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 ������r������*l������eUl Llbrtrr  A';  ?*    MAR 201905     ������\  Vol. 11.���������No.  51  V  REVELSTOKE.'B. G, MARCH. 18, 1905  $2.00 Per Year.  We carry the largest stock of Dry Goods in the  ,'   ,   Kootenays.  ftoJ  .Gleanings from the Best;European Markets,'  ' as well,as from our Canadian manufacturers.'  ,', Our 25 Per Cent. Cash'Discbunt Sale  Von all Winter Dress Goods is still on.    Only,  a lew days'longer. , /        *-       "v    ' ,  '" "  ;,        Men's Furnishings -���������?  ���������  '<\' Our New-Spring Hats have arrived:.-^.'A    .f.  ,/.;  V* ."' '��������� beautiful ran^e.'in all, the" latest 'style's, and   ,    /  .colors to-'choqse from. I   Try,our;celebrated  (���������   '    , Snow-flake Featherweight Hard-Hat./  "\ ,;r;. '"   ^Shirts.    ::���������' r v\'.  ���������*    ��������� ^ >��������� . i '  ,'��������� " The/Wry latest'.ih Soft Front Shirts;,in J  '���������  New and Neat'Patterns.    See our window.  Dress Making Department  Now on the ground floor under management_fe' ,  ��������� *'of Miss Gough.1'. Satisfaction guaranteed'.3 ���������> ',_  Lawf eM &'Tagpk  ,   ������    ���������        .     "a      .   - ' "V<; ''.    */   -'"'. _ '  -    * .<   -    '   -:  ... ^Successors to W.^JfGebrge.    ;'  DEPARTMENT   STORE      j  We take pleasure in inviting" all the ladies to an Exposition of beautiful New York  costumes to be shown in our  store  :.'lMonday9 13th March, 1905  Bring your friends.  ^!TDIii|jl![   For^Shoe Economy  "llir    and* foot comfort  wear^the  Slater Shoe  $4 and $5  For Men  C. B. Hume & Co.,  ' HEADQUARTERS  LATE WAR NEWS  Russians Lost 155,000 Men���������  , Kuropatkin Dismissed and������  , Disgraced and hisArmy     ;  ���������in Full Flight:,  The Russians attempted to make a  .stand at Tie Pass but were' driven out  by the'Japanese and had to burn what  atores^ they could not carry away.  Theylire now'iii full lliglit north towards ' Harbin, 2000 miles distant,"  but the Japanese have cut thc railway  ���������10 miles north, and are ' hot on their  trail so it is believed Kuropatlcin - and  his army will full n prey' to 'the Japs  before many days. The Russians  have; already ^ abandoned all' their  artillery which has fallen into the  hands of the Japanese.      '  'Kuropatkin has been' dismissed and  disgraced ��������� by ��������� the- C/.ar and General  Linevicch'has been appointed in his  stead." The Czar proposes to raise  another army of 450,000 men.     ' ^  ���������  The Russian' Meet' has left Mada-  gascar"for unknown , destination, ,and  the Japanese fleet is Hearing the, Red  Sea,to head it'olY.   , *     n *       * ���������   '  Irish concert.  The concert held in the Opera  House on St. Patrick's night was a  great success, a very'good' programme  being rendered, which was thoroughly  enjoyed by the large'andience present.  Two quartettes',' one-by Messrs. Barber and A Hum, Mesdames Lawrence  and Denr;. the other, by "Mesd.iines  Wilkes,.Dent,-" Lawrence and" liows,  solos, by'.Mrs. Wilkis y arid Miss  Chandler, (of the Platt-Fanning Co.)  Messrs. BurkeyPlatt, Humphries and  ,Fred Fraser, jr., recitation by- AI.  Henry,  reading'  by*,,B.' .'A., Lawson,  tableau 'and   band   selections   .com*  -    ���������     ��������� ir  -,   .  prised the programme.  ���������   Fred Fraser, who acted as chairman,'  specially* thanked' the Platt-Fanning  (Jo. for the assistance rendered .-and  a  very successful 'entertainment   closed  with the national anthem.  Just now we are having a BARGAIN  SALE of Child's Dresses and Ladies' Wash  Suits.  LIMITED.  Get Your "JOB WORK" Done at  the Kootenay Mail Office.  CITY COUNCIL.  &15.000 to be raised for Electric Light Improvements  The city council had a short meeting last night.    ,     ( c  Supt. Kilpatrick  wrote   intimating  the site oi the new   station   had been  aettlod close to the present one'.  ."Iso  1  lire   brigadi- asked   for more  equipment,   t ���������  1    OlVers   weie" received   from    three  accident insurance companies  to  insure thc firemen and it  was icsolved  to  accept   that    of    the,  Canadian  Casualty and Boiler Co!  The   necessary   petition   from   the  ' ratepayer.-for a  :flf)000  loan   for im '  ' proving the electric 'light   plant was  .received   and   it  was icsolved to hold  > special     meeting     Jlonday   to     put  through bylaw   and   submit it to the  ratepayers.  FUNERAL  Of the  Late H. J. Bourne, on  Monday Last.  The funeral of the late JI. J. Bourne  look place Monday, and was one of the  most largely attended seen in the city.  The coflin was most beautifully  ivrtathed in flowers the gift of loving  fiiends, and thc procession moved  fiom the late residence of deceased, on  McKenzie Ave., to St. Peter's Church,  where Rev. C. A. Procunier preached  an impressive sermon from thc text  St. John viii.. 13, '' If any man keep  my commands lie shall never see  death," in which the rev. gentleman  reminded his hearers they must stand  beiore God and give an account of the  deeds done in the body. Tliey ought  to pray and keep the sacraments. In  reference to the sad circumstances by  which they were surrounded lie would  say the souls of the righteous were in  the hands of God and that no torment  shall touch them. Those who knew  their late brother best loved him most.  He was a . faithful i friend and loving  brother. Let, them turn from the  dead to the living and so live from day  to day that when they passed away they  would be in the hands' of God and  no torment should touch them.  Hymns 3S9, 401 were sung. ,'  The sad procession then .wended its  way to the cemetery where the Rev.  Mr. Procunier said the last prayers  and the body was laid to rest. 'Among  those'who sent wreaths were Mr. and  Mrs. A. McNaut-htbiv. Mr. and Mrs. .1.  D. Bourne,'Mr. and Mrs. T. Kilpatrick,  Mr.'and Mrs/'H. Hoi ten, Royal .Arch  Chapters at Vancouver and Revelstoke  and Kootenay Lodge A. F, and A. M,,  of which lodges deceased was a member', Mountain Lodge of' A. F. and A.r  M., Mr.'and Mrs." VV. 'A. Morris and  Miss McLean, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Mac*'  don'akl Messrs. Reid and Young, Mr.  aiid Mrs. E. J. Bourne, Kelly'Douglas  and Co:, James .Bourne, Camp Mountain View C'. W.'O.'W., Mr. and Mrs.  F, B. Lewis. Mr, and Mrs. Shook. Mrs.  D. Robinson, Dr. Cross,",F. Buscombe,'  Mr. aiid Mrs.' F. Bourne, Mr. and Mrs.  J. M. Scott; Mr. and Mrs. H. A." Brown.  The pall bearers were Messrs. W.'M.  Brown', H. N. Coursier, \V. A. Morris,  F. YoungrC. Hol'ten and M. J. O'Brien.  R. Howson & Co', "were the undertakers. ' '    ,. ,  TERRIBLE FIRE.  i- (  Crows Nest' Coal  Co's Tipple  and Electrical Plant Destroy:  ed���������Loss $200,000.  Fernie, March 13.���������Yesterday morning, during the terrific' wind storm  which was raging through* the Koot-  eiiays, a fire broke out at Coal Creek  mines, which, spread- .with great  nipidity,'and soon caught hold of the,  tipple which spanned the creek near  .the entrance. Connected with it was  all-the costly and extensive plant for  sorting and cleaning the'feoal, consisting of elevators, belts, hoppers, etc.  It will' take at least six'.montlis to  procure duplicates of the complicated  machinery and have it set up.  The splendid power house containing thc dynamos, which furnished all  the power to operate thc hauling and  cutting of th.- coal, thc lighting of the  mines and pumping of water from the  lower'workings, has fallen a victim to  the flames. This' will unfortunately  mean the almost entire closing of Coal  Creek mines until the new tipple and  power house can be constructed.  The total loss will exceed .11200,000.  not taking' into consideration the  indirect losses resulting from enforced  idleness.     ' , ' l  GRIP AND PASSWORD.  IC. OK I'.      '  . "Members of tlio K. pf P. arc requested to attend. H'gnliir meeting on  March 22nd. v hen important business  will l>e dealt with.  i. o. o. i-'.     r'  - A movement is on foot  to  amalgamate the two Oddfellows lodges in the  city.  DRIFTS.  A deal is-on   for   another  property in the Big Hend.  Big  Perfume  Department  We make a big tiling of our Perfume Dop-irlnrcnt. N\'c have well  selected lines of the best and  most popular perfumes. A great  variety of odors. All prices.  Stocks always complete.  Walter Bews, Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer.  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TAKE NO OTHERS.   ���������  *��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������>���������  The Evils of  Imitation.  ,  " Success breeds imitation.'     '   .  ���������  ���������    ,  '���������', ������ "  , ' ,'  i( '.Let a clever designer create a new  hat or snoecr coat���������and;it is copied by *  every petty maker in'the country.'  ���������  -     '    ,    , ���������������  Fit-Reforni     styles,   , Fit-Reform   '  .garments,   Fit-Reform Wardrobes,   are .,  imitated.-    '   And   the   imitators' ..sole-  claim to popularity is that the imitations  are  ,"just'  as   good"' as   Fit-Reform.  NEVER   BETTER���������only   '.'."just'as.  good."      ���������  "  ; ���������     '- ' ' s  Fit-Reform originates and creates ���������  ; styles���������garments���������methods. *        '*  '������FM  Only one Fit-Reform Wardrobe in this city  J. G.;Macdoriaid, Revelstoke.  Ee     J ���������     B  '    REMOXED TO  First St. West,   -  Fretz Block  20 per cent Discount ^ril ������f ���������?  chases of boots and Shoes, Rubbers, Hats and Caps,  Overalls, Mackinaw's, Ready-made Clothing', Men's, Furnishings, etc.,also on woman's, boy's and children's Boots  and Rubbers.    .New lines just in stock.  HOMES    FURNISHED   OH , MONTHLY  PAYMENTS.  Another Cnrlond of Furniture just.arrivcd.    CarjieU, I.inole.im*.  Oilcloths, eto.    riowiiij; .M.icliines, Ileint/riiiiii Pi.nios.  R. HOWSON & CO., FURNITURE DEALERS AND EMBALMERS.  ������j---py---y------fl----------***j-*******-B-B h<wwiiiiMWinrra*ri-i������iir������ii ������������������������������������  phe Revelstoke  Restaurant  MRS. H. .1. IIANI5URY, Miiii-ir-en---.  i>.   now open fur liii-ine���������.  First-Class Table Private Dining Boxes  Ijiii'Ki' OiiiiiiKi'ooin f'������' B.iiK|iu't-. Supper-, etc.  Furnished Rooms To Let  l-'IRST STRKUT, REVJCLSTOICK. THE KOOTENAY'MAIL  ON FISH  CREEK  Impressions of a Visiting Min-  ��������� J   ing Engineer. ,  (By Newton \V. Emmons, 3*. M., iu tlio Mining  jMaKazino.) '  The Camborne district, situated in  the Lardeau .division of -the West  Kootenay mining district, British Columbia, is fast coming to the front as  ii mining centre. .Jneluding-" the  watershed of Fish River and.its num-  ��������� .erous tributary creeks, thc district  comprises an ureii' of ,mineralized  country some ton miles long by live  wide,'rich in gold, silver,' lend and  .copper. r  The district lies in one of the most  rugged and picturesque portions of  the.Selkirk mountains, which rise to  ���������altitudes of from 5,000'to 8,000 feet  abovethe sea. The' summits of the  higher peaks, crowned with glaciers  and perpetual snow, yifVord scenic  ���������efVects of grandeur and beauty surpassed by few, if,any, regions'of the  ���������'United States or Canada. ,r  , The district'can be easily reached  .from Arrowhead, the terminus of the  Arrowhead branch of the Canadian  , Pacific'Railway, 2S miles, south .of  ���������Revelstoke, a starion on the main line'  .of'the Canadian J'acilic. From Arrow-,  '.head,'a'steamer runs up the northeast  .arm of Arrow lake for nine , miles to  \Beiiton; from thence, there is a ,'daily  .stage to Camborne, six miles'",distant.  .Steamers of the Canadian Pacific Rail-  .road also run- from Arrowhead to  Robson, a distance of 122 miles/ where  they connect with the railway to Nelson, Trail and points in the, United  States. .       n    '    ;    -   "  .  The smaller vaIIcys.aredeep,knarrow  .'nnd y-shaped ;* the larger, steep walled  ��������� and U-bh.iped.     These valleys divide  ' the district into n number  of  inoiin,  .tain ridges having a general norrh-  'westerly and'southeasterly direction,  ���������with offsetting 'idges tit right angles.  'While the topogriiphiu.il ftntnres of  ;,the district aie maiul) due to the  ���������erosion of a region of uplift'by aqueous  action, tbeie'is/m abundance of evidence to indicate lhat, these features  have bei-n ruudi/ii d by the action of  ice.      The   l.uge   valleys   have   been  ���������changed from V-shaped valleys to U-  sluiped oi is. and their beds scoured  ' and,deepened s-u.tlmt lhe tributary'  valleys aie overhanging valleys; Transported boulders ine scattcied ever the  .mountain ddes and on the ridges; the  rock .-infaces aie scoied, fluted and  striated.  Mohawk cki:i;k.  At the head of ^Mohawk cieek and  .its north fork are many boulders of  porpliyritic granite, which have been  brought down by the ice fiom the  granite belt, some twenty miles to the  north. "  The valleys and mountain sides are  ���������covered with a dense growth of  valuable timber, of which   pine,   hemlock,  Iir, and giant cedar are thc most  important.    The   undergrowth   is  dense  ���������up to an elevation of  5,000  feet and.  owing to the heavy precipitation, the  irocks, where exposed, are covered with  moss. These features make prospecting  exceedingly difficult.  The rocks of the  district  are composed mainly of inagnesian and clilor-  . itic schists, cut  by   a  greyish-green,  ^���������ellow  weathering  schistose  diabase,  lying between somewhat broad bands  of green schist and with graphitic slate,  near the ore bodies.  " Jn   width  and  ���������" continuity this zone is  somewhat ir-  jegular   owinp-  to   the   green   schist  Alluded to above, which in some places  ���������divides it into a number" ot   subordinate bands; but it is  easily traceable  ficross  the  country  for  many   miles. |  This belt of schists is   known  as   the  ���������central mineral belt.  To the northea.-t. at the head of  Pool and Lexington creek-; and on  Bovd and Kelly creek.-", is n belt of  lime-tone in which occur the ore  bodies of the dyke series���������the second  .inmoralized -/one. Thy bolt runs with  considerable regularity in a northwesterly and southeasterly direction, and  is traceable for a long distance. The.  ore.- in this zone are mostly argentiferous gnlena with .-oine blend, tetra-  hedrite, chalcopyritc ami pyrile, with  quartz, calcite, siderite and some  tericite as ganguc. Some of the ores  carry high value-, in silver, while  other.- are large low-grade ore deposits.  .MAMMOTH CKOU'.  Little work has been done on this  series of ore deposit.-, with the exception of thc Mammoth group, at the  liead   of  Lexington  creek,   near   thc  extracting ore and making a rawhide  trail down the mountain to the wagon  road, which runs up the Fish river  valley from Camborne. It is the intention of the owners to ship ore from  a four-foot load, containing argentiferous galena'and tetrahedrite, said to  average $200 a ton. Some thirty tons  of ore have already been sacked, ready  for shipment when the trail is completed.    '  . In'the central mineral belt there are  two'series of .veins, traversing the formation, the-main''series liaving a  strike parallel tb the enclosing schists  aiid'the^ther cutting the schists in  both strike and dip. The veins,of the  main scries are for the most part large,  reaching a width of twenty feet in  some places; but'those are not so well  defined as those of the cross scries,  being in-many places' frozen . to the  schists. ' ..TliCv cross series of .veins are  clear-cut fissure veins having widths  varying from five to twenty-five feet of  clean quartz, separated from both  hanging uud foot wall by.a well-defined  gouge. 1 iv tho Camborne.district thei  first series of veins has not been opened up to any'' extent, though much  work has beenr done ,oil the second  or cross series., The veins do 4<not  maintain an even -width throughout  their course, but are more or less lenticular, both in length' and depth. At  ,the point where these veins intersect  therlirst series or other''veins of the  cross series having a different strike,  the ore spreads out to greater widths  and is almost always of liigher value  in metallic content; this increase in  values is-not confined__to_the immediate neighborhood, of the* intersection,  but extends along tlfe veins for" some  distance on either side.   '   ���������   ���������  TWO, DISTIXCT  CLASSES.  'There-are two distinct classes of ore  in the Camborne district : Argentiferous galena carrying more or less gold,  and free milling gold quarts, carrying  considerable iron pyrites and small  quantities of lead and zinc suphides.  There is no conclusive evidence as to  the age of these two classes of veins  The galena,vein in the Oyster-Criter-  ian is evidently.younger than the gold  quartz vein which it cuts; but it, in  turn,' is cut by a fault parallel to,that  occupied by the JCv.i No. 2 vein. It is  probable, therefore, that the gold veins  are, not all of the same age ; some aie  probably older and some;- newer than'  the galena .vein,'in which case they  may all have been formed during, one  period of miueialization, butat dirler-  ent stages. Little development work  has been done on the galena veins'  themselves, nut the work dune on the  gold veins proves them to be continuous in both length and depth. The  chaiaciei of tbe oie remains un-  chanired at the deepest point below  the surface outcrop thus far attained,  which in the Eva mine is some seven  hundred feet. '  A STKlKr.VG KESK.M rU-A-NTE.  One feature of the ore bodies in this  district is their striking resemblance  to the great "Mother Lode'1 of California. The veins in the Camborne  district have the same banded structure (on the "'Mother Lode'' called  ribbon rock), the same character of  sulphiirets, the same kind of graphitic  slate accompanying the veins, with  occasional fragments in the ore itself;  and the same characteristic crushed  quartz and graphitic siate g .uge. The  only ditl'erence is that*, the Camborne  .veins contain more lead and zinc sulphiirets than do these of tlie "Mother  Lode."      ' - (  thf, hi;atrk;e gkoui'.  Tbe Beatrice group of claims, situ  ated at the head of the north fork ot  Mohawk creek, about six and a half  mile? southeast of Camborne, at an  elevation of 7-,000 feet above -sea level,  has been developed to a considerable  extent hy means of tunnels on the  vein. There are two distinct scries of  veins on this'property. One carries  free milling (-old quartz ; the other  consists of a four-foot width of quartz,  heavily minerali/ed with medium to  line grained galena and iight brown  zinc blende intimately mixed, with a  considerable percentage of fine-grained  tetrahedrite and pyritc in band-'  through the ore. This latter vein i.s  the only one. being worked at. present;  the ore is sacked and rawhided to  Camborne and from thence shipped by  wagon to J3eaton. This ore is said to  carry '1- o/.s. gold, 250 o/s. silver, and  20 per cent. lead.  thi: srr.vcu i>or,r���������\p. niton-,  doing northwest along the stiikc of  the belt, the next group is  the Silver  prospecting ,, and development,1 work  has been done on this property.1, Five  well-defined veins of'the cross-series  have been' prospected; one ,o������ these,  the Silver Dollar, vein, contains considerable 'argentiferous galena (probably the continuation of the Beatrice  vein), while the others are free milling  gold quartz of good workable grade.  All these veins are -traceable for over  3,000 feet in length and vary in width  from a few feet to more than . twenty.  The main development work on this  property-- has been confined to the  Silver Dollar vein, and consists pf a  cross-cut to the vein and several  hundred feet of drifting. The' crosscut is" now being driven into 'the  mountain side to intersect with the  other, veins running'parallel to' the  Silver Dollar, vein, which on, the surface are about 100 feet apart. '.This  cioss-cut .tunnel, will give depths  ranging from 300 to over 700 feet  below tlie vein outcrops.  In the face of. an open cut on the  Silver Dollar vein, the lead 'is divided  into two distinct portions!, 'The foot-  wall portion consists of about two feet  of steel galena, containing some bunds  of iron'pyrites and assaying ��������� .12 oz.  gold, 39.7 oz.' silver and 2] per cent,  lead. The hanging-wall portion consists of about thirty inches of gold  quai tz, assaying 3.12,ozs. gold in' the  shape of free gold and iron pyrites.  COLOKADO   AKD  DV.L   KEY.    ������'  On the Colorado and Del Rey property about two miles northwest, two  parallel veins of gold quartz have been  opened up by surfacetrenches. ,These  veins are sonie fifteen feet in .width  and carry high values in gold ; from  average samples weighing about five  pounds,. taken across the vein, the  Colorado vein yielded by assay. 13.21  ozs. gold, and the Del Rey 2.28 ozs.  The quartz does not show much free  gold to,the eye, but it is of a good  character'and contains a, considerable  percentage of decomposed iron pyrites.  Located one mile north of the town  of Camborne is the ���������   . *  '     .     OYSTEK-CKITEKIOX   .Ml*\*i'*'  now being worked by the Great Northern Mines Co., Ltd. This and the Eva  mine, which is the north-western extension of the Oyster-Critejio'n. aie  best developed mines in this cli-trict;  each is equipped   with  a  ten 'stamp  Here the lode consists of a belt of  lead-gray, carbonaceous schist, traversed bv several well-defined quartz veins"  which are partly fissure-fillings and  partly" leplacement of the country  rock by vein matter. In place:, the  quartz contains isolated fragments of  the graphitic country rock, around  which the gold is often concentrated;  consequently these portions of the ore  aie often rich. The gold is frequently  visible to the unaided eye, sometimes  in coarse .particles: all of the ..vein  matter will pan gold. The veins also  carry siderite and tlie sulphides of  iron, lead and zinc.' The Criterion  tunnel on this property rims in a  northerly direction -for 135 feet, at  which point was encountered a galena  vein five feet wide lying between two  slips, with a gouge and slickensided  walls. Following the galena' lead for  a distance of sixty-rive feet, the drift  encountered the Criterion quartz vein,  which proved to be -faulted by the  galena vein: the eastern limb was en- j  I countered .-ome fifteen feet further on. I  The gouge on the walls of the galena  vein continued unbroken through the  quartz At this point tlie Criterion  vin is materially enriched and is said  to assay -fSO a ton. .*  At the time'of the  writer's vi-it  to  .trie Oy.iter-Criterian   property,  about  2.000 feet of work   had been  done and  the mill wa*- in -teady operation.  Tho  ore is nud to average ���������'$15 a ton in free  gold, which is -a\fd nn the plates and  fn the  batterie-'. the concentrate- are  low'grade,  about   *i?30  a  ton,   and   at  piT-.-ent  are being  -t.ickud in   bin1-, ns  they are   not   rich   en<-t:gh   to   ju-'tify  smeltinu and   trau-portation   chargi-s  tothe 'uielti-r.    Thf ��������� mill i-  -ituattd j  on   Pool   Creek,  J'. 500  l'<-'-t   Ii'.jim   thej  mine nnd 1.500  feet   below  it;  being!  connected by an aerial   wire tramway.)  In addition to the  ten   -r.iirip-   there  are four concentrator-  and y '���������'���������n drill  air compi-fj^-or: the whole of th'- plant  iJ  operated   by  water  power  derived  from Pool Creek.  Immediately   joining    rh<-   Oy-ter-  Criterioii on the northwe.-t i-  Halcyon.Hot Springs  ^Tdnitarium.  T' HE MEDICAL WATERS of Halcyon ate the most curative in the  .world. A perfect, natural remedy for  all Nervous and_ Muscular, diseases,  Liver, Kidney and Stomach ailments  and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure  for "That Tired Feeling." ,,Special  rates on,, all boats and.trains. Two  mails arrive and depart every 'day.  Telegra .h communication ,with-all(  parts of the world. "An < experienced'  mussanger.  Halcyon Hot Springs  Arrotu LaKe. B. C.  Would Seto'Become  A High Priced Stenographer?.  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Dry r-ordwood kept in stock and  iiipplied in any lengths at reduced  prices for cash.  ,    R. SAMSON.  WAH   CHUNG,  General Store and  Restaurant Keeper  A Prime Stock of CJi-oeerien, Fruit,  Vegetahles.  THE   EVA    .MlVf.,  owned and operated l������y tne i*-iip',ri-il  Development .Syndicate of Cnnadii.  Some 3,000 feet of development work  hap heen  done on   this property   with  MEALS AT ALL HOURS.  Try our feed .Sodas, Joe Cream, Straw-  herrie.-* and Cream.    Can't ho  hen ten in the City.  FRONT  ST., REVELSTOKE.  * 'I  THE MOLSONS BANK  ,     , Incorporated by Act, of Parliament, 1S.1J. ���������  HEAD OFFICE,      '"      -,   ,        -������������������        MONTREAL.  Wm. Molson Maophehson, Pros. S. HwEwiNG, Viee-Pres.  , James Elliot, General Manager.       '        ' .  ',   Capital paid up, $3,000,000  Reserve, $3,000,000   [  ���������   ��������� Everything' in. way of banking business'transacted'without un-'  necessary delay. ' '".,, y ,' ',,,,-  Interest credited twice a year at current rates on Savings Bank  deposits." ' , '     ' .        "  W. H. PRATT, Manager,,,  RlDVJ-LSTOKE,   B.   C.  ���������i,  IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA  Cmiitril Authorizod,-M.OOO.OOO.   Cnpltnl Paid Ur>, ?3 000000.   Host, M,(KK1,000.  1"   ' '        Head Oflice, Toronto, Ontakio.'        .    -    ".  Uninclios in tho N'ortliwost Torritorios, Manitoba, Ontario and Qnoboc. '  tlio followiiiK points in   '"rilish  ("olnmbia:    Cranbrook. Giiliion,  Nolson, Rovolfituko, Trout Luk-o, Vancouvor and Victoria.  And  T. R McitniTT, Prosidout. D. R. Wn.im:, Yico-Prosidont, and Gonoral MiiuiiRor.,J  E. Hay, Assibtant*Gonoral Mananor.'   \V. Moki-at, Cliiof Inspector.  Revelstoke Branch,' B. C���������A General Banking Business Transacted  SaviuRh Doiiiirtmout���������Doposits Rocoivod and Intorost Allowod. ���������   .  "   . Drafts sold availablo in all partsof Canada, Unilod Slalo.*. and Europe.       .'  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'  ��������� /    "    ��������� ,   Large Sample Rooms.    1 *  Rates SI.50, per Day, ,,      ,  Special Weekly Rates. ���������  Queen's Hotel, '-Trout Lake, under   same man.'io-ement  P. BURNS & GO.  Wholesale and Retail  ....   Meat Merchants.  Head Office, Abattoir and Cold Storage :  "^^asB^Oialgary, Alberta  Dollar group, owned hy  nn American  summit of the mountain, at an elcva-j company.     This   group   consists    of) very riatisfiictory   result*..    The   rnnin  tion of about 4,000   feet   iihovc   the   three full  claims and   two   fractions,  work tins   been done  on  two   parallel  valley,    llcrc a number  of  men  arc I nnd already a considerable amount of | veina, whiuh v������.ry in width from-a few  For Sale.  Six horse power Wnlfrous vertical  I "ili-r find engine, only iu use a year.  It"/isfiri for idling i*i Hint we require  more power to drive our increased  plant and Tor healing piupoM-s.  THE  KOOTENAY MAIL  r'L'UUSIIlNf.  CO., J.TI).  Kevelstoke. ,  ORIENTAL HOTEL  ably furnished with the choicest the market  affords. Best Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.  Rates $ i a day.     Monthly rate.  J".   ALBEET     STOIDTE     IPIROIE3.. THE KOOTENAY MAIL  |������   s*  ON FISH  QREEK  feet up to Jifty, connected by numerous cross veins and .stringers., The  country rock betweenfthe  main veins  , and cross veins is well mineralized, in  'places carrying values as high as'!?2.f>0  to'.$3.00 a ton. At'No. 5 tunnel ,011  this property, the veins and" crots  veins fornva small, clifr of' ore,'which  is exposed in the face of the mountain  ' ��������� for fifty feet. This entire mass is high  grade ore, assaying over $50 per ton;  the'ore in a'winze connecting No. 5  tunnel with No". 4, is said to assay $75  a ton, and contains niiich free gold  visible to the unaided eye. The gold  is often concentrated along the walls  and around the inclusions in the vein,  probably owing to the wall rocks and  included fragments  being highly car-  , boiiaceous. In the Highland Mary  eliiifton this property some'very high  ,��������� grade ore is found, much of it showing  considerable free gold and iron'sul-  lihurets, .which latter' arcsaid to run  rs high as. $2,000 to the ton, The mill  '   Monging'to "the  property, is  located  ���������_ on the north side of  Pool Creekj near  that  of  the 'Oyster-Criterion, and' is  connected with', the mine by  means of  '    an aerial wire tramway '4,200 in length.  ���������'   An electric plant rViilso installed  at  "the mill  for  furnishing light to  the  mines .and   buildings; there .are ���������.four  'concentrator's.", 'The'entire  plant', is  also   operated   by .water power, from  Pool creek."     ' '*  *   n-  '       xt     t       *      ��������� - i'  , COWER DOLLAR AXP   KINGSTON GKOUl'S.  In the Copper Dollar aiid Kingston  " Groups, adjoining 'tlie Eva mine on  the northwest, 'the ,.vein outcrop is  quite remarkable both for its size and  manner of occurrence. There are two  veins traversing1 th'es'e'properties, one  of which isc traceable on the Copper  'Dollar group for over f,200 feet'without a break. The, outcrop occurs in a  'vgully! down, which'the flow of water  has cut away, the softer w.ill rock,  leaving the quartz standing like a wall  , 'in some places ovei ten feet in height.  In width this outcrop varies fron'i ten  to twenty feet. In a tunnel which has  been driven T20 fe'et^on this vein, the  lead has a very slight dip to the east,  is of a banded structure and shows  some very  line examples of  slicken-  ���������   .sides,'   the   quartz   being   almost   as  smooth and polished as a piece of plate  -glass. "The ore" so far,developed is low  grade, but on account  of the size of  the vein  and its exceptionally, favorable location fur mining; should prove  of considerable economic importance.  cambokxi: Girom*.   ,  On the \ve=t  side of  Fish   River, on  the northwestern continuation of this  ,* same mint nil /-"U*.- and oil the north  side uf Men bin :ck Creek, io located the  Carnliorne group,. The main work on  thi- pioperty has been con lined to the  Gold finch claim at  an  elevation  of  ,  sixteen hundred feet above Fish river.  1 Some very rich ore was discovered on  this claim, the vein matter consisting  of white watery quartz with sulphides  of lead, zinc and iron sprinkled  tluough it. The gold occurs with the  sulphides, particulaily along the zinc  blende, and also in the quart/, itself.  Howevei, the vein on this claim is not  as legular or denned as on other properties visitod"by the, writer and exploitation , is moie difficult. A ten  stamp mill was built near the mouth  of Menhiniek creek and connected  with the mine -by means of a wire  train way, the upper portion of which  was destroyed by foieot (ires in  August. 1904. An, electric plant, for  supplying light and power for electric  di-ills was also located near the mill,  both being run by  water powt r'from  , Menhiniek crock. Owing to b.id management and thc fire above referred to  this mine is now idle.  IXIH.l'KXDI.Xfii:   GROIH-.  To the northwest of the Camborne  group is'thc Independence group, on  which theie are two vein."- running at  an angle with each other. These  veins have been developed by surface  prospecting and a cross-cut tunnel.  One vein is fifteen feet wide in the  cross-cut and shows considerable iron  and zinc sulphides; the average value  of the ore is said to be about $10 per  ton. The other vein was encountered  in the-cross-cut tunnel a short distance from its beginning. A short  tunnel has been driven on this vein  and some very . rich ore encountered.  The'gold occurs as free gold, both in  the quartz and associated with the  pyrites., This vein, as previously  stated, runs at an angle with the  fifteen foot lead; at the intersection of  the two veins there should lie a considerable body of high-grade ore. This  intersection, having regard to the distance   in the   cross-cut   between   the  veins and the angle they niake one  with the other, cannot be far away.  On the surface, 'along the 'outcrop of  tlie'fifteen foot vein,are several masses  of quartz float in which free gold is  easily visible, and .in'the open cuts on  the veins'all the ore pans well. ���������  This district has not hitherto received from prospectors and'mining  men the attention Which its mineral  indications warrant, for several rea-'  sons.. The mountain being 'covered  with   heavy   growth   of   timber and  ��������� f>'        , '. .  underbush, and the rocks to a large  extent with 'moss, traveling and prospecting, are,, exceedingly dillicult.  Early prospectors considered' this' a  silverMead "district'and so paid little or  no attention to the outcrops of'gold  quartz until in recent years, when prospectors familiar with gold ores open-  ed'upsonie of the veins. In'view,of  some of the high assay values obtained  from thc silver-lead ores and regardless  of the cost of mining and'transporting  the ore to "the smelters, many of' the  early prospectors held  their claims at  suclvexhorbitant' figures that capital  was deterred from coming in. However a change is now taking place.  The district is more accessible, and  the construction of roads and-trails  greatly facilitates prospecting and the  d eve 1 op 111 en t .of.thc ore.bodies._j_.abor  and supplies .arc obtainable in Camborne, or can ber brought in 'from the  outside at reasonable prices. The  average;'wage paid in the district  'rahges'fi'bni'$2!f>0* to $4.00 per day "of  eight hours, according to the class of  wark. , - , ,,  ���������The country is an ideal one for mining; there is ample timber for all purposes,'and'all tlie, creeks carry'water  suflicie'nt not* only for mills'and dwellings but for power purposes'also.  About two miles soiith of Camborne,  where Pish 'river.* J'runs through a  canon, there -is- a. -.yater power of  several thousand horse power. Here  could be established 'an electric power  plant sullicient not only to operate an  electric riiihoad from Beaton to Cam-,  borne and Ferguson, on Trout Lake,  but also to supply power and light to  all the mines in the district.' 'If this  were done, it would,be. only a few  vears before this district would ��������� rank  among the niost important camps in  thc Northwest.  RAILWAY  NEWS  RAILWAY LEGISLATION.  McLean I3ros. submitted ie\is<d  alternative proposals for the Coast-  Kootenny road which'will find favor  with many members. The first p o-  posal is for a subsidy of five thousand  acres a mile for two hundred miles  and ten thousand for the rest to extend from Vancouver via Kamloops  to.the Yellow Head*Pa*-s.  The alternathe is for the government to gun 11111 tee the company's  bonds at the rate >>f $-5,000 per mile  at 3.V per cenr., upi.n whicli const rue. ion wil. be begun immediately,  and continuously ptosectued to completion, the cniupa'ny nlloting to the  government for the. province ' of  British Columbia 25 per cent, of the  total stock of the company, and permitting the government to' be represented by a commission on the construction board, and afterwards on  the directoiate "according to stock  holding. Under the first proposition  construction would begin within six  months.  The latter proposal it is sa-d to be  the most advantageous ever submitted.  ON SHORE AND AFLOAT.  On, Wednesday a freight train was  derailed at CHenogle through a mishap to thc tender. Four cars left the  track. ,  Do you want tt> add  > $520 to your income ? ^  Itwillonlyr������iiiSr������mf*irmtnut������������ofTourtinne������ryil������yto earn $3������ a ye  n it with a. Chatham Incubator.   A No. a Chatham Incubator will hold fro  =fti  year. You can  earn it with a Chatham IncuDalor. A no. u vuauuun mcuoaior win i.u.u from 100 to 1 ao  eegi���������according to ������iu of iki. Eighty chickens ii a low average hatch���������users of Chatham r  Incubaton will teU you so. Chickens are always in demand and the supply is always short,  so fifty cents is tho averar* price secured. If you only takeoff eight hatches in a1 year, that  gives you an income of ������jso.������������. Woulda't that eitra amount be useful to you ? "3 Best of  all. you can buy a T , '  Chatham Incubator without one cent  ; of cash until October. 1905 . ,    .  The machine pays for itself many times orer before that time.- There couldn't be a fairer  offer than this. We ship a Chatham Incubator to you at once, freight prepaid by us, and  your first payment is not due until October, 1905. Write us to-day for full particulars. I he  Chatham Incubators and Brooders hare erery new improvement worth while in an mcub.itor,  or brooder. 1 he incubators  are made with two walls,  case within cane, of dr) material that has been seasoned  in our lumber yards! '1 hey  are built solid as a rock and,  will, stand any amount of  usage foryears. The sooner  you accept our offer thc sooner will the Chatham Inru-'  bator be earning profits for,  . you.  THE    ���������  MANSON   CAMPBELL  CO., Limited-!  Def;t 226 Chatham, Ont.  *\i'  Manufacturers of Chatham  Incubators   and   Brooders,.  Campbell    Fanning    Mills. '  and Chatham Farm Scales  Distributing Warehouses at  .Montreal, Que,, 'Brandon,  Man., Calgary, Alt*.. New  Westminster, B.C., Halifax,  N. S.      *   ���������  CERTIFICATE   OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  Meadow, Skylark, Shakespeare, Boita', Dav-  onport'and Knll'nci- mineral claims, Minnie in  tlio Arrowlakc Mining Division of Wosl Kootenay District. Where'located:���������On head of  Mineral creek, a tributary of Cariboo creek  Arrowliiko Mining Division, West Kootonliy  Dist rict. ,������������������...  TAKE NOTICE thai I, 1'iedenck It. B'������pK  bcrger of Ro*.sIand, H. C. [rccoidcd owne1" j;  1 he above named claims] free minei-'b colli"'  cate No. i(j7,l!II, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to I lie mining recorder  for a certificate of impiovcnienU, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of' the ubo\e  claims. , .       ' '  , And further take notice that action, under  section .'17, must be commenced before the  issuance of such curtlllcate of improvements.  Dated tin's 10th day of January, A. D. l'Jtti.  K. It. HLOCKHKItGKR.  F  OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN" that thirty  _ . days after date I intend 10 apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Linda and Works for a  special license to cut find carrj away timber  from lhe following de-cribed lands in West,  Kootenay district:���������  Commencing ut a post marked "C. Abraham-  son's north-east corner po-t'' planted two mile.-;  back of the American Syndicate limits on Soda  Creek. Big Hend, thence wast fcO chains, thence  north Ml chains, thence ca-t 80 chain--, thence  south hUchains to place of commencement.  Dated Keb. 7th, 190.'.    ,  ^CHARLESjAHIUHAMSO-V  NOTICE  "VyOTK/J* is horeliy given IhjO, I intend to up  .LN    ply at next mooting "f tgpLiconsiug Com  missioners for 11 transfer of crra license of the  Arrowhead Hotel, situated nt'Arrowhcad, B.C..  to John Caley.     ��������� <  E. J. KERR.  Arrowliond, Fob. 17th, l'JOI. t>llmr24  NOTICE.  ��������� ' ' 1 "'   ' -   .    '  .The  prepared '.Burlaps  bearing  the above trade mark" are reliable.  'Hang'.easy, holdtcolor, aiid have tlicstainp  of  quality -made in   ,  assorted  colors.   There'are  many ' imitations  which   arc claimed '  "just as good," but there is 'only one real FAB-RI:KO-2>TA.   .        .  ci       * ' ��������� '  Write for samples and prices to  ft    *  Quotations submitted tor Inserted Tooth, Shingle or other Solid Tooth Saws  and all kinds of repair work. JMillnien everywhere are sending us "repeat  business after ONE trial. HOE BITS AND SHANKS in all sizes kept in  stock at lowest rates.  Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy  the Best and Most Popular.  "Mothers buy it for croupy children,  railroad men buy it for severe coughs  and elderly peop'lebtiy it for la grippe,"  say Moore Bros... Kldon, Iowa. "We  sell more of Chamberlain's Cough  Kemedy, than any other kind. It  seems to have taken the lead over  several other sood brands." There is  no question but this medicine is the  best that can be procured for coughs  and colds, whether it be a child or an  adult that is afllicted. It always cures  and cures quickly. Sold by all druggists.  Subscribe for the M.MLand get  all the news.  The Kootenay Mail.  -   ���������    The Oldest, Established Paper in  North Kootenay.,  Subscription, $2.00 Per Year.    ,  ILLUSTRATED PAPER,  Published Weekly on Saturdays by  ��������� The Kootenay Mail Publishing Co., Limited.  Steam Printers  and Publishers.  XTO'i'ICK i IS IIKJIKHY GIVEN that the  J_\ iindcriigncd h.ivo submitted to the  Ijieutciiiuit-Govenioi- in Council a proposal.  miller the provisions of the "River- and  Stiunins Act," for cleanup and removing of  obstruction*, fiom l<'o-,th.ill Creek. Wc*l Kootenay, and for making llio s.uno lit for rafting  and driving theieon of logs. Umber, lumber,  rafts and emits, and for erecting and maintaining booms for holding, soiling aud delivering  logs and Umber biouglil down,-aid river, and  for att.icliiug booms to the shoie of "-aid cteek  and Arrow Lake for-aid pin poses. ,  '  The l.uids to be iiil'cclcil by -aid work- are  Crown lands.    ,  .The iate of tolls propo-ed lo be charged are  such a*,-- may be llxed by the .Indge ol the  County Com l, of Ivootenav.  Dated l.'ebruiu-y'Joth. 11HI.J.   ���������  (lllu'JI "   HIG BKND LUMBKir. CO., LTD.  NOTICE.  To Tliom.-is Sw. eney, or any pcr-on or persons  lo whom lie inny haven���������igned lus inlcrc-t/ in  Liii- .Mmitgomei y nud Kinelii. claims sinialc on  Canyon Creek on the imiili -ide of Downie  Creel; in the liig Hend, Hevclstoke Mining  Division of West Kootenay Distiic-I, Ilrniili  Columbia:  r . . .  You .ire hereby notified that 1, the undersigned, h.nc "expended 'for you the sum of  Sfil.L",) in labor, iinpinveineiit������'..uid reeoiding  lees upon the -aid Jlonlgomcry and Kuicka  imnei.ili claim*., under llieopiovi-ions of th-  JMim-ial Act. and if, within ninety d.ijs from  the date of this notice you tail or lefu-e to contribute tho aforesaid sum, together with all  costs of,idvei-tismg. join-inlcrest, in tlic'Niid  inineial claims will become "the property, ot  the under.sigiH'd under =eclion I of the Act  entitled an Act to Amend the Mineral Act l'.KXl.  - Dated tin- *-i.\th day ol .January. 1905. '  I'i7ap8.      - J C. Mo.MGiiMintY. i  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS;  Royal Mall Lines.  Cheapest Routo to tho Old Country.  ,  "ALLAN LINE���������Jb'rom St. John.  , Parisian .' '.   Fob. il  liavarian .'  ."Mar. 1  Victorian .- Mar. 11  Tunisian '. Mar. 18  Viigiintui    .   ' Mar. ii  CAN. PA C.ATLANTIC S. S.���������Krom St. John.  LakeChamplain '  l-'eb. iJ  LnkcKnc. .    ���������  Mar. II  Lake Manitoba .  ' ' Mar. ���������.'.'.  A M J-.E I C'A N 1.1 NI:- Im i m N c ������ Yoi 1<.  3t.'Louis '    '.  ...'...      Keb. ������j  Philadelphia      Mar.  I  St. IHnil      Mm* II  St. Loui-t   r.  l."   , ���������* Mar. 2.i  - WinrKijTAIi LINE���������Ft inn Xiw York. .  :...      .''... M.n-.-'l  :        Mar.  1-  ....    JIai. IS   M������r. ���������������  ..'   .' Mar.21   Mar. 21  Fiom New Yeik.       't   .' Feb. 25          .Mar.   4   .Mar. 11   '.    Mar. lb  ....'..  .'..     ..   Mar. 25  H.iltic   Teutonic   Oceanic. .    . k..'...  Mnjcsuc '   ������������������  Cedrie   Baltic       CUNARD LINE  Campania   Etruria   Catonia..  . .'^..'.  Umbria..   "'...' '...  Lucania ...!'   PabPengers ticketed tluough to all park, oi  Great liutain and Ireland, and at specially low  intc-to all pait.s of the European continent  Applj.to nearest nulwaj oi -leaim-hil)agent oi  to    ' ' , '      ' '  T.  W. BRADSHAW.  Agent.   RcvelRtokt  W. P   F   CUMMINGS.   Pacific   Agem  Standard i;medy lor Gleet,  GonorrhCEa and Runnings  IN 48 HOURS. Cures Kidney and B:.Afier Trembles.  Dealers in  Printing'   and    Wrapping t Papers   and  , Paper   Bags:.  Loose Leaf Account and Duplicate  Counter Check Systems.  Agents for Teng'well and Opalla ���������  Patented  Loose Leaf Files,'  Ledgers and   Billing   Systems.  Illustrated Work a Specialty.  Phone Number 13.     P. 0. Box'Number 70  It should be borne in mind that  ' every cold weakens, the lungs, low-"  ers.the vitality and prepares the  system foi the more serious diseases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  prompt cures of this most_common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves tlie lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.  Price 25c, Largs Size 5<>c  5  VrOTICE-rS.HKREBY GIVKN that thirty  O.N iluyi* after date I intend to apply to this  Chief Commissioner of Laud*.- and "t\ orks for a.  special license to cut and carry away timber  from tho following described lands ii- ^Ve^C  Koetenay district:��������� '< '        ',  Coinmcnciui' at po-t, marked "C. Abriham-  aon's 1101 ih ea~t corner po-t" planted four miles  back of Ihe American Syndicate limit- on Soda  Creek, Hijf Bend, f hence south 40 chain-, thence  Most HXIchain-, llience north 10chain;, thence  c.ist ItjU chains to place of commencement.  Dated Keb. 7th, liMi  .rjHAl'LKS AMUHAMSON.,  N OTICK IS HKIJKHY U1VKN that thirty  dnj'���������-; after date I intend to apply tothe  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  .special license to cut and carry nwny timber  fiom the following ,described lnnd- in \Ve������l  Kootenay district:��������� ' '  Commencing at a post marked " .\ T. Ed-,  wards' north-east corner post" planted three ���������  miles back of the American Syndicate limits  oi. Soda Creek, liig Hend. tlicn.-c -milli Ml  chains, thence west Mlcniiiii-. thence north ������0  chains, llience east'SO chains to place .of commencement.       ,     '  Dated Kcb. Till, 19i������. ''  N. T. KDWAltDS.  "VfOTICl-* is hereby given that. 3(1 day.-afior  J_\ date, 1 intend io apply to tl -j Honorable  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special license to cut and carry nwiy limber from tho following de-cribed lnudf in West  Kootenay District:���������  Commencing at a postmarked "('. Abraham  son's south-west corner po-il" and  plai.tcd at  Soda Creek, Hig Bend, thence north If'/'chiiiiis, '  thence east JO chains,  Llience-ouih   It? chain--,,  thenee west 10 chains to placo of commence'  ment. . ��������� '  Dated Keb. Tth, WO.).  CHARLKS ABIIAHAMSOS*.  ATOTICE IS HKREBY GIVII.V that thirtj'  J_> davs after date I intend lo apply to the-  Chief Commissioner of Lauds and U orks for a  special license io cut and carry au a) timber  fiom the following described laiid.s''in U'esfc  Kootenay district:��������� .  Commencing at a post marked "N. T. Ed-  waids' north-west corner post" nn I plumed au  Soda Creek, Big Bend, thence noulli'lGQclriins,  tlicncc east 10 chains, llience north IC* chain-,  thence west40 chains to place of coinmci.ee-  menl. '  Dated Kcb. Tth, 190.J.  X. T. EDWARDS.      .  -VT/OTICE IS'HEREBY GIVEN that thirty*.  X\ days after date I intend to apply to the-  Cluef Comniis-ioner of Land- and Works for a  special license to cut and cam aw ny-timber  from the following de-cribed lands in Wo-t -  Kootenay district:���������  Commencing at a post marked "C. Abmhnm-  son's north-east corner post" planted at Soda  Creek, Big Bend, thence west SO chains, thi-nee-  s.>uIh SO chains, thence east SO chains, ihence-  north SO chains to place of commencement.  Dated Keb. Tth. l!Hi*.|  " c    CHAULKS ABRAHAMSON". '  Vf OTIGE i= horoby giipn that. 30da>s after.  J.1    date. I intend  to apply to the H< n. the-  Cliief  Commissioner   of L.iikU    and    Works-  for   a   special license   to cut nnd carrj nway  tiinber\from the   following described lnnds in ,  West Kootenay District:��������� .  Conimencing at a post marked "X. T. Ed-  wauls'south-west corner po*=t" and planted at,  Hoda Cieek. Big Bend, thence east 4U chains,  llience noitli ltVI chain-, llience (wesl40c)uiins,  thenee south Klfl ihnii.s tn place of commencement. ,  ' " "  Dated Keb. Tth, 1'JOj.  N. T. EDWAIiPS.  "VJOTICE   is   hereby   gnen. th.it    30   dnys-  XN     after date I intend to apply to the Honor  able   the  Chief  Commissioner of Lamls  andT  Works for a  special  license to cut and carry  aw-ny-tiniber   from   the   following *de-cribed'  iands, in West Kootenay District:���������  (Commencing at a  post marled   " N. T. Ed-3  wards' north-west eorner post" planted nl Jr'oda  Cieek. Big  Bend, thence ca-t 4Uchains, thence  -nut!] 1(10 chains, thenee wc-t40 chains. thcnce=  nnrth lWi chains to place of commencement.      '  Dated Keb. Tth, 1!K).3.      - i  ��������� N'.T. EDWARDS. "  XTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEX that thirt}-  1*' niijs afterdate I intend to apply to Ihe-  Chief Coiiimissioner of binds and Works for a  special liceii������e to cut and carry away timber  from thc following descnb.d lands in West.  Kootenay District:��������� *  Commencing al a pftst , nuirled " N". T.  Edwards' south-west corner po-t" at Jordan  Creek. Big Bend, ilteree nnrih 101 chains,  thence ea-t 10 chain-, llience -outh 100 chain?  thence west 40 chains io place uf commence-  meut.  Dated Keb. lib. inuij.  N. T. EDWARDS.  "Vf OTICE is hereb> given th.it. 30 dajs after  l.\ date, I intend to apply ui the Chief Commissioner of Lauds ,ind Works fi.r a -jiecial  iiceu-e to cut and carry nwny timber from tho  following described lnnds iu We-t Kootenay  district:���������  Commencing nt a po=t marked "('. Abrahan".-  son's'south east, corner po-t tilanied al Soda  Cieek. Hig Bend, thence north li>>cl.alil- thence  west 10 chains, ihence-ouih lljn chain-, thence?  east, 10 chains to place of coin mencement^  Dated Keb. Tth. 100.5  .      CHARLES ABliAHAMSON.  XJOTICE IS HKREBY GIVEX thai. Ihirtr  _LN days after date. I intend to make application to thc Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lnnd*=  and Works for a special licen-e to i-ut a id  c.nry away limber fiom the following described land's in West Kootenay district*���������  < ommeiicingnt po-t marled "X.T. Edward**  -outh-enst corner post" one mile we-t of lhe  Ameiienn Syndicate limits*on ,'ordan Creek.  Big Bend, thence we-iS-1 chain-, thence north  SO chain-, thence ea=t so chain-, thence -outh s<>  chain- to place of commencement.  Dated Keb. lib. lim.".  X. 'I..EDWARDS.  X^OTrCE IS HFHEBY GIVtx :h.ii thirlr  X> days after ii.uo 1 intend to applj to ihD  tjliicf Commissioner of l-md- and \\ ork- for r.  special license to cm nnd c.trr. nw.ij timber  fiom the followimr d.-iritid .nnd- in West  Kooien.iydi-trict :���������  Comiiiuiicingal " pn-t mnrkid ' ";. Abrahani-  son's noilh-wes*- i-..r-<������-*"���������*��������� .-*utl planted nv-  ���������Ioul.in Creek, l:. I i-n.l. 1.. uc. -onlh ruO'  chain-, thence e.L-t In chain-, ihence north ltJT'  cli.iius. chence we-L forty ehntiis to place o������  comuieiiceinenl.  Dated Keb. Ith. 1!H*.  CHARLES Ailli.MIAMSOX.  MOTICK IS HEREBY GIVEX that 30 days  iN after date I Intend to nppl> to ll.o Chief  Comini-sioner of Lmd- nnd Work- for a  -pici.il license to cut and r.irr> awu> timber  from the following dc-cnbid land- iu Wc:  Kootenay di-iriet:  Couiineiicing ill a po-t marked "<". Ahinh.im-  sonV -outh en-t corner po-t nud pi.mud two  inii.'-wot of the Aini-rK.-in .syndicate limit-i  on the Jordan <'reik, liig Hf ml. thence-outli  lOchniiis. thence we-t \lt> chain-. Ihence north  l(i el...i"-. theme e.Lsl li^l chiiin- to place of  c������.ui men'', 'incut.  Dated Kcb. Itti. I'-m.  CHARLKS AHIiAIIAMSON  NOTICE.  In the matter of the Act re-| ectlng cortiiin  work- in or on navigable watir-. being  Chapter VI. R. S. <".. lvii  BABY'S    OWN  SOAP  prevents    roughness    of   tlie  skin'and chappingf. ,  Best for toilet .ind nursery use. 03S  ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO., M.rs. MONTREAL.  the -ite thereof asrequir.-n liy llic -mil Act wilt  tbe Mini-icr or Piililie Work-.it Ottawa. On  tario.aud wilh the JUgi-trar of l-'iml Title- a:  Nel-on, Brili-h Coluinbia.  Dated at  Kevel.-toke.  II. (., tin- ,-thdnyot  Kebru������rv.^lWkv 51c(.AKTKR & lnsKUAyl  Solicitor.- for the Applicants  12Sml ,   THE KOOTENAY MAIL  Zhe Ikootena^ (Iftail  PUBLISHED   SATURDAY.  ���������AT���������  '     REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  , i  Subscription       -        $2.00   Per < Annum  ADVERTISING    RATES     on     application  Changes iu standing advertisements must  '     be in by fl a. m. Wednesday of each week to  secuie good disnlay.   Standing advertising  i   matter will be changed twice a mom h with-  otil���������e.Urii   chaigc      Kor  moie  frequent  , alterations tlie lime occupied   in making  '   tame will be charged at usual rates.  JOB PRINTING piomptly executed at reasonable rates.     . ',{.���������"  TERMS���������Cash.   Subhcriptions payable in ad  ranee.           '>  '���������CORRESPONDENCE invited   on matter*, of  public interest.' Communications,lo *"(li-  ' tor   must  be  accompanied   by   name   of  writer, not necessarily for publication, bill  ,    as e\idenee of good faith.   Correspondence  should be brief. ,        <  GRAND TRUNK HOLD-UP.   '  General Manager Morse,  of the  We request our numerous readers to  ( favor us with th'elp assistance In  making- tho KOOTENAY MAIL, the  most valuable advertising- medium  in   the  Kootenays  by   giving- 'the  preference    when    making    pur-  . chases   to  those   firms   who    are  popular advertisers in tho KOOT '  '     ENAY'MAIL.  D  E  R.   MORRISON,    ,  *  '    ' DENTIST.  Oi-i iui: :  THI*   NEW   LAWRENCE   BLOCK,  ���������   IMcKcn/.ie Avenue.   ,fl.  D\V ARD~A rilAG'OEN, ~  Mining Engineer,  to the people, of British Columbia  He has told' us that unless his  compan\' gets a substantial land  grant nothing will'be done towards  building from the Pacific end, and  that tlie merchants of British Columbia will thus be -deprived of  $15,000,000 worth of businessjthey  ,'would get if work were carriedjjon  in this province simultaneously  with the east. ,lf the land grantjs  not given the work will be carried  on from the east alone and ��������� all  supplies will come from , that  quarter.  That is Mr'. Morse's liold-up  game and it is time he understood  this province'will be no'longer held  up by any such (liigliway|Jrobbery.  This province is giving the Grand  Trunk, through the dominion government, ever}-, dollar of assistance  the line is entitled to for its railway works from the Pacific coast  across"the Rocky  Mountains,  and  After the usual  business  had . been  transacted the question of theappoint-  r,        i m       i     , , i-i     ment of a doctor  for  Arrowhead was  Grand Irunk, has spoken  plainly, , . ,   . ,  '.    ., ,  .    _ .    .,.    1 taken , up., and  it  was   unanimously  decided to appoint Dr.' J.  ton of Nelson.  II.  Hamil-  .(Mcm.  American Institute Min tig Engineers)  * (Mem. Canadian Mining   .  tittite.)  "   , Revelstoke, B. O.'  ���������Examination of and report!* on  Mineral Pro  '    perties a Specialty.  HARVEY, McCARTER  AND PiNKHAM,  barristers! solrcitors, etc.  ���������Offices : .Molso.n'1*   Bank   Block.   Revel-  bTOKK, B. C. a    '  Money to loan. ��������� ' '  Offlcc������: Itevel.stoke, Ii. C; Kort Steele, B. C.  ���������Geo. S. McOautkk, '   '-  A. M. I-INKI1AM. , '   J. A. Habvky,  .  Revelstoke, B. C. l<'ort Steele, B. C.  the sooner Mr. Morse  is  given   to  understand he has got'all he" will  I r  get the better.       -'       "  JOHN -M ANN ING , SCOTT   13. A.  L. L. J3.  u Baiumster, Solicitor, Etc   ;  First Street. Revelstoke, B.O  ZheAkootemyfthail  SATURDAY,  MARCH   18, 1905  A GREAT MINERAL ZONE.  The article which' we publish in  another column] by Mr., Emmons,  a mining expert of high reputation,  ���������on the Fish Creek camp, full justifies the-high opinion held   of 'this  section   by   the   mining   men   who  have been best acquainted  with it.  The opinion formed'"by   Mr.  Emmons, as   the  result  of   his   visit  there, ought to do good-service by  '"drawing   attention' of  outside  investors to the grand   field  for  exploitation offered   on   Fish   Creek.  And what is true of Fish   Creek is  true of the mineral belt extendinji  from the lower hardenu to the Big  Bend.    In places the mineral zone  is  hidden  by the   overlying "limestones.as where it crosses the railway  line near Albert Canyon, but there  is every rea������on to believe   that   by  the exploration of the schists underlying   these   limestones   as  good  mineral prospects will be found as  have    been    revealed    by   surface  prospecting.  MINING LEGISLATION.      -  No country in the civilized world  has suffered so much injury to its  mining industries from bad   legislation   as   has   British ' Columbia.  The assessment bill, as relating to  mining, and which was put through  by the   McBride government  last  week, is a disgraceful piece of legislation.     It makes mining taxation  retrospective and   was  apparently-  devised to meet the case of a company which was fighting   the  government in the courts.     There  is  neither justice nor  sense  in  such  legislation.       Tlie   leader   of   the  opposition,      J.    A.    Macdonald,  rendered    great    service   to    the  mining    intereste    by    the    manner   in    which    he    exposed    the  unjust and   detrimental .character  of the   legislation,   but   all   to   no  purpose.      McBride   and   his  colleagues had to have that  bill   and  like dumb driven cattle their  supporters and the socialiat members  walked into the lobby  in   support  of it.   The effect of such legislation  on the mining interests of the province cannot fail   to   be   seriously  detrimental, and then   we   wonder  why capital is   not  invested   to a  larger extent in   the  development  of the rich mineral resources of the  country., "  The people of British Columbia  will back r up an}: ��������� government,  Liberal or Conservative, that has  the backbone to tell" Mr.'Morse  that if his company does" not keep  faith with-this province and start  construction at(tlns end, instead of  getting right-of-way free the .company will have to pay $50 an acre  for all land .required, for right-of-  way and railway purposes if the  line is not started ' within six  months. '   ���������  The GrandTrunk has got to get  to the Pacific. The western portion of its lines is useless otherwise  and now that the Grand Trunk is  trying to hold up the province it is  up to B. C: to give Mr. "Morse a  little of his own medicine. "If the  worst comes to the worst this province pan build its own end of the  road and prohibit the Grand Trunk  from getting any right-of-way,what-  ever to the Coast; That is the  stand that.' should be definitely"  taken.       .,   <   ��������� ��������� -       > '  It is up to the solid seven members from British Columbia to  bring this matter up in the Commons and have it threshed out, and  it is the bounden duty of the Laurier Government to^ see that the  Grand Trunk keeps to its contract  and carries it out in its integrity  so far as British Columbia is concerned. If it doesn't, there should  be no more mealy mouthed business about it, but the charter  should be cancelled and the dominion government should' take in  hand the construction of the road  from coast to coast.  A company that will try to hold  up the people, as the Grand Trunk  is now doing through Mr. Morse,  must be watched most closely and  its operations hedged in with the  strictest legislation, for if it is going  to try and cinch the people before  the road is built some idea can be  formed of the unscrupulous tyranny  which that company will endeavor  to exert once the public comes to  use the road.    -  Now  is  the   time   to   teach the  company that the people recognise  their   rights,   are   determined    to  maintain them, and   to  make  the  company live up to its contract or  get out.    "Little thievf-s are put in  the stocks.    Big thieves go flount-  ingin silks and satins." Mr. Mor.=*e  is attempting to burglarise British  Columbia in the  most disgraceful  fashion, and he should he  treated  as  any  other   highwayman,   who  seeks to bulldoze a government  or  legislature into  giving   away   the  public assets for  nothing.     There  has been a great deal too much of  that sort of thing in the  past and  it i.s time to atop it.  The secretary then read a letter  from Mr. George Gibson enclosing a  largely signed ' petition objecting to  the removal of Dr. Chipperfield ,from  the medical staff of the hospital and  after'Some discussion the following  resolution   was unanimously carried :  r.. '  "That the petitions received , with  regard to replacing,Dr., Chipperfield  on the hospital staff be filed, and that  the petitioners be'notified through  Mr. Gibson that the ' Board do not  consider that tlie services of four  doctors (are required or that the  finances'of the hospital can stand the  expense of four,,'doctors, and that a  third doctor, resident at Arrowhead,  litis been appointed, Dr. Chipperfield  having refused, to accept that appointment when offered to him by the'  Board. And, Mint if at any time the  petitioners have , any,' complaint  against the present'stall' the Hoard  will be ready ti listen to any complaint that may be presented through  their proper representatives , on this  'Board, and that in future no petition  will be received -unless presented  through the proper representatives'' of  the petitioners on tlie'Bonrd."  Prompt  Deciiiloii.  The secret ot getting through work is  method. Order, it has, been .said, is  Cod's lirst law. Let it be yours. 'Do not  let your work accuimil.ite 'upon your  hands It is not work'that kills, but  arrears of work. Work put oil is work  put on with heavy interest. "HulIicK'iii  unto the day is the evil thereof." . It  becomes intolerable if it be laid upon  tomorrow.   ' ,  If I may recommend you three rules  for saving time and ' economizing  strength they shall be these: Answer  letters, keep appointments, make up  your minds, in the all'airs of tins life  a prompt decision is often more important than a right decision. One man  makes up his mind and acts, it may be,  wrongly, but if so he'finds out Lis mistake, corrects and retrieves''1 it before  another'mini has acted at all. It'is  possible to waste a great amount of  time by thinking, and still more by  talking'over actions., First thoughts  are'sometimes wiser than second ,-iiiil  generally wiser than  third...-       - ���������',  Unique .Vo'Ito  Offering;*;  In many churches of Provence and  Italy, especially those near , the' sea,  paintings placed' on the walls in accordance with vows made by pilgrims  In moments of danger are often remarkable for theirt frames! Among  the curiosities may be enumerated,  laths formed of splinters,from .ships  that hare been wrecked; also frames  made of pieces,of heavy cables, occasionally painted bright hues, but sometimes left in their primitive gray, col-  .or splashed with tar.' Nailed to'the  laths surrounding," a painting representing sailors fighting with fierce savages may be seen African or Polynesian spears and darts ,or swords made  of hard wood, evidently mementos of  terrible struggles. Sailors or landsmen who have made vows during  times of peril at sea and who have no  trophies to display will surround their  paintings with broad bands of wood  heavily in'erusted with 'shells and sea-,  weed, not infrequently of rare and extremely beautiful kinds. . *  Sir Phi 11 ���������> Franc-Ik nt CnnU.  Francis, the Sir Philip Francis wlioin  many .ingenious critics have, in deli  aneu of probability, Insisted on' identifying with the author of the letter.*) of  Junius, was' tin inveterate gambler.  Cards dominated over the whole Anglp-  Intlian fsociety of'\Calcutta in those  days,' and many :t crime 'indicted on  the'unhappy natives hud its origin in  the losses at the gaming table'of tlielr  alien rulers. ' '  , When in,India, it was the habit of'  Francis tO( spend every night in",this  amusement, and he found au able coadjutor at the card table in the-wife of  his colleagues,. Lady Anne' Monson,  'who was reckoned "a very superioi  whist player." Good fortune generally  shone on the''plnns of Francis. AAiout  177."> he,was visiietl wilh "nil extraordinary run of luck." so marked indeed  that he hnd "actually won a fortune."  Rumor, which sometimes exaggerates.  .went so fur-as to estimate his gains nt  30 lacs of rupees.  Otranare   Provision   of   Ganrdlnnalilp.  The following is a ��������� literal transcript  of the second clause of a will filed and  probated in a Wisconsin county a few  years since: ,"1, hereby commit the  guardianship of all my children until  they shall respectively,attain the age  of twenty-one years unto'"' my said  jivlfe during her life and from and after her decease unto my much esteemed friend,  ; his 'executora and assigns."            ' u   ' ' '    '  Agreed, i  "I'd hate to feel,*; she said, "that I  was the wife of a man who had  bought me simply for my beauty."  "Yes," her friend replied. "I don't  blame you. Being married to a blind  man would be awfully disagreeable,,I  should think." '���������'   ���������  ,     '  Brnln and'Brnvrn. r  Do you gain youi living byyour intellect? Then doriiot allow your arms  and legs 'to grow stiff. ��������� Do 'you earn  your bread by'your pickax'',. Do not  forget lo cultivate your mind and ,to  enlarge your thought '        '  ,   ' Clnicer. ' r  . If every man would put as much ginger into his work ns a pig'puts into  motion when it scratches its back  against a��������� board fence, there would be  fewer   failures   in   this ' world.  Kootenay Lodjce No. 15A. F, & A.M.  ���������_i������     ^f������^. The regular   meet  ings are held in tho  Miu-onlo Temple,  jddPellows Hull, on  the third Mondayln ,  each month at 8  p.m. Visiting brethren cordially welcomed,   x .  C. A. PROCUNIER, Sechetjihy.  SELKIRK LODGE, NO  12,1. O. O. F.      ,  MeotK every Tuesday  evening in Selkirk  Hall at- 8 o'clock.  Vibitinp brethren cordially invited to nt-'  tend. .        ,  J. MATHIE.'Seo  W. W. FOSTER, N.G.  Hod fis*,e Dug! co meets hucontl nnd fourth  Tue-dii---, of each monlli; White Ho-u Degree  inec-t*-'1 liird Tuesday of each (iiiiirtcr. in Odd  fellows rrull,   Visiting brethren welcome. , '  ���������   IL COOICE. ,     '   T. HART,  , President. ,-���������>       Secretary.  'Owing to the clearness of the air conversation in the arctic regions can be  carried on bv persons two miles uumtP  Action, ot   the   Earth   tip oil (Bodies.  Years ago, when the bodies were removed from the Cimotiere des Innocents at Paris, the ' common pits in  winch great numbers of the bodies had  been interred together were found,to  contain musses of a grayish white  soupy substance. The matter was not  very well understood at that time, but  it is now known that the remains of  the dead are under certain conditions  transformed into such a material, either wholly or in part, wliich has been  named "adipocere." It is a true am*  monlacal soap, being a combination of  fatty acids with ammonia.  Bodies that are exposed to the action  of water percolating through the soil  are most apt to undergo this species of  transformation. Inasmuch as adlpo-  cera is not perishable under ordinary  circumstances, corpses thus changed  very often retain their form Indefinitely. Now and then they are dug up, and  ignorant writers in newspapers refer  to them as wonderful instances of  "petrifaction."  . He  Wouldn't   .111ms   I'mycr.        .  When Professor'Tucker'wits "Tutor]'  Tucker nt Howdoin college the bell  rang for prayers at the chapel, a.s now,  very early m tlie morning, antl it was  imperative upon tutor*'and pupils to  respond. 'As a tutor Mr. Tucker was  very popular, although very strict, and  he was -always prompt to take. Ins  place at the head of his, class at the  early morning devotions.,    *        '  One morning, however, he found his  clothing gone aud Iii.-* door nailed while  the bull was ringing. Finding a hatchet he'hoon split.the door down, antl at  the last stroke of the bell appeared,  clutlu'dju h.s hhirt anil a pair of overalls. Iiarel'iioli'd. bin with'a smile* of  scrt'iiily on Ins expressive countenance."  He look Ills i-tistumao place..'iiiiil neither then nor afterward weie words of  complaint heard from' hum ~v "  < ��������� Rode to a Sure Death.  ' Jacques de Chaslol, bishop of Sols-  sons, had accompanied, Louis IX. (St.  'Louis) on the African crusade and,  finding that nothing had been accomplished and that thc army was about  to return In disgrace to France, refused to go/ took leave of his friends  partook of the sacrament, mounted his  horse fully-equipped for battle .and,'in  Bight of the whole army, charged alone  into the Saracen camp, where he was  nt once cut to pieces.   .  QELK'HIK LODGE No. 12, I'.O.b.P." '  o  ;  All Oddfellows belonging to Selkirk  Lodge   are   requested   to   attend   on '  Tuesday next,  March 21st. - Business,  of importance. < . *  GIQ, , ��������� ,- JOS. MATHIE, Sec.  ^ -    ���������>���������    "  D. (VPCARTHY  Builder and Contractor  HEVELSTOKE, B; C. '   <  Plans and   estimates furnished nn all  kinds of.work. 13Jm2i  A Dlncord. . '  He���������Ha! Absurd things those "Bat-  tledore Ballads." Uli! What? ,- She���������  I'm sorry you think so���������my Ulster wrote  them! He���������Iir��������� of course.'I don't mean  the words���������they're rippin'. 1 mean the  music���������poor^ stuil��������� spoils words���������coin-  poser ought to be kicked���������who wrote"  It? She���������I did! (Awkward silence.)���������  Punch.  J., samsqn :   ;  Painter, Papcphanger, Signwite  /KALSOMINING   DONE.'  'Orders receive prompt attention.'  Second street,       -      REVELSTOKE  l   Qnf^r  C.->-loiM**ic^Crim������.  I.eici.in    jt-ms... * kiwi.vu   to   botanists  .is (  .'.!��������� >.i; f.^en ' s. '. .icnniirhiis    and  li  i-  itiiKiuiwn  oi'tsi'Ie of Cevlun,  ilii  Clfy  of  Coiitriullctlunn.  Lassa is a city ot inagiiilu-eut buildings. ������ here the.streets .ire never repaired mill, except for a sliiiht cleaning'  in .li'iiuary anil .March of the 'i ibetan  c.-.lt'liilar. are dreadfully dirty. 13 very-  wh"iv people are laden with rich ornn-  iiii'.its. but unwashed as Caverley's organ grinder. A vast Buddhist temple  stands in the center of the city, antl it  is encircled by a street lined with  shops and roadside venders. Both men  and women are enthusiastic trailers,  and (specially striking is tlie siijht of  Buddhist pnes-ts selling divers merchandise at roadside stalls, with the  sleeves of their clerical robes rolled  nigh up their arms. <  Slater's  Queer  Actions.  Little Johnny���������I guess sister doesn't  care, niiich tor Hint young mail that's  after her now. .Mother���������: should hope  not. Little .Johnny���������Of , course she  doesirt.0'cause she-burns every one" of  his letters just as'soon'as she reads  'em. '      .<  When You Want  'Night or clay, " ���������.  Ring up Tel. No. 27'  Stand at Union Hotsl  Nothliin  Serlona.',  ' The Heiress���������And -I'\������ been introduced to'qmte a number of the .European nobility. Her Friend���������Thinkin--;  of marrying any of them? The Heiress���������Oh. no. I don't Intend to buy a title.    I'm merely shopping.  When you bury animosity'do not set  up a headstone over its grave.���������Dickon -  air! then- only m the Kandian district is in several re.-pwt*. a most re-  ui.-ii-k.ible wgctiihlu production. It  grows io a height of six or se\en feet  and Ji.is the' u-uiiderftil property of  spoilt.-incoiis iL'tiition. On the slopes  of .MiiiniT AmlHilawe during tiip wet  season the grand ~per',-tr-|.. of these  .spontaneous- c.inlhim.iti.ms is fivjui'iit-  !y seen. ,\t first a siiiirie i-nrl of smoke  or lu-lght lo.-igni- of Il.inic will h.������ noticed. Soon, how I'ver. a*, the water ruri  down the stalks anil  mingles with the  The   British   Empire.  The British empire occupies about  one-filth of the surface of'the habitable globe and consists of the United  Kingdom, with its attendant islands,  and about forty-three dependencies under separate and independent governments varying in size from Canada,  which is thirty times the size of the  United Kingdom, to Gibraltar, tbe area  of which Ms two square miles. Thus  the area of the British empire Is nlne-  ty-oight times that of the United Kingdom, while the area of the self governing colonies alone is nearly sixty times  as large as that of the mother country.  ���������Lord Thriller in Nineteenth Century.  A   Hit   of   Holmei'   Wit.  Dr. Oliver W.endell Holmes, the poet  j nnd wirt. wrote to a committee decliti-  i Ing to accept'an Invitation to deliver  i a  lecture.    "I  am   far  from   being In  Ills  Sinruatnre.  Paying Toller���������What Is your name,  anyway? l Indignant Presenter of  Cheek���������Don't you see my signature?  Paying Teller���������Yea; that's what aroused, my curiosity.  Sonp  Trees."  ' Soap trees are cultivated on a large  rT.������ '!!B������,sorIn- Each tree' bearS from  o0 to 220 pounds of fruit the size of  (j horse chestnut, which yields a. soao  free from alkalln������jaMlltio������.  Hott, IndeedT  Aunt Hattie���������Vou shouldn't clean  your nails in company.,Tommy, rom-  my���������Huh! If nobody sees mo 'clean  'em. how is anybody to know they are  e\er cleaned?���������Boston Transcript.    ,  J. M. McCallum:  i   ������������������ t  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B. Paget, Prop.  Prompt, delivery (if parcels, Imggnge,  etc., to any part of the City.  . Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken.  TELEPHONE NO. 7.  THE   REVELSTOKE HOSPITAL  SOCIETY.  oil and iiejiii .-.iiit,ii:i'-d  in i   .��������� pilh of  this ,-nilotis h.-rl. I.-i.e li,.-, 1,.11-si mw    K������������"  l-'O-sical licallh."  wrote the doc-  ���������ie-.v here, rhf-r.- .ml ev.-rv pi...-. .,0on ! tor' "''"1 f ",n -S!l,i-s(io'l that if I wore  eox.-rinsr   the   ������ liol-   iiio'iint.un   in   a ' ������'r,,rP'- " ������"y dollar bill after my lec-  sheet   of   ll.ime      TJi.*   bol.,i(,sls   and ' tupi ' Kho,,,tl not ,lave strength enough  chemists   h.ue   not   as   yr   .'\pl.'iliied '  lo r'-fl,s<r lt;'"  wlij    tin*    p.ir.l(l'iMc:>l    gi:is<,   i^iiiie* , "  i .   ,, ... fro vok Iiiit  IllDnd������*r.  when w.-Her falls npnij it-sf.ii!,, I     _,. , ������������������n������fr.   I     They were rehearsing their parts In  ; nn amateur drama.    "Oh,  I  beg your  J pardon," said  Herbert,  looking ut the  \iimk again. "I kissed you at the wrong  {Ware."  "Isn't    tlmt    too    hud!"    exclaimed  Amelia.    ".Vow we'll have to do it all  | over again!"  Verr  Hfird.  . "Of course a horseshoe always means  luck." ,  "Oh. yes. and'if the horse passes It  up lo you behind your back it means  hard luck."���������Exchange.  1       IlnnnKiimeiit  of the  Spoon.  Use the spoon only to stir tea or cof-  foe; never use it to sip or drink with.  As soon as the liquid is stirred place  the spoon in the saucer and leave It  there during the remainder ol the meal.  If a second cup is desired, pass the  cup with the spoon In the saucer, not  In thc cup. Do not drink from the cup  with the spoon In it.  Jas. I. Woodrow,  BUTCHER.  Retail Dealer Iitv,^qqz-^^-  * BEEF,   PORK,  , MUTTON, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season.  All orclors promptlyvflllod.  nhVbLulUKt,   D.   C.   auditing btrcSts  There was an unusually lart;e attendance at the regular monthly  meeting of the Hoard oi Director.-! of  the .Hospital Society hold in the  Council cliamber on the evening of  the 13th March.  Thf   s-.rrlMK    lli.ll.i.l.  Thf S\rlan  l.till.iil   iiii^liiuii:ali>*  hna  tne   lowliest   un. i.  -if  all   i.kIi   i p-i-  lures .in l (h.. -..nl ;>.������r soi,g !������������������it li'MT'l. i  Sli..il,". enwris ii-i i_mi_: tl-ft .In*.| in -till j  -dn-ltw t.'.r- b.'nl r!ii"  '-rigs ilir'cluig"  Tln-iv   N   .1    leu'i-iid   that    'hi'   buil/tll J  sit  in   llic olive tree  In  the giid.-ri  of I  .losopli .,f .\niiiarh<-.t and Un- m.'lit !.<- !  fore    Hie    r'-snri'-. tion     ihrnign     :h������ |  <l.tr|-!i.-*;s   pomed   our   her   soul   In   -io.-- I  row ,ng  fil.n'nr  abow-   'lie   sill)   -tfi-eper j  in  tl.e  lomli  whelm,   was  never  loan  laid.    Wl.en  Hit-  fiist  r-'.-isfi-r .morning  broke owr  the  r.islein   lulls  lhe  egg*  In  the nest of the brooding bin! -<piir-  kled wilh gold, blue, orange arid i unison,  and  so  we eolot   pgi's  nt   K.isler  for a memorial of the lone singer WJio  sang by*the holy sepulcher.'���������"Tin* City  of the .King," by Mrs. Lew Wallace.  Touch f.  She���������Is It n-ally (rue that thc blind  ran determine color by the sense of  touch? He-Certainly. I once knew  it blind mini who was able to |e|| ������������������. red-  hot -novo by merely pulling his linger  on it.  Tlie   I'll I in   Room.  "Why do they call It the palm room?"  risked the bride us they entered the  hotel dining room. "The palms are  very few and only varnished ones."  "The waiters, the waiters, my clear.  They all have palms, and they must be  silvered    by   the   guests."  f   We arc rcccivhig'Wookly Shipments of  Choice DAIRY Butter  in Small Tubs  Ju.*,t Uie thing for Family Use.      ������  Ainlilicontis.  Mri. .Tiistwed- My dear, when we  were engaged J alwayM slept with your  lust letter under my pillow., ���������JriHlwcd���������  And r, too,darling, often went to sleep  over your letters.  Yourself.  TIip real ojiporl unity for self Improvement Ih not in tlie city or In the  connIry or anywhere oulsldc of you;  it Is in yourself. The Initial impulse,  or motive to do or to'he, must come  from within or nowhere.  Tlie  Rni-Kiiln   La dr.  Clerk.���������-What kind of a traveling bajf  rnn I show you, madam? Mrs. Runabout���������Well, I want to get n real  leather fifteen dollar bag; for about  SI.99 or something like that  Our Stock of Fresh Fruits is complete  in every line.   Call and  examine.  Prices and quality to suit all.  BakersiConfectioners  To Trappers  Raw Furs Bought  Cash Prices Paid  F.   B.   WELLS,  Exporter of Furs.  ������������ THE KOOTENAY MAIL  BOVRIL a fooc  daily   strength.  nothing to equal it for, the  convalescent. . Ir builds -up the  system, being'.nothing but pure  nourishment. In' acute sickncss,'  fevers and the like, the physician finds, it better  than mere stimulants, which simply brace up the  flagging 'energies for' the passing hour,,,whereas  BOVRIL strengthens, invigorates and stimulates  wlrh the minimum of reaction.  " Boyril is Liquid Life.'  arouiid the building, and a .handsome  display of carnations on 'table and  piano lent a charm fully appreciated  by all. An excellent 'programme,of  music, reading and, recitations with  games ' suitable"'*^-"to the .occasion  afforded amplejentertainment for the  evening. Refreshments were served  about 10.30 the company dispersing  at 11 o'clock well pleased with the  evening's enjoyment provided by the  young ladies of St. Andrews church.  f , nxro natxxjxs :osr otrxts i  IMPROVED BUTTE  Business Locals.  .' '-"-Your'credit 'is  good( at' Howson's  large Furniture Store.   ��������� t ��������� '-  , Beef, Iron & \Vhie .$1.00 a bottle;at  ihe Canada Drug '& Book Co.  ii      .       .    ,   '  ' " IRead C. B'." Hume &. Co's advt., oil  lront page of this issue.       <'    ���������>    ,~  The Lawrence Hardware  Co., Ltd.,  .have imported a carload of paints.  ",'  3". A. Buckhiini   has sold   his   ding  .store nt'Rcvels'toke to Mr. "Beattic, of  if. j  " iCranbrook.   - -���������  ' 15. Adair has aheady received oiders  for 25 of his patent stump burners for  '.."Salmon Arm'.  ��������� The Rathbone Sisters will give a  ball on Easter Monday in the' Selkirk  Mall. -   y , * '   ,  'Take your wheel for,repair to W. A.  'Smythe. Full stock of fittings'for 'all  wheels.      , < '     ' ,  Don't wait for that old ' lamp to explode. - Get a NEW OXE from W. M.  jL&WRENCE and save the 'appy 'omo  'The late H.J. Bourne   left his  in-  -ierest in the store business 'to  F.  H.  Bourne who will carry it on.     - - - . ���������  Go-Carts that please ,the, babies���������at  . 3Jowson's Furniture  Store���������large  as-  tsortment. - .        _ \ I  -   ' R. H. Trueman returned to .Revel-  "istoke yesterday and will be in personal  ^charge of liis studio till end of March.  For Souvenirs of the place drop into  -rtjjie Canada Drug Store%   They have" a  ibig selection.        ' t  " Remember that on Easter Monday  , the Rathbone Sisters will give a  ball  ���������an Selkirk Hall.   Particulars later.  Messrs. Thornton   <fc   .Childs   have  \\ -entered into 'partnership  as  painters,  ���������decorators and sign-writers.  Smythe is putting in a silver and  anickel plater in connection with his  JBicycle Repair Shop.   ,  11. Howson &, Co. have an immense  ���������stock of Carpets and Linoleums on  .������he way. l  Big Stock of Saddles, Handle Bars,  -Tedals, Lamps, everything for the  wheel. Dunlop, M. & G., and Single  'Tube Tires.  - The Canada Drug and Book Co have,  .di nice assortment, of new designs in  "Wall Papers, at all prices. Call and  asee the samples.        , ,v*  Now is the time to get your wheels  -fixed.   See  Wilkes about it.   He has"  .All the latest appliances to fix up your  -wheel in first class shape.  Poultry Foods, Stock Foods, Condi-  ���������ition Powders, Colic Remedies. Large  -:Stock just opened at the Canada Drug  .And Book Co.'s, Revelstoke. Call or  write for free book on diseases of cattle,  ihorses, and poultry.  There is a "best" paper in every  ���������.city���������a representative paper, that is  ..admired at home and which creates a  favorable impression abroad. The  -���������"best" paper in Revelstoke is the  .Kootenay Mail.  Moscrop Bros, have leased from the  "Bevelstoke Land Company  thc building at corner of   Connaught   Avenue  iind_First Street, opposite Union Hotel,  .and intend carrying a stock   of hardware, in   addition   to   their   tinning,  i plumbing and   electric   supply   busi-  .ness.  A visitor to Revelstoke called at tho  Mail ollice Saturday to congratulate  us on the excellence of the Kootijn'AY  iVlAii.. He remarked that the line  typographical appearance of the Mail,  its liberal advertising patronage, and  . the high standard of it-i  editorial and  news column's .were doing' much in  other parts of Canada and the States  to attract attention to the city ot  Revelstoke and to,,the'mineral and  lumbering resources of tlie district.'  Clark's Potted Meats;  , Canadian goods���������put up'.by a Can-  ���������idian���������for- Canadians and others���������  first-class in every respect, AV. Clark,  Mfr., Montreal.        _ '   *"  'W. Smythe is agent for the Cleveland, the best wheel in Canada.  Ranil-ler, 2nd grade-Cleveland, $45.00.  ���������Brantford, Red I3ird. and several other  wheels.. Cushion on ,all wheels. The  Rambler fitted with Dunlop Tires.  Ac a meeting of directors of the  Lawrence,llaidware^ Company, - Ltd'.,  on Tuesday, W. M. Lawrence .was  formally appointed managing director  .and T..E'. L. Taylor, sec.-trea.s. -The  company's building is now completed  with the exception of the cornices.  R. R.' Gibbs, of the Enderby Brick  and Tile Co.,'was in'tlie city Wednesday arranging to place his company's  bricks on the local market. The'com-  pany claim- to have the best clay' in  the Okanagaii Valley from which to  make brick." . '  An evtnt of a great* deal of interest  to the ladies was "the exhibition'of  "New York costumes" shown b\y C. B.  Hume & Co., Ltd., on Monday, and  Tuesday of this week.     The ladies all  I ^ -  pronounced them exceedingly handsome and correct as to style. ' C. B.  Hume & Co. show a good deal or"  enterprise in their aggressive methods  of merchandising.  bill J. A.-. Macdonaid,  opposition   said:     "We  THANKS. ..  The relatives of the late H. J.  Bourne beg to tender their heartfelt  thanks to the friends and lodges who  so kindly sent wreaths and in oilier  ways expressed their sympathy with  them in their bereavement.  POLITICAL.  Ottawa 'advices, state the school  clause in- the bill creating' ,the new  provincesiwill be amended to 'leave  the position as it now stands, giving  provinces full control.  '  Referring to railway legislation it  is stated the C. P. R. has the government tied fast, the revised programme  submitted to caucus being all for C.  l\,E.'or for,delay. s  ,  ' Finance Minister ��������� Tatlow said, in  answer to a question, ,C. P. R. lands  in'the Columbia and Western grant  could not be assessed over .-fl an acre  as there was an order 'in council to  that, effect while adjacent lands were  assessed up to $5. ."     '  ��������� Writing., to the Rossland city  council1 about tlie McBride 'School  leader of tli(5  have been  opposing" this bill'vigorously "since  its introduction ��������� and we-shall continue to oppose it, and should it not  be defeated, which I fear it will not be,  I shall endeavor to get such modifications in committee as . may be of  benefit to the .city", of _,Ros8kind_and  and localities. ' One thing"! think "will  be done,'and that is to have the law  amended so -as to, give the city  municipalities the' power of assessing  'a higher rate than two mills for school  purposes."-     o        '< .'  The McBride'government has .been  fighting desperately for the right, to  deal with the Songhees Indian reserve in ' cabinet, .whereas the opposition wanted the bill to' provide  for the land'being dealt with,solely by  tlie legislature. It is understood McBride'proposes to make, a gift to the  C. P. R. or* these valuable lands. -As  usual, the socialist members backed  tip the government policy, 'Davidson  of Slocan, alone'refusing to sacrifice  his'principle of public ownership to  support the government.   -, '.    ,  John Houston,' M." L.  A., thus describes the situation at Victoria: "Thc  latest is that   the   province   is   to be |  divided  benefit of the C. P. R. and the   G.   T.  WELLS,  RICHARDSON &  CO.'S   Gives the'True Golden June Tint.that Guarantees Prize Butter.       ���������     '''.'  The Largest and Best Creameries, and Dairies in the World Use It.  LOOK FOR THE DANDELION TRADE MARK. ,   BEWARE OF SUBSTITUTES AND IMITATIOML  j_X>X.   -O-RTTGI-GrXSarS   -A-MTUO' 33J_r_-X.'x:XX._(. ������  BCCC���������eCCC*EC���������Cg*eC������������������ggg*l^**g���������g^  ITS EASY ENTERTAINING  your friends when you canof=  fer them a cup of refreshing-  It - puts everyone hi '-the  best humor,'and. the minutes  liy quickly. .���������       '   ' '  The Red Label is the most popular blend,  ,       rue < iviaow. In  India.  No Institution of India has been so  exaggerated   as  that  of   the   widow  She really occupies a place, anaiogo-ut  to 'our antique old maid, now so lest  disappearing in the girl bachelor.   The'  aged widow who ha������ remained true tb  her principles is regarded as a holy  being who Luis-withstood*, a thousand  temptations and persecutions and commands the respect of 'a saint from all  persons.   She is the mother of all the  children in the neighborhood, the help-  niati' of all the neighbors.   At*evening  tliey dock  around to hear her repeat  the ancient legends, the stories of Sita  and   Snivtri.i- Draupdia,   or .sing   the'  songs of Mira Ital.' She is in groat demand when cool-in-*' is needed for a sacred feast.   Shu teaches the little ones  their   first   hymns   and   prayers.    She  nurses  the  sit-!-,  comforts  the .'dying.  She believes herself to be bound to her,  liusbiiud  for everlasting-time through  all births and deaths.   The momentary  separation here is but one shade of her.  marriage, an  unknowable mystery oi  destiny. It breaks no tie. <���������  r Helpline a CompoNer of Mimic.  rialovy was 'somewhat of "a pedant  Iri writing music. lie" worked very  slowly rind deliberately and made hundreds of changes' before he-was satisfied. . When ideas .would not come  at his bidding' 'he' employed a very  singular means 'to * help ' his' genius  along. A kettle filled with^water wu  put over a fire, and the monotonous  fringing'of the boiling water acted as  a wonderful stimulant on his imagination'. While composing; hia brother,  Leon Ilalevy, was always, with him,  doctoring the verses of the text and  into   two' preserves   for" the ruddim/antl scratching syllables wher-  I ever it was necessary.   For this reason  . i he was called "text surgeon" among  P..  and   in   return   these   two .great ( his, fr"em-s.    Leon Halevy was by no  corporations are to keep the   McBride   means a prepossessing man. and the  Social & Personal,  1 Dr. Sutherland was called to Vernon  Monday to assist in an' appendicitis  operation.  - The Rathbone Sisters have arranged  to give a ball on Easter Monday in  Selkirk Hall.  . The monthly dance of the Rocky  Mountain Rifles will be held in the  drill hall Tuesday.  The Epworth ' League will hold a  ���������'Ye Olden Time Social" in the parsonage on March the 27th.  Fred Fraser, gold commissioner, returned yesterday from a visit to the  southern portion of his district.  Invitations are out for an "At  HQtne" to be given by Camp 229,  Canadian Woodmen of tho World in  Selkirk Hall on Wednesday evening.  Mrs. Holten gave a most enjoyable  euchre party yesterday afternoon in  honor of Mrs. Temple, who is leaving  for Winnipeg. There were nine tables.  The first prize was won by Mrs. J. M,  Doyle, Miss Grant winning second.  Mrs. Dent won the other first. In the  evening Mrs. Holten entertained a  number of young people at a dance.  The "At Home" of the Willing  Workers on Thursday evening was a  success, A large number of guests  responded to the invitations of the  fair young hostesses and a most enjoyable evening was spent. The  church was conformed to the idea of  a drawing room. The decorations  were tasteful. The cosy corner in  the alcove, with plants arranged nicely  government in power. The C. P. K.  is to be aided with cash bonuses for  building feeders between the international boundary line and the 51st  parallel. All above the 5Jst parallel  is to be Grand Trunk Pacific preserve,  and the the aid for building the railways is to ' be in the shape of land  grants. It is framed up that the McBride party will go to the country on  this as a policy, and that the two  railways will furnish the campaign  fund." ���������  COUNTY  COURT.  Judge Forin held a sitting Wednesday and dealt with the following  cases :  Lcughead v Gode���������Judgment for  Plaintiff for -1.07.50. J. M. Scott for  Pltff., G. S. McCarter for Deft.  Studibaker v Cancelled���������Judgment  for Plaintiff for -fiO.00. G. S. McCarter for Pltft'., J. JL Scott  for Deft.  Wanamaker v Gibson���������Judgment  for Defendant. G. S. McCarter for  Pltff., J. M. Scott for Deft.  Perritt v Drew���������Judgment for Defendant. G. S. McCarter for Pltff.,  F. C. Elliott for Deft.  Fraser v Big Bend Lumber Co.���������  Action for damages settled out of  court. J. M. Scott for Pltff.. G. S.  McCarter for Deft.  poet Heme is responsible for the following description of him: "He looks  as if his brother'had composed him."  "nttrr of the Popular Morel.  '.'We are apt to think," says the New  York Evening rbsry"that the selling ot  "jioor novels by. tlie hundred tliqusiin-1  Is'a modern phenomenon in-the book  trade; but, in fact, it is not entirely,  new. In'one of, the group of Hawthorne's'_ letters he 'say's: 'What is,the  mystery Of these innumerable editions'  of "The Lamplighter" and other books  neither better.nor wor.se'.'��������� worue they  could not betliiiul better they need not  In'1 when tliey m'1Iv by the liundrod  thousand.' 'The i]iiosl]oii Is a little pathetic when .'weAi-cnu-niber that Haw-.  llionic\.a little before thi*. time had  .spoken of hiniM'lf as'the least fead author in America. It,shown, too, ��������� that  the mystery of the popular novel was  as great then as it'is today., rOne could  uiider.sland why a thrilling tale .of  cheaply concocted ������ adventure might  captivate the multitude,' but'the curious point is that some of the high sellers are simply dull and respectable.  These things, too, lie on the knees*of  ������������������the gods."      *    ��������� '  , - i  "   A  Stitch   In   the   Side.  A "stitch in the side" is the popular  and expressive-term for a sharp stab  felt In the side, an acute .spasm, pro-  diicing'pain. like the thrust of a needle,  which i.s felt especially in the inter-,  costal", muscles.' Probably* its'simplest  form i.s due.to mus'culai- crump connected with respii'iitioiiSiud *.frei|tiently  .brought on by violent exercise after,.a  full meal,, in w.'.ich.there is a _greater,  accumulationiof carbonic acid than can  be readily assimilated or carried off.  Such slight stitch is often removed by  stooping; hence the" old time' popular  remedy, was to make the sign of the  cross upon the foot.'.  Such a stitch is also associated with  pleurisy, and then it is caused by a'  stretching of the not uncommon ad  hesions between lwo pleuritic surfaces  At other tunes the source is neuralgia.  In any case to persist iu muscular exertion ^when tlie stitch is severe is to  take a great risk.  \  Halcyon Hot Springjr  . .  - '^Tanttariiimr   ._v  Blundera by Naveliata.  Novelists, even of eminence, ara  prone to make'blunders.. Sir Walter  Bc-ant, in "For Faith and Freedom,"  wrote after the Eykins had settled in  rrovulence, "Barnaby soon grew tired  of this quiet life and went on bonrd a  steamer bound for England, promising  that we should'hear from him." This  was iri 1GS6 or 1GS7, and the first  steamer from America to this country  did not reach Liverpool till July, 1819.  Wilkie Collins also made numerous  amazing blunders. In "The Duel In  Heme Wood" he makes the story open  ���������with the receipt of a telegram, and th������  period is 1817, when twenty years had  to elapse before the first telegraphic  wire was laid. Three of the characters  also talk of "taking the express train  to London" in defiance of the fact that  the first railway to London was not  opened till 1S3S.  Rheumatic Pains Quickly  Relieved.  The excruciating pains characteristic of rheumatism and sciatica are  quickly relieved by applying Chamberlain's Pain Balm. The great pain  relieving power of the liniment has  been the surprise and delight of thousands of sufferers. The quick relief  from pain which it affords is alone  worth many times its cost. For sale  by all druggists.  Subscribe forthe Mail and get  all the news.  Iltlian'i Mlfiltap.  This is an entry from the journal of  the surgeon of the British warship  Theseus (the dates are from July and  August, 1797): "July 21 and 25-Ad-  miral Nelson. Compound fracture of  the right arm by a musket ball passing  through a little above the elbow, au artery divided, tho arm was immediately  amputated and the following given  him: It Opi gr ij. ft. Til. statim. s., etc.  26 July���������Bested pretty well and quite  easy. Tea, soup and sago. Lemonade  and Tamarind Drink. 31 July���������One of  the ligatures came away; looks well.  1 August���������Continued gettiug well very  fast, stump looked well, no bad symptoms, sore reduced to the size of a  shilling."  Smnirarlar'a  Boole.  One of the devices of tho smuggler  Is to bring in rings, watches and other  compact articles of value concealed in  books. A thick, innocent looking volume is selected for the purpose, and a  hole is hollowed out in tho center  large enough to receive the smuggled  goods. The book is then closed and  tied up. Its weight offers uo clow to  tho presence of the valuables, even if  the inspector should take it in his  hand, and a book is of course likely  to pass muster even with the most  careful customs agents.  Credit   With   Pniml-rokera.  Thatnien can and do establish a line  of credit with pawnbrokers is a proposition beyond belief to. the man who  has been offered only !f2tl on a watch  that cost %">. The fact remains, however, that all pawnbrokers have" favored patrons on their books who can  always get thc amount of money they  want upon almost any old thing that  takes the shape of jewelry or other  "hoeknble" personal' property. A local sport tried to raise i".")0 on his split  second stop, watch the oilier day' and  was offered $30 less than the value of  lhe case melted. A "friend who has  an established credit took the same  watch to the same pawnbroker and  not .f7."j on It without a question being asked. It was the man, not the  watch, that made the loan possible.^  SrUliiur   Her   Itlffht.  Noah Webster, the learned compiler  of the well known dictionary, was an  unconventional man who loved his unconventional friends, but his wife was  a stickler for propriety. Oiicc, says lhe  Idler, the good lady left home on what  was supposed to be a prolonged visit,  hul some Interference caused her to return unexpectedly, and she louiid her  husband in his shirt sleeves, holding  larnival over slrong waters in company with a number of friends also in  shirt sleeves. The shocked lady gazed  at this (lisioptitablc gathering for a moment in silence. Then she said, "Well,  I am sin prised!" "No. my dear." said  lhe lexicographer mildly, "I am surprised.    Vou are astonished."  TRY OUR  SMOKED  SHOULDERS  10c PER LB.  KNIGHT & CO.  VERNON, B.C.  Unit.  Izaiik Walton i.s the patron snlnt of  nil good fishermen. Here Is his advice  as to bait: "Let your bait be as big a  red worm as you can find, without a  knot. Get a pint or a quart of them in  an evening In garden walks or chalky  commons after a shower of rain, and  put them wilh clean moss well washed  and picked and the water squeezed out  of the moss as dry as you cau into an  mrthen pot or pipkin set dry, and  change the moss fresh overy throe or  four days for three weeks or a month  together. Then your bait will be at  the best, for it will be clear and lively."  GOOD GOODS  MAKE GOOD  BUSINESS  We Have Good Goods in all  Branches.  Printint'S and  Wrappings  iu roll and  flat  Dpuk Papers  Confectioners, Grocers and  Millinery  Bags  Ollice   Stationery   Papers,   ruled and  plain  Loose Leaf Account System Papers  Loose Leaf Ledger Ruled Papers  Envelopes in all sizes  Fancy Cards, Programmes, Menus  Cover Papers, Invitation Papers  Wedding Stationery, with printing in  Silver or Gold  Memorial Cards  Ladies and Genls Visiting Cards print*  ed in latest slyl?s  Business Cauls in great variety.  The Kootenay Mail  ..   Publishing Co. Ltd.  Printers and Manufacturing Stationers  REVELSTOKE, B. C,  ' 'i    ������'  Tenders for,a License to Cut Timber "  on Dominion Lands in the Pro- ' -  vinceof British Columbia.  QKA.LKDTENDKRS iiildro^Cd to the Timber-  ij 'antl Mlnu-i Jiranch/ Department of the  Interior, and marked on the envelope "Tender  for Timber Berth No. '18,'.' will be"received uL  this Department until noon on Wednesday, the  12th day oC Apiil, rflO.l, for a license to cut timber on Berth HX, Minnie in the Province or  British Columbia, compri-riiiR the southwest  quarter ot Section 4* Township 20,'Range H.  and the west half of the northeast quarter of  Section 32, Township 19. Range II, wc-,1 of thu  (ith Meridian, containing an .ire.t of ,3S of ,-u  square mile, more or le<s.  The rcKiilatinus under which a liceine will bo  issued;also printed.'forms.of tender  and en    '  velopc, may be obtained at thit Department or  at the ollice of the 9Crown Timber Agent at  New Westminster,    i     ,v -.  Each tender must be accompanied by an accepted cheque on a chartered bank in favour  of the  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior,  for thc amount of thc bonus which'the .applicant is prepared to pay for a license. till will be  necessary  for  tlie per-on  whoto  tender i������ accepted to obtain   a  permit  within ���������  sixty days from the 12th  April.  190.5,  and to  pay twenty per cent of the dues on the timber,  to be cut under  s-uch   permit,  otherwise .-the  berth will be cancelled.  No tender by telegraph will he entertained.  If the berth   is , not operated continuously  rental at license r.ltes ������ill be charged.  * -   PKItLKY.C. KEYES,      ; .  , ��������� Secretary,  Department of the Interior,  , Ottawa. February 23t.li, I Din.        ' 1)99  THE MEDICAL WATERS of  HalT  cyon are the most curative in'the   ,  world.    A perfect,.natural remedy  for  all   Nervous   and   Muscular   diseases.  Liver, Kidney.and  Stomach  ailments.-"  and  Metallic Poisoning.   A sure cure,  for   "That  Tired   Feeling."     Special  rates on   all   boats   and  tivuns.   Two  mails   arrive and  depait every   day.  Telegra  h    communication    with   all  parts of the   world.   An   experienced  massanger.  Halcyon Hot Springs-  Arroiat Lake. 2������. C.  (.  ���������**",'-' thekoC-tenXy mail  THE STAGE.  '    /HAROLD NELSON.  Tlio Harold   Nelson   company   ap-  , i>eared .it   tlie ,0| era   house Tuesday  night   ill   ''l'lLiil'Kauvar." ' and   were  tation of Paul Kauvar left nothing to  ho desired, but perhaps the, most  striking fcatuie of the company's performance was the .great' improvement  iii the acting of, Miss- Scott,' who, as  Diane de Beaumont carried through  splendidly a tlillicult part.     The ever  received by a crowded house. ��������� The  .Harold Nelson company has come to  t������c   a   irreat   favorite   with the   pluv-  comic W. Yule, created great ' amusement as Bodolphe Potin. and as  the Villain of.the piece, ,3Iiir,|uis   J)c  MISS GEORGIA  FRAyCJS, 'PLATT-FAXXI.VGtU _  I "nice  going   puli'ic.   and, Tuesday   night'.-.   Vans. CiU.oh  perfoi ituinue     proved    an     immense . -yell his part  succcs*.     Harald   Nelson's reDresen-,     The scenery  L.llur  played  PLATT-FANNING COMPANY.  Tliii- company appeared Wednesday  in'"The Stowaway,", antl their, first  Appearance here created, a decidedly  favorable impression. The ladies were  particularly good, MissGorgia Francis  as Miss Dale, and Miss Champion as  Mrs. Ktherington, giving excellent  presentations,,while Miss .Chandler as  "Chucky," proved ,a decided favorite.  The other principal parts of the performance were taken by V. Fanning  us Tom Iiigiiss, Russel Rcid, as Chas.  Etlicrriigton, the villain of the piece  and a clever presentation, and Sydney  riat't as Dickey Dials. The scenery  was complete and superior.  ' "On Thursday the company appeared  in "Tennessee's Pardner," a tale of  tlie.Ciilifornia rush/which was a most  taiicccBsful'performance. -   , ,  - For their concluding performance  of their present' engagement ��������� the  popular.. Platt-Fanning Co. will tonight present thc beautiful English  problem play, ''Shall ' We Forgive  Jlcr?" Tl-.is play is considered the  best of all their long repertoire or  dramas and was lirst produced in,the  United States 'by Marie Wainwright  a'few seasons ago and wa's pronounced  the greatest., of all modern problem  play's. .->''''  ;Thc story deals with the forgiveness,'  through,the,husband's great love for  his wife,' tlie fault she committed  unintentionally in her girlhood' days.  'The' play opens in" the bush . of  Australia and the 'filial denouement  and forgiveness*' occur -in England'.  The play abounds m comedy nnd  humorous situations.and is by far the  most popular play ever" presented on  this side of the line.  Mr. Fanning will be seen at his best  in the role of Parson "Elsworth, 'Mr.  Piatt aiid Mr. Reid also ably portraying their priucipal parts. Miss Molise  Campion has lier most congenial part,  ably winning the sympathies of the  audience.  On the whole this.performance- will  be the best that ''Messrs. Piatt and  Fanning have given here.'  A SPLENDID PORTRAYAL  Harold .Nelson, Returning���������Will  <  Play -Richelieu."  -."Harold Kelson's convincing presentation of thc wily Cardinal .Richelieu reveals llic-s-tudent actor, at liis  very best, ''it is a porrrayal which,  gauged by'any ciitical standard or  artistic comparison, is entitled to respectful consideration. Jn fact Harold  Nelson's characlcriyation of Richelieu  sliou'd make h.m an eligible candidate  for metropolitan distinction." This is  what a wri'.er in The Winnipeg Free  Press said cone rning the Richelieu  production which Mr. Nel.-on is to give  us on Thursday and Fiiday.  Our theatre patrons are promised on  this occasion a performance of exceptional ,merit. The play, as all the  woikl knows, tells a .story of thrilling  interest. The company engaged is  worthy of the talented star, and the  enterprising manager promises a production which in respect to costuming  and scenery  will  be  n ost elaborate.  It deserves to have liberal patronage  and in this community, so appreciative or" meritorious performances, will  surely be given a large audience.  Rheumatic Pains  Quickly  Relieved.  The excruciating pains eharacteiid-  tic  of  rheum"tisrn  antl   sciatica  are  quickly relieved by  applying Chamberlain's Pain Balm,     The great pain  j relieving power  of the   liniment  has  ; been the surpri.-c and delight of thous-  ' and? of -"iitl'orer.**.     The   i|uick   relief  'from pain which   it  afVoitl*-    is   alone  i worth many time.*. iU o.j-t.      For sale  i by all druggi-.t-i.  Bead C. B. Hume  >t  tlii- i������������������t.*-  (.V.-) advt. on  ; front P-"-Ke oi  ! Take y.jti'r wheel in- icpaii to \V. A.  '.-mythf! Full -tMk of fitting-1 for all  ' v, hri-1-  ])..ti't i i',t f'.r tint old Limp lui-v-  ���������... .di. *. :i NKW ONI. fiuin W. M.  . f UVBKM'L ai'd *,".c the 'appy 'onic  Ml  .SVDNKY  I'LA'  I'LATT-FAXMXG  CO.  FREE FOR  ROYAL GROWN SOAP  WRAPPERS,  Mail ti.-i IS iloy.ii Crown .Soap  Wr^pp'-r-i, arid v.o will -ie/id  free your choir. (,f r,wjr 100  prctuies, or foi -2." '.wupp-'i-r  your choice of i.ver 200 hooki.  Premium li-it-icnt mi application.  The Royal Soap Co.,  Vancouver, B. C, Limited  Draff Store  L1k1i<h.  Apothecaries were once in the habit  of usIiib a red light as a sign of their'  trade. It so happened one night that a  druggist found himself without the  necessary red light, so as a substitute  he,placed a bottle of red liquid in the  window, with ri candle behind it. Ho,  waa so i well pleased fwith the effect  that he placed another bottle of red  liquid in another window.   . ��������� ''  '  ' This sign made such a brave 'showing that an envious rival cast about  for mennrr of improving the sign. Ho  hit upon the scheme of placing a bot-'  tie of yellow liquid by the, side of the  red one and then surpassed his previous efforts and carried all before lilm  by placing a green, bottle by the side  of the yellow one. Tlie thrco made a;  sfrin which caught the approval of tha  town, and all the druggists quickly foi-,  lowed in the footsteps of their mora  original rivals. ' '    ,'  , The bottles were later Replaced by  the handsome colored, vases which ar������  now such a familiar, sign all. over th������  world.    ,,  ' * ;���������;���������   ' .  Too  I.onir For IIU Bunk.  During,the American-civil war there,  was an assistant surgeon in the navy"  six   feet  four  inches "high,  who  was  serving on board the,Penobscot, which  was only five feet'eight Inches between  docks.    The doctor's bunk was' scant  ' six feet in length, so that he was uncomfortable even  in' lying down.    In  bad weather, on  the blockade, when  the spray was'brealtlng over tlie ship  the doctor was deprived even of the  comfort of uncoiling on deck.  '.After  ,considering tho matter thoroughly, and  remembering that long lettors to th������  department were not always read and  not  always   considered,  he. wrote] as  follows:  ,        ......     r .i  Hon.   Gideon   VItlio,  'Secretary   of   tht  Navy:  Sir���������Length of surjjeon, 6 feet i; height  of wardroom, 5 feet 8.   Respectfully,  ,  i  ,    . .   E.'C. VKR MULEN,  i , 'Assistant Surgeon.  The department promptly dispatched  him "until.such time as more suitable  ship 'could be found for his" assignment." . ��������� *  A  Stickler  For  KtrquoUr.       ���������   ,  , Dr. Thompson, master of Trinity college, Cambridge,' was an exceedingly  cold nnd austeie man, .never tnkinx  iniicli notice of the iiirdcrgraduatc.s under his care. On one occasion a Trinity man happened to be out i walklnj-  .and was caiiirht in a .storm. He ran  across a field and took shelter beneath  a large tree.' When he arrived there,  he . found, to his'- horror/that Dr.  Thompson was beneath it, seeking protection from the rain. 'Foi- some'time  both stood silent, watching tlie clouds,  till nt last the undergraduate,,growing  desperate,' ventured to remark lhat he  thought it was clearing'up a'little.  "Sir," said the. doctor haughtily, frowning upon the wretched youth, "all communications to the master of Trinity  must be made through *'>e tutors."-  What Do These Figures Mean?  (    TYPEWRITERS ARE SOLD AS FOLLOWS :  ' ',  ' '   UN TIKI) STATUS   CANADA  '-..''-'���������   '*���������   /,.- *$ 97-SO  Remington No.,6,     '-, , ''-  Smith 'Premier' No.''4  -Hammond'No. 2 -  ;  New CeiHuiyOJigraph 'No.  Underwood No.'V  !PlY.VER No. '3        -     ;-  '9?-.5??  100.00'  100. CO  . 97-50  97oO  $122.50  122.50  i 25.00  "2 7-50,  ,  125.00  '   97-5������  This: Saving of $25 is effefbted,  because the Oliver is manu:  factufed in Can^aUa.    -  The Oliver  is an expression of the modern  demand for a typewriter that  will meet the most strenuous  business conditions:;   ^  1  1  Tlie  Hoaitltnlile  Yiiruk.*  ' Among the qualities possessed by thu  ' Yunik 'hospitality is no doubt prominent. Deprived by the very influence  of his adventurous lire of all lhe tierce  instincts which characterize the Turcomans, ieHtrictcd.beeuii.se of his occupations to the woods, the plains or the  mountains: constantly exposed to the  inclemency of the seasons, to dangers j  nnd .enemies of all kinds, the Yuruk j  has conceived a generous and noblo  idea ol' hospitality, and he practices it  with disinterestedness and pleasure.  His tent, whether in liis presence or  absence, is always opened to the traveler, and food and drink in abundance  are given him. The'tents of the ,.1'u-.  ruks are square and made of a sort "of  black woolen cloth.  , IT I.S USKD 13V:-     ., ' ^     ' ' *  Canadia.1'1 Pacific Railway Company  Grand T runic Railway System    -      " -   ,     -  The Masscy Harris Company  ���������The Carnegie Steel.Company  The Westing house Industries  The McGill University, Science Department  The Montreal Witness -    ,    -  .-and many others .  over 50  over 40  over 200  i" J  An   Inland  of  Black* Cnta.  One of the queerest corners of th������  earth is Chatham island, olf the coast  of l'*cii.idor. This island lies 000 miles  we.-i nf (iiiiiyiU'iiil. and the equator  runs d.iectly through it. It abounds  iu fiits. every one of which is black.  These animals live iu tlie crevices of  the l.iv.i foundation'near the const and  snlisisi |*j- c.Uching lisli and1 crabs instead of rats nnd mice. Other animals  lound on this island are horses, cattle,  (lous. Lo.-'t- iuul chickens, all of which  are perfectly wild.  'lie  Illdn't  Iillco  Her. *  "T.ook , here,-' said tlio sour faced  lady who had answered his "personal,"  "your ad. Is a fake. It distinctly stated, 'Object, matrimony.' "  "Well���������or���������urn���������you see," faltered  the man nervously, "there was some  mistake. The printer oinitlcd a word.  Tho nd. should have read, 'Object to  matrimony.' "  The record of the Oliver has  never been equalled.  Wry   Near   If.  The teacher told ISIslo to name the  law hod I us of wilier. She had been  absent tho day before mid hadn't  learned the definition of a sound. She  IhotiKlit she remembered tlie name,  and she recited, "Oceans, buys, fc'ulf,  Ktralts nnd���������and noises."  f.'!-!<-.I   All   dm   Time.  Mother-Tommy, wind's the matter  with your litlle brother? Tommy���������  Ile'i cry lux been use I'm eatiiiK my  calco and won't hivc hhn any. Mother  - In I1I1 own cake finished? Tommy���������  Yc-'rn, and ho cried while I was eating  Unit too.  A   linn   Much   3 on R-l'(  Af'or.  Sho���������Wlio lu the moil popular man  In your club? IIo���������r nin. She���������Isn't  It rather conceited of you to say that?  lie-Oil, no. It la mornly equivalent  to miylriK that I lose more money at  cards than any of the othor members.  Used by 171 Railway Companies and a majority of the greatest Corporations in the World  These Typewriters for sale on Easy Terms.  TNE KOOTENAY MAIL  PUBLISHING COMPANY  LIMITED  Agents,  I  '   Zi THE KOOTENAY MAIL  LUMBERING.  BOWMAN LUMBER COMPANY.  c   'One of the most enterprising luinb  ernicn of America has  now, become  , associated with the  lumber/industry  ,-in British Columbia, with liend'iunrt-1  .ers at 'Revelstoke for   operations  in  tliis^province.   , Wc refer to Mr. S. ll.  JBowman, who.has purchased the en-  , The,Comaplix mil] will be started  up next week for the season's cut, and  will be run night and day. The  Revelstoke mill will start cutting the  beginning of April,, the combined  capacity of the two mills being', 320,-  000 ft. a' clay.  In the fall a'start will be made with  the'erection of the new mill at Comaplix,.so as to have it  ready  for   next  .. i   ,  season's cut. , *  "  Already, logging   operations   have  been actively;resumed on  Fish  Creek  Co's business, with mills at Snohomish, Washington, was started ,by  him 30 years -ago, and incorporated 20  years ago, the charter having just  been renewed.  . The company have-about CO retail  ynrds^and ollices in .the States, and  'handle their lumber from the ownership of the limits to the distribution  of it to 'the consumer.'  We Wish Mr. Bowman and' liis  associates all success in their enter;  prise in this province.  -BOWMAX LUMBER CO.S MILL, REVELSTOKE.  (tire'business of  tlie   Empire" Lumber Land 'the Columbia   River. ' -On   Fish  .Company,  Liinited,  taking over  the  in ills at Revelstoke and Comaplix, tlie  "iimbe'r Hmits'on the Columbia  river,  Fish creek and Adams- river, and   the  - , ��������� ...  isteamooat   business   on   .the   North  JVrm. ' .      '        , .,  Creek the,' logging engine camp is  againat work, and , another logging  engine is 'being , procured to extend j  operations there.'. The camp on the  Columbia^.River, which ' supplies ��������� the  Revel-to'-e "ii]','i- a-.-ain iu full swing.  MUNDAY LUMBER COMPANY.  Progress Being Made With, the  ,.   New Mill.',  The Munday Lumber company have  the machinery on the way for the new  mill   at.'Three .Valley   Lake.    ,,'flie  milling plant-is being'Supplied by the  Wnterous Engine Works of Brantford,  and thc engine secured  hy   the   company is one which .-ecured  first award  .at the   World's- Fair   nt   St.   Louis.  The foundations for the plant are "now  being'laid in   concrete   aiid',, cement.  The niimbir of hands employed by the  company ,was considerably   increased  this.week, '.'it is stated the mill when  completed will bo the, best   arranged  and most complete' in the interior.  Synopsis or Regulations for Disposing of  Minerals on Dominion Lands 'in Manitoba., tho Northwest Territories and  ' the Yukon,Territory. . ,.  EST.  1377  INC.   18 98  CHIPS.  1 ��������� *-  A new lumber company' lias .been  organised to Operate in the Revelstoke  district. , ,(���������','  The Big Bend Limiber'Co's mill at  'Arrowhead is cutting full blast and  employing over SO hand-.  COMMERCIAL.  /     ,   IMPERIAL BANK.    0  Thirtieth,Anniversary of Finan-  - cial Institution Jiist Passed  BOWMAN' LUMBER'CO.'S TUG A XL) TRANSFER'BARGE  _;Mr.   Uowmnn  'Int.-   organi-ed. The  ffiow'iiian Lumber Company,  Limited  ���������With: a   cupiral' " or- -rl.i'OU.OOO,  Z to  .conduct the biisin'i ss  in' which   lie i.������  ' interested, on   thi-^-i^r.   ��������������� f -1-0 l'li-c'  The companylhave now   fiom'eighty  to one hundred men in the woods?  '  -.     - 1, .- t  A'. -F. Dudge ni will leiuain-with  the company'ns gener.ili 'superintendent.  BOWMAX LUMBER CO.'S LOGGING TEAMS, FISH CREEK.  "The oHicers of the new company are':  I-J5. H. Bowman, president; E. C. War-  f'jier,   of   Minneapolis,   vice-president;  .and F. E. Sine, of Revelstoke, Secy.-  |-������rensurer. ,  The new company has already taken  [-.steps to increase the efficiency of the  jilevelstoke and Comaplix mills, by  .ordering three carloads or" new ma-  [.chinery, the * improvements being  tmade principally in planing facilities.  The company have very extensive  timber limits in connection with these  mills, and are in the business to  stay.  As illustrative of Mr. Howmnn's  stiiyingbusincss qualities, we may say-  he still owns the business with which  he first started in Iowa. He is operating extensively in Louisiana,  where he has yellow pine mills at  Loring and Plymouth, employing 500  men.      The   S.   H. Rnwmnn Lumber  The Imperial Bank of Canad.T,-with  headquarters in Toronto inula branch  in this city', has just passed it's  thirtieth anniversary.      ,,  The Imperial Bank'of -Cnn.-da embarked in business on March 1.1 75.  ,For the first year it occupied quarter**  in the Canada Permanent huildim: oil  Toronto stieet. It subsequently le-  moved'io the Exchange building on  the corner of Leader Lane and Wellington streets then occupied by. the  Toronto Corn Exchange. wh.ch  premises arc today the head oflice of  the hank.       ... _  At this period the cipital of the  bank was $250,000. On July 1. 1875.  the Imperial Bank absorbed the  Niagara District bank and the capital  was increased to .foOO.000. The progress of the Imperial bank since that  date has been marked, the paid-up  capital today being $3,000,000, and  tho reserve $3,000,000. while the bank  has branches in Quebec. Ontario,  Manitoba, British Columbia and the  Northwest Territories. .  y D. R. Wilkie has been general  manager of the Imperial bank since  its inception. With the exception of  William Henderson, the messenger,  Mr. Wilkie is the only man who bears  'that distinction.  Coal.���������Co'al lands may ba purchased at  (10 per acre for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Not more than 320 acres can  be acquired by one Individual or company. ' Royalty at the rate ot ten cents  per ton of 2,000 pounds shall be collected  on the gross output. ' '  '  Quartz.���������Persons of eighteen yeurs and  over and Joint, stock companies adding  free miner's certificates may obtain entry  for a mining- location. ,  A free miner's certificate is granted for  one or more years, not exceeding live, upon .payment In advance of $7.50 per annum for an individual, and from $50 to  U00 per annum for, a company, according  to capital. .  A free miner having discovered mineral  In place, may locate a claim 1500x1500 feet  by marking out the same with two legal  posts, bearing 1,location notices, ono at  each end on .the line of the lode or vein,  The claim shall bo recorded within fifteen days if located, within ten . lies of a  mining recorder's oflice, one *tditional  day allowed for every .addlUjnal ten  miles or fraction. t The fee for recording  a claim Is $5.       ,     ,  At least $100 must be expended on'the  claim each year or paid to the mining recorder in lieu thereof. When $600 has been  expended or paid,- tho locator may, upon  having a survey made, and upon complying with' other requirements, purchase  the land at $1.00 an acre. '  Permission may be granted tij the Minister of the anterior to locat. claims  containing iron and mica,.also c. pper, in  the Yukon Territory,'of an are*.not exceeding 160 acres,       ,,  The patent for a mining locatl a shall  provide for llio payment of a loyally of 2J pel-  cent or the salob ot tlie products of tlio location  Placer Mining, Manitoba and lhe N.*W.  T., excepting the Yukon territory.���������  Placer mining claims generally are 100  feet square; entry fee, $5, renewable  yearly. On the North Saskatchewan  River claims for either bar or bench, the  former being 100 f������et long and extending  between high and low water mark. The  latter Includes bar digginga, but extend*  back to, the base ��������� * the hill or bank, but  not exceeding' 1,000 feet Where steam  power is used, claims -200 feet wlda may  be obtained. c   "   ,  Dredging la the  rivers of  Man'.toba1  and the N. W."T., excepting the ~X ,kon  Territory.���������A free miner may obtain only-  two leases of Ave miles each for a term-  ,of twenty years, renewable 'n the dlscre-,  tion  of the Minister of the Inter'or        1  ' The lessee's right is confined to t\ie submerged beds or bars of the rivti  below!  low, water mark, and.subject to the rights'  of .all persons who have, or who may re-'  ceive  entries for bar 1 dig sings  or  bench  claims,   except   on    the . Saskatchewan  River, where the lessee may  dredge to  high water mark on each alternate leasehold. ' ,   ,. ,  The lessee shall have a dredge' In operation within one season.from tho.date of  the lease for each Ave miles, but where  a person or company has obtaineu more  than one lease ono dredge for each "fifteen miles or'' fraction is su'flcient.  Rental, $10 per annum for each jalle of  river leased. Royalty at the rate of two  and a half per cent collected on-rae output after It exceeds $10,000. ' 1.  Dredging in the Yukon Territjry.���������Six  ���������z-'y exp o h be: e & :pvimp%''������7>&\.  .,."-.;���������;;. .':' '���������    200-212    F I RST, AVE. 7NOflTH:-!-; A^-A^V ..-.:���������.-..'.,  MIIVNEAPOLI^ y yy/VAvl-yUNNESt>TA;--  Write  '���������lshtr7  W-:Mtt*3������&^iM  fJ&EEP-'POST/Ei-D'  - rS Hi PL-AC AiN  E.   B.   EDDY'S  <���������  1     ,    "KING, ED WARD," JOOO-i  Q5>  J     ,.   "HEADLIGHT,' 500-'   '  ��������� ^S' '���������''  "   '   "EAGLE." 100s and 200s       '' i  S^  ���������   "VICTORIA."  ������i������'a  '���������r' ," LITTLE OOMBT." ' ''"  'O  FOH   SALE   EVERYWHERE.  t     *           l            '      ,                                                        '  Are the Best that can be bought.  Dqnjt experiment with other and "inferior brands  leases of Ave miles each may be granted I *!$* - .    ������ .  fearas:faiseo'?enlwabre.a<term ot T��������� & The Best House In7Tomi.'  ' The   lessee's   right  is  confined  to" the  ' T " ' " 4"  submerged bed or .bars in thi river'below, low  water  mark,  *t��������� ,._'-"* -" -,T  -   -   ^   ������.   ������, -    -    -   -s- -5- -s* .-���������������-=���������   *>  I-  "        ETQQMAPi' IY ���������|  ������$i  MOTEL :LARDEAU  - "    A     COMAPLIX ^   BANKING.  E. P. Bousford, ot Vancouver, has  joined the staff of the .Imperial Bank  at Hevelitoke.  Mr. Weir, of the Rat Portage branch  of the Imperial Bank, was on a visit  to Revelstoke this week in connection  with his inspection of western  branches.  About Rheumatism.  There are few diseases that inflict  more torture than rheumatism and  there is probably no disease for which  such a varied and useless lot of remedies have been suggested. To say  that it can be cured is, therefore, a  bold statement to make, but Chamberlain's Pain Balm, which enjoys an  extensive sale, has met with great  success in the treatment of this disease. One application of Pain Balm  will relieve the pain, and hundreds of  sufferers have testified to permanent  cures by its use. AVhy suffer when  Pain Balm affords such quick relief  and costs but a trifle? For sale by all  druggists.  . that'boundary to  oe ftxed by its position on the 1st day ot  August in? the year-of the date of the  .ease.' x ~_.v  The lessee shall have one dredge In op-  of   the  lease,, and   one  diedge   for  each  i-idiion  within   two years from  the  date  five   miles' within  six   years  from  such  date.- Rental, $100 per mile for the first  ���������ear." and  $10  per  mile  for each  subsequent year. Royaliy.'Bame as placer mining.     *        ,.*_      ���������   i _y ... <  Placer Mining in the  Vukon Territory.  ���������Creek, river .gulch and hill claims shall  not exceed U30 feet in length,   measureo  on  the base line or general direction o c  ,ihe creek or, gulch, the width being fr> i  1.000 to 2,000 feet.-All-other placer claim*.  shall be 250 feet square.  Clatms are marked by two legal posts,  uno at each end, bearing notices. Entry  must be obtained within ten days, if the  claim is within ten miles of mining Tt  corder's1 office. One extra day allow*;  for each additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking a ciaim  must hold a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled  to a claim of 1,000 feet in length, and if  the party consists of two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the output of .whicn no royalty  shall be charged, the rest of the party  ordinary claims only. L  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at the rate of  two and one-half per cent on the  vai'i  of the gold shipped from the Yukon Tvi  ritory to -be paid to the Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant *  more than one mining claim on each set  erate river, creek or guich, but the same  miner may hold any number of claim*  by purchase, and free miners may wort  their claims in partnership by filing  notice and paying fee of $2. A claim may  be abandoned, and another obtained on  the same creek, gulch or river, by giving  notice and paying a fee.  Work must be done on a claim e*ich  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has been dune  must be obtained each year; if not, tn<.  claim shall be deemed to be abandoned  and open to occupation and entry by a  free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may be lo  fined absolutely by having a sur^ej  made and publishing notices in tbe Yukon  Official Gazette.  Petroleum.���������All unappropriated Dom'o-  ion Lands in Manitoba, the North-w������������*  Territories and within the Yukon Terrl  tory are open to prospecting for pi*lrot  eum, and tho minister may're������������r*,.' [o������  an individual or company having machinery On the land to be prospected,  an area of 640 acres. Shoul-z the prospector discover oil in paying Quantities  and satisfactorily establish such disco*  ery, an area not exceeding O10 acres, in  eluding the oil well and such other land  as may be determined, will be sold to  the discoverer at the rate of $1.00 an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate ae  may be specified by order-in-councll.  Department   of   the  Interior.   Ottawn  W. W. COItY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Itatejijr.  ftt-i -  Well .Furnished ' '-    Good Table  Best'Brands of WINES; SPIRITS and CIGARS kept'in Stock., ' f  .'   '.W..?HAMILTON,.Proprietor.'   '       '���������'   f  * 'J y,.'' ��������� '       ��������� . *    < ,   . f  , ,Vb\  jdjrtjsizh:  PERFECTION   GOQOA  It is absolutely pure  COWAN'S CHOCOLATE CAKE ICINGS,  CREAM BARS ETC. ARE VERY CHOICEST QUALITY  The COWAN CO., Limited, Toronto  STRUCK ORE  In our big Tunnel. Mining Experts say it will grow richer and  better. Many large Gold Veins are just ahead and will be cut in  rapid succession. ,  We Own the 200 Acres Without Debt.  SEE  AT GOLDFIELD  The camp of Quick Foi^urics. We own 100 acres, with rich Gold  Strikes all around.   Gold Veins discovered.   JOIN XOW aud     '  HELP US DIG  Every Share of Golden Sun stock gives ownership in the Gold field  ]00 acres and Colorado 200���������total 300 acres. Dividends declared  on both would  be  TWO  DIVIDENDS  FROM  ONE  INVESTMDNT  Brick for Sale.  CEDAR TIM BE It LIMITS  Bowman Lumber Company, Eibh Creel;  The undersigned have just burned a  kiln   of  500,000   brick,  of  first  class  quality.    For price  aud  information  I apply to C. B. Hnnie <fc Co.  Wing Chung's newly imported stock of Chinese  and Japanese goods.  The best assortment ever  landed in Revelstoke of  useful     and     ornamental  articles:  Tea services  Plates  Hahkets  Cane Ch.iirs  Handkcrclhcfts  Flower 1'ots  Uinbrollii Stands  Lunch Uaskeli  Smoking Jackuta  Silk Goods.  GOLD FISH  Kine=t stock of candies nnd fruits in town.  Front Street, Revelstoke  The Mahler Mechanic r Puro Tar Soap licals  and boftena the fekin, whilo promptly cleansing  it of ffrease, oil, rust, etc Invaluable for mo  chanics, farmers, sportsmen. Free sample of  receipt of 2c. for postage. Albert Toilet Soap  Co., manufacturers. Montreal.  $15.00 BUYS 1000 SHARES  ifrlij buys 3,1100 shares.    .$.J0 buys 0,000 shares.  Full paid.    Xon-assessable.  BUY BEFORE TIIE PRICE ADVANCES*  500 PER CENT  ORDER   AT   ONCE  the Cheapest and best', with ore  in   the  mines and  cash   in   the  treasury.    If over-subscribed your money will be returned.  Highest Commercial and Bank References.  MAKE ALL REMITTANCES PAYABLE TO  The Golden Sun Mining and Milling Co.  ������  r   i   '  20-4 KiTTru:ncii* Buir.nryo,  130m 18  DENVER, COLO. THE KOOTENAY MAIL  O  P  li  Signs of  Spring  , CONVEY A WARNING'  that, certain ailments: general- '   "  , debility, dyspepsia, rliciima- ,  tisin,   liver  complaint,   etc.,  , need attention.       '     ,   ���������'  ' ' ��������� a  .. .There, isn't anything .better ���������  thiiii  a -bottle   of'  our  own  *.'  Tonic  '���������Hypophosphites  r Made of the' best, drugs and  <*-,      carefully compounded. ���������' ,  ���������  OnlySl for a Big Bottle  CANADA DRUG &  BOOK CO.  MARRIED.  bi;A\vioiui-Bniu: ��������� On 'Wednesday,  ,'     thcVith In&t., (it 'the "residence of  -Air. JainesTt'. Reighley, by the Rev.  W. C. Culder, ' Robert Zara Craw-  ' ;   ford to Annie'iruldah Berg, both of  Revelstoke.        , \  Local and General.  .   The cm few byl-.uv is to   be enforced  - ' i  ���������   at IC mn loops. .  The Revelstoke Football Club has  reorganised for the season.   /  'The'wife.of Dr. Brett, of Banff, had  her thigirbroken by a runaway.  '*\V. \\\ B. Arnistiong, of Arrowhead,  bus been appointed a notary public  C. P. R. stock reached "last week\the  highest point  in   its   history,   rising  Ui MO 3-8.  ,11     if*'    propohed   to   extend    the  "' Okiinsigiiiy telephone    system   .from  ���������  Vernon'to Minu. ��������� -   *  ' . The   Ciilgiiry   Herald   makes com-  jiliiiientary'iefcience to   the  illustra-  1 lions appearing in the Mail.  Dr..I. Hamilton, of Kootenay Lake  Hospital. Nelson, has been appointed  in charge nf Airow head HOf-pital.  Owing to the dearth of potatoes the  "Bowman Lumber Co. are importing a  car load fiom Minneapolis.  The tiout fishing season opened  Wednesday K Steiss reports excellent lifh'm" at Three Yallo) lake.  C. A. Haite mis been   appointed  to  chiiigc of the C. 1'. K. height sheds at  Revelstoke, vice E.G. Brown, lesigned.  At the Vtesbyteiy meeting at ctica-  mous Tuesday it was decided to iiuth-  '  orise n second Presbyterian  congrega-  ,   tion in Revelstoke. >  The Cochrane ranch,   in   southern  Albeita, containing some 66,500 acres  of "mud, has been sold for flOO.000,  to  an American capitalist.  The Arrowhead Lumber' Co's mill  is again running to full capacity and  is employing 80 hands. Mr. TV. B.  W.   Armstrong   has   been- appointed  inan'iiger for the'.company and Mr.  Gibbons is mill foreman.   -  M. ��������� M. Collinge, foreman of. the  Kootenay Mail ollice, had his left  hand badly crushed in ' a printing  press on Wednesday. The injuries  were dressed at the hospital by Dr.  Cross and Mr. Collinge is now .doing  well. ��������� '��������� , .','���������.  . The boys of tho ' Revelstoke High  school say(< they will never be advocates of women's franchise, us thc  girls arc so largely in the majority at  t he school they carry things their own  way and the minority representations  of thc boys meet with no consideration.  R. lapping writes:���������"While attending the theatre lust Thursday night  Conductor Ogilvie found a purse containing Ittf5, lost by Harold Nelson's  agent. 'Mr.-Ogilvie made it public.  Such people should be encpuraged in  our midst.',' , ,   ',  .' The C. P. R. have called tenders for  a number of cottages, section houses,  and other buildings in Revelstoke arid  along .the Shuswap a'nd Mountain  division.''The plans for the ,.station  have not yet been received and tenders  cannot be invited for that till 'the  plans arrive.  . ��������� A con temporary, referring to the  value of newspaper advertising,' says :  "Why not advertise a church, or any-  thing else that is worthy '?' It is certain that a newspaper or magazine  should not be expected to' contribute  of its goods, neither tor the church,  the party, or the ,government, any  more than ' should any, other individual."      ' .    *-      ' ���������  '-  CHURCHES. '      ,    ,  St. PiVitk's���������Second Sunday in  Lent. Services at,8 and 11 a. m. and  7.30 j. in.'."      ' ,-  ���������   '���������  P--i:shyti:iuan���������On Sunday evening Rev. W. C.C.ilder gave particulars  of the great revival meetings being  held in Wales. ���������  Subjects for Sunday the 19th : ' a.  m., ,'"One Thing ^Necessary,'"' p. m.)'  '���������Evan Roberts���������A Study."  MrriioniPT���������On Sundav night Rev.  C. I-I. M. Sutherland preached on  ",Th'e Biggest Devil, in yRevelstoke,'"  which he described as the gossipcr,  and referred to thc -great'mischief  caused in a community -by .wanton  uossip and slander. _    -..  The rev. gentleman also referred to  the scheme on foot, to bui'd a new  Methodist church and said it was intended; the building should be- twice  the size of tbe present church, and  that a basement would be provided  in which would l.e reading room,  gymnasium, and other attractions for  tho voting people of the city.  Subjects for Sin day : a. in.. "'Loyalty to Christ." p. m., "The Best  Thing in the Wurld or The Brightest  Angel in Revelstoke." Special music  as follows Anthem, "Saviour Now  the Day is Ending." choir. Male  Quartet, '-Though Your Sins Be As  Scarlet," Messrs. Reid, Barber, Hastings and A Hum. Solo, "Just As I  Am,'; Mrs. Bews.  The "Empire of Japan" will be the  subject for -tudy Monday evening in  the League.  The  Body's  Health.  From the Baby to the Grand  Dame. We all noed brushes  For the body and hair. We  have the hes-t  Nail  Tooth  Bath and  Hair  Brushes  we could possibly procure.  RED CROSS  DRUG STORE  C I-I AS. J. Q U' NAN; "Manager.  NEW BUILDINGS.  A leading firm in the. city proposes  erecting a brick block on McKcnzie  Avenue.  Arrangements are t being made to  build another hotel on First Street.  Tho building will be a1 frame one.  IN 1898  : 1899  1900  1901  1902  . 1903  1904  Money has been made in Revelstoke  Real Estate by Judicious Investors.  i mi >  ;    The same opportunities exist note)  as have existed during the-past, seven  .years, but'it is a foregone conclusion  '' that they will not exist much longer. '  There  wilL always be money to be  ' .made in rcaf estate 'in this city by the  man with thousands to invest, but the"  time" is indeed limited when the man'  s-with the small .bank account.and the .-  ''   wage-earner can 'invest his savings to  ., such,advantage'and so'confident of a-  " . larp-c and rapid increase of value and  proht. -  'i ���������.    Right  now  is  the time to  invest.  "Don't   wait   until v building ' starts,,' if  '��������� ypti .'do , you   will - surely.- regret   it.  '   ..There will be more building this year-,  than rin any year ol   Revelsioke's liis-'  .'. tory.'' The Revelstoke   Land- Com-  -   pany . own ' the   choicest "residential,  '  "property  inathc  city  and offer it oiv  , terms   of   payment'   extending   over,  ' -,, three years. - ���������  ' 'Address' their agents either by mail  _, or personally. .' They   will   give   you  -full information and treat',you right.   ,  REVELSTOKE  INSURANCE  ������������������'   ��������� ���������'   ' "        7" "��������� ��������� "'limited    .',. . -    '",  SOLI!  .-A-G-jENTT '  LOANS  ;        "-"���������''���������      REAL   ESTATE  AGENCY  INSURANCE  ;  VOU (JAN OBTAIN INSURANCE  AT LESS COST  FROM  H.N.COURSIE  WITH GUARANTIED  PROMPT SETTLEMENT  THAN FROM ANY OTHER AGENCY  WANTED  WANTED���������By Japanese,   position  us cook, or similar   work.���������Apply ut ICooTiiNAY Mail ollice.  w  ., ANTED���������The party whoborrow-  i V I'd from our library Sweetland's  " Loose-Leaf Accounting'' to return  same at. earliest, convenience and oblige  The Kootenay Mail Publishing Co.,  Ltd.     '  Moscrop Bros.  Sanitary  Plumbing, Hot Water  & Steam Heating, Pipe Valve  Fittings, Tinning work of  all   Descriptions.  Electric1 Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  Electric Fixtures &������" Put In.  Second Street, Revelstoke  GUILLETTO & GALLO  Soconfl St., KovoI-l'.'c,  announce they have entered into pnrt-  "nership a*.  Grocers.Confectioners, Fruiterers  r)KAL,KFlS   IN*  DltY  OOOT)'-i  ANT)   riflOTH   AND   SUOK-i  a rid will  extend   their business with a  view of making it second lo none.  If/itc   ,  OPERA   HOUSE  TWO NIGHTS  Thursday and Friday,  MARCH "2*.id & 2 Ith,  Mr C. P. Walker present" .the eminent  actor  JS/LTl.  HAROLD  NELSON  A XL HI.- COMPANY  In   in .-Ul.-.r.it': revival nf fJulwr  'fA'tt'-n'- r'.'.ii'>u-. cl.i-'-ic  Mr. Nelson J inoO'-il Uhnr;n:ter  I'ortr.i ,-:il.  A liio.-l uornplf:!'' .V-'til-;  mid (Jc-ltilin'-  l'>|iiij.iu"rit.  Prices : $1 & 75c.  ScittH on Hiilo ������t (.;...n.ida OniK Htoi-c.  SPECIAL  NOTICE.  All i. bets of  llu>  ICNKMITS  OF  PYTHIAS are specially i'i'(|tiested to  attend the regular MEI'VI'INO on  March 22nd.  I'u-iiu'������!" of Inipoi-lance will he voted  upon.  S. Mc-nONALD, IC ol'H. & S.  (������{inl8.  BRICKS! BRICKS  The liest (Jlny in Okanugiii' Valley.  UVII-liurnt r'neks in l.ii'lju or miiiiII  fpiantities al rea.*-onable ptirc-*.  KXHKKHY   HWKJK  At TILE CO.,  IJliiijel? Endei-liy, H.(;.  NOTICE.  The [lailnei-liip bet eiofoi c existing  between .I. (.uil'-lto and .1. Gallo has  llii^ day heen dissolved liy mutual  ���������nn*������*nl. All accounts due lo tbe (inn  up In thai, date an: pay.ilile lo J.  (luil"lto, and all accoiiiiL-. incurii'd  oll-r thai dale will b>- payable to .1.  (Julio.  I'cmoiis having aceounls ugainst, the  film up lo date of dinsolulion of th''  piii'tnei'.*,hip aie reipie-ted Lo render  same.  .1. (JL'ILETTO.  J. (JALLO.  fti!ve.|-,toke. Mrircli .13th, HK13..       (ilTtf  WANTED���������A   GIRL   for   General  Housework. A|)ply D. It. Campbell, Big Eddy Mill. (KJO  WANTED KNOWN���������All kinds of  looM'-lcrif account books, card  indexes and special ruled, perforated  or punched papers may be obtained at  the Ivoo'I'kx.vy Mail Printing Ollice.  WANTED���������An energetic and reliable man to represent us at  Revelstoke and surrounding territory  and sell our Hardy Specialties iu Ktuit  and Oi namental Nursery Stock; special  list for li. C. planting. Territory reserved. Pay weekly. Handsome out-  lit furnished free. ' Write for terms  and send 23c for our Handy Pocket  Microscope.���������Stone and Wellington.  Foothill Nui's-eries, Toronto. Out.  WANTED���������TO KENT-For six to  twelve months, a FURNISHED  HOUSE of from four to seven rooms.  Apply, stating rental required, to "M,"  Ollice of ICootkxay Mail. 01 lie  T Y P E W R I T E R S. .  FOR  SALE���������One Secondhand  Empire Typewriter.  One  Franklin-(|Type\vi'itei',  good  as  new.    Easy terms if required.    Apply  lo  Kootenay Mail Publishing Co.,  Lid., Revelstoke.  Cut Glass  The  Best  on  :**>  Earth ||������fe-fe  XMAS GIFT  J. Guy Barber  .   YODO FUJI  has reopened a , ,  RESTAURANT'  on McICeuzie Avenue.  Open Day and Night. First-Class Service-  I37lc  IF you want, good work done in  House, Carriage Painting or Decorating:'  call on  D. BRILL  Paper Hanging a'Specialty.  Dougla,-. street. next, II. Ni'cdhiiiii'ss*"]  oke. 13fl up w  Wm. Fleming,  - Whole-ale ,-uul Uuiail  Meat Merchant.  Fish   and   Game   in    Season,,J  First St., Revelstoke.  Tugs, Launches fob sale.  YaeMs, Seows chartbb  WAINE, ALEXANDER & CO.,     a  Ship and Machinery Urokers,  321 Cordova St. West, Vancouver, B.C  LUMBER FOR SALE  Lumber of all kinds at reasonable  pi ices, Prompt delivery guarnnteod.-  Le.-ive orders at Lawrence's Hard ware.  Stoic.  F. .7 UL7AN,  32tc Greely Creek Lumber Mill  W. A. McDonald  PLASTERER & fJIUCJa^AYER^,  REVELSTOKE  The only first-class plustcrcr in town.  7..efc me know your requirements. . A  Carload of 7_,inio just imported.  A Carload of Brick under order.

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