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Array warn  "j"������������������1������������������HHH  )fc  -, ."<J\'"  i' '*  6 ���������������:  -"   <-     M/  k<  I  I  Provincial Library  i  READ BY.    .  i sisob  Vol. 11.���������No. 43  "Wt*"*- ���������<jF,*t������u4*' ,frwL������a������i> irtwr^r^nrTrm^T\M  ^!*%H^.  r^uina /^      BY  5,500  REVELSTOKE.. B. G, JANUARY 21, 190;)  v^CTORlA^  $2.00 Per Year.  S LEADING STORE  WE LEAD   OTHERS FOLLOW!  ,, ��������� ei ,.'*"*,  ',     ���������The Greatest 1 arid Biggest 1 Winter  Clearance, Wale  ever put  up to the Citizens of Rcvclslokofis       A        -       . ,      _        ,,"  "W J. 'George's  1 . ' ' , i     . ,  New Year's'Offering to the Purchasing, Public of tlie town and  vicinity. ,'   ' " ,'   . ���������' *r  Dry Goods,  A 20 per cent.  Cash Discount will ho continued on all Dress Goods; Dress Trimmings, Ladies' Ready-to-Wciii* lints, Boots and Shoos, and all,  .Staple lines until tho last of .January. ��������� _   , -        -, r ���������  "  Ladies'Jackets and Coats.  . , - t >t  No lady need go any longei without a neat find up-lo-date this season's  Jacket or Coat.   A few of the reduced prices as follows:  Regular $1.00      .     -    '    now* $2.2.")       Regular $7.50         - now $ I.i")  Regular' $12.00   '      -           now 7.2.")      ' Regular $15.00          - now $S.50-  ���������     -  "    '        ,;y Regular $20.00 *        -         now 10.50 _/    , ,','"-,  Men's Clothing- & Furnishings.  In these department!-, we aie making uiiheiii'il of ieductions; t'orinslni'ieo  'Al en's-Tailor Made Wuits, reg. $1) 00 now $(! 15; reg. $11 00 now $7 75;' leg.  $18 (X) now $12 25; reg. $22 00 now $17 00. '   .   "  Men's Tailor Mnde Ovoreoals, reg. $12 50 now $S 5U; reg. $10 00 now $0 S5;  reg. $17 00 now $12 25.        :     ������������������ ' ,-.     ���������        ,     v<  MEN'S UNDERWEAR���������Fleece   Lined,   reg.   $1    now r55c.     Oalifoi-nhi  iFlaniiel, reg. $2 now $1 H5.   Jihick, all wool, reg. $1 25 now i)0c.   i    ,  MEN'S SWEATERS^Navy, all wool,, reg. "$1,25  now   Hoc.' ..Fancy,  all  wool, reg. $2 now $1 '.io.    Fancy, .'ill wool, reg. $11 50 now $2 05,  A BANNER YEAR  On Rubbers and all Footwear, and anything in our store not mentioned above a 20 per cent, discount will bo given.  ' 7  The.above only gives you a glimpse of the"sweeping redncLionsjwe are  milking. You can only realize what we are doing by paying us a vis.it.    '���������  -  PLEASE NOTE���������Thai wo are not going out. of Business.,just  now   as,  our trade is'too good for thai., And I'urtlier, our trade is improving also.'  Our customers are so nice iind'agieenble and numbers are  increasing' for  the reason that we are doing better for them all Ihe time.' *_  Wc are compelled to give you the benolil of this Enormous Sacrifice  Sale to make leiom for very laige spring importations.     Kespeolfully     *  W. J. GEORGE;;  Mckenzie avenul. ���������  Of Revelstoke Will be  1905.  Railway Improvements. Buildings, Public Works. Min-  ' ing and Lumbering.   "  In hist issue wo  published   pitrlicu-  ln s of tlie proposed extensive  railway  improvements   on   this   division ' for,  whicli'iin appropriation   of $1,700,000  was it-iked.   It' is now stilted in railway  ciiclos   that   the   iippropi-hit.ion    has  gone through en bloc���������the' first  iiinc  time   in   the   hiotory   of the rail way  that,Miciippi-opi-iat ions for this divison  have not been heavily out down.   The  new station and   yard   improvements,  as well as  extensive  improvements, to  thc porniiinenl. way east   and west are  assured, and will give  employment to  an immense labor force,'������o   that   thc  rail way. payroll will be the heaviest in  any year since construction.  ,   The   new   station   brings   with   it  numerous subsidiary improvements-of  the'most up-to-diito 'character.      No  provision hits been   miidojn  the plans  of lho new station for.  nn; co.viiViuKci.w, t1:i,i:oi;ai*ii      -  department,'and as  provision   has  to  bo made for this important  branch of  tho service it is understood   the company will, build a ' telegraph   oliico ''in  the business portion  of the-city, piobahly on the lot on'Mciv011'/.ic Avenue,  next \\". J. Law's, and which the company lias reserved from .-..ilo. <  The   big   waier, tanktwill   be done  away   with   and fa   first-class   water  supply   laid   through    the   yard,  the  engine tanks being Idled .from  stand-  pipes!     ,           A  .                     ���������   s  The enlargement of        -       ,      "   ,'  im; o. i\ it. fuiors  at Revelstoke is also to be undertaken  Joiiipany is  ���������Mail-  'Ordi  Dept.  C.B:Honie&Co.  1 Write  \.For  Samples  -..   LIMITED.-      '  DEPARTMENT a STORE  Underwear Bargains  A    ���������   Warm Underwear���������-a lino, of Boys'^ All-Wool Stanfield    ,  Regular price 90c. Selling  at  60c.     Fleece  Lined���������  Regular 50c'. Selling at 25c.   .Union Nice Soft Goods,  all sizes, and will fit boys from 5 years old up   to  16 *  - ,      years of age.    Selling at 25c. to 40c.    For Men and Youths.  Women's and Girls' Skirts  This is a Mixed Lot.  They are .well worth looking at.  If you need one in the ne.xt six months we  will  give ,  you one-third off the regular price.-   One-third Off for Cash.  Children's Dresses.  Here is a lino of Children's Dresses made  to fit girls from  6 to. 10  years,   lined   all  through and nicely-trimmed. 'We sold them  -at $4.50 up till now.    You  can  buy  them  at the low figure of $2.50.  Ladies'   :<  Fashionable  Winter Coats.  We have a few Ladies' Coats in Bl.iclc.and  ���������  Dark Grey.   Sizes 36, 3S and -JO.    While thoy  last we will sell $15 Coats for $10.    $10,Coats  for $7.50. . -  in tiie,near future. The  at Ia'st ��������� recognising that' Kevelstoke  must be the Spokane of western Canada, and it is stated by *��������� those who  have inside information that the com-,  pany's shops " at Revelstoke ' will  increase in capacity and ellicicncy so  as to handle the rapidly 'growing requirements of thc -company;..-in-' this  province.   ', ' ���������  A     ���������_       **i:w iiuir.niN-Cis.  4        - '���������������} 1 14  , In addition to the station, and probably the telegraph ollice, we saw a  letter received in tlic'city stating it is  assured that P. Burns ' and Co. will  start work this spiing oil their line  brick block at corner 'of McKenzic  Avenue and First Street.  The' Bourne - Macdonald - iUoscrop  Company will start work as soon lis  possible on' their building on First  Street.  Two of the friendly societies talk of  investing in real ��������� estate aiid substantial buildings.  Two large brick corner blocks nic  projected, 'but arrangements 'are not  completed sullicicntly to enable us to  announce when the work will begin.  There is every reason to believe a  substantial vote will be made at the  present session of thc dominion house  for a post ollice and custom house for  Revelstoke.  A substantial grant is also expected  for river improvements, and the provincial government should do some  thing in the way of work to open up  the country.  I Fish Creek, which are every bit as  | good as those now being operated,  and wo look for big'things from that,  section of the country. ' There is no  more promising , in in oral' dibit the  world over than the' Lardcait,,'and no  locality whore'there nic so iniiny excellent mineral showings.  Then on the Arrow 'Lakes -the Big  Showing is likely lo come to Mic front  as a leading zinc producer.  In the Bond there will' ho three  hydraulic" companies al work anil  three lode properties will bo operated.  i.uviukkixci.  .   The (lcpro-,*"ion in lumbering is only  temporary.     The industry is ono Unit  must soon lesiinic activity, employing  runny hundreds of   men  from tho' Big  Bond to the Arrow Lakes.    "The  Eni-  pire Lumber Company will ho operating two mills and the' Arrowhcnd-and  Big   Bend    Lumber   Companion   will  both be running full blast,in   spring.  ThcHovclstokc   Lumber  Company is  making preparations for a big season's  cut.     .The   Canadian Sawmills Coin-  pany is said to- bo   getting -out of its  trouble nnd   ready for' a   big season's  business." The , new, mill being built,  at-Threo Valley Lake 'by  the  Aluiuly  'Lumber   Company   will , be ,an   important 'addition    to   the, lumbering  industry of the district.      The   Yale  Columbia Lumber , Company   will be  big shipper)., nnd, the-ICiiniloops  Lumber Comp.'tny.will have their now mill  under way at k'nriiloops and their mill  at Fiiidorliydn full swing. -   ���������  The, Royal Lumber Company will  probably establish their mill d'uring  the coming season -to handle their  Lnideiiii, llivci* lumber-mid the Empire  Lumber .Company/and the Royal  'Lumber-Company-have' in 'prospect  tho establishment of mills on the Shu-  swap Lakes at at early (bite to handle  timber thoy own in the Adams River  district. ' .'.',,,  j Never has the outlook been brighter,  belter and more hopeful than today.  Thc prosperity of'the cast is coining  west. Those who have borne the lienl  mid-' burden of the'day���������who h.ivc  waited patiently through the years'  for'the development of the wealth elf  this section are about to, reap'their  reward, iintl they deserve it  Wc have"to ask the people of llovel-  stokc   lo   pull .together   shoulder to  shoulder for  the common   good,  and  for their own.,     No "mutter   how  wc  dilVer   in   politics or   religion  let the  best effort of every man  bo put  forth  to do the best he can   to 'pioinoto' the  good and progress  of  the   district, to  sink individual differences and realise  tlniL these are nothing, compared with  the grand object in view. -  ".'. With ,_a ..payroll .if.something like  $2,000,000 in sight for Revelstoke and  district there   is   every   reason to feel  jubilant, " hopeful 'and  satisfied  over  the outlook for the new year that  has  opened.     No   country   has   liner  or  better resoures and natural   .wealth in  tinibei-'and mineral,  while, the,many  spots of rich land in   the valleys   will  make homes  for hundred':  of ,s ttlers  who 'have   a   ready   market al their  door for all they can produce.    As the  industries   and   resources   of the district are developed   and   built, up so  will be the city   that'  is   its business  centre,"but   to   achieve  the best it is  necessary that   wc   should  all-give a  strong pull, a long pull, and'a pull  all  together, and people will hcnstoiii-dic-i  at what can be done by    mutual   help  and co-operation.  JUG-HANDLED  COMMISSION  Wild   Land Taxation  ��������� ������     Effect.  and   its  C. S. McCnrler has writ ton   the 'as-  sessmoiil, commission which  has been  silting at, Victoria   on   behalf   of   his  clients protesting against the (fixation  on timber lands.,  He point-,' cut  the  la.\ on a horse for instance in one per  oenr., whereas on, limber'land-   il  is  live |ioi* coiil-. and ho contend-, theio is  no   justification .for   such   dispaiity,  which can only lend   to  .piovont.  the  investment   of   capital.      li   nppe.ir.-  l-lie    owners    of     (,ho    ,l!ig'   , Rein!  limber lands decline if Ibis  luxation  is maintained   thoy  will   put on - lie-  biggest force thoy can 'gel,, cut oil' their  limber  as ipiickly  as   possible,   and  either mill it, here or float the logs, lo  Spokane for manufacture.     Mr.   Alc-  Carlor points out such a course would  overload the'lumber nun koi,''to  such  an extent that it would demoralise the  prices for lumber and put the industry  in an^cvon worse,position than now.  ,'At tho Board of Trade ineeling the  other  day   the' assessment   commission    was   chai.ictorisod    its   il'- jug-  handled nfl'iiii-devised , by the.  government  io" whitewash   tliem-clves.   ,If  the commission wanted to get nt   the*  fads and views of the-people why������did  thoy   sit' in   Victoria?-    Why,"   did'  they ' not, hold /meetings ,iu tho   interior to give the people nn opportunity of laying their taxation grievances  before Iheni '( ',     ,  This 'W\li Be a Record Christmas  Witn Us; For Fine Goods /  MEDITERRANEAN FRUITS  1904 C-RoP   ���������'      ���������;  f) Crown Cleaned -Filch.. Curtains in 1 lb pack.mes,       '  5 Crtiwi;'Cluster  R,ti-iVi, Bleached Sultana.,, Viileiuiii-Kaisuis/iMiis-  eatela mid Seeded ll.iisiu- in 1 lb packages.  Layer, Figs, ll.ite.-*, .Malaga Grapes, Shelled V.ilentia Almonds.    '    ���������   "  ������������������"ttilled Figs nnd L.ites in 1 lb fancy boxes.'       ' ���������   ,  Shelled  Wain nth, Sicily   Filberts, Grenoble   Walnuts, Bra/.ils, Ta.-i-n-  gou.i Abounds, l'uliohe.l 1'eo.uia. ' '  Orysttilized-Fruits in lib Uncy cartoons. - ,'*'.,"  Candied Lemon, Orange,111111 Citron Peel.'  Naval Oranges. ' , , ���������',<,',  Ben D.ivios nnd choicest viiiictics of Apples. , ,,7  j '.  In Our Grocery Department.  Our collection of Staple and Fancy Groceries cannot be surpassed in the Province. The, continuous selling wo have here  insures everything being fresh. If you are not one of our customers for Groceries send us word and we will call.  LIMITED.  IMPERIAL BANK OP CANADA  (Jaiiitiil Aulliorizod, $1,000,000.   (Jiitiitul Piiitl Up, $3 000000.    Host, $3,000,000.  Head Ollice, Toronto, Ontario.  Ilranclios in lho Nnrtliivosl Torriltirios, Manitoba, Ontario an,I Qiioboc.  Ami   tlio rollowliiK points in   Hrilish   Columbia:    CranbrtKik, Golrtoii,  Nolsoii, Itu^'olstuteo, Trout Lnko, Vaiicotivor iintl Victoria.    ,  , It Mkuimtt^ ProaliIUiil.\- ,"' 1). II'.'Wii.kii;, Vico-Pro.-.itlonl autl Gunoral Maungor.  15. ll.VY, Asiiistiitit/Ct-jiioriil MitiiiiBor. "_'W. Mowat, Chiof Inspector.  Revelstoke. Branch, B. C-  SaviiiK.q Duiiarlinoiil.-  -rA General Banking Business Transacted  -Doiui.sils Kiicoivail iintl Intoro.-a Allowctl. ,  Drafts .told aviiilitlilo in all purls of Canada, tliiitotl Statu.-- ant! I.nroiic.  Spocial aUonlion givon to collodions. A, I'. I'm its, MamiKor.  MIXING.  The mining prospects of the district never looked better. The high  grade silver-lend ores of the Lardenn  aro attinutmg great attention, and the  activity in that section will extend  over the whole district from Poplar to  Big Bend. '        ��������� ,  Thc Great Northern Mines is preparing-to res tunc active work at  Poplar.aiid will, enlarge its mill at  Camborne so iis to handle the ore  economically.  The Oyster-Criterion mine is regarded iis a proved producer with a  grade of ore -which can bo handled-  profitably under improved conditions  and the new manager, Mr. Cochrane,  is devoting his whole attention to  placing the company's n It airs in such  a condition that it will be able to  resume operations actively and under  the test conditions.  The Eva has Hgain started up its  mill and this mine is in better shape  than it has ever been to produce substantial results.  It is stated arrangements arc being  made for actively operating thc Goldfinch.  The Silver Dollar and the Beatrice  arc turning out well, the latter being  again a steady shipper. These two  properties give every promise of n  good account during the coming year.  The Mammoth is a new shipper  which is highly spoken of and the  Big Showing has one of the largest  ore-bodies in British Columbia. The  value of this property is evident from  the big-price the owners are setting  on it.  There   nre   a hundred prospects on  THE ESTIMATES.  Mines Department to be Created���������$37,000 for Columbia  River Improvements.  The dominion estimates provide  $20,000 for estiiblisnmcnt of a mines  department, and ' W. A. Gallilicr. M.  P., oi-ltiilph Smith, M. P., will probably be minister. Among thc votes  arc:���������Columbia "river, general improvements,-I'I 5,000; Columbia above  Revelstoke, $5,000 ; improvements  above Golden, $3,000 ; improvements  below Golden, $3,000 ; below Rcvo'-  stoko, improvements to Arrowhead,  $5,000; improvements between upper,  and lower Arrow lakes,-$'.l,.r)00 ; Xnith  Thompson river, $5,000; Salmon river,  $1,000; Spalhimcliccii river, at Kuiler-  by, $1,000; l.ossland armory, $S,500 ;  Kamloops, lower iS'icola oxtensi n via  Granite creek, Princeton, llcdloy,  Iveronios and Ftiirvicw to Penl-ielon,  $55,000.  OUTRAGE  Attempt rto   Murder .Russian  Czar and Family.''  St. Petersburg,' .Inn. 20.���������A determined attempt was made lo dcill the  Czar. During thc ceremony of blessing the.Neva waLois several'shuts were  liredand bullets 'cutcied tlioVindows  of the palace. . ,      ,   '���������  The ICmperor had a' miraculous  csc'iipc. 'Thc'missilcs came from a gun  of the Bourse battery, which was loaded with grape. Some, of the" bullets  actually struck,the little open chapel  in which his majesty was standing,  cut the stall'of one of the standard's,  iind fairly.riddlcd thc basement windows of tlie.pnliicc, killing a policeman  'outright aiid wounding an ollieer 'and  tincc ,,marines.- Had the gun been'  nimed a little lower the" charge of  grape might have wiped out the whole  Romanoff dynasty.      ���������    ��������� *       .  Everything on the surface seems to  indicate' thc existence of a deadly 'and  (lecp-hiid plot against the emperor in  which artillerymen were enlisted.  The ti-.'tible is intensified by a,labor  strike of,immense' proportions which  may .culminate in political revolution.  Cranberries,  Celery   and Hot Ho use Lettuce  All the Leading' Varieties of Christie, Brown & Co'sana '  ' '       McCo'rmack's FANCY BISCUITS.     ,  '"    '  Cakes and Pluiii'J'uddings in l.and 2'l  Weil ley's Mince,iMe.it in packages.  b tins.  The'Following Delicacies Just To- Hand fori Xmas Trade:''  i '   . , *���������   a'  Kjtig, Oscar Sardines   >:,  Choicest small fish, fine Olive oil, no bones or scales.    -    " '<���������  Sporttnnn, Morilaleb and other leading varieties of Sardines.  . "    '  -Belhind's Pish Btills. '��������� : i   ' ",-'',.  u Pineapple. Fig and Orange .Marmalades in 1 lb glass jars.       ������    -'.    -'  Lnzcriby's.Assbi-'ted Concentrated Soups, '      '     ,     '���������','.  Gillnid's J'ickles in 20-bz bottles, j ' .  Splendid assorrinei'tof Robiiisoii'.s_Fancv'C.indies, Crcams.,Chocolales  .-   %   and Bon-Bons in land 2 lb'fancy boxes.' "     -, (���������   '  Consignments'of Japanese Oranges received daily. " "   *f     . '  ���������"ai  Fancy and Staph Groceries I  r i '  , Otu stock is the'most complete in the city and our prices attractive. You like, to deal lit n Grocery House where goods look nice  and clean; where clerks are politcancl obliging; where deliveries are  . made on time; above all, where you know you are getting'tlie best on.  ' the market at the fairest of price*.    That's'the sort of house w'eeke'ep.\  Call nnd be sine of.i.;.    Compare our prices and examine the quality  and vaiiety.pf our goods.      ,   ' ' -, J,;  "Choicestebr.-fncls or Flour. Oatmeal, etc., always in stock.1 " ,-',/  Bran, Shorts, Chop, W;he:ir,'cte., at lowest market prices. 'p'  . Fresh   Vegetables���������Potatoes,    Beets," Cabbages,  Parsnips,' Turnips,-,  Carrots, etc. ���������-��������� ~   -       7 - -   ��������� ,      .......  Special quotations in 'qua 11 tities. ..  _ A,-, ,���������',.     .  ._. _��������� '       --L, A.\,  LUMBERING.  i  Activity in East Kootenay.  IMPORTANT VISIT  Of American Institute of Mining  Engineers. '  As the American Institute of Mining Engineers will visit British Columbia in -June E. A. llaggen, who is  a member of the Institute, has been  asked by Lhc committee to undertake  the arrangements for tho visitors sec:  ing the objects of interest from a mining point of view in this district. A  steamer excursion lo the Big Bend, a  banquet at Rcvclsloke, and a trip to  take in Fish Creek section, Trout  Lake, the Ferguson Minos Company's  mines, train ways and mines at Ferguson, and the Poplar camp would  probably form the host means of entertaining the visitors and at the same  time draw their attention to the  mineral resources of the district. An  exhibit of metalliferous and mice ores  might also be arranged. Mr. llaggen  will bo glad if those who have any  suggestions to make for the ciitei'tiiin-  iiidnt of the visitors will communicate  with him.  Hast ICooleniiy lumbermen consider  thc outlook of the market bright and  are making arrangements for -a big  cut. Ileie is the output, being arranged for by the different East Ivoot-  enay mills during the c'dmiiigscason :  Ward rope Co. 5,000,000 feet, Pernio  Lumbci- Co. 8,000,000 foet, Elk River  Co. 8,000,000 feet, Crow's'Nest Co.  10,000,000 feet, Mclimes mill 3,000,0'nO  feet, Standard Co. '1,000,000 feel,  Edolph mill 4,000,000 feet, Uranbrook  Co. 2,500,000 feet, East Kootenay  Lumber Co. 8,000,000 foet, Robinson  .fc McKcnzie 3,000,000 feet, King  Lumber Co. 0,000,000 feet. .North Star  Co. 0,000,000 feet, Staples mill 0,000,-  000 feet, Carriithcrsinil] 3,000.000feet.  The capacity of the Staples mill has  been increased to 100,000 feet a day.   ,  '  <s-  The Dixie Jubilee Singers.  A superb company of -oven ctiltimd  artists. A male quartet that excels  even among jubilee suigeis. Their  usual pii/gr.iin will be given on Tuesday evening, consisting of selections  from jubilee songs, negro comic songs,  plantation songs, cabin and river  songs, negro, melodies, sentimental  songs, camp .meeting .song's, ballads,  negro lulliihys and classical selections.  The Methodist church, Tuesday evening at 8.15. Tickets 75c. "Ticket  holders will kindly secure seats before  7.-I5 p. 111, Non-ticket holders will be  admitted after 7..I5.  Agents for McCleary's Famous Ranges, Stove's. Heaters, etc,  Leading lines in Hardware, Crockery and Glassware.  I ^Bourne firi?**.   niMiniiBimmiiiii^^ iiiiiiiiii������" m f���������.  HOMES    FURNISHED   ON   MONTHLY  PAYMENTS.  Another Carload of Furniture just arrived.    Carpets, Linoleums,  Oilcloths, etc.    Sewing Machines, Ileintziniin Pianos. *  R. HOWSON & CO., FURNITURE DEALERS AND EMBALMERS.  \JT.    -������x������  Fashionable Tailor.  Good    Workmanship.      Perfect   Pit,  Union   Made.  McKENZIE AVENUE  R.  ,      Next  HOWSON  it   O  The  Revelstoke  Restaurant  ���������MRS. II, J. HANI-JURY,  First-Class Table  .Manageress.  is  now open  for business.  Private Dining Boxes  Large IJiiiingrnrun feu- Banquets, Suppers, etc.  Furnished Rooms To Let  . FIRST STREET.  REYELSTOKE.     -  To Cough oi  Cough,  (Provincial autonomy for tho northwest will bo the principal business  of- the session at Ottawa.  nol lo  thill's lhc question.     Sencc'i  Cough Syrup Cures.  25o and 50o a bottle.  Walter Bews, Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer.  Next lliiino's lilncle.  THE MOLSONS BANK  Iiicorimratml l.y Act of Pnrliiimoiit, liVi.  HlvAD OFFICE, - - MONTREAL.  W.vi. Molson ALu-ruKHSd.v. Pies. S. II. Evving, Vic-e-Pres.  .Lv.viks Elliot, General Manager.  Capital paid up, $3,000,000  Reserve, $3,000,000  Everything iu  way of banking  business" tiiinWcle(V'vvfthotii un'-'  necessary delay.  Interest crciliU'd twice ii year nl current  rates on   Savings Bank  deposits.  M  anager,  Rkvblstokk, li. C.  //// THE KOOTENAY MAIL
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ADVERTISING     HATES  , on      miplicntioii
Lhantte--! In standing; ailveirii-eiiioiit* iiiii-t
t>e in by 9 n. m. VVceiiie-elny ofe.iuli week lo
_   soenru good di-pliiy.   .Standing luliem-nig
iniute'r will be-clunked lwice a month without   extra   clinr^u      Koi-  moie  ficeuieiil
sJlcnuion- the  time occiijue-d   in imikiiii;
same will be- qlini-gc-d al u-.ti.tl r.ttes.  ,
JOB PRINTING pronipllyc.tecuti-d -it rea-on-
,       able rate-.
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writer, not nece-sm-il}- foi publication, bin
ib-cvule-ncc of good fail)), rjoric-nuiiilciicc
-hould be brief. ,     ,
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favor us with thelp assistance In
' making: the KOOTENAY MAIL, the
most valuable advertising- medium
in the Kootenays by giving- tho
preference , when making purchases to those firms who are
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R.   MORRISON,
D 12 N T I S T
Om-ick : ���
,  OVER   HEWS   Pit CO   ST     ,, .
DWARD A. HAGGENA
.Mining, Enginkkb,    ,
(Mem. American  Institute* Mln ni; Kiikiik-ct!-)
(Mem. Canadian Mining! .   tituto.)
,   'Revklstokk, B. 0.   ' '
Examination  of and  rcporu on' Mineiul Pro-
,    ���        pertics a Specially.
HARVEY, McUARTER
A   ___.    , AND PINKMAM,
. barristeks, solicitous, etc.
OFFICES :     MoLsO.V-J    Ha.VK    Ill.OOK,    ItKV'l:!.-
STOKE, li. C. ���  |
Money to loan. , -     ,
(    Officer Kerelstoko, B. C.; Fori Steele, II. C.
Geo. S. McCaktkk,
A. M.   PlNKHAM,
r, Revel-toko, B. C.
who were in the House at (he time
tlieriniquitous S. it 0. railway deal
was put through ?   , Did lliey then
see that   Ihe   people's  rights   weie
safeguarded ?      Not  much !     The
then government, of   lho 'day'   (lo
which    the    present    Conservative
government <* is   strongly   linked)
laughed    lhc   Opposilion   lo  scorn
over (his nnd similar'railway outrages.     It was Ihe rule  (hen,   nnd
it Iiii? prevailed pretty much up lo
the present, thai railway promoteis
of nil f-orts could gel, everytli'ing in
-sighl, and oui, of sighl.   The, then
member for this riding was,   if   u'e
aie nol   greaily   mistaken,   Chief
Commissioner of Lauds tv   Works
when 'this' lovely   H. tt 0.   burden
vvas fixed on the people!   And- yet
one will hear  individual  electors,
when a campaign is on, say Ihi.Vil
makes no difference'to tliein,   that
il is not a dollar in or'out' of their
pockets whom, or which side is returned, find thai tl,iey will vote for,
Mr. So-and-so because he has asked
them' first, or  is   a   "jolly   good
fellow 1"
FRUIT CULTURE.
B.  C. Fruit Makes Name   in
i
London.'
One of Ihe most, pioiuisini; in
dustiies in liiili-.li Columbia i.s fnlil
cull tire. Whik (he ('ik.iiiiii'iiii Villi"*,
i.s nt pic-cnl Ihe hnnnei loolily lm
fruit repot I - fiom' Sdulh Kuulen.iy,
the Anow    Likts,   and    ihe'  i <mi>11 v
A PluNtLlVtS iitivil'bti.
There died at the Vei non Hospital
1,'lot week, in, tlio person of Charles
biower one of the en ily seitlers of the
Ok.iii.igan. Tbe laic Ah. Biewcr, who
'iv.is about 75 .vo.ii'o of .ij.;e, was born nt
RocklAnd, .Maine, .11111,0.11110 out west
like ninny another vigorous and
lenturi'sonio young man 10 make his
ft). (11 no   in    lho'gold    mines.       Tho
SELKIRK   LODGE, NO   12,   > I. O. 0. F.
:?3_?Sa"=^����'>~^^      Moots every Tiius-ilu.
"68") Mr^. evening in Selknk
Iftill at 8 o'clock.
Vihitin-.; biclluen cordially invited to at'
lend.
J. MA Till B. Sl'f
K. C. CiOUCII, N.G.
,, ....V. ,11,1 l,,ltl'l,, ,.,-......4 ... ...V ��.',-���  V--4"	
from K.i In mil In h) linn   .ippi-.u   lobe   ilecensed had *"Oine  'luck   at   the Rig
liciid camp, aftei' which he came tp
Ibis valley, and onleied into paitnei-
slup with E.il. Tronson, in fanning,
hoiso and cal,i,le lnising, etc., owning
i.inches in While Valley and near
heie. , They also operated the lirst
sic.iin sawmill in those purls, logelher
f-. IIIHS3J
aitj,3H .,. _
OUR CHRISTMAS NUMBER
J. A.'Hakvkv, <
Fort Steele, 13. C.
JOHN .MANNING   SCOTT    B. A.
- L. L. B. ',      ,    /
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.,
First, Street.' Revelstoke, B.C.
abeimootena^flDail
SATURDAY,  JANUARY  21, 1905
It is stated that, Ralph Smith is
to, be appointed a   member   of  the
dominion cabinet with portfolio of
' 'labor.   If this is realised Mr. Smith
will, in 16 years, have risen1 from
the position of a working miner to
the highest position in the land���a
tribute to the manner in which the
liberal.party, recognises merit  and
seeks to open to the ranks   of thc
workers the highest recognition for
those who prove deserving of it.
Tokens of Appreciation."
Heie aro some of the letters received
from subscribers regarding our holiday number ��� "The holiday number
.was ' very' nice we enjoyed it "very
much."' '   ,
'���Just a line to congiattilatc you on
your recent holiday number. It wal
certainly a great ciedit to yoii and 1
found it most interesting in every
particular. Wishing you a prosperous
'New Yeai." ��� >,   ��� _
PoDflCAL.
** 'Tne annual meeting of the Vernon
Cential Consciviitivo Association was
held Monday in Cii'inc'ioil's hall. Thc
chief business was lho election -of
oflieeis, which lesulted as follows.���
.Honorary picsidciits, Price Ellison;,il.
P. P., 12. J. Tronson; president, W. T.
Shatfoid ; 1st vice-president, James
Stoddcis ; 2nd vice-president, T. 12.
Crowell;' 3rd', vico-picoidcnt, IL. D.'
Dayton; sccictary, ' S. .V. Shatford;
tie.isurcr, W. F. Cameron.��� With the
exception of-the 3id vice-piesi(lent,-ll.
D. Dayton, all held oflico last year.
TREE SEEDS.
,,Big Order Jo be Filled.    -
Air. J. Henry, the veteran   nursery-
w    ��� man of Vancouver, has been  commis-
the manner in   which   evidence  is  sioned to secure something like 3,500
THE TAXATION COMMISSION.'
Like everything else the McBride
.government has undertaken the
tax commission which it has appointed is a farce.     Judging  from
being taken the commission is
1 purely an ex parte affair designed
to defend the iniquitous taxation
methods of the government, with
their further proposed imposts, and
no attempt is being made to get at
the true bearing of taxation generally. For instance the provincial
, mining association should have
been given the fullest opportunity
for the expression of expert opinion
on the most important industry of
the province with a view to honestly remedying the present defects of
mineral taxation, but no that
would not 5nit tlie government,
who sets up two of its members
to pass judgment on its own acts.
Mr. Buntzen is only a dummy be
tween the two minister;., who will
endeavor to use him for their purposes,n ndMr. Kerr, while a shrewd
man has little chance lo do good
work.
pounds,of thc much wanted tree seeds
for export chiefly to Denmnik.
Mr. Henry will be glad to ,t,'ike all
the'clean Douglas fir and cedar seeds
he can get. paying Jf-l.aO pei pound
for the former and $2 a pound foi the
cedar seed. These seeds cnu easily be
secured by gathering the cones from
thc trees, or aftei they have fallen.,
and spieading them out,on a titrht
Moor'or on sheets of paper in a dry
room. In a few days the cones will
open and the seeds will drop out by
Stirling them over occasionally. The
seed can then bo cleaned with very
little trouble by the use of a sieve, or
by pouring from one receptacle into
another in a slight breeze to sep.uate
the light seed and diit. Tliere is good
money in it foi those who will take
the trouble. To anyone Ii'viul- in the
neighborhood of lodging opcration.-
paiticulai-Iy theie is a good opportunity to make money. The cones
can easily be collected by the *.iekfnl.
and the ie~t i.- ea.-v.
.sections   f ii'ii-.thlc   to   fi nit   i-iillti
Rul the u.ieile-,' Iril.utr- to 'IJ. !'.   run
was Mie display    \Uiy.t\    I lot I tciilt tiial
Sociclj 7 show in London   asl  month.
Oflhisthe  \<rent General     icpmled
"The    Nova    Hcoii.i    apple-   weie, I
thought evcejlcnl, but l.iiii-li ('ohuii-
bia.etiino'f.ir ahead; thoie   was   much
mine   nf   il," and    the   npple.s looked
wonderfully attractive.      We   had s,.
cured, I Hunk, far the best p .silinn in
the, ha I, having , practically   a    buy-,
raised comp.u liiiunt. of  the   hall all tn
oursi'lvts.   As you know, the frt.it haj-i
boon lying heie for   a    mouth,   audi
felt a little noivous about il,   nnd per
sonally saw most of  the   eases   mid n
selection   made   fiom   oaeli   fin'   the
tables.    It really was the great feature
of Ihe'show, next to, the West' Indian
display of tropical fruits of  all   kjii'tb.
It is really ipiile lomni kable   whal an
nltraotioii    there   seems   to   be about
Britiih Columbia fiuit' here now;  our
section was crowded-all   day.     Theie
was ii meat demand   for    bulletins, of
which we distiRuited luiiidieds. When
it was known  that   Hi ilish   Culumhi.i
had again received the highest   aw.ml.
the gold medal, we weie heailil.,   eot.-
[giatulated on'.ill hands.      I, am   eeii-
lielent that  ihoio will   be   in,n.y going
from heie to take up fruit'land in our
province   tio.vt  yeai.       but   now   the
London    fruit , nieiohants    have    got
Stiongly iniuie-jtcd.    'The sccielaty nf
thoAiiny    and  Navy stores   inloi ined
mo   i hul,   thoy   would    like   lo ui.iku
ai'i-aiigemeiila " loi    obtaining   icgiil.ir
shipinei.lo nevt'year.     Now   ihisiauf
gie.it ini]iji-t.nice, .is il tlio  Aiuiy.iud
N'ivy stores make .i  specially   of   ���
fruit,,tho other J>ig con'cci ns, ,fcin;li as
ll.-urod's, WliilloySand olheis, jnttst
have them."' ' ,
��� AI. Garcia, the f" laigest Liniiluii
fruit dealer, complimented UiiinIi
Coliimbi.i on the quality and condition of lho flint. The distance, fiom
England, howevei, issogtcnt lhat he
advises only   two   vaiieties   ofaiip'cj
aie   likely   to   give   sulliciciil reiiin-
,        i .
nciative reluiiis to thc grower orslup-
pei    to    Eiigl.uul,  nanmly,   Now ton n
J'ipoins andoSjiit/. Ileadds.  , '
"The Xew tow n l'ippius.jit tlio show
were cei tainly'sonic of the lincst  that
1 have ever -.ecu.' H'c arc in the habit
o,f leeoiving ninny tiicitis.intl-, ol Unci
of Oregon Newtowns,,.mil-I feel sine
that yoitis, il managed by evpet icnecd'
people, will be able to compete wuh
them.''
The applus slioivn weie mainly iiotn
the Ok.iiiiig.iu Valley.    ~
Kootenay Lodere No. ISA   F, &AM.
*i��     *--/^^L' Tlie  l-ueiiliu*   meet-
iiik- .tin held in I lie
Mu-oinu Temple,
jiIdKullows Hull, on
tlie IliirdAI outlay in,
acli month ,U, 8
'I'.ui. Visil iiii? li ret li
ieii coidially w-el-
coined.
C.'A. PUOOUNIIOIl, Snoitin-AHY.
e.ii lying on a successful and paying
business. l'.utrAIr. biewei at times
was possessed of an iiniest and longed
for the excitement of the gold mines,
so ho once more set out to seek'for
the yellow gold in iis virgin stale
going this time lo the Oniincca and
1'eaee river eounliies al tho time of
the rush there.,. However the beat'iti-
fill hills and vales of the Okaiiiigan
t'iilied him, and back he came to live
the remainder of his life among old
liiends, respected and thought well of
by idl. ,_ "       ,
The funeral took place Sunday
afternoon to the Vciiion comotry, the
following acting as pall bearers':' 12.
.). Ii'i-onson" Thomas Ellis,(I'cntictoii),
Win. Heron, W. K. Ctuncioii, Price
Ellison, Alex.elihnic.
' ei-
'  Startling But True.'
��� , r
People the world over were horrified
on    learning   of 'the   burning    of   n
Chicago theater in   which   nearly six
handled  people' lost' Iheir  lives, yet
more than Jive times   (his  number "or
over   3,000  people died   from   pneumonia   in   Chicago dining thc same
year, with sen coly a day 'passing. 12vcrj,
one of these oases  of   pneumonia . rc-
sulted'from   a r,cold   and could   have
been prevented   by  the   limoly uso of
Chamberlain's   Cough   'Rcii'cdy.     A
great many who   had, evety le.ison to
'fear pneumonia have wauled  id oil' by
the prompt use of this  remedy.   'The
following is an instance ,of  this soil;
"Too much cannot be said in favor  of
Chamberlain's   Cough    licmcdy,   and
especially for colds'iind   influenza.' I
know   that   it   Clued   my    daughter,
La in a, of ii sevorj cold, and   I   believe
saved her life when she was thteatencd
with pneumonia.'"     W.   D.   Wilcox,
Logan, New York.     Sold"by all druggists.
C. J. Wilkes
MACHINIST &
BLACKSMITH
LATI'I 12"AVO\\K A SPECIALTY
��� Licensed Auctioneer, for Cily
''of Revelstoke.
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lili7SJEN��WDlIiiflNS*
W< A. McDonald
PLASTERER &,]SI.1CKLAY12R
-  A-, f     REVELST0JCI2
'    -       i*
The only fiist-clnss plasterer, in town.
Let mo know your icqiiiicmcnts.    A
Carload of Lime jusliiiiported.' A Car
load of Itriuk tiiidci* older.
i.v A-i-iuicrivuSia.N is 4t Uusi.suss I'lioiiuonu
J. R. Thornton
Painter,   Paperhanfi-or ,
and Sign Writer
SIGNS   A   SPECIALITY. '
'  ���" ADD It IMS : V.O. IiOX iV2, i.r
SBCONI) ST., Ikliind C. I>. R.'Shops.
t.'   Ortlors lorml J. W   llcimull's will li'o
prtiiniill} aLluiitluii tn.   ���      , J
J.    SAMSON     iy
Painter, Paper-hanger,- Signwriler
. ,      IvALSOAIlNING    D,ONI2.
Orders receive prompt allenlion.
S.   IstL^Js/Lj^EztCDlsr
BLACKSMITH, and WHEELVVRIGHf
'   , -        REVELSTOKE, I!, 0. ' l
K    , i , ' , '
has been appointed agent, foi Ihe Eau-cliihl Go. of Winnipee;, Ihe John
, Dccnvl'low Gonipany, Ihe Aloline, Wnf).on Crnnp.-iiiy, and the 'Camilla
Carnage Coiiipany.ol' Rrockville, and will cany luil slocks of cullers,
wajgdiis, plows, c.'iii'iage furnishings and agricultural implements of
all kinds.    , '
Ordeis placed with him will l>or'filled wilh'lhe  best class nf in,uiti-
l.icliues in llio market.       ', * ��� '
Second street,
REVELSTOKE
(5-
Jas. I. Woodrow,
BUTCHER.
Retail Dealer \n^~^maanzs^>-
BEEF, , PORK,
-..   *      MUTTON, Etc.
���"- ��� ,    ;
Fish and Game in Season.
��� All oi-doih |iioni|ill- lilled.
REVELSTOKE, B. C,
Wishing you all a Happy New Year
,.  i' -Wc i-ecoinniend yon In come lo.us for your '
, Hardware, Cutlery, Skates and Straps,' Sporting Goods ���
.    *    Rifles, Shot (inns and Cartridges*
Tildcii-fiiinicy Famous "Souvenir" Stoves and Cooking Ranges
,'    . Cnoking'iiteiisils antrall kinds of riei'eiiir'llaitlw.-ii'e. ',
listiin.ilet. given on   Plii'nibing work, Tii'isinith'*- work   and  Repair woik,
Mot water and Steam  Heating. ,, ,
Al.iil Oidei's receive our prompt anil careful attentioii
W. M. LAWRENCE, Revelstoke
Agent TILDEN-GURNEY CO,  Hamilton. '     '
Corner    Uoiif-l.i
and Iviii^ stieots
R.   A.   I.   SOCIETY MEETING.
The a nn mil meetiiu- of the Royal
..giiciiltnr.il .ii-d Iniiiistrial Socicly
i\a= held at Xew We.-tiniiistc-i- last
Saturday There iv.is .i l.ais-c .it'end-
tuiee of meiiiliei- irmn all part.-'of t! e
Pioviiice. !"he liii.inei.-i! ^tatcmnit
presented by the sfcnt.iry .-bowed
thnt subscriptioii-i'.iiiseiui.tmg t.i fsT-J
weie still  tine        Were    llii-   .inionnt
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LEARN SHORTHAND   AT HOME
by coriespoiidencc. * 10 weekly lessons
will niako you'porfecl. ' ,
OBTAIN, HIGHER SALAltV
Shoithand is nowadays indisponsiblo
to   everybody.      Ulili/.e   spare   time.
Very nioder.tlo fee.     Wc proemc positions.    WiiLo for ficc booklet. '"
Cuni'kai, Coiii:i-:si*oxi)i:.y(jE Coi,i,i-:t!K,
215, Temple Chanibcis,             >    .
Temple Avenue, London, 12.C.
P. BUBN��)&,CO.
. Wholesale andfeetail ',1
.   .   .   .   Meat Merchants.
"���".',* -���������.������--^ *"'       ' 7    '
Head Office, Abattoir and Cold Storage:.
, ",   "", ��^^^Calgary,, Alberta
Vancouver, B. C.
Wm. Fleming-
"Wholesale and Kcl.ul '
Meat Merchant..
Fish   and   Game   in    Season,
First St., Revelstoke.
Do yo\i warvt to  add .������,
/ $320 to your income? ^
It will only require a few minutes of your timo eyery day to e.irn $330 .1 vt-.tr. .You can
earn it will, a Chatham Incubator. A No. > Chatham Incubator will hold from 100 to 120
CITE"*���accorilinKtoiizeofepc... Eighty chicken! in a low average hatch���uicrs of Clialhani
Incubators will tell you so. Chicken are alway. in demand and the suppl} is nlnajs short,
so hrty cent^ �� the avcrag-e price secured. If you only lake oft eight hatches 111 att-.ir. that
pives you an income of $3*0.00. Wouldn't that extra amount he useful to vou ? ""J licit of
alt, you can buy a
Chatham Incubator without one cent
of cash until October, 1905
There couldn't lie a fairer
t'    .1   -limit -ll, (.111-
THE ,-i. iV;,0. RAIL WAV.
Although   the C. P. R.  oflicialt
who paid Vernon a visit la-.t week
intimated they did not care to look
into the grievance.-   of   the  people
against the .-en-ice given  over the
Ji. st 0., it i; likely   they observed
for themselve.- a thing   or  two   in
this connection, and it i.- very probable     that     what   they   learned
directly or indirectly will he acted
upon, let us hope, in the near  fi.i-
ture, and that  the hard .--hips   and
inconveniences  the  bft.-ines.-   men,
and people generally, of the whole
valley .--uffer on account of the inadequate   railway  service   will   be
removed.
The agitation of this matter
'through the press, etc., must bear
fruit; but it is. not only to the railway company that the people
should pre.-.- for redrefes. If the
company is not living up to its
contract, it is plainly the duty of
representatives in parliament to
see that they do.     This,  it would
seem, has been entirely neglected.
, And what  about   some   of   the[ Okiinagan Valley, which wouli
members   of  the local  legislature! main source of supply.
FARM AND ORCHARD.
As allowing the piogre.-siif the fruitgrowing indtiatiy in the' Ok.m.ig.in
Valley, about ")0 c.irlcatl- of fruit wen-
shipped from Kc-lowna last sci-ion. an
incic'a-e of .-even carload- over pie-
vioti- year. Of this export Stirling
and i'itcairn shipped .'100 tent, of
apple.-1 including shipment:, to England. The Cold-tieiiin E-tntc i-
undor.-tood to have shipped ����� imiI.ir
ijtuintity from Vol non,
It i.i not generally known that imit
is being .-ticce.-.-'l'iilly grown in .Mum-
tob.i, but the coii&ii-* return- ihow
I,oil 1 niiple tree.-, 21,liOI pliniM, ,S,|()2
cherries and 'JO.'! grape vines in bear
ing in that province nnel seve-r.il
hundred bearing trees of Ihcsami-
fruits in the territories
An i nd tiati v which -hould be kept
in view for di-tncts where the l.tnel i-,
being closely settled ,is sugar-beet
culture. This bunch of farming is
extensively nnd succuc-sfiilly cain-il
on in oilier p.u is of the piovine-e, .md
at Raymond there is n. lieet-siicar
factory in operation. 'There in ���o
reason why tliere-should not ��� be tnie
in  this   iirovince,   prcferiibly   in   the
be the
paid theie vvoii'd '
on hand The ebeii-.o ..l ..lhc. rs,
director.- etc feidrnwd Hon. J * >.���i
(lent. Hon Ii. G T.u.lov.. \:et-.ii.t;
President T.J Tupp ',\"( w Wi-rn-in-
i~ti*r G. I), biwimci iv.i- 'b.-tnl
linnor.ii-v Ir.-.i-un i, .iikI V\ II K. .iy
man  i;ii    and    werel.ii ���>        The   \ .>,>
Wo are iocciv m���j WocMj .-lupniciils of
Choice DAIRY Butter
in Small Tubs
.In-t the thin���- foi K.imily U'sp.
M I
]iie-iiii-nts - let-led wt re ���       I1    fi   IC
Victoii.i    I!. I    .   A     C    Wi lb    ('lull;.
('    T. W. .-.tiding,   Keii.wn.t
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amend, e! t,,   ,,l|.,u    ,,|    ; lie . i.vi <
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?! L  THE KOOTENAY. MATL  ' 'I  "'  v  '  J.1 '  l>  j;i  1  k  ?!  A PLUCKY  LIEUTENANT.  ,:*������:Pf ji;'  ^  iilWiiiiililiii  In south America and" Australra pasture is abundant and  j? oxen of the finest quality are plentiful. Bovril is prepared from  these oxen and the supply is'so considerable as to enable the  ���������manufacturers to use the best materials at a nominal cost.*" It  is prepared by a special process, which ensures the retention of  both the stimulating and nourishing properties of the beef,  thereby differing- from ordinary'meat extracts or beef tea,'which  merely stimulate without nourishing. "  'B-dvrii-rs^L:  ORIENTAL HOTEL  - ��������� _,       ,     ���������,,-,, -  ���������   ' .,    , ably furnished with������lhe choicest ihe market'  affords.    Best  Wines,   Liquor's, & Cigars. ' ,  , Rates $ i a "day.    Monthly rale.        ' ���������- ���������-,  J.'  ALBEBT,4    STOITE'    ^EOP.  THE EVA.  Again  Producing Gold Bricks.  This woll-knovvn Fish Creek mine.  ,'is "in" better shape than '-ever and  started-up last,.,week, to-.pound out  gold bricks. The'.tramway has been  renewed, and is being supplemented  by ii 6nl5y tram to enable ore to be  shipped from the different mine 'levels.  Thc company . will install a , compressor. A. IL Grnccy is in charge  and,will probably take up his'residence in Ca ni borne.  >'  Thc   coming   spring .is,cxpccted to  show a great revival of mining activity  .on i'ish Creek.  LARDEAU MINES.  , (Review)      '   -'-,  -    ; ���������   '������l.'x-. ],.,'rj'  ' Col. Drayton'is making a'dcal   with  Dr. Milloy, to operate  the. I. X. L. on  , Silver Cup mountain. - ",  ,  Tin: sui'i'irisu.  l'"or the piisst three1 months tlie'crcw  , have boon engaged in"uncovering the  lead, which.has. now   been'   done  .for  'some 2,500   feet.      Four, shafts   have  'boon.sunk in ,that  distance 650  feet  apart. -Three of   the shafts  are  now  , down''25 feet and No. 3 is sunk 30 feet:  'It is intended to  continue  this "shaft  for at least 100 feet, nnd M"os. 1, 2 and  ���������I to the depth of 50 feet. .' This  class  of work has been done with'the object  of making n good ,sho.v   for  the  market, as R.  P.' Eraser,   Pictoti,'  N..S.,  will boon the ground with a party of  capitalists in the early spring.  '   All the shafts have been sunk along  side the lead, and a  vast   nmcuiit   of  ore has been encountered.    From -N"o.  -i some very rich samples were shown  us, it  being   the   method   to   obtain  samples for  assay  at   every  10   feet.  There is now estimated to be $1,500,-  000 worth of ore blocked out.  If the sale is not effected in 'the  spring it is the hi tent ion of the present company to at once erect a concentrator to treat the lovv.-grade ores.  About a ton a day is being taken from  Xo. 4 shaft,' and there tiro also two  stringers of clean ore, 1-1'inches and  10 inches respectively. -The remainder of the lead is right in concentrates,  with an average of 15 per cent, clean  ore.  will  have acquired, interests   in   the  Lardeau',.   , , , '.  Now that'our company is free'from  litigntion,rthore is no doubt at all|tliat"  the contoniplated 20 scamp''mill will  beat once installed on the ' Lucky  .lack nnd Swede groups, tint, is, it  will bo located where it will ��������� servo  both. 'Then wo will turn-out the'  yellow metal in dividend-paying quantities and steadily. .There is"now absolutely nothing in the way. Prosperity is in'sight for Poplar, Ferguson,  Fis.li Creek, and'every other camp in  the district. They arc all in the belt  yvhich is the' richest undeveloped region on tlio continent.  "We noticed your account of thc  -John L. mine.- The owners were-modest. , They didn't tell you the whole  truth. They have 2-1 feet of very rich  ,orc uncovered.y The - whole of the  country is rich, so rich that exaggeration is almost impossible./ The Swede  group will prove another llomestake.  Certainly the ftituic looks bright.  "The elections on both sides of the  line being over, aiid the governments  iiubotli instances being returned by  unprecedented .'.majorities, ensures  stability for nt least four years. The  etl'ect will be to inspire greater confidence than before."' l'at.sy Clark's in-  vcstn'cnf is only the first -indication.  Soon lhcio will be'a regular Mow of  American money here for investment.  '���������\Ve 'consider that development  \vork~bii the Swede'group is ove'iy Wc  arc milling the-ore taken - from the  surface down. On the Eva -we are  down 700 feet. On the results lit that  depth it is not surpassed by anything  in California "or Colorado. ,ln fact  nothing on this continent has shown  better indications than the Lardeati  district.- It is; all free-milling gold.  The' Wiiterpoivci- available on tbe spot  is unsurpassed nowhere. Timber is  plentiful nnd the climate for mining  purposes all the year round is unequalled. In fact every advantage for  profitable mining is found there-  He IVat IiiMvlJortliiiutc, but lie Sured  ' Hill     Vc-I.M-1.  Reuben Pinkli.uu, a native of. Nantucket,, made his lirsttrip as third lieutenant on the ship Potomac, which  crossed' the north Pac-iiic, a region  little'known to ii-ival vessels ,in the  early thirties. Pinkbaiu'bad been on  several whaling voyages, and was familiar with those waters. The author  o'f "Tho "Island of Nantucket" says  tliat one day, near si'insei, lie had the  watch, while tbe 'commodore vvas pac-  ini? up and down the deck,  Suddenly Pink nam gave' the order,  "Man,the weather braces!"  "What's that for?" asked the commodore.     '*'       '     , -  "Wo shall have wind in "a moment."  The commodore went to the lee'rail  and scanned the sea and sky. "I see  no signs of wind," lie returned. "Let  the''nien leave the braces." -    -  Tho crew dropped the ropes.  "Keep, hold of the braces, every man,  of you!" called out Plnkliani, and the  men resumed their grasp.'   The commodore- flushed  with  auger  iind   exclaimed in peremptory tones:   it- '  "Let the men leave the braces!" and  again the,braces were dropped.  1 "Don't any of you dare to drop th������'  ropes!" shouted ,1'liiklittin, shaking his  trumpet at'the crew, who , once more  took hold. 'Just then tiie wind dropped  entirely; not n breath,stirred.'    ,  "Taut, taut! II(iiil,*'iill of you!" called  Plnkham, and the ponderous yards  fawung to, reversed position. Tho wind  came out.of the opposite quarter und  struck the ship like n sledge hammer.  The vessel staggered, shook the spray  from her bows'and dashed a head., The  commodore disappeared into his cabin  without saying a word. ��������� ' L.  , , Presently he sent the first lieutenant  to relieve Piiikh.-nn, requesting'to see  the. latter immediately. ��������� When Pink--  hani entered the, cabin'the commodore  said: " |C( '       ,  '"I consider tliiit I n'm indebted lo you  rfor-nll of our lives; but I.will tell you  frankly'If Hint wind hadn't come I  should have put you in irons in two  minutes."' -       ' ''   ''       "'   '  - LUMBERING.  Messrs McGoldrick":ind Launders  have incorporated the Royal Lumber  Company, of Minneapolis, with a  ; capital of $500,000 to operate their  Duncan and , Adams River timber  limits. Messrs. Harvey. McCarter A-  Pinkham' are attending /to , the legal  end of it.  A deal is on for the purchase of the  Arrowhead Lumber company's mill  and timber limits, the^ price being  over $000,000.  ,The Canadian Timber and Sawmills  Company, at Trout Lake has. been reorganised and the .mill will shortly  start up again. ,, ' '-  KOOTENAY- LUMBER INDUSTRY  ������������������ r,  ' ���������       ("'inspector.)  Lumbermen in tho Kootenay  valley are exceedingly pleased with  ihe conditions which have charnct-  on/.cd ihe woik in the woods so far  and the indications are tliiit, tlie number of logs cu't this winter will far  t-.xceed that of previous years.  The condition of the lumber manufacturing'interests iii Kootenay is a  matter of grave consideration. Extensive shipping of American lumber  into Manitoba has cut oil' ii big demand for Kootenay lumber. A largo  number .of mills have closed down and  'will remain idlcuntil next spring, o  , \Voic,the Canadian market,held for  Canadians - there would be ' little  trouble in disposing of the Kootenay  product., The opposition to a duty  comes largely from ,tho farmers.  While there was a "reason for free  lumber years ago, it is different  now  The plant of the Elk Lumber nnd  Manufacturing Company, at Fernio,  will have a daily' capacity of 150,000  feet per day.* ���������     ,  LUMBER FOR SALE  ' Lumber of nil, kinds at reasonable  pi ices, Prompt delivery gii.u.-iiileed.  Leave orders at Liivvienee's I l.ntlvv.-iie  Sloie.  , F. JULIAN. '  32le     '���������        Gi-eely Creek Lumber Mil  Tho Maslor Mechanics I'uro Tar Soap heal-  and softens Iho skin, vvlnlo prompt 1}' idealism*--  itor f-rci-so, oil, rust, oto inv.iliiiililt- for inn  clianics, fiii-iiioi-.s, .spoi'lMiion. Kioo sample of  receipt of 2c. for postage. Albert, -Toilet, Soup  Co., niiinufiictiuei's. Moiitrenl,  KOREAN CURIOSITIES.  MINING MATTERS  POPLAR.  Boom in Sight���������American Capitalists About to   Follow  Lead of Patsy Clark.  (XoLon News)  F. Holtcn said : "My own views in  regard to Poplar camp and thc Great  Northern company have never changed. But on this last trip 1 have  noticed thc effect of the settlement of  the litigation over the title to the  Lucky Jack. The change is remarkable. The lawsuit vvas thc only reason  for the depression. It certainly was a  serious blow. It retarded the development of the country by a year at least.  Now conlidence is restored. Men from  outside arc coming in, claims 'are  being bonded, optimism is general,  and it will be hard to prevent a boom  in the'spring of this year.  "To my own knowledge, gathered  during a very hurrie-d visit, there are  now four properties at work that were  idle all tlio preceding year. Inquiries  arc coming in daily from all over Canada and tho United States. This is a  new feature in the history of the  camp. Miners arc still a little timid  about locations "S a result of the litigation. Crown granted properties,  however, aro at a premium. All promising claims to which the lilies aro  undisputed, will certainly be picked  tip belorc spring.  "Speaking generally for the mining  liioii of tho Lardeau, I inuy say we aro  delighted lo hoar that Palsy Clink is  coming across llio lino, and has decided lo develop a'section of British Columbia. It ia cliaractoristio of Palsy  to'keep close lo the boundary lino.  Wo have good, reasons for- believing  tlnil before the spring Chas. Sweeny,  'P.O. Corbin and Pinch and Campbell  Silver is at l>0.'f, nnd copper M,'__.  A liiblct train is to be built at the  Triune.  The Lucky Boy will ship another  car of high-grade ore iii a few days.  The provincial government seized  the Le Hoi'storehouse because of nonpayment of the two per cent tax.  The manager of the Triune has  arranged ��������� a system of profit-sharing with the iiiincis working on thc  property.  The Horse Shoe lessees are getting  out some fine ore that will average  over $150 per ton. A shipment will  be made shortly.  Unwinding" ore from thc Beatrice is  proceeding merrily, 200 sacks having  been brought out and thc Mammoth  has already shipped-10 tons of ore.  A meeting of the Carncs Creek Mining and Developing Company was  held Monday to consider the present  condition of the company's  property.  The Mohican long tunnel is now in  300 foet. About 200 feet has yet to  be driven before getting under the big  ore showing in the upper workings.���������  Review.  The Mining Review urges the goveriinient should build a wagon road  up lho north fork of the Lardeau to  give access to the Surprise*, Metro  politan and, other promising properties.  'I ho Gold Belt Syndicate, who have  been operating tho Xo. .1 and Mica  claims on Silver Cup slope, have  bonded these claims to Chns. K.  Dunipdler, who is representing Eastern  capital. The I. X. L, group was  bonded to Colonel Drayton.  .1 .'SOO ft. of wooden pipe for the Silver Dollar bus arrived at Beaton and  A. Crawford and Company-have the  oonlriict to ship it to the mine where  it will bo used to bring in the water  power from Mohawk Creek for  operating tho sawmill and compressor.  The Koreans love medicine. The  rich take.pills of incredible size.and  richly gilded. , ' -  , There aro no bankruptcy courts in  Korea. Onee a Korean contracts a  debt ha can never escape from it.  '' Korea is the only country whero the  marriage .certificate is equally divided,  one half being' given to the husband,  the other to'the wife.  Every ^Korean husband Is answerable for the conduct of his wife. Should  she break any of the ordinary laws he  must suffer in her stead.  - The-most'important duty- of every  housewife'iii Korea is to keep alight a  perpetual fire, which Is sacred to the  dead ancestors of the household.  No Korean may go upon the roof of  his house, not even 'to repair a leak,  ' without legal permission,and  without  giving due notice to till his neighbors.  Paper ,enters largely' into the construction of every Korean house. The  interior is lined with paper.V It has a  paper roof, paper floor cloth and paper  walls'."- - .,.,,.  WOOD YARD  , 1 have, blurted a permanent Win id  Yard on Third street. With mv, past  experienced,hope to be in apposition  to satisfy all' requirements of custom  ei's.' Mill and 'cordwood supplied in  .my lengths at reduced price's for cash-  -'',,'���������',     k. samson:   '  NOTICE.'  ?  To Thomas Sweeney, or any person or persons  to v\ honi he may have assigned hit. interest iu  the Montgomery and Kui-okc. claims situate on  Canyon Creek on the north, .side of Downie  Creole in the Dig Hend, lievelstol-c .VtiniiiK  Division of West iCoolonay DLU-icl, Uritish  Columbia:    , ���������  Vou lire- hereby, notified th.it I, the "iinilcr-  oie'ned, have o.\pon(led for jou the sum of  Slil.-'j )ii labor, improvements imtl l'ceorditiK  foes upon Ihe said Montgomery and I'ui-cka  mineral -claims, under Iho provisions of the  Miner.il Act. and if, v. ilhin. ninot,.v,>days from  the date of llns notice you fail or lefuso lo contribute tho aforesaid sum, logetlicr with all  costs of ndvoi'lisiii)', yout'inlerest in the sud  mineral claim-, will become the propeity of  the undersigned under .section I of the .Vol  entitled nn .Vet to Amend the .Mineral Act lt'C.1.  IJ.iteel this sixth day of .lani'i.ii'y. H)K>.  Iii" ap S <-- J C. MoN'ieio.vii.ttv. .  Halcyon Hot Springs  ^anitaritim.  To Trappers  .    ', '' ,.  Raw Furs Bough'b  '  .      ,  Gash Prices Paia  F.   "B.- ��������� WELL'S,  Exporter of Furs  mark*.  Copyrights *  PATENTS 5i  ��������� i  obtained in all counli-ii-7  ;ROWLAND BRITTAIN,  ' Registered Patent 'Attorney  Median icalAUoi-iioy and I'utjiiici'i-.  Room II, l-'aii-fleld Block, Gi-.tnville st.'. iie-nr I'.O  VANCOUVER,   B. ,C.  A postcard will .secure an I'tuiiim-aiipoiiil  niont fen- those who cannot call iiiirinir Iln* ilnj  ��������� The  Number  Ten.  In arithmetic everything goes by  tens.'.- Sociologists trace the human liking for that number to the,"pentndigl-  tate" or five fingered limb, which is a  characteristic feature of the entire  vertebrate family. ' A frog wkou!d  plump for the decimal system for Just  the reasons that impel human beings.  Even a horse, which now has only ono  finger aiid toe on each foot, has hints  In his anatomy which show that his  ancestors had the pentadigitate arrangement. Biologists are much inier-  estcd to consider how the number  evolved was five. Why not four fingers or six or more? Somehow-, more  than five would appear to be rather  more than one brain could give Independent attention to, while five are  mora useful than four.  Some Bnllc. ,  A correspondent at Birr, Ireland, de-  ���������crlbes a lady being killed while hunting and adds, "The deceased met with'  a similar accident on a previous occasion^. Another "had been In the  Transvaal between six and seven  times," and still another correspondent  declares, with a spirit which only docs  him credit, that he has "never put his  name to an anonymous letter." "Thls  ���������venlng'a performance cannot take  place. It will be repeated tomorrow  night," is a provincial announcement  mllE MEDICAL WATERS of llal-  JL - cyon tno the most curative in the  world. A perfeel, nalutal remedy foi'  all Nei vous and -'Muscular diseases  Liver, Kidney nnd Stomach ailments  and Metallic Poisoning. A sun* cure  for "That Tired Feeling." Special  rates on all _ boats nnd trains. Two  mails arrive and depait every day.  Telegraph communication with all  purls of the world. An experienced  massangei'. _  Halcyon Hot Springs  Arrobu Lake. 3. C.  No  Chnrsre  For  Overvaluation,  "This ring," aaid the Jeweler, "will  cost you $00, with our extra service  gratis."  '"What is your 'extra service'?"  asked the young man who was looking  at engagement rings.  "When the yoiinu lady calls to make  Inquiries we'll tell her it's worth 5150."  Fortnnale.  "Pretty lively bull movement," ob-  Ber-ved tbe friend of the man who  managed to get over the fence without  being gored.  . "Very," said the other.   "I'm glad I  wasn't cornered."   '  Follovvinir the Recipe.  Mr. Justlitisbiind (in the kitchen)���������  Darling, darling, why are you throwing away the yolks of all those eggs?  Mrs. Jiislliuslifind���������Because, goosle, th������  recipe says to use only the whites.  roil e.i.  "After he married that rich widow  she nindo hiin resign from all bin  clubs."  "Poor chap���������and nil he married her  for was so he could pay bis club duos,"  ��������� P'i"L-           Th*  Serlonn   Poet.  "Sometimes," said  the poet,   "I ������m  almost afraid that I take,myself too  ���������orlously."                          7,  "Oh, well, never mind," replied his  hind hearted friend, "there's no harm  done if you do. Everybody else regards you aa a joke."  '-���������"'  ��������� -.       i,-���������'...-:���������'���������''���������-.,- ' l.P. ::,������������������  BABY'S  SOAP  prevents    roughness    of  ���������.kin and chapping*.  ,    !!cst for toilet and nursery use. oui  r.tSERT TOILET SOAP CO , Mfej. MONTnEAl  SZlSSSBSSasi  Would fik" to; Become  A High Priced Stenographer?  A Successful Fruitgrower?  An Expert' Correspondent?  A Practical, Prospector?-    ���������'  A Scientific Farmer"?  A Book Keeper? ,,  ;An Ad. Writer ?'    ���������  A louiTi'ilist ? '<��������� J  We   have, courses   in  over' 100  different  subjects.    Our  course   is  recognised" by pleading 'educators.  t -     '   Write to   r  ,    '     ,*  ,-. -   e  The Canadian Correspondence College, Ltd.'  ^Turi)lit(),!(>iit.7  ' {.   '      ,   or t0  This Kamloops GrxeiialAcikncy  '       ' Kamloops,,1-5. ('-.  VICTORIA,B.C  SPECIAL- JANUARY-OFFERINGS.  W'o liave jn*u received a choice assortment of  ENGLISH CHINA TEA SETS,  ,' r  fined Shape's, .-ind Dainty Floral Dosikus' in' Pale  nine���������Satte Green���������and-Coral. Tlio sets contain  l-'l piece-, iiicluiline; 1- cups and saucers, 12' plate.",  2 rake plinos, .slop basin mid cream inc. < We hnto  elocide-l lo mate a >pccinl,,price of.tlice duriu*-  January of S5.00 the Sot.   ���������"  , Thu-e Services nr* tho 1)"='. wiluo wo have ever,  -shown.     - ,       ���������  Quotations submitted lor Insei-tedlTooth,'Shingle or other" Solid  Tooth  Saws  and  illl   kinds  of repair  work.    Millinen everywhere are SPilding us "repeat'  biiMiie.s.s after ONE  trial.    HOE BITS AND SHANKS  in  all sizes  kept in'  stock at lowest rates.    ,r   , , ' . ,,',  SEE  Wing Chung's newly 'imported 'stock of Chinese  and Japanese'goods.  The best assortment ever  landed in Revelstoke of  useful r and ornamental  articles: '  Ten services  Plates '  lliislects  Cane Chairs  Handkerchiefs  GOLD FISH  Finest block of candies and fruits in town.  Front Street,  Revelstoke  Flower Pots  Umbrella'!" lands  Lunch Haskets  SmokiiiK Jackets  Silk Goods'.  WAH   CHUNG,  General Store and  Restaurant Keeper  A Prime,Slock of Groceries, Fruit,  Vegetables.   ,  REVELSTOKE, B; O..  i i < >*  \'_ ABRAHAMSON   BROS.,<( PROPRIETORS.  Ninyly-built. ,   First-class in evervjyespect.     All modern conveniences."  ' - ' ���������     , Large Sample.'Rooms. - <"  , *    '     Rate's $1.50 per Day, ;    Special'Weekly. Rates. "       '  '   ',    "*' ,  Queen's��������� Hotel, Trout.. Lake, underr/same- management  ������:^> ������<5r������r^^c^^r5^!'*T3^?r3!5r>*^5;������r3fr������<!^r**^^!*r?5r������*:^!**!^T^^r^? r^^*<fc^������^^^*<fr^'f^^������^fc^������^^������^^r^^������r^?'r^>'r^^'������f^5f>-  (������>  -    ��������� ' -    - ', ','"       ������2p  "���������~ ' "       " ' ''"""' ������2*"  ,; .   trj  ($>  ($>  <$> ���������  H0TEL   LARDEAU:  - COMAPLIX .    -  ��������� ���������*$���������"���������*'  Good Table t|������  rijh The Best house in Town.  Well Furnished  ���������  Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept in Stock. '  W. HAMILTON, Proprietor.   .   . '..,'  ueexis  COMAPLIX  CHIEF YOUNG,    -  MEALS AT ALL HOURS.  Try our Ioed Sodas, IccCicain, .Strawberries and Cream.    Can't bo  beaten in the City.  FRONT ST., REVELSTOKE.  GOOD GOODS  MAKE GOOD  BUSINESS  We Have Good Goods in all  Branches.  Printiiivs find Wrappings in roll and  Hal.  DniK Papers  Con feci loners, Grocers nnil Millinery  lings  Ollice Stationery I'npeis, ruled and  plain  Loose Leaf Account System I'npers  Loose Leaf Ledger Holed Papers  ICnvelopes in all sizes  Fancy Cards, Pi-ogi-animcs, Menus  Cover Papei'S, Invitation I'npeiH  Wedding Stnlionei-y, vvilh printing in  Silver or Gold  Memorial Oiyds  Ladies find Gents Visiting Cards printed in lateststyl-s  Business Curds in grunt vul-ii-ty.  The Kootenay Mail  Publishing Co. Ltd.  Printers and Manufacturing Stationers  REVELSTOKE, B, C,  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  IRoyal Mall Linos.  . Cheapest Routo to tho Old Country.  AbiiAN LINK���������From Si. John.  Ionian  '"-u-  -  I'leliiiiian  Jan-   !���������  Coi-iiiLliiii.il la"- "'  Parisian      an. El  Sicilian In". 3"  (JAN. PA(1. ATLANTIOS.S.-From St. John.  LakoOliiiiniiliiin  Ian. II  l,nko Krlo     ! *,.,u,'*':?  Luke iMimitob.i  1'cb. 11  AJIIOHKIAN 1,1 Nl'���������From Now York.  I'hilndi'lplil.i Inn- ,"  Zee-land In"- 'I  New Vork : .Iii". ;'  St. Louis 'an-  -8  VVini'l" BTAI*. LINK���������From New York.  Ccdi-ic  In".   I  Toutuliio Inn. II  CUNAlil) LINK���������From New York.  Ivi-i'inii    I"-"-   "  IjllClllllll III". II  Uiiibi-lii '"-��������������� -'  Ciiiiipanla  Inn. 2S  PusseiiKoi-HUckolod UiroiiKli l<> a" partH of  arc-lit lli-itnln and Ireland, and at Hpecially low  riitcH lo till pin-lH of the Kiiiopean contiiionl.  Apply lonuarost rail way or HteiuuHhlpiiKotit or  to  T.   W. BRADSH 4.W, Agent,  Rovolstokc  W. P. F  CUM    INGS.   Pacific   AKont  -     c-/ Proprietor:  t r **-  Best brands of Wines,. Liquors and Cigars.  Travellers to Fish Creek will find e.xcellent accommodation  ;it this Hotel. a '   ���������' ���������'  r  E.   B.   EDDY'S  "V  ������tilffl������  Standard toinedy lor Gloot,  Gonorrhooa and Runnings  IN 48 HOURS. Curos Kidney and Blinder Troubles.  "KIXG EDWARD," 1000s  ,  "IIKADLIGHT,' 500s  " IiAGLIi." 100s .mil 200s  ������������������ VICTORIA."  ** LITTIiB COM 1ST."  FOR   SALE   EVERYWHERE.  Are the Best that can be bought.  Don't experiment with other and inferior brands.  USE   EIDIDIT'S  iDiRiiisnK:  PERFECTION   COCOA  It is absolutely pure  COWAN'S CHOCOLATE CAKE IGINCS,  CREAM BARS ETC. ARE VERY CHOICEST QUALITY  The COWAN CO., Limited, Toronto L1* o  IH  JAM  m  IfV 1  Jk-jE'  I'-"*/'  1:5-te,  If 'V  te-i  IS.5"''  |%&s,  tTjf  THEIKOOTENAY MATL  Is the Time to  Keep Warm  To do this look at ihe  ,   , supply off a-  -Chamois Vests  JChest  Protectors , and  Chamois Skins  -   ' AT THE   , ,  ' r l  CANADA DRUG &  BOOK CO.  '   BORN.     ,  ..  McLeoo���������On  Jan.   17th,   to   Mi, and  Mrs.. J. McLeod, it daughter.'  Local and General.  apis U  j, T. J. \V adman of Revelstoke  i.-  ' pointed  a  commissioner of   the  prerne court.  ���������     G. R. Nortlicy of Cambonic, and M.  , J. Donovan,of Arrowhead aie appointed justices of the peace.  At the inquest held by Dr. Cross on  * Monday on the death of W. Shearer a  verdict   of' accidental   death was re-  , turned.  In the suit Xagle vs. Harbor Lumber Co. plttt'.-lias applied to vary the  registrar's lepoi I, and'the case is set  for the 22nd.   y '���������������- .  59 persons were killed by a avalanche  at Naesdale, Norway, which raised the  waters of the lake 20 feet and swept  ���������   ,away human   beings,   buildings   and  cattle.' ,  The price of sugar has   been   raised  twice during   the  week, each time 10  cents on granulated and  15  cents on  _ yellows, making.the price the highest  iii 15 years.  W. Shearer, who* waB killed iii the  C. P. R. j-uid last week, leccntly had  his lifeunsured with the Revelstoke  Insurance Agency-/for -flOOO, which  will be sent to his widowed niothei  in Scotland.     \  The C. F. K. have given a  siibslan-  * tial grant for V. M. C. A. building!, at  several divisional, points", including  Revelstoke. as-, an educational and  athletic resort foi theii employes. II  is    understood    a   substantial   biiclv  * building will be erected in Kevelstoke  for the purpose. . ,,  On Thursday 'at 9.30  an   alarm   of  fire* was l nng.-    The cause was a lamp  exploded in Brakciuaii PottiufV's lioii<-e  on Victoria Road.-   Tho biigade turned out promptly-but.   theie   was   no  necessity to turn on   a force  nf walei  as the (ire had been put. out by use  of  buckets. The damage was not sci ions.  3.   S." Taylor,   the   .Nelson   lawyer  whom the Chief  Justice  scored,  gels'  back   at   the   Chief   rather   badly by  publishing the   letter   of * which * (lie  judge   complained   showing   it    was  dated long before the tiial  and   befoie  the mining company bad ,i shadow  of  right   to   seize   the   property of   the  , in inei s.  A m.in named Galbi.iitb hud a' nai-  row escape from diowning Thiusiliiy.  \Vhile cutting ice on the Columbia  rivei he stepped on some , slush ice  thinking it solid, and immediately  went out of sight. Ry piompt assistance from his cp-woikeis he was ies-  cued from a watery grave.  As some fear is expressed that the  delay iii prosecuting work on the  river improvement at Revelstoke is  likely to endanger the preparations  that have been made, should tbeie be  an early spring, we understand levels  had to be taken before the dominion  engineers can complete their plans of  work. This work has been completed  and in a few days it is probable the  dominion engineers ivtll be on the  ground to complete their plans, when  the work will be rushed forward.  Itoboil Iii own, .lolin MoOi.io, ,uul  Unbolt Mi mie leliiiind l*"i id.i \ (veiling  I'min Three Valley lake, wheio they  have been engaged fm the past mouth  putting up a fioighl shed, depot, and  aline building to be used by the now  luinlii'iing linn ',op,oi.-iling nt that  place. They evpiol toietuin shonly  to commence opei.ilions on the null  to bo eicctod (heie. i '     '  On .Monthly. .1. Finse'r, an employee  of the Uig llend Luinbei ..Company,  fell fiom I he elevated truck at fhe mill,  bioko ln.s collar hone-tind fr.ictuiid his  skull. Thcodoio Ludt-atc immediately  wned to (he C. I'. It to send an  engine with nie-lic.il aid,,nnd tlicy.u.d  engine was despatched with Dr. Oios's,  mid the unfoitun.ite man was brought  to the'Revolstoko hospital.     ''      ',,  A lovesick young man in the.oily  declined to bis lady the othei. evening  his'intent-ion of committing suicide,  lie vvciit upstairs ; two .shots weie  he.ud, and'fe.uful of llio coiiseipionces  tho inmiilcs rushed upst.ii's evpecting  the worst, when they found (he would-  be .-suicide,had cai'efully icfiaincd fiom  hurting himself, tlie mischief being  conlined to two bullet holes in the  top of bis hat. ' , ���������  -   It is pointed out by a conespondent.  that   at   last .meeting   of Kevelstoke  Hoaid'of Tiado the whole attention ol  the,, meeting, was   given   to   the Do-  niiiiioiirgOvei iinient and not a suggestion was made to   the  provincial government   which,   our   coirespondent  contends, is the proper  authority    (o  undertake the  woik  of a tran,way at  Dc.tlh Uupids, and isalstitlicaiitliorily  mainly icsponsible for the   depression  in the lumber industry.     Our 'correspondent    considers    the    provincial  government could do  moie than   any  othei body to aid the lumbei indiistiy  by removing   the  excessive   Li.vation  which it  has levied on that n dustry.  The funeial of \V. Shcaici,'Milio ivn.s  killed on the ti.ick on S.ittud.iy morning, took place Sunday fiom   R. ITow-  son's undertaking parlors.    I'ov. C. A  Procunicr  conducted   the seivices  at  the parlors and at the  grave.     About  60^ menibeis   of   the   toc.il   lodge of  Eagles, of which dccc.iscd was u mem  ber, attended   the   funeral   being the  largest lodge turn-out seen in the city.  VV. 13. Stuidy, president of  the  lodge,  and.M.  J.   0"linen,   lodge ' chaplain,  read thc buiial   service  of  the oidei.  The pull-be.ireis were  Mayor  Brown,  Mcssis., T. Taylor. M. P. P ,  M.i.xwcll,  T.Mfeiidcison, R. L.tughton, \V.  PeiI-  slrom, and the'manner.in 'which   the  interment was looked after and   conducted l-cllcctcd   gic.U   ciedit, on   the  Eagles.,  WANTED  wan  t  l'.irtners  lo take; an interest  in my Cooperative plan.  Cash Required  Bank Stock  References  TOBACCONIST  Fiom 10c up, for  which'!   piomise to give  Cigiiis any si/.e, shape oi rju.ility.  The Cig.us aio the kmil yem hear about.  1   make' money   for" my   p.ulneis.  tn ike monev tin me.    That's co-opor.itioii,  Any   man   in' l-ritisl'r, Columbia.    Jf he does not  ,    know  mo  it  is  his own   fault. ,Ile will  be  Miriy si.me day. < ,  HOSPITAL BALL  ���������   A Great Social Success.  ho foiitlh   .'innti.il   Ilospilal  the  Dull Hal  Body's  Health  From the Baby to the Grand  Dame. We all need bruphes  For the hody and hair. We  have the he-t  Nail  Tooth  Bath and  Hair  Brushes  we could 'possjblyyprocure.  REfo CROSS  DRUG STORE  VUASyJ. QUINAN; Manager.  Social & Personal.  Aiclidoacon Pcntic.ilh has" .-been  selected for the bishopric of, Rupert's  Land.  .Jolin(JIoiiston has been piesentcd  with an addiess and puise of -1if>00 in  gold by bis Nelson admireis.  . Robot t .C.iley left on Xo 1 Thuis-  day night "for n two months' trip to  Los Angeles and othei points in Cali-  loiiiin. '  The Ladies' Aid of the I'roshytcrian  cliiu-cli purpose holding un, enteil.iin-  mcnl. on St. Valentine's night, the  Illh Fobiuniy. ,     "  The Wood men of" .the World aie  sp.uing no ell'oil lo make theii di.i-  niiitic perfoimanco .ind d.inee on Friday, Feb. :IhI, nne'of (he lies! even Is of  Ihe season. >  Stuart HcndpiMin, M. L A. has  lctuined lo Ashciofl with lu.-biido  iind his many fi iends join in congratulating him and wishing the hiide  and bridegioom it long ,uid h.ippv  wedded life.  The Boston Bean ������������������iippei at the  Melhodist, church p.usonago on W'ed-  nosdaj was very successful, about SO  attending. Gicat, ciedit was due to  Mrs. l'ettipieee, prcsidcni of the  Ladies Aid, and Mrs. Dent, the  seciotaiy, for the excellence of the  iii-iiiiigcinents.  Hon. .fohn Costigan, the father of  the house of comriioui. having repie-  sented Victoiin, Is". Ii., since L**H7.  owes his public caieer to .J. McGinni*.  the well-known C. p. R. yaid foreman  at Revoletoke- Mr. Costigan was  away in the woods at a time that ,-i  candidate wa.- wanted and Jim war  selected to make the h.iid winter trip  nccessaiy to find Costigan and brms:  him out. ' lie did Ins woik so well  that Costigan has never .-quit politics  from that da. to this and no doubt  often thinks of the trip which Jim  Mediums made to bring him inn.  public lite.  Ball,  which was held in the Dull Hall on  January I'.lth.i was a'gie.il success.  The hall was pietlily decoialed with  Ihigs iind bunt ing, aiul a'platform was  built itiid (liitpetl in Mags lt)i the band,  who liiinished eveellenl music.  ,  ' *,  Theie   were   many   beautiful    and  eltilior.itc'gou ue   worn.      .Supper  was  seiveil iu lho basement, (lining   which  tune sevoial   ovlr.e.   woio   played   by  Mi���������j Shook   (piano),  and   Air     Do_, lo  (violin), - and    weio,   \eiy   iiitiih   .ip-  piee.i.iteil.     Tlio   g.illeiy  was oiowiled  with spoutat.us.    Tlie ball was opened j  by the Mil\or  a'nd> Mayuiess.     Gie.il  ciedit is elite tho ladies of the ll.^p l.il  Guilel w ho did so much   to   make   I-  e  Ball such a'success.      The   following  woio   sumo   of   the , most   attiaclivo  costumes - - .  ' 'Mi's Slur k's costume was made of  shaded 'pink bioe.ulo s.ilin in "La  I'i inc sse" stylo, wilh sweeping ti.iin  and full knglh lionl ii.inel ol em,-,  l.i'oideicd net. being laced down the  back with gold coid and laiiiiincd fiom  th ice i| tin i ter length down w 11 h",i I'filiate tows of n.ii low piifiings ol si||,.  and cienin and gold p.is-eiiietiloi ie.  Die whole (Less Wiis.one of ueliness  and ex'celj.eiil taste, as w.is .i|s,(> the  licnitoii I.ice (lowing iioin iho huge  pifl.sleev s, and ciii ii.ttiotiscv sh id,, g  fiom llosh shade lo dccpe-l orn'iison  woio the llouois u-cd to In it her  decOi.uo the pietl'v oie.itiou.  Alls ICilpali .ok's gown was one .of  cl-g.tncc. White silk net ovei a very  pict-ty shade of pale gieen undtiim-  iiiod lavishly wilh spiirglid bunds,  making one of the ptelttest gown- of  the evening ���������    ,  Fink moiio silk tiiiiunotl wilh  r,uoliing- of Hit new '-liade of blue ������ih  the coe|unie ol .Mi- ' MeL'tuier As  usual, it, was an ev.lmple of her eh g.u'it  ti|s|e       " ,  Alls S, ot I'-gow n w,is ihe i\--i'ti('e  of (bunt ii.e-s and ������:is,iijnin.ib|\ suited  In I be wi.-uei M'lile of it lute nol,  polka dolled with p.i|er blue, wilh  white   iticbitiirs   and    loiget me nuts  Business Locals.  Fipes rcpaiicd at BROWN'S.    -  Cai-nafiac Stock and   Poultry  Fcfdd  at Bows' Ding Stoio.  Send your oi dels for signs to J. R.  Thornton. ',  Hockey Sticks���������all kinds���������sold at  the Canada Drug Stoic.  D. Biill intimates ho is prepared to  do house and carriage painting and  decorating.  Did you read liRO\\;JS"S advertisement. '  .MA RACA I BO    CI10C0LA T \i S���������  High class���������at Bows' Ding Store.  ���������Tho Lawiciico-ll.irdw.ue  Company  o.vpecl to stail bjisincss   in   their now  store Febiuary Jst *  **- .  Cough Diops���������the veiy best made���������  ask for them al (lie Canada Phug  Stoio.   , '      ,  Call at BROWN'S Cigar' Store. '"  'Try   'Armour's   Bed    Coidial'."   It  makes the besUieef ten.     Bows' Ding  Store,  j    ' '  ,llounic Bios, invite londeis for rc-  nioviil of their old stoic building' near  railway station.  - *   .  Revelstoke and Trout Lake City  lots for sale���������Apply to ILN. Coursier.  .Wiiting, Tablets and Fancy Note  Papers���������any kind ^uti want���������vou can  always Iiml al the Canada Drug Stoic.  ' Flowers and vegetables all wintoi  oai'nations, chrysanthemums, lettuce  and" witteicress. Floi.il designs ��������� a  specialty,���������,1_. iM.via.v, F.'oiist.  Wc scl,I good cigars, the kind that  makes a, man lisk burning Ids lips to  got the last, pull. BROWN'S Cigar  Stoic.  i i tl  Laxative Jiiomo (Quinine' for ccolds.  Piesh supply just opened at the Canada Ding Stoic.  , '   .   '  Visitors lo Revelstoke will Iind it, to  their advantage to stop at the Central  hotel. Free bus to and'fiom railway  station   to meet all tiains.    >  W. J. George has added immensely  to the .ippciii.uice of his iliy goods  store-by tne installation of two handsome silent salesmen showcases, making the stoic one of the most attrac-  tive in the city.,     '  l-'voiytliiii.e a smoker wants from* a  XA  DO  You realize that Real ;Estate in Revelstoke offers a , very profitable and safe  investment. Do you realize that prices  are bound to advance from 25 per, cent,  to' 50 per cent, within the next, few  months ? ���������' '       ,  WiH be-worth something,to you, to investigate the correctness of this state-  meri't; it matters not whether you /have  a'few dollars or a, few thousands to in-  'vest. There can "only be one result���������  PROFIT.      ,  NOW  Is the time to invest. ��������� Now is the time  to' investigate. Now is the time lo  familiarize yourself' with the different  properties. Call today for list and terms.  DO IT, NOW /Our, land is the choicest in the'Cicy-r-the Smelter Townsitc.  * 1 ���������* ^        *   t '  Revelstoke Insurance  C 1 *  Agency; Limited.  Real Estate.   ,   Loans.        Insurance.,  ���������>,  ���������/> ���������.*  BOARD OF TRADE  clay pipe to a'peifecto  at' BRQWN'S  Cigar Sloie! . v ,   '  Wc have engaged the ,seivices of a  tinsmith and aie piop.ired to do all  kinds of tinning work. Oidois left  with us will have piompt attention  Mosorop Bios., Second Street, Revelstoke. c  Cook ami Songs s.iy iidvei-tisiiig is  "lhc- gie.itest modern business won-,  dei "'and   the   best "place  to tret the  11-1 (I as g,n nittiti-.  i tie ei.nlii mil  \1KI1  lor .mv 1 hing prettiei.  White l���������e, aded -ill lV ,. llliU|,. up|..los. tvonde. ful .e.s.ill-s 1,0m il, is ,,  veiv pietlili 1- tie to-tiiin,''i,��������� Mi-s j the advei tismg eoluitiiis 01" Ihe Kooi  Mi*Kiiiii..n. ' j 1 n vv M vii.  Mi-   k'iiie.iid - ..I tin  miiii- 111:11 i-ii.-U '     "  il.lll    W.I".     11-0,  [.ink-  NAKUSP.  From Our Own ('Mrre-puiielont  A   sad   atl'aii    happened    heie last  Wednesday, when   M. f-upoj, who wa?  working in front of his house dropped  (lead of heai t disease.      Hi-,   body wa-  einbiiliiie'il and  taken   ea-t   fm   interment.    Mrs    Kopor'M    many     liieiids  symp.it!'ue    with     her   in    her    sad  bere.uument.     The   Ri v   I). IC  Allan  preached the- itinenil sermon   on Sun-  : 'lay niorning.       Mr. Sop.-i was ,u) y)V\  tuner in the-e parts,   having   lived   in  rhe district since  ISfsT.      lie   winked  on the 0. I'   U. and was badly hurt   in  lho conftriiclion   of   Up.   L'.in.iu.iskis  bridge.      He   liad    (ho    contiacl   foi  clearing   the   right-of-way   of  the A  and K. railway from Revelstokc-enith  and resided for   .some yens at Xakusp  where he litis been speculating in timber land-'.      He   leaves a widow, who  took the- leinains to   Biook-ville,   Out,  his birthplace, foi interment.  A daughter was bor.i toMi.and  Mrs. L. V. .MoDoiignltl on Monday.  While; the fieiigbt \\-.\A coiiimg m  hist night, about a mile iinel ji hall  from town llire'o cars left the track  rolling down the biink aboul, .'10 hei.  Luckily no 0110 wiisliiut. , IJnikeiniin  Thomas bad to jump.  POLITICAL.  nit! Ii lii.inci!    wil b    c lull  v   iv dann\'  .Ml-s     il ii'lc     ���������,.te .1     1  ���������vv 11 w 1! Il p'.ilt. il   1 hill,  and Mi-s Mtuit-I    Bock  gleen   ciepe   de  .-In ti>  with     'iiminiii'_r-  eiiifi'.n.  Mi-- I 1.1-t:'- die-" w.i-  black oe:  Ml^      Ll.-lg It' "-   (.V'-t'ltl.r  e-'i rfi ami  a lib it    vv.i-   n-,  C'c.miiin.iti'iij of eriiii.-i'ii ,1  Mi - Plupp- vro'.v 11 ������, ^  black i.u'i witli -ji.ingli d  bein-.' d. ciilcillj one of thi  the I'veium.  Mi-   Blown - ���������_*.j��������� \ ii  > t    l'.h net  eaeb  and black iat'' w.i- \< >\   u-l,  Mi -   Fluid.    Mi-   I iu-i.li and  Jii,!t> 11    ni" 1    ill r-������,  l.l.ll'k   l.lCi* ,_")'   1.-  Mi-   Va.i  lion,   u 1- ^.,w in il in 1  , lion  N   CoinMer is getting  a   loputa-  for   piompt   bettJuiiiciit" of   liic  1  ���������..-sea.     He was mteiostcd   in  Tlitirs-  i day nights Ine,   anel    was   after   (he  ,itn j owner  iir������t   thing   nC.\t    niorning   ,to  .mange a .-ottleniont of the loss.- "   '  Jo-. Chair.bei lain -ays:(' "Advcr-  rising must be considered the news of  the bu-iness world." Clet your business news 111 the Koon:y,\i* Mail if  you want the best results  F. I". Wells is working up one of the  big-rest fur businesses in  thc  interior,  'and now handles the gieat bulk of the  fur   trade   from   Band'   to   Kamloops,  _ trappers who formoily shipped  diicct  ! to the state.- preferring to place   their  j trade 1.. ally with Mr. Wells, knowing  riinunmes    thoy receive from him fair prices   and  P'etiii-:  -j!   ll,������ h''vt I'lisinc-s treatment.     A food  a.... 1 ,.r   f,,������   :.   1    .. ���������        ������  II  ilv  .   11.11.111111 g- I  1     pl'ltV    llilt'l  ei pink -lik ,  piait.'il}  . v< i\ pp-ttv  '..1- ��������� f  i.l.-ie  d   tin.   i-iw  id orc.iiu  1    i������ .llltl u'  .10-1  Mi  h tiniinitj tuictive  L'K e 11  ,7u.  hill*   -ilk bi-..c,ii|e,   o 11 Ii    Hint I,t  ;ic.;( --ut 1. s  Ml -   I'rlll.l ti - eo-l on '    ,1   j ..11,  -ilk eit pe ih   e li.'ti.'   mil    b'.ie- v  cb 1 tl.m ti 1 n inn lies vv is \i 1 ���������, ������(11  M1 -   Mi Ki 11/11   wm     ,1   ,|,t n(  bin.* -ilk 11 iiiiin.'l   w ith w bin  (���������lllll...!  .deal of   fur   is   being got this season.  j W. W. Lefeatit makes large purchases  I for .Mi. Wails ,,,��������� J,!;, regular  iiii)utlil>  I Inn ai',ng the line. t  1     A recent publication   says ;     -'Dis-  printing   is   the  keynolo of  siit-e-e-s.    ft Has raised many business  1( 1 iiien frum the depth-of obscurity and  '-liiuide   tin ir   naiiie"    and     products  ynonymniis     with      fir.ictii-.il     pro-  :ii--������iv������-ii( ������������������      Tb.-onj-h   it-}   medium.  iinkiiown   cornriKditic-,   have   become  hoii-i In.lei nccissitie", and m.uiv linns  on I lie verge ejf bankru'ptcv have taken  111'���������'        a new- .e-.i-e; .,n life- "    Vou e,lr, ���������ol t|���������.  |,il"   lust  kind   of  di-itinorive   [irintmg  at  7  1  Brick for Sale,  pl.ilt" d ' ,l'1' k'liull'. IY M ill, ollice.'  GRIP AND PASSWORD  The nnd. 1 signi el Ii.im jti-i 1 mil..I .  kiln of ."illD.llll'l buck, 1,1 In-t el,.--  ipi.illl} F(.i fiiiee ami ii.f.iim ii ion  api)h   t>, (     II   I linn.* .V I .,  e,  7 Ividd lui.s resigned hi.s seal for Oar-  letoii.tbat it may bo given lo Borden,  the Conservative loader,  Moscrop Bros.  Sanitary   Plnmbin*;', Hoi  Water  & Steam Heating, Pipe Valve  F:iltings, Tinning work of  all   Descriptions.  tlecfric Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  ���������'Electric.Fixtures &5',1 Put In.  ! M W)\i'--fin T.if-day a/t# inoon  lb" I'.ll.i-.il./ . Ihe-.'i-. l.'.'t 01 Re���������,.-!-  -t'.kf    ('hap'e-r    R.,val    Are-I,    .Ma-011-  , wn m-t illeel -��������� Nt I'l.m ip,il,S(f.-v,ir{  Me Don iid _'ni! I'nnuptl, T. K L  'lavl'.r -"iid I'rnif iptl C Ilolt.-n ,  ���������-< '������������������'   i'-   A   L. Millei  , ,-i,iil,e ,\.   \\  H  I,unI  'J 11 -isiire-i, T  W. Bain, n  I  ti. B-,rt,.'j  li liak  ,- , A K  .f.initeir,  Second Street, Revels toko  iitin-1  ci      I'i 111   .*���������  K ll|I'.l|l| ,   J  l!  (.onl..ii  Uoeilivn \���������f)ti Fnilay, ,l,n, L'th,  tin* lollnv-.ng oIIici-m of Camp Tl" (','  W O W wn inst.illnl foi y.,11 I'ii),-,  I' *'��������� C -I M Se-oli , ('(',, |--, f|  ll..iiini',_ A L, II (;. Cimeii,,,' , ): , .1  0. Morrison ; P., Dr. (I, Oliipperlirjlel ;  Oik , H. W.��������� Kdwii'rd.s ; , K^cnrtp D. W.  Arm.st,n.iig;:VV��������� I'lu'l. Titre'tofct; Heiilry,  Walter ' Mil ri ro ;   ,  Miutn.gor.s,    (!.    J.  'Wilkes, ,F.   II.   Bourne),   ,uid   IP   G.  'Frnmcy.;  (;'   Annual Meeting.  The annual meeting of the Revelstoke Boaid ofi' Trade was held Wednesday. The', following ofliceis weie  elected for ensuing year: President,  A. 15. Phipps;',Vice-President, F. li.  Lewis: Sec.-Treas., II. Floyd; Executive, Messrs.'< O'Brien, llaggen,-McCarter, Lindmark, Lawrence, Young,  H. A. Brown, Theodore Ludgatc,'  Pratt.  The report- showed the Board had  dealt with the following questions  during_tlie year : Provincial assessment, telegraph ollice, duty o'n lumber, piovincial gaol, isolation hospital,  letter-box on McKenzie Avenue,  improvement of -Columbia river at  Revelstoke and Arrowhead, freight  shed and freight, rates, location of new  railway station, daily , mail with  Laideau, mil way commission, dominion government building for city,  tramway round Death r.ipids.  The ticasurcr's leport. showed a  ciedit balance.  Letters were read fiom Dominion  niinistcis acknowledging receipt of  Boaid's resolution asking si duty of $2  a thousand on lumber and from Duncan Ross, M. P., stating he \v( ulil  suppoit the proposal.  F. W. Jones, Golden, was appointed  delegate to represent the Board at  the meeting of the Manufacturers  Association at Toronto to discuss the  lumber question and also at the meeting of lumbermen at Ottawa.  The chairman and F. li. Lewis were  appointed .1 committee to take, action  regarding proposed letter-box ' at W.  Bow's drug store.  C. II. Johnston was elected a member.  K*i:\V IIU.StN'ESS.  The delay in getting connections al  the telephone exchange war lefoncd  to, and the company's attention will  bo directed to the matter.  The matter of a   more   central site  foi the new station was discussed   and  it was suggested a petition   bo   drawn  up and sent in to the C. P. R. suggesting tho station be placed on the south  ���������ode of tbe track at McK.cu/.ic Avenue,  the matter to be   further dealt   with  after discussion with the city  council.  A letter was lead   fiom   Vancouver  Board of Trade drawing  attention  lo  neglect   ejf  piovincial  government lo  prole i-t timber limits   \}y   taking  pie-  ���������siiitii.iio agfiiii-t lire and   Ihe   Boaid's  actio.1 was oneloiriod.  A lettei from the Vicloiia Jio.ud of  Tiaele, asking the piovinciiil govcrn-  iiieiil bo urged to atiange no exhibit  oi Iln roootiroin of the piov iuce; in-  eluding its iiuiiciaU ut, the Lewis nnd  Cl.u Hi- f-thibilfon iv,i.s oiidoiced.  CITY COUNCIL.  .Regular meeting last night, Pro-  sent : The Mayor,-A Id. Field, Lewis,  McLeod, Abrahnnison, McCarter.  City of Toronto, pointing out Pell  Telephone Company's charter entitled  thonyto"establish telephone poles on  streets whtrover , and however they  pleased and enclosing ���������_petition, to  parliament to amend this condition.���������  Resolved to cndoise petition to give  cities full control over such systems.  Same with petition urging government take over - long distance 'tele-  phonos.���������Council considered this was  not civic matter. '        > _  IS. A. llaggen, asking cooperation of  mayor and council towards making  ariaiigenicnts . for cnteitainmcnt of  American * Institute- of - Alining  Engineers 011 their forth coining visit.  ���������Laid over.   '  'Petition asking assistance for family  in destitute circumstances.���������Resolved  that $100 be placed in hands of'inayor  for necessary assistance.  Bylaw re bank oveidraft was passed.  On motion of'Aid. McCarter it' was  resolved to ask the provincial lcgis-  lattiie to amend the municipal laws so  that no transfer of property be  registered till all tuvos are paid, and  cooperation of other cities be asked in  urging amendment.  TIN Till-;  SUPIIKMK   COURT   OF   HKI'J'-  r,JSH COLUJIUIA.    .  'I'lfo P  ���������ovinci.il I'lu'utions Act nnil Ainuinl-  111011U tlici'uto   victoria,   H. (J.,   Agent,, for  RINK.  The rink will be. 'open for skating  every afternoon from li to 5 and in the  evening from 8 to 10 p. in.  Gentlemen's season tickets .1*5.00,  ladies $3.00, single tickets 25c. or live  for $1.00.  Tickets may be had at F. G. Brown's  cigar store or at the rink.  134tc     ,  CHURCHES.  Pki:shyti;hiax ��������� Subjects Sunday,  Jan. 22: Morning, "Thc lust Miracle";  evening, "A Boautitude'."- ���������'  Mu'i-iionibT���������On Sunday evening  Rev. C. J I. Siitlioiliind preached1 an  eloquent sermon on the union of the  chinches, supporting the movement  by strong arguments. The junior  choir of the chinch has made gieat,  piogiess under Mr. Hastings, the choir  leader, and now leads the musical portion of the service legularly 011 Sunday mornings.  CERTIFICATE   OP IMPROVEMENTS.  ,   \      NOTICE. -.  Meadow-, Skylark, Slinkespcaie, Uoita, Davenport and Rnllner nunoial cliunis, Mtiiiilu in  lho Arrowlnkc MiiiiiiK Divihion of West Kootenay Dihtiiel. Whore located:���������On head ot  Miiicinlprook, a .tributary of Cariboo ciuek,  Anow lake Mining Division, West Koolonay  Distncl. '  TAKE NOTICE Hint, I, Viedeiick It. Block-  bciKcrof Itossland, II. C, Irecoided owner of  I lie iibovu named clnminl free minor's certill-  cato No. H37.I9I, intunil, sixty dim, from tlio  elate hereof, lo apply lo llio mining recoidci-  lor a e-ei-tiliciite of improvements, for the put ���������  pose of obtaining a Ciown grant of the above  claims.  And further lako notice that action, iinelei-  section :i7, must, bo commenced befoie the  issuance of such certificate of iinpi-ovenionLs.  Dated this l!)tli day of Jiuiuniy, A. t>. l!Kn.  i I'Mt. HLOCKMEKCKll.  TENDERSWANTED  Tenders will be received by  the undersigned up to January  25th for tearing down- Bourne  Bros,' store building near C  P."R. station.     - '  No tender necessarily ac-\  cepted. For particulars apply  to   -  BOURNE BROS.  IF you vv.-uiL good \vork__doiiu in  House, Carriage Painting'or Decorating-  call on  D.  BRILL  Douglas sheet next II. Noedhfun's   LfSlapw    <���������  OPERA HOUSE  Friday, February 3  Under aus-Mees of Canadian  Woodmen of llio Wofld  I.'.. G. Mnophei-.soii, of Viuioeiiivei',  appointed government- whip,  in  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  the Mother's Favorite.  The- soothing anil healing proportion  of thi-i reine (U, its pleiiMtiit tnslc nnd  prompt ,11111 permiuieiil cuics liavo  iintele it a favorite, with'.'people everywhere. It, is especially pri/.od by  1 not 11 era of .small chi.ldreii, * for colds,  orot'ip,nnd whooping cough, nsy it- always iil'Vordu fpiick' relief, and ns it  conlaifiH no opium or other harmful  drug, it iiuiy be given as confidently  In a baby alt to 1111 adult. For sale by  all druggists.  Dramatic Performance  The beautiful play  "LADY OF LYONS"  by llevelsloke Diiiiniilic Club  loi lowed by  A  DANCE  Music by OrcheMr.i nuclei'  leadership  of It. N. Doyle.  Cut Glass  The  Best  on  Earth  XMAS GIFT  J. Guy Barber  Doors open at 7:30, Commence at 8:15  . IOC  .V?:'?5bc  Aflmk'cinn   '^'-served Seats...  - ������.,.���������,,,,���������..���������      'Galleries.7.....  Tickets maybe obtained and seats  leserved at Bourne Bros,, Brown's  Cigar'Store,' E. M. Allum's, Canada  Drug and Book Store and R. M.  Smylhe's, H0ja28  WANTED   1   WANTfcJU-'JWhcr   foi   Japanese   'toy;   Apply P. Q. R0X 2(Xj.  WANTED-Work of anjTkriUT^  young tniirried man; good vvilh  horses; adapted to bvsiness; wife cowl  cook.   Apply ut Mail eilliee  WANTKD-Situulion with pii vale  ... ..     'annly.      Apply  to Ifooienay  Mail ollice  AATi'jD-MiiN AKirwusm^  111 this uouiily and iidjoiiiinii-:  ten 1 lories, to represent nnd iidvee'tise^  an old established house of solid liniin-^  ,c",lL ?U-!'.,?i,?>-: ..s.aUl<jy   lomen  $211-!*?  iwith expenses advanced each Monday  by check direct from headquarters.  Horse and bu-jgy furnished when net-  (���������essiir-y; position pernifinerit. Addres.H  Blew Bros. & Co., Dept. A, Mono.,  Bldg., Chicago, III, 98jaag  ICleclion ofa membei to leprofcont, tlio Kevelstoke KIeetoraIel)istiic(,:in tho Lcgislntivo  Ahteinbly of this Province of lintihh Coliiinbiii  holden on the l!)lli day of .Scplemlier and :iid  (lay of Oelober, A. I). 1.HB.  Ueltveen :  J01111 Abiiilininson, I'etitioner,  "   aiiiP,    ' '  '  Tlionins/r.ijior, Kespondent.  , ^NOTICE.  Nol ice is hereby given Unit llio above named  Petitionci intends to niiiki- application  to tln.s  Ilonorable Court or Judge theieof on Tuesday  ,tlio elh day of February, nm, at lO.IIfl o'clock 111  tlio forenoon forlorne to vviUkIimw hi������ petition,  l'ateel tliis "Jib day of 'miliary, A. B.  W.'H. LANG [,EY,  of the firm of -Lane-ley & m!u tin,  j'J 1-2 Gov-  einnienl  Street,   Victo   Petitioner,.     '  ft,  JI  i

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