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 '"-\  ���������0  Provincial Library   Jnntac  99  ,  *                                                                                                  k                                                                    f>  i                               ���������  ��������� -;  ,   JrJ'UJ3IJXSJd-J������J_L>   TUJilSDA^   -A.JN U   _b 'JriXIO-A-^ST.  '                                                                                                                                                                                 r                             "                                          (<  r                                                                                                                                                                                                               i  '                                                                                                     (  Vol. 7���������No. 14.  .."''/���������'       REVELSTOKE. B.'G.MARCH 23, 1900.  0,  $2.00 a Year.  ^^(^ftflrtflfstflftrtrffl rtnr^e$)^rfrtf$) <$������^f$)f$)^������������^?(<Sb ������^<^<^<^<^<&rfo ffo  Just Received at  j) THE  <���������*$���������> '"': '  An excel I out stock of Gents Clothing it) Latest Styles. ��������� i  Union Madi* Overalls and Jumpeis.       ,     '      ,"  .LeviStrauss-& Co.'s Overalls arid Jumpers.  Gents Neck Wear in Newest Shades and Patterns.   Gents Half Hose.  Curtain Poles 5 feet and 12 feet in length.    Pole1 Sets' in  Oak  -md Mn-  ��������� hogany: also Grille Work.    Window Shades, exceptional value.  Straw Mattings and Jnte Rugs, etc.. etc..   ,   . ������  % Tojopen up to-morrow, direct from Great Britain���������           ,;���������         ~    ���������   ������������������  '   cfo * Blouse' Waist Patterns in Novelty Silks.             -.  js. ���������Dress Patterns in Latest Designs.  ,    -                     '\    .       ,  T* All of tlie above will be marked at a very close margin! and extra values,  <���������*���������$!*������ (i     may be anticipated. ���������,                                               '                             t  I JAMES   GILL   &   CO. ' $  4-  .2. '  Not Fop Party Lines,  In spite of rumors to the contrary,  Sir- Hibbei t Tupper seems to bo of the  same opinion on the political situation  as when he.' declared himself at the  meeting of the.Young Men's Conservative Association a couple of weeks ago.  In an interview to-day he blamed the  conservatives for not uniting with the  libeials for the defeat of Joe. Martin  when he first advispd such a course, as  the   act iou   of  conservatives   here in  i iy f  insisting on paity lines had had, the  effect of driving some liberals* into  Martin's camp. He, however, thought  theie was still time for the parties to  unite., '    *  It is now time to order your Spring Suit." Spring  Goods now in.,   W[e will make them up at this' ' , '  .   -    i - n      t  lime at very reasonable prices.  SON,. THE TAILOR.  <���������*.,*} o'  , As an illustration of the justification  of his stand, Sir ^'Hibbert said:   "Supposing that   the Zulus   aud'' Basutos  should rise in South; Africa and start  iu ,to massacre all the Boer  women  and children in the Tiansyaal,, would  England look calmly on?   I think  not.  Even before Oom Paul could "ask  Her,  Majesty to aid him in suppressing the  bloodthirsty savages, British generals  would bemarching side by side with  the Boers to suppress the uprising, and'  when the Zulus had been punished in  the interests or humanity, the war between, the British and the Boers would  be again resumed.    It is so  in  British  Columbia.    We have a savage reckless  Zulu element in our politics, lead by a  Zulu named Martin, ,aud the respectable, time-tired, civilized political patties who,have  been  fighting against  each other since the dawn of confedera-  tipn^fSince .-Cahacla ������>vas���������should even'  -now inarch sicl'e*i)jr������i'de against an irresponsible   political   chief   who   would  massacre our fondest hopes,  our most  cherished desires to make British ' Columbia a great country, ruled by*'a wise  and just  crovernrnent���������hopes  and desires that will never reach maturity  during, the domination of Joseph Martini"���������Colonist.    , '  ,    '  &^ <^/&������^>^rt/fy <ty������/������/%^bl'&*to  ,      GRIP AND PASSWORD.  Oddfellows Making  Preparations  for  Their Eighty-first Annivorsary..  <   ' I.' Oi o. p.   ,  Selkirk Lodge, No. 12, will  this,year  celebrate the eighty-first anniversary  of the order by the holding of an nt  home in the lodge room on Thursday,  evening, April 2(5.     Though   open  to  others it'is the intention of the members to make this' gathering more par-'  ticularly.a re-union of formrr Donald  residents, this being probably the.last  opportunity of collecting their   numbers, as they are. fast   scattering   to  various parts.     '  r -        ,    , t,  At its regular meeting last night,  Revelstoke Lodge No. 25 appointed a  committee to make arrangements for  the" celebration of the eighty-first anniversary of the Order and the opening of their new hall. Thes entertain-  ment will probably take the form of  an oyster supper. Further particulars  will-be "given later.'      f ���������  K. o.P.   (  At its' last meeting Gold' Range  Lodge, No. 26*, conferred the page rank  on two candidates!       ' " <  Nelson-Knights are striving hard for  .the banner lodge of the province, and,  have now a membership of about. 120.  At  a,> recent 'meeting they initiated  eight candidates into the mysteries of  .the,page rank, the same evening introducing four victims who had been  initiated as pages the previouB meeting to be advanced to the   rank  of  Prepared Fop  -. ' Two Years' Siege.  . v    .  (Special to the .Mail.)  Lojndov, SI arch 23���������4 a. m.���������Again  there is a persistent rumor, that llafe-  king has been relieved, but tbe war,  cilice declares' there is no confirmation  of the jeport.  '  '��������� No' attention  is  paid to wild Boer '  ruinor3=o������=Gonj)rinridant Oliver's vie,-'  tory over General Gatacfe.  All-  re  ports regarding British operations in  the Free State continue to be satisfactory. > Nothing has developed regarding   General  Buller's  intentions. -  > ,i ' y  It is reported   from   Lorenzo Marques'  that ��������� Pretoria is prepared to stand a  siege for two years. Boer women are'"  frantic   at' thc  reverses to Boer arms  esquire.".  Tenders  SOLE AGENT,  4  $*j*  t  *������*������  ���������ST  OFFICES =  FIRST   STREET 4>  * Now1 is tne Time to Buy before" the Spring  4- Price List is in force.  f  A^  ���������*-������������������������>  t^������f������7:^^4^-v^tvf^f^^^^^^f^  Fancy and staple groceries*  the best'. ��������� Pickles of everytj  ' kind : Mixed Pickles, Plain?  Pickles, Sweet, Pickles, Pic-  alillie, Chow Chow, Mustard*}  and Catsup, in bottles, jars1^  and   in  bulk.    All   of  the!  *-   i i  purest und best. Lowesti  prices on these goods/  [crockery &  [glassware.  l)on*t forget that our prices'!  on Crockery and glassware'  lire the lowest quoted in,-  Itevelstckpi  'MEN'S CLOTHM.  Our btock uf Men's Furnishings  and   clothing is. complete aud we can sell you anj  outfit nt    very    reasonable!  prices.     Pauts will be made!  a specialty. '  orris ^Stee(ij  Coursier's Old Stand,  FIRiOrCsTT   ST.  ^  js are,being .called by Primrose Ld*ifge,/No.- 20," of "Kaml'dops, for  the erection of a fine frame'building. ���������  A i."o. f.;  Court Mt. Begbie, I.,0. F., will hold  its next regular .meeting on Monday  evening next. 'All members should'be  present as there is important business  to be brought up.'      "    '  The Jate R. L. Brown, who was  fatally scalded aboard the tug Ymir,  at Nelson, carried a life insurance of  $2000 in the Independent "Foresters;-  The documents necessary to secure the  payment of the i policy have already  been forwarded to the officials of Court  Sherwood Forest in Toronto to whicli  deceased belonged froru where they go.  to the permanent officials who issue  the checks.  and   are  entreating  to   be allowed to,  shoo,b ��������� the* -British   officers, now   im-'  prisoned at Pretoria., .  1 Replying in the,House of Commons  to questions.on the  subject of  Meth:"  uen's  disagreements  with  his'officers, -  which have  caused  considerable com-,  ment  Wyndbain;  under' secretary of  war, declared that no charges had been  brought against  General, Methuen hy  .'Colonel   Gough  or 'any  other ofneer.  Colonel Gough  i.s alleged to have been  ordered' home  by   General' Methueu,  after  declinining.. to obey "a command  issued  by   the  latter aud the^ Colonel ,-  demanded; a   trial   by;' court martial?'.  ,He has'been granted "an "inquiry.5"''  ,No   further   peace  overtures  have-.  been made  to  Lord Salisbury, nor are.  tiny expected. > Recent correspondence  has been confined to  the treatment of  prisoners.    , ' y  .Lord Salisbury is holding the presi- ,  dents of the republics responsible for  the welfare of the/ British prisoners.  The question of the safety of Johannesburg and the gold mines there has not'  been raised. ������������������  He Refused to Take Part.  A prominent llevelstoker whose  name appears as a delegate to the  "conservative" convention but who  was unavoidably absent, today informed the Mail that when first seen  about attending^by Secretary Sibbald  he stated he didn't care to take any  part and refused to appoint a' proxy  even. Indeed, he km id, I had to ask  what they meant by "party lines" so  little did I know about the matter.'  And this is what the Herald looking  complacently over the list of names  calls a representative convention. For  a starter, let it explain the above;  there may be more next issue. *���������  Lucas-Short. ���������  A very pietty and fashionable wedding took place on board the Str.  Kootenay at Arrowhead on NVednets-  day evening the 21ar, the contracting  purties being Miss-Ethel S. Short, the  captain's daughter, and Mr. John C.  Lucas of .Northport, Wash. Rev. T.  Menzies assisted by Rev Calvert, of  Trail performed the ceremony in the  ladies parlor of the Kootenay. After  the ceremony the guests partook of a  sumptuous repast- provided by Mr.  Hudson, the steward; then followed  toasts interspeised with songs, and  Mrs. Capt. Robertson played the accompaniments on a piano provided for  the  occasion.    The  guests  departed  LICENSE COMMISSIONERS MEET;'.  And  Grant  Extension of- Temporary  i-   Permit to,Ed. Corning. ,   a-  The adjourned meeting of the board  of license commissioners   was  held   iu  the court house  Wednesday  evening,  considerable interest' being   taken   as .  was evident from ,the number  attending.  '   But   two    applications-   were  brought.before the commissioners, that  of H. A. Brown for a transfer of  the ,  Union Hotel  license to  Ed.   Corning  and,the latter applying for transfer to  the premises known  as   the  Edwards'  Hotel.    A petition  against  granting  of the license   was  receivpd   from the  \V. C.T. U.,   ard   Mr.   Corning  presented one on his  behalf,   both   being  fairly   well  signed. -  After   some  dis- ���������  cussiun, during   which   the.   applicants  addressed the' meeting,   the  following  resolution passed :-r-  Movcd and seconded by Com mis-  sionfii'H Nettle and Newman: That  this board of licenso curnmisMoncrs '  extends to, Mr. Ed. Corning one  month's extension of the temporary  permit pending tlie commencement of  the erection of the new Union Hole!  or any other temporary quarters meeting the requirements of the law; and'  this board agrees to decide tlie applications one month fiom tonight.  No Cause for a Hurry.       ��������� .  J. M. Kellie, M. P. P. said today '  when seen'by a Mail man that he had  nothing new to say about politics.  He thought there was still lots of time  for the independent electors of Revelstoke riding to come together and"  choo.se a candidate as Mr. Martin  apparently seemed to be in no hurry  about appealing to the country. A  small delay, too, ho thought would  help everybody in securing a better  idea of how 'things would settle   down.  about one o'clock in the morning longing for the privilege of in   the   near  future, ajfaii? eujoy-ing the*,hospitality   through the province  for  the  general  of l\fc crew* o\ the t),y. Kuotkitiy. vhiUiuu/ THE KOOTENAY MAIL  TLbe 1Rootena\>  PUBLISHED SEMIAVEEKLY.  ���������AT���������  ' ESVELSTOKE.B.C,    ,  ~- ���������T1Y���������  ij. n. uampbkll,  1-1'HJ.ISI1KI* AXD PllOI'KlKTOK.  Subscription   Pries,   $2.00   Per   Annum  ADVERTISING   IIATEF   quot,       on , appli-,  cation.  JOB lMUNTI'N'C of every kind at most rcapon  able rate and shortest notice.  ACCOUNTS for job printing or ndvei'tibiiig  payable on tlie Hrht of every month.       ,.    '  COlUtKSPONTDKNOE on all. mat tors 'of local  or public interest inviled and carefully considered. All communication1! to the Editor  nuisL be accompanied by (he name of the  writer, not necessarily for publication, but  11 .s an evidence of good faith. , 0  Address     " ������  Tins Kootenay Mail.  Revelstoke, B.C.  FRIDAY, MARCH. '������i,  1000.  Til]'1 Ilerahl, politically, K  seeming  iv   (lisiioiiest   or,    elhe   an.' igiiurant,  bungler.     Tt .seems'lo wish  to'deueA'e  or confuse,.lo make mis-statements or  unmeaning  fiddle faddle.    Just, look*,  for, instance, at its position on'   "p.i.'iy  lines   in < provincial   afr'aiiV'    and    say  whether it is shallow ^stratagem   or ,a  distressing density iliat  i-s   responsible'  for such a crop of cross-purpose-i as in  * /  this   .stumbling   stuff tui-en   from ' its  own .columns    within   the    past   two  weeks..  c  On -\iarcb 9th, speaking on this  subject as a conservative paper, it  thought for the electorate that .fresh  inllucncos shoald.be brought into our  provincial aftaiis '"by adopting tho  system which has so long prevailed in  Ontario. Quebec anil ^Manitoba, of coii-  testing our provincial elections along  the lines of the parlies in the JJo.mnii.n  house" and. proceeding on these lines,'  llu; Connervatives hei c;'-'called a convention to "bring out a conservative  candidate "being cuininced that the'  mass of the electors desiie a contest  on party lines''" and/���������'will poll their  votes for a conservative.*"'  On March 20th; three days after  tho convention, it recommends "a  fusion,*"' as .it the time of thc original  formation of tho liberal-conservative  party iu the Dominion. Jt finds a  lo.-tUire of the times in the .fact that-  two or three liberals-were, at. tho ''convention'"'' um] says the. present crisis'  in the province is "too grave to be  , indued for'a mere party tiiumph or  to be twisted into an attempt to  bolster up any political party at  Ottawa." It continues:���������"It is a time  for united action on iho pait of all the  host there is^'ii thc province   .villi   tie  dictory and inconsistent as to require  an explanation removing the suspicion  of insincerity or tomfoolery there is in  them. Either the Herald is wilfully  aud wickedly attempting to win liberal  and general suppott to a purely conservative candidate, to be titled a lory  triumph in event of winning, or it is  unable to stick to simple facts foi; two  weeks together. Which is it ? Play  fair and tell us ! Make no abstract'  explanation, though/of the relation of  liberal and conservative when joined  by a hyphen for in ' principle and  practical politics they are as dissimilar  as antagonism and oppositcnes's can  make them.     "At   once/ liberal    and  conservative" is as sensible as a   north  i-  by south course, and in explaining il-  self���������we hope the Herald will stick to'  the words, liberal and conservative, in  the Siinse of general usage, not o: s.mie  hermaphrodite thing., "at once' libe.-a!  ami conservative."  The political situation is steadily,  clearing, there is actually a streak of  blue in the sky, and our'advice to the  independent' electors of Revelstoke  riding, whether conservatives, liberal or  labor, is to, keep themselves free from  pledges until the situation has still  further unfolded "itself, for just now  things are most decidedly coming their  way. 'J'he "party lines" movement is  already receiving .some pretty rough  handling and its exponents steadily  getting the,, worst of it. The Victoria  Conservative Association has, after its  third meeting adjourned to'meet at the  call of the chair which means practically the defeat of .'��������� party linos" on  the Island. \Tlie Nelsou-Rossland conservatives ' tiimmed disgracefully on  that issue; "without, regard to partv  aliiliation in federal politics/' even  here'at home Revelstoke votaries of  "party lines" are now talking "i'u.sicm'"  '���������and united action of ail that is best."  Si' far, 'indeed, there arc but ��������� three  party conservative candidates ��������� in ti.e  field-arid " tlif--!inos--sif=.-org.''.nizatioi] by  which they are guided are extremely'  loose. This jill has its elect on thc  political crisis-, aud io no one will it be  mot:c__tmwelcome  news   than'to   that  Kootenay Lorig-e  /2T*  Xo. 15 A,Z?. & A.BIL.  -*   *   'i'lierc'siilarniceting-  A?"      ait'lu'ld iii iiie JM.i**--  e&c~-'--.-V' ~~AC\      'nii'J Tc'iiijile, 3;ouri)'j  ^F^I^iYA ^ryV4="-������?;'!!.   on   the    Iliii-iS  $S~~-*^ulhtel^J^^~s A onda v    in   eai; 1)  -=*"<t������'/As: Abr^ %~-3'  V-_s ,1111 iili) :it lb p. in.  Vi-.ilin:; Ijr'it liren  cordially \V elcomed.  IL J.-UltATT  iSECmiivvKY.  Jl'SVSI-.STCJZS ZiOSOJ?*, I. C O. V��������� No. 25.  _, tj.. \~. --i-~ 'Iteifiiiiir nice'im:*? are hold  - "~^,,"/-,. A-jViV*.' j.?,   in Oil'lfeU'j'.r..' IJnll every  ;/''iA-'-jA_--VJ':Af)''":VAJ','1'usl'''''-v "*tf'ir< l'i,   eight  ^U;r.V^;.-.-r^:- -j- j,j^vrj o <'!(.cU.   Visi li n������ brother.*  *-.'������'��������� <j--' <-,;'-3i-'   cirj..illy v,-pic<,med.  T..I.C31 All A?,;, I\*.C.   J-:. A. 'CKXTLEfj'Ols', Hw  i i. r  <W.Tr-"i-������-*.' T.iT'f"   a"A   1������   : n  n  i? '  ^i���������h.^ ;\ic,'ts r \ery T;rt'-.1������>;.   ?r'-\        '~7l',~r~->:^n o\. ni'.r; JnOiidn'l'iiw*  i' ii ;'fi.   ^^^.i   ....     ���������*. . .  /:/-    y)        pi   -A\l!:iil     .il     s    (.'elo.-i.  Misss^ ��������� ^-.tssAn.rh- iii'.ited ui ni  I). JIAXBL'RY, X. Li.  teii'l.  U*. ?,I \TilI!'. Kir  i-^'  A/: .^t?v    ccur;.? r.-rr. ssc-Eri*  K. I). .J. f'. .lOUX.-SOX,       C. \V*. rUiTCLlKLL,  a. it.. ,,   it. s.  m  ^2    ���������^^sW    ' ���������   K- of ���������p" No' 2G-  Rcvelstoke, J3.0.  j. "\v. cp.osrf, jr.D,,  c. o.  '    ���������A\*. WIXSOH.  K. ov li. k'cS.  \      il. IiOIjDWU   ���������  :,_ri. r    .VNALYTiO'AI, ('!JC?.:i,'.Y AXD    ,   ,  ,  AHi-Uiy;'!';.  I'oy.i] .Suiiin'.'Ol* IMiiuis, London.  ijcvon ye.-1 !'������������������ nl J'.ior.'.i. Works. S\Viiii*-?������.  Seventeen y<;.irs Clnei* t'homist to Wi^an  t'oal and Irou'Co., Km?.  Liito (Mn'iiii-t ."ml An-'iy-j.', "ff.sll Mines. Ijld.'  K\ c-ry d'"-i'i iji'jion 'Ol a:*i-.iy> and analytical  work umir-'-lal*'."!.  ('laiin- f'N i nil,  il'mid rcno.'Uid up.iii.  Ui-; ," *��������� ���������.[.:���������> :(,;.{..!���������. C. , I  -? r,\R.Vi������Y & McGAUT^P^  '       IJAKRISTI'^S, SOI.lf-ITOriR, K'l'C.  C)Fi'"rci:s :    j\for.'*ON.-*   :l.\vi-   IJi.oci",   JM:vi:i.-  f-TOKl., 11 V.  '    ?.[.)ilOV IO i lil'l.  Cii.-i-.c-. lk'\o--.uk.', li. f'.: Ii'ciLiSioi'lc, I>. C  Gi:o. S. :.k;<; \i: n.ii, J. A.' I!.\i:v:���������".-.  li'r.\ j!-,io!.!'.,!.>. t*.       ,    I-'o.'l ."'tccic, P. C  stormy petrel, Mr. Martin. It is his  only hope o? victory to sot parties at  each others throats, but it looks as if  thc sober sense of the people may yet  thwart his horrid plans.   :   His   efforts I  to stamwede the liberals ot' the country \  * . *  i  in his direction has signally failed, and j  has won tu him nothing bub an insignificant section in Vancouver city, j  solo object;(.fth������ welfare and piogn-ss ! He is a leader without a pa.tyandir'  of the community tfmh a -mion i thc ?���������**-- work o������ ^^'P^dent u.irty ;  coui.'l onlv be alrocted by a party 1.,-ix d    continue-  J  \   V    .       x      i  1   _,> Ot   ',       J? I ���������      1  ' ���������  SURGliOX to ":uk-<'. v. n., city jii-.altii  '. ' UJ-'I'ICJl-JK. '    ���������  Oflice: Taylor T-lock, J!aokon::ic Avenue.'-  G-Oici   liilver,  iss&a, 'ana  qio'DQt - Gres  V  'AT       ''"������������������ ^ j T f7.'ifj     11 !��������� Ti >7p V  and  ii-- will .-hortlv be driven  out of' our aitairs with ignominy and  contempt.  "Thei'K was more than one stauncl  ~ on broad   iiuo-s   at   once   libeial  couservatixe."  What a change is here .'    Uefort: the 1  (     '   i  "convention,"  a   contest   "along   the j liberal at theconser\alive c.)n\ention." J  lines "uf the parties in the Dominion J Good 'reason: there ^ weren't enough !  house" for which it'runs a conservative ; pai.tizau conservative^ ' to go the thing ���������  cindid.'ite only:   After the 0<;n vent ion, [ aion,;>  '    I-'. <'.. S.. Vac.  A--.i\ i 'l*.'"- ind ^rul.iniin.ii'ii! \N'o'-lr'J,  vaStol'^'oi:. i'.. c.   *  ,     .-..uw '������������������ ; W'.ir'. *, 7:;-7l!l i-curic:' ^M'L'i'i.  I- ���������jii'..'!'.n>-1 ;.' T>'i-'' '"���������������' '-' *!,e ������������������'���������><>.���������<-��������� cl:i-ses  ur o;i^ iiir lh- r.illiiwin���������' Kngli-ih houses  \\ iiui.i a   !���������������������������; .cs.ail*-. vi/..:  ViviiMi it --������������������*, S\v.iii-..i:i. KlIirtlH jrelal O).  r.id.. W :���������!���������..���������;)('!���������;. rvintli Wft,!*'-,, ,->nn:Hors,  t.'i-iiii r-, Ii'-ilvcis/eis, Maniifactmoi-s.  ChocJ'ing   unoltor    lialjja   a   specialty  it i- tinier tor "iusion    ','utnr.i'rl  for "the we!f-ne,  nnd   pt"igi'.������'--  ���������tClion  coii'in'mitv '" bytip.uty 'v.t on*;*; u -j������-i ;il  "j'llK J-b-r-dd  pubii^u-"*-  a letter Anni  Allic*"   (''invi-ii   in    the    coii'**"-)'. . i-..  anil  COIi'i'l'V.ltl vv  <ilIL-i  i convPoLi'ur)   o(V>':ing   ihe   ;i,J"i'-'t  i i    -  i i ii i \ U U 2      n*J V U L  .      ,  .i   *i       ������  ,-*       ...   .n  s-*i->-- i- ���������    "- ���������*.    ���������:���������"'< ri     "���������-'. ;���������=��������� '-'^. I i ,"������������������('<  ;l,i. '.-omradieiion   ...nan .*    Wa-   it   a j that pl.u,.. and    ������l,i.-h. i.   nd-b, .p  fi    r-', ;?-  r ;    -' r.tO   !_l/*li iei.:  A  '���������fuiiiMi" party, "nor to b������. User) fi,r a  ni"re'}i!irtv triumph oi' to bolster up :i  political paity a( ntinwa" tii.it Sir  Ch.U'i''s Tupper ^o i -cently vt'y<>m  iueiii'i''(i as a g.m'i w,i\ tn gi'l l.a< ic  federal loi y cimtrol. W,t-, it "at nin-c  liberal and cmi-sci'.ativo," l!n. emi  iiiii b' "'a leaiiet of  aud   was   it   "lunled  I fur ii-J'if,     'j'es I      Tt, liinst rln -'i us i,o  name is att-i'-licd. ,  The (nse Altered.  w i  I, Minn amioiiiici d I li.il JMi'. .M.ifl in  I   lake   -oiii"   I \\ n   \\ (���������'���������ks>   Iiiiitfer   lo  REVELSTOKE  i'nlii|i!i'l e  lll-  l-.i llt'l''! .  II  and    (hat   Ihe  led ions ai i'   h,   in* ' ii' la v>(!   im'.'l   tin-  '.iin-oll-i-i-l-anil   X.i n 11 li m>   \oter-'   Ji-i-  ,ivc    1 "''ii   re\ i^erl      Tloit   pi.ii t i;-;illy '  action of  all th.i.1    i->   lii'-.t."   lie,    t,il!:i-d     hh'iiiim th.it   Ilie   pi'omi-c  of  Wlitioli   \di  i  Charles \\ iison  >)'A A  ���������*������������������ lien he .said  in  M  oiii real   trie:   oIIkt  ���������I     >-*l'.*.������������������!< ill  licloi-"   ilie  eiiil   oi   the   iiu.im-!.il   y.'.-n  will not be fulfilled,   for  aim"**'.  '-\ ,-7-7*  d,iv tiiat   In;   favored    "-.tnii^ht   partv I clav ii������>w lefl umild h;ive lu In* nliii/.-'d  li,.."' that  UrirM, nohimbia wa, me,* ! t^Xun^y^ '"^  t  \n helmiiiL'iy consei \.iti\e und inen-  ne\ ei'e.sisted a i-elter- (ipportuniiy of  km ur'iinij a i,ons"rv,itiv������.' rfnvernmciit,  Wii-< tliis the l'i'-.1 iinpiriiic,' th.' bamiei  ;-.! the cmvi'iilioii - -I' C "ill do a������  Hu^li Job1! di'l ari'l this, (oi,. '.'.11,1.1  in.idi Mr. Taylor armounc- Iiinisi-IL" >\  eoiiservniivo or iiotliiiitr.  I!,-    IIM'.-llltllM^  tile    Ji"   !*���������','���������  Illt-yi"-!'! li  1 ul.-- iiloiiu' v* i'll 1 hi i-<* idvi-.-i--'. un.-)''*  ;t> ,1 I'l'W \> ivk" .i;'n ii" loi.ial ii". ������������������ loo  li'iv.    And he i'tee:\ - .",*- \v.11'-.i-i--- r" -r I  I ilC-'--   pi'I,   III I.I'  '   Ol    ' Ll    "'.lllll-   "*''*'. !'!���������  ������������������  on  the .!ii-*if" of  ! he-e 1 i.i e '.    v, ,,h<-    in-  iLnn-rlil, it tii-. duly   ������'���������   ." iu-e   lo   -i^'n  Mlt'il  Will Mills oil   llle Cilvic" ol   Hi'- I'll" ,  niini*-'i-y 111 .mt it 1 piii ion (>1 l he -i'-.-i('i',  Tho.se iiiiiiistcr-* wi'" nieinln'1-. of t!,e  lioiric and   v,"|-e   sii|ifOi ted   liy   fl   inn- ,  , jorii.y: the   pri"-<-nl   ioii.i-.lerH  tire   not  Tons there is no fac!. speal;in^ I'nsion ' inei)i'li"i"*, nnd .Mr. .Mail in has tea,  on,- j  ,.'.ii 1, ���������' ������-iir;ii"rtiM   in   the   lic'i-'e.    .Mafvellou-i, |  oi united action in thejibove and to any j i;///.',.,,/.,,,. ,.,., t,Mhf eou-fil ul ion. ;  iiiiy'Uii'f'iit reudi'V tiievAiro;. no - cdtitrj'- .j i-Piy.'Uiw,   ���������������������������',���������      A . A    j  Ax (lie !;n(iai  ' I ill! e i, ��������� ,1 c y in  .-' ,i,t li A n I'-a 1  li'. ;��������� u ,- ��������� tired  t,. f, , -i i'n- ������������������ilia,-,,   I' 3       Ml    i A'  l.i.'i.ld.'.V     I'li-ilil'**  in 1,' ���������. ���������!��������� 1 ok" i-  '' ' 1 ,1, *, v 1! 11' 1,1' 1  llliI \." .1.1 v e "il'.'  I . f 'III- .'ll'! -el  ! iii-r ij   i-    1 (io'i, |\>i  P     S 4/?^^'.oCE=f  ti Li    if fj P  J.  k M  VSL1Z2Z3  iSKSHZl*  "V  \\ ft  \X.i3  13  A 47      Yi  ���������f  ������������������SB,  m  r#  ARGK AND M'KLL JJGHTED  SA?.JPLi: liOO:\l������. Heated by-  ������������ hot ail" and , electric bells mid  light in every room. Frets bus meets all  trains*.  -     REASONABLE  KATES.  Xitflil Grill Uocni in"connection for tho  convt'iiioiiciMif Kne.-t-. .-irriving and,departing by nitjlit train*. Hourly street  cur bcLwccn hotel and hlation.    REVELSTOKE, B.C.  ABRAHAMSON BROS.  . POOP'S.  o*  Newly built.   "   Firsb-clas*  in   every   respect.   1 All  ' .modern conveniences.  Liu^e sample rooms. Firo  proof safe. Free '"bus  meets all trains.  , '  ���������I  1 I  Ai  Al  J,  AV  A 1, !$���������  *te  ;^t������..*.ft.-.V.;  ,-;'.'   '���������,'} ''Ai-^kh'-^-'-' P*" -/ ^ - H  Under same ruiiiiniXGiiicnl:  QUEEN'S HOTEL,  TROUT LAKE CITY     -  I  Q--a-C<H>Cha<>-���������KKW^ }  <j>'-i     TJ'STJT'ii    T*ii A *y7"        ''  6 ���������  T  ,  Q =  0  <?  (?'  O  "5 "Best Brands of  Newly Built.  Lighted by Electricity  1 hroughout.  ****���������  TUP PiTV MAT  B. OALBT: "PROP'R:  A      VVinss, Liquors and,    '  A..,       l^1'"        - ���������  V ��������� '  ,0<>C>'0'0-D-0~C-0<^C'6-0'0<>0'���������CH>a-CK><>0���������'  y ii 1 -Tj ,li x A h  ix U ;1 H  1 ", ' ������������������ ,      ' ' '  j. A. Stojne, Proprietor. ..'.. .    '  Ratc:v.$i per day  1 electric ligiited, furnace heated  Ne*\vlv built and furnished,. .A .  i^inest  and   best  supplied   bar  in the city*  C  .'or;Front and BePxSon Streets, Revelstoke, B.C.  O-0*:QKD'0<><><>Cra'0<>0<>0^^  V  6  o  x  T'XXIE]   _  '; ^  *iiO0ueiiaY.LUinoei  .0.,  .  0 Manufacturers and Dealers in all Kinds of  o  (Limited  Liability.)  D  rices i-ki  Also shiij;;de.s, mouldings, base boards,  casings, finishing  lumber, extra  wide  clear pine and cedar.      Long  dimension   limber   cut   to   order.   ,A large  a.-jsoriment of  season .lumber kept on    t  IkukI in the yard and  sheds at Revelstoke by the pioneer lumber dealer  of        ������  Kootenay   who also has had considet-  able   experience - in    eastern   Canada ,_  which   enables   liim   to cater for .what  tiie builder requires.    You will always  find him ready for business.  ������hl.     Terms Sti-iclly Cash.     Leave Your Order.  .'4  .;T ���������..r^/.K.....iJ,-.->*iTr-i-L~,j-^-rj-^*ffnr Jt-^xti-g^ jrgyj^aTg^������xcAq.*Ki.-r i/ui mrii'i'*!'*'  'I Mint- '.  Ii-  .l    ''Im lire   ;i i.'l   \\ "  V'ill      ,'|i   Ji'.1 \ (i|       I ')  tf.i'c   ynii   -.ili-fiic  I |(,u    in       1 1 ,,,'(!:"i'  V. i,t I..  i,  ''I i l.ll\ ,  !  .QSO..    a     HQQAN".  B ? WJ r* r������ y    Qq   fs ^     Ptirnilure and Undertaking,  \1 ll W 0 0 ft   &!  U U = 3 Repairing & Upholstering .Done  \Y,i!������'!i in-" in '���������'���������: ncclioii fir-foivifri'nf fmiily ;iii(i ol lier furniture,  h I'lr'*'-. I'.c. .���������.: ��������� ,ii:,liily ur ( tlii'i- r.Ue-.. Atrents for Kay mo ml Si'\v-  i,i;.'' M.ic iiini'.  ..���������.���������./���������'���������  uitfliUMHHjmwtwmwi. THE KOOTENAY MAIL.
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PORK AND  BEANS.
'TiS not a dainty tlie god-; would reliah,
Those fea-Ains pods of mythology;
The name would never with giace embellish
Tlio ninnus of high society;
But notliiny can ��et more ije.-.utiful notion
Or. the hunger spot 'ne.-itli a fellow's jeans-
Can give lrorc comfoit and satisfaction
To a yeaniing stomach than pork and bean*.
When the inner man for a feed Is nay. ins
And the system is wrapped in a'llanie of yearn,
When the stomach rebels and is misbehaving
And the teeth in an\iety seem lo bum,
' How the gay, glad Unlit of anticipation'
' Through a fellow's optics in joy careens
When on Use air of tlie .feeding station*
'He sniffs the fragrance of pork and bwn*.!
When tho purse is flat from a dearth of boodle,
If but .i dime is reposins theie.
And a follow feels he could eat a poodle
Were it shown on thc picini as ljelniuu hare.
When a lcg'lar dinner with pie and piijldin
Is away up yonder beyond Lis means.        v
One feast is his, and a mighty good 'un���
A man's size platter of pork and beaiu.
Chicago, mart of thc ho?, we bless you,.
In'wreaths of prnlitiKU* deck your name, ,
And,' Hwten. wc fain in love ivmihl ciiii'si yon
For the-succulent trtirU you have pi veil fame'
No combination do culinary
From the dainty ditlies of kings and queens
Clear down to poverty's oornmistary,
'    Can hold a candle to poik ana brans.
���Uiiiivor I'ost.
The Story of a Young Woman   j>
Physician and a Young*       . ���
' Man Patient.       L     ',,    ��t
It was.n in'ono* day Cor Martha JRvans
Tvbcu, after'fouA.ycars' hard work in a
celebrated nu*(licai:-.fscliool, she returned
to her native city, routed and furnished
n tiny olliee on rhe main street, iiiing a
gilt sign in' the window and sat down to
>awnit a call from some nIHicted'onc.
.Martha, was a "new woman" in the
sweetest, noblest and purest sense "of
that nineh abused word- She bad none of
the coarse, maunis-h alVeetations that so
many women supnose.' they must display
in'order to'impress t\ie world with their
ncntal superioiit.v, but. a holy desire 1o
relieve mankind of a few of the "ills that
. flesh is heir to" made her voice <-ol*t with
womanly .sympathy.
1 Dr. Evans spent the first three days in
' arranging and reai'ra.iisins ^e Utile office
into which she had gathered numerous
tokens of .love'1 received from friends and
admirers, and the place wore a decidedly
feminine appearance. *        "        _
On the moriims of tho fonrtlyla.v. .inst
as she was eiitc-riiiy the olliee door, a loud
ring ar the telephone made her heart' leap
��� with expectation'.    She Cohly ran lo the
instrument and received this mess-age:
"Please call at once at die residence of
Mrs. Grcengo. , Mr. Gr'ooniro is ill."
In her haste to answer the call she almost forgot her medicine en.<cA The
(jreengo residence was only a few blocks
distant, but tlie short walk gave .Martha
time to compose herself, and when ok
Mr*. Grcengo greeted her the youthful
physician was as quiet and dignified as-if
life was an old story.
"You   remember   me,' don't   you.   iny
dear?"   asked   Mrs.   Greengo,   extending
her hand, and Martha replied:        _
��� "To   be   sure   1   do.   but   who   is   Mr.'
GreengoV   I thought you were a widow.
"I am a widow, my dear.    Mr. Grcengo
i�� my nephew, a,very brilliant young lawyer   but somewhat given to melancholy.
He seemed  well enough  when  he came
.down  this  morning,   but  a  few  minutes
,   ago became ill and asked me fo rail .yon.
So saving; the old lady led the way into
the 'sitting -room,   where   Mr.   Grcengo,
clad  in dressing gown and slippers and
'   with  eyes closed,   lay  stretched .-at
leivth on "a great couch before the
place,
dear,"
full
fi rein y
and
"Here   is  the'- doctor,   Paul
annouueed   -Mrs.   Greeugo,
then she seated herself on the couch at
his feet. > , , .   .     .
'    The man on the couch moved his head
slightly, but made no other sign of having
^Martha's quick eye noted the giant
frame, the long black hair and the large,
strong mouth as she drew a chair, to "?s
Bide and, laying her tiny fingers on his
wrist, asked iu gentle tenea:
"What is the trouble, Mr. Greeugo'
Where are you ill V" ,
Without  opening  his  eyes  ho  replied
crossly:, ,
"1 am a lawver. madam, and not a physician. How do 1 know what is the trouble*.'   1 soul, for .vou to find out."
"Yes. sir; I know." said the lady conx-
in-lv.  "but you  imi��t loll  me how  you
&    Your pulse is quick,  but with no
si"ns of fever.   Show me your longue. . .
He extended a largo, red, clean tongue,
*��� and Martha continued in sweet, coaxing
t0"Your tongue is peculiarly healthy
lo'oking. so it cannot be your stomach.
Sow, tell me. have you pain any place
ire you dizzy or faint?" The patient
opened a pair of lanro, mrlancholy brown
Ses. looked her squarely in the face nii.l.
laving bis hand over his left breast said:
���"For  a   long,   long  *<*����   l   l"in'�� ,ljH1d  a
" strangelv numb, empty .feeling riijlit here
"id. a pain, not an ache, but such a pain
I used to have in childhood when my
mother had punished n.o. I f"cl like
wiping, sometime,, ."-id ^^; ������Z
^occasions, by heart has pa!,nlnted so
' wildlv that it made me faint and Ul.
Martha's cheeks Hushed lightly. IvnotM-
Inr beside him, she laid her ear against
.   his chest and listened.   Truly, the pulsation of his heart was peculiarly rapid.
"Are you too ill to  rise*.'*' she asked
'""whr   if It -s necessary, I suppose I
can Btfinrt." ho replied savagely, rising to
WMr?' Gi-P'Miso sbook her head and looked frightened. Dr. Evans smiled roguish-
.,_      ��� ��� *������**''
shoulders. Mr.' Greenm*." she said, (jiiiof-,
ly eving the (all figuie before her.    Shall   ,
I*  stand   on   the  couch   or   will   you   sit
downV   Aud please remove your dressing
He smiled just thc ghost of a smile and
sat down. He was so helpless it required
the assistance of,, both' ladies to remove
his dressing gown. The doctor then
took two , strange looking ius-tniments
from her grip and proceeded to give Mr.
Greengo's h art and lungs a thorough
examination- V> hcu it was completed,
she rcnlaced the <iv. n-uinents. and, seating  herself    iodide   <.- -  couch,  she, said
quietly: ' .-���..,     A    .
��� "Mr. Grcengo, I fail^ro finu the least
symptom of disease about yon. I think
you have overtaxed your nervous system
a little and need some rest and recreation. If you will spend a month in
amusing yourself, mostly in outdoor exercise, and will leave work and boo.-cs
nnd business entirely out of ilie pro* j
gramme. I will give you a little tonic am. i
a promise that you will feel as t'ov.ud a- -
ever before thc nionlh is out." She gave
him Ihe prescription she had been writing while she was speaking and .then.as.
she drew on her glovo.s turned to Mrs.
Greengo'and began an animated conversation about old timoi and old friends.
* Paul Greengo watched her a few, minutes, a heavy frown between his eyes.,
then arose and left the room without a
word. ' n
Two davs later, as Dr. Evans-sat before her own cozy grate fire readinr the <
morning   paper,   the   otiice  door  opened'
and Grcengo entered.   '
"I hav*1 been doing just as you told
jne, doctor," he said, "and lam feeling
much worse. ' In fact, 1 have never been
so miserable in' all my life as I have
these last two days." ,
Martha's "great  blue  eyes   filled' with
tears. , , '
"Mi.-. Grcengo," she said, "you know I
am just a young physician aud have had
little experience.    1   will  be glad  if you'
will   consult   soma  ouu  older  and   wiser
than L." , ,      '  ',
"No; 'I will,' not," he replied stoutly.
"1 don't want any one else. 1 am sure
you can help uio. That is. why <J, called
this morning. Twain to tell you that I
feel horrible when 1 am alone, and 1 believe 1 need cheerful company.' 'I wonder
if you cannot arrange your work so as to
drive with me for au hour or so every
morning:?"     '   ' ,
. Ho' looked bo .helpless and miserable,
this "great giant with the melancholy
eyes', that Martha answered readiW:
"li will, Mr. Greengo, for 1 am vesy
anxious to help you."
And, so it came about that they drove
together^every morning thereafter, and
little Dr. Eva'ns amused her big patient-
with merry conversation, aud he began
at ouce to mend.
The days and the weeks tlew by, and
Martha's', patients increased in number,
but not in importance. ��� ��^   .
One morning in .lune Paul entered tne
little olliee on Main street with a,curious
twinkle in his eyes.
"Doctor." he'said, "1 wish you, would
listen to my heart this morning."
Martha looked alarmed and immediately  arose  and   laid   her  ear  against  the
broad chest from which Paul-had drawn
' his.coat and vest.   , .-. .
"Do you not hear a strange sound
thore, doctor?" he asked.
"No, I  do not', Mr. Grcengo." 'she rc-^
plied. ."It seems to me your heart beats"
wonderfully strong and true."
She moved away,  but he drew her to
him.
"Something is wrong with, your .ear,
Martha," he said, "for 1 hear it plainly���
a little song in my heart that sings^evcr.
'I love you, 1 love you, 1 love you.' "
"Paul Greeugo!" cried Martha, drawing herself from his-embrace andlooking
angrily'into his soft eyes. -Have you
been fooling me all this time?"
"No, darling." he replied. "1 have had
all the symptoms 1 told you of. The
buruin'-' emptiness a iul pain came into
my heart the morning 1 saw you place
that little gilt sign in. the window. After
that every time I saw you or heard your
name or'even .thought of you my heart
.would leap into my throat and there palpitate so .wildly I, could hardly breathe..
Don't give me any more pills or prescriptions, dear, but give me your own sweet
self, and I will.be'well and happy the
rest of my days1.", -
Paul is Martha's only patient now, and
the declares she has all she can attend to:
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Agent, Revelstoke.
Or to.    ������ !���
W. V ANDERSON,      '
Trav. Pass. Agent,
Nelson. B.U.'
K. .). COYLK,.
A. G. 1\ Agent,
Vaiicouver. B.C.
Kootenay'Railway-&   ��� '' ,"   '.
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Effective.Feb. 1st, 1900. .___
Kaslo & Slocan Railway
lAcxoiiirer train for Sandou and way stations
Sandon at 1.1 J p.m.. arriving ut, Kaslo 3.oo p.m.
International Navigation and Trading
Company
Operating on Kootenay Lake and River.
o s3lN'Ti.:itN.vi'ioxAi. leaves Kaslo fo.r M��
ut"fi .i'.i.K daily except Sunday; re���"?-*, loavcj
v-,.k-/.,-. nt i 'in ii in calling at ittuioui, i noi.
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witri S F. & N- train to and from bpokane, at
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Steamer Alberta leaves Kaslo for Lardb and
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LOVE AND   POVERTY.
n.(i rows bloom round my dwelling place,
Yd poor is niv home and small;  _-_
l'luM,: is liltlc of ijoauly and lhlle ��{ ernce,
Hut lo\o lias ciisliiincl it all;
Tlicrc K'U .'""1 iroulile lis^e c,rtun met,.
And Iiie Inn I'eeii full of care;
���Villi tears, bitter tears, have mine eyes been wet
With a sorrow iliat none could uliare,
IJut sweet, very sweet, is my home to^ms
Since love haa o'eraliadowed my poverty.
fn the twilicht dim, vrlicn the day is o'er
Ami the sun in the we��t blnl.s lov,',
t stand and wait by the open door
For a.wcicoine step 1 know.
Two ejes. will s-hiiiu ��iih the lovelight gleam
A-, all hittcrneis overpast,
The cares o�� the (lay will iorgotlen setm    ,
V.'lifcri my love comes home nt last.
Oh   lianp-.*, tlirice happy, the hour shall be
That briiiffctb my love to hu home aud me!
I dwell in i home that i= poor and low,
Vet r.-'ies I !i.��e to ��pjre.
That i.< 's.ii is the dr.irc=t my heart cm know,
Sii-.ce lovt has a dwe'.liujr there.
Th&ush toil is waaiy snd hard tbe figlit,
Our�� hc.irt3 inu=t be richly blest,
For love will shine a-s.a beacon light
To L-riils us peace 'and rest.
Oh, rich, passinp rich, is my lot to me
Slnco love has o'crshadowed my poverty!
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She���Promise me that if 1 die you will
never marry airain.
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V>'V-r?"r,~ir', ssat.  TBE KOOTENAY MAIL  9.  9  $  9  if  3>  IP  f  .v.  ip  9  I  IP  iP  9  ip  .9.  iP  US1C  If you are thinking of |  learning to play a vio- fc  lin,.banjo, guitar, auto- &  harp, or any musical |  instrument,,call arid see*  our most complete stock !|  'o     r  soma of our citizens of the   advantages j MARTIN'S MISSION'  to lie derived  that paper  from a subscription to  "From Capetown to Ladysmith," by  G. \V. Steevens, the latest and most  .-itithenic book on the war so far, sold  at the Canada Drug & Book Co.       o  9  iP  9  IP  Instruction   books   for all 4*  instruments    kept   ��������� on }������  hand. , '     -' |  ,   ������ 9  A   larcfe    assortment   of*  sheet music,  folios, etc. #  Will order  at the price $  (registered ' if , not   in "*  stock.''  Dr. Cross returned Monday evening  from Winnipeg much improved in  health. He reports having enjoyed  his trip though not expressing any  love for the excessive cold weather.  A  9  i  ip  i  I  /p  ��������� Revelstoke Station". Ip  9 9  , ^ferft'^'fb^'Pi'-yrft^&^^^fe-^fe^'^r*1!!'^*^'  j CanadaDrng&BookCo  <     'J���������L * lA  Captain Taylor requests a full attendance of mem hers for drill on Monday  evening as the company will be divided  into sections for shooting practices  which will be commenced as soon as a  target is prepared. '      .//  />  Word has . been received from the  Calgary fire brigade saying that they  purpose holding sports on the 24th, of  May and requesting Revelstoke brigade  to send a team'for competition in the  hose reel races.  MARRIED.  Lucas-Short.���������At Arrowhead,. Wed-  - nesday, March 21,- 1900,  by Rev.- T.  Menzies, John C.Lucas, of North port  .    Wash., to Ethel  S. Short.'of Arrow-  head.       ��������� '  - -��������� ,      ���������  LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  " It. Fleming and wife came up Tuesday from the south.'",      ������ ,        '  Fred Fraser, mining, recorder, returned Wednesday from his semi-  animal collection trip through. the  Trout Lake district where he has been  the last .few days gathering in' the  ���������license and poll tax fees.  The furnace is finally being connected iu the fire hall today.  * Nat  Darling,   of  Vancouver,  Revelstoke a/visit yesterday.  paid  The streets are almost dry and bicy-  jclists are.jnaking preparations by renovating , their wheels or getting  new ones. New' wheels are ,now' on  exhibition at the stores of the Canada  Drug Ac Book Co., and Guy Barber.  '��������� Dr. Fagan, secretary ,of the provincial board of-health, came up Tuesday afternoon from Grand Forks and  Republic where he lias been arranging  quarantine measures.' He,was a guest  of Dr. and Mrs. Carruthers during, his  short stay here., ,  In Search of a Finance Minister���������A  '���������>    Fruitless Errand.  Premier Joseph Martin spent Saturday in town.' His visit caused quite a  ripple of excitement, particularly when  it became noised abroad that the new  premier's mission was to invite Mr. M.  P. Gordon into his cabinet parlor'.  There were those who stated positively that Mr. Gordon had decided to  accept a porte-folio. There were others  who were equally 'positive that he  would do nothing of the���������sort.  Premier Martin returned to Victoria  by Saturday night's train. Apparently he had failed in his mission, though  there, wire not lacking rumors that  some kind of a deal.had been fixed up,  of which more would'be heard later.  Mr. M. P. Gordon, interviewed byga  representative of tlie*Sentinel as to the  objectof Premier Martin's visit, stated  that the premier had come up to Ivam-  loopp to invite him lo .join his cabinet.  ���������No particular porte-folio had been  mentioned. That was a matter for  subsequent "arrangement.' He (Mr.  Gordon) had discussed the whole" situation very!*' thoroughly ,-willi ;-J[r.  Martin, but as to the decision arrived  at he preferred to say nothing for tho  time being.  Whilst Mr. Gordon prefers to maintain silence for the present Jwith regard  to the resultof Mr. Martin's overture's  to him-to join his cabinet, it.is geiiiiially understood that he finally decided  to have nothing whatever to do with'  him.���������Ivamloops Sentinel.  % "QUALITY'FIRST IN EVERYTfilNG.^^' '"- ���������  %"    . ������1"' ]i������e ,of   Household Paints, Varnishes, Stains, Oils' rfc  ���������**���������$>   " "      -~- and Crushes are' '        T  ---    ^^^-^THE BEST MONEY CAN BUY. $  Ono coat of our Kpilsoniine i.s as good as two of any 'other.   ' < 4*  Small outlay makesevcrytlnng look nice in the Spring. p������$������   ��������������������������� ������������������������������������..,.,.., m&  $0  io  Lawrence,  Hardware. ^  Spring Vyourself for a-nobby suit at  J. IJ. Cressinari's, First Street."       o  Dave   and .Andrew   Ferguson  , visitors to the city this week.   ������  are  E. C. Davison  representing the California, Wine Co. was in town yesterday.  Jack'Sweeny, and .Howard Turner  came down Monday from the Robbery. They speak very well of thel  property, their being'a strong three-  foot lead at a depth of over five hun-'  dred feet, and will go hack again about  April 15th.'     ?  P. Moore came in from Vancouver  yesterday rafter visit of several months.  Exclusive, styles in woolens for gentlemen's wear at J. B. Cressman'sj  First Street.' o  Revs. Meir/.ies and Pollock returned  yesterday from a visit to Halcyon and  Arrowhead. ���������   '       ���������  , For bicycles this year the. Canada*  Drug &- Book Co. will handle the  Stearn wheel also the McBurney  Beattie bicycle���������this is one of the very  best Canadian  makes and has,all,ihe  I late improvements also, retails at a  moderate   price.      Call   and    inspect  .them at their store. 0  2 Bed room'suits. .  i Cook Stove.  i * 9  -   i Centre Table,  i Front ronm Ruo-  i Louiio-e.  To ...be  seen "at  the.  R. C. Pollock; Second Street.  GUY  BARBER,  'J JEWELLER.  The ssteam shovel gang is ut work  this week removing the big rock slide  at Arrowhead.  Our^specialty is   the  manufacturing  C. Skene, of the Revelstoke Mills  went to Comaplix this week to take  stock and make preparations for the  amalgamations, of the ���������> two plants'  which- will shortly take place. Mr.  Skene will then be secretary of, the  company and represent it in the lumber markets and on the road.      "   .  ��������� C.P.R."Watch Inspector.  1   . r  r "Watches, Clocks, everything in the line.  Specialty���������Watch   Repairing.  BICYCLES, Agent famous "Cleveland"  All Work Guaranteed.  MELDRUM, Manager.  ^^mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm^^'  FISH I  TSHI  I'resh Cod,   Halibut,  Salmon.  Etc.,  Smoked' '   '  Fish & Kippers a*Specialty.  Family Grocers, and' Produce, Merchants;  CAREFUL ATTENTON.  Second   Street,  Dissolution of Partnership..  rpHK ijartiitii'ship heretofore cxis-LiiiR- between  JL'   W. J'\ (Ji-iiffc and Robert if. JMayiic, can-v*'  mtc on bu.-incns under tlie Jirm  iiaine and style  of Criii?e & "Mnync,  at Revolutoke.   B. C, haf  this day been dissolved.  ItOBKRT H. MAYNE.  Dated chin 2Gth February, 1900. 7-1 ui.  FIRE & LIFE INSURANCE AGENTS, ���������   ���������''���������    *  ��������� ' -^^-A,NOTARIES PUBLIC, ETC.  first street;:; revelstoke. '*--  of  high   class   custom  Cressman, First Street  tailoring, J. B  tfj  F. Buker has started opposition to  the city council-in the matter of building sidewalks and this, week had one  huilt from his office, to connect with  the walk at Molsons  hank.    Dr.    Car-  Meiizu*, customs officer .at Atlin   'fUthers ���������l���������f? the",lmPle and now  brother of Rev.'T. M^nzies of Rev- I  ^* Wh1K Lo hiS "*������**���������f..    Who will  l-m ������������ni..i ���������u ^..-^..j....'      be Lhe next to Uike p������  work?  D  and hi  elstoke, went through yesterday morn  ing Ui Ottawa.'  Lauchlin McDonald came up from  Nelson Wednesday, after wintering in  Boundary and ��������� Southern .Kootenay.  He went west last, evening.  part in t the' good  PRESENTATION  To Ex-Assistant-Chief Allan of No.  Fire Brigade.  Your Pocket-book  .iiiaj' be low hue nobody .-sees il. but,  it* your clothes are shabby that  ��������� settles it. nobody wants to know von.  Ladies or Gents Tailor Made Clo'tlies  , repaired and cleaned in good hi vie.  Cull or send post card. *    -  Samuel   Needham,, Douglas St.  Established 13 year*.,  Strictly Union Labor Shop.  are   beauties     The, Spring   will   be here before you  know   it  and   you   will   be   uncomfortable with your  heavy   winter suit       Pick   our. your pattern no wand,  have your Spring Suit in time    t  1"  Jut-mac^ mi  First  . New Spring Styles-in Woolens.  QjRESSGSfl:^.3sr-  Stree  Revelstoke.  Tlie pt.lilic works cominittce made ,a  round of the city yesterday drawing  out plans for the street and other improvements to Im made this year.  Look here, what is the uho. of having  an expert tailor in town if you don't  take advantage of hint and have a auit  up to date, J. 'li. Cressman, First atreet.  Alec. Cummins, the Ferguson  merchant, was in town for n couple of  days this week. Mr. Cummins in very  hopeful of the ontlook for the hardenu  this season.  If you want to get fat  Drink Long's Dublin Stout  recommended by the medical  profe-^ion. Orders left, with .Mr.  Paget'-! express or by mail will  havo prompt attention. Goods  ���������"-���������������* . delivered free.  ���������Shortly after No. J pulled up ,,t u,e'. J.-E. LONG, REVELSTOKE STATION.  .station mst i-vening Lin; officer."  and   a j   '   few mt-mhcrB of No. 2 Vim 1 invade  visited th<-t'xprosi,-car in ei;arcl) of J,  G. Allan, their lab.' a'-sistant-chicf. and ,  on buing admitted J. T. t'amphfll, liis '  siiocr>s������or in ofTice, in a fuw well choHi-n  words pj-e.stmted Mr. Allan pu hchalf  of tho brigade" with a vrjry pi-ftty  locket li������',-iririg the inscription  Chas, Jo Aman  J. O.  A.  .Mr. and JMrs. V.'li. Lf-wis are expected in from ihe couth this afternoon  having visited Spokane and Southern  Kootenay pointy after Ipaviug the  coast.  PKOM  English Tobaccos,  Cigars,   Etc-x^o^^  Agcul for   "Quaker"    Vapor  Jhtlhs.  '   <^2ZCZzz2������������-^,PHONOGRAPHS.  H. J'"  .\o. -2  1900.  Me.ssr-5. Ahlin and Taylor (J.) have  taken up the Brehany concert for Ilev-  el>toke and will mrike complete arrangements for a iv fined and entertaining pt.'rforiiianc-f.  A. In'tveld-VPrancis, travelling repre-  ������".������tjilive of the  Vancouver, N^vs-Ad-   l<fI,,,,IJn(1 llU/Hli, ainm.h(,  . vei.-t.siM', ip iu town ���������trying U> ;yojivincfl   to otihyy thd umh po&iljwu.  - , ��������� ' . i ' .  , ''''.''.  From theorganizntion of the-hrigaoV  until hi������ removal n liionth ago 3Ir.  Allan acted iu tht-* above capacity nl-  wnys being ready and willing to assist  in any undertaking before the brigade,  also being a hard Worker in the raising  of funds for the successful carrying on  of its, work, fn preparing for the hose  reel races "Jack" was, ahvays to the  fore, and i.l.tiriic ai nXjvy ho wao fotkid  j Get that. Water Pipe Fixed.  !    He'll do it for you.  and Piece Goods in  TAPESTRIES, SILKS, ARMURES, MUSLINS,  MADRAS, BOBBINET, Etc.  The  neateat and  prettiest goods  in these lilies tve  navfj.yot received.  Write for Samples and Prices  Free to any Address.  vs  O  *������,  Wi  Largest Furnishers West of Toronto.  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