kith, il. It. McLean, aged I10i years.  WANTED  W  rANTBO ���������2."i   Bii-hmeu   by   Big  Bend  Lumber Co., Ai row head.  w  ANTKO ��������� Chiiiiilicriniiid      and  waitress tit. Hotel Reveistoke.  w;  Second Street, Reveistoke  ff. Floyd, secretary of the Boa-d 0!  Trade, ha- received advices from .Mr.  Keefer, Dominion Engineer, that lie  will be in Reveistoke in tlie course of  a week, when he will be glad to meet  members of the Board regarding the  dredging of the river at Reveistoke,  and improving the Columbia for  navigation above Jievcletokc. j  AXTKD���������Two 01 thi00 furnished  rooms, with use of kitchen,  suitable foi bou-ekceping, close to U.  J'. IL station. State terms-, etc. Apply  K, Mail ollice.  For Sale.  A t .Salmon A rm, 100 Acres Fruit and  .St/ick Lund; 50 acies cleared. Apply  to A. H. IIICNRY. Mission City, B. C.  I  V I,  BLACKSMITH and  R. Gordon's Block, Second St.  Reveistoke  Neatly and      jhe Kootenay  Expeditiously  Executed at  Mail Office.  THE HOTEL VICTORIA  IC. M I.KASON,  VICTORIA, ..     -       B. C.  American ami K.iroiiuiin Plan.  American Plan ?2.KI and Upwards.  Sl/iiuii Ilc.-itcil. ,        Siuiiiilo rooniK.  FOR   SALE  At u hnrgiiin, 31,500 shares Prince  Mining Co. Addre.-ct H. T. Brown,  \>ox 7, i'endleton, Or., U. S. A.  The Reveistoke Business College  Day and Evening Classes.! n 11 e -  Library Building.  Practical     instruction     is    givpn    in  Book-keeping, Commercial Arithmetic  Penmanship,  Correspondence,  Shorthand, Typewriting  and English,  and other bubjeets can be arranged for  UNION   CAFE  tlnoditiw & Vincent, Props.  East of Imperial Bank  Finest Cafe in Reveistoke  Open All Day and Night  Reveistoke  Dairy���������==x  C. A. REVELL, Proprietor  Orders received for milk, cream  and fresh butter  Customers can rely on having on their  requirements filled daily


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