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Array f ravlmalat Library '  ir"-v*-f*-*  yut:vo Ass.* 'V.  ��������� ,:^-  l2l  I  Vol. 11.���������No.   50  REVELSTOKE/B. C, MARCH II'. 1905*  S2.00 Per Year.  We carry the largest stock of Dry Goods in the  "' ���������   , " Kbotenays. , ,  ''"New Sprin  Gleanings from the.Best European Markets,  as well as'from our Canadian' manufacturers.  Our 25 Per Cent. Cash Discount Sale'  on all Winter Dress\Goocis is still oh.     Only  a lew  days, longer.  Men's Furnishings,  f- I' ! t 7'  t '<��������� * .       *��������� (  /.Our New "Spring Hats have arrived:      A  .beautiful range in all   ttie   latest, styles   and,,  colors to cho'ose from.   *��������� Try .our celebrated <  Snowflake Featherweight HardHat.     '     '-'  '  LATE WAR NEWS  Greatest .Battle Ever,Fought in'  ' ���������   ' World's History.   "    <  OVER   100.000  MEN   KILLED.  Russians Sustain Disastrous  "Defeat���������Terrible Slaughter.,:  ��������� ; "' Surrender of Mukden. ,   %  Shirts;  iO~  The very latest in  New and Nveaf Patterns  Soft Front Shirts in  Sec otir~,windovv.  Dress"Making" Department  Now on,,the ground' floor under management-  ���������of Miss Gough/~ ������ Satisfaction guaranteed. '.  Taggart;  Successors to W.< J. George.  Mail  'Order  .Dept.  nine  "      . ',     _ LIMITED.  DEPARTMENT    STORE  We take pleasure in inviting" all the ladies to an Exposition of beautiful New York  costumes to be shown in our  store '    ,  Monday, 13th March, 1905  Bring your friends.    -   -  m>  aESfiMFEH5S4iflaB!y/  For^Shoe Economy  and* foot comfort  wearithe  Slater Shoe  $4 aiid $5  For'Men  C. B. Hume & Co.,  MKADQUARTKIiS  Just now we are having a BAR-GAIN  SALE of Child's Dresses and Ladies' Wash  Suits.  ja,j"*m***"  LIMITED.  Get Your "JOB WORK" Done at  the Kootenay Mail Office.  uTIie greatest b.utlo  in   the  world's  history has been fought  between   the  Russians and .Japanese. ' re's u! tin if1 in  the'complete defeat of the ������rc:i!., Kus-  sian nrinv  and  ,it5' flijrht, northward.  Jt is'estiipiitcd 100,000 men i,ave seen  killed, the losses heing about equal on  both sides.  ,' I n -then retreat the -Russians set lire  to their military stores, but iirsnite of  thir- large quantities  of j supplies, and  ammunition fell into the h.inds'oi the,  Japanese. '  ���������i ' "        ���������������������������.,, f"  The Japanese are making desperate  elVoits to head oil' tlfe fleeing.Russians  ii ��������� '       ������ fl  and to foice the surrender of Kuropat-  kin and his army,'"who are making for  Tie'Pass..their last fesort. Tt is reported Tie Pass has' been invested - by  Japanese and that'Genaial Kuropat-  kin'' luuing no alternative, will * be  forced to surrender within' a week.  < -The Japanese have 'cut the lailway  north of Mukden. ',-  ��������� Montreal, Maich" 10.���������Mukden is  now in 'hands of Japanese jmd Field  Maishal'Oyama's first great objective  has been accompli.-hed after a prolonged and despeiate battle. Thousands of prisoneis and rcnoimous  quantities-'of stores, and guns have  becn.captuied.'( General Kurbpatkin  is in full retreat, but the fate of his  aimy is in doubt. ���������With Tie Pass his  point of refuge,, lie'is endeavoring to  extricate , his 'forces, but from - the  meagre information in "today's' des-'  patches it is apparent that his position  io extremely critical. ^"' ,'  *  Behind: the/Japanese screen that  has now been gradually thrown to the  west'and noith of Mukden, columns  of infantry and guns .ire'* leported to  be moving northward. l The Japanese  line, after covering the "old east and  we=t front, is bent'shnrply to the north  and at stragetic points is projected  east until its guns.are within langc of  the railway.  On the east General Kauamura's  army is "repotted as making forced  marches with the probable object of  'striking the letieating Russians on  their left., General Kuroki is advancing noithwest and is forcing the Russian's against Genet.il Xopi's Port  Arthur veterans. The casualties ha\e  been enormous. The Russian sixteenth  army .corps was practically annihilated  at Tatchekiao.'  St.- Petersburg, March 10.���������Russia  is prepared for news of a'greatdisaster.  An oflicial believes Ivuropatkin may  have sacrificed 100,000 men by hurling  two or three corpscat the Japanese in  order to bring ott' the bulk of his sh.it-  tcied army. A.council of war is being  held at the C/ar's winter palace    >  A despatch from Tokio this afternoon says Kushun was captured by the  Japanese last night. A .N'iuohwang  despatch .-ays the Russians, aftci having been diiven from Mukden and  Iuicliun, and with the raihoad* cut,  are retreating in a demoralized condition to the hill country towaids the  northeast.  A dc.-patch to the London Telegraph  from 6t. Peter-burg says a telegram  from Vice-Admiriil RojOstven.-ky, not  yet puhli-hed, ,-tates that four nf his  war-hip^ aic incapacitated for lirinjj;  keau-c they are too heavily armed,  and thai the problem of coaling has  become mi dillicult thai he feared he  would be unable to proceed to the far  Ku-ai. A rumor was current in Uover,  England, today that all the ships of  the IJaltic Meet have been ordeied to  return to the English Channel ponding further instruction*. The Japanese have sent :i strong Meet to attack  the Rus=ian fleet.  St. Petersburg, "Maieh 10.���������Geneial  Kuropatkin has sent the following  despatch to Ivmperor .Nicholas under  todaj 's date:���������"Last night began the  retieat of all our armies.     Dining the  night there was no fighting but. a  heavy canonade.-' Beyond the^e  woids 'St.Petorsburg is in ignorance  of what is hapjicning in Manchuiia. ������  ' St! I'etcisburg, Mar. T.���������Word has  reached New Chwang that"thc Japanese are already north of Mukden with  a'laigc force and the Russians aic  facing a~ disastrous" defeat, eThere  appoan (o be a possibility that General  Kuropatkill's olliceis peKsonally arc in  command of the Russian forces in the  triangle between the light and the  I run'river, which vital, position the  Japanese'havo been assailing for several days'. ' '< *    n  Russians reports admit that 12,000  men have been wounded but make no  mention of the number killed, and at  the same liiiic assei'u that* the Japanese have lost1 JJO.OOO in killed and  wounded. ��������� <  ,  % *" **-*" **���������������** ^^ m m,*-* -PERFECT ���������     .  ���������j'j "DYES -;/"���������������!������������������'  ���������        EASY TO USE, BRIGHTEST AND BEST. ,     ���������   ,  ��������� r ASK   FOR   THE   "DIAMOND." ���������  ��������� All Druggists and Dealers. TAKE NO OTHERS.   ���������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������- "   ' '  ; SUICIDE.  Man Walks into the ��������� Lake at  ln 4' '     Sicamous.  i " ���������  On Thuisday about noon Percy G.  Hyatt, a single man about 35 years o'f  age,'drowned himself by walking into1  the Like immediately'below the railway .bridge at Sicamous. Hyattr;arrived at Sicamous about a week, ago  from Endeiby, and was^on his _way to^  the Coast in search of employment.  He seemed very despondent, partly  owing to the nei\ s he had received from  his .sister in Blackhca'th, England,'  that'his mother had died there on the  ,14th of Kebruary. lie stated"to several  tha,t he thought he would drown himself, but naturally they 'thought the  was only joking.    '  About nooinThursday lie was seen  sitting by the water's edge holding his  head in his hands in rather a despondent manner, and Mr. .Maxwell went  down and'spoke to. him, 'asking him  to coipe up and take dinner withJiim.'  Tie, however, declined, and ton Max-  well's'departuie rushed out into the  water and threw himself. vface down-,  ward'^'ifwas'iiot till s6iii_5*iittlG tane  afterwards the body was'discovered, as  the cimciit had carried it a' short  distance away fiom the shore. If it  was not for the fact that Mrs. Maxwell,  who was quite a distance away, saw  the man wade into the lake it would  piobably never be known how or when  he dis.ippeaied.  Coroner Bums of Kamloops arrived  same evening and.empanncllcd a jury  who, after investigation, rendered a  veidict of death, bydrowning.  RUSSIA'S TROUBLES.      ,  St. Petersbuig; March 10.��������� The  peasant disorders in the south of  Russia ha\e become so serious in the  govern men ts of Chernigo'fV. Orel, and  Ku.sk that the war oflice has been  obliged to despatch troops thither to  put down .the uprising and restore  order.'  ,    A BIG STRIKE.  t Brest, Fiance, March 10.���������The strike  agitations here aie continuous. The  strikers attempted to erect street  bairicades, which the tioops^dcstroyed.  Fieqiicnt alhays occuried between the  troops and the 'strikers and many  arrests were made.  DROP IN SILVER.  -ilver has dropped to .")73c,  Big  Perfume  Department  We make a big thing of our Per-B  fume Department. \\ro have wall j  selected lines of the host and I  most popular perfumes. A greatj  variety of odor.s. All prices.  Stocks, always complete.  Walter Bews, Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer.  Noxl Iiinno's IMnc];.  ' The world reserves its bicf prizes  ror, but one thing ��������� INITIATIVE^  Initiative is-doine the risrht thine<first.t  The.wliole principle of Fit-Reform v  ..  is initiative.   ' -    ���������  :,-  n (   Fit-Reforni - created   the   idea   of   * -   ���������  ���������'��������� tailor-made garments', ready for service. ^  , \   . t Fit-Reform invented -and patented   ,,' s  the Wardrobe'System.    " ,    ^     v   '  -  ���������   , '       ���������-!���������',,    ;' ���������"_ - -���������_-,  j,   Fit-Reform   told ' men   that ��������� Fit- ; -���������  Reform  Suits  and Overcoats  WERE      ���������   ���������  ' BETTER   than   the .average   custom  .'   work���������and   PROVED   the   slatcmcr.t ' \'._  '   witli Fit-Reform garments.    .  <- ,,   ���������   "  ���������B. I   t '    I '  ,The only Fit-Refdrrii Wardrobe here is-at"i  ,���������J. G. Macdonald, Revelstoke.  J. B  % .    RKMOXED TO   '  First St. West,   -  Fretz Block  20 per cent Discount'^,? c^-  chases of"-Boots and Shoes, Rubbers, Hats and Caps;,  Overalls, Mackinaws, Ready-made Clothing;. Men's Fur-'  nishings, etc., also on woman's, boy's and children's Boots  and Rubbers.    New lines just in stock.  EiSBBI  ������MMHi-!MHmaMiiuuni^r  HOMES , FURNISHED   ON   MONTHLY .PAYMENTS.  Another Carload of Kurnituie just arrived.    Carpets, Linoleums.  Oilcloths, etc.   Sewing Machines, Heint/.mati I'ianos.  R. HOWSON & CO., FURNITURE DEALERS AND EWIBALMERS.  The Revelstoke  Restaurant  MItS.  II. .1.  11 AN Hi; IIV, M.in.i'freri'-s,  i������   now opi-n  for Ixi^iiie-^.  First-Class Table  Private Dinino* Boxes  Lai'Ke  Diningi'fioin fur RuMpid-, .Supper-, etc.  Furnished Rooms To Let  LMUST STKIOIOT, liKVKLSTOKH. ���������' *  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  HALCYON  , '   i, "  Springs.    Canada's    Greatest  Lithia Springs.        r '  The largest lithia spi'ines in the  *n6iiiiiiion''of C.uiiid.i if not on th'e  !North American continent, ,so tar as  ���������known or discovered   aie   in , Hritiah  Columbia, the v.iscest and u'timately  to he the richest province in the  ���������Dominion. They are on the Upper  Arrow lake of the Columbia river,  oouthwaid fiom ltevels-tokc about 10  miles. They are four in number and  lie on the east sidf ef the  lake  about  'n quartet of a mile distant   therefrom,.  'at an elevation of H00 feet iihove the  lake. They are' on a .-mall sloping  plateau. The southward springs which  aie ntili-ed iue on this ������outh ridge or  extiGinc cdtrc of the plnteau. whi e.tho  t northern spring1- ,aie linht  acio-ss the  ^plateau    in   a   -tinight direction   ISO  yard* distant.'' ��������� <>  The sp''iir. <��������� were long known to the  'Indiiuis eie the whire msin inv.idrd  the k"oolennyvcnuntry, hut it   wu= nut  'Until lSfKlth.it they became pii'vate,  pin; ci ly.'iiiid n������t    illiMI' liS'.Ki 'lh.it ,a  ���������fuljy eqirppcd   smir  rinm  uitht.h.ith  may be, it nmy be away across the  lake aside' of the Halcyon glacier,  which covers an extinct volcano. At  all events, the waters, wherever they  come from, foice up through crevices'  in the earth's crust of limestone rock,  bubbling and boiling all the year  round, changing in temperature, (low,  and coniposition.' It is dillicult 'to  surmise the .cause of these changes.  It may be change of season, ifmay be  change of climate, it m'ay be atmospheric causes, it may,bo subterranean  causes. ' Whatever is, the cause the  water sometimes varies in'teinperature  fioin 15 to 20 degrees, it'sometimes  being so hot in^the mornings as to be  impossible to bathe m, while on other  mornings it is cool, dense vapours will  arise from the fountains as in the distance to leseinble smoke'from a small  bush lire. Itstaste varies, sometimes  the 'llavor of magnesia, . sometimes  sulphur, but never unpalatable. Occasional ly���������on dump morning the water  sends fciith u most overpowering odour  ni sulpluuettcd hydrogen.  , The waters of two of the springs were  sent to Edinburgh, to the School���������of  Pharmacy for nunlysi-, and'one was  made by Professor King in the spring  of 1S!)S. who reported .is follows:���������   > '  in search of rest and health,' many  bathrooms, with all the modern conveniences, including Puissian and  Turkish    and   a   l.nge   plunge, bath.  mother  busy season  in the  building  line this year. '  ,  Aid. Fo'otc   is building a house for  letting  or sale on  a lot  ho owns  on  There is a telegraph, evpiess and post iThiid Street.    The building is 22ft by  THE HALCYON' M'VSCOT ,TAICING 1TJS MORNING LESSON  A QUIET COJINER IN  THE BATHROOM.  houses were erected. In the summer  of 1S96 the springs were visited' by  Mr." A. McGill, B.'Sc, etc., government  analyst of the inland revenue. Ottawa,  who made a caieful examination of  two of them at ..the fountains. His  report-was as follows.���������        ,   ,  '���������' Hot "Springs < at Airow Lake. T  visited these remarkable springs on  24th and 20th Apiil, 189G. There are  'two important springs which unite to  foini the supply of the baths at the  Halcyon Hotel.  ���������'The tcmpciature at the souice :s  12L F.. and the sulphuretted hydrogen  is 4,097 parts per million. The two  souices were examined separately and  found to be identical in charnctet. so  that ihey undoubtedly have a common  snbtenanean oiigin, the so called  northern spring, situated some little  distance north of these. It has a temperature of 120 K.. and contained J.010  parts sulphuretted hydrogen per  million. The following numbers were j  "obtained on analysis of the water,  front the Hot Springs proper:  Chlorine     20 0  per mil.  Sulphuric Acid 332.0  fi  Lime    S2 0  (.  jMagneaia     24.0  (.*  Silica '    02.0  "  Total   dissolved   matter  onlv at  100 C 73S.0  ti  On ignition 679.0  ti  .  Loss :. ... .os.o  " The most remarkable features  about this water are the high contents  in  silica   and   the   l.irge  amount   of  "One gallon of this water contained  the following ingredients, the' results  are expressed in parts : <  Chlorine . ..".       S.14  Sulphuric Acid '  363.43  Silica.., I. .^   74.29  Lime .' "   S4./57  Magnesia < ���������     5.71  Alkalies as Soda '"..: ' 232.00'  Litha..:...:"../.    "' .SO  Sulphuretted Hydrogen     32.00  "This water is remarkable chiefly  for the huge, proportion of Silica and  Alkaline Salt whicli it contains.  Another notable feature in the composition of the water is the presence  ot a very considerable amount of Sul-  phuietted Hydrogen, and also of the  rate substance of Lithia. Oi this  latter substance there is fully six  times as much as is shown to exist in  two different American waters, Banff  and Buffalo, the results of the analysis  of which are now before us.  (Signed) J. FALCONER KiXG,F.C.S.  Lecturer on Chemistry in the Edinburgh School of Medicine etc.  It is instructing to compare these  analysis, one being the summer analysis, the other wintei analysis.  A great industry in the bottling and  exporting oi the waters will soon  develop as they are now acquiring a  world wide reputation, and the export  is ever increasing.  THE   S-iJTITAEJC.M.  The springs are ea=ily accessable  being in daily touch with the outside  world, two steamers stopping at wharf  oflice in the hotel, and twice daily the  news of the world 'is posted upon the  bulletin ,-boaid. Thus while piit'rons  are regaining health' in this quiet  resting place, surrounded ,by hike and  mountain scenery, they can still enjoy all the dcl'ghts of being in daily  touch with flic outer * uoi id. A drug  and merchandise st<ire are also,on the  pieniiscs. A ranch of 600 acies is  attached to the hotel It i*- stocked  with horses, cattle and poultry. Fresh  milk and 'eges, such.a luxury in the  mountains, arc heie easily obtained."  The grounds :iU' in.d n beautiful dell.-,  wa'teifalls aid. climbing places that  will bring the blush of health to the  wasted countenance  ��������� Boats ii nd launches pinude, an  opportunity for aquatic recie.ition.  The fishing is good   at certain * en son 8  28ft. On the g.-o'und Moor are dining  I'oom and1 parlor, each' 12ft by 14ft,  hall 8ft by 12ft, sewing room" 8ft r by  10ft, mid kitchen 12ft by 10ft, On the  upper door are four bed rooms, averaging 12ft by 13ft each, and ,bathroom.  The   house  is.also piovidcd  with   a  ii *.     '       ' .,  cllar.-   -<���������-���������.'-,- - '  ,  , Messrs. Cnlcy Bros, are arranging  for building additions to the Arrowhead Hotel which will,make it one of.  of the largest ,and most complete  hotels in the interior. The new building will ha\c a frontage of about 00  feet, and will1 bo tlnec storeys fin  height.      It   will (be   provided   wiih  hiindson e bar room, sitting room and  <������������������ s ��������� . .   .  parlor accommodation,  dining   room,  will have' bctwee'n 40 and 50 bedrooms  and provided with  every convenience  J  A. Kernnghiin* .has  been  entrusted  WATERFALL IN'GORGE OF FIALCYON CREEK.  HALCYON  HOTEL AND SANITARIUM.  lithium   pitseiit.    I   judge   this   from  die .-pcctro-copic investigations, to be  about ten time the quantity   present  in the Hot Springs at Banfl, and have  no   hesitation    in   saying    that   this  spring is among the richest in lithium  salts  in   America���������if   not indeed   the  very richest in thi1; respect."  The  springs   undoubtedly   have   a  . common substerranean  origin   but  it  .is difficult to say where the birth place  every day of the year. The hot  mineral water, which unceasingly  Mows out of the ground, is valuable for  the cure of all rheumatic affections.  No cure, no pay, is the motto. The  water is nisi invaluable for disarrangements of the internal organs, stoviacb,  liver, kidney and other kindred dis  eases.' The company owning the  springs has a large hotel and many  cottages for the accomodation of those  i of the jear. Duck and geese are plen-  jtiful, while biuger g.imeubou d in the  I mountains.  Ro.ul.i and pathways lead up ravines,  guri:c������ ������nd glens where waterfalls do  mO->t abound, and manv spots and  fairy nookH are known. Rustic bridges  span the streams, and rustic resting  places to sit and view.  The climate here is mild and cenial  during the whole winter. .���������Snow  seldom lies long. It is a banana patch  Ro.������es grew in the open and flowers  hioom during the winter (-easori, vhile  across the lake towers Halcyon Peak  10,400 feet high, with its perpetual  glacier and snow fields. Halcyon  with its Swiss scenery and Californian  climate is now attracting many  visitors for the winter rnontho, while a  residence there during summer m a  pleasure ever to be recalled.  NEW BUILDINGS.  Aid. Foote did a lot of work to provide Rcvelstoke with buildings last  year, having erected buildings to the  value of about  $45,000.   He expects ' page 4 of this issue,  with the pieparntion of the plans.  R. Ifowson .intends building at an  early date a handsome residence on  the block of land which he owns on  MclCen/ie Ave. The building will  cost about $0,000.    I  COURT INVESTIGATION.  ft is stated that Thomas W. Lawson  of Boston, who is now attacking the  trusts by magazine articles, will shortly begin an investigation of Canadian  financial schemes, especially real  estate advertisements where quick and  large profits are being featured. We  believe particular attention will be  given to a series of advertisements now  running in the "Mail," in which great  inducements are offered to small inventors. We are informed by the  parties responsible for the ads that  they court investigation of their statements, as proof can be given that immediate and large profits have been  realized by nearly every investor taking advantage of the offer. Their  agents, the Kevelstoke Insurance  Agency, Ltd., have a few choice, lots  not yet taken up.    Read their ad on  THE MOLSONS BANK  .    Incorporated by Act of Piirllunioiit, 1ST).   ��������� '  HEAD OFFICE,/ - ' - MONTREAL.  War: Molson M.vci'iirhsont, Pies.  S. H. Ewj.vg, Vice-Pres.  .James Elliot, General Manager.  Capita/ paid up, $3,000,000  Reserve,* $3,000,000 {  Everything in,way of bunking business transacted without un-  'necessary delay.  '              '" ���������'                      ; i                    '    ���������  Interest credited twice a year ,it current' rates on  Savings ,13ank  deposits.           ,                            , (   ?>             ,          , >     ,n      (���������    ���������,  W. ,11. PRATT, Manager,  L Rbvelstoke, B. C.  IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA.  OuiiUal Aulliori7od, $4,000,000.' Capital I'tiid Up, $3 000000.    Heist, J,'1,(KXI,000..  ,   .        ' Head Oflice, Toijo.vro, Oxtakio. '   '  11 a      ' i   J i  linuiclios in tho NorUnvobt Territories, Miiiiitohii, Ontario mid Quoboc. < ���������  And   tho following points in   British   Columbia:    (Jriuilirook. Golden,    '  ��������� Nelson, Kovolsloko, Trout Lake, Vuucomor mid Victoria.  T. It Mckki-it, Prosidont. D. ft. Wii.kii:, Vico-Prosidont and Gononil Manauor.  M. Kay, Assi&tnnt'Goiioral MmuiKor.    W. MoiTA'i, Chief Inspector. ������  Revelstoke Branch, B. C-  Suviugs Deparlmoul-  ���������A General Banking Business Transacted  Doposits Received unci Intoroot Allowed.  Drafts sold available iu aM parts of Canada, United Statos mid JCnropo.  Special nttontiou Khon Jo collections. " , A. E. Pmrrs, MnuuRor  BC 0 T TV  Fashiohable Tailor.       , :,"���������������������������  Fit..  ���������'"  -.  Good  ' Workmanship.      Perfect  Union   Made., m. :  McKENZIE AVENUE  k.  ��������� Next  howson  * o,,  WE ARE MOVING  .-���������long with the tinieo'and   into  niir NRW  PliKMISKS. exactly -iippoMU'  our nld stole.    We aie nnvv eiiidiled to dis-pla> to full advaiilagi'      '    "  Hardware of every description  ���������W.' have alsoadded a NEW TINSMITH and PLUMBING SHOP.    -  Estimates given on Titi.sniithing and Plumbing. '     ���������  ,Genei.il  Hardwaie, Sporting GoikK, ��������� Paint-, Oils, '.'Souvenir"  .   Stoves and Cooking Ranges, Enamelled and Tin ware,-etc., etc.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO. LTD  revelstoke: b. c.  ,    ABRAHAMSON   BROS.,    PROPRIETORS.  Newly built.      First-clas"5 in every resjiect.     -A11 modern conveniences.  Large Sample Rooms. <    n  Rates SI.50 per Day   ' Special Weekly Rates.  Queen's Hotel, Tl'OUt Lake,  under   same manaoement  M^i^'^'v'^^n^  THE SIGN OF SUPERIORITY IN RUBBER  FOOTWEAR I  THE TRADE MARK THAT INSURES COMPLETE SATISFACTION. ,,.^-. ���������:"���������'���������" '���������"*;������-  P. BURNS & CO.  Wholesale and Retail  .   .   .   .   Meat Merchants.  Head Office, Abattoir and Cold Storage :  -.^^an^'Calgary, Alberta  ORIENTAL HOTEL  ably furnished with the choicest the market  affords. Best Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.  Rates $18^ day.    Monthly rate.  i, <. u i  >     'i /-/���������'  THE' KOOTEJSTAY .MAIL  RAILWAY   NEWS WORK ON RIVER  TRAFFIC IMPROVING. '  Sunday Heaviest Day  Known  "   in Mountains.  '   Knilway  tn'iilic is   rapidly  picking  upland'nhcady another train crew ii.  being added to those, running out  of  I Itovulstoke. - The starting of the  Im-  ' penal Limited early in May will'give  'railway matters a, spin t.    '       c.   ' '   "���������  ��������� Sundiy witnessed ,thc  heaviest  day's  Ira flic ever known   on 1?the  Mountain  division when, in addition to the regu-  liir passenger service, six ireight tiains  pulled  out  of   Hcvelsiokci each   way,  and six   'engines . weie   employed , in  pushing at1'the pass.     y'. '  ROADMASTER NEWMAN    ,  ii1' ,,  Will be Appointed'to' E;,& N.  ������', Railway. "     '.  ��������� It is icpornd in milwuj circles tb.it  \V. S. IS't-wmiiii," who ha- I'l-en rond-  inaster m chaige'of tho Moniitiiin tli-  , vision 'for some years, will be tinns-  fc'ned to a'similar.position on the   K.  .& X nt'iVictoria. Mr. Xewnuui isone  of the. oldest imd' most faithful  Employes.of the company on this  division and,' dining Ins six year's  residence in Revelstoke 1ms been one  of oui most highly esteemed  citizens.  Improvement Will Have to be  Spread-Over Two Years.   ���������,  The river improvements at Revelstoke will, in the opinion of the engineers, prove a moie costly and complex  piece of work than at lirst, ''contemplated and will have to be carried out  by degiees, A groin will be put  in behind II. iSr. Coursier's property to  throw the current out into tho channel so that the force of high water  may be 'utilized to str.iighten' the  course. The (hedge will fn&t h.ivo^o be  utilised to nsaiat in opening < the  stiaight channel'inid .this work will  have to be partly done during the  summer months, thus paving'the way  for completing the protective work  next winter, and completing the work  ,of opening the channel by the following summer. The work,will'thus be  spiead over two years and will probably cost from $70,000 to TR0,000.   '<���������  The d ridge will arrive shortly to,star:  work on opening the straight channel  ^1liyil������M<li>IM^''^",-*������--^M<M!M'i''M"������m"������ "   -iVICWKimMmm  Do you want to  add  ^ $520 to your income ? ^  '       " ' .*      --    * '  It will only require a few minutea of your time everyday to earnSjJO a. y  irn it with a Chatham Incubator.   A No. a Chatham Incubator uill hold U  jgs���������accordinc to ������izeof cc-p������.    Eighty chickeni is a low average hatch���������use  Incubaton will tc\\ you 50.   Chicken* arealwa>i in demand andthe supply i-������al\va\s short,  ear. You ran  rom 100 to 1 jo  eggs���������according to ������ire of cent. Eighty chickeni is a low average h.itch���������users of Chalh.iru '  Incubaton will tell you 50. Chicken* arealwa>i in demnnd and the supply i-������al\va\s short,  so fifty centals the average price secured. If you only take off eight hatches in^a w.ir, that  pi\ea you an income of $3*0.00, Wouldn't that extra amount be uscrul to jou j* *J Uest of  all, you can buy a , ,  Chatham Incubator without one cent  ofncash until October. 1905    '    ,  The machine p.-ij 3 for itself many times over before that time.    There couldn't be a fairri  offer than this,    V*    '*       ~" '      ' "~ ~" ^' ~~ '  >our first payment  ,Ve ship a Chatham Incubator to you at once, freight prepaid by us, ami  t is not due until October, 1905.    Write us to-day for full particulars.    'I hi'  >our lirst pajment is not due until uciooer, 1905.     ivnicus to-uay lor iuii ji.i  <      Chatham Incubators and Brooder, have every oew improvement worth w hile  "���������    -   r.  W. S. "SEWjIAN",-  >-'���������    '  Itondmnste.* Sliuswnp Jt Mountain Dnision.  lie is a steiling e'x.in>ple of ,t loyal,  upiight'c-flieial, e5tepnied alike l.y the  coinjuin's ofticials and l>> the men  who have ser\P(l under him. In all  weathers and undei nil oiieiimstances  he has e\ei been at his no-l of dntv  on the most difficult, section of > the  company'-* road and his woik has been  attended with remarkable success The  position on the E it X. will be the  banner position of the kind on the  company's lines, and Mr. Xewiin'ii has  well earned it.   ,    A  ON SHORE AND AFLOAT.  The daily train on the S. it 0. will  be resumed on March 13th.  It is stated the Uairim.in railways  will connect with yancouver.  The C. P. K. have "this week stored  tlieirMce house with a supply of ice  from Banff.  Trout Lake is agitating for the extension of the Lnrdeau railway to. the  head of the lake.  Simpson Bios, of Howser are building a small steamer for use on Duncan'  lake during the summer.  The,(J. P- K. have ari.mgcd to place  moie Japanese laborers on the Slm-  &\vnp and Mountain division.   .  The C. P. It. will shortly begin the  work of developing the coal' measiues  vbieh it ow'.s at Hosmer. seven miles  fi oni Feruie.  Messrs. Cumiskey of Vernon, and  Donovan of Ariotvhead are the srnior  station agents on the I'.icilic division  of the C. J\ 11.  The C. P. R. take over the Oieat  Jfoitliein boats on Kootenay lake on  Apiil 1st. also the line from Ivusko-  nook to Bonner's Fciry.  Two people were killed and six in-  juied in a collision between a freight  and passenger train on the Xoithcrn  Pacific at Bern-mouth on Tuesday.  Tho C. P. R has won a sweeping  victory, the supreme court having decided its lands in Manitoba and the  Northwest are not subject to taxation.  K. C. Barker is the senior niembei  of the despatching staff of the C. P. It.  and has done splendid service. The  way in which the despatching staff  under him handled the rush of traflie  last summer was a credit to him and  to his co-despateheis.  ' ' ,    UPPER RIVER.' , >   ,  Proposal for Improving ,Nayi-  , i    ,gation on Columbia.   -  A correspondent si'ggests the most  piaetical way of overcoming, the  dilliculties of navigating Death Papids ,  He estimates the width of the river at  Priest rapids' at GOO feet and the fall  from above Death Ktipids ,to foot of  Priest, not more'than .'10 feet. 'He  .������ny : '' Now if the width and fall does  not exceed ' tlicsc figtues my plan  would be to dam the ri\er all the way  acioss^tnd cut a lock in the solid rock  at the sklc '1 he rock taken out of, the  lock would b"e utilized in the dam,  theicby reducing the cost of the lock  (to >si minimum."' By doing it this  way he is satisfied the work can be  dune and made permanent for SpTri.OpO.  It" has* been undcistood the provincial  government would probably be'willing  to donate $-1,000 per mile to the  building of a tramway, and the length  of the tramway has' been estimated at  four _ miles 'and upwaids. Why not  ask tliem for a -donation of $25,000  towaids building the dam and lock  and the- Dominion Government for  $50,000.' I daresay the different mills  and timber owners -would donate I  liberally.  OGOIEJVMLLS.  A Great Flour Milling Industry.  The Ogilvie Milling Company have  in view establishing a-flour mill at  Vancouver, opeiated under the electiic  purifying patents. The operation of  these patents have brought 'Hour  millers fiom  all  parts  of  the  .world.  The Ogilvie company paid $300,000  for the right to use these 2111 tents alone.  The* company's new mill at Fort  William will turn out -1.000 .bairels of  flour a day, 111.d the milis of the company have now a combined output of  IG.000 barielsa day.  The Ogilvie Company is now "the  largest lloui milling concern in the  British Empiic.  in'.tn hu'uIi.hhi  or broi-di'r. '1 lie incub tutr-.  are made with two ua'K,/  cite iwthin case, of dr\ material thai has been -.ciii-iicd  in our lumber yards, 1 hey  arc built solid as a rock and  v-ill stand any amount of  usairc foryears. 'I'hesoonLt  > ou accept our offer llii'st������i-n-  er uill the Chatham lii������u>  bator be earning profits for  you,  ,      i ,  i,'' THE,  MANSON   C.\MI?nrj.'.!.    ,  CO.,   I.IMITIill  Deim 226 Chatham, 0\i.  Afanufacturers of Chatli mi  Incubators and t I?roi .1-1.1  Camphrlt rannin^ MnN.  and  Chatham l'*arm Sl.iiisc  Distributing Warchi-usi-. at  Montreal, Que,, lirandon.,  Man.. Caleary, Alta., New  Westminster, B.C., Halifax,  N. S.    - I  /  WALL ,QO'VERZ3SrG-S^  The  prepared   Burlaps  bearing .the abo\e trade mark are leliable. ;  Jiang easy, hold color, and hate the stamp' of  quality made in  assorted  color-. tiThere are many  imitations  which   are claimed'  "just as good,'' but thcio is only one ie.il FAB-PI-KO-NA.  Write for,samples and prices,to ' , '  NAKUSP.  From Our Own Correspondent.   ,i  G. T. Thompson left for Vancouver  Wednesday.  The lirst game of quoits of the  season was played on the 3rd.  Our snow is almost all gone, and it  looks very much like spring.  The Yale-Columbia Lumber Co. is  busy repairing the mill to start about  the I Ith.  Rev. D. K. Allan will exchange  pulpit's 'with Rev. Mr. Burges, of  Anowhead, on Sunday.  There has been a dramatic and  liteiary elub oiganiscd hoiO. and it is  understood they will gi\e a play soon.  Quotations submitted tor Incited Tncifh, Shingle ni- othi-r  Solid Tooth  Saw.-  .ind .illi-kinds, ot repair  win k. ' Millmen Hvi-rvwheie- me si'iidinp us "repeat'  HOE BITS AND SHANKS  in   all sizes kept in  business after ONE  tiia  stock at lowest rater.  ESTABLISHED    1894^  LUMBERING.  Another big lumber deal in the Big  Mend is on the tapis.  The Globe says the feeling among  custom lumbeimen is that the in-  dustiy is assure! another era of  prosperity.  Mr. Bowman, the purchaser of the  Empire Lumber Company's business,  has already taken steps to improve the  plant of the mills at Revelstoke and  Comaplix, and several more planers  will he added. Three carloads of new  machinery have been ordered lor these  mills. The 'planing machinery at  both mills is now running, and the  mills will start running to their full  capacity beginning of next month.  The Kootenay Mail:  \ The Oldest Established Paper in  -  North Kootenay.    ' ���������  Subscription, $2.00 Per Year.  ILLUSTRATED PAPER,  Published Weekly on Saturdays by   -  The Kootenay Mail Publishing" Co., Limited.  Steam Printers  and Publishers.  Dealers in"' "   Printing    and    Wrapping  Paper   Bags.  Papers   and  Loose Leaf Account and Duplicate  Counter Check Systems. (  Agents for Tcngwell and Opalla  Patented  Loose Leaf! Files,  Ledgers and   Billing'Systems.  Illustrated Work a Specialty.  Phone Number 13.'    P. 0. Box Number 70.  CERTIFICATE   OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE,  Meadow, Skylark,' Sli.ikciiieiirc, Hnllii. J)nv-  I'lipoN, and liiillni'i' mineral chum-., samite in  Lliu AnunlitliU .MiniiiK fiiviilon ol WuslKuolc-  tmy ,JJNlnoL. Whom loe.ileil:���������On lioiul of  Mini-nil uiuok. .i Iribiilury of Cimlioo clock  .Airoulnko Mining IJmiion, Wcsl, lvuoLcnn '  District.   '    '       ' ' y  TAKH NOTJCKtliuL I, FieilenrkiIt. Block-  bpi'b'cr ol Hovlnwi, H. C |rotoiilo<l a������noi' ol  llio uljovo iiiiiiiliI tluiiiHl lice minor's ceil litem o No. n.J7,l!ll. inland, -ivly dnjs from the  ditto hoicof, to it|i|ily lo llio'mining iccoulci  lor ii coilillcittool'iniprovciiiciils, for Uk pui",  poio ol obtiiiiiiniiiiCiown ki'iuiL of thu ubotc  olriinw. O  And tintlier litko notice llntl nufioii, tiiidei1  r-ecLioii ,'17. inn-,1 be eoiiinicneed bofoic the  iinlliUK'O of niieh ooiliflciile ol inipiONonieiil-,.'  Jlitled lliM lililidny ofJiinimi'y, A. 1). IWI1.  ���������   K. It. MMCKltKHUliH.  fJOTU'KlH 1IKUKDY CIVKN Hint ihiily  _l\ iliiyn niter ditto I intend to .ippll to the  (.,'liiel CoiniiiH-.lonei' of Ijiml-mid \\ort������fora  -.peoiiil libiin-o lo cut and t,an> uuuy limber  fiom (he lollow|ii|{ ile-cilbed kind- in West  ICoolcnii) di-.ii Ittt:��������� i  (^omuieiigiiih' at n po-it m.ii ked "C. Abrnliam-  i-on'-. nurlli c.i-i loi'iili' uo-t " planted two nii!e=  buck of llio Ainei'icnn byndir.ua limit- on rfodn.  dock, Jlljf Hend, thenee ������e������t s'icliaiiii, thence  noilh &n (.hiiin-. thtnee eii������t ������U olniins tlicncc  south Mlchum-. to place of commencement.  Hilled Kob. 7th. l!i(l"������  ,      L'llAltLK.S AHHAUAMfcOX.  NOTICE    *  "VyOTlCi: is hoii'by (,'ivu'n Ihiil 'l intend to up-  JJ> ply ni next niocliiiK <,f3P' JjiconsiiiK dun-  iiii--.ionur.s for n tiinnloi ofTIo license of tho  AiKiuliuiicI Ilolel, -ituiif ������U nt Anowheiid, li.C.  to John diley. f ,  ,    i:. ,1. KEHH.  Aiiowhond, Fob. lTlh, l!H)"i, i     illlinr^l  NOTICE.  vfonci: is Jimticiiv oivkn iimt the  1\ iindei.siKiiod 'liitvu slibniitLed lo the  l.iiMiteniint-(io\cnior In (,'oiincll n propo-nl,  undir thu inoiision" of ihe ������������������ Ulvui- and  Siicuius Act," lor t'li'inliiK and romuviiiK of  ob-UiiolUnis limn l''oslhall (Jieelt. Wo-I, Koole-  imy, and lor innkini; llio .-nine lit lor ihIlIiik  and drlviiii; Uii-rcnn ol lo^s. limber,' lumber,  iiiflsiind craft-, andfoi cioclinvalid inaiiilalii-  iiiK botiins tiirlioliliiiK. Mii'tliih'iiiitl dolivoniiK  lOKsiind'llinliui' bioiiKlu down -aid river, and  fornllucliiiiK booms lo the shore ol >-iiItl creek  and Anow Luke lor said purposes.   ���������,  The lands lo be ailootcd by -aid work iue  Crown hind-.  Thoiulool tolls piopo-ed to be chained mo  sticli us may be lltod by, the .liidfe'o of tho  Comity Conn ot ICootenay. ,,  Dated Kubriiiiry iitli. liH/t  (Illn21_ I1UJ IIKND hUJimOI! CO.,.LTD.  ���������VOTIUK IS linKEUV, (UVENMhat thirty  x\, daj-'al'ierdiue I intend, to apply to the  Ubicl djinini���������inner i.t L.indn mid Work- for a.  spoouil liooiisu to cut and curry, .iway limber  fiom the following described InniK ii. We������t  Koetenaydislnct:��������� ij  , t'lJinmi'iKliiK nt po-il ninrkod "C, Abi'iham-  son's iioi lb eu-t i oi ni'i" po-t" planted four mile*"  back'of the Aincrkiin .SmkIicuio limit- on hoda  dti-k, Hiu Hend. thenco-outli III chain- thence  we-l Km chain-, them c i-.ui th KJ chain-, theucu |  eiit-l IbO elialn-, lo place ot commencement.  '  Ilulcd Feb. Till. IW. I  CI I Ait LI'S AliltUTAJlSON'..  NOTICE.  To Thomas Stvicney, or.uiy poison or poi.-on<:  lo whom ho may luuc iis-ilmiciI bis inloie-t in  the JlonlBomerv and KuicKi'. claims, -ituttlo on  C'nii)on Crook on the ninth, side of.JJotvnic  Creek in.ilic Jii������ Hond, He\ol������toke Jlinine;  division of Wo.st ICoolen.iy Jlislnel, Hiin-li  Columbia: ��������� ,  i You are hereby notllied that T, the under-  sicrned. have expended lor you Ihe sum of  ?(il.'-'.") in labor, iui|iiovemcnfs and iccoidiui;  foe- upon tho -aid Montgomery and Kmoka  niiiici.il claims", under the piovi-ions'ol'lle:  Jlmci.il Act,'nnil if, within ninoly days fiom  llio dale of this notice jon tail or iofu-o lo contribute llio, iifoicsind sum, together with .ill  co-Is of iidvorlisiiiK. jour inteicst in the -aid  iiiineral claims willv become llio property of  the undor.-iKiied under -ection I ol the Act  entitled an Act lo Amend Ihe Mineial Act 1!)U0.  - Dated tiii- -i\-lh da.v ol January. I!i0>.  c>   l-'7 up S (       ���������        ", ,J C. Jlo.vu.OMi:iiv.  OCEAN .STEAMSHIPS.  _   ,'      "   Royal Mall Lines.     n    " '  Choapest Route to the Old Country.  ���������ALLAN LINK-  Pari-ian      Bavarian       Victorian   Tunisian  Viiliinian. ..::..���������   -Kiom St.  John.    Kcb.   Ulai  JI.it-  . . .JIar.  .    .    Mar.  CAN. PAC.-ATLANTICS. S.-From St. John.  LakeChumplain  Kcb.'.',">  Lake Eric .  ...' :...'.  JIar. U  Lake Manitoba '.    Mar.'Jj  ���������    ' AMKRICAN'LINE���������l"'ioniNTew Yoik.    '  St. Louis..".  ...T VKob. 2.3  Philndolpliia liar.  I  St. Paul      Jlur. 11  St. Louis liar. 2."i  WHITE 'STAR LINE-Krom New York.  . Ji.ir.' 1  . Jlnr. 8  .Jl.ir. l.i  . Jlar. '.'J  ...Mar. 21  Alar. 2!)  Hal tic.  Teutonic.  Oceanic..,  Jln.ioslic.  Cednc. .  Baltic          '    CUNARD LINT���������Fiom New-Yoikv         rob    .Mm-.    Alar    .Mar.    .Mar.  ���������VTOTK'K IS IIKltKHY OIVKN* that thirty  J_N ilajsattei date I intend In apply to tho  (.'hiol Cuuimi���������loner oi Land-and Wurk-fura  special license in cut and tarry iiwny llumer  tiom Ihe following de-'iibed land-, in \\ e������t  ICootenay d 1st i let:���������       ,.  Commeneiiit,' al a pn-it marked".- T. Kd-  w-aids' nurlh-fii-t corner po-t" plan'.t.rl three  miles back of ihe .\un'iiiaii .-> i(dn ulj liniiiA  oi. .Snda Clock. It IK Hend. tliellee - mth N)  oliiiin-, thenco wo������t Sll,c aiin-, llieiice .milh yj  chains, ihcncccu-l yi chain- to place of commencement.  Jlateil Fob. 7lh. l!)u.-,.  X. T  HDWAIlDS,*-  V;01'ICE i- limcby'Klvoii tlint. SO dnj-fafier  L\ dale, 1 intend to apply to tl <! Huiiorable .  tho Chief Coinnn���������ionor of Linuls mid Works  tin a special licen-o to out and cnrr> i wa> tun'-  lior hum the following clo-eribod laud- in \\'e?i  Ivooton.iy Di-inct:��������� ���������   /     ,  i ('nuiniciiciiiK at a po-t. marked "C. A hrnham  siin'-Mmtb-Hi'st eopii'r po-t" and  plal.ted at  Soda Clock, Hin Hend. thence nui tb Id" ehain-.  llienco ea-t Id chain-,  tliencu *outh K- chain-,  Ihoneo west 10 chain-, to place of coiiiuience-'  mem.  Dated Kcb.  rib, l'W.i  CIlAULES AUIlAirAMSOX.  NOTICE ISJIKRKIJY GIVEN that thirtv  ilav- after date I intend lo applv to the  Chief diiiiiuis-ioiii-r of Land- ami W oi k- fur a  special ]iu'iisi> to cut anil c.inyawav timber  IIom the following de-enbed land- in We-c"  ICnolPiiity di-mct':��������� , !"      -  Commeiieini; at a pool maiked "X T. l-"d-  waids' noitli-wo-t coiner po-t ' an I pl.in'cd at.  Soda Creek, Hi������ Hend, thence -iiuili lljOcln>n-,  llienco east 10 chain-, thente noiih IWchn-ii-,  llienco wo-t-10 chains to place of cniiiinei tc-  mcnl.  Cited l''eb. 7tb) UK.  X. 'J'., ED WARDS  VfOTK E IS HKItEBY GIVEN thai'Ihirtv  J_> dajsaflordate I intend toapph to the  i;lnef Commis-ioner of Land- and Works for a.  -peoml license to cut and canyaway timber  liom the following do-ctibed lands in Wo-t  Kootenaj dislncl.���������   ' ,        ,    i  (.pmmenciiif; ata po-t marked "CAbi-aham-  -on's north ea-t coiner po-t" plained at Soda  Creek, Bif Bond, thenee wc-ttO chain-, thence  -until Ml chains, thence cast SO chains, thence  noi th U) chain- lo place of commencement.  Dated Eeb.7th. IUHi| , -  ���������> CHARLKS ABHAIfA.MSOX.  VTOlJCLi.- berch> pucn that, -JO days after  -L,\ ,date, I intend ,to apply to the Hrn. the  l/hief (.miiinif-Kinor n[ (Lands and Works  for a special license to cut and carrj away  tiinber from the followniK described lands iu.  West Kootenay District:���������  - Commeiieini,' at a po-t marked "X. T. Ed-  wiiidssoulh-we-t corner po--t" and plained afc-  5-oda deck. Ilijt Hend, thenco east 40chain=.  thonco noith leo chain-, ihence west 10 chains'  Ibcnce souih KM chain- to place of commenced  ment. -  Dated Feb. 7th, 11W5.  '     ,, X. T.'EDWARDS.    '  Cnmpania  Kt rn ria'.  Carom.i.  Unibna .  Lucania  Pa-senders ticket ed llnouKh to all part- ,,i  Uie.it Britain and Ii eland, and aispeeiall} low  iate= to all part- of the Eiiiopeaii'iontim m  Appb lo licaie.st i������ulua> oi sicum-hipagent u'  tO v ,  T.' W. BRADSHAW.  Agoat.   Rovelstok,  W. P   F" CUIVIMINGS.   Pacific   Asreni  msmnm  Standaro ,i jmedy lor Gleet,  Gonorrhoea and Runnings  IN 48 HOURS. Cures Kid-  ne������ and B:,;-Mer Troubles.  It should be borne in mind that  every cold weakens the limtrs, lowers the vitality and pit-pares the  system for the more iorious diseases, among which are the two  gicatesl destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consumption.  *o Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its '  prompt cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speed}' and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.  Price 25c, Large Size 5������c. -  VrOTKE 1, .hereby (,-iven that 30 dnjs  i_> ��������� after date I intend to apply to the Honor  able the Chief Commissioner of Lands->nnd  Works for a special license to cut and carrv  away timber from ihe following described  lands, in West Kootenay District:��������� '  -.tCommencing nt a po-t marked "X. T. Edwards' not I h-w 1 -t> 01 hop po-ti" planted at Soda  1 leek. Hik Lei d. 1 hem ��������������� 1,i-t III chain-, thence  -outli 100 chain-, thence im -t JO chains, thence  nm th im chain- 10 place cf commencement  Dated Kcb. 7ib,in,jj.  X.T EDWARDS.  \7(JTl(i; IS'III.IjEI'V GIVEX 1h.11 thinv  *' 1.11} -after date I-intend in nnph- 10 the  1 bier ( inimi-sioiR-r or lam)- and Wo'ik-fora  -nccial licen-e to cm and cniiuiunr timber  Horn the follnwinv di-clib d land-'in We-c  K 001'-nay Di-tuci ������������������  Coiumencniij at a po-t mailed ������������������ X. T.  1 dvaids' -ouih-we-t cmntr po-t' at. Jordan  < leek. B11,' T-eiid. ihnie i.i.nh, Id chains,  llienco e.i-t 10 limine, ilunci--ouih lMchain-  I hence west JO chains 10 place of coinmenee-  II ent  Dated l-'eb   Ith. \K.\  X. T. EDWARDS.  "Vr/OTICE 1- herch\ cuen that. 30 days after ,  J_> ' date. I intend 10 applj to the Chief Com-  n issioncr or Lands una Work- fur a special  license to cut and carry awaj limber from the  fi'llowimr described land- in West Kootenm-  dibtnet-��������� , ,    *  Commeni mi; nt a po-t marked "C. Abrahan:-  -���������in's south east coiner post planted at Soda  Creek. Bii;BiMid. 1 hence 11011 h Ii������chain- thence  west 10 chain-, thenee-outh loO chain--, thence-  ca-t in chain-to place of commencement.  Dated Kcb. 7th. l!������i.i  ClfARLESiABRAHAMSCTX.  BABY'S    OWN  SOAP  prevents     roughness    of   the  ���������.kin and chapping'. .  Best for toilet anJ nursery use. 03s  ALbERT TOILET SOAP CO., Mfra. MONTREAL  -XTOTICE IS TIFREBV CIVKN that, tlnrtv  X> daj- after dare. I intend to inak.- npph"-  lalion to thellon. Chief ('ruium���������ioner of Land--  II nd Work- for a -peci.il licen-e to cm ajd  1 airy aw.n timber from the lollnmn); de-  ei ibed land-in Wi -t I-Cooten.iv di-tnet:���������  Comuiencing nt po-r marked "X.T Edwards'  -ouih cast cornel pn-t ' one inlle we-t of Ihe  Amen can Sjndicale limit- on Jordan Creek.  :<iK Bend, them c wi -t f-n cb-iin-. thence north  i0 chains, tin lice en-i Mi chain-, thence -outh SO  chain- Lo place of i "uiiiicnccinent.  Dated l-'eb. lib. l!l.j.  X. T EDWARDS.  VfOTICE IS IIFIiEBV GIVEX that thirty  1> da--aftei dale I intend loapnlv to th;  I'lnof C'oiiitnissjoner of l^iud-aud Works for &  special license to cut and earn aw.-u timber  liom the followute; de-cribed land-'111 We-c  Ivootenny di-inct :--  Commeiieini: nt a po-t rn.uL-ed "C. Abraham-  -on'.s north-wi-��������� 1 r.p ,- ;,. -1 "and planted at  .Ionian Cri'iA.' Hiu Bend, thence south 100  chains, tlicncc ea-t III chain-, thence north 1G0  chain-, thenco wo-t forty chains to placo of  commencement.  Dated Feb. Ith. IOn.1  CHAKLES AiU'.AHA.MSOX.  lyOTICC IS HEKEHV GIVEX that TO davs  *N after dale I intend to apply t<> the Chief  Conniii���������ionei of Land- and Work- for a  -veeial licen1-'- to cut and uur> aw.iv timber  limn Ihe follow Inn ili-cribul land- in We--  Ivoolena.i di-lin I-  Comiiii-iii 11 ^ 11I a po-t inaikid 'I' Ab-iih.im-  -on'- -outhiii-i eornrr po-l and !<liui,������d two  mile-we-t "f 11t������- Ainericii .-mmIiciUi- limit-.  ',11 Ihe .Jordan Cii'-k, llm lii nti   th,n<������������������-unth  III chain-, thei.ii' we-t HVI ch.iin-. Iln ncc nortli  ill chain-, tln-ncc ea-t I'Vi cbaJii-to placo of  iiimiueiicemeut.  Dated Feb. Ith. l!������i>.  CHAllLES AMKAIIVMs-OX  NOTICE.  In the matter of the Act n -pi cIuik certain  work-sin or on ii.mic.ibic w iter-, boinf;  Chapter!'J. It. >. C-. Kii.  XfOTICE   IS   IIEItEBV   GIVES'   ti���������lt  one-  ^.\     month aflci date the ICct. l-toke I.uiiibei-  Company. Linilted. will apnli to tin Goiernor  in Council under the pro\i-ion- of th������- .tbiiic-  incntioned Act for   ipproia! of plan- for Hie  cousli action of eel tain  piei- mid Doom- fur  KathcriiiK, boominir and linldin^ loif- in<i tun  her in  the Columbia Ith it at  and   mar thc-  point known a- trie "BiirKildi" near tin- City  of Kcvcl-tokc. Bi 1ti-.l1 Columbia .and that ..nil  Coin]).uiy havo deposited plan- of the  witkr  propo-cd to bo eonlruclcd and .1 de-cnprion of  the silo thereof a-rcinuireii bj thi -aidAct with  tbc Minister of I'nbltc Work-al Ottawa, (in-  tario, and with Ihe I'.etfi-tiarof Ijind Title- at,  X'el-on, Bnti-b Columbia  Dated at Ke\clstokc.  H. ('.. tin- '���������tli day of  February. 1U05.  llAUVKV. McCABTKR A: 1'IXKHASI  Solicitor- for the Applic-uit-.  l!Mml  I rt ,  '-? THE KOOTENAY MAIL  Ubc1fcootena\>fl&ail  '   , VUHLISHED   SATURDAY.' 'i  ���������AT���������  KEVELSTOKE, B.C.,  Subscription        -        $2.00   Por    Annum  Ii  ' '  -ADVERTISING BATES on application  "Cliaiiu'c- in slandiiiK advertisomoiits iim������t  no in bs H a. in. Winne-day of each week lo  H-ciiio u'ood dl-phiy. Standliik* advortishji,'  mallei will bechanced lwicea month without e.\tia oliniKu For nioic froqiiont  altoralions llio'lime occupied In nuikiiiK  wnno i\ ill be churned at u-ual rate-.  JOB PRINTING promptly e\-ecuied ill rcii-on-  ablo rale-, ,'  TERMS���������Ciisb.    Sub-cnplloiis payable in ail  vnnce. ��������� '  COKREbl'OXDEXCE invited on matters of  i public iiilorc-t. Commuiilcauons to Kill-  "tor must bo accompanied .by iianio of  ���������wrllor, not necc���������arily for publication, but  , ns evidence of k'ooil fnllh. Coiiespoiidunce  ' should bo hi lef.  Wo roquost our numerous rotuiors to  favop us with thole iisslstnnco in  ' ' making tho KOOTENAY MAIL tho  ��������� 'moat vn.luiA.'jlon.clvor-tislnK'mocllum  In tho Kootomiys by KivliiK' tho  pi'oloi'onoo when making1 purchases to those llpms who ni>o  I'OK-tilar ndvoptlsoi'8 In tho KOOT'  ENAY MAIL.  D  U.   MOKKISOX,     ���������  U IvN T 1ST.,  On'iei.:  THE  NF.W   LAWllENUE .BLOCIC.  'E  iDWARD A. IIAGOEN, -  Mixing JSxgineeh,    ,  '(Mem. 'American Institute Mill tig Engineers)  f. (Mem. Canadian Mining   .  tittite.)'  Revelstoke, B. (J.        , '"  Examination of and reports on Mineral Bio-  I pel ties a Specialty.  ���������ARVEY.'McOARTER" '  AND PINK1IAMJ'  BAKIilSTERS,. SOLICITORS, ETC.      ���������  ���������Okfici's :   Moiaonb   Bank   Block,   Hkvkl-  6'ioici:, U. C.  Money Lo loan. ' '      '  Olllcos: Revelstoke, 11. 0.; tori,Steele, 11. C.  Gko. S. McCahtek, .  A. M   1'iNKiiAM, J. A. Harvey,  Revelstoke, 13. C.     '      I-oi t Steele, B. C.  H  J "OILS'   MANNING   SCOTT   B. A.'  ,   L' L- B:  BARRI5TEK,   SOLICITOR,  ETC.      )  iFirst Street.     ' , Revelstoke, B.U.  {tbe.lfeootena^flfoafl  SATURDAY,  MARCH   1L. 1905  If the new School Bill passes  the ' privacy oi any ' home  mtiy'be invaded by 'the school tax  assessor, who 'might "pry jnio every  ' nook-ahd'coiner! not excepting the  ���������wardrobe, the china closet and the  panln. to see what he could find  to iev\ taxc- on. ' This is what the  f  iMclh'ide government,  that boasted  a ������������������bluijIup," has   comf    to   in   its  1 ftantic efl'oits to rai-e the wind.  possible. We believe the time has/  come when plans for a sewage sys-'  tern, estimates of cost and means of  financing the stune should betaken  into consideration.  Theie could be no higher compliment paid to the government of,  ���������Canada than the agitation in  Ala.-ka for the annexation of that  portion of the ,United .'.States to  Canada. Of couise Uncle Sam will  consent to no such proposition, but  it shows how much superior a portion of 'American teiritory considers  out" s\ stem of government over  their own.'  ' The tesigiKiiion or Hon. Clifford  rfifton hum the Lauiier cabinet  xinilei u'giettablo Oircum-tances  onh .-I'fves to emphasise ihe splendid indiudu.iiiiv oi hrir Wilfred  r.aurier as piemiei tMi'i leader of  the l.ii'eral'iMfty. tine after an-  ,othet three .-none men have left  the cabinet���������Tarte. L>iair and .Sif-  ton���������and in the ea-e of each ve-ig-  namui Lauiiet ba-'been -hown to  be in the riulit 'ictermineil , on  main taming unlnn bi.- cabinet  [iei.-on.il Iiouoi, con-i-t-ncy and  idiiiini-tralivo [.urity in public  fiifaii-. Hi.- < olb;i'_rue- may come  and L'.i luit >ir Wilfn-ii keep- on  hi- riit'i-i- Miii'iilll'ii .'lid with -i  .-irtL'i<-ew to buiIdintr up Can.uia  a- ,i ii.itinn.  .-KWAl.K  J-Yt-TKM.  A matter tliMt liiti-t -hortly be  unriertab-n in thi- city ia a prnp'r  -ewajH: and drainage -y-ten:. Thi-  winter there h,i- bren no ''rid oi  trouble from w.tti-r'cnienng cellars,  Liimli. due to tbe t.iel the city lia-  iifi iirinnacf--y-tern. while a wor.-e  feature i- that tin more populou-  poition of the city i- becoming  .-atuiated with -ewage. which in a  sliort lime may be come a -eriou-  menare to the health of the people,  by generating typhoid, diphtheiia,  and such epidemic- due to want of  proper drainage and sewage systems. It is well to be warned in  time   and    to   anticipate   them if  THE SCHOOL .(JUISRTION.  It is a matter of regret that so  many 'prominent Conservatives  should seek to take advantage of  the differences of opinion om the  school question in ihe Northwest  to"endeavor to arouse the worst  passions of humanity to the ad-'  vantage of their party. Col. Sam  Hughes, JI. I'., talks of civil war,  and this is a man who is 'a Protestant and holds a responsible position as representative of the people  in parliament. Jf true Protestantism means anything it means toleration., evenne.-s of mind and  justice, and'men'who make such  wild a lid inflammatory statements,"  while they may profess Protestant-  i-m. 'are neither Christians nor  patriots. If men of that character  had had their way in the past Canada would have been seethed in  blood by men'killing each other for  the love of 'God. Such men are  more dangerous to constitutional  government than' anaichists or  nihilists, and' every' good, levelheaded citizen, whether Protestant  or Catholic,'should condemn any  such intolerant attitude. '  -' Never since he has been leader.of  the Conservative party has Air.  Borden shown to greater advantage  than when discussing this legislation.' Ue expressed the hope "that  the House would deal with , the  present case in the spirit of Christianity and' forbearance. They  should realize that there were two  sides to the question, that' both  were entitled to consideration. lie  hoped the JIouso,woulii find a solution of the present question that  would commend itself to all the  people of Canada."  Protestantsshould remember that  in the da\s befoie confederation,  when tliL-y were only'a small minority of. .the province of Quebec,  ih.it prounce conceded and -protected iheir educational rights, so  high an authority as Sir, John  Uo-e haung wud, ''We. the English'  pros tenia nt minority of bower Canada, cannot forgr-t that uhatevei  right of scpaiale education we  ha\e was man led to u^ m ihe most  unrestricted way before the union  of the province,-, when we were in a  minority and finitely in the hands  of the French popuUiion. We can  not forget that in no way was there  any attempt to prevent us educating our children in the manner ue  saw tit and deemed best, and I  would be untrue to what is just if  < 1 forgot to say that the.distribution  jo: state fund-for educational pur-  j pose= was macb/in such a way a-  ! to cau-e no complaint on  the   part  1 , '        ."  J of the minority.  ! In Ontario, where :he Protest.int=  iwtsiein a majority, the right- of  ' the Catholic- were .similarly recog-  ! ni/fcd. and whik. -e pa rate .-cliooi-  j became a special provi-ion of the  I constitution for Ontario and Que-  | bee. education wa- left entirely in  , the hand.- of Nova .-rotia and New  ���������Brnn-wtck. Tl.e-e province- h.ne  'maintained the -eparate - -chool  !s\.-tcm a.- a matter of ju-tiee to the  'Catholic minority, and tin- i- evi-  1 denee th'- sy-tcni ha- civen -all ���������  | faction.  j      In Manitoba, on the'other hand,  J then  wa������- no -ettied   -y-t'-m   ivln-n  ' that province wa- admitted to con-  | federation   and   cmi-equently    no  inherent   right-   of   any    rHifjioii-  party, with the result the people of  that province were held  under   the  Briti-h North America Act to have  absolute control of their education.  No man fought   harder   for   th"-e  right.- and airain-t the coiitention-  of hi- own church  than Sir Wilfred  Lauricr.  British Columbia wa������ an independent colony before confederation and retained the in-titution"  then exi.-ting, among which wan  the .-ecular educational .-y-tern, so  that .fortunately the issue was  never raised bore.  As regards the territories the  federal parliament passed live dif  ferent acts between 1S70 and 1S9S  establishing separate schools in the  territories and the new "legislation  simply confirms what has already  existed for a quaiter of a century.  The people must have been satisfied' with' that system 'or would  have protested against it. As.'it is,  agitation does not arise in' the  territories but among outsiders who  contend the law means something,  which Sir Wilfred, as the framer of  tlie measure, says it does not mean.  Any difficulty about the interpretation of the bill can easily be remedied, and we consider the people  of the.provinces should have the  right to deal with the .education  question as they think fit.   Tliat at  i\- ' i *���������       n f  all.cvents is a bedrock principle of  Liberalism. ,       ������ .     '''',''  h really does not (matter much  whether schools are secular or,  sectarian, so long as all schools, are  subject' to government 'inspection  to insure an^,educational standard  of efficiency, and when a government takes that stand the sectarian  school has as mticli claim on the  public'funds devoted to education  as the secular school has.     - '    ,''  The people of Canada should endeavor-to view the whole, question  in 'a fair, tolerant, and patriotic  spirit, rather than by narrow bigoted appeals to the vilest passions  of humanity made under the guise  of Christianity and religion, t fio'm  which such passions should "be as  far removed as is .the earth from  the sun:  . The life and history of Sir Wilfred Laurier have shown him to be  a man of tolerance, justice, and  fearless advocacy of, the rights,,of  the people apart from hierarchical  influences, and we believe he may  be trusted to pursue in the future  the -policy he has so nobly and.  strongly maintained in the  past. v'  PROVINCIAL  LEGISLATURE  i        ^    j;  .-The School Bill Passes.' ��������� -  Government.have a Majority of  Two on a Party Division.  Victoria, March 0���������A motion to  yi\c the public schools bill a six  months hoist was only defeated by Mil  votes to 17, both Socialist and Labor  members \oting with the Government.  Hall mo\ed the bill beieiul a second  time si\' months hence. A vote taken  resulted���������1!' to 17���������as follows:  For���������T.itlow, McBrkle Wilson. Cot-  con. Clifford. Bowser, Fraser, Eos-,,  Davidson. Ellison. Green, Fulton. Garden, Young. Shatford, Giant, A.'M.ic-  doti.ild. Haw thorntliwaite, Williams.  Airainst ��������� McTnnes. Drury, Hall,  Cameron. McXivcn. Mniphy. 'Jones,  Kvan-, Tatinet. Henderson'. J. A. Mac-  dr.n.tltl. (diver, P.itei'sou, Wells, Monroe  Brown   fving. ,    ���������  Absentees���������Houston. Taylor. Wiight.  fjifi'o (1  McGott.m.  Urnrnna   I.out   b7   IMmiNe.  ' It is a biifc'gcsuvo fact not always  BUlIiciently considered tbat "as soou as  any organ or faculty falls,into disuse  it degenerates and is linally !os.t altogether.", Through all, the ages that  man has had the power of speech this  power, has not been fixed in us in any  degree whatever by heredity. It is regarded as.definitely proved that if a  child of civilized parents were brought  up in a desert place and allowed no  communication whatever with, man it  would never make any attempt at  speech. "      i  Up to the last century, it was not uncommon to' find persons living in' a  wild state in tho woods and forests of  England, France, Germany, and Hus-  6ia who ' were utterly incapable of  speech, thoughthpy could make sounds  in imitation of tho cries of wild animals. Certain parasitic Insects have  so completely, degenerated that they  possess neither eyes, leg's, heads,  mouths, stomachs nor intestines.���������Leisure Hour. , .   : '. i   ���������  A  Queer DuiKh   SuperntltIon.  'A curious a'elie of the superstitious  ideas of the middle ages still exists in  many purls of IQnglund ���������the notion  that when the death of a person is imminent the fastenings of the tloor of  the' death,'chamber or of the other  rooms of the Iioumj hinder the departure of the soul from the body, thus  making final dissolution doubly painful. ��������� .       .    ,' "<���������'(."''  A gentleman swriting about half a"1  ccnturjvigo for a collection, of anli-  quiiriiin papers states that when he  was curator at Exeter 'lie had a "call  ' to the 'deathbed of oii'e of his parishioners. Upon,,arriving there the wife  of the patient told the minister that  she had expected Jier husband to die  during the previous' night and on that  account,had left the'doors all opeifor  ^unlocked. Upon asking for reasons for  this odd proceeding lie was told of the  neighborhood superstition.    -  MINES TAYATION.  A bili M amend the unrepealed pro-  vi-iun- of the ;i=ses-ment act oli.iited  ti.'oioti- pmte-t from the leader of the  opp..-iti<>n. The bill piopnsei to subject muni!}; companies U. -pedal  rc'u'.'tiori- in r'-^'.tifl to .is-cs-ifir,nt'),  .iii'lMr Miifdonald contended it v.'.i-  iiuliiir t.i imp'!-" u'p./ii milling Industrie.- c. :idit...u- not Ptif./n cd.i-fijjfirnt  otliei      propeu',    ol     ii'lionic-    mtei.'st-  Thi- iiiiiunir tfiii.-tiy li.ul been -uh;ect>  .-i| t. .-no'iuii b.id Je/i-iiiliwii be  th<iiii!li' iwthnut the j;r.v<-rrnii'.iit  hi inline' d j'.wi ,i ni' .i-iue of th.- Kind,  -,i bieli w.i- merely a c.i-e oi <;l,i-- I'^i1-  lition the p!'.[io-"l ie>;ulatJ<i'i-' not  in injr < uiorfd asjain-r j.er-un.tl pro-  jj.'ity mcoir.e-  Thc Ileiirt of Itolic-rt Bruce, i  Wlien Robert Hruee. king of Scotland, lay upon Ins deathbed in the  year 132!) ho remembered tli.iL he had  registered a vow to help wrest the  Holy Land from the,, heal hen Turks.  It w:is clear that the'time lor fiilulling  this vow had passed,but'a new thought  presented. Why not lia\e lus heart re-r  .moved, and sent lo .Jerusalem , for  burial?' To make the story short, this  was decided upon, and Sir .lames Douglas was commissioned to carry il in a  silver urn "to a place as near us possible to where (ho Saviour was crucified" and theie bury il. Ai riving, in  Spam, Sir James. Willi the precious  relic sinimj ,to Ins neck h.v a chain.  i\as killed in ii'baitlo (wilh the floors.  Sir Simeon l.'it.nd reuirnoii w'llh Hie,  lien11 lo Scoll.uitl am1 uei'osi'otl it under the altar ol Melioso abbey, svheie  it now is. , i .  i . -.t  Our   Del>l   t������   Asia.  It is nolowortlit Unit out of Asia  came our alph.ibet anil our Arabic numerals. The compass, we owe to the  Chinese, who knew the .m.iunctic needle as early as the second century A.  D. Gunpowder onumally came out of  A "sin. mill so (lid the art of printing and  the ni.iiuil'actiue ol paper. The Chinese imented mowiblo l.\pes m the middle ol Lhe ele\enlh eentuiy, S-"iO years  belore Gutenberg. They also made  s'lks long belore Kuropo and porcelain  that has never been equaled by Europe. Truly. A������ia is the cradle, of the  race. On the original ideas, of the Persians, Arabians, the Hindoos and the  Chinese our modern society lias been  built.  A   Fluli  Tlint  CoiHtt Tulle.  A natural curiosity captured on tb������  ci.nst of Africa on May 5, '1S5-1, by  Signer Cavana mid exhibited in-all thu  great cities of Europe during the years  1S.j!J, IStiO, 1801 and 1S02, where, it.was  advertised as the "talking fish," 'was  In reality a species of the African seal,  well known to naturalists on account  of its wonderful powers of mimicry.  This particular animal was about  twelve feet in length and weighed  something over 800 pounds. ' It. had a,  line, doglilce head and large, beautiful  black'eyes, which seemed to sparkle  with intelligence whenever the creature was spoken to by anyone.", It wns  very docile and'when told to dance  would roll over and over in its bathtub, with first tail and then head above  the water, all the lime, chattering us  though enjoying the sport as much as  the '.spectators did. It soon learned  many .odd tricks and, (it Is claimed,  learned to articulate nt least three  words very plainly ��������� viz, "maininri,"  ;'|)tipa" and ".lolin." the last being its  keeper's1 name. When, (old to prtiy.lt  would clasp its nippers in thcallKutle  of supplication and put on a sanctimonious look. ��������� '  i .. '  OrlKln  of  lhe   KtAkvk.  An old tradition says the Aztecs were  one of .seven powerful 'tribes that  emerged from seven caverns in n region called A/.llan, or 'place of the  heron. They wandered away from  their fellows after a great confusion of  tongues and settled in the region they  in o known to have 'inhabited. This,  tradition may be-partly fabulous, bul it  Is sure that the_ Aztecs settled the  country before the eleventh or, twelfth  ''century.      " ���������   ���������  All the tribes lived In peace for. a  considerable time until the strong began to encroach upon the territory of  the weaker. Then a fierce war, for supremacy over the whole- territory ensued and lasted 'many years. Under  the leadership of their military chiefs  tho Aztecs obtained control of tho  whole territory and established a'very  enlightened form of government. ��������� This  'was consummated in 1">2-1 or 13123.  The   "\\*in������   of  ii   Hird.  The typical vertebrate Imib, variously mollified in the arm ot a man or the  lore limb of a cat or fiog or bird, has  ,one bone in the upper arm, which gives  support to two in tho lorearm. which  friinil.illy yield t- four at the wrist,  and I rom thes������ five dieits can just  (.omI'm tably bo extended The bird,  however, decided lo (l.v rather than  m'.tsp with its hand. ������> that thi op and  a hull' (intreis aie all it has retained of  the live which its reptilian ancestors  bequeathed lo it.  All   OUscnrilM-H   Itl-nuireil.  The Ite\. Dr. 1'ourthly���������Tor twenty-  seven years 1 have been trying to  preach, but I confess I have never  finite grasped the moaning of Kt. Paul  in this pa i lien la r pas^atre The Kev.  K. Mowatt l.nlglilly���������Why. doctor, I  ele.n-eil th.it all up in the first sermon  I eicr preached.    I'll let you read it if  5 011   lik"  ! Cnrl.i 1<-   ii ml   lfn Int.  ! When (".irivle ui-nt In sit to Sir John  j Mlllais fnr h|t pnrli-iiil in Millais' grand  h"W house lie turned on the stairway  to ask, "Has paint done all this, Mil-  1 'is''" nnil. gi'l'uig a smiling answer In  1li������ iililrmaliw, lemni-keil, "All, well.  It ���������.him- what a number of fools there  ate in the world."  FREE FOR  BOYAL CROWN SOAP  WRAPPERS  Mail u,s 15 Koy,il CrowTi .-soap  Wrapper*, and we will -jf-nd  tree your choice of over 100  pietuies, or for i't u'i.ippr-iri  youi choice of ovei '200 book--.  Premium list sent on application,  The Royal Soap Co.,  Vancouver, B. C. Limiied  A   I'lHhy   ftoiiiniicr.  Mnhfl���������So Jack Miller didn't marry  .Miss Herring afb'r all7 Judith���������No.  She rejecn-il him. Mabel ���������How did  .l:\i\i lake It? .Judith���������Oil. he said thero  was us good fish In Hi'1 sea as were  pver caught out of II, and went after  Ml.sn Salmon.  rThf   Amnrilit    It *-r|ll Inl fe.  Gholly-How much money would a  rnnn have to have to marry you7 She������������������  In It yourself you have In mind? He���������  Ye-fH. 1 suppose ao. She���������All there Is.  ���������Srnfirt Set.  No whip cut* no sharply as the lash  of conscience'���������Provwrb.  Di'OutiiiK   Guilt   Iu   Liberia.        c  The brown skins of the natives in  Liberia are often daubed with*red anil  while cla.t. the elleet of the hitler being nither startling. This, is called  dressing. Sometimes -it vertical blue  mark is been across the forehead. This  is a sign of freedom. The Kroomen  have it more than others." They are  largely employed as extra hands on  the steamers. When a man is suspected of murder, theft, etc., he is  made to drink 'sasco wood. This being  (le.idl.i poison. Mns innocence is declared by the drnlt not proving l.ital.  litis said, .however, that this is only a  'form. When the fatal moment arrives  some expedient is generally adopted,  or else it is considered that only an"  innocent 'man-would be willing to approach the deadly'draft.  Wi'il.IliiK* In ICoren.  At a Korean marriage eveiy one rides  on horseback and in singleMile. Kirst  comes a manservant, who curries iu  both hands an imitation life sized wild  goose, eoveteil by n red .scarf. Then  come the hrn'cgionm. bis friends and  all the serv.iiiis 1 e possesses or isjtible  lo boiiew. At the bride's house the  servant lust deposits the goose on^a  howl ol rice; then all dismount, and.  le.iMiig outside their outer lobes, tliolr  hats and their boots, they enter the  house and make as much noise as they  possibly can. ��������� The pandemonium does  not cease till (ho guests are paid to go  away A leasl follows and then (he  hndegioom is taken to lus bride, whom  lie sees for lhe lust time.'  itcnl   Ilnlm   of   Gilenrt.  The real balm of Gilond is the dried  Juice ol a low shrub, it is said, which  grows in S,\ ria It is very valuable  nii'l stiu-i-e. for the ainoutiL of balm  yielded by one .shrub never exceeded  si\t.\ drops a day. Avoiding to .lo-  se|-lit!-. the balm or ImNain of Cblead  was one ol the presents given by the  iiiieen of Sheliii to King Solomon. The  iiiiiieai .Icw.sh physicians prescribed  it evidently for dyspepsia and melancholia. '  Didn'l   IViint  an   BIciiluiiil.--  "An ,elephant must be a pretty expensive animal."  "Vcs; I wish I had enough money to  buy one"  "\V'-,-it do you want with an elephant '"  -I tliii't; I merely expressed a wish  for tlie money."  (.vts \<iikii:ir.  Hicks ��������� The way I'ragley bilks ot  pri)vii!'i.g for his wife he seems to  think i-oll.lng ton good for her. Wicks  -IPm: And lhe way he actually provides fm- her lie seems to Ihink nothing Is good i ugh for her.��������� Philadelphia Ledger.  An   I in pot-(ii ii <   IVIoniont.  Mr. New I,, wed (in the kitchen) ���������  What p--e .von eimk'iitr Iheie. my dear?  Mis. Ncvvlyweil le\citedl.vl���������Oon'l bolll-  11- me now. ,'Ihi'ie's ihe cookery liook.  I'm inak'iiig recipe No. 1ST on page 303.  Odd   l'oiHlofltci-   NnmcH.  Here are a few curiously named  poslollices: Tubb, Pcniisylvimin; Rob-  lier's Koost, Iniliiin Territory: Rlrrt In  Hand. Pennsylvania; Lamedecr, Mon-  l.uia: Popcorn, Indiana; Why Not,  Kentucky; Hut Off, Georgia; Sopchop-  |iy. I'lorlila; .lugtown, North Carolina,  ���������scveitsiars, Pennsylvania; Fearnot,  Pciiiisj lvama;. .ludytown, West Virginia: Pig, Kentucky; Goodnight, Kentucky.   .  Kootenay Lodsre No. ISA. F, &A.M.  The rcguliir meeting* are hold in the  jMuponic Temple,  jdtlKollovvsHnll.on  the third Monday in  euoh inoiitli at 8  p.m. VlslUnisbretn-  ren coidiully welcomed,  i,  C. .\. PROCUNIKR, Skcuktaky.  SELKIRK 1.0DGE, NO  12.1. O. O. F.  Moots every Tuesday,  evening in Selkirk  kllall at S o'clock.  Visiting brethren cordially Invited to attend.  J. MATHIB, Sec  \V. W. l-'OSTKlt, N.G.  Hod R���������o lli-gi-oo meet - second iinil  foui-lli  'I'lie-ilnvs of each iiuinth; W'liile lto-u IJo|jioe  nieols Tliird Tmisdiiy of eiiuli i|iuu'ter, in Odd  fellows Hull,   Visitinjj brellii'on vvelcoine.  II. COniCK. 'I'. HAIi'l'.      "  ' Pie-iilent. i '   aocietary.  *��������� D< MPCARTHY,  Builder and Contractor  i,      '     KEVELSTOKK, 13..C.        \  Plans  .intl  estimates fuciiis'lied on .ill  kinds ol'work.,     '   i:j|in2I'  J.    SAMSON"'  Painter, Paperhanger, 'SignwHter  'ka'lsomining DONE."-'  Oi'tlers rcc.-ive prompt attention.  Second .street,       -   -   KEVELSTOKE  W. A. McDonald  PLA5TKKEll & JJKIOKLAYEIt'  K15VEi;STOICE  The only fiist-cliibs plasterer in town.  Let nie know you'r^icqiiircnicntb.    A  Carload of Lime jiist imported..!'A Carload o' Hrick under older.  When You Want  A Hack  Xiglit or day,  1"   '   ���������;;'  Ring up Tel.'No. 27  Stand at Union-Ho tel.  J.r M. McOallum.  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. VV. B. Paget, Prop.  Prompt delivei) <if p.neels, baggage,  etc., to any part of ,ilie City.  ��������� ..Any Kind of Transferring  TELEPHONE NO. 7.  J as. I. Woodrow,  BUTCHER.  Retail Dealer I it-- \,mnrrm^ .  BEEF,    PORK,  MUTTON, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season.  All orders promptly filled.  RlVELSTUKE,    D.   U.,    iiiitlKliiB sti-oots  Wo lire receivui!,'WVoel.ly riliiiniienth of  Choice DAIRY Butter  in Small Tubs  ���������J ii���������L tlie ihiiiK ft" K.innly IJ-o.  GROCERIES  Our Stock of Freali  Fruits is complete  in eveiy line.   Cull and   examine.  Prices and quality to suit all.  BakersConfectioners  To Trappers  Raw Furs Bought  Cash Prices Paid  F.    B.   WELLS,  Exporter of Furs. THE KOOTENAY MAIL  THE SCHOOL BILL  A Bad Effect on the System of  ���������"' ���������      Education. -,  ��������� An effect of the"government s , new  school bill as it s'tands i at present will  be to take from trustees any, inducement to enforce regular attendance.  Hitherto the government .grant litis  been based on, attendance.1 The new-  act, bases it on the number of teachers  on^each one of which the school district will be out of pocket. " -  , So far as this city is concerned, the  ^trustees will have to arrange with the  government for compensation for the  30, or -10 children attending the'-city  schools whose parent.- reside outside  the city limits, or 'refuse them admission. '  CITY SCHOOL  Attendance for February.'  /  to,  (ti  ft*  Oi  T>  /|\  m  -1\  ^^5^5.5^3Sl5}53^%l55^$i^$555$$$5.$-$-5-$'-$.-$SS-$H  *d3&$$3������33%3S3399333333333333339j  MO   TMLTJ3&   DCaXT   OURS I,  WELLS,  RICHARDSON &  t CO.'S    1 Gives the True, Golden June Tint that Guarantees Prize Butter.  ,, The Largest and Best Creameries and Dairies in the World Use It.  LOOK FOR THE DANDELION TRADE MARK.     BEWARE OF SUBSTITUTES AND IMITATIONS.  (Business Locals.,Social & Personal.  Bicycles repaired at \V. Smythe's. <  ��������� >' - Your credit is good   at Ho'wson's  x- iFurniture Store. ,;.,    ., '_     j  Fancy dishes always--found <at the  ' -.Canada Drug Store. '    ' '  ' Read C. B. Hume &   Co's advt.  on  ', -front' page of' this issue. .'.   ,  - Take your wheel for repair to \V. A.  " Sniythe' Full stock of Tittings'for all  ' - -wheels. '' -   '  - Wall Taper. Carpets.Linoloum, Floor  >Oil at Howson's Furniture Store.  Don't, wait for that, old   lamp to ex-  1    -piode.' Get a XKW,ONE from YV..M.  ,   LAWRENCE and save the appy 'ome  ,    -Sniythe is putting  in a silver and  - -nickel plater  in  connection   with his  Bicycle Repair Shop. '-  Mrs. Ci'eelinan  and Mrs. Dent  will  ~ttko subscriptions from now on for the  >    Ladies Home Journal. ���������. <j '  '    "   R.Howsou and' Co. have  a  car'of  Iron  Beds  and  Cheap   Dressers  and  Stands on the way. . -  "   'Kodak Films,   Plates,  and   all  the  .--Chemicals   and " instruction   'Books,  "Jargc assortment at the Canada Drug  -rStor-:!.    .       -   > '   ' i '     - "  "*See  the Exhibition ' of New   York  -  'Costumes-  at. C.   B    Hume   &  Co's.  idepiu-tmciit store  Monday'IMaich' 13,  jooo. :    , ���������   ., '  Bi������ Stock" oi Saddles.-' Handle liars.  "Pedals.' Lamp.-.' everything for the  ������������������wheel.' Du'nlop,.M. & G., and Single  Tube Tires. *'     -,-  C.   Turnros-    has    purchased   the  liverv business hitherto 'conducted by  "AY. Fleming, and took it over Tuesday.  - Xow is the time to get your, wheels  -fixed. See Wilkes about it. He has  .all the latest appliances to fix up your  -wheel in lirst das? shape.  Iron Beds with Iron Frame Spring  -is what the people want. Howson's  Furniture Stoie has them.  For the tired ��������� spring feeling get-a  rl .bottle of-our Tonic llypophosphites,  ' "it is pleasant to  take and  you  get a  -big bott'le  for a  dollar at  the Canada  JDrug Store.  By advcrtisemeiitin another column  Messrs. Robinson and   Munroe intiin-  .ate they will vi-it   Revelstoke to meetl  '   holders of Marconi'shares.  Messrs. Lawrence and Tagg.trt have  ���������purchased   the   dry    goods    business  ' hitherto carried on by  W.  J. George,  <- :a'nd Mr. Geoigc left Revelstoke by jS'o.  2 on Monday.".  We wish the new linn  .-all success.,  ��������� "    R. Macdonald has had a magnificent  -three-pannelled    mirror   of    bevelled  ���������glass placed in his barber shop,     it is  -the work oi F. Tweedale.  W. Sniythe is agent for the Clove  land, the best wheel in Canada.  Rambler, 2nd tirade Cleveland, $-15 00.  Brantfoid, Ked Bird, and several other  -wheels. Cushion on all wheels. The  .Humbler fitted with Dunlop Then.  Spring is coming. You will want  -some rooms cleaned and papeied, so  just look in to the Canada Drug Store  i'or wall papet.-. They have a nice  new selection of the latest designs.  .Don't forget the place.  A portion of Bourne Bios, old store  has been mtiv. d next .1. G. Maddomild'n  dry gc>uds stun', and will be litted up  at "a barber shop ford. O. Morgan.  S. McMahon intends extending his  carriage and implement business, and  is putting in a first class stock of  -cultivators, seeders, buggies, wagons  etc. Last winter he shipped sleighs as  far as Nelson. He i.- supplying to the  order of C. Turnross a handsome  doubld-scatcd phaeton, and the workshop is full of orders for rigs. Mr.  McMahon has fitted up an 8 Ii. p.  gasoline engine for driving a handsaw,  turning lathe, and other machines  which he proposes installing to make  his carriage fac/.ory and workshop as  complete as possible.   ���������*   TOWN ANNIHILATED.  Mombiissi,     British     Hast    Africa,  March 10.���������II  is reported   that '.1,000  Sonialis   have attacked   the  town   of  Marka on the Bexdir coast  mid   Inivo  .annihilated the inhabitants;  - -A. A. Clark, has joined   the stall', of  Bourne Bros'.-store '   ,  ;>r Hugh Brown," of Trout Lake,  lias  gone to California to mine.  Mrs. J. M. Doyle returned Wednesday from liei' eastern trip.  yrhe quadrille dub closed the season  with a dance on Monday. '' . L'  '- Mr. Knox, C. P. U.' timber inspector,  ais being joined by liisifamily.  , Miss Ward has returned from her  annual 'millinery purchase' trip for C.  B. Hume and Co., Ltd. ���������  The manv friends of Mr. and Mrs.  Lou Patrick regret to learn of the illness of their daughter Lulu.      -> ,  Miss Dora. Smith has gone to Vancouver, and Miss L. Campbell succeeds  her at'C. Ii. Hume it Co's store.  Mrs. H. A. Brown is at Oroville,  Cal., and is enjoying her trip through  the land of sunshine and flowers. ���������    '  The engagements is' announced of  O. B"L. Le'froy of Vernon to Miss  G. Ellis; daughter of.T. Ellis' of Pen-  ticton. - '        " .; ���������    "  Miss Fife, of C. B. Hume and Go's,  dressmaking depaitment. , lias gone  east and is succecdecl-by Miss Martin,  of Vancouver.    - i  invitations are out for the Willing  Workers "At Home," to be held in the  l'resbytciian Church on Thursday  evening ne.vt.  The cngagciiient is announced'of  JS'orthcote II. Caes.ir, formerly of  Revelstoke, and Miss Mabel C. Ching  of Winn:p������g, Man.  - General Superintendent Marpole,  Superintendent Kilpatrick and C.  Sweeney, general manager Bank of  Montreal visited the. Okanagan valley  this week.     ��������� (.  The marriage of' "Nels - Eckland, the  well, known C. P. R. section foreman,  with Miss Andet'jon was celebrated  Saturday by Rsv. C: LI. M. Sutherland.  Mr. and Mrs. Eckland will make their  'home at Salmon Arm.  Dr. Delamatcr, of Rich Hill, Mo.,  Messrs. Culbertson and Ii. P. Smith,  who arc interested in the Prince Mining ' and Development Company,  arrived Sunday, to attend the annual  meeting of the company., and were  delighted vvith their visit to Revelstoke.  At the Hotel Revelstoke on Sunday  11 W. Montelius and Miss Grant, of  Vancouver (the lady being daughter  of Rev. Rol.ind (ir.uii), were united in  marriage. Rev. W. C. Calder performed  the ceremony. The couple left Monday on the return journey to Vuncuii-  vcr.' Miss Grant was returning from  a visit to relatives in Boston, and was  met at Glacier by her fiancee, who accompanied her as far as Revelstoke.  The young people were to have been  married in .rune, but determined tu  -teal a march on their friends.  High School..,  Div. I.:-.   Div. IL������.   Div. ill -.  Div. IV   Div. V....-..'...  Div.'vi....'.'.:.  Div. VII...;-...  Div. YLLL   ���������Knrol-  >r muni,  ���������71  -3S  35.  43  30  48'  54  46  33  Pro-ont  Percent-   ovory  iiu-e    Se=oion  S5.23.,  90.72  S0.7S'  S7.5G  91.80 -  ,o 80.25  S4.38'  85.10  6S.39  9  IS  15  19  15  15  13  13  1  IT'S' EASY'-'ENTERTAINING  your friends when you canof*,  fer them'a cup of refreshing i  -,    It  puts   everyone  in   the  best'humor, and the minutes'''  fly quickly.    ' '       .'���������',--'���������,' ,'    - ?.  /  -    f"      ' The Red -Label is the most popular blend.  53S  85.32     US  About Rheumatism.'  There are few diseases that indict  more torture than rheumatism and  theie is probably no disease for which  such a varied and useless lot of remedies have been suggested. To say  that it can be cured is, therefore, a  bold statement to make, but Cliamb-  eiIain's l'ain Balm, which enjoys an  extensive sale, has met with great,  success in the treatment of this disease. One application of Pain Balm  will relieve the pain, and hundreds of  Hull'erers have testified to peimanent  cures by its use. Why sulTer when  Pain Halm allords such quick relief  and costs but a trifle? For sale by all  druggists.  THE SCHOOL  ���������      QUESTION.  ��������� Compromise Arrived At.  A private wire received ' in Vancouver from Mr. P.. G. Macpherson,' M.P.,  indicates the breach between Hon.'  Clifford Sifton and Sir Wilfred Laurier  over the educational < featiue ' of the  new Northwest Autonomy ' Bill is not  so wide as was first generally imagined  In fact Mr. Macpherson 'suggests as a  result of a, com promise to d..y effected  over the school clause. Mr. Sifton may  fall in line with' the 'government's  position and support the pa.-mi ye of;  amended  measure".    The local   i.epie-  sentative's telegram  stated "the  > i-  promise was ''.likely to be s.itiaf.ieinry  to Sifton and all western meinbtas ''  The nature of the compromise is outlined in the following despatch fiom  Ottawa.  '���������'The new clause which the government pi-opuses to place in the inn on-  only bill in place of .the objectionable  educational clause's, merely makes  section 93 of the British North America Act applicable to the Territories,  as if they were provinces at the time  of the union, but subject to the school  ordinances passed by the territorial  government down to date, it ,is a  short clause, of six or seven lines.  The objectionable section in regard to  Dominion lands does not appear."'���������  \Yorld. ' p  DEATH OF H.' J. BOURNE.  H." J.' Bourne, who. was one of the  pioneer {business men > and most respected citizens of Revelsto'.ce, .passed  away shortly after S a. m. today. Mr.  Bourne ;hacl been suffering from . a  bronchial complaint for some years,  and the complications resulting" from  this were the cause  of death.      Mr.  i -        -  Bourne was a 'native of lliiinham,  Eng., and came to Canada in 18S3.  lie resided iii Montreal for a time .and  then moved west, establishing, in 1SSG  in partnciship' vvith his brothei Frank t  the' general merchandising- business  carried on under the name of Bourne  Bros. The firm soon worked tip one-  oi the largest businesses in the infcer-  ior. establishing branches at Nakusp  and New Denver.  Mr. Bourne leaves a(. widow and  three brothers"here, 'Frank, Edward,,  and John, to mourn his loss. ILe.was  a man of sterling icharacter, highly  esteemed-by all who knew him. He  was a pronnnentTWasdn, having lieon  Past Master of Kootenay lodge, and a  member of the .Chapter here and'at  Vancouver.   '-        .- -   > --   "-  ', The funeral has been arraiVged for  "2'p. in. Monday, and will .take 'place  with Masonic honors. ,  The heartfelt sympathy of'tlic com-  ninnnity is with Mrs. Hournc in her  sad bereavement.  Wlien  KJmncn   Were  Frequent.  1 It has long been known to ethnologists 'that among many, primitive  tribes and races the practice of kissing  was unknown. Among the Lapps anil  the,Maoris rubbing of noses" occupied  its place.- Tho aveiage native of, Japan  still knows nothing of the practice of  kissing.    -   ..   '-  The' practice cf lip to lip salutatHn  .���������.viih especially' cliaiaeterislicj of Km;-  lisli social life in Tudor tunes. Its universal employment was one of tlie  ihmg.e>noticed by lCraiiniis tlui'ing������lji:  sojourn In,. ICnitliint! ami is llm.s commented on in one of Lis "Kp.-tolae:"  "Here are girls with angels' laces, so  kind and obligiiuf that yon would pre-  ler llieiii ,to all ymir muses.' I.e-sidcs.  there is a custom In-re never to be-sul-  Jfieientl.v commended. - Whenever" you  come you arOji-eceivcd with a'kiss by  all: when you take your leave, you are  dismissed jvirli kisses: you return',  ki-ses arc repeated. They ^eonie "to  .vi.������ii'you.'kisses again: they leave you,  you kis.s them all round.1 Should they  meet you anywhere, kisses in abundance. In fine, wherever you move,  there is nothing hti1 kisses.'\       ������ '  HOCKEY.  Bat Portage  beat   Ottawa   in   th  match for the Stanley Cup.  Premier Haultain thus speaks of  the school question in the Northwest:  "I am satislied with the way in which  our present system is working out.  If I were made dictator tomorrow I  would not change it. But to a certain extent that is beside the question.  The principle involved is one of provincial rights. "We asked to be made  a province, with the powers of a province. We did not ask to be a province  vvith a large number of restrictions  involved in our constitutional act.''  SOCIALISM.  B. T. ICing=ley was unable to attend  at the meeting at Selkirk lull Thursday night as advertised to speak on  Socialism, and C. M. O'Brien of Kernie  .-poke in his .-tend, lie dealt with the  commodity aspect of labor'viilue^how-  ing under present condition- labor was  a commodity on the market the same  as potatoes, and it^ condition- were  regulated by the law of supply and demand. He contended the worker was  thereby robbed as a producer. All  other questions were squabbles between the difVerentdivi.-ion- of capitalism in which labor had no concern,  and instanced the division on the  eight-hour law when both Liberals and  Conservatives voted against labor.  Rheumatic Pains .Quickly  Relieved.  The excruciating pains characteristic of rheum'tism and sciatica aie  quickly relieved by applying Chamberlain's Pain Balm. -The great pain  relieving'power of the liniment has  been the surprise and delight of thousands of'sufferers. The quick relief  from pain which it affords is alone  worth many times its cost. ��������� For sale  by all druggists.  FUNERAL NOTICE.  The funeral of the late Henry.).  Bourne will take place from thc'late  residence of deceased at i p. m on  Monday. March l.'ith.  Friends will please accept this intimation.  Nil   'l'inK-   For' Fools. -i  When   George' Westinalioiisc.   as   a  young inventor, wns-tryinnjo':nfeie*i  capitalists iiKhi'.. antomatie brake, the  device which now plays so important -t  -part in the operation of railroad trams.  he wrote a  letter to Commodore C'or-  Jnelius Yanderbill. president ol the New  York Central  lt.-ilirnntl coinpaiiy. carefully explaining the-details ,of the in  ���������volition.   Very promptly his letter came  back,to him, indorsed in bin. scrawling  letters,   in   the   hand   of   Comnioiya'o  ��������� Vaiulerbilt.j "1  have'no time to waste  on fools."  Afterward, when, the Pennsylvania  railroad had taken up the automatic  brake and it was proving successful.  Commodore Vanderbilt sent young Mr.  Westinghouse a request to call on liiiu.  The inventor relurued the letter, indorsed on the hot loin as follows: "I  have no" time to'waste on fools."���������Success. ' ''  Brick'for Sale.  The undersigned have ju-t burned a  kiln of 500,000 brick; of first class  quali.ty. For price and information  apply to 0. I',. Hume it Co.  The Bowman Lumber Co. has been  incorporated with a capital of $1,000,-  000 to take over the lumbeiiiig and  steamship business of the Bmpiro  Lumber Co.  COURT  INVESTIGATION.  It is slated that Thomas W'. bawson  of Boston, who is new attacking the  trusts by magazine articles, will shortly begin nn investigation of Canadian  financial schemes, especially real  estate advertisements where quick and  large proiits are being featured. We  believe particular attention will be  given to a series of advertisements now  running in the "Mail," in which great  inducement!) are offered to small investors. We are informed by the  parties responsible for the ads that  they court investigation of their statements, as proof can be given that immediate mid large profits have been  realized by nearly every investor taking advantage of the offer. Their  agents, the Hevelstokc Insurance  Agency, Ltd., have a few choice lots  not yet taken up. Kead their ad on  page <1 ol this issue,  "Whimsical   CrimSiialK.  Ill the New Zealand .Medical Journal  appeals this story: On walking to the  scaffold in solemn proccssio'n a criminal 'once called to the governor of the  prison, ".Ilist -oblige me, guv'nor, by  tolling, me the day.o' the week." "Monday," answered' the surprised governor.  '"���������Monday!" answered the prisoner in  disgusted tones. "Well, this 'ore's a line  way of beginning a' week, ain't 117"  And he marched on with dissatisfaction imprinted on every line of his  face.  On another occasion an officious  hangman ���������whispered as he placed the  white r.-tp lnn his viclim's head. "If  tliere'^ iinyfliing .voit'd like to .T-k mo  I'll be plc.iso.l Id answer." The victim  crane.! ids neck forward and sai.l in  an equally low hut very .mtieli inure  anxiuiis voice, "Von might tell me, is���������  U (his sciill'olil safe?"  It should be borne-in, mind that  every cold weaken-; the lungs, lowers 'the vitality and prepares the '  system,for tlie moie setious diseases', among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life, -  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  prompt cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the r  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.  Price 25c, Large Size 50c.  I  TRY OUR :=��������� .  SMOKED  SHOULDERS  10c PER LB.  KNIGHT &"��������� OO.  verxox!" n. o.  'I hi.-    Itl-liut tl'u!    Islf-   til'   /.Mtllf.  Xinile.   the  <>iiri!i<|i<al.u   shaken,   ilu-  "neinciKisa   /.ae.v iilluis" of   Virgil,   ha*  been  at  all   times  ruinous  :i.s  one uf  the   loveliest    of   islamK     It   divides  wllh Corfu the ilMim-tiiiM of heliig lln- I  richest   mid    most    lii-.-iiitil'nl   ol    the 1  Ionian group, and while, the evergreen |  fnre-U  mi   Its t-asli'in  .sjioi-e  is  the .1 1   ,  mlralion of every traveler lhe    --rllil;;.  [  of its  vine growing plains   liai  nnii.e  (he   little   island   famous   among   tne '  markets   of   the   world      The   vine   Is!  that dwarf  variety   which  grows  the [  currant of commerce.   The growing of j  this vine is lhe chief industry of lhe  Island,  but   Ihere  are   also   olives   In  great numbers.���������London Times.  GOOD GOODS  MAKE GOOD  BUSINESS  i We Have Good Goods in all  , Branches.  and   Wrappings  in roll unit  Cii'oceis and  .Millinery  Papers,   ruled  and  I'lntu's   S<������li<Mii<-.  It was Mr. Slreeli.-r, a London JpwcI-  er, who was bistniinenlal in exposing  the notorious I'inlit, who claimed to  have discovered the philosopher's stone.  His method consisted in having n biiR  of gold dust concealed tip his sleeve,  from which, by an ingenious contrivance, I10 was able to squeeze the powdered metal unnoticed Into Ihe crucible.  By tills means he was able to melt a  sovereign and produce three or four  times Its weight in tnetal.  Pi inline"  II.11,  Plug Papers  Lonfer-liouei  Hags  Ofliee   Stationery  plain  Loose Leaf Account Sy-tem  Paper's  Loose Leaf Ledger  Hided Papers  Knvclopes in all sizes  Fancy C.uds P/"grammes .Menu"  (/'over Papers, Invitation Papers  Wedding .Stationery, with piloting in  .Silver or Gold  Memorial Card.-  Ladies mid Gents Visiting Cards print-*  ed in latest slyhs  Husiness Cauls in great variety.  The Kootenay Mail  Publishing Co. Ltd.  Printers and Manufacturing Stationers  . REVELSTOKE, B. C. THE KOOTENAY MAIL  Ci  THE STAGE.  A DRAMATIC TREAT.  'The f,ivoiite actor, Mr. Harold 2sTel-  son, is announced to appear here in  liis e-l.ilmiate .new   production,  "Paul  "K.uiv.ir" This great nnisterpiece of  Steele Mackaye tells 'im interesting  sfnry, dealing with thrilling incidents  ol" the,"Reign of Terror'' in France.  The pn't of "i'auli ICauvar,'", patriot,  and revolutionary, is admirably suited  ,u> Mr. N'elsij'ii, and lie hn������ been gjven  the Mippnit. 'of, a company stronger  than'a.iiy be has l>"?oie, had. , In respect, to.cotini ing and bcenic cquip-  nieni, ihe production is of metropolitan pretension. Theatre jjoeis here,  may ctmlidently iin'ticiputu it performance of unusual slreiiiitli'and interest.,  -"I'liul ICauvar-' will be seen hero on  Tuesdav, .March'II.     '   ���������       ���������  ' "PLATT-FANNiNG COMPANY'  Billed   for' Three Nights, and  -'    Saturday Matinee.  'Jt'is'an old, time-worn expression  to say, whenever a,theatrical company  appears,'that it is the'"event of the  seaSon," yet we leei -that .this' can   be  an extended engagement here, but it  is safe to say none of the previous  offerings will exceed in favor of the  patrons of the house the'preaent play,  'Shall Wo Forgive ner.'."   '  This company will be seen  at  the  opera house for. four performances, on  SID>'I-"Y PL ATT.  Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday  matinee and night. The plays announced for Wednesday and Saturday  matinee andrnight arc : ," Shall We  forgive Her,',' "Tennessee's 'Paidn.-r,-'  and "The Stowaway.',' . ,  " In "The Stowavvay"-willrbe seen a  lull-rigged yacht,' 22  feet 'in   length,  DRAMATIC,  ���������  . , i '  Revelstoke Amateur Society a  Successful Organization.  ,.-  The Diamatic Society formed iu  Kevelstoke promises to.be a gre.-t  social success. Rooms ior use of  members h.ive'beem taken in the'new  Lawrence block.-. The society - have  auanged to produce the ,ythree-act  comedy "One ' IJti'ndredi Thousand  Pounds" on"April 18th, tlie proceeds  to be in aid of thesociety'.-) funds.   On  I ' r  May 24th an .entertainment will be  given in aid of St. Peter's church'. Arrangements   are  being made'with   a  > < ������     i  fnm in Chicago for the production,.of  standard dramas which , have been  proved successes, so that'the society  should prove a valuable social 'institution for the city and deserves the best  support. " -        ��������� "'   ^Kathleen Mavour.neen is  lhe  piece  selected for the 2-1 th. i  POLITICAL.  Many 'boards of schobl trustees  threaten to resign if ,the McBridc  school bill passes. " , l" ,  ������������������ Tlie McBride government is on the  rocks and may, become ' a hopeless  wreck at any jnoment. , The' socialist  members are urging their friends to  get their names on the. roll; ,\vliidh  looks as if  they   anticipate an  early  " l^������">������.  '    -   ."JdftSS^I  f t  m'iss molicf camiuox,. ;  Leading Lady with Piatl-Fnnning Co.  safely "said "of thcJ;'Pl.att-Fanniiig Go."  coming here for three nights, commencing Wedne-day i-ext. ,*>*"������ *f*--^!!*J  ��������� The com pun.) is a new ,one here,  but the fatt ibey played the most  sucee.-sful season in Vietcria, winning  the lie.uts t-f,the.itre-goers there forla  FRANK  FANNING.  set, upon the stage," the complete  setting of which the company carries,  and it is promised that this production  will surpass anything ever given' at  the opera house. ,'  election, aiid as'the   fate'of  the  Mc-  Pride government is   in   their  hands  they ought to know.  ' The, Nelson   Tnbune',vsuggestively  remarks: ''When an egg is sat on  too  Mr. Davidson of Slocan spoke  against the school bill because he opposed the principle of .assessing for  school purposes the #500 exemption of  personal property .under last year's  Assessment Act. Jle-did not think'it  was, necessary to pass Jegislation at  this time which .called for going,  through a-house, and taking a detailed  inventory.'  John Houston, M. P. P., says in the  Tribune:���������"Yesterday the life, of the  government was completely at the  mercy of the three socialists. ' Two  members were absent, and, two could  not be found. For a time the government was up against it, and had not  the socialists voted with them, the  ���������"first conservative government British  Columbia.has ever had" would have  gone out of business' becuise some of  its supporteis prefer to play, poker to  attending the' sitting of' the liotisc.  The truth is, the government" has no  contiolover the1-members nominally  supporting it,.for the reason that faith  has so .often b'een ��������� broken with the  members, collectively and individually."' ' '  Halcyon Hot Springs  ^fanitarixim.  ml IE MEDTCAL WATERS of flal-  JL cyon aie the most curative in the  world. " A perfect, natiiial remedy for  all N.ervons and Muscular diseases,  Liver, Kidney and Stomach ailments  and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure  for VThat'Tired Feeling." Special  rates dii' all boatS and trains. .Two  mails arrive-and .depart every day.  Telegraph -communication, with all  parts of the world. An" experienced  massangcr.      - ���������    ,    ,      "  i>-  Halcyon Hot Springs  ,    Arrotu Lake. 3. C.  CHARLIE PLATT  (ih'OUc.IA- FRANTIC  i.f IN ,f 1" w.iinit: i ������'tn:������,iii>-  ��������� The play for Thui.-day night h is- ( 1 m.' ������������������'��������� ���������_"-( ~ addled. This h likely to  not as yet been decided upon, depend-'be the fat- o- MoBridc'H railway  ins mainly upon the facilities of this policy���������'.t -Ii ,������- mi -.ign oi hatching  theatre to aceoinmodiiti (he .-cetv-rv     mi' '  n-.i-ut: of li  i i .-i - i i nviMveek", pn.-.e-  thi-i,) f. 1-     .    ��������������������������������������������� " '!..!. (.1 nihility.   ���������  In -|..-..!. ��������� .  .���������nice in  \ :������������������'  J lev, ' fill,.   .,i  i   i   i "��������� . v - in lie iik "eriti d  here;    tin     V  i.i    Tnin-    Inn    tie-  followi-r.' 'i- ��������� " V  ---.    I'l.itt   a"d  r i . n nut11. iierliirm-  c  ��������� '     Hull U'e |.',)i-give  V  TIIF.O. ./fl.-ri.  Fanning have, it is pleiiuiirit to state,  put on a clever and high grade [day  this week.     This company is playing  Would like to Become  A Hiffh Priced Stenographer?  A Successful Fruit'-'Grower? '  An Expert,Correspondent?''    ,  A Practical Prospector?  A Scientific Farmer ?   ' "^  A Book Keeper?  An Ad. Writer<?  A Journalist ? ,  ,We   have  course's ;in  over   100  different subjects.    Our  course'^ i?  recognised by   leading   'educators.  Write'to  The Canadian Correspondence College, Ltd.  ,       Tnriintu, Out.,  or to  Tijk K.vJir.i)'oijs GexeralAgkncy  Kamloops, 13. C.  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Senator" Temp  Ifdiii Oliver ebiiruoteriif.d  the  Mc-  rnan will  .succeed   'Ion.   C.   Sifton iim   Bride  -ehriol   bill   an   an   iitt-jmpi   to  Minister of the interior, ntul  thai   \V\  A. Galliher will be Minister of MincH.  raife ii Hiiifilu.s at the expcniu-   of   the  school children of (lie province,       ��������������� .  .'���������������������������.        ���������' . I.  20th CENTURY  BUSINESS  COLLEGE  VICTORIA,'M. C.  SIIOItTIIAM)  TVI'KWIIITINt;  TKI.KORAI'IIY    ,  IIOOKKKKI'hVf;  AKlTH.MKTIt;  I'KXMAXSIIIf,  Ktc.  A l,h(iiiiiiKb  lliisini-Ms Triiining.  A rnnif<ciii''iilH for boarding  (Jiiiiadiiiri pupils.  NORTON  I'KJNTZ, I'liniiipiil.  Keeclsioke CiiMfHprindinK See.  C. S. Dhnt,  fir.  What Do These Figures Mean?  TYPEWRITERS ARE SOLD AS FOLLOWS : !     ,  -    ���������   v <��������� ' ��������� -  ,  ''"...( .,"   UNITED STATES    CANADA  -Remington No! 6    ���������   -       ,-        -   '    $ 97.50    $122/50  Smith premier No. 4 ,-.     ''--,'���������     16c.50  , ��������� 122.50  'Hammond No.'2 - -     ... 100.00   "'125.00  New Century Giligraph No.'2    '���������    -     100.60      ,1,27.50  "Underwood No."4     ' - r   --,,-.  -     97.50'"    125.00-  . OLIVER* N0/3 :" ,*: '-   ' ,-'     ,c'  ''97-50,:,>  97oo  This Saving of $25 is effected  " because the ,Oliver is manufactured in Canada.  is an expression of the modern  demand for a typewriter that  will meet the most strenuous  business conditions.  ���������     IT IS USED 13V:-  Canadian Pacific Railway Company"      - ,   ,  -    over 50  Grand Trunk Railway System    -        -        -       over 40  The Massey Harris Company        -        -      . -  The Carnegie Steel Company   '   '���������    -        -        over 200  The Weslinghouse."Industries    ���������    - -        -        --   '  The McGill University; Science Department  The Montreal Witness ' -        -        _        -        -    8  and many others  The record of the Oliver has  never been equalled.  Used by 171 Railway Companies and a majority of the greatest Corporations in the World  These Typewriters for sale on Easy Terms.  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  PUBLISHING COMPANY  LIMITED  Agents, 'RevJelstofie. (1   '  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  PRINCE MINING  COMPANY.  Annual Meeting Held.  - .'The sixth  annual   moeting of  the  "Prince-Mining   Co'.   Ltd., , was' held  Wednesday at the ollice of the secre-  rtary, J.   M.'  Scott. 'William   Brown,  ,'prcsident, in the chair.   , The meeting  '..was the largest ever held,' theie.being  -nearly 000,000 shares represented per-  -sonally or  by .proxy.   'The  balance  sheet'showed a satisfactory   condition'  of affairs, the amountf owing  to  the  .company.exceeding  itsyliabilities   by  .$9,319. " ' '  The number of directors was increased to seven and the following elected  ' for ensuing term: YV. M. Brown, president; J la relic J'. Smith, "'vice-president; J.M. Scott, secrctary-trensurer;  -C.J. Rumens, superintendent; H. J.  JJourne; Jerry, Culbertson, Dr. O. A.  <Deluniater, fiscal agents.'   r  '     ;.'., , -;  DRIFTS/ .  '"   s  A find-of coal is reported.from near  -.'Port Haney.  ' . '      '    l "  -,    ,  Slocan mines shipped 030 tons zinc  .   -,ore last week.      -    "<   ��������� "   <.     ,  ,   '���������'- There is,,, unprecedented' activity in  :aniningin Boundary.' ,,     .      .<   '   ,  ' ',   .The   EJkhorn ,'at   Greenwood   has  ~'ibeen incorporated for $200,000. '  .',' "    -Tlie Lucky Boy at. Trout   Lake is  ..-shinning ore to the C. P. R. 'dock.  The January  cleanup at, the  Eva'  -was 195 o/.s. gold \ allied at''.1i2.932.50.'  The Silver Cup mine hns-been shut  ,-.'dowh till   the  danger  from   slides   is  -over.     -" ,   '  -    , /The'(B. C."'Copper  Co.'s  statement  ' shows profits for  last   two   years -'of  ^SS.922.     ,    ,"    _       ��������� \      .' ���������  -    The* mica'production of Canada last  ���������year    was     795.SJ3    lbs...1 valued   at  ;.^19S,-1S2.. ..."'"*  '/>      It is stated the  Nickel' Plate  con-'  templates putting in-a 700-stamp'mill  .at Hcdley. '   .   ,  ' ','The Granby mines now stand ^sixteenth on the li.-t of the world's copper  producers.  , The'Lucky Jim s has  paid   another  -dividend   of" ifS.OO'i,   making  fr2i,000  .  ".paid to date from mining zinc.  *' .Another'clean-up has been made at  ..' ithe.Eva but tlie', value   of-"the , gold  .tbrick has not l-een made public. ;  The lessees of the Payne mill   have  ' .contracted with   the   owners   of, the  ���������Beatrice to concentrate 1,000   tons of  -ore.        " '��������� ���������  ���������  The shipments from Boundary last  ���������week were the largest in the history  ���������of that section, aggregating 20.000  .ton's.  .P. II. Craven, n. Rossland mining  ���������man, claims to have discovered a satisfactory method of concentrating  Rossland ores. '   -  \Y.   B. . Pool,   president   of   Great  jS'orthern   Mines,   has   cone   to   New  '    York to interest ..capital   in   behalf ot  '   Lis company. ' .  The Rand Drill Company's representative has been at the Eva giving  ���������estimates on a compressor and drill  'plant for that mine.  Supt. Rumens reports the,Standard  -mine,looking well.   'He is driving a  ���������crosscut to develop the ore body  at a  , vertical depth' of 150 feet.  E. A. Bradley, who returned from  -the Bend last week, confirms the re-  rjiart of a strike of ,high-grude ore on  .the J. & L. claim on Carnes creek.  The Miner says: One hundred tons  -of concentrates valued at .1135 per ton  ihave be.cn sacked at the Oyster mill  and are now  being  shipped   to  Trail  ��������� smelter.  iShareholders in the Prince Mining  .and Development Company are much  pleased with the way in which the  .company's property, the Standard, is  -turning out.  It is stated the Guggenheim*, who  . are among the most wealthy mine  . operators of America, have acquired  : the Montreal unci Boston Consolidated  , properties in Boundary.  Messrs. Attwood and Forbes, engineers for the Ferguson Mines Limited,  -will probably arrive in Revolstoke  ijaext month and spend some   time at  ��������� the company's mines.  The Enderby Coal Mines, Limited,  ilias been incorporated for $250,000 .to  .develop coal measures at Mara. Supt.  ,Kilpatrick and F. Padmoro, of Sica-  imous, are two of the promoters.  At the annual meeting of the Jm-  iperial Development Syndicate at Nelson it was stated  ore   taken   out   in  development and milled averaged  111 'OS a ton, mid cost of mining and'  treatment was .f3.50 to #1 a ton.  The Canada Zinc Company, Limited, with a' capital of $200,000, divided  into 200 shares of"$1,000 each, has  been incorporated to carry on 'a general mining, smelting and refining  business, and also build and operate  railways, tramways and steamship  lines. --j . .  The B.miiockburn .group on Hall  creek in the Lardcau, will be operated  as soon as the 'spring opens.- A big'  ledge traverses the 'property and has  been traced along a distance'"of 2,000  feet. Its width ranges 'from two to  live feet and the vein yields an average  of nearly two feet of clean 'ore. The  values are in lead, "silver-and gold in  a quartz gangue.  The following have' been <.elected  officers of tlie. Enderby Coal Mining  Company: President, H. \V. Harvey ;  vice-president; M. Carlin; secretary-  treasurer, George 1-Ieggic. As soon as  the snow is off the ground an "expert  examination ot the1 company's prop-'  crty at Enderby will be made and the  point'decided- upon for permanent  workings and buildings.  '  The, Review says the Metropolitan  company ! will extend operations on  the Triune and put 50 men,on devel-,  o'pment work. A body of ore.has been  developed1, .estimated at 3(30 tons of  concentrating ore' worth $4S,000 and  5,500 tons,"worth $82,000. A Riblet'  ,tram is to be built; also a concentrating mill.    The company realised $-������2;-  000 from their ore shipments.",  '  ft ���������    ' ,   *  , -The Beatrice   ore   taken,, out   this  season is being,transported to Beaton  for shipment to , the" smelter. t The.  amount will be nbout 500 tons. It is  stated a^Iin'o body ot ore has been  struck at the miner It is also intended to tfake out 1,000 tons of zinc ore  for sliiptnent. ']?. Fulnior,'who has  just ieturned from the east, ..says' the  appearance of  tlie   property 'is  more  encouraging than ever.  . ��������������������������� ->���������  The Grand,Forks Gazette says: The  Granby smelter has been' receiving  some fine copper ore from the Iron  Mask nt Kantloops. ��������� About nine cars  were brjught in during the' past/two  weeks,,ntid Supt. Hodge's'"states that  for shipments that size it is the high-  est grade of copper ore ever shipped in  here. It,runs from seven to,eight per  cent, copper, with some gold and silver values.' .-The ore has no lime and  Muxes well- with the- Granby ores  which contain lime in excess.  OFFICIAL VISIT  BY MUNROE  COMING TO THE NORTHWEST  COMMERCIAL.  .BANKING.  The Bank ot Montreal has purchased  the li. N. A. building3* at Trail, and  will probably open a branch there.  The Bank of 'Yarmouth, Nova  Scotia has suspended payment. ��������� ,  The Globe says: There is a considerably easier tone in the money market  bankers "finding some difficulty in'  keeping their funds employed.  INDUSTRIAL  being  A wire and   nail   factory   is  established at Vancouver.  The.B. C. Distillery Company have  now started operations at, Sapperton  and are using corn for' distillation.  This should allord a first-class home  market for corn, which can be grown  in the Kamloops, Yale-and Okanagan  districts. At present the.company  has to import.its corn from Minneapolis. The provincially made whisky  cannot be put on the market for two  years, when it will probably become  known as "Braid's Best,-' or "Kelly's  Rye."  LABORS CALL  A carpenter's union has been organized in Rovelstoke with D. McPhadden,  president; E. Kiinbcrly, vice-president;  F. R. McKinnon, secretary, and H.  Loughcad. treasurer.  The Japanese laborers in tho employ  of the C. P: R. are arranging to organize a labor union which will co-operate  with the Maintenance of Way Employes organization.  The Maintenance of Way Employes  Association is steadily growing in  strength. The masons have recently  joined,the order. "A new schedule will  shortly be submitted to General Supt.  Marpole.  George H. Muhroe. of the Firm  of Munroe &  Munroe. on  His Way to Visit    *   r  Revelstoke! _, "  MARCONI STOCKS   BOOMING.  The Great Demand for Marconi  Shares Keeps a Large Force*  of Clerks Constantly Em-'^  '' ployed Making Transfers'^  Purchasers  of, Shares in1 the  Canadian Marconi'Company  ' toHavea Personal cVisit   (  .��������� From the Chief Promoter-������������������?=  ���������   '   of the  Enterprise;  Special Distiiiicli to the Koorcs-Ai  Mail:   '  New York, March 10.���������Mr. II. G.  Robinson and Mr. George 'Munroe  will lcave'Xew York within a"few days  for an ollicial visit to ��������� the Northwest  for the purpose of personally interviewing purchasers of stock in .the  M-irconi1 Wireless'Telegraph Company,  of Canada, to give, them information  concerning the progress of the company and to visit those .towns  which  Mr.  Robinson   had 'planned   to' visit  i-  when hewas* unexpectedly called east.  Thecal ldtine'ius ot stock/originally j  made for those towns Mr. Robinson  has arranged to have reserved at' par  for them as originally planned. -The  demand for shares "in this ' company  has grown so rapidly that the large  force of clerks in the'transfer department have been constantly employed  in , the' effort to 'issue the 0������hares  promptly in the'hames of'purchasers.  Subscriptions obtained by Mr. Robinson during his visit to the Northwest-  are being given the preference and  will'be'rushed through without delay  anil dciivered-uithin'th*- coin-e of a  few days, aince Mr. Robinson's i.-inrn  to New York' many persons' ���������'������ l-u  neglected to' puichase shares dui.ng  his.visit have wiitten to the New Y-nk  office of'Munroe it Munroe, applying  for .in allotment,of shares, 'but these  mail urder'applications will'have to  await their tu:n, those .persoii.iliy  secured by Mr. Robinson being gi\tn  precedence."  -Mr. Gt-bige H. -Munroe states that  the publication of the Miiicoingrum  will be iCsiiined early'" in March, and  all purchasers of stock in the Canadian  Northwest will receive copies of the  publication promptly upon its issuance. ,  The services of the firm of Munroe  ifc Munroe are now being .sought by  promoters of several great industrial  enterprises which are soon to be  launched, and as soon as the details  of these affairs have been settled Mr.  Munroe will be at liberty to make his  contemplated tour throughout the  Northwest. He is extremely anxious  to meet the western friends of the  company, and his associates in the  development of the enterprise, and he  is determined to go over the-ground  thoroughly making investigations  wliich will be of benefit to the company in the establishment of its system. His advice should prove valuable because of his intimate knowledge  of every detail of the company's  development to date, and the conservative, but broad-minded, methods  which he instills into every enterprise  with 'which he is connected. The  acceptance of messages .for transmission to ships at sea from any of the  30,000 Western Union and Postal  Telegraph offices in the United States  has already resulted in it marked  increase in the volume of wireless  business. GG2  Synopsis of Regulations for Disposing oi  Minerals on Dominion Lands in Manl-  ' toba. the Northwest Territories and  the Yukon Territory.  Inexpensive, Good & Wholesome  Clark's delicious Pork and Beans  only cost 5 and 10 cents a tin. They  arc a splendid food.  Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy  the Best and Most Popular.  ''Mothers buy it forcroupy children,  railroad men buy it for severe coughs  and elderly people buy it for la grippe,"  say Moore Bros., Eldon, Iowa. "We  sell more of Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy than any other kind. It  seems to have taken the lead over  several other eood brands." There is  ���������o question but this medicine is the  best that can be procured for cougliB  and colds, whether it be a child or an  adult that is afllicted. It always cures  and cures quickly. Sold by all druggists.  Subscribe for the Mail and get  all the news.  Coal.���������Coal lands may be purchased ai  QO per acre for soft coal and $-0 for anthracite. Not more than 320 acres can  be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate of ten cents  per ton of 2,000 pounds shall bt collected  on the gross output. . r   , - . '  Quartz.���������Persons of eighteen yeurs and  over and Joint stock companies molding  free miner's certificates may obtain entry  for a mining-location. '- ,  A free miner's certificate Is granted for  one or mors years, not exceeding rive,(upon i payment in advance 'of $7.50 per annum for an individual, and from,S50 to  flOO per annum for a company, according  to capital., .    ���������"   '  " A. free miner having discovered mineral  In place, may locate a claim 1500x1500 feet  by marking out the same with two legal  posts, i bearing, location notices, one at  each end on the line of the,lode or vein  The claim shall ,be recorded within fifteen days if located within teD ,les of a  mining recorder's , office, one ������. .ditional  day allowed for every addit...nal ten  miles or fraction. The'fee for recording  a claim-Is $5. .''<       '-1 ,-,  > At least $100 must be expended on the  claim each-year or paid to the mining recorder in lieu thereof. When $500 has been  expended or paid, ,the locator may, upon  having a survey made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase  the land at $1.00 an acre.  ' Permission may be granted i>y the Minister of^the Interior to locat ' claims  "containing iron and mica, also ������������������ pper, in  the Yukon Territory, of an ares, not exceeding ICO acres. .  The patent for a mining locatl n shall  provide for the payment of n! royally of 2J per  cent ot the Bales ot the products or the location  Placer Mining, Manitoba and the N.W.  I\, excepting the Yukon, Verritory.���������  Placer mining claims generally are -100  feet square; entry fee,' $5, renewable  yearly. , On the North Saskatchewan  River .claims for either bar or bench, the  former being, 100 feet long and extending  betweeni high and low water mark. The  latter .includes bar diggings, but extends  back to the base of the.-hitl or bank, but  not exceeding 1,000 -feet. Where - steam  power-is-used, claims 200 feet witla .may  ,be, obtained. . ".  J Dredging in the rivers ' of' Man. toba'  'and the X. W. T., excepting .the X kon  .Territory.���������A free miner may obtain only  two leases of five miles e������.ch. tor a.term  of twenty, years, renewable n the discretion  of  the  Minister  ol  the Inter'or.  The lessee's right is confined to t .e submerged beds or bars of the' rlvci below  low water mark, and subject to the, rights  of-all persons who have, or who may receive entries for .bar diggings-or bench  clarms, '-'except on the Saskatchewan  River, where the lessee may ..dredge to  high water mark on each alternate leasehold. ' .-  The lessee tshall have a dredge In operation within 'orie���������season from the date of  the lease for each five miles,- but where  a person or company has obtainec more  chan one i lease one dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction' is__ su'dqlent,  Rental,'$10 per annum' for~eaeh "'all������ of  river leased. Royalty at the rate of two  and a half per cent cojlected on ' je output after it exceeds $10,000.  Dredglhg in the Yukon Territory.���������Six  leases, of five miles each may be granted  to a free miner for a tei m of twenty  years," also"renewable.   " '   "  The lessee's -right 'is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river below-low water, mark, that boundary to,,  ,i- fixed by its, position on' tne 1st day ot  August in the year of the date oi the  >e<tse.   'J ,  'I lie lessee shall have one dredge ill op-  uf   the-lease, ,and   one  diedge   toi.eacli  rivttioni within   iwu jeais,,, irum_tlie  date  ,'ne   miles   within' six   yeais   fiom   such  ��������� Lite.    Rental, Jluu per mile  for the  first:  > i-.ir,   and  $10  per  unlet tui-  each  subsequent year. Royalty, same asj placer mining.   ,  - - .   *.     ��������� <-  'Placer Mining'in the,'Yukon Territory  ���������Creek, river ,gulch and hill claims shall  not.exceed-250 feet in  length,    measurer  uri  the  base line or general direction o  i he creek or^gulch, the width being fr-i  1.000 to 2,000 feet. All other placer claimt  shall be 2ol) led oquiire.v                   .    i     c  Clafms are marked by two legal posts,  one at each end, bearing notices. Entry  must be obtained within ten days, if the  claim is within ten miles of mining re  ..order's office. One extra day allowc  for each additional ten miles or fraction.  The person.cr company staking a claim  must bold a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is tntitled  to a claim of 1,000 feet in length, and if  the party consists of two. 1,500 feet altogether, on the output of whicn no royalty  shall be charged, the rest of the party  ordinary claims only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at the rate ol  two and one-half per cent on the val\  of the gold shipped from the Yukon Tt>t -  ritory to be paid to the Comptroller.  No free miner-shall receive a grant a  more than'one mining claim on each sei,  erate'river, creek or gulch, but the sami  miner may hold any number of claims  by purchase,' and free miners may wort  their claims in partnership by filing  notice and paying fee of $2. A claim may  be abandoned, and another obtained on  the same creek, gulch or river, by giving  notice and paying a fee.  Work must be' done on a claim each  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has been dune  must be obtained each year; if not, tin  claim shall be deemed to be abandoned  and open to occupation and entry by a  free miner. ���������   '  The boundaries ot a claim may be defined .absolutely t by having a smvci  made and publishing notices In the YuVon  Official Gazette.  '   Petroleum.���������All unappropriated Dam n-  lon Lands in Manitoba, the North-wci'  Territories and within the Yukon Terrl  tory are open to prospecting for p'frc-i  eum,  and the minister may re������er\ v  lo.  an individual  or company   hti-'lng L machinery  on  the  land  to  be  ,->rospect<Mi,  an area of 640 acres.    Shoul-/  the prospector discover oil In paying quantltie*  and satisfactorily establish such dlfcov  ery, an area not exceeding 6-10 acres, In  eluding the oil well and such other lano  as i may be determined,  will  be sold  to  the  discoverer  at  the   rate  of  $1.00  an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate a������  may be specified by order-in-councll.  Department   of   the   Interior,   Ottawa  W. W. CORY. ���������  Deputy of the Minister of the lute:.jr.  ;-������ie*';'.i:8!&8:  ���������I,  >riiJlsi���������EKEtiiiJiiiiiffls>  :.?:��������� :::}-::-r.m. '*:Wl>. 0,KT ZW&$.  ;,..:���������;'>'.':;;���������.;' >;:^;-i������00 -2i2"Fl'B'S:T;': AVE.tVNOR1T^'4-:-(''.--.-'.-'i-:';*-:!?-:v.''������������������':  WRITE j I Cl^MfV >r^  ship   U J ;f\l\V VL I    TOP PRICES   AHW SHIP AiCAIWi  ;SHIP AGAIN-  E.B.; EDDY'S  ^  <55  " KING EDWARD,", 1000=  "HEADLIGHT,' uOOi.- .  " EAGLE," 100s ,uul 20Us '  " VfOTORlA." -  if  "LITTLE'COMET."       ,   i  ' ' i. ' i-  FOR   SALE   EVERYWHERE,  I  Are the Best that can be bought'.  ,jD6n't .experiment,,with ^other, .and "inferior brands,  " ���������'.';"��������� .'USE   EDZD^r'S ''--'--  i       j  r,    <     r    "t*  )  r$) <%r> firS f$> f$������ ($������ i"$v$? rtfl r$) <$> rftridh fifoS dtn t$b t$n ntrt fiti tfa fito rfc rfa rSf������ rfa f\trt f\t������  ^   ~   -S-   TT   V   V   TT ,V   "5-   ~   ^"   ���������. ���������   *^- ���������!������ ~   *s-   "=* _-^-, -^-=--=t^tt=--=-���������   -=."ar  f$>   V   ' "      '      '     '  4-"'?  hotel lmmm  ���������oomarL'ix - :'-.. .  Well Furnished  c^> -,  Good Table up  "&)The Best House in Town. ���������  *     Best'Brands,of. WINES, SPlRlfS and CJGARS kept in Stock. '   -f  ,'"   -    ,W. HAMILTON, Proprietor:     "    ."'" }*>  ^������^^l^^t^^l^(^^f^f^^^s(^(^^'^l^l^^l^^/^^������^^f$������  ZDiillESFIC  ^  PEBJPECTION   COCOA  It is absolutely pure  COWAN'S CHOCOLATE CAKE ICINGS,  CREAM' BARS, ETC. ARE VERY CHOICEST QUALITY,  The COWAN CO., Limited, Toronto  Wing Chung's newly imported stock of Chinese  and Japanese goods.  The best assortment ever  landed in Revelstoke of  useful and ornamental  articles:  Tea RcrviceH  Plates  IlnHkctK  Cano Ch.ilr������  Handkerchiefs  GOLD FISH  Kinebt stock of candles and fruits in town.  Front Street, Revelstoke  Flower I'olfl  Umbrella Stands)  Lunch HiutkotH  SniokiiiK JnckclH  Silk Goods.  Tho Master Mechanics Pure Tar Soup heals  and softens the skin, while promptly cleansing  it of ijrcase, oil, rust, etc Invaluable for mo  chanlcs, farmers, sportsmen. Free sample of  receipt of 2c. for postage -Albert Toilet Soap  Co., manufacturers. Montreal.  STRUCK ORE  .   ,-lnour big  Tunnel.    Mining Experts say it will grow richer  and ���������  I     better.    Manyjnrge Gold Veins! arc just ahead and will be cut'in  ;     rapid succession.   % -  We Own the 200 Acres Without Debt.  AT GOLDFIELD  The camp of Quick Fortunes.    We own.lOO acres, with rich- Gold  ' Strikes all around.    Gold Veins discovered.    JOIX ZS'OW and  HELP US DIG  i  livery Share of Golden Sun stock gives ownership in the Goldlield  100 acres and Colorado 200���������total  300  acres.    Dividends declared  on both would be  TWO   DIVIDENDS  FROM   ONE   INVESTMDNT  $15.00 BUYS 1000 SHARES  $���������15 buys 3,300 share.".     $'.)0 buys (5,000 shares.  KulI paid.   Xon-nstcSiiiible.  UUY JUKFORE TlfK PRICK ADVANCES  500 PER CENT  ORDER   AT   ONCE  the Cheapest and best, with ore  in   the  mines and  cash   in   the  treasury.   If over-subscribed your money will be returned.  Highest Commercial anil Bank References.  MAKE ALL REMITTANCES PAYABLE TO  The Golden Sun Mining and Milling Co.  DENVER, COLO.  204 Kittkedgi: Binr.m.va,  lSflmlg ., ������  -   i  -.*-.f.w-Y���������ho*w ir^13^W.W*< ���������ff'W1' - "���������'*''  -.7H1w*���������arnvn-w���������  ���������ffT,Iwm������Ti-wr������.ir.r--i"' ' - -<*~>"������V<SJ">-'.-"J-���������*.-j"<(*������m������������^i}^.���������-  I       I  ,      I  ;��������� ?'  f  r  i  i  ,  c '  ' THE KOOTENAY MAIL'  Signs of  ���������I  prin:  /.  -*  I-1  \,c  | . S1  , , , '      ^CONVEY  A  WARNING  '   'i that certain ailments:general  '     <      ���������- ������ debility, , dyspepsia,-, rheuma-   ���������  ' j,  '-   '    'lisni.   liver, complaint,   etc.,5,  ' ��������� "' ' ,'nced iittontion.   -_.<  ' (i, i    ������     ���������' ' i      ,  '',  .There  isn't anything Letter  '''���������..,,(' t hii n   u 't bol tie ��������� of   onr'' o'wn  ���������'.:���������.'������������������' '"'���������??"-! ,":'="'>' '  "^  HypQphosphites  "\,    rjl'ado of'the,best drugs aiuh'  ;(   < '   - carefully, compounded,.     ,    /  ; Only $1 for a Big Bottle  DIED.  ~ i,  '    t  j McM-amox���������At'Rovelstoke, Marchjth/  r     iHjOJi,' -tlio iinfutit-'daughtor  of Mr.  -and Mis. ���������\V'. .McMahon, ' aged',13  ii        ���������. ,    J,        i    _, ^     ,  i month.-.-      , . "       ^1rt *  u        -       t-,    - ,  Bonusi:���������A_t~Eovolstpkb,-on March 11,  '     l'.)0fvllenry,,'!j.    IJpurno,   aged' -13  i . t . "    '-  -        ' - -  -   years.-' -,--,���������*  "-  J -   , --   '--  Couvifit���������At Edmonton,,Alt'a.', March  ^ 7th, Mary, ,the beloved wife of C. F.  .  Couver. ������������������,,        - ,       ,  MARRIED..  If'~H.'  i IOoki.amj)���������Anduusok���������At Revelstoke,  " "Saturday, Maich <lth~ by Rev. C, 11.  M.,Sutherland,i'if.   J." Eckland , of  Salmon Arm to Miss Annie'C. And-  A��������� erson of Revelstoke.  , L. ���������   "s "���������  <  Mon'J'eutjs���������,G'uast���������At  the   Manse,"  -   on, the-6th  inst.,  by ."Rev.   \V.> C.  ^Calder, llowaAl Wm.sMontelius  to  1 . oVcrona L.'Grant,'both, of A'uncouv-  ". er, b. c.   ���������,   ���������       <j    ; ;���������_ ^,  1 '     y  ?������  K  Local and (General.  VlY   **<-   '     if v   _1_      '��������� -<      ��������� ",  '   ^   ���������*,.,"���������-  ,    ,   <    ,  -������, w        i . " ,       -J  -������ -Tl-is is'the earliest spring   ever  e.\������.  ~ jierieTTced in" Eevelstokpr-   ���������-p--j-f-  '     E. K! Clnrke, M. P., (died   suddenly  at Toronto of pnuemoiiiii.   , '  -, The Review f-nys business at/f rout  "Lake'is pickirg up wondei fully.  \\'. Adams bus bought J.'Dimmick's  house at Tiout biike and mcied theie  from the ftuiti at the summit.  The Oznr hhsat length decreed for  lawmaking by tjhe voice of representation elected by the people of Ki^sia.  At Arrowhead G. RichauU has been  sentenced by M. J. Donovan. J.'P.. to  GO days' imprisonment on_a charge of  , theft. v     ,  On Sunday a man named Stew.irt  was ariested at Kevelstokeon suspicion  ' of being  concerned  in  a ^hold-up at  Vancouver.  - The Nelson JCews says :   The Revel-  "stoke friends oi James Adam? arc-  anxious to  know   his   address.     -He  'came from Kevelstoke to Nelson1 la--t  summer and is believed to be working  in a mill or lumber camp. Anyone  who can give information of him >i.tce  then will confer a favor on Mr. Adams  and liifa friends. , <'        '' -  - City lots are again moving. Sibbald  and Field report having sold eiglit lots  on 'Fourth   street  and   two   lots,  on  H ' ' i i .  Third street.        ,jn ,<     -       ' >,  ]  Tho .hotel-keepers are endeavoring  to have a-clause added to the.'crimin'al  'code mading'.thc boating of hotels a  criminal olVenco.'     (     '   , ���������  '    ''' , i '  Purser   Lyonais'e   of������'the   steamer  Kootenay shot a "large, eagle, on ^the  lake recently,'the-bird measuring s?ix \  feet from tip'"tp' tip of the wings.- ', _ '*  I'\ ;W. Thompson of' the' Ogilvie  Milling Company considers,; Canada  will have a good'year stnd( that'prosperity will continue for some time/  -'As showing, the -mildness ,of the  winter the snow-fall at Koger's Pass  was only 15 feet, as compiued with the  .usual fall of between,-10 and 50 feet.  , , , "-    ' '  On Monday, ajtian who stole a coat  'from-the Queen's hotel was sentenced  by IT. A."Biown and  ,J.  McLaughlin,  ,). V'.s, to three month's  in  Kan'iloops  ... el,-, " -   "     -  On Tuesday word was received of  thcsVuldeii,death at' Summerside,' P.  E. J., of Mrs. Cough, mother of ������Mrs.  Ii. McDonald.' Miss^-Oough,-and ,11.  Cough of the 0. P. R. shops. ' '" ~>  ,' fit was" pointed out-at last"-,city(  -council meeting that.the effect.of the  new-school "bill" brought' in^ by/.the  McBride government would eause,a  "reduction*in teachcrs'Jsalaries.  The hospital boafd having taken Dr.  Chipperlield, ofV the, medical list,  ''i-cveial petitions hnvje gpnejn_protest-(  iiig against it,, and the 'matter will be  threshed6out������at a meeting of the board  of directors on Monday. , ,   t  ' It isjpr'oposed that ICainloops", Revelstoke, and'Golden-co'mbine to form  a racing circu'it.for the.coming,season'  and t>vo" race meetings will .probably  be held",here. <<-��������� The" directors of the  racing club will pto'ceed with" the im-  provements to the grounds as soon as  the snow is on'-and an- 'effort will be  made to have tlie race*.tiack.!put in  good shape, for an earlyjmeeting. , >  ' Conductor , Stevens^ -the popular  chairman o^ the Trainmen's Protec-  ,tive Board,' writes froniYLordsburg,  New Mexico:1 "The Mailiias reached  ,u& at Tuscon-'very regularly all winter.  BdthiMrs. Stevens and myself enjoyed  its'peitisal very mneh'i-and^ were very  miieh.mteu'stcd in the fine'iippe'.ir.uice  and write-up of the .holiday 'number.''',  Mr. and Mrs. Steven's expect to-return  early in Apiil.  ' From lhe Baby to ihn (IriinrI  Uanie. Wi; till nor-d liruuhp?  For tin; hoily and hniv. We  have tin- lic-t  Nail  Tooth  Bath and  Hair  Brushes  we could po.-:-ibly prooi'irf;.  RED CROSS  DRU������ STORE  ���������CHAS.i.-J. QUINAN; Miiiiagei'.  CHURCHES.      v   ,  Sr. I'E-tutV.���������-March 12th, Eirst  Sunday in-Lent. Holy .Communion  at S a.m. Matins- at II a.m.-Evensong  nt 7-30 p.m. , ?ermon? by the Rector  appropriate to I.enten season.  - A probationary chapter of the  Brother hoed of St. Andrew in 'Dominion of Canada was instituted by Mr.  F. W. Thomas, ot Toronto, in St.  Peter's Church last Sunday evening  ' with nine charter member.-. The-aim  of the movement ts quality, not  quantity, and;; faithful adherence to  the two e*?ential duties���������prayer and  service. 'At the tirsi ixfeeting on Tuesday evening in the Rectory Fred Burk  twas erected director and Albert Armon  secretar.--'trea.-urer.   ' k  Mftholij-t.���������Servjce? conducted by  the Pastor, the -Rev. f\ H. M. fbuther-  1 land.    Subieots -   Ai.M.    " J-'sing our j  ! gift l; I'M..   ' The- wor-t thing in the ;  j world'    ui   '' The    hi<rge--t    H^iMn]  r Rcvelstok*;."    .^tntriaer-  cordially i  I viredi ' A look, .< '���������eat, .i welcome  !     Pju.-ii;vrr.r:u:.'���������On   Sunday  fven-'  ! iii'.'Tlfv. W. C. (,'altbr condemn" d the  i ,-pparate *uho>������i pp-po-nl f<n' tin- N-n ti>  I wet Territories  tkeiariiii: it c.titi.uy,  ! fn   the   -pint   of   ronf"di'i.it������t"ii     tie  ' e.in-id'-i"!    I*!<ii"-r.mt   .ind,  Citloliii  I rlii!"ii������'n   -b"'i d   I'   t-Iuciffd   in   the  :,,,,,!,   .,.1,, !,N ,im1   -ii v.i id   tl.i- nati-.i-  ��������� ro������eti'i-i'  ] ,-m.il.iy. M.irt'b l-'h. M'>rmng-'ih-  >f -in." K-..-iiiiii;  it-viv.il in W.ib ������.'  in mm  ',r  1899  ".  190P,  1901  ,     1902  1903  :190/f  Money has  S"  been niad^ ill  s  I*  s  s  '<>  #..���������  '->���������"* -The same opportunities exist note/'  " as'have existed during ;the past seven' -_  ; ^year's, but it-'is a; foregone',conclusion ��������� -  Wthat.they witt'not exist(nuich;longer, r  \ - ��������� > :'There "will- always-be. money to' be. >  /' "-madejn, fcal estate in .this city; Syv the._ _.  \ man. with "thousands to invest, but thcL.  '',   tim'e is indeed limited when the,man^  '" "witlV'the~srnair^Baifiraccolmt'ancr the"-".."  \'   -wao'e-eai-riei- can invest,his savings to,   -  .���������'..such 'advantage' and-so cpnhdcnt.ot a-  -'   lar'o-e and "rapid increase 'of value and  -'  '*" ��������� profit. "_/,    ;   _ -..'    _(  ��������� <-.?,  Right  now  the .time' to  invest.   ,.  Don't..waii^ until   buikling "starts, ^li,,  %   you "do '-you1'-will   surely- regret < it'.:  ������_  ' ' Thcre-'will be,moreJbuilding"this;year, r *  [ 'than in any-year oi   Revelstoke's hisT 'r  ���������"   toi-y.-   The  Reyelstoke ;L'and,-Com-'", ���������  0V" panv   own   the "'choicest presidential t  , '. property-,ih  the city anckoiler it on ���������  ---terms ?of-.payment - extending . over,': .  ;k three years. -.    "'- \_ ' "'J ���������  (   '    <"*^'-<������"  I  ���������- " '��������� Xddress their.agents'either by.'huiil   .  ���������' or 'personally.'-" /I'hey'Kwill tgiyc' -yoi( ,  "full'information" and treat you right., j   '-  .U-/' ���������  j!.-   -  ���������li;m:itbd1 ;:  i ���������"*.  soiiiB ���������s������TM]2srq:.s  \\  u  <&'-  . -YOU CAN OBTAIN^ INSURANCE  AT LESS COST  FROM  H. N.tlOURSIER  WITH GU'AUANTEIiir)  PROMPT SETTLEMENT  TriA'N FROM ANY OTHER AGKNOYw  "-!0PERA__H0USE  -l'K0r\L   KNCAGKMKNT OF  PL ATT  FANNING  , Co.-  SPECIAL  NOTICE.  All nii-mbui't. ol'  the  KNIGHTS  OF  IfYTHIAS ,u-i- s-ppcinlly  reipu-iLetl to  aitund   tin-   legulnr    JfKETING    on  [ Mhirh 22nd.  i     llii'-im'-sof Importanif will be voted  ,tipoii.  S. McDONAIJ). K- nfR.&S.  i-".i11 IS.  WANrrE.D  Th->  jC.'t.,   "  ID  -llblrCt, '  P.il.h-t'ln  -l-ivr-rv  ill. -.Mi.,!'  .,' ^.:tii.  jMoscrop Bros,    : pid-n,tin-.; !;>"��������� ill1'".!.''-' -tr',ny pi-1;.  Sanitary  Plumbing, Hot Water "Shall We Forgi'/D HfjP '  ,  & Steam HcatinK, Pipe Valve  ,   " TennesseG   PaPClncr "  Fittings, finning work oi      .  ; all   Descriptions. _'       ,l jhe   StOWRWay  Electric Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  r ANTICI) -Thi- juirty wholiinriiw-  ���������     ���������.-riinn������V/       >> imMiimi) (Mir Ubl'lll'V SWI'L-I.lllllirh  THREE   NIGHTS & SATURDAY .. i.,,,,,,..!,,.,,!- AfcounLinK" i<> ri-uini  mi iTiiirr ���������..iiiif .i'. I'liilicsl (���������(iiivi'iik-iii-i-iiiul oblige  MATINtt. .'j-i,,.   Kooi.-niiy   Mull  I'uhli-hiiiu  (-'������'..  , !,ld.     ANTKU-A   filltli   I'm-'(ii-n.-i-iil  Hoiisi-uorU. Apply I). It. Oiiinp-  II, ltif< l-:ddy .Mill. ��������� '    'Ml  March 15th. 16th. & 18th.  w  \v  ���������ro!lu������'-<l \\ibl)"vf.v- !itt������-nti<jri to'l<-M.il  ;ind iwins th'-ir own -"p'-r-.il -.com-iy.  \v-  Electric Fixtures JfnS" Put In.  Second Street, Revelstoke  Reserved 7"ic General Admission .'>0c  Children 25c.  Inclcpundcnt Bund in nUf ndfiricc on  Wednesday Kvcninini;. 6(5.1.  WANTED KNOWN'--All kinds nt"  lriD--('-li-iif iirouiiiil.  Iifioks,   cai'd  iiiib-xi-. mid .-pciinl   nil'-d.   iii'i'l/wnlcd  i.r punched papers niuy hi' olitiiincd ;it  nhe Koo'i'KNAV .Mail I'i intiiin Ollici:.  'ANTKI������--An i'ii"i'KeliL- and I'fli-  iiblc iiiiiii 1.0 i-epresuilL |is Ml.  Ki'vi-l'.Uiki-and snrroiindiii^ territory  ,i,hd si-ll our llinily Sp'-ciiilLien in FndL  mill Or fid merit it I .Nursery .Stuck: ".peeial  list fur I!. <;. plantiiiK- Territory n-  lerveil. I'nv Wi-eklv. I lillltNoiiie fiut-  lil, fiiriiMieil Free. ' Write for term*  ,, tul -.einl ili: for our Handy I'oeki.-l,  Mie.ro������i:ope.- .Stone, and WelliiigUni.  Fontliill Nin-MC'i'iiw. Toronto. Out. ���������  Gut Glass  The  Best '  on  Earth  i^j^s  XMAS GIFT  J. Guy Barber  ��������� GUILLETTO & GALLO'  ���������   Sccoii'l St., Ho\olstoko,    ' ,  iinnoiinee they have enteretl into'patL-  I'ni'i-sliip us  Grocers.Confectioners, Fruiterers  DISALIJItS  IX  IJIIV llOOIJi-  AXI)   HOOTS   AMI   rfllOKS  mid will   e.xl.end   llieir bu.-,inet,-. with ii  view of milking it .-"C'>"d  to none.  I.")IIU-  WOOD YARD  I have sliirti'd n permaiienL Wood  Yard on Third streeL. With niv past  experience I hope to be in a position  to satisfy all reipiiiements of customers. I)rv cord wood kept in stock and  supplied" in any lengths at reduced  pi-ices for cash.  1 li. SAMSON.  YODO FUJI  has reopened a  RESTAURANT  on McKenzie Avenue. t  Open Day and Night. First-Class Service  '1.")7lc  ,   IK you wane good work done in' \  House', Carriage Painting or Decorating:,  u   "      call on  D. BRILL,      :  Paper Hanging.i Specialty.  Douglas street-       next/II. Needhani's-  i oke. .    13i> up w  Wm. Fleming"  'Wholesale anil Uotuil  Meat Merchant. -  Fish   and- Game   in.   Season,  ' .First St., Revelstoke. ���������  WAH   CHUNG,  General Store and  Restaurant Keeper  A l'rimo Stock of Groceries, Fruit,  Vegetables.  MEALS  AT ALL HOURS.  Try our lecd Sodas, Ice Cream, Strawberries and Cream.    Can't be  beaten in the City. -  FRONT ST., REVELSTOKE.  Tugs, Launches m sale  Yachts, Scows charter  WAINE, ALEXANDER & CO.,  Ship and Machinery IJriikers.  321 Cordova St. West, Vancouver, B. C  MBERM SALE  Lumber of all kinds at reasonable-  pi ices, Prompt delivery guaranteed.  Leave orders at, buwi elite's Haidware  Sl.oi e.  K. JULIAN.  32U- Greely Creek Ijinuber Mill  For Sale.  Six hoi so power Waterotts vertical  boiler and engine,- only in use a year.  Reason for sellinec is that we recpiiro  more power to drive our increased  plant and for heating purposes.  TJH5  KOOTKNAY MAIL  .PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  Itevclstoke-

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