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 Provincial Library    June 99_ ^  \  ' f  -  > ,  f    r                                                )  c  PUBLISHED   TTXIEJSDD.A.*^"  _A.3M X)   WttTlD-AJlT-  fl  '    Vol. 7.-  TNo. 13, ---  REVELSTOKE. B. C, MARCH 20, 1900.  t.                                                                                                                                                                                                    1                                      -  $2.00 a Year.  T?  .^ Just Received at  'V'  <^> Aii excellent .stock of Gents Clothing in Latest-Styles.  T  fl'fl  Union Made Overalls and Jumpeis.  Levi Strauss & Co.'s Overalls and Jumpers.       ,  Gents Nock Wear in Newest Shades and Patterns.  t������������s  Taylor The Ian.  Gents Half Hose.  Curiam Voles ii feet and 12 feet in length.    P,ole Sets in  Oak  -ind  Ma-  ��������� ��������� hogany; al&fo Grille Work.    Window Shades, exceptional value.  Straw Mattings anil Jute Rugs,-ett\. etc.   ,       ���������"','" c    '  To open up lO-nioi-row, diiect from Great Britain���������  BIousp Waist-Patterns in Novelty Silks*.   ' 1   l  Dress Patterns in Lai est Designs.     '<-  'All of the above will ho inarked at.a very close, margin, and extra values  ' may be anticipated.       '       .  '0 , "        ,      '  ""' ���������-���������JAMES'   GILL   &   GO. A  "(St?)  ?  T  w  '<|* W^^S^^^SS'^^ ^^^V^4^^^^^ <^W*,4*,<ig<****������������**^^^^i  It is now time to oiclei your Spring Suit.  . Spting  Goods now in.   ' We will  make, them up at this<-  time tit very reasonable prices. ;  . '<  air  THE TAILOR.  A'    ������   ������   ������   ������   ij.   .>   ������   S   *   ���������>   *   *   *   S   *   *   ���������������   )*   S   *   5   ������   $   ������   ���������*   5   ������    *   5   ������ ���������W*  The   Conservative  convention came  off   Saturday   evening'  in, Tapping's  Hall. - The scheme of organization-included  , 41     delegates,    divided   as  follows:���������Revelstoke 17, Trout Lake  City ;   5,      Ferguson      5,   < .Nakusp  3,      Fire    Valley     2,   Coaiaplix    2,  Thomson's   Landing   2,  Arrowhead 2,  lllecillewaet 2, Albert Canyon 1.  This  gave Revelstoke and the line with the_  great bulk of vtho   riding's population,  20 votes;   points' south 21 votes; Dig  Bend was not, ������iu  it no representative  being   allowed.    ���������J?, J.'Foley, Arrow  Jiead, was' moved to the ���������_ chair.      Tho  only business done was the nomination  of   a   candidate   which   Mr. Taylor of  Trout Lake City   received without op  position..-   ' There   were   no' resolutions  of  endorsation of  the platform, of. tho  party, of  principle  on eight hour'law  or anything else, and' except for.a few  short speeches, remarkable for nothing  but a sneering allusion to this scattered town of Revelstoke by " tho organiser,"  the  proceedings   were   without  interest.    " Mr.  Charles   Wilson,' the'  leader,    was   not    , even     nominated  though   it   has been   generally known  for a long time that ,ifc   was- offered to  him and, it   was said, accepted.    The  Trout Lake   man   had no competitors,  Revelstoke didn't even put a candidate-  up   and   there     was     no . " trouble  brewing"   as     the ' Ferguson   paper  said there would if its man  was  not  nominated.     There    are     legitimate  points .jof  criticism   in    the    calling,  organization and vote distribution'of  the convention and its composition, including as it did, several liberals, could  also be'iidiculedi   Let it. pass for, the  present, however, to  publicly goAinto  them wouldonly create friction in  the  district arid besides  they  will  readily  suggest themselves to the interested  reader.'  , . !    ,  The "party'' candidate, Mr. Taylor,  is personally an estimable young man  ambitious to succeed and this is his  chance.   The'Mail litis no word to say  against him personally, but is earnestly   opposed   to   his candidature as   a  party man, and believes he lias made' a  fatal mistake in seeking public honors  on such grounds.    He thinks differently, however,  and the Mail bespeaks  for him a patient hearing and courteous  consideration of his case in the coming  campaign as lie will have reasons, for  the faith  that is in him.,  There are  other reasons why'Mr. Taylor's eandi-  dalure'should   meet   with   opposition  from the Mail butVthese will appear  in the progress ol the camaaign. ;  Promising Prospect  Of Mining Operations  Cannot Sold  Another Month.  (Special IuMigMail.)  London', March .20���������1 a.m.���������The  war oflice has no news confirming the  reported relief of < .Mafeking, but'  Wyndham, under secretary of war.  replying lo private inquiry about- midnight smilingly said,  ���������'��������� I think it is all  right."  J. M. Kellie, M. P. P., has received  word from the old country that negotiations have been practically completed  for the taking over hy a strong Scotch  company of the, Copper Stain group,.at  Bear Creek'and that $125,000 working  capital will be available ' for' the1  extensive, development of this group  at ca comparatively early, date. The  arrangements for work have proceeded  so far that- work will  be commenced  1 ' in ,  just as soon as it is possible to get into the claims which are properties of  considerable promise. Mr. Kellie feels  veiy much elated oypr the satisfactory  progress made in securing the working of this group and is pretty 'C]conH-  dent.they will merit the attention and  expenditure tobe put in on them. . He  also states that he has received word-  from J.'W. Emmerson of New York  that^a company is in -course of formation there for-the purpose of taking  ...������  ......3     .3.- ..-..l.-.U:^*.-*'' 4-K.i     U*..������^l������..������      'j  QLS& fy^b/fy^b/Wl/fy i%/%/QQ>Q4b'&*&  SOLE AGENT,  4>  OFFICES =  FIEST   STZRZEIET &  . Fancy and staple groceries^  1 the best. Pickles of every!  kind,: ^ Mixed Pickles, Plain'  Pickles, Sweet Pickles, Pic-*  alillie, Chow Chow, Mustard^  and Catsup, in bottles, jarsj  and in bulk. All of the^  purest and best. Lowest^  prices on these goods.   -  up and developing' the Hardpan and  Seattleclaiins on Carries and. Do4wnic  creeks. This is good news for the  Bend, and it as hoped and expected  that the organization will be a strong  one with a bonafide intention of  systematically developing these properties. More particulars of both these  deals will be eagerly looked for as the  season, so far,' promises well for sue-,  cessful mining operations this year.  Now' is tne Time to Buy before the Spring %  Price List is in force.  jCROCKEM &  [glassware.  Don't forgot thaL our prices^  on Crockery and glassware'  are- Ihe lowest qnoted in,  Revelstoke.  Our stock of Men's Furnish-^  ings   and  clothing it complete and we can sell you an]  outfit at    very   reasonable  prices.    Pants will be tnacle^  a specialty.  M orris & Steed;  Coursier's Old Stand,  FZROZESTT   ST.  X$#^W*iH"Tf'W^  A Party of,  Politieal Trimmers  The Nelson conservative convention  was regarded with amusement rather  than anything else.   It straddled, the  fence on nearly every question,- especially the ejght-hour law and party line  questions,   and    it    wonld    need   a  descriptive    chart    to    tell   what  is  meant  on    either.     The    eight-hour  law  resolution  ��������� reads:     Moved ' Dr.  -Bowes, seconded Fred  Irvine:   "That  this convention deprecates the existing  disputes between labor and capital and  Fuggests that it will be the function of  tho government to carefully investigate the working of laws dealing with  the industrial conditions, and geneWiI,  regulations botween labor and capital  in the province,  keeping in  vinw the  main object of government!  the pros*  purity of the  count! y  and   tho   well  being of its citizens."   The party line  resolution   runs:   That   the origin of  the liberal-conservative party may be  traced to a crisis in tho history of this  country which necessitated  the union  of the best men of both parties for the  unification and progress  of   the  Dominion of   Canada.   A .serious  crisis  now exists in the province tit present.  The principles of liberal-conservatism  contain the only remedy for one man  government,  sectionalism and undue  influence   of ��������� political    adventurers;  therefore bo it resolved,  that in  the  opinion of meeting forthcoming provincial elections be conducted on party  lirips,   the   liberal-conservative   party  relying not solely upon   party  affiliation in federal politics but also upon  the   brond   principles   of   liberal-conservatism,   which   will    remedy    the  violent abuses of tho ffoveinment In  this province.  Was ever such complete "rot" talked  by a body of sensible men. The eight-  hour resolution may mean anything or  nothing, and the party line motion  '.while deciding on that issue does so  without regard to "party affiliation in  federal politics." This all means, we  must say something and if we can get  labor and liberal suckers to walk into  uu,r pilot' l|iy uiorc (oirjs thoj".  ' '-The Free Staters are in considerable :  force'around Smithfield although much  dispirited. A British spy from Koux-  ville reports that Commandant Botha  and'eommand are going to Kroonstadt  and are using desperate means, to en-,  list recruits, , comrnandcring Boers  under'penalty of death.   ! -     .  _.  General Gatacre is resting at Spring-  fonteih', preliminary to joining Lord  Roberts.        ��������� ��������� ,' \  ' It is.believed that 25,000of Buller's  men are about to engage Botha's horse.*  The leaders of the Afrikander bund  are circulating a petition in Cape Colony asking the Imperial Government  not to take away the independence of ''  the Boers.,,,      ���������   '    '      f ������  Thirty two thousand additional  troops for South Africa are now'at-  sea.    - ,(  General Sir George White has ai--"  rived at Cape Town too ill for intended  reception. .   ' .    v "-''.'  A'despatch to - the - Daily Telegraph-'  from   Bloomfonteiiv,  says:   .   "In    a  ���������speech a few' days   before the British   ,  entered the  town,  President   Krnger (  admitted  that his men would be un-  ���������  able to keep  in  the  field  for another .  month."   , ���������    A*  A' despatch ^ from , Cape Town says ���������-,  that Sir Alfred Milner and. his private  secretary left on Monday evening by a  special train and there is   a possibility'  that   he  is  going north  on  a pea:e  mission.  Spencer Wilkinson ^writing  in   the  Morning   Post,   deals   with   possible  *���������  movements.     He says :'  " Lord Roberts may  send one or two strong cav-���������'  airy columns to move unexpectedly on'  various   points  thus   upsetting, Boer  plans of defence and rendering possible ,,-  an  advance  on Pretoriarbv three converging forces without any prelitniuary  fight. .���������.*.'  As a Conservative,  Or Not At All.-  A'Mai 1. representative saw Mr. Thy<.  Taylor, of Trout Lake City, the conservative candidate for this riding at  the next election, about the statement  of the   Ferguson   Eagle   that   if   not'  nominated by the convention he would  be h candidate as an .independent 01  provincial party man.    I-L; .said  then-  was absolutely nojFoiindation  for saying so, that it had never been mentioned, and that he would run  only ,n< a  conservative or not at all,   that  being  the line and party he had always supported. .Rethought  the  party's  pio-  vincial   plat foi tn.   taking   it   on    th"  whole, was applicable to the country's  need and had his endorsement.  T. L. Grahaiue, late editor ot the  .Victoria . Times passed through bore  yesterday on his way west from a  weeks visit to Boundary and South  Kootenay points. He reports Dr.  Fagan, provincial health officer, a>,  having made arrangements with the  U. S. oflicials for strict quarantine arrangements ;it Republic where there  arti s;uum foiii'tt't'ii citfes of sitiiillpy.'s;,  *    ���������,.  ��������� --' *'''���������,  , ^i    .v '  iS     ' ' THE KOOTENAY MAIL  - "  I J  I *  I   '-  ll  h  Zhe/UootenmMml  PUBLISHKD SEMI-WEEKLY.  ���������AT���������  H.2VELSTOKS,' B.C.,  ���������BY���������  '    B. It. CAMPBELL,     '  Publisher and Propkietor.  Subscription   Price,   $2.00   Per   Annum  ADVERTISING   RATES   quot       on   application.  JOB PRINTING of every kind at most reason  able rates and shortest notice.  ACCOUNTS for job  pi-inting or advertising  payable on the lirst of every month.  CORRESPONDENCE on all matters of local  or public interest invited and carefully eoi-  ('    .side-red.   All communications to the Editor  must be accompanied by the name of tlie  '     writer, not necessarily for publication, but  as an evidence of good faith. ,        f  Address, ,  -The Kootenay Mail,  -     'Revelstoke, 13.0.  TUESDAY, MARCH, 20. 1800.  Tim   conservatives   of    Revelstoke  riding,  in   common   with   others   in  diileretit'se'ctions of the province, have  in our poor opinion'  done   incalculable  injury to the interests of the   province  in   deciding   i'or'TVhe  introduction   of.  party lines and  selecting   a   candidate  1 to "run" upon'that-issue..   This' province is now facing,a situation of grave  importance'to its. future welfare,  what  ' it needs most-in   this juncture   being  a .strong, staple,' and   progressive   government, and to this consummation ths  'energies'of conservatives   and  liberals  mi������ht ive.ll have been applied. The wei-  fare'of the country is of   more importance than the advantage of a party, and  . in'the present ^state, of  affairs, with a  destructive   demagogue  and- unrepre-,  ' s'ehtative government  in   power,   men  should first be citizens  and   par'tizans  after.   There was no challenge of party  strength thrown do'wii by the liberals,  no conflict of opinion; on .the  contrary/  they stood ready   to  oppose* one   who  trading on their good .name  attempts  ��������� to create division   and   discord. c And  this we. believe is   their   poaitibn   still,  aided by. numerous conservatives   who  cherish individual opinion , and  public  good rather, than   party   cause.    This  is the peoples party ! and its  cause  is  good and well supported.    It stood   to  .win for this province a certain victory  ' for sound and   representative  government with the downfall of Mr. Martin,  but, this  desirable   result   has  hugely  been jeopardized by   the   introduction  of party lines.    A three-cornered   contest throughout   the  country  is   now  rendeted   inevitable   (unless   this' injudicious movement is   recalled) .with  a   three party   legislature as   a   most  likely and probable   result.    There  is  no telling to   what   further  confusion  such a resultniay lead and,   if  parties  are anywhere near equal, it will require  little imaginative stretch   to   conceive  another general election following the  coming one, instead, of,   as   intent   be  the case,   calm    and   steady   progress  under   a'  strong   anti-Martin   government.    There seems no question of .it,  in our minds, that the mr-n responsible  for - introducing   party   at   this   cii-'is  ���������' i i  have tnken an unreasoning and   retro-.  grade step that, must lie rectified by  .the sturdy independent ben.-e of the  rot of the community.  We appeal earnestly to the go< d  5-,en������f! and judgment of the electors in  this constituency to come to the rf-cue  in thi-. cri.Ti'-. We appeal, fir-t, to our  independent consf-rvative ftiends, to  our libera! comrnrjes, and labor coworkers to all unite in M'leoting a man  for whom we can make, common cause  the   interests    of    stability     and  rate the promise and the man must be  considered together. The value of an  I O U, for instance, depends upon the  signature, and it is not different with  a politicians platform. So, when Mr.  Martin lays down a redistribution  plank in" his' political cheap sale  counter, it will not be forgotten by  'the public that but'for his action on  this very subject the' coming election  would be fought on a measure much  more representative of their opinion.  3And, if in this' instance ho sacrificed  public interest to personal ambition or  revenge, why should he no" do it  again. Another plank-'-the discouragement of cheap oriental labor���������is one  he spreads with much ostentatious dis  play before elector1-1. Uut' if In has  forgotten that he did his best to defeat  last session the coal mines regulation  bill, which had'for object, this very  plank he prates of, the p'-oplrf do not,  and vvill remind , him of it at the  proper moment. Conduct they will  tell him is thrt test of ,conviction and  for.all his''fine promises he will be  judged by his fruits. Ho may spread  his wares as cunningly as he likes,- but  they will not tempt 0au intelligent  public to do business.. His is a bankrupt stock, so to speak, filched from  better < hands through ' his sharp  practice, and it will not be long' ere  the shutters are up and the name  erased on the premises, of ' Martin &  Co.,, the company being, of course,  silent partners. ���������  The promises of.an" early spring and  long working season have never been  so ������oodlfor many vears as now. ' The  pity 'tis that the opportunity of -.improvement thus afforded will be lost  through the political deadlock now  prevailing. I'f-Mr. Mar-tin's appeal' to  the people is delayed-as he says it will  it may'be September before appropri-  ations ,can be voted 'for necessary  public works. The remedy;'for the  lieutenant-governor's . action \is said,  properly enough, to lie with the people,  but even that the people are injuriously to their'interests prevented from  doing. u-Thi.s kind of governmental  bluff must stoD. The people everv  where should speak their minds on it.  It, is really the essence of the political  crisis now before the country^yet some  ignore it for ptirfcy. What is, party,  beside ' representative 'government  responsive to a people's will. '-'A  plague o' both your houses" we would  say, but that one only-is blind ���������to its  present duty,, and like our Donny-  brook friend finding no i challenget to  the fight invites one with a request to  step on his trailing coat, as he's just  ���������spoilin for the want of a hatin.  History doesn't say if the gladiator of  the turf got what he was Jooking,, for,  we rather think he did, but we are  sure that it will relate that fact to the  entire .satisfaction of those party conservatives who will not meet the  present situation as it deserves.  KGOtenay Lotig'e  No. 15 A.F. & A.IVJ.  The regular meeting*  are'heldin the Masonic Temple, Bourne-  ^JR-ll, on the third  Uondav in each'  month at s p. in-  Visiting brethren  cordially w c-1 coined.  H. J.' PRATT  Sixketaiiy.  REVEliSTCKH LODGE, I. O. O. F., Ho. 25.  ,>-?sL���������. Regular meelinKs p.re held  ^������A^*e?Z$p~~' cordially welcomed.  T.^GRAIIAM, N.G.   K.A. JCKTTLESON.Src  SEZiftlKX LODGE, NO. 12, I. O. O. F.  ?ilocN every Tuehda.'.  *^'"tT,i^        /(v^i*^  .' fV'-niiiK iaOdd follow*-  U.ill     at  o ulocli  /;/        \5/   '        iy) ,c\ w.ui      ;ii     o     uwuci..  t( _^'"���������"^^   J) Vi<it wa hi', i'.iron'cor  V$2SS>^ ^SS/di.illy  invited   to  at  B. II.'.NBUrtY, N. G.  U-iid.  w. ma Tin n, see.  coxm��������� r.arx-. bh'Obe;  '    I. G. F, V7o. 3-1S1.   ,  * '������������������Wrfrr$������&������g'i 9 Meets in the Oddfellows  ���������>\   j^AJ^^iO*! /K'illon  tlio second (did  \ A-i?&������~l.!Ar&ife.J /'fourth'Mondnys of each  VWLB.C!W month. Visilini,' .brctli-  ��������� >^r--.������ ~..-&y ijiviled  to  attend.  K. D. ,T. C. JOHNSON,       O. W. MITCHELL,  C. il.P . if- S.' ���������  Gold Kay.c������ Lodgs,  2������. oi- P., No. 26,  KovcjGioIsc.B.C.  Meets every Wedncs-  dnv in Odd Fellows'  Ihill nl, 8 o'clock.  Visiting Knights invited.  .T. W. CTIOSS, M.D.,  C. C.  ���������  W. W1NSOR;  K.or.'U.&'S.  A       H- IIOLDTOII  A.  '   ���������        ANAL.YT1C.\I. CIIWMIST AND   ,  '      ASSAY UK. '   '    .  ' Royal School of Minos, London.  ,   Seven veurs at yiorta, Works, Swansea.. _  ^ Seven I een   yfeurs  Chief   Chemist  to Yv igaii  Co.il and Iron Co., Eii|?. ',,.,.        TI1  Late Chemist, and Assayp.r, Jlall Mines. Lid.  Every description  of, assay  and  analytical  work uniloi'lfikcn. .   , <  Claims examined and reported upon.  ���������   REVELSTOKE, LOO. , '       1  li    ���������������   . ��������� . ���������  - BARKISTBUS, SULICITOr.S, ETC.  Offxci;s :   Molsons. Bank   Block,   JtisvEr.-  S'J okk, H. C.  Money lo loan.   - ��������� ���������   ���������,    ��������� ���������  ' Olllces: llevclstokc, J3.C; Kort Steele, B. C.  GEO. S. McCAIiTKK. J. A. llAliVISY.  Kcvelstoke, Ji. C.    ,      Kort Steele, 13. C.  W. CROSS, M. D.  SURGEON TO TI1K C. V. II., CTTY HEALTH  ,   '    OPPIClin.  Oflico: Taylor Block, ^tackciiKie Avciuic.  Gold, i Silver, Lead,  and  Copper Ores  W; PBLLEW HABYBY,  E. G. S.,E(c.  Assay Ofiioes and Jk-talliirjjical AVorks,  VANCOUVEH, B. C.  -  Sampling Works, 717-719 Pender Street.  I.s prepared to   pun base , the   above  'eiassos  of  oriH for th.  following  English  houses  ' whom he lvjT-.CHonU, viz.:  Vivian B: So>\s, Swansea, Elliotts i\rotal Co.  Ltd..  B'.rryport,   South   V\',-iles,  Smelters.  TtelJ-n r-, Desilvorizeii, Jlaliufaeturers.  Chec3'ir.s   saiolSer    pulps   a   specialty  in  }iiogrr-ss. Wc fc'l tho moie safe in  making this appeal from thehe.nty  ashiirances of supfioit already received  liv men whose con������-ervati<iin i.i above  suspicion, by liber.'ils whose loyalty is  uuqiu-stior:e.'l mid 'by bihor inen of  representative character and soiiridnesH  of principle. This is the policy needed  just now of .-ill things the policy of the  olive bnmch, not one of doubt, dis-  M'lision mid .-it'ctiormlism as unfortunately lept'csented by Mr. Taylor.  IPKJISP HOI  1 Newly Openad  FumiSshed and Supplied  A FIRST CLASS HOUSE ���������  A 1'iOMlsi; depends  altogether,   per-  luipK, ow the.-muu who aiakea it; at' ;uiy  Mil. Martin is 'out looking for  cabinec intni-strrs. Ife hns fnilcd in  FCaniloops, we   hear,   ynd    i.evel-itok^  unless he ������-top������! at Griliin Lake, i.s next j        ' _ ^   point on his tour  of   discovery.    This! f rr_  opportuoi, v is onn   not   oft���������i   oaring J ^    ^    ^j^O WMAN  itsolf,  and as   there   aro   hero   sevpral ,  vr>ry eligible   persons   the   honor   rmy  not go past us.     jfon.   Puttnutta   i'fa-  nutter would   not   sound   out   of   the  w;i3', you k,now, oven if it w;is but,   for  a month,   and   then   (here   would   be  thrift hiindred in   it   at   that   without.  too much to do   or  .������ay   as   "d������   bos-t''  looks after all  that.  REVELSTOKE-  blown    LMUhbiii  0.  "aA  An figlft scroatus but the f'Vrguson  E.-iglo only ,s(]iiaks nft"r .",11 \').v-ft  before this ono have masqueraded in  borrowed plumes but whe-ievfir they  opened their fly-catchers the. game, w.n  up. Call it the Crow, it is more  honest.  Tr, is now reported tlltit th'e men  being raivfl in I>. C. to giirrison  Halifax will not after all go to the  Atlantic RWiboard l|ut to EsquimuHlfc,  ,As the Jiiitisli  Hiipr e in ,���������( c y in  .Soiilh Africa h  now   tin    a-tstirr-d  I'.'U't,     SO     fill!'      Sll-  prein.iey     in    Ilie  Ijiirnidry busiuens  in    Kt-velsloke    i1-  shown fiy tin: fuel  that wc'li/ive 2(i)  pntrons' and    yet  I here   is  room for  .^,..,     200 ii i or",    (iivetei  ~toUil:'<sf?f,?fy     "   f,banei-  and   we  y'iy"'"*1'      w'"    "odi'iivor    to  '('&,'   .���������'"'"'-    fjivc you uiiti-������fiit-  tfy&-\ '    -'      tion   in     hiiiudrv  -ff'^S ������*.'.'' work.  Voim ro^peetl'tilly,  I IA   A  >.y^;- >    <  . '���������' / \  FIeztj  V*% -  hi  yARGE   AND    WELL    LTGIITKD  J SAMPLE ROOMS.'   Heated by  '*5^������ hot air and electric bells and  light in every room. Free bus meets all  trains.  KEASOHA3IiS  KATES.  fi  4 I f X  J0H1V. PERKS, PROPRIETOR  Night Grill Room in connection for the  coisvenienee of gue.-its arriving and dc-  purting by night trains. Hourly street  cur between hotel and .station.  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  a- $r���������  ,B      P.  ������ia  ABRAHAM-SON. BROS.  , , PROP'S.   '  JJewly built.       First-class  '    in   o.vvry   respect.,,    All  modern conveniences.,  ��������� Laigo sample rooms.    Fire,  proof   .safe.      Free 'bus  , meets all trains.   ,  .Under same management,:  QUEEN'S. HOTEL,  r'     TROUT LAKE CITY  QQ-Q<>p-G"&<>Q<>-Q<><}<)<><>0^;& O  <    SIMPER -DAY���������������^  Newly. Built. ,  Lighted by Electricity  Throughout.  ������'  byxxui   JJr*a [J  BBS' *5-      #  ll  ixmynxn  Best Brands of ' .  V/ines, Liquors and  Cigars.  -     ���������   R. ���������'OALBY, PROP'R.  RIENTALA,  '! ���������    i   J. A. Stone, Proprietor.-...'..*  'Rates; $t per day. v v   ���������  Electric" liyhted, furnace heated  - ,        Newly built and furnished. .-.-.���������  Finest and   best  supplied  bar  , ��������� . . .'.in the city-. A. ......... .  Cor. Front and Benson Streets, 'ReVelstoke, B. C.  Q<K>G-C^a<>Q-C>&K>00<^^  .   THS  4-  ������������������1  otenay-LumDep  (Limited Liability.)        ,  IVlanufacturGrs and Dealers in all Kinds of  Also shingles, mouldings, base boards,  casings,'finishing   lumber, extra  wide  clear pine and cedar.      Long  dimeii-  . sion   timber  cut   to   o.rder.    A large   '  assortment of  season   lumber kept on ,   ���������  hand in the yard and sheds at Revelstoke by the pioneer lumber (dealer of  Kootenay who also has had considet-  able experience in eastern Canada  which enables him "to cater for what  the builder requires. You will always  find him ready for business.  r Prices Right.     Terms Strictly Cash.-    Leave Your Order.  ftfTCTLUtiCOTX*1  GEO.  S.     HOQAN.  <������   IL Tapping, Agent, Revelstoke, B.fl  ii  HOW  QJlfe  fl n     Furniture and Undertaking,  Ul!-, Repairing & Upholstering Done  \\'.'ir(jhoii"(f' in connection i'or H(nrjij;c of fnniily find other fnrnitiiro,  trunks I'tr., ;il. monthly or other rati'*. Agents for- Rnymund Sew*  itif^ Mnr hinc.  R^3-y;-Ei j5.sg?ok:s]; .&Tj^Ti.ppsr.-as,Q  'a  sl-3  m  ik THE KOOTENAY MAIL  BLANCHE LILAS  Eer Adorer I-Iet   Iler In. After  Years, an IiiT-allc! Old "Woman,  and Secured For Her a  Bed In a Hospital.  actress,  SY FRANCOIS COFFEE.  At the Odeon theater "Le Depit Aruou-  rent" was being performed as a curtain  rai3er,   and   charming  Sophie .Cherubin,  ,    v.-ho played the part of Marionette, was  still  upon  the  stage  when   Fabrec���������you  know Fabrec, the deputy with the long  ' blond beard, who, in spite of his 40 years,  looks younger than many men of 30���������appeared at the stage entrance,    lle^never,  "'     , you will remember, fails to be present,ut  every first performance of a new piece,  and one expected to see it known that in  a milcl way lie admired In belle Sophie.  On reaching Chei-iib'in's dressing room  Fabrec opened the door, but found it de-  0   sorted, much to his disappointment.'    As  ho was about to retire old Constance, tho  ,'      dressorof the Odeon, appeared from be-,  ' '   ������ hind the screen. ��������� 'a     '        ' ,  t ,      "Ifr monsieur  would' like  to  wait,  ho  '   '   will please be seated.    .Madame is just  ,  (   finishing the act-and will be here rn a  momcut."   '  Having  e.-propsed   a  wish  to  remain,  Fabrec dropped into a luxurious fauteuil  ", and, -crossing one leg over the other, sat-  tapping   the   toe   of   his   patent   leather  f .,,' boots with the end of his cane.    While he  was lost in thought the old woman wont  'l   , to,and fro arranging the articles on the'  toilet table.      '  '  After all, thought Fabrec, what mean-  ;, ing   was, there   in   his   visits   to, Sophie  Cherubin,   these  calls 'upon^ her   behind  '     the scenes? .They were not prompted by  love, not even the whim of a passing fancy.    The  Cherubin .was simply  a  jolly  '-    companion.    lie recalled (a conversation  ���������"  ��������� .they had one day  while be .was .seated  -',- 'smoking a  fracrant cigar.    Sophie chad  A    turned to hini and said:  "Listen to me,, mon chcr Fnbree.    You  , - 7- are, a'good looking fellow",��������� "  4  "You are amiable," interrupted Fabrec,  patting her little hand.       . , _   ���������  "Simply truthful. f I-like you,  but we  must understand each other.    I owe 40,-,  000,000   francs���������too   much   money,? mon  ami. to waste time in thinking about test-,  ing the merit and strength of your affec-  '��������� '  tion."*   ��������� . '  ���������������       ..,���������''.'      '  "Wise little woinan!" replied, Fabrec,  watching the,smoke curl above his head.  .   o    .."You.are welcome here whenever you  wish to come'and have a chat with'me,  but remember we can nevercbe anything  ' " but good comrades."  v    l   -     -   '' ��������� "  : Frankly, Sophie had good reason to deliver .the .aforesaid advice, for 'Fabrec  was a'constant visitor and Cherubin a  pretty woman.   " ,    '  While indulging in various thoughts  Fabrec looked carelessly at the dresser,  and his reverie was interrupted abruptly  by catching tho reflection in the glass of  the withered face of he aged woman.  "What a ruin!" he-thought.'  "How uncommonly ugly, dry as an old stick, withered as an apple iu winter!    Who would  ' think she had ever1 been youngV"    Poor"  old Constance!    Her hair was gray, he*  eyes were dead and expressionless, while  her mouth was sunken in for the want of  teeth.    Fabrac,  whose heart was  kind,  looked regretfully at the poor old woman, who was apparently on the brink of  the grave.    Gently she touched the lace,'  flowers and,varied articles, all the luxu-  , ,   ries and perfume of the dainty toilet table of the actress, and seemed to have forgotten the presence of the visitor,     o  Suddenly  the door was thrown  open,  ., and Sophie Cherubin appeared, a charming vision,  in  her pretty costume.    She  was as fresh as a bouquet of roses, radiant in youth, health and effrontery.  "Ah,  Fabrec," she said joyfully, "you  are most,welcome this evening!"  "I congratulate .myself, to be so fortunate."  , "We are to .bo called for shortly���������1  mean myself and the 1 company���������as we  ' are to. go to the Gnite, where we have  promised to play for a benefit. Meanwhile, while waiting for the'time to start,  we can enjoy a chat."  "How kind!" responded Fabrec,'amused:  "Constance,"   continued   his' listener,  "get my wraps ready.    Now sit dowu.  Fabrec, and be entertaining."  "What can I say?"  "Anything you think of."  The old woman had retired behind the  , screen,   and   the   pair  conversed   freely.  Sophie,  ns  was  her ciiMoni,  teased  the  hniulsome deputy  about  the  gallantries  attributed to him by the member's of the  company in their greenroom gossip.'  "Come. Fabrec. lie frank for^once arid  tell mo about that affair with the leading lady of the Nouvenules."  "You   flatter   mo,   ma   belle;   I, have  nothing to lull."  "Do you expect me to believe you?"  "Certainly."  "Well, I do not: so speak out."  Fabrec smiled at her persistence, but  remained silent. Like an honest man,  he loved women for themselves and not  to feed his vanity by indulging others  with n description of his experience or  their folly.  To all Sophie's Questions Fabrec replied only by je.sts which told nothing,  and at length she grew irritated at his  reserve, being curious for a piquant recital.  "Well, mon nnge," replied Fabrec  laughingly, "since you are so anxious to  obtain information I will tell you about  one story in my life���������my first love."  "It was for an actress, of courseV"  "Ye:<; but 1 must fell yon that the  scene of ncl ion was not the Odean f heater. Moreover, the heroine was not a  Bocictnire of the Comedio Francaiye,    I  ViH. ������9 at the tloie and ticM aqd nt.jf  mg."  "You!"   exclaimed   the   littl  laughing heartily.  , "I was not fortunate in knowing you  at the time and  must therefore be excused, ma belle Cherubin."    "-  "Ob, go on," interrupted his listener.  "Cne evening I attended the first performance of a novelty at the little Theatre des Gobelins.    It was 'La'Berline de  I'Enugre' that was being played.    Well,  I fell violently in love with the leading  woman   of   the   compauy,   whose ' name  was Blanche Lilas.  , From the moment  she appeared  I was dazzled.    She was  young and beautiful; at least 1 thought  , so'then, not knowing, that it was possible for the beauty of an actress to/ take  wings wilh the fall of the curtain and the  application of cold cream and towels."  ,'"You   ungrateful, monster!"  exclaimed  Sophie, with 'a littio cry of horror.    "Is  this what I got for revealing to you the  secrets of the toilet?"  ��������� "Let that pass," continued Fabrec.  "As 1 have said, I was then in blissful,  ignorance of the ephemeral beauty of  the stage; also'the fact that most young  actresses rejoice , in the protection q������  some younger' cavalier or sublieutenant.  In my eyes Blanche Lilas appeared simply as a lovely and desirable womanl 1  dreamed only of her and unknown lavished'upon her a complete rain'of flow-  ,' crs and not a few gifts.- Thanks to her,  I am, familiar ,wilh all the <le,ur old  melodramas of the past. In "The Idiot of  the Mountain' and in many other'plays  she \yas simply adorable. She was the  only woman to ^yholll I have ever written verses."  "You    write    verses    and," yet    have  never sounded my -praises."  "They were execrable,' nevertheless sin-  'cere, but I never had the courage to send  them to her. , During the vacation 1  went to the provinces to visit my family.  I counted the ,hours when 1 would return to Paris. I hastened to the Gobelins, then to'Montparnasse,L to Grenelle.  The. name of my Idol did not figure in  any of the bills. I was,frightfully anxious and finally found courage to interrogate-tho stage,, door keeper of Gobelins  and was told that Blanche Lilas had- not  been ��������� re-engaged, and no one knew what  had' become of her." ,  "You never saw her again?'".''  "No; I made inquiry after inquiry, but  failed.    Belieye me, if 'you will, when I  tell you that^siuce the day that 1 lost all  clew'to tho Lilas I have never known a  sadder hour, a 'more'rtbitter love' experience.,  For months I was inconsolable."  , "Is  that  all':" 'questioned   the  comedienne,        v  ,   (   '-  "All." c  "Fabrec, you are a riddio and are making game at mo'/with this souvenir of  your callow days.",  "Madame! Madame! ' The carriage  has come, and they are waiting foryou!'/.  yelled'the callboy, entering the room hurriedly.    ' ,'    ,   ���������  "Mme. Cherubin, please hurry!" cried  a voice without.   "We are late."'  "Heavens!" exclaimed Sophie, throwing on her velvet wrap and seizing a lace'  scarf from the hands of the dresser. "Au  revoir,' Fabrec! Au revoir! - Think of ,a  better story to tell me next time." ' ���������  In .another instant she was gone, but  the ring of-her merry laugh was heard as  ' she ran across the staae.  The deputy was, about to depart when-  old   Constance   approached.    -Her   steps  were feeble and her face full of sadness.  VMonsieur," she said, "may I speak to  you for a moment?"'   ',' ',    ,   ijS.  '  "Well, what  is it, 'ray good  woman?"  questioned Fabrec. '  ' "1 have a petition to make. You see 1  am .old and weary. My healtlu-is gone,  and I can no longer 'do my work here at  the Odeou. I want fo make application  to be admitted-into the hospital.", l  "All right," said F'nbrec iu an absent  . manner. "When I rail again upon ma-  dame, have a note rcidy for me."  "There is "something more, monsieur,  that 1 would like to say," continued .the  old woman timidly.' "It may interest you  in my favor. I heald all you said while  you were talking to madame, and I wish  , to tell you that I was Blanche Lilas."  .Involuntarily Fabrec uttered an ex-  '-clnmation and shrank from the speaker.  Blanche Lilas, the dream of his youth,  this poor old woman la whom every  vestige of beauty had died. -  "How old are you?" he inquired.  "Not ns .old, monsieur,-as I appear,"  she said, with a sad smile. "I have been  very unfortunate. 1 am GO, and when  you saw me last I was just 40. The  age of an actress is not recognized by  those who see her only from behind the  footlights: I was retired that very year;  they thought me too old. From ihnt'hour  I have known only poverty nnd distress.  This position I finally obtained through  the stage doorkeeper. Me spoke to ttiiti  malinger, 'who gave mo the place as  wardrobe woman and dresser of the  theater. I have tried to do my duty, but  all I am fit for now is the hospital, and I  wish to apply to the public charity for  admission. Since you remember me in  other days, I thought"���������a faint flush  tinted her pale face nnd the words trembled on her lips as her eyes sank beneath  the gaze of the man who had known her  in the past. "My name," she murmured,  "is Constance Fovrenu. Will you do  what you can for her who was once  Blanche Lilas?"  "I will attend to it tomorrow," he said  in a voice that shook with emotion.1  "Kest satisfied; I promise all shall be as  you desire."  Extending his hnnd, Fabrec clasped  sadly that of his companion. Twenty  years before he would have wept with  joy to have held it within his own. Now  In the presence of a painful reality there  remained only the memory of other days.  On the following day Fabrec obtained  at 11'o Hospital of the Incurables a bed  for ilie woman who had given him hia  first'dream of love.���������Translated From  the French For Philadelphia!!,  S90 PACIFIC LSE  . Ameriea's' Ureal  Tpaas- Oo a tinea tal Route  ���������n    ' ��������� Quick Tim3 !  Good Service!  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'. ^  will', find  the'r .Maiij' with   its. two   issues*.1 ^  weekly'the best advertising medium in the   <������  Kootenays, and circulation  considered- its  ���������nn���������111111 ��������� ii 1 .���������������������������iiK^n^i-mTm^mvi33*<trewT>r3jva-^;^iai  rates 'will be .the 'lowest  Mi-mm *iyrwi33a<trgwT>r3jvmi^ia������n TmKxav3jcrcxz.4JSZi  9.  ''������  9.  ���������ff  "?���������  ot&  A?..  IP  S>.  .*>  .9.'  The job������ printing   department   will in the   .v  future as in the oast receive close attention  International Navigation and Trading  i Company  Operating on Kootenay Lake and'Rivcr.  S.S. International leaves Kaslo for Nelson  at (> a.m. daily oxcepe Sunday; returning, leaves  Nelson nt 4.30 p.m.', calling at Balfour,'lilot  BnjvAiiisworlh, end all way points; connects  with S. F. & N. train to and from, Spokane, at  Five IMilo Point.  Xjardo-Duncan Division  s  'amer alberta.  Steamer Alberta leaves Kaslo for Lardo and  Argenta at 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays.  Steamers call at principal landings  in   both  directions, and nt other points when signalled.  , Tickets sold to all points in Canada and tho  United States.  To  ascertain rates   and , full, Information,  nddresc:  ROBERT IRVING,  8 tf Manager, Kaslo, 13. C.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS  Itoyal Mail Lines.  Cheapest Eouto to tho Old Country.  ttKAVEN LINE-From St. John.   '  Montrose ' u -       Feb. 7.  Arr.wu      -' " - "11  iMontercy  "21  l.nko Superior "28  Luke Ontario   - ....      Mar. ti.  Moi)lro::u "  l.'l  ���������   DOMINION LINE-From Ilnlifax.  V.-incouvur - J''ob. 17  Dominion - ��������� ���������      Mar. 3.  Cnmhroniin - ��������� "   10  Vancouver  "   "i  ALLAN LINE-From Portland  Parisian    - - Fob. 10  Nwniidinii "21  C'aliform',111  *      ���������        .   - - "2-1  ^Mongolian    '   -      .    '������..    .      .      .      Mnr. 7.  Parisian ���������      I   "   10  Pa?scn':crs tiokotcd through to nil paitu of  Great Kritain and Irelnml. and at specially low  r.ites to nil parts of the European continent.  Apply to ncare-it railway or steamship agent or  to  T.  W. BR.ADSHA'W. Agent.  Kcvolsatolrc.  TnMjm*emi*jrvMzxu nuu o hi  ti atrjanu nun mmuuBJvmruj--m^i*kuwisv^s rrr.t ^m-.vwj*jl 13  ,cep tne  t/,1UKPTir>. 11M1TIWH.-VCT-SJW ���������"*������������������������"���������**���������-���������-'r.ll Ttf j", t_ n.v-iwnj  ; and, eve"i;y effort will  be made to k  -   ,    - quality of the  work  turned  out up to the   $  l} *������n"i"'nm ���������" ���������HwmJMWM iimi m imiiiiiiw iiwiiBii^MJo/������ti-s^������T*cc������.,^;������rAttf^jiM^^xx.j������=^^j-^jJa-������aaj-^ (.''  ' gtandarj^set by the office, viz.. the,best ii> l}|  ,the -Province. 0 -  .... . - '      <.  ''    T''  -J  Incorporated bj-ai;t of ParIiarnciiitlSoo.  HEAD OFFICE     ,'        - ���������    , ���������     , - '     * '   MONTREAL  Wm. Molson MACPJiEitsnx, Pres.    '  S.JH. Ewing,' Vice-Pres.  F. \Volferstan Thomas, Geiieivil Aliuingvr     j  PAID UP CAPITAL-  RESERVE  general banking business (rnnsaete.l.  J. D. MOLSON, Manager,  , $2,000,000  ��������� 1.500,000  Interest allov.-cd 0:1 depoiiisal enrrcnt ratt.-.  DT^VT?! OiTiOT/">".i    f),  (],  Canadian PariBe Navigation So. L'd  At/ASKA' 3S.OUTH.   ;  Stia'ncrs for Wrn 111ml, .Tuivau nnd Skagway  -leave Victoria  S/esry \Vcdne3d?.y at 8 p. m.  and Vancouver  E-^cry Thursday at 2 17. m.  Srcamer*. for Northern RriUph Columbia norts  lo-i'. c Viclori.i and Vancouver weekly.  Hates, etc., on application to  O. S. IJAXTER.  Cioncral Pivssciigcr Agent,  7lctwia. 3. <?.  Ti&wBuxtnssrzisix  Highest Cash Pricfi Paid fo.  I  All Rhipnienti are o.vi-.niinecl by me as sj  f-oon (H they arrive.    Promiifc rut urns as- K  siiivd.   Prices uro too  lilgii   to w.-i.-i-imi, u  Inilding goods  for any longlli   of  lime. U  nil ���������    ������������������     l.iep posted on tlicrctiu-ns '.'  you get from  G. Vi BALDWIN,  P. O. Box 9 Agent for .Tas. Uilman  Winnipeg, Mail.  Hv'& j fit V &���������* wn V <" fe'r '^"  %  left  at my  will    have  Orders  stabies  t,      speedy attention  W.F.LJ3MING-  ""���������'���������ttnsSBS'"*"  Dir.yiriy   mid   (lelivi'rin^  it  spticinlty,  Tennis nlwiiys   vr-'iuly   ut   slni-tost  linticn.       Contriicts   for  job'oiiiL;  taken.    Agent.  ������,������������������   B. C. Oil Co.  Robert Samson.,  E1USR & ASHCHOFT,  Eoiiiliiioii aad Provmeiai  iiuiCxli Ji    t^J^'A ? v) L'L Kii  i'j.''j.t*i.<.i.< ,.-.r.u.,..;,-,,.t,  Surveyor', of Mine.--. T-tiiK-ral Ciairn-i and (.'ro-.vn  VANCOUVEK,   JJ. C.  f  "���������������-��������������� THE KOOTENAY MAIL  s  A"  , $  If you are thinking of j  learning ,to play a vio  lin, banjo, guitar, auto  harp, or any musical |  instrument, call and see $  our most complete stock ^  is  " .V  -       11 *"  s   Instruction   books   lor all ������  kept     on ^  .9  9  <?������������������  .9  $  9  <r<:  ,���������9  ("'���������  ���������v  .9.  if  ft-  S>.  ,v.  I  instruments  hand.  A  large  assortment  if:  9.  Of |  sheet music, folios, etc. J  Will order at the price %  registered if not- in|  stock.' ��������� k  fCaaadal'ug&BookOof  tf--  Revelstoke Station.-  ^������������������^^iV^'^3^'^a^'^^i'rft'fe^'-U-3>isVffi''������-l>i  ' '.     0 BORN.  'J3KADSI1.W,-.��������� At Stl Thomas, Out.,  on  < Monday, March 19,  1900,   the  wife  of T. W. Hi'iid^hnw of n son.  .LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  Vic. Andor.^on came  in   I'roni  K;un-,  loops on iSunday.    ��������� -  whon a kindly suggestion was thrown i D. Holmcken, AI. P.  P.,  occupied  the  out that the government- should  call    chair, and addresses were delivered l,y  for" tenders,��������� "the lowest or any  not,  necessarily accepted."  J. B. Cressman, of Toronto, has  opened a tailoring establishment in F:  ' Ahhn's store on First street east. He  carries a stock of all up-to-date goods  .and ideas of cutting and fitting. His  card appears in this issue.  Every unregistered voter in -Revel-  stokc riding should put his name on-  the'list.- Qualifications���������six months in  the province, of which two must he in  the riding, application to he posted  two weeks before revision, May, 7l,h,  that gives 'till April 23rd.  There will be a change of pulpits  Sunday.morning'next between Revs.  Thompson and Men/.ies, and the latter  will in tbe'evening preach his farewell  sermon to the congregation of the  Presbyterian church. Rev. Pollock,  Presbyterian missionary here, expects  to leave for Manitoba to complete his  college course a week from today.  "TJ" B. Nagle came in last\night from  a short spin up the Jordan.   ��������� ,  '    For high  class  tailoring   try   J.   li.  (Jrcssman, Ahlin's old stand, First St.  Mr. and Mrs.  M.  Buchanan  arrived  at Carries Creek on Sunday trior hingA  15. McBean left Crimes creek Monday  morning to trap at the. head of Downie.  o .Applications for four placer leases  on Camp creek have been made this  week. ���������  '  Dressy suits is our specialty. Style,  cut, and finish up-to-date.���������J. B. Cress-  man.' , o  , ' The stipendiary had a good docket  on yesterday including vagrancy and  theft. ' '     .  Coat, vest,and trouser makers wanted  at once.���������J. B. Cressman, Revelstoke,  B. C, ' o  Dr. McLean has made immense improvement in the poor fellow put down  here from Vernon.  , ,  Earl  Mac-go wail's   successor  at   the  Molsons  Bank   has  arrived and  Mac.  left todav for- Calgary.  C. C. Worsfold. acting Dominion  riiigineer' is in towif for tlie purpose of  inspecting the river work.  The Miiiiieipal. Coeneil  ''Friday' nigh'^."session of the city  council was almost' devoid of interest  save in one particular, which will be of  interest to all who have claims against  thercitv. A by-law passed tince readings authorizing the city to borrow  $3000 in anticipation of .this year's  taxes. .  Aids. Newman 'and Patrick were  absent. Aid. elect fcrordon, ' i'ovr*the  second ward appeared and was sworn  in.  .fas. A ncl oi son wants the job of city  foreman, but the city , thought it was  a little early and his application was  filed. "     ,  T. Chrielian has a shack near the old  smeller ivhich the city would like to  secure for a detention hospital and  quarantine station. ��������� He wants $50 for  it and the proposition'was referred to  the public worksc'ommittee. ,  prominent' liberal-con^'rvativi's,' the  principal ^ subject of. discussion lining  what course will pi-ove nioit elfective  in freeing the-' province from the  present political blight and restore  good government.  , The' telegram from Nelson to , the  Colonist was read, indicating the course  to.be followed by the conservatives of  Kootenay,' ������  ,' After' the'mntter had been  discussed  from'various standpoints, decision was'  deferred until an adjourned meeting to  be held oil Tuesday next at" tiie  sanie,  place���������Foresters' hall.  -Corporation of tho City of Rcv-  ���������   ;       , elstoRo.     ' .  QIOALIOD TKXDICHS iuulre^od tn l.lio inidci--  >J si nil oil, and ciulnrscd "Tojuler for I'aiiit-  iii!i" will be receivcl up to noon on l<YUI:i>-.  ^I.u-cti 23rd, for lKunliiuj the now -'''ire Hall,  two coats of paint on. tho outside, ami oil  ami -\iinii-li on this w.ilR coilins? ami floor  of the Hist floor. To.iulcroiv. will i>lo;^e put, in  an alternative tender omii ling the vuriiNliing.  ItevcMoke. Mu,ivli '-W. W1.  (.;. K. SHAW,     "  City Glorl:.  Hit  hlit!\  -1-.Bed room suits, *  i Cook Stove.   ,        ^       ���������   "'.  ,    ijCentrc'T.able.  i  Front ronm Rug".      -  ,i 'Lounge:  To,be   seen' at   the   HonVe of  R. C. Pollock, Second Street. ft  GUY BARBER,  jeweller:  -Ul  ') ���������    ClP.R. Watch Inspector. o,  Wiilclio-.. Clocks, every;hingin the line.  Specialty���������Watch  Repairing.  BICYCLES,,Agcnt'famous "Cleveland"  . All "Worl: C!si.ir,ui!eeu.'  \ petition was received from tlie  residents of First, street asking-the  city to fix tho permanent sidewallc  grade. The city engineer was instructed to make tho needed surveys.  A by-law 'authorizing the city to  borrow $3000 for- tlie purpose of paying  off claims against the city'and for r.m-  ning expenses, in anticipation of the  '})9 taxes was introduced and 'passed  three readings. It will 'be finally  reconsidered and passed at a special  meeting of the council to be held  Monday'night.  ai'L'CIAL MEKTINti.  At the special meeting of the council  called for la>t evening .there were  present Mayor Smith and Aid. Kil-  patrick, Alirnhanison, Newman, 'and  Gordon.  A communication from Hewitt Boa-  tbek, M. P., saying that he would try  to have titles put through at once, was  read.  The residents of First street ea*t sent  in a  petition   asking   for  a   sidewalk  from   MrilMin������    bank    to   F.   Buk-r's  thence crowing street to, F. Ahlin  &  Co.'b- and  follwoing  the south  side of  i street to T. Lewi/residence.  T.   Taylor,   conservative   candidate j      u      Co..=ide.rati<.r) the  petition was j fu^V ] nn ���������'������ niiW-Jn Cf nil!  for thi. riding, left for  the roast  -Sat- , ^.^ .o  -^    pi|Wic   iorkjJ   (.om. { JFl/lk LOU^ S JUDIifl piOUb  urday night on private business.  UiQQnliiHfin   of F^pf^op^hin  iiloounitiUEl    ul    i tii iiLivirjittlh  milK partnership heretofore existing between  _?_ \\*. F. (Jr.-igeiind ii'obcri, 11. ZW.iyno, eiirry-  i'i;r on biislne-^'inidert lie linn name and style  of Cra{,'0 it IM.iyne. .it Rovolbtokc, -J^. C, Ha^  thi.-. day been dissolved.  ROUK11T II. MAYNJC,  Dated this 2Gth J-'cbnuiry, 1!)C(). 7-1 in.  ,   <;=**. FRONT ;STREET,  Has been re-opened.    Come in whenever you  "w.uil a^ood meal.  - OPEN   NiGHT  AMD  DAY.  A.  Rebulchece,     -     Proprietor.,  Your Pocke������*book  may bo low but nohndypM it, but  if your clothes ;ire shabby that  rfettles.li, nobody w.mls uo Icnow you.'  Ladies or Gent1- Tailor Made Clothes-  repaired and cleaned in good siyle.  Call or t-end post card.  Samuel' Needham. Douglas St.  F.-'Mbli'-hed II! year*,  iSlriclly Union Labor Shop.  If yon -wfiiTb'to i;ct fat  j nut tee.  ��������� , j  ]     xiip question of painting  find oiling;  The adjourned meeting of the.linmse | M|.e ,]nl, Nn< 2 WJJ3 bruught ���������,, JMld dis. |  conimisMoners   board   takes  place  to- . vu^,\ at length, it   being   Mnally   deA  moi-i-ow evening at. the court house.       _ (..fl(if, U) (1;ll, f||Ii Uin(](,,.tf, ���������   _ ���������  J  "' ��������� ',   'Aid. Kilpatrick a������ked to  Ivivi-  a   dc- ;  Ilo.-.s.lnnd is sairl by recent s isitoi^ tn . (.W[IJU m ,1)(J .,,.lU(.r (lf   ,,p,���������,i���������|,i,iy  H j  he wry   uuiel.   min'ei>   leaving  there{ ,.-,;,.,��������� |-()r , _h(> (in. i,,-!^,!,. iun\ if deemed |  steadily fer American and other points, j n^L.(.USH|.y   h;)Vv   (!ie   by-law  changed, i  .        ���������. | '^|,js;l]h0 ,;ailu. (1p fn)- <:(in���������i<ii-niblt,' di<- .  ArchdoacouSmall returned to I.ytton   ..us^nn/i,, \���������.\Ufr finally suggested  thai, i  yesLerday on the  delayed   Xo.   I.  11 Ti-^ ,  visit to Kcvi'I'Moke was niie'-li enjoyed, j  reoommonded    by  the ineilic.-il ,  profession.   Ordcr< loft with Air.  Piijrel'.i expi-'.'-s ov hy mail w 11  have prompt nl ten! ion.     UooiN  dflivi'rc-d ?!���������'.'(-���������.  J nvri  Oi'V.l GT������T>r\ fT/*T!A&'  ������Q  S.  Enr^loh  | (he chief of police be le-kerl (n  | without remuneration, Ih'1 -um i  | each per month being allowed   for   the . , !gc\r'l   /;������  act.  ������������������SO  CiKar;  A man,  j obaccos,  delinile   action  I. T. fhvw-ter. manager^ of ������Sl(' ��������� a^.^i^taot chiefs. Xo  Carni'i Cieek < 'diisolidated Co., eaniu | W.LS i,.^,.,, j,-, tin-, the stigge-lion  in Sunday afternoon from a (lying | ]Vi\nf, ,.(;i',.1Ted to the chief of police  vinit to the company's property. . ,ln(i tn,. jj,.,, ijpjjrade-.   i |     Th,. |,y.).iw aul.hoir/.iiig  t.'ne  boirow-  (���������.tn-.ider.iblc svmp.-ithy i-< expres.-ed ! ;,,^ r,f $:j(XJ0 from Molsons bank  in  an-  tiefpation of   ;is,sessnn  " (Jtinker  lialhs.  vapor  ~&r,v2vr.������>-~. PHONOGRAPHS.  here by old frieiuK of-Mr. and .Mis. G  U. liuehanan, ICa-io, at the sudden  death of their eldest son Xelson.  SYe have j 11.-. L received the fir-<t ship-  ui^.jit of our spring boot-s and "hoes.  We gu,Lriiut.ee you better value than  vou cm gel, in any ol her place.--A lex,  .McLean. .McCarty block. 0  Hon. Smith Ctirti-, wa* waited upon  liy delegation'- galote in J.'os-jlairrl on  Saturday and one wa������ no ������ooner out  th.-in anolliei began (hilling. Mr.  Curtis-said no new minister si ind been  secured, and is lenurlcd to byvo ?.uv\cd  Illllllly |1Iltw,,       "l in'vnw .w,w | Get that Water Pipe Fixed.  Signing of checks was next, in  order/i  and the mayor placed his signature on j  eg?  QUALITY FIRST,IN EVERYTHINQ.^Sa^-    ., ' "���������   %  'Our line of  Household Paints, Varnishes, Stains, Oils  f$>  and  Urushcs ai'e ' - tfo  VIP  w  ft Za  <ssz23=-^TME BEST MONEY. CAN BUY. #  z  *$������  <$>  ?_   One coat of our Kalsoniino i.s as ������;ood as two of any',other.        < .        ,    ���������  Small outlay makes everything look nice in the Spring.  JI  <#>^<&u  Lawrence,  v(\-^^-'^-S^^'^^^^^i^rS^''5^-S^.''^-?^-S^^-S^^  W. Tor the month ol   March we will offer  It  tjt\\\, vor the month o    Alar  fbUfi kMHIt bruufi  &  ��������� ��������� , AT YOUR 'OWN  tr nJwvrMi -n^ nn*Aiu.iruuiu>iusun  I  I'll JL/  '   w   \ f������������ is  VV.' MELDRciM, Manager.  %  ^'^S:'^;'<^������������������^',^;^'^���������:ii^'^'i^'<y,^*^'^:^^^������������������v^���������',!^���������',^���������'  V-������v,/X--������^^^f'>rf^^--/^w'''  Fresh  Cod,   Halibut,  Salmon,   Etc.,  Smoked  Fish & Kippers a Specially.  Family Greeks,'' and .Produce ��������� Merchants.  '..SAVAGE--BROS';'- .'  Second  Street,  acorrjMU'nPTfawa.���������w i fltianiDiiniTi  C'AREFUL ATTENT ON.  PROMPT   DELIVERY.  I  FIRE & LIFE INSURANCE AGENTS,  ������r������S5S������  l������333B*~^.  NOTARIES PUBLIC, ETC.  FIBST   8TEE33T, 'EBVELSTOKB.  THE SPRING  STV  are   beauties.'   The 'Spring' wilh be here beforcyou  know ' it   and   you   will   be   uncomfortable with your  heavy  winter suit.    .Pick  our your pattern aow-and l  have your Spring Suit in time.  -  New Spring Styles in Woolens.  it  ceb s sim: j^jst^  First Street, Revelstoke. -  $3?  and Piece Goods in  TAPESTRIES, SILKS, ARMURES, 'MUSLINS,  MADRAS, B0BBENET, Etc,  The  in-iitchl. :iiifl   pi-yLLu'st go nils  in those linos \v������  linvc yd I'Cfi'ivi'd.  Write for San?i;ics arid Prices*  Free io any Address.  lnA3������c)  \������\<Ti  .arg'C'Si  Furnishers West  if T  l o ron to.  MoLannan, ffleFeoly & Company, Limited, ���������  \M\\ri\ roflsr 'SAPhwanr s piiuc ������������������u,rt si,crt gi������ss'.  unci   Tilinir.       JrA.JISHTrU   STKKL   71AXGHS   for   Hotel   ;uk1   Ftunilv   use  Miners' ar  t'i������.  ad Mill Supplies.  chi'rkH for  tho  cl'-'.-rrinp; ntf  Uic  r-ifyA  niiiiiiiigcxpi'iiso.s !iirioiinLit:g in nil to ;i  f-onsiiloniblc sum.  Council adjoiii-nod.  e  oi nor you,  Their Second Attcinp  ;l.  |-'nV<".|('[���������-' linll win \vr\\ filled 1,-i^t  (���������veiling f>n I lie oocjisioii of Ihe .'idjorrr-  iicd   iiH'oliiiK '-'of.; -||ie  lihora.l-c(iiisorvii-  Uvc Asfcwjutiuji.   TIik prt'jiUh'iH, Ii.  WHO ? ���������  Vancouver, - - .       British Columbia,  iji'.-ini hex jiI. J);i\V������.oii (-it.v, Atlin .-iikI BunnoLL.  rca7.j3-j*^'-."r.-Jt^..l:.^is=:agisTrri.ju.^ A..t^ U: uys  LU'JU UL.VL-KC  ���������-I.i-1J>.U.UJJJMILL.U\. .WIIIHU  THE B. 0. ASSAY AND CHEMICAL SUPPLY CO, (LIMITED).  fh-ite .MnrFwH.-uic <S: Co.)  VANCOUVER,    B. C.  W'e arc M,iiinf;iftiit'('i--;i nil dii-ect Tinpprt >m-s. nnd f.-in-y a large1 stock of  li.-ilniife-, ]''iii-naces. I'iw CI.iv good-. Scieiij ih'c and Pr.-icLic-il J3ool<.������, Glassware,  I'l/iliiiiiiri uniod.-. Acid-.CIieiiiif.iN.-ind fill nl h'erA'^.-iyr'r'^and jMinoi-'s i-cfpriiviiif'tils  Sole .Agents-1 or M in gun Cruoibio Com pant, 'JJatLei^ua. Bet-ktM' Sons' Bnl-;  nni'f.iA oU.'. ''''���������'"  Criiuiogut; and full particnUrr. sunt on applicAtloni

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