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 PITBLISHSD   TTXZESJ}^^  ^IDTID   IFIRXIIDJA/ir.  Vol. 7.���������No. 11.  ' EEYELSTOKE, B. G, MARCH 13, 1900.  $2.00 a Year.  rfa<fa<fa(fafatfarfa(fa t^<^i*fof^<^r\fe (f^lfo^ffo^pfo ^l^r^r^f^l^f^) ffo  $ .   Just Received at ^  -& THE  ^ -    j^j j^ .^_^ j^j, j^ j^^ ^ , ^  <������>  f^' An ex eel Ion I stock of Gents Clothing in Luteal Styles.  i    Union Made Overalls and .lumpen*.  rsjp-Le.vi Straus*; & Oo.'s Overalls ,-uul Jumpers.  tffo' Gents Neck Wear in NewesL Shades unci Patterns.    Gents Half Hose.  Revelstoke  Foresters  Annivepsapy.  D-cuBrwL-n'ai  Jjt> 'Curtain Poles 5 feet and 12 feet in' length.   Pole Sets  in  Oak  and  Mn-  X hogany; also Grille Work.   Window Shades, exceptional value.  U������> Straw Mattings and Jute Rugs, etc.. etc.'  'uh ��������� i, -m.M,-u."....ii.i,.-  '  To ,i ��������� ..  <$>  <f>  ������|>  To open up to-morrow, direcfc from Great. Britain���������  Blouse Waist Patterns in-Novelty Silks.'  Dress Patterns in Latest Designs,  ��������� i   '-        ., i-.  All of the above will lie, marked at a very close margin, nnd extra values  may he anticipated. ' ' ',  ������-$*  uA  ES  al  &  CO,  ������^(^(juT(^-$(|i<|>(^'-Ju ^^^^^^^^^ ^M{><i������������J������<Ji<i1<li'Si<i'<Jg<li  It is now time-to order your Spring.SuiL. Spting  Goods-now in. We will make them up at this  time at very reasonable prices.  4* ^M-i-^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^'^ &&&&  SOLE AGENT,  4  *f  ������^  4  4  ���������*&���������  4  ��������� The third anniversary of the institution of Court ML. Begbie, I. 0. F.,  was celebrated last niglit in the way  for which Forester courts are no'ted.  one of those little spreads in the lodge  room which always prove most enjoyable affairs.'  I i*      '  After the lodge' work ��������� was oyer, the  tables were spread and visitors admitted, then- tho "fiih commenced. The  toast list:���������  God     ve the Queen.        ' ' '       ���������  The Noble Order of Forester.*. .....Bro. Johnson  Song Bro. Sniythe  Oronhyalcklia - Bro. Scott  Song ......' Bro. Winsor  sKindred Societies..'.. .R. Gordon and G. Barber  Song .'..'. ���������.' ���������'. Guy Barber  Canadians at Lhe Front Bros! Birney and  *      Macgovvan  Step Dance ��������� .' .A.. .Bro.' Winsor  Army and Navy ' Bro. Lee  Song i Bro. Lee  Cake Walk Bioa AVinsor and J. J. Smith  Companion Courts Bros. Craig and Byrnell  Song Bro. Meld rum  Song ���������..-. '  .J; II. Taylor  Selection, Orchestra  Cue of the pleasant items "of the  evening's'entertainment was the presentation to,Bro. Scott, P. C. It,; of  two pipes in a plush case, from the-  court, by Chief Ranger K. D. Johnson.  This presentation should Have been  made at the annual installation of  officet s, but owing'to the.'absence of  Past Ranger Scott it had been postponed till another time, i      . '  beginning with tlie dismissal of the  Turner government and extending'to  that (if the Senilin government and  the appointment-, of Joe Martin as  premier. It is claimed that every act  of the government during the period  in question has been a violation 6t\  constitutional rights and is a 'jui-t  ground for his recall as an unfit person  to act a.s tbe. representative of the  Queen in this province. ''  A copy of the memorial is being circulated here and is receiving inahj*  signatures. Another copy i.s understood to have been numerously signed  in Vancouver.���������Rossland Record.  Krager Appeals  , '"to P0W9PS  SNO.W SLIDES-   ',   <  At the  Thirteenth  Crossing- "'Attract  ��������� 'Large Crowds.'  ���������      '  i  *���������* ii < ^  The track from the station clear to  the thirteenth crossing of the Illecille-  waet was lined with people Sunday, on  their way'to and returning from "the  scene of several snow slides which  were heard in Revelstoke Sundoy forenoon.' .There had been nine different  slides that forenoon, all small ones,  none of them coming across the river.1  A couple small avalanches came down  while the' track was crowded with  sight'seers. /  v, ' Want His Recall.    '    -. '���������  i ' > .  . The. action of Lieutenant-Governor  Mclnnes in dismissing.the Semlin government - if rom office has caused a  movement to be started by the council  of the Provincial Rights^ association  for his recall.      ,   ��������� ' ,  This body has di awn up a memorial  to the.i Dominion parliament setting  forth1 what are... considered' the unconstitutional   acts  of   Mr.   Mclnnes,  The Municipal ConnoiL  OrtTIFICJES =  FIEST  STREET <#���������  ���������^/P  ran  Fancy and staple groceries*  the best..' Pickles of everyt  kind : Mixed Pickles. Plain*  Pickles, Sweet Pickles, Pic-,  alillie, Chow Chow, Mustard^  and Catsup, in .bottles,Jars$  and in bulk. All of,, the!  purest and best.' Lowest)]  prices on these goods.  4* Now is tne Time to Buy before the Spring  Price List is in force.  Don't forget that our pricesd  on Crockery and glassware'  are the lowest' quoted in*  Revelstcke.  FS CLOTHINfl.  Our stock of Men's Furnish-*}  iDgs and clothing is con*-'  plete and we can sell you an*  outfit at very reasonable^  prices. Pants will be made'  a specialty.  orris ^ Steed  Coursier's Old Stand,  Z^ZR-OZCsTT   ST  ������ft#'#WfW#  All members   of  the  council-1 were  v > i r  present at Friday night's session, cvhich  was not marked by any warm debates  or the transaction of any important  ���������business.- -- - , A ' "    -   A  ' A communcatidn was read from the  department of the interior, Ottawa,  ���������asknowledging receipt of request for  grant of Villa Lot. No. 39 for cemeterv  purposes, and stating that as the Dominion had made an'agreemenfc,with,the'  province relative to lands within the  Farwell towpsite the grant could not  be made.  t i  Several communications were read  from the'derks of several cities re fire  insurance company tax. One from  Vancouver stated that the companies  doing business in that city were taxed  $100 per year and lhat there had been  made recently a reduction in rates of  from 5 per cent to-25 per cent.  Capt. Taylor requested the* present  council to aid in paying the'rent of the  opera house while used as a drill hall  as had the preceding council. Twenty-  five dollars were appropriated foi this  purpose, Aid'. Peterson votingagainst  it, and asked that the vote be recorded.,  H. C. Dier wrote the council and asked it to make a further payment of  $12o on the fire'alarm contract.  Secretary Fire Brigade No. I wrote,  stating that the comyany wanted a  whole lot of things. The hall should be  fixed; the rollers were useless until the  doois were made larger; axes, ladders  and stoves were, needed, and the brigade wants the lire alarm wires cut "out  until the system is put in working order. It i.s not known what disposition  was made of this communication.  ��������� W. M. Lawrence .wrote complaining  that he was not given an opportunity  to figure, on a furnace ot the make chosen by the council. Laid over one week.  ' City auditor reported tresurer's statesmen fc correct. Report adopted and  the statement ordered published in the  Mail.  Aid. Abrahamsou introduced a bylaw providing for an election in_ Ward  ?,, which was read three times and passed.  Bylaw tcpeiiling tax on insurance  companies was read a third  time and  passed.  For painting the rooms in the upper  story of the tii e hall all kinds* of tenders  were  received,   langing from   $60   to  $100.'' '      -  .  The election by-law provides for the  nomination on March 14 and the  election on the J7th.  Council adjourned ' till Saturday  evening for tbe purpose of reconsidering Lhe two by-laws.  London, March 13.���������-Kruger has appealed to the powers for' interveni!"'!  ��������� or mediation.- The application is mod-'  'through United Slates diploma, i-'  channels, but ��������� without endor.-emeni.  Germany has already sent a chilling  answer declining,to intervene, having  no concern in the issue of the conflict.  Paardeberg, March 12,���������The Boers,  12,000 strong, ���������with IS guns , occupy, a  strong position  on a range  or kopjes'  commanding the road to Bioernfonlein  15  miles   distant.  ,    British "cavalry  fi , l   ' *"  ahead of the rapidly moving force  have turned-'the Boer position at'  Venter Vlen't.  Londox, March  13.���������Daily.Newt, de-   ''  spatch dated   Venter  Vlent   Monday  evening, tells of a march   of 15   mile:.-, ,���������'  just concluded, and  says the army has ,  been following KoolsprmVand has now,  reached South Bloeihfontein, and only  12 miles away.     Lord  Roberts'  head-  quarter s 'are 'at. the   farm   of   Judge,  Gregorske, who tripd the' reform prin-'  cipals.      By   advancing  .along,! Kool- -  spraitwe again outwitted   the Boers   ''  who had intrenched themselves along  i  the'Modder River.    We   found many  farms deserted, with their betongings  removed. ,.  Things   had     been   taken , ,  away in a ,(h'urry   evidently   but Lord  Roberts    has .given   orders   to touch, ".t  nothing.   It is not   expected   ue shall ~ ,  meet  with   much    opposition   befoie ������  reaching Bioernfonlein. 4  London, ' March    13.���������No    .further  news conies from  Mafeking..    It Iran-    ,  spires that Col. Peak man  commanded'  the relief column from,Kiiniberlv.   '  New Meat Market.  v i *        i  Ed. Picard has opened a meat market  in the building opposite the postoffice.  and is now ready to supply everybody  with meat. He having failed to organize a co-operative market has started'  one himself, and will run it until  enough customers have taken stock in  the co-operative concern ,to make it -t  success. He will take applications for  slock at an j* time, and those securing  it will be'allowed to purchase meat at.  a big discount on present prices.  F. Robinson left for Toronto to-  da}', ou business. He expeets io he  gone some tirm;.  A man' named Macgowan came iu  from the west about a week ago, and  after staying a few days at one or* the  hotels was taken sick with what was  at first feared to be smallpox:. Every,,  precaution wa-* taken to prevent .he  disease spreadine and the sick itinn  was ivmovedfto a shack near'the old  smeller, where it developed that h'-  .was ill with a fever, caused from exposure. The man is very low and it i>  not believed that he can recover.  Arrangements have been made in*  Fred Robinson, of the Revelstoke  Mills to take over and uperale tiie  splendid sawmill plant of the Kootenay Lumber Co. at Comaplix. and  leaves this week, as soon as circumstances will allow,' for Toronto to purchase extra and up-to-date machinery.  A fuller account of tbe new working  arrangement covering the two ^ big '  plants, here and at Comaplix, wiilyip  pear later.  The board of license commissioner->  will meet, tomorrow tiigh^ to consider  the application for a traiWer of the  Union hotel license to Ed.*'Corning,  and from the Union hotel to the old  Edwards house, the. limit of the temporary transfer having nearly expired.  There has developed a great deal of  oppos-itioti to the transfer. /.
THE KOOTENAY MAIL
She 1fcootena\> flftail
--���i-LiJLlSHKD SEMI-WEEKLY.     ,'
-AT-o
REVELSTOKE, B.C.,
���BY���,
H. It. CAMPBELL,
<-Pi;HUSHl"K AND PHOI'ltlKTOIt.
r>-inscription   Price,   $2.00   Por   Annum
.\l)\"l<:i."n.S!N*(!    RATES   ciuol       on   ni>p,li-
cii t idii. ,
.!'.'.'. PRINTING of every kind at most reason
,    iililu rates and shortest notice.
<~j\('COCNT.*-> for job  printing* or advertising
payable on the lirst of every month.
rOKRKSRONDENCE on All matters of local
mi- liublic interest invited and carefully con-
"���i.lered: All coiiiintinieiitions to the Editor
tnii'-t he accompanied by tho name of the
v.-]-it(;i\ not necessarily for publication, but
ai nn evidence of good faith.
Address
Tin* Kootenay Mail,
, ' Revelstoke, J3.C.
Ti/iCSDAY, MARCH, 13. 1000.
servatives' of several   ridings in    the
province will run   candidates  on   Dominion   party  lines.    Katnloops   took
the initiative the other day and   nomi
nated F. J. Fulton. -Rossland, Nelson,
r
East Yale, and New West minster, will
follow suit, while, the Lories of the
capital ' city are wobbling. Months
ago Revelstoke conservatives decided
on this course.
#
Kootenay Lodge
No. 15 A.F. & A.M.
*   *   Thoreguhirnieelinj-"-
,   are held in the Masonic Temple. Bourne
==.lliill,   on   the    third
_ jl oudciy   in   each
~Jmonth   at   8   p.   in.
Vi-ilini?   bret liren
cordially welcomed.
K. J. I'JiATT  Skckktakv.
,   Lii-'Kis too short and space too valu-
able Jo enter  upon   a   very   thorough
e'is.-ussinn   of   that   most   remarkable
��� pnxiuction, tho Hon. Joseph, Martin's
address and platform, which but shows
the .'inconsistency,     insincerity     and
ct'otiMirof the man.    His address is' a
���Inn��4 'one, in which   lie   plainly   admits
i'.iat on the request for his resignation
as   attoi ney-general   he    refused     to
W'Mgn and demanded that a caucus0 of
r the paily. be  held   to   consider   the
'ijue-Aipn of his resignation.    Caucusses
<tsc held to bind   all   parties   to .it   to-
Mipjiort the decision arrived   at  by   a
niajot ity, and eveiy one going  into  a
(..iiicus is' bound    to   abide   by   that
'licision.     Mr. Martin   was   aware  of
i iiis whetiulie asked for a  caucus,   but
while it was in session he  stated   that
lie would not consider  himself  bound
1-y.tho decision if  given   against  him
and   lie   would   feel   himself   free   to
'oilpose the government.  vAs a man he
vhottjd have continued to   support' the
L'U'ernmenr. and his subsequent course
A " , '   ��� i ' ...
showed that he 'was  without   political
Ii.nior or honesty. '
,\ new planks of his platform:���     ���,
���Redistribution   of  constituencies.���'
Me went back  on   his   written   agreement to give the country a bill of this
kind and killed the Semlin government
When the Hon: F. Carter-Cotton
came over from the Island the other
day a reporter approached him iii Vancouver and asked him if he had anything to say for 'publication. His
reply'would almost convince one that
he is from the Emerald"lsle. Ho said:
"I could'nt say anything. T wouldn't
say anything. I haven't anything to-
say that Tw'ould'or could sayany way."
R3VELSTOK3 LODGE, I. O. O. 5"., No. 25.
r- ^���fp^'sEiSr;'? Kotfiil.trnici'lin^h are held
C0^H\?3gUz&t&   5" Od'Uelio-.v.s' Hall every
T..i.onAir.\^].x.��
f��r**5si^? o'clock.   Visiting la-other-.
��� %������Jsi-V    cordially welcomed
led.
EAA. ICETTLESON.Sec
S3LKI51K LODGE. NO. 12, I. O. O.'F.
 ^'-���--v; Meet-'.every Tuesday
s^-lf'k       T^Tr*^^    evening in Oddfellows'
0S       y)-���J') ^^Kll'i'l     ."it . h    o'clock.
it    ^y~ <^v^    j) Visiting lirclhrcn cor-
^teS^A      ,        7"<S��^Vdi.-illy  invited'to  -it-
tOll'l.
B. liANJJL'ltV, X. fl. W. MATJIIE, Sr:u.
y-SS^v   <="#=�� prs-cn n
&*
isusss caEGaa-
^i^~,\
VAitf;]-:   and   well   Linirir!)
5 SAMPLE ROOMS.    Ue'iied !������.
�����^ hot   air and  (lccti-io  lvlK   and
I'tfhl in ei cry room.    Krre bus meet- all
Sl'il'llS.
'*
/f*^ W^J f>     A -        ElESASOMABLS   RATES.   ���
-J           a fhzn& $    /L ^ Nij/nl Grill  ]loom in cdimr-clioii fur ihe
^k      J& u      iii   M  &    ~v. cinveiiicnce of K'U'-.-'.-.'ni'rii iiiff iimi de-
^isos*^ Ll       ti.  US       V>. p.u-l.iig l.\ nitwit   tinin-.     Uoui-In -,ir. ft
JOHN V. PERKS, PROPRIETOR
 (..ir between hotel r.ad station.
REVELSTOKE, S. 0.
ST"
0 .
.avsj.     I-31M   m       P sair-riraj ra;:r-"'\       *"l    ' f"
>J L^ li ^   Is   b 'i" *
V. Izz^zi
I i
No, the Mail was not "stuffed"' in
regard to,, the; recent trouble in the
local conservative organizatian.
L.B.C/
- 'T]le,State of Trade.
i.      ,        i ,
Bradstri'et's weekly report declares
that " the strength of buying staple
values is a feature'of Canadian''trade."
Toronto reports heavy buying of spring
.and summer goods. Industrial activity'
is very marked.Canadian factories running their fullest capacity. ' Money-
is active and .banks are making good
profits.' Montreal reports nearly all
classes of metals as firmer. Dry goods
orders are large and shipments are
heavy. Collections are interfered with
by had roads. ' Trade is inactive1 in
British , Columbia and1 collections are
only fair, v-'hile in the Maritime Provinces a seasonable business is reported
doing. Bank clearings for the week
aggregate $29,114,620 an increase of 1
per- cent over last week.. Business failures for the week number' 2S'a.s compared with 35 last week, 39 in this week
a year ago, -15 irr'lSOS^oO in 1S97, and 51
in 1S96 "'.
K. I): J. C. JOHNSON",
c. ];.
COURT MT. SEG3IE
I. O. F, No. 3-161.
j Meets in the Oddfellows
[Hull on  thc second and
fourth Mondays of each
month.   Visiling brethren   invilod   to  attend.
V. \Y. MITCHELL,
J!. S.     '-
Ai
mm miyy.
OiDJi'P
anti-Mongolian
-The Semlin   government
uji tins very measure.
,l_e-e,niicl merit,     of
li"-islation.
was in treaty   with   Ottawa   and   had
i: nuiged�� a basis of   understanding   to
legally shut out  the   iMongolian.    Mr.
��� Mai tin's proposal is ultra vires and  is
��� iiiiv,  a   club    beating    the   air.    The
Avinlin system is   the   one   recognized
i!;'[.<: bv Victoria, Ottawa and to  take
f:i in   .stand   in   discouraging   Oriental
'.bean   labor.    He   voted   against   the
��� . . . . !
i.'.il mines regulation   bill   which   had I
.    .     i
n.-riits object the exclusion of  Ash tics |
r '-"in our coal mines.
Dissolution, of Partnership.
niHI'j partnership heretofore existin;? between
L W. K. Craye and Robert IT. ^layiie. carrying on business under the firm name and style
of Cragc & Mayne. .it ItcvelstoUc, U. C, has
this day been dissolved.
ROBERT H. MAYNK. -'
Dated this-2(��th February, 19C0. 7-1 m.
GUY BARBER,
r~, JEWELLER.
C.P.R. Watch Inspector.
"\\"ntche��. Clocks, everything in the line.
Specialty���Watch  Repairing.'
BICYCLES, Agent famous " Cleveland "
All "V\"ork Guaranteed.
Gold Rango Lodge,
K. of P., No: 2C,
Itevelstol��e,B.C.
oMeets evervAVednes-
day in  Odd  Fellows'
'./       Hall    at    8    o'clock.
"v Visiting Knights in-
" vited.
J. iV.  CROSS. M.D.?
|     '      C C
AV, WINSOR,'-
IC.okR.&S.,
l/nder same managoinenl
QUEEN'S HOTEL,
TROUT LAKE CITY
6
Nawlv RiilIt
$1 PEE DAY^^sx
Newly Built. ,  '   ,
Lighted'by'E!ecli;icity
Throughout.   .. ,
US
'��
M. HOLD!OH
ANALYTICAL CUK3IIST AND
ASbAYISII. '
n   Royal School of Mines, London.  <
J   Seven years at Morfo. Works, Swan-'ea.
Seventeen .years   Chief   Chcinint   fo "Wigan
Coal andiron Co., I'jtig. ������     <
Late C'heini:-t and A^-ayer, H.ill Klines, Ltd.
'Kvery description   of  as-.iy  and   iinalytical
work undertaken.
Claini.T oxamilled and reported upon.
" REVELSTOKI.;. J<. C. . ' ,     . 1
TAR.VEY & IilcCAitTEil
t'ARRISTKRS, SOLTCi'rORS.'UTC.
Oi-'i-'icus":   Molsons'JiAxic   Jii.ocK,   IIkv):!.-
STOIvK.    H.  C.
Money to loan.
' Ollice!--: Revelstoke, .1?. C; JAirt Steele, B. C.
Gko. S.' McCmu'ich,      ���      J. A. Jl.\nvi*v,
lierelstoke, J-!. C.   ' J-'orr. Steele, JJ. C.
Best Brands of
Wines, Liqu.6rs.and
Cigars.    '        ,      A
-   ,      R. OALEjY, IJRppjR..    .t
'>'''' '    o
J.
J. A. -Ston k,��� Proprietor
Raies, ^ i per day	
-Electric ,lio-]ucd, furnace li'eaLed
Newlv built, and furnished. . . .
W. GROSS, 11. D."
e
SURGKOX TO THE C. 1'. Jt., CITY HEALTH
OKKIOliJL
Ofiiee: Taylor Block, itacken;:ie Avenue.
G-old,   Silver,  Lead,  and
Oopper Ores     ��� .
Your Pocket-book
may be low but nobody jcp.'. it. but
if your clothe* are >habby that
fettle-5 il.nobody ivanu to know you.
Ladies or Gents Tailor Made Clothe.-
repaired and cleaned in good .-tyle. '
Call or -teiid po-~t card.
i'.i
��ht hour law.���His  proposal  to ' Samuel   Needham, Douglas  St.
.!.ii:it lliis niatter to a re.fetendum at
t* g'.-nfral election is  a   contemptible
K-r<ibli<hed 13 year.-*,
trictly, Union Labor Shop.
If you want to get fat
���W. PELLEW HAEVBY','   '
c '        l-\ G. S., ]-:tc. ,     ,
*\��.-��ay Oiiicci and Metallurgical "Work.s,   ��
VAXCOUVER, B.C.
Sampling Work*. 717-7U1 Ponder Street.
: I- prepared  to   pun ha--e   lhe   above    cliistiC-*
of  ores for Lb-,  following. Knglir-h houses
j       , whom he r.jy-.ohcnfs. viz.:
j Vivian dc .->;���'-,' Swaiibea,' Klliol.ts Jfetal Co.
I        Ltd... B'.i'ryport.   South   'Wale;',   Smeltci'd,
1        Refill r*. Dc-ilverizers, Mnnufacturers.
| Checking   smslter    pulps*   a.  specialty
J;inest  and   best
supplied   bar
.... in the cilv . .
.
i         /
V
Cor. Front and Benson Streets, Revelstoke,.B.C:
Ami    to   till irk   responsibility.    That! _    .    1    T i    r\   i t     ri
.r..su.-ei��   now    law.    It   has   been j DriM LOllg S DUOllll StOUt I
.���lissed in and out of   tbe legislature !'
a vear.     It it.   was   cood,    in  .the;
recommended    by 'the medical
Profession.   Order?i left wilh iir.
'agetV exrr>j*= or by mail will ,
have prompt attention.    Goods
d"livercd free. ������- ' ��� > ,
Chas. J. Aman
������ii'.-t-j of llic class it wti** de.-iignatpd
��� ..miW it. if not repeal ir!   He ; J. -E. LONG, REVELSTOKE STATION.
.'-in i.nf pl.ink "tlie i-tHeriitiieut will    ���- - --- ��� ������     *   ,
.';���:;!!-.    t>>   fMiforce   the    law s  us    it,
��� il-,    and   in   anotlier    "if   niodifi-
. ..i;.-    ci 11    be    made''   to   decrease
'im.   etc..   tliey   will   be   arlopted.
y   i^   riinniny with   the   hare   and
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V  T  4>  i  i  I lib  LUIIllllUul 0  A Story of, Eimlustaa  4 ��������� ��������� ���������    '  <S>   BY MICHAEL GIFFORD WHITE.  Ss^-J^ $->--?>$"$'<9>3><Sf 'ex&^^xSxjx^^^'  .\! puzzled look sat on Uie shrewd face  of   the' village   nhatuch,   or   professional  matclimnlcor, as lie slowly made his way  through'the bazaar ,to the house of So-'  'man  (jopalalirissluiii,  a well  to'do mer-  ��������� chant, between whose son.' Hari 'and  p ret l.v little Ooti Taprore, the (laughter  of tlio zoriiiiil.-ir. or principal land owner, he had been nrningiug a marriagp.  It would .appear 'that when 'everything  ������������������w.as all but saii*r.'.,icto1',iIy arranged a  third' parly.' im wealthy , money , lender,  had intervened, and wilh a considerable  bribe'hail tempted the rjhatiirh to break  . oft" the match, in order lo marry his own '  Gho'money lender's; sou. as ill looking a  youth as .b.t\ "was ' ill humored, to the  zemindar's dan-'hter. " "  ''1 shall be obliged to make use of my  vits.to rearrange this matter," solilo-  (Iiiized the ghatuch as he approached  the merchant's house.,  "It   will  not  be  ��������� an easy affair, but the money lender's  big foe, which I already feel in, my grasp,  should be an incentive to a line piece of  diplomacy."     So.   assuming  a grave  de-  ' me.-inor, (lie glialueh( entered (the merchant's house, .where', having salaamed  and seated himself cross legged on a  mat. he awaited the'opening 'of tlie conversation.  '���������"Well,   ghatuch,"   said   the,.merchant,  with a smile of weleome, for he consid-  r crod  the marriage of  his sou  to the zo-  minclar's - daughter  ,a    good    alliance���������  . "well,   ghatuch,   von   have   brought 'the  ' marriage contract. 'I  supposeV",  ,'  '   "Alms,  no,  worshipful sir,"  replied thc  ��������� ghatuc-1).     "I   regret   to say  that  1  have  cbecn  greatly  misled  in  my   information  concerning   the   zemindar.     In   the   first  place,  the girl  Choti  has a  cast in   her  right eye.''  "Is it possible'.'" exclaimed thc merchant. "How 'did you discover the blemish'.'" . ' ���������     ���������   .  "As I said before." replied the 'ghatuch, without, directly answering the  Question.' "I have been misin Conned.  'She is also a little ianic.' She has a.  limp'when tho walks, worshipful sir.".  ' ''(Jood ghatuch.'", said Llio merchant,  "it would never do to bring such a poor  CL'eatu.n.' into our family, even though  she be thc.zemindar's daughter."  "Bo.-ides, there is a \vliUper." contin'u-  ,cd the'gliatuch, lowering the^tone of his  -voice,   "that the".zemindar  is  losing  his  caste." ��������� c  "Enough!     Enough,   ghatuch!"   cried  the' merchant.     "Say. no   more.  [t   is  -fortunate indeed that you made these  .discoveries before the contract was signed. * Mou may return me'my retaining  fee. worthy ghatuch."  This came as an unforeseen incident  to the worthy ghatuch, who had spent, if  he had not forgotten, thc fee, and who  had neither.the means, nor tho inclination,  to repay the same; so again calling his  wits to his aid he gave the merchant to  understand that,, having in view a far  0 more advantageous match for his son���������  the daughter, in fact, of a rajah, whose  name ho was not then at liberty to mention���������and by that means was granted  permit-sion for the,account to stand over.  ���������So, with many salaams and protesta-  /lions of eternal fidelity lo lhe merchant's'  interests, the ghatuch went on his way  to Ihe house of tho zemindar, congratulating' himself on tiie case with' which  he was escaping his di tii cult*/..  u * * * *       , * =������������������  Arriving at the zemindar's house, ho  found that dignitary had just finished  the morning reception of his ryots, or  tenants, and was at ouco received in  private audience.  "Ah, ha, glialuch!" said tho zemindar,  motioning the former to a seat close at  hand. ��������� "You come about the marriage of  my daughter, no doubt. ' Have yon ���������'*.'-  ranged overylhing with tho estimable  merchantV Have you brought my present, good ghatuchV  "Illustrious sir," replied the gliatuch,  "that is, after all. I am afraid, not a desirable match for your well favored  daughter. I have boon greatly deceived  in my informal ion concerning oui' ine-i'-  cliant. To begju wilh, J have'it upon  the best authority that lie is groat ly iu  debt and li!*ply to lose till his money;  therefore, there is no present. Then his  son, it turns out, is a young ,man of  evil countenance and equally bad- habits,  wlio"-  "Come, come, -friend ft-halnc'i!" interposed the. zemindar. ,"H<nv is it that it  was only hut I .lo days >--i:h'p you as-sured  mo by Ham. .Sh.'. V''-'liiiii. nnd s-o Mrih.  that ho'������-.-!- hand .ni.ni and iuli lligent  enough for his pai"iit:. lo s-rol; for him  the hand of lhe daughter of a mauiira-  jab 7"  "Most   nobis  jemjudar,'.'   replittj .^u  wily ghatuch, "1  The men. haul ha.s :  his charity whom 1  lie is good looknrj  poor for us to . ia!  Now, I have in m  youth  of  many  t  knit  I 'was   mi.-/ed.  nephew ih-ing tip.m  n,L-;.:ok for the ton.  but.   of  course,   too  into  consideration.  id f-.ii- yzr.ir daughter a  ieiits,  particularly  en  gaging manners and line -external appearance,'the ron of our esteemed capi-'  lalist, Dadsha Das."  ''The sou of Liadsha Das, the money  lender!" exclaimed the zemindar. "Yuii  do not mean iiu* hoy Pinto "IJadslia.  , whom I have heard spoken of as ihe-  worst tempered little rascal in the village���������a nuisance and a terror to all lhe  other childrenV"  '���������Excellent .sir." pmirt-tod the ghatuch.  "I, who am di'i-roudei! fru:n Brahma,.and  thereforu unable <n lie, I Milcmnly de  clare that :'i!l sue!) rcpoir- are evil go^.ip  sot  ahoul   by  ihn^e  p"r..n:is   ������vlio do  Hit  fi^'^^'^Pi'-^^^ft^t^*^-(*i''^ffi'&r^''������r^'^r^^'iV^  SOO PAOIFIO LINE  irouth 'great injusiie-^mi aeeui.'iit or" t.heiw  itinpaid,debts to his wortliy father. Alas,  sir, thai/such c.-.linnniaiors of the just  should go unpiuiislied!"' And'the gliatuch  turned up the whiles of his eyes in pious  deprecation.       , ���������  "What examinations-, then, has the  youth  passed?!"'ashed the zemindar.  "Ah to examinations; sir,", replied lhe  gliatuch in a lone and manner as if that  weren't mailer of liitle importance, "so  far he has not attempted any, but there  is no doubt that tin would carry all be-,  fore him were he to compete with other  scholars.    4 can   aihrm   that   ho studies  ,most diligently in'his own house under a  worthy Brahman's supervision,' most  cx'-ellent zemindar."      '',���������',      ��������� '  "That is, indeed, a different Report of  tho youth to that' which <J have heard,"  replied thc latter dignilarj'? "for it. was  said that he was nn idle, good for nothing boy, who spent the greater part of  his time' in healing and tormenting his  younger brolhers and'sisters. 1 confess  that I do not like the proposal.",    j  "Xoble si;-," continued the ghatuch,  assuming a more confidential manner,  "when 1' add to (he assurance, I who am  descended from Brahma, that,those reports are all false, the additional promise of n handsome present for yourself,'  perhaps your high excellency- will be  pleased to consider tlio matter in,a more  favorable light."  To   the  cautiously  observant  ghatuch  ,tho effect of the inferred money persuasion upon the ��������� zemindai^ was soon apparent, for after protesting that the matter of'a present bore no weight with'him  whatever he at last agreed that rif the  question of caste were satisfactorily settled, that no ill omens we're manifested  and that thc present took the form of a  good sum of rupees he'might be disposed  to think well of the proposition.        , -  Overjoyed at the success of his efforts, the ghatuch, with a'.succession, of  low   salaams,   then* took   his   departure,  'feeling, assured that the money lender's  big.fee was already due in his hands.   .  ���������t !*e aj: * ..  *' ��������� *  Now, a few. day* afterward, "all unconscious of the dismal fatc'iu store for,  her, little Choti Tagore, flying a kite  from tho roof of the zemindar's house,  attracted the attention of a group of  boys out iii the road, among whom were  tho sons of Soman iGopalabrishna, and  Badsba Das respectively. "You see her,"  said young Pinto Badsha, pointing .out  Choti to his playfellows. "She is to be  my wife, and 1 intend to beat her well,  because 1 think that is tho right way to  treat girls."  "How would you like to be treated in  that way yourself?" at once asked young  Hari Gopalnbrislma. who had ,a long  standing feud with the' other boy. "If  she were my sister. I would beat you  well in return." "Yqu would? 1 should  much like to see you do it," retorted the  other, with a laugh' that merged into k  sneer.  Among .boys everywhere, such a position being reached, a personal encounter  becomes" thc sole court of appeal,-and  soon, amid a cloud of dust, the two were  thrashing away iu a fashion, that meant  some bodily ' harm. Down went Pinto,  bringing Hari at the same time to the  ground, where they rolled over and over  until Hari, securing his adversary, compelled him with loud lamentatious to sue  for mercy. .  "What is all this?" called out the voice  of the zemindar, appearing from Liis compound and surveying the struggling  youths. Hari rose instantly and stood,  panting for breath, with flashing eyes  and dilated nostrils, as handsome a  youlli as one would be likely to see in  Cental. .     .  "Y\'hy have you been beating your  playfellow?" sternly demanded the zemindar.  "lie,said he intended to beat the'little  girl on the roof when she came to be his  wife, so I heat-him ro see how he liked  it," catno the explicit rejoinder.  "Oh. indeed!" replied the zemindar,  "And who may you bo, pray?"  "I am Hari, the son of Soman Gopala-  brishna. the merchant," answered the  boy.  "Yon tho son of Gopalabrishna!" repeated the zemindar iu amazement as  ho viewed wilh approval tho manly form  of the boy before him. "There surely  must be some mistake."  "Xo, sir; I am Hari Gopalabrishna."  reiterated the boy, "and that" is Pinto  Badsha whom I have beaten."-  "Cquio with mo," said the zemindar,  "for I must see your parents about something of great importance. And as to  you," he said, turning to the crying-  Pinto Badsha. "if 1 ever find you in my  comp'-wnd, yon shall gel a worse beat-  in:.'', for in spite ot en c-rything the wortliy  glial uch may say 1 am now certain that  yon are a cruel young villain." ���������   .  A:ui next ilny, without the glfatuch's ���������  assistance, the con'.ract was signed by  the ie-:peetive parents for (be marriage  ot Oari Gopainbi'ihhua ami Choti Tagore,  who in due seas-ou lived together many  years in event happiness.���������Xew York  Herald. ,i.  Ameriea's. Great  TpaDS-CoBtlnental Route  Quick Time!  Good Service!  lass and Tourist Sleepers  Through  eeas to Ocean !  THE"  .jit  &  .1  First  Ti  FFOfll-  Tickets issued Through   find Baggage  - Checked to Destination.  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OCEAN STEAMSHIPS  ,   Itoyal Mail'Iiines.  Cheapest Route to the Old Country.  1    BEAVlill LIN lO-Froni St. John.  Montrose        .       - .   -      -      ���������      -       Keb. 7.  Atr.wa      -      -      -     ,-'    -      -      - "11  Mnnloroy  "21  Like Superior   ���������      -      -      -    . -      -       "   '28  Lake Ontario   - ....      Mnr. H.  ^Iontro.-,o      --'----"  i:t  DOMTNION LINK���������From Halifax*.  Vancouver '  -    Feb. 17  Dominion - - -      Mar. .'$.  Cambronnn - - -       "   lo  Vancouver "21  ALLAN LlNK-rrum Portland  Parisian    -      -      -      - -      -      Lob. 10  Nuiiiidinii "21  f'aliforniaii  -      - - - "   21  Mongolian Mnr. 7.  Parisian ���������      I  "10  Pa-^engers ticketed tlirongh to till parts of  Great Britain and Ireland, and at specially low  rates to all parrs of the Kuropean continent.  Api-'.y to neare-sL railway or steamship agcnl or  to " . ���������  T.  W. SltAJOSHAW,  Agcat.  Etevelstoko.  .1  $  %  %  ���������SI  &  '    r,    "    (l  ' ''"  Job Printing  The job printing department will in the  future as in the 'past receive close'attention,  and every effort will be made to keep the  quality of the work-turned out up to the  standard set by, the. office', viz.. the best in,  the   Province. ',  .  $*  !9. ���������  /P  'I  .V  If:  ������'.  ir' ���������  $.  '  .<r  $  -V.  if  ���������9.,-  <(���������:>  9.  If  if  r<:  9.  if  9.  $  9.n  $  9.  $:  9  9.  ���������������  9. ,  IF  9  ������':  ���������\  9-  9.  IF  9.  ���������<F  9  JF  9.  <f.  9  if:  3!  it-  9  C.  i}.  c.  9.  ^^���������d-^.^-^.-tf-^.^-^.^-^.^^'tf-^.'tf^-^.^-^.'tf-^.^^.^-^.^  KXimitaamiiKwmm^imsmiikKi ;f^M_������m.i-j, nyy.-j,. u������j.n .iim  IF  ' Incorporated by act of Parliament 385o. ,    , '   .  HEAD OFFICE .  - ! -        \   MONTREAL  ( s     t1 s  Warl Molbon MACPHERSOX.Pres.      S.fH. Ewing, Vice-Pres.'  tF. Woliterstan, Thomas, General JVIauHger   ,.  PAID UP CAPITAL     ' .    .- ��������� '^.ooo.ooo  RESERVE     :   ' - -' - - i.sod.ooo  i;eneral banking busincsci Iransaoted. - Interest allowed on deposits at current rates.  J. D. MOLSON, Manager, - BEVELSTOKE, B. C.  Fpeiioh  -FRONT  STREET,  Come in -.vheiiever'you  lia^bcrn re-tip^ncd  want a trood meal.  OPEN   NIGHT AND  DAY.  A. Rebulchece,    ���������    Proprietor,  Highest Cash Pric������ Paid for  All -ihiinneiil^ are examined hy me as  soon as I hey nrrive.    I'roiniiL returns assured.   Prices are too   high   to warrant  holding goods  for,tiny length   of  time.  \sh i * 'i;     l.iep posled on thc returns '  yoti get from  G. W  BALDWIN,  P. O. Uox 0 Aj?erit for Jan. Ullinan  Winnipeg, Man.  JE-*-**-ea**-m-*~*m-y*--**m^  Drayinq   and   delivering  Teams always   ready  notice.       Contracts  taken.    Agent,  for  a specialty.  at   shortest  for  jobbing  B. C. Oil Co.  Robert Samson.  SCAVENGER    ���������  :       Orders  left aL my  stables (��������� will    have  -    ,    speedy attention.  W.FLEMING.  BAUER & ASHCBOFT,  Dominion and Provineiai  Land Surveyors,  MIKING EKGINEEHS,  Surveyors of Klines. Mineral Claims and Crown  Land.-.  VANCOUVER,   C. V. THE KOOTENAY MAII  ��������� ���������   . I  If you are thi'nkins" of *  learning to play a vio- ������  ylin, banjo, guitar, auto- |  harp,' or any rhusical #  instrument, call and see J  our most complete stock-1  ahand.  to serve at Halifax, one yaar. Must  leave fifteenth, ' definite instructions  later. Wire me if you can supply, the  men.    Major Benson, Victoria." "  if  9  P  \V  Si-  I  9  ��������� !,  9  lv  9  9   Instruction- books' for all ������  ���������V.     instruments    kept  ������>:  9  %  9  !y-  9  it*  9  if <  9.  $  9  Films, printing paper,   dry   pbtes  and all the, chemicals ' required by the  ���������amateur  photographer   always    kept,  new,"at flie Canada Drug & Book Co..  Revelstoke, B. C. 0  will be able this season   to  supply   al  the \egetabiesVmsumed   in   the "city  On jf?  9.  ���������  - .:" $  A  -large    assortment    of J  r sheet music,  folios, etc. ^  Will order  at the price jtt:  registered     if , not   in, 2  stock.   *.������������������'. '   '   9  It is rumoured that ,Thos. Taylor  has resigned, the oiiie'e of, mining recorder at Trout Lake City and that he  will be a candidate' for nomination at  tho conservative' convention to. be  held here Saturday.     '"  The ice .above the Jk������binson 'Wilis  boom across the river went ouL Sunday,  and it is not likely that thfjre will be  suliicieut ice again this season . to allow  further hauling from the other .side of  the river. This' .will, prove quite a  serious loss to the mill as there'is still  five or six thousand Jogs still to bo  hauled.o  i  (Pi  ������'fy ���������    <-   ���������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<'-*������������������������������������������������������*   ~ ~ t -v -y -^  j H  O iOTJEl   IB11TBZ3n1"TGSS ���������   ��������� ������������������  Is to sell High Quality Goods at Low Prices. & )  ������Is to Buy High Quality Goods at Low'Trices. <|>  (K<ri  i  lanaiOpng&BookCol  Revelstoke Station.  &^^&&&Kte&*k&i^:itti������friijr&ilsr&i  'BORN.  Sau.vdehs���������At   Revelstoke,   Ii. C, on  ��������� March 11, -1900,   the   wife, of S.  .  ������    I j. Saunders, of a son..  Supt. Marpolo, Master Mechanic  Hobbs, and Mr. Carnbie, engineer for  the Pacific division, came up from the  lower country Saturday night. They  had been to Nelson choosing a site for  the new station.building.  i'  _ This,is the season when trains on  time,are an exception, and just, now  the C. P. 11. is having a hard- time  keeping,its tr;ains running' through  the mountains'. Washouts, .. slides,  etc.. cause all the trouble.  "GUY BARBER,  ���������      '  .      f-^ JEWELLER.  ,   . CP.R. Watch Inspector.    \  ,  | Watches, Clock";, everything in the line.  Specialty������������������Watch  Repairing.    , '    ���������  BICYCLES, Agent famous "Cleveland"  ,    ,       '      All  Work Guaranteed.  ooe business is Fee your interest.  Wr I, LAWBBNOE,' E������*rare and, TiissmitMng. $  ,    "���������    Gurney's   Stoves   and    Furnaces. ������������������ .    ������  /,i\w ,  *~^ ^ ������^ ���������*��������� ^ ^ ^:^ ^'^'<zS'^'^*^.^^?>^>?5,?7=7.  r7  ���������"7 tj*.  ������$S3fM#$&3S3  LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  " It is understood that'Jas. Hutchison  has leased Jots to rear of the west side of,  McKenzie avenue for a market garden  instead of the ground at the top of the  hill, as the Smelter- Company intends  opening a'circular road, along the top  of-the hill this spring.     Mr.'Hutchison  city w MimmM  Board 'of License Coffliaissiaaeps.  "VfOTICK is hereby Kiven that there, will ben  JLY    meellii'- 01' tho hoard of license commissioner.-; nt, tlie Court TJonso.'ltovclsLoke, March  14, at, 7:30 p.m.     ,  ���������     ���������        -     - -, A., I". SMITH,  It Chaiiinan.,  ot ; ���������  ' ���������    ���������->   .     ;     ��������� .  #       . I?Pr l^1e month of March we'will offer  SgflHlO CRITSPr QTP^V  ' ' IT WOIHO  #  a  Mv.  A. court of assize   will ��������� sit   here on  VS. ,    ' '  III' *^ti/-  Ai"  W.   MELDRUM, P/lan'ager.   ���������   '  -^���������^s.' '^���������'^���������;^:^^^^^*^:  ��������� M.Carlin,' manager of the Columbia  ���������iKiver Lumber company, is in the city.   "a . "A  All winter   goods   are    selling at a  discount at the store of Jas. Gill &<Co.  ������t������tt-CI-Cn2i.aJZ.v3  Coppopation of tlie pity of  **!"i   if^e-^x*r   triitenii hhUu       u  evelstdk  e.  ���������J. (T. Wilkinson, the,Province '  telliug  iround town.  man,  is r-again  funny    stories  ������ W. A. Morris returned from a business trip nt the coast, "no Saturday's  delavcd ,No. 1. , ,     -  B.A-X. A ]srosi. sheiejo:.  ..    PISS I  Fresh Cod,  Halibut,  Salmon,'Etc.;'Smoked' '    ' '  Fish.& Kippers a Specialty.    ���������'  Family Grocers/and Produee/Merehank  C. P-. R. Contractor Thos. Tompkins  ���������w,as among the prissem'gers "on the  delayed No. 2 Saturday.  fred Mountain, who was 'at one  time police inspector f6r Kootenay  and Yale, is in the citv.  "A common drunk appeared be'fors  t-ne ijeak yesterday and was assessed  the usual fine and costs?    -  ASSETS.      .   ' ���������  Cash on hund tf '   4 09  Roads and Streets  il  Kiro Rrign.dc No. 1 and No. 2 02  Office Furnishings '  lo 00  Excesi   of   Liabilities .over  as cts   . i '  -   '    'total recktpts.  Proceeds of debentures ..' 515,000 00  Pound ...- ,         03 00  Ccnietcrv         .'!7 2S  DoprTax '...       ISO 20  Licenses Gcnoral '     1.023 G.5  Licenses Liquor     l.l~t SO  Police FineB '       .)1."> S5  i'oad Tax*  032 00  $13,703*52  1,500 13  $15,000 00  LtABTLlTJKS.  Thc debenture'^ " r-'"-rics A "  {.     Nos. 1 to 15 ioi- SlOOOcach  bearing in teres), at o n.e. -  issued   July  l.il.h,   IPIjn,  payable July 1.5th, tiei..  TOTAL JCXI'TCNDITURE.  $15,000 CO  ������lo,H00 00  BR  CAREFUL ATTENTON.  PROMPT   DELIVERY  ]������. Reany came up from the Springs  Saturday night, it having been found  impossible to tjet into the Land in''.  "WANTED,   by   a   lady,   bachelors'  mending   to   do      Charges   moderate.  Apply at Mail Office.  ��������� 513,CS5 7S  Park  ,<3  ,   10 00  Kleclion Expenses'-'....'         320 So  Express charges ,      n 95  Eire Pricr.tde \.���������:..���������: l'.CSfl 02  IlealLh I'cpartnienl       121 CO  Interest, account  22 75  Li^hlHcntal        Jll (r,  Oflice K'nrni.-hiii'js     15 00  Post acres nnd Tr.lcsroiiis.... iG 55  Printing and Stalioncry....        012 12  Police Depart ment      1,743 02  Patriotic Celebrations  77 00  Prisoners' Keep...'...:         I So 75  j Itoads and Streets     11.1103 -IT  Salaries., ,      1,301 ir  .Sick and Destitute  d.'l 35  Heal Estate  i 00  Balance (cash injl'anf:)  '00  FIRE  & .LIFE INSURANCE AGENTS, ,  . .   .'-^aaiBfe-\NOTARIES. PUBLIC, ETC.  FIRS? ' STSilliT, . RSVBLSTOKB.     '  S18,GS5 78  Certified Correct.'  B."A. LA^VSO^*. Auditor.  C. E. STI.nV, ..Treasurer.  41-tf  ^L. !Nuiris,' government ' agent, 'at  "Vernon, was in town yestp'rday. ,He  was returning homo from the'Bound-  ary'country:  A.Vm. Smock, the Trout. Lake Citv  market man. ret,urnpd south vesterdav  ninriiins;. after .spending a few days in  the citv.  STATEJIEXT OF RECEIPTS AN'D EXPEXDTTUItE  ERO.AI THE DATE OE IXCOl.'POUA-  TION* (3LVI1CH l5t. ]������f*D) JO DEC. 31st. ISid ' '    '  wo   Weeks.  ���������������������*?'.=��������� -&~ .-^LCJL_llJ^_.l  Kamloop  Ne-tt Poatoffloo  GENERAL   FUSB,  jt is ivpni ti'd tliat  the   hospital   will  remain upon after the departure of Dr.  .\iVKoeIinie,   niannged   bv   Miss     Mc  Ki'( iinii.\  RECEIPTS.  Pound ������      63 00  Cemetery .-.. 37 28  Dcg Tax :..... ISA -jn  General Licen "cs  ,.., J.023 f>5  Liquor Liccn--e-- ':  1.174 JO  Police Fine?.. , '.'..,.. 515 Sfi  RoadTa**:  0:2 00  Deficit ,.. i.#s5 i%  EXPENDITURE  ��������� ?  IT" r^  The :ce on the Arm wai broken out  by the Archer yesterday, and from  nou on there a til bp no difficulty  i.i M-ivigiti.'ig that,   part   of   thc   lake.  ll .St.miper oxprcts to return'to  Ri'vr-Ktoke this week. He has been  along the Crows' Nest Pas*- road org.ui-  :/.i:;i,' the \,tiious  trades.  Clras. Ffolten and several of his men  L.-.mo down from the government camp  ���������it- the riffle Saturday ni^ht. They  repuiJ, thn work dio^n-suing as fast, a.s  ii can  be nu-ihed.  o .. jj :xi jo i  Certified Corrcrl.  H. A. LAWSOX. Auditor.  } Elecl ion' Expense.  Express CliarKe'������.   Health DoiurDiiieu't   Tntere.-t    j Liyht Rental      ��������� Postages and Telef-miir*   (Prirting and 'rtlatioiieiT���������  'f h-t.iLionerySllli.a7. ���������'rier-  [I aid " S2151. " Iltail" ,?207.8."i  ij       Ouc������n'-- Pi-Inter 27. R. P.  |        Pel lipiece fj-.'O   ;; Pntriolic C<'Ie!)vntH;ri-:��������� St,  ;,' .\ndr",,-'������- "-'ivietv *i\  ,,        i(ia������-> P mi 1 :2">. fi.ip.-'. '���������",-7  J PoifO I)' y ("f !!���������( li Iv'.'tiof  .        i .���������iMjiic"-.   : il.o i. V: mi-  : mt of P i-oiici- f;i_v h,  r''|iii|>iiicat ol t'oii-1 lIiIi -i  |. ?Ii.t0J, .-.iiKii.ci -M 70.  ;       i--.iI in' ��������������� ui ('on-1,mil-, fc  ; P.ilif" i'.l M'-lr.l'f  SIII3  '0  Eiiniiturf lor f-iaCon  HI].'"; . .   .  i PrNotu ih' I\< ( o .  .-Vilatic��������� Citi C]frk -���������;I!I07.  ] ( at- !.i>"r   f I'i, '-(ib. itor  -��������� X,.'.*,''. -.Ullfl.'V v', Audl-  lr,    ?10  S.' k rtli't Do littjtf.    .  .  SCO SS  i o or>  l?-l 00  22 75  411 -to  5U 05  012 12  1,713 o:  )~>"i 7.>  s.riii 17  f.'s :n  ? 1,'I71 20  ESTABLISHED 186  ViQTORIA, B. C.  Center Tables,  Bxtensibn Tables,  Side Boards,       '      ���������  -  i i '   ���������  Chairs & Furniture  of all kiniN.   Jihiny carloads of newest  ���������goods received  before Lhe advance in  pi ices.    We iiianiif.iclnro  Sto  u, at k -St Office  Fixtures  ei' hardwootl���������Send plans for estimates  C. I'.. SIfAAV, '/rensurcr.  STATEMEKT OE OUTSTAKrilN'G A������SLT.S   AND   LIARILITEKS (/N Dl'lO. 31 I, lf'00.  OL'ThTAN'DlKC- LIAWLiTIJ-o.  Irn.o.-ovc your store and you ^^^oji'������P.i"--_������dj}t jhojncrease in  busin  ess.  ������,-wm- ��������� ^ \rT~z*s -x "  ii  RondH p.nd Struct'  Kirf [{rijjnd*"  Printing and Stationery  JOop of PriHoi:cr*i . .  I'olico n^jinrtnirnt   ....  Jlralth DepnrfniTif ,  ...  Sick and Drsfilutc  KrpcusoH of rn'nlP*''!  ���������I. 1). U-iyd Ciiiii' down with the   Bij<  Ueiid  mail   yesterday  afternoon,   nnd  "ill   ������������������������������������luni  iu,i-Lh  Thursday.   Ue  re- I K^i1^^;r!rn,;".' .  piii-L-i tile Liail   (Dinparativfly  easy   to I Interest on lJehontiire������ of "Prclrn A " to lic-'c/f.lici 3!-i, l-i'-O  ll,nrI- ' OV'l.-i"A^l>t\(,   Anri^T-  .'.", J*,  I'r-i I.',  10 f 0  11 7>  1' r,i)  2 i <>r>  I 00  tl) VI  if.I V,  ,X 00  MI 7')  .ty-i o-;  \kimm, MoFssIy k Company, .limited,   '  imu,.6k������������ hAnUWAnt! w���������������- m,,,,,,, G,,f;  and   Til.iitf.       iFAJiCSTlCJ   STFMIi   liANOES   for   Hotel   and   Family        ������  Miners' and Mill Supplies. ' ���������  British Columbia,  vs.ncouve:'  rw/i *-ja -r������r* -  r.ranclips al. Dawson City, Atlin and Bennett.  Cant. 'j'. E. L Taylor rr-cfivpd Fridny  .'if! er noon the following telrgram:  ''OiIicorconnnaridin^No. 3 Co. IX. M.K.  Will take four men from roar company  Amouiit  rcclvab'o   from   Provincial  Go-oi ninr-'il  on  n^counl   if   ]'<<") f;  Pioporty Ta*c (cRtminfcd nt)  Balance bcniff amount of out������UindinK liabilities <>\ tr nnf.li .  .".if' O't  l.l-i 0-  3 I'.l.r! f.-J  THE B. 0. ASSAY AND CHEMICAL SUPPLY CO. (LIMITED).  (Ij.ile rif.icF.-ii'lane it Co.)  VANCOUVER,    B.  C.  WV nil1 M.'inufacl iucif. and   din  Certified Correct,  13. A. LAWS0K, Auditor,  \\ i' arc ,n,'iniifarliii(>!<. and   direct,   Irnporlcis, .-md  carrv a larj?e  stock  of  ,\i lane's. Kui n.iecs, Fn,. (j lay h'hhU, .S-icntilic and Practical Books'. Glassware  lMliniini-.0(KN,/\ei(l'-,(;iirMiiic'.ii'-.ii)(lalhilli('i-Ass/iv-'i''s-{iiidMiripr'si'eqiiir.������mf'ntfl  ���������Sole A-.-iit, im   jMoi}/,iii Uiuciblc C'omp.int, Batterdea, Becker Sons' Bui-  lJCi'-,  etc. '  f  I  unci  C, Z. SHAW, TraRvaror.  C.itulogne and full pai'Licnlurs sent on application,  Is  I I  ���������d

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