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 /  FOR MEN-  KincKt Co-Hhuiere Socks  <> CO  Kxtra heavy wool do.    0 50  cBe.it' quality. Shetland twool  Underwear, per suit  * 25  Finest nat. wool   "       i* ������������  Braces, per pair, SOc and 10c  The English Trading Co  VoL 2.���������No. 47.  ��������� HALYCON SPRINGS HOTEL ���������  .Appowt   Lake.  XS now open at these Celebrated Hot  1 Springs for the accommodation of guests.  Rates $1.50 to $8.59 a day. Bat&s 25 cents  each or five for $1. Special rates to families  or by the month can be arranged.  Dawson, Craddock & Co. -  C. E.  SHAW,  Customs Broker,  i  REVELSTOKE.-  EEVELSTOKE,' WEST KOOTENAY, B.C.,, MARCH, 14, -1806.  $2.00 a Tear.  J. R. HULL & CO.  Wholesale ' and   Retail  "   BUTCHBBS.  Purveyors of High-class Meats.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  All orders in our line will be prompt ly  '   attended Lo.  Kootenay Lodge  No. 15 A.F. & A.M.  The regular meeting  arc. held in the Mas-  onioTuniple, RourneV  Hall, mi the third  Mondav,, in each  month at 8 p. m.  VihitinK brethren  cordially welcomed.  H. K. SMYTHK. Si:oiii*t.\1'Y.  BEVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F., No. 25.  ,s-  ^=>V~. Kej?uUr meetings a.\a held  ^'etiSri-.. .   j��������� oddfellows' Hall every  Thm-Ki.i'y nisht nl eii-hl  o'clock.   Vihitina brother..  cordially welcomed.  C. LlXI)M.\ISK,'N'.Ci.     K. 0. LKWIS, Sr.c.  ���������   '      FURNIXURK. -, ( "  '���������  Doops, Sashes & Blinds.  Loyal Orange Lodgo IJo. 1858.  ltoKU'.nr meeting'an- l.'-H in  tii,. Odd l'VIIowt, H.il! mi the  second and lourtli Wo.iii -.d.ij s  of each month at 7 .m y. J".  Visiting brcLlucn are torduilly  li'sTicki). 'j.i.wdo,.W,  W.jl. Hi-. Secy.  ���������  A. McNEIL,  BAr.3EK SHOP AND BATH ROOM,  .    Front Street, llevelstokc.  -:<>:-  R: HOWSON,  BEVELSTOKE.-'  'coffins carried in stock.  '       A������KNT TOK alKOKI* KWljia' MACKINrS.  W. A. J0JVETT,  MIMING AND BKAL ESTATE BROKE***:.  NELSON, B. C.  LaWtoau ������s Slocan Prospects Wanted.  ASSAYS and  MILL* TESTS  Haircut, 25c;   Bath, 50c; Six Shaving  Tickets for Sl'.OO.  GUY  BARBER,.  WATCHMAKER AND JEWELLER.  , i  Repairing Neatly &. Promptly Executed.  REW3LSTOKE, B. C.     '  THE   REVELSTOKE   PHARMACY.  OIG-AES  THE REVELSTOKE SMELTER.    I  Instructions Issued to Start Operations  If Ores and Fluxes can be Obtained.  Mr! Holdich to be Manager.  '     t  The old Knielti'i buildings here, have  been an eycsoi'e for years and it. will  hi* welcome news to every one interested in the welfare of the town and district to know that at last there is a  piohnbility of the building-* being utilized for trie purposes for which they  were built. We have it on the best of  authority that, now the long standing  dispute as to ownership has been decided, the KcvclsUike .Smelting Co. have  decided to make another st.-tt t with the  lU-vi'Moke Smelter, and .Mr. A. IF.  Holdich, formerly of Revei-.iok.i-, now  of the 11.iii mines .smelter al Kelson,  has received instructions, requesting  hi i'n-to make an extensive per.-bnal investigation into the condition of the.  smelting plant, nnd asking liiui to cake  full charge of all the .smelting operations, if in his opinion siifiicient ores  and the necessary fluxes can be obtained.' Hib mule: nlood that, owing to his  duties at the Hall mines smelter, Mr.  Holdich will be nnabl^lo make die required iuvesligation just* at present,  but there is t-very reason to believe  that befoie long the liiuch-abu.-eil and  long-disused -m.-iLer .-ullevelsloLe will  be in active operation 'with Mr. Holdich  as the  The yacht in course of construct ion  at" ILc'ndcrson's shipyards, "(rlas^ow.  which is be ing built at the. order of Sir  George Newness' the ' millionaire  publisher, is intended as a challenger  for the America's cup. ' ' ������0  Tliey Want the Whole Cheese.  Of all private, bills before the. legislature tlie iuu������t audacious' is that of  the Lillooet, Fras>er Kiver and Gold  Fields, Limited. -Franchise hunters���������  and there are many at Victoria this  session���������are never over inode-st,in their  requests, and this company, with the  mouth-filling name, is no exception to  lhe rule'. The "nerve" displayed is  ohfira.cteri.slic of tlie company's chief  promoter.' besides all the powers and  privileges of a railway company, telegraph company, and numberless .other  things, tins outfit wants to "hold 'hy'  location, or otherwise, any number   of'I  Minister of Mines Report.  The Report of the Minister of Mines  for iSOS.wsis presented to the L.egi-la-  ture last week. It contains no statistics  as to output of (-.'liver, lead, copper,'  iron, etc., because no complete and authentic return1* have been sent in, and  for the same leason tile gold yield, of  Trail is not given.  , The mil put in the diiferent districts  was as follows: (J.irihoo, tj>:AS2, MO; Oas-  v.ar, $22,575 ; IS.ist Kootenay, $ 17J575 ;  (in this d'e-trict there is a yield of silver  amounting to ,$255,'2())): Wc-l, Kootenay, $10,520; Lillooet, .$K),i;U:i; Vale,  ^7,311 : tot/il,'SlWtvill.   This  total  i-  Kiraucil, "I   i������."ri i, lie,  .������iij    ��������������������������� ��������� ���������         >  ... , i.j- f,i.n  mineral claims situated   on   tlie   same    derived   from  placer-* except   $U),0UJ  (!)  H  W. PELLBW HABVEY, P.C.S.-D.  Vancouver, B.C. ���������  vein, lode or reef,'not. exceeding ten."  'nieic,is another .section which reads'as  ,t"ollciw.s : " On making application folio tses, tlie company shall not he, limited or oniined to any area, and the'  gold commissioner to whom any such  application is madeuiay, with the approval of thc Lieuteii.uit-Gmernor in  'Council, grant such application, not  withst-Hiding that the lauds so applied  for nuiy exceed in area the number of  acivs to which such leases are now  limited hy law."       '      ' '    ���������  Al! these sections "were struck out  by' lhe' private bills committee but  Jiessrs. Jr\ing and'Kodgers are making'������m ell'ort to have them inserted  again. On the second reading of Uie  bTll, Hon. Col. Baker remarked that  tiie House might as well abolish the'  mining laws (if the province if these  clauses were inserted.  .Samples   tested, from.  .1 Ib.yto 1 ton in weight.  THE INFANT"_ H'  S for 25c. r  T&B���������  uC.  .03  , All    Assays'   made     iii , Puplicate  '-3>^t3rrtifitMt������i"fo'rwaided   by ��������� return.  -  CIGhA-IRS,  THE   REVELSTOKE *PHARFSAOY.  w  Ir  WHOLESALE DEALER IN  WINES, LIQUORS ' AND CIGARS,  rRTE-ST-OEIiSTOIKriE,        B.C.  R. TAPPING,  -     t  (!  j   '���������  Contractor  and Builder   o    ,  IS I'JtKI'AIJKl* Tl) KSTUIATK ()" lniildin^s.  ,   l'i.uiM im.L ���������Mjcciliciti.)!!-. iuniif.!n.(i on up-  plicition. ��������� 1'(Mid' in Sash anrl l'ooi-s.  ���������' Boats for Sals and Made'to Order.  The British North' American Ex-.  ion ��������� Co. L'd:  (In Liquidation.)    v    -  ATO'J'll'l' Irf HldlKIJY U1VKX Unit Uie  J_N Cu������,liioi ���������> oL lliiljvliovu lminud c<iiii|ia-iy  aru i-ot|iurji! on-oi- bururo ino Aitn day of;.-\ijni.  lMlii, to bL-int I ueir uaiiK's and tul.-lrosios and tno,  p,u-Lioii!.ir-> ot tnoii- debts or chums, una Uie  n-.unus mid iidtlrossi"-ot thou-i>olioiloi> (if any)  to Louis Williuni DiinUin, or .') Kciich'.n-c.i  AvciniL-. in Uio <Jity of London, (lie Luiuid.Uor  of tho -.v.d comii.-iny, and if mj vcqiurocl Uy  m.titu in ������ riling iroin tho ^.uil I.iiluidiiLor, uru,  bv lluii- '.olioitoiN, or iic-i-soii;il!y, Lo uomo in .mil  move tlicir.-.nd dohU or claim-., at -.lion tune  and plu-o n-. .shall bo siiocill.-d in sncli nuUoe.or,  induMiilt Uiorooi. thoy will ^^ oxclndcil ri-om  the bonoliu of any di-.li-il)iiti()ii uimio bulorc  suuh dubt- arc prov oil. Dated this S-'nd nay ui  Kebriun y. l.sil,i. '  J LOUIS Wm. DUNTOX,  47.lt Liqni alt or.  CHINESE IMMIGRATION  Is a Growing Evil���������Further Restrictive  ,  (Measures are Necessary. , ,  The   annually  Chinese immigration   i.s  CENTRAL  ABRAHA.MSON  BROS., Phopmktoiw.  First-class Table  .Telephone  ��������� Good Beds  ���������  Fire-proof Safe  ��������� 'Bus, Meets all Trains.   ,  BBVELSTOEIE;    B.C.  THE  EE  AJ3UAILV.MS0N   JJUOS., Pkopimi.tohs.  L.  "Certifioate' of Improvemcats.  NOTICE.  rpitL'K KISSUilK MIXKltAL CLAIM., feitu-  L titod in thc Trout Lake Minms Division of  "i\'o-.L Kooli'iuv District, located north-cast  from TrouL lake and about five milos from tho  mouth ot .ado crock on the noitli branoa.  Take notic-j lhat 1, Thomas Downs, fioo miner s  forti.ii.aco No. -W,i.r>, intend, sixty days from  the dale hereof, to apply to the Golo. (.oni-  lnissionci- for a <--e titieate of lmprovemenU, tor  tho pmpu������ciii. obt'iinin;,' a orown grunt of Lhe  nb'.ivv claim.      ' ,  .  And furiner lake notice that adverse claims  iinisL be sent to the Gold Commissioner and  ad.on commenced before the issuance in biich  ,-crtiiicate ol ���������'������������������I^yei.io.jls.^^ ]j0WN&  Datelnt. Trout l-ako City this, lllh day of  lliu eh. K-ilii. ���������      ������'>-ilc  increasing tide of  a in.ir.tcsr of  very gnwt, im-ioit t.o the poople of this  pro'viiice, and giu-s ris? to a (psesticn  whit-h should rccrtive tlie-'earne.t' c-pn-  si.loiation of our logislatois. i'oth  fi'dcral and provincial. It. i.s a matter  of vital intci-psD to thf whito .l.iborin^  population who aie gradually buini,'  displaced hy this influx of clieap lab >i\  l.ii- I ot livi'iy which  the white, Ial oivr  coiiitibiilionally unfits liiiii to (Compete  with. the iiiongoli-iii find for this  reason, if for no other, li������ is ' cntiljcd  to'protection against" this * admittedly  undesirable class (nyitniiiigratHi;*.  The labor organization's of C.innclii  liiive,i for years, annually petitioned  the government at. Ottawa to lestrict  Chinese immigration and the. per capita  tax of  $i>0   i.s   a  concession ,to ��������� their  The liigher stan  is   inheriiiit   with  i'rotn the (piarU mines ol' Riirviev-  and ('iinip .McKinney. The total out  put nf tli������ yellow melal liom W~>i u>  1ST5 iuc-lifsivc is val.icii al %~j~>,U~>W">-  The value of |;i)ltl, .silver and lead in the  ore from Kooienay .done for IS-.)."' i.s es-  tini.-iu'd at y2,175,(.VJt). On an iiverage  t',05-) white men and !)7'.l .lapaii'-se and  Chinese have been employed in gold  mining during the year. <���������  'in lii.s lepoit on the rievel>l,ci!-e Division,, Gold Onijimissioner {jrah.iin  s-iys that this section has liot advanced  as'iiii'.ch a- was. expected, owini^ to the  excitement at r������t;\\\ Creek, \% hich attracted pro-specLors, blithe anticipales  a good y.'ity in 18i?0, more especially for  the 13igBend connti.y, regarding which  capitalists are makiue; enfinifies as lo  the mi I lire of the'grounil and facilities  for' working the. same. .The.,revenue  collected for the year amounted, t.o  $S.8."K5.50.   '    ,  THE-" NEW MINERAL ACT  i     ti ������������������  Will Have a Tendency to Stop Claim  Jumping- :  The milling committee of the legislature brought down tlio result, of  their labors last' week in a bill en-  'titleii '" An act rela''nig to gold and  other mineral's excepting coal." The  bill, which co'vei-i-ill pages and contains l(J-3 sections,', m.iUfs some im-  portant clumges. The .subject of claim_  'lumping wa.-,"'x!i.iustivcly discussed by  "ihe - ciaiiMiitree and the, ways : and  means of pi eventing this kind of pluck-  mail we:t������ thoroughly canVassed.' -The  f./llo ving, whi.'h"V sub-seci >n (c) or  ..sectnn 1-, in expected t.'o-act as a preventative :  POLITICAL CRISIS AT VICTORIA.  The Government's   Rejection   of  the  British Pacific Scheme May  Result in Defeat.  There is a political crisis at Victoria  and the fate of the Turner government .  is -said to be hanging in the balance he-  cause of its refusal to entertain, the  propo.sil ion submitted by the promoters  of the. British P.icit'n- llnilwuy.  All the correspondence in connection  with the scheme was .submitted to   tlu*  ' legislature last Friday.    It   is r voluminous   and   includes   a   ci,ipy   of   'the  original and  amended  proposed  draft  agreement.���������Hid nine letters between E.  V. liodwell and   Horn  J.   II.   Turner.  The parties l-eproscnlcd by the  British }  P.u-ilii- conl ract are Sir Thorn.'*-   Sdhy  Tanrred.'JJarl-., London;   <*>���������   N-   Ann-  strong ,and   Hon. ,.1.   K. s Thihadeau.  .Montreal,  and   La  Fayette" Hayt   l)c  Fiiese   and " Daynes-Wright   HiiHirth-  waile. London,    hi bri������*f, the company  asks for a guai.antee on six inillions  of  lionds or .$210,000 per annum, olfering a  security of $a(KJ,O0t) foil'the performance  of the contract. ,-uhI' oniyfifth   of   the  land-grant bonds  to  be  held by    the;  government nt- further   security.    The/  company further propose to  endeavor  to  baye continental  connection    and  complete the line before July, 1002,   to  the boundary of, this  Province./ The  pioperty of the company to be free, "of  .taxation during eoustiuction   and  the.  lands for 25 years.    The  government -  decline on  t,he0 grounds  that the  aid  asked   is' out   of   proportion, to'-   the-  revenues of the countr>%  unci,that ,������.  sumrient guarantee of transcontinental  connection and other benefits promised  is not given. " - <>-  The. concluding paragrapli of Premier  Turner's final letter contains  the' gov  erninents ultimatum to the promoters.  He says':.  "My government-is  fully  .alive to the importance of the building  Of this  railway  through"the  interior,  part of this Piovince as partof a transcontinental system.,  but." my ' government is" not prepared to go so far even  --for this presumed bene lit lis to'serious  ',,(.* *.  ,1...    (I.-..i,...i..1     11, Kll if wi -of ,tlll  reasonable  demands   in   this   r?  '.ii'd.  Everything new and First=class in ail Respects.  1h3 House is slosksd with ihe .Finest Wines and Cigars in thi Market  -.-!y^������-*OTta^'trw^J^*-tta^������*g^  3n.-������-VM4������n������r  Stockholm House, mm  ,   NOTICE. '  VTOTICK lri HF.uKUY GIVKX that IJOrlays  iN iirtc-rdiuol \\i!l:il)li!yio the Chief '.ein-  ini������.Mimcr Um.Kanit \\'c������-l:s loi-a hfciisoto cut  mid c.in-v iiwuv tia-hi-i- fu.-ni lhe followuik ,lu-  si-rihed liuids simatul on J-'ish Cieek. I.amcau  Comity. \\'c-t Ivootcii.iy :  Ciiiiiiiii-ncinKon the wc-t. bank of thu creek  udiohiint,' .McKa>V liuieh on Uie mitlli, iiiijl  i-uiiiiin-,' thence nloiiK the ham* or the cix-ek  north 2 inllet). then<:u we-^t 1 mile. Ihen.-ey-ontli  1 mile-, ihciiuu e.ift ( mile to the |il.u-e or coni-  ineiieeiiieiil, coniainnij; !K'i "������'*es imoii-iir li's-..  K -\ 1 Vi ot I' I I ���������  Viiiieniivir. H.C.. Mai eh ������i.l. l.Uli. J<i-H  Rut this tax has proved insullieient to  keep Li Hung Chung's cousins out of  Canada, though, no doubt, it, has been  a deterrent to many intending" emigrants from the flowery kingdom,- and  it is now generally conceded that  further ' legislation of a restriethc  character is necessary.  ' Tho big immigration convention,  recently held at Winnipeg, w*ent on  record ' on this question as follows:  '���������Whereas tlie iiillux of. Mongolian  labor into British Columbia is rapidly  bringing about a condition of .affairs'  calculated to deprive the white, work-  ingmeii of opportunities of (i.irning  their livelihood in that Province, and  whereas the Dominion Government  has already given proof of its realisation of the detrimental effects of unlimited inniiigrMion of Chinese, labor  by the passing of'legislation imposing  a'SoO per capita tax upon all such immigrants, thus emphasizing to some  extent the principle of securing to  white people the. possibility of living  within that province ; therefore be it  resolved that this convention earnestly  impreus upon the Dominion (."ovcrii-  I'uent. the necessity of inliodiiring further legislation to remedy this evil."  f tho fiillsiz'j shall  ect the financial  posilioii'.of ,the k  'of A-cur-"-  NOTI0  TH  JOHN STONR, Pitoi'iiiKTOit.  Tho Dining Room is tarnished with the best, the  Market affords.  THE BAB. IS SUPPLIED WITH THE CHClICEST  . WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS'.  .)Ui  VrOTJCK lis IUCilKHY <i|VKN that SO days  l\ artordiitu I wlllujipb to Iho t'lnet I'om-  liih-iom-i- Uind-, .nnl Urn!;-. Im-IIumhi'to i-ut  ,md i-.n-i-v iiwav t'lieicr fiom the ro'lowinu ,���������������������--  ���������.ei-ihi'd linid-.. ^ilniitid on I-'isli C'rec1:, lja.-dea'i  Ciiiinl.\. U'c������t Ko- ten.iy :      ,    ,      .,  I'oiiiiiienc-iiK,' on ������c-l h.'.nh i mile Mintli ol  Pool ("reek. Lliunu:- nm-t.li !j mile, tlium..: wc-^t  '. mile, Ihfiii'u Mintli '_ nillc. theiicu e.i^t i mile.  C-otil.tiiiinijW acres :  And al-ii lOiimiiMieiii!* 1 ni'lu south of so". ;n-  mile misi. \m-s( li.iiil", thenee lidilh i nil!.',  thenx- v.e-t J mile, them (.' south i iinlf. thenee  e.i>i '. inii". (.om. UK -i-11 acres:  \iid:aKo coiii'iieiiciiiK on oic-i ljiinK 1 nine  south of 'nine-nnle post. Ihenee irirlh ' null.,  thenoe casi j in'li'. thence -out h V m.le. thenee  we-t ' mile, cniit.iinini; ^-'" .'(res.  i-o������wimi'B������"i"W'.^-1..alJiS(.fnx  Vniiciinur. March .'I. 1 IKI. -H'*!'  Hot Springs Not'-Sold Yet.  The report that the Halcyon JTot  Springs on Arrow ' lake*, which arc  owned by C.ipt. S.iihler.s.ni, had .been  pui chased by linglish capitalists up  po.us to be somewhat prenwiluiv. I^i'-  IJrott is leaving the I5aiiil springs and  has been negotiating for the purchase  of the Arrow Lalce hot springs but, as  yet, no s-de has been consummated. It  is said that some capitalists who desire  to establish a health and pleasure resort are behind Dr. S'.u.-lt. These  springs are already widely known for  the curative propei ties of their wateis.  _A-   SPECIALTT.  H^ootena^ flDail * * * IRevelstohc, S.d.  COPYRIGHTS.  CAV I OBTAIN  A   PATENT?    For a  prompt aniwer and an honc������t opinion, write io  Si I!SN &. CO., who lmve had ncarlrllftj years  experience In the patent buslnens. CoiTiniuiilca-  tlonn strictly confMciitlnl. A Iltindlmok of information concernm.i I'alrnlH nnd now to oi>-  tjiln them ������ent free. Als-o a cnMilogue of inecliwi-  loal and scientific bfinks s-ent free.  .   _ , ���������  Patents taken tliroush *Uunn & Co. rcccl.e  cpeciid notice In the yi-iciiliflo Anipncnii. (Oiu  thug arc broi.pht \7ldely heloretlie pnlillcwltli-  out cost to tne Inventor. '1 hi* t-nlGiidH Jmr'Vv  issued Tvoeklv clcuuntly Illustrated, hiu- by fur >c  largest circulation of nny wicnt lllc wor������ In -l,c  world.   d:}n\ejir.   Sample copies scnt'iuc.  Iluildlng Ktlitioo. monthly, jfi.50a >ear. falnc"  copies, "J.j cents. llTery nunilmr contains ueu"  tlful plates, in colors, and photocrapbn of new  houses, with plans, enabhnc bullileis to shout mc  lato������t rteslcns and cciuro contracts.  MUNN & CO> K������W TOHK, diSl  Address  lill'J    .���������.'  He Took the Pullman for Taxes.  Oily Tieasurer Mudgett Ie\ ifd on a  riilhii'-in car at Spokane on Monday  for -J200 deliiupjeut taxes assessed in  189:5. 'J'he car was on a west-bonne!  Northern Pacific train and uad several  p-issengers in it for Tacom.i and Pori-  lund. The taxes wei-i) assessed to the  Pulhii.'ii compiiiiy, ;<nd not to th.-  Northern I'acilic. Th.ne is a <piesiii.ii  as to who really <r.\ ns the. car, which  depends to a gieat extent on the tr.diii  arraiigeiiients between (he i.iiiro.ni .md  the f/uiliuau toiup.uiy. Under tho  federal statute no taxes can be levied  against inlerstnte commerce.  (c)'Xo intneiMl cl.ii.n'of tho full sizo shall be  rueoiiled'ivithont the,awiliu.Ui(iir'ouins aeeoin-  p.in'cd by m\ .illklitvlt or solemn dcohinitioa in  tho '''onn S, ni.iile by the niipliu-uiL or uomeiier-  -,on on his behalf oo���������'nu-uil of bl.e lacis :��������� Thai,  the lOK.il 'notices anil'posls have boon put up;  that minora! has been found in place on the  claim proposed to be recorded : that the ground  applied for is unoccupied by any olher person  as a mineral claim, and is not occupied by any  buildioir, or any l.'nd fulling within the curti-  In^e o\ any d-.velhrnj hoiihu, or any orchard, oi-  ,\\\y hnul" iniiler cultivation, or uny Indian  rcservalion. In the s.ud doelaiation sluill be  set out tlie name of the applicant, the number  and date of his five-miner's corul'c.ite, and the  name of Uie pliuo whore the said cerliticate  wusi'suoil, nnrtthc date of the location of the  claim. The woids written on the Ko. 1 and  Xo. 2 posts shall beset'out in full, and' as accurate a description a-* possible of the position  of the cl.uui given, having special rofereiiee to.  any prior local iono which it may join.        ,  Xo fractional mincnil claim shall be rconlod  without the wjnl iraction being added Ur Lhe  name of the claim nnd Ihe application heing ae-  omipaiiied by an aiHdaviLorsolemn declaiation  in Lhe l-'orin T.'iiui'lo by Lhe applicant, or some  pel son on his helialf ciyiiizanL of Lhe facts:  TnnL Lhe legal poslsaml notices have been put  up: that nunei-.tl has been ton ml in place on Lhe  fractional claim proposed to he recorded ; Lhat,  thoL-iouuii applied for is unoccupied by any  other pjcson as aiiiiuoral claim, and is nut occupied by any buil.liiiw. <������' any land falling  HM.1UU Llio cuilihi-jfo of any dwelling house, or  miy o.-i-hai-d, i|i-an.v land nn lei- eiilLi-..Uion, or  any Indian rosorvalion. In lhe slid de'daiation  shall be set out thc nam > ol t.'ie applicant. U'O  nuiiihei-nnd dale of his I roe miner's ccrl illcal e,  and the name ot the pla..e where thc niiid cer-  lilUato was issued, uml tho dale of the locution  of medium. 'I ho word*, written mi the No, 1  uml N.'.-Jpoils shall be set out. In lull, mid as  ill-ornate a dcsc-iplioii ns possible of lhe  position of thc claim given. A dosenpl Inn oi  (lie land hounding the fraction oliinn on all  si.l'.s <.hail Mate  whether it. Is mciint ctov.n  land ni huid on ui'icd  hy mineral claim,   wilh  t lie nam.-( of, tlio chums.   A  sUel.-h   plan shall  l)'."d!MWii   by  the  applicant   on  tho hncl-. of.  deeliriliouiihiiwiiri as  near u.s  in.i/   hi  llu i  posiLi-in of the n Ijouilng m'ncr.il  chiim-; aii.l  llilishnpo .".ml  M'.'! om..-."V...1  m   fuel   ol   t,e  friii'lion desired lo lie recorded.  Technicalities    and    blackmail     are  ciMi'ded against as follows :  "7 Im i .i.,c <>! .my dispiil J as Lo tho Id utiii'i "I i  tmi-.-ialcUhiiLhelilli-lo the clnini shall ho  r,i:i������in.'.cil a.-., ding I" the pr.niiLy of -ui.a  lo-1^1.11 siilneol I" any iiuMlinii ns to the  val-dliv of llio rc-ir.l U���������If. ."I -'"0;-1';  I���������,.!:���������,���������, lo l''io free miner haiie.g iiinipliud  ail'i all lb.- t Jim- a'i:l ��������� oiid-lioiw of IhK Ad.  ' "S. Uiionaiiydispuiii i.s lo the t'llc to anj  iiiiuc.ii! claim no inegu nriLy i a | enin C  m-OMotisiotlie (UK. ol lue rccin! of the '���������'���������">  (.t..-|-n, T.iuf imiiI- nh.ill .ill'ecl th" tUlo thereto,  and it s ,:ill i e iv-.sin.iol that   up ti tnal  (hi.-.c   '  u;>  J^rovinee. tor a great .nuinbei  to-eonie. -     , . ,   .���������..   - ���������- -  The announcement of  .the   government's policv in tlie matter created   a "  sensation iti Victoria whieli'eunniukted  Jn a lhass.m'eetin'g at the capital Thurs-   ._  day  nigli't Vvheir resolutions condom-..   I  ratory of the govi>rnnient's-.'ietipn. ajid     ;  i-ecoiiiuiending their representatives iu  .the legi.slature'to continue their efforts  to   secure   financial   support   for   the  scheme, weie passed*  The light for the railway is led by.H.  V.    IlitheU   out"   of   Victoria's   representatives   in   the   legislature   and   n  ,,  suppotterof  the governnient,  and he  lias a following of Island nienibera.-'-- "  Ibis similised  that the',bolters are.-  likely to combine with  the  opposition  and defeat the government in supply  and   thus   compel   an   appeal   to   the  eouuliy. '   '  Pteuiler Turner's action, in   refusing  the propositions of the British "Pacific "*  prouioters,'\hough it has alienated the  supnoi t of a few followers in the. House ,.  and   the'-people of Victoria, iwill   be.  acceptable to the great majin-ity of the    ,  taxpayers and .should his^ government  bo compelled  to aiipe.-il'Ui  the  people  on this issue it can be   morally  certain  of a favorable verdict. .  ,  riu;M:r"h''l'':u"-;:gc;;:,:;:.1-i:r.i ���������..;;;:. ������.!������������.������^^^- ^  f i mid.  Church Scivicm To-morroiv.  Th.el  ..���������ii.u cii  iw-ili.ir  ,)-,..    Ti'  i.,1 i. .  K -1 \ :  ruin (."!  .i.m  ,i.  .;-\i. , - of tbe Knglish  .���������. i...|.i i,. 111.- ,-!-!ioolho:ise  ,i r.   i.in. and 7::W  p.m.   by  .11a id. ���������      ,    ,     i  ���������y v, ill l.e Held ,a Li''    1 result e- ,  ,;i.-ll l, - ni.l-.-.i".  (".eii'./lg ill,   /:.yi |  (i-.il'irii-   I'erry-   iinuday .  C'.'.i.  -i ol  Trout Lake LocaLs.  Theie is plenty of oi'e on the move  between the Sihcr Cup and the LiMid-  ing'witli ipiite a stack in front-of the  Queen's Hotel here. Tliis mine is  turning out better than the most  sanguine expect or], ~S\i: McGillivray's  lirst shipnienl. of ore from Artnwhend  will prob.ihlv consist of liu; carloads.  The tunnel on the Great. Northern  is in l:5'2 feet. They Iikac IS inches  grev copper ipiartz and -0 inches  galena and grey copper. There are. 80  ions on thi; dump at this mine and the.  (pialitv of the ore is improving with  everv foot of development.  Thus. i.Mwns has had the True  Fissure surveyed by W. Henderson,  and will apply for a ciown grant.  (J. Ward and party are still packing  grub to the'Abbot!   group.  Theie has been good pay dirt pan noil  out in the creek during the past two  yvcl'S.  The     Ainciican       will  shipping as   soon   as   the  The> have a   quantity   of  ready lor rawbiding.  Numerous    enquiries     are  rcc,-i'.c<!   from    outside   -and  to  hands within a few months.  Tims. Taylor, mining leeurder, has  ietume-1 -U*-t������unp, -..and Fie.d Allen  continues to m.dce iiis weeklv trips  with the, in.lil.  Trout Lake Citv. March ffth.  oomiiience  lake opens,  oi������   sael'ed  being  several  change  T  hv    Mi  .1'  M  ���������>���������  \ ii <���������  vii: '.."held in illii' JWelhodi<i  ,,,,,.,.,, m- IJ.",. .i. A. ^���������^'"^li I ������������������-u..'l>l<iW  n���������,,iiiig'aii(l y. ("ling iJ ii ������������������1-1J<J *'���������*"  ���������illlld.i ,- .sc.ioiii ai 'l.'.'O.  In'   <<iloni.il  for. h.er del i.is  ,!-sitni[,l ion   by  I in- i- n;illi'..i .-"���������  (it   III. h Cllllll  onice   is   calling     f"r  i ������������������specting  ^iie  allegeti  ibV   United   States  of"  -r.s (1;   li:-ifci-=h terriUiry  i tl ami ili.-ilCiCie r.ilue.  mi tne Pacific coa-t nj^ui-Ut' PfJJJ.ce uL  \V.-jies JsJ.uiJ, TAC  _*������  o  THE KOOTENAY MAIL,  AHG0MENTS FOR AND AGAINST  THE GOVERNMENT'S PROPOSED TAX  ON MINES AND MINERALS.  Gilbert Malcolm Sproat, in an Open  Letter to.,the Premier, Protests  Against Taxing-the Gross Output���������  Premier Turner's Reply.  A peiusa] of, the following open,  letters vv Jl be of interest to everyone  eciicerned iu the welfuie of the mining  industry in tin's piov ince and in Kootenay especially. -Mr. Sprout's long  , lesidence ami   intimate  knowledge   of  riie piogiCis of mineral development I means; the "bonder" usually i.s not peril! Kuutouay emfuently qualify him milled lo ship ore except, lor sampling  to'tivat of the subject   dealt   wilh   in    pm-| o-cs. The l.iUcr, as i.s well known,  miiu-ral bearing1, may be commercially  valueless, or there may Im no roads,  railwajs or coiicentiaturs anywhere  near the claim. The man's mind is nut  upon the output but upon the' ojieuing  up of his prospect for the purpose  slated. ' 111 tbe case of the prospector,  then-lore, !he proposed tax will be a  tax on mining juoeesses, rather than  on values that might be properly the  subject of taxation.  So with the mines that are further  advanced. Say when the. purchaser or  bonder of piospecls replaces the .pros-  pcctoi and undertakes work of. a  similar nature, but on alargei .scale: A  purchaser may ship me' if !;<���������  has  I lie  his  is l-nc-r, and Premier Turner's   reply j and a>. .Mr. Pinch authoralively stairs  mav   lie   laken   as   tbe    best,    possible    from bis own   exjies ien.-e,   may  spend  uii-  defeuce. which   can   be   made   of   the  (InvcrnuieiiL's pioposal.   The following  is the letter which, iu his   capacity   a.s  ch'legate from the, Slocan.   Mr.   Spi''oat  adilies-ed    to' J Ion.    .1.    11.    Turner,  IVemiVr and iWim'.slcr'ol' Kinanee:  .Sin, ��������� As a special delegale, on other  ,   matters from the .Slocan, I a in requested to >ay on behalf of lhe mining population of  that   disl'-ict,   that.   Mie   proposal ho i,ax"i he  gross output, of ore,  is, in   their judginenl.,, open   to many  objections.   Tbe chief objection to the  pioposal   is, ���������that   it   singles   out   for  special taxation a, precarious, ;md upon  the whole, at present, unrein uncivil ive  industry.  .There is-, f   imagine,   a   glamour   in  .   mining  for the   precious nu-tals,   and  a-ouni1 its prizes,   from  time  to  time  heard of,'which prevents a correct appreciation  by  the  public: of  the   real  nature of'such mining in general.   The  'industry is in fact precarious, and  will  never cease to be uncertain. -It is very  laigely in the hands of poor men, who  ;, .subsist for the most part,   1   may  also  say, upon credit and hope.    These men  chiefly pay.the   large   milling  revenue  u hich the government now   gets,   and  no such revenue is paid  by  any other  industrial  class  in  the  country.    The  miner  is   taxed   before ,h ���������  begins  to  prospect,-and on almost eveiy business  transact inn afterwards relating  to  his  claim while he conl inues to hold it, and  lie is supposed  to   pay   a   fee   on   its  abandonment.        ' ���������       ,  To add to these burdens is a very  serious proposal. It is very generally  ���������and with some reason���������asked by  many in the district, why the mining  , avocation should be singled-out from  the other avocations of the people and  tieated exceptionally? It is, a mis-  .conception of fin t, that mineral claims  are a class of property .specially, valuable and foo lightly (axed at present.  ^Mineral land in Kootenay has less real,  ascertainable value, than any other  kind of land in the Province, and as  abovesaid,'the industry of working it  ' bears heavy bunions already. This  misconception arises no doubt ti-om  the eifect of Ihe glamour above  in.-nt'ioned, and also perhaps, is not  unconnected with ideas inherited from'  the time.'when necessarily tlie'lnilk of  the column! revenue had to be obtained from the  miner  " by   hook   or   bv  any amount fiom $.">,(Kin to ij?2i������,(H������!  oua lioiided claim  and   then  abandon  il with the total loss of the expendiliu r.,  Why should bis gallant enterprise--a  merely tentative pi oce.ss--be lun-i'e ici'l  ���������>vil h a gi ievous impost on  an  output  that is   lo   him   unusable,   and   dead.  Again,   even    when   claims   at,lain   'a  higher dignity, it by no means follows  that the gross output of   mineral-be,ir-  ing substances i.s a  proper  subject   for  taxation-    'A   large   amount   of   dead  woikhas'lo  be   underlaken,   l.nih   in  shipping mines nnd   regular   divideiul-  paying mines.    The presence comparatively near the -surface, of  a    considerable   proportion  of1 high-grade-,   clean  shipping ore, has caused the yioi-au   lo  be called "a pooi man's camp," and ' so  in a sense  it  really  is,   hut   probably  three-fourths of  the ore  requires  concentration,and the  return's  from   the  shipment of clean ore have to  piovide  for  this;  and,   more  impoi taul ly.   for  tunnels and other proving'and development work which is  being  carried   on  may cover the premises with hundreds  of tons  of  commercially   useless   material, vet elas.s.-ihlc as mineral-hearing  substance, within the   meaning of  (he  pioposed law. ��������� ', ,       -.  held, are not complained of as onerous or unju.stiiinhle, and the rights,  privileges and protections enjoyed in  return are a substantial quid pro quo.'  The large amount of expenditure on  the part of tlie Government necessary  to open up mining districts and render accessible mining properties, without which development would be im-  pi.n.sible, and which* altogether in the  past has been, and must in' the future  continue fo be, a very large sum annually, demands asa necessity for1 its  continuance and in'justice to all other  interests-'that mining should contribute  adequately and equitably to " the  revenues of the Province. If the industry be u precarious and uncertain  'one. and   is  .still 'unieinune'rative,   (he  argument in l'a\or of  its exemption on  that account applies with even greater  force to lhe responsibilities of the government in relation lo il, and ! fear, it1  cariiedto a   logical   conclusion   would  react   unfayoi-aiily    on    those    whose  interests are   involved.    The   Government has iiiii, ami  cannot,' under  the  promiMiig condition  of a I fairs  at (he  present lime, take that view <if it. The  prku-iplo of taxation   upon   which  the  Government   is  proceeding  is  that ,-i  mine represents a value, given to it   in  a piopnrliojin! degree by the exertions  of the Stale in behall'  of  the  industty  ,-is a whole,' and   that  the  mineral  in'  place is part of the royal   domain.    As  such It is legitimately .subject   to 'taxation.'   Tin* value is only to ,he   determined   by   the output.    Therefore,  a-s  only producing mines can   have  yahie  iu  the proper   sense,   only   producing  mines can lie taxed, and  .the   prospector anil claim owner are  exempt,, from  all  burdens  and   development    is   not  reiarded thereby.  " Vour sitaienient that'* a specific  ob-  i'jccthiu lo the" pioposed . tax   is  that  it  wili be an   impost   upon   mining   process���������taxing not \alue, but the process  to'    di.-c-jv.ir     value,     which 'process  commonly has a negative  result,"   involves   a    line    distinction,    cleverly  div.vv n, to which  due   regard   must   he  bad; but the distinction is  one  which,  without proper limitations, would lead  to wholesale evasion.    The   process  of  discovei ing value is ncvei  at   an    end,  and a mine may  hi.-  said  to  be  never  fully dew-loped   until   the  last, ton  of  ore is in sight. The line must be drawn  upon pr.ic tic.il. common sense ground  bOiiiewhere, and iu my opinion when a  1 would respectfully add,   in   conclii-| mine is1 pioiliu-ing and,:shipping ore   in  - ion, that great care is necessary at  this tune in dealing leuislatively with  our West Kootenay mines, Tlie low  pi ice of lead has caused one mine that  I know of, to be shut down within tlio  last fortnight. If tlie Republicans regain power in the United States at, the  coming election, and' re-impose the  high duty', on, silver-lead ores,' the  change will diminish the tax-paying of  n.o-it of the mines in'the Slo.-.iu and 'in  other parts of West Kootenay. The  constitutional hearing of a Provincial I  tax on ore "shipped foreign," as being |  (;ie legular way. no nnl tor what  liut.ier pi oi es-es are iu contemplation,"  it has i cached ihe stage where the assessor may take cognizance of it,. 'The  same argument with equal force may  he applied' to every industry in tlie  coiinti'y, and asa inalter. of fact they  are all on all fours. We do not wait  lor a farm, or a mei chant's stock, or a  manufacturing enterprise in, pay a  dividend'bel'ore taxing if. Now, as to  the particular clause in the assessment  hill under consideration; the objections  raised are largely a misapprehension  as to what it proposes., 'ihe phiase  '��������� on lhe ditinp','"'which seems to have  been inipoitcd into the discussion, does  not occur, out, 'as you will see, the  term "on the mum.g premises" is u..:ed,  i   w.dely.dif-  .obedient serva nt, '  GlI.BICIlT M'ALCJOL.U Sl'UO.VT.'  PREMIER TURNER'S REPLY:  I  to some extent of the noture of an  expo; t duty. I'shall   not here discuss.    I ' which has another and  have   the   honor   to    he,     Sir.     your ,' f,'r,1"'"t '"eaoing. _  tile value ol ,tut; "'gross output is  only to be determined 'hy whal��������� thiol c is worth a.s it lies on the picmises,  nr, in other words, what a smelter  company would pav for it, in the same  way as a defiler would  appraise  grain  lr     ��������� .       _ ,-    .   ' ' in a farmer's barn or an animal  in ,his  He  bays the  Government Desires to ! held iL he vv-i.-iud to buy it ami accept  be Just and Reasonable. ' delivery ������������������ >\������������' pivmi.se.,.   in effect, it   ��������� I is the net   value.   I>c(.'iilse   lreight  and  Sni.-I    have    Lhe    In ���������    to     ack- ' ���������".���������llci- r * b-u-ge-   n.iist   be   taken   into  ,   . .  .       .       ,        , . coiisidei-.n urn in Iriii'i- tlie price.    It is  nowledge with   thanks  the  receipt   ot    .d_.1( fuirher proj osed' to deduct .������������ per  i yourcommiiuicutionof the*������>th uliituo, ' ton .is <m   aliov.ame  for   the   tost  ,of  The patient   ass still   carries ! in which, c-n b 'half of the mi'niuir P"pc- I i.'ismg tin- ore.   The last named  pro  1 ^.ti... ���������.,._., ^ Ljlt. ohjcc-lion  . crook,  t ic-loaded pannier1-', though thecountry j latum of the Slocan district, you prolong since has been organised, socially ] sent their objections lo Lhe proposal  and industrially, in the normal fashion, j contained in the amendment;- to the  with "distributed industries and a liu^i' i .i-'-c-nit'iil nil/ ik������v lvf'ore tie- Hou>e  a mount of realized non-mineral prop- i to, as you put it, "tax the gros> (.liberty. | put " of ore. Owing to' your iong're-  If you take the aggregate expeiiditm e ' sidence in Lhe Pi ov'inc.e and your iuli-  on the thousands of location records i mate .knowledge of the district' for  that have come lo nothing, and also i which you ^peak. as vv ell as of Ui.- v,,-  l he expenditure for assessment work I rioiis ininititr ph-iM'-: which.the Pt-ov.  on a percentage of tlie������e claiiu-s, and ; im e ha1-, experienced, yoin view-, a:e  count���������which you may do almost on I worthy of and will receive' the carcfiii  your fingers���������the resubmit shipping  mines, bearing in mind that shipping  tnines do not necessarily mean dividend paying mines, some idea may be  f irmed 'of lhe   vast   total   expenditure  , in money alone, without reckoning  ought'for the labor of prospectors required throughout ll.'. di-slrict to  eliminate and establish the t.-w niiiu-s  of tin- lafti-r category which w.- at  pre?c>nt p'l.s.sess. 'I hi? cnnsider,iU(>u  also miis-f. iuimi-dia'ely --uggesi l!ie un-  ib-sirablcin���������.- 'of adiling lo (lh.il  I'llnliiinll-. .Hid largi lv imp.'oiluct il c  e^pei'dit u; e by titil'.iir l..\alion, {ii)(|  part icul.'trlv   bv    tax,.1 ion    Ih.il      mav  is   to  Lax is a  pro-  consideration   of tin- Govcrnui'-ut  have read with interest til.-elal  of your  object/Ions   to   the   bill,  assume      lhat      von    sb.iri     lull  f  :t tior.il ...:i  ).-(i   I  Die  opinion-vv im h yon s.i v   are   "\'pi-css.-(J  [ by   the  mining, population  ol   Slocan  ��������� di.sLi irL, .ipd <<ii the assumption 11. .1  i your main pivniiM-^ ,o-e i iu-i w-l .is to  [ the obji'.-t o|" t he proposed l<\fi-l,ii ,oii,>  , theie is much m vv hat folio vv s m vv Im h  1 I could concur, for to vv hale, i-r .-M-'iil  ! VM' t.ngJtt di-.iglee as ((> lip. pi.iclii-.J  1 eiVe( t ol    the bill   in    i.p'M'.it ;oti,    I    ;i!,i  qui! e ,1 i  one vv li il you III ���������lcpldr.,!g,.i'li*. '  ��������� t'ling thai  ivonl-l ch-c'k oi  ii-i,.|.I it     in  , it-* developiiieiii  s[,i^, -. o.- vv ..o|.j  pj .. .  ���������ck til" cvollll ion   o!    pio-qieclr.    i 111 o j  ll poll it a ll \   i: n |1i-| .-s-a I y I Hi I. l.-ii ..  vision tatrly mei  low gi.nie ore. anil as tin  portion.il one. ,ii! v.-'.lues are treated  .similaily over ,1'ul above the cost of  raising, which >s more or le s common  Lo .ill i l.issc- of (-te. Smelter returns,  t'lt" comse, wili be con-idered in fixing  th- as~.e.ss,ib!c \,ih e. 'J'his method has  h'e.i di-<-ic'..'it np()n as preferable to an  inc;;iisi;<ii iai e>amii.a;ion of the books  !���������; ii:iiie-ov\ :;.-!-s. io vvh'ch th-ie would  I e ir.ivr obj -i lions on (licit part. In  i .,.-e r,f eomj.biii,I ot <iv. r-asse.sspient,  t'lci-'- is a pro. .���������(hire of recourse, but  upon the mine owner will rest, the  o:i';.s of ; i o\ ing his complaint by sworn  -i.i!cm"nf a-< lo his prolii.s. 'Theie may  ':.',! little I'li'ficilty and   .some   friction  at :u-  p-r;ei  lUi-.ll"  lli.-ry  g ving  '.(���������>��������� i.i i  t, hu!  :n tune,   vvith   greater  ex-  . e ni:  I be pat t of rts-,essofS, these  v> i'i     :-'jjiil-t(e     th''ins-elves.  , j tec.u'ii ion    yill    be   taken    in!  i;i-i ; ii' i ion.s to | lie  assessor:- 'to j  I tin- law   is  c.ii'i i< d   out   in   ac- |  ���������nd,.ii ���������-   w .r I.  ihe  spjrL'arid   intent j  i'.i,-t r.iNU   '������������������'���������  b-i.i.-r.   and   th.s.will i  ',-ii-M ll.'i- v. i! n di-. i .-tionary pi.vvei s i  ii.i-. io  a- 'ni   r  |i- --'!!i!i-. ii'i-i-ilt' and  ���������lev IV'   ! ):������������������ UI "| ei d  -!   (let ion he| Ween  '  t 'ii   p' i.,  Yi..i   v^  o/iii!'. ',  I   trip.... ,  1 re.it' d <���������  j "Cl 11   I ' "  ��������� i',.1  in  i'i  line.  'I.-fill  Ihe  .Oil  1   o'  Iimi"-.  A s|,i.< iiii ol.jei lion iii the iiroposcd  tax istb.it il will be an imp.,-I upon  mining |iiihi���������<"-. la-iim,' n-M v..lue  but t he pi nc v, to dis< over value, which  process commonly has ,i i.cl'.iI i-.i  result.     {���������"<>[    in-t.ilice,   the    p: ospoctoi  who   stumbles   on   a    hki ly   pie, e   ol i t he people and trealei  nii.-K-r.il ground is < on I'i on Led wii u   lhe I Thai is a preseni.'ii.vm  following fact���������in nine eases out of ten  that immediately and continuously   Inmost i,ii-c and put out mineral hearing  sllbstaie-es, Siibjeel, jl lhe p|o,,o,ed  Hill becomes l.ivv, fo l,.-i if.il ioti. and lo a  practically impossible literary ii.rn-s-  polidence with the assessor in order lo  liud lninet nl iu ]dace for the pin pos" of  bis record, and aflerwai (Is lo deleriniii.-  whether there is any ore-body vvoilb  working. The latter, par! icularly, is a  process so dijlicult, urirerl ain nnd  expensive that few pros-pe< tm-.s .ir, ever  able to carry it old. Their utuio'-l  expeclation is that by spn.di.ig on the  claim wages earned els-cwhere, or  borrowing money or gelling ������ ppli ���������.  from friends they may perhaps in Hie  couiseof years, open the claim 01,1  with such indications lhat so a- ricliej  man will " bond " and further lest ''���������-.  property. Iu the meantime ll:>- mi-ier's  output asi( lieson t   ejreii'i esjhoilgh  Yi'ii --,-ij   " I lie i bid ob j.-< I  . hi   11,   I >,..  plopo-.l!   |s   lhat    ||   .|���������ir||S   of il      |l   |      -j   ...  ci.il li gis|,,tiori. .1 pi "C.irioi|s and. i.pi,ii  the vv bole, at pte>ent an mn .-niiiu  ������������������I ,il iv c iml'|s| i y," and _v oo .t-k "'why  tlie mining avoiahou s],,aili] lie ^i ,.  gh'd oul' fiom I li" ot ll"l .'v..' .(( )oh;, -.!  "\( i-plior.allv '.-'  ii ; In- ca-e I le  cor, ecl.nes-, of which I cannot admit.  11' we pioposed to I,.-eat mining ' ev;cep.  tioiia'ly. and li .il I-.,   i-   I   l ike   ii,   (i,e  gl a V .nil.-II     ' f     v.- i,r    .  '.,1-cl inn   .    Ill.'ie  wouIcllen.ee   ,i.   ;,(���������.',i    iim.ijl-,   hut,  wedoiK't.     (hi   the   oll-er   hand,   it   is  pi op.,,.-.| io place mining on  an  ci,iinl-  il V   \\ ii ii ,.l mn" a v oca I ii ii,-, vv n,, ., ,,p   h,  ihe piescnl   ll   h.'ls not been.     'I la    G'oi-  eriimeiil.    in   common   wilh   all   .itli< '  Governments, imposes ,i   |;,x  on   land  values, peisomiJ jiroperly,    morlgages, '  income-,   sue essious,    slocks.in.trade, I  ('!(���������., aim ihe only values v he h hit her- j  to have   ciijiyod   iiiimunily   aie   I hose 1  arising mil of   mining   opeial.ons.     fn '  neailv   ���������  erv country iu whii )i   mining1  l.sc.irii    ..     .   nines are  lav;i"liii    .nine |  way    i   ,-   |.,.    purpose   of    pi n<hicing '  rcve   nc, and in.iiiily on the om    i|. I  '!'.'..��������� fee- and   'ic-nses  to   wl i h   y ii '  I efer as  i   ,po-e<|   u i   pro  pec!,,,   ,       ,,|  i lie i oiidifio li I'.-r winch cli,! ns  aie  a 'i  ,i  ��������� i r  vl '  .1  C i.i i .'li'  V,���������-    lb.'   ,  I:- '��������� I-,':,.-  d IV a- I/.-  .u, .i|ii|i (  of i dli | 'il  ',(,'.!   ol .'.  1    i -1        s,p     ll  .' ii".;'        1   ,1Mi(!  -   l i. -.    '|(ii !ltl,  i.V   .1      1',.1-s  i,   \e.\     111 ,,W  ill   t .i'i'\  I e.i--  that    (Ixy  nihil.-n' j  t ..; i, e onlv |  .    I.ll    .is    th'-  ���������I. .���������...;   I     e,"  ('!   pi i,dm - '  ' .  I.   picv  .il  .'. - i 11.. 111   ,111   .  .!!(!". Till  ,.-    bur    \i hat  iii. ( t nig   of  ���������r   tl,/-  i,tbei  ���������ii.iiii  i   i'ii;  I iii  ���������til      e  .1..  '    s|  I V.I III.  I   T(-,>  .v!wu-r  T  I/..  lie  til"      (nil        \  h'.li'il   !-, b.-��������� Ho  f I"  Awarded  Highest   Honors���������Worid**   Fair,  MOST PERFECT MADE.  A pure Grape Cream of Tartar F'owcler.   Free  from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant,  40  YEARS THE STANDARD.  ���������������  $  1 ��������� i 'o r  If you want to reaeh the People ih the North Riding of West Kootenay  ��������� i , i ( ij  YOU SHOULD       ���������       n .  ootenay.MaL  You can g*et it done at the " Mail" OflS.ce  LOW IN PRICE AS IN ANY -OFF ICE  OOOOOOOOOOOO   0000*00000000000.OO0'OOOOOO"O  RE\ELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C.  ^L^^^^^s^^^^^^^^^^^^mrW^^^m^mim^  ���������if.'?.- a  THE KOOTENAY MAII  JU.  PAGE *  \������j   O.  ii������������i.ijkimhi"iiiiii   iinirrwT ir i������*i>*i'"ip������a"������w-i-y,y*s"f-*^^ -iw-w��������� ������������������-������*��������� ������������������!������������������*���������'���������> "'.������������������n  '���������������  Oft  l*o buUuj;  KUSXK^SI  tf  Q  9  f  a-  i i ' , **amtJ' a������] '  ^JLaL'Sj  ?  (9  9  ^a  ���������4-1  O'  ".fl.t.f*  > -> ���������������  O^^LHL  - ^T"-OZtsFOE ���������-J^JSTH)  B  District,  ,t ,o     ,    I  ECUB13     G-OOI3 VlB-^RGkA-IZBTS.  is situated in the Lardeau  the   centre   around  which   some   of   the  -.radiate.  ��������� Large quanti-  ties ���������' of ore are now heing1 shipped, and  rush  .x  is    expected    in    tne    spring.  Buy now, while good and centrally located lots are still to be bought at moderate prices.  -������������������ ">'������ .iiS'Vii'.M."."," ,  kutvv  W1    *vT   (���������       .        '      ������.-  aw***'* ?K:  PAGE 4.  THE-KOOTENAI' MAIL.  A TRI-WEEKLY SERVICE  To Southern Kootenay Adopted by the  C.P.R. and C. & K. Nav. Co.  Commencing to-morrow ;i tri-weekly  set vice, lietwcen Revelstoke ;ind all  point."- in southern Kootenay will lie  inauaurated bv the C. P. K. and the  C. it K. N.iV. , Co. Tlie increased  freight, .mid, passenger tr.iliic; have  rendered better tr;in*,port;ition facilities .a iwcos'sity and this concession to  the growing needs of tlie territory  served by 'these companies has not  been granted any too soon. The completion of the Kevelstoke. ������t Arrow-  Lake branch has rendered this change  possible and. no doubt, tlie business of  the main line will be materially increased thereby. Tho change will also  be 11 are.it convenience lo the travel-  lina public,   enabling   I hem   to   make.  " ���������       '      r I I '  close connections from the east and to  all points west. Tlie new schedule, i.s  a.s follows:  r.oisc. SOUTH.   ���������    <���������  Heave Revelstoke" -I   p.m.   Sunday,  Tuesday, Thursday;  leave   Arrowhead  8 p.ni'. Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday ;  arrive Nakusp 12 p.m.'Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday; arrive Itobson noon  Holiday, Wednesday Friday; arrive  Nelson 2:45 p.m. Monday. Wednesday,  Friday; arrive Trail (5 p.m. Monday,  Wednesday, Friday, and arrive at  llossland tlie same evening. <-  o , fiOlXG   NOKTII.  'Leave Trail 6 a.m. Holiday, Wednesday, Friday*; leave Robsou 7 p.m.  Monday,' Wednesday, 'Friday; leave  Nakusp 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday,  Saturday; leave Arrowhead 1:40 p.m.  Tuesday Thursday, Saturday; arrive  at Revelstoke 3:30 p.m. Tuesday,  Thursday, Saturday.  To make through connections passengers from the west will leave Seattle  9 a.Tn.,and New, Whatcom, New Westminster and Vancouver at 2 p.m. Saturday, Monday and Wednesday. This  service will be maintained   throughout  ^ the season,   and   the   only   chan'ge,   if  , any, will be to improve it   by   making  four, instead of three trips a week.   -������_  ,  ��������� The Remedial Bill.  IIP*  1 Us!  PORTABLE!    PRACTICAL!!    ECONOMICAL !!!  The attention of prospectors and miners is called to the  merits of a new improved apparatus, for testing and smelting  various kinds of ores and minerals, also separating'and refining  base bullion, etc. '' ,  Manufactured by a chemist and metallurgist, who thorqugh-  ly^understands the wants of the assayer, the pr-sspector, the  miner, thc chemist for laboratory test. for������ali furnace work, such  as mcltiny. scorifvinc>\ coupling, fusing in platinum' crucibles,  testing of sampling charges, roasting, enameling, etc.. (Any  kind of fuel.) v  , This furnace is built in two halves lor easy transportation,  is complete in itself, made of :-.heet steel with cast iron slag and  metal spoiits, wind supply pipe and knock-down bottom.   '  This Handy Prospect rum-ace is of thc Cupola type, with  extent ion for smelting ores, capacity iooo to 5000 pounds per  heat, according to the character of ores. No prospecting outfit is complete without it.  Agents Wanted.   "For  Prices  and Further  Iiiroraiatinn,  AiMrass,  National Ore and Reduction Go.*'  415 Locust Street, ' '   '      St.  JL-ouis, ,Mo  Local and Personal  Items.  R   V. 'iVitipieee,  of  l.iu*   Kilinonlon  Xcw-i was in town this- week.  II. W.  Nortbey,   of  the  Pronjjrdor,  ariived from Kossland to-1l.1V.        .  ,,      ,  The (ir.it trap shooting of I he se.-i'-nii  took iilac-e >\*e(1nesday on tbe grounds"  of  tbe gun club.  Dr. G.-itevvoocl "Dentist"' will lie in  Revelstoke, at the Vielor'ui Hotel,  about March 1(51! 1, prepared to do all  kind* iif dentnl work.  Messrs. Jone--, Spink & Finbovv have  dis])osed of their interest in tbe Kam-  loops Sriifiiicl to Win. I3aillie. of New  Westminster. ,  Notice.���������Will the person who took  a neck-tie, from the Cl. P. H. bridge  house about two \VPck-. ago, belonging  to ('. F. Lake, 11lea.se return the   same.  ���������FllEU Fkaskr.  1 ,  The,business   portion   of' tlie   coni-  A Chii ajjo court bus derided that the  |iiiyuii>iit of an insin .-ince policy CiUiiiot  be rcsi-ti'd sin r-S-r'nlly on Uie' |i!e:i ,,of  misstatements as to general health,  .-Mid I hit Ihe policy itself is the final  atrreemc'iil, between the 'c-omiianv and  the insured, .-mil "could not be varied  by pi evions statements o! the pailics."  A nieetin^ of tins jj-radu.Uus "of Mc-  Giil University residing in Hellish (Jol-  uinbi.i will lie held in the Metropolitan  Club, Vancouver,, on Wednesday,  March 25l,h, l.S0fl,"at2 p.m., for tin-purpose of organizing oil a permanent  basis a "McGill Graduates' Society,"  electing oflicers and tiansaetir.g any  other business relating thereto.  BSVSLSTOKIE  3B.C:  !5eW3l  fS������  IUST-  No. 189.  Certificate of the Registration of a  Foreign Company.  niunity    will     appreciate     the     new    ������. t.oail.ASIBH,   A(.,,-,   p ���������n.   1V     VN���������  .-i.-r.-ingiMiH'iil regarding the down river j Ajii-.'NUI.vu Aci's.  trafliu, which  will  ail'oid   three  ni.iils 1 , n  per week instead ot;.,two.   '     , j " French   Creek'   Liming'   Company "  John   Sweeney,, .T.   McOle.irey   and  (Foreign).  Not since the ]'eil aflair   has   there  been'   a   question    before   pai-liaiuent  which bus occupied so large a share  of  public    attention    as   the   celebrated  Remedial   Bill now being discussed at  Ottawa.    Sir Charlcm   Tupper   moved  tlie second reading last week, and,, the  debate promises to last, for some   time.  The'attitude assumed by   Sir. Laurier,'  Jwider of the opposition, was a surprise j cuperati  to both the government and the  conn- j     ^  y_ Shaw h.i- been appointed (j. P. ' ""'i1-''1 ,lt tliu.v.'it.v m M'.iu.uiUou n. tin. siak-  * it*. j or \, is;on.-..11. v...-  Pete Levesapie arrived from   the  Hend  to-day.    They have  been" wot king  011 j  Itotfistorud tlio 11th day of I'ebniiu-y, lS'.M!.  to-day. I Hey have Heen wot king oil | j- HKi:KHY certify Iimi I luvc this duy rcsN-  the O.msolation. on French creek, for | *- i'.'1',0,'." li."' " l"''''''"l' l'"������* Minim; Cum-  some niontiis  and  came   down   to   re- 1 iJ,m, IV.. l".i\j.sii.iti-in of Kcivua I'omiiiinics,"  ami iiiiiu'i I'ilc' Act-".  Tin;   ln-.id   tiliu u   cf  I lie   -.iii!   C'oin;i.i.iy  'try, who expected he would move:some. u.,af,onL'.,,.  K,.|���������Wna.   B.C..   and  left  temporizing   amendment,   but to f th������ j {m Tu(lsll.iv (o.,SMllm. (|���������. duties of the  s������urprise of all, he has, by moving   the   p,,,.^,,,,,.      ..,j,..- Mlu��������� s   m,!llv  i,.,,,,,,,,  six.monLli-, lioist, ni.ade the bill itself a , {wn% wiu ^h him pV(M.v M1W(_.S:, hl hw  straight i8'su������  which   will   decide   the  jiciv splu-i e of i.ibor.  A.  Tliu ulyoclsfor v !::oh tlie C'(iitii..u.y i������ tsl.ib-  l.slio.l .11c .���������'lo tji'.ruli.ise, .'.lhu.io. iip.'i-.itv.'. cv-  cluing".:, l.-il.I, in.ii-rj,v.:(.-. ii-ll, I'M-.- .i.id (.-diivi-j  iii'iio". iiii'i.'i.ils or i.ui'l- .���������',in.iin.nLcii'.--.e1'ii)()s<'(l  lo 1 oii'.ici 111:11'.-". iiiiiii'i.ils, iloposil-.or iiui'iloi-  oa- -.'.lid- or L^'-.ivoi-. im.l t-ou jr.iilv* to t-ny.iurii  in tho iiiiiii'i^ l.'is'riij-s, ieiil tn iljv'isl.iji .n..I  u|ici.vt<: in'iu's of all kind-., .nnl to ciii;a'^c in  11   Mefilllivi iv vel'T -led fiom   Tiouc i r'"'i '-''l"1':> ,Jil "!0 1>"'"il"-'-"' "f P'i'''-'l'a~-iii',', .���������(���������(���������(.���������a-  i;. .\KAiilllv i.yv  Kl.l. .11 u nom    1.out    ]MK   , ol._t,..ltJ|iJlir, opcnuns.; nnd  in.i'iit.iiiiiiij;  b.ld    1l.1r.1-. 1-1111.1l->. ������litj."iio-.  vv.'l.-."-w.iy-.  ic-ovv nn-,  . ,..,.,! 1 ��������� ' nalvs.    I!';,in.'.,    r.uv-n.i" -,    -I.ik.c-,, 1 r'liincl-.  been look. 1111; alter   the   ore  silipiiK-'lits , .v.itor-m.uiK plpjs. 111 .chlnc-ry. lurlilin.'i .mil  \lr    McG'liiv i-.iv    li^t'nc- s.Mt.tbli.  nruc-'-.i v  or L-iniv-ciilcnt loi  '   *     *; ' '���������      tin; utili/.iiicui ot v.iuur for the imi-|H-,v nf hy-  .1   li.iniwav   built   111 | dni'ilii 1.1.1c;: iniimi^. or olhui-.v:������'.���������: to do .in-t  a.'i-lui in 1 vciy.-ct -nut iluiii{iii)l livn in-pt'tUn-d  tir.t << In *!i line Ijo iili.c--.vi-.', pinpci o.- i.\pedi-  r,,i     ..���������'���������   .'���������.  ,   .,    ,   "...   .   ,1,.   (,, ,.1,,,,    cue fur the.- --i.-.o-s oi- [irolu  ot  this C'ois'pivny,  Liiewee^iyii.-inceswhiciiMr. (tor-lon    llot illlloll>.,u.���������, ,,.t!) ;:;W; ,w.\ ei nursn v.,U ot  opposition to federal inUifercuce, with ; has conducted tb-oiigbout  the  wintei    .^mii^o-^ ^o^:; ^.i'"^^,."^"^:  Manitoba   The Dominion C-Jovernmeiit.   will be broiiiiht to a clo.-.-, bv  ;i  Calico   7jL-iei ������i-e*ii.isxii������ ..n������i d:'sp"'-c of, nil kinds, of  Ball at. RotirnVs Hall. Tue.-dav evening    ro.v! o'r por-on.tl  pn.pcnv. ������n.l to .ivcn.-u all  5"*." '.. tV,'"..'.'  V-A A".">������ <{i\  Our   advice 'to    tliosc   about,   to. .marry,    is :--  >.>���������** '"- V,-v,  %M  ���������"-i>:  B  :?-���������/  But   if, you    MUST   marry;    why :~jr-z^ir  O TO  the    Post   Office store    and,   buy'   your    outfit    there,  complete   stock ' of   Gents    Furnishings    always  f ' i        '  hand.    Shirts,    Shoes   and   Suits   a   specialty.  A  on  -**i\ir  V  ���������    slt������- >��������� -V  ' ..������/.j,v^.  o  fat-e'of the  government.    P.uty   lines  lire Said'to, be   breaking   up  over   tlie,,   , ,,.,-, , .  1.  . .   c a ii       ]���������    e  ! Lake   on, vv ednesdav,   whcie   He  isurc but, as vet, few ot the   disat- ' s  ���������nc  ^   fected ones have declared   themselves,  d the  outcome if- uncertain.    It   is  an  conceded by all parties that Laurier  has strengthened his chances in the  country by adopting a course of straight,  1 from   Ttoul    Lake.  1 says t'iK?i e w ill In  1 the Tr(:ut. Lake eoiiulrv iii'VL've.u .  has'invited   Pijjmiei" Green way to   a' ������,iu in ...M,,,,es on,,, n.'-.o v-vt-,,.;,s   p,,,..^,,,!,,,,,,.),,,;,,,,^,,,,.,,,,^ biMm.-,  conference  and   theie    is   the    barest ' next, , the   17tb.    The   orche������!ia   will   r">n>,'-' s.iniloijj.n-. hcixei -pui.iiud.'oi .my of  *"  'lie enim-i!-tiH.k of lh"-an" ('nisip.uiv is  two  n.i.'Iion'(i, ii.i,--,    d.Miu-d   ii'to    t/.-.o    luindii;.!  hope that the question may be   settled    furnish the mu-ic  ,'imicably.      " . '     Hi. and iir-. D. Alton relurned from  " " ' 'Out oio last   week   and   will   ptob.ihiy  'l make theii  Home here.    The b iv s were  all -j*Ud to welcome Pan Lack.    ll������-h;ts  ,,-!->--1 /--,  11     1      ������      1 1   1     1   ���������  -i        re-uiued   his   old   position    ^itii     (he  " Red Gallagher,     who   choked   jailor  Miles one morning  last   January   and  GoUThr.ee Years.  Thomas Mansfield, better know ti  as ;  tsi.u^in 1 -i. t.-i- o; iht. p.ii" v.ili -j of ton ticllai's  u.i.,1-.. '  Gi". .11 rn'li-v my I'.ui'l .vncl -".vi of ollico at  Viit.ir.it. l'iovii!-.:o of l*ntiJ!i (.'(iluinliiit. liils  ii*h nay of Kolirriarv. IS'T".5.  t;-ll {l^s.i      ri   V. WOOTTOX.  ( 11. ^'-ir.ir 01 .loint Slock t 'oinp.mics.  bridvte ci ew.  ��������� :d" of e i,-v  "nil-, 1) r������ II-,  .lis',   ml ". ti  ���������escaped, taking Miles's inonsv, valu- ," The dep.-i-tr.r^of (". K. Sh.iw f<u- the  alile-s, and a suit of clothes, and who Okan.1g.1n. uh.-re he wilt j.-i 'f,.i.n-e  w-U captured a few davs .ifterward-i. \ '^ide, n-tessiuted In- u-i-n.tt;,.;: i.t  eleoted-to be-tried uuder the Speedy , the seciv-ai yship ot Jin- 15-iaui ot  Trials Act," and the chaises against Trad-. Tbe v.scancy vv,,- fUn-d at a  him were heard by Count", court judg" ' nn-.-l uiv,- or the Boa:d on Uv-dn������ s l.r,  Spink?- thib- afteVnoou. Jle ple.ideti !,y the ele. tiou of .Lis. W. "-'.������i 1.  guilty to taking 70-odd dollars of,' P. yValker, b-.ave- for I:-." ci-t U>-  Mibis's money, also hi-* watch, levolvc-r j mot-row t^> visit his old home i,",r  and suit of clothes, but denied taking ^ .Milton. Out. Pete's inti-f���������ts in iniii-  the other ?1S0 Miles claimed he ctici. \lrj: pope; n������-s <r;\.- [.mnn-e of eoabii: (.-  Jle also denied choking Miles into i  nem-ubilitv. He admitti-d dioking bun.  tie raised the point chat he did not  break jail, thai Im -imp!;, nnin.-kid (!.-������  door and walked out without 11 sour  force. But a-j lie ple.uL'd iruiltv Io  larceny and assaulting in oliic-j unci  escapiiii,' fiom jail, the judge- s.-iiten. ed  him to thiee ve.irs in the poiiit'-ut 1 n v  Th- seiltetlee ib  no!  a s-veie    .me,     bill  when  it   i������.   served   '1 honi.i-    Manliehl  will prob.iblv   oucluct    hnns'������lf  liniifiSt mini .i-(  lung   1 boi I'.if't':"  remains in llriij.sh  Cobiiiibi.i.  'J'r'ibini'\  A Matter of Ta-ste.  To Whom  It May Concern  Ic4.\- 1. i\i-  - -r. *..il ��������� ,1 Vt-^.������.\ii^.i'_     ���������;.,..^..-.t^  ..". Tine  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  '10   A>.'I)1 FIJOM  ;; A-ir",'East.3rn Points.  .-Thi-on^li Kh-st (.'liissSlociiinuCir.s ami Tourist  .SlcopniK Cars to St. Paul. Mont run land Toronto  vvithoin change. 1  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.   ''r  ."itlantio !*\piu-s arrive-"   9:1.) daily.   -  I'auilic, " '"        l(i:2.-i   "  For Cull infornuition ;cs to rates, tin.o. clo,  apjiiy to  I. T.  JJiewster,  c        Agent, Revelstoke.  .  OKO. Mel,. I1IIOWN,  Distriot I'.is-on^or AkuiU, V.nioouvcr. IJ.C.  Train" leaving Revol-toke on' SuiiiI.ij-m,  Monday- and Tiiiir-dnv- make coiinectioiis  vvith tho I'.iliiMiil SUanicrs "Manitoba,"  "���������Athahasj.1 ' -in.l " Alhei-l.i," whiuli loav o I'ort  William for Owen Sound evury Sunday ami  Thursday, and lor Windsor and . Sarnin ov cry  Wodnc-day.  and get the best possible value-in goods, you ever  r r 'i  purchased. ������ .* a- '-^  Remnants arc going' cheap and fast,  and   new   lines 'bf-'Iadies'  ��������� ���������       ,    - * .       ��������� . ,"'���������.-/  goods,'incn's furnishings and a full line of Slater's  ' ' '"'-���������  famous foot wear will be opened  up in a few days.  H.N.  Columbia & Kootenay _  ���������; Steal Navigation Co.^  PASSENGERS FOR  1 , .  1 mm t" liv>������ on f nc ,-ciiny  1 -li-.-'-t ix-fdi-.- v ci v* loiifr.  , one ut Walk'-i1'-. p ii t ne: -.  V|s:i inir 1 li- ,',,-r.  a.i.i '.:> I'n 11- (.'  , '  ' l.-l!     -ll   ' '.  1    1   1 1,1'   , f.i|.   (.f  .   .,.  .,1 ,.. '''.',.: 1  a 1  .ui'I  <i o,'1 10  ;.. 1 .'.a.  :i.l  th"  ������-. .Hid  Gins jo w Nj Lo:iR\r a M  ���������ju.  Jil'll'-s !\ii>l  1 tin 11 iiviler ,'i  uiir in .1 :'t.' ,11 ;,  il.iidif,  Kii'.'i.iirl  a.-.'      Ii,  t.n"  it ,-  ,11-  as  lis  Xcl  an  lie  ���������11. 1.1N 1  i.| 'v'-'l,  -t.itiiil  .1 cii' .'lie .ii ' !'.,s;r.)>v Sim11,!' ii< tii.,I  in-t l! ule/l liv Mr. \\*. '1 Mcel 111  Loil'li'll  .mil   pnhllsipii   III   l"*:-.l   Ml     tiJC  I\.!i    .M.ill   t..i/cti".       Mr     H.rciic"  I" vei.it lulls     Iii,,-'     'iccn     j.'i'Kl-lic.l    li,  '  I.iIIU'II.IU'C'   tll.lt    Is    ev(ll    i'i  iiilvc;-    tilall  I vv.i.s thai, employe'i   liy    Mi.   >"*>{<-ni   1:1    J his    '-t.itcuM'itr, -,      j-i'siic, t in1/     oilcii'fs  A hc.-villlful Bill In vsliit.-H.iiiikjI lilouni' .-i and . 111,  .... ,      ,,        1 , . , ��������� ��������� .n'.iinsf Vi-'.li '   Momeil     an I     Ciiil   le 1  Other fitting-) CJ-.inc hovvllns almiK a I^>r-.(ts!n 10       -,    ,       - "��������� , ,  road on a bicylc.   Kspylni? .in (Mfriciiltural soil    ^'"-'1  '^"'v " eonmien l 11 .likI    tellL'K.iis  of person sittiiiK h> thu ws.vsidr-,-he ]ii:'l.d ii[i. , llien    nf    (Mas;   ( n.'    l'oe    n1 Mil. ."ii 1!  f.'i.viii.v!"v'    Tic, N'Oifi.o.i!  Ore  and    Kc- ,  I'I   SiO'l    V O'llil.ll"      .���������    I-JOi, !|,i,'    Il[l    ii. '"-niUiblu I  -,., ,1,0,,. ,.,...,I...  ������������������������ v..^.,  a������.i  H.-..i,-o������i j Hr]]'s  [yan(:iino-,  -ni|i!ni,-r .,"���������!,.ir - ."���������)-tin   ( iicmii'iil  It'diii.-lion | ,      ."a  ixii".  ('.)|iinr.   Ni( kr I  ami j ,   Hoi    SpnilgS,  Nakusp,Three Forks  Nelson, and Slocan Points,  Kootenay L;>ke iV;ints,  Tr.u'l   Creek,   Rossland,  Northport and Spokane  ��������� SlIOl'Ml T.\I*K Till-:���������  STEAMER  NAKUSP  i y    .1  n  I        4 ' -     ' ,  1 .11(1  1. -.1  ��������� i.  1 I-  .. ;') 1 ni ���������i.iilv  i- ��������� .1 .r fi.v 11  I j.i .' lo M'i'  'i  'tn ,1   ..en  1  f!'.i>   I  , .1'  Ml   ���������  .. -t  '  '    ��������� " M  In    Iii  ��������� ,   1,,  -   . 1  1,  vli  1    i \U  '     , ., /'( I   I* li J I",     I      I  ','    ,1, ������������������ I     I-I    ,. ,  -' .0 -   , ' Tp. t-' ''  .,1   I. in I r -.j v 1 ir.  a- .1   Iti. I,l<t',,f,'  I  I, i" .  1 >.     -.l-l.i.,  ���������   1 ��������� nt ,. 1. -,  ;    >..���������  E     ��������� Ik ���������  NOTARY   PUBLIC  RKVKLSTOKE, B.C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent.  FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE?  Representative of tlie Kootenay Smelting & Trading Syndicate.   :o:   ACCENT FOU THOUT LAIC IS CITY K VANS PORT, KASLO A NAKUSP  1 /  I.i uv. - \V|,{k.ii . I' if \'akn^|i 'ind 1 toi,-in 1, .Mini  d.i.. - .ind Tn'I >���������-(!.i'.s .il 7 |i ill.  l.i-ii v. - H.,1, 1,11 lor N-ikii-ii. W'l^vv .1111 mid   ('nn- |  ,oln.!i   I'm .Hi-   I!.1,i'a ij    jionil-   (i.isl     .mil 1  -,(, -I) on Tin m1 tj - nnl I 1 .il...is ,il (! p.ni. j  ('oiiti'. lion Is iiiil'Ii* nt,  i.'olciin   vvilli  ('. ,V: K. \  t V fill    >-'���������  .-'���������'. Iillll   VMttl sll .M1U-I    "liJIIO'l"     loi I  1 ,  n.  1 ,  jumped oil, nnd iiijki.d : |  " I- tbl'i tlio way lo Warolifori, d jr.o  k;io������ .'  '" Ai to i.b.it rcjiiied Hie li.lli.n;,'i(. tillri- 'if tin  *oil. vvii,b u rfly glnneu (it Llic 1 iu'-ont. " I i,i|.|.o-e  il-, nil .4 matter o" ie.?t<s, but iijt 111 hsU v,.-/jih 'it  jn;ttiiMvtJ< oil Hide 'cifi."  iililiioi lln--'- .r c iilllm J-  CSovui'iiiir Orufnli.ilKc (liud nt Low,-11., Mn^-i,  ja-t, week. Ifc ������,is a nalivc of Kir.;],111 I mid  w:\.< scrv ing hit Lldi-'l term an r ;[>ii!,iii .111 |^ov rr  nor of JIii���������������'i<;liu-(jtt.s.  Tho anprcine court has nfllrri o L w iud^  ment of S-tO.000 ..IjOnm-d against It.iiv> !"-.*<.- Iiv  \V. R. Ijaiilluw [or injiiric-H siiutaln.jj 1,> i!ic  latter In the IrfMufo' o\i������losion in 51;, ."--,i-.'< A  ofHcc uevural yciii s nw>. The <:oui-l, .1I-0 a'lov  m\ Luidlavv S-I/KK) c-oiiiimj! fuc^ and ci'l ..  A  eostril/iitor  vvritot  to  tin- ri.nj   K1.111-i- ..  ���������"Argonaut," from  Ixjwci- C.ilifnriii.i   I'iiI  li  jjasjuRt been down on tiicKiilfrdif.!. vv.n-i-r 11  yrent in n. Chinese junk ciiiiiig.iiid .1 l..\ ,1 I > 111 ��������� "i  ������4iptaiii to cx'aiiinie  a   Jlc-i ,..11   im ii     m,    1 ,  Knglibli U)in]>.i:i.v, uml lii.i. <r: tin. Lr,;��������� !.. . I  <3(K>k dr.iiii; up .ill tli������ S ,.'u!, i\'u l.v.  D-, Mr Fl.itclir  for t\v\r ol'ii'u f,-< /-ii: ' i'ii-i.! 'nnl  it is -liov, ti t!i:li t.'ilt ;,:-,(l ! 1 o ',, " li<Ui"  it w.i- -11 j.[) iv<i Vii c li.nt I'-"ii .11.. -li  ci], li'-, 1 c-'inii' ,1 scrift ii*. ui  of ij.iiimr.'.lii v.  i",     -- - ...I. ��������� < 11..'.. .,  '   .     .     Ll     I      ���������'.     -O       >',  ,1 11 -ii I ,..,'-',!   t.v   ,'���������'.  A .      li.    N it.on .' f  1  11.'   ii. i.-i.j .- .-11 1  !.i .  "-".,'  V.   I'..-   I   .- !-,      ���������'  1' >��������� ,1 r'i 1 inv',f.' . r  ���������,,,' ,1 , ,,.. ��������� "1 .:,  iitrf 11; K,'r. < in' in.  11  VA  on  .it.'.  ,'.|   H'-l'    li'..-.   fo" 1  t".*n   ..i.-r  '11 <   - .' -,  '     '.''.. i-\* 1' d   'i'i.  ,;,t     iu '���������.''...    ll ,  -.', j.     .Li.'liMIJ, .t-    '.  1  I   .  Trail i'n 1 1. .in.l N'ni 'li|ioii  Ko! In. a! turn i-.n.Iof IliC ( tiiiipiiny - i-l.-mii- i  r--. ; on iCooti iiilv |Jik< .i|.pl\ In tin- piiisM'on '  Ijo.ird. I  l-'or fuli I'.f'H ii' I'ioii 11- lo Iii Ui |--, 1.1I1-, < le., ���������  apulj to T  Allan,   $t:t rrl.n j. N'c-li.on.   HC.  UmW ORE f: n-Dl'OTIOH GO. i  li5 Loom t ^rci;t,    !���������:  "in   .iiuin    RoprtHonCi'-iviH *v;iaW,  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  0  HOYAl. MAII   LIMES.  1/!.'  }'." r���������-i 1 ti.11 !(���������(���������'-��������� spec-rncl'"- ;,rid cyi- 1  l<l,issi" .11 c nlvi ,iys in -t'.ck. eveiy -o'l^li! '  fdr on ,.!!.! i'.'-.ii , .it I in- l.'.-wl-Io'm- '  I'inirin.i" v, live-, ('k'.-oiiiiii-d I', 11- hy Dr. ,  McLc.-ii". ' "���������     !  'I'll*' l>il.nu-<' s|ic(>f, j,ml s|.ilcmf>ii|'! I  ���������-liovv ii!j< lit.' refill! ���������< of III" ivnn itifj* of '  liic Cl,   1 ll��������� . J������,irifir f{>lilu-;iv   f'-r   !MO.'j,  li.-is !,<"'i, i-<in-(| ;iml is ;is follows :   Tin1  irro������.- ��������� .;.-,:ini;-. Iiir Llic yciir   wore   If;IS.- '  I'M.i' Ti ,17; I In- vv (it kin^   oxpcjiscs   jut-re  v. ,, i'i !,() , i.i**, ,'ill(! tlie net c.l I liii,(^ >v i'i c  i-7, ISO.!)        {;. I  Jnfop.T'itlon Wan fed.  MArHI.'MO S\NI)S I'.IHAAH It  t lie iii'i'A Icrnnii <>l' I Iii- 1101, if, who  111 JfiSi; vr.is nt Lotlibivii/o, North W'c-t  Tci 1 iloi >, (l.tii.'idii. li/ivin;; 1 > 1 hi int|i |\-  !ic",i |-i-c oci :i yr 111 I |n> Jtockv  Moti'il.iii.-, '/nl ( on nn ir 1.(.tic -.villi .Mr.  ('l.iyum. Solii ilor, i'i I ���������of .1-11,r I'i,ice,  Stii'icl. I.oiidoo, lie vv ill he,ii- of soiiic-  t'fiit^ (o his .ni" ."itiliifrci or sjioiihl he  lie I"."I inv oci- on l'oi-vv.ii-i|iii^i'vi(|ei,( e  ol hi-. (I" il li \.   !��������� li ��������� r ",'. ,',il( ,1,  I CIXEAPEST r6utc to tho OLD COUNTRY.  IVipiu'eil "fillini:-1 fiom Moi,tii..il,  J VI.I.AN   l.rNK.  IMfdMivs"  Mo-.Ooi.ia.V  ! Ii')MI\iOV   I,INK.  I        AlAi:ifo"A  V AN'oi'vi-i(  ! r.DAViiit i.ink.  i l,AI"l".   Vl'lNMI'l O  j.AI'i:  O.N'I'AIOf) .     .  C'.tliiii #l.������. $.Vi, *tVl. *iTu. S'liiiiul it|iv, lid-,  lulurni' dint' s.Wi: Sl,< fiat,''' sjd  I'lissciurcis  liii-(l"l   1111 < > 11 l: 11   to  nil   part -i of  (licit III ilaln mi'l Im I ind. and nt -fi ..ill-.' loir  1,-lies to nil pari - of (In   Kni'iipi.to 1 oiitui' lit.  Apiil}' tonca'-cst -.t(.itii-lii|iiir -.ilItMiy.i|;i'>it,i<i  I. T. BHISWSTEK., Agent. Revelstolte,  or  In  liOHKHT   ICillll:.  <!cn,   I n���������oiistT Atfci',  Wlnilip''!,'.  Nov  9  10  Oct.  Nov.  ?r,  ifi  Vl������ .  1:;  ���������JO  CAPITAL, $500,000.  -SHBP   US   YOU!  Incorporated 1893.  IBIUUO.I  UilU.Wl  <j  INCOBPORArtlD  MAIN HOUSE: 200-212 First Ave. North, MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.  iillA. IVOi IJ2W ���������  HELEHA. MONT.        I      CHICAGO, ILL.      I     VICTORIA, B. C.     I WINNIPEG, MAN.  Cooke.S-Ilozcuiaii Sts.   | l | DC V/liarf SI. I    234. Kinjj St.  CTOB   "WOIR-IK  OF ALL KINDS AT THE  MAiL OFFICE  Co J

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