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 I   -I  V,       /       V  Vol. 5.���������No. 10.  REVELSTOKE. WEST KOOTENAY,  B.C., JUNE 25, 1898.  $2.00 a Year.  THEIR KOOTENAY TOUR  MINISTERS OPEN THEIR POLITICAL  -  TRIP AT- REVELSTOKE.  A complete frost for ministers���������Audience- in sympathy with opposition  ���������^Cotton and Kellie capture the  0  .  meeting.  ,Tho inilinl hum-;i'lijf i.f iniuisteis  Kootenay tour took place in I he  Victoria Kink, Kcy:clsioke on Tuesday  night. Tin- audience was large, ovei  500   people   being   present    niiiiiy ��������� of  , wlunii wi'i'c ladies." Dr. AlcKechuie  took tlie chair, .-ind on the platform  with him wciv Hon. Mr. Turner, Hon.  Mr. Ebcrts, .Mr. F. (ACotlon, All. W.  White" nnd .Mr. .J. M. Kellie. The  meeting was ca'dod, ut' course, in llu*  interests of the government cause and'  candidate Iml. tlmt it. .was ovei-  wlielmiugly opposition in s-entimout is  undeniable. Tho , ministers seemed  completely dazed at. (lie intensity and  force of Lho opposition fooling, they  encountered 'and appeared to lie as.  thoionghly crestfallen as is  thu  cause  ��������� lhey personally ieprcsent. discredited  over t lie country. 'In all Hevolfetoko's  experience there has never heen such  a harsh relutte .administered to any  public men and it will not be forgotten  booh by those who received-it. Hon.  Mr. Eherts chafed and grew hot under  it nnd ieerod at. the "futinv follow,"  in  ������' -    i .  the audience whom he invited up Lo  talk, it out. Resuming the mailer he  was talking .-ibo'ul.-governtiient ownership'of railways���������he grew- hopelessly  tangled up in bis aigtiment. He  studiously.avoidod rei'oieneo to rodis-'  tributinn, CYukon railway bonus, or  Chinese legislation, though boniew hat  forcibly reminded of them by the' audience, Ayho had the facts of these  things at- their tongue ends. It is not  imprbpet lo'say that there was mil bing  whatever in lhe Altorney-gen'ls speech  , pertinent to the is.-ues of the election,  and it seemed to liian'y as if he spoke,  hisliltle piece (till he got hot) in a manner as perfunctory as a schoolboy.  Once d.own lie never got up again,  though dealt some sluewd 'blows by  Mi.   Cotton' for   the  opposition.    He  ��������� showed-i������ne piece of commendable tact,  however���������Mi*. White "having interrupted proceedings to wantonly insult Mr.  (Smith, secretary "of the Jvellie committee, Smith demanded an apology 'from  the platform, and Ibis the government  candidate having chtulishly refused lo,  givej the Attorney-general practically  made it for him, Smith' promptly giving him credit.for doing so and lor.-ely  describing the candidate as "a Q. CI  but no gentleman."' The ungenerous*  actiq.i of tlie government .candidate  uidienci', mostly  nfipoj.-  symp.-ithy.  He concluded a" really g mil  speech by a request to heat the government, policy, as lie had waited long and  travelled far (o'hear i(. '  ���������'  Alt. Kcllie replied lo Mr. Tin n ���������!- and,  though very late  the  meeting insisted'  on   hearing   him.     Ik* sailed into lhe  premier willrguslo on   the  inequality  of taxation and di-~criii)ination'agaipM  mine.-, and miners in favor of coal and  coal miners'.    He  pointed  out  the  in--  equality 'of   representation  and- oilier  mailers chargeable to I he present government, and  i ('presented the premier'  as a weak man, pulled many ways and,  of no backbone.      Ills de'nuncial ion of  the government was forcible in tin; ex-  treinemc     and     was     received    with''  thtr.i'deis  of applause.'   On   icsuming  his   seat  he  wa-'greeted   with'.'three  choei's for Kellie"  and  the  singing   of  "he's a jolly good fellow."  Mr.,While apologized to'Mr. Smith  during the course of his few remarks.^  ��������� In answer'to questions by .Mr. fid  Adair, I lie premier couldn't explain  why woikinen had lo buy t heir own  tools, nor why Canadians or Bi-iiij.h  subjects resident here were discriminated against  in   favor of   strangers;  CAUGHT AGAIN  On lhe  Wcrlme'rn'   Tools  Killis Fixed It.  Tatter���������  The public now know  all  about (he  tool question.    The-Mail was inclined  to" give   John      Diinkwater  sibbald  credit for recon-ideriiig his original  absurd intention of making workmen  buy their own tool-: but from the lei-'  egrauis read Tuesday nighVil appear.*,  as   if  'in   Mr.    Kellie aliine is due lhe  pra.se  par; m-e,  torn.  'knocking 'out   Midi   a de-  CAUGHT ON THE FLY.  Impressions of tin Political  Meetings  by Our Easeball Man.  Nettle and McKeelmie umpired.  Cotton was the   oj po .ition -pitcher.  White caught out on   first by .Smith.  , And llu bleacher's  yelled,  md   Kberls   struck   out by  rosii   an   old 'established "eus-  W'neii Mr. Kellie was fir.-L apj rNed  o' the f.-i-;t. of- workmen having (o  furnis'i thf*ir own tools heal, o ice "out  ibis telegram:  A  IJBVKi/rroKE, May-10, '08.  XV\ S.' Goni-:.  Deputy "Commissioner of Lands and !  Woiks, Vicloria, B. C. ,  Sibbald is com pel ling"!  ing on trails to provide  tools.    Cannot  yon arrange for government! to <=upply  Tirner  C ill on.  fiber;.-went   norvnui   "arly  I ga   e; poor pitchci, loo \\"il I. -  in   (he  Volute.'.-, error  costlv one.  in  lirst inning  wa   a,  Turner too long in the box an.l his  delivery weakdied; was pounded all  over the Held.   '  . Cleanest shut out of   lie season for,  tin* Victoria limn by Revelstoke.  Iu>v-el���������Hev-el--Rev-el stoke !! !  It's notsiire, but the Mail thought  it heard one  of the special  policemen  Courts AIo:;nl Begbie and Arrnwhca ',  I. O. R. at lending, the uoeea-ed being  a iiii'inber of both 'orders., A number  of citizens attended'in vehicles and on  fool, and the funeral college as it proceeded '.othe eemelery led by the local  band playing funereal music, made r.ot  only amimposing spectacle but a' torching tribute, lo lhe memory Jof the deceased.  The beautiful ritual of the Mason'c  order was used in the burial service at  lhe grave,'Revs Bro.���������Ford officiating.  The funeral arragenieiiLs wi re entirely  under the conduct of I he masonic brethren, a inu.-l sufficient guaranty that everything ,'t fraternal bond could do was  done.  ENCLOSE GOD'S ' ACRE  "K)llie and White Nominated To-day/  The official nominations were made  to-day at the Court House, at 1 p. u ,  J. M. Kellio's nomination paper contained the names of W. Cowan and  W.'IJ. Vickersas proposer and second--  er, and T. J. Graham, II. N. Coursier  and Thus. Downs, as assenters. The  g.iyernmeiitcandidate's nomination paper   contained   the   names   of W. M.  grated on the  m  #  A  TO THE FRIENDS OF LABORS CAUSE:    ���������   '  ��������� i i < ,  ) ' G^ ' - " <? i \ '  .  It"having come to the notice of Rossland Trades and 'Labor"Council-that Mr. J. M'  Kellie,, until recently representative for the district of ,which<our city formed/a part, has been  regularly chosen as the standard bearer" of the Opposition, party of Revelstoke Riding in "the  present campaign, therefore we,"the Executive Committee of and under authority from said  Trades Council, as an. evidence'of1 appreciation of the valuable services rendered in the past by  Mr. Kellie-to the interests of������labor -in Kootenay District in particular and the Province  generally, take this method of publicly expressing our hearty endorsement of his candidature  and we respectfully solicit for him the sympathy'and support' of eill those who believe in prompting the interests of the producing masses by the   adoption of wise and judicious legislation.  Remember, a vote for a Tur'nerite means a vote for class taxation and inadequate  representation.      ��������� .'   '' .'���������"'    A "   ' -',,', '.  ���������   Remember, a vote for a   Government   candidate   means   a  vote for^a Ministry'that is  saturated to the core with pro-Chinese proclivities.      "   .  . ,  m  w  &���������  Executive Committee Rossland Trades and Labor Council  OK KICK Of  D  KOSSLAXD TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.  Rossland,   B. C, June .-22, 1S98.  John-McLaren,  'Charles' Marshall,'  John E. Taylor,  jCiiKis Foley;  , Tuos.  Bestwick.  he would take the responsibility of the  reduction made in w;iges on theiiver  bank and look into i|, on his return.  This led to discussion on Ihela.-tfjfu-stion  "letween Messi-s.   Adair   and Brown, in  n-  flusivijly lhat M.r. Gamble only was  responsible for the cut on river bank  wages in ]S.')3.  The meeting then adjourned.  The special policemen were not ie-  quired.  Facing the Music.  Tlie grandmotherly Colonist  of, fear for her iUtle ministerial d  now    facini;    that  , woi Id    of  opinion which  tliey   hut   heard  for lhe. last, four or mote yeais.  sue in the. full whirl  of   it   now  is full  arliiigs  public  about  Tlmy  . <how  ever, nnd tho darlings dont  bit. Tt's so shocking you  some,   common   farmer   or  like it a  know for  miner   "to  ed to the government, and was respon- i wl)i(;h Af,;lit won (1.ls.]Vj  shnw[n��������� co:  sihle for  considerable  feeling  and  ox-  cittimeut throughout.  The Premier's speech can host be described ;i-s disappointing, ]t was the  Biiine old story lhat has done duty so  long, and was.deli\ eied (il is only fair  to say he suffered1 fiom a cold) in a  manner devoid of force, freshness 01  originality. Tlie impression was not  good and he had not well sl.-u ted before  the people began (iling out'. When he  had finished,* W hicli lo make it woi.se  was, long past his time, tlie audience  had reduced to les.s than one-half. It  was purely a defensive speech, not a  bit of fire about il. lie defended tho  letention ol the tax on minors though  admitting it a hardship, he did the same  on the mortgage tax, admit led it was  a haidship too, but���������Hie country must  have a revenue. Hisallusiuii to hi^ action on the river hank was very weak  and he loft the impression on the mind*  of manythat he was afraid to argue it,  as when questioned 1 ('luting it ho got  quite unn'eceSMirily irritable. On the  financial and railway policy of the government he dwelt, |ong but to no purpose, as the audience grews-maHer continually. He i^row tiresome al last and  did not resume his seat lill icpeatodly  asked to do m> by the audience', \\;ho,  with the chairman, did not like lo interfere befoi e out of re.spect to his position.'   Premier Turner is no speaker!  Mr. F. C. Cotton received a regulai  ovation as ho faced lhe audience in io-  ply to the Attoiney-geiieial. lie sarcastically termed the la w-inakei 's  speech "soupand toothpicks,"and sympathized with lhe govei'ument candidate in not having received a platform.  He at once tackled I he progressive railway policy imd showed how the government were losing money on all their  railway enterprises as in  the  Nakusp-  as formerly. J. M. KiiLLlli.  was   answered'    satisfactorily,  Hlociin, where a private company got  the best' of il, when lhe government  ntood the cost, lie ridiculed the other  Dchemes, among them tin; Yukon-Cas-,  siar and arraigned the iccklcssnc.-s of  (.heir Hiianeing in.stern manner. One  after another he took up the.miner's  tiix,iiioi-lgage lax, land policy and 1 e-  distribiition questions and bandied the  ministers .without gloves, lie inter-'  spet'sed bis remarks with stories apropos and fairly captured the audience's  question the poor, dear premier, to  disturb tho attorney -general's' ewnri  or arouse, tho pugilistic passion of the  president of the Council. It's very  rude lo rufile the feelings of the im  portant itinerants just loose from the.  care, of their school mar'iris and so���������  the Colonist rushes in with thesugges  lion that (he practice which siieakeis  representing,(aie political party haye  of attending meetings called by the  opposite party is practically a mistake.  "There, is too much disposition in this  province to treat political' questions  from the debating school point of view"  it continues, and suggests that the be.sl  way is for each party to hold its own  ineetings. The. Colonist's alaini is well  founded ; the. 'darlings' are being rudely handled and if they get such a reception everywhere as at Revelstoke,  despite the protection of special1}-  sworn polic-eme:i,' they will indeed  ha.e to go somewhere into a corner by  themselves and have a good crv.  tools  He  thu-:  Victoria, ,May SO, 'OS.  J. AI. KlCLLlli,     .  Kevelsfoke, 13." C.  Yes!'have wiied Sibbald.-  ���������   YV. S. Goiie.  The Dodger had announced lhat  ''in consequence of tt he ad vice of the.  department not to alter an, old established custom, the gold commissioner  has decided to, alter his intention not  to'supply tools to parties working  under contract on t he roads and trails  in t his clisirici." The real reason (he  obliging gold roii)iiiisM>>:ier "decided  to change his intention" is contained  in Air. Kollie's telegram which produced the advice from the department.  ���������   " His Style.  Mr White has made one of his  characteristic .speeches at Nakusp; he  ''exposed the piet'ensions of'Air. Kellie  to be a workingiuan and the working-  man's fiiend'1 and "crii icised AJr,  Lvellio's public career."    Jt's awful.  Influence.  Not Ironical.  As il is understood that Premier Turner will be coining Ibis way next week,  the Mail would suggest thai government .-upporlcrs induce'[him to hold  another meeting here. This is not sarcasm.  ask rather loudly "Whal's the matter  with Kellie:-" the other replied, "He's  all right."  The minislers wei;e prepared for any  emergency. Policemen at the end ot  tho hall and a doctor on the.  platform.  Will Air. Kellie stay - with you?  asked tho member of ono of the learned professions. "No," said a wag,  "You- will; Kellie has business in  .Victoiia."  Deafness is an awful afliiition!  though people peopled yelled "ledis-  tribution" and "Chinese legislation"  ever so 'loudly, the poor ministers  could not hear a word of it.  Oni; man in th" audience was continually crying for "rope." lie has  pulled strings before   now,    thai man.  The Black Eagle!  Oscar'.Tacobson, of tho. Hlack Eagle  group, Trout Lake district, was in town  this week. The I?laek Magic was recently bonded and Air. Jacobson's visit was  lo receive the second payment on the  bond. The tunnel is on the lead 01) feel  and discloses a very fine vein of ore of  good average grade. Air. .Jacobsmi car-  Hrown and W. G. Birney as pioposer  and seconder,'and II. A. Brown, A. N.  Smith. XV. Frewing, Dr.. AIcKechnie  and F. XI. FaIIis, as asseiilers.  Struck' Ore.  The lower tunnel on the0 Piosehery,  the propei ty of lhe Carnes Creek Cun-  ,'solidated Gold Minns Co, struck the  vein last week exposing a splendid  face of fine looking ore. This news  will he leccived with delight by the.  numerous shareholders and friends of  this company as the. prospects of  h.-ning a mine, always,good even from  I lie. surface, are now considerably  brightened, indeed almost assured.  The Mail congratulates lhe. company  and its \ery ellicient secretary and  management.      ������  riod  some   very  from (he claim.  handsome   .specimens  The Double Shuffle.  The Toothpick of Trout Lake City  savagely picks its editorial teeth because the AJail advised it to be either  "a man or a mouse'' politically. It accuses the Mail in consequence (good  advice is generally misunderstood) of  seeking cheap advertising, and pio-  feeds to give it some���������a whole column.  Tho advice was timely,  all lhe same;    the   Toothpick    will     hereafter   be   a  The Kamloops Standard uses it as j mouse "and never will bo a polili-  an argument in favor of Hon. G. B. j cal publication." While "it does not  Martin that since 1SS2 he. has got for choose to be plastered with the mud of  his   riding    alone    -5970,000.    or    an | political strife,"  however,   "the editor  average^ of 802,000 per _\e,ir. The  average contribution of that di-trict  since SS-S9 has bnen'^bout S31,000  per year, or two dollars pap for everj-  oue paid .in taxes. 2So wonder there's  ii'o revenue:��������� no wonder the ir.iners  must pay taxes 011 their labor. This  kind of thing must stop in British  Columbia !  holds hiuiM-lf entitled to hi> own  opinions.", even political ones evidently, and, considers',hiuisolf free lo  roll in political filth if he' wishijs to.  It's a .happy.'arrangement, somewhat  on the double purpose pinn, as  The chest contrived a,double debt to  pay, . a bed -.by night, , a chest of  drawers by day,       ���������  Iii The Market.  The Revelsloke brick company have  75,000 brick burned and ready for use,  and have another large kiln ready for  firing. Aheady orders are being received from outside poinls, the excellent quality of the brick having all rac-  ted considerable al ti nl ion. The company will ship sample oi(b:,"s on application. The home market for (his brick  is ah e.idy growing.  So Mote It Be.  News of thedeafh of Air. John Pt uce  was received with much pain and surprise, lie had been ill, though set ious-  ly, but, for a few days, and his taking  oil was not expected. Air. Pruce was  line repairer on the Arrowhead branch  and a u.iiiu of most.estimable-qualities,  and.kindliness of disposilioo'; he leaves  behind him ,a large.; circle of relatives  and friends to mourn his loss.  His funeral was large and representative. The brethren of Kootenay,  Lodge,  No. 15, A. F. <fc A. AL, and of  Local and Personal Briefs.  A new lot of sewing machines opened up at Couisier's.   ��������� '        o  A! W. McTntosh   is   in   (own   from  Kevslono .Mountain.  XV. 11. Vickeis came up from Trout  Lake Cily on Sunday.  A new thing in a combination  curtain ring and clasp at Couisier's.   o  Mr. Giblnm, ropiesonting the  Colonist, was in town Tuesday.  Mrs. T. E. \j. Taylor arrived home  from Vancouver Thursday.  T. L. Ilnig left for a three mouths  visit, io England on Thursday.  Messrs. Foley and Ken-, hotel men  of Arrowhead, were in town this week.  Coursier has just opened tip a  beautiful lot of new things in window  curtains and drapes. o  Geo. T. Newman, of Arrowhead,  was in town this week. AI'-s. Newman is on a \ isit to Donald.  ���������7. D. Graham, manager of the  Waverley Co., is taking a great deal  of pains in diiecting the movements of  the worlc.  The, Pevel.stoke AV. I,. .&��������� P. Co.  decided at their annual meeting to  make all rates payable at the company's ollice, Cowan Ulock, between  1st and 10t Ii of each month. The  company rif.gre.ts 10 have to. do this  but it is necessitated by delay experienced in- 'making collections,,- ninny,  ratepayers, being absent when, col-'  lector calls. No contra accounts  unless against the company can be  accepted in discharge of dues. o  AND PROTECT  GRAVES   OF LOVED  ONES FROM DESECRATION.  It has be-2n too long- neglected���������The-  community  should take it up���������  It can be enclosed and  improved  , cheaply���������A letter.  Willi the subject ol the following'  letter���������lho improvement of the cemetery���������it is not noeesi-ary fur the AJail  11 say it is heaitily in sympathy. It  has devoted con.-iderable space loit be-'  fore and will be glad to do s-o again lill  the matter is accomplished. 1  Eqiroii Kootenay Mail :  Sir:���������To the many hundreds of people who assembled at. the cemetery on  Wednesday to pay a' last'token of respect to the dead, it must have been  painfully, apparent that something  should be done at oncetoenclose "God's  Acre," and thus pro fool' the graves of ,  those we love from desecration. It was  distressing in the extreme' to many ���������  standing around to witness the .sight  'of giaves being trampled upon by cattle and horses, and I for one confess  that I felt ashamed that as a commuii1.'  ty we have hitherto neglected one (f  the corporal works of mercy taught by  -the christian religion���������that of care tor  the dead. ��������� Tht.s feeling ivas intensified  when a gentleman who was piesentat  the'funeral, and he a Jew, expressed  pain and surprise at our apathy in'this  matter. At a public'dinner table he  again broached the subject,'and offered to subscribe $o.00 towards a fund if  .a" list was opened, another gentlen an  'ottering $10.00.  , '     ��������� ���������  Now, sir,,if I may I e'lllowe'd (oofcr  a sag-rest ion. it is thata subscript ion list  be opened in each of the churches and  at. the offices of both papers in1'towi ,  and a hou>e to house canvass In- made,  by the committee with the object, of '  raising funds to fence the eemelery and  thus lemove from our town the stigma  that we do not care for.the'dead.  You will reinenibei th.-it'last year one  of tlie churches gave a collection for  this purpose, and the members of one  chinch by means of a public concert  raised another sum. But the principle  of iiiising such a fund by means of entertainment, etc., is not the right priii- '  ciple. Bear in mind that care for the  dead is a divinely-iiiiplan'ted'Jnstiiict,  and that it. ranks in God's sight with  feeding the hungry and clothing lhe'  naked, we ought not to withhold our  money until we get .something in'return, but jrive willingly what we can  afford. Understanding that a committee had the matter in hand, I thought  it would be intrusive on my parttosay  or'do anything, but after the expeii-  ence of la-t Wednesday nianv think  that something >hould lie done. '  Yours truly, Fhank A. Ford.  Si. Peter's Church, Revelstoke.  June 23rd, 1S9S.  The Second Time.  1    .  Last week the Herald was asked to  give au|explanat.ioiiand apology foran  editorial its issue of llih ins1-,., which  referred in an inexcusable manner to1  to'its "local contemporary. No notice-  has been taken, the request is made  again this week.     ' <  Is This Not Enough ?  Tne Dodger asks the Mail for arguments in favor of the opposition. 'lb  has several ! First, there are the lilt's  of the Herald it������t-lf before it look the  slimey somersault which landed it over  into the <ink of Tin nerisin. Do you  want niiv more ?  Eb:rts Wont Try.  Ever since Tuesday's meeting rt  rumor, as per-istent as LJaiKjilb's  ghosi, has circulated that White was  to hedropped a-government candidate  and Hon. Eberts substituted. So  generally credited -comerl lhe lepnrl,  the AIail had its Victoria corres������  pundi'iit interview Ebert- yo.-terdiiv  and receives reply: Fhorts fo-nighfc  emphatically denies rumor intending'  lo contest Revelstoke Hiding.  A Denial-  Ehitoh KnorKNAY AIail :  Dear Sir.���������-I notice in your issue dated June ISth, that "Anti-Turnerite''  claims I received my instructions from  Revi-Moke to attend the convent ion as  .1 delegate. Now, if he will only piove  what be a-sens iu your next i-sue, I  will be, gieally obliged.   Yours truly,  W. Price.  Delegate from Comaplix.  Coniaplix, B. C. June IStli,  [Air. Price strains at a gnat and swallows a can':el.    Will he say that he gob  his instruction's   from   Comaplix   and  give name of chairman and'-secretary'  of meeting which elected him?���������JJd.I PAGE 2
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OPPOSITION RALLY
ON MONDAY NIGHT WAS A  GREAT
'  SUCCESS IN EVERY WAY.
1
A large,audience���-Mr. Kellie.'s speech,
'Mr. White's reply���-Kellie certain
of re-election���Government candi-
���     date not in' it.
Monday's' opposition rally al .the
Victoria Skating Rink was a splendid
success. 'The audience numbered
about -150 and over thirty ladies
graced the meeting with their presence. The chair was taken"by W. A.
Nettle, and on-the platform were
Messrs. Cotton and Kellie, opposition
candidates   for   Vancouver   City   and >
He pointed out the discrimination between the Dunsinuirs and the Vancouver Coal Co., and,'said every man,
rieh <>r poor,' should pay his proper
��hare of taxation- He then dealt with
the injustice of the tax on miners he
was not in favor of a tax on labor, and
This statement amused the iiudienoe
<o much that Mr. White threatened to
sit down hut no one objecting he.,
didn't. 1 Mr. White again .referred to
the Trout Lake meeting and "what I,
did there." He asked if Mi. Kellie. was
:i man thy people  could   trust   if  they
was nor m ravoi in ,i i.i.wu i,,,,>,,,,....*. . ^ >      ���
if U was to be put on vat all it should | send him to the, house (tin- ''.eel.nj,
t equally distributed. He referred j answered yes !) He referred to Iruck
next to Wo-t   Kooteuov's .taxation:  it ! Act's scope, and'his  conclusion   on   he
paid over $100,000 more llviti tho
'whole of Vancouver i.-laiub. said we
wore taxed out of all proportion here,
to keep up spoon-fed constituencies,
weak and unnecessary. He objected
altogether to this0 inequality ot'^ taxation.' He alluded to the 'lavish' generosity of estimates this eh-ction yeas
, tax on   woiking miner-,  was "no  kick
��� coming to,ihe, metal   miners  in B. C."
��� There was n'iore   Trout  Lake meeting,
| -how I  Hipped   Kellie   up on railway'
��� subsidies," but he would say noinoreon
1.railways lill lo-tnoriow night. He
Almwed   tho "piogressivoness"  of   the
country  bv  the  parliament buildings
croMtv Ot  estimate*   luis vs'-li'11" *l "���'>     .',-       - ' ,    ., ��� ��� .1.
th.Yukon railway horn., of 81,��W,0��> .nn.l the Yukon railway subsidy   ninth
fnra route to'develop  Dominion  gov- he defend-d also,-and said   kellie, an-
ei'ivvent ni-bo-i tv who' took S7U0.OO of tagonism to the gove. 1m1e.1t was i-eall>
eill,l,niM)lop.iO - ', �� cikiwMV   mmn ntrarat.
on account of Sibbald'- appointment,
and his occupancy of a room in gov
eminent bui.lding. ,., |
He th-n made a very hitler attack on j
Mr. Kellie about La.rdc-.ui town-ite and j
licenses., 10 per cent,   royalty,   trade h
c"ti<es. etc.. out-of   theie.     13. C. get.-'
e-mdidatcs    for    Vancouver    yyiii     in'"!1-'" ' , i.;,l ���'..,.
ieveSpending, Mr. Whit.'-, the, ov-    ��ol��mK.   .�����  *** \"*���        ���X
.!, ilnt's local candidate, and his sup,   forMipport  of coa-t  ,-op\ .     Da. w
ore       Mr. 'Grogan.    The  clubman    ion government should bu.Kl   Iv   roa   .
poiui.   -'!'���   <-     �� , ,     07 ijTt.fHXJ   more   out, of B. ( . , -
<.,������!   the   meeting  w,h  a  few,,-- ^   ^ i;,(.k_    ������        ,,.���.,,, ., ,..���,.    t,��� !;(i��� ���,. h.rd feeling
marks on,the government or^Q      . , ��"   fj * .,/    ,���.���,.,.���,        Ml, Kl.ni, y(,^a hriefly there bemg
White's  address,  mecess. ->   ot   I in.- > '' K(-otcnav.   C,s-i..r   and    no. bin- i.xirh lo reply to.
mllil living to K,t outtoh.ht torlum- j �������^   "HJ\h^  t(')k   u;)  !���,1Nu,. ,     Ml, (.llltllll made a very  able speech-
nation 'and   .cured     the   irovermnent    ."deed a, ra-igning I In- government roc-
coi.chiding-aid if beaten he would en-
elf.
work in the pa.-t. said ho was 11 ind and
true and     his     actions,      were, better
proof.-   than   pi onuses.    Me called on
'Mr. Keltic.
Mr. Kellie. the opposition candidate,
on rising wan received with -nch a
.-torm of AhAi- that tur a few minute-
he could not .-peak. He feelingly alluded to ill" warm th of hi- r��ceplion
in Ihi- campaign, that he wa- never so
kindlv n-ceiveil in hi- life. He de-
i-crib.d Mr. While's platform a-, announced at Trout Lake (.'it y as follow; " 1 am a lawyer; I belong to one
of the learned profession-; 1 was in
������mlily    for     three
'ord. H" went into the "progre��� ivo |
railway policy, lhe finance., and tax;
on u 01 king miner-. Hi- < ouchiding re- j
mark-on 1 he government-'- record low- ,
ni'.l- 01ieut.il labor u-ie very good and ,
thoroughly appi<". iated by the audi-;
ciice. ���      1
Mr. flrogaii look Hi"   platform   fm   a,
few uiuiule-in defeue,. nf ih"   govern-
llietlt.
Tneie was no mi-iakiug ih" s.-nti-
merit- of.,tiu- me 'ling. It was an op'
;,o-ilaoiiat,dK"Hi"me.-t Kigali Uiiougil.
��� The u-o-, enimeiii, eaudida'f'.' .-l)<i��'"il no
,u (|ii.iinta:ice with I h" country'- affair-,
his plat form -imply b'lilg, put Kellie.
.win.111 you lia.e known f-n y.ir-, out,
and (ml me, -1-ir-H.ger.ii]. Hi- i-iii-ii ks
\ver�� painful!',-   p.-i-onal, bejpg   prire-i-
��,��� -- r. ��... '���n,��.,-v..,ii; j ��E:;:A;:A::ri:���:::;;;,:^i ��� ::!!y;::^:;.:y ^rir:
split in opposition  ranks,   Mr.   Kellie', ^ election is fully awired.
statement of his going   toTiout   Lake \  ������
City to runaway void   of explainerl |      (;onshl\,\(. McHae took two pri I'.n'jrs
his  running  away,' referred  to Trout, tA ]\'a'mioops, Monday.
r    1... ii-.t.. .....>.t\<:,r   t-nifl  ICIlie tried to-
the   Norlhue.-l   a���einhly    fm      ....
���ear, and got road-, trail- and bridges    Mr.       Kelho       resumed
oinlt  tbor,"    Ian,   a   iighier."      TblA aniid-t    long   and    hearty
roundly for it- ti��.irment of W>'-t
Koolenay and said a- Jong a- th" ;
Turner government was in power a
proper ri-di-tribuiion bill, could not be
expected. He took the fa vorif i-m of
government in dealing with const it-
uenetencie". gi\'mg ��ii."ii-H -homing
lhat fi 0111 !>l-!)2 lo './1-f'T We-t Kootenay had paiil in more 1 h.m it received
by SISS..7W.10. and in the l#l,t I" year-
Ka.-t and We-t Kootenay had paid in
jjjli:?, 1-7.00 more than it had h-im
given. The       goveriiment iil��-a
of       doing      so       much       to       op. n
West   Koolenay     was     not, pi-t ifh-d.
us       -eat
llplan-
!ir;!i ^ r.:.;::.;^>,^ ��� ^^^^::r^;,
direttly. as  did,   too,  this  biting
or invilation, glad to meet Mr. Cotton,
the present inequality of taxation,
how metals were taxed but coal .was
not. Hon. Mr. Turner said he would
tax coal, he had the power, |mt be
didn't do it for the Dmisinnir influence
was too strong. : He showed how coal
mines located after a certain dale paid
5 cents royalty per ton, and said if the
Dimstiiuirs had' paid that,in the last
four vears they wouldphavip paid
$J2S,OQO'-' instead' of $12,(KXl as "at
present. The Dunsinuirs have the
government by lh��. throat, snid Mr.
Kellie, and the.- audiciife thought the
suuie by the  upplause uiul  iipproval.
Lake City meet ing, said Kellie tried to,
get sympathy by saying "I am a'uii-
nc.r, workingman|s friend," etc., (cries
of -���'he is.you belj'.), J replied this way
." As long as I have   known   Mr. Kelli
Block'  is', almost
 _ ,[fc i,^. a,   decirJed
improvement to: .\lacken;/i�� Avenue.
Hon I,   forget    tliij  .���(Inimatiir ' clubs
The   new   Taylor
���ready for'occupancy
" Aslom/as I have   known   Mr. Kellie .       ,- r>      ���[-,.,-     ;, ��� , .,     .,0,1,   ,,,
As long a.. 1 n.i ���:, ,.1,'Ycries '.entertainmeht 01   'I uesday .the 28th  at
he has never done a, lap of work, (cues    Tpr���-,,���>   u,,||.
of shame.) Iteferred to his mode, of
nomination 'next, promised he would
siipport any Kootenny measure, no
miltter if brought   in   by   opposition.
Tapping's J'lal.l.-
Attorney-Oeneral Eberts went west
Wednesday night. Couldn't face the
Kootenay music, probably.
ON REPRESENTATION
THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S MASTER
;      PIECE REVIEWED.  ���
He called it fair and just���Is it���A
few tests applied���It fails to meet
, any of them���The bill is full of
anomalies and inequalities.,
When Altorney-Gen'l Ebei tsbrought
down la-t session his now famous redistribution bill, he called it one of the
most important measures brought before ihelegislntiveassombly,and which
he claimed, upon careful peru-al by any
fair-thinking ui.-m, would be found lo
he FAIR in its provisions and JUST to
the people of Biitish Columbia. Representation i*> based in democratic countries on equality of voters���one man
equal to'another���and Hon. Mr. Kherts
bill to he fair and ju-'t should stand the
application of that test.    Hoes it. r*
On April Oth of this year (I ho date of
the hist parliamentary return) there
were Hl.oOl voters in Uritish Columbia ;
10,012 of Ui.-so were on Vancouver Island. 20,019 on the. mainland. The Island voters are given in the bill 11 rcp-
lesenlalivo-, I ho general average of
voteistOa rrprosenlalivo being 73S.
The miinlund voter., get 21 representatives, 1 lie average being S7H. The
mainland, applying this Island average,
should have instead of 21, as by this
hill, not les-.s tlian 28.
Hot there is a 1 noie correct way loap-
porlioii t he pmpor repiosculation of
the-eiwo great poriions of the piov-
ince, that i'> the proportion of urban
and rural void's to a repre-enlative.
On Vancouver [-laud. lh|' urban vote
is larger lhan the' rm.il vole; on the
mainland, wi'lh il- gieiiter area and
-���ciftcied population ihc.roiidilions- are
ri".e,s,.(l. On Apiil Olh, I here were
(ii:{7 111 ban voler.s on lhe Island, and
1,175 itual witers; l he urban voters to
a |-ep|e,entalive were J 2S7, llu- rural
prop'.ition 101. On lhe mainland at
ih" Haiio- date then were V.iJM rural
vol en and but 7,:��j:J iiiban ones,
the averages being 7115 1 oral
and     117^     urban       voters       to       a
,,.|,i( ntative      in     th"     legislature.
Jhis show.s.Uiat on the imiiiiland il re-
,qnires 191 more urban 11 nd 219 more rural 'voters in each constituency to re-
ceive lhe.^iiiie.ifpres"lit-ationgiveiion:
the Island ; and as there are 21 seals
��� oh the inninla.nd (by the division into
iii'lnu'i nnd riinil C(iusliliienciesaud tak
ing lhe average's there should be ���%)
thisexci'ssof maiiihuid voters totals al-
Logetliorsome5000 voters,-orone-fourth
the   electoral,  strength   of the   entire
inainland. These upon the Island basis
are practically, disfranchised. From a
mainland point of .view, therefore, it
looksas if the Attorney-general's sense
of fairness was coloured with a tinge
of insular prejudice.
But there is another point of view!
The West Kootenay view, which considers itself a keen suffenM under this
hill. At the date before mentioned,
West Kootenay bad a voting strength
of nearly 4000 voters (it has considerably ii'iorucuow) and it' was given but
four members; at the same time, the
rural constituencies of Vancouver IsT
land with hut slightly over 1,000 voters
were allowed lo retain the large num-
lierofmeinbersthoyhadliefore.vizMiine.
So we (ind that with no more voters,
practically, these Island constituencies
have twice as much to say as to how
the revenues of this country shall be
raised and how expended. Do they
pay more then ? Does money taik ? No!
For in '93,' '90, '97 they paid $:i83,:i75.02
to the treasury," while in'97 alone West
Kootenay paid .$S33,0l)l), or as muchjil-
most in one year as lhey in tlnee. Fair
and just aie not terms applicable in
this contrast.
There are, however, mainland, con-
Ira.stsalso possible in this hill fiom the
Koolenay standpoint.; and as sectionalism is no part of the opposition policy, and is to be deprecated, an illustration of a home anonialycqually as, glaring as the Island one given, may not
he inappropriate. In West Kootcnuy's
conlines is now contained at least one-
(iflhof tho. population of the province;
it includes the incorporated cities of
Ito.ssland, Nelson, Ka?lo and Sandon ;
has numerous town-, as Hevelstoke,
New Denver, Slocan Cily, Aiusworth,
Trail Vmir, Naku-p. Silverlon, elc.;
also many .smaller places and mining
camps. Nearly all the shipping mines
of the province are there; the chief
revenue of ll"'. country is derived from
there; it has numerous railway lines
and branches, sniolleis, banks, steamers, churches, schools and societies;
and nearly all and every other commercial ami .social institution is represented; jet with all of these adjuncts
of civilization, acquired mostly within
lhe last few yeais, it is not given by
Hon, Mr. Jfiborts' hill quite as much
representation as Cassiarand Lillooet,
districts which haye but a small population, not a mile of railway, no cities,
no large town.-, and no shipping mines.
How "fair and just" this distribution
of repri'.soiitalion is to West ''Kootenay
is also shortly and easily *oeti by, tmt-
ingthat since'iSM, 'of the total increase
of voters in 'the province (8.380) West
Koolenay contributed 2,110, or more
than one-fourth, while Cassiar and Lillooet combined' added but 351; or oue-
twenty-fourth. ���    _    ;
There is, however, one more princi
ple by which this bill should be tested,'
the cardinal one of represi.-nfativogov-
eminent or majority rule, AiUJh'g 111!
the mainland scats controlled by th^
government-at the lime of tips bill's,
introduction, to the Vancouver Island
seats, all government, (Mr. Higgi""' ror
volt is- ;i slight exception) it is found
they provide for 2:i representatives
with a total number of voters amount-
ing toll, 1!)3; an average of 017 votes
to a member. This leaves n majority
balance, 17,303 voters to tip; opposition
party, with but 15'represenliitives; an,
average of 113S per member Assuming then that lhe goveriiment can capture all the. seats controlled when this
lull was introduced, they would not
represent a majority of the electorate ;
the tail would again wag the dog. How
any man of British nationality who ,
looks upon representation-tbe very
foundation of responsible 'government,
���as a right and not a privilege, can ,
call the Attorney-General's bill fairaud
just under the circumstance.; disclosed
above passes comprehension. R''pre- ,
sentation has been bought with a print
in times past; is to-day the bulwark of ,
constitutional liberty, and without^
government is but despotism. We.
would indeed be degenerate sons of
worthy sires, and unworthy the traditions of the'country under whose .flag
we live.if when that.riglit is threatened
as it is by this bill and its equality of
application destroyed, we failed' to
stand as our forefathers did for our 11)'
si
alhMmlilo Mollis.
���I    IT
THE GOVERNMENT.    .
What Its Local Organ Thought of It a
Year Ago.
' Revelstoke Herald, July 28, 97.
There are. iiiniours of a shuffle in the
pinvinciul cabinet. The commissioner
of lands nnd works and the. provincial
secretary aro said lo be about to retire
and two other government supporters
to take their places. They m-iy as well
save, themselves. The people do not
care, two straws which of them is
provincial secretary or commissioner
of public works. VVhat they want is
to get rid of thein and till th-jir ways
and works. ' ^
Revelstoke Herald, July 17/'0/. _
What this province, wants to see in
power is a reform party bent on sweeping out of existence, the whole corrupt,
antiquated and easy-going ;syste,in of ;
doing business at'present in vogue at
Victoria; and on replacing it by an'
honest and business-like adminislra-
fion of public affairs. This province
has been run quite long.enough for the
benefit of a little clique at: Victoria.
It is high time it was administered for
the benefit'of the people.   :-. \- THE KOOTENAY ;MATL.
FA GE 3
JINGLES AMD JESTa.
THE TATTLER.
TECHXIO PERFECT.
THE  LISTENER.
A Pair.
nol'iiid! TI:o ball last night I thought    T
(-Al'.J'ov."h lhe men for dances fought,
���A:il-I Inlcocl at ray test)
. Ch" Jov.-cil. M upidcn affair���
IT'..-.I ihi:) lijioriiil, I declare,
To '. end .T^: k wast!)
E.:ci':)t cap vraliz.   He danced like JacK.
I Mr.-.', laj- rye.- and thought hnn hack,
f-^o well (hd if deceive.
Viii.l f. c:i, v. lulu v.-o \.-ent circling round,
Jusi !uol:c.l in f.ilc:jco on lhe gi ound
A.-.A si-udc 1 elk".te-
r-;.tl...... ,���_ s;c.,,-jOC].    n0 l-ojrf;c.l my card.
'.'l.:��it!   l'all.'" lho:i bit h's pencil liard
-4.:ul <V. e-.v a ]j;lio -i-r3i-    '
''Vu: da:KC ''o h!:c her!" he cenfessod.
'���'A i i-.l I l:.i(,v-:.' he:r.e, out wet."
"i;ov��-'sti-aBj,c!" :r.id I.
i   , -.7.71. Clintcr in Truth.
A Sharp  Retort.
Tho retort, piven   !:y :i  certain  le.-.rnrc
FCK'iu i _���!, r.njfi l":.ic I.ci n more .'iiruiMiig t<
th? <!-.l(;,)!:c:-- tiiiin to the  learned gcntlo
li '::!)'.���! ;n:t:^,or.i?t.
, J'.'hiipi ciiid :.(, ilitiHcr that ono ��� cf the
pflRC"!  lepitV to   diTidu   philosophy   and
��� -,v(,:it, on rudely lo express tho opinion that
jihilpsophc-r whs Lut another way of spell-
in;;:foaI. . , '
'rWhat.is ?p:.v opinion, professor?." lie
si.<0:(.;1. "Is there much distance between
thcin?" ,'
'i'hu professor, with a polite bow to his
br-tii-i-h vis-a-vis, responded , gravely,
".foil!!.times only tho viiilth of a table."���
Youth's Coirpanion.'
Equal lo the IZincrccncy.
, JuBiin Iluntly McCarthy was once showing- a yoi.nj: American woman over thf
liou.-sc'R of parliament. In escorting her
through .the  library of  the commons   he
��� ca*n��lJ.v, mentioned, a�� a ji:crc or less in-
,tcrc?t:ng fact, lhat lu was against the rulet
for a w.cinan to sit down there. "Is that
really a law of the place?" asked the fait
American.r "That is so," answered McCarthy gravely. "Then," said his visitor,
"yen jn.st sco mo break it,-" and,'drawing
tip a^chiiir, she sat resolutely down at the ,
table.���Argonauti.
Tho Ku!i:ifj Passion.
About (ho "scorcher,'!.'' dying bed
His paion'.s stood in pief profound; '
A candle flickered at Ins head,''
Eui-lied weeping was tho only sound.
The Vattc:ed "biko" ontsido tho door
TcM plainly how the deed was done���
The hj-codw ay ne'er would see him more,'
-, For dq.v.h would como by. sot of sun.   ���
,Bul ��� ce, across lhat face so dear
"   A.iny cf icason rcoms to [jlidc���,
Ec E'.aris, then whispers'ttruiidoly clear,
,   "I voider'what vliccls angels ride!"
. ��� Liurnna V. Sheldon m Xew York Journal.
A'TossIblo Assistance.
"Willioisa remarkable  boy," salt! lhe
lad's mother  to  tho  eminent   musician.
"IIu reinenihers'every tunc he hears."
'-'Indeed!"      ��� i,   ,      ���   ".     ���  '
, "Isn't that n'yalunblc faculty?"   ���
"Well, it.may enable him   to  bccoire a
EUC'jcsri'ul composer."���Washington Star.
y'   < ������,
-.���:,���     , A Sympathetic Chord, ,, ,
".What did you do with that klcptoma-
niac in.ynur'literary club?"
"Wo didn't do anything.    She made us
all weep by confessing that she had   been
, led astray, by-luiviug,to pick her husband's
pockets for pin money."���Chicago Record.
Jlrs Vmkc, wife cf the late Senr.fcr
Virago r,f !S"orth Carolina." is one- of the
r, itriCst wo;nc:i in Washington.
J'rj'.i Ellen Uiilbrauscii, the celebrated
:'.v.t;!:=1i singer, h.is received a handsome
yi.U lj:-..ttl.c from lhe queen of Denmark.
Tho will of'yi?= Winefrido Martin of
I"..,.-c.ore brqucaihs more lhan $150,000
io il'in.'an'Catliolio churches and institu-
, lion j.
Alice C. Mu'kcy is considered one of tho
clo��tri--6 polniui.uis i:i !;t. honis. tihe is
di.seriiji'il as "sweet, petite and politic"
ty a local paper, i
i is.'L'ingtry poPSOF.-jcs �� dressing Jia^
i.Ii^nii perhaps tho costliest of its kind.
Icirf i.!l,;'i!ul-,v:!'i g<,l.l and jeweled flt-
tuijis a.. 1 cost 5 7,.100.
Mrs. Jennie June Croly is ciifiagcrl on a
hi--tury ol the women's dubs of the United
^i.r.a-5, v/iilcii siio was askud to write ap'lhc
,'.it n;ei;li:i;; ol the gcmral lrdcralion.
'J"i)e i',i'of-':sijn ot law has been lately
thrown open lo women on l!:e simo terms,
vs n.c'ii ui Canada, thanks to, the pcrsist-
s-ucj nf ii'ie woiniiu, Miss Clara. 1J. Mar,-
ti:i, who has l.cp't up lhe flylit,for seven,
yea:-.
Mrs. T. RuiTern Tailor of Xew York
is rii'liiinwlcdgcd'tis t!io most beautiful
srict.-iy woman on this side of the water.r
hlu'js picturesque, of a patrician type, with
ail the charm and dignity of an old World
r/riiiujes. ��� ���  ���
Miss Frances Bray has the honor of bc-
iiip; the second woman in ibe United King-
du/.i entitled to add iho letters LL. 13. to
her niunc. 'J'no.first, Dr. Lctilia Walking-
con, is iikev, isu a':i Irish woman and a native of Loll'ast.
Ml!o. Uenrictto S. Ciprradi has been
Hindu an oliicier "d'acadeniie by the French
goMi'iimont., lllle. Corradi is a membra
of lhe Woman's Press club of 'New York
city nnd tho,rorrpspondcnt of a Paris musical'publication.   .���       i. ,p   '
Tho widow of Dr. Andrew Fleming of
Alleghany, Pa., has just presented to the
Pittsburg Carnegie- library liis lino medical hlrnry of 1,000 volumes many of the
bonks lcinj; rare and authoritative monographs on various diseases, which cannot
bo (Iiipliratcil.
Mis< Winthrop, the author of "The Bu-'
gluCalI,"'a charming volume of pooms,
is , the grcat-fiiMiuklaughter of Du -Witt
Clinton,, the f'r.st governor of New York,
ar.d is also a lineal descendant of .tho Governor {JVinthrop ��� mentioned by Nathaniel'
Hawthorne in his "dcirlet Letter."     ,
Princess Theresa of Tlavari.i, "a. maiden
.l.ii'.y of mat uro yearn and ' a�� eccentric in
lur , appcarr.ncu 'as 'in her behaviour, has
explored all-South America,"as well as unknown parts, of Siherin| her services ' to
the cause of peogr.inhy ka\i:ig won for her
honorary membership in most of. the geographical societies of Kurope. .r
.HOW A MAM GOT TWENTY YEARS
FOR A'PERFECT FORGERY.
^  Eccd CoaiJletcJv Fooled the Man Who^e
Drawing; Hie Line.
Tliercnio distinctions lo bo made
Q-liat oft aio vei y fine,
And he is wis.0 wlio always knows
Just where lo draw the line.   ���  ,   ���
To fay that Johnson "has a wheel" '  .
Io decir.rd io be all lifrht,
Cut loll him he ''has wheels," and then
He'll btiai^htv.-ay )\ai-.c to fight.
' ���Cleveland Leader.
Sho Was' Safe.  ���
Mr. Grnbbs (10 p. m.)���I hate to go to
plccp knowing that a strango young man
Is dowiiiin tho parlor with our daughter.
Mrs. Grul bs���Don't you worry. Wc
had onions tonight, you know.���New York
Weekly.
Sufficiently Equipped.
"Do you know, I hevo half a mind to
go out of party politics imd become n Mug
wuinp?''
"Half n mind? That ia'qulto sufficiont
for the purpose."���Indianapolis Journal.'
CROWN  JEWELS. .
The EuvioUB Crow.
As tho daffodil raised its pretty head  ,
And into the sunlight slid
A passing crow cawed loud and long,
"Got on lo do ypllor kid!",
���Cincinnati Cor.imorciul TribUne,-
Lookixig: Ahead.
Wheeler���I snpposo when fljing machines aro' invented you'll get one and be
happy.
Mrs. Wheeler���Yes, until tho next year's
model'comes out,���Truth. , ���
Tho czar of, Russia, it appears, has a
nice now wrinkle. V/lulo practicing every
morning on a bicycle in his'private park
at Tzarskoo Sfclo he fires at rooks and other
birds'with a small rifle. ';,
���Tho Archduke Fran?. Ferdinand,' heir
apparent to the Ausiria-Himgarian crown,
intends to build a magnificent palace in
Vienna, which is taken as ,an indication
that ho contemplates matrimony.  ���
Carlos I is u'111.7 of Portugal, but his full
nmnb is as follows: Carlos Ferdiiianilo'
Luix Maria Victor Miguel Raphael Gabriel Oonzago Xavier Francisco dcAs.si?
Jose Shnao of , Brnganza Bourbon and
Saxc-Coburg-Gotha.
Francis Joseph, omperovof Austria, who
is now in -his sixty-sovcntlv year,-.bears
about with him tho heaviest load of, titles-
of any sovereign in tho world. His titles
run on n rough average of more than enc
to ovcry two years of his ago.
Queen Olga of Greece is a stately look-
lng,woman, and handsome-after tho Poli=h
type, though "sho is the daughter of a czar's
brother. .She is much kcloved for her
graces nnd charities by tho Greeks, who
call her tho'"qncon of the poor."
The Prince of Wales has a grcatavcrsion
to brown lcatherbootb.' In his estimation
they tire the heightof vulgarity. His royal
highness, moreover, is a great believer in
patent leather boots, ' for they arc," he
says, "((uict, unostentatious and gcntlo:
manly."
TIRE  PUNCTURES. *  - ��� '���
A Mistake.
, Martha the Cnok (to Lizzy tho ITouso-
maid)���'Kve's nn 'crriblo mistake. In 'is
Mih��crlptiou list, the hcdilor 'as spelt yont
namowitli i\ "hi'' and a "ho" instead ol
a Vy."���Punch.	
Purtrnit of a Lady. ,
Her form isi like Diana's.
Slia's the .slatr.e'.s- coiinlcrpart,
With deeper f.eniblaneo also,
For she has 11 n.arblo heart.
���Chicago Record.
A Nice Job.
"Tliiuil; you so much for your song, Mr.
Guthrie. But would you mind singing ll
over again into my mother's car trumpet)
She is so deaf, you know, unfortunately."
���Judy. 	
Street Car Gallantry.
Ko wonder men should have Iho r.ervo
T& le! tho t;irls lianpr on tho straps,
For when the car rocs round a curve '
It Ihrowb the darlings in our laps. '
���Now York Journal.
Faithful  Unto Death.
Dyhiff Irishman���Bedad. an I'd have
loiked to live a little longer, if It was only
to see pluvat (he shpalprcns would say
about nioiifthcr I was gone!���Pick Me Up.
You never  know how dear bicycles are
, until  you come to buy one or how cheap
they arc until you try to r-oll ono you have
bought.���trifles. '      1
In some cases pooplo who aro' riding the
wheel get lots of amusement out of it, hut
In other cases people who arc not riding
get the nniiiFemcnt.���Chester Times.
Just tho same, the man who imagines
there is danger of a bicycle famine bettor rout inuo to look up and down the,
stivct beforo ho attempts to cross.���Detroit
Tribune.
Out in St. Louis there is talk of starting
a cyclist', church. A queer feature of
the proposition is that the preacher is not
to be allowed to indulge in any scorching.
���Cleveland Lradcr,
It may he that the baggage smashcr'n
prejudice against the bicycle is that, while
lie can /ilways throw a trunk, the bicycle
is more likely 10 throw him. It is in fact,
.1 rival of his in throwing things with results.���Montreal .Star.
SCIENTIFIC   SCRAFS.
A Chicago Kplsodo.
Ho conrleil lier and won his suit;
A year (hey lived in bliss.
She courted linn and won her .suit,
And onco mora was 11 miss.
 ���Brooklyn Life.
Cautioning Him.
Brown���I him g..ing <,n the stiigc.
Jonos���Doii't gel a  thinking part.    If
you do, you'll break down.���iT'own Topica.
,   Tho Wise I'.'irent.
"'Mother,,dear, may I luivo a drink?"
"Yes, my darling; d''lighter," .'���'���'   ..
But you'd bolter wait luvhilo, I think,
Until we've boiled (ho wiUer."
���.'..,���        ,..    .    ��� Cluvt'lund Lender.
Tho Prussian government has appro-
pi latul ��12,000 for Roentgen ray experiments during the current year.
' An 11-year-old hunchback girl lias had
her book straightened at .St. Pol sur Mcr,
France, by the application of Dr Calot's
���let hod.
Hoar frost lias been found by two Belgian scientists to" be particularly rich in
nitrogenous mattor. It must therefore
play an important part in fertilizing the
forests and in purifying the air.
Two Berlin scientists have been engaged
for lift less than 12 years upon investigations having for an object the discovery of
tho earth's weight and now announce that
"tho density of the earth is such that the
whole globe weighs 5-1,G01,000,000,000,-
1)00,000 tons."    .
YE ANCIENT SPORTS.
The finding of loaded dice in lhe ruins
of Ilcrciilniieum indicates that tlure were
Rome warm babies in those-days.���Pittsburg Leader.
'. ��� Iforoul/inetim sports dallying with loaded dice' suggests the awful' thought that
they also toyed with gold .bricks.-���Ridge-'
Wood (X. j.) News!
After nil civilization hasn't progressed
so very iiiuch during the past 1,800 years.
A sot of loaded dice has been found in the
ruins of Horculaneuiu.���Cincinnati Tribune .��� -p.
1
j       Saac lie "Wrote, but Was Too Previous
(���      la Ilia Dates���A Wsnaturc Involrins an
!       Asiput^tcd Ann.
1
Ivan IvauoiT, 01:0 cf the rr.o��� skillful
ii Rr.F.sir.u forgri.s, when scMlenced to
C3 jours' imprisonment; iu the mines of
L'iberia'jiojiclialaufly remarked:
"I am the' victim of poor technics.
I know 1:13- busiuc??! better than most
men, but 1 uni human, and to err.is human. Hud- my forgery b:r:i perfect I
coi:hi net Ijiivc bc-cii convicted. J! am tho
victim of j:ccr teebnic ami a cureless
>t:vi:o of tlio pen."
fc"franco a.* it may seem, an event litis
'trilrrn i'lare recently in' tin United
testes which''jirnvcs that Ivan IvtuioT
was nii.inikii! in hi.s theory and iiiar tho
alvolutf! nerfectiou of a forgery may
prove tlio c:ur-"C of a convictioii. The
Etoiy which contains the proof of this
assertion in not a long one and is as fol-
lovrs:
1 About 20 years ago a young 'man
named Richard Robinson, who lived iu
the city of Kcw York, bought lO'O acres
of kind near Ksrhsua City. The land
was worth oiily?a or,:,i-l 1111 ucre at th.ic
time, aud Rohinscu, getting into trouble, deeded tiic land to his lawyer in
payment cf his foe. The lawyer gave no
attention to the property, and it was
sold for taxes,��aud his title was good
against all claimants except infaut heirs.
When.the land became valuable, cnyiug'
to the' growth of ' Kansas City, an un-
Fcrnpnions real estr.te dealer of" St.
Louis induced a young woman of that
city to impersonate, a daughter of Rob-,
inson and to bring-suit, to recover the
property. The girl v/as proved (o.bc an
impostor and tho suit was decided
agaiu=t her.
Tho case attracted v.-idc attention,, and
tho fact that the. title to the land secmr
ed somewhat in doubt caused a disbarred lawyer named Reed, once a resident
of Chicago, to lcok into,the matter carefully cud finally In conceive a 'plan to
obtain possession of the laud through'
forgery. When everything had been prepared, Reed brought suit of ��� ejectment
agaiutt, the man who had possession of
the, property, claiming that' he,, had a
deed to it from Robinson dated prior to
the cue given by Robinson "to his lawyer, . thus invalidating net on!}- that
title, but fill subsequent titles which
had, been given..
The only way to break'thi.i claim was
(o p;eve that tke' ciccil alleged to be
signed by Robin'cn was a forgery. After aJcng search Robinson was discovered'by the ut torney for the defense, living in an obscure town in Texas. He
had passed through' many wild experiences on the frontier and in e '->er?oinl
encounter had 'received a pistol ball in
.h.is right arm, which made amputation
necessary."' Subsequently he had served
as county clerk in Missouri, and his signature was ' thus readily accessible' to
the fcigcr." Robinson was 'brought lo
Kansas .Ci ty by the defense, and his tes-
,ti:noiiy w.as.ielicd on to prove that the
'signature attached to the deed was a
forgery.. ��� \
When the case camo to trial'and tho
deed had been offered in evidence, Rob
inson was placed 011 tho stand. Ho examined (ho signature with the greatest
carej-and to the astonishment and chagrin of the defense he testified that the
writing was his, not a lino or dot in tho
signature differing in (he slightest degree from his usage. It seemed as though
the wily Mr. Reed had pained hi.s case,
when .the attorney for the defense, taking up the deed, glanced at it a moment, then, dropping it upon the table/
he suddenly asked:
"Mr. Robinson, when did you lose
your right arm?" ' ,   .
"About 15years ago." waa <ho reply.��
"Js your signaturo fo this deed written with your light or left hand?"
' "Willi my left hand. "
, "-Did you ever employ your left hand
inwiiiing   beforo  you  lost your right-
arm?''
"Never."
"That is  all,"   said   tho   attorn-
"Call Mr. Reed to the fitand."
The plaintiff took the stand, and tho
attorney handed him the deed.. "You
swear that this deed was made to you
by Mr. Robinson?"
"I do, and ho has identified   his signature," replied Reed triumphantly.
" 'On what dale was t hat paper given?''
"Id's dat'd April 10, 1870."'
'"That was six years before he lost hi')
right  arm. and yet this deed   is signed
with   his  left  hand.    How do  you tic-
count for that?"
The witness was silent. JJo tnrner.
pale and then attempted to oscapo from
the couitroom. lie was arrested and
held 0:1 a charge of forgery. His tec 11 -
nic had l;-"''i perfect���f,o perfect, indeed, as lo deceive the man whose signature he had forged���but ho liad made
the mistake of imitating the left bander) vriting of Robinson and had dated
tlie deed six years prior to his loss of
the right arm:
Of cour=c <ho suit; was decided in favor of the defendant, and tit present
Reed is serving a 20 year sentence- in
the penitentiary for forgery, Jus fate
paralleling that of Ivan Ivanoff, not
through lack of "teclmic," but rather
because of bis perfection in that matter.
���Chicago Times-Herald.
J'r. J;-.2tice Harlan of the United States
E lprcnic court has a Dible class in a Wash-
|   kitten Sunday rchool.
I       Benjamin X. and  Jair.es B. Dulce have
���  given ?;10,(J(jfi for a science hall in Guilford
college, Xorlh Carolina.-,
Colore! Jolui Hay has taken 7\ro. C Carlton   House  terr.ico, London, for  liis resi-
]   deuce -ul-ilo in Kngland.    -    .
!       Iho: c n talk in Xcw Orleans cf erecting
!  some memorial to thu distinguished son of
ti at city, .7. J. Audc.b.m.   .
Dr. William   W1d.g1.ry  Thomas will, ac-
t'hrO.U:'' , > iho Boston Transcript, carry to
.    ' 'd"ii .iLd X or way the finest sctoi wills-
kcr.s 1...    "���'.!! appear in cny court in Eu-
l.jpe.
John W. Ilrndriocf ."pouih Etach, Conn.,
j   wh.'i ):a= nuuli:  many gill.-, to iho Vale law
1   '(viiiol. .'i.'is just jjivcn & 10,000 more, to be
,   up; lied   to  iho   completion   of   tlio   Law
I   .Sciu cl.!;;-..hi'kig.
I       'Jhe   Lev.   Dr.   Proudfii, who   died  the
'   iv   . r (1. y in   :-';-ringlii'id, O., vas  o'no  of
{   ,!..j :   si   known clergymen (if the Prcsby-
1   uii: -. :-:i>.-.i(,l:.    lie h.id h( 1.1 pa:;t(.rales in
I   li..< ..�� ii".o.-.*.:, L". J., and Laltimi.re.
j     ,':-: r.i,-. :c. i'ic \i(.linl-i, has a red slr.idi-
j   mum.-, lor which ho Si.ys  ho  has  justro-
!   Iii-ciI   an  (I'l'ri'.of  ?."iu.l)0t). 'made   by   an
Ame.-iean cnJlicior, aficr rejecting hid1? by
'the :-imc man of S-I.O.'K), C-o,iJ0il and 0.1,000.
'I nc'I.itc Pciliy Ucr.-y of .Salem. .Mar,?.,
was o'.i' ol   the   N"-t   known   pinialu^ists
in ilic L'liitcii Slati"--. and for !!0 years had
1 ci n   ci.:; kijc.l   10 1: :.ke  genealogical  rc-
fe.i!-..!ie.-, m tu.'uly e'.i'"y statu in U10 union.
13. S. Ud-s, fiir.:.crly <;f Chicago, col'-scl-
ed ] osi ,- c .s!::'-. ; -��� ttr   I'm".' than "0 year?
in.,! ,-���'���(,.'.j.rl.ilcd y.'i��!d,l-ori  of  (!icm.    ITy
. roeci'ily I'-.-d.-d .il.-mr twu-tkirds of  them
lor  a v hotel  at   Hurley,   Wis.   which was
valued at Ml.tiO',1.
< Ur. rrrdcriek Dan Huntington, ���Protestant Lpiscopal I isiiop of central Xcw
York, who .cclcbratid the twenty-eighth
aanivcrsary of his consecration as bishop
in Syracuse, ihoug'i Hi years of age, still
docs hi.s work as uriial.
��� John Vinton Dahlgrcn, son of tho late
Lear Admiral John A. Dahlgrcn, who resigned the post,,of attorney to the depart-
runt cf buildings recently because of impaired si;;lit through overwork, has almost
recovered his full hc;,l;h.
J. Xicnll Dunn, the new editor cf the
Ijinilon.Xorning Post, is a native of Abor,-
(Uen and a cousin of Dr. Robertson Nieoll,
editor of The Bookman and TlioICxpositor.
lie has 'inhi responsible ���j'lares on Black
mid' Wl'ilc, -Tho Nalioiial Observer and
Tho Pall Wall Ca:;ette. .  ' ,        .   ,
John P. Cuddy, a 'farmer of Baltimore
county, Md., who died recently, made the
lirst trip on Peter Conprr s locomotive over
the Baliiirore and Ohio on Aug. 2S, 1S30.
lie was also present when Professor Morse
e'ent llu: first, telegraphic message over the
Baltimore and Oliio wires between ,Haiti-
lunro'und Washington. > '
��� The late Samticl Gilbert of Boston had n
hnsints:-- career which covered over three-
quarters of a century., lie. was.the first
one to suggc=t and the- hardest wwiker in
form ing the Boston Stock Kxcliange, which
had ifn b'egini:ing 'about iy:i0 in an ar-
rangement between i:i brokers to meet for
n half hour'daily and compare their offers.
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i^iiie loilcl v.'c'ilcr'j cm'icI ioilet ;.o.~p.
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DAINTY THIirLES.
Orange cups nso oaS now in decorated
��� ohimvc.nd aiTcrd'a, ] tearing contrast to the'
silver ones. .    ���
Ohoeok.tu cups cf peculiar shape, in ro-
coeco style, aro sufficiently ornamental to
justify n placo in tne cabinet.'
Silver roup dishes show two  styles of
grip, one for holding Ihoeakoof  soap oh
' eivl and tho ether l>ir holding it flat.
There is a prevalence of silver ��i'tic1es
resting on feet. Son' climes Ihcso feet are
tiny claws and sometimes little balls.
The \ cry newest toggle bags aro of white
canvas, embroidered in Dresden colors and
figures ar.d finished with r-ilvcr gilt tips. ,
The mania for display is not confined to
tho fair sex.. Sleeve links for men are decidedly, elaborate. So aro sonio ot the
6e:irfpins.
Steel has joined forces with the precious
metals in: tho making of chatolaincs,
chains, matchboxes,.pencil cases and similar trinkets. '       '    -
Silver chafing forks nnd spoons afford a
ehoicoin kandles.'roiro having ornamental
silver ones, whilo others tiro of polished
ebony 'or ivory; -,
Tho novelty In spoons this season Is the-
.claret cup .spoon., with deep, oblong bowl,
and an ornamental handle .sufficiently long
lo overtop! Iic'hightstof cut glass pitchers.
���Jewelers"' Circular.
HOWE'S  HOMILIES.
A man v.-ho is not very smart can give
good r:d\ ice.   ���
When a man pots down, lie fa nearly as
hard to get 0:1 hi.s feet again as 11 lioivo
with a broken log.
The mini of moderate means who has a
thrifty wife has no call to onvy a millionaire with a shiftless ono.
If the Lord is "as good asour mothers, he
will put (ho Iil.imc lor all our wrongdoing
on thu.boys and girls wo ba\c'played with.
lOvery man thinks inoru'of his'wifo than
lie ever admits, and,few women luvn liiclr
husbands ,-is  much  thoy claim at  the fu-
tf.Till.
Wc, imagine tlu.t tlio first passage of
Scripture (\cry minted r learns in Minlying theology i i lhat about tho l.ui'd loving
u cliiorful f.ivcr.
If ;i woman fco'-i a rtnry in a now=;iapi-r
with a 1 h [lire cf a wiri.an clawed in a
man's arm,;, she is koimil lo rc;ad it if flic
r'llnnor buriid.���Atchison Globe.
A Sportsmnn> Gun Hack.
Sportsmen have their trophies monnt-
cd in all sorts of fashions. One way of
using a deer's feet is to have (hem
mounted for a gun rack. The hack is of
oak or seme other fine wood, in which
the deer's feet are secured, projecting
horizontally for the gnu to rest upon
niul with' (iio hoofs turned up, so that
(he gun cannot slip off. ISdmefimes
such pun racks are made.'with a simple
pair of feet- for enc gun; sometimes 'to
hold two guns, and the deer's horns aro
mounted above, as a support for fishing
rods.��� New I'ork Sun.. ���
FLOWER AND TREE.
The tree which hears tho vegetable ivory
of commerce i�� a na(i\e of Peru.
The sunflower bears '1,000 seed?, the pop-
' py ��2,0()fl and Iho tobacco plant, 70,000.
Thu willow is one of the most adaptable
of plants. A willow switch si tick in the
wri; ground will almost invariably take
root and become n free.
A .succesiftil palm grower says , ho has
found that this plant thrives best when
it is often treated to a milk and water
sponge bath instead of one of clear water.
Tlio leave" then arc not so likely lo become
withored, hut will keep glossy and fresh.
PEARY'S PLAN.
Peary thinks "he can reach the north
polo with,$150,000," according 10.a, morning'.paper. But what would bo the use':I
Ho couldn't spend it there if hodid.���Chicago Post,     ','.'.
"Give mo $150,000," observes Explorer
Peary, "and I willAinil tV>e north pole."
We decline with thanks. We can't afford
to fritter away that much money on ri cxf.d
deal like this.���New York. Coiumcrciul,..
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First-class Table  *   G-oocl Beds   ���- Fire-proof' Safe
Telephone   V   'Bus Meets all Trains    -
Gold "Hil!r Hotel
i-RANK  V-AN-I.)ALL, 'Pkuprh-Aol.
=^=S.eveI stoke, B.G.'=^
BestTaMo Ifl.Towflt Well. Furnished "Booias,
" ���  ��� OiioieEsi Wines/, Llpors and Cigars,,  *\
'   r   Evepvtiiiag Strletlv Fii'SLTGiass, v.
Terms S2 por clay
ICamioops Deer on Draught'
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ABHAUAMBON   UliOS.. Pjioi'iii^toes. '
,, -     Everything new and Fiicst��c{ass In ail Respects."        ��� ��� ���
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TRi!  KOOTHXAY   MAIL.
Hovol.stokc, B.C.
would sc.-trcply suit tlie tenor of his
spppcli) on Monday night. We do not
use your Indies, Herald.
White's Monday iiisjht' speech ���
What 1 didn't di> to Kellie at Trout
Lake City.
OPPOSITION PLATFORM
Turner rend the handwi iting on the
wall Tuesday night���It read: Your
name .s Dennis.
People are not asking   if Mr. Kellie
will win; the (juc.stioji   is   now'the size
his
majority.
JM2VHLSTOKK, JUNE 25, ISPS.
.   Tin-:    "ov eminent   has    maintained
itself.in power hy ii rotten di.stribulioii
of re.|ii-esentatioii, raihing 'of   sectional
issues,    coi porale    influence,   nnd    i"-
���dif3'erence   of   the     electorate.       The
' people are. now   roused,   however,   and
like an'angry lion   ready, to   lend 'it-,
prey, will suffer   nothing   to   interfere
with the re\enge lhey will take at lhe
ballot, boxes on July 9th.    Tlie ��� whole
country' is   up,   nii'l   tlie   Island    will
push    the    Mainland    hard , fyi-     lhe
trophies of victory.
'"Mi:. Kellie'," says our always
witty couteni. "will he. one'of' Unpeople after the 9lh. Yes!'success at
the polls wont, require his purchasing
a larger sized hat. C.ui you say "as'
much for the member of one of lhe
learned tuofessions.
Mr. While got \isibly smaller
when he, refused lo,_apologiVe for a
gratuitous insult:
" Monday's meeting was an opposition
rally, but what was Tuesday's���opposition and more of il.
Mr. Tinner tried to shut Kellie out
hy talking against time but the audience weren't built that way.
i f       (i        i
Miv White says he is a fighter, but
he hit below the belt Tuesday night
and' the   audience   called   him   down.
Turnci'.s   Kootenay   tour   will  he  a
chilly    one   if    ho   sirikes 'a   frost at
.other, pi.ices h'/i:  he did at lie\elstoke.
Monday's    opposition    rally    was  a
grand    success    and    evidenced  ���  the
stiength    nnd    enthusiasm   of the op
ppostion    supporters ���! in 'Revelstoke.
Kellie and Kootenay every time.
THE   PLANKS   FREE   OF   KNOTS,
WIND-SHAKES AND SAP WOOD.
It's a sound structureA-Will carry
Opposition to victory���Will stand
criticism and repay examination-
Mark, read, learn and digest. ���
DRESS  PARADE.
Foil
owinif is the
plat
to1 ni on    wliu'ii
You are under no obligation to the
government for a' job on its road or
trail work. You give your' work and
jretA'our'Wiij'es.     You p.Vv )aur   taxes
and have n vote,
as a freeman. '
Exei
���cise \our rights
i Lkt the ollicial remember who interferes with the people in. the. free
exercise1 of their franchise right that
it is"tinie. .for a change. No inlimi-
'dation or interference goes !    v.
We are un'der an obligation to Mr.
White for telling us he is a member of
one of the learned professions for we
would hardly l ha\e guessed it without
his assurance.
Platfohji of the Turner government
���oflice at auv cost.    .ThatA-what   the
* i
peanut gang echo but, it is time for   a
change. ���    '
Don't forget! The ballot-box is
secret now, no numbers on the back,
nothing to prevent vour voting as 'you
feel.
Kellie and Koolenav.
The E. and N. Land Grant.
To the Editor :���Allow inc.* to lay lie-
fore your readers some facts' wil h regard to tjic I��>quimnlL and Nanainio
r.-tihv.iy company. This company, half
the >lock in ivhicli it, helh/vcd to he held
,liy O. 1'. Uunlington and the Southern
'Pacilic gang, hold roughly the whole
east, third of Vancouver Ir-land, two
'million acres or so in a solid liKick, and
lax fi ee forever'.
.First .-is ic^ards I lie prosjieclors, the
company compels evcy one who locates a mineral claim fort h with, on
threat of ejection, lo pay them $200
for alleged suif.iee lights, half down
and half in a year. It is not that the
price. ffi.").()0 an acre, would lie iinreason-
ah!e, u en: I he claim of Known value;
but the company, -o far as known,
have nn-'iight whatevei to deiiiand
that payment. Jt is absolute lawless
wrong. But the people art1 poor and
must siiliniil ; who could go to law
with the hi. k l\.?    <=���
Then a> to the fanners���'The,eompa-
ny, reserves great blocks of the best
laud and vv ill not sell itatall; and theii
lowest price for inferior land, is high
for poor people. J3ut, besides, in I heir
deeds to -H't tiers lhey not only re.-ei ve
the right r.o mine any where on lhe land
on compensation, but, I hey tescrve the
the, OPPOSITION    PARTY   stands,    and
which is going to carry   it   to   victorv
On July 9th     Tiie  first   plank,   erpiit-
able  representation,    every    voter   in
Kootenay    will    endorse.,    Provincial
'civil service reform is a most ueces--ary
plank: favoritism system < should   ha\e
no'place in this country.     AnyoneAt
all acquainted   with   tlie condition   of
the finances'of the   country   will   say
the  third   plank   oconomy ,of   public
finances���is   necessary    but    without
parsimony.'   What white man will not
endorse the fourth-  plank,   discouragement of oriental labor and immigration.
The amendment to the hind act is ;.lso
most desirable  for   the.   protection   of
the fanner,'hand-logger and   hona:fide
.settlers, and anyone   who' knows' how
the public lands   in   large   aieas   have
been'.gobbled   up   by   the   speculative,
cipitalist   knows   the   need   of   this
plank.    That the mortgage, tax should
be repealed is   unquestioned   even   by
go'-.eminent supporters, so   that   plank
'g ies; and the abolition of   the "equally
iniquitous fax on the miner who works
for a'vday's pay in a  mine   is' accorded
equally   genera]   support'.     With    the
eighth   and   last   plank   no   one    will
quarrel unless, indeed, that it does not
go far enough. '    ,
TIIE PRANKS.
adjustment   of
CIo li nr.'.l silk and wool costumes In
tailor ,���;;,'leuro just now receiving special
iiltemion.
I-onncts thi.J Benson arc very imicli more
tV.!r.:ciiic than tho conglomerate creations
culled hr.ts.    ' .    .
^ In compliment to the qneen of England
ti.crc is a rcsar.lilfiiico among many,of the
'impc.ruil mc.dds to styles pcj.ular early in
the Viitirjan era.        , ���
I^cau; if ally curving rever? and sharply
no:clud fronts aro characteristics of the
nr>-.v tlo;rjnf rjouis coat h.-tsqucs luado by
Eai:cl<mtz, H.-ij-cr a:id Fcii^.
Some of ti.o r.c-.v tailor costume? havo
b(.icri) fior.is ar.d narrow postilion.hacks.
The-.est i3 a fitted l.-loco cf fancy silk
laid in soft folds across tho front, or rise
tucked to for.n a dccji yoke.
The crowd cv surpliccd LlonsoVill bo
Hghly fa\o:cd tliis .summer in making up
toilets U rosebud organdies, Louis XVI
Ftri'iul niiif-lins, j rinted lawns, soft india
DiuJlj and similar diaphanous stuffs.
��� A niarl-.ul fraturo of iho modes this
BKifi'Jiis is tho nliur.cla'iicc of decoration
!:b'ot.t the neck ,i,nd phoiildf.-s; gauzy
ruchi's fi',-ii.=cs and ruffs, accordion plaited
frills and bows of great size aro worn.
The new eaawir-, which is somewhat
coarri;, ,i.-i rariiciilarly, shiny. It, is made
up e\ci' n silk lining of contrasting color,
or otherwise is liiud v.itli self color In a
lighter or darker tine than the canvas.
Tlie "sunburst skirt" is likely lo prove
n mtj- piiMiLir oiylo for light, dciicatc silk;
saiin, v.ool i,r npislin toilit.--. The skirt is
neccrdion jvlaitcd its ontiro length, without any esira fnlne.-s at the top, but gradually expanding as it nenrs the hem.
Ainaxnn c!o:li in many bright self colors
isfa\i,i'ul L.v i rcncli and English modistes
null tailors. ��� This rj.-ike of lustrous cloths-
wears will if 'ono pays ;\ fajr price for it,
but c.V.'.'i er grades uvc qui to apt to spot
with rain, aiut In othir ways it is also
likdy V> pro-o unsatisfactory,,wear.���Xow
Yoi'J: Post. ' ,    ���
. TOOLS  FOR SURGEONS!   ,
Where the Carvers In Human Flesh Find
Their Implements.
Every great city has a hundred and
ono curious busin'esses^and trades, factories, individual callings and shop3 that
seem to bear no especial relation to the
commerce of every day. It does,not
seem ns if these odd business interests
had much to, do with the prosperity of
tho world, or were concerned in it at
all. It is typically American that perhaps the most interesting of tho strange
establishments in New York deals with
Ecience and inventive ingenuity.
The building where this curious business���it is the manufacturing of every
sort of surgical instrument and device
���is lodged.is itself ono of tho strangest
in New York. But a few blocks from
tho city hall, it looks as though the'sur-
rounding piles of brick and mortar had
squeezed it into half its' proper com- ���
pass. The first floor is a salesroom. Tho'
hall floors abovo are dovoted to stock,
plan and work rooms/ In a little two
story building in tho yard at tho back
is tho "experimental and repair, workshop," whero. eight to ten nimble fingered mechanics are on hand.
There is here ono room where remarkable ideas aie born or assume form, each
one of them concerning in someway tlie ���
physical welfaro of men. Every inch of , rcitain fraction of an ounce, it proved
its wall is covered with framed photo- , ' that (he pro' o had left the track cf the
graphs of the. most famous physicians, ; bullet and lied touched cellular matter,
past and present, of Eurapc'andAmer- i       "The   mn��t  'curious   thing   I   ever
made?" replied the ��� old instrument
m iker, repeating tho question. "That
is  a, hard  cie to answer.   There have
gical principle a patent" is solclom taken
out. The doctor inventor cannot because
of medical ethics. Tho establishment
finds it hardly "worth its while because
of tho expense and the small number
made of any ono instrument.
It is as good as a fairy story of the old
sort to spend  an  hour or more in this
room and see  and  hear of  the curious '
things being planned and experimented,
with.    Mnsy seem   to  the laymen fantastic in their  uses and, tho results ac- .
complished with   them  not to   be   believed.   One instrument of  this sort is
tho bullet probe telephone, with which
the modern   surgeon, au  ordinary telephone receiver strapped to his car, can
hear when his probe touches the, bullet
far within the tissues, a distinct click.
Many of the implements made hero
havo    almost    revolutionized,   certain
branches ^of  surgery.    In a box on  the
heaped up desk spoken of lay, tho last
timo the/writer visited this room, a delicately   adjusted,   minute   instrument,
with  a  scalo marked along its length.
Its purpose was to make probing , iii the
brain safe beyond a doubt.   A probe of "���
any lcquired size fitted into tho handle,
and as  the Furgcon  gently inserted tho'
tip and went, farther and farther within
the skull tho scale would register tho .,
exact ��i)crgy of the pressure.   Beyond a i
certain point, there was danger iu pene- '
rration.   If, iho scale  registered over a ."
1. The adjustment of the .representation of the province on a general
principle, by which' an equitable system will he established. DMi-iels
thinly settled and remote from the
populous ceiilri'S receiving a larger
proportionate, representation lhan
those districts'with a greater population and nearer the large' cities,
while in"! urn those districts will'have
a proportionately larger representation than t he cities 'of the'province.
2. Itcoigaiiizat ion - of the civil service with a view l,o greater efficiency
and <���(���( ninny in ndininiM i.-it ion.
.'{. Liberal expenditure on necessary
public works under .-nch rigid Mipervi-
sio'n as will secure commensurate results.
���f.- Discouragement of oriental immigration.
5. The amendment of the Land Act.
so thai, coal will he reserved along with
other minerals. Timber to be dispo.-.<-d
ot'v by open competition and in'such
quantities as the trade demands. Ag-
licullural lands to he leserved foraclu-
al settlers,
o
(i.   ll"peal of the tax com in only known
as lhe Mortgage Tax.
7.    Amendment of the law'in retr.ird
lo Free .Miner?" Licences, so that a man
P-hall   not   lie   compelled   to   takeout a
.Free   Miner:*'   Licence before   he   can
woik in a mine fur wages.
S.    Provincial aid lo railways  in  the
'ORCHARDMAND GARDEN.
light lo  take all   tin-   land   thev   mav , ,      . ,
, r    <���,   .       ., ,   ,, ,,"    ..  '   ' pa.-��t  having  resulted ,iinsali.>factnri v,
wantfiM-lheu'r.-ulway.and.illthetim. : |,���t,, ,(> ,.,.,,., uU ,.,.���������������.  j��� ' c-fmMi-ucI
hei,lor railway pnrpoM-s. without pav- j tion and moderation in' transportation
inyanv i ompcns.tl ion at al.'.   Probahlv i mi charge--, any futiueaid lo   railwavs
few of' the set tjers half gra.-p the HlVe'l ��� l" V'', lMAA,,,! ���^^'.���'"t'pi-ovineial  co'n-
,-c,, ,      i       ,,   ���    . ^       . ,.      ,      ,, i trol lioth ol  the  rai-iug find   expendi
ng hese deeds,    but the ptiohc >hnu!d ll(^llv ���,- Ull, ^pit.,1 .tI1(r���r Lh(,  ,���|M (lf
ulso  realize   the  pci-s-otial  injury with ! transportation.
SNAP-SHOTS.
Who's a white man now.
Didn't Kellie do them up, eh!
All manly men despise  caddishness.
Cotton is all wool   and a varri wide.
- The      Hun-.
olian
ministry ���sure
"   thing.
better    late
than
never--White's
apology.
,
The ginernmenl  are on the run --to
oblivion.
JJack   numbei.i':--'!
'iie    Turner   gov-
erninent.
.Mr.    Kheils
spe
ech--soup      and
toothpicks.
Mr.      Tu rue
*     is
l    good   t a lice i������-
n^ain-vt time.
What's   the
matte
i-    uith    Cotton?
Jle'sall light:
which the  company  are  thus  able  t<
threaten whole section.-of tiie population.    If a poor farmer' crosses  them,
politically or otherwi-;-, they can iir.-t,
if any piu-ch,t--e money be tiiit.standiilg
ut inteiest.'as is  often   th^  ca.-e. orflej"
him   peremptinily   id   pay    the   whole
j down, or he turiifd  out  of hon^e  t,]u\
I heme; or if he ha-   fully,  paid   for   hi-
' laud and gr>L Ids  deed, they  i.m   -end
their men to cut and carry aw-iy "\-,-i v
stick of limber mi hi-pi.ue.    If ^vlmh-
tl'i-es be tm) cum!i"!'-oine tliey will lake
sure j just the tups or.so   forth, a ml   Jet   this   often
^
i
Who said  Tucsdav's   meeting was a
Did   yf'ii   obierv e
fiost tin  Tuesday   nil
zero.
the   got ei nment
hi;   away   below
Jt took the atloi ney-general a long
tim^ to defend Chinese M.nlin, didn't it.
Turiiei's goose   is   cooked   in I'evel
stoke and the peanut   gang's   days -are
numbered. ...
Mr. pGi-ogan   did    not     rend     "a
������selection of hi.s own editorials" ' (they
test spoil,    Apd   ! he   timber
vvnifh.niorf than the land it-ininkon.
There is, be-id'.--, a ' wiiolly different
qileslii.n. 'J'hele i- s| | ong ie,'|s(in | o
believe t ll.-i t lhe |, mil floe- nol. li.-|oi|g
to the company : iJi.lt t In-y hold ll. nut
MsnwilelS, but as mere I mis'.(,,,s, hi -ell
as crown I.ind. Sbould ibi- l,���� <.-<-t>>(i-
lisheil, the < 'imp.my will pi'ub.iblr he
liable 'o I hi' provincial I reasnrv Utr ,i
large Mini on .'iccnii'it of al! lhe (axes
lost through the l,ind being withheld
fi'niri sale, inslead of bi-ing settled hy
taxpayers. '   j J
lhe remedy proposed js not.  lo .lake { Z.
any pinpertv   fiom   the  company, hut ' 5
to lompel  I lii'lii  In ileal   \y\{\\    (he    I,mil  I  ^
in ii   pul lie   spirited   manner   f,u-   ihe!d)
coimli-y'- guild ; or rather if thev   can- ' id
not he i rusted to do  so   I heui.selv'es. lo
have | lie pr'ipert.y   iiumaged   for them'
hy (he govf-riiiiicnf,   returning   theiuj
tin'  pioceeds.    Al   lhe same   time   the I
c|Ui-lioii, tvhat' inlere-l.  the   < c��iii psmy J
has in | he land should   be   del erinini'd j
inijiai I i.dly. by t.h" courts for insl.mce,
and hy fair suit without, collusion.
II. might he unjust, io lay the blame
of lhe.se w rongs on the siiccc-sion of
emmeiil, men who have held the pre-
iiiicis-hip of Ibis proviiiif, while the
mailer was half dot maul, a nd perhaps
but half undeisiood, J Jul, all should
now join Ihioughoul lhe pioyiuee,
vvilhoiif teg,ud to paily, in enforcing
the' law, in ' establishing flic public
rights, and in defending .our farmers
and miners from high-handed wrong.
-    L. II, '.FcjX/VOERp
'Victoria, 13. 0.,,Jiine JOtli, 1808.
While the committee believes that
an administration of provim i.il' a (rail's
i>n the line- laid down in the foregoing
pl.itfqrm, would conduce to t he geiiera'l
pnisp.'j iiv,and ��ssj,t; in the rapid devel-
opineni of the great natural resource-!
of the province, itslnes not ignore the
f.n't t h.it t he most s-agar-ions polu-y may
fail in i".'-i��,ils by extra vagance or in-
i-uinp'-'eney in carrying it nut aiid il
(������m-id'-i's | hat the pi e-,enl giivermneul
isci|,e!l In ' lie st i-nngest eoiidenlll.l I ion
ill both these respects. '
���\Virh united and energetic-act inn on
I h" pa11 of I hose who are in ^viiiii.iI hy
vv ilh the views  (,f   (he   opposition, the
coiiitiiilti ���' has no fe.ii  nf  I he resiill.
(''. A. Skmi.I.v, (-'hail man.
.    New I :ncl Is ho35 adapted to tho growth
of bcrric-. ��� , <
Fruit lrccs or plants ;will 'noi fako care
of Iheiu^cl'ii.i. 5^ '
Crapes tarko bcr.t In well cultivated and
wcl! clraiucd .laud. , ,
lle.vmij t he orchard  trimmed upkeeps
the trees bearing well.
Cherry  trees  mint  bo grafted early if
good results ;.rc c.-pectod.        ' fl
Choose' young, thiifty trees, with  good
1 rcots/md straight,'clean tops. ;
���    Ko,fruit'rrjiays judicious pruning and
0triiiuiiii)g better limn the pear.   <    -     -
All trees that have root* or tops hrulscd
' or n-.aiifdctl should bo discarded.
Annual pruning largely nvoida tho lie-
,. ccssity lor remenine lary;e limbs.
By stirring' the soil after every rain tho
weeds will be moro easily destroyed.
It is not n bad plan to plant, troos along
the roadside (he whole length of the farm.
In setting ou5 a tree snvo some of tho
top soil, especially, to put around the roots.
, Tho peach and plum aro nearly enough
related to bo budded or, graftod'1 on each
other. -'��� - '. ,     '   ,
Nectarines and apricots cau he grown
anywhere, that the 'poach , or prune will
thrive well. ,'
, Mulching prevents tho early flow of sap
by preventing the groundofroin'. warming
up too soon.
- Either red clover alono or clovnr nnd
orchard grass is best to uso in seeding
down tho orchard,
Cut the young trrcs hack when placing
theni In tlio ground, nnd also trim back
tho reots to correspond.
Vt'hilo pruning is important careless
pruning often injures the trees, especially
if done late in tho season. ,    , ,   '
It" is better for tho trees whilo thoy are
growing to raise hoed crops among them,
so the trees will, gec tho benefit ot tho cultivation.���St. Louis llepulilio.
iea.'Cach be.ariug  au   autograph signature, all in  frames precisely the same.,
'A huge, did  fashioned desk ��� stands by,
tho wiudow, piled high  with foreign '   tceu so many strange things. But���yes
scientific reviews Ju ali languages, enfa- \  ���I tninii  (he , most curious was au an-
logues and models iu gleaming metal,
hard rubber and glass. Here the present
controllers of tho establishment sit all
day, .poring over drawing's or half designed instruments and studying ��� tho'
suggestions aud ideas that scientific and
medical men from all cuds of tho conn-
try pour into their ears.
The elder of ,theso men has been at
this work for 4? years, mid thb establishment was uof, young, then. Thousands
upon thousands of surgical devices havo
como,. forth from it. Four hundred or
COO, perhaps 1,000, inventions of real
practical vnlue and utility are turned
out, of this room each year. Doctors
write! describing what a certain medical
appliance, could.it be mado thus, might
perhaps, ,'probably would,' accomplish,'
and forthwith plans aro made, aud after
much1 study and care (ho instrument-is
' designed and dispatched.
No charge is mado tho" doctors, nor,
on the other hand, do tho medical meu
derive any profit,'however successful
(heir idea may workout. Tho establish-"
nient considers it���an honor to bo applied
'to, tho more' times tho hotter, and ,it
knows the'repute of its product is spreading far and wide. Thousands of dollars
yearly go out ,ou .this'continual experimenting. ,8omoof them never return.
Even in tho event of groat success and
tho cliscovciv of a- completely iiew sur-
plinuce I designed on the ideas of a doctor somewhere in the southwest for
'sucking' suako bites. It was a little'
instalment any one couici carry around
��� with him, and when set oii the wound
would, the doctor thought,���I-don't
know, I can't, say myself���suck tho poison out in short order. I made tho instrument according to instructions, and
tho elector piofesscd himself well'satis-
Led. How it worked in actual practice
1 never heard."���New York Tribune.
leiShlon's ruuctualltj-.
Ono well known and decidedly inartistic, quality of Lord ��� Lcigiiton was
hi.s punctuality.. He was once in Damascus and was'urged to remain there, .but
ho declined, His reason was that ho had ,
A.pAl0 iu London on i\ certain day he-
eausc'lie had made an engagement with
his  model. , A friend  was  anxious  to
'learn whether Lord Lcigiiton had actually   kept   this  engagement,   and  ho .
found that when tho artist was- ascending the staircase straight from Damascus 0
the model was knocking at the door of ��
tho studio.���San,Francisco,Argonaut.
' IIo Got It.
, , First Thug (after tlio holdup)���Did
do old geni conic down wid' do boodle
when  you   (old 'im   yon wanted   scnio
TOWN TOPICS.
f>^/%rt>S$/%Siirtt, WiSZStSSSi,^'?**!} '
��
Provincial Elections t
1898.
New York* city becamo so big that
Brooklyn had to be rented to store a part
of it.���New Orleans Picayune.
Father Knickerbocker will soon bo much
bigger, but v?e greatly-fear that ho will
never be big,enough to dispense with hlii
knickcrbocl"rs,���New York Commercial.
A New York editor wants to know why
ho so seldom sees a pretty girl on a, bicycle.
That is on easy problem; tho test is mndc
in tho wrong town,���Chicago Times Ilor-
nlcl.
Quito an excitement, was cruised at Clinton the other dny hy (he appearanco of nn
Italian organ grinder and a hear. Otlici'-
wi=e the town' Is resting well.���Washing-
ton Post,. ,
Philadelphia has nearly 1,000 miles of
paved streets' O.'J.'J 'of them are laid with
improved pavement. Philadelphia is the
best paved city in America.���Philadelphia
Inquirer. ���'
Chicago's garhnf,;o,ls to he cremated.
Now, why n*,arrango In have Iho river
water rnr inio flicicsrind carted away to
s'lino nice, quiet s.pot and bui'icd?���Chicago Journal.
ANIMAL ODDITIES.
Buy lots from us,
T'i ill'   Hh:<tn,>* (,f  H, ,;���!./,,!;,���  /,'���/    ^ \
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th.n
In
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my
thu
Upp'.sM illO
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t iding fm1 i hi' h"ii',r i
11ciri:111.'iti11LT nn; .(.-���  ',!>'���
candid,ili'j .ii,d f ,i,-ur<- the/n 'hat,
if el"c:ted I  '-vill cudcunr  to rep
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iiiteiests of   the   district   to   tie;
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\a'A, n.'.rijy clrir.klng wvitcr; 17 days
riiliruit Tiiln-r r;itliig or drinking, and
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th' kin;: or horhCfiho'i r;r,-ib, which chewr.
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REVELSTOKE,
one of the most solid,  progressive and prosperous towns in West Kootenay.
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T'l'h f/ici poivdr-r, ��� Dallni News.
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with them the  political   issues of \\   nlTonllo deal  nt huckcit shops.���I'lillridcl-
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REVELSTOKE, B. C.
���'.������'.''' . Attorney in Fact,
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'>i THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  FA GE 5  WHAT THEY SPOKE OF  AT Till: POLITICAL MEETINGS HELD  HERE THIS WEEK.  The state, ownership of railways in  New Zealand-^=Tax-on working  miners ��������� The Revelstoke river  ���������bank 1n.ai.l13r.  HEPJUJSliNTATJOX.  The   hon.   attorney-general     talked  ".soup    and      toothpicks"      as      Mr.'  ��������� Cotton      epigrammatic-ally        termed  tin:   conteni-,   of   his-   Speeih.   for   he  said   never   a    word   on    his     ledis-  trihiiiii-ii bill, the hill which still keeps  \\ e.st Ivuoteuay under coa.st  influence.'  and domination.    If the .Mail couldn't  gel a ch.-mce   at   lhe   law  giver it can  ���������-���������peak in its own columns without feai  of special policemen.,, Read the article  '"mi ivpiesentalinn iiutlii* issue and .sec  vv hy lhe lion.  at.,lorney-geueral  forgot  1 lo mention it.  ���������; ui; ic'ivuh BANK.  riW.-is it tio:i. jlr.  Turm'i-'.s  intention  to try and di^credil the government at  Oli.iwu wiih the people  of Revelstoke  by telling tiiei'n "it   was  willing   to  let  Revel-toko "go lo the dogs;"  it.most  certainly looked   like  il.'   In   view  of  his letti'i to dear JMr. jJcLelhin   depre-  ealin:-- the i,ntrod'uclion  of party lines,  ilia fiction in   this'matter U-  peculiar.  The .Mail can iissmc   Hon.' Mr. Tinner  that   his   elroits   to, introduce   parly  divisions amongst   (he  people  of Rev-  "elstoke will fail; (hey aie united on de-  ..,    ' fe.iling him   ami,, his, ilisci'i-clited   gov-  er'nmeni as   ijiitish  Columbians  only,  aiu!'they will pul iiirtheir  places men  of ability iu both 'great parties  whom  ,   they .think. ' as '   British   Coluinbiaus  thoy Van look to for a   better administration of the afrairs of their province,  ���������lime -Mail would  also draw   Hon. Mi.  'I'Mfiler'.-, attention to 'tins 'fact'that his  altitude of    hostility   lo   the.Ottawa  i    government  'is   in   keeping   with   his  former ail ion  in  neglecting this protection woi k.    it, is  not ,1 method to,  seen: e   theco-on'ei'ation   necessary   to  oflVcl.'th.it comprehensive scheme for  protection which'Hon.   .Mr.. Davie inaugurated.    The people of Revelstoke  don't care a'jot about   Hon. Mr. Turn-  er's party views; there are as good conservatives in   tho  opposrtinn   ranks as  evce he wan o: is,   but   they do  object  ro his imshiny   fin-in  foi'waid,   if only  by iiil'ercnc-c. at   eJec;lion   time,  and in.  | a iiliiiir.i'i flu-.ili'ul   to   lhe ii'iterestsof  this town's fiiture protection.   <  THE 'JAX  OX  WOIJKIXC  JIINKKS.  'It   is   an   ingenious . way,   (ci-, argue  ariiiij.id_.ihe  (ax on    working   niineis  a.s such. Ih.at coal 'miners   should   not  pay t lie s-iiue tax .n their product is as  inin-h a 11,'cessity   as  Hour.     The   product has notliiu_: 10 do  with "tho. mat;  '    ter.     It is'an economic f.icl that  when  a laboier gets more than a living wage  lhat any tax on   his .wages  is  paid by  the l.-iboit-r himself, comes directly out  of his pocket.      It   is   also   vei y  gen-  .  orally recognized  lhat a  tax  on'labor  is ol' all,taxes  the  least  excusable and  it' then-'is any tv.i-tnn   for leaving jt on  a    im-t.d   mi:ier.   to    he   ecjuilahle   it  fhould hei'ppliech on  evei y class of ia-  bo,". even coal miners,   iu   l he country.  The premier admitted   the lax was a  haid-shiji  hut   said   (here   nitisl,   he a  revenue.     There  would  lie a'revenue  without,   this    abhorrent   tax   if   the  ih.trte: miiugcis and  piomoteis  were  ' not bonii-sed to Lhe e'xienl 'they are, if  those who liold   large areas  of   public  ,    lands   foi   spe-tdative   purpose?,   paid  moie (ban n wild land tax.   if   pap.fed  gou;i ninent coiisi itirencieM w ere  given  ai.pioiwii.lioi.siii keepiagwilh Lhe rev-  1 inn- i .���������cencd tro.-n them.     The  prein-  iei "s   fii'niii'i'   exi use   of miners heiui:  aliens and nece-n uy thai   lhey  should  pay fur, lhe proieei ion of llrilish   laws  h eijiially  misleading,     Llrilish   eoun-  nii's ihi'ci-.v lhe   aeghs   of    Lheir   heinfi-  cviit la w-' n\ er all  w it hln (heir lawders  and 11 (pihc.-i no furl her consideration  fei il (!i,i:i gi-i'd hehav ioi, good eitj/.eu-  ship.    A lax foi   lhe   pi i\ ilege of earning In end i: wrung.  l-rATiS OWXIIlCfsITIP.  The allo:i.ey-ge:ii'i',il doe.s nol he-  lieve ?n iroveriiiiieiil o\v nership of railways, ,���������'!,,I win-ii NVw Zealand's system  Wits iiieiilioued he sneered at it as  poor, iiueeilain ami tiiiiiHTi".;.|'ul. ��������� He  must find a hetler ai'giiim-iit.  The "','ew/'.'e.ilaiid   i.-iini>|oi-   of    iail-  way..' i-i'poi't.' .Mai ch   'i)7, says:-  "Thecoiidilion of the liney is steadily  ���������improving."     A ������la nee a |,   his-   report  i-how,   thai   I'.n    the   year mentioned  there    \\:\-   a   rettii'ii   of ,C!i ,'ls ](Jd per  cent as again,! ������2 Ids p^r c(;ni the pie-  vioiis year, and  t hi.-,  is'declared   to be  ahovethe  percentage  which   the minister  previously  staled, would justify  him 111 again reducing p:i������.senger rales.  The number of   miles  of   line  open is  201S, and Ih" revenue   foi   (he  y(,;u,  js  an iiicn asi-of UI0J.I17 on   lhe  pret-ed-  iiig  twelvii   months.     The   excess   of  revenue   over   expenditure   gives   the  magiiilhvnl yeaily iiieoine  of ������11)7,101  or  si'J, i''."i,.*i:!(),        iMidi-r   such   ('iiaiiii-  i-tanre   it is nol   si range   thai, protective   diilie-i   ar.'   .decreasing   and   <ivv>.'  trade -I'liiimeiii i, prevalent.  Iu all depart mollis   of    (he    railway   .system,  .passenger, IVcighAind parcel. a iiot ice-  able   increase!; Oecuri'ed.      The   slate  . ownership of   railways   ii,. i\V\v   yjVn.  land is a grand .-iuccess no inalter what.  Uhoatloruey-gciioi'al of   tlm   province  limy say lo the conirnrv"     .'������������������'���������'  HENDERSON   BROS.  'SUCCESSORS TO  LANGLEY & HEXDEESOX BROS.  Wholesale   Druggists,  (Established 185S.I A  "^ nrrrffTW??^*- Victoria   and    Vancouver,    B. C.  We c.-ury the I.irgest stock of Chemicals, Drugs, Patent Medicines, Toilet  Articles, h.tc, in British Columbia. =*==���������  Parties in, or contemplating opening in business will find it to their advantage to place their orders with us.  Fred Robinson, Proprietor.  n 1 1  ' 1 ( s ,  -ong-li aiitl Bressed-  Incorporated hy act of Pai liament 1855.  HEAD OFFICE - '  ���������-   . '      MONTREAL  War. Moj.sox Maci'Herpo'x. Pivs.,    's. II. Kwjno, YiA-Pres.   -  .,, ' F.  Woi.i.-KitSTAX T/iojrAS, General .Manager  - ,  PAID UP'CAPITAL '-     ' -   "'      $3,000,000  t\.j..oi.iv\ i. - . . . '1.500,000  A general banking business transacted.   Iiiteroet allowed on ilepo-'its at ciin-ent rates..     ' ,  J. D. MOLSON, Manager,      ,   ' - EEVELSTOKE, B.C.  Lath, Shingles, Mouldings, Finishing's  ,   Groceries, Provisions,   Dry Goods and  Clothing, Cigars and Tobaccos.'  Importers   of  Scandinavian   Produce.  OURSPEClAT/riKS-Ncirvvay KKK Salt Tie.ring, Anchovies, Gothenburg  Sausage, and Eskilstiniii P.-tzors. . ' ������  Write for prices. Mail orders promptly attended to. Goods delivered free  to any part ot town.      <;  First Street, Revelstoke Statioii.  Revelstoke - Hospital.  Maternity ward in'connection.  1 Vaccine kepton hand .   '.   .    .  Drs. McKechnio and Jeffs,  -  Attendants.  QR. MALLOCH,  Physician and Surgeon.  McKenzic Avenue,     -     Revelstoke B. C.  JAMES MURPHY, B.A.,  Barrister, Solicitor,' Etc.    ',  Office Co-wax Clock,    <  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  P. 0. Box 108. '   \ n  y^RTHUR G. M. SPRAGGE,   .  c  Barrister, Solicitor,,Etc.  ,   Notary Public.   ,  Oilicc in Smith lilock, P.icific Avenue,  ,_      ',    1    v    'i  KKVKLtSTOKK STATION*, 15. II.  ^Iv'as/^'  Fresh and new.       Direct from  . _ growers.  We   carry   the   largest Assortment rff  garden seeds, in the piqvince.  Write 'for our   Illustrated   Catalogue.'  Raw Fur Notice.  T the' undersigned,  '���������*- representing- Joseph Ull-  man,ofSt. Pad! New York  and���������London, England, wish io  inform ;.,-,* 'friends and the  public .generally that I don't  intend to travel, as heretofore.  Those favoring, me with ship'  incuts of Raw Furs'can rely on  fair'treatment and prompt returns assured. Write for price  list to GoW. BALDWIN, -'  ��������� s,'   _'���������      Winnipeg, Man.  ESIGNER.  THE NELSON DRUG & SEED CO,  VANCOUVER.   B. C.  Application- for, * Liquor License:  VTOTiaK IS IIHHEUY GIVKN' Lhat, tliirtv  i.> ilivys after date I. iho unduisiKiicd. intcncl  *_9  '"I'l'Iy, to   tlie   Stiuciiiliav}-   Mugibtrnte  for  Wholesale arid Retail  North Iticlinc of ������c<t Kootenay for a license  to sell liquor by retail ar my hotel situated on  the South Pork of the Lardeau, known as the  Dated May 27th. ISOj.  ASA HILLJlAX, *  ,    ' ' C-it  Dissolution of Paptnersliip.' ;  Vf'OTICE 15' IIKItEJJY~GivKX that' tlio  jl> jmitnei-shii) heretofore existing lietween  Guit Lund nnd Peter Uufault. doinj; bu.sincss  at. Mic ��������� aiming Lxchange." Kevolstoko. under  tne Ilvm nuine of Lund & Duf.mlt, lias thNcIuv  been di-volvod by liiuLmil eousent. Gti-t Lund,  will coniiniic to cirry on the biinincn^, and will  recciv.) all aeeounts owiiijj to the late, linn, unci  n^biunea all liabilities.  Si-iiecirGU3T J-U>*D.  Witness:   J. V. Perks.       ���������  DEAL1SR IX  Milk Cows;-Saddle, Pa,ek,  Driving aiid Draught  Horses.   I  Revelstoke Station,  ��������� ( I   ' r  Plans and specifications prepared  .    iii India Ink or   lue-print  .Drawings.          If you desire ah. artistic home with all modern conveniences  ���������  - call and see Maclean who can design you one in any  style.-' Queen Anne, Colonial;* Swiss, or any other stvle  - you prefer.    ��������� A.       ';'.,.''  Interiors  and   interior decorations are  his  specialties.    Store  -'      '    Decorations, Bank   Fixtures,   Hotel   Fixtures ;   Hall  i,   shewing-   pannelled   dadoes,    frescoes,' ctc.A Artistic'  Screens, Verandahs, Stairways, etc. can be got'out to'  suit the market.     ' .  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  1U1  1-!'  \  ^*<a!2.iiiiiiiiiiiiii!!iS!^y  FRED. m. WELLS, Mine Examiner.  J.  Kernaglian^asss^^>  \ Contractor-and Builder,  Uttlco nnd Woi'Misij)  OppuHiii! Cniu'l Hoii-ip,  R3VEJLSTO:������E,'-B.  C-r���������-���������+  I'l.in-, -jiieeilk-.Uion.s and eslim.iiea jriveii on  apiilK-alion. ... " i  Tho Iiii-ec-,1, sloek in the di-ti-iet, of Doors. Win-,  dows, UiMckelh, Tiiniin^. Moulding, 11n.no  C.isiiig<. ICiin Dried Klfioriii^. Ceiling' ancl  Inside KinMi Is now on hand, and will be  Hold ,iL prices never before c|iioic>d.  cone-^^^^3^  & Brick Work.  All work clinic in n m-s\l ������������������  wiirkiiiiiiiliKc iniiiiiicr, mihI  cxpi'i-icnt't'cl iiiccliiiiiifs en  Only first:cl;i>s mtiti'i'inl ti-  KbliiiiatL'.-, at hhoi'ici-l, not  E. C. Fromey,   Revelstoke, B.C.  COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL  KAMLOOPS, B.C.  111(1  l)V  iiv.  Al.  ice.  J. R. HULL & GO.  Wholesale    and   Retail  BTJ-rOHEBS,"  Purveyor's of High-class Meats  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  All ordA.s in tnirlinc will In; nroninl.ly'  iUtciidccl to.   "  i *   .    i  ;  A      II. HOLDJCn,  jfL.     '       _ y  Analytical Chemist .and Assayer,  NELSON,   B. C.  A.-s-cny of uvevy \arii ly of niineral.'  AiLilySli "of jii-lk,   wnier, or other nuiteriaK  R. H.-TRUEMAN   & CO.,  ���������     ,,     '-PHOTOGHAPHEStS,'  Vancouver, ���������.,.-.      ��������� \     B. C.  As in the p'astS years \yc. will continue to  niako Itevelstoke one ot our prineipal eullin^  ponit-i. Jjonk out for our arrival notices and  "sccinro good work. (!. J. Ania:i is .itjent for our  U. I1. 11. and Kenei'.U H. (J. view.s. 2-������Ct  . Tlie  present   centre, and future  headquarters for '  MINING OPERATIONS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ��������� AND  ii^od for food  Prompt Results.  Prompt Cash.  P   H. HEAPS & CO., -  'Machinery Brokers,  ���������VI j Cordova Street,  VAN'COUVElt,  B.C.  FOR SALE���������A qiiantlty of li-ht, sceon.l hand  Steel Hails.  Best of cvervthiny troiny:  RUSSELL   &   HEROD,   Prep's.  A NEW INDUSTRY I  Sash and Doors  Maiiiif.ii'tun'd in Ri'vc|.sU,kc.  Doors, sa-lics, nin������lc]int^. tiirniiigh. ljalu.ster.-i  bnnd-.awing. bracket work, froiitt. etc:,  All t!:o latest mncliinory.  Dry iciln on tlio pr01x11023.  Slicu-lc-t iind qiiicki'St uuilo  To Yukon and Klondike  Goldfields  "    Eastern nd  European Points  . "   Pacific Qoast, Ohina,  Japan and Australia  Tmn-isl citvh run daily aiuiareinodkls ol'enm-  fo'.T. Mii^iiilKii'ia ileepiax and dining cai-h on  all Irdiiis. Ticket'- issued thinugli and Ij.-ik-  tingu eherked L'l dcsLiiialion.  Daily ti-.iin.s irom IteveNtoko p- iCisl/oottnd,  ".lla.iii.    Wctbiiiiiiil, .0.21) |!.in. '   ���������  Oonncutions with Is'onten.iy poinls ���������l.c::i vc  Ituvcl^tnko S.00 11.111." Arri>-o Hevelstoke at  l.������) |>. in.  Kor iiifiii'iii.\(,ioi|, time uiu\K in.ip-- and  liukuti apjily to  T.,\V. miADfJUAW.  Agent, Kevclhtoke, or  \V. K ANDICIISON,  Triivolllli'r I'us^eiifjor Agclil, Nelson,  K. J.COV1.I':,  lJiblriui, I'lissonKor Agent, Vaneonver.  "TT  It is the centre of the Lar  deau mining district.  ROUT' LAKE   CITY  is reached by raii  from  Revelstoke  to   Arrowhead. 28 miles ; thence  by steamer, io miles, to Thomson's   Landing;  and   a   short  stage of   12 miles;   the 'entire  journey occupying only 6 hours  through magnificent mountain  and lake scenery./  Well-known mining ��������� promoters and capitalists already  have their representatives o'li  the i ground, ancl it js no  boomer's dream to say that before another, six months Tuour  Lakh Crry will lie a- bustling  centre of business and theprfn'  rjcipal town in this treasure^adeii  I! Lardeau, the new centre of at--  mininrf  It .will have railways tojlr^aion   for the best  the north and south,    j;enterprise^  skill  and   capital  Its climate is superb.       ������'"which  Brftish   Columbia   has  SAWYER & MANNING  Near A. Macdonald ic Oo.'s wurehoiisc.  The Quaker Bath Cabinet W.  G. BIRNEY  OhaS.  J. Aman,      Painter and Decorator,  .^oleAiTonl ihroiiirhont KooU'nay  Kortlio KnmotH  Quaker: Bath : Cabinet  Read the  Kootenay  Mail and  Be Informed,  Graining, Carriage Painting and  PapeV  Hanging.       ,  DEALKli    f.\    WALL���������" PApWntY  McKcnzio Avenue, '.  EEVELSTOKE STATION,  ThB - Canadian - Paeiile  Steamship Co.'s  -STEAMERS- '     x  R03SLAND   and   KOOTENAY  I.eavu Arrowlic.i:l daily for all points in ICoot-  cil.i.v, inaUlii;; umiiculliiii nL Xakiisp for  all point,-, on NaUii>.|> ami Slocan Hy. and  Slovitn Lake.  (Jlri'iO cciiinucj|,iiiii aL liohsiin f<,r Xcilsim, ICasIo,  Hal four, Pillit May, Trail, Holland, Nortli-  lioi't anil all points south.  Kor full informal ion, liolcoU, maps, etc., call  on or ii-lclrcjis  T. WrBRADSHAW,  A^ont. Ituvulhtoku.  Oi'lo  \Y. l'\ AN'nKliSON. 10. J. COYI.K..  Truv. I'n+' A:;c;nl. Dist. I'aiw, AkcmI.  KuImiii, H.c;. Vancouver, H.C.  Columbia & Western Ry.  Time Table No. (i. To take ofl'ucl, .Inly .'(, 1HI7.  Daily Between Trail and lto-dand.  N'o. 0 piw-ient,"''-lea\c"< HostlaiKl   -   ���������   7:C0 11.111.  Conneclf with hleniiiur ;il, Trail.  No. 3 ii.issijnjf������r leaves' Trull   -   -   -   km.'i a.m.  (.'imiiC!,l,i wiLh Hcd Mountain for Spokane.  No. 2 piiHseiifjor leu\'cm Ko.^slaiHl' ���������   ���������   , 11 . a.m.  ���������    (..!oiinecl,.4 wlUi (J.I'.H. sleainerH for I  >i'(,h.  No. I piisHen^er leaves Trull    ���������    -    - 1ii:.!0 p.m.  ���������   Connects wil.h C.l'.ii. .sieiuiiei-H from norLli.   '  No. J passenger leaves 1,'ossland   ���������   -   X<)l) p.m.  Connects with Ked .Mountain Cor Spokane.  No. upassen������er leaves Trail     -   ���������   ���������   /i:J;> p.ni.'  Connect* with steamer Lytton ut Trail.  General Ofliees: I.1'. F. GUTKLIUS.  . . Xraii, B,U. General Supfc  It has plenty of building  timbsr and a sawmill  ina^netiAed within her borders/  The'climate and soil of the  district are all   that   could   be;  desired by the rancher, rardener  in operation providing, .      ���������   lumber at  reasonablefor  ,frLul   grower   for   whose  products a profitable and rapidly  mcrcasmg   market   exists j  ; whilst to   the   sportsmen   the'  neighborhood affords  game in  prices on the spot  Its    lake    aftords     ex  ceptionally good trout i  fishing.     ' [. plenty. ���������  i       I he accommodation includes  It has a crown grant, pur-' good hotels, stores, post office,  chasers of lots thus ob-j' recording office,  butcher  shop  tailling   an   absolutely! ���������<1 "J������iny private residences.-   ^  Clear title. ",   ������u,,t,'������S  operations  are   in  full progress, and the establish'  mem of the sawmill will tend  still more to enhance the immediate growth of this r/sim*  town.  PEICES   02T   LOTS.  Inside, $100; payable $33.33 down, $33.33 in 3 months, $33.33  in 6 months.  Corners, $1 50; payable $50 down, $50 in 3 months,   $50   in   6  '��������� '''���������months. .;"    ''������������������������������������ '  '.'������������������'������������������  (These prices are for,a short time only.)  T.pLAHAIG, Revelstoke, General Agent. '���������;   ,i, -.'.���������  HUGH MePHE'RSON, Trout Lake City, Resident A������eni PAGE 0.  THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  Kootenay Lodge  No. 15 A.F. & A.M.  * * The reRiil.ir meeting  ai-L- lio!<l in the Jlas-  onicTc'nilile.Honrne'*  -"  "- llu;   third  cWTT'������:^SS=ilI'lll,   cm   llu;   thircl  .     =is3S^M3^^<ip3i?Vi<.niil.vy   i"   each  i������������S������^-������ ���������ZSVN&^iiioiah   r.t   S   p.   in.  ��������� fcSr^^tr~^2xA-~    Visiting   brethren  ,-=^E4.-=wU- curdi.illy welcomed.  W. F. ClfAGE. Si:cur.TAUV.  K.3VEL3TDi:3 LD33E, I. O. O. F., No. 25.  .,_  ���������*-���������������. ���������. ltc^ul'u- ineetiiiifs arc held  -J ��������� ' A-'Tf-Sfi^<!   in Ollfellows' Hall every  C'^VoV^i^'^kT!i-n>Kiy niKlit  ar  cisht  {'���������<i?^tt������-$>V^ik o'clock.   VihilniK lii-ntliers  TS,-fv<-"'1"vi^"l>'' o.-cli.vliy welcomed..     ������  W. ,T. I.KK. N'.O.  T. .l.GKAIIAM, KKC.  COURT KT. BEGBIE  1.0.F.Ko. 31G1.  c  Meets in the Oddfellow a  ll.ill.on the -econd and  foil rtli Friday.-; ol each  month. Visiting ln-el li-  ren   invited  to attend.  ,   ,1. U. SCOTT. C\ It.   ���������  .1. I,.rPMITH. 1!. S.  ,|3i  Ancl'mother we have   ev-  t crything   that  is neee'ded.  ,   ' The health   and   even the  r life of an infant" is often  dependent upon the freshness and 'purity of the  foods and drugs purchased at the pharmacy. We  make a special feature of  '''��������� meeting the demands of  this   kincl(  of trade,   and  , carry an unusually choice  stock ' of, articles needed  by babies and mothers in  the first clays' of   infancy.  ��������� We, moreover, fully guarantee everything   we sell.  1 ��������� O c  ' Anything that is not sat-  isfactory may be��������� returned  and money, cheerfully refunded.  GUY BARBER,  WATCHriAKER AND JEWELLER  Watches, Clocks  .lU'pairing si Specialty.  C.lMf. Watch Inspector. ,        lie-volstokc. U. C.  CITY  BAKERY  Bread and Confectionery.  Free Delivery Every Day.  McCAG-UE BROS.  ��������� Hardware  fc^-���������nss5^^^  pAjjOiMffiiiiiw  Make yourself as comfortable  as possible and enjoy life. You  can do this by selecting from our  large stock of complete'  -----HOUSE FURNISHINGS���������  'Handsome catalogue containing  nearly '500 illustrations, mailed  free on application.  e  e  -LUX LIFT,  WEILER BROS.  VICTORIA, B.C.  (Established 1862.)  Largest stock west of Toronto.  .Genuine 'bargains for a short  time only in'  ,  THE  McDowell, Atkins, Watson Co.  '   (Limited)  ��������� ���������Ubc 2>rucioists���������'  Mccarty's Block, Scvelstoli'o Station, B.C.  '  (i. ft"   eCU'ITS.  ^Icu.  Seasonable Goods  Lawn Mowers,   Ice  ��������� Crcain Freezers, ,  Rubber Hose, Lawn  Rakes, Garden Hoes .  Builders' Hardware  A Specialty. All the  latest - novelties' in  House   Furnishings  MARRIED.  '  LOCAL AP PERSONAL BRIEFS  ,-  Three   TV. ��������� Tupping"*,    Theatre,  *    ' Tuesday.  Fiesh fish daily.   Order from' Levering. '      ��������� <>  School closed ye.sLeiday 'fur   summer  vacation.'  Tho  Prebhyteri ui   church   is   heing  plusteied.  Easy running, noiseless  sewing   nia-  " . chin es_i.it Ooni'Moi'V. n  Hun.    Mr.   I\I:icJ nlusli   went, .soul 1  ��������� ]  REVELSTOKE STATION *  The.Fruit Season  Is  beginning   and   every-  thiny- in the market   fresh  O   i  - 'and sound, may be had of  Hutchison & Go.  Front St., Revelstoke.  = Japanese Goods and Novelties  JIN, &  TAMURA,      ���������  72 Cordova Street,   <  r  VANCOUVER,   B. C.  r     Oyer 6,000 Different Articles.^^**5^-  WB*W?>-  P.O. Box 150.���������Mail Orders promptly attended to.  T. L. HAIG.  W.. P. CRAGE.  G J-  3p  . N. Coursier's  Capital (paid up) $2,000,000.  Rest       -      -       $1,200,000.  HEAD OFFICE,  H. S. HOWLAND, President.,     T. R. MERRITT, Vice-President.  D. R. WILKiE, General Manager.     '  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  _--,  Notaries'Public,, Mining ancl   Real Estate Brokers ���������-and .general  ,   Commission Agents.      Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.  Representatives of the Kootenay Sin������ltin'g and Trading Syndicate.  Agents for Revelstoke and Trout Lake City lownsites  KODAKS    AND .KODAK   SUPPLIES  =-'_'' ��������� .. ' IT* L  e<  ^-^������n,5ssn^&>-  ���������^sss^REP AIRING  ���������  _ Done on short notice.  Bicycles for Hire. ���������  Doiilors in   t2l   \>a.   tH.  Frosh Fruit now to hand.  C'iifiir-. t(ilmccos.i.fiirii;o:ic--, >-mt  ilrmU.-. civ.iin .-.nil.M. me cream,  (.'oino in.  hoar Iho yrnplioiihime.  R. M. SMYTHE.  Tlimt Street.  KK YE I.STOIC I-:, H. C.  Films, Plates, Printing Papers, Chemicals and  Photo materials  '��������� ��������� ,     .     ���������    of all, kinds. .'      , i  Films developed and Prints liiadu in any style.    JIa.il orders promptly attended to.  BAILET'BBOa   OO-,   LTDi,'  ���������   Photo   IStQcU   Deajci'g;   ���������^  Wholesale and Retail BOOKSELLERS and STA TJ ONERS  VANCOUVER    and    KAMLOOPS,    B. O,  J. K. ^y. -MACFAKLAXK. General ManuRer.    JOHN' 0. XORBOM, E.Jl., Supt. Jlininf Dept.  il. VT. CAMPION, Scorotiiry-Ti-casiivei'  JAN������ LTD,  General Founders, Engineers, Boilermakers, ,    ������������������ " ���������  Go to Lovering for cheap potatoes,    j ��������� ��������� W . ' J) PGWlIlg    &   OUllS..  Plain nnd Orn.-imental  PiasteringV  tone and Brick 'ttq'  ttt    i ��������� v ar  Work.  Second St., E u-r Engli.-h Church,       i    :  ������ ,  REVELSTOKE. - B. C. j REVELST0KE^=2^^>  Plasterer, ;  General Ma,son  J{(mV-1->ICiA-<!,   }>.   C  I  Dr. Prouti.r,   ol   Kamloops,   was   in!  town .TiMJsdny. i  Slater shoes at Coursiin's.r o      ;  Y)r. Alatliihun leaves   for   Kamloops  to-morrow.  Potatoes   dry   and   good,   7-3c.   per  sa?k, at LoveriiiiA- ' ������-'  , Go to tne show at Tapping's Theatre  Tuesday ni������hf.  ,    P. C. Gamble, engineer,   went   west  Monday afternoon.  )\*. >T. Lawronco's new residence on  ���������Vecond St.������is nearing completion.  Programmes of   the performance   at  Tapping'-; Hall will 'be   ready   at   tlio ���������  door; ask .'ar them. .-, 1  Coursier   is   clearing   out   -iimmor    Liffl������a_For   Sale  b!o-JS"X and   wrappers   at   greatly   re.,  ciliced ptices. , o  Quart hc'tihis <>i pure'lime juilo   fur ! " ~  oO,      at     ,������,.      MclV.el!       A'kin.R.    HOWSON    &    CO  ��������� ANatsonCo,  Imp   Druiini-ilrt,    .McCarty ]  block.  l'vcveNtok'* Station. o      j  Mr.    Murkill,     of     the      Knowni.-iv !  Luinber   C(j ,   vva>   in   town' Tue<.ri.iv ' .  from    tlii-   ->\est.     J Fe   went   -.miih   to1  Coin-iplix nevt morning.  The C. P. 15. dining li.-ill   ;n\ii   iune.'i  counter    was  't.-iken    u\cc    In     .Mr.    J. , \V,u.'I,ihp,'m  r mini'i l.mi f'/r -l<ii',i^',  .,i i I,"       \.r      , , ���������,r,f f.iinil', i'lul (ii In r f'iriii! nil-, i milk-  ^,L\age on   .Moml.iy    l.l-t.       Mr.     Wood-! . li'. .it nxmllilj ..r oll.i-'- Lite  side, the I.ite    pi-uplii'tor,  'Ic.ik^   i���������    ;l j Ag,,,<N f(l|. ,.,,, ,���������������������������',, ^.������������������u, m.h-Ium.-.  f'jw d,r> i foi  Kamli.ops.  Tl ������,!���������!   the   iotf-ntion   lo   h.-r.e   11 >r-  Dramatic; Club's pi ogi aiii'nies for Tues, i ���������   - -- -    -   -  day incited in i!ii,iss,.(: but  pie,,!.,,! I p^opLE INTENDINfi TO BUILD  on time wouldn t allow.     Look out tor  them ut '(lie h.d! Tuesday night. j  Are you bald headed ] If so obtain ]  a pamphlet L'uing full pnitiuulais of i  1 )r. While's New Hair Gic^wfjr from I  the agents, The Mcl)o\u;li, Aikin-,, '  Watsoii Co.. Th"   OniL'gists,    .McCaity j  block,  licAclstokc .Station. o       j Contractorn   and   Builders,  ;   Saturdav    lie-t   Mr.   Otlo    Abelin-' | l-TiisT HI'., isicvki.^Tim;!-: ^TATIO.v.  with his son-in-law   Mr. M. I', Jj.ilton j .   aurl his   wife   went   to   Halcyon   Hot, T()   I<||.'V'['  ^ranufnuLurcrs  of  ^^^^=m^^^^^--~^^^^^>-=^i^^^^^M     i������S.    Tloi^tiiiK  ^T^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^'^/iM     ���������',IK,: Pti'iiping  * "    " " " '^tiHpZL'M     Macliiiifi'v  - ������      .Slumps,      Ore  ��������� p*      ConcentratiMs,  Air    (Joiiiprcs-  A general banking business transacted.���������Lcttcrs'of credit issued,  available in all parts of the world.���������Gold dust and amalgam  purchased.���������Savings' Department,,, Interest allowed, at'  current rate. ' ���������'  A. R. B, HEARN; Manager Revelstoke Branch.  e  *roceries5  Brj Goods,'/  Men's Furnishings,  E'= :)T.--JN,- STOCK,  The finest stock of goods'in all the above line'sin this section'  ���������9  P.'O, Sox, 75-*,   Ca^le Addros3, "Coic."   ABQ Code Used.  ncouver,  ��������� , - B. O.  riTi  of la a  '������  Furniture ancl  Undertaking.  '., - Repairing and Upholstering Done.  W.u.'l.iup,' in  r iiiim-i i.nii ffir-Oir.ijj,'  .���������of f.nnilj i'lul (ilhi rf'irnitMii'. iiunk-  i If . .it ni'iiiilil} i'i- nilii-v liitc-  i,i- li.i) mom! Si'w m^ ."NT.if��������� 111n>��������� -.  Rc.velstoke Station. B.C.  Sliimlil-i'i' I cj'nlilo' 111"'','- !)' fori li-'Miiifj  cuilMi l. All worl. iliim in ,i -.Mirk-  in,ii,like in.mil' r. M-lli.i.iO - iciwii .i,cl  111,in- ]irc')i,i:> '1 on -liorl miiIkc.  All kinds of iron and sheet metal  work. Mining* work and tools.  Pipe fitting' and roofing".  I AGENT FOR BAIN WAGOHS, BUGGIES, ETC   Klonkike  Outfitter.  ���������. +++4++���������-j^-������������������,  Mepan, lePeely & Co, Limited,  _,   Vancouver B:j G;  \Vc liavo nn immense stock nf miners' and prospectors' supplies, picks,  shovels, gold pan:,, pack sl-r.ips ,-iikI siif|(lles, clog(liarness and slei^lm,  tents, rjver  bonis,  sloe]   stoves,   utensils,, snow' shoes, rillos, etc.,futP.  Write us for liLhograiihed imip cbniuinin>; full int'iiriiiiition. Goods bought in  Vancouver go into Klondike! free. If bought, in lhe. United Stales  will   bo taxed 30 per cent. duty.     , '.:  ROBBRT GORDON, 0  Revelstoke   Station  B. 0.  GEORGE T. NEWMAN  ^-~nanaOEZ&>-  Lembke Bros.  \ N'lVK IIOO.AI IICirsK uiih linlh mom,  /\ I'Hli N. Iicil mid cdlcl u.ilr-r. clcclri' li^jlitcd  ind    fiiin.icc   licili.d.    N'culj   lliii-,liii|  .mil   in  Sfirings to v,ek-r,iiic; Mrs. Olio Abeling  and family from Moscow, fdalin.  They   "ill   remain   al,   the.   springs   at,  ]"a.-,l fl lilOlitl,   and    then    \isil    fi ifiids I K"'"l l'".ilinii.    Apply ill tliis'olllcc fur lerin-.  in other fiail-i of   I!. C.     .Mr.   Abeling    ���������          ~  and   Air.   Dakon    .eUiined'to   l{evel- '    Application   fOP  Li'f|U0P   LlMC.  stoke .Monday. .���������..,'.                                '      .  New  stock  of: prepared   foods   for riiAK^: xriTirK that i. t������.A ���������uiiiiWKiKI���������!,i,  .   ������������������������     .���������'            ,     .         .. t         ,     rri          if ���������'-    "itcinrHri apply III) cIh-J'k'iifl-cr (Into to  tlio  infants    find     invalids pat    .1 lie ,    AJlC- Ht.ij>crif1I,'try inii.Klst,rii,lij for tho Ncir'th ItldliiK of  l")nwcll       -\lk-iiis      Watson     Pci       ,niip ^v������-8t KooUamy for liocnso to hoII Ii(|ii(ir,ii,t the  iJOWLU,    AlMllh,     >WUS0I1 -U).,     ..10 H(.I)avJcu.  Hote,   StoburL  Luke,   Trout,  Ulkc  Druggists. McCartv block, Jievelstuke Wntrlct, a a.  Stntion.                                              o cjtoim, t j^nj^rf ju,Jt! 12th, 18'.)',   " i ' o'jfcJ J"  MINERS' SUPPLIES.  } )ry TAkkI-,. I Jrcss Goods. Blouses, Rcady-Madc  Aiothiii^", Hoots and Shoes. Groceries, Flour  and Vcj'A.     Hardware, Tinware, Ftc.  Arrowhead,. - - B. C.  IR_ S. "W"IIj'S03sr9T  Merchant Tailor, Clothier and General Outfitter,  REVELSTOKE STATION, B. C.   ,,..  Fall   and   winter   suitings,   Overcdatings.     '  Good   stock  'and  .    stylish make.'       Order macles and. ready mades.   A      '  siGE  THCEJ   GOODS-  "��������� ���������-���������-���������vii-RAI ELtGlRG GO  -  (LIAMTI5IJ.)  Capital, 81,500,000.   .     ,    a Mead Offices, Toronto, Ont. .  Manufacturers of Electric Mining Apparatus,  .Hoists, l?uinps, IjIowcji-s,' Fans, I'liislin^ Appurutus, Dynamos for Ijightino; and  Po.wci", JMoLors for all Tin-poses.  Electrical transmission of power successfully operated up to 50  miles by our THREE PHASE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM.".    ���������,  VANCOUVER  NELSON  iir.iiiuli Ollict"' in KrilNh ('ciliinibi.i.  Freight - and - Cartage - Agents,  Thomson's, Trout Lake and Ferguson.  JVt m t iwjp rj wwriiuaw mm. 1 'j������ i*n 1  The best equipped stables in the district.     Saddle  horses always ready.  Wholesale dealers in  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Agents  for   the   Karn Pianos, ancl   remember Kam is King.  A large stock of  ,  Cleveland and Brantford  Bicycles.  Office, Cowan Block, - Revalstoke.  ���������A  ^^^^^^^^^^^m^mm^^^mM^^m

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