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Array Mfe^  VoL 4.���������No. 13.  REVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTEXAY,-B.C.,,JIJLY, 17, 1-897.  $2.00 a Year:  NEWS OF THE CAMPS':  A NEWS BUDGET FROM BIG BEND"  lies defined  liy P.  Leake,   M.E..   lint  have dune nothing  towards 'surveying  the lots and   pint I ing   the  ground ; indeed there were  no  funds  tu do ,-uiy-  .thing   with.     Thcj   sooner    funds, are  AND TROUT LAKE. j raised for doing this the better and the    j, less outrage there  would  he  on  some  Erbsloh's Outfit will soon Let Work on  the Oie Bull and C.O.D. Claims���������  v a Extensive Building- Operations at  Trout Lake���������-Change at Silver Cup'.  THE TWELFTH OF JULY  REVELSTOKE L.O.L. NO. 1658 DOES  ,     '   ���������       ITSELF PROUD.  J. C; Ferguson,  O.   E.,  accompanied  liy   .Mr.    Mclviunou,   arrived   in   town  thisYveek.'   They   are   representatives  of the the London li. C. Alliance Syndicate  of London,   England, which   is  operating the Oie Bull, C O D, and other, properties in Ground Hog Basin.   It.  Yvas their intention to   leave 'Wednesday for Lhe Bend accompanied hy Gns  Lund, t.ivo helps and five saddle horses,  but   were   unavoidably   delated,   and  left, yesterday.    They ivill go Xover the  claiiii's and see where work i-im he   put  in to best advantage.    On their  return  1    Lo Revelsoke. they expect, to   let   contracts for a large amount of t iiiinelling  and sinking, also  for.' the   building of  cHbinsyete. ��������� It is reported  the  Syndicate's in ten I ion is to open up theproper-  ' ties as quickly as  possible,  and  determine Yvh.it they have in the Big Bend.  'Their'properties Yvete all acq ui red reasonably and if as good as rvpc.rts have  generally sU.ted, should with  development, turn out well.  Bob Williams and, Charlie Richards  have been .putting in-good work tit Lhe  French Creek Company's ground. They  have the saYvmill machinery all up and  Yvill this Yveek'it is expected be ready  to cut,. The. flume, Yvnrk is steadily progressing and a large < number of men  are employed.    ' c  The Consolation isireported to he un-  Yvorked vet this season. ,  The outfit who left Revelstoke to ,in-  ,  spect tlie Orphan   Boy returned   Wednesday.  The Kootenay Lumber Co. 's tug boat  Archer came up Saturday night, and  on Sunday morning "ivcnt- above the  bridge, with Frank S.iiuule-.s as pilot,  to transfer, Taylor's -scowload of m.-i-  (���������binerj-Jaj r.iss the river. The qiass.-tge,  yv.-is made Yvithout. miicli diflicttlty and'  the scciyy- with its* load is on,the ground'  where its.owners expect to reap a harvest. They Yvill steadily conlinue all  summer ttiYvork, this ground and lest,  their new gold savers. The only wish  of the community is that the scheme  may be successful.  people's feelings as it was likely removals would have to he made. The  sooner the plat is made ihe less re-j  inovals Yyill be found necessaiy. At  pre.-enL none of the relatives,or friends  of those bulled tliere have any title to'  llu* ground noi can thi^'get, it till it'  has bee i'i sur-Yeyed out. The ,pl,i<������e is  also unfenced and the condition of  affairs are not at all what they ought  to he in a town'of this size.  This sLatcineiiL of affairs ought to he  siiflicicnl. for (he pulilie, especially for  those most interested, to see that something should be speedily done to have  the required improvements made, I hey  Yvill not cost much and will he a great.  satisfaction afterwards Lo the people of  Revelstoke and their descendants. If  a special collection were made in all  lhe churches, folloived by an entertainment, if fouiid necessaiy, the required  sum Yvo.lld be met without feeling it.-  Everyone  Helped  to  Make - the Affair  a Success���������The -Parade,   Sports,  Etc.���������The Day brought to a Close  '    Witha Dance.  Waterworks Co. Pays Its First Dividend  Asa result of its first six - months'  business the Revelstoke Watenvorks,  Electric Light and Power Oo. to-day  paid its shareholders a dividend of IH  percent:? The dividend .was declared  at the recent meeting but cheques were  delivered to-day. by Secretary J. W.  Vail." This is an excellent showing,  being at the' rate of 2ti percent, per  annum, more especially as the com  pany has, as yet, only operated tin  Yvatei-Yv'orks branch of its business.  Turned the First Sod.   X  Wednesday, .July 11, '07, will, in  future, he one of the West's red-letter  days, for 'twas on Wednesday last that  the first sod vvas turned 'on the Crow's  Nest R.iihvay, at Leihbridge,- by H.  Slrevel's outfit.  Contracts haye been let for grading  the fir-it 50 miles. ,11. Strevel has  tin'* first five miles from Let.h-  bridgt'v .Foley -Bros. &' Dohnoy have  .'Jo miles, and McCtiininon and Mo  Arthur five miles each.     ��������� '    ' "     '���������" '* > "  CHIEF COMMISSIONER      ' ,  Of Lands and Works is Here���������Says Co-  Operation was Understood. v  From Trout Lake City.  D.   M.   Neil,   late   of   Slocan   and  Cripple Cieek. has taken charge of the  Siher Cup.  He is a man of experience  ,   anil comes Yvell recommended.  Humphreys it Morgan made a good  strike about three miles fiom die lake  on the north side, running high'in  galena carrying 61 ounces silver and  S1S.0O gold Yvith plenty of oie in sight.  ��������� They left .Monday to do some Yvork on  '   it.  Thursday there, Yvas an exodus of  prospectors ivho had been tied up ivitli  the wet Yveather* foity-six left for  the loirei- end of the lake alone.  McDougal it Pope, of Sandon, a--e  opening a stoic   on    Kellie   St.    They  ��������� yy ill cany a   general   stock   making   a  ,  specialty of men's furnishing.'  A. Minim, yy'Iio yv.-is superintendent  of the. Silver Cup under the Dunn it  Farrcll icginie, Yi-ill leave Thursday to  open up the Free Coinage, the eastern  extension of the .Siher Cup; it is one  of the most promising claims in the  district.  Thos. Wilson, of Trail, lias   ordered  1 lumber for hi.s now stoie .south   of   the  Queen's Hotel, it will  lie 20x70.     Mr.  Wilson   is   a   rustler   and   will   be   a  \.-tillable acquisition to the town.  C. B. I fume, it Co. bave placed an  order with the s.'iu'iuill Co. for a building 'JoxoO t \vn storeys high, Llie upstairs Lo [m used as a hull.  In this Victorian era of progress Die.  Trout Lake mail service, is snineYvhat  behind the. times Letters for the  coasL lake fifty-seven hours to cover  (he fifty miles between Trout Lake  and liC.YelsLokc, or at the lecord  breaking rate of less than a mile an  bour. 26' hours of this is consumed on  the first twelve miles. ' And stiU_ the  Government make no sign.  Hon. G. 13. Martin,' Chief Coiumis-  .sioner of Lands and Works in lhe  Turner- ministry arrived I his . morning  from Kamloops He informed a  Mail representative that his trip hud  no special significance. He yv.-is anxious  to see for himself the needs of the  country in roads, streets, bridges and  other matters dealing with Ins depiirt-  jiient. He thought he could h.-lter  understand these things by studying  them himself and meeting the"people  concerned. ' (  Questioned   about   (he    liver   hank  matter he, said he always thought that,  co-operation betYveen   the two government*; was understood and, on liea ii g  what Mr. Tinner's   vieYvs Yvi-re, sJ.-iicl he  fancied the Piemier must ha ve thought  that   the   understanding  had 'lapsed.  , lie    further   stated    that    before    he  left, Victoria  coiiiinuuicaLioiis  were in  progress   on     the     matter     hot ween  Victoria and Ottawa.    lie promised lo  look at lhe bank himself.  Ile volunteered the  information   (hat   he  had   not  been in Revel-toke since  1SSI.    Asked  as to Iioyv  loiig  he   YYould   remain,   he  replied  that  he   yyoiiIi!  go  south   this  afternoon.  lion. Mr. Martin's statements as to  his understanding on the river bank  matter, bears out (he idea that the  Dominion Government considered  Lhere yy'.ms such an agreement and that  it made its grant on that hnsis ,,(l(ls  further'proof. ThcChicr Commissioner  is a very approachable person and c-i-y  Io converse with. He will return thi'-_  way on his honicYvaid jon'incy.  . The207th anniversary of the battle  of the Boyne���������a day sacred to every  Orangeman���������was celebrated here on  Monday in most becoming maimer by  Revelstoke lodge No. 103S and visi'.ing  brethren. Remembering that "one  man esteeinel h one day a hove another."  and that no man should "judge you in  respect of an holy day,"' people of all  denominations���������wiLh the great, broad  spirit of tolerance so characteristic ot<  the West���������assisted by Lheir presence  and help ,(o 'make the clay (he great  success it'Yvas. Not one unpleasant incident occurred to mar it. "  i  The proceedings really commenced  Sunday, when Rev. C. A. Procunier, of  Kaslo, preached to a large audience al.  the open-air-service. The local lodife,  accompanied by the Revelstoke brass  band, attended in regalia.  On Monday, lodge session opened at  7.30 a.m., and on arrival of train from  the west the members, headed by the  baiid, lnaiched to (he station to welcome the visiting brether n. Salmon  Arm lodge turned . out to a man (and  ton woman too, as many of the fair sex  arrived with the delegation), and  Ill-ought with it its fifes and drums.  Considerable disappointment yv.-is fell,  at the non-arrival of Lhe Kamloops  brethren, their* absence being accounted for by the fact, that "the* Inland  Capital���������so called���������could not get thc 10  excurtionists necessaiy to take advantage, of the Ioyv $o rate offered by Lhe  railYY'ay.  At'lO.'i.in. th������ pa rude passed through  the streets and presented an' imposing  appearance.    Jack   Shaw,   personating  King Willi-im III., led the Yvay.atLired  ���������in d.r/.zling  costume  and   mounted on'  his steed   of   Yvhile, Yvith   sword  in hi������  hand   "pointing  to    victory,  and   wilh  "pride in his port- and defiance in 'his  eye," he made ah excellent representation of the king of, immortal   memory.  Following   him    cairier(he   Revelstoke  band   playing    orange rt an s   such ' as  Boyne   Water,   Orange   Feather1,   and  Rise Sons of William Rise.   Then came  tlie splendid"banner  of  the local lodge  folloived by the   members  of  No. JG.-5S.  Next came Salmon Arm  fife and drum  band  and   then   the   members  of that,  lodgf'with'a big British  ensign in the  rear.  After lunch the Orangemen and  many others atlended at the booth on  the baseball grounds and listened to  speeches from Revs. Pi ociinier, G'lass-  nd Muir.    This  oyci-, (he pr-oces-  on all sides (hat those interests comprise some of the most valuable prop?  eiiies yet discovered in the province.  I have reason to believe that Yviih  proper management^ some, of those  pioperties' may be converted into  mines Yvhich will rank .-Is' the largest  piodtiecrs of high grade ore. in' the  country. 'It is my intention during  the next feYv Yveeks' to , denote , the  whole, of my time to the. development  of these, properties.  "Mr.   Ross,   the.    Yvell-lcnoYvn    contractor of Toronto, together' with   ,111V  company's engineers are iioyv surveying  and preparing estimates for a  waggon  road which YvilHie. some   25   miles' in  length.     The largest amount   of   labor  will i>o utilized for the spoe'dy building  of (his, road and I anticipate it, will  be  completed by  the   end ' of   September,  and that by   Christinas   yvp   can   ship  about 11 thousand  tons   of   ore.     It. ,is  my belief that, this ore will average  at.  least  .-?100   a   Ion.    *    *    *    There  are many  other  important   operations  which lniY-e to be  carried 'out   iii  'and  around    Albert   Canyon,    but    it     is  premature, for me   to   mention   them."  As soon as be ge's things i'11 ' shape,   at,  the Canyon he says he will devote   his  attention to the-numerous coast properties of the company fur a  time Yvben  he will return to Rossland in thg hope  of being able at that time to pick up a  feiv properties on satisfactory terms.  ARRESTED YESTERDAY  AFFAIRS OF THE ORPHAN BOY CO.  '    NEAR ING A CLIMAX.  A Provincial Officer Interviews the Secretary and they Go West Together  ���������Haskins to be Gathered in too���������  The Crown May Investigate.  West Kootenay���������Imports and Duty.'  ��������� The'value of imports for the fiscal  year ending June 30th, > as' reported  from the Nelson oflice, Yvhich ��������� covers  the Yvhole West Kootenay district'except Revelstoke, __was- $],iX5U,5!J8, upon  which duties amounting' to JpolO.OOO.Oo  were collected. Tothe'duty inust.be  added a sum'of $1077.95 for otherVeve-,  lines Yvhich makes the total duty collected .$350,078.00.   . ���������     '  If to'these figures are added those of  Revelstoke office the imports and duty  c-ollecLi-d in Lhe, Yvhole district. ' can be  correctly ascertained. The Revel.stoke  figures 1'olloYV :  Imports. Dutv.  'July,,!*!     ,    ,$2Wi2.!)5        .   ' $53S.1S  August, 577."!.05 1000.00  , Sept. ' ' 32:10.11 I219.3S  jOct.y 21oU.!)y ,   i :jijs.50  'Noy\   .      '   y 4STL.S.~)      -      '12.S7.51  Dec.-"1     r '    7010.57'-"-      '2000.21*  Jan. 97.-'        -7717.00   "��������� 1S74.1S  Feb. ���������    '    2517.7S S22.S1  March 7200.13 1093. K)  April 5549.20 v" 2071.40  May  l      , -I0I0.SS 972.31  June 0397.15 1191.12  Once,again  the afV.-urs of Ihe Orphan  Boy Co. lire   before  the   public,   and   a  new phase of lhe difficulty was disclosed   yesteiday   when   provincial  officer  Bllllock-Wehsler, ol'NeYV \Vesl ininslcr,  arrested Hugh A. Bioyvii, tin: secretary  of  the  company,  al.  the Union Hotel  here.    The   arrest   yv.-is   made q'uiel.ly  about 1 p.m. and very   few were aware,  .af.the   nature   of   lhe   officer's   visit.  Calling Mr. Brown into a'side room the  officer-explained the nature of fits business ;'he  also   took   possession   of  the  books   and   papers   of   the   company.  Webster took his charge  to  the  coast  on yesterday's No. 1.  Another arrest, in connection with  this matter, yv.-is Io be made; at the  same time yesterday in Victoria. It  was that of J. W.'Haskins, the president of the company, so good authority  states.'  J For some time past the affairs of the  Orphan Boy Co.' have been in many  mouths the subject of conversation,  and the theme of much presscomnient.  ���������Recently, too, an influential deputation  wailed on the Provincial Governnient  asking for an inquiry into its affairs.  These arrests would, therefore, make  it appe.-u that, the' Crown had now  made up its mind to probe the matter  in the nature of a criminal prosecution.  Indeed,, reports have been heard that  Charles -WilSonr~Q~C,. the eminent  lavryer ��������� has been assigned charge of  the .matter for the Cioyvii and'' W. ).  BoYvser .irray assist him. The trial  though no repor-L has yet been obtained, cannot in the .nature of' things be  now very far off and will be anxiously  looked for l^iy many interested in this  case.      , ' . ���������>   .  conspicuous l.o every visitor to Columbia Avenue, Kossland, is being hydrau-  Jk-ked .-tYY'ay.  Promising strikes are lepoited from  Waterloo and Di-er Park camp*-.-  The'Rossl.-iiid .Miners L'uimi. had .-*.  picnic on l^riday and ivere/addr-e.-sed  by Kd. Boyce.  S. It. Reid has foi-YV.uded about 1.7X1  pound--of ore samples from- Jio-,.s]and  camp ,/.o the .Winnipeg ludu.slrial  I^xhibiLion. -   !  W. S. Weeks has purchased i|)e  I'c-slaiid opera house.  Slocan City recnid office operi"d for  business on Afimday with 11. P. Christie  as recorder. '���������       , ,  Judge W.-ilkeui yy-.-is very ,-evere on a  '  man al. NeNun mimed  Regan (or carelessness in drawing an affidavit.  Tyvo more steamer*, are. lo be put on  the Lower Columbia in   opposition   to  the C. P. R. r     ,     '       -  , Large development is being done on  "White Grouse mountain, ' " '  The Ajax fraction has been settled in  favor-<U' Bradcn and Matthews.  Nelson Iron ivorks has been running ���������������������������  over a week and employs six men.  The Kaslo Kootiinaiaii has iiiercns'ed  to a semi-Yveekly and 1). W. King has  retired.      '  Kaslo has a new paper called the'  Brilisn Columbia News.  Cariboo Creek i^beingt. considerably  improved. Abridge is,being put in  over Trout Creek arid a hotebis going  up.,  F. Aug. Utilize returned this week  from Otlaiva.  A ledge has been found on the Ne!--  son-Poormau property. '  Local and Personal Briefs.  *      Tod. Is 00,3S2,35 11,719.10  These lidded to the Nelson returns  make grand figures of imports , $1,020-  970.35; duty collected. $304,827.-10.  -   SOUTHERN KOOTENAY.  Happenings' of  Interest  Amongst its  ������     ��������� 'Various Camps.   -    ���������  The Cemetery Should be Improved.  The improvement of the cemetery  grounds is a nnil ter which should re-  cciie iiiimedi.-ile public attention, as  their present slate i.s a standing reproach lo (he toYvn and its citr/.i-ns and  should not hc.-illoYYfd lo continue,  ,' JiilervieYved by a Maii, representative on (he posiiion and condition nf  < he aff'aii.s of the luinl. bin-ial ground,  II. N. (Joursier. Vine nf the trustees,  said he. was ghid the iiialler ivas  broiighl up. lie . cxjilaineii; that it  Crown -grant had been- issued a nil llie  I |-|isl.ee.s .nil 11 led. Tin- ihe public were  .11. .1. IJiilll-ne.yl, Ali|-,-ili.-ii|isiiii nnil biiii-  .se)f.    They   had A he i.-eujelerw boii|idn-  To Protect Home Labor.  The Ontario  labor organizer,   P. J.  Lotighlin, has  been   authorized   to .ict  nsagen! for the Department of Justice  for the enforcement of  the  alien labor  I.-iyv passed at the recent session of  the  Dominion parliament.   Similar  agents  are to  be  appointed 'iii   Manitoba, the  Territories     and     British     Columbia,  where the Act goes  in   force, so as tov  protect    Canadian    workmen   on    the  ('row's  Ne.st  road.     The   governnient  have also made an aiigeinenus with the.  C.P.R. to give Canadian   Yvorkinen the  preference,   and   M. J. H.uicy, chief of  const ruction, has already, it i- said, declared his intention of  employing only  (.'aiiirdi.in labor.    The   Minister of Cirs-  (oins has issued an order   (,, ( oiler! full  cii-loiu.s dues I'roin all   pai I ie> In iiiging  inlo the (-oiuilry gootls. for Yvorking on  rail\Y-;iY's.y ���������...''  Tlie..first copy of  the -Nelson  iiiikI readied here i his" Yvcek.  I >r.  I'.  iMalliisnii   -Yviil   i,e   at  Victoria    here,    linti!   Julv-    i':-  Ecvno-  ford  sion w.is formed again and on reaching  Front,  sti eet    it,, broke   to   enjoy   Lhe  afternoon   sportsj   There   was'a'htige  crowd   iu   the sLreet.s and   nearly    all  places of business closed for the rest of  the day.    The races   were all   Yvell contested ami excited considerable interest.  The 100 yds. open, won   by  Chns. Wilson ; the 10 lb. shot putting, yvoh bv J.  P.   Sutherland,   and   the  quarter-mile  secured   by   Mellnioyle   weie   perhaps  the  best  items  of   the sports, though  the mile yv.-is a very fair event indeed.  Dinner ever  the   bicycle   races   \vere  next called.    Scott   won   his  heats  in  (he quarter, McTavish securing second  place.    The amateur ?juarter   Yias-onu  of the best of the series and had a most  exciting finish, Jackson   Yvinning by a  verry   narrow     margin   from   Mori-is.  Lewis YY-oii lhe half-mile in good   style,  and'.McTavish  pedalled  home  an easy  winner   iu   the   mile.     The   half-mile  ainaletu  yv.-is also yvoh by J,ickson,   W.  CoYvan getting second ndim'sl applause.  Nortbey   rode   in   hard   luck,    falling  each race through accident.  The horse races did not all come off'.  j The Indies' rac-- w is a splendid one and  I .Miss   Selnra   Tuiiiros   yvou   it   nicelv;  I though .Mrs., Biichaiiuan   yv.-is  not   far  ! behind, and both riders slnnved  tliein-  selves      capable      hor.sei\ omen.       .MisS  Tiiriiros rode   Pellipiece's   Baby  Lark,  aud Mrs.'Buchanii.in   McCai I y-'s Sorrel  Ten.  After the races the band led the way  (o (he dance stand where the day was  brought to a merry and graceful conclusion.  KCIKIKS  OK THIS   HAY.  No. KiWtiinit-.I nut if) sti out;, Kil. .\d.iir. W.M.  Han .\ltfin made a cai.ital iniislci-ot lccciiiuii-  io*>.  Salmon Arm loiljjc turned out -'.3 slrontf. J  IJ.uill. AV'.JI.  'I'lie biiiiiiur of No. 1 (WS is* one of the finest in  tlie province.   It cost SKhj.  iJistiiiKiiNliu-l visitors were Uros. Gl.is.,f(jrd  <iiul lxit'.'m. cx-n.G.SI's.  .lack SIi.-iyv'n costly and elahoi-ate costume  was the jn-fxliict of home indtisli-y.  Hojul Scu-Icls pi-e-ent ������cie" JIi-os. Aduir,  Alton. Glas^ford. Iaii;.iii and I'lei-non.  Harry (.'.uiipbcll'.s (IC.udIomijs) solo cornel, play  iiiK yy.is first-class and \mis much appreciated  by Kevel-lokc pcojile.  1'rof. Webb's new liuirch���������From Ocean lo  Ocean���������plajcd on the 12th for the first tunc, is  :i most credit-able composition and shows tulei.t  of no incoiisidei.ible (|iiahty. Hymisii notable  item in lhe I .uid's repertnire.  Too nun li pi-air.,- cannot be (,'ivcn thcUe\c-l-  stoke lira-is band. They did ei cr.\ iliinj,' lo  in.ike the day a Mir<ess. Their pln> uiy was  niiiih a|ipivi ialed and ihe I own is proud of  tlu-iii. j  Anion-,",! lhe \ isii-n-f brethcrn ������ere noticed  IJks. l.oK.ui and I'ieison. Onliiiio; I'rociimcf.  Kaslo; (liassfonl, Trail, NoiMiian, Arrow head;  A lev. Mi It.ie mid A)e\. .Mcfiri-fftir, Illeci'llc-  ���������w.-tci.: 'I'om .Melfiie nnd ���������'Cassiiir." Ilnniild;  I.ill.lo. ���������(���������'unies; Creek ; Ci-.-iuford. Kamloopr! :  two or three from Kdmoiiton. AJta.. and from  .Sandon, II.C. - .     ,     ���������  AV liST   KOOTKN.VY���������EXPORTS.  FolIoYving the piecedentof the'a hove  the output of ore added to the figures  of Nelson offhe gives the total output  of Lhe district.  ' The Nelson out put was fjj f,S-!I,-J50.00 ;  Revels!oke's figures in detail are as fol-  Ioyvs :  Julv.  -'90  $30,077  Jan. '97  $!)S,032  Allgl  St  7S.710  1<VIi.  &VJS5  ftcpt.  52, ISO  Match,  SS. I3S  Oct.  101,007  April,  32,551  Nov.  77,.->S'l 1 May,  3S.J02  Dec.  '00,005 |  June,  - 18,301  Total , $S28.3S7  This added to (he figures fiom Nelson  office gi\es a grand   total  of S-i.">,(Kil,8I0  as the output of the   dislricl    for   the  year:     It is a total to be proud of.  I  .Hotel  :'d.    lo  practice deiiiislty in all its' brand  ranciscs.  Govan on His Canyon Properties.  Illtei-Y-ieY\-e.d at.' ��������� Itussliuiil, Ernest  (I'ralit -(t'oY.,-111 saicl.about' bis pi npe.rlic)-  ori llie,, North.-' Fork.''  "J   am .'as.-;t;red  Railroad Rumblings.  There seems (o be still some uncertainty about thedisposiiion of Lhe. Donald shops. Recently, Strpt. Whyte.  intei-YicYved at Ciolden, said that Golden was. lo he I he divisional point, in  future insLc-id of Donald. This the  lira says will require the removal of  Ibe shops, pari going lo Golden, part  lo Revelstoke. This is denied bv olh-  er-sand lhe shops meanwhile arc. staying Yvhete I hey  YY'ci'i .  It is reported fh.-it tit,. (!. ]>. ]{,. (',,.  Yvill establish a fine dcyv hospital building at Revelstoke. It is to be (hy finest building of the kind on Ibe liic.  There is no place on the company's  road, it is claimed, Yvhere (heir hospital would be more convenient and useful. It is also said dial I)r. Rr-oclor,  the present ('. P. R. doctor at Donald,  tvill be put in charge.  XV. O. Miller, chief train dispatcher  at. Vancouver, has been appointed station agent at Kamloops in T. i k-'y's  place.  The C. P. R. hotel at Revelsloke is  now all but ready for the (onvenieiice  of guests. It is mosl comfortably finished, and is much admired by all who  visit it.  'fHAIL (JUISISK.  The Le Roi'will pay a second dividend of $25,000 this month. ���������  The Whitewater group near Boundary has been bonded for $30,000.  The Deer Park Co. is to be reorganized " l  The shaft on the Evening Star down  25 feet -sIioyvs six feet of ore.' Some  carloads will be shipped next Yveek.  The.llomest.ike deal is all complete,  and (he properties in the group have  nil been transferred to the English  Company. '  Application for a certificate of ini-  pioYeinenl, is being made for the Wal-  lingfoid gioup.  The dispute regarding the Good Friday property has been settled.  The vein on the Abe Lincoln has widened totfO inches.    ���������  The Delawai e is repoi led to have one  of the finest shoYVings in the camp.  Geo. Pounder has sold his interest in  the'E.irly Bird Mining (Jo. for $10,000.  HI.OUA.V.  The Tyvo Friends property is looking  belter than ever, is the repot I.  A strike has been made on the Meteor, near the Arlington.  J'he Wakefield mine is making a shipment of '.it) Ions.  A splendid 'slrike' has been ' made  about nine miles below Nakusp. '['he  chums have been bonded for $20,000.  The Fidelity is reported lo be sold for  $:io,ooo.  Work has commenced ou the Adams  gioup.  The Wellington eonl inues working 20  men but will increase Ihe force and  shipments very soon.  Fifteen men have been put lo work  on I be Ai go.  The recent shipment from the IIoyv-  ard Fraction YVent 125ounces silver,-ind  $10 gold.  The JOnler prise is looking splendidly.  The ore aveiages 200 ounces in silver-.  The    Rowlainlur    appeals    in  shape nnd size this week".   ,-  Hoyy modest dcigY men aie.  the. speaking on the 12th Me\.  cuiiicr insisted strongly ' that he  but a little gun before the -hi:  A delicate yviiv it his of complimenting  the 'others'- aiid, exbibiliiig bis -o'yvh  modesty. ������������������ f.!ev. "J\ :: Glassfdrd '.was'  equally anxious In underrate himself  and said be only helped to slop a, gap.'  Modest men boib,  "���������  .;  11( YV  At  PlO-  '.Yv.as  guns.  (IHNKIIAt.  Arrangements are being made by  which one of the Supreme Com I. Judges will reside in Nelson.  Nelson is going to ei eet a $10,000 jail.  About 900 men are now employed on.  Ihe Slocan riYcr railway.  The (J. P. . H. are about lo build a  iioyv depot ,-iL Nelson.  Thc rapacity of I he big electric plant  put in al llie middle falls Kootenay  RiYcr is in he doubled ou account of  tb'< demand'for light. ''������������������".���������  Daiice halls, dives, etc., have-, been  shut up at Norl.hportdii the,boundary.  '.The Russia nd lianijuel in , Licit t.-Gov-  ei-iiiiiii-s DeYvdiiey an.d Mcintosh and to  Mr.- <'nrlyie. yyiis a very 'enihusiastic  '���������.iITaii'.-' '    "-...',;'.'"  .,���������:'J'he. big bluff oi' rock,nnd   gravel, so  Guy Barber bus had his jeYvellery  shop' painted.      \   " .    - '   '  The Kootenay Lumber Co. has  opened a branch at Nelson.  Nels Anderson ' was out ������enjovin"  the 12tb after a long term of confinement in hospital.  Ncyv Potatoes, 2c. ��������� per lb., 11. Tapping.     a , ' -       *  Found���������A  lady's gold   fob.chain'.  Owner can have   property .by provin"-  same arid pitying expenses.    "  ���������. Eddy EdYvards is not very well eY'er  since he  returned   from   Golden.    Ho  has strained his side it is said.     "���������  - , ���������.  ��������� Geo. T. NeYvmaii, the ^rustling  merchant at ArroYviiead Yvas- here on  the-12th. He seemed to enjoy himself.  Laurier is not the only P.O. ��������� Sandy  McRne Yvas given the title this , Yveek.  Sandy also ivears a, star and���������no,  not a garter.  - W. XV. Clark, the Inland Senlliid's  rustler, Yvas heie on the 12th. He  thougbt'lievelstokc livelier than Kamloops. '  Indeed !  Tho ivarcliousos near the'freight  shed are all in good order iioyv and  that end of toYvn presents ������r-orit  changes.  XV. G. Goepel, government inspector  of agencies, arriYed this morning in  company with G. Ji. Martin, Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works.  Capt. Troup, tlie commodore of   the  C. A- K.   steamer   fleet,   Yvas   in   (oyvu '  yeslerday making   arrangements   Yvith  the French Creek company for   taking  up their pipe nnd, other stuff.  The. Canada Rook and Drug Ox  have r-eceiveil n ' fiist ' instalment of  goods Yvhich are being placed in  position in their fine new store..  See Mr. Syvcci's new catd this issue.  Mr. SyvccL hopes to icinain in Revelstoke nud is anxious to secure the  book-keeping business of the IOyvii.  The big chunk of oie brought in  from the "Lost. Mine,'' on .Seymour-  Arm, is lo be seen iu the Gold Hill  mineral case. It weighs about 30 lbs.  Bullock-Wrbsler, of S<iw Westminster, a pi'oYincial police officer of  some notoriety, was here last Yveek  looking up souse of his friends.  .Stockholm House boaiders nearly  missed their |llt.a| J-'i icj.-iy CYemirg.  They didn't hear the peal "of the old  bell and ibey were unaccustomed lo  th" iicyv one.  Theie is a patient named Green in  the. Pievt ,sio|v(- lJo>pit,,| fiom Tiout  Lake. W liiie i.ung lt ^urr it exploded  and severely injured bis hand. About  ���������10 si itches ������f.| i- p'ui ui.  JiiiL,'ii JSiiiy tire's nujther, bioibers  a d sj tor ha\c arrived lioni  j.upland .md will in future reside iu  lien Istoke. Col. Sin} the is m.iYor  .,i AMeibiid^e.  TIicy ,ue all YYelcouied.  i,oc.i! cyclists intend taking steps at  an early dale (,, {,������������������, ,,,, organization  .llirl ,-ilbliale Yiith the C.W.A, Correct,  Iioys. t li.it is yy hat \ou ������ant exacllv.  l.-oii i lose I line Imt it,.i a meelin"  l iglii ..yy.-iv. -  i,  Mis.', Coursier arrived Wednesday  from Trail Wheie she has been for  some time helping ..Mrs. Sti-cd with  her little yiii now sIoyvIv recovering.  Mis.1 'Co.tii-sier was- acc-ouipanied ' by  Miss Ncelimds,   of   Nelsunj   yvIio   wi'l)  ! renuuii here   fm-   a  iiltje   ivliih.*'  on   a  I Yisit, -  Wi PAOE -l  ^be 1fcootcna������ flfoaf  l'l'iii.isHKU kvici.-y SA'j't;::J>AV  AT  BEVSiSTOKB, B.C.,  i , ���������uv���������  ,  '   ATKINS fc SMITH.  , Pi-iu.rsimits and rn(iriui;Toi(s.  Subscription   Price,   $2.00   Per    Annum  .Ti?" s-|-j{K-i'i.Y ix   ydy.yn-;..   .'*,  m  Tlie Ames Hoiden Go.'s special  "Columbia,"Vancouver," "Koai-  efiay" sliould be worn i)y evsry-  Jjody wao wants a first-class  mountain' boot.  liEVISLSTOKK, .JULV 17, ISII7.  Atticytion' is earnestly diiected to  <h������ necessity of doing something to  care for the burying ground. 'J'he con-  ���������clition of all.iirs is such that prompt  .action is adYisable.  addition to the iii'mi (-mp'oved by Ihe  local ciijil r.iclor-;. y-. or U. -.'.-ill be jivoy ided  fur 2,0,10 ���������ucii lo be furni-hed bv llie  iiumit>:.il. >ii d.������������������;..u I in'" il. T|i'--e men  'Y-ill be im.iiigi.i.its de -ii ]<,'_. ;,, -, ���������; ih in  (Jan.id i but yy ho have hoi --iii'i 'ii-nl  iiie.nis to settle at once. Tin- ib-nirt-  mt'iit's agents abro.id will Juiyv.i,.! a  c : -i 1". .ib I ��������� ir it-ir her ol t he t oul indent  .t'i I I*. H. rr������;"iits .viil send in a piii.i'eer  of .-..nn; Ciii.idi.tils di ��������� ir-ou, ul icl.irn-  ii'gl'i iheir n.-ili-. e t-ou.iti-y.* All the  men furnished ivill become, il i - ���������: ,der-  stood, bona 'i.ia settler-s.  fy.-.--,-^  That out of the, visit to   London   of  the Colonial premiers mav come   some  ��������� ��������� *  practical scheme of Imperial Union is  ihe earnest,hope, of every well , Yvisbei  ���������of the race." Such a union Yvould be  .the grandest utilization of national  .glory tho YY-orld ever suyv and be the  grandest argument-for a YvorldV peace  .that-ever- yyms presented. Hasten the  day!      *  '  Rock Work Contract.  It is reported at IJrahdon, Alan., thai  (Mi.tiles Whilehe.-id, the yy cl!-kun\Y n  eonl racloi* (if the Yvheat cily, has  '.secured I he; contract for the rock yvoi-U  on I he (ji-iiYv's Isrest,_jiiss railway from  the stminiitol' Ihe liioitntains to Js'.-lson,  11. V. >To confirmation of (his report  has a~ yet been,received.  OGO.    IfiOlJidfiUliy^iosw*  *; Generai  Blacksjnlfh |- '  -     ���������    REVELSTOKE, B.C.  Wagons,  Jumav   or   liglil]    built   and  icp,tiled.  I loiseslx.ping :i special! y\ '  prospector's Picks.     33iuei*s Tools.  L'ai'ge supply of iron, steel and shoes.  Orders   in , rtnv   branch   of , the   trade  r  ('Xc'cut('(l"in it yviii km.mlike ina'nner.  J^cVelstoke - f-JospitaJ.  .Maternity ward in connection.  Vaccine kejittiii hand  ..''..  Drs. McKcchnie and Jeffs,  - ��������� Attendants.  'A Sure Preventative of  ,'-t  A Guaranteed Prevention.  "UP" ��������� I T J  ���������������^SZZ==B������-s.i?ilJDi4Uil;t'   iii 100  PKOFBSSIONAL  The Orange Association.  , The Orange or'iler of Mi'itish N'oith  America has decided to separate the  rcKiih'i'.husiiifss of tin-iii-dcr from the  mutual insurance branch, and in l'uliiie  Grand Secretary Lock hart will look  after t he ptirclyad in in istr.it ive business  of the order, Yvhile .J. i'\ Leighton,'' of  Toronto yvi'H manage Iheafl'.iirs of the  mutual insurance. 'J'he change'' is exiled ed to benefit lhe order. , "���������  ph'AS.  R. CARLYON,  Barrister-at-Law, Solicitor  and Notary Pulilie.  .f-r.-OI-'l-'IC']-::   [[[Kim'i. Pnol   Hluc-Ji. licY'clsloke.  Jyoyv that [the  directories   compute  the white  population  of the   province  to be about  I'l 0,000   with   7S,000   on  ,tbe   Mainland    nnd    38,000   on    the'  ' 'Islands���������oi over two to one   in   favor  ' '.of the Mainland���������il is pel tinent tnaslc  '-    Hon. .Mr. Turner, the   truthful,   if   be  _ is taking steps to picpnic a proper   re-  ��������� distribution   inc.isuie,.      According   tu  the  population   the ' '.Mainland   should  ,    have  Iyy'o   ineinbcrs   to   one   fdi"  the  fslands.  Nelson 'Council Replies.  The acl ion of the provincial authorities in ignoring- the recommendation of  Nelson's cily council in the appointment of, a police magistrate has been  severely criticized by that body and  the folIoYving'protcst yv.-is foi-Yvarded lo  Victoria. , r ���������  liesolved���������That the council protest,  against the appoint ment of Ud yy-.-i rd  Albert Crease to IJie office of a' polite,  magistrate and William Alexander  McDonald to the ollicc of member of  I he police commission and member of  the licensing board, and that (he  protest he drafted, signed and sent lo  Premier Turner.        ';  C*    H. ELLACOTJ,,  *������<,���������       Jl.A. Kc. IMcOn.l).  w  l'rmuitci'd Lfindifiurcijar.  Survgj-, uxocnlud in any ,)i.irl of tlio I'rovincu  '    YY-itli .icc-imicy anil disii.iich.  JJOX til. "ROSSLAND, B.!C.  ��������� ror sale only ;it ���������  ABEY'S DS.UO- STORE,  Open day and ni^'ht,  REVEMTOKF. STATTOT. 3. C,    ;  Mail hi'deis promptly at'lended lo.  T9  jjft   T*i  '* ������  S **i  BUILDER' AND  'II   DESIGNER,  .4.52  j^ians;'ancL specillcations prepared-  'in India Ink or Blue-print-  Drawing's.  BAILORS.  >     S.   Wi I.SOX,  ' Local Merchant Tailor.  REAL, ESTATE AND MINING.  '     ' FREDB. VVRONG,  i  Bea' Estate and Mining Broker,  -���������"   ,       ��������� FKHCT.bS,ON, D.C.-'-  Tlio iriindon of llie'j'ruul  Lake District.  i  Correspondence Solicited. '       . ���������  , JjI-xhsi.ation is a sLrango thing.  'Tlw alien labor I.-iyv is lo ho put in  force in Dritish Columbia to protect  ���������Canadian 'laboiers on the CVoyv's Nest  Pass road. Yet on this very road the  ' J Louse refused to add the iinti-Chinoso  employment clause to the nc-t.' Protect  ���������Canadian htlio:���������certainly!���������but first  jiro.te.ct it from competition, \'\ il 11  vcoolies and Mcditteianotui foroigrrer.s.  What is the use of si raining at a 'gnat  .and swallowing ii citinel.  A Humanizing- Experiment.'  ��������������������������� On July 1 a law Yvent inlo effect in  .Missouri providing that persons tuidei-  '2~> ye.-n s'uf age," convicted for (he first  time of any crime except murder,  arson or tape, may he released on parole at the discretion of the 11 i.tl judge.  A condition of the- release is that he'  must, report to the court, at each term  during 1 wo year s I'olIoYving conviction  or during the term of his' s"enlei.ee,  and if he can furni.sh proof of good  behavior h'e may' he. discharged from  further liability under bis <-e-.ilence.  The reason of the 'I.-.yv is a beliefth.it  many young men of rial tiraily good  chat acteis ,-ii i; leiupted into crime by  a sirdderrpassion and lliul the di-grace  of prison life yy-oiiM efiVcl their- ruin.  11 is a step low ai ds huuiani/iiig erimin- |  al   iurispruilcnce   which    tsii.s   on    the!  C. S. DOUGLAS,    &  Heal Estate and Mining Bpokep,  133JCo:-dov,x St., VANCOUVSa, S.C. ,  Order aiid Heady-Made,  To suii figure or purse.  11. you desire an artistic home with all  modern  conveniences'  >- ' call and see Maclean'who can design you one ,in< any  style: Queen Anne, Colonial, S'wiss, or any other style  you ].>refer.  Interiors' and   interior, decorations , are  his  specialties.     Storec  Decorations, Hank   Fixtures,   Hotel    Fixtures ;   Hall  shewing   pannclled   dadoes, , frescoes,   etc.;   Artistic  Screens, Verandahs, Stairways,'etc. can be ������ot out to    '-  suit the market. '    ���������  SATISFACTION ��������� GUARANTEED.  r-.g-Hza- r-x~.  RevelstoltG Station, S.C,  c-'  ���������iA.MPHKLl. & CO.  Fashionable Tailors.  Cor. Broad,Si. <fc Trounce Ave '  Opposite the Driai-d.  Late of Government Street,  VICTORIA, 3. C.  liii]H)i-loi--i of Kino Sc-otoli and En^lNi (Iridils.  \\ n fi f"v  li- A L.  ILLECILLEWAET; B.C.' '   /  The Pioneer Hotel of the Pioneer0  t  ca/iiip p'f ���������  i.  IViA I ncvTo,1  Real Estate and Mining Broker  319 Cordova St.,  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Mining stocks nml propcilies bought  and .sold on   commission.    Correspondence solicited. ���������  BEAUMONT BOGGS &. CO.  Mining- Brokers!    '  c ,     ,    . (        VICTORIA, B.C.  Mines and Mining" Stocks.  CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.  rCTllO.MAS BROS. & GRANT,   '   .     '  i. .     ���������   TAILOES   Suilsfroni i'$V2,  Pauls from %'.>.  .Sample and   measurement  forms  scui  on applicat ion.  '92 Government St.,--  Vw'hilc labor only. VICTORIA,   B.C.  MISCELLANEOUS.  SAE3SP.3.  ^    McNEiL,  BAKBSIi SHOP AN2D BATH ROOM,  .Front Street. Rei'dstoke.      .  -'o:-  Haircut, 25c;   Bath, 50c; Six Shaving  Tickets for SI.Oil.'  WEaie   much   pleased  to hear that  ' .sonus'of our ojieiijouc business men .tie  .takiiiij; hold of   tlio   r cereal ion   <> round    ,-ielil side if  it  en-s  ,i|   all. and whicli i _  JiiatUir   and   lh.it   hy next  sjnin-^   yvc> j i.t her stales and i-omiiries mit;ht pi ofil- | f  ,m.iY' fook for a .suitable place at u-hicli ��������� ���������'���������'���������>' exin-i-iment yy ii h.  i j -j ^ r   ���������  ,to lv>i iriLf   off  our   spurts   and   athletic! ���������,.      ,. '     ,     .,. '  ,T ' ....   i lhe Miners hguros.  .conlest.s.      Upon ,i husiness basis is; m . ���������  .our   opinion,   llie   onlv yvhy io jjo into '���������     ^'"' h.iY.-  lake.i   |>.iiiis   io  ani\e .it'  ' .thib .scheme a.ul this the'piomotci-.s in- ' w,,m" ���������",i! ol '''������������������'���������l������'1"' --.>ii<-Itisio;,  .,,   ������������������  ,    ..... ,     ,       ,, the ���������lino'ini of uii>u"Y-ac t'l.tilY* iiiY*. s|,.i! ,  ..tend. , We   need    hard I \-   sut-ucst    to   -.     ,  .        ,    .        ,   '. " ,  in slulre*- uui'Iiilt | he Ihhhii   .md   yy*i*   i.o  .them that the .siia.es Jie. uf,'in easy de-f !)Ml   ,UI,U.N1,  h   Wl1llll   .^j,,,!!,,-,.  ���������v,.,.' ;,----   jioniination and, as before stated, tlial'   sio-n.ivy).      While   m.u h   cf   thi-i.uiil 1.1 n WA HD \VKST.  .everyone be--1y en  an   Wppo'.-t unity to ] a-nhil-   b������   ,,n- .ii-.vi,<i.*    :,..,    ,|���������- 25          ''^"'''''i^V^'Kn^u^!''0'1^  assist in tlie promotion of   such a vet v ' ���������<""<"' i- incoii-id.'i.r.X- :n i ompar i���������u  ,.., .'    . "      YYiih the .im.Hint .th ���������-.-nlv t.iki*:'. our   '.!  laudable proicct.       . , .   ,   .    tl'.C   lll'll"-.   Iil-ll.   Id   SIV   IK   IJlll".'     '1     illep-  Tin: Hon. T. .Mayne Dalv is  Hccu-e    P1'-1-!"tiw-- -"������fp<if- Th'* v.h .leamtiimi  .      ,. .   '. '    i)      i      ,    oi m"ii>*Y* ii,Y (-r*'ii   iu R'-s-i i.i I  miir-.  .and liolice c-oiuniissionoi'   at   lui-sl.ind '       ,    ,    ' .    .  uu lumii^ |mi'l.'i.!^.* > ���������   ( :<-'!ii!-.   if c;.-' -  .ami   X\.   A.   .M-.-Di.ii.ihl   (l)alton   Ml-   j1Ii(i ,.,.., ,,t ,|MI.. . .Al. ,i,i ,��������� s .,,.:.,;.,-.,.  ..C.irthv's   Brandon   opponent) has now" jMn  ihe  .mn. ml   .ilr-^'U   'ii'-s--,   n.-m  , i  Jieen . appointed    by   the     Pi-oy incial < th ���������   uiim-.   uoIyy iih-t-nniii.,-  the   i-n-  vGoYct-nnient.   without   eon-iiltiiij.'    the    lh;tI they .uv in an early  -t..-/,-  ,,;   ,!,..  .       ,       . i      -, ���������       . ���������     -i ' ���������  ��������� Y-elntuneiir.  local authoriUes. li; a simil.tr   position        ,,-',. , ,  ��������� yy i* h.iY'e in i .'.ind u.ri'ibi-i - jjri.cii:-.*U  at Nelson.      the public are   told   llj.it , _,,��������������������������� J2.MM0 ,,,.,���������   ���������,   ,���������,.   ���������,,,,.,    _#1J_  the Tinner CioY'Drniuent is not   a' con- , .si") a ton. nlmh me m-  y:;.<j<Hi.i>)-i.    t li  ! p    L JOHNSON;  i H i:y i:i.bto!ci: Station", ,i> C.  i    ' _   ......  1 Haircut and sh.tva 50c.   /s>jt^-..  ! ���������"n=���������������-accr7' Comfortable Parlors.  Oupr-s'.-.c 3ir-e.K Store.  ��������� r  ASSAYS RS.  KiiYing   Snsinccr,    Analytical <   Clicinist  and.  Assaycr."  . '. _ ^  l  ���������'.-.>:.( rrw ^i-\ ir.iii.'-.l fuel u-nnitcl <<n.  ,   M".n   DKVVKl;. |>. c\  GUY   BARBER,     ,  WATC3KAXS3 ASS JHWELLKil  ' y  Repairing Neatly & Promptly Exec-vitod.  ' .     HSV3LSTOKS, B. C.  JPe ' PICARL)'^" ,     <  Contractor   and Builder.  Good ro'onis,, newly i'urniahed.     : -    -   -. -      Best, table in'town  Choicest Liquors and Cigars.    Commercial Room.    ' ���������'  lXS^xS������y.   ���������        T. nrOHARDSON, Prop  suov^u Jr^gaeg  rvi-\ -a  Fhe CROWN FOtNT f   TRAIL,' 1$. C..���������:  Lii'.lvted th iotig-hoLit- with, electric litdu-.     Baths,'-and all-modern  improvements.'  PETERSEN, BnOS.,  P.'-O'-'KIETOrtG.  First-Clnss in Every Respect.       '    "  .Sample-rooms  for Commercial Men.  ,   ^>>������������J.  Plans and   Specilical ions  pi-epai*ed  on  .shor-t nolic'e. -'  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  p   H. HEAPS & CO., .    ,   '  Machinery Brokers,  ."il-li (.'(inliivii Ktrccl,  VANcouTvi-:i:, h.c.  FOR SALE���������A i|iiiitii!l.vor lii?ln. sccoml li.ui'l  Steel It.iilx  j: r. hull & oo.  VRA N K  VAN 0A1.L, 'Propkiktor.  ===5=^T?.^  ^Keveisr������oJse, .-Ji5.u.  BestTabla'.in Town, Well Fnrnished Rooms,  Chdieest Winas/'Liqnors and Cigarsr -  - Every thing Stristly" First-Class/  Terms $2 per day.      ', Kamloops Beer on Draught-  Wholesale    and - Retail  l^urveyors of rliyh-class Meats.  ^Vpi^v\^;-,:,7t^~ j     ^YELBTOKE, 3.0,  *  *   -       >.Vl   'I.-.   '���������"   Imc. Ii:-!., M.MM.Ii)       \  ,\[\ (,rilel'i- in (.Ill'line wiU be .proinpily  '    MItniir/ Entj'>iw< r nud Asi-ai/rr. j attended lo.  \* y.v( iii \'i-;if. 1). ('.  Clicc-ing Sn*o'toi- Pulp a Specialty.  The Staff- of Life  n " n-.-'irs -.Mtii I. in.|i* ..li -liirld.-i-s, I  ,,< ��������� - ��������� n! l.e in .ii ��������� ( ���������] ('in-i^iiiii( nr- nl |  ii.'I 'ii.i1'.' -    .li I" .in1   ..ih.i . ,  serYfitiYC one and   deprecates   tiie   in-    this .unntini yi^T.-VK) h.i- I n   n-nd   u,    ('(>���������. <���������'������������������ ��������������������������������������������� \l-i t ���������   T'k \ .1- -1(".' I!  I-An.iiin  !   , I ii      l.nl       f.i e-.'dii  is Bread,  deduction of Federal politics into this duiileniis.    [t ,- s,-ui" inii"- -.ml   n.ui  i    , . i .   . . i hiLT co-l> nn-'i c 111.1 n it i oiih��������� I ii, i.i I h.i I  proY mee: but the appointment ot   stn-h . -  . .  . Mi cYcj Y" doll ir'pui .ii. not  iiiMM'   Ihriii  noted torie.s as   those   to   positions   so i.m...  ;    ,   i , ,.     ,,,      -n ,     .,  i     i,  1 ,i iloilu-   Is   taken   olil.     Ilil-   I'.il.-   I|,i-  biniiu'iiHy poYY-erftil in ele.-liiiir in.liters n���������t held   im-mI   in   lh<-   lf'.--l,uid   i.ui,;.  1,'iYcs .some, people tins idea that tiii'lei- .mil it his not henl ���������_'(>(������! in lb,- 'iloi.in  lie.illl the -tllt'.tci: the politieal yy \< i������, ! < ���������imp-. 'I'ik.- \\'.-.| Knel'-nn l.-o.n  rye all th'- uliile Iji-in-^ pulled.  Mn   Yr'lnii-I'ei'ir-Ir  (,.:.,;,  im,,,.. ,  Fhe hetter lhe bread the heller  ::.n   ......Hi,...,,;...:,.,:,..!   n-.,,,,,,,!,. L,^; sl.-ff-  '������&*'  \<n //TTr^-^  A Socond Lo Roi.  orn-cno to  i iif   ol her ,.iiid   il    li.,-   i.it..  diii-i',1 .tbi.idv- Y.i-^llv oi,   i- tii,in  ii    h.i-  CO-I .       iiO-s|M||ll   Mill' ;-.  Sailing- Ciosc to tin: Wind  culled.     One   of    tin-Ill.     llie    fii.'-li.'li],  iy as hiunclii-d  eiirhi   ui'uilh*   .i<.ro.   and  It rroYi' look*,  a-   if  ile*   Ki.ori'ii.iY   ("C  (.'oliuiilii.l YY otlld   bo  ,i   -ci oiid    |^e    |{oi.  I  The  development-   in   tl im-   h.i yc        Th''To,-,,,,lo  l!W(/ points  ,���������,i   n,.,,  recent Iv    been    lii.U'Vellou-.    The    li,-.,   I  th" l*nil'''l -Stales flov,.linn..til    i-   -ail-  ..stopir," floor' has   I,ecu   i-i.ihhshcd   iu ' '"������ P"''' >' ' '"l"'" "' !l1'- u ini1 !" l"u!dii.-  the bi- ore fill.to bi-Vond (he YYliize .111(1   '   "-lii-oi - fi n   Ihe^'lcil   lakc-lo    be   H-, ,]  the solid  OK*  i- l'lllly"^Jll-et   YYlde.       ll   j..  j   I''"'  th-  protection   of    I lie   leVCllle \|  .O.ICC.I the I.K.st 111.1-,'lllliielil -,.-),iscYi-i I le.'ist lh.il is ichal lli.-Y .lie olVlnallY  seen ill any tninc. The ore is as solid  a-matte; and eY'ery poiuid ..f ir, is lo  bi- taken out lor shipmei.l. (;,-,.',,*, bfis I ,*en ,i, ,i,cd yy it h (,iii, k-fin.,^ j-. u,  tpi.mtitic.sair iioyv h.-i.iK broken doYYn' fl,lfl lf"-|i(-(lo iul,.--.. In ..ddili.n. I.- Ilu-  aud Ibe neYV oie dump  and   chill..*  ,m. ,' she U Ml Id YYith s,,,,,, .���������.,- f,,, ,,   |,..,^  croYYtlcd.    A  drill   will   be   put   in   im- | I" " " i  "'M '    -Si," ,b*Y-j,,,,.. ,,   ,,..,.,)  mediatelyai.il the *invr col,I hilled   to J "' hi ki.ol - nnd yyiII be ,,,, o(.p,  -    I,,  lhe JIKJ foot   l.-Ycl.      Ill six  liionlhs if  all j  ;"���������'������������������������'_ !'"'"-,J "J111'     Tl,.-is    l.i    f e ,    a  goes yycII   lhe   Ivoolen.iy   k  ('olinnbia j  YY'ill be one of   the   great   pioiltu<><is   of I  Hie ci... p.- Ko-laml Mi,,,;: I l"|,,'lll",,l,iri1"-   ^v r '    ������������������  !  be pa i (lolieil il  <,ve    n-|  \y/Vr> ���������-.,r,W./  FRED   M. WELLS, M \i. Ext.Mt,ii  A. N". SMITH,  Baker and Confectioner,  Ri:\ KL-sT'-ki;  S r.\-|'|()N.  'im  ��������� .ir Jj-iIv*  ol lhe WoieiK fl*nir now   cnioiitc.  '  J. AMJKKTSTOh'K, Piioi'Iiiktoh.  Fiio Dining Room is fopnislied with the best the  ' Market eflor^s.     l   ,; ��������� ���������" ���������:  THE BAR- IS SUPPLIED WITH THE CHOICEST  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS/.    .  T'i  I Hutchison & Co,,  ((JpposiI e (Joy i��������� i-iiiiicut Office,)  r,rorcrics,  l;ct.:(],  J-'ruii, ;ilw;i\ s |. _.  J H1!!'  FHE-CENTRAL  HOTEL  Ai;ilAIJA.MSO.NT   IlllOS., Piroi'iiiKTOit.s.  ir':sh -md lull stcick.  NEW STORE.  m\ STOCK.  iliY-,isjo:i nf ihe ( , uiy i -.1 ion IcIyyii-i,  i he TJ<iy el nui.-iil s of f i i i-.i 1 i I' il a . , Mill  llie L'llit'-rl St ile-.    W,- ]���������. '   ,     ��������� ' i i.i iy  I     llli   I-'-,  WhoiscsljandP/jtai  .Sl-ic.-t   A-icoiintH.  I First-class Table   ���������   Good Beds   ���������   Fire-proof Safe  Telephone   ���������������������������   'Bus Meets ail Trains.   -  EEYELSTOKB,      B_C_'  Starting S(-Ulor.s.  | i, if   1,111 Idllll^  (r||l|l.(i,l I -      lilllll'l       11,    i  of    ie\,-l,il(;    (liilei   .     'i'lie.e    ,, I  III i-oiuiectioii .villi lhe i oiis| rncl ton f unuss lo pui-i.c. i'iill.ei i , i, |.j,|  f>\' the Cioyy'.s Nest. I'.isv, iail\Y.-iY- .111 | ve-,-e| lor \es<,| or i-nlei a <. , . i,.ii  ai ran^eiiieiil.. has been aii-iw-d nl. j pro|,e,-l, 'i'in- foi i.-i.-i \������iiiin- i,],,* m.o.|,  bl'l YVCi-ll llie [lepill-l I'licnl of I lie lnlel-ioil ny,.|(|| |,(i||r!y I ! i ��������� I.i II i ��������� ���������' . !!i- y,y, I  ���������!'.)t)   ('��������� P. I'. ' .-Hilliol-il ics   whereby,   in     ,iiyj|iili ������������������]    .;i';d  u��������� elc-;:.     Trirlr l-r.-ir).  In   YI.i:'* :���������-  j1;;;; MiL'c Cows; Saddle, Paoi:,  'Driv'm?; '>aicl Drau%)\\,  Horsorj.  NOTICE. i  i  \ - I-/I mm  i    iii ici;r.v i.i \'i.\ t!i������t i, ii.c |  ,N       I  11(1(1     k.ikI,   ('    Ii    'I'l l,,|.|l .  I'll    mi.   .I'M  '!. ,     ,.;[,!   i] I.'-  li,   mall    ,i;.,ili. i!    .1,    !(i   tli'  ' ,,,' ,"(',,, uu,     i   ii  i   i,f   I..,iul.  .iii-l   '.'.'nil  . I'd  i  ...   a,,  ..j' -i i., -,-n < It,,  ���������  (,..'    I,i.,,('.-. il   .,:i'l-i^!..   '  .  y . i/ ' n.'l     1 -. a. .1 , ���������.'. i'    ,    < I...'  . I, il; null       <  i ,   , [ nf  "wi" 11. ,.r f ,t, ni     ( i ( , '..   '.i. 111'  nn, 11.  ' .<.. 11-' ��������� , ,\ ��������� <   ��������� f   in   '���������'���������'' -I   K , .1   i. i .    'Ii-i i k '  f .,i I.,-, in ,,l * .if   I [",  I    1,1 i* I ((!       li..,. I ' ,������i'.^t. ( .  |  II    I'' n,"fi      -< '<*-    ' "i n' '     11,' ii  (  i I in1.1, ' T'ii I .   '  i li i I.     iini 11,   I'.( 'i' .-   ' .. I . ( 'i i ai-   ...   I.I Iu ip '  ,   '      . I,,,,, Iii. II,'-,,' c  fui' . ��������� S in     i      I :.i  j.' ,      (.I  ' m ' in   nn nl t     II    'I I. Yl IMil  .1 Mil   'Cl  -. I i'l, II  3 ?.��������������� ii  ^/Uk���������ii���������B ^ **J  AMMAHAMtfON   IMiO.S.,  Thoi'ijiktohs.  F;veryiiiing new and Firsl=ciass in aii Respects.  .,   'I'he' yy-oiii;i.ii'm   c:i i'i ��������� h   is   ma ;i'-': "I iiirV j  ri- c or -,i ii I; !,"!;''!ii"i. -J <<.������������������ri I'e'd   ot   (ir.il-  li!.;c. boiid l-r free.    ! i '< , i uv -oti.  :VJV, Hoiiss, is stocked with ilig Finest vYines anil Cigars in the Morliot THE KUOTEVAY jhvll,  PA.GE 3.  Blair Can cells an Agreement with C.P.R.  .Hon. A.  G. Blair,   minister of   ruil-  %vay--, h.cs e;iY-en notice  to  the  C.P.R.  that lhe agreement   betYY'een   the c-iiiii-  pany and   '.he  Dominion  fjovornriifut  for* the running <if   irain.s  over*  the Intercolonial   betYY-eeu    Halifax  and  St.  John   will   be  cancelled   at  the end of'  one year from the   present   time.    Th.*'  Minister, of  Railways is of the opinion  that the present agreement, Yvhich y\-.-i.s  made S yea is iigo,   unduly0 fa y-oi-.s  (he  C.P.R. and its coiitiniieiice   would be a  , .serious detriment  to the   f;ovei*nnieiil  road.    Under it the C.P.R. train   from  and to Montreal   yy-.-is   hauled   oY-erthe'  Intercolonial   by  an   Intercolonial   engine and train crew.    For-this   the   Inter-colonial paid to (he C.P.R. car mileage or rent aggregating about   .$ir>,(H)0  annually.    Ofcoui.se, the Intercolonial  got. tht' benefit of all   local   tr.iflic.    A  pari nf the agreement- enjoined  strict  neutrality on the pai I. of   both' the  C.  P.    R.   and   Intercolonial    agents    as  regards business for compel ing points.  What the result of lhe lerininatio.i   of  t he agi ecnient YY-ill be  cannot   iioyy'  be  stated.    Iv may   result  iu  a.   iieYY'   arrangement   for  I'liiininu-  the   train   lo  Halifax, or  it  may   be  the  Canadian  '" Pacific Railway   yyHI   make  Si.  John  thi^ir  terminus and   the   Intercolonial  YY'ill run ' a  connecting  train.    It.  may  be that the t\Y-o lines will fail to agree.  ���������Should this happen,   the  C.P.R.   will  devote' their  energies  Hi' making  Si.  John their'tei-minus and trying to   cut  the    Intercolonial     out     of     through  business by utilizing the Bay of Fundy  ��������� steamers, to Annapolis, and thence,  by  the   Dominion   Atlantic   Raihvay, ,lo  Halifax, YY'hich is a much shorter- route  than the Intercolonial to that citY'.  siioYY-n-lo number- 120,211,113, United  .Stales Consul-Ceneial Kar-el, at -St.  Petersburg, yvIio transmits the figures  lo the Slate Department, says'they  .shoYY' that in for ly-fJY-e years the popu-  latioirof Russia lJ;1r, doubled and during fhe last tYY-elY-e Y'ears it,  increased '20 per cent. To take  census tb(* Russian Government  ployed an army of ]30,(KH) persons,  its completion in three months i  gar-d.'d as a. great achievement in vieYV  of (hev.-isl expanse of territory ' to be  covered and the illiteracy of the  population.  has,  this  eui-  iiikI  :   re-  FLBMIN& & HAMILTON  LIVERY, EXPRESS  AND GRAYING.  17  nr\-  W"K~-*   "ST  -ot:!  ENAYLU.  d. 0. HUTCHISON,  Revelstoke Station,  B.C.'  Heavy    I) raving   or   Transfer  work a specialty.  Si-.isinicd Yvnixi, ciii-fl or sloY'c luiifillis, on  luiml  nt nil lii.i'-'s.   I.l'uy u orders ni   W. J5, I'(.-.i-(.  iS: (,'n.'s ������Luiv.  f ���������  Application for Liquor Licsnse.  T, IfKItKMV fllVK NrOTiC|.:tli,it:!n(lnys fi-i.m  1 ili'lcoi' lliis iK.tic' I ini'-iitl to npply lo tin;  (iiiid <'(ijiiiiii--.iiiiicr at Nelson, for a license to  .--I'll li(|iioi- by i-d.iil.il Mlnrr.il Cily, Slocan  ilislri't, on picinisc-. kiio<.\n ,k Miiic.i-.il City  Hold. ' H. C. IfOIH), Xakusii.  <   lUk-d l!ii.s-.':ii-(l ilny (.Clime, 1SII7.    '���������' I (Ml  WS  foi5  stove  wood.  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  ALL KINDS OF  ..LIMITED LIABILITY.  OOMAPLIX, B.C.  i   ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER .  OASH FOR RAW,FURS  ��������� - ti ��������� - ���������  G. W: ilALDWlN', Kamloops, P..C.  repn-sentinn ,)os/-.ph UHmanu, St. Paul,  New York, and London, Kngland,  giveq a "fair and <i|U.uo assortment,  and allows full value for all kinds of  iiiyv fins. Shipmeiits'.soh'ciU'd. Pioinpt  returns assured.  At the Company's Store is carried a Full Slock of General  Merchandise :    Miners''Supplies and Outfits-ai close rates.'  P.O.  AltltOWIIEAD.  'rcr-HC-llAPII TO (JOMAPMX.  I he Company's S.5. " LARDEAU "'coniiects wit 11 all O.I'.R. trains and steamers, and rnak'es daily  trips between Arrowhead and'Goiiiaplix and Thomson's Lamling. Goiiiinimir.ition is thus e.ilablished with  all points in the Lar-le.iu. Trout L,\Uo and Kish Greek districts.''  '  The Company's tug "ARCHER" is rc.-idy I o eiiler inlo lowing and freight ing cont racls.   ,     -  , '   The Townsite of COMAPLIX is being .surveyed and will shortly lie placed on the market.    Coinaplix'  is the outlilling point and hc'idi-iiarlers for ihe Lardeau and Fish Greek districts iioyv being opened up.     It  ' Upper' Arrow Lake, eight  iriih'->   from   Ar-  el accoiiimod;ltioii.  R. TAPPING, Agent for Revelstoke.  ...     .    -ip.  occupies a beautiful .situation, high and dry, onlhc X. 10.- arm of Upper Arrow Lake, eight  mile,   from   Ar  r-oYvhead.     Deep water'fur,vessels all the year round.    Good hotel accoiiimod;ltioii  ootvcdvleijr.ci-A.il, hotel  . Corner of Hastings and Cambie Streets,  .   '   ���������  ���������     ��������� '   ' *.*   ���������      VANCOUVER, B. C.  The Vagaries of Fortune.  The history of Sir'Heiii'V P.irkes ���������  the Australian statesman ��������� who' - is,  perhaps, best, known to' the outside  Yvorld���������makes ii capital text from  Yvhich to preach a sermon on the fleel-  ing character nf political, honors. He  began in poveity and distress; he  agitated for forty vears: he ,was five  ' times Prime Minister' of Ncyv Soulh  Wales; and he died ill want of  food. ' ll yy-.is only a feYv years  ago that. Yve weie' in the habit <'f  coupling I he name of Sir Hem y Parkes  with that of Sir .John, M.-iulonald as  the t yy:o great Colonial statesmen ; and  iioyv it appears that, in spile of all li s  achievements, lie acfuallv came lo the  chair-of old age with empty hands mi*  honored by the men he had served.  Canadian historv rnav   not   contain  so  'dramatic, an   ohiei-t-li's-oii   in   tin*  hol-  - f  loYvness of the popularity and . the unsoundness of the guarantees for the  future thatyiie yvoii ( by the successful  politician, but the high.joad of our  political history isstreYvn wilh Yvr-ecked  fortunes, Yvith dis.-ippointi'd ambit iorrs,  and with scarred monument!-; of the  m.-ti-Y-ellotis ingratitude of political  parlies.���������Ex.  Equipped   wilh   Elevator,   Electric. Hells.  modern   improvements.-  Itatcs $2 pel- day."  Heated   Yvilh   hot  Yvater.   and all  G. THOMAS, PnorajK-roH.  OOSIOPOLITAlfHOTBL  .KAMLOOPS, B.C. ,  LARDEAU AND TROUT LAKE:  DAILY1 STAGE LINE: Thomson's Landing to Trout  Lake City arid Ferguson.  Stagw leiiY-es Thomson's overy morning, ut 7 o'clock, for Trout .Lako   City   and  Ferguson; returning, leaYO.s those places at "2 p.m.,  FREIGHTING AND TEAMING.  Good freight Yvarohouses unci quick dispatch.    For till information about tians-  ' 'purtation or'hiuiling'iir Lardeau and Trout Lake Yvi-itu ��������� ^  Hest of everything going.  RUSSELL   &   HEROD,   Prop's.  IMPERIAL 'BANK  OF ' CANADA'.  Capital Authorized,  Capital Paid-up,  -  Rest, ���������  S2,OO0,OOO  ���������     1,963,600  1,156,800  DIRECTORS:'  H. S. HOWLAND,        -'      -        President.  T. It. MERRITT,    -    ������������������    Vice-President.  -William Ramsay. Hugh Ryan. Robert  Jafifray.   T. Sutlicrland Stayncr.  Mining Engineer and Metallurgist        _ ' ''  ���������REVELSTOKE AND GOLDEN B.C. -  Assays on Gold and Silver. <  Analysis'of All Metals made at lowest rates.  i / <  Prompt  and   Gorreot   llesulth,   GiiarauU'."(l.    Reports made on properties,  etu.     GiYi; me a call. - "  CRAIG & HILLMAN,  Thomson's 'Landing, B.C.  ITCTl'TTT'^l  Head Office,    -    -    TORONTO.  D. R. WILKIE, 'General Manager.  .   ���������>  The   present   centre   and future  liear'.ouarters' for  MIKING OPERATIONS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.  1   - ���������    Items of General Interest.  Mr. Learney of :\i<yy- Westminster  has heen appointed linilier inspector in  1 place of Mr. llitrgin'son, resigned.  -  Hon. Sidnev Ki.-hei', ininister of agri-  L-ultiire, leaves OttaYva'in a couple of  weeks for I3riti>h Columbia.  Sir Wil fied Ij.iurier ha-accept ed the  ,        ' r.  invitation of Pi evident I''.tin-e and will  ]iay a shoit y Ml. to France, -tartiuu; on  the 17r.li inst.  'A li.-iiiipiet was given (hi*- Yveek at  Hosslarrd to Lieuteii.iiit-Governoi s iMc-  f nlo.-h .and ' DeYvdney, and Provincial  Mineralogi.-t Carlyle.  Police a (fairs at Ro.-.-land hiiveheen  taken out of Jack, Kirkup\- h.-nul.s a.s  the'city has appointed its oyvii chief  and con.-talih'*-. The appointments are  reported un.-at isfaclory.  Dr.-iYviiig for heats in 'the Henley  challenge cup race tool: place Saturday  la.-t. L(-.inder and Tharnes i-oyv (he  lir-t heal, and ' Winnipeg is matched  again.-t Utrecht university four. There,  are I hi ee other heal s hefore lhe lin.ii.  The Oraiiire procession al. Toionlo on  the 12th took an hour to pass a given  point.  The alien lahnr 1,-iyv p,-is*-ed al. last  -..���������s.-.ioii i.- lo lie putin force in Al.uiiloli.i  and l!i iti-h Goliiuihia to prolecl. Canadian laborers on the Crow's Ne.st P.-c-s  i-iiihvay.  'IMie coal strike keeps groYving in  importance and gravity'and despite  several al tempts there seems no proh-  ahility of a sel l.lenieiil.'  'J'Yventy Ihoiisand Orangeinen inarched in iJellast, Ireland, on' the I2lh  wil hout any disttirhance yy haleY-cr.  London iu' l������(M)! That is lo be the  rallying cry of the Chri-I ian lOndca vor-  ers for the next tin ce years. It is the  ambition of the president and hi.-  niillions of followcis |o show the old  world .-.onielhiug of the si renglh of the  oi'-gani/.ation. v  Th-.- longest lime dining which a  Hank of Knglund noli;-ha- remained  uiic.ished is 111 .years. 'J'he note in  (pic-tioii yv.-is (oi jjipio, and il i-' coin-  puled Ihat lhe compound interest  gained by the bank, owing to its nou-  presi-nl.-iliou, a mutinied to no le��������� I ban  $.--(l,<)()<).  (fold has been di.-roY ered in Oak  Poiul Island. Hainy Lake, Yvhich will  pi ol ni lily lead (o inli'.'-iial iou.-il hi und.-ii y  di-pules hetYYeeii Gie.it IJl'iliuii and  llu* United Slates, as lhe i-laud is  claimed on the one side lo be pari of  the Slate ol' .M iiuie-ola, and (ii lin*  ol lid- I o be < 'ill i.i dial i leri il ol y.  ��������� Fi v I he. first I iii.ie. in hi.-.lory a gi ���������;:<���������; a I  (���������'���������'n-Us has been liik.en of .lhe'���������'j Vi'|.i.i-  1   lion ol llu- ! 11 i.-s.'-i.-i n -Kuipirc, Y\-liii h. is  TROUT  f  ������   A U i  ��������������� mitm:  1  ��������� i^s a HT\f  BR. 1 XCWiV IN OXTA1110:  Essex, Kerens, Oult,  IiiKui'snll,  Xiu<;ara  l''<ill.s.  Purl Celuoi-nc. Ii.il Potl.i^e. St. Cutliii'. incs.  Siuill- Hto.   .M.-iric,   St.   Tlionias-,   M'ell.in.l.  " Wuotlstiick.  /���������(Jar. Wellinston Sr..-oul Loadet-bine  Toitoxro- S"oiij?u .mil Queen fits. ]3riuicli. '  1. Vonjje mid Jllodi- Sts. Jjiundi.  Bit A NCI IBS IN NOR Til- WEST: ���������  ]5i-.iii(loi), Man. I'oi-r.ifju Iji Pniii-ic, JI.-ui.  CulK.U'.v. .\11k".-I.i. l'l-incc Allieil, H.isk.  Kilinniiloii, Alia.   'VViiiiiipojjf. Jlan.  BRITISH COLUMBIA : .  Viuicouver.     "��������� -        -        1-Iovolsloko.  ACENT3:, '  London. Ksr... L'- vd's llan':, Ltd.   Ni:yv Yokic, j  ilankof Jiorurciil. , I  stablish Yourself in  Tiio fast growing centre of North  It is the centre of the Lardeau mining district.  It wil! have railways to  the north-'and south.  Its climate is superb.,  ROUT LAKE CITY  is reached by rail from  Revelstoke Lo Arrow:  head, 28 miles'; thence  by steamer, 10 miles,-to Thomson's Landing'-; and a short  stage.of 12 miles; the'entire  journey occupying oni)'6 hours  through magnificent mountain  land lake scenerv.  ���������  Well-known mining promoters and capitalists already  have their representatives on  the ground, iind it is n no  boomer's "dream to say that before another six months Trout  Lakk'.Cirv will be a bustling  centre of business and the principal town in this treasure-laden  Lardeatto the new centre of attraction for the best mining  enterprise, skill and capital  which British Columbia has  magnetized within her borders.  A ecnsral bar.T:injf business ' raass.otcd.  Bonds and debentures bought and sold.  A. R. B. HEARN, Manager, Ravelstoke.  Z~;ir>*rzsy������&ie  AND  timber and a sawmill  in operation providing  It has plenty of building 1     The climate awCi soil of the  district are ail   that   could   be  desired by the rancher, gardener  1       -, j -. -1   1'or 'fruit,   grower    lor    whose  lumber at   reasonable.'   , ,   ,    ft    r   ,,      ,     -,  ., - . products a lJrohtaljlc and rapid-  prices Oil the spot. jf|y   ina.ca.si]^    mHrkct   exists;  Its      lakO      affords      ez-l,u'llilst  lo   lllc    sjiortsmen    the  ceptionally good troutijp���������1ci���������>hbo^h(-)0(, arfort,s -;ullc in  . o t ���������   ���������. iplentv.  fishing. -     1'   w                 ,   . ���������   *   ,   , ���������  0 ij ,   1 he accommodation includes  Ithas a crown grant, pur-11 good hotels, stores, post office,  Chasers of lots thusob-': recording ofiice, -butcher shop  taming an   absolutely .a������d������vmy private residences._  t ,...-1 :     JHiildnig   operations   are   in  clear tide. ',- n ������    J    , , ,,. ,  ^������,x  u*    v^. ^ lull progress, and the establish-  ' ment of the sawmill will tend  ;'still more to enhance -the im-  ���������'mediate growth   o'"  dUU rAblM.u  LlWC  TIIK s   '  BEST AND,CHEAPEST ROUTE  '    FR01V3 REVELSTOKE  'J'o-all l-'oims  Last and  West.  THROUGH TICKETS TO' .y  Viiiu-oiiY'i'i', *\\'iiiiii|)ee, St. P.111I.   Ohic-  iii^o, Mont re.-il. 'J'uronto, Noyv York.  First-class dining and. sleeping  cars on all trains.  Tliroiigli Tmifisl cii-s Id St. J'.iul diiily. nnil In  Toronlii UYui-j* Monday. nnd I\Jcjntn-.il .md  liosiun uvcry Tliiivsilny.  Piin;liiisO lit-kcl.. In youi* (k--I!mil ion   i-.nd  li.ivn  -   your li.i^.tLCd ulu'cki'd I In-ui'irh.  l-'oi- full iiil'oriniil ion .-is in ind s, I inio, (,-ic., ii|--  iiIy Lo iic.-in-st (MM!. Ai*--n(. in  T. W. III.'AIWIIAW, Ak"M. i:i<ril-.lol.i,  (li-lti    )���������:. .1. Ci.lVI.K,  llisll'k-l   P.l'.slllKCI- AKi'III,   Y'.UICIllll ,;i-.  BUY  AA  TS  T  If, you intend to purchase, as your  field of choice diminishes daily..  .For Lots ��������� Apply ��������� to  Thp  Canadian - Faelfic  Stoaiashio Co.'s .  Q  ole Agent.  STEAMSS  tnis  rising  town.  PRICES   OP.LOTS.  Inside, $100; payable .f>;*3.3'3 down. $33.3 3 in 3 months, $33.33  in 6 months.  Corners, $150; p;.\ able $50 do\Vn, $50 in 3 months,   $50   in   6  1 months.  (These prices are for a short time only.)  T.;l,. I I A ���������U.i. Ri-:\ n.-Tuk!--. '1 Xfi^-.r:i, Agent. '  MUCH  MrPUiCKSOX. 'Vinyi/v L:\Ki.rh \, R(,si(K-nL:A--eny'  I.c.iY-rs Arniwlic.-id I'vui-y MoniUy, 'A'cdm^dny,  nnd l''i'ldii\ kii- nil pninls in KiiuIi-ii.-i.y ,  1 nn kin.; (iiiini'i'liiiii nl Nn I; 1 is; 1 fin-11,1 in tin Is  (in N'.ilciisp .mil J-locui 1,'j. and .*^l(������-.m ijilci*.  C'liisc (i.111 iict-linn .il, Il(iii-.i,]i rm- Nulsnn, Ki.sjn,  liiill'iiin-, I'llnl  I'liy.  ("I-isi'.i iii:ii.-.-l,inii .it 'i'r.iii idi' I!ns-,!.-u-.il, Nnilli-  )id;-I .-md all p.iinls '.mil!'.  ���������|''(i|- full iiifnrniiil inn, Licl:els, iini;'������, t-1c*.. c.il!  on (ii-.nldi fss  T. W. BRAL'SHAV-/,  Ak( ill. '^c'.ulslu!;(.  Ml-to  II. M.Y(-(;i!K(i()l!, i.'KO. .Mill,. I l.'dWN-..  Ti-iiy*. P.i-.-!. Api'l, Disk I'.r.*. Alien I.  NcN'iii. H.C.. V.in.-mi o r, J i.e.  Columbia & V/Colcrn Ry.  'I'iini-'I'.i'ile Nn..').  Tul.ii.i! I'li'c. I .I.ni" I, I.-!),.  Jl.i'lj   Pel YM'i 11 Ti-nil .md l.'11-r.i.inil.  Nd. Ii |..i--( HH( i-l(,'i\( s l.'i 1 ������������������I.iiiil    -   -   7:><l :i.in  C.iiiiu-.-is \\ il li ..l< .inn 1 ,i| 'I'iini.  N"(i. 'A piL'-i n;.,ci   !(<i\(o  T.ii.l    -    -    -    Sll.'i n.ln.  Ciikiii-. is ���������-, il li k'-.l Mni'iil.ihi rnr Si'1'l..iiic.^  X 1. 2 p.1 ,.ui-,'.'i' 1  .0..- I:-������- -.l.Lii'l   '-   -    lillllii.in.  Cniiii'-i Is u illi < MM.'. -.1 c.m 1 it*, 'hi- inn Hi.  N'n. I p.is- 11 ;<t lc.iv". Trui!     -    ���������    -   -:!!li p in.  ('ni ii..-( y ������������������ li Ii (' P. Ik -.li .:ni' . . in in 1 inn 11.  :\n. I p.is,i n���������-i I. in- .!.'.-   -...ii.d    -   -    I'-'', p.m.  I '(ill'M 1 I    ',. it '1  '.' il   '!(.;,ill .ill' I'D  '-|  .'-.'(1. i'i p.'"K-ii-.iii;- leu'���������'������������������'  'Iran      -    ���������   ,-    iy.'-  !'' ii.'iii (,-ki ivilli ������������������!. :u,r-- l.ylli.ii ;:l 'I'riiil.  Cciic'nii oiii -i.y :���������-. i���������. ���������'.-1 'i i-;i.ii's.  ���������     .'-Tl-l.il.   I :..('. ..;   (I'.l..  l-.'.i Kll|  ���������*r-?ssr.������^ ��������� 'jj. I^-JJ  nyTT���������r.'vmci. aui l ,n \m ���������  ..1 IK'.  p.Ill,  "TTJ" j.     A "7,  1 a    -TTl  , -T! JlXiJ������i-1������s  ABSOLUTELY FREE'!  CIVEH AWA/ iViOHTHLV  As ;i |iri'iiriiiiii lo nser^ ol" our  go_a.:i?s_  Ih-tliril I Ile ( (lupous ill   I he cllil oi'   cici "  lliolll ll .'lllll .sl.lnd ,-| (-li.-illee   of   Y\ iilii 11  this lic.-iul il'nl iii.'ii-hiiii'..  Each   25c.  Bar   entitles  1    you to one coupon.  Aiiv ofo'nr varitjus brand:*" court        -M. ^^^^^^^^^SI^CTSH  in this competition. :^'S^^^'^^Z^^^^^xmi^:^  No better 80AP on thc market.    '^^bC^^-.xS^^M *  FiWDLEY.&. GO.,   STANDARD   SOAP   WORKS,  .; 133 riasiing/Sj., VA>;COL''A'ivK/lv:.C.     ��������� VAOK !.  T  rilK KOOTKXAY .MAIL-  -y.^,. ,        +        Kootenay Lodge  3*51*     /!>     *{fp *   N������- 1S A'F- & A-M-  *   *   Tlie regular mceliiix  Tyyyy       arc: held in tlie Ulas-  ������^i=r���������^"r^ v j������~\       oiik-Tenipk'.lfoiirnu'-  f&������������&ul^$S^l!!M',"  lhe t,,ir!1  f~^~^^Mil^.y^^= Monday   in    each  j~-IS5^s.  j^^N^svT^* month   at   S   i>.   in.  5^ ^W^^J^    ViMitiiiK-   brethren  ~"*i=i��������� cordiiilly welcomed.  II. K. SMYTIIK. .Sixiori-.YKY*..  JtEVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F.. No. 25.  Hernial* meetings are held  y^j'��������� RJ������VCM"V**i* '" Oddfellow-,' Hull evcrv  ^- t5^SJSR'������*A 'I'lmrsd.iy  nifilit at   eifilit  ?&5id3xsz& ������'clV-clv, Vit\u'"*'' H���������1 hcr"-  -<.i������."- <������������������������-.-. ..-      ordially welcomed.  M. A.STOXK.X.fi.  T. J. GUAIIAJI. Six*.  Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1G58.  Itefiiilar meetings are held in  the Odd Fellows' JI.ill on the  .second Hint fourth Wednesday's  .of each iiiOnlh.at 7M p.m.  ViMiim- brethren are cordially  .=0--    invited.  ���������  &29     K. AIM 111.      T..I.<;itAlIAM,  ���������   W.M. I tec. Secy, .i  ��������� ESTABLISHED 1802 ���������  WEILER BROS.,  VICTORIA. B.C.  Complete Hpnse 'Farnishings  Largest   stock   west   of Toronto.  Write  to   us   for  Prices   and   Illustrations.  s,  W'e'Ve," ���������".  Jiist^rm'ed  And   are Xequipped  for  doing the Drug"   business  <>n up-to-date   lines.     We  offer- yon   Good  Service,  , Pure- Materials and Reas-  , enable  ��������� Prices.       All    of  which   wc think you   will  . appreciate.  Mail orders will receive  prompt and .careful attention. - ���������   ������������������  We want an opportunity  'to do you good.  Nd.TARY   PUBLIC   -   - ' REVELSTOKK,  B.C.    '  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Com-  '     ������ -mission Agent.   -        - ������ ���������  FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT^lNSURANciT "     ���������  \  s,  g&9 -   Casing's,.'' *'��������� Newel  ������������������  amsuers,  rackets.  e.  Representative of the Kootenay Smelting- & Trading-' Syndicate.  A(iKNT FOR 'Ml OUT LAKE cTtY"KVANSPOliT'-ICASLO & NAKUSP  EEVELSTOKE  ���������j STATION,   B. O  Wholesale and Retail Dealers in        '   ���������   ���������  Miners',   Contractors',   Blacksmith   and ���������  .   .    .   .    Ship, Chandlery Supplies.;   Also ;i ciiin/ili'li' liiit-'ol' ���������-  Shelf,   and     Heavy -, HARDWARE. ' ,      ,  ^^z^^^        Carpenters'   Tools/' &c.  Jessop's Steels,  Ore Cars. Ore Sacks,   Etc.  ������      ' '   '������������������   ,     PLATE GLASS A .SPECIALTY.,  Write for Information.  '     '   '    " '   VANCOUVER  BI C.  McLennan, McFeely & Co..'Ltd.. '  ._!_ WHOLESALE ��������� v-  t <  Iron, Steel, Miners', Mill and Blacksmith Supplies.  THE  1O0WELL-ATKINS-WATS0N CO.  (Limited)   THE DRUGGISTS   McCarty's Block .. Revelstoke Station  LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  C. E. Shaw ru-rived mi Thursday.  See .Jiimiij- Wuodr-iYv'sMiOYv lun-se.  Tiuoiniiii Yvill be in town   till, Tups-,  <��������� ,dny only.  , Tho   Lcthjn   rtuns   a   picture   g.illurv  1i'e;id tin's week.       , < ���������  ��������� Frank Wells' store is lieing painted  .a grind ser-vicealile color.  Hev. F. Ford left Wednesday on a  visit to A^iineouver.  "A special meeting (if tlie fire depart-  (iiienfc YViis held last evbnin'-j-.   ',       "'   .'  ".Cassy" knocked gieat music out.  ,of the Orange drum mi the I2t.li.  T. J. Lendriini,' the Smelting Co.'s.  agent, arrived from the south Thurs-  ,day.   .     -  .     XV. Morris is getting an SS gear   on  his Yvheel just to .see Iioyv- fast   he   can  Harry J: Bourne has been somewhat indisposed but is nuYv getting  .better. - ���������  Prof. C.irlyle left. Ko.ssland Wednesday for a trip of inspection uf the  Lardeau country.  Mrs. Haig ^aiid childien h.-ue 'left  for a visit to Victoria on account  .chiefly of Chubby'* ill health. .   r  Atkins' pack train went up Wednesday. The train yvus a remarkably  \Yvell packed .one.  , 'fctin Duggan, it. is whispered, is to |  jie*the next one to "double up. He I  went up ]>ig Bend Wedne.sdiu.  FnrnitUre'Dealers & Undertakers.  Upholstering and Picture Framing a Specialty.'  Agents for K;iAiii(ind Sowing JMaeliine, .M.-inufacturers Life Tnsiirance .Society,  (Jniijii Fir-o Insurance 'Cn., Provincial JJuilding and Loan Asssoei.it ion,  Ohc'.yx's and Pianos.     . ' ,i ' -   '  Hardware   -   -   Stoves'-   :   Enamel'Ware., <  122 CORDOVA STREET,.  -'V-'-\-   -   -   -   -   VANCOUVER, B. C.  J.  W. CAMPION, Swri'Mnyrmamro.r      , '   .  . J'. E. XV.  MACFAKLaNE, Manayer. '  B. G. IEOIsT'��������� WOEES OO. LTD:.  The WM. HAMILTON MAN.U7AGTURIN&-C0., Ltd.  MANUFAG'TUUKI'lS. OF  THE "RELIANCE" MINING,.-MILLING ANO'SMELTING MACHINERY  . FOR THE'DOMINION Cf CANADA ..   -  (Under License from THE E. P. ALLIS CO., Milwaukee, Wis.) .      ,  Ci-ii.sIk'i.-., Uolls,   Jigs,   (loiK-i-ntr.-iloi-.*.,   Screens,   .Slamp.s,   Pinups.   CoiniiressorV-,  Hoists, Hoilcn, lijiigines, Water Wlici'l--, Ktc.  ,    Sole Agents for B.C. for.JOHN BERTRAi^gt'SONS Machinists' Tools.       i  "Branch 0"'cc. ��������� |)lV|ip ]> I) A H/'A T r d  l.T      I \ \] H^  VANCOUVER, B.C. 1 J'j.i. bl\ 1^ M^'U U I L, ��������� Ux\   I.  CANADIAN GENERAL  ���������cnjRj  (LI.MITHD.)  MINIMS KACKIHERY  SAWMILL MACHIKERY  iMRf^E ENCIMES-   " '  t     "> .  General founders,  engineers, , boiler-  makers and manufacturers - of all ��������� classes  of machine")".  EKP IN STOCK  a   full   supply of  engineers'     and'  mill,supplies,   pipe   and  ssa^$'������#^"7- 4   filLinys,    bras^     yoods. ,  L^aB|gwi^^3ii   steam    fittings,     wood-  ^M^Mi^>^Mi '-*sp5it pulleys, oak tanned ''  ipiit pulley  either belting, "etc.,  Estimates for boilers  and engines on application.'  ,.   ���������'  ������  "    -  Cspjiop'of Alexander St. and .Westminstt-p Ave. 'Vancouvep, B.C.  P.O.- Drawer 754. '.,''" ' -,  '   Cable address " Cove." ,  JDBNTISTRY^-nss^  If you desire a pliitc 1 would  mlvUe buviiiK tooth uxtruotcd  now -o th.U your ttiiins will liiuo  hc'iilod rojjjy for iiwurLiDii of  pi.no wlion "1 viiit lioro a^iiin  in |  it few weeks. I  I)������. K. MATIUuON. Dontr-l. j  Hotel Viclori:i, UeveKtokc.  Capital, $1,500,000. Head Offices, Toronto, Ont  Manufacturers of Electric Mining Apparatus,  Hoists, Pumps,  Mlnwers. R-vXir*..  IJl.-istini; Apparatus,  Dynainos for Liifli'tiiij; and  Power,'Motilis for all Purposes. t  Electrical transmission of" power successfully operated up to 50  miles by our THREE PHASE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM.  NELSON l'.r.ui'-l) Ollicc-. in Hriii-h fulumlii.-i. VANCOUVER  ���������; c e. shaw;  Real Estate and Mining Broker!-    ;. :..-.-} T   ---���������-"-y-..-_ - Agent for Ferguson Townsite.  FERG-USON, B.C.  Hard'ware  ���������   Stoves  f\  fyiagai  ���������3  Tinware    -    TinsmitKing",  Oils   -   Glass.  Special attention given inail orders.  REVELSTOKE STATION, B. C.  O. D. SWF.ET,  IJook- ]>o.-,tf>(I   ,. '.  Acoount������ rendered on -liort notice. j  < L  ,  /)lH(.(.'.U (jritHth- & Co.   IiniK SK.rc, Front St. j  J  TENDERS  WANTED  jfllUK undoi-M^m-d will recci\c renders ui.til  I Weflne-day nevt for the crctinii of i  ^uildini,' (in llu- lull. l'I.Ki> and ^|.<-cill.-.iii'iii*-  jii.i}' b<- -ecu .it I lie Uold Hill llnt'-l 'I lie l������������i"-'  fit itny tender <)(>l  nee ������.-vLi-lly m i-i-iiI. d  I''.  \WNll.\U..  /tevel-loke, U.C., .Inly HI. I,VJ7.  eeountantjQ      j_     ALLA  Wholesale Boots and Shoes,  13 & 15 Cordova St., VANCOUVER, B.C.  jni-,p' ft'ir's   iWifit--   in  th'-  Gr E! 1ST E3 Ti -A. Xj  E-GHZ^AnSTT  M  V  Carrie* the best line of   miners  and  Province,     Write, for'sani;;ies. ���������  #^<l   s-.y  .,ii\  ���������t,l������i'<rf'?t ^-������.>"l-f*  Prospectors  and  Travellers   Call  GEO. T. NEWMA  and See'  ELSTOKE   IRON   WORKS  All kinds of iron. and. sheet metal,work.  ^^ff Mining work and tools.  <mj������IPH������ri���������������!���������<���������   .IIM.<I*   -MTIH  . 1   k.  ^  o  Pipefitting* and rc-oiing,.  Notice to Contractors.       I  HKAI.KI* TKN'flKIl,'-' |ir"l������ rly cndoi-hcd will  lie received al Llie fJovcriimuit Ax<'iil-( i  .olliee Kevel-jloko up to I- o'eloek. noon, -Jllli '  iimI. for Llie eousl rucliriii of i-o.-i/l vir.rlc in I'.ev-  jel-iloke. ' M/i.|H .'ind sjiee.itlciilions iri.iy lie ������cri  ;il the <f^vei-ij;nenl A^{,'",, otllc-. (.owcrl er  any tender not. iiuuo.i.'.rilv  .ic'ciilcd.  .1. I). (JI.'Air.\.M.  Ci������\ I. Axent.  HfveWokc, I!. ('..July 17th, l*,H7.  Well   assorted  stock   of  Supplies,   Provisions,  nishinsrs &c.  Min  Fur-  ROBT. GORDON, Revelstoke Station, B. C.  AGENT FOR BAIN WAGONS, BUGGIES, ETC.  ers  ���������������>'  NOTICE.  xroriet-: ia rrrci.-Kuv  (;tvi.;v  timi   tin  ^> nnder-'irciii-rl W'rn. Klrkiiji inl"iidrf IVi d.i\>(  jfifler ((.ile to iniikc :iii|iIie.-ilioii to I lie Clin f  '('(iiiiini���������ioiK-r of   I-uiil-J mid   \\'orl,-i  for   per  inU-ioii to iinrcliii-e one hundred and -.ixt.\  iierfcs of Ifind'HiliiiiUid' iihoirt. (me mile up 1VI11:  ^Yiliiinlii.-i . IMver frriln t.lie inoiit.li Of llOunie  /'reek in W'ewl. Ivoot'iii.'iy Ilislriel,. ('oiniiieiieiii-.;  ji.I.ii prirft. niurked Inlliiil I'omI, U'm. Klrkiip,  'N.AV. corner: llieuee . riiiiniiix Ul ('ihiiiilri  rtintherly aloriK the <-<iVi. Iiu.nk'of I.Ik* (''oliiinlii;i,  'IMver; IhenecJO cIujIjim. eiiKl,; t.lienec l-l 'elmiim  /k/i-IIi; llience IH'elidiiiH we-nl, lo, l.lir place of  /���������oiiiiiieiieehieiil.'  '       ���������- . .        WM. KICK I'l'.  ;/mI}-;x.i;s;i7.. j ,i:i-fn.  Pull Line of Boots  and Shoe,  alwys  on  hand.   ^^ QQ WAN"HOLTEN-DOWNS  ARROWHEAD. B.C.  CO  d. J. BLAND,  New Shoe Store.  Shops made: to order.   .       .  kcpnii'iii;; ,il -hoi! noiit c  Fron'l Si. V =   Pc\cls!ol<c, 15.C.  >������**���������Wholesale Dealers in.  ./|MFQ.  Xj  E-BJiT^EXj-STODSIE, E.G.

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