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 n  / (,-  M^-^-������������������-~_  /  Vol. 3.���������No. 8.  "HEVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTEXAY, B.C., JUNE, 13, 189G.  $2.00 a'Year.  ON TARIFF ANOMALIES  'CURIOSITIES OF  PRESENT TARIFF  DISCUSSED BY AN EX-M.P.  Local  and   National  Affairs Touched  ' Up for Electors -Present Leaders  --How National Debt is Increased  by Scandals���������What the Remedial  Bill has Cost the Country.  A large number of electors assembled  al Peterson's Hill! Wednesday evening  to hear D. G. McDonell discuss Unpolitical situation.. The chair wa-  laken by H. N. Cour.-icr, who atonce  p!���������o'cceded' to call upmi I he speaker-.  As notice had been received thai.-Mi'.  Mara's fiMilr.il coniiniilee were una hh'  tn make arrangements for :i speaker to  oppose Mr. Mc-Donel!. ,thc e-hairnian  slated thai "anyone wi-hing to .-peak  for Mr. Mai'a would have an oppoi lun-  ity tn addre��������� the'meeting^  II. A. Brown ������';n Jii'ii introduced.  Hi- spoke of I In' ilnti"--. of a representative to tin- people and .-aid if they were  not fulfilled tliat i e-prescntalive should  lu> discharged. He coiilra-t,cd tin- mail  service   to   Hii,'   Bend   at.  VAh cent- per'  'mile, and Tront Lake al WU-enls, with  that of Cariboo bv the B.C. Express  Co. which wa-..">tJ cents  per  mile,     lie  ��������� next alluded to the appropriation for  the canyon,,and how badly the people  had heen hoodwinked. The obstructions t.o the river hetween Arrowhead  and, Revel-tokc were touched upon,  and'so was the tact of tlie appropriation for t he river hank here, ..which,  though crediL'ed to ,.M.-.   Mara,   rightly  , belonged fo.l. M. Krllie and 'L'iieodore.  D.i vie. He shewed how Mr. Mara had  fought i-ii'llier for the C. P. It. 'inteie.st  than for the people'- in the matter of  the Columbia River biidge. Mr. M ira,"-  actions in,the matter of public land- i(i  this vicinity w.-i> 'well exhibited and  the voter-'li-L re\i-ion mailer ventilated. By Mi. M.ir.i's action-, -aid Ihe  speaker, t.wo-iiiii d.- of the people were  di-rraiichi-cd and he did not r.ii-e his  \oii-e against.'it. eu-.thegerryiiiauiU'riug  of Cariboo  sp, cell" amidst'" a'npl.V.t-c.'     T)l  here calk-d fori"iniTroM<- U'.r". Mr.   Musvfe-  ' to i eply-    Nil file responded.  Mr, ,M< iioMi'l in''i:tl'-;;"m.-/'-lo the  chairman's/call; sii'il hi- w.is.-on.-y there  was no one again-t him a- he thought  open discussion lieneiited i ue   elector.-  to 113 millions. The Govermnent  claimed that this was expended , on  public works. Connected with almost  everyone of these there had heen a  public scandal, and when these wi'w  totalled up it would Ik found that no  incon-iderable portion of thi- debt  represented moneys corr.iptly used by  contractors and others connected with  the Government and would in some  measuie account for the presentational  expendilme of 38 millions.  The abuses of the superannuation  system were exposed by the speaker  who then instanced siich rase.- of  corrupt ion a ud bin idling asOnderdonk'.-  conLract on the C. P. U.; Larkin. Con-  nellv & Co., at Esquimau, which included, also the two' Me-Giccvy'- and  Sir Hector Laugcvin; the Tay canal,  Cufran bridge and olheis, ami quoted  Judge Rose's words when senlencing  Tout McGrecvy. lo prove the charge of  corrnplion,'which were."\ou have  debauched the electorate   of   Quebec.  Helen ing lo'l he Remedial Hill. Mi,.  MrDonell said thai the comnry had  been put to the expen.-e of '$7."j(),0iK) on  account of this measure whicli wa- not  yet .-etlled. Tin* -peech nl the Minister  of Justice was quoted to show that  parliament was under no obligation to  do anything whatever in the mallei.  The vl.c llaiing course of the Guvern-  nieiil on tliis question was in marked  contr.ist'to the fearless sland taken by  Mi-. Laurier, notwithstanding lh.it.  everv inlhienee of a clerical character  was 'lieing ii ������ed to defeat him and ihe  Liberal party, pari icularly   in   (.Ain-hec.  Con-iderable cut bii.-iasiii was i ly.-iictl  by (he leading of (lie following telegrams; the 'speaker stating that ibis  w.i- a bin ning (pie-lion on the coa-t,  and'ihe Liberal candidates there were  a unit in opposition lo the mipoi taiioii  of MoiigoI.au labor :   . <'  Vancouver, May 23.���������To Hon. W.  Laurier:���������Do voii tax'iir 1 c-lrict ing  Chinese immigration, and re-erving  Cana'da for Canadian.-'and not for the  'Mongolians. Answer at I'iiy expen-e.  -      J. C. -McLacan.  Montreal, May 25.���������To J. C. Mi-  Lagan :���������R.-lricling Chine-e immi-  gi.itin.i ml a que.-lion ��������� in the ca-t.  V.ews of Liberal party in the \\e-l will  pr.-V.iil w'.tli ine." ' ' ,  WlLl'-l'ID LaUUIEH.  NORTH KOOTENAY CAMPS.  Interesting Items From ' Uleeillewaet,  Big Bend and Lardeau.  13IG  11EX1).  The' Columbia ' Hydraulic Co. have  got all I heir pipe in and watei turned  on. - Everything is working satisfac  toiily. Twenty-th:ee men are employed.  Me.���������rs. Hill and Jo-elyn left on Wed-  ne-d.iy for Fiench Creek to look over  some properties, there.  Mcs-rs. Kiikup and Rowers, representatives of-the Fiench Creek and  Gold Stream mining companies, . left  Revel.-toke Friday to look over flic  ground.- controlled, by them." There is  hardly a doubt but I hat the properly  will bear any investigation, and a  beginning is sine to be made (his fall.  They were accompanied by A. Cato  'and T. Duggan. . ,���������  ���������He   approached  .hit  su-  .���������el    from     a  The Uleeillewaet Picnic. . '  Tuesday l.i-t the.good   folks  of   llle-  cille-.\act"ii'i:.'i!ged in a fudic  thai .will  j be a .sl.l-ul mi I.'f .sncii  'fe-li- lti-'s  for a;-  I long   li-ne.      Tin'    p'u nic,    wh.i It    was'  ' orua'-ix-d and ablv carried, I iirnugh iiy  j Mi. "Joli'u JJiu.bt.'look place a thi.- hnii-e  ,   .    .,    ,,,.    i about a mile  and   a-iialf.   east,   nl    the  Mr. Brown c..nch:..eU    l.i.- i   (i.���������|K    A> _,  m (l|;, ,,;���������, ,,.v   ;U; .cx^ eileiit ���������  eliai*'. i,,:lt.fi wa--<-r\ed in ti.e f������''.-en Castle���������  a .-iiunu.er uo'.i-e of bough-' Jyijlt for I lie  iicc.i.siii.1 ��������� villiler.i,iH������..di.i e.eri-m "i 'Mi--'S'  iNellii-Marshall."^sliivva^el'-t t.^'l-i-resi-  deul." for Ihe _d.iy." ��������� liv ery.-iie 1 .rncd  i'iiI, from the'bab.e- to ���������l ic gr.md-  uiotheis. while the Can von and Donald  -eiilLonliligeiil.- thai helped to inc. ea-e  both th" crowd and'the jollity. The  weather lalher spoiled- the outdoor  spin t, but tin- was more than made-up  for bv Ihe geiieial^good.feeling .'.ud the  willingue.-s of e\er\one lo do hi- or her  share toward the common fund of  anm-eiiient. A travelling photo/rapli-  er took a picture of-lh" group, lo -vhich  thi- timclv-arrival of Ju-tice Scott with  Jii- rifle and gri/./.ly pelt-added a vitgoi-  ous to'uch of focal colin.- In the evening a--dance in the old Merciiar.!..-  I Intel prolur ^ed the fun to the " wee  sma 'oor-.".'Unf.irlunalely. ihe (lerk  of the. weather"-eemed to have tried  his worst, for thi- occa-ion, buj' ihe  affair wa-.canied through with a spirit  that seemed to defy the element , and  all fell, that warm thaiiks^w ere due Mr.  Doubt. President Nellie Marshal! and  the other ladies whose efforts helped so  uiateriallv lo it.- stirces-.  Hritis-h Columbian sl-u.iL.oint and   not  -from a party one. 'and' contended   that  ���������raiuUdate.s public character was a' fair  subject fov;"iliscu.-.-ion.    lie  -aid, there'  \vcrc luadVr.s of I he Conservative- party  >'\vhrch he ha"d admired huti it   was  not  ��������� now the case.    He-poke  of Sir  J-  A-  AlacDona'.d   and'Sir John   Thomp-on  with admiration-,~;tnd  chew  attention  to the way that-Mac-kiMr/ie^'Bowel!  had  ��������� 'been u-ed by, a- he" hail   termed, tl'iem  him-elf,    "a    nest    of    traitors."-- ��������� lie  coulcl   not   speak   well   of  Sir   Charles  Tupper, and quoted  th" 'expiession   of  the IVrontO Mail, where he. had   been  termed. "The prince of political cracks-'  men,  and   high   priest of jobbey  and  corruption."    Il.c  (McDonell)  did  'n������l  use the-se''wc'irds, thev w  those of Sir  Chas.- -Tuppc-r's   own   friend-.      With  regard" \o   protection   beneliting    the  r<i,untry In'  read   an   op"ir let let    frian  ' furniture    inanufactui ei .-���������which   Mr.  King'Dodds had said was  built   up   by  protection���������which    stated'    that     the.  bu.-ines- of the country was never in-.' a  worse-condition.    Other anomalies  of  proterXion w-ere  that   it   di-ci iini.iated  . again-t   Fnglish   good.-   and   did   not  - protect  labor.     While- increasing  the  co-tof almost everything the working-  man had lo purchase, it.did not protect  him ag.iin-t the importation of   cheap  la.bor.   -Soiiie'of  J he   vagaries'   of   the  present   tariff   were   presented   thus:  The duty on   reaily-niacle  clothes   wa-  :;."> per cent., while rags were free.   Cut  nail- had.au inipo-t of 7.">r. per i<K> lbs..  and sawdu-l was free.    On gum   boot-  ��������� a diiiy-of $1.-"jO l>er pair.wa-placed, and  you can gel (ill lb" -ea .veed  you   want  free.    Hats and cap-   are   charged   MO  percent.,    and    Imise   hair   was   fiee.  You  pay'(-aid Mr. McDonell) So to  !J0  1  ]ier cent, on coal oil, and   you   can   get  lecche-'in free.    Hlaiikel.-, foi your bed  Wiper  cent,,   and  .-kelelon-   for   your  do-el-free.   To warm ycmr-elf you pay  :iO per'cent, on slow'.-and if  you   can't  gel. one, yon can go   to  alio! her   world  with ft;ce ar-enic, and they even follow  you with duliestolhegraveaiid charge  ���������10 pel cent,  on   collins.    j'rol -it ion   in  thi-country had   resulted   in   fiee/.iug  out (he  small   manufacturer  in   many  line.-, and (he foi mal.lon of  Irn-t-  and  combines of which I lie cotton  combine  wa-     an     illustrious    cxa-npl".      The  vicioiisnessof coin hi ne-w,i-exemplified  '     in Ihe ca-e of Ihe   big   piiliniaii   strike.  Jl was mere hypocr^y for llie  Government to talk of pieleiential trade since  they vvi-re on iccoid   in   parliament  a-  voting   .igai,i-l , Davie-'    (1J. K. l-laiid)  rcsoliiliou vvhicli eiumciale.l  Ibis   very  principle.    The speaker   I hen   r.-IVrred  tottieen'or;iion i increase i:i,I.he M.-ilioual  i\r\>\,.since J.S7.S  -a n, increase ii mi uniting  ir.i.iccir.i.KWAUT.  It, is reported that the aerial tram  will be built very soon. It'will beover  two miles in length and reach from the;  tunnels on IhcLaiiark and Maple Leaf  to the railway track by Mini's tunnel-,  two miles ea-l of here. The mines can  be well and i>iv!ilably worked by thi-  means. -       . i '    '   ,  The Albert. Cinyoi'i trail is now in 12  miles with about 7 men employed. "D.  Wol.-ely contemplates'finishing it by  the 15th. The prospector-are in ahead  of the road, and -ay (he Norlh Fork  camp will -oon be heard friiui.  Waller Scot Land Andrew Skog-trom  got three li".r.'.- on their trip to Fish  Creek. A. Mc-ilae got another at I he  edge ofoa precipice, and had to jump on  it before dead to secure it.  'A man named Johnson was hurt by  ii'timber on the bridge to ' the east of  here.    He in i ecoverii.'g.  ' u  lAltlJISAU.  Th" Kootciiay.Giiiel has been sold lo  Winnipeg parlies.  , Things are������-iively here, wilh a large  amiiili'er of men working on l.'ue Fi-b  Creek wagon road. Fi-h Crock . will  iiavea big boo.n thi- year. , '������  The's'.ea.ner Lai dean i- now uieeliiig  all riaiiis at Arrowhead. She is, by  lar, t'lie'preblie-L model in   th" con.il r.\  OUR NATIONAL ANNIVERSARY. ���������  Revelstoke will Celebrate Dominion Day  Right Royally.  La.-l week il was asked in these  columns "Shall we celebrate Dominion  Day?" This week, owing to,the energy  of the committees and the generosity  of I hedlistens, it is cerUin that we will  celebrate.  Thecoinmiltce on ai rangemenLsha ve  ,laid plan- for a big' celebration on the  Fir.-t.of fuly. They will include horse,  foot and bic,ycle races,, .shooting and  base-ball matdies, and all khids of  athletic sports. Already a con-idei-  able amount, of m( y has been subscribed, and all who have not been  ��������� calledon.-ire requested loa.-sist. .Should  everybody help in the matter a day's  spurt, will hea-sured, the like'Of which  we have not had for a long time, and  will allow the offering of prizes sufficiently valuable to induce visitors to  come from all the surrounding towns.  Remember! Revel-toke, July 1st, 'sXl,  for a Dominion Day celebration. '  '   "     Local and Personal Briefs.  A Chinese special went through^,  Thursday^about 10 p.m.  About 50 passengers arrived on   tlicj  .south branch Lniin Saturday evening.  1    "W. Vickers left yesteiday for K.-uu-  loops with, the two prisoners sentenced  for stealing.  1 Pie.slivteiiaii diurc.li : Service tomorrow evening at- 7:30 ; Mr. Geddes.,  n'lissionary.  < R'ev. Father Peytav iu'will celebrate'  mass in the Catholic cliuich at 10:80  a.m. to morrow.  7! Cliurcli of England : Services at  the usual hours*in the new church  building tu-iiioiTciw ;   Ke\.,F. Yolliuid.'"  ���������Attenlion is drawn to the notice.re  disputed l.-.nrK in the rail way- belt.  'It looks as if this in.irter was at last  settled,     deal bodies move, slowly. ,  E. Toombs arrived down from the  ]>end yesterday, where be has been at  work for the Columbia Jhdrauliu Co.  Mrs.. Kill I'ouniP anived  home' this  a" long    visit    lo    Cali-  other place.-.    She  was   ae-  From Down River Points.  THAI I. ckf:isk. ������   ,  On June 2nd, at Spokane, at tin*  regular monthly meeting of the shareholders in the Le" Itoi mine, a dividend  of 5c per share, aggiegating $25,000,  was declared; Thi.- makes a total of  $175,000 paid in dividends since last  October.  On Thursday, week, the machinery  at. the Josie was started and worked  satisfactorily. The; shaft is pumped  out to a depth of 10 feet. The shaft cm  the north vein shows 5 feet of shipping  oie.  A new ore body has heen discovered  on the -St. Elmo 150 feet from the  north side line.    <  The tunnel on the south vein of the  Mayflower .-h >w.-2H'eet of clear ore.  Galena, is being displaced by iron  sulphide but gold and silver values are  being retained.  J. 1J. McAilhur has seemed an option  onifonr claims on the divide between  Bear and Champion Creeks. A payment of 5 per cent, on the bond of $50,-  000 was made and theii transferred QU������  D. B. Bogle on behalf of an English Co.  Ko*sland record offices receipts for  May amounted to $5,000. Mr. Kiikup  has now two clerks to assist him.  The While Bear owners have ordered  a 0(3 h.p. boiler, hoi.-t and pump from  the'Rand Drill Co., of Quebec  The bond on the Red Mountain,  which adjoins the Clilf, ha- been lifted.  In the new camp, near the junction  of the. Columbia ancblCootenay rivers,  the Waterloo and Apache have been  bonded by the Cariboo Gold Fields Co.  CYCLONES AND FLOODS  CONSIDERABLE   DAMAGE  DONE I  WESTERN  STATES. '       o  Chamberlain   Speaks  oa   Commercial  Union at the Chambers of Commerce   Meeting���������Toronto. Board  of Trade   Furnish   the   Keynote  '    of the Debate.  morning hmil  lorni.t, aii'  i i  ���������far. ihe'pivLlie-l, model in   th" i-ou.ilr.y j i.,,,,,,,^, hv ilftl. sisU.���������  ^f:^r^^Y1::^1  "(Cvv?^ Tiixpayei^should'n.'t forget that  to  ���������lM���������]der���������-.Meiih.-nnick   L. o-.    ohewdl ;','?.,.������������������. ���������*   fl���������. w ,1,,,7.   ,;���������    filvr.s  Win.  House,  A Good Beginning.  McNeish, of the Columbia  Golden, anived hi town on  I'uesday afternoon, lie is on hi- way  to Trail wheie he has emisigned a lo  ton shipment of ore from hi-' mine���������  Hidden Treasure.. The ore goes ex-  tremelv high in copper, and- uai rics  silver and gold. It cost Si).50 per ton  to fieight ihe me from the propeitv  to Golden, and ^(i per ton from thereto Trail. -The Hidden Treasure is  situated on Spilliniehene mountain,'  about -10 miles -oiith of Golden, and  assays as high as Gl per cent, copper,  i? 10"gold and y oz. of silver. Mr. Me-  Neis'li has sold an. interest in tlie inine  lo the Mildicll-Iiinis people who are  coiini'uted with Home-Payne. The  ie developed and  .smelter to  resume.  ply regnlaiiy ibrmiLrhcuil .thei sea-on  lietween ail points on the N./J. Arm  aucl will cio .: lushing bu-iues-.  Blackwood, of Winnipeg, ha-sent in  fi\ mil to build a ferry   boat on Fi-h'  Creek. , ..  'The' Fi-h ('reek waggon road hit-  been let out in half-mile section- to the,  following : W. T). Armstrong, R. J)ore,  I>; Biowne, Angus McKay, Hani Hill,  A. fl.-lni.-in. A. Olseu', J. M-lcy? Wmi  Glenn, and A. 15. Co-sar. The road  begin- al the edge of. the townsite, sroe-  Ihrough Fi.-h Creek c;anyon and is ���������">!.  inilei" long.-    l'  > TKA.VriPISHS.  la������di-:ai;  Feb. 25���������Koolenav'Slar.    Kal," Scott,  toW. B.'Dennison, one-tenth, $1.  April 15���������Kootenay Chief.    A. MeUae  to ��������� Blackwood, all, $1.  .May 11���������Silver Bow.   Fool & Kincaid  'to ��������� Dunbar, bond, $10,(i()0.  May 27���������Bessie.    Kate Scott to R. 15.  *Mi-Kechnie,    one-eight h, $1, and  'one-eighth I<>T." Dry-dale, $1, and  one-ei:ditii to  W- B. D.ivv-on, $1  get aeivantage of t!ie.ieb,.fe mi tuxr.s  thev should be paid on or i,efore June  ;iOih.      ���������  A good    cigar   after   diiiner--vvhat  luxvirv !     Buy    from    Burthwick   and  will  ike    no   others.  Order  *  Mav  -Tra;-: el  and    Hunter.       ���������'-  Wagner to G.  A.   Bigelow,   one-  . sixth, $1.  June 5--'v,i acker Jack. T. Kilp.it i ic-k  to R. 10. Kincaid,   one-third,   and  one-third to W. B. Pool.  TltOUT laici: ���������  April lo-.-Gleiig.-irry1. J. D. McDonald  to Kate Scott,   one-twelfth, $100.  May 5���������Old Sonoma.    Guy Barber to  H. Hopgoodancl W. IL Caldwell,  (ine-ipiarter, $125.  May-O-O'.d   Sonoma.     T.   Fdw.-.rds  lo C. Mol.-on, one-half. $1.  you  early.  liev. Procunier anived fiom Kaslo  yesterday. He will occupy the pulpit  at. t.he jfethodist cliureli both morning  and evening. The evening service will  be a Masonic one.  0  Send in your order for a home cigar  to O. Bdrl'hwick &. Co., Kamlnops.  They make- the .celebrated Interior,  La Morena and <��������� Pride of Kamloops  cigar. ,     ,  ' Sir Charles Rivers Wilson, the  founder' of the Egyptian finance  scheme, and now President of the  Grand Trunk' Railway, passed through  on a special, Monday afternoon.    .  W. A. Jowett, of the Nelson Mim-r,  was in town in the fore pait of the  week. He said.in the cour-e of conversation that Boslock would have a  majoiity in Nelson, and most of, the  Kaslo vote.  Tom Tavlor,1 mining recorder at  Trout Lake, returned on Monday from  Kaslo, wheie he'lias been transferring  'the iccords from lliat division into his.  He speaks in terms of piaise of the  manner in wliieh lie was received.  ��������� W. Co wan is getting a bicycle track  made on Douglas .Street. If- will g<>  all round two blocks and .be :| of a  mile in length. Jack Sands has taken  the contract to plough, grade and roll  il for $15.  >Mr. MobcihvC. E., a brother of the  man who disci'ivered the   Rogers   pass  , srj)i:.tx.  The new mill and tramway at the  Washington are working well. The  mill is turning out it- full complement  of 00 tons daily. o   i  li. C. Rodel has bonded a g interest in  the Promcstora, Cariboo Creek, from  his partnei-, F. II. Bourne and N.  Demai-, for $20,000.    '  Concentrator-are spoken of for the  Mountain Chief .and' Reco mines this  summer.   - , ',  .Over 250 men are prospecting  iii   the  Lemon and Spi inger Creek sections.  ' There are 300 Lous of high grade ore  at the Knterpri.-e awaiting shipment.  A terrific, storm of rain and hail,'cyclone and Hood1 h:is visited several  western States). In ���������southern Kansas  on Monday morning, a seveiehail-toriu  destroyed thousands of acres of coin.  In Nehra-ka, on the siuic day, floods  swept out bridges and railway tiacksi.  In Howard Comity alone about. $100,-  (XX) worth of damage was done. The  town of Lynch, Boyd ' Comity, was  wiped out by   a tornado ; no lives lost.  A tornado struck JUuising. Mich., ou '  Sunday and was followed bv a terrible  rain and wind.  Ac the Union Stock' Yards, Chicago,  considerable damage , was done, and  pecks of shells and numbers of turtles  were picked up in Hyde Park.,  sssssirtJNEKAI..  Considerable attention is be'mg^paid,  by the,South Kootenay press, to UK'  'fact that'tli'*' NVeliington-mine���������one 'of  the few propertiesin the Slocan worked by Canadians���������has., imported a  number of miners fiom the East to  work for $1 per day and board above  -rround. and $2 per day and board  below ground. With the exception of  an attempt made by this same company  .some year.- ago. this is the first time  an effort has been made Lo introduce  cheap labor into this parted- Kootenay.  The Blue Bell mine closed down last  week and the Pilot Bay smelter, which  it feeds, will follow suit tliis' Week. It  will not start,up until one or two new  stacks and a refinery are finished.  Ifis reported that for Silver King  stock, par value $5, as much as.$11.50  has been offered. The new smelter,  which it is said is netting $2000 per  day, is the cause of the'raise. , c  Hewitt Boslock ha- arranged Lo take  up Kaslo city debentures lo the value  of. $:J0,000. Kaslo will now put in  water works and electric lights.  A dailv passenger service was begun  between Spokane and Nelson'on Wednesday.  Water is rising rapidly in the Arrow  Lake and tears are entertained for the  buildings on the lowei level of the  townsite of Nakusp. '       <.  The freight on the Columbia is taxing t he powers of the steamboat company to the utmost, but up to the  prc-ent, they have succe-sfuliy handled  all the freig'ht that offer-. On Monday,  week three steamers and three scows  brought down 0(K) tons of freight, from  Arrowhead. In addition to all this  freig'ht and the coal for the Trail Smellier there a i e-several thousand tons of  coke for the Hall Mine.- smeller on the  wav in. "  The* third congress of the chambers  of commerce of the British Empire  opened in London on Tuesday. Rtt  Hon. Joseph Chambei lain occupied the  chair. The hall wa- filled ,wiHi delegates from all parts of the Empiie,  those from each colony being' grouped  under their own banner. Canada had'  two tables, the others one. Mr. Chamberlain addressed the meeting and pie-  dieted the closei connection between t  the old country and the colonies. He,  discussed commercial union and imperial defence, and dwelt upon the  resolutions of the Ten onto Board of  Trade which'stated that ".The ad van- ���������  tagesto.be obtained by closer union  between-the'various portions of the  > British Knipireare-so great as to justify  an arrangement based upon the principles of the fi eesi. exchange of commodities within the Empire consistent with.  tariff requirement's incident, to the  maintenance of .the local government  of each kingdom, dominion,,'province  or colony now fen-mihg part,of the.  British family of Nations."  Commenting upon the above tesoln-N,  lion, Mi. Chamberlain'said its adopt ion  would establish  immediate and practically free trade throughout the Empire.  Tlie meeting finally passed' a resolution calling for an imperial conference  to devise ways and means for closer  trade-relation's hetween ' England and  tlu> colonies. , >  luopiM-l.y'i.s now to  in.iv    cause    the' Golden  I uue 5-Old .Sonoma. Agreement to j and who represented Cariboo with  sell from Hopgool, WsonA.- ('aid- j Lieut.-Gov. Dewdney, vyas in town  well   to C. Mol.-on,   o quarter, , early this week and left for   Uossland,  Starting the Season.  Geo. Laforme, the picne-r packer to  tlie Big Bend, stalled up the liist ,  (rain of the.s".isoii on Tliui.-d.iy. .June j  11 tli. How much later tliis season i-|  than last, may lie judged by noting!  that tlie first ' train la-! year staited.  out mi May 25th, over two weeks!  earlier.  L.'ifoime was accompanied   by   Pete  Levesipie,    Arthur     Pcllctier.     Louis  ���������S 1.500.  June 5- Phillip-burg.    0.  Mol-on to  Cariboo G'old Fields Co., all. $15,-  000.  Jiine'5    Broadview.  to Caiiboo  Gold  $20.<XX).  June 0���������True Fi���������lire  I uiprovements.  P.   M.   Walker  Fields Co.,   all.  .    Certificate'of  Benoir, and Walter   Phelan.   and  (rain   was   coni|'os"d   of   ^0   head  horses and   mules.     About   7.000  of   supplies   vveie  cariied   up   tor  \nr oils camps.     The    i.iiiini    H'i|>  occupy about, 1 2 days.  the |  of;  lbs. ;  the 1  will !  Metal Quotations.  New York, .jiiuc. 11.  Bar silver '.   Copper (Ib-okeis pi ice). . .  Lead " "     ....  ...fW,.  .tfll.12-  s 2.DU.  Monday.  An impromptu dance, one of the  ju'liesl held in (own, came oil' last  evening at Bourne's Hall. AUut, 15  couples attended and danced till  midnight, when suppi r was served.  After supper, dancing was resumed  and kept'going till 3:--f0 this morning.  Everyone who atlteiided was much  pleased. The Hour and music were  excellent. Mis. Edwards, of A liert  Canyon; and Miss Nodell, of _ Vancouver, wcie amongst the visitors  pieseiit. Cieat, credit is given to the  piomoteis for the success of tlie  all air.  Lost Four Fingers.'  A sad accident occurred at the ltev-  elsLoke mills, Wednesday morning at  7:30, to Dwight Ross while running  laths at the saw. ' Wli'en uearing tlie.  end of.the piece it ran up on the saw  and carried his right hand with it. S������  badly lacerated was the hand that- Dr.  McLean considered it necessary t������  take the/our fingers oft*. Ross is now  resting vve.ll and is suflering very little,  pain.  A. McGUIRB & CO,  SALMON 'ARM, B.C.,  General Merchants and Dealers  in all kinds of Farm Produce,  Fruit, Hay,  etc.  "Write for jiricc- and  vvu will vrmu-Aiitce yon  sut isfacl ion.   Mu.cu Cows kok Sai.k.  Another Pioneiir Gone.  Reports to hand to-day state that  George Siitherlaifd, ihe well-known  hotel keeper of Donald, has gone to his  last resting place. George was a genial  soul, of a   truly  western  type,  full  of  ATTORN 15 Y-G KNER AL'S    OFF1CK,  June 10th, .2.9.96".  NOTICE.      .  Disputed Lands tn Railway Belt.  Kootenai/ District.  Lot", Group I., Townsite or Farvvell  ���������Original   grantee'.   Arthur Stanhope  Farvvell.  Lot 7,   Group   I.���������Original   grantee.  Gu-tavus Blin Wright.  Vole histrid (Kamloops Division).  ,     Lot,Sl.'l. Group I.���������Original  Grantee,  humor and bonhomie and  loved by all | (jt.,���������.g,. IJ.ihun Martin,  who  knew  him.      He   has  lived   and I      I,ot,52(). Group I. -Original   grantee,  1 Guslavus Blin Wright.  stayed with Donald since before there  was a a Donald, as he came there in  188-1 when it was known as Ihe " First  Crossing of the Columbia." Hi- fi tends  are legion and -his- pre.sc!!ce_i!i.U'������-'������,d  will be missed. He died on Thursday,  and was buried Friday Evening.  A Good Proposition.  An ex pi ess room is now being id e led  to the baggage room at the station.  Bi:vi:i.stoki: FutxiTrm-: Kaciohy  Ciowlrv A-Co. supply de-.le'- and sioie-  kevpers Willi lie.l.ling, c-itu .:e.-. '^'d  lounges, spring lied-',.' etc., al..-figure's  below iiiijv.rters.' Send t'-.r ii.rice list.  Cjipiisil,!' Central .Hotel.  I leveisti.ktv  The Cemetery Trustees.  It lias been ordeied by tlie Dominion  Govermnent that villa lots N'o.'s 'jl  and M.S.. at Heveistoke, be set apart for  cineteiy purjio^-s, and inasinu' h as  Bevelstoke is an iinim-m noi al ed eoin-  iiiunil v the lands sliall be vested in H.  N; Coursier. merchant : John Abra.-  1 h-nisoii.      liotel-kee.jier : '   ailii    ''���������    ���������'���������  Information Required  The B. C. iron Works are seeking a  remission of taxes for 10 years from  the city of Vancouver conditional on  their building a inaiine railway and  other works for the manufacture of  mining machinery.  The estimate for extension of works  On Satunlav last, a������ Surprise are $100,000 for marine railway: $1 23,-  liapids Joseph' llarklev was drowned. 000 for extension of present works tor  Hisbouv is missing, and though search making mining machinery such as  hasbe'en   made,   it   has   not    been   io- ' concentrators,  stauip^ ...ills,   hjclniuie  coveier!.    All lixeuiiei. or , ple.aliol.t    pipes, c..mp.������'Ss������.r.s, ete-   etc., and Si 0U,-  . he, .iver I.  ...e .e,p,e-.,'d lo keep   a    000 for additional working ������'M'"'-  lookout  foeI.    Ai.N  info....alio,, de.iel- The .,..npany ....vv em^oy   ,,ver   100  i������������������ to i,s reeoverv  'will   be   gratefully ...in.-n ������.n u capital of si ,(,,000 and ... ode.  .a.^novvled.'ed ������������������ i.V " Jl.    H- ''llurkiey, ' ������'1"'' !'������w conditions ot things exj.ect  to  I^.urne; merchant.'a������"triistei's I lieiel'oi. ! Dmiaid, B. ('.  employ double as many.  Lot 1!I7, Group I.��������� Onginal grantee,  Gu-lavus Blin Wright.  Lot52'.), Grouji L���������Original tirantees,  James Ml-IuIo-Ii, William Bell Wilson.  Lot 452. Groii|k I.���������Original grantee,  "George Bvrnes.  Lot 52.").'Group I.���������Original i<i-antee,  Charles Edward  I'eny.  Lot 528. Gionp I.���������Original gi-int,ee,  William Arthur Beddoe.  Lot f!Kt, Group 1.���������Original grantees,  .Simon John Tunstall, James K^Call-  bieath. .   .  Arrangeinent-s having been made between the respective Uoveriimenl-of  the Dominion of Canada and the Province of Biili-h Columbia whereby  owners of lands in the aliove-uaiiied  di-tricts deriving their liLlc- thiough  original grantees from the Provincial  Government mav oht.tin coufiriuatm v  "rant- of said land-from the Dominion  Goveniim-i.i. notice is hereby given  that all persons owning lands us afoii'-  said are reeiucsfed lo forward llieii a|i-  plicat.ioiis for suc-h grants forthwith to  the Ulliler-igned. together with their  title deeds ol authenticated copies  theieof. ill older that the -aine may lie  examined, and relea-e-and -siurender*  prepared forcxi'c-nt.iot.u  :      AKTilUIl G. SMITH,  y.^l, Deputy AHoriiry-Gruarttl. PAG �� -J.
TEbe Ifcootenas flfoail
i _ vr���
I'i l.l.!-llj:it> AND  HllOI'Klcroics.
Subscription   Price,    $2.00    Per , Annum
X'i' si-itrcn.v in   vnvwci: ' ;&
the rale c:f ���?I..��ll per cuiiiiilli inc-li pur month.
J-'or-jui e-of-jiyuoliuiin niche- (ii- iivcr s|
.     per ini.h per month.      ���  ,
line ll:--t inscition, ."k;. pel- line e.u-h stili-e-
ciiU'iit insertion. The inimlicr (if line-
reckoned !)>��� -pace occupied, M line- lo the
inch.        , i
ItKAIll.Vti XOTICKS I lie. j.er line each in-
-011 inn. mile��� contracted for 1>V llie KKi
.1011 I'liIVTINti (if every kind ,iL nin-t rcason-
ublc rales anil -liorto-t mil ice. '
AtU'OL'N'I'S for job jnintiiiK or .-Klvei-li-iiij,'
pa.} able mi tlie iir-L iif uvcrv imiiilli.
C'OUItKSi'ONIlKN-Ci; on all mallei-, of local
or public intiivst invited ami cai-crnllv eon-,,
sidercd. All eoinmiinication- lo the I-Mitor
inii-t be ,u'ioiii|iaine(t by the mime of the
writer, not, neecssiirily for publication, but
:l- an evidence of kochI faith.
Tinc Kodtkxay M.ur..
Kevel.-toke, H.C.
As will 1k> noticed by tlie transfers
and sales ��� recorded in tin's 'and last
��� week's issue of tlie il.ur'a period of
activity lias begun in mining uncles in
the adjacent camps. Though silver is
not secured in price it is fairly steatlv,
; and has given courage to many investors ,to again pay attention to white
metal propositions.
Money from abroad'is seeking inv est-
nierst. and everything should be done
to encourage it. Companies are incorporating so as to work our quartz and"
placer claims and the more they hear
about them the better, provide;',
always, that it is true. The Mau.
would urge ���ill inletested lo send in'
reliable,, orepot ts of the varioi s \ v -
.pcrties so that the good work may go
on.  -     , 'I
stoke land dispute? 'Would "not the
early settlement of this question have'
prevented your obtaining the lands
you hold except by purc!;a-e from the
lawful owners.
'Again : How is it that yon or vour
company'eould --(-cute public lands in
this neighborhood when intending
sellleis cannot get any satisfaction,
and nie told that if they set tie and
il!lPi(.,v.e--l'ie;v ''"   -s" -;lt their own risk.
A i.ost opportunity, saith an Arab
proverb,-is.-!ike an arrow { sli. t at a
mark���it, does not return. Mr. .Mara
has had his opportunity, lias 'shot, his
bolt, and after the 23rd of June it, will
not, return.
Home-Payne's Opinion of Bostock.
his own   signaliiK1 Mr. Ii. M.
lloitic-Payne has caused the following
lo, be published in the Victoiia
(jfjfoiiist of the -1th instant:',
"Two actions, one' for tfslaij ler and
one for libel, have been instituted
against me by Mr. Hewitt Hysfncl:. 7
will not di.scuss them beyond saving
that my defence vvill~i7e an ab-olute
denial of utteiing flu; slander or libel,
or any intention of slandet ing or libelling Mr. Bostock or imputing anvt lung
against him.' .Sod'ar���as Mr. Unstick is,
peisonally concerned I have nothing to
say. He is a gentleman against whom
I know nothing'and who, I have, every
reason to believe, is a man of the
highest character."     '
Charles Tupper at Halifax on Tuesday.
All the indications in Ontario are for
the complete and ov ervv helming defeat
ol I lie Gov ernmeiiT.
(Sgd) J. S   WlIJ.ISON.
- Kotitcnaiaii:���Mr.   Alar a     and     his
friend- are talking a gieal deal   abort
opening  up   the  Lardo-Diuu-an.    This
work ha- been ;i crying   need ,for  four
year.-, yet Mi. Mara ha- \:i'\i-.-   bothered hinj-elf aboul it until now,  when   it
i-   convenient    to   u--e    'as    campaign
thunder.    lie is making  big  promise's
now,   hut   (hey    luean    nothing.      His
ma-ler the C. P. H. is not yet ready  to
have Lnrcio-I)uncaii_ojiyjed up. Yoteis
should   not   be   fooled,    hut    vote    for
Mr.   Kosiock,   a   man  who,   if elected,
will    lie    a    fi-ee    earnest    worker  for
everything that   means   the   good   of
The Nelson Tribiine is pi-al'ing about'
I he siib-idi/.ed pi-ess of   ICooleuny   and
Ihe'ink upon its own pertid-ioiis( online!
with John Andrew Mara not yet dry.
(M.Ii., MJJ.CM.)1
OI.'J.'K'K in J!. K.itn<air�� liou-o (next J're-bvter-
i.in Chnnh). ('ills by Telephone or TcH-
},'i-aph Jin.miitly at tended u>. Oflieo limir-:
!i:��i to 11 ;i.ni., 1::>(I to i and 7 U>H p m
General Blacksmith & Woodworker
Repairs to Wagons.  .Tools Sharpened.
SHOKIXfi    A   S   KCIAI/rY,       '
=-Uevelstoke, B. C.
Lapps! Hotel in Towa,
Front .Street. Revelstoke.
Rossland Miner:��� It is .-aid to be the
intention of tlie C. I*. k. lo close two of
I he gaps between Revel-tokc and Ros-
laud by. building sf.-uidaid gauge railroad- from Rosehery to Slocan Cross-'
ing and from Roh.-on Io'Rossland. Nor
do the 'company's plans end .it, Ron���
land. It is its intention to continue
the line through to the coast asrapidl'v
���i  i ' at
as possible.
Haircut, 25c;   Bath, 50c; Six Shaving
Tickets for $1.00.
iQsatsd, -Best Aeeommodatlon,
Free Bos,  Rates $1 per (i\.
HKOWN & CLARK,   Proprietors.- ,
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars,   Draught Beer always on tap.
ON'MftTQPRIMPQ   Upper Arrow Lake, B.C.
II  ElUl   08   fllNljU.    : Under same Management
What Our Contemporaries are Saying
On the Topic of the Hour.
'���   Mil. Mak.v  advertises   on   his   committee   rooms " Canada   for the Quia
rJia.u.sj! "i    If   theie   is one man in this
country who should not   use this crv it
"is Mr. Mara, and we challenge   him to
answer fairly the following' quest ions:
J[ow   many American ,captains has
your company employed  under British
subjects' papers 1
" How many employees are you worlc-
���    ing that are Canadians, and how many
Did you not import   carpenters and
others to huilrl  your 'lioats, when men
capable of doing so   were to lie had at
���'.. home 1 t
* ������ , ��     ,
Ts   not   the   very   manager   of vour
coiiipanv an A met lean % ��
Mr. Mara is notorinus.lv an emnlover
of 'alien   labor, and   Iiis   adoptiixg 7he
' cry of" Canada foi Canadians," is the
veriest, mockery. It,is a snare to catch
the. votes of loyal Canadians. Do not
be misled, he would not eiuplov a
single one the more of you, if vim elect
< him. It is a pleasuie to expose such
shams. , t
- Inland Sentinel:��� Tho-e who have
followed the course of Mr. Rostock
since he hegan his campaign in, this
constituency more than a year ago
will have had one' thing .strongly im-
<pressed on them,���that is, the unswerving industry with which the eanva-s
ha- been prosecuted. Ue is a young
man, strong in health, and unflagging
in his tenacity "of purpose, lie has
gone over the whole of thi- iininen-e
constituency, to some widely -cparaled
parts of it, several times, and he ha-
lieen assiduous in the '.-teijuisil ion of
information on all manner of suhjects'
of interest ami iinpoi tance to the u-si-
dents in the various section-. He ha-
livedin Vale only a short I inn- compared
Nelson 7V/7mw'(hcrore):���A political
party is much the .same as a   building.-,
lf.it selects weak  men   for  respou-ihle
positions the result vvillbe the same a-
,if poor, material was u-ed   in   the  const ruction   of   a   liiiildiug.     The   Conservatives in this  district   have   had a
weak man (.1. A. Mara)  forested   upon
them as a candidate and some of  (hem
are unwi-e  enough   to   support   him.
The  result  can   only,  lie   humiliating'
Nelson Trillion* (after):���Which is
nioic likely to lie of -erviee in parliament.]. A. Mara, the Conservative, or
He:vvitl lio.stock, the l.iheial? Air.
-Mara has had 20 years experience in
legislative liodie-s. * * * Air. Boslock
is without experience. The member,
who ".knows the rapes*' can serine
inoiv for hi-- district than one/who is a
" jrieen hand." , o
Repairing Neatly &. Promptly Executed.
, J. R. HULL & CO.
Wholesale    and   Retail
( 1 a
Draug-ht  and   iBotfcled.
Purveyors of Hig-h-'chiss Mea'ts.
All order.- in our. line will he proinptlv
attended to.
-:o:��� :o:-
with those to whom the de-cript i'ciii^ of    themsc
Gold as a Moneys Metal.
��� Will it be possible fur our liionetarv
systems lo surv ve the addition of such
an ovei whelming (loud? Our present
svstcin w,.-"framed to meet exactly,.the
opposite conditions  which now p.e.senti
���\UR Suuioncry ' Dcpart-
j> mciit has been recent!\
enlarged ancl remodelled and
you may now'procureat reasonable prices anvthiny; in the vvav
of Staple and I;ancv .Stationery
ve-.     Its   authoi-
a scaieity, not   a   g]
thev   have    forseen
it of
I he
\\^d in view
;olfl. Could
flit Hie    11 icy
would have; been : 1 igiitened.   The ���',",],']
iasis curieiicv   scheme   now   in
m ~",
paring tile -ame p*-i iod-.     Dmim; i^O
our trad.- with Hrit<iiu  lie^ea-i-d   ��11.
(XHlKK).    while
Thk    Nelson   Wlnnf*   new   hand,! �������'��<��'�� ����'������� ��e-" ly SWl^fUKio g.eaiei
u    ,.       .      ,,     s,,.        ���,,   .   ,,' ��� �� than they weie�� in lb-  -uhsi enieiit   t.-n
savs, alluding to   Air. Akara,   that   the ... i .'
���' ' ' ���        ,       ' yi'-n-.    while   our   unpoits   trom    tiu-
inember who " knows the. topes" can ' fMited St .r.-' were ne.ulv- sl.">,(>'^,ilt|j'
secure more for his district than the 1 greater in th>- latter (en year-;, corn-
one who is a   "gieen   hand."    Thi-   i-
tru'e, possibly, but though it is elainud
*'-Af-fAi'"    .1"   *   1      1        00             , ' (Hju.Ot'O.   while  that    with   tli.-   l/mti-.l
for Air. Alara   that   he   has   20   vears     ...   .                       >,.,...
- -   _���     -            :���;        _   ;,         _       _-,          ] St.it"-sncuM-'d .siti.Cil.ijtO.
experience in legislative' bodies, it can- ]	
not be claimed for him that he has "ot !     ,..
..>...... .       ,'       !       victoria / unr*:���-At    a   meeting   i:>
as imich tor his district--not for him- . Vau.-ouvei Mr. F. V. Cotton olfe. -d I h-
self, but for, his district- as membei- ! follow ing evid,-n<>. of the [H-opl.'s
who have not had onci-i|ti.irt��r iii-t pm-per-ily:
experience. A "gief;ii hand" too.
Tribune, if he is earnest in his eiTort-
to'iepie-ent his constituency and not
11 ini-flf, will very soon '"catch on
be liloie ti-efnl in a little while
the one who "knows the ropes" and
pull*, tlieni for himself. Air. Mo-tock
may be a green hand now, but it vcili
him   after   a,   few
"old fillers" is properly applicable, yet
it is (piest ioualile   v. hethc ]���  l Lei e   is  a
man in the district to-day v\ ho 1-lietter
,know 11     to      the,      pec pic     or      vvho-e
knowledge is greater regarding their j ,.,���������. 't|le v\lit.f c.,iiiiii��i t-i.il nations
varied inteM.sts. He has.ma.le these , w.- dov .-ed and established in' En-
suhjects Ins study, and the people hav e |,m'd in ISUi. flie world's proWucti.m
not heen .-Iowr-to r..<-,.gni-/... that fact, of gold j,,. t���al decide, and U,r thirty
Heha- -ought to piepate hini-elf.M. a.- y.,lt^ Uiet eaflor. avenged but ten
to heof the hest seivicepossihl,. |��� I he ; millions a veai. I'or the" vear IS] Gil
representative   capacity   to   width -he j was   but,   'seven    millions.  *'J'o-dav  the
:'',���,"',,:,���   , ' L Iwi.ild's   output   is    t\veiit\,f:vc    times
ll.is, and befoie the century is'closed
('ohimbitin :- Cioveriinien't speakers ' it wi. I probably be foi tv Minos that
I would have us h,-heve that one of the I when the- cur:cut s_vst<;in, w,ls adopted,
-uli.-idiary olijects of theirii.-c.il policy , In the same peiiod the world's popnla-
vva- to develop our trad.- with Biitaiu . 'ion has ineteased butL'tuo and a-lialf
rather ,tha 11 that with the Uniu-d tiines, and though the expansion of
States. The t'-ict-are that for the ten trade and o.uuucice lias been much
year.- up lo 18S"2 on,- total imports fiom ''ineater than this, it lias lnnped lanielv
oll"ki..il the lising yellovv- st'renm. To
-"tout the matter in aneither way:
U ben. ifter tiie long Napoleonic vvai s,
Englaiid ,ai,,pted Iter pi (.sent'curreiicv
system, about 12.J millioifs of gold, it
!-. e-thii ur-.l. we:e 1 r-(11;i 1 <-<] to enable
her to lesiiuie specie   ji.iy ments.     .Save
! 1-1 i.
H.-A. .I3.R0AVN, .PuoiMiiKTOK.  '-   ' '      '
-    ,, Revelstoke Station,' E. 0.
'       [  1 1
o o o o o o o o 0 o o o TT'oTi 0 "(Toiro o oVroTT & o
.Stpjetly Fipst-Class, and Conveniently Situated
���"   .'Between iBailroad Station'and   .;.;
"���' ���    "Steaintioai
Best Table in tlie Interior.   Ooinmercial Sample
Rooms. ,.   Pire-proof Safe.   Free Bus.   ,  ", ��� '
TERMS:    S2 and $1.'50 per day.
1 7 '-'-."ii-iiin
fi {
T8 ff
���' He held in his haisel ,\u ail , ei t ,m-.
nreiit of a rav -ale oi the |V"i (,\ m, j,,;
Lfnv eriiiiien! in which vvcm- I'   |iri��.-~ of
'delilKJIil'i.t   pi'dpi"    Who    had    l|(,(     liei-ii
1 ahle lo'imike the   i 0n.par.1i iv elv   sm.tll
and ' pa\ mi'iiis to tin- pi i>\ mi lal   11 ...-ism \ ,'
than'      lias the   \,-ii loiia)   I'oli. j    iiiade   \oi(
1 -   -
Portmrai. j;u._��l,;i!tj u.is then the solo
nation inv ���,;)-_' a ^inj;le n,,j,| , si.ijid.ird,
and the diaiu from other lands was so
^i'c-.o th.it. in the I'nited States at
leist. the \hI|i,w metal disajjpcjated
f';otn cueiilati.in entiielv. To-d, y
Hnirl.M'i'i's stock of yold is a naiml 0,0
million-, and that of the L"i)irc<! States
..iioie M.J1; nuli-ori-. Cetiiuiny vn'th
itii! aifriilict c,t/ij  miili. ns, Iju.s'ia u ith
i.etvvc'-ir ti.i'ii  .inrl live bllll(lie(J millions.
and  Pi .11 ce vv uh    11-   S(H)   millions, a'l
.���1 lllbr     the    s ,!ii.-    pi-ieii' menoil of   e.-i-
��� anioi)-- piles ,,,t   n'.'il,   ,mi is-.-d   with u
'In- .enli.i;..     In ,Ji   !|���.   -.v-oitil  the,-,
...Wfeiosalo and Batail \
\ r. ��� BUTCHER.,. j
Bavalstoke Slatioa, .B.C.
���No. 211.
Certificato^ of Registration of a
Foreign Company.
" Covii'A.vn:s   Act,"    Part  IV.,   a.vu
1 A.MUN'Di.vn Acts.
"Gold     Stream    Mining-  Company"
,   "       (Foreig'n.;
1 touristereil tlio :��)tli day nf JTuy, ] mi.
T UKHKMV.CKIITIFY that I have this rf.iv
1 .1 n'Ki-tci-L'd tlio " (Jold S-'li-cini .Mining C'niii-
ji.iiij ' (I'oi-i'ijcn. nndoi- (hu " (Ji)iii|.,uii,s A^t."
I'.iit IV.. "Ii'e^isli-.ilion ol l.'iii-L'iKii('oni| allies,"
and .imiuihI'iii; Acts.
'''I'liu liu.iel iilliuu (if tliu said  fniiipany Nsilu-
,itcd al Ciulahy. .Sl.iU-(if Wisconsin, I.'.Xa.
"I'hi- iili.joi Is nil- w liioli tlio Conijianv is c-tnli-
lislicil ,11c:���'I'd |iiireha-e. aciiiiirc, ope- alu. o\-
uIi.iiikc. linlri, iiiiiiIk.iki:. -ell. leusu and cdiiv-e.v
Hilar--, iniiiuiiilsiii- land- containing in- siippo-cit
In ((inl.iin mines, iniiici-als, dcposii-, or iinnfui--
��,ii--,ni(l- in-iri-a vi N. and Kc.-nui-.iiiv id enic.iw i"
I lie iimiinx lui-mcss, and idduvc-ldpund niicratc
mini's nl ad loud-, ,md lo oiikii^c in^iind c.ui-y-
"' :: ���W:vC'-0'WANI
' '   , WHOLESALE DEALER IN ���"..".
J. ALIJKItT.STONTK, Phih-hibtoh.
lie Dining Raoin is fiipajshed with the best the
Market affords.
���-H��n-����� .-t~- - ^  ���
not be IIs'*eI against
veats at OtLtLua.,
A vt.v.v who ti ies   to   "run vvith the,
hate and bunt  with llie   hounds" is in l
liuiuli the    same;    [losition
.sits   bet vv ecu   t wo   .stools
tin- "round.    This
doilijj. lie sin-,; " I am opposed lo
.sepaiate sc lio��il.s," and theiii attempts lo
justify his vote for tlir-m.
Yai't ou\er H'tii'/if: The follow fi,<r
ile'sp.'iteh .ip|ie;n ei| in the AV /' 1-. I ilerr-
11 see on Thin -day 11101 iiint; :
Loudon, ./une '���!.    Hon     \I-.   r.ii"iei
and Sir Oil v ei   \!mvi it  mad.- I In >r   I'i-i
appeal luce heii- together in I lie    |)oui.
in en 1 ( .mi paivru 1 In- '������. riling.   \|i. L.m.
rier devoted In-   -pi 1 , /(   |il i(n ip.dl\    li
. attack-' oil   Sir   ('h-nh-    lnppi'i,    'i|i,i|.
is   him  vvlio , So-Olivi-r Mnvi at -| ok"   ,11   dcl.-nc.'   1,1
lie (.-(Hues lo :   -^L-. Tarte.     lie   -aid    t n<-   ..(h(,n|   ijiles.
j lion   was   ijdt'  a   rpicslinn   ot   .V,il iimal
s wnat  Mr. M.ira is ,  ve]--iis    Separate   .-chool-.     'J'iie   e-lali-
lishiinnl     ot      Sep.uate      -(.hool-    vc 1-
liecess.ti y lo t an y out   I lie peine iple   ot
('oiif'.-deial ion.     Tin-    I'lotc-t.uit    10,t-
jurity 111 Mauilobri had taken .iw.iv in,.
iii>;iiii the Iiiismk s- of piiivlmsai^r, ei'uetin^. 1 oil
siiiicliiivr.   np(;iMtiiiir', mid  inaiiitaiiiliii; (an-,
tun.Us, ditches,   vviilur-vvu.vs,  ivsunmis, jj.il, s'
Ihiiiic-,    iMc(;-vvii,vs,    sluices,    (Illinois.    Muter.
I inaiii.. |iip(-, iii.-icliilici-y, liiiildiiiKhHiid flxt m��������*
I -tillable, iicLc-.u-y or loiiv ciuciil, tor tlie, ulili-
y.ilinii of vviilci-  lot- Iho  pni'po-e of h\-  ninlio,
I  pl.K cr tiiinini;, .ii-othcrvvis.: lo do iin.l'pci-fona'
' cv ci j.nl   ami   tiling  nol   Ik i-i In  -iiecillcd   hut
'  �� In* ii  iniiy  he  n ~(a:-y, i'i-o|ier, in-expedient
ten I lie mi. ei s- or pnillt ot I his Coin|i,inv, mil in-
is now    ri-a>    !,,    f".,,!,    i,i|i;,,,,s ,,-    .,  \A \ "���"���,|',l,,��l   vvilli  law, mid  in  |ni|.-imii'cu nflts
' '       ' '"    "".ions o.    ^-.id I |,iii-|,>ws mid  ol,|e, is;  10 piinli.isc.   ,u(|iiii-u
'iioin'.. And ',v ! ">e "()|(| cm ,,r��� ! ,l,,l,l. "e'1.' 'rid. ni"iti;.w. Iiyp llieiditc, or
.       .1        [-,;.,,1    <, .' ,   , "       "lliji-ttisc liiimllu ,ind  dispo-c ol  nil  Kinds eil
"' "" ' ,,l>"1 >'-l'e- lanir'il In in a r"d or pei-oinil propel ly, nml lo e^cicise ��||
on.nl. I (.:' a n:l!'|.,r, (., ,. milli.in 1 ., .,. ' I'"�� "I-���ami Ham ln-( - im. idem to tlie l.tisinchs,
������'    .;,   ,.,���, ,      ,     ,,. ' '     '    ,1,   '  e'i"|ii-<--.   iiii'l  olij.il-  l.eicn   upcrillul, or am
iioin   J-0'M,��  |-J(i, r  i,,,.,i  ranges rn, in . ���"'"���I'".
I r|,n   ...ii,,,,, ~      I.- ���'      'rlieMipitiil-Ki, I; of |hc  silltl  Coiiipuny i-one
'-"M   '"    """     l..'-'        '���'"in ,  iinlliwii   dollar,,,   diiidcd    i,,,���   ten   iIioiiwumI
!,... 1  -li.u-crfol Ihe pur v.ilut   of one  hiindicd (IoIIiiih
e,c h
<l,\<t>   -iiidi-i   m\   I,anil   and   seal of o|||cc, nt
  .  ,   Vi, loi-l.t,    I'i,,'lice  ol   Hiil.-h   L'llluiiiliiii,   tllif,
���        ,/n,l (!_^ (if jji1Si j ,^j r
,U'J    ' u   u,u  ��� ; ^-" i:.|/i-liiei ol .linn .Stock Com 1 panic-.
AIJUAHAiMSON  MHOS., Piio'i-mm-oHs.    '
Virst-class Table ��� ���   Good Beds   ���   Pire-proof Safe
Telephone   V l 'Bus Meets all Trains.
������  i ha!   J'),,,,'    ,
11.   '!"-   I'ebi.l   (I
'. Ol|lJ        (
1 .'��� ��� -'
'.  ( 'a 1 I Sn vdi-r I
'tic i< ml. ni'o of J;. .,;- ,,)., ,,,,,, , \, llli(( ,U(_, |
1 - i-iil . : .'l.r    ,<:,,'t.;,     it 1/,, , ,,,,, ,���,,   ,, iA \
��� ; ,..< k ',:,p,,;'t,,,i',      Wi,, ,1 thi 1 y;i'l '
'-'���������> : '*-''������   al'l-.-r. I. ,-i-���l .,,', ������,[), ,
AIJI1A1IA.MSON   IJI5US.,  Pttoi'itiKTOns.'
Everything hew and First-classi in'allRespects.
Tlie H0US8 is stocked with the Finest Wines and taps in the Market
Hi 1 in-, t
I lie, l,,u���
I IK-   p  ,�� 1
i i.
tbf: i-onstitutionalitA' of the Manitoba 1
Act, yd says separate schools .should '
be re-c-labli.shed. Jle stales that the
Privy Council derision was not inan-
datoiy, yet, c-ojitfjnds that t be ^overn-
iiient is bouiifl to redress the allc'i-d
1 JL'hts of I he ininot it
It was -o palpalilv iintine ,nid intend.-il to haini the Ialiei.il ( 11,-i- thai
vv e at mice vv ii eel a j^i-iiI leina 1,  vvni-,    111
our 1���I iinal ion, would   ,m--..vii    1 ,,]v
and alii horilal iv elv a- lo 1 lie   11 1,.'  1   of
llie   l'-lee;r.iiii,   and   tin-   |iii|(,\,     received   la-l   eyenilli/ ton   I,lie    f(i|     j  ,,|,|,
e,it,ioli in l.liis fdim, i-   the n-pl\  (,,'   t|u.
inana^llix edit.oi  (if
lliir  iiwi ml , ��� 1,, ��� -     ,     ii���
1,'in, .11  I , ���-,   1,;. , , 1
wii.'-  and   ro-ip.. ,'le
oal.l ii,,| '.,���,, ,-,,),,
in. 11!- -.',i���i!��� r ,,,, .,,,, ,
k'l'.it I -k- An: ' ,iln!'d ;,l
'"     'll,-l,-| 1,1   ,,   ,, . ,,    1
I III'- rl,\ > pin, 111-    ,", ,h     ,���   . ,
*'���' lion  ���', rl ,   1.1 ,,:     i ,,,
'!"������ iiu-hoi 1 11,1   tn  :  ,,,, ' .,
'"'Ii        .'.'ci'l   Ml        ue own'
[11 '<. .itid   1,. n     ii,    il,-ii
llol'-l. Ill   clsuij, 1   T nir-ila
s'crirt/.; n iiKitKitv (Iivion n,,{t H-viv
.> d,ij-a!li-i diUc I inlind making np|ili-
��� alion lo tin c Iik 1 ( nniiiiih-ioiK i- ot   I 1111,N and
V. 01k- Toi |�� in 11--ion 10 pin 1 hascilin uhundred
,iud 1 ,m nl j .Kiii ol land -ilimii d ,i| n,,, nionlh
of t>ov ii'c C'l'd-k, 11,nun, m inn nl n po~t pl.icdl
in, lie- ohiik ol Im Colniolila i.ivei aliont elKhl
Jiuuilixl In! iiIhiVi- I In 1111,til hot I lo.Mile Creel; ���
; a-,. 11,   ,- f,< 11' ;���.-, r.
' 1       .   Il,' '.    .Wll    . i-ll
-   ' 1 ,'1 j ,- lii ���; 1 |,t���-
��� ii11  1,1'Ti     \iiu   nc
-'lii    ..' 11   / ,: 1 r-
.r *,i, : ri.,   -i,n 1:,ii/,
,".'' ;1",- n!'!!*'","' <;'""* ,,,'t-1 i""'.'ii-.: on a. c Mum1 Nrciii'iiii-";
'  *   ''    "    .    "'  '���      tli'ii'C :v-l loll,,   oan). 01 l!,i Colinnliia Ith-cr
'  ','��� '  ' , '"\"'."' , '/" '>'���'"���>���''' ���'���'""�� 'li'    I'-mlv  of  tin: Coliiinliia
.  <<>'      ��� '  ���, o    1.     I.iicrli. (Iii  (,�����nl of loinni, m'Ciiicnt,
.''   "I'     ''"""' "U I-A AC   I    J Itl'.W.-.TKIt
'i'ol    on    aiiotlci, H.-vciMKiJ-c, .l.iin    in,  l-!i;                                1  ii
1.   Hum!       \  1 '���||,| 1 " "
/ i'i-   i  1 h                  I
that Mr. Maia,   holds   certain lands in j lanlic lo Ihe /'acific
Toioni (1, .Inn
ft, is per- I      "!'"ionli', June  .1,   )!'.'A>.    The   World,
1        1  Vancoii-er:    Sir   (diver    Aloual     lia-
1  M--'f>      Ihe    (Jlolie   iv Ik.sc j
fr is a matter of   jmblie   kiiovvlefl��f. j ���,,,,,,. ,,,H] f,,mi,  (.X|eni|   f,,,m   the   Al
a 1 a
this townsite and   vicinity
tiiwrnt to ,-usk bini :   J)id you obtain the j ���i;id'e m   lecent ult'-iaiKc ,.n ihcsrh	
iiroiuisii of cftKain laud, in this vicinit .- ' 'I'""-*'"" '-xeepi exaclly on the I,.,,.-  ,,f
r , .    , ,, ,    .   - Mr.     i���III,I(.|'n    poll'-v     1.1      i, ie,..|i.
I/oii!    the     JioviiK'ial     or       I lininiil'iii    '| ,,,   e,|,,i, 1  ������, ,1   r j /.,   \v',i,h|
goveji-miieuit?     If the Ijominioii :   Why    '.'.''"'" '   '  l'1,1    '   ���'I
did it.nut loins' .tyo  wttle   the   Ji'-vcl
x'fi'ncK M HK-tKic,  ijivkv ihn   tmuy.
i>l il Hill     (lll(<       f     III)     H,|     |[|Jih    11/   tO    III!     Hull
'I 111    e , I , ,11 I   ",
"V   I I .1'   I       I     I'I']
Mnvval    iv a-
I'Ul-ll   I I I  (Mil
< >\l V el
a   uiallec    ,,|    |,M.|    an
-jiee.-ll    111,lite   n ,     .    p
v'fi'l/CI. I- IM;|[|;i��Y (iivr.v 1I...1 ��, d.,v-
4> arin-dal. I .m|| a,,,,), |��� ,|���, Ii,,,,. eil,,,,
Ci.niliii--.|Oii( r of I���lii'U nod Win Kk fi��� ,i ,|��� , ),,'
o./. i'i.: .��"#���'."."".    '   i '1 ���'''',"  "'-.'','.J"'   o'"1      lie 1 11-'  101 nl timlii 1 on   ,1  on,    llion-iinil  l,i,,ck
llicf,|i,,t   ((.iiinii-lom,   Land-  nml Wo,k, fir     of hind -il imlc.l ,���,   , .��� ,   .|,|���  ���f  S|,���,   ,   I- .'.,?
perm.-icnl'.'Ofa,,,!   ,.urv  a v.n h���,l���, r, ,������      Kuote,,,,}    li,sl,���l.  , ...,,n ,'m inV. I       .,,, I    ,V
if l.,ll��.��|I|i.'rl, ��� rtoid   laml-   -tin | ������ j-,-,,,     ,������.,,, ���,*,, ,,������,., ������ ;, ,��� |cL mi   h-   ,lt f , ,
C  m,i    o, l','V'    ; '!.��'���"   v"��l'i...v ��!,..���(    Ihe   I'liliunnia   ��     Koo.e, a ; a, | ���     '
,     , tHi      ','""  ,   """"'    "r   """"   '"     iTiaM-aliu-il.  .Iiurrm, K'n'il  'I cl  ,iiw
1,      ,    1 '    .mi",    (Inn.1    th-11. 1. I , ,-f ('/�� ,1,.1'n-..    IiIViiI,,,,,,^    vvi-i   I,,   riVI'i
h..:.,;,,i.!��:://.' ���"'���"���" '""; ;rl";i'',,,,,",:.,:::,i," '���'�����'p..m..,.���..,.u,.'
,   I (/* x f 111 m ^ n 11 m ��   <��1   1 ( *
' "��.'-.��. SMfc  -,., I s,��� >��������,..,,.,    ���'���I'-'���"������'������'���'���'.,���
Ikootena^ (Sbi\\\ * * * IRevetetofte, B.C. TIJH KOOTENAY MAIL.  PAGE ;i  THE TARIFF QUESTION.  THE POLICY OFTHE LIBERAL PARTY  CLEARLY DEFINED  'i i  By Its Leader���������A Straight Question  as Candidly Answered���������No Ambiguity in this Declaration���������How  the Tariff Question May be Removed From Politics, Even as it  is in England.    '  '"The   following   oonv.spn'idence   lie.l-  < ween G. IT. I>citr;un   of   tlie   iJerti-aiu  Engine Works, one of the lending busi-  uessiiien of  Toi onto,, and   tlie   Jlon.  - "Wilfred Laurier on the la riff question  is being perused with tbe ' greatest  inteiest by' tlie electors tbiougliont  C.uiiida :  My Dear.Mr. Laurier. ��������� Having been  asked to support the claims of tbe Liberal partv to the confidence (if (he  elect-ors dnriiu; the ' present, eouiest,  -and being specially( in'ere.sted in (Intrude policy of the Lilieral pa'rty, owing  to the (act,'that 1 .-tin actively engaged  ill hu-ine.ss as a inannfact.iirer and  inetchant.'and deeplyiconcerned in the  outcome of any change in the  tariff,   1  - would he glad to haveyoiirendursation  in the form of a Ie(te;r  of  the   views- f  , hold as to what, would lie'the   practical  ,    outcome  of   tariff   legi-lariou   in   the  event,of a Libel al Adniiuist ration being  formed.'  f-        It is asserted over and over again  by  -,    ? extreme proteetioni?ts and others that  the advent,  of'  the    Liberap party    to  powei .would mean  the  adoption   of  a  y free trade  policy���������"allowing   the  articles which eoine to u.-  fiom   abroad   in  competition   'with    those'    which     we  make, or can make, to come in  free  of  duly"---giving us.'in fact, fi ee trade  as  it is in England.    If 1 thougl'it for  one  "     moment.t hat, (he present tariff was   to  '* ,      be wiped"out.  in   this   fashion   by   the  1 Liberal pm;t\^J_wr)iilil-Jh.-ive lo conclude  thaftlfe  Liberals   were' levolulioui-ts  not,   Hefoi inei-s\ ��������� and,  .therefore,     un-  '' worthy, the  support, of  the   people  of  ,    Canada.  I do not believe it is  possible  or desirable to have free'.trTule in Canada as  j   . '     it is in'England.    In ^Mackenzie's time  ���������" " " . we had a tarilf  of  17\ per.eeut. .Since  1S7S the debt of (he Dominion,has bee.i  increased $11S,000.(XKJ and lb" yearly  expenditiue   is   now   $l."i.0(K),(KX)   more  than it.  was  then.    The   ii(]tiir e:il������-  of the Government are now so great,  that in framing a t.irilV,fo:-  revenue., il,  must'of i'i er ess it, v   mean   a   stihM.mti.il  i '��������� '' -', - * ,,'  ( ,     increase   over   t.ne   geueial    tariff     in  ;\      -Mackeu'r/.ii-'s  tiuie.    I'i' .should r'al-o.   be  jo',,      ,  bornein   inind   th.-iC prev ions   to   (Jon-  ���������*-      j.feder;itJon oldCan.-ula  had  a   tariff  of  20 per cent., which was   reduced' to   15  peM-cent  in IPC" lo meet   the   demands  ��������� of the iM.liitiiiie Provinces before enter  ing Confederation. T'-.i- low hi riff wa-  afterwards rai-ed to 17A per cent.1 by  I he Mackenzie Governiucul, and it is  well known that it would have been  increased to 20 per cent.. Juit for the  determined opposition of the members  from the Maritime Provinces.    No one  in connection'with   the   Liberal   party  i t ,  pioposes, as far as   1   know,   to   return  even to.the 171 per cent,; tariff: that  is impo-*ih|e under the alleied circumstances. If such is the case the manufacturer.-of the country will continue  to have an advantage; over the foreign  manufacturer to as great, an extent as  they have any right, to expect, and  surely the assertion that a free admis-  c sion of foreign maiiiif.-u-l ureil   goods   is  contemplated it. jiisst a bogey to frighten a certain section of tbe community.  TWK  HIOII   TAK1FJ''  KlilON.'  ���������When the pi otective   principle   pure"  and simple was introduced and a   tariff  on manufactured goods ranging all the  \v.-iy fiom .'() to IU)  per    cent,    was   in  opeiation for a   number  of  years,   the  'agitation of the count ry against such a  burdensome   tariff   became   so    great  that, the present Government vv.-tsconi-  pelled in IS!)I   to  cut,  off  some  of  the  " mouldering  branches"  aril   make  a  numberof icducfions.    Unforlunetely.  however,   a   very   large    number    of  *       manufacturers,   who   tire   now   doing  1    business under a fa riff  of,   say,   2o  per  cent., have to pay  a  duty   of over u()  per cent, on the law material   required  by them.    This applies particularly   !o  agricultural implement,  makers,   stove  manufacturers and engine builders.   In  reforming  the   taiiff   ���������he-e   excessive'  duties on the'raw material of import,-ml  industries'1 will   have   to   be   materially,  reduced.   Owing to ( he adoption of t he  protective    principle   beyond    what,   a  iijveiiue tariff would   afford,   combines  and  associations of  ret lain   Canadian  manufacturers bave'been formed,   destroying ' douie-t if     competition     am]  interfering wilh I he legitimate mercantile' trade of the  country  to  (lie  great  detriment   of   t he   people.     It   js   high  lime that, such a   condition   of   things  was   put,   ;.n   end    to,   and    no    more  effectual remedy can be applied than a  reduction in   the   tariff   on  .all   goods  uianiifacl iir, (I and sold under a combine  which has secured   the   home   market  witheHil being subjected Io compel ilinn  of any kind.    It was  always   promised  that, domestic! compclil ion would regu-  litle the price to (lie consumer.  Instead  of thai, vvc find that high   salaries  are  '���������.'������������������''���������   paielto American   experts   to   regulate  t'hc Canadian combines,  and   iu.soine  cases dividends are paid tin factories  tliat are shut down in the intere.-ts of  the combines.  SBCTION'AL.   >;c/r NATIONAL.  A  policy   which   creates   monopolies  and enriches a few  at   the   expense  of  the   many  cannot   truly   be   calied   a  national policy, as only a small section,  of  the   people  are   benefited.    Such   a  policy is sectional rather than national.  I    have   caiefiilly     considered     your  attitude    toward   Canadian   manufacturers.,     f believe you have the  'ability  aiul the desire to legislate with due  re-  (gaid lo (he interests of all classes,   and  I am  sure  the   manufacturers   of   the  country who are manufacturing under  proper conditions, and are willing that  the interests of the great   body   of  the  people-should be eared for, have nothing  Co fear from an> gradual changes  that  would be made by ,an   Administration  of  which   you   were   the   head.    I   am  strongly of the opinion   that  the  time  has, come   now   when   the   protective  principle must cease   to   he   ihe   main  idea iii framing a tariff.    Husiness wi"  Husin  continue to b<> unset t led find tbe growth  of the country retarded so long   as   we  have legislation favoring  one  <-|a,ss  at  the expense of another,   which   lies  at  the root of protection.    The Conservative party readjusted the tariff in   IS!)I  in   the   diiection   of   more    moderate  duties,.    The Libeial party has adopted  the principle of a   revenue   tariff  high  c'nenigh to meet the   necessities  (.f  the,  Government, which practically affords  Canadian   manufacturers ��������� ,i   considerable advantage over foreign   competitors, and as the tariff   issue   is   not   as-  wide ;is it, was  in   ISO],   J   cannot  help  thinking thai, the advent of the Liberal  party.to   power  would   place   political  parties in Canada in the same, position  as political   parties  in   England,    who  have   no   tariff,  issue   distracting   the  country every election.  If I am right in ^concluding that' a  Liberal Administration would reform  the present tariff in tlie direction I  have outlined, taking a practical business view of the-whole'question .,s i()  what was best for out own Dominion,  without regard Lo.theoi etical opinions  .-is iii the merits ,of protection or five  trade, I will be plea-ed' to have your  confirmation in tbe form suggested. '  C:i?.)itiik II. Liinm.ur  Toronto, May 2S, lS!)(i ,  nation    tut-    the     benefit    (if    special  interests   is   detrimental,     and,    most  detrimental, to the nation.    This point  I will not discuss here,    r appeal   upon  it to the judgment of the people and to  the expeiience  of all.    On   the   other  hand, th"   Liberal   patty   assert   as   a  cardinal principle that,  in   the  levying  of the public? revenue  by   means  of a  customs tariff the duties .should be   imposed simply with the view of  collecting   the   necessarv    revenue    of    the  country, so as to pi oduce a  maximum  of revenue with a minimum of taxation,  and lo bear as lightly i'i> possible   upon  the people. ' i   '���������  That under, such ;v system manufactured goods coming from' abroad  should he especially selected for exemption is an assertion for which there'  [wver was the slightest shadow of  foundation, and one,the absurdity of  which defeats the veiy object for which  it was contemplated.  AS8ATS.  J. A. MacFarlane, F.C.S.,  Assayer and Mining Engineer,  62 1   HASTINGS ST., ,  VANCOUVER. B.C.  UN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY  OF CANADA.:  Jilt.   I.MHMKit's  HBPLY.  .My Dear Mr. I3ei (ram,���������There can be  no ambiguity as to what   is  the   trade  pol'cv of the Liberal   paity,   as   it  was  placed before the country nearly three  years ago at, the ere.il Liberal, conv en-  t.iou which met at Ottawa in June. 1x0;.  The Oov eminent and their   siipporter.s  are now systemal ically 1 lying   to  i-oi.-  i'u-etbe   issue   by  attempting   (o'per-  suad" one class of  our j.o, ulai ion,   the  manufacturing class, llial our aim is to  introduce into I his country the JJrilisb  system of free trade, and    that  .such  a  system would be injurious,  even   fatal,  lo th.it class.    Whether a policy of absolute freedom of trade would or would  not. be injurious to the   manufacturing  industries of this count 1 y is a question  which I will ,'iol'siop to   discuss   here.  Then,1 is no occasion for such  a   discussion, as I he  intention   of   the   Liberal  party is not   ami   tuner   was   to   establish absolute free trade in this country.  The'quest ion'was discussed at  Ottawa,  hut, after anxious consideration',  vvhile  recognizing   the   superiority'  of     the  British system of freedom of  trade  as  an abstract   principle,   the  convention  came to the conclusion that, under the.  existing conditions of i>ur country, 'the  fiscal policy best adapted to its requirements, its economic situation, its enormous financial obligations, is a revenue  tariff; that is to  say.   a   tariff levying  our revenue   from   custom   duties,   th,.  basis of which   would   be   the  amount  necessary to carry on   the   business  ot  the country.'   Let, me quote   the' exact  wends of the language' adopted by  the  conv cut ion :���������  , "That the highest iniete.-ts of Canada demand a ren oval of this oli-teile  (Ihe present tariff) to our conn try'.-pi o-  gi-e-.s by the adoption of a sound fiscal  policy, which, while not doing injustice  lo any class, will promote domestic  and foreign trade, and hasten Ihe return of pr .spci It y to our people."  "That lo that end (Ik. tariff should  be reduced to the nc. d.s of hone-t.  economical and efllcienl.  government."  IJIt:-:i!AI>' POLICY  INDICATHD.  , While il is barely possible,to lay  down specifically and minutely the  particular articles which should he  included in such a tariff, certain broad  lines may be stated which ought, to  prevail. As far as practicable the  bunion of taxation ought, to weigh  equally "upon all classes, the only  exc- ���������pfion being'that;, articles ofcluxury,  should he moie heavily (axed, whereas  all the necessaries of life should be  more lightly taxed, ami as'nearly free  as possible, and even in many cases  en I irelv free. ���������  ft is also impossible to lay down even  approximately what should he the  rate elf the, tariff, it is quite certain  that ptihl c expenditure ought tci be  and cati be cons.derably reduced.' Yet  the enormous additions'_ which have  been made, by the Govermnent to our  hut dens make a return to the low tariff  of Ks7K a hopr"iiot to be seriously entet-  taineel. vvhile [confidently assert'"that  (he mere change of the system of taxation would afford te'i the' consumers  ample and substantial relief. You say  that, it, is "high lime that, both political  parlies come lo some understanding  regaidiug thi- future trade policy of  the' c;ountry." ", '" , '       '  This is a hop" which, I am, sorry to  say, it, is h.-u-diy possible, to indulge in  so long as the Conservative parly'remain in office.'  CLASS  LEGISLATION'.  One of   the   most    baneful .effects   of  what is,called the:  National   Policy   is,  as you well poinfout,   that  it  creates  rjass   legislation.    Toe ' Liberal    party  strongly urge    ipmi   tlie  consider-ition  of th" pe. 1.il.- in .bis con!est that, legis-  'afio.i sl.ould be   for   the    people   as ,a  whole, and that I h" granting   of  privileges in  -iny   class  can   never   be  conducive to the general .welfare.    This   is  well ilhisirutcd by the. universal desire  vvhich now exists, and has  existed  for  several years past,'in   the  entire  coin-  nunity. for a re-form of Lie tariff and a  ��������� eduction of the ra'\.ali.in.    indeed, I in-  ' x pros sin; 1 of 1 'ui j de-ire became atone  uine so sti ong   and   so   unive.-sai   thai  (he Govermnent underleiol; to attempt  what, they vvei e ph'.-t ,ed to calla reform  of the tariff.'  But, handicapped as I hey  were by the radical principle, in   which  they profess to believe,   their   attempt  has proved to be a   miserably  abortive  failure, and the operations of   their sri-  called reform-tariff   have   not   reduced  the burden of the? taxation   by  even   1  percent'. [  I submit also that, apart from the  community as a whole, 'the niauiifac-  lureVs have not only hot to   suffer  bill  All assays and analytical work done in  duplicate  with  Scrupulous personal care and dis-iiatcti.   \  ���������J-al-I2m  p   H. HEAPS & CO.,  I���������-        X>(i Cordova .St.. and J'owcll St.;  VANCOUVER, J3.C.  MACHINERY Sffi'  ,,        ,,    ' l'i-os|iei-iiiiK Drills.  Suv   JIil!  Machinery   an 1   S,iwh,       Kii"inu-.  Hoilors,   Wnlcr  Wheels,  etc. ���������/���������M-.iiii  Assets    ;   Incomk :   iNSURA.XCr;    IK   FoKCIi  Ni-;w Ijusimcss''Within- 1895  .$ '5,803,270"  r,528,054  34,754.840  8,866,688  The Cyanide Process.  REFRACTORY GOLD & SILVER ORES  Treated and Reported on  ' -     By The  MacArthur-Forrest  ,(i)ii-ee( Cyanidation.I  , , By The  MacArthur-Yates  (Aiii.ilfCiuiiatioii and Oy.inidalion.)   KOlt KVItTICULAItS   The Cassel Gold Extracting Co.,  (Limited.)  W. Pellew-Karvey, F.C.S., Supt.,     ,  Vancouver, B.G. ,  ������Ta,-"-\ss.iyinj{ in nil j(s bninelies. , :{-'J-Gm  J.  E. .CRANE, Maiuijrer for B.C..  W. G.FAXTON, .    :'' '  r Agent for Revelstoke, and District  HANDY PROSPECTOR'S FURNACE.  ,  PORTABLE!    PRACTICAL!!    ECONOMICAL!'.!.  THE DIPrOCK 3i  AND STATIONERY CO., LTD,  Wholesale   Paj^er   Dealers   and  '. . Stationers . . '  '  VANCOUVER,   B.C.  l������-.il-12m  QEO. D. SCOTT,  '' -Insoraii'38 and Mining Broker.  H.C. M.ui.iifor London & Oiiici^liire Lifci  Assiir.-uiL-e I'd. M������iiii!;ur Vnnconvoi- Minini!  Hui-cvii. -otoDk iuall Roliable Compan'es  for sale.     ���������        '-j-ji-ij  305'Cordova St.,   .Vancouver, B.C.  01L Villi  J PAjl wi>J^ ���������   ���������  GOPPlR " WANTED  ',   Write for pricc-i.   Give n-isavs-, ctu.  STATE ORn SAiy;?i.iNLicGvJ,  The . Jitteiition of prospectors and miners is called to the  merits of'a new improved apparatus', for testing and smelting  various kinds of ores and minerals, also separating and refining  base bullion, etc. ��������� ���������  Manufactured by a chemist and metallurgist, whothorou'di-  ly-understands the wants of the assayer. the prospector, the '  miner, the chemist for laboratory test, for all furnace work, such  as'melting", scorifying-, coupling-, fusing- in platinum crucibles,  testing- of sampling, charges, roasting^ enameling, etc. (Any  kind of,fuel.) . , ���������  ���������   This furnace is built in two halves for easy transportation,  is complete in itself,- made of sheet steel with cast iron slag and '  metal spouts, .wind supply pipe and knock-down bottom. ''  This Handy Prospect Furnace is of the. Cupola type, with'  extention for' smelting ores, capacity 1000 to' 5000 pounds per  heat, according to the character of ores. , No prospecting outfit'is complete witho.ut it.'  ' '',',���������  Agents Wanted.   For Prlco  and Further Information,  Address    l  National Ore and Reduction Co.  415 Locust Street, ,       ' St., Louis, Mo'  Da (���������/-.  COLO.  App;!eati3ii ftp L:^nar' Lloanse.,  yyo-ncjK is 5r-:i!i  IN        illllfl -lulled    u  rijii;  il.i  'VoM Ki  1 iio l-'ni-i,  Li-iut.  ;nv  'i.   i  t; 1 v i-: v  tliii-iy  day-  |..   l'.-   .-^i. ii-uil.iiy   .\!:i^i<ti.Uc d",  MJ.f"' iv.lio'JIlsO   lo   s, il   I,.lllOl'-: ,u  1   -..udi-.ui   ('nek.  Treiiit   Liiki; Di~-  UAV1I) KKItaUriOX.  Truut I.alcu Citv, May L'ri. WM.  "fag**  '"     TABLiii  Showing the Dates and Places of Courts  of Assize, W.si P.-ius, Oyer and Ter.  miner, a .id General Gaol Delivery foi-  the year 1805.  Spuinu A'-tstzics.  N.-iiiaiino 'I'lK'sday.. .5th -M.-iy.  Now Wostiiiiu.stoi-.. .Tui'.sdav..... ]'->Lli  AIny. '   /  V.-tucouve-i-. .Tuesday.. .l!)tli May.  Clinton Moiulav.. .25th M.-tV.  Vic-teu-ia Tm^day.. .2(itl) May.  K.-iuiIuops .. Meuielay.,.   1st June'.  Voi-iuiii   .Monday ...  8th June.        ,  *Ni>lsou Monday.. .15th June.  "Donald Monday.. .22ml June.  'Special Assizes.     , ,   5].j)t  MAIM HOUSE: 200-212 First Ave. North, F/IIMNEAPQLIS, MINN.  ���������      " RIIA.NCII3S:  HELENA, IHOST.        |      CKiCAGO, ILL.      |      VICTORIA, B. C.     I WINNIPEG, MAN.  55 Wharf St. I    2:1+ Kinjr St.  Cooke & BozL-mau Sts.  NO  AMIIHil'ITY.  Tlici-c i-< no iiinlii<jiiiiy in this l.-iu-  js'ii.'iK''. .-'nd all .itti-nipLs lo uiakc it, say  anyt.liiii^ ilillVii-iit. iioni it.s plain ,-iud  ol.yioiix s,.|i.s(. i.s ihe |,|si weak iiU'oi-t (it  n dyiiis/ 1-,-iiim" aial a ele'iuoi-alized parly.  The l.vvei polilicil pailius liuvo. Llu*ro-  I'uio. this in e-oiiiiuoi.. t.li.-it liolli aj/rei'  in this, that the public- rovi-nilf must  he lev ioil e-hii-llv- from customs dllLie.-.,  hut in the manner of levving those  (liiLii-s I lii-i-o i.s a tiiai-ked and oli-.-u-ly  (le-Iined (litl'eiciice.  'J'ln-(jovernniem, and their supporters piodaiin as a guiding )iriiiciple  (hat, in Ihe iinposition of ciiMoiii duties,  the oliject ..f levyinir (,lit. icvi'lllle  should not ho the piimary (-oiisidei-a-  tion, hut that eli.lies .-he.uld ho imposed  and I hi' nation taxed not for the n.-it i"li  il-ell'hllt for spcrijil iii(,.|-(.,s|, jn the  n.il ion.  '    II.  was: supposed   ut/onc   time   ii'nd  foii;!ly   .-is.-ei-ied   ',hat   tlio ' I'.-iveii-in.tc   eif ;  spe-i;ial ihlercsls would '"i'-i-;|ot:i'.d   to   the. |  .ulvaiitM^odl' the nation    ,-is   ;l    \y|lole. i  xpci ienci... has pi-(i\-e,| that to tax  th  miii-h to gain fiom the substitution of  a ivvLMiue l.-ii-ill" for the piesent system.  A rev im > tari.f l).-injr based upon the  fixed eh, i i-jf os of tlio country, anel neit,  therefore, <.iiliji>c( ,to fluctuations and  alterations made to suit- and please  now i,no interest and now another,  would e-tablish those conditions of  stability a-id perm money which,, ex-  pc-iienco tlias shown, ^are- essential to  t!ii'security anil piosperity of uianu-  f.ictui-iiiir intoi-csts. Moreover, I think  I can confidently appeal to the experience of the business cumintuiity  lliat, with l.ii.i exception of monopolies  anel ceuubines, all nianiif.icturinK  ^ntere-t^. vvoul I welcome a change of  policy on the lines which I have .indicated al ovi".  I   entirely  concur  with  you .in  the  hope and belief J'lha't, the aelveul of the  Liberal   parly   to   power    would   place  political parties in Canada in the sumo  position   as  political   pai ties  in   Hng-  land, vvhiHiavi' no larilf issue (list ract-  ing the- country evory'election."  1  The momeiit a tariff had been franieel  and   iMiacted   which   would     not      be  subject    Lo   variations,    under     vvhich  manufacturers would know that    their  invested Vapit;il would operate regularly,   au-ordiiig   to  the   conditioii-s   calculated upon by   thorn;   under   which  their conditions with regaid to foieign  t-fiuipetition would   imt be  arbitrarily  .i-fiivtrefi/.ed : under which   the   bin den  of taxation   would   be   reduced   to  the  lowest degree compatible with the exigencies of the revenue, I here is  i-.-ason  to  hope   that   -uch   a    system   would  ingratiate  itself  in   the  confidence of  the people, and that therein the manufacturing class would find t he - security  which   it   need-,   and    the   consuming  (.-lassos . that,  relief   which   they   must  have.    I have the honor to lie, my e'ear  Mr. Hot-tram, with great respect, yiiurs.  very sir.ocrcly,  Wl!>IMI)   \jAVIUEH.  ArIh.-ili.is<-.-ivilIe', Juno J, JStKi.  NOTICE.  VfOTICE IS tnCICKMY GIVK.V that thirtv'  L> day* from date I Intend n;i;il,riii^ to the  (Jliicf L'onunN-iiiiiKjror I anils and W'nrks for :i  license tn cut and cv-i-y avv.iy timlici- from the  tiillutviiiv; (lcscril)L'ei I.uuls sitiiiilal on Kisli  Creek, l.ai'dL-aii Comity. W'usi, Ivootenay:  C'oiii'iionuin^ (i;mio-(!i six-mile ]i,k(,aljoinin^'  -\.,.l. .Scott's timber claim on ww .sidf.'tliencL-  uoi-tli iilmiK liis, lioiindary line It miles, thence  west l of a mile, l.licnec south 1 T miles, thence  east, 1 of a mile, containiiiK I u acres.  .Visit coninienciiijjr one-half ��������� mile vvesl of the  noi-Lh-eiisi coiner ol Kate Scott's limlier claim,  iie.u- i-a]iids, Ihente mirth one mile, lliencc  easi, | of a mile, iheiioc s.,ntli one mile, thenee  vve-t ! of a mile. conl.lining I-II acres.   *  In all '.kill acres more or less.  .Iiine.'lrd. lSilfj. K. IIIblilOltT.-        7-11  NOTICE.  rilIIA'1' Hie: one-f|iiai-|er interest in iheN'orlli  1 SU-er placer mine, on McCnlloih t;ri-ek.  Mil,'Itend. mnicil hy I'Muiu-d Snllhun, will lie  sold at pulilie auction. In the highest liidder, ill  the Court House, at IteveWoke, Ihe Lilt li day of  .lime. I !!(!, at II n'eliK k. a in., lo |m.v iitsL'ssiuout  cost of advertisinjf .-unl expenses of wile)1  aiiioiintiiiK lo .f.'!Vl.-'S.  Hy Urdernf        (IL'.S l.l-'XU.  ���������')--)l, .AlaiiiiKcr Neirlli Sl.u- .Minliii; Co.  Ii.ited ut I levels! oke. this lltlh day of May, I.S'.Ki.  UollCE  \TOTlCK IS inClM-fMvTjIVI^N thai :m days  ^.\ lifter dale I v\-lli apply lo the lion. Chief  Ceiinniissiiiiier of l,;i lids and Works fora Miccial  license to cut, limlier on a one llioti.saiiil acre  block of land situated on e.ist, side of Klocan  Itivei-. Koolrn.iy I������i-li-Ii-i. ('���������iiiiiiieiieini; al, a  post ul iiin-lli-. as! i-nrncr aboiil 7 miles honth  1'i'oni Sloi-an City, rimniii^ south IIX) chains,  west, (111 chains, mirth llii chains-, ca.si lid chains  Lo initial post, eonUiiniwr KHHlncres niiireiir less.  i.;.\ianl'|.;i, l;i<:nki,u<:.  .Vakiihp, May (IIli, IMMi. l-|t  NOl'ICK         i1  , XTOTICK I.S IIKKKIIV GIVKNlh.il .-Hi da v-  i> afterdate I will applv lo the lion. Chief  Commissioner of Ijuidsiuii'l Worksfora special  license to cut limber on a one Ihoiisniiil aeri  block ol land sitiialed on east side ol .Slocan  Itiver, Ivoolcn.iy Pislriel, coinin.iiciiiKat a post  at norlh-> vest corner a Ijniil 11 miles noitli-west  ironi vvhere (li-Coliniiliin & k'ootcnay Itailwaj  crosses the Slocan iver riinninif noi-lh.-.'ii  chains, cist lllch.iiiis. iiorl.h llll chains, c-u,! ,'������(.  uliaiiis. south UV) chains, west (t'l chain'.Io initial  post, (���������ontainiiiK luoo aeri s mor.- or less.  ST.WbKV Mcl'IlADDKN.  Nakiisp May (ilh, ISiKi. l-ll  Coluiabia & Kootenay  Steam Navigation Co.OT  PASSENGERS FOR  Hall's Landing-, ,  Hot Springs.  Nakusp,Three Forks  Nelson, '       and .Slocan Points,  Kootenay Lake Points,  '  Trail  Creek,   Rossland,  ��������� "Northport and Spokane  ���������SHOULD TAKIO Til.-: ���������  STEAMER 7TAKUSP  Leaves  Arrow head   lor  Nn'riisp   nil i   Itnhson.  Mondays, \\'c(lnes(l.!..\.sa,id r'nil,iys.il 7 p.m.  Leaves  itobson  lor  Nakiisp,   Aruivvhend   and  Canadian I'.icilic llailv.a\ pointn  ie.i-,1   anil  west) on  Tuesdays,  Thinsdavs and  Sanu-  da.v.s al, ,S:.'l(l p.m.  (lonni-cliini is made at   Kiili-rni   with  C, &, IC.  It'y for Nelson and all points on ICooleiiav  tike  and   with   steamer   " Lytlon "   lor  Ti-ni'l   and  Northport.  ANADIAN  iiiiiiil  -TIIK  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  TO   AKI)   K1KIM  All Eastern Points.  Through First ClassSioepi'iiff Cai-s-and Tonrisi  Sleeping Cars to St. I'.uil. Moiilrealand Toronloi  without eliaii(,'e. ' '-  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.  |.'or local I laic card of the Coiupaiij 'n sfe/tm-  ei-s mi KJiiiicnay Lake apply lo Ihe' purser on  Ihiii'.I.  l-'.n-full in'oi-iiiiil ji.ii as lollckiis. rali-s.-ete.,  .i,i|il.v (oT. Allan.   .Sccrelary. NcImui.   li C.  Cut   This   Out.  .VI.VI.V  LINK TKAINS.  K.isl DiiiiikI (No. l'| arrives iliilh.  West,    "      (No. 1)       " " ' ...  AlUKIW   I.AICi:   llll.V.NCII  TIl.W.Ns.  Arrive'I'liesdays.'I'hiirsd;iys,s-|i( u|.||ay,s.:i::til p.in  Deparl, .Simd.ij's, Tuesdays, Thin-sd.i.vs . l-rterj) p.m  . ..Orl.i nan  ,,. I:l',*i ii.iii  Atlantic lC\-pressurrive.s   tl.l.'i daily.  I'aeilic "       ���������        lfi:-_Vi   ������������������ ,  AkKOVV  I,vl������i: lllll.Vl'll   Tn.vixs  Arrive l.'i::il. 'Piu-sdays. Tlnirsil.-iys. Satnrdayi,  Leave   l(i::i'l.   Sunday..   Tuesdays.  Thm-sdajs.  Trains on   Arrow Lake  IJr.incli   eoiiiif-el al  Arrow head with C. & lv. Co's Srir.vMint N'aki sc  CLOSE    CONNECTIONS  ..., To and From ���������  Rossland, Trail Creek. Nelson,  Kaslo. Ainsworth. Pilot Bav.  Nakusp.   New   Denver,  Three Porks, Sandon  ��������� and���������  ALL POINTS IN SOUTH KOOTENAY  NOTICE  VTOTICIC IS TIHItKI'Y GIVKN that :ill days  i_> after date I will upplj lo the lle.n. Chief  ('eiiiiiiiissiiincruf Lanilsinid Wi,rkslora siKcial  license to cut. Limber on n mie I IioiisiukI acre  block of laud siLuiiLed on cast nidc ol Slocan  Itiver. ICooLenay DistricL. Coiiihieiieii-K at, a  po.slaL noi-l.li-easl, corn,'r about. KI milt* soiit.h,  from Shjc.in Cii.y niiuiiil:; wcsi <kl clut.'i.K. koiiLIi  Ki.'lehaia.s. ea.sl, CO eliaim. n . I:. Lo initial post,  115(1 chains, ooniainiiie: H���������iK iicr.s miire i r less.  JOHN GKNI i.li.;.  Nakusp. May (Ilh, l.tKi. .   1-11  MAILS.  KKVI.I.sTIIKi:   P.O.  Close for Llie west .'Ir.'HI p.in  casl        ,Sr.lla.in  soiilli. Sun.. Tile., Tliur.   .'l:.'lil p.m  Itev. Station .   S:.-I.i a.m.. :i::ki p.m  Due from Ihe west Illrim ii.m  ca-l     .irl.l p.m  .soulh, Tn.-.. Thin.-., Sal   .'irl.'i ii.m  lli-v. Sl.itinu In a.m., .'i.-l.i p.m  ui.:vi:i.sriiiii: sr.vnox i-.o.  Close for the west .'.. l:'io p.m  CH-.I .   iiriiMii.m  " " miiiIIi, Tin:.. Tliiu-s . S.il    'I.IHIain  liijvelsloke !l ii.m.r IriHi p.m  Due from (lie west.  ,- !l:.'l()a.iii  ensl '��������� .    Irl.l ii.m  siiiilli. Wi.L, l-'ri., Mon.. ilr.Kla.iu  " "        llcvel-lokc !l..'Jna.in.. Irl.i p.m  IMPERIAL   '   /  BREWERY  , - Kamloops, B. C. ������������������  Export Lager Bsorin boiiles and kfcgs.  All orders promptly filled.  II YYi-:jjkh<i vv. .   .    Proprietor  For full inriii-iiiiitiou as l,o rates, etc.,  .���������ipplv to  I. T.   Iir������*\v.sti*r,  Ageiil, KcvL-ltitoke.  UKO. Mel. UltOWN.  DisLrict. I'a-seiiwr A^enl. Vancouver. )i.C  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  ROYAL MAIL LINES.  CHEAPEST route Lo the OLD COUNTRY.  AI'.LA.V   LINK. i  l'.vuisiAN, fi-iiui Hiillfiiv     April IS  Uo.NUdU i.v, -   Montreal May-J  DOMINION   LINK.  Srm-wMAN. from Halifax.- April il  V,i.M-(ii-vKH. from Monlrcal  Nlxv ri  I1K.WKit  LINK.  (Kroni SL. John. N. Kj    -  L\ki: O.NTAIUO Ajlrill.T  L.vici. Si i-MiKiii \priIr������J  C.ibin $10 ami upvMii-ds.    Intcrmediiite $.'tn.  Sleeratreat. lo'Vi^tratoK.       '      -  '.'  vl'iisscnjf.ers (ickclcd  ihroiiL'h  to all   parl.s of  (Jrcat Itrlrnin anil Irelaiid. jui 1 at. .spe<-ially low-  rates to all |ia)-ls-of thicKiiitj.Jcan coiiMncnt.  Appiy to I'learc.-it :-:!:".ui.s!iiji.ir.niih\-ayiiKent.to  I. T. BREV/cT2,K.. Agent. Kcvcisfokc,  Or   to 'W.'i.i.ivvi    .Srrrr.   Ccnel-.ii   '.\j;ii.,.  Winiiijic^-. PAGE 4,  FI IE KOOTENAY MAIL  rn  Kootenay Lodg-e  No. 15 A.F. 6s A.IW.  *    *   The regular mectiii),'  c v^-       are held in tlie M.is-  " ������\       onicTenipIe.Dc.iirnc'-  ,.   ���������   ,,^ify ��������� Hull,   on    the   third  ���������yMSC^e^toiloiuliiv    in    each  >-,���������CS& V-^i ���������'���������'inLh   at    S   p.   in.  ^S^T^cCH    Visitiiif,'   brethren  <Si_=_i���������..-���������=!_- cordially welcomed.  II.'K. SMYTItE. Sicciu.T.utv.  REVELSTOKE LODGE, I.' O. O. F., No. 25.  ^3iij-5- Iti'K'ilur uieetiii--rs are held  in O.llicllo-.va' Hall every  Thursday  nitflil   .it   pinlit  SjJo'clock.   Visilinii broLhcis  cordially welcomed.^ , _  C. LINDMAIJK. N.G.     IC. O. LKWIS. Six-.  Loyal Oran go Lodge No. 1C5S.  Iti'Kiil.ir iiiecliiij.;s are held in  the Odd Fellows' Hall on Ihe  *- s'.-etmd an.l loiirlli Wednesday's  of each month al ~-.:Ul p. in.  Visit hut brethren are'cordially  invited.  T. .stkkd. .i. t. woonninv,  W.M. Hee. Secy.  '   , BORN.  Fno.MKY. -At Revelstoke, I'Vidiiv,, June  ' li'tli, ,1890,   tlio  wife  of' E. 'C.  Froinev of a dau"liter.  DIED.  Andkuson.���������At Albeit Canyon, 'Wednesday,'   Ju nft    10,     thu     infant,  , daughte,i'"of Mr. ,'in(l Mrs.   Ande.r-  .   son, iif^i'd 1 inemths.  LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  Tom' Ta;> lor and Chiirlie, Molson have  returned to-Trout, Lake.  . Saudy, McKae   went in to   L;u-deau.  ���������     yesterday. " ' ' '       '  B        J. ftl. Kftllie, M.P.P., is.a^.iin  rusticating at Lar'deuu.  ��������� F.    Kegler   returned   from     Smith  Creek. Tuesday.  Gapt.   Kidd  returned   from   Rogers  ',    Pass, Monday. f\  -'.   Plnst'erprs   are' finishing    oft'    the  Station buildings.-  Another tr'aek, is heing added, to'the  Rp.velstoke rnilvvav yard.     '    .  Have you got n bicycle yet. You  want to keep in line.  Tom' McRue and George Kitchie  left for Lardcau City,Monday.  >E.,P. Davis, Q. C, passed through,  Wednesday, en route to Nelson assizes  j. C Clute, >Tnspeit ii'.-of Customs,  went through Wednesday going East.  '.No. 2 yesterday morning was a very  heavy train and carried a number of  ,    passengers" from 'the Orient. '(  \T. ,S,wneuey,-' T. Maloney ������������������ and T.Edwards left for the Dig Dend, Thursday.     '���������>   ,  Charlie ��������� Sweeney, the- Kamloops  athlete, arrived in-tovvn Thursday'and  leff same evening.  R. HOWSON&'CQ.  -Dealers in-  Furnitiire,  Doors,  Sashes, Blinds  and Coffins.  Agents for Rav'nioiid Sewing .Machine, Manufacturers Life; Insurance Society,  Union..Fire,   Insurance   Co.,   Pioviiu.-i.il   Building and Loan Asssoei.itiuii.  OiiCA.vs and Pianos.  jaMSa������UJUnUllMyGW.U*-P Ua*-l-������Al������EMreCnPCg  HUTCHISON ��������� BROS.  Produce Merchants . . Revelstoke  Consignments solicited of   Produce, Provisions,'Flour, Feed,  I> utter, Cheese, I^.^'s, etc., etc.    "   - ; 0  --Retail Dealers���������  In    Flour,   Feed   and   Vegetables   of all kinds.     All Fruits,in  ' '      Season.     Nuts, Candies, Tobacco, Cigars, etc.l etc.  BED-ROOK PRICES. . ,, GOODS PROMPTLY DELIVERED.  Give us a sarnp.le order and'you will never go back on us.  RCHANTS   SBITBLSTOKIE' STATION.  'Established 1S87)  - - - Wholesale and Retail Dealers - --���������,-,  In Groceries, ,Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes, Carpets, Stoves, Hardware, Paints,  ,   ,   Oils, Glass, Doors,, Windows, Miners Supplies.  JSfWe carry the largest and most complete stock in this section. ���������        ,     ,  BRANCHES at NKW DFNVFR and NAKUSP.    ,    ���������,  '8  W  t  .  THE LEADING TAILOR.  Spring Stock Jasf Arrived,'   '.' , ,'..'���������  .   Call Early and Avoid Rush.;  I  Wholesale   Commission Merchants.  -���������-������������������Revelstoke    Station-^���������  Butter,   Eg-^s,   Vegetables,   Hay.  ILIECIIEIR,   &;  H IT i-L-jtS;,  Furnishings, Brags, Fancy  s, Tobaeeoes and Cigars.  "'A������fhifia Of   hf������������fllfV a,Jtl H,J������y forever" is a house  J\ llllllg \3l- WJS,a\\iy  when it is papered with artistic ,  ,\v'all paper.     Fullest and freshest line in town at Gilker & .Wells,   '  POST OFFICE STORE  REVELSTOKE;' B.C.  ir t  AGENTS FOR  ���������.i-.jl-i.iii  A. MaeD'onald & Co.,  ��������� "Wholesale Grocers.  Kfa  Ltu I h.lb b\  \j a y i h i i   u l >h l ; m l   l l l u a n u y u h  ���������   ��������� (LI .Ml i'liU.) _  Capital, $1,500,000.,' ���������'    Head Offices,   I crontp, Ont,>  Manufacturers of Electric Mining Apparatus, ,  LiicDinotivcs.-Co.-i! (Jutlc;i\s, Iici.-i|)i-iii;iaiiij; Drills,  lUitniy Jhills, lleduotiini ami  [^iijliLiiig Aup.-irntu'*. , <!  ",,'J  ",������������������->- . j SX^jOjnT/^OO    Kiilu'i-oi" I)irot-t. Current or Three Phase Types, Suitable  . Joe Diinn; now of lllecillewaet. paiil I UIVj I  L/S^O    fur any make of Kan, rump. Hoist or Crusher,  llevelstokw a'visit  Wednesday.     Come KUmjIiioal TiaiiMiiksoiMif rower," l>y our Three Phase System, successfully  often, Jtie. '        . Iiperated up to ^">0 miles.  'You -et a   good   smoke,   when   you       .  B. C IJRANCH   OFFICES- ������- -;  ,liuy an Interior, La Morena   or   Pride    Granville Street-- VANCOUVER ' Kootenay District���������NELSON  of Kamloops ci^ar. ' - *      j -----'ATT'DE^ITIE]       TTS ' /JtHI-Oiii  The  bicyclists .have   hired   men   to |  rake stones out of   the    road    to    the  station.  Hon. J. H; Tumor, Premier of I>.C,  was in town yesterday   iroinir south  n  If you want to reach the People in the' North Riding of. West Kootenay  "     .     ;     YOU SHOULD -������������������������������������'���������   ' >��������� :   ' .  ^^4?Or/Q-  o  ivenise in  a  7  l��������� iL^uuir/iii'eii  e  I'd  99  OOOO-OOO'OOCCC.OOO  IF   YOU, WANT  T_ L- H_^IC3-.  NOTARY   PUBLIC  RHVF.LSTORE.  B.C.  Kelson.  \V.  P.   Harvey, "and , W.    >turray. i  immager Bank of P>. C. at   Vancouv  we.nt on to Nelson yesterday.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Oom-  ' mission Aerent'.  FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  J. B. Giffen, of Victoria, 'IV C.  rppresehtinij R. 0. Dunn it Co.. wa.-  in town Tuesday.,  0. H. Allen has heen iuipiovin^ the  river hank by his place to   the   extent ���������  of several hundred dollars worth. i  Andv    Craig   arrived   Sunday     He ,  h;us "ready" iiiipmved this waggon  road  to Trout, Lake by laying a large   pie -e r  of corduroy.  Messrs. Ahrahainson Bros, have put 1  a new fence in   front  of   their   annex,  and iire laying a .sidewalk  in   front   of (  it. , , i  \V. J. L������-e, P. ('.., left on Tuesday'  to attend the l.O.O.F. (.Jrand Lod^c a-,'.  I'lclf'trato from the ��������� Kevrlstuke Lnd^e ,  No.  i'i.  Two men, caught, while selling stolen  yrxxls,     were   on     I'Vidav,    iier'ore    F.  Fraser and T. L. llaig,   A. P.'s,   uiveu'  tw-i; iiionllis each. ' '  The hlixiinei- girl is with   u- '     Who  will say that   Ri-v elstoke   is   n<.i   ni'-t   '  l-upolitan.     The v iifilancr- eoiimiit tei- i-  enqitirin^ into the matter.  The O. 1*. U.  have   had   a   gmy   of -  Chinamen clearing oil' at   the   stalimi.  This will veiy prwliahly lead to.an   m  \  ere.i1-'' in wa^cs for white men. ,  Pi. H. Tilleman, [tlliitogiaplier, (it' I  Vancouver, will visit l'evel-toke vvith'  photographic tent, ���������June '20th, fm niu- i  week. +      '  i Representative of ihe Kootenay Smelting, & Trading Syndicate.  ! ACKXT FOR TROUT LAKK CTTY' KVANSPOItT, KASLO it'NAKUSP  "���������- HAIR -  HAIR  h  Y"on caii0get it done at the "Mail" Office  LOW IN --PRICE AS IN -ANY -OFF  O   O   O   O  O' o  o ���������o  O   O  O  O  0  0  o   o,o  O O O  0,00000000  o  o  o  O  O o  o  o  RE\ELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C. ���������     .'���������..'���������  PROF.   DORENWEND   IS   COMING.  ������  o  y, ,iis    (h-in'-ii-i i.if '-'1    the   > >���������-���������,-> 111 il'vinjj;  ' <-|)'-f|-'ot    vvi-,iri,i_r     lii-     ii,tii    good-, i  Tlinii- oid-  of   -r fh   isk-t i.vimf- ,md -  '^i-lil Ii'Uii'-li i i't    ( ,*l, oi.i    .11,(1    llie I'uilcd i  St.Hi--     Ml'   VVl'll-O.g     Iji-    .lllll-i'l-      to-llilV.   I  III     in i-iv      i,i-.--      I ! u ���������      niriliiif.l't m-'d ,  ,11 I 11 ,1-    I -    II' ,I       1,1 I ' I I, llg     III,III    I III-  I..it ���������!:-,*!',."-jV> ! "i.     mmI    -ml    >-v i-n ,ili e<   J  ;.,���������! i     i ,iu     fie' ii..      t ii.il      1 In-     l),,ii     ii '  i .  i Has just opened up a beautiful lot of  Spring Dress Goods and -Trimmings,-  Millinery and Faney Goods.  ;k>.  ������  '"''"'I'1'   ' And also a splendid range of the famous     ������  Slater Boots and Shoes- '  Mens Clothing- and Furnishings.  it i-  -!i-l������   i.f   I.VI;  I-;-'   .VV!1)     fir^'T-'    \','l(,-:,  'I'm i-;:.--- ih ill   vvuf-i.   [{v\:;-,   \\'sw  [���������':������( r: i ~.   >ivvi ir-,ii..-!,   Ii t sin-,   Mm .hi  l".'"l V     fcl'.ll.     -tl'lll''    .Mlfl   ��������� (j'l.lllt V.      .Ml  i-.ll) l>e |)le;i-ei!.     (':i-t   ,i-nle  False   Notions  .i nil pi fi'v icle vim i -(-If Willi .i ti",ui ill i- ���������  . , r i i.i l   vvill-^ive    r ll.ll iniii-^ ���������"lt<" (-.      Pl-ltl'.  nti-iiry    d>   -i.-inii--   tli.il    tn-    | >.,: ,.I|U> rxl   ,vill   l.c   ni   K<-v <���������!-!<,!.,.. ,,(  Tlie Provincial Or.iiul Lod-e \.().(>V. I ���������"'���������"' Mll"nl ' '"' 1,;1'"1' ' L,M ,ll:'1 '"' f"iIy    ,h''.,V" '"ri;'   M".!''1, T,'"w,",'''-V' 'V'1",' M'  i   ���������      X' ��������� . i ��������� i mm      i  iinili>mtr������i<l       I- il   I wit ,i  I'.ii I t.h'lt   111,11> V I In- iipjiin f-in',! V    -(,( ul'l   1,'it   l���������- I'i-1,  convene,! in N.umm... 1,1ns week.     11���������.     in !��������� i������w������ ������i. .        -   ,-....   ....     M mi-M sh-..,l,|..,f   i,,.,r   f.'���������-   l',-,f ���������  Kni-lltsof Pytliiiix h,iv,;   iilie.nlv    met ,  Li '-"xl ffenH.-in.-ii .1.. nn,   iw.n  ..Hi-    ���������|���������. ,.���������,.,.���������., v. U|, },!,������������������ ,,,); |i,���������. ���������r H.ilr  there, (iiifl the. -Mnsoiiic (Ji-jmfl  Lurl^e, is    I'"''"1  llilil   r'"'   "   ,v|lu'''  "������������������,K"   ,'1'1"    Dvi-   m  -veiv   -h-cl-,   !f���������;i    Il-.m-  tu meet there ;it ;.n cni-lv fh.te.       "        I pi'-fuilse.-.    Cnt'oi-t mi.it.-I v     I l-.-i -    (i,i-    P.L-.e he-, .iiifl Tf < ,i>, \< -I We.--,   Whi-  '',, x.      ,, i ,, ,   " , , .,    'Ik ;iiUeil incre.ir-e c.f i.il- ii, l..ii '-     k<:> - .n.<l  V<n.-|...   .<���������-.  .S.iin  .Necrlhiiin fell troin ailoiii- vvlnie . , \, .[  |,;,,. ,,,,|,, ,,l   n-e   -, |.,n   '..   i,-niu- in  vvnrkin.'     on    V.-indiill's    l.uil.lin-    ,���������,, ne-s ,,,���������l   K,:,y   I,;,.,-,  ;.���������.i   I ne   ,���������..-���������:, .-    m((ii|_    A, ,,,,. v���������.|.��������� ,., N-.l-l  'Tu.-sfl.iv, hikI ha.Hv li.H'l. his   si,!,-   ;,���������rl! (l1"1"-   "!'  ���������"'   "laM.v.-   -m.,1   .e1,.,.-.l  u '    ir     ��������� ..'��������� I      -    ��������� I .1 |)lie;ir,i in e,        .\I,IUV    I.H lie-      i.ivi-    I h"  flhovv.     Me. is <'et Un1' .-ironrifl ;;^';iiii. ' '  '        . . ,, . vvi-clfheil h.-iliii n!' ( riinpimr .-mil ei.i lmj^  1 he. Gov ernor-C ienei-;il or (^;in:ifl,i hn.s    ... , ,      ,.   ,  .   . ;   Illell-oVVM    ll.-lll'    Hi-liMil    nl     nllV in--   .III  been ple.ised to ;ie.t upon    the    pet it ion ^ .,,., ;,.|,.   .,,., ,.,.,!;,,���������    tll   |!,e-l\|,..     ''IMi  jire.se.nted fr������- i-ele.-ive ,-uirl h.is p inloiif-cl ', lesnlt i-, ii|..y iiiin I  Williiiiu    Doylr;.     He    was    senleneerl    m-vv sl,v le-i i nun- in  htstSepteml^ei-. . | l'"llovv them.  It     T-,     .,     ,.     ,.   . ...     . Prof. Dorcnwend ol   Ihe   I Inn-nvv end  Dr.lv   II.   S.   MeLe.m    w.ll    |,..,w   (.()    1/h|_   ,, ���������,   ,,.,,   ,,,,,  ,,,,,,v  tliout the isinl iif uoxt. week-   Im-   Il mil'  For all duties.  *n i ii  i'-iI    li.iil   ,n,d  'A lien       /?'>/','Ya | Ly^      ,;'  they ���������M-i,,;���������'..;.��������� to     gjr^^^NWE^   %"*%  k  %  toin-iny Lack Mrs ^eLean.n.i ^"iiy-'fRevelst'oke,'- Thursday, June; 18th.  JiOth motlier ,1ml li.iliv  ;li e dm ir.,'   vvcli, J' *J J waa.  mil the luibv  is   s,iid   to    he    just    ;is j  li.uifJsoinc -is lii-r rl.ulilv. j  NORTHEY CO., LTD.,  Steam and Power.1  JL


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