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Array of  /L4^"wV^-i^i  -*���������  >.   "������������������  VoL5.���������No. 46.  REVELSTOKE: WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., MARCH 4, 1899.  $2.00 a Year.  THE long talked  of and much discussed subject is settled at last, and on  the fh-ot day nf March', one thousand eight hundred and  ninety-mni**,  'Kevelstoke became a city,  as  witness  the  following proclamation setting  '   foi th Lhe fact with iiittchcirciunstance and considerable detail.   By it  noin-  ,    inn linns shall lake place on the 1 .ll h instant, and the polling, if any,  on   the  22nd. ' The returning, officer i-.'Frederick Fraser, J. P., and to secure a vote  > ,   at first elect ion per.-ons qualified  iiiusL make application  to him  to  have  Iheir names placed upon the list.    It is not necessary to point out that public,  interest in thi.- election -hould be active and general as its importance is un-  ' questionable.    Careful men and practical, representative of the entire coin-  tnunilvaud its various inleiesLs.slinuld come forward early, and the resident  r  "public register it-- ever}- vot.e. ��������� Al.iyoral candidates might now well start the  ball lolling (but one has so far issued an address, Mr! Bourne, and he  might *  ���������>���������' very becomingly take, the lead) wilh some announcement of their views on  mailer.- municipal.   Titm-'is precious.  GItKAT SKA)..] (Till).-*. II. "Mi.-IXXMd,  for any le-s iiuinljer than seven: Provided nl-  ivaya. ilint he shull nol cn-i more i1:j!*u o:ie ion1  in favour of any one rumliria'.o, or' vptc on  more tlmn one o'cea-ion. And in,tlie oicm ci  the number of vote- lieiiif** found to have l.oeu  equal for any tuo or more randid-ite-,, one or  more of ���������whom, but not all of .such candidate-,  being by the state of, the ]-oll entitled to he  declared elected, tlie' .Returning Officer Minll  by a casting \ote or vote-, a*, the case may be,  deride-nhii-h of the candidal!.") for whom the  vote*: may lie equal shall be elected: 1'rovnl'j.l  that the "aid Keturnicg Olik-er -liall not \nie  exrept in case of an equality ot vote- a ���������������_ aforesaid.  .All expense-attendant upon thc-iid election  shall be borne by tlie said city..  The opening of the ballot bote- and r-oiinting  of the vote- shall be in the presence of the candidate- if they allemi for Hint purpose.  The Returning Offioor, afler the declaration  of tlie poll, shall retain lhe li.illot paper- and  boxes until a Clerk shall be duly appoiiited, to  whom he shall forthwith ilelhcr llie -nine.  Every per-on who sliall liiive presented himself for nomination, and u ho -.hall have been  elected a Municipal Alderman or .Mayor, must  ferve for tlie term for which he ha- been  elected, uiilc's1-* in lhe ciise of -k-l-ne���������, or in  default pay a-sum of fifty dollars towarils the  Municipal Ilevenne; -ucli -inn, with co-t-.,  shall be recoverable b.v the Clerl; of the .Mmil-  cipanty, summarily, before,any .lu-tue of the  Peace.' ' , r ���������  Any vacnncy in the office of Mayor or Alderman -hall be filled a-= pro\ided by [lie ".Muni-  cipal Elections .-'tt."  The first meeting of llie Council shall be held  on the first Sutur-fny after llie day ol election,  at the Court House, at 12 noon.  Until provision be made by by-law, in that  behalf, nit proceeding- at and relating to lhe  meetings of tho Council shall be hold and  taken in accordance with tho provisions contained in tlie "Municipal Chm-os Act," and all  the power-, privileges and duties of the Minor  and Con noil shall lie the same as those prescribed by the snid Act.      ,'  At the iir-t meeting, or a- soon thereafter as  in.--!: I", ihe Count il may elect n i lerk. Treasurer, Collector, and As-e--or, or -uch officer- as  tlioj mnv deem nccc���������ary, w ho -hall hold such  ollice iluiing the plea-lire of the Council, and  rti'i'Hi. such remuneration a- the Couneil-may  by by-luv, -appoint.  In Ti:-'m;oxv Wui:i*i:or, We have caused Ihese  our Letters lo be made I'atent, and the  {���������'real Heal of the -aid Prpunce to be liere-  unio affixed: Wn-ri^s, the 'Honourable  Thomas K. McIxni:-, Lieutenant Oovernor  of (Jur said I'rm-ince, of Hriti-h Columbia,  iu Our City of Victoria, in our said  Province, his l-'ir-t dav oi ,.March, one  thou-nnd eight hundred and ninety-nine,  and in the sixty-second year of Our  lieign,'  Bv Command, ��������� ,  " ,.l. I'-JtEIi 1ID1E,  '        '        1'rovincinl secretary.  County Couit Adjourned.  The sitting of the county- court set  for 8Lh inst., litis been adjourned by  Jlis Jlnnor Judge Fotin till Thursday,  9th inst.  " Making" a,Change.  TliP'oris a V'Cil defined rumor afloat  that a local real estate firm of well  known standing is about to be dissolved by mutual consent. The firm  alluded to is that of Haig ife-Ciage.  Uoth gentlemen \\ill continue lo  reside and do business iu Uevelstoke  on their own account.  Province   Of British' Columbia.  ��������� IDlCtOl'in, by llie Grace of Oott, (if the Uiiit-  ,.'     ed Kingdom ot Great nm.uii and Trclaml,  7    (jL'i:i;x,"Defen(lov*iof tho  Kuilh. &e., &e., ice.  To all  to whom   these pre-ents  -"hull come.���������'  GUKKTINK. '(.       ' "*  11. A. Maelfun. '     .'"1.   ���������VyUKIlHAS it  DeiJUtvAttiinicy-Gencinl. /      >V     l-provided  bv -eciion 2  of chapter  :������>  "f the t-t.uutes of  ' ISIS, beinir tho ���������Tlovel-ioko tncoi-ponition   Act,  '   lSOi." that it ohall be.lawful for Uic l.iciitciuml-  o Governor I if (,'ouiic'l forthwith, without, ion airing tlie inhabitant.- ot tlie Ui mis proposed io be  incorporated lo ob-er\c   tlie  pro\ i-ion-ot-ee-  ,   tion :'  of the   ���������'.Municipalities    Incorporation  Act,"bv Letters l atcnt undor tlie Public Seal,  to incorporate under the -aid Act mioiicity tho  trsict-ot laud horeiiiafier-or out. and that .-uch'  jX-eller-* Patent shall liin e the uamo force and  effect ns Letters Patent i������ucd under the���������_ provision x and nftci" compliance with all the lorm-  -   Blitiesof   the  said   "'Muiiicipiilitic.-   Incorpor-  ntion Act," save and except as provided in said  "Kovcistokc Incorporation Act, ISJIS.  ��������� Ai d whereas the Honourable Thomas TL Jle-  Inncs, Lieutenant-Governor of Our Province,  and elected as aldermen of such city at the  ilr-t election shall bo such ucn-ons as are male  Jh-itissh subjects of the full ago of twenty-one  ' years, and arc not disqualified under any law,i  and ���������-.'������������������ .  " (n.) Have been for tho twelve months next  pi-CfCdiiiK the day of nomination the as-  -e.-scd owners of land ,or real property  iu the city of.tho value of flvo hundred  dollars over and above any registered  incumbrances, and aro otherwise qual-  i/lod to vote at such election: or  (b.) Who have been for such twelve months  the sole tenants in possession of land or  real property in the city of the value of  one thousand dollars under lease in  writing for not less than one year, and  arc otlierwiHo qualified to vote nt such  election; or ���������    r  (c.)    Who have been for the twelve months  next preceding tho day of  nomination  the ���������members   of   a partnership    firm  , which Bfor' such     twelve months lins  been Itbc assessed owner of land  or real property in tbe city of  the . valuo. of one thousand ' dol-  ' lars lover and above any registered  , incumbrances, and whose individual interest in sad partnership land is of not  less value than five hundred dollars,  and are otherwise qualified to vote lit  said election. ' ���������    _ t,  Tho persons qualified .to vote 'for Mayor and  Aldermen at such first election shall be nil such  'per-ons as aro male British subjects of the full  age of Iwciily-ono years, nnd whose names are  ou tho last Provincial Assessment Itoll, and  who are assessed for property within the city  limits, or who are residents of and carry on  business within the city limits and nre the  hoiders of a trader's licenco for which tho annual fee is not lcssi than live dollars, or who  arc householders and have resided within the  limits of the city for nt least ,six months prior  to the date of nomination.   , ���������**,;  "Householder" shall extend to' and include  every peruon who holds and occupies a messtt-  iige, dwelling or tenement, or any part or por-  TIIB Spring nieeling of the Kamloops Presbytery'took place ilii- wci k  in the Presbyterian church, Revelstoke. The first -srs-.ion opened  Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock, wilh devotional exercises, and Ii-teniug to  the reading of the reports of standing committees. Ai\ ord'-r of luirr-i-  ni'.ss for-subsequent sittings was then established and followed throughout. Those in attendance at the presbytery meeting were Hev. Dr. Campbell, moderator; T.  G.  McLeod,  clerk:  Dr.   Robertson,, superintendent, of  ';  missions. Revs. Muir, Stewart, Wilson, flardie. Uiirton, Wright. Dunn,  Frew, McKee, Gandiei, Munroe, Glassford, Wallace, Oswald, Menzies (Kas-  lnUMenzies (Revelstoke).   Elders Drs. Proctor and .McKec-hnie.  1  bv .ind with the advice of the Executive Conn- J tion of a messuage, dwelling or tenement with-,  oi'l. under and by vimto of the .powers and au-., in.thcmiiuicipality yielding-anti paylnulthore.  thoritics conferred upon  him b.v tho said Acts,  nnd of all other powers and authorities him in  ��������� * that, behalf enabling, hath ordered that all that  piece or parcel of land situate, lymyr and bcnis  , in Kootcnav District, in the 1'ioviiicc of .British  ���������Columbia, ���������bounded as follows:-Commencing  * at a point where the southerly limit of the Can-  . ndian pacific Kail way right of  way intersects  tho Columbia Kivcr; thenco following the left  bank of tlie Columbia Kivcr down stream to  ' the point  where   tho  easterly limit of   ford  Street intersect1-*- the Columbia Kivcr; thenco  northerly along the cnot side ot Ford direct to  tho  cenire  ot   Third  Street;  thence easterly  along the centre lino of Third Street to it- intersection with the west lino of   Kokeby  Ave-  '-line: thenco smtherly along the west line  of  ������������������Kokebv Avenue "to it- intersection   with  the  northe'rlv  limit'of   (4th)  Fourth  Street; .and  thence  nlomr  the   northerly  limit  of Fourth  Street to the'eastei-ly limit of   Boyle Avenue;  "* thence southerly along   the  easterly  limit  ot  Hovlc Avenue to it-  intersection  with Sixth  Street; thence easterly along the northerly lim-  ���������it of Sixth Street- to it������  intersection with the  wcsterlvlimit of  Coiinaught Avenue; thenco  southerlv along the westerly -ido ot Coiinaught  Avenue to its intersection  with tlie northerly  limit of Eighth Street: thenco easterly along  the  norther!v  limit  of   Eighth .Street to the  "wcsterlv limit of the right of way of   tho Ar-  'rowhead     branch   of   tho Canadian  Pacific  >   Railwav; thence   the  snino  course  for  seven  hundred   feet   to  the castorly limit of the proposed townsite:  thence  at   right angles  with  .  KIghth Street to a  point,eight  hundred   feet,  north of tlio northerly limit ot  the Canadian  Pacific Hailway main line right 01 way; thence  m a wcsterlv direction, and p ir.illel to tho Canadian   I'acilic  Hailw.iv right ot   way,   io .the  bank  of   the  Columbia   Kivcr:   thoucc  down  stream to the point of beginning: and containing five hundred and ninoty-lh-o acre-, more or  less, and the inhabitants thereof, shall on, from  rnd after the tir-t day of .March, ISilil, bo incorporated as a City Municipality under the said  Acts, and hath made further provision  to the  tenor and efl'ccc hereinafter appearing.  NOW KXOW YE. that by these presents we  do herein" npler and proclaim that the locality  hereinbefore deMcribcd, and the inhabitants  thereof, shall, on. from ai)d all or iho first day  of "March. 1MW. be incorporated ns a City 3i\i\-  iileipiljitv, under and subject to the provisions  of tlio ;',lv}iH)u,ipa)itie- Incorporation Act," and  Of the "KevclstolvO Incorporation Act, litis,"  nnd amendments, and under nnd subject to the  provisions hereinafter contained or referred to.  The .-aid Municipality shall be called and  known bv tlie name and st j ie of "The Corporation of iho City of Uevelstoke."  The said Municipality shn.il comprise nil  those nieces or parcels of land hereinbefore  described. , *  The Council shall con-'u-t of, a Mayor and six  Aldermen, and tho ������ hole iiiiiuhcr present at  each meeting thereof shall not be los^ lhan four.  The nomination sliall take place, and the poll  (If IViif) shall be held nt the Court House, Uev-  pl-itoU'o,  Tlicnomlrnilou foi- iho' first election of a  Mavorand Aldermen shall be on tho loth day  ��������� of .March, A. D. l&Ji). at 12 o'clock, noon, and  the polling (if any) shall be on tho L'2nd day of  Mnrch, A. D. lb'.U, and shall continue for ono  flay only, find the poll shall be kept open between the hours Qf 10 n.iii. and 1 p.m.. and  Frederick Fraser, Esquire, of Jlevol-toko aforo-  said, shall bo the Kcturning Ofllccr thereat.  The persons qualified to bo nominated for  and elected Mayor of such city at the first  election shall be such persons a- arc male Krit-  Jah subjects of the lull age of twenty-one  years, and arc not ilisqunlifiuil under any law,  "d ,,  (a.) Have been for the twelve months next  proceeding iho day oi nomination tho  nssc.-Hcd owners of land or real property  in lhe city of thu value of one thousand  dollars ovor and abovu any registered  incumbrance, and aro otherwise qual*.  ifled to vote nt such election; or  (b.) Who have been for such twolvo months  the sole tenants in pos-es-ion of land or  real property in the city of the \nluc of  two thousand dollars under lease in  writing for not loss Lhan one year, and  arc otherwise qualified to voto at such  cii������itiiin; or       . ...  (c) Who havo liooii lot' (hi; twelve months  next proceeding I lie day ol' ponptiatifin  the members of a plirtncrslnp flrn)  which for such | wclvo iw-nlhs- has been  the nssesHcd owner of liiuil or real propel ty in (lie city of the value of iwo  thousand dollnrl' mcr iind above any  rcglsLorcd incuiiilirnnciN, and whose Individual interest, lu said (partnership  land is of not lc-s value than one  thousand dol-lars. and are otherwise  qualified to vole nt such election.  The nei'aotiy tjuiillllcrt io bo numluntod fur  for a'retitnl.'Or rent value-of not less that sixty  dollars per annum.        ' , <  Until the snid city is divided" into wards, the  Mayor and.Alderman shall be elected by those  qualified to voto in the wholo city.  -  The Mayor and Alderman elected at such  first elc'cUCni shall hold office until hi.s successor  or a majority of their successors, have "been  sworn in, unless lietor they shall die or resign or  becomo disqualified. ���������  It shall bo the duty of the Returning Ofticcr  to enter in a book, in alphabetical order, the  names, addresses and occupations of all persons, qualified to vote as aforesaid, who .naku  application to him. as aforesaid, to have their  names placed on such list, and such list shall be  the list of the-elcctors for such elections.  Before the naino of any person shall be placed  on tho list, he sliall make and sign a declaration  in writing, -before some person authorized to  administer oaths, setting forth ��������� his name, address, occupation and qualifications as aforesaid, which declaration shall be filed with the  Returning offlcor. '  ;,-  Such lists and declarations shall be open to  inspection by any person within lawful hours.  Any person may complain'that his name is  improperly omitted from tho voters' list, or  thatimy other name is improperly inserted thereon, and may apply to any Judgo of tho Supreme  or County Court to have his name inserted  thereon or to have any names improperly inserted thereon struck off the said list. In such  latter case reasonable notice, to bo determined  by the Judge applied to, shall be given to the  person whose name is proposed to be struck off.  The Judge shall hear and dispose of all such  application*-* in a summary way, and the Returning Ofllecr.shall amend the list in accordance wilh the Judge's decision;  At least six day's notice of the time and'  place of uoniInntion nnd of holding of the poll  (if any) shall be {;lveii by the said Returning  Otllccr; such notice to be posted during that  period in the manner provided by section 30 of  the "Municipal Elections Ac:."  The Returning Officer Khali, on,the 'day of  nomination, at 2 o'clock p. m.,'announce the  names of the persons put in nomination in  that behalf as candidates for the offices of  Mavor and Aldermen, as prescribed bv the  " Municipal Elections Act.'lfcw."  At the closo of the time for nominating'the  candidates the Returning Officer shall deliver  to every candidate, or agent of a candidate, applying for the same, a duly certified list of the  nAmos of thosoveral candidates who shall have  been nomlnatod; and any votes given at the  election for any other candidates than those so  nominated shall be null and void.  If, at the expiration of the time appointed for  the election as aforesaid, no more candidates  stand nominated lhan there are vacancies to  be filled up, the Returning Officer shall forthwith declare the candidates who may stand  nominated to bo elected, and return their  names to the Registrar of the Supreme Court.  Xo speeches or interruption to the proceedings ot nominating candidates at the busting*!  shall be permitted by the Returning Officer  between the rending of tho notico of election  and tho closing of tho proceedings on nomination day b.v tho Returning Officer.  f f, at the expiration of such time, more candidates stand nominated than there are vacancies to be filled up, the Returning Officer shall  doclare the names of the candidates, and  publicly proclaim the day previously stated In  Ins proclamation, and the place or places at  which the poll shall bo so opened In the Municipality, for thepurpose of taking the votes of  the electors according to law; and shall then  adjourn the election, and shall take a poll by  ballot, and shall cause to be posted up notice's  of his having grantedsuoh poll, indicating the  names, rosidencos, and occupation of the candidates so nominated, In the order in which  thev shall be printed on the ballot papers,  whfeh notices shall, as soon as possible after  tho nomination, bo placarded In'all the places  where tho proclQinetiou for tho election was  posted up,  If, after the adjournment of an election bv  the Kcturning Ofticcr for the purpose of taking  a poll, one of the candidates nominated shall  die before the poll has commenced, the Returning Officer shall, upon being satisfied of the  fact of such death, countermand notice of the  poll, and all the proceedings with reference to  (ho election shall be commenced afresh; Provided that no*frusfi nomination shall bo nee-  ccssnry in the case of n candidate who stood  nominated at the time of the countcrmaud of  the poll.   ,  fiicasoofa poll being held the candidates  (dulv qualified? who shall obtain the greatest  number of votes shall bo Municipal Aldermen  and Mayor respectively.  Every person qualified to vote shall have  sovon votes, being one lor eaclj Alderman to bo  ejected; ������Hd on������ tot M������}'5n tut bo m������}' voj������  N'  bickering going on   bctwren   local  pa-  pupers. ,, This concltKlod complainant's  1>  IHlSt'  He  OW that thi' libel case has been hcaiil and di-uiisscd tbe Mail may ox-  , plain that, by lhe stalemeiils 'complained of it meant no,reflection on  j\lr Sibbnld's piivatfi character nor wished lo impute dishonesty in office,  nnd while believing thej did not, contain them it, is oxtieniely sorry if tliey -  carried such wrong iiiipiv-sbinn to Mr. Sibbald or hi.s friends, 'it njeant its' ic-  niarks to bo fair comment, on public malleis, in public iulerest, and this thu,'  decision of tbe inapfist,ralesc fully  confirms.     It  called  no  witnesses^ to en-  ,i dorse this position believing the court, would decide for itself on lhe sense, to  be taken from its remarks, and tbe sense.it, put on llu-in is, ihc one that, was  meant.   Tbe Mail has no de.-ire lo be-con^iclered a libellous sheet, but it has   '  an ambition to labor in the public inti'rest faillifully.e.irneslly. and candidly, A-'  s .nnd.ibAvill t-ontimie to'try.and a_tj;;iiu',lhis ideal to llie best of its ability,  finding its reward in lhat public favor ^vhich it believes" it, already has, at  least, in some degiee. "   , A . ���������  '  The libel ease,inst,iliUi>d by J. D. Sib-  'baltl against-B. B. Atkins, of the  Kootenay Mail came al last; tu'a*  hearing yesterday afternoon before  Justices of the Peace Haig and Landmark. An objection by defendant lo  Mr.' Landmark sitting, on grounds of  bias, was overruled, and tbe hearing of  evidence began.  The complainant, was first sworn and  identified a copy of the paper wilh articles containing reference-- meant for  him. What meaning he took from  them was disallowed.  B. R. Campbell was culled to  prove  publication.   The defendant admitted  as tar as" preliminary  trial'went that,  he wrote  the  aiticles   complained 'of.  , Messrs. G.  E.   Grogan,   K.   Gordon,  Dr. W.  B.  McKechnie ancl  T.'  K.  L.  Taylor wete called   to, testify n& to"the  nn-ainng to be taken   from   lhe1 articles  "complained of.   Mr.   Murphy,  counsel  for defendant, oaid bis objection might  be noted.   It was. ,    '  G. E. Grogan took tbe meaning from  the article.  "Questions   nnd  Answers"  that it was imputed   Mr. Sibbald   hud  misappropriated the balance spoken of  He thought   the   imputation   on   Mr.  Sihlmld's character in the editoiial beginning "The Colonist snys" was that  it was   scarcely   worth   his while   lo,  defend it.  Robeit   Gordon   took - lhe    article  "Questions   and    Answers"   lo   mean  that, the-writer wanted  to  convey the  idea lhat Mr.   Sibbald t knew   he   was  dismissed .because of a wrong expenditure of $2075 on the  work of  canyon  road construction.   By wrongly spent  he meant careles-ly spent, or wilfully  used for the benefit  of himself or  his  Defendant' pleaded  not  guilty  cailed no wi tmeses.  Mr. Murphy   addressed   tlier magis-  'trates and made a really excellent de-'  'fen.-e.     He   said,   in   effect,   (bat the  matt er of'the alleged   libel  was only  one,  of   public   interest,   closely   connected with em rent politics and dealt  only wilh Mr. Sibbald in  a  public  capacity.       No    allegations     of   j corruption   ivcif,   made,   and    nothing  charged   against    complainant's   private * character.      Character,    as far  as'inlrodiu-ed, had been first mentioned  by  complainant  in   discussing  his  dismissal, and on that  alone  was it alluded to.    lie could if he  thought necessary produce plenty  ol wilnesses'to  prove that sense'of il.    Defendant had  a right, to  comment   fairly   on   public,  ma tiers, it was expected  of   bim, and  in these articles be  had  not exceeded  that right, as'a journalist,   when  asking for-an  explanation   of   tne patlin-  ineiilary report on this road  work.    It  was in the public interest such matters  should be explained or fair comment  made.      He   quoted    copiously    from  Odger- oiriibel find  held tlieie was no  case against defendant, who.dealt, with  Mr. Sibbald only in a public elm-actor,  lie lefened briefly t i recent libel case,  brought by ex-ministers,   where  much  definite   and   stronger    language  bud  been used,  yet   no  conviction  against  lhe newspaper hud  been obtained, and  said complainant's case   would nol la*-L  five niiniiirs before a jtu y,   ,  Air. Scoll for complainant also addressed the bench and made out a veiy  friends.   He took the editorial to mean | good case for his client,  1 le distinguish-  Among tbe interesting items of tbe  home missions committee repent was  the news that Revel-toke has risen  from fti mission station to a selfsus-  taining, charge, thus joining'company  wilh NeNo'n, Rossland and Kamloops.  Trail, it wiis' announced, Imd been  placed on the auguinentation list from  the mission field status,' and Greenwood and Midway- are expected to  reach the same position hefoie the end  of the year. Cascade. City was authorized to.organize with a congregation, and three new mission stations  weie authorized opened along the'  Crow's N-st Pass route.  The   Sunday   school   committee, re-,  ported amongst') other' things an'increase of nine Sunday schools within  the year and that all  working schools  were    in     a *  flourishing    condition.  Church life and work committee,   too,  made ni^excellent. icport, showing the  church     throughout   the   presbytery/  which, by the way,  is .about the same  size as the'.parliamentary division  of  Yale-Cariboo,   to  ,be    progressing   in  spiritual condition, and the moral tone'  of tbe country, as'it gets more settled,"  belter.     Improvement all "along the  line was the cheerful tone o'f  this re-,  poir.       '.    A  .   ���������    . .  Several importont resolutions were  offered and passed, but, space will not  permit their publication this week, but  'the'clOik of'piysbyt'ery,":haS"'promised*  to forward*.them Inter.,:   "-   '-." ,   -,  : ,'AnolheiV.interesting"matter dealt  civitli'nt the.'meeting.was- the- question  of.dividiiig.'the:presb*ytery- By a .majority of on'eit was decided  to  make  overtures   to   the   general     assembly  praying   it to divide1 the  presbytery  of    Kamloops, into   two.   making   all  Soutli     Koolenay     ti Unitary    to   the   ���������  Crow'.-Nest  P.is.1-   Hailway the picsby-  hylery of Kootenay and  leaving  lhe   '  balance of territory, which goes cic-lto <  Field, wet to .'Noith   Bend,   north   to  Barkerville, and ������nuili to  Y-ernon;   remain under the old title.  The presbytery bad in all 'six sitting-, and transacted a lot of useful  business. Befoie. adjourning Thursday afternoon to meet at call of moderator at Kamloops in September, ib  elected six delegates to the, general '  assembly, which meats at Hamilton,  Ont., in June next.  A very interesting part of lhe spi ing '���������  meeting was the public" nieeling of  Wednesday night, .when addresses  were given on mission Work' in'Green-  wood. by Rev. T. Oswald; by Rev. Mv.  Dunn, on Crow's Ne.-t work, especially  at Fernie; by Air. Allium, on BrooKlyn, -  experiences, and Rev. Dr. Robertson,  the eneigetic. head of hipne mission  work, on tbe theme that is nearest his  heart. He said that in 1S70 there were  but nine Presbyterian "congregations  west of Lake Superior, and now .last  year's report, showed 'JOU'congrega.tions  with a prospect this year of becoming  1100. Air. Minim's Brooklyn experiences were also very interesting,  .-liming (hem, llie statement tliat his  first mee.lins- had lo beheld on a raft.*--  At'., the close of "the- adilresses lhe  ladies of the Reyelstoke church served,"  refreshments and1 the very'interesting  evening came to im end.    -  Pretty costumes in Paris fashions  made at the Cash Bazaar. ' o  ��������� Wai ter; Scott, J. P., of .Illeeillewaet,  came-.in by No. 1 Thursday.  See the MacMillan   Fur Co.'s ad. in  the Mail, .where it appears  regularly.  J. Allan is very seriously ill  at  the  Oriental and hopes of his recovery are  slight. ���������!- ���������  A stock' of ladies and children's  shoes selling oft at cost at the Cash  Bazaar.     '        ��������� ' o  Hon. George Eulas Foster' was in  town yesterday. He. was recently in  New Jirunswick. *   ,  The Cash Bazaar is closing out all  gouts furnishings and will in 'future,  display the latest in ladies goods only.  John Skogstrom has again taken  hold of and will run his well known  house- the Springs Hotel, Albert  Canyon.  The. Cash Bazaar will have the latest  in all kinds of ladies novelties that  English and eastern markets can  furnish. >    o  Mrs. W.' Lee left for the coast  Thursday, accompanied by her brother,  George Sutherland. Mr. Lee is still  in Nelson.  Services at the Catholic church' tomorrow as follows: Mass at lOr.'JO.  Evening service, 7;.'$0' .sermon on  mixed marriages���������Neither shall thou  make morriage with'them etc.���������Deut.  VII. 3-4.  Tho Cash llazaar has'not stocked up  with the fit st goods in tlie^mai-kct, but  RIVER BANK PROTECTION.  What is Being Done to Stand Off the  Columbia.    ii  The  river   bank   protection   work- is  now in full swing thopgh   the absence  of the  wire  ordered   in' the   east   has  caused a temporary delay.   The new  mattress is being placed in asubstantial  manlier.    It is laid on' a frame of sawn  timbers 5x8 in size which  are grooved  and bolted   with g-inch-holts and   on  top the  timbers are 8x10 >vith  brush  between packed clcse for a depth  of  three feet.   The whole will   be. solidly  marled down with wire and, ballasted  with   rock   when   complete.    On   the  portion between where  work  stopped  last year and the old  smelter  point,  a  distance of about 1300 feet,   it is estimated   there  are  about 3000 loads  of  brush packed, and all   is  in   readiness,  in fact waiting, for the wire  to  finish-  ofF with limbers and   rock.    Over the  woik done last year tbe  new, mattress  will also extend to  llie point of com-  menceinent   opposite   the    Methodise  patsonage, but, it will not be quite so  thick there being some two and a  half  feet through.    This new mattie.-s  will  be. throughout, some 100 feel wide, that  is from side to side, and 75 feet of that '  will be in  tbe  river.    The  whole, will  be ballasted some :MK) yards of rock  being put on it.  At lhe break on Third  Street   lhe   inallres-i   may   be    made  wider and improvements  there  might  reiisoiinbly I xpected to  include  this1  cribbing,and rc-lnring of the street to  that on account of the character lie  (Air. Sibbald) had before dismissal that  anything he could say .now would not  help bis character at all.  Dr. AlcKechnie said what; struck him  on reading the "Questions and Answers" aiticle was that there had been  a misappropriation of a sum of money  by Air. Sibbald. He thought the editorial reflected very seriously on Air.  Sibbnld's character.    ,  T. E. L. Taj-leu's first impression on  reading the article "Questions and Answers" was that the money bad been  carelessly or indiscriminately used,  he had no other impressions, lie bad  formed no idea on first reading it but  when bearing of libel he had come to  conclusion slated. He thought icgard-  ing the editorial it cast a saicat--tic  imputation on Air. Sibbakl's character,  holding him up to ridicule. He did  not think it was meant to insult him;  thought it W43 mer.ely some of usual  ed between libel and.'fair comment,  thought thedefendant.li,id oversLepped  the limit and should be committed for  trial.        '  Their worships then asked that the  court be cleared for half an,hour when  they would announce their decision.  Within that lime it was again opened,  llie large audience le-assemblcd and  then Mr. Haig spoke.  The bench had given ils careful consideration to the case, to the circumstances conn-cted with it, and to the  evidence given. They bad come to  the conclusion that the defendant had  not exceeded the bounds of fair comment and they therefore dismissed the  case.  In agreeing with the decision as expressed by Air. Haig, AI:. Llndlnaik  followed him in reading the local  n e wspa pers a led lire on join nalistic conduct which they much appreciate, no  doubt, uiul will fjreatJy benefit ft'opj,  the newest,'prettiest and   best  values J nearly its original width.   This month  in millinery,.dress goods, silks, dre������s  trimmings, laces, blouses and all the  latest novelties in ladies wear will be  on display a*-! early as import orders  can be received. o  Nurse Lucas arrived Thursday from  lhe east and is visiting at Mr. and  Mrs. Cragc's Miss Lucas is a nurse  of considerable experience and skill  and her intention to follow her profession in Revelstoke will be generally  welcomed. Miss Lucas' professional  card will be found in this and following issues of tho Mail.  lhe average numbei of men employed  i> believed to be about, one hundred  and ninety all told, and it is expected  that inside o*" two months it will all be.  finished.  This protection should give confidence to property holders in tluj  vicinity, greatly help in restoring property value-1, and aid in encouragement  of building enterprise.  See Mr. St. John's fur ad. this issue.  Don't forget "Uncle" George   Baldwin with fur shipments.-   See his card  Mr. Mildrum, of   St.   Mary's,   Out., j everv week,  fresh from eastern business experience ;        ' ,     .      ,  aud modern dry-goods methods, arrived , p K**? 3'0ur ^-''.-dar tor the Mail of  Friday evening to   take   the   manage- j fi^.e.."",y<al'"-,.  ;Hi,end,d'"J will bo  merit of the Cash Bazaar  business  on  Mackenzie avenue.    He will be followed shortly  by  an  up-to-date  milliner  who is now  taking ��������� in  the   millinery  openings  in  the  east 'aiid   who   will  bring all tbb toftfet bWR/bb -with btef.  i offered for select ini;.  Local Foresters' have in\ited Dr.  Oi'onyhateklia, supreme chief ran������er,  to stop ofF at Revelstoke should he  come west this spiing to institute a  high coyrt of p. C, THE 'KOOTENAY MAIL.  Uhe tiootcnny fIDaii  ������   PUBLISHED KVEHV SATUKDAY  ���������AT���������  !P.EVELSTOKE, B.C.,  ���������HY���������  ATKINS & CAMPBELL,      '  Pi'uusni;r.s and Pjtoriiiirroas.  Eiibscription   Price,   $2.00   Per   Annum  .Ti,'" sriiicriA' ix .\nv.\xci: "iMs  ADVERTISING RATES.  COXTISACT ADVEHTISEMEXTS inserted al  llio rati1 of ������1.50 per column incli ]>er iiioulli.  J.'ni spacer of mx column inches or over $1  nl r ini li per montli.  J'HAXSIEXT Am'EimKEMENTS 10c. per  line ii!-i-lin<-ei-lion, 3e. pel;. line e.-ic-h subse-  ijiic-nl insertion. 'JUie number of lim";  i (.cleaned liy space occupied, 12 lines to 'tile  incli. ���������  HEADING NOTICES 10c. per line each in-  -eilion, unless contracted for by Uio,lliO  lines.  ,701' PRINTING' of every kind al niosl reasonable rates and shortest notice.  ACCOUNTS for job priiiling or advertising  I.ajiible on the lirst of every month.  COUltE-sPONDKXCE on all mailers of local  or public interest invited and carefully considered. All communications to.tlie Editor  iiiu-l be accoiii]iaiiied by llie name ot the  ���������writer, noLiiecc��������� ai-ily for publication, but  a- an evidence ol good faith.  Address  The Kootenay Mail,  Kevelstoke, P.O.  TCUYKLSTOKE, .MARCH.  I, LSU'J.  Anxious IxQUiKEii  in   tbe  Herald  v.-anleil to know if   incorporation   was  b.iini;-   delayed   "to   >;i\e   tlie  Man. a  ciiance.   to   trump   up   soino   fuither  excuse for delay."    Wc think, anxious  one, that there's nothing very trumpery  about lhat ������10,000 lying snug   in   the  estimates for river bunk protection yet  that if_ we lenieniber aright was one of  o'ar excuses for delay.    Of course,   we,  know theie were  some   who   wouldn't  piynny attention   to   advice   in,   the.  matter,   thoy   were   going   to   "push  thing-* through,"   but   the   Mail   and  local     public    opinion     (synonymous  terms . of   course)   looked" before, rit  leaped, and now oven   the   select   few  accept tiie situation  with   equanimity,  sliiugthe.il- shoulders and say "perhaps  'lis just us well."   That $-10,000 would  ha\o been  hard   to   lloat   as    a   loan,  anxious one, and have   cost  }'ou   if   a  property holder quite a little to repay,  besides'robbing   tho   town    of   much  neejjecl improvements on(, streets,   etc.  JJe "with   the   crowd"    [Inquirer,   ancl  admit that it was better, by not letting  'auxie'fy'=Tniuun    discretion,    to   keep  incorporation waiting till  it   could   be  got'on fair and   proper   terms   to   the  town and its property holders.  ,"We think, loo, though it was not  longer than that required,in the former  niatter, that' delay could well be  justified on the grounds of llio amendments made lo the special bill of 1S9S.  .Especially could it be defended on the  amendment extending the municipal  franchise. That extension (it is unnecessary to go intO'details) to inuludc  the hundred or more who though not  property owneis are, bona fid.i residents  and slrii'ng iu their way just as much  as the best to build-up and maintain  ���������the town was a progressive step that  that -should be made in the rircum-  slance.s, and but a deserved recognition  of people entitled lo it. To enfranchise  them, was a duty and would justify  considerable delay if there was much  of   the    "organized   opposition"   that  important session if there is any likelihood of its redisti ibuting' seats to  meet the needs of cases like Kootenay.  Liberal organizations throughout the  district should urge, if this '-matter is  to be dealt wKh, the creation of the  Kootenays into a separate pailiament-  ary division for the next election. For  that matter conservative associations  might do so too, as they are equally  ambitious, no doubt,''to hiive Koote-  tenay lieu d through a meii.ljer of its  own, no matter what his political sympathies ijiay be.  Till-: news that Kudyard Kipling is  ill and very low will be received in B.  0., as in other British outposts, wilh  veiy general legiet; and it will be general hope that he will pull through to  write again in the style we. all lo\e so  well. We can't a fibre! to lose our  Kipling yet. ,<.*  a penultj' not exceeding one bundled  dollar, nor less than twenty dollars,  for tbe first offense, and not exceeding  two hundred dollars, nor less than one  hundred dollars, for tbe second offense,  and in default of payment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three  months, and in case of tbe holder of  a retail liquor license being convicted  a thil d time tbe license to be cancelled.  Read the Koolenay Mail.  at/fc.^/^/^fc/^^- ^ /&Q/$/%/&%/'&&  #  ������  A Quartette  of Thieves:  a mil  some one was wildly invited to lead.  However, that too .was settled some  what satisfactorily and the bill is  better regarded than ever before.  "Critics   alone   aie .ready     mad'*,"'  they serve no apprenticeship,   but it is i  nevertheless necessary  at   times to defend oneself   from ' their   attacks   aiK] i manm-i-n* tlie  Shoulcl Be An Open Field for Railways  *-��������� 0  At lhe nieeling of the Winnipeg  hoard of linde ou Feb. 21 at, when a  resolution was passed asking,lhe Dominion 'government, lo grant a charier to  the Kettle River Valley Railway Company, R- Jj. Richardson, M. P., .read  the following letter from Hon, .Joseph  Martin.' , ,  Attorney-O'eiierars Ollice.  Victoria, 13. C, Feb. 11,* 1S99.  R.L. RioirAnDSox, M.   P.,   Winnipeg,  Man.' '���������  My Dear'Richaidson.--Yours of the  Sth inst., at hand.    1 would be sorry to  learn   that,   the    Winnipeg   board   of  trade Ind made any such   recommendation as yon suggest.     It seems to'me  that I bete is really no argument,  in favor of prevenlingaiiy capitalist, American or Canadian,  i'i om   building railroads in Canada,  if be 'wishes to do so  without,   loss   to   the   public.     JI is,.I  Lbink, the Jirst, time in   the history of  Canada that, the -Dominion parliament  has deliberately excluded a "railway in  an unoccupied leiritory miller such circumstances   as   have   existed    in   the  Boundary   Creek   district..    The   fact  that, the Canadian   Pacific,  is   building  into that country does not,   it appears  to nn1, afford any excuse   whatever for  the exclusion, ol the Corbin road.     All  ���������other nails  ot   Kootenay  are  now  in  possession of railway competition, and  it, is intended by the course heietol'ore  pursued   to   (prevent    the Boundary  Creek district from reaping the benefit  of that competition.      When' il,  is  roil ii'iiilierod that the   C. P. R. owns the  only smeller available for lhe  piuposo  of developing that   district,   you   can'  understand what a terrible,   blow   it  is  to Lhe mining inti-resu*   there to be absolutely in the power of this company.'  On lhe other band, if Lhe  Corbin   t-oad  gels in, not. only will  the  dist rict, have  railway competition,  but also smelling  competition. 'The fact  tbat,  the  oies  are   sent, lo  the   United   Slates  to be  smelted seems to nie  lo,cut no   figure  whatever in Lhe controversy.  It. makes  one tired   to   heal'   an   argument   like  ibis pmduccd \\ hen   it   is  well   known  that il.iwould be   very   milch to the advantage of Canada to have more trade  wilh the   United  States.     At  present  the great buik of lhe.  ores prndu'c-'d in  Kootenay are  Miielted   in   lhe   United  Statcf. notwithstanding the  fact   that  the     Canadian     Pacific     extends   all  through the   Koolenay  district.     The  C. P. R. branch, which   is  being .built  into the Boundary Creek,   is in leceipt  | of a bonus from this   province of $1000  steals  "The  thieOvho  Your Purse  Your Time ' ���������  Your Reputation  Your Health.  The last can   be cotight by'  LAMBERT'S SYRUP OF  DOUGLAS PINE  A hoi He of which will cure  your cough oi cold ere your'  health is quite gone. Scenic'  one from any druggist, 251  cents a bottle.       , (  Tb*&/&Q/&������/ ^ ^>^&>'  Read the Kootenay Mail  Highest cash prices paid for raw  furs.  Apply to   , '  (Of London, England)  CENTRAL HOTEL,  REVELISTOKE,  '    Or   M.F.ST.'JOHN, "     ���������  Fur Buyer,  | Winnipeg,-Man.  Smalbor large consignments promptly  attended to and cheque seiit.bv, return mail. Storekeepeis please  ship and see our prices.     ���������   ,  ,  S^^^nia'.'tfS-V'''  FRED. M. WELLS, Mine Examiner.  Draying and delivering' a specialty.  Teams always ready .at shortest  notice. Contracts for jobbing  taken.    -Agent.   for_B. C. Oil Co.  Robert Samson,  if  Yours faithfully.   '    '    i  .InSET-H   MARTIN, i  Wish to have a reliable pipe or  a good smoke, come and see  mv large assortment.    ���������  lhe Rich Lardeau.  Alex.   Munm   i-   doing   iiii-������ion.iry ,  work for th'- L-iul-au in a roost ert".-c*tive !  NGLIS  following clipping fiom j    <  , , . ,      ,   . , the Coloni.-f indicates.  lame them   with   their  own   we-.por.s. ,     ^ Mmm> ^^ L;mlwu <]i<lhl ^ ���������  li "Anxiotrs  Imjuiiei'    thinks our ex  [ jn Vancouver  eiigiin-e? ing a \,\a <i,.a| j  cu-es worj 'not   good   ones   wc   invite   involving the -.'ile of ext'-nsive  properdin to doaf further wilh   them.      The ' ti-s iii   tin-   LmW.i.    Mr.   .Yfunm   io.      ,  ���������nthusiastie   over   thi-   di.-trir!.      He,  aid to the Ciiloui-t correspondi-nl   llie ��������� '."  i oilier d.iv lli.it if the   contemplated   (/. f No**'Roa<*y*  A specialty. Also a complete  stock of book5!,'stationery, confectionery, etc.  CMS. J, 'AMAH  time is most suitable.  It is exceedingly   pleasant to every ,  *n.fimPifrfltik.  P. Tt. hi am h liii" Ft ���������run   A i roe. head   to  citiz������n   of   the   country   regardless   of, Tn���������a   Llkl.   w   ���������������������������������������������-,,(     L.nd.-.sii _ \v*!l  his political views to know that all the   a-ioii'id tin* u m-Id. while  Tionl   Lake.  prophecies   of    disaster   predicted   to   "������������������'' of I In- pr.*t I ie.-t --pnl-, in   the  piov-  couie uno.i us ulider a   liberal   gos ei n  ,' im ''��������� u ili, ,"'',,>"  i ' . , i ��������� it.    The Silver f np i-  n-ent have Loine to   nothing:   .ind that i       . ,     , .,   , ., ,       , .        , ,   -._ ,--_^,-^i-,- ��������� -^ _���������__ .���������_-.^_.4 .-iiifi lead that tne  ore  can   be  shipped I  in-.Eo.iri ot coninierci.il    itiin    and    n.i- , ,,, ., ],,,,_,,, ,���������.,,(���������-, j���������   .-.,!(.-  (Jf u1(.  ]u<r,'n\  tioii.il cli-a-ter.  progrc-s,   giowth,   and    fteiglit   r,i("s  which   either ex< hide aj  a  mining  (own.  >ti rich in gold, *-iH*er  trade expansion in a most inmarkable  device has followed its advent, to  power. By the financial statement  of the first .se\eri months of therein*  it is noted that, the trade figuie.s show  an increase, of $1 l,0o5.000 over llie  saine peiiorl (which was also ou a pro-  t;i c*s-i\(- scalej la*-,t year. This yeur's  fi'_nii(-s, so f.u. reach the unpiecedcnled  total of si 00,017.000, air! the balaiue ���������'������������������  of trade between imports and i-xpoits  is .--17,l*i-"',000 in fa\or of Canada.  The duty collected for this period was  ������'l:H3(.).~) 1 ~> over what it was for the  same lime lnst,\ear, and amounted al  together for the last seven months to  C-J U0S.0.'i0.  proved  Ir, sii rlfiwri and wait for a  Williams  Official  1B; C. Directory  1  bundled otli'-r mines fiom -hipping or  induce owners  of  high   grad  propo-ilion  railway.      Propo-itinp.-s   running    S'-in  and   -S10   in   value,     and     practically | published Annually^������������*a������S^  proven  i  FOR FURS  Highest market price paid for all tkinds of raw  furs. Ship lo me nt once mid oc convinced. I  give a fair and square assortment and make  prompt returns on all consignments. Price  ]i-,ts are misleading when market values are  changing. Keep po*-lcd by the returns you get  from >  G. W.   Baldwin,  i-.o.M.        WINNIPEG, IVIAN.  ardware!  i    ' n  .And Tinsmithing  Heavy Hardware  Bur iron anil steel, nail-* and pa-  paper, chain and rope.  Shelf Hardware  Cl I  hooks  ami  knob-*  butts, brackets.  hinges and  Hack and Cough your Life Away  But just go down to the , -  DRUG  & BOOK GO'Y  And get- a bottle of Syrup   of White Pine  and Tar.    Only 25 cents per bottle.'  "^^^):C^t^^^Q^^^^Q^^^^<fe^^^^3:^^^  Front St., Revelstoke,  GUS? LUND,        -   '     - -        '-.      "PROPRIETOR  House Furnishings  Stoves and tinware. The largest  and host, stock to choo->e from.  Granite, iron und tinware.  VV. M. LA WRENCE  "McCarly Block, ��������� t-  {  Revelstolie Station,    -     B.C.  PX^^^><^^^X s^S^  Tliis space is reserved for 'the  KOOTENAY LUMBER CO:,  limited, Comaplix, B. O, R. Tapping,   agent,   Revelstoke,   B.   C.  Best $1 a day house in town. ,  White Ibaour only  The bar is supplied with the best brands of wines,  liquors and  <> a  1 ' , .    '   ,  .'"'���������'���������     J. V. PERKS; Manager.,  Cigars..  T imh\ tuu wp  "<���������' ^    Fresh groceries,   canned   goods   and   fruits.   '���������  Norway   salt    herrings     and   stockfish   at  IF.   AHLIIT   <Sc   OO:  "'     All kinds- of fresh vegetables.    ' Plain   and     "   .  fancy .crockery at moderate prices.'     Orders  ' by mail "promptly attended to.     -  Ik-%>^%^^^v^^^^^/%^^^/%^/^^^^/^^^^*^^/^^^/* <%/%,���������  ���������a  ritc^Up  /.-.       .   .      '   Published by p  ,  the'.kooteiiay' Mail, -Revelstoke  3R  5Qo  , The only, complete map) of' the great Fish Creek Camp.  '��������� The*only, published map'of the   Fish   Creek .Country.  *.-  ���������'-. '������������������     '���������  -   -       . 0  '"Wholesale dealers in.  Agents for.the' Karri .Pianos,'and   remember  Karn is Kinjj'  *-      -���������,",*.rr.'l~" %i o i*  .. ���������   -I.. *    A lars;c stock of i      **  Cleveland and Brantford  Office, Cowan Block,  Revelstoke  hi c vi-rv ninnoi-oii-'.  Ston The Game I  j        The !ai'iri"-t and mo-t  (���������('nnp!'iU'di-  j.i.lili-licd   for  ih-iti^li  , 1*11^ f'illu*\ in<r ni'iv <ct ihm   has  \wcn  added In I he liiinoi iivifliio  re'^ulat ion������  Tin:   ]3,-)iniriion    pai-hamr-iiL   m������els  Maich IGlli, and  it   piorniv;s to bo an  I-'vi'i'V   holder  rif   a   retail   liqimi-  li- i  cen-ie who allow- lhe  Katnhling ^.-inu's j  known   a-   diaw   |ioI<er,    stud    poker, I  lilark j'lck, f',11 o, or ,i ny ot her gnini-s of i  r-haiife lo he pl.i ved   for   inoiiev, oi fori  check", or ot her device'-, I Iia I. iepi'e-,riit j  money, in oi any pact   of 'lii-   pn mise-  to whifli I he trin'sls   and   pnhlic   have  acee������s lo i-' ^uilly of an olTmi-ic. and Ii-  ahle, on s'liiiiin.iry ennvict ion   hefore  a  fonnly foiii t jnd^e,   .-(.ipendi.u y   may-  i-itrate, or two justices of tlie peace, to  rectory vi  ('oliinihia.  pat^e- of  rice  ('oiil.ihis    nvc-r   1I/XJ  l! (he bit,p-l iiifdMiiatior).  o.  v>#  To he o'nlaiiied from'I he  directory  office-, Vietoii.i.'lhi'iiK"n|-', or  P.O. Box 3  ia, -  o,  R. HOWSON & CO....:...  Furniture ancl ���������  .   Undertaking.  Repairing and Upholstering Done.  AVar-'iliaw-'c In connection forntoraBe  of family iiiiilollii'rfiiriiitui'u, trunk-*,  etc., ,it iniiiitlily or (illicr niton.  A%i'A\U for fOiyiiioiid Sewlnif MiicliincH.  Revelstoke Station. B.C.-  Draying!  ALL KINDS OF WOOD.  Delivered  in any part of  1 the town.  J. O. Hutchison  ReVelstpkc * Hospital.  Maternity ward in connection.  Vacciiifi kept,on. hand'-.    .    .    .  JAMES MURPHY,'B. A.,  .O.  Barrister, Solicitor, liic.  (iFt'tOK f'oWA.v 75r,oc;ic,  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  I*. O.'JJox 108.  Drs. McKodlmic and Jcfis,  -   Attondants.  W.  G. BIRNEY  Painter and Decorator.  Graining,,Carriage Painting and Paper  Hanging.  DEALKIl    TN    XV ALL    PAPERS.  MoKcnzio Avenue,  REVELSTOKE STATION  ! Wholesale and Retail i  ; .. BUTCHER .,.. j  DEALER IN  Milk Cows; Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught  Horses.  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  Read the Kootenay Mail.  DlllUUIIUIlUillll LfllMWIIIUJIJUWUMlVAl  Kmuiammiummunillli  smwmmmmimmmmmmM (1;    >>  c  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  l   III iy       IIIU      iin.il iiiu^    ^im.*      Mii*'*.       ���������������������������������������������������������     x  ..  thriiiigh the head with a revolver. The  report, was heard shortly aCter dawn,  none of llio inmates of the hotel being  astir at the tinie. No reason can he  assigned tor the rash act."  Tlie End  Read i\m Kootenay Mail  THE SPECTSE OF THE SEAL  BV THOS. HAKDY  (Continued from l^ast Week.) ���������  IJiirrant���������tlie tfin of the "Mr. Dili-rant who  died some years-'ago. He came home only  yesterday, after-having been heard nothing  of for years and years, lie left Mrs. Dur-  , rant, who they say isra French lady, somewhere in London, but they have telegraphed anil found her, and she's coming. They  say she's quite distracted. .The poor.gent-  leinaii left the Three Lions last'night and  went out to dinner, saying he would walk  Lome, as it'was a line night ancl not very  far; and it is supposed lie took the old  short cut across the moor where there used  to bea path when he was a lad at home,  crossing the big river by a plank, ��������� There  . , is only a rad'now, and he .must have tried  to get across upon it, for it was broken in  two, and his body found in the water-  weeds just below."  '���������Is he���������dead:-1"'-'-       -'���������      '    '  ���������   "O 3-es. -, They had a great trouble to get  him out.   Tlie'nien have  just come from  carrying', bini   to   the   hotel.   ' It   will  r, - , '  be sad for his poor wife when she gets'  -    there." .  -. ��������� ���������  "His pour wife���������yes."  '���������Traveling'all the way fro'm London  ,    on such a call!"-��������� ,-���������=���������������--   ' '���������   ,  - , Rosalys had allowed 'llie hand in  which she held the letter to Lord Park-  hnrsl to drop to lier side; she. now put  it in the pocket'of her dressing gown.  , '"I was wishing lo send somewhere,  she said. "Unt I think I' will wait  till later."  *"  The house Was bestir betimes on 'account of the wedding,' ancl Rosalys  companion ih particular, who was nut  sad because she was going to live on  with-the bride. When Miss Jennings  saw her cousin's agitation sh-a said she  looked ill, and insisted upon sending  for the doctor.'- He.- who was tht' local  practitioner, arrived at breakfast tinie;  .very proud to attend such an, important  lady, who mostly got doctored in London. 'He-said RoMilys certainly was *  not quite,in her usual state 'of health;  prescribed a tonic, and declared lhat  she would be'all right in an hour or  ' two/ He then- informed .her that die  had been suddenly called upon lhat  morning in the case of which they, had  possibly heard���������the drowning of Mv.  .    Durrant.  f '.,';        " ''  "And yon could do nothing?" asked  Rosalys. , 1  "0,'nb.    He's been under   water  too  long for anv  human  aid.    Dead  and  , stiff. *"        *> a      *  * ���������" Yes, I remember him quite as  a boy. But he lias had no udalions  hereabout' for -years cP-'st"*��������� old    D,iir-  , rant's property was sold, if you 1 ecoliect;  and nobody expected 'to see the son  again.    1 .think lie   has'lived'  in   the  '" "filast, Indies,a good deal.    Much  better  for" him"ft'   lie   hud   not   come���������poor  "fellow.V  ,.  '  When the doctoi; had  left,   Rosalys  .. went to the window, and remained for  some  time  thinking.   There  was  the  , lake fro'm which the water had'flowed  clown the t'iyer that, had drowned Jim  after visiting-her liisjt night���������as a mere  interlude'-.iii.'his' continuous life 'of  .caresses .-.with" 'the 'Frenchwoman,  Meianic. ; She turned, took from her  dressing-gown pdcKet the renunciatory-  letter to her intended husband, Lord  Parkhurst, thrust it'through the bars  of the grate', and watched it till it was  entirely consumed.       ^ ,., ,  '    '-=The wedding had been   fixed for an  ' t early-hour in tliecafternoon, and as the  morning .wore on Rosalys felt 'increasing; strength, mental and physical. The  doctor's dose had been a powerful one;  ��������� the image, of '.'Melanie," too, had much  to dij'W'th her ret-upeiative mood;  more still Rosalys' innate qualities; the  nerve of the woman  who nine   years  , earlier had gone to the city to he^ married as if it were a mere shopping expedition; most- of all she. loved Lord  Parkhurst; he was the man among all  nien she debited. RoMilys allowed  things to take their course. ,  Soon lhe dressing began; and she sat*  Ihronglf-itciuite calmly. When Lord  Piirkhurst rode across for a shoi t visit  'that day he only noticed that she  seemed strung-up, nervous, and that  the Hush of love which mantled her  cheek died away to pale rather quickly.  On the way to'church the road skirted'the lo.w-lying -ground where the  river was,   and, a lion t  a  dozen -men  ' wf re seen in the bright-green meadow,  standing beside" the dec;p central  stream, and.- looking intently at a  broken rail;'-      ,,' ������������������ *  ' "Who- are.   those   meii?''   said    the  bride.  "Oh���������they are the coroner's jr.ry,- I-  think,',' said Miss Jennings', "come to  view the. place where the unfortunate  Mr. Durrant lost his life last night. It  was curious that, by the merest accident, he should have been at-Mrs.  Lucy's dinner���������since thev hardly knew  him at all."  "It,   wa.s���������I   saw   him,  there,'*   said  -, Rosalys. ���������  Ten minutes later she was kneeling  against the altar railinsrs, with Lord  Parkhurst on her right hand.  The wedding was by no means a gay  one, and there were few people invited,  Rosalys, for one thing having hardly  any relations.  ��������� The newly united pair got away  from the  house  veiy   soon   after   the  'ceremony. When tliey drove off there  was a:g.icmp of people iound the door,  and some among the bystanders asked  how far they were going lhat day.  "To Dover. They ciciss the channel  to-morto'w, I believe."  To-morrow came, and those who had  gathered together at, the wedding went  about their usual duties and ainiise-  ments. '<JoT.*Lacj among the rest. As  lie ancl his wife* were  returning home  ��������� by the hue afternoon train after a  short journey up the line, he benight a  copy cif an evening paper and glanced  at the. latest telegrams,.  ,  "My good God!" he cried.  "What?" said she, starting towards  him.  He tried lo read���������then handed her  the paper; and she. read for herself:  "DOVER���������DEATH OF LOB I*) PAltKHURST,  "We .regret, to announce that, this  distinguished nobleman and heroic  naval officer,-who 'arrived with Lady  Parkhurst, last, evening at the Lord  Chamberlain hotel in-this town, preparatory to starting on tlieir wedding  tour, entered his diessing room very  early  this  morning and  shot   himself  ������������������**?        PENNARBY MINE.  Pennarby shaft is dark and deep  Eight foot broad, eight, hundred deep.  Hough the bucket and tough the cord,  Strong as the arm of Wincliman Ford.  Never look down;  Stick to the line! r  That was lhe saying at Pcimarbj" mine.       '  A stranger came to Pennarby shaft:  bird! to see how the miner-; laughed! ,   '  White in the collar and stiff in the hat,  U itli his shining boots and his silk cravat.  Picking his way.  Dainty and fine,  Stepping on tiptoe to Pennarby mine.  Touring from London, so "he said:__  V>*ns it copper they dug for, or tin. or lead?  Where did they find it?   How did it come?  II he tried with a shovel might he get some?  Stooping so much  Was bad for the spine;  And wasn't it warmish in Pennarby mine?  o  'Twas like two worlds that met that day,  Tho world of work and the world of play:  And the grimy lads from the reeking shaft 1  "Nudged each other, and grinned and chaffed;  "Got 'em all out!"' '  "A cousin of mine!''  So ran,thu banter at Pennarby mine.      ���������  And Cirnbrae Boh, tho Pennarby wit.  Told hiiri the facts about the pit.  How th'jy bored   the shaft till tho brimstone  smell  Warned Ihem from tapping; well,  lie wouldn't say what.  Hut thoy took it for a sign  To digvno deeper in Pennarby mine.  Then, leaning over and peering i".!, ,  lie was pointing out what he said was tin,  in the tei/-*?.*>ct lode; a crash, a jar,  A grasping hand and n splintered bar;  Ciono in his strcnglh, ,  With (he lips that laughed!.  Oh, tho pale faces at Pennarby shaft!  Far down on a narrow ledge _   Thoy saw him cling to the crumbling cage", '������������������ ���������  '"Wait for the bucket!   Hi, man, stay!  That rope ain't safe; it's worn away!  ,    , He's "iking his chance1.  " , Slack nut tlie line!  Sweet i.onl be with them!"  cried Pcsnnarhy  Mine.  "He's got him!   fie has him!   Pull with a will'  Thank God!   He's over and breathing ati.1.  And he; l.o'idsakes now! what's tbaw   Well,  Biowed if it ain't our London swell! ,  Your heart is right  If your coat is fine;  tiive us your hand!" cried Peiinarhy Mino.  ���������A. Conan Dovi.E.  ,THE TATTLER.  Mrs, Vance, wife of the Into Senator  Vance of North Carolina, is one of the  wittiest women in Washington.  ' Frnu Ellen Gnlbrauseii, the celebrated  S'wcdish sin gov, has received a handsome  gold bracelet from the queen of Denmark.  Tho will of Miss Winefredo Martin of  Ualtimoro bequeaths more than ������150,000  to Roman Catholic .churches nnd lnstitu-  ' lions. ��������� ,���������''*'  Alice C. Midkoy is considered ono of the  cleverest politicians in St. Louis. She is  described us "sweet, pctito and politic"  by a local paper.. -'  Mrs. Langtry possesses a dressing bus  ivhich is perhaps tlie costliest of "its kind.  It is adorned with gold and jeweled flt-  llngs nr. J,cost $7,000. '     ff  Mrs. Jennie June Croly is engaged on ������  history of tho women's chibs of the United  Statos, which sho was asked to write at the  .ast meeting of the general federation.  . The profession of law has been lately  thrown open to women on tho same terms  ns men in Caoadti, thanks to tho persistency'of 0110 .woman, Miss Clara B. Martin,'who has kept up tho* fight for soven  years. ���������* "   .     ���������    .  Mrs. T. Suffcrn Tailor of Now York  is Acknowledged as" tho most beautiful  society woman oti this side of the water  She is picturesquo, of n patrician type, with  all the charm and dignity of an old world  princess.       "'"       ���������       .   t .  Miss Francos Bray. lias the honor of be  ing the second woman in the United Kingdom entitled to add tho' letters LL. D. to  her name.' Tho first,, Dr. Letitia Walking-  ton, is likowiso an Irish woman and a native of Belfast.  Kile. 'Hcnrielto S. Corradi has been  iniiclt) an oflicier d'noademio by the French  government. Mile. Corradi is n member  of tho Woman's Press club of New York  city and tho correspondent of, a Paris musical publication.  The widow of Dr. Andrew Fleming ol  Alleghany, Pa., has just presented to the  Pittsburg Carncgio library his flno medical library of 1,000 volumes, many of the  books bGing rare and authoritative) monographs on various diseases, which cannot  be duplicated. '   ,  Miss Winthrop, the author of "The Bu  glo Call, "n charming'volume of poems,  Is. the great-granddaughter of De Witt  Clinton, tlie first governor of New York,  nnd is also a lineal descendant of tho Governor WinVhrop mentioned by Nathaniel  Hawthorne in his "Scarlet Lettor."  Princess Theresa of Bavaria, a maiden  lady of inaturo years arid as eccentric in  ber appearance as in her behaviour, has  explored all South America, as well ns unknown parts of Siberia, her services to  the cause of geography having won for her  honorary membership in most of the geographical societies of Europe.  1 .  . .  SCIENTIFIC  SCRAPS.        1  Tho Prussian government has" appro*  priatcd 812,000 for Roentgen my experiments during the current year.  An 11-year-old hunchback girl has had  her back straightened at St. Pol sur Mer,  France, by the application of Dr Calot's  method.  Hoar frost has been found by two Belgian scientists to he particularly rich in  nitrogonous matter. It must therefore  play an important part in fertilizing the  forests and in purifying the air.  Two Berlin scientists have been engaged  for no loss than 12 years upon investigations having for an object the discovery of  the earth's weight and now announce that  "tho density of- the curth is such that the  whole globe weighs 51,001,000,000,000.  DOO.000 tons."  mas3 of figures. Mr. Gladstone looked  through the return as he are breakfast und  then handed it back to Sir H. Owen, who  took it. away with him. In the House of  Common*? 0:1 that day ^Ir. Gladstone  dealt with tbe figures a-s if the written return-, were before his eyes. -Sir Ii. Owen  remarked that Mr. Gladstone was the only  minister tliat ever gave him lnck' such a  paper.���������Westminster Gazette.  Zll'Ude tlu- Sailor.-, Swear.  Several ���������Yiundivcl case** o������ genuine sauerkraut brokejoo-e in tlie hold of the British steamship Westhall while bound from  Hamburg to Philadelphia, and the con  tents ran out among the cargo, producing  a smell that pervaded everything, and was  almost intolerable.' The English sailors  swore like pirates over this ,new affliction  forced upon them, but there was no relief  until the steamship reached this port. The  re-ponsibility for the los-, has been settled  by putting it on the shippers, because of  not having placed the;sauerkraut in strong  , cases. ,,  Lock forii l'.ic\c!e.  'i  An ingenious device  is  being brought  out hi'Birmingham for locking the steering gear of bicycles. By a turn of the ke}'  the front wheid or the machine can be locked in any position. The locking apparatus  is very small, it adds but a few ounces to  the weight of the machine, and unle.->s  one looked for it .-.pecially it .would quite  escape notice. , The construction is said to  be simple and cannot get out of order*; aud  ���������it can lie made and applied at a small  cost. , ,  The  Czar's White  Hornet.  The Czar of Russia lias one set of fifty  lior.--.es all pure white, with blue eyes.  They are beautiful creatures, but deaf, as  j=.white=a!iiii!iils-.wiih blue eyes always are.  Thc������e white hor.-er, nre used in showy  processions on state occasions, and, like  Queen Victoria's famous cream-colored  horses, are never sold from the imperial  stables. When past use they are shot and  buried with due ceremony.  A Time Snvcr. fc  The value of the electric light as a saver  of time is strikingly illustrated in a return  just made of tlie average time occupied by  ships in passing through the Suez canal.  With the electric light the journey is accomplished iu eight minutes under twenty  hours. Without the light .thirty-one  hours and 1 went."-four minutes is the time  Usually required     ' , ,  a^icim to the Emerffency. ''  Justin Iluntly McCarthy was once showing a young American woman over the  houses-cf parliament. In escorting hei  through ' the library of the commons he  , casually mentioned, as a more or loss interesting fact, that ic was against Iho rules  for n woman'to sit down there, "Is that  really a law of the place?" nsked the fair  American. "That is so," answered McCarthy gravely., "Then," said his visitor,  "you just see mo .break it,," and, drawing  up a chair, she sat resolutely down , at the  table.���������Argonaut.  The Killing: Passion.  About tho "scorcher's" dying bed  ',      Eis parents stood in grief profound;  A candle flickered at his head,*"  Hushed weeping was iho only sound.  The battered "hike" outside the door  , Told plainly how the deed was done���������  Tlio upcedway ne'er would see him more,  For death .would conio bjr set of sun.  ���������   But see, across that face so dear  A ray of reason !,ccnis to glide���������  Ho starts, then whimpers ctrangcly clear  "I wonder what wheels angels lidel"  ���������Lurana W. Sheldon in Now York Journal,  ^    ,     A Possible Assistance.  f'Willio is a remarkable boy," said th������  lad's  mother to tlio eminent   musician.  "Ho remembers every tunc he,hoars."  ' ,!'Indccd!"  "Isn't lhat a valuable faculty?"  "Well, it may enable him   to become a  successful composer."���������Washington Star.'  A Sympathetic Chord.  .    "What did you do with'that kleptomaniac In your literary club?"  "Wo didn't do anything.- She made us  all weep.by confessing that she had been  led astray, by having to pick herhusband'i  pockets for pin money'."���������Chicago Kecord.  Drawing the Line.  There are distinctions to bo made  That oft aro very fine,  And ho is wise who clways laiows  Justjwhere to draw tho line. ,  To say that Johnscn-"has a wheel"  Is deemed to he all right,  But tell hnn ho "has wheels," aud then '  He'll straightway want to fight.        ,  ���������Cleveland Loader.  - Sho Was "Safe.  Mr. Grubbs (10 p. m.)���������I hate to go to  ������lcep knowing that a slraugo young man  i������ down in the parlor with our daughter.  Mrs. Grubbs���������Don't you worry. We  had onions tonight, you know.���������New York  Weekly. '    Sufficiently Equipped.  "Do you know, I havo half a mind to  go out of party politics and become a Mug  wump?"  "Half n mind? That is quite sufficioni  for the purpose."���������Indianapolis Journal.  YE ANCIENT SPORTS.  The -finding of loaded dice in tho ruins  uf Hcrculnncum Indicates that there were  gome warm babies in those days.���������Pitts-  burg-Lcadcr.  Ilei'culanouni sports dallying with load-  ad dice suggests lhe awful thought that  thoy also toyed with gold bricks.���������Ridge-  woad (N. J.) News.  Aflcr nil conization hasn't progressed  50 very much (luting the past 1,800 years.  A. set of loaded fllco has been found in the  t'uinsof Horculunetnn.���������-Cincinnati TrJb-  nno.  Sir. (���������IiiilHtniic'ii Memory.  Another anecdote to illustrate Mr. Gladstone's strength of memory. Sir II. Owen  took to him on a comparatively recent occasion au important, rctura cootd-iping %  The Envious Crow.  As the daffodil raised its pretty head  And into tho sunlight slid  A passing ciow cawed loud and long,  "Gel on to do ycller kid!"  ���������Cincinnati Commercial Tribune.  QKAhiED TEXDKnS addressed to the undcr-  0 signed and endorsed ���������'Tender.*-* for Nicola  Luke Telegraph." will be received at Ibis oflice  until Monday, the twentieth March next (l&Ofl).  1. For the supply of poles and construction  of a telegraph line from Spcncc's l'ridgo lo  Kicola l^ake, a distance of 53 miles,  more or  ]Cf.s-.  ���������2. For the supply of poles and construction  of a telegraph line from Kamloops to Nicola  Lake, a distance of GO miles, more or less.  The polc= called for to be of the most durable  kind of wood available, 25 feet long, not lass  than 5 inches in diameter at the top, straight  and sound and barked throughout; or, if of  cedar, barked above 5 feet from the butt; and  to he delivered alonp the existing roadway between the above points (in either instance) at  distances* of 55 yards apart.  The government will supply the requisite  material, i.e. wire, insulators, brackets and  spikes, to the order of thecontractorat Silence's  Uridgc or at Kamloops; the contractor is to  erect the polc������, string the wire, make the necessary clearances, and otherwise perforin tbe  work of construction according to the usual  specification of the department."  Tenders to state the price per mile; the kind  of wood to be used for tlio pole line; and how  soon after the contract is entered into tho work  will be completed.  Each tender must be accompanied by an accepted bank cheque for on amount equal to 10  per cent of the bulk sum of the tender.  By.Order,  E. F. E. ROY,  Secretary Dopt. Pub. Works.  Department of Public Works,  '   Ottawa, Hdl i'cl)., 1895. ii-i  Fred Robinson, Proprietor.  ������nsrli and Dressed  Lath, Shingles, Mouldings, Finishing-  for spot, .cAsh-  A Gold Brick!  1 Nut the '-'fake" ������old brick  wliicl  you have nil', heard   so- much  of  but a brick niacin of clay'which is  worth its weight in gold.      c   ���������  Where is it ?  1  *  It is made heie in your own town  by the 1'evelstoke Brick Co.  which has already a large number  ��������� on the market and in use. See  our samples before ordering.  Revelstoke   Brick  Oo.  J. R. HULL & CO.  Wholesale    and   Retail  BUTCHERS.  Purveyors' of High-class Meats  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  All orcli'.rs in our lino, will be' prompl-ly  alt ended to.   ," '    ', '   ���������  .  America's 'Great,'������  ** ���������. *���������    ���������  Trans-Contmental ^ Route  QuickTime!  Good Service !  First Class and Tourist Sleepers  Through,  Fponi Ocean to Oeean  Tickets'isstifd through and baggage  checked to destination.  Bast- , DAILY TRAINS "West-  S.35 k. lvo Revelstoke lvc 1G.50 k.  TO AND FROM KOOTENAY" POINTS  8.15 k. lvc Revelstoke arr 10.05 k.  Kor information, rates, time cards, maps and  tickets apply co  T. W. BRADSHAW,  'Agent, Revelstoke, or  1    W. F. ANDERSON,  Travelling Passenger Agent, Nelson,  E. J. COYLE,  District Passenger Agent, Vancouver.  The - Canadian - Paeifle  Steamship. Go.'s  ,   -STEAMERS-  ROSSLAND   and   KOOTENAY  Leave Arrowhead daily for all points in Kootenay, making connection at N.iknsp for  all points on Nakusp and Siocan Ry. and  Siocan Lake,  Close connection al Robson for Nelson and nil  Kootenay Lake and River point*., and for  Trail, Rossland and points south.  For full information, tickets, maps, etc., call  on or address  ,     T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  Or to  W. V, ANDERSON1".        K. J. COYLE,.  Trav. Pass. Agent, Disl. Pass. Agent,  Nelson. I3.C. Vancouver, R.C  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS  Royal Mail Lines.  Choapest Route to tho Old Country.  DOMINION* LINE���������From St. John, N. H.  Labrador  Scotsman  Vancouver  Labrador  Scotsman  Vancouver  February 19  March .*>  "   12  "   20  -     April !)  "   1G  ALLAN LINE-Kroni St. John, N. H.  Numidcan       - - -      February 13  California!! - - - " 20  Lnurciitlan      - - - March 19  Californian - - -        April 2  Laurentian      - - - "21  ALLAN LINE���������From Portland, Maine.  Ca������tilian .... March 1  Mongolian - - - -        "     ll  (,'aslilian      .... April 8  Numidcan      - ... "22  Passengers ticketed through to all parts o������  Great Britain and Ireland, and 111 specially low-  rates to all parts of the European continent.  Apply to nearest railway or steamship agent or  T. W. BRADSHAW, Agent, Rovelstolw,  MlliraillllliraillllliEM  EBiiiiii!iiia*ai  SLIBSnilH  ���������    ABRAHAMSON BROS., Proprietors.  First-class Table       Good Beds  ���������  Fire-proof Safe  Telephone   ���������   'Bus Meets all Trains  ?������������������������������������.  RE-VBLSTOKE,      IB.O.  JOHN V. PERKS, PROPRIETOR,  Ileatpd liy hot ;iir; electric bells  ;md light, in (.very room: large  and well lighted sample rooms  Reasonable Rates  Freo bus meets all trains; hourly  streetcar between hotel and  station.,  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  -AND-  ExporSers and Importsrs.  200 to 208 First Ave. No.  MINNEAPOLIS, - -  MINN.  Shipments Solicited.  Writ������ for Clroulas-t  Gold,  Silver, Lead,  and  Copper Ores  W. PELLEW HARVEY,  K. G. S.. Etc.  A������a-ay Oflice.- and Metallurgical Work*,  VANCOUVEIt, H. c.  Sampling Work-*. 717-71'J Pender Street.  I.s prepared to   purchase   the   above   classes  ot  ores for the following  Knglinh hoii'-es  whom he represent.-., viz.:  Vivian & Sons. Swansea. Elliott-* Metal Co.,  Ltd..  Hurryport.   Soutli   Wales.   Smelters,  nefincrs, Dc-ilverizers, Manufacturers.  CheciiJng   omeltcr    pulps  a.   specialty.  COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL  KAMLOOPS; B.C.  Best of everything going  Peter Barnhardt,      ���������       Prop,  BMMBmMI1 THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  T     G  't     -        "  aek and Cough  Youp Life Away!  The  STAGES  1 iacking  Hacking  Hacking  Couyhinyf'  O O i  Coughing  Couching  Consumption  Consumption ,  Consumption   ������������������  Stop'it "Willi  Mackenzie's Cough' Balsam  Sole Canadian Agent,  . Geo. F. Ourtis,  ��������� Succcs-or to The Mel). A. \\T. Co.  Taylop .Blk, Revelstoke' Station.,  Kootenay Lodge  ffiy* No. 15A.F. &A.M.  *   The regular meeting  S"   ,   arc held in I lie Mil*  onieTuniple.Iiourne'-  i'i V "Cis-'���������"- n.-ill,   on   llie   third  ktj,..,     -ig"-/^'-- IWoihI.-ij-   in   each  sr���������^���������"^.-"-*-^. X"-?. month   at   8   p.   in.  *-S^?-~^>'*^"*0-   Vi-Jitinjr   bretliren  -"'-���������-- ��������� ���������- ,  ,      cordially welcomed.  a. s. Fi.ixjrr. skchetahy. "  .������*  >9  '"Wholesale and Retail  REVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F., No. 25.  c������^  .. llL'^ulurinci'tiiiffsarchcld1  Se^3   in Oddfellows' Jlall everv  j\ ?,iooj:k, x.g.  T. J. GRAHAM, Si:c.  >se..  B. H. CAMPHKLL.  V. II.  COUS.-T. HT. BEGBIE  i'.oipJNo. 3161.  *Mcct������ in the Oddfellow s  Hall on the second and  fourth Fridays of each  month. Visiting brethren   invited   to  attend.  K.'D. J. C. JOHNSOX,  ���������     11. S.  LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  ~S}r. Gamble, prmincial engineer, i.s  i'i low iv this, week.' ' '   <*  Jus. W,. Vail i.s back from Halcyon,  feeling llie better for li i.s liip.  F. Apple-ton, Macuunald it Co.'s  liuw iicui-igor, arrived Saturday.  ��������� J. 1 lidding und wife, of Revelstoke,  are visiting Kamlcups.���������'Sentinel.  The Victoria bar is  open , day   aiid  ���������night from the first of the montli.    P.  Levecpie will cater. ��������� ���������     o  .Miss j\Jajor, of Winnipeg, arrived  thi sweek to lake n position in Wil  soil's u plodale'tailor's.bhop.  11. Piiikliain, who has been seriously  ill since his return from 'Rossland,' is'  now belter and intends making a trip  east.        ��������� ���������  l-'old Commissioner Graham, aeeoicl-  ' ing lo a recent   interview   in   a   coast  paper with an arrival   from lhe. nbi ill,  ���������  left' JjO.iinett,  for   Allin   on   Mondav,  '   Feb.AOth.  XV. A. "ijiiuer,'  who   surveyed   the  (-J round Hog  liasin   claims   last,   year,  tilias passed the exam, for  a   .Dominion  laud surveyor.   ���������*���������*,- -'  Von. Archdeacon   Pent resit li has offered the charge, of St.   Peter's,   lluv.  ektoke, to |{<;\*.   Canon   P.iget, D   I).,  now of Muscatine, lown, Ll. >S. A.  il. T. Lowery, editor   and   financier  ���������   of the New   Deliver  Ledge,    was   in  ' town Tuesday with a ticket in hi.s hat.  '.He had just returned from a long visit  -    east.  <    The JKamlbops Philharmonic So.ii-'ly  '  might think of giving   u.s   at   Revelstoke the treat  of   listening   In   their  amateur opera.  ��������� TUiAs Wilkinson,   who   has   been 'to  *  , tjie old country on a vacation   trip,   i.s  again at her old place in   the   superin*  ��������� lendent's ollice at the depot.  (.!. McTavish has resigned his  posil-  o ion in the. Imperial bank  and   expects  soon to go noi tli to Allin in the   inter  est s of i he Pai sons Produce. Co,'  ]���������!. llowsoiVs new furniture store j  front i.s taking on quite an attractive I  appearance. t Tho inside is just as new j  as tho outside and is filled with an e.\- i  cellently assorted stock.   ' j  JI. J. Ganibie, C. P. R. diviVoiial'l  engineer at, Vancouver, went' \-esl !  Tuesday evening, having stopped off a |  day here on his way from ' the coin- >  pany's Montreal meeting. ' ���������  Tenders Wanted.,, ���������     ;  '6 KAl.KD Ti-:NI)Ki:s will be n-cciveil b.'   the '���������  I i   un<l.T*-imic<l up. in tuinn Lionel,*,*,-. M.iroli  Killi. fur llie i ruction of a brick vcne.ircd build- '  ini, .;_'-.;',���������_' t, el. al junclioii of (ioviM-nnu'iit nnd  -r-ci i<iitl   -.irccl-.   building lo  be  coinplcled  by '  .Jmu I'lih.  'I'i ii'k*1..- will be received Cor iii.L-on.worli ,i-  v.uil ������ui k-I'iMiMlely. or for comiilcted   build-  K.ii !i tend.1!1 in ii���������* be ,ict-t)iti|>nnicd by ,i li'iini!  -.Ll'-iactu. i in coinimitec. for ,iii/ of ainouni in  tond'T. -.j.-ik'i1 by tuu -ui'ilie-. not meiiibcr*. of  niiy i. ii i������. I*', lud.u'i'.' "-cciirmsr the coiiiiilcihai ,  of biiililin^ I'lsr.-iiui a.Lined in tenner, relci-inu',,  il.e Im! ,'i' li'iini .ill eljiiii-- ,ti,Miii-t ljuiifliny for  '.1.11.1 ri.il, J.i,bor. etc  i'uoi-   .-mil   -pi'i-itii alion- can    bo    -en    a'.  (^ nn i.i 1 !:��������� id. '* ,  'i I c Uiwi..-l ur .iny lender nol  necc���������nrilv   m- ���������  Cl    lOiJ. ' |  A. ('. THOMPSON,  ' r'*,ui*in,m*I.O.O.i-\ Huildim,' (-niniuitlee. '  ! ���������    el-tcki   U   C. March I, 1*-U',1. ' ,  GUY BARBER,  WATCHMAKER AND JEWELLER  !~y~.   aTi-l  a,  Sj.  'l.'c|i,iii-iiijf a Specialty. ,  0.1MI. W'iilcli Inspector. ilovol-loUc, I J. C.  Typewriter and all oflice s-upi'lic1***.   Arti-t.s' materials  apicLi.-j    -i,i  i g.      Kodak and photo supplies.  ATIONERS  VANCOUVER AND KAMLOOPS  aj  Head Offices, Toionto.   I'-actories, Peterboro.'  Eleetrieal Manufaeturers and Contraetors.  Nelson -        B. C. Offices -   -   , Vancouver  5U7-o09-.511-.il3 HASTINGS STItEKT,  1  Vancouver,  B. 0.  -f   IJcilc.!-; in   -f  Furniture,  Oarpets,  Rugs, Mats,  Linoleums, Oilcloths, Window   Blinds,   Baby   Carriages,,  Etc.  Largest and best assorted stock-, on'the B. C. Mainland.  GEORGE T. NEWMAN"-^  GENERAL MERCHANDISE  MINERS' SUPPLIES.  1 i *j      '  . '.        Dry Goods, Dress Goods, Blouses, Ready-Made  <���������*-       ' '   Clothing, Bgots "and Shoes.     Groceries,   Flour  and Feed.'1   Hardware. Tinware, Etc.        ��������� ���������  ,     '  ������ D Bit   C  '^^^/^/%/^/^/^/^'%/^/^/%/^/%/%/^/^^^t^r^^/^^/^^.^%,^  Tcaciici1 of iilsiijliaii, French, Music,  DiMwiii':, oil anil u-jiier col,-ir paintinif, etc.  (iiadii.nu of Hcllmiillie I^.ulies' College, I.on-  ilnn. 1C\ oiiiii;; cl.is--cs in I-aiKlisli br.inclies.  TERMS-SHMiir I'll lesson--, one hour per lesson. Speci.il rates for families*. Address,  ili-s. Ilntclii-on's, First, St., I doors wcsl of  Imperial Uiiik.    ' ,    .  'CIAL'.HOTEL  00R. HASTIHGS & GAMBIA STS.��������� VANCOUVER, B.C.   ,.    ���������'  Tlmroiiglilv Fr.st Class. , All W.liite Help.    Finest and Newcst.'Hoti') inUli'e City  . bates; ^bs ^eb, jD^&yiz- ^  The Great  t ��������� i  Departmental  The Kootenay  ?*������  oore  Tlie Kootenay Sjnelting ife Trading Syndicate is now  ofT'erint; s nn'e of llio, ' ������ ������������������ u  -zgZZSESO"'���������-^ ^-���������=3SSS^>  he'  >ts ^  For business and residential purposes in the town of  f|A  O^  I  ^Ol  Jxeve.  Tlie only town in the Kootenay   where   the   value of  .  lea! estate has never .depreciated.  Fur trne next two weeks special  pi ices and terms will  ,   he offered to   purchasers   of lots   on   Mackenzie  Avenue   for   residential    purposes.      This   fine  .o      Street, SO feet wide, is now. being graded   by the  company   and is   tlio best site for residences   on  the townsite.  Uevelstoke one of the   most   solid,   progressive  and  prosperous   town   in   West ' Kootenay,   and   its  ' real estate is a good investment,���������JJecau'se  X^i^s arc reasonable.  Terms are eas^  ]3eeds are executed tl^e day  Yfsit payment is ir^ade.  1 i c ��������� '  For full   particulars .apply in   "person or by letter lo  HAIG & CRAGE,  Resident Agents, 'Revelstoke B.   C, or to  T. J. LBNDRUM,  ������  Attorney in  Fact, -'Ainsworth,   B.  C.  \  ~^aiaiZZ2SP-  Notice.  [T f'!.'i:*~(i;,.-   li.uinir any in *.oiiiri-   .i*,'.iin-!  J. tlit,1 ..le vir.ir of ftt. I'cli-r- ciiur- li. I,'i>\.  I*. A. Kurd, uould send lln'iii in to i'u. tni'lir-  si***:;.-*;' ill. \ t-v III oblu-c.  A. K, B. IIKAHV.  W. I-'. I'lIACK.'      I  Cliiirt liu.inlei  i;. \(i-ii,iv''.s!r,iiiiii, H. f;..:.v,n-c|j .i. ]s<i:i.  Dissoliuioh' of Partnei'sliip.  ���������\-(/i"Ii  i:    I.-    liKHKHV   (fIVKV   lli.it   Hi"  ^N     p in in:r-.lii|i lieri-lofiiri1 t'\:i*-liiin  ln'twirii  Ji.'in 1 liiifhisiin. fifoi'.-e Miil'-lii-mi nnd (J.-urjic '  Munliiiil. ,ind  iloinif  l>ii-iiii:ss  nndi-r  the   linn  ii,,in'* o;  lliil''lii--'iii  ,-t  I'u..   w.is  ibi^ (l:iy   ih>.-  -���������,i\'(t   b>    [until,il   '���������nli-i-lil.    All   '.Milst.tluliiiLf i  b'���������,l   i, i ..iints line tin* i.ilo llrm ,iri. pn\,-ible lo   '  ,1'iiin   II.il   I'l-'in.   Ai-riisli-oiih'.   H. ('..   wiio  will  ���������li-o ii i*. .ill (i'-bis where no ik.Ic*- lire lir-lrl.  ���������-iiiiicl. '     .KilIX Ilt'Tf'HISO.V,  c;K(i. mon'I''oim.', !  for Ilntelii-on & Co.     I  Ii.iti.ii.   \rin-l roiitf. M. C. i  Ki*'oni,iry Nt. I "-OO.  Reward. !  !->H"n    lull, I,. \ IH l**.'/ii i-cwnnl nil)   In*   ii.ilil i  1        I'll!  lllllillllil'i'lll   li-.nl idij   lo   till-   'lis- (it, m>   '  ;i i'l , ,nt ii lion  of   llie   ji.nlv   or   ]-,irtu-   hiio  in *, oil' 'I i.ij il"K " .toe.  Everything* you  ���������Tla.ri  \J<A>.  ro  ssibiy  Require  Iiieni'iiorati'd  Iiv net of I?ai lianient, I8i"5.  HI-'AH 0FI;ICf-: - - MONTREAL  \V:.\. M'i;.-,on" M.\r,"in;i!.sfi.v. I'rc^.       H. If. Mwixn, Vico-Pre.--.  ;        _    L��������� }���������'.  \Vi*:.i-'I'1.*s-t.\N Tikj.mas, (Jciicra)  .Manager  $2,000,000  1,500,000  I' I.    fiiti-i'-*! .iIIowli) 1.11'lepositsiii ciirrenlralci.  PAID  V\' CAPITAL  RLSLRVr-;  -    A s- ii'*'.' il b iiikini; bil-iii'   - I'.tli  J. D. MOLSON, Manager,  3, B. C.  ORIENTAL -HOTEL,  ���������). ,\LlJKJiT STONI-:. I'lcoriiiKToi.1.  i:c.  Mi:-'. .1.  Ii. f'l.'.WIAM.  ilsi, li. ( ., l-cbni.ir.\ *-N. l-!Ki. ll! il  \- I'HSi; Lt'CAS,  I. (.). H., Ivomlon, lOiiyl,ind. [  Tr.niKd ,ind e\-pi rienced  meilic'il, siirKie.-iI and 1  oi'-l' Lii",il   nur^c.     Open   to   eiik'^aeiiieiiH,  ,\'\t\,<- , X'l-  Luciis Itcu-hlokc, Ji. C,  The Einifig Room is furnished wilh the best the  Market affords,  THE BAR IS SUPPLIED WITH THE CHOICEST  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  FRONT STREET  Dealers in clothing, boots,-and shoes  shelf   harchvare,   groceries,   gent's  furnishings,    crockery, -.glassware;  , staple dry goods and carpets. .    ',  -        COURSIER'S OLD STAND  ImperialBank of Canada  Capital (paid up) $2,000,000.' , .   ,  Rest     ,-,     -      $1,200,00.0.  HEAD OFFICE,  TORONTO.  H. S: HOWLAND,  President.       T.  R. MERRITT, Vice-President.  D. R. W1LKIE, General Manager., 'V   ,   -  A general banking business transacted.���������Letters of.credit issued,  available in all'parts of the world.���������Gold dust and anialgam  purchased.���������Savings Department, Interest allowed at  current rate.        "       ���������   '*    ' ��������� c,   ,  ��������� A. R. B. HEARN, Manager Revelstoke Branch  .VICTORIA,  I'MnblMied IL'IK.   '  -      BRITISH COLUMBIA  Bobbinot lUifilbfl CurtniiiH, popular pricerl  goods. Nottingham 11111I iSwis>* Laco Curfcsiins  .-uifl piece goodi. 'A large stock * jusl received  in latest, styles. ,v, '  ,Writo for Samples, Prices nnd Illustrated Catalog-  VICTORIA,  , Laigest and Best " "  "��������� .        '   a.     '.._-���������:���������".-'- \n  Equipped Hotel, on llie. Const ���������  ,. Eveiything iimV and  lip-  ,    tn-cliiti'.' / .,';,       ,- '  Popular Prices. Free Bust  BRITISH COLUMBIA    Stephen Jones, I>������  COLUM BIA FLOURIM MILLS ��������� COMPANY,  Hungarian  VICTORIA  Enderby and Vernon,  <������]>. O  and Strong Bakers.  T &f CO., Ltd, Agts.,'  Wholesale Merchants,  BRITISH COLUMBIA  T. L. HAIG.  W. F. CKAGE.  5J  *���������,  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  r  Notaries Public, Mining and ,Real Estate Brokers and general  Commission Agents.      Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.  Representatives of the Kootenay Smelting and Trading Syndicate.  Agents for Rrivelstoke and Trout Lake City towns tes  Merchant Tailor, Clothier and General Outfitter,  REVELSTOKE STATION, B. 0.  Fall   and   winter  suitings,   Overcoatings. ���������'     Good   stock   and  stylish make. Order mades and ready mades.  SEE!   TEC353   GOODS.  Tl  EN'S   HOTEL  AUKAHAIUSON   BROS., Pjiophie-i-oiis.  Everything new and First=class in all Respects.  The House is stocked with the Finest Wines and Cigars in the Market  TIROTTT   L-A-IECE]   OITT    B.O  npxr^mfir'&wnr tw ������������������rr,.������,3iwwiiftyu,,'s  l *wduB������SaM-������!3-SKna

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