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 FOR MEN���������  Finest Cashmere Socks 0 <*  Extra heavy wool do t) 30  Best quality  Shetland   wool  Underwear, per suit * 2."'  Finest nat. wool   "       * *'  Braces, per pair; 30c. and 10c '  The English Trading Co.  VoL 2.  C. E.  SHAW,  Customs Broker,  REVELSTOKE.  HALYCON SPRINGS HOTEL  REVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., FEBRUARY 29, 189C.  $2.00 a Year.  Arrow   Lakers now   open   at 'lhe������e   Celebrated  Hot  ),IIUW        \i\*y,it       ������--     *     - (  ��������� springs for the accommodation of guests.  Rates $1.50 to $2.50 r. day. Baths 25 coats  each or five for C-f^^ocuel nil c-, to f.imilu-.-  or by tho month can bo *.i..n;ie������b '  Dawson, Craddock & Co.  . J. R. HULL &CO.,  : Wholesale,   and   Retail  :'BTJTCHSBSI  '.Purveyorsof. High-class Meuis.  r  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  h  A\\ orders in our liiicyyill In- promptly  all ended lo-  FURiYiTURH  Boors, Sashss  k  llinds.  No. 15A.F. & A.M.  (-,    ,          Tiie regular meeting  nre held in the Mas-  onic Temple, Hourne'--  Hull, em the third  Monday in etich  month tit S p. in.  Visiting brcthrc-n  c ji-elially welcoiiic-il.  If. K. SMYT1IK. Siiciiiri-Aitv.  REVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F., No. 25.  (tegular mot-lings .ire liclel  , C. UXUM.UtK, N.U.     Iv. O. I.KWIS, S,:e  Loyal Orange Lodge No. JC5S.  Regular meetings arc held in  thc Odd l-'ollovv.s' Hull (in the  .sci-imil iiii.l funi 111 \\'cdlii:-(l.iy'n  ul' i-n-li inonlli at 7:.J'.i i>. in.  'Visiting hrclliieii aro'ti.nliully  invited.  T. STKHI).  '.I. I. WXIMD.HJW.  VV.M. :        Itcc. i-icy.  '   A. 'McNEIL,    ���������  BAR3E31/SHDP AND BATH itOOBI,  J-i-oiil Street, Bovolstoke.  R. HOWSON,  ���������i REVELSTOKE.  COFFINS CARRIED" IN  STOCK  d  i  AOENT  FOK SINCEK SEVTINO MAC1IISK8.  W. A. JOAVETT, -,  MINING AND REAL 3STATE BROKER.  1   _     NELSON,  B. C.'   ,  Lardsau & Slocan-Ppo^pocts Wanted.  ASSAYS and. .  MILLTBSTS^^  t   Samples  tested from   A  ."    .1 lb. to 1 ton irvweight   " 7     ""  ' -    "   1*       .  W. PBLLBW; HABYEY, F.C.S.  Vancouver, 3.0.,,    ,  '     All. Assays    nude     iii,   Duplicate.  . Certificates "-"fonyaided ' by' return.   . ;  Haircut, 25c;   Bath.^Oc; Six Shaving  ' ��������� Tickets for $1.00. '     ',  GUY   BARBER,  WATCHMAKER AND JEWELLE3.  Repairing'Neatly &. Promptly Executed.  REVELSTOICE. B. C.   . - j, --���������  THE   REVELSTOKE   PHARMACY.  An $ra of Gold.  Henry Clevves,' the oldest banker on  .Wall street, now (if) years of age, says :  "I expect to see the times improve  steadily fiom now on.. We are going  lo have a period (if gold inflation and  the gulden era is'aboiit to come. The  world's pi oduct of gold this year will  be over ������200,000,000/-.-ind the greater  pnitVif this will go into circulation.  There art- new- gold fields being dis-  .-oven-d in all parts of the world, and  i he oui put will iiicre.-i>o cither than  diminish. The great, powei .~ of Europe  have been hoarding gold for some time  anil have their strong boxes practically'  full, preparing for possible wars in the  futiin-. They will'hoard no more, and  tin- surplus from now on will go into  rii-rul.it ion. There will be a 'billion's  worth of gold thiown inio the world's  circulation during (he ncxl'fivn years,  nnd this will create at least, a billion's  worth of credit money. The result  will lie a-gold inflation, nnd everything  will rise' in value.''  ,A Narrow Escape.  On Wednesd iv, while cutting ice on  the lllei-illewac-i I'm F. McOarty. Win.  Fleming and tlnye either, men 'broke  'through the ice and hail ��������� a narrow  escape from ili-owiiing.',- One of the  party went completely undei-' the ice  .ind was, with difficulty, rescued. The  men lost all their ice-cni.ling tool*  o  03  fi  <  .6  H-  0  GhA_IR,S  THE INFANT"  H  t  ���������'8  3 for 25c.  o  1' ���������*.-.  BEtc.  ' OIG-AES,:  thTWelstoke PHARMAOY.;.  Church Services To-morrow.  Rev.' Father .IV) tavin will celebrate  mass' t.at 10.30 a.m. in the Catholic  church.       ,  Rev. ,AIr. Mi-Vicar, of .Nelson, will  conduct the services in the Presbyterian ehuich'tn-nioi ri >vv even ing at 7:o().  The regular services of the English  church will be held in'the s'Miunlhoii.se  to-morrow at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. ( hy  .Rev. F. Volhind." ������       ' .',  i Services will lielieklin thc.Melhoclisl  t-hurch by Rev. J. A. Wood to-morrow  morning and evening at 11 and 7.30.  Sunday school at. 2.30. '���������  WHOLESALE DEALER IN  WINE'S, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  e'b'v'elstg.ke,     b.c  THE  ABBAHAMSON BROS., Phopuietohs.  First-class Table   >   Good Beds   ���������   Fire-proof Safe  Telephone   ���������   'Bus Meets all Trains.  RETELSTOSE,      B-O.  ABRAIIAMSON   BROS.. Pkoimubtoiis.  Everything new and First=class in all Respects.  Tho House is siosked with tho Finest Wines and Cigars in' th. Market  TBOTJT  llAjKIE!   CXITST,   T3_G.  EJna������n������=3������K=i*=.,rv������������r-JEM  Stockholm House. .HIS  JOHN STONE, Phoi'hictoii.  The Binin? Room is furnished with the best thi  iia  an  The fine copper figure of Capt.i Vancouver is,now .in position on'lop of the  (great dome of the, new . 'Parliament  buildings, i The figuie itself is 7 feet  G. inches high," or 10 feet.to the top   of  ' the stafl'ot' the ting .he holds" in his  hand. Kesplpiident in a coating of  gold-leaf, the glittering figure, of tlie  great discoverer makes a fitting object  to ciown the'capitol buildings. He  stands 127 feet above, the ground," on  the roof of the cupola.   -  R. TAPPING,  Contractor  and Builder   o   I S PREPAl.ED TO KrfTIMATK on !iuililiii}j>.  L Pistil's iin.l .snccillcnliontr furnished on application.   Iltulcr iu .S.isb and Doors.  '   Boats for Sale and Mado to Order.   ���������  To Whom,c. ������"  St May < Concern:  ���������~*. ���������  Gi:nti.i:.-ikx ! The N'ntioiiiil Ore anel Ro-  dueitiein -C'oiifjiany i-? ltioking up a suitable  loeiation, acce'ssilile tei water anel Railrosul  -shipping facilities for the Chemical Reduction  and Rellniiis; ot Hiiuvitc. ("opiic-r, Xinkc-i and  Cobalt. Silver, bt-.i-i and Gold ores, and the  mini u fact nre of Aluminum, Xiekcl .Vlloy.s, and  Chemical Composites.  W'a hereby liropn-o to erect it 40 ton daily  capacity Jlaiiutaotiiriiifj ^Vorks at your town  on ln'ovision, tliat your citizens denialc lo the  National Ore and licekioLion Company a .", acre  building site, title to be uiven wlicti the Works  .is re'.'i.lv tn linn on Steam, and to raise one-  lliird (',) of the neucsMiry aiiiuiint of nuiiiuy hy  tiib^criiitioi], to cover tlie expt-nses of creetin^  tlie liuildiiiKS anel inaeliiiirry. which will cos(,  net Iltrurcs complete JJ.o'Kl.lltl, nut e-iceceliti};  s-l'.,Cv'i-'l.liO.  This money is not naked as a clonal inn or as a  xifr, bin, ns"a>1Mibsi_Tii,tion to the Ti-i.isiiry  Slock, pin- value ������10.1-I) ])e-r share-, said 'J're-a^iiry  Stock to bo ni lo-.i-.u;-! within e.-ne and two years  liiiit- by tlie Natitui.il Ore and Ri-dtictinn Co.,  liajiti^'tlit' subscriber or holder of .-ai-l Mock  from date uf is-..ii-. six per e:cnt inluiv-t, |iaj-  ahle seiiii-iiiiniiiillv, hut the reason tliis )irti|io-  sitiein is niivli- i-: because there is no Slock for  sale- in th's Cniiiprinv. but to enable you to have  tlic-,0 Work'locate.! there, which will employ  not less than li*������to ii men directly at ilie Works  per day. anil .'.'I lu .i", more ni.llruuly on anil  arouiid tuit-'id.; lbs- Worki-.  We : The National Oie and Reduction Com-  paiiv hereby.c.'i'('(.'t(i i-stti; I'foin oiir 'I'l-casury  .���������stock lhc iu't-(V's.-,.r.v iiinmiiit nut to e-xt-e-ed One-  t'.ii-el If) .u'liiitl cn.sl of jiliint, nn'l redeem the  sunn- 'it six per neiiL interest per annum, as per  above airretinent.  NATIONAL ORE & REDUOTIQN CO.  415 Locust Street,    St. Louis, Mo.  Representatives wanted.  ���������   ALASKAN   GOLD   FIELDS. ,   ,  Money, Health and Perseverance are  the Requisites of Success ��������� There.  Tht-annual migration towards Alaska  has already begun and every boat  leaving coast points for Juneau has it.s  quota of prospectors and other fortune  hunters who are bound for the gold  fields of Yukon. The feeling for a  change at this season of the year seems  inherent in m;in'and it is especially the  casevVitli the individual who has li������en  ���������" out of luck.*' A few fi om this section  .started for that land of promise a year  ago and there are some hereabouts  now talking of going- "  To those contemplating' seeking  fortune in the Yukon basin the Alaska  Mining Record offers a few pointeis.  The first requisite, ac-ceuding lo the  Record, is perfect health as only men  of iron constitution can withstand the  varied pe't-uliai i ties of Ala-kan vve-atber  \v-ilh ils.aiin'ual range of ISO degrees���������  from 70 below to 110 above. Only  practical miners should go, 'theorists  are at a discount when it comes to  getting'the Alaskan nuggets. Even  though a claim is located the first year,  which is unlikely, it is not until the  third year that the promised returns  are received. After having pin-chased  his outfit a man should have at least  $500 in cash.-, " The road is long, supplies arc- costly, seasons are short, and  for une is fickle; failure to find gold the  first season entails great hardship upon  those whose funds at the start arc insufficient, for not one _ in a hundred  makes a strike the first season,"'and  the trading companies doing business  in the inferior refuse absolutely to give,  credit'." No man'should attempt the  /journey alone ; four or five men should  compose a party. ���������      ���������  Continuing, tlieifacortfsays: "Alaska  has all the professional men,' clerks,  mechanics and laborers she. will need  en- can accommodate for a Jong time to  cciine. Mining men with capital ancl  prospectors who bring a two years  stake and who can aid in the development bf the country, are about the  only classes to vvhtiiii the field is open.  Wages here are'not so .high as Veenia  to be supposed by those,on the outside,  and the natives come intei competition  with-the common laborer everywhere.  Skilled labor,is only fairly, paid, while  the working seasons are'so short that,  their aggregate earnings are much less  than in other climates. .Parties contemplating .starting into ��������� business in  Alaska should remember that the day  has gone by when a sackful of 'canned  stuff could he sold for fabulous prices  and a hatful of beads swapped" to the  Indians .for a small fortune (in furs.  The Indian of to-day is distinctly "onto  himself."   ,  The Cairiboo Railway.  , It is'understood that the long-talked  of railway between'Ashcroft and Bar-  kerville, which willhave the efiect of  opening up the great Cariboo country,  is much more nearly an accomplished  fact, than many people imagine. 'The  report is that negotiations are progressing for the acqu sition by the C P. H.  of the plant of' the narrow guage railway which formerly connected Lcth-  bridge and ])umnore (the (Jalt railway  as it is perhaps more generally known.)  The rolling stock is an extensive and  valuable, one, and has been lying idle  ever since thc gauge of the Gall- road  vvas widened.    The   construction  of .a  THE FIRST LOAD OF ORE  ���������Arrives at Thomson's and is "Wet" With  Champagne���������Landing Items.  i   ,   ������  Thomson's EXnding, Feb. 24.���������The  Trout Lake country has' joined the  Slocan and Trail creek as an ore pro-  clucer and will be heard from in this  line from this time forward.  Dun McUillivray, the owner of the  Silver Cup, Jas. Dixon, the' manager,  and K W. Bradshaw, who built the  rawhide trails, all deserve great credit  for the manner in which they got^  then',' when llie.y decided to ship ore.  Mr. Bradshaw completed the tiail  last  vvas widened,     inc   construction  oi  .i - ��������� ,  railvvav   of   lb."   description   ���������pn.pnsed    week and 'now   ten   horses a e   bus>  ���������;    , ,_..'   .i Yi....   ..(���������   ravvliiding   from   the   mine to   liout  Lake, ' Kd- ' Prewsu  is much  less  expensive   than   that   o  one of the slandaid gauge, the cost of  rock cutting anc  ry much lower.-  o,  excavations being ve;  ���������-E.,:  THEY LOOKED FOR TROUBLE  And Found it, and-Now They're"Sorry  ���������/ That They Did.     '  THE BAR IS SUPPLIED WITH TH3 CHOICEST  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  LMi,'������  %J  _A_   SPECIALTY.  1Rootena\> flfoail * = ���������?��������� IReveistoUe,-  r.yi.U'V  I.v the County C"ot;ht nv Kootbnay  Hoi.okn at Rkvblstokb.  IT  O. R. Ilunic .V Co. vs C. D. Kellcy.  PON liEADING   the  affidavit   of  Oharle--I.indm.-uk. of ReveNtoke,  in    the   District    of    West    Kootenay,  sworn the liltb day of February, ISfXi.  It is ordered I bat notice of the entry  of above named plaint be published in  ���������he KoelTDNAY M.MI., of Ficvelstokr.  ntd thitl the jiublic-alion of such notice  shall In- deemed a -service of the  summons upon the- defendant C. D-  Kelle-v. -15-21  CLEMICXT J. COHNWALL.  21th. Februarv; JS(W. (J.O.J.  Paragraphs of General Interest.  H. A. Massey, the millionaire agricultural implement manufacturer, died  at Toronto last week.  Corbett has issued a challenge to  fight Fitzsimraous for $10,000, anywhere in the world.  The Kamloops Board of Trade have  entered a protest against the operation  of a store car in the neighborhood of  Kamloops by the C. P. K.  Astronomer' Perrine, of the Lick  Observatory, has discovered ��������� a comet.  Tt is travelling our* direction'and is  scheduled to'hit the earth on March  1 Ul) unless it alters its course in the  meantime.  A terrible catastrophe occurred near  Johannesburg last vvee.lt. Eight carloads of dynamite exploded, killing  120 people and seriously injuring over  -100. A relief fund of 8500,000 was  subscribed the following clay for the,  benefit of the sufl'ereis.  The Canadian mining institute is  arranging for one of. the greatest mining conventions ever held in any  country for 1^97. Already invitations to send rcpiesenlatives to the  convention have been accepted-by tlie  Iron iiiid Sleel Institute of (..real  Kritiiin, the Federated Institution of  Mining and Mechanical engineers of  Oreat liritain, and the Auieiicaii institute of milling engineers.  There is considerable activity in thc  old placer camps of southern Idaho.  There have been some recent rich  discoveries in the vicinity of Pierce  Citv and along the Salmon river. The  most important discoveries, however,  have been made in the vicinity of the  old Florence placer diggings which  yielded its millions of gold in the early  sixtitts. Several stamp mills have already been erected.  The mining "promoter" is just now  occupying a large share of ihe attention of the mining press. It is  alleged that he is operating quilis  numerously in some of the big camps  and. as usual, his chief characteristics  are uiisoriipulousiio.ss and sharp  practice, his favorite.'trick being to oi-  ganize wild-cat mining companies and  sell worthless stock to unsophisticated  investors.    Di-ware of him.  There was a big slugging ^inatch at  NeK-oti,last Saturday as an ofiset, no  doubt, to the JM.-iher-Pitzsimmons fight  the day'before.' because Nelson must'  have even thing that's, going- These rap was not conducted just accord-  nig'te'i prize ring rules but, the way the  participants went at one another would  have delighted the heart of the , old-  time rough-and-tumble fighter ' and  must have'made the '���������gentlemanly"  professional pug turn green with envy  and convinced him that the pugilistic  art, as practised by him, has sadly degenerated.  This memorable battle   was  caused  bv a seemingly irresistible force   meeting an immoveable body, and   will. bo  'known in the   histoiy   of   tho   Nelson-  prize   ring   and . on , the magistrate's  docket as GYP. It. vs Nelson  Tribune  There was.no purse, up,   however,   the  scrap having originated 'over- a   paragraph published in the Tribune reflecting upon the C. P. lt.'of!icials in li. C.  "Last    Saturday   morning   " Messrs:  Marpole,     Geo. " McL.  'Brown-   and  Engineer   i.iucbesnay   called    at   the  Tr'ilivue ollice   with   the   intention   of  'securing a retraction of the .statements'  contained in the paragraph complained  of.yiBut the   Tribune  editor,   having-  liad alight supper   the   night.-before,  had nothing'to lecall, -whereupon  Mr.  Maipole, appears to have used'language  which Was nun e   forcible   than   polite.  Now, Mr. Houston is   nothing   if   not  patriotic   and' has   before   now   made  monetary sacrifices for his town.  Here  vvas another   opportunity    to   obtain  notoriety for his  beloved   burg���������Nelson���������and regardless of  the   fact   that  he .might have his   good   looks  spoiled  and be compelled to   contribute  something to   the   provincial   coders,    he  seized a ruler and made a swipe at Mr.  Mai-pole, laying that gentleman's head  open to the skull   some   place' in   the  region of   his   grey,   matter.'   In  the  melee which followed   it  is   said   that  Houston used his teeth and Marpolc a  pair of scissors, the result   being   that'  all the participants were more or   less  injured, the cut in Mr. Marpole's head  necessitating four stitches.    But  Mr.  Houston appears to have scored    most  points when time was called.  Later in the day the . matter wan ���������  ventilated in the police court, on the  complaint of the invaders, when  Houston was fined ������10 for assault,  This is the evidence as publishod by  the Miner :  Mr. JIaki-OLi:.���������After some 'unimportant, details vvitneps proceeded to hay that he told Mr.  How-ton that the visit vvas over nniuticletliat  luul appeared in the Tribune. Witness asked  him who the informal)., was. Houston began  lo toll about ������cime fi-eii,'lit that had been hold  up, on the main line. Wilness told him that  whoever had given tho information lied, lions-  <m s;l;,| -��������� if vou come hero for a row gel  out nf my (fllee. AVitness said tli.it he did not  come for a row. Houston said thai, noC.l'.li.  blull's. went,. Itoplio.1 Unit he was talking House n so anil thai, whoever wrote tho art idle wiu. a  Iiii!-. Houston wiid " I wrole the arliele." What  occurred then wiliiens (lid "l elL-ai-ly.ri'ineiii-  licr as he wa-i then .struck with a ruler. Wil-  nef.'s threw a dictionary at Houston, some blovu-  pns-cil and they oliiu-lii-d.  Mr. lloi'sroN. --When Ihe piuty e-nin.'In thc  Tribune olllue 1 rciiucstei! them to dike scuts. I  refused to give Marp lie the na-iin of my informants antl (old him I re-feiTed lo (he whole oulr  111. Ho llit-ii niii-le the remark "The mail who  wrole Ihe article was a liar and kiieiwlh.it belied when he wi-ole il." I remarked Unit I wrote  Uic n-1 ielc nnd tli.it il was based nn facts, lie  li-s| winded lo know from winnn I ir-ilthe infor"  niiitimi. N'exI. wlinin I ri.fi'rri'il to. Al liiiit  time he was- gi-ttin,' hot mil 1 wii-gulling  pretty hot myself, lie said "I will make von  re-tracl Unit arliele." I told him. be: oo'ihl noi  make me reti-a.-l. anything. He I hen (ft-'lc-1. me  Hilar. Hold, him if ho t-ould n������l iwidcc'iit  Iniigii.i-.'clogcl mil. Inisos.iid that i* he: did  not 1 would make him. He ������aU lie v\..:iM not  Kn out,, and repealed it. He then c.i.lcl men  liar for Iho third lime. I was silt'-u' al fie  table nii-l I struck ftt.him with a ruler l.i iin-lits  mill I think 1 hit, hi-n on the shoulder the tl->t  time, lie was loo fur iiw.i- to Imve l"t Ins  head, lie then threw a diction i \v al mound  follovvel il, u .nnd incline al the corn r of Uic  table. I then strut-': hi.n n .olid b'.o-v mid thai  was what drew tho blood.    I did not bile hi n.  The last issue of the Triim.rf c.m-  tains no reference to this afi'mv apart  from this laconic local : " P.. Marpolc,  .siipi.-1'inleiido.fib of ihe. Pacific division  of ilu- Canulian Pacific railway, vvas  in Nelson to-day on business. lie  ctllcd at the Tribune oilier,"  mine to Trout  is ravvliiding  from the mine to the summit and M.  iln.^tiiii from the summit to Trout  L-ike. Thc first load of ore, which  was '��������� wet-" "with champagne by- tlie ,  landlords at Trout Lake and Thomson's  -Landing, was driven to Ihe binding by  Ciias .Turinoss and Noah Abrahainson.  This ore is high grade, carrying gold, ���������  silver and copper. In a short"time we  expect to see over (100 tons of ore  piled up_ at Thomson's waiting for the  steamer. Parties have gone out for  more loams. '  Hugh McPherson's mine is reported,  to bcishowing up splendidly.    He has  over 00 tons of high grade ore on    the ������������������  dump at present/ .  The Abbott is working a large force  of ineirand, from all reports, is likely  to develop one of the best' mines in  Kootenay. They are running a tunnel  to lap the lead at a, considerable'depth  below the? surface.   ' * '  There are no idle men in the country,'  everyone is at work. Even J. W.  Thomson vvas observed at work yesterday.  ���������i  Last Thursday as Billy   Glenn   vvas .  coming up Trout lake, on the ice,.with 1  Turnross' old horse Tom and a big load  of ore, old Tom suddenly   disappeared  through the ice, all but one ear.   Billy  jumped, grabbed the ear, and .held  on  until Turnross and Beaton pulled  hiin  .   ...:. l  1   l". ���������   ,    ''       " '  out with another horse.  Mr.' and M rs.'T. Walbancke Graham.  ai-rived here last week'and Wave take.u'  charge, of the hotel at the Landing.   r-. -  ' Fred Allen- is busy' with his. dog  ��������� train, hauling in the' .mails, and������-Sup-.  plies.   -   ,'"' ,,      *,...'., ..  ",j  , All hands are well, there has never  been any sickness.to spoak of .in. the  camp. This is it vcry heall-hy country  and a good one for anyone to come tOj  except it doctor.  "   ' ' ���������   Silver Sells at 70.  A New York despatch announces  that silver bullion sold'up to 70c. Monday. Continuing tho wire says:  "Simultaneously with the advance  came a decided improvement in mining stocks, which is legarded as significant of a revival' of interest in silvwr  mines and brighter prospects." The  quotations for Thursday wore 68.J ait  New York.  The Tax on Mines.  Tn an interview published in the  Colonist regarding the proposed tax of  two per ��������� cent.,on the gross output of  mines,''John A. Finch says:  ���������  "Taxation of infant mines wonld lie  most impolitic. .Tt would be a premium to the prospector to stay development' except the mere perfunctory  .work which the law demands. There  are thousands of prospects in the Kootenay which ,need smelter and milling  tests to show their value, and tlie owners should be encouraged and not deterred from shipping their ores and  finding its value. The only wise and  jii.st course, to adopt, if a special ' tax  oii mining is necessary for the support  oi.' the, government, is a tax on the net  profits of a producing ��������� mine. Moreover, that tax ' ought not. to be excessive, for no industry should bcY taxed '  excessively. Two per,cent, is really an  excessive tax. for at that mining enterprise antl industiy would be taxed  out of all proportion to othei pursuits  and enterprise. Last year the Traid  district contributed over $1'1,000 from  tlie minimi recorder's ofiicc Lo the Provincial government; in addition all  improved properly contributed a due  proportion. A lux of 2 per cent, of  the ore product would have added  $20,000 more. This year a 2,per cent.  tax wmiId add .SSO',000 more. That  would make the Kosslancl mining district alone: contribute 10 per cent, of  the revenue of the p: oviiic-e while its  population is not moie than ') percent.  A tax ol" 1 per cent, on the net profits  of the mines of Kootenay will yield  this year a handsome revenue, and  next year-will more than double itself.  ' 11 has been suggested that the net  profits are dillicult to obtain. But the  siue.'.lci- ictuins are very easily obtained, ���������ind snare lhc wages of labor. The  (Iifi'erence; between the, two is the net  piofit. and tlieie is nfte-.r all no difiicub  tv to be foiliid here."  Hill Nye, the well known  humorist,,  .lied at AslioviHiv, N.C., last Saturday.  JT  t--  ���������vm  * W*^r������fc:%������ PACE t  THE KOOTENAY MAIL,  HOW GOLD IS EXTARCTED.  Scientific Treatment of Low-Grade Ores  Has Added Milllions to the Output. '  The ordinary method of golel extraction, as almost everyone   knows,   i<  to  c-i us!i l ii-- oi e tt> a line pe>vveler and run  t his e >vi��������������������������� amalgam plates of quicksilver.  __._    The-gold i--- precipitated upon the- plates,  aiiel .-iftervvai els-.scraped eifl'. But by this  means, even by tlie best uf devices, only  about half the gold   values  are   saved.  ���������    The rcs-t   ftoi's  oil' in   a   ki.id   of  slime-  which i.s known .-is tailings.    In   .Senilli  Afiiyi the .-inieiiii.-t, lost by this uit-thod  is aliiii.si   exactly   one-hall'.    In   other  words if the ore runs $S or $111  to  the  ton, only ,f I or .^.l in gold is gained.    It  is here that cyanide comes,   into   play.  The '" tailings"'are gathered upanddo-  peis'iU'd iutohugev,-itscontainingaweak  solii! ion  of cyaniele   potassium.    This  . cheiiiicil h.is a peculiar affinity i'orgolel  ��������� Hid takes -t up, j|(f,t a.s water elis.seilve.s  '    salt en- sugar.    The gold it, held in .solution.  When I his leaching pit,ce-s.-., as it  '<       is known,   i.s  complete,   vyhen   all ,lhe  .   gold lias been dissolved out,   the   gold-  ladeii li(jtiid is uni through a kind of a  filter lii.idc of bright zinc'.shavings cut  very line.    This precipitates the metal,  and .iftei-wnrds when the solution of-cy-  ,    aniile has heoii run off, tht-.se zinc:shavings .mi e put in  clear  water and   thoroughly shaken, with the i-e.sult that the  gold tails off and is deposited in the bottom of the tub.    Here it i.s gathered up  and put through the refinery,and coint-s  out, .somi-titiit-s almost pure and  sometimes in a. coai\se bullion.  Where ores are of low grade tlioy are  not put through the stamp mills at all,  butait. crushed tei ������   fine granulation  and tiviitt-cl directly   by   the   cyanide.  This is the case with iMie Cripple Creek  ores eif Ieivv grade, as with   the' ores"of  , New Zealand and many other conn tries.  In New Zealand SO or 00   per   cent   of  the  geiltl   values  is  obtained   by   this  - means;'in South Africa between o(J and'  -10.     In   the-   latter, case   this   saving  affords not only the, entire profit there-  is in working the mines, but even much  more.    So that  it  is  fair  to say   that  vvithoutcyanielo there practically would  be no South Africa gold'field.  But the new process has not been al-  Wiiys- so successful.- In California, for  example, it litis so far been found of  little value. Then," too, there is among  . . mining men. or was until very recently, a'decided prejudice against the nevv  method. When it was fiist. brought  out live or six years ago it vvas hailed  as a panacea for every ill'thai gold-  iiiiiiing knew. It vvas to treat, every  Mir.lof rock, and all with equal success'.  '��������� And in so many instances it'signally  failed that, many experienced men concluded that it vvas not vvotth much of  anything at all. The truth lay between  l,iie tvvti extremes. '" " -  11 would not be easy to make an approximately accurate predict ion a.s , to  liie probable future production of gold.  Competent experts have estimated the  total calculable value of the gold-bearing heels about Johannesburg at .alien t  y2..")OU,(H)0,000, and those of all the  'lYun.sv.-iul at. about .-ji.'J.OOO.OOO.OOO. Am]  I bey (-.ilt-ulatc further that, the. output  nf the Transvaal'by 1900, oral the least  in tin- yt-ai following, will reach the  i-xtruoi'ilinai'V- total of AhKi.OUu.iXtl a  year. All over the world there is a  similar activily, which even if it does  no't lead to equally prodigious results,  js .it least sutKcieul. tt> indicate a steady  a i nt uninterrupted increase of the]  world's store of gold. |  Last year the United  Slates,   Africa  ,-i'iel Australasia   each   put  forth  $4 1,-  U J).0i)\) of   the   yellow   metal.    Hti-isia.  -. ,- ��������� only a little behind   with   .Sj.'-H.DlK),-  " ���������(!.    i'-.ii-ii of t lii-se stuns i epi-t'scnts   ;i  tic-ivy iiit-i'.-.lse ovei  LSfl-l, and a    vnsUy  gi'i-.iler product than lias been   knetv^iii.  jn   any  year  within   this   generation.  This   increase  is  alp due  to  scientific  treatment of* large bodies of low-grade ]  ores, ores which never could have been [  li-i-nled bet'oie.    Nor i-i there anything <  to iiidic.iie that   these "low-grade  ores ���������  ai i-bi-iiig.-xhaiistt'il. huuiii,t.ht-contrary f  it  is  probable  that   yet  linger  bodies I  i  '_..J , A_i ���������.J... .LE.I. ...j  gold-mining that .it may force upon  th - nations the question us to whether  thev will be able- U> keep tbe-it" mints  open to the five coinage- of <_���������. ih! ai its  pri'semi valiie. It is tioj.a st-i-;mil)Ic for  gold-it i.s a deluge- which is tiue.-U-  e-neel.���������C.nl Snydet-in the Miner mid  Eh-elririun.  The Yukon River.,  The- Yukon river from theodtifhienee  of the-Lewis and IMIy lo its mouth   is  2,0Ii miles in length, anel   is  navigable  thipiighouf feir ilal-beitlemied .stt-aniers  of -100 in-;"iOU tons.    It is" (50  miles  wide  at its   moiiih.   although   very  shallow  there;   it,   drains   more   than,    (-00,(100  .-quaiv    miles   of   lerritory,   an.I   elis-  -���������ii.irgi-s   more   water   than   does   th-  .Mississippi,    lis Delta e-xiene'l - far  out  into  Norton  Sound   and   deep   water  vessels   e-an  .ippmai-h   no   iie-ai-m-   ibis  mom h than St. .Michaels,   situ.U.ed   o:i  a i island of ihe-, same  name,   lying !).)  iiiih-s north   of  the  river   'iietuih.    St.  .Michaels is the-transfer  point   for  nil  passengers anel freight from (In-  ocean  lo t he; river boats. ������  will be made to yield,! heir riches. The  ilirivnsf of the world's nulpiit. for the  1 '.st five ye.n-s bus aveiaged 12 percent  lor each year. If the rn U- of inei ease  foi the next five u-.-ii", avci-iuji-.s no  i.i.ii e I haii 10 per ecu I si ill I in- total fur  1 --0 -i ii! re-.-ii h 1 he si i:p,.inloiis suiu of  .-.-..i-i.U-),i.i,-o Th-i; v.i.iile! iiif.in an oinput ft-! ll.e-li"Xl five V't-.iis nf isl,.il,<),- ���������  (������1.1,0: XI, or more than in any di-inile  since lNj'i,    It would  iiieaii  'an   nuipul  fe.l- the tell  Ve.ll-s fl-dlil   l.si!l|   lo     I'Oli    of ,  l.i-.ii'ly :J-J,0iKi.i)O'l.(KH) of   gold.    Th.it   is i  ,-i;i:.ii to  oiie-fiun ; Ii   of   all   lh,-   yellow  iii.'t.-tl mined in tin- I'M y.-ai-s from   ibe'  I nne ('ohuiibiis (liscovei ,.(| A iiu-i ic.i,        '  I'ot inio ol 11er l.-l ins, t l.i-si-csl imat es  rev,-ni   I lit'   poi-ibillty   oi'  an   absolute!  t   iii  -n f',|,l,   Al  ! he pre-eill  i ini" iiiiic'n  less ihaii   (iiie-l Iiii (I   of   (he   total   gold,  product is consumed  in   tilt-   ai-l,s,   ami  re is i:ot,hi,.g lo   indicate   lli.il   this  THEY WANT WIVES.  The Bachelors Around Salmon Ann are i  Weary of Single Bliss.  'Tis not well for man to be alone,   lie  should have a helpmate.    .Sei   runs   the  injunction tocinase;iiline humaiiity, and  every   bachelor  in   a  pioneer  count iy  has experienced the  'force   of   it;,-his  woes are, many   anei   st-vt-ie   und   his  condition is indeed pitiful..,        ,'       ,    r  Tli'e ttuth of all   this seems  to  have  been borne with plirticul.ir foi-c:-   uj-o i  the bachcltu ianchors  around   Siluion  Ann.    They have', in vain, a .vailed the  ad vent of inarri.igt-abli! feiniiiiii-l.y, and  hope long de-fenvil  has-indeed  made  their,   hearts 'grow   woaiy.    hi   their  dire necessity they  have  turned   their  faces tei   the   East   in    the   hope   that!  relief may come from that cju irit-r and  their "appeal   should    be   suliicii'iil   to  soften the he-art eif   ev-en   tin-   newest  nevv woman.  .Writing   to a   .Montreal   nevvspape-r  from Tappen .Siding,   a' correspeindeiit  says:    "It i.s a  lamentable   f.icl   that  many young bachelor farmers will not  slay on their holdings in ore   liia.ii   half  the year, hut prefer tei work out rather  [ than   keep   house-   alone.     In   such   a  stale of things (he country   cannot, go  .-ihead as it should.    There is plenty 'of  room for more- than five hu lie I red'good  girls here, hut   why   should   I hey   wait,  for the government to bring Ibeni   out  when    they  could   be  sure-  oi   liuding  good homes iind husbands lien.;-'-".   Oh  girls! what  an ' opportunity !   and   in  leap yeai, tem. The same coiTi-spuiidcnl,  sends the following along with his own  app'-al.    He explains that dl  wii's-perpetrated  by   a   fellow   sufferer   while  experiencing one of  liisvveii-.se  attacks  of   "single   hli.ssfdiin.ss.''     The     poor  (���������realm t- w.is so fai gone   that he could  only express himself in verse' whii-li he  entitled '  TIIK llACHKLOIt'S   I.A.MKXT.  A .(.le-'tllo: s,u in.his imIi:ii door.  As the sh.i.'es o" o\ e-uiitg tell,  '('lit- siinbciuns tell t ti the Uirly llnor  (if the loom he ktiew si, well.  Weary anil -.-ul nnd leun-ly. j  Heavy in hi.u-t iu-d br.iin. '      |  He hung ids Iim on bis Uu-ci-dLi.u-t  km--,.  .\iitl vh.inlid a sad1 run as 11. |  "(Hi, litlli- I though: il ivoiiul hetiki-'tliis        ;  When I iiiine to Salmon Ann: n  '  1 thought t'l'- t"o:-Lst .would ,!:>,ipiietr. '  And stioa I���������v,niilil h.ive ,i farm:  1 t'l.iuclit tiiac ',im,. suc'-t m.ii.lt a  (ll.iiilv v\.nil I he my iv ifo. , I  To soi.tli-- i!ii--(irrm\n.intt -ii.in-nsyjovs.  And iV-mfoit ni" f>U in;- life."  '  Til! l...,k iinn." now. .in '  if wo-jld l".i ail amrei's -  To tiiii all 'l.i\ ,vr,d r,:tii:'i". ai :.-i.-ii:  Ti, a 'lr.rl. .md di.-ij ti,',lt -.'  Tlii-y s,iy [ 'st;-;, t,:i:ig- inlv,  Thov say in;. .'ouKings _-e,^l;  I'.ul s iincl'tiw it i-'n't '.ii,f; :i'(,i:itr,������ ,-.is.  Nor don.- (is <-, ^,,,.,1 -.���������.-jc, ,,,,,.1. ���������  " I wtmdor if ,-v, rmy ioiie'y lot  Will cl>,'hl'c for ������ !,.'���������(:  i ,si-v;.',  An-I if sum' s,i  e-f. t i,:ii;r.ss:���������n.i*.   n. ,'ij  Will pitv .-nt '-l.-t-t r!,s������ ;-, -,.;  (lb. tnr ,i vino ,ri's ',:x.sf..,r,. '  (lb,'for ii woman'-, brcf-'i '  Oh. i-utild 1 sei! -n;  poi.if, < r;>;i'  And r''u."i.is> ,i ivifi  .list,- i,I- '  A Clerer Ilokton Slnclinnlc Fitrulslie* Blod-  ������������������1b for About it! 1O0 Knelt.  Do yon contemplate building a house?  If so, here is an  invaluable suggestion  guaranteed to save   vou a lot of money  and regret, and  preserve  the arcintec'i  freim   untold  aggravation.    In  Bust..n.  , says the Xcw York Press, there i.s a man  who from plans anel spccificitie.iis will  niaku a tiny moelol   showuig   in  dt-tul  just how   the  completed building   will  look.    lie charge;! from   sjij,!  to .-JtW to  duplicate   in   miniature a   tin en-story  dwelling of ten or fifteen jcjimmic apartments.    Kyerytning is accural ely rt-pro-  (luced. from tho sloiHi  of the- roof to the-  tread oi iht-st lircase.    In  iin.,  v.-.-.v tho  prospt'clive owner, s-einghis ��������� 1.- .��������� practically re:ih/.--.i, is  able to i.-i::':,-  timely  anel   ju.-.t  ciuicism.    For even  with a  lively   illumination    and   some    know-  .ledge     of     building    it is impossible,  to     get   a   very   clear   co.iceji.ion    of  propo: lions.      Verandas     th t:    looked  luxuriously broad on paper iv.-omepain  fuily contracted whet, aciuniy planked  over, anil it is  astonishing  i,j  .st-e how,  crampeel and cheap, or b.,l,| ���������.-, hi big i;'  the real iiousyhatu.ie fanci.-.l ii.-e; froui  flaws.      The)'L'ostoiuan's  ,c,u mo in   1>,  save yon  any'possible di.saj.i.... imeiii  or biundois. , On a platform live feet by  four inches he sets up the Iii tie model*,  shingling,   jilastering,   or jiainii-.-f   tho  j  c.\tt-iior, you propesc uhi,-s !l)r;ill.r aj  Btrnctnre-.    Lvi.-ry vviiidov. is in n6 j,,-���������(���������,.  ! per pine.-, doors  swing  f.,-.,-'iv   on  their  j   hinges, halls are low or lofty',,ml rooms  i  snug or airy, just as yon piopose iti the  j plans.    These is'tho hoiw tli.it yon may  j  turn it round anil round, \,,-iv it from a  |, dozen  st.-uiiipt ints, bee' wln-ie it mtvis  ! your  expectations,   or  wholly ,f,iild   to  materialize youi- favorite tiiti.ries.    It is  true  that  ..-..ill may *eeni a li.lv sum to  throw away  on  a  toy, but  ih'.-o who  have experienced  soum  of the iribuli-  tions   of   house building will think 'it  rather an inexpensive expedient in  the  end. ������������������' '.  Improv,, the.- I'uor Sp*,t-i.      '  If there are poor spots on the farm  improve them.    Do not let them lie idle.  Sow to grass and,plow under.   Tho farm  on which, we were lorn had ton acres of  poor' soil.   'Nothing ���������wi\r,  e.oud with it  until'a few'years since, when it wasim  proved 'by   sewing   orchard, grass and  turning it undei".; It was then sown  to  wheat and another crop of orchard grass  turned  under.    In this  way and;, by a'  free application of barnyard manure it  was made a  good  field.    Tho soil was'  sandy.���������Farmer's Voice.   '  , Jjt-tlcr 4i'ceil ver,.  Cut thejiandk; frc^ui ft Japanese''fan.-  Gather an oblong piece of ������,ilk, satin,  velvet, or woolen goods at both sides.  Sew the same to' the fan, keeping it near  to the edge. This will make u convenient' receivor for letters or envelopes. ' ' -  o --  Miietly   Acciiratt',,  "Tommy���������Paw, what makes 'thorn''  havo the weather-office away up on the  top of ahign uniltlin^? Mr. Figg���������That  is so that it will be too much cx������rtion  fo: a tat 'nan to climb thc-sta.r.s -nd kill  the= weather-man.���������Indianapolis ' Journal. , ,  i.it-:  '..-1;  Mm-.iilmiu/hiif l'lu������iu;li ,i ^uainp.  A Telford lo-id'rtvemly limit iii Mod-  ford. :>f:iss iiy .Toliii P. Pritcliunl. was  constructed through low vve-i huiil. which  had lo le el.' i--t-ii t-y a u-e-icll 4 feet  cic-p. in v. hie-i vva\ a ti ii-ch jiipe with  op--.; jt)"ils I'tic tiv-iic.'i v-.-.iv tim-i fi'I.-d  witii -ioiie mi  io'i!i^e  .sub^r.i le  of the  nve-uie.  v.-i.-.i ii.Wlis well   we-r   i     1 rolled.  On tins vv..-;   il-o   Tilford   iuiiniiaiion, 9  iiu-i.. s .ic, p j,t th--> ceulre a.i,', givnluallv  d.-irt-,- iy in   tliie-ki:e-.-..s  !,. ."j inches u"t  tie-  i".rii   hue.      The   fini'id.llion   was  wedg-.i an,', knappe.l.   an,' tiioi:' covered  with  four inches  eif  0; iue-h  .stone un-  ro!..--!, vvlii,-1! was covered in lurti hy 3  it.chis   ..!"  -.-Yell   &it,ni-. spread with a  >li','--l fn.  i-.. cart, wt-r ami i-niinil.    The  si;  ���������" <-i   vv.-u-,    next , filii-il   with  enough  !.:,i: -.��������� ;���������:.   none t>, fill cnt   aii   die 'm  ii,'..-t- spri-it;!:,^ \.- .s,none and  ���������   .'-'.i::i r.illi- i ;o fur n  n linn  i   -:t: ci lii-.'t-  of   1 uicli   blone,  so-..!   ri-Kr.-.i     This  .street,  tho  ,    ^.,-.is s,iy<,   costs about ^..'1  ��������� t   i, t IndiiiL'   the  expense of  <��������� '.'-n.-iig   mpe  Living, catch-  ! t.: i- r iiicitit-nii.ils  * r,  I ��������� o I, j -cm   V iiiiiihI.  1   ''.   l|,������4  ; i"s.  t    .1     s  bo 1 .  .,,.- '  -vv.l.  E: ca  i,-: .  ���������T .  .  a i 'i  {.T.1.11.  tiaiiii.-  g    tl  ".s,.i!ioriii|,.s u iic'i asl>".;i  in   nty   !���������-,!   I  d-.'iim  'l'h'it I'n, e ,;iiui������.' In,in" ,if niilil  To il'i.l ,-iy vi iI'e ie .Mi I In- in',;,' s,.;  \nd lhc In.a ' ail i. i-eirb  i.iil bgl.t  Tli--:i-,,i -i- ai; 'io-\ i hildi-i-n.  ('Hulling -lit' n im  ts.il ���������',  )Ci--i,.\' and i .llfii,' mi  ']',i-i-   i'n tr,'  ()!i. -an lli.il .'| t Hill ,i bi    '  " Sou-. I .Miiii'ci'  f I sbonld .',, b i.-k , ,1-!  ( mil.I I tin,l   i |, n-ti|,.|- il i i-r. /  Th.'V 'i . i! to i nil m, ,i ),.,i,i!..,in,-, li in ;  .I'm *tiiri' ! ,| be _'oo,l in hei-  l.il'i. is bf.\orid I'Miiin i-i, >.'  Hi- , i'el, n lib a -,n ii ,',- I,,, ..,  " I'l! h.i t ������������������ a 't i,man hi fori- -,i \| tail,  Or I 1! i|nii Hi,- hloi.mlii.r ],l... c  Awarded  Highest  Honors���������World'&  Fair,  "What l' :',,- in  Rfk������'i a i an -.v no  bank vf ti/'- can.il  Ir- of ,u,y  , I-,  ii ||,l  ";>-s ,-.! ;,"...'it,  tu-r w-.ri, that mulel"  '.vas  cri.inuiijj on tho  - Iff do-'sii't seem to  .vii,it i-vr-;- "  r--pi!-Y tfuj boatman.  "Tin  f.i.iii r. i. ul������ nn-.     Ye  i,i.-e.-, mister,  he uii-.t-rsiFiii'Iri ov.-ry  word yo   gay u>  bnn."  '���������jfc  ib-'in't  pay much   attention to  what you "uy ",  "Tiiii'   vvnit  ilii'avs  iiih  infcili)?'jrice.  I've jj-t  ;,j  a Htnnigi r  ���������I I,.    It. ..ill I.l   (ntn.  '.: . n.i . n> v-r ri(-",Ii any  i.y j,.u!try lb- knows  'i ;- ).-:t-,- t'i.oi ."n-,' \,<).  , a ,' ;-, very tr. ei1 I omr-,  -��������� fi'.-vi iii- , iutv: -ii bv  .'!���������  :������������������ "in-  f,,.,i.    JiT-.-p.  ,,!     r ,'.-'s     ,-). ,,'| ft(|,J  ;"[-(,(,  ���������r-:-. ,- ci.' cl.y.-ks sunlight  i a.r  "I (hur.Ji, nn' ho thinks I'm  .ire  A goc^l ;  rri(-(!n i ,<��������� f  that ;,r - ���������  en, ������������������  , ,-,  He k,- .s .,  f.-l (bl. '..,���������  j i tg ��������� i ( ; ���������"  f, l,HI   VI ( |-  ai.d i,i> :,- .  fi.  4*   ^  ilie   rapid  ���������    ih    pro-  ln  il-'iii.'tud (-.'in keep pacn with  ;i  nf    'liipri-e.'t|,.||t'-d    iiiei'CJise  i\   ti  '"ii,  Our present gold basis i-i,i-i e||.  :-V    .���������llt-il)i-1    ol'igiil.lt.'il    ill    Kllgl'illd    ill  JSlfi .ind siib-eijiiently atiopl-t|    by   lbe  i'bief t oiiiincrci.ii nations of I In- world,  vv.i-  f:-;-li!ulal(".l   (U   ll   lime ^vbi-n   I,hi.  world's j.i-i���������li;,-lii.:i of gohl was a    little  im,i'- Ihaii sjIii.fH.(i.ll't(|  ,--   yi-nr.     In   Ihu  i������iie,"V,li  ,ii:if.   .".li-s1   ej,'ipse<l   Ihe   vwuld',:  puj-lll.il lo'i  lies iiici'i .iseil only   %Z\   fold    |  v -.,!(��������� il . .fold pi -nillet!o.i has liiC'l-e.-isetl  y'liiiii'.'s.    Tin- I'l-e-eiit iudiciil ions   nro!  Iii.ii.ii vv!!|   I.-.il!  Hies what ii   was   in '  J H.i befine I lie ceiitury ivim closed,    II,  |.  i.ii--  of   lb-   (iirioi)s   and   slarlliig  jo'ei-si--. id' tiu' ieii.ii  i-.-ii/,;, - i-yoliifie'iir jn j  "Whot i- i  ley is g. ,n ���������  vvc v,. :i  con,- !.     - ��������� ,  in w , ,,   ,   i <l  f,ii-i-    i,'t,   .  liiy ovi i,  1   ' v .   I ���������  Mrt f',,i "  hnn i.i.Y 1.  ,i,n ,- i ,, ;���������,  mm   ,,ii   i., on  on. tl.-r.  .1!.,' .;" e(-it VoTiriij-  >������������������    -   '''    "Wi./,  i. ' :   ' .t-'.'it .uni" r  . .'..'   e.isl   -,\ .iy  'I'll.        VCM. '       (If,  '������������������' fur   me.- to hold  , ia. -  i)r   '1  .41,I,J        l,.jl44V  r.i-ti.  MOiT PERFECT MADE.  A pure f",rape Crcnn of Tartar Powder.   Free  from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant.  40 yr;ars THR STANDARD.  .  I viol ,  (l.i  'U11 1".  '.Viml's  nne il  ,1 V  th,  <hi7  " iiii" jrirtt  ���������ny.  lll.U   VVIMl  -i-'-lieo   1^  ";  don'l  ..,   1     Why  1-     v o nan ,|o..s  . 1, ,1  '.lie ih   i,,,  in v.i.>iii..n ...Ita-.-,,  If you want to reach the People in tlie North Riding of West Kootenay.  ' ������     * , ���������  YOTJ SHOULD  -9L-g.-0-iP���������Q...P. o Q'6 o o q^> o c  1 IF."YOU   WANT',  You can get it done at the " Mail" Office  [UAL iN STYLE AND AS LOW IN PRICE AS IN ANY OFFIC  -IN THE-PROVINCE  OOOO   O   O   Q   Q   o   Q   OOOOOQ   o   O O  O   O   O   o   O   O   O   O   O   O   O' o   o   o   o   o   o~o  . RE\ELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C:  ���������immwMnmma^aii���������mmm^H, THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  PAGE a  ^<������f^f ���������!  p_._g i    1.1   |i    .ij   i,.!yiE,ygwi^'-j|-'B'������w������^fcw^������t*^My"niMi>' i ��������� i  rci  ^  ^  9  ������  P  Jf������&*  ���������?srlt%  t  is es  1,  %j.  6e9  3  e  a  >:&*���������������&������������������&���������  '9  '���������5       ������i������       I ^ *WM  i? ii u  I&B  &>������,  5  ������  ������  :"^  O^AJLL    _^T  EOTJES'    G-003D    IB^IRGi-^LIIISrS-  ^  Lake ..City- is situated in��������� the Lardeau  District,   and   is   the   centre   around  "V '        - v ' *" , '  which   some   of   the  radiate.   Large quanti- .  c  ties of ore are now being shipped, and  the  quite    a    rush    is    expeeted    m    ine    spring.  Buy now while g*ood and centrally located lots are still to be bought at moderate prices.  E3  Kicpysn"  as  ���������Jfl��������������������������� uuL||*HMI  'Smmrai  ' ' i mssiBm  1 ' ''' ^ ^i^B ti  PAGE 4.  THE KOOTENAY NAIL.  1- *  hi  I  f  I'll  11 ,  li'.  CALLS'   MOYLE    DOWN.  Davey Says He   Didn't   Know   What  He Was Talking" About.  rThe following letter which appeared  in the, Vancouver World will -prove  interesting as both the writer and his  subject 'are ������vell known' in mining  circles in this part of the district. Mr-  Moyle spent some time in the ,Trout  lake country lastsuiiinier, haviiigconie  froni Alaska as superintendent for Mi:  No wells who had acquired some mining  ' propert}" there. lie had the ieput.ilion  of being a man who understood his  hnsiness and on whose i opinion bis  employers placet 1 considerable reliance:  Moyle left here* some months ago to  return to Alaska, where he is employed by the "Nowe-lls vvhei have large  interests there-. "  Rdilor World.��������� In your issue of the 17th  nil',  just to hand  I  notice: borne remarks made; on  the mining district of Trout i.������-iki' by .1: Moylo,  mining export-   Kither tho repni tor must  havo,  misrepresented   Mr.  Mojlo's  remarks or Mb.  Moylo docs not fully under.slantl tlio districl.  Mr. Moyle says:   No real devolei]iinont work  bus been done as prospectors only came: in a  year or two since.   Xowlh.it is  not eiuili- i-or-  reet, an tiiore are men  here lo-d.iy vvliu have  rc-sieled   in   tho  elistrict  for  seven   or    eight.  ycara anil who are the pioneers of the camp,  these men having staked claims   early   after  arriving.    He states that only tlie necessary  assessment, litis been done in thai time, viz.,  one or two years.   If such were the case could  crown grants be obtained last  year?    Mines  have  been   developed   to    good   depths    and  thorough tests made of them long lie-lore Mr.  Moyle came to the district.,   The product is  chiefly galena,   but  we   have , veins    rieih    in  argentiie  (silver 'gl.inee),  slejihanite    (brittle  sulpimret 'of silver) anel bisniuih.    Gold   ore  bus not been developed to such an extent as  the silver lead ores, but there are veins with  claims located on them assaying $00 to ������1 t   per  ton.   Tlio coming summer will show quite a  few veins working for gold.   Mr. Moyle states  that the locution is meist remarkable, above  tho snow line of the Selkirks,  and ] .suppose  fully  lO.'JOO  feet  above  thc  sea.    What  Mr.  Moyle means by this ,is hard  to say, as Lhc  Selkirk range, vide Mr.   Davv&on's iinim.il   reports of West Kootenay, l&JU,  in which  report  he  gives   tlie   highest  ranges*   from   S.OOl)    to  9,000 feet, and thc timber  line  as 7,000  reet.  The elevation of tlio property owned  by Mr.  Nowclls is about .1,000 feet or below timber line  , considerably.       Hovv.  such    a    mistake',     in  elevation occurs is Iiiiiii to say. , He also states  the snow vvas seven or eight feet, deep vv hen  he-  left. *I don't think on the level   to-day it   will  exceed that depth, or will it. all lhc.winter.    He  also states the property owned by  Mr. Xowells  is the Great Noi tiiern.   This is not the case, as  , tlie Gieut Xo.'thcrn properly h.is been  worked  all winter in  a splendiel body of  ore from 4J  feet to 5 feet wide, and averaging from $100 to  $200 per ton. Tlio property owned "by Mr.  Xowells is the Truo Fisure. and will when  worked become one of, the leading initios in the  district. What has kept the district back in  the past is the imperfect knowledge existing as  to its value, and how easy of access it is at, all  times; when this i.s fully known , the success of  the camp is assured. Three mines luive been  in full swine; nil winter, vi:-., tlie (irc-at Northern, Silver (Jup and the Abbott Group. A No  the American, until Nevv Year, when nai iga-  tion on the lake'closed, but will resume work .  when the lake opens, as well as a dozen others J IVovint-l-. I be ' results of I ne I'Xiiin-  whieh will resume work in early spring.   The i inalion in the various subjects   nicoiii-  HANDY PROSPECTOR'S FURNACE.  PORTABLE!    PRACTICAL!!    ECONOMICAL!!!  The intention of prospectors and miners is called, to the  merits of,a.new improved apparatus, for testing' and' smelting  various kinds of ores and minerals, also separating and refining  base bullion, etc. ; ,  Manufactured by a chemist and metallurgist, who thoroughly understands the wants of the assayer,' ,the prospector, the  miner, the chemist,for laboratory test, for all furnace work, such  as melting, scorifying, couoling,, fusing in platinum' crucibles,  testing of sampling .charges, roasting, enameling, etc. (Any  kind of fuel.) ,   ��������� ' ' '  , This furnace is built in two halves for easy transportation,  is cbmpiete in itself, made of sheet steel with cast iron slag and  metal spouts, wind supply pipe and knock-down bottom.  This Handy Prospect-Furnace is of the Cupola type, with  exlention for smelting' ores, capacity 1000 to 5000 pounds per  heal, according to the character"of ores. No prospecting outfit is complete without it.  Agents Wanted.   For  Price  and  Further  Information,  Address  - National Ore and Reduction Co/  415.Locust Street, St. Louis,  Mo.  MBIIl'l ��������� ������������������ll������^,l������i���������lllli������   !���������  i   III    I.IIBHII  , Di. Brett, of Banff, was in town last  week, lie is , making a business trip  through West Koolemiv. The doctor  has some real (-.-������������������(ate inteiests here.  B. La urn nee's -spectacle:*, and eye  glasses aie always in stock, every sight  for far and near, at .tht;"l{evels),oke  Pharmacy. Eyes examined free by Dr.  McLean."  '  Thos. Downs took down several men  this week to work e,n the improvement  works at Kootenav ranids. This is an  annual affair, the work being done-,,by  practically the same crew oftnien each  year.  .'  The- delayed traffic: from the west on  Wednesday and Thursday was caused  by two slides, ���������,west of I lope, which  covered the track with mud, bouldeis  and trees to the depth of two feet.  M.iils and passengers were transferred  on Thursday anel a temporary track  has been laid over lbe obstruction. '  . The dunce at, Bourne's Hall last night  was a reel-lettered number in the weekly social assemblies, which Mr. Gordon  has so successfully conducted throughout the winter.' Last night's (event was  made n leap year affair. The music  vvas furnished bv the orchestra, and the  n  attendance was greater than any other  evening during the series.  The Educational D.-partinent at.'Yio-  toria have not ilied .Miss Lillio Valentine  that at the examination j held by, In-'  speclor D. Wilson during Iii.*-." official  visit on February Gilt, she obtained  the necessary number of marks for  admission In ihoMligh   .Schools   of  the  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  iriexv^eicstoikiik!.,     zb_o.  -IZfcsT���������  ;i'H������  >-"-!���������������������������������_ y.J-  HIS HONOUR the,Lioutenant-Gov,-  ei-nor   has   been   pleased 'to   appoint ':���������      < ,  10th February, 1S0G.  JoiiX D.  Siun.YLi),   of���������tliei Town  of  RevelsUike, Esquire, to be a"Justice of  thc-   Pea he   witnin   and  for  the  West  Ivootciiiiv Electoral District.  AGENT .WANTED.  A Live, Hustling   Money-Maker  TO   SELL ���������     i"V' 1  " HIDDEN MINES AND  HOW TO FIND THEM "  = = = By Thos. W. Newman = = =  Y&Vc-i  ������������������fe-'V*^- y  Our   advice    to    those  'about    to    m irry,    is :-  x^:  Jl        |j  topi  \ i  ��������� But   if   you    MUST    marry;   why  rpHE HKST AND FASTKSTSKLIJNG HOOK  1 011 Mines, Metals and Ores on the market. Liberal terms to good man in your section.  Tiiis 'book tells how lo lliul, test, open and  work or sell all kinds of mines und describes  every Ore, Minora:, Gem :indJ?reclou.sitone  of eo iimerei.il v.ilue. Hundreds selling in  Uritisii Columbia. ���������Vou cm sell 11'thousand  copies right at la inc. l'riee by mail free,  cloth, ������1.511; leather. .32.0,1. Send us your ad-  dross or .irtlei' Irom ,  THE M. ROGERS PUB. CO.,     ���������*  54 Yonge St., Toronto  the    Post   Office store ��������� and  . buy - your    outfit    there.  .,.,        <-��������� , ������ _,     ���������      , _ ,���������  ��������� complete   stock   of   Gents'    Furnishings"    always-  ' ' ' $  ���������   hand.     Shirts, i Shoes   and    Suits   a   specialty.   ���������  &������  A  on  ������������  Ji  '4������k������e(  c  &%&$3SI  SS-JfiV&Z-  .* v. ���������Xi T',"1-- T,'/"{-    s|y>'S *-    -;   ���������" -    '���������  J^'\f\K^iy\,.'...'it!i'9V'^. -v1'-''.-.  riclier ores average from i)00 ozs. to I.CHi.) ozs.  silver per ton. The Dadsliol is rieli in bismuth  as well as silver. New product-* will be opened  In thc spring, vi/..,'ashi-slos, with. 1 Irust, good  resulU. The most, elevated mine in Ihe district  stands 7,000 feel, above sea  level,   is  easy  ol  ', Access and developed. .You   will see from lbe  iibovd'thiit there is nothing to prcv enl  win king  - alfthe year round when necessary.  Tiio.s. II. llvvnv.'.Vt. K.  panied by her diploma were received a  -few davs iige>.  Sir John !���������',. iMillais, Bail., has been  cli-ctedtpiesideiit of the Royal Acurle  mv,   in   hiicti'Ssion   lo   the   late  Information Wanted.  Local and Personal Items.  Lei til 11 on.  Hi.  Percv   Lewis  arrived   Sunday   from  - ���������    ,  Golden on a visit to his home.  Miss'Ly 11 Gibbon, who has bson visiting friends, left foi her home at Port  Moody last week. <  J. F. Spurling arrived from Bedford,  Engl mil. -"Sunday last. He will be  employed in Mr.1 Ilaig's office.  .T, I   Woodrnw.   manager for   J    I?  Hull  &  Co.,   has tonunt-.K ed uitling  ice of 1   the n\ ei   in   the   11.11   of   the  butthci simp  J. C. Campbell,   of  (.'.unphill   Bios,  fuimtuie   de.ileis,   Vei noil    tnd   Reiss-  land, vv.is in town   Wednesd.n   on   his  way iiovv 11 1 iv er. s  Rev Fathu Pevt.ivm refm ne'tl to  town Fi ida> . lie has paid an e\t( nd-  ed visit to the Okanagau Mission 'im-i  last heic  Sam IJL111 and Gen. Ro u-h ( tine in  from Tin op V.dlov l������ke this uc-i'i  when'   they   have  been   tiappuij-  foi  I itviu .   sn 1  r���������, I , ���������,,, 1 'I'.       I'll   /  lilt   II    -  Hune tune.     1 hcv  hid ovei  -iJ'X) vv 011 li t   1   ,. 1    1,1 ( ��������� 1   ,   1  of fins..  The   Salmon     \im      In   li'hes     .111  -No. ISO.      ,  Certificate of the Begistration of a  Foreign Company.  "VrAURfl-E   SAND  iVJ.    the geiitleuiiin of this name, who  Lord ! in l-SSU was at. Lethbridge, North West  j Tei ritory, Canada,   having   pieviously  j been      prospecting     in .   the       Rockv  ,' .Motiiitaiiis, will coniiiiuniciite with Mr.  (.'!,iyion. Solicitor, 10 Lane-aster   Place,  Siii'nd, London, he will,'hear of  some-  tlrng to his advantage';   or  should  he  In-dead .my person forvvarditigevideric-e  of his death vvil!"be re warded.  Cei.vii>.vxii;.-s'   Airr." 'Paiit  AjiH.vmNi."- .\ci's.  IV..   AND  " French   Crock    Mining-   Company "  (Foreign).'  u e t* ',( 'i 1,- \ ,,, 11  !<���������..  1   t   1  \'i    ' ,  j Tu 1:1 in (in     1 1  1;  1      t   'ill    ill -' 1    ( -     s.     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Limited,   is  in   tin-   Kootij.vav  M vii.   laiilding   on   the   north  side  of  ���������"i nit   .siti.-tt   in   tin    t(>v, 11   of    K(vel-  l{( t,  B  stok.    F-I  F   B   WLLLS,  S( tl et.ll v  .'j h   IV-l.  'I   ItOltll  bin     '11  '1 1   11  '     . I  ifll   1 'l  I   n.i in 1   1     (  C'videntlv glowing   despi-i iti- ,il   tl     1  1   1  1    n 1  1  ���������    u     ,  J I-  I  lllti  nil  ,M      III1V  stl llll      I,  I ,  >   lioi  I  ll  ll  condition.    Tin  hap   vi.11   ���������'nl     hoiild 1  give heed to theil pi-iv 1 1 .ilitl put  I Ik ii   ,      ''  /nit of ilii"ci v.  Geo  T   Ncv in in.   vv 1 o   b ts  tin  i-inp.ns  ol the C   P   R     lo  ?'*  the iCMll and opellt d .1 gi 1 ( I tl sj.ni  Ai'tovi he.id  R  Tippinc, b-.nldei'   ind   ((.nl'iitoi  , v'Iiih   ,ieK.-i I isi-n e it    1   ]>   lis    1 ���������   11 1  OtllCJ /olllUin,    IS    pi(|.i|.(l    to    flllll-l  pl.nis, Rpi ci/ie ,jl ions .ind   I'sjiiii^iti > on  ;eppb( aJimi,  M      Fi ;iy h is eXi h inge (1 pilli'lts   Iti  t/i-o    1 1 oil. vv if 11 tie  lf( v    Mi   Me \ i.  1  .  /if .Ve-lsoii, wbti is on hi- iv iv lo all   m  ;i nie"lji).g of L'u'pn sbjti 1 y    il    K,i 1  tiiopx.  ( 11 nid"i ilile 1 roffii Ss   vv,i-.   mob    11  lui'l ling   '   1 nit ion" 1 t-t    v.iil,     -lolii.  a'lY   li 1 ll 1    lu-.v     K   gilsli   t'uiii'i      lull  ;.i    , .-t   v   .-il l.e 1  id  till    best    ft <v   div  y.A* i.ii'-t el (b 1-v again.  Tie- HK'ii b , * of I 1 , i- (> I lodge  wi'ir Al.!!iili.ii''t't their frYiie)* Tin-?:-  A iv '".���������ciiing. They eiifei-litini-i.l Iheii,  ^vith </aui-s ,-uul rerre-luiit-i'ls j liter-  xj.i-r.sed vvith ii ;:.-i<- a.id n-c't,.lions  A vejV pJe,is.jii it time Was     tut  11  hi  t_ ,tt 11   ,. -i    11  I ������, 01      11   'Hn 1    ������l  1   1     t      iii 1    [l, 1    ii     in '   n,       1 1   i-i    ill  I   111   I      ll 1 1   r.  Ill    i '      ll   I   I *hl .    sll)    -  I     p        -Hid    ll|f    Is'ltlLMsJItlf1,'!,,    ,U|l    nf  , ,   111    III  net -iiii 11    1 ,      ,|   1     '  , - C\'    u ' ' '.1   , >   v i- iv 1  . oi  ��������� I 1     t I"1   d'li I     d 'I   O'1 '    '1   '    '.' "'b   I  '   I   I   II       II II       -     ,1   111,    [I 1 'Mil       11 h,1    u -  tl s has set 1 1 ed his e oiiili-i 11011     ill1   j    1   I  (,i     1 1   -in   'l   n I    111 1   s   ,1   ,,f   1,11 I      it  V    I      t    HI   I I    It    I   I ,,'      I        11        ll      (       ,1    111    ',     I lis  111   ll    .       ,\     (I I    (    'l      II    11   ' I*'   I,  II li |i ��������� I      *s   \    ������ mil K)\  It' u,i-   .11 oi  I  1 11 ��������� 1' f 's '   ,1   1 a 11  Awarded  Highest  Honors-World'*   Fair,  n\  I  OftTWN   A   PATFNT?      For it.  prompt ji i ������ r anil nn bnnotl opinion, write to  ,111 NN A. ' O , ������ho Iia/c Ii ul n("irlyitft7 7cnrs'  (Tpe-rltno In I'i*- r itcnt Ijusino.-! ComTmiTilca-  tloiH Mlrli llj ( ,11- 'lt-iitl.il A Iliindlino'c of In-  ffinnnf Ion r r.ner rrilnie |- i trnls anil how to obtain tl t in wnrli-ff- ,vi������on rnlftloifucof mttliiui-  ie tl mill ���������<<    r til' l,f r,l i j, nf fr, p        r  rule 11 t 1'1 n 1-liroiii.rli Viimn A t o rprclvo  Hptdnl 11 (( 1 > the "ii ��������� en ti fie Ann i it mi, and  tinman roiitl ' #l.lr 1/liclore-Ilu , nl iKwl'li-  out r.'ixt, i.i> iim inventor. Tlil.i milt-ntliil papt-r.  . l-tmicti ,!ii:i-\i\y olet'nnl.ly lllnitt.nit.ed, Iwv, 1,7 fur the  lurKCiit nlreril.. M'm of nny nclcntllld work In tiio  world,   fr.i a -veer.   Siimplc copi'.-H Kent, fret*.  j;i,l:.lli.i!< ri'litiori. rnonl.liijr, $-}.J0a.ye-nr. ainfli  copltiH. '������.", ii-jtiMi. l-ivery niuiilii.-r eioiiOilim !k.-iui.  I.lf'il -|.,-.',f?!M, In color,-!,.tintl ['''ototrr/iplisi-.r n,r,v  hon.HCH. wlt.li iil/iii", (matiliiiK InillelarK 10 ftbow tlie  liUeiHt, tlt.s'.'14-ii,- ii-iil, ':cnro cinlracls.   .-' '���������  ���������a  4MUN.N' & Co.. ;-(i>v/, VoitK, .'ifiiiii.. ...,/;���������  -     , THE  BEST AND CH.EAPESTROUTE  -,        TO   A SI)   FlIOM  AW Eastern Points.  Through Kirst Class Slccpiiifc Carsanil Tourist  .sjleejIlnK Cars to St. I'auI.'Moiiti-i-aliinel Toronto  without. eltiuiKu, ,  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.  Atlantic Kxpress arrives   9:1,5 daily.  '. J'aeillc  ,     1(5:45   "  For full information as to rates, time, etc,  apply to  I.   T.    I* rifWNt ������������������!���������,'  Agent, lie-velstoke.  GKO. Mci,. HKOWN,  District I'assenifer AkoiiI, Vancouver, ii. C,  Trains leaviiiK ltcvelstoke on Sundays,  Mondays and Thursilnjs make eniuieu'iioiis  with the i'alal.ial Sie.uuers " Manilohii,"  ." Athabasca" and " Alberln," which leave Kurt.  William for Owen Sound every Sunday and  Thursday, und fur Windsor and Siunia every  Wednesday.  Columbia & Kootenay   Steam Navigation Co. W  PASSENGERS FOR  Hall's,  Landing,  Hot  Springs,  Xaku<sp,Three I^orks  Nelson, cind Slocan Points,  Krjoten.iy Lake Points,  Ti-,ul  Crock.  RossLind,  Noithporl .md Spok.inc  - ^iIIOl  I.l)   1  VKI     I III.���������  STEAMJSR  NAKUSP  I   ,i\is Ml   1   1111 101 \ ikiisp mil tjnh   m, \lon  ti    ll    -      ,||(|      J   ill)      S||    H    ,      l|     7    p    |,|  I    I I   IV I      I'llbsllll  fl,|   \ iklWJi    V\l<H|,lll   mil    (   in  I ul   111   I'it 11I1     I'iuI     1     ,i,,i,il     (1 isl      uni  I im -1) on i in sil iv - old I 1 (I .V    nt I, ], in  (,,ni|i , lion I-iiiioli nf    I'obson   iiith   (    t-v II  I j '01   111������ ni iind mill "le uni 1 " lAUoit      let  II .il f re < k .ni'' \'ui llljioi I  I "or Iik il t iim t ml of Im   ( 01111, nn s   si   mil  1,1,   kt, ,|   1. 15   l.nUi     ippl} lo  Ilu   pm>i(ioii  ������.,!   d  i ui f ill inre nn 1I1011 1    to in I (Is   1 ai 1 s cit ,  ipply to I    Ml in    ������t   in 111   Nelson     11 (  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  a  ROvAI   MA L LINCS  1,  CHEAPEhT route to tho OLO COUNTRY,  I'rope*"! ���������'iiihii/H ti ,111 Vlonli'al  A I,I.A N    I I .1  Pa ((Ml A-*. Nov     0  Mo-.'CJ'ii Iav HI  f)0>1INIi"i\   I |v I  "f/iOlOU O.I    *-''���������  V A yl III   ,11 "Vn*.      Hi  IIM  and get the best possible value in goods you ever  purchased.    \     \  1 -������ *.'  1 ���������   t, 1     -.  Remnant's are going" cheap and fast,   and   nevv   lines'- of"ladies'  goods, men's furnishings and a full line'of Slater's' '. .;  famous foot wear will be opened      , -  up in a few days.  .���������N.COURSIER.'-.."  \  y  NOTARY   PUBLIC  REVKLSTOKE,  B.C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent.  FIRE,  LIFE AND ACCIDI.iMT INSURANCE.      <.  Representative of the Koofcnay Smelting & Trading' Syndicate.   o   AliKNT FOI1 TROUT L \KK CITV  15\ ANSPOI-JT. KAK!/) it NAKUSP  I i   \ Villi-  I Alfl'    VV Cs". (I ) (I  \lf (. i   Ovi vino  Nov  Established 1877.  w k B rr&  CAPITAL, ^iSOO.OOO.   SHBP   US  YOUR-  H B ? j ��������� .���������. sra  Incorporated 1893.  vi V\ a i-j pins ^,    uf    ������tla ii l'\ \s     r 5 b-?  r'���������  ���������/j  INCORPORATt-D  WAIN HOUSE: 200-212 First Ave   Aij-.h. MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.  5C11 \ :-.CII IJ'":  nrLE'JA, wowr      i    chic������go, ill     i    Victoria, b c    i Winnipeg, man.  Cook, \.Uo/rin in r,tt     I I fiO VMiii/St I     MKincSt.  .MOST PERFECT MADE.  A pure Grape Cre.-im of T;irtar Powder.   Free  from {Ammonia, Alum or any other ndulternnt,  40 YEARS THE STANDARD.  ( tibln fl',. S"  ?'^  ?"   * '' "1 UP" "ils  fnlerini dm tei 9 ti   St',,a|?i  *Ji  fiiM'io i^'i r't tl  U'ltil   Uire.ni b  i'i all   pints of  Ol-e-at lii-itJiln nnd In.lanel, anil al. Mpw-lally low  rnte'iM'!.(<'all parts of l.h'e; Kiiro|iciiii eoiiMne-iit..       .  Apply toneiareinlHteiiiiiiHliliior railwayaKonl.to  I. T. BlifcWSTEK.. Agent,Rovi-slKtoi.'j,.;  ,ir  In   I'.'oiil'uVi;  Kkui:.yUe'n. .1 iiyseiiccr ,A(-i i. Y  WiniiijicK-        '   .      ��������� ��������� |  job "vvtork:  i^rt^fflfffr*  OF ALL KINDS AT THE  MAIL OFFIC  ���������Wft'fly-Sr

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