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 ���������FOR MEN���������  Finc-l Cinliiiitrc S*n.-k*" ri G-  Kxl ra heavy wool <lo 0 LJO  r   ]5ci*l  quul'ty  Slicllaii'.    wool  Underwear, ]>or .suit  4 i'i  . Finest rial, wool   '"        1 -J!l  Braces, per luiir, 30c. and 10c  The English Trading Co.  C. E.  SHAW,  Customs Broker,  REVELSTOKE.  Vol. 2.���������No. 46.  REVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., MARCH, 7,  i,89G.  $2.00 a Year.  , + HALYGON SPRINGS HOTEL ���������  Arrow   Lake.  IS now open at these Celebrated Kot  Springs fur tliciu-emiiiiHrtliitioii of ^n������>tK.  Rates $1.50 to $2.50 a day. Baths 25 cents  each or five for $1. Special rule*! to f.uuilie.-*  or by thc liioutli cm hi? arranged.  Dawson, Craddcck ������: Co.  J. R. HULL & CO.  Kootenay Lodge  No. 15 A.F. & A.M.  The regular meetirn;  :ire liehl in the 51ns-  onieToiiiple.Hourne'i*  5&r3A\   ^\       onieToiiiple.jsouriiei*  pSr^iSS^^sS^s.Miiii.luy   in   each  nioiilh* at 8 p. m.  Visiting brethren  e irdinlly weleumed.  JI. ���������".SMYTHE. Sr-X'itr:r.\i.v.  J-IEVEI-STOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F., Ko. 25.  2-t  s-*rr>i������-<������-5ft=^  Itt'Kiilar iiKjetin^-'.n-e held  in O.hlfellows' I Iji 11 every  Wholesale    and   Retail  BUTCHEBS.  Purveyors of Hi^'h-class Meats.  REVELSTOKE, E.G.  All orders in our-line will lie' prompt ly  attended to.  ' ' ' rURNITURK,'   '  Doors, Sashes & Blinds,  R. HOWSON,.'  REVST.STOKE.  ���������'COFFINS CAlll-LLED  IN. STOCK.  V^^0^SiL'V\\iiT<i'Ui\-  Hih'lit   ut   eiKht  QiiSx'Z7??"?:&������3 "'eh"-'-'*   Yi-.it iii������ hrot her-*,  '/  'r:*'m'<^'-"'''JA~^ur     ( onlially iveleiiine.1.  C. UNDM-VIilv. X.tr.     I*. O.J.ICWIS. Sr:c.  Loyal Orange Lodge Ko. 1C58.  l'pjjuliii' inecriiiK-< arc- lid) in  the Odd I'Vllim-s' II.ill on the  .-ecniul an.l fourLli Wi'iliicsilujN  of (.I'.li moil tii at 7:.'<i p. in.  Visiting lirclhroii are .o.-d.ally  /in.-iU.i. i  t. i-jTi-;i-:i). .1. i. wood now,  VV'.M. lice. .-See)-; '  '    ' A.'McNEIL,  I3AK2EU SHOP AND 2ATH ROOM,  Fr-iinl Street, I'evuislol-e.  An Assistant Teacher -Neeessary.-  The attention of'the proper authorities ifs again- called to thi������ ' urgent  neces-ity 'foi- .,-m assistant teacher' in  our , public school. The last preport  show;-. (51 pupil--; mi the roll, with an  average attendance uf 40. There are  six classes in the school and, with n  school-day of aliout live hours, it is  impossible for one teacher to do justice  either to himself or his pupils, lie has  less than an hour each dav to devote  lo a class. The school trustees should  lake this umlter up and endeavor to  secure a competent. assistant.  A9CNT rort sin-gki: suwino m-.duxi's.  ',     (W-.A. JOWICTT,  MINING AND SEAL ESTATE ISHOKI'S,  NELSON,  B. C.     '  LaiKleau & Slocan Prospects Wanted, j  Haircut, 25c;   Bath, 50c; Six Shaving  'Ticket's for SI.00.  GUY, BARBER,  . WATCHMAKER. AND, JEWELLER.  Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed.  'i  '  . , - '  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  ,/  '    '     TROUT LAKE LOCALS.  .   ������������������    /.-        ,.  Ore from Ihe .Silver- Chip continues  to airive regularly which makes things  look more cheerful in the camp.  A.. -MeOiHivray. i.s looking after  afVairs at I lie Silver Cup during the,  ahsence of ���������D. -UcGillivr.iy in Vancouver.''  Bourke's Hotel is undergoing alter-  ations. A new addition is heing hnilt,  which will contain bar-r oom, Mnoking-  r-oorn and private parlor.  The Great' Northern continue*- to  show up A ]. , " ' ,  .Severn] new buildings are projected  aird construction' will rbe corninerrced  on some of them this month.  A party of'four are busy.packing  grub to the Abbot t group.  [HE.-REVELSTOKE   PHARMACY.  CIGAES  and  ; ASSAYS  MILL TESTS.  ������^3SS  S^B  .Samples   tested -from   .lib. to 1 ton.in weight   W. PELLEW'HARVEY;'MS.  "Vancouver, 'B.C.  All  -Assiys  'mule     in ������ Duplicate.  Oe.rtifrc ite."  fo.-w.u'ded   \>:   return.  m  fi.  <l  H  0  0  THEJNTFAJSrT'".H  3 for 25c. J  ���������ro  ip  tJif  )C.  BEt  i HE . REVELSTOKE. PHARMAC  f  WA-  a,  WHOLESALE DEALER IN  WINES, LIQUORS. AND CIGARS.  He Can Photograph Colors.  An epoch-making di.-covery has, just  been made at. Brandenburg, Germany,  which ' already excites the greatest-  interest, in scientific,'coinrnercial and  industrial i.iivle**, \ud threatens the  world nf art wilh another' formidable  competitor. 'The inventor is Dr. Sell-*,  a practicing physician of Brandenburg.  .ILeha-- font lived si photographic instrument which will in the minute' details .reproduce the various colors of  objects, persons,'ind landscapes brought  within a spcrilied range of the camera.  What ' is most surprising in this  experience is'that in the photograph  the colors lo-*c none of their original  brilliant shades. Dr. .S"lle\s apparatus  docs not require any'more, time for thn  perfecting of colore'd photographs than  THE B.C. SOUTHERN.  An Expensive Undertaking to Enrich the  Coal Barons of Crow's" Nest Pass.  Editor Kootenay Mail:  The. B. C. Southern Railway is, asking for a further extentron of  time   to  complete   the .enterprise.      Although  this   company   lias   been    bet'oie-  tho  country, more than six   years   wiT.liout'  ���������iccomplishing its object, it   should   he  treated with the same liberality it. has  met with heretofore, and the road put  through ns far a.s the Upper Kootenay  river at least.  ' It will there   be    con-  iK'cled    north    by   steam    navigation  with Fort- .Steele, and the mines of (lr.it,  district,  and.  to   the.   south   with   tlio  Great Northern Railway at   .Jennings,  Montana', whence coiil can be taken lo  Durrrrer's  Kerry   and   Kootenay   La!**-  and by way of Spokane lo XeI*-oii  and  Trail Creek.    Tlie friends of the li. C.  r-Joudiern have already   secured   a   Dominion charter lo   build   .smith "ulorig  tlie Upper   Kootenay   r!\er,    crossing  t-he boundary,at   Toba'eco   Plains  arid  connecting with   the   (b-e-it   Northern  Railway thus giving an   nil-mil   route  from the Crow's Jjles't mines, to  places  where tlie coal    is    wanted    for   consumption both in the ."states and   Canada, .o ,     ,    ,  It is not probable that this road can  he finished the coming season, although  .some eagerly contend that it' must be  built through to Trail immediately because the smelters of Southern ' Ivuot-  Kiiay " can't do 'without " the ,coal of  Crow's ?sTest Pass. These people 'forget in the first, place-' that from . Fori  Maeleod to Trail is nearly -100 mile-,  and that the promoter's of the. 13. C.  Southern (who at'the same time are  thc owners of Uk-so coal mines) have  been ' unsuccessfully struggling for  more than six yenrs to induct) capitalists to take hold of it, neither do they  seem lo consider that to build a road  of the length of the pi-bposed one, o\er  a mountainous distrkl not-o\en yet  located by the surveyors, crossing the  Rockies,'the Ptit-cell Range.' and- tire  Selkirk .Range in its cour.se, is a  diilictilt and very expensive under-  tYiking, and likely to meet delays    and  He Struck it Rich.  o  J.'-ICnowk-s, who has a placer claim  at lhe mouth of Lardeau creek, Trout  lake, struck it. rich one day last week.  He,was working in shallow water and,  turning over a boulder, was agreeably  *airpri**ed to observe several good-sized  nuggets, lie woi Led out (he, hole and  -(���������cured over $'00 iu coai.-e gold that,  day for hi.-- labor. Knowles got ovei  .-���������iiiOO out. nf (liis claim l.-i**l, winter. .J.  Al kiii-on and his p.-ii tner wlrohiive the  adjoining claim are reporled to lie  doing well.  *       ' I   r -  FURTHER RAILWAY EXTENSION.  Thc N. & S. and C. & K. to bo  nectcd This Summer.  Gon-  Tl has been pi-.-u-t ic.-illy decided In  build ;i coiiiieci ing link of railway  between the Nakusp Ai Slocan and the  r'oluiiibi.-i Av Kootenay during the coming siiiiuncr, with i{o;;el:t-rry and  .Slocan Crossing as the't,.;ruiiii.-ii pbinl-*.  Trie ';-o-.i*-t ruction of thi.-. piece of railway will put the C. P. R. in a Ivtfei  position to compete wilh rival lines by  alVordiug an all-rail route froin.Xukusp  lo -Net-on and' Rob-on; frum which  point eon'necl ion cm be had, with the  Trail creek district by water al, all  lime-* of year, it is said that the. extension of the Columbia & iCootenny  from Rohson to Rossland ' is nol a  possibilitv of the immediate future.  which,   if  f,c.-.sisted  in,  the  growth of  yet has mn. disclosed the delaii; of   his | coinpiiny.d.ies; not intend to build more  invention, he only admits-'t hat- his instrument, contains very thin gelatine  lilnrs, placed at, equal distances, which  all receive the same imprcsMons of objects within range of (he camera, "with  this distinction : That on the first the  various' tints of, the red, on the second  of blue, ami ou the third of yello.v, are  received. Immediately after Ihe operator has covered his lens the lilmsaie  pressed together and are then ready  for1 development 'and retouching. Dr.  Selle has labored daily for five years to  perfect his invention, which is pronounced by (hose who have seen its  oroduct.ions to be a brilliant success.  EEYELSTOKE  , 13 . C .  11. Jjiiui'.-iuce's spectacle* and eye  glasses aie always in stock, every sight,  for far an.l near, at the Revelstoke  Pharmacy. l'Jyei examined free by"Dr.  McLean.   '   *��������� *  THE CENTRAL ��������� HOTEL  '"  AI5UA1LA.MSON  RROiS., Piioim.ii-tohs.  First-class1 Table ������,+��������� ^Q-ood Beds   ���������   Fire-proof Safe  Telephone   ���������   'Bus Meets all Trains.  THE  '     AURA HANSON   HROS.,  Thopimktoiis.  Everything new and Firsl=class in a!i Respects.  'ilie HoiiS3.is stocked with tha Finest Wines and Cigars in th) Market  tkoijt l_ajk::il!  OJIT"^  B.O-  R. TAPPING,   0 '  Contractor  and Builder  Stockholm House.  .JOHN STOKK/Pnomriirroii".  The Dining Room is furnished with ie best the  Market affords.-  *l S ]'::KI'.\I(K1) TO KSTtJl.\TK on bniWiiitrs.  .1 I'laii*. mid .spui'ltU-mion* fui-iii-*lit'd on aj)-  Iiliualion.    Dojlur iu Sash anil Doors.  Boats for Salo and Made to Order.  NOTICE.  -\TOTK-l-: IS ItKKICUY GIVEN Unit :������l days  j_N ii'toi-dnU' I will apply to tlie Chief Cjiii-  iiii***i!(iiii.'i- I nil.1*-and \\ nrks for a lii-c-iiso to cut  nnd curry nnay t'.iiilicr from tlie lullowlnt; do-  Miribud land** silunli (1 on i'i*.li Crci-k, Liu-dciui  Coimly. \\-(.-*t Ivooiiniiy :  C'lJiiiiiicnehi^ on tlie west h.ink of tlm creek'  iidjiiiniiiK MelCuy'*. niiu-li on the north, and  niiiniiiK tin nee iiloiig the lunik of tlie creek  north '1 iniU-, thenee \v������**t 1 uiile. thenee -.outli  ���������J miles, theoce eiv-,1 j'mile to the place of eoin-  ineiieeinenl, eoniainiii(j Offi aci'Ch moie ni- les*i.  IC.\TK SC'(JTT.  Vaneoii\ei-. Il.t',. Jlarcli .'rd. ISilli. l(!-lt  NOTICE.  \|(rTICK IS llKI.'KHV OIVKN that :������l d.-ivs  jl> afler (Into I will upiiiy to the Chief Coin-  niN-Hoiiri' IjiihN and \\ ork*( lor Hcciimj lo cut  and cin-i-y nwny liinhci-from the IoIIou-Ihk du-  surihi.-d land*--, -liniitcil on Kisli (.'i-cek, l,iii(lciiu  Coiinty. \\'i'������t ICrioleiiiiy :  ('innmcneiiiK on  west  1,-anlc | mile south of  Pool Creel-, tliuiiei' m.illi  J  mile,  tlicncc  west  , i mile, ihence sovirli i mile, thenee e.'thl V mile,  I contnliiint; ;L'.i acres :  And n|si> eonimcncinii ] mile miiiIIi of i-uvrn-  niile post, west hunk, thence noi-th J mile,  llience we-t J mile, thence south ' mill-, thence  j e.ist J mile, contiiiiiin^ .'rid acres : *  i And :al**o coiiiineneiiiu; on e������������t hunk 1 mile  I .south of nine-r.illo pos|, thence nortli * mile,  | thenee east { mile, thi-in-e south J mile, fhciice  j wcxl J mile, oontjiiniiitf :u,\ acres.  t '(jiiuiiiiinvj in all *Kit) acres.  CJKO. I). SCOTT.  Vaneoiivel'. March .'J. 1 'J'!. I(i-|(  THE BAH, IS SUPPLIED WITH TH3 0HOIOBSTI  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS. I  i than the first,soct ion tho fibsl year,  about. 70 miles, uml it will ,l;p su\ei-:il  yeni's before, it etin bi^earriod thi-oui-h  to the iiitentlecl rlestin..tioii. Tlm hope  thai some people have entertained  that the B. C. youthem would be a  competing railway and reduce freight:-,  into and out of the mining districts,  is a fallacious one, for the company  has already, before eonstructiiin, leased  il to the C. P. R. for <i long teini of  yciir-i-.  Moreover, the neces-sily for building  a new road to supply West Kootenay  willi coal and,coke, is not. so urgent as  man}', seem to believe. The main line  of the C. P. ll. taps bituminous coal  fields at Canmore, 10(i miles east'of  llevrtlsloke ��������� and the Anthracite coal  mines, 1S6 miles east. The Cm more  coal is said to be a Irrst-rpialit.y coking  coal, and coke ovens will be built as  soon as the demand is suliicient to  warrant their const ruction. The Anthracite product'is a h.ud coal of good  quality for foundry use, r-nd is *a  superior steam coal. Hero we have  on the main line of tho C. V. 11. .-ill  the coal and coke needed for use in  'West rCooteuay direct ly accessible and  available on call. The .saving of  distance and cost-of transportation to  ii on works or other manufacturing es-  tablishnients at lio-iclstoke, ns compared with Trail for- instance, would  be ;it least 150 miles in favor of Revelstoke.  The distance from Calgary to Tiail  by the proposed M. C. 8outliern will  be-ICO miles; from Calg-iry to Trail  by way of lievelsloke I"-SS miles. The  contention of the Itosslaiid Mi/or l.hat  the new road if built "will becouu! (lie  principal trade artery of this portion  of the province," in preference to the  shorter-oik; via tli(( main Iinu of tin'  C. P. 1'. and licvelstoku, docs nol appear reasonable; neither dnC'S ils  iis,c.i't.iori thirl " il will fuini-.h a cheap  nnd easy route for- lhe agricultural  produclsof the Not thwc-,1 into imti'kels  from which,'according ' to lire Miini\  " they arc now practically excluded."  JIow can this be when the route th.il  paper is contending for is tlie longer  one, not yet, built, as against the  shorter one. in full ojiC'i-at i.in, i������ t.h of  them being C. P. It. lines?  .Skj.kiuic.  Uevclstoke, March (ith.  Foi  the  ye.-ii'  ending   I >e( em'iei' 'M,  Local and Personal Items.'    -  J". B. ^^"ells retailneil from lianlf on  JYioiula'y. *      ���������  A regular- daily train service will  pi'cilinlilv be had on the Ar row Lake  Br.uu-h liii * ������urnniei'.  7\Lis. Edwards, cif Ib^ X'ietoria, who  has Ill-en r.ithi'i- .se;-ioii'--|y rndi**iiose(l  l'o'.' Mime time, is i-oiiv.-ilcM-ent.  .Chief Engineer Oauibie is in (own  towii lo-Ji.-iy looking ovyr coiiatructioi)  (.u ti-.c (.'oluinln.i bridge.  Service will he. held ,-U Ihe Presbyterian Church tu-oii-iTiiv- evening at, 7:30  'ii.nr, lvC'~,.A[V. Outhi'ii* Pori'v. 'Stindav  Sehool.at :i. ' - ���������  ; .Services wili be held in the Melhndisl  church by itev. .1. A. Wood to-inoirow  iiKiri.ing'niHl evening.iit- 11 ami 7.lj(l.  Sunday school at 2.M0. \  ' Ther-e wen- iskaliuu: races on (.lie.  river rink l his atti'riioon, and there is  a,carnival hilled for- Monday night al  the covered rink.  Hugh ]?<>**s went, down river Thursday to work on the iniprovenent  works now in progress at Kootenay  Rapids. ,  ��������� '  I). (J. SIcGillivt-iiy,." of McCulloch  Creek, was unable to return to the  Bend Monday owing to illness. He is  improving.  For threatening to vote airainsl the  British Pacific. Railway .1. -M. Kellie,  M.P.P., was hissed at a public meeting  iu Victoria lust Friday.  Theie was quite an ' exodus from  town foi-down river* points by Thursday'**, boat, and .-is a result Hie holel  population1 is greatly depleted.  Most of the ice crop in thit*. neighborhood has been harves-ted nnd Mored.  The greatei pari of it w.is lil.tle more  than congealed slush.  Mr. D. iiogle, formerly proprietor of  the Kcisslainl Miner, was in town this  week, having returned t'lom a .sojourn  of several months in Knglaud.  D. MeCiiilivray r-eturned from Yau-  c uiver yesterday anil went lo Arrowhead to-day to lookval'ler oi e --.liipinenl-*  from tlie Silver Cup.  It: M, Atkins-, of Hu- Miu'uuj Jtaoril.  is hack iu Kootenay. liis publication  pi-o|ii>ses is.Miing a special number devoted exclu.sively to Kootenay, and  .Mr. Atkins- is collecting the. <lala.  (leo. I>. Scull, of Vancouver, is* mal;-  int; iipplical ion for a license to cut, anil  curry nwny timber ou i<'i-*h Creel. Mr.  Scot I already ha** mining interest** in  thill loci lil y.'  I'Yed Allen, wlio is packing between  Arrowhead 'and Thomson'-*. Lauding  with a .-1 ig t r.iiii, u riles io s.iy thai 'his  load'- do not exceed .''/<)()  or   Kill pounds,  .   (?>  ami thai  a dav.  .  he onlv makes one rouinl I rij  It li;is heen decided by-the i'.iil>va,\  iiulhoril ie.s to make an cat ing -slal ion  al this ; oint, and cool raclor Clements  will com inence opera I ions on I he building iu a. i'ow days. It. will probably lie  im addition to lhe pt-esi-ul r.iilu/.;-:st,'.-  '      PROPOSED TAX ON MINES.  The Press and Public of Kootenay are  Unanimously Opposed to=it-^  li  the   provincial   government-  had  been casting about for- some   means to  niiike. itself unpopular   with   the large  and   increasing   mining   ponulaiion   it  could not have proposed anything more  calculated   to   attain   the   defiled end  than the Assessment Amendment. Act ���������  (the  text   of   which   lias' ahead}- been  published in the  M.ur,), introduced in-,  to tii'y/iegi.slatui e   by Premier Thi tier, '  providing for a,tax of two per cent, on  lire ..gross   output   of   mines.     Iir   the  picsenl slage of   mining  development  :t, scerns   almost    inci edible   that ' the  government   would   be   guiltv of srrch  an act of folly  wili do moie, lo   ictind  .iiritish t'lrltiinbia's chief industry than  anything    its    bitterest   enemy   could  devise.  '   Tho   only    excuse,   for   tin's  liiij-chievoirs and   inequitable   taxation  is a desire on tins   pari   of tile govern-^  in.int. to add lo lire provincial revenue,  but the   met hod   adopted   will   .surely  defeat this end.  The    Hill    is,   primarily    aimed    at  fCooteiiav, .-ind'(he.   people of this section  of   the   piovince   aie   thoroughly  alive to thi.s fact,     livery public   bodv  has    entered    a    protest   again.st   its  adoption..  The press are a unit against-  it.     Massmcetings in   different   town-"  in the district'have declared the public  opposition    to    it.       JJelegates   ,frotu  dili'erent   centres   have   been   sent   to  Victoria to   oppose   it,   and   petitions  have been forwarded lo lhe legislature  praying that such a   law   will   not   be  enacted.     Tf,   in tho face ' of  such unanimous   opposition,   the- government  persists in pressing tho measure it may  expect ������to    have , the   r>uiim   mining  interests   ofr the ���������- province      arrayed  ag-iinstit.     But it. is to be hoped  that  tlio unanimity displayed by those most  interested will have the desired   effect  and thai the 'government   will   devi.se  some means, other than   the   one   proposed, to raise the,   necessary   revenue  to conduct the ailairs of  the province.  The Board of. Trade  discussed   the  matter al   its, liist-   meeting .and   for-   ,  warded    a   very  strong resokfuon   to  ���������J. iM.'Xellie,'^iVP.R'   The  'resolution,  recites   thfiu. while   the'  Board   i.s    in '  sympathy with the principle, of taxing  -  mining   property     for ,  purposes     of ,  revenue it protests against the, taxing  of the'gross output of   mines.    In   its  opinion the  tax,    it   any,   should, be  levied on'the net, profit.  Thiit lire opposition to the proposed  legislation is widespread and unanimous throughout .the district is shown  by the  ''   1'HKSS Ol'lNlOXS OX TII V. ACT.  I fl  Nelson Miner: We can , hardly  recollect.-my, Bill Hint.' has met with  .such sudden and universal condemnation as tbe new Assessment Bili has  provoked in the mining district-- of  lJriti.sh Columbia. It- is.so apparent, to  anyone who knows anything al all  about il that the ptoposal-'to lax ore  on the dump i.s both unjust and unwise that people wonder .where on  earth the government got. (he idea  from. * k The bill if il lieeoiues law  will kill the mining- industry of lit it ish  Columbia as dead *as a doornail. The.  opposition is not so much again.st, .tli<e  amount of the tax/ it is more against,  the method of imputing il. ' * If  the pi evince absolutely requires more  funds Kootenay will' contribute hex  share, but she declines (o pay more  than her proportion. There is some  irony in asking her lo do so. Only a  year or- two ago she was unknown an-i  despised. The good' people of the  eoa-t cduld not. be per.su.-iilcd lo take  any nol ice of her.' Now she' has  blossomed out entirely on her own  uiei-ils and becoi.ie one of the mining  countries of the world, they ask her to  pay a'tiix of 2 pm- cent on 'net- property  -.v. bin-they only pay three-quurtor.s of  one per cent ou theirs. If theie is to  be ,'i further tax ou mining let it be on  tin- net iiKotne. * * There i.s one  thing certain. If fhi** Assessment Bill  i* pa.ssed in it*, present/ .stale there will  lie lilt le or no (ax of any kind eollcrtcd  iu Koo.enay.  Nelson Triho iir : The pi nposed imposition of a 2 per cent (ax im the  gross output, of prec-ioti- metal mines  has met wilh prolest -. so strong and' so  clearly founded on coiiimioii s..||.m>, that,  il is not likely ili.-it the government  will make any furl her at tempi lo pas*  the A-isi-.s-iui'iit A nieudiiieni Act in its  pl-eM'lll   sh.'l  The imposition of a   2  In* thi*. County Comn-or ICootbnay  , Hoi.dicn- at Ri*;yi*-,ktokk.    ,  18!).-), the provincial   rclurns  show   the | (i().| ,im, ,,|1(UI|(| ,���������,���������.,. ., w,.t.,.l(    n.nvcu-  'Ommercii  u  IR  A   SPSOIALTT.  ootcnav. ^ail ===== 'iRcveistoHe, "M.&.  ('. B. Hume <-c Co. vs C. 1). Kelley.  PCl^S BLADING   the affidavit   of  Charles-Lindniai-k. of Revelstoke,  in    Hie    1 >i-l i-ir-t    of   West    Kootenav,  s-woi-n tbe I'.Ith day of Fehruai'v, JSIMi!  It is ordered that nol ice of liicenlry  of above named plaint he published iu  'he Kooti-in.v Y M.\M.. of Revelstoke.  i and that: the 'publication of such not ice  I shall lie .deemed a set-'vice of t he  ���������siimnions upon-the det'eiidant' C: I.).  I Kellev. A .|5-2t  I      '    C-LKMICNT.L CORNWALL.  I     21 th Kebrnarv, ]K!Wi. C.C,.L  leg'sti'.-ition of 1 ,.*!7S l.-irths, Set! deaths,  and 51Xi imiri iage.s.  Diseuwsiug the Chinese problem an  cistern paper says: The number of  Chinamen that came into Canada during lhe last 12 months is 7(12, Ihe  majority of these remaining in I-Si-it i.--Ii  Columbia. Take ."()()--a very small  esti uale���������C('ie������(,i,-i!s who remained in  (hi- Pacific Province, (his meaiis',..thai  25<) British subjects'less can secuie i'-n',r-  ploytiien!,. Inn few -years, liioi-e tiie  working t-lri'ss of BritishCohmi bin Will  be driven out, of their "own Ihcii  native land."  -  ience for travellers to and  from southern poin Is. ' ''  I lolell-.ee])!'!'-. who furnish liquor lo  custom! i s who are already iul o'-icad d  ,ii'(. !_��������� 11i 11 y of ii ei imiual act .-ind i ( tidet-  llieinselv i-s liable for a be.ny,- penult v.  Tliis i*. nol a m-v, lav.-, 'ml -niri  h ilehnen s(.|.iu dbliv ions t o  ence.. I'I. is a1 (lisi'eput.'i.'ile |  shot.Id- be slanipcd.out,. '.Lei. thi' police  or the loc.'il l.eiiipei'iince. .orgiMii'/.alioli  si'e lhat the law ar-'aii'st i ( i * rigor-  oiislv euforeed.  cent lax on the gloss output of  mine- (nl hoi- than coal) would be unfair'  toil',.' minium iiidu.siry were the iu-  diisi ry lirinly established, but, il is so  mm isc uiie wonders if the provincial  government is ui.-ule up ot fools, ' Mm-  ing foi- I In- precious metals in British  Columbi.i -'boiild nol, be luiiniH-red by  btirden-oiU.' t.-ixat ion. for it is au in-  dtisirv that ii'(piires tin-expeuditureof  large stuns of moncY before  it   c-ni   be  piaced   ou   a   paying    basis,  a in  the  -cal  money mil: I besought for oiitsjiie ' (he  province. * * If I hey are lo be taxed (i.i I he g'r-i*s output of .their gold,  copper and silver lead mine-., the same  rale of taxation inu.sl be imposed on  the gross output ol tin-coal mines. If  they are to be taxed on the net I'eturn.s  of Ihe product ol their minus, cord  b.iioiis like lhe j.'urismiiii-s must pav a  like !.:>.. Tlje tinie has cunre to put a  ������|.)p to special legi-lat ion, and the  uiiin-t s of Kooteiuiy and of Vale and  of ;'.ri'ibi'o are *=i rong enough to do   it  I   -eon,   o'oliviousto   il^ ,-xiM- I  ir 1li,,'>.  wj'.J "."'V ������������������,';.V,,,J. ������V,.i~01'-.  . is .'I'disreput.'iole pr-.-u-l ice. mil  That   t he above act  now   pending-' -before'-.Jhe   Provincial.  Legislature    has. created     widespread  cnuiiic'riintinn in mining centres would  (Continued on page I.) 1WGE ->."���������  THE KOOTENAY MAIL;  ���������,     PLENTY OF ARABLE LAND      '  In the Big- Bend -Report Thereon by  Surveyor R. H. Lee.  Thai there are large areas of 'arable  lindsalnn.tr Canoe river, in the Big  Hend, has lomr been known to lho.se  familiar wilh Hint section of the  count ry, and, it was with a, view of  auihcutir-.-iMiig' ih.- various reports  received from different sources lhat  the pmvmc-al government decided 1(7  make an exploratory survey there last  summer. .\s sl-aled in the JYLvil at  t liaL time., this survey was o it rusted to  H. H. I.ee, P.L.S.. who started from  Uevels'.nke mi August 121 h vvit-ha crew  of four men, reaching (',iuo'e river-, illi  ,  miies from here, on lire evening nf  the  ., awiir. _  1 n his report, ' which was presented  lo_r lie Ir-fri-l'-t ure last week. .Mr. Lie  (������������������*! ii'i.-ites ( he .iiiioiiiil of good agi i-  " cull oral land at 7.">,(ib1l .-u-re.-. Iu order  lo ripen up Ibis couul.rv it! would be  necess.u-y lo make I he ('oluuibia ' riv er  navigable for steamboats ,-it' all stages  of water as far as Canoe river..and I his.  .Mr. Lee says, could be done, while a  vvag-gon r-o.-id could be built through  , the Canoe river valley very cheaply,  id r. I.ee i.s of'the opinion that this  would be the must , feasible , way uf  opening Ih i.s valley for -setilemenl. lu  his report, which is addressed to thu  surveyor-general, he say.s :  There is very little hind on   the  Col-  urnhia   river   until .within  about   live  miles   of   the  mouth  ol   Canoe,  river,  where w.eenleredn valley of about 1:2,000  acres of good agr iculttir.rl   land,  about  <nre-halfrof which  is  bottom   land   not  ' subject to   inundation,   good   clay   soil  .showing ten'To fifteen f������<-t iu depth'   at  rhe cm-hanks, with a gravelly sub-soil;  the remainder lying upon low  benches  1 fifty   to   seventy-live,  feet .above   (he  , river.'   These  benches   are   also   good  clay laud, no'i'ock   or  gravel   showing  ou the  Mil face.    The  surface   ol   both  bottom and   bench   land   is   very   level  a.id uniform:,small  ceda'r,   spruce  and  b.'ils.itn limber and   considerable   biish  'in the bottoms; cedar, spruce and hemlock on the benches and mountains, all  ._small  timber and   of   no   commercial  value.    The vegelalion    indicates  considerable    rainfall     throughout     I hi*  valley, and I   do   not  think   irrigation  will   be  required :   but if so  there    i*,  abundance of water for this purpose in  the creeks flowing through Ihe   valley.  I aiii informed by   dappers  who   have  wintered here Ihiit   tbe snow  is  I'mni  three to four feet in depth, and  limber  -and   bushes'   indicate   a    considerable  snowfall.-. Tbe'altitude   is  about  l.SStl  leet   above   sea   level.      The   general  J'oi'iuat.ion is gr.mil <;.  From the mouth of Cnn'oc river to  Crews Kapids, a disiauce of about  I wenty-two miles in a nort li-vvester-ly  <���������oni-.sn. the valley will average about  one-half niiie in width. It. has ���������rood  clay soil, with a gravelly sub-soil: .small  cedar, and spruce timber, and considerable bush. The river is from 100 lo  1,000 feet in' width, vvith .in average  r.'Ui-1'ent of about, five miles per hour.  -.The hanks aie from six to (ift.cen feet  high, showing a good clean clay soil.,  . Near- Ci ew s Kapids t he valley v\ ulcus  nut from one, to  two   miles  wideband  Jaime Cache, on tiie 1-Yaser river, and  is from two to fom miie.s in width;  hi st-elass clay soil, wilh small cnt ton-  wood, willow, alder-, and ha/.el bush;  also some small pines nnd hemlork  limber. 'J'he mount.ims on each --ide  are l'.nv, of ;i g-rar.iie-foi-mati m, and  come down with foot-hills and benches.  ���������    Ciauberry   lake   covers  ahoul   l,.~0!)  ���������acres, and is .-i shallow bodv  of  water;  .'- * .  is silipited iibout  two   miles   north   of  Trail ("rossing; could be easily di-lined  .and made into (icy land.  If iii-igation s*]|<,i-l(l be'ivipiii-ed I here  is .-ibiiudance of water for Ihni'pr-rpnn'c  in the (-reeks rmitiiiig ihnmg!] the  valley every few miies, ami the water  could be brought upon (he laud"uith  veiy litile expense. Some of the larger  i-ri-eks come cnit o'f large vallevs-. The  ail il rule is about :'.l!i;0 feet above *'',:  level.  I esl imale I he distance  from   I-ievcl-  stnke to < 'alup 'J.7   ('i'r.iil   Crossing)   at  about 171 miles by vv al er and ahnu: l.V)  miles by a waggon road route.   At', thi*  point    llie'<'hu-?he.s   and     tinibi'-r    al,-.o  indicate i\t light snowfall, and I am    iu-  I'orined by Mr. Jpseph JS'uII.   of   South  Thompson river, who was with a ('. P.  I", survey party through   this  coiu.dy  iii packer'in lS7l-7.'5, I ual they   winlei-  ed (heir stock heieand necerhad over  eight lo ten inches  of snow.    I   think  the climate is very similaiy to   that   a-  roiind   Kamloops,   judging .fiom   the  general   appearance   of   the , country.  Tiie tii-st frost of ilu'.s  .season   occurred  on tbe night   of  Sept ember   loth,   and  previous lo this l.here mid   been   about  ���������I wo   week's   rain.      There   was     wel  w'.ither ai. Kamloop.s   cdrrtsio  ding  wth   Ih's and 'from   about.,,i he same  date.  Wo left camp 27, al Trail Crossing,  on Ih.: morning of September ajth,  a riving at Revelstolce on the o*o.img  of September 27th. \\"e were I U da.vs  going up from Itevelstoke lo t lie mouth  of Canoe river, and I \\ days from the  inouI h of Canoe i ivei-to Tiail Crossing,  Camp' ���������Si'1 (,-icliial working days). 1  think the trip could be made in "a to  2Udays.-,ta I'av our able, .stage of the  river. "��������� "  The Columliia liver from J.cvelstoke  to thi-moiidi of C.-inoe river could be  made navigable for steamboat's ,-it almost ail stages of the year. Neither  Canoe river nor Wood river 'is navigable for sle.uiiers, but a waggon road  could he built through tbe Canoe rivet  valley wry i honj ly, and liii,-, seems lo  the most feasible way   of   bringing  10  Whom  It May' Concern:  Gj:.vru:Mi:v! Tho National Ore .and IJo-  diK-li-ui C'uiii;uuiy is looking up n suitable  location, acuussiblc: to w.iltT ajkI Ji.cilroiirl  shipping f.-u-iliues for tin; CJ.itiiiic-.il '{.ccluclioii  .OKbJtcliiiin^ of Kura'lo, Cupi'ur, Nickel find  Cobalt, .Silver, Lu.ul ,-ui'I (JnliLoi-c-s-, mid (lie  liiiuiufactui-o olAUiimiiuiiii, Nickel Alloys, and  Chemical Coir.po.sircs,   ' '  . "Wi* licri'ljj- propose to ci'('( t. a 40 ton dailv  rapacity Maiiufacluniitf Works at vour tovvii  on provi-ion, lli.u, jour cili/.uis donate t-o the  NaUoiial Ore nn.- K.-duclion ('onip.uiv a oacro  buildiiu; sile, title t'i lie ifiv.-n v\ lien the W'oi'ck  is ready in turn c-ii --len-.ii. and lo r.el.-c orie-  tliir.l (i) "f tl.e n,-ce*!s<iry ,1'ii'iinil <,! iiu-iicv by  *><ili*-i;ri|iri(iii. to cover tl.e i-\-pci)ses- of i n-cliiijf  the Imildings .-eid iii.u-.'iiii. l-v, which \sill eo~t,  iel liK'.ires c-.iinpk-u-  fj.-XUKi,   not  oxcociIiiil'  st;.(������i(/.(vr.        - r  This iiuiiK.v i*: not n-'a-d a*-;i iluiuilion or a.) a  liift.'biir as- ,-i siiljsi-n'jitioii lo the TrciMirv  ,-lncIs. pur value -*l().l,ll per slii.i-j; wiiil 'i'l-easm-'v  Stock lo be ;--'lc:-ui -1 wit hill mi" airl two venri,  Ic.ie by llic Natinii.il lire null I.'e luciidii" (Jo:,  paying lliusiiliscribei- or lioMer of ,s,iid stock  l'roni il.ile orinsiic. sfi; j,.-i- ,-ent. inti-rrst, puj*  .iblo sc-in'-.uiiiM.illV. 1ml llio ri-.isoii ibis pi-cipti-  .siji.in <s m.i'liiis: bei-.ti.--i: I here, i- no Slock  for  -all- in Ih-s ('onipiiny, hul t ulble you to have  llirsu Works loci!eil (lierc. which will oinplov  not lis* than 'l\i lo Ti mi ii .lii-fi-ll-, ol the Work's  pcnliiy. an.l .VI lo .Vi more indirectly on ami  a :-ou ml nn I side the Works.       ,  We: Tiie N.-itioii.i! Ore iimi Reduction Com-  isuiy hereby ii^'iee Io issue from our Trcasin-v  S'loe!; lhe iiece.ss.iry .iiiiounl not to exceed one-  third (.!) act u.il cosl of plum, uud redeem the  Minus ,i! six pi-rcuiil interest per iiiiniiin, us jier  iibov e ic'rceiiietu. ,  HATICSAL ORE & REDUCTION CO.  415 Locust Street;    St. Louis, Mo.  SleprcsjiitRTircs wanted.  No. 1SU.  Certificate of tiie Registration of a  '   Foreign Company.  SSS2SS������^S^33^iS23m  AND  "Coatpanius*'   Act."   Paut   IV.,  '.X.MK.N-inxc: Aurs.,    .   ,  " French   Creek   Mining1   Company "  , (Foreign).-  I!ei;rstere.l the IILli d.iy of I'ubrimry, IMKi.  ^   H!*I.I"KY certify thai 1 hav o tliis dav l'CRi.s-  I.   t'-ivd   the   " l.'reiich   (Jro'-k  ?.liiiiii-i  C'onr-  liimy   (Koroi^n), under the  " Coari.inie's .Vet,  I'.ii't, IV., Iti'-;isii-,-uioii oi J-'oiviKii 'C-oiu|iiini-.t-,"  ii-i'l .nnciiiiiiu Act :.  'I'lie lic-.-ul i.rlleu of. the 's.iiil Coiiipanv is  situated ut lli.' Cily of .Milw.uikuu. in the tiUUc  o! V.'ise.msiii. l^.rt.'A.. . .  Tlie ol.jecls I in- vvliieli lhe ('oin]iany is o.stuli-  l1.-fhed are:���������To iinrcii.is-j. uciiuire, oimrale, e.\-  e'liins;-'. hohl, in.ii-j^.me. sell, lease nud eonvev'  in.nes, uiin<*ral.s(ii' l.iii'ls(.-oi!laiiiiii!4rorsu|)|)ii.s-ei'l  lo contain niiiici*. niiner.ils, deposii*, or iiiirifer-  ou. -.iii.N or gravels, anil irencr.iMv lo engaere  in the iiiinin-.,' business, an.l to d-jvelop anil  o|'i-ra'e mines of ;i!l Kinds, anil to en^iiKe in  ���������in I v-.i������������������!���������}��������� on the business of juireha-im,', ei-ect-  In;,'. 'ion .l.-'.ieliii^. oiier.-.tiiiK and aia-'itninini;  il un-*, ennals, liit.-hes-. \\ntei--vv,i\ -,, resei-voir.-i,  l,mI s, (liiiiR--, va'-e-HM)-!, sluices, tunnels,  wiitv-r-niiuns, jupe.s, ni.ieliiiici-y, bii:irlin������s and  iP.Itins suiuil.1  il-^  U)L b.-autii'���������l vali,'y vvill.in^tlio "r^ch j Iti^Xo) ^eMo7;he ^r^lj'of h^  ol settlors; or lire tiail up the (Jolumliia duuihi: p',u;i:r minin���������", or o!!iorv.-ise; to do and  river, vv l>.i.-!i ends ,-i(, Siiiiili', reck, could ! P -rt'.-yi.i i ivyml an 1 thinn not liur.-inspeeiiled  I..' c-ontinued up to tin- u.ou.lKii: Canoe; , Mlftl^^^^^^^^^  river, ahout. tv.-cnt.v-.seven unle.s, -mil j nol iiRon-i.si.-i' .-vii'i Ja'vv. ,-uid in iiursnancu of  vvi'leiK-il for a wanton roa.l il" iviiuiro,!.    :     ���������....,..-... .  'I dill nol .s-.-i; ii'iy ii.ila-nlion.s ol"  , ntiiii.M-:i] .-iloni; the ('.".Vioe river., txi'i. ',-is  vv e were not mi I ol' thc \iill, y, ! a u not  vvai lanteil in .s.i yiu;i t r.al lhi*i- not. a  mil oral c"unli-y. Tlie v.eli-kiu.vvn  " Iicnni-t I "' mica iiiiru-s a re ' ;*ii uated  aliout cmhi uiile.-, S, W. of Toi  (.'aclie. and j-.uln-in^ I'min iliela--! earyo  ofinica lirou,i;iit :lo\\-ii llii.s fall Uies-e  mine*. lin\ e a pi ii:ni-.inn'I'm ure.  I would place   the   ,-k reai>-e   of   };ood  agricultui.'.l land as toliow-i,   viz.: ���������  At, the liii,' IJiMu' i,f th" (;,,!-  uiuliia iwor ,.       . !^,0l 0 acres  On ("iinoe river, from Si   I.'!,  -T. I, lo ( 'i.inli.-i ry Jake...:N,(lO()     ������������������  l-'i'om    Cranliet-i y    lake     to  Tele .lauue C.ii he 'il.OOIl  If you want to reach the People iri the North Riding of West Kootenay  YOU SHOULD /   '  se in  pu-siu*-,.*. iini objitts. lo puichi.se, acouire,  ho! 1, sell.' reel, ino-l&ur.', ��������� hypotheeate or  otliervvis.. handle e.ii.i dispose or, all kiiul.s of  rvril i>r personal iu-op -i-;;.. nnd to-e*:ercise nil  po\v���������r- and fi.inehis.-.s i!iu'd(.:it tn the , business*,  purposes and ol.jei ts herein .--pe'eilied, oi mn of  ihciii.       _ ' ,,  Tho c.-ipitiu s|..n;k nf the-.aid Comp.uiv is two  , iiuliion iliillar*!. divided into two iiiindred  laiiii.- j-l!uMi-*iin . sinires of the p.u- vuluo.ol' ten dollar-i  i-aeli.  I riiven under my hand and seal of oflice nt  j Vii-i.iri.i, I'lwinue of Mritlsh Culinnbia. thi*i  ! ll'.'i day of l-'ebrinii-v.'lfslli.  i      It-It ' 11..-- 1       S. V   WOOTTOW   '   >  Itegisti-ju* of .liiini stock L'onipiinies.  AGENT WANTED.  loiiowi'iji-is  A\l:-.'  of I he cost of ni.il-  (.-onliiiiies   tlie    .s.-iioe     nort h-vve.sierlv  i .  course    to   Tele  Jaune   Cache   on   the  l-'iaser river.    It    has   heen   run   over  ^vitll lire, .md the limber ami   bush   in  l.hc     valley,     as*,     well   as   upon   the  inouiit.iin's. are a young; u\ owl Ir.  I'min  nhovo Grevv.s Ha[)ids   we   left  t.ht-   wet.  licit and (.-iilered a (trier  i-ouutiy.     We  (lid.not. see muss upon the ground   and  t iiilhei :ks we did below and on I be (VI-  iriiibi.-L ri\ cr.    'J'iic t-oil   is ",i  bhu  Jive to lit icon feel di-ep. v. iih-i gravelly  sub-soil, covi.-red in luanv    places   with '  Total.,  cTile J'olI,.vvi-i  ! mat  ] bin    l iver   navigable   im  i from lie. ol>io!*.e,to (.' i ii. v  .  | Canyon (i'oin inili'-s'irbim  | stoKe' -   , Steamboat- H-.i-i I   ...   .  ; Kiu-ht-Mil" Ci.'-..    .  : Om.- ii ;ie ii.-:.- ��������� i). *..-i*;v.  \ I'liest's.-i-c! Death'R.-:!*;.:  i Co ibno i.'.-i  <'Jt Sier place  .>,lK)i]  I.eeA  "Pf  )!'  f\t-  iijjt lb.  ��������� c  ii  iiii-  1'    ,Me  un  boats  1"  ' IVl  'Kev.  1-  1   .  -  .  ��������� ���������"5  t  .fUl  A  1  J-A 1)  . ,\  1  .���������>(������  Cls'i k./.,.  *>  ih.i  -.     '. .  Vi  i i'Xl  ������   .   .  ���������   ���������  *  .  lo  oon  I   '       ,"  '   *  .)  (bo  A Live, Hustling   Money-Maker  to si'i.r.  " HIDDEN MINES AND  -      HOW TO FIND THEM "  , a ' L  = = = Bv Thos. W. Newman = = ���������  rpUK HOT ,v k*'ii r.\.s?|.;sTS!:i,|JN*G HOOK  ^ 1. ..-a Ztiinca, r.tc:t,.-i.s .tii.I Ores on the nuu--  V.;. I.ih. .-,.' tcj iu- to ;.,-.>o.l niiin in your seel ion.  Tii.*. iio'.k^y |'s iio--, io ituil. iisi. open ami  vwi.J. ..:��������� ���������!. ,\\' 'nlo 1- i,i' uc.ne-- aud de*,erihi-s  c.. i'. oro..-llm.-rf-.l,GeiiinidProoiouaSitone  of co:a--i. rc-i! \:.i".. II>a.ilr,-iK selliotf in  Unsi-h ('..!��������� en'...'. Vou inh sell ,i tlniii'sund  i|.|.!is !-:-^h: .. n.iini. Puce by mini Irce.  .'I'jth. $ . n. Ii.i.'i. -. >.'(In, Send r us vour ud-  (in ��������� er .-r.i'    i-.iiii        .. ,  /Hie   to   I ii o    leet   iii". bl,i  retalil  riiuck; suliil! cellar, col ton wood, sor-ui-e  a lid li../.ci bu.s.'n .s in | .ateiu's and cluuip'*:  ^ooil ineadovi.s I'rom (en fo t v. o  hundred acres .seattrivd throughout  the valley. 'L'he soil and climate is  Very much superior to thai at I he  mouth of tho liver. Th-- snow and  Ciilit.ill is also |e-*. The river is from  1O0 im |( 0 ;������er iii vv idlii, very i rook  ,111(1 has ,in   ;i\ i i-.if; ���������   c ii11 I'lli   of   about  '  I wo in '������������������-��������� (I'-r lioiii: batiks I'i om  *-i.<  /ifli'i'ii f'.-el hyuJi.  I am iiii'in-iiieil by Afe-scs. [I! w I,  II H'i .1,11 K.si.l,. \S tin ,vii.|,| lhe 1,1-1  -.Vlllti-l- S hi- -. alley. ( llai ! lie suo-.l  nii|' nvi'l Iii.een ilii-be*. ileeji al  time. .��������� ���������,.' (lie V',illte|s \e|-y ud[i|.  tiinbi r e.i(il iie.ivii eiilliiij^s m  n '-r\  li^lii - now fall.     I .:id nol  FrJii M. kOGHRSPUB. CO:,'   ���������  PA Yonge St.. Toronto  Infor^siion Wanted.  ���������JrAriuc!-:  s.\m-s  hi-aaax.    i  . > 2       lhe tf'l.t li'lil.o, in' !,hi-- 11,-U lie, who  i. |,s.Mi n.i-i.ii l,.-r:,l,i' (|.jr... Xm-ib West,  i I iini \ , Cai'.ol ..   b.iv-.i,,i   |neiioi|s|y  i n      ;it..-)ii-   li   ,;'     i'i       lhe        l?oek'v  it u la iu-. vv.ii (- -ni I,- i,, *,ii i- .< it li Air.  I 1'ivlon Soli! ilnf. ['.j ,ni i-iei I'l.iee,  V-i I 'I. I.olifl'.o. ii. v\ ,ir  1  i ���������.;.' lo lu-   air. ��������� i-ta_'i  1   Ml',   |.-  I *-   11 fi  1 ',  ivI! I..- i-  ,n v  lb  -He a  e .111>'  I'le.i v el- . lit I |iis'-m er I vv e| ��������� e lo elifhlee1.  inches ,i Im , e (In- ^M-oihal, [ am  inloriui-rl tii.it i),e - [ .i-i i, l< u.-.ilh.-i  |i|iem, fl'oin ,i inonlll In s|\- iveeks  c;ii lier ll.-re than at 1 be moiilh of llic  riv ei'.  com.-   ito-.v  'I'll.- iuu,10!  illii.   I'.-.l. I ,il!,  v.'itl. (ovV I. n.i-hills ,1'n! :,eii| he*., and n  iiiauy piac * lln-si-   lii-.a-lies   a     Ihe  L.ir.'   (if     llle     > ll< II | III .1 | 11���������     ,||-|-    .rood     M|||  III (I CO Illll  lie cull I V.I I ( (|, (.. i,o(l  11-ei i     f,..  s(o. k in ! li" hot t n,o ,i ,i| I. ,,1-1,1  |!e..i .mil c.'ii'jhuu a;. ��������� i i v i.|. i.tn  filon^ I be  liver.  SVe found uuuicroii.s Indiuii (,im|,'4  /llcilirf t lie river, prr-sum-ilily lell b.\  0rwn, who may have come m Iroin liie  norlli-vvesl, by vv.iy of .la *p.'i   If u *i -.  Al. (.'amp 2l\. ebout I l)il'i,\ -I hcee lull. ,  (ibovc Clews 1,',-ipjdi-. (aboiii iiflv-oii'  liiiN-s bv t iver;, I he river lakes a :-iuil I.  \vfsiei-ly course lor about I'oui' mil' n|n  (befool ol I,le- canvoil, at I lie hem o  nav iKMl-on l"i bo,il-J, bui t)\i, v .i'|. v  r'Ullinn s i lie s,|,,,e nol I li-v, e lei ly  ������������������nurse ,oi  ,iboi,|  (������ei,|v miles   lo   'leli  You can get it done at the " Mail"'. Office  CE AS IN kM OFFICE  EQUAL IN STYLE AND AS LOW m -m.  IN THE PROVINCE.  ooooo-ooooooooooooo-oo o o o o oo o o o o o o o o o o o  RE\ ELSTOKE, WEST 'KOOTENAY, B.C.  ESE������32.:E33������223  sA&5msmi������^^ms,  COPYRi  C.\S  r  OBTAIN   A   J'^TKNT-f     Far n  pii..npfnn'.iycr oml nn lioni-, I <,fi\n\tm,wt\\v to  at I, ,\ ,S A- CO.. -.-.-.iri h-ivc |,.|,| uisntlj liriy 7<-nr<p  crrxTliTiee In the f.iili-nf. I,inl,ii./.������i. f;or(iirnirilr-a-  MoniidrilMlyroi.B'I'Hitliil. ,\ 11 n n i|),������������������|c t,t In.  runrinUriri 'oii'-'tiiiiis ('.-iK-mih anil how f< oh-  l-iln I hern "cnt. fl ������������������". A !^', u oili.Iokiki of mew tmn.  Jo-it /lriff Hr Jivi'iIIi- hcrik-i i.inJ f,-,  MO.-iT Pf-RFRCT MAUk.  A (iiire (ii i;.e Cn mi of Tarlar Powder.   Irrc-;  (toto Ami u,i, Alt,in or ;iny filhcr .uliiltcr.tnt.  4r>  YF /!;-', TMIv  STANDARD,  l'n(..!iit*i litlcon rliniiiprli Miuin It Co. rcilvi.  mi'i'lnl iiriliroiiillir. -<f-ii-ii|l|i(. A mrrirn 11. .iri.l  Hitii /no lii-nii/li', '.vlilnly hcrni-f I hq nuMli: wllli-  ont coil Ip lim lrivr-!itr,r, Thli Knlrmllil pnncr  l������������iic(l v,-i-(-l'lv "li'i-iinl |y l|]iminiK.(l, him liy r,ir fhc  liir(,'i)j.( I'lrviili lion nl nrlv ci-IimiIiIIp work In tlio  "'m11.': ..   ,{ .'}?'.?r-   ' '"I" o>|.lfM M-iil, fr.-(������.  ISnIlilliii' rdll.l'iii nion'hlv, flMliiyrar. Hlnuli  (���������m.lci, V!., iciilii. Uri-iy number roiilii>ii.i )n>nn  llrul pliilos, In coliirK, uml |iholoi;i������ii|m or iu.iv  lioiiici. ivltli iiIbtim, (.iinliliiiu liulliliirH In hIm.w Hit-  Jill I'M llCHll'lin llllll Will, lll.lltl. i(. M      Ail,'   .,,  MVXH & CO.. .ViIVV Void!, :i()l  ���������-,  ,,;','!/ THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  PAGE 3.  ���������aW-*rtfl'JliK'll"iJ)ljl  ��������� I- J^-^W*W-h*fn*^*ffl'3L'>"*f*tl'W^tiLJW������������'  "Ml   "��������� **������P���������fc-*-���������  :���������  ������  ������  R%&  ., ... a  o  eO  r  idol  o  kSjclSb  s      ������  9  . ti  ^&������  is now Deing"  2������i   ������r*a  a  ���������u  *  OALI  l   i  TA   OZtsTOIE      .A-IETID      SEGURE      GrOQI^r   .n5^1^a':ii;=3:a.^a..  itv is situated in the Lardeau  Distriefe  and   is  the   centre  which   some   of   the  radiate.   Large quantities of ore are now being shipped, and  quite    a    rush    is   expeeted    in    the    spring.  \ ( ��������� ���������������������������**  Buy now while good and centrally located lots are still to be bought at moderate prices.  v.  9 ,1   i I  THE KOOTENAY 31 AIL.  if *  A HmNuf rnUoPtbhJno rUKNAbt.  ������  PORTABLE !    PRACTiCAL i !    ECONOMICAL ! !!  THE COLUMBIA & WESTERN.  Its Promoters are Playing' a Game of  Grab,  says a Correspondent.  ���������,. ,. . -.I- ihe   .mention   oi  prospectors ' and,, miners is called to the  11k;    a.iii.i.tllv    rccuiini,^   .imitation . ��������� . *���������        ' r ��������� i 1  ���������  ;iL-.)iit. r.iil-.v-.v cha.rLcrs which Uio  le"-' nit-nts ol ;i new unproved apparatus,  lor   testing  and   .smelting  r'si.ituiv i-. overy .session  called  on  to j various kinds of ores and minerals, also separating' and   refining'  deal wir!i, is ratlicr "iii.irc   pronuunc-ed, j |j-isc bullion,   etc. " '  ir,,* titan i'.-r several years pnM.   The | Manufactured "by a chemist and metallurgist, who thorough-  columiiia. it \\r:riij;j:>.* j ]y understands the wants of'the   assayer,   the" prospector,-the  ,]*, a sc'ipinc which  lias for its olijooi j miner, the chemist for'laboratory test, for all furnace work, such  the conu-ol .if tl.ci.iii.es wiiicl, may ho j ;IS m(.\ihyr  scorifying, coupiino-,' fusing   in   platinum   crucibles,  dlsfdUMTI     111   till-   ���������.(���������lU'lIillllJU  !>(jl.\V������t������M   I . '7- f.       ������       , ' ������ .   '������ .    l .. . t        ,   ., ,  Li.ei.'oium'iia rive.- ai. Trail  ami  thf I testin^   of " sampling   charges,   roasting., en;imeung, etc.     (Any  Kettle   r ver   iruVl   Okanagaii   v.dloys. ! kind of itiel.) \  and iu mak-e. 'tnein   tributary  to  the j This furnace is buiit in two halves for easy transportation,  owner, oi tin- smelting works at Trail'' ;s co;np[c.������c jn j^-n; ni;ic'e of sheet steel' with cast iron slag and  and Konsi.ind. ,   lhe to.in does not, at-- ,   ' ��������� .     , ,        . ,  , ,     , ,,  r,,-i, ,o i,e lecii.-d .... am ddin'ite lino j '^'-' s]x>i;ts. _ wind'supply pipe and knock-down-bottom.    -,  _  between  r.lic   points   named   in   tiie I    '       I his Mandy Prospect iVumace is of the CupoiiL type,  with  s-indr;. sect ions.of tiie' Act,   but  can , extention for  smelting ores, capacity iooo to 5000,'pounds per  deileut fiom a direct line as the neessi- i].,t.ali according to the characteV of ores.     No' prospecting OUt-  tics of construction or lhe mineral (lis-    .,    . ,       "   . ,  'coveries of (he advance Hoop of    pros-    liL  ������������ complete Without ll.  peelers may show  to be desirable.  And                      A-jonts Wantod.   For  Price  and  Further  Information.- Aailross     ,  National Ore'and Reduction Co.  415 Loctist Strset,' , ��������� St. Louis, -Mo.  BEVELSTOKE,       IB_0-  .si-c.-iion 10 .-.ay.s, "tlie company may  build branches fr-niii eiu-h, all or' any  section or sect ions."  The,whole   thing   can   therefore   be  .set down a.s u' scheme   10   control   the  mill's that may lie l'mmd in   the   Gold  Jliinge and l.iuindary Creek   districts,  and the long time   tho   promoters,   ask  for carrying it through,   stamps   it   a-i  not. designed especially   and   promptly  to benefit the western terminal   points,  named in tlio charter, but to put   that  extensive    mineral   country    in    their  hands for  eight  yours,    giving   them  ample (.ime   to   secure   for   themselves  (���������vervthin'g in it   worth   having.     Suppose, a. prospector should find    a    valuable mine, is it   to   be   supposed   that  '   the main line or a branch of   this road  would   be. ,built    to   accommodate , it,  '    until (lie prospector'nad  been  compelled to' part wit.h tho lion's   snare ?    It,  is said  the   promoters   ask   no   bonus,  - which is given as  a   conclusive   argu-  '      jnont for granting them all   thev   as!:,  but far better than   a   bonus ' will   be  the   powers   granted, to   traver.se.   the  mountains at their   pleasure   and   the  long time required for constructing tho  ��������� ' road.,, '  .,The'city of Vernon is making 11  decided protest 'agaiiis-t granting, the  Columbia it Western chai.ter, basing  the.ii' objections i.u the long time allowed to build the road. And they  li.-iva good reason to oppose tho .scheme,  on this as well as other ground-;.  The Okana'f.'in Vallev,'at   thc   head  t *    .  of which stands Vernon, i.s almost   an  pjnpiro in   itself.     It   ham   within    its  l'iM'u-iyw-i,i ,<:\ <:}:>1)..\\% AJS^A^yy., ���������!;:  ent unit of the province. 11 has (lie  .soil'to raise all kinds of grain, vegetables and fruit in excess' of miv  present- demand ; it, has cattle r.-t line's  that annually send,out a large siiiplus  of live-slock to consuming centi-os; 11  has mineral fields of unknown value  .and extent, .some of which aie alreadv  ISP  ������fc  ^riltK^MSUaXC  PROPOSED TAX ON MINES.  (Continued from page 1.)  lie   putting   it  very  mildly.  ' Among  minim;   men   and   (lie   inhabitant-*  of  Koolenay .generally,   hul, one  opinion  prevails and that' is, ( hat if  the '" Assessment    Act" Iioloiiic-*   law,   it   will  c.-insca  paraly.-,is   of   the   mining   111-  dn-t t y and trade generaIIy.    *    *,    Wo.  canuoi afford al I his stage of I lie game,  Lo have our be-*t interest*, jeopardized,'  and Mich a tax  if  imposed,   would   h"  most" iinfort iinate,   as ' prospective .investors w (inld   draw   back   into   their  shells to await a'iiiore favorable   time.  1-iritish Columbia is essentially  a  mining count ry, and, while  her'ehief   industry and ful tire,source of  wealth remains in its infancy, itsliouM be I'o-tei -  ed rather than harassed hv an   unjust  and disci i mi mil pry import.    If our legislators were a little   more   conversant  with the stale of the  mining industry,  as  it  now  exists  in   Koolenay,   they'  would think'twice before  enlei'tainiiig  such an oppressive measure.  u.Midway Ailraiic :    We do ' not  believe for one  moment ,that this  most  restrictive tax, affecting the welfare of  the mining industry,   will   he  allowed  '0 become law, and vet it is hard to'sav  " Trout Lake" Replies to Mr. Bullard.  I']j*n\>K  Ivikitsnay Al.vrr.:  Srr{,���������In yi'un- issue of.l.Mh iiist. 1 am  pleased to * ee a reply to   my   letter  of  'January 2">, liy .Mr. Billiard, fin-reeling  some statement*-: thereinrin.'idc.    1  will        ������';'������':*������v.������'  sav right here, Mr. Jjdilor, that   Trout     \>-,.\,   'f:*S,y/.  .Lake   is   not   ashamed   of bi.s   noit   de      **'J'���������".;���������.'!*���������'--i**  plume or'the letter of (hat date   above     '*'(, '&*?���������''*������'  ������u  rjn  *8  '9  11,  w  'O  It's an easy niatd;,!- to call names bill  they don't break hones, and usually  when such things occur the public  di aw their own conclusions as lo the  right. I disclaim any unneighborly  feeling or personal, interests in either'  camp but write for the hit "i-.;-'..sol' both,  believing, as 1 still do, that lhe Lardeau  will be b"( ter served liy a^-.ist ing Trout  Lake until she cm stand alone.  .Mr. liullard has given us some  facts'  relating lo  moneys spent  by  govern-'  ment for the benefit of .">!) claim*, in I he  Lardeau district,.vi,:. $2,o{)J or   sji'J.OOO.  Ilow������(lo his ������iig.u\!-, c il.ic'1,1,' with  the  . !"���������;���������}'  "Our   aclvicc   to    tluvse���������about    to'" 'marry,    is :-  k 8  H%*/' M  ''^^A  ^v^  ���������>v-*%3.  But    if   you" MUST    marry-;    why  r        '  io   wiuniu.    mn,   iinu    \i-ti   u    i.iiiiiiii   unil^ (.    it . .) T^ t     i , , . * T  what  Ihe'GoverumVnt.   i.i  l.heir sore    f<,"wing.-'     Tm-o..i   Jom.son s   to   Mr-  Dougair.-, cr-eek, V.l\ mile:*, ,$2,'.'A ); trail  up Pool creek, $120') or $1:50!); bridge  .-iffoss L*'i-.ii cre.'k to connect vvit.li  Pool  st.rai<r'nt.s  lo   provide   revenue   to   re-  cuperalea needlcs-!y deplejcd t reasiiry,  ma> not  bring  themselves  to  do.    "if  the Legislature allows'the  hill   to  be-' ,   ,     .,    .,-.,  ,   .,      , .      ���������  come law, .i...thing,is surer than that a    l"'vok tmi1- *>,J! ,!i",,1-,! (^-'S'"') '������ ),'lJSS  the    Post    Office store    and    buy    your    'outfit    there  A  complete   stock, of -'Gents    Furnishings    always   "oh  hand.   - Shirts,    Shoes   and    Suits   a   specialty.  process of. strangling the mining industry v\ ill lia\e heen o.iter.d iipo;.,  the result of which will not'he long in  making itself  fell,   as iindoubtedlv   it  jpRlVnl,i,l;/i!\.1,-'nVi!(i1'!,',',j'",1,1,";','-.,'.";!P'.V1-  mineral resources, of the province, 'ri'-  sonries which -u t he pre-en! time ,-,,-e  fast nplilting Hiii.isii Coliuiil-ia.'-,an(i'  id.icing her an ong U,e fi,-sl mineral",  producing countries or'|,|-e world. ������ *  II themembei-.soi' i lie govei'.-nneiii eorrld  He made acipiaint ed v. ill, the \ i(.-,\*. ,,.f  sonie ol tin- |<>.-uliiig men of t he.mining  world upon the same' siihjecl, il, fZ  (e. tain the obnoxious cl.ni.si- would   be  Fish creek, $1 <).)()��������� new hi idge, ;-jjl2.">0;  trail from L-n dean (My to I miles on  old (rail, $i5.); n:,.\ b'.'idge across Fish  a id ;\)oi cree'-cs, %Z.o\i;���������cr in   all   $7100  '������!��������� S������������7 .-���������(;-,)    ll'-1    '   .'. i'.ir'--il   > CMil .''-'i-l'll tion  their'  part   of   $!:>..,M     .-ippiopriaiion  -���������������������������v^   ���������*\,ei>v  ; P- i.-, ^'"������~'.  ^'������������������x^.V&i.  Cv     V.V "L/'i^ I  L-</4_J������  ......   ,-���������..,-, ...  .-���������......,������   apptpp.-Muon     -. ������������������"rr^u>.}^'%i'i:?%zi^'^z^'A;!:.  -spe.it    in   the  spring   and  summer  of       '   /'   '; A'] ,'< -���������* -\Vl ", y ���������?''i\l ,'���������  -'i'Z'^y  ISO I.    .Mr. null.-rrd Mates the only trail       ".   .    f- VV1- '���������'"'. >J?r ";-^^A-- '!-f:}i) n\  ,-. *   ,-'i '%��������� ii .i.'/i ;.".';la l* ''% fi **-.'>:,; .-*. '.-..V'S  in process of^ development.     It,   would j'"' '*\e,\-' n..'[n er   Lri'qe:   TiieG,',m,.o-a]  .seem,   thorofocc,    that    what    Vernon I to pai-s a law  at  \ictoiia,   compel.big ,  neeris more than all else, is smelters to j niiru' ovvners- to pay a   loyalty  en  uiv i l,l(' l-'-dl from Ltirdeau City four  miles  the government has ever built to any  claim in this division is the fllack Hear  group on Pool creek. How does this  corny in with the l<h mile.** of i.iail from  Johnson'-, |o   .Mrl'oug.dl's  creek?  was  ibis not. built for   tiie,   convenience   of  ������������������claim owners an I prospector--,   as  ���������-]���������  Till*  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  ���������io a\i) riroM  All Eastern Points.  rin-aiiffli Kii-sl Class .SluuiiiiiK Curs uml Tourist  treat the ores of Okauagan and  Keltic ! " '^',! "'."���������; i-���������'.'"���������lli.-'"   M.d,  at   the ; on old trail. .' Sl^la^^r^n^nS^  Jtiver    Valleys,    est.ablislled'   i,,,   tile j !::;;S,-;ilV.' .I:;;;::;! ������������������������;;,,,' ^K:.   ������'"'"*������i"^-!^..-   '-* "'"ffiTOKE TIMETABLE  neigliboihood ot tiro mines, rather tlia.ii ! with   the   enormous  expense 'ib-.tdv ' n,:-U)" *-1'1"1!1 L ������.is.issured il   existed, ,.    .   ~. ' UKt ,llviL- I AOLt.  railways   to    transport    them    hevoiid ' ���������:"1;u,",tl ".'  pt'o'-pi cling  and 'dev.-io|':. ' " otherwise [��������� woi.Id  not  have   made i'.uX'C   x"!^s ''"VA0* i^'1:"'5'-  fi vAiir  Ul  Aj?  th'-ir   borders.     ,Sh(i    would    then'    be' lllu' I'l,lIM1< m  -yot'-nay.   hut   :., 'order    the  .statement.    I   willnha.v   it' with  ��������� to even up on   los-es   ami   expenditure  Km* I'nll iiifoi-niiition ,-is to mtos, time, du,  ���������'Pl'l.v t(> ,  I. T.   Uiewst.-r,  Agent, lievelstokc. ���������*  orco. Jici,. minwN       -   ���������     -i                        .,         io e. ci. nil on    los-es   ,ual   e\iiem    lete .     i      -          -1  raising up consuiiiers iii he.r own midst I elsewhei.'   tlr.-v '.ir(-  M-ir-iilerir"'    lie- ,lb"ll,n"'^     '   I"'-.sume   tlie   trrirls   on  for the wheat and other fiSod   prodiiets | :.d\ is.ilulny ot'trtxir'g  ,-dl   (.|,.  .ai   th'"- '''-"ll ,l"!'   !1"'   '"'"eeks aie  about,   lhe  of   these   valle\s,������- and   would   net   be I dump.    If such a lavv v.,k  enfoued   n , si.m- as t in- <,o-, .-rimie.it   trail--,   in   Ihe  troubled as -she i.s now   to Mvk K,\\i   out   j \v"'l'l U.<>!!" ,l H' |';lf 'M,u ,!"-,ll! -ipon   a!i Trout    Lake    dt.isi.in,   lil   neither, lor ���������         l>isli-iot I'.isscukui- AkoiiI. Vnnconvoi-. I!.C,  side , market   for   them.     Tho   eo*-t  of , e^Vi'i.-'t's'to'inlke n'ume v'^rnr" i!'Vii'--e|v-','s illrtn ":' '"'''"^ U' ''<,,u1,    ' M>t',10 l'l':,s,,lh\Al?1''ViV"v''   ^\h<r\    ,Ii(.!VcNtoUu   01>   SaiKtays  transporting ore out of tho district, -as \ an- bnirdni"-   up   th-  (omili'v.   "fr* rV.e t<r rh.iiiir.* my view s n-speei ing the oie, wi't'l!' "thi;11' 'l'n!.iii"l'ri'stuuilol-s" --Tkuiu"/.!!!!"  well as fi'eights on what    f.rrmei,   ,uo\ , --'ov erimieiit u arir ��������� nv.il; v lef them t.t\ ronr.* orr ,'t he  G.lcng.niv   groun    as   I ! ",'..'X,,!",l'-Ir''a^111"1 '"A!I'e}'l'i." whtcli lcuvo .''������rt  i          it         ii             iii                  ,   ' ore fioin the sit e'i >!���������" i..r",..,.      ..*!         . i        *           i     '���������                      .                          '         ....,lll:-1,'1 '<"' ������," <-''���������   ^'iiiul   ovory  rtuiidny and  1,-inchors have to sell,  would be   saved, .    "  ;"'"ii_.i  m..',i   i    i.iu.n.  ,,.*d   ,,,,( havi- mv doiibls H'speetmg t he   l.racti- '  - Inn-sd.i-, mid for Wiiulsoi- and  s.miin  uvorv-  t      ,             -i  ���������    '               -                       ,    t���������'"��������� io ei n-n tr,--   m.-n   vv,-..,  i,-i...  v,..Tr* ,-,..,                                                   W'eiliiL'sdnv                                          .  ihkj n bmy immng, ni.muuu-i.in tng and    ���������,', ,hN vnii,lLt y, ,u:ii ,���������.,.,��������� it ;<!,",',. ,-:'';; '.���������5'd..> "i s-ic-1. a route a, Mr. Hullai '       ,-ll"L",l-v-  and :get the 08st possible value in goods you ever  pUrciased:'  ' ' c  Remnanr arc .ifoinj? cheap and fast,, and   new   lines   of ladies'  foo<ls, men's furnishings and "a full linet,of,Slater's, '  famous foot wear wiil'be opened  up  in  a i'cw days.  riidusliial centie be orcited at oi   r.ear J ln*i iv  Vernon. ��������� '      Ri.s-1,o,i|    Mi,,<-,���������:     Nnthi.  iiie.'.i'.ori".!,   .-i-   I   k-anv    one   of    thi  > ernoii. ��������� i      rti.s-t.i'..|    ,./i/.d-:      .Nn:hin-_A   n,,.,-,. >ivv.iei-  i.t-r,  -umin./i   pteferied   goiii"-    ft    ������ i ���������      o    ������T       1  The ambition of V,���������,,������   to   becine    -������; ^ ������\\ ������������������������ ^ ^Z^ ' !.f V".' "'   T F ''A"'"'������''������' ������-���������"��������������� *>������ '������������������������'������"������������������ i ^010111018 ������ AOOienaV   ,   -  the c������..,rre ol busu.e:-.-l?H   ,ir   tl:t.    ,���������.    ,mm.s ���������,   tj,,,,.], 7.,.,,.,,,.'..'; "���������,'J ,.;'.-; I-d --iemis a -. o.l deal when em.-idet- , , , J  _���������_ .  dusti'^s  Ol    Okiin rg.-iu     valley,    would ' siii.-g.-r.-d   1a   .my   admii.i-; .-.t- ,,u    ;,.j "'-���������     l'"il    r "... r.smg'   1 h-    VAno    -Mice ' Xl P91T1 ' W QVIiTQl IflHl I !rt    TTn"  l.heii be in a fair way of realization  NlIC-sWAi  Sieajiiou.s, 3Iarcli f)t.h.  lliwniMl.v oil;. 1 |.|mi, (.    ,f   ,'isi.   )>,,_ _'!**. .0. 't - an  in,,-., s-ihiiil \  Lo liriie. I h(  ' rhl^MWh   /,.'"    ,!",    !'   '''"'      ''" "���������'���������   ,'*     J!"'   "ll    Kish'c.eel,,   m.l.'s  cum.nit w hen the :,|ini-.,il ii.iiu-ti-i \,i|! . , '  -land oira*. ...i;.! a b-i-is .1-   ,,,*,   f,(|.,.,. "nm.-i���������*-nij.is ol. money   .n-c  -pent i-  1 m the pro-, i'.c ��������� .iiwl tin t.' '.-e !- .-!  ...;,!,- m iking tramv.ay-,-which I don'i, 1 hml  ,-;:; Steam Navigation Cojra  1 /  /  1  I (DOiJ  . IM. UUUKtSIt  '   . ��������� J-'  NOTARY   PUDLIC  I t  5  RKVELSTOKK,  B.C.  PASSENGERS FOR     ,.  Ptiragraphs of General luteresr.     , d'\,t tm-g,,veim���������ent \v;;i mm-', ( ���������-i n":'.i-   pr-r.t.,ibi... '  ;. lall s  Landing,  ���������       ,        ���������- ������������������.>���������������������������..������������������..��������������������������� 1! ;..om   .   r,llU(1. ���������,,;,,, ������������������       ^ (din.raii, mv-'vi.-usi- e,-���������,-i i.,.- the i Hot   Springs.    .  Hoi).   Ci,l.    I'iikci'.   iii-e-.'iicil   *u i-ii.u'V.   In,     I e.lsoi.-i b|e    M-heilie    '.f      1 ix.i' i- r:       n.) , . .   ! " 1 y    I 'pi r*-1-J  v-iii.(I.i.%v.,i,i-i.i).-l-..:t..i.;.a,.r1iu1--i'roviii.v.     "ime,,.    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THOIJT I.AKK CITV  KV.\NSJ>(J|{T, KASLO ,v NAKUSP  l.lllll.V,-  (III- >.,klls,l  ,X     ,-|l,...||      1,'Mll^   I--    ,,,���������,, lei-OI.-ld'.l-   til..   I      ...    -      "���������/   .     ..'     ,  l"' ill' , ��������� ���������-        ;- I,   >   ,.,l    ..     1-11,1  ,11111   ,\mi  ������|l-  'iii     mo   -K|. I  rile e ie,  ,iiie, mi  it   th.-v   d,,    ],, ,k .piil.   meelv,  rtii.Ni   ih,     j..i:,!f..lu     I oni <',. .-I. ,������������������| ,\���������, f 1,,,,,,-t.  ���������     '" '���������            be dis,i-|,���������(,,,-   !��������� .'',. .,1     ^ ^(-  ���������re mining is   IM    ,i, ,n. ���������  '���������\pi.iini,ujih   !-.....I   ���������t   r-, mil. n,   \.|,���������|,   ,    m    |,,,| i h.. .-ll',-, t  ,v  (lisp'il- In ,'hii-ii ;|..,t   cu/jiy.iHj   ,,,,-1   jl,..  l,;���������,i,,     l.i |is h.-i e, where  .V .-!,,'-,i;> l.'.n.vv.,/, ��������� i   I'leev,  in'. ijviih'!iiiii .���������vr.-i'Vui.ni' dici-i .n t,,i,.,i,, i,,.[ I Amendments Proposed.  ������������������������(���������<���������!.-.    He v,-...j up'-iiiliii^- .,i!   l lin-pli.il |, il i> nl . i  !!...-  i   -v. ,ii,ii:,-,-_'   ��������� lod)..-,   i,nf    Any  v. nl l;io.\: iriv- ie r iP.i. '    ;,!,. 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