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 Vol' ll.^No. 18.  READ BY *, v^?  5,500      %  REVELSTOKE, BC JULY 30, 1904  $2.00 Per Year.  i    i  ,. it  ���������-' \\  w-w '   t"     ^;     I ,   s-m i '   "i        For ten dsiyfe wo are ofVcring a  I B-#*������/> ������T ������*���������>���������     A -k ������\������W\������%'C 20 per cent, discount on'ull our  ifl CFilY 11 lllllld drcss g������odi' This is ii geiiui������e  ,   , .     , '        ��������� ' %*^-bargain.offer.' , All our summer  dress goods must move to make room for the fall supply., Come today  jjind sec this'choiceVclcctioii before it is too"late. A full range of fancy  Svash silks.nt 2oc. Just nrrivcd.a new selection of white fancy brocaded,  Japanese silks'in' blouse lengths. Tussore "silks" in a variety of colored  polka dots'iit'diffeient prices, also included in this shipment a full range  of the latest "dross trimmings on the, market. ; These arc a few of our  latest, arrivals, and are'well woithy of your inspection.      P  P^  THE EMPRESS SHOE the New  Shoe.,,  .For'women (for which, we aie solo  agents on Revelstoke) is the'b'est on  the market.,, Our stock-in this 'depart-,  ,incnt is.cumpletc.      .,''.'  J  I  WEN'S FURNISHINGS ^  ���������"We lead .while o'tlu rs follow.     In this ftja  department, we 'are showing an up-to-  ��������� datc   range  of   everything  in  men's  wear. 'Just taken into stock a, large  shipment of the Albert Shoe, unequalled in -style and quality and at,reason^  able prices.    Last-but not, least'comes  our Kcady-to-'We.u*  Clothing Depart-,  ment wliich is filled with the latest styles and patterns.  We' are also agents for the Campbell's Semi-Ready  Clothing,'arid-Mill take jour measure for a suit and  guiunnteed.satisfaction.       '    ,-���������; ^ _  .DrossmuliiiK dei>.irtment in connection with the --tore in clmnro  of Miss Wilsou, w ith whom >ou can conhdoutly placo sour order*,  nnd get entire satisfaction.      .      '       : ,    ,  - -B--:Et������=  ���������VST"*-  taylor' block. Mckenzie ave.. revelstoke.  LIMITED  DEPARTMENT  Samples  STORE  If you have a vigorous growing boy put him in  " LION  BRAND " Clothing. v  The best wearRc&istinggar.  ments we know of. Youthful  and becoming patterns ; we  have the odd pants too, made  with double seats and knees,  'the wealing kind.  Neat Enough.  Our Shoes foi men women and  dhildren mc' neat enough  for the most exacting, and  yet have the '  Necessary Qualities  We will he pleased to  show  vou them.  Wc have a line of Ladies'  Waists in plain lawn, percals,  prints and fancy mu-lin.  Seasonable goods. .Real nice  foi every day, sec them, they  ARE WORTH $1.00. Wc  aroSEUJXG  THEM  FOR  THE WAR:    :  ' 1 L  r    ' fJ    , {       ' I  Port Arthur Reported Fallen-^  , Russians Defeated and'-Re-  T- Ik  treat���������They Burn Towns Be-  . hind them ��������� Kuropatkin. in  ,< Danger  ��������� Russians*'Feel  Gloomy ��������� Russian    Fleet  Leaves Port Arthur..  <   London; July 29.^Special  desj  patches from Shanghai ,and Yoko*;'  hum a report that ra general attack',  upon Port Arthur has begun. '   '   '  A report,that General Kuropht*  t i , <  kin is wounded  seems  to, have br-  iginated'fat "Tien-Tsin,   but is not  confirmed.- >���������'    ,    ��������� '���������      ."''  (        , ������    --'  ," London,'' July 28���������Lord Lans-'  downo has - , received, assurances  from the Russian government that  full satisfaction will be given Great  Britain in the matter of -the sink-  ing of ,the* fcteamer Knight Commander.   -      - '  -.'.London, July 28.���������In.the'House  -*'���������,, ' .  of Commons Mr. Balfour 'said .the  , '        o i * , i .-*--������.  acute state of ;the Red Sea incidents had passed and that the Russian Volunteer Fleet .vessels would  be withdrawn. He laid 'down the  British' view that" no belligerent  warship could issue from the Black  Sea', and that  the -Volunteer Fleet  vessels in issuing therefrom, if they'  -.     - ,      - .������    ^  took belligerent "'action, cither-had  . '. *,  no right to issueJor no'right to take  ch action.'   . .��������� ,   .���������' ���������.  tji  -,^-v^-^^^-.-������^**'.,*^*^*j^."'*-^ "*��������� ^r.-.r^'*'^,^*-^**!  ' v'Paris, July/27.���������General   Kuro-'  patkin telegraphed yesterday Gen-  *   \    * '   -  eral"Oku had 'occupied Tashi Ch-ao,  the Russians having retreated. The  Russians lost two thousand men in  defending the'position. t  Mukden, "July* 27.���������Latest re-  ports received, here are that Russians with about, 100 gun's in Ta  Tche Kiao engagement > inflicted  serious losses on the Japanese and  destroyed many guns.   v  The Japanese attack on, the  centre of the Russian position was  repulsed, but the Russians were  ordered to retire and occupy heights  five miles north of  Ta Tche Kiao.  Paris, July 27.���������The Matin despatch from New Chwang says  General Kuropatkin's communications are cut off, and Russian  army surrounded.  St. Petersburg, July 27���������The  Russians have retreated to .Hai  Cheng, four miles north of New  Chwang toward? Mukden.  Tokyo. July 28.���������The Russians  abandoned Ta-Tche-Kiao on Monday, retiring before, the advancing  armv under General Oku. They  applied the torch to Ta-Tche-Kiao  and the surrounding towns, and  when   the   Japanese   arrived, they  LATEST  TELEGRAMS.  ,i   ''     ���������       '   ' i  L t t '  [Rpoci.it to Uio Mail V   ' ''  Grand Trunk Pacific Terminus.  Montreal, July 30/ ��������� 'General  Manager Hays of .-Grand Trunk  Ry. 'leaves sh'ortlv for Pacific  coast with a view ,to beating the  Pacific terminus of Grand Trunk  Pacific. -   , '      '  Chinese Immigration Ceased.,  -' Ottawa, July 30.���������The department of 'trade and commerce for-  jvardedlthe provincial 'government  of B.'c.'a'cheque;for $225,000, the  province's share of poll tax on-  Chinese for past year.- Not a dol-  lar was collected since January 1st,  when the  tax'of' $500,a'liead was  imposed. , ��������� ,   '  DEADMAN'S i  ISLAND.  ''<���������,'    >     ���������       , /   - j,   , * -  Theodore   Ludgate(. Wins, His  /   '   '    Case.'.     -  .Victoria, ,'Julv , 30. ��������� The full  court'today delivered judgment ins  tlie Attorney-General vs. Ludgate.'  The appeal allowed without costs.  The'f.jipcnl was   lakeiV���������by" the do-  .   '. '-        "' r" 1     "��������� I  minion government   fiom  decision  bTM^J usti'ce M.trt i nf which ' ga ve1  ���������      ^     .     p    *   ~. '       ,  the .title  to  Deadman's /Island to  the.province.  Chief Justice Hunter  dissented from'the judgment. ." "  Co-iliinii*'! "ii I'-inC Kive.  We are selling at a special  price some tooth brushes  that are as good as any you  ever saw at any price. 25c  while they last.  Walter Bews, Phm. B.  ���������   Druggist and Stationer.  NtiXl Hume's Bloct.  CITY COUNCIL.  High School Instituted.  ' t i  Council met.l.ist night when all the  jncmbets weie present.  A pioposition \\a< laid bclore.the  boaid fiom the tmstees of the public  school asking for an -ippropiiation of  ij.375 for the purpose of conducting a  high school foi the balance of this  year. In discussing the matter the  real question seemed to he as to  whether it shall bo free to pupils or a  fee charged. The conclusion come to  wis that the.itpproprintion asked for  be made; tlnit the school be hue for  this ye.tr, and that the ratepayers be  asked at the Januiuy election whether  they dcsiic it to be fiee in the future  or not. t  A communication was icad fiom the  Turf club asking  for a  fifteen  ycaiV  lea**o of the city pailc  tit  a  nominal  rental of IfL per annum.    'Should this  be granted they propose  to erect suit  able buildings  and make  a new  race  track.    They also made it a condition  of the lease that the city give a supply  of water fiee.'-  They fu ther  pioposed  that after five ye.i 111 the city may take  it over on  paying the  actual cost of  improvement" made.    The matter whs  discussed in all its bearings, objection  being taken as to giving the club full  power  to  make   what  impiovomcnts  they wished without   refeiencc to  the  city, and afterwards claiming  the full  cost of the same.     Jt was also pointed  nut that, in addition to  water supply,  strce'-s would   have   to lc  graded and  sidewalks  built,  thus  entailing  con-  siJeniblc expense to the city.      It was  finally left over foi   further consideration, and, in (he   meantime left  wilh  the    public    winks    committee    and  report at next meeting. <,  The clerk was instructed to find out  when the lailway commission may be  expected heie, Mr. Gallihcr, having  arranged that a meeting be held here  and at NeUon  A number of accounts were paid in  full, but Constable Shaw was paid for  half a month only, on account of being  under suspension.  Creamery Butter.  We are receiving weekly shipment's of 'splendid,, Butter  , ''   direct from the   factory   in   lb.  prints,    14,  2S   and  ��������� '*;6 lb. boxes.        ������������������ '*���������;���������,     ��������� '     '"   ',  ^ .'   .  1iL ' j I  Fruit in Season.  Leave,your oryders for Berries* and   other Fruits as they  rmP    "come in.   'We also Have Preserving   Pans   in   Al li -  fejj'.     ���������      . '      '*   e. '   .     '    '     '     "    ���������'������������������-������������������    "      -',  i' I  III   /  ^ minum    and   Granitef" ware, > Sealers,   and    sugar.,, j  Hardware,' Harness,    Crockery,'"Glassware,   Hay1!  liV ,, ancL Feed.    Agents for McClarys Stoves. " '  * ^        ' i-.     ,    , .     ,^  , v     , r I  1 ^K        ��������� '���������������������������       1        ������������������ "��������� 1JJ ( *   \  \ BOURSE ;BR0S: ;  1   - Headqukrters '-for/,Groceries,,��������� Harness*; ' etc.  REID&  ,-\Yc .\re preparing ^orstook-taking-'and in v;������"i"t5 tlirougli ourVtoclj  ,*(indv0(l3^lanU'cii\ls'tliiU1w''6'J^fCvc'"put'oii otir'oounteVs itnVl'|iid:o������cr���������--���������  t-'ing at"less' than 'ni.ihufactiiieirs.'-priccs."o  This i- a n'loney-siiving ���������  < . '     ,price .sale..  ���������  ' ,*--',, ^ ,       ,  Dress Goods, Muslins & Organdie's, White Cotton;  "~ Women's Dongola Lace" Shoes, .Prints,:  { Blouses '& Skirts^ Ladies: Whitewear  Mufi be Cleared Out to  rnaKs rootn for Fall Good**  Ladies' Wrappers  ,  Regular Pi ice $2.00.       Now ,$ 1.00.  Boys' Furnishings ' \ , .  Regular $2 50.   Sow ."M.2(5 per suit.  " Roys' Shiit Waists, lcgular $1.00. Sow 75c each.  Colored Shirts ' *   ,       ,  *    Regular J'ricc $1 25.    Now 50c. -  Millinery���������All our Trimmed Millinery at Sale  Prices.   '    -  '.---"!,';���������;-*������������������** I  E.EIID & ���������^-OTXJSTG:  Midsummer  Clearance  Again we are putting the knife in our  Clothing prices. All our entire stock of  clothing must go in order to make room for  the famous " Fit-Reform."  We have picked out a few lines of fine    |  shoes that we are clearing out below cost.  See our bargain counter.  Saturday, 23rd inst.. will be a Bargain Day  with us.     Don't forget to come and share  in the many bargains we are ottering.  A word about Groceries. In this line  we tire doing a rushing business. Always  a fresh line of staple groceries on hand.  FIEST      STEEET.    .^U. THE KOOTENAY,MAIL.  LIGHTENS  HER  LABOR.  Th������ Way Out* IVomiiii  Getu  TlirouR'������  JLotv ot Housework WitU ISiiMt*.  A -woman who awnkons the wonder  ���������f her friends by tlie ease with which  H     dhe gets through a groat deal of work  ' confided to one of them recently a few  ���������     simple   expedients   by 'which   this   is  made possible.  '  0,.,      Realizing that the, work of ironing  fa nothing to the l'atigtio entailed while  'flolng it, sho has made lier.self a lloor  .' '    cushion about a foot and a half square,  -this is simply a-pad tlneo Indies thick'  Ulled with oxeel.-,ior,' but when stand-  ' '��������� Jnjr on it she finds' that ,sho does not  Incur that* aching and burning of tho  feet which  so  often   follow .standing  ���������   ftt the ironing board. .  ���������*������������������ Tills-woman has also provided  ber-  "felf with'a lapboa'rd thre'e feet long  '    ������^d very thin and light.   Sitting with-  this ncross her knees, sho Irons small  pieces, such us handkerchiefs and table  ,   Hopkins, and in this way saves herself  '������������������������������ of fiillguo. ��������� Tlioti, again,'she has  "^ 'bourse to (in old piano stool, the most  ttojjVtnionl thing In the world, she do;  ' :Siros, to have in tlio kitchen.    Upon  ', this,'(.crowed   to a  convenient height  did drawn up to llio k'itclien table, she  ���������Works   away comfortnblj;.   not   only  *iicti ironing, but'.when peeling vegetables unci doing other such (asks.  "I   have, a   motto,"   she   tells   her  friends, "and it is lei this otfect: 'When  you find a thing, very hard to-do/be  ���������    flure you aro not going about it right.'  ,   ,,I firmly believe "that there is nn casy_  ' ���������comparatively easy���������way to do everything," and"l think it pays to'find it  ���������Ut,"* '   -       '., "  '  '���������iX--      CLEVER-WOMEN.-. ���������      *���������  x> ,  -ft  The HeBRon They Are .Vol," ���������������< a Rule,.  *?������"'*' Very  J'opiili.r.  ''"^Vli.y do men dislike clever women ? ,  Is a question ihat many clever women  have felt impelled to ask themselves.  They, might go still- Hnllicr and ask  'themselves why most women also dis*,  like clever women. " '     '  '.- Tlie' reason Is the same in either case,  'for sex'does not make any''special difference  in a matter-like this.    -What  ->  both men and women aro looking for is  1 the pleasant,  lovable companion,  aiid  'clever women have a .way of not being  companionable.    There,is apt to he too  iiiuch  self consciousness  about  them.  L  for  one  thing���������too - much   "I."    They  'cannot resist the temptation of saying  bright things;, and the effect comes to  ' be a little like that of the acrobat who  turns somersaults continuously.,, Most  'clever  women   feel   clever.     That   is  -probably what0otfends so.in them.  No  ���������ne'iinds the assumption of superiority  ,   lu another lovable, whether it' be superiority , of social "standing,  personal  .'appearance or mentality.',  Teople can  be as important as they like, as;beauti-  * ful and-as-clever as they like, if,only  they won't be self conscious*about it.  ''The clover woman is generally fearfully self conscious.���������New York Tribune.  '     NURSERY  NOTES.  ' All children, girls a< well a������ boys,  should bo taught self reliance.  Don't allow eating of any kind between meals if you want to avoid digestive troubles.  Don't let the children sleep 'under  heavy blankets; that is a frequent  cause of night sweats.  Don't forset that a common cause  of nearsightedness in children is working, reading and writing in a bad light.  Don't give undiluted cow's.milk to a  THE WAR:  Japs   Again   Victorious���������Rus-  '' siahs  Leave and Burn Niu-  Chwa'ng ���������.Russia    Backs  Down'on Seizing British and  1 German Ships.  , Tokio,"JuIy , 23.���������The Japanese attack-on the Kusai.in's 17th regiment,  resulted in another ,Hussian disaster.  There weie more killed than the  Japanese can bmy nnd the bodies are  being ci-eniiited.      ��������� '   '   -  Tokio, July 23:���������It, is reported that  Ci eneia 1 Kuroki occupied ICuio Tung  July. 10, after a $e\Qic light, /The  place had been, fortified by the Russians, who defended'it stoutly, Tlie  Japanese lost 300,  Tientsin, July 25.���������In uccorilnnco  with i.idors ''iss'uul hy Kuropatkin,  the'l.UMs'iHii's commenced to evacuate  Xiu-Ciiu'atiH- The T.usrsian lailwa'y  otation io In flames.' , The "Itussjano  are dektioying their propel ty, previuuu  to evacuation. ''        ,       '  , Kiu-Chwang, July '2-1.���������A buttle  was fought Satmday near Tatchcki.io,  which 'icsultpd in the 'Kussians being  cliivcn back/and it lis believed that  they:w;ill have to rctiie to Liaoyang.  ' ,. London, July 25.���������The Tokio correspondent of'thc Times, si.ys it'is-be-  lieved the object of the Vladivostok  aqiuidton is to interrupt tiade between America , and Japan .and  steamers from-Canada and ������ah 'Fran*;  cUco aie in seiLu-s danger. Another  aim ol the i-qiii.drcn i.**' upparently'tu  se.ii Toklu b.iy.       -    A    ,   ''   ���������>  St. I'etetsbuig, July" 25���������The litis  sian ste.uneisSmolensk-and tit. Petersburg have been   oulei'ed 'honie. ' The  ���������isainaiKcs yi\ en lji'tuiii me , de I.i red  to be satisfactoiy. , . \  Russia has leiteiated her assurance!,  that allL\e������els seized pending receipt  ol instiuctioiis" by captains of Smolensk and St. Peiii.-btiig shall beat  uiicc leleast'd, and the British steiinn-r  Atdoui ficul'tipon arrival at. Sue/, oi  Poit Said the same as the Scandia.  ' -      ' A i������ HOT I.ST. _    '  Suez, July 25.���������Cupi. Smith, of the-  Ardova,|^has lodged a' protest with  Uiiiish^cousur against, capture and  detention of,the steamer.    -. ���������    -,  ���������  - 'Const a i tinople. July 25.���������A Ijiitish.  'u.iialnp ia.piiliillliig' ott (J.ipu lleli?n,  15 mile.*-, south ot the U.ti(.lai.L-lies.  shu ia Using scutch liy I it a with the  sttjipostd view of iuieicepiiiig any  ,lji uiali ships w hich may have been  .-..puued by liusainii steuiiiets, H the>  ... tempt lo pass the Datilanelles.  >\-w Yoik;' July 20.���������The Knight  C. iiiii.aiidei, sunk by the Vladivostok  snu.nlu.li is a Biiti.-h ship.  'lokio. Julj -5.���������'J tie Btuish = tc:ini-  t^r Tainan has arrived at Yokohama  with the ciew of il.e British steamer  Ktn>;lit Ct ntiiiaiuici, which was sunk  l.y ihe Kiiasiun Vladivostok   sr[iiadron  baby under ten months old; the addi  tion of a little barley water makes the | oil I/.u.  milk   more  nourishing  because   it   is!      'A he Y!������di*tOatok squadron also cap-  'more digestible.  . ! lurid a Gtinun -.Vstc-I, believed   to be  Children    subject     to     convulsions  ���������hould bo so clad that they can be  stripped almost immediately, and in  the house where the child lives hot water should bo obtainable at any moment in the twenty-four hours.  Xotlilniff   LoMt.  "They  take  tremendous  precautions  at^the mint so that no specie shall be  lost," said an Englishman, with a reminiscence  of  an  article  he   had  been  .rending on the subject.    "Every scrap  of refuse is burned in order that not  the slightest vestige of metal shall be |  wasted.    The working clothes of the j  men are burned, too, when  they are ,  ' worn out, nnd they even burn the carts \  which are used in carrying the bullion '  to the mint. ���������     J  "Well," said the American In the .  corner, contemplating his cigar, "I '  guess we go onr* bettor than that in t  our Immortal country. We burn tlie ���������'  refuse and the clothes and the carts, i  Yes, sir, we do nil that, and, what ia t  more, when n man dies who has worked there we have him crematM." Then  they talked nbout the weather.���������r.on- i  don Fun.  Tito  O.I.I   Plncr  \am<*<i.  A   ('orro>pon.liMit   of   the   r.otiiivtlle ,  Coinier-Journal   give*-   nn   inti>rostirig [  explanation of thf origin of two (pioor  names of  plnfes.    Tli<>  mountains   of '  Kentucky nfl'or.l many .pieer names of '  6trc:i[ns, peak>. towiw and villagf"., hut  perhaps    none   !ir>*   iiiore   rcmarknlile  than   Kingdom   Come   and   Why   Xot.  The  first of  llie-"  N   llie  name  of  n  Btrearn  In  T.o-,|ic ruiiiily ami   i-, taken  from  tho  Lord's   Prayer     'I lie mimrl  ls tho nam'e of ;i small posi.,like in llie  county   and  origin ites   l"t<ji:i   tI.f*   olr*  song "Why Not Tiinisht?"    ri  N -.-.lid  thnt  an   Interesting   religion*'   revival  was onco held in Hill locality, at which  this song win sung a gteat deal, and  the   people   became   so   r-arrlei!   away  ���������with  the   music   that   the  plnco   was  ever afterward called "Why Not  the Aiabic. with three thousand tons  of flour, and an unknown British  steamer. The two vessels were sent  to Vladivostok in charge of the prize  crews.  Suez, July 25.���������The British steamer Ardova. nbich after h^i-ng fired at  by the Riissii-.r/ volunteer fleet Smolensk, was seized l.y that *>e.**s(J. ha.-  .arrived here. She is /Ijing the Russian naval iiaq and has a prue ciew  on board. It i= declared her destination in a Kussian port.    ,  The   British   crui.-er   Vcnti-a is anchored close to the captured  steamer'.  iii.ThEAi oi h^:-slA^s.  St.    Petersburg,    'July     '2<j.���������J'e.*,-  pntcl.es   just    received   by   the War  oflice   announce   the   Ru.-*i.ins  h;iv*..'  retreated to Jlaicl.eng.  5   tt. Petcrl-bi ig. Jul-,   -'i���������'ihe Jap-;  .n.rs-c ndva'nee ngaii'-t  (.'.ci.tial   Kuro-  ,   piUkinV ..iniv .-..(in.**   at   last   to  h.ivi-i  K-.U1I in eailif-'t,      rl hi v   nw   luuving  | up^stici t;!v in ni l!,i   '(i.ll.   and have  i c.iplii'id Ken    I'.'"-,   "-'ii   th.   rra.lto  '    llll.dilllg        ll.e   objetiu* of the Jsl-  I  i,,.ii!-r..t pi(c(tit   --'((in.-   lo   ho    ffa>-i  i clicn^.  ^ A ukdfii.  Jtil>    '!������������������������������������'I I.f    KiiipK .-= _  l.o-pital train pas'fd tl.K i.gh Mi.kilc-n  tT.day    'tearing',, 'ill   :i,n.    who  vm if \  v.oui.dtd     in     ji-ttidnv-     iij;ht   at  T7tclick'i.io.      'I I.f    ficht    which was'  n ainly an artillery di.rl.   un u diced  at .-ix [f 'c If rk in tl ( n c ii,!i u' and v.a-i  it  the   Uussiiin   position,   at   Liaoyang  from the diiecticn of Mukden.  Suez, July 20.���������-The .British steamer  Aidova, seized by the' Kussians, has  been leleased and the prize crew  landed. .  -  New Chwiing, July 2(5:���������The Kussians were forced to retire as a result  of 'the gicnt battle which'has raged  ho'io seveial days. There"is novv ho  couise left, open for them'but to )etire  to Lia Yang which is in direct, line to  Alukden. ,   , '  f Gieat Britain's ' bill for damages  against Kussia 'for demurrage and  other indemnities connecting, vvith  thorniest, detention iuid,shelling'''of  Biitish ships in the lied Sea will probably be very heavy.'. Already it is  roughly estimated at #5,000,000.  "London, July 27.���������It 'is reported  oidcis for Briti.-h naval main uv'rc-J  liave'' been countermanded, 'that  various sijuadions liavo bien qrdotcd  tir.t to move, all leave'of absences  have been cancelled-and ofliccrs and  men on furlough recalled.', '  ,  Chcfoo, July 27.���������Kussian refugees  who have arrived here report the  Lieutenant" Bnrok'olV, 'and' two other  Kussian torpedoboat-destroyers wore  torpedoed 'and destroyed ,' by the  Japanese on July.25. \  ' i     ��������� ANOTIIl'K ni*ITISU,l-HOTi:ST.  London, July 27.���������The Biitish gov-  'crnincnt is sending instiuciion.*-'to Sir  Chailcs Ilardinge, the British Ambassador to -Kussia, to energetically  protest i against the sinking of the  Bri.ish steamer Knight Commander  bv the Kussian Vladivostok squadron.  DOMINION  ESTIMATES.  Telephones and Telegraphs for  Okanagan.and Similkameen.  'Ottawa, July 20.���������The supplementary includes:    Fernie public building  rtHO.000:"" New   Westminster   public  ... ...  building enlargement,   $7,000; ,Niin-  aimo   public   building   to   complete,  .-fSj-lOO;, Vancouver   public, building,  additional   amount,  .$1,000; Williiun.-  llead    qtiarn'iilinCf station,   $H),">00;,  telegraphic   coinniiinicatiou   between  ������ t i. ��������� '  Okanagan   Landing,   and - Kolovvna,  if 1,500;. Qucsncl-Barkcrvillo 'branch  repairs, ifl',000; Ashcroft-Lilloo'et,  branch line ropnirs, i|*lf0*J>0;���������extension  tclopliQno linn- \'ut, Granite Creek,  l'rincelon, Hedley, .Kcrcinei s and  .Fairvjuw to', Penticton, JflU/iOO. Co.-  ���������umliia river, below Kevelstoke,^improvement'of navigation , at, Arrow-,  head, ,*ff),..00; Columbia river,iniptove-  nicnts. $1,000. - '  TO BACHELORS  There arc some, hundreds of thousands more men than women in the  Central and 'Western States of America and jn Canada.  As.Vresult thousands of honcnable  men���������Farmers, "Miners aiid others���������  Jiving in those districts, cannot get  wives within their own circle of acquaintances. - r .  But in England,  Scotland, 'Ireland  and Wales there  are  a  million more  women, than   men   tintl. thousands of  good, attractive  girls���������many of thorn  daughters of farmers and all of them  qualified to make excellent wives, -vvho  have no'desire to becomcfold maids at_  home,  would   willingly   einegra'te, to  Amend, could  they   be  assined that  they weie going' to meet worthy men  a.** bu-hands on   the' other sido of tho  Atlantic.  ...  Wc are able to give good men introductions to such girls.  If you wish to get an intioduction  please, write u.- with particulars of  youiself (age. nationality, occupation  and ciicumst'ance-*.) as a sensible girl  would leasonably e\pect to get and we  shall at once write you in reply.  Tell Us what kind of a wife. (age.  nationality, appeaiance and disposition) you wish to get.  Vou will also enclose of Fee of $5.  A fuither Fee of !f45 vvill he due to us  within one mouth after marriage, thus  making #50 altogether.  ' It is not at all necessary that you  .-hould be a wealthy man.  But it i-* necessary that you aie a  man' who would make a kind and good  bus hand to a'good wife.  If you aie nut such :t man please do  nut w)ire u-.  Add re-- ���������  ,\Iiis.-k*. John' I-'iovo ,t l)rsc:\s,  Amrlo-Aiuerican Agent5*, ..  '.H. ,-t. Clary's Koad.  I.eyt'.n.  *    London,  KriL'Iand.  THE MINES.  Tanghe, of Lucky Jack fame; is  how entei ing damage suits.'     '������������������    '    ,  jrcssrs. Lomlike have struck it rich  on their Lardeau mining property���������  Kndeihy residents , have taken,an  option on the 5H. Idnmine'atSalmon  ~\      ' >        '  '     '  . " ' '  Arm. '        ���������' ,    ,     ���������  The" Tyee Mining". Co. have purchased the Copper 'King at Cherry  Creek., i   \ .      ,-,.  / Thu Vaiikce Girl at Ymir'is said ,lo,  h.-ve.p'ovod up a ledge for 1000 ,it .  ..nd'O-i ft. wide, with values of $1-1 50  C. H. Uioi-ie, of .Vancouver Island,  ha*, purchased the contro ling juter'c-t  in' the Copper Kiiig'-mmc'at Che ry  Crock".'" > ������������������  At. the time the accident bofc',1 J.  D. Sibbald at the Jicveis'tokc-'niid  McCullough Cieek irydr.iulic'* Co's  mine a rich piece of ground li'id just  been struck. ��������� '       .���������"���������'  I. Pickering,"of- Ontario, wbo was  debited, t^ -examine^ the t,* Guinea;  mine ih Lardeau o'n'bebalf   of eastern  LABORS CALL  id*  at  nicht  still   feeing on at^i l   o'clock  ' when itl.e'.tiain lift.  I   "  f* n all    led if-   of   Jniinc-e an ic-  j   ������ *  ' ported [lo lc ri.o\ ing in   the   diicctifm  of [ J'cniti.ii, foil J niiltf ca*-t of  Yimla  station, and     tovvaul    Mnl'iiilm.      If  this ;le   til e,   it   n didiKs   tl r in tf ii  tion ^of the JapaLC'i to tij   aid   tuin  'J he- btitii.ti- -trik."|atvC'hicaf,o Ini.-  t-xtfudrd to the .ill.nl trade*' and  ll.(-u*-nnd*- cl n������ i. are r.i.t ..f work.  A iir.d.'nj: labor iii.plojer from  J-iuiini, .-!att.*< I,.I' r (���������( i.(iit',.-i.u in the  riatf-i are flfail, ai.d Canada i- much  mon acii'.r. 'il.e serii.tii f'oi.dit.on  nf tl.ir.g-:n !)( rtiitf- i- wl.rfl our  f-oo.-frv.'iti-.e Iriiiidr s'-ek to bring  .ihoiit'in thi- country vvith their high  protection policy.  I, .li.cpt Wit (I f *t' r,- irr.'-t.'gatif n of  .-.Iir ii lalor condition- ha? brought out  a-itoiiiidu.^ (:X].o-ihi--' of C. /'. It labor  inf thed.-*}-. An Italian labor agtnt,  who .-md he wa.-i n.plojfd l.y the O.  I'. K., admtlKd ',',riling lo Kuropf for  l(),f.00 n.cn to t.c tmplojfd at ^1 .V) a  day. He said he vva-t l.r-t f rnjtlr.yf tl  by the U f. ft. nt the tirr.o of the  t7n( kmcii'*! strike. ffe r( ceivf d +0 a  chTy fif m the (1 I'. It aJ**0 a dollm foi  ffic-h man he got for the tn, and alio  got pa> fif nt llieriif.'i Diijiloyfd.  investors, expressesJiis surpiife at'its  promising appearance."        "  Tn a-24-hour's run at the Nicklo  Plate mine'owned by the Kockefellei  Syndicate, andjocated ne- r IVincetiu'.  the clei.n-iip-from,40 stanips" bruiight  $10,000.^ 'The company 1ms spin! upwards of $2,500,000 on the properly.'  The Higbland, mine at Ainsvvoi th  was the buccst shipper of silvei lead  ore under the dominion hountv,  totalling -t,!)4i',075 lbs, lend. The  Silver Cup gets bounty on 24fl,(i(i(! Ib-  leiul, the Ethel on L4Gl'lhs., Lucky  Bey on 11,099 lbs  I). W. Alonre. of the Trail smeller,  reports,!he-dead pipe making i>lnnl. at,  Trail vvill he-in operation ne.\t month,  turning out'pipe of all sorts. -The  plant will consuive about 4000 ton<- of  lead per annum. The two lead stuck5  at the smelter are in full operation.  Mr! Fowler, M. E., proposes ictliming to the Big Bend to puisne his in  vestigations, row that the snow will  tc well off the.higher points. He.vvili  subsequently,visit the Laidcau. Air.  Fowler was favorably inipiesscd vvith  vvlint he saw of the placer piospects at  McCullough and Fiench Creeks.  A telegram to Kngland give- the  following satisfactory infoimillion ro-  giuding operations on the Cariboo  Consolidated: "West drift is nn������ in  1*20 feet. Gravel at the. bottom of  cap. Ucd.ock value 'continues tojm-  provc 22 dollais per cubic yard, The  cast drift is now in 7S feet, l'tcstnt  .���������ijipcaraiice^ most encouraging."  The .Nelson News says: "William  Tomlinsoii vvill leave this week for the  properties of the Lightning Peak Company in l'"ire Valley section. The  company owning these piopeilics has  paid for :1kin in full. An attempt  was'niadc by Air. Tomlin,**on lo reach  them about two months since, but  the ^.'���������novT " on the summit on the  upper .-ide of I-'irc Valley was too  deep to he .successfully crossed, ll is  j the. intention of .Mr. Tomlini-on to elo  ' considerable work on   the  claims this  THE DUCHESNAY  SUIT:  Verdict for C. P. R.      ,  The suit of Duchesnay vs. C. P. K.  was commenced Wednesday (before  Mr. Justice JJulV and a special jury.'  Jloii. C.'Wilson, K. C,'appeared,for  Life pltiiiitilV, Airs. K. J. Diichesiiiiy,  aiid J.' II. Scnkler associate;, K. P.  Davis anel G. Alar.ilitill appeared for  the company.        '    ��������� ',     .-i  '  .   ,  'Airs, nuchesnay, widow 'of tho deceased engineer, (old how her husband  w..s killed by the Jail' of .rock on  September -lib, I'JOl. She had i-four  four children, .thiee boys nnd'a girl,  ller'hiihbiind's salary   was  $300  per,  month. ' Witness told   how Mr. Cani-  . , '. .      , ,   '   , ,  bic, C. P, li. engineer for tho Pacific  division, called on her just after the  funeral, aiid expressed ' his extreme  sorrow for the accident,0 and his belief  that he vvas responsible for her husband'.-, death ina-iimch as it .was by  his orders Air. Duchesnay hail gone to  the tunnel to ovorscu the work in c n-  nection with', puU'ug out.' the Ii16  among the timbers and .getting the  line in shape/again. ' '"  . Ly Air. Davis, witness told of "a con-  versiilion ~ with Superintendent* AJar-  polo "when "that' gentleman spoke'"of  inducing tlie company to grant her nn  annual gratuity. It' was' becnuso" off  the delay she brought the action before Air. Ala'rpolo's return from a thrco-  months' visit to Kngland. The com-  pnny'had paid the funeral expenses ���������  for hoi'*' husband " and hail' given ,her"  $3,000 or a year's salary'.'        '       '\  Assistant' 'Koadniastor Yc'o vvas-tho-*  next  witness:   lie stood  beside  Mr,  Duchesnay when tho'lattcr vvaS'killed.-  He did not think anything could have ���������  been done there to avert the accident.-*  yAIr, Justice Dull' decided on an application, by -Mr. Davii'1 that there was-*;  no case which could properly-go to tlio-  jury, there l)eing no  possible evidcn'ce-*,  of negligence.   . , ,  .-   His Lordship directed  the jury to'  bring in a  'verdict  for tho defendants'  company, which was dono.  . _e-  REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS^  ,   The licvclstoko   huui'ritnco Agency,-  Ltd., have recently disposed of tho following pioperty to the parties named*;  PAJ-M.   Pinkhani,  l.ils  23-2-1, h.lock-'  'bi, Sixth street,.'      ,      '  ' ,'f. Purvis, lots  0-7,' block'.I-I, Fiftto  'street.        ;      ' ..���������  ' '  ,'Gco.  AT,   Smith,   lot,. J,   blook   44^.  'Fifth street.        .-���������"������������������ ',    "  William T'cokhnni, lots ;23-2'l, bl oclc"  ���������13, Sixth street. *    ' ,' .   '    '.'.'*'    ���������  ' ''A.,K. Phipps, lots l-2-3-'l-.r)-0-7-8-9-r  iO-11-12; block '19, Sixth 'street.-   j      v  .John AlcCalluni.'lots i-2, block  30,,.  Third street. ' '' '  DKinSTIK  -PE'RFECTTOlSr ��������� COCOA  ,;       ���������' .It is absolutely pure ���������    -,'f*  HOCOLATE CAKE !GINGSr,  ' ���������". .' CREAM BARS ETC/ARE VERY CHOICEST; QUALITY r *.*��������������� .  The COWAN GO., Limited, Toronto  Wm. Fleming',  1    ,       '     W'liolo-alOitul Itotiul     ,   '    ,  y- Meat'' Merchant.  Season,  Fish- ancl   Game   in  . First St., Revelstoke,  SEE  Winjr Chung's newly  imported   stock   of .Chinese  .and Japanese goods.  The best assortment  ever  landed   in   Revelstoke   of  \useful     and    .ornamental  .articles:' '���������   ���������  Tun. scrvici**.  I'l.ilc*  Mn*.kcts  ( ,u.c Cli.ins  II.-lll(tl,()ICll!,'l-  Klnwcr I'ot**  UiiiI.i.'IIi. St.utlib  Ijiiik.Ii H.i-kclb  SlM.lKlllK .IllckOl!:  Silk Goad1*.  OOI.I)  I-'ISII  l<'iaost*>to.:k of ciui.lius and fruit. int(i-.\n.  Front Street,  Revelstoke  l_ It is now undtrstood that the daily  Htciimcr to ho plncid on Okimngnn  l.ako will only i tin between Okanagan  bunding and fCelowna for the jiro-cnt  ICelorrrm being the principal Miippim:  point on Ihe lake durirfi the fiuil  "cason. The company ������ill> howcvci.  pnhiibly'.inaugunitc a daily fruit cm  service between the Okanagan 1 nke  and Wiiinipfg v, hen the busii.tr.- war-  lantH it.  Halcyon Hot Springs  *J~a n it a ritx m.  [\  Illl', AIIODH'AIj WATKIiS of Il.-il-  i-yiiu :iic thi'iiiosL curiitivu in the  world. A pi I'l'ccl, imluiiil remedy for  nil Net voits ,inrl AliiM'iiiar disease-,  IJvcr, Kidney and Stomach ailments  nnd AlrUllic Poisoning. A sine cure  for "That Tiled I'Voling." Speoial  nitc-i on all h(i;its aiid trains. Two  mail** .iiiim' and (Icp.nt evety day.  Tcli'fji.iph (ornmiiiiifiition with all  |.,'itt'-ol the world. An experienced  ma-,--anger.  Halcyon Hot Spring j  j\rroU> JLaKc,  IB, C  ;WEAN STEAMSHIP S5%  '!,';,���������   -Royal Mail Lines.'"       ���������'     - ,' \  Cheapest Route to tlio Old Country.  .AIjIjAN hINE���������Kfoin'SIonlrenl.   ,    .  ~* *  IonKii     - Jimi- 1(P*  Iliivmiaii    : .'.:. .-.."...'-Jtiiit 17".  l-ai-isiiin  June Sj'-  Tiini-.iti.il ."  July I-���������  DOMINION LINK���������Krom' Jlontr'oiil. -''"  Dominion..' .' '..'. June 11'.  (.'niiitiii.iii.in     Mine 18 ���������  C'uimda. I ti lie 25-  ViipecMivct- .**.. Julyfl;-V  CAN'.1 PAO. ATLANTIC'S.S.���������Kroni JlonU-cnl.  Lake' '. .'iijii,,--*  .lune fl'*"  liikcICi'ie       .,...*. I tine 23'*  Lake Alunitob.i  lunellO'  AJIKKIUAN LINK��������� l''iomNew York.  SI. I'mil June 11-  Philnilclplii.i .'June 18-*-  St. Linns lutioSn-  Lieiinanie  ��������� Jnlj 2."  VVIIU'K STAlt'LlNK-Ktoin Now York.  Teutonic * lune 8'-  Ce.li-ie... Jmic lo -  j\ln|estie : Iunu22~  Oeeiuno..1 ' June23-'-  OUNAltD LINK-KiomNewYoik. '  Umbi'ia Juno II'-  Civiiipanm lune 18"*  Kti-m-i,. luncL'5"  Aui.miii 'June 28'  Liieaiiin. ���������  July  t'n-isun^Ki's ticketed*UiioiikIi to (ill purls of"  Gieut, llril.iin aud Ireland, and uL.speciullj' low"  rutci to all piu-ts of the l''uiopciin continent.-  Aiiply to iieiirest railway oi .-Icuiusliipagent or  to c  T.  W. BRADSHAW. Afiont.  ReveJstolcc  W. P. F  CUM MINGS,   FaclflcAgenC--  F"���������\ A "TiCrM~r"0        Trademarks  L.Jr\  I   CI^J   I   O    and Copyrights*  " ol-Uiincd in all countries.  ROWLAND BRITTAIN, '  Registered Patent Attorney  Jlochniiical Attorney and Engineer.  Room ,'t, I'Vili lleld;iIloelc, Oinnville st., near V.G>'  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A   poslciiul >will -.eeuro nn oveniiiK appoint,  inont for those who ciniioL call during the day'  Jas. I. Woodrow,-  BUTCHER.  Retail Dealer lnv^^MnBZffi^>-  BEEP,   PORK,-  MUTTON,' Etc.  Fish and Game in Season.  All ordci'H pronipll) filled.        -  REVELSTOKE,   B.   C,   nndKinebtreotB?  .,'r  LEARN SHORTHAND   AT HOME  by coiTCbpondencc.    10 Meekly lessons-  will make you perfect.  *OI5T.\INr   TIlGlIICJt   SALARY  Shoithlind i.s nowadays indispcnsiblc  to   everybody.      Utilize   spare   time.  Veiy moderate fee.     Wc proemc position.*..    AVi'itc for free booklet.  Ci;ntiial Coiii!i;sro.M)i:.N'Oi: College,  21!"), Temple Chanibcis,  Temple Avenue, London, E.C. rv  rHE'KOOTENAY MAIT.  <t?  j *  .   J.    SAMSON.  (fainter, Paperlianger, Signwriler  ,'kalsomining done.  Orders receive prohipt attention.  -���������Second street,      -      lfclSVKLSTOKE  ���������: J.Wilkes  7 . MACHINIST &���������:  ",    "BLACKSMITH '.' ,'  -.I-  ' , bi--���������.���������      hrvrffR Ju w.Xrr  . flK2K���������    JQOTNO ���������*'  ' NOW IN ITS 39th YEAR  The landing mining  puriodicnl 'of the  world, u'lth tliu strongest editorial stjlT of  . any tcclinii.-.l publication. '  Subscription   $5.00' a'year   (including ,  U. SMCanacli.tn, Mexican postage.)  Sample copy free. Send for Hook Catalogue.  The Engineering and Minino"Journal  261 Broadway, New York   ' ,,  ' All Kinds of Jobbing Work Done.  .,  ���������Sewing'Machines nnd Bicycles Cleaned  --,     ,   '    and.Kcpiiired. ,  ,     Keys fitted on the Shortest Notice.  Opposite ���������-  'Salvation Arm'y  FIRST ST.  -Agent for Massoy-Happis Bug-g-Ios &  11 Wagons, and all kinds of Farming*  ,     Implements. ���������  J. MALEY  .   "     ���������        WILL'RE-OPEN '.   ���������>���������������������������  tliis Flower, Fruit nnd Vouotnblo Storo in  ~S. SjVMSON'S BUILDING, secioxd struct  '.     ���������  ON   MONDAY,   JULY   4th "  JFro-jh VoKOtnblos. Pot Plum-, iimi Flowors, nnd  TFruit for S.ilc Orders tiikon for locally uruwii  j   Tomato and othor Plant- for sottitis out.  WRAPPING   PAPER. AND  ,     .PAPER BAGS.    u  The Kootenay Mail has  been,  appointed   agent  for,,one   of'  the ,largest' Canadian, Paper  Mills. ,   '   ���������   '��������� ���������      *  Wrapping .papers in ' rolls or  lint, and paper, bugs' o,f .nil  weights and sizes' supplied to  order printed or'imprinted. .'���������  'Kootenay Mail, Revelstoke.  WOOD YARD  *    lbave started a permanent Wood  "Yard on Third street.   With mv'past  , -nsxperience I hope to he in a position  <  ^to satisfy all requiiHiii(>nts'(nf custom.  -������ers. -Mill  ancl  cord wood   Mipplieri   in  -any lengths at reducpfl pri-ve foruc*nsh-  ,-    ���������   ' , ' '     ,      R. SAMSON.  THE CITY EXPRESS  r     ������E. W;B. Paget, Prop..  Prompt delivery'of parcels, baggage,  e'tc, to any part of the City.' r,   ���������' "  Any Kind, of -Transferring;  W. A. McDonald  PLASTERER' &' BRICKLAYER  ���������  .' ."      REVELSTOKE',  "The only first-class plasterer in town'.  ILet me know your requirements.    A  ������������������Carload'of Lime" just imported. A Car-'  "'i  -'" load of Brick under order/  "'All. orders left at,R. M. Smythe's  Tobacco Storey or byVTelephoue, ,No/c- 7  will receive prompt attention. ,,  PALACE-*"     ���������/'  RESTAURANT    ,,  SIcKoniia Ave. [uoxt Bourno Bro-;. Stoie|  First-class  Meals,   also '.'short orders  ,   "-erved day and .night.   ' :  t Mrs. R ;E. MeKittrick, Proprietress  ESTABLISHED   1894  .      *   L *-t .        (*.  "Peppers, and-pumpkins! A widow  moved in right,next door, and .this  leap year!"   . ,  Mr.   Alonzo   Larklns' Btared  apprehensively out of his window as if he  expected  to  6ee   liis ��������� newly  arrived  neighbor flitting up his porch steps lm  search of htm with a,lasso.   Instead  ) o really did see a| small,'' Inoffensive  (looking woman walking serenely from  her  doorway  toward',her own. front  lawn bearing a pot. of pansies and a  ,trowel?        ' ,       ,'      .        '    ', <��������� ,'���������' ,  "Oh, of course,"'he continued caustically, "wants to make a good Impression lirst before she lets out nt me!  iWell, ma'am, my heart ls tough.   But'  you are a ueaMIttle bundle," he added,/  with  a slight'change of  tone;.."trim  ns'a sassafras whistle.   That's'right-  let that rulllcd-y up pink contraption  slide'off your head.;, Gum, what shiny  brown  hair!    And' look "at the littlei  curl bobbing over her off earl" "  Little Mrs.,Bittersweet did not seem  at all troubled by the orb Mr. Larklns  deemed it expedient to keep focused  upon her. She' trotted around about  her own-business, paying little heed to  *,the doings of *her bachelor neighbor.'  The first time she/met him plump and,  square she gave him a sweet, indiffer-'  , ent little, neighborly''(Good morning,"  which somehow excited his discontent  and ire.        >-   r        A; , r.   ������     .*  "Took about "as much notice of me  as she ,wouId 'of n  brindle' dog,"  he,  complained to. himself;" "in fact, not as.  much.  rSbe pets .up nil, the old stray j  dogs  and (gives  'em   bones.    What's  the,matter with m'e, I'd lilie to know."  ,, He looked anxiously into the mirror  as he brushed his hair.' lie saw therein a good looking and'fairly good natural face, (the chief defect of.which  'was nn expression tending toward self  conceit.   ; ,"''' ,.   , .     ,  . -"Now, ma'am,',' he observed decisively, ' 'addressing    the^ nbsent ' widow,  ���������    9  ���������    ���������  Subscription, $2.00 Per Year  Published Weekly on Saturday by  The Kootenay Mail Publishing Co., Ltd.  1 ���������*   '  Steam Printers  and Publishers  to any one, and I'd lie good to you, yon  can bank on that.' Hut if you can't like  me you can't. < There., now, madam;  don't go and: cry���������don't. , I wouldn't  hurt your 'teclliigs ��������� for forty farms."  For the widow's lieart all at once had  smitten her sharply, and some, subtle  pathos In Mr. Larking' simple nccopt-  'ance of ���������'defeat caused her eyes to brim  with misty tears.  , "I'm   so-oo-o   sorry," , sho , faltered,  blushing anil'sobbing, "I"���������      ' , ,  "Don't mention it," implored Mr.  Larklns. '.'Don't'.you be,miserable or  blue about it. But if you should���������kind  of change,, your mind; you know,  'ma'am, just let' mo know; won't you?".1  ' Mr. Larklns dived headlong into his  garden patch and b'oed vigorously to,  distract his thoughts, and the widow,  sat down on the edge of, her porch and  swung her neat little foot dejectedly.  "I do believe I'm.half wltted," said  sho under hor breath., "I dare say I've  lost as good a man as,I'll ever meet!  and'all because Henrietta Podderly  told me to 'run after him. I needn't  have run after, him, but I could' have  thrown him away,'and I ain't half as  smart as I thought'I was... I'm lonely  and miserable, woo-oo-oo." Mrs. Ult-  terswee't ran into her sitting room and"  cried as heartily nSjMr. Larklns hoed.  ; After thnt'she smiled sunnily whenever sho met him. lie smiled genially/  The widow daily became more done-  somo nud more convinced that she bad  discarded a oongenlal spirit '  "Ho won't propose', again in a hundred years,",,, she bemoaned herself,  ,'and no wonder, he don't want to risk  another snub. He <lid tell- me to let  him know if I' changed iny. mind. , I  hate to like fun, but"���������       *    ��������� ��������� i  One 'golden afternoon' when both  were sitting in an unusually -pensive  mood ' upon Mrs. Bittersiveet's porch ���������  the"-'widow's heart suddenly, prompted  her to a little prospecting.",' " / '  " "iir. Larklns," she said softly, "do  you ever change your mind?" ' .  j"No," returned Mr. Larklns plumply.  "Not without solid reason." ' .   .  ��������� _"We-eIl," she continued, holding her  breath-at'her own"boldness,' "would  you still like me to���������er���������er���������be���������be"���������  .Her meaning, rushed through ,Mr.  Larkins like a'streukof electi-iclty. He  sprang out of his lolling attitude' at a  bounce. ' , ;'  ' 'Tolly, if you're asking me if I'd like  you to be my wife, I say yes���������yes-  yes. ' I didn't dare to ash.- you again,  but you've a perfect right to ask me,.  even if I'hadn't told you, to, for'it's"  leap-Mvhy/PolIy, love, what's the matter?   You're as pale as ashes.    What  On the Hot  Wave's Crest  By A.  9.  RICHARDSON  , 'Copyright, 1KB, by T. O. McClnre  Young Dr. James tightened up his  bolt with a scowl as he heard the ambulance gong sound. The little tents  which dotted ,the grounds of the hospital .were already filled with victims  ofthe heat. His own head,,whlrleii,  and his pulse throbbed violently, and  there were four hours of relentless  sunlight still before the scorching city.  The electric ambulance rolled lightly nnd noiselessly under the porte  cochere of the great hospital and then,  with its .citing of warning, threaded  its way between cars; trucks' and delivery wagons. , People eyed it' with  curiosity ��������� not unmixed with , awe.  There was no ' telling whose' turn  would come next.   And, unmindful of  HE    STUMBLED    BIjINDTjT    TOWABD     TUB  SIlAWALK..  their stare, Dr. James sat on one of  .       , c | the   lengthwise   seats,  with   his   feet  '..,,..     t,    '    i.    ���������      '"' ' '    'stretched   on   thel one', opposite,  t'.\Miy, I've actually as good ns asked    continued to scowl. - ,    "       '  and  you to'marry me," gasped Polly, "just  what I've always .declared I'd die rather than-do! Oh, .well,"- as Alonzo's  armr stbley protectingly "around her  waist, "I.guess'I. was excusable this  time. But, Alonzo, listen. l% Don't you  'ever',~t'ie"fo*iigesf day'ypu live.'let Henrietta. Podderly 'know I did it���������will  youV". '"     .    '    " _ "'  '', "Never!" vowed Alonzo, kissing her.  wrists nnu'nend.  Dr. James jerked unr .  ,the  shade,  and  the  pitiless  sunlight  shot across the floor and rested on the'  deathlike face. Tlie policeman and the  driver reached the door Just in time to  hear a groa.ii which came not from the  patient,  but from  the young  doctor. ,  He" turned ns white as his new found  patient, dropped on his knees and went   '  tc work with lips sot grimly and nerve*  that quivered.  "How long has she been like this?"'  "Half an hour," faltered'the forewo-'  '  man, frightened at'his savage tones.     - 1  "God!" murtinircl the doctor.   Then '  he issued some sharp orders to his as-' >  slstnnts, nnd the girl was raised with  a  tenderness  new  to  the  ambulance  surgeon, and as tho bearers turned to    '  leave hesald to the forewoman harsh- '  Iy, "Give mc a cloth." ", ,       ��������� ' , , '"  lie -covered  her  face,    /flic gaping '���������'  crowd should'not'see her. , As  they -"  passed-out  of  the , elevator 'he   still"  grasped the' wrist of the forewoman.  "What is she doing here?"  ( The 'thoroughly   frightened   woman  .replied stamnieringly:   "Working,'' sir. '���������  We don't know"much about*her, sir.  She's seen better days, but she trie������  awful hard." ,       - <   -   t '  Would that elevator never reach th������  groundiOoor?   And was that hospltar    .  nt the other end of the city?    Every  minute was precious now'.   lie leaned  town id the driver. --7,., -  '   "Clip It uj), Hill."    ��������� "     /    '   /K  ,   And 'Bill ' turned' on   more   power.'  They swung,round the last corner before reaching the hospital,'and a ter- -r  rific rumbling sound greeted their ear***,     '  mingled with shouts and screams.    It  was all over in'a second���������the runaway*  attached, to   the'heavy'dray   dashed   -'  straight    into    the'  ambulance.    Th������'  driver-.hurtled  through   the  air.*  Dr." '  Jnmes  felt  n  blow  somewhere,  theri  was an instant'pf hlankness.. then ha " "  realized that he was stumbling blindly,  ���������* toward the sidewalk"with that'death-'"  ' dike .figure, in his arms and something;  very Thot  trickling, * trickling   into-hi*   -'  eyes". '  JV ,,���������'���������', ''       '   " ''  It was <two days before' it all cam*  'back to him. clear and suffocating as.  nn awful nightmaie/'.'He" clutched th������-  trirse's liand."      , *   ,    , r ., ���������, ,J  M- r.  . "Wheicis she?" .���������    ,   ,  J'Whb? xv       . a   .>  "Maud���������Miss Allen"���������    '       ,*,",'  "Oh, maybe*you mean'the girl yon  -  snatched out of the ambulance just in' ,  time.'   She's   coming   round,"   I; guess.-  though   she   had   a   dreadful   prostra-   ,  tion." ,'   ,     "   , A a     ',"  /'I musLsec her at'once." he said in  his old. ijercmptbry fashion.        } (,  Tho nurse lamihed.   ,"\\'ell. just wait  'until you can raise your lie.nl fiom the  . 1  Dealers in  Printing and Wrapping Papers  and Paper Bags  Loose Leaf Account ancl Duplicate  Counter Check Systems  Agents for Tengwell ancl Opalla  Patented Loose Leaf Files,  Ledgers and  Billing Systems  Phone No. 13  P. 0. Box No. 70  THE WIDOW SAT ON TKE EDGE OT HEB  POBCH.  "you've got to see me and appreciate  me. Then if you choose to take advantage of leap year privileges I don't  really know as I'll run away."  Meantime Mrs. Bittersweet's attention had-been directed to Mr. Larkins  by her friend, Miss Podderly. '  ��������� "He's the smartest man In Bibb-  ville," said she, "and got everything in  his house a woman's heart could wish,  from gas ^ ranges to teaspoons, not to  mention scuds of blue and white ware  saucepans. Cut seems like he's afraid  some woman "II marry him in spite of  himself. 1 guess he's too bashful to  ask any one. But I believe in my heart  you could overcome the difficulty, Polly, if you'd set your cap good' and  strong." ' (  "Set a- fiddlestick!" retorted Polly  Bittersweet scornfully. "I'll never set  my cap for any man."  '���������Well,-' said Miss Podderly, with a  shrug, "I wish 1 had Uie opportunities  you turn uj) your nose at so recklessly."  Mr. Larkins finally grew decidedly  discontented and a little puzzled.  "I don't understand you. ma'am," he  admitted in one of liis mental apostrophes to the widow. "I have so far  modified my views as to give you every opportunity to signify your wish  to become Mrs. Larkins, and yet you're  ns cool and calm as a bale of snow.  I'm not used to it, ma'am, and I won't  stand it. I'll give you three weeks  more to get interested in mo, and then  I'll take and propose to you. That's  about what I'll do."  When the allotted three weeks of  grace had' expired Mr. Larkins in desperation executed his threat and received, a plump "No!" the result of  Miss Podderly's championship and a  streak of contrarinexs in the widow's  disposition.     ' 9>  He accepted the sentence with visible disappointment, but bore it with  manly fortitude.  "I'm sorry, ma'am," he said frankly,  "tearing sorry. I've taken more of a  shine to you. somehow ..than I ever did  "Waler's Part In .'Colloquial ( Term*..'  "How many of our''expressive ^expressions', are built around some reference to water!" said a writer. "Take  a few brief examples for consideration"' If we think a scheme isn't very  strong or a statement decidedly weak?  we invariably say 'it won't hold' water.' Do we infer that more wisdom  lurks in* an individual's head than he  is ordinarily given credit for, what  do we say? 'Still waters run deep.'  When a person gets into some kind of  difficulty, we say he is in 'hot water.'  "When a proposition of any kind is  rejected, especially ."^proposal of'marriage, it is'a case of having 'cold water thrown on our hopes.' Fortune has  its 'tides,^ and blessings or riches aro  'rained' down on us. If a speaker exhausts his topic and still tries to talk,  we say that he has 'about run dry.'  "Rumors are always termed 'afloat,'  and when a business enterprise goes  down we call it 'swamped.' A man  struggles to 'hold his head above water,' according to our colloquialisms,  and when he doesn't know what plan  to pursue in order to accomplish certain ends it is said of him that he is  ���������all at sea."'���������St. Louis Globe-Demo-  fj-iif-*. .' \ '   . *  An Organ Without Stops.  There is a man living iu an Eleventh  street flat who has no music in his  soul, and there is a man on the lower  floor whose soul is hill of it. The lower floor man not long ago added a-four  lung parlor organ to his lares and pc-  nates, and two healthy daughters of his  began to practice on it. Several nights  later a friend paid a visit to the first  man, and as soon as he got inside the  apartment he heard the parlor organ  on the lower floor.  "Pine toned instrument, that," he  said, because he,> too, had some music  in his soul.  The musicless man grunted.  "Whose make is It?" the visitor asked.  "Don't know," was the ungracious  answer.  "How many stops has it?"  The host pulled himself up for a  powerful effort. "Well," he replied,  "it's been in the house for about a  week now, und in that time it hasn't  had any that I have been able to discover."���������New York Press.  BaliT'a Position When  Aaleep.  Should the baby rest with face downward or repeatedly bend the thighs on  the abdomen there is some intestinal  disorder. It is a bad sign for tlie child  when lying on his side to have the  head greatly drawn back. When in  this position and the breathing ls  hoarse something ails the throat. If  the breathing is normal the mischief Is  iu the brain,..  whimpering  babies  and  tlie  whining  mothers.    This was -,not the' energetic  surgical work he had seen before.him'*  ,' during  his   hospital   term.'    He 'won-  dered if, after-all/the doctor's life did  not hold'a deal of drudgery.    And the ���������  ���������   path to fame and success was' bound  to be strewn with years of monotony.  It all might have been very different  , if  Maud   Allen   had   stood  by him���������  ���������had married him when, in liis impetuous fashion, he had asked her to come  to the city with him'and live on the*  slender   income   which   came   to   him  through  his   uncle's estate.    But she  had said that he mnst first show his  .mettle.    She lacked faith in him, and,  like all women, she was not content  to help a fellow work his way,  but  would   be  quite   ready, to  enjoy  the  fruits of his success. ,  That was the way when a girl's father had money and the man who  loved her had few assets except a  clever, brain and a prospective career.  No doubt she"'was enjoying rhcrself  this Very moment at some seaside resort, with a string of silly summer  men paying her' sillier compliments.  He hadn't .written to her, and he  wouldn't until he had something /to  show, and then pcrhaps-he would not  care. All .of which were exceedingly  bitter,,thoughts to be indulged in by a  fine looking young chap dressed in  white duck and bowling aloug in the,  finest electric ambulance in the great  city.  'HeJ pulled    himself   together' and  shouted to the driver:    ,  "Hey, Bill; where in time are we going?"  "To Stinson's wholesale millinery  shop. Bet there's half a dozen girls  tumbled under. It's awful under that  skylight where they trim. We got a  dozen cases from there last summer."  Dr. .Tames leaned back moodily,'and  the ambulance swung round a corner,  then stopped before the entrance of a  high factory building. A policeman  stood guard at the door.  "Hight up the elevator, doc. Pretty  nasty case, I guess. They've been  working over her quite a bit."  "And doing the worst things possible, I suppose," growled tlie young  medical man as he stepped into tlie  elevator. The driver and policeman  followed with the stretcher. Up they  shot past floor after floor, where the  whirring of machines sotindcd like tho  emphasized waves of heat. On the top  floor girls 6ewed pantlngly nmid tire  silks and velvets which were being  worked into new fall millinery for tiie  trade. The heavy fabrics added to their  ' discomfort, but they barely looked up  as the surgeon passed, though one of  1 their number lay silent and motionless  1 in the private oflice. It-was ull in the  duy's work.  Dr. James entered tho little room.  The green shades had been drawn  tight. A woman leaned over a figure  stretched on the floor, with ice on the  he  ���������-  Then,   while  the  nurse "wondered  fell asleep.  It   was   two. days   more,"before   h������  conUWie pulled into Maud's room, and  very while and ill he looked, propped  -up in liis invalid chair.    But tliey settled   the, matter then  and'tliere.   for  Maud  told  him  how she had* wanted  to wait, merely to^.see that he had not  inherited 'his   father's   weakness   and  lack of ambition, and how .when  her  father,-had died suddenly,'leaving his  affairs badly entangled, she had left all  for tlie'creditors and come to llie big  cily to lose herself in .the one line of  work for which she felt fitted. ,,,  ,   And   when.Billy  heard  about it all  he said  if his  bi(ii;on  leg mended  in  time lie proposed to be best man, because he'd carried the young siirgeoa  to his ladyluve,-if ulie'was a half dead  one.  Hid   Rev. aril.  . The  train  was snow  bound  twenty  miles from the nearest station, and the'  passengers, with oue exception,- found  the waiting weary.    The exception, a -  stolid   Scandinavian,   drew   from   his  valise a squeaky accordion, from wliich.^  he extracted  such melancholy  strains."  that tlie  passengers  were  moved   not  to tears, but to wrath.   When the concert had lasted  half an' hour,  one of  the listeners rose, quietly helped himself  to   the   musician's   hat   and   proceeded to take up a collection.  He proved such a persistent beggar  that before long the hat sagged with,  its burden of nickels and dimes. The  player, inspired by the rattle of coin,  played with renewed vigor.  As the man with the hat approached  him, the interested passengers craned  their necks to see the' presentation���������  but there was no presentation.' Instead, the man who had passed the hat  calmly stowed the collection away in  his own trousers pocket, tossed the  empty hat to the Scandinavian and*  gravely returned to liis novel.  "Veil!" exclaimed the astonished musician.    "Who vas dot money for?"  "For me," said the man. "I guess 1  deserve some reward for having to sit  next to music like that."  liven the Scandinavian joined in the  laugh that followed, and a little later  he got the money���������on condition that  he should not play any more.  Wnpf Kuclien.  A two ceut cake of yeast dissolved  in warm water, three tablespoonftils  of butter, four of sugar (cream butter  and sugar), an egg, half a tea*-poonful  of salt, a cupful of milk and water  warmed and half a cupful of raisins;  add yeast; put to rise; add sufficient  flour to stiffen into bread dough; bake  in deep tins or make into two long,  twisted strands baked on a large round  tray; when cool spread with thin frosting made with confectionery sugar.  This Is good for breakfast  Ap-tt - --'-, r-;  ,,T    ,.'���������'?  .-},.  Nothing'but lie.it prostrations,,a cut"  head'or.so and  innumerable cases of \ pillow!" You will get a medal or lion-  cholera' infantum  had  come-his  way '. or.ible   mention   for   tha't   work,    Dr.  since he was put in charge of tlie am- j ..James. - Vou'are quite the hero ofthe    -  bulance.    The deadly, monotony   was ! hospital."   ��������� \ ���������  getting, on^his nerves".^He hated,, the \ ,,,"] . wiiht,soiiibt!i'iiij,- more* than  med-.S,.  interminable  round, of  remedies." the - als,"   said   the   young  doctor., grimly. /  1   i I  J-''  '*>- ��� 1/J    Jm/J AMIK
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the hiiilding of the ^church' at bnce,
nni'l c'ontrticlS'to tlmV'clVcct have been
entered into. "   ,
The outlook for 'the-lumber industry is ���;improving. rAn active
doiiiand has sprung up'for shingles,
and it is stated tho' demnnd"is
greater than the supply. It is con-
(i'denlly'cNpooled this activity will
extent! this fall to the lumbei industry as a whole, The harvest in
Manitoba 'and' .the Northwest
promises to be good. Many little
portable mills have been employed
to cut'the ode! bits oMiniber on the
prairie ancl it does not take long to
exhaust these, "The Lake of the
Woods ship lumber, to Manitoba
for much less than can tlierBritish
Columbia'l'umber'mcn, but' the .demand cannot be supplied from this
source alone. British. 'Columbia
must'command the' market of the
future.1 '
While the proposed>tariff asked
for by the lumbermen' is expected
to help the -industry, the "point is
overlooked.'that, one reason why
the American lumbermen can successfully .compete 'in' Canada is
tha�� the American railways carry
lumber oh much more favorable"
rates.than do Canadian railways.
Lumber is 'here carried 'by weight.
There it is carried by-the 1000 feet.
The. railway policy of .the two
countries is more than anything
eUc responsible for the handicap
which the British Columbia'lumberman has in. seeking 'a 'market in
Manitoba and the Northwest. It
is to"tho railways" rather ' than to
government policy that the lumbermen's searplilight should be turned.
��� ������   ", Death of R. Jelly.
Railroad inun nnd telegraphers will
learn' ''with regret of ,tho death by
drowning on Tliiiredn'.y' at, Keginn of
K. Jelly, -who was well-known -on tlio
I'ticilio 'Divif-ion, whore ho -was for
some year-)' operator nnd iclioving
agent. He relieved -Mr. lii'iid-hnw
hore a,5-0111' ago nn'd loft, this division
to takctho agency of tho C. I'. U.
telegraphs at Hegina.
Rich  Strike on Swede Group.
J. 0.' Dovlin reports a new strike on
tho Swede groupMn a ledge whicli is
from 18 inches to two and a half feet
in width. The ore in this ledge, ho
says, is the.richest that, has yet been
found in the Poplar- creek section,
The free gold* is found in nugget arid
fine form m'tho quart/.. ., Tho ledge
has been,stripped for IJOO feet, Tho
(ind he declares, has caused more excitement in Poplar than .anything yet,
encountered this year. In proof 'of
its great richness ho says that 'superintendent Jl organ brought down (,o
the - ollicc of' the Groat'Northern
mines a pocket hankcrchief full of
the rook and mortared it, and ,thc result wan IIS in gold. ,_    '
Messrs. Shearin ' and Cody have
struck three feet" ot steel ��� galena,,
carrying high gold values, on 'a'claim
which'they own llvo,miles up C.iscado
creek from Poplar.���News.
'(Mem.  Amerioiui  In-UUile Minim; KiiKiiiccrs)
j" Oleni. Caiiiuliiin Mimns Inilituto.)
Rkvelstoke. B. U.
Examination of ami  imports on  Mineral I'ro-
' puilica a Specialty.
SATURDAY,,JULY 30. 1901.
We quite endorse the movement
agitated for by a 'section of the
'press that the government should
run the, express business just as it
runs the post oflice. In the mother
country rand the Australian colonies the parcel post system is a
great boon, and by the parcel
system on the government railways
cases of fruit etc. are carried at a
fraction of tlie rale? levied by the
Dominion Express Company.
Notwithstanding all the kicking
.there has been about railway rates
and the wrong done ReveLtoke in
the matter, the meeting of the
Board of Trade called for Monday
evening to piepnre a statement for
llio railway coinmi.-sioniT.- lapsed
' without a (-norum. ft the people
of llit* city lake no more interest in
���hut affi'Cl*- their mo-t vital
mti'i-e.-t they had hotter forever
hereafter "'.bold their pearo,*' whatever imposition the C. P. It. may
s-eek to impo-e upon them. Nov.-
l- thin' opportunity to have their
g.ic-vance.- f.nrly invr-t-tigated and
i-quitably ad|U*-t<'d.
*       ,     ''      "     ,'     '.'������'
��� , c ., Baseball. ���  ;
'! The'Kevelstoke baseball team has
been' reorganized and tho following
olliccrs elected : ���   , ."'',' x
Patron���J3. Corning.   ���   ',     ,
lion.' President���T.'Kilpatrick. '    '   .
Hon. Vice-President���T. Taylor.""
President��� W. J. George.
Vice-President���JT. A. Brown..        ' ''
Secretary���E. 13. Biggar.^
Treasurer���A. Adams. ,   ���   ' . ���
Committee���S.'-C. Bray, Jt. Sinythe,
F. Brown. -'/'''' r '
All members arc expected to be out
every night from now o-i, as they will
need all,the practice to enable them
to get in shape, for thcii trip to'Golden. * The club have secured some
new material, and if thcyjget down to
hard work, theie is every chance of
them giving a good account ofjthem-
selves. , ' ' ���
"    ,       Lacrosse.. '., '-..)
' -The team which, is to play Golden
.on Aug.'Srd^will likely .be.'sclectccr
from the following'playcrs : .Dunne,
Hyi'itt,' - Rcnnio,'" Edwards',' Bitchio',
Clark,' Ivn-ight,' . JlcCiillocli, , Barber,
Latham, Armstrong, Watson, Burrows,
Hillier. - _     ,,
' 'Prom sill accounts Golden is putting
in some hard practice. Dr. Taylor,
an->c:ld Ottawa capital player, well
known here,' will be iu the line up.
Considerable interest is taken in tho
match which ought to be a good one.
There is very little doing on tho
recreation gtouiids these nights, owing to che ambitious mosquitoes, who
make it very lively /or those who go
out. The much needed grand stand
is nearly finished* and grass being cut,
gives a much better appearance to the
sxounds:   ,
, Subjects
Even ing :
i'j(i;snY'i'i:ntAN. . - * ���
for Sunday, '.July 31st,
"A Nation's , Strength."
���      flll'TIIODIST.
" The "subject ol'Rov.'C. 11. Sutherland, on Sunday morning will be:
"The '-Christian's Greatest ��� Need."
The topic in the" evening will ho :
"The Greatness of Man."    '-    "-,-'
���Church of England to Build
���Serious - Bush Fire at
Arrowhead Lumber Company's Limits.
From our own corre-jpondeut.
R.   11.    Hall   and   Ad.un' Hull,'of
Peterborough. Ont.. have been in town
tor .-nme cl.iy=*. ���
Capt. Johnson, the popular .-kipper
oi the Archer. ha�� ha- to go to Halcyon lor his health. Capt., Kane i.-
now handling the wheel to the ��iti--
faction of the travelling public under
his care.
'A heavy bii-h tire broke uiu Wednesday on the far --ide m" Galena Bay
in tlie Arrowhead-Luml-er Co's limit.-.,
threatening T. J. Graham'-j camp.' I:
i*- .spreading rapidly,  and   it   i =
hoped that the thurirler.-toim that i-j hjbited its use for lawns, etc. We all
threatening nt the time of Hririir; will ; **ke co 5ec nice |llwn^ bnt at a time
have a'qiionuhiiiif etlect.     Mr. Ueittty j i,^ tiiis- it is   much   more   important
ge  wa.-1 t))at ao   good   :i   supply   of  water as
j pov-ibie is reserved in case of lire. The
Ui. Thursday evening   a   large and ; very gill*PlJ. 0f the city drspends   on   it.
inHiientiHl meeting of tho'liheiiil-con-1 yct t|lere   ,lrc  Citi/.��*ns  .vho  place h,t
sen.itive- ol Atrowhe.id* was.   hold ' in j cp.ijlU-ct. thV order of tin*   oounr.il.       I
i Would sugge-t tint in   iiirih   ca-scs the
OlV     illtOL'CthiT
1     WASTING WATER.      .
Editor Kootknu .Mail. l       ������   ���
Sir,���I think it i*- time the "attcn-
tion 'of the civic authorities was
called to the necessity of a drastic
remedy to be applied to thoso who arc
so inditVerent to the safety oi the city
as to persist in wasting water after
| the city has, in view of the dry
������^1 v.eatlier nnd shortage  of water,   pro-
! since
u-   little  damage  wa.- i
TOfnusT A^ocr.-mox.
The tonrifct a.---T)Cintion.- of XpI-
,-o'j. \':incouver and Victoria have
done .-itch excellent work that wc
t-liciuld like to ?ee a similar af-foci-
atiun es-tablifchcd in licvclotokc.
Thif- citi* i.*- in the heart of the
gruiulc'.-t Alpine and pceniccountry
in the world. 11 unrlrcds of tourisU
f-'hould come here annually for the
Big F.end trip alone. To make the
en in i tn'   accessible  and   attractive
the hall, over lifty enthn.'i.-tic
.-ervatne*. being pri->'iit. <\Y. It. Iteid
^.i- in the chair. Tho*-. Tuylor. our
popular i-fp'o-e:it.(tive in the i..<mJ
legi-l.iture,-.vliii vv.i- pil-.'Ill. g,IM .1
tin������t. int.Ti'-tuig .tdilic��� tip..i, fe'lci.il
The !'o!|,,uuiiroUicer-. \\.','.'  elected
Iimi   I'n-uli t.l  ir.m.Mr  I!..id. if. I'i. -
'-id, nt.W I. II.-id- If.iii.V:ce*J'ri'-nieiii
(t  T. New i.inn. Viee-I'i' ji'lei11.   I-'icl.
U'.iin.'i ,*-.'.'-Tien- .   Mr. J,ii vi-   <',.)-
i*e-p.)iid"mg .-*eci';t.il.v. I*. I
K .eoiitive conimitl' (*, -J.   I'    Iloyd    f
Chapman    John    Hull    Ch.'-.   V>>iiii:ri
and A lev. I'atirjoi.. |
During lhe (veiiiii'-'-I i' Ii..yd and ;
I-' I f imi*i fn nt li -,ni'_' -ever.il -ong-th.it .
wi re riiitcl. < njoyed by   tin-.-   [ire-ent
Aftei .i vijt" oi th.inki t.> Mr. Tay-
loi for .-o kindly attending, the rneet-
ing iidjotiitied after h inu-t -ucee-siiil
and o.ijoyal.li; evening
l*ril,l)l*'(, A  CllljKf'U
du I'i (day evening n ni'eting of
member- of the   Chinch   of   I-'nglatid
Russian Minister Assassinated
St. Petersburg, July 28.--Ministor
,of the Interior 'Von J'lchvc was assassinated tiiis-morning'while 'driving
to the Warsaw'station to visit alio
Emperor at the' Potcrhof Palace. A
bbn'ih was thrown under the ministci's
cai riagc, completely shattering it. ,"M!
Von J'lchvc was terribly mangled."
From ouc_o\\ii Cnrrospoudciit.
nlF. Uossley, brother to F. J. Iiosslcy,
arrived froiii Bnclnnd last week.
J(\ JDcan,'of JMaia, was up spending
a Jew days -^i.th ^lr. 'and Mis. 1$
Bruhn.   ' ' "���
The vveather^hat been \ery dry and
warm, which has been a great help to
the hay. ��� Haying is about over in
this district.       **
w.iter supply   W*   '"ut
from tin.-*..) pi'oj.lc.      ']
more   (j"eeti\e   than
..'titintis til.it 'Mil
lovi'.d, <itid it   i
mil-t.-ll   111   Otll.'.'
l  J)!,
would   he
th'*  prote-
i. d or lines
r      ..-,-i"r-.<.f-,||j.
II t'.f    ,'. e ,
":'.,,:,;:yROYAL crown soap!=.--��--
;|The Best in  the World
Mail ii J I.} iJoy.il (\x(>-t, n .-'.ip
W'A].jjrr-. and in re'un. v.o
will rn.ni .i h' ,1'itil'i.l I'Kjttir'.
-i/.e 10(20 or tor 2.". WiMppf j--
your choice of wr 700 book-
Drop ti-* I. pf.it f ir'l ,i"l'irig
for ,i cut i logie f.f pir ir. iurr.-i
to be hid KI'KI.' ;r,r Hoy .1
(Jro-n-n --'o.'ifi VVr.ipper-
Thc Royal Soap Co.,
Vancouver, B.C. Limited.
Pithy- Remarks of an  Eastern
Business Man.
- The President of an   Eastern   board
of Made says :
-There   is   no   excuse   for dealing
away from home. ,  Money   should be
spent   in   the-locality in .which it is
made,   otherwise-   the    growth   and
success   of    the  district  is impaired.
The conduct of those people who   buy
on ciedit in town and outside for cash
cannot   bo   too  strongly condemned.
The merchants know what they   have
to contend    with   in   outside competition, and consequently mark  things
down   the   lowest   possible  prices, so
that   if they cannot obtain cash  or its
equivalent in value, they   sulVur   loss.
I.e loyal to your own district.     Assist
the merchants  so  fur   as lies in your
powfi*.  to   take   advantage   of  every
trade dweount hy giving him the cash
with which to do so and you will   Iind
that every effort put, forth in this way
���.'ill ledotuid to   your   own  interests.
i It is true that tho large departmental
.store;1 imay he able to   buy  cheaper in
. larger 1'iiantiticH, hut this is offset   by
I the ohe.ipf r rontidj and cost   of   labor
' "ocally.     You will also have the ��atis-
it you   aro doing
what you know ih right,
i     11 is a well-known fact   in   come in-
j*.tanco"   pcoplo   have   reached    their
jcr<dit   liu it    in   evciy   store  in  the
i place, and have then gone to neighhor-
1 ing towns,   so   that   if  there   is any
driving of   hiiiincss   away,  tho credit
sy-'tc-iri and not cii-h one will do it   in
the If.ng run      It may not be possible
to introduce a  f'ii*.li   "v.stom   at  onco,
hut 1 do not flunk we ii,k anything
in giving tho subject all publicity
p')S*,ible " J
9 0 4-
is now in hand.
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and   Rivers';   Mountains  and .Glaciers;    .,
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-i:.. /THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  ���������y/x'  THE WAR.  Con'limed fiom I'litre One.  found the flames', were still raging.  ��������� The'Japanese pursuit- ended bc-  1    yond^the town/'and  the Japanese  left wing occupied Yin-Kow."  ,    Chefoo, July  2S.���������Chinese refugees who left Port Arthur 36 hours  ' i  ��������� ago, say threc'large  warships have  loft that port.   ' ' ' ,  * P.    Montreal, July 29.���������A/despatch  /from Shanghai this afternoon says  . ' lf        r ,  ������<*, n telegram received, there from Wei  '/Iltii Wei confirms .other telegrams  , , received there  today  from Chefoo  1, that Port Arthur has been captured.  Despatch   from   St.   Petersburg  this afternoon' says, since .the re-  ,, , i*        i  treat of'lhe,  Russians''from   Ta-  Tche-Kiao. and  the  faking of Niu  . -   Ch\Ming by the Japanese, the feel-  1 ing there has grown 'suddenly, pessimistic. ' ���������  ,''.���������#���������  , With, the  Japanese  able to get  around General Kuropatkiii'sright  ��������� > from New "Chwang, with their forces  pressing' iiv'upon Hai Cheng'from  the east, and  a" Japanese column  ^ threatening_*_,Russian ���������<��������� communications above Liao .Yang..the-\vithi  drawal of the entire Russian army  ���������(<- northward may.be 'absolutely'necessary. ' IQrders .-issued  fo  foreign  .. correspondents.to 'go ,to  Harbin,  and the announcement today'that  'Viceroy,   Alexieff 'is ' going', to  Vladivostok,'are regarded as high,-  ly     significant,   indicating. - that  .General Kuropatkin   mav  already  . >     , \ i' >*'  have- decided    that    his   present  ^position is untenable.    <    ���������<    *  I   ".   A London ^despatch 'snvs Russia  "   '        "i "i -       *,  has filed "a  foi mai   protest to, the  foreign office'against'-British ship-  ��������� ments of contraband to Japan.', . .  ������    ,Tokio believes'the Russian Vladi-  '.,rvostok fleet is off Yokohama" today.  Liao Yana places 'Japane-e losses  .' at the Ta-Tche-Kia'o engagement at  ,    about 5000 and the Russian lo?s at  about 700.   ,'-'...    . - "     *   V '  It is stated*Admirals-Skyrdloff  will return to' St. Petersburg from  Vladivostok to take command of  the Baltic fleet.  London," Jul/ 29.���������Ud , to' mid-  night no  news  had   reached "'here  '   confirming the,report of  the fall of  Port Arthur.  NewChwang,1 July  29.���������Heavy  firing .was  heard   outside  of   New  Chwang until  2  o'clock this afternoon. ' ��������� ' * *  t.  Suez, ��������� Juiy   29.���������The ^ Rusaian  1   consul has received   orders to issue  ",-passes to   German   ships' against  molestation  by   Russian   ships  in  the Red Sea. ' He,has not received  orders, to issue these passes1 to  British ships.,       \, ���������  'London, July 29.���������A despatch  received from Tien'1 'Tsin say's  General'Kuropatkin is evacuating  Liao'Yang   and   withdrawing   lo  ���������*    J / '?��������� l i  north of Mukden.  ''���������      ,,    ,.  , "A Favorite Among Singers  -   ,A musical art's* s opinion of the .-  ' ti  New Scale Williams Piano^  '/ Miss Margaret ]). McCoy, vocal teacher  '���������mil soloistof Duudaa Centre Methodist  Church, London, writes as follows :  The Williams Piauo Co. Ltd.,-       - i  '      * '       Osha-wa, Ont.|x,  - Gentlemen,���������-It is a great pleasure for  me to add a few words of'praise regard-'.  tii-2-' the' excellence   of   the  New (Scale  Williams   Piano .with   which   you supplied me.' ,    ; >   ,,    i       r  The' tone -is rich and sympathetic,  making it u beautiful piauo for accompanying and sustaining the voice. 'I nm  sure it will be a great favorite among tho  -'tigers oi this country. * '  i ''Wishing-you every success, I nm,  ; *,        Very" sincerely yours, '  ���������   ' Marga.het B. McCoy,,  <���������      Soloist of. Dundas Centre Methodist  r .' Church,  London,    -  Vocal teacher, -193 Dundas St., London.-  ',   Out .  Pianos kepfin 'stbck'by Kevelstoke  Iiisunuicc Agency, Ltd.     ' '  owder  SOLD ON ITS MERITS ONLY ,'.,  Contains full valuein baking  powder; "the 'purest, most  )"economical made.'   ', ���������    '   <  Price Baking Powder Go.  CHICAGO, U.S. A./   ,  DUNDONALD,  SomesBritish'Opinions.  ^'���������Substantial leasons show," says  the Manchester Guardian, ."that Lord  Dundonald was carried away by irritation. '/Pie lias clone tlie civil government serious injustice." '  -"'Lord Dundonald has embarked,"  says tlie -London' Daily Mail, "upon  what looks perilously like a political  campaign against the Canadian Government, and has appealed to the Op-  . position like the mi rest demagogue."  ���������-���������"Are-wc to have the risk," asks the  London Daily News, "of an imperial  crisis raised over the* trumpery quar-  ���������rel in which Loi'd Dundonald has"not  the shadow of i'i! case ? The threatened  meeting at Montreal should, be emphatically vetoed. "It is high time the  British Government, which closures  parliament, closured this indiscreet  bearer of a great name, arid assured,  the Canadians .'that. England ditso-  ciates'itself from this fire-eating general.;' -     ,      . \,    " p< '.' j    ;  ,    "If is  high   time,"  says the West  minister   Gazetcte/ "the'Government  cabled   instructions   to, Lofd     Dundonald   to ' quit-talking   and  come  home." ������    , *  correspondence/  Editor KooruxAV Jl \u.:  SL-,���������My attention has been called  to an-item* in your issue of" the 23rd  July in which I am spoken of- as'having declined the oflice of President of  the Anowhead Conservative Association, and imputing'as my motive foi  -,o doing a dissatisfaction with the  methods of the McBride Government.  I desire to protest Sir, against your  apparent willingness to accept as  truth rumois which have no foundation, and the publication _of which  are calculated to work mischief in a  community as  small as  this.'    If   I  have inclined the honor of being pie-  siding oflicer of thc.association n am cil,-  it is not because of any dissatisfaction  with 'the methods ,ofc the pieseni  .Government, but rather for want pi  time to properly attend to the duties-  of'tlio ollice. So1' far, ns 1 have yc  been in a position to judge, tho in,  tciests of the people of British Coin in <���������  bin arc being capably.handled by tin  ���������McBride Government.'  ',  . '        ��������� >  J trust Sir, that you will  give, thi-  letter as prominent a   place   in youi.  'columns as that occupied by the itei:  to which I have referred.      ,  , ..',    .   '��������� t Yours very truly,  ���������''   ;, "    ,   ', ��������� w. r.'beatty _  Arrowhead, July 25th. J  [The information was given us by.i'  personal * friend of 'the,'writer and  ���������published as stichjn good faith���������Ed  K-'-M:]   p.    ,,'P    ,     ",,'���������     x'<-'   '  . ,,' RAIL AND STEAMER.    s  '"''  ���������- ^':��������� :     .'NO\  A njfaccident' that fortunately fc-(*  suited iii no loss of life .occuiied t(  thcivestbound express that ariived ii.  the city Tuesday. A, freight-'cai  crashed into the rear" end of the e.v-  prc.=s atvMeclicine ITat,' inflicting con-,  siderablc diiinn'ge to the diivng-onr  Pullman1 sleeper and first-class car.,  but result ing** ih .no injury-mo theii  occupants. Just how the freight cai  came to beJruiin'ing,lobse is not stated  but the * first-class car, which continued its journey, showed evidences  of hard usage very --plainly, the {ilasf  of the rear end', btin'g"'completely cle-,  molished anc^the woodwork smashed.  -1' ' " !*_--.  ��������� ,   "it        ^-fo   5-*' ^,", *^   ������*���������*,  Dlckena' Same.  A question having arisen in the Pall  Mall Gazette as to the earliest authentic portrait of Charles Dickens, Mr. P.  G., Kitton writes to that journal as follows: "I venture to say that the earliest presentment which bears the stamp  of authenticity is tho minlaturo , on  Ivory' painted, by, Mrs. Janet Barrow  (nee ������������������ Ross) in 1830, representing 'Boz'  at tne age of eighteen, with a high  satin stock and wearing,, a coat with  broad lapels such as was worn In the  reign of William IV. Mrs. .Barrow  was an nunt of Dickens and achieved  great'repute as a painter of miniatures.  "With regard to the correct spelling  of Dickens', third, baptismal name  there is, I think, no doubt that 'Huff-  am' is the accurate rendering. My authority (is the late*Robert Langton,  who, in his carefully compiled work on  "i'he Childhood and Youth of Charles ������  Dickens,' points out that the spelling  of the name as 'Iliitriiani' In the Tort-  sea register of baptisms Is incorrect���������  an assertion borne out by Forster's remark-that on rare,occasions Dickens  himself wrote lt without the second  'U.'"        .    , , ���������'-  _.;-.������.w_������rf���������  ���������r  IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA  Cnpitdl Authorized, $1,000,000.   Capital Paid Up, 53(100000.    Rtol, ���������K,lK0,GC0.  Head Oflice, Tokosio, Oktaiuo.  Bra.icl.e-. iu the Northwest Torr.tOL.os, Manitoba, Ontario;���������d Quebec.  Aud   the followini; points in   Hnli-.Ii   Coliiinliui:    Or������������������������"������������������������>��������������������������� bola**".  Nelson, Revelatoko, Trout Lake, Vancouver and 1. lcton.i.  .H  U������nng:iPr^^^^ Inspector.  , H. Wii.kii:, Vice-President mid ficnor.il Manager,  -at Maniiger.    W. Mokfat, Clucl Inspector.  | Revelstoke Branch, B. C���������A General Banking Business Transacted  v Smings DeiHiriment-Dei^iU Received and Jntores.1 Allowed.  \ nigs  Draft1* fold mailable in all part  Special attention civen to collections.  or Canada, United SUte= and Europe.  A. E. Piirrp*., MniuiROr.  VERNON.  I'l-om Our Own Correspondent. , '  There have been many land sales  in V- i'.i;ii t'. 'ring the'last few weeks  The n'ost important however, weie  those of John Philips and A. Roveo.  Both of these were put through by  The Vernon and Okanagan Land  Agency. John Philips' place brought  $20,000 and Bovees' 15,100. There are  many" buyers from a distance'horeand  one or two more important sales are  on the tapis. Mr. Henry lloneyman.  u large real estate owner of Eden,  Manitoba, alter tiavelling down as  far as Pcntiction, B. C, advised Vci-"  non parties ,to double the price of  their land as it was far ahead of anything to be found down the Okanagan  Lake. , * <  ' The weather is very warm "-here the  thetnometer registering 90 and 92  degrees in the shade almost every day,  Many Vernon families arc camping  on Long and Okanagan Lakes.  ���������The excursion of the C. P. E. from  Manitoba parts to the Valley 1ms  brought a- number oft prospective  buyers'and some few sightseers. All  are delighted with the Valley.  '  Mr. McHouse, formerly of Kevelstoke, has sold his barber business to  B. M. Richards. Mr. Mcllouao intends to return to Kevelstoke.  .Mr. Steden, whilst wrestling at  Okanagan Landing, fell and broke his  leg.    Dr.,Morris set the limb.  Haying is about over in this district and harvesting is the order of  the day.  CoiintcrmiiiifliiiK-  Or.Ioi'fi. '  / During tlio years of the' Involution  iirywnr the Itev. Samuel I'.nell was-  pastor of the Easthampton church, on  Long Island. He had been pastor there  a great many ^ years nnd hud gained  ���������wide iiitlueiice.7   ' '    \  , While the English occupied' the island Sir William Ersklne was in.command. Between the parson and' the  military authorities a good understanding" was kept up in spite of the politic-'  al hostility.    ', "',''��������� *  There is yet told, a story of the worthy parson to tho effect that Sir William once ordered a number ofrtlio  farmers of Easthampton to go over to'  Southampton to'do a certain'piece of  work on the Sabbath. Before that'day-  came around, however, the-commander  happened to meet the parson and told  him frankly(that he'r had ordered out  his parishioners on Sunday.,'-, , '��������� ''  /'I know-it, I know it," said the par-  Bon;i'"but, as it happens, I"am myself  .commander in,chief on that day, and I  have countermanded the order." ���������'  ' Sir 'William'yielded the point with a  good natured laugh.-' ,    ,      ���������  GO-. ���������;  Carts/  The leaders for over JO years. Have ���������  Anti-Friction Wheel Fa-stcneii, Patent Foot Brake, In**tantly adjusted  .Rubber Tiie Wheels for 'all giades.  Knainelled Clears, Oak, Gicen and.  Maroon.   Now is the time to get one.  .Illustrations of ai style-, from SI.SO to $38 (X) mailed  "is. Hl*t, ������" "Pl'hciiliou. Write for Furniture Catalogue  ^���������WeiIep,Bpos,Vietopia,B.C.  COMPLETE   FURNISHERS.       >      (  ������a^i.BMaaKia-iaura>''MaM8  E. B..EDDY'S  ^'"ICI^TG  EDWARD" HXHK  i <    H  '    "IIE'ADLIGIIT'," 500s.  ,"  "I5A������JJK."1lOO*-iiiul2(ltl...  ���������'VICTORIA,"        ^    "    '  "LITTr.15 OOMF.T."  r      , I  *>        * , 0  FOR   SALE   EVERYWHERE."  ���������~%P  y ^  RICE AS FOOD/  More. Nutriment In tlie Cookecl,\Vn.ter  >' TI.iin In the Gralnn.  ��������� The rice grains that we eat and believe are nourishing do not begin to  have the real nutriment fthat is contained in--the, water "in- which they  have been cooked.  For thousands of years" rice has been  the 'main' food of the Chinese, Japanese: and ^eveh -the Sikhs of India.  When we stop to think- that'these -warlike nations compose one-third of thej  human race and subsist largely on'rice,  -it seems probftble'-'thafthey thoroughly  understand its properties. But the'orientals hav.e found that the water that  we throw away after cooking the cereal is what.contains the.greatest life  giving properties. In-fact, they prefer  the water to the grain as a nutriment.  In cases of stomach trouble, so prev-'  nlent in the east, it is used.with great  effect and can be retained when' even  milk is'rejected. ".,'���������'  But for the Anglo-Saxon a delicious  dessert can'be made-from this same  rrice- water. After cooking the rice  drain the water and flavor with some  extract. Set on the ice to cool, and it  will form a jelly.. Heap'with whipped  cream or fruit and serve. This makes  not only a tasty , but nutritious dish  and certainly an economical one. .  Ave the'best that"can tu bcugiit.  ���������   '  ' <       ".,'-,     'h'  "Don't experiment with other and inferior bnindtil  V^'   'use lEZDrr^ys      ''<-  * ^HOfEL   LARDtAUr  COMAPLIX  tjfo  <$>  ^$)  /<&-.'.'��������� '''''���������*.  rfa: The Best House in Town  "t   ' " Best Brands 61.WINES, SPIRITS dnd CIGARS kept in Stock.  "M ,l-i , " -".'    I  -$������  i ���������       '-*:       i     ���������-  -    Well Furnished  Good Table  1 ' ' ' * '*   .      v        ������4&%  '    :W. .HAMILTON. Proprietor.��������������������������� ;^  ,^ri^f^(^^(^^^^f^^'^^^^^^^^'^:^'^r^>^i^(^'f^' -^($r  Children  and  Sutmcis*.  '"Every careful mother,",said a doctor who'.had jii.st treated a child nin'do  violently ill lrom'cho������mg a nutmeg,  "bhould keep nutmegs a,3 far out of  reach of her children as she docs tho  ammonia.bottle or the carbolic acid.  Nutmegs are a deadly poison. I remember a case about six years aao  where a boy eight years old died in  great'���������agony afler chewing and swallowing two nutmegs. ' As a general  thing small children do not like to interfere with pepper, ginger and similar aromatic spices left around in  kitchen cupboards: One taste is  enough usually. Hut il seems to be a  fact that most childicn will chew nutmegs if they can get them."  ������������������^^-^^ras^^  HBHRY'S NURSERIES  ' 13010 W.-sLminsLo!   Road.  ..REVELSTOKE,;: B.'0-  .   r '  *     -    -- 'ABRAHAMSON    BROS.,' PROPRIETORS.   \'    P  \'ew!y   Iniilt".      First-class in every "respect."    Allmodi'inVonveniences.  \  . , *** :Large, Sample Rooms". " "-  ���������~.V  '   '' Rates SI.50 per Day, ,.    Special Weekly'Rates. '    "  Queen's Hotel, Trout  Lake, under same  management:  ORIENTAL   HOTEL  ably, furnished with the choicest the market '  affords.   ,  Best   Wines,   Liquors, & Cigars.  *     Rates $i a day.    Monthly rate.  ���������" ,  J--      ALBEBT     -STOl-TE,      PROP  EENS HOTEL  COMAPLIX  CHIEF YOUNGr,      -       -       - ,   Proprietor-     .  Best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Travellers to Fish Creek will find excellent,accommodation  at this Hotel. . . ,    , '  1  Keep on the  manufactured,  side bv drinking  blended   and   packed  is often caused by ordinary impure teas.  only   BLUE   RIBBON   TEA,   which   is  with   a   painstaking   thoroughness   that   seems   almost   unnecessary, in   order to  avoid even the slightest chance of any imperfection.  BLUE   RIBBON   TEA is best for everyone.  J  r-sl]--**a*SB*-gB**aH^^ "''  100,000 Bulbs  To arrive =oon  fiom  Holland, France  iind Japan. .  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees !  Rhododendrons, Roses,  Oiecnliou-e and Hardy Plants  for fall planting.  floinu-Gr.iwii and tin-iorlod  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds  always i" stock in season.  FERTILIZERS.  Bee Hives and Supplies.  Grcenlioui-e full of Hants, Cut Flowers,  Floral Work-.  Catalogue free, nr call and examine  stock.  1 '' s _____  Camborne Hotel  The  host Dollar  in the town  DAVE ORR, Proprietor.  i Day House        ' Best  ���������and*- of Wince, Spirits-  and Ci^.tis*.  M. J. HENRY,  Vancouver, B. O.  "GOOD HEALTH" is priceless.  Adulterated teas its enemy.  Ceylon  Tea  is  your  safeguard,,  being* absolutely pure.  Sold only in sealed lead packets. '   By all Grocers.  '.V  v-     ',  11    ii  1-  rc -j,. -������-������?-1 ���������.    i   t n  i   -. ,. <^/j-/tj-.-^ P  , <  THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  ii,  -      ���������     , .. ���������        COLLISION-BAWN.   ' ���������      <     '<  , ' "��������� -     Keccnt^ Performance at Revehtoke by Amateur Talent���������Photo of tho-a who lookjurt, in chaiacter. t  'I'or now:���������Fellows, *Mis*s Dor.i Smith, XV. M. Lawrence, TMi������s Kellie Dunne, R. T.igg.nt.      , "        ,    ., '  iMiiim.i: now:���������Mrs. Wilkes, Mrs. T.'H. Dunne, W. A. Chambers.,' Mrs.'II. A. .irown,' F. S. Burke, Arf.*,'; \V.rJ. George,  Boitom iiow.-4-Miss Bourne, Rr. Jl." Sawyer, Miss Wilson, F. G. Biown. "        ",,','���������.���������',  SHOCKING  ACCIDENT.  ,Two C. P.'R Shop Hands Killed  by Train. '  ,  miles an hour.     Applied   brake   and  stopped  engine  within   ten   feet   but  not before   the   handcar,   which  was  coming rapidly  toward^ him,  dashed  into the engine beneath which the two  men.were crushed.  Fireman Carhle saw nothing of the  affair till it''was over.     Saw  one man  .        crushed under front driving wheel' on  On   Saturday    night   a     shocking   ,���������,,.   .,   .    .    ,.,,      ,.* ��������� ,     .    ^  ��������� ���������"       ������ -.._..     Meft side but still   alive.'     Helped   to  fatality^ took place on the C.,I'. R. line  west of Eevelstoke Lumber Co's   mi  ' 'i  '     A party  ol   men   from   the  C. P. Jt.  shops,   consisting \ of   Messrs.   R.   B.  Harwell, T. A. Brown,  P.   Donaldson,  ���������and W. Walmsley wpnt out for a'spin  on a handcar,, and  got out   between  ,tliree and four   miles.   ' E.   1 rimble  .accompanied them oi. a speeder.     On  ���������the return journey'they met  a freight  train hauled bv engine 9J9 at a curve  in the track.    Trimble whs ahead, and  ���������on seeing the enginej'signalled   to_-the  ,meii on    the   handcar .and   got    his  ���������Speeder OtV the track.    Donaldson and  AViiln e������lev*  weie     standing   on    the  liiindcAi* 'pumping, and    Farwell and  Brown were sitting on it  behind with  ..their bucks to tlie engine?   Donaldson  .and Walmesley jumped off on   seeing  the engine coming and called   to Far-  well and Brown to do   the  same,   but  from their   position   on   the handcar  -they   could   not get clear  and were  '   dashed under the   engine,  sustaining  .frightful injuries.'     Brown   died    in-  1 stantly as he  was  crushed across the  abdomen and his back broken.     Far-  -well was  crushed   on   the   right side  and his   ribs   driven   into  the   right  Jung, but   lingered   till   after  his removal   to   the    hospital.      Engineer  Tomlinson,   who   was   at   the  lever,  stopped his engine as soon as  he  saw  the   car   coming,   and   applied     the  ibrakes. thus doing all in   his power to  ���������avert the  accident.      He   claims   to  "have pulled up the train   in^ ten  feet.  IBoth men were taken into the caboose  sind the train run back to Revelstoke.  The  terrible  mishap  threw   gloom  over the.city as both   men   were well-  Inown.  R. Farwell has been in Revel-  ���������stoke for a number  of  years  and was  ���������one of the oldest and   most  respected  employee of the   shops.      He   was   a  IM.i-on,   had   been   President  of   the  "local 1.ranch of machinists, and h.is a  an em ber of the executive of the I.i- pral  .Association   as   he  too'c an active in-'  teiest in polities, and w..** well united  He hailed frjin Oshawa, where he has  a brother ,i doctor.     Mr.  Farwell,   M  V. for AIl'oiii.i, i> his brother.    He wns  59 year.-   of   age   at   the  time of hi-,  ���������death.       lirown    win   a  married man  with one child, nnd his   friends reside  at Moosomin.    He \wi<. :il yours of age  ���������iit the time of his death.  THK I.Nijn.hT.  Iir Cro***., di.-.trict coroner, held an  iin*in-1 .-.line evening, Constable  Upper conducting the enquiry. The  jury empanelled wore : .\fe-sr-* Gordon, (foreman), Kincnid, Main, I.em-  bkc, Maedonnld and Hall. Fiupt.  Kilpatrick and C. If. Temple, .M,i,ter  .Mechanic, watched the proceed ing"  on behalf of the company.  Engineer Tomlinson, w Iin wa,**  running engine 919, gave evidence he  -was within 20 ft. of the handcar ���������-.lien  Jie saw it.     Was running eight to ten  'take   him out.    The right"driver'had  passed over the other man. '   .  Conductor -Koughan said he had the  bodies taken into the caboose and the  train run back to Revelstoke. P  '- Bnikeman McLeod said he was riding on'the engine and, saw the hand  car a 'oar length from it, with one man  silling on it with his back* to the  engi..u on left Fide. ''Another man  was on track trying to check speed of  handcar. After the'car stiuck the  engine witness b.uv two inen under  the engine,^one lying'on'-his .back on  the Kft side and the other across" the  rail ou the right side, underneath the  "driving wheel. J-ielped out the man  who was alive. i The acccident -was  uii.i-.oid.ible after he saw it. 'J'he  engineer did all  he  possibly  could to  Stll,i  E Tumble stated the party started  toit'Unn   at   17.45, he   leading  on   a  velocipede   and    the   others   or.    the  handcar.      Jfe   was   three  telegraph  pol s ahead of the  car, and   when   he  saw the smoke   of   the   engine threw  his   \elocipede   off    the   track    and  signal ed the handcar to st.jp. but did  not know,whether the  men on it saw  him.      It  would   be   J5 seconds from  the time he signaled'the car  to  stop  till the accident happened.     W.lme-,-  lej and Donaldson,  who   were standing' on the handcar facing the engine,  jumped otl, but the others were sitting  with their backs to the engine.    They  had no time to get off and  could  not  see. vThe affair was purely  accidental  and unavoidable.      Brown   was  dead j  ,when picked up but FarwelKwas alive j  and terribly hurt.  The engine stopped  within eight feet.  .Dr. Sutherland stated Farwell was  dead when he got to the hospital. Jle  described the injuries sustained hy  the two men.  \Y. Walmesley stated when   returning on the handcar he saw the engine  two car lengths   ahead.      Jfe jumped  and shouted   to   the others to jump  The handcar   was   running  between j  eight and nine miles an hour and wa*.  all right on the track  after the affair.:  The accident wa*-* unavoidable.      Had '  lirown and Farwell  jumped   when   he'  shouted   they   would   have  been safe t  Did not notice Trimble  signal.     Did  not think anyone to blame. ,  The coroner said it appeared to be a  case of accidental death and the jury  returned a veidict accordingly with  an addition that no blame was attachable to anyone.  Tin: rr;jfEK,\r.,.  On Monday morning the funeral of  Farwell left the Afasi mc Lodge room  to catch the train for the east, where  his remain" were bo interred at  Oshawa. The Ma-oni, Oddfellows,  and Machinists attended, and each  body sent pretty wreaths.  On Tuesday the   funeral   of   Brown  took place.from the Methodist church,  where Jtev. C.-JI. M. Sutherland conducted service.' The rev. gentlemen  rcfened to the fact that deceased had  been a, regular attendant at that  church. -The Machinists turned out  in full force to attend the funeral, and  the body was forwarded to M<in?omin  for interment.*- The d-epest sympathy"  is felt for the widow and child in their  sad bereavement.        ,-  COUNTY  COURT.  Special, Sitting.      ,  /  , Judge Forin held'a 'special County  Court on Wednesday when ' two  criminal cases were disposed of. The  li rst was'that of a ,man mimed.Henderson, from .Airowhead, whoi pleaded  guilty to forging 'a''note, on the,Imperial Bank, for which he got three  months at hard labor. 'The other was  that of Henry. Itussell Teckner, who  elected to be tried without a jury, for  an abominable offence. He stoutly  protested his innocence, but the  evidence was against him, and he  was sentenced to one year.  J. A, MACDONALD  Some   Views   of  the  Liberal  i t  ~,���������---,     Leader.  J. A. Macdonald, the I-aberal leader,'  c line up from the south on Wednes-  d iy on his way to the coast. He  speaks hopefulJy'of the prospects of  the liberal candidate in Lillooet, and  intends visiting that constituency.^ '  ��������� M"r. Macdonald considers the prospects of the liberal party' are steadily  improving throughout the province,  as the pcople'are becoming disgusted  with the methods of the McBride  government. _ Their unbusinesslike  administration of the'coal and oil  lands in, East Kootenay has created  intense' indignation iind-'alienated,  much of their former'support.      0   ������������������  Asked ,to the prospects of the  liberal party in the coining dominion  elections, ho , said Mr. Galliher stood  high in'the estimation 'of the people  and he would'be strongly supported,  as he had'worked hard for- his , constituency and done much good work  .Mr. MacdouaM says he wants to  see the liberal party in the province  have a clean, straightforward record,"  and one which will gain the confidence  of the people. Jle'' will resort to no  unquestionable methods to secure the  defeat of the McBride'government,-  but wishes to rely entirely oh the  liberal principle cf trusting the people,  and endeavoring,, to prove loyal to  their best interests.     ���������        ,.       <  Mr. Macdonald is a man who carries*  confidence and conviction with him  wherever he goes, and lie has.won the  esteem of  all  who 'know   hinvbv his  * ' r t  sterling character and-methods. ,   ,    .  -^-TBY  ���������  THE OWL .MS1  ,  Kant of MoIsodb Rank      -asitovelstokc.  For your meals.   Open day'and night.  Meals 25c and upward.   Special weekly  rates..    Good service guaranteed.  YODO FUJII, Proprietor.  NAKUSP.  'From Our Own Corrospniiclonl.  -. '  ��������� Mr. and Mrs.   Frank   Bourne   and  -*       i J  family of Revelstoke, are visiting Mrs.  U. S. Thomas.-    '       -  '     -       "      '  /, t     - * *  ii   Rev. I). K. Allan intends holding  a  flower service for the children and1  older folks on Sunday morning in tlie  Fresbyterian church  W."Scott, of Nakusp, Coroner Cr.-.ss  and Undertaker -Knapp from Revelstoke, went down the fiver- yesterday  to exumine.the body ol a vmn.n found  on the beach* below Burton.* It is  supposed'to be that of 'Bruce'McLcan^  who was drowned here some time tigo'.  NOTICE. \  "VTOTICK is hor'flby Biveii lli.il. SO (lays aftor  J_N data, I intend to apply to tlio Honorable  tlio Ohiot I'oininisiioiior of Lands and Works  for a special license to cut nnd curry away Mm-  bor lrom the following .toscribed lands situated  in West Kootouuy District, II, ('.  ComnionciiiK at'ii post marked Qoo F. Piper's  north oast' cornor, pnst plnnlcd at. tho .north"  west cornor of tiie F, Robinson Laimbor Co.'s  limit ou thu'n'ortli side of the north oast arm of  Arrow Liiko, thouco'soutli oiKhty chains, Ilicnco  west oiKhty chains, tlionco north eighty chain!*,  tlionco oust oiKhty chains lo point of commence-  ment.     *"" ' ��������� i       *-   '      '   -',      r        ' ,  Dated the Hltl, day of May, ItKll.  '  ,     -      GKO. V. IMIM'-H.'  SELKIRK LODGE. NO. 12, I. O. O. F.  ,   '  Meetfl ovory Tucaday  evening a; In Selkirk  Hall at 8 o'clock,  Visiting brethren cordially invited to attend.   ' ,  HI. K. ADAIR, N.G.       ' J. M-VTIItB. Sbo  DON'T  HARRY, DOCTOR or do*,  pair,' "Don't do   a thing"  till you sue clearly'what s  f~ 7, boil by aid of Flashlights  on Human Naturo, on, ho.ilth, disease,lore,  murrlufro'iiiid imrouliiKO.' Tolls what you'd ask  n doctor, butcfon't lil.o lo. IKOpaiius, illustrated, li.". emits; bat lo.introduce it we-sond one  only to any adult for iiosIhko. 10 cents. M.  HILL PUIS. CO.,'129Eaat '28th Stroot. New  York., ". i.      i'    -      .--.,'  N-O'T'IOB.  "VTOTTOE ii' lioroby Kiven thai, HO days, aflor  XI dato, 1 inland to npplj to tho Chief Commissioner of Lauds nud Works for a special  license to cut and cnrr>- away timbor from the  followim,'dosenbud lands,in the West Kootenay district:���������*"    .      ..      ,   .^ t j  \ \     No. 1.^ '  C'omiiiouciiiK tit'il postmarked "T. Skinner N.'  E. ("oruor post" and planted,,on west bank of  Columbia ltiver, atiout two-uad a half miles  below inoiithuf NiDjol Crook, (hence south.UK)  chains, thence west 10 chains, Ihence north" 1(50  chains, thonco cast 10 chains to place of commencement.  Dated tlio 22ml day of March 1301.'  i       , -T., SKINNER.  A     ,No."2.       1 ,     ^     '  ComnicnciiiK at a nost marked "T. Skinner's  S. E. Cornor post" planted on tho wo������t bank of  Columbia River about thrco miles above mouth  of Malouoy Crook, tlionco west SO chains, thonco  north 80 chains, thonco oast 80 chains, thonco  south So chains to placo of commencement. ~  Dated tho 22tiel dnv of March 1!KH  .... , , ���������    T. SKINNER.,  , *v   ,; ..f   >   v ' -,   , i   ,-���������>' -i   .*      .  ANmtrMlDY  StandarQ'iomody for Gleet,  ' Gonorrhoea'and Runnings'  IN 48 HOURS. Cures Kidney and Bladder Troubles.  Kootenay Lodge  No. 15 A.F. & A.M"  The regular meetings  are held in the Mas- t  oiiic Templo, Odd-  Kellows Hull, on the  tli lid Al outlay in  each month at 8 p.m.'  Vihiting hrothron  cordially' welcomed.  |a A. PUOCUNIKR.ISKOKKTAKY.  To Trappers  .' * f   '  p   ��������� ���������   -   .,  Raw Purs Brought ' '  Cash Prices; Paid  r.   b!   IVELLS,  '' Exporter of Purs. ,  THIS IS NOT'EGOTISM.- .  i t  ~Wc believe' wc   know 'our business.'  Our business is  to  help you .do your,  business.   We supply up-to-date, business  means   and    methods,���������money  savin'e devices and bow to use them.   &  .'*���������('���������-..  -   TENGWISLL I.OOSlS-Lli;A.F LBDGKIt.    o ,  Loose  Le.'if - Files and Ledgers' \vth  filings specially,ruled, printed, perforated and  punched to suit, any style'of  binder. '        ������ ,   /v    ,        ">   ���������  LUMBERING.  Adam Hall, of Peterborough, Ont.,  who is interested in tlie Big Bend  Lumber Company, visited the Company's mill at Arrowhead on Tuesday  and expressed himself much pleased  with the site selected for the mill and  with the equipment and ariangement  o: the plant.  BEATON.  Big Gold Ledge Discovered.  From our ovn Correspondent.  It iu reported   a* very   large   ledge  carrying   free   gold   has   been struck  north of the Beatrice, but 1 liave not  i been able to find out particular*..  ,     lieaton is becoming rjitite a bathing  i ro.-ort this summer.      The   water  on  j the flooded me.idowa   is   comfortably  i warm, and crowds every  evening  are  enjoying a plunge.  Malcolm Beaton, one of the locators  of the town of f'e.iton, has sold out  hij i.itfre-it to A. Crawford & Co , and  h leaving to vidit hi*������ brother at Kd-  monton. Mr. Crawford i.i mukiii"  arrangements to put ;iIjout "2.3 acio-  mpre in hay.  'String, of from '20 to 10 nirc trout  are boing caught in .Salmon ,.ri,'k  nbive thefalN. 'rhey stem ������������������, |,r. ������������������,,  usually plent v Hue year. J t i������ like y  1 the killing oil" of moit of th^ ti,h  I hawkj j** the tMii-o of the menu-e of  tUh.  Letters from \V.,A Oalliher, M. I',  state thf deepening of the chimin I to  Beaton )),!-< 1,,-on provided for in t|Jfj  domi-i.,n estimates and the work mil  commence in a fpv, dayi. To be of  u**e to us this fall and winter tl  of dredging should bo  about th'j 1st .Sept.  C. P. R.  TELEGRAPHS.  Messenger Service For Revelstoke.  The C. P. R. telegraphe this week-  instituted a new system in the method  of handling Revelstoke business.- The  telegraph oflice has-been ' connected  direct with the telephone exchange,  and any person wishing to send n  telegram has only to ring up the  telegraph office when a messenger  will be despitched for it. The company has evidently abandoned its  original proposition to put in an  office in the business portion of the  city, an 1 this pi in is devised as u  substitute.  *\ NOTICE.,;,    >   ,  VTOTrUE i*. lioroby" given Unit ~3(1 days  XN_ aftor dato I lntond to apply totlio Honor  nblo the (Jliior CoinmLssionor of Lands nnd  Works for a spocml license to cut and enrrv  in iy limber from tlio followinu ,<IoscrilH)ii  lands, situated in West Kootcnn-, District, viz,:  (<'..imnciictii!*' nt a post marked Oliiionco  Piper's south east corner post planted on tlio  uortli boiindarj of F. Hobinson's purcliiiso land  on tlie north side of tlio north east armof Arrow  Late, thence west oiRhty chains,' thence north  ei).-lity chain*., thonco east eighty chains, thonco  soulli oiKhtj clinins to point of coinmeiiconient.  -])ated this 21st das or Maj, liKM. .' . - ' i >*  .     ,  ���������      IJLARENCKI'IPKR  *���������   .iTENGWELL.TBANSFEU FILE.   '   ,,  *** *       ,      f. *-  Kootenay.'Mail Publishing Co. Limited  "'   '    REVELSTOKE, B. 0.,     '  porporation of the City  of Revelstoke.   li *  NO BBrrEB BBBAD  T'l - x ��������� ��������� ���������-  -     .'   , , -    ,;   .  ;' ', k   In town than that made :    ( -  ;  at   Smith's   Baket*y,*  and  " " '  - Cakes' of Every" Kind^/ >  Agents for the*Celebrated    ti    ,  MONSOON TEAS. *  &0  COURTof REVISION  ^ u     _ *  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  the first, sitting of tin* Annual  Court of Revision of the Municipality  ot the City of Revelstoke will be held  at the Council" Chamber. City Hall,  R.'velstoke, li. C. on Tuesday, Auguib  lGth.'IOO-l, at 7:30 pi in. for the purpose  of hearing complaints against the  at-scssment as made by the Assessor,  and for 'revising and correcting the  assessment roll.  II. FLOYD,  '   City Clerk.  ReveI������loke, B. C. Jvlv 11th, 1!)0I.,  M. A. SMITH & CO.,  .' McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke.-  NOTICE.  Ill tho matter of .lolin A. Cunei-o 1, deceased,  ami in tho matter ofthe Oflicial A'liiiius-  trator*.* .Vol.  NOTICK   IS   iriCHICBY   GIVEN    that   by  order of His Honoi   .1. A. Forin, County  Jucluc, dated the (illl July, 1(H)I. Cleorgc S. .ire-  J. Guy Barber  JEWELRY  DIAMONDS  WATCHES  and a  complete line  of the  GENUINE  Purler, Ofliei.il .wiminisimlor" for that lia'rt'of  ���������vonlciiiiy County comiiiiscd witliiu the Itovol-  pto^c Kl.'ctoinl Disinet, has been planted  I. ttvrs of ndniiuistr.-itioii, lo administer all  a������d singular the estate of John A. Caincioii,  AND I-WniUlt TAKK NOTTUK that all  ��������� bums upon the sud estate must be sent in to  the *-aid Administiator, at, bis olllce rmpuriiil  Mank-HlooK-, Ke������elslolve, II. ('., w itlun SI ilayi,  fiom the date hereof, after which time all pro-  ceuls will be distribuled iiiiioiik the panics  lawfully tboiounto entillcd.  GI'JOI'GK S. McCAItTIHt,  ,l Olllcial Administrator.  Dated the Kit li day of July, IIK11.  *  f  i 1  \]  M  1847  , Rogers Bros.*9  Knives. Porks,  *   _     Spoons, etc.    .   \>  ^yes carefully examined and  I properly fitted to tlie best grade  Wi -.vork  comuif-rifi-.r]  f Oonnldson, of the 0. I',  his bought lots and intend*  a cottage.  ft  ���������lllCjiS,  build.ng  II. A.  LAU'SO.V,  nho rcf.if-onlcd  K.'vcKtoko at the B,  Association ineetiiiy  at Viol oi iii.  0. Kill  MAILS   CLOSE  AT REVELS10KE P. 0.  AT 8-13 A. M. FOR RAST & SOUTH  AT I-10 P. M. KOIt WEST  ATS(K) P. M. KOIt EAST .fc WEST  FOR SALE.  One of the best- garden ranches in  Noith Kootouuy with first-class  market nt hand. Three milking cows,  hogs, nnd 200 chickens go with ranch.  Apply early. Address nmy bo obtained  nt. oflice of the Kootb.vay ALur..  100 SILK PIECES!  r.xtrn. laruo Bilk nnd natins for fancy  i.-ork, l.oic|j (.'-loi-.mm- lo plnu.., wi'b book  it r.ui.y woik un.l i.rllsil.- i.rt'iimim. A I.I, for  I '(���������lit-'jl !ols for '_'.>. ,\|���������������������������y rrtnnifd In-  1 I',1?.,J "."!��������� "si'"pr.-..,nf<d. Iflii,|ral.*d LIST  I I.KK. A.i.Ih-^: EXCELLO CO., 472 Main  Mroot, Ennt Orango, N. J.  Railway Time Table  Ti.tins i tinning E.tsL leave R.-velstoko  No. Wi 0-23 a. m.        No. 2 21-05  Trains running West leave Revelstoke  No. 1 2 15 a. in.     Nn! 07 17 15 a. m  South Branch  Leave Rovokioke 0-20 a. m.  Arrive Revelstoke 17-10 p. in.  Okanagan Line  Leave Sic anions 7-,'I0 a. m.  Arrive  IS-00 p. m.  Arrive   Vernon   10-35 a. in.  L.'.ive 11-30 p. m.  Hie Master Mechanics Pure Tar Soun heals  and Mftens thchkin, while nroniptly cleanslnir  it of prense. oil, rust, etc .Inviiluablo for mo  clinnics, fiu-mcrs, ipporlsnicn. Free sample of  receipt of 2c. for posbigo. Albert Toilet Soan  I/O., miuiufncturers. Montreal.  BLANK FORMS   KOB   Mining & Legal Purposes  Transfers, Options, Powers  of Attorney, Statutory Declarations,, Proxies, etc., can  be obtained at the  ..Kootenay Mail Office.. -!?������������������  &���������  THE KOOTEKAV .MAIL.  gJIHTl infra.m^'.rj.n.'lijM,.  Synopsis'of Regulations for DlsposnJCof  ��������� Mlnorals on Dominion Lands inJManl-  toba.'tho, Northwest Territories and  tho Yukon Territory.   -    ''     - '  ' -Co-*1--Ctoal lands may be-purchased at  ,      CO por aoio for soft coal and ?20 for anthracite.    Not more than 320 acres can  ��������� ho acquired by ono individual or com-  pany. Royalty at tho rato of * ten cents  per ton of 2,000 pounds shall be collected  ��������� on the gross output. -  ,   Quartz.���������Persons of eighteen years and  over and joint stock companies holding  , Tree minor's certificates may obtain entry'  for a. mining location. '  A freo miner's certificate'is granted for  '   one or moro ye.-u s, not exceeding live, up-i  on payment in'advance of $7.50 per annum for an individual, and,from $50 to  8100 per annum for a company, according,-  . ,  to capital.       -r    , i  ' . A .frco mlnor having discovered "mineral  in place, may locate a claim 1500x1500 feet  by marking out tho samo'wlth two legal  posts,   bearing  location   notices,   ono  at  each end on tho line of the lode or vein.  ���������-    The claim sliull bo recorded within ilf-  teen days If located within ten miles of a  .    mining recorder's  olllce,' ono'additional  }    day   allowed   for   every   additional   ten  ���������miles or fraction.   Tho fee for recording  '   a claim ls $5.    r.     - *  ,    At least $100 must bo'expended on, tho  claim each year or paid to the mining recorder in lieu theieof. When $500 has been  expended or paid, tho locator may, upon  having a survey made,' and upon comply-  * ing with >other requirements, purchase  tho land at $1 00 an acre. J    ''  Permission may be granted bythe Minister of the -Interior    to.   locate , claims  containing iron and mica, also copper, in  ,   the Yukon Territory, of an area not ox-  5i. ceeding 160 acres.'      ',-''- ���������' '  ^ The patent for,a* mining location shall-  provide for llio imjinenl ot a rojaltyof 2} per  cent ol the sales ol tlie products of tlie location.  ��������� 'Placer'Mining, Manitoba and the N.W.  ��������� T., ' excepting   the, Yukon   Territory.���������  _, Placer mining claims generally, are 100  feet  square;^ entry    fee,    $5,   renewable  , yearly.     On <��������� the.rNorth   Saskatchewan  Silver claims for either bar or bench, the  ���������former being 100 feet long and extending  ' between'high and low water mark. Tho  latter Includes bar diggings, but extends  back to the base of the hill or bank,' but  .not exceeding 1,000 feet .Where steam  power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  ' be obtained. *. '  ���������Dredging in the rivers of 'Manitoba  rand the.N. W. T��������� excepting the Yukon  Territory.���������A free<miner-may obtain only  two leases'of five' miles'each for a term  of twenty, years, renewable'.ln the dlscre-  ' tion*Of *thO- Minister   nf Tthi. Tn.orlnr  '.  eration within two years from tho date  of the ���������' lease, and one dredge for ' each  five, miles within six years from 'such  date. Rental, $100 per mile for the lirst  year, and $10 per mile for each' subsequent year. Royalty, same as placer mining.      ��������� ' ���������  Placer Mining In the Yukon Territory.  ���������Creek,, river ,gulch and hill claims shall  not-exceed 250 feet in length, measured  on the base lino or general direction of  the creek or gulch,' the width being from  1,000 to 2,000 feet. All other placer claims  shall bo 250 feet square.       '  Claims are marked by two'legal'posts,  ono at each end, bearing notices. < Entry  must bd" obtained within ten days, if the  claim is within ten miles of mining recorder's olllce. One - extra day allowed  for each additional'ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking a .claim  must hoid'-'a free miner's certificate.  1 The discoverer of a new mine ls entitled  to a claim of 1,000 feet In length, and if  the party consists of, two, 1,500 foet altogether, on tho output of which nolroyalty  shall be charged, tho rest of .the party-  ordinary claims only. ,  Entry fee, $10. Royalty at tho rate of  two and ono-half per cent on tho'value  of tho gold slilppod from tho Yukon Territory to,bo paid to tho Comptroller. ,  No froo minor shall receive a grant of  moro than ono mining claim on each sop-  orate river, creek or gulch, but the same  miner may hold any number of claims  by, purchaso, and frco miners may work  their claims In partnership by filing  notice and paying fco of $2. A claim may  be abandoned, and another obtained on  tho samo creek, gulch or river, by giving  notico and paying a foo. -  Work must bo dono on a" claim each  year to tlio valuo of at least $200. ,  A certificate that work has beon done  must bo obtained each .year; If not, the  claim shalP be deemed to bo .abandoned,  LEFT IJSf  CHA'RGE  "By Thil "Bryce '���������   '    ,  Copuright.'iws, by T. C. SlcClurc  ;'Now, Sadie,", said Aunt Deborah  Warner,to her ,niece, who had come  down from Chicago to puss u month  at tho oldi farmhouse, "I've got 'to'  .drive to town tills afternoon to sign  some law papers. You'll bojef't nil  ulono In charge for three or four'  hours. Do you think you'll be'scarod?"  "What willcthere be'to scare me?','  askfid the girl of twenty, who was  swlnglngiln a hammock.   ,  ','Why, nothing'ut all.   If a tin peddler, comes ulong, you'want to shake'  your head before'ho has time 'to get  down  from, his  wagon.    If  n  tramp  stops  and opens''tho gute  you  he reached1 the.ljnrn, a Tew rods below  the house,' ho turned In n'nd was qiilek.'  Iy lost to sight: Sadie waited with  beating heart for ten minutes to see 11  he Intended to advance upon tho house  from the bnrn nnd take her by surprise, but as time went on she made up  her mind that lie'liad come to stcs) liny  or straw instead of household olfocls..  He must bo driven away just the same,'  nnd she was the only one to drive him.  .Vunt Deborah depended upon her  GEOLOGY  Of Fish Creek and?. Lardeau-  Reports.of Geological,  Survey.   .' '  i,  v (Continued dom Inst wool;)   '  CUtOUl'.  tl.t'hcl-.'.xjI-.NM'Si.f veins,, iB not con- '  di.sive.     The   galena   vein" on   the  Ciitorion ioo idently  newer 'than tlie  Cri toi inn quartz vein.   On "the other  hand it ivcut oil' liy a   fault parallel  to limbic, lipid   by  the  Eva So. 2  vein. 'These f.-p Its" aie likely, to liave*,  been foi mod   at'tho   sumo time.- r]f.  thi.- ii, fo, llie Evii >To. 2 miirt be later  siderably relieved to, Iind the man lying nt full length on a, scant bed of  hay. I'obbcrs.do iiot,geiierall.v"take a  daylight   nap  'before ' robbing,   nnd,  . ...   must   _ ���������,  him toSnn,e,rC00nnSTj'������U*sCn" ���������* "?t,0n i'tb������ufih tho "mJooked wayworn and  vou win nf��������� in J I3!' ^ a'Tn(1 d������S , "onion-lint disreputable, his face ns far  nnd iT ��������� rZ     ? 1tllofll0������S0 of.course,,  as she could see it was not evil look-  ������h,J.   L, (''l01 ,t0 ������"t0r ���������V-������U Jl,8t  'lne- re''-"''I" "owns Hot.ii robber.'     -  - - ...^^ , stnnd^rlght^up.to him and  tell  him * , "Are'you-vou  a  robber or oi lv a  frit m'iner*0 OGCUp,atlon ������������*, ������ntr* by a;   jou ve got a loaded gun In the bouse    common   man?" . |���������,���������,|,e������l   tne  glrf ut  ��������� The boundaries of a ciaim may bo de-   "*" .���������,? A       "-      ,     ,',   '  ' '     lnst ,,s sllc I'l'KgoiHIiCshotglHi.  tLorfri.?    Sbe"Sli"r"tly 'Sl)ivo,;ed at'tbe   V ���������y mm, looked around Villi a be-  .,,���������,,'';,,���������;    .,, , ', ,   ,       *   wildeied air, and-it was-a minute bo,  I, guess that old* gun behind the fore lie vaguely replied: <���������  closet door in my-'bedroom has beei., ��������� ,*<i Bll0&, Vm only, a .corn,  loaded'for the last ten, years. Uncle  Elisha'-kept It loaded for owls before  he died.', Don't shoot n robber'uunless  he comes to rob and can't be persuad-  ed otherwise, and then shoot nt his  ._  __ ���������   may  lined absolutely ,'by having a survey  made'and publishing notices In the Yukon  Official Gazette..   ,* -   <  .Petroleum.���������All unappropriated, Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the North-west  Territories and within the Yukon Terri-  tory; are open to prospecting for, petroleum, and tho minister may reserve for  an individual or company having machinery on-the-land to bo prospected.  *an area of 640 acres. Should tho prospector discover oil in paying quantities,  and satisfactorily. establish such discovery, an area not.exceeding 610 acres, in- i-i___ ������������������,, ���������,.... , . , , .���������"- ���������  eluding the oil well and such-other land ,egs-and Slve hlm a chance to,live and  as may, be determined, will be sold  to* * reform."  the' discoverer at the rate of $1.00 an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate as  may bo specified by order-ln-councll. - ���������  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  ��������� February, 1001, - , .- . - ",-".  ,   c , .   JAMES A. SMART  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior  t tlon'i'of^tho.Minister ofTthe-Interior.  ' *' The lessee's right ls''confined to the submerged beds; or bars,* of "tlie river below  ...  low water mark," and subject to the'rlghts  of ,all persons who have,*:or.who may, re-.  . ceiye '-entries for'bar diggings or  Dench  claims,  ,except *on   ,the   .Saskatchewan  (   River,' where  the lessee may' dredge  to  -.'- Iiigh.water mark on each'alternate leasehold.',;' J.'       -      l    ,,.     <��������� -,     ���������        ..- . .  The lessee('shall have,a "dredge" in-oper-  atlon w.ithin one season*from the;date of  ������ tho leasejfor.each flv-p-miles, but-where  a perso,nrior company lias "obtained'more  than one, lease'ono'.dredge for each fif-  -teen- miles- or fraction is, sufficient.  Rental, $10:per annuth-for* each mile of  river leased. ..Rojalty-at.the rate of two  and a half per.cent-collected������on the out-  ' put after It exceeds'$10,000. -'-*","  .    Dredging in  the Yukon Territory.���������Six  ,,leases of five miles each,may be granted  to a free  miner for a term  of  twenty  .years, also renewable.  , '    Tlie  lessee's  right  is  confined  to  the  -'Submerged bed or bars-in the river below low-water mark, that-boundary-to  be fixed bytits position on the 1st dayof  August in the year of the date of the  lease. .   '  ,  The lessee shall have one" dredge, In op-  The Eevelstoke Nayigationik Ud  .'*       " '    -    _;_!  t,  ,  ,\ TIME TABLE   , *  ,', ,   ,. . *-  (During season of high water.)  Leave Eigiit-jMili: La.vbi.vg ?-ich(i'  TUESDAY AND. FEIDAY at 6 a: m.  *,        ., Leave > L'a Pokte each'���������  ,.-,,'*  TUESDAY AND FRIDAY, at 2 p. m.  SPECIAL,i'lUPS -will be ina'de lie-  ti\ eeii* elates"? of "~i*cgular ''sailing" when-  e-tei'bifsiness.ofVeied warrants same...  The Company reserve the' right to  change time and days of sailing without notice. .',-,   -      ���������'^..- r- Siv*  A'. FOKSLAKDr/c." D  Tl      "        Muster.  raon  man,  ���������������������������but ,1 want to rest, and I'm 'so tired,  and I feel"���������   _ ��������� t ,       * tl     r .���������    '.   .  '���������"It wil^be myotility to^shoot you,'you  - Itno'w.'if you'don't move on." , ' ''     k  '  '-'"Yes? Well, I"don't cure ranch."  "Hut I'll onlj- shoot yoii !n' the legs  - "n,,-- t ������������������������*   ,     .. ,. \ - ' -    and J'K'S'Klvo you a chsince to reform.  '������,nwoJ-.������ < '-" '6 refUSeS t0" Do -T011 u,,nk J:������������ c������l]Itl reform after  go away. . t .    _        .      being shot in the leKs?" '   "   ,      "  In ^c" v" i- you-m"st, -?oint the ������������"' . "I-I dunno, but I'll try mv hardest,'!  Ind In'w, 7 " ^"t.your eyes, said the trespass>as he atru-gled to  tharenort" 'aJ' " y������U ^    bis f0ot   "However, I think I'd rather  ff.,rn,   ,������������������   ',,'    ,.,"    -^ , have a doctor than a dose of birdshot  'dPnnrh*,��������� ������ ������������ "T,^"' Vebor^'s .M J'ou'rf your father-or any one else-  departuro a tin peddler drove up ,to   about-aboiit"��������� .     ������������������ "  ^XA"}  *?1.���������  *e had -bard1^    'He(lurched and staggered and col-  , lapsed, and Sadie let the gun fall to tho  ..floorland'bent ov.er him'. It wasn't a  .minute before'she discovered,that, he  was burning with,fever and shaking  with ,-v chill at the same fine, and all  further thoughts of robbeis and shooting were, driven from her head. She  brought him water aiid hUer on stopped  a farnier'drivitig by and got help to  cmove"tho stranger to the house and  put him\to bed!   ,.,"-''  '.'lie's no  tramp1,'" 'said  the,country  doctor, who was.called in.    _     .    -  '"lie's some college fellow probably,  ward the livn niiinv'This, 'iiiinu is  (ifl en --n id to boon tho wesl erii con-  ' tiiiiiiilion of the I0va lode, miicp, if the  lultcr cfosBcs 'the river,,!his iV about  '.vhoio it blioukl. be, found, but, this  bt.ttemont does'not, admit of direct  proof.' Mc tliis as-it, limy, (it, lie*, in  the same mineral zone. 'I,'hc vein,  houcver, so far as seen, doc not pos,-  Vest, sie.it 'iegiili'ii'iiy��������� theiuby iiiiikinj;  evploitution moie iliflicult. \'V\u-  v.i I lies arc^iol evenly distributed.' In.  ���������..iino place1*, the oie in (>f cvcoi.linpal  i-.oliiie.-s, spcci in en.���������> being ol.t.iiiiid  that aie full of .c'oaisc gold; at othei  'points'lvalues  are' low.' ��������� Theoiu con-  settled. >->ttIo development lias been  (loneomlio silv.*r-lrtid veins-, thoupl.  soint'itio ( "pi('iiii������iiig-ln.i|,ihg. ' The  m.ik aliciidy done on tlio quanz ^ins  bus shown a  con.-idembli*  i v        *,  halted his rig Jliss Sadie was shaking  her head at the rate of forty shakes  a minute. He called out that he had  added  mouse, traps  and  washboards  TO   YOUR  PRINTING  ,~ y\-������������������*���������-*,-iM/'i,wlth"n'rich"dad*behind him, 'who's'bcbn  " f Jk '...P������    lmakinS a''walking tour.   lie probably  ������������������l'EmMfoQ "' g0t S01lk0,(1 '"'.that Uuinderstoriii'jes-  terday,'sjind he'll bo in bed for four or  r five days as ii result. Here's your littlo  romance, "aiid" if you "don't make" tho  be-s^ot it'j-pu're a queer girl."  '   That  Miss   Sadie   Davis  was  not a  'queer girl and that she did make*tlie  ' best ot it was prced a year later. The  diagnosis  of   the   doctor  was   correct,  andftlio tourist with'the rich dad was  taken v into  the   house  as  a   sunnier  boarder.    Tie 'took   advantage  of  cir-  cum-atances to "woo and win and ti._-  unto himself a  wife and  to  preserve  .the old shotgun as a souvenir of their  first meeting. -  s"i.*.fs"-;;of white, f-omctiiiies .' watery.'  (jtiaitz tilth 'a sprinkling- of galena,  .'^cndOjfpyjito nn'd chalcopyrite. The  follow, apparently very pine, gold,  occuis withjhe. sulphides, pai ticulai ly  .ilongtidc the blonde, though''olten  ttith tho, galena, and also, scatteied  through the qtiaitz; ' Jlany "of the  i ichest specimens aie in -contact with  ���������he 'phyilitcs, and one, was seen in  which an'inc]usionrof phyllite was lt-  -elfjhi-ipi-egnaled wilh gold. The tqn-  ���������.t.impmillat the mouth of Jlpiihinick-  ���������jreek, connected'with fchcjnine by an  icriiil tiam,'.is operated 'by watei  power froni Jl en hi nick creek, and ha-  tioa'tcd oome oie, "butlit'v.a^- net in  operation when visitedf The ������ein-  'n.itlcrjis mined.was put through tl.e  liiill���������.ippaiently diluting the n'cli ok'  \ith i^l.ngc amount]pf Icm maleiial.  .Mthough nu concoiitd.iting.'. wa.- t\t'<rrc  the extiaction is said to have beei/lio  per cent of the. \allies, showing -that  these qies are amenable to stamp-mill  treatment,' and_ that1 most of the gold  is'fiec. ^I'lie opeiations. so far conducted on"this gioup, how^voi, do not  .t'l'ord a .basis' on which to estimate  olio values "of the gold oies ol Kish  liver camp.~-  H-atei i art ,���������  tonnage or  oil1, iiuieh licing 'of j,orc| guuie.    '|-]le  veins hit ve been   Miown   lo'have c-n-  liiiuity I,ii.|)i lionVfiitiilly in d \eiticil-  l.v.   'At Ihi-'d cj-e.= t   point nt which it,-;  ha- lie. n fc, n   iy   ihe' \alf(." .**. nnd at,  'he doci'ii-r point    h'elmv   tho  actiiiil  ���������jurf.ice ol the gif.iit (I yet r ached (100  fi'ot on the Ciiteiion, p ob.tbly   deepcr  j'li the i'.^i) th. ��������� clinuiclei'  of   the ore ,  ll'lll.'l     ||������      III   (*h   |tlLr( ,'. r  ).,,       ,v> '  "tainp'/ii ul.-    v,.il',()(.n   tU-ii[i  whether the wh,  e or  tf.u  of.-.tlie vein-mattoi 'cm. ' be 'pr. t.t.il.lv  lie. ted ^Ii so, ihe fuiufc/.i the vimp  i-as.-iii.(l   flut eveii.i 'only the nVJ.er  portions ol ?,the, \eins 'can be tiered:  1 ifriliuyinfill a^ higiras'they ,-ue faitl u>'t  saiin'.h',  en of u I   iiia-iiageimiit.   jutlg-  vincnl, :u-(l iho '(-lcecsiiidi- c'f tho oie, "  , "W.V, b" o.\| (d(d io b .iiitode.! Ij.At-  Ie.i������b a hni^niiisuie of k:cci.*-s.    J ioiii*'���������  tho chai'iicte'i ol   tho'depi-.-ii.- it i- evident thin theie alwi.y.o-cm.-Imi posoi-   ���������  ��������� bilily  of .-.(liking   rich   -ickets. and  s-  that fm I her \eiiis   mav 1 c encounter-'"  1 'lit  ( d,,ihi*K-liy adding to, the pio.-p. cts of  the di (net.    ��������� .' '.   ' '  L' (To be Continued.)     , '���������      ,- a  f ���������   n I  0REST FIRESy  .    ^,    f  The Power-of k Look.  Nothing is more charming- than the  straightforward, look   wliich. indicates  that a woman is in complete possession  of herself, confident of her own powers  and  strength,  and docs  not   feel   the  need of looking hither and thither tor  a way of  escape.    Soft and  melting  ��������� eyes, flashing eyes, brilliant eyes, soul-  1 fill eyes, are not in it with the eyes of  diiect gaze,   particularly   if  they   aro  shaded by lids which are rather large  and heavy.   Many a hostess is popular  because   she    looks   directly   at'  her  guests, and each one feels the mark of  "���������her special, favor.    Another  woman's  .failure as  a  hostess and.a conversationalist may arise from the opposite  course. '  'Have it new and 'up-to-date    ,  Get good paper and workmanship by steam power  ,Get your Printing done from  on New Presses  No matter what class of printing you require we can do it for you  i Loose leaf accounting systems a specialty  The Kootenay Mail Publishing Co..  Limited.  REVELSTOKE, B. O.  'ABE YOU A ROBBr.R OR   ONLY A COMMON  MAX?"   INQUIRED THE GIKL.  ,to hV regular stock, but forty more  shakes discouraged him into passing  on.    '  Twenty minutes later she heard the  latoh of the gate suddenly click,, and  she dumped herself out of the ham-'  .mock to find a first class specimen of  the   Weary  Willie advancing  up  the  path.   She motioned as Aunt Deborah  had told  her to. -v She -motioned with*-  both hands at once, but the tramp paid  no attention.   Ho was within five feet  of her when she cried out:  "Stop where you are!"  ������������������'That's better," he said as he came  to a halt.   ''I'took it from your flinging  your arms about that you had St. Vitus'  .dance.    Any cold wittles which want  'eatin' up?" i  "Sir," commanded Sadie as she drew  herself up, "I want you to understand  that I have a gun!" ,  "Just so, little one."  "And it's'loaded."  "Persactly. A gun is as harmless as  a rag doll when it Isn't loaded. I'd I some 60rt of nervous disease, while  like to change places with the gun for j onl- oC J,'000 ff'-'-s who had not been  an hour or two." taught to play the piano only 100 sut-  "If you do not at once go away," con-     ferei* ���������������������������  ���������������������������������* manner.    The result of  tinued   Sadie  in   trembling  tones,   "I     ���������lls investigations  i.s  Hint  the doctor  recommends the study of the piano  should be postponed till aftor the ago  of sixteen.  Clilldreu mill (lie Piano.  , It used to be considered that it was  a good thing for children to be taught  to play the fiiano; but, if theie be any  truth in the statements made by a I'.er-  lin doctor, that certainly should not be  taken for granted. Among i.000 young  git-Is who began to learn the piano under fourteen yeais of age COO'wore, so  tho doctor discovered, the victims of  shall be under the painful necessity of  shooting you."  "By ginger, but what a heroine!"  laughed the tramp.  He understood the situation. He  knew that she was alone and ready to  be scared into a fit, but was making  a brave bluff against her womanly  weakness. There -was a strain of chivalry in his composition. Stepping back  and lifting his greasy old cap oil bis  tousled hair he bowed and said:  "Fair miss, please observe that I  gracefully retire and give you the victory."  When he had disappeared down the  road Miss Sadie congratulated herself  on her nerve and sat down on tho  steps of the veranda to look for a mad  dog. Aunt Deborah had said a mad  dog would come next. There was a  slip somewhere, however, for it was a  robber that showed up about forty minutes aft"'' the tramp's broad back had  becoro-i only a dot against tho sky line.  Tho-vobber came from the west, walk-  in*  In .the middle of tho highway.   As  Lnllier  und  Slinrlnf*;.  "It always makes me tired," said an  old barber, "when a man tells mo to  quit wasting so much time rubbing in  tho lather and hurry along with his  shave. If ho only knew It, ho is laying  a sure foundation for a chapped and  sore face. The reason for using soap In  shaving is to remove the grease always close to the skin and on the surface of the beard. This cannot bo dono  without rtibbinu' It well in. Many persons who shave themselves do not understand this and wonder why they  have sore faces. They blame the bay  rum and change off to witch hazel'or  something else. Rubbing tho soap In  well makes tho board soft and pliable.  It also lessens the chances of the razor  slipping. Always rub tho lather well  in with tho lingers, never with the  brush."  , OTiii-it, oc(,'uuki-..n-ci:s.- .  r-uart/. veins occui   on a number of  other  claims.'   The  Cholla   group is  being, developed     by    the   Imperial  -yndicate.     The     veins     sometimes  stand upjikc  stone  fences above the  -ofter phyllites.    On the  Copper Dollar and the Kingston \eiy large masses'  of quartz occur which, though  of -low  guide, should be of  economic importance if  they contain   (he .values thcy  iic cieditcd v\\ith.    At. the   Beatrice,  on the divide between   iMohawk cieek  and the North Fork of Lardeau creek,  about six or fcveu 'miles  from Camborne and live thousand   fecf above it,  is a promising  looking ve n of (puut/.,  one and  a   half   to   four   feet wide,  he.iv Iy ii.inoializcd "with   medium to  \ery  tine grained   galena   and  light  biown zinc blende intimately mixed, a  c-visiderablc   quantity   of    \ciy   fine  cr.iined   tcti.ihcdi'itc   and   pyrile   in  bands  thiough   the  oie.    The ore is  said to cany thiee to  eight dollais in  gold, up to 280  ounces  of  silver, and  '20 per tent lead., A shipment of  2S0  tons l.iwhided to Forgu*-on   is  said to  have yielded a substantial   profit, notwithstanding the long haul. A second  similar vi in   and  a  quart/.  \ein containing fiee gold  with  a  little of the  sulphides also occur.    About '100 feet  of work hits been  done on these vein.",  but the main opciation   has  been the  miming   of   two   tunnels   fiom   the  noith base  of  the   hill to eventually  tap the silvei-lend and qusulz veins at  depth.  Thc^country rocks nie slate and  pliyllilc so carbonaceous as to blacken  ccrylhing they come in contact with,  sti iking'about 2!)(i dcgiccs, angle (J,r)  di-gioes ninth, but much contorted,  lollcdand slickenhidcd.'^ fn the same  b.isin are several quail/ veins which  innv be auiifcious.  Elk Com|'aiiy"s' Mill Destroyed'  ���������Narrow Escape of Rev-''  elstoke Lumber Com-  I At  } pany's Mill.'*   /     -,-  'Two Inn dud thousand dollars worth  of1'"lumbei, including ��������� the - entire  ���������-eason's cut of the .Elk Lumber1  Manufacturing Co.,* together with the  stables ������ncl many ofthe smaller of  the mill buildim.?, wue hi.rued on  Satuiday night. '   ,  ,- Pernio  hud  a   n.inow*  escape from ,  forest lircS.  Owing to J. Miiisaii   liaving sta ted  a fi e at, his ranch  near the Eddy mill  on *\V dne-diy   tht*  whole   neighborhood  was   cnd-uigeicd   by   the wind -  which spiang up  The distie.-s whistle  fiom   the  boiler-housi*   biought help  fiom the city, Supt. Ki.patii k kindly  giving tho use of a   S| .cial  t ngine to  take,people out to  the mill, w) ile tl e  (ank^'of the tender  was -al-o emptied  to   1 clp   in   chicking   tlie   Hie.'   >"o  buildin.s   weie  damaged   though at  one time  the  pioj city wn-in serious  dangc-i.    I". fraser's   home   was  also  thicntcncil     and   the   spaiks_  were  diivcn into the lower town to such an  < :.tent as to endai-gcr buildings there.  The chemical engine  was  sent out to  help.  In the cast end of tie town a fire -  also spie.ul fion. some =1 root clearing-  and it was feared would . ndanger the  ICmpiie Lumber Ccinpany> mill. The  fiie biigade tinned out to suppiess it  and woi ked nil afteinoo"n.  f-UM.VAItY.  ft Tho foicgoing des-cnplion will il-  liistinle the chaiactcv of Fish river I  ciiiup. Two classes of ores occur���������  si.\ci-lead oies earning a small gold  value, and gold qniti t/.i'oics carrying  veiy small quantities of the sulphide**  found "in (lie silvei-lead ores. /Kvi-  1 donee  lcgarding  the  iclativo ages of  POLITICAL.  The IMontieal t$tnr^lit.d- it has such  a jioor case against the Laurier government ihut it has to ii'.-ort to pub-  li-hiiii' liogu-. letters by Hon. Clifford  Sifton. N this tlie low-down ideal  ofjoiis'.un join mi linn ?  11k- Lillocit by-election is   fixed for  Aug. Sth and polling on the 10th.  ,). A. Macdonald, leader of the liberals,  is taking a pei.*onal hand in the con-  tc-t on l.c-half of Sio'ddiirt, the liberal  candidate, whose election seems  as-iired, and if so it mean- the defeat  of the government.  A. K. Mathrson.i of I'rincr-All crt,  sus : "The Xoilhwrst Territories  mil go moie scihd im Laurier thai)  cer Lefoic.dcs-pite all the talk ar.d the  rcpoits published in the ron*-erMitive  picss that at the n(.\t diction the  consensu i\cs will come out ofthe  we**t with a big rnajoiiu. 0, all the  scat? in (he teiiitt.iios the conservatives will got but two and the rest  will go for the goui t>ment l.y large '  majoi Hies.'' y J  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  If yoti think y'ou  would like  to start        ' i       '  TAKING   PHOTOGRAPHS  just call and see-the variety of  KODAK  ���������CAMERAS  ij -i  ,'AT THE     ,  CANADA DRUG &  ���������;���������   BOOK,CO.   ,  They keep' all   the 'necessary  supplies and chemicals.  *i '     (i '    i  Call, or send a post card for  Catalogue. ' ������������������ ,<  ,   .BORN.,    '  .llucitins-���������At itcvclstoke, July 17th,  ' ' to Mr. and Mrs^T. iliighes,  a-,son.  SMELTER  TOWNSITE  ,      DIED.  Shown���������At Kevelstoke, on 'Saturday,'  '.July 23rd,  Thos.  Allison   Brown,  aged 3J years. '       _     .   '  jFak*vi:m.���������At Kevelstoke,  on"Satur-  day. July 23rd", Robert Bruce  Far  well, aged *I7 years.'  Buy your Lots  now before the  raise  ���������' '     '  .    Sixth, Seventh, Eight, and  Ninth Streets now being  surveyed, which consists  of all lots between   City ;  , Park and Town.    , ,  REVELSTOKE INSURANCE AGENCY  y y  LIMITED  '"��������� - V ,-/���������  ��������� ."-/ 'Agents.  Local and General.  'The Harold Nelson dramatic company will give ti series/if entertainments in Revelstoke in September.  ' The horrors of' lS9-t-0(l are being re-  enacted in Armenia, -where the residents arc being massacred and subjected , to ' tortures - by the frantic.il  Turks.' V ,    \ '  I F. Frasci',- gold   commissioner,* rc-  "' turned.ycsterd.iy from ,an .inspection  of the -trails   tlirougli'lthe Big Bend.  T. .Downs.,,'trail ,,foreman, "returned  "with him."     "   ��������� ~ *      -"  r      ��������� "��������� K  George Gol 1 smith   has  disposed--of  the balance of his interest in   tho Big  Showing on   Fish   Creek -'to   Messrs.  LeaskandCo.     The' Scout Group, in  'which he is inteic-tecl, is looking well.'  Clara Bidvvell  McDcrmott, 'of   Port  3'criy, Ontario,   vvill  apply  to parlia-  oiiont at the next  session   for a bill ot  divorce   fiom   her   husband,   George  Burton McDcrmott. formerly  of   Port  .Perry, but ut   present   a   rancher   at  Golden. 1'.. C.  Bert Mclntyre, well-known in Revelstoke, was killed in Bossburg as the  result of a shooting.afYair for which a  '3111111 named F. Taylor is under arrest.  > His father lives at Kiiniloopa,o and he  lias two brothers and a ei-Uer, and two  uncles residing at Notch Hill.,  Regulations for dealing with grazing lands within the railway belt in  IBiitish Columbia, .were suspended in  IFcbriiiiry, 1 '.)03. Several application.-  yiiave been received for leases and the  .regulations have again been adopted  for a period, not exceeding 21 years  ���������and no leases to cover a greater area  ���������than J00.000 acres.   Two years'notice  from the minister of the interior will  cancel the lease. Annual rental is  Jixcd at two ceiits an acre.  ��������� Washington, Weather Bureau' predicts a big storm'in the mountains  between now and August 4th accompanied by ' cold weather, which will  damage crops, and'there will he much  rain. This will be followed by warm-,  er and drier weather toward, end of  August. '      t        '  Sir William' Van Home passed  through here on .Thursday, night, on  his way to the coast. ' He was met  here by Supt. Kild.itrick, who accompanied him to Kaniloops.' He -was  there- joined by Supt.' Marpole who  occoiiipanicd him to Vancouver..  Another accident'occurred at the  Revelstoke and *,JIcCnllough'-Crock,  Hydraulic Company's mine this week,  Mr. Macfarlane, who is visiting tliere^  having been carried by his horse into  the canyon of the 'creek aiid kicked  on the breast with the result, that  se-ver.il'ribs arc believed' to have been  broken. ��������� "  There is an enormous demand for  houses in the city at present and it is  probable that from thirty to fifty  moie could be let were they available.  The opportunity is an excellent one  for those having money to invest.  Several people wishto move to Revelstoke from other towns but are unable  to do ao because there is not an available house.  Another accident occurred at the  Revelstoke and McCullough Creek  Hydraulic Company's mine a few days  ago. A bhu-t wa* exploded when a  rock went through the blacksmith  shop, -severely cutting Mr. Gillespie  on the face. , He succeeded Mr. Sibbald in the manaeement of the property on -hi= being disabled 1-y his  recent accident.  Doctor  That wc are competent  in the art ol* dispensing.  We' have his confidence.  We Jiij.si.st him hy carrying in stock all the latest  drugs and chemicals:  by carefully preparing  and ctimpoiinding his  prescriptions : by delivering promptly all  prescriptions left in our  care.  For th.-<-o roii-oii". f.nr imperii.tion  I null! l.n- ������ro������ri rapidly- for tin'-'*  p.-,i-ou-- wv. rf**.ro-*triiHy J.**k ff.ryour  patron.-.','.:. I,"i.v������ us ihn nnxt pre-  ���������.cripti.-ii. r.rt'-ll \011rrlortor t'> lonvo  u 'The 'RedCross  RED CROSS  DRUG STORE  C. .\. AiiAM-J, MfimtKcr.  the x secondary symptoms/gout, rheumatism, carbuneles,.etc'. ��������� Hardly any  disease is so little understood, and at  the same tiinc so insidious and dangerous as Diabetes, which, according to  the highest modern authorities,' is  curable after all, when ticatcd in time.  If interested write "to' the 'Diabetic  Institute.'St. Dunstan's Hill, London,  E.C., for free information.      "      nA  Spratt's Dog Keme'diesT^a full line  ���������Canada'Di'ujTSrBook Co.  -' Read C. B. Hume &*���������- Co's advt. on  first page of this issue.     , ' ���������  ' Messrs! F. G.' Brown and McCoy  have arranged to open a cigar store  next the''Union' Hotel,'and D. ( McCarthy is erecting'thc necessary build-  ' . f  'Sotivinor post cards,, albums Viuul  photos, at Canada Drug & Book Co. -"  ,' Sir'Thos. Lipton says advertising  means "A business not a chance." .' If  you _want to establish a sound business get your advertising in"the Koot-  i's'ay Mail.    -   . '  UprLht Piano for rent. Revelstoke  Insurance Agency, Ltd.  Castile soap���������pure���������li lbs', ''bars  25c. at Bews' Driig Store. , ,  Insect powder���������the'1 kind that  smudges,���������Mosquito Oil for prevention at Bews' Drug Store.  Smiles, the famous author of "Self-  Help" said advertising _ is "The life-  blood of prosperous trade." "If you  are looking for prosperity advertise in  the Koote.n-ay Mail. '  Business Locals.  Everything for baby���������foods.* Feeders, soothers, nipples, etc., at Bew*-'  Drug Store.  Most iii'ti-itic line of velvet pile  carpets squares ju������t received from  England at R. Howson & Co'c.  .M(.*-(|tiitocs complain that it-i sure  death for them if you bum Insect  Powder���������the kind tliey sell at the  Canada Drug A- Book Co.  John E. Wood i" bu.-y unloading  two cars (if furniture.  Gladstone .-aid that advertising i*  ������������������im I'lK.riiiou*-, power and tho l.e-t siib-  ���������-.ti tutu'for the mint." If you w,int to  make a mint of your business- gut and  keep an advertising space in the  Kootkn-ay M.vir.. TliestoiiriiofbusiiK'.*-.-  rnachinory is good printing. Get  your printing at the ICootcnny Mail  Oflice.  KltEE to the public, rich and poor,  fifty dollars reward to any ono .suffering from rheumatism which the Hot  Springs fail to cure J-'or particular.-!  address Mrs. E. McDugall, Niiklisp, B  C.  One fif the most useful Institution*  of today promises to be Tho Diabetic  Institute of London, f-jtiiblishcd fur  Hoicntilic research into the origin,  cause and   treatment of  Diabetes and  Social & Personal.  H. Bews left thi������ w-ek on a visit to  hia old home in Ontario.  yMr=. W. M. Lawrence and'Miss  Grant left Tuesday for Winnipeg.  iir. and Mr3. Be-A-s returned Sunday from a viait to the hot springs.  The friends of J. D. bibbald   will be  glad to learn that he   has  shown con  sidprable improvement this week.  Morris Anderson returned Thursday from his trip to Swceden. He  left his daughters in charge of Iriends  there and brought the boy** back with  him. '  A Revelstoke resident who h,is just  been to the coast informs in that no  gentleman iu legal circlM is held in  higher .v.t.'cm than Jo*,eph Martin  .since he quit politics. His integrity  and Ability have earned for him a  rrput.ition which anyone ehG in Ins  profe-sion might envy! and his practice  i������ increasing rapidly as a result.  A dance will be given under the  auspices of the Baseball Club on Aug.  3rd, in the Opera house.     The dance  Moscrop Bros..  Sanitary Plumbing, Hot  VVater & Steam Heating.  Pipe Valve Fittings,  Electric Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  Electric Fixtures %���������% Put In.  Second Street, Revelstoke  should be well .attended. ' Golden  plays lacrosso-hero in the'afternoon  and will bo tondered invitations. Refreshments will bo 'served by " tho  Indies in charge Tickets can'bo had  'at lied Cross drug storo and Roy  Smyth's.'        ���������  .,.    7   fire. ^ ;; / ,,,  "At 1.30.this morning'tho lire alarm  boll rang which quickly biought tlio-  lirc'bi'ignilc'und a number ot citizens  to the conflagration. Jt wus found to  be in tho kitehon of tho rosidoiico of  .Mrs. D. Robinson on Molvonzio ' Ave.  Tho lire had gained con-sidoniblo headway ,beforo? tho arrival ot tho brigiulo,  but, hind nnd persistant work on their  part soon got it, iinile'i' control. Tho  damage by 'lire wmh vconlinud (o'tho  kitchen", which is badly wrecked, and  tho main part' Of, tlio dwelling'is  damaged; by smoke, While -the-  brigade were lighting tbo . Haines,  willing hands wero busy in ' removing  the furniture to u safe pjnee. t" Had  the lire occurred during thoprovailing  high wind of the evening-before, 1.110  chances of.'extinguishing..it would*  have been materially,, lessened, and  other buildings in ,close proximity  would 'have- been iii.'* great" danger.  We understand ,��������� that the damage is  fully covered by insurance in,one of  the companies represented by 11. N-  Coursicr.   A .-���������'.'.     '"..',  "   Get ;  Your  The railway-com mission 'has-now  under,discussion the .question of the  adoption of ono set'of rules for operating railways'all over Canada. r  The C. P. It. have started the survey  of tho line,between .Golden and Fort  Steele. % '  Notice of Seizure and  '   Sale  \TOTlGK IS 'llEUEBY'OiyisN Unit, umlor  1!> audi by virtiio of three vvarrinils of oxeoii-  tion issued outof tlio County Court .if Kootenav,  lioldou at Rovotslol.-o, in notions wherein A. P.  Cummins, O. Ii. N. Wilkio, nnd Mckimioii and  Sutliorlniid resnuctively aro jiliiintills, and Tho  Uout.lo UiikIo Minini; nud Uovolopmont Com-  li.iiiy, Limilod X-iiability, aro <lereii(tnnts, and to  me directod-iiKiiinst'the Kf)f>(ls,iui(l chattels,of  iliu said (lofoudanls, I have toi-/ud und tulfon in  execution ull the intorost of tho nhovo uninoil  Double KukIo MiniiiK ami Doveloi.iuoiit Com-  puiiy, Limited Liubility, in tho follovviii',' do**-,  cribod miiior.il claims siluuled in (ho Lunleiiu  Mining Bi\i-,ion ofWo'st Kanioiiny District, nnd  known us tho Oltort.-iil niinorul cliinii i-ituutoa  on Moluivvk Crook, tho liuttu siluntod 011 Ijox-  iiiKton Crook, nnd the Silvor Crown,- Sundown  Old Suul and Trilby mineral claims situated on  Sable Crook. ' * -        "..,'������������������',"  AND J,GIVE NOTICE Hint I will ollor fo  sale ut Public Auction ut tho door of the Cour  Ilouso ut-Rovolstoko, II. C.   on Thursday, tho  4lli   duy of AukhsI, 1!KH, nt the hour (>r  tun  o'clock iu tbo forenoon, nil tho mloro*-t of the  said defendants iu tho said mmoral claims  Dated ut Itovelbtoko, 13. C , 29(h July. l'.Xll  W. J. Ij.V\\ ,  Doputy to tho Shorill of North Kootouuy.  KOOTENAY , MAIL .-EMPLOYMENT BUREAU.  Owing to the large.number of applications we receive from all parts ol'  the country from persons requiring  employment, and from employer**,  wanting help, we have decided to  establish the  ICdOTBNAV JIAIL EMPLOYMENT liUUU.VU  A ree-Uter vvill he kepi, of persons  wanting situations and of the p.uticu-  lar class of work they seek, and also of  employers requiring help. ���������  The only charge to persons wanting  Munitions or to employers wauling  help vvill heaOc. to cover cost of adver-  ti.sing. Postage for leplies must be  enclosed. ' Advertisers should advise  us when suited, in order that ii'i.nes  may he removed trom list.   Address;  THE KOOTENAY MAIL,  ,   REVELSTOKE, B. C.  .   WANTED    ���������  WANTED-GIRL or WOMAN lo do  Dining Room and Laundry woi k.  Wages $30 per month.���������Apply at this  office. -  CI 111 N G L li M E N ' WANTED -To  O make Shingles by clay or hy con-  ri.ict. Canadian Timhi'f and Saw  Mills, Limited, Tioul. Lake City.   ,  WANTI3D��������� Geni'i'iil SERVANT  Easy Pl.-icc, aliout f) or 0 hours  workaday.' %'2~> a month.���������Apply at  this office.  WANTED���������A  G.'ii.'i'.il  SERVANT  willing l.o work.'     Duti.'S light.  State wages.���������Apply nt this office.  fJtlKSTUI.ASS EIXIHIWIAN wanted  1} in mill cut ting '.Ut M. per day.  Wagi's $.'{.(10 if s*alis|'aclr>ry.���������Apply al  this offiui*. .  _ ,..'..  WANTED���������A posilion as MINE  ' FOREMAN. First class rclVr-  .���������iic.'-. Gold milling pi cl'ei red. ���������Apply  at K.K.tcnav Mail Office.  ANTED-Experienced    DINING  ROOM GIRL.���������Union Hotel.  w ;,_   WANTED-MILL HANDS���������Apply  to the Big Bend  Lumber Company, A iToivh.'iid.  \UA.N'TICD   TO   RENT.-GeiiLleniiin  *'     wants    furnished     room.    Mc-  K.'ri'/.ie Avenue,   or   East,,   preferred.  Address: X V /,, Mail office.  HANOI I   FOR'SALE  ������. N IDEAL mail'!' RANCH com-  /Y prising 'V) acres. Three thousand  I'i nit livei, 11 im-acres s-trawhciry, three  ,i(.'i'CH raspliciry, 2J acres hliickherry,  ..nil one acre rliiihai'h. Goo!'-,locution,  only half a mile from schooi-;, l miles  fi'.rri station, and 40 miles fit-*. Vancouver. " x  A. S. HENRY,''  Mission City, B. C.  ���������<������������������      '    ������  SUMMERTIME,  keep kqol ,       ,,;.:   . y-  ^~ By,putting on Screen Doors and   Screen Windows. jii  ';     ���������     \Vo'have thoni at prices, within the 'reach ' of 'all. '���������  \   , ,. ,Wo also liavo a good stock   oC',Rofrigorators,'Too  > \  , Grciiln Frcczors-^-mul if you do -not want to liavo n  ���������    ;.'    ' <���������       liot kitchen use a Coal Oil Stovo, from stiL.OO up.    ^  toON'TJfQKG-ET /    /' ",    t   .. .  , >"We also havo a first cIhhh"stock of Lawn .Mowors,  i        , Grass Shciirs, Gitnluii lUmi)nnd Sprnya,  ;W;,"M.:.LAWREN'GE  " Foit all Kinds ok Haupwaim:./ '  j  Union-Made at ^^  *���������..(,, .ij''  MoKENZIE AVENUE,    '     '-       ' NEXT TAYLOR BLbOK.  '���������     \  '- , '���������'"-   '    '-''"*':'   '-:     ' - ,*'   1.'    "    .    I .." l ' - -     ���������,   ''-'  The only place 111 town < you can got it. -   _    -  .OUR NEW.  ers  . Akb Oi*i:n Foit Yooit Inspection.  T7110M   Hich  ColnriniM  in   null  unit  ���������- l '  Koiini Deigns to Dninty Uliiiniliar  EITeets   our   Stock  unit- I'ricua should    -  ,   moot tho'most oxiicliiiK roniiironioiitii.  Ri Howson & Co.,  Purnltupo Doaleps. Picture Framing.  Undertakers Si Bmbalmers. r  p .  j#, and> "The; Kootenay/ /;!]  -.Expeditiously '   - #  ��������� ' ������; '- *-,' ,  "���������Executed at *  ^a)l Office. -  They are Fire Proof!  BABBIT YOUR BEARINGS VVITH  CANADA METAL GO'S. Babbitt  P. BURNS & CO.  ���������    '   ( Wholesale and Retail  .   .   .   .Meat Merchants  Head Office, Abattoir and Cold Storage:  <-^^BSB*''Calgary, Alberta  [Succofrisor lo Dr ('urry.  Dentist  Gold Crown and Bridge  Work a Speciality.  Dental Parlors over Bew's  Drug Store,  MACKENZIE AVE.  WAH   CHUNG,  General Store and  Restaurant Keeper  A Prime Stock of Urocorics, Fruit,  Vugetnbles.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS  Try our Tccd Sodas, Tco Creiun, Strawberries and Grcnin.    Can't be  beaten in the City.  FRONT ST., REVELSTOKE.  Chas; Sam Woe  vVASI-HNG,  LAUNDRY'  LABOR CONTRACTOR'  FRONT STREET  (Opposite Joss House, Gold Hill Hotel  building.  Mi  'J  m  THORNTON,  Painter, Paperhangfer  and Sifn Writer.  Estimates civeii fur nil kind-- of limu-o iKiintinR.  Orders for Pii|iurliniiKiNK "������(1 KulsomiiiiiiK will  receive prompt attention. .  ADDRESS : P. O. UOX 2T-2, or    ���������  SECOND ST., Behind C. P. R. Shops.  Orders left at J. W. Boimott's will bo  proi.ij.tiy altunded lo.  ';  "'ll  A. E/BOAK  lias opened,in the Cowan  Block   tlie  best makes of silverware and cutlery.  Agent for Raymond Sewing Machines  Pianos and Organs sold or exchanged  I RD STREET,       -        -      REVELSTOK E  it -'���������  .*��������� - r  ���������Ji  ?,,  V  '- t ���������; ,.  rf���������-i- .r.r*t\r?f-  . -* t*s^v^-*-Jwo*t-F?>������'.***''������  ���������V" ./<\>Pp  ���������_'������, ���������y,'c-^-'...'j;;4T.,������.��������� .��������� ���������   "/-J  ���������If -


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