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Kootenay Mail Jul 31, 1897

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 r~  '���������     t  /   t  -No. 15  NEWS OF THE CAMPS:  EiEVELSTOKR WEST KOOTEXAY.   B.C., JULY, 31, 1897."  $2.00 a Year.  ITEMS    OF    GENERAL    INTEREST  FROM SURROUNDING TOWNS. '  A full building budget from Trout Lake  City���������Hotels and business houses  going- up in'seores���������Albert Canyon  coming to the front.  ''Building operations and  real estate  aiu' subjects V.f   g-eatc**(   interest   in  . Trout Lake Cily this week.    Everyone  -is building  as  fast 'as'lumber can   lie  had and the camp pr.���������ents as busy an  appearance as any in t lit* country.  J. Black, of New Deuvei, has finally  decided upon this local ion  as the cuin-  ,.  in?,'centre and  will immediately commence   tin*   construction 'of   a   $5,000  ,    hotel on Kellie -ticet. '  Wilson"of Trail h.-c-.liis new general  store   building almost   conipleted  and  ,  will he ready for iui.sine.-.s  in a week or  two. , '-'','  *   McDdugall <&  Pope,   will  open  their  0 .-lock of general' niercnandise  in a few  sonu-* of his ideas of Trout Lake to the  Rossland Miner., llu is greatly pleaded  with the Wagner gioup. Tlie Duncan  and the Lardeau are the two'claims of  the gioup which have the best .showings.' A tunnel and shaft'is being run  on the Duncan and enough work has  been done to show veiy'large bodies of  massive galena running from .$100 to  .$210 in lead and silver. A large force'  of men is at work and oie is being  taken out very rapidly. The opening  of Ihe ore body on the 'Duncan claim  will. Mr. Hugh thinks, hasten the construction' of the railroad from KooL-  enay Lake to Trout Lake.  GRANT-GOVAN SPEAKS  OF-HIS COMPANY'S'PROPERTY AT  ALBERT-CANYON.  Says'all who saw it speaks well of it  What he hopes to do and  Wishes | pany ������, cancel, if there i.s any violation  to   be judged ' ,by���������A  following:, Strevel, of Winnipeg;  i-'oheny, of Coliuig;- McCrinimon, of  Calg.iry; and .McArtlmr, of Winnipeg.  The Foley JJros., have "no , ooutract.  American contractors have been' informed that no one but, Canadians can  liave their tenders-considered. Clauses  will be, inserter] in all 'sub-contracts  taking powet on tlie part of   the   com  BIG BEND ALL RIGHT.  DESPITE     KLONDYKE     THE    OLD  ',   CAMP   HOLDS   ITS   OWN.  challenge  Some Splendid Specimens.   '  ft The finest mineral exhibit in (own is  that in the Gold I ������ ill J-Jotej. The  sample.-, are all carefully selected,  labelled and sectioned, making the exhibit useful as well as ornamental.  The latest additions to the cabinet were  brought in Wednesday by J. C. Montgomery fiom I3ig Bend and I hey are  some of lhe best specimens of Ihe various inineials of that great section ever  broiight in. They c-onipri.se pieces from  lhe   Silver   Mill,   Lottie,  issued.  i-   Milver   Mill,   Lottie,   Gray  Bugle-,  i     ���������     :im   -.-,,-      . . I Mountain King, Humboldt. 151 Dorado  days.    1 heir building is on   the  corner    ,,-,.,,���������, .,;;,   ,  "'.   .���������      .     V 1-"������-lfl<*. ���������  of Kellie and Vancouver sheets. ��������� I,1,lh" ,ind   Il',,n  ^"sk c-1,,,ma ������" l"'y-  The  courthouse contiact   ha  been  let to  McCarthy  of  Revelstoke,   and  work will begin right away. -       ���������   , *'  Fiank Sniuh is putting upadwelling  back of th" new court bouse. .   ���������  The townsite company are doing a  rushing -business in real,estate and are  selling numbet.-* of lots daily.    ,  Craig A; HiJIman will put up a large  livery stable at. Tro'ut Lake City opposite the Queen'.*, Motel.' Mr. Milbnan  will superintend theie and Mr. O.iig  will attend to, bu-iue.-s at. TlioniMin'i.  ' The Uorne-Payne ,Co. have their  waggon road coinpli-ied to Iiight-iilile.  Halplie White ^oe*s down Monday  with a force of men to erect a hotel at  the end of the lake at .Selkiik.'  Win. Beat tie has aliuo-t linishcd Mlis  hotel building at  the  junction   of  the  waggon' road and the Ferguson branch  ��������� road. ' (  b-illy Glenn is putting up a hotel" at  hi*-, ranch.   ���������' <  ��������������� .Paid i.- iuiiuiiig--.*r re.-.t.-iiii'a!it at  Thi.-iiisoii'.s'L.-mdiug'and puts up a good  uii*.'tl,lhero at ivasoua lib* price.  It. Mclntvix* will .s'tait a rc,.*-t'auraiit,  .'Old bakery at Trout, Lake City a.s soon  as he can get lumber. ,  A church will be built atthc City in  Jlu* near future. Mr. Nuice in working  the mat Ier up well.  stone Mountain, and the Lakeview,  Copper King, Oro-fino and Eureka on  Lakeview Mountain. ' The .samples  from the Lakeview and Copper King  claims are huge chunks of arsenical  iron and the others are galena, cube  and steel, wilh carbonates red- and  gray; tome, too, show copper and gold  and various combinations. In all,  Montgomery brought in about IM lbs.  of specimens and intends to advertise'  the JJig Iiend thoroughly with them.  SOUTHERN KOOTENAY.  Happenings of .Interest .Amongst its  ', Various Camps. ' -    '  Albert Canyon.  THAU. Clt'CISIC.    '  t? ' ,       '  '    A crosscut iiii   the  Deleware  shows  liie ledge lo be'over.DO feet wi'de.  The Zio I3etesta i.s shewing   up' very  satisfactorily. '  ,   A new mill to IreiTtnow grade ore.*, is  to be erected near the OK:  A big strik'i  has been made at  Yniir  by the owners of the" Dundee.  The ore body in I lie. Monita i.s hn-  'proving. Samples'giv.; $22 in gold and  .the pay streak is about o(i inches wide!  .-J^lii-w-^-'Jil'1.'. ������������������''���������--���������   ���������������������������'--���������������������������   inspected   with  view of a new purchase.  Two good si i ikes have been made on  the mn I li foik of Salmon Jtiver.  Speaking of his company's properties  at Allien Canyon to a Mail representative, just before' liis departure for the  coast, Grant   Go van   said   that every  word they had ever heard from expert.'  miner or prospect or was loud in piaise*  of the value  of t heir properties.    They  had   them   examined   by   many   good  authorities and all- were   unanimously  favorable.   So confident were they that  they had  arranged   to   build  a 22-i'nile  waggon load to the claims'with Albert  Canyon  as a base, and  soon  hundreds  of   men   would' be   busy   theie.    The  mine, too, would be  developed, and he  hoped  before  long, '. after   the "road's  completion (which will  be in about six-  weeks or   two   months    as   the   very-  largest force   would   be  used  to put it  through), to be shipping  ore steadily.  "We are  most confident of oni   property," said Mr. Govan, "and we intend  to deinoirstrate its   value  to'the whole  country.    I only wish," he added,"that  I had coine  here  earlier and  not lost  time  in  othei   places. 'I would nob be'  afraid to say that in the  Waverlev 'we  have a property as   good   as any in llie  country, and  all   we  ask   you and the  country lo  do   is   to'judge us by what  we do."   The Mail*.promised  to  take  him at his word. <*  of the rule against employment of alien  labor. , " ��������� 9  A Mail Service Provided.  Early in the week  a  communication  Nineteen locations on one mountain���������  '   Big leads  of  mineral���������Erbsloli's  ,   syndicate'at work���������To .look at .the  Ophir-- A lively camp.  ,J'.   C. 'Montgomery,   who   left   Inn-'*  was   received   fiom" the   Postmaster-    June lOlh, i.���������turned   from   his  leinrtliv  General's oflice that tlie, Big Mend and  Trout Lake mail services were under  consideration. ��������� Later, a letter from  Mi: Bostoek, M. P.; .said that'lnspector  Fletcher bad received instrucfions io  provide, for the Big Bend 'service and  that it would be let forthwith. The  information was obtained at. tin* local  'pnst oflice on Thursday that. Inspector'  Fletcher had accepted John Ncilson's  tender fortius sei vice and had suggest-  ed'thatit begin nn'tlie Jst of August or  sooner if possible. He also inquired  fui figures for thu winter service to  this camp.  The Lardeau and Trout Lake sections  are still unprovided foi, and,, as the  present service is ; so disgracefully inadequate it is hoped the, depaitment  will speedily adjust it.  Now that.! he A Waverley and Gold  Fields of B.C. companies  have  deter-  prospecting   li ip   on   Wednesday  (lie.  28ih.    Me coveted a lot of country and  put, in a good deal of  work in very bad  weather and he-made no   less  than   22  locations; of these/three were madcon  ��������� Keystone Mountain, two to  the  north  and one to the .south of  the Lottie  ou  Silver Shield lead. ,The ol her locations  were all made in the. new camp-���������Lake  View   Mountain���������which   Montgomery  says he thinks is even heller than that  on   Keystone.      This   mountain     lies  between ,Do\vnie   aud   Gold    Stream  about 0 miles  back  from   LaPorle.    It  rimsup to the  divide (which  runs N.  W. & S. 15.)  from   the' river ,and   the  claims are all   located  there ou   what  might be called' the  south   or  Downie  slope of the mountain.  There are five great parallel leads  there shewing strong and well'defined  and iuuiiing so as  to cross the rivei  liiined to operate their properties from    below aiul near Smith  Creek.    Thero  Waverley Critics Challenged.  of  John Grant, managing directo  the Waverley. and .Colonel Ansfey  have returned from (be mines. They  aie more than satisfied with their appearance and say the ore. body i.s even  'larger than they anticipated. The  company have now got (en horses in  their pack train takiim* in supplies, and  they will do work on several properties  in (he gioup besides the Waverley.  Work on lhe Blue Bell i.s progiessing  steadily., Ben Green has No. 2 tunnel  in about 15 feet. -Jt runs to tap the  lead at. depth.   , u ���������  John Ross is here again and i.s making arrai.geuienl.s' for starling work on  the Waverley road up the North Fork.  Three, two horse l.-anit.' have ariived  at the Canyon and some , tents are  pitched. About fifty men are around  here now. ' ���������*  Albert    Canyon   is   seeing   its   long  looked for hopes about,   to   be  realized  ancl from I bis on'iieu's will be plentiful.  John [loss is   building a -10x80   warehouse and  store, and John   Grant will  -put, uj) an oflice*. ' "  SUKUX.  ���������A $10,000 payment was make (his  w*(,'ek on the Alpine group. Il i.s under  bond for $()0,(j:jO.    '  Three feel of concentrating ore i.s,in  sight, at the Canadian group.        \   ,  Three new tunnels are to be stalled  on the Reco-Gondeiioiigh.  The Ibex shipment is being packed  down to the K. & S. road..  Work was started on the Montezuma  concentrator last week.  Bisinark, Humming Bird and Mountain Goat claims, on the south fork of  Kaslo, hav.i been bonded for .$85,000.  The site for the Reco concentrat-u-  has been chosen at, Sandon. There  will be   about   a   0,000-foot   tramway.  ��������� Fish Creek Notes.  , Downing, Rainey and Bole are working on the new Pool Creek trail and  will have it completed as far as the  Mnwhawk group in about,  two  weeks.  Lowering, Beard and, Nutter are  opening up their new Iiml ou McDougal  Creek and from all accounts they have  slruck a big thing.  Five men are.it' wo/k on the Glengarry claim.  A. T. R. lil.ukw ood haslet a contract  on (he Kootenay Chief.  . G. D. Scott went up to the Sunset  group with some men on Monday and  expects to do considerable woik on the.  claims.  Billiard, Sunnier and Ritchie have  started lo cut a (rail up Sable Creek.  The government appropi ial ions for  trails are very slim this year so lhe  boys have lo brush out roads to their  claims themselves.  Souk; work   lias   been  done   on   the  ' Black Rear group by Gil lis & Co.  and  the oie showing is one of the laigestiu  the district.  A great many men are out doing  assessment, .vork and new finds are  reported every day.  About J00 claims weie recorded this  month.  touring the  GI'-.VHKAL.  Sandon has organized a   brass band.  1 Silverton is blossoming out as one of  the busiest towns iu Sloc.in.  Sandon .expects to incorporate ii;a  few weeks.  Doering & MarsLiand of Vancouver  have put iu a big warehouse nt Silvei-  to'n. -    *-  '   Ed. Boyce, the miners' rights  leader  of Couer d'Alene   fame,   i:  country.  The waggon road to Three Forks  from New Denver will likely be built  on the south side of Carpenter creek.  ' 'J'he'New Deuvei I'xdije denies the  the report Lh.it Lhe Bank of Montreal  have1 sold the Piolt Bay .smelter to the  Omaha Co.  The  C.P.R. surveyors   aie  lilies from Three Forks   to   li  'J'he  company  may   build   fliissjriTrTo  the Wllilewalei.  running  ���������tr Lake.  .Kditoi:, 1Cooti:.nay Mail:  ',  Slit,���������'I'lii! Uritish   Columbia  .Miniiif** Critic.  The l'ossliuider, and The MiniiiK liccord have  recently ���������mbliMiod articles dealing in a di-iptiv-  ngint; manner  with  the  Waverley, mine, and'  calling in question  the pu'ce jiaiil for ihat in-o-  porty to .Alt*. Grant-Oovan's eomp.iny.   1 shall  deal iiim*ep.ii-tiu.ilarly with the article appear-  iiifj in tho Jlininif Critic o������ the L'lili ultimo. The  motto ot this journal is: "lain  nothing if not  critical,"and  evidently  the article  was  composed by the ni,*.!i who adopted this motto.  ,1  would ent'iiirp, is he luiylliiiii; else but critical.'  I- he well informed.'   Aro   his .statements aee-u-  iilW   lie is undoubtedly  cWlie.il,  but it was al-  ways'iny opinion lli.it decent, criticism is u.stial-  -ly em belli ,hed   with   at   least,  some de-yrce of  knowledKO  aud  inl'orinaiion Sis  to fads.   Ail  those who liave the (,'cio.l  of liriii-li Columbia  niiniiiK enterprise .it heart cm  only sincerely  deplore the publiu.il ion and  circulation of such  (le-pii-able jiiiuii.ilisin as this, and in tlie hope  that I  may in sumo slight decree  be  able lo  arrest the g.u-biawi of such jiiujualilled  pencil-  ler*,, I make lhe following challenge :  The Ilrilish Columbia, rUininy* Critic sliall  nominate :m accredited iniiiinij engineer of tliis  province, whoso appointment shall be ratilled  by lhe umpires, to thoroughly examine llio  "W'averle.v mine. He shall submit, his report lo  three umpire:,-���������one to be named by the Jiriiish  Columbia .Aliniuif Critic, one hy myself, and the  other to be e-lio-.cn liy tlie-e two.  If in their opinion the prcsjnt shewing in the  Waverley mine is not one of thc'-laryc-l and  one of the most  valuable  mineral  deposits yet  discovered in Uritish Columbia  I shall pay the  usual fees df the expert's  examination and lhe  "eh.u-f,'es of the uuipiic-'. and also shall hand the  proprietors of the Mining Critic a cheque for'  ��������� S.3WI.   On the oilier hand, if tlie property i- reported as be'iiif,' of exceptionally great, value  which we have representcri and which has been  represented in the prospect us of  the Wn verify  .Aline Limited, then the .Alining Critic shall pay  all such expenses of the* inspection  and, in ml- *  dition. hand me a chcr-tic for S^lO.  As the loe.itoi* of this properly and now having no further interest in it, I have injustice to  Mr. John Grant, to the Gold Fields of Uritish  Columbia, io .Air. Grant-Govan and to the  Waverley .Aline Limited, endeavored hy ihis  challenge to explode.and terminate such linjust  criticism, and in doing so I am inclined to think  that I will boacooinplUliiiif** a distinct l.enellt  for the good of the mining' industry of the pio-  vinee. I venture to say thai I.liave more knowledge of mines andininiiig than can be acquired  at the desk of an incipient journal, that is  nothing unless it is critical, and t am disposed  to believe that a lew exposures of- this kind  would lead the publiclothink that I bis journal's  motto could aptly be deprived of its tlnecl.-ist  words. j .nu, your obedient soi-viiiii,  Oi.i: Saxi'mihk;,  Illeeillewaet, H.P., July mil, I;(I7.  -Vlhr'rt Canyon, the post oflice, department might with advantage to itself  and the public put-in an office at thai  place. There ,*n-e many other places  on the main line of the,C.P.R. not  nearly as important asAlbert Canyon  which have offices.   "    '      ������  A DESTRUCTIVE  FIRE  At the C. P. 'R. Roundhouse Does a Lot  of Damage.   ,  About S.I.") p.m. Sunday the proline*--  ed blowing of . a locomotive,; whistle  told of bomething wrong and requiriie-*  al tent ion. The word soon went about,  that the roundhouse at the sin Linn was  afire, and from'all points crowds flocked (o-the. scene of the' conflagration.  And a scene if was. of such* \\ ildness  ni-cl Iuridnc.s^as Lo make' one"fearful of  Llie (:on.se<*uencc.s. ,   r    ���������>  ��������� The lire started, as staled, about S.JO  and bel'oie t) o'clock iL had reached'!he  brick parting wall which divides the  place in two. This checked the lire but  had the wind'been at' all strong it  would have-been of no account a.s the  water pressin .- was most appai ently  weak.  At the.  outbreak   of   the   fire 'theie  were six   engines  in   the  bouse,   No.'s  35S, -J03, -I0S, .5SJ2, 187 and 87-1; Rotary  C  was also stalled ,.up.    All   the engines  were dead but 35S and 105 and these al,  once    pulled     out.        About     fifteen  munites elapsed before -I0S   was  pulled  out. and  about  (he  same   time  intervened before 7M'2 and AMI were  rescued.  No. 37-1 was the last of  the engines   recovered as il was the  fiu-lbest   in   aud  could not be hooked on to.    The rotary  was pulled   out   before   the   lire   was  checked, and il aiul the  other engines  made magnificent  if  pitiful   sights  as  they stood helplessly with coal tenders  all alightand   oil   boxes and   bciiiin^s  aflame. , k   ,  An investigation was held on Monday at 1 o'clock with Supt. .Marpole  piesent, and the cause of the conflagration was adjudged to be the  patching lire of some waste from a  wiper's torch.  C II. Temple, (be locomotive foi e-  inaii, acted with   considerable  alacrity  are leads of arsenical  iron   lhere-*and  some of galena, and some, of both.    On  (be'Copper  King  lead   there   are   six  locations all showing ore carrying gold  and copper.    On llie  Cray   Eagle lead  tliere   are   six   more   claims   showing  great mineral indications of  iron  and  galena; and between these two leads is  another of splendid cube galena   with  six   locations   on   it.     The   formation  theie is schist and "siliciou.s" lime, with  occasional dykes-of black shale. Quartz  too   is   all.ovei    the,, mountain,    The  neatest. Maims are but six ,miles or so,  from the river at, Downie and' can   be  easily fed by that creek to 'the   valley.  Montgomery has done assessment, out-he. i Old   Reliable,   Cariboo,   EIDurado  and Black Diamond on   Keystone and  will soon start, on the Iron King.  .1.   C.   Feiguson,   representing 'the  ! fiomlon.it   B.C.  Alliance, Syndicate,  arrived     from   ' Ground     Hog    Basin  Tliuisday   evening   aud   left   for    the  coast,   Friday.     He  is greatly  pleased  with the showing on the Oie, Bull  and  other claims bonded'l������y   the syndicate  and it is now almost certain  that they  will take up all   their  bonds,.    He  has  lettoGus Lund a contract  for cabins  and a  OO-foot shaft on   the  Oie  Bull.  Further     work     would     have     beei,i  contracted for now but foi the rush on  pack trains to bring  in supplies.    Gus  Lund leaves to-day with eight men   to  put this  work   right  through  as they  want, the property in shape lo do more  work in the winter.  Geo. La forme went up yesterday  with a parly from Tacoma to look at  the Ophir claim so,long in litigation.  mother had to bear her grief alone.  ���������1. B .Scott went, down to Trout Lake  and li. I,. Kintnan undertook. tc. ������t,  from theie to the properties so as to  get word to T. Horn and he. arrived  up'on .Monday afternoon., The. IxyJv  was biiiied nexr day, Rev. J. A. Wood  olliciating. The parents haw the  .sympathy of the peopled  The ease of Steen vs. Hnlmisoti  (about the local .sawmill) was set in  Vancou\er for Wednesday and 'Thursday of this week. Dan and ��������� I'red .  Bobinsnn left for theie ' Wednesday  night. A. (J. M.' Spragge represent*-:'  Mis.s '.Stecu and 'the , Robinson's ' aie  represented by a coast firm. The c-ise  may be adjourned. ,     ,  'Fianlc   IJ:  Wells   arriVed��������� Thursday  evening from   London,   England.     He  looks well and thoroughly enjoyed  his  visit.     On  his   way   home   he   visiter]  New   York,   Niagara   Falls,    Chicago',  and St. Paul.     He went in to  look-   at  Trout Lake Cily yesterday and will be  '  back iu a few days to his post of duty.  Everyone or most everyone was glad  to see John   Abraham-son   come   back-  again mi Sunday.    He li'ad been away  for over azimuth supen'ntending'grad-  ing and building work at Trout "Lake  City    which,    he   says,    will ���������  be   the  ^banner town   of   that   country.    Stay  with them, John.  I.  T.   JJrewst'er' and   Perrv   Leake,  M.E.,    went 'up   to   Game's   Creek,  ���������Tuesday, to inspect the   Games   Greek  Company's property.    Leake wontlo.se ' '  himself this time.   ��������� '  , Ala meeting of the Gold Fields of  B.C. Co.-in London the Earl of Essex  congratulated the company on having  secured the services of John Grant, o*f  Albert Canyon, <" whose niunP is a  household work in IJ. C." The Ivoot-  kn.yy Mail did it, John. '   >>    .  '     THAT STABBING AFFRAY  Still   Shrouded   in   Mystery  and   No  Arrests   Yet  Made.  Local and Personal Briefs.  The Wngne!' Group.  is  iiiterisled    in  lias   been   giving  There is considerable mining activity  at AinsworLli, about 2<jo miners are  working'tliere. The opening of the  Pilot Bay sumltei will still further  help it.  Several bonds have been made al  Burton City recently.  The   Boorman    mill   ,-,t Nelson   will  start in a few  day.-, and   put  through  about Mi) tons of ore now on the dump.  Some good dirt ha* been slruck on a  creek near Nelson.  Gen. TraHie. .Manager Kerr, with  other C.I'.It. olHcials, i������ touring .south  Jvoot enay.  'J'he Itossland Miner accuse- th,. J,(.  Roi Co. of bad fait li fU|. creeling their  smeller al .N'oi lliporl.  Se\er*i| old-time lesidenLsof Kootenay have got. the Kloiiilykc lever and  havealreiidy left for i iie new- Kl Dorado.  'J'he ������������������Ciirib'iio. Creek waggon road is  now completed a.s far as (,'o.-i|. (.'.'u,von  Creek.."  The Courts to Settle It.  The suits biotight by the Jiiylit  Rev. the Bishop of New Westminster  i."-C,"r,iif-c-eiiiii with the English chinch  .troubles against Becorfler John Keen  are to be, tried at New Westminster  on S.uuiday next. The. one i.s for dude! i very of the deed of conveyance of  tlie propei ty from the. corporation of  the city of Kaslo and the other is for  tiespass. .Mr. Keen and liis solicitor,  G. W. .McAnn, Q. C, leave, for the  coast on Wednesday next.���������Rossland  Miner.  .Alien Agreement Not Violated.  An  Ottawa  di.sj.aich   .says:    There  have been icpoits in .some   newspapeis  that the   uiiiJei.staiidiug   between   the  Government   ami    (he   C P.   R.   witli  I reg.ud Lu Llie Crow's Nest Pass railway  I and alien labor was rot    being   can ied  j out and that the first of  the  contracts  | Ind been let to Foley   JJios.,   an   Am-  j eiican firm in   St.'   Paul,    lo,  build   .'-iy  ���������'out'of .the 50 miles. ���������  It can'be   stated  j on.'aiuhnrily that, there have   been   no  | contract.*, giw-n l., any but   Canadians.  I 'J'he contracts have bi-cn ygiven   to  the  and commendable judgment! and all  the C. P. Jl. "buys" asMMed him nobly.  .Many citizens, too, lent invaluable aid  aud the.Mail has h.-cn asked to lender  such the thanks of the C. P. U.  executive.  The, Hilary and '.Ml are the most  damaged ofthe engines and the others  will reipiire considerable overhauling.  'J'he extent of the damage occasioned  is about $10,000.  A   SMALL  \\\.\7.V.  AT'TIIH  .MILL.  Following the dei-lrurlivc   fiieatthe  roundhouse Sunday   night   an   alarm  from l.l|o sawmill   caused  considerable  exciLen.eiil Monday forenoon.   A spark  from the refuse pile .set. lire to a hcip of  shavings and,   spieadiug (piickly,   the  blaze had almost, reached   I lie slab pile  adjacent   lo   (lie   mill    before   il    wa.s  noticed. The fire department and other  volunteers  responded   promptly to the  alarm    but  fortunately   their  services  were  not  icijuircd.     'J'he   mill   hands  quickly   had     it   under control   with  buckets  before  it had   I ime to do any  sei ions damage.  Friends of (). (\. Oeuiu's, well known  in Donald and this town, will be  pleased to know tint ho has been appointed the new gold commissioner at  Nelson iu place of Capt. Fitzstubbs.  Fred Eraser's daughters Florence  and "Punch," left Monday for' the  east. '. Florence' goes to'.sl.iidyin , West  Port and '��������� .Punch " Iwt.-iy.s, with her  ullijt at, the same place. ��������� j  John J). Boyd i.s back.  , Gen. Supt.   Miiipold   was   in - town  .Monday.*  Aliss Sehna Turnros came' hack  Thursday from Illecillewaet.  Johnny Neilson got down Thursday  evening.  Ahoy, the druggist, visited Trout  Lake section this week.,  Geo. T. Newman was in town this  week.'  Geo. Atkins' new pack .train .went  up the trail Wednesday.  Frank Vandall has let the contract  for his new residence on tlie. hill.  Bert Lane has gone up the North  Fork of Illecillewaet.  Jim Hutchison is putting iu a fine  stone cellar on his lots on First Street.  Somebody said he. saw the man who  disappeared from Boyd's down at  Trail.  Independent, Foresters we. requested  to attend a special meeting to-night,  lodge room, usual hour.  J. Ludwig and John Caiucion went  up Wednesday to Fiench Creek to  work for I he company.  Harry Bourne returned Wednesday  from a trip lo Nakusp and New  Denver.  J. C. .Montgomery and A. W. Mcintosh, t wo good Big Bendets, came  down  Wednesday evening.  Al. Finbow, formerly of the Inliiwl  Sentinel, was iu town from the east on  Sunday. lie left .Monday for Rossland.  Twenty-nine mining records weie  died yesterday, t w*en(,y-se\en of these  were, l.y one man. Thi.s is a record  breaker.  Mr. and .Mrs. Jl.iru'.s lil I le .laughter,  Fva, aged; 2 years, died oii Saturday"  levelling .about (j o'clock, the result df  convulsions. ��������� To make the, mat Ier  worse the father was aw'ay up' the  North Folk of lhe   Jj.-uiic.iu   and   ljie  There, seems to   lie some  conspiracy'   *  of silence about the' stabbing affray at  the lower (ind of  Front s tree t��������� Sun day  night,   in   which   C. JDuschene and f.  Kilpatrick were mote or  less seriously  cut.    An air of   mystery   apparently <t,  shrouds the whole* all'air, ancl, though   -  the police are supposed to have suspicions, the man with   the  knife, is still at  large.   This should  not' he.     Is any-'  thing being done to bring the perpetrator to justice, or are  the   police  afraid  of what they might find if they follow  up the all'air,   or  do  they   require  the  a.ssislance of the public?'  There  i*  a    feeling    abroad���������which  finds frecpient expression-that   things,  of (his  kind  can   be  hushed   up when  certain   people   are  concerned,  but  to  this the Mail is  not  prepared to lend -  ear.    If this late>t affair is too tangled"  to be unravelled by the local  adminis-    '  Ira lien of law and order the assistance  of Chief  of   Police   Hussey and his experienced trackers of crime  should be  obtained.    The  public   want to'see the  a Hair   ventilated    and    citizens    are  watching   the   matter   with    interest.  No distinction of persons before the law '  -is something  that  people  on this .side  of the line  often   boast about, and we  should   make  (his  boast good  all the  (ime.    If   the   wide-open    town   that  ���������   '  some denounce is not really desired the.  best, way lo discountenance*  it is to ad- -  minisl.ei even-handed justice.  .Improve the Cemetery.     *   ' "  Tin* following letter shows that, the.  cemetery improvement idea is thought  a worthy and nei cssary object of sup.  port, by people outside the (own e*ven,  and indicates fail ly well that if the  matter only be taken hold of and a  start made (hat many -supporters will  be found ready to assist. If the  trustees���������Messrs. Abraham-on. Bonnie  and Cnuisier--will take up this question, and secure I he en-operation of our  local clergymen, the matter can be  soon put on lhe road lo accomplish-  Uieilt.  KniToit ICooti-n'av Mail:  Dear  Sir.���������I   fed much  Interest ei!   in   vour  ninety |.i*op(i-*a|   to   Improve   tin*    Itovcls'ioke '  eeiiK'tcry und I tru-t the uoiniiiiinlii- will   licit.  tic mat tor to a xp h- .'.iiu-h,���������*,������������������,'   x,���������   ���������������������������'.  slum il it In. h.'!.,,-l l.y Hov.'Nt,.',-,,, .,!,. |,���������| i/v  people III Mirr.������u'-,!-.iin-.-.   ��������� .,��������������������������� |lflve j,,,,^,  liIi'UMtri! in .'��������� .iin mi in . ���������?.-, t��������� |i,, iicierv im-  prove'iiicnl '.���������>.' i-.-..,���������,., ,,,.v,~ .t ���������. ,.���������,.-,.���������(���������  in     .)'" '"- ~''"''P'\   "l;,l>''i'''^ras,  Albert Ciri.  ri. iy,, .. . i,*,')-  His leg Broken.  IT i.-.'v  ., M..\-'  ���������nil.   Ial  A  lrought  Walton ������t,-irLed out Monday  I'l.i.e beyond the Illecillewaet,  icer, broke hi*, kneecap  .1." lot- and a couple of men  ���������he b bired man to town in a wat'goii  t!i" next d-iv, and be ha- .since | hen  been o -r Fleming',, stal.le, where they  nut Inn-. The place may be fairly comfortable r..r a mail in irood health, "hut  is hardly Mlh.-, |,|,. f,,,- ;l ������������������..,. j,.,,-. ,.,,.  quiiii'vr siM-yi,-;,!   attendance   atidcaio.  1! S. V-.'i's'.ti ||;|S jtM ,eccii ed a  new c.'se of tweeds and Woi sleds,  Vrii c.s right.  The new Kamloops paper���������tlie  S/aii.iliirdxXist to, hand. It lis well  prinled and edited and is cinisisient  ������������������������������������*''_���������. /'���������'���������< ���������'-siip'ports the. Turner ministn'  ajjii is cojjvi \atjw in jioh'tics. fAOK t
Ube 1fcoQtena\> fSfrau
I'flliJ^llKti KVKlfY SATUI.'DAY
--.ir -
I'ciii.i-HUii-, a\-i> J'noi-iiiirrous.
[Subscription   Price,    S2.C0 ' Per    Annum
.'11'  sIUICTI.V   I.S   AI)\A\Ci:    ,'*-5
The Ames Holden Co.'s special
"Coluinljia," '���'Vancouver," "Koot-
enay" should be worn by evepy-
.body who -wants' a first-class
mountain boot. ' ;    ���
_   / ,n   i
,   RKVKJ^TJDK!*:,' JULY* :il, 181)7.
_- , , f.__    ,- . '_    _
Till: Opposition  Party of   1!.C.���for
,that is all the   title   they can, claim--
have a jieciiliar   way of   doing   things.
Mill  a  h'llle   while   ago   they   met   iu
.caucus   in    Vancouver   to   formulate a,
polio} and   cnveied   all   their    actions
with a  mantle   of   secrecy.     Weighty
.subjects, said an  organ'of   the   party,
were discussed and decisions   come to,
,hut   as   far   as, the   public   knew   the
pnatter argued   might   have   been 'the
^weight of the eai th.
���   The result of their secret session appeared last   week   in   the,   shape  of a
platform, but the   public   heeds  it not,
,an'd people   come, and go as if. it were
���not.    Tt has'not  occasioned, as far as
.can he learned, any commotion   in the
.cainp of their   enemies   or   any exlra-
.ordinary enthusiasm   in   the   ranks of
their friends.   'The   reason,   doubtless,
is because they as   a  party haws seemingly nu sense of the. fitness of   things.
Why, if they were   going   to appeal"
to the people   with a policy,   did   they
not'take tlirm into their confidence at
,once?    Why edid   they   not   advertise
.their1 meeting, invite the press and the
public suppoi ting' them, and then, after
thorough   discussion,    propound ���tlieir
policy   when    the   country -.would   be
all   alert   and   expectant.       They   do
nothing   like    this,   however.       Tliey
prefer to meet iu secret' and,',when the
little, attention their' ga'theiiiig excited
,Jias all subsided, they bring forth their
policy.      Pshaw!    .Save   us   from   our
, 'J'he political situation in this province, is exceedingly serious anil the
.Opposition 'party, as a party, do ,not
.evidently,      by    their    hole-and-corner
.copper!-' Al thi- moment llie copper
���miners of the world are working
li'ardcsf to keep |,i"i<c wilh the enor-
i.kui- deiii.i nd I'or electiic.il pi.rpo-.e-*,
and 1 he -lock of metal i- low ei* 1 !i,m it
has Iiei ii for maiiv ve-ii.s. It i- : os-ihle
ihal ina lew ye.n s'lime t he eiilh will
be searched as diligent Iv for < o] | < r as
it is fm nold. as the demand noes on
, iiicre.i.sing and must continue to do *-(>
with eleciricit v' Mill in its inf.oicy.'
With demands iucieasiug and *-lo(k
(leci ca-iug. the natural com lu-ii. i of
(he business in.-Ili would be lb.it we
should see a rise in the value of the'
metal, bill I he obliging bears Ii,i ve been
good enough lo depi-e's.s prices for
reasons of their own, and consumer*-,
-are thankful. Less than two years ago
there were 10,172 tons,'w berea~, by the
Ial"s(, returns, the available stock i.s
only IS,."/).") tons, while the pi 'ice, has
teccnl Iv fallen about .$5.-1 ton. Whether
we n'iay expect a copper famine oi
w bet ber the operators, notwithstanding the lowness- of the stocks, are keeping down the price wilh t he view to a
big "corner" later on, we cannot say,
but it would he well for consumer*-- tint
to run short of sopplic'*.���M'ui'inij anil
Electri rn I llrrirn:
���\ General Blacksmith )���
Wagons,   heavy   or   lighl,    built    and
l epaired.
Horseshoeing a specialty.
~      i . i.
Prospector's Picks.     Miner's Tools.
Large supply of iron, steel and shoes.
Oidei-s  in   any   branch   of   the   trade
executed in a woi kinanlike manner.
Pilot Bay .Smelter Sold.
The Mraden Syndicate, of the Omaha
smelter, are reported to have purchased the Pilot, May, smelling plant
and the famous Blue^I-Icll mine. The
new proprietors intend to operate both
the smelter and' mine and will smell
Hlue Hell ores with others of different
sect ions of the" count! y: The present
capacity of the .-.inciter is ]()() ions a
day, the fuel ' will he -shipped lioni
Vancouver I*-land and the output, will
go by the <*. P. Ii. ' ":
The old sineitei was built in 1S0I and
cost a lot of money lo erect. Ilendryx,
the principal o.vner in it,'is reported to
have lost, about, $100,0(10 there aiid th"
plant, and property was heavily
mortgaged to the Bank of .Montreal.
v/ ���o��� ^ f'
Barrister-at-Law,, Solicitor ���
and Notary Public.
.T-t: OWIC'I'*:   liiinni ���_', Pool, Hlock, I'oveMol-e.
r^cVc!s��okc - -Hospital.
.Maternity ward in connection.
Vaccine kept on hand ....
Urs. KoKccIiiiic antl Jeffs,   -  Attendants.
A Sure' Preventative of
^��m���sMosqnito Bites
"   A Guaranteed Prevention.
Jt.... He. (.Mctiii.i.).
I'raviitriid Laud Surcni/m:
Surveys uxeciited in any p.u-l, of the Province
with ae-cui'.icy and ili*-*i.\tt*li.
Commencing Soon.
District freight agent F. Vv'. Peters,
of the (J. P. R.," isr icportid to have
received definite inforin.-itioii'-'fi on'i XV'.
K. O.strander,.'of the Colorado - Oi e
Sampling -Works to the effect that Ihe
const ruction of an ore sampler at
Nakusp will be commenced without,
furl her delay. This i.s good news* for
Nakusp as a more convenient site for a
sampler it would be hard to Iind.
FRED   B. "WRONG,1     "
Real Esfcafcs and' Mining Bpakep,
--FliPiGUSok, Ji.C���   ,      '
,      Tlio Siindon of I lu;'Trout, I .-.ike District.
Coi'rcsponilcnco Solicited. ,
'    ��� For sale only at ���
abey;s Ds.ua store,
,Opcn day and ni^'lu,
j\lail orders promptly attended to.
p    S.  WILSON,
i V.
. Locnl Merchant Tailor.
O     fit
Cmw I
Ordei aud Ready-r\fade.
To rsiiiI figure or pm-.^e.
���   A Great Record.
The most extravagantly humorous
statement possibly ever uttered by the
Colonist is I he following: "The Colonist
has; n last cis, but, they (-oiiipi-i.se (lie general public, in whose ,intei e.sts il is
genei ally acknowledged this paper has
always fought, and wilh good lesiilts."
When it "is rcincmhci ed (hat.' the
Colonist has been the champion of
every monopolist in' British Columbia,
the defender ot every land-grabber and
the advocate of, o.vcry' 'ring of -pci-u-
laloi s t hat ever'asked for a, franchise
of any kind during lhe -last dozen
. ������ , - ,, . .        ,, ,    veai-s, t he deep, liidilcli   humor  of   the
method, at all appreciate   it.      Instead , Colonist .writ er will h- appreciated  as
,bf seciet  nieetings   the  'country wants j it ought h> be.���Victmi.-i Times.
a convention and  thotough   discussion j """*	
.of a Hairs      The people want a positive Alive to "the Matter.
plat form at the making of   which tliev ���	
'will assist,   and   tJievwnnt,   to   limeii        !*���.������� Sniiml.iy   evening  Collector of;
.voice   in    determining   the    lines 'on j "">"""���' M'-'"'-   <'���   Vietoiin -i-m-d
-whicfi   the,  coining   elections    will   l,c,| instructions   from   Ottawa  lo  appoint
j.lui '       o ,   ' three new ollicers  to  guard   (he   trade
That, the   st length  of   the   Covern-,| "��"���*'-��� '"'" ,lu'   K1. n ulyko*.   They   will
Jiient is the   weakness   of   the   Opposi- ,' *-*���������''��� 'll;l* "" A i'��''n<"in goods go in u ith-
' ion has passed   into a proverb in this i 0l|t- laying lhe r-gulai   duly  of about
���rovince and il is again  evemplilied in ] '" I11'1' l'tMl1-   Th''*  ;l,'ti"!1   u '"   lu'1!'  '"
, , '< C. S. DOUGLAS,
Real Estate'and lining Broker,-
13D Cordov.x St., VAWCOUVjER, 23.C. ���,
'   ' T. MATHEWS,
Real Instate ancl Mining' Broker
319'Cordova St.,
"    VA.f\'CO*J,VER, B.'C.
."Mining stocks and properl ie-- bought
and sold on commission. Correspondence .-olictted.
Mining" Brokers,
Kevelstoke Station, B.C.
Fashionable Tailors.
Cor. Ilroad Rl. k Trounce Ave., "
Opposite t he Driaid, ' '  ,
Late of Government, Street,
If you desire an artistic home willi all omodern, conveniences
call and see Maclean who can design you one in any
style: Queen Anne,, Colonial. Swiss, orli'ny other style
vou prefer. ' '
Interiors  and   interior decorations, are  hjs  specialties.   ..Store
Decoration's, Bank*   Fixtures, ��� Hotel   J/ixtures ;   Hall,
shewing   panuelled   dadoes,,   frescoes,   etc.;   Artistic '
Screens, Verandahs. Stairways, etc. can be got ouLpto
suit the market.
*. i   �� %   i    -;
Y>~-n       r^       -7l*=-3
R  ''R
.'.*,** , >
Hie Pioneer Hotel of tne Pioneer
Iiiilioi'tci's of  Kinu ScnUili and  Kni.;l!sli Clooil.s.
Mine:-; and Mining Stocks.
���rnllO.MAS 15R0S. & GRAN"?;
Kuils from $12,  Pauls from ;,V*.
Sample and 'ineasuremeiil   r..nn*.  sent
am application. " ,
,.��� 02 Government^'.,
Wluto 'nbor only.    , * V1CTC.*?!''������   n.C
Front .Street;, HevcKtoke.
Ha'rcut, 25c;   Calh, 50c: Six Shaving
Tickets for SI.0(i.
I . ,
ihis   latest   exhii-ili.'.n. ,   If   it is to lie tl"'""' all   I h.>   tr.i-1.-  of  tin* .('..na.lia.i,
..       r\         *. ���                  ,i        i <      ���              . ^   i nkon    ili-t i tet    to   < \ am oJivel-     ancl
the   Opposition   vs.   Hie   Co-.eminent ��� vi( ,���}. ,_   Th, fore--<.f moiint.'d p,.|,e.*
<i'z.;un, the latter ni.-iy* reimiin m power. , :,i,.,.,,.| v  there  .ire   tn  he   l.iii^elv   am;-I
'J'lii-s   is   the   people's f  oppoitunit\    to ! iin-iil ed and every   pieeaut ion   <a ill   he j	
lireak up the present   political    puties ,'-'ken to ensure law and order.                   |   .   '
.-ind to put  men   in   power   lesponsihle "*""           Z                       j   \~ \
aiul tri.stwo.tliv.      * "    : The "Silver Slump. ;
1 itcvi:i.stoki*. Station", P..C.   ,
Haircut and shave 50c.  ,^*>^v-^��      ,
���-"WI5SC7- Comfortable Parlors.
Op-pcslte I>rug Store. .
"  '   GUY   BARBER,
*  * i     ,
Repairing Neatly St. Promptly Elxaculc!
3Tj��   PICAKD,\ '     ���
��� Coal.reicloP and  Builder.
camp of West Hootienay.
Good rooms, newly furnished. �� -     -      '-      Best table in town
���  '        Choicest Ivicjuors and Cigars.     Commercial Room.
( i. '
H.ATJ5'.'-! $1 TO $51. ' , ���' , "T"     r"l 'if"\ f   >  -f*.
'e-w- - -r v*j^"J'.
t   The CROWN PO'NT; HOTEL ���
��� /   ,      ���' , 'TRAIL,  l. C. '< V: '
 ���. _,  . 1
Li'ducd th ;oi'p'hoi:t with electric ii-ilit.     Haths, and all modern
��� imj-.'-ovements.
"ROPrTIETO^S.      .  '
First-Class in Ever/ Ilospect.
Cnniplc-.-ooms   for Coinni^rcial Men.
1*1:11:- and   Specifu nl ions   prepared   o,n
short, mil ice. .
p   H. HEAPS & CO.,
Machinery Brokers,
Slid Cordova .Slivet.
-   VANCOUVI<]n,   I5.C.
..     '", '���      I)i-( iif.-ili'j; t hi*  big  t'rop in  the price'
Illl*. new   turner organ al- Iv rum..ops.    of sih ,-r bullion   I.i'-t   week   r ;������   New i
IA ���-.�����:,Ho nf lioyal School of Mini's
Loivli-r. Kir^lar.d.)
Mining   Eng-I-iocr.    Analytical    Chemist
'  Prf.pcUiiso ..ui.iiinl and roporlcd on,
l ' , M-'U    IIKN'VKIS. P.. C.
and  Assayer.
jtlie Standard,' lias appeared.      Its liisi , Ymk ffertilrf-,\y* :    "\),ir ~ii\ t-r d.-elii
issue   savs   that    Kaniloops'"   ciiief   in   . f,d L. i lie lo\\e-i . piif-e  f..r  two  y-ti-,
jdustry is"  Leer.     Until   U.e   Standard . '"V] I" iv;% m-j-.f-Iw*. o^y "���>���'���"���''";,
. ,       . .       . . ���        i   , (clM-d   a!  \\ ail  -t; e'*i .u .* !.<   1.1." '*!le. t
.said otherwise^ it \vas imagined l��> u- tl���,t holdei - of ri���- u hit- :i,-i��d !:av- ' -t -- - |'r:h[;|,'\V HARVKV, F.l'.S.
tliat, its chief' incluytiy was politics. , weakened. Soiie- l.oll.o'! iiok,-:- a-- \\ _ rK-:-.:. V Kn - Inst M & 11 K I
'We were not far astrav. , smue thi-means i h--.!*..-���.   p. oi. whit h '>    '       ' ' \"    ",,   ' ""       ������-������������������
_^  ^ \\a>   formed   .iliiom]   ne*,!-.- i nae a v.vi  ; .</i ana/ hnfjiin'i-r (mil Asikii/i;
~ *    "    - ,-il;( ,' i*-. Ji(|iiidrttii.sr il -  lioliim^--."    Om-''
Tub Hon. (j. 15. .Mai tin is   reported ' >id"r- l��-����iic-i .illy na\e,i ill. d   .n tent mn ,
;i.S denyinj,' tlu;   ^lo,*y..of   Iniildiu.i; the \ ���" lhl' '���'M-1 ���.'���������'   i1'"   "�����'���--i"ii   mpii
FOR SALE--A (pianu'ty of liRl'l. second li.md
Sloul l.'ails.
I; RA N K   V AN1)A LL, Vkovkiktok.
-^Revelstolce, B.O.:=&
J. R.HULL -& GO.
V.vNrm vi-;n. H. ('.
CrK-cltiRg Sm.* t;.- Pulp a Spac.alt'.
V/liolesa.le .  and.   Retail
Purveyors of Hig'hrdass 'Meals.
All orders in our line will lie  promptly
at tended to.
Dewdnev    trail  ' to    the    Lieutenant- , \;"\x"   -i����"'H 'i..-.*u>i>      w ,t h '  i n-..in-
- .'        ,     . .      . , ,        noimceiiieiil '.1 Ihe^i-i-at l.'i >1 I (11 -nn >-r-
^overiK.i-.     It i*i a comtortiiig thou^ut    if,^ in t|K, K|()���.|ik.*'r i-u'ion '
fhat  (ittr   Kdjf.ir   eannot   l.,-i\e-- lilelied * l ���  -������ : '���	
from tli111 the; honor of la\ini; tlie'
fi irner stone of Mi-. .Vll.in\ hotel. '
Jlonor to whom honor in due.
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A WI'.ITKU III  the    .Nelson    /���.������(iiiimii*/ cl.uiu. Ki-li l.'i\,i*
.ries to heap ridicule.������    Hewitt    lios-    ^KKS.n P^Pp~PfpPPp/P:P;
toek,    M.I',    because    ol     his    uearinij     SiIm-i* M loi'ii.-* I'i,n,;...n*.  I.in.n.1,   I'm    Muni -:
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spats.     A    paper   with   such   a   I llie is , ,,���, d ,,,. 1(, ���,,,,���,,, ,,,,,., r,,,i,; m ,���.���_. i;,, ,���-,! , ���
pxpecu'd   to piv into   details   and  the ' !"r'-(. '���'���"' ���''' '���'',""'   "'���""���������.   '���',''���'   i"1"
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r.ihe nf the  member    )..r   Yale-Cu lln.<i. ! ������iii.ui. >��� ol -.,. h . > ri it1. ..!.* ot 1111;,nn. iii> ill
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/ 'lie pal I   (>I Ills app.l  el   U e  Will      v.ulli !|  ,
f,,r   when    tic    reads the   A't-fiuiiiii-./'s |                            I'TOTIOJIi.
/���efeienee to liipi     In- vvill wear a smile. '
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FR1D. M. WELLS, Mime E^Msr.n
Ouu local contempnrai y    would  umv
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ynu'ic   ciookcd"). Nevertheless    i's
Jfli.*\ iousness may he foi^iwn if it vvill
yi.iv. the people's rights imiintiiin stdli
/���icilllv    Ion.'   to    l.-novv    wheie   il.is.il.
The Copper Supply.
Klrctrieily without ropper woi,Id he
riOinewhal like a- I.i onouiy without
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the st;iff: <^SSss��-^
Bilker and Confectioner,
ki:\ i.i.s'I'oki: Station.
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I Hutchison & So.,
(Oppo-itc (iiivernmeii,, Ollii-c,)
(.)���<)( fries,  b'ced,  I'Vuit,'always
fr(-*,h and full stock.
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'.lii'ifl   yi'i'iouritii.
Best Table .io Towif, ".Wall Parnishad ��� Rooms,
���   - Choicest Wines, Liquors- and Cigars,   ��� -
..Everything Strietly.Pirst-Class.
Terms $2 T3er day.' ' Kaniloops Hccr on Drauglu
Knolm H
J. AMMOIITSTONH, Puoi'itin'i'oii.' '-
���Dining Room iS'teisfied with the best the
larket affords.   ,  " '' ���
AHIIAIIA.M.SON'  IMiOS., JJitoi'i(ii;rous.
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Telephone   ���   'Bus Meets all Trains.    ���
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Tlis Hoin^ is s:iook3il with Hi? Fine-st Wincn aiid Cigars in th? IfarM
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��� ..   TBQ'UT   Xi_A_S:jIJ :.OITT3   J3_G_ TLIE KOOTENAY 31 AIL.  TAGE :i  ,   The Opposition Platform.    ,-*  The. following circular lias been  'received :���������  'J 11 accordance with a reipie.st t.o that  cH'ccI,' from representative men of tin*  parly in all s-'i-t ion--, ol tlie province,  tin* nieinlicrs of tlie opp(i*-ition in the  legislature conM*nted i to act as an  executive conmiittei* of the p.-n ty. ,  In thai capacity Llie members recently held a meeting vi lien it, was thought  desirable to lay down the general  principles of the 'policy which ha*-,  guided the opposition in its course in  the legi-latmv and on which, in the  opinion of'the committee, the party  can with confidence appeal to tin* provincial voter.-, at- the ensuing general  (;lections.  The committee believe*, lltat6 it will  have the support of a very large  majority ������>f the provincial voters,  whether they are suppoiters of (he'  opposition or the government, in it.-,  view that it would Ik extremely deti i-  meiital to the itllerc-t-*. ol the whoi(*  province at the pi esent time to introduce dominion political issues into the  discussion of provincial all'.iirs.  The committee, in consonance with  this view, .propose-* the following us  the platform on whicli the opposition  will appeal to the electorate:  ], The adjustment of the repre-  . sei.lation'of the p.oviii'ce on a general  pi inciple, by which an ('('iiitnlile system  will l*e established, districts thinly  settled and i-ciiiutc fiom l.!ni-p!jjjti!i)its  cenlres receivinga laige'r pioportioi.ate  representation than I hose districts with  a greater population and nearer the  large citie-, while in t urn those (list rids  wiil have a propoi tionately larger representation than the cities of the prov-  2. Heoigaiiizatii-ii of thecivil service  wilh a view tc. greater ellicieiicv' and  economy in ailmiiiist ration.  '.1. Liberal expenditure cm necessary  public works nndei-iMich . igid, supervision as will secure coiiiniensni ate  results.  -I.    Discouragement of Oriental   ini-  .'migration.   ' ,  ( ;").' The amendment of the Land Act,  so thnlu'.-ii will he I eser\ ed along with  other minerals. Timber to he disposed  of by open competition iiiid.* in mii-Ii  qua nt i lies a.s the trade deiiian'ds. Agricultural lands lo he reserved lor actual  settlers,   i '   ��������� '  (i. Repeal of th'e' lax commonly  know.: as tjie .Moi'tgag*- tax. '  7.   'Amend'uif :.l of  the I,iw in regard  I o free iniiier.*-* liceii-es so   that  a   .nan  shall not he   compelled   to  lake   out   a  free miner.*." liceiw.hefoie he can work  . in a mine for wages. ������  , y. Provincial aid to railways in' lhe  pa-l having i.'sulti'd mi*-.iti.-.faclnrily.  both ,i*- regards economy in con-  stiiictiou nud siiodei-.tlioii in t r.in->poi t-  ation charges, any future aid, to railways to be i-.-i.s.-.l on ellicii'iit p: oviiici.-i 1  contiol, both of the raiding ,*u <1  expenditure of lhe capital and of lie  rates of t ranspo. tation.  While ,lhe coiiiinit t<'(' believes that  an adir.iiii.strati.iii of | rovincial nll'.iii--  oii the lines laid d.'iuti in the foregoing  ' platform would conduce to the ireiieral  prosperity and assist in the rapid  development of the gie.it iialuial resources of the pi mince, it , does not  ignore the fact that the most sagacious  ��������� policy may fail iu lesulls hy extra va-  gance or incompetency in carrying it  out and it. considers that the present  government is open io the strongest,  condemnation in both t hose rcspei is,  ' Willi united and energetic action, on  lh" pnrl'of tlii.se who are'in i-ympalhy  wil h the views of the opposition, the  comniiltee has no fear of the result.  ('. A. Skmi.in, (.Ihairinaii;  D. SWEET,      ,,   *>*py^ Accountant  Books posted   .   .   .  .Accounts rendered on short notice.  Olliee at, ('rillitli- & Co. ,Ilru}{ .Store, J-'ront .St.  1?  PLEMIN& & HAMIITO  NOTICE.  VOTICK J.S HK'iKHV GIVKN that the  PS underpinned. Win. Kirkiip intends (itt daj-, I  allor date to iiiiskciiii;ilic.ili<iii lo tlie C'liiel |  C.ailinissioiier 01 ban.Is ;in<l Works for per-'!  inissi.iii' io i.iircli.isi; one hundred- and .sixty I  .lures of Liiid situated  <il)onL one  mile  up  the  .IVERY, EXPRESS  AND GRAYING.  Coltimlii.i   I liver   from  the inoulli of ]>ou uie I UpQflfiiionlnpj ffip      CfftV'Q Wil fid "  Creek in U'esl Knolenay District, l.'i.iiiiiieiieiiii,' I IlbdUllllGl titJI i l'Jl        au'Jty NJUJi  nl a  I������is|   initrked   Initial  J'o-,1,   Win.   Kirknp, I                         -                                 ' '  N. W.    corner;    thenee    running    V)  chain-.  ���������anii'icily .ilonj? the cast bank of tin* Columbia  Kiver: thence 10 (.-h.-iins east; thtiu'e 1(1 eh.iins  nortli; Ihence 4'> chains west, to the place of  eo.iiinciieeineiit. '  ,    ��������� WM. IvIIIKX'i-.  July in. 1MI7. ' i:u:i  J. 0, HUTCHISON,  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  Hcavv    Draying  or   Transfer  work a specialty.,  .Seasoned wood, cord or stove length--, on li.iud  at .ill Limes. Leave orders al, W. It I'f.'iiso  & Co.'s store. ~"       ,  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  GASH POR RAWFURS  0.(\V. JiALUWIX, Kaniloops, P..C.  tepi (-sent ing .Joseph U llinann, St. Paul,  New York, and .London, Hngland,  gives a fair and squa.c assort incut,  and allows full value for all 'kinds of  raw furs. .Shipment* solicited. Prompt  returns assuied.       ' a  in* f.  i  9<  LIMITED  LIABILITY.       <���������,  COMAPLIX, B.C.  ROUGH AND DRESSED L-UMBER.  1  At the Company's Store is carried a Full Stock of General ,   *"  ��������� ' -    Merchandise. :     Miner^Supplies and Outfits'a't close rates.      ,       '  P.O.  AliKOWIIKAD.     ..... ' , ' ' TlOtlidJI.H-H TO COJIAI'tlX.'  ALL KJNDS OF    -  ���������-  The Company's S.S. " LARDEAU" connecls wit li all (J.JM{. (rains and Meaineis, and makes daily  trips between Arrowhead and Coniaplix'.'inil Thomson'*-- Landiiifj-. Coninfiniiealio.i it, llins e.;labli*-lied witfi  all points in"tIn-Larde.*iu, Trout, Lake and Fisb'dre.ek disl.1 ielt.. ���������,',,,,  '    The Company's tug --ARCHER" is ready to enter into towing and freight iittf eont'i'.-ict.-.  The Townsite of COMAPLIX is bcin^ surveyed .���������f.Hi-Aviii"sii7Trtly be plaecd <m the market. Comaplix  is the out lit tin): poi n band.bea d(jiiarters I'or tl.c La. dean and Kish (,'reek ili-^t i-it-t ��������� now beint^ opened up. Jt  occupies a' beautiful situation, lii^li and dry, on (lie N.JO, arm ol' Upper Arrow Lake, eif<!it" mile.s from Arrowhead.    Deep water for vessels all 1 lie year round,    G'ond li'iildncc-oiimiodation.  ,'    R. TAPPING, Agent for Revelstoke  COMIMBRCIAL   HOTEL  Corner of Hastings and Cambi,e Streets,  .   ��������� *   ' '      VANCOUVER.  B.C.  Equipped .with   Elevator,   Electric  I3ells.  modern   iuipi'ovemeiits*.      '  Rates $2 per day.  Heated   with   hot  water,  and'all  G. THOMAS, Puoi'jtiiiroH.  PlflMEERLIVERYrFEED-'& SALE STABLE?  ,   ��������� .      '   " t_> for���������   ���������    , ",     ';    i  C0SM0P0HM.H0TEI  KAMLOOPS, B.C.,  Best of everything going.  LARDEAU AND TROUT LAKE  DAILY STAGE' LINE: .Thomson's Landing to Troutf  Lake Oity and Ferguson.,;     ;  ."stajfii leines Tliomson'.s everv .iio.-ninsf, at 7 o'clock, for Trout" Lake   City   and  '   Ferguson; returning, leaves those places at 2 p.'m.  FREIGHTING AND TEAMiNG. '   ���������  (i(,o(I fi'('i������l*.b wareluiuses aiHl'iprick dispatch.   , For all information about tians-  portiition or hauling in Lunleiiu aiid Trout Lake write,,,  CRAIG &-HILLMAN, '' ,'...  Thonison's Landing, H.C.  n  RUSSELL   &  HEROD,-Prop's.  IMPERIAL   BANK,OF CANADA.  ~f:  XjIE.A.IKIie],   3VC.E.  ?   Mining Engineer aiid Metallurgist  ���������REVELSTOKE AND GOLDEN B.C.���������  Assays oa (fold and Silver.'   .' ,   .*.     ,.  . Analysis of AH Metals made at lowest rates.  Prompt  and   Correct   Results   (luaranteed. ���������' Reports mud'e on projierties, /,.  etc.     Che me a call. ' ''.'',  '* Capital Authorized,  ^Capital Raid-up,'-   -  ' Rest, -,.-.-   -   -   -  32,000,000  '1,963,600 -  1,156,800,  '      DIRECTORS:   ���������    '-,  H. S.' HOWI.AND,      , -c     -       President.  T. It. WEH.SITT,    -    -     Vice-President.  William Ramsay. Hugh Ryan. lEobert  Jailray.   T. Sutnorland Stayncr.  o   Mead Office,'   f    - ' TORONTO.  D. FI. V/ILXIE, General Manager. o .  ';f^$Tir'\/     The ,pre'S8nt   centre l and  %^ [j    1      0 ,      headqiiarfcers for,  Mfo'lHG" "OPERATIONS IH BRITISH COLUMBIA.  u. ��������� future  Steamer Smoke.  The Str. Tiail is boini^ r(>paired at  NaUnsp. .s.iyj- llie Nel-oii Miner, and  after .-.lie lian li.jen overhauled will take  the. run to XorthpniL. Next mnnlli,  one of i'lie C). P. It. j-teainei'S w ill make  a trip up to  LaPorli*  from   Revelstoke  /I *  and will take   tip  a   load  (if hydriiulie  inarhinerv for (lenri'i' 1. Atkin.*,.  Wants the--Map Changed.  .1. M. Ander.son. nian.ii^erof the (iold  Hills ICxploration Co., ti eoinpany of  ca.*.|ern ��������� prospect ins.*; tendei-feet, is of  the opinion that all the territory on  the Duncan Riv>"' .side* of (he divide  .should   he   in   the  Ainsworth   mining  ��������� division a*, it is much easier to come to  Ka-lo than '.o gu to Trout Lake City to  record local ioiis.    This is,   a.s   reported  j liy the Kaslo correspondent* of the  Hossland Minn: a fact which will no  donht add weight to Mi. Anderson's  weighty opinion.  She Marries Again.     . '  Mrs. M. I*'. Allen, of Rossland, is  a^ain in evidence. She wn.s married  Monday afternoon lo Ci. M. Kin^c,' of  Minneapolis. The Miner says, "simul-  laneoiisly \\-ith their return to (he  hotel this entry a |i|,ya rei\ upon llie.  rc^jistei: .Mr. and '.Mis. Kiii������, Minne-  apolis. ' '  ,��������� am.  General New?.'  Sir Wilfred Laurier will sail from  'KiiHland on Auj;. 1!).  The Salmon Hi ver salmon i un   i.s  re-  I oi li d to I ������������������ v ei y gi od.  The Le Hoi Company ha ve'delinilely  d"cide<l lo locale (heir new smelter al  jS'orlhpoit.  __ Iler Ma.jesly.t he Queen has I hanked  t he cilizeu.s ol i'oi oul(i for their .s|ilen-  did juliilee i*ask(>|.  ('oiuiiiis-iioner I Ierchinci* of lhe  niounled police is, ivpm-| , >iays, to 'he  i-eplaced hy Inspector liowen Pel ry of  Calvary.  Mm e recent reports of I'i in.-e I<*d ward  Island election nive.-. (he I'elers  (Liher.il) [���������iivci'iiiMciit, a majority of 10.  t he return liein^2!) lo 10. The Toronto  Mail </i\ e< t he i'( turn as '21 to !).  'J'he London 'J'inu.'i aiiiniiiiice.s thai  (vMli'ens|aii(l i.s heli. veil to ha ve ,s||cee--s.  fully eom|)l"led nc^iil ial ion- with  ���������la pun excluding Japanese fioni  (Juei'iislaiid territory.  The Ottawa j^oveiMiiielil   s.ivs ^i'uI.oii  will    he    adminisl ere,|      liy    Dominion  i''filial ions.     Kvciy   alieiu.ile claim is i  I.. he i eM-i-vei|   and   phi    up lor compe- {  l il ion. , I  1 r���������*^  A  CSTY    .  VA:NTACES.  It is the centre of tho Landean mining district.  It will have railways- to  the north and south:  Its clima-te is superb.  It has plenty of, building  timber and a sawmill  in operation providing  lumber at reasonable  prices-on the spot.  4  ROUT 'LAKE CITY  is reached by rail. from  Revelstoke to Arrowhead, 28 miles ; thence  by steamer, io'miles, to Thomson's ��������� Landing; and a short  stag'e of 1 2 mile.s ; the entire  journey occupying- only 6 hours  through magnificent mountain  and lake scenery. '' ,  Well-known mining' promoters and capitalists already  have their representatives on  the' ground, and it - i.s no  boomer's dream to say that before another six months Trout  Lakk Cut will be a bustling  centre^of business and the principal 'town in this treasure-laden  Lardeau, the new centre of attraction for the best mining  enterprise, skill and capital  which 'British Columbia has  magnetized within her borders.  Mi A Y^CJIBS tA DATA MO:    ,  b  ICsafiv, Kermis. CJ.iIt.  iii^orMill. Xi.ifrura  FulN.  a I'orf t'olboniu. Kill I'ortiW. St. t'.it liariiics,  Siilill, Sic.   jMir.-ii:,   -St.   Tlioisia.-i,   Wellaiul.  '"' Woods!nuk.  | Cor. WolIiiiKton Si. and l.oa.'.erl-iiiie  ToitONTO-j Voii.no and QiR'cn.Sls. HiiuiL'li.  I. Y.uiiio and' HJoor rils. Iti-ancli.  BRA XC-IIUS IN-AOHTil-11 'EST:'  Brandon, JI.ui. I'oii;i!;o Ui I'rairic. -Mn.i.  ChIk.v.-.v, 'Alburt.i. Vi-'iiixm Albert. Sie-lc.  Kdnioiiton, A\U\.    Wimiipotf. Jinn. ��������� '  BUFTFSU1 CO'LUMBTA:       '    -  Vancouver.       -       -        -       -,      Kuvulstokt*.  AGENTS:  IjOMkin, K\'(i��������� Lloyd'-. Hun!:, LUI.   Ni.w Vomc,  cjUnlcof MoiiLfial.  i l ''  ootenay Smelting  Co. Ltd. ���������'*"���������  c  A gcjj-:ral b.-Ji'lElnj business -���������rans^c'.cd.  Bonds and tlobcn'urcs bough t and sold.  A. R. B. HEARN, Manager, Revelstoke.'  AND  -r-a  TIIIO  A number.of lots centrally located  in their Townsite  ' i i    i i . '  KLVt  The central point of  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  FROM "REVELSTOKE'  To all Points Last and  West.  It������  'district are all that could be  desired by ilierancher.gardener  'or fruit grower for whose  ��������� products a profitable and rapid-  dy increasing market exists ;  lake      aftords      ex-! whilst  to   the    sportsmen    the  THROUGH TICKETS TO  Viiiicouvci*, Winnipeg. St. I'.iul,   CMiic-  iigo, J\Ioi!li*c.*(l, Tiii-oiilo, New York.  Birsi-class'diiii/ig and sleeping  \ cars on all trains.  ���������J'liroii'j-li Tmirisl curs lo HI. I'niil daily, nnd  lo.  Toronto uvury Jloiidn.v, .mil   Montreal and  Jiosloii e\ery Tlinrs.l.iy.  t., ,  I'liruliiisu tioUeLs Id your dofl iniition  and  liuve  your ba^^n^o cliuuliud tliroiii.;li.  For full inl'orni.ilidii n*- lo nilcs, (inie, etc.. nii-  ���������-������������������*] i* . l 'l     ,f   ,1,     I plv lo iiLiii'i'sl, C.l'.lt. AkuiiI. to  i he climate and  soil of  the   '*     r. w. i<i!.\nsn.\w, Aircnt. itcvoistoUc,  Or In    K. .1. t'OYI.K.  I lis! riot I'li^uiwr-\|,'( nl, V.incinivor.  ceptionaliy good. ti-out!  nciLfhboi'l".ood affords  game in  .plenty.  !     The accommodation includes  good hotels, stores, ];ost office,  'recording-office,   butcher   shop  fishing.  It has a crown grant, purchasers of lots thug obtaining an   absolutely1 !������mc'"?,">' PrivsiUi residences  -,       ' j. ���������+���������] !'     Ijundmg  operations  are   m  clear oime.       - ;:fu��������� pn)[,-,-e.SS( -UHi L]lc cstablish-  ���������' ment of the sawmill   will  tend  ���������still more  to enhance  the  immediate growth   of this ' rising  'town.  PBICES   OJET   LOTS.  Inside, $iob; payable $33.33 down, $33.33 in t, months, $33.33  ,   in 6 months.  Corners, $150: payable $50 down. $50 in 3 months,   $50   in   6  months.  (These prices are for a short time only.)  T.   I..   IIAU'.,   I\l \ I'l.sioM..  l'".rivr;i)  Agi'iU.  !ll'<   11 M. I'll S:R.'"().\. Ti.r.i 1  I.\:.i. C;:v, !^-,i*.l -in .\gcn'.  Tha - Canadian - Pacific  Steamship Oo.'s  STEAMB-i-t  NAKUSP  Lenses Arnnvlic-ul every Mnn.l.iy. Wednesday,  and   Kriday   I'or  all  -.(.inl-,   in    Kool,*n,ty.  inaUliU ('(inneol Inn al, Nnkiisji for all  poinl -.  on Nukiisp and Slocan liy. mid Slogan Lake.  Close connect ion al. liolison  I'm'  Nelson,   ICa-lo,  Unir.iiir, I'tliil 1 ay.  Close eoniiecLii.il al  Trail fur  l.iis.liiinl,   N<nl,li-  pi.rl and all points son I !i.  Kor lull  inl'orinati.iii,  li.'Ueli,  nm|.������s.  clc.  call  on ui" address  T. W. B3ADSHAW,  Ajfeiil. KceKI olec.  Or to  H. ."SI.AolilM'.tidli. CKO. Md... l.liOWN.,  Ti.iv. I'nss. Af?cnl. Misl. l',i*;*i. A.ncnl,  Nelson. !!.('. Va.ieonvcr, II.C.  Columbia' & Western Ry.  'I'inic Tnlilc No. li.  To lake oll'ccl .Inly .'I.  lo!'.".  Iiiuly llclwiieii Trail nnd lins-lr-nd.  No. (i |������s ii.|,'������r I. a*., s 1;.,:.-,1,iikI    -   -   7:'i(i n.iu.  Ci tin. els v. il 11 stcmier :iI Trail.  No. "��������� 1 a ���������>( 1,i.'cr  Idtvc.  Tiail   -   -   -   '���������:l."i n.iu.  ('..line. Is unit K'.d Aliii.nl,i'ii fur Spokam-.  No. '1 |i,i--i tij;ef Ic.iV. < Ito-.sl.iit I    -   -     11   n in.  Ci.iiiii,' Is u illi C.\'.ll. sle.ititers lor noi 111.  No. 1 p.i-.-i n;'(;r I.,-.-,. s Ti.nl    -    -    - 1"*::mi |..in.  Ciiiinccl , u illi C.I Mi   ���������.Uiiinii:. I nan noi III.  No. I pa-* i, ti|;i r '. .m s Iii, .-Inii I    -   -   HMD p.ni.  ('mini els willi lied .Mi.inil.iiii lnl'S|i.il.a:i. .  \'.i. .". pa-,, ���������met* li a-,,     "h.r!     *   -   -   -'.l.p.ni.  (', m;ii , I , v, il'.   I, .un, i  I.;, ,:un al 'I'i.i i.  li'tic;..' ( Iii..-- : I'. I'. M"l i:i,ll' -1.  'I rail, l'. < . (,, n  i ,i -it; I,  ED^ST   TEE.1VCS.  T. L HAIG, ' ���������          ' - ' T. J. LENDRUM, '   .'.  ������ '                                                    '  ��������� Resident Agent,   *   ' ,  ' .Trustee.  RKVICLiTOktt, I3.C. AINSWORTH. H.C.  Owing to the erosion of the river . bank the company find it  necessary,to dispose of. their smelting buildings,' ,furnaces,  go h.p. engine and boiler, and 30 li.p. boiler. The whole  will.be sold in part or en bloc.     Inquire of above.  ~ '"^^^^'^^j3S^-t  X  ABSOLUTELY FREE ! !  osvLii a;;a/ ikghtiily  As n pri'iniuiii lo us.'!'- ol" our  t n-trr^,      SOAPS.  I'd 111*11 I In* roii|io-i.s :t! t he cud of < ;.<���������  Il'.onl It niid .slaml ;i cllMllcc ol' wiitii.l)  t liis lic'ttil il'nl 111,'icliiiic.  Each   25c.  Tar   entitles  you to one coupe n.  Anv ofour vario'.i", b: andscoui.t  in thi*. coir; cliti</i*.  No batter CO/'.P on I ho mai :.cl.  FINDLEY & CO.,   STANuault   ^..i  1 ^ I J.isiing-, ^t.. \'.\NCO'. V...1:. !'. PA G E -t  TIIE KOOTKXAY 3JAJL.  ^ Kootenay Lodge  15A.F. &A.II.  :������^������-15  *    *    The regular meeting  .ire held in the M.-is-  ^v~^t0;������-^.*vs-_a^ j       oiii.-Teniple.U.mrne--  'SSC^S^^^v^fe?-1''11'1'1-'1'   in   <-':u-'1*  ������~>������V���������-������inontli   jit   ,S   ]..   in.  ���������^gpK^J=-    Visiting    brelhren  ���������'-  cordially weleoined.  II. K. SMYTIIK. .Si*c*hi:i*.u:y.  KEVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F.. No. 25.  ~n������--i<:*^a<?s . Regular nieetiii!f*i are held  '������7n&'L&rJc������& '"' ^'I'lfellaws* Hall evcrv  l-Jix������<i������~!^JG?&, Thursday iiif-i-t  -u   eijjlil  ' zci^^&3 "'clock. Visit in- |)i-,)i hers  ���������f-" HA���������^^*^   ordially weleoined.  T. J. Gl'AJIAM. Six.'  J. A. -STOXK. X.G.  Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1058.  Hernial- ini-utin'j-'s 'are licld in  the Odd Fellows' Hall on the  second and fourth Wedtiesdav's  of each month at, 7:M) i>. in.  Visiting brethren are cordial!v  _    >������*     inxilril.  -*������������2? K. AIJAIU: , T. J.fill.UIAJI,  W.J1.       ,    Itee. .Secy.  ��������� KyTAULisiii-:n W2 ���������    ���������  WEI IER BROS,  VICTORIA. B.C.  Complete Hoiisa Fupiiishlngs  i  Laro-cst   stock   west   of Toronto.  j ' -\  V/rite  to   us   for  Prices   and   Illustrations.  %i  sy^ar^aaa,     *xal      , hit-KiT*  I������S������  s  Safe Drugs ...  ,  The   saving or '"-aininij  '������������������      of .health1 may  depend  on  '   /, the freshness or purity of  . .. 'ihe      drug's-     you      use.  Certain,    positive, ..results  t,-1 must be had.  , , We offer- safe, reliable  drugs: The amount of  ��������� .business we do in our several stores keeps them  moving; nothing.getsold.  "The reputation we maintain for reliability and accurate prescription work  insures the best of every-1  , thing:  i   are1  j          ,  Low, quality considered. (  NOTARY   PUBLIC   -   -   REVELSTOKE,  B.C.     '  Mining and Real Estate Broker ancl General Com-  ' " mission Agent.  ���������  FIRE,  LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.    <  9   j^^na..i<u.jL.ajLg,s9    Uasingsj  9   ������alusters,. - Stair   Rail,  Representative of the Kootenay Smelting & Trading Syndicate.  AOKXT FOR TROUT LA Ke'cYFy" KVANSJ'OltT. KASLO .t NAKUSP  Q      REVELSTOKE  "'���������5-STATION,   B. G  ���������T  &  ���������tv1* *<������5' ���������%ZP~0  Prices , aro    always   Just ones, always    lit ���������-      -  GO.  "   ' THE  JTDOWELL-AraS-WA  (Limited)  .Wholesale and Retail Druggists.  Crco.T   .Uali.uhv,   Mgr. Hoi-clstoku   Hr.itiuli.  ���������B0RN.v  Cr 1  51 oil.vi I o.N.���������.\ I, Kcvclsrokc. Wednesday, .Inly  ���������SiLli, tlio wifqof Siiiiiuul llulluliiiii of a .-on".  \Vholes;ile ancl Retail Dealers in       ��������� ���������  ,    ,  Miners',   Contractors',   Blacksmith   and  - ' .   .   .    Ship Chandlery Supplies.   AI-hi a complete Mm' of ���������'���������>  Shelf   ancl   'Heavy    HARDWARE. ��������� '    ';  '      ^&Z3^s>        Carpenters"  Tools,    &c.  Jessop's Steels,  Ore ,Cars,  Ore Sacks,   Etc  PLATE GLASS A SLM5CIALTV.  Wrlto.for Information.' ' '   VANCOUVE.R,   B.C.  McLennan,. McFeely \&. Co." Ltd.  '���������    ���������--WHOLESALE        " n, u     '   '  Iron, Steel, Miners', Mill and Blacksmith Supplies.  died:''  Hokn.���������At, Kevelstoke, Saturday, .Inly ���������Jlth.  Kvii, diiiiKliter of Mr. and .Mr*. T. I**! [lorn,  iiKud '1 yo.'irx.  .      '  LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  P. Leake relumed yesterday.    ,'  1   ���������        Mason <fc Twomhlcy   got   in   vester-  ���������   (day. '   '    '  Charlie Dent was, out   driviiiir   this  week.  -    - Toothache was  very   prevalent  this  week.  C5us   Lund   came   in   from   Ground  J log, Thursday.  J. ,D. Giah'aijj went, into Trout, Lake,  ���������on Wednesday.'  =     ���������    ' Kev. F. A. Ford has  returned   from  Vancouver.  The frame of the new Court   Mouse  can now be seen from Front .Street.  Work on Cowan's new block started |  this week.   C. 11. 31cLean is in thai iie, j  ' People are glad to see Charlie Skene  -aliout again.     J It* had   a'  .serious   pull  forjt.  Tom Down's residence is ste.idijv  jjiogressing and looCs **-pleu(b'd. C. ji.  IMeLean designed it. >  1 W. R. Page, tho big hearty constable  at T.iou't, Lake was in town for a tew  finya I his week.  The demand for lumlx?r at the saw- ,  mill is not quite as brisk as it \v>is but 1  is still great. , i  The second game of ball iunween  Kaniloops and Gold Hills, of Revelstoke, resulted in a win for Kaniloops.  \*-  Quite a niunberof townspeople went  ���������out on horseback to  the   canyon   near I  . town on .Sunday.     They   cut   <-uite   a ! r  caper  .'R.-HOWSON-&QO. .-������������������  [Pujrniture Dealeris & Undertakers.  ,   Upholstering, and Pieture Framing a Specialty. .  Agents for Raymond Sewing Machine, .Manufacturers Life Insurance Society,  ,'  Union   Fire   Insurance   Co.,   F,rovinci,il   ljuildii.g and Loan 'Asssociatioli,'  Oitfi.vNS and Piaxos. ���������  '  Hardv/are, -   -'' Stoves  122,CORDOVA STREET,   -   -   -   -  Enamel Ware.  -   :   VANCOUVER, B.C.  J.  XV. , C.-V M P10 N,', Secretary- 7'rea atrer  'IB. G-:IIROIISr  '"      ��������������� ������������������!.  E. AV.  MAGFAKLANE, Mmun/er.  "OKIEIS GO..LT1D.  The WM. HAMILTON MNUPAOi  ni������6ii!,0.,Li.  MAN'Ul-ACTUHF.ns'oP  THE ."-.RELIANCE" M!H!HG, Ffl!LLIMfl"AHD SfVlELTJHQ IflACHIWY  FOR'THE.DOMraS OF CANADA.���������   *    '  ���������     (Under License fromTHE E. P: ALLIS CO., iViilwaukee, Wis.)  Sim fiACHIKERY  SAWMILL KAGiilKERV  KARIHE ENCfNES      ���������'  -^=^s^^j|^^^^fefe^SffiSi^S^8    lf\      'i'" full  'supnlvof  , General founders,  engineers, ' ��������� boiler-  makers'ancl ' manufa'c-  .1 i  turers-  of 'all   classes  of machinery!  Crushcis, KolN, ".lii^S   C'diiecnli'ati.r.*,,   Sci-ecii>.   Slainps,   Pmnps.   Oiiipi-^sors.  HoihLs H.n'leis, linginc-;.  U'alci* Wheel.-, K\v.  Solo Agents for B.C. for JOHN BERTRAM & SONS Machinists' Tools  VANcouv^ac.' PETEKBOROUGH, ONT.  eno*iiiccrs  and  K'^S^ggP^H |   '"'I' -supplies,   pipe   ancl  ���������  fflfflgt^l   fillings.-   brass     goods,  ���������la-si.'#&^S I   ���������slcani    fillings,     wood-  W^f/^lffml ��������� ������plii, pulleys, oak tanned  W^fe'  leather belting, etc.  9rlMS^-^M^ - ^.stimates for���������" boilers���������  BwSS^fe������    ;and cnS''"cs on'applica-  ' *'������5'    "At~"   "^        ", '..  Oomsp'of Alexander St,- aH'd?WestniiBst;i':'Ave. -Yaneouvep, B.C..:"  P.O. Drawer 754. . . . G.'bl.i address "Cove."'.  CANADIAN -GENERAL ELECTRIC 00.  ���������ulR.,  (LI.M1TKD.)  Capital, S1,500,000. .        ������ Head Offices, Toronto, Ont.  '  , Manufacturers of Electric Mining Apparatus,  Hoist*., Tumps,  lilowcs,  Fans. UliihtiiiL; Apparatus Dyininos for Li^ht in,^ iinfl  J'uwer, Motors toi*,-ill Piirposf-*.. ���������  Electrical transmission of power successfully operated up  to  50  miles by our THREE PHASE' TRANSMISSION SYSTEM.  NTLSON        , Ur.uH'h Ortk-i-. in I'.ritW. Colinnlim  Hardware  ���������Special attention given mail orders.  rare    -    Tinsmithing-,  Glass.  VANCOUVER  ��������� W. .H. VICKERS,  Real Estate and Mining Broker.PttPP:  REVELSTOKE STATION," B. O.  ,=-^-���������-Agent .for Ferguson' Townsite.  FERGUSON, B.C.  ���������Ju(l������e Forin was here tliivwppk and j C  -3 S 'AA, I   j    A Vd  eld    County   Court.     Tliere   was   no ,   ^""^ "       *~���������      '������' L L ft I y j     *-<S  "Wholesale Boots and Shoes,  ,   IS & 15 Cordova St., VANCOUVER, B.C.  G- E 1ST El H ^^ Xj  3EOHA1TT,  Iicki    wouiuy   uouri.     1 nere   was   no      "-" "       ���������������������������      ������������������    ut_t^_t,ki<j.     -������������������<j  notice of  the .sitting   jfiven   a*- 'far   a.s 1  ���������can ho leariit'iJ.  Charlie, Mrs. Aljraliamson   and   tlip I  1)o\s left vftsterday for a   visit, of   four j  ur five d*iv������ to Trout Lake Citv.   Tliey    r*       ' 1     '1 r r        ���������        . ' 1 i  will iii> ddubt enjoy tlu-ni.sdys.'        -. carries the t>;st line of   miner*, and  prospector's  Moots   in  the;  'o  REVELSTOKE   IRON   WORKS  T. 10.   L.   Taylor   arrived    Tiip-wIhv  froni     Vane. >mi!r.      Mr.    TaVlor    will!  Province.     Write for sampirs.  niiike this lii������ fiitiirfi home and niieiid-s I Tlnnnnnnl n*r.        ���������������J        m 111 ri     I I l        n '  t;.������. ��������� u,.win,ir. (jia-n...,,,, :rrospeeiors and  Travellers   Call and  See'  GEO. T. NEWMAN'S  _; All kinds of iron and she.et metal work.  t>\d man  W. II. Virkcr** came up Moii'Imv to  cry his examination for a Notary  Pllhlif. JI.- [i.irt^cd sin I'essflllly, we  sire t/[:id tu s,i_\, and liis nam.- uill |-(.  gazetted shortly. ^roii f'T^'ot to eome  ill with  th������ cigars  William.  The hand concert, and danr-e in T.i[>-  pin^'s Hall on   Wednesday   nii^ht   was ,  very enjoyahle hut. was not as '.veil   ,-.f. j  ten/led    as    it.    dosct *.<���������().      The    li-inr  ing*  roofing*.  Well   assorted   stock   of   Miners  Supplies,   Provisions,  Fur-  nisbing's &c.  ROBT. GORDON, Revelstoke Station, B. 0  AGENT FOR BAIN WAGONS, BUGGIES, ETC.  played excellently and. he d���������n.-i���������. was    Full    Lllie    of" "Boots    fl/H d    S3l063    T-lWAVS    Oil    hand     m  fair.,     lhe    hand    deserves    more    en-1 J "*"'    mTjr'fT1  /���������oliniL'-eincnt.      rt net led ahoul. .3.'i:i X AjLJili  S CO.  200 MEN WANTED.  Ahoul.   '200   choppeis   arirl   l/ihoicrs  -wauled al  Alhert Can von.     Apf.lv   |  JOHN   ItOSS/C.intr.iclor,'  Alhcn Canyon, |!,C.  Lake View At-Homs.  T Tli. AND MII.i. ,1. .1. KOI.KV ilch-c   Ii, in-  lil     form 111. ir fiirinl- I lial   l'ic\   will   '���������<���������  Al- I  if'.ini'.'il |li"ir m<\.   Iinl   I    'I'll.   I.iilc-   \'i. .v   ,,l        ibjfrl  vM'i'ovi-|i(.*ai|, nn Tinwdn.v  <���������������������������'.Iiiin-,'in.'Xl. v\ n^. .'!.l     '���������������E  i Hnirtuy., ������������������ '; . ���������  '  j. j. bland,    i -<&^ Wholesale Dealers in���������*ak  New Shoe ^"-^LES, WINES, SPIRITS AND  Shock  m:irh'  i.,.,.-^h.,' ' - ' '  hcics m;i(!c \<> order  1.1  Kf'fuiinii^ ;ii sliori  nolu e.  Vnml SI.."-���������':���������. Revcisfok'c. B.C.  s.-E^7"j������ixjstok:deg, e.g.  MM?  l+������i  Kt


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